Comfort Annapurna Base Camp Trek 16 Day

  • 16 Days
Price per personUS$899
We Offer Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 1099
2 - 2 US$ 999
3 - 5 US$ 965
6 - 10 US$ 899
11 - 16 US$ 850
02 August, 2021
$1099 x 1 guests:
$1099

Total
$1099
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  • Trip Duration16 Days
  • Difficulty LevelEasy-Moderate
  • Best SeasonMarch- May, Sep-Nov
  • Max Altitude4130 m

Overview

Trek to Annapurna base camp trek is one of Nepal’s classic treks that take you to the heart of the Annapurna massif. A classic adventure trek through the exceptional verity of culture and nature is a great combination where you will be trekking in the vegetations valley with dramatic mountain peaks of Machhapuchare, Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Gangpurna, Humchuli, and many other majestic peaks.

The comfortable Annapurna base camp trek itinerary is designed to combine culture and nature in trekking, the trek itself is amazing where you will be enchanted by fascinating sceneries, gorgeous waterfalls, a unique culture of Gurung people, and a lifestyle alongside towering mountains peaks.

The Comfort Annapurna Base Camp Trek (15/ 16 Day) begins at Kathmandu with a mini-tour of Kathmandu valley, during the Kathmandu valley tour, four major places of Kathmandu valley will be done- they belong to the world’s UNESCO heritage sites, namely, Swyoyembunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath, Boudhnath stupa, and Kathmandu durbar square. The next day, our journey takes us to Pokhara by comfortable tourist bus ( The flight is available and it will be organized at your request) through the most dazzling road with distance views of the mountains, on your arrival at Pokhara, you will be heartily welcomed by our hotel crew then take you to check in a room, the room normally we have a nice room with views, Next day, we will be picked up by our driver at the hotel and drop us up at Nayapul. From Nayapul we start trekking through the majestic mountain villages, terrace fields, a wide range of fantastic flora and fauna, passing awe-inspiring alpine glaciers, enjoying the breathtaking Himalayan landscape of Annapurna massif, exploring the lifestyle of the mountain people, meeting friendly local people, learning their culture, accommodating at local tea houses, refreshing up at natural hot spring at Jhinu dada is something beyond our imaginations, this trek is a complete package of them that one can take this opportunity who loves the source of pure nature with a remarkable trekking experience in the Himalaya.

Comfort Annapurna Base Camp Trek- (15/ 16 Day)also includes a spare day for acclimatization to help your body to be adapted to the thin air before steps out to the high altitude that initially helps you to reduce getting high altitude sickness.

On this trek, you will be part of the Poon Hill (3210m) - one of the most outstanding places in Annapurna to enjoy the breathtaking sunrise view over the mountains and majesty panoramic  mountains views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Mahhapucahre ranges,

The Benefits

  • Free Airport transportation on arrival and departure days (We will pick you up and drop you off) 
  • 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's hiking T-shirt
  • An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse at a high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.
  • WOKI TOKI - for communication during the trek 

Highlights

  • Overnight stay at Annapurna base camp over 4130 meters
  • Enjoy the sunrise from Poon Hill (3210 m and Annapurna base camp (3210 m)
  • Have a leisure time dipping at Natural hot spring in Jhinu Danda
  • Interact with the local friendly people ad ear their culture,
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas including Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri- these mountains are above the 8000 meters
  • Gorgeous waterfalls, suspensions bridges, local meal, and a wide range of flora and vegetations

Itinerary

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  • Hotel
  • 1350 m
  • Hotel
  • 4 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Snacks and Lunch
  • 1350 m
  • Hotel
  • 5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast
  • 850 m
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 4 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 1510m/3810ft
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 5/6 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+Dinner
  • 2850m/9348ft
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 4/5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 3210 m(Poon Hill)
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 4/5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 2170m/7117ft
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 2170m/7117ft
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 2820m/8828ft- 5/6hrs.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 4/5 HRS APPROX
  • Breakfast +Lunch+Dinner
  • 4130 M (ABC)
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 5/6 Hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 2815m/9120ft
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 1420m/4590ft
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 4 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 2019 m
  • Trekking Lodge
  • 5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast + Lunch+ Dinner
  • 1500 m
  • Hotel
  • 2 hrs approx
  • Breakfast+ Lunch+ Dinner
  • 850 m
  • Hotel
  • 5 hrs drive
  • 1350 m

Trip inclusion

  • International Airport- Hotel- Airport pick up and drop off by private car/Jeep/ Hiace.
  • Meals on a 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 a 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.

Trip Info

Accommodations

Accommodations on the mountain are very simple in tea hoses. The rooms typically only 2- 3 single beds with nice and warm blankets, pillows, comfortable matrices, attached bathrooms (not everywhere), and nice views. However, a singles private room will be provided during the trek without any extra cost for solo female travelers.

During the trek, we will ensure and accommodate you to the best available tea houses with great views of the mountain and sceneries.

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

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 trekking.

 Safety and Satisfactions

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

On this trek, 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 a first aid kit for safety reasons; we would like you to take some of your own personal mediation on this trek. However, in emergency cases, 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 in 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 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 the package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.

Travel Insurance

In Safety reasons, Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers in participating in any trek and tour programs in the mountains. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuation expenses 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

The following lists are the essentials trekking gear that 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 clothes 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 the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitivity 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 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 required 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 trips.

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 months for trekking in Nepal are in the months of September, October & November in the Autumn season and March, April & May in the Spring season.

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 has been leading many successful solo female trips 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 buy travel insurance before you travel to Nepal; it’s easier and better to purchase travel insurance in your own country.

Yes, almost every teahouse has Wi-Fi Facility at a little extra Cost during the trek in the Mountains.

Yes, a hot shower is available and it will be prepared by the gas, it is called a gas shower or bucket shower. Normally, we wouldn't prefer to take showers above the 4000 meters height because of the cold situation.

Yes. Any of your currency can be exchanged in Nepal at better rates. 

 Yes, the  Laundry services are available in every place or camp except for Annapurna base camp and Himalayas! 

You could use the credit card only in cities, areas of Nepal, in the mountains; the credit card is not acceptable in most places.

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 staff. 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-size of a daypack where you could put your personal belongings, 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, Restaurant, 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 varieties of local and western kinds 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 the mountains, we provide standard breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 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 a local lodge and shop en route or you can also ask your guide to fill your water bottle with boiled water and treat it 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 Treks- it's all included on our package program.

Not at all, you’ll be provided 3 meals a day: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the trek in the mountains 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 easily store your luggage at our hotel or office.

The Highest elevation of the Annapurna base camp trek is 4130 meters above sea level.