Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Duration: 14 Days   |   Based on 5 Reviews
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House
  • Group Size: 1-10
  • Max Elevation: 4200m

Annapurna base camp trek is the most popular trek in the Annapurna region. It is quite a short and easy trek than other high altitude treks in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp trek incorporates diverse landscapes, flora and fauna and local Gurung culture. This trek goes alongside rice field terrain, lush Rhododendron forest, wildlife with beautiful Annapurna ranges and Dhaulagiri ranges.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is known as Annapurna centaury encircled by high Mountain including Annapurna I (8,091 m), Machepuchre (Fishtail), Gangapurna, Himchuli, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna South and many more. There are few different routes to reach Annapurna Base Camp but Global Adventure Trekking offers the best scenic and safe from altitude sickness through Ghorepani Poon Hill. Poon Hill is the vantage viewpoint of Annapurna and others' peak. Poon Hill is the perfect place to see Sunrise and Sunset. Starting from Nayapul is an extra advantage to all trekkers to avoid the altitude sickness because it goes gradually up to Ghorepani and gradually down to Chumrung than again gradually up to Machapuchre Base Camp and Annapurna base camp. For more in details please see the map and itinerary that we have produced by our experts.

Best time for Annapurna base camp trek

Of course, Nepal is for all-season but March to May (Spring) is the supper nice time of the year. In spring, it showcases many beautiful flowers including Nepal National flower Rhododendron, Orchid, white Magnolias, Blue Irises and many more, the chirping birds make this time extraordinary. September to November (autumn) is a pleasant time to do it. There is no layer of clouds and everything is very clear like turquoise. The blue sky, twinkling stars, sky towering mountain, neither hot nor cold weather in the autumn season. The Monson (Jun-August) is cloudy and rainy most of the time. The path is more slippery and no view. December –February is the cold season and there will be piles of snow on path and it is the most calm season to trek.

Annapurna Base camp trek route

There are 2/3 routes to trek Annapurna Base camp (ABC). All routes coincide in Chhumrung and follow the same path to ABC. Global Adventure plans a detour to Ghorepani poon hill. Of course taking shorter routes causes plus or minus ¾ days. Our below itinerary is the suggested route to be in safe side and enjoy the trips!

Annapurna base camp trek permit and fees

Annapurna conservation is a successful conservation project. Taking a tour and trek into the conservation we have to obtain the below permits, which will be arranged by Global Adventure. Our offer price is very much competitive and we give you the value of it. We make all hassle-free ABC trek, providing an experienced trek guide, Porters, all necessary permit, all-mountain accommodation, fresh and hygienic meals, transportation and the achievement certificate!

Required permit for Annapurna trek

  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS-Card)
  • Annapurna Conservation Entry permit
  • As for the necessary trek equipment please see on the essential information section on the right-hand side


  • The first commercial trek route in Nepal Himalaya
  • Enjoy the culture and history of Gurung, Magar, and Chhetri communities
  • Trek to Macchapuchre and Annapurna Base Camps and hike to the Poon Hill for beautiful views of Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges
  • A natural hot spring along the trek for your ached mussels

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Kathmandu (1,350 m) Arrivals and transfer to Hotel
Day 02 Kathmandu city sight-seeing
Day 03 Kathmandu drive To Pokhara (850 m), 200km, 6-7 hrs
Day 04 Pokhara drive to Nayapul (45 km, 1-2 hrs) and trek to Hile (1,450 m), 9 km, 4hrs.
Day 05 Tikhedhunga trek to Ghorepani (2,860 m), 10 km, 6 hrs.
Day 06 Ghorepani hike to Poon-Hill (3,200 m) and trek to Tadapani (2,600 m), 12 km, 6-7 hrs.
Day 07 Tadapani trek to Chhumrong (2,150 m), 10 km, 5 hrs.
Day 08 Chhumrong trek to Himalaya (2,900 m), 12 km, 7hrs.
Day 09 Himalaya trek to Annapurna Base Camp "ABC" (4,130 m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp "MBC" (3,700 m), 9 km, 6 hrs.
Day 10 Annapurna Base Camp Trek back to Bamboo (2,300 m), 14 km, 6hrs.
Day 11 Bamboo trek to Natural Hot Spring (1,750 m), 10 km, 6hrs.
Day 12 Hot Spring trek to Nayapul ( 17 km, 7 hrs.) then drive back to Pokhara
Day 13 Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 14 Departure to Airport for your onward flight.

What's included

  • Airport pickup and drop off by private coach
  • Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu, including 3 nights lodging with breakfast
  • Two-night twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara, including breakfast
  • Kathmandu guided sightseeing tour by private vehicle
  • TIMS-card (Trekker Information Management System)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entry fees
  • All ground transportation by luxury tourist vehicle
  • 8-night accommodation at the various available tea-houses or lodges during the trek (twin sharing)
  • Experienced English speaking trekking guide with government license
  • Company guarantee for Government Rescue Services
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • All government taxes and VAT
  • Complementary duffel or sleeping bag (refundable after the trek)
  • Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant
  • All meals while on the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • All kind of Drinks (alcoholic non-alcoholic and hot and cold drinks)
  • Shopping in the mountains.
  • Clients Travel insurance and evacuation cost if needed
  • Tips to Guide and support crews.
  • A sherpa porter to carry your baggage
  • Flight to Pokhara if taken (company arrange tickets for an additional cost)

Price & Dates

Trip Dates Availability Price  
05 Mar, 2020 - 18 Mar, 2020 Guaranteed 720 USD
15 Mar, 2020 - 28 Mar, 2020 Guaranteed 720 USD
25 Mar, 2020 - 07 Apr, 2020 Guaranteed 720 USD
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Useful Info

  • All the traveler should have a 6-month validity passport. Visa can obtain on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Visa cost 30 USD, 50 USD, 150 USD for 15, 30 and 90 days respectively.

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

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