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Annapurna Region TreksNepal

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek-13 Days

Duration

13 days

Activity level

Grade: Easy to Moderate

Group Size

2-10 People days

Max Altitude

4,130 m/13,549 ft

Arrival/Departure:

Kathmandu, Nepal

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

1. Magnificent view of mountains from Annapurna Base Camp.
2. Experiencing the culture and tradition of Gurung people during homestay.
3. Beautiful view of sunrise over the mountains from the top of Poonhill.
4. Visiting monasteries, stupas and ancient temples.
5. Spotting endangered animals and birds.

TRIP INTRODUCTION

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek helps you minimize on cost and days. It is two days shorter than the regular Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The trek starts and ends from Nayapul. Most ABC trek starts from Nayapul and ends in Phedi.

 

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes us through beautiful parts of the Annapurna Conservation Area. It is mandatory to get trekking permit for visit to Annapurna sanctuary. Annapurna region is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. You will meet many fellow trekkers on the road.

 

We will walk through deep green rhododendron forest during the first part of our trek. Mountain streams and waterfalls flows through the forests. The vegetation turns alpine as we move further up. Pine trees populate the higher altitude. You will get a wonderful view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu mountain ranges during the trek.

 

We will first experience the wonderful view of mountains from Poon Hill. Annapurna Base Camp is a further three days of hike from Poon Hill. Machhapuchhre Base Camp, the base of mount Fish Tail, also lies on our way to ABC. Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) is the tenth tallest peak in the world. We will return back to Nayapul via Jhinu after enjoying a wonderful night at ABC.

 

Trip Route: Kathmandu- Pokhara - Poonhill- Chhomrung- MBC- ABC - Pothana- Pokhara - Kathmandu
Best Month: September to December and March to May.

Important Note:

We prioritize your safety all the time while traveling with Ambition Himalaya Treks & Expeditions. We want our valuable guests and staffs to be safe thus we have given full authority to your tour leaders to modify, cancel or update any part of the itinerary if it is considered necessary due to safety concerns. Ambition Himalaya promises that we will do our best to stick with planned itinerary. However, natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions or any other mishap may force us to change the planned itinerary and we hope you understand these concerns. Our leaders will give you necessary information and discuss with you before changing the itinerary.

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 1,300 m

    You will arrive in Kathmandu today. We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy a wonderful evening walk in the historic city of Kathmandu. We will welcome you with traditional Nepali complimentary dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant  and brief you about the upcoming tour following the dinner.

  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 820 m/ 2,690 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    We will board on a private vehicle and drive to Pokhara following our breakfast. The drive takes 6-7 hours. The road is picturesque and serpents along the bank of Trishuli river for most part. We will stop for refreshment and lunch on our way. We will explore the beautiful lake city of Pokhara in the evening. The walk along the Phewa lakeside is beautiful.

  • Day 03: Trek to Tikhedhunga
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 1,540 m/ 5,052 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    We first drive to Nayapul, which takes about one and half hours. We start our trek to Tikhedhunga from Nayapul. The walk is gentle initially. It starts to get a bit steeper from Birethanti (1,080 m/3,543 ft). We walk along the banks of the Modi river and meet beautiful places like Matathanti, Ramgai, Sudame and Hile. We will rest in Tikhedhunga overnight.

  • Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 2,860 m/ 9,383 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    We cross the Modi river many times via high suspension bridges. We first reach the village of Ulleri (2,080 m/6,824 ft), which provides wonderful view of the Annapurna South, Himchuli and Fish Tail. The trek starts to get difficult and uphill from Ulleri.

    You can buy trek supplies at Ulleri. We meet Banthanti (2,300 m/7,545 ft) and Nangethanti (2,450 m/8,038 ft) on our way further up. We will walk through dense Rhododendron forest and reach Ghorepani, where we will settle for the night.

  • Day 05: Poon Hill hike and Tadapani trek
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: Poon Hill (3,210 m/ 10,531 ft)/ Tadapani (2,590 m/8,497 ft)
    Time: 6-7 hours

    We will wake up early and hike to Poon Hill. We will miss the beautiful sight of sun rising over the mountains if you are late. Poon Hill provides wonderful view of Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Dhampus Peak, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Barah Sikhar, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri South and Tukuche peak. We will return back to our lodge and have breakfast.

    After having our breakfast, we will start our trek towards Tadapani. We first walk upwards to Deurali (2,990 m/9,809 ft) and then go down to Banthanti (2,520 m/8,267 ft) before reaching Tadapani. The trail to Tadapani is covered by green forests of Rhododendrons, Oaks and Bamboo.

  • Day 06: Trek to Sinuwa
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 2,340 m/ 7,677 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    After a night at Tadapani, we will move down to Kimrong Khola, which offers great sight of the upper Modi Valley. Once we cross the river from a high suspension bridge, the trail follows up to a Gurung village. The trek is tough and difficult for thirty minutes. We will then arrive to a village called Chhomrong (2,210 m), which lies at the base of Himchuli.

