Is it Possible to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in Monsoon? Best ABC Trekking Seasons: Guide Cost and Itinerary

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking has become the most popular trekking in Nepal for mild-adventure lovers. Sometimes it becomes adventurous, especially in the winter after the heavy snowfall. You may need to wear crampons. Otherwise, it is an ideal trip to the Annapurna region of Nepal.


Annapurna Trekking in Nepal


Best Seasons Vs Monsoon

Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek. It begins from March April and up to May as a season and September, October, November, and December as other good seasons. So what during monsoon and mid-winter?

June, July, and August are known as the monsoon season in Nepal. Trekking in Monsoon is not so easy, especially in Annapurna, because it is the most rain-falling area in Nepal. However, it rains mostly around the evening, which means you have already reached the camps, in many cases. You can enjoy the trek also in monsoon equally, but the preparations should be done as of raincoat. You should have a mindset that you can do it although it rains.

How Long Does it Take?

It depends on where to begin and which route will you take. Normally, it is a 1-week journey from Pokhara to Pokhara. But another route can be 9-10 days from Pokhara.


01 Day: Drive to Matkyu (3-4 hrs). Trek to Chhomrong (2030 M/ 3-4 hrs).

02 Day: Trek to Bamboo (2310 M/5-6 hrs).

03 Day: Trek to Deurali (3200 M/5-6 hrs).

04 Day: Trek to ABC (4130 M /4-5 hrs) via MBC (3700 M).

05 Day: Trek to Dovan (2580 M/6-7 hrs).

06 Day: Trek to Jhinu (1780 m/5-6 hrs). Visit hot spring.

07 Day: Trek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara.


Optional Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Tikhedhunga. 1 hour drive/3 hrs walk

Day 02: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. 6 hrs

Day 03: Hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani. 8 hrs

Day 04: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2040m). 5 hrs

Day 05: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo / Dovan (2580m). 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3290m). 3-4 hrs

Day 07: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). 4-5 hrs

Day 08: Trek from ABC to Bamboo (2500m). 6-7 hrs

Day 09: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu (Hot Spring) 1500m. 4 hours

Day 10: Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.



Guide and Cost of the Trip

Normally, it's 500-700 USD per person based on the group size you have and the route you follow.

We have highly experienced guides for the base camp treks, who are government authorized, have licenses, and deal with all the hardships of the trek, problems that occur due to the weather, and the solutions. They are highly responsive to the guests and their problems.

For booking Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trekking in Nepal at Budget/Cheap Cost, please contact Nepal Kameleon Holidays via:

WhatsApp: +977 9851159455

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