Annapurna Base Camp (7 Days) Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp (7 Days) Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp (7 Days) Trekking
  • Trip Code: dwt 12
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Total Duration: 7 Days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Max. Altitude: 4,130m at Annapurna Base Camp
  • Nature of Trek: Tea House trekking
  • Accommodation: selected hotel in Pokhara and tea house during the trek
  • Meals: Breakfast in pokhara and all meals during the trek
  • Transportation: private vehicle (Transportation)
  • Group Size: 2-12
  • Best Season: Feb, Mar, Apri, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
  • Trip Starts: Pokhara
  • Trip Ends: Pokhara
  • Trip Category: Annapurna Region Trekking
  • Activity per day: Approximately 4-6 hr walking
7 Days incl. Flights / Bus ...
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US$ 800
US$ 590

About Trip

Within just 7 days you walk through lush rhododendron forests past rivers to gurung villages rich in customs and traditions surrounded by mountain view so beautiful you'll be holding back tears.

Trip Highlights
  • Spend a day in Tourist hub Pokhara
  • Visit to gurung village of Ghandruk
  • Explore Gurung museum and buddhist monasteries
  • Reach annapurna base camp(4130m)
  • Relaxing Hot spring at Jhinu danda
  • Amazing View of Hiunchuli, Annapurna South Annapurna I ,Khangsar
  • Kang,Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare.

Trek to one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal ,the annapurna Base camp trek is a diverse trek where you'll be passing through countryside villages of ethnic nepalese people, lush forests and shrubs. With a rewarding view of the mountain sanctuary. It is not particularly strenuous and also short, great for those who don't have as much time but wish to experience the beauty of the mountains and hills of Nepal.

Our trek begins at Nayapul, after a short half hour drive from Pokhara, we follow the trail that takes us through dense forests of rhododendrons and bamboo ,over fast flowing rivers on suspension bridge to the traditional village of the indigenous Gurung community where old customs have been kept alive even at this age or modernisations.The warm hospitable people of the village will greet you warmly and happily interact with you during your overnight stay there. As we ascend higher the scenery changes. From the lush forest and grass pastures the landscape slowly turns to rocky passes and steep cliff faces and stunning view of snow capped peak.the kind of serenity that will make you whisper to keep the peace. When we finally reach our destination at annapurna base camp were everywhere you look
you'll see enormous mountains from Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) and Khangsar Kang,Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare.you'll feel like you're standing at the heart of the mountains.after spending a night here we follow the trail back to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.

Our 7 days itinerary is especially designed for those with short vacation time where within just a week you can experience all the astonishing beauty of nature . It's a shorter version of our 11 days annapurna base camp trek which is slightly easier with more stops in between. For those who wish to go on a even more adventurous trip in Annapurna region do check out our 10 days Annapurna Circuit Trekking As well as our more exciting trips in Annapurna regions.
9 days Annapurna sanctuary Trekking
15 day Annapurna Circuit Trekking
14 days Jomsom and Muktinath Trekking
10 days Ghorepani Poon hill Trekking
16 Days Nar Phu Valley Trekking

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) 1 & ½ hr & Trek to Ghandruk (1940m) – 5 hrs

After spending days in Kathmandu we go to Pokhara . You can choose to go to Pokhara either by a 25 minutes flight or by our free bus service(6 hours drive) After having breakfast early in the morning in pokhara and drive to Nayapul(30 min drive) and we start our first day of trek through small villages Chomrong,syauli Bazar and Chane . all round us will be panoramic view of mountains.We cross a suspension bridge over Khumnu khola to reach the lovely Gurung village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk village is filled with Buddhist monasteries and rich in traditional customs and lifestyle we will get a chance to explore Gurung Museum From Ghandruk, we can see the spectacular view of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli mountains. And a overnight stay at a Lodge. Included meals: (B, L, D).

Day 2 : Trek to Chhomrong (2170m)- 5 hrs

After a cup of tea early morning, we hike and hour though Ghandruk and a steep descent to Kimron River, and up to Chhomrong, on our way we will see the great view of Annapurna South, Fishtail mountain. We arrive at Chhomrong for overnight stay. It is a great place situated at the lap of mighty Annapurna massif. Overnight stay in Lodge. Included meals: (B, L, D).

