10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

10 days Annapurna base camp trek, also known as Annapurna Sanctuary is the world famous and fascinating trek in to the Himalayan Mountains to the base of Annapurna I, the tenth highest peak in the world is one the stunning treks in Annapurna region. This is one of the few treks that combines much diversity of landscapes and brings you so close to the base of 7000 and 8000 meters peaks in such a short period of time. The most visited 10 days Annapurna base camp hiking is an easy and pleasant trek up to the base of mighty Annapurna I (8091m). The trail starts from lowland and goes through terrace farming villages, lush rhododendron and bamboo forests to high altitude landscapes with the Annapurna range in view most of the times.

10 days Annapurna base camp trekking tour holidays commences after a scenic drive or flight from Kathmandu to the vibrant city of Pokhara. This is a gorgeous city, surrounded by the Himalayan peaks and tropical hills. We will have a chance to explore the city and boating on the Phewa Lake. Next day, transferring to Phedi or Nayapul, both places are starting point of Annapurna base camp tour, the trek continues to Chhomrong, a beautiful Magar village on the lap of the gorgeous Annapurna south.  The trail continues down to Chhomrong River and climb up to Sinuwa from where mighty Fishtail Mountain gets close by you. Walking through bamboo forest to Dovan, Himalaya and Deurali towards the Annapurna base camp we get rewarded by the views of towering peaks and vast rock walls. From Deurali the landscapes change into the barren and as the gorge widens, we climb to Fishtail (Machapuchare) base camp at 3700m on the lateral moraine of Annapurna south glacier. The steady ascend to Annapurna base camp reveals the full splendor of a huge natural amphitheatre. Here at base camp, we are fascinated by 360 degree views of Himalayan giants including Annapurna I, Fishtail, Gangapurna, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, and many more snowcapped peaks. The stunning Annapurna glacier is another marvelous thing to see from Base camp.

We trek back to Chhomrong and continue to Dhampus or Nayapul, on the way back we can enjoy the natural hot sprig at Jinudanda. 10 days Annapurna base camp trek has three different itineraries. Here at below, we have presented itineraries with the different durations. We suggest you to choose the right duration of your trek as per your time-frame and physical fitness.

 

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  • Dates & Cost
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Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

Option One:
10 days Annapurna base camp with Kathmandu – itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02 Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (825m), 6 hours drive, 25 minutes flight.
Day 03 Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk (2000m), drive 2 hours, walking 5 to 6 hours.
Day 04 Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2100m), 6 hours walking.
Day 05 Trek from Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel (2850m), 6 to 7 hours walking.
Day 06 Trek from Himalaya hotel to Machhapuchere Base camp (3700m), 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 07 Trek from MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (4100m) and back to Sinuwa, 8/9 hours walking. 
Day 08 Trek from Sinuwa to Jinudanda (1200), 4 to 5 hours walking. 
Day 09 Trek from Jinudanda to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara, 4 hours walking and 2 hours drive.
Day 10 Final departure.


Option Two:
12 days Annapurna base camp trekking with Kathmandu – itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 2 Trek preparation or packing day or Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley.
Day 3 Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 200km/6hours drive or 25 minutes flight.
Day 4 Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Tolka, half an hour drive, 4 hours walking.
Day 5 Trek from Tolka to Chhomrong, 5 to 6 hours walking. 
Day 6 Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 7 Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchre Base Camp, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 8 Trek from Machhapuchre Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp, 3 to 4 hours walking. 
Day 9 Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong, 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 10 Trek from Chhomrong to Ghandruk and to Pokhara, 6 to 7 hours walking and 2 hrs drive. 
Day 11 Fly or drive back to Kathmandu, drive 6 hours, flight 25 minute.
Day 12 Final departure.


