Situated in north central Nepal,Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most renowned trekking destinations in this fascinating mountainous country. This trek is also know as Abc trek .This iconic Himalayan peak marks the high point of the trip which is Annapurna Base Camp Trek – in altitude terms, at least – with an early morning trek to its base camp at 4132m. Other treks, however, will take you through delightful traditional villages, magical rhododendron forest, past graceful rice terraces towards awe-inspiring glaciers in Annapurna Regions.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek will give your a wondeful change to explore the natural beauty and wonderful flora and fauna too. When you can tear your gaze away from jaw-dropping Himalayan vistas, spot some of over 450 species of exotic bird, including white-capped river chat, brown dipper, and white-breasted kingfisher.
While the trek to Annapurna Base Camp also includes forays into the orchid-filled jungle of the Royal Chitwan National Park. Wildlife in one of Asia's finest nature hotspots includes rhinoceros, four species of deer, two types of crocodiles and sloth bear, plus two big cats – leopards and Royal Bengal Tiger.
The iconic capital Kathmandu and the beautiful city of Pokhara provide perfect bookends to the trip – the latter home to the World Peace Stupa and wonderful Fewa Lake.
Day 01: Prior to landing in Tribhuvan Int'l airport, you could have some excellent views of snow-capped mountains after custom clearance, meet with our tour coordinator and transfe to hotel annapurna base camp.
Day 02: After breakfast scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, it takes about 6 hours driving / 30 minutes fly to Pokhara. Check into hotel. Enjoy with Pokhara, the city of nature and beauty.
Day 03: After breakfast 45 minutes drive to Phedi through a unique rice terrace field along the edge of Seti River. Commence trek to Potana 1990 meter (04-05 hours walking) through a wonderful rhododendron forest terrains and experienced with exotic views of valley, 45 minutes trail steeply ascends to Mina Lodge, then gradual climbs to Dhampus, Stunning views of snow-capped mountains from the top of the Dhampus and continue climbs to Potana. Overnight at Potana.
Day 04: Commence trek to New Bridge after breakfast ( 05-06 hours walking) through a wonderful Rhododendron, oaks, cotton, orchid forest, it climbs on the stone path, from Deurali where you will rewarded views of Annapurna Sotuh, Himchuli, Dhaulari and Machhapurhare Himal, then trail steeply descends to Bechok, then gently descends and cross the bridge of Modhi-Khola. Overnight at New Bridge.
Day 05: Trek to Chomorong 3210 meter (04-5 hours walking), through a unique rice terrace field and wonderful rhododendron forest, trail ascends to Chomorong. It provides excellent views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and Machhapuchare Mountain.
Day 06: Trek to Hotel Himalaya (05-06 hours walking), through a wonderful rhododendron forest, bamboo and a tiny village, trail steep ascend and crosses tributary streams and pass the spot where water is overflowing on the path. It needs careful walking but it ascends continuously. Overnight at Hotel Himalaya.
Day 07: After breakfast trek to Machapuchare Base camp (03-04 hours walking) through rocky meadows and reaches at Hinko, the cave used to protect from rain and avalanches. This is a rocky area about 200 meters wide under the rock face, from where water is flowing. Continue to climb for Machapuchare B.C. which is situated at 4000 meter. Overnight at MBC.
Day 08: Early morning visit Annapurna Base Camp 4095 which is our final destination, the trail follows a stream but some time it is hard to find out route due to snow-covered. Amazing views of Annapurna-I (8091 M),Vraha Shikar (7647 m), Annapurna ca South (7219M.), Himchuli ( 6441 meter), Khangsar Kang (7485 Meter), the peak of snow clad. Tarke Kang (7193 m), Signchuli (6501 m), the peak is called Fluted Peak. Incredible views of the triangular rock spire of Machhapuchare Mountain and snow clad peak of Annapurna -III (7555m). Walk down to Dovan for overnight.
Day 09: Trek descends to Chomrong, (05-06 hours walking), it provides excellent views of typical valley, snowy peaks and beautiful views of a tiny village.
Day 10: After breakfast commence trek to Tadhapani, through a unique terrace terrain, the trail stream , lunch on the way of hilly terrain, cross the river and climb to Tadhapani 2721 meter which is situated in the middle of the Rhododendron, Oaks, Magnolia, Orchid forests. It presents amazing views of Annapurna South, Himchulli, and Machhapuchare Mountains.
Day 11: Trek to Ghorepani 2850 meter (06-07 hours walking), through a wonderful Rhododendron, oaks, magnolia and orchid forest, trail descends about 30 minutes and ascends steeply about an hour, then climb to Deurali, on this spot, you will have lunch with breathtaking views of snowy mountains. On the way of Ghrepani an excellent chance to explore flora and fauna including snowy peaks. From Deurali pass, trail descends to Ghorepani.
Day 12: Early morning about 45 minutes hike to Poon Hill 3210 meter for excellent views of Annapurna massif including Dhaulagri 8167 meter, Mt Lamjung , Tukuche Peak, Nilgri Himal, Thapa Peak, Tent Peak and beautiful sun-rise views. Trek descends to Ghorepani. After breakfast through rhododendron forest commence trek to Hile, quant village which is situated at 1495 meter, trail stream descends to Banthati, you will have lunch at Uleri. After lunch, trek descends steeply to Trikhedunga, then gradual walk to Hile. It takes about 05-06 hours.
Day 13: After breakfast trek to Naya Pull via Birethati, it takes about 03-04 hours walking. This day gradual walk and on the way of Naya Pull, there is great chance to explore tiny villages and beautiful valley. Cross the Suspension bridge and climb to Naya Pull. Drive to Pokhara near about two hours. Check into hotel. Enjoy at evening with Pokhara.
Day 14: Early morning scenic drive to to Royal Chitwan National Park. Check into Resort. Tonight enjoy with Tharu stick dance/ slide show.
Day 15: Full day Jungle excursion such as Elephant back safari to explore great one horned rhinoceros, four species deer, bison, leopards, sloth-bear, two types of crocodiles, more than 450 species of exotic birds and Royal Bengal Tiger. Canoeing tour, Jungle walking. Tonight enjoy with Slide show/ Tharu Culture Program.
Day 16: Early morning our well- trained and experienced naturalist takes you into prime spot for more than 450 species of exotic birds watching tour such as Kingfishers, parakeets, golden orioles, Peacocks, woodpecker etc. Return to Resort after breakfast Drive to Kathmandu check into hotel.
Day 17: Departs from hotel to Airport.