11 Days Annapurna Basecamp Trek

  • 11 Days
Price per personUS$545
We Offer Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 750
2 - 2 US$ 699
3 - 5 US$ 575
6 - 10 US$ 499
11 - 16 US$ 589
$750 x 1 guests:
$750

Total
$750
Customize My Trip
  • Trip Duration11 Days
  • Difficulty LevelEasy-Moderate
  • Best SeasonMarch,April, May, Sep,oct,nov
  • Max Altitude4130 m

Overview

Annapurna base camp trek -11 days is wonderful trekking experience in Annapurna region which is mainly designed for those trekkers who want to spend more time in the beauty of nature and culture, comfortable trek with no any risks of getting high altitude sickness, a great trekking experience through the land of the mountains alongside beautiful ethnic groups of Gurung and Magar, walking through the ethnic villages, Terrence fields, alpine glaciers, and a wide verity of flora and fauna.

The 11 days Annapurna base camp trek starts from the hustling and bustling tourist hub of Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus, Pokhara to Nayapul by private car. Nayapul is initially a starting point of the trek where we will be ended up our journey after coming back from Base camp. From Nayapul, we take a step towards the villages of Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Himalaya, ABC, Bambo, Jinu dada (hot spring), Tolka, Dhamous and back to Pokhara, Pokhara is a beautiful lake city where you can participate to the most attractive adventure activities such as paragliding, bungee jumping, kayaking, ultra-light flight, mountain flight, boating and many more with amazing views of the mountains and it’s landscape.

This trek is a relatively moderate trek that suites to anyone without any trekking experiences. However, the walking would be 4/6 hours per day dueling the trek. remember that, the trail of this route is gradually up and stairs case up while ascending and gradually downhills and flat level on the way down. 

The best time of the years for this trekking is March April, May, August, September, and November, the weather is perfectly found and offers a wide range of fantastic mountain vistas above the six thousand meters to eight thousand meters including Mt Annapurna I, Machhapuchare, Annapurna south, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Nilgiri and many other peaks. Moreover, the temperature is moderate and adjustable at this time of the year. However, if you are looking for a trek to Annapurna with less crowded than in the month of Jun, July, December, January, and February are perfect but the weather is more likely challengeable, it’s worth it if you can handle a bit more cold temperature than as usual.

In addition to this 11 days ABC trek, we have several other packages you may have a look of them as well, 

We at Alpine Ramble includes all sort of foods, accommodations, transportation, necessary trekking documents, etc for this 11 days trek to Annapurna base camp. However, if you are looking for customization your trip then do not hesitate to contact us for this trekking to customize, we are here standing by to sort all kinds of adventure activities out based on your time and interest. We will be immensely pleased to try our best to meet your expectations in the best possible ways for a great trekking experience of a lifetime.

For speedy information/ answer about the trip-related questions or concerns, please Contact Us, WhatsApp: +977 9851175531 ( Dil )

Complimentary benefits of this trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, Down jacket and walking poles (rental is included if needed)
  • Duffle bag if required  (Optional) 
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company HIKING T-shirt
  • An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse in high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.
  • WOKI TOKI - for communicating in distance one to another place and that's for a potentially critical situation on the  trek

Itinerary

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    • 4 hrs
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    Trip inclusion

    • International Airport- Hotel- Airport pick up and drop off by private car/Jeep/ Hiace.
    • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
    • Alpine Ramble’s experienced, government licensed, English speaking trekking guide.
    • Local strong porter to help the trekkers luggage during the trek (1 porter = 2 trekkers with limited weights ‘10kg each max’) 
    • All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
    • All necessary papers including Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) fee.
    • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, and down jacket on request (optional)
    • Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek 
    • Assistant guide for the group 8 or above
    • Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu by tourist bus
    • Private vehicle from pokhara- Nayapul- Pokhara by taxi/ Jeep / car
    • Supplementary snacks: energy bar, crackers, and cookies, etc.
    • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every evening after dinner.
    • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
    • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
    • Alpine Ramble’s complimentary free T-shirt/  route map and duffel bag (if required)
    • Oximeter to measure your oxygen and Pulse level during the trek in the mountain, it’s very useful for all the trekkers to be aware of the high altitude sickness.
    • Compressive first aid box (Guide will carry it throughout the trek).
    • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by your Travel Insurance)
    • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses
    • Nepal entry visa fees (you can easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
    • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule (Foods and accommodations before or after the trek) 
    • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic such as Fanta, Coca-cola, sprite, water, beer, etc.
    • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
    • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, WIFI, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a trek.
    • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency rescue evacuation from the high-altitude 
    • Personal trekking equipment for this trek 
    • Tips for guide and staffs (Tipping is expected
    • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section of this trek.

