- Booking Type Instant Booking
- duration 9 days
- tour type Private
- age requirement 5+ years old
- guiding method Fully guided
- Maximum altitude 4095 meters
- Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
- Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before departure.
- 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
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.
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
- 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
- KTM 1xBedroom/night+BB
- KTM 2xBedroom/night+BB
- Pokhara 1xBedroom/night+BB
- Pokhara 2xBedroom/night+BB
- 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
- Earn US$ 21+ in travel credits.
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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
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.
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.
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