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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a 'must-do' trek for all trekkers. Walk on Nepal's oldest trekking trail and arrive at the heart of the Annapurna Region. Trek through a typical Nepalese mountain landscape dotted with terraced fields, rhododendron forest, and rustic villages. Swap stories with elderly Gurung and Magar villages, many of whom have served in the British army, and yes, marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Annapurna peaks.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to one of Nepal’s most popular trekking trails. The first trekkers to Nepal had trodden on these paths, and you walk on the same trail taken by the pioneers. Visit the settlements of the brave Gurkha warriors and set foot on Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). The trek to ABC leads you to a wondrous world of snow and ice. Step on a glacial sanctuary fortified by the spectacular Annapurna Massif. Celebrate the incomparable beauty of the Himalayas at Annapurna Base Camp. You lie in a frozen ring of 7,000 and 8,000-meter peaks, including Annapurna I, the tenth highest mountain in the world.

Your Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts from Kimchi village. From the first day’s trek to the last, our experienced trekking guide will be there to lend support and guidance. Hike past traditional Gurung villages and green terraced fields neatly sculpted on mountainsides. The forked summit of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak) looms over the trail. Annapurna Region has seen a major development in the past few years, yet the route to Annapurna Base Camp remains untouched. It is a joy to walk beneath soaring Himalayan peaks and trees laden with flowers.

During spring, the trail bursts into a profusion of pink, red and white rhododendron blooms. In addition, on the last leg of your trek, enjoy a relaxing dip at Jhinu Danda’s hot springs. Finally, in Pokhara, get nostalgic at Phewa Lake. Gaze at the reflection of peaks under whose shadows you had walked.

If you are reasonably fit and looking for a high-altitude walk lasting for just over a week, then this Annapurna Base Camp Trek is just right for you. Within eleven days, you will be able to reach an elevation of 4,130m, visit two base camps (Annapurna Base Camp and Machhapuchhre Base Camp), and stand at a natural amphitheater, close to some of the world’s highest peaks. 

Trip Highlights

  • Follow a classic route to Annapurna Base Camp in the Annapurna Region
  • Visit the spectacular Annapurna Sanctuary
  • Stand beneath the Annapurna Massif, including Annapurna I (8,091m)
  • Walk through mountain villages of the brave Gurkha soldiers. The Annapurna base camp Trek route crosses a typical Nepalese countryside (terraced fields, mountainside villages), rhododendron forests, two base camps, and a hot spring. Sample Gurung hospitality.
  • Enjoy a relaxing soak at Jhinu Danda’s natural hot spring.

Is This Trip Suitable For You?

  • Graded moderate, anyone who is reasonably fit and is used to walking on hilly terrain can do this Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • You will have to trek for eight days on an uphill and downhill trail. Minimum you will be walking for 1 hour and maximum 8 hours. On average, you will have to walk for 5 to 6 hours each day. 
  • The highest point reached during the trek is the Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130m. No technical climbing is involved. You get to enjoy phenomenal close-up views of Annapurna Massif without any technical climbing.
  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek is easier and shorter than other high-altitude treks, like EBC Trek.

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Day 2 Fly to Pokhara (800m/2,624ft.), drive to Kimchi and trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6364ft.)
Day 3 Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,118ft)
Day 4 Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,577ft)
Day 5 Trek to Deurali (3,230m/10,595ft)
Day 6 Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,547ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,136ft)
Day 7 Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,577ft)
Day 8 Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,760m/5,773ft)
Day 9 Trek to Matque (1,070m/3,510ft) drive to Pokhara (800m/2,624ft)
Day 10 Fly to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Day 11 Final Departure

Video Highlights


Route Map

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)

Transfer to Hotel and Trek Preparation

Welcome to Kathmandu! Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Meet your trek leader at the pre-trip meeting held later in the day. A briefing by your trek leader on your Annapurna adventure will follow.  Listen carefully as your trek leader describes in detail the trail and what to expect during the trek.

Further, check your gears for the final time. If you have forgotten an item, you can buy or hire it from any shop selling trekking gear. Again, get suggestions from your trek leader. Later, head to the lively tourist hub of Thamel. We recommend you schedule your arrival in Kathmandu in the morning or during the day to enable you to attend the group briefing. After the meeting, you can take a stroll around Thamel, Kathmandu's tourist hub. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Fly to Pokhara (800m/2,624ft.), drive to Kimchi and trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6364ft.)

Duration: 25 minutes flight, 2:30 hrs drive, 2 hours (2 km) trek
Ghandruk Village Ghandruk, a traditional Gurung village and home to brave Gurkha soldiers

Get up early and prepare to leave Kathmandu. From the domestic airport in Kathmandu, take a scenic flight to Pokhara, a pretty lakeside town. On reaching Pokhara, board a vehicle and drive to Kimchi.

A two and a half hours drive brings you to this small settlement from where your trek begins. Climb on well-laid stone steps to Ghandruk, a traditional Gurung village and home to brave Gurkha soldiers. Explore the village. There are many interesting places you can head to, like the Gurung Museum for instance. There’s also a Buddhist Monastery nearby. Immerse yourself in the local mountain culture while interacting with the villagers. Enjoy fantastic views of Annapurna Himal.

Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 3: Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,118ft)

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Walk past terraced fields, and follow a winding route down to Kimrong Khola, occasionally passing through cascading waterfalls. From time to time, stop for a while to take in the views. Next, cross a bridge and after that take a steep ascent via a stone staircase to Chhomrong, another Gurung village; as soon as you reach the village, head towards a teahouse and rest your aching muscles.

From Chhomrong, the snowy walls of Annapurna South and Machhapucchre (Fishtail Peak) seem very close. Please take pictures and let the majestic beauty of the mountains work its magic on you.

Overnight in Chhomrong.

Day 4: Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,577ft)

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (7 km) trek

Today’s trek involves more steep descents and ascents on stone staircases. Walk down a flight of steps to Chhomrong Khola and cross the metal suspension bridge, and an uphill hike through a wooded trail filled with oak, bamboo, and rhododendron trees brings you to Khuldighar.

From Khuldighar, take an easy descent down to Bamboo, your stop for the night. Bamboo is made up of a cluster of teahouses catering to trekkers on the Annapurna trail.

Overnight in Bamboo.

Day 5: Trek to Deurali (3,230m/10,595ft)

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek

Hike through a track shaded by thickets of bamboo. The path opens up after the Himalaya Hotel offering delightful views of the glacial river flowing down the valley. Your itinerary involves a steep ascent to the historic Hinku Cave that served as an overnight camp for the first group of climbers daring to ascend Annapurna I. Follow an undulating path till you reach Deurali, a small settlement with few blue-roofed stone huts. As you gain altitude, the temperature begins to dip, and you begin to feel the cold, especially at night.

Overnight in Deurali.

