Annapurna Base Camp Trekking: 16 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking-16 Days
Trip Information
  • Duration16 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate
  • Max Altitude4135m
  • ActivityTrekking, Historical And Cultural Excursion
  • Group Size1+
  • Trip StartKathmandu
  • Trip EndKathmandu
  • Best TimeMarch-June and Sept-Dec
  • Get ready to walk among the shadows of the massive Annapurna Himalayas.
  • An experience to see the Annapurna range Dhaulagiri Tukuche peak Gangapurna Machhapuchhre Hiunchuli Lamjung Himal Manaslu
  • A combination of Ghorepani Poon Hill for sunrise, Machhapuchhre, the Fishtail Mountain Base Camp, and Annapurna Base Camp makes for a perfect trek that makes travelers more than happy.
  • One of the oldest trekking routes in Nepal, which is very popular and perfect for beginners and first-time trekkers since it is easy to reach compared to other trekking spots in Nepal
  • One of Nepal's most popular trekking destinations is combined with Ghorepani Poon Hill to witness the once-in-a-lifetime sunrise view.
  • Trekking along dense forest followed by sub-alpine forest, which takes us deep inside nature
  • It provides a sense of accomplishment and makes travelers and trekkers realize how basic life can be and how we can live accordingly.


Advantage of booking Annapurna Base Camp with Holiday Planner Nepal

  • Private vehicles pick up and drop off to clients at all airports.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Holiday Planner Nepal's map, duffle bag, t-shirt, and cap.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • Oximeter is used to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, every day and oxygen is provided if necessary.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking combined with the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a perfect blend to start your trekking experience in Nepal by getting acclimatized slowly and then heading towards the Annapurna Base Camp.

Introduction: Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

Experience hiking through the trail and witnessing the breathtaking vistas of Gangapurna (7,219 m/24,459 ft), Annapurna I (8,091 m/26,545 ft), and Annapurna III (7,555 m/24,787 ft) by trekking to the Base Camp of Annapurna. One can see Fishtail and other breathtaking mountain landscapes while heading to base camp in the scenic Annapurna Sanctuary.

The sunrise view from Poon Hill provides views of Dhaulagiri (8,167 m/26,795 ft), Himchuli, Annapurna, and Mardi Himal. You will be surprised by the sunrise after seeing the surroundings and mountain vistas opening up early in the morning.

Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary) Trek takes you through the stunning habitat of the Gurung and Magar/Pamiri communities. It is a wonderful combination of beauty and adventure. These are rural farming communities where you may see how people live their traditional lives and culture.

All ages and abilities are suited for this moderately difficult hike that ascends to the mid-hills at a maximum altitude of more than 4,130 m/ 13549 ft and offers continuous vistas of mountain ranges the entire way.

How does the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Begin and End?

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking begins in the well-known tourist destination of Pokhara, which is blessed with the natural beauty of lakes and mountains and passes through the traditional and cultural hill tribal communities of the Gurung and Magar-Poon before crossing the mid-hills of Tikhedhunga and Ulleri before reaching the village of Ghorepani.

One of the biggest trek days is to hike to Poon Hill for the best sunrise view in Nepal, as the mountains start to turn gold as the sun sparks the first beam of light. Gosh, that feeling.

After completing the sunrise view, we returned to Ghorepani, had breakfast, and started our walk toward Tadapani. From here, we can see a clear view of the Machhapuchhre fishtail. From Tadapani, we head towards the village of Chomrong, also known as the land of brave warriors. Then, heading towards Dovan and crossing Bamboo to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp, the big day awaits the day for going to Annapurna Base Camp. From Annapurna Base Camp, we return to Bamboo, where we turn towards the Jinu Danda, popular as the Jhinu village, and have a good dip at the hot springs. After Jhinu, we hit the road and drove back towards Pokhara.

The hike takes us through Ghorepani Poon Hill, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, and Annapurna Base Camp.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking-16 Days

Why to select Annapurna Base Camp?

