• Duration10 Days
  • Diffculty-LevelModerate
  • Max. Altitude4,130 m
  • Best SeasonSpring & Autumn


Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk Village Trek explore the lap of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), the tenth-highest mountain in the world, and the beautiful Ghandruk village. Annapurna Base Camp with Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is an adventurous trek in the western Himalayas. You will get to see gorgeous sceneries and mountain panoramas during this trek. you can check it here The ultimate Guidebook for Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Situated at 4,130 meters, Annapurna Base Camp offers heavenly views and a sense of huge achievement once you reach there. Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk, Chhomrong Village Trek is a high-altitude trek. However, our professionally designed itinerary maintains a steady rise in elevation, which keeps trekkers away from altitude sickness. 

Annapurna Base Camp via Ghandruk village and Chhommrong, Sinuwa Village Trek 10 Days is relatively a short trek, perfect for trekkers of any age. Moreover, if you are a beginner trekker, then this trek will be one of the best options to begin your Himalayan journey. The trail ascends through dense forests of bamboo, Rhododendrons, oak, pine, etc. You may come across a range of flora and fauna along the trek too. 

While returning from Annapurna Base Camp, this trek follows a different route and leads you to some of the most stunning villages like Sinuwa (2,310 m), Chhommorong, and Jhenu dada (1564 m). The locals are very welcoming and friendly along the trek route. You will be living a mountain life and get to closely see the culture of the locals. you will check Travel Advise and About Us.

Towering mountains like Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 ), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Mt. Gnagapurna (7,455 m), and many others will be your constant companions during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal. The trail is fantastic and peaceful. In the peak season, you will see many fellow travelers traversing and enjoying the journey. 

Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk Village Trek is a lifetime venture. It offers a trekking experience balanced with adventure and cultural experiences. Let's escape and unwind our thoughts. We have opened a booking for Annapurna Base Camp via the Ghandruk Village Trek package. Feel free to contact us anytime.

Also, check out our other adventurous treks around Nepal- Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek, Mardi Himal Yoga Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Upper Mustang Trek, and Langtang Valley Trek. Experience the glorious trek to Annapurna Base Camp, one of Nepal's classic short treks among spectacular high peaks, reaching an altitude of 4130m/13549ft! 


ItineraryMaximum AltitudeWalking/Hiking
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation 1,350m/4,429ft 
Day 02Fly to Pokhara; drive to Kimche & trek to Ghandruk1,940m/6,365ft50 min
Day 03Ghandruk to Chhomrong 2,170m/7,120ft5-6 hrs
Day 04Chhomrong to Bamboo 2,310m/7,579ft4-5 hrs
Day 05Bamboo to Deurali 3,230m/10,598ft3-4 hrs
Day 06Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp 4,130m/13,551ft5-6 hrs
Day 07Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo2,310m/7,579ft7-8 hrs
Day 08Bamboo to Jhinu Danda 1,760m/5,775ft5-6 hrs
Day 09Trek to Mathque; drive to Pokhara827m/2,713ft1 hour
Day 10Fly to Kathmandu  1,350m/4,429ft 
Day 11Final Departure

You'll see and experience

  • Fantastic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Trek through Annapurna Conservation Area, home to hundreds of flora and fauna
  • The trail is adventurous with steep, rugged, and rocky sections
  • You will pass by dense forests and beautiful villages
  • Meet people from Gurung and Magar community in Ghandruk village
  • Get to see the lifestyle and culture of locals
  • Reach lap of the tenth highest mountain in the world, Annapurna Base Camp
  • Witness astounding landscapes and snow-capped mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Fishtail, Tukuche, etc
  • Explore picturesque Landruk and Dhampus village
  • Peaceful trekking experience

Itinerary & Map

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  • Accommodation:Apsara Boutique Hotel/ Hotel Kailash Kuti
  • Meals:Welcome dinner
  • Altitude:Kathmandu 1350m, Hotel to Airport 20minutes -1Hrs

Land at the Kathmandu airport, where you will be welcomed by Mystic Adventure Holidays airport representatives. He will escort you to the hotel and help you with check-in. You are free to explore the surroundings. Meet other team members over a welcome dinner organized by the company in the evening.

