7-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek


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The Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most popular treks in the world. It literally brings you face to face with an eight-thousander – for a moderate-difficult trek, this is incredible! The fascinating Annapurna massif includes the world’s tenth highest peak. 

Key Features of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • See numerous chortens (Buddhist stone monuments), prayer flags, and yaks grazing.
  • Glimpses of rural Nepalese lifestyle and farming techniques.
  • Savor the most well-known and well-liked cuisine in Nepal, dal bhat.
  • See the culturally and Buddhistically rich Gurung town of Ghandruk.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the massive Annapurna mountain and Mt. Machapuchare (Fishtail).
  • sitting next to the river while unwinding in Jhinu Danda’s healing natural hot spring.
  • Stay overnight at the renowned Annapurna at Base Camp.

Challenging

Everest Base Camp Trek is much more challenging than the Annapurna Base Camp trek.Higher altitudes mean lower oxygen levels and hikes become very exhaustive. The temperature also falls at higher altitudes.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pokhara to Ghandruk Village

ghandruk village

Driving Hour: 3 Hours

Elevation: 1,950 m

Ovenight:r Hotel at Ghandruk

Wake up early in the morning, grab a super delicious breakfast at the hotel, and then prepare all the gear required for your journey.

Get ready to get on a jeep and drive on an unpaved road to Kyu Ni Danda through Nayapul and Birethanti, passing through the Modi River, various villages of different ethics, and the thrilling valley of Annapurna. Traveling from Pokhara to Ghandruk would take three hours.

The Gurung people of Nepal primarily inhabit the Ghandruk village.

The seven-day Annapurna base camp trek begins at Ghandruk village, which provides a warm welcome and breathtaking views that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Ghandruk Village alone is the all-time favorite destination of both domestic and international tourists.

Overnight at a beautiful hotel in Ghandruk.

 Day 02: Trek to Upper Sinuwa, 2345 m, 07 hrs.

Trekking Hour: 7 Hours

Elevation: 2345m

Overnight: Tea House at Sinuwa

Begin the second day of the hike by viewing the gorgeous dawn from Ghandruk Village. After a hearty breakfast, go straight to Upper Sinuwa, leaving behind the picturesque Ghanrunk settlement. Aside from lunch and tea breaks, it takes 7 hours to get to Sinuwa from Ghandruk.

The walk will lead you to Kimrung Danda, along the clam Kimrung River, via the lovely Chhomrong village, and finally to Sinuwa. Along the trek, you will encounter the Gurung people, their culture, and breathtaking views of the Annapurna peaks and verdant greenery.

Stay overnight at the Sinuwa teahouse. 

 Day 03: Trek to Deurali

Elevation: 3,700 m

Trekking Hours: 7 Hours

 Over Night: Tea House at Deurali

Wake up before sunrise. Today, we have a long way to go. The trials ahead are uphill, so make yourself ready and dress up quite cozy because the walk leads on a winding and cold path.

We come across Bamboo and Dovan, following the spectacular Himalayas, bamboo, and rhododendron-lush forest. Bamboo and Dovan are not villages; neighboring tea cafes provide lunch and tea breaks.

After walking over glaciers and mountains, we arrive at a little bridge and then go to Deurali, where we will spend the night in a tea house.

Day 4: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). 

Brief Itinerary: 13-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

Elevation: 4,130 m

Trekking Hours: 4 Hours

Overnight: Tea House at ABC Camp

We’ve been going through lush forests on our route for the past few days, but today will be different. As we ascend, the tree lines begin to disappear, and alpine bushes and shrubs come into view.

The trail passes through Bagar, situated at 3300 m, and then Machhapuchhre base camp at 3700 m,  finally reaching Mount Annapurna base camp (4,130 m).

A few lodges may be found at the lovely ABC, which offers stunning views of the shimmering snow-capped peaks that surround the base camp. Indeed, it’s a magical place to soak up the wonders of nature.

Overnight at the tea house of ABC.

Day 05: Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo

Elevation: 2,345 m

Trekking Hours: 07 hrs

Overnight: Tea House at Bamboo

Did you have a wonderful life at Annapurna base camp? Of course, you did. After breakfast, descend to Bamboo via Deurali, the Himalaya, and Dovan. The easiest task is to go downhill through the reserve woodland. Give yourself some time, and you will undoubtedly discover a variety of animals. It’s a seven-hour walk.

Going downhill all day may leave you quite fatigued.

Have dinner at the tea house at Bamboo and take a good rest.

Overnight at Bamboo.

Day 06: Trek to Jhinu Village

Elevation: 1,700 m

Trekking Hours: 6 Hours

Highlights: A place with hot springs

Overnight: Teahouse at Jhinu Village

Wake up early in the morning. After breakfast, we will take a short hike up to Khuldi Ghar. From there, we will head downhill, passing through the forest to reach the lonely spot of Sinuwa-Danda, and then descend to Chomrong Khola.

After crossing the bridge, we’ll briefly ascend to Chomrong village, where we’ll halt for lunch. The next stop is Chomrong Ridge, followed by a downhill trek to our final destination of the day, Jhinu-Danda.

Then, after crossing the bridge, we will briefly ascend to reach Chomrong village, where we will stop shortly for lunch. The next stop ahead is Chomrong Ridge, and then downhill to our final stop of the day, Jhinu-Danda.

Overnight stay at the tea house in Jhinu Danda village.

Day 07: Trek to Samrung Khola, then drive to Pokhara

Driving Hours: 4 hrs.

The official last day of the trek: have breakfast at Jhinu Danda Village. Hike down, crossing a long suspension bridge (287 meters) to reach Samrung Khola, where we will catch up with the jeep to return to Pokhara. Enjoy the ride while listening to the Nepali folk song as you cross the beautiful villages: Kimrung village, Syauli Bazar, Birethanti Nayapul, Kande, Naudanda, and finally, Pokhara.

Treat yourself to Pokhara following seven days of continuous hikes in the Annapurna region at the base camp. Roam around Phewa Lake, listening to soothing songs and trying street foods.

Nepal High Trek And Expediont Pvt. Ltd. is an authentic local trekking company based in Kathmandu, Nepal, specializing in multi-day tours, treks, climbing and other related activities for solo travelers and private groups. You can contact us at info@nepalhightre.com or via WhatsApp at +977-9851142116.


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