Annapurna Base Camp Trek-11 Days

Duration: 11 Days


  • Duration 11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 4,130 meters. | 13,549 feet
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Annapurna Region
  • Best Season Autumn and Spring


  • Live in the traditional guesthouses in Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Jhinu
  • Experience the culture of the Gurung and Magar community in their traditional dress.
  • Navigate the forest of Nepali national flowers, rhododendrons, and Bamboo forest of Nepal.
  •  A chance to experience the Machhaouchhre Base Camp along the journey.
  • Witness the 10th highest mountain in the world, Mt. Annapurna from an altitude of only 4,130 m. | 13,549ft.
  • A relaxing natural hotspring bath at jhinu, to overcome fatigue.
  • Walk by the Fewa Lake in the evening and the street of the lakeside.

The 11-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a diverse journey taking you from the busy city to quiet mountain villages. During this journey, you will be passing by the dense forest of Jhinu, Bamboo, and Deurali.

Along the way, you will frequently mix with the people of the Gurung and Magar communities. Their traditional house is used as a guest house and the traditional attire of these people can be worn as well.

The route of the ABC trek is relatively easy compared to EBC.  you will be walking the ups and downs of the Mahabharat range and pass by many wooden and suspension bridges. While going toward Annapurna Base Camp, you will pass by Machhapuchhre Base Camp as well.

The base camp offers a panoramic view of Annapurna I (8,091 meters | 26,545 feet), Annapurna II, Annapurna South (7,219 meters | 23,684 feet), Fishtail (6,993 meters | 22,943 feet), Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters | 26,795 feet), Ganagapurna, and several more peaks.

In the 11 Days of the trip, you will witness mountains for most of the time and breathe the clean air of the mountains. On the way back journey, you will get the chance to take a relaxing hot spring bath to relieve the fatigue of the trek.

When to visit Annapurna Base Camp

The best time to go for Annapurna Base Camp Trek is during Spring and Autumn.

During spring, the path is filled with wildflowers, green trees along the way, and blooming rhododendron forests with clear skies.

Autumn provides, a distinct experience with beautiful, not desolate, landscapes. Furthermore, this season offers the opportunity to immerse oneself in the region's rich culture, since several festivals take place during this time.

This Trek is also called the monsoon trek, as it is favored by tourists at this time of season too.

What to Expect in 11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp is one of the places that lets you witness the world’s 10th-highest mountain from a low altitude. The maximum altitude of this journey is ABC (4,130m. | 13,549 ft.) Additionally, you will also get to see, Annapurna I (8,091 meters | 26,545 feet), Annapurna II, Annapurna South (7,219 meters | 23,684 feet), Fishtail (6,993 meters | 22,943 feet), Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters | 26,795 feet), Ganagapurna, and several more peaks.

You will be able to experience the traditions and culture of the Gurung and Magar communities. The traditional house, traditional terrace farms, and mountain cattle like mountain goats and yaks, will be all along the way.  This trek offers you a chance to see the culture and nature from a very close and be a part of it as well.

Being a trek on a lower altitude the resources are abundant, making this more luxurious than any other mountain trek. The tasty cuisines will be a specialty in all the places you stay.

The low altitude of this trip removes the chance of falling victim to altitude sickness thus, making the journey more fun and adventurous. This journey provides you will all the physical and mental boost for your life and an unforgettable memory.

Permits and Guides Requirement during Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek only requires one permit, the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit,
Annapurna Conservation Area Permit Cost: 

  • For Foreigners: $30
  • SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 (about $ 9)

This permit is required for travelers to travel the Annapurna region as ABC falls under a conservation area.

Nepal has recently banned solo travel for foreigners since 2023. This means you need a guide for the hike, and the permit can also only be issued through an agency. So, the best option will be to contact an agency like ours. They will fix all the processes and guide you for your safe travel to Annapurna Base Camp.

11 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Cost

The cost of trekking to the Base Camp of Annapurna ranges from $550-$800. The price depends upon the duration of the trip, choice of transport, food, and accommodation. This hike is comparatively at low altitude so there are luxury choices for you as well. The budget for this adventure will depend upon how you want it. Moreover, this journey is one of the cost-friendly choices for most of the travelers coming to Nepal.

Reserve this Trek

To reserve this Annapurna Trek in 2024, please contact our team via WhatsApp at +977-9851083619 (Ram Krishna Timalsina) or email us at Alternatively, you may book the trip directly through our website. We are presently accepting last-minute bookings for the next peak trekking season, and you can also book this journey for the spring/autumn of 2024/2025. 


The Following is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek 11 Days Itinerary:

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After we have our early breakfast, our guide will pick us up from our hotel. We will be going toward our tourist bus which will take us to Pokhara. We will reach Pokhara by evening so you can either rest or walk the lakeside street. 

