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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

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Price starting from

$1,149 USD 1,099

per person

Duration

16 days

Max. Elevation

4135.00m

Group size

2+

Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
Best Season
March-June and September- December
Accomodation
a three-star hotel in Pokhara and Kathmandu, as well as a lodge or guest house while trekking
Meals
Full board while on the trek and breakfast-only in the city.
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Pokhara-Nayapul-Tikhedunga-Ghorepani-Poon Hill-Tadapani-Chomrong-Dovan-Deurali-MBC-ABC-Bamboo-Jhinu village-Sibai-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Highlights


  • Within the picturesque sanctuary and enormous mountains is the base camp for the tenth-highest peak in the world.
  • A stunning view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna can be seen from Poon Hill.
  • Stunning views of mountains and rolling green hills while out for a stroll.
  • Discover the traditional villages of the Magar and Poon peoples, which are of great cultural interest.
  • From the start of the trek to its conclusion, daily walks offered a constant view of snow-capped peaks.
  • The world's two highest mountains, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu, can be seen in stunning sunrise views.


Inside the picturesque Annapurna Sanctuary and in the "heart of the world's tenth-tallest Mt. Annapurna"


Mt. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking rewards you with breathtaking views of Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545ft), Annapurna South Tharpu Chuli/Tent Peak (5,663 m), Gangapurna (7,219m) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft). (fish-tail) and other Spectacular mountain vistas may be observed on the hikes to base camp within the picturesque Annapurna Sanctuary.

Aside from views of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), peaks like Ghorepani and Poon may be observed on hikes from Ghorepani and Ghore. The gorgeous hills with a spectacular sunrise across the range of mountains will leave you stunned by their stunning surroundings and the panorama of mountains.

The Mount Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, a superb blend of adventure and beauty, takes you through gorgeous traditional Gurung and Magar/Pamiri villages. These are high people and farmers' villages, where you may observe the culture and traditional way of life of these people.

This moderate and challenging journey, which travels to the mid hills with a maximum height of above 4,130 m and continual views of mountain panoramas all along the trek, is suitable for individuals of all ages and abilities.

Our picturesque trek begins in the popular tourist city of Pokhara, which is blessed with the natural beauty of lakes and mountains, and travels over the mid hills via traditional and cultural hill tribal communities of Gurung and Magar-Poon to Ghorepani village.

Hike to Poon Hill for the greatest mountain panorama with magnificent dawn views before continuing to our next adventure destination. Through wooded hills and the canyon of the flowing Modi River before entering a scenic and wide-open plains at Annapurna Sanctuary.

Enclosed inside an amphitheater of hills, the trek leads to Our last destination was Annapurna base camp, the highest point of the journey. From here, we drive back to Pokhara for an exhilarating drive back. I returned to Kathmandu with great memories of Mt. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking.

The best time to visit Annapurna Base Camp.

March, April, and May are the months with the best weather. It gets hot in the lower altitudes throughout the summer months. However, as you ascend, they become increasingly useful for the journey. Because the Annapurna base camp trail is bordered by an amazing rhododendron forest, It will be brimming with flower blossoms. September, October, and November are ideal. months for a trip to ABC. In Nepal, the festival months are September and October. October As a result, the hike to Annapurna base camp will be more thrilling. since you will also have the opportunity to experience the festivals. These Three months is ideal for taking in the spectacular vistas. The weather is It's frigid in November, but the vistas are spectacular. The weather is cool in December and January. Do you like to experience the Annapurnas ? The Himalayas, with their snowy surrounds and incredible Himalayan scenery, Then, in December and January: trek to Annapurna base camp. Prepare to deal with the cold weather throughout these months.

Local The Culture and Tradition of Annapurna Base Camp

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek provides opportunities to interact with many ethnic groups. The Brahmans and Chhetris live at lower heights. whereas Gurung and Magar live at higher elevations. Both of these groupings are important ethnic groups in Nepal. Enlistment in the Gorkhas is another similarity. characteristic. The Gorkhas are world-renowned troops known for their courage. This journey will allow you to experience the lifestyle that produces these renowned warriors. You may also experience it by staying in their homes, homestays, and resorts.

Accommodation around Annapurna Base Camp.

