Annapurna Base Camp Trek

A spectacular journey through diverse landscapes and ethnic cultures

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Trip Overview

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Taktok Brothers through the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. This classic and rewarding trek is renowned for its natural tranquility and adventure, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a memorable experience within a limited timeframe.

The trek unfolds in the heart of the Annapurna Conservation Area, offering a rich blend of diverse landscapes and cultural encounters. Beginning in the bustling city of Kathmandu, the trail leads to the picturesque tourist haven of Pokhara. En route to the Annapurna Base Camp, you’ll traverse through charming villages with terraced farmlands, ascending from paddy and maize fields to dense Rhododendron and Bamboo forests. As you ascend further, the landscape transforms into an alpine ecosystem, culminating in the glacial basins of the Annapurna Sanctuary, where panoramic views of snow-covered giants await. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of the first sunlight touching the sparkling snow, casting a golden hue—a moment etched in memory.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers not only natural wonders but also a cultural tapestry. While the lowlands are predominantly inhabited by Brahmins and Chhetris, the upper regions are home to vibrant communities of Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis.

Best Time for ABC Trek

Although treks are feasible year-round with proper preparations, the optimal seasons for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek are Spring (March, April, and May) and Autumn (September, October, November, and December). Monsoon brings the risk of landslides and road blockages, while winter temperatures may be too harsh. For those seeking a wild adventure, Taktok Brothers can organize the trek at any time of the year upon special request.

Preparation for the ABC Trek

Considered moderately challenging, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek features organized trails and well-equipped lodges and tea houses along the route, ensuring a comfortable journey. Suitable for individuals with proper physical fitness and minimal or no experience in high-altitude trekking, this trek beckons adventurers to explore its wonders.

  • Season
  • Destination
    Annapurna Region
  • Duration
    13 Days
  • Altitude
    4,130 m
  • Groups
    1-20 Peoples
  • Walk per day
    5-6 Hours


Your adventure begins with a warm welcome from our representative at the airport. After completing arrival formalities, you'll be transferred to a comfortable hotel to relax and explore Thamel, setting the stage for the trek that awaits.

  • Altitude 1400 m
  • Meals N/A
  • Accomodation 3-5 Star Hotel

Embark on a short flight to Pokhara, followed by a scenic drive to Ulleri in a private jeep. The trek to Ghorepani unfolds through enchanting Rhododendron, pine, sisal, and Deodar forests. A cozy lodge awaits your arrival, providing a perfect setting for a delightful dinner.

  • Altitude 2800 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel/Lodge

Early morning ascends to the renowned Poon Hill, offering mesmerizing sunrise views over the Annapurna Massif. The trek continues to Tadapani through Pine and Rhododendron forests, with Banthanti as a notable landmark.

  • Altitude 3200 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel/Lodge

Post-breakfast, the trail descends steeply to Chhomrong, traversing lush forests. A Gurung Village provides a cultural interlude during lunch, and Chhomrong becomes the tranquil overnight stop.

  • Altitude 2170 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel/Lodge

The journey descends further, crossing stone staircases and a suspension bridge over Chhomrong River. Moving through dense forests, the trek eventually ascends to Kuldi and descends steeply to Dovan.

  • Altitude 2600 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel/Lodge

From Dovan, the trail winds along narrow Modi Khola Valley, revealing rugged terrain and dense forests. Arrive at Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) for captivating views of Annapurna, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre.

  • Altitude 3700 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Enjoy a fulfilling breakfast at MBC, descending along the mountain pass to Annapurna South Base Camp. Capture majestic Himalayan views before descending back to MBC for a restful evening.

  • Altitude 4200 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

The trail descends to Dovan through a captivating landscape of Rhododendron, Oak, Pine, and Bamboo forests. Find tranquility in Bamboo for an overnight stay.

  • Altitude 2310 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

Embark on the trail towards Jhinu Danda, known for its natural hot springs. Traverse a steep descent, ascend stone staircases to Chomrong, and descend again to Jhinu Danda for a relaxing overnight stay.

  • Altitude 1780 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Lodge/Teahouses

From Jhinu Danda, trek to Kyumi, a picturesque village along the Modi Khola. Take a private jeep to Pokhara, where the lakeside and Tal Barahi temple await exploration.

  • Altitude 850 m
  • Meals Breakfast And Lunch
  • Accomodation 3-5 Star Hotel

Discover the charms of Pokhara, with options for mountain flights, paragliding, zip-lining, and visits to Mahendra Cave, Davis Falls, The World Peace Stupa, and more.