Day 6: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,547ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,136ft)

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8 km) trek
Annapurna Base Camp Annapurna Base Camp, at 4,130 meters above sea level

Leave Deurali behind and make a quick descent down to a glacial river. To reach ABC, you need first to cross Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Enter the Machhapuchhre Base Camp through a narrow valley flanked by steep mountainsides. The walk through the ‘natural gateway’ to Annapurna Sanctuary (abode of the gods according to local folklore) is an unforgettable experience, one that you will remember long after your trek is over. As you get higher, the tree line disappears, and the vegetation gets sparser.

From Machhapuchhre Base Camp enjoy glorious views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail peak), Annapurna III, Gangapurna and Hiunchuli. Though the area is known as Machhapuchhre Base Camp, climbing on the peak is strictly forbidden. The mountain is a guardian deity of the locals. Ascend higher till you reach Annapurna Base Camp. The base camp lies in a valley surrounded by glaciers and the grand peaks of the Annapurna Massif. The awe-inspiring sight will be enough to melt away all your aches and pains!

Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp.

Day 7: Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,577ft)

Walking Distance: 7–8 hours (16.5 km) trek
Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak) Glorious views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak)

The first thing you do is get up early to catch the sun rising over the snowy peaks. Secondly, head down to the Annapurna Sanctuary to witness this phenomenal sight. Watch the spectacular display of light and color as the first rays of the sun touch the frozen peaks, making them seem like a ring of melted gold. Capture this moment in your mind and your camera to be treasured forever.

Explore the glacial bowl and stand beneath the icy circle formed by the peaks of Annapurna Himal, including Annapurna South, Tharpu Chuli, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III & IV, and Annapurna I, the tenth highest mountain in the world. Later on, take a long descent down to Bamboo.

Overnight in Bamboo.

Day 8: Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,760m/5,773ft)

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (9 km) trek

Today from Bamboo, head to Jhinu Danda, a beautiful settlement famous for its natural hot springs. Follow an up and down trail past a verdant trail. Hike through Chhomrong before you make a final descent to the ridge-top settlement of Jhinu Danda, your overnight stop.

After checking into the teahouse, immediately walk down to the riverside and relax your tired muscles with a dip in the naturally heated pool. Later, head to a teahouse and celebrate the completion of your trek with the crew and team members.

Overnight in Jhinu Danda.

Day 9: Trek to Matque (1,070m/3,510ft) drive to Pokhara (800m/2,624ft)

Walking Distance: 1-2 hours (3 km) trek, 2: 30 hours drive

The last leg of your trek takes you to Siwai. Walk past terraced fields and traditional farms till you reach Siwai. As soon as you get there, board a vehicle and head to Pokhara.

Once you arrive in Pokhara, check into your hotel. International, as well as domestic tourists, frequently visit the lakeside city. The rest of the day is for you to spend it on your own. Take a well-deserved rest or stroll around the lakeside area. Sit by the serene Phewa Lake, gazing at Machhpuchhre’s reflection and colorful boats. If you want to see more of Pokhara, you can book a half-day guided sightseeing tour at an extra cost.

Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)

Duration : 25 minutes flight

Take an afternoon flight to Kathmandu. Before you fly back to the capital, you can visit the popular sightseeing spots of Pokhara or try paragliding. These activities will incur extra costs.

Once you arrive in Kathmandu, check into your hotel. Take rest for as long as you like. Later on, go souvenir shopping or visit some places of interest. Celebrate the conclusion of your Nepal Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a complimentary farewell dinner with your guide or a representative from our office.

Overnight in Kathmandu. 

Day 11: Final Departure

You will be driven to the airport in due time to catch your flight (three hours prior to the scheduled departure). If you want you can extend your trip and explore more of the country. Choose from our vast range of itineraries or allow us to customize a tour for you. Bid goodbye to Nepal!

Best Time to Travel

Spring (March to May) and autumn (mid-September to November) are considered the best seasons to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The weather stays dry and clear during these times, making it ideal for trekking and enjoying unobstructed views of mountains. The days are warm, and the nights chilly. On the downside, however, these are peak seasons, and the trails get crowded and busy.

During spring, the rhododendron forests covering the trail burst into colorful pink, white and red blooms. Walking through the hills covered with rhododendron blooms against the backdrop of the snowy Himalayas will seem like a walk through paradise.

Autumn is the most popular season for Annapurna Base Camp Trek. With the end of the wet monsoon season, which clears the skies of dust and impurities, you can enjoy crystal clear views during this season. Timing your trek around late September or October will allow you to experience the most important festivals of the Nepalese Dashain and Tihar. These festivals celebrated by Hindus last for several days. Expect good food, merry-making, dance, and music at all the villages along the trail. 

You can also opt for a monsoon or winter trek if you want to avoid the crowds. You can enjoy some off-season discounts at teahouses which remain mostly empty during these times. But you should be ready to face some discomforts (rain, snow, and extreme cold) if you take to the trail at these times.


Getting to Annapurna Base Camp

First, you need to travel to Pokhara, which can be done by taking a flight or driving overland. Many private airline companies operate daily flights on the Kathmandu- Pokhara route. Taking a flight may be expensive, but it saves you time and is more comfortable. In less than 30 minutes, you reach your destination.

If you are traveling on a budget, you can opt to travel by tourist coach or a local bus. The journey takes around 6 to 7 hours. The tourist bus to Pokhara departs daily from Sorahkhutte and Thamel at 7 AM. If you want to travel like locals, you need to go to Naya Bus Park in Gongabu and get yourself a bus ticket to Pokhara. There are also micro vans or Hiace vans that leave for Pokhara at intervals of 1 to 2 hours daily. Private vehicles are also available on hire. The vehicle comes with a driver, and rental charges vary according to the size and type of the vehicle.

As per our itinerary, you travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara and vice versa by flight. Due to the mountainous terrain, aircrafts used for domestic flights in Nepal tend to be small and light. Therefore, you will be flying either in a 70 to 47 seater ATR, 30 seater Jetstream, or 18 seaters Beechcraft. The 25 minutes flight lets you enjoy incredible views of Himalayan peaks.

On reaching Pokhara, you board a private vehicle and drive to the trailhead of your trek, Kimchi. The drive, on a pitched highway, lasts for a little over two hours. From Kimchi, you trek to Annapurna Base Camp and return by foot to Matque. On the last day of your trek, you will be picked up from Matque and driven to Pokhara.


Entry Permits & Requirements

The permits you need for Annapurna Base Camp Trek are –

  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Entry Permit, and
  • TIMS (Tourist Information Management System) card.

Both Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Entry Permit and TIMS Card can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board’s Office in Kathmandu or Tourist Information Centre in Pokhara.

To get these permits, you need to provide the following documents and information:

  • Copy of your passport
  • 2 Passport-sized photos
  • Dates when your trek starts and ends
  • Itinerary/route
  • Entry and exit points
  • Emergency Contact Information (local and home country’s)
  • Travel Insurance Details

Permit Fees: Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Entry Permit: NRS 3000 per person for foreigners, NRS 1000 for citizens of SAARC countries, and NRS 100 for Nepalese.

