- Short but splendid trek from Kathmandu to Annapurna Base Camp and Back
- Great trekking trail and fantastic panoramic mountain views atop ABC at +4100 meter
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek will take you into the heart of the Annapurna range. The entire area is protected within the 7,629 sq km Annapurna Conservation Area, the first and largest conservation area in Nepal.
Annapurna Base camp combines some of the most spectacular mountain scenery with a fascinating insight into the modern hill life of Nepal. This unique trek along local trails offers great varieties of flora and fauna. You will appreciate the blooming rhododendron on your way, villages and terraced farmland; you will experience unparalleled mountain scenery, and be surrounded by enormous glaciers in one of the world’s most fascinating trekking regions. Lastly, you will gain a unique insight into Nepalese life and its culture as we overnight in beautiful hillside villages.
The trek to Annapurna Base Camp begins after a short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. We will walk through Ghandruk, Sinuwa, Deurali and finally reach the base camp of Annapurna, and thereafter and return through the valley to Pokhara.
Annapurna base camp is located in the lap of Annapurna South which has a perfect Majestic view of the Annapurna region and Mt. Fishtail - a mountain renowned for its beauty. The trail revert down to the valley at Jhinu hot spring where you have the opportunity for a hot and well-earned bath. From Nayapul we will take a short drive to Pokhara which will be the last ending station of this trek, before we go back to Kathmandu, where it all began.
Although Annapurna Base Camp leads you into the heart of the mighty Himalaya, the trekking itself presents no major difficulties and can be undertaken by enthusiastic people who are used to walking.
Day 01: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6,364ft) 5 hour
Day 02: Trek from Ghandruk to Sinuwa (2,360m/7,742ft) 5-6 hour
Day 03: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft) 6 hour
Day 04: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,549ft) 5 hours
Day 05: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,340m/7,677ft) 6 hour
Day 06: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring (1,780m/5,839ft) 5 hours
Day 07: Trek from Jhinu Hot Spring to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft) 7 hours
Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) 6-7 hour