Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

Call it divine, godly, heavenly, unreal, spiritual or even outlandish, the trek to Annapurna Base Camp will be something that can possibly change the way you wish your vacations to be for the rest of your life. Annapurna region is one of the most trekked destinations in the entire Himalayan range and it’s needless to talk about the views and landscapes of the area.

Why Trek to Annapurna Base Camp?

If you are sick and tired of roaming around noisy urban areas, this Himalayan foothill of Annapurna is just the right place to be for the following reasons.

  • Mental and physical detoxication in a peaceful setting.
  • Pure and Organic food and fresh air 
  • Pristine nature with homely accommodations. 

The reason for its popularity is the overall experience and the fact that it’s fairly easy than other treks in Nepal. The maximum altitude is 4130 meters, which is not risky for all age groups.  The trail throughout is properly maintained and services like hotels and resting spots are in plenty. Another thing that is in plenty is the rhododendron flowers, some hills have all totally painted red.

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
Image: Yulian Wardhana

Quick Facts:

Total walking distance: 60 kilometres from Siwai

Permits Required: ACAP and TIMS

Best Season: Except June, July & August


DayDestinationAltitudeDuration
1. Start from PokharaChhomrong Via Nayapul and Ghandruk2170m 8 Hrs
2Bamboo 2310m 7 Hrs
3Deurali3230m 6 Hrs
4ABC4130m 7 Hrs
5Bamboo2310m 7 Hrs
6Jhinu Danda1740m6 Hrs
7Pokhara via Ghandruk 750m8 Hrs