Annapurna Base camp Trek, special offers for 2018

  • Trip Duration15 Days
  • Starting Price (P/P)Contact Us
  • Group SizeMin. 2 Pax
  • Trip GradeModerate

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Accommodation: Lodge to lodge

Max. Altitude: 4130 m.

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights

Why should you go on an Annapurna Base Camp Trek ?

  • The awesome refreshment in Natural Hot spring. 
  • We can observes by near the Local Gurung Community their culture and Tradition 
  • Wonderful view of Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, South Annapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli & Annapurna I, II, IV.
  • Natural view of Landscape like Green Forest, Bamboo Forest, Rhododendron Forest, ect.
  • Marvelous Seightseing and relaxing in Pokhara.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek details

What are interesting facts about Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Trip duration: 15 Days

Max. Altitude: 4130 m.

Start / Finish: Kathmandu / Kathmandu

Difficulty: Moderate

Trek style: Lodge (Teahouse)

Acclimatization: As per your choice

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Trek Luggage:  Carried by local porter

Meal: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Best Season/ Month: Feb-May/Sep-Dec

Battery Recharge: Available everywhere

Internet Connection: Free Wi-Fi

Group Size: Min. 2 Pax

Activities:

Wi-Fi: Every day

Per day walk: 4-7 Hours

Trip Route:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek attractions

Why should you go on a Done Annapurna Base Camp Trek ?

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the well-known trekking in the Annapurna region. It is a well admired trip in Nepal by trekkers around the world to enjoy the Himalayan excursion along with the cultural exploration.

The trip offers not only the exciting trekking experience, but also draws you closer to the real and typical countryside lifestyle that represents the feature what to see during the Annapurna Sanctuary trekking.

The trek begins from Nayapul and heads towards Poon Hill. One of the best aspects of the trek is that the glimmering Himalayan sceneries can be enjoyed from several viewpoints.

The trek leads you to the natural amphitheater of the Annapurna base camp via Machhapuchhre base camp, which is fully surrounded by the snowy peaks. Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m.), Annapurna II (7937 m.), Fishtail and the peaks around allure you with their extreme fascinations.

As this is a moderate trek, the high altitude problems will be manipulated by the trekking, but if the symptoms arise, you should not underestimate and acclimatization is necessary.

Getting the greeneries of the Annapurna region beside the white peak attractions, trek down all the way to Nayapul and conclude the trek. Alpine Excursion Treks and Expedition is here to arrange your Annapurna Sanctuary Trek excellently with professional guides.

Please, feel free to contact us for more details.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Overview

What are the major attractions of Annapurna Base Camp Trek ?

  • Beautiful Himalayan sceneries can be enjoyed from several viewpoints

  • Beautiful sights of Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m.) , Annapurna II (7937 m.), Fishtail and the peaks

  • Views of greeneries of the Annapurna region

  • Equipment  and Packing List for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Head

  • Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Prescription sunglasses (if required)
  • Upper Body

  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *
  • Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
  • Hands

  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)
  •  Lower Body

  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric
  • Feet

  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version
  • Sleeping

  • 1 sleeping bag (good to -10 degrees C -15 degrees c)*
  • Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
  • Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)
  • Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs
  • Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
  • Practical Items
  • 1 small roll of repair tape, 1 sewing-repair kit
  • 1 cigarette lighter, 1 small box of matches(if needed)?
  • 1 compass or GPS(optional))( if needed )?
  • 1 alarm clock/watch
  • 1 digital camera with extra cards and batteries(if needed)?
  • large Ziplocs
  • 2 water bottles (1 liter each)
  • 1 small folding knife
  • Binoculars (optional) if needed?
  • 4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks???
  • Toiletries

  • 1 medium-sized quick drying towel

  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Female hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll(Alpine Excursion  Treks will provide you)
  • Anti-bacterial hand wash
  • Extras/Luxuries
  • Reading book
  • Trail map/guide book
  • Journal and pen/iPod
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
  • 1 modest swim suit
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

Outline Itinerary

What is Short Itinerary for Annapurna Base Camp Trek ?

Day 01 : Arrival day in Kathmandu Namaste and welcome to Nepal.

Day 02 :  Sightseeing of Kathmandu City.

Day 03 : Drive/Fly to Pokhara (820 meters)

Day 04 : About 1 hrs drive to Nayapul and trek to Hile (1430 meters)/Ulleri.

Day 05 : Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters). 5-6 hrs

Day 06 : Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill (3210 meters).

Day 07 : Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m).

Day 08 : Chhomrong to Doobhan (2600m). 5-6 hours.

