Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Trip Code: NT03
Trip Duration : 14 Days
Trek Duration:
Trip Type: Cultural and Trekking
Difficulty Level: Easy and Moderate
Psychical Demand:
Destination(s): Nepal
Highest Altitude: 3480m
Max Elevation: 3480m
Highest Camp: 3330m
Max Group Size: 16
Best Season: April to June & Mid September to Mid Nov
Trip Start: Kathmandu
Trip End: Kathmandu
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Trip Route:
Activities: Trekking, Hiking, Visit Farm House , Monastery, Museums, Weekend market, Stroll around the City etc

Overview


Annapurna base camp trek is centered on the Annapurna mountain range and is one of the most popular of treks to Nepal.This trekking in the Himalayas begins from Nayapul located at an hour drive from Pokhara. Besides the provision of the breathtaking sight of the Annapurna range ( Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m) this trekking in Nepal offer views of other magnificent Himalayan peaks such as Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Machhapuchhare 6998m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m, and Tukuche peak 6920m.

Through the trek one can come across a variety of flora and fauna that includes musk dears, leopards, jackals, mountain Thar, and birds such as Pheasant. One can also run across a wide assortment of ethnicity like the Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, magars, and Thakali communities.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit the impressive Dzong (fortresses), former palaces and Buddhist monasteries!
  • Hike through the ridge top Goembas (monasteries) and meet the monks.
  • Hike through the terraced farmlands and villages, visit the farmhouses and meet the villagers.
  • Attend the local festivals and events.
  • Visit the vibrant markets and towns.
  • Visit the traditional arts and crafts workshop, meet the artisans, weavers and painters!
  • And much more…

What’s included

  • Receive and Transfer to Airport
  • Double/Twin in 3 Star Hotel
  • 3 Meals every day with Evening Tea
  • Toyota SUV for FIT & Toyota Bus for Group with Driver.
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All Sightseeing
  • Museum Fees
  • Bhutan Visa
  • All Permits
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Walks and Hikes

What’s is Not Include

  • Guide and Driver tip
  • International Airfare
  • Laundry Charges
  • Internet, International calls
  • Other Beverages
  • Donation when photographing
  • Travel Insurance
  • Baggage Handlers tip

Intinerary


You’ll follow an itinerary which has been researched and planned by our experts, saving you all the hassle of organizing the trip. The itineraries are designed to minimize the time spent travelling and maximize the variety of experiences. From small buses to riverboats as well as on foot.

Itinerary at a Glance:

  • DAY 1: Arrival Kathmandu International Airport, welcome transfer to hotel and rest of the free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
  • DAY 2: Drive to Kathmandu–Pokhara, and Trek from Phedi to Dhampus.
  • DAY 3: Trek Dhampus to New Bridge.
  • DAY 4: Trek New Bridge to Sinuwa.
  • DAY 5: Trek to Deurali.
  • DAY 6: Trek Deurali to Machhapurchhe Base Camp.
  • DAY 7: Machhapurchhe Base Camp– Annapurna Base Camp and trek back to himalaya Hotel
  • DAY 8: Trek to Chhomrung.
  • DAY 9: Trek Chhomrung to Tadapani.
  • DAY 10: Trek Tadapani to Ghorepani.
  • DAY 11: Sunrise at Poonhill and Trek down to Birethanti and drive to Pokhara.
  • DAY 12: Drive or Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • DAY 13: Free Day or Kathmandu city sightseeing.
  • DAY 14: Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

1

Arrive in KathmanduArrival Kathmandu International Airport, welcome transfer to hotel and rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.

2

Drive to Kathmandu–Pokhara, and Trek from Phedi to Dhampus

3

Trek Dhampus to New Bridge

4

Trek New Bridge to Sinuwa

5

Trek to Deurali

6

Trek Deurali to Machhapurchhe Base Camp

7

Machhapurchhe Base Camp– Annapurna Base Camp and trek back to himalaya Hotel

8

Trek to Chhomrung

9

Trek Chhomrung to Tadapani

10

Trek Tadapani to Ghorepani

11

Sunrise at Poonhill and Trek down to Birethanti and drive to Pokhara

12

Drive or Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu

13

Free Day or Kathmandu city sightseeing

14

Final Departure

Images



View from jomolhari Base campView from the driveView of highest mountain in Bhutan from Dochula Pass

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FAQ

What is the best time to visit Bhutan?

In Bhutan every season has its own charm; as such the country has variety of doings to the tourist according to their interest. But the most visited months are usually March, April and May during which the country is at its best scenery as the spring just hits off and of course in the later months of the year like August, September, October and November. These are the peak seasons as the weather during these time of the years are pleasant and warm and not to forget the festival months. However, Bhutan Creative Tours is focusing to spread out visitation over the year because, come rain or shine, there is something for all parts of the year. The winters are cold, but we have winter treks and festivals in the southern parts of Bhutan,which has warm weather through out the year. A winter in Bhutan is characterized by clear blue skies, but you need your jackets with you.


Do I need a Visa for Bhutan? How can I obtain a Visa for Bhutan?

All visitors traveling to Bhutan are required to obtain a Visa prior to your arrival to Bhutan, except for Indian nationals holding a valid Indian passport. After your confirmation to visit Bhutan with us, you can just download and fill out the Visa Application form from our website and send it to us. We’ll have the visa confirmation letter processed within 7 working days and send it to you. The Visa Application System used by the national tourism office is designed by our CEO when he was working as the Chief Researcher for the Tourism Council of Bhutan. This makes it very easy for us to leverage visa processing even during the final minutes before your arrival to Bhutan.


What Documents will I require at the Airport when I come to Bhutan?

You will need your Passport which has 6 months validity for its expiry date, Druk Air e-ticket, whether you booked it through us or the Druk air’s website and your Visa confirmation letter which we will send you prior to your arrival in the country. And please to carry a copy of your tour itinerary as well.

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