Annapurna Base Camp Trek

12 Days
  • Naya pool
  • Nayapool
  • Bus
  • 4,130m
  • Teahouse


The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a spectacular journey that takes adventure enthusiasts deep into the heart of the majestic Annapurna range in the Himalayas of Nepal. Nestled at an altitude of 4,130 meters (13,549 feet), the Annapurna Base Camp serves as a mesmerizing amphitheater, surrounded by towering peaks, including the iconic Annapurna Massif and Machapuchare (Fishtail). This trek is renowned for its diverse landscapes, encompassing lush rhododendron forests, terraced fields, picturesque villages, and, ultimately, the pristine alpine environment near the base camp.

The trek typically begins in the vibrant city of Pokhara, where trekkers embark on a journey that gradually ascends through traditional Gurung and Magar villages. Along the way, the trail offers breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks, meandering rivers, and cascading waterfalls. As trekkers ascend higher, the cultural richness of the region becomes apparent through encounters with local communities and their unique traditions.

Reaching Annapurna Base Camp is a rewarding experience, providing an awe-inspiring panoramic view of some of the world’s highest peaks. The trek offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and physical challenge, making it a favorite among adventure seekers from around the globe. Whether you are an avid trekker or a nature enthusiast, the Annapurna Base Camp trek promises an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.

Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic Mountain Views: The Annapurna Base Camp trek offers breathtaking panoramic views of some of the highest peaks in the world, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machapuchare (Fishtail), and Hiunchuli. The trek provides multiple vantage points that showcase the grandeur of the Himalayan range, creating a mesmerizing backdrop for the entire journey.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Trekking through a diverse range of landscapes adds to the allure of this journey. From lush rhododendron forests and terraced fields in the lower regions to the alpine meadows and rocky terrain as you ascend, the trek provides a constantly changing and visually stunning environment. The contrast in scenery makes each day of the trek a unique and memorable experience.
  • Cultural Encounters: The trek takes you through charming villages inhabited by diverse ethnic communities, with a predominant presence of Gurung and Magar people. These encounters offer a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of the region. Trekkers have the opportunity to experience local hospitality, traditional dances, and learn about the unique customs and lifestyles of the Himalayan people.
  • Hot Springs at Jhinu Danda: After days of trekking, a refreshing and relaxing stop at the natural hot springs in Jhinu Danda is a highlight for many trekkers. Soaking in the warm waters against the backdrop of the Modi Khola river and surrounding hills provides a well-deserved respite and a chance to rejuvenate before the final push to Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Annapurna Base Camp Sunrise: Witnessing the sunrise at Annapurna Base Camp is a pinnacle moment of the trek. As the first light of day illuminates the snow-capped peaks, the entire amphitheater of mountains glows in a golden hue. The experience is both awe-inspiring and serene, making the early morning ascent to the base camp a truly magical and unforgettable part of the trek.


Scenic drive to Pokhara (approximately 6-7 hours).
Explore the lakeside area and enjoy the views of the Annapurna range.

Drive to Nayapul and commence the trek.
Trek through terraced fields and picturesque villages to Tikhedhunga.

Ascend steep stone steps to Ulleri.
Continue through rhododendron forests to Ghorepani.
Ghorepani offers stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

Early morning hike to Poon Hill for a sunrise view.
Trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forests.

Descend to Kimrong Khola and ascend to Chhomrong.
Chhomrong provides excellent views of Annapurna South and Machapuchare.

Descend to the Chhomrong Khola and ascend to Sinuwa.
Continue through bamboo forests to Bamboo.

Trek through dense bamboo and rhododendron forests.
Reach Deurali, with views of the Modi Khola and surrounding mountains.

Ascend through the Modi Khola Valley.
Reach Annapurna Base Camp with spectacular views of Annapurna I, Machapuchare, and other peaks.

Enjoy the sunrise at Annapurna Base Camp.
Descend to Bamboo for an overnight stay.

Descend to Chhomrong and continue to Jhinu Danda.
Relax in the natural hot springs by the Modi Khola.

Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.
Relax and celebrate the completion of the trek.

Drive back to Kathmandu.
Explore Kathmandu or enjoy leisure time.


This itinerary is a general guide and may be subject to changes based on weather conditions, trekking pace, and individual preferences. It’s crucial to acclimatize properly and be prepared for varying weather conditions at higher altitudes.

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek