ABC Trek 10 Days
Overview The ABC Trek (Annapurna Base Camp Trek) is a breathtaking 10-day journey through the majestic Annapurna region of Nepal, offering an unforgettable experience for trekkers and nature enthusiasts alike. This iconic trek takes you to the base camp of the world's tenth highest peak, Mount Annapurna (8,091 meters), and presents a diverse range of landscapes, from lush green valleys to snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Day 1: The adventure begins in Kathmandu, where you'll explore the vibrant city before heading to Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurna region. Day 2: A scenic drive takes you to Nayapul, the starting point of…
The ABC Trek (Annapurna Base Camp Trek) is a breathtaking 10-day journey through the majestic Annapurna region of Nepal, offering an unforgettable experience for trekkers and nature enthusiasts alike. This iconic trek takes you to the base camp of the world’s tenth highest peak, Mount Annapurna (8,091 meters), and presents a diverse range of landscapes, from lush green valleys to snow-capped Himalayan peaks.
Day 1: The adventure begins in Kathmandu, where you’ll explore the vibrant city before heading to Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurna region.
Day 2: A scenic drive takes you to Nayapul, the starting point of the trek. The trail leads through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and lush forests of rhododendron and bamboo.
Day 3-6: As you ascend, the terrain gradually changes, revealing stunning views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Passing through charming Gurung villages like Chhomrong and Bamboo, you’ll experience the warm hospitality and rich culture of the local communities.
Day7: The landscape transforms into an alpine wonderland as you reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700 meters), where the towering peaks surround you.
Day8: The highlight of the journey, Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters), rewards you with awe-inspiring vistas of the Annapurna massif, a surreal experience that makes the trek truly remarkable.
Day9: Descend along the same route, reflecting on the memories and achievements of the past days.
Day10: Return to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu, concluding an unforgettable trek filled with natural beauty and cultural encounters.
The ABC Trek is of moderate difficulty, suitable for both seasoned trekkers and novices with a reasonable level of fitness. The best time to embark on this adventure is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons, when the weather is pleasant, and the views are at their finest.
Conclusion and Summary
Overall, the ABC Trek is a life-enriching experience, immersing you in the Himalayan charm, allowing you to witness some of the world’s most stunning landscapes, and leaving you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Highlights of Annapurna Trek in Nepal
- Spend a day in Tourist hub Pokhara
- Sunrise Views of Annapurna ranges include Dhaulagiri and the Kali Gandaki from Poon Hill
- Reach annapurna base camp(4,130m),Rich in flora and fauna
- Relaxing Hot spring at Jhinu danda
- Amazing View of Hiunchuli, Annapurna South Annapurna I ,Khangsar
- Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare.
- pretty villages and farmland at Ghandrung,
- Get a taste of rural Nepalese life
On your arrival, you will be greeted by our representative of Everest Expeditions Nepal Team at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) but make sure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel. We can either relax in the afternoon or hang around. You will have a dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant where we take pleasure in a Nepalese cultural program as well as food. Overnight at hotel.
From Pokhara, we drive to Naya Pul and from Birethanti, we go up on the track to Ghandruk where we enjoy the stunning views of the enormous mountains. We go on along a range of small communities like Chimrong, Chane, Syauli Bazaar. After crossing the suspension bridge above Khumnu Khola, we will arrive at Ghandruk, a settlement where we can see stone houses inhabited by the Gurung people. Remarkably close towering views of Annapurna South, Fishtail and Himchuli peaks will enthrall us. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today, we move further on from Ulleri to reach Ghorepani, one of the renowned spots of Annapurna region located at an elevation of 2856 meters. Our trek easily moves up to Banthanti (2250 m.) going across oak, rhododendron forest. We after that go on trekking to Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 m.). Today we trek just about 5hours. Tonight at guest house in Ghorepani.
Early morning today we march to Poonhill (3195m.). Here, you can take pleasure in the striking mountain views and eye-catching sunrise view. After an hour, we descend to Poonhill and have then constantly trek to Tadapani taking around 6 hours. Tadapani exactly refer to â€˜Far waterâ€™ which means water is provided in this village from far away. The track ascends all along ridges and all the way through pine and rhododendron woods to Deurali. We move down to reach Banthanti, walk further on the twisting way to Tadapani. Overnight at trekkers lodge.
Moving down from Tadapani the path bestows good sights of the Modi valley. The trail then begins the long way up above the west shore of the Modi Khola. We get ahead of the village of Chhomrong which is located at the base of Himal Chuli. From Chhomrong the way moves down until Chhomrong Khola then we have a slow climb and reach Sinuwa Hill.
After move down from Chomrong then we have a challenging ascend to Sinuwa we keep on trekking up through the forests going across the small settlement of Bamboo and Doban till we ultimately reach Himalayan Hotel. Overnight at Dewrali.
We start from Machhapuchhre Base Camp and we make a temperate climb through a river to abruptly above the mountain side. Walking from Deurali, we will arrive at a point where we will be encircled by huge snow-covered peaks. Moving ahead to Machhapuchhre Base Camp we reach at a set where the views of Mt. Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Himchuli, Annapurna III and, definitely, the Machhapuchhre itself enthralls us.
From Machhapuchhre base camp (3900m.), we continue to Annapurna base camp. The area is encircled by the peaks and is recognized as Annapurna Sanctuary. This set gives you an impressive view of huge peaks including Annapurna I, Barah Shikhar, Annapurna South and many other giant peaks. We today walk for around 2 to 3 hours.
We move early morning and witness the wonderful sunrise over the peaks from Annapurna Base Camp. Then, we move down from Annapurna Base Camp via Deurali, Dovan and eventually reach Bamboo. We gradually, walk down to reach the valley where we again see the waterfalls that pours down from a high above. Tonight, we stay in Bamboo at guesthouse.
Leaving Dovan we have a vertical way up to the Kuldi Ghar then Sinuwa, following the stone steps that take us to Lower Chhomrong. After that, we ascend on the stony steps that lead us to Upper Chhomrong. From Chhomrong, we walk down to Jhinu Danda. Here, we will take bath at natural warm water spring. Overnight at guest house in Jhinu Dada.
From Jhinuwa hot spring we start our trek to Deurali. Deurali is a good view point to look at the Annapurna range and the route you have trekked in the last days. Overnight at Lodge.
We make a three hour trek downhill to Phedi where our vehicle awaits us to transfer us to Pokhara. Afternoon is free to explore the town. Overnight at Hotel.
1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) basis during the trek
5. 4 Nights Accommodation in the 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast) and Pokhara.
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from trail head by Private Transport.
9. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
10. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and
equipment for the staffs.
11. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
12. Trekking staffs wages etc.
14. Welcome dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Trekking Map, T-shirt, Trekking certificate.
16. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
17. All Government and local Taxes
18. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
19. Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.
Services and Cost Does not Included in Price:
1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu and Pokhara.
10. Domestic Ticket of Lukla, Jomsom, Pokhara etc.
11. Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. This is a Grade B or a temperately laborious trekking route. So, any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any prior experience. It is a considerably easy and shorter trek than other high-altitude treks in Nepal. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you dare to, you can. This trek incorporates diverse terrain, culture, and wildlife. Along with the most spectacular and close-up view of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri..
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