Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Overview

  •   Duration: 15 Days
  •   Activities: Trekking
  •   Trip Grade: Moderate
  •  Attitude: 4,130M
  •  Group size: 1+ peoples
  •  Best Season: March to May and Sept, Oct, Nov, untile middle Dec

ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK

The Annapurna base camp Trek is conservation lay within the mountain range of central Nepal. The total length of the route varies between 160-320 km, depending on motor transportation. The trek rises to an altitude of 5416m on the Thorung La pass, touching the edge of Tibetan plateau.Altitude is rarely a problem on this trek though there are plenty of close up mountain views. Among the popular trek in the region is the Annapurna circuit trek which circles the Annapurna range. The Kaligandaki river valley trek which brings up the world’s deepest valley. The region includes the Trans Himalayan areas north of the main Himalayan ranges, where the land is arid and the culture is Tibetan.

IT’S POPULARITY

The Annapurna base camp trek (ABC) is very popular because of its convenience and easy accessibility. After seven hour of bus ride from Kathmandu one will reach a place Pokhara near a lake which is a good place to start and end a trek because one will get many guest house, restaurant, trekking equipment shop and easy transportation.

UP AND DOWN

The ABC trek is usually 12 days round trip from pokhara.The Annapurna region is not an administrative region. The area is located in two zones- Gandaki and Dhaulagiri. The districts in the Annapurna region are Baglung, Kaski, Lamjung, Mustang and Myagdi. On an average one can travel up to six and seven hours per a day.

CULTURE

Historically the Annapurna peaks are among the world’s most dangerous mountains to climb as per figure from 1990 and after. Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate. Annapurna is a Sanskrit name that literally means Replete with food, but normally translated as goddess of the harvest. The Annapurna tracking region is easily accessible with just an hour or two away from pokhara .The Annapurna base camp trek can easily be done independently. It is possible to do this trek in all seasons but in the winter the base camp can sometimes be closed due to the snow level. In spring the huge forests are in full blooms which give the trek an extra appeal.

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

The Annapurna conservation Area Project (ACAP) aims to protect the region’s natural land and cultural heritage while ensuring sustainable benefits for local people. Anyone can do the ABC trek. The trails are safe; mountains are significant and the people are enthusiastic and cooperative.

There is no better time to visit this heaven on earth one can visit anytime.

Itinerary

Day-1, Arrive in Kathmandu, 1340m Pick-up at the International airport to Hotel in Kathmandu

Day-2, Wake up early morning and drive to Pokhara

Day-3, Drive to Naya Pul and trek to Ullari 2000m

Day-4, Trek from Ulleri to Gorepani, 2837m

Day-5, Trek from Gorepani to Tadapani (2610m) An early morning excursion to Poon Hill (3210m), about an hour climb. Provides an even better, unobstructed view of the High Himalaya

Day-6, Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong, 1950m

Day-7, Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan, 2870

Day-8, Trek from Dovan to Deurali, 3230m

Day-9, Trek from Deurali to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (MBC), 3700m

Day-10, Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4130m and back to Dovan.

Day-11, Trek from Dovan to Jhinu,1650 m

Day-12, Trek from Jhinu to Pothana

Day-13, Trek from Pothana to Phedi and drive to  Pokhara

Day-14, Drive from Pokhara to kathmandu.

Day-15, Drop to International Airport.

– English speaking guide.
– Enough experienced porters.

– Airport Pick up.
– Insurance for all trekking staffs.
– Three meals a day during trek.(BLD)
– Lodge (twin separate bed room).
– Food and Accommodation for all trekking staffs.
– Trekking permits.
– TIMS Fee (Trekking Information Management System).

– Airport drop

– Travel and Rescue arrangements

– All Government taxes and official expenses.

 Hotel in Kathmandu

– Welcome drinks upon arrival

– Accommodation for nights

– 24 hours running hot and cold shower

– Free Wi-Fi

– 13% tax and 10% service charge

Transportation
– International Airport to Hotel
– Kthmandu to Pokhara (by Tourist Bus)

– Pokhara to Naya pul

– Phedi to Pokhara
– Pokhara to Kathmandu (by Tourist Bus)
– Hotel to International Airport

Note:
 Food Kathmandu and Pokhara, Personal Travel insurance and any emergency, Tipping and donation, Bar bills, Drinks (Coke, Alcoholic, water etc.), Personal trekking equipment, Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the including section are excluded. 

