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Annapurna Base Camp Budget Trek

highest mountain in the world and situated at 4130m above from sea level, Annapurna base camp is famous for its trekking route also. Mt Annapurna is one of the best

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Being the world 10th highest mountain in the world and situated at 4130m above from sea level, Annapurna base camp is famous for its trekking route also. Mt Annapurna is one of the best and popular trekking destinations. It is one of the classical trekking of Nepal where the traveler can enjoy the culture, custom, Traditions and native habitual of the people living in Himalaya. While trekking in Annapurna one can enjoy the breathe taking natural views of the panoramic mountains, get to experience the culture of Sherpa people closely, get to see wild animals and the natural beauty of the village surrounded by mountains. 

 DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU, 1350M/4428FT. After arriving in Kathmandu representative of actual adventure will pick up you by our private vehicle and transfer you to the Hotel.


After breakfast we will drive from a capital city to the city of lakes which will take about 5-6 hours by tourist bus. Overnight at Pokhara


Then we will take a drive from pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhadhunga. Overnight at lodge include the dinner in your package.


From Thikhedhunga we will make our move to Ghorepani which will take about 5-6 hrs. we enjoy a gurung culture Overnight at lodge dinner in your package.


Then in this day early in the morning we hike up 45m to poon hill for sunrise from there we can see sensational view of Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri ranges, Nilgiri ,Fishtail after that we will came back to the ghorepani then trek to Tadapani for 4/5 hours. Overnight at lodge


We will trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2,210m/7,249 ft) which will take about 5- 6 hours. Overnight at lodge


We will trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2580m/8460ft) which will take about 6 hours. The trail passes through a thick and dark rhododendron forest up to Khuldighar. Then, we have to descend long and steep stone steps into deep bamboo and rhododendron forests through which we reach Doban shortly. Overnight in Dovan


From Dovan we will move to Macchapuchsre base camp and again trek to Annapurna base camp which will take approximately 5-6 hrs. Overnight at ABC

DAY 09: ABC- TO BAMBOO (2,300M/7,544 FT)

After breakfast, we start descending from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo which will take about six hours and we will descend through Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Deurali, and Dovan until we finally reach Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo


Then we will trek back from Bamboo to New Bridge or Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft) which will take about 6 hrs. Overnight at Jhinu Dada


Then in this day we will trek from Jhinu Dada to Naya pul for about 6 hrs. Overnight at Pokhara


After Breakfast we will drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu which will take about 5-6 hrs and free in afternoon. Overnight at Kathmandu


After Breakfast, you will be free until Departure. Then you will be taken to Kathmandu Airport by our representative. We hope that we provide you our best service and want to see you again with your family, relative, co-workers and friends.


• from airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfer by private vehicle

• Three nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with Buffest breakfast

• Welcome or farewell dinners (depend up to your arrival and departure time)

• Kathmandu to Kathmandu surface transportation ( road and flight )

• Transportation road and flight for Guide and Nepali crews while applicable

• An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and High Altitude trekking local Sherpa porters to carry your luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter maximum weight 20 kg) including their allowance wages ,salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging expenses during a trek

• Full board meals BLD ( breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) during the trek as per available food menu in tea houses/Lodges

• Three times a cup of tea or coffee during the trek

• Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek on twin sharing basic (will provide single bedroom where ever available if you traveling solo travelers)

• Down jacket and trekking Equipment for local Staff

• Annapurna conservation area Permit Fee (ACAP)

• TIMS card Permit (Trekkers Information Management System) for responsible tourism and porter protects

• Basic group medical supplies for normal health problem and injured (First Aid medical kit will be available)

• Medical and health insurance for local crew members

• All government and local taxes (25% income tax and 13% Vat )

Trip Cost Does Not Include

• Nepal Visa fee USD25 for 15 days, USD40 for 30 days or if extending your stay USD100 for 90 days. All are multiple entries. You will also need a passport photo. The visa fee can be paid in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)

• International flight ticket to arrive in Kathmandu

• Excess baggage charges( 15kg allowed ok Kathmandu Lukla flight ) 1kg = $1 USD

• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

• Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara

• Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu if early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