TIMS Card: NRS 1000 if you are trekking with a guide. NRS 2000 for free individual trekker (FIT). For SAARC country nationals, NRS 300 is trekking with a guide and NRS 600 for a solo trekker.

You won’t have to worry about queuing up to get the permits as the company, or our guides will arrange all the permits for you.


Altitude Sickness & Acclimatization

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to the foot of the tenth highest in the world, Annapurna I (8,091m). The highest point of your trek is Annapurna Base Camp, at 4,130 meters above sea level. Here the air is thin, which will make breathing a bit difficult.

To let your body get used to the thin air, you need to walk slowly, steadily and keep your body hydrated. If you try to hasten and walk fast to reach your destination in less time, chances are you may suffer from AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness.

AMS symptoms like dizziness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, fatigue, etc., are seen at elevations above 2000 meters. Taking Diamox and a good night’s rest may work for mild cases. Drinking plenty of fluids (water, tea, soup, etc.) and keeping your body hydrated will also help keep the sickness at bay.

One should take necessary precautions to ensure that the condition does not worsen. But if the symptoms worsen, one may have to return to a lower elevation and get medical help. In the worst-case scenario, an air evacuation will be arranged, where the patient will be flown to Kathmandu to receive medical aid. AMS, if untreated or ignored, can take your life.

Experts and veteran guides have designed this ABC Trek itinerary. The trek is well-paced and allows your body to gradually get used to low oxygen levels in the mountain air.

The chart given below will give you a rough idea of the oxygen level in the atmosphere on the trail.

Altitude

Oxygen Level

1000m/3,281ft

88%

2500m/8,202ft

73%

3000m/9,843ft

68%

3500m/11,483ft

64%

4000m/13,123ft

60%

4500m/14,764ft

57%


Drinking Water

It is important to keep your body hydrated on the trail as dehydration also causes AMS. Therefore, one should drink at least 3-4 liters of fluid.

To tackle the menace of plastic waste in the Annapurna region, the sale of bottled water has been banned since 2015. Inside the Annapurna Conservation Area, you will find several safe drinking water stations. However, we highly recommend you carry a reusable water bottle with you, one that can hold hot water. You can use one with a steri pen or an inbuilt filtration system like LifeStraw.

You can also use water purification tablets to treat the water. While the water in the mountains tends to be pure and without impurities, it’s better not to take chances and filter or treat the water before drinking.

Using chlorine or iodine tablets to treat the water may alter its taste. Instead, you can add flavored electrolyte powder (readily available at pharmacies in Kathmandu) to mask the bitter chemical taste. Adding electrolyte to your drinking water may also be beneficial as the minerals (sodium, potassium, magnesium, etc.) you lose while walking gets replenished.

Teahouses offer boiled and filter drinking water at an additional cost. Charges vary according to altitude (the higher you reach, the more expensive it will be) and quantity. You will be charged from USD 1 to 2 for a pot of hot and filtered drinking water.


Internet Connectivity

Internet connection (though erratic and irregular at some places) is available in the Annapurna Region. You can connect with your loved ones while trekking, post updates, and upload pictures on social media. Wi-fi is available at all teahouses. Teahouses charge extra for using their Wi-Fi hotspot.

You can also get a sim card (preferably Ncell) in Kathmandu and purchase internet data to use on your trek. But the mobile internet data only works up to Bamboo. Beyond Bamboo, you can use the Wi-Fi hotspot at the teahouses to access the internet.

Packing Checklist for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

As opposed to popular belief, you don’t need much complicated gear and equipment for an Annapurna adventure. However, here’s a basic checklist of the essential items that you should not forget to bring with you during your Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

  • A sturdy pair of trekking boots with good ankle support
  • Rucksack or daypack (30 liters) with waterproof cover
  • Trekking pants and waterproof trousers
  • T-shirts or shirts
  • Down jacket
  • Wind/ waterproof light jacket
  • Fleece jumper or jacket
  • Inner Thermal (top and trouser)
  • Socks and underwear
  • Sunglasses, sun hat, woolen cap, or balaclava
  • Inner and outer gloves
  • Headlamp, power bank, and extra batteries
  • Sun protection cream, wet wipes, and hand sanitizer
  • Towel, flip-flop or rubber sandal, toiletries
  • Water bottle and water purification tablets
  • 4 season Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping bag liner

These are only some of the essential items. Find a more detailed - Packing List For Trekking In Nepal.

Most of the trekking equipment is available on hire in Kathmandu. Therefore, you can keep your baggage light by only packing the essential items and renting or buying the rest in Kathmandu. Shops in Thamel offer branded as well locally made gear and equipment.

You can leave your spare luggage in your hotel’s storage room. It is completely safe and free. But do make sure to lock your luggage before leaving it at the storage unit.    


Guide(s) & Staff Arrangements

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to the base of an 8,000-meter peak, Annapurna I (8,091m). Having an experienced local guide accompanying you will enrich your trip in so many ways. Trekking with a person who has in-depth knowledge of the mountain will also keep you safe and secure.

When you book a trek with us, we pair you up with one of our local guides. All our guides have experience of more than ten years and have a vast knowledge of the area you are visiting. They have completed the trekking guide course and have the required government license to work as mountain guides. They can communicate in English and have received training on wilderness first aid and crisis management.

A chief guide or trek leader will lead the trek. For every four trekkers, there will be an assistant guide assisting them personally. One porter will carry the luggage of 2 clients. Make sure that your luggage does not exceed 15 kg, as the porter can only carry a weight of 30 kg.

We believe in the ethical treatment of our staff. All our Guides and Porters are provided with weather-appropriate gear and clothing to battle the harsh weather in the mountains. Before the start of a trek, we ensure that our mountain guides are fully insured. They are given fair wages and treated with respect.

We seriously follow the guidelines set by IPPG (International Porter Protection Group) and offer assistance to porters to develop other skills. In addition, a portion of the booking fee goes to fund the education of our field staffs’ kids.


Travel Insurance

For Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you need a good travel insurance policy that offers you coverage for all activities and altitudes included in your itinerary. The highest altitude you reach is 4,130 meters, and your travel insurance should offer you suitable coverage up to this elevation.

Though we take your safety as our number one priority, we cannot rule out mishaps and emergencies that may occur at this altitude. There is less oxygen in the environment, and trekkers usually suffer from Acute Mountain Sickness, which could prove to be fatal if not treated on time.

Walking in a treacherous mountain environment also exposes you to physical injuries. Therefore make sure that your insurance covers the cost of all injuries and emergencies that you can face during this trekking adventure.

Your insurance policy should especially cover the cost of helicopter evacuation and hospitalization in case of an accident or medical emergency, as these happen to be quite expensive. Also, check for vaccination requirements as some travel insurance policies makes it mandatory to immunize yourself before you leave your country. 

