Annapurna Base Camp Trek

A popular classic trek in the Annapurnas.

Trip Facts

duration Duration 10 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty Moderate
trip-difficulty Highest Point 4310m
Average Group Size 8-12 Pax
trip-code Trip Code ABCTAH
trip-code Area Annapurna Region
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation As Mentioned
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Glorious glaciers and picturesque and soothing landscapes.
  • Exploration of diverse ethnic groups and their interesting cultures.
  • Magnificent sunrise and sunset view from Annapurna Base Camp.
  • A glimpse of Beautiful native flora and fauna.
  • Natural Hot Springs. (near Jhinu Danda)
  • Lush rural farmlands, rhododendrons, bamboo, and alpine forests.
  • Impressive views of Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, and Annapurna ranges.

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC Trek) is one of the world-renowned legendary and classical treks of Nepal. It is located in the western part of Nepal and is one of the popular teahouse treks of the ACAP region. The Difficulty level of the Annapurna Base camp trek is moderate and anyone with normal physical fitness and a calm mind can complete the trek without any difficulty. Due to the developed trekking routes as well as the accommodation facilities, most of the trekkers choose this trek. Also, the majestic mountain view pulls travelers around the world.

Meanwhile, ACAP Permit and TIMS cards are required for the Annapurna Base Camp trek in Nepal. There are various routes to reach Annapurna Base Camp. Meanwhile, the most popular route among all starts from Ghandruk village and ends at Jhinu Danda after dipping in the hot water pool. With other trekking gear and clothing, don’t forget to pack a swimming suit if you are willing to take a dip in the hot water pool at Jhinu danda. Also known by the name Annapurna Sanctuary trek the total distance of the trek is about 150 kilometers. The great mountain Annapurna mountain is not only known for its base camp but also other breathtaking treks such as the Annapurna circuit trek.

Annapurna region includes the areas of the Annapurna Himalayan Range, Dhaulagiri Himalayan range, and Kali Gandaki valley. Some of the major peaks in the Annapurna region include Annapurna I (8,091 m), Nilgiri (7061 m), Machhapuchchhre (6993 m), and Dhaulagiri I (8167 m). Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain peak in the world and offers wonderful and spectacular natural beauty. It is one of the most developed trekking routes in Nepal and all of the teahouses and lodges throughout the trekking route offer paid hot showers and wifi facilities.

The best thing about this trip is you get to explore a different country while getting along with the locals, learning new things, getting a taste of delicious food, and ultimately standing right in front of the most savage mountain Annapurna. For example, you get to try food from different cultures for example Thakali cuisine, and famous street food like Mo: Mo’s. The journey towards the base camp is very therapeutic and rewarding as the trail is full of beautiful landscape and amazing people.

This trek encompasses diverse terrain, flora and fauna, ethnic culture, and traditions. While at Kathmandu you can experience Newar culture as well as their food (Newari Cuisine) and in Pokhara you can get to explore the traditional villages and the modern lifestyle at the same time. In Addition, The exceptional ecosystem and wonderful environment are the main aspects of this trek. The Annapurna region is highly revered for its awe-inspiring beauty and snowy amphitheaters. Annapurna region is in splendor and immensely decorated by natural attractions. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is also one of the popular activities to reach Annapurna Base Camp. Meanwhile, the Annapurna Base Camp Yoga trek is another popular activity done during the trek.

About Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp lies at a height of 4,130 meters. The Annapurna base camp Trek route goes through charming Gurung and Magar villages. Furthermore, the trails head towards a deep gorge that slices in between two major peaks viz. Mt. Machhapuchchhre and Mt. Hiunchuli. Trekking through the flourishing environment in the Annapurna region makes this trail one of the most popular trails. The diverse offerings of the Himalayas, culture, traditions and natural environment made in this region are exceptionally amazing.

The local communities found here are Mongolians namely Gurung, Magar, and Thakali. Their cultures and traditions highly influence this area. They settle on the high elevation. Conversely, Brahmin and Chhetri reside on the lower elevation. Annapurna Base Camp trek's difficulty level is moderate. In other words, travelers don’t need advanced physical fitness to travel through this route. 

