Trek to Annapurna basecamp with us

On a short trek below an altitude of 4300 metres in one of the top ten trekking destinations in the world, you will be taken to a natural amphitheatre offering a 360-degree view of one of the longest and most beautify mountain ranges in the world, home to a multitude of mountains above 7000 metres in height, striking biodiversity and a rich local culture.

The Annapurna Himal (Range) is a vast massif of several peaks rising above 7,000 metres. Part of this magnificent range forms a natural amphitheatre known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. The Annapurna Himal is ringed by such awe-inspiring giants as Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (8091m, the 10th highest in the world), Annapurna II (7939m), Gangapurna (7454m), Fang (7647m) and Annapurna III (7555m). The breathtaking sunrises over the snow-capped mountains together with the appearance of the ‘big tail’ (double summit) of ‘Mt. Fishtail’ (Machapuchare) are truly mind-blowing. Other highlights include the ever-changing landscape of deep subtropical valleys, rice fields, misty forests and tiny villages, incredible rhododendron and bamboo forests, beautiful jungle and, finally, high desert landscapes.

Along the trail, you will observe a mixed culture of different tribes/castes of people such as Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurungs and Magars. The Gurungs are the most prominent ethnic group in the area. The Gurungs are famed for their cultural performances and exemplary community living. The Gurung people native to the Annapurna Sanctuary are also renowned for their ongoing service as Gorkha soldiers in both the British Imperial and Indian armies, stretching back to the 1800s.

The difficulty level of this trek is moderate. We will be climbing steeply on the first couple of days, after which the trail will ease to a gradual ascent. This is a relatively short trek, terminating at a height of 4,200 metres. Thus, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek (as we will be travelling in the mighty shadow of the beautiful Annapurna Himal) is suitable for beginners who are seeking to discover a spectacular natural world in a relatively short space of time with minimal risk of altitude-related problems.

The Annapurna Himal trekking area is handled with the assistance of the King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation and the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). The total area of ACAP is 7,629 square kilometres, encompassing forested middle mountains, high Himalayan peaks and trans-Himalayan desert plateau ecosystems.

Your authentic experience with us

Your authentic experience will include walking through the villages where you will see primitive forms of farming and indigenous way of living. You will also see exemplary community living in an ethnic settlement of Gurungs, who  are the predominant race recruited in the famous Gurkha regiment of the British and Indian army, and are known as brave Gurkha soldiers.

Our Services


At the time of booking, we will provide you with a comprehensive trip note covering things like the difficulty level/ expected fitness level, health and training tips for effective trek preparation and important safety information.

We will also organise a free pre-departure information session for groups which covers all important aspects of the journey and provides a forum for answering all of your questions.

In Kathmandu

In the evening on the day of arrival, when the tour guide meets and greets you, he will facilitate a group dinner if there is an interest among the travellers. On the final evening, a group dinner can be organised at a Nepali restaurant for your traditional culinary experience in Kathmandu (on your own expenses).

On The Trek

On your unforgettable trek, you will receive continual support from a highly experienced crew, which includes a licenced and seasoned English-speaking trekking guide and porter. The trekking guide has first aid along with other relevant training, and understands high altitude sickness and its management.

All our guides are friendly and caring. They will go beyond the call of duty to ensure your continual safety and comfort. For example, they will check (where possible) with the lodge owners to ensure that your rooms throughout the trek are well set. They will advise you on how to stay hygienic on the trek and will help you with meal selection. If the crew is aware that someone in the group has a birthday, they may surprise everyone by organising (where possible) a birthday cake.

With us, all you will need to carry is a day pack to store your personal items (e.g. hat, sunscreen, chocolate and energy bars, etc).  The rest will be carried by a porter. All accommodation on this busy trail will be organized by us in advance. Meals are available at each lodge. Your guide will help you to place meal orders and will ensure that you are looked after. All you will need do each evening is kick back and relax at the lodge so that you will have a fresh start the next day.

So, get ready for a wondrous alpine journey which has been nothing short of a life-changing experience for so many.

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