Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 9 Days

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4.5 Based on 12 Reviews
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 4095 meters
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Pokhara, Nepal
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Capture splendid views of Himchuli, Annapurna South and Mt Fishtail (Machhapuchchre)
  • Enjoy the Annapurna area one of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal
  • ABC Trekking Route progresses through culturally rich villages of the Gurungs and Magars
Annapurna trekking region in Nepal has been wildly recognized as a naturalist’s paradise. Annapurna trekking/tour region is a very popular area that offers a dramatic trekking experience for trekkers from all over world.

This is a 9-day trek but one can do 2 to 21 days trekking/tour in the Annapurna region. The upper sub-alpine steppe environment harbors some of the rarest animals including snow leopards and blue sheep. Other areas of Annapurna trekking region are home to bird species such as the multi-coloured Impeyan, kokla, blood pheasant amongst a multitude of other birds, butterflies and insects. Many plant species native to Nepal are found in the forest of Annapurna trekking region. The Annapurna conservation area has 100 varieties of orchids and some of the richest temperate rhododendron forests in the world.

For thousands of years people of diverse ethnic backgrounds have scratched a livelihood out of Annapurna's steep hillsides. The advent of tourism and the phenomenal rise in human population has triggered environmental deterioration. In 1968 Nepal’s King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation launched the Annapurna Conservation Area Project in order to protect this pristine gift from nature.

Enjoy this 9-day trek through some of the most spectacular hills and mountains in the entire world.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 12 reviews
  • Raffaele Ragni
  • From Italy
  • On Jan 08 2020
4 - Very Good
Very Good
“Very Good”
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Dec 06 2019
5 - Excellent
Great hike
“Annapurna base camp hike was nice. Honestly I was happy to go in November because it wasnt as crowded on the hike and the weather was great. Its a great hike if your not quiet ready for Everest but still want to see the Himalayas.”
  • Wong
  • From Malaysia
  • On Sep 21 2019
5 - Excellent
9 Days Memorable ABC Trek
“Just finished my 9 days ABC trekking tour with Nepal Lion and I'm pleased with their seamless arrangement for the whole trip. The trek surely wasn't easy but it's fulfilling and the view up there surely worth the efforts. The booking with them was rather impromptu and I'm glad that it turned out to be great. My guide Bikash Nikesh is a very considerate person and he knows the terrains very well having himself did many treks in Nepal. He can adjust to your pace based on your request and personal fitness, most importantly he will ensure your safety at all times. Personally, having a guide is important because during my trek there were two massive landslides and thanks to Bikash I'm in one piece. And this was during the end of monsoon, an amateur hiker like me would have difficulties in getting thru it. For that I'm grateful. Nepal Lion itself is a small company and they are very customer centric with flexibility to adjust the trip based on your needs. Besides, I am happy to support small business in Nepal as it's not easy to make ends meet here. What I appreciate the most is that they explain everything clearly and orderly so you would have a right expectation of the trek and what is included and what is not for the trip. They are honest and genuine in their business. Plus, the airport transfers and farewell dinners are just a wonderful way to complete your trip in Nepal. If I were to return to Nepal for EBC I will surely go back to them. Until then, all the best with your trip if you're planning to do so!”
  • Brian Emery
  • From Canada
  • On Dec 07 2017
4 - Very Good
Very Good
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kathmandu To Pokhara
  • Day 2: Drive to Phedi & Trek to Tolkha. 1,700 m
  • Day 3: Trek to Chhomrong 1,951m
  • Day 4: Trek to Dovan 2,130 m
  • Day 5: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3,720m
  • Day 6: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4,095m
  • Day 7: Trek to Bamboo 1760m
  • Day 8: Trek to Jhinu hot spring1760m
  • Day 9: Trek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pickup and drop services in a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu in tourist bus (optional flight with extra costs)
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment (including two nights stay in Pokhara)
  • Licensed English speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of guide and porter during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit carried by the guide
  • All the required permits and paperworks
  • Mobile SIM Card that works all over Nepal and a map of the trekking region
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • porter
  • KTM 1xBedroom/night+BB
  • KTM 2xBedroom/night+BB
  • Pokhara 1xBedroom/night+BB
  • Pokhara 2xBedroom/night+BB
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Visa charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor
  • Tips for guides and porters
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical Information Essential Equipment for Trekking. 1.Day sack. (25 to 30 liters) 2. 2 water bottle. 3. Fleece/sweater 4. sun bloc.sun-cream And Lip balm preferably 5. Comfortable hiking boots with spare shoe laces. 6. Waterproof jacket/long length fleece or wool vests. 7. Waterproof trousers And warm hiking trousers. 8. Lightweight shoes for to wear in lodges. 9. Light-weight fleece or wool vests. 10. Long or short-sleeved shirt; often more comfortable to wear than a fleece vest or T-shirt. Warm hiking trousers. 11. Underwear. 12. warm hat and wide rimmed sun block Hat/Dark sunglasss 13. Ear plugs. (Walls in lodges are very thin) 14.water purification kit/ small hand towel 15.Toilet paper 16. A couple of pairs of gloves and good quality walking socks. 17. Rucksack liner or thick bin bag
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.

  • What happens if someone gets altitude sickness, does the rest of the group continue on?

    It depends on the situation. Sometimes, altitude sickness can be treated and the trekker may wish to continue. If not, the rest of the group can continue on if they want and the sick person can descend.

  • How does it work with a porter?

    Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking. 

  • Is a visa on arrival available?

    Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.

     

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