About Trip

It's not about having time. It's about making time. However, even if your heart wants to make time for a long travel, but your commitments don’t allow, a short trek to Annapurna Base Camp can be the perfect bargain. You can enjoy the grandeur of the mountains and reach the foot of Annapurna I in just 11 days. The freshness of the air and the purity of the place will cleanse your soul, energizing your mind and body. Annapurna Base Camp trek is not a dreadful one if the heavy name might suggest so. The trek is rather moderate and anyone with good physical fitness can complete it.

Annapurna Base Camp trek falls in the Annapurna Region. The highest point for the trek is 4130 m, which is at the base camp of Annapurna. The trail will amaze you with beautiful rhododendron, bamboo, and oak forests. You will pass by culturally rich Gurung villages, and we can also have a brief stop to Ghandruk museum to get a glance of Gurung lifestyle. As you move ahead, the mountains come closer and closer, until you are finally in face-to-face with the Annapurna massif. At the base camp, the majestic mountains surround you with white snow all around. Thus, Annapurna Base Camp trek is a trek that takes you through the beauty of nature and pleases your eyes with the majestic mountains.

Planning your travel with Index Adventure, you can be fully assured for a safe and fun-filled trek. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss any of the important parts, be it nature, or food, or the culture. Index Adventure has been serving in the field of travel since (year), and the service has just gone better. Our strong networks at the Himalayas will book you the best hotels to ensure relaxed nights. The best time to set the journey is in autumn (September to November) or in spring (March to May). So, book the trek now, to experience the raw beauty of the Himalayas.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu. (1350m)
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 03: Drive to Kimche, Via Ghandruk Village trek to Kimrong Danda (2100m): 3-4 hours’ drive and 3-4 hours trek
  • Day 04: Kimrong Danda to Sinuwa (2320m)
  • Day 05: Sinuwa to Deurali (3230m)
  • Day 06: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m)
  • Day 07: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,335m)
  • Day 08: Bamboo to New Bridge (1,400m)
  • Day 09: New Bridge to Siwai then drive to Pokhara: 2-3 hours trek, 3 hours' drive
  • Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 11: Final Departure.

Cost Includes:

  • Tourists class transportation to and from the airport and hotel.
  • Tourist bus Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu.
  • Both ways Local transports Pokhara-Kimche - Sewai - Pokhara.
  • 2 Nights standards Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2 Nights standards Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Trekking lodge / Teahouse accommodations during the trek.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Government Licensed Holder trekking guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Porter during the Trekking (1 Potter for 2 trekkers) with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Supporter guide group size above 8+ people.
  • All necessary paperwork and entry permits (ACAP), Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) including local Tax, Government tax & official expenses.
  • Sleeping bag & Duffel Bag (if you do not have your own, to be returned after trip completion).
  • An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Index Adventure T-shirt & Trekking Achievement Certificate.

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from the mountain.
  • Nepal visa fee (You can apply for Online or you can easily issue the visa on arrival at International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks & all desserts sweet things.
  • Hot shower and battery charging in trekking Mountains.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (Tipping is voluntary).

