Bgdget Annapurna Base Camp Trek5
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Duration
11 days

Max Group Size
50

Tour Code
BABCT- 1

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Guiding Method
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Operated In
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Physical level
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

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Tour Overview

“Discover the grandeur of the Annapurna Himalayas and dive deep into the vibrant cultural tapestry of Nepal during our budget Annapurna Base Camp trek. Not only do we offer the best budget Annapurna Base Camp trek cost, but we also prioritize top-notch service, ensuring your journey is filled with comfort and satisfaction. Join us on this incredible trekking adventure in 2023/2024 and travel in the Himalayas of Nepal.”

The budget Annapurna base camp trek lets you take part in one of the most famous trekking adventures in Nepal at a low cost. This 12-day-long trek package offers a once-in-a-lifetime venture in the famous Annapurna region. From Kathmandu, you will travel to Pokhara, the city of lakes, and begin trekking toward the base of the tenth-highest mountain in the world, Mount Annapurna (8,091 m/26,545 ft).

Hiking through lush rhododendron forests and beautiful villages, you will explore the Annapurna Conservation Area. Spot various birds, wildlife, and exotic vegetation. Unveil the beauty of the western Himalayas as the trail ascends gradually from one hill to another, taking you all the way up to the Annapurna Base Camp. We, The Nepal Trekking Company, welcome trekkers of all ages and experience to join us on our budget Annapurna base camp trek 2023/2024.

Unlike the famous Everest base camp trek, the Annapurna base camp trek price is quite low, and the trekking route is also doable. Along the trail, you will stay overnight in simple comfortable lodges, enjoying fresh, locally sourced meals prepared by the villagers. Meet with various ethnic groups and get to know their lifestyle, culture, and beliefs closely. Along the way, you will come across many stupas, prayer flags, and chortens.

As the trail unfolds, you will see views of many stunning mountains during the budget Annapurna base camp trekking. From some of the highest mountains in the world, like Manaslu (8,163 m/ 26,781 ft), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m/26,795 ft), and Annapurna (8,091 m/26,545 ft) to many other peaks, such as Nilgiri (7,061 m/23,166 ft), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m/22,943 ft), Hiunchuli (6,441 m/21,132 ft), Gangapurna (7,455 m/24,459 ft), Tukuche (6,920 m/22,703 ft), etc, are seen during the Annapurna base camp trek 12 days.

The terrain varies from the lower part of the trail to the upper part of the trail, and so does the landscape. At the start of the budget Annapurna base camp trek, you will find yourself surrounded by densely forested hills, rhododendron forests, rivers, and streams. Later on the trail, you will find yourself amidst barren hills, rocky gorges, and snow-capped mountains. The variation in the landscapes is to die for.

Likewise, your time in Kathmandu and Pokhara will also be quite memorable. You will get to see the daily life of the Nepalese, visit the ancient historical sites, and explore the bustling local markets. The food you will come across on this trip to Nepal will leave your sense buds tantalized. And not to mention the warmth of the Nepali people and their friendliness makes your time in this Himalayan nation unparalleled.

You can also join the Annapurna base camp trek from Pokhara. The Annapurna base camp trek cost from Pokhara is a bit different. For more information, kindly contact us. Join us on our budget Annapurna base camp trek solo or with your loved ones. We will make sure you have the best trekking experience with our team.

Our budget Annapurna base camp trek itinerary is designed perfectly to let you avoid altitude sickness and enjoy your time in the mountains.

Highlights

  • Embark on an adventurous journey to the foot of Mount Annapurna, standing as the world's tenth-highest mountain
  • Explore lush rhododendron forests, picturesque villages, and beautiful waterfalls while trekking
  • Cross thrilling suspension bridges over rushing rivers and temporary wooden bridges over small streams
  • Come across the diverse flora and fauna of the Annapurna Conservation Area, ranging from sub-tropical forests to alpine zone
  • Enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals and their lovely company
  • A perfect trek for both experienced and beginner trekkers, family trekkers, and abroad school/college excursion
  • Meet with different ethnic groups on this trek and get to see their simple mountain lifestyle
  • Witness breathing mountain views of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Manaslu, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, etc
  • Enjoy diverse landscapes from the start to finish of your trip to Nepal
  • Soak your body in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda (while returning from ABC)

Itinerary

Accommodation: Hotel

Meet our representatives around the terminal gate upon landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport. They will welcome you and escort you to the hotel in Thamel. It will take approximately 20 to 30 minutes to reach the hotel from the airport. Once you are all settled in the hotel, you are free to explore your surrounding area.

Thamel is the tourist hub in Kathmandu. There are many restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, hotels, souvenir shops, gear shops, etc. Later in the day, we will meet you in our office for final trek preparation. Your team leader will brief you on the trek. After that, we will begin packing our duffel bags. You can also do shopping if anything is mission and end the day with a delicious dinner.

