• Trek Duration
    7-12 Days + –
  • Accommodation
    Tea House Trek
  • Max Altitude
    4,130 Meters
  • Trekkers Numbers
    1-18 but Flexible
  • Best Time of Year
    Spring and Autumn
  • Trek Difficulty
  • Price: 630 or + –

Annapurna base camp family trek is a easy family Hiking in Nepal

The Annapurna Base Camp family Trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, is a popular moderate trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Annapurna base camp family trek is a great option for families looking for an adventure in the Himalayas. This trek offers a chance to explore the beautiful Gurung village, mountain scenery, and vivid landscapes inside the Annapurna conservation area with your loved ones. The trek is designed to be suitable for families with children, and the itinerary can be customized to suit the needs of your family. It is considered a moderate trek and typically takes around 8-14 days to complete from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. This Annapurna base camp trek goes through the Ghorepani which is one of the best viewpoints to see the Annapurna Himalayan ranges as well.

The Annapurna base camp family trek reaches the base of the 10th highest mountain in the world Mt. Annapurna (8091m). Trekkers gain an altitude of 4130m/13549ft during this trek. On the way to the base camp, they can see multiple villages like Chomrong, Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and many more. You will see the multiple suspension bridges, dense rhododendron forests, and high waterfalls falls from mountains. The trail goes partially via a bank of the Modi river and reaches the base of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. When you are at the Annapurna base camp you can see the mountains like Fishtail, Annapurna south, Gandharva chuli, Hinchuli, Baraha chuli, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and many other peaks with big glacier which is just behind the Annapurna and Machhapurche base camp. At the end of the trek you will enjoy the hot spring on Jhinu Danda

Annapurna Base Camp trek facts

Trek Name
Annapurna Base Camp trek
Duration:9 days trek, 2 days in Kathmandu
2 days in Pokhara but this can be up and down as per your time frame
Max. elevation:4130 Meter, Annapurna Base Camp Trek
StartNaya Pul, Pothana, Ghandruk
EndsNaya Pul, Pothana
Best TimeSpring and Autumn Season
Permits:TIMS and ACCAP Permits
AccommodationTea House

Annapurna base camp family trek highlights

  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You can see the northern Himalayan range while driving or flying to Pokhara. If you drive you would also see the people doing rafting on the Trisuli River
  • Pleasurable time in Pokhara, You can enjoy the Pokhara because this is a beautiful city which is peaceful as well as beautiful because of its locality. The city is located on the bank of Phewa lake.
  • Enjoyable drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, you will see the panoramic view of Annapurna Range
  • local people and their cultures on the way to Ulleri, you can see hile, Sudame and Ramghai, you will able to get to know some about the local cultures and traditions.
  • You can see the traditional Gurung Village such as a Ghandruk and Chomrong, You will get to know about the Gurung people and their bravery on Gorkha Soldiers
  • trekkers can see Uncountable mountain peaks from Poon Hill, Tadapani and Even from base camp as well. The Highlighted mountain is Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri 8167 Meter and many other high peaks.
  • Pleasurable jungle walk, from Sinuwa to Himalaya, sometimes you can see the Himalayan Thar and uncountable monkeys.
  • Hot springs in Jhinu Danda to enjoy the last day or the trek

Annapurna base camp family trek preparation

if you are doing this with family then Annapurna base camp family trek preparation should be done very properly. It depends on you how good you tell to us we can give you the best advice and tell you things to do for better preparation for your Annapurna base camp family trekking. here are the things that you should do for a good Annapurna base camp trek.

  • Trekking to Annapurna base camp is best for certain time period. Spring and autumn season are the best. for better experience you have to read bit about what is the best time for trekking in Nepal
  • Travelling with family needs some preparation, if you are coming with the kids then you have to tell us prior to your arrival
  • Family trek should be done by each of your family members, if some of the family members could not make then it is difficult for you to handle this, so better to know about the Nepal trek grade
  • proper gear is very important for you to get the your trek successful so read more about the gear list
  • Altitude mountain sickness might happens in the mountain so you should read and get more about the altitude mountain sickness

Annapurna base camp family trek tips

Nepal Trek Hub has a some Annapurna base camp family trek tips for your successful trip

