Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek 13 days

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek 13 days

US$ 349

Private tour departure everyday of the year
Group discount is available/have a big group? we can help

Group size: Min 2-10 Max People

Max-Altitude: 4130m/13549

Destination: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal

No. of Days: 13 days

Activity: Trekking

Travel by: Private vehicle & bus

Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Accommodation: Hotel in city & lodge in trek

Meal: none


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1.Magnificent view of mountains and surroundings from Annapurna Base Camp.
2.Astonishing sight of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and many others.
3.Enjoying the local cultures and tradition of Gurung communities.
4.Beautiful view of the sunrise over silver mountains from the top of Poonhill.
5.Taking the routes of beautiful Rhododendron forest and routes filled with prayer flags.
6.View of endangered animals and birds on the routes of Annapurna Conservation Area.


Budget Annapurna base camp trekking is guarded by Annapurna Conservation authority. It is important to have trekking licenses from Conservation for this trek. The region is one of the most straightforward trekking ranges in Nepal and it is extremely popular trekking as well. Ambition Himalaya Trekking team helps you with the precise and well-defined materials required for trekking, schedule, guide, necessary trekking papers and documents and detail cost of trips.

Budget Annapurna base camp trekking starts from Nayapul following an hour driving from Pokhara. You will be getting a charge out of the outing collaborating with the neighborhood individuals and their regular way of life along the climbing trail to Annapurna base camp. The trail is ruled by the Rhododendron backwoods and ethnic groups that will make you feel warm and comfortable along with the view of beautiful mists and vegetations. Poon Hill (3210 meters) is a phenomenal viewpoint of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu extend. The rising and dropping trail drives you to Chhomrong by means of Tadapani going through the green countryside valley.The trail is tough that passes Machhapuchhre base camp and lastly reaches to the Annapurna base camp,(4130m) which is fully surrounded by beautiful hillsides. Mt. Annapurna (8091 meters) is the tenth most astounding top on the planet, which is an essential fascination of this trek alongside heavenly Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Himchuli, and the encompassing pinnacles. The sight of dawn from the base camp over the snow secured pinnacles is just exceptional and breathtaking. Through the declining trail, you trek to Phedi or Nayapul following the routes of Jhinu and then a long drive to Pokhara.

Trip Route: Kathmandu- Pokhara - Poonhill- Chhomrung- MBC- ABC - Pothana- Pokhara -Kathmandu
Best Month: September to December and March to May

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu( 1300 m),and transfer to respective Hotel

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT],6-7 hours, transfer to Hotel

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul by private vehicle, start trek to Tikhedhunga [1540M / 5052FT] 3-4 hours walk

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani [2860M / 9383FT] 6-7 hours walk

Day 05: Morning hike to Poon Hill [3210M / 10,531FT],1-2 hours & trek to Tadapani [2590M / 8497FT] 4-5  hours walk

Day 06: Tadapani to Sinuwa [2340M / 7677FT] 6-7 hours walk

Day 07: Sinua to Deurali [3100M/10170FT] 5-6 hours walk

Day 08: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp [4130M / 13,549FT],4-5 hours, exploring the base camp

Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp and then trek back to Bamboo [2340M / 7677FT] 6-7 hours walk

Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu [1780M / 5839FT] 5-6 hours walk

Day 11: Jhinu to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara [1070M / 3510FT] 6-7 hours and drive by private vehicle

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT],6-7 hours drive 

Day 13: Departure or extend your trip

Important Note

We prioritize your safety all the time while traveling with Ambition Himalaya Treks & Expeditions. We want our valuable guests and staffs to be in safe environment thus we gave full authorize to your leaders to modify, cancel or update any part of the itinerary if it is considered necessary due to safety concerns. Ambition Himalaya promises that we will do our best to stick with planned itinerary however natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions or any other mishap may force us to change the planned itinerary and we would seek for your understanding on these concerns. Our leaders will be happy to give you necessary information and discuss with you before changing the itinerary.