One of the best sunrise and sunset views over the snow-capped mountains can be seen from Annapurna Base Camp. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna both of these mountains are situated at a very short distance. Both these two high mountains are visible from Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna base camp was first reached in 1956 but the trekking trail was not so popular at that time. It began to gain popularity about three decades ago. Because of that, there are many options for accommodation throughout the trekking trails

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most popular treks from Pokhara. There are many ups and downs throughout the trek. The trek goes through some beautiful villages with a view of the Machhapuchhre. From Kathmandu, it will take about 7 hours to reach Pokhara from the drive and just 25 mins by flight. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal and is also popular for viewing the different mountain ranges, adventure activities, lakes, and many more. From Pokhara, it will take about an hour to reach Nayapul. From Nayapul the off-road drive will take you to the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk.

Ghandruk is the most popular Gurung village in Nepal. This village is rich in Gurung culture, and tradition, amazing views of the mountain ranges, and a lot more things. Ghandruk is the starting point of the trek. The first day of the trek is not so easy as you will need to ascend almost throughout the day. Chhomrong is the most developed and largest village on the route to Annapurna Base Camp. There are plenty of Hotels and Lodge as well as different facilities available for the refreshment of the trekkers. The further walk will lead you to Sinuwa village situated at an altitude of 2,340 meters above sea level.

Bamboo is another popular village on the route to Annapurna Base Camp. The further walk will lead you to Dovan situated at an altitude of 2,600 meters above sea level.  After 2 hours of walking, you will reach the Himalayas for an overnight stay. Situated at an altitude of 3,700 meters above sea level it will take about 6 hours to reach Machhapuchhre base camp from Himalaya. It will take about 2 hours to reach Annapurna Base Camp from Machhapuchhre base camp.

Situated at an altitude of 4,130 meters above sea level you can witness Machhapuchhre and Annapurna I along with other mountain ranges. This trek is ideal because it covers the two wonderful base camps: Annapurna and Machhapuchhre. The return trail follows Dovan, Jhinu Hot spring, and finally taking back to Pokhara. 

Best Time to Visit Annapurna Base Camp

The temperature here is cold in the morning and warm during the daytime. Consequently, visitors can hike and enjoy the fantastic views with a clear sky. The best time for trekking in Annapurna is during the autumn (September to Early December) and spring seasons (March to May) of Nepal. However, the low-altitude treks in this region are also preferable in the winter and summer seasons.

Annapurna Base camp trek is one of those trekking trails of Nepal which can be explored throughout the year. But from the last week of December to the last week of January the chances of snowfall are very high. During that period of the year. The fresh snow makes it difficult to walk on the trekking trails. Similarly, with an expert trekking leader and proper gear and clothing, it can be done in those cold winters too.

If our trip itinerary doesn’t suit your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combine it with any travel plans, then please let us know and we’ll be happy to create a tailor-made itinerary, designed especially for you. Also, whether you are a student group/family group /corporate team please inquire with us. We offer you a variety of packages.

What to expect from the classic Annapurna Base Camp trek?

Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most popular classic treks in Nepal. People around the world visit Nepal to witness the magnificent beauty of the savage mountains. The mountains stand tall in front of your eyes, granting you an absolute view of them. This trip provides you with a lifetime experience in the shadows of Mt. Annapurna.  Annapurna is a subrange of the Himalayas. Annapurna 1 stands tall and intimidating with an elevation of 8,091 M above sea level. This trek provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the Gurung culture throughout the trek program followed by the amazing landscaped and eye-pleasing views. Nepal is a very hospitable country meaning you will get warm greetings throughout the trekking program from the people you meet on the way.  On the way to witness the beauty of this notorious mountain, you will also get to see the simple yet fascinating hospitality and culture. 