The Kathmandu to Pokhara car ride is quite comfortable and very scenic. We will leave the city early in the morning and follow a smooth highway that goes alongside verdant hills and the Trishuli and Marsyangdi rivers. We will use a nice tourist standard vehicle as per the group size. The team leader will drop you at the hotel upon reaching Pokhara. We will stay in Lakeside, the tourist hub in Pokhara.

You can do any last-minute shopping for your trek here as well. Explore the tranquil Phewa Lake and enjoy boating on it if you want. The views of Mount Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri are the highlights of this day. The Lakeside Market is as vibrant as Thamel. Tourists love this city.

Drive distance: 205 km/127 miles

Altitude: 822 m/2,697 ft

Duration: 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Our budget Annapurna base camp trek begins from today onwards. After a big breakfast in Pokhara, we will drive to Nayapul. From here, the trail starts. We will trek through forested hills and gradually ascend to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly resided by Gurungs and Magars.

On the way, you will trek past small settlements like Birethanti, Syauli Bazar, Chimrung, Chane, Kimche, and others. Cross suspension bridges and trek through lush rhododendron forests. On this day, we will get to witness superb views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre, and Annapurna South.

Drive / Trekking distance: 54 km/33 miles

Altitude: 1,940 m/6,364 ft

Duration: 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Guest House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Leaving Ghandruk, we will trek to Sinuwa. The trail first ascends to Chhomrong Danda and continues along a downhill route to Komrong Khola. From here, we will ascend to Chhomrong village via lush forests. It is a big village. Further, the trail descends to a river and follows an uphill route that leads to Sinuwa. On the way, we will get to see stunning mountain views.

Trekking distance: 13 km/8 miles

Altitude: 2,360 m/7,742 ft

Duration: 6 hours

Accommodation: Guest House

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

The trail goes through lush forests from Sinuwa to Deurali. Starting the trek from Sinuwa, we will trek past settlements called Bamboo and Dovan. The trail also goes through Bamboo forests. If you are trekking in the spring season, the trail blooms with hundreds of rhododendrons and many other wildflowers. On the way, we will also trek past a beautiful waterfall.

Trekking distance: 14 km/8.6 miles

Altitude: 3,230 m/10,59 7ft

Duration: 6 hours

Accommodation: Guest House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Today, we will be reaching the Annapurna base camp. We will leave Deurali early in the morning. Following a river bed, the trail ascends to Bagar. From here, we will walk for a few hours before reaching the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. It is a virgin mountain, which no one has climbed yet.

Here, we will take a short lunch break and continue trekking on a steep, rugged trail. The trail enters the Annapurna Sanctuary and gradually ascends along rocky, glacial terrain to the Annapurna base camp. We will be surrounded by tall mountains all around us at the base camp.

Trekking distance: 7.7 km/4.7 miles

Altitude: 4,130 m/13,549 ft

Duration: 5 hours

Accommodation: Guest House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

After a warm breakfast, we will leave the Annapurna base camp and trek back to Bamboo. Following the same trail, we will descend to Machhapuchhre base camp and keep descending via lush forests to Bamboo. On the way, we will enjoy lovely landscapes and mountain panoramas.

Trekking distance: 14 km/8.6 miles

Altitude: 2,310 m/7,578 ft

Duration: 6 hours

Accommodation: Guest House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From Bamboo, we will follow a different route and descend to Jhinu Danda. The trail goes through dense forests and uneven hillsides. We will trek past Khuldighar and then Chomrong village. Further, trekking past a lovely sheep farm, we will reach Jhinu Danda. Here, we can enjoy natural hot springs by paying a few extra bucks.

Trekking distance: 8.5 km/5.2 miles

Altitude: 1,780 m/6,393 ft

Duration: 3/4 hours

Accommodation: Guest House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today is our last day of trekking. From Jhinu Danda, we will descend following a dusty road. We will be following the Modi Khola. It is an easy descent to Nayapul. From here, we will use a local jeep and drive back to Pokhara. We will spend the night in Pokhara, relaxing and enjoying our time here.

Trekking and drive distance: 13.7 km/8.5 miles

Altitude: 822 m/2,697 ft

Duration: 1.5/2 hours drive & 3 hours trek

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

After an early break, we will drive back to Kathmandu. The ride will be smooth and comfortable like before. The landscapes along the highway are superb. Once we reach Kathmandu, we will drop you at the hotel. You can spend the remaining day in Kathmandu as you wish. Go shopping and explore the local market. In the late evening, we will gather for a farewell dinner.

Drive distance: 205 km/127 miles

Altitude: 1,400 m/4,600 ft

Duration: 6/7 hours

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast & farewell dinner

The trek ends. It is time to travel back to your home. Our team will drop you at the international airport as per your flight departure time.

Meals: Breakfast only

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Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with cup of tea.

Guide and Porters Insurance.

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