Annapurna basecamp camp & poon hill trek 12 days

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Poonhill and Annapurna Basecamp trek starts from the altitude 1070m and it leads up to 4130m high above the sea level. It's a moderate and a simple trek of Annapurna Region. This is an ideal trek to explore the rhododendron forest, modi khola , stunning sparkling rivers, Annapurna mountains and  some villages of  Gurung and Magar ethncis people.

Notable Mountains

Annapurna I 8091m(tenth highest mountain of the world), Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, fishtail 6993m, Annapurna III 7555m , Gangapurna 7425m 

Trip Itineraries

Day 1 - kathmandu to pokhara by tourist bus(800m) 6-8 hrs

Early morning drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. It will take around 6-7 hours but it depends upon the road condition. On a way we will pass through some villages of central Nepal  with the beautiful landscapes of high hills, mountains and rivers. Overnight at the hotel near to lakeside.

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Distance : 200km
Time : 420 min
Altitude Gain : -650 m
Duration : 7-8 hrs

Day 2 - Drive to Nayapool (1070m) by jeep and same day trek till Tikhedhunga(1540m) 5h of trek

Early morning after breakfast drive to Nayapol via  Naundanda, Kande and Lumle.  Than our trek starts through the simple trial with the beautiful landscapes of high hills, waterfalls, forest and rivers. We will pass by the villages like Birenthanti, Sudame, Hile before arriving to our destination Tikhedhunga. Overnight at local lodge.

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Distance : jeep 38 km trek 9 km
Time : 360 min
Altitude Gain : 740 m
Duration : 6 hrs

Day 3 - Tikhedhuna to Ghorepani(2880m) 6hrs of trek

Today It's going to be a physical day. There are lots of up hills through stairs. Early morning after breakfast we will start to climb till Ulleri. It’s a small village on the top of hill with the beautiful view of villages and Mt Annapurna South. From Ulleri we will continue to go upwards inside the dense forest of pine, rhododendron and other different species of plants. After passing some small villages like Banthanti and Nangethanti we will reach to our destination Ghorepani. It's a small village surrounded by the view of Dhaulagiri mountains. Majority of people who lives in this village are of magar ethnics.

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Distance : 14km
Time : 360 min
Altitude Gain : 1340 m
Duration : 6hrs

Day 4 - Early morning hike till poonhill(3210m) for sunrise and same day trek till Tadapani (2630m). 5h30 min.

Poonhill is a famous destination for early morning sunrise and for the panoramic view of huge mountains The day starts early to catch up the sunrise at Poonhill. The trail is mostly upward through stairs. It will take around one hour to reach at the top of hill. From Poonhill we will have the stunning views of Mt Dhaulagiri ,Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri, Machhapuchre and other peaks. After sunrise we will head back to Ghorepani. from Ghorepani to tadapani there both uphills and downhills. We will climb through the hills crossing the rhododendron forest and descend till we reach to Banthanti. After Banthanti the trial leads inside the rhododendron forest and will descend for a few minutes and start to climb steep till we reach to our destination Tadapani.

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Distance : 13 km
Time : 390 min
Altitude Gain : +330 m -250 m
Duration : 6h30 min

Day 5 - Tadapani to upper Sinuwa (2350m) 6 hrs

We will continue to descend through the rhododendron forest passing by the villages like Chulie and Ghurjung. the trial is mostly downhill with the beautiful landscapes of high hills and mountains. After having meal we will continue our journey and after a short trek we will reach to Chhomrong. A beautiful village of magar ethnics. From Chhomrong we will continue to descend till the end of village and continue to climb till we reach to Upper Sinuwa va Lower Sinuwa. Overnight at local lodge.

Some Information

Distance : 14 km
Time : 360 min
Altitude Gain : -280 m
Duration : 6 hrs

Day 6 - Upper Sinuwa to Deurali (3200m) 6hrs

Today trail is mostly uphill .On a way we will have an amazing view of MT Fishtail. After a few hours we will start to descend to Bamboo and continue to climb till Dovan. After having lunch we will continue to walk inside the forest. We will pass by Himalayas before reaching to our destination D3urali. Overnight at local lodge

Some Information

Distance : 11 km
Time : 360 min
Altitude Gain : 850 m
Duration : 6 hrs

Day 7 - Deurali to Annapurna base camp (4130m) 3h30 min to 4 hrs

Today as well the trail is mostly upward as we will be climbing to Annapurna Basecamp. After Deurali we will be walking in open valley with stunning views of Mt Annapurna South (7219m), Mt Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt fishtail(6993m). After few hours of climb we will reach to our destination Annapurna Base Camp(4130m) via Machhapuchre Base Camp(3700m). Overnight at local lodge.

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Distance : 7.7 km
Time : 240 min
Altitude Gain : 930 m
Duration : 4 hrs

Day 8 - Annapurna basecamp to Bamboo(2130m) 6 hrs

Wake up early for sunrise over the Annapurna mountain and explore the glacier valley of Annapurna I (8091m) 10th highest mountain of the world. After breakfast we will descend by the same way till we reach to Bamboo. The trail is mostly downhill , we will pass by Machhapuchre Base Camp, Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan before arriving to our destination. Overnight at local lodge.