On this walk Throughout the Annapurna area, we stayed at the best possible local lodges from the beginning to the end of the trek. It provides superb meals based on your preferences from the lodge's extensive menu, which includes everything from famed Nepalese Dal-Bhat to Continental fare, as well as some Chinese, Tibetan, and Indian dishes. All meals are well-prepared, sanitary, and served in a big bowl. A dining hall with a welcoming atmosphere

Annapurna Base Camp Acclimatization and Communication

The ability to adapt to the surroundings, temperature, Climate, traditions, cultures, and cuisine are critical to finishing, and I enjoyed the walk. We always keep in mind while planning our itineraries that We should not climb more than 1000 meters in a single day. This can lead to altitude sickness and respiratory issues. Slowing down and taking breaks along The route, on the other hand, helps our bodies adjust to variations in temperature, weather, and climate.

Meals and beverages must sometimes be avoided since they induce physiological and emotional stress, resulting in diarrhea. constipation, headaches, temper problems, a sense of maltreatment, and a lack of services. So, before starting on a voyage and enquiring about the available Travelers should always indicate the foods and beverages to which they are allergic or do not consume, as this will aid in the development of a plan B for food and beverages.

Travel Insurance

Holiday Tour Nepal admonishes and suggests that all of its Visitors buy travel and medical insurance in case of unforeseen circumstances. while on their Himalayan vacation. Before traveling to the Himalayan regions, Travel and medical insurance must be obtained.

Before embarking on any trip or trek with Holiday Trip In Nepal, every one of our clients is required to obtain travel and medical insurance. insurance. A sufficient amount of coverage for treks and tours should be included, including coverage for death, personal injury, medical bills, and There are no repatriation charges for any mode of transportation used in an emergency. evacuations, including a helicopter rescue, an air ambulance, or the right baggage coverage.

Altitude Sickness

Anyone can suffer from mountain altitude sickness. The Drop in The low air pressure at high altitude makes breathing difficult owing to a shortage of oxygen. oxygen. It is more common over 3300 meters (10,000 ft.). The following are the symptoms: dizziness or headache; vomiting and nausea; fatigue and fatigue; being weary but unable to sleep; appetite loss; stress and anger; and so on.

To avoid AMS, dress correctly for the weather and drink enough water. Drink plenty of water, eat healthily, and move carefully. If your body is not feeling well, It is recommended to request rest or sleep. Maintain water and heed the tour. leader's guidelines and mountain sickness warnings.

If minor complications arise during a walk, our guides are well-versed in first aid. Before traveling to Nepal, each customer should have his or her own insurance in case of an emergency. In the event of an emergency, all of our employees are covered by insurance. If an emergency helicopter If evacuation is required, we may arrange for helicopter rescue, which may be covered by your insurance.

Toilet facilities in Annapurna Base Camp

There are facilities strewn along the path; virtually all of them are squat toilets, although western toilets are available at all of the Intrepid stays in all of the teahouses Intrepid stays in (save at Annapurna Base Camp), and none of them provide toilet paper. Check your daypack for a paper roll. The majority of the individual rolls are sold at businesses and teahouses along the path.

Communication/Electricity, Recharge Battery and Internet

Most ABC Trek locations have a reliable internet connection. Some lodges even provide free Wi-Fi, although most charge between USD 1 and USD 5.4 for Wi-Fi and cellphone charging. The internet connection, on the other hand, is not always dependable.

However, you may connect to the internet via sim cards. Using sim cards is the most cost-effective method of connecting to the internet. Sim cards also provide a variety of data bundles, making internet access very affordable. It is inexpensive. Sim cards may be purchased easily and cheaply in airports or over the phone. stores. It must be purchased with a passport. However, the connection may not be as accessible or as good as in the base camp.

Ncell and NTC are the two telecommunications firms that operate in the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Cell phone reception is adequate in most small communities and hiking routes. However, in some locations, the The network may be inadequate or unavailable. This also includes the base camp.

 Similarly, a new GSM Mobile tower has been erected along the The Mardi route will assist the ABC Trail. It is a solar-powered base. station located at an elevation of 3,550 meters/ 11,647 feet. Along the ABC path, more development is also planned. The ABC Trekking path may soon have an excellent, consistent phone connection.

Trip Itinerary

Day

1

Upon arriving at Kathmandu International Airport through various airlines, you will be greeted warmly by our office senior staff. Before being transferred to your accommodation in the city center.

After settling into your accommodation and rehydrating, join the other groups for a briefing on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary. Trekking, where our guide will provide you with vital information about the journey and your time in Nepal with us.

