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|Trek Name :||Annapurna Base Camp|
|Maximum Altitude :||4,130m/13,810ft|
|Trip Duration :||11 Days|
|Group Size :||1person to 20 Pax|
|Best Time :||Autumn/Fall|
|Difficulty Level :||Moderate|
|Start / End Point :||Kathmandu/Kathmandu|
|Total Distance :||110km/68Miles|
|Activity :||5 to 7 Hour walking(Approx.)|
|Nature of Trek :||Teahouses/Lodge|
Are you willing to do Annapurna Base Camp trekking? If yes, you’re in the right webpage. Here, you will get information everything you should know before trekking to Annapurna Base Camp(ABC).
In Nepal, there are the two most popular base camp hikes. They are Annapurna Base Camp and Everest Base Camp. In fact, mostly rocky hikers select ABC trek before Everest Base Camp Trekking. So if you are newby to trekking, ABC Hiking is for you.
Unlike Everest Base Camp Trek, you can do this trek if you’re a novice trekker. It is the classical treks in the world that offers breathtaking Mountain View, the sight of the typical Nepali village, and allows you to enjoy inside the Annapurna Conservation area.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek(In short ABC )is one of the most wanted hikes throughout the world. It is an astonishing walk via assorted landscape exploring diverse cultures, traditional lifestyle, passing the gleaming mountain vistas and terraced fields. We can find a wide variety of flora and fauna during the hike to ABC.
As the journey leads us to the base of the Annapurna I(the 10th tallest mountain in the world), it is gaining popularity because of the duration and level of difficulty.
On the basis of the difficulty of trekking, ABC is a moderately difficult trek in Annapuran Region.
As this hike starts the magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges, peaceful nature, and cultural richness. Upon reaching the base camp of Annapurna, you shall have the magnificent views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), and several other peaks.
If you are planning to trek in spring, it provides spectacular views of beautiful flowers including rhododendron, the national flower of our country. Passing via astonishing farmlands, breathtaking landscapes, amazing Gurung and Magar villages, and the forest is a lifetime experience in itself.
There are plenty of major reasons behind the popularity of the ABC trek. Among them, following the list are highlights.
- A short trek around Pokhara
- Have the picturesque views of Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and other peaks closely.
- Amazing view of Modi River from beginning to the final destination
- Gurung Museum in the hamlets of Ghandruk
- Bee Hives View at Kyumi
- Enjoy the natural Hot Springs at Jhinu Danda
- The first and last rays of the sun over the stunning Himalayas
Regarding the itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp, it varies according to route as well trekking package category.For the ECONOMY AND STANDARD PACKAGE, it will be same. But regarding COMFORT PACKAGE, it will be different due to flight. For comfort trip itinerary, contact Us. In our itinerary, you will get 2 most popular route options and they are classical ABC trekking and shortest trek to the base camp of Annapurna(trending). It means, we have an 11 days itinerary as a class that includes ABC trek with Poon Hill. And we also have shortest, 7 days ABC hike from Kathmandu to Pokhara using road transfer. If you want to save your travel time , we can also arrange Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight. So without further ado, let’s jump into it’s itinerary.
Itinerary – ABC with Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking (Standard Trekking Package)
|Day 1||Kathmandu to Nayapul Drive and trek to Birethanti||1100m||10 hr|
|Day 2||Birethanti to Banthanti||2220m||7 hr|
|Day 3||Trekking to Ghorepani||2875m||5 hr|
|Day 4||Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill||2,630m||4 – 5 hr|
|Day 5||Tadapani to Chhumrong||2,140m||6 hr|
|Day 6||Chhomrong to Himalaya||2,900m||7 – 8 hr|
|Day 7||Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp||4,130m||5 – 6 hr|
|Day 8||ABC to Bamboo||2,600m||7-8 hr|
|Day 9||Bamboo to Jhinu||1,700m||6 hr|
|Day 10||Jhinu to Pokhara||800m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 11||Pokhara to Kathmandu||1300m||7-8 hr|
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Day 1: Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Birethanti
We’ll drive to Nayapul by Local bus. It takes around 9 hours to get Nayapul. From Nayapul it takes around 30 minutes to get Birethanti.From Birethanti you can see Fistail mountains.
- Teahouse at Birethanti
- 9.5 Hour drive and 30 minutes trek
- B, L, D
Day 2: Trekking to Banthanti
Our trek begins today after having breakfast at Birethanti. It is easy walk up to Tikhedhunga(1540m, 3 to 4 hours walk) from Birethanti but from Tikhedhunga it is steep up(around 3 hour) to get Banthanti.
