Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Max Altitude 4,131m
  • Vehicle Private Vehicle
  • Best Season Spring-Autumn
  • Trip Duration 16 days

Trip Overview

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks in Nepal. Annually a lot of people love to do this trek. Similarly, it is one of the best tourist destinations in Nepal. Furthermore, during this tour, you can even get the best experience of your life.

This trek helps you get closer to nature. Annapurna base camp trek is a favorite among the trekkers, for the reason that evolution of trekking in Nepal, withinside the 1990s.

Annapurna has one of the maximum vibrant landscapes and covers a massive location that houses one of the most beautiful bio-diversities. The majority of the Annapurna base camp trek falls below Annapurna Sanctuary, which is a protected vicinity.

Annapurna base camp trek may be taken from special locations however the maximum favorable and practiced vacation spot is Nayapul.

From Nayapul we embark on the trails of Annapurna. Making our way on a few lovely man-made trails and into the herbal one surrounded by excellent Rhododendron and Pine woodland.

Annapurna is among few locations which might be absolutely inhabited and the teahouses in abundance make it a nice stroll.

During this trek

They have their respective culture, proceedings, cuisine, and manner of life. And, the teahouse mode of lodging permits you to engage with the citizens and trade phrases approximately lifestyle.The intermingling of the Rhododendron and first-rate woodland with the villages. Similarly, the flora and fauna of the Annapurna sanctuary, the birds, and the butterfly. And, remaining however now no longer least the terrace farming and the flourishing hills. Waterfalls and streams pushing down nearly every part make this location the amphitheater of nature.

The trails are similarly none disturbing while then again the mountains and the Himalayan landscape are fascinating. Throughout the trail, after a positive attitude, the mountains by no means go away with you in the back of and the hiking.

On the paths turns into a disguise and seeks among you and the mountains. Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre, Hiuchuli, and Lamjung Himal are a few names withinside the listing out of many.

Come be a part of us in the adventure of the Annapurna base camp trek. And, discover for yourself what motive this vacation spot is stealing all of the attention, in Nepal.

Best Time to visit Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The best time to do any tour or travel in Nepal is during the spring and autumn seasons. During this time of the year, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding which will add value to your tour. The main reason for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek to be that famous is because of the view of Mount Annapurna.

Similarly, there are other several reasons for the Annapurna Base Camp. During this time of the intermingling of the Rhododendron and first-rate woodland with the villages. Similarly, the flora and fauna of the Annapurna sanctuary, the birds, and the butterfly.

And, remaining however now no longer least the terrace farming and the flourishing hills. Waterfalls and streams pushing down nearly every part make this location the amphitheater of nature. Can add value to your trip to Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Mountain views that leave you spellbound
  • Trekking inside the forests of the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • A peek into Nepali culture
  • A melting pot of adventurous souls


Day 01

Arrive in Kathmandu (1,350 m):

Today, you arrive in Kathmandu and we transfer you to your hotel. Likewise, after arriving at the hotel you rest and rejuvenate and observe the locality. A member of our team will brief you about the itinerary on this same day.

Day 02

Visit Kathmandu:

While our backend employees could be busy making preparations for the day to come, we might take the privilege to head across the town and examine a few thrilling historic relics. At the moment, we might go to Swayambunath; well-known as the monkey temple as well, Basantapur Durbar Square; a historic palace courtyard, and Patan Durbar Square.

Day 03

Kathmandu- Pokhara (820 m):

After breakfast, scenic 06 hours’ drive through Prithvi highway by tourist bus or a private vehicle or 25 minutes Fly on a plane.

Day 04

Pokhara- Tikhedhunga (1500 m):

After breakfast, drive through a private jeep to Naya pul and trek to Tikhedhunga for 04 hours, a massive and flourishing city beside the Modi River. We head up the primary path to Sudami wherein we climb progressively up the aspect of the valley, accomplishing Hile (1430m) earlier than the final to Tikhe shunga. Overnight in lodge.

Day 05

Tikhe Dhunga - Ghorepani (2850 m) 6:00 hrs:

Today we trek via rhododendron and oak forests and throughout streams earlier than making a quick climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we pass towards Ghorepani. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 06

Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3200m) – Tadapani (2520m) 06hrs

Early morning little bit hike to Poon Hill to peer the panoramic perspectives of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung, and exquisite dawn all around the Himalayas. Back to the lodge and feature breakfast, trek toward Tadapani alongside the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest.

Day 07

Tadapani - Chhomrong (2170m) 05:00hrs

Today we stroll closer to Chhomrong crossing through the village of Gurung, rhododendron, and pine forest. Chhomrong gives you clear perspectives of Mt. Annapurna south, Himchuli, and Mt. Fishtail. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 08

Chhomrong – Dovan (2600mt) 05:30hrs

We slid right down to Chhomrong flow and once more headed as much as Dovan crossing via hushed rhododendron forest. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 09

Dovan – Machha Puchre Base Camp (3700m) 05:00hrs

Today we comply with the path upwards, passing Himalaya hotel (2920m), see the awesome view of the mountains, and a better view of Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail). Overnight in Fishtail Base Camp (3700m).