Some Information

Distance : 16.7 km
Time : 360 min
Altitude Gain : - 2000 m
Duration : 6 hrs

Day 9 - Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m) 5h30 min

The trail continues inside the sub tropical forest and we will be both climbing and descending all the way till we reach to Chhomrong with the spectacular views of Annapurna South, Machhapuchre and Hiunchuli. After Chhomrong we will mostly descend till we arrive at Jhinu Danda. Evening time visit the Natural hot spring. overnight at local lodge.

Some Information

Distance : 8.5 km
Time : 330 min
Altitude Gain : -350 m
Duration : 5h30 min

Day 10 - Jhinu Danda to Pothana(1990m) 6 hrs

We will continue to descend till New bridge and a short climb till Landruk. Landruk is a beautiful village of gurung ethnic. From landruk to tolka the trail simple as there are no huge climbs. After having lunch at tolka we will continue to climb till deurali and with a beautiful landscapes of high hills and mountain. After Deurali we will be descending through the beautiful forest before arriving to our destination Pothana. Overnight at local lodge.

Some Information

Distance : 17 km
Time : 360 min
Altitude Gain : 210 m
Duration : 6 hrs

Day 11 - Pothana to Dhampus(1650m) 30-40 min trek and same day drive to Pokhara(800m) 2 hrs

Early morning we will descend till Dhampus . A small village with the beautiful landscape of Annapurna mountains. from Dhampus we will drive to Pokhara. at Pokhara free time for shopping and visiting. Overnight at hotel near to lakeside.

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Distance : trek 4 km jeep 25 km
Time : 180 min
Altitude Gain : - 1190 m
Duration : 3 hrs

Day 12 - Pokhara to Kathmandu(1450m) by bus 7 hrs

Early morning we will take a tourist bus and drive back to Kathmandu. The duration of the bus is 6-7 hours. during the way we will have the last view of Annapurna mountains.
Overnight at Kathmandu hotel

Some Information

Distance : 200 km
Time : 420 min
Altitude Gain : 650 m
Duration : 7 hrs

Trip Info


Our team will be waiting with your name on a paper board to welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport. And help you to drop at your hotel by private vehicles.

Following day

Discuss and brief about the trek and verify all your trekking equipment’s

to ensure you have all the important gears. And will help you to buy the missing gears.

How many kg Maximum for porter?

W provide 1 porter for two clients. so,the maximum weight is 8-10 kg per person.

We provide duffle bags for each member to carry during the trek as duffle bags are easy to transfer.

First Aid kit

We carry normal stuffs like bandages, creams and paracetamols but we don't provide any medicines to our guest as we are not licensed. We provide just normal first aid kit and  request you to carry all your personal medicines.

Emergency Rescue

We request all our clients to bring or send us your travel insurance papers for the emergency evacuations. We help to provide the quick helicopter service if anything occur during the trek.


This Package dosesn’t include Kathmandu meals and soft beverages like tea and coffee.

During the trip 

we provide three time meals every day(breakfast, lunch and dinner)

soft beverages like tea/coffee/hot lemon/ginger tea 3-4 cups a day.

 fruit desserts and soups every day.  

And if you wants to take extra foods and drinks than its on you. It doesn’t include in package.




This package doesn’t include Kathmandu Hotels but If you want us to manage at Kathmandu than we do manage hotels as per your demand.

During the trip every day you will be sleeping inside the good and furnished hotels. Rooms might not be same when you trek in higher altitude. But our guides will manage better one for you.


This package doesn’t include the transportation service inside Kathmandu valley except airport pick and drop up.

We will use comfortable and deluxe tourist bus for both ways Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Private jeep from Pokhara to  Nayapool and  Dhampus to  pokhhara


                              Thank you    Namaste

Trip Included

Transportation services  during the treks
Accommodations for 10 days including two night in pokhara
Breakfast and lunch for 11 days during the trip and dinner for 10 days.
Airport drop pick up (free)
Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee 
Trekkers Information management system (TIMS CARD) fee
Experience trekking guide with assistant guides and porters 
All the meals of guides, porters and Sherpas during the trip 
Insurance of trekking staffs (guide,porter and Sherpa)
Arrangement of helicopter for the evacuation if health problem occurs during the trip (funded by your travel insurance )

Trip Excluded

This price doesn’t include the foods and accommodation of Kathmandu hotel 

Additional foods and drinks during the trip 

Travel insurance of clients 

Visa fee 

Toiletries material like, toilet paper, shampoo, soaps 

Wifi service during trek

Hot shower 

Beverages like beer, rum , mineral waters, hot water, juice. 

Tips for the guide,porter and sherpa (recomended)

Additional days foods and accommodation during the trip incase of blockage of roads. 

All the services that are not mention above

Trip Equipments

Trekking bags

Trekking Shoes

Trekking bags

Trekking shoes(gortex)

Trekking stick

Front head light

Personal medicines

Light Sleeping bags

Water proof and wind cheater jackets 


Sun screen

Down jackets

Warm polaires(sweater)

Warm gloves