Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 7 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 7 Days

Trip At Glance

Destination Annapurna Base camp
Name of Trail ABC Short Trek
Duration 07 Days
Grade Easy
Maximum Altitude 4130m
Per Day Walking 07 Hours
Trek Style Guided
Accommodation Tea House
Capacity Min 2

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Early Morning flight from Kathmandu To Pokhara and Drive to Jhinu and Chhomrong (2150M)
Day 2 Trek From Chhomrong to Himalaya (2680M)
Day 3 Trek from Himalaya To ABC (4130M)
Day 4 Trek back to Bamboo (2300M)
Day 5 Trek down to Jhinu Danda (1740M)
Day 6 Drive to Pokhara and Sightseeing (820M)
Day 7 Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu (1350M)

Overview And Highlights

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a breathtaking adventure that unfolds over 7 days, immersing trekkers in the stunning beauty of the Annapurna region in the Himalayas. This iconic trek begins in Nayapul and meanders through picturesque villages, lush rhododendron forests, and terraced fields, offering a rich cultural experience amidst the backdrop of towering peaks. As you ascent, the landscape is transformed, revealing the grandeur of the Annapurna Massif, including the spectacular Machapuchare and Hiunchuli. The highlight of the journey is reached Annapurna Base Camp, nestled at an altitude of 4,130 meters (13,550 feet), surrounded by a natural amphitheater of towering peaks. Trekkers are rewarding with panoramic views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, and other majestic summits, creating an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Himalayas.


The 7-day itinerary is carefully crafted to provide a balanced mix of trekking and acclimatization, allowing participants to appreciate the diverse landscapes and local culture. The trek passes through charming Gurung villages, providing opportunities to interact with the warm and hospitable locals. Accommodations along the route range from cozy tea houses to comfortable lodges, offering a chance to relax and rejuvenate after a day of trekking. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek in 7 days is not only a physical journey but also a cultural immersion, which makes it a ideal choice for those seeking a shorter yet incredibly rewarding Himalayan adventure.

Highlights Of Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 Days

  • Trek through lush rhododendron forests and charming Gurung villages like Ghandruk and Chhomrong.
  • Marvel at spectacular panoramic views of iconic peaks including Annapurna I, Machapuchare, and Hiunchuli.
  • Experience cultural immersion and hospitality while interacting with locals.
  • Rejuvenate in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda.
  • Encounter diverse landscapes, from terraced fields to alpine meadows.
  • Stay in cozy tea houses and lodges along the trail.
  • Reach the breathtaking Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130 meters, surrounded by a stunning amphitheater of peaks.

Best Season For Trekking In Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The best season for trekking in the Annapurna Base Camp is during the autumn months of September to November and the spring months of March to May! During the autumn months, the weather is stable with clear skies and crisp mountain views; it's an ideal time to witness the stunning landscapes and panoramic vistas along the trek! The temperatures are moderate, creating very comfortable trekking conditions.

Spring, on the other hand, brings the added beauty of blooming rhododendron flowers, which add vibrant hues to the trail. The days are warmer; the rhododendron forests come to life, creating a picturesque backdrop that soothes the soul.

Both seasons give excellent visibility and a pleasant climate that ensures a rewarding and enjoyable trekking experience to the mesmerizing Annapurna Base Camp! So don't miss out on this amazing adventure!

Be sure to plan your trek during autumn or spring; make beautiful memories amidst nature's wonders!

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Early Morning flight from Kathmandu To Pokhara and Drive to Jhinu and Chhomrong

The voyage begins with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, providing a quick and spectacular transition between Nepal's busy metropolis and the lovely lakeside city. The 25-minute trip delivers stunning aerial views of the gorgeous Himalayas, including the famed Annapurna and Machapuchare peaks. Upon arrival in Pokhara, a relaxing journey to the peaceful villages of Jhinu and Chhomrong awaits. The road trip unfolds with a plethora of photo-worthy moments portraying the essence of rural Nepal, surrounded by gorgeous landscapes and terraced farms. Along the route, one may immerse themselves in the local culture, passing through picturesque towns and catching views of daily life. This smooth transition from air to road not only guarantees