Day 3 : Trek to Himalayan Hotel (2920m)- 7 hrs

Today, we pass through the lush forest over stone steps across Chhomrong Khola and then uphill through the deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Doban. Overnight stay in Lodge( Himalayan Hotel ) . Included meals: (B, L, D).

Day 4 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) via Machhapuchchhre Base Camp (3720m) - 6 to 7 hrs

We follow a route through the narrow gorge Modi Khola glacier valley past the base of Machhapuchhre which ultimately takes us to Annapurna base camp. We will be walking close by the annapurna glaciers . Machhapuchhre Base Camp offers us stunning panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Fro annapurna base camp we get a 360 degree view from Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) and Khangsar Kang,Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare. We will spend overnight at Annapurna base camp. Included Meals: (B, L, D).

Day 5 : Trek to Bamboo (2,350 m) – 6 hrs

We enjoy breakfast with the beautiful sunrise over the himalaya as our back drop.Then we will continue our trek out of the“Annapurna sanctuary “ and retrace our steps out of the Modi River valley. We eventually make it to our serene stopover point name Bamboo. We spend over night at Bamboo. Included Meals: (B, L, D).

Day 6 : Trek to Jhino Danda (1,780m) and nearby natural hot springs- 3 to 4 hrs

We continue our way down to Kimrong Khola and start ascending passing through the serene forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oak We then ascend to Chomrong village before dropping by the small peaceful settlement of Jhinu danda. This village has a nearby river side hot springs where we can soak our tired muscle . overnight is spent at Jhinu Danda Lodge. Included Meals: (B, L, D).

Day 7 : Trek to Nayapul (1050m/) 4 to 5 hrs, Drive to Pokhara (820m): 1 & ½ hour

After leaving Jhinu Danda hot spring We follow the plain dust road along the right of Modi Khola walking for 4 to 5 hrs to reach Birethanti which is regarded as one of the best and most relaxing walks of the entire trek. We reach at Nayapul and a 1 and half hour drive take us to the tourist hub Pokhara. Our trek package completes at Pokhara. We wish you have a memorable journey trekking to Annapurna Base Camp!

Cost Details

Cost Includes
  • Both way private transportation service between Pokhara and Nayapul (trek start and end point)
  • Two night accommodation in selected hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health condition (funded by travel insurance).
  • Discovery World Trekking appreciation of certificate after over the successfully trek.
  • Government License holder Discovery World Trekking experienced and qualified trek leader (guide), assistant trekking guide, (8 or above trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and porter to help trekkers luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Coverage of guides and porters meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and other necessary equipment.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) Fee.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee.
  • Medical kit
  • We  use pulse oximeter on our clients everyday during the trekking for blood oxygen saturation level monitor to high altitudes as it is an important indicator to recognize early signs of impending altitude sickness and other potentially health risks
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health condition
  • Arrangement of Sleeping bags and Down Jacket for the Trek.
  • Catering extra dietary requirements
  • All Government and Local Taxes.
  • Farewell dinner.
Cost Excludes
  • International Flight.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Accommodation, all meals at Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Pokhara due to early arrival, late departure, early return from trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone call, battery recharge, shopping,laundry, extra porters, beverages etc.
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad
  • weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment etc.

Trip Note

Getting There
From Kathmandu we head to Pokhara where we begin our journey. You can choose to get to Pokhara either via 25 minute domestic flight (cost not included in package) or a 6 hours drive via tourist bus that departs early in the morning every day. Taking the bus will require you to stay overnight at a hotel in pokhara to start trekking next morning.

Free transfer
We provide free airport pickup and drop by private vehicle. Upon arrival you’ll be warmly welcomes by our Discovery world trekking crew with a traditional offering of Khata or marigolds garland (symbolizing purity, goodwill, auspiciousness and compassion), then directly transfer you to your hotel. To make use of this service please submit full flight details of arrival and departure in advance by mail.

