10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 10 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge Trek(Tea House)
  • Transport Tourist Bus

10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary and Best Price

If you want to trek in the Annapurna region and looking for a package that does not take a long time and also is physically doable, then our 10 days Annapurna Base Camp trek is the perfect option for you. Annapurna base camp trekking is the most famous trekking package in the Himalayas. The trek offers a lifetime experience and diverse landscapes. Known as the base of the tenth-highest mountain in the world, the trek to Annapurna base camp is an adventurous activity that takes you far away from your daily life. 

The Annapurna base camp trek offers stunning mountain panoramas throughout the trail. The landscape changes at every turn in the trail and only gets better. At the beginning of the Annapurna base camp trekking, mountain peaks above the river valleys every now and then. As the elevation begins to rise and the trail opens up to meadows, the views get much more prominent. You get to see breathtaking views of Nilgiri (7,061 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Tukuche (6,920 m), Tharpu Chuli (5,695 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Gangapurna (7,455 m), etc. 

The 10 days Annapurna base camp trek begins with a long, beautiful drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara, a short one-hour drive will take you to the starting point of the Annapurna base camp trail, Modktu (1,250 m). The trail then ascends and descends via lush green forests of rhododendrons and terraced farmlands. You will cross many suspension bridges on the way and walk past gorgeous waterfalls. The mountain lifestyle and culture are a huge bonus during the Annapurna base camp trekking.

Our Annapurna base camp trek package has the finest night stops in the villages of Gurungs and Magars. Likewise, you will also spend a night at the Annapurna base camp, unlike the Everest base camp trekking. The interactions with locals and their warm hospitality add more character to this trip. Along the way, you can see many stupas, temples, and prayer flags. The serenity of the Annapurna region, the richness of the vegetation, the astonishing Annapurna Himalayas, and the vibrant colors of nature make the Annapurna base camp trekking incredible. 

We have the best Annapurna base camp trek package. You can do the Annapurna base camp trek in spring, which is the ideal trekking season if you wish to enjoy blooming forests. Likewise, the Annapurna base camp trek in autumn is another great time of the year to enjoy pleasant walks and jaw-dropping mountain views. We have opened our booking for the Annapurna base camp trek 2023 departure for both seasons. Early booking will give you ample to prepare for the trek, so make sure to at least have four to six weeks on hand. 

For any further queries related to the Annapurna base camp trek cost, you can contact us. Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal is a lifetime journey that you will not regret. And our team will make sure you have a hassle-free venture. 

These are some of our other top-selling trekking packages in the Himalayas- Langtang valley trek, Mardi Himal trek, Annapurna circuit trek, Manaslu circuit trek, EBC helicopter tour, etc. 

10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Spring Season

Spring season is a great time of the year to embark on this 10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Spring in Nepal spans from March- May offering the mild temperature and clear skies. The weather in this season is stable and the visibility is excellent. Enjoy the trek passing through beautiful trails covered with new blooming rhododendrons and other colorful flowers in spring. Trekkers will be rewarded with beautiful views of towering mountains peaks. Overall, trekking to the Annapurna base camp in spring season is a truly mesmerizing experience that offers beautiful nature with the pleasant weather.

Annapurna Base Camp 10 Days Trek in Monsoon Season

Trekking to Annapurna base camp trek in monsoon season spanning from June-Aug, offers unique adventure but brings some challenges while trekking. During the monsoon season trekkers will face heavy rainfall and unpleasant weather condition. The trails during monsoon becomes muddy and slippery. The risks of landslides and avalanches in monsoon are high. Trekkers should be well prepared with right trekking gears and stay alerted if they are trekking to Annapurna base camp in Monsoon season.

10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in Autumn Season

Autumn is the peak trekking season for 10 days trekking to Annapurna Base camp. During the autumn season spanning from Sept-Nov, Annapurna region in Nepal experiences clear skies, moderate temperature, and stable weather condition, making it the most popular trekking season. The days are warm and comfortable and the nights are chilly. This season offers excellent visibility that offers panoramic views of mountains. Trekking to Annapurna base camp for 10 days on autumn season is a perfect choice.

10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Winter Season

Winter season is not the best season for Annapurna base camp 10 days trek. The winter season spans from Dec-Feb which is the coldest time of the year in Annapurna region. The heavy snowfalls in this season might bring some challenges. The paths get blocked with snow and most of the teahouses at higher altitudes are closed in this season. However, you can enjoy the views of snowcapped mountains in the peaceful trails. Despite the challenges, trekking to Annapurna base camp in winter can be a rewarding experience for adventure seekers.

