Annapurna region is inhabited by Gurung and Magar ethnic group peoples. this trek is relatively a moderate trek but surprisingly, you will be rewarded by wonderful mountain vistas of Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchare (Fishtail), Nilgiri with nice and warmest hospitality of mountain people. Annapurna base camp hike is one of the most beautiful hikes passing through the diverse ethnic group's culture and verify vegetation forest and wildlife throughout the journey. Come to explore the majestic mountains view of the astonishing Himalayas and get a wonderful trekking experience of a lifetime with us.
Day 1: Kathmandu – Pokhara (850 m/2788 ft)- 7 hrs by tourist bus
We take an early morning scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara through the Prithvi highway by tourist bus. Reaching Pokhara we will be walking and exploring around the beautiful tourist town at lakeside areas in Pokhara, overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul 1:30 hrs & trek to Ghandruk (1940 m) 4/5 Hrs walk
After taking breakfast we will be driving from our hotel to Nayapul about 1:30 -hour by taxi than our trek will be starting from Nayapul to Ghandruk which will take us around 3-4 hours walk to reach Ghandruk village, Ghandruk is one of the Largest Gurung settlements of Annapurna region where we could explore unspoiled tradition and culture of Gurung people as well as lifestyle, Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner.
Day 3: Trek Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m) - 5/6 hrs walk approximate
Today we start our day after a cup of tea and breakfast in the morning, Firstly, we ascend about an hour gradually up to the Ghandruk top and a steep descent to Kimron Khola (River), and after crossing the suspension bridge then we start climbing up again to Chhomrong village, Chhomrong is another beautiful Gurung village of Annapurna region, it's situated on the top of the hills in the lap of mighty Annapurna south offers an outstanding mountains view of Annapurna south, Machhapuchare (Fishtail) Himchuli and Nilgiri and green valley. Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner.
Day 4: Trek from Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel (2920m) - 6/7 hrs walk
Today, we have an exciting day to walk through the lush forest over stone steps across Chhomrong Khola and then uphill through the bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Bambo and Doban, we take our lunch somewhere between before reaching Himalaya, the trails follow continually upwards Modi river and water streaming section in the jungle area, during the hike we can enjoy the beautiful waterfalls and view of Machhapuchare, as we reach Himalaya, we set up our sleeping bags and down jacket while resting here because it’s quite a cool place, Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner.
Day 5: Trek from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) via Machhapuchchhre Base Camp (3720m) 5/6 hrs walk
After breakfast at our lodge, our journey starts towards Machhapuchare base camp then Annapurna base camp walking through the narrow gorge Modi Khola glacier valley past the base of Machhapuchhre which ultimately takes us to Annapurna base camp. Walking in this area we will get a good chance to see Annapurna glacier which is very close to us. Making ascend continually towards we will be able to see a breathtaking view of surrounding panoramic mountains peaks on a backdrop, Reaching Annapurna base camp that we can’t believe it while seeing a 360-degree view of untouchable mountains like Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare. Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner.
Day 6: Trek from ABC to Bambo (2,340 m) 6/7 hrs walk approximate
Today we enjoy the striking sunrise view over the Annapurna Himalayas at Annapurna base camp and its spectacular then we take our breakfast, after having a breakfast at our lodge then eventually, we retrace to Bambo following the same trek as we go up to Basecamp while crossing the places of MBC, Deurali, Himalaya and we arrive at Bambo, Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner.
Day 7: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (Hot Spring) (1755m) 5/6 hrs walk
After breakfast at Bambo, we trek to Chomrung following the same trekking path as we followed that while trekking up to Base Camp before. Walkthrough the jungle while climbing up and down valley crossing the beautiful Gurung village of Sinuw, eventually going down from Sinuwa to River than we cross the suspension bridge and start climbing up again so after finishing our climbing few steps then we take will take a lunch break at Chhomrong village before we reach Jinu dada, we can observe the sensational Mountains View of Annapurna south and Machhapuchare from our lunch place. After lunch then we constantly keep going on the downhills until the Jhinu dada, Jinu dada is another great place where we can have a refreshed in the natural hot spring and chill out a bit while enjoying the scenery, Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner.
Day 8: Trek from Jinu dada to Nayapul (1050m/) 4/ 5 hrs walk and 1:30 hrs Drive to Pokhara (820m)
Today is eventually the last day of our trek in the Annapurna region, it’s a short trek down to Siwai and from Siwai we take a local jeep to Nayapul for 1 hour and then after we will be picked up by our taxi and drive back to Pokhara which will take approximately 1 hour something, as we arrive in Pokhara there are still we have chance to explore.
Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trekking.
A highly experienced helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained trekking guide.
All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
All necessary papers including Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, and down jacket on request
Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek.
Assistant guide group size of 6 people and above in the group.
Pokhara- Siwai-Pokhara by taxi/jeep/bus.
Supplementary snacks: energy bar, crackers, and cookies, etc.
Seasonal fresh fruits desert every evening after dinner.
Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
Compressive first aid box (Guide will carry it throughout the trek).
Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition
All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses
Nepal entry visa fees
Extra accommodation and meals in case of behind schedule (Foods and accommodations before or after the trek)
Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic such as Fanta, Coca-cola, sprite, water, beer, etc.
Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness
Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, WIFI, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a trek.
Travel insurance which has to cover emergency rescue evacuation from the high-altitude
Personal trekking equipment for this trek
Tips for guide and staffs (Tipping is expected)
Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Inclusions section of this trek.
From $770 - $1070 per pax. Max 12 pax in a group.