Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 7 Days

Trip CostUS$ 499 (Per Person)
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Group Size:2-15
  • Best Season:March - June & Sept - December
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"Start planning on to explore the beauty and glory of the 9th highest mountain and it's Annapurna massif with along the awe-inspiring nature in the world. It’s never late to explore, sign up now, we look forward to taking you on a trek of a lifetime,'"

Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 7 Days, intrepidly, it is one of the most rewarded and demanded trekking routes of Annapurna region where you will be part of the gorgeous mountain villages of Nayapul, Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Jinu, and Deurali, however this trek is rich in diversity of culture and nature along the stunning hospitality.

The Stunning short Annapurna base camp trek 7 days is designed by our highly experienced guide for all the travelers who have bounded of limited time to explore the Annapurna massif within a week and it's completely comfortable trekking route. However, the Annapurna base camp trek offers miraculous views of the mighty mountain and its landscape. The trek itself overwhelming and it's an inspiring route of the majestic mountain views of magnificent Annapurna massif.

However, this 7 Days Annapurna trek takes you through the charming animated villages, terrace meadows, lush forest of rhododendron, and offers a wide range of overlooking view high mountains such as Annapurna south, Annapurna I. Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Machhapuchare, Nilgiri, Himchuli and many more. On your 7 days ABC journey you will also get an opportunity to interact with local people of this region and learn their culture and lifestyle. 

The Annapurna base camp trek is a moderate trekking route in Annapurna region where you can be done throughout the year but intentionally, the main and best season is Spring (April, May, and Jun),  and Autumn (September, October, and November ) this time is the best time of the year for Annapurna base camp trekking, during this seasoned traveler can enjoy the more their holidays trip with clear view of Himalayas from the beginning to end. 

Ultimately, Alpine Ramble Treks presents a 7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek either way from Kathmandu or Pokhara with flexible group sizes, itineraries, and accommodations!

You may check our 10-12 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek and  Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days

Complimentary benefits of this trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  • Duffle bag for porters to carry
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pokhara-Nayapul- Siwai-Pokhara by private Taxi/ Jeep or Bus.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide group size of more than 6 people in a group.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt
  • Compressive first aids box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation (Kathmandu and Pokhara) and meals behind schedule
  • Your international airfare
  • Transpiration from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus/ flight (if you start the trek from Kathmandu then you may need to buy a flight ticket to Pokhara)  
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking).
  • Tips for guide and porter

Trip Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 7 Days

  • A pleasant walk every day in the highland with fresh mountain air
  • Short scenic drive to /from Nayapul through the hills with a view
  • A leisure day in the naturally blessed city Pokhara (Lake city) 
  • Freshing up into the natural springing at Jinu dada
  • Reach Annapurna base camp (4130m)
  • A captivating mountain views of Annapurna Massif 
  • wild flora and fauna

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Pokhara - Nayapul (1 hrs drive) - Ghandruk (approximately 4 hrs walk)
  • Day 02: Trek from Ghandruk - Chhomrong - Sinuwa (approximately 5 hrs walk)
  • Day 03: Trek from Sinuwa - Bamboo - Dovan - Himalayan - Deurali (approximately 6 hrs walk)
  • Day 04: Trek from Deurali - MBC - Annapurna Base Camp (approximately 4/5 hrs walk)
  • Day 05: Trek back from ABC - Himalayan - Bamboo ( approximately 6 hrs walk)
  • Day 06: Trek from Bamboo - Jhinu - Kyumi ( approximately 6 hrs walk)
  • Day 07: Trek from Kyumi - Siwai – Pokhara or Kathmandu ( approximately 3/4 hrs walk then drive)

