About Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 14 Days
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a world-renowned trek that leads to the lap of the world's tenth highest mountain, Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). An unforgettable venture, which begins from lush lowland and heads to tempting Annapurna Himalayas. With professional guidance and support from Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition, you will have the smooth and most memorable trek experience of your life!
Our 14 days trek to the base camp of Mount Annapurna begins with a short drive to Nayapul, the starting point of the trek. From here, the trail moves through lush green foothills and culturally rich villages. Colourful prayer flags, chortens, ancient artistic monasteries, and stupas add divine power to the surroundings and bless you for a successful journey. As the elevation increases the breath-taking landscape thrill you to the bone. Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis are the main ethnic groups that reside in the villages. They practice Hinduism and Buddhism. The simple yet fulfilling life of the locals will not make you leave the place. Hundreds of years old culture and traditions passed by their ancestors are still in practice.
The most interesting thing about Mt. Annapurna is that it is the first mountain peak above 8,000 meters that have been climbed in Nepal. In 1950, a French team made history by climbing Mount Annapurna. The trek to its base camp offers thrilling views of Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna III (7,555 m), Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), and several other mountains.
The Annapurna Trek offers non-stop natural diversity with captivating mountain views, Himalayan landscape, terraced fields of rhododendron and bamboo along with a wide range of flora and fauna. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 Days goes along Annapurna Conservation Area, which is the habitat of numerous wildlife and vegetation. A variety of birds live in the sub-tropical forests while monkeys are the life of tropical forests.
Trek through the spectacular Himalayan terrain of the Annapurna Ranges, from ancient civilizations to majestic mountain panoramas. Pass through awe-inspiring glaciers, rest on the banks of pristine rivers, go through lush pastures, visit natural hot springs, and come across mule trains transporting supplies to remote settlements. Relax and rejuvenate in charming mountain teahouses while meeting friendly locals. The experience is completed with visits to Kathmandu and Pokhara, which provide insights into Nepali culture and customs.
We, Outfitter Nepal, have years of experience in organizing treks in the Himalayas of Nepal. Our trek package for the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) will let you have the most adventurous journey of your life. Join us on one of our ABC Trek departure dates for 2023, or contact us to customize an Annapurna Trek to suit your needs. Enjoy this thrilling, magnificent adventure with the assurance that our knowledgeable, experienced guides and porters will be there to assist you at every stage.
At Outfitter Nepal, we make every effort to achieve all of your trekking dreams. We look forward to aiding you in making lifelong experiences on your vacation, which can be customized.
Explaining everything about the region and its beauty in one package is not possible. Here are some of the top reasons, why you must choose your Base Camp Trek experience with us.
Panoramic Views of Himalayan Mountains
Our 14 days trek in the Annapurna Base camp offers you wonderful and jaw-dropping views of several Himalayan mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Tukuche Peak 96,920 m), Varaha Shikhar (7,847 m), etc.
Explore Culturally Rich Villages
Annapurna trek offers panoramic vistas of the world's tallest mountains, as well as a stunning glimpse into the culture, traditions, and rituals of the locals. This trek takes you through, unique landscapes and topography, gorges between the highest mountains, ever-flowing glacial rivers, and lakes, Himalayan flora and fauna, and traditional Nepali communities. We will see natural as well as Himalayan grandeur, face-to-face views of the world's tallest peak, and the local community with their great hospitality, culture, and tradition on our trek.
You will have the opportunity to get up and personal with nature. The Annapurna region is primarily inhabited by the Magars, Gurungs, and Sherpas. We can learn about their culture and traditions while trekking to the base camp. Trekking will be surrounded by tranquil vistas and stunning settings, as well as exquisite Gurung and Magar communities, along the journey. The trek to the base camp of the Annapurna Region is for mountaineers and those who appreciate the beauty of nature and culture.
Experience simple life at Ghorepani village
Ghorepani is a large village in Nepal's Annapurna mountain range. This village is one of Nepal's most famous trekking destinations. Ghorepani village, located at a height of around 2760 meters above sea level, offers spectacular views of Nepal's Himalayan panorama. Hill trekking is popular in Ghorepani. From Ghorepani, the most ideal hill for trekking is Poon Hill which is also one of the routes to the ABC. Poon Hill's highest point rises 3210 meters above sea level. From the pinnacle of Poon Hill, you can see the most spectacular sun rising over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas.
The Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking path passes through this village. Home to a variety of birds, as well as the green hills and patchwork valleys, your eyes will be delighted by the oak forest. Almost every viewpoint offers a tantalizing glimpse. A trip to Poon Hill allows one to see the entire mountain ranges, as well as the red and pink rays of the Sun in full bloom during Sunset and Sunrise. Likewise, people from the Gurung and Magar communities reside here. You will get to interact with them and see their daily lifestyle.
Stunning Sunrise view from Poon Hill View Point
Poon Hill is one of the most famous viewpoints of the Annapurna region. Located just above Ghorepani Village, Trekkers usually walk up to Poon Hill for a short hike. To watch the sunrise, most trekkers leave the village of Ghorepani early in the morning to journey to Poon Hill. From here, you can see tempting sunrise and sunset along with the western Himalayan Mountains.
The views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are breathtaking, and the hour-long hike up stone stairs through a rhododendron forest is worth it! On Poon Hill, especially during the peak hiking seasons of spring and autumn, it can get fairly busy. Expect to be surrounded by hundreds of other hikers as you take in the sights. On top of that, there's a coffee shop selling hot and cold drinks. The ABC and the tempting journey to Poon Hill are incredible, leaving you speechless!
Explore the Base Camp and gaze at the mighty Himalayas
The base camp of Mt Annapurna is situated at 4,130 meters. It is the base of the world's tenth highest mountain Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). From here, you will get to see panoramic views of the Annapurna Range and several other mountains. Passing through several villages, lush forests, and farmlands, you will reach the base camp.
Relax in Hot Spring in Jhinu Danda
The trek to the base camp passes by Jhinu Dadha's natural Hot spring. Many trekkers use this route on their way back to Pokhara. Bathing in a natural hot spring can relieve all of your trek's stress and exhaustion.
Furthermore, it is thought that spring water has a specific healing power for mending pains and aches. The religious significance of hot springs cannot be overstated. As a result, it is stated that bathing in a hot spring cleanses the soul spiritually. However, you have to pay a few extra bucks.