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Overview

There are many Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary as it is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Nayapul, Ulleri , Ghorepani, Poon Hill , Chhomrong village, Machhapuchhre Base camp (3700m) , Annapurna base camp (4130m.), Jhinu(Natural hot spring), Ghandruk villages are major attractions of this trek. You will have the best sunrise from Poon Hill, Tadapani and other places.  Highest western Nepal Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri , Barahi Sikhar, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna I, II, III, IV , Machhapuchhre and other Himalayas. If you are confused as to which annapurna base camp trek itinerary is suitable for you, the Himalaya Trip article will help you to make a decision.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary

There are a variety of Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary from 5 – 14 days. If you have a short trek, you may choose a short Annapurna base camp trek. If you have enough time, you may take 2 weeks or 14 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek .

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary table

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 daysSamrung – Sinuwa – Deurali – MBC – ABC – Bamboo – Samrung
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 DaysSyauli Bazar – Ghandruk – Sinuwa – Deurali – MBC – ABC – Bamboo – Jhinu – Samrung
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 9 DaysNayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Deurali – ABC – Bamboo – Jhinu – Ghandruk
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 DaysKathmandu – Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Sinuwa – Deurali – ABC – Bamboo – Jhinu – Pokhara – Kathmandu
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 daysArrival in Kathmandu – Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Sinuwa – Deurali – ABC – Bamboo – Jhinu – Ghandruk – Pokhara – Kathmandu – Departure
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary table