Accommodation
The package includes accommodations throughout the trek which is 5 nights at teahouses as well as 2 nights at selected hotel In Pokhara one before and after the trek. Accommodations during the trek are at teahouses which are essentially hotels but with a more homely feel. They are run by the locals and provide all the basic facilities including hot shower at a small extra charge. The rooms are simple but comfortable usually with two beds with mattress blanket and pillows. Some will have en suit bathroom but most have shared bathroom with squat toilet .you will get a chance to experience the renowned Nepalese hospitality as well as interact with them Discovery World Trekking have good public relation with local service providers in Annapurna trek; the company makes sure prior arrangement of the accommodation. At Pokhara the accommodation is more luxurious. We stay at hotels with single room and attached bathrooms, TV, 24 hours hot water, power and laundry facility. The accommodation for your stay in Kathmandu is not included in the package as there are plenty of hotels in Kathmandu that you can select according to your requirements

Meals
All meals during the trip are included in the package which includes 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 6 dinners. the menu is a blend of traditional local , Asian and continental cuisines the foods will be all home cooked,fresh, hygienic, tasty and nutritious . We select only the best dishes available at the teahouse or lodge.We highly recommend liquids green tea, lemon tea, hot lemon, ginger tea and garlic soup(must) etc for health benefits at high altitudes. We provide breakfast during the 2 overnight stays at Pokhara to make it convenient for getting ready for departure .for other meals you are free to choose from the various diners available all over Pokhara. Meals in Kathmandu are not included in the packages as there are variety of Nepalese and international cuisine readily available for you to choose according to your taste.

Best Season
Although trekking is possible throughout the year each season has a different advantage and attractions and advantages offer for trekking in Annapurna region. The temperature in the mountains also depends according to the altitude range – higher the altitude, lower the temperature.
March-May
Trekking season begins after March. By April, the trek route throughout the Himalayas will be rewarding with different full blossom rhododendron of red, pink and white even at an elevations of over 3,000 metres. Temperature starts rising from mid March up to mid May. Weather is cool at this time. Sky is very clear and you can enjoy the clearest views of mountains.
June-August
It usually rains during this season. Monsoon generally begins around the end June and continues up to the second week of August. The temperature during the days usually ranges from 10°C to 23? and gets relatively colder at night ( 5°C to 10?) mornings are usually clear with clouds building up during the afternoon and disappearing again at night. Though the rain may cause some problems .Various plants bloom during this season, the valleys will be green and totally different view than during other seasons.
September-October
This is a favorite among tourists with the most favorable weather and perfect climate condition. The sun shines bright the skies are clear you get a superb view of mountains and the temperature is perfect for daytime trek. You can enjoy spectacular starry skies since the sky is clear at night. The monsoons will be over by early September and the weather ranges from mild to warm days. Daytime temperatures can reach up to 20c in high altitudes, the nights are colds with temperatures may go down around 5c.the greens that grew during monsoon fade to golden/amber proving a spectacular contrast against the crystal blue skies, grains are ripen in the enclave. The environment is clean and lowlands are lush. The biggest festivals of Nepal like Dashain, Tihar also fall during these seasons.
November- December
November is the busy season, the clearest month, with crisp and sparkling days. The daytime temperatures are generally  the most stable, with clear sky, magical views, from mild to cold climate conditions, and the environment is dry. Nights will be very cold. From December, temperature begins to decrease, skies are usually very clear, mountains views are at their best but the trials are also much less busy at this time. At high altitude, it may experience the snow. This is the Christmas holiday season.
Please Note: Weather in the Himalaya can be exactly unpredictable and change quickly; temperature can vary vastly from day to night.

Acclimatization
Our 7 days Annapurna Base Camp trekking package provides just one night at over 3500m for acclimatization, where there is significant risk of being affected by altitude sickness also called acute mountain sickness. Altitude sickness is preventable but can be fatal if the symptoms are ignored .our trip itinerary is designed for slow and steady ascending so the body can adapt to the new altitude All Our trekking leader and guide have extensive first aid training and well -experienced in the Himalaya we urge to inform your group leader and guide at first signs of the symptoms, we guarantee your health will be at reliable hands. Your trek leader or guide will suggest precautions. The best way is to take your time and drink plenty of water at least 4 liters a day. If it is severe the only cure for altitude sickness is to descend immediately. Please note that your group leader has ultimate responsibility to decide or stop your ascent based on your overall condition. It is essential to keep in mind that some are more vulnerable than other.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
7 days Annapurna Base Camp trekking is a moderate grade trek in Annapurna region. The hiking is generally 4 to 7 hrs a day, with regular breaks to take in the stunning mountain views. Trek routes on Annapurna the trek routes involve long climbs, steep descents and a straightforward roads following a good trial. To accomplish trek, past hiking experience would be additional advantage although no technical experience and skills are necessary. Trekkers who are able to hike 5 to 6 hours a day at a reasonable pace with a light day pack can take part in our short Annapurna base camp trekking. Some days require longer waking hours. So you must be reasonably fit and prepared for long days. Trekking in higher altitude is physically demanding than trekking in the lower altitudes. To join our 7 days Annapurna Base Camp trekking, all participants should be in good health condition with normal physical fitness and have positive attitude, self confidence, and strong determination. It is very important to make sure you are as healthy as possible before starting trek. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung and blood disease should inform us before booking the trek.

