Annapurna Century Trek (ABC)

Activity Annapurna Century Trek (ABC)

Lowest Altitute Approximately 827 meters Pokhara

Highest Altitute Approximately 4130 meters Annapurna Base Camp

Diffuculty Moderate

Duration 11 days

Best Season March-May, September-November

Cost $ 555 / Person

Group size Minimum two to Maximum Fifty

Unravel the enigma of nature on Annapurna Base Camp trek of Annapurna region passing lowland villages, vibrant waterfalls, blooming rhododendron forests, eye appealing terrace fields as well as breathtaking green meadows with sensation of chilling environment.
Trek to grueling Annapurna base camp crossing swinging bridges to engross on alluring beauty of sparkling snowcapped mountains perceiving adorned local culture of typical Himalayan lifestyle, religion, culture ingrained to Tibetan Buddhism is heart thriving.
Annapurna Base Camp, perfect trekking trips mélange of natural diversities as well as cultural blessings begins from Pokhara; beautiful valley crafted with natural glory.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to hotel by private vehicle.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara

We set out for Pokhara; natural paradise embellished with nature’s treasure that lies 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu on six hours’ drive.We can enjoy breathtaking vision of terraced rice field, eye appealing landscape and serene Trisuli and Marsyandi river on our drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Day 03: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga  

After one-hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapool ;1070m on private vehicle, we begin our trek from Nayapool. We reach Birethanti walking for thirty minutes along the trail running on Modikhola coast we cross the river and have a lunch as we have a break time for one hour, we continue our first day treak for 3 hours unti we get to tikhedhunga at an altitude of 1500m height walking almost 6-7 km.  

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani; 2750m (6-7 hours)

Todays special is to wakeup at early morning and have breakfast at 7'O clock and by 7:30 we are redy to go for 3000 steps up walking on a stone steps is quite difficult to every treakers for 3 hours until ulleri but the routs are not strenous its quite medium way to go for the whole trek and have our lunch at 11 at banthati at an altitude of 2070m approx. by 12:30 we start our journey for 3 hours to go poon hill; the most enchanting place of all. as poon hill has a special night for you to spend your time at warm dinning hall for your dinner.

Note:  We walk along descending trail at beginning then climb uphill steadily until we reach Ulleri for grandeur vision of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Then we trek upward through rhododendron forests encountering monkeys and diverse bird species to reach Ghorepani.

Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani after short hike to Poonhill; 3200m

Early in the morning with an hour hike to Poonhill enjoy sparkling sunrise view on snowcapped mountains. When you reach poon hill station all ranges of mount dhaulagiri including dhaulagiri V; 7618m, dhaulagiri IV; 7715, dhauligiri III; 7771m, dhauligiri II; 7735m, dhauligiri I; 8168m, dhampus peak; 6012m, mount nillgiri; 7061m, Annapurna I; 8091m, annapurna south, himchuli; 6441m, gangapurna; 7455m, machhapuchhere; 6698m and others

 Then, an hour down trek to Ghorepani, we walk on descending trail crossing Ghar Khola bridge then pass through Deurali to enjoy peaceful environment of beautiful country village Banthanti. We move uphill from Bantanti to reach Tadapani.

Day 06: Tadapani; around 2500m to Chhomrong; 2170m

We proceed our journey from Tadapani moving on downhill trail that passes through dense rhododendron forests till we reach Chule. After having breakfast at Chule, we climb uphill crossing bridge to reach Chhomrong, beautiful village on backdrop of snowy mountain peaks.

Day 07:  Chhomrong to Bamboo or Dovan

We pass through terraces on uphill path up to Chhomrong. From Chhomrong ; 2170m , we continue our walking to sinwa ;almost 2200m height. we take our lunch for one hour and head along sloppy trail and cross wooden bridge our trail regains elevation until we reach Bamboo which is at 2335m height walking  for two more hours and stay overnight there at Bamboo ludges.

Day 08: crossing Dovan, Deurali and Machhapuchhre Base Camp

 We reach Dovan ascending the path through bamboo ;2335m, oak and rhododendron forests then take lunch at Himalayan hotel ;3270m,  passing through  Deurali ;3230m.With eye catching vision of spectacular Machhapuchhre. we stay overnight at machhapuchhre .

Day 09: At Annapurna Base Camp

Rest day at Annapurna Base Camp

 At last, we access Annapurna Base Camp to enchant on 360-degree view of several snow sparkling peaks from Annapurna Base Camp, including annapurna south ;3230m and mount machhapuchhre or mount fishtail which is ;6998m hight, mount fidhtail has never been climbed. With dazzling vision of sparkling snow peaks on sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp ;4130m, we can see annapurna south ;7219m, east annapurna glacier,Annapurna III ;7575m, Annapurna IV ;7535m, Annapurna II ;7937m and mount gangapurna approximate ;7000m and above, 

Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (Seven and half hours)

 we descend from Annapurna Base Camp retracing the trail that crosses Machhapuchhre Base Camp, our journey will start through MBC, deurali, we take our break for one hour to have a lunch at Himalaya Hotel, from where it's gaong down all the way to Bamboo for three hours or incase you have a pain and if you decide not to go forther then our guide will manage you to spend a night at Dovan ;2870m,.