Benefits of doing 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks

  • Welcome Nepal Treks offer the Annapurna Base Camp trekking package at the reasonable price with high quality services and best hospitality.
  • Arrangement of Trekking permits for the 10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • Free Pick up and drop from Airport-Hotel-Airport
  • Arrangement of accommodation in teahouse lodges during the trek
  • Standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • We arrange some necessary trekking equipment like sleeping bags, Down jackets, trekking pole, etc. if you haven’t brought your own.
  • Professional, well trained and friendly trekking guide and porter provided
  • Our team organize the Annapurna base camp trekking with full safety and security.

Major Highlights

  • Embark on an adventurous trek in the Annapurna region
  • Trek to Annapurna base camp, the lap of the tenth highest mountain in the world, Mt. Annapurna
  • Walk through beautiful rhododendron forests and the finest mountain villages
  • Spend a night at Annapurna base camp amidst glaciers and snow-capped mountains
  • Witness breathtaking landscapes while trekking and come across gorgeous waterfalls
  • Have intimate interactions with locals and get to experience a simple mountain lifestyle
  • Witness stunning mountain views of the Annapurna Himalayas throughout the trek
Itinerary
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  • Max. Altitude: 1345m
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Day tour time:6-7 Hours
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Max. Altitude: 2,170 m
  • Day tour time:7 hrs

  • Max. Altitude: 2,840 m
  • Day tour time:8 hrs

  • Max. Altitude: 4,130 m
  • Day tour time:8 hrs

  • Max. Altitude: 2,310 m
  • Day tour time:8 hrs

  • Max. Altitude: 1,780m
  • Day tour time:5 hours

  • Max. Altitude: 1640m

  • Max. Altitude: 1,300m
  • Day tour time:6-7 Hour

    What's Included
    • Airports pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
    • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu - (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
    • Kathmandu to Pokhara and pokhara to kathmandu by tourist bus 
    • All needed ground transportation by private car/vehicles to trekking starting/ending points as per itinerary
    • Standard Pokhara hotel 2 night with free brekafast
    • Complete trekking information before starting the trek (In Kathmandu or Pokhara)
    • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
    • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
    • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
    • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
    • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits.
    • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
    • First aid medical kit.
    • Duffle bag,  if necessary.
    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
    • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
    What's not Included
    • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
    • Hotels in Pokhara (We can make a booking in extra cost)
    • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
    • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking
    • Your travel insurance (Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation.
    • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
    Departure Dates
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    Start DateTuesdayApr 23, 2024End DateThursdayMay 02, 2024PricePriceUS $800StatusAvailabilityAvailable
    Start DateThursdayApr 25, 2024End DateSaturdayMay 04, 2024PricePriceUS $800StatusAvailabilityAvailable
    Start DateSaturdayApr 27, 2024End DateMondayMay 06, 2024PricePriceUS $800StatusAvailabilityAvailable
    Start DateMondayApr 29, 2024End DateWednesdayMay 08, 2024PricePriceUS $800StatusAvailabilityAvailable
    Useful Information

    Packing list for 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

    Packing for the trek to Annapurna base camp 10 days requires careful consideration. Trekkers are suggested to be well prepared with the right clothing depending on the season and weather condition. Here are the packing lists of some necessary equipment for the journey of 10 days Annapurna base camp trek:

    • T-shirt, sweaters, waterproof jacket, down jacket
    • Trekking boots, warm socks and inner wears
    • Sun hat, sunscreen cream, face wipes, lip balm, sunglasses
    • Headlight, water bottles, power banks
    • Gloves, Hats, scarf, quick drying towel
    • Backpack, trekking pole, water purification tablets, sleeping bags
    • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, hand sanitizer)
    • Money, Cell phone, Camera,
    • Necessary documents
    • First aid kit

    Accommodations during 10 Days Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp

    While staying at Kathmandu and Pokhara, your accommodation will be luxurious with top class facilities. However, on the trek, accommodations are simple and comfortable. Do not expect luxury while trekking. The teahouses and lodges are most common forms of accommodations along the trekking route. The rooms are small and cozy with comfortable bed, soft pillows and a blanket. All accommodations are on twin shared basis and have sharing toilets. Some lodges at lower regions have private rooms with attached bathrooms but it is difficult to find at higher altitudes. The facilities become more basic as you ascend to higher regions.

