12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek

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12 days ABC with Poonhill trek will be perfect enough to give you an introduction to the Annapurna region. This trek is suitable for those who want to explore the base camp of 8000m peaks in a short period of time. The 12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek starts at Dhampus Phedi and ends at Nayapul with an hour of a bumpy yet scenic drive to Pokhara.

ABC and Poon Hill trek is a semi-easy trek to the Annapurna region where you will be accommodated at nice and Cozy Mountain lodges en-route. The highest elevation that we will undertake in this trek is 4150m at the phenomenal Annapurna Base Camp. The trek led by our experienced guides and strong and bulky porters will surely be the trip of a lifetime. You will get a chance to learn so much about the majestic mountains, lively villages, the welcoming people and their lifestyles. We ensure that you will go back home with a unique experience by learning and witnessing the culture, customs and the life of the indigenous people of the region.

ABC trekking with Poon Hill hike is definitely a classic journey to the Annapurna Base Camp; the world’s 10th highest peak and to one of the most stunning viewpoints in the world, Poon Hill. Talking about the best season for this trek, it is from mid-February to June and then from the first week of September to the end of December. We heartily invite and welcome you to join and enjoy one of the most popular treks in the Annapurna Region with our expert and experienced team.


  • Embark on a semi-easy trek in the Annapurna trail, view the sunrise from Poon hill, explore diverse culture, landscapes, and phenomenal ABC

Outline Itinerary

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Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m):

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will meet one of our trek leaders who will be standing at in front of arrival terminal with the colorful garlands to welcome you. Transfer to hotel, rest of the day is free and relax. In the evening one of our team leaders will come to see you and take you for a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali Restaurant. Enjoy the local meal with the great conversation and short brief about Annapurna base camp trek. Overnight at hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1,350m

Pokhara is a beautiful city in Nepal surrounded by Annapurna Himalayas. Our journey from Kathmandu begins early in the morning if we go by tourist bus and if we take a flight we can fly any time of the day. Evening leisurely walk around Phewa Lake and overnight at hotel.  

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Pokhara
  • Maximum Altitude:825m

Morning breakfast at hotel and take a private coach drive to Phedi from where we start our walking to Dhampus. This is steep up walking for 4 hours. Dhampus is scenic view point of Mountains. The trails lead mostly through villages until you reach Dhampus. Overnight at guest house.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Dhampus
  • Maximum Altitude:1,700m

The trail leads up until Deurali and then goes down to Modi River through Tolka and Landruk. This is 6 hours walking day. We will have our lunch somewhere on the way and enjoying with stunning mountain of Annapurna South (7119m) and Hiunchuli. Crossing lot of beautiful villages finally we arrive in Chhomrong, a large gurung and magar village on the lap of Annapurna south. Overnight at guest house.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Chomrong
  • Maximum Altitude:2,100m

The most striking and dirt free tiny town of Nepal Chhomrung is close up to Himalayan range. The hike leads us down throughout stone steps for an hour then goes up until Sinuwa danda. After that we will be keeping following the jungle trails listening voice of birds and animals to Dovan. Overnight at guest house.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Dovan
  • Maximum Altitude:2,800m

Our next target from Dovan will be Machhapuchhere Base camp. Walking for 6 hours we will cross rivers which come from Annapurna Base Camp. Typically throughout forest we meet hanging stone known as “Hinku Cave”. Right before MBC we walk with group due to avalanches dangers. After 6 hours walk finally we reach MBC for overnight stay the coldest place of our trek. Overnight at guest house.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Machhapuchhare Base Camp
  • Maximum Altitude:3,700m

Right after breakfast, we start our hike to Annapurna Base Camp, arrive earlier and we reach the touching place of Annapurna Mountain. The Annapurna Base camp is place like bowl surrounded by mountains. This is our most important day of whole trip. Our dream comes true here. After exploring ABC we will trek back to Bamboo. Overnight at guest house.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Annapurna Base Camp
  • Maximum Altitude:4,100m

After we returning from Annapurna Base Camp our trek leads to Ghorepani which is another popular view point in Nepal. This is your 6 to 7 hours walking day until Tadapani. First part Until Kimrung Khola is flat and 4 hours walk will be steep up to Tadapani from Kimring Khola. Stay overnight at Tadapani.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Tadapani
  • Maximum Altitude:2,410m

Right after breakfast our trek leads through the rhododendron forest. If we are doing trek in march April this blooming trees gives you a life time memory. The trek leads 4 hours keep up until Gutung hill and we take rest for enjoyable views similar to Poonhill. Then trek down an hour to Ghorepani for overnight stay. Overnight at guest house

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Ghorepani
  • Maximum Altitude:2,850m

Our last day of trek starts very early morning hike to Poonhill (3210m) the panoramic view point of Annapurna. We reach there before sunrise because Mountain View with sunrise is awesome from Poon hill. Then we trek down to Nayapul for about 6 hours and take a private coach to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Pokhara

If we fly it will take you about 25 minutes and drive will be for 6 hours to Kathmandu. In the evening join the farewell at a typical Nepali restaurant with live culture show. Stay overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Kathmandu

After breakfast, we will drop you to international airport for your flight back to home. Wish you have a safe and sound flight back to home. Hope to see you again in the future.


