Annapurna base camp family trek is one of the moderate treks that you can do with your family in Nepal. Annapurna base camp is very demanded and well known as well as spectacular trekking routes in Annapurna. This routes also combines the Poon Hill Trek as well, if you have more time to do the long trek. The Poon hill offers you magnificent scenery of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri from the same point ie Poon Hill 3210 Meter. The mesmerizing rhododendron forest is another thing that eases your tiredness of the day trek. The beauty of this forest in the spring season is just beyond imaginations.

Located in the middle of Annapurna Conservation Area, known as ACAP which do inspection and control on this conservation. Annapurna base camp family trekking has a different route of the starting point. Usually, trekker starts their trek from Nayapul then to Poon Hill and goes to Annapurna base camp. This is one of the best and very popular routes. Annapurna base camp trek is also known as an Annapurna sanctuary trek. It is an easy trek that most of the trekker can do! In particular, the Annapurna region of Nepal is quite famous for being a region of immense natural beauty, a wide variety of flora and fauna and amazing Gurung and Magar People culture.

The 10th highest mountain of the world Mt. Annapurna (8091m) and trek reaches its base camp, which is at the height of 4130m/13549ft is one of the most recreational holidays in Nepal. That is the reason why it is so attractive among diverse outdoor enthusiasts, from solo traveller to group hikers.

Annapurna base camp family trekking goes through the deep and narrow Modi river gorge. The trail is full of thick bamboo bushes as well as different types of alpine trees. the vertical fast following Modi river always interesting to see. The giant mountains on both sides are incredibly beautiful. The Mountains are visible perfectly when you reach the Machhapurche Base camp. From there you can see many mountains such as a Fishtail, Annapurna south, Gandharva chuli, Hinchuli, Baraha chuli, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and many other peaks. As you get closer to the base camp you would see the perfect view of Annapurna South and Annapurna very closely.

Nepal Trek hub offers you the Annapurna base camp family holidays to satisfy your needs to trek to Annapurna base camp with your family members. We will do our best to satisfy your needs and get this adventure done. Our friendly and professional staff are always there to help you to make your trip successful and happy. lets us know when are you doing this with whom so we can do better planning for you.

Annapurna base camp family trek highlights

Annapurna base camp family trek highlights include the following thing that you see on Annapurna base camp trek

  • 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

    Pokhara Elevation:800 MeterUlleri Elevation: 2070 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 1200 meters ApproxDistance Travel:45 Km by dive, 12 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accentTime 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

    Ulleri Elevation: 2070 MeterGhorepani Elevation:2875 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 800 meters ApproxDistance Travel:12-15 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accentTime 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

    Ghorepani Elevation:2875 MeterTadapani Elevation: 2675 Meter
    Elevation loss: 200 Meters ApproxDistance Travel:15 -18 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trailTime 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

    Tadapani Elevation: 2675 MeterChomrong Elevation:2170 Meter
    Elevation loss: 700 meters ApproxDistance Travel:12 KM – 15 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is decent and accent at lastTime 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

    Chomrong Elevation:2170 MeterHimalaya Elevation: 2900 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 700 meters ApproxDistance Travel:15 KM – 18 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accentTime 7-8 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.
  • Day 08: Himalaya Hotel to Machapuchhare Base Cam

    Himalaya Elevation: 2900 MeterMachapuchhare Base Camp Elevation:3800 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 700 meters ApproxDistance Travel:12 KM – 15 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accentTime 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. We stay overnight at Machhapurche base camp.
  • Day 09:Machapuchhare Base Camp to Bamboo

    Machapuchhare Base Camp Elevation:3800 MeterBamboo Elevation: 2600 Meter
    Elevation loss: 1200 meters ApproxDistance Travel:20 KM – 22 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is decentTime 7-8Hours
    This is the one of the tough days of our trek, today you need to wake up at 4’0 clock in the morning to hike the Annapurna base camp (4130 Meter) which takes about 2.30 hours. Spending a few hours in base camp, we will take breakfast then go down to Machapuchhare Base Camp and pack our things then start our trek docents down to Bamboo. We will do lunch at Deurali today. We go down through Himalaya until bamboo 2600 Meter.
  • Day 10:Bamboo to Jhinu

    Bamboo Elevation: 2600 MeterJhinu Elevation:1400 Meter
    Elevation loss: 1200 meters ApproxDistance Travel:10-12 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is decentTime 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

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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Trek Facts
  • Difficulty:Moderate
  • Duration:13 Days
  • Accommodation: Tea house trek
  • Trip Style:Tea House
  • RegionAnnapurna
  • MealsFull Board
  • Altitude4130M ie 13550ft
  • Group-Size1-18 Person
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
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    Why you’ll love this trip?
    • This is one of the short and easy trek in Annapurna Region which gives you opportunity to see the best scenery

    • Big, Beautiful and peaceful Fewa Lake of Pokhara which is one of the biggest lake in Nepal. Tal barahi temple is located in the middle of the lake Phewa, you can go there by boating

    • If you are lucky enough, you can see Grey Langur Monkeys, Himalayan blue ship as you pass through the big rhododendron forest

    • Perfect view of Mt Fishtail (6997 meter) , Annapurna I(8091 meter), Annapurna ii (7995 meter) , Tent Peak(5,663 meter), Annapurna Frank, Gandrava Chuli, Hinchuli Peak and many other peaks

    • You can see many waterfalls and deep gorge of Modi river, Beautiful terraces, Gurung and Magar people culture and their warm hospitality