  • Plan very well, because proper planning makes your trip successful
  • The given itinerary below are for the normal trekkers, you need to put some more days extra if in case of Emergency as well as the itinerary must be customized
  • Advance confirmation can make your trip very well arranged.
  • You must be clear that your family member can do this trek very well, if not then you can do a smaller trek

Annapurna base camp family trek itinerary

Annapurna base camp family trek itinerary is mentioned here below

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and trekking preparation

    Me or Staff from NTH Welcome you in Kathmandu International Airport then together you will transfer to your hotel. We will discus and help you to prepare for the trek.
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara 7-8 hours or Fly 30 Minutes

    We take the tourist bus from Kathmandu tourist bus park to go Pokhara, the tourist bus leaves 7 o clock in the morning. They stop for 3 times while the drive for Breakfast, lunch and toilet breaks. This journey takes 7-8 hours. If you fly it just 30 minutes.
  • Day 03: Drive from Pokhara then trek to Ulleri 1960 Meters, 6-7 Hours

    You will go through the private vehicle from Pokhara to Nayapul, During the drive, you can see magnificent Annapurna range, Fishtail and Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal. You can also see how local do their traditional farming while driving, it takes 1.30 hours to 2 hours to reach in Nayapool. From here you start the trek. The permit checking office will check your permit in Birethanti, You will trek through the bank of the small river until you reach to Tikhedunga then climb 2 hours to reach ulleri.
  • Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani 2875 Meters, 12-15 KM, 6-7 Hours

    The trek starts from climbing the stairs to Banthanti. from Banthanti the trail goes through inside the forest, the stairs are very less until we climb to Nangethanti. Nangethati is a lunch place where we do lunch, a place located inside the forest is relaxing. After lunch, we need to walk 1 hour further to reach Ghorepani
  • Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani 2675 Meters, 15-18 KM, 6-7 Hours

    Early in the morning, we go to see the sunrise over the mountain from Poon Hill 3210 Meter. when you back to Ghorepani, you will do breakfast. Heaving breakfast you start your trek. Today trek is fantastic cause you to walk through the ridge of the hill until deurali, you can taste the local cheese of this place, the trails descent down until the river before Tadapani. From here you need to climb 30 minutes to Tadapani.
  • Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrong 2170 Meters, 12-15 KM, 6-7 Hours

    We need to go down a lot today. Tadapani is the top of the hill, We need to go down Gurjung which takes around 2 hours, after crossing the bridge the trail slowly climb up until you reach to chomrong, You spend your 1 night here.
  • Day 07: Chomrong to Himalaya 2900 Meters, 17-23 Km, 8-9 Hours

    Following the bank of Modi river, we trek towards north valley. the trail passes the big forest and bamboo bushes. You can see some wildlife if you are lucky enough. We will do lunch at Dovan before we reach to Himalaya. From Himalaya the trails goes upstream of the rivers till the Hincu Cave. Hincu cave to Deurali it takes 15 Minutes.
  • Day 08: Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna base camp 4130 Meters, 14-16 KM, 5-6 Hours

    We trek up to Machhapurche base camp through the bank of Modi river, and bottom of Fishtail mountain, This is quite a dangerous area because of an avalanche, Bagar is a place where most of the time avalanche falls. Aftercrossing the bagar you will reach to MBC. Together with the glance of the great himalayas you walk till the base of the Mt Annapurna which is known as a Annapurna base camp.
  • Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo 2600 Meters, 24-28 KM, 8-9 Hours

    You will see the spectacular view of the mountain ranges from the Annapurna base camp and sunrise on it. Heaving the breakfast we go decends down to Dovan for lunch and further trek to Bamboo.
  • Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu 1400 Meters, 10-12KM, 5-6 Hours

    As we leave the bamboo we climb a bit then straight walk until Sinuwa. From Sinuwa we can see Jhinu. Descending down to Chomrong river then climb to Chomrong we again go down to Jhinu. A hot spring pool is here. you can enjoy the day in the hot spring.
  • Day 11: Jhinu to Pokhara

    This is our last day, as we cross the bridge we climb a bit then head to Kiumi, from here you will take the jeep to reach in Pokhara.
  • Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus

