Trip Facts

  • Arrival City : Kathmandu
  • Departure City : Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude : 4130
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
  • Trip Duration : 10 Days
  • Route :ABC
  • Best Season : Autumn, Spring
  • Transportation : Private Vehicle, Tourist Bus
  • Accomodation : Tea House

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a wonderful drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.
  • Explore the wonderful city of Pokhara- the city of lakes and mountains.
  • Visit the vibrating Magar and Gurung villages of the Annapurna region.
  • Collect the best sunrise view from Poon Hill.
  • Collect the best views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.
  • Taste the pure local foods.

Trip Overview

Famous Annapurna Base Camp Trek is 10 days of trekking in Nepal. The journey to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world, ABC trek combines the natural and cultural wonders of the region. Widely known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, the trip is inside the biggest conservation area of Nepal.

Your trek to Annapurna base camp starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Pokhara is a famous city for lakes and mountains. From there, with a short drive, you will get to Nayapul to start the journey. The official trek then starts from there via Birethanti village. The route gradually climbs to Ghorepani via Ulleri village. These villages are dominated by the Magar and Gurung people. Poon Hill at 3210 meters is one of the major points of the trek. Located at the top of the hill, this place offers 360 views of the Himalayas including the Annapurna to Dhaulagiri ranges. Likewise, sunrise is a thing to see from here.

Everest Base Camp Trek Details

Then after the trek gradually climbs further via Tadapani and Chhomorong villages. Chhomorong is one of the beautiful Gurung villages on the route. Similarly, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek includes collecting wonderful views of waterfalls and awesome landscapes. Furthermore, walking through dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo is fascinating.

Macchhapuchre Base Camp at 3700 meters is the next highlight of the ABC trek. MBC is the last camp before reaching Annapurna Base Camp. Some of the travelers set their camp here and used to hike to ABC as a day trip too.  But our Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary is designed to spend a night at Annapurna base camp, so you will be further hiking to ABC for the night. The evening at ABC welcomes with stunning sunset views over the Annapurna range. Likewise, the dawn comes with supreme sunrise views around the Himalayas.

The best time to trek Annapurna base camp is spring and autumn. Although trekking Annapurna base camp is also doable in the months of December too. But trekking to ABC is not suggested in the months of July and August.

Trip Itinerary

  • Duration : 7/8 hours
  • Activity : Overland Travel
  • Altitude : 820

As your bus leaves early morning at 7 a.m., take an early breakfast and catch your bus from Tourist Bus Station. The journey to Pokhara is always wonderful as you will pass several small and big settlements via the raging Trishuli River. On the way, the bus will stop for the lunch.

  • Accomodation : Hotel
  • Meal : Breakfast

  • Duration : 4/5 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 1960

Take an early breakfast and get ready for the trekking. Today you will first take a short drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. From Nayapul, you will be starting your trekking. The trail from Nayapul is an easy trail where you walk through the stone-paved steps passing several small villages. Just below Ulleri, you will be treated with the first glimpse of Annapurna South and Himchuli. Overnight in Ulleri at a teahouse.

Note: On the way to Ulleri you will be passing Tikhe shunga(1540m.)

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 6/7 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 2860

A tough yet wonderful trekking day. Today you will be trekking through the dense rhododendron forest. The hiking will be more special if it is in the spring as the Rhododendron blooms around with seven colors. Upon you reach Ghorepani, you will forget all the pains you had during the walking as the mountain views are just perfect and refreshing.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 4/5 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 3210

The best day of the trekking. Wake up early morning, take your torchlight and start hiking up to Poon Hill. It takes one hour to get up to Poon Hill from Ghorepani. At Poon Hill, you can collect the superb sunrise view in Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan ranges.

After collecting the amazing views, trek back to Ghorepani for the breakfast, then start your trek to Tadapani. On the way to Tadapani, the wonderful views of the mountains accompany you.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 5/6 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 2170

The trail till Kimrong is ascending. From Kimrong trek gently to get to Chhmommorng which is a small Gurung village.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 4/5 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 2310

As an easy trekking day. On the way to Bamboo, you will be passing Sinuwa(2360m.)  which offers wonderful views of Annapurna and the villages inside Ghandruk municipality.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 4/5 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 3230

Take an early breakfast then start the trekking through the long steep stone staircase to Dobhan (2600m.) From Doban you will further to Himalaya(2920m.) then pass the Hinku Cave before getting to Deurali.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 6/7 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 4130

Slightly hard plus equally rewarding trekking day. First climb up to Machhapuchre base camp which offers the stunning view of Machhapuchhre along with Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli, and Gangapurna.

Further, push yourself up to Annapurna Base Camp which also treats you with magnificent views of the mountains including, South, including Machhapuchhre, AnnSouth, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and other peaks.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 5/6 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 2310

Long yet easy trekking day. Most of the trail you follow today will be downhill. Trek gently to Bamboo with enjoying the extraordinary landscapes.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 5/6 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 1780

Take an early breakfast and start the trekking. The trail till Khuldighar(2540m.). From there trek downhill to Chhomorng and furthermore downhill to Jhinu Danda. Jhinu Danda is a Natural Hot Spring place where you can take a dip in the hot water pond and refresh the tired body.

  • Accomodation : Tea House
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Duration : 2 hours
  • Activity : Trekking
  • Altitude : 820

After breakfast, trek down to Modkyu. Along the way, you can enjoy wonderful landscapes. From there you will be taking a drive back to Pokhara.

  • Accomodation : Hotel
  • Meal : Breakfast, Lunch

  • Duration : 6/7 hours
  • Activity : Overland Travel
  • Altitude : 1350

As your bus leaves early morning at 8 a.m., take an early breakfast and catch your bus from Tourist Bus Station and drive back to Kathmandu. On the way, the bus will stop for the lunch.

  • Accomodation : Not Included
  • Meal : Breakfast

Trip Cost

  • Pokhara transportation by tourist bus
  • 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Private transportation to and from Nayapul
  • All the needed documents/permits for the trekking
  • Experienced English speaking trekking guide and his all expenses including insurance
  • Porters for carrying bags (1 porter for 2 trekkers and carries 15kg-20kg) and their all expenses including insurance
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets (Need to return after the trekking)
  • Walking poles
  • Nepali Sim Cards
  • First Aid Kit

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trekking
  • 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)
  • Anything does not mention in include list

Equipment List

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  •  1 small day pack
  •  1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  •  1 fleece/warm sweater
  •  1 water and windproof jacket
  •   2 pair lightweight trousers
  •   1 pair shorts
  •  2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  •    2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  •   1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  •  1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  •   Underwear (including thermals)
  •  Cotton headscarf/bandana
  •   Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  •   Sunglasses and Sunhat
  •   Money Belt
  •  Water purification tablets/solution
  •  Sunblock Cream(30-50)
  •    Washing kit: include
  •  Personal toiletries
  •   Moleskin for blister
  •  Toilet paper
  •  Biodegradable soap/shampoo
  •  Any personal medication
  •  3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

Cost & Dates

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January 11, 2021 January 15, 2021 USD $1250 10 available Book Now
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