Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari 2024-2025

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  • Duration 16 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 4,170 Meters / 13,681 Ft
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jhinu - Dovan - Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo - Chomrong - Tadapani - Ghorepani - Pokhara - Chitwan - Kathmandu
  • Best Season January to May and October to December


  • 16-days Best trip including Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, city tour Kathmandu Pokhara & Chitwan Jungle safari.
  • Incredible culture in Annapurna region
  • Trek through the heart of Gurung Community.
  • Jhinu natural hot spring.
  • One of the finest treks in Nepal, walking through rhododendron forest.
  • Panoramic sunrise view from Poon Hill, surrounded by a wall of 8000 meter Himalayas peaks.
  • Trek up to 4400m through spectacular scenery
  • Informative guides uncover the history behind sights
  • Beautiful Pokhara City.
  • Scenic drive to Kathmandu – Pokhara – Pokhara – Chitwan & Chitwan - Kathmandu.
  • Unique Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park.
  • Elephant Safari in & wildlife activates. Chitwan
  • Suitable Trip for people aged over 08 and below 65
  • To Achieve Life Time Unforgettable Memory with Nepalese warm hospitality.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek via Poonhill with Chitwan Jungle Safari is an extremely popular moderate evaluation trek and obliges a sensible fitness yet you don't have to be a profoundly encountered trekker to have the capacity to finish it. In Sanskrit, the saying "Annapurna" truly means "loaded with sustenance". For the Hindus, Annapurna is an incarnation of the Goddess Parvati- the goddess of support and the wife of Shiva. Pictures of her might be seen at the teahouses on the circuit which are well known for their exceptional nourishment, particularly a crusty fruit-filled treat!

On the Annapurna Base camp trek, you will have a great time appreciating the different characteristics and social legacy of our sumptuous Himalayan nation of Nepal. As Himalayan Scenery Treks & expedition takes you ahead with every detail and information on the way by our expert guides.

In the wake of using a night in the lovely city of Pokhara, you will be determined towards Nayapul, in the ballpark of 42km far from the city to begin your trek to Annapurna Base Camp at 4130m where you will be getting a charge out of 360 degree surrounding perspectives of the snow-topped mountains incorporating Annapurna one, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchare (Fish Tail), Gangapurna and numerous different mountains.

Along the track of the trek, you will be joined by the Modi Khola River and rich rhododendron and bamboo woods. When we arrive at Nayapul; the beginning stage of this trek, you will start to encounter life in numerous neighborhood ethnic settlements. You will have a chance to meet the locals along the way who are known for their friendliness and warmth. Magar, Gurung, and Thakali neighborhoods have a percentage of the most extraordinary societies and conventions in the nation and our aides have quite exceptional information about these societies and customs that will help you to comprehend them as you investigate. As you rise, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek presents you with a continually developing scene, from the stream banks, rich green touching terrains, and rice paddies, to thick rhododendron and bamboo woods. At last, the great perspectives could be appreciated from Poon Hill (3210m) from where you can eye devour the captivating perspectives of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna one (8091m), Annapurna south (7220m), Baraha Shikhar (7647m), Nilgiri South (6849m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Fish Tail (6993m) which are a standout amongst the most delightful mountains in Nepal around numerous others, all particularly wonderful throughout the first light.

Annapurna Base Camp is an extremely famous end of the line for the trekkers and the Poonhill Ghorepani circuit trek which in a perfect world takes 12- 15 days for the individuals who have room schedule-wise. For numerous who don't have much opportunity to stay in Nepal, making this trek shorter is doubtlessly conceivable. When we begin the outing from Phedi, the span could be of 9 days, finishing at Nayapul. Both tracks are suitable and provide for them the phenomenal perspectives of 25 cold tops, the differed vegetation, fauna, and vegetation accordingly overnight quits staying with the benevolent Magar, Gurung, and Thakali individuals with their rich societies and conventions. Annapurna Base Camp trek is getting it done throughout the spring as the entire rhododendron timberland along with the trail blossoms prevalently with red, pink, and white shades however on occasion there are more than 9 colors of the Nepalese national bloom obvious. This mainstream excursion could be carried out whenever of the year yet is not suggested throughout the storm in July and August.

