11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek | Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
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11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek | Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

Price: USD 690.0

Nepal

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accommodation icon Accommodation 3* Hotel in City & Trekking Lodge in Mountain
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altitude icon Max-Altitude 4130.0 m
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11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek | Annapurna Sanctuary Trek Overview

11 days ABC Trekking Overview

11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks that offers a great view of the Himalayas in the Annapurna region. It is a beautiful, scenic, and one of the easiest treks that take you to the base of Annapurna. 11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers an adorable mountain view. All the Annapurna giants- Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre are mesmerizing.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek passes through very interesting villages and terraced farmland. So during this trek, you can explore the diversity of nature and culture and rural traditional farm villages. You are also greeted with magnificent views of some of the world’s highest peaks while trekking. Pass through the forest of rhododendron, glacier rivers, and waterfalls with diverse flora and fauna. This trek is also one of the most beautiful treks. It passes through the diverse ethnic group's cultures as the Annapurna region is inhabited by Gurung and Magar ethnic group people.


11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Highlights

  • The base camp of the world’s 10th highest mountain, Mt. Annapurna 

  • Beautiful Gurung and Magar villages of Annapurna Valley
  • Experience of the local culture and lifestyle
  • Panoramic views of the Himalayas from Base camp
  • Through the rhododendron and bamboo forest
  • A 360-degree view of Annapurna ranges, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre Himal from the Annapurna Base Camp.

11 days Annapurna Base Camp trek starts with the morning drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Pokhara is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. Kathmandu to Pokhara is a beautiful scenic drive through the Prithvi Highway. We have a beautiful view of the landscape along the Trishuli River. We do have a wonderful view of waterfalls, jungle, river, and terraced filled during this drive.

The first day of the 11 Days Annapurna Base Camp trek stops at ‘the city of lakes, Pokhara. Next, drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul is the starting and the ending point of our Annapurna Base Camp trek. Our journey to Base camp starts with the upstream Modi Khola valley. It passes through various ethnic villages, traditional farms, and terraced fields. And with the view of the amazing mountains of the Annapurna range we ascend to Ghandruk. You can see Ghandruk village offering a splendid view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and other snowcapped peaks.

After Ghandruk, the next stopover is Chomrong. It's another beautiful Gurung village in the Annapurna region. Moving ahead we follow the trail descending on a stone staircase, and crossing the Chomrong River. And trek through the dark rhododendron forest and descend on a steep stone staircase into deep bamboo and rhododendron forest. Passing several villages like Sinuwa, Bamboo, and Dovan we continue our hike. On the way, you will be enjoying the beautiful view of Machhapuchhre and the waterfall to the Himalayas. 

On the 6th day of the 11 Days Annapurna Base Camp trek, you hike to the Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Pass through the amazing views into the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary. The trail first ascends to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. From here, follow the path that passes through alpine meadows.

Then the trail gently goes up and a short trek leads you to the Annapurna Base Camp. And the base camp offers 3600 views of amazing mountains. Like Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, and Machhapuchhre are mesmerizing.

After a beautiful day in Annapurna Base Camp, retrace the same trail. While returning, you can have a Hot spring at the bank of the Modi Khola. You can have a wonderful journey to the Annapurna region. It passes through the beautiful Gurung & Magar villages and dense rhododendron forest. It’s a wonderful journey with a breathtaking view of the Annapurna range in the 11 Days Annapurna Base Camp trekking.  


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Itinerary

day-1

After your arrival at Kathmandu airport, you can see one of the representatives from Bold Himalaya waiting for you. You will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel. If you arrive at Kathmandu in the morning, you will have free time after the hotel check-in. In the evening, our guide will come to meet you or you can come to the Bold Himalaya office. Our guide will explain to you about your trek to Annapurna Base Camp if you can prepare everything in the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. 

day-2

Today you will have early morning breakfast in the hotel. Then you will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara with a scenic view through the Prithivi Highway. Enjoying the beautiful view of landscape along the Trishuli River and a wonderful view of waterfalls, jungle, river, terraced filled, etc. we reach Pokhara after around 8 hours. On reaching Pokhara, we will have lunch. After some rest, we will walk around the beautiful town Pokhara also known as the ‘city of lakes’. Overnight at Pokhara

day-3

From Pokhara, we will take a private car to Nayapul and after about a one-hour drive we reach the Nayapul, passing several beautiful villages. Nayapul meaning a new bridge is the major shopping center for the people of the old city. and it is the starting point of Ghorepani and Annapurna base camp trek. After reaching Nayapul we start our trek to Annapurna Base Camp