    Chhomrong is the largest Gurung settlement in this valley and we will have our lunch here. After Lunch, our trek leads us to Sinuwa. The trail to Sinuwa is downhill and peaceful as we will be walking by beautiful hillsides. After a long and tiring walk, we will reach a little hill called Sinuwa.

  • Day 07: Trek to Deurali
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 3,100 m/10,170 ft
    Time: 5-6 hours

    We will begin our trek towards Deurali following breakfast. We will first stop at Bamboo for rest and then proceed to Dival. The road to Dival passes through lush green and dense Rhododendron woods. We will stop at the Himalaya Hotel for lunch. We will start the walk to Deurali after lunch. The road again passes through deep forests until we reach Deurali.

  • Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 4,130 m/ 13,549 ft
    Time: 4-5 hours

    We will head for Annapurna Base Camp today. We first reach the Machhapuchhre Base Camp from where you will see the Fish Tail, Annapurna I and Gangapurna mountains within touching distance. You will walk through a difficult final part for a couple of hours and reach the Annapurna Base Camp.

    Annapurna Base Camp is a paradise. You will explore the area and get some good night’s rest.

  • Day 09: Trek to Bamboo
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 2,340 m/7,677 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    The main highlight of this trek is the morning view of sunrise over the silver mountains from the top of Annapurna Base Camp. The sight is unforgettable and mesmerizing. It will provide you memories to cherish for a lifetime.

    After a wonderful time in ABC, we will start our trek to Bamboo for overnight stay. There are a few shelters for trekkers in Bamboo. You get a view of numerous beautiful snow-capped mountains from here.

  • Day 10: Trek to Jhinu
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 1,780 m/5,839 ft
    Time: 5-6 hours

    We will trek to Jhinu from Bamboo. We will have our breakfast and then start our trek. Khuldi Ghar and Sinuwa hill are beautiful places on the road. It will be followed by a long walk to Chhomrong. We will have our lunch in Chhomrong and gather some energy for the road ahead. After lunch, the trek steeply moves down towards Jhinu Danda. You can enjoy natural hot water spring in Jhinu Danda.

  • Day 11: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 1,070 m/ 3,510 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    Today will be our last day in the beautiful Annapurna region. We will have our breakfast and then trek to Nayapul. The trek from Jhinu hill to Nayapul takes about 5 hours. We will find a vehicle waiting for us upon reaching Nayapul. It will take us to Pokhara. The drive from Pokhara to Nayapul takes about 45 minutes. We will rest in Pokhara following a long trek.

  • Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Accommodation : Hotel and Lodge
    Altitude: 1,300 m/4,665 ft
    Time: 6-7 hours

    We will say goodbye to our guides and potters and head back to Kathmandu. The return will be along the same road that we took on our way to Pokhara. We will enjoy a musical night in Thamel and rest in our hotel.

  • Day 13: Departure
  • Today will be your last day in beautiful Nepal. We will organize a small traditional ceremony to mark your departure and drop you at the airport. You will board your flight and head back to your destination. You also have the option to extend your trip with other treks.

Inclusion

Transportation

By Bus and Jeeb

Accommodations

Hotel and Lodge

Food

Breakfast , Dinnner

Read in details what’s included and what’s not included.

What’s Included
  • Airport pickup and drop in private vehicle.
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu on tourist bus.
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Pokhara.
  • Pokhara-Nayapul and Nayapul -Pokhara drive on private vehicle.
  • Necessary papers and trekking permits ( ACAP permit and TIMS permit )
  • Well trained English speaking guides (including their salary, accommodation, meal, transportation and insurance).
  • For groups over 6 people – assistant guide (including their salary, accommodation, meal, tramsportation and insurance).
  • Porters throughout the trek – 1 porter will carry 2 trekker’s baggage. (Including salary, food, accommodation, and transportation).
  • Ambition Himalaya t-shirt
  • Basis first aid kit with guide
  • Expedition taxes, paper works, and company service charges for the trek.
  • Certificate of achievement can be prepared with the signature of company director and your local guide (only if requested).
What’s Excluded
  • Overseas airfare and visa fees ($25 for 15 days, $40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days ).
  • Travel, emergency rescue charge and insurance
  • Lodging and food in trekking
  • Food other than mentioned above, telephone bills, laundry charges and shower fees.
  • Wifi charger and battery charging bill during the trek.
  • Extra porter and activities outside itinerary.
  • Lunch & dinner costs during Kathmandu stay.
  • Extra costs caused by natural disaster, flight delay, early arrival etc.
  • Extra incentives such as tips and gifts for the guides and porters.
  • Any benefits not mentioned in ‘cost includes’ section unless indicated on booking.
  • Lunch and dinner cost in Pokhara

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