10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Overview
Annapurna Base Camp is the base camp of the world’s 10th highest mountain, Annapurna (8,091m/26,545ft.) at 4,130m/13,550ft. Annapurna Base Camp is a small cluster of chalets opposite the Annapurna glacier. Annapurna Base Camp is just beside the Annapurna Glacier. So you can often hear a hound of avalanches and glacier movement. Moreover, Annapurna Base Camp is a beautiful snowy auditorium of grand mountain peaks and glaciers which can be seen as far as possible. Annapurna Base Camp trek is
the perfect blend of all the best aspects that the nation presents. Annapurna The base Camp trek is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as trekkers walk along
with the protected areas. Likewise, it is considered one of the most
beautiful sanctuaries in the world. It not only protects the flora and fauna of the land but also protects the natural environment and the local ethnic
culture. Annapurna Base Camp trek is a comparatively moderate trek. And unlike
other higher altitudes, the chance of suffering from Mountain Sickness while
trekking is near to be unlikely.
With the beautiful scenery of huge mountains and Himalayas, you are welcome to the beautiful landlocked country Nepal. After a long flight from your home town, you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport. At the airport, you can see a representative of Bold Himalaya waiting for you. After greeting you are dropped to your hotel. In the evening you are briefed about your trek. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Pokhara is a beautiful town set on the bank of Phewa Lake. From Pokhara, we can have the panoramic views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung, and Manaslu. In the evening you can walk in the beautiful lakeside. Overnight at Pokhara.
After early morning breakfast in Pokhara, we start our 2 hours ride. We have a ride in a private vehicle to the starting point of our Annapurna Base Camp trek, Nayapul. Nayapul is very close to the historic Charminar. It is the famous Salar Jung Museum and Afzal Gunj Mosque are located here.
After reaching Nayapul, we are welcomed by a large signboard.
You can see Welcome to the Annapurna Conservation Area written in the signboard.
From Nayapul we first move to Birethati village. We have a gentle trek through
the conservation area crossing several steel bridges. Birthdate is the main
entry point of the trek. Here is a checkpoint where you have to complete the
formalities of showing your permit and TIMS before trekking further. Then we
will trek through the beautiful traditional village of Gurung and Magar. We
cross the suspension bridge over the Modi River. After crossing the bridge, we
walk uphill toward the Jhinu Danda.
On reaching Jhinu Danda we rest our bag packs at the hotel. And then trek 20 minutes downhill below the village to enjoy the natural hot spring at the bank of the Modi Khola. Overnight at Jhinu Danda.
From Jhinu Danda, our trek continues to ascent through the beautiful rhododendron and oak forest. Enjoying the magnificent views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, etc. we pass through Chomrong Khola. Then we ascend to the beautiful village of Chomrong, in the lap of Giant Annapurna. Then we ascend through a stone staircase then cross the suspension bridge over Chomrong Khola and climb up to the beautiful village of Sinuwa.
After Sinuwa, with an easy walk through the dense forest of rhododendron and oak, our trail enters Modi Khola valley and reach Khuldighar. Then long and steep stone steps descend into deep bamboo and rhododendron forest leads us to Bamboo. Overnight at Bamboo.
Today we continue our trek through long steep stone staircase & bamboo forest (damp and cool forest) to Dovan. And before reaching the small village of Himalaya Hotel we trek through rhododendron forest and steep stairs. After Himalaya, we trek through the dry forest to reach Hinku cave, then the trail descends closer to the river and several barrage drops while climbing toward Deurali. Reaching Deurali you can witness the amazing views of the valley, with the stunning mountain river, cliffs, waterfalls. And along with the vegetation, flora & fauna, you will have astonishing Himalayan vista. Overnight at Deurali.
The most exciting and rewarding day of our Annapurna Base Camp trek. Today we are heading to the main destination, Annapurna Base Camp. As always we will start our day with a breakfast head and start our trek. Our trek continues with the breathtaking views through the scared Annapurna Sanctuary. Then the trail leads us over a ridge and we climb to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp at an elevation of 3,700m/12,136ft. We can have amazing views of the Himalayas with lunch.
After Machhapuchhre base camp, we move forward with a pleasant and gentle walk to the base camp of mighty Mt. Annapurna. While trekking you base camp we notice that the settlement of people and vegetation disappears. And with the widen path we enter Annapurna Base Camp. Finally, the trek to the base camp rewards us with the icy glacier, moraine and breathtaking 3600 mountains view Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and other beautiful peaks. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.
Today, we get to enjoy the amazing golden sunrise view over the vertical mountains of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. After this another beautiful moment in Annapurna Base Camp, we begin our retracing trail. From base camp, we follow the trail that descends through the beautiful Modi valley. And with the beautiful Modi valley and snowcapped mountains, we reach to another beautiful village, Sinuwa. Overnight at Sinuwa.
On the last day of our Annapurna Base Camp trek, our trek through the beautiful landscapes end at Nayapul. The trail to Nayapul passes through beautiful rhododendron forests and beautiful traditional villages. On reaching Nayapul have lunch and take a short and scenic drive to Pokhara.