Day 09 : Dobhan to Deurali (3230m). 5-6 hours.

Day 10 : Deurali to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m.) 5-6 hrs.

Day 11 : Rest day at Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

Day 12 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 meters) and down to Himalaya. 6-7 hrs.

Day 13 : Trek down to Jhinu Danda (1780 meters).

Day 14 : Trek to Kimche (1640 m) 3-4 hrs and drive to Pokhara by private vehicle.

Day 15 : Rest Day (sightseeing in Pokhara).

Day 16 : Drive back to Kathmandu. 6-7 hours.

Day 17 : Final departure The last day of the trip.

Visa Requirements and Permit:

What are the visa requirements to visit Nepal? Do we need any special permit to visit Annapurna Region Trek ?

Immigration of Nepal offers visa on arrival to most of the foreign nationals except few countries. The fees structure are available based on the number of stay.

  • Visa Fee Structure for on arrival Visa:

           15 Days – 25 USD

           30 Days – 40 USD

           90 Days – 100 USD

Detailed information on Visa Information for Nepal is available in official Website. 

You can apply for visa online via official website of Department of Immigration.

Entry Fee (Per Person) to visit Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA), Manaslu Conservation Area (MCA) and Gaurishankar Conservation Area (GCA):

  • For SAARC Nationals: Nepali Rupees 200.
  • For other Nationals (other than SAARC countries): Nepali Rupees 2,000.

Note: Above entry fee rates exclude 13% VAT compliance (Value Added Tax)

  • TIMS Card Fee: Nepalese Rupees 1,500. 

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How to book Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal?

Alpine Excursion Treks and Expeditions leads Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a complete arrangement of professional guides and porters along with other required services. All you need is Pack your bags and all your requirements for the best trekking experience in Nepal are arranged by our professional team.

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival day in Kathmandu Namaste and welcome to Nepal. Alpine Excursion Treks and expedition's representative welcome you warmly at the Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to the hotel. You take rest and enjoy your meal in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02Sightseeing of Kathmandu City.After the breakfast, you set out for the sightseeing trip in the Kathmandu valley. Our expert tour guide shows you the UNESCO world heritage sites, which include Pashupatinath (the Hindu temple), Boudhanath (Buddhist stupa), Swayambhunath (Buddhist stupa and temple). Then, return back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03Drive/Fly to Pokhara (820 meters).Today, we drive or fly to Pokhara, the city of Lakes. Driving through the highway takes about 6 hours and flight is just about half an hour. The views that can be explored during the driving are breathtaking. The winding road along the bank of the River is wonderful. Once you reach Pokhara, you will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04About 1 hrs drive to Nayapul and trek to Hile (1430 meters)/Ulleri. 3-4 hrs After breakfast, we take a drive to Nayapul from Pokhara for about an hour. Walking about 45 minutes, we reach to the checkpoint of Annapurna Conservation Area project (ACAP). Then we take a walk through the terraced hillside. The stream and chirping sound of birds make the walking enchanting. The trail is gentle and we reach to the destination after 3-4 hrs walk. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 05Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters). 5-6 hrsWe begin to climb after the breakfast at Hile. Crossing the steel bridge, we ascend the steep up trail through the steps. It is based on your pace of walking, may take 1.5-2 hrs to reach the Ulleri top. From Banthanti, we walk all the way through the rhododendron forest. The trail is peaceful and wonderful. You play hide and seek with the sun and clouds. Ghorepani is also surrounded by the rhododendron forest, which is a tiny Magar ethnic community.

Day 06Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill (3210 meters). 7 hoursEarly in the morning, we hike to Poon Hill for about 45 minutes. From Poon Hill, we can explore the Annapurna Himalayan panoramas, Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu and other several mountains. Then we descend to Ghorepani and have breakfast. Then we ascend through the forest to Deurali. The rock walls that appear while walking are amazing. We take a pretty much long walk along the stream. With up and down the trail, we reach to Tadapani. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 07Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m). 4-5 hours. After breakfast, we climb down from Tadapani through the forest. The trail is steep down and is wonderful with the waterfall view. Gradually we reach to the suspension bridge and cross the stream. Ascending through the stone steps, we reach to the Chhomrung village, which is a picturesque one. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08Chhomrong to Doobhan (2600m). 5-6 hours.Gradually, we begin to walk in the morning passing Sinuwa. The view of Mt. Annapurna and Ghandruk village can be explored from this place. Then we walk further through the forest dominated trail. The views include the wilderness of various trees and it is just splendid to walk with the chirping sound of birds to Bamboo via Khuldighar. We continually climb up to the juncture of the streams, known as Dobhan, where few lodges are available. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09Dobhan to Deurali (3230m). 5-6 hours. We walk through the bamboo forest from the very beginning and climb up. The trail to Himalaya Hotel is dominated by the by the forest. We pass the Barah temple. On the way, we pass the Hinku Cave, located at 3170 meters. Walking through the huge rocky boulders, we cross the stream and reach to Deurali. Overnight at lodge.

