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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Trip Facts

15 days,
Trip Destination:
Annapurna base camp
Program Type:
Tea house trekking,
Max. Altitude:
Minimum Pax:
Trekking & Walking,
Mode of Travel:
Start Trip:
End Trip:
Tea house/Lodges,
Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner,
Best Season:
Sep to Dec & March to June,
Bus/ Car /Plane,
Per Day Walking:
4-6 hrs,
Trip Grade:
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking


Annapurna Base Camp trekking lies to the west of kathmandu about 250 KM drive from the Capital city, it has so many alternative teking route such as Annapurna Base camp trekking, Ghorepani , Ghandruk so on ..& also this area trip wil shows you so many Natural verities & the snow cap Mountains over 8000 meters.

Annapurna is a name of Mountain itself has range of Mountains on the line in the western Region of Nepal, North-West of Kaski District. This is one of the best trekking region of Nepal to see the varieties of Culture, Flora and Fauna and has many Mountain around. Annapurna Base Camp is the center of this range which is found after the trek beginning from Pokhara Valley toward the Hills and terraces Field of Modi Khola via Phedi or Nayapul, Ghandruk and Chhomrong the Indigenous Peoples’ (mostly Gurungs) Habitat with full of Culture.  While approaching Annapurna Base Camp Trekking one needs to overlap to the Base camp of Mt. Machhapuchhre (The Fishtail). Annapurna trekking Adventure is a unique, famous and wonderful Experience for the trekkers both by Cultural way and Natural way as well as the close view from the trail .

Annapurna  South and Machhapuchhre(Fishtail) using the route of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking which is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking. Though, the Machhapuchhare Himal (mountain) is a holly mountain and is restricted for Summit, the Base Camp is famous for trekkers to experience the Classic Himalayan Adventure with the lovely view of the glacier and the narrow but wonderful valley view has lots of attraction.


Bset of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking:

  • Many beautiful Water falls and Terrace Field, 
  • Sunrise view from Poon hill Ghorepani, Gurung and Pun Magar Museum,,
  • Annapurna Base camp, 2 really high mountains Annapurna 1 and Dhaulagiri over 8 thousand mtr,
  • Natural Hot spring near the modi River, Chhumrung Gurung Village, Dhampus Village and stunning Landscape along the way.
Outline Itinerary of Annapurna base camp trekking:

DAY 01: Arrival in kathmandu TIA Airport.

DAY 02: Drive to Pokhara.

DAY 03: Drive to Nayapul and hike up to Thikhedunga(1560mtr), 

DAY 04: Trek from Thikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2820mtr), 

DAY 05: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani(2660mtr).

DAY 06: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (2340mtr)- 6 hrs walk

DAY 07: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali(3200 meters)- 6 hours walk.

DAY 08: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna base camp (4160mtr), 4 hrs walk.
DAY 9: Trek from base camp to Bambo (2350mtr)- 4 hrs walk.

DAY 10: Trek from bamboo to Jhinu Danda(1750mtr),- 4hrs walk

DAY 11: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Tolka(1850mtr) -4 hrs walk

DAY 12: Trek from Tolka to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara. 4 hrs walk

DAY 13: Drive back to Kathmandu.

DAY 14: Departure 


DAY 1: Arrival in kathmandu TIA Airport.

I or my Airport representative will be waiting you at the Kathmandu TIA Airport with your name on board or on white paper, so when you exit from airport you have to check your name and there will be your related person than find him, than he will transfer to your Hotel by private car/jeep. When you are checked in to the Hotel We give you short briefing about the trip. Over night at  Hotel.

DAY 2: Drive to Pokhara.

Today we have to weak quite early because we have to take a bus in the early morning at 7.0 am , so we have to eat our breakfast in the hotel before we get in to the bus. the bus ride will be about 7 hours to Pokhara via Prithibi Highway. You will enjoy every hours because we can easily explore the traditional house, terrace field, River, Bridges etc. Pokhara is a beautiful city with many mountain around and more than 3 lakes. Over Night stay in Pokhara Hotel.

DAY 3: Drive to Nayapul and hike up to Thikhedunga(1560mtr),

After Breakfast at Pokhara Hotel we will get he private Vechicle to Nayapul  Which is about 42 km and we begin to walk towards the valley and continue to Hille Thikhedunga. when we reach at Nayapul we will follow the natural trail along the Modi river till Birethati than we will follow to the left trail till Hille Thikhedunga , which is about 3 hours walk all together.

