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    Nepal
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    Moderate
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    Lodge to Lodge Trek
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    Private Transport+Tourist Bus
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    Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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    Lodge To Lodge
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    Group Size: 1-16 Pax
  • altitude
    4130m.

About Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The trail spanning in the Annapurna Base Camp trek encompasses the region owing to the belief of the Magar and Gurung tribe according to whom the region is home to the gods and a huge deposit of gold and precious metals. Each peak, waterfall, river, and forest in the trek to ABC has its own story surrounded by the local lore and the next day brings something different utterly unexpected. The base camp itself is a snowy coliseum of herculean glaciers and the lofty Himalayas piercing the silvery skyline. All in all, the Annapurna Sanctuary trek is a grand journey mixes both the cultural and natural aspects of the Annapurna region.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trekking begins from the trail-head at Pokhara. The city of lakes surrounded by mesmerizing landscapes is a 7-hour drive away from Kathmandu beyond which we begin our trekking. We begin our adventure from Nayapul towards Tikhedhunga heading to Ghorepani right on the foot of the mesmerizing Poonhill. Our first taste of Himalayan sunrise as the captivating Himalayan vistas like Manaslu(8,163m), Gangapurna (7,454m), the fish-tailed Machhapuchhre (6,997m), Lamjung Himal (6,983m) and countless other Himalayas of the Annapurna Range is illuminated by the rising sun. Through lush green forests filled with oak, juniper and rhododendron treks we continue our journey through vibrant hamlets of Ghorepani, Tadapani finally landing at Chhomrong. Guided by the majestic Himalayas of Annapurna Himalayan range we continue our journey in the Annapurna base camp trek route towards the settlement of Dovan and Deurali. The following day, we finally reach the base of the world's 10th tallest mountain Annapurna (8,091m) surrounded by the majestic Himalayas stretching towards the horizon. Machhapuchhre (6,997m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Hiunchuli (6441m) to name among the few presents. The journey then winds down towards Bamboo beyond which lies Jhinu Danda where refreshing hot spring water awaits us. The best Annapurna base camp trekking season is during autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May).

We, here at Frolic Adventure, have been conducting trekking activities to the Himalayas for over a decade. With well-constructed itinerary and trained guides for the trek to ABC, we assure you a happy and safe journey. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is also designed to offer the best of Annapurna region.

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Relish the mesmerizing sunrise over the Annapurna range atop the Poonhill viewpoint
  • Experience the Gurung culture and reception in villages en route to ABC
  • Enjoy the views of the Annapurna Massif from Machhapuchhre Base Camp and ABC
  • Relax at the hot springs at Jhinu Danda
  • Tour around the culturally prosperous Kathmandu Valley