Come and join Himalayan scenery treks and expeditions, for an amazing swirling journey to this beautiful destination as we are a highly qualified organization in serving our clients with the best they deserve.

NOTE: It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled a Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days before the actual day of trekking.

If you can arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, flight delays, and missing international flights.


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Welcome to the Himalayan nation of Nepal. Upon your landing at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative of Himalayan Scenery Treks and escorted to the hotel for your stay after you complete the formalities at the customs at the airport. Get rest to your jetlagged body and later in the afternoon stroll around the streets of Thamel and other surrounding areas such as the nearby Basantapur Durbar Square. Enjoy the hospitality of the hotel and prepare for the sightseeing tomorrow. Stay overnight in Kathmandu. 

In a bid to know the ancient cultural and historical heritage of the medieval city of Kathmandu, we shall today go sightseeing around the heritages.

From the ancient Buddhist stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, the religious ensembles manifest the ancient values and traditions of Buddhism, to the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath with its extensive Hindu precinct are the highlights of this sightseeing. Besides these heritages, the historical Durbar Squares in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan host ancient and unique tired temples and other monuments carved architectures with rich decorative carvings also attract tourists. Today we shall also have a pre-trip meeting where the trekking guide shall instruct you about the trekking to be embarked on and you are expected to use this opportunity to clarify your doubts regarding anything on this trek.

The adventure to the Annapurna region, one of the world’s best trekking destinations, begins today as we shall head on to Pokhara from Kathmandu on a tourist bus. The scenic lake city in western Nepal, Pokhara, is reached through twisting roads of highway with the scenic landscape, waterfalls and fast-flowing rivers and rural settlements.

Looked over by the snowcapped Himalayas from far away and by the lush and rolling hills from nearby, our journey takes us past interesting settlements and is welcomed first by the unique Fishtail Mountain as we reach the vicinity of Pokhara. You shall be transferred to the hotel at the favorite tourist hub of Lake Side.

After some rest wander around the pristine and gorgeous Fewa Lake and experience the Nepalese flavor of modernity in the surrounding areas that embrace tradition and modernity with equal favor. Overnight in Pokhara. 

From today onwards, we shall embark on the actual trekking journey to the Annapurna base camp. After breakfast, we take on a shared jeep and head on to Ulleri. The road trip would take around 45 mins.

From Ulleri, our actual trek begins. To reach Ghorepani you will have to walk uphill for around 4-5 hours. You will see so many beautiful and luscious forests full of rhododendron. As we ascend we reach a beautiful Gurung village, Nangethang.

Continuing the trek further, we finally reach today's destination Ghorepani, a culturally rich village. Today we stay in a homestay and experience the local Gurung culture food with a great warm welcome.

Early in the morning, we hike for around 45 mins reaching right at dawn in Poon Hill. We experience a breathtaking Sunrise view from the spot. You will never forget the hike once you see the sunrise.

After sunrise, we will descend back to Ghorepani and have our breakfast in the homestay. Then we start the day's trek towards Tada Pani. We will have lunch in between. The trek will continue for 4 to 5 hours until we reach Tada Pani.

On the way, you will pass Deurali Danda which elevates at 3090 m. Crossing Ban Thanti, Thulo Odar, and Liui Kharka we finally reach Tada Pani and rest our day in a guest house.

From Tada Pani, you will have a great look at Annapurna massifs, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Lamjung Peak, Tukuche Peak, Hiuchuli Peaks, and others

The walk-on steep trail continues today as well. We start our trek from Tada Pani, along with a canyon muddy trail, beautiful waterfalls, and a dense forest of bamboo, rhododendron, and oaks. No wonder, you will also experience the massive views of South Annapurna, Fishtail, and other mountain ranges throughout the trek.