     

    Dates & Price

    Check our available trip departure dates and costs for Annapurna Base Camp Trek 11 Days. However, the set start dates listed are particularly quoted for the group joining opportunity if the listed are not suitable for you and want to customize this trip, please feel free to contact usfor your customized departure date. Meanwhile, The Private trips are available on any date of your selection that suits you at any time of the year at your convenience. Get in touch for your private trip and date as per your preferences, we are happy and ready to help you anytime! 

    Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice 
    05 Jun, 202015 Jun, 2020AvailableUS$499

    Trip Info

    Food on Annapurna Base camp Trek

    Trek to the world's 9th highest mountain is obviously an amazing adventure experience of a lifetime. However, the food on this trek is convenient and has a pretty wide selection of the food items on the tea houses menus which are originated and prepared by the local community of the Annapurna conservations area, the most common diet and hygienic meals of the region as given below, 

    Common Breakfast options - Tibetan Breads (a fried bread in oil, it’s also named by Gurung bread in Annapurna area), Chapati with Cheese (dry bread- a local wheat bread), Oatmeal, French toast with jam, honey and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Vegetable items and any kind of hot drinks are available except espresso, Americano

    Common Lunch options – different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Momos ( dumplings), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a verity of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, yak steak and desserts items.

    Common Dinner options- Momos (dumplings) different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a verity of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks are available on the menus on tea house, the menu’s selected meals are fresh and healthy with hygienic specialists by the mountain for the mountain trekkers.

    On the tea houses, the menu has plenty of non-veg items are mentioned but officially any of meats are not our list of recommendations because the meat in the mountain such as high area is not sanitary and healthy. However, we would like to persuade you to avoid taking meat, Alcoholic drinks, and smoking.

    Deseret and Snacks options,- Rice Pudding, Apple pie, fruits snicker/ mars bar, popcorns, cake, and pastries, etc.

    Hot Drink options – Varieties of hot drinks like black/milk coffees, black/mint/ginger/Green/ lemon honey teas, hot chocolates, hot mango juice, hot oranges juice, hot pineapple juice, etc.)

    Water on trek

    The water on a trek is available at every trekking lodges or shopping shops along the way, buying a regular bottle of mineral water costs 1-3 USD per litter. Annapurna region has plenty of water sources to get the water as you can also refill the water from the random taps or water source, refilling waters from any of those sources is potable but it will be fine to drink with a Lifetraw or using the water purification pills – at least 2-4 L water per day is recommended to drink that keeps you hydrated.

    Accommodation Facts on Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

    Accommodations on the mountain are simple in tea hoses/ Trekking Lodges. The rooms come usually in double occupancy with a wooden bed, blankets, mattresses, pillows, attached bathrooms (not everywhere), and the view is spectacular from the rooms of mountain tea houses. Likewise, single rooms are available ( except Himalaya and ABC) and it will be provided for solo female travelers.

    We will ensure and accommodate you to the best available tea houses with great views of the mountain and sceneries during the trek

    NOTE: Kathmandu has a large range of luxury stars hotels offers to select for your stay. However, we will also be pleased to part of this help to make the reservations for the 4 50 5 starts hotel booking as well on request.

    Best Time to Do Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Choose the best month for your remarkable trekking experience of a lifetime! Nepal has five seasons like many other countries; spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, and Winter. Among all these seasons there is mainly two distinct trekking season for Annapurna Base Camp or any region treks in Nepal which are autumn and spring.

    Spring (Pre-monsoon) – Spring includes Feb, March, April, and May, the weather in this month is largely stable and dry with a moderate climate. This time of the year is fairly perfect for trekking in the Annapurna region offers a crystal clear view of the mountains and sceneries every day, the Temperature can reach up to 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime and the temperature at the nighttime can drop down to - 8/12 degrees Celsius. The spring welcomes thousands of flora and vegetation that make the trek more beautiful and enjoyable in Nepal.

