7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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About Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days

7 days Annapurna Base Camp trek is the best option to reach the base of the Annapurna in a short period of time. This breathtaking trek in the heart of the Annapurna Himalayan range is going to be a strenuous trek but with absolutely no requirement of previous trekking experience. However, those who are up for the trek need to be reasonably fit to complete the trek within 7 days. 

Annapurna Base Camp 7 days trek is specially put together for those trekkers who have only a short time with a great thirst and enthusiasm to be at the base of the great Annapurna. This stunning trek is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. The trek to Annapurna Base Camp is well-trodden and takes us through numerous oak and rhododendron forests.

We start our Annapurna Base Camp hiking tour for 7 days in a sub-tropical valley from where we slowly ascend to a glaciated alpine zone. The trek eventually leads us to the Annapurna Base Camp, from where we will be rewarded with breathing views of the marvelous peaks and alpine environments.

7 days ABC trekking holiday is truly one of the most desirable treks among adventure trekkers and adventure lovers. The perfect time to undertake this trek for an even better experience is from March to June and September to December. 

We have been organizing the 7 days ABC hiking holiday as a small group trek. We depart from Pokhara or Kathmandu based on various situations. Join us today and book your trek online, we provide the best guides and optimal services at very pocket-friendly prices. 

Best time to hike Annapurna base camp

With incredible natural views, the 7 days ABC hiking tour's best seasons will be pre or post-monsoon. From the end of March to mid-April or from the end of September to mid-December that is when the views are at its best and clear skies will be available during the entire Annapurna Base Camp trek with Alpine Eco Trek. Highlighting great panoramic views of various famous mountains during this amazing trek in Nepal, traveling during the best season is an absolute recommender. It is also possible to trek to Annapurna Base Camp during January and February but the views will be less and the weather will too cold.

Trekking to ABC during the autumn season

Trekking during the autumn season to Annapurna Base Camp is an excellent choice if you are looking for mild temperatures, clear skies, and low precipitation. This perfect trekking season invites people from all over the world to trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary. If you trek during the late autumn season there will be good chances to have snowfall at Annapurna Base Camp and at the higher elevations.

Trekking to ABC during the spring season

Another perfect time to trek to Annapurna Base Camp is during the spring season. This time all the flowers will be in bloom, a lot of wildlife can be seen and the trees are full of green leaves and life. While most of this amazing trek takes you through jungle terrain, trekking during the spring season to Annapurna Base Camp gives a unique and wonderful experience. With warmer temperatures, the trekking days become more pleasant.

7 Days ABC trek difficult level

The difficulty of trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is set from easy to moderate. Trekking south of the Annapurna Himalayas this incredible trek is more about epic views than difficult trails. Having some steep climbs and depending on which season you go there can be slippery trails. Recommended for novice to experienced trekkers this amazing 7 days Annapurna Base Camp holiday is just perfect for a great holiday in the Himalayas. Being not difficult we are trekking in high altitudes so we do recommend some type of fitness level which we will discuss in the next topic.

Fitness guide for Annapurna Base Camp hike

While it is not necessary to have a perfect fitness level, we do recommend having some type of fitness to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The average trekking hours will be 5 to 7 hours per day and a maximum elevation of about 4100 meters so in order to fully enjoy this trek Alpine Eco Trek advice have at least some type of practice before attempting the 7 days ABC trek in Nepal. Some of our fitness advice will be to do some morning jogging, gym or home fitness, and if possible practice hiking up some hills.

Accommodation for ABC trek local lodge basis

Our accommodation during the 7 days Nepal ABC trek is split up between a hotel overnight in the main cities on a Bed and Breakfast basis and a guesthouse overnight with breakfast lunch and dinner during the trek.

In Kathmandu and Pokhara 
The 7 days ABC hiking holiday is based on starting from Pokhara and ending in Pokhara. Normally hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara is not included in the package but we are happy to book accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara for you as per your budget and choices.

During the Trek
During the trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary and back, we stay at the local guesthouses. The Annapurna region is famed for its hospitable lodges and good food. As we stay at the local guesthouses we are trekking in remote regions, and while most guesthouses have warm water and WIFI access they might not be so luxurious. While trekking breakfast and dinner will be served in the guesthouses and lunch will be packed for a great picnic during the late midday. Alpine Eco Trek does recommend bringing a sleeping bag as it might bring you more comfort during your overnight stay during the trek.

