Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 14 days trekking package is highly recommended trek in Nepal. The 14 Days trekking is full of excitement and adventure. Nepal Trekking in Himalayas operates trekking to ABC in very reasonable price. Explore the major highlights of this 2 week trekking.
Highlights Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Sightseeing in the World Heritage Sites: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and BoudhanathStupa
- Impressive sunrise view from Poon Hill
- View of the world’s highest mountains: Dhaulagiri I (7th) and Annapurna I (10th)
- Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp
- Spectacular mountain and glacier views from Annapurna Base Camp.
- Natural bath in hot springs at Jhinu
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 14 Days is the famous temperate trek in the world. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek route passes through cascading waterfalls, stunning villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and notable mountain vistas before conducting the bottom of the robust Annapurna.
This 14 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek gives you sufficient time to observe the staggeringly lovely peaks of all of the Annapurna giants that encircle the basin Mountains in Annapurna region from the imperative center. Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna IV etc are few of the famous mountains in Annapurna region. The Annapurna base camp trek – 14 Days furthermore ensures you to have amusing, pleasure and an extraordinary insight about the herbal and cultural heritage of the small Himalayan country Nepal. It’s far one of the most delightful treks passing through the diverse ethnic group’s lifestyle and the kind of plants wooded area and wildlife.
For the Annapurna Base Camp trek – 14 Days we have to follow the trial of terraced lands, dense wooded forests of rhododendron, Gurung communities’ conventional and cultural villages. The 14 Days Annapurna Base Camp trek starts from Nayapul which is nearly 1 hour 30 minutes drive from Pokhara which is identified as the stunning metropolis city of complete Nepal for the Gateway of Annapurna base camp trek. You may also enjoy soaked by nature and unidentifiable calm within the coronary heart and soul. The primary part, Ghandruk Valley is the apex of the ridge, greater than 500m above. Normally, our path might be the moorlands of Annapurna region. Because of the excessive altitude, some of us may also fell altitude sickness .However, our expert guides will be there who will help you out to overcome all those difficulties that occur while trekking.
First of all, we will reach to Nayapul and head towards beautiful Gurung village Ghandruk. The trail of Annapurna base camp trek – 14 Days in the end, stumbles throughout rubbles and reaches the world of ice and snow Annapurna Sanctuary from where you can observe superb 360-degree views of the Annapurna ranges and the large Annapurna glacier. After collecting lifetime experience, we retrace from Annapurna Base camp to Chomrong and then to JhinuDanda, where we can enjoy the natural hot spring on the small bath pools. The ABC Trekking route will further lead us to a rhododendron forest and passes through captivating villages of Nepal’s ethnic communities of the Gurung and Magar. The month of September, October, November, December, March, April, may and February is the best time for Annapurna Base Camp trekking to enjoy the captivating nature and the Himalaya which will continually on your front foot to help you through making you trek to Annapurna base camp in the course of the year. From here this wonderful trek finishes at Phedi from where we take a quick drive to Pokhara.
Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes. After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.
The Bus journey will take 6 to 7 hours.Pokhara is set in a lovely valley at the foot of the Machapuchare so you get spectacular views of the mountains from all parts of the town. It is quite different then Kathmandu, it has plenty of scenic attractions and is close to the mountains. Here is some interesting short walks or bicycle rides in Pokhara, you can swim and canoe on Lake Phewa or just watch the last rays of the sun stream across the dip in the mountains that hold the lake. Along the lakeside road there is a continuous stretch of small hotels, restaurants and shops; it’s an area which still has a bit of the old hippy scene felt about it.
(Trekking: approximately 4 hours) After breakfast take a bus ride to Nayapul(trek starting point) for one hour than trek to Birethanti for 30minates where trekking permit and national park permit will be checked. The trail continues along the Bhurungdi Kholapasing through small villages and water fall you will reach a small village called Tikhedhunga. Where you will spend a nights.
(Trekking: approximately 4 hours) After crossing the suspension bridge over the Bhurungdi Khola, you will have to start a steep ascent to Ulleri( 2073m)using a continues stone steps. This is the hardest ascent in this course. Via Ulleri trail continues gradually uphill through small village and Rhododendron forest you will be reach in Ghorepani. Somewhere in middle place called Banthanti where can have lunch break too.