Day 11: Bamboo to Tolkha via Jhinu; natural hot spring (seven hours of walk)

We carry on our trek along descent trail and little go up till we reach chhomrong to have our lunch and we will decent our journey for 2 hours to enjoy the hot spring at jhinu and stay overnight at there. Then, we climb uphill crossing streams and terraces to explore beautiful culturally adorned village Landruk. For your  next option to stay at landruk walking 3 more hours from jhinu.

Day 12: Landruk to dhampus via pothana and drive back to Pokhara

We continue our walking through landruk and passing through pothana with panoramic vision of mountains on the way we arive at dhampus to get the bus to pokhara. Then we drive to Pokhara from dhampus. In ordinary we will also manage the vehicle fron landruk to make your way easier if you disagree to continue walking until dhampus and you will stay at pokhara after your long hard but wonderful journey. You will enjoy your night by serving dinner to our guides and potter as well some tips in your choice,as they are very thankful for your trip. 

Day 13: Return drive to Kathmandu 

We would return back to Kathmandu from Pokhara on tourist vehicle taking almost 6 hours for overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14: Return flight

We would take you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to hotel by private vehicle.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara

We set out for Pokhara; natural paradise embellished with nature’s treasure that lies 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu on six hours’ drive.We can enjoy breathtaking vision of terraced rice field, eye appealing landscape and serene Trisuli and Marsyandi river on our drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Day 03: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga  

After one-hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapool ;1070m on private vehicle, we begin our trek from Nayapool. We reach Birethanti walking for thirty minutes along the trail running on Modikhola coast we cross the river and have a lunch as we have a break time for one hour, we continue our first day treak for 3 hours unti we get to tikhedhunga at an altitude of 1500m height walking almost 6-7 km.  

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani; 2750m (6-7 hours)

Todays special is to wakeup at early morning and have breakfast at 7'O clock and by 7:30 we are redy to go for 3000 steps up walking on a stone steps is quite difficult to every treakers for 3 hours until ulleri but the routs are not strenous its quite medium way to go for the whole trek and have our lunch at 11 at banthati at an altitude of 2070m approx. by 12:30 we start our journey for 3 hours to go poon hill; the most enchanting place of all. as poon hill has a special night for you to spend your time at warm dinning hall for your dinner.

Note:  We walk along descending trail at beginning then climb uphill steadily until we reach Ulleri for grandeur vision of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Then we trek upward through rhododendron forests encountering monkeys and diverse bird species to reach Ghorepani.

Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani after short hike to Poonhill; 3200m

Early in the morning with an hour hike to Poonhill enjoy sparkling sunrise view on snowcapped mountains. When you reach poon hill station all ranges of mount dhaulagiri including dhaulagiri V; 7618m, dhaulagiri IV; 7715, dhauligiri III; 7771m, dhauligiri II; 7735m, dhauligiri I; 8168m, dhampus peak; 6012m, mount nillgiri; 7061m, Annapurna I; 8091m, annapurna south, himchuli; 6441m, gangapurna; 7455m, machhapuchhere; 6698m and others

 Then, an hour down trek to Ghorepani, we walk on descending trail crossing Ghar Khola bridge then pass through Deurali to enjoy peaceful environment of beautiful country village Banthanti. We move uphill from Bantanti to reach Tadapani.

Day 06: Tadapani; around 2500m to Chhomrong; 2170m

We proceed our journey from Tadapani moving on downhill trail that passes through dense rhododendron forests till we reach Chule. After having breakfast at Chule, we climb uphill crossing bridge to reach Chhomrong, beautiful village on backdrop of snowy mountain peaks.

Day 07:  Chhomrong to Bamboo or Dovan

We pass through terraces on uphill path up to Chhomrong. From Chhomrong ; 2170m , we continue our walking to sinwa ;almost 2200m height. we take our lunch for one hour and head along sloppy trail and cross wooden bridge our trail regains elevation until we reach Bamboo which is at 2335m height walking  for two more hours and stay overnight there at Bamboo ludges.

Day 08: crossing Dovan, Deurali and Machhapuchhre Base Camp

 We reach Dovan ascending the path through bamboo ;2335m, oak and rhododendron forests then take lunch at Himalayan hotel ;3270m,  passing through  Deurali ;3230m.With eye catching vision of spectacular Machhapuchhre. we stay overnight at machhapuchhre .