  • Accommodation:Kuti Resort/ Hotel Aabas
  • Meals:Breakfast only
  • Altitude:Kathmandu 1350m, Pokhara 822 m

Today, you will drive to another city called Pokhara. This is loved by travelers for its tranquility in the bustle. The drive goes along a well-made highway that offers heart-warming scenery of green hills, rivers, terraced fields, and snow-capped mountains. Spend the evening strolling on the Lakeside market and enjoying views from Phewa Lake.

  • Accommodation:Mountain Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Altitude:Highest Altitude 1940m / 6,364ft

You will begin trekking from Nayapul. From Kathmandu, it takes around one hour to drive to reach Nayapul. The trail begins and gradually ascends through lush forests. You will pass by remote settlement areas and reach the beautiful Ghandruk village. From Pokhara, we will be driving to Kimche through Nayapul and Syauli Bazaar. The real trekking starts from Kimche and ends at Ghandruk. On the path, you will see incredible mountain terrain, terraced farms, humongous mountains, and subtropical forests.
Ghandruk village contains numerous Buddhist monasteries and is rich in traditional customs and lifestyles. We will not miss our chance to explore the Gurung Museum.  From Ghandruk, we can see the spectacular views of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and the Hiunchuli mountains.

  • Accommodation:Mountain Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Altitude:Highest Altitude Sinuwa (2,340m) 7677.165ft

The trail from Ghandruk ascends to Komrong Ganda. From here, you will walk on the downhill path that leads to Komron Khola. Further, trekking on a steep trail, you will reach Chhomrong village. After taking a short break for lunch, you will continue descending towards a river and finally ascend to reach Sinuwa.

  • Accommodation:Mountain Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Altitude:Highest Altitude 3200m / 10498.69ft

The trail today goes through dense forests, following a tranquil route. You will reach the Himalayas and further pass by Dovan. On the way, you can see stunning views of the Annapurna range. It will be a lovely walk today. After having breakfast. The trail leads us through the dense forest further on. Then the route travels very steeply down a rock bank through thick bamboo at the bottom of the gorge to Bamboo (2345m). Again the trail goes up along the Modi Khola and forest to the Dovan (2500m). Keep on walking through serene bamboo and rhododendron mixed forests near the Himalayan Hotel (2920m). This area, known as Hinko Cave, was used for a porter’s shelter in previous times. The walk continues to Deurali (3,230m). On the ridge above Hinko is the stretch of trail that is subject to avalanches. After the Derurali is the risk of snow avalanches during spring and heavy snowfall time. So, you need to cross this risk zone the next morning. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

  • Accommodation:Mountain Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Altitude:Highest Altitude 4,130m 13,550ft

The trail opens up above Deurali. Following the stone staircase, you will pass by a possible avalanche area. The trail ascends towards the Machhapuchhre Base Camp and leads you to Annapurna Base Camp. You will get to see breathtaking panoramas here. Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700m) After breakfast, the trail leads you into the heart of the Sanctuary at the Annapurna Base Camp for your overnight stay. The trail goes uphill for a few hours passing some roofless shepherd's huts along the side of a moraine - this area is windy and often snowbound. You need to cross a few places that are the riskiest of avalanches during the springtime and heavy snowfall. So, you are advised to cross these places in the morning before getting hotter. The local people will open an alternative trail in the Spring season to escape this area. The trail climbs past the Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m), which isn’t really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted. From here to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), we’ll walk 2 hours of trail offering superb Himalayan scenery with amazing panoramic views of snow-capped mountains surrounding you. The Annapurna I (8091m) mountain is the most attractive of the trip. The Annapurna Glacier near your hotel comes from the base of the Annapurna I. Likewise, you will enjoy wonderful views of mountains, including Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), South Annapurna (7219m), Tent Peak (5,695m), Singa Chuli (6501m), Gangapurna (7544m), Annapurna III (7937m) and Machhapuchhre (6643m). The rest of the day you have time to explore around the base camp and relax at the base camp as per your interest. Don't forget to take pictures of mountains at sunrise and sunset time with golden color. Staying at a Tea house enjoying the natural beauty. 