Safety Concerns

Trekking is simply not just walking. Some of our trips are extremely adventurous and needs serious efforts to complete them successfully. We kindly request all our valuable guests to come well prepared before doing any of these extreme treks. Buying proper and reliable insurance coverage with Helicopter Evacuation on emergency is the most important thing before starting the adventures. Sometimes, our treks are done in extremely remote places where you will have no access to outer world. On serious injuries or sickness Helicopter can be the only mean to evacuate you. In other hand bad weather conditions can also ruin the whole adventures. So, we say

"Get prepared first and enjoy the adventure without worrying"

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu( 1300 m),and transfer to respective Hotel

Today you will land on Kathmandu Valley - a city rich in culture, traditions, monuments, and history. In Tribhuvan International airport our representative will be waiting to pick you up. Then you will be transported back to the respective hotel. At the hotel, you can relax and roam around the streets of Kathmandu if you have energy left. In the evening, we will be welcoming you with delicious Nepali dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant. There you can enjoy the traditional cultural dance as well.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT],6-7 hours, transfer to Hotel

Today we will be taking our private vehicle to reach to Pokhara. Moving to Pokhara by drive will be longer yet gives us unique perspectives of nature on the bank of the rivers along through wonderful and natural hill sides. The roadway to Pokhara is not smooth as the roads we find in Kathmandu as it is rough in many spots. After a long tiring journey in the vehicle, we will finally reach Pokhara. Then you will be transported to your respective hotel and get some refreshment. After gathering some energy we begin our stroll in the city of Pokhara. Pokhara is far cleaner than Kathmandu as it is one of the cleanest city in Nepal.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul by private vehicle, start trek to Tikhedhunga [1540M / 5052FT] 3-4 hours walk

After a night in Pokhara, we will make our destination to Nayapul and then to Tikhedhunga. In the very first hour of the morning, we will have our breakfast in the Hotel and begin our journey with a drive to reach Nayapul before we start our trek. The drive to Nayapul is around one and half hours through wonderful hill sides of Annapurna district filled with extraordinary views. Taking a private vehicle will most likely be more comfortable in comparison to making a trip in local transport. Once we reach Nayapul, we will begin strolling which we will call trekking later on. The trail begins with simple down and flat before beginning our way to Tikhedhunga. Once we reach Birethanti [1080M/3543FT] the trial will begin moving through typical villages of Annapurna regions known as Matathanti, Ramgai, Sudame, Hille. After walking through these villages we will begin our trek to Tikhedhunga following the thundering Modi River. Trekking to Tikhedhunga is not troublesome and the trail is very simple to walk. The villages we encounter throughout this route are densely settled and we are far from the noisy city and vehicle noises. After a long journey, we will reach Tikhedhunga. In Tikhedhunga our guide will be preparing and giving us some knowledge for our next day trip.

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani [2860M / 9383FT] 6-7 hours walk

We will have our morning breakfast in the Hotel and begin our trekking to Ghorepani. The trek begins by following the trails of Modi River which we will be crossing it with some high suspension bridges. After crossing the river, the route starts to begin uphill and difficult for an hour or somewhat more to reach to Ulleri Village [2080M/6824FT]. From the center of this trail to Ulleri we will see Annapurna South and later on Hiun Chuli and Mt. Fishtail. The town is very thick. The places available in this path offers a good hospitality and resources to the trekkers. Moving on we will pass a few other little villages like Banthanti [2300M/7545FT.] and Nangethanti [2450M/8038FT]. Proceeding with the trekking inside the Rhododendron forests, we will be reaching our today’s point Ghorepani Village. These Rhododendron forests look stunning amid March - Late April. The town is one of the greatest towns of the entire trekking and offers you lovely perspectives of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Dhaulagiri run and so forth.

Day 05: Morning hike to Poon Hill [3210M / 10,531FT],1-2 hours & trek to Tadapani [2590M / 8497FT] 4-5  hours walk

Today we will make a climb to Poon Hill. Poonhill is the most exciting and amazing place in comparison to other places in this trekking period. We are certain that Ghorepani Trekking without going to Poon Hill see point will be worthless. Poon Hill is the heavenly view point and offers you astonishing sights of the considerable number of mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. We should begin our climb in the very first hour in the morning with the goal that we can achieve the highest point of Poon Hill before the sun ascends over the Himalayas. This view of the sunrise over the silver mountains is basically stunning. From the highest point of the Poon Hill, we will have amazing views of mountains like Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Dhampus Peak, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Barah Sikhar, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri South, Tukuche and other beautiful mountains. After enjoying the breathtaking view from the top of Poonhill we will march back to our hotel and have some warm breakfast.