Walking towards Sinuwa we will pass through mahy jungles with many endangered species found in Nepal like Red Panda and Lophophorous (Danphe). Walking for around 3 to 3.5 hours you will reach Chhomrong valley. We rest for half an hour in Chhomrong Valley. Thereafter, we ascend directly towards Sinuwa the top of the valley. We walk for around 1.5 hours and reach our destination of today. We rest this day in a guesthouse.

This day, we rise early in the morning and have a good breakfast for energizing for the day's trek. We will descend the stone staircases and then cross the Chhomrong River. After half an hour of the trek, we climb high above the Modi River on its west bank. We will also pass through the bamboo forests alongside red forests filled with rhododendron and even oaks.

Then we ascend to Kuldi and then get down to Dovan or we can call it Himalaya. We will rest our day in a guest house in Himalaya.

Ahead you will also cross the glacial river and pass the avalanche-prone areas, steep ravines, and scenic surroundings.

Today we travel towards the ultimate ascend of the trip, Annapurna Base Camp.

We start along the Modi River to the Himalayan Hotel. Marching along the stone stairs and past the avalanche-prone area, Hinku cave (a cave used by trekkers and locals for overnight stays many times), the ascent continues to Deurali village trekking past huge boulders.

From Deurali, the last settlement before the base camp located at the foothill of Fishtail Mountain, we enter into the rocky trail of glacial moraine surrounded by sparser vegetation which gradually gives way to the snowy landscape. Along the steep ravine and moraine trail, we reach the base of sacred Fishtail Mountain which is restricted to climbing. The view of Annapurna massifs, Fishtail Mountain itself, Gaganpurna Mountain, and several others from this base camp is marvelous.

Continuing our climb along rocky terrain and through the route surrounded by the moraine ridge of Annapurna South and Hiuchuli Peak, we reach the destination for today, the base camp of Annapurna Mountain. Marvel at the panoramic views of the Himalayas from the base camp and witness the breathtaking sunset over these lofty peaks as you spend the night here. Overnight stay at Annapurna Base Camp.

Commencing with an early morning climb to witness a breathtaking sunrise while enjoying a delightful breakfast, the expedition circles back to Bamboo for an overnight sojourn. Our trek will encompass approximately six hours of hiking, and we will spend the night at a Guest House located in Bamboo.

Observing the marvelous scenery of glittering and soaring Himalayas such as the Annapurna range, Fishtail Peak, and others from Ghandruk, we trek ahead and along the rural trail reach to Komrong and descent to the Kimrong River. Across the river, the uphill walk continues to Taulung and heads on to Jhinu Danda past a steep trail.

In Jhinu, there is a famous hot water spring. You can take a relaxing natural shower and forget all the discomforts and difficulties of the trek. Stay overnight in Jhinu Danda.

Finally, our trekking trail ends in Jhinu Danda. From there we will travel for around 2-2.5 hours to reach Pokhara in a shared jeep.

After a long adventure in the vicinity of Annapurna and Fishtail Mountains, we shall today enjoy the beautiful scenery and sights of Pokhara, the tourist center and adventure hub of Nepal. From the quaint and beautiful Phewa Lake, which has a reflection of Fishtail Mountain on clear weather days, and from the shy Davi’s Fall to the natural caves of Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave, and Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave (it has a small Lord Shiva temple), travelers have a lot to visit.

The Mountaineering Museum provides information on the history of mountaineering, local culture, tradition, and communities in the surrounding areas whereas boating on Fewa Lake shall give you immense pleasure. The World Peace Stupa which overlooks the Fewa Lake is another attraction in Pokhara. After exploring the scenery and heritages in Pokhara take a rest in your hotel. Stay overnight in Pokhara. 