  • Accommodation:Mountain Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Altitude:Highest Altitude 4,130m / 13,550ft

After having breakfast and relishing heart-warming mountain views, you will begin trekking back to Bamboo. It will be a long trekking day. The trail descends through lush forests of rhododendron, fir, oak, maple, etc. Likewise, you will pass by villages like Bamboo, Dovan, Himalaya, and Deurali before reaching Bamboo. After enjoying breakfast along with the views of beautiful sunrise over the Himalayas, we start our trek that will eventually take us out of Annapurna Sanctuary. However, we first retrace our steps out of Modi River Valley to reach Bamboo village

  • Accommodation:Kuti Resort/ Hotel Aabas
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Altitude:Altitude 2,350m / 7,700ft, pokhara 9,50 m

The trail descends to Chhomrong Khola and continues towards Chhomrong village via a series of staircases. You will then follow a steep path that leads to Jhinu Danda (1,780 m). This village has natural hot springs. You can take a short break here if you want. Further, crossing the Modi Khola, the trail steeply kyumi and drive to Pokhara. we head down to Kimrong Khola, and from there, the path ascends and passes through the serene rhododendron, bamboo, and oak forests, ultimately leading to Chomrong village.  However, we continue until we reach a small peaceful settlement called Jhinu Danda. This village has nearby riverside hot springs, where we soothe our tired muscles. We will be staying at Jhinu Danda for the night

Trek from Jhinu Danda (1,780m / 6,393ft) to Siwa/Ghandruk Phedi (1,150m / 3,770ft) drive to Pokhara (820m ) via Nayapul (1050m)

Trek Distance 4km / 2.4miles Highest Altitude 1,780m / 6,393ft

Trek Duration 3-4hrs Driving Hours 2-3 hrs

  • Trek Distance 8.5km / 5.2miles Highest Trek Duration 4-5hrs

  • Accommodation:Apsara Boutique Hotel/ Hotel Kailash Kuti
  • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & farewell dinner
  • Altitude:Pokhara 822 m, kathmandu 1,350 m

After having breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu. The drive will offer you nice views of lush green hills, rivers, and terraced fields. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will head to the hotel and rest. Later in the evening, explore the bustling streets of Thamel and meet the team members for the last time for farewell dinner.

  • Meals:Breakfast only
  • Altitude:Kathamndu 1350m/ Thamel to Airport 20 minutes -1hrs

The trip ends here. You will return to your home today. Our Mystic Adventure Holidays Airport representative departure drops you off 3 hours before after seeing a Kathmandu traffic jam, and when you are there. will help you check out and drop you at the airport as per your flight departure time. see you again Nepal once never enough. 

Cost Details

  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation
  • Mystic Adventure Holidays we provide a duffel bag put your things carried by the porter, and a trekking map (Note: Duffel Bag needs to be returned after the completion of the trip)
  • Mystic Adventure Holidays' T-shirt, trip completion certificate, trekking map, and a cup as a souvenir from the company.  
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes
  • An achievement certificate and company souvenir
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Domestic flight (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) 10% of You Pay and driver(s)

Departure Dates

If you want to do Annapurna Base Camp and Dhampus Village Trek solo, then you can choose our private trek option. During the private trek, you will trek with one of our expert guides and porters. Contact us for more information.

Additional Info

Annapurna Base Camp and Dhampus Village Trek terrain & difficulty 

Annapurna Base Camp and Dhampus Village Trek is a moderate trek with numerous ups & downs. There is no technical climbing during the trek. Anyone can do this trek with good physical fitness. Previous trekking experience is not needed for Annapurna Base Camp and Dhampus Village Trekking. you can check Travel Advise and About Us.

The trail goes through dense forests. You will walk on steep, rugged, and rocky paths. You have to walk 6 to 7 hours a day. The region you will be trekking in is remote. The unavailability of transportation has made everything along the trekking route limited. Therefore, you have to be mentally prepared too to survive cramped services. 

This trek also has the possibility of altitude sickness because of the high altitude. We have written in detail about altitude sickness, its symptoms, and preventive measures here.

To prepare for the trek, you can exercise and focus on cardio. Likewise, work on building your stamina and increasing core body strength. If possible, go on a few hikes before the beginning of the trek. 

The best time to go to Annapurna Base via the Ghandruk Village Trek

You can trek to Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk Village Trek in spring and autumn. March to April and October to November have the most stable weather throughout the year, which makes these months the perfect time of the year to trek in the Himalayas.