Start your program from the heart of the country Kathmandu. You will be welcomed in a typical Nepali way at the airport and drop off at your respective hotel and brief on the details of your upcoming trek program. The next day without wasting any time, head out to the airport to catch a flight to Pokhara - the city of lakes. The flight duration is just 25 mins. As you land on this beautiful place you will get to see some of the most fascinating mountains that is Fishtail. Finish your baggage collection and move towards your transportation outside the airport waiting for you. Check in at your respective hotel and rest your bags. Explore the unmatched beauty of Pokhara, you can witness the beauty of this city by visiting the most popular natural as well as artificial attractions. There are many thrilling activities that you can participate in while at Pokhara such as bungee, paragliding, ultra-light flight, and many more. The nightlife of Pokhara is equally interesting as well. You can enjoy the live music and the glittering city lights which look otherworldly and exciting in the evening. 

Adventure time.

Start your beautiful morning with a warm cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast. Pack your bags and put on your trekking shoes for a thrilling adventure into the Himalayas. Drive towards the rich cultured village - of Ghandruk which takes an hour or two.  Ghandruk is the most commercial and biggest Gurung village in Nepal. On the way, you get to see alluring waterfalls and small streams where you can stop by and have some snaps. Once at Ghandruk view the beauty of the traditional Gurung village and visit the local museum and try on the cultural garment and take some pictures with an exclusive backdrop. From Ghandruk you can see the savage Mt. Annapurna south face, Mt. Fishtail, and Mt. Hiuchuli. After exploring the adorable village, start walking towards Chhomrong, the second biggest village in the Annapurna conservation area. On the way to Chhomrong, you might come across native animals such as langur monkeys and different species of birds. One can see the vibrant nightlight of Ghandruk from Chhomrong. 

Himalaya awaits!

On the fourth day of your trekking program, you will trek to a place called Himalaya. You will walk through small hamlets such as Sinuwa (2340m), Bamboo (2310m), Dovan (2505m), then finally Himalaya (2920m). Before you reach Himalaya you will witness the majestic waterfall. Take pictures for memories and walk towards your destination. You will walk around 5-6 hours to reach your destination. Rest at the cozy hotel and rest your bags at the hotel. Get refreshed and rest your feet for the next day. You can find aromatic coffee and other bakery items that you can enjoy. Himalaya is surrounded by hills and small waterfalls here and there that will give you a peaceful environment.    

On the fifth day, you will trek to the ultimate destination and the goal Annapurna Base camp (4310m). Have your fresh breakfast and start walking while enjoying the exquisite view. You will walk through two giant valleys where the mountains will tease you with a glimpse of it. Within two hours you will reach Deurali (3200m) and from here it takes 2 hours to reach Machhapuchhre base camp MBC (3700m). As you get closer to MBC you will find yourself surrounded by high mountains with their cold glare at you. Have your lunch with an amazing ambiance, rest for a while and hike up to Annapurna Base camp and appreciate the beauty of the brutal mountains around you. From MBC it takes just 2 hours to arrive at ABC. Once at ABC, rest your bags, change into warm and comfortable clothes, and have a hot cup of tea. Explore the surrounding area and wait for the sunset. In the evening view the splendid sunset along with the mountains. Rest well and have your dinner before you go to bed. 

On the sixth day make your way back to Sinuwa. Before walking down, witness the beauty of the mountain one last time. Have pictures and gear up to walk. Return from the same way as before and stay at Sinuwa. The next day, trek down to Jhinu where you will stay overnight. A special thing about Jhinu is that there is a natural hot spring where you can rest and relax. To be at Jhinu one must reach Chhomrong and hike down for an hour to reach Jhinu. Stay there overnight and relax at the comfortable lodge. 

City exploration!

On the eighth day, you drive towards Pokhara from Jhinu which will take around 1 and a half hours. After you get to Pokhara check in at the hotel and get refreshed. This day is a leisure day where you can rest or go out to explore the city of adventure. There are lots of things that you can do at Pokhara. You can go shopping, exploring, boating and many more. Enjoy the peaceful environment, and visit restaurants and cafes to spend some quality time. Enjoy the vibrant night and enjoy your time at Pokhara. The next day after your breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to the airport to catch a flight to Kathmandu. Visit the streets of Kathmandu full of light and life. Enjoy your day accordingly and in the evening meet us for a traditional Nepali dinner with live music on folk songs. 

