Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days - 7 days

Overview

Annapurna Base Camp is the most popular trekking destination of Nepal after Everest Base Camp. Each year the Annapurna Region receives a huge flow of tourist only for ABC Trek. Annapurna Base Camp trek is comparatively easier and shorter than Everest Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 Days is one of the short and popular trekking trails in Annapurna region of Nepal.  This trek is specially designed for short time trekkers in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 Days gives an incredible trekking experience to the trekkers all the way to the Base Camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world Mt. Annapurna (8,091m).

7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the short but popular trekking trails in Annapurna region of Nepal. Annapurna base camp is situated at 4130m above the sea level which lies in Annapurna region. Where, Annapurna region lies stretching along with Lamjung Himal from the Kali Gandaki in the west to the Marshyangdi in the east in central north part of Nepal. Annapurna Region is famous for trekking, expedition, hiking, and climbing. There are many attraction of this trek like the panoramic views of Himalayas, also flora and fauna along with amazing blending of culture and lifestyle, and also get chance to see wild animals like Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer, Leopards, and different species of birds too.

 Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp 7 Days

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m/ 1 & ½ hr) & Trek to Ghandruk(1940m/5 hrs ).

Day 02: walk from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m/ 5 hrs ).

Day 03: Continue walk form Chhomrong -Himalayan Hotel (2920m / 7hrs)

Day 04: Walk from Himalaya–Machhapuchere Base camp (3720m / 4hrs)

Day 05: MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (4,230m/3 hrs) & back to Sinuwa (2340m /4 hrs)

Day 06: trek from Sinuwa to Ghandrung (1940m/5 hrs)

Day 07: Trek down from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1050m/4hrs) and Drive back to Pokhara


Total Distance for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trekroute covers around 115 km and you will be walking 09 to 20 km each day. This trail is a popular one and is usually packed with trekkers from all over the world. Specially this year many Asian trekkers doing trekking in this route 

As comparison with The trekking trails this Annapurna Base Camp Trekare easier on this trek. However, the rocky terrains in the mountains is a bit difficult than normal hilly trails. The moraine trails are rocky and sometimes steep.

During winter, all the paths will be covered by snow and it will be quite challenging. But the trekking trail is popular and busy in most season.

Type of Trekker

For an experienced trekker, this trekking trail will not be too difficult. It is a comfortable trek for anyone who is used to walking on rough terrains for 4/6 hours on high altitude areas.

For a first-time trekker, this trek will be a completely different experience. It will take you more time than the average trekker to cover the distance. As mentioned above, to avoid having difficulty, it is recommended for you to take up the habit of walking uphill for a few hours every day a month or two prior to your actual trek.

If you are a novice trekker, it will be difficult for you to walk in the rocky and steep trails. It would be wiser if you hire a porter to enjoy a more comfortable walk. Walking up the hills and mountain regions with heavy loads where the oxygen is thinner than the lower altitude areas is not a good idea.

So, to have a more comfortable and enjoyable 115 km distance of the trekking trail, hire a porter and an experienced guide from a trusted trekking company Like Actual Adventure

If you have some extra days you can visit Ghorepani poonhill with Annapurna Base camp Trek 14 days as well 

 

Cost Info

Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop facilities from Airport-Hotel-Airport (by private car)
  • Private vehicle transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Seasonal fresh fruit.
  • Experienced, well trained, English speaking guide with all his expenses, insurance, equipment during your travel period.
  • One porter for each two member in a group (with all his expenses, insurance, equipment during your travel period)
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per itinerary.
  • Actual Adventure  sleeping bag, Duffel bags and (to be returned after trip completion)  Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All necessary paper works (ACAP) entry permits and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit.
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Tips for guides, porters and drivers.
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Extra night accommodation due to any reason in Kathmandu.
  • Extra luggage charge.
  • Personal expenses not included in the itinerary.
  • Recommended Travel and Medical Insurance
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • Extra charge for the single supplement rooms.
  • Extra fees for the battery charge and hot shower during the trek.

Trekking Info

Stay Safe

Electricity in Nepal

Nepal is a developing country, Outside of major cities area electricity on trekking can be scares. You should have to pay 100-800 NRs per hour to charge goods on many lodges and also many tea-house treks, including in Annapurna base camp trek, Everest Base camp trek and many others treks also. Chargers often won't work on low power solar systems you find right up in the mountains so u can buy alternative bayonet light to electricity power plug converter, which will only works in low voltage is highlow. The standard Nepalese electrical outlet is a three-pronged triangle so bring three-pronged triangle chargers.

Nepal Climate information

Nepal is a landlocked country which lies in Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Nepal has monsoonal climate having four main seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.

Below is a general guide to conditions at different seasons:
January to March (winter): In this season temperature will decrease at often 0°C (32°F) at night, with extreme cold at high elevations. It is possible to trek in places like the Everest region during the winter but due to extreme cold weather and heavy snow fall it may be quite difficult than as usual.
April to June (summer): In these months it is quite warm and dry weather. There is an abundance of blooming flowers in the Himalayas at this time, with rhododendrons, in particular, adding a splash of color to the landscape. This season is the best time to undertake mountain expeditions.
June to September (Monsoon): There will be heavy monsoonal rainfall in this season. Rains are generally lighter in high Himalayan reasons. In this season the mountain ranges are not often visible due to the clouds.
October to December (autumn): These months are cool and clear which is due to the end of monsoon, there is little dust in the air so this is the best season to visit the hilly and mountainous regions.

Nepal Visas information

Visa in Nepal can be acquired on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and also at the border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki border of Nepal - India and Kodari on Nepal-China border. Visa can also acquire at the nearest Nepal Embassy. For visa renewal purpose you can contact at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan at Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required. Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.

Visa Facility         Duration       Fee
Multiple entry       15 days          US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry       30 days          US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry       90 days          US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Respect to Local Peoples

In Nepal, “Namaste” or “Namaskar” is said to an older or high-status person with palms together, figure up. It is used to greet a person in place of goodbye or hello. There is no limitation how many times you say “Namaste” but, it is better if you say once per person, per day. If You want to say “Thank You” then you can say “Dhanyabaad /'ðɅnjɅbɑ:d/ (Dhan-ya-baad)” 

Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 7 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate

Best Season: Mar-May & Sep-Nov

Elevation: 4130m (Base Camp)

Accommodation: Lodge/ Guest Houses

Transportation: Tourist Bus/Car/Van/ Jeep

   

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