From the lake city of Nepal today we shall head for the town famous for its conservation area with rare wildlife and vegetation, unique Tharu culture and tradition, and scenic sub-tropical landscape. After early morning breakfast, we will drive to Chitwan – check into our jungle lodge, and embark on a wildlife Tharu village tour.

Today we shall have a short excursion in this beautiful town of central Nepal as tomorrow we shall have a day full of wildlife observation and jungle activities. Enjoy the typical Tharu (a popular indigenous community of Nepal) dance by the locals and enjoy the delicious food served by these people. Stay overnight in Chitwan at our Resort and prepare for a day of jungle activities tomorrow. 

After breakfast amidst the sweet chirping of birds, we set out for a full day of jungle activities. Highlights of these activities include Jungle Walking (into the lush, green, and lively forests of Chitwan which are full of biodiversity), Elephant Back Riding Safari across streams & Elephant safari into the jungles.

Another star attraction you shall enjoy watching and taking part in is the Elephant-bathing activity at the bank of Narayani River beside the visit to the Elephant Breeding Center at the eventide. Along with the supper, you shall enjoy a scintillating Tharu cultural stick dance that adds beauty and genuine excitement to watch in the evening at dinner time. Overnight at our resort.

The exploration of natural beauty continues until breakfast as many ‘not to be missed’ activities remain. We start our exploration early in the morning sunrise & then go for a Boating trip in Rapti River followed by the Bird watching a program in this city full of natural diversity and richness on the cultural and natural fronts.

After Breakfast, you will drive to Kathmandu and have some rest in your free time and in the evening you may stroll around in the streets of Kathmandu to explore the roadside market on the cobbled streets, ancient temples narrow streets full of life. Stay overnight at your Hotel in Kathmandu.

    The journey full of adventure, excitement, enriching experiences, and exploration of natural, historical, and cultural heritage has now ended today. If you haven’t extended your stay in Nepal, we shall assist you with your onward flight to your destination.

    Our representative shall escort you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight. We are sure that you’ve enjoyed one of the best holidays trip ever & will go back home with unforgettable memories of this wonderful country. It’s been wonderful knowing you. We hope to see you again in the future!!!

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    Cost Details


    • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
    • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
    • Two nights’ accommodation with full board meal in a 3-star category hotel and guided activities
    • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
    • Three meals a day during the trek
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • Kathmandu city tours, tour guides, and private transportation
    • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide.
    • Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment. 
    • Accident insurance for all staff
    • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
    • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
    • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
    • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
    • Government taxes & office service charge


    • Personal Travel insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or the equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
    • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
    • Hot showers during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free
    • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
    • Single Supplement Fee $200

    Useful Info

    In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

    Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

    Hotel and Accommodation:

    Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiast and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodation as you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodation around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door.  So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.

    We provide you with the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During your Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill Trek, we provide you with the basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. We put us every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places). 

    In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan for the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.

    Food and Beverages:

    All the food and Beverages included on the package of Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill Trek are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.


    We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Likewise, we provide tourist bus transportation for your trip. However, you have the other options as the direct flight to Pokhara or traveling through private vehicles such as cars or van.

    You have to pay additional for the transportation which is excluded from our package. You can send us an inquiry for the latest price details for private transportation and flight tickets.

    Luggage and Backpack:

    The main luggage of yours will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.

    Guide and Porters on Trek:

    We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek.  Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.

    Personnel Expenses:

    Personnel Expenses largely influenced your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill Trek. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get a significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provided to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10% of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.

    Rescue and Evacuation:

    Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with a serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.   

    Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:

    The Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill Trek is available on both fixed departure and private basis, If you are looking for a group to join then please check our fixed departures dates and ask for availability or if you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues then you are invited to choose any date at your convenient timeframe for any number of people.

    Booking Requirements

    Please provide us your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 20 to 30 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay rest of the amount before the trip. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer or online. Please visit here for payment details.

    Cancellation Policy

    If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellation of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearranging the schedule.

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