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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 13 Days, Moderate

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USD 1115 1055

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek (Also Known as ABC) is very popular, moderate in difficulty, and a completely adventurous and beautiful trekking destination in Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • Mesmerizing views of 3 Seven Thousand meters mountains.
  • Explore abundant flora and fauna on the way.
  • Witness local villages, Mountains covered in Snow.
  • A Must to trek at least once in a lifetime.
  • Adventurous and moderate in difficulty Trek.
  • Local Food taste and discovering local cultures.
Trip Grading:
Max Elevation
4130M at ABC
Classic Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Best Season
Autumn, Spring
Breakfast in city, Full board during trek
Hotel, Teahouse
Private Vehicle
Trip Start/End

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Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek (Also Known as ABC) is very popular, moderate in difficulty, and a completely adventurous and beautiful trekking destination in Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an easily accessible trek that is very classical yet popular trekking that almost every trekker does at least once in their lifetime. Some people even prefer doing ABC Trek every year or an alternative year.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers beautiful landscapes of the Annapurna region, the lifestyle of local ethnic people (Gurung and Magar) and their cultures, and lush green Bamboo, Alpine, and Rhododendron forests.

Trip Outline

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 M)
Day 2: Trek Preparation works in Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive From Kathmandu to Pokhara (Altitude 822 M)
Day 4: Drive From Pokhara to Hille (1430M) by jeep and trek to Ulleri  (Altitude 2007 M)
Day 5: Trek From Ulleri to Ghorepani (Altitude 2860 M)
Day 6: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (Altitude 2610 M)
Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (Altitude 2300 M)
Day 8: Trek From Sinuwa to Deurali (Altitude 3220 M)
Day 9: Trek From Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (Altitude 4130 M)
Day 10: Trek From Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo
Day 11: Trek From Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (Altitude 1780 M)
Day 12: Trek From Jhinu Danda to Kyumi and drive back to Pokhara
Day 13: Drive/Fly Back to Kathmandu

Other Information

Permits Required

1. TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System):

This Permit is required for every trekker trekking in Nepal. The permit can be obtained from Nepal Tourism Board and costs NPR.2000 (USD 15.00 to 16.00)

2. Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP):

As Annapurna Base Camp Trek requires you to enter into Annapurna Conservation Area, you need to obtain Annapurna Conservation Area Permit to go to this region. This permit costs around NPR.3000 (USD 23.00 to USD 25.00).

All the permits for this trek will be arranged by your trekking service provider.

Food and Accommodation

Like the majority of the treks, ABC Trek offers you accommodation in tea houses with basic facilities. Every Tea house has a menu and you can have your own choice. But most of the foods are dominated by the Nepali Dal-Bhat and similar meals. Our guide will suggest you select fresh, hygienic, and trek-suitable food.


Packing List

As this is a moderate Trek in the Annapurna Conservation Area, you need to be prepared less than other challenging treks but doing every trek is always challenging if it is in a mountainous region and snow-covered area.

It is recommended to have:

  1. A pair of Hiking/Trekking Boots along with Shoe Clamps for Snow trips (only during the snowy period).
  2. A pair of walking sticks as per your requirement.
  3. Few pairs of warm/thick socks & two hiking trousers (You can decide on your own as no laundry will be available during the trek).
  4. 2-3 T-shirts along with long sleeve shirts.
  5. Warm jackets, wind stopper (for daytime while doing the trek in the lower region)
  6. Some dry fruits and nuts/nut bars, basic medicines (Paracetamol, anta-allergics, etc.), and Sunscreen.
  7. A Pair of knee supporters.
  8. Head Lamp, Toilet Paper (or you can buy it at the lodge), and quick-drying towel.
  9. Thermal Under wares (body warmers)
  10. Warm Gloves, Sunglasses, and sun hats.
  11. Sleeping bag, backpack (Duffle bag will be provided by your company), water bottle.

Documents Required

1. Copy of your Valid Passport.

2. Your PP Size Photographs.

3. Your Travel Insurance Policy

4. Your Flight Details.

5. Medical Conditions if any.

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive at Kathmandu on day 1. Our representative will receive it at the airport and will drop it at the hotel. If time allows you can explore the city on your own.

Staying in Kathmandu for all the trek preparation works like obtaining permits for Treks, meeting your guide, and getting a briefing about the trekking. Check your gear and do shopping if needed. We can arrange sightseeing arrangements as per your requirement if interested. In the evening packing for the trek.