DAY 4: Trek from Thikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2820mtr),

It is quite long walking day but We can see so many Natural, and typical things during this walking time. The first 3 hours walking from Hille will be step walk till Banthati where we can stop for tea than we will follow the small trail in to the Forest and Green lush Valley. we have to walk about 1.30 minute to get our Lunch place Nangethati from Banthati tan next 1.30 minute after Lunch still we have to go up hill through the forest till Ghorepani. Ghorepni is a wonderful Poon and Magar Village has so many lodges and Forest around, it is a popular trekking route in Nepal and also the view will be unbelievable. Over night at Ghorepani  Hotel.

DAY 5: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani(2660mtr).

This is our earliest morning to weak up to see sunrise view over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya range. We have to begin our hike very early at 4.30 am and need to go steep up about 50 minute to reach at Poonhill top for sunrise. Poonhill top is situated on top of Massif Mountains. The view of sunrise from Poon hill will be unbelievable. We will spent 20 minute at the top and we go back to Ghorepani hotel for breakfast and we begin our trek to Tadapani. The first 1 hour walk from Ghorepani will be steeply up through the Rhododendron forest than easy gradual walk about 40 minute to reach at Deurali. Deurali is small area has two small tea house we can stop there for tea and rest for a while than steeply downhill through the forest and a small natural trail need to be followed till Banthati, where we can have lunch and after that we will follow the easy walk gradual and steep downhill to the river and last 35 minute climb to reach at Tadapani. This day we can see a wonderful Annapurna panorama view, Jungle walking, if we are lucky some wild animals, massif landscapes, waterfalls. Tadapani is a small area has about 7 small lodges where we going to stay one night.

DAY 6: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (2340mtr)- 6 hrs walk

We will start our day walk in the morning again after we have breakfast at the Lodge. the way to Sinuwa will be very small trail at the beginning through the Rododendron and oak forest about 1 hour than we reach at Chuile village. It is wide and steep walking trail even from Chuile to the river. When we reach at the river we have to cross that river over the bridge and steep walk to Gurgung about 2o minute. Gurjung is farming village where they grow millet paddy, potatoes, barley etc. after Gurjung village we continue follow the small trail going up to the Durbin Danda Than gentle flat walking to Chhomrung, so from Gurjung to Chhomrung takes about 2 hours than we take a lunch there than have to walk 30 minute down and 40 minute uphill to the other side of Chhomrung to reach at Sinuwa village. Overnight  at the Lodge.

DAY 7: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali(3200 meters)- 6 hours walk.

Sinuwa is beautiful green hill Gurung village has few lodges I am sure you can have a wonderful fresh breakfast in the morning. After breakfast we will walk on the flat small trail in to the forest and a massif mountain view to the side. The walking route from Sinuwa to Baboo will be easy walk we just go gradual done. After reaching at Bamboo we can either stop for tea or continue to next settlement called Dovan, it is lunch place where is only 3 lodges. A fter lunch we still need to follow the massif gorge and river along the trail as well as forest. the trail will be ascending from Dovan to Himlaya about 1.30 minute similarly from Himalaya to Deural;I is also 1 hour steep up to go than we will stey one night there. It is small lodges area has only 5 lodge.

DAY 8: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna base camp (4160mtr), 4 hrs walk.

This is our early walking day again as we have everyday. We will take our morning breakfast and coutinue our mission walk to MBC, the trail goes along the river but is is quite risky area that each season we have to be aware before we start where is the trail because each season there will be two diffent trail to go safe and unsafe so we should take that but the trail is graduale up hill till ABC through MBC. It isonly insafe till MBC than will be pleasant trail and massif mountain view very close each steps you go ahead to ABC. Over night at ABC lodge.

DAY 9: Trek from base camp to Bambo (2350mtr)- 4 hrs walk.

Day 9th is our best day to explore a massif mountain and sunrise over the Annapurna 1 and south. We will go behind the lodge there we can see the best sunrise view and a clear mountain view as well as Glacier. After sunrise view we take breakfast and ascend by same trail to Bamboo for the night but if you are not so tired it is better to stay at sinuwa where we sleep better and better food.

DAY 10: Trek from bamboo to Jhinu Danda(1750mtr),- 4hrs walk

From Bamboo we have to climb up at the beginning about 30 minute than we will follow the trail through the forest which is easy gradual downhill walk till Sinuwa.it is a same way we were following on the way up so from Sinuwa we will have to go steeply down till to the bridge about 40 minute than another 40 minute climb to Chhomrung top than 40 minute steep downhill to jhinu where we will stay overnight and after reaching there we drop our nags in the lodge and we will go to natural hot spring it is about 10 minute downhill and 25 minute uphill after wards.

