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Annapurna Base Camp Meditation Trek (15 Days)

Annapurna Base Camp is undoubtedly one of the most trekked destinations in the world. Rich biodiversity, beautiful culture and presence of the mountains make the entire trek blissful. The aura is set by the ethnic communities settled throughout the trek. The beauty of Annapurna base camp trek is heavily supported by the local tea house lodges owned and operated by locals. Teahouses are highly acclaimed for offering comfortable accommodation, warm meals and beautiful folklores.

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek has maintained a tag of premier trekking destination for over two decades. Even in the present day this trek is one of the best in Nepal. Thousands of trekkers are attracted every year to Annapurna base camp because of its accessibility.

We have beautifully combined one of the highly acclaimed trekking routes with the best Buddhist medidational and healing practices in the country. The idea of doing so is to help discover your inner self through the means of nature and spirituality. You will meditate and live in the monastery with the monks and learn meditation with a renowned teacher of Buddhism.  

Annapurna Base Camp trek is no doubt one of the best short treks that traverses a huge variety of terrain. Walking through the rice terrace of the lower land to the glacier moraine is amazing. The views of highest Himalayas on earth as well will certainly be awe – inspiring moment for you. You will get a chance to see two of the highest mountains in the world and also the rare biodiversity. You will have an opportunity to eat local food, drink local winery and even wear traditional attire. With the trek and the meditation you will not only learn the Nepalese terrain, way of life and adventure but also have a feeling of fullfillment in life. Book this trek today!

Short Itinerary:

Day 1Arrival and Hotel/Hostel Transfer
Day 2Trek preparation and Last Minute Shopping
Day 3Bus to Pokhara(8,20m/2,690ft)
Day 4Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk(1,940m/6,360 ft): 5 - 6 hours
Day 5Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,120ft): 5 - 6 hours
Day 6Chomrong to Himalaya(2,310m/7,578ft): 4 - 5 hours
Day 7Himalaya to Machhapuchhre Base Camp(3,700m/12,139ft): 4 -5 hours
Day 8MBC to ABC (4,130m/13,550ft): 3 – 4 hours
Day 9ABC to Bamboo(2,310m/7,579ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 10Bamboo to Jhinu dada(1,780m/5,840ft): 5 – 6 Hours
Day 11Jhinu Dada to Sewai (Hiking -2 hrs ) and Sewai to Pokhara (by Bus - 3 hrs ) (820m/2,690ft)
Day 12Meditation - Yoga - Buddhist teachings
Day 13Meditation - Yoga - Buddhist teachings
Day 14Meditation - Yoga - Buddhist teachings
Day 15Pokhara to Kathmandu
Best Seasons:
Spring(April, June, July), Winter(February, March, April), Fall(September, October, November),
Number of Days:
15 Days
Day 1
Arrival and Hotel/Hostel Transfer

Places Visited: Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport Hotel Prince Plaza

Activities: No Activiti Briefing

Thank you for choosing Annapurna base camp trek as your next adventure destination! On this day you arrive to Kathmandu and we transfer you to your accommodation. You rest and rejuvenate for days to come. You can as well explore the surrounding and get to know a little about the country and culture.

Day 2
Trek preparation and Last Minute Shopping

Places Visited: Thamel Hotel Prince Plaza

Activities: Shopping Briefing

You will meet your trek leader on this day and he would brief you about trekking in Nepal and your chosen destination. Meanwhile, the back office staff will prepare all required permits for your trekking. later in the day, you will do the last minute shopping for your trekking along with your guide. While our back office staff get ready preparing permits from the government offices, our guides help you get acquainted with the country by taking you to the most happening market in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Bus to Pokhara(8,20m/2,690ft)

Places Visited: Thamel Bus Park Pokhara Pokhara Tourist Bus Park Lake Side

Activities: Travelling on Bus Briefing

On this day we have our breakfast by 6:00 a.m. in the morning and head towards tourist Bus Park at Thamel and board a tourist bus to Pokhara. The bus ride will take around 7 hours through curvy roads of hilly terrain with couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch. The drive to Pokhara on one of the major highways is exhilarating with beautiful views of never leaving tributaries, lush green hills and roadside settlements.

Day 4
Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk(1,940m/6,360 ft): 5 - 6 hours

Places Visited: Nayapul Ghandruk

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

We head out early on curvy country road for around 1.5 hours until we reach Nayapul. The trek on foot starts from here and as soon as we cross the confluence of Modi river over a rustic bridge. Once on foot and half an hour later we get our permits checked in the village of Birethanti and move further. The first day of trek is easy compared with days to come and very short. With breaks in between, we trek for 4 hours, until we arrive at Ghandruk. The difficult section is the 2500 man made steps all the way to Ghandruk. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 5
Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,120ft): 5 - 6 hours

Places Visited: Ghandruk Chomrong

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

On a clear day we wake up with splendid views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre, from Ghandruk. We ascend for the first 2 and half hours to Kimrong Dada and then steeply descend 2 hours to Kimrong Khola and then finally accent on famous steps to Chomrong for 3 hours. Most of the walking is done in lush green subtropical forest. Overnight in Chhomrong.

Day 6
Chomrong to Himalaya(2,310m/7,578ft): 4 - 5 hours

Places Visited: Himalaya Chomrong

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

Today is one of the difficult days in the Annapurna base camp trek and one of the longest, with multiple ascents. Starting the day early, it would take around 8 hours to reach himalaya. As soon as we embark on the trails from Chomrong we walk steep downhill until an old suspension bridge. After the bridge we walk on steep hills, on man crafted beautiful slate trails for over 2 hours until we reach bamboo. In this section of the trail we often walk through dense forest of bamboo, oak, rhododendron and dotted fern. Further down the trail, after lunch, we walk for just over 3 hours to reach Himalaya. Bamboo to Dovan and dovan to Himalaya as well is uphill walk. Overnight in Himalaya.