Leaving beautiful Nayapul, we trek around 4 hours to reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk, one of the largest Gurung settlements of the Annapurna region. On reaching Ghandruk we can explore the unspoiled tradition and culture of Gurung people. Overnight 

day-4

After breakfast in Ghandruk, we gradually ascend for an hour up to the Ghandruk top. Then we steeply descent to Kimron Khola and cross the river through a suspension bridge. And we start to climb up again to Chomrong village. Chomrong is another beautiful Gurung village of the Annapurna region. It is spread over a hillside also gives the stunning view of the Annapurna South & Machhapuchhre. It is situated in the lap of mighty Annapurna south. It is also the largest local settlement along the route. Overnight at Chomrong village

day-5

Today’s trail descends on a stone staircase, then we cross the Chomrong river. And high above the Modi Khola on its west bank, we follow the trail that passes through a forest of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak. Then we climb further on a rocky trail and reach Sinuwa

After Sinuwa, we gently trek through the dark rhododendron forest up to Khuldighar. Then have a long descend on a steep stone staircase into deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Bamboo and Dovan. From here we continue to hike enjoying the beautiful view of Machhapuchhre and waterfall to Himalaya. Overnight at the Himalayan Hotel. 

day-6

From Himalaya, we are climbing to the Annapurna Base Camp today and before that our trail takes us to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Our trek continues through the amazing views into the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary. Then it crosses two avalanche tracks on a narrow trail. It hurdles up against the cliffs and a short walk takes us to Bagar. Bagar is a green meadow with some abandoned hotels. Now the normal trail follows the left side and the trail appear gently ascending until Machhapuchhre Base Camp. From the Base Camp, we can have the best landscapes and the view of Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna

After enjoying the beautiful views, we follow the path that passes through alpine meadows. Then our trails go gently up after some trek and after a short trek leads us to the Annapurna Base Camp. On reaching Annapurna Base Camp we have the 3600 views of amazing mountains. Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre are astounding. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp lodge. 

day-7

Today we will enjoy the spectacular sunrise view over the Annapurna Himalayas from the Annapurna Base Camp. And having the last view from the base camp, we take our breakfast. Leaving the lodge, we follow the same trek to Bamboo. We will first cross the Machhapuchhre base Camp then descend to the green meadow, Bagar. Our trek continues through the amazing views into the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary, we reach Dovan then Bamboo. Overnight at Bamboo

day-8

From Bamboo, we trek to Jhindu Danda following the same trekking route as we followed before trekking up too Annapurna Base Camp. After breakfast, we trek through the forest of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plant, climbing up and down the valley. Then we cross the beautiful Gurung village of Sinuwa. After Sinuwa the trail eventually down to the river and we come across the suspension bridge. Crossing the suspension bridge we again climb up a stone staircase to Chomrong village. Here we can observe the amazing mountain view of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre. We will have lunch in Chomrong and head toward Jhindu Dada. The trail is steeply down to Jhindu Danda and we walk down for half an hour to reach Hot spring at the bank of the Modi Khola. Overnight at Jhindu Lodge

day-9

After breakfast, we will first trek to Nayapul which will be the last day of our trek in the Annapurna region. We trek to Nayapul enjoying the beautiful views of landscapes along the trail back and after about 4 hours we reach Nayapul. On reaching Nayapul we will have lunch and dive back to Pokhara. And after a 1-hour drive, we reach Pokhara. If you don’t feel tired you can walk or do cycling in lakeside. Overnight at Pokhara

day-10

Today, we drive back to Kathmandu after breakfast. After about 8 hours’ scenic drive offering an amazing glimpse of rural areas. And passing through middle hill scenery and along the Trishuli river we arrive at Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu you will be dropped to your hotel. Have some rest in the afternoon. And you will have a cultural dinner with a member of Bold Himalaya in the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu

day-11

A representative from Bold Himalaya will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours before your flight. I hope you had a great journey to Annapurna Base Camp. Or if you are interested and want to have another trip/ trek, we can arrange another beautiful, adventurous, awesome trip for you right there

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