Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Best 10 days + trek in Himalayas
ABC trekking is among those few treks in Nepal that combines such a great diversity of landscapes and cultures. It guarantees to bring you so close to the foothill of gigantic ice giants in such time period. Furthermore, walking along the cultivated farmlands and magical rhododendron forest, ABC trek offers great opportunity to witness the soaring peaks. Most importantly, all these trekking without having altitude problem.
During Annapurna Base Camp Trip, we stay at local-owned teahouse which allows us to interact with local and understand their culture and lifestyle closely. The ethnic group of Magar and Gurung are the major inhabitant of the region; they are well-known for their bravery in Gurkha Battalion.
Nepal Annapurna Base Camp trek commences at Nayapul: one and half hour drive north from main city of Pohara. We start the trek with ascend to Ghorepani and further make a pre-dawn hike to the Poon Hill for mesmerizing sunrise view. Here we enjoy the view of fifth highest mountain, Dhaulagiri soaring high in skyline and Annapurna south and Machhapuchhre standing in front of us. The view from Poon Hill is one of the best part of Annapurna treks. Hiking to Poon hill is also the best way to acclimatize at higher altitude before starting a trip to Annapurna Base Camp.
Next, we climb higher through the narrow gorge of glacial Modi Khola valley, carrying the melt of water from the peak above. We walk through the forested route of oak, rhododendron and bamboo. The real climax starts in stunning Annapurna Sanctuary where we follow the base camp of Machhapucchre to reach ABC (4,130m). Here you will find yourself amidst of immense wall of rock and ice reaching the height of 4,000m above the U-shaped valley. We make returning journey via JhinuDanda and soothe at natural hot spring to relax our tired muscles.
The teahouses along the Annapurna BC trekking region are comfortable and offer extensive menu from typical Nepali Dahl Baat (rice with lentil), Indian, continental and more. How shower are readily available at maximum teahouses.
Happy hour adventure travels offers one of the premier destinations – Annapurna Base Camp Trek for adventure seekers and trekking enthusiasts who are looking to explore the mesmerizing view of the 10th highest mountain in the world. We offer a complete 14 days itinerary for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, from the beautiful lake city of Pokhara to the stunning village of Jhinudanda with its natural hot springs.
Annapurna Base Camp trekking package from Happy hour adventure travels includes assistance on arrival and departure, airport transfer services, hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara, transportation cost from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu and back to Pokhara from Nayapul. The package can be further designed to your requirements. Our team is committed to assisting you in everything you require during the trek, from restaurants to day trips and sleeping bags. Free trekking map is also provided.
The company’s representatives, knowledgeable guides, and porters will accompany you through your stay in Nepal. Your safety is our priority. We will be there for you from the day your plane lands at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu till your departure time as your requirement.
Place for Best Photo-shoot – Pokhara
A well-known gateway for various trekking trails in the Annapurna, Pokhara is a Nepal’s number one must-visit city. Bring your Canon, because you will want to photograph the ancient lakes, waterfalls, lush and full forest, and everything that majestic views over the Himalayan peaks are made up for. The shores of the Fewa lake promise to be one of the greatest photo spots placed in Pokhara. Moreover, every twist and turn during the ABC trail offers unique photographic opportunity as the landscape changes dramatically in short time.
Quite Small and Lovely – Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, &Tadapani
We will stay in the small and authentic village Tikhedhunga for one relaxing night. Then, we will gear up for Ghorepani with its major attractions, namely Banthati and Tangethati, from where you will witness the highest mountain of the Annapurna Region - Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m). If you pursue a dream to see the famous sunrise from Poon Hill, make sure it will come true during our Annapurna Himalayan Trek.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek one of life time holiday experience
Annapurna Base Camp Trek probably the best legendary and classical treks in the world offers breathe stopping Mountain View, give opportunity to experience the typical Nepali village, local people and their way of living traditional life in Himalaya of Nepal. The Annapurna Base Camp route goes passing through spectacular and tranquil landscapes, charming Gurung and Magar villages, lush green Rhododendron, bamboo and alpine forests to the trip’s last and final destination, Annapurna Base Camp at the height of 4130m (13546ft.)