Annapurna Base Camp Trek with 5 star accommodation in cities

Trip Highlights

  • Rhythemic Waterfall, lush rhododendron and picturesque traditional settlements
  • Ghorepani- Poonhill ( beautiful Sunrise & Mountain view)
  • Annapurna Base Camp  with incredible mountain views 
  • Chhumrung Village: Typical Nepali Settlements
  • Panoramic view of Annapurna Range
  • 5* experience in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Sightseeing in  Historical Kathmandu valley
  • Beautiful Ghandruk Village 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek with 5 star accommodation in cities is for the luxury seekers in Kathmandu and Pokhara and also for those who want to experience spectacular mountain panorama from Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill. This trip combines some of the most spectacular mountain scenery, providing a fascinating insight into the modern hill life of Nepal. This is a unique trekking trip along local unspoiled trails, through lush forests, traditional villages and terraced farmland treat you to unparalleled mountain scenery, surrounded by enormous glaciers giving you an inside experience into the Nepalese life and culture. It offers a fine opportunity to surround oneself with Himalayan peaks and to witness the glacier basin of Annapurna Sanctuary formed by Annapurna, Machhapurchre (Fishtail, Himchuli, and Manaslu) and revered as sacred to the god Shiva, which is dotted by glaciers and limned in a sheer cliff face. 

You will begin your Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (ABC Trek) with 5 star accommodation in cities with a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour offers you magnificent opportunity to explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the valley include Swyombhunatha Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Next, drive to Pokhara. Further, you will drive to Nayapool from Pokhara and begin hiking along the remote and virgin trails. This hiking via picturesque traditional settlements and lush rhododendron will be magnificent. Your slow ascent takes you to Ghorepani and Poon Hill. From Poonhill, you will celebrate incredible sunrise and mountain views include Annapurna Massif, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. Then, trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp via Tadapani and Chommrong. Finally, you will get to Annapurna Base Camp and capture astonishing mountain views and mighty glaciers. 

On backtracking, you will follow the same trail till Chhomrong and trek to Ghorepani, a beautiful village inhabited by Gurung people. You will enjoy exploring Gurung people's lifestyle and culture at Ghandruk. Also, you will see the documentary about the Annapurna Conservation Area Project at VDC office and go to enjoy German Bakery. 

The final section of Luxury Trekking in Nepal in Annapurna Region covers walking via picturesque landscapes and settlement along with Modi Kjola till you will get Nayapool. You will catch your private vehicle and drive back to Pokhara. You will enjoy a beautiful evening in Lakeside Pokhara with favorite dishes and drinks.

If you are looking for similar category trips in Annapurna region, we also offer Ghorepani Poonhill TrekLuxury Nepal tour with Dhampus Sarangkot TrekAnnapurna Circuit Trek Mardi Himal Trek Poon Hill Sunrise TrekLuxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari and Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari, Rafting and Yoga

Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN80
  • Duration15 Days
  • Pricefrom US$2176 / person
  • GradeModerate
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax02-15 pax
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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Pre-trip meeting.

After arriving in Kathmandu, a representative from Luxury Holidays Nepal will pick up from the airport and take to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may take a rest or visit Luxury Holidays Nepal’s office. At evening, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your tour and trekking guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trip. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip. For the meeting, please make sure you bring your passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting. After the pre-trip meeting, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Luxury Holidays Nepal. For dinner, you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine, which will introduce you to the country’s food culture.

  • Accommodation: Gokarna Forest Resort or Soltee Crowne Plaza
  • Max. Altitude: 1300 m/4265 ft
  • Meals: Welcome Dinner Included

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What's Included

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private luxury vehicle.
  • Accommodation 5 stars hotel in Kathmandu (Gokarna Forest Resort or Soltee Crowne Plaza) and in Pokhara (Hotel Pokhara Grande or similar category) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley with private luxury vehicles
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Luxurious transportation from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to trek starting point and ending point to Pokhara.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits and TIMS.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with the cultural dance performance in the evening.
  • Half hour massage and one dinner in 5 stars hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, duffle bags, city and trekking routes maps - if necessary.
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

What's Excluded

  • International airfare and airport departure tax. (See the international flights page)
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
  • Travel insurance, which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (See the travel insurance page.)
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara and trekking days (Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • City sightseeing and entrance fees(See sightseeing and entrance fees)
  • Paragliding (US $ 80) and flight ticket (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu US $ 110 one way)
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver (Tipping is Expected).

