Annapurna Base Camp hiking is an adventurous journey in Nepal. It is a 9-day program that suits both beginners and experienced trekkers. Annapurna Base Camp is the lap of Mount Annapurna (8,091 m/26,545 ft). It is the tenth-highest mountain in the world. The Annapurna Base Camp hike is all about traveling in the Himalayas on foot through lush forests, beautiful villages, and glacial moraines.
Annapurna Base Camp hike is not an easy journey. The hike demands good physical fitness and endurance. It is also not that challenging, so people of all ages can do this hike. Also known as the Annapurna Base Camp trek, the journey takes you to the depth of the western Himalayas, where you will be surrounded by towering peaks and lush hills.
During the Annapurna Base Camp hike 9 days, you will get to witness a wide range of flora and fauna. The trail is packed with vegetation. Likewise, you will also get to witness views of mountains like Annapurna I (8,091 m/26,545 ft), Annapurna South (7,219 m/23,684 ft), Annapurna II (7,937 m/ 26,040 ft), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m/26,795 ft), Nilgiri (7,061 m/23,166 ft), Hiunchuli (6,441 m/21,132 ft), Gangapurna (7,455 m/24,459 ft), etc along the way.
Starting the Annapurna Base Camp hike from Kathmandu, you will drive from Pokhara to Syauli Bazar via Nayapul. Syauli Bazar is the starting point of our hike. From here, we will trek through small villages and lush forests to Ghandruk village (1,940 m/6,365 ft). The trail then ascends to Chhomrong (2,170 m/7,119 ft) via lush rhododendron forests.
We will continue trekking from here to the Himalaya Hotel (2,920 m/9,580 ft). The trail crosses the Chhomrong Khola and passes by Sinuwa, Khuldigar, and Bamboo before reaching the Himalaya Hotel. The trail from the Himalaya Hotel follows a narrow gorge and continues along the Modi Khola glacier valley. You will trek past Hinku Cave and enter Annapurna Sanctuary.
Further, following a steep, rugged track hike past Machhapuchhre Base Camp and reach Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m/13,550 ft). Spend a night at the base camp and trek back to Bamboo (2,310 m/7,578 ft), retracing the path. From Bamboo, you will descend through the forested path to Jhinu Danda (1,780 m/6,393 ft). Here, you can enjoy natural hot springs. Further, trek down to Siwa (1,150 m/3,770 ft), where the trek ends and drive back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.
Last-minute Annapurna Base Camp hike booking
For last-minute bookings, we require a non-refundable full payment Annapurna Base Camp hike package cost. This allows us to make all the necessary reservations and obtain permits on your behalf. As last-minute bookings are quite chaotic, we do our best to help foreign travelers have their best time in Nepal. For more information, kindly talk to our representative.
Annapurna Base Camp hike cost
Annapurna Base Camp's hike cost ranges from USD 950 to USD 1,550. The package cost varies as per itinerary and services included during the trek. We have different Annapurna Base Camp trek packages with different prices that will allow you to pick the one that suits your budget best. Moreover, you can get in touch with us and share your budget. We will do our best to design an Annapurna Base Camp hike around it.
Benefits of doing Annapurna Base Camp hike with us
We offer a comprehensive Annapurna Base Camp hike package at the best cost. Trekking with us in Nepal will let you travel freely, as our team will take care of all the trek arrangements. You will not be liable for any hidden cost or policy as we are quite transparent.
Likewise, our team is very reliable and experienced, so we assure you of a safe trekking venture. We, Nature Excursion, offer the Annapurna Base Camp hike cost and Annapurna Base Camp hike guide in the market.
Below are some of the benefits you will get by trekking with Nature Excursion:
- 24/7 support
- No hidden costs
- Free airport pickup and drop-off
- Free farewell dinner
- Flexible itinerary
- Budget-friendly trekking packages
- Duffel bag and company t-shirt (you have to return the duffel bag at the end of the trek and keep the t-shirt with yourself)
- Fixed departure
- Native guides & porters