Annapurna Base Camp trek 8 days from Pokhara is one of the most famous trekking routes in Nepal. The Annapurna Base Camp trek is specially designed for those that want a short adventure in an exotic part of the world. The tour takes you around some of the most fascinating and culturally plus naturally rich places of Nepal.
This 9 day trek starts from Pokhara in the foothills of the Annapurna. The trip takes you through lush bamboo forests, attractive villages, and gives you excellent views of Himalayan giants such as Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna.
The trek is just over 10 days long and is moderately difficult with ups and downs on rugged trail. Our experienced guides and porters will make sure your trek goes as smoothly as possible. Do go through the full itinerary to know more about the trip. Further, we can tailor make the itinerary to fit your convenience as well. We are always there to help you out, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us. And if you’re ready for a trip of a lifetime, just give us a ring and we will be there to fulfil your desire for adventure.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Nayapul 1.30 hrs and start trek to Ghandruk 5 hours, The day is for easy walking through the local village. Alternatively, you can take a jeep from Pokhara to Ghandruk directly for 3 hours. Overnight in Ghandruk.
The trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong offers beautiful views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre), and Ganggapurna. It is demanding but worth the steep climb. We first head towards Kimrungdanda and then Kimrong Khola from where we ascent to Chere Danda. From we gently stroll towards Chhomrong. Overnight in Chhomrong.
The trek begins with 2500 step descent towards a bridge over the Chhomrong Khola. After that we climb to Sinuwa. From Sinuwa we walk through the words to reach Kuldihar. And then we gently head towards Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo.
The trail starts off in a dense, damp and dark bamboo forest. Once the forest clears off the scene becomes pretty beautiful with an awesome view of a glacial river. The next part of the trek is a steep climb to Hinku Cave. And then we head towards Deurali, the trail to which is dramatic to say the least, it goes dramatically close to the river and then goes further away with a steep climb straight up to Deurali. Overnight in Deurali.
The day starts on a trail a river bed, things start getting steeper pretty soon, as we climb towards the mountain side. Next, the part between Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp is a bit demanding but overall is a moderate trek. The Machhapuchhre base camp offers great views of Himalayan greats like Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna. After enjoying spectacular views at Macchaqpucchre Base Camp we head for Annapurna sanctuary from where you can enjoy an almost vertical view of the south face of Annapurna. After this it is ABC! Least to say, ABC boasts one of the greatest vistas of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other snow-clad giants. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.
Today, we retrace our steps to Bamboo from ABC. It’s the time to check out the scenery and views we might have missed! Overnight in Bamboo.
The trail is filled with ups and downs. We first ascent to Kuldighar and then descend towards Chhomrong Khola. After that we climb to Chhomrong, and finally descend towards Jhinu Danda. Overnight in Jhinu Danda.
The trek to Nayapul offers magnificent views of the mountainous/hilly landscape of Western Nepal. From Naya Pul we drive to Pokhara for a night of celebration! Overnight in Pokhara.