A high mountain valley in Nepal's Himalayas is home to the Annapurna Base Camp, often called the Annapurna Sanctuary. The trek is perfect for all types of travelers and trekkers, as the acclamation is done slowly as we ascend toward the base camp. The Annapurna Base Camp trek is ideal for beginners and first-time trekkers in Nepal.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trekking package combines the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek at Machhapuchhre Base Camp and the Annapurna Base Camp. The views of the Annapurna Mountain Range, including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and Fishtail, are stunning from the Annapurna Base Camp.

Various civilizations, including Gurung, Thakali, and Magar, are in the Annapurna Region. As you stroll across the area, you can discover more about these people's distinctive customs and way of life.

Various plant and animal species, including rhododendrons, bamboo forests, and the threatened snow leopard, are found in the Annapurna region. Many Hindus regard the Annapurna Base Camp as sacred because they think the goddess Annapurna lives there.

The Annapurna Region provides chances for rock climbing, paragliding, mountain riding, and trekking. Overall, the Annapurna Base Camp is a stunning and culturally diverse area that offers tourists various experiences.

How to know if Annapurna Base Camp trek suits you?

Your hobbies, level of physical fitness, and travel preferences will determine whether or not a journey to the Annapurna Base Camp is suitable for you. Here are some things to think about:

Moderate physical fitness is required because the Annapurna Base Camp is located at a high altitude. The route there entails hiking across tough, rocky terrain. Although people of all fitness levels can complete the walk, you should be in decent physical shape.

Personal Interests: A trip to the Annapurna Base Camp can be a good fit for you if you like to hike, take in the scenery of the mountains, and discover other cultures. The area offers a wide choice of experiences and activities, such as paragliding, mountain biking, trekking, rock climbing, and the chance to learn about the customs and culture of the area.

Style of travel: Because the Annapurna region is farther away and less developed than other parts of Nepal, there may be fewer modern conveniences and amenities there than elsewhere. A journey to the Annapurna Base Camp can be a good choice if you are accustomed to more basic travel experiences and accept cultural variances.

In conclusion, visiting the Annapurna Base Camp can be gratifying and unforgettable. Still, it's vital to carefully examine whether it's the best choice for you, given your hobbies and physical capabilities.

What is the best time to trek Annapurna Base Camp?

The best weather conditions generally occur in March, April, and May. During the summer, it gets warm in the lower elevations. However, they grow more helpful for the voyage as you advance. It will be bursting with petals due to the beautiful rhododendron woodland surrounding the Annapurna Base Camp Trail.

The best time to view breathtaking vistas is during these three months (September, October, and November). The climate is Although it's cold in November, the views are stunning.

For a journey to Annapurna Base Camp, the best months to visit are September, October, and November. September and October are festival months in Nepal. The trek to Annapurna Base Camp will be more exciting in October because you can participate in the festivals.

In December and January, the temperature drops, and it gets cold. With its snowy landscape and breathtaking Himalayan beauty, if you plan to trek to Annapurna Base Camp during December and January, Get ready to endure the chilly conditions during these months.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking-16 Days

Local culture and tradition around Annapurna Base Camp

Magars are the indigenous population in the Annapurna Region. They adhere to the caste system and are predominately Hindu.

Hindus, who think that the goddess Annapurna lives in the area, attach spiritual significance to the Annapurna Base Camp and the region's diversity of cultures. Numerous Hindu pilgrims travel yearly to the base camp because it is revered as sacred.

There are opportunities to communicate with various ethnic groups throughout the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. At lower altitudes, the Chhetris and Brahmans reside. Gurung and Magar, however, live at higher altitudes. Both of these ethnic groups are significant in Nepal. Another related characteristic we can witness among the region's people is the brave Gorkha instinct in them. The Gorkhas are a well-known military unit recognized for their bravery. On this journey, you will experience the way of life that created these renowned warriors. You can also taste it at one of their houses or homestays.

