The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the must popular and most visited trekking in Nepal. It is 10 days long moderate short of trekking journey. This trek bring you to the Annapurna Sanctuary (4130 m) so close to massif Annapurna Range, passing through the diverse culture and wide variety of flora and fauna even a short period of time. Annapurna Base Camp Trail is a moderate type of beautiful walking and the perfect combination of nature, culture and adventure on Earth.
The Pokhara is the beautiful touristic city of Western Nepal and your Annapurna Base Camp Trek start from Nayapul after 1.5 hour drive from Pokhara. Then every day you walk 5/6 hours through the lush of green forest, farmland, animal pasture and stunning glacial valley, Moreover, The unique culture, traditional variety of food and way of living are really amazing for foreigners during this 10 day treks. Likewise, countless up and down, turning and bending provide the greatest chance for photography of the breathtaking view of massif Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Fishtail, Gangapurna with the terrific landscape of Terraced and local villages. Every day you will feel different climate in different elevation and gives the birth of a wide variety of flora and fauna. Ghandruk, Landruk, Chumrung, Ghorepani and Ulleri are the most impressive Gurung and Poon villages where you can enjoy with their culture, ritual, lifestyle and Mountain view as well. The Poon-hill, Annapurna Base Camp and Jhinu Danda (hot spring) are the highlighted of this trek, The Poon-hill offer the best panoramic view of Himalaya, Annapurna Base Camp offers the life time experience of high Himalayas and hot spring helps to relax your body from tiredness during the trek.
This amazing Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes 7 to 11 days depending on your itinerary and physically you should fit to smile with this trek. Generally, you need to do running, jogging and some sports activities couple of weeks before start your trek. You can get all the information from your trekking agency before booking your tour to Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
After breakfast early morning we leave bus station or Airport to Pokhara:- It takes 6 hours by tourist bus and by fly 30 minutes to Pokhara which is 200 km west from Kathmandu. We drive the bus along the Trishuli River with beautiful cinerarias of Farmland, mountain, villages forest and so many turning and bending with nice photography and from the plan we can have the wonderful view of Himalays and landscape as well then we reach in Pokhara hotel get refresh then evening couple of hours we can visit in Phewa lake and have boating, shopping dinner then over night at Pokhara
after breakfast about 2.5 hours we drive to Uri with Taxi or Jeep:- from Pokhara passing through the different village, forest and river. During drive we can have spectacular view of mountain, farmland and famous villages: Naudanda, Nayapool, Birethati and Shaulibazzar. Today after get off from bus we walk about 3 hours to Chumrung which is famous and biggest Gurung village on the way to Annapurna Base Trek and also you can have wonderful view of Fishtail, Himchhili, and Annapurna south. In this Village there is lot of guest house, internet cafe, and Different kind of Bakery so this is fancy town of overnight at Chumrung.
Today we walk about 5 hrs From Chumrung to Bamboo (2310 m):- walking through Bamboo and Oak forest, along the Modhi Khola valley. On the trek we walk almost forest except Sinwa village and we might have seen various Flora and Fauna. Bamboo is a small town with 8 lodges in the middle of forest where there are no farmland and terrace so overnight at Bamboo.
Today about 5 hours we trek to Deurali (3230 m):- from Bamboo all the way following the Modhi Khola with narrow valley with lush of green forest and countless ups and down with lots of small streams. During trekking we cross Dovan and Himalaya trekking lodges no more farmland and village we can have amazing landscape and flora and fauna but we can’t see snow cape Mountain so overnight at Deurali.
Today about 5.5 hours we trek to Annapurna Base camp (4130 m):- from Deurali passing through the Thin Bamboo, Rhododendron and pine forest with narrow valley before Fishtail Base Camp then we can have breathtaking view of Fishtail, Annapurna south, Himchulli, Twelve Peak , Annapurna first and Gangapurna Peak with massif Annapurna Glaciers. Today is more exciting and challenging due to high elevation and cold. Annapurna Base Camp is shrouded by Mountain with glaciers that are calling Annapurna Sanctuary Trek so overnight stay here.
Today we wake up early morning walk about 5 minutes from lodge:- with warm clothes to enjoy beautiful sunrise view from Himalaya. From here we can have wonderful view of Annapurna South, Twelve Peaks, Annapurna I, Tent Peak, Flute Peak, Gangapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli and massif Annapurna and Gangapurna Glacier then about 5 hours trek back to Bamboo after hot breakfast.
Today about 5 hrs trek to Jhinudanda (Hot spring) 1700 m):- from Bamboo mostly descending through the Bamboo and Oak forest and some Village and farmland. Jhinudanda is a small town with some trekking lodges with trekking standard accommodation with wife and hot and cold shower. There is popular natural hot-spring where we can relax after long walking from the cold. Then we come to lodge at Jhinudanda with overnight.
Today about 6 hours trek to Tadapani (2630 m):- passing through the beautiful villages with farmland and terrific trances at the beginning 2 hours then we cross the Kimrung Khola then all the way climbing to Tadapani with dense Rhododendron and Oak forest. On the way we can see many flora and fauna. Tadapani is a small town with tourist lodges in the middle of forest with excellent Himalaya view of Annapurna South, Fishtail and Himchuli then overnight at Tadapani.
Today about 5 hours we walk to Ghorepani (2860 m):-passing through the dense Rhododendron and Oak forest along river and different mountain passes. Today most of the way we have to climb up but during trek we can have beautiful view of mountain, farmland lush of green forest to Ghorepani which is very beautiful and famous scenic place call Poon-Hill. There are lots of Hotel, Bar Internet Cafe, and Bakery as well then overnight there.
Early morning about 50 minutes climbing up to Poon-Hill (3210 m):- for sunrise view from Himalaya from where we can have excellent view if Annapurna South, Fishtail, Gangapurna, Nilgari, Dhablagiri etc, then have hot breakfast and 4 hour trek decent to Ulleri and Catch jeep to Pokhara then overnight at Pokhara Hotel.