Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 8 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation Private vehicle / By Air
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
For Price Contact Us
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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Trip Highlights

  • Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters) and Machhapuchhre Base Camp (4,200 meters)
  • Ghorepani Poonhill Viewpoint (3210 meters)
  • Mountain panorama of different peaks including Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Barahi Sikhar, Tharpu Chuli, Dhaulagiri ranges, etc.
  • Rare species of flora and fauna
  • 8 days long trip with luxury accommodation and nutriments
  • Helicopter flight from ABC to Pokhara
  • Kathmandu Pokhara air flight
  • Hot springs and cascades, metal and wooden taps
  • Bamboo, pine, oak, and spruce forest
  • Terrace lands and river-side trails
  • Stone-paved steps
  • Clusters of hotels
  • Temples and tiny monuments
  • Last-minute booking facility
  • A safe and secure online booking system
  • Free trip postponement facility
  • Refundable trip [according to Refund policy]
  • Trekking inquiry response and feedback within minutes
  • Trip with the experienced and well-organized trekking team

Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek is the best trekking option to choose in order to experience the Annapurna Region of Nepal in a supremely luxurious manner. This luxury trek to Annapurna Base Camp offers quality hotels and significant nutriments to cover the whole trail genuinely. It is untainted, serene and philosophical. With this luxury trek, one will explore the base camp of the 10th highest mountain of the world, Mount Annapurna, standing at an altitude of 8,091 meters (26,545 feet). Alongside, the mountain ranges and peaks, cascades, springs, local settlements, stone-steps, forest-side pathway, rhododendron, oak and bamboo forest, terrace fields, and walking over bundles of hills stay eye-catching. Likewise, all the trekking caution on the body will be washed out by luxurious lodging flair, which is, in addition, the not-to-miss-out quality.

ABC luxury Trek is recognized as one of the best trekking trails in Nepal. The natural beauty of the region contributes a lot in standing at that point though. Some of the major attractions are the prospective of mountains like Mount Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Gangapurna, Tare Kang, Khangsar Kang, Singu Chuli, Barahi Shikhar, and Glacier Dom; rare species of flora and fauna such as pine, spruce, fir, rhododendron, leopard, monkeys, langur, rhesus monkeys, musk deer, beer, gharials, and many reptiles. Strolling in between Annapurna Base Camp and Machhapuchhre Base Camp, and viewing sunrise view from Ghorepani Poonhill with full-on Himalayan and hilly emotions is also an unexplainable but likable element of this journey.

Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek Details

Trip Duration: 8 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Activities: Trekking and helicopter tour

Maximum Altitude: 4,130 meters (Annapurna Base Camp)

Minimum Altitude: 1,400 meters (Kathmandu)

Best Time to visit: February, March, April, May, September, October, and November

Transportation Mode: Tourist bus/car/jeep/van, airplane, and helicopter

Helicopter Flight Duration: 30 minutes (ABC to Pokhara)

Average Walking Duration per day: 4 to 9 hours

Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek Route

Kathmandu -> Pokhara -> Tikhedhunga -> Ghorepani -> Tadapani -> Chomrung/Sinuwa -> Bamboo/Dovan -> Himalaya/Deurali -> Annapurna Base Camp -> Pokhara -> Kathmandu

As per the above-shown route, our luxurious trekking to Annapurna Base Camp starts and ends at Kathmandu. This ultimate itinerary covers a total of 8 numbers of days. This 8 days Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek takes one to the spell-binding stopovers such as Pokhara, Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chomrung or Sinuwa, Bamboo or Dovan, Himalaya or Deurali, and finally to the ultimate destination, Annapurna Base Camp. From base camp, helicopter tour goes on to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu. With some minor changes in the itinerary, this ultra-luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be modified as following too:

Alternate Tour

Day 01: Fly to Pokhara and stay overnight

Day 09: Fly to Pokhara via helicopter and stay overnight                                 

Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu

Extra accommodation: 2 night’s hotel in Pokhara [it will be at additional cost]

Likewise, at your halt in Pokhara with this itinerary, the Pokhara sightseeing and adventure activities cost will be on your own.

What is the height of Annapurna Base Camp?

