Trip Facts

  • Duration:13 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Trip Profile:Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Jungle Safari
  • Geography:Forests/Hills/Terai Plains
  • Location:Kaski/Chitwan
  • Accommodation:Hotel/Tea house/Lodge/Resort
  • Meals:All meals included during the trekking and safari
  • Ethnic People:Gurung/Tharu/ Brahmin
  • Religious:Hindu/Buddhist
  • Transportation:Tourist bus/Private vehicle
  • Group Size:01-10 Pax

Highlight

  • Drive to the city of beauty Pokhara
  • Trek through many beautiful villages
  • Cross through Machhapuchhre Base Camp
  • Visit the Annapurna Base Camp and enjoy the magnificent view of the Annapurna range
  • Explore the Chitwan National Park and Jungle Safari
  • Enjoy the scenic drive in the hills and plains of Nepal
  • Relish the culture and traditions of the Gurung and Tharu communities
  • Experience all three geographical landscape of Nepal
     

Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Safari covers all three geographical landscape of Nepal. To the one who wants to explore Nepal at all, this is the best trek package. From cool hills to cold mountains and again from mountains to hot terai, you will make a great adventure. The trip by the Himalaya Land Treks offers you the experience of trekking in the mountains and Chitwan jungle safari and witness the wildlife. You also get to observe the varieties of culture and traditions of Nepal. You can study the differences in the lifestyle of people living in the hilly, mountain, and Terai region. Annappurna base camp trek with Chitwan jungle safari is designed with such a concept to give you a overall glimpses of both trekking adventure and jungle safari experience.

Major Attractions In Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Safari

Observe the stunning beauty of Pokhara

Your trek starts as you drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Another choice is to take a flight to Pokhara. Here, you get to experience the immense beauty of nature. Silent Lakes, nasty springs, and the busy streets of Pokhara make your heart stay there. This is not to be left the place during the Annapurna base camp trek.

Explore ethnic Gurung culture and Community

Exploring picturesque landscape you pass through many beautiful villages. Your journey is cherished with a warm gesture of the Gurung community. You’ll drive to alluring villages like Siwai, Chhomrong, Ghandruk,  Bamboo village. These villages reflect the ancient culture in unique ways. Their lifestyle teaches us unity and harmony. From here, you’ll get to see the beautiful view of the Himalayas like Annapurna (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and many more.

Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)

Finally, the next day, you’ll trek to the Base camp of Annapurna crossing the Machhapuchhre Base camp. You explore the base camp for a day. In fact, the Annapurna Base Camp trek is a two in one trek. You get to visit two famous mountain base camps on a single trip. That’s why the Annapurna sanctuary trek is worthy.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is the first national park of Nepal. It is also the UNESCO enlisted World Heritage Site. The jeep safari through the national park gives you a chance to explore many flora and fauna. It is very famous for one-horned rhino. You will also explore the Tharu community and enjoy their traditional music and dance on this trip. 

Best time to do this trek

The best time for Annapurna Base Camp trek with safari is spring and autumn as the weather is clear and you get nice views. Monsoon is not preferred to be good to travel.

Alternate Packages

If you don’t want to follow this trek route and access for equally adventurous short route then you can go through the following link Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Short Poon Hill sunrise trek Trek. For those who want a more adventurous trek then please check our next trek package through the following link Short Annapurna Base Camp trek, Annapurna Sanctuary trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Annapurna Panoramic trek with rafting.

We, Himalaya Land Treks, are a travel operator and are providing the best services for decades. We provide you with the necessary transportation and accommodation facilities. Porters and experienced guides are also the main features that we have in our company. We guarantee that your Annapurna base camp trek with safari will be one of the best travel experience.

Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Safari

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4265ft)

Overnight at 3 star Hotel

A Himalaya Land Treks’ representative will pick you up at Tribhuwan International Airport and drive you to the hotel. You will freshen up and then the tour guide will come and give a brief description of the trek. You can go shopping and prepare for the trek as well. If the time is enough, you can roam around the city. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2690ft) by Tourist bus, 7 hours' drive (Option: private transport or domestic flight)

6-7 hrs
Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast

Next day, you will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. You can either go by tourist bus or take private transport as per your need. You can also take a flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu which will be fast and you’ll get to visit some of the popular places in Pokhara like Davis Falls, Phewa Lake, Mahendra Cave, etc. You can visit Sarangkot in the evening to view the amazing sunset. After sunset, you can chill at the lakeside. You’ll have dinner and take rest. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Siwai by private jeep and trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7119ft), and 2 hours' drive and 5 hours walk.

5 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Next day, your trekking day starts. Firstly, you’ll drive to Siwai on a private jeep. You’ll pass Nayapul and take right as you reach Birethanti and then stop at Siwai. You head towards Kimche and reach Ghandruk, a beautiful Gurung village. Then, you climb up for an hour up to Kimrong Danda. On the way, you get views of Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and Gangapurna (7454m). Further, you descend on a steep trail and reach Kimrong River and reach Chhomrong.

Day 4: Trek from Chhmorong to Bamboo (2,335m/7661ft) Walking 5 hours.

5 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

After a warm breakfast, you start towards Bamboo. You descend from the 2500 stone steps and cross the bridge above Chhomrong River. The trek heads north along the Modi River for the entire duration. Then, you’ll ascend uphill towards Sinuwa. Next, you’ll pass through a forest to Khuldighar and then descend to Bamboo. Overnight stay in Bamboo.