The moderate climate with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 0°C is ideal for the trek. The days are warmer than mornings and nights. Likewise, the sky is clear most of the time and offers breathtaking views of the mountains. 

Other aspects like flower blossoms in spring and the biggest festivals in autumn make trekking in these two seasons fantastic. Travelers from all around the world hit the trail in the Annapurna region in spring and autumn. weather and Climate Click here

Food & Accommodation 

During the Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk Village Trek, what types of Food and Accommodation will stay overnight in tea houses. Teahouse accommodation is quite basic. Small rooms with twin beds, an attached washroom, and a few pieces of furniture are usually seen in the rooms. The rooms will be clean and comfortable. If you want a single room, then let us know during the booking. Single rooms are usually hard to get, especially in the peak trekking season.

In Pokhara and Kathmandu, you will get a bed and breakfast with a welcome and farewell dinner. While during the trek, we offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The meals are served as per the menu of the teahouses. You can see Nepali, Tibetan, Indian, and Continental dishes on the menu. 

The dishes range from Dal Bhat Tarkari, a typical Nepali meal to pizza, pasta, Tibetan bread, porridge, etc. You can also get momo, noodles, Thenduk, Thukpa, veggies, curries (veg/non-veg), eggs, toast, sandwiches, chapati, mashed potatoes, and many other dishes.


When I pay the remainder of the money on arrival in Kathmandu, how do you take that money? US cash or credit card?

We accept all major currencies. You can pay the balance in cash or with a credit card. Please note we charge a 13% fee for credit card payments so it's much better to pay your balance in cash.

Can I use credit cards in the places I visit in trekking?

Generally, most places in Nepal don't take credit cards so they are of limited use. There are ATMs in Kathmandu and you can get a good exchange rate by withdrawing rupees. The ATMS in Kathmandu generally charges a USD 5 service fee in addition to any charges that you might incur from your bank. These ATMs also often have a limit of 25,000 rupees per day (about USD 215). 

What extra costs can I expect?

Our trekking packages are pretty much all-inclusive from the time you arrive in Nepal. We generally suggest you plan on about $300 or $600 for extra expenses including tips. Extra expenses include items such as Your Nepal Visa, sleeping bag or down jacket rental, showers, Wifi, snacks, and charging electrical devices at tea houses along the way. We also suggest you plan on having extra funds available in cash or on a credit card in case your flight to Lukla is canceled and you decide to charter a helicopter Which is your personal.  (Terms of Service – Extra Expenses) 

What physical criteria will ensure I'm fit enough to trek?

Good overall fitness, flexibility, and health will ensure you trek safely and comfortably. Those with acute or chronic health conditions impacting their stamina, range of motion, coordination, or balance may have difficulty completing the trek. If you are in doubt about your physical readiness, consult a physician well in advance of booking your trip! General hiking experience and comfort with the idea of multi-day hiking will also ensure you are 100% ready to trek!

How will we deal with altitude acclimation?

At higher altitudes - the kind we experience frequently on our treks- your cardiac and pulmonary systems are affected by lower oxygen density. Our bodies must adjust to the mountain elevation gradually, or we can become ill. Physical symptoms can range from general breathing difficulties to acute mountain sickness (altitude sickness, soroche, or "the bends"). To avoid altitude-related maladies, we pace our treks appropriately and incorporate acclimatization days throughout the itinerary. There are points throughout many treks during which trekkers may choose to either tackle additional hikes/day trips or rest and relax as their bodies demand.

Tips to make the journey smooth:

  • Before the beginning of the trek, our trek guide will help you with the final packing and double-check the gear list Click here.
  • If you miss anything you can shop for high-quality gear or trekking clothes in Nepal instead of carrying them from your home.
  • Your travel insurance should cover emergency air evacuation and medical bills.
  • You can charge your electronic devices at charging stations in teahouses. It may cost you a few extra bucks. Extra batteries or solar charges will be so helpful.
  • It is better to be mentally prepared regarding no internet or communication facilities at the highest points of the trek. The connection will be unstable at most parts of the trekking route.
  • The higher you will go, the fewer services and things you will get. So, carry your favorite snacks and bars and do not rely on buying them on the trail.
  • You will need extra cash to buy services out of the package like hot showers, snacks, and beverages during the trek, and the shop owners only accept cash. So, withdraw enough cash in the city to use during the trek. There's no ATM on the route.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and water purification tablets for extra safety. 
  • Hydration is the key to keeping yourself away from altitude sickness. Drinky plenty of water and other fluids.
  • If you get confused about tipping, then follow this advice- USD 100 to the guide & porter, USD 5 to the tour guide, and USD 2 to the driver (for each member of the group).
  • Locals are very friendly, so don't get shy talking to them.


