The Annapurna Base Camp Trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, is a spectacular journey that takes trekkers to the heart of the Annapurna region in the Himalayas. One of the most popular trekking destinations in the Nepali Himalayas, it attracts thousands of trekkers every year. The trail brings you through lush forests, scenic valleys and gushing rivers; pass local ethnic villages where you can experience the culture and life of the Gurung people. Catch the shining Machapuchare (Fishtail) on your way the base camp, and finally be rewarded with a panoramic view of the 10th highest peak in the world – Annapurna I.
Our Essential Annapurna Base Camp Trek is excellent for trekkers who want to cover the highlights of this trek in the shortest possible time. Check out our 14-day itinerary if you want to spend more time in the region.
All our packages are inclusive of:
We would like to highlight that there are items that are not included within our package cost. Kindly budget for these extra expenditures according to the duration of your trek. This includes the below:
There are restricted areas in Nepal which issue trekking permits for a limited no. of days. If you opt to stay in the restricted area longer than the permit period, additional charges will be levied for every day thereafter. These additional charges are not included in the cost of the trip.
Travel insurance is essential to ensure our trekkers are covered in case of any mishaps, especially if helicopter evacuation is required. Do note that standard policies cover emergency evacuations up to 4000m only, so please ensure that your policy covers you up to 6000m. Your policy information must be submitted to us before we begin trekking.
If flight delays or cancellations are between Kathmandu and Lukla, we can arrange a chartered helicopter if you are agreeable to the charter hire cost. Bad weather in the mountains may carry on for more than a day. In order to avoid affecting your international flight out of the Nepal, you are strongly advised to buffer a few more days towards the end of your trip.
We will try our best to accommodate postponements and reschedule your trip if we are notified at least one month in advance.
However, if you need to cancel the trip, please understand that cancellation fees will be imposed as the necessary manpower, logistics and accomodations would have been arranged.
The cancellation fees will be based on the cancellation notification period given:
*exclude bank/transfer charges.
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