Accommodation around Annapurna Base Camp

  • Tea houses: The Annapurna region has several houses that provide fresh and good dining choices. These tea houses are basic and provide services like Internet, hot showers, good food, and basic facilities.
  • Guesthouses on a budget: The Annapurna Region is home to many guesthouses on a budget that provides basic lodging at a lesser cost. These lodgings may be less handy for reaching the base camp and frequently have communal facilities and few amenities.
  • Homestays: Another option for accommodation in the Annapurna Region is a homestay, where you can stay with a local family and experience authentic Nepali culture. Homestays can be a great way to immerse yourself in the local community and learn more about the region's culture and traditions.

Foods available at Annapurna Base Camp?

Holiday Tours Nepal arranges the nicest local lodges throughout the Annapurna region of this hike, from the start to the finish. The lodge's comprehensive menu features everything from the famous Nepalese Dal-Bhat to Continental fare and some Chinese, Tibetan, and Indian dishes, delicious meals based on your tastes. Every meal is properly prepared, presented in a sizable bowl, and cleaned. An eating establishment with a warm environment.

Acclimatization at Annapurna Base Camp

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek requires adapting to the environment, including the weather, climate, traditions, cultures, and cuisine. During customs planning, the routes always remember that we shouldn't ascend more than 1000 meters daily.
Altitude Sickness and respiratory problems may result from a rapid rise in altitude. On the other side, slowing down and stopping occasionally along the way allows our bodies to react to changes in climate, weather, and temperature.

Some foods and drinks must occasionally be avoided, like caffeine, meat, and other things that are hard for our stomachs to digest. Since they cause physical and psychological tension, leading to digestion issues, headaches, irritability, mistreatment, and a lack of services.

Travelers should always provide prior notice to Holiday Tour Nepal and mention the foods and beverages they are allergic to or do not consume when asking about the available foods and drinks before embarking on a cruise, as this will help formulate a plan for food and beverages.

Is Travel Insurance required for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking?

Holiday Tour Nepal's guests are advised to get travel and health insurance in case of unforeseen occurrences. While on their trip to the Himalayas. Purchasing travel and medical insurance before setting out for the Himalayan areas is recommended.

Every guest is requested to get travel and medical insurance before departing on any tour or trek with Holiday Tours Nepal. There should be enough insurance coverage for treks and excursions, including cover for accidental death, bodily damage, and medical expenses. In addition, the cost of transportation and evacuation must be covered in an emergency, such as using an ambulance, a helicopter, or the appropriate luggage insurance.

Can we get Altitude Sickness During the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Altitude sickness in the mountains can affect everyone. Due to a lack of oxygen, breathing becomes challenging at high elevations due to a drop in low air pressure. Oxygen. More frequently, it occurs over 3300 meters (10,000 ft). The signs include the following: nausea and vomiting, exhaustion, being exhausted yet unable to sleep, loss of appetite, stress, and rage, among other symptoms.

Dress appropriately for the weather and consume enough fluids to prevent (Acute Mountain Sickness)AMS. Eat well, stay hydrated, and move with caution. You should request rest and stop if your body is not feeling well. Keep hydrated and heed the guide's instructions and mountain sickness cautions.

Holiday Tours Nepal guides are well-trained in first aid in case minor issues emerge while on a walk. Each client should prepare before visiting Nepal. All our staff members have insurance that will cover an emergency.

Note: In case of emergency, we can set up a helicopter rescue if an evacuation is necessary; your insurance can cover this service.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking-16 Days

Toilet Facilities at Annapurna Base Camp

Depending on the individual lodging you are staying at, the Annapurna Base Camp may or may not include private and attached restroom facilities or may include squat or western toilets. Most guesthouses and luxury resorts feature contemporary restrooms with flushing toilets and running water.

