Trip Highlights
  • Accessible Hiking for All
  • Heart Touching mountain Views.
  • All in one view from Poon Hill.
  • Fell and Touch Icy Glacier on the lap of Annapurna.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is unquestionably one of the most elegant and trendy treks in Nepal The majestic outlook of the Annapurna range including Hiuchuli, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhare whilst the tranquil exploration of the diverse wilderness including flora and fauna along with topography in general. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is less tiring in comparison to other several Base Camp treks like the Everest Base Camp trek and is indeed filled with lots of astounding scenic rewards. The Annapurna region also has the distinct wildlife of the Pheasants, Clouded leopards, Himalayan Giant Honeybee etc. The splendid vegetation of Rhododendron blooming gracefully in the forests which is introduced to us by the Annapurna Base Camp route is considered as the national flower of Nepal. During this trek, you are accompanied by the Machhapuchhare massif, the deep gorge Kali Gandaki and beautiful wild orchids. The Magical waterfalls which we encounter along the way are certain to wash all our tiredness away.

Expand the horizon of your wild and adventurous spirit by setting your steps on the amazing Annapurna Base Camp trekking route.

Also known to be the Sanctuary Trek, the Annapurna trekking is no doubt a spectacular sanctuary trekking which is brought by the lofty mountain circle. The stunning array of the Annapurna Himalayas and the supreme mountain panorama will sincerely stun you to a whole another level. Created by the spectacularly stunning peak of the giants - Annapurna I, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna and the fishtail also known as Machhapuchhare, Annapurna Sanctuary trek is a walk into the refreshing environment filled with freshly blowing mountain air. Sanctuary itself is the only doorway for the attendance. The 'fishtail' spire of Machhapuchhare (6997m), Gangapurna (7454m), Annapurna I (8091m), the unclimbed Fang (7647m) and Annapurna South (7273m) surrounds the open air of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Likewise, a beautiful introduction to the pretty villages of the Gurung ethnic community and the variety of culture is likely to give you a meaningful and amazing journey ahead. Similarly, the terraced fields, rich mountain vistas, diverse culture and wonderful landscapes, quaint villages of Gurung community and the distinct flora and fauna will mesmerize you with their uninfluenced existence, providing you with an experience of a lifetime. Mt. Annapurna it 10th highest mountain in the world situated at an altitude of 8091m, the walk through the remote yet glorious trails of which is indeed a virtuous act. The Great beauty of the Annapurna region has gained appreciation from the trekkers worldwide. Likely to that, the trails of Annapurna Base Camp will lead us to the designation of Mt. Machhapuchhare also known as fishtail. . From the hikers in groups to the solo travelers the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking package is sure to suit you.

The amazing Annapurna Base Camp trek will definitely leave you wanting for more and boost up your spirit of adventure to a whole another level. This trek can prove to be one’s lifetime adventure, the memories of which are filled with glory and pride. So what are you waiting for? Undertake this beautiful journey to one of the nature’s greatest beauties known by the name of Annapurna Base Camp?

At Nepal Nomad trekking, you can meet our experienced climbing crew who were born and bred on rugged mountains. Our team includes all the members with the same goal to provide an amazing trekking experience. The reason why you should trust us and our trekkers is here. Join the venture now to any massive peaks and you will certainly be pleased with the journey. If you are searching for a specific or different mountain to climb then contact us at Nepal Nomad. We can give you Annapurna Base Camp Pass trekking itineraries that will be suitable according to your time for the listed peaks or any other peaks that may excite. We will be replying within 24 hours of your inquiry. We as a Team of Nepal Nomad promise you that you will have an amazing journey while we go through the paths and hardships.

Itinerary

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On the first day of your arrival, our representative with our office vehicle will be on a standby .After you are transferred to the hotel a pre-trek briefing on the trekking program and any last minute arrangements will schedules. You will get familiar to the surroundings as you go down the streets for a walk. Then a delicious local Nepali dinner will be served accompanied by cultural dance performed by the local belles.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

On this particular day, we explore around Kathmandu City and visit to the two world heritage sites. This includes a visit to the Boudhanath Stupa known for its unique structure and as the biggest shrines in the world. For a more lighthearted day, a visit to Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the holy Baghmati River which is considered as a home to the hundreds of thousands Hindus people and as the famous Hindu temple across the country where you will see Hindu holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing, and occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. The cremation site here is used by the royal family and also for the simple man living next door. In the early afternoon you can relax to your hotel or do last minute shopping. Trekking Departure Information shall be provided.

