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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Trip Overview of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is arranged with just a trail of trekking within 7 days in Annapurna base camp. This is the Short Version of Annapurna Base Camp trek. The trek is perfect for those who have no time to do the regular trek to the Annapurna base camp. The route gives enough time to witness the staggeringly beautiful peaks of all the Annapurna giants. That encircle the basin: Annapurna 1 (8091 m), Annapurna South (7273 m), the Glacier Dome, Gangapurna (7454 m), the unclimbed Fang (7647 m), and the fishtail peak of Machhapuchhare (6997 m).

The Annapurna base camp trek also guarantees you fun and pleasure. A great insight into the natural and cultural heritage of the tiny Himalayan country, Nepal. It is one of the most beautiful treks passing through the diverse ethnic group’s culture and verify vegetation forest and wildlife.

Annapurna base camp trek 7 days  starts from Nayapul about 1 hour 30 minutes’ drive from Pokhara. You feel saturated by nature and unidentifiable calm in the heart and soul. The central part of Ghandruk Valley is on the top of the ridge, more than 500 m above. Very almighty rhododendron forests and excellent terrace goes on passing through our trail to the Chhomrong village.

Machhapuchhare Base Camp is another heavenly trail. With breathtaking mountain views including Himchuli, Gangapurna, and the ever-changing Machhapuchhare, which sheer triangular face takes on yet another aspect here. The path finally stumbles across moraines and reaches the world of ice and snow Annapurna sanctuary from where you will see incredible 360-degree views of the Annapurna ranges and above the massive Annapurna glacier.

Collecting lifetime experience, we retrace from Annapurna Base camp to Chomrong and then to the Jhinu Danda. Here you can enjoy the natural hot spring small bath pools. After that, the trail leads to rhododendron forest and passes to Pothana and Tolkha through charming villages of Nepal’s ethnic communities of the Gurung, & Magar. This fantastic trek finishes at Phedi from where we take a short drive to Pokhara.

Abc trek package cost

Annapurna base camp (ABC)  trek cost differs from different things, your group size. Mode of transport number of guide and porters required. We can make full board trek cost, which includes guide, porter, transport, permit, accommodation meals, all service charge, and taxes. You have a choice to hire a guide and porter and pay for your room and food cost also. For details price and trip date visit in date and cost tap.

Highlights of Annapurna base camp trek

  • Lush forests of Rhododendrons and oaks.
  • Explore typical Gurung villages at Landruk & Chhomrung.
  • Offer excellent views of Annapurna South and Mt Fishtail, (Machhapuchhure).
  • See Machhapuchhure Base Camp, fantastic mountain views from Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Enjoy Natural Natural bath in hot springs at Jhinu.

 

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek - Trip Info

Duration: ( 07 Days from Pokhara to Pokhara )

Max. Altitude: Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550ft)

Trek Grade: Moderate

Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter; We can go for the trek can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time and not highly recommended.

Trip Snippets: 07 days, 6 nights Lodges, Breakfast lunch, and dinner during the trek.

Departure Dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 1 to 15 people.

Food on the trek: During your trekking, you will have food in local guest houses. Our most of the during trekking is on a full board basis, which covers your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can choose the food from the menu at tea house prices that are fixed by a National park or conservation area project. There is local to international hygienic food choices.

We suggest you eat at the same tea house where you stay. To be vegetarian is better in high altitude and remote area. The meet items are carried in a long way, so not fresh. The typical Nepali food is Dal bhat ( Rice lentil, mixed vegetable curry, and pickle)

For breakfast, you will have a choice of pancakes (plain, apple, cinnamon, lemon, etc.) served with peanut butter or honey; porridge; egg items (scrambled, boiled, fried, omelet); bread (toast, chapatti). Lunch and dinner Dal Bhat, pasta, pizza, garlic soup, momos, curry, macaroni, and other rice and noodle-based dishes are served.

Drinking water during your Trek: We suggest you at least drink 3/4  liters of water per day while you are on the trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.

Having purification tablets/iodine is best because you will not have the time to boil your water. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.

Equipment ideas: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment. Here are the suggested items. -20-degree sleeping bag ( having sleeping bag linear is useful if you do trek more high altitude) Duffel Bag Or Rucksack Bag with waterproof cover, A Daypack, T-shirts, Thermal Vest, lightweight thermal tops, Fleece Jacket or Pullover. Waterproof Jacket, Women sports bras, synthetic, Hiking shorts, Fleece or tracksuit pants, Lightweight walking pants, Thin inner socks, Thick warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots, Camp Sandals
Woolen Hat, Sun Hat, Bandana or scarf, sunglasses, moisturizing skin cream, and Lip balm, Water bottles, Water purifier, Headtorch, Hand Sanitizer, Pain reliever, First Aid Kit, Toiletries, Towel

Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the trek, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg, including your sleeping bag, and down jacket, Other items not required on a trek can store in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Transportation: Tourist Bus, Private Car/Van, Plane.

