Annapurna Base camp trek – 8 Days | 2020/2021 Updated

by Himalayan Local Guide Nepal Trekking and Tours



Trip Duration: 8 - days
Destination: Nepal.
Best season: March, April and May & September, October and November.
Activity: Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days.
Per day Hiking: 3 - 7 hours
Elevation:(Minimum 1070m)and Maximum (4130m)
Trek cost:U$D 470-520
Group size:1-20 peoples
Trip Difficulty: Challenging.
Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge/Hotel during the Trek.
Meals included: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek.
Transportation: Bus/Jeep/Van
Trekking starting point: phedi
Trekking Ending point:Siwai or Nayapul


Annapurna Base camp trek - 8 Days. It could be a wonderful journey for trekkers who have a short time to travel around The Annapurna Himalayas regions with Himalayan Local Guide. This trek route is one of the astonishing and awfully praised trekking paths in the Annapurna areas. The Annapurna Base camp trek – 8 Days provides the superior of the assortment of nature and ethnic culture as well as delightful Mountains views of all Himalayan ranges likes Annapurna south (7275m), Himchuli (6470m), Gangapurna Himal(7450m), Annapurna I (8093m), Fishtail(6993m) and Many More etc.

Short Annapurna Base camp trek starts drive from Kathmandu to pokhara and overnight at Lodge and early morning take breakfast after 20 minute drive to Phedi. Phedi is a starting point and ending point of Nayapul yours trek. From Phedi ours trekking leads uphill climbing beautiful passes Dhampus village, Pothana, Tolkha, Landruk, Jhinu Dada, Chhumrung, Sinuwa, Bamboo, Dovan, Himalaya, Deaurali, M.B.C and ending village of Annapurna Base camp then retune for couple of days to siwai or Nayapul and drive back to pokhara.


  • March – April – May (Spring Season).
  • This is the best time to do Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days. The weather is very good through the trek. Spectacular views of the Dhaulagiri, Tukche Peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri Himal, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhare,Tent peak, Gangapurna and many smaller white snow-capped mountains etc. 

    The temperatures will be increasing from the middle of March and with blue skies, white-snow capped will be seen at their occasion. So many Travelers often succeed their climber in this time. On the way trip, the Nepalese National flowers will be blossom likes; red, white and pink colors with luscious green and dense forest.
  • June – July – August (Summer/Monsoon Season).
  • If you would like to do Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days in between June to August, it is summer/Monsoon Season. Summer Season Falls in the Month end of June to till August. This time is the hottest and rainfalls with a variety of vegetation blossom during this season, the Valley will be green and totally different view than spring and Autumn Season. While you are going to travel, Summer Season you have to be more careful with trekking trails, it might be Muddy and Slippery. It will be regularly rains and hottest during this season.

    About the temperature during the days 15 to 25°C, will be gets colder nights and morning times, Temperature will be less than 8°C, and must of the morning time will be see blue sky with white snow-capped Mountains.
  • September – October – November (Autumn Season).
  • Another best time to do for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 days. This season is the peak of trekkers due to the good weather conditions. As monsoon season slowly ends, a best trekking climate sets itself. The temperature will be goes up to 15 degrees in the day time and, during the night time will be down to 3 to 5 degrees. This time is while travelers relaxing with naturally views and culturally. It is highly recommended as its best time to go for Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days.
  • December – January – February (Winter Season).
  • The winter season trek to Annapurna Base Camp - 8 days are famous season as the March – April – May to September – October – November. The places along the Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days will be cold during the winter season but at that time will be an amazing trip. The temperature of Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days can be around as low as -10°C which tempts travelers to visit this region. It might snow falls and the Ground will be snow on the trails.

    The Coldest time Starts from December to till early February, after overdue February, Climate will be slowly gets warmer temperatures to get cold dropping to -2°C to - 5°C at high altitude. While the sun come up, day time gets warms and blue sky with stunning all Himalayas views.


    • Scenic Drive from Pokhara to phedi by car or Van.
    • Beautiful Mountains views of Fishtail, Annapurna south and Hiuchuli from Dhampus phedi and Tolka.
    • Passes Delightful villages of Dhampus Phedi, pothana, Deaurali, Tolka, Landruk, Chhumrung, sinuwa, Bamboo, Dovan, Deaurali, M.B.C and A.B.C
    • Reach to at your final destination of Annapurna Base Camp 4,130m.
    • see the Sunrise and sunset view from Annapurna Base Camp.
    • Natural Hot spring in Jhinu Dada.


