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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 15 Days

This route in the Annapurna Base Camp to the site of Annapurna Sanctuary is a spectacular trek. Although it has some steep to climb, the trek is not difficult. This trek is a fine opportunity to surround you itself by Himalayan peaks within a short time without having to confront with altitude and flight problem. It is advisable to allow two weeks to fully appreciate the high altitude scenery.

Trip Highlight

Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Drive to Pokhara which is 200 K.m. away from Kathmandu and stay overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.
Day 02: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1540)
After 45 km drive from Pokhara via Naudanra, kaahre, and Lumla village the trek commences at Nayapool, from where the trail descends steeply to Birethanti. Then it follows to the east bank of the Bhurungdi khola to reach Tikhedhunga.
Day 03: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2855m)
The trail ascends to Ulleri village pleasantly through Rhododendron forest and reaches the top of Ghorepani pass and stay overnight in Ghorepani. The trail follows up to a stone staircase, which is beleived to have more than 3300 steps. You can have a marvelous view of Dhaulagiri I, Tukche, Neelgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and Tarke Kang from Ghorepani.
Day 04: Ghorepani to Tadapani(2590m)
Early in the morning we trek to Poonhill where one may witness a truely memorable sunrise from Poonhill one can view over 30 white-capped peaks, comprising the whole Annapurna range. After breakfast walk to Tadapani
Day 05:Tadapani to chomrong (2170m)
Tadapani offers good views of the Upper Modi valley. The route starts with a long ascent high above the west bank of Modi khola. Chomrong village lies at the base of Hiunchuli (6441m)
Day 06: Chomrong to Himalayan hotel (2873m)
The trail continues Khuldi Ghar after about 3 hrs and from where very steeply to its rocky bankside before leveling out and running through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge keeping always on the west side of the river, the pasture of Tomoe is passed. At the very neck of the gorge at panchen barah there is small trail and a shrine. The trail then climbs to the Himalayan Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 07: Himalayan hotel to Machhapuchhre base camp  (3700m)
From the Himalayan Hotel, it is about an hour walk initially on a rocky trail through forests, then up a steep ravine to Hinko at 2960m. The trail crosses a ravine and a major avalanche track just beyond Hinko, after which it climbs through large boulders. Approximately half an hour beyond Hinko is Deurali at 3000m. Here as the trail continues into the sanctuary,it crosses two wide avalanche tracks via a narrow trial that huddles up against the cliffs. The trail then descends to meet the Modi khola and follows the river to Bager we climb across more as Machharpchhre Base Camp {MBC} at an elevation of 3480m overnight stay here where one can have panormic views of Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, and Ggangapurna and Machhapuchhre.
Day 08: MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (4100m.)
Treak around two-hour climb up to abc, There are tremendous views of vertical south face Annapurna above. Back to Machhapuchre Base Camp (mbc) or Deurali.
Day 09: MBC to Deurali to Bamboo (2310 m)
Descend via the same route to the Himalayan hotel.
Day 10: Bamboo to Chomorong (2010 m.)
Follow the same trial to Chomorong for overnight stay. The road down the hill is much easier even if you want to explore in the morning you will not expect problem getting Chomrong.
Day 11: Chomrong to Ghandruk (1990 m.)
Follow the route back at Taglung at the junction of the trail from Landrung and New Bridge. We stay on the wide main trail, walking west above the potato and Wheat fields of Taglung before descending gently through forests. The trail then drops steeply on switchbacks to Kimrong village situated above the Khumnu Khola at 1720m. After crossing the suspension bridge at Khumnu Khola or Kimrong village, the trail makes a steep climb to teahouse at Uri situated on a pass at 2200m, the trail descends gently to Ghandruk village (1940m) for an overnight stay.
Day 12: Ghandruk to Tolkha (1710m.)
Descend through the paved courtyards of Ghandruk village past teahouse after crossing the stream on a suspension bridge the trail  emerges into the Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolkha,a small settlements at 1710m.
Day 13: Tolkha to Dhampus (1510 m)
The trail descends a forested path paved with stones. It continue its descent past several teahouse at Bheri Kharha to the head of the canyon and the ridge at Dhampus at 1510m where you can find many hotels for the accommodation.
Day 14: Dhampus to Phedi to Pokhara
A few hundred meters along a trail to the road that descends to a taxi stand take a taxi or other transportation back to Pokhara to finish your trek.
Day 15:  Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara for your further destination, which takes about 7 hours.

Dates & Prices

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Trip Price Status

What is Included in the Cost

    Arrival and departure transportation, Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu by tourist bus, Pokhara/Nayapul /Fedi/Pokhara transportation by private vehicle, 2 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, 2 nights  hotel in Pokhara, in trekking food ( breakfast, lunch and dinner ) with accommodation , trekking permits, TIMS , guide, porters, their food, salary and insurance.

What is Excluded in the Cost

    Personal insurance, rescue flight, personal expenses such as bar bill, tips,, any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, road blockage due to landslides or strike.