On the tenth day, have your breakfast before your checkout and get ready for your departure. You will be escorted on a private basis to the airport drop. You will reach the airport 3 hours before your upcoming flight. Hope you enjoyed each moment of the classic Annapurna Base Camp trek. Return with loads of memories and pictures and with the hope of coming back to this amazing country for yet another breathtaking trip to the country of the Himalayas.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu Arrival, Welcome to Nepal!

Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you in typical Nepali style at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will meet at the hotel for a coffee talk and brief you on the details of your upcoming program. 

Extra activity that you can participate in Kathmandu during your Cultural Tour, let us know your preference in advance so you can schedule the program accordingly and book as needed.

  • Everest Mountain Flight (It is a 1-hour flight (scheduled at 6:30 AM) with a breathtaking view of the mountain range.) (USD 220 PP)

  • Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu. (USD 300 PP)

  • Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu with Kala Patthar Landing. (USD 1100 PP)

duration 30 Minutes
duration 10Km
ascent 1350m
trip-accomodation Nepali Ghar
trip-meals N/A
transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Fly to Pokhara

At. 10:00 AM: You will meet one of the official representatives at Kathmandu who will drop you at the airport for your flight towards Pokhara. (Flight duration 25 mins approximately)

After you reach Pokhara check in at your hotel and take advantage of the great service provided by the hotel with a great view. In the evening you can go for Pokhara sightseeing starting with Devi’s fall is the natural attraction in this great city. After you finish your visit to the magnificent waterfall you will head out to a stunning Gupteshwor cave just a few mins away from Devi’s fall. Then after the Peace Pagoda, one can get a panoramic view of the entire city along with the peaceful lake and the lush green valley.  Spend some quality time and have some snaps with the photogenic background. 

After enjoying the view you will hike down towards Phewa lake which will take around 30 mins. You will go through a calm forest path where you will see the colorful lights on the way. You will cross the lake on a boat or you can even try canoeing by yourself. Spend some time on a boat enjoying the view and chit-chat with the sailor.

duration 6-8 Hours
descent 810m
trip-accomodation Hotel Barahi
trip-meals B
transportation On Private Basis
Day 03

Drive to Ghandruk, Trek to Chhomrong

At. 07:00 AM: Your ride towards Ghandruk will pick you up and drive you to Ghandruk village. On the way, you can try Thakali food near the airport which is a popular lunch destination.

Start your journey towards today’s destination Ghandruk. The distance between Pokhara to Ghandruk is 55 Km which will be covered in a 1-hour non-stop drive. On the way, there are many wonderful waterfalls that you can stop by and have some snaps. Check in at the lodge at  Ghandruk and explore the surrounding place, get along with the locals and relax.

Walking downhill from Ghandruk, while you walk the lush green forest will please your eyes and refresh your mind. Also, you will meet warm locals who will greet and encourage you for your trek program. As you get close to your destination you can hear the sound of the river. After you reach the river it takes about an hour or 2 to reach your today's destination.

After an hour of walking, you will reach a river and cross bridges. You will have to walk steep uphill until you reach Chhomrong for the overnight stay. Chhomrong is the second biggest village that you will find in the Annapurna base camp trek after Ghanduk village. The night view from  Chhomrong is immaculate. You can see Ghandruk village which will blow your mind with its glittering lights from a distance. Have an authentic taste of this charming village. Enjoy your delicious dinner that includes locally grown vegetables prepared according to the regional style. Rest well for the exciting upcoming day of your Annapurna Base camp trek. 

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 50Km
ascent 2170m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 04

Trek to Himalaya

At. 08:00 AM: Wake up early to explore this village and witness the heavenly sunrise along with the lovely mountain view. Munch up your breakfast before you start your walk, you will again walk downhill to reach the Suspension bridge. After that, you will have to walk uphill. After about an hour and a half of walking, you will reach Sinuwa. After about two hours of steep descent from Sinuwa, you will reach yet another small village called Bamboo where you can stop by and have lunch and rest. (After you reach Bamboo village you are prohibited to carry or have meat products other than sheep and selective animals according to the religious rules and values.)

