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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Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

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.


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.


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
15 Sept 2019 24 Sept 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guranteed Book Now
25 Sept 2019 03 Oct 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guranteed Book Now
30 Sept 2019 09 Oct 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guranteed Book Now
05 Oct 2019 14 Oct 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
15 Oct 2019 24 Oct 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
20 Oct 2019 29 Oct 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
25 Oct 2019 03 Nov 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
30 Oct 2019 08 Nov 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
05 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
10 Nov 2019 19 Nov 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
15 Nov 2019 24 Nov 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
20 Nov 2019 29 Nov 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
25 Nov 2019 4 Dec 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
30 Nov 2019 09 Dec 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
05 Dec 2019 14 Dec 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
10 Dec 2019 19 Dec 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
15 Dec 2019 24 Dec 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
20 Dec 2019 29 Dec 2019 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
25 Dec 2019 03 Jan 2020 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed Book Now
30 Dec 2019 09 Jan 2020 US$ USD 750/- Guaranteed 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

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 jugging 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.

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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