  • Altitude 850 m
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Accomodation 3-5 Star Hotel

A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu offers village vistas. Explore Thamel in the evening and join for a heartfelt farewell dinner.

  • Altitude 1400 m
  • Meals Breakfast And Farewell Dinner
  • Accomodation 3-5 Star Hotel

Goodbye with a morning visit to Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath. Our representative will drop you at the airport, concluding your memorable journey.

  • Altitude 1400 m
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Accomodation N/A


  • Hassle-free transfers to and from the airport.
  • Comfortable and secure land transportation facilitated by Jeep.
  • Twin bed sharing with bed and breakfast to kickstart your journey on a comfortable note.
  • Bed and breakfast in Pokhara for a relaxing stay before and after your trek.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit Charges and TIMS Card Fees for a seamless trekking experience.
  • A professional trekking guide to navigate the trails and provide insights into the region.
  • One porter for every two members, ensuring your luggage is taken care of throughout the journey.
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage, including meals, transportation, and daily wages for both guide and porter.
  • Enjoy three hearty meals a day and comfortable lodging during the entire trek.
  • All necessary Nepal Government taxes included.


  • Airfare for international flights to and from Nepal.
  • The entry visa fee payable at the airport terminal upon arrival.
  • Entrance fees for monuments in Kathmandu and Pokhara, in case you choose to visit such places.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara to offer flexibility in food choices.
  • Travel or medical insurance and emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Costs of a personal nature, including telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, cold drinks, etc.
  • Charges for mineral water and boiled water during the trek.
  • Expenses related to personal trekking equipment.
  • Charges for obtaining a permit for drone usage.
  • Additional charges for baggage exceeding 15kg.
  • All expenses incurred if an early departure from the trek is desired.
  • Tips for the guide and porter to appreciate their valuable assistance.
  • Charges for camera/cellphone battery recharge while on the trek.
  • Any expenses or services not explicitly mentioned in the Cost Inclusions section.

Trip Notes

Please take note of the following important information for your Annapurna Base Camp trek with Taktok Brothers:

  1. Transportation Options to Pokhara:
    • You can choose either domestic flights or road travel to reach Pokhara.
    • In the event of flight cancellations or road blockages due to unforeseen circumstances, clients are responsible for covering expenses for additional days’ food and accommodation. However, all expenses for guides and staff will be covered by the company.
    • If you prefer alternative arrangements such as helicopter flights, additional costs will apply.
  2. Missed International Flights:
    • Taktok Brothers will not be liable for any refund or compensation in case of missed international flights.
    • Trekking in the Himalayas is subject to uncertainties, so it’s advised to keep your flight tickets flexible and ensure travel insurance coverage.
  3. Handy Information:
    • Carry two copies of your passport and photos, and bring necessary medications.
    • Keep your luggage lightweight, carrying only essential items.
    • Bring a reusable water bottle and a side bag for valuables like phones, cameras, and money.
    • Avoid wearing jewelry and other valuables during the trek.
    • Pack lightweight cotton clothes for Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • Maintain a safe distance from animals and wild plants.

Feel free to contact us for any further assistance or special requests. We look forward to providing you with a memorable and safe expedition experience.

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Our client reviews

Lisa Ligina

November 5, 2023

Taktok Brothers made my trek in Nepal an unforgettable experience. The entire trip, from planning to execution, was seamless. The team’s deep understanding of the local culture added a unique layer to the adventure. If you want an authentic trekking experience, Taktok Brothers are the ones to go with!

David De-Gia

November 5, 2023

My trek with Taktok Brothers was a dream come true. The staff’s passion for the mountains and their commitment to responsible tourism shone through at every step. I’ll cherish the memories of this journey, and I’m already planning my next adventure with them.

Maria D-Closk

November 5, 2023

I can’t say enough good things about Taktok Brothers! Their attention to safety and the overall well-being of their clients is commendable. The trek was challenging yet rewarding, and I always felt in good hands. If you’re looking for a trekking company in Nepal, these guys are the real deal.

James Cook

November 5, 2023

Taktok Brothers provided a well-organized and memorable trekking adventure in Nepal. Their guides are not only experts in the trails but also wonderful companions. We trekked through remote villages and breathtaking scenery, and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. This company comes highly recommended!

Sarah James

November 5, 2023

I had an incredible trekking experience with Taktok Brothers! From the moment I arrived in Nepal, their team took care of every detail. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and made the trek enjoyable. The stunning landscapes and cultural experiences made this trip unforgettable. I highly recommend them for your next adventure!

Luis Stitzinger

November 5, 2023

I am aware that even though being a mere entity in this cosmic drama, I have braved plethora of hardships and have languished at the other side of the rainbows.

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