Annapurna Base Camp Trek

14 Days

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a breathtaking journey through the heart of the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal. This moderate to challenging trek takes trekkers through lush forests, terraced fields, and traditional villages, all while offering unparalleled views of some of the world’s most majestic peaks, including Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre. Along the way, trekkers will also have the opportunity to experience the local culture and hospitality of the Gurung people. With a duration of 7-14 days, this trek is the perfect adventure for those looking for a challenging, yet rewarding experience in the Himalayas.

  • 4,130M
  • 110KM
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Feb - mid-April | Sept - late Nov
  • Tea house
  • Private Vehicle | Domestic Flight
  • All meals during trek
  • English, Hindi, Chinese


Annapurna Base Camp Trek, an exotic trek into the lap of mighty Mt Annapurna (8091m) the 10th highest peak in the world is one of the most popular trekking trails in Nepal. This fascinating trekking trail flourished with delighted natural scenery, ancient religious shrines and monasteries, lush green forest and an entire wilderness of cultural and natural beauty. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a classic journey into the snow-covered wilderness of the Annapurna region. Upon this trek, you will be blessed with mighty and wonderful landscape scenery that lies in the tranquillity of the Himalayas. This delightful trek is famous for those who seek to enjoy the cultural and natural sightseeing in Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu (1360m) valley all the way to the paradise city Pokhara (900m). Pokhara the lake city of Nepal flourished with natural and religious beauty. We then ascend our trek trekking for 5-6hours a day all the way to the lap of Mt Annapurna. Our trekking trail passes through some of the most popular sightseeing and cultural villages such as Ghorepani (2800m), Himalaya viewpoint of PoonHill (3210m), lush green forest flourished with Rhodendron and oak, deepest George of Kaligandaki, and entire settlement of Gurung and Tamang people. Explore the most scenic serene Annapurna region and its exotic snow-covered wilderness.

Trip Highlights

  • Reaching the base camp of Mt. Annapurna, one of the highest peaks in the world
  • Passing through beautiful rhododendron forests and terraced fields
  • Experiencing traditional villages and local culture and customs
  • Panoramic views of the Annapurna range, including Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail)
  • A chance to be in the company of expert guides from Himalayan 360 who know the terrain well and ensure the safety and the best experience for the trekkers
  • Passing through the beautiful Machhapuchhre Base Camp
  • The trek is guided by experienced guides from Himalayan 360 who are familiar with the terrain and are trained in first aid and safety procedures.


Day 1:
Arrived in Kathmandu

When you arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, a representative from Himalayan 360 will be there to meet you and take you to your hotel. After checking in, you can rest or, with the guide, visit Himalayan 360’s office in Thamel a part of Kathmandu in the tourist district. Here there are many shops and restaurants. The shops are colourful and full of pashminas, slippers, trekking equipment, and felt items. The restaurants serve European as well as Nepalese meals. ATMs are plentiful should you require them. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan 360 where you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine. This is a great introduction to Nepalese food.

Day 2:
Drive from Kathmandu(1400m) to Pokhara(850m)

Through the Prithvi highway, you will go to Pokhara by drive after your morning breakfast. On the way, you can see scenes of the western Himalayas. You can admire the extraordinary rocky hills, and rivers. You will stop at Kurintar for a cup of tea where you can see Cable cars sliding up and down to Manakamana. After reaching Pokhara you can view Fewa lake, Davis falls, Mahendra Cave, and other important landmarks of Pokhara city. If you are interested you can also view World Peace Pagoda.
Duration of time:7-8 hours
Overnight at lodge in Pokhara

Day 3:
Drive to Nayapul(1070m) and trek to Tikhedhunga(1480m)

Today morning, you will have breakfast and you will drive to reach Nayapul along the dusty and zigzag route. It takes almost one and a half hours to reach there. After reaching there, you will start your trek to Tikhedhunga. Birethanti also comes on your way. For lunch, you will reach Lumle. On the way, a large riverside village is located at the point of the Modi and Bhurungdi streams. You will observe the beautiful farming lands. Finally, you will reach Tikhe Danda.
Duration of time:3-4 hours
Overnight at lodge in Tikhedhunga

Day 4:
Tikhedhunga(1480m) to Ghorepani(2874m)

Early morning, after having breakfast you will trek to reach Ghorepani. You need to cross the metal suspension bridge and you will climb to the large Gurung village named Ulleri(2070m). Then you will ascend towards the beautiful rhododendron and oak forest. Then you will reach the small village named Banthanti(2250m). Walking slowly and steadily takes you to Ghorepani. The awesome views of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna are seen from Upper Ghorepani(Deurali).
Duration of time:6-7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Upper Ghorepani

Day 5:
Hike to Poonhill(3210m) and trek to Tadapani(2610m)

Early in the morning, you will start your hiking to Poon Hill for the fascinating sunrise views. You will make a pre-down 45 minutes hike through rhododendron forests. From this viewpoint, sunrise can be seen clearly which will beautify the start of your trek. The panoramic view includes the Annapurna range and the Dhaulagiri range. After one hour on this spot, you will come down to Ghorepani and trek towards Tadapani where you reach Deurali in between.
Duration of time:6-7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Tadapani