Before you decide on a policy, be mindful and don’t forget to read the fine print. For example, it would be advantageous for you also to choose a company that offers insurance cover on domestic and international flight cancellations and lost or stolen baggage.


Trip Safety

We ensure the safety of our clients by following all safety protocols during the trip. This itinerary has been designed by travel experts and veteran guides who have trekked on this route innumerable times.

Our guides always carry a first-aid kit and pulse oximeter (to measure the oxygen level in your blood) with them. The guides assigned to you have more than ten years of experience and know what steps to take during an emergency. In addition, they are well-trained in wilderness first aid and crisis management.

If a client shows symptoms of AMS and needs to descend to a lower elevation, an assistant guide will escort them and follow the safety protocol. He will closely monitor the client’s condition and take the required steps needed for the client's well-being.

If they feel alright after a night’s rest, the guide will escort the client back to join the group. But if the condition worsens, the client will be escorted down to a lower elevation or airlifted to Pokhara or Kathmandu for expert medical aid.


A typical day on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

A typical day on the trail begins with a wake-up call at around 6 AM by your guide. Freshen up and get ready. Pack your belongings and head to the dining area for breakfast by 7 AM. Check your luggage for the final time and fill your water bottle before you hit the trail by 8 AM, along with your guide.

To avoid walking in the heat and enjoy clear mountains' views, you make an early start. En route, there will be short breaks to enjoy the views and take photographs. You stop for lunch at a local teahouse around noon or mid-day. After a quick rest of about an hour or 40 minutes, you get back on the trail and continue till you reach your overnight stop.

Upon reaching the stop for the night, you head to your teahouse, check in, and have some rest. Tea with some light refreshments (cookies or biscuits) will be served at 5 PM. As the rooms are not insulated, you can warm yourself by the heater or stove in the communal area.

Exchange stories or play cards with other trekkers till dinner is served (around 7 PM). After dinner, your guide will brief you about the next day’s trek – the route you will take, difficulty, where you will stop for lunch, etc. Afterward, retire for the night and have a well-deserved rest.

On average, you may have to walk 5 to 6 hours daily. The toughest will be the ascent to Annapurna Base Camp and the long descent to Bamboo (7- 8 hours) the next day. On Day 7, you will have to wake up earlier than usual to catch the sunrise.


Responsible Travel

Travel responsibly and try to limit any negative impact on the environment. Limit the use of plastic and be mindful about throwing waste in the mountains. When you trek with us, you will be supporting local communities (from the guides and porters to teahouse owners). We, as a company, support sustainable tourism and patronize local businesses. We partner with service providers who work towards saving the environment.  As an active member of KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project), we make sure that our trips are environment-friendly.

Altitude Map

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek FAQs

If you have booked a package with us you won’t be spending much as accommodation and 3 meals are already included in your trip price. You may have to personally pay for items like beverages and drinks, extra snacks, hot showers, electronic device charging, wifi etc. USD 20 to 30 (NRS 2000-3000) per day will suffice.

Please do note that if you are traveling in a group, a member falling sick won’t disrupt your trip. While the sick person will be taken care of, the rest of the group will be able to continue with the trip.

If someone becomes ill on the trail your trekking guide will take the sick person’s condition on account and decide he or she shall continue with the trek or return to a lower elevation and wait for the rest of the group. If his or her condition is serious then the person will be flown by air ambulance to Kathmandu or Pokhara for expert medical attention. An assistant will take care of the sick person, while the rest of the group shall proceed onwards and complete the trip as per the itinerary. 

If you want to add extra activities and sites to your itinerary it can be done. Our Travel Consultant will help you customize your trip. Just let us know which places you want to visit and what you want to do and we will add these in your itinerary.

We usually provide private comfortable vehicles to individual tourists. For groups we provide comfortable luxury buses for pick up and drop-offs.

While tipping is not mandatory it is a nice way of showing your appreciation to the people who have helped you enrich your holiday experience. It all depends on how far you are pleased and satisfied with their services. There is no fixed amount, but many of our clients offer 8-10 percent of the total tour price as tips.   

Each day you can expect 5 to 7 hours of walking, covering around 10 to 14 km. However when you reach 3500m, you will be walking around 5 to 7 hours but the distance covered will be less as you will be walking slowly at higher altitudes. We want you to know that all our itineraries are flexible and can be altered by weather, geographical and physical condition of the individual participants.

The permits needed are - Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry fee and TIMS(Trekkers’ Information Management System fee).

The quality of teahouses in the Annapurna Region is pretty good and most of them offer facilities like western toilets, hot showers (may charge cost) and a wide range of items on their menu. The rooms are usually furnished with two separate beds with mattress, pillows, blankets and bed sheets. Most of the teahouses are family or community run establishments. Teahouses are like an extended home and have a warm and cosy feel to them.

We provide sleeping bag and down jacket but you need to bring your own personal gear. We can recommend some good stores where you can hire or buy new ones.

Teahouses offer boiled and filtered drinking water to trekkers for a price. Though you can purchase bottled water, we discourage the use of plastic bottled water on the trail because of the adverse effect on the environment. You can bring along with you a reusable bottle nd fill it up with drinking water. 

Your guide will check the condition of the water of the filtered water before you purchase it. Please be assured that our guide will thoroughly check whether the water has been boiled and treated properly before you drink it.

Teahouse trekking is one of the most popular ways of trekking in Nepal. Teahouse trekking has almost replaced old style camping treks in Nepal along the popular trekking routes of Annapurna and Everest regions. Teahouse Trek involves resting or stopping at teahouses or lodges scattered along the trail for the night. The teahouses are locally owned and they provide accommodation and food. While the standard of teahouses varies, most of these establishments usually offer basic services - small rooms (usually on a twin sharing basis with comfortable beds), shared washroom, a heated communal dining area and a menu with a range of dishes. Some may offer wi-fi and hot shower. As these teahouses are located in remote locations, one should not expect the service of a city hotel while staying in one. But in popular trails like Everest Base Camp trail and Annapurna Base Camp trail one can expect luxury standard accommodations too. 

You can store it at your hotel (most hotels in Kathmandu have storage facilities) or you can leave it at our office.

Yes, single supplement will be available in the cities and at lower elevations while trekking. At higher elevations there are very few teahouses. During peak season when there is high demand for rooms, it will be difficult to book single rooms. However if you are travelling during off season a single room can be arranged at all places.

Most of the guides in our adventure company come from the mountainous areas. They are carefully selected on the basis of their experience, leadership skills and personal aptitude. We provide guides that are experienced and fluent in English. With the objective of sustaining local communities, we employ guides from different ethnic backgrounds who have adequate knowledge about the culture, ecosystem, flora and fauna, geography and history of Nepal.

Our guides have the required government license to guide tourists. They have all gone through intensive training programs like wilderness first aid, trekking guide training, eco training workshop and rock climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering, which are certified and approved by the government of Nepal.

