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Package Price:  USD 560
Trek Duration: 7 days
Trip Duration: 13 days
Difficulty Level: Easy to Medium
Highest Elevation: 4130m at Annapurna Base Camp
Season: Mid February-Mid June, Mid-September–Mid December
Trek Type: Tea House Trek/Camping
Permits: ACAP Permit, TIMS Card

Trek Summary:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most beautiful and popular trek in Nepal due to the presence of Majestic Himalayas Annapurna I (8091m, world 10th highest mountain peak),  Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna II (7937m) Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m) Gangapurna (7455m) Machhaphuchre (6993m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Dhaulagiri (8167m world 7th highest mountain peak) and other peaks too; various landscapes; uphill and downhill; hiking trail in the midst of alpine forest covered with Rhododendron flowers (Rose Tree), Oak trees, Bamboo. This Annapurna Region covered by Annapurna Conservation Area Project is reach in Flora and Fauna, and the main inhabitant of this region are Gurung and Magar ethnic group, which people are highly recruited for British Arm Force, Singapore Police, Indian Military and so on. Hiking trail pass through the traditional villages.

This trek is Mid-Level difficulty, can be done by all age groups and average hike per day is around 5 to 6 hrs. Maximum altitude is 4130m at Annapurna Base Camp.

Brief Itinerary: Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, 7 days trek.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu:

Day 2: City tour and Trek Preparation:

Day 3: Drive/ Flight to Pokhara:

Day 4:  Pokhara – Madki (Drive 3hrs) – Jhinu Danda – Chomrong : 3hrs Drive and 4hrs trekking.

Day 5: Chomrong – Sinuwa – Bamboo: 4hrs trekking.

Day 6: Bamboo – Dovan – Himalaya – Deurali: 5hrs trekking.

Day 7: Deurali – Machhaphuchre Base Camp – Annapurna Base Camp: 4hrs trekking.

Day 8: ABC – Deurali – Bamboo: 6hrs trekking.

Day 9: Bamboo – Sinuwa – Jhinu Danda: 5hrs trekking.

Day 10: Jhinu Danda – Madki – Pokhara: 2hrs trekking and 3 hrs drive.

Day 11: Rest Day in Pokhara:

Day 12: Drive/Flight to Kathmandu:

Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu:

 

FAQ'S

Q. What is the best time for annapurna base camp trek?
A. If you want to see Mountains and trekking trail with snow then December, February to April would be perfect month, you can feel snow show shower during this months. April and October are regarded as the best months , as sky will be clear and also this months are most busiest month in trekking. Main trekking season for annapurna base camp trek are Mid February to Mid June and Mid September to Mid December. July and August are monsoon season but trekking can also be done.

Q. What kind of training required for annapurna base camp trek?
A. You do not need to get certified of trainings for doing annapurna base camp trek, if you are physically fit and can walk around 6 hrs per day, then you can do this trek.

Q. What is the minimum and maximum age for Annapurna base camp trek?
A. We do not recommend for kids below the age of 12 years as they have less acclimatization capacity then adult, but if they are in proper shape then we can accept depending upon age, for adult and kids we extend the trekking days covering less by less per day without bring rush, increasing the trek days.

Q. Can we do Annapurna Base Camp short Trek?

A. Yes we can complete Annapurna Base Camp trek in short days by covering more hours and walking more, If you are physically fit and have good prior trekking experience then we can do Annapurna Base Camp trek in 5 days trek, walking around average of 7hrs per day.

 


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu:  Pick up from airport and drop in hotel included. We will provide brief info about Nepal and trekkings in Nepal.
(Included: Airport Pick up, Welcome Dinner)

Day 2: City tour and Trek Preparation: If you are time bound then we can escape this day and drive to Pokhara or Flight (Domestic Flight to Pokhara with additional Amount) and Trek Preparation. Otherwise you can make City tour on your own (We can also provide City tour with guide but it will increase the trek package price. We will surely provide all information on which sites to visit, how to reach there, Entry fees to the site and what to try in those areas). Kathmandu valley is beautiful valley with Temples, Stupas, Monasteries, Durbar Square (Palace), UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites. We will make trek preparation, get introduce with the guide, buy trekking gears and for rentals we will rent from Pokhara.