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival to Kathmandu. (1350m)As you arrive at Kathmandu, we will pick you up at the airport and drop you at the hotel. In the evening, you can roam around Thamel and Basantapur Durbar Square where you can enjoy Nepali traditional architecture and authentic Nepali cuisines. Overnight in Hotel .
  • Day 02Drive to PokharaOn the second day, we will leave for Pokhara at 7 am in the morning. The drive to Pokhara takes about 6-7 hours. On the way, you can enjoy the views of Trishuli River, the hills, and the mountains. Alternatively, you can also fly to Pokhara if you want to save time. In doing so, you will be able to visit many beautiful places at Pokhara; Phewa Lake, Peace Stupa, David's Fall, Bat Cave and Begnas Lake to name some. The evening at Pokhara can be made enjoyable by dining with live music or visiting good restaurants with food of your choice.Overnight In Hotel .
  • Day 03Drive to Kimche, Via Ghandruk Village trek to Kimrong Danda (2100m): 3-4 hours’ drive and 3-4 hours trekOn the third day, we will first drive from Pokhara to Kimche which will take about 3-4 hours. We will drive past Nayapul before reaching Kimche. From Kimche, we will walk through stone steps to reach the beautiful Ghandruk Village. Ghandruk Village is a culturally rich village of the Gurung community, and you can visit monasteries and Gurung museum at Ghandruk. From Ghandruk, we will head towards Kimrong ridge to reach Kimrong Danda, the top of Kimrong hill. After walking a total of 3-4 hours, we will spend our night at Kimrong Danda, which presents us amazing views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre).Overnight in Guest House.
  • Day 04Kimrong Danda to Sinuwa (2320m)This day of Annapurna Base Camp trek includes 6-7 hours of uphill and downhill climbs. From Kimrong Danda, the trail awaits a steep descent taking us to Kimrong River. Then, we will have to climb steep uphill to reach Chere Danda. From Chere Danda, an easy walk will lead us to Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a small beautiful village in the Annapurna Sanctuary. From Chhomrong, we will descend down to Chhomrong River. Then, a climb through stony staircase will take us to Sinuwa ending the trek for the day. Overnight in Guest House.
  • Day 05Sinuwa to Deurali (3230m)From Sinuwa, a downhill trail will take us to Bamboo. We will cross the dark, damp and cold Bamboo Forest. Gradually the forest widens, giving us clearer views of the mountains and the glaciers. On this day of the Annapurna Base camp trek, we will also reach Hinku cave, which is an overhanging rock. From here, we will have a short descent and then a short climb that takes us to Deurali. The view from Deurali is magical; the valley, the river, and the mountains create a perfect amalgam of natural beauty. The days comprises a total of 6-7 hours of walk.Overnight in Guest House.
  • Day 06Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m)On this day, we will head towards the destination of our trek, the Annapurna Base Camp. We will pass by Machhapuchhre Base Camp on the way, which is another attraction of the trek. From our start point, i.e. Deurali, we will have a steep ascent towards the mountains. Reaching the Machhapuchhre Base Camp can be somewhat challenging. As we reach Annapurna Base Camp, the vegetation is almost zero. From both the base camps, we can enjoy an excellent scenic view of the Annapurna range. Being at the foot of Annapurna range is another happiness in itself. After 5-6 hours of journey, we will spend the night at Annapurna Base Camp.Overnight in Guest House.
  • Day 07Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,335m)Descents are usually easier compared to ascents. Thus, we will trace our way back to Bamboo reminiscing the paths we had covered earlier. The 7-8 hours journey back from Annapurna Base Camp will be accompanied by the scenic beauty of the mountains.Overnight in Guest House.
  • Day 08Bamboo to New Bridge (1,400m)From Bamboo, we will pave our way towards New Bridge (NayaPul). The day includes 5-6 hours of walk. Though the distance is quite long, we will descent fairly easily. We will cross Jhinu Danda on the way, where we can rest our feet in the natural hot spring for a while.Overnight in Guest House.
  • Day 09New Bridge to Siwai then drive to Pokhara: 2-3 hours trek, 3 hours' driveThe day includes short trek of 2-3 hours from New Bridge to Siwai. From Siwai, we will have a 3 hours' drive to Pokhara. In the evening, you can relax at the banks of Phewa Lake, giving a sweet end to the Annapurna Base Camp trek.Overnight In Hotel .
  • Day 10Drive to KathmanduOn this day, we will drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara via bus. The buses leave at 7 am in the morning. We will have a farewell dinner to celebrate our successful trek and to cherish our lovely meet.Overnight In Hotel .
  • Day 11Final Departure.On the final day of your stay in Nepal, we will drop you to the airport for your safe flight back home.

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01 May, 2018 11 May, 2018 US $579 Guaranteed Book Now
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