Annapurna Base Camp
Duration: 14 Days/13 Nights
Location: Annapurna et Narphu
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  • ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK 14 Day
    AN OVERVIEW
    This is the famous Annapurna base camp trek with a day’s hiking to the Annapurna South Glacier or the Hiunchuli base camp that offers you the perfect Himalayan adventure. We change the traditional route of this trek by adding a bit of adventure for those interested in seeing the spectacular landscape of the Himalayas and climbing up to the Annapurna South Glacier.

    The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also called Annapurna Sanctuary Trek and is a medium level trek that starts from Luwang Ghalel village, north of Pokhara. We follow a rhododendron forest trail to Mardi Himal Forest Camp and rejoin the beautiful village of Landrung.

    The Annapurna Sanctuary is a unique, gigantic site encircled by many high mountains above 8000 meter and Glaciers. Located at 4130 m altitude, you will have the opportunity to see the 360 ° panoramic view of the Annapurna massif.

    The Annapurna I (8 091 m) was climbed first time by the team of French mountaineers Maurice Herzog, and Louis Lachenal in 1950.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    – Spend a night at the Annapurna Sanctury with 360 ° panoramic views
    – Discovery of a rich ethnic culture Gurung, Magar and Chhetri
    – An approach of the very high mountain going up 4700m of altitude to the South Annapurna Glacier.
    – Overnight home stay in Luwang, authentic Gurung village.

    OUTLINED ITINERARY

    Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
    Day 2: Drive Kathmandu (1350m) – Luwang (1460m)
    Day 3: Trek Luwang (1460m) – Forest Camp (2437m) – Landruk (1565m)
    Day 4: Trek Landruk (1565m) – Jhinudanda (1780m) – Chhomrong (2170m)
    Day 5: Trek Chhomrong (2170m) – Sinuwa () – Dobhan (2520m)
    Day 6: Trek Dobhan (2520m) – Deurali (3200m) – MBC (3700m)
    Day 7: Trek MBC (3700m) – ABC (4130m)
    Day 8: Trek ABC (4130m) – Bamboo (2310m)
    Day 9: Trek Bamboo (2310m) – Chhomrong (2170m)
    Day 10: Trek Chhomrong (2170m) – Ghandruk (1940m)
    Day 11: Trek Ghandruk (1940m) – Birethanti (1025m) & Drive Nayapul-Pokhara (828m)
    Day 12: Drive Pokhara – Muglin- Kathmandu
    Day 13: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan City Sightseeing Tour (WHS)
    Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu.

  • PRICE & DATES 2018

    As we are local trekking agency that caters inbound Tourist/trekkers. We are always ready to welcome you any time around the year. We guaranty the departure from 2 participants to maximum 12 Participants.
    This trek is recommended for the Spring Season (March-May) and Autumn Season (Sept-Nov).
    There will be a lot of snow on high passes during winter and Muddy Roads & landslides during monsoon season.

    Price: 800 USD (Please write us to get special discounted price for Group Organizer)

    Included in the package price
    – 10 days trekking in full board basis (accommodation in lodge, 3 meals a la carte)
    – 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu includes Bed & Breakfast
    – 1 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara includes all meals
    – TIMS Permit Fees (Trekkers Information Management System)
    – Annapurna Conservation Permit Fees
    – Guide and Sherpa services (1 trek guide+1 assistant Sherpa for 5 trekker ratio for a grouped trek).
    – Porter Service during the trek (1 porter for two trekkers- weight limits 30 kg per porter)
    – All accommodation, meals, equipments and insurance for guide, Sherpa and porter.
    – First aide Medical kit for group.
    – All land transportation including airport pick-up and departure drop.
    – All Guided City tours including site entry fees, cultural guide & transfers
    – Agency Service Charges & Government Taxes

    Excluded in the package price
    – Your International flight tickets.
    – Nepal entry visa 40$ for one month tourist visa issued on arrival at Nepal Airport. You may apply online prior to arrival.
    – Trekking Equipments (sleeping bag/duvet/head lamps/thermal water bottle, trekking boot/shocks/trouser/T-shirts/glove/woollen cap/wind rain shield/down jacket/walking sticks, sun glass/hat/cream, Battery bank/trekking backpack/trekking luggage for porter).
    – Your travel Insurance with emergency mountain evacuation coverage.
    – All alcoholic beverages, laundry and other expenses of personal nature.
    – Donations during the visit of Monasteries and Temples to the priest and Monks.
    – Lunch & Diners during your stay in Kathmandu.
    – Tips to the guide/porters at the end of the trek.
    Required Documents to submit during the booking/reservations
    (We guaranty that all your Individual information are kept safe, secret and confidential but you agree that we submit to concerned government offices for the permits and entry permits only)
    – A copy of your international flight booking to pick-up you in arrival & departure.
    – A Scan copy of your original passport for Prior permits Apply
    – Travel/trek insurance documents.

    Reservation
    25% of the total amount would required to wire to the account of the agency and remaining payment can be made upon arrival in Kathmandu in cash. If you are already in Nepal, you may pay us directly in cash. We recommend wiring us through the Swift code, as electronic transfer is limited for small payments only in Nepal. For more detail on the cancellation etc. please read the terms & conditions.