Activity: Trekking

Detailed Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Take a 30 min drive to roadside shacks of Phedi. The start of the trail heads up the hill on a set of steps across the road. The central part of the Dhampus valley is on the top of the ridge, more than 500m above. The trail climbs to the rhododendron forest and passes to Pothana (1990m). The view of Machhapuchhare (6997m) is excellent from here, except that from this angle, it looks more like Matterhorn than a fishtail. The trail emerges in the central Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolka.

Meals included:  Lunch and Dinner.

After breakfast, we will work through lovely terraces to Landruk. A beautiful Gurung village provides you an excellent view from the Landruk trail that continues to Jhinu. Very almighty rhododendron forests and little gardens went passing through our path to the Chhomrong village. Above the town is the mighty peak of Annapurna South with the Mt. Fishtail, facing it across the valley. Chhomrong is a beautiful village with lots of Lodges providing excellent facilities. Chhomrong is a gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary trek and inhabited by Gurung, one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Leaving Chhomrong, the trail descends via a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying Suspension bridge. Then climb out of the side valley, passing through deep forests of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak. The portion of the day’s trek follows another ascent to Kuldi (2470m). Descend a long, steep, slippery stone staircase into a deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Dovan. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

A trek of narrow Modi Khola valley brings you almost to the base of M.B.C. There’s technically no such thing as ‘Machhapuchhare Base Camp. Since ascents of the mountains are prohibited. The mountain views are breathtaking; the panorama includes Hiuchhuli, Annapurna ranges, and the ever-changing Machhapuchhare. This area is called the Annapurna sanctuary since mountains surround it. A vast amphitheater enclosed by a solid wall of snow-capped peaks, which include Annapurna I, Annapurna III, and the fishtail spire of Machhapuchhare. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

The climb to Annapurna Base Camp takes under two hours. You descend a small ridge branching out from the mountain pass to mountainside with broad terraced fields showcasing tranquil meadows and lush, fertile farming land. As you reach Annapurna South Base Camp, witness impressive picturesque landscapes, majestic panoramic view of snow-capped mountainous peaks, and varied Himalayan cultural settings tucked beneath the southern slopes of the Annapurna massive. Tremendous Annapurna Range stops your heartbeat for a while; a whole day without rest chill out around to explore ABC. In the end, we will drop down back to Dovan for the night. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Ascend on a long, steep, slippery stone staircase from the village of Dovan. Climb out of the side valley passing through deep forests of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak to Chhomrong, from here steeply down trek more 45 minutes take to you Jhinu, where you can enjoy the natural hot spring small polls near Modi Khola. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Today we will walk the down part of the trail mostly flat with spectacular mountain views. Traverse high above the river on a full stone-paved path to a large and prosperous town Birethanti (1000m). We continue our walk to Nayapul and catch a private vehicle to get to Pokhara. We had a beautiful night in Pokhara city. You can have some expedition over famous city streets, End of your trek.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch.

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Above the Himalaya, Trekking has made every effort to keep our price as competitive as possible by still providing an excelling service to our customers. We pay our porters and guide the legal wages agreed with the porters union, our trekking staffs are some of the best paid in Nepal which allow us to attract only the best guides and porters and we have the same amount of Insurance for guide and porter which is more than Government fixed amount. All our prices are net, and there is no hidden cost, everything is clear on cost includes and excludes this is the main reason all our customers are happy with our service. For up to date cost for the trip, please contact us.

Cost Includes

  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking.
  • Daily Meals can choose from the menu   (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS Trekking Permit (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Annapurna Trek
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Pokhara to treks start point Nayapul and trek finish point Phedi to Pokhara transport by Private vehicle
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Any service in  Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax.
  • Hot and cold drinks, hot shower,  Mineral water.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, dessert, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
Fixed Departure Date & Cost
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2020 Jan 04 07 days US$ 585 2-16 PaxJoin Group
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2020 Jan 20 07 days US$ 585 2-16 PaxJoin Group
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2020 Jan 30 07 days US$ 585 2-16 PaxJoin Group
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    7 Days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Nepal

  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2-16

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Local Guest House

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    Maximum Altitude
    Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550ft)

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Moderate

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