Day 6:
Tadapani(2610m) to Sinuwa(2100m)

From Tadapani, you will be descending in the direction of Sinuwa. Exploring the beauty of rhododendron and pine forests, you will reach Gurung village where you can meet friendly locals. Then following an easy trail, you proceed towards Chhomrung from where you will be ascending toward Sinuwa after lunch.
Duration of time:6-7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Sinuwa

Day 7:
Sinuwa(2100m) to Deurali(3200m)

On this day, you will hike to Deurali from Sinuwa. On the way to Deurali, you will pass through Bamboo, Dovan and many splendid Himalayans. You can also see a little view of Annapurna which you are gonna trek on another day.
Duration of time:7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Himalayan Hotel

Day 8:
Deurali(3200m) to Annapurna Base Camp(4130m)

Today, you will finally be reaching Annapurna Base Camp which you were longing for. You start your trek early in the morning as you have to cross the avalanche areas before noon. You will reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp after 1 hour after your departure from the avalanche areas. Then you will arrive at Annapurna Base Camp after 2 hours. You can explore and capture the breathtaking views of the mountains.
Duration of time:5-6 hours
Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp

Day 9:
Annapurna Base Camp(4130m) to Bamboo(2310m)

You will spend an unforgettable time with the mountains, and You will go down to beautiful Bamboo. To reach the Bamboo you should walk 6 hrs. You will return in the same way. You will be descending 1700m walking along Modi Khola till you reach Bamboo. After reaching your destination, you can go for a short walk to visit the place.
Duration of time:6-7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Bamboo

Day 10:
Bamboo(2310m) to Jhinu Danda(1700m)

You will get up in the morning and start your hike to reach Jhinu Danda. You will move uphill to Kuldi Ghar and to Sinuwa from there. You will be following stone steps to reach Upper Chhomorong. Then you will go through the steep trail to Jhinu Danda. You will be enjoying yourself in the natural hot spring 20 minutes away from Jhinu Danda.
Duration of time:5-6 hours
Overnight at lodge in Jhinu Danda

Day 11:
Jhinu Danda(1700m) to Pothana(1890m)

In the height of 2100, Pothana lies. It contains numerous splendid mountains and hills, and to reach the scenic village of Pothana you should walk around 6 hrs. By reaching Pothana you can explore traditional villages or you can watch the sunset in the mountains.
Duration of time:6-7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Pothana

Day 12:
Trek down to Phedi() from Pothana(1890m) and drive to Pokhara(850m)

You will walk 2 hrs down to reach Phedi. It lies at an altitude of 1500m on average. You will not see snow in the mountains when you hike down to Phedi. By reaching our destination, you will have a short break and drive to the lake of Pokhara.
Duration of time:4 hours
Overnight at lodge in Pokhara

Day 13:
Drive to Kathmandu(1400m) from Pokhara(850m)

After having breakfast in the morning you will travel toward the Prithvi Highway which is your last drive to reach the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Then, at last, you can roam around the city and buy gifts to take back home.
Duration of time:3-4 hours

Day 14:
Final Departure

Today is the last day of our adventure, it is the time to say goodbye and return to the real world. If you have some time left, you can do some souvenir shopping or sightseeing around the hotel. A representative from Himalayan 360 will collect you from the hotel and take you to the airport 3 hours before your departure.



  • Airport pickup after arrival in Kathmandu on request
  • All Land Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (B L D) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type
  • High Experienced Government Licensed Guide and Necessary porter during the trek.
  • All Government local Taxes
  • Annapurna National park Fees
  • TIMS card ( Trekkers Information Management System)
  • First Aid kit,
  • General equipment for Porter except normal Trekking
  • Guide and porter salary
  • All Filed Staff insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest as per demand.


  • Trekking Equipment
  • Any Type of Personal Expenses such as Alcoholic Beverages, Phone Bills and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation Cost
  • Accident or Health Issues
  • Loss Theft or Damage of Personal Properties(We advise you to take out Personal Travel Insurance)
  • Tips and Gratuities

Trip FAQs of Annapurna base camp trek

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How long is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek typically takes 7-14 days to complete, depending on your trekking itinerary and pace. For trip customization contact the Himalayan 360 team.

What is the best time to go on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

The best time to go on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is from September to November and from March to May when the weather is clear and the views are spectacular.

How difficult is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is considered a moderate to challenging trek, with several steep ascents and descents, and uneven terrain. It is recommended for trekkers with moderate to good physical fitness.

Do I need a guide or a porter for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

While it is possible to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek independently, it is recommended to hire a guide or a porter to help navigate the trail and ensure your safety. They will also help with carrying your bags.

What kind of accommodation is available on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Accommodation on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is available in the form of teahouses and lodges. These are simple accommodations with shared bathroom facilities. You can also camp along the trek if you are looking for a more rustic experience.

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