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Trip Fact

Trip Name:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Best Month:

Sep - Nov & Mar - May

Max Elevation:

4,130 meters

Walking hours Per Day:

5 - 8 Hours

Trip Duration:

12

Trip Grade:

Moderately difficulty

Accommodation:

Lodges / Teahouses

Group Size:

2+

Destination:

Annapurna Region, Nepal

Hiring a guide for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek provides a multitude of advantages and enhances the overall trekking experience, creating a journey free from stress and worries. Guides play an essential role in ensuring accurate route navigation, facilitating acclimatization, coordinating accommodations and meals, arranging transportation, securing necessary permits, any difficulties situations and enabling trekkers to fully immerse themselves in the joy of the journey

ABC Trek is known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek, and it is the most famous trekking journey in the Annapurna Region of Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp is located on the north side of Pokhara City. This trek takes you to the base of Massif Annapurna, situated at altitude of 4,130 meters from sea level. This trek provides the wonderful scenery of magnificent mountains, snow peaks, farmland, modern Himalayan life, village life, forest, waterfalls and wildlife because the route is composed of wonderful nature and good traditional culture. 

The responsibility of such an adventurous trek requires major attempt and preparation. Ensuring that your physical fitness and mental stamina are in better condition is a requirement for this trek. Even though it can be challenging for many people, that’s why you can always ask for the help of a local tour operator who is available to make your trekking experience better.  You can get in touch with a local trekking agency to hire a guide and a porter for Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Hiring a guide is mandatory for Annapurna Base Camp Trek these days. The government made a rule to not allow trekking without a guide, even with a group. Safety will be an important matter when trekking to Annapurna Base camp because of the unfamiliarity of trails, high altitude sickness, natural disaster and accidents. The trekking trail is risky somewhere due to its narrow slope. So, hiring a guide and porter for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is recommended because you need immediate help and relief when injured in a narrow and slop area where there is no human settlement. That's why most of the trekkers hire the Nepalese Guide, Porter or Porter Cum Guide for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp. 

Benefits of Hiring a Guide and a Porter for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

If you have a question about why hire a guide for Annapurna base Camp Trek, there are lots of benefits to trek with a guide because it makes a trip easy, safe and memorable as well as you can minimize your journey and easily explore lots of hidden places of the trek. Hiring a guide is also arranging transport, food, accommodation and other basic requirements for the trek. Also, the guide can provide you with more information about the nature and culture of the route as well as help to interact with local communities despite the communication problem. Hire a Guide and porter is a major income source for the local people and also grows the economy of the country. 

Cost of Hire a Guide, Porter Cum Guide and Porter:

We provide a best guide, Porter or Porter cum Guide as per your request. The main Guides are well- trained and certified by the Nepal Government. They have vast knowledge about the culture, history and nature of the area where you trek. Most of the guides will be fluent in the English language to explain everything. Porter cum Guide is the second option if you need help with a few things of luggage. They have basic English but enough for translators as well as familiarity with the route. This is the exam time to be the professional guide. The cost will be little less than a professional guide. If you have trekking experience and are doing solo trek, hiring a porter is the best option.  The porters also have a lot of experience and familiarity with the routes. This is the exam to be the porter cum guide. They also have English knowledge to translate the language. The porter cum guide cost is cheaper than both. 

The cost of Guide, Porter and Porter cum Guide is given below: - 

Guide Cost: - US$ 25 per day, including his meals, accommodations, equipment, salary, and insurance. 

Porter cum Guide cost: - $ 22 per day including his meals, accommodations, equipment, salary, and insurance.

Strong porter Cost: - US$ 20 per day, including his meals, accommodations, equipment, salary, and insurance. 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Permits cost: 

Nowadays, it is not possible to issue the trekking permits individually due to the rule of the Nepal government. So, you have to contact the Registered Trekking Agency to issue the Annapurna Base Camp Trek permit. We are a reliable registered trekking agency in Nepal, we can easily manage your Trekking Permit for Annapurna Base Camp in Kathmandu before you arrive in Nepal. Just you have to send us your Passport Copy and Photo. 