• Personal expenses ( Telephone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

• Extra Tea coffee, Snacks, energy chocolates ETC

• Personal travel and medical insurance and medicine if you using any regular medicine

• Helicopter evacuation and emergency rescue

• Tips for guides and porters

• Any other items which is not in include section

  • Altitude Sickness: The main and common risk while trekking above about 2500m is Altitude sickness. Altitude sickness is caused by acute exposure to low partial pressure of oxygen at high altitude. The available amount of oxygen to sustain mental and physical alertness decreases with altitude. Available oxygen drops as the air density itself, the number of molecules (of both oxygen and nitrogen) per given volume, drops as altitude increases. So don’t ignore, if you have any symptoms then descending to a lower altitude is the only option.
  • Water: Have some means to purify water, iodine or a fine ceramic filter are the best options. The streams should be considered polluted and whilst bottled water is often available, the disposal of plastic bottles is a problem.

Electricity in Nepal

Nepal is a developing country, Outside of major cities area electricity on trekking can be scares. You should have to pay 100-800 NRs per hour to charge goods on many lodges and also many tea-house treks, including in Annapurna base camp trek, Everest Base camp trek and many others treks also. Chargers often won't work on low power solar systems you find right up in the mountains so u can buy alternative bayonet light to electricity power plug converter, which will only works in low voltage is highlow. The standard Nepalese electrical outlet is a three-pronged triangle so bring three-pronged triangle chargers.

Nepal Climate information

Nepal is a landlocked country which lies in Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Nepal has monsoonal climate having four main seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.

Below is a general guide to conditions at different seasons:

January to March (winter): In this season temperature will decrease at often 0°C (32°F) at night, with extreme cold at high elevations. It is possible to trek in places like the Everest region during the winter but due to extreme cold weather and heavy snow fall it may be quite difficult than as usual. 

April to June (summer): In these months it is quite warm and dry weather. There is an abundance of blooming flowers in the Himalayas at this time, with rhododendrons, in particular, adding a splash of color to the landscape. This season is the best time to undertake mountain expeditions.

June to September (Monsoon): There will be heavy monsoonal rainfall in this season. Rains are generally lighter in high Himalayan reasons. In this season the mountain ranges are not often visible due to the clouds. 

October to December (autumn): These months are cool and clear which is due to the end of monsoon, there is little dust in the air so this is the best season to visit the hilly and mountainous regions.

Nepal Visas information

Visa in Nepal can be acquired on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and also at the border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki border of Nepal - India and Kodari on Nepal-China border. Visa can also acquire at the nearest Nepal Embassy. For visa renewal purpose you can contact at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan at Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required. Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.

Visa Facility         Duration       Fee

Multiple entry       15 days          US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry       30 days          US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry       90 days          US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Respect to Local Peoples

In Nepal, “Namaste” or “Namaskar” is said to an older or high-status person with palms together, figure up. It is used to greet a person in place of goodbye or hello. There is no limitation how many times you say “Namaste” but, it is better if you say once per person, per day. If You want to say “Thank You” then you can say “Dhanyabaad /'ðɅnjɅbɑ:d/ (Dhan-ya-baad)” 

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I warmly recommend Actual Adventure. The agency is well organized and professional. Sujan was really friendly and sincere. I went on the Annapurna base camp treck with my guide Lakpa Sherpa. He was also friendly, helpful and polite. 
It was a beautiful experience.
Thank you :)

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I'd been in contact with Kedar Neupane of Actual Adventure for a couple of years prior to our visit and this contact had come via another facebook friend, Andrea, whom I'd met while travelling in SE Asia. Although we didn't meet face to face until arrival, it was as if we were already old friends and Kedar met us at the airport and hooked us up with a great guide, Bhola Karki and the kindest of porters - Meck - for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. All details were professionally managed and all questions promptly answered, and any criticism we had was about the standard of accommodation in some of the tea houses, which were often primitive and fundamentally basic but outside the remit of Actual Adventure, of course. We couldn't fault this company and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it for your trip in Nepal. We'll use them again for a foray into Tibet next year.

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