- Teahouse at Banthanti
- 7 Hour
Day 3: Trekking to Ghorepani
Today, it’s not hard hiking like Tikedhunga to Ulleri. However there are many stone staircase on the way to Ghorepani from Ulleri. The trail goes through inside forest. In Nangethanti, we’ll have lunch. Overall, it takes approx 5-6 hours to get Ghorepani from Ulleri.
- Teahouse at Ghorepani
- 5 Hour
Day 4: Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill
This is the 2nd tough hiking day throughout ABC trekking with Poon Hill. Because we should wake up early in the morning and get ready to hike Poon Hill which takes around 2 hours. We’ll go back to Ghorepani after watching the sunrise from Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani. It takes around 4 to 5 hours from Ghorepani.
- Teahouse at Tadapani
- 4 to 5 Hour
Day 5: Tadapani to Chhomrong
After Tadapani, the trail slides down through the timberland and we can hear flying creatures’ sounds. In the wake of strolling down around 55 minutes, the trail goes extremely steep downhill through the terraced field to Kimrung Khola.
We will cross the suspension bridge and stroll to Gurjung, the trail climbs up after Gurjung for around 50 minutes. From there a little bit down and straight to Chhomrong. It takes an approx hour to get to the hotel in Chhomrung. Remain medium-term at Lodge.
- Teahouse at Chhomrong
- 6 Hour
Day : 6 Chhomrong to Himalaya
The hiking trail descends down 320 meters through thousands of stone staircase crosses up to Chhomrong Khola. Subsequently crosses Chhumrung Khola bridge and climbs up to Sinuwa (2340m).
At Sinuwa, we will have lunch. Afterward, we will stroll through Rhododendron Forest. Trail is more straight but lots of up and down before Bamboo. From Bamboo slide up stroll to Himalaya approx 4 hour.
- Teahouse at Himalaya
- 7 to 8 Hour
Day: 7 Trekking to Base Camp
It takes around 2 hours to get Deurali from Himalaya.
After Deurali, there is an avalanche place. We can leave this part by following alternative ways. The valleys are wide after Deurali and the way is not ascended like the down of Deurali. Approx 2 hours from Deurali we will be in Machhapuchhre Base Camp(3700m). There are 4 loges in MBC.
After having lunch at MBC we will move to Annapurna Base Camp(4130m). It takes about 2 hours to reach ABC from Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Stay your goal night at ABC with cold temperature. From ABC you will see:
- Annapurna South(7219m)
- Hiuchuli (6641m)
- Annapurna Fang (7647m)
- Annapurna I (8091m)
- Tent Peak (6065m)
- Tharpu Chuli (5695m)
- Glacier Dome (7091m)
- Gangapurna (7454m)
- Annapurna III (7455)
- Gandharva Chuli (6048m)
- Machhapuchhre (6997m)
- Teahouse at Base Camp
- 5 to 6 Hour
Day: 8 ABC to Bamboo
Fill your tummy with a yummy breakfast and relax for a while. Later, check out from the hotel and proceed for your onward journey. In the evening, enjoy a tasty dinner on the Dhow cruise. Later, head back to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
- Teahouse at Bamboo
- 7 to 8 Hour
Day: 9 Trekking up to Jhinu
The trekking type of day is some hour up and some hour down. Afterward Bamboo first 30 min up and up to Upper Sinuwa up and down but more flatter.
Upper Sinuwa to Chhorong Khola descends around 1 hour. We will have lunch at Lower Sinuwa. Chhomrong Khola to Chhomrong is steep up around half an hour. It steeps down to Jhinu from Chhomrong.
We will put our bagpack and move down 30 minutes to the river to have a Hot Spring. This is the last of your ABC trek.
- Teahouse at Jhinu
- 6 Hour
Day: 10 Trek to Siwai and Drive to Pokhara
Stroll down to Kyumi which takes around 4 hours. At Kyumi You will have lunch. From Kyumi around 30 minutes, stroll to the Jeep station and we will drive to Pokhara. Jeep station to Pokhara takes around 3 hours.
- Hotel at Pokhara
- 6 to 7 Hour
Day: 11 Drive to Kathmandu
11th day, we’ll drive back Kathmandu from Pokhara by Tourist Bus. It takes approx 8 hours.
- Hotel at Thamel, Kathmandu
- 7 – 8 Hour
Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Short trek implies a short version of the ABC route. Even if you are going to trek the first time in Nepal, you can do ABC short trek in 7 days. In this short version, our trek starts from Dhampus and Ends at Modkyu. This is the best itinerary for the short version hike to Annapurna.