Equipments list

 

Down jackets05-rab-neutrino-endurance-jacket

Fleece jacket                        brird

Extra trekking paint and Trousers trekking-trousers-and-paint

Water proof/windproof jackets and pants images-4

Water proof foot wearoutdoor-boots-isolated-on-white

Sun hat                                          download

Woolen hat                woolen-hats

Rain poncho/coat       sku114393-1

Sleeping bags                                      sleeping-bag

Sunglasses                             sun-glassess                   

Drinking water bag    233534_12453_l

Headlight                                       head-light

Camp shoes       rax-summer-hiking-sandals-font-b-women-b-font-outdoor-beach-sandals-font-b-women-b

Trekking Poles                              Trekking-Poles

Towel                   towel_roll_2-1

Extra pair of socks                      socks

Antiseptic Gel                                  Antiseptic gel

Sun block cream              sun-block-cream

Toiletries          toiletries-copy

Gloves                                                images-5

Cameras are for taking home memories  extra-batteries-for-trekking

Other items necessary first aid kit according to your doctor advise.   

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Books books-for-trekking

Trekking Bag             new-outdoor-backpack-55l-hiking-backpack-trekking-bag-camping-travel-water-resistant-pack-mountaineering-climbing-bags

Note : Equipment is possible on hire and purchase in Kathmandu. We can help you with to arrange it.

Whatever the conditions the itinerary stated follow, it is for the visitors who prefer full package program. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staffs depends on your choice. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

To quote you with an exact or approximate price, we need the number of persons in your group, the category of hotel, the mode of transportation & any alternation in your itinerary. Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the cost.

We advise travel insurance to all travelers are interested of trekking in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal is walking in the trail (path) of mountains. In mountain areas health treatment facilities are not standard. There are less available of good hospitals and doctors. So if in case the trekker suffers from severe sickness, he should bring to Kathmandu by helicopter for better treatment. And the helicopter charter fare is expensive in Nepal. If you have already travel insurance, your money will be saved. When selecting a travel insurance policy we require that at a minimum covered for medical expenses, Ambulance and Helicopter emergency rescue charge if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers or Identify Card while travelling in Nepal and send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case any sort of Emergencies. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. We shall have no liability for loss, theft of or damage to baggage or personal effects. We also let you know that Nepalese Insurance Company does not have travel insurance policy for foreign nationals. So we advise you do your travel insurance with Insurance Company in your own place.