The height of Annapurna Base Camp is 4,130 meters (13,549 feet). It is the base camp of the world’s tenth highest peak, Mount Annapurna (8,091 meters/26,545 feet).

What are the permits required for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek?

For this Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek, the only trekking permits required are Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS). The company will provide these permits as they are inclusive of the package.

How can I reach Pokhara from Kathmandu or Kathmandu from Pokhara?

For Kathmandu Pokhara travel, NTA offers Kathmandu Pokhara flight tickets. Nevertheless, if you want to enjoy the road trip, we can organize that too. On behalf of that, we deliver public tourist bus service, private rental cars, jeeps, and vehicles according to the group size. For more information, contact us.

What is the best time for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek?

The best times to go for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek are autumn (September, October, and November) and spring (March, April, and May) period. In these spans, the skies are clear, winds are slower and the temperature is moderate. While we move higher, the temperature starts cooling, but that remains tolerable for trekking. In winter (December, January, and February), climate occurs coolest, and in monsoon, the rain occurs making the trail slippery and less favorable. Off-season trekking can be done though.

How difficult is Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek?

Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek is not much difficult, as it is rated as moderate level trekking; despite some hard trails. In this altitude expedition, we grasp the height of only 4,130 meters that is not abundant. The person with some walking and hiking experiences can easily complete the track.

Is there any chance of altitude sickness during the ABC luxury trek?

Yes, there is the chance of altitude sickness during the luxury trek to Annapurna Base Camp, as we have to grasp the height of 4,130 meters. Altitude sickness starts hitting after we amble above the height of 2,500 meters (8,000 feet). So, it needs to be considered. Medications like Diamox and acetazolamide are best for elevation sickness prevention. Also, avoid surplus smoking and hydrate yourself more.

Important Note for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

As we have a helicopter flight from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara, the suitability of time and weather conditions is always checked. Nevertheless, if there occur any critical situations about the weather, then there can be a need of waiting for some minutes or hours to catch up on the heli flight. But, if the weather does not occur familiar at all, we need to be prepared to descend the trail as well. So, always remember to have some spare days for your journey, and not reserve this trekking venture as per tight schedule. It will likewise aid to have your domestic and international flight being less impacted.

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition presents this delightful chance to lose self in Nepalese Himalayas with the best itinerary exposure bundle in the extremely brief timetable. Eight days are not sufficient enough to reach and explore around the base camp and overall Annapurna region, but this trail is neither a squander. One can get a full favorable scenic panorama of the Himalayan territory alongside human deliverables, in your chose time schedule. Along these lines, don't hesitate to get in touch with us whenever you want and book your ABC luxury outing with us. We guarantee you that it will be the best trekking journey that you can ever envision in your lifetime.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga
  • Day 02:Trek to Ghorepani
  • Day 03:Trek to Tadapani
  • Day 04:Trek to Chhomrung/Sinuwa
  • Day 05:Trek to Bamboo/Dovan
  • Day 06:Trek to Deurali
  • Day 07:Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Day 08:Fly to Pokhara (via helicopter)

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga Today is the first day of this Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek. With the arrival in Pokhara, we drive further to Nayapul, and from Nayapul, we trek towards Tikhedhunga. From Nayapul, a 15-minute stroll along the bank of the Modi Khola (River) takes us to Birethanti (1,065m), a huge town with numerous shops and teahouses. From that point, the trail proceeds from side to favor the town and pursues the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. From that point, the trail climbs consistently up the transversely of the valley to Hile at 1,495m, and further short rising to Tikedhunga at 1,525m. This is a short and generally loosened up day, enabling us to progress toward becoming reused to the experience of trekking in Nepal. We will spend the night at a luxurious lodge in Tikhedhunga.

