Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek (13 days)Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek (13 days)

Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 11 Days

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  • Duration11 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Max Altitude 4300 Meter
  • Activity Trekking and Hiking
  • Group Size 1-20
  • Accommodation Local Hotel and Lodges
  • Meals Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner
  • Transportation Vehicle- Domestic Flight
  • Starts Jeep Drive from Pokhara to Banthanti
  • Ends Ghandruk village And Jeep Drive to Pokhara
  • Best Season Oct-Dec, March- May
Trip Highlights
  • Exploring world heritage site in KTM and Pokhara
  • Wonderful drive or domestic flight to and from Pokhara
  • Exploring the Fewa Lake and Lakeside in Pokhara
  • Astonishing close view of Mt.Annapurna massive Himalaya
  • Beautiful picturesque view of holy Mt. Fishtail
  • Cultures different ethnical villages, terraced field, River stream,
  • Interesting wildlife, deep rhododendron forest and Gorkha villages,
  • Scenic natural surroundings, water falls, glacier,
  • Monuments of mountaineer at ABC
  • Clean nice lodges

ABC trek is Nepal's spectacular diversity appears at its finest set through forest, villages, terraced field, deep valleys and high mountains encircling this tour. The giant Annapurna Mountains embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan plateau. ABC Trek is a moderate trekking in western Nepal on the south face of Annapurna Himalayan lab. The Annapurna base camp trekking has breathtaking overwhelming landscape. Annapurna base camp trekking very significant for rhododendron lovers as well as important for Flora and Fauna researchers/lover. Once who visit this area is never enough in life time, while you are there the massive mountains are standing in front of you like mirror. Where ever you go, you will be greeted with long smiling mountains in upper side and proudly attractive greenery meadows landscape valley and enormous glacier in lower-side. The trek makes every your steps valuable and unforgettable travel. People can experience so many things in short time voyage of this area. Entering into the deep Himalaya valley to Annapurna base camp (4200mtr) and crossing back to heavy tropical forest to the best view point pun hill will be lifetime unforgettable rewards within two weeks holidays.


Arrival at Tribhuwan international airport, greeting with marigold garland flower and transfer to your hotel and free time.

 We drive along the Prithvi highway through the famous Trisuli River bank. Or take the domestic flight of 35 minutes to Pokhara. Overnight at good hotel on B/B planning.

Jeep from Pokhara just drive us to Banthanti then the trek starts through  a den rhododendron forest via Nangethanti to the beautiful Ghorepani village (2800m) overnight at nice hotel with warm fire heating dining room.

Wake up very early in the morning and hike for one hour up to Poonhill through the rhododendron forest for a magnificent sunrise view over the mountains. Poonhill is one of the regionally dominant viewpoints, Mt. Annapurna (I) 8031m, Dhaulagiri 8,167m, Manaslu 8,163m and relatively Annapurna south, Himchuli, Fishtail, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Lamjung Himal, Gurja Himal, Nilgiri Himal, Tilicho Himal, Dhampush peak are panoramically visible. The beautiful landscape with horizontal meadows and Kaligandaki Valley widely appears. Descend to the hotel for breakfast and start your trekking through the deep forest until reaching Banthanti. After lunch, we walk for about an hour to reach Tadapani village which is bounded by gorgeous forests. We will have a magnificent view of Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, and Annapurna III from Tadapani. Overnight at local lodge. 

Descending through the rhododendron forest to a small settlement Chuile and then over many stone staircases until Kimrung Khola. Cross the river over a suspension bridge and follow the gentle up-and-down trail until Chhomrong Gurung village. Make a lunch break at Chhomrong with its magical Mountain View, after lunch descends again via hundreds of stone staircases to the River, and cross a suspension bridge. Then climb out of the side valley through the forests of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak. We ascend alongside Modi Khola to arrive in Sinuwa. Overnight at a lodge in Sinuwa.

We ascend through rhododendron, bamboo, and hemlock forest decorated with orchids and ferns. From Khuldi we go downhill on a steep and slippery stone stairway into the deep bamboo village. Then, our trail crosses tributary rivers on narrow bridges, several waterfalls, and a small settlement in Dovan. We ascend on a stony trail through the forest and Himalayan lodge then up to a steep hike to the Hinku cave. The Hinku cave used to pastures shelter in former times. Cross the glacier stream ahead of the Cave and follow rocky gentle climbing until you arrive at Deurali. Overnight at a local lodge

Ahead of Deurali, there are avalanches areas. During winter or heavy snowing, time is dangerous to cross through there so trekkers must cross the stream and escape to the other side that ascend through birch and bamboo forest. We continue to move uphill, pass over a moraine and go downhill to a stream. Then, short ascends lead us to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m). We keep ascending uphill on the moraines of South Annapurna Glacier until we reach Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). There is a marvelous view of the south face of Annapurna rising above the sanctuary to the northwest. After lunch, we will move towards a player-flag-wrapped viewpoint to enjoy the breathtaking view of the mountains of the Annapurna region along with the surrounding glacier. Overnight at a lodge 

Wake up very early in the morning for a sunrise view over the Massive Mountains.  The sunrise will make the whole valley golden outline. See the massive icefall and glacier and wide contour of the Annapurna Himalayas. Visit some monuments of mountaineers who passed their life during the expedition. And start your returning trek via the same trail you scaled up through Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan to Bamboo. Overnight at lodge

Ascend on the rocky trail through the bamboo and rhododendron forest until Khuldi and then short descend through the rhododendron and bamboo forest to Sinuwa. Keep descending to Chhomrong Khola and cross the suspension bridge and walk over on hundreds of stone staircases up to Chhomrong the oldest Gurung village. Make your lunch with fantastic views of mountains and your retracing way. Then again descend about one hour to Jhinuwa Danda. Jhinuwa Danda offers a natural hot spring to relax your tired physic rather scenic nature.

After breakfast, cross the very high suspension bridge below Jhinuwa and take a short ascend to the bushy forest. Walk along a rough road until you arrive at a big famous Gurung village Ghandruk. Stop at Ghandruk for the wonderful and ultimate lunch of the trekking. You can make a quick village excursion during lunch preparation. Then get on the Jeep and drive to Pokhara for 2.5 hours and evening time is free in Pokhara. Overnight at Comfortable hotel.

Drive back to KTM by Tourist bus along Prithvi highway or take a short flight from Pokhara. If you drive out it takes almost a day long but taking a flight preserves your time to explore Kathmandu as well.

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