Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Transportation
    Car / Jeep / Bus
  • Group Size
    1 -10
  • Destination
  • Altitude
  • Duration
    10 Days
  • Activities
    Trekking in Nepal
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Difficulty
  • Accomodation
    Hotel in Kathmandu, Teahouse during the trek


Mt. Annapurna is a most noteworthy summit on the planet with its summit of 8091m arranged in the western zone of Nepal. Annapurna region is a safe area and the biggest protection locale of Nepal. Its territory lies among the most well-known climbing goals of this planet; The Annapurna Base Camp Trek, famously called ABC Trek.

ABC stands at the rise of 4130m. There are 3 ways to ABC to be specific, Ghorepani-Poonhill, Ghadruk course, and Dhampus–Chhomorong course. Col. James Roberts out of Britain initially distinguished ABC in 1956. He had been so inspired by its excellence, therefore, called it the ”Sanctuary of the Gods”.

The trekking begins from the town of Lakes, Pokhara. We finish the street some of the most loved Gurung Village of Landruk through Dhampus. Dhampus is among the most sultry dawn and grand views in Nepal. Similarly, the astonishing eminence of Annapurna, Machapuchhre (Fishtail), and Himchuli get us our own particular walk.

No specialized issues make this trek feasible for climbers who haven’t any pieces of training or any sort of mastery in climbing. We stroll for around 5-7 hours and stop at a cabin and continue trekking the following day before achieving the goal.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking course gives an excursion to examine scenes of magnificent mountains. Furthermore, one can indulge in rich Gurung, Magar, and Thakali culture and traditions. This truly is really the most to do trek in an existence.


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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary Outline

Day 01: Day 01: Drive to Pokhara, 7-8 hours drive.

Day 02: Drive to Nayapul then trek to Ulleri, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 03: Trekking to Ghorepani, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 04: Trekking to Chuile, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 05: Trekking to Sinwa, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 06: Trek to the Himalayas, 5-6 hours walk.

Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 08: Trek to Bamboo, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 09: Trek to Jhinu Danda, 6-7 hours walk.

Day 10: Trek to Siwai and drive to Pokhara by neighborhood transport/jeep.


DAY 01

Drive to Pokhara, 7-8 hours’ Drive.

Presently we ride a visitor transport to Pokhara which is 200 kilometers and it takes roughly around 7 hours from Kathmandu. It’s an energizing and private carport which we may appreciate the lovely all-encompassing perspective of the terraced rice region, Trisuli and Marsyangdi Rivers. Moreover, one can get the dazzling picturesque perspective of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and the huge numbers of the Annapurna Himalayan Range.

The vacationer mentor stops for breakfast at 09:00 am and furthermore at around 12:00 for lunch while in transit to Pokhara. Your cabin will be in Hotel Splendid View or practically identical.

DAY 02

Drive to Nayapul then trek to Ulleri, 6-7 hours walk.

Drive to Nayapul – Birethanti out of Pokhara from the auto/taxi or van in light of the measure of pax. It takes 1.5 hours to achieve Nayapul and Birethanti and start the outing to Ulleri, rather we could stay at Hile or even Tikhedunga so we could see the social and conventional town of Sabeth in the event that you’d love to.

Homestay can be found in Sabeth if a man is intrigued. We walk around the loan specialist of Burundi Khola passing towns Sudame, Hile, and so forth. And thus stay medium-term in the climbing lodge at Ulleri.

DAY 03

Trek to Ghorepani, 6-7 hours walk.

Our voyage proceeds after a hot breakfast around 08:00 o’clock toward the evening. Nowadays, it’s somewhat requesting a steep stroll from the stone staircase to Ulleri for around 1 and thirty minutes.

Meal break at Banthanti and outside Banthanti, the street experiences sublime rhododendron and pine woods. Its 6/7 hours walk adds up to stunning Ghorepani. Remain medium-term in stop.

DAY 04

Trek to Chuile, 6-7 hours walk.

An early-morning increment up to Poon Hill (3210m) for phenomenal splendid dawn and grand perspective of the best Himalaya, It takes around 50 minutes and 400 meters to stroll up to the viewpoint. Subsequent to adoring sunrise and Mountain View backtrack back to the resort and after breakfast trek to Chuile (2340m). Remain medium-term in the climbing lodge.
DAY 05

Trek to Sinwa, 6-7 hours walk.

Leaving Chuile, the street slides down through garlic and corn-terraced manor lands. The street goes extremely soak downhill all through the territory to Kimrung Khola, crosses the suspension scaffold, and afterward strolls into Gurung.

The street rises up finishing Gurjung town in 45 minutes at that point specifically stroll into Chhmrung at the height of 2170m. It takes 3-4 hours from Chuile to Chhumrung, we may eat and visit Sinuwa following lunch.

DAY 06

Trek to Himalaya, 5-6 hours walk.

