Annapurana Base camp Trek

Trekking
Location: Nepal Duration: 15 April 15 - 30 April 15

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Trip Info

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trek Information

One of the most beautiful trek you can do in the himalayas, The scenic beauty of being around the Mt.Everest & Mt.Annapurna needs to be experienced atleast once in your life. If you have a dream & a desire then you need have this trek in that list.

  • Best Season: March-May & Sept-Dec
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Trekking Days: 11
  • Grade: Medium
  • Maximum Altitude: 4100m
  • Commences At: Kathmandu
  • Ends At: Kathmandu

Batch Dates

Itinerary

Itinearary

Days 01 ‐ Arrival in Kathmandu
Our staffs will be at airport to pick up you to the Hotel. Introduction with guide and short briefing about the trek.
Days 02 ‐Preparation day for trekking.
Final check up of your hiking gear and ready to move
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara to Birethanti (1025m)
Early in the morning drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. It takes around 7 hours from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Sane day drive to Birethanti on private van. Birethanti is the commence point of your trek.
Day 04: Trek to Ulleri (1960m)
Wake up around 6 am in the morning. After breakfast prepare your baggage and ready to move. It takes around 5 hours to reach Ulleri.Lunch will arrange on the way

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2860m)
Wake up around 7 am in the morning. Have your breakfast and ready to move towards Ghorepani. It takes around 4 hours to reach Ulleri. Lunch will arrange on the way. After dinner our guide will give you the wake up time for next morning

Day 06: Early in the morning Hike to Poonhill (33210m) and trek to Tadapani (2630m)
Wake up early in the morning and ready to move Poonhill. It takes around 1 hour to reach the top of the Poonhill, which offers the breathtaking view of Mt. Dahulagiri (8167m) Mt. Annapurna (8091m) Mt. Manaslu (8156m) and many more snow covered mountains. It is also the best place for sunrise view, which changes the shining silver mountains into golden. After spending around 1 hour in Poonhill descent down to Ghorepani. Have your breakfast and start to trek towards Tadapani
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2170 m)
As usual wake up early in the morning, have breakfast. The trail descent down to the small stream. After 1 ½ hour climb down cross the stream
Day 08: Trek to Dovan (2520 m)
From Chhomrong trail descends down around 150m, cross the suspension bridge over Chhomrong stream. Continue walk through the forest of bamboo and rhododendron. Slightly ascent rocky trail. Within 2 hours you will be in Sinwa. Trail goes slightly up inside the rhododendron forest and descent down the stone paved trails, which leads to the Bamboo. Around 5 hours walking from Chhomrong you will be in Dovan. Lunch will arrange on the way.

Day 09: Trek to Deurali (3200 m)
Deurali is close from Dovan. It take around 3 ½ hours to reach Deurali . Rocky trail goes slightly up up to Himalaya and climb around 1 hour on a rocky trail to reach up to Deurali. The more you walk, the more you gain the elevation, so drink enough water and walk slowly.

Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base camp (4130 m)
After breakfast start to move towards Annapurna base Camp. It takes around 4 hours to reach Annapurna Base Camp. Enjoy the heavenly view, high and snow covered mountains around the base camp.

Day 11: Trek back to Bamboo (2310 m)

Wake up early in the morning before sunrise, take your camera and snap the golden mountains during sunshine. Have your breakfast and ready to move down towards Bamboo.

Day 12: Trek to Chhomrong (2170 m)

Continue walking to Chhomrong

Day 13: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m)
Around 4-5 hours walking to reach Ghandruk. First trails go straight, slowly climb down to small stream cross the bridge and climb up to Ghandruk Village. Ghandruk is the typical Gurung village with thatched roof made of up rock. It is the village of Great Gorkha soldiers. It takes around 3 hours to reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk offers the nice view Mt. Fishtail (6993m)

Day 14: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

Today is the last day of the trek. After Breakfast descent down to Saulibazar and continue walks towards Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara. Enjoy your free time in Lakeside Pokhara in the evening.                       

