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Kathmandu

ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP - 10 DAYS TREK


Hiking

Category

10 Days

Duration

Intermediate

Experience

Medium

Fitness

From 1 to 12

Partecipants


What you'll do

The Annapurna Base Camp trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary trek, stands as one of the most renowned journeys within the Annapurna region, offering an unparalleled immersion into the breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayas. This expedition encompasses a trek to Annapurna Base Camp, unveiling a panorama of majestic mountain peaks, traditional Gurung settlements, and enchanting rhododendron forests. Positioned beneath the towering Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya ranges. The trek presents an array of awe-inspiring vistas, including the iconic Machapuchhare (6,993m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,939m), Mt. Annapurna III (7,555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6,986m), and Mt. Hiuchuli (6,441m). Additionally, trekkers can rejuvenate in natural hot springs along the route, adding to the allure of this unforgettable Himalayan adventure.


Itinerary

Welcome to the gateway of the Annapurna trek, Kathmandu. Our guide, representing Freedom Adventures, awaits you at Tribhuwan International Airport. We recommend arrive before 4 PM. Post-hotel check-in, immerse yourself in the vibrant streets of Thamel, a treasure trove for travellers. Dive into the local culture with a Nepali dinner and prepare for your adventure with a comprehensive trek briefing. Stay overnight in Kathmandu, resting up for the exciting journey ahead.
Embark on a scenic flight to Pokhara, the serene lakeside city and a pivotal stop on the Annapurna circuit trek. Post-flight, a drive to Siwai sets the stage for our hike to Chomrong. As we trek, marvel at the cascading waterfalls and lush forests, arriving at Chomrong, a significant Gurung settlement. Overnight in Chomrong.
Trek from Chomrong through mesmerizing jungles to Ghurjung and onwards to Sinwa, enjoying splendid views of Machapucchare Peak. The Annapurna sanctuary begins to reveal its wonders. Overnight in Sinwa.
Continue along the river from Sinwa to Bamboo, an ascent filled with breathtaking vistas. The Annapurna base camp trek is challenging but rewarding, leading us to Deurali for the night.
Today’s trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp traverses river shores and steep trails. The peaks of Mount Fishtail, Annapurna South, and others greet us as we approach the base camp. The panoramic view from Annapurna base camp is a rewarding experience for every hiker. Overnight at the base camp.
Begin the descent from the snowy embrace of the mountains back to the lush landscapes, pausing at Machapuchhare Base Camp for last glances at the majestic peaks. Overnight in Bamboo, surrounded by its namesake vegetation.
Trek uphill to Kulldighar, then down to Chomrong Khola. Climbing the stone steps back to Chomrong, we proceed to Jhinu Danda. Here, we rejuvenate in the hot springs, a balm for our muscles. Overnight at Jhinu Danda.
Our last trekking day offers tranquil views of Nepal’s midhills. Returning to Siwai, we drive to Pokhara for a restful overnight stay, and the Annapurna circuit tour is nearing its end.
A drive from Pokhara brings us back to Kathmandu. Utilize the day for leisure and last-minute shopping in Thamel. We gather for a celebratory dinner, reminiscing about our journey through the Annapurna circuit.
As our Annapurna base camp package concludes, we part ways at Tribhuwan International Airport. We bid you farewell, carrying memories of the majestic Annapurna sanctuary. We recommend departing after 10-11 AM in order to have a good last breakfast together with the group.

What's included

Accident insurance
Medical and luggage insurance
Travel cancellation insurance
Hiking Guide
Transport, encompassing airport pickups and internal flights to Lukla
Accommodation throughout the trip (3-star hotel at Kathmandu for 2 nights, tented camp for 1 night, tea houses for 12 nights)
Transport, airport pickups, internal flights to Pokhara, a tourist bus
Flight
Visa (if applicable)
Insurance over 4.500mt, mandatory for this trek
International airport departure tax
Tourist tax
Meals, snacks and drinks
Extra food and drinks
Everything not mentioned in the “What’s included”
Tips

Accomodations

3-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara


3-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara offer a blend of comfort and convenience with services like free WiFi, private parking, and airport shuttles. Rooms are air-conditioned, ensuring a restful retreat after exploring the city's wonders. With amenities such as on-site dining serving local and international cuisine, gardens or terraces for relaxation, and helpful staff, these hotels provide a pleasant base for our treks.

Tea Houses


Tea Houses on the Annapurna Base Camp trek offer basic, cozy lodging and traditional meals, crucial for trekkers' rest and acclimation. These family-run lodges provide twin-sharing rooms, communal dining, and opportunities to immerse in Sherpa culture. Facilities vary by altitude, with lower elevations offering more amenities.


Guides

Jagan & Freedom Adventures

Jagan & Freedom Adventures

Jagan is the founder of Freedom Adventures. It is a locally based company in Nepal with highly trained staff members who are trained in both mountaineering and adventure sports while promoting sustainable tourism. They are a dedicated team of guiding professionals who believe in excellent logistical preparation, keeping in mind the needs of their clients, the available local resources, and most importantly, their passion for the environment they work in.


Meeting point

27.71445669471985.311958280615
Kathmandu


Frequently asked questions


Departures

All departures are guaranteed to run

September 2024
Fri
13 Sep
2:00 PM
Sun
22 Sep
9:00 AM

Confirmed

12 spots left
Total
1100 €
Fri
4 Oct
2:00 PM
Sun
13 Oct
9:00 AM

Confirmed

12 spots left
Total
1100 €
Fri
18 Oct
2:00 PM
Sun
27 Oct
10:00 AM

Confirmed

12 spots left
Total
1100 €
Fri
1 Nov
3:00 PM
Sun
10 Nov
10:00 AM

Confirmed

12 spots left
Total
1100 €
Fri
15 Nov
3:00 PM
Sun
24 Nov
10:00 AM

Confirmed

12 spots left
Total
1100 €
Fri
27 Dec
3:00 PM
Sun
5 Jan
10:00 AM

Confirmed

12 spots left
Total
1100 €

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