May 20th, 2020
This is the short version of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, designed particularly for those who are short on time. If you like to explore more, then check our Annapurna Base Camp Trek Package.
What to expect from (Highlights) Annapurna Base Camp Trek?
may be your first curiosity when you hear the word Annapurna. It is indeed normal to have such inquisitiveness in your mind before kickstarting on any expedition.
In simple words, Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek presents a variety of surprises throughout the trek. From the heavenly glimpse of the far-rising pinnacles to the massive overhanging rocks on top of the cliffs, the Annapurna has everything to keep you in awe. While on this trek, you will pass through the quaint villages and lush farm fields that provides you an ample opportunity to mingle with the culture, belief-systems (perspectives) and lifestyle of the indigenous inhabitants of Annapurna. Nothing can be as stunning as living in a traditional way with the villagers.
Nevertheless, it is obvious that the words are incapable of defining the true beauty and real inspiration that can be gained from this trek. But when we hear the testimonial of Sir Edmund Hillary (a mountain explorer), it becomes clear that the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the best long-distance treks in the world.
Then, why do some people call Annapurna Base Camp Trek as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek?
The Annapurna Sanctuary is a high glacial basin surrounded by a ring of high mountains. This sanctuary remained hidden for several centuries until 1956 when a group of outsiders discovered this hidden gem.
As the route to Annapurna Base Camp Trek blends with the path to the Annapurna Sanctuary, people began to call Annapurna Base Camp Trek as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.
Is it good to trek in Summer?
Summer can be a wonderful time to be in the mountain. However, in Nepal, the summer combines with the monsoon and because of that, the trail becomes slippery by rain water. Therefore, it is not recommended to go for Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Summer.
Spring can be the best option for you because the path that leads to the base camp of Annapurna becomes colorful with the aromatic rhododendron. Plus, the rainfall is rarely predicted.
What is the maximum altitude of Annapurna Base Camp Trek?
The Annapurna Base Camp is the highest point on this trek, which is 4,130 m above sea level.
Day 1 Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 2 - Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft)
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft) Stay overnight at teahouse. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 04: Jhinu Danda to Bamboo (2310m/7576ft) overnight at teahouse. Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 05: Bamboo to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m/12135ft) overnight at teahouse. Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 06: MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) and back to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft) overnight at teahouse. Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 07: Deurali to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft) overnight at teahouse. Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 08: Chhomrong to Tadapani (2,630m/8,626ft) overnight at teahouse. Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 09: Tadapani to Ghorepani (2860m/9380ft) overnight at teahouse. Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10: Ghorepani to Nayapul and drive pokhara . Walking time: 6 to 7 hours, Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 11 - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 12 - Airport drop and international departure from Kathmandu
USD 990 per person
Trip Cost Includes
•TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
•Two nights’ twin sharing accommodation with breakfast in deluxe 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu
•Two nights' twin sharing accommodation with breakfast in a deluxe 3 star category hotel in Pokhara
• All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
• Best available teahouse/lodge accommodation during the trek
• One night budget hotel accommodation in Pokhara
• Staff– one professional, knowledgeable and friendly English speaking trekking
Guide and porters 1 porter including their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, transportation, and accidental insurance
• First aid medical kit
• Duffel bag, down jacket, and sleeping bag for use during trek
• All government taxes & office service charge
• Complimentary A t-shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
Trip Cost Excludes
• Nepal visa arrangement, Travel and rescue insurance
• Accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara (except one night)
• All kind of beverage (alcoholic, hot, or cold and drinking water)
• Personal expenses such as phone calls, bar bills, laundry, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, extra porters, etc)
• Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu transfers by tourist bus
• Personal equipment and clothing
• Tips for guides and porter (Expected but not mandatory)
We hope you will find our offer suitable for you and we will win your honor. Please feel free to write us if you have any questions or concerns. Being a local agency, we are flexible to your requirements.
We look forward to organize your Annapurna Base camp Trek.
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