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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • 13 Days
  • From USD
  • $1,350.00  (P/P)

Trip Facts

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation: Private Transportation
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and Guest House in the trek
  • Max. Altitude: 4130M.
  • Trip Code: ABCH1
  • Walking Hours: 5-7 Hours
  • Group Size : Min. 1-12 people
  • Best Months to Trek: February-May, September-December

If Langtang region represents Nepal’s spirit and Everest is heart, Annapurna is country’s insatiable appetite. Annapurna Base Camp Trek, one of best trekking package in Nepal, offers a great introduction to remote Nepal and gigantic Himalayan peaks. This trek is the perfect amalgamation of wonderful mountain vistas and amazing alpine sceneries with fascinating cultural diversity.

Annapurna trekking is among those few treks in Nepal that combines such a diverse landscapes and brings you so close to the base of 7,000+ and 8,000+ ice giants in such short time period. This trek is a great opportunity to unwind amidst of snowy peak without having altitude problems. Staying at local teahouse during the trail allows us to interact with locals and immerse deep into local culture and tradition. Magar and Gurung are two major inhabitant of the region and they are famous as soldiers in British Army as Gurkhas Battalion.

Annapurna Region is located in the northern-central region of Nepal and is bordered by the Kali Gandaki Gorge to the west, the Pokhara Valley to the south, and the Marshyangdi River to the north and east. The region is protected by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), which is the first and largest conservation area in Nepal. Mt. Annapurna I is the world’s tenth highest mountain with an altitude of 8091m, and the trekking to Annapurna Base Camp offers a wonderful variety of scenery and culture. Throughout the trek, you will have a panoramic view of many different mountains including, Machhapuchchhre, Hiuchuli, Annapurna South, Bahra Shikhar, Shigachuli, Tent Peak, Gangapurna and Gandarba peak.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek initiates at a very low altitude from Phedi or Nayapul: 1 ½ hour drive north of the city. The trail gradually ascends through the Modi River Valley, carrying melt water from the ring of peaks above and pass rural villages, and forests of rhododendron, oak, and bamboo. Throughout the trek, you can find quaint but comfortable tea houses, fresh organic foods, and friendly local people.

The first day of your trek will bring you to the Gurung Village of Ghandruk, which offers a unique cultural experience and magnificent sunrise view of Mount Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, andFishtail and you will continue to Sinuwa, and Machhapuchchhre Base Camp leading to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft). At ABC, you will be surrounded by huge wall of rock and ice reaching the heights of 4,000m/13,100ft above the glacier’s U-shaped valley.

The returning journey requires 3 nights of downhill trail, one spending for natural hot spring. Then a short hike takes us to Nayapul where you join an overland drive back to Pokhara. Finally driving back to Kathmandu is through stunning forestry land, countryside village and emerald hill below the Himalayan range to the north.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a great option for people who have limited time in Nepal but still want to experience the pristine landscapes of the Himalayas and enjoy an incredible adventure.Himalayan Joy Adventure has created a 10-day itinerary for the ABC trek, but we are committed to working with our customers to create itineraries that fit any time schedule. If you do not have time to complete the entire ABC trek, we recommend that you look at the Ghorepani-Poonhill trek. At Himalayan Joy Adventure, we tailor all of our itineraries to fit the needs of our customers. If you have any questions or want further information, please contact the Himalayan Joy Adventure office.

Himalayan Joy offers full board package for Annapurna Base Camp Trek including TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and other essential logistics from the very day of your arrival to your departure from Nepal. We also offer proper maps of the trekking route, an experienced and government licensed trekking guide and porters, high-quality logistics and comfortable accommodation throughout the entire trip.

Outline Itinerary

01 Days ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU AND TRANSFER TO HOETL

A Himalayan Joy Adventure representative will greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival and provide transportation to your hotel. After checking into your room and refreshing, our HJA representative will describe the details regarding your trek. Then, you can visit the tourist hub in Thamel. There are many places to shop for trekking gear and souvenirs. In the evening, Himalayan Joy Adventure will host a welcome dinner at the typical Nepali restaurant with a Nepali cultural dance. After dinner, you will be dropped off at your hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Trip Map

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop by Private tourist Vehicle.
  • 3 night Hotel(3-5 star) in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • 2 nights hotel in Pokhara
  • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) and Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the trek
  • Tourist bus ( Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu )
  • Private transport to and from Nayapul
  • English speaking guide
  • Porter (One porter for two person)
  • Insurance for Himalayan Joy Staff
  • Himalayan Joy Adventure T-Shirt and Duffel bag
  • TIMS and ACAP permits

Cost Excludes

  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation ( Most Required)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax 
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 and Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Cold drinks such as Mineral water, Cola, Beer etc.(Mineral water will cost per liter from Rs. 100 till Rs.500 and if you bring water purifying tablet is best idea cause you will help to save nature from not using plastic bottles and also its much cheaper then mineral water )
  • Bars bill such as Mars, Sneaker, Bounty chocolate etc
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

Read Reviews

Trek to ABC

Trek to ABC

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Just arrive back from 8 days trek to Anaphurna Base Camp, hosting by Himalaya Joy Adventure. The plane and organised by Cholendra and guided by Tika was excellent. This two guys were the best we could expected. Looking forward for the next trek together with this company.  

Gideon1, Israel

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Annapurna Trek

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“When I was trekking with Cholendra, I felt at complete ease. He took incredibly good care of me despite the difficulties I had during the climb. He constantly encouraged me the entire way up or down what seemed like an endless stretch of mountain trails. Our conversations about his life and adventures lead us into a meaningful friendship, making it hard to leave a Nepali “brother” behind as we went our separate ways. I was sincerely touched by his dedication to nature, mountaineering, and his careful attention to detail. He made my trek to Annapurna South a wonderful experience.”

Amishi Doshi, India

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

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CB!!!! Your website is so perfect and we love it. We want to come trekking with you again ASAP. Thank you for giving us a beautiful honeymoon trek and becoming a true friend. We miss you! Good luck with your business!! I will put your site on my blog so that others can come here and sign up to have an amazing time in Nepal.

Danielle and Kenny Park, Korea

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

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“I’d heard about Cholendra for years before meeting him, and frankly I wondered why my friends raved so much about him. But just minutes into our trek through the Annapurna Sanctuary, I started to understand. He is gentle and attentive, smart and funny. Even at his young age he understands the complexities of human dynamics and is expert in making sure everyone under his care is safe and happy. His understanding of and love for the Himalaya are deep and profound. His physical strength is remarkable. Whether I was gasping my way up a mountainside or pondering lodging for the night, I never had a moment of worry; I trusted his judgment completely. He was always generous with his knowledge of the culture, history and geography of the area. I devoutly hope I have the chance to travel with him again one day. He is a treasure.”

Ginna Allison, United States

Trip Note

ECO-FRIENDLY

Every day the world is facing a big issue of environmental pollution and in Nepal as well. Our field staffs are quite conscious about environmental pollution at any time and we encourage to all. We would suggest to our guest to use boiled water or water purification pills than buying a bottle of water, it helps to avoid plastic bottles which can takes long time to disappear. During the trek, if possible you can order same items food in a group which minimizes the fuel used and to make campfire is almost forbidden. We would encourage being a responsible traveler so, just leaving foot-print on the trail and bring out all non-biodegradables which you had.    

 

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