Annapurna Base Camp

13 days 12 nights
1-15 Pax

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a big part of the ultimate Himalayan adventure which offers the chance to get to know the locals intimately and experience their cultural hospitality. Recognized as one of the world’s best trekking destination, this trek takes you through scenic villages, rich oak, pine and rhododendron forests and affords you spectacular views of the giant snow-peaks- Annapurna I (8019m), Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7454m) and Machhapuchre (6999m). Exotic flora and fauna, immense glittering Himalayan ranges, mesmerizing local culture and tradition are the trinkets of this region. Getting to this region you are in for an experience of a life time.  


 Days  Activities  Accommodation
 Day 01  Arrival in Kathmandu  Hotel in Kathmandu
 Day 02  Drive to Pokhara  Hotel in Pokhara
 Day 03  Drive Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek to Ulleri  Local Lodge
 Day 04  Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani  Local Lodge
 Day 05  Early morning hike to Poonhill, then trek to Tadapani / Chuile  Local Lodge
 Day 06  Trek from Tadapani/ Chuile to Chomorong/ Sinuwa  Local Lodge
 Day 07  Trek from Chomorong/Sinuwa to Himalaya/ Deurali  Local Lodge
 Day 08  Trek from Himalaya/ Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhare Base Camp  Local Lodge
 Day 09  Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo  Local Lodge
 Day 10  Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda and nearby hot springs  Local Lodge
 Day 11  Trek from Jhinu Danda to Siwa/ Ghandruk Phedi and drive to Pokhara  Hotel in Pokhara
 Day 12  Drive back to Kathmandu  Hotel in Kathmandu
 Day 13  Final Departure  














  • 1

    We ensure that you will leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime. Our representative will drive you to  the airport in time for your flight back home.

    Meals : Breakfast
  • Arrive in Kathmandu

    Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will welcome and transfer you to the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, there will be briefing about the trek and equipment that you will need for the trek. The rest of the day will be free to prepare for your trek and relax at the hotel. Or you can also roam around the market on your own.


    Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

    Meals : In-flight
  • 3

    Driving Hours: (250km / 127 miles) 6-7 hours

    After an early breakfast, we head towards Pokhara (approx. 6-7 hours journey). On our way we can see the picturesque Trishuli and Marsyangdi rivers along the green, rocky mountains, rivers connecting each other, and small springs.

    Pokhara is a tourist paradise with all modern amenities providing all comforts. We encourage you to explore Pokhara to experience different cultures and visit various centers of attractions. Pokhara is a beautiful valley known for several lakes - including Phewa and Begnas, and it sits on the laps of Annapurna (8,091m), Machhapuchre (6,993m), Dhaulagiri (8,169m), Manaslu (8,156m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983m).


    Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara

    Meals : Breakfast
  • 4

    Driving hours: 2 hours

    Trek Distance: 7 km / 4.34 miles

    Highest Altitude: 1540m / 5050 ft

    Trek duration: 3-4 hours

    After a nourishing breakfast, we take a short drive through the beautiful landscapes and head to to Tikhedhunga. The road is quite gentle and passes through Nayapul and then Birethanti. While on the road, you will see stunning terraced farms along the Bhurungdi Khola.

    After Birethanti, it is an off road drive that takes us to Tikhedhunga. The hike starts at Tikhedhunga passes through Sudame and Hile villages, ends at Ulleri (2073 meters). You will be hiking for about three hours.


    Overnight at a local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 5

    Trek Distance: 11km / 6miles

    Highest Altitude: 2860m / 9385ft

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

    Today’s trek will be exciting as the trail slowly starts to ascend. From the path, you can savor the views of Annapurna, Machhapuchre and Hinchuli snow peaks. As we walk through the rhododendron forest, we can see several wild animals, refreshing springs and rivers. The path then leads us to Ghorepani, which is a spectacular settlement that lies on a ridge-line.

    The views of the Himalayas from the village are breathtaking allowing heavenly sights of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Dhampus, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Barah Sikhar, Machhapuchre (commonly known as Fishtail).


    Overnight stay at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 6

    Trek Distance: 11.50km / 7.1miles

    Highest Altitude: 3210m / 10,525ft

    Trek Duration: 4 hours

    If you love sunrise, today is your day. Early in the morning before sunrise, we ascend Poon Hill just in time to view the sunrise on the Himalayas. From Poon Hill, you can see dawn breaking at more than 32 Annapurna ranges along with Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Machhapuchre mountains. Poon Hill is a famous spot for photography, so we will make the most of our visit to Poon Hill by clicking pictures to our heart’s content.

    After spending time on Poon hill, we descend to our lodge, have our breakfast, and start the trek to Tadapani (2630m / 8630ft). but to reach Tadapani, we will be passing through Deurali (2960m) and Banthanti. If we arrive early at Tadapani, we will trek a little further to Chuile village.


    Overnight at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 7

    Trek Distance: 10km / 6.2miles

    Highest Altitude: 2165m / 7105ft

    Trek Duration: 5hours

    Today’s trek will slightly differ based on where we stayed last night. If at Tadapani, we will have our breakfast, and continue our journey to Chomrong (2165m/ 7105 ft), passing Chuile on the way. At first, we pass the beautiful Ghandruk village and then take a step descent to the Kimron River before reaching Chomrong. From  the way, you will see mind-blowing views of Annapurna South and Fishtail.