Day 3: Drive/ Flight to Pokhara: 7 hrs drive from Kathmandu to reach Pokhara. Transportation in Tourist Bus. For Fligt Trek Package price will slightly increase, we make this package including Tourist Bus service. If anything is missing then we can buy from Pokhara. Final Trek Preparation and sightseeing around Lakeside, Phewa Lake. 
(Included: Tourist bus fare)

Day 4:  Pokhara – Madki – Chommrong: After 3hrs drive from Pokhara by Jeep we will reach Madki. Now we can use this off road driving to shorten our trek. We can see the glorious view of Mt Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhaphuchre from the way. Chomrong is beautiful village, largely populated village. Trekking trail will be uphill, downhill; mostly uphill hike of 3 hrs.
(Included: Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation)

Overnight Altitude: 2170m
Hiking Hours: 4hrs

Day 5: Chommrong – Bamboo: Hike starts after breakfast and sunrise view from Chomrong, we will hike downhill, uphill, flat surface in this day. We will hike around 4hrs today. Mountains look closer, flora and fauna on the trail helps to ease the pain of trek. Dinner and Overnight at Bamboo.
(Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation)

Overnight Altitude: 2310m
Hiking Hours: 4hrs

Day 6: Bamboo – Dovan – Himalaya – Deurali: After breakfast at Bamboo we will start hiking, it will take around 5hrs to reach Deurali. We will mostly hike in midst of forest this day. Dinner and Overnight at Deurali.
(Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation)

Overnight Altitude: 3200m
Hiking Hours: 5hrs

Day 7: Deurali – Machhaphuchre Base Camp – Annapurna Base Camp: With 2hrs hike from Deurali we will reach Machhaphuchre Base Camp where we will have Garlic soup here, garlic soup helps to get good acclimatization and lowers the chance of Altitude sickness. The sunrise view from here is not better than Annapurna Base Camp, so we will hike for 2hrs from here to reach ABC. Dinner and Overnight at ABC.
(Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation)

Overnight Altitutde: 4130m
Hiking Hours: 4hrs

Day 8: ABC – Deurali – Bamboo: Big day of Annapurna base camp trek, wake up in early morning so as to watch the breathtaking sunrise view over mountains. We can also see milky way galaxy from here, time and position depends upon the month you do Annapurna base camp trek. We will have our breakfast at ABC and start to descent. With 3hrs hike we will reach Deurali and have our Lunch here. After short rest hike resumes to Bamboo. It will take around 3hrs to reach here. Dinner and Overnight at Bamboo.
(Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation)
Hiking Hours: 6hrs

Day 9: Bamboo – Sinuwa – Jhinu Danda: Breakfast at Bamboo. 2hrs hike to Sinuwa and Lunch. After short rest at Sinuwa, 3hrs hike to reach Jhinu Danda. It’s better not to miss the hot spring, so we will stay at Jhinu Danda and have dinner here. It will take around 30 mins to reach hot spring, we can relax here in natural hot spring pool.
(Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation)
Hiking Hours: 5hrs

Day 10: Jhinu Danda – Madki – Pokhara: Breakfast at Jhinu Danda. 2hrs hike from Jhinu Danda to reach Madki and 3hrs drive to Pokhara.
(Included: Breakfast, Lunch)
Hiking Hours: 6hrs

Day 11: Rest Day in Pokhara: Explore the beauty of Pokhara, you can also do adventure activities like Paragliding, Zip Flyer, Bungee Jump, Boating in Phewa Lake. We provide booking for these services too.

Day 12: Drive/Flight to Kathmandu: Shopping for Souvenir in Kathmandu, visiting some of the sites
(Included: Tourist bus ticket).

Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu: Airport drop service included. If you want to add your holiday and do more hikes then also we will provide those services.

Note: We can also cover Ghorepani Poonhill with Annapurna Base Camp trek with additional one day trek.

Note: This trek package can be fully customized, contact us and we will make Itinerary as per your available days, activities you want and what you want and to include more services, more tours. We offer Private Treks so as to provide the full time of the guide to guests and this trek can be booked upon the available time of yours, can be modified as per your taste.

Accommodation:  During Annapurna base camp trek accommodation will be in tea houses/mountain lodges. All accommodation are served on twin sharing basis, single supplement will increase the price. But for the trek booked on single basis, you will be served on single supplement except peak season. During the trek during peak season it might be difficult to find room available on single basis.

Meals: During the trek we will provide breakfast, Lunch and Dinner serving tea 2-3 times as well as fresh fruits per day as per itinerary. There will be farewell dinner as well as souvenir from us.