Day 7
Himalaya to Machhapuchhre Base Camp(3,700m/12,139ft): 4 -5 hours

Places Visited: Machhapuchhre Base Camp Himalaya

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

We start the day by hiking a pleasant ascend, making our way through streams and falls until a steep ascend to Hinku and further small but steep hike to Deurali. Immediately after Deurali, the damp trees of lush green forest change into more dry and grassy land. The trail is more relaxed from here onwards but undergoes one of the most adventurous section being it prone to avalanche. The views of distant Machhapuchhre becomes more dominant and we get the first glimpse of majestic Annapurna. On this day we start to feel the effect of altitude. Overnight at Machhapuchhre base camp.

Day 8
MBC to ABC (4,130m/13,550ft): 3 – 4 hours

Places Visited: Annapurna Base Camp Machhapuchhre Base Camp

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

The trek to Annapurna base camp (ABC) from Machhapuchhre base Camp (MBC) takes over 2.5 hours. The walk is basically easier compared to days earlier and the incline is gradual. The views of Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Tent Peak, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Barasinga, Machhapuchhre and few others is very impressive. Overnight at ABC

Day 9
ABC to Bamboo(2,310m/7,579ft): 5 – 6 hours

Places Visited: Bamboo Annapurna Base Camp

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

After taking breakfast at regular time, we trek the same route to Annapurna base camp on the previous day. We first head to MBC followed by Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan and finally Bamboo. We descend for almost 7 hours until we reach Bamboo. Alike every day, we take frequent breaks in between the initial point and final destination. After a long day on trails we rest at a teahouse in Bamboo.

Day 10
Bamboo to Jhinu dada(1,780m/5,840ft): 5 – 6 Hours

Places Visited: Jhinu Danda Bamboo

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

Down through the rivers, crossing streams and bridges and steep uphill for almost 1 hour, we enjoy majority of our trails through lush green forest. Most of this day's walk is on flat trails with gentle up’s and down’s except for one final steep climb for half an hour to Chomrong. We take steep trail downwards from Chomrong to Jhinu danda where waits natural hot springs. We have possibility of enjoying the natural hot springs and rejuvenating for the rest of our journey.

Day 11
Jhinu Dada to Sewai (Hiking -2 hrs ) and Sewai to Pokhara (by Bus - 3 hrs ) (820m/2,690ft)

Places Visited: Jhinu Danda Nayapul Pokhara

Activities: Trekking Hiking Briefing

From Jhinu Danda the trails are easier, ascend and descend is very effortless. We make our way through rustic bridges, patch of villages and jeep tracks. We finally checkout from ACAP at Birethati and walk around 15 minutes to Nayapul At Nayapul we board our vehicle and drive an hour back to Pokhara. By the time we reach Pokhara it is around 5, we can enjoy walking around the Phewa Lake or rest, as per our preference.

Day 12
Meditation - Yoga - Buddhist teachings

Places Visited: Pokhara

Activities: meditation

Your Buddhist philosophy learning, yoga and meditation begins on this day. From today and for the next couple of days you will reside in the monastery to learn Buddhist way of life and practice the same. Overnight in Monastery.

Day 13
Meditation - Yoga - Buddhist teachings

Places Visited: Pokhara

Activities: meditation Yoga

Your activities will be like of the previous day.

Day 14
Meditation - Yoga - Buddhist teachings

Places Visited: Pokhara

Activities: meditation Yoga

Your activities will be like of the previous day.

Day 15
Pokhara to Kathmandu

Places Visited: Pokhara Kathmandu Pokhara Tourist Bus Park Thamel Bus Park Hotel Prince Plaza

Activities: Travelling on Bus Hiking Briefing

The bus ride takes around 7 hours to Kathmandu. The bus traverses through beautiful lush green hills and views of mountains (only in season). Once we reach Kathmandu we transfer you to your accommodation and hence officially come to the end of Annapurna base camp trek.

Price :
USD 900
Note :
15 % Discount for Group Size 5 and Above
What's Included:
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • All government and local taxes
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • Trekking Map
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Two nights in a budget accommodation with breakfast
  • all accommodation in kathmandu
What's Not Included:
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, day backpacks, t-shirt, and trekking map
  • Excess baggage charges
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
Please make sure that you are equipped with following equipments and resuorces before you proceed for this tour package.
  • Sun hat or scarf.
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat.
  • Sunglasses with UV protection.
  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts.
  • Lightweight cotton long pants.
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms.
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal).
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
  • 1 medium sized quick drying towel
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturiser
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti bacterial hands wash
  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • I-pod
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
  • Modest swimsuits (for Kathmandu)

Reviews from our gratified travellers

Jessy Cruz Jessy Cruz

I recommend to all who are considering a trip to Nepal

I recommend to all who are considering a trip to Nepal, to encourage you to make a trek, I personally hize the Anapurna, and more and have had no luck with my guide Uzol, is passionate about the mountain and knows everything perfectly, I went to spectacular sites where indigenous people of this area. To me that that was great because it's really nice to be with all the lucky q live there. I tell you that the English rather little, and with his good humor and sonrrisa made everything perfect. Uzol recommend it as a guide for ecxelente .... But as a person more.

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USD 900

Annapurna Base Camp trek is no doubt one of the best short treks that traverses a huge variety of terrain. Walking through the rice terrace of the lower land to the glacier moraine is amazing.

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Trip Highlights

  • 3 days meditation at Buddhist meditation center
  • Reaching the base camp of 10th highest mountain
  • Accommodating in the houses of indigenous people
  • Natural hot springs of Jhinu
  • Trails through Rhododendron blossoms
  • Witnessing wild animals

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