After reaching Pokhara, you can either relax in the hotel room or we can ramble around the famous lakeside area. Overnight at Pokhara.
After a wonderful journey to the base camp of the world’s 10th highest mountain, Annapurna, we are returning to Kathmandu today. After a delicious breakfast in Pokhara Hotel, we take a morning bus from the tourist bus station. After around seven-eight hour’s scenic drive along the famous rafting river, Trishuli we reach Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, you will be dropped to your hotel and rest time you can relax in your room. In the evening you will have a cultural dinner with the member of Bold Himalaya as your farewell. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
With the lifetime memorable journey to the Annapurna Base Camp, it's your time to get back to your home town. A representative of Bold Himalaya will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your flight. And if you have a longer vacation and want another amazing trip, we can arrange your trip right away. Thank you.
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All ground transportation (including airport pick up/drop) by private tourist vehicles
Three-star category hotel in the city(Pokhara, Kathmandu) in twin sharing the bed with breakfast basis & standard trekking lodge in ABC trekking route
Kathmandu sightseeing with private vehicles & city tour guide
Whole accommodations during trips
Some necessary equipment sleeping bag and down jacket (if you need one, return after the trek)
Full meals during trekking as mentioned in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
First aid medicine item
Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
A professional guide including their salary, accommodation, meals, and insurance
One special cultural show and farewell dinner program
Duffle Bag, T-shirt, and Trip certificate
Our government/Local taxes and official expenses
Extra 2 Lunch & 2 Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
Dessert & any types of drinks during the trip
Your international air ticket & travel insurance
Tips for the trekking crew members
Drinking water facility in Annapurna Base Camp Trek
While you are in trekking you must dink 3-4 liters of water in a day. the drinking water must be clean and safe to drink. Mineral water, boiled water, tab water or stream water are the option for Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Buying the mineral water in high mountains is expensive and generates pollution. There are many water tabs and streams on the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking route but all of the water from tabs and streams are not drinkable so we suggest all our travelers bring water purification tablets or purification bottles such as lifestraw to make water drinkable that you can easily refill from the tab or streams, how ever you can buy boiled water from the shop or tea house.
Electricity facility in Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Electricity available throughout Annapurna Base Camp Trek, lower altitude all the tea house has hydroelectricity facility, and higher altitude there all the tea houses may not be hydro electricity instead of that they has solar electricity where you can charge your devices. all the rooms doesn't have power sockets inside the room, so you can charge in common charging area near dining or reception. We suggest to our traveler to bring travel adaptor that fit everywhere.
Internet and and Mobile Network in Annapurna Base Camp Trekking route
Internet and mobile network plays vital role to connects with friends and family wherever you travel. Most of tea house (trekking lodge) provides internet Wi Fi facility the Annapurna Base camp trekking route also most of trekking area covers by local mobile network NTC(Nepal Telecom) and NCELL
When you booked Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Bold Himalaya, you will stay in three star category hotels in 2 night in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara in twin sharing basis, however while you are in 5 night in mountains trekking lodge where you will get simple clean rooms that comes with two simple single bed and one table and you have share bathrooms
You will get three meals in day while you are in trekking with tea and coffee and breakfast in city. we serve verities of fresh, hygienic Nepali, local, Indian, Continental, Chines meals and fresh fruits in the evening as desert. Dal Bhat, Mo: Mo, Chiwmin, Thukpa, Chapati curry, Pancake, Gurung Bread, Pizza, Naan Thukpa, fried rice, spring roll, spaghetti, are some popular foods for Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Most trekking difficulty is determined by the number of days, physical fitness, and structure of the trekking trails. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate difficulty trek of Nepal, as it can be done with is 7-12 days depending on the trekking route and the trail of the trekking is not steep ups and down, no snow trails and its altitude (4130m) is not very high compared to another trekking of Nepal. However, a normal physically fit traveler easily can explore this trek through beautiful mountains, lush flora, and fauna with comfortable guidance.
The Satndard, Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes around 10 days, however, the trekking days depend on where to start and where it ends. Annapurna Base Camp Trek trekking starts from Nayapul via Ghorepani, Landhuk takes 11 days likewise trekking starts and ends from Kyumi takes 7 days called short Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
The pristine trekking to Annapurna Base Camp Trek definitely worth it because it is the best trekking trail where you can experience unique local culture, diverse landscape, high Himalayas flora, and fauna as well as it is the best place to experience the very close views of High Himalaya from Annapurna Base Camp 4,130m/ 13,550 feet the lower altitude.
As a difficulty Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an easy to moderate trek however to complete this trek you need to be mentally prepared, and basic physically fit. On average you need to walk 9-15 kilometers in one day and the trails are not flat like low altitudes. If you have any health issues we recommend consulting with a physician before going trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek is harder than Annapurna Base Camp Trek because of its high altitude. Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Luka 2650m and it hikes up to Kalapather 5550m Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts for Nayapul 1010m and hikes up to Annapurna Base Camp 4130m.
Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is considered to be easy to moderate which means those trekkers who can walk 10-15 km for eight days easily can make this trek without any difficulty although if you are beginners for this trek we recommend preparing by run
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