9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge Trek(Tea House)
  • Transport Tourist Bus

9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary and Best Price

Have you heard about Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) and been mesmerized by its beauty? Then 9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu will take you face to face to this towering eight-thousander mountain in a matter of a few days of walking. Mount Annapurna is the tenth-highest mountain in the world, and trekking to its base camp is one of the most famous trekking destinations in the world. Join us on our adventurous Annapurna base camp trek 2023 venture and get to trek with a native mountain guide.

We have the best 9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu package that has night stops in the lovely villages. The trail goes through lush rhododendron forests and terraced fields. You will cross rushing rivers and streams over thrilling hanging bridges. Likewise, the cascading waterfalls and soothing chirping of the birds enhance the trek. As you pass by the villages, you get to see the unique mountain lifestyle and meet with locals from different ethnic groups.

One thing that makes Annapurna base camp trekking very different from other base camp treks, like the Everest base camp trek and Mardi Himal base camp trek, is that you get to spend the night at the base of Mt. Annapurna. There are a few lodges that provide accommodation services at the Annapurna base camp. Not only this, but you also pass by the Machhapuchhre base camp just before making it to ABC. FYP- Machhpuchhre is a virgin mountain, which means it has not been summited yet. 

Talking about the9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu, it has a nice gentle pace with a handful of steep ascends and descends. The trail is moderate, so people of any age can join this trek until they are healthy and can walk 5 to 6 hours a day. Situated at 4,130 meters, the Annapurna base camp has relatively less rise in altitude. Therefore, the chances of altitude sickness are very low. On top of that, our Annapurna base camp trek itinerary lets you acclimatize adequately. 

The mountain views during the 9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu are jaw-dropping. Snow-capped giants like Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Nilgiri (7,061 m), Gangapurna (7,455 m), Tent Peak (5,695 m), etc, are seen along the trekking route. The landscape changes frequently and keeps you entertained. You can join our Annapurna base camp trek from Pokhara or Kathmandu as you wish. 

Overall, this 9 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu is the best 9 days trek in Nepal. You get to see the verdant river valleys, picturesque villages, and some of the most stunning mountain scenery. Trust us, these 9 days will be the most memorable time of your life. To know more about the venture or the Annapurna base camp trek cost, get in touch with us.

You can check out our other adventurous trekking packages in the Annapurna region here

We also have luxury treks and helicopter tours with landings available for more comfortable trips in the Himalayas. 

Major Highlights

  • Trek to Annapurna base camp, lap of the tenth highest mountain in the world
  • Trek with a local travel company and professional native mountain guide
  • Beginner-friendly trekking package with gentle ascend and less chance of altitude sickness
  • Walk through lush rhododendron forests and picturesque villages
  • Intimate interaction with kind locals along the trail
  • Get to see breathtaking landscapes and come across beautiful waterfalls while trekking
  • Spend a night at the Annapurna base camp and enjoy natural hot springs in Jhinu Danda
  • Witness jaw-dropping panorama of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains
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  • Day tour time:6-7 Hours
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Max. Altitude: 1,700 m

  • Max. Altitude: 1,951m

  • Max. Altitude: 2,130 m

  • Max. Altitude: 3,720m

  • Max. Altitude: 4,095m

  • Max. Altitude: 1760m

    • Max. Altitude: 1,300m
    • Day tour time:6-7 Hour
    What's Included
    • 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)
    Useful Information

    Best Season to do the 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The spring season is the most preferred time for 9 days Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal. During the months of spring season (March- May) the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. You will experience moderate temperature, clear sky and breathtaking views the Himalayas. As this also the time for rhododendron blooms, you will be walking through the beautiful rhododendron forests. The trekking trails and the teahouses will be crowded and busy during this season. The autumn season is the best time to do the Annapurna base camp trek. During the months of autumn season (Sept- Nov) the weather is stable, with clear skies and warm days. The days are sunny and the morning and nights will be chilly. You will get the beautiful views of the breathtaking mountains throughout the trek. The trekking trails will be extremely crowded and you will be meeting trekkers from different countries.

    The monsoon season is not appropriate for the 9 days Annapurna Base camp Trek. During the months of Monsoon season (June- Aug) the weather is in bad condition most of the time and the temperature is too hot. You will also experience frequent rainfalls during this season which will make the trails muddy and slippery. However, you can enjoy the beautiful views of the snowy mountains in this season and the trekking trails are less crowded. If you want to do the Annapurna base camp trek in monsoon season you need to be prepared and have right gears as it will be a bit challenging. The winter season is the coldest time in Nepal. The winter season is an off season for the Annapurna Base Camp trek. During the months of winter (Dec- Feb) the weather is extremely cold in the Himalayas. You will experience the heavy snowfalls. However, the views of the mountains are spectacular in this season. The trekking trails and teahouses are not busy during this season. You can enjoy the trek in peaceful nature in the winter. Due to the snowfalls and cold weather, it might be challenging to trek. However, if the cold weather doesn’t bother you then it is the best time for you.

