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Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill Trekking 12 Days

Price Start
USD 549  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking ?

Group Size
1+20
Trip Code:
NLT-ABCPHT-12
Accommodation:
Tea Hous/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4380 m
Season:
October, November, March, April
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner And Accommodation.
Destination:
Nepal/Annapurna Region
Duration:
12
Grade:
Moderate
Transportation:
Tourist Bus
No of People Price
1-2 749
3-6 649
6+ 549

Trip Highlights

Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill Trekking

 

Annapurna Base Camp Via Poon Hill gives beautiful views of the mountains during the trek.

Relaxing time in Pokhara and a hot spring bath on the trail

A trip that defines four types of climate and vegetation within a few kilometers of range.

This Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill Trekking is 12 days (ABC) Trek is a luscious mix of remarkable mountain vistas, traditional mountain village life, thick rhododendron, and bamboo forest ecosystems.

Starting in the quaint lakeside town of Pokhara, the trail heads to Tikkhedunga and Ghorepani and continues through lush forests. Farmland to narrow gorges overlooked by the mighty Hiunchuli and Machapuchchre (Fishtail Mountain).

However, the Annapurna Base Camp PoonHill Trekking trail takes you to the heart of the Gurung and Magar cultures and their traditional way of life. It introduces you to a vast variety of birds and wildlife. At the same time, we are offering you the most magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna Range.

Why is Annapurna Base Camp Poonhill Trek so popular?

Therefore, The Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC) is also the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek and one of Nepal’s most famous short and medium-length treks. Annapurna trekking region in Nepal is widely recognized as a naturalist’s paradise.

Also, the Annapurna trekking/tour region is a famous dramatic place for trekkers worldwide. One can do 4 to 21 days of trekking/tour in the Annapurna region. The upper sub-alpine steppe environment harbors some rare snow leopards and blue sheep.

Other areas of the Annapurna trekking region protect bird species, such as the multi-colored Impeyan, koala, and blood pheasant, among many other birds, butterflies, and insects. Many plants native to Nepal are found in the forest of the Annapurna trekking region.

The Annapurna conservation area has 100 varieties of orchids and some of the richest temperate rhododendron forests in the world.

However, Our destination is ABC, where a mountainous wonderland will encapsulate us surrounded by the icy peaks of some of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains.

There are challenging days to meet our 4130-meter elevation goal, from rocky trails to the ascent of 3300 stone steps to Ulleri. All will be worth the effort as you accompany these majestic mountains to ABC over various exciting landscapes.

Descending from ABC, you can bathe in the natural hot spring at Jhinu before returning to Pokhara with your adventures and achievements in the Annapurna Himalayas in your heart.

In Conclusion, If you have a short period, you can trek at Annapurna Base camp – for 9 Days. Annapurna Region also offers Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake – 15 Days for well-experienced Trekkers.

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Itinerary

Our representative will come to your door, in your hotel at nearly about 6.30 am in Kathmandu to receive you before we start the trip. The trip starts with a drive of around 6 hours through lush green forest, meandering road through the hills, and gracefully flowing riverside. You will also come across lively markets and clusters of villages on the way. Buffet lunch will be taken in one of the roadside restaurants.
After we get to Pokhara, we take a rest for a while and explore Pokhara City and Lakeside during the evening.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we take an early morning 1-hour drive to Nayapul. We then begin our trek, following the River Bhurungdi Khola. We pass low land rice fields and orange groves along an easy trail with a gentle incline to our first teahouse where we will spend the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,540m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with a steep climb to Ulleri ascending a steep stone staircase consisting of 3300 steps, a difficult challenge that rewards us with excellent views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Gandharba Chuli, and Annapurna II and III. Ghorepani is reached by passing through a huge, dense rhododendron and oak tree forest, home to Langur monkeys and musk deer.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,860m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

An early morning climb before breakfast takes us to the top of Poon Hill for spectacular, panoramic sunrise views of the Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. After breakfast, we head out for an uphill trek through the jungle to Durali before a slight descent to Tadhapani.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,630m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Tadhapani, we make a steep descent through a dense, dark forest to the beautiful village of Chomrong. We trek past farmland and local, traditional Gurung villages offering marvelous views of Annapurna South and the sacred Mount Machhapuchhre before reaching our teahouse for the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,170m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A lot of ups and downs today. We descend for 1 hour to the Chomrong Khola River and cross its waters on a suspension bridge. We then ascend for the next 2 hours to Sinuwa. Bamboo grows wild in this area and there are many beautiful rhododendron and walnut trees along the trail. After lunch, we pass through an area named after all the bamboo before reaching Dovan and our teahouse for the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,500m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A gradual ascent following the banks of the river Madi brings us through a sacred valley. No meat or fish is allowed in this area to comply with Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. We continue to pass bamboo trees and if we are lucky, we may see the Lophophorus bird, the national bird of Nepal. We continue the ascent to base camp and our teahouse for the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,720m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After we leave Machhapuchhre Base Camp, we leave all vegetation and trees behind, we enter a desert wilderness known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, an area of pristine natural beauty, surrounded by the glorious Annapurna Himalayas and glistening Annapurna glacier. Overnight in teahouse.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,095m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We give you an early wake-up call today so you can enjoy the wondrous sunrise views of the Annapurna Sanctuary. We then begin our descent, following the Modi Khola River to the Bamboo hut.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start the day with an uphill trek to Sinewa and then descend to meet the Chomrong Khola River. Another ascent to Chomrong before the final descent of the day to Jhinu. Here, you can visit the natural hot springs to bathe in the relaxing warm waters.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,760m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On our last day of trekking, we easy descent to the banks of the Modi Khola River and on to Nayapul. We then take a private car for a one-and-a-half-hour drive back to Pokhara. Overnight in hotel.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We come back to the capital and the time is yours to spend relaxing in Thamel.
We serve you farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant as our regard.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