  • Meals: breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

From Kathmandu, we take an early flight to Pokhara after an early breakfast and get moved to the hotel. After relaxing and wandering around we will head to dine out at lake side restaurants (cost not included).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 850m

Our trek initiates with drive of 45 minutes in the morning to Nayapul from Pokhara. We then go down the hill to Birethanti progressively after the Bhurungdi Khola bank to arrive at the Tirkhedhunga where we stay our overnight there on the path.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tirkhedhunga
  • Altitude: 1525m

The path for today proceeds to the suspension bridge as the track passes a stream at the Bhurungdi Khola from Tirkhedunga. We ascend to the Magars village which is large village of Ulleri (2070m). The track beautifully inclined with cultivated fields and pastures and the trail is filled with the dense forest of oak and rhododendron. At Nangethanti, we will stop there for a lunch. The Nepali word meaning for thanti is rest house. The path is covered with snow in the winter and then it is just an hour walk to Ghorepani from Nangethanti.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghorepani
  • Altitude: 2855m

It is day six as we hike up to the designation of Poon Hill in the early morning to the farmed vantage point. Around 45 minutes of time and then you get the whole sight of the mesmerizing sunrise with a thrilling Himalaya views which extends from Dhaulagiri (8167m) to Manaslu (8156m) both being the world’s seventh and eight highest mountains. We are back in the camp and then we will have our warm breakfast. The beginning includes rhododendron forest to 3030m as you climb along the ridges. Then we descend to the Deurali and then reach Banthanti for lunch. The path becomes gentle and then we ascend to the Tadapani (2540m).

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Poon Hill
  • Altitude: 2600m

Out from the Tadapani, we will track our path to Chhomrung which is the base of Himachuli village and has the long ascent to the Modi Khola west bank. We stay for an overnight here.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chhomrung
  • Altitude: 2210m

Out from the Chhomrung, we precede our trek with steep stone after passing the Chhomrung Khola. Beautiful bamboo forest, rhododendron covered path and the mountain terrains accompany us. We gather more enthusiasm and energy right after an inspiring sight of the Machhapuchhare and the Annapurna mountain ranges. After passing through the Bamboo, Doyan and the Khuldigar we pass the Modi Khola and ultimately arrive at the Himalaya Hotel for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Himalaya Hotel
  • Altitude: 2850m

The designation for today is at the Machhapuchhare Base Cano where we will climb up hill and descend on the beautiful grassy path and then reach at the Hinku Cave. Following the zigzag path of stone we reach at the Annapurna Circuit Sanctuary after 3 to 4 hours. Beautifullyenclosed by the Annapurna I, II, III and IV, this is a huge amphitheatre. Different spots at Deorali and Bagar can also be visited at and the fish tail Machhapuchhare as well as Annapurna inns and accommodation can be found there. We the n reach at the splendid Machhapuchhare Base camp and eat at the accommodation.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Machhapuchhare Base camp
  • Altitude: 3700m

After our Base camp trek to the Machhapuchhare for about two hours, we will then go the small crest downhill to the fertile farming land and the tranquil meadows which showcase to the branching out of the mountains. We then get to see the beautiful landscape of the snow capped mountains and the panoramic sight when we reach to the Annapurna South Base Camp. We stay for an overnight at the Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Annapurna Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4130m

The morning is started with an early splendid sunrise views from the majestic mountains which is snow capped and no matter how much we see them, we are never tired or bothered. We then go on our track to Sinwa and the Bamboo.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sinwa
  • Altitude: 2310m

Out from the Sinwa we go on the track to the Taglung as we follow the trail and then descending gently from the forests we will walk above the wheat fields of the Taglung and the potatoes fields. Located just above the Khumbu Khola at 1720m, the trail drops steeply on a series of switch backs to Kimrung village. Then with the steep climb of the Uri’s tea house, we pass at 2200m. We then descend to Ghandruk from Uri where we will stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghandruk
  • Altitude: 1940m

Today is day 13, as we go for a 5 hours trek to the Tolkha as we go downhill to the Ghandruk Village courtyards which the natty paved. The trail encloses with the Modi Khola as we reach at the Tolkha and the Landruk after crossing the stream at the suspension bridge. At Tolkha we stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tolkha
  • Altitude: 1710m