    Flight Time: 25 to 30 minutes
    Driving Time: 2 hours
    Walking Time: 5 to 6 hours
    Maximum Altitude: 1,525 meters (Tikhedhunga)
    Minimum Altitude: 1,400 meters (Kathmandu/Pokhara)
    Accommodation: lodge
    No. of lodges: 10
    Difficulty Level: Easy
    Major Attractions of the day: Pokhara City, forest-path alongside the river, cascades, stone-paved way, local settlement and cluster of hotels/lodges
  • Day 02:Trek to Ghorepani This day, with the gradual up-hill climb, crossing the settlements like Ulleri, Banthanti and Nangge thanti, we reach Ghorepani. We start the trek of this day with early morning breakfast in Tikhedhunga lodge. Reaching Ulleri is the most challenging part of this day as the trail is composed of the straight-vertical stone-steps. From Ulleri, the path is much easier, as the route circles less vertical and more horizontal passage. From Banthanti, the trail goes ahead through the huge forest to Nangge thanti. Very less number of houses is seen. Following the forest trail, we reach Ghorepani. There is also an availability of pony-ride to cover the whole or some part of this trekking journey. Stay overnight in a luxury hotel in Ghorepani.

    Walking Time: 7 to 9 hours
    Maximum Altitude: 2,874 meters (Ghorepani)
    Minimum Altitude: 1,525 meters (Tikhedhunga)
    Accommodation: hotel
    No. of hotels: 25+
    Difficulty Level: Moderate to High
    Mountains Viewed: Annapurna Ranges and Dhaulagiri Ranges
    Major Attractions of the day: suspension bridge, pony (horse) marching, stone-paved ways, rhododendron, pine, spruce, and oak forest, cascades, clusters of local houses, hotels, and lodges, metal-taps in some places inside the forest, Ghorepani Gateway, temples, and small monuments
  • Day 03:Trek to Tadapani Today, early in the morning (at about 04:30 AM), we start our walking towards Ghorepani Poon Hill Viewpoint, from Ghorepani Hotel. The route is gradual vertical steps, all the way to Poonhill, except at some points like Poonhill Entry Point and Mobile Tower Point. On average, it takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete this journey uphill. At the time interval of 06:00 to 06:30 AM, the sun rises, and its first glimpse on high mountains can be seen. We spend a few minutes on the viewpoint for further sun-shine and photographs and videos. Then, we descend to Ghorepani. It will take about 20 to 30 minutes to complete this downward track. We have breakfast in the hotel and move forward to reach Tadapani. To reach this destination, we first climb uphill, then straight and some descend to Deurali. Again from Deurali, the straight vertical downhill and the straight vertical uphill path are to be covered, in order to reach Tadapani. We cross several rivers and cascades on the way. It takes around 7 to 9 hours to reach Tadapani from Ghorepani. Stay overnight at the hotel in Tadapani.

    Walking Time: 2 hours (Ghorepani – Poonhill Distance) and 7 to 9 hours (Ghorepani – Tadapani Distance)
    Maximum Altitude: 3,210 meters (Ghorepani Poon Hill)
    Minimum Altitude: 2,630 meters (Tadapani)
    Accommodation: hotel
    No. of hotels: 10
    Difficulty Level: Moderate to High
    Mountains Viewed: Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Gangapurna, and Hiunchuli
    Major Attractions of the day: Ghorepani Poonhill, stone-steps, vertical uphill and vertical down-hill trail, river, bridges, temples, monuments, chortens, tree-root-steps, pony-march, upside-down forest and hill view
  • Day 04:Trek to Chhomrung/Sinuwa On this day, after early morning breakfast, we head towards Chhomrung/Sinuwa. Descending down-hill from Tadapani, the course continues offering great perspectives on the upper Modi valley. The way at that point begins the long high-climb over the west bank of the Modi Khola coming to the village, Chhomrung. We pass the town of Chhomrung which untruths tucked at the base of Himalchuli Mountain. From Chhomrung, the trail slips until Chhomrung Khola then the trail starts a moderate move as we head up to our destination point of the day, Sinuwa. Both Chhomrung and Sinuwa can be preferred as the halting point of the day. Halting at Chhomrung will be a relaxation for this day, but halting at Sinuwa will be beneficial for the next day. The choice will be done according to the physical condition.