    Autumn (Post monsoon)- Autumn is another great season for trekking on Annapurna Base Camp, Autumn includes months of September, October, November, and December. During the autumn, the temperatures should be rated as between 14-20 degrees in the daytime, and nighttime can decrease to -5/10 degrees Celsius, it’s great for the trekking.

    Safety and Satisfactions Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY- NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF OUR CLIENTS AND EMPLOYEES.

    This trek is a guided trip and you will be accompanied by one of the experienced and friendly trekking guides/ Sherpa who originally come from the mountain (same region) of Nepal, the guide will be carrying all the essentials equipment with first aid kit for safety reasons; we would like you to take some of your own personal mediation on this trek. However, in the emergency case, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or any unforeseen circumstances then we will always be standing by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.

    Note:During the trek, make sure you are always on the safe zone of the place wherever you are while trekking on the mountain because you may encounter a number of mules, yaks are carrying the suppliers for hotels, Yaks Donkey and Jokpa use for the major transportations in the Himalayas region, as we always need to be aware with them, and stay at the safe place especially at the narrow section of the trail.

    Passport and Visa

    If you are traveling to Nepal you need to have a visa to enter Nepal. However, the arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu's where you can simply get On Arrival Visa” and you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter into Nepal.

    You will be charged $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to the forefingers except for Chinese and India. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa)!

    Extra personal expenses on trekking

    During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.

    Travel Insurance

    In Saftey resonson, Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers in participating any trek and tour tour programs on the mountains. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely on and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuations expense it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.

    Packing list for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The following lists are the essentials trekking gear which is recommended for trekking in Nepal and all listed gears can also buy easily in Kathmandu, Kathmandu has a number of shops selling the necessary cloths and gear for trekkers.

    • A few pairs of Thermal tops
    • Fleece jacket/pullover
    • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
    • Down jacket -( It will be provided by the company if you do not have your own)
    • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
    • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
    • Mittens/woolen gloves
    • Warm Hiking socks
    • Trekking sue with spare laces
    • Pair of flip flop
    • Underwears & Swiming costume
    • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
    • Sun hat/scarf
    • Sunglasses
    • Sleeping bag -( It will be provided by the company if you do not have your own)
    • Trekking poles (Not 100%)
    • Day bag above 40 L
    • 1 set- Headlamp
    • Small lock for the day backpack
    • Reusable water bottles- 2 letters
    • Water purification tablets/ electric light
    • Wash towel
    • Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc)
    • Rain poncho
    • Basic personal first aid kit

    Responsible tourism

    Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role of following the rules.

    • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
    • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community.
    • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
    • Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

    We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

    Transportations on Trek

    Alpine Ramble provides all the necessary transportation for your trip including free arrival and departure transportation services. On your arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative by traditional flower then you will be reassigned to the respective Hotel. Similarly, we will also provide private vehicles for the city tour like Kathmandu valley sightseeing, Nagarkot Sunrise view tour, or any others in Nepal on request.

    Booking and payment process

    Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075. We are also associated with various local and international tourism associations, therefore, any adventure interested persons are heartily welcomed to be booked and be part of our family now, we treat you as family members while traveling with us.we called mountain family, home away from home with us.

    To process a trip booking with us, you're required to deposit 10 % of the full trip cost in advance to the prior of time to make sure all the reservations such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. the remaining of the payment can be easily made to us on your arrival by credit cards or in cash - cash would be much appreciated. At the same time, we would also like to request you to send all the requirements documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking.

    Last-minute booking

    The last-minute booking can be made by any interested travelers a day before the trip gets started. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute and the booking can be made directly through the online form or, sending us an email, messages on Whatsapp, or by calling. But, Last minute booking may not be acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

    We look forward to experiencing this trip with you in the land of the mighty mountains, and the place of Lord Gautama Buddha

    FAQs

    Yes, a visa is required to enter Nepal except for SAARC and Chinese nationals. One can get a visa at the Royal Nepalese Embassy or consulate or at the airport upon arrival. Two copies of passport-sized photographs are required to get a visa.

    Yes, you could choose to own your departure date according to your time and schedule If the published Group Departure dates are not suitable for your travel plan, we will help you to customize the trip Itinerary. 