On the way, you will come across a small yet very photogenic river that one must cross through a tiny bridge made out of wood and other natural materials.  Your ears will be blessed to listen to the peaceful sound of small rivers followed by the chirping of birds along the way. Walking through the lush forest slowly you will pass Dovan where visitors have lunch and rest. After a few hours from Dovan, you will reach your destination which is Himalaya. There is a good chance to encounter langur monkeys along with other native flora and fauna along with the tranquil sound of rivers and waterfalls.  

Rest your bags and get refreshed after you reach Himalaya. This place is very cozy and has an excellent ambience where you can chill with a cup of hot coffee at the lodge. You can find different kinds of sweet treats that you can enjoy in the Himalaya of Nepal. Have a hot dinner and rest well for your upcoming trek to Annapurna base camp.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 12 Km
ascent 2920m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 05

Trek to MBC

At. 08:00 AM: Today you will slowly walk uphill to reach Deurali. After you finish having your breakfast, you will walk through the jungle which will provide a chance to witness the wildlife of the Annapurna conservation area. Before you reach Deurali you will come across a noticeable attraction which is Hinku cave where most of the travelers rest and soak in the beauty of the place. The landscape will surely fascinate you with its unique structure. Have some snaps of it and move towards your destination. 

As you approach Deurali the number of trees decreases as you walk at an altitude of 3200m above sea level. Because of that, the level of oxygen decreases. As you walk the mountains will tease you with a glimpse of it. From Deurali you can see Gangapurna mountain from the middle of two massive hills. This place looks like a scene from a movie. The hills stand tall and intimidating. In the winter season, it is covered in snow, and in other seasons you can witness greenery all over the hill.

About 2 hours of walk from Deurali will take you to Machhapuchhre Base Camp from here you get another point of view of Mt. Fishtail. There are good lodges where you can stop by and have lunch with an appreciable backdrop. Marvelous views of the Machhapuchhre can be seen from the lodges and might also get to see a flock of sheep on the way to the Annapurna base camp. From  Machhapuchhre base camp takes just 2 hours to reach the ultimate destination just in time to view the hypnotic sunset. You will reach Annapurna base camp before sunset. Rest your bags and get refreshed, have a flavourful dinner, and rest well for the next day.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 13 Km
ascent 4130m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 06

Trek to Upper Sinuwa.

At. 05:30 AM: Wake up early to witness the captivating sunrise view over the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Hiuchuli.  The view that you get in the morning is sensational and out of the world. Appreciate the view and live in the moment. Take some pictures as evidence of your bravery and inspiration for other upcoming stunning treks in Nepal. You will get 360 views and find yourself surrounded by mountains above 8000 meters. 

After breakfast with a breathtaking view, pack your bags and put on your trekking shoes for the descent. You will walk downhill toward the Machhapuchhre base camp. Slowly decreasing altitude crossing Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan, Bamboo and finally, you will reach Sinuwa for the overnight stay. You will return by the same trail as before as there is only one trail towards Annapurna Base camp. Within 5-6 hours,  you will reach Upper Sinuwa where you will stay overnight.

duration 10 Hours
duration 14 Km
ascent 4130m
descent 2300m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 07

Trek to Jhinu Hot Spring.

At. 08:00 AM: Today you will walk for just 3-4 hours. Jhinu is known for its natural hot spring where you can visit and relax. Munch on your breakfast and proceed towards Jhinu Danda. To reach Jhinu one has to descend for 1 hour from Chhomrong. As you get closer to Chhomrong you will get to see paddy fields and other seasonal vegetable gardens giving you the true village vibe. You will walk through suspension bridges while listening to the sound of rivers. You can get souvenirs in Chhomrong as it is the biggest village. 

