Annapurna Base Camp TrekkingAnnapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

  • Duration14 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Maximum Altitude 4210m.
  • Activity Trekking
  • Best Time September to late December and February to late June.
Trip Highlights
  • Pokhara
  • Ghandruk
  • Annapurna base camp
  • hot spring.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking takes you around the best of snow capped Himalayas along with an opportunity to get insight into life in the mountains of Nepal. It is the most popular and unique treks in Nepal that allows you to follow trekking trails along steep hills and over majestic Himalayas, through ridges, passes, forests,  where you can get one step closer to nature and witness diversification in floral and faunal species. See the Himalayan beauty of Macchapuchre, Himchuli and other surrounding peaks that takes you to the entrance of Annapurna Sanctuary, or the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp.   

Our Journey initiates as we arrive at Pokhara and short drive to Nayapul. Upon arrival at starting point of the trek, we go for a walk to a village by the Khudi River and Birethanti which lies at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level. Walking through the forests across several valleys, climb up to small village of Hiley which would be the perfect spot for overnight stay. On the very next day, we will make our way towards Ghorepani , the special place to see best views of villages and landscapes. Early morning short hike to Poonhill blesses us with magical sunrise views over Annapurna Himalayas which would be a never seen before experience. Continuing our journey, we pass Tadapani, Chomrong, where the cultural highlights are experienced. Arriving at gate of Annapurna Sanctuary, which is actually a pass between spectacular peaks of Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre. Finally after getting the heavenly experience at ABC, we follow the same route and get back to Pokhara. It is recommended that you visit during spring(Mar-May) or autumn(Sep-Dec) for best experiences. However, we can organize this trip as per our clients request too.

This trekking trip requires fair level of physical fitness, so it is advised to practice some cardio exercises regularly few months prior the trip. Join Annapurna Base Camp Trek organized by Outshine Adventures for crafting the memories that you would cherish in years to come.

Trip Itinerary

    You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel by our private tourist vehicle. You have the free evening and overnight at hotel.


       After breakfast we will organize a pre-departure meeting for providing the detail information about your tour and treks by our leaders. During our meeting clear all the remaining dues if any, bring 3 copies of passport size photos, copy of your passport and travel insurance policy. Please feel free to ask any queries with our leaders related to your trekking regions. After meeting, our excellent tour guide will take you for Kathmandu valley sightseeing in private tourist vehicle. During the tour, you will visit major historical, cultural and religious centre of Kathmandu valley including Swyambhunath Stupa(The Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Our tour guide will explain you about the cultural,historical and religious importance of these places in brief during the tour. You will be transferred to hotel after your tour. Overnight at hotel.


         At 6:30am, our trekking staffs will pick up you at hotel and escort to the bus station. The bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7:30am. You will drive by the beautiful rivers trisuli and marsyangdi which is very popular for rafting as well. Pokhara is very popular for the panaromic view of majestic Himalayas such as Annapurna, Machapuchare in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. After 7 hours of drive, you will arrive at Pokahara, beautiful city of lakes, caves,Buddhist and Hindus temples. You can enjoy your evening wandering on lake sides. Overnight at a hotel.


           Our trek starts at Nayapul after an hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015m) a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1,495m and after a short climb, we reach Ulleri at 1900m. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy, a prelude to the trekking experience in the Annapurna region. Overnight at a guesthouse.


             Today, we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through  Banthanti. This route gives us breathtaking views of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Our trail now gets quite easy going as we pass through rhododendron and shadowy forests amidst the cackling of birds which gives us good feelings till we ascend gently up to the final camp. Overnight at Guesthouse.


               The iconic place of Annapurna Region known as Poon Hill is going to be conquered this day. We climb the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3210m). After the memorable snaps of majestic Himalayas seen from Poon Hill like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.), we return back to Gorepani. After breakfast at guest house we start our trek to Deurali(2960m) via Banthali finally at Chuile. We descend through rhododendron forest, pass by spectacular waterfalls along the way and reach Tadapani. Overnight at guest house.


                 We descends to Kimrong Khola from Chuile through the the dense and dark forest of rhododendron. Crossing Chhomrong at Gurjung village where we can have our lunch. Chhomrong village is the palce to view Mt Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin peak Mount Fishtail (Machhapuchhre) along long terrace village settlement. Chhomrong is the biggest Gurung settlement of this area. Overnight at guest house.


                   Slowly and gently crossing the bamboo forests with varieties of rhododendron and oak trees, we will reach the most pleasurable way to the Annapurna Base Camp. After this the trail ascends up to Hinko Cave (3160m.), the huge overhanging rock which provides some protection against rain and avalanches. It takes approximately twenty five minutes through a normally ascending path to reach Deurali (3230m.). Overnight at Guesthouse.


                    This exciting day leads you at the heart of your trekking via Machhapuchhare Base Camp, Since it is totally surrounded by mountains. Two hours trek from Machhapuchhare Base Camp takes you to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at elevation of 4,130m. The remaining you have time to see, explore and relax at the base camp which gives you the heavenly feelings on the earth.


                      We follow the same trail down today the trail drops by 1,700m to the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo at 2,345m where there are a few teahouse/lodges available to stay at. Overnight at a guesthouse.


                         Your trial goes to the Jhinu danda (Hot spring), a small top hill around. Your trial leads to the Khuldi Ghar to Sinuwa hill where your continuity treks up to the Chhomrong village and after meal we descent 2 hrs to the Jhinu for the overnight. There you can enjoy the bath to the hot pool and to visit natural hot spring as well.


                           After departure from Jhinu, trek back to Nayapul which takes about 6 hours to reach the ending point of trekking. Here ends the memorable trekking of Annapurna Base Camp. Then drive from Nayapul to Pokhara.


                             You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, scenic Everest flight, mountain biking and other activities. Drive back to Kathmandu and overnight at a hotel.


                              Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
                              You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure by our airport representative. Its our great pleasure to organize your tour and thanks for joining the team of Outshine Adventure Pvt. Ltd. 

                              Cost Details
                              Price Includes

                              To quote you with an exact or approximate price, we need the number of persons in your group, the category of hotel, the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus or by jeep etc) & any alternation in your itinerary. Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the cost.

                              • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
                              • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included.
                              • Standard accommodation at hotel in Pokhara.
                              • Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private car / van / bus.
                              • All your standard Meals during the trek.
                              • Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
                              • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek. ( One porter for two trekkers sharing basis.) 
                              • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
                              • Annapurna conservation Park permits & Trekking Permit ( TIMS Card).
                              • Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag by Outshine Adventure ( If needed).
                              • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus. 
                              • All our government taxes.
                              Price Excludes
                              • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
                              • Your travel insurance & Entry Fees in City. 
                              • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
                              • Personal trekking Equipments.
                              • Tips for trekking staff--Tipping is expected.
                              • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
                              Travelers Review
                              • Eva Santamaria
                                Eva SantamariaSpain,May 20, 2023
                                rating star


                                Maravillosa experiencia el Annapurnas Base Camp trek. Es la segunda vez que volvemos a Nepal , y repetimos con Outshine Adventure. La amabilidad y profesionalidad de Gokul ( el dueño de la agencia) es de agradecer, además de que habla un perfecto castellano. También encantados con Deepak, nuestro guía y Sunil , porteador, ambos jóvenes pero con experiencia, un trato cercano y siempre disponibles ( gracias por vuestra sonrisa !). Hemos viajado en pareja y si podemos , repetiremos, llevamos a Nepal en el corazón . Namaste!
                                Eva ( Madrid, España)

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