    Banking Details

    Bank Name: Himalayan Bank Limited, KSK Building, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Swift Code: HIMANPKA
    Name of the Beneficiary Account:
    Star World Tours & Travels Private Limited
    Beneficiary Account Number: 01 90 26 15 62 00 14

    Contact:
    Mobile: +977- 98 51 05 45 78, +977- 98 18 60 05 68
    Email: info@starworldtours.com, yamlama@gmail.com

  • DAY-BY-DAY PROGRAM
    DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN KATMANDOU (1 350 M)
    Arrival and Visa Formalities, Welcome and transfer to the Hotel. Over Night Hotel in Kathmandu.
    DAY 2: KATMANDOU-POKHARA-KHORAMUKH (1 000 M) -LUWANG (1 460 M)
    Departure for Pokhara, about 8h drives to Khoramukh (1000 m). From the bridge a short village walk with a steep uphill climb to reach the beautiful Gurung village of Luwang (1460 m) specializing in tea production. Nice view of the valley and the surrounding villages. Panoramic Mountain View of Mardi Himal, Macchapuchare and Annapurna III.
    -1h30 walk
    – Altitude difference: +460 m,
    – O/N in Village Family Home.
    DAY 3: LUWANG (1 460 M)- FOREST CAMP (2 600 M) – LANDRUK (1 560 M)
    We begin our journey from Luwang by climbing through the forests of rhododendrons. We will perhaps see some wild animals, including deer and many birds. Lunch at Forest Camp (2600 m) and then trek down sometimes steep by a small path to the village of Landruk.
    – 5h30 walk
    – Over Night in Lodge
    -Altitude difference: +1 150 m, – 900 m
    DAY 4: LANDRUK (1 560 M) – JHINU-CHHOMRONG (2 050 M)
    Gradual descent passing through beautiful water falls. We cross the Modi Khola River on a suspension bridge at New Bridge (1 340 m). Lunch at Jhinu Danda (1780 m), climb a bit steep until Chomrong Village.
    – 5 hours of walking
    – Over Night in the Lodge
    – Altitude difference: + 500m, – 300m
    DAY 5: CHOMRONG (2 050 M) – DOVAN (2 600 M)
    Descent to the Chomrong River by stairs, then steep climb to Sinuwa. Beautiful view of the Machapuchare, We trek down through a forested path, arrive at Bamboo Lodge and finally Dovan (2 600 m).
    – 6 hours of walking
    – Night in the Lodge
    – Altitude difference: + 670m -180m
    DAY 6: DOVAN (2 600 M) – MACCHAPUCHRE BASE CAMP (3 700 M)
    Gradual climb through the rhododendron forest up to Deurali (3 200 m), then we reach the base camp of Machapuchare (3 700 m). Overnight at Machapuchare base camp.
    – 5h30 Walk
    – Night in the Lodge
    – Altitude change: +1 100 m
    DAY 7: MACCHAPUCHRE BASE CAMP (3 700 M) – SANCTUIRE OF ANNAPURNA (4 130 M)
    After a quick breakfast at Lodge, We walk to Annapurna Base Camp. Afternoon, explore the Base Camp and its surroundings and get closer to the glaciers. Over Night in Lodge on the “Sanctuary of Annapurna” (4130 m).
    – 3 hours of walking
    – Night in the Lodge
    – Altitude difference: + 430 m
    DAY 8: SANCTUUIRE OF ANNAPURNA (4130 M) – BAMBOO (2325 M)
    At sunrise, unforgettable 360° ​​view of the 13 summits of the Annapurna massif from the “Annapurna Sanctuary” (4130 m). Then long descent to Bamboo (2325 m).
    – 6 hours of walking
    – Night in the Lodge
    – Altitude difference: – 1800m
    DAY 9: BAMBOO (2325 M) – CHHOMRONG (2170 M)
    We walk about 4 hours to reach Chomrong, beautiful Gurung village facing Annapurna South and Macchapuchare Mountain.
    – 4 hours of walking
    – Night in the Lodge
    – Altitude difference: + 500 m – 700 m
    DAY 10:CHHOMRONG (2170 M) – GHANDRUNG (1950 M)
    Easy walk to Ghandruk Village, a beautiful Gurung village with stone roofed houses. Superb view of the Annapurna Mountains.
    – 5 hours of walking
    – Night in a lodge
    – Altitude difference: + 200m – 350m
    DAY 11: GHANDRUNG – BIRETHANTI (1100 M) – POKHARA (828 M)
    4h walk down through well-paved path to the Kimche Village and trace down the village trail up to the Birethanti (1100 m) and then transfer by vehicle to Pokhara. Afternoon free, time for relaxing in Pokhara.
    – 4 hours of walking
    – Overnight at Hotel
    – Altitude difference: – 850m
    DAY 12: DRIVE BACK FROM POKHARA-KATMANDOU
    Drive back to Kathmandu that takes 7 to 8h. Lunch on the way. Arrival in Afternoon & Free in Kathmandu.
    DAY 13: KATHMANDU AND ITS VALLEY
    Visit Baudhanth Stupa in Kathmandu and drive to Bhaktapur City. Afternoon, Visit Patan City.
    DAY 14: DEPARTURE
    Transfer to the airport for your final departure or any other scheduled destinations.