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Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC) – 11 Days


Trip Facts

  • Destination: Annapurna Region
  • Duration: 11
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Best Time: Mar-May/Sep-Nov
  • Max Elevation: 4130m
  • Group Size: 2-12

Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC) – 11 Days

Annapurna Base Camp trek Nepal, nestled in the majestic Himalayas, captivates adventurers with its awe-inspiring vistas and challenging terrain. The journey commences from Nayapul, gradually ascending through lush rhododendron forests and quaint villages, immersing trekkers in the local culture.

Ascending towards the Machapuchare Base Camp, the landscape transforms, revealing panoramic mountain views. Revered for its diverse landscapes of Annapurna Base Camp, the ABC trek encompasses terraced fields, cascading waterfalls, and alpine meadows. As altitude increases, the air becomes crisp, and the Annapurna Range looms overhead. The trail, etched into the mountainside, offers glimpses of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli, creating a sense of anticipation for the base camp. Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary helps to encounter traditional Gurung villages, trekkers experience the warmth of local hospitality.

Traversing the Modi Khola gorge, the journey reaches the heart of the sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route unfolds before the weary yet exhilarated trekkers, surrounded by towering peaks. Glacial moraines and ice-covered cliffs add a surreal dimension to the breathtaking panorama. Sunset and sunrise paint the peaks in hues of gold and pink, a spectacle cherished by those who conquer the trek.

The route’s challenges, including steep ascents and uneven terrain, demand endurance, rewarding trekkers with a sense of accomplishment. In ABC Trek, teahouse accommodations along the way offer a glimpse into the mountainous lifestyle. The camaraderie among fellow trekkers fosters a shared sense of triumph as each step brings one closer to the base camp.

In conclusion, the trekking route of Annapurna Base Camp trek Package is a transformative odyssey through nature’s grandeur, weaving together cultural immersion and physical endurance. The journey leaves an indelible mark on adventurers, a testament to the allure of the Himalayan wilderness.

Best time to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp??

The best time to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Package in Nepal is during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons. The most favorable months for the trek are:

Spring (March to May):


This is one of the best times for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route. The weather is mild, and the rhododendron forests are in full bloom, creating a stunning landscape. The temperatures are comfortable, and the skies are generally clear, providing excellent visibility of the surrounding mountains.

Autumn (September to November):


Another popular time to trek is to ABC Trek Route. The weather is stable, and the skies are clear after the monsoon season. The temperatures are cool and pleasant, making it an ideal time for trekking. The views of the Himalayan peaks are spectacular during this season.


During these months, the trail is less likely to be affected by rain, snow, or extreme cold, providing a more enjoyable trekking experience. However, it’s essential to be prepared for varying weather conditions in the mountains, and you should check your clothes and equipment before planning your trek. Keep in mind that these are general guidelines, and conditions can vary, so it’s always a good idea to consult with us (Himalayan Eco Cultures Trek and Research Expedition) for the latest information.


Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Package Trek cost??

The cost of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Cost can differ depending on several factors. Like, the duration of the trek, the season, the mode of transportation, and the services included. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Cost covers the entire activities done during this time, which are mentioned on itineraries. The types of transportation that will be used during your trip, food, and service we (Himalayan Eco Cultures Treks and Research Expedition) will Provide. ABC Trek Costs differ on your time spent or as per your customization and will affect service and accommodation, and number of people in a group.

Quote- Annapurna Base Camp Trek Cost only covers those services and activities that are provided by company or mentioned on the itinerary. Naturally, how much the Annapurna Circuit Trek will cost will depend on the duration you trek on the route. Whether it’s your choice to book a package or book everything separately. The more days you spend during the trip, the more accommodation in Annapurna Base Camp trek Package you’ll need, the more food you’ll eat, and the more you’ll spend.

Overall, the total cost for the Annapurna Base Camp trek can range from USD 999 per person, depending on the factors mentioned. Keep in mind that these itineraries can be changed as your choice of custumization. Hence, prices may changed since you can update or customize the itinerary. At last, it’s always a good idea to check with local trekking agencies for a better experience and safe travel.

NOTE: If you book or plan everything yourself. Then it’ll also work out cheaper but of course, you’ll have to deal with everything including your permits, accommodation, transport, and either hiring guides or potter. Annapurna Base Camp Cost only covers those services and activities that are mentioned on the itinerary. If health issues arise then you will be on your own. So, better go trekking agencies.


– Magnificent views of Annapurna Mountain Ranges
– Exploration of rich wildlife and vegetation in the area
– Chance to relish the natural hot spring


Day 01 Kathmandu Arrival (1200m)

Namaste! Welcome to the Land of the Himalayas. Once the plane lands at Tribhuvan International Airport, you can get your visa on arrival from the Visa desk. After collecting your luggage, a representative of Himalayan Eco-cultures will attend to you with a placard of your name right outside the arrival gate. Then we will proceed towards our hotel, where our travel planner will meet and brief us about the upcoming Annapurna Base Camp trekking events. Check in at your hotel and get fresh as we will be going out for a delicious Nepali dinner where we can also enjoy some cultural shows.

