ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK

Discovering the Magnificent Annapurna base camp 

ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK

Discovering the Magnificent Annapurna base camp 

Base Camp

Pokhara

Region

Nepal

Trek Grade

Difficult

Trek Distance

70 Kms

Trek Duration

9 Days

Highest Altitude

4,130m/ 13,550 ft

Best Season

March-June, Sept-Oct

Pick & Drop Point

Pokhara

Nearest Airport

Pokhara

Railway Station

NA

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₹ 32,500

₹ 29,500

+5% GST

Region

Nepal

Base Camp

Pokhara

Trek Grade

Difficult

Trek Distance

70 Kms

Trek Duration

9 Days

Highest Altitude

4,130 m / 13,550 ft

Best Season

March-June, Sept-Oct

Pick & Drop Point

Pokhara

Nearest Airport

Pokhara

Railway Station

NA

Contact Us

₹ 32,500

₹ 29,500
+5% GST

ABOUT ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal, offering a stunning blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and Himalayan adventure.

Nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the Himalayas lies the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), a trekker’s paradise renowned for its breathtaking scenery, diverse landscapes, and rich cultural experiences. Spanning approximately 70 kilometers round trip, the ABC trek offers adventurers an unforgettable journey through lush forests, quaint villages, and alpine meadows, culminating in awe-inspiring views of the towering Annapurna massif.

The trek is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, in the north-central part of the country. It leads trekkers into the heart of the Annapurna massif, providing awe-inspiring views of some of the world’s highest peaks, including Annapurna I (8,091 meters), Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6,993 meters), and Hiunchuli (6,441 meters).

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek typically takes around 8 to 10 days to complete, depending on the chosen itinerary, pace, and acclimatization schedule. Shorter or longer itineraries are available to accommodate various preferences and fitness levels.

As trekkers ascend higher into the Himalayas, the landscape transforms, revealing panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, and emerald green valleys. Highlights of the trek include Machapuchare (Fishtail) Base Camp, where the iconic Machapuchare peak looms overhead, and the natural hot springs of Jhinu Danda, perfect for rejuvenating weary muscles after a day of hiking.

The trek offers panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and terraced fields throughout the journey. The sunrise over the Annapurna range from Poon Hill is a highlight not to be missed.
Along the trail, trekkers encounter diverse ethnic communities, including Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis, each with their own unique traditions and hospitality.

The route passes through rhododendron forests, bamboo groves, and alpine meadows, providing opportunities to witness Nepal’s rich biodiversity up close.

The ultimate destination of the trek, Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters), is nestled in a glacial amphitheater surrounded by towering peaks, offering a breathtaking and rewarding experience for trekkers.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is considered moderate to difficult. While it does not involve technical climbing, trekkers should be prepared for long days of hiking, steep ascents and descents, and variable weather conditions. Adequate physical fitness and acclimatization are crucial for a successful and enjoyable trek.

Trekkers need two permits for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek: the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara prior to the trek.

Accommodation along the trail consists of tea houses or guesthouses offering basic amenities such as a bed, blanket, and meals. Rooms are usually shared, and facilities may vary depending on the altitude and remoteness of the location.

The best time to visit the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) seasons. During these periods, the weather is generally stable, with clear skies and favorable trekking conditions.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers an unforgettable adventure through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Himalayas. With its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and moderate difficulty level, it is an ideal choice for trekkers seeking a memorable experience in the heart of Nepal’s Annapurna region.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that combines breathtaking natural beauty, cultural immersion, and physical challenge. Whether trekking solo or as part of a group, the journey to ABC promises unforgettable memories and a deep appreciation for the Himalayan wilderness. As trekkers descend back to Pokhara, they carry with them not only stunning photographs but also a newfound sense of wonder and gratitude for the incredible diversity and beauty of our planet.

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FAQs

The ABC Trek is a popular trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal, leading to the base camp of the majestic Annapurna massif. It offers stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, and cultural experiences.

The duration of the ABC Trek typically ranges from 8 to 10 days, depending on the chosen itinerary and pace of the trekker. Shorter or longer itineraries can be arranged to suit different preferences.

The best time for the ABC Trek is during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) seasons when the weather is generally clear, offering excellent trekking conditions and spectacular mountain views.

The ABC Trek is considered moderate to difficult. While it does not involve technical climbing, trekkers should be prepared for steep ascents and descents, as well as variable weather conditions. Adequate physical fitness and acclimatization are important for a successful trek.

Trekkers need two permits: the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara prior to the trek.

Annapurna Base Camp is situated at an altitude of approximately 4,130 meters (13,550 feet) above sea level.

Accommodation along the trail consists of tea houses or guesthouses offering basic amenities such as a bed, blanket, and meals. Rooms are usually shared, and facilities may vary depending on the altitude and remoteness of the location.

Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Trekkers should ascend gradually, stay hydrated, consume a balanced diet, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. It's also recommended to consult a healthcare professional before the trek.

Essential items include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and trekking poles. Packing light but adequately for varying weather conditions is key.

Our age criteria is 18 years to 60 years old with medical fitness certificate, participants should be in good physical condition and prepared for the demands of trekking at high altitudes. It's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before undertaking the trek, especially for elderly or younger trekkers.

DETAILED ITINERARY

  • Altitude : 4,600 ft

  • Trek briefing in the evening

  • Local sightseeing

  • Hotel stay

    Arrive in Pokhara, a beautiful lakeside city in Nepal. Check into your stay and take some time to relax and explore the city. Enjoy the stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range from Pokhara.

  • Altitude : 6,500 ft

  • Early morning pick up

  • Drive : 40 km, 2-3 hours

  • Trek : 5 km, 4-5 hours

  • Overnight stay in Teahouse

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive from Pokhara to Sauli Bazar via Nayapul. From Sauli Bazar, start your trek to Ghandruk, a charming Gurung village. The trek offers beautiful views of terraced fields, lush forests, and distant mountain peaks. Overnight stay in Ghandruk.

  • Altitude : 7,250 ft

  • Trek : 10 km, 6-7 hours

    Begin your trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong, passing through picturesque villages and rhododendron forests. Chhomrong is a traditional Gurung village situated at the base of the Annapurna massif. Enjoy stunning views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) along the way. Overnight stay in the Teahouse.

  • Altitude : 8,200 ft

  • Trek : 10 km, 5-7 hours

    Today's trek takes you from Chhomrong to Bamboo, a small settlement nestled amidst bamboo forests. The trail descends steeply to the Chhomrong Khola before ascending again through lush vegetation. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as monkeys and various bird species. Overnight stay in Bamboo.

  • Altitude : 12,100 ft

  • Trek : 9 km, 5-7 hours

Depart Bamboo and trek towards Deurali, a picturesque stopover on the way to Annapurna Base Camp. The trail meanders through dense forests and crosses several streams and waterfalls. As you gain altitude, the landscape changes, and you'll notice more alpine vegetation. Overnight stay in Teahouse at Deurali.

  • Altitude : 8,200 ft

  • Trek : 13 km, 6-7 hours

    Today's trek is one of the highlights as you make your way to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Pass through Machhapuchhre Base Camp, offering breathtaking views of the iconic Fishtail peak. As you approach ABC, the towering peaks of the Annapurna massif come into view. Reach Annapurna Base Camp and revel in the panoramic vistas of Annapurna I, II, III, and other peaks. Overnight stay at Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Altitude : 8,200 ft

  • Trek : 13 km, 7-9 hours

    Begin your descent from Annapurna Base Camp back to Bamboo. Enjoy the changing scenery and relish the views you may have missed on the ascent. Take your time to soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Overnight stay in Bamboo.

  • Altitude : 5,650 ft

  • Trek : 8 km, 5-6 hours

    Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring, where you can relax and rejuvenate in the natural hot springs. The trail passes through lush forests and offers glimpses of the Annapurna range. After reaching Jhinu, unwind in the hot springs and enjoy the therapeutic benefits. Overnight stay near Jhinu Hot Spring.

  • Trek:2km,1hour

  • Drive : 60 km, 2-3 hours

  • Hotel stay at Pokhara

    After breakfast, trek from Jhinu Hot Spring to Jhinu Bridge, where a vehicle will be waiting for you. Drive back to Pokhara, marking the end of your Annapurna Base Camp trekking adventure. Arrive in Pokhara and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Optionally, explore Pokhara's attractions or simply relax by the lakeside. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

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THINGS TO CARRY

BASIC GEARS

INCLUSIONS

EXCLUSIONS

POLICY

Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The ABC Trek is a popular trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal, leading to the base camp of the majestic Annapurna massif. It offers stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, and cultural experiences.

The duration of the ABC Trek typically ranges from 8 to 10 days, depending on the chosen itinerary and pace of the trekker. Shorter or longer itineraries can be arranged to suit different preferences.

The best time for the ABC Trek is during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) seasons when the weather is generally clear, offering excellent trekking conditions and spectacular mountain views.

The ABC Trek is considered moderate to difficult. While it does not involve technical climbing, trekkers should be prepared for steep ascents and descents, as well as variable weather conditions. Adequate physical fitness and acclimatization are important for a successful trek.

Trekkers need two permits: the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara prior to the trek.

Annapurna Base Camp is situated at an altitude of approximately 4,130 meters (13,550 feet) above sea level.

Accommodation along the trail consists of tea houses or guesthouses offering basic amenities such as a bed, blanket, and meals. Rooms are usually shared, and facilities may vary depending on the altitude and remoteness of the location.

Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Trekkers should ascend gradually, stay hydrated, consume a balanced diet, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. It's also recommended to consult a healthcare professional before the trek.

Essential items include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and trekking poles. Packing light but adequately for varying weather conditions is key.

Our age criteria is 18 years to 60 years old with medical fitness certificate, participants should be in good physical condition and prepared for the demands of trekking at high altitudes. It's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before undertaking the trek, especially for elderly or younger trekkers.

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