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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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15 days
Max. Elevation
Group Size
Min 2 (Single Supplement $150)
All ground transportation as per itinerary
Best Season
March to May and Sep to Dec
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara and Lodge / Tea House during the trek
Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara and All meals during the trek
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Pokhara - Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani - Tadapani - Chhromrong - Dovan - Deurali - Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo - Jhinu Danda - Pokhara- Kathmandu


  • This trek route will take you to the heart of the Himalaya region. It offers the stunning views of the mountains also the remote life of high-altitude residence. This trek route attracts so many trekkers as it is one of the shortest treks to base camp with extra thrill and adventure.
  • Fantastic trek into the heart of the Annapurna
  • Visit Poonhill for stunning views of the whole Annapurna Range.
  • Lodge-based trek
  • You can relax in the natural hot spring water at Jhinu Danda while returning back from the Base camp.
  • Get chance to explore Machhapuchhre Base camp (3700 meters) and Annapurna Base camp(4130m)
  • Panoramic view of Annapurna range, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre (fishtail), Barahi sikhar, Singha Chuli from the base camp.
  • Walkthrough the forests of Rhododendron.


Annapurna Base Camp Trek is known as one of the beautiful, popular and short treks located in the Annapurna region. It is probably the best legendary and classic trek in the world, offering the stunning views of iconic mountain Himchuli, Annapurna South, Barahi Sikhar, Annapurna I, Tent Peak, Singachuli, Glacier Dom, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, and Machhapuchhar. Also, this trekking route offers you the best experience of Nepali village, local people and the lifestyle of the remote Himalayan region. For the trekker, it will be a great experience and very hard to get involved with their culture. The trail route pass through the various landscape and traditional villages like Gurung village and Magar village, also in the various section of trekking trail you will enjoy walking with a dense forest of Rhododendron, bamboo, and Alpine forest till the end of destination. 

Mt Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world whooping 8091m and the base camp stands at 4130m above seas level. The trekking up to Annapurna base camp will take you via Mt Machhapuchhare (fishtail) which is revered by the Nepalese beauty for its unique display and the highest point of your trek.

 While walking through the trail you reach the large rock overhanging, known as Hinku Cave. The entrance to the cave is blocked. You will spot high cascading waterfalls and you will get to learn about people of different ethnicity when visiting the Ghandruk village. Depending on which route you choose, you may not pass through Ghandruk though. The trail offers you the other trekking route too like Ghorepani Poonhill, the trail is the same from Chomrong onward.

Trip Itinerary

A representative from Bharal Adventure will greet and accompany the guest from the airport to their hotel. The guests are briefly explained about the program they will be participating on.

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One of our guides will accompany the guests for their sightseeing excursion in Kathmandu where they will be visiting the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa – The Monkey Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple, all of them declared as the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Soon after breakfast, the group will set off on a long scenic drive to Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. After checking in to the hotel and taking rest, leisure boating on the picturesque Fewa Lake will be arranged for making the evening pleasant.

Begin your trek from Naya Pul and hike to Tikhe Dhunga. The trail passes through charming villages and terraced fields, offering glimpses of local life and providing a gradual introduction to trekking.

Ascend through rhododendron forests and quaint villages to reach Ghorepani. The trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

Wake up early to hike to Poon Hill, a vantage point offering breathtaking sunrise views over the Himalayas. Afterward, trek to Tadapani through lush forests and picturesque landscapes.

Descend to the beautiful Gurung village of Chhomrong, enjoying panoramic views of Annapurna South and Machapuchare along the way.

Descend through bamboo and rhododendron forests, crossing the Chhomrong Khola, and climb up to Dovan, a serene settlement surrounded by nature.

Continue your trek through lush landscapes, ascending to Deurali, where the air gets thinner, and the scenery becomes even more spectacular.

Reach the Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by towering peaks. Marvel at the breathtaking amphitheater of mountains, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli.

Descend from Annapurna Base Camp, retracing your steps down to Bamboo. Enjoy the changing landscapes and the sense of accomplishment.

Trek to Jhinu Danda, where you can relax in natural hot springs, soothing your muscles after the trek. Enjoy the tranquil surroundings and unwind.

Descend to Naya Pul and drive back to Pokhara. Reflect on your trek and enjoy the comforts of Pokhara, a lakeside paradise.

Drive back to Kathmandu, allowing you to reminisce about your trek and enjoy the scenic landscapes along the way. Check back into your hotel in Kathmandu.

After a memorable trekking adventure, bid farewell to Nepal. Our representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure. Depart with fond memories of the stunning Annapurna region and the warm hospitality of Nepal.

