Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival in KathmanduOnce you land at the airport, our representative will be there to welcome you with greetings from Marvel Adventure. You will be then transferred to hotel by private vehicle. After check in at the hotel, you can either rest in the hotel or explore the famous tourist hub, Thamel.
Day 02 Kathmandu sightseeing tour and pre-trip meetingAfter taking breakfast in the hotel, you will explore the cultural heritages of Kathmandu. A brief visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, The holy temple of Pashupatinath and Buddhist pilgrimages viz. Bouddhanath and Syambhunath are included in this day tour. After a brief visit of these UNESCO World Heritage Sites, we will meet you at our office for pre-trip discussion and introduction with your fellow trekking guide. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Drive to PokharaAfter taking early brakfast in the hotel, we will travel to Pokhara via Prithvi Highway. A scenic drive of around 6 to 7 hours will take us to Pokhara, the City of Lakes. On reaching Pokhara, you can explore around this beautiful city. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04 Drive to Nayapul (1010m) and Trek to Tikhedunga (1570m)This the day when your trekking actually begins. A picturesque drive of an hour from Pokhara takes you to Nayapul, the primary starting point of the trek to Annapurna Region. We will then start the hike from Nayapul through well-defined paths and riverbank trails. After walking for around 4 hours we reach to Tikhedhunga which is the stop-point for the day. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tikhedhunga.
Day 05 Trek to Ghorepani (2840m)After taking breakfast, we start the hike from Tikhedhunga with a motive to reach Ghorepani. On the way, we reach to Ulleri, a beautiful village where you can observe the exquisite culture of the Magar people. Walking through the beautiful rhododendron and oak forests will take us to Banthati, a beautiful small village. After walking uphill from there for a while, we reach Ghorepani. Overnight at guesthouse in Ghorepani.
Day 06 Hike up to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2610m)Early in the morning, we will hike to reach Poon Hill where you could enjoy the spectacular sunrise view. The panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges from Poon Hill is simply breathtaking. After spending an hour or two at this heavenly place, we will hike down to Ghorepani. After taking breakfast there, will continue our climb along the ridges through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali village. A short incline from there will bring us to Tadapani. Overnight at guesthouse in Tadapani.
Day 07 Trek to Chomrong (2140m)It will take around five hours as we trek from Tadapani to Chomrung. Walking down the beautiful rhododendron forests, we will reach a traditional Gurung village where you can observe the lifestyle and culture of the Gurungs. From here, the trail becomes relatively easy as we continue our trek to Chomrung. Overnight at guesthouse in Chomrung.
Day 08 Trek to Dovan (2500m)In the morning, we will continue our trek to the beautiful village of Dovan. It will take us around 5-6 hours to reach there.Crossing the Chomrung Khola on an impressive suspension bridge is the major highlight of the day. Walking through the forests and then following the trail steeply downhill towards the bottom of the gorge will take us to Dovan. Ovenight at guesthouse in Dovan.
Day 09 Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)On the eighth day we climb around 1000 meters as we make our way towards the Annapurna Base Camp.It will take around 6-7 hours as we walk along the Machhapuchhre Base Camp to reach there. On reaching the base camp, you will be encapsulated by snowy mountains with the overwhelming view of the Himalayas on offer. Overnight at local guesthouse.
Day 10 Trek back to Bamboo (2345m)Early in the morning, we will watch sunrise bathe the Annapurna sanctuary before we begin our descent. We will return following the same trail which will take around 6-7 hours to reach Bamboo.Overnight at guesthouse in Bamboo.
Day 11 Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m)We will make ascent to Sinuwa from Bamboo in the morning. From Sinuwa, we make descent for an hour before we hike uphill to Chomrung. Our trek continues descending through the steep trail to Jhinu Danda. You can enjoy yourself in the natural hot springs 20 minutes away from Jhinu Danda. A dip at the natural hot springs will help you overcome the tiredness and feel relaxed. Overnight at local guesthouse.
Day 12 Trek to Nayapul (1010m) and back to PokharaLeaving Jhinu Danda, we’ll trek all the way downhill to Nayapul with the beautiful scenery in background. On reaching Nayapul, we rest for a while and take a drive back to Pokhara, the City of Lakes. You can explore around this magnificent city and feel the joy of nature. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 13 Drive back to KathmanduAfter an early breakfast, we take a drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara with the beautiful memories of the trek. On reaching Kathmandu, you can roam around this vibrant city and buy gifts and souvenirs to take back home. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 14 Transfer to International Airport for your final departure.A representative from Marvel Adventure will transfer you to the Airport from where you’ll board a flight to your next destination. Bid farewell to the nation of Himalayas with the plan to visit again.