    Chomrong village lies on the lap of the mighty Annapurna massif and is a popular overnight spot for those ascending to the Annapurna Base Camp. However, if we stayed at Chuile last night, we stop at Sinuwa to spend the night.


    Overnight at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 8

    Trek Distance: 12km / 7.4miles

    Highest Altitude: 2890m /94255ft

    Trek Duration: 6-7hours

    Today’s trek is going to be a bit longer. It also differs a bit based on your previous night’s stay. If you stayed at Chomrong, you will follow the trail down to Chomrong Khola on steep stones, but then the path ascends through the bamboo, oak and rhododendron forests to reach Sinuwa. However, if you spend the night at Sinuwa, the trek starts from Sinuwa. You will get to enjoy the views of Machhapuchre and Annapurna snow-caps from the route. The way passes Khuldigar village, descends to Bamboo Lodge settlements and ascends to Himalaya. If you start the trek from Sinuwa, you will stay at Deurali for the night.


    Overnight at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 9

    Trek Distance: 12.5km / 7.7miles

    Highest Altitude: 4130m /13,5505ft

    Trek Duration: 5hours

    If we spent last night in Himalaya, we will follow a route through the narrow gorge along the Modi Khola Glacier Valley, past more forests. We will also be passing a large overhanging rock known as Hinku Cave and the lodges of Deurali before making it to the entry way of Annapurna Sanctuary, which ultimately takes us to ABC. However, if we slept at deurali, the trek starts from Deurali itself.

    Throughout the day, we will be walking close to the Annapurna glaciers. On  our way, Machhapuchre Base Camp offers ua a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. However, we continue our journey northwest to eventually reach ABC.

    From ABC, we get 360-degree view of Hiunchuli, Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8097m / 26,566ft), Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchre.

    Today’s trek takes you close to several huge mountains including Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, Pisang Peak, Paungda Danda and numerous other peaks ranging from 6000 to 8000 in elevation. This might be the day, which you will never forget in your entire life due to the sheer beauty of the snow-capped mountains that surround you. We will spend the night at the Base Camp.


    Overnight at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 10

    Trek Distance: 14km / 8.6miles

    Highest Altitude: 4130m /13,5505ft

    Trek Duration: 6hours

    After leaving our footprints on ABC, it is the time to climb down. We will take a path that takes us out of Annapurna Sanctuary and out of the Modi River Valley. Eventually, we will make it our serene stopover point called Bamboo- our destination for the day.



    Overnight at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 11

    Trek Distance: 8.5km / 5.2miles

    Highest Altitude: 2350m /7700ft

    Trek Duration: 3-4hours

    After a long journey from ABC to Bamboo last day, we continue our way towards Jhinu Danda. First, we take a path that takes us down to Kimrong Khola and then ascends through the serene rhododendron, bamboo and oak forests, eventually reaching Jhinu Danda.

    Jhinu Danda consistently attracts thousands of visitors each year as an exotic place famous for its soothing natural hot springs, where we will also let our tired muscles relax. From the hot springs, you can enjoy the views of rhododendron forest and lush vegetation.


    Overnight at a local lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 12

    Trek Distance: 4km / 2.4miles

    Highest Altitude: 1780m / 6393ft

    Trek Duration: 2-3hours

    Driving Hours: 2-3 hours

    We have reached our final day on the trekking trails. After leaving Jhinu Danda, we follow the plain dust road along the right of Modi khola. This part of the trek forms the most relaxing walk of the entire trip. After trekking for about three hours, we will reach Siwa/Ghandruk Phedi, where we will bid goodbye to the trails and drive through the picturesque countryside to Pokhara.


    Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 13

    Driving Hours: (250km / 127 miles) 6-7 hours

    Early in the morning, we leave Pokhara and head to Kathmandu on a tourist bus.

    Rest of the evening is at leisure. You can roam the market on your own or just rest in the hotel.


    Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

    Meals : Breakfast


  • 02 Night’s accommodation in hotel in Kathmandu
  • 02 Night’s accommodation in hotel in Pokhara
  • 08 Night’s accommodation in locally available basic tea houses/ lodges (no guarantee of attached bathroom and shower) during the trek as per the program on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) basis.
  • Transportation for Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu and arrival/departure transfers
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) cars fee
  • A local Sherpa guide and necessary porters for the trek. (Note: 1 porter for ever 2 clients. Porters will carry a maximum of 30 kg only)
  • All staff daily wages/ insurance
  • All currently applicable taxes



  • Personal trekking equipment 
  • Attached bathrooms and showers
  • Personal multi risk insurance covering emergency evacuation by helicopter if required.
  • Any beverages including mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, etc
  • Internet charges, battery recharge charge
  • Meals not mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Tips for staffs (guides and porters)
  • Any items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, etc
  • The cost do not include undue escalation in fuel prices, new taxes levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes entrance fees.  Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice
  • Any other items not mentioned in the cost inclusion.