You will get to see lots of domesticated animals such as horses and buffaloes grazing in the sun peacefully. Meet warm and hospitable locals on the way back. Enjoy the heavenly landscape and beautiful people as you make your way back to Chhomrong. Have lunch at one of the cafes. You can find local food as well as continental food there. Enjoy your lunch and make your way toward the relaxing spot Jhinu Hot Spring. After an hour of descent, you will finally reach Jhinu where you can relax and enjoy nature.

duration 8-10 Hours
duration 10 Km
descent 1750m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 08

Pokhara awaits!

At. 09:00 AM: Have your fresh breakfast while enjoying the beautiful view from your hotel.

Drive to the lakeside area and spend your evening by the side of Phewa lake. The nightlife of Pokhara will not fail your expectations. You can do numerous things there such as food hunting, and boating at the Phewa lake sparkling with beautiful light reflections. You can also get involved in clubbing and enjoy live music if you wish. Check into the hotel at Pokhara and loosen up. You can self-explore the lively and exciting lakeside and have dinner near your hotel.

Optional Activities in Nepal (Price Subject to Change):

  • Paragliding in Pokhara. (USD 75 PP)

  • Ultra-light flight in Pokhara. (USD 120 PP, 15 Minutes)

  • Zip-flying in Pokhara. (USD 60 PP)

  • Bungee jumped in Kushma. (World’s 2nd highest, 228M) (USD 120 PP)

duration 3-4 Hours
duration 60 Km
descent 810m
trip-accomodation Hotel Barahi
trip-meals B,L
transportation On Private Basis
Day 09

Fly back to Kathmandu.

At. 10:00 AM: Have breakfast and pack your bags for your flight back to Kathmandu. (flight duration is 25 mins) After baggage collection, your transportation will be waiting outside the airport. After check-in at your hotel, you can explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu. You can visit Thamel and spend some time at cozy cafes and restaurants. You can also collect souvenirs like handmade jewelry, clothing items, and many more eye-catching things. (If you feel the need for a guide you will be allowed)

At. 06:00 PM: Lastly, we will meet for a cultural (traditional local dance live performance in folk songs) Nepali dinner in Kathmandu on your farewell.

duration 2-3 Hours
ascent 1350m
trip-accomodation Nepali Ghar
trip-meals B,D
transportation On Sharing Basis
Day 10

Farewell, We love to see you again!

Have a safe home return! You will have leisure time in Kathmandu after breakfast at your hotel. Our office representative will escort you to the Kathmandu airport 3 hours before on time to board your flight. We hope you enjoyed the trip with us!

duration 30 Minutes
duration 10 Km
trip-meals B
transportation On Private Basis

Trip Guide

The information given about the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is in-depth, feel free to contact us 24/7 for any kind of assistance. We will be available on WhatsApp to assist you instantly. You can write an email if this trip doesn't fit your vacation schedule and requirements. Altitude Himalaya aims to offer the best possible travel experience to the customers. Depending on the needs of the visitors and the group size, we customize each vacation package. We will put together a bespoke itinerary just for your private group.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the chances of getting altitude sickness in Annapurna Base Camp on a 7 days trek?

    Above 3500 meters in the Annapurna base camp trek is prone to altitude sickness  however, you will stay at Deurali which is at an elevation of 3200 to acclimatize and get used to the environment before moving to Annapurna base camp. The Annapurna Base camp 7 days trek is relatively shorter than most of the itinerary which increases the chances of getting altitude sickness. Nevertheless, you will be accompanied by a professional guide who will help you with all the necessary information and emergency medical treatment if anything unusual happens.

  • How difficult is the Annapurna base camp trek?

    The difficulty level is moderate to hard depending on the weather. You will be walking up to 3,200m which can be challenging however, you will be accompanied by an expert guide and a porter who will help you carry half of your weight during this trek. A physically fit and mentally calm person can easily complete this trek. Even with all the difficulty, the view will be rewarding. Depending on the seasons and weather conditions the difficulty can mutate.

  • What is so special about the Annapurna base camp trek?

