The Annapurna Base Camp trek is recognized as one of the world’s best treks. The trek takes you through scenic villages, forests (oak, pine and rhododendron) and offers spectacular views of the giant Himalayan snow-peaks- Annapurna I (8,019m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna (7,454m) and Machhapuchchhre (6,999m). There is also exotic flora, fauna and mesmerizing local culture along the trail. This trek is an experience of a lifetime!
Trip Duration: 15 days
Trek Duration: 10 days
Max. Elevation: 4,130 meters
Trek Grading: Moderate to Strenuous
Type of Trek: Tea House Trek
Best Season: March – May and September – December
Journey Starts/Ends: Kathmandu
Accommodations: Comfortable hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara and tea houses on the trek.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. Trek briefing.
Day 03: Travel to Pokhara then to Nayapul to commence trekking to Tikhedhunga (1,400m).
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2,750m).
Day 05: Morning hike to Poonhill for sunrise and mountain view. Trek to Tadapani (2,590m).
Day 06: Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m).
Day 07: Trek to Himalaya (2,900m).
Day 08: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m).
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m).
Day 10: Explore Annapurna Base Camp and trek to Bamboo (2,335m).
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu (1,780m).
Day 12: Trek to Pothana (2,100m).
Day 13: Trek to Phedi – drive to Pokhara.
Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 15: Transfer to airport. Trip concludes.