Option Three:
14 days Annapurna base camp trekking with Poon Hill – itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 2 Sightseeing around Kathmandu or rest day.
Day 3 Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (825m), 6 hours drive, 25 minutes flight.
Day 4 Drive to Phedi and trek to Dhampus (1700m), half an hour drive, 4 hours walking.
Day 5 Trek from Dhampus to Chomrong (2100m), 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 6 Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2800m), 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 7 Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m), 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 8 Trek from MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (4100m), 3 to 4 hours walking.
Day 9 Trek from Annapurna base camp to Chomrong (2100m), 6 to 7 hours walking.
Day 10 Trek from Chhomrong to tadapani (2410m), 6 hours walking.
Day 11 Trek from Tadapani to Ghorepani (2850m), 5 to 6 hours walking.
Day 12 Trek from Ghorepani to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara, 6 hours walking, 2 hours drive.
Day 13 Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 14 Final departure.

Note: If above itinerary couldn't meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara and Jungle safari in Chitwan National park.

Date & Cost

Trip Dates & Price

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
01 March 2021 10 March 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 March 2021 14 March 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 March 2021 24 March 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
20 March 2021 29 March 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 March 2021 03 April 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
30 March 2021 08 April 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 April 2021 14 April 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
10 April 2021 19 April 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 April 2021 24 April 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
20 April 2021 29 April 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 April 2021 04 May 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
30 April 2021 09 May 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 May 2021 14 May 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
10 May 2021 19 May 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 May 2021 24 May 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 May 2021 03 June 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 June 2021 14 June 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 June 2021 24 June 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 June 2021 04 July 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
10 July 2021 19 July 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 July 2021 03 Aug 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
10 Aug 2021 20 Aug 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 Aug 2021 04 September 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 September 2021 15 September 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 September 2021 25 September 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 September 2021 04 October 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
02 October 2021 11 October 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
07 October 2021 16 October 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
12 October 2021 21 October 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
17 October 2021 26 October 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
22 October 2021 31 October 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
27 October 2021 05 November 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
31 October 2021 09 November 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 November 2021 15 November 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
10 November 2021 20 November 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 November 2021 25 November 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
20 November 2021 30 November 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
25 November 2021 04 December 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
30 November 2021 09 December 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 December 2021 14 December 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
10 December 2021 20 December 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
15 December 2021 24 December 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
20 December 2021 29 December 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
30 December 2021 08 January 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now
05 January 2021 14 January 2021 US$ USD 750/- Available Book Now

 

Cost Includes

  • The entire airport picks up and drops
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Necessary flights or bus transfers from Kathmandu to Pohkara return trips or one way
  • Annapurna Conservation fee with trekking permit
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking period
  • Accommodation (Teahouse) during the trekking period
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance
  • All necessary grounded transportation
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Fare well dinner in Kathmandu serve by Ram Kumar.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Any bottled drink such as coke, Fanta, beer, wine, mineral waters, etc
  • Internet/wifi, hot shower, phone calls and laundry services
  • Your travel insurance and tips for guide and porters

Trip FAQ

Trip FAQ

Once you confirmed the trip, we need photocopy of your passport and small amount of a down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process.

Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and none-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal. There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, and Varanasi.

This trek is suitable for any walker looking for something adventure and challenging with stunning views of Annapurna Himalayas. It does not require that you have any previous trekking or mountaineering experience. Although, daily jogging or walking exercise is useful and you need to be in good physical condition and able to walk for 5-6 hours daily.

10 days Annapurna Base Camp trek located in western part of Nepal which passes through Pokhara. East of a great george cut through the Himalaya by the most famous Kali Gandaki River is one of the deepest Gorge in the world and which separates it from the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m). This region is surrounded by many mountain ranges include the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre. They are the famous Fish Tail that dominates the skyline above Pokhara.

Tell us about your trip to Nepal and what you expect from it. Alpine Eco team will answer your questions in 24 hours and help you design a trip with a comfortable itinerary to best meet your needs.

10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also one of the best trekking route in Nepal. You can get the chance to experience the beautiful nature, mountains, Gurung society, cultural etc. Some Highlight are: -- Enjoy Nature Bath at Jhinu-Hot spring -- Gurung cultures and their Museum -- Massive sunrise view of Annapurna range, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and many more -- Incredible view of Himalayas from Ghorepani and Poonhill -- Explore various Flora and Fauna, Rhododendrons flowers, the flow of beautiful rivers and wilderness

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes about 7 to 10 days. It depends upon your interest and holidays. Similarly, if you run to save days than it trek would finish in under 7 days. But if you like to enjoy all the scenery, stop whenever you want, and spend an afternoon at some lovely hot spring, it may take maximum 12 days to complete ABC trek.