On our 2nd day, after we have our breakfast our guide will pick us up from our hotel. We begin our drive from Pokhara passing by Kimche, Birethanti. Birenthanthi is also a tourist checkpoint so, we will see many travelers there. From Birethanti, we start our actual hike through the simple village of Sauli Bazaar and Chane. After that, we cross Khumnu Khola and reach the traditional town of Gurung, Ghandruk. We will be staying for the night in Ghandruk.

On the 3rd day, we head toward the village, Chomrong. Chomrong is also the last settlement on the gateway of Annapurna Base Camp Trek. we start from Ghandruk to Kyuri Khola and the Khimrong Danda. Along the way, we will see many terrace farms and head toward the village of Chomrong. We will stay in Chomrong for the night.

On the 4th day, our journey takes us through the bridge above the Chhomrong Khola to reach the Village of Sinuwa. After passing the Sinuwa, we head toward the Khuldighar before we reach Bamboo Village. We will stay in Bamboo for the night.

On the 5th Day, we pass by the Bamboo forest and follow the trail towards Hotel Himalaya/ Deurali. After crossing forests along the way we reach the Hinku Cave. The path from here forward has very low vegetation that allows us to have an amazing view of waterfalls up front. We reach Deurali after this and stay there for the night.

On the 6th Day, we pass by an alpine forest with a mountain view to the front to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. After passing Machhapuchhre Base Camp, we continue to head upward till we reach Annapurna Base Camp. We will be staying here for the night

On the 7th day, after staying in ABC, we head down the same route which goes to the bank of Modi Khola, and be on our way toward Bamboo. We will stay in Bamboo for the night.

On the 8th day, we hike upward to Sinuwa to reach Chomrong. After passing Chomrong we then move toward Jhinu Danda. Jhinu Danda has a natural hot spring, where we can relieve our fatigue of travel. We will stay in Jhinu for the night to relax our sore muscles after a therapeutic hot spring bath.

On the 9th day of the trek, we walk toward Nayapul by crossing Birethanti. After reaching Nayapul, we get on a vehicle and drive toward Pokhara. We will stay in Pokhara for the night.

On the 10th day, we journey back to Kathmandu from Pokhara on a bus to reach our cozy hotel rooms in the busy city of Kathmandu.

    For the final day, our company staff at Himalayan Scenery Trek will take you to the airport for your departure.

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    Cost Details


    • Shared tourist transfer to trek starting point and Shared vehicle to and back Pokhara-Kathmandu-Pokhara
    • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • 2 Nights 3-star Hotel in Pokhara (Twin-sharing)
    • One highly experienced government-licensed guide
    • Porter (1 for 2 trekkers) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment
    • Accident insurance for all staff
    • Trekking map, cap, and trip achievement certificate
    • First aid medical kit and oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitudes
    • ACAP Permit & TIMS fee
    • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements
    • Government taxes & office service charge


    • Travel Insurance
    • Snacks /Drinks/ hot shower and other personal expenses
    • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff 
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Anything not mentioned in the cost Inclusion Section

    Useful Info

    Physical Requirements

    While there are no strict requirements for this trip, it is recommended that you engage in thorough physical activity for a week or two before embarking on it. It is essential to have a balanced diet and avoid smoking and drinking. Maintain appropriate hydration, even if the danger of mountain sickness is reduced on this route.

    It is also critical to bring clothing and equipment appropriate for variable hot and cold weather conditions, as hiking circumstances may fluctuate. It is critical to be adaptable and dress appropriately for the changing environment.

    To get ready for this trip, start doing exercises 2-3 weeks before. The strength training and cardio exercise will be good. Running, Brisk walking, Swimming, Jump roping, and weight lifting can be some of the exercises.

    Travel Necessities

    The trip to Annapurna Base Camp is an adventurous journey. Still, you will need some travel necessities to face the challenges ahead.

    The following are the requirements for clothing:

    • Lightweight hiking shirt
    • Full or half Pants/ Trousers
    • Hiking underwear
    • Thermals
    • A pair of good quality trekking shoes
    • Wind-cheater Jacket and trousers
    • Lightweight down jacket
    • A pair of hiking sandals
    • Gloves
    • Lightweight hiking socks
    • Shorts
    • Light underwears
    • Comfortable Sports Bras (for girls)
    • A Sun Hat
    • Sunglasses

    Foods and Accommodation

    ABC is near compared to any other mountain hike. Because of its convenient location, the dining and lodging options are superior.
    Though you won't discover any luxury products, you'll be able to appreciate the wonderful nature without needing anything else. ABC only offers alpine goat and sheep meat. It is suggested that you eat vegetarian meals when trekking to stay in peak condition.

    Note for travelers: Once you reach the Annapurna Conservation area, you are not permitted to carry animal items such as chicken, beef, or pork.

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