Annapurna Base Camp Trek

08 Days




The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a popular and breathtaking trekking adventure that takes you to the base camp of Annapurna I, one of the world's highest peaks. Nestled in the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal, this trek offers spectacular views of the Annapurna mountain range, lush rhododendron forests, cascading waterfalls, terraced fields, and diverse flora and fauna.
The trek typically begins in the picturesque town of Pokhara, known as the gateway to the Annapurna region. From Pokhara, trekkers make their way through traditional Nepalese villages, traversing steep ascents and descents, and crossing suspension bridges over the roaring Modi Khola river. The trail passes through charming settlements like Ghandruk, Chhomrong, and Bamboo, where trekkers can experience the local Gurung and Magar cultures.

As the trek progresses, the landscape transforms into a stunning alpine environment. Trekkers walk amidst dense forests of oak, bamboo, and rhododendron, which burst into a riot of colors during the spring season. The trail offers frequent panoramic views of iconic Himalayan peaks, including Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri, creating a mesmerizing backdrop.
One of the highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is reaching the base camp itself, situated at an altitude of 4,130 meters (13,550 feet). Surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks, the base camp provides a unique sense of accomplishment and awe. Trekkers can take in the breathtaking beauty of the Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural amphitheater formed by the encircling mountains.

Throughout the journey, trekkers stay in teahouses or lodges available along the route, providing comfortable accommodation and warm meals. The local hospitality and interactions with fellow trekkers from around the world make the trek a culturally enriching experience.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek typically takes around 7 to 12 days, depending on the starting point and the pace of the trek. It is considered a moderate trek, suitable for trekkers with a reasonable level of fitness. However, it is important to acclimatise properly and be prepared for changing weather conditions.

Overall, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers a captivating blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and physical challenge. It is a must-do adventure for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable Himalayan experience.

Includes and excludes :

  1. All meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner with tea/coffee).
  2. Arrival pick up & departure.
  3. All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  4. Internal flights some trip we us Land Transport
  5. All trekking arrangements including trekking permits, climbing permits, National Park entrance fees.
  6. Accommodation in twin sharing local lodges or best available places for accommodation,
  7. Trekking & Climbing leader & porter (salary, insurance, food, accommodation & other allowances).
  8. Basic first aid kit is carried by your leader.
  1. Kathmandu food lunch & dinner,
  2. International flights to Kathmandu,
  3. Tips for Porter, guide & other
  4. Personal climbing gears and climbing boot, clothing & equipment
  5. Personal expenditure, all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain region, mineral water, snacks, desserts.
  6. Medical examination (if required) & vaccination costs
  7. Optional trips. Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control
  8. Visa fees & Travel insurance. Airport taxes
  9. Meals or drinks except the 3 main meals specified in itinerary
  10. Anything else not specified in the ‘included costs’ section above

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Itinerary breakdown

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara – 30 minute flight {there’s an option by surface to}

Day 02: Trek to Ghandruk – 1940m – 4-5 hrs trek

Day 03: Trek to Chhomrong – 2100m – 5-6 hrs trek

Day 04: Trek to Deurali – 3230m – 3-4 hrs trek

Day 05: Trek to ABC – 4130m via Machhapuchare Base Camp – 3700m – 5-6 hrs trek

Day 06: Trek to Chhomrong – 4-5 hrs trek

Day 07: Trek to Jhinu danda and Pokhara– 2540m – 3-4 hrs trek

Day 08: Pokhara to Kathmandu by surface – 7-8 hrs cruising.

Destination Map