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Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Annapurna Region
Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
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Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

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Trip Facts

Duration : 8 Days Max-Altitude : 4130m Program Type :Tea House Best Season : Sep To Dec, March To Aug Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Land
All price inclusive USD 720

Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek is a high glacier base lying 40 km directly north of Pokhara. Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek oval-shaped plateau sits at an altitude of over 4000 metres and is surrounded by a ring of mountains loop, Him Chuli, Barashikhar, Annapurna 1, Singa chuli, Gandarba Chuli and Fishtail, Annapurna Base Camp doorway with the only entrance a narrow valley between the peaks of Him chuli and Machapuchare, where run-off from glaciers sap into Modi Khola River, the Sanctuary was not penetrated by outsiders until 1956 Because of high mountains on all sides, the Annapurna Sanctuary receives only 7 hours of sunlight a day at the height of summer The unique mishmash of heights and depths on the 5-7 day trek into the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek give rise to an amazing variety of ecosystems. The south-facing slopes are covered in dense tropical jungles of rhododendron and bamboo, while the north-facing slopes, in the rain shadow, have “a drier colder climate similar to that of the nearby Tibetan Plateau.

The entire Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek was held as sacred to the Gurung people, one of the many native people to inhabit the area. They believed it was the depository of gold and various treasures left by the Nags, the serpent-gods The sanctuary was believed to be the home of several divinities, from Hinduism and Buddhism as well as older animistic gods The peak of Machhapuchare at the entrance was believed to be the home of the god Shiva, and the daily column of snow were thought the smoke of his divine incense Until recently, the local Gurung people forbade anyone from bringing eggs or meat into the Annapurna Sanctuary, and women and untouchables were prohibited from going there as well.

Equipment for Annapurna Base Camp

Recheck your Equipment List after planning to Annapurna Base camp short Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired or buy in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves, sun cream. for more info please contact us 

Note:

Respect privacy when taking photographs during the Annapurna Base Camp, Respect local traditions, customs, and values, holy places. Monastery, temples, Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging, Let the Himalayas change you – Do not change them, Protect the natural environment, use dustbin for dry paper or burn and packets in a safe place, Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu, transport to selected hotel at Thamel, The hotel is centrally located in the Thamel area of Kathmandu which is renowned for its many restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs etc which cater for the tourists
  • Day 02: Early morning fly to Pokhara and Drive to Nayapul (42 km. 1 hour by taxi) Trek to Jhinu Danda (5 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 03: Trek to Dovan (5 hours walking) 2505 Meters.Stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 04: Trek to MBC (3700 Meters. 4/5 hours walking) Stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 05: Visit ABC (4130 Meters. 2/3 hours walking) trek back to Deurali to stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 06: Trek back to chhomrong (7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 07: Trek back to Naya Pul (7/8 hours walking) and drive to Pokhara stay overnight at selected hotel in Pokhara
  • Day 08: Flight Back to Kathmandu and departure your home country at same day

Cost Included

  • Airport/ Hotel/ Airport pick up/ drop by private car- Van- bus depends on group size
  • 1 nights peace and clean Hotel in Kathmandu Deluxe 2 pax sharing room in BB basis A/C, televisions, hot shower
  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by flights
  • 1 Nights hotel in Pokhara clean room with hot shower
  •  Pokhara/ Naya Pul -  Nayapul / Pokhara by private car/ van /jeep
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner chose by Menu) with tea/coffee three times a day in a cup
  • Dessert after dinner- fresh fruits, bananas, Apple, and can fruits sometimes
  • Clean and nice Lodge accommodation on the way with hot shower and clean toilet facilities
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid trained guide which is familiar with this area and required porters. 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • ACAP Annapurna conservations area project Permits and TIMS Trekking Information management, system card
  • Guides/Porter's: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc

Cost Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu, Hard and soft table drinks such as, Coke, Fanta, mineral water, Personal insurance which is covering Rescue operation charge.
  • Tips for guide and porter

Reviews

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