Trekking group /single
The group will be generally 2 to maximum up to 12 paxes on trek. The group of twelve and above will be accompanied by a leader, and supported by an assistant guide and porters. We also organize single private trek in Annapurna based on your own holiday timeframe. This will be lead by one of our highly competent and well experienced guides.

A typical day in Trek
A day on trekking will be rewarding with unique experience providing to trek leisurely with plenty of time to enjoy scenery, take photos and explore the local village. During the trek you are accompanied by experienced, friendly and qualified expert guide along with porters to carry out your baggage. You need to take your small regular day pack on hiking days. The day starts with an early morning cup of tea. Each morning after packing our bags and having a wholesome breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk ar around 7 am -8am, depending on the duration and nature of the day’s walk. After trekking 3 to 4 hours, lunch will be served around midday on the route to the next destination and we continue after an hour rest. The afternoon walk is generally shorter being only 2 to 3 hours when we read our overnight lodge we snack on the pre prepared extra dietary snacks, then after dinner, we will have free time to explore nearby places. Dinner is provided around 6 to 7 pm. In the evening before going to bed, we discuss each group member hiking
experience of that day. And the guide will brief the next day trip plan. After completing of trip briefing we enjoy fun and games and entertainment.trekkers love learning Nepalese language from our Discovery World Trekking crews, playing card, talking to and chatting with the crew members, reliving the day adventure or reading books before heading off to the bed for well-deserved sleep.

Communication on trek
There is mobile phone coverage on the most of the routes, But this service may not be reliable, depending on which network you use. Upon your request, we can provide you with separate local SIM card with good access for talking to family and surrounding friends through your cell phone.although Some days at high altitude, there is no mobile network facility.

Electricity and battery recharge, water on trekking
Almost all tea houses on the trail route to annapurna base camp have electricity. You can charge your devices for a small amount of extra charge.we recommend you also bring your own solar powered charger. For drinking water, its best to take water purification pills and use it on filling local boiled water instead of packed mineral water. Boiling water on local lodges may take extra charge.

Extra personal expenses on trekking
Discovery World Trekking tries to provide all extra expenses excluded from the package. Meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by self. All meals, transfer and accommodation required for Annapurna base camp trekking are included except lunch and dinner in Pokhara Trekkers will have to bring personal spending money with them to cover costs of accommodations in Kathmandu, visa process, travel insurance policy purchase, beverages, snacks for the trek, tips to the trekking crew members,
souvenirs etc. We recommend to bring cash (dollars) which can be changed to rupees here or bringing a cash card you can use to withdraw from an ATM (bear in mind your bank may charge for this service).

Travel insurance
Trekking in Annapurna Base Camp (7 Days) Trekking requires slightly proactive and reactive preparedness. The high mountains are not a place to visit casually as serious sickness and other casualty are supposed to be unexpectedly happened. Make sure you have insured against this incident before starting the trek. Travel insurance is also a part of booking condition for an adventure trek in Nepal. All clients taking part in  Manaslu Circuit Trekking must provide a copy of their comprehensive travel insurance policy certificate to Discovery World Trekking. The policy must cover medical and emergency repatriation with inclusive of helicopter rescue and evacuation expenses for trekkers at high altitude. We can do recommendation of insurance company in case of our help needed but we do not involve in sale of the insurance policy. Trekker is refused to be participated in  Manaslu Circuit Trekking with improper policy or without travel insurance policy. In case of emergency circumstances of our valued client, company put forward the travel documentation processing to insurance company based on your prior information submission details in order to assist in arranging rescue operation, and transfer to hospital for treatment.You are requested to send the details insurance information after you have booked the trek. Make sure your insurance company accepts the cost incurred for mountain rescue service even at the highest elevation of trek.