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01: Pokhara - Nayapul (1 hrs drive) - Ghandruk (approximately 4 hrs walk)Around 8 am in the morning our guide will come to pick you up at your hotel in Pokhara then we take a short drive to Nayapul (1:30 hrs by taxi), Nayapul is a starting point of our trek. From here, you will be walking through the beautiful local villages and terraced fields to Ghandruk village. On a clear day, we will be seen spectacular views of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre etc. Rest of the day, you will explore Ghandruk village, Gurung Museum, overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 02:Trek from Ghandruk - Chhomrong - Sinuwa (approximately 5 hrs walk)After breakfast, we will be walking through the terraces to Ghandruk Khola on flat land and then we start the climbing up to the beautiful hill to top where we will be taking a short break for the lunch, from here we walk down to Riverside and climb again to Chhomrong Gurung village, today's hike provides us excellent view of the mighty mountain passing through rhododendron forests and fine terraces. once we arrive at Chhomrong we can enjoy the beautiful Annapurna south and Machhapuchare view, Chhomrong is a beautiful village with lots of Lodges providing good facilities. Chhomrong is a gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary trek and inhabited by Gurung, overnight at Lodge. included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (B+L+D).
  • Day 03:Trek from Sinuwa - Bamboo - Dovan - Himalayan - Deurali (approximately 6 hrs walk)Today, we start a day with a breakfast at our hotel, the trail leads us the beautiful lush forest and villages of Bambo, Dovan Himalayan and finally we reach Deurali. You can see the eye charting view of Fishtail. From here very steeply down a rock bank then levels out, running through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge, keeping always on the west side of the river. the walk for today, mostly in the jungle with a great backdrops view of mountain, waterfalls, and green valley, overnight at the lodge,included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (B+L+D).
  • Day 04:Trek from Deurali - MBC - Annapurna Base Camp (approximately 4/5 hrs walk)After breakfast, we start our exciting day to Annapurna base camp which may take around 4 hours; we pass through beautiful high alpine forests along with breathtaking Himalayan sceneries view of snowy peaks. The trail leads us through several spots known for avalanches are not less adventurous and challenging with rocky zone, crossing the challenging steps of our trek then we come to get Machhapuchhare base camp, from Machhapuchare base camp further walk will be 2 hours to reach Annapurna base camp through the beautiful alpine valley with striking surrounding views of Himalayas ranges, Overnight at Lodge, Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge. (B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Trek back from ABC - Himalayan - Bamboo ( approximately 6 hrs walk) We wake up early in the morning to catch the beautiful sunrise view over the top of Annapurna and Macchhapuchare range and walk little further up to the viewpoint to see the sensational view of the glacier, Mountains. After enjoying the view we take our breakfast at Lodge and retrace to Bamboo following the same trail as we came, Overnight at Lodge, Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge. (B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek from Bamboo - Jhinu - Kyumi ( approximately 6 hrs walk) Today, we trek from Bamboo to Kyumi via visiting in Jinu and Hot spring, Jinu offers a great bath of Hinalayas into the natural hot spring. further, the first par of the trek will will climb a steps in the jungle to Sinuwa and from Sinuwa we descend down to Chhomrong Khola across the suspension bridge then again we srat our final climb up to Chhomrong village, from Chhomorong we will be descending to Jinu dada for one hours and 40 minutes to Kyumi,Overnight at Lodge, Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge. (B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Trek from Kyumi - Siwai – Pokhara or Kathmandu ( approximately 3/4 hrs walk then drive) From Kyumi, we trek for 2 hrs our final move to Siwai, Siwai is actually ending point of our trek from where we will take a local jeep/ taxi/ bus to Nayapul and Pokhara, Overnight at Lodge, Included: Breakfast and Lunchr (B+L)

Cost Includes

  • Pokhara-Nayapul- Siwai-Pokhara by private Taxi/ Jeep or Bus.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide group size of more than 6 people in a group.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt
  • Compressive first aids box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Departure Details

We have no hidden cost, our given prices are based on per person but there are discountable if you are a group of numbers people (the discounted will be opened above the 4 persons in a group), and it does not include the international airfare. In addition, trek cost details are applied to our each and every trip packages..

We also organize the private, families, and joining a group for this trek with flexible departures, group size, and itineraries of any preferable date at any time of the year as per your convenience, please request for your own date, Request for your Date !

