12 Day Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

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At a Glance

At a Glance

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers spectacular and close view of Mount Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri. It gives the trekker an opportunity to visit both the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre base camps and is one of the easier high-altitude treks in Nepal.


12 days 11 nights
Join-in trip
Up to 20 persons


Culture & Sightseeing
Mountain / Volcano Hikes
Forest / Jungle Treks
Explore Villages
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You want to spend some time in Kathmandu before and after the trek. This company goes the extra mile for their guests and 10% of their profits go to charity.

What's included

What's included

  • Annapurna Guesthouse [Various Accommodations] - Standard Twin Room (Private)
  • Return Transfer from Kathmandu
  • Licensed and trained trekking guides,
  • Porters for carrying goods and supplies,
  • All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
  • All necessary documents, taxes and permits for trekking
  • Camping equipment & charges
  • Insurance
  • Coordination of quick rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
  • 1 hr. massage after your trek.
  • International Airfare
  • Travel/Trekking Insurance
  • Excess Baggage Charges (More than 16kg and hand baggage of more than 5 kg in domestic flights)
  • Visa Fees
  • Airport Departure Taxes.
  • Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic)
  • Rescue Charge.
  • Gratuity
  • Expenses of Personal Nature
  • Permit and Liaison Officer Fee (where applicable)
  • Meals during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic tickets
  • Extra hotel costs in Kathmandu and Pokhara
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) Timing of your choice Details

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Kathmandu


  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) (Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Ring Rd, Kathmandu, Nepal)
  • Meet at Kathmandu Airport & transfer to hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu

Sightseeing of Kathmandu

  • Full day’s worth of sightseeing in Kathmandu valley that includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also, a visit Monkey Temple Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and Patan city of fine arts are on the cards.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Amazing scenery as you prepare for the start of your adventure

  • Drive or fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu. It will be a 6-hour drive by coach or a 30 Minute flight.
Day 4: Pokhara to Tolka

Explore the Gurung culture at villages on the way

  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) (Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Ring Rd, Kathmandu, Nepal)
  • Drive to Phedi by car (30 minutes) and trek up to Dhampus, walking mostly uphill through cultivated fields and local villages. This scenic Gurung Village is inhabited by a mix of people: Gurung, Brahman, Magar communities and it offers a spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges including the Annapurna and Machhapuchhare range. After lunch in Dhampus, continue walking to Tolka.
Day 5: Tolka to Chhomrong

Enjoy a hot spring experience on your way to Chhomrong

  • Walking through beautiful terraces to Landruk provides you an excellent view of your surroundings. The Landruk trail then continues to Jhinu where you can enjoy a natural hot spring. From here it is another hour uphill to Chhomrong. Stay at Chhomrong(2040m) where towering above the village is the mighty peak of Annapurna south.
Day 6: Chhomrong to Dovan

Be surrounded by Rhododeron forests

  • We walk through the forest of Kuldighar. The track winds steeply up through the deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Dovan.
Day 7: Dovan to Machhapuchre Base Camp

Enjoy your hard earned view of the snow covered peaks

  • A trek of the narrow Modi Khola valley will bring you to the base of Machhapuchre. Here you will spend a day enjoying the snow-covered peaks above and the beauty of the landscape around.
Day 8: M.B.C to A.B.C

ABC finally!

  • It is an early morning to get to A.B.C. where the 360 degree views await you. The curtain of clouds often lifts at sunset to reveal the radiant, glowing peaks.
Day 9: Chhomrong to Pokhara

  • Walking on some blessed flat gradient after an hour's climb down to Kimrong Khola. The road, unfortunately, starts ascending as you walk through more rhododendron forest and terraces. Lunch will be in Ghandruk, an ideal vantage point that offers breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli. From Nayapul drive back to Pokhara.
Day 10: Pokhrara to Kathmandu

Journey back to Kathmandu

  • Drive or fly back the way you came to Pokhara
Day 11: Kathmandu

Free & Easy

  • Take it easy today, you've earned it!
Day 12: Kathmandu to Home

Departure from Kathmandu

  • Transfer to airport as per flight timing
  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Friendship World Trek

Friendship World Trek was established by experienced guides from the Everest region. Besides being highly professional, client-oriented and offering diversity in treks and costs, the team is committed to giving back to their community up in the Everest region. They donate 10% of all profits to a not-for-profit organisation in the area that works with schools and children. They also support community homestays as part of their tours.
Basic English, Fluent English

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Cancellation Policy
If there are strict Covid-19 regulations that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits (can be used on multiple bookings with no expiry) or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.



Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Friendship World Trek would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.

Helpful Questions from Other Travellers

What should I pack?
A comfortable day pack with adjustable waist and shoulder straps
A thermal layer (shirt and pants)
A warm jacket and a fleece pullover
Camera, music, and books
Comfortable and broken-in trekking boots
Down Jacket
Hat and sunglasses
Head lamp
Lip balm
Long-sleeved shirts for sun protection
Loose comfortable T-Shirts
Personal first aid kit and any personal medications
Personal toiletries
Sleeping Bags
Sleeping bag liner (silk, cotton or fleece)
Sun Block
Warm woolen socks
Water Bottles with a total capacity of 2 litres. Must be able to handle boiling/hot water
Water and windproof jacket
Water and windproof trousers
Woolen or fleece hat
Woolen or thermal gloves
Ziplock bags (An airtight ‘dry bag’ is great for storing your dirty laundry)
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