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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Map

Annapurna region is a popular trekking destination in Nepal. The Annapurna Base Camp trek and Annapurna Circuit trek are common names on the keen trekker’s bucket lists. Whereas, there are some of the short, easy, and amazing treks like Poon Hill Trek, Dhampus Village Trek, Ghandruk village trek, and many others.

Now, before one decides to go trekking in Annapurna, s/he has to have an idea on the Annapurna trekking map and complete guide. Also, if you decide to do ABC trekking, carry the new Annapurna base camp trekking trails map. It is a sheet of paper, yet, is so valuable.

The article is the Annapurna base camp trek map with distance. Along with distance, you can also get information on the trekking duration and altitude. The trek starts from Pokhara. The total Pokhara to Annapurna base camp distance is 37.1 kilometers.

You can take your time to complete this trek. The number of days depends on the trek routes to Annapurna base camp. The standard one is the Annapurna base camp trek 10 days. This trek goes through Poon Hill, hence it is also called Annapurna Base Camp trek via Poonhill.

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Route Map of Annapurna Base Camp

Kathmandu to Pokhara

Driving Distance: 201 kilometers

Drive Duration: 5 hours

Highest Altitude: 1400 meters

The journey to Annapurna Base Camp begins with a from Kathmandu. You can go to Pokhara from Kathmandu by various means. You can drive to Pokhara in a bus. You can also fly in a domestic short flight to Pokhara.

Kathmandu to Pokhara is an incredible journey. While you travel by bus, you will be travelling along a highly scenic road. If you take a flight to Pokhara, you can enjoy the incredible Himalayan views and the aerial view of Kathmandu valley.

Pokhara is a beautiful city blessed with amazing natural amazements. Enjoy your time in Pokhara.

Pokhara to Tikhe Dunga

Trek Duration: 4 hours

Trek Distance: 9.6 kilometers

Drive Distance: 1 hour 30 minutes to Nayapul

Highest Altitude: 1540m

From Pokhara, you can find a ride to a place called Nayapul. You will ride through a large and beautiful village of Lumle. After arriving in Nayapul, the trek officially begins. Be ready to follow the beautiful staircases along the bank of Modi khola.

After around 20 minutes, you will begin to walk through the stone-paved path to Birethanti, 1000 meters. There is a big town in Birethanti where Gurung, Magar, and Thakali people are the major inhabitants. There are many shops and teahouses in Birethanti where you can stop for lunch.

From there, you will be following the winding trails through forest of bamboos. You’ll also see many waterfalls and some natural pools. There are some trekkers who don’t hesitate to take a dip in the pools.

Continuing the beautiful trail with sounds of water running on the Bhurungdi Khola, you will take a steady climb to Hille, 1495 meters. A short climb from Hille, and there Tikhedunga is.

Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani

Trek Duration:

Trek Distance: 9.4 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 2775 meters

The journey begins as you cross the river in Tikhedunga over a suspension bridge. After crossing the river, the trail dips and again crosses the Bhurungdi River. Then begins a steep ascend through the stone staircases to Ulleri village, 2070 meters. The village is a beautiful village of Magar people.

Now, the trail ascends alongside beautiful pastures and cultivated lands. Ascend a little longer and you’ll walk into dense jungles of oaks and rhododendrons. You’ll also see cascading waterfalls on the way. You’ll reach Banthanti, 2250 meters. You will walk across amazing streams and a scenic ridge on your way to Nangethanti 2460 meters.

You can have lunch there and begin trekking towards Ghorepani. It roughly takes an hour to reach Ghorepani 2840 meters from there.

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani

Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Trek Distance: 9.7 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 2540 meters

Poon Hill, if you don’t know is an incredible panoramic view of some incredible Himalayas in Annapurna range. From there, you will see a breathtaking panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167 meters), Tukuche (6920 meters), Nilgiri (6940 meters), Annapurna I (8091 meters), Hiuchhuli (6441 meters), Tarke Kang (7193 meters), Annapurna South,Gangapurna (7454 meters), Lamjung Himal (6986 meters), and Machhapuchhre Himal (6997 meters).

You will hike to Poon Hill early in the morning from Ghorepani village. Since this trek goes via Poon Hill, some call it the Poonhill ABC trek. The sunrise view from Poon Hill is the best one. You wouldn’t want to miss it. From Poonhill, you will get back to Ghorepani. From Ghorepani, you will see the stone steps. Follow them as you ascend towards Deurali.

From Deurali village, the trail goes down into a green forest. On the way, you’ll see some amazing waterfalls and streams. You will then reach Banthati. Follow the mesmerizing trails and you will finally reach Tadapani.

Tadapani is a famous place for an incredible sunset view. Enjoy it!

Tadapani to Chhomrung

Trek Duration: 3 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 9.8 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 2170 meters

From Tadapani, you will walk down across the shades of Rhododendron trees. After descending the trail for nearly an hour, you will reach a stream called Kimrong Khola. Cross the suspension bridge over the Kimrong Khola. No more descents now.

