The Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara starts with a bus ride to Nayapul from Pokhara and after completing the trek, it ends with a car ride from Phedi to Pokhara. This trek is perfect for any physically fit people, who can walk on an average of 5-6 hours in a day and are on a very short vacation to Nepal.
The trek to Annapurna Base Camp is a stunning journey around some of the worlds highest peaks. Most of your trek to Annapurna Base Camp is spent below 3,000m/ 10,000 feet. However, the terrain is challenging, with thousands and thousands of stairs.
The trail that progresses towards the Annapurna Base Camp is bedecked with scenery and sights of every kind imaginable. Steady and gradual climbs through its dense forests and fertile terrace fields bring us to be amazed by the majestic and upright peaks of the Annapurna Mountains. Nayapul, Ghandruk, Sinuwa, Deurali and the base camp are the spots you will stay overnight during the trek.
Traversing the scenic vistas, over course of nine days you will be engaging yourselves trekking through carpeted ridges and ravines to arrive at Machapuchare Base Camp (3700m) and finally towards the destination of this epic journey, Annapurna Base Camp, and then back to Pokhara.
Annapurna Base Camp (ABC in short form) Trek itinerary will be 7 to 12 days from/to Pokhara and 2 to 4 days transportation day from/to Kathmandu depending on your time and level of your physical fitness.
At Pokhara, the day temperature will be between 15°C to 20°C in October. Night temperatures will be 0 to 5°C. It will fall to 0°C at Machapuchare Basecamp and Annapurna Base camp. Snow cover will not be there to hinder you in October but if you choose April, then you will likely witness snow near to Machapuchare Base Camp and near ABC.
- Impressive sunrise views from Poon Hill
- Views of the world’s highest mountains: Dhaulagiri I (7th) and Annapurna I (10th)
- Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp
- Spectacular mountain and glacier views from Annapurna Base Camp
- Natural bath in hot springs at Jhinu