Dinner and accommodation in the 3-star hotel included

Day 02 Drive to Pokhara (827m) / Flight upgrade available

Early morning, we will leave for Pokhara in a Deluxe tourist bus. The serpentine Prithvi Highway is accompanied by many rivers on the side, beautiful green hills, and many dense settlements of people every now, which keeps the 8-hour ride entertaining. Pokhara is the most scenic valley in Nepal and is popular among foreign and domestic tourists. The serene  lakeside area, beautiful green hills with Himalayan viewpoints, and many cozy local businesses make the area a treat for fun and peace-loving individuals

Breakfast and accommodation in the 3-star hotel included

Day 03 Drive to Birenthanti and Trek to Ghandruk (2000m), WALK: 6 hours

Through a beautiful highway filled with the view of the Himalayas, paddy fields, green hills, and adorable settlements, our drive of two hours will take us to Birethanti, starting point of our trek. We will start the hike with a gradual ascend through Syauli Bazaar and Kimche to reach the beautiful village of Ghandruk. Famous for its cultural significance, the village has done an outstanding job preserving the local culture, architecture, and lifestyle. The area is settled by the ethnic group of Gurungs, where now and then, they present cultural songs and dance to welcome the guests or entertain them with their local museum.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 04 Trek to Chhomrong (2170m), WALK: 6 hours

After breakfast, our hike will take us to descend towards the Kimrong river, which then changes into a steep climb to the Kimrong village once we cross the river. A forested trail will lead us to the Chhomrong, where the magnificent view of Annapurna and Mt. Fishtail welcome us.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 05 Trek to Dovan (2600m), WALK: 6 hours

We will again descend towards the Chhomrong river and go through the suspension bridge. We will climb uphill through the lush forest to reach Sinuwa, from where the dense bamboo forest begins, before reaching a village named after the abundance of the tropical tree, Bamboo. An hour of hike more will park us to Dovan, our camo for today.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 06 Trek to MBC (3700m), WALK: 6 hours

One of the most exciting trails of the trek awaits us today. From the riverbank of the Modi river to the breezy forest that leads to a beautiful stream, our hike will go the further Himalayas to cross a Hinku cave to reach Deurali. After that, the adventurous trail is an avalanche-prone, so with its thrill, you must also be careful while crossing the area. A steady climb after Deutali will lead us to Machhapuchre Base camp (MBC), where the majestic views of Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and Annapurna South and Annapurna I will greet us.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 07 Trek to ABC (4130m) and Trek back to Dovan (2600m), WALK: 7 hours

We will gradually climb the glacial moraine in the morning to reach the Annapurna Base Camp, marked by a board, prayer flags, and memorials. Golden sunrise kissing the Annapurna I is an enchanting experience. After rejoicing in the moments and views, we will go back through the same trail we came up to reach Dovan.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 08 Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m), WALK: 7 hours

Dropping to Bamboo and then to Chhomrong river, we will have a short climb to reach Chhomrong village. Then we will proceed towards the Jhinu Danda, famous for its hot water. Many believe the natural hot spring has many health benefits and cures many physical pains/problems. You can enjoy it if you like as three hot spring pools are maintained just by the Modi River.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 09 Trek to Nayapul (1070m), Drive to Pokhara (827m), WALK: 5 hours

After breakfast, we will go through the ups and downs for a few hours to reach Nayapul. Then we will drive to Pokhara to enjoy the beautiful lakeside, serene atmosphere, and cozy hotel room.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 10 Drive back to Kathmandu (1200m)

On our last day in Nepal, we can roam around the local shops, try local delicacies, and soak all the memories.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 11 Final Departure

Our representative will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before departure. We hope you had a wonderful experience with us, and we will soon meet again on your next adventure.

Breakfast included

Trip Includes

  • All the arrival and departure transfers in a private vehicle.
  • Two nights stay in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel with breakfast.
  • Two nights stay in Pokhara in a 3-star hotel with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu bus tickets (Tourist bus).
  • Pokhara- Birethanti and Nayapul-Pokhara transfer in a private vehicle.
  • Service of an English-speaking licensed adventure guide (Trained in first-aid and emergency rescues).
  • Six nights of twin-sharing stay in local tea houses (private bathroom wherever possible) with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • One porter for every 2 clients.
  • All the required permits for the trek.
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets for borrowing during the trek upon request.
  • Duffel bags and maps on a complimentary basis.
  • First-aid box (carried by the guide).
  • All the applicable government charges.

Trip Excludes

  • International flight tickets.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses such as beverage bills, laundry, charging of electric devices, WI-Fi, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the above itinerary and inclusions.

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