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation

Tea House

Elevation

2150

Day 2

Trek From Chhomrong to Himalaya

The walk from Chhomrong to Himalaya is a thrilling adventure through the heart of the Annapurna area, providing seasoned trekkers and nature enthusiasts with a one-of-a-kind and awe-inspiring experience. The path begins in Chhomrong, a scenic Gurung village, and goes through a variety of scenery, including lush woods, terraced farms, and charming towns. The trail connects trekkers to the region's rich cultural tapestry, with opportunity to interact with local populations and see their traditional way of life. The environment changes as the walk goes, giving stunning views of towering peaks and deep valleys. The Himalaya portion, in particular, reveals the landscape's raw beauty, marked by rocky terrain and the appeal of snow-capped mountains. 

Trekkers will cross suspension bridges over raging rivers and pass through gorgeous rhododendron woods along the way. The walk from Chhomrong to Himalaya is more than simply a physical adventure; it is a sensory immersion into the Annapurna Sanctuary's natural and cultural treasures.


 

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation

Tea House

Elevation

2680

Day 3

Trek from Himalaya To ABC

Embarking on the trek from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) promises an extraordinary adventure amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Annapurna Sanctuary. As you begin this exhilarating journey, be prepared for a gradual ascent, witnessing a captivating transformation in the terrain. From lush alpine meadows to rocky landscapes, each step brings you closer to the sanctuary nestled amidst the towering peaks. The trail offers spectacular vistas of the Annapurna range, including the iconic Machapuchare, providing ample opportunities for awe-inspiring photography. The trek introduces you to the unique flora and fauna of the region, with encounters ranging from vibrant rhododendron forests to the occasional sighting of Himalayan wildlife. As you approach Annapurna Base Camp, the air becomes crisper, and the surroundings more dramatic, setting the stage for the grand reveal of the sanctuary surrounded by some of the world's highest mountains. This trek is a remarkable journey, not only physically rewarding but also a testament to the unparalleled beauty that awaits those who venture into the heart of the Himalayas setting the scene for the dramatic unveiling of the sanctuary encircled by some of the tallest mountains on Earth. This hike is an amazing experience that offers both physical rewards and a glimpse of the unmatched beauty that awaits those who walk into the heart of the Himalayas.
 

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation

Tea House

Elevation

4130

Day 4

Trek back to Bamboo

The journey back to Bamboo is an enthralling descent that allows hikers to retrace their routes across the breathtaking Annapurna area. Setting out from Annapurna Base Camp, the journey is characterized by a mixture of admiration for the previously conquered natural beauties and nostalgia. The track descends through a variety of landscapes, offering expansive views of the surrounding peaks and valleys as it travels over stony roads and lush forests. The temperature rises and the air gets heavier as you descend, making the crisp mountain air much more comfortable. Trekkers may get a greater awareness of the local culture by reconnecting with settlements they met on the way up, thanks to the well-known path. The sound of streams flowing in time with your travel creates a tranquil environment. The return journey to Bamboo is a leisurely drop in elevation, when the scenery changes from the majesty of the highlands to the allure of the subtropics. Trekkers may relish the experiences and achievements made in the breathtaking Annapurna Sanctuary on this contemplative excursion.
 

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation

Tea House

Elevation

2300

Day 5

Trek down to Jhinu Danda

Trekkers may experience a beautiful journey into the heart of the Nepalese countryside by making the descent to Jhinu Danda from the upper heights of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The walk meanders through verdant woodlands, offering striking vistas of quaint towns and terraced farms. The scenery changes as you move along the lowering walkways, offering a varied tapestry of views and sounds. Meetings with the Gurung villages along the route provide a glimpse into their distinct way of life and friendly hospitality. A background of pleasant sounds is created by the sound of gushing streams and the occasional view of the towering Annapurna hills. Trekkers are met not only with spectacular views when they arrive to Jhinu Danda, the little settlement nestled on the slope, but also with the prospect of a soothing dip in the natural hot springs—the ideal way to thank yourself for your travels' efforts. Trekking down to Jhinu Danda combines the serenity of the Nepalese scenery with cultural immersion, capturing the spirit of the Annapurna area.
 

