Before hiking to the Annapurna base camp, every traveler must know about the hiking route map, altitude, weather, and accommodation area. This Annapurna Base Camp Trek map helps you to get detailed information about hiking trails.
This article helps you to get information about the Annapurna Base Camp Trek map with altitude and day by day walking distance. Annapurna region is one of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal. Every trekker had a wish to go to the Annapurna region. Annapurna Base Camp trek and Annapurna Circuit trek are pretty famous in the Annapurna region. Also, you can do some short and most easy trek in the Annapurna region like Ghorepani Poonhill trek one of the easy trek that anyone can do, Ghandruk village trek, etc.
Before beginning the Annapurna Base Camp trek get some Knowledge about the place, their weather, people and some other necessary things. You will first depart from Kathmandu to Pokhara which is the starting point of the trek and the distance from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Came is 37.1km.
you can choose the trekking itinerary according to your comfort schedule or you can make your itinerary as well but most of the best itinerary for Annapurna Base Camp trek will start from 10 days to many more depending on your physical strength.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
First, you will arrive at Kathmandu and take some rest in the hotel. You can see the beautiful town and enjoy the day at Kathmandu by visiting some historic places, temples or you can go to the night clubs, bars at Thamel.
Day 02: Departure from Kathmandu to Pokhara
This is the starting of our journey towards Annapurna base camp trek. you can go to Pokhara by road or by air it’s your choice. Both journeys will be good for you. If you travel by bus or private cars you will see the amazing road views on the way along with some beautiful villages as well. And if you travel by air you will be amazed by the Himalayan views with the clear blue sky and clouds near you. You will be staying a night in the Lake City Pokhara.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhe Dunga
From Pokhara, you will drive to Nayapul which will short journey and after arriving in Nayapul from there the real trekking will begin. after some good walk-in the stone-paved pathway, you will reach Birethanti. which is a very beautiful town where you can find Gurung, Magar, and Thakali peoples. after crossing the town you will head towards the bamboo forest. you will love the way and you can see some natural waterfall and beauty of the greenery. after some decent walk you will climb the steps to reach Hille and from there Tikhedhunga.
Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Nangethati to Ghorepani
Today’s journey begins when you cross the bridge and left Tikhedhunga behind. After crossing the bridge you will take the way of steps to reach Ulleri. You have to take so many steps and finally, you will reach the beautiful Magar village Ulleri. From there you will walk through some landscape way and then you will walk into the huge jungles full of oak and rhododendrons along with natural cascading waterfalls. after some walk, you will reach Nangethati and from there around an hour you will finally reach Ghorepani the beautiful town.
Day 05: Hike to Poonhill and trek down to Tadapani
Today, you will wake up super early morning and walk uphills hike towards to Poonhill dada. If you don’t know that Poon hill is the amazing viewpoint and from there you can see an amazing panoramic view of some very incredible Himalayan’s ranges of Annapurna such as Dhaulagiri I, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Hiuchhuli, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre Himal, etc. and of course the sunrise view from Poonhill is the best thing you can see and no one can mess the sunrise from there. after some time you will get back to Ghorepani and take you will take beautiful stone steps towards Deurali. reaching Deurali village you will get to the down trails into the huge green forest. On the way you will enjoy the natural greenery and some natural resources and crossing the Banthati you will finally reach Tadapani. And if you don’t know that Tadapani is very popular for sunset views so you can enjoy it there.
Day 05: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrung village
From Tadapani, you will head towards to Chhomrung village. You will walk down the forest which is full of Rhododendron trees. After walking 1 hour you will reach Kimrong Khola where you will cross the suspension bridge. While the path will lead you towards a small but beautiful Gurung village which is called Chule village. From there you can see some beautiful Himalayan peaks. after walking in the forest and some landslide ridges finally you will reach Chhomrung village. from Chhomrung village, you will see the mesmerizing view of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges and this village is also a gateway to the Annapurna sanctuary trek.
Day 07: Chhomrung to Dovan or Himalayan
You will leave the Chhomrung village by crossing the suspension bridge over Chhomrung Khola. after walking for some more time you will reach a small town called Sinwa. while the pathway will pass through the huge and dense forest of Oak, Rhododendron and Bamboo trees. You will be walking through the long and sloppy stone staircase into the bamboo village and passing through the forest of bamboo and rhododendron and Modi Khola you will finally reach the Dovan or Himalayan.
Day 08: Dovan /Himalayan to Annapurna Base Camp
Today, we will head towards the main destination of this trek the Annapurna Base Camp. Walking through the beautiful forest of Bamboo and rhododendron you will reach Hinko Cave and it is used to a porters house many years ago. From there the trails lead you towards Deurali and you will find some hard ways there so be careful while walking. And the path will take you towards the Macchapuchre base camp. It is a very beautiful base camp from there you can see some mindblowing views of Himalayan. From there it will take around 1 hour to reach Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna base camp looks really amazing because it is surrounded by so many Himalayans on all sides that’s why this place is also called The Annapurna Sanctuary. you will enjoy the mesmerizing views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Peak, Mt. Macchapuchre, Barah Shikar, and Lamjung Himal.
Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo
After exploring the amazing Annapurna base camp, you will return back to bamboo. On the way back, you can enjoy the views and while crossing the Macchapuchre enjoy the view of the glistening peak and it looks really incredible. You will hike Deurali and from there you will walk down to Dovan and finally after some nice walk you will reach the Bamboo.
Day 09: Bamboo to Chhomrung Jhinuwa
From bamboo, we will be walking uphills and then a beautiful huge forest to Sinuwa village. after reaching the Sinuwa village you will walk the down to Chhomrung Khola and cross the suspension bridge and walk on the beautiful stone steps towards Chhomrung.
Day 10: Jhinu to Nayapul and Pokhara
Today, you will cross through to Jhinu and after crossing some village along with a huge forest you will reach Nayapul. from here you will take a drive towards Pokhara and after reaching Pokhara you can explore the nightlife of the city.
Day 11: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Today, you will go back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. In the morning you can visit the Talbarahi temple which is in the center of the Fewa Lake. From Pokhara, you can get back on the flight or on a bus. If you take a flight it will take 25 to 30 min and if you take a bus it will take 7 to 8 hours to reach Kathmandu.
Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu
After returning back from the trek, you get the departure towards your home town.
How about the Himalayan range that we can see during the ABC Trek?
There are so many Himalayan ranges that you can see while trekking to ABC trek. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Peak, Mt. Machhapuchre, Barah Shikar, Lamjung Himal, glistening peak, etc.
What is the height of the Annapurna Base Camp?
while the height of the ABC is 4139 m and it is the highest altitude of the Annapurna base camp trek.
How Many hours do I have to walk on a single day during the trek?
This trek is good for the people who are a little bit fit can walk for 6 to 7 hours because on average you need to walk 6 to 7 hours per day.