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10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

10 days Annapurna base camp trek is an opportunity to explore the exotic beauty of high Himalayan peaks with heavenly views of nature. This is the second most popular trekking region after the Everest base camp trek in Nepal. The Annapurna Sanctuary trek formed by the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, Fishtail and massive mountains performed the remarkable journey to the ABC. The ABC trek is the moderate level of trekking destination, it can easily achieve trekking if you are physically fit and strong.

10 days Annapurna base camp trek offers Spectacular Mountain along the foothills passing through the green lush forest, farmland, ethnical settlements and diverse landscape. While you arrive at Machhapuchere base camp and Annapurna base camp you will be amazed by the surrounding beauty of the Himalayan range. Also here you will enjoy the morning and evening sunrise and sunset views make the incredible beauty of nature.

Annapurna base camp trek has multiple routes to explore the beauty of Annapurna conservation. If you want shorter trekking itinerary 7 days Annapurna base camp trek will be the best option to trek in ABC.

Trekkers mostly take part in ABC trek on an ideal season for trekking in Nepal. Spring and autumn is the perfect time to explore the unique nature of high elevation trek.  During the season offers the perfect weather and climate for the trekking.

Plus, spring season trek will be a colorful walk along the trek because of the dense rhododendron forest blooming the flower. You will get real heaven in Nepal.

Content

Highlights of the Trek

The best season of 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The difficulty of 10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Length and Duration of Trek
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Weather and Temperature
  • Budget Management
  • Accommodation and Meal
  • Trekking Trail

Outline of the Trekking Itinerary

Details Itinerary

Tips for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Conclusion

Besides, during the ABC trek Ghorepani Poonhill and Hot spring are the major attraction of the trek. Poon Hill is an amazing viewpoint to get the 360 views of the Himalayan range like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Nilgiri, Manaslu, and massif.  Plus hot spring provides the natural power and beauty of nature. On the other hand along the trek, you will experience the diverse ethnic beauty of culture and tradition.

Along the trekking trail, you will enjoy the diversity of flora and fauna. Annapurna region is the wonderful experience of alpine forest, landscape with snow-capped mountains. It also offers the thrilling beauty of nature with the traditional culture and lifestyle of the Annapurna region trek. Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks will offer the customized trekking trip as per the guest’s interest and time frame.

Highlights of the Trek

  • Walkthrough the diverse landscape with natural beauty, paddy fields, and villages
  • Explore diverse flora and fauna in Annapurna conservation
  • Visit Gurung and Magar settlements of Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chmronng, and other villages
  • Remarkable views of beautiful peaks like Machhapuchhere, Himchuli, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri.
  • A beautiful walk through the lush green forest of rhododendron alpine, bamboo, and other trees
  • Stunning sunrise views from Poon hill
  • Take a natural hot bath in Hot spring Jhinu Danda
  • Explore MBC and ABC and amazing sunrise and sunset top of mountains peaks.

 

The best season of 10 Days Annapurna base camp trek

There are two best seasons for the Annapurna base camp trek. The spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) is the ideal season to trek in Nepal.

The autumn season offers stable and clear weather and climate. During the time weather is warm and pleasant to walk in higher elevation. In this season temperature is super cool no more cold or hot. The clear blue sky reflects the amazing surroundings of nature and environments. Also, you will experience the Nepali greatest festival and tradition.

Another perfect season spring is the best time to trek in the Annapurna region. This season weather and temperature are suitable for trekking. Spring will be the best for Nature lover trekkers. During the season along the trail blooming the Rhododendron forest and wildflower. It makes an amazing journey to travel.

Summer and winter are the less popular trekking in Annapurna base camp trek. You may face some difficulty and challenging aspect due to the bad weather.

Winter is the colder season trek in High altitude. Due to the heavy snowing difficult to walk in higher altitude because of the mass of snow. Maybe you will suffer from the cold weather during morning and night.

Summer is the Monson season in Nepal. During the season most of the time rainy and a trekking trail makes difficult to walk. We need to have a walking ascent and descent hills rain makes a trekking trail sleepy and muddy. You will suffer from the Bugs and Leaches along the trail. Thus, you have to choose the best time to trek in the Himalayan region.