  • Day 13: Your departure day

Annapurna base camp trek cost includes

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
  • Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
  • Langtang National park permits
  • Seasonal Fruits if possible
  • First Aid Box
  • TIMS Permit
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs

Cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Great Annapurna Trek, lifetime experience

January 29, 2023

I booked a 10-day trek around the Annapurna region with Nepal Trek Hub. From the beginning of Communication, I was asking so many questions regarding Annapurna Trek. Every time I got my answer so quickly. Shreeram was the best man to solve each and every query regarding this Annapurna Trek. I had so much information regarding the Annapurna Trekking so I was well prepared regarding types of equipment and gear. On arrival, Shreeram Pick Up me from the airport. We had a nice conversation in hotel regarding my trip. My Guide Rajesh was there to meet me and afterwards, rajesh took care of everything. He was hero of my trip not only as a guide but also as a friend. As I am alone I was frightened that I could be board but that thing did not happen to me as Rajesh was so funny

Being single it is hard to get the accommodation in Annapurna as I understood myself, but my guide managed me super accommodation everyday. We were doing Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Annapurna Base Camp. As my guide was Encyclopedia, I understood many things regarding Nepal such as how Nepal formed. What is its history? What are the culture and ethnicity? Language, politics, rural life and many other things that other travellers do not care about.

I was so lucky in terms of weather because from the start of my trek to end, it was crystal clear weather so I saw many mountains, terrains and landscapes. It was also good to see the rhododendron flowers blooming in the forest. I enjoyed the mesmerizing view of the Forest and mountains.

I saw Mt.Annapurna, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Fishtail mountain and many other beautiful peaks around the region. It was quite narrow valley but the scenery was amazing itself plus I got more impression that the local porters were carrying 60-70 kg easily in baskets to the hotel’s supplies. And the more interesting thing is they were in flip-flops.

Overall, my experience with Nepal Trek Hub was super. They were kind and helpful as well as very professional in their profession. They are about the client’s need and what they want. They were also very happy to customize the trip even in office or in Trip as well. I can recommend to anyone who is going to Nepal for any trip.

Oliver Smith

Response from Nepal Trek Hub

Hello Oliver

Greetings from Nepal Trek Hub.

Thank you so much for your Great Appreciation Review to us. Your Review is always helpful to increase our service level on our maximum level. We are very glad that you enjoyed with our team during your Annapurna base camp trek and we would like to see you back again in Nepal for Another Adventure.


Amazing Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

January 22, 2023

in short.. (after several times failing to write long reviews)

it was an amazing trek, fully helped by a great team at Nepal Trek Hub.

Ram and his team (Som our helpful local guide, and Gurung a friendly porter) have helped us make this trip possible.

Looking forward to seeing this team again next year (VisitNepal2020) to go to Everest Base Camp.

Yudhi Ismayadi

Response from Nepal Trek Hub

Hello yudhi

thank you so much for your valuable review regarding our service. I hope you had a great time with our staff on the Annapurna base camp trek and learn something about Nepal.

Best Regards

Shreeram Thapaliya

Frequently asked question Regarding Annapurna base camp family trek faq

Below we have mentioned some question regarding Annapurna base camp family trek faq, that are asked by frequent hikers/traveler before they do Annapurna base camp trek. you can get basic information from here, however if it still does not satisfy your question please ask question to us

When is the best season to do Annapurna Base camp family trek?

October to November is best season to do Annapurna base camp trek. In this time the weather is very good, clear sky for whole day so you can see mountain very clearly. On this time you can also see the rice filed. The second best season is March and April because this time The rhododendron flower bloom.

How long we have to walk per day, and how difficult it is?

Trekkers are required to walk 6-7 hours during the trek days. It is not that very difficult but you need to climb stairs often.

What kind of accommodation do we get

These are tea houses, very basic sometimes you get attached bathroom too but it is not that luxurious however you can adjust it.

Is there WIFI service in Annapurna base camp trek

Most of the tea house have already set up wifi but this wifi are so slow, in some place you won’t find wifi.

Is there Hot Shower during the trek?

Yes, Tea house provide hot shower, some time solar some time Gas Shower as well, they charge you per shower, per head.

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