Annapurna Base Camp Trek/ABC 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

The Annapurna Base Camp (Annapurna Sanctuary trek) trek lies in the world-famous Annapurna region, Annapurna Base Camp trekking is the most popular trekking destination in Nepal Himalayan vista. which hosts the tenth highest Annapurna I ( 8091m) and seventh-highest Dhaulagiri (8172m) mountains in the world.

The ABC trekking trail falls within the territory of Annapurna Conservation Area Project, known for its collaboration with the local community in the conservation of ecological diversity in and around the Annapurna region. Trekkers are in for an amazing walk through the diverse landscape of temperate and alpine forests, terraced fields, cultural villages of Gurung, Magar, Chhetri and spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks.

The major highlights of this trek are visiting Macchapuchre Base Camp (3700m) and Annapurna Base camp (4130m) offering a towering south face of Mt. Annapurna as well as a hike to the famous Poon Hill (3200m), for a panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range.

What is the best time of the year for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking:

Nepal is for all-season however, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is suitable in Spring and Autumn season. Spring (March to May) is a bit cloudy after 12 noon but if you love flowers Rhododendron are full in blossom.  Autumn season from September to November is a perfect time of the year for Annapurna Trekking. The weather is always clear and it is neither hot nor cold. The best thing is you do Machhapuchre Base Camp and Annapurna Base camp trekking in one trip. 

What are the Annapurna Base camp Trekking challenges?

  • Annapurna Base camp trek involves 6/7 hrs walking per day.
  • Within 2 days you will gain 2200m altitude (from Chhumrung to ABC)
  • Annapurna Base camp trek accommodation is still basic and difficult to get a private room in autumn and spring season.


  • Trek through Annapurna Conservation Area
  • 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
  • Visit the beautiful lake city of Pokhara

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  
10 Dec, 2019 - 23 Dec, 2019 Guaranteed 675 USD
18 Dec, 2019 - 31 Dec, 2019 Guaranteed 675 USD
25 Dec, 2019 - 07 Jan, 2020 Guaranteed 675 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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