Passport and visa
All foreigners except Indian nationals must have a valid visa to enter into Nepal. Visa is available on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport upon entry in Kathmandu, Nepal and at nepal borders of India and Tibet. Visa can be easily extended at the central immigration office. www.immigration.gov.np ; Visa application requires a passport with at least 6 months until expiration and one passport size photo. The current cost of visa for 30 days is US$40(to be paid in cash) for 30 days that is required to make in cash. Other currencies are also accepted although rates may differ. Other nationalities should check entry requirements. visitors are requested to specify return flight tickets, time intended stay in Nepal. we recommended you schedule at least 1-2 day extra at the end of the trip just incase there is a delay. If no delay occurs we can arrange additional activity for your time in Nepal. To help calculate the exact dates of these crossings we have found the website www.timeanddate.com to be very useful. The children under the age of 10 will get free visa. Please be advised to check the current regulation. Visa regulation can change without prior notice.
Citizens of china as well as citizens of south Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) get free visa. countries not entitled to get a visa upon arrival are Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan If you are a citizen of one of these countries, please contact your local Nepalese embassy.

Money exchange
You can exchange most foreign currencies Through the banks and through the money exchanges. money exchangers are also legitimate. You might be able to also exchange small amounts of cash at the hotel you are staying. Money exchange facilities are available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Money changers or Money exchangers in Kathmandu are found all over Thamel . The going rate is normally displayed in the front of the stores on a board. The official currency of Nepal is the Nepali Rupee (NRP). Its symbol is often displayed as Rs.The government of Nepal has banned the import, export and use of 500 and 1000 Indian Rupees in Nepal. You should ensure you are not carrying these notes on arrival in Nepal as they will be confiscated and you may be fined. Despite having the security advantage of traveler’s cheque, many hassles problems like a lengthy process and high rate of commission may take place during the processing at banks. You can withdraw cash (in Rupees only) from one of many ATMs in Kathmandu and Pokhara (if you card is linked to the International Cirrus System), or by exchanging your travel cash at a bank in Kathmandu, the service fee charge will impose on around four percent or more depending up on the bank. There is a day transaction limit on cash withdrawing if you use the bank. Please note that most establishment banks in Asia will not accept foreign currency notes that are old, torn or faded and they can be very difficult to exchange or extra fees added when exchanging at banks. Please ensure that you have new, clean notes. Please refer to www.xe.com/ for up to date rates.

Luggage
The weight limit for your luggage is 20 kg. Remember that your luggage will be carried by your porter (not more than 20kg) but a should carry your own knapsack or backpack (with your valuables or anything important) on your own. Only carry what the essentials,You can leave any excess baggage either at your hotel or at Discovery World Trekking store for free.

Equipment list for Annapurna base camp trekking
Depending on the season you wish to go trekking you may have to make adjustments to clothing and equipments however these are the necessities list we prepared keeping
keeping your comfort and utility in mind. We never recommend our clients to bring over equipments which are not necessary for the trek.
Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat or insulating hat or Wide brimmed hat
  • Headlight with extra batteries

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglass with UV protection
  • Face/body wipes

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavy weight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long sleeved shirt made of synthetic fibre
  • Hooded rain jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T- shirts ( bring Light weight wool)
  • Polypropylene underwear
  • Down jacket ( available in rent in Kathmandu)
  • Sweater
  • Water proof jacket and pants

Footwear

  • Hiking Boots
  • Thick wool socks (Take a extra pairs of thick light socks)

Essential gear

  • Backpack or daypack (Size depends on whether you take porter or not).
  • Thermal bottle
  • Water purification
  • Trekking pole
  • Sleeping bag (-15 bag is best in the high altitude trek)
  • Toiletries (toilet papers, tooth paste, tooth brush, )

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera

Extra items

  • First aid kit
  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport
  • Notebook and pen
  • Binocular

Responsible Travel
"Take nothing but pictures.
Leave nothing but footprints.
Kill nothing but time."
We have a very strong commitment to environmental sustainability for protecting our fragile ecosystems,.Without a doubt, tourism has brought many positive impact in terms of wealth generation, employment opportunities, infrastructure, healthcare and education etc. But with an increase of tourists’ negative impact has also become noticeable on the community and the environment. Please make sure you think about the environment and not carelessly litter. Furthermore, Discovery World Trekking works together with Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organizes eco friendly trips about most environmentally sensitive and culturally rewarding that meet the expectation of both travelers and communities.