Trip Map

Annapurna Base Camp Trek with 5 star accommodation in cities Trip Map

Cost included

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private luxury vehicle.
  • Accommodation 5 stars hotel in Kathmandu (Gokarna Forest Resort or Soltee Crowne Plaza) and in Pokhara (Hotel Pokhara Grande or similar category) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley with private luxury vehicles
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Luxurious transportation from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to trek starting point and ending point to Pokhara.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits and TIMS.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with the cultural dance performance in the evening.
  • Half hour massage and one dinner in 5 stars hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, duffle bags, city and trekking routes maps - if necessary.
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

Cost Exclude

  • International airfare and airport departure tax. (See the international flights page)
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
  • Travel insurance, which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (See the travel insurance page.)
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara and trekking days (Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • City sightseeing and entrance fees(See sightseeing and entrance fees)
  • Paragliding (US $ 80) and flight ticket (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu US $ 110 one way)
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver (Tipping is Expected).

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Rated 5 based on 4 reviews

Magnificent and Majestic Annapurna

Magnificent and Majestic Annapurna

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This july was so special for us. Me and my 2 friends were in trekking in Nepal. Our plan was to reach the Annapurna base camp that was why we joined the luxury holidays and their group. We stayed at luxury hotels in Kathmandu city which Luxury Holidays Nepal provided us. Totally we were 7 in group for trekking, and one of them was also from Australia. We had lots of fun in that trekking.. Guest houses on the route were full due to crowd of tourist, but we did not need to have worry, Luxury Holidays had already reserved rooms for us.

It was my first Nepal visit but I felt like my home. Person peaking and dropping us airport, guide and porters and representative of LHN were very nice guy. It was very nice to talking with them. Their jokes were so nice. Porters were too funny. It was so nice to dance with them on Nepali folk songs.

I even did not imagine that my trip will be such an awesome.  The effort of LHN was more than our expectation, so thank you very much Luxury Holidays for such a wonderful trip.

We are planning for next trekking in Everest Base Camp. And we will definitely contact you for that. We will see you soon.

, New Zealand

One of the very best

One of the very best

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In July I had a trek. I trekked to Annapurna base camp with 6 other crew members. In our team 3 person were from New Zeeland and along with me 3Australian. I thought that I am single from Australia but it was very nice to trek with friends from same country.  In Kathmandu we were in Dwarika’s Hotel and it was luxury hotel. 
There was tourist vehicle for driving and luxury car for sightseeing. Guide and porters were so nice. They helped me when I was tired of carrying of bag. The guide’s name was Ram who was very professional. He had very much information to give us. I took so many photos with Ram and our porters and also our crew members. 
I think no one can provide such kind of trip other than Luxury Holidays. Thank you LHN for such a wonderful trip. I miss you all.

, Australia

Luxury Annapurna Trek

Luxury Annapurna Trek

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We Completed trekking to annapurna base camp in last December. Luxury Holidays Nepal Organized and managed that trip. they provided us well experienced, professional with well English guide Manoj. That guide was also licensed for trekking guide and Porter Ramesh helping us was also very kind with us and helped us. That trip is my best moment and unforgettable for a lifetime. Luxury Holidays arrangements for accommodation and foods were so well. I would like to thanks all of them for such a wonderful trip. I refer everybody to make a trip with Luxury Holidays.

, Australia

Well organised once we arrived in the mountains, and supportive guide

Well organised once we arrived in the mountains, and supportive guide

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Last month our family was in Nepal. This was our first family tour in Nepal but for me it was second. I had already completed Annapurna base camp trek 3 years ago. Both times it was luxury holidays Nepal. At first trip I did not give any review but this time I can’t sit without any review.