We carry a first-aid box with us while trekking. But if you want you can carry along some essential medicines like ibuprofen, codeine, paracetamol, lozenges, anti-diarrhea tablets and diamox for AMS.

Please do note, all our trekking itineraries incorporate adequate number of acclimatization days. You will get an extra day’s rest at a lower elevation to prepare your body for a walk up in the higher reaches.

AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness usually occurs due to the lack of oxygen in the atmosphere in high altitudes. Our body is not used to walking in high altitude and it requires a lot of time to adapt to thin air in the mountains. Technically there is no way of stopping AMS but you can surely prevent it by following the given tips:

  • Keep your body hydrated. Drink at least 4 liters of water daily.
  • Give up smoking, alcohol and caffeine, the major causes of dehydration and headache.
  • Go slow- it’s not a race. Take plenty of time to acclimatize to the increase in altitude.
  • Don’t skip the acclimatization day. Take Diamox, an over-the-counter pill used to prevent and reduce the symptoms of altitude sickness.

We would recommend all our clients to purchase travel insurance before booking any of our treks. Trust us you will have a pleasant holiday knowing that you have a good insurance cover. In the event of any sickness or injury while trekking in the mountains, the cost of emergency treatment and evacuation will be considerable. Therefore, traveling with an insurance cover is strongly recommended for everyone who signs up for any of our trips. But be careful while choosing a policy as some policies make special exceptions for adventure travel.

Do read the fine print. Before buying insurance make sure your insurance company is aware of your travel itinerary and is agreeable to cover all activities being undertaken during the trip. Such as if you are planning to trek or climb (mountaineering expedition) in the Himalayas, your insurance must cover emergency air ambulance/helicopter rescue including medical expenses. For a group tour in an urban area, insurance cover of air ambulance or helicopter rescue is not mandatory. While booking a trip with us you need to send us a copy of your insurance policy (e.g. your insurance certificate) or carry it with you while you come for the trip.

No, you cannot get insurance in Nepal. Please also note that Third Rock Adventures does not arrange or sell insurance.

If you have to leave the expedition due to ill-health or injury, an emergency air rescue will be arranged whereby an air ambulance/helicopter will fly you out of the mountains to Kathmandu for medical attention. Make sure your insurance covers high altitude mountain rescue. If you are able to walk down, one of the assistant guides will guide you down to a lower elevation where you can wait for the rest of the team or fly out to Kathmandu ahead of the group. Whether for health or personal reasons, please do note refunds for the unused days of your trip will not be given. Even if you leave the expedition beforehand, we are committed to pay the porters, and guides for the duration of the trip for which they are hired.       





Trip Reviews

Travel experiences of our clients who recently returned from their trips.
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Based on 40 reviews