It’s not hard to stroll through rhododendron trimmed with orchids and greeneries at that point dissolves with shaking stairs to Bamboo. In the wake of having a coffee break there, we walk around the stylish woods for around one hour to Dovan in an elevation of 2630 meters, where we could eat and rest. Another stroll of 1.5 hours can get us Himalayas a height of 2900 meters from ocean level.
DAY 07

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, 6-7 hours walk.

In the wake of strolling some stone stairs, we hit the zone where a couple of people were killed by torrential slide 10 years past. We should not stop inside this potentially risky area for an expanded time. This place is advised of the torrential slide so keep ahead cognizant until the point when you achieve a secure area.

As you walk more distant, more delightful White Mountains have been close and seen. The street swings to one side at the valley following Machhapuchhre Base Camp and it’s pleasant to stroll up Annapurna Base Camp Trek in spite of the fact that the environment is more slender today. You may feel in the high rise today. It’s recommended not to rush and walk delicately.

You can see among the most prominent 360˙degree Mountain Views on the planet from Base Camp. Remain medium-term in hold-up.

DAY 08

Trek to Bamboo, 6-7 hours walk.

In the wake of cherishing Brilliant Mountain assessment and conveying some espresso or tea we appreciate a hot breakfast and plunge down to Dovan or even Bamboo through MBC, Deurali, and Himalaya. We take lunch and coffee break en route. Remain medium-term in stop.
DAY 09

Trek to Jhinu Danda, 6-7 hours walk.

Out of Bamboo, we walk upward all through the charming wilderness stroll into Sinuwa at that point go down to Chhumrung Khola and stroll up shake stairs up top Chhomrung at that point stroll down to Jhinu, save space in the wake of having lunch move to the hot spring, at that point it takes around 20 minutes. Take tub in hot warm water and return hold up. Remain medium-term in hold-up.
DAY 10

Trek to Siwai and drive to Pokhara by neighborhood transport/jeep.

After breakfast to Siwai through New Bridge. It takes roughly 1-2 hours to walk a short time later we drive to Pokhara by neighborhood transport or jeep as gathering size. Stay in lodging in Pokhara.

The trip closes with us. Only goodbye and sorting out your photos. We can save your vehicles back to Kathmandu from flight/private vehicle or traveler transport in the event that you ask us.


What's included?

  • Airport picks up and drops off by the private vehicle.
  • Three-time Meal During trekking(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus/private vehicle
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and TIMS.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes
  • Trekking map
  • Trekking certificate after trek.

What’s excluded?

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Private transportation except what is mentioned in the What Is Included section
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason like natural disaster and your own problems) than the scheduled itinerary Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary) International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Trekking equipment
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.) Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Useful Info

Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

Autumn and spring seasons typically see the best weather conditions for an Annapurna Base Camp Trek, with mid-October to mid-November and mid-March to mid-May being the optimal months for trekking. 

The autumn window from October to December is considered ideal as crystal clear skies provide the best views of mountains, and peak vantage points have stunning views of the Annapurna massif. 

Spring months of March/April/May see mild weather, although April sees the full bloom of rhododendron forests for spectacular floral views. 

The pre-monsoon months of winter and summer have good weather but are borderline for treks – winters can be colder, and summers may bring more rain and risk of snowfall at higher altitudes, obscuring views and making hiking trails difficult. 

So regardless of the level of difficulty, autumn or spring periods are the absolute best times for Annapurna Base Camp treks to fully enjoy the experience, views, and floral beauty.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty

The Annapurna Base Camp trek typically takes between 7-10 days and is considered moderately strenuous, requiring a decent level of fitness. The trail gains a total elevation of 4130m, which means trekkers will encounter steep stone staircases up and down mountainsides and hike 5-7 hours most days. 

No technical climbing skills are necessary, and the trek is feasible for amateur hikers willing to train before tackling the route. However, the rapid elevation gain combined with mountainous daytime temperatures and cold nights makes the trek extremely draining. 

Building endurance through cardio workouts and strength training for 3 months prior allows one’s body to acclimatize better. While Annapurna Base Camp isn’t the toughest Nepali teahouse trek, trekkers should be prepared for challenging sections walking through rain, snow, freezing temperatures, and high winds. 

Permits Required for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

There are two main permits that are mandatory to obtain before embarking on an Annapurna Base Camp trek – the TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card and the ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) permit. 

  1. TIMS card

The TIMS card registration is required for all trekkers in Nepal and helps authorities coordinate rescues and monitor tourism impact. It can be obtained in Kathmandu for around USD 10 after providing passport and visa details. 

  1. ACAP permit

The ACAP permit grants access to trek within the Annapurna Conservation Area and costs USD 30 for foreign nationals and USD 10 for SARRC nationals. Most tour operators help secure permits in advance via online forms before starting the ABC trek. 

Having both permits on hand is essential when passing through check posts and helps conserve the delicate Himalayan environment.


How difficult is the Annapurna Base Camp trek?

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is moderately difficult. The route has a total elevation gain of 4,130m with 5-7 hours of hiking most days. It’s feasible for amateur hikers who train beforehand, but the rapid ascent to altitude can be demanding.

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