The evening includes a welcome supper in a lovely and traditional Nepalese restaurant, as well as a folk culture program of Nepal. while you are having dinner.

Day

2

Depart from the hotel in the morning for a thrilling tour of the city's major attractions, including the city and its valley, which are rich in historical and religious structures, temples, and monasteries that are World Heritage Sites

After an interesting tour, spend the afternoon relaxing. preparing for the Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary Trekking the following morning.

Day

3

Depart from your accommodation in the morning for a fascinating journey through Nepal's Midwest, via farm villages and cities on Nepal's major route to Pokhara

After arriving in Pokhara after a six-hour trip, travel hotels along the Phewa Lake, with time to roam around the area where most of The hotels, restaurants, stores, and shops are located nearby.

Pokhara is a popular and picturesque tourist destination. with the natural beauty of mountains, green hills, and valleys, as well as the quiet and calm lakes of Phewa and Begnas.

(Scenic flights of 30 minutes to Pokhara are available.)

Day

4

Morning drives of a few hours lead you farther west to Nayapul, where you can see the Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayas.

After arriving in Nayapul, the first day's walk follows the From the lovely village of Bhirethati, head north-west on a gradual uphill for several hours, passing interesting Gurung people farm On stone paved steps to Tikhedhunga, which is surrounded by beautiful cascading waterfalls for overnight stops.

Day

5

The second day of the walk begins with a climb up excellent stone stairs leading to Ulleri, a huge and typical hill town populated largely by Gurung tribes with thatched and slated roofs, affording views of Machhapuchare Himal, Annapurna South, and Hunichuli peaks.

From here, a gentle winding up route goes to Ghorepani. Through stunning thick rhododendron and pine tree woods

After a lovely stroll, we arrived in Ghorepani, the home of The Poon people of Magar ancestry are an ethnic hill tribe of Nepal known for its Gorkha troops in the United Kingdom, India, and other foreign countries. From here, the Dhaulagiri-Tukuche-Nilgiris and Annapurna Himalayan ranges may be seen. this settlement, which has numerous fine lodges.

Day

6

Early in the morning, before breakfast, climb up for an hour. to the summit of picturesque Poon Hill at 3,210 m, our highest point on our fantastic trek.

Catch stunning dawn views of the Dhaulagiri-Tukcuhe-Nilgiris-Annapurna range. From Poon Hill, one can see the Annapurna chain of peaks with spectacular Machhapuchare, "The Fish Tail," the unclimbed and pristine peaks of the Himalayan range.

Due to the eastern horizon, the vista encompasses Mt. Manaslu and Lamjung stretch towards Ganesh Himal. After a fantastic picture session, return to Ghorepani for breakfast, and continue walking uphill into There are gorgeous woodlands of rhododendron trees with views of mountains.

Finally, a hike goes to Tadapani via wooded regions with spectacular views of the Annapurna Himalaya.

Day

7

Our path diverges from Tadapani with a lengthy descent into the cool shade of the forest to reach Kimrong Valley with a few teahouses and lodges. After a little break, we continue our walk with an ascent for a few hours all the way to the summit of Chomrong hamlet.

A short descent from the ridge leads to Chomrong hamlet, the final permanent Gurung community on the road to Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary.

Day

8

After an overnight stay in Chomrong, with spectacular views The morning begins with a short walk up to Annapurna South and Huinchuli peaks. An hour-long drive downhill past terraced farm fields to the Chomrong river, followed by an hour-long drive uphill to Sinuwa-Danda, a small village with a few lodges and great views of green landscapes and rolling hills.

Going into a chilly forest and then downhill to Bamboo, a temporary hamlet with a lodge located by the Modi River in the center of a bamboo, rhododendron, and oak forest.

From here, it's an hour's hike uphill to our overnight destination at Dovan, which is nestled in the forest above the Modi River. canyon.

Day

9

The air becomes cooler and fresher as the path leads towards Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp,the path from here with gradual winding and some gentle ups to reach Himalaya Hotel located near a large Hinko Cave at 3,160 m high, beneath Hiunchuli peak, walking over glacier and moraine sections formed by earlier old avalanches.

After crossing a tiny bridge and a short climb, we arrived at Deurali, the final lodge before Machhapuchare Base Camp, for lunch and an overnight break, with time in the afternoon to explore  the region with short excursions along the Modi River canyon.

