7 Days Annapurna Base Camp TrekAnnapurna Base Camp Trek

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Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 7 Days
Trip Grade: Moderate
Best Season: March to May & September to November
Per Day Hiking: 4-7 Hours
Elevation: Minimum 900m - Maximum 4130m
Accomodation: Lodge (Teahouse)
Transportation: Flight/Tourist Bus/Car/Van
Trip Start/End Kathmandu/Nayapul
Trek Type Tea House ( Lodge to Lodge)

Overview

Introduction

Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550feet.) trek is a moderate nature trek. The Ghorepani (Poonhill 3210m), Ghandruk village, Annapurna base camp (4130m.) and Jhinu(Natural hot spring) are major attraction of this trek. Annapurna base camp is surrounded by many Himalayan ranges which include the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and famous virgin fishtail (Machhapuchhre) mountain that dominate the skyline above Pokhara. Nepal Hidden Treks and Expedition organize this trek in 7 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

This trek starts at Nayapul, a short drive of 2 hours from Pokhara. The trail takes you through forests and fascinating traditional villages of the Nepal indigenous communities of Gurung and Magar who will greet you very warmly if you cared to stop for a conversation. The views from the first rays of the sun at the break of dawn magic of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayans from Ghorepani (Poon Hill,3210m.), that is absolutely magnificent. The hike continues through heart touching blossoming dense rhododendron forest and Bamboo with unparalleled snowy peaks scenery in the background to Tadapani. After reaching to Chhomrong Gurung village, we follow the Modi Khola and passes through stands of rhododendron and bamboo. By the time you reach the large rock over hanging, known as Hinku Cave, you will have noticed that the vegetation has thinned and the gorge narrowed to be only a few hundred meters wide. Steep snow-clad ridges falling from Hiunchuli on the left and Machhapuchhre on the right from the sanctuary. As we enter to the sanctuary, you find yourself in a huge amphitheatre enclosed by a solid wall of snowcapped peaks. We get to Annapurna base camp hardly. All the snow-capped mountains around the Annapurna base camp which makes you worthwhile and happy. After this imaging view,you will trek down to Pokhara via Jhinu Hot Spring and Ghandruk Gurung Village.

The Annapurna base camp trek will be more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. This imaging trek can be done anytime of the year.

Trek Starting Point: Kathmandu or Pokhara

Option I: If you start Poonhill trek from Pokhara, you will drive from your Hotel in Pokhara to Nayapul and start the trek.

Option II: If you start Poonhill trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early (first) flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive to Nayapul then start the trek in same day.

Duration of Trek: If you desire to do this trek including Poonhill, it takes 10 days ( 3 extra days) .

Short itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu or Pokhara - Nayapul - Ghandruk

Day 02: Ghandruk - Chhomrong - Sinuwa

Day 03: Sinuwa - Bamboo - Dovan - Himalayan - Deurali

Day 04: Deurali - MBC - Annapurna Base Camp

Day 05: Annapurna Base Camp - MBC- Deurali - Himalayan - Dovan -Bamboo

Day 06: Bamboo - Sinuwa - Chhomrong - Jhinu - Kyumi

Day 07: Kyumi - Siwai - Nayapul – Pokhara- Kathmandu

What are included?

  1. Pokhara-Kimche and Siwai-Pokhara by private Jeep or Bus.
  2. All the Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and accommodation during the trek.
  3. ACAP permit and TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System)card permit.
  4. One experienced and qualified English speaking guide and Trekkers 2:1 porters.
  5. Guide/Porter's: food, lodge, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.
  6. First Aids Kit.
  7. Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape etc.
  8. 13% Government VAT and official charge.

What Are Excluded?

  • International airfare and visa fees ((15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40.
  • Hotels and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (We arrange Hotel if you ask).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara- Kathmandu by flight/ Tourist bus/ Private Car ( We arrange if you ask )
  • All the drinks such as: coke, beer, mineral water.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Your trekking gears.
  • Tips for your guide and porters etc.

Detail Itinerary

  1. Day01 Kathmandu or Pokhara - Nayapul - Ghandruk

    Our guide will come to pick you up at your Hotel in Pokhara ,drive to Kimche (3 hours driving by Jeep) If you start trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early flight  from Kathmandu to Pokhara then drive to Kimche and trek to Ghandruk (2020m). Today is easy day, you will walk one hour. In a clear day, you see nice view of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre etc. Rest of the day, you will explore Ghandruk village, Gurung Museum, overnight at Lodge.

  2. Day02 Ghandruk - Chhomrong - Sinuwa

    Today, you will trek from Ghandruk to Sinuwa (2340m). It takes 6-7 hours walk. The trail from Ghandruk to Komrong Danda is slowly up. From Komrong Danda, you will trek down to Komrong Khola. Again climb up to Chhomrong, Chhomring is another nice and big village. From this village, you will trek down to the river and will climb again to Sinuwa. If weather is nice, you will have nice Mountain View, overnight at Lodge.

  3. Day03 Sinuwa - Bamboo - Dovan - Himalayan - Deurali

    In the morning, you will have nice view if weather is nice. After that, you will have breakfast. You will trek from Sinuwa to Deurali. The trail is mostly uphill and jungle walk. It takes 6-7 hours walk. You will pass Bamboo, Dovan, and Himalaya during the trek. Deurali is located 3200m, overnight at Lodge.

  4. Day04 Deurali - MBC - Annapurna Base Camp

    Today, you will trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is located 4130m. It takes 5-6 hours walk. The trail is all the way uphill. When you arrive Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you will have again nice view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gandarba Chuli, Glacier Dom, Annapurna III, Gangapurna etc. You will continue to Annapurna Base Camp, overnight at Lodge. If weather stay nice, you will have nice sunset from here.

  5. Day05 Annapurna Base Camp - MBC- Deurali - Himalayan - Dovan -Bamboo

    You will wake up in the morning to see the nice view of Annapurna I, Barahi Shikhar, Tent Peak, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gandarba Chuli and sunrise. After that, you will have a breakfast. Trek from ABC to Bamboo via Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan and Bamboo is all the way down. It is located 2340 m. It takes 6-7 hours walk and then overnight at Lodge.

  6. Day06 Bamboo - Sinuwa - Chhomrong - Jhinu - Kyumi

    After the breakfast as usual time, you will trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda via Sinuwa and Chhomrong Village. Jhinu is located1690 m elevation. It takes 4-5 hours walk. The trail is up and down hill. In the afternoon, you will be in the Natural Hot Spring, overnight at Lodge.

    Optional: If you do 7 days trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. You will continue from Bamboo to Kyumi.

  7. Day07 Kyumi - Siwai - Nayapul – Pokhara- Kathmandu

    Trek from Jhinu to Siwai (3-4 hours walking). From Siwai, drive to Pokhara. It takes 3 hours’ drive, overnight at the Hotel in Pokhara.

    Optional: If you do 7 days trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, you will trek from Kyumi to Siwai then drive to Pokhara airport directly, overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.


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