Solo trekking to Annapurna base camp is one of the most popular trekking trips in our company for those people traveling solo. We organize the Annapurna base camp trek for Solo trekkers. Thinking to do ABC hiking and you are alone, no worry we have fixed departure treks for Annapurna base camp, or you can still enjoy the amazing trekking to Annapurna base camp solo with our friendly and honest guide and supporting crew.
Solo Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Explore the combination of much diversity of landscapes, terrace farming villages, lush rhododendron and bamboo forests to high altitude landscapes with Annapurna range views.
- Hike the Annapurna Base Camp for a 360 degree view.
Day 1:Drive or fly Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m), drive (6 hours):
We drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. In Pokhara, receive a final briefing and prepare for the first leg of your Himalayan trek in the afternoon.
Day 2:Drive to Nayapul, trek to Tirkhe Dhunga – 4 to 5 hrs hours:
Drive to the starting point of the trek - Naya Pul - and take an easy stroll along the sub-tropical Modi Khola River Valley to Birethanti (a large village on the old Nepal-Tibet trading route). Pass through the Nepal/Tibet checkpoint before continuing through the intricately-terraced rice paddies, before arriving at Tirkhe Dhunga for an overnight stay.
Day 3:Trek Tirkhe Dhunga / Ghorepani (2,750 m.) – 5 to 6 hrs hours:
From Tirkhe Dhunga, cross a stream before ascending a steep, stone staircase to the large Magar Village at Ulleri (2070 m). Then trek through rhododendron and oak forests; across streams before making a short, final ascent to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti, continue the trek up to Ghorepani (2,850m) for an overnight stay.
Day 4:Morning, excursion to Poon hill (3,193 m.) and trek to Tadapani (2,590 m.) – 6 to 7 hrs hours:
Rise with the sun and ascend to Poon Hill (3,195m) where an awe-inspiring sunrise greets us from over the mountains. Clear climate permitting, experience a magical, panoramic view of the mountains of Dhaulagiri I (8,167m), Annapurna I (8,019m), and Manalsu (8,156m). Also: views of the 6,000-meter-deep Kali Gandaki Gorge and the trans-Himalayan ranges are viewable - forming the border of Nepal with Tibetan China - making this one of Nepal's most sought-after vantage points. After this panoramic treat, descend to the lodge for a late breakfast before continuing onto Ghorepani (2,780m) - an important stop-over on the old trading route to Tibet. From Ghorepani, the walk is all downhill through beautiful forests before arriving at the village of Banthanti - finally ending the day's journey at Tadapani for an overnight stay.
Day 5:Trek Tadapani / Chhomrong (2,340 m.) – 5 hrs hours:
From Tadapani, the trail descends through additional rhododendron and oak forests, arriving at Chhomrung for a midday lunch. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with a tremendously vast view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare. The day closes with an overnight stay in Chhomrung.
Day 6:Trek Chhomrong / Doban (2,505 m.) – 5 hrs hours:
Here, the trail descends via a stone staircase, eventually crossing the Chhomrung Khola. Climb high above the Modi Khola, traveling its west bank, and pass through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. This portion of the day's trek is followed by yet another ascent to Kuldi before finally descending a long, steep, stone staircase to Dovan for an overnight stay.
Day 7:Trek Doban / Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m.) – 6 hrs hours:
From Dovan, climb high above the river, on to the lateral moraine, and down the other side to the glacier. This leg of the journey takes you up the bed of the glacier before finally arriving at the Annapurna Base Camp (4,237m) for an overnight stay.
Day 8:Trek Annapurna Base Camp / Bamboo (2,335 m.) – 6 hrs hours:
Beginning with an early morning ascent for a stunning sunrise and breakfast, the journey returns to Bamboo for an overnight stay.
Day 9:Bamboo to Chhomrung :
Descend a long, stone staircase through bamboo and rhododendrons forests to Kuldi. Continue trekking through beautiful rhododendron forests and down to Sinuwa. From Sinuwa, the trail leads downhill to the Modi Khola, closing the day with a steep climb to Chhomrung where you will remain overnight.
Day 10:Chhomrung to Ghandrung :
From Chhomrung, heads back to Taglung - descending gently through forests to Kummu. Once again, pass Ghandrung - offering, yet another, picturesque, panoramic view of Annapurna South - before ending the day's voyage with an overnight stay in Ghandrung.
Day 11:Ghandrung to Pokhara:
Trek downhill through villages and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar, then onto Nayapul before being transported back to Pokhara for an overnight stay.
Day 12:Explore Pokhara:
King of the clean cities in Nepal, Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the fishtailed summit of Machhapuchhre (6,977 m) rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. At an elevation lower than Katmandu, it has a much more tropical feel to it, a fact well appreciated by the beautiful diversity of flowers, which prosper in its environs. Indeed, the valley surrounding Pokhara is home to thick forests, gushing rivers, emerald lakes, and of course, the world famous views of the Himalaya. Visiting various sacred places throughout Pokhara as well as Fewa Lake and take part in an extensive city tour of Pokhara.
Day 13:Pokhara to Kathmandu:
Depart Pokhara, leaving Tibet and crossing over into Nepal before ending the day in Kathmandu.
- The entire airport picks up and drops.
- Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.
- Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Pohkara return trips 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 (Teahouse) during the trekking period.
- English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
- Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
- 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.
Special offer for Solo Annapurna Base Camp Trekking: If the group size is above 5 people we offer a special price on the Solo Annapurna Base Camp trekking, and for online booking, we have easy, quick, cheap and secure online payment platforms.
Solo Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Note:
If the above Solo Annapurna Base Camp Trekking 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 white water river rafting and Jungle safari in Nepal.
Why choose us?
Alpine Eco Trek is aware that there are many companies seeking your business as you plan your adventure holidays in the Himalayas. We believe we offer the very best value for money and take your safety, comfort and ultimate holiday experience very seriously. Read more
How can I book Annapurna base camp trekking?
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 Annapurna base camp trekking?
This trek is suitable for any walker looking for something adventure and challenging 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 Annapurna base camp trekking?
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 Annapurna base camp trekking 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?
Annapurna base camp trekking is an exciting and adventure trip. We trek up to 4100m walking through villages, green hills, and white snow path 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.
Amazing Solo Annapurna Base Camp Trek
I did Solo Annapurna Base Camp trek with Alpine Eco Trek, the trek was nice experience with spectacular views, well planned by the company so it was much easier than I expected. I felt very safe and well taken care of by my guide Ramesh, All in all, the trek was an unforgettable experience for me. Thank you, Ram and highly recommended Alpine Eco Trek team.