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 5-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

 5-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary
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Explore our shortest Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary of 5 Days. It offers the best ABC trekking package

The Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek is a dream for many trekkers, offering an unparalleled combination of natural beauty, cultural richness, and a sense of adventure. Below is a detailed 5-day itinerary that will guide you through this unforgettable journey, complete with altitude details, trekking hours, and cost breakdowns.

5 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Pokhara to Jhinu Danda, Trek to Sinuwa
Height: 1,780m (Jhinu Danda) to 2,340m (Sinuwa)
Hours: 6-7 hours (2-hour drive, 4-5 hours trek)

Your adventure begins with a scenic early morning drive from Pokhara to Jhinu Danda. The drive takes about 2 hours and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Upon reaching Jhinu Danda, a small village famous for its natural hot springs, you will start your trek towards Sinuwa. The trail is a combination of steep ascents and gradual climbs through lush forests and terraced fields, offering captivating views of the Modi Khola River below. After trekking for 4-5 hours, you will reach Sinuwa, where you will stay overnight in a cozy teahouse

Day 2: Sinuwa to Deurali

Height: 2,340m (Sinuwa) to 3,230m (Deurali)
Hours: 6-7 hours

The second day of your trek takes you deeper into the  Annapurna Sanctury. You will begin your trek early, navigating through dense bamboo forests and crossing several small streams. As you pass through villages like Bamboo and Dovan, you will be treated to views of the towering peaks and cascading waterfalls. The trail is a mix of gentle and steep ascents, with a final steep climb leading to Deurali. After approximately 6-7 hours of trekking, you will reach Deurali, where you can rest and enjoy the tranquil surroundings before spending the night in a teahouse.

Day 3: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp**

Height: 3,230m (Deurali) to 4,130m (Annapurna Base Camp)
Hours: 5-6 hours

The third day is the highlight of your trek as you make your way to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). The trail from Deurali to ABC is challenging due to the high altitude, but the breathtaking views make every step worthwhile. You will first reach Machapuchare Base Camp (MBC) at 3,700m, where you can take a short rest and admire the majestic views of Machapuchare (Fishtail) and other peaks. Continuing your trek, you will eventually reach ABC, situated at 4,130m. The panoramic views of the Annapurna massif are simply awe-inspiring. Spend the night at ABC, basking in the glory of the surrounding peaks and celebrating your achievement.

Day 4: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo

Height: 4,130m (Annapurna Base Camp) to 2,310m (Bamboo)
Hours: 6-7 hours

After soaking in the morning views at ABC, you will begin your descent back to Bamboo. The descent is easier on your lungs but can be tough on your knees, so take your time and enjoy the changing landscapes as you leave the snow-capped peaks behind and re-enter the lush forests. The trek back to Bamboo takes approximately 6-7 hours. Along the way, you will pass familiar villages and have the opportunity to reflect on the incredible journey you have undertaken. You will spend the night in a teahouse in Bamboo.

Day 5: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda, Drive to Pokhara

Height: 2,310m (Bamboo) to 1,780m (Jhinu Danda) to 827m (Pokhara)
Hours: 5-6 hours (4-5 hours trek, 2-hour drive)

On the final day of your trek, you will make your way from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda. The trek takes about 4-5 hours and offers one last chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna region. Upon reaching Jhinu Danda, you can relax in the natural hot springs and soothe your tired muscles. After a well-deserved rest, you will drive back to Pokhara, which takes around 2 hours. In Pokhara, you can enjoy the comforts of the city and reflect on the amazing adventure you have just completed.

Cost Details

The cost of the 5-day Annapurna Base Camp trek varies depending on the number of people in your group. Below is a detailed breakdown of the costs and what is included in the package.

Cost Per Person:

  • 1 person: $599 USD
  •  2 people: $390 USD per person
  •  4 people: $360 USD per person
  • 6 people: $340 USD per person
  • 8 people: $320 USD per person
  • 10 people: $300 USD per person

Cost Includes:

  • Private transportation from Pokhara to the trek starting point and from the trek ending point to Pokhara
  • English-speaking trekking guide authorized by the government
  • Necessary number of porters with their insurance, salary, accommodation, and meals (according to group size)
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek days, including tea and coffee
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with a cultural show (ethnic music and dance)
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary
  • All necessary official documents, including TIMS Permit and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
  • Trekking route map
  • All required local and government taxes

Final Words

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a rewarding adventure that offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and physical challenge. This 5-day itinerary provides a well-rounded experience, ensuring that you get the most out of your trek while staying safe and comfortable. With stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, and the warm hospitality of the local people, this trek is sure to be a memorable experience.

Whether you are trekking solo or with a group, the Annapurna Base Camp trek is a journey of a lifetime. The cost includes all the essentials to make your trek enjoyable and hassle-free, allowing you to focus on the incredible scenery and the adventure ahead. So pack your bags, lace up your trekking boots, and get ready for an unforgettable journey to Annapurna Base Camp!