 

Trip Map

Trip Note

Alpine Ramble Treks guarantee our valuable client’s safety and satisfaction during the trek in Nepal. Your safety is our paramount concern in your whole journey in Nepal. In every trip, considering the safety wise, our guide and porters will be carrying useful and necessary equipment as well as the medical kit, you will be provided by our leaders who have widespread knowledge of first aid training if required. 

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all the clients who are going to participate in our Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We highly recommend a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Annapurna base camp, it will be assisted inadequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  Your travel insurance must cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, and personal liability. 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.

A Typical Day On The Trek

Every morning during the trek, you will be greeted by our guide or porter with wake up tea at about 6 am in the morning and after being a bit fresh and you will have to take some time to pack your bag then time for the breakfast,

Breakfast, normally the breakfast serve around 7 am. After having our breakfast, the walking will begin but take 5 minutes time for the stretching and warm up before you start, you should expect to walk for 45 minutes to 1 hour and rest for 3-4 minutes along the way. Our walk will be around 2-3 hours to the lunch camp.

Lunch during the trek is usually held around 12- 1 pm with 40-minute duration, the lunch will be typically taken from the menu which will serve as fast as possible with the cup of tea or coffee.

Dinner and Overnight camp, Usually, our walk is about 2-3 hours after the lunch, as we arrive at our camp (Trekking lodge) than we might take some rest before we go to dinner and but our guide and porter will be glad to serve the cup of tea in your room while resting and we alert that for our dinner order before 5 pm and set up our own preferable time to have the dinner together with team members.  

The termination of the day our trekking guide encourages you to visit the local Sherpa settlements to know more about their culture and lifestyle in the Himalayas region while preparing our meals or you may like the shower or reading the book.

Every day our trekking will be nicely pleasured by rewarding Himalayas mountain views and it's landscape, exploring the mountain villages and taking the captivating photos and video of untouchable mountains.

Note: Every day, after the dinner our guide will be a briefing about the program for the further programs.

Physical Condition And Experience Requirements 

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate trekking route of Annapurna region, it is possible to trek with a basic level of fitness, a good training plan prior to your Annapurna Base Camp trip will make that much more enjoyable. It doesn’t require any climbing skills. We have seen many different ages of travelers are completing this trek like old, young, overweight and underweight and they all are very much appreciated about the journey, as a non-technical trek that does not require crampons, walking poles, oxygen cylinders, ropes, and technical equipment.  But our company will be provided the warm down jackets and sleeping bags if you do not have your own. A normal ABC trek is accessible to most trekkers who have some genus of fitness level and decent drive with a lot of stamina to last two weeks on the cold weather in the mountain.

Before trek come to do this trek, if you could convenience yourself to take some normal pre-training courses like daily physical exercises, jogging, running, climb the staircase and walking down, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc that would be greatly helped to accomplish the journey easier.

Accommodation during the Trek

Alpine Ramble Treks will be provided standards tourist hotel in Kathmandu after and before the trek with breakfast. Normally, the hotel will be on a twin-sharing basis. The single supplement will be served if you are a single traveler. Accommodations during the trek in the mountains, basically you will be staying at basic trekking lodges where you will have a nice and clean room with the warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices ( matrices size cannot be very thick size but still comfortable). All the facilities during the Annapurna base camp trek are not as same as Kathmandu but still very pleasant and suitable. Do not expect everything is the high level of standards in the mountain. Alpine Ramble Treks would be glad to ensure the attached bathroom in every possible place even on Annapurna region in advance booking, in some places; you have to compromise in sharing a bathroom at high altitudes area because there is no room with attached bath have being built at this elevations area.