Day 09: At Annapurna Base Camp

Rest day at Annapurna Base Camp

 At last, we access Annapurna Base Camp to enchant on 360-degree view of several snow sparkling peaks from Annapurna Base Camp, including annapurna south ;3230m and mount machhapuchhre or mount fishtail which is ;6998m hight, mount fidhtail has never been climbed. With dazzling vision of sparkling snow peaks on sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp ;4130m, we can see annapurna south ;7219m, east annapurna glacier,Annapurna III ;7575m, Annapurna IV ;7535m, Annapurna II ;7937m and mount gangapurna approximate ;7000m and above, 

Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (Seven and half hours)

 we descend from Annapurna Base Camp retracing the trail that crosses Machhapuchhre Base Camp, our journey will start through MBC, deurali, we take our break for one hour to have a lunch at Himalaya Hotel, from where it's gaong down all the way to Bamboo for three hours or incase you have a pain and if you decide not to go forther then our guide will manage you to spend a night at Dovan ;2870m,.

Day 11: Bamboo to Tolkha via Jhinu; natural hot spring (seven hours of walk)

We carry on our trek along descent trail and little go up till we reach chhomrong to have our lunch and we will decent our journey for 2 hours to enjoy the hot spring at jhinu and stay overnight at there. Then, we climb uphill crossing streams and terraces to explore beautiful culturally adorned village Landruk. For your  next option to stay at landruk walking 3 more hours from jhinu.

Day 12: Landruk to dhampus via pothana and drive back to Pokhara

We continue our walking through landruk and passing through pothana with panoramic vision of mountains on the way we arive at dhampus to get the bus to pokhara. Then we drive to Pokhara from dhampus. In ordinary we will also manage the vehicle fron landruk to make your way easier if you disagree to continue walking until dhampus and you will stay at pokhara after your long hard but wonderful journey. You will enjoy your night by serving dinner to our guides and potter as well some tips in your choice,as they are very thankful for your trip. 

Day 13: Return drive to Kathmandu 

We would return back to Kathmandu from Pokhara on tourist vehicle taking almost 6 hours for overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14: Return flight

We would take you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.

Cost Included

- One well trained and professional guide and porter for the trek with all their food, accommodation, insurance, fees cost during the trek.

- A porter for every 2 people who could carry up to 20 kg and if only one customer then the guide would be single and would help carry up to 10 kg.

- Airport pickup and drop up.

- Kathmandu to Pokhara and return back to Pokhara by(tourist-local) bus.

- Rescue help if required.

- First aid medical kit for guide and porter.

- All government TAX and VAT.

- Annapurna national park permit and TIMS(Trekking Information Management System)Card.

- Help to find best and cheapest accommodation and food during the trek and stay in Nepal.

- Pokhara to Nayapul and Birethanti to Pokhara by local vechiles.

Cost Excluded

- Accommodation, Meals and drinks during the treks and your stay in Nepal.
- Personal, medical and evacuation insurance
-Cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned above.

<p>To enjoy your trip more you need to be comfort and breathability all day long, for that you need to put emphasis on equipment’s that are necessary. The following list includes items that are necessary which can also be hired. Backpack: During your trip you need to be careful to make the weight of your clothing equipment down to minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.) Sleeping Bag: Sleeping bag rated to at least 15-degrees Fahrenheit (Optional/ Sleeping bag is provided by us if necessary) Duffel Bag Flash Light (Head lamp) Sun glass Water purifier Feet Trekking boots Lightweight sandals Woolen socks (3 pairs) Clothes While packing your clothes, you need to be careful to not to pack heavy clothes. It’s rather good to go on layers than in bulky clothes. Hat (For warmth) Lightweight long sleeve trekking shirts Long sleeves are good for sun protection. Light weight makes for easy wash material Fleece Jacket or pullover Underwear (4 pairs) Fleece or wool trouser/ Pants Gaiters (Optional) Thermal Clothing (As per the Season) Lightweight rain Jacket Warm Gloves or mittens Sports bra Miscellaneous Items Sun block Toilet articles and towel Small Knife First-aid kit (containing all drugs prescribed to you) Batteries backup</p> <p> <br> </p> <p>Proper trekking shoes ( Waterproof and snow resistance)- Good one not available in Nepal</p> <p>Sun hat, warm woolen socks &amp; warm cap- can be bought in Nepal for cheap</p> <p>Warm trekking Clothes - Can be bought at cheap cost in Nepal</p> <p>Water purification pills - can be bought for cheap in Nepal</p> <p>Altitude sickness resistance pills - Can be bought for cheap in Nepal</p> <p>Down Jacket - can be Rented from the agency at USD 1.50 per day ( any loss or damage will occur a fine of USD 100)</p> <p>Down-Sleeping Bag- Can be rented from the agency at USD 1.50 per day ( any loss or damage will occur a fine of USD 100)</p> <p>personal small trekking bag- can be bought for cheap in Nepal and a duffel bag will be provided to carry your 10 kg up the Himalayas by the porter.</p> <p> <br> </p> <p> <br> </p>

Food

No meals are included on the cost but our staff and guide will help you get access to the best restaurants and hotels in Kathmandu and also help you get access to good organic and healthy meals during your trek. Our sister Agency Everest Trekkers Fuel is also the sole provider of freeze-dry trekking and climbing meals and can be provided to you with small Additional Cost.

Accomodation

You would recommend you accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And recommend you to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during a trek. But the cost does not include any accommodation. Our guide and staff will help you to get access to the best accommodation at the budget value.

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