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From Kathmandu: 13-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Discover the Annapurna region, one of the most diverse and beautiful areas of Nepal, on a 13-day trekking experience.
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Duration: 13 days
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a 13-day excursion through the beautiful mountains of Nepal
  • Discover spectacular landscapes on a trek to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Witness a beautiful sunrise at Poon Hill
  • Be escorted by experienced and knowledgeable guides
Full description
Day 1:

Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, meet your tour representative and transfer to your hotel in the city. After you are checked-in, receive a briefing on the itinerary for your trek. Relax and spend the night at the hotel.

Day 2:

Depart from Kathmandu and travel to Pokhara. The journey takes approximately 5 to 6 hours. Upon arrival, use some free time to explore Phewa Lake. Enjoy an overnight stay at a local hotel.

Day 3:

Make the 1-hour journey to Nayapul by private car or van, and then trek to Tikhedhunga. Enjoy an overnight stay at a tea house lodge.

Day 4:

Prepare for the long uphill climb to Ulleri, up 3,200 stone steps. Enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding valley and the Annapurna massif. Stay overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 5:

Hike to Poon Hill station early in the morning and witness a beautiful sunrise. Hike back to Ghorepani, and then to Tadapani after breakfast. Stay overnight at a tea house lodge.

Day 6:

Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa reaching an altitude of 2,340 meters. Hike through a forest and cross a suspension bridge on a leisurely portion of the hike. Continue to Chomrong, followed by a short climb to Sinuwa. Stay overnight at a tea house lodge.

Day 7:

Start with an easy walk through the forest, followed by a climb up to Dovan at an elevation of 3,230 meters. Follow the trail through the valley towards the Himalayas. Finish the day at Deurali with an overnight stay at a lodge.

Day 8:

Depart from Deurali and climb up through the valley to Machhapuchhare Base Camp, where you will have an hour of rest. Then head to Annapurna Base Camp, located at an elevation of 4,130 meters. Stay at Annapurna Base Camp for the night.

Day 9: 

From Annapurna Base Camp, descend to Bamboo at an altitude of 2,340 meters. Stay overnight at a tea house lodge in Bamboo.

Day 10:

Make your way from Bamboo to Jhinu, which is located at an altitude of 1,780 meters. Stay overnight in a lodge.

Day 11:

Hike from Jhinu back to Pokhara, which is at an altitude of 1,640 meters. After breakfast, relax in the hot springs and then trek down to Nayapul, followed by a drive back to Pokhara. Stay overnight at a local hotel. 

Day 12:

Travel back to Kathmandu on a journey which takes 6 hours. Stay overnight in a hotel in the city.

Day 13:

Be dropped off at the airport for your flight departure.
Includes
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trek)
  • Standard meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Return transportation by bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Transportation between the trek starting point and Pokhara
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek
  • Experienced, helpful, and friendly guide
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and insurance for the guide and porter
  • 2 night’s standard accommodation in Pokhara (First and last night of the trek)
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees
  • Duffle bag, if necessary
  • All government taxes, VAT, official expenses and service charges
What’s Not Included
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea/coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge, laundry charges
  • Personal clothing and gear, sleeping bag, and down jacket for trek
  • Gratuities (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will greet you inside the airport arrivals terminal with a placard stating your name.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Please provide a copy of your passport by email so permits can be reserved

From US$ 1,404.98 per person