Day 5: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3,230m/10597ft) Walking 5 hours.

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

From Bamboo, you trek through a bamboo forest then ascend gradually with a few steep sections. After some walking, you’ll get out of the forest and get a view of glacial rivers. Then, you’ll climb upwards through a drier forest and stop at Hinku cave. You can see the trail heading downwards to the river and then from the bottom you climb up to Deurali. Overnight stay in Deurali.

Day 6: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13550ft). Walking 4/5 hours.

4-5 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Finally, you’ll trek to Annapurna Base Camp on this day. You'll gently climb through a river bed and walk on a steep trail to the mountainside. You’ll cross Machhapuchhre Base camp and the trek up to this place is strenuous. From Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you get nice views of Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna III (7555m), and many other mountains. The vegetation area is out of sight as you trek towards Annapurna Base camp. You get nice panoramic views of Annapurna I (8091m) along with numerous other Himalayas in the Annapurna range. Overnight stay in Annapurna Base camp.

Day 7: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,335m/7661ft). Walking 6 hours

6 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Early morning after breakfast, you start your return journey from Annapurna Base Camp. The trek isn’t that difficult as you have to trek downhill. You will have a nice company of mountain views along the whole journey which will be a supportive aspect. Your first trek to Deurali and after lunch continue down to Bamboo. Overnight stay in Bamboo.

Day 8: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1,760m/5774ft), walking 6 hours

6 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

From Bamboo, you’ll head to Jhinu Danda. You start with an uphill trek to Kuldighar and then descend towards Chhomrong River. Then, you’ll climb the stone stairs to Chhomrong. Further, from Chhomrong leaving the path we came, you take the next path with a little descend to Jhinu Danda. You can enjoy the hot-spring which is a 15-minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda. Overnight stay in Jhinu Danda.

Day 9: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Siwai and drive back to Pokhara (820m/2690ft), 5 hours walk and 2.30 hours' drive

7-8 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch

From Jhinu Danda, you’ll trek to Siwai and see the nice landscape of the hills. You pass Kyumi village and reach Siwai. Then, after lunch, you’ll drive to Pokhara passing Birethanti and Nayapul. After reaching Pokhara, you’ll check in to a hotel and enjoy the evening at the lakeside. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Day 10: Drive to Chitwan, Sauraha/Chitwan Excursion (415m/1362ft), 5 Hrs

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Dinner

Next day, you’ll drive to Chitwan after breakfast. You rest at Muglin and head to Narayanghat along the Trishuli river. After you reach Narayanghat, you’ll take left and enter Sauraha, Chitwan National Park. You’ll check in to a hotel and explore the local village of Tharu people. You can also watch the Tharu cultural dance and listen to their traditional music and songs. Overnight stay in Chitwan.

Day 11: Full day Chitwan Jungle Safari (415m/1362ft)

Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Early morning, you’ll take your breakfast and then go on a short walk to elephant breeding center. Then, you'll take an elephant safari that takes around one and a half hours. After lunch, you’ll go on a jeep safari in the deep forest of Chitwan National Park. You drive into the jungle for about 5 hours and can even witness one-horned rhinoceros, Asiatic elephant, and Mugger Crocodile that have been preserved in the national park. You return to your hotel after the safari and then prepare for your return. Overnight stay in Chitwan.

Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu (1,300m/4265ft) by Tourist Bus 5 hours (Option: private transport or domestic flight) | Farewell Dinner

5-6 hrs
Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast/Farewell Dinner

Last day of the trek, you’ll return to Kathmandu via tourist bus, private transport or flight. If you get enough time after you reach Kathmandu, you can go sightseeing around the capital city with a local guide. You can visit the heritage sites that are in the Kathmandu valley. In the evening, you’ll have a farewell dinner hosted by the Himalaya Land Treks. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 13: Transfer to airport for final departure.

Breakfast

After breakfast and bidding goodbye, our representative will drop you to the Airport for your final departure. Or if you’re looking for more fun and sightseeing, we can help you with that too.

Inclusion

  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure
  • Pre trek meeting.
  • 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights. 
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu-Chitwan travel on a deluxe tourist bus. 
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS ).
  • Trekking equipment: down-filled sleeping bag, walking poles and a duffel bag.
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food, and lodging.
  • Private Jeep transport Pokhara to Nayapul.
  • Private Transport Siwai to Pokhara by jeep.
  • Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice. 
  • All meals included during the trek and Chitwan.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies.    
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after dinner.
  • Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water. 
  • Oxi-meter: To check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation to ABC and return.
  • All mountain accommodation (Soft, comfort, private room with shared toilet). 
  • 3-star Hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Resort in Chitwan. 
  • All jungle activities in Chitwan.
  • The facility of nature guides during the safari.
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit.
  • All government and local taxes. 
  • Souvenir: Himalaya Land treks t-shirt and Trekking Route map. 
  • Farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

Exclusion

  • Nepal visa (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • The cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Hot showers, Wi-Fi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst on trekking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Tip for guide, porter, and drivers.

Check List

  • Health Requirement arranged 
  • Money:  Cash/Credit Card 
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu 
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea.
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat, Sunhat/bandana,  Scarf, Sunglass, Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore-tex
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu)
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months
  • T-Shirts 3 or 4
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Reading/ writing materials
  • Thermals Upper and lower  
  • Extra warm clothing during winter ( December to March) 
     

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date

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