(Trekking: approximately 8 hours) Rise early to climb up Poon Hill to watch a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas, panoramic view of Snow Mountain, best valley view. We return to Ghorepani for breakfast before continuing, climbing steadily through rhododendron forest.We then continue to Tadapani, trekking through open grassland and deep forests. On the way there are excellent views of Annapurna South and the Manaslu range. Our trail today is one of the most glorious imaginable. First we rise early to climb Poon Hill for the most incredible sunrise that you will ever see. The views are the same as the previous afternoon but the sunrise adds a further dimension and many travellers will consider this to be one of the main highlights of the trip. The forest clears every so often, providing absolutely beautiful views of the Dhaulgiri Massif.
Once we have reached the top of the ridge we continue on a stunning ridge walk through the forest with lovely views of Dhaulgiri poking through the trees. We then start to descend and continue downhill through jungly forest, with moss covered trees, thick foliage and lianas hanging down. We follow the river as it leaps and jumps down waterfalls, and continue down for several hours. After a final ascent we then arrive in Tadapani where we stay in a teahouse with stunning views of Annapurna South, Machapuchare and down the valley to the horizon.
(Trekking: approximately 6 hours) A lovely day of walking as we continue to Chomrong.Another day of exquisite scenery as we make our way to the trekking hub of Chomrong. Our path initially descends for about three hours, through rhododendron forest with superb mountain views glimpsed through the trees and then through open terraced farmland dotted with villages. The descent is quite hard on the knees but the views more than make up for it.Once we reach the bottom of the valley floor, we cross a river over the bridge and start ascending the other side. The path climbs steadily for about two hours with great views down the valley before we arrive in Chomrong. Chomrong is the only place from where you can reach Annapurna Base Camp and has developed into a major trekking center.
(Trekking: approximately 6 hours) After descending 30 minutes willcrossing suspension bridge in ChomorangKhola trail continue ascending till sinuwa. Then rocky path through the forested area until KurdiGhar. After here trail start to decent through stone path and bamboo forest till bamboo. After bamboo ascent gently through forested area and move on the crossing about three streams soon you will arrive to Dobang.
(Trekking: approximately 5 hours) Trail continues towards to Himalaya hotel. About one hour walking from here there is a huge rock that called Hinko cave. Between Hinko cave and Deurali it is the area of boulders and low scrub (no trees). It is a sign of avalanche area. After Deurali the trail crosses several streams towards to Machhapuchhare base camp.
(Trekking: approximately 2 hours) You will follow the ablation valley, which is a corridor- like hollow developed between the glacier and the mountain flank. Crossing over the low hills and uphill you are in theAnnapurna base camp. It boasts of a dynamic view of mountain.
(Trekking: approximately 6 hours) Retracing our steps, we return along the only route to Bamboo. There is only one route in and out of the Sanctuary, and today we return the way that we came, steadily descending. Bamboo is 1,600m lower than ABC so you should be prepared for a hard day on your knees. The views are beautiful and you see the valley unfold in a new direction. It is also interesting to see the change in scenery from the snowy rocks of the base camps, past steep-sided rocky mountains, then later into rhododendron and bamboo forest, lush with foliage and rivers. Bamboo is a small village with pleasant tea houses.
(Trekking: approximately 4:30 hours) We continue back down the valley on a gently undulating path with lovely views before descending steeply to the ChomrongKhola. From here the path ascends steeply to Chomrong before descending again to Jhinu. Descend to Chomrong and continue to Jhinu hot spring where we can enjoy a hot spring bath. About 20 minutes’ walk downhill from Jhinu are some hot springs (about 105°F) where you can relax and soothe your muscles. Better respect to wear a swimming costume in the hot springs.
(Trekking: approximately 3 hours) A short morning descending trek to pick up our vehicle for the journey to Pokhara. A beautiful final day of walking as we descend gently along a wooded ridge before emerging into farmland around river side. afternoon to explore.
The bus journey will take 5 to 6 hours.
The Trip Cost Includes
- Airport Pick and Drop via Private Transport
- One night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with twin sharing basic.
- One night stay at the hotel in Pokhara including breakfast with twin sharing basic.
- All government taxes and Annapurna conservation entry fees.
- Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu via Tourist Bus
- TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System).
- Required number of experienced English speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
- 11 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipment
- 11 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipment
- Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
- 09 nights Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
- Necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
- Trekking Ending Point to Pokhara
- Pokhara– Nayapul –Tikhedhunga by local Transport
- Trekking poles, sleeping bag/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
- Trekking maps.
- Rubbish disposal.
- PNT service charge and government taxes.
The Trip Cost Excludes
- Lunch, Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Water, any kind of Drinks and Tips for guide/porters
- Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
- Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
- Services not mentioned herein
Frequently asked Questions
Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.
On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.
The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.
Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.
No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.
Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.
Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.
For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.