Meals plan for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp

The type of meals you can expect during your trek to Annapurna Base Camp varies from your stay in the main cities and during your trek to base camp. While staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara breakfast is included at the hotel. This is usually continental, local breakfast, or buffet. With lunch and dinner free as per your own choice Thamel and Pokhara both host great places to enjoy Nepal’s delicacies. During the actual trek to Annapurna Base Camp, we can expect amazing dishes in the guesthouses. Tasting those authentic Himalayan dishes in the morning and evening makes you more excited for the next day. Lunch will be packed on the way and enjoyed in a perfect spot with incredible views of the Annapurna mountain ranges.

What should you pack for 7 days of ABC trekking?

As per what type of equipment you need for the 7 days of trekking, standard trekking gear will be sufficient. Most trekking equipment can be bought and rented from Kathmandu or even in Pokhara. We do advise you to make sure to check your equipment before leaving Kathmandu to start your trek to Annapurna Base Camp. With our office always available we also can help you with any type of gear that you do require, but just to be sure we’ll show you a list of what we think you should definitely have. Standard trekking gear includes; Good Mountain shoes, comfortable socks, waterproof trekking back, water bottle sunglasses, a sleeping bag, and if you have lesser experience trekking bring a pair of trekking sticks. Contact us for a comprehensive packing list.  


  • Visit gorgeous Pokhara; A city of lakes and caves, surrounded by Himalayan peaks and tropical hills, go boating on Phewa Lake.
  • Explore the combination of much diversity of landscapes, terrace farming villages, lush rhododendron, and bamboo forests to high altitude landscapes with Annapurna range views.
  • Explore Chhomrong, a beautiful village on the lap of the amazing Annapurna, where majestic Fishtail gets close to you.
  • Get rewarded by the views of towering peaks and vast rock walls.
  • The slow climbing to Annapurna base camp reveals the full splendor of a huge natural amphitheater which will fascinate you with 360-degree views of Himalayan giants including Annapurna I, Fishtail, Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and many more snow-capped peaks.
  • Enjoying hot spring at Jinudana. 

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01:An hour drive from Pokhara to Dhampus Village, trek to Tolka, 4 hrs walking

An hour's drive from Pokhara to Dhampus Village. 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 having lunch in Dhampus 4 hours of scenic walking to Tolka a nice Gurung village. Overnight at guesthouse.   

  • Accommodation:Guesthouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Tolka
  • Maximum Altitude:1,780m

Trekking through rice terraces to Landruk a beautiful Gurung village provides you an excellent view from Landruk trail continues to Jhinu where we can enjoy a natural hot spring at Jhinu danda from here another hour uphill to Chhomrong. Stay at Chhomrong (2040m) towering above the villages is the mighty peak of Annapurna south, with the Fishtail facing it across the valley. 

  • Accommodation:Guesthouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Chhomrong
  • Maximum Altitude:2,150m

Trek through the forest of Kuldighar. The track winds steeply up through deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Himalaya hotel.

  • Accommodation:Guesthouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Himalaya hotel
  • Maximum Altitude:2,350m

A trek of the narrow Modi Khola valley will bring you almost to the base of the M.B.C. Here you will spend a day gazing away at the snow-covered peaks above and the beauty of the landscape around.  

  • Accommodation:Guesthouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Machhapuchre Base Camp
  • Maximum Altitude:3,800m

Early morning hiking to Annapurna Base Camp where you stand in the century, the 360-degree views are breathtaking. Explore the amphitheatre-style Base Camp, visit glaciers and viewpoints. Overnight at the guest house at Base Camp.  

  • Accommodation:Guesthouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Annapurna Base Camp
  • Maximum Altitude:4,100m

Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary) boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding panorama of 360 degrees. We savor the awe-inspiring views of the Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli and other peaks. The climax of our trip almost ends today then we will trek back to Chhomrong which is the easiest descending route. Overnight at guest house. 

  • Accommodation:Guesthouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Chhomrong
  • Maximum Altitude:2200m

Trekking through a flat level after an hour climb down to Kimrong Khola and start ascending you will work through rhododendron forest and nice terraces. Having lunch in Ghandruk, an ideal vantage point in this pristine village offers breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli, continue walking to Birethanti along the terraced fields beneath the splendid panorama of awe-inspiring glaciated Himalayan mountain ranges, from Nayapul drive back to Pokhara. End service.

  • Accommodation:On your own
  • Meals:on
  • Place:Pokhara
  • Maximum Altitude:8,25m


  • The entire land transfers.
  • 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.
  • 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

The trek begins from Pokhara. The accommodations can easily be booked directly from the internet. Despite the fact that this package does not include accommodation in Pokhara but it will be our pleasure to arrange it as per your budget and requirement.

Alpine Eco Trek is always available for any type of inquiry related to the 7 days ABC trek package or other treks and tours. For more info about Tourist visas, you can also visit http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/tourist-visa the official website to apply. Need any other type of assistance or additional information about on-arrival instructions, making your holiday longer, passport rules and regulations, latest permit updates please feel free to contact us at our email


Do I require travel insurance for the 7 Days ABC trip?