    Walking Time: 6 hours (to Chhomrung) and 7 hours (to Sinuwa)
    Maximum Altitude: 2,630 meters (Tadapani)
    Minimum Altitude: 2,140 meters (Chhomrung) or 2,310 meters (Sinuwa)
    Accommodation: lodge
    No. of lodges: 15
    Difficulty Level: Moderate
    Mountains Viewed: Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, and Gangapurna
    Major Attractions of the day: Modi Khola (River), Modi Valley, Tadapani Village, pine, rhododendron and bamboo forest, stone-paved steps, Chhomrung/Sinuwa settlement
  • Day 05:Trek to Bamboo/Dovan Today we move forward from Chhomrung/Sinuwa to Bamboo/Dovan. The average travel distance between these two points is about seven to eight hours. We stroll uphill and downhill via pine, oak and rhododendron forest, stone-steps, terrace lands, hot springs, alongside the flowing river. The route remains slippery somewhere because of the small cascades passing through the remote pathway; so there should be given supreme care about. Stay overnight at a hotel in Bamboo or Dovan.

    Walking Time: 7 to 8 hours
    Maximum Altitude: 2,340 meters (Bamboo) or 2,505 meters (Dovan)
    Minimum Altitude: 2,140 meters (Chhomrung) or 2,310 meters (Sinuwa)
    Accommodation: Hotel
    No. of lodges: 10
    Difficulty Level: Moderate
    Mountains Viewed: Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), and Tent Peak, Glacier Dome, Tharpu Chuli, and Dhaulagiri peaks
    Major Attractions of the day: Bamboo/Dovan settlement, stone-paved ways, bamboo, pine and oak forest, stone and metal water taps, hot springs, cascades, terrace lands, riverside trail
  • Day 06:Trek to Deurali We go through a bamboo timberland that is soggy and cold at that point climbs consistently with a couple of soak segments of the route. It is simply subsequent to arriving at Hotel in Himalaya that the backwoods opens up and we are out in the sun again with astonishing perspectives on the chilly stream underneath. It is a precarious move up through a lot drier woodland before coming to Hinku Cave. From here we can see the trail drop nearer to the waterway before climbing again to Deurali, the most beautiful stretch of the day. The vegetation is sparser, permitting enchanted perspectives on the valley, the waterway underneath, and the sheer cliffs, above with groups of wispy cascades. Stay overnight at the hotel in Deurali.

    Walking Time: 5 to 6 hours
    Maximum Altitude: 3,230 meters (Deurali)
    Minimum Altitude: 2,340 meters (Bamboo) or 2,505 meters (Dovan)
    Accommodation: Hotel
    No. of hotels: 26
    Difficulty Level: Moderate
    Mountains Viewed: Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri, and more
    Major Attractions of the day: Certain wet and slippery trail, stream and waterways, forest of pine, oak, and rhododendron, thin cascades, Hinku Cave, and sheer cliffs
  • Day 07:Trek to Annapurna Base Camp Finally, here comes the day when we reach our final destination of the trip, Annapurna Base Camp. Reaching the base camp of the 10th highest mountain of the world, Mount Annapurna is the most spell-binding sentiment in the track. We climb delicately through a waterway bed then over a lofty trail over to mountainside and reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. The trekking from Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp is fairly persistent. From MBC, we watch 10s of mountains' vista. The vegetation vanishes while in transit to Annapurna Base Camp and the way enlarges as we enter the Annapurna Sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp is just 2 hours’ walk away from the sanctuary. Spend the night at Annapurna Base Camp.

    Walking Time: 8 to 9 hours
    Maximum Altitude: 4,130 meters (Annapurna Base Camp)
    Minimum Altitude: 3,230 meters (Deurali)
    Accommodation: Hotel
    No. of hotels: 5+
    Difficulty Level: Moderate
    Mountains Viewed: Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Mount Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Gandharva Chuli, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain)
    Major Attractions of the day: Annapurna Base Camp, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, forest and rugged pathways, clusters of hotels
  • Day 08:Fly to Pokhara (via helicopter) Today is the final day of our Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek. After the breakfast and sunrise view from the base camp, we fly over the high peaks, hills and all the natural vegetation and human settlements, and reach Pokhara.