After having our breakfast we will start our trek towards Tadapani. At first, the trail moving to Deurali [2990M/9809FT] and goes down to Banthanti [2520M/8267FT] and then to Tadapani. The trail to Tadapani is up-down yet provides an excellent view and walk inside the green forests of Rhododendrons, Oaks and Bamboo. Finally, we will be reaching Tadapani where we will be making our overnight stay.

Day 06: Tadapani to Sinuwa [2340M / 7677FT] 6-7 hours walk

After a night at Tadapani, we will be moving down from Tadapani to the Kimrong Khola which basically offers the great sights of the upper Modi valley. Once we cross the river with high suspension bridges, the trail follows up to the Gurung village. Additionally, trek start to become tough and difficult for thirty minutes. After that point, we will land in the village called Chhomrong (2210m) which lies at the base of Himal Chuli. Chhomrong is the greatest Gurung settlement in this valley and here we will be having our lunch. After Lunch, our trek leads us to Sinuwa. The trail to reach Sinuwa is downhill and peaceful as we will be walking by beautiful hillsides. After a long and tiring walk for the day, we will reach a little hill place called Sinuwa hill.

Day 07: Sinua to Deurali [3100M/10170FT] 5-6 hours walk

After breakfast, we will make our way towards Deurali. Today our trail starts to follow the Rainforest for the main stop in Bamboo and then proceeds to The Dival. Walking on for a long time we will make our rest in the Himalaya Hotel and have our lunch. After lunch, we proceed with our trek going to Deurali through an uninhabited forests territory to Deurali.

Day 08: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp [4130M / 13,549FT],4-5 hours, exploring the base camp

After Breakfast, we will take the trail which proceeds into the Machhapuchre Base Camp for our lunch. While following this route we will have the closest view of the mountains like Machhapuchre along Annapurna I and Gangapurna. This day will lead you to the core of the sanctuary at the Annapurna Base Camp for an overnight stay. The trail is tough and difficult for a couple of hours passing a couple of roofless shepherds lodges at the edge of a moraine and this territory is blustery and regularly snowbound. This is the heavenly landscape of the Himalaya region which can be seen infrequently. Once we reach Annapurna Base Camp, you will have the entire day to explore and unwind the base camp according to your need.

Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp and then trek back to Bamboo [2340M / 7677FT] 6-7 hours walk

The main beauty of this trek is to have a morning view of the sunrise over the silver mountains like Mt Annapurna I from the top of Annapurna Base Camp. The sight you will have is just unforgettable and mesmerizing. This experience will give you the memories you can cherish for your whole lifetime.

After an extraordinary time in ABC, we will then start our trek to reach Bamboo for the overnight stay. In Bamboo, there are few shelters which are available for the trekkers. You can rest and enjoy the night with a decent and beautiful sight of the numerous snow-capped mountains.

Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu [1780M / 5839FT] 5-6 hours walk

After a peaceful night in Bamboo, we will make our way to Jhinu. We will have our morning breakfast and then start our trek following the trails of Khuldi Ghar and to Sinuwa hill and then a nonstop trek to reach to Chhomrong. In Chhomrong we will have our lunch and gather some energy for the road ahead. After lunch, the trek steeply moves down towards the Jhinu Danda for an overnight stay. In Jhinu Danda, you can explore towards common hot spring down to the stream and enjoy the hot shower.

Day 11: Jhinu to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara [1070M / 3510FT] 6-7 hours and drive by private vehicle

Today will be the last day in this beautiful Annapurna region. In the morning, we will have our breakfast and then make our way to Nayapul. The place where we took our first step towards our trekking. After reaching Nayapul, we will take a ride to reach Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, you will be transported to your hotel.

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT],6-7 hours drive 

Making the most from this expedition, we will leave beautiful snow capped the Himalayas behind and will begin our journey back to Kathmandu. The trip to Kathmandu is around 6 hours by the drive. Once we reach Kathmandu following the same path as we took in our second day, you will be transported back to your respective hotel. Here you will have the opportunity to say goodbye to your guide and porter and get ready for the takeoff for your journey back to home.