 

The difficulty of 10 days Annapurna base camp trek

Length and Duration of trek

During Annapurna base, camp trek Length and Duration is the major difficulty of the trek. The total length of the trek to Annapurna base camp approximately is 165Km. It takes around 10 days from Pokhara to Pokhara. And you have to walk about 5-6 hours per day. The beginner will quit hard to walk fast or may feel difficult for a long hour. So you have to practice while taking part in this trek.

Annapurna base camp trek can be done within a 10 days itinerary. You have to walk almost the 10 days duration. If you don’t have a habit to walk long duration, it will be quite difficult to walk in Annapurna base camp trek.

Along the trekking route, you have to pass several ups and downhill walks 5-6 hour duration. Most of the part flows the stone staircase and muddy trekking trail. So you have a mental preparation about the Length and duration for the trek.

 

Altitude sickness

Annapurna base camp trek highest altitude is 4130m from the sea level. Altitude sickness is the major problem for the higher elevation trek.

The trekking region above the 3000m higher elevation altitude sickness will be seen. We can’t predict in which age group of people is suffering from mountain sickness. In a higher elevation trek, lack of Oxygen or you don’t have proper acclimatization suffer from altitude sickness. For resist the mountain sickness, you need to have plenty of water.

Walk slowly and steady at your pace. You have a piece of knowledge about the symptoms and precaution of the altitude sickness. However, you can consult with experienced altitude trekkers and faithful trekking company in Nepal.

 

Weather and temperature

Weather and temperature is the most important issue for the altitude trek. Trekking in the best season offers pleasant weather and temperature. But we can’t predict the weather and temperature in higher elevation trek. Any time can be changed.

If you are trekking in the off-season you may face the difficulty during the trek. The weather and temperature will be challenging during the trek. Thus you have to select good season to trek in Annapurna base camp trek. And keep updating the climate condition while doing the trek.

Budget management

Annapurna base camp trek is suited remote region in Nepal. The trekking trail tea houses service is quite expensive than the city areas like Kathmandu and Pokhara. Because of the remote areas transportation is expensive to export the food and accommodation services.

You will have to extra charge like a hot shower, Internet, guide and porter Tips. However, Annapurna base camp trek cost is reasonable with affordable to every kind of traveler. You have to bring sufficient hand cash before starting a trip.

Accommodation and Meal

Accommodation and meal also the big deal of higher elevation trek in the trekking season. Annapurna base camp trek in higher elevation few numbers of the tea house for the guest service. So you may face during the spring and autumn season trek, because of the crowed trekkers. You may not find proper accommodation and food service. Sometimes you have to sleep in the dining hall.

If you are trekking in high season, you have to pre-book the accommodation. Also, you have started a trek early in the morning and reached on time at your destination. However, the tea houses provide comfortable accommodation and hygienic food.

Trekking trail

Trekking in Himalaya is a challenging aspect of the traveler itself.  Thus Annapurna base camp trek is also passing through the many Ups and Down during trek. So you have to challenge yourself the adventure in the Himalayan region Nepal. Altitude trek can be difficult for the beginner or not experience about the long hour walk. While starting a journey you have to confirm about trekking trail situation. Trekking trail mostly passes the rocky and off beaten walk, so it will be the concern issue of the trek. However, you have to walk slowly and proper rest during the trek.

Outline of the Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Nayapul (1070m.) – 1 and half hour drive. Trek to Tikhedhunga. (1540m.) 3-4 hrs.

Day 02: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m.)5-6 hrs.

Day 03: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m.) and trek to Tadapani (2610m.)5 hrs.

Day 04: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m.)5 hrs.

Day 05: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m.)6 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Deurali (3200m.)4 hrs.

Day 07: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna base camp (4130m.) 4 hrs.

Day 08: Trek back from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m.) 5-6 hrs.

Day 09: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) 5 hrs.

Day 10: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.