    Walking Time: NIL
    Helicopter Flight Time: 20 minutes
    Maximum Altitude: 4,130 meters (Annapurna Base Camp)
    Minimum Altitude: 1,400 meters (Pokhara)
    Major Attractions of the day: Himalayan panorama, Annapurna Base Camp, sunrise view, Pokhara airport and Pokhara city.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-ups and drop-offs at your arrival in Nepal and end of the trip
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Helicopter flight from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara
  • All necessary ground transportation by private vehicles (car/jeep/van – depends on group size)
  • Trekking description before starting the trek
  • The well-experienced, license holder and English speaking guide
  • Strong porter (2 Guests sharing 1 porter)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in luxurious hotels/lodges during the trek
  • Accommodation in luxurious hotels/lodges during the trek
  • First Aid Kit (carried by your team)
  • All Government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • International flight fare
  • Nepal Entry VISA Fees
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of drinks like tea, coffee, hot water, mineral water, etc. and the bar bills (alcoholic potion)
  • Hot shower, Wi-Fi, electric battery charges, laundry during the trekking
  • Extra night accommodation and food in Kathmandu or in the trail except for the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratitude to porters, guides, and drivers

Food and Accommodation for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

Nepal Trek Adventure organizes the splendid sustenance like Nepalese, Chinese, Continental, Italian and a couple of neighborhood cooking styles, for their trekkers, all along the journey. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are fused into the bundle. Your guide will suggest superb, clean and luxurious spot (best of its kind), during your trek. Overall, during this trek, you will generally eat in a comfortable hotel/lodge at the trailside diners in transit.

NTA give convenience on twin-sharing premise. Single rooms are likewise accessible however that will cost additional charge. You will remain in five/four-star or same level lodgings and keeping in mind that on trekking you will remain in hotels/lodges. These hotels and lodges are the mixtures of visitor house, cabin, dining rooms, and social hang-out area. Private rooms are also available in most of these, aside from high height ones, where it will be essentially quartered. These comfortable lodgings will aid a lot in surpassing a certain level of your physical pain and rational twinge.

Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

Autumn (September-November) and spring (March-May) are the finest seasons for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek. During the autumn period, the atmosphere is warm and dry which is entirely sensible. The spring season is most likely the best moment. It is when Rhododendron blossoms and dry leaves turn green. There is greenery all around. The monsoon and winter seasons are less obvious than the autumn and spring seasons. The temperature diminishes underneath 0 degrees during winter in the Annapurna Base Camp. So this trek is less common in winter because of solidifying cold in the whole region. In any case, the trekking is possible in case you pass on enough basic trekking gears with you. During monsoon season, substantial rain falls during the night and in the night making the trekking trails dangerous and sloppy.

Physical Fitness Required for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

The oxygen level in the atmosphere relentlessly starts reducing with the increase in height. When you are on the trail, you come in touch with the slender air, which makes the heart hard to release and spread blood to the whole body. Your heart needs to work twofold to make your body work properly. Thusly, before heading on the trail, vigorous exercise is the primary concern you need to center. On the occasion that you're a fledgling, by then, you need to start preparing a multi-month before the outing. The physical activities like cycling, running, swimming, and other cardio exercises should be preferred to get your heart and lungs siphoning. It will boost your endurance capacity too. Likewise, you will be able to get the most extraordinary volume of oxygen that your body can use. This is noteworthy for the trek. As you gain height there will be less oxygen perceptible all around for you to eat up and each breath counts.

Altitude Sickness Possibility in Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

Altitude sickness is certifiable during Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek, as we reach the height of 4,130 meters. As you stroll to a higher height, crossing 2,500 meters (8,000 feet), the proportion of oxygen gets slender. Along these lines, you may have some issues in relaxing. In case you are a patient of any heart disease, it is perfect to avoid high height trekking like this. But with proper doctor counsel, it can be done either. If you face any issue while trekking, slide to a lower height. Hydrate yourself by drinking much amount of water. Go moderate and take rest along the course. Do whatever it takes not to race to land at the objective time. You may investigate the symptoms and preventive extents of elevation ailment before leaving for trekking.

Safety for Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

Safety is the significant slogan of Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition. We generally ensure that trekkers related to the NTA group have securely completed their journey. During the journey, our guide will deal with our trekkers. In a crisis, if at any point expected to change schedule our guide will take care of that. In the event that you at any point got any issue during the trek, don't freeze and absolutely never attempt to surge and always remember to tell the guide. In case, you become ill while on the trek, our guide will give essential treatment and in crisis, he will take you to the close-by medical clinic.