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  • Airport pickups and drops ina private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Pokhara – Nayapul – Pokhara by private vehicle
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Tourists Bus (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English/French/Chinese/German speaking trained and experienced local tour guide which one is your necessary and assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Bharal Adventure’s trekking bag/duffel bag for the trekking and t-shirt is yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • Certificate of Achievement by Bharal Adventure
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek after dinner 
  • All government and local taxes

Doesn't Include

  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $30 or equivalent foreign currency, multiple entry visas for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 125. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Highway and Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, cold drinks, hot drinks and shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)


Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Lead by arjun and 7 porters to bring 14 of us to amazing journey to annapurna base camp. Very friendly and helpful. Received first class services from them and the porters also friendly and hardworking.Sure to look back for them for the next trip to nepal.

Fadhly Suhaimi

ABC Trip

Excellent guide and team. Excellent management. Friendly guide. Trip was very fun and enjoyable and I recommend this travel agent to everyone looking for Adventure.

Ku Hatim

Expedition 'All for one, one for talk'😏

We had so much fun and managed to fill our memories and souls with loads of stunning views during the trip! Trekking to ABC is definitely one of the 'must see & must do' experience. I loved the trip and 100% recommend not only to all adventurous experience-collectors! The main pillar of the whole expedition was our tour guide Deepak. To help you to understand why, let me list down his main qualities: 1. A great fun and cute guy 2. Experienced young professional with very good English 3. Very kind and helpful 4. Well organized 5. Genuinely caring.. always reminding us about the food time to make sure our food will not get cold😂 6. Has a great knowledge of local habits and overall area Deepak became more than just a foreign tour guide, he became a part of our family. THANK YOU ALL FOR AN AMAZING LIFE EXPERIENCE! 💕

Barbara K

Annapurna Base Camp Trek one of the best Trek ever..

We truly enjoyed our 15 days trip with Bharal Adventure. They were a great team, knowledgeable, gracious and are very helpful, their experience showed through when we were up in the ABC trek and our accommodation was secured and well organized. A big thanks to our guide "Suraj Dhakal" & his team which made the whole trek incredibly enjoyable and unforgettable experience. I would highly recommend them to anyone going to Nepal.

May Leng

Well experienced mountain guide & a great life saver!

I would like to express my absolute thankfulness that Mr. Arjun was the guide for our group trekking to ABC from 13-25 Nov 2018. Not only was he cheerful and attentive to everyone’s goal to have a fun, safe and memorable experience, he helps me to save my phone and camera (costs an arm and a leg) Thank you Arjun and your fellows humbly porter to ensure all of us safe and sound. **High recommended to use their professional services.

Ayzreen Eleena

ABC TREKKING 13/11 - 24/11/18

I had good experience and was happy with overall adventure. Arjun and all porters had been good to us. Always look out for us and ensure that we are comfortable and had enough food. We've been like family for 12 days. I missed them already and will surely look for Bharal Adventure for my future trip in Nepal. Good job guys. Recommended 👍

Kay K
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Equipment List


This list is a guideline to help you pack for your adventure. Also understand that the items listed below will vary a little according to the season and the trek duration. The weight limit for your luggage is 15 kg including your Hand Bags. Remember that your luggage will be carried by your porter but you are required to carry a day-pack (with your valuables or anything important) on your own. We also suggest that you pack only what is necessary. 

Important documents and items

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.

  • Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Prescription sunglasses (if required)

Upper Body
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *
  • Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable

  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

Lower Body
  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric

  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, broken in)
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, low ankle high version

  • 1 sleeping bag
  • Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • 1 large duffel bag  
  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
  • Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs
  • Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
  • Practical Items
  • 1 small roll of repair tape, 1 sewing-repair kit
  • 1 cigarette lighter, 1 small box of matches if you do smoke 
  • 1 compass or GPS(optional)
  • 1 alarm clock/watch
  • 1 digital camera with extra cards and batteries
  • large Ziplocs
  • 1 water bottles (1 liter each)
  • 1 small folding knife
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • 4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks

  • 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Female hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll

Frequently Asked Questions

The standard duration for the Annapurna Base Camp trek is around 7 to 12 days, depending on the specific itinerary and the starting point.

While the altitude at Annapurna Base Camp is lower than Everest Base Camp, it's still advisable to acclimatize. Some itineraries include acclimatization days in places like Chhomrong.

The trek is considered moderately challenging, and it is suitable for trekkers with a moderate level of fitness. The trail includes a variety of terrain, from forests to high alpine landscapes.

Essential items include trekking clothing, a good pair of boots, a backpack, a sleeping bag, and personal items. Weather conditions can vary, so it's important to pack accordingly.

Trekkers need to obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.

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