Kamran Madani
flagsIslamic Republic of Iran
Mar 20, 2020
Very beautiful trekking journey to ABC
At first i would admire the beauty of nature and trail itself which really satisfied me. Services provided by Third Rock Adventures is excellent. Our guide Dol provided comprehensive information on the trek details prior to arrival at Kathmandu. The guide, and his team did an excellent job in leading the way from Pokhara onwards till Annapurna Base Camp, and back to Pokhara. They also allow flexibility in terms of changing the checkpoints of our trekking plan based on our hiking pace, as well as ensuring our trekking experience is safe given the icy and snowy trek on the way to ABC.
Chris Lopez
flagsUnited States of America
Mar 06, 2020
The best experience traveling with Third Rock Adventures
Our experience in Nepal was made special. An absolutely incredible trip through Nepal, including a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Third Rock Adventures is hands down the best company I’ve ever worked with. The airport pickup/drop-off, in-country accommodations, transit between cities, awesome guide and porters during the trek- everything was absolutely seamless. The staff ended up becoming like a family to us, and our guide greeted us both upon our arrival and our departure. They have great connections within the country and along the trek. The country itself is absolutely stunning, with the kindest and welcoming people. The trek to ABC was stunningly beautiful. The tea houses along the way are quaint and very comfortable. Absolutely the trip of a lifetime and will continue to book with Third Rock Adventures for future trips.
Koster Felch
flagsUnited States of America
Feb 16, 2020
Lifetime memorable trek experience
I have never imagined before that this trip would be my one of the best travel experience ever. An absolutely incredible trip through Nepal, including a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Third Rock Adventures is hands down the best company I’ve ever worked with. The airport pickup/drop-off, in-country accommodations, transit between cities, Professional guide and porters during the trek- everything was absolutely seamless. The Third Rock staff ended up becoming like a family to us. They have great connections within the country and along the trek. The country itself is absolutely stunning, with the kindest and welcoming people. The trek to ABC was stunningly beautiful. The tea houses along the way are quaint and very comfortable. Absolutely the trip of a lifetime.
Anuman Saelim
flagsThailand
Feb 14, 2020
Our journey from Thailand to the Annapurna Base Camp
We were in a group of 4 friends willing to travel to Nepal and we decide to go ABC trek one year ago. At the same time we found Third Rock Adventures and since the very beginning the company member has always been very responsive to our emails. We have excellent guide Dol and was perfect. He shared his deep knowledge of the culture,lifestyles, mountains and other things of the Nepal. He always ready to help and never invading. A real pleasure I could write a lot on this beautiful ABC trek.
I can say that we recommend this agency without any doubt. Thanks again to the whole team.
Nathan Brown
flagsCanada
Jan 14, 2020
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
Everything in Nepal was wonderful and amusing. My first visit to Nepal with my friends and challenge with Annapurna Base Camp. Beautiful landscape and snow falling. Experience with Kathmandu culture, sightseeing appealing Pokhara lake and enjoy special Nepalese cuisine. Best ever experience you should try. We would like to thank the entire team of Third Rock Adventures and our guide Mr. Bimal for everything. It was our great pleasure to work with you this time. Will definitely do other trips with your company in the future too.
Haziq Ayub
flagsMalaysia
Jan 14, 2020
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the best
After the completion of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek i realized that I made a great choice of trip for this time. I am really pleased with the services offered and professional trip operation by Third Rock Adventures. It was really a great experience for me and my friends. Our guide Bimal did wonderful job in arranging the logistics and other necessary arrangements during the trip. The entire team were very friendly, helpful and treat us very well. It was a time when we left some of our belongings at Chomrong, they managed to get them back. We were very thankful to them for their hard work. Coming from a tropical country, it was not easy for us trekking in the Himalayas, but with the help of this company and our experienced guide Mr. Bimal we made it without any issues. Thanks again. Will come again for the other trip in the future.
JunLong Lim
flagsSingapore
Jan 11, 2020
An experience worth spending holidays
My best travel journey ever with Third Rock Adventures. The ABC is a lovely trek which provided great views of the Annapurna range of mountains. Our guide Dol was friendly and hospitable, and brought us lots of laughter with his easygoing and comedic nature. He made sure to take care of every single one of us (7 in the group) where our safety and comfort were his top priority. The porters were also amazing and responsible. The itinerary was well-planned and arrangements were wonderfully made.
Radovan Polak
flagsSlovakia
Dec 26, 2019
Annapurna trekking was the best ever trek in whole world
We knew very little about the Himalayan beauty of Nepal before we did this trip with Third Rock Adventures. We were even not prepared enough for this trip however Third Rock Adventures and its team arranged everything for us. Our guide Deepak was very professional and well organized, he took care of our entire itinerary and services. We had a great guide time with him, who took us on this trek in the hills by Pokhara valley up to the Annapurna base camp. Great meals, hospitable teahouses and everything were perfect. He was the perfect guide. Experienced, informative, helpful and attentive. Third Rock Adventures met each and every requirement of ours, highly recommended.
Naksh Balakrishnan
flagsIndia
Nov 28, 2019
Fantastic trek to Annapurna Base Camp
I realized that I have made the best choice by selecting Third Rock Adventures for my trip because they made me feel like a king since I met them to when I returned to my home country. They have been taking care of me at all moments. Even looking after the food so I didn't get stomach sick. The taxi driver, the hotel staff, the quality of everything was excellent. I have been many times to Nepal but the very first time my trip went perfect from beginning to the end. I will repeat it again and again with them. My good wishes to all those involved in my trip. Namaste!
Mike Williams
flagsUnited States of America
Nov 14, 2019
Best Annapurna Experience with Third Rock
A close friend & I decided to try to tackle EBC. We knew we had some physical limitations at age 57, so chose the trek up, heli down option. Naba and crew were extraordinarily responsive to any & all pre-trek questions we had. They picked us up at the airport and went over our trekking plans. We were introduced to our guide, Dol Amgai. We tried for 3 days to get to Lukla to start out trek, first by our planned plane ride, then by helicopter, but the weather refused to let up. Dol stayed with us through all the airport waiting, taxi back to the hotel & made sure we were happy & safe. After 3 days, we decided to re-route to ABC, and again both Third Rock Adventures & Mingma accommodated our needs. The ABC trek was difficult for us but fantastic, and Dol & porter Shyam, were professional, upbeat and always helpful as we overcame our tiredness to push to have the BEST experience. I would 100% recommend Third Rock Adventures for any trekking or other travel experience. Thanks to the team! So many cherished memories thanks to them.
William Wright
flagsUnited Kingdom
Nov 09, 2019
Wonderful views & amazing team for our ABC trek
Me and my friends did the Annapurna Base Camp trek and we really appreciate the efforts kept upon making our trip successful by Third Rock Adventures. The trek in itself was amazing, with stunning landscapes and views everyday, and we all made it to the base camp. The organization was perfect and our guide Shiva and the team of porters were such an amazing team to complete the trek with - we miss them all already! Each of them went above & beyond to make our experience memorable. We have left Nepal with only one desire: come back in the near future!
Allan Smith
flagsSwaziland
Nov 06, 2019
ABC trek Nepal
Special thanks to Naba and our Guide Dol. They were very professional, courteous and informative throughout our time together and we loved the way they take care of us. They are very welcoming and organized. We enjoyed this trip a lot because of the breathtaking landscape. We will come back again !!
unforgettable views of the Himalayas
If you are moderately fit , you can go for it
Kálmán Posa
flagsHungary
Nov 03, 2019
Annapurna Trekking is the best
I assigned with the trekking group arranged by Third Rock Adventures to complete my Annapurna Trekking. This was my first high level mountain trek and It was really awesome. The guides Deepak, Shiva, Babu were really helpful and their english were quite good except Shiva's, which is fluent. The journey in the mountains, well, like on postcards, if I should name only one word of it, it would be gratefulness, that's what you feel there, the atmosphere, the kindness of the nepalese people, the respect to nature are fascinating. I'm really grateful to our guides, our porters that I could be there and could accomplish the whole trek. I think that was not the last time, when joined them to a trek. We will come back again for other trips in Nepal. Thank you so much.
Yes
Pak Hei Shum