Discovery World Trekking Crews
During the Annapurna base camp trekking, you are accompanied by a team of local well-experienced and qualified local expert guide along with porters to carry out your
baggage. Please note Porters will only carry your luggage up to 20kg .you can leave extra baggage at your hotel at Discovery world Trekking store free of cost For every 2 trekkers we have 1 porter. And for a group of over 1 trekkers we have 1 assistant guide along with the head guide(trek leader).. All of our crew at Discovery World Trekking are locals of high Himalaya remote area who know the mountains very well.Their bodies are perfectly adapted to the high altitude and aren't affected by altitude sickness. Your trip will be led by first grade government certified highly experienced trek guide. Guides /leaders are carefully selected on the basis of their appropriate experience, leadership skills, technical proficiency, and ability to measure risk, comprehensive knowledge of nature, culture, and geography structure. At Discovery world trekking.We have a reliable team of experienced guides and porters who are all locals of the himalayas. All of our team members are fully insured, fully equipped and well paid.and well versed in the following aspects:

  • Intensive wilderness first Aid
  • Authorized certificate of Trekking Guide Training
  • Fluency speaking English and other major Languages
  • Conservation and biodiversity
  • Rock climbing

Tipping
The most importantly, tipping is at travelers discretion and should be relied on good service that does not form the part of wages for your Guides, porters and crew although they are very much appreciated. In Nepalese culture, tip is the accepted and honored way to saying thank you (Dhanyabada) for good service. Normally the tips are offered at the end of the trek and this is best done as a group. Most groups will give the trips in farewell dinner on the last evening or last day of the trek, to mark the end of the trip. The amount of the trip is entirely a personal preference that may be more or less depending upon your perception of service quality, length of trip, budget and appreciation of their work. It is important to Discovery World Trekking crews who professionally take care of you all the time during the trekking, inspire excellent service and offer enriching journey- trip of once in a lifetime experience. We ensure that all of our crews including guides and porters are paid well and treated fairly with respect.

Booking and payment process
Discovery World Trekking is a government registered, licensed and bounded trekking and touring operator in Nepal. The company’s registration number is 87657/068/069. We are a member of Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). We at Discovery World Trekking provide 100% financial protection along with easy, reliable, comfortable and fastest trip booking from wherever you are. Booking a trek requires 10% advance payment other necessary documentations like
passport copy, passport size photos, travel insurance policy.Arrival and departure flight detailed can be made later within two weeks period from booking date. The faster you provide required information, the easier itll be to prepare and confirm the trip as the number of domestic flights for Annapurna is limited during the trekking seasons. Payment is to be made by bank transfer and western union. Remaining trip cost can be paid whether in cash nor by bank transfer and credit card upon your arrival in Nepal. Further notes on modes of payment can be discussed upon your request via mail.

Last minute booking
It is best to book in advance but for those who aren't able to for whatever reason Discovery World Trekking has a special provision for last minute booking.In the case of last minute booking with 100% percent trip payment within 24 hours is accepted. We do our best to operate a trek at any time but in case of last minute booking we can not
be responsible for delay due to changes beyond our control such as the weather, availability of lodging. Contact us for more information at 977- 9840055491 (Paul) or email us.

Trip extension
After complete of Annapurna base camp trekking,If you have extra days in nepal we can arrange tours of Kathmandu valley ,sightseeing, trip to Nagarkot the perfect getaway. Chitwan jungle safari, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, another trek and much more!

Feedback
After complete of Annapurna Base Camp trekking, there will be farewell dinner hosted by Discovery World Trekking,we will and provide company t-shirt, digital printed certificate of trek achievement along with key ring. We expect nothing in return but suggestions (positive or negative) about our services and team performance. As a service provider, we will make amendments based on your feedback on our overall performance. Your feedback helps us to execute future plans by improving weaknesses as well as continuing strength aspects. We encourage you to share your real feeling and experience through the popular social networking sites and on trip advisor.

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Reviews

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This trip was awesome. I definitely want to come back to Nepal and try the EBC trek with the same guide Tek. He was great, start to finish. This was a new experience in trekking for me and would recommend Tek and ABC trek for some people looking to try a challenging and rewarding experience!

