Nepal

Annapurna Basecamp Trek - 14 Days

Get up close and personal with some of the biggest mountains in the world

Annapurna Basecamp Trek - 14 Days

Get up close and personal with some of the biggest mountains in the world

The Annapurna "Sanctuary" Basecamp Trek offers up some of the most pristine landscapes the country has to offer. On this trek you will be in the company of local FlashpackerConnect professional trekking guides/sherpas.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 3: Kathmandu – Pokhara
Day 4: Pokhara to Nayapul drive and hike to Ghandruk
Day 5: Ghandruk to Chomrong
Day 6: Chomrong to Bamboo
Day 7: Bamboo to Deurali
Day 8: Deurali to Machhapuchhre Base Camp
Day 9: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
Day 10: Return trek to Bamboo
Day 11: Return trek to Jhinu dada (Hot Spring)
Day 12: Trek to Road Head and back to Pokhara
Day 13: Pokhara Lake
Day 14: Return to Kathmandu

Trip ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu

Upon your arrival to Tribhuvan International Airport you will picked up by a FlashpackerConnect representative and dropped at your hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Today after breakfast at the hotel you are picked up by a your guide from the hotel and take you to the world heritage sites of Kathmandu, i. e. Monkey Temple, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

*Breakfast

Day 3: Kathmandu – Pokhara

Early morning after breakfast we head towards bus park and catch a bus for 7 hours. This is another way to explore the country bit more than what we see. Upon our arrival we head to the hotel and relax. You can explore the town in the evening.

*Breakfast


Day 4: Pokhara to Nayapul drive and hike to Ghandruk

After breakfast you will be picked up and drive to the starting point of trekking which is Nayapul 1.5 hours of drive and start hiking towards the village called Ghandruk. We tonight stay at a local homestay. From this village we can see wonderful Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Machhapuchhre Annapurna III.

*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 5: Ghandruk to Chomrong

Our trek begins after breakfast and it is easy hike for the first hour and we reach to the village called Komrong. From here trail starts to go down to the Chomrong river and climbs for 3 hours up to the village is called Chomrong. The views of the mountains is better and closer from this village.

*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 6: Chomrong to Bamboo

From Chhomrong trail starts to go down again and climbs to Sinwa. We will have our lunch at Upper Sinwa and the trail is gets easier from here. We might encounter some wild animals like Langur monkey etc. This place is surrounded by bamboos at the bottom of the valley and they named this place Bamboo.

*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 7: Bamboo to Deurali

Trails today starts to go gradually up and we will be walking through the valley for 2 hours and we get to the place called Dovan and in another 2 hours we get to the place called Himalaya where we will have our lunch and move forwards for 2 more hours and we reach to our destination Deurali.

*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 8: Deurali to Machhapuchhre Base Camp

From Deurali trail goes through the avalanche risk areas so we need to be careful about the rocks and snow but the valley starts to widen up a little bit and the trees turned into bushes and we will be above 3,000 m so we start to walk shorter distances and slower pace Machhapuchhre Base camp is an amazing place which is surrounded by the mountains. Machhapuchhre mountain is unclimbable/off the limit so they made it scared.

*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 9 & 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp & Bamboo

Day 9: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp Half day rest

Today our walk will be 3 hours gentle hike and the trail is in the wider valley surrounded by massive snow capped mountains higher than 6,000-8,000 meter taller. Annapurna I is the tallest among them. today we will enjoy our rest of the day by chilling in the sun and spectating these awe-inspiring view of Machhapuchhre towards our east will blow our mind. Sensational view of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above us is just super amazing.


*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 10: Return trek to Bamboo

The trek today will be mostly going downhill so it will be easy, faster and comfortable as well. Beside the view of the landscape won't fail to entertain us, We probably take 6-7 hours to walk down.


*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 11 & 12: Jhinu dada (Hot Spring) to Pokhara

Day 11: Return trek to Jhinu dada (Hot Spring)

From here it is an uphill upto Sinwa dada once again and downhill from here till Chhomrong khola and then we starts to climb towards Chomrong.

Then it decent to Jhinu dada this is where we will stay for the night. And today is the day where we can soak ourselves in the natural hot springs 15-20 mins down the hill.


*Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


Day 12: Trek to Road Head and back to Pokhara

On our way to Naya Pul from Jhinu Danda, we get to enjoy the amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. We have lunch on the way. Our trek will end at Naya Pul where we board our vehicle to Pokhara.


*Breakfast/Lunch


Day 13: Pokhara for rest and relaxation

Today we have a relaxation day in the city of the beautiful Pokhara Lake.

Day 14: Return to Kathmandu

Fly or drive back to Kathmandu

Additional Trip Info

  • Airport Pick up/drop
  • Transfer to Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu
  • All the paper works, (TIMS, ACAP)
  • Hotel room in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Guest House)
  • Hotel in Pokhara (Dandelion)
  • 3 meals a day with a cup of hot drinks
  • An experienced, English speaking and government licensed mountain sherpa
  • Assistant Guide
  • Trekking Map
  • Entrance fees sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Porters
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and in Pokhara
  • Extra food and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (Phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, extra tea, shower etc.
  • All room will have 2 beds if you want to have your own room in Kathmandu an in Pokhara there is a supplement charge (please inquire).

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