Day 10Deurali to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m.) 5-6 hrs.After breakfast, we proceed through the moderate trail, continually climbing through the steep trail, sometimes on the river bank and hike up to the MBC (Machhapuchhre Base Camp). The breathtaking Himalayan views of Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna I, III, Himchuli and other peaks can be seen extremely stunning. We are already in 3700 meters altitude. We take a rest here. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11Rest day at Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Machhapuchhre base camp is a wonderful viewpoint to spend a rest day, it is just brilliant. On the other hand, we can also acclimatize easily. We take a walk around it and enjoy the day, taking abundant photographs. Overnight at lodge.

Day 12Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 meters) and down to Himalaya. 6-7 hrsNow the alpine vegetation prevails on the way and the alpine rocky landscape. Annapurna Base Camp lies near and it is in the shape of open amphitheater. It is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. We can enjoy the sunset views over the Annapurna massifs. Strolling around the base camp, we see around and trek down to Himalaya. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 13Trek down to Jhinu Danda (1780 meters).The spectacular view of the sunrise from Himalaya wakes you up with a great excitement. Having a hot breakfast, we begin to trek down to Bamboo through the same route. We reach to Bamboo and trek down further via Sinuwa and Chhomrung to reach Jhinu Danda. Of course, the enjoyment of the natural hot spring bath is there. Overnight at lodge.

Day 14Trek to Kimche (1640 m) 3-4 hrs and drive to Pokhara by private vehicle. Through the gentle trail, we reach to Kimche, where we can catch the jeep. Then we take about 2.5 hrs drive to Pokhara, checking out from the ACAP check post. Then transfer to the hotel in Pokhara. You can stroll around the Lake side in the evening. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15Rest Day (sightseeing in Pokhara). The rest day in Pokhara is excellent to see the things around and enjoy the water fun along with Pokhara city sightseeing. We can visit the David's Falls, Seti Gorge, go to the cave, visit mountaineering museum and enjoy boating in Phewa Lake. Pokhara is the city of Lakes and the setting of this city is incredible. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16Drive back to Kathmandu. 6-7 hoursAfter breakfast in the morning, we drive to the tourist bus park and drive further to Kathmandu. It is again about 6 hours' drive on the highway. You reach to Kathmandu and transferred to hotel. Enjoy the evening with your group and take a rest. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17Final departureThe last day of the trip, the representative of the Alpine Excursion Treks and Expedition drops you to the airport. Thank you for joining us for your memorable trip. See you again.

Cost Include

  • 3 Night hotel in Kathmandu  3 star level Hotel  BB ( Bed and breakfast) plan
  • 3 Night Hotel in  Pokhara  3 star Level hotel BB (Bed and Breakfast) plan
  • 15 days trekking wages of necessary staffs.
  • Transportation for Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • Transportation in Kathmandu for Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport by private car.
  • Transportation in Pokhara Hotel –Nayapul and come back to Pokhara from Kimche by private car.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Annapurna conservation fee
  • Food in between Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • 2 Dinner in Kathmandu
  • 1 Dinner  in Pokhara
  • Food for trekking during the 15 days (Accommodation, lunch ,Dinner ,breakfast, tea, coffee)
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) fee
  • Staffs insurance charge

Cost Exclude

  • Clients personal travel insurance fee
  • Clients’ personal expenses (in Kathmandu, or during the trek)
  • All kind of beverage (Coke, beer, mineral water)
  • Helicopter rescue (If needed)
  • Hot/cold shower
  • Sightseeing entry fee in any monasteries or other places in Pokhara and in Kathmandu.
  • Clients International Air Ticket
  • Tips for the Nepali staffs

 

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Discounts Offer

  • Full time students below the age of 25 years holding valid identity cards from their academic institution shall be given 20% discount on every package offered by Alpine Excursion Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd. But it is only application for more than 5 person in each group.
  • A group size discount of 50% on every package offered by Alpine Excursion Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd. shall be given to 1 person (as a group leader) in a group of 9 person.
  • 100 % discount shall be given to 1 person as a group leader in a group exceeding 16 person. 

Trip Note

  • In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Alpine Excursion Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

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