Annapurna Base Camp trek also known as ABC trek is captivating trek of Annapurna region that encompasses bewitching snow clad mountains, lush hills, rich local culture, diverse flora and fauna along sensational experience of typical Himalayan lifestyle, religion, culture inherited by various local ethnic communities.
The high glacial basin epitome of natural serenity, beauty, divinity with presence of Hindu Goddesses Annapurna and Gangapurna lies north of Pokhara as perfect sanctuary. The trek along trail weaved amid thick bamboo, rhododendron forests is lifetime memorable moment to relish on the lush forests veiled by the blooming flowers during the seasons and greenery along opportunity to engross on spellbinding beauty of snowcapped mountains glistening under sun.
Annapurna Base Camp trek also popular as Annapurna Sanctuary trek, perfect trekking trips rich on natural diversities as well as cultural blessings begins from Pokhara; tourist’s paradise adorned with natural, virgin beauties and cultural heritage, with plus chance to explore Annapurna Conservation Area; house of various diverse endangered species.
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Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast check-out at the hotel and drive for 1 hour to reach the domestic terminal of Tribhuwan airport for the 40 minutes flight to Pokhara. Then drive for around 3-4 hours to reach Kyumi which is the starting point of the trek. Then we trek for 3-4 hours to reach Ghandruk; beautiful Gurung village for the overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, continue the trek on the undulating trail for 6-7 hours to reach Sinuwa for the overnight. During the trek, we gain an altitude about 400 meters crossing rivers, jungles as well as enjoying the splendid view of Mount Annapurna and Fishtail.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast proceeds the trekking journey on the path that runs through bamboo, rhododendron and oak forest for 6 hours to reach Deurali for the overnight. During the scenic journey enjoying the amazing beauty of waterfall, temple, and cave we gain an altitude of almost 900 meters.
Most of the trek will be on the uphill trail as the trail gains a height of almost 900 meters. After breakfast, we trek on the challenging trail till we reach Machhapuchhre base camp from where we experience the spectacular vision of the Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and many more. Then we follow upward trail to reach the Annapurna base camp from where thrill at the 360-degree panoramic vision of majestic peaks. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we follow the downhill trail as we descend 1700 meters to reach Sinuwa for the overnight. During almost 6-7 hours trek we enjoy the spectacular vision of Annapurna South, Annapurna and many more.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, trek for around 5 hours from Sinuwa to reach Jhinu. We will stop in Jhinu for lunch. Another 30 mins of walking and we will cross the large suspention bridge, from where we will catch the vehicle for 4 hours drive to Pokhara. Then from Pokhara, we will have 40 minutes return flight to Kathmandu
We will drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight
Recommended equipment list: Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. Some items of equipment are available for hire from us as like Down Jacket
Well broken-in walking shoes - these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
Sleeping bag (5 seasons), lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve, gaiters.
Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.
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