    • The entire airport picks up and drops.
    • Standard hotel in Kathmandu, and Pokhara with breakfast.
    • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara return trip or one way.
    • Annapurna Conservation fee with trekking permit.
    • Tims card (trekking information management system card).
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking period.
    • Accommodation (guest house) during the trekking period.
    • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
    • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
    • 2 nights 3 days jungle safari trip full board basis.
    • All necessary grounded transportation.
    • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
    • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu serve by Ram Kumar.
    • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
    • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program.
    • Personal nature expenses.
    • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
    • Rescue & Evacuation.
    • Gratitude (tip) for staff.
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    Useful Information

    If 12 days ABC with Poon Hill trek itinerary could not meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as jungle safari and white water rafting.

    Cost Details

    ABC with Poonhill trek 12 days itinerary package is an ideal journey for those who wish to explore the entire Annapurna Himalayas by doing a breathtaking hike to ABC and the world-famous Poonhill viewpoint. During the hike to Annapurna Base Camp and Poonhill, each and each stops provides decent guesthouses and mountain lodges.

    We are organizing ABC with Poonhill trek package as a small group departure trek, so please feel free to contact us and let us know how many of you are there in your group to do this trip so that we can send you a quote and other information as per your group size and requirements.


    In Kathmandu and Pokhara, we provide standard accommodations on bed and breakfast basis with a farewell dinner in Kathmandu host by Mr. Ram (Team leader). During the trek, you will be provided with neat and clean tea houses on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch, dinner and 3 cups of tea coffee a day as per your choice and comfort). Throughout the trek, guesthouses are comfortable as well as facilitated with attached bathrooms, shower facility, neat and clean bedsheets, pillow cover and well-managed bed with warm blankets and internet WIFI connections facilities.

    Food during the trip

    Food on a full board basis will be provided during the 12 days ABC trek with Poon Hill. Three meals (Sherpa, Nepalese, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian and Indian dishes) a day will be served from the guesthouse menus cooked our master cook. Every day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same guesthouse we spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to the destination. Reception, farewell dinner with culture show will be provided during your stay in Kathmandu.

    Guides and Porters

    Annapurna Base Camp with Poon Hill trek will be led by our knowledgeable and experienced trek leaders. The trekking leaders, guides for this trek are carefully selected on the basis of their experience, knowledge about the region and leadership skills. Our trekking guides and crew have taken the following training

    • First Aid Training
    • Trekking Guide Training
    • English Language
    • Climbing  and Mountaineering
    • Conservation and Biodiversity


    How can I book 12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek?

    Once you confirmed trip, we need photo copy of your passport and 20% down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process.

    How can I enter in Nepal?

    Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and none-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal. There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, and Varanasi.

    Can I do 12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek?

    This trek is suitable for any walker looking for something little adventure and mountain trek with stunning views of Annapurna Himalayas. It does not require that you have any previous trekking or mountaineering experience. Although, daily jugging or walking exercise is useful and you need to be in good physical condition and able to walk for 5-6 hours daily.

    When should I come for 12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek?

    This trek is good for all seasons so any months from Jan to Dec are the best time to do this trek. Although, Feb, March, April, May and September, October, November and also December are the very best months to do a trek in this area.

    Do I need to stay in Katmandu and Pokhara?

    Kathmandu valley, one of the historical cities as well as the capital of Nepal, and Pokhara, is a beautiful city with lakes and caves, at least, you need to spend two nights in Kathmandu and two nights in Pokhara before and after your trip. In our program we are providing you the standard accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on bed and breakfast basis.

    Can I join with group?

    Yes, you can join with group, we guarantees a series of fixed group departures dates for 112 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek. We can arrange small group trekking trip to suit your requirements. Please contact us for group departure dates.

    Do I need to join with group?

    It is not necessary that you need to follow our fixed group departures dates, because private trip departs every day upon your request which are best suited to couples, families and small groups of friends. We are happy to organize your holiday according by your selecting starting date.

    Do you also offer Tailor-made Departures?

    Yes, we do offer Tailor-made Departures, if our holiday packages are not perfect or the group departure dates are not convenient as per your travel plan.

    What kind of equipment do I need to bring with me?

    12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek is an exciting and easy trip. We trek up to 3210m walking through villages, rivers and green hills, so you need to have right equipments with you. Click here to have more info

    What kind of meals I can have during the trip?

    All Meals on full board basis will be provided during trekking. Freshly cooked food is served at all times (western, continental and Nepali meals are available in all places). Three meals a day will be provided.

    Do I have pre-departure meeting?

    Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel and our tour leader will brief regarding about the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduced your trek Leader.

    Can I charge camera batteries along the trek?

    Yes, Most of the places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2-3 for charging).

    Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

    Definitely, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a play card of company with your name on it. Airport transfer is included.

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