flagsHong Kong, China
Nov 03, 2019
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking with friends
Our travel history is long , but this was the very first time that we felt like real guest to someone. Third Rock Adventures and team did their best to keep us happy and satisfied during our Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Our guide Babu warmly welcomed us at the airport on the day we came to Kathmandu & made us comfortable throughout the trip. During the 11-day ABC trekking tour,Babu took care of us very carefully. Even when we felt sick, he went to the kitchen & cooked rice porridge with chicken in Vietnamese style which saved us on the last days of the tour. We really appreciate what he’s done for us. We will come back for other trips in Nepal and use the same company for good.
Thong Nguy
flagsVietnam
Nov 01, 2019
Beautiful nature on the way to Annapurna Base Camp
I have travelled to many places in the world but Nepal is not like others. It's a country where nature shows it greatest masterpiece: mountains. But not only mountains, during our trek, my daughter and I also learnt a lot about the culture and the people of Nepal. For me, it's a life-time experience. It couldn't happen without the accompany of Dol from Third Rock Adventures. Those who have showed us the beauty of Nepal through their hospitality, warmth, and great stories. The service is just excellent. And what we brought back home was not just experience but also two new Nepalese friends. We're gonna come back in Nepal as soon as we can. Thank you so much.
Chien Than
flagsVietnam
Oct 23, 2019
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
It was wonderful trekking experience with Third Rock Adventures. Up to now, the experience on the mountain and in Nepal still like a dream. We are just a small team include of me and my fiancee. The services provided by Third Rock Adventures is very professional. We are warmly welcomed to Kathmandu, Our guide Bimal and porters helped us in the trekking route are very supportive and friendly, Without helps from those two, we cannot completed the trekking tour with many unforgettable and beautiful memories. Thank you everyone for this beautiful trip to Himalayas.
Angus Smith
flagsNew Zealand
Oct 19, 2019
Beautiful Annapurna Base Camp and the trail
With a team of Third Rock Adventures we went for Annapurna Base Camp Trek and it went beyond our expectations. It's not often a trip surpasses your expectations. Our main guide Shiva was fantastic. Friendly, professional and so helpful, he totally made our trip and trek stress free. From the pick-up at Kathmandu Airport, organising a last minute customization like we did by adding one more day in Kathmandu. Naba and our guide Shiva really went above and beyond what I imagined. We felt quite nervous before the trek, wondering if we were up to it, Shiva really gave us confidence and took all the stress out of it, all we had to do was walk and be overwhelmed by the stunning scenery, no worries about where to stay, how to pace ourselves etc. We really enjoyed getting to do our trek holiday with Third Rock Adventures. I highly recommend both the trek and organizing company.
Eoghan Doyle
flagsIreland
Oct 17, 2019
Trekked to the base of Mt. Annapurna
For this long awaited trip I came to Nepal with my family. We all had a wonderful experience thanks to Third Rock Adventures. They were always attentive and professional and we have learned so much about Nepal thanks to them! Our guide Bimal and the porters team became part of the family and we had a lot of fun. The trekking is astounding in terms of views and the hostels are cute places to stay. Also good Nepali food for every meal. Thank you again to Third Rock Adventures and entire team including founder Naba for making it a special lifetime memory for us. Will come to this beautiful country again with Third Rock Adventures. Namaste.
Yeh Feng Ang
flagsMalaysia
Oct 04, 2019
Wonderful trekking trail and experience to ABC
I have selected Third Rock Adventures wisely after looking at its overall brand value and reputation. My trip to ABC was a wonderful experience I ever had while traveling during my entire life. My guide was Mr. Babu, and he is the most patient tour guide I've ever meet, take care of the group members, explained to all us in detail and patiently, to make you feel secure in the trip. I loved everything they had to offer during the trip. Will select your company again for the next trip to Nepal.
Nathan Dijkstra
flagsNetherlands
Oct 04, 2019
Annapurna Base Camp trek with friends
Everything from planning the trip to the operation went very well. Naba responds quickly to every query, and our guide Bimal and porters during the trek were so friendly and accommodating. We did the 11 days Annapurna base camp trek and it was really worthwhile. We will come back to another trip in Nepal and do it with this company for sure. Namaste and thank you all.
Matthijs Hillen
flagsNetherlands
Oct 02, 2019
Beautiful nature and walking trail to Annapurna Base Camp
Our 11 days trip to Annapurna Base Camp was one of the best experiences I have ever had and that was largely in part because of the excellent guys from Third Rock Adventures. Our guide Babu provided lots of info and companionship along the way. Babu was able to resolve any difficulties we encountered. Pick up and drop off for the trek was easily organised. Accommodation and food in tea houses was a breeze. The itinerary was well planned and everything went according to the plan. I would highly recommend this service and Mr Babu. Thank you.
Mitchell Flech
flagsUnited States of America
Oct 02, 2019
Amazing trip to Annapurna Base Camp
I came across Third Rock Adventures on a recommendation from my sister, who has used them in the past. They could not have been more helpful, efficient, and accommodating. I signed on for the trek to the Annapurna base camp but only got halfway in. My guide Babu was really helpful, proficient and friendly. They re-arranged the rest of my tour, which became one of the best adventures of my life. I went to Buddha's birthplace, the Chitwan National Park, and a number of other out of the way places, many of which found me to be the only white guy around. They are willing to work with you on everything: accommodations, meals, transportation, and anything you can imagine. I would highly recommend this company and use them again in my future trips to Nepal, Tibet or Bhutan.
Rayan Van
flagsCanada
Oct 01, 2019
Wonderful natural experience during Annapurna Base Camp Trek
This was among the best holidays of my life! Everything was well organized ! Third Rock Adventures' guys were waiting for us in the airport and took care of us til the end of our trip. As someone who's a beginner in hiking I got a lot of inspiration and support from our guide Deepak. I wanted to give up and go back on halfway to Annapurna basecamp but Deepak told me not to give up and gave me hope and strength to get to ABC. I was so happy and full of emotions once we arrived at our destination and was thanking Deepak for not losing hope in me and giving me strength to keep moving. The best views in my life ! FISHTALE Annapurna South and so on. I am equally thankful to my porters and everyone involved in this trip. Will certainly come back for the other Himalayan trips in Nepal.
Alessio Bieri
flagsSwitzerland
Sep 24, 2019
Unforgettable trip to ABC
I completed the Annapurna Base Cam trek recently with and it was awesome experience for me. I did the trip with Third Rock Adventures and my guide was Mr. Deepak. He was professional, experienced and knowledgeable. He took care of everything from my airport pickup to my departure from Kathmandu. If I had the choice I would do the same thing again. It was a great experience, Accommodation was great every night and so was the food. The trek was adjusted to suit my time schedule and all of my needs were met. Thank you again for providing me with this lifetime travel experience. Namaste.
Kasper Holm
flagsSwitzerland
May 31, 2019
Much-needed break of Trekking
As a child, I used to go hiking with my father and years later upon hiking with my office colleague I realized how much I love it. Ever since that, I made a conscious effort to go on trekking holidays and this time it was Annapurna Base Camp. The serenity of the mountains has a calming effect on me. Trekking peacefully amidst lush hills, meandering river marveling at the diverse landscape, rich mountain culture and tradition. We had cloudy, rainy and sunny days; experienced all. I have seen best sunrises during this trek so I doubt if I would like anything less than that! Awesome and Unforgettable experience. There is a big question if you should take a guide and potter. Personally, I like to bask in the beauty of the region and let someone take care of food and accommodation. Also, anything can go wrong in the mountains so I believe the guide is for those difficult days! Health and safety come first.
Emesto Agnello
flagsItaly
May 19, 2019
Natural trail of ABC trekking
I always wanted to trek in the Himalayas and finally i started doing so from Annapurna Base Camp trek. We did wonderful trip with Third Rock Adventures, team of guide, porters and us. 11 days of hiking in good conviviality and exchange but also very attentive when certain passages become delicate. Really fantastic.Our guide Mr Babu offered us a special trek as ABC with in depth explanation of the local lifestyles. He seemed to be well known among all the local people in himalayan villages. You feel safe and you quickly becomes friends. Thank you all for your great efforts. Will do a different trip with this company in the future.
Nemesio Marcos
flagsSpain
May 10, 2019
Annapurna base Camp Trekking is amazing