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek or 5 days

If you have really short time but want to reach Annapurna base camp 4130m, you may choose short Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You will start this trek from Kathmandu or Pokhara, If you start this trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early flight to Pokhara and meet your guide and porter there, drive to Samrung which is 66 km or 3 hours drive and trek from there. On the first day, you will trek to Sinuwa 2340m and stay overnight here. From Sinuwa , trek to Deurali 3200m on the second day. You will reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp and finally at Annapurna Base camp 4130m on day third. You will have a beautiful view of Annapurna I, III, Machhapuchhre, Barahi Sikhar, Annapurna South, Himchuli , Tent Peak and other peaks. After this beautiful view, trek down to Bamboo on the fourth day. From Bamboo, you will trek down to Samrung and drive back to Pokhara or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitude in MetersDistance Kilometer Distance in hours
1.Kathmandu or Pokhara – Sinuwa2340m 65 km drive, 6km walk3 hours drive and 5 hours walk
2.Sinuwa – Deurali3200m 11km walk7 hours walk
3.Deurali – MBC – ABC4130m 6.8km walk5-6 hours walk
4.ABC – Bamboo2310m 14km walk7 hours walk
5.Bamboo – Jhinu – Pokhara or Kathmandu830m 9.2km walk, 66 km drive5 hours walk, 3 hours’ drive
Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days is another way of Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The trek will start from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Our guide will come to pick you up at your Hotel in Pokhara or If you fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, pick you up from the Pokhara airport. You will drive to Syauli Bazar which is 50km or 2 hours drive from Pokhara. Trek from Syauli Bazar to Ghandruk 1940m, first day. From Ghandruk , trek to Sinuwa 2340m second day, Deurali 3200m third day, finally Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3700m and Annapurna Base Camp 4130m on fourth day. If the weather stays clear, you have the opportunity to see the sunset this evening. We wake up in the morning for the beautiful Himalayas view. After breakfast, trek down to Bamboo 2310m day fifth, Jhinu natural Hot spring on day sixth. You will enjoy the natural hot water pool in the afternoon. Day seven, we walk to the other side of the suspension bridge Samrung, take a Jeep 66 km or 3 hours drive to Pokhara or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistanceDuration in hours
1.Kathmandu or Pokhara – Ghandruk1940m/ 6365f50 km drive5.5 km walk2 hours’ drive3 hours walk
2.Ghandruk – Sinuwa2340m/7677f13 km walk 
3.Sinuwa – Deurali3200m / 10498f11 km walk6-7 hours walk
4.Deurali – MBC – ABC4130m / 13550f6.8 km walk5-6 hours walk
5.ABC – Bamboo2310 / 7579f14km walk7 hours walk
6.Bamboo – Jhinu1780m / 5840f9.2km walk5-6 hours walk
7.Jhinu – Ghandruk – Pokhara or Kathmandu830m / 2730f5.8km walkAnd 65km drive3-4 hours walk, 2-hrs half drive
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 9 days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 9 days is a combination of Poon Hill Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This trek starts after your breakfast at your Hotel in Pokhara or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul 1050m. Trek to Ulleri 1960m, Ghorepani 2860m, climb Poon Hill 3210 early in the morning for the best sunrise and view of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Barahi Sikhar, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre and peaks. After breakfast, trek to Tadapani 2630m, Sinuwa 2340m, Deurali 3200m, finally to Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3700m and Annapurna Base Camp 4130m on day six. You will wake up early in the morning for a beautiful view of Himchuli, Annapurna South, Barahi Sikhar, Annapurna I, Tent Peak, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre. After this beautiful view, trek down to Bamboo and  Jhinu. You will enjoy the Natural Hot water in the Pool here. We trekked to Ghandruk for Lunch, it is a beautiful and big village in this area. And drive back to Pokhara or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistanceDuration in hours
1.Kathmandu or Pokhara – Nayapul -Ulleri1960m42 km drive, 11km walk1 and half hour drive,5-6 hours walk
2.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m8 km walk5-6 hours walk
3.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani2630m11 km walk6-7 hours walk
4.Tadapani – Sinuwa2340m12 km walk6-7 hours walk
5.Sinuwa – Deurali3200m11 km walk6-7 hours walk
6.Deurali – MBC – Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)4130m6.8 km walk5-6 hours walk
7.Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo2310m14 km walk7 hours walk
8Bamboo – Jhinu Hot Spring17809.2 km walk5-6 hours walk
9Jhinu – Ghandruk – Pokhara830m5.8 km walk ,65 km drive3-4 hours walk , 2 and half hours drive
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 9 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 days is Kathmandu – Pokhara – Poon Hill – Annapurna Base Camp – Pokhara – Kathmandu itinerary. If you want to experience Kathmandu – Pokhara highway drive experience by tourist bus or private or fly to Pokhara and want some time to explore Pokhara, this itinerary will be fit for them. From Pokhara, drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani , Poon Hill , Tadapani, Sinuwa, Deurali and finally Machhapuchhre Base camp and Annapurna Base Camp on day seven. After the beautiful view, trek down to Bamboo, Jhunu and drive to Pokhara and Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistance km or mileDistance in hours
1.Kathmandu – Pokhara830m200 km drive or fly7-8 hours or 25 minutes
2.Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri1960m42 km drive or 11km walkOne and half hour drive, 5-6 hours walk
3.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m8 km walk5-6 hours walk
4.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani2630m11 km walk6-7 hours walk
5.Tadapani – Sinuwa2340m12 km walk6-7 hours walk
6.Sinuwa – Deurali3200m11 km walk6-7 hours walk
7.Deurali – MBC – ABC4130m6.8 km walk5-6 hours walk
8.ABC – Bamboo2310m5.8 km walk3-4 hours walk
9.Bamboo – Jhunu – Pokhara830m5.5 km walk, 50 km drive2 hours walk, 2 hours’ drive
10Pokhara – Kathmandu1350m200 km drive or fly7-8 hours drive or 25 minutes by flight
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 days is an all inclusive plan of Annapurna Base Camp Trek. If you choose this itinerary. You will pick up at the Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu and transfer to a Hotel in Kathmandu. You have the drive or fly option to Pokhara. From Pokhara, drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Tadapani, Sinuwa, Deurali and finally at Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp day eight. You will have a beautiful Annapurna view in the morning, trek down to Bamboo, Jhunu for Natural Hot Spring. Trek continues to Ghandruk which is the biggest Gurung village in Annapurna region and familiar for Gurkhas, it is worth staying a night here. Syaulibaza, drive back to Pokhara and drive or fly back Kathmandu. And final transfer to the airport to depart home.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistance km or mileDistance hour
1.Arrival in Kathmandu1350m
2.Kathmandu – Pokhara830m200 km drive or 25 minutes by flight7-8 hours drive
3.Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri1960m42 km drive, 11 km walk1 and half hour drive , 5-6 hours walk
4.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m8 km walk5-6 hours walk
5.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani2630m11 km walk6-7 hours walk
6.Tadapani – Sinuwa2340m12 km walk6-7 hours walk
7.Sinuwa – Deurali3200m11 km walk6-7 hours walk
8.Deurali – MBC – ABC4130m6.8 km walk5-6 hours walk
9.ABC – Bamboo2310m14 km walk7 hours walk
10.Bamboo – Jhinu1780m9.2 km walk5-6 hours walk
11.Jhinu – Ghandruk1940m5.8 km walk3-4 hours walk
12.Ghandruk – Syauli Bazar -Pokhara830m5.5 km walk, 50 km drive5.5km , 50km drive
13.Pokhara – Kathmandu1350m200 km drive or 25 minutes by flight7-8 hours drive or 25 minutes by flight
14.Departure home1350m
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 Days

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Conclusion:

You have many options for Annapurna base camp trek itinerary. You may choose any of these itineraries according to your available time and budget.

  • If you have very limited time, you may choose a short Annapurna base camp trek or 5 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
  • If you want to take it easy for Annapurna Base Camp Trek only, you may take Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days,
  • If you want to combine Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you choose Annapurna Base Camp Trek 9 days.
  • If you are looking for Kathmandu to Kathmandu Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 days will be fit for you.
  • If your choice is all inclusive Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 days will be perfect for you.

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