Nepal has 4 major seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Among them, spring, winter, and autumn are the best season for ABC trekking. On the other hand, summer is low trekking season but still, some people visit there. -Spring (March, April, May) -Summer (June, July, August) -Autumn (September, October, November) -Winter (December, January, February) Best Season are Autumn and spring but trekking can be done in other season too depends on weather condition

Accommodation is the basic need and required for any trip. There are varieties of meals European, Italic, Chinese, Indian food items is available in this trek. Annapurna Base Camp trek offers budget to standard accommodation during the trail. Accommodation depends on your trek and the cost of the package you book. Hotel accommodation- Hotel accommodation depends on the budget. Tea hoes to a standard hotel are available in most of the part of the trek. Few of the standard hotels have attached bathrooms. Camping accommodation- Camping accommodation is different from tea house and ten hotel trek. In this accommodation, you will sleep in camping, not in the hotel. This accommodation is quite famous on the pass days in Nepal.

Guide and porters are very important for your Annapurna Base Camp Trekking because they help you to make your trip more convenient and comfortable. We have the guide with the government provided certificate and well trainer. The guide has good experience and knowledge of trail and route. They have also the good knowledge about community culture, the religion of that place. Alpine Eco Tour all guides and porters from local origin and we have well coverage insurance of them. On the other hand, porter helps you to carry your bags. They both are honest as well as faithful.

Some Mountain place has the problem of the network system. Although in some place you could get the local mobile network of Ncell or NTC. There mostly people use satellite phone so can also use the satellite phone. Alpine Eco Tour staff has cell phone to contact.

While the plan for the trek you should well prepare before you start your trip. There are not any rules to what you can or cannot bring in the trip. Although you should bring the following thing compulsory: Jacket– Waterproof shell jacket, Thick jacket, Synthetic insulated jacket, and windshield Hiking pants– Lightweight hiking pants and Synthetic insulated, Waterproof and windproof hiking pants and convertible and roll-up hiking pants Head and Hands– Woolen hat and sun hat, Polarized UV sunglasses, Ascarf, Waterproof and windproof gloves Clothing– Merino Base Layers, Thermat Inner wear, Hiking Undergarments, Long Sleeve Shirts Footwear– Crampons, Thick and thin hiking socks, Hiking gaiters, A pair of hiking sandal and Winter hiking boots

Pokhara has has many ATM, Nayapool where you start trekking for Annapurna Base Camp there also some Bank and ATM facility. So while you trekking to Annapurna better to take enough cash from Kathmandu, Pokhara or Nayapool. You can make the currency change in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Altitude sickness is also known as mountain sickness. Mountain sickness is the main problem for any mountain trekkers. Some time trekkers might have altitude sickness during the Annapurna base camp trek. There are different types of sickness like- AMS – Acute Mountain sickness – AMS is a very common sickness like a hangover, dizziness, muscle ache, nausea, headache vomiting tec HAPE – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema – HAPE direct impact on lungs it’s fluid in the lungs which are dangerous for breathing. HACE- High Altitude Cerebral Edema – HACE it’s the different form of altitude sickness its fluid in the brains Thus, HACE and HAPE are the main dangerous and life-threatening form of mountain sickness. Moreover, patient has to treat on time if not treated on time if late they may die. Whereas AMS is normal mountain sickness then HACE and HAPE.

Travel insurance is very important and the main thing for any traveler while traveling to other countries. That’s why it’s necessary to do travel insurance while taking ABC trip. There is international travel insurance too, they do regular travel insurance for ABC trip. In nutshell great experience of great landscape, mountains, Gurung cultures, flora, and fauna. Trekking to Annapurna base camp is popular to any trekkers. If you want more info about Annapurna Base Camp Trek send us an inquiry or contact us.


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