7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Itinerary(Best Itinerary)
|Day 1||Drive to Dhampus||1650m||9 to 10 hr|
|Day 2||Trekking to New Bridge(near Jhinu Danda)||1600m||7 hr|
|Day 3||New Bridge to Sinuwa||2875m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 4||Sinuwa to Deurali||3200m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 5||Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp||4130m||4 – 5 hr|
|Day 6||Base Camp to Bamboo||2,100m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 7||Bamboo to Modkyu and drive to Pokhara||830m||5 – 6 hr trek, 4 hr drive|
Day 1 : kathmandu to Dhampus
On this day, we will drive to Pokhara by Tourist Bus because it will be very comfortable and safe. Upon reaching Pokhara, we will again drive to Dhampus Village by Cab.
Dhampus village is one of the highlights of the trek because it offers one of the best of Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range, and also Mount Dhaulagiri View.
Day 2 : Dhampus to New Bridge
Dhampus to New Bride is an easy trek as it does take around 7 hours. On the way to New Bridge, we passess through popular spot Pittam Deurali from where you can experience Dhaulagiri View. Nonetheless we will passess Tolka and Landruk . From Tolka and Landruk, you will have an amazing view of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. On this day we can also go to Jhinu Danda(places where trekkers stay overnight for a Hot Spring experience.
Day 3 : New Bridge to Upper Sinuwa
Your challenging hike starts today because on this day we begin our trek from 1600m and we have to go around 2400m(800m ascends). Whilst we got Chhomrong(2070m), we will take lunch there. From Chhomrong, we will descend to Chhomrong river and again climb to get Upper Sinuwa(our destination of day 3).
Day 4 : Sinuwa to Deurali
On the 4th day of the express hike to ABC, today we are heading to Deurali. It does take around 6 to 7 hours.
Day 5 : Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp
On the 5th day hike from Kathmandu, we are heading to BASE CAMP OF ANNAPURNA from Deurali and it takes around 5 hour. Hence, it is called express trek to Annapurna. Enjoy the lap of Annapurna.
Day 6 : ABC to Bamboo
On this day, we will wake up early for a sunrise view over Annapurna and other surrounding peaks. After experiencing the sunrise over Annapurna, we will take breakfast and trek to Bamboo. ABC to Bamboo does take around 6 to 7 hour.
Day 7 : Bamboo to Modkyu and drive to Pokhara
This is the last day our 7 days trek to ABC. On this day, we will have lunch at Sinuwa and further trek to near Jhinu(Modkyu). These Days, it is possible to take a Jeep from near Jhinu to Pokhara via Nayapul. Hence we will drive to Pokhara from there to finished our shortest trek on day 7.
Package Price According to Package Category(Economy, Standard, Luxury)
We understand that budget of guest as well as preference be difference. So we categorized the ABC TREKKING PACKAGE INTO 3 DIFFERENT CATEGORY. In terms of accommodation during the ABC trek according to our itinerary, we will get simple tea house accommodation. However, there are some spot where we can get ROOM WITH ATTACHED BATHROOM. If you have any question regarding our package, please feel free to ask. We are here to help you.
Based on 2 Pax
Based on 2 Pax
Based on 2 Pax
|Airport transfers for your international flight||By Private Car||By Private Car with AC||By Private Car with AC|
|Experienced English Speaking License Holder Guide|
|Strong Porter (2 guests = 1 Porter)|
|1 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu and 1 Night in Pokhara||Tourist Standard Hotel with Breakfast||3 Star Category Hotel with Breakfast|
|Accommodation during Trekking||TWIN SHARING Teahouses accommodation||Best available TWIN SHARING Teahouses accommodation|
|Meals during Trekking(B,L,D) including Seasonal Fruits in Evening|
|Available Drinks during trip||Tea or Coffee (Maximum 3 Cup a day)|
|Transportation to Nayapul(Trip Starting Point)||By Local Bus||Flight to Pokhara and drive to Nayapul by Private Cab|
|Siwai to Pokhara(Trip Ending Point)||By Shared Jeep||By Private Jeep|
|Pokhara to Kathmandu||By Tourist Bus||By Plane|
|Extra guide if the group size is more than 8 pax|
|All Expenses of Guide and Porters including their Insurance|
|All Necessary Permit|
|A CERTIFICATE of Trip completion after the Completion|
|An Oximeter to check your pulse, Oxygen saturation and Heart rate|
|First Aid Medical Kit|
|Local Taxes and Company Service charge.|
|Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city|
|All kinds of Soft drinks including water, coke, Fanta, juice as well as Hard drinks|
|Travel Insurance and Nepal Visa|
|Wifi or Internet during trekking|
|Personal Trekking Equipment|
|Tips(not compulsory but expected)|
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Amazing ABC Trekking
We were 2 friends who did the Annapurna Base Camp trek via Ghorepani Poon Hill with guide Ram and porter Dipendra Jan/Feb 2018. It was very comfortable, familiar, and professional with these guys. We had a great tour and a lot of fun. Jayaram responded to all our questions very quickly. Outstanding warm hospitality!