Along with stones of the forested path, the trail descends out of the Tolkha then we proceed at the Bherikharka descending to the past several tea houses, Bherikharka is also the head of a canyon at the Dhampus (1510m). We will head back to the Pokhara for reminding ourselves to be free and relish at the gracious city of lakes and relax at the hotel. Then we walk on the walk to the Fewa Lake.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 1510m

On day 15, we get up early in the morning to be ready for the arrival of your aircraft for the flight back to Katmandu. We will meet at the airport and shall be transferred to hotel. Please remark, our flight will be subject to good weather for the sake of our overall safety. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
21 Feb, 2020 - 07 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
22 Feb, 2020 - 08 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
23 Feb, 2020 - 09 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
28 Feb, 2020 - 14 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300
29 Feb, 2020 - 15 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1300

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Annapurna Base camp trekking. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Annapurna Base Camp trekking as well as introduce you to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipments check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the over night. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Annapurna Base camp trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Annapurna Base camp trekkingtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining upper mustang trekking includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Annapurna Base camp trekkingis designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Annapurna Base camp trekking, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.

FAQs

No ropes required and no ice picks required. There is no vertical climbing included. The preliminary is harsh, Most of the trek includes long ways that go up and afterward down. Individuals with powerless lower legs should take alert. Depending upon the season there can likewise be ice and snow in the path. Similarly, the walks won’t last for more than eight hours a day which means 8 hour is the maximum time limit for a day’s trek and normally 5-6 hours of walk is carried out in each day with challenges in accordance to the route and weather.

Of course! Your shoes are what lead you all throughout the route and walking with the support of good shoes will provide you the best trekking experience.

What’s more? Remember quality socks. Glad feet equivalent an upbeat trekker, so search out an open air and gear store that will assist you in getting admirably fitted, reasonable, tough and agreeable shoes that will last until the end over the long haul.

We don't have an itemized preparing program as it is hard to prescribe a general program that applies to everybody. The preparation you ought to do as per your plan for the ABC trek relies upon your present degree of wellness and any physical ailments.

Every person is prone to altitude sickness in a way or another, while the only difference can be the physical fitness and immunity in accordance to different individuals. Through our several experiences, we've discovered that including carefully coordinated acclimatization days into the trek, has helped trekker’s adjust with climate and heights pretty easily in comparison to those treks done in the absence of acclimatization days.

However, the common Symptoms of altitude sickness are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

In the case of an emergency, there are bounded medical facilities on the course, yet our aides convey a full medicinal pack and are prepared broadly on the best way to utilize it. We likewise convey compact elevation chambers, which are helpful in the event that somebody is experiencing AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) yet can't be emptied because of terrible climate. The wellbeing of our voyagers and team is our main need. On the off chance that a kindred trekker in your gathering needs to plunge, at that point an associate guide would go with them. We have bunches of care staff on the trek, so the individual sliding would be very much cared for, and won't affect on the remainder of the gathering's experience. In a extreme health cases, helicopter evacuation is managed.

A few housing have charging stations accessible for little electronic gadgets, for example, mobile phones, cameras and battery packs, however will frequently come at an extra expense.

October to November is the beginning of the dry season and is the most mainstream time to visit Nepal as the storm has as of late wrapped up, a green and rich open country, crisp and clean air, and away from of the Himalayan. From December to February the temperature is freezing however visibility is still acceptable. June to September is the storm season. While you can in any case trek during this time, the alternatives are constrained because of the rain and heat.

Yes you can stay overnight at Annapurna base camp.

Yes, you can safely leave your any excess gears in your Kathmandu accommodation.

Dress Simple. For the individuals who wish to wear shorts, ensure the shorts spread your knees. For those that are agreeable in stockings, have a long top over them. Keep in mind; we are visitors going through these towns. Neighborhood individuals may feel humiliated, for them and for you, in the event that you dress inappropriately.

There are various stores where you can trade cash directly down the road in Thamel. You can exchange Nepalese rupees from five to one thousand.  There are likewise ATMs accessible for use in fundamental urban areas including Kathmandu, Pokhara and Namche; be that as it may, ATM expenses are pertinent, which might be in extra to what your card or bank supplier may charge.