Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara - 7 Days

Machhapuchre Himal

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara is a classic trek of Nepal. The popular trek to Annapurna Base Camp rewards trekkers with the awesome views of the Himalayas over 7,000m and 8,000m.

Enjoy astounding views of mountains including Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak), Hiunchuli, and Gangapurna from Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Moreover, stand in the awe of towering peaks of the Annapurna Massif including the 10th highest mountain on Earth – Annapurna I from the Annapurna Base Camp.

Trek through dense forest filled with rhododendron and oak trees, beautiful villages, and farmlands. Walk through the picturesque Gurung village of Ghandruk with rich culture and tradition. Also, Ghandruk is the homeland of brave Gurkha soldiers.

A trek from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp is one of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 Days itinerary starts and ends in Pokhara. After a short drive from Pokhara, you will reach Kimche the starting point of our trek. The trail of Annapurna Base Camp Trek further passes through the picturesque village of Chhomrong.

A series of stone staircases lead you to Bamboo and a trail thickly covered with Bamboo plants take you to Deurali.

On the 5th day of Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will be trekking to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

On the following day, watch a Himalayan sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp that makes the mountains glow like a sheer gold. Further, you will be trekking to Bamboo and Matque.

Your Annapurna Base Camp Trek ends with a drive back to Pokhara.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty

7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is graded as easy to moderate trek. We will start our trek from Kimche located at an elevation of 1,610m and reach the maximum height of 4,130m at Annapurna Base Camp.

On this Annapurna Base Camp trek route, the maximum trekking period is 8 hours, minimum trekking period is 2 hours and on average we will be trekking for 6 hours approximately.

This trek is suitable for a physically fit person. A novice, as well as experienced trekker, can do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the foothills of Himalayas.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1,610m/5,281ft) then Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,365ft.)
Duration: 2:30 hrs (55 km) drive, 2 hours (3 km) trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,119ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (7 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,139ft)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking Distance: 7–8 hours (16.5 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek from Bamboo to Matque (1,070m/3,510ft) then drive to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek 2: 30 hours (58 km) drive

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 4,130m/13,550ft
  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • 1-12

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