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Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)Trek

7 Days
  • Bus, Jeep
  • Tourist Hotels
  • 4,130 metres
  • Pokhara
  • Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, Hindi, Nepali
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-10
  • 15
  • 65

Overview

The Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek is a beautiful and popular trekking route in Nepal, known for its stunning mountain vistas, diverse landscapes, and cultural experiences. Below is a typical 10-day itinerary for the ABC Trek, starting and ending in Pokhara.

This is a classic 10-day itinerary for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. It provides a well-paced journey to enjoy the natural beauty and cultural experiences along the route. Trekking times and accommodations may vary, and you can adjust the itinerary to fit your preferences and available time. Make sure to check for any necessary permits and the latest local information before starting the trek.

Highlights

  • Magnificent Mountain Views
  • Annapurna Sanctuary
  • Hot Springs
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Lush Forests
  • Base Camp Experience
  • Diverse Flora and Fauna
  • Comfortable Tea Houses
  • Natural Beauty Year-Round
  • Moderate Difficulty

Itinerary

Start your day with a drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, which takes about 1.5 to 2 hours.
From Nayapul, begin your trek to Ulleri, walking through beautiful forests, terraced fields, and charming villages (5 to 6 hours)
Overnight stay in Ulleri.

Begin your day with a steep ascent to Ulleri village, known for its stone-paved steps.
Continue through lush rhododendron forests and reach Ghorepani (4 to 5 hours)
Overnight stay in Ghorepani.

Early morning hike to Poon Hill (about 1 hour) to witness the stunning sunrise over the Himalayas.
Return to Ghorepani for breakfast and then start your trek to Tadapani through the dense forested trail (5 to 6 hours)
Overnight stay in Tadapani.

Continue the trek to Chhomrong, a beautiful Gurung village.
Enjoy the views of the Annapurna and Machapuchare mountains.
Overnight stay in Chhomrong.

Descend to the Chhomrong Khola and then climb to Sinuwa.
Continue the trek to Bamboo, passing through bamboo and rhododendron forests.
Overnight stay in Dovan.

Day 7 :
MBC to ABC

Descend from ABC to Bamboo.
Enjoy a different perspective of the landscape as you make your way back.
Overnight stay in Bamboo.

Trek to Jhinu Danda, known for its natural hot springs.
Relax and soak in the hot springs to rejuvenate tired muscles.
Overnight stay in Jhinu Danda.

Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul.
Drive back to Pokhara from Nayapul, concluding your trek.

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)?

Annapurna Base Camp is a popular trekking destination in Nepal, known for its stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range. It’s located at an altitude of 4,130 meters (13,549 feet) above sea level.

How long does the Annapurna Base Camp trek take?

The duration of the trek can vary, but typically it takes around 7 to 12 days to complete. The actual time required depends on your starting point, walking pace, and acclimatization needs.

What is the best time to do the ABC trek?

The best time to trek to Annapurna Base Camp is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is clear and the trails are in good condition.

Do I need a guide or porter for the ABC trek?

It’s not mandatory to hire a guide or porter, but it’s highly recommended, especially if you’re not an experienced trekker. Guides and porters can help with navigation, carry your gear, and provide local knowledge.

What is the difficulty level of the ABC trek?

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty. The terrain is varied, and there are some steep ascents and descents. Altitude can also be a factor, so it’s important to acclimatize properly.

Do I need a permit to trek to ABC?

Yes, you need a trekking permit to enter the Annapurna Conservation Area. You can obtain these permits in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

What should I pack for the ABC trek?

You’ll need warm clothing, sturdy trekking boots, a good quality backpack, a sleeping bag, and other essentials like a rain jacket, sunscreen, and a first-aid kit. It’s important to pack light, as you’ll be carrying your own gear or hiring a porter.

Are there teahouses or lodges on the route?

Yes, there are teahouses and lodges along the trail that offer basic accommodation and meals. This means you don’t need to carry camping equipment, making the trek more accessible.

How much does the ABC trek cost?

The cost of the trek can vary depending on factors like the season, whether you hire a guide or porter, and your personal expenses. On average, you can expect to spend between $500 to $1,000 or more for the entire trek.

Is it safe to trek to Annapurna Base Camp?

With proper preparation and following safety guidelines, the ABC trek is generally safe. However, it’s essential to be aware of weather conditions, altitude sickness, and other potential risks. Acclimatization and proper trekking equipment are crucial for safety.

Can I do the ABC trek solo?

Yes, you can trek to ABC solo, but it’s advisable to have some trekking experience and to be well-prepared. Many trekkers prefer to have the support of a guide or porter for added safety and convenience.

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  • Professional Local Guide
  • Bus, Jeep
  • Tourist Hotels
  • 4,130 metres
  • Pokhara
  • Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, Hindi, Nepali
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-10
  • 15
  • 65