What you should pack for Annapurna base camp trek

  • Updated on Apr 30, 2022
  • Govinda Gurung

At the point when I was arranging Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal, I didn't know the exact thing to pack. I had done bunches of for the time being climbing and setting up camp outings at home in Canada however I'd never traveled in the Himalayas and I didn't know what was in store. What might the weather conditions be like? Annapurna Base Camp trip is a high-height mountain journey. You should stroll for around 5-6 hours every day for over seven days that as well, conveying a weighty knapsack. Thus, before you pack, you should consider the pressing rundown for the Annapurna Base Camp trip to facilitate your excursion.

For your benefit, we have arranged a definitive fundamental pressing rundown of the multitude of things you really want for the trip. In any case, this rundown is not the slightest bit conclusive as the last decision completely relies upon your need and judgment. Despite the fact that the rundown is for Annapurna Trek, it applies to travel elsewhere in other Himalayan paths, for example, Everest Base Camp Trek, Manaslu Trek, Annapurna Circle Trek, Three Passes Trek to the Everest Region. Annapurna Base Camp path is the principal climb I have at any point done. Not the first multi-day journey or the primary high-elevation journey, yet my very first climb. It is one of the most excellent and difficult encounters I have at any point had in my life and it is one that I hold extremely near my heart.

Our favored agenda incorporates a trip up to Poon Hill as a component of this astonishing experience. This gives you more acclimatization as well as the absolute most shocking perspectives in the area. Annapurna base camp journey is the Himalayan area high elevation journey. You need to walk 5-6 hours every day, over seven days conveying with weighty burden rucksack. You need to orchestrate a traveling sack carefully according to the journeying season. What's more, you should feel good while strolling. Along these lines, you need to pack traveling gears consider as an Annapurna trekking pressing rundown prior to beginning an excursion. However, what do you welcome on a 16-day undertaking that incorporates to such an extent? Our manual for what to pack for Annapurna Base Camp has all the information you really want.

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What Ian will Pack

We comprehend the attire that will turn out best for all conditions you might experience on your trip to Annapurna. This video is intended to show what Ian would welcome on his trip to Annapurna Base Camp. Ian has made the excursion to Annapurna Base Camp more than 10 times, remained on the highest point of Everest and driven many journeys in various circumstances. This is the stuff and apparel Ian has involved on his various trips and undertakings in the Annapurna locale of Nepal.

Pressing rundown for ladies

On account of female explorers, there may be a requirement for a few additional things. We recommend you bring the accompanying things for a more agreeable journey insight into Annapurna Base Camp.

Sports bras, Strolling the rough ways of journey preliminary will not be anything under a game. There's a high chance of you perspiring like a competitor. Thus, we suggest carrying an agreeable games bra alongside you.

Travel-sized cleanser, Nowadays' lengthy excursions will make your hair dry and crimped. Thus, we propose bringing a cleanser, in the event that you want to scrub in the middle between. The dry cleaner will be a superior choice.

Skincare things, It is important to deal with your skin in any event, during these trips. On account of the atmospheric condition, your skin will get dry without any problem. In this way, we propose bringing a movement estimated cream, skin chemical, and sunscreen alongside you.

Tampons and Sanitary Pads, In the event that you're going during this time, we suggest bringing a few tampons or any sterile cushions with you.

Wool headband (discretionary) Wool headbands will prove to be useful during traveling. They do not just get your hair far from your face yet, in addition, safeguard you from cold.

Important Travel Documents to Pack for ABC Trek

For the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will require two allows: the ACAP license and The TIMS Card. There are different designated spots on the trip where you need to confirm your journey licenses. Along these lines, you ought to keep them convenient all through the journey.

Here is a rundown of reports that you should convey with you consistently during the trip:

  • Your Passport
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Air Tickets
  • Voucher
  • Visa Sized Photos
  • Guide and Guide Book ( it will assist you with picking your course)
  • Cash (Nepali money) and cash pack (The path is remote. There are no banks and ATMs on the path. Convey sufficient money before you leave Pokhara.)
  • The two Permits
  • ACAP

TIMS CardElectronic and Gadgets to Pack for ABC Trek

  • Cell Phone and Charger
  • Camera, Memory Cards and Charger or Batteries
  • Mount Stands
  • Headlamp and Extra Batteries
  • Power Bank
  • Plug Adapter


At the point when you pursue an Earth's Edge campaign, we give you an exhaustive the boot list that has all that you really want. As the journey to Annapurna Base Camp isn't quite as specialized as a few different ascensions, you won't require an excess of expert gear. Here are the fundamentals to kick you off.


  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf


  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass


  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

For autumn and spring

Autumn (September-November) and spring (March-May) seasons are offering an ideal stable climate and moderate temperature during the Annapurna headquarters journey. For that reason, the fall and spring season is the best chance to travel to ABC. During the journey, you partake in free perspectives on skies that deal with entrancing perspectives on nature. The days are radiant and splendid. Subsequently, you will perspire a ton. So. You can wear lightweight cotton garments. Wearing full sleeve shirts and shirts will keep away from the suntans.

For the Annapurna base camp trek in pre-winter and spring, you don't have to bring extra warm and woolen garments. In any case, you need to convey thermals for the evenings and mornings.

Here is the pressing rundown of ABC's journey in the pre-winter and spring season;

  • Lightweight climbing shirt
  • Full or half Pants/Trousers
  • Climbing clothing
  • Thermals
  • A couple of good quality journeying shoes
  • Wind-con artist Jacket and pants
  • Lightweight down coat
  • A couple of climbing shoes
  • Gloves
  • Lightweight climbing socks
  • Shorts
  • Light clothing's
  • Agreeable Sports Bras (for young ladies)
  • A Sun Hat
  • Shades

For Monsoon/ Summer

Monsoon (June, July, August) time sees incessant rainfalls. The greater part of the nights and evenings are stormy. The air is muggier. The daytime has a gentle temperature assuming that it downpours. Yet, on radiant days it is very more blazing in June. Notwithstanding, evenings and mornings at the headquarters can get cold because of storms.

A rainstorm is when parasites and wild bugs are more dynamic on the path. Consequently, you should pack confirmation gears. Remember conveying table salt, for bloodsuckers, and against bug salves.

For a storm trip to ABC, pack these attire:

  • Full sleeve traveling Shirt
  • Windproof/waterproof traveling pants (long)
  • Windstopper Jacket (waterproof)
  • Against siphon Socks
  • Down Jacket for cold evenings
  • A Raincoat
  • A Rain Pant
  • Waterproof traveling boots

Is it safe to say that you are arranging your Annapurna Base Camp Trek? Go ahead and us. Let us know your necessities, we can assist you with making your excursion critical.

For Winter

Winter (December, January, February) at the Annapurna Base Camp is awfully cold. During mid-winter, the atmospheric conditions at the headquarters could deteriorate. You might experience horrible blizzards and torrential slide breakdowns.

The colder time of year evenings is chilling. The temperature at headquarters could drop down underneath the frosty temperature. The virus is difficult to bear on the off chance that you wear lacking apparel. In this manner, you should wear comfortable garments in layers to keep your body heat kept up with.

Here we have recorded a portion of the should-pack clothing for the Annapurna Base Camp trip in December.

  • Warm Shirt and Trousers
  • A woolen cap
  • A woolen scarf
  • Layered attire
  • Lightweight woolen jumper/sweater
  • Down coat or down vest
  • Downy or fleece pants
  • Heavyweight gloves or gloves
  • Thermals
  • Warm underwears

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