Trip Name :Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Maximum Altitude : 4,130m/13,810ft
Trip Duration :9 Days ( 5 Days as Shortest Itinerary ) 
Group Size :1 person to 10 Person
Best Time :Autumn and Spring
Difficulty Level :Easy to Moderate
Start / End Point :Kathmandu
Total Distance :88km ( 55Miles )
Activity :5 to 7 Hours walking (Approximate)
Nature of Trek :Teahouses/Lodge

Overview of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Are you willing to do Annapurna Base Camp Trekking ( Hike )? If yes, you’re in the right place. Here, you will get information on 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 Cam. Mostly rocky Hikers opt for the ABC trek before Everest Base Camp Trekking. So if you are a newbie hiker, 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 MountaViewsiew, the sight of the typical Nepali village, and allows you to enjoy inside the Annapurna Conservation area.

We at Base Camp Hike Pvt Ltd are pleased to present our well-crafted 9 DAYS ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK WITH POON HILL, which will give you an experience of LIFETIME. If you don’t have 9 days’ time, we’ve also SHORT ABC TREKKING PACKAGE that you can do within 5 days from and to Pokhara. Bookings are available now for 2023 and 2024 where you will get affordable package prices and discounts. To reserve your seat, it is a very easy way to book with us. You can book this trip in less than 5 minutes. Our team is more than willing to customize this package to align with your holiday schedule, budget, and physical capabilities. When it comes to a reliable Trekking company for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, look no further and get in touch with us.

Cost for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Cost for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

According to our Annapurna Base Camp Tek, it costs USD 598 per person ( double occupancy basis ). Cost depends on the participants in the group, trekking time(season), duration of the trip, and mode of the trip. The PACKAGE PRICE goes down if the group sizes increase. Similarly, during the main trekking season, it is difficult to get packages at a low price due to high demand( lack a of guide ). Nonetheless, the mode of the trip( standard, luxury, and economy ) also decides the PRICE OF the TRIP.

Cost Per Day

The Cost per day for Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp depends the on package price with th agency, the size of the group and the number of trekking days. Considering a 9-day trek with th total cost of 598 USD per person based the on plan, this implies an approximate daily cost of 66 USD per person assuming double occupancy.


No. of TouristPrice Per Person
1 person ( Solo Trekker ) USD 850
2 personUSD 598
3 personUSD 585
4 personUSD 550
5 personUSD 536
6 personUSD 510
7 personUSD 507
8 personUSD 498
9 personUSD 495
10 personUSD 480
sunrise at Annapurna Base Camp

Why Trekking to ABC with Base Camp Hike?

  • We have a team of knowledgeable local guides who are experienced in hiking to the Base Camp of Annapurna.
  • To ensure your health and safety, we will provide you with an Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse levels at high altitudes.
  • Our itinerary is optimized for a short and enjoyable trip, including the popular Poon Hill trek, and it is designed to be altitude-friendly. For those who are short on time, we also offer a 5 7-day-day plan for the Annapurna Base Camp trek.
  • Our pricing is fair and transparent ( no hidden fees ).
  • We offer a variety of packages to fit your budget, and group discounts, seasonal discounts, and special pricing for families and students are available.
on the way to Annapurna Base Camp

Review of Trail – why we need to go to Base Camp Annapurna?

The Annapurna Base Camp Hike(In short ABC Trekking) is one of the most wanted hikes throughout the world. It is an astonishing walk via assorted landscapes exploring diverse cultures, and traditional lifestyles, 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 itsthe duration and level of difficulty.

What to see during the Hike?

During the hike to Annapurna Base Camp, you can experience magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges, peaceful nature, and cultural richness. Upon reaching the base camp of Annapurna, you shall have 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 the 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.