The permits cost is given below: - 

The TIMS card Permit cost is US$ 20 per person, 

The Annapurna conservation entrance Permit (ACAP) Cost is US$ 30 per person, 

Is Posible do Annapurna Base Camp Trek without a guide?

It was possible before 1st April 2023 but now it is not possible to do Annapurna Base Camp Trek without a guide because The Nepal Government made a rule to all foreigners' mandatory guide for safety. If you are with a group or solo trek you must hire a guide for Annapurna Base Camp Trek through an authority trekking agency. 

The government has applied this rule to guarantee the trekkers safety. There were so many exceptional accidents and many deaths in remote area treks. So to minimize such frequent accidents and ensure you have a very safe trek, you have to hire a guide.

Why hire a guide for Annapurna Base Camp Trek with us? 

It means a lot to trek to Annapurna Base Camp with our Guide because of our many years of experience guiding in Nepal Himalayas, he brings friendship, fun, convenience, adventure, and, most importantly safety. Our commitment to making sure your vacation is well-organized and planned will ensure it is the most beautiful trip of your lifetime. We design a flexible itinerary that includes a rest day in the high elevation for acclimatization. Our guides have extensive training in the field of trekking and broad understanding of first aid items. Also, our Trekking guides have all natives of the region. Strong porters are also available to carry the luggage. As a result, our knowledgeable and experienced trekking guide will accompany you from airport to airport while leading your hike in Nepal, and our strong porter will carry two trekkers' bags (maximum 25 kg).

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty 

The difficulty level of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is moderate and challenging. There is a lot of ascending and descending during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek route from Nayapul to Nayapul,  which makes it difficult to walk in the beautiful area. The walking distances are 5 to 8 hours a day. Some trekkers feel it is challenging to complete the Annapurna Base Camp because they have to walk 1300 meters high in one day to Poonhill from Hile camp. Also, this destination is a bit challenging for those who do not have previous trekking experience and it entails strong physical and mental health and fitness. You have to do some physical exercise before booking the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Daily jogging, walking, running, yoga, biking and swimming are the best exercises to prepare for the trekking to Annapurna Base Camp Trek. 

Booking for accommodations is very important for peak season as it is very crowded during the busy season, which makes it difficult to find the accommodation. Autumn and spring seasons are the best time to do this trek.  If you trek there in this summer and winter season, it is difficult to complete the trek because the trail gets slippery due to rain and snow. 

Overall, Teahouse, resting place, acclimatization day, slow walk, warm enough gear and short easy steps will be helping you with your difficulty trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp. 

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Itinerary Expand All Close All

Welcome to Nepal! A member of the High Pass Adventure Pvt. Ltd. crew will be waiting outside the baggage claim area of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. A4-sized paper with your and our company's names on it, is carried by the individual you need to find. From the airport, this person will transport you to your accommodation in Kathmandu. Check into the hotel, have a nap, freshen up, and be ready for the appointment with our trekking office to discuss your programs.

Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

After breakfast, we must depart from the hotel in Kathmandu and drive to Pokhara through river valleys, little towns, terraced fields, and lush mountain views. For the following trekking day, you will rest overnight in a hotel in Pokhara. 

Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
850

After breakfast, the excursion departs from Pokhara and is transported to Nayapul by private car, jeep, or bus. Driving through the scenic hillsides takes roughly two hours. The journey's beginning point is Nayapul, and the trekking trail to Birethanti follows the valley of the Modi River. The entrance to the Annapurna Conservation Area is at Birethanti, where you must check your hiking permits. Following that, a hiking track ascends to Hile on the left, passing by beautiful terraced rice fields and local homes. Along the trekking track, there are many local restaurants where you can stop for tea or coffee, lunch, or snacks.

