About Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a picturesque and marvelous destination around the whole Himalayas, where Nepal Spirit Adventure with its team of expert guides leads you to enjoy this fascinating adventure. Nothing can match the beauty of this Trek to Annapurna Base Camp in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge available all the way in the heart of Annapurna sanctuary and at base camp.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers where you will soak in super views of Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m/23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m /24,457ft), and Annapurna III (7,555m /24,787ft), includes Mt. Machhapuchare “Fish-tail” (6,997m) Tent Peak 5,663m.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a bus ride past many interesting farm villages and towns to reach the famous and scenic Pokhara city with its beautiful valley of pristine Begnas and Phewa Lakes, where Annapurna Himalaya reflects on its calm water surface.
Pokhara is the start and the ending point of many treks and mountaineering adventures, from here our route leads to high hills filled with a lovely forest of rhododendron and pine trees, where in spring and summer turn the area into the natural magic garden when flowers are in full bloom. The walk leads through many farm villages of Tirkhedhunga-Hille-Ulleri to reach Ghorepani for the hike to the famous Poon Hill.
During the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Poon Hill offers super sunrise over the chain of mountains from Dhaulagiri-Nilgiris’ –Annapurna to Manaslu range and then walking into the serene forest towards our next destination at Annapurna base camp within glorious sanctuary with an amphitheater of snowcapped peaks that surround this lovely and wonderful spot at base camp.
After a grand marvelous time from the Annapurna Base Camp heading back to Pokhara taking a scenic route and enjoying a hot spring at Jhinu Danda after walking past a large Gurung village in Chomrong. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking concludes with a short drive back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu with great service, the guidance of Nepal Spirit Adventure.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary is flexible and happy to make it customized as per travel requirements and help all the trekkers before reach to Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130m. Regarding your Nepal holiday, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Costs also can be different that all depends on your daily cost expenses of wages, transportation, hotel in Kathmandu, and Pokhara.
Best Season for Annapurna Base Camp
The best month from Mid February to June and the last week of August to December those months are very suitable to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek; the weather will be clear and can see beautiful Mountain View along with the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, however, we organize all the month in a year. It is inclusive accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara, airport pick and drop, Delux tourist bus, ABC trek experience license guide and strong porters, foods, lodges, and trek equipment for Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
"Customized trek itineraries are available as per your travel and groups needs"
Private Vehicle: Transportation is the most important factor before star and finishing the Annapurna base camp trek, entire our ABC packages all transportation inclusive, your international arrival airport pick and final departure from Kathmandu, from Pokhara city to Nayapul (before starting Annapurna base camp trek), Ghandrung Phedi to Pokhara (after ABC trek) provide by private vehicle.
Deluxe Tourist Bus Service: You will get deluxe tourist bus services both ways Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu is included in 15 days Annapurna base camp trek package, between 6-7 hours requires bus journey but you will be a beautiful landscape, river, tropical old villages and spectacular mountains views before reaching Pokhara. If you wish quickly and mountains scenery flight can take a 25 minutes flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu, we can provide your flight ticket as per your interest but the cost will be extra payable.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Permit (ACAP)
You will be trekking through Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP) is Nepal’s largest protected area covering 7,629km (2,946 sq mi) in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas and it ranges in elevation from 790m (2590 ft) to the peak of Annapurna1at 8,091m (26,545ft). This ACAP is rich in biodiversity and is a treasure house for 1,226 species of flowering plants, 105 mammals, 518 birds, 40 reptiles, and 23 amphibians. The Conservation Area is also home to over 100,000 residents of different cultural and linguistic groups. Trek through this area requires an entry permit that costs you $26 dollars in Nepalese currency INR 3,000 per trekker and Rs. 1,000 cost for TIMS CARDS thus two permits are necessary for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking routes.
Foods & Beverage, ABC Package Cost
14 night 15 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek package cost is USD 950 dollars per person, all meals are inclusive 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) along your trek to ABC trek while breakfast is included in city (Kathmandu and Pokhara) entire the Annapurna base camp trek package. Ethnic lodges provide food high hygienic meals on an Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route food menu of all teahouses is more or less similar and includes items like MOMO of dumplings, noodles, and pasta, potatoes, soup, Nepalese dish Dal Bhat is a very popular dish. With DAL BHAT comes a food platter of steamed rice served with lentil soup, greens fresh seasonable vegetables. Eating carbohydrate-heavy meals will provide enough energy for long the ABC trek.
We provide food from these local lodge/tea houses as per choices on the menu. Breakfast and dinner are provided at the same tea house/lodge while lunch would be on the trail. Some lodge serves western foods such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. Beverage: Soft drinks, snacks, and beer are available in most of the Tea Houses' restaurants. A variety of cereals, bread, and eggs dishes are generally available for breakfast.
Available Accommodations on ABC
Inclusive twin sharing bedroom in city and Annapurna Base Camp Trek, in the city we provide tourist standard hotel, comfortable lodes (formerly known as teahouses) on ABC trek. There are more than 55 lodges along the trek route most of the lodges are run by the Annapurna ethnic cast of Gurung and Magar families unless people specify a preference for tents.
Every teahouse has a central communal area with a large stove that provided heat and a cozy atmosphere. The bedrooms are unheated and generally have two beds with mattresses, pillows, and blankets but we highly recommend you will need to bring a personal sleeping bag (3 seasons is normally enough). The lodges-teahouses generally have showers that ate powered by gas and they mostly use the sit-down flush toilets, some lodges do also have squat toilets.
You can take a hot shower during this trek but they will charge extra costs besides the room bill. Accommodations are generally perfect and clean along the Annapurna base camp trek but the lack of many accommodations after the Chomrung village sometimes requires advance room booking in peak trek season.
Is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Fit for Me?
It requires 10 days of strenuous foothill walking along with the Annapurna Base Camp, you’ll be trekking up between 6-7 hours a day and at altitudes over 4,000 meters. Sometimes you need to be aware of high altitude sickness. Visit our helpful altitude-sickness for more information and Keep in your mind it is very important that to be in excellent fitness and health, which means training in the lead up to your trip in order to be the best prepared.
All the teahouses are almost similar to the ABC trek that you stay in on the trek and are simple with only basic facilities. Hot water may not always be available and may cost extra, as will access to electricity points for charging devices, WIFI is available at some teahouses but connections are poor.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a very popular route in the Annapurna region; you will be encountering many other trekkers and groups on your trip. If you prefer peace and fewer tourists spend more time trekking through communities rather than on a more established route, see our Tamang Heritage or Langtang Valley Trek.