Your journey in Annapurna Base Camp is for 12 days. Here is a brief overview of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Map Itinerary. It includes information about daily journeys, accommodations, and meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). We will provide all of this for you.
On the first day, you’ll start your journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You’ll see beautiful hills, greenery, Nepali life, and stunning views of the Himalayas. You’ll stay in a hotel with peaceful vibes that will warmly welcome you on that day.
You can visit nearby villages and the Annapurna Base Camp to see amazing views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, and Machhapuchhre. This experience will inspire you to seek new horizons and embrace nature’s wonders.
On your second day, you will go from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga. It will take you 5-6 hours to hike there. Tikhedhunga is the entrance to the Annapurna region. The trail offers you breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, traditional Nepali life, and lush forests.
After the hike, you can unwind at a tea house in Tikhedhunga, enjoying traditional Nepali food. We will offer you meals and a place to stay. Experiences bring people together, creating lasting memories and a feeling of fulfillment that lasts a lifetime.
On the third day, you will trek for 7 to 8 hours from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. This trek will give you beautiful views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains.
Ghorepani has rhododendron forests. You get meals and a nice place to sleep there. The path to Ghorepani is not just a physical expedition but a spiritual and emotional one that leaves you enhanced and transformed.
On the fourth day, you can go for a short hike to Poon Hill. It’s a great spot to see a beautiful sunrise.
Afterward, your journey continues to Tadapani [2,630m/8,626ft], where you can see the mesmerizing views of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna South. The day’s hike takes around 7 to 8 hours. You’ll be taking a rest on that day at tea house along with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
On the fifth day, you will trek for 6-7 hours from Tadapani to Chhomrong village. Chhomrong is a lovely Gurung village at the base of the Annapurna range, situated at an altitude of 2,170m/7,176ft. You’ll get to immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions as you can explore the village. Same as other days you’ll live in the tea house there along with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Another day you’ll trek from Chhomrong to Himalaya [2,902m/9,577ft] which will take you deeper into the heart of the mountains. The trek passes through dense forests and offers you glimpses of wildlife and exotic flora. The day’s hike takes around 6 to 7 hours. And you’ll be able to rest at the tea house.
The seventh day is the day you have been eagerly waiting for, reaching the Annapurna Base Camp [4,130m/13,546ft]. The trail takes adventurers through the Machhapuchhre Base Camp and into the sanctuary of the majestic Annapurna Massif. The journey takes around 6 to 7 hours. You will be sleeping peacefully there in the tea house.
After spending awe-inspiring moments at the Base Camp, you begin your descent back to Bamboo [2,310m/7,576ft) on your eighth day. The return journey offers you a chance to appreciate the splendor of the Himalayas from a different perspective. After you 7-8 hours of trek you’ll be resting your night there on tea house.
The path from Bamboo takes you to Jhinu Danda on day nine, after trekking for 7-8 hours. Where you can relax and unwind in the natural hot springs, soothing your tired muscles after days of trekking. You’ll be enjoying your night on Jhinu Danda at the tea house.
After a long trek from Jhinu Danda, you will reach Pothana. At an altitude of 6199 ft (1890m), Pothana provides a stunning view of the Himalayas. Pothana would be an excellent vantage point for you to admire the surrounding beauty. You’ll spend your day ten at the tea house of Pothana.
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Annapurna Base Camp Elevation
|9||Annapurna Base camp||4,130m/13,546ft|
|11||Jhinu Dhanda||1780m/ 5838 ft|
Kathmandu’s elevation is 1400 meters or 4600 feet. It’s helpful to know this if you’re starting your journey there.
According to our map, Pokhara is the lowest point. Annapurna base camp, on the other hand, is the highest point. The location is 4130 meters or 13546 feet. There is a drastic change in elevation from day 6 to 7 which is double as you will be in the Himalayas on day 6 where the elevation is 2902 meters and the next day you’ll be in Annapurna base camp.
Annapurna Base Camp Distance
|1||Kathmandu to Pokhara||205 Km/ 127 miles.|
|2||Nayapul to Tikhedhunga||10.8 km/ 6.7 miles (hiking distance)|
|3||Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani||12.9 km/ 8 miles|
|4||Tikhedhunge to Tadapani||9- 10 km /5.6- 6.2 miles|
|5||Tadapani to Chhomrong||11 Km/ 6.9 miles|
|6||Chhomrong to Himalaya||8-9 km/ 5-5.6 miles|
|7||Himalaya to Annapurna base camp||9.2 km/ 5.72 miles|
|8||Annapurna base camp to Bamboo||15 km/ 9.3 miles|
|9||Bamboo to Jhinu Danda||11.7 km/ 7.3 miles|
|10||Jhinu Danda to Pothana||10.7 km/ 6.63 miles|
|11||Pothana to Pokhara||40 km/25 miles|
|12||Pokhara to Kathmandu||205 km/127 miles|