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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is favorite among most of the trekkers. As the trek is amazing hiking through the diverse landscapes while exploring the amazing Nepalis culture and tradition. Other than that, this trek is famous for the beautiful views of mountain vistas including the worlds 10th highest peak i.e. Mt. Annapurna. This riveting trek is considered as one of the most scenic treks in the region, affording the trekker views of Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, and the Annapurna range.
Regarded as one of the most popular treks, it takes you through charismatic villages, rich oak, pine and rhododendron forests, and grants you fabulous views of the giant snow-peaks- Annapurna I (8019m), Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7454m) and Machhapuchhre (6999m). The Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, and Tilicho Lake, the highest lake at 4,919 m, are also located in this area. This trek lasts about 14 days and is better suited for those who want the piece of nature in a relaxed way. We also have the same base camp package i.e. Annapurna Base Camp with shorter day’s which is better suited for those who are in a hurry and wants to explore the Himalayas of Nepal.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is favorited among most of the trekkers. As the trek is amazing to hike through the diverse landscapes while exploring the amazing Nepalis culture and tradition. And 14-day Annapurna Base Camp trek is short but offers you most amazing scenes along the way.
NOTE: It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior from the actual day from trekking.
If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and you get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights.
Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
- Discover the incredible cultural nature view of the white Himalayas with today’s adventurous offer!
- Spend 14 days with the awe-inspiring sights, scenery, and culture of Nepal for a very reasonable cost.
- Experience the panoramic sunrise view from Poon Hill amidst 8000m Himalayan peaks, trek up to 4400m through spectacular scenery, explore beautiful Pokhara city and more
- Whether you’re walking through a rhododendron forest, taking in the unique Buddhist and Hindu cultures or viewing the Himalayan giants – this is an experience not to be missed
- Includes accommodation, breakfasts, luxury transportation and transfers, guides and porters, and sightseeing, government taxes, Annapurna conservation area trek permits, TIMS (trekkers’ information management system), medical kit box and much more
- Himalayan Scenery Treks & Expedition was awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 and is rated as 'excellent' by 100% of TripAdvisor reviewers
- Day 1:Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport:
- Day 2:Sightseeing around heritage site Kathmandu valley:
- Day 3:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara:
- Day 4:Drive from Pokhara to Nayapool and Trek to Ulleri:
- Day 5:Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani:
- Day 6:Trek from Ghorepani- Poon Hill to Tadapani:
- Day 7:Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong:
- Day 8:Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan or Himalaya Hotel:
- Day 9:Trek from Dovan to (Machhapuchhre Base Camp) or Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary):
- Day 10:Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo:
- Day 11:Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hot spring:
- Day 12:Trek from Jhinu Hot Spring to Kyumi and Drive to Pokhara City:
- Day 13:Drive Back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus :
- Day 14:See You Again:
- Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
- Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
- Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
- Three Meals a day during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
- One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide.
- Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment.
- Accident insurance for all staff
- Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, duffel bag and trip achievement certificate
- First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
- ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Personal Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
- Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
- Hot showers during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment
- WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
Jacinta RSpain Published: Thursday, September 27, 2018
We had a fantastic trek to Anna Purna with Ashok our experienced guide and Yekraj our porter we felt safe and cared for the entire time. We also thank Bishnu for organising everything and our other guides in Kathmandu. It was a great experience and the scenery was amazing. We would definitely recommend travelling with Himalayan Recreation Treks & Expeditionsread more
Javier SColombia Published: Tuesday, July 03, 2018
I took this trip with my girlfriend and we just loved it. The views are amazing and the roads and mountains are fantastic. The package includes guide, accomodation, foods, transportation. We just had to focus on the walking and in enjoying around the nature.Our guide was Gopi. He is very friendly, kind and is always willing to help. He has ...read more
raargoUnited Kingdom Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
What a trip. Honestly this was a trip of a lifetime and we owe it all to Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition. From the word go they were extremely helpful, friendly and gave us all the information we needed to have a great and safe trip. Trekking up the Himalayas was an absolutely wonderful experience, large in part to our guide ...read more
Liam BSpain Published: Thursday, March 08, 2018
What can I say about the Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition.. There's an awful lot of companies that do trips to ABC and EBC but I honestly think I chose the best one. Ram in the office was a massive help, we had some great communication via email before I we left and was always available to answer any questions ...read more
WanderlustingnicAustralia Published: Sunday, November 06, 2016
I have had the most wonderful time, the trek to base camp was amazing, the scenery beautiful, all made better by my gorgeous guide the " Dashing Dashe". He was caring, approachable, and so compassionate to everyone around him, we laughed our way to the top. I would highly reccomend this agency, Ramkrishna, replied with so much information to all ...read more
GOATDEW_CLIFFLEWSingapore Published: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Himalayan Scenery Treks, the MD Ramkrishna, Thank you so much for the good planning and itinerary. Regards the arrangement, gratitude to your knowledgeable, professionalism, patience and responsible Guide (Narayan), Asst' guide (Dastay) and 3 porters, You guys was very helpful & friendly, when we need you, you guys always there for us. we will definitely recommend to our friends and hope ...read more
In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.
Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.
Hotel and Accommodation:
Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiast and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodation as you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodation around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door. So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.
We provide you the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During your Annapurna Base Camp Trek, we provide you with the basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. We put us every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places).
In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan for the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.
Food and Beverages:
All the food and Beverages included on the package of Annapurna Base Camp Trek are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.
We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Likewise, we provide tourist bus transportation for your trip. However, you have the other options as a direct flight to Pokhara or traveling through private vehicles such as cars or van.
You have to pay additional for the transportation which is excluded in our package. You can send us an inquiry for the latest price details for private transportation and flight tickets.
Luggage and Backpack:
The main luggage of yours will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.
Guide and Porters on Trek:
We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek. Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for every 2 trekkers. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.
Personnel Expenses largely influenced your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Annapurna Base Camp Trek. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get a significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provide to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10% of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.
Rescue and Evacuation:
Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with a serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.
Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:
The Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is available on both fixed departure and private basis, If you are looking for a group to join then please check our fixed departures dates and ask for availability or if you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues then you are invited to choose any date at your convenient timeframe for any number of people.
Please provide us your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 20 to 30 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay rest of the amount before the trip. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer or online. Please visit here for payment details.
If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellation of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearranging the schedule.
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- Destination Nepal
- Trip Difficulty Moderate
- Trip Style Trekking
- Accommodation Tea Houses / Lodges
- Group Size 12
- Max Altitude 4140 Meters
- Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
- Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Fruit