Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 Days | Annapurna Sanctuary Trek Overview
Annapurna Base Camp Trek via Ghorepani Poonhill also called Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal that takes you to the base camp of the world’s 10th highest mountain, Annapurna. Annapurna Base Camp 14 Days trek is one of the short treks to the Annapurna region. It passes through the diverse landscape and culture, with the gorgeous panorama of the Himalayas of Nepal. ABC trek is the perfect combination of views of mighty Himalayan peaks and great culture.
Annapurna Base camp is situated at the foot of Mt. Annapurna (8,091m) at an elevation of 4,139m/ 13,549ft and is fully covered with beautiful snowy landscapes and glaciers. Annapurna base camp trek is easy trekking with majestic scenery. It encompasses all the best aspects that make trekking adventurous and memorable. Trekking to ABC let us explore the beauty of the mighty Annapurna Himalayas while going through the ethnic Magar and Gurung villages. And from the base camp, you have an outstanding view of the peaks. Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Tent Peak (5,695m), Gangapurna (7,454m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), and Machhapuchhre (6,997m). During the Annapurna Base Camp journey, the trail goes from the foothills of the mountains to the base camp of the snow massive.
14 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights
Trek to the Annapurna region
Breathtaking sunrise view from Poonhill
Panoramic view of world 7th and 10th world’s
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport you will see one of the representatives from Bold Himalaya waiting for you. After greeting, you will be dropped to your hotel and held to check-in. And if your arrival time is in the morning you have an afternoon to walk around. In the evening, our guide will come to visit you at your hotel. You’ll be explained about your 14 Days Annapurna Base Camp trek and help you with your trek preparation. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel
After early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you from the hotel and transfer to the Tourist Bus Station. From here we will have a scenic view drive to Pokhara. We drive along the Prithivi Highway with the beautiful view of the landscape and a wonderful view of waterfalls, jungle, river, terraced filled, etc. And reach Pokhara along the Trishuli River after around 8 hours. Pokhara is a very famous tourist destination, after some rest, you can walk around Pokhara there are many places to visit. Overnight at Pokhara
Today, we will first drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by a private vehicle. It’s a scenic drive where you get to enjoy the majestic views of the Annapurna range. After around a 2-hour drive passing several villages like Hemja, Naudanda and Lumle we arrive at the beautiful village situated near the Modi Khola, Nayapul. Nayapul is a small village located northwest of Pokhara. On reaching Nayapul, we start our trek to Annapurna Base Camp
From Nayapul, we begin our quick descend to Birethati. Here we have to complete our necessary check-in formalities at the office of ACAP. After check-in, we have a gentle hike along the Bhurungdi river to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Tikhedhunga.
After early morning breakfast in Tikhedhunga, we start today’s trek to Ghorepani. We cross the suspension bridge near the campsite at Tikhedhunga first, then we have a long steep ascent on a stone staircase to Ulleri, which takes around 2 hours. Ulleri is a beautiful classic settlement of Magar people and here we can enjoy the typical settlement, housing style and lifestyle of Magar people. Moving ahead we have a gentle ascend through the forest of rhododendron and pine and passing several villages like Banthanti and Nangge Thanti, we reach another beautiful settlement, Ghorepani. Ghorepani is the largest Magar settlement of the Annapurna region along with the amazing view of the Annapurna and Hiunchuli. Overnight at Ghorepani
Today we are hiking to one of the best viewpoints in Nepal. From Ghorepani, we will have a short about an hour hike to the viewpoint of the Poonhill. So, we will have to the Poonhill early in the morning and wait for the sunrise. And defeating the darkness, the sun slowly rises in the sky up and we will have one of the most pleasant views of the mountains standing in front of you. And with the panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range, we get to enjoy the most beautiful appearances of Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Baraha Shikhar, Annapurna South Nilgiri South, and Dhaulagiri.
After spending the beautiful time enjoying the breathtaking views and capturing it for a lifetime, we hike down to Ghorepani. We will have some breakfast and leave Ghorepani for the next stop. We continue our trek to the east of Ghorepani, then the Deurali Pass. And after Banthanti, we follow the trail through the dense rhododendron forest and finally, the descending trail along with the singing birds and flowing streams takes us to Tadapani. Overnight at Tadapani
We will have morning majestic view of Machhapuchhre with breakfast and head toward Sinuwa. From Tadapani, we descend through the dense forest leaving the trail to Ghandruk behind. Passing the dense forest, we walk through the terraced fields to the bridge across the Kimrong River. With the amazing view of the Modi valley, we cross the bridge and hike to Taulung. Then we will have a steep ascent to Chomrong, one of the major Gurung villages of this region. From Chomrong, we descend to the bridge across the Chomrong river, following the stone steps. After crossing the river, we ascend to Sinuwa. Overnight at Sinuwa
After breakfast in Sinuwa, we have a long easy ascent through the forest of rhododendron, bamboo, and oak leading us to Khuldighar. From here, our trail continues with the dense bamboo, flower and ferns forest to Bamboo. Along the west of the Modi River, we hike to Dovan. Then follow the trail through the lush forest ends around the Hinku cave. And from Hinku cave we hike to Deurali, which area is either covered with snow or the burnt-out grasses. Overnight at Deurali
Today we are hiking to the main destination of our 14 Days Annapurna Base Camp trek, the base camp of Annapurna. After breakfast, we first head toward the Machhapuchhre Base Camp with the amazing views into the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary. On the way, we cross two avalanche tracks on a narrow trail. on reaching the base camp we have the best landscapes and the view of Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna
After enjoying the panorama from the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, we continue our trek with a gentle walk that leads us to the Annapurna Base Camp. From Annapurna Base Camp we have the 3600 views of amazing mountains like Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp lodge.
