Annapurna Base Camp Trek: A complete travel Guide

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is another name for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This Base Camp itself is located at an elevation of 4130 meters. The duration of the Annapurna Base Camp is 67 km. This trek will show you stunning views of the mountains, which is the main motive behind choosing this trek. 

Here you can experience a variety of mountain ranges that have their own stunning beauty. In the Annapurna Base Camp trek, you can find thick forests that simply amaze you with their beauty.

.From March to May, and between October and November, are the most sought-after times treks to the Annapurna. It takes about nine days for the entire trek.

Some Quick Information:

  1. Start Point/End Point: Pokhara.
  2. Trekking Duration: 9 Days & 8 Nights.
  3. Best Time to do Annapurna Camp Trek: March to May, October to December.
  4. Trekking Distance: Approx 67 km.
  5. Trek Difficulty: Moderate
  6. Trekking distance: 67 Kms

What’s the issue?

The trek within the Annapurna Region can be challenging for anyone, but that doesn’t mean that you cannot try it. If you are a fan of trekking, and you’re physically fit, and have the energy. And motivation then you are definitely able to achieve it.

The standard trek through the region isn’t that difficult, however, you should be moderately fit. After all, you’re still in the Himalayas.

What should you pack to take on the Annapurna base camp trek

  1. Headlamp/Torch/Flashlight
  2. First-aid kit
  3. Woolen socks
  4. Trekking Shoes
  5. Sanitizer
  6. UV protection sunglasses
  7. Dry food items.
  8. Balaclava or sun cap
  9. Poncho or Raincoat
  10. Gloves; woolen & waterproof
  11. Sunscreen


How to get to Pokhara: 

Through the air, one can fly directly to New Delhi or other cities in India in India to Kathmandu. You can then take a flight into Pokhara straight from Kathmandu.

By road- from Sunauli and Kathmandu you can catch a bus. Local buses are in The New Bus Stand which is located in Kathmandu. Tourist buses that are luxurious, such as the Greenline are at the Tourist Bus Station.

Trekkers Information Management System(TIMS):

The price for the permit is NRS 2500 per individual, which is roughly $15 EUR which is 17. USD. This permit is essential for any hiker looking to go hiking in Nepal.

Annapurna Conservation Area Permit(ACAP):

In order to enter the Annapurna Conservation Area, trekkers will require an entry permit. These permits are issued through your trek provider. This isn’t an expensive hike in Nepal.

Day 1

On the first day is the one you must take a flight between Kathmandu to Pokhara to cut down on time.

After you reach Pokhara. You could stay overnight here.

Day 2

The journey begins with a brief bus ride from Nayapul where your trek begins. Your first hike is downhill until Birethanti via the bridge that was built to cross the Burundi River. Here you’ll have to sign the formalities in front of the officials.

After this, the hike begins to climb up toward Ghandruk through Chane. Trek from Ghandruk is initially flat following the Modi River. Spend your night at an accommodation in Ghandruk.

Day 3 

You’ll leave the village of Ghandruk. You have to walk towards Sinuwa. The long hike begins across the Modi River. Here you’ll encounter a number of boulders before arriving at a bridge along the Kimrong River. From this point, the trail gets difficult until you arrive at Gurung Village by crossing Jhinu Danda. 

Here you’ll cross a bridge that crosses the Chhomrong River. After arriving at Sinuwa it is necessary to stay for the night.

Day 4

This day will begin at Sinuwa to Deurali. At first, you must begin the journey at Sinuwa up to Kuldhigar.

A stone staircase leads you to Dobhan via the bridge crossing. On the trails, you will see rhododendrons Oak forest, and bamboo forest. After walking through the valley until Hinku Cave and Himalaya you are now at the destination of your choice, Deurali. You need to stay for the night in a lodge located in Deurali.

Day 5

On this day, you’ll start the final leg towards Annapurna Base Camp.

A stroll across the River Modi will bring us to Bagar where we will find the starting point for the trek up to Machhapuchhre the base camp. After spending a while in Machhapuchhre this trek takes you to the Annapurna Sanctuary.

After walking a bit further, you’ll reach an area that is the base camp for South Annapurna. You will be able to enjoy 360-degree views of the most majestic mountains that surround you. You will need to spend the night at a hotel in Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp.

Day 6

Spending some more time in the base camp again you will be retracing your steps to reach Bamboo via Bagar, Deurali, and Dobhan. Here you can experience many waterfalls, temples, caves, etc. You need to stay overnight at a lodge in Bamboo.

Day 7

It is essential to hiking through Bamboo up to Kuldhigar. Once you reach Jhinu Danda. Stay here for the night.

Day 8 

In the morning, your day begins with a bridge crossing the Modi River.

Day 9 

The next morning you can make a check-out at your hotel or go to the nearby places here. You can buy amazing artwork beautiful pashminas, gorgeous jewelry, etc.

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