    The Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most popular treks in the whole world. Annapurna is one of the tallest mountains in the world with an elevation of 8091 M above sea level. This trek is specially crafted to provide the best trekking experience and view of sunrise, sunset and the Himalayas. Authentic Gurung culture and tradition throughout the trip with mesmerizing views of glorious mountains blended with the unique landscapes is a perfect escape that anyone can enjoy. The villages and teahouses will provide an authentic taste and a new concept of hospitality that will warm your heart. This trek itinerary is perfect for all elements and we can assure you that you will surely enjoy this trip.

  • When is the best time to visit Nepal?

    The autumn and spring season is the best time to visit Nepal. During this time of the year, the weather is significantly clear, visibility is good and the temperature is moderate. So, if you are planning to visit Nepal for a trekking trip, we recommend you visit Nepal during Spring and Autumn. However, you can plan the trip any time of the year.

  • How to prevent altitude sickness?

    The best way to prevent altitude sickness naturally is to walk slowly and adjust your body according to higher elevation. Eat carbs, avoid alcohol, drink plenty of water, and acclimatize in higher altitudes to avoid altitude sickness. Keep your mind calm and take it easy.

  • Is the Annapurna Base Camp trek safe?

    Even though the Annapurna itself is a notorious mountain, the trek to base camp is far safer. The trails are well managed with emergency helicopter landing spots. There are signboards with all the necessary information at every stop. There are tea houses and lodges throughout the trail. Helpful natives willing to give a helping hand throughout the trip will make you feel at home. So yes, the Annapurna base camp trek is completely safe.

  • What kind of foods will be served as per the meal inclusion?

    In Urban cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will be served a variety of breakfast options. However, in the higher elevations during the trip, you will taste local cuisine and that is mostly Thakali food for breakfast. Limited options are available. Some of the available foods are eggs, fresh seasonal veggies, salads, apple pies, pancakes, Dalbhat, bread, soups, and meat (depending on availability) and in developed areas, you can try food from the A-la-carte menu and try a wide range of food options.

  • Can we customize the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

    Yes, the trek is fully customizable. We encourage customization of treks as it will be more efficient and guests friendly as we’ll be able to plan what the traveler needs. So, customization is an excellent option we provide on all our trips. After corresponding with our informed correspondent, you will be able to customize the plan. If you have any preferences, you can inform our travel consultant at that time and he/she shall arrange the best plan possible.

  • What should I pack for this trek?

    To know what to pack efficiently for this trek you can get information from travel guides and tips. Also, you will stay at Jhinu Danda where you can relax at a natural hot spring, and if you wish to relax you can carry a lightweight swimsuit as well.

Services Includes

  • All arrivals and departures at Kathmandu airport as mentioned.

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Kathmandu transfer by domestic flight.

  • Private transfer (Pokhara/Ghandruk/Jhinu/Pokhara)

  • 3 Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per the trek itinerary.

  • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.

  • Lunch and Dinner from trek start day to trek end day.

  • All necessary paperwork. (National Park Entry Permits, ACAP, and TIMS Card)

  • English speaking licensed trek guide.

  • Porter during the trek. (Can carry 20 KG Baggage of 2 people)

  • Lodge or Tea house accommodation during the trek.

  • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.

  • All government and local taxes.

  • Guide and Porter’s salary, food and accommodation during the trek.

  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your traveler’s insurance company.

  • Sleeping bag, duffle bags and trekking route maps – if necessary.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

  • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport-size photos and 30 USD)

  • International flight ticket.

  • Travel health insurance. (Recommended)

  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver.

  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.

  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

  • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.

  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the including section.

  • Mineral water throughout this trip.

10 Days from US$ 1350
USD 1300 / Person


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Why Travel With Altitude Himalaya?

We believe in the quality services to accommodate our guests 360 degrees need with tour personalization and customization. Our dedicated and experienced team believes not only in arranging trips, but making creating life long memories. Our travel experience within the region of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet could make a memorable trip of yours.

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we can help you find your perfect holiday

Mr. Kiran has experience of 10+ years in tourism across Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet holiday arrangements to thousands of travellers from around the world. He will help you to figure out the best possible vacation plan according to your choice and preference.


Nepal, Bhutan & Tibet Expert