    Packing lists for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Here are the lists of some of the most essential trekking equipment needed for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

    • Down jackets, rain coat, wind proof jacket, quick dry t-shirt
    • Long sleeve shirt, trekking trousers, trekking boots, warm socks
    • Hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses, under wears
    • Cell phone, cameras, torch light, power banks, water bottles
    • Face wipes, quick dry towel, sanitizer, toiletries
    • Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, hair brush, etc.
    • Medical kits, water purification tablets
    • Extra money and many other necessary personal equipment and valuable accessories.

    Accommodations on 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    You will have a lot of teahouses along Annapurna base camp trekking trail with all the basic requirements you need. The rooms are small, cozy and provide comfortable beds with soft pillows and warm blankets. In most of the teahouses you will have to share bathrooms and toilets. The bathrooms and toilets will be neat and clean. Overall, the facilities are good and the warm services provided by the locals are great.

    Foods on 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    You will have your breakfast, lunch and dinner in the teahouses you stayed during 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You will find varieties of food items in the menu. Dal Bhat achaar is the most preferable food. You can have foods like: noodles, soup, momos, pizzas, eggs, pasta and drinks like: ginger tea, milk tea, black tea, etc. You can choose and eat whatever you want according to your taste and preferences.

    Drinking water on 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The safe drinking water is available in the teahouses and hotels during the 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You can buy the bottled water, filter water or hot water. You should carry the water purification tablets while trekking. You should drink the water from the tap only after the purification.

    WIFI, electricity and hot shower facilities on 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The WIFI, electricity and hot showers are available on the teahouses during 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. At the higher altitude the electricity and WIFI is not much reliable. For the usage of the WIFI, electricity and hot shower services almost all the teahouses take extra charge.

    Difficulty level of 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The 9 days Annapurna Base Camp is a moderate level of trek. You have to walk at least 7 hours a day during the trek. The trekkers have to be physically and mentally fit and determined to complete this trek. You don’t need any technical experience for the Annapurna base camp trek. The trek is physically demanding at higher altitudes so you can prepare by jogging, swimming and other exercises before the trek.

    Trekking guides and porters for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The guides and porters are very helpful and useful for the 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Welcome Nepal treks provide the best and professional trekking guides and porters for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Travelling with the guide will be fun and easier to communicate with the locals. The guides know the best routes, locals and their cultures which will be a great advantage in the trek. Likewise, the porters will carry your heavy bags and keep them safe throughout the trek. You might face some injuries or difficulties during the trek, at that time the guides will look after you and help you. Having a guide and porter for the 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is great as you will be enjoying the trek with proper safety and security.

    Trekking permits for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The trekkers need to have two kinds of permits for 9 days Annapurna base camp trek and they are: ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit) and TIMS (Trekkers Information Management Systems) permit.

    Travel insurance for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Unpredictable incident like: natural calamities, injuries or altitude sickness might occur while trekking. So, to be safe and secured during the 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek, we recommend you to have travel insurance. The travel insurance should cover the medical services and emergency helicopter rescue. This will give you peace of mind and you can enjoy the trip safely.

    Tips for guides and porters on 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The tips are the reward in form of money or gifts to the services provider for their great work and services. It is not mandatory while doing 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. During your trekking trip you will have a guide and porter who will help you and provide you the best services during the trek. The tipping is not compulsory for the trek but is expected by the guides and porters after providing you the best services throughout the trek. So, if you find their services good then you can tip them at the last day of trek which will make them happy. It is just a way to show that you are thankful for their hard work and services. It completely depends on your wish/ choice.

    Why to do 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular and beautiful treks in Nepal. The trek is an adventurous experience that takes you through hills, rhododendron and alpine forests, mountains, glacial rivers, waterfalls and pretty villages. The trek offers the stunning views of numerous mountains like: Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri, fishtail, Annapurna ranges and many more. The trek brings you closer to the beautiful nature and the cultures of Annapurna region. The 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers thrilling and magical trekking experience for a lifetime within few days. Travelers visiting Nepal must do this 9 days Annapurna base camp trek.

    Why Welcome Nepal Treks for 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Welcome Nepal Treks offers a wonderful 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price with great services. We advise you to do the trek with us as we have the best team with an experience of more than 10 years in the field of trekking and tourism. The team is well trained, experienced and professional. We provide experienced, trust worthy, the best and professional guides and porters for your 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We can also customize the itinerary as per your requirements. We highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services. From picking up in airport, lodging, transportation to dropping at the airport for departure; everything will be done in professional ways. So, book the 9 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Welcome Nepal treks and have the best trekking experience for a lifetime.