NOTE:  High standers Hotels in Kathmandu like 4-5 stars will be provided on your request with the extra cost basis

Meals

The meals during the trek are included in our price of the ABC trek and they are taken in lodges, basically, Dal baht is a standard option it provides great sustenance for trekking, There are also combined a range of typical and western foods but do not expect all the western items are like the same. The meal in this trek is very convenient and fresh except meat items, usually, we take our breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where we stay and for the lunch, our trekking guide will be chosen every day at the best place possible along the way,

Food during the trek, you will have full options to select your preferred meals items from the menu which are provided by the lodges, the Menu offers verities of ethnic cuisines foods as well as western styles meals including Sherpa stew, Fresh vegetable items, Rara noodles, different soups, handmade bread items, rice items, spaghetti, pizza, eggs, potatoes items, Apple pie, Dal Bhat and various of drinking like Black tea, lemon tea, Hot chocolates, Ginger tea, Milk coffee/tea, green tea, black coffee, Lemon ginger tea are available on menu in this trek. The meals are quite surprising on this trek then other trekking routes Like Everest and Langtang regions of Nepal, all are selected items from the menu of the lodge will be fresh, hygienic and tasty. Some places, there are non-veg item meals are available however we do not recommend to take these meat items in the Annapurna region as they are not hygienic and healthy during the trek. The fresh and healthy meals during the trek like  Dal Bhat, Vegetable items and soups items ( Garlic soup, potato soup, onion soup with the food, ) are recommended which are prepared by the local supplement and do not store as a long period of time to serve it.

Note: The water is available everywhere during ABC trek which cost around 1-3 dollars per liter of botels or you can also use the normal tap water for free but water purification pills are required to filter. And we would like you to take a separate proper bottle for hot water reason because cold water cannot be fit every time in the high altitude area and it’s too cold.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date  Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last minute booking

Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

During the trek, all the food are included (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks) which will be provided by the company, behind the schedule of our package the meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by yourself.

Equipment lists for Annapurna Circuit Trekking 

Head

  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf
  • Headlight

Face

  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass
  • Face wipes and towels

List for Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • And warm Globes

Body clothing

  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks, preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • The proper Trekking Boots
  • socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers and Thermal bottle
  • Water peals
  • Umbrella
  • Walking  pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Camera
  • Cell Phone
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Watch
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

Alpine Ramble Treks Crews

5/6 Days Annapurna base camp trek in Annapurna region; your trek will be escorted by our well trained and experienced certified guide and porter to make your journey the best and comfortable, our years of experiences guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trip worthy and memorable. We also provide one porter to carry your luggage, one porter for 2 trekkers and basically, your luggage should not surpass heavier than 18 kegs. We never overload our porters; we respect them equally and respect everyone’s work as a human being, porters can be provided for each of you if required. Especially, our guides and porters are from the mountains area, we believe in their hard work and dedication, All our crew are very much passionate and hard working persons as well as honest which greatly admired by our thousands of previous clients and appreciated our hard work, this is why, we have now a really good relationship with our previous clients as a good friendship, they would always like to come back and work again with us. However, Our team always ensure that our clients are happy and satisfy with our team and our presentation As we strongly believe that only happy person make his/her client happy so this is the way that our ART family has been believing in since its establishment.

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/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 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.

Best Time To Travel

The Annapurna base camp trek can be done throughout the year however during the dry season (Autumn) which runs from the mid of September to May and pre-monsoon season (Spring) March to May, these months are the absolute time and favorable months for trekking in Nepal Himalayas, offers crystal clear view of fresh snowy mountains with the nice temperature and nights are quite cold normally temperature drops to the negative during the nights.

Transportation

We at Alpine Ramble Treks provide free transportation to and from  Airport for our valuable clients; on your arrival, you will be greeted by our airport representative in our traditional way and you will be reassigned to your Hotel.

Similarly, we also provide private vehicles for the Kathmandu valley sightseeing and a small tour of Cities areas.

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 tourism sectors in order to process the trip booking with Alpine Ramble the percent of full trip payments can be made with required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies and flight details to Nepal with a two weeks period from the booking date.

Our respected traveler can be made the Payment through the Online directly from our website, bank transfer, western union or any other remittances, the remaining can be paid on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Hotel or office.   

Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks, come and enjoy the trip, for booking through the Online Click here  "BOOK YOUR TRIP"

We look forward to guiding you in the Himalayas for a wonderful trekking experience of a lifetime