Actually my whole family didn’t trek. Only I had plan for trekking that’s why I called and joined the group of Luxury Holidays Nepal. It was my second time with Luxury Holidays so it was so easy for me to book the trip. They made available to trek within our family tour. 

I told them for same guide as of last time but he was already in another trip. But this time also our group guide was so nice. He guided very well and gave his secrets to survive in Himalayas. His name is Pasang Sherpa. I don’t remember the names of porters but they were very strong and kind and also funny too. We danced and sang on every night. They also said jokes in Nepali and our guide translated it in English and that was very funny.

My family tour was more memorable and unimaginable with that trek. Thank you Luxury Holidays for the incredible arrangements. Thank you very much. There is no any question to not giving 5 star.

, United Kingdom

Accommodation
Luxury Holidays Nepal provides you 5 star hotels in Kathmandu and Teahouse/Lodge throughout the journey. Teahouse and lodge have the rooms with just the basics, normally with a bed, blanket and pillows. Some rooms have the electric lighting system and every teahouse/lodge has a capacious dining room and lounge. We will provide you and your group at the lodge which is locally available every day (In some places rooms cannot be booked in advance). You will be staying at Kathmandu Kathmandu (Gokarna Forest Resort or Soltee Crowne Plaza ) and in Pokhara (Hotel Pokhara Grande or similar category).

Luggage:
Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage is carried and moved by the porters. You should carry the water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag which will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in a hotel in Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 20 kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

Transportation on Journey
Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you private luxury vehicle for airport transferal, sightseeing and Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara and Luxurious tourist bus for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu.

Group Leader during the journey: 
Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained traveling guide in your group. There will be a single porter for a couple of people.

Payment of the Due Balance:
The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival in Nepal (Online payment). If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made. There is no handling charge for payment by bank transfer.

Communication during Journey: 
Annapurna Base camp Trek is moderate level trek so you can find the telephone and internet facilities in most of the place.

Vouchers:
If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

Visa:
You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon arrival for $25 USD (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa or $40 USD for a 30 days visa. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy. (Nepal Visa Info)

Booking your international flight:
If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
makemytrip.comwww.kayak.comwww.vayama.com
They usually have good offers.
For more details: (See the international flights page)

When and where should you arrive?
Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends on after the scheduled trip after breakfast.

You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel. 
If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting at booking@luxuryholidaynepal.com
After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

Currencies are accepted in Nepal: 
Some major currencies (USD, AUD, and EURO) are accepted for both VISA and in general. There are plenty of ATM's in Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

Health Issues:
The altitude sickness will get from 3000 meters. Normally below three 3000 meters will not have altitude related problems usually for people for stable health. But above it can cause altitude-related sickness. If you have a health condition which might cause problems, please consult a doctor about the advisability of doing the trek. For Your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for Altitude Sickness and other basic medicine. We recommend you to take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever and nausea.

Insurance/Evacuation:
We do not hope that there may arise any serious problem for you in your journey, but if you get caught by serious illness, then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place in the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance which will cover your cost. Be insured (As you will reach up to 4200meter). (See the travel insurance page)

Mount Everest:
If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flights. You can contact booking@luxuryholidaynepal.com to book. To know more about Mount Everest Scenic Flight by plane, please click here and Everest Scenic Flight by Helicopter click here.

Trip Extensions/ Add on trips
If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to IndiaBhutan and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like Everest TrekLangtang TrekManaslu TrekBunjee JumpingRaftingPeak ClimbingTours, etc.

Tips:
A general rule of thumb for tipping is to USD 40 to USD 70 per Traveler, depending on the length of the trek. Porters do appreciate a personal tip, although it is not uncommon for the Guide and his Porters to pool the tips they have collected before splitting it amongst themselves, with the Guide is getting a little more for overseeing the welfare and safety of both the Travelers and Porters as a whole. That said, this is just a guide and you may tip, however much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trip a memorable one.

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During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect.

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