Physical Conditions & Experiences: No such experience need for annapurna base camp trek as well as you should be physical fit as annapurna base camp trek trek involves hiking through the forest, stoned paved path and need to hike for 6 hrs per day. Every age group person can do annapurna base camp trek trek.

Season for trekking: Best time to trek annapurna base camp  is Mid-February to Mid-June and Mid-September to Mid-December. June to September is monsoon season and December to February is cold season. Peak season for trekking is October and November.


Services Included:

  • Airport pick up and drop facilities.
  • Bus ticket Kathmandu to Pokhara Both ways on Tourist Bus.
  • Transportation by Car Pokhara to Nayapul Bothways.
  • Accommodation on Tea houses (Mountain Lodges) during the trek.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) on your choice subject to availabilty in the menu during the trek only.
  • Well Experienced and English speaking Trekking Guide.
  • 2-3 times tea during the trek.
  • Fresh Fruit during the trek sometimes.
  • Trekking Permits, TIMS Card.
  • First aid kit.

Services Excluded:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Accommodation except trek days.
  • Beverages/Mineral water (water can be purified using some medicines and can be drink, we provide only water purification tablets).
  • Meals in Kathamndu and Pokhara.
  • Personal Expenses such as internet, laundry, telephone, battery charging etc: Internet is available on per hour basis, the network connectivity can be good as well as poor some days. 
  • Trekking gears
  • Any unforeseen expenses.
  • Other expenses not covered in services included above.

Additional Services with additional amount:

  • Accommodation except trek days.
  • Porter (2 persons: 1 Porter, Maximum weight porter can carry is 25 kg).
  • Extra services/activities.

Note: This trek package price is made on the view for Private treks/solo traveler, if you are more than 2 people then please contact us to get price quote.

Note: This trek package can be customized as per your need, covering all expenses from arrival up-to departure. More person in a group helps to reduce the trek package as some of the cost can be distributed upon number of person. Such as guide cost remains same if you are travelling alone or with 4 other persons.


Bring represents bring that item from your country as the price for branded good will be same whether you buy from Nepal or your country. Buy represents buy in Nepal. Some items can be found cheaply in Nepal but expect it to be not as good quality as you expect. Some items are used just for trekking for such item buy in Nepal (Kathmandu/Pokhara). For renting we can rent in Kathmandu/Pokhara depending upon the trek.

Head:

  1. Woolen Cap: Buy: Nepal (for winter)
  2. Sun Glasses with UV Protection: Bring/Buy
  3. Scarf: Buy: Nepal
  4. Sunscreen(SPF: 40 recommended): Buy/Bring
  5. Lip Balm ( SPF: 20): Buy/Bring
  6. Head Lamp: Buy/Bring (Optional)

Body:

  1. Thermals: Buy/Bring (for winter)
  2. Fleece Jacket : Buy/Bring (for winter)
  3. Warm Windproof/Waterproof Jacket: Buy/Rent/Bring
  4. Warm Trousers, Shorts, Trekking Pants (waterproof): Buy/Bring
  5. T-shirts: Buy/Bring
  6. Gloves: Buy/Bring
  7. Inner wears: Synthetic.  NO  COTTON

Footwear:

  1. Flip Flop (for use in hotel stay/tea houses)

Others:

  1. Rain Cover: Buy
  2. Power Bank( For charging Mobile/Camera): Bring
  3. Toiletry Kits: Buy/Bring
  4. Pocket Knife/Swiss Knife. Bring/Buy
  5. Chocolate Bars: Bring/Buys

David Jakobik 

Great tour company, I was well looked after and all my questions answered. When on the actual tour had a great time not only with the culture and scenery but with the people I was with, made a big difference for me. Worth the visit to Nepal and black stork treks will help you with all your needs.

Gina P.S.

Had the most amazing experience trekking to Annapurna Base Camp. Everything very well organized, delicious food and good accommodation. Our guide Raju was very friendly, patient, flexible, shared all his knowledge, making the trek just awesome! I always felt in good hands and safe, would definitely go back with him. Highly recommended.

Lukas Szymanek

The trip felt like we were surrounded by family for the 7 days of trekking. Krishna ensured we were well prepared prior to departure and offered all the help we needed during the trek. He was an amazing guide and a true friend. This company has created an experience that we will never ever forget. Thank you so much!