12 Days ABC with Poonhill Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m). Meet of our guides and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (825m), 6 hours drive, 25 minutes flight.

Day 03: Drive to Phedi and trek to Dhampus (1,700m), half an hour drive, 4 hours walking.

Day 04: Trek from Dhampus to Chomrong (2,100m), 5 to 6 hours walking.

Day 05: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2,800m), 5 to 6 hours walking.

Day 06: Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3,700m), 5 to 6 hours walking.

Day 07: Trek from MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (4,100m) and then trek back to Bamboo. 6 to 7 hours walking.

Day 08: Trek from Bamboo to tadapani (2,410m), 6 hours walking.

Day 09: Trek from Tadapani to Ghorepani (2,850m), 5 to 6 hours walking.

Day 10: Trek from Ghorepani to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara, 6 hours walking, 2 hours drive.

Day 11: Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 12: Final departure.

  • Day 01 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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350m
  • Day 02 Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (825m), 6 hours drive, 25 minutes flight:

    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.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Pokhara
    • Altitude: 825m
  • Day 03 Drive to Phedi and trek to Dhampus (1,700m), half an hour drive, 4 hours walking:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Dhampus
    • Altitude: 1,700m
  • Day 04 Trek from Dhampus to Chomrong (2,100m), 5 to 6 hours walking:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Chomrong
    • Altitude: 2,100m
  • Day 05 Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2,800m), 5 to 6 hours walking:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Dovan
    • Altitude: 2,800m
  • Day 06 Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3,700m), 5 to 6 hours walking:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Machhapuchhare Base Camp
    • Altitude: 3,700m
  • Day 07 Trek from MBC to ABC (4,100m) and then trek back to Bamboo 7 to 8 hours walking

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Annapurna Base Camp
    • Altitude: 4,100m
  • Day 08 Trek from Bamboo to Tadapani (2,410m), 7 hours walking:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Tadapani
    • Altitude: 2,410m
  • Day 09 Trek from Tadapani to Ghorepani (2,850m), 5 to 6 hours walking:

    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

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Ghorepani
    • Altitude: 2,850m
  • Day 10 Trek from Ghorepani to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara, 6 hours walking, 2 hours drive:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Pokhara
  • Day 11 Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu:

    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.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 12 Final departure:

    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.