Terms & Conditions
Trek into Thin Air Pvt. Ltd. is a well – known Government Register Trekking Company in Nepal. We are trust worthy and fully committed to give you the best service. We accept your bookings under the following terms and conditions.
Travel insurance
Adequate and valid travel insurance is compulsory for all travelers. Your travel insurance must cover accidents, injury, illness, trip cancellation and medical expenses, including any related to pre-existing medical conditions, emergency repatriation (including helicopter rescue and air ambulance where applicable) and personal liability. The Company also recommends it covers trip cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. You must carry proof of insurance with you and produce it if reasonably requested by the company employees or suppliers. The company reserves the right to cancel or suspend your participation on a trip or in certain activities that comprise part of a trip, at any time, including after the beginning of your trip, with no right of refund, if you are unable to provide proof of insurance when requested.
Deposit Requirement
You will have to make a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of 25% of trip cost at the time of booking the trip (Strongly recommended Trevel Insurance). You can pay the remaining amount upon your arrival in Kathmandu and before the trip departure.
The non-refundable deposit should be sent to the Company or its Agent. The Company’s Tailor Made trips may require a higher deposit or full payment at the time of booking. If deposit is different from that outlined in this clause, you will be advised by the company at the time of booking.
Final payment on trekking, tours, climbing, expedition or any kind of trips in Nepal can be made upon arrival in Kathmandu. Final payment can be made by bank transfer, travel check, cash or by Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard). There is 4% surcharge when the payment is made by cards (this applies to all payments; deposits, final balances, trip extension and miscellaneous purchases.)
Health & Fitness
Before you set out to travel, it is advised that clients check with the local hospital regarding your health and fitness since tours and treks require a certain level of physical fitness in Nepal. Please notify Trek into Thin Air of any pre-existing medical condition and/or disability that may affect your ability to travel.
Privacy
At Trek into Thin Air Pvt. Ltd., each of our clients’ emails & personal details are strictly confidential and only used for the purpose of processing enquiries, obtaining necessary permits, and operating trips. No personal information that you supply to us will be disclosed for any other purposes.
Risk & liabilities
We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey. TiTA always puts all its efforts honestly and seriously in making your journey smooth and pleasant. All the services will be provided as per the agreement between you and us in the time of booking. However all Nepal tour is run are strictly under their own policies and tourism authority.
Trek into Thin Air Pvt. Ltd or its agent shall not be responsibility for any change or cancellation of programmers due to unavoidable circumstance such as government restriction, land slide, road blockage, flood, avalanches, political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay, sickness or accident, breakdown of vehicle, any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients on the spots. So it is most advisable that clients to have full insurance against medical and personal accident risk.
Trip cancellation by the clients
Cancellation of a confirmed booking must be made by the client in writing either in written documents or on an email. Cancellation shall valid with approval from the company after receiving document. Trip shall then be termed as cancelled and as a cancellation charge, 25% of the trip amount would be deducted from the advance paid.
Incomplete the tour
No refund will be made to any tour member in case of incomplete tour, trek or expedition due to what so ever reasons.
Postpone the trip
If our clients want to postpone the trip, written notification is to be sent before 15 days from trip departure date.
Price changing
We reserve the right to revise pricing rate if posted in our marketing material and website, under any circumstances, or on the pressure of various external factors that are further than our control, for instance changes in exchange rate, government action etc. Most of the time Domestic flight fare is changing due to fuel price high up. We always try our best to make a present price in our treks/tours.
Passport and visas
All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from return date. Nepalese visas can be obtained from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Nepalese visas cost is US$ 40 till date.
Flight delay/cancelation
Flight by plane and helicopter are prone to cancellations and delays for notorious weather in remote areas and some time operational complications which could be happened in particular in Everest region Lukla flight, Annapurna region Jomsom flight, Dolpa, Simikot and Jumla region etc.
(Most of the Time Mountain flights are delayed without letting know us, the flight is normally 6:30 am in the mooring and you have to be airport at 6:00 am but most of the time they delayed more than hour, if we go late they put the Second flight passengers on 6:30 am so, we need to be there at the flight time, be prepared for this)
When these flights are considered in the itinerary, it is also recommended to carry extra money to buy food and accommodations in case of delays. Trek into Thin Air Pvt. Ltd. will not be responsible for these additional expenses or costs incurred from lost connections, so plan accordingly.
Trekking in the remote areas or in as described above, especially during unusual season, you’re highly advised to reserve extra days to prepare with some delays and avoid frustrating consequence. In case of delay in flight prior to trek departure or at the end of the trek, you need to meet your accommodation, food costs by yourself.
Updating of Terms and Conditions
The Company reserves the right to update and amend these terms and conditions at anytime. It is the responsibility of the Client to keep updated with any changes. The current version of terms and conditions will always be found on the website www.trekintothinair.com and will be the terms referred to in any dispute.
Program Change/Delay
The itinerary can change without notice due to unavoidable circumstances beyond our control like weather hazards, Landslides, political unrest, road blockage, avalanches, sudden sickness, etc. The program can be customized as per the interest of the clients and if Trek into Thin Air cancel your trip due to unavoidable circumstances like war, natural disasters, political unrest, bad climate etc, TiTA would be happy to refer you alternative trip of a similar standard. We keep it preserve for your next time but not longer than one year.
Your personal belongings
On any account, we’re not answerable for any loss or damage of your luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies or vehicles. That means your personal possessions, luggage are at your risk at the times.
During the tour
A tour / trek guide who represents Trek into Thin Air Pvt. Ltd deserves all authority during your trips. If you commit any unlawful act, you are compelled to leave the tour. No refund will be made in such case.
Complaints
If you have a problem during the trip, please inform the Lead Guide immediately who will endeavour to put things right. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up by writing to the company at TiTA’s registered office, giving your trip name, the departure date and all other relevant information and, where possible, evidence. Any such complaint must be received not later than 10 days of the date of your return from the trip. Please keep your letter concise and to the point. This will assist in identifying quickly your concerns and speed up the response to you.

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