Drive/fly (as per our choice. Flight cost USD 97.00 extra which will take about 25 minutes) to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Driving to Pokhara by Tourist bus will take around 7-8 hours and by private jeep, it will take around 5-6 hours depending upon the road conditions. Overnight at a Hotel in the lakeside area. If time permits have a look around the lakeside.

Leave your hotel at around 8:00 am after breakfast and drive to Hille directly, which will take about 2-3 hours. Trek will start from here. Trek to Ulleri from Hille which takes around 4 hours to reach Ulleri. Overnight at lodge in Ulleri.

After breakfast, leave Ulleri at around 7:30-8:00 in the morning. Trek for 6 hours to reach Ghoprepani. After the Ulleri will cross the village Banthanti it’s very cool walking inside the forest and can enjoy the beautiful rhododendron trees, Overnight at Lodge for the night.

Early morning walk to Poonhill (3210) for the sunrise view after that back to lodge take breakfast and start walking to Tadapani. The total distance from Ghorepani to Tadapani is around 9.5 km and it will take about 5-6 hours to reach Tadapani. Overnight at a tea house in Tadapani.

After breakfast, leave for Sinuwa, the distance between Tadapani to Sinuwa is around  6-7 hours trek. Overnight at a local tea house.

Start your day after breakfast. Walk for around 6-7 hours to reach Deurali from Sinuwa. Cross Bamboo Dovan and Himalayan Hotel where you will enjoy your lunch. Overnight at a local tea house.

After an early morning breakfast, start your trek for the day from Deurali to Machhepuchhre Base Camp (3700M). Stop for lunch and continue to Annapurna Base Camp (4130M). The total trek for the day will be around 6-7 hours. In the evening, you can enjoy a sunset view from Annapurna Base Camp.

Wake up early in the morning and enjoy the sunrise view. As you are very close to the mountain, the sunrise view will be breathtaking. After the sunrise view, return to the lodge and have your breakfast. Then you will be returning from Annapurna Base camp and will be covering the most distance in a day during this trek. As the path is downhill and as the trail drops the altitude, you need not worry about the difficulties. You will be walking for around 7-8 hours this day to reach Bamboo.

After breakfast at Bamboo, start your trek some uphill, some flat, and most downhill to Jhinu Danda. On this day total walking distance will be around 8.5 km and a total of around 5 hours of trekking. After arriving at Jhinu, you can enjoy a hot spring bath there. Overnight at a local lodge.

After breakfast, trek down to Kyumi which will take around 2 hours. After reaching Kyumi, drive back to Pokhara (3-4 Hours Drive). Stay at Lakeside in a hotel for the night.

Pokhara is a beautiful city. If you are willing to explore more, we can arrange further sightseeing and a city tour. If you are not interested in exploring Pokhara more and want to be back in Kathmandu, you can either fly (at your own cost) or drive back to Kathmandu. Or if you would like to go for Jungle Safar, paragliding, river rafting, and any other extra activities, we can arrange for you as per your requirement with additional package cost.

If you wish to extend your trek longer than the given itinerary, you can directly extend it with our guide. Additional cost will be applied on per day basis for this.

On your required date, we will transfer you to International Airport for your departure.

What’s included?

What’s not included?

  • All personal nature expenses, soft drinks, mineral water, coke, Fanta, any alcoholic drinks, extra drinks, snacks, sweets, and desserts.
  • International airfare, Nepal visa.
  • Tips for the guide and the porter (mandatory).
  • Internet or Wi/Fi, battery charging fee, hot shower cost and boil water cost, etc.


A: The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that takes you to the base camp of Annapurna, the tenth highest mountain in the world. The trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna range and takes you through beautiful forests, villages, and mountain landscapes.

A: The Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be completed in 7-14 days depending on your pace and itinerary.

A: The best time to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is from September to November and from March to May when the weather is clear and dry.

A: The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is considered a moderate trek. The trek involves walking on steep and uneven terrain and requires a moderate level of fitness.

A: While it is not mandatory to have a guide for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, it is recommended to hire a guide or a porter. They can help you navigate the trekking route, provide valuable insights into the local culture, and carry your backpack, which can make the trekking experience more comfortable.

A: The altitude of Annapurna Base Camp is 4,130 meters (13,550 feet).

A: You need to obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

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