Details itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Nayapul (1070m.) and Trek to Tikhedhunga

Altitude: 1540m

Activity: one and half hour drive and 3-4 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Our adventurous beginning from the scenic drives Pokhara to Nayapool. Then your real journey starts flowing the bank of Modi Khola River through the Dirt road until Barithanti. Here you will enter your conservation permit and heading towards Tikhedhunga village. The trekking trail leads you through the dirt road until Hille. However, you will enjoy the beauty of nature, farmland, Rivers pleasant sounds and many more small typical villages with tea houses. Where do you feel hungry you can take a meal your Lunch. The gradual trekking trail makes you a nice walk with viewing the natural beauty. Finally, you will arrive at Tikhudhunga. Overnight at tea house

Day 02: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Altitude: 2,850m

Activity: 6-7 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After having breakfast heading towards the Ghorepani village trek. Today’s first part of the trekking trail is quite challenging because of the straight stone staircase to walk until Ulleri village. Generally, people thought that you have to walk more than 3000 thousand steeps. From the Ulleri you can views the Annapurna south and Himchuli mountain peaks. After the Ulleri and Banthanthi village, you have to mostly cross the dense rhododendron forest, which was the pleasant walk to hear the sounds of different birds chirping. The most gradual trekking trail leads you to the Ghorepani village. Here you will be amazed by the beautiful mountain range views. Overnight at tea house

Day 03: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m.) and trek to Tadapani

Altitude: 2610m

Activity: 5-hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today’s early morning hike to Poon Hill to get the sunrise views of the high Himalayan range. From the viewpoint, you will enjoy the panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan peaks. The stunning views of Annapurna South (7,219 m), Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna III (7,555 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre (6,997 m) with massif. Then you will back to the hotel and having breakfast and heading towards Tadapani. The pleasant walk takes you through the dense green forest having a beautiful scenario.  Mostly trekking trail goes through the downhills, gradual way and few steps will lead you the journey. Yet it will have arrived at another Gurung settlement of Tadapani village. Here you can get the close views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and Fishtail mountains. Overnight at tea house

 

Day 04: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong

Altitude: 2170m

Activity: 5-hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Tadapani is the small settlement, where you descent hills crossing dense Rhododendron forest until Chuile village. Still, you will flow downhill crossing the paddy fields, villages and backdrop of Himalayan views until crossing the Komromg Khola suspension bridge. After a few steeps climb the hill, you will be reached at Ghurgung village continued the gradual way till in between the village trekking trail. Few steeps climb of the Landslide areas of trekking and easy trekking trail takes you the Chhmrong village. Overnight at tea house

Day 05: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan

Altitude: 2600m

Activity: 5-6 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Chhomrong is the getaway of Annapurna base camp trek. This is one of the biggest settlements of Gurung village in the Annapurna region trek. The scenic walk leads you through the downhill until Chmrong Khola and ascending until Sinewa village. The trekking trail mainly goes through the village enjoying the natural beauty and diverse landscape.  From the Sinewa village mostly crossing the Dense Rhododendron and Bamboo forest having Fishatail views along the trail. You will enjoy the pleasant walk through the beautiful forest. Bamboo is the beautiful hamlet between the bamboo forest and the bank of Modi Khola River. Then flow the green forest and River pleasant sounds until Dovan. Overnight at the tea house.

Day 06: Trek to Deurali via Himalayan Hotel

Altitude: 3200m

Activity: 4-5 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

A short and exciting trekking trail leads you towards the small settlement of Deurali village. The trekking trail mainly across the green alpine forest of Rhododendron and Bamboo. Also along with the trekking you can see the alpine wildlife like Mountain Goat, Deer, Leopard, monkey and so on. You can explore the diversity of flora and fauna all way to trek. Walking through the alpine gorge landscape of Himalayan valley reached at beautiful hamlet Deurali. Overnight at tea house

Day 07: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna base camp

Altitude: 4130m

Activity: 4-5 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The trekking trail leads you ascending through the glacial moraine and snow landslides prone areas reached at Machhapuchere base camp (3700m). You are amazed by the in front of your giant mountain fishtail (6966m) peak.  After a few minutes stop and explore the Machhapucher base camp and heading Annapurna base camp. You can’t walk fast because of the high altitude trek. Also, Lake of Oxygen can’t walk fast.  You will be walking through the alpine landscape with a grassy landscape, it also offers the beautiful landscape of snowcapped mountain surroundings. Then you will arrived at ABC and walk around the tea houses and get the perfect views of the Annapurna Himalayan range. You can capture the Sunset views can be the amazing beauty of the mountains. Overnight at tea houses.