    The best season to travel Nepal is Autumn (September, October & November) & Spring (March, April & May). 

    The Answer is absolutely safe even for the solo female traveler, who loves to explore Nepal through the reliable team with us, our Alpine Ramble team have been leading many successfully solo female trip in Nepal Himalayas. 

    Yes, upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received and welcomed by our official representative then transfer to the hotel at Thamel, which is the most interesting tourist hub with many facilities in Nepal. Overnight at the hotel.

    Yes, we highly recommend that you to buy travel insurance before you travel to Nepal, it’s easy and better to purchase the travel insurance in your own country.

    Yes, Almost every teahouse have Wifi  Facility on extra Cost in the trek. 

    Yes, hot shower will be prepared by the gas shower at your own expenses. normally, we wouldn't prefer to take shower above the 4000 meters hight because of cold situation. 

    Yes, upon arrival at Kathmandu then you will get money exchangers and ATM at airport and city area like Thamel, where you could exchange the money in better rates and take enough Nepalese cash by ATM services however as you need.

     Yes, some tea houses available  Laundry services but not everywhere,

    You could use the credit card only in cities areas of Nepal, in the mountain areas you can only use the cash and some places they will be accepted accept dollars, Euros, and pounds as well.

    Acute mountain sickness is an illness that can affect any mountain climbers, hikers, trekkers, or travelers at high altitudes, normally; it can be suffered above high of 9,000 feet. Acute mountain sickness is caused by reduced air pressure and lowers oxygen levels at high altitudes. If you feel dizzy, suffer palpitations or severe headaches, and return immediately to a lower altitude. Do not take altitude sickness lightly. It can be fatal! Please familiarize yourself with the symptoms of altitude sickness before your trek. Do not ignore even the mildest of altitude symptoms, inform your guide, porters or hotel staff immediately. generally, Our guides carry basic medicine and first aid equipment including simple painkillers, altitude sickness tablets, bandages, balm for muscle ache and medication to treat diarrhea and vomiting.

    It depends on the nature of the sickness. Generally, if you become sick, you will descend to a lower high altitude with the help and support of the staffs. If you are seriously ill, injured etc we will arrange an emergency helicopter evacuation service. Our guide will take immediate action according to the situation in the mountains. Please ensure you arrange travel insurance that covers you for an evacuation service and trekking at high altitudes.

    You will need to carry a good-sized of a daypack where you could put your personal belongings items, water, camera, snacks, sunscreen, a hat, a fleece jacket and gloves for higher altitudes. The porters will carry the bigger packs with your clothes etc. They will carry packs up to 15kg.

    In city areas of Nepal like Kathmandu and Pokhara, your hotel accommodation will generally include an attached bathroom and have facilities such as air conditioning, reception, Resturant, and dining services. The level of accommodation is generally Nepalese 3 star and is comfortable and clean. If you require an upgrade of accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara, there are many 4 stars and 5-star options at an extra cost. Please let us know if you like high categories hotel service like 5 stars then we will be glad to book for you.

    Accommodation in the mountain, you will be staying in “Teahouses.” Accommodation is limited, particularly the higher you get, so your room may differ from a private single/double room to a bed in a dormitory. The accommodation is very basic and there will frequently be shared shower and toilet facilities with other trekkers sometime. Every teahouse has a common dining hall offering verities of local and western kind of meals including hot drinks like coffee and any kind of tea in the mountains.

    Eventually, almost Every trekking region has tea House facilities in Nepal; during the treks in Mountain, we provide standard breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. Your guide/ porter will help you with the menu selection and ensure that you get the best value meals possible. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There will also be plenty of snacks available such as biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. You can buy packaged water (bottled mineral water) from local lodge and shop en route or you can also ask your guide to fill your water bottle with boiled water and treat with water purification pills

    Yes, The trekkers should have to have registered trekking permits, and TIMS (Trekker's Management Systems), they are all helped and provided by Alpine Ramble Trekks- it's all are included on our package program.

    Not at all, your meals will be including for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a cup of hot drink during the trek in mountain and it’s a good idea to carry some power bars, cereal bars or other high energy foods with you. Powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration..  

    Yes, We have a safe and sound place to store where you can be easily stored your luggage at our hotel or office. 

    Annapurna base camp elevation is 4130 meters