    • Day :01 Kathmandu – Pokhara (200km) 7/8 hrs Drive by tourist Bus over night at Lodge.
    • Day 02:Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Tolka (1890m) – 5/6 hrs walking overnight at Lodge.
    • Day 03:Tolka – Landruk – Chhumrung Village (2175m) 4/5 hrs walk overnight at Lodge.
    • Day 04:Chhumrung Village – Himalayan Hotel (2945m) – 6/7 hrs walking overnight at Lodge.
    • Day 05:Himalayan – Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) 5/6 hrs walking overnight at Lodge.
    • Day 06:Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo (2350m) 6/7 hrs walking overnight at Lodge.
    • Day 07:Bamboo – Jhinu Dada Hot spring (1900m) ¾ hrs walking overnight at Lodge.
    • Day 08:Jhinu dada – siwai – Nayapul drive to pokhara and change another bus back to Kathmandu.


    • Airport transportation on arrival and departure days (our staff will do pick you up and drop you off).
    • Arrangement Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bags and down jackets (if you do not have own) its rental included if needs.
    • First Aid Kit Medical.
    • Trip Route Map, Outline itinerary and printed (Himalayan Local Guide Pvt. Ltd) Hiking T-shirt.
    • We provide an Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse at high altitude sickness to find out the accurate your health Condition when you are in the Himalaya.


    • International Airport to Hotel and Airport Pick up and drop by private car / van / Jeep / Hiace depend on the Group Size.
    • Transportation service from Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.
    • Pokhara – Nayapul by Taxi.
    • Dhampush Phedi - Pokhara by Taxi.
    • All Meals on full Board basis BLD (Italian, Chinese, Indian, Nepali and many European delicious food lunches, dinner and breakfast) Choose by menu.
    • Three times Cup of tea and coffee on your choice in every meal time.
    • All necessary Entry fee including ACAP Permit (Annapurna conservation area Project) and Tims Card (Trekking Information Management System).
    • Himalayan Local Guide team, Professional Honest, strong and Government trained English speaking Guide, His salary, three times the meals, Insurance and equipments, etc.
    • Himalayan experienced strong and honest porters during the trek (2 Clients for 1 Porter).
    • Trekking Lodges (Tea House or Home Stay) During the Trek.
    • Assistant Guide for the group 5 or above.
    • Approval of Certificate after the successful trekking.
    • Supplementary energy bar, crackers, Cookies and Halls etc.
    • Seasonal fruits likes; Apple, Oranges, pomegran and Blackberry etc.
    • First Aid kit box (Guide will Carry it during the trekking).


    • Cold drink, such as beer, mineral water, cock, Fanta and Whisky etc.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, WIFI, Hot Shower, Shopping etc.
    • Your International air fare.
    • Nepal visa fee. (15 Days -25 U$D, 30 Days — 40U$D and 90 Days — 100 U$D.
    • Hotel in Kathmandu and pokhara with Lunch and Dinner.
    • Trekking Equipments.
    • Travel insurance that is just in case.
    • Tips for Guide and porters.


    • Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, three pairs of trekking t-shirts and long sleeved shirts.
    • Thermal Shirt for Colder place, Fleece Jacket, Warm wool Sweaters, Waterproof and windproof Jacket.
    • Cotton Trekking pants with folding, Waterproof and windproof pants.
    • Sun Hat, Wool or fleece hat, Headlight, Sunglass, Sunscreen 50, Face wipes and towel.
    • Trekking Boats, ¾ Paris Preferably Cotton Socks, Crampon, one pairs extra Sport Shoes, Gaiters, just in case if snow, Gloves and Thick Gloves.
    • Big rucksack above the 40 L, Waterproof Bag Cover, Rain Coat, Trekking Pole (if you needed).
    • Laundry Soap, Shampoo, Toothbrush, Toilet papers, Water peals.
    • Bottle for drinking water, Pen and Note Book Copy and Tourist Guide Book.
    • Camera, battery charger, Memory card, Cell Phone and Charger, Money Wallet, Altimeters and Playing card.
    • Diamox, Cotton bandages, Paracetamol, Painkillers, Loperamide to Control diarrhea (just in Case).
    • Water purified tablets, Lozenges, Elastic bandages, Thermometer, Moleskin and sling.

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