Day 08: Trek back from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo

Altitude: 2310m

Activity: 5-6 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Early morning wake up and explore surrounding the Annapurna base camp. You will get thrilling views of mountains during sunrise. Walk around the big glacier of the Annapurna region, where you heard the melting sound of snow. From the base camp you can explore the Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Himchuli, Tent peak, Annapurna II, Annapurna V, Fishtail, Gangapuran, and many more peaks.

Exciting Annapurna base camp trek the same way back to the small settlement Bamboo village.  All the way back to the downhill crossing the greenery around the alpine forest and backdrop of the beautiful mountain range. This trekking trail offers the diversity of flora and Fauna with panoramic Himalayan views of Annapurna conservation. Overnight at the tea house.

Day 09: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda

Altitude: 1780m

Activity: 5-hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The exciting walk leads you through the green dense Rhododendron forest until the Sinewa village. The trekking trail crossing the many more ups and downhill till Jhunu Danda. From the Sinawa village’s descent downhill crossing the farmland with beautiful greenery views of nature. Final steep of staircase Chhmrong village and after walking a few minutes descent hill you will arrive at Jhnu village. Here, you went to hot spring take a natural bath. After a few minutes taking a bath back to the hotel and take a rest. Overnight at tea house

Day 10: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

Altitude: 900m

Activity: 5-hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, and Lunch

Final days trek flow the Modi Khola River valley. Mostly trekking trail leads you through the gradual until Nayapool. Nowadays you can get the facilities of Public bus or Jeep vehicle service. If you don’t want to walk anymore. However, the pleasant trekking trail passes through the typical Nepali village, paddy field with natural beauty. Check out from the Berathanti from the Annapurna conservation trek. Taking a private car or Jeep back to the beautiful city Pokhara. After one and a half hour picturesque drive, you will drop at Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel

Tips for the Annapurna base camp trek

  • Select the best time to go. If you choose ideal season trekking in ABC, it was amazing and rewarding.
  • Before start trek, you have to select appropriate trekking gears. You have to make a list as per the seasonal trekking equipment. You can consult with a trekking company and your trekking guide.
  • If you are planning in high season trek, you have to pre-book your plan and accommodation.
  • ABC is the moderate level of trekking region. Thus you have to physically and mentally fit for the altitude trek. Also, you have to build your physical strength while starting a trip.
  • Keep in mind drink plenty of water. It will help you to overcome the mountain sickness.
  • Bring some energy food, chocolates, and a bar for the long hour walk. It will help to build energy when you feel less energy to walk.
  • Don’t forget to bring the first aid kit. When you are in travel you may suffer from any kind of problem.
  • Be aware of altitude sickness. To get knowledge about symptoms and precaution of this problem too.
  • Wear comfortable trekking boots. But you may suffer from the ankle problem to wear uncomfortable shoes.
  • Don’t drink alcohol and smoke etc.

Conclusion

Enthusiastic nature lover traveler wants to make a trip to the Annapurna base camp trek. It was the renowned adventurous trekking trail in the Annapurna conservation region. The ABC treks provide the experienced of a wide range of diversity of nature and culture of the people. Also, you will enjoy the majestic views of the Himalayan range and the remarkable beauty of nature.

Annapurna base camp trek is the short and well facilities tea houses base trekking region focused on tourist favor and interest. Thus it will be the perfect destination for the adventurous activities in Nepal.

Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks committed offering the best service as per the Himalayan adventure. We prioritized to offering the best service like accommodation, vehicle, trekking guide, suitable itinerary, and emergency services if needed. Your adventurous holiday makes an enjoyable and memorable in your lifetime.

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