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
1500

 Due to the fact that it takes 6 hours to go to Ghorepani, this day is more challenging as compared to the first day of the trek. For inexperienced hikers, the climb to Ghorepani from Hile can be rather difficult, however hikers can enjoy the hill and mountain views as well as trekking through Magar Village and Green Forest. Along the trekking track, there are numerous local restaurants where one can stop for tea or coffee, lunch, or snacks. However, we advise you to bring at least 2 liters of water as this trek will result in a lot of sweat.

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
2820

All trekkers will rise early to travel to Poon Hill (3210 m) for a sunrise view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges because today is the somewhat more difficult day of the journey. A 2 kilometer long, approximately 1.30 hour long hiking track is available. After spending an amazing amount of time at Poon Hill, we return to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue our journey through the rhododendron forests that lead to Tadapani. There are times when a glimpse of certain wild creatures, like deer and langurs (White monkeys) can be observed. Tadapani offers stunning views of Machhapuchhare, Hiunchuli, and Annapurna South.


 

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
2630

Your breakfast this morning will feature views of the south Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, and other lush slopes. The trekking route descends to Kimrung Khola after breakfast before re-climbing to Chomrong village. Once more, Chomrong offers amazing views of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. Overnight at the tea house.

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
2170

 The walking route descends to the Chomrong River on stone-paved steps and crosses it on a suspension hanging bridge. From there, the trail ascends to Sinuwa and continues via Kuldi Ghar in a lush forest on its way to Bamboo. Through bamboo and a lush jungle, the trail ascends to the Himalayas. Overnight at a teahouse

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
2920

Today, we are departing  for Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). The scenic views of the surrounding area and snow-capped mountains, including Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Glacier Dom, Annapurna South, and massif Annapurna I, make the path delightful. It takes approximately 7/8 hours. Overnight at a teahouse

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
4130

Today, we hiked the same route back to Bamboo after taking in the breathtaking view of Mount Annapurna and other snow-capped mountains. Although Annapurna base camp appears to be heaven, we have to return to Bamboo, which can be quite upsetting. There is a probability that you will see a langur (a white monkey) along the walk. Overnight at a teahouse

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
2300

The walk to Jhinu Dada that day will involve two ascents and two descents with high temperatures. As you go down Chomrong to Jhinu Dada and take in the beautiful green views, you will be relaxing and enjoying yourself. One can take a bath before dinner in Jhinu Dada, which is known for its natural hot springs. Overnight at a tea-house

Accomodation
Teahouse
Elevation
1780

On that day, which is the last day of the walk, one can relax and rest in Pokhara. The trekking trails return to the lower Modi Khola Valley to reach Nayapul, from where one can catch a vehicle to Pokhara. You can explore Pokhara City and Fewa Lake if you have time while you're there. Hotel stay overnight

Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
850

We have to leave early in the morning after breakfast from Pokhara hotel and road heading along river valleys, few towns, terraced fields and green hilly scenery to Kathmandu. You will take a rest in Kathmandu hotel or do souvenir shopping. 

Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Your trip to Nepal is coming to an end today. When it's time for your flight to depart, a member of our High Pass Adventure crew will transport you to the Kathmandu International Airport. High Pass Adventure can assist you with your next vacation and adventure activities in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India if you're seeking to take an additional trip in Nepal.

What Is Included ?

High Pass Adventure trekking agency has the best and experienced guides and porters for working in the trekking field. We are providing excellent service to our customers during their stay in Nepal. All our costs are net and very clear with details of the cost include and exclude section. We have paid the best salary to Trekking, Climbing and Tour guide and porter, which is more than the government fixed amount. Our entire customers are satisfied with our service. For the more details please feel free to Contact us.

Cost Details:-

  • Guide Cost:-  US$ 25 per day
  • Porter cum Guide Cost:-  $ 22 per day
  • Porter Cost:-  US$ 20 per day
     

What Is Excluded?

  • All Transports, Accommodations, Foods and Drinks
  • All requires trekking permits
  • Nepal visa fee and your International flights
  • Travel insurance and Mountain rescue service (covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation)
  • Personal expenses (phone, laundry, water, bar drinks, battery recharge, hot shower etc.)
  • Tips to Trekking staff (Tips is expected)
     

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