  • Q1. How much does it cost to trek Annapurna Base Camp?

    Annapurna Base Camp trek costs may vary depending upon the itinerary. Usually, the cost ranges from USD 1000 to USD 1700 for 10-16 days.


  • Trekkers generally walk four to six hours a day. That's between five and fifteen kilometers depending on trail conditions and the state of the weather.

  • In theory, no. Anyone with robust cardiovascular capability and good stamina should be able to cope with higher elevations and lower oxygen density. Trekking or hiking experience anywhere in the world is strongly recommended for maximum enjoyment of your Himalayan adventure, however.

  • Nepal law requires that children under the age of 18 are accompanied by a parent or guardian while trekking. There's no upper limit on our adventures, as long as participants are healthy and willing!

  • I've trekked/hiked/camped before - can't I guide myself?

    While it is not a legal requirement, we cannot overstate the importance of trekking with a licensed, experienced guide. You'll be traveling through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevations - from an aspect of pure safety, it is highly dangerous to go it alone. Additionally, very few locals in Himalayan villages speak English. Should you get lost (and, with many paths crossing through many, many villages, this is more a likelihood than a possibility), it would be difficult to communicate directions or obtain food and shelter. Additionally, our guides are experts in Himalayan treks with an average of over 15 years of trekking experience. No matter how confident you feel in your skills or knowledge, it is almost certain that we can help enhance your experience.

  • The elevation of Annapurna Base Camp is 4,130 meters (13,550 ft).


  • Hiking, cycling, swimming, and jogging are the best way to prepare for Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You can begin training for the ABC trek 3 to 4 weeks before embarking on the trek. Overall, you have to focus on increasing your core strength and stamina. 


  • As per our Annapurna Base Camp trek itinerary, it takes around 6 days from Nayapul to reach Annapurna Base Camp. The total distance is 67 km.


  • The Annapurna Base Camp is located in the north-central region of Nepal at an altitude of 4,130 meters. 


  • In respect to route, Everest base camp trek distance is 150 km, whereas Annapurna base camp trek distance is 67 km. The terrain is quite different from each other too. Overall, the EBC trek is harder than the ABC trek


  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek in the Himalayas. Most of the trail is below 3,000 meters/10,000 ft. The terrain can get challenging because of numerous stairs and long 6 to 7 hours of walk on a daily basis.


  • Unless you signed up for a camping trip specifically, most treks include lodge or guest house accommodation. A small minority of trekking areas may not have lodges available, and accommodation in these places will involve sleeping in tents.

  • Teahouse trekking is a type of accommodation unique to mountain treks, in which lodging and meals are set up at local teahouses or lodges on a full-board basis.

  • We take all possible precautions to proactively ensure the safety and wellness of our trekkers, but rest assured that our guides are trained and experienced in dealing with emergencies. Each guide is trained in first aid. In the case of altitude sickness, you will immediately be taken to a lower altitude. If necessary, your guide will utilize your travel insurance information to call a rescue helicopter, and you will be flown to Kathmandu or Pokhara for medical attention.

  • We take all possible precautions to proactively ensure the safety and wellness of our trekkers, but rest assured that our guides are trained and experienced in dealing with emergencies. Each guide is trained in first aid. In the case of altitude sickness, you will immediately be taken to a lower altitude. If necessary, your guide will utilize your travel insurance information to call a rescue helicopter, and you will be flown to Kathmandu or Pokhara for medical attention.

  • Porters' ability to carry baggage depends to some extent on the trekking route and altitude in question, but the average trekking porter carries between 15 and 25kg. A camping porter carries up to 40kg. One porter is typically assigned per every two travelers.

  • Yes, you can leave any luggage at the hotel or our office in Kathmandu during the trek.

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