Annapurna Base camp Trek one of the 10th highest mountains in the world will mesmerize you with the beautiful mountain scenery and beguiling vistas of everyday life in a hilly region of Nepal. The setting of Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 m is unique and incredibly spectacular, set amidst the majestic peaks of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machhapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m).
This trek will take you to one of the most geographically and culturally diverse regions for trekking in Nepal, the Annapurna region. Home to diverse peoples and cultures, it is equally diverse in its environment. The trail goes alongside terraced rice paddies, lush rhododendron forests and high altitude landscapes with the Annapurna Range in view most of the times. This trek will also offer you a sneak peek into the lifestyle of a typical village people.
The locals we will encounter in Annapurna Base Camp Route are mix ethnic groups; there are Brahmans and Chhetris in lower elevations and Mongoloid Himalayan people in Himalaya. Mostly there are Gurung and Magar people in the area, famous for Gurkha regiment.
Your trek will begin from Nayapul which is 1 ½ hour’s drive from Pokhara. You will then trek to Ghandruk, one of the biggest Gurung community settlements in the region. The cascading waterfalls, terraced farmlands, a beautiful forest of bamboo, oak and rhododendron trees and the picturesque village will enchant you during your whole trek. Regarding the difficulty of this trek, it is very moderate and doesn’t demand advanced physical fitness levels so anyone can enjoy and take pleasure in nature walking during this trek.
If you prefer a bit easier trek but also want to explore the majestic mountains and the diverse culture and lifestyle of the Nepali people, this trek is the one for you. Contact us for more information and individual advice.
Note: Unforeseen cost such as flight cancellation or delayed, sick in trekking, and helicopter rescue in trekking, cost due to bad weather etc. is out of our control
The conditions stated in the itinerary are applicable for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your need and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.
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During our trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese vegan food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea house or from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners for guests.