    Meals and Drinking water while doing Annapurna Base Camp 10 Days Trek

    Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking are included in the package. You will be served with varieties of dishes on breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and dinner will be served from the teahouse or a lodge where you spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. Breakfast in teahouses includes options like porridge, muesli, eggs, toast, and sometimes pancakes or chapati. While in lunch you have option of noodles, pasta, fried rice, sandwiches, etc. in the dinner you can have most popular Nepali dish dal bhat tarkari or noodles, fried rice, soups, etc. there are also varieties of hot and cold drinks.

    As for the drinking water you can find the bottled water, tap water and hot water along the route in teahouses. The price of water bottles become expensive as you trek higher. It is cost-effective to use a refillable water bottle and fill the water on the trail. But it is important to treat water with purification tablets. We recommend trekkers to carry water purification tablet and drink water only after purification. It is very important to stay hydrated during the Annapurna base camp 10 days trek.

    Electricity, WIFI and hot shower facilities during Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 Days

    The electricity facilities are available at lower regions. As you ascend to higher elevations the electricity becomes less reliable. You can charge your electronic devices but they will charge additional fee for charging facilities. So, it is a good idea to carry extra power banks. Similarly, hot shower facilities are available at most of the teahouses on the trekking route but they take extra charge. The prices increase with the increase in elevation.

    WIFI is available at the teahouses and lodges at lower regions but as you go higher WIFI facilities are very limited. You should not rely on having internet access during most of the trek.

    Difficulty level of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking 10 days

    Generally, Annapurna Base Camp 10 days trek is considered moderately challenging. However, difficulty level depends on individual fitness levels, previous trekking experience, and the duration of the trip. The trek includes high points, long climbs, rocky paths which might be difficult for the trekkers. Trekkers can be prepared by doing some flexibility and strength-based exercises before few weeks of the trek. Trekkers don’t need previous trekking experience but need to be physically fit and have good health condition.

    Permits required for 10 Days Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

    For the Annapurna base camp 10 days trek you need two permits. One is Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permits and another is Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) cards.

    Guides and Porters during 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

    The guides and porters are very helpful and useful for the 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. Welcome Nepal treks provide the best and professional trekking guides and porters for Annapurna base camp 10 days trek. As the guides know about the culture and history of the area, the best routes, it will be very fun easier for the trekkers. The guides will help in enhancing the cultural and adventurous experience. Porter can significantly ease the physical strain of carrying a heavy backpack, making your trek more comfortable. You might face some injuries or difficulties during the trek, at that time the guides will look after you and help you. They will provide full safety and security, arrange everything, leaving you to focus on enjoying trek.

    Travel insurance for Annapurna Base Camp 10 Days Trek

    The travel Insurance is important for Annapurna Base Camp trekking as it provides the coverage for unexpected events or expenses that may occur during their trip. Your travel insurance should cover all the medical expenses and emergency helicopter rescue on the trek. It provides financial protection and peace of mind while trekking by covering various potential risks and emergencies. Trekkers are highly recommended to have Travel insurance while doing Annapurna Base Camp 10 days Trek.

    Tips for guides and porters during 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Tips are the reward in form of gift or money given to the service provider for their outstanding services. During your 10 days trekking trip to Annapurna, you will be receiving help and enjoying trip with your guides and porters. They provide best services to make your trip memorable and enjoyable. So, if you liked their services, you can give them some tips at the last day of the trek which will make them happy and motivate them to do their work even better. Tips are just a way to show that you are thankful for their hard work and services. Tipping is not compulsory but is expected by guides and porters. However, it completely depends on your choice.

    Why to do 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

    The 10 days Annapurna Base Camp trek is a breathtaking adventure in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Starting from the picturesque town of Pokhara, trekkers embark on a journey that takes them through lush rhododendron forests, charming villages, and terraced fields, all while surrounded by the towering peaks of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre mountain ranges. Passing through charming villages and interacting with the locals, the trek offers an opportunity to immerse in the local culture. It is a rewarding trek that every nature, adventure lover should try once in a lifetime.

    Trip extension

    Extending your trip after 10 Days Annapurna Base Camp trek is an amazing idea. Here are some of the popular trip extensions in Nepal mentioned below:

    • Chitwan national park tour with tower night stay
    • UNESCO world heritage sites tour
    • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
    • Nepal Culture Tour
    • Pokhara tour
    • Mount Everest sightseeing flight tour
    • Trishuli river rafting
    • Lumbini tour package, etc.