Day 10

Machha Puchre Base Camp – Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) – Himalaya Hotel (2920m) 06hrs

Today easy 02 hours trek to attain Annapurna base camp. The vicinity offers you remarkable perspectives of the Himalayas such as Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Barah Shikhar, and plenty more. After seeing a remarkable view of the Himalayas, we trek lower back to the Himalayas resort for 04 hours. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 11

Himalaya Hotel – Sinuwa (2340m) 05:00hrs

Today flows down via Dovan and bamboo. The trek maintains through lovely rhododendron forests and right down to Sinuwa. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 12

Day 12: Sinuwa – Jhinu Danda (Hot Spring) (1760m) 05:00hrs.:

From Sinuwa following the paths will circulate in the direction of the Chomrong after which circulate right down to Jhinu Danda. Overnight in Lodge

Day 13

Jhinu danda - Ghandrung (1940m) 05:00hrs

After breakfast, we can descend via the terrace fields viewing Jhinu Danda and Chhomrong village from the pinnacle of the ridge, non-stop trek via the dense woodland of rhododendron viewing scenic Landruk and Ghandruk village till accomplishing Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung communities, you could discover vintage conventional Gurung museums and Buddhist monasteries. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 14

Ghandrung – Pokhara (820m) 06:00hrs

Today morning we will leave the Ghandruk village and walk down to the Syaulibazar, continues trek down plain dusty roadway along the Modi river to Birethanti, we will have lunch here and trek to Nayapul. From Nayapul drive to Pokhara for 02 hours. Overnight in lodge.

Day 15

Pokhara – Kathmandu

A six hours drive or a 25 min scenic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu on the second last day of the trek.

Day 16

Kathmandu- Departure

Departure transfer to the airport by our departure representative


What’s Included

  • All arrival and departure transfer by Private AC vehicle.
  • 01 Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour by Private vehicle with English speaking Guide.
  • 03 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB ( Bed & Breakfast) Basis.
  • 02 nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB ( Bed & Breakfast) Basis.
  • Tea house lodge accommodation with three meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • English speaking trekking guide with porter with their insurance.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee) & TIMS card.

What’s Not included

  • International Airfare
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Entrance fee to all the sightseeing places
  • Personal equipment
  • Travel / medical insurance
  • Single room supplement fee if need.
  • Tips for the trekking guide and porter
  • Shower charge during the trek
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, (including cold drinks and mineral water).
  • Extra expenses if unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, political unrest, and avalanches.
  • Note: Sightseeing entrance fee will be charge as mention below: (Kathmandu city-Rs.750, Swoyambhunath stupa-Rs.200, Patan city-Rs.550, amounts total Rs. 1500 equivalent = US$ 15 totally per person).

Useful Info

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with one’s arrival in Kathmandu and from Kathmandu, there will be a city-guided tour of the valley. Then after that, the trip continues towards Pokhara, Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Poon Hill (3200m) – Tadapani, Chhomrong, Dovan, Machha Puchre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Himalaya Hotel, Sinuwa, Jhinu Danda, Ghandrung, Pokhara and to Kathmandu respectively.

Best time to visit the Annapurna Base Camp trek

The best time to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is during the time of Spring and Autumn Seasons. During this time of the year in the Annapurna Region, the climate and weather are stable for trekking.

Difficulty of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

We view the Annapurna Base Camp trek as “Moderate-Difficult.” There are essential motives for the ABC trek is taken into consideration as a Moderate-Difficult trek. Firstly, the distance. The trekker covers a complete distance of sixty-seven km over 10 days of the trek. This consists of 3 days in which you cowl extra than 10 km, with the longest being 15. five km from ABC to Bamboo. Secondly, the sheer altitude advantage and loss. Starting the trek at simply over 7, three hundred toes at Komrong, you hastily climb as much as 13,550 toes on the ABC. On the 5th day of the trek, the path rises over 4,000 toes in elevation over 10 km. This is something you have to issue while you plan to do the trek.

Annapurna Base Camp trek safety

Trekking is an adventure journey that incorporates inherent risks. However, at our company, we take first-rate care in designing our treks and itineraries to make certain protection during the trek. The Annapurna Base Camp trek has a buffer day blanketed withinside the itinerary. This guarantees that we’ve got an afternoon extra to finish the trek in case of damaging weather. Besides this, the Indiahikes trek crew for a full-electricity batch contains a Trek Leader, Guide, cook, and helper. The crew is geared up with an oximeter, blood strain monitor, stretcher, oxygen cylinder, walkie-talkies, and a high-altitude medical (HAM) kit. The Trek Leader continues a fitness card with a document of each trekker`s vitals (Blood strain and oximeter readings) taken two times an afternoon. Training well for the trek for a minimum of a month, and hydrating yourself for the duration of the trek will even make certain you entire the trek adequately and in great condition.

Duration of Annapurna Base Camp trek

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is sixty-seven km long. You can do the trek in nine days to and from Pokhara. However, it`s most suitable to maintain a buffer day to account for detrimental weather. Our itinerary for ABC begins offevolved the trek from Kimche and is going via Dovan to attain ABC in 5 days. On the manner down from ABC, you`ll take the Sewai direction to Pokhara to descend in three days. The path is nicely paved with stone steps laid out on the main phase of the trek. While those steps assist you in advantage elevation quickly, they also can be taxing to the body. To try this trek, you may train for a minimum of a month in advance. After you sign on for the trek, Indiahikes allows you with an education plan that includes muscle strengthening in conjunction with cardiovascular exercises.


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Taking children with you during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is not recommended. However, if the children are above 16 years and can take care of themselves by themselves you can take them with you.

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