100% Recommendation! Support this small local trekking company in Kathmandu.
Thank you, Jayaram for this perfect trip.
Package Name: ABC Trek
It is moderately difficult trekking because the maximum elevation of the journey is 4,130m above sea level. So it’s not high altitude trekking and the total distance of the trek is approximately 115km. ABC hike is attainable 10-15km(5 to 6 hours) each day walking.
7 to 11 days.
The duration of this hike ranges between 7 to 11 days depending on starting and ending points. If you wish to do classical(long), it takes around 12 days from/to Kathmandu. Likewise, if you’re limited with time, you can do a 5 to 7 days short trek from/to Kathmandu. So in summary: For the short trek 5 to 7 days and for the long trek, 11 days that includes the most popular Ghorepani poon hill trekking too.
Kathmandu is the starting point and Pokhara is the ending point of ABC Hiking. If you want to fly Kathmandu to Pokhara, it takes 25 minutes to reach Pokhara. But, if you don’t want to stay in Pokhara before the ABC trek, We can go directly from Kathmandu to the trekking starting point Nayapul by using Bus or Microbus. Kathmandu to Nayapaul takes about 9-10 hours by driving.It’s easy to go to the starting point of the ABC trek. If you start your trek from Kathmandu then you need to go directly to Nayapul(Starting Point) of ABC by catching the Bus from New Buspark, Kathmandu.
Some parts are dangerous but not all. Precaution during the trek to ABC is very important for all trekkers, hikers, as well as locals from January to May. On this route, from Dovan to Fishtail Base Camp, there are avalanche areas. It had taken the lives of many trekkers before. However, if you trek with a guide/porter, it’s not a dangerous trek to ABC. Because they know the risky part and how to cross it safely. So all in all trekking to ABC is safe. For details regarding the route, visit it is safe to trek Annapurna Base Camp.
Not at all. Because the Everest Base Camp Trekking is challenging treks that lead you to the foothills of the top of the world. In order to do this trek, your body should be in decent shape. You should have hiking experience as well as training before departing the trek. On another side, trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is a moderately difficult journey. It rewards the 10th highest peak in the world. It is a very short trek than Everest base camp and you don’t need to be trained like EBC trek.
The maximum point of the trek is 4,130m/ 13,550 feet from sea level. It’s the best place to see Annapurna I, Fishtail, and Annapurna South.
What should I bring to the Annapurna base camp trek?
Here is the ultimate packing list that you should bring to trek ABC.
Worn-in Hiking Boots
Leggings or hiking pants.
A warm down jacket
A warm hat
For the details please visit our trekking equipment checklist.
There are 2 major options two get a starting point of trekking to ABC. option 1, you can fly Pokhara and drive to Nayapul. Option 2, you can drive to Nayapul directly from Kathmandu or from Pokhara( depends on the places where you want.) By road, you can use private vehicles, or tourist buses, or local buses. From Nayapul, you can reach ABC by walking.
The height of ABC is 13,550′feet/4,100m from sea level. This is the maximum elevation that you’ll get on this trekking. Upon 1 overnight stay at this level, we’ll go back to Pokhara.
There are 2 main seasons(best time) for trekking in Nepal. The first is in late September to Mid December when the weather is dry, warm, and crystal view. Likewise, the second is March to May(Known as Spring) when it can be wetter than Autumn but flowers are in bloom.
This season is busiest as everyone wants to visit the base camp in the best seasons. However, if you like fewer tourists on trekking, you should visit some weeks later or before the main seasons.
Likewise, for others trekking in Annapurna Region, in order to trek ABC, TIMS Card, and Annapurna Conservation Areas Permits are required. You will get these permits either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara. By obtaining these two permits you can enter Annapurna Trekking.
Annapurna I, Fishtail, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Annapurna Fang, Tent Peak, Tharpu Chuli, Gandharba Chuli and many more. If you go through Poon Hill Trekking, you will see in addtion Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche.
Price US$ 774
USD 728 P.P
|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|1 pax||USD 1035|
|2 paxes||USD 728|
|3 paxes||USD 710|
|4 paxes||USD 635|
|5 paxes||USD 635|
|6 paxes||USD 598|
|7 paxes||USD 607|
|8 paxes||USD 588|
|9 paxes||USD 595|
|10 paxes||USD 575|
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