Annapurna Base Camp Service TrekAnnapurna Base Camp Service Trek is the short and best trek for all the trekkers who do not have enough time to explore the Annapurna region to its depth. This trekking is the moderate trekking trail that leads you to the forest full with rhododendrons, cross several suspension bridges, jungle ways, boulders and moraines, and several villages. The trail starts from Nayapul, 2 hours of drive from Pokhara, this trail takes you through fascinating traditional villages of Nepal’s ethnic communities Gurung, Magar, and Thakali who will welcome you warmly. The hospitality of the people of the region can be a good example of respective attitude towards the visitors. This trek is perfect for first-time trekkers in Himalaya Region.
Annapurna base camp service trek is a popular trek of Annapurna region. It offers the finest view of Annapurna I (8091m.), Mt. Fang (7647m.), Gangapurna (7454m), Annapurna South (7273m.), Mt. Fishtail (6997m.), and Glacier Dome. The trail continues, Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chhomrung, Deurali and lastly to Annapurna base camp. Poonhill is also another attraction; to witness the breathtaking view, people leave early in the morning so that trekkers can see the clear view of mountains. From the top of Poonhill, we can see the combination of more than 10 mountains serially.
Annapurna base camp trek service trek will be most favorable in the time of spring season. The trail follows the beautiful forest full of red, white, pink rhododendron flowers.
- 360-degree view of the Annapurna ranges in including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhere, Gangapurna, etc.
- Experiencing the typical cultural Gurung village of Ghandruk and scenic with a close-up view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Fishtail.
- The trekking trail goes through rich flora and fauna forests.
ServicesWhat is included?
- Airport drops and picks up.
- Welcome dinner along with Nepalese cultural dance.
- 1-night accommodation in Kathmandu with BB basis.
- 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with BB basis.
- Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus.
- Necessary Land Transport car or tourist bus Tickets.
- Mountain rooms during the Trekking (guest House/lodge)
- An experienced, helpful, and friendly Government license holder trekking guide.
- Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permits.
- Pokhara to Nayapul by private car.
- Nayapul to Pokhara by private car, on our way back.
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
- Inclusive of Government tax.
- Sherpa porter who will carry your baggage(2 people 1 Sherpa porter)
- Food, salary Transport, clothing for Guide and Porter
- First aid kit from Sherpa Expedition and Trekking
- Insurance for Guide and Porter
- All program as per Itinerary
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Mountain foods and any drinks
- Your travel insurance (compulsory).
- International airport fees.
- Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
- All kinds of food Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
- Nepal Visa Fee
- Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing all entrance Fees.
- Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
- Purely personal nature expenses
- Tipping /Tips (Tipping is Expected).
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- A warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Good to Know
1. Trekking equipment
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:
- Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
- Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
- Daypack bag for yourself
- A down Jacket
- Shade hat
- Warm wool hat to cover your ears
- A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
- T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
- Lightweight thermal tops.
- Fleece jacket.
- Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
- A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
- Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
- Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
- Four pairs of liner warm socks
- A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
- A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
- A pair sandal (Optional)
- A water bottle.
- Head/Torch Light.
2. Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)
3. Miscellaneous but Important
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
- Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
- Pocket knife.
- Water purification Iodine tablets
- Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.