  1. A short trek around Pokhara
  2. Have picturesque views of the Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and other peaks closely.
  3. Amazing view of Modi River from the beginning to the final destination
  4. Gurung Museum in the hamlets of Ghandruk
  5. Bee Hives View at Kyumi
  6. Enjoy the natural Hot Springs at Jhinu Danda
  7. The first and last rays of the sun over the stunning Himalayas


The itinerary for the Annapurna Base Camp Hike can vary based on the chosen route and mode of transportation, such as between Kathmandu and Pokhara. We have a 9-days itinerary that includes the ABC trek and Poon Hill. Without further ado, let’s jump into the BEST SHORT ITINERARY.

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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Distance

The total distance of Annapurna Base Camp Trek will be around 88km according to 9 days ABC Trekking Itinerary. But if you follow the traditional itinerary, it will be 110km. Here traditional itinerary denote es trek starting point nt Nayapul and got to the Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani Poon Hill at last, the trip ends in Nayapul via Jhinu.

On this plan, you have to walk around 11 km per day if we calculate the distance in Kilometers. We can say, we have to walk approx 6 hours a day.

The following are each day’s travel distances during ABC Trekking.

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara distance is 200km and it takes around 7 to 8 hours for the TOURIST BUS. If you wish to take Kathmandu to Pokhara flight, it takes around 25 to 30 minutes.
  • 2nd day(Day 2: Drive to Hile and Trek to Ulleri): In terms of distance the of 2nd day, it will be approx 48km drive from Pokhara to Hile. And Hile to Ghorepani distance is approx 14km(will be 6 to 7 hours walking)
  • 3rd day(Day 3:Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill), the total distance is 9km and will take around 6 to 7 hours.
  • Day 4 : (Tadapani to Chhumrongthe ), total distance is 1,0km athe nd time involved for trekking will be 5 to 6 hours.
  • Day 5(Chhomrong to Himalaya). On this day, the walking distance will be 10km, and the duration of walking will be 7 to 8 hours.
  • Day 6(Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp): The distance frHimalayasaya to the Base Camp of Annapurna is approx 13km and the walking duration will be 5 to 6 hours.
  • Day 7(ABC to Bamboo): The distance from Base Camp of Annapurna to Bamboo is 16km and will take 7 to 8 hours walking.
  • Day 8(Bamboo to Jhinu): Bamboo to Jhinus is around 12km and will take around 5 to 6 houof rs walking.
  • Day 9(Jhinu to Pokhara): On this day, we will walk to Siwai, and the walking distance will be to walk around 8km(3 to 4 hours walking).


Includes in Package:

  • Private transfers for your international flight 2 times (arrival/ departure).
  • Tourist Bus Transportation (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu)
  • Your hotel at Pokhara to Hile (trek starting point) by Private Taxi/Jeep
  • Siwai (Trek Ending Point) to Your hotel at Pokhara by Private Taxi/Cab
  • Meals ( 8 X Breakfast,  8 X Lunch, 7 X Dinner ) during Trekking Days
  • All required Trekking Permits
  • Experienced English-speaking license holder Trekking local guide 
  • 1 strong porter ( 2 Guests: 1 Porter, Carries maximum of 20kg )
  • All expenses of Guide and porters including their Insurance
  • First Aid Kit with an Oximeter ( To minimize Altitude risk )
  • Duffel Bag for Trekking ( Should be returned after the Trip )
  • Local fresh fruit each day on the Trip
  • Trekking Completion CERTIFICATE ( if you wish )
  • Government TAXES, VAT, and Company Service Charge

Excludes in Package:

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • All types of drinks including Drinking water, and Desserts food during the Trekking
  • Meals and Accommodation During the stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara city
  • Any type of personal nature expenses
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing
  • Additional costs by out of management control due to the landscape, weather conditions, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, physical conditions, etc.
  • Tip for the Guide and Porter ( Not Compulsorry but Highly Expected )
  • Any other things that are not mentioned on INCLUDED


How difficult is 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 attainabby le 10-15km(5 to 6 hours) each day walking.

How long does the trek take?