Itinerary

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At Tribhuvan International Airport our representatives will be on standby awaiting your arrival from where you will be driven directly to your hotel. After well-deserved refreshments, you will be introduced to the guides who will brief you on the trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
We begin our journey with a full day cultural tour of the Kathmandu Valley beginning from Swayambhunath and the mesmerizing views of Kathmandu valley from up the hill. We then head towards Pashupatinath resonating with prayers and bells in homage to the gods. The journey then winds towards the historical and cultural centre of Kathmandu Durbar Square adorned with the history of a long lineage of Kings who ruled upon the nation. We end our journey through the UNESCO world heritage sites at Boudhanath with its captivating sunset views. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
The beginning of the journey today we head to Pokhara. The journey to the city of lakes begins from the valley heading out of its twisty roads reaching Prithvi Highway and the thrashing Trishuli River. The tranquil journey gives us a peek at the majestic Himalayas right as we enter the mesmerizing Pokhara valley. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 820m.
Today, we begin our trek to ABC from Nayapul located at a distance of 1-hour drive away from Pokhara. Trekking through the banks of Modi Khola, we reach the bustling hamlet of Birethanti. Continuing alongside the northern banks of Bhurungdi Khola we reach the valley of Hile beyond which lies Tikhedhunga where we spend our first day on the go. Overnight stay at Tikhedhunga.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tikhedhunga
  • Altitude: 1540m.
The journey heads towards the scenic Ghorepani today and falls under the long days of traveling. The trail heading out of Tikhedhunga soon finds the arduous steep ascend to Ulleri. We continue our journey through patches of lush green forests filled with oak and rhododendron trees to reach Banthanti. The trail continues surrounded by forested lands and mesmerizing landscapes to reach Ghorepani. Overnight stay at Ghorepani.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghorepani
  • Altitude: 2850m.
An early day as we make our way up to the scenic viewpoint of Poon Hill to witness the mesmerizing views of the Himalayan sunrise. The sights of Manaslu (8,163m), Gangapurna (7,454m), the fish-tailed Machhapuchhre (6,997m), Lamjung Himal (6,983m) accompanied by countless other Himalayas from the Great Annapurna Range is not a sight you come across often. We then descend to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue our journey to Tadapani through its ridges and alpine forests. Overnight stay at Tadapani.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tadapani
  • Altitude: 2610m.
One of the shorter days of the Annapurna base camp trek as we make our way to Chhomrong. The journey begins with a downhill trek through lush green forests alive with wildlife to reach Gurjung Village adorned by the culturally rich ethnic Gurung tribe. The trail stretches through alpine forests and Nepali flatlands burdened with small ascends and descends before resting at Chhomrong. Overnight stay at Chhomrong.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chhmrong
  • Altitude: 2170m.
The trail heading out of Chhomrong descends through the stone staircase to reach Chhomrong Khola crosses it on a suspension bridge heading towards the lush green forests of bamboo and oak trees. The journey continues with another ascend heading towards Kuldighar on the top of the hill before once again descending through familiar forests of oak and rhododendron trees to reach Dovan. Overnight stay at Dovan.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dovan
  • Altitude: 2600m.
The journey out of Dovan begins once again through the forested trail. The trail today is associated with the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as it is believed that the region surrounded by the mesmerizing Himalayas is home to the Goddess of Harvests. Continuing across the rugged Himalayan trail surrounded by stunning views of the Annapurna Range we land at Deurali. Overnight stay at Deurali.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Deurali
  • Altitude: 3200m.
A short day of trekking but arduous and captivating in equal measures. Guided by the snowy ridges and rugged trail we head towards the Annapurna base camp at 4130m after passing Machhapuchhre Base Camp on the way. The trail heads past the mesmerizingly captivating views of Machhapuchhre (6,997m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Gangapurna (7,454m), Annapurna Fang (7,646m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Annapurna III (7,555m) and sky-high peaks of the Annapurna Region. We spend overnight at the base camp enjoying the stunning views of a Himalayan sunset. Overnight stay at Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: ABC
  • Altitude: 4130m.
Today, we begin the journey downhill away from the canopy of the Himalayas. The journey heads down quickly descending through the rugged Himalayan trail and reaching the ever-growing forests filled with bamboo, oak and rhododendron trees. In the company of stunning landscapes and small settlements, we continue our journey reaching the village of Bamboo. Overnight stay at Bamboo.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Bamboo
  • Altitude: 2310m.
Today, we make way to Jhinu Danda, our final Himalayan settlement before Pokhara. The journey out of Bamboo rises alongside the hill reaching Kuldighar on the top beyond which the downhill forest trail leads to Chhomrong Khola. Continuing the trail of descending we reach Jhinu Danda followed by a tranquil bath at the hot water springs. The perfect place to drown our aches after the mesmerizing journey through the Himalayas. Overnight stay at Jhinu Danda.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jhinu Danda
  • Altitude: 1780m.
The final day of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek today; we begin our descent to Nayapul from Jhinu Danda. The trail continues through lush green forests surrounded by mesmerizing Hilly landscapes. Throughout the rugged hilly trail, we come across several trekkers and local heading in and out of the region. After reaching Nayapul we begin our journey to Pokhara which takes about 1 hour via bus. You can enjoy the Lakeside area and celebrate the success of the trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 820m.
The final day of the journey; we head back to Kathmandu heading out of Pokhara through the familiar bends of Prithvi Highway. Soon the thrashing Trishuli River joins us crowded with rafters seeking adventure and thrill in her rocky bends. Once back at Kathmandu we will head back to our hotel and enjoy the amenities before the farewell dinner with Frolic Adventure. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
Our representatives will once again drop you back at Tribhuvan International Airport with best wishes from the entire team. We hope you had a lovely time with us.
  • Meals: Breakfast

Cost Details

  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
  • 3 nights Accommodation in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • 2-nights Accommodation in Pokhara in the standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Private car/van/bus and a guide for the cultural tour (60 USD extra).
  • All the ground transportations during the trip.
  • Your standard meals BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee in breakfast
  • Fresh fruit after every dinner in the mountain
  • All necessary paper works, conservation area entry permits, TIMS card and monument entrance fees
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • An arrangement of an emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • We help you to hire a Sleeping bag, down jackets, duffle bags if you don't have (with extra cost)
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Frolic Adventure invites you farewell dinner on last night.
  • All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan international airport  (Kathmandu). 
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in cities Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • All entry fees for heritage sites.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
  • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. 
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityNotesPrice  
01 Apr, 2020 - 15 Apr, 2020Guaranteedsingle supplement 100 usdUS$775
07 Apr, 2020 - 21 Apr, 2020Guaranteedsingle supplement 100 usdUS$775
13 Apr, 2020 - 27 Apr, 2020Guaranteedsingle supplement 100 usdUS$775
20 Apr, 2020 - 04 May, 2020Guaranteedsingle supplement 100 usdUS$775
26 Apr, 2020 - 10 May, 2020Guaranteedsingle supplement 100 usdUS$775
30 Apr, 2020 - 14 May, 2020Guaranteedsingle supplement 100 usdUS$775

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