While the trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary is not difficult it is required to have travel insurance for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp. Insurance can only work to your advantage and being better safe than sorry is always a good thing. With accidents happening every year by trekkers and mountaineers over the world having travel insurance covering at least helicopter rescue is a must before you can book a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Alpine Eco Trek strongly advises making sure that your travel insurance policy covers also any type of dangers that come with trekking. Travel insurance for trekking in Nepal can be acquired from your own country or via a reliable online travel insurance seller. Make sure to leave a copy with a family member and with our office.

Are there any safety measures while trekking at Annapurna Base Camp?

Being an organizer of treks in Nepal Alpine Eco Trek does take safety measures while trekking to Annapurna Base Camp or any other destinations. With your safety being our main concern we have carefully planned safe trekking routes to Annapurna Base Camp. The trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary is for the most part jungle terrain and the trails can get slippery while descending and ascending. That’s why Alpine Eco Trek makes sure that you are safe, by holding a detailed trek briefing prior to our start to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. With safety instructions and capable guides, we are sure that your safety is always in good hands while you trek with Alpine Eco-Trek in Nepal.

What is the normal group size during a trek to Annapurna Base Camp?

Normal group sizes vary from company to company, at Alpine Eco Trek we take groups from a minimum of 2 to 20 persons. This lets us guide every individual better and focus more on the needs of every group member while we trek to Annapurna Base Camp. As they say smaller groups, better service. At Alpine Eco Trek we let you decide whether you want to join a group or trek privately to Annapurna Base Camp. With this fun way of booking your trek in Nepal you get to choose whether you want to meet new people from around the world or if you want to trek with just your booking and our guide and helpers.

Private Trips or Group Joining

Private trips or group joining for the 7 days hiking to ABC, how does it work? During your booking, if you want to trek privately in Nepal you can just let us know in the message section. This way we are sure to make sure and book you privately and you get to enjoy your trek to Annapurna Base Camp with whoever you had booked with as your plus two or more. During the trek, you’ll be dependent on your pace and do not need to worry about any others that go too fast or can’t keep up. With that your mind trekking privately to Annapurna Base Camp lets you focus more on the incredible views and adventurous trails. Want to join a group? During your booking have a look at our fixed departure schedules. There you can see on what available dates there are open groups and how many persons can still join. Trekking in a joined group of 20 persons is way more cost-effective than trekking privately. Meeting other trekkers and mountain enthusiasts is bound to make your trek a unique experience.

How is a trekking day filled?

A trekking day of the 7 days of ABC hike is filled with incredible views of mountains such as; Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhare and many other giants. Starting the day with the most amazing sunrises in the world, trekking through adventurous trails into the Annapurna Sanctuary and in the late afternoon at our overnight destination is how a trekking day is filled during the Annapurna Base Camp trek. At Alpine Eco Trek we focus on service during the trek, and our team holds daily wake-up calls between 6 and 7 am. This gives you time to wake up and enjoy the morning sun with a healthy breakfast to start the day. While our porters prepare and pack our gear and lunch we get to be ready in time to head out. Trekking about 7 hours a day we try to put more hours before lunch so we can reach as far as possible and in the afternoon to late afternoon arrive at our next village.

What type of guide do I require during my trek to Annapurna Base Camp?

The type of guide that you do require for your trek to Annapurna Base Camp is a government-licensed and well-experienced one. With over 20 years of trekking experience in the Himalayas, our team of guides all meets up to the standards of a professional trekking guide. These mountain masters are sure to make you and back any destination in Nepal. Speaking fluent English and well informing you about all the mountains, cultures, fauna and flora during the trek you experience is bound to be at the best.

How can I book 7 days short ABC trek?

Please send an email or fill up an online booking form on our website and send us a copy of your passport along with a 20 percent down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit processing, the rest we will do from our side.

Can I charge camera batteries along the trek?

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

Want to design your own trekking route to Annapurna Base Camp?

Well, at Alpine Eco trek you can also hand-make your own trek. This unique and fun way lets you decide where you want to go and what actually you want to see or experience during your trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Maybe you want to trek longer by adding another trekking route such as the Mardi Himal trek or you want to make it shorter by removing a day or two from the trek? The choice is yours, just let us know during your booking so we can organize the perfect itinerary according to your requirements.

How to book or enquire about this trip?

For INSTANT BOOKING or QUICK ENQUIRY, please call us now at +977 9851036844 (Ram Kumar) 24 hours available on WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber or send us an email for the best quote and detailed itinerary.   

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