After a long planning me and my 3 friends went to Nepal for a wonderful trek to the Annapurna Base camp with Third Rock Adventures. Our 11-day hike was perfectly planned and executed. We had lots of great conversations with our guide Mr. Bimal and enjoyed our time together. Without the right guidance and support from Third Rock Adventures, it would not have been successful. Thank you.
I recommend this company for adventure seekers
Monica Miller
flagsUnited States of America
Apr 28, 2019
A Rewarding Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The trek was challenging for me; the uphill climb and descend took a toll on me. However, the encouraging words of my guide kept me going. The weather wasn’t much in our favor but we didn’t miss the amazing sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp. Firstly, I was surprised at being surrounded by mountains which I couldn’t see earlier due to low visibility; we were in the amphitheater of mountains. The Himalayas were so close I felt it could be touched. With sunrise, the snowcapped mountains slowly turned into sheer gold; it is one of the most prized memories from the Annapurna Base Camp trek. Felt like living a quote which says difficult road leads to beautiful destinations. A big thank you to the team of Third Rock Adventures for turning my dream of trekking high in mountains a beautiful reality!
Good Value
Highly Recommended
Recommended by my friend who did this trek
The entire trip is full of memories but the panorama of Annapurna Base Camp and sunrise from here will hold a special memory.
Bring a hard drive with good capacity so that you don't have to think before clicking pictures or videos.
Mongkut Jitmakusol
flagsThailand
Apr 13, 2019
The best trekking route in Nepal
The only travel experience of my life which i will admire throughout my life. We did 11th days for this trip with Third Rock Adventures, so everything is well prepared and all staff who take care us are professional with flexible plans very so were very satisfied it. We will come back for next trip for sure. P. S. our leader guide name Deepak is totally amezing good job!
Habib Antar
flagsUnited Arab Emirates
Apr 12, 2019
Nice and beautiful trekking to Annapurna Base Camp
It was an amazing trekking towards Annapurna Base camp 4130m. and almost to say everything was really great with services and the trail and more is being with my friends and the guide Mr.Bimal is Excellent 10/10 with everything help US with guideline and making us a mountain travelers and Potter Rupesh was very good.. and for sure i Will defenetly be back and do Everest base camp with Bimal and highly recommended for Third Rock Adventures. Thank you so much for your services.
Fernando Iglesia
flagsSpain
Mar 28, 2019
Beautiful hike to the base of Mt. Annapurna
Me and my fellow teammates dad a well organised, very satisfying 11 days trek in the annapurna mountains.Our guide Dol, made great effort in getting us good accommodation. He became kitchen inspector himself at some of the villages along the way to speed up the cooking process which sometimes can take long time. Thank you again to all team members of Third Rock Adventures and Dol for your efforts. We will use your company again for our next trip to Nepal.
Jonne Akker
flagsNetherlands
Mar 26, 2019
Trip to Annapurna Base camp was wonderful
Me and my friends had a great holiday with Third Rock Adventures ! The best part was the trek to Annapurna Base Camp. We will always remember those experience in our life. It was amazing to do and the views of the mountains around us made all the heavy walking worth it! Special thanks to our guide Deepak and our porters we had a very special trek. They made it really awesome! Every evening we had apples and other fresh fruits for dessert which tasted so good we still miss them here in the netherlands! I loved the experience, when I come back i will use them again.
Gervaise Bucher
flagsSaint Barthelemy
Mar 22, 2019
Wonderful trek experience to Annapurna Base Camp
This trip was an unforgettable journey of my life! We were trekking with a group of people to ABC. The Third Rock Adventures guys are amazing. They are really always happy and helpful! And happiness is not just a mask, but it comes from the depth of their hearts. They are loving, supportive, respectful and know a lot about Nepal. They are never tired. They dance and sing every time they finish the day-trip. All was planned and organized very well. loved the trekking experience with Third Rock Adventures and our guide Mr Bimal.
Thimira Perera
flagsSri Lanka
Mar 17, 2019
Annapurna base camp trek
Our trip to Annapurna Base Camp together with my friend was very well organized by Third Rock Adventures. Since the first email we were very well coached by higher limits. Before the trip started, Gopal answered all our questions detailed and patient (and we had a lot of questions!). While the trip we always felt very safe and comfortable with our guide Mr Bimal and other porter . We had a wonderful trip with amazing sunrises and great mountain views. Also everything (route, flights, rooms, food,...) was organized very flexible and professional by the agency. We are very pleased and thankful for this great trip and we can highly recommend this friendly, warm-hearted a professional agency. I will again use this company for my next trip.
Carter Landry
flagsCanada
Feb 14, 2019
Awesome Annapurna region trekking
Initially I was nervous that I would have hard time to complete the trek, but I wouldn't have missed it for the world - a lifetime experience due to Third Rock Adventures and our leader, Shiva's kindness and encouragement. It was a very well organised and fun trip. The scenery was phenomenal. Thank you Third Rock team for all the supports and care. Without thinking i will use this company for my future trips in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.
Liard Moore
flagsUnited Kingdom
Oct 14, 2018
Inspiring Annapurna Base Camp Trek
We had just completed the ABC trek with Third Rock Adventures and their team. This trip turned out to be one of the most amazing treks we had. We were grp of 4 boys and 3 girls. Amazing services and trip organization. Our special thanks to Mr. babu who has been an excellent guide throughout the journey. We do not have any complaints. The guide was fantastic and professional. Third Rock Adventures really exceeded our expectations. We will plan another trip together. Namaste.
Aaron Jacob
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 05, 2018
One of the most beautiful treks ever taken
A friend of mine had done the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. After going through his Instagram pictures and videos of his trek, I was hooked. I knew I had to do this trek and visit this wonderful place. My friend had trekked with Third Rock Adventures and he recommended this company. According to him they were highly professional and employed some really good guides. He was not wrong. I booked my ABC trek with the company and I had no complaints. My guide Shiva, was jolly and quite knowledgeable about the local area and culture, while Ram (the porter) was humble, patient and ever smiling. The villages and terraced fields along the trail were beautiful. The joy and relief that I felt on reaching ABC cannot be put into words. The experience was simply incredible. Thank you Third Rock Adventures for this amazing journey! If I take another adventure in Nepal in the near future, it will definitely be with you guys!
Recommended by friend.
Yes.
I chose this trek as I wanted to visit Annapurna Region.
The whole trip was memorable.
Come to Nepal and head to the mountains!
Chae Rim Kim
flagsRepublic of Korea
Aug 08, 2018
Fantastic trekking and good people
We did Annapuruna trekking with Third Rock Adventures! The porter and guide was very very good people so the trekking was best to me. If I come back again I choose this agency again. Thank you very much because thanks to this agency I had a very happy time! I really recommend to you guys.
Good Value,Recommended by Friend,Best and Selected Tours,
Recommended this trip
Koon Keong
flagsMalaysia
Aug 08, 2018
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
I came to nepal with my friends with hope of standing next to the great Annapurna ranges. Third Rock Adventures made our dream come true. They took care of everything,from an excellent english speaking guide, porters, accomodation and food, everything was taken care of. Their responsible attitude and unmatched service has really touched us to the core. We felt blessed to be among such beautiful mountains and we felt even more blessed to have Third Rock Adventures guide us all the way to the top. I highly recommend Third Rock Adventures to everyone who want to trek in Nepal.
Best Destination,Good Value,Recommended by Friend,
Recommended this trip
David Amon
flagsGermany
Apr 28, 2018
Annapurna Base Camp trek was amazing! Amazing Guide! No pressure.
This was our first trek in Nepal and we were so lucky to have found Tussi at the Oasis hotel. He helped us book flights and arrange a guide. He sat with us for a while and went through the options for the treks and after getting to know us a bit better he was able to match us up with a guide that was perfect. My girlfriend and I were matched up with Dpack - our guide which we became friends with on the trek, he was knowledgeable about the area and took really good care of us. After the trek, we actually met up with Dpack (our guide) in Kathmandu for lunch and he showed us around the local spots in the city. I can't recommend Third Rock enough and cannot wait to go back to Nepal.
Best Destination,I like itinerary,Recommended by Friend,Best and Selected Tours,
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+61 402 752 312 , Collin Loke
Tibet
Sera Road/ Tashi Xintsun, Lhasa, Tibet
+86 139 0890 7271 , Dawa Tsering
Bhutan
Changlam, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 77 615 269 , Tsheten Chophel