Day 13: Departure or extend your trip

Today will be your last day in beautiful country Nepal. You will be transported to the airport from where you will be departing back to your own place collecting all the memories from the Himalayas and beautiful Annapurna region.

US$ 349/ per person Valid for minimum 2 person

Cost Include

  • Pickup and drop service before and after the trek by our private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu as per Itinerary
  • Tourist bus Service kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Accommodation Pokhara as per Itinerary
  • Use of private vehicle Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara
  • Necessary papers and trekking permits ( ACAP permit and TIMS permit )
  • Accommodations in lodge during the trek.
  • Well trained guide for trekking along with his salary and transportation costs, foods, accommodations, and insurance.
  • For groups over 6 people - assistant guide (includes salary, accommodation, meal, and insurance)
  • Basic equipment for trekking such as down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag and  which must be returned after completing the trek.
  • First aid kit with the expert hand.
  • Ambition Himalaya T-Shirt
  • Expedition taxes, paper works, and company service charges for the trek.
  • A traditional welcome dinner in typical Nepali restaurant at the time of arrival.
  • Certificate of achievement can be prepared along with the signature of company director and your local guide (only if requested).

Cost Excludes

  1. Food and drinks in trekking and city
  2. porter ( If you need we can provide in additional cost)
  3. Excludes overseas airfares such as visa fees ($ 25 for 15 days, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days ),
  4. Travel, emergency rescue charge and insurance.
  5. Wi-fi Charger, Battery charging bill during the trek
  6. Activities not mentioned in itinerary and extra porter charge also.
  7. Extra costs caused by natural disaster,early arrival etc.
  8. Extra incentives such as tips, gifts, gratuities for the guide
  9. Any benefits not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless indicated on booking of the trekking.

Regarding personal equipment all trekkers need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down Jacket, pullovers, neck scarf, etc. for Evening/night/morning use, Sun Hat, casual warm clothing for day use, some pairs of good quality socks Apart from above please bring slippers, suntan lotions and personal medication.

Here is the list of recommended gears for trekking in Nepal. Depending on the trekking route, days, season etc. these gear list can be different. Please consider with us before starting your journey. Some of these items are not compulsory and optional. Some items are only recommended for high altitude treks.


Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses [real ones, with true UV protection]

Lower Body:

Under Garments, Comfortable hiking shorts, Lightweight cotton long pants, Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms, Fleece or wool pants [seasonal], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, Warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots with spare laces, Sandals [flip-flops for use after a day trekking and to go to the bathroom & washroom], Gaiters [For high altitude trekking and crossing passes]

Upper Body:

T-shirts, Light and expedition weight thermal tops, Fleece jacket or pullover Gloves [warmth], Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket [optional], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell jacket, Down vest and/or jacket *


One microfiber towel [most guesthouses on the trek do not give towels; quick-dry], Sleeping bag rated to zero degree centigrade,* DSLR / Digital camera with spare battries, Headlamp [e.g. Petzl Zoom] with spare bulbs and batteries, Trekking bag with rain cover / Duffel bag,* Comfortable daypack, Trekking Poles, Water bottle / came bags, Ear Plug [rooms are divided by thin woods so better to avoid noise from other rooms]


Multipurpose soap [preferably biodegradable], Deodorants, Nail clippers, Sun block / face and body moisturizer, Tooth brush / toothpaste [preferably biodegradable], Feminine hygiene products, Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes [baby wipes], Tissue / toilet rolls, Anti-bacterial hands wash, Water purifier [Better than using mineral water to keep the mountain clean]

Extras / Luxuries:

Adaptors [Nepal two prong, 220 volt plug; or just an international, universal adaptor], Multi tool [Swiss Army Knife, Leatherman tool], Personal snacks [candy bars & cookies can also be bought in Kathmandu, Pokhara or at every guesthouse], Sewing Kit [Sometime it’s very useful], Superglue, Books for reading on free time, Cell / mobile phone, Trail Map / Guide book,* Ipod / Walkman / Mp3 Player / Mp4 Player, Pens / Pencils and small notebooks, Games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards

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