8 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Enjoy 8 Days Annapurna Base Camp trekking reaching base of the 10th highest peak in the world – Mount Annapurna with stunning view of Machapuchre Base Camp.

Annapurna Base Camp trekking is consider as one of the best trekking routes in the world which is dotted with typical ethnic Gurung villages en-route. This moderate trekking is unique combination of Culture, Natural Beauty, Village life with best view of the Himalayan ranges.

Annapurna Base Camp trekking is popular choice among first time visitor in Nepal looking for best trekking experience following best vistas and region offering combination of Culture and Himalayan ranges.

Explore typical ethnic Gurung villages such as Ghandrung, Chomrung with rich ancient culture and traditions. This area is featured as one of the most beautiful Himalayan villages in world with splendid backdrop of the Annapurna range. Annapurna Foothills is also home place for Gorkha Soldiers famous for their bravery in world. This region is fertile land for Gorkha recruit every year.

This trek starts after driving from Pokhara to Nayapool and first day trek to Gurung village called Ghandrung. Next day trek to Chomrung and continue to alpine area bypassing forest following Glacier Modi Khola River. Reach to Annapurna Base Camp visiting Machhapuchre Base Camp en-route following glacier moraine.

Annapurna Base Camp offers 360 Degree view of Annapurna massif with Annapurna South, Hinuchuli, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, and Fishtail Mountain.

This Annapurna Base Camp trekking is all inclusive trek escorted by professional trekking guide and necessary local porters including the Nayapool transfers and necessary permits.

Duration:  8 Days

Primary Activity: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

Group Size: 1 & above

Country: Nepal

Arrival on: Pokhara

Departure from: Pokhara

Trip Grade: Moderate

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Local Lodges/Tea House

 

Max Altitude: 4130 meters

Day 01: Drive to Nayapool. Trek to Ghandrung (1950m/5 hours trek)

Morning, pick-up with your guide from your hotel and drive to Nayapool along scenic mountain road. Arrive at Nayapool and start your trek to Ghandrung village which is the biggest Gurung settlement located on the lap of the Annapurna south and Hiunchuli Mountain. In Ghandrung visit local village and museum to explore the traditional Gurung culture and lifestyle.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 02: Trek from Ghandrung to Chhomrong (2170m/6 hours trek)

You will descend from Ghandrung hill ridge to Kimrung Khola. Visit the village settlement located on the riverside. Start your uphill climb to Chomrung. Upon arrival, check-in at local lodge with excellent view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Fishtail Mountain.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast at local lodge, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 03: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m/4 – 5 hours trek)

Start the trekking from Chomrung following 2500 stone steps down to Chomrung Khola. Trek uphill for 1.5 hours to reach to Sinwa. From there follow the trekking trail carved inside forest area to reach to Bamboo.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast at local lodge, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 04: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3230m/4 hours trek)

Follow the Modi Khola river bank along the forest area to reach to Doban. Continue your walk to Himalaya from where the trail opens with excellent first close glimpse of Annapurna South. The landscape changes with vegetation with view of valley down surrounded by stiff rock cliffs. Reach to Deurali and overnight here. We recommend overnight at Deurali to avoid the cases of altitude sickness as this rest allow give your body to get adjust with the increased altitude.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast at local lodge, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 05: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp – 6 hours trek

From Deurali the trek lowers to the Bagar. Cross glacier stream and start your climb to Machhapuchre Base Camp located at the altitude of 3700 meters. From Machhapuchre Base Camp you will see rewarding views of Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna. From this place you will notice that we already reached other side of the Fishtail mountain which we see from Pokhara hence the shape of the peak changes. After spending time for lunch at base camp, you will start uphill climb to Annapurna Base Camp further for 1.5 – 2 Hours at reach to ultimate destination of our trek – ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP. Annapurna Base Camp is located at altitude of 4130 meters above see level offering 360 degree view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the dramatic sunset view and the landscape.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast at local lodge, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 06: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Doban – 7 hours trek

Early morning enjoy sunrise over Himalayas from base camp. The sunrise view from Annapurna Base Camp is rewarding experience with dramatic changes on the color of the peaks. After breakfast, trek down to Doban following the earlier route.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast at local lodge, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 07: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/6 hours trek)

Trek to Chomrung following the same trekking route that we followed while trekking up to Base Camp. You will stop at Sinwa or Chomrung for lunch and then continue to Jhinu dada undertaking downhill climb from Chomrung. Check-in at local lodge. If time permit and you are interested then take a small walk down to Modi Khola river bank to enjoy your time at Hot Spring relaxing your muscles.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast at local lodge, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 08: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

Trek down to Nayapool and board vehicle to get drive to Pokhara. Drop at your hotel located at lakeside area.

Additional Note: For permit issuance and trek briefing, you need to send us your passport copies and arrive in Kathmandu and we will organize trek briefing. Further you can also book Pokhara hotel with Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu surface transfer or flight tickets with us with extra cost.

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Service Includes:-

  • Pokhara/Nayapool/Pokhara transfer using private vehicle
  • 7 nights/8 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek using Local Lodges/Tea Houses
  • All meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) at Lodges
  • An English speaking professional trekking escort guide for trek
  • Necessary porters for entire trek duration
  • Annapurna Conservation Area fee as applicable
  • Trekking permit fee (TIMS fee) as applicable
  • Insurance to support staff (trekking crew)
  • Equipments and necessary
  • first Aid Boxes
  • Trekking map
  • Government taxes as applicable

Service Excludes:-

  • Accommodation, Sightseeing & any arrangements in Kathmandu and Pokhara which can be done on request with extra cost
  • Beverages and other extra arrangements during trek
  • Tips and gratitude for trekking crew (Recommended)
  • Extra arrangements and services not mentioned in cost includes section
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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