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15-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trekking by Friends Adventure

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
15 days 14 nights
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers spectacular and close view of Mounts Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri and gives a trekker the opportunity to visit both the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre base camps. It is one of the easier high-altitude treks in Nepal.

Meet your guide

FA

Friends Adventure

Sustainable
Basic English, Fluent English, Korean, German, French, Spanish
21 years experience
Trekking Agencies association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA) Certfication
A great company with a 'responsible tourism' approach led by super experienced adventures that other than guiding fantastic trekking and canyoning experiences they develop and research new regions to find off-beat routes. Our motto with regard to ecology is “minimum impact, maximum experience” All our trekking staff are given eco-training and have knowledge about how to execute their activities in an environmentally friendly way. Trekking staff are required to take back to Kathmandu the litter produced during trekking and dispose of it correctly. Based on their performance with regard to eco-friendly activities, they are encouraged with prizes and certificates on annually day of the company.

Prices

Prices start from USD$1,150 per person Prices start from NPR127,305
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • Arrive in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
  • Short briefing about the trip by guide.
  • Evening welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant.
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu/ trek preparation

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • Breakfast in Hotel
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu- Pokhara by Tourist Coach

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • After breakfast in Hotel, drive to Pokhara by Tourist Coach at 6.30am.
  • Lunch Stop on the way to Pokhara at High Way.
  • Check in Hotel
  • Short briefing about Pokhara city and surroundings.
Day 4: Pokhara to Nayapul by Private Vehicle and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • After Breakfast in Hotel drive to Galeshwor by private vehicle, 1.30 hrs drive.
  • 3 Hrs Trekking from Birethati.
  • Lunch in Birethati.
  • Dinner at Lodge.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 5: Trek Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,840 m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 7 hrs Trek to Ghorepani.
  • Lunch at Banthati.
  • Dinner at Lodge.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Poon Hill (3,210 m) & Trek to Tadapani (2,170m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Hike Poon Hill View point at 4am and back to Ghorepani
  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 7 hrs Trek to Ponn Hill and Tadapani
  • Lunch at Banthati.
  • Dinner at Lodge.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 7: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2900m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 6 hrs Trek to Sinuwa.
  • Lunch at Chhomrong.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 8: Sinuwa to Deurali (3,200 m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 7 hrs Trek to Deurali.
  • Lunch at Himalaya Hotel.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 9: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 5 hrs Trek to Anaapurna Base Camp.
  • Lunch at Machhapuchhre Base Camp.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2345 m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 6 hrs Trek to Bamboo.
  • Lunch at Himalaya Hotel.
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring (1,780 m)

Accommodation: Lodge -

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 6 hrs Trek to Bamboo.
  • Lunch at Chhumrong
  • Overnight at Lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Nayapuland drive to Pokhara by Local Jeep

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • Breakfast in Lodge.
  • 5/6 hrs Trek to Hille.
  • Lunch on the way to Nayapul.
  • Drive back to Pokhara by Car or Jeep and Check in Hotel.
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu by private Tourist Coach

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist coach at 6.30.
  • Lunch Stop on the way to Kathmandu at Highway
  • Check in Hotel ad evening Farewell Dinner
Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • Breakfast in Hotel
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Day 15: Final departure

  • Final departure

What's included

  • Airport pickup and Drop by Private Vehicle.
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmanu by Luxuary Tourist Coach.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek.
  • Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB basis
  • Standard Guest House accommodation (best available) with twin sharing basis during the trek.
  • Full board Meals (3 Meals a day) while on the trek.
  • Trekking Permit and Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • Professional & highly expertise government licensed holder local Trekking Guide.
  • All expenses of the staffs (Guides/Porters) that include Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance, Equipment during your travel period.
  • All the necessary trekking gear for porters like jacket /trousers, trekking shoes, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.
  • Friends Adventure Team’s Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Walking Poles and Duffel Bag, to be return after trip completed.
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Arrangement of all rescue and evacuation promptly, in Worst Condition.
  • Group Trekking Gears.
  • Trekking Map, Friends Adventure Team's special Souvenir.
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars.
  • All desserts, sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Medical and Travel Insurance and Emergency rescue by any means of Transportation including Helicopter evacuation if required.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival).
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Any other item not included in "Product Includes" Section

Where you'll be staying

Bed Types
  • Twin Beds
Bed Types
  • Twin Beds
  • Single Bed
Amenities
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Bathroom

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Flexible
Pick-up Point
Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Kathmandu
Drop-off Time
06:55PM
Drop-off Point
Choice of hotel in Kathmandu

What to bring

1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
1 pair of hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
1 pair of hiking shorts
1 pair of hiking trousers
1 pair of hiking trousers
1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves
1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms
1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
1 sleeping bag -10/15 degree DC (company will provided)
2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
Down vest and/or jacket *
Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
Non-cotton underwear briefs
Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof
Sunglasses
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
of insurance

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 23 Oct 2019
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