The restrooms, however, might be more primitive, with pit latrines or squat toilets, in more rural locations or at inexpensive guesthouses.

When visiting the Annapurna Base Camp, it's a good idea to pack a variety of bathroom facilities because the area may need modern conveniences.

Bringing your toilet paper and hand sanitizer is also smart because these amenities might only sometimes be offered.

Generally, it's crucial to follow any regulations or norms when using restrooms in the Annapurna Region and to respect the local environment and culture.

Nearly most restrooms along the way are Western toilets, even though all teahouses may not have Western toilets (except Annapurna Base Camp), and we can buy toilet paper along the tea houses.

Electricity and internet facilities at Annapurna trail

Most Annapurna Trail offers solid electricity for charging, and the tea house charges around USD 3  to 7. Although most hotels charge between USD 1 and USD 5 for Internet and phone charging, some accommodations even offer free Wi-Fi internet. On the other side, the internet connection is only sometimes dependable.

However, SIM cards can be used to access the internet. The most economical way to connect to the internet is through SIM cards. Sim cards also offer a range of data bundles, lowering internet access costs. It is affordable. Sim cards can be easily acquired online, over the phone, or at airports. It needs to be bought with a passport. However, the connection might be less strong and easier to use than it is in base camp.

The two telecom companies that are active in the Annapurna Base Camp Trek are Ncell and NTC. Most rural areas and hiking trails have good cell phone reception. The network, however, might need to be more available in some places. The base camp is also included in this.

To help the Annapurna Base Ccamp Trail, a new GSM mobile tower has been built along the Mardi route. It is a solar-powered base station situated 3,550 meters above sea level (11,647 feet). There are plans for more development along the Annapurna Base Camp route. A reliable phone connection might soon be on the ABC Trekking Path.

Note that Holiday Tours Nepal provides a free SIM card on arrival, for which the activation charge and the data pack must be purchased, which will cost around 10 dollars maximum.

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Upon arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu through various International airlines, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative before being transferred to your booked hotel.

After settling into your accommodation and rehydrating, join the groups for a detailed briefing on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp 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 dinner in a lovely and traditional Nepalese restaurant and a folk culture program in Nepal while you are having dinner.

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

    After an interesting tour, spend the afternoon relaxing and preparing for the Mt. Annapurna Base Camp Trek the following morning.

    (We have options for joining cooking class as well in a Nepalese way in a Nepalese home )

      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 road trip, travel to hotels along the Phewa Lake, with time to roam around where most of the hotels, restaurants, stores, and shops are located.

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

      We have an option of flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara as well which will be around 35 mins of flight max. (Scenic flights of 30 minutes to Pokhara are available.)

        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: from the lovely village of Birethanti, head northwest on a gradual uphill for several hours, passing interesting Gurung people farms on stone-paved steps to Tikhedhunga, which is surrounded by beautiful cascading waterfalls for overnight stops.

          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 Machapuchare Himal, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli peaks.

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

          After a lovely stroll, we arrived in Ghorepani, the home of the Poon people of Magar ancestry, 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 has numerous fine lodges.

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

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

            Due to the eastern horizon, the vista encompasses Mt. Manaslu and Lamjung, stretching towards Ganesh Himal. After a fantastic picture session, return to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue walking uphill. 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.

              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 walk with an ascent to the summit of Chomrong village for a few hours.

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

                After an overnight stay in Chomrong with spectacular views, the morning begins with a short walk up to Annapurna South and Hiunchuli peaks. An hour-long drive downhill past terraced farm fields to the Chomrong River is followed by an hour-long drive 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 downhill to Bamboo, a temporary hamlet with a lodge 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, nestled in the forest above the Modi River.

                  The air becomes cooler and fresher as the path leads towards Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp. The way from here is gradual winding and some gentle ups to reach the 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 Machapuchare 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.

                    After a wonderful overnight stay at Deurali, the walk leads to 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 leads up to its source at base camp. With a final steep climb to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp for an overnight stay, you can find a few good lodges beneath Mt. Machhapuchhre North Face.