The trail ascends slowly to a small and beautiful Gurung village called Chule village. From the village, you’ll see beautiful Himalayan views. Follow the trail, slowly climb the ascend through the forest. Also, there is a huge landslide ridge. Finally, you will reach the densely populated Chhomrong village, 2170 meters.

Chhomrong is an incredibly amazing place. As you look above the town, you’ll see the glistening peaks of Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Macchapuchre, and Gangapurna Himal gently kissing the sky. For your information, Chhomrong village is also a gateway to the Annapurna Sanctuary trek.

Chhomrong to Dovan or Himalaya Hotel via Bamboo

Trek Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 8 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 2540 meters

Aren’t the routes of Annapurna Base Camp trek sounding amazing? Well, as you get closer, it becomes even more exciting. The journey from Chhomrong to Dovan is amazing!

You will leave Chhomrong by doing the descending staircases. There is a suspension bridge over Chhomrong Khola. After crossing, the trail ascends towards a small and beautiful village called Sinuwa, 2340 meters. The trail passes through deep and dense Bamboo, Rhododendron, and Oak trees.

Ascending gradually, you will reach Kuldi, 2470 meters. No more ascends for the day. From Khuldi, you will be doing the long and slippery descent through the stone staircase into the Bamboo village. Passing through the Modi Khole forest of bamboo and rhododendron trees, you will reach Dovan.

Dovan/Himalaya to Machhapurchhe Base Camp or Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary)

Dovan/Himalaya to Machhapurchhe Base Camp or Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary)

Trek Duration: 3 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 8.5 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 3700 meters

Walking uphill through the serene forest of Bamboo and Rhododendron to the Himalayan Hotel. From there, you will walk further towards the Hinko Cave. Hinko Cave is where there used to be porter’s house years ago.

From the Hinko cave, the trail continues towards Deurali. There are some portions of the trail that are prone to avalanche. Be careful while you walk. The trail will direct you towards the base camp of Macchapuchre Himal.

The Machhapuchhare Base Camp, 3700 meters, is a beautiful place from where you can see some astonishing views of Mt. Hiuchhuli, Annapurna ranges, and Mt. Machhapuchhare. Spend some time at the base camp. If you want to stay there overnight, you can stay at the lodges there.

If you want to travel further to Annapurna Base Camp, follow the trekking trail. After walking for approximately an hour, you will reach the base camp of Annapurna. The place is also called the Annapurna Sanctuary since it is surrounded by the Himalayas on all sides. Finally, you’ve conquered your Annapurna Base Camp trek.

Enjoy the magnificent Himalayan range of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Peak, Mt. Macchapuchre, Lamjung Himal, and Barah Shikhar.

Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2345m)

Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Trek Distance: 12.7 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 2345 meters

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Map

Explore the amazing Annapurna Base Camp. From the base camp, you will return back to Bamboo today. On your way back through the Macchapuchre enjoy the enticing views of the glistening peaks from there too. From Macchapuchre Base Camp, you will retrace back your steps and trek to Deurali. From Deurali, you will trek down to Dovan and then to Bamboo.

Bamboo to Chhomrung

Trek Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 11 Km

Highest Altitude: 2310 meters

From Bamboo, walk uphill towards Kuldihar. From there, you will be walking through a beautiful forest to Sinuwa village. From Sinuwa, the trail dips down to Chhomrong Khola where there is a suspension bridge. Cross the river and walk up through the beautiful 2500 stone steps to Chhomrong.

Chhomrung to Ghandruk

Trek Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 8 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 2400 meters

From Chhomrong, you will follow the trail towards the Ghandruk village. Ghandruk is a beautiful and very popular village in Annapurna. The Ghandruk village offers incredible pictures of Annapurna mountains touching the skyline. Also, you can enjoy stunning sunrise and a splendid sunset view from there.

Ghandruk to Landruk to Pokhara

Trek Duration: 4 hours

Trek Distance: 8.6 kilometers

Highest Altitude: 1400 meters

Ghandruk to Pokhara is an exciting journey. From Ghandruk, you will finally return back to Pokhara.


What is the Annapurna base camp height?

The height of the Annapurna base camp is 4130 meters. This is the highest altitude that you will reach while trekking to Annapurna base camp.

How many hours do I have to walk in a single day during the ABC trek?

The average walking hours per day during Annapurna base camp trekking is 5 to 6 hours. Thus, this trek is good for those with a moderately fit body and has good endurance.

Will I have an acclimatization day during my ABC trek?

There is no rest day or acclimatization day during this trek. This is because the altitude gain during the trek isn’t so huge. If you have done a few training, hikes, and exercises before the trek, you can easily adapt to the altitude gain. Thus, trekking to Annapurna base camp is a good one for beginners also.


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