Day

10

After a wonderful overnight stay at Deurali, the walk leads High altitude alpine vegetation and tree lines drop for high altitude alpine vegetation. Through bushes and shrubs, our route climbs to follow the raging Modi river upstream. The walk then improves in some sections, and then leads up to its source at base camp. With a final steep climb to reach Machhapuchare Base Camp for an overnight stay, where you can find a few good lodges located beneath Mt. Machhapuchare North Face.

From here, the Annapurna Sanctuary begins; spend the night. afternoon relaxing or taking a brief tour through this serene wilderness, which offers views of Annapurna South-Huinchuli, Singu Chuli/Flated Peak, and Langtang. Annapurna I with Vara Shikar (Annapurna Fang) towards the north west.

Day

11

With amazing close views of the Annapurna Mountain range, leads to a short walk up to Annapurna Base Camp in the morning. Climb on grass. The walking progresses up a hill to reach a high and level ground, a small plateau. It rewards you with stunning views of the Annapurna range of peaks that encircles The base camp and the sanctuary with the giant rocky and ice fortress wall of Mt. Annapurna I.

Annapurna Base Camp is a fantastic location with a few The substantial lodges give a great and awesome panorama of snow-capped peaks that encircle a nice site at base camp, with the day free to enjoy the mountain. Vistas

Day

12

After an exciting and wonderful stay at Annapurna Base Camp, A lengthy descent reaches the lower regions of Deurali via Machhapuchare Base Camp, and then with brief ups and downs following a twisting trail down into tree lines and a wooded area at Bamboo for an overnight break.

Bamboo is a small temporary village with a few lodges to cater to the requirements of trekkers nestled by the Modi River valley among a verdant bamboo and rhododendron forest.

Day

13

With a cold morning in the shadow of the forest at Bamboo, a The morning stroll begins with a short, steep ascent to Khuldi Ghar, followed by a meandering forested trail to Sinuwa-Danda.

From here, go down to Chomrong Khola (stream), cross over, and then upward on stone stairs to Chomrong village, where you may Relax or have lunch.

After Chomrong, a short ascent to the top of the Chomrong ridge, and then a downward walk to Jhinu-Danda for an overnight break. An afternoon walk down to the refreshing hot springs, which are about 20 minutes' walk beside the Modi River,

Day

14

From Jhinu, walk downhill to a bridge along the Modi River, Then downstream via dispersed farm communities and fields to Sibai, a tiny farm For lunch, the community wedged between the hills of Ghanduk and Landruk village for

After lunch, we drive to Pokhara for the final night of our magnificent experience near the beautiful and quiet Phewa Lake with views of Annapurna.

Day

15

Overland travel back to Kathmandu from Pokhara with great memories of a lovely time on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary Trekking, transfer Enjoy your different lodgings with a free afternoon for individual activities.

(Flying options of half an hour on air to Kathmandu with the sweeping panorama of mountains) 

Day

16

Your last day in Nepal, the country of Himalayan wonders, and as per your international flight time, depart for homeward bound or to the next respective connecting destinations.

Our senior staff and guide will transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and a great time on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary Trekking.

Inclusions

Includes

  • all airports Pickup and delivery using a private vehicle.
  • Accommodation for three nights in a twin or double room on BB in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation for two nights in a twin or double room on BB in Pokhara.
  • Private vehicles and all required entrance fees are included in the guided sightseeing tours of Pokhara and Kathmandu.
  • Private transportation (one-way or roundtrip) is also available at an additional cost.
  • A permit for the Annapurna Conservation Area and a card for the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS).
  • a government-licensed guide with all of his salary, food, drink, lodging, transportation, and insurance. Someone with extensive experience, friendliness, knowledge, and helpfulness.
  • With their pay, insurance, lodging, food, and other expenses, two guests equal one porter.
  • Mountain accommodations for twin or double sharing while trekking.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served three times a day along with tea and coffee while trekking.
  • safe water to drink.
  • starting and finishing points for the Pokhara trek by private vehicle.
  • According to the itinerary, all local and federal taxes are included.

