Polar Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek



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Duration9 days


Max Altitude4,130 m

Group Size1 +

Trip StartsPokhara

Trip EndsPokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private


Best SeasonMar-May & Oct-Dec


  • Experience the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu and the serene beauty of Pokhara.
  • Trek through lush rhododendron forests, crossing suspension bridges over the Modi Khola river.
  • Witness the awe-inspiring sunrise panorama from Poon Hill.
  • Immerse yourself in the unique cultures of Gurung and Magar villages along the trail.
  • Reach the iconic Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by towering peaks and glaciers.
  • Explore the Machapuchare Base Camp and its majestic views.

Overview about Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Your jouney begins in Pokhara,where you will explore the cultural gems of nepal’s capital before travelling to base camp the trek starts from nayapul and through picturesque landscape of ghorepani. Where you’ll be enchanted by the sunrise view from poon hill continuing through lush forests and villages, youll reach the framed Annapurna base camp. En route, you’ll encounter the machhapuchre base camp and the stunning modi khola gorge. The Annapurna sanctuary  unfolds before you,surroundedby towering peaks like Annapurna I machhapuchre and himchuli.


Day 0: Airport/Bus Park Pick up

Pokhara Airport/Tourist bus park picks up on arrival and transfers to the hotel, and trip plan at the office.

Day 1: Pokhara to Ulleri village(1950m) 6 hrs, including lunch break.

After breakfast from the hotel, we start our journey at 8 am, west of Pokhara, to Heli village(1,430m) via Nayapul town, by jeep 2 and half hrs drive, and ascend hike up to Ulleri village(1,950m), where we encounter our first view of Annapurna South(7,219m) and Hiun Chuli(6,434m), overnight at the local teahouse.

Day 2: Ulleri to Ghorepani(2850m) 6 hrs, including lunch break.

After breakfast, our trek commences to Ghorepani(2850m) via Ban Thanti, the forest becomes dense as we continue uphill through the Rhododendron forest and beautiful spring river with stone steps to Nange Thanti(2430m). Then we arrive Ghorepani village of Magar people. Overnight at the local teahouse.

Day 3: Sunrise at Poon hill then trek to Tadapani(2,640m) 7 hrs, including lunch break.

To capture the amazing moment of this trek, we leave early morning for Poon hill(3,210m) we hike 50 minutes above where we stayed brings us to the stunning sunrise views over snow-capped  mountains, world’s top 7th  highest(Mt. Dhaulagiri 8176m) and 10th highest(Annapurna one 8091m), panoramic views etc. After spending some time we descending to the lodge and have breakfast, and trek to Tadapani village.
The small village located on a hill top surrounded by rhododendron forest, and where we have a closer view of Annapurna South(7,219m) and Machhapuchhre(6,997m)(Fishtail peak) Hiun Chuli(6,434m), Annapurna III(7,555M), Annapurna IV(7,525m) and Annapurna II(7,937m). Tadapani is also famous for Sunset and Sunrise. Overnight at the local teahouse.

Day 4: Tadapani to Lower Sinwa village(2,050m) via Chhomrong village(2,170m) 6 and half hrs, including lunch break.

After breakfast, descending down hill through the rhododendron forest and beautiful Gurung villages(Chuile) (Shiprung)(1,750m) we cross the suspension bridge over the Kimrung Khola, and ascend hike to Ghorjung village(2,050m) and via Durpin danda we arrive Chhomrung,(Gurung village), form here we have beautiful views of Annapurna south, and Hiun Chuli, Machhapuchhre and the Modi valley. And we continues descent to cross the suspension bridge over the Chhomrung khola, a stone stairway takes us to Lower Sinwa village. Overnight at the local teahouse.

Day 5: Lower Sinwa to Deurali(3,200m) 7 hrs, including lunch break.

After breakfast we climb uphill to Modi valley, passing through rhododendron forests and farmland we continue to the top of the main path above the river where the small village Upper Sinwa(2,340m). The ascent becomes more gradual as we enter the dense forest of bamboo and rhododendrons before reaching out at Dhovan(2600m), we may encounter Himalayan Langur and Deer. We Continue upwards through the forest trail to Deurali.

Day 6: Deurali to Annapurna sanctuary(Base Camp)(4,130m) via MBC(3,700M) 4 and half hrs, lunch camp.

After breakfast the trail begins along the gorge of Modi river. As we continuing we pass several spectacular waterfalls, and moraine boulders on our approach to the gates of Fishtail Base Camp, the landscape becomes a wilderness. MBC presents a great panorama of Annapurna I(8,091m) Annapurna III(7,555m), Ganggapurna(7,454m)Gandharwa Chuli(6,248m) and also well known peak Fishtail(6,997m) it is the Nepal's sacred mountain. After enjoying the panorama we climb up to Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at the local teahouse.

Day 7: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo(2640m) 6 and half hrs, including lunch break.

Special morning offers us the amazing views with sunrise. We hike bit over the ridgeline to enjoy the surrounded view of the massive south face of Annapurna South(7,219m), Annapurna Fang(7,647m), Annapurna l(8,091m), fluted peak(6,501m) and tent peak(5,695m) Ganggapurna (7,454m), Annapurna III (7,555m) and vertical north face of Machhapuchhre (6,997m). After exploring the place we head down to Bamboo.

Day 8: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda(Hot Spring)(1,780m) 6 hrs, including lunch break.

Today we continue to descend through the Modi Valley until we arrive at the suspension bridge of the Chhomrong river. From here a long steep ascent to Chhomrong village we then descend very steeply through terraces to our destination Jhinu Danda. And in the late afternoon we go down to the Hot-Spring and take bath and relax and enjoy nature. Overnight at the local teahouse.

Day 9: Jhinu danda to Pokhara. 4 hrs.

After breakfast we descend short down hill steps and cross the Long suspension bridge over the Kimrung Khola, and continue with our gradual hike along the Modi valley to Himalkyu village, from here by Jeep to Pokhara 2 and half hrs drive. Lunch will be taken on the way. We then drop you offf at your hotel.

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What‘s included

     ACAP entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
    A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide.
    02 guest to 01 porter (Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit).) with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
    We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
    Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
    Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
    Pokhara to Trek Start Point and from Trek Ending Point to Pokhara by Bus/Jeep.
    Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
    First aid kit box.



What‘s excluded

     Your Nepal Visa fees.
    All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
    All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
    Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu/Chitwan transportation (if you want we can organize for you with additional cost).
    Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation.
    In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
    Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
    The tips to the trekking crews and drive.
    Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.
    Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).



Essential Info

Suggested Equipment List

Duffel/Rucksack bag

Walking Pole

Day pack.

Trekking shoes.

Sports shoes or sandals.

Sun Hat/cap

Warm woolen cap.

Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket

Waterproof Gore-Tex layer

Pullover or warm sweeter


4/5 pairs of good quality socks

Hand gloves.

2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.

3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.

3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).

Sun glasses

Water bottle

4 season sleeping bag

Flash or Torch light

Camera and batteries

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