Annapurna Base Camp

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a popular and enchanting trekking route in Nepal that leads to the base camp of the majestic Annapurna massif. This awe-inspiring journey takes trekkers through diverse landscapes, quaint villages, and offers breathtaking views of some of the world’s highest peaks.

The adventure begins in the lakeside city of Pokhara, often referred to as the gateway to the Annapurna region. From Pokhara, trekkers embark on a scenic drive to Nayapul, the starting point of the trek. The trail winds through terraced fields, charming villages, and lush forests as it follows the Modi Khola river towards the Annapurna Sanctuary.

As trekkers ascend higher, the surrounding landscape gradually transforms, revealing magnificent views of towering peaks such as Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli. The trail passes through traditional Gurung villages, including Ghandruk and Chhomrong, where trekkers can experience the warm hospitality of the locals and learn about their unique culture and traditions.

Continuing on, the trail leads into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural amphitheater surrounded by towering peaks. The trail takes trekkers through dense rhododendron forests, which burst into vibrant colors during the spring season, creating a truly mesmerizing spectacle. As trekkers approach Machhapuchhre Base Camp, they are rewarded with panoramic views of Machhapuchhre and the Annapurna massif, evoking a sense of awe and wonder.

The final destination of the trek is Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), situated at an altitude of 4,130 meters. This alpine sanctuary provides trekkers with an up-close encounter with the formidable Annapurna peaks. As trekkers stand amidst the amphitheater of mountains, including Annapurna I (8,091 meters), the tenth highest peak in the world, a sense of accomplishment and reverence for the natural world envelops the senses.

At Annapurna Base Camp, trekkers are surrounded by a stunning panorama of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and cascading waterfalls. The ethereal beauty of the landscape, combined with the serenity of the location, offers a truly transcendent experience. Trekkers can spend time marveling at the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset over the mountains, capturing these unforgettable moments in their memories.

Beyond the breathtaking mountain views, the trek to Annapurna Base Camp also provides opportunities for cultural immersion. Along the way, trekkers pass through traditional villages and encounter the diverse ethnic groups of the region, including Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis. The villages showcase their distinct traditions, architecture, and warm hospitality, allowing trekkers to gain a deeper understanding of the local way of life.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is well-serviced with teahouses and lodges along the route, providing comfortable accommodations and delicious meals. These rest stops offer a chance to connect with fellow trekkers from around the world, sharing stories and experiences that add to the sense of camaraderie and adventure.

As trekkers descend back to Nayapul, they can reflect on the incredible journey they have undertaken. The memories of the stunning mountain vistas, the cultural encounters, and the personal achievements attained along the way will remain etched in their minds forever.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a captivating adventure that allows trekkers to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Himalayas while experiencing the rich cultural heritage of Nepal. It is an opportunity to challenge oneself physically and mentally, to connect with nature, and to be inspired

Trekking in Annapurna region

Group size of the Trek
Minimum one person
Maximum 12 person

Trek features :

  1. Poon- hill one of the best sunrise view point
  2. spectacular mountain views of Annapuran ranges
  3. Diversity of the flora & fauna
  4. Base camp (360 degree mountain view)
  5. Gurung, Magar cultural & practices.
  6. Rhododendron flowers forest, many types of orchids

Grade : Medium/ Hard

Elevation: Max. 4130 Meters. (Annapurna Base camp)

Accommodation : Tea House

Food: Continental

Equipment List: The requirement of equipment is diffrent for each trek. these are common requirment of personnel things for most of our treks. Please feel free to ask for advice we will provide you the best suggestion.

Clothing and Equipment Check List

  1. Pair of T-shirts and half pants
  2. Fleece jacket and warm Trousers
  3. Raincoats & water proof pants
  4. Down jacket
  5. Thermal underwear
  6. Windproof jacket
  7. Fleece/wool warm hat
  8. Baseball hat or sun hat
  9. Snow & sun glasses
  10. Fleece gloves
  11. Socks – 3/4 pairs
  12. Socks- woolen
  13. Trekking shoes
  14. Ligh sport shoes
  15. Small rucksack for daypack
  16. Waterbottle (metal )
  17. Kit Bag medium size
  18. Trekking poles (optional)
  19. Sleeping bag down ( -5-10 degree)
  20. Flash light & batteries

Personal things

  1. Small kit bag (valuable things can put inside , pocket knife )
  2. Cream & lip care cream
  3. Moist towels for personal hygiene

Annapurna Base Camp Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up then transfer to the Hotel (1350m.)


Day 2: Full day sigh seeing tour in kathmandu valley.

Day 3: Drive/ Flight to Pokhara

Day 4: Half day sight seeing tour in Pokhara (850m.) & trek preparation.


Day 5: Drive to Nayapul by car/van/bus then start trek to Ulleri(1960m.) 5/6 hours gradual & steep up.

Day 6: Trek to Ghorepani (2875m.) steeps ,gradual ups through Rhododendron forest -4/5 hours.

Day7 : Trek to Poon Hill for sunrise view then back to Hotel then trek to Tadapani (2650m.) ups and downs 6-7 hours.

Day 8: Trek to Chhomrong (2170m.) Steep down hill & up 5/6 hours.

Day 9: Trek to Bamboo (2335m.) steep downs & up

Day 10: Trek to Deurali (3210m.) gradual up 4/5 hours.

Day 11: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m.) 5/6 hours.

Day 12: Trek to Dovan (2500m.) steep & gradual down 5/6 hours.

Day 13: Trek to Jhinu - Hot spring (1780m.) Ups & downs hills. 5/6 hours.

Day 14: Trek to Pothana(1900m.) down & ups hill 5/6 hours.

Day 15: Trek to Phedi / Milan chowk then drive to pokhara 3/5 hours steep & gradual downhill.


Day 16: Rest day in Pokhara

Day 17: Drive/flight to Kathmandu

Day 18: Rest day , shopping & farewell dinner

Day 19: Fly out or other activities.

Annapurna Base Camp cost Includes/Excludes

Annapurna Base Camp cost Includes

  • Price Include :
  • Pick & Drop to Airport / Hotel in Kathmandu & required places
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with Tour guide.
  • Food (Breakfast , lunch & dinner with tea -coffee ) in Trekking guest houses .
  • Accommodation in trekking area guest houses twin sharing bases on the trek .
  • English speaking Government licenses holder trekking guide & Supporters
  • Staff food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine are included in trekking.
  • Primary First Aid Kits (For the first aid treatment purpose such as bandage , some medicine......)
  • Trekking permits & TIMS for Conservation area /Restricted area & all the necessary official documents for trek.
  • Transport ; trek start to ending point by private car/van/ Bus.

Annapurna Base Camp cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee and necessary documents
  • Flight fare domestic and international .
  • Food in Kathmandu or other cities .
  • Personal insurance , equipment ,medical and travel insurance during the trek
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/Monument /donation and some personal expenses.
  • Helicopter rescue charge in case of Emergency .
  • Staff tips and other personal expenses
  • Expenses burden due to Natural disaster ; such as bad weather , land slide
  • Bar bills such as mineral water , cola , beer, hot shower, heater charge & personal items.

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