Day 15: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 16: Departure

ABC Trek Cost

Service Tax Extra

  • Cost Includes:
    • Airport Arrival & Departure
    • 3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu in normal nice hotel in twin share basis in BB plan
    • 1 night accommodation in Pokhara in normal nice hotel in twin share basis in BB plan
    • Kathmandu -Pokhara – Kathmandu tourist bus fare for clients, guide and porters
    • Pokhara- Nayapul – Pokhara private van
    • Food and accommodation during the trekking period (also include water and tea)
    • TIMS permit for Trekking
    • Acap permit
    • Trekking guide salary
    • Porter salary during the trekking period
    • Fare well Dinner
    • Insurance for Nepali Staff

    Cost Excludes;

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Personal expenses
    • Other program beyond itinerary
    • Tips for staffs
    • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
    • Emergency Medical evacuation

T&C's

50% advance while booking & 50% before 30 Days of travel

  • All bookings will carry
  • 25% cancellation charges from day 1
  • 50% cancellation charges if cancelled before 30 days
  • 75% cancellation charges if cancelled before 15 days
  • No refund if cancelled less than15 days

Disclaimer – Nature offers its own challenges from time to time. As Ladhak is an extremely challenging terrain it is possible to have minor/major changes to the designed plan. It is also possible that traveller will have to incur additional costs owing to the challenges arising out of the ground level challenges.

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FAQs

Fitness               What 2 Carry               Clothing               Medical Kit               Others

Fitness required for the Trek

Fitness

This is a difficult trek. This trek involves extensive incline walks with high altitude conditions. Speak to your trek leaders or read our blog on how to approach high altitude treks

Recommendations

  • 1 hour a day of Jogging in running tracks
  • Pranayama – 15 min a day
  • Stretching – 20 minutes a day

MUSCLES – A well stretched & healthy muscles make the trek that much more easier. Focus on Legs, Back, Neck & Shoulder. 20min of focused stretching activities for 45 days will help.  It determines the amount of movement your bones can make in any direction around joints such as shoulders, elbows, hips and knees.  Stretching improves your posture and helps to prevent low back pain.

Recommendations

  • Suryanamaskara – 10 to 15 Sets a day
  • Neck & Shoulder exercise
  • Lower back stretches
  • Hamstring & Quadriceps

Things to Carry

Things to Carry

Backpack (55 – 65 L) with sturdy straps and supporting frame. Quechua Forclaz 60 is a good choice.

Trekking shoes – Ensure the shoes are well broken in before the trek.  Since this  trek includes walking on snow it is recommended to wear water proof shoes wiith thick woolen / military socks. Forclaz 600 and Woodland are good choices. More expensive shoes are not really the answer to cold. Wearing 2 layers of woollen socks is the trick.

Sun glasses – Sunglasses are mandatory for this trek, Curved ones will cover your eyes well. No blue coloured sunglass — they don’t block UV. Blacks, greens, browns are fine. Avoid multi tone sunglasses. Sunglasses prevent snow blindness. . People who wear spectacles, choose one of these:

  1. http://www.decathlon.in/accessories/sunglasses/cycling-and-running/huez-opticsg-800-optic/p-1223537
  2. If above is not possible, wear your spectacles and carry a big sunglass that can be worn over your spectacles.

Must Have – Trek Accessories

  • Trekking pole is mandatory
  • Spoon, glass & Tiffin Box
  • Thermos water bottle – optional
  • Headlamp with extra batteries

Must Have – Clothing

Must Have – Clothing

  • Thermals / Body Warmers – 1 No’s
  • Oversized Full TShirts with high neck  & Track Pants (light weight)  – 2 / 3 No’s
  • Sweater / Fleece – 1 No’s
  • Windcheaters – 1 No’s + Down Jacket – 1 No’s
  • Poncho + Rain Pant – 1No’s
  • Socks – 8 to 10 Pairs
  • Head Cap + Balaclave – 1 No’s each
  • Hand Gloves Inner 1no’s + Outer (waterproof) – 1 No’s

Must Have – Other accessories

  • Light towel (should be thin, quick drying kind)
  • A Sanitary Paper
  • Woolen head-scarf or muffler
  • Cold cream and sun screen lotion (SPF 40+)
  • Moisturizer

Must Have – Medical Kit

Must Have – Medical Kit

  • Crocin – 6 tablets
  • Avomine – 4 tablets
  • Avil 25mg – 4 tablets
  • Combiflam – 4 tablets
  • Disprin – 6 tablets
  • Norflox – 6 tablets
  • Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters
  • Band aid – 10 strips
  • Digene – 6 tablets
  • Gauze cloth – 1 small role
  • Leukoplast – 1 small roll
  • Cotton – 1 small roll
  • ORS / Electoral – 10 packets
  • Betadine or any antiseptic cream
  • Moov spray
  • Nebasulf/ Soframycine powder

Other Mandatory Instructions

Other Mandatory Instruction

  1. Medical Certificate – format will be provided post enrolment
  2. Declaration & Disclaimer Form – will be provided post enrolment
  3. Plastic Bottles are STRICTLY prohibited
  4. Recommended bag weight is 7 to 8 Kgs
  5. 1 Govt ID Card is mandatory
  6. Burn Boundaries follows STRICT No Smoking / Alcohol policy

 

 

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