Book your trip now and get the opportunity to enjoy the Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Poonhill Trek. Below are the fixed departing treks. Just choose a suitable date and join the group.

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January 1, 2023
$ 775   $ 697.5 / Per Person
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February 1, 2023
$ 775   $ 697.5 / Per Person
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March 1, 2023
$ 775   $ 697.5 / Per Person
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What's Included

  • Airport picks up & drop by private vehicle to hotel.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu vai Tourist bus.
  • Necessary paperwork and Trekking Permits fee.
  • Accommodation during trek and Meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea)
  • Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking Friendly trekking guide.
  • Coverage of Guides including their Meals, Insurance, Salary, Lodging, transportation and other necessary equipment.
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Carried by the guide).
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and trekking map, if necessary.
  • Emergency Evacuation Assistance Service (The cost of the helicopter, hospital and necessary transport are not payable by the company).
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant (complimentary).
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region.

Optional Addons

  • Porter (We can arrange porter for your trek).
  • Private vehicle from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu.

What's Not Included

  • International airfare.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.
  • Personal Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory.
  • Personal expense (shopping, snacks, boil bottle water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-chargefee).
  • Accommodation, Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu, except the farewell dinner.
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter.
  • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies etc.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter and driver.

12 Days Annapurna Base Camp Poonhill Trekking In Nepal

Annapurna means “full of food,” significant to Hindus as the “Goddess of Harvest.”

Annapurna-I is the tenth-highest mountain in the world at 8,091 meters.

Annapurna was the first eight thousand ever to be climbed in 1950.

The renowned Tilicho Lake lies in the Annapurna Region.

The successful climbing ratio of Annapurna is only 38%, making it the most dangerous 8000ar to climb.

Permits ABC Travel itinerary Cost & Highlights

Firstly you will be requiring a TIMS( Trekkers Information Management System) card wherever you trek. This card will come to you at a cost of about 20 USD for solo trekkers, and 10 USD for group trekkers.

For trekking the Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill  12 Days  you will be requiring a special ACAP permit(Annapurna Conservation Area Project). This will cost you around 30 USD.

What is the highest elevation reached during the Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill trek?

When talking about the absolute peak, will occur the moment you step foot in the Annapurna Base Camp at an altitude of 4130 meters(13,550 feet). During 12 Days Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill Trek you also get to the top of Poon Hill at a settling altitude of 3,210 meters (10,531 feet). These attitudes are by no means to be taken lightly, trek safely following the necessary health protocols.

What kind of physical fitness is required to complete the Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill trek?

A bit harder than you expected it to be. Since you need to be covering two major sites. The Annapurna Base Camp and the Poon Hill, of them, are a separate trek when talking. But 12 Days Annapurna Base Cam Poon Hill Trek is designed, to sum up, both of those great experiences together.

Moreover, it is important to have good cardiovascular fitness and endurance, as well as the ability to hike for several hours each day while carrying a light backpack. It is recommended to engage in regular physical activity and exercise before embarking on the trek.

What is the difficulty level of the trek compared to other treks in the Annapurna region?

The Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill trek 12 Days  is considered to be a moderate trek compared to other treks in the Annapurna region. The trek involves several days of hiking at high altitudes, with some steep ascents and descents, but the overall difficulty level is considered to be moderate.

What is the best way to acclimate to the high altitude during the Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill trek?

At such an altitude what prevails the most and haunts people is Altitude sickness. One of the great aspects of the Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill trek is Acclimatization. This trek involves reaching high elevations in a relatively short span of time. The best way to acclimate is to take it slow, with plenty of rest days and short hikes to allow the body to adjust to the changing altitude. Drinking plenty of water and avoiding alcohol and other dehydrating substances is also important.

In such a remote area, getting proper medical care is not guaranteed. Moreover, we suggest you that do a prior checkup and consult your doctor before trekking this trek.

What is the impact of the trek on the local communities and how can trekkers support sustainable tourism practices?

The Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill trek is a popular tourist destination and can have both positive and negative impacts on the local communities. It is important for trekkers to be mindful of the impact they have and support sustainable tourism practices to minimize negative impacts and promote the conservation of the local environment and culture. 

This can include using local guides, staying in local homestays, and supporting local businesses by buying locally sourced products. Additionally, trekkers can help by following the Leave No Trace principles, such as properly disposing of waste and minimizing the use of single-use plastics.

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Annapurna Base Camp Poon Hill Trekking 12 Days

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