Excludes

  • The cost of your Nepal visa (bring two passport-size photos and exact payment in USD).
  • All international fares to and from Kathmandu (international flights do not require payment of the departure tax).
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Insurance for personal travel, health, and helicopter evacuation
  • In the event of an extra night's lodging, lunch, or dinner in a city due to an early arrival or late departure, as well as an early return from a mountain or trek (for any reason),
  • Your individual expenses, such as those for laundry, checked baggage, phone calls, battery replacement, bar and beverage costs, boiled or bottled water, hot and cold showers, additional porters, etc.
  • The tips to the trekking crews and driver
  • Additional costs are brought on by weather, strikes, flight delays, or other unavoidable circumstances.
  • Anything that is not offered as part of the service.

Complimentary

  • Welcome dinner served up in a genuine restaurant using traditional methods, complete with Nepali cultural dance performances.
  • First aid services and first aid kit boxes
  • As needed, Holiday Tours Nepal can provide sleeping bags, down jackets, T-shirts, hats, duffle bags, and maps of the city and trekking routes.
  • Setting up a service for emergency evacuation (You should have emergency evacuation coverage, and your travel insurance provider will pay for it.)
  • During the trek, an oxygen meter to check your heart rate, oxygen saturation, and pulse (very helpful for checking for symptoms of altitude mountain sickness, or AMS). This makes it possible to guarantee that your trek is in the safest hands possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

One of shortest and moderate trekking that you can find in high Himalaya destinations, Annapurna base camp of week durations where you won't have a problem with altitude sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). The walk leads with a slow gain on altitude each day up to the height of 4,130 m / 13,629 ft high each day walks leads you to acclimatize at certain heights with the rest day and overnights stop on route trekking.

All meals served with care and hygiene in every lodge on route trekking, where our guides all makes sure that the meal is all right for you, meals served as per the menu provided by the lodge. Main meals Nepali Dal / Bhat (boiled rice-mild vegetable curry with Dal and pickles of your choice) vegetable serves depends upon season, meals includes fried / boiled noodles with eggs / veg or plain of your choices. Continental dishes also available in most of the lodges on treks. Annapurna is the only base camp in all Himalaya regions with facility of nice and cozy lodge. We suggest our clients avoiding meat products while on trek especially onward to your main destinations for hygiene purpose, while on the way back it is all right to consume meat products as you will then get immune to local environment.

The only hospital and proper health care is at Pokhara (start and end of the trek) rest of the bigger villages and towns do have small health post (but lack of experienced medics and doctors). On trek we do carry comprehensive medical box with medications for general illness and wounds only. For clients need medical / health permission from your doctors that you are medically and physically fit to travel around Himalaya.

In every lodge we stay overnights, where our guide and lodge owner will fill your water bottles with hot boiled (or cooled) water, which is safe for drinking purpose, some areas on route Annapurna areas, one can find safe drinking water stations provided by ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) at minimum and reasonable cost than in lodges. Buying bottled water can be quite expensive on mountains area it will be a hazard with waste empty water bottles, as we are into eco and responsible tourism we try to avoid as much plastic bottles, only in emergency and necessary situations. Purifying tablets does work only 30-40 % in Himalayan waters (due to heavy minerals contain like magnesium-iron and bi-carbonates), the only safe is way boiled cooled water.

Depending upon the areas if you are in deep gorge and valley chances of communication on cell / mobile phone is less, but in high ridge and hills most of the mobile do receives signals. Most of the local cell works around Nepal mostly in towns and villages, as for Satellite phones is the same situation as mentioned above, most of the lodge and shops / stores on route trekking will have STD / ISTD phones which can cost much higher due to its remoteness.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most impressive trekking in whole Himalaya areas with varied climate-vegetations-landscapes to local culture in each villages during the walks that makes Annapurna circuit one of the best scenic trekking, which is also listed as world Top Ten adventure destination by several Travel Magazine and Guide Books due to its outmost scenery on daily walks with time to immerse within local interesting culture and traditional way of life.

Depending upon your choices of extra expenses on refreshments drinks / snacks on routes as well buying local souvenirs, for hard drinks and beers can be expensive on higher altitude villages than on lower areas, (try to avoid hard drinks and beer on route higher altitude for safe trekking it can cause de-hydrations and make problem with altitude sickness. On the way back downhill one can enjoy drinking in the end of the treks, average of NRS 300-400 per day (just in case you need to spend for your own personal use), otherwise all meals and accommodation will be included on package. Tipping and gratitude after the treks at your own will (however a long history and traditions in trekking / climbing or in tour where staff-guides-porters will expect tipping from the services provided)

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