Annapurna Base Camp Trek Via Ghorepani -13 Days

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Via Ghorepani
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Via Ghorepani
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Via Ghorepani -13 Days
At a Glance
Duration13 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude4130m/13549.87ft
Group Size1-10 pax
Travel StyleTrekking
Best TimeSeptember to Novermber and March to May

The Annapurna base camp trek offers a remarkable trekking experience through the Ghorepani Poon Hill route in the Annapurna conservation areas. Annapurna I, the 10th highest mountain in the world, stands proudly in this region. Its southern slope is known as Annapurna Base Camp or Annapurna Sanctuary, often referred to as the steps to heaven. This trek is perfect for those who are embarking on their first adventure trek in Nepal. The Annapurna conservation area is the largest of its kind and is renowned for its famous trekking and hiking routes. Starting from Kathmandu, the ancient kingdom, the journey takes you through the Ghorepani-Poon Hill route, providing ample opportunities for acclimatization before reaching Annapurna Base Camp at an altitude of 4130m. Along the way, you will also have the chance to explore Pokhara, a picturesque lake city and natural paradise, as well as visit charming Gurung and Magar villages in Ghorepani and Chhomrung. The trek offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks during sunrise and sunset from Poon Hill. You will also pass through a glacier river valley, staying overnight in various locations from Bamboo to ABC. The trail is adorned with dense rhododendron and bamboo forests, as well as a diverse range of flora and fauna. Finally, you will have the opportunity to experience the enchanting atmosphere of Annapurna Sanctuary before making your way back to Kathmandu.


  • Enjoy a scenic bus journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara, lasting approximately 6 to 7 hours.
  •  Immerse yourself in the beauty of Pokhara, known as the Lake City, and marvel at the breathtaking views of Machhapuchre (6993m), Annapurna South (7219m), and Himchuli (6441m).
  • Experience the challenge of climbing the endless steps from Tikhedhunga to Ulleri, which consist of almost 3200 steep steps.
  • Witness the glorious sunrise from Poonhill (3210m) and be captivated by the snowcapped peaks of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna Ranges, Nilgiri, Gangapurna, and more.
  • Discover the amazing flora and fauna that thrive in the region.
  • Encounter the ethnic villages of Gurung and Magar and gain insights into their unique cultures and traditions.
  • Embark on a memorable walk between Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m) and Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), surrounded by stunning natural landscapes.
  • Admire the view of the south face and glacier of Annapurna from Annapurna Base Camp, offering a truly awe-inspiring sight.
  • Traverse through incredible villages, waterfalls, and rainforests along the trail, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings.
  •  Relax and rejuvenate in the natural hot spring located in Jino Danda, providing a soothing and refreshing experience

This is an exceptional method to witness the world's 10th highest peaks and the neighboring sister peaks up close. The trek itinerary encompasses significant landmarks of the area, starting from the historically significant town of Kathmandu, passing through Ghorepani Poon Hill, and ultimately reaching Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) or Annapurna Sanctuary. This trek is relatively moderate in difficulty, making it suitable for both inexperienced hikers and trekkers. The awe-inspiring Himalayan wonders can be observed from Annapurna Base Camp, offering a magnificent view of Mt. Fishtail (6993m) and other peaks. Additionally, the trek showcases ethnic villages, untouched culture, stunning river valleys, powerful rushing rivers, enchanting flora and fauna, breathtaking landscapes, and natural hot springs, all of which are major attractions of the region. Embarking on a journey from the lowlands of Pokhara (823m) to the Himalayan glacier (4130m) via Ghorepani-Poon Hill (3210m) provides an excellent opportunity for acclimatization in diverse climates. The viewpoints along the way offer picturesque Himalayan vistas, while the blooming rhododendrons in spring add an immeasurable beauty to the experience.

The Annapurna base camp trek, starting from the lowland valley of Pokhara, is a moderately challenging uphill journey that spans 7 days. The trek involves dealing with altitude sickness and various geographical variations. It offers a delightful opportunity for parents to bring their children along, and the Ghorepani Poon hill trek aids in acclimatization before reaching the high camp. While it is preferable to have a certain level of physical fitness and good health, prior trekking experience is not required. Additionally, we strongly advise our clients to obtain travel insurance for emergency rescue situations, as safety is of utmost importance to us at Himalayan Trekking Path Company.

Presented here is the trekking package for the Annapurna Base Camp trek, which spans over a duration of 15 days. This comprehensive package encompasses all the necessary requirements to embark on this journey. The itinerary provided serves as a suitable sample for backpackers, ensuring that their basic needs and facilities are met. This includes provisions such as meals, accommodation, a guide, crew members, transportation, first aid, permits, and taxes, all of which are covered within the mentioned cost and time frame. Our dedicated team always strives to create a unique itinerary tailored to the preferences and needs of our clients. In the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Packages, we offer 2 nights of hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara, complete with complimentary breakfast. Additionally, airport transfers (both pick-up and drop-off) are included, along with a Kathmandu heritage sightseeing tour. The package also covers the necessary permits, three meals a day, teahouse accommodation, a professional trekking guide, ground transfers via tourist bus and private car, and a crew member for baggage carrying for every two guests. Furthermore, fresh fruit, tea, or coffee will be provided during the trekking experience in the mountains.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek via Ghorepani  Cost for 2024-2025

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek through the Ghorepani Poon Hill route presents an excellent itinerary for those seeking to explore the Annapurna Base Camp. This trek allows you to traverse a picturesque trail that winds through dense rhododendron forests, offering breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges, especially during sunrise and sunset from Poon Hill (3210m). Also known as the lower circuit trek, it is highly favored for acclimatization before reaching Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). The cost of the 13-day Annapurna Base Camp trek varies depending on the package inclusions, trek duration, group size, and other factors. At Himalanaya Trekking Path, we are offering special rates for 2024 and 2025 for the popular Annapurna Base Camp trek via Ghorepani, providing high-quality service at a promotional price. We encourage you to review our services and compare costs, and if it aligns with your preferences, do not hesitate to make a booking. If you have alternative plans, please refrain from contacting us, as we are dedicated to assisting you with your chosen itinerary.

  • The Annapurna Base Camp Trek Via Ghorepani is priced at USD 900 for a solo traveler
  •  For a group size of 2–5, the cost of the Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani is USD 800
  • The cost of the Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani is USD 700 for a group size of 6–10.