Annapurna Base Camp trek takes you to the foothill of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre. As Nepal offers the immense diversity of nature and culture, it has been the famous destination for many people over the years. Trekking to the Himalayas is what attracts people the most.
Trekking to the Annapurna region, you will get to experience the feeling of exploring the whole country (Nepal). Among the diversity of Nepal, Annapurna Base Camp trekking trail itself is diverse enough to represent Nepal. On our Annapurna Base Camp trek package, you will walk through the green forests of rhododendron and oak trees by the beautiful rivers. You will get the exceptionally great views of Himalaya region at every step you take. You will enjoy probably the best view of sunrise/sunset over the Himalayas. Annapurna conservation area has a diverse range of flora and fauna. You get to witness many of the wildlife, plants, and birds while trekking in this region. Apart from that, the warm hospitality of Gurung and Magar community, their culture and tradition make your trip unforgettable. Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain, the feeling of standing at the foot of the mighty Annapurna and beholding the surrounding is overwhelming and makes your trip worth it.
On our Annapurna Base Camp trek package, you will explore the majority of the things Nepal has to offer you, including the exploration of Lake city Pokhara and the sightseeing from Poon Hill. The best thing about this trip is, you get to rest and relax diving into the hot springs surrounded by nature while returning back.
ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK HIGHLIGHTS
- Enjoy the scenic bus ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Nayapul
- Walk through the lush forests of rhododendrons and oaks on the side of the Modi Khola
- Ascend the popular 3700 stairs of Ulleri village
- Explore the unique cultures and traditions of Magar people in Hile and Ulleri village
- Hike to Poon Hill, the viewpoint for the best sunrise/sunset views over Annapurna ranges
- Catch the breathtaking panoramic view of Annapurna range from different perspectives along the way
- Walk past several rivulets and cascading waterfalls and cross hundreds of suspension bridge
- Explore the diverse flora and fauna along with a variety of birds inside the vast jungles of Annapurna Conservation Area
- Opportunity to get to two Base Camps in a single trek (Annapurna Base Camp and Machhapuchhre Base Camp)
- Spend a night at Annapurna Base Camp with the awe-inspiring view of night sky/milky way on light pollution free environment
- Enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals during the trek
- Dive into the hot water spring at Jhinu Danda and bath away from the trek’s lethargy
- Catch many photographic spots during the trek on almost every point of your trek
What to Expect:
1. Food and Accommodation
You will be provided with two types of accommodation in this package. During the trekking days, it is hard to find a luxurious place to stay at so you will stay in tea houses with minimalistic food. They provide a clean and healthy place and food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided in the form of Dal Bhat, potatoes, vegetables, cereals, eggs, rice, soup, pasta, noodles, etc. Private rooms with single, double, triple or more sharing are available but you will have fewer options during peak seasons. Heaters are found in the dining halls, not in individual rooms while hot water and wifi will be available on demand. But, during your days in Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will stay at a 3-starred hotel providing breakfast. We want you to enjoy the variety of foods available in cities in different restaurants for lunch and dinner.
Pokhara is the first station of our Annapurna Base Camp Trek journey. The city famously known as lake city has to offer us many of the wonderful things. While staying at Pokhara you can enjoy the beautiful Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, the caves (Mahendra cave, Bat cave, etc). Observing the sunrise and sunset from the Sarangkot viewpoint is one of the best things to do in Pokhara. From here you get the plethora of peaks of the Himalayas range including Dhawalagiri, Annapurna I and Machchapuchre.In the evening you can explore rich and vibrant streets of Pokhara full of modern cafes, restaurants, and bars.
3. Poon Hill
Poon hill is also one of the exotic viewpoints you will encounter during your Annapurna Base Camp trek. You will witness the exceptionally beautiful view of sunrise standing at the top of the Poon Hill. You will get the gorgeous up-close view of the Himalayas from here. Observing the mighty Himalayas standing at the Poon hill is one of the best experience you can have on the trip. The overwhelmingly beautiful surround makes all the fatigue of your trek go away and keeps you motivated to move further.
4. Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp is the last destination of our 13 days trekking. One of the best reason to do this trek is the beauty of Annapurna Base Camp itself. The camp is the foot of The Annapurna I.You will be overwhelmed to see the magnified view of Annapurna and its adjacent peaks complemented by the glaciers. You will be spending a night at the base of Annapurna under the flawless sky above you. The hypnotizing view of millions of stars and the milky way itself can change your life forever and your way of perceiving everything.
5. Machhapuchhre Base Camp
Just like the Annapurna Base Camp, Machhapuchhre Base camp also offers you the wonderful view of the snow-capped peaks. You get to spend a few times at Machhapuchhre Base Camp relaxing and enjoy the surrounding view before reaching the Annapurna Base Camp.
6. Traditional Gurung & Magar community
One of the best reason to do the Annapurna Base Camp is you get to explore Nepal’s diverse culture and tradition. Along the way, you get to stay at many Gurung and Magar villages and get the chance to know them closely. Their warm hospitality, culture, and tradition will take your adventurous trek to the whole new level. Their warm hospitality at the tea houses makes crashing yourself and relaxing after the hours of trek a relief.
7. Jhinu Hot Spring
Taking bath in Jhinu hot spring water is the best way to relax and enjoy between the mountains after the really long journey of Annapurna Base Camp. It is situated at the Jingu danda surrounded by all the beautiful landscapes. The natural hot spring is at the bank of the Modi Khola. You can enjoy this beautiful experience of diving into this hot spring while returning back from Annapurna Base Camp.
8. Panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayan range
Ever since you depart from Pokhara from you will get the gorgeous sight of Annapurna and its range on your every step. The panorama of Annapurna is what keeps you enthusiastic and motivated throughout the journey. Along the way, you get to see the mountains like Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri and Annapurna itself getting closer and closer every day of your trek. The Poon hill is one of the remarkable viewpoints from where you can see the entire panorama of Annapurna range.
9. Diverse flora and fauna
For those who want to explore nature, the Annapurna region is a gem. Annapurna Conservation area and the places along the way lets you explore the diverse range of plants. And you get to witness many of the wild animals on their natural habitats. Along with the animals of plants and animals, you can expect to see a variety of birds along the way. The chirps of the birds you get to hear on your journey please your ears.
10. Breathtaking views of landscapes, rivers and waterfalls
Apart from the Himalayas, the lush forests, the wonderful landscapes are what makes your trip unforgettable and worth it. The beauty of the greeneries complemented by many rivers and waterfalls is the major catalyst for people to do this trek. You have to cross many suspension bridges among the forests. Overall you will have a wonderful experience with all these aesthetically pleasing views of nature.