                    From here, the Annapurna Sanctuary begins. Spend the night at Machhapuchhre base camp. 

                    Afternoon: Relax or take a brief tour through this serene wilderness, which offers views of Annapurna South-Hiunchuli, Singu Chuli/Flatted Peak, and Langtang. Annapurna I with Vara Shikar (Annapurna Fang) towards the northwest

                      With amazing close views of the Annapurna Mountain range, it 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. 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

                        After an exciting and wonderful stay at Annapurna Base Camp, a lengthy descent reaches the lower regions of Deurali via Machhapuchhre Base Camp, and then, with brief ups and downs, follows 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.

                          With a cold morning in the shadow of the forest at Bamboo, a 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 a 20-minute walk beside the Modi River,

                            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 Ghandruk and Landruk village.

                            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.

                              Overland travel back to Kathmandu from Pokhara with great memories of a lovely time on the Mt. Annapurna Base Camp and 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)

                                Your last day in Nepal, the country of the 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 and Sanctuary Trekking.

                                  Cost Details
                                  What's Included
                                  • All airports Pickup and drops using a private vehicle.
                                  • Accommodation for three nights in a twin or double room with breakfst at three star hotel in Kathmandu.
                                  • Accommodation for two nights in a twin or double room with brekfast at three star hotel in Pokhara.
                                  • Private vehicles and all required entrance fees are included in the guided sightseeing tours of Kathmandu.
                                  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathamdnu by deluxe tourist bus
                                  • 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.
                                  • Best avilable 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.
                                  What's not Included
                                  • The cost of your Nepal visa
                                  • All international fares to and from Kathmandu
                                  • 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.
                                  • The trip departs everyday if the year
                                  • The trip and trek is fully customizable we can customize the trip according to the need and necessity of our clients

                                  • The trip is available for solo travelers group travelers and private travelers

                                  • We organize the trip for a large group and can provide service for a group of 100+ members as well

                                  • If the given date are not appropriate for the travllers and trekkers the trip can be conducted on the custom date provided by our clients

                                  • Holiday tours Nepal advises all our clients to book at least 7 days prior so all the arrangements can be done in time specially sometimes in themountains the accommodation are booked prior so prior booking helps a lot

                                  Contact us at [email protected] or send us a text at +977-9816710843 or +977-9818178630 we are available 24/7 on whatsapp viber wechat for additional informations.

                                  Useful Information

                                  Equipment and Gear List


                                  • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                                  • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                                  • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                                  CatUpper Body

                                  • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                                  • warm woolen hat
                                  • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                                  • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                                  • Polarized sunglasses


                                  • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                                  • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                                  • Waterproof rain jacket
                                  • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                                  • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                                  LowerLower Body

                                  • thermals inner
                                  • Hiking pants at least 3
                                  • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                                  • Waterproof, windproof shell
                                  • Hiking shorts


                                  • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                                  • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk


                                  • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                                  • Hiking socks
                                  • Liner socks
                                  • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                                  • Crampons (For passes)
                                  • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                                  • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                                  undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

                                  • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                                  • Sports bras (women)
                                  • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                                  FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                                  Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

                                  • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                                  • Lip balm or Vaseline
                                  • ointment cream
                                  • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                                  • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                                  Optional Other Essentials

                                  • Passport
                                  • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                                  • Reusable water bottle
                                  • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                                  • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                                  • water bladder for the day bag
                                  • small towel for personal use
                                  • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                                  • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                                  • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                                  • Power bank or extra batteries
                                  • Cameras and mobile phone
                                  • Cards/book
                                  • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                                  • Trekking poles
                                  • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                                  • Thermos for hot water during the night
                                  • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                                  • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                                  • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                                  • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                                  • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg (33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                                  • A down jacket with a hood (cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                                  • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                                  • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                                  Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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