Today we will enjoy another sunrise over the mountain in the Annapurna region. We will wake up early in the morning and hike to the viewpoint and enjoy the first rays of the sun striking the mountains. This sunrise view will mesmerize your heart and soul. After enjoying this beautiful moment with the majestic mountains, we leave the majestic mountains, heavenly landscape and beautiful valley behind and continue our retracing trail passing the Machhapuchhre base Camp, Deurali and Dovan through the forest of Oak, Bamboo, and rhododendron and to Bamboo. Overnight at Bamboo
After breakfast in Bamboo, we will hike to Jhinu Danda. First, we will walk to the Khuldighar then the trail from Khuldighar descend to the Chomrong river passing several villages like Sinuwa and Tilche. We will cross the bridge across the Chomrong river then hike to the Chomrong village. And finally, from Chomrong village, we will have an hour hike to Jhinu Danda passing Taulung. On reaching Jhinu Danda, we will have some rest in the hotel and walk down to the natural hot spring, near the bank of the Modi Khola. After hot spring walk back to the hotel. Overnight at Jhinu Danda
From Jhinu Danda, we will have a downhill walk to the bridge across the Kimrong river, then we passing through the village of Samrung and huge boulders we come to the new bridge across the Modi Khola. After crossing the bridge, we get to the east bank of the river we hike up to the whitewashed Gurung village, Landruk. We hike to Landruk with greenery and the beautiful scenery around. In Landruk we can enjoy scenic Annapurna Range with traditional Gurung Community lifestyle, housing style, and tradition. Overnight at Landruk
Today is the last day of the trek, we will have last breakfast in the Everest region. We will leave the beautiful Gurung village behind and with the lots of memories, we trek through the refreshing oak forest and walk down the way to Pothana. On the way to Pothana pass several villages like Tolka, Bhichok Deurali and get a chance to spot beautiful waterfall also we have the breathtaking view of Dhaulagiri from Bhichok Deurali. And from Pothana we have an amazing view of Machhapuchhre. After Pothana we have an easy downhill walk to the Phedi passing beautiful Dhampus
On reaching Phedi, we will drive back from Pokhara by a private car. And you will be dropped to your hotel in Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.
We are returning to Kathmandu today. After breakfast, we will have around 8 hours’ scenic drive to Kathmandu. Drive to Kathmandu offers an amazing glimpse of rural areas and we pass through middle hill scenery along the Trishuli river. On reaching Kathmandu you will be dropped to your hotel. You can have some rest in the afternoon. In the evening you will have a cultural dinner with a member of Bold Himalaya. Overnight at Kathmandu
It’s a departure day, so you will be dropped to Tribhuvan International Airport by one of our Bold Himalaya representatives 3 hours before your flight to return. We hope you had a great journey to Annapurna Base Camp and with the wish of seeing you soon, we wave you goodbye. And if you have a longer vacation and want to have another trip/ trek, we can arrange another beautiful, adventurous, awesome trip for you right away. Thank you
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All ground transportation (including airport pick up/drop) by private tourist vehiclesThree-star category hotel in the city(Pokhara, Kathmandu) in twin sharing bed with breakfast basis & standard trekking lodge in ABC trekking route
Kathmandu sightseeing with private vehicles & city tour guideWhole accommodations during tripsSome necessary equivalents sleeping bag & Down jacket (if you need, return after trek)Full meals during trekking as mentioned in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )First aid medicine item Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)Necessary staff, guide & porters their salary, accommodation, meals and their insurance, professional guide (for two guests one porter to carry baggage)One special cultural show and farewell dinner program1 Duffle Bag, 1 T-shirt, and Trip certificate Our government/Local taxes and official expenses
Extra 2 Lunch & 2 Dinner in Kathmandu & PokharaDessert & bar billsYour international air ticket & travel insuranceTips for the trekking crew members
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the most famous moderate-difficulty trek in Nepal which means any trekkers mentally prepared with physically fit can do this trek. The highest altitude of this trek is 4100/ 13550ft, and the trekking routes to Annapurna Base Camp are well-managed and steep with ups and down.
The total length of this trek is 111km/69 mikes. Although there is no need for technical gear and experience between the routes, trekkers can walk for 7 to 10 days depending on the trekking routes and their pace.
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