5 to 9 days.
The duration of this hike ranges from 5 to 9 days depending on starting and ending points. If you wish to do classical(long), it takes around 9 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 aor the long trek, 9 days includes the most popular Ghorepani poon hill trekking too.

How to get there and away?

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 a 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.

Is Annapurna base camp dangerous? Is it safe to trek?

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 is safe to trek Annapurna Base Camp.

Is Annapurna base camp the same as Everest Base Camp?

Not at all. Because the Everest Base Camp Trekking is a challenging trek that leads you to the foothills of the top of the worlTo 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 the EBC trek.

How do I get from Kathmandu to Annapurna base camp?

There are 2 major options two get a starting point of trekking to ABC. option 1, you can fly to Pokhara and drive to Nayapul. Option 2, you can drive to Nayapul directly from Kathmandu om Pokhadependingnds on the places where you want.) By road, you can use private vehicles, tourist buses, or local buses. From Nayapul, you can reach ABC by walking.

What is the height of the Annapurna base camp?

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. Upon 1 overnight stay at this level, we’ll go back to Pokhara.

When is the best time to trek to Annapurna base camp?

There are 2 main seasons(best time) for trekking in Nepal. The first is from 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 better than Autumn but flowers are in bloom.
This season is the busiest as everyone wants to visit the base camp in the best seasons. However, if you like fewer tourists trekking, you should visit some weeks later or before the main seasons.

What are the Permits that are needed for Annapurna Base Camp?

Likewise, for others trekking in Annapurna Regioto 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.

What are the mountain sights that can see on this trek?

Annapurna I, Fishtail, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Annapurna Fang, Tent Peak, Tharpu Chuli, Gandharba Ch,uli and many more. If you go through Poon Hill Trekking, you will see also Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tukuche.

What should I bring to the Annapurna base camp hike?

You have to prepare trekking equipment and clothing that is sufficient for an altitude of 4130m. Regarding what to pack for Annapurna Base Camp Trip, you can read here the trekking equipment checklist.


Wonderful ! Annapurna Base Camp Hike !

Rated 5 out of 5

Had a wonderful Annapurna Base Camp Hike. The trek was tailor-made for us and everything was superb. Our guide Kamal was amazing, friendly, and professional! Porter Nabaraj was very kind and helpful. We will be back for a longer trek in Nepal.

We’ll use Base Camp Hike Company again.

Lisa Eger

Better than expected

Rated 5 out of 5

I just finished the Annapurna Base Camp trek with my Som, who was superb. I really can only say positive things about Som and his entire team! I will definitely recommend them to others!

Ekaterina Kaldina

Recommended Hiking Company

Rated 5 out of 5

This company is professional and honest. Everything was well organized. I got quick responses to every question. We did the Annapurna Base Camp trek in 2022’s late February with Base Camp Hike and it was an unforgettable experience. What an experience guide ( Kamal ) and strong porter they have.

In short, recommended hiking company and guide.

Clara T

Awesome First Time Trekking Experience

Rated 5 out of 5

Me and my friend decided to go Trekking in Nepal and as our first trek, we choosed to do the 8 days Annapurna Base Camp trek. We found Base Camp Hike while we were searching Annapurna Base Camp Guided trekking package and booked our trip with them.

Jayaram (director) arranged everything flowed smoothly from the arrival in Kathmandu to the final departure.

Our guide Nabaraj was knowledgeable, and friendly and made sure our experience was a safe and enjoyable one. We had absolute trust in our guide throughout the trekking.

Thank you so much for taking us on this unforgettable journey, we’d definitely recommend Nabaraj and his company to anyone looking to Trekking in Nepal.

Leticia A

Annapurna Basecamp Trek with Poon Hill

Rated 5 out of 5

Our group of four did the Annapurna Basecamp Trek including Poon Hill. It was 10 days trek and throughout the trekking, we had clear weather. Views from Annapurna Base Camp was superb. We enjoyed the company and professional guidance of our guide Kamal Khatri, who was very energetic and friendly. Arrangements with the company itself were smooth and easy.

Rose D
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