Annapurna Base Camp + Poon Hill Trek (10 days)

Annapurna Base Camp
Machhapuchhre (Fishtail mountain) as seen from ABC(Annapurna Base Camp).

Itinerary plan

Day 1: Drive to Nayapul in private transportation (1 hour from Pokhara) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,570m)

Day 2: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,840m)

Day 3: Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210m) for sunrise view and trek to Tadapani (2,630m)

Day 4: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2,170m)

Day 5: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2,600m)

Day 6: Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m)

Day 7: Trek from Machhapuchhre Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m)

Day 8: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,310m)

Day 9: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1,780m)

Day 10: Hot spring bath, and drive back to Pokhara in private transportation. 

ABC map
Map of Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill Trek


Total Cost

USD $700 per person.

The cost includes:

-ACAP permit and TIMS card(Mandatory documents for trekking in Annapurna region.)

-Licensed Professional Trekking Guide.( Fees, Food, Accommodation, Insurance)


-Food: 3 meals a day( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner that you can choose from the menu in trekking tea houses.)

-Accommodation ( Basic Private Tea House Accommodation in the trekking area.)

-Private Transportation (Both ways to and from Pokhara.)

The cost excludes packaged drinks and food items from shops on the way.

poon hill
Early morning sunrise at Annapurna South as seen from Poon Hill

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

  • Stunning views of Annapurna massif including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).
  • Passing through charming Gurung villages like Ghandruk and Chhomrong and experiencing the local culture and lifestyle.
  • Trekking through lush rhododendron forests and scenic Modi Khola valley.
  • Reaching the Annapurna Base Camp at an altitude of 4,130m and being surrounded by the panoramic Himalayan peaks.
  • A chance to see wildlife like musk deer, Himalayan thar, and different bird species.
  • Soaking in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda to relax your muscles.

Highlights of Poon Hill Trek:

  • The mesmerizing sunrise view from Poon Hill (3,210m) with a panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range.
  • Trekking through picturesque villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani, and Ghandruk, with stunning views of the Himalayas.
  • Walking through lush rhododendron forests and crossing several streams and waterfalls.
  • Experiencing the traditional lifestyle, culture, and hospitality of the Gurung and Magar communities.
  • Getting a glimpse of the Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri mountains from different viewpoints.
  • Relaxing in the natural hot springs of Jhinu Danda to relieve the tired muscles.

For information regarding the equipment required in the trek: click here

Annapurna Base Camp
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