DAY 11: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Tolka(1850mtr) -4 hrs walk

This day still we can see mountain views and insane wide green lush valley to the western side. the tracking route today will be 20 minute downhill from Jhinu than we have to go to the other side of the hill over the bridge than easy gradual down hill walk to new bridge. It si a small lodge area after that we have to cross the same river again over the long suspension bridge than walk towards Landruk village about 50 minute. Landruk is a big Gurung village has over 1000 people used to live it is where we will stop for lunch than after we will follow the road an hour walk to Tolka. Tolka is quite cool area but calm and beautiful village.

DAY 12: Trek from Tolka to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara. 4 hrs walk

The day 12th is our last walking days in the mountain and time to say bye bye for countryside people. After many days walk still we can see magnificent mountain views way back to Phedi too. We just have to follow the road today most of the time but it has many turnings and forest till Pothana. It is where we have to check out our conservation permit. Than we countinue walk down hill about 1 hour to reach at lovely village Dhampus than next 1 hour downhill to reach at Phedi than 30 minute drive back to Pokhara. overnight in Pokhara plus we can have a fare well dinner and may go for party.

DAY 13: Drive back to Kathmandu.

We will take early bus ride to Kathmandu from Rastrabank Chok which is 20 minute walking from lake side area to the east side. The bus ride will be about 7 hours with 2 stop between Kathmandu and Pokhara via same high way we took when we were going to Pokhara. Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.

DAY 14: Departure

We will drop you at international airport by car/jeep/van on time from your hotel. Thank you for your kind with us and hope to see you in the future and highly expected your Recommendation. Thank you

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Annapurna conservation area trekking permits,
  • Bed & Breakfast During your  trek,
  • 2 night Hotel in Kathmandu including Breakfast
  • 2 Night Hotel in Pokhara near fewa Lake,
  • An experienced Governmet licensed holder Guide,
  • Food,drinks,salary and accomodation for Guide,
  • Transportation by tourist standard Bus and as a option you can get car and plane also but the cost will be additional,
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems) card (it is also a permit),
  • Airport pick ups and drops by private vechicles.
  • Emergency Rescue Operation management, 

Service Excludes

  • Your Lunch & Dinner
  • Your travel insurance,
  • International flight and departure tax,
  • Any expense of personal Nature,
  • Nepal entry visa fee,
  • Any kinds of Bar bills,
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks,
  • Tip for Guide and Porter It is highly expected after successed of your trek.

Note: If There is more than 5 people in a group,you will get discount and if there is more than 10 people in a group (one who convince to hir/him friend),he will be 50% discount and if there is more than 15 people in a group ,one will get all free trekking .

Essential Infos

Nepal is Safe to make Holiday?

Yes it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involve in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party are already in parliament and doing their best , it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe . if you feel scare still you can have your authorized guide who will take care of you and give you many information.

How Can I get Nepal visa?

To get visa for Nepal is a easy once you arrive In TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and  some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visa. All service you will get easily when you arrive in Kathmandu airport.

Where is best area to Trek in Nepal?

There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visit restricted area or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely.

Which Season is the best to Travel Nepal?

Nepal is a rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drive. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to called best season of the year.

What type of Equipments do I need to bring for Trek?

The trekking equipment will depends on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Wind proof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as bellow:

  • Sleeping bag,torch,
  • Down Jacket,
  • Trekking pools, pair of t-shirt and pair Pant,
  • Pair of suck and Sun Glass,
  • General medicine,
  • Rucksack and day bag,
  • Wind proof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
  • Inner trawser and thermal,

Can I trek in Nepal?

Yes, you can easily trek in Nepal because there are so many trekking routes. If you are going to trek in Nepal for first time you can make easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are easy walking trek. If you are adventurous trekkers you can go to Everest base camp, Gokyo trekking, Chola pass trekking, Annapurna base camp , Annapurna circuit trek etc. so you consult with your local travel agent when you decide to go to Nepal which is best area up on your pace.

Can I get experienced guide in Nepal?

Yes you can get experienced guide in Nepal if you book your trip with trekking company or agent. You have to check very well who is going with you through your agent than figure out he is nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.

Total distance of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking.

The total distance of Annapurna Base Camp trekking is 120 KM going up and down.

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