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation

Tea House

Elevation

1740

Day 6

Drive to Pokhara and Sightseeing

Travelers are in for a beautiful ride as they go back through Nepal's stunning scenery on the route from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara. Panoramic vistas of the far-off Annapurna mountain, quaint towns, and terraced slopes surround you as you go. When you arrive in Pokhara, a city that sits next to the placid Phewa Lake, you have a fun sightseeing excursion ahead of you. With its charming mix of shops, cafés, and breathtaking lake vistas against the backdrop of the Himalayas, the charming Lakeside neighborhood is a hive of activity. Perched atop a hill, the World Peace Pagoda offers visitors not just spiritual peace but also some of the best views of Pokhara and the surrounding area. The investigation continues with visits to Devi's Fall and Gupteshwor Cave, which highlight the distinctive geological structures and natural marvels that enhance the allure of the city. The return trip to Pokhara and the sightseeing that follows offer a smooth transition from the calm of the mountains to the lively energy of this lakefront city.
 

Food

Breakfast

Accommodation

Three Star Hotel

Elevation

820

Day 7

Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu

Whether it's a quick flight or a breathtaking drive, the trip back from Pokhara to Kathmandu signifies the end of an incredible discovery of Nepal's varied terrain. Choosing to take a leisurely journey gives you the chance to enjoy the visual grandeur as you weave through quaint villages, terraced farms, and breathtaking scenery. Alternatively, a quick flight gives a new perspective of the grandeur of the Nepalese countryside by giving you a bird's-eye view of the towering Himalayan peaks and the scenic valleys below. Whichever kind of transportation is used, the return trip to Kathmandu is an opportunity to pause and consider the amazing sights seen, the rich cultural diversity seen, and the remarkable experiences obtained. When the thriving capital city appears, with its historic With its temples and energetic alleys, the trip back captures the spirit of a Nepalese experience and leaves visitors with enduring memories of a well-traveled path.

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Food

Breakfast

Elevation

1350

What Is Included ?

  • Airport Pickup & Drop with Private Vehicle
  • Three Star  accommodations with  breakfast in city
  • Tea house Accomodation - during trek
  • Meals 3 times a day during trekking
  • Transportation including KTM-Pokhara trip on Tourist Bus, Pokhara-Jhinu danda on private Bus/Jeep
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS card
  • Local trek guide and a Sherpa porter (salary, insurance, equipment, flights, food and lodging) one porter is provided for two people
  • Certificates
  • Comprehensive medical kit, Travel and rescue arrangement
  • Government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner

What's Not Included?

  • Nepal VISA fees
  • Travel Insurance & Rescue Management,
  • Trekking equipments
  • Drinking and water
  • Personal expenses, Tips and Shopping Cost

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FAQs

Annapurna base camp  7-day trek is considered as a very safe trek all over Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp trek is not risky at all. If proper measures are taken, trekking to the camp is very safe to explore. Annapurna Base Camp is not hazardous despite the possibility of an avalanche–safe route during the snowstorm season.

If you are new to the trekking world you can trek to the ABC. The trek to the ABC is easy with professional well English speaking guides and physically strong potters. It is a safe, moderate trek for beginners.

The Annapurna base camp Trek won’t be challenging for you if you are physically fit, self-assured and patient. The trek is both comfortable and doable.

In winter temperatures typically range from 9 to 12 degrees, although mornings and evenings sometimes reach below freezing levels.

Additional Information

  • Hiking boots
  • Hiking pants
  • Comfortable pants
  • Thermal pants
  • Long sleeved thermal pants
  • Thermal johns
  • Lightweight quick dry towel
  • A fleece hat
  • Gloves
  • Non trekking shoe
  • Sleeping bag
  • A warm down jackets
  • A warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Fanny pack bag
  • Waterproof bag
  • A wind waterproof jacket
  • Cash
  • A battery pack/ power bank
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Hand sanitizer
  • A water bottle/ bladder
  • A water purification tablets
  • Medical kit
  • Trekking poles
  • Head torch

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