The Annapurna Base Camp is among the most popular and classical treks in the world which offers stunning beauty that attracts trekkers around the world. Annapurna base camp trek is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. It offers spectacular views of the world’s highest mountains and the perfect blend of nature and culture. It is also considered one of the best viewpoints in the world. The trail takes you through diverse landscape and culture where you could experience breathtaking scenery, mountain vistas, terraced fields and a variety of flora and fauna. You will get to learn about people of different ethnicity during the trail. You can explore the spectacular views of the world’s highest mountains Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m – 7th highest mountain in the world), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m – world’s 10th highest mountain), and other significant peaks like Machhapuchre, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Hiu Chuli and many other tantalizing snow-capped peaks.
Day 01 – Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a Hotel.
Day 02 – Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour. Rest of day at leisure.
Day 03 – Kathmandu – Pokhara (Flight or drive 7-8 hrs)
Day 04 – Pokhara – drive to Nayapul (1 1/2 hrs) – trek to Tikhedhunga (1570 m) or Ulleri (1940 m) 6-7 hrs
Day 05 – Tikhedhunga (1570 m) or Ulleri (1940 m) – Ghorepani (2750 m) 5-6 hrs
Day 06 – Ghorepani (2750 m) – Poon Hill (3210 m) – Tadapani (2650 m) 6 hrs.
Day 07 – Tadapani (2650 m) – Chomrong (2170 m) 5 hrs
Day 08 – Chomrong (2170 m) – Dovan (2600 m) 6-7 hrs
Day 09 – Dovan (2600 m) – Machapuchare Base Camp (3700 m) 7-8 hrs
Day 10 – Machapuchare Base Camp (3700 m) – Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m) 3 hrs
Day 11 – Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m) – Bamboo (2310 m) 7-8 hrs
Day 12 – Bamboo (2310 m) – Jhinu Danda (1780 m) via Chomrong; visit hot springs 7 hrs
Day 13 – Jhinu Danda (1780 m) – Pothana (1870 m) via Landruk, 7 Hrs
Day 14 – Pothana (1870 m) – Kande via Australian Camp, drive 1 hr to Pokhara
Day 15 – Flight Pokhara – Kathmandu, or drive 7-8 hrs
Day 16 – Kathmandu-Final Departure
Is this trip right for you?
LOCATION: Annapurna base camp
ELEVATION: 4130 m
CURRENCY: Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Nearest Airport: Tribhuvan International Airport, Pokhara Airport
TIME ZONE: Nepal Standard Time (UTC+05:45) DST not observed
PERMIT NEEDED: ACAP, TIMS
SEASONS: January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December
TRAVEL STYLE: ACTIVE
Simple and clean hotels and hostels (Teahouse/Lodge); affordable public and private transport; many optional activities.
SERVICE LEVEL: BASIC
Quality accommodations,affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.