The ABC Trek is 67 km/ 41.6 mi. Normally, 10 km/ 6 mi is covered each day. However, the hike is long from ABC to Bamboo, encompassing 15.5 km. On average, 5 to 6 hours of the trek must cover 10 km/ 6 mi per day.
From Pokhara to ABC, the altitudinal difference is 3,310 m/ 10,860 ft. The elevation rise is mostly gradual, with about 500 m/ 1,640 ft. However, a hike from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani is over 1000 m/ 3,280 ft of ascent in a single hike.
Typical Annapurna Base Camp Itinerary
On average, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking takes 15 days to complete. A typical itinerary is:
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,265ft)
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (822m/2,697ft) 6-7 hours.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul (1 hr. 30 min) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m/5052ft) 3-4 hours
Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2,880 m/9,449 ft) 6 hours
Day 6: Trek to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,532ft) and to Tadapani (2,620m/8,596ft) 6-7 hours
Day 7: Trek to Sinuwa (2,360m/7,743ft) 5-6 hours
Day 8: Trek to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft) 5-6 hours
Day 9: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550 ft) 4-5 hours
Day 10: ABC to Bamboo (2,300 m/7,546 ft) 6-7 hours
Day 11: Jhinu Danda (1,770m/5,807ft) 4-5 hours
Day 12: Jhinu Danda to Pothana (1,890 m/6,201 ft) 5-6 hours
Day 13: Pothana to Phedi (3 hours) and drive to Pokhara (1 hour)
Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu | Farewell Dinner (6-7 hours)
Day 15: Final Departure day
How long does it take to get to Annapurna Base Camp?
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be completed in 15 days to and from Kathmandu.
How many miles is the Annapurna Base Camp trek?
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is 67 km/ 41.6 mi.
How do I get from Annapurna base camp to Pokhara?
From Pokhara, you can drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga. Then you can trek through Ghorepani, Tadapani, Sinuwa, Deurali, and then finally reach Annapurna Base Camp.