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Essential info

Unquestionably Nepal is renowned as best destinations for novice and adventures lovers. Thus, various popular destinations in the world are situated in Nepal available for trekking in the Himalayan for the trekkers all across the world. Trekking in Nepal can easily be achieved by the all levels of trekkers who have strong desire and determination. We are familiar with the fact that trekking demands different level of physical fitness, efforts and even acclimatization or rest day based on the level of trekking nature. We ensure that our trip grading would be a great idea or method for our valued guests while choosing an appropriate trek package that is suited perfectly to your capabilities and present health condition. It is advised that people who are suffering from the diseases like cardiac or respiratory problem have to consult with doctor before deciding to do trek in Nepal. However, in the context of Nepal trekking, it is difficult task to determine the trip grade preciously due to trek has not made different from one place to another only the elevation of place that has significant role in its trip grading but also the other contributory factors needs to be concerned well. The given below contributory factors need to be considered in determination of trek grading.

  • Average elevation (height) of the trek.
  • Trekking routes features or conditions
  • Total duration of trek and average walking per day in trek.
  • Backpacking level.
  • Temperature range based on climate and weather conditions
  • Acclimatization or rest day.
  • General level of comfort, remoteness as well as level of service.

Grade: Easy

This grade trekking consists of elevation below 3000m. This type of trekking involves short duration at lower altitude along with several ways of ascent and descent trials. Previous experience does not require at this level of trekking. Thus, any age group can adjoin who is in good health, physical fit and can walk at least 4 to 5 hrs per day in the plain place. Discovery World Trekking has designed easy grade trek in which you can assign Nagarkot Trek, Ghorepani trek , Sarankot trek and Langtang trek .

Grade: Moderate

This moderate level of trekking covers at an altitude between above 2000m to 3500m below. No previous hiking experience is required however trekking demands well fitness of physical conditions and duration of days involve both shorter and longer to complete overall trek. Trekkers need walking at least 5 to 6 hrs capabilities with longer ascent and descent trails through the involvement of some rough routes conditions. Discovery World Trekking has typical holiday package at moderate grade trek are Annapurna base camp trek, Muktinath trek and Ganesh himal trek (Ruby valley trek), Langtang trek, Tamang heritage trek etc.

Grade: Difficult

This level of trekking involves an altitude of above 3000m to 4500m below. Trekkers need to walk for 6-7 hrs daily at cross steep hilly terrain, rough round, some backpacking and high passes on some routes with daily ascent and descent. Trekking in the remote environment might be possibility of facing altitude problem in the higher elevation. Physical fitness is essential along with hill walking experience to enjoy trekking. Everest Base camp trek, Gokyo via Everest base camp trek, Gosainkunda trek, Helambu trek etc.

Grade: Strenuous

In this type of trekking at least 6-7 hrs per day walking require at high altitude with daily ascent and descent. The altitude of strenuous grade trek ranges between 4600m to 5600m. Altitude sickness problem is likely to happen at any time therefore high level of both mentally and physically fitness as well as stamina is considered to enjoy in such type of trip. Acclimatization or rest day is essential to adjust with low level of oxygen environment. Previous trekking experience is added as an asset that trek passes through the remote, wild environment with extreme weather condition and snow covered route. Discovery World Trekking has prepared typically one of the best trekking holiday packages including Everest via Kalapathar, Annapurna Circuit, Manaslu trek, Makalu trek, Kanchanjunga trek etc.

Grade:  challenging

Altitude remains around 6000m at this level of trekking. Trek might be longer enough in the remote pace and highly mountains. This challenging grade trek is limited which demands an excellent level of personal experience, physically fitness and stamina as walking day is supposed to be 7 to 8 hrs with ascent and descent. Trek involves the pass crossing the snow covered glaciers, ice and need to climb up to small peak. Trekkers therefore require basic climbing skills. This type of trekking ultimately joins with peak climbing. Discovery World Trekking challenging grade trek are Everest base camp trek via Island peak, Everest base camp trek via Mera peak etc.

Trekking is an adventurous way of traveling through the hills and mountains and in Nepal, trekking often includes world-famous views of the Himalaya and scenic surroundings. Trekking is a favorite activity for tourists to Nepal and is a great way to get to know the land and its residents. It involves getting up close and personal with nature while hiking for multiple days through hills and valleys to areas that are often far away from vehicle travel.

As an adventure activity, trekking is mostly done for entertainment, excitement, cultural interaction and education – getting to know a country and its people, culture, landscape and scenery among other highlights. For mountain climbing expeditions, trekking is often the first part of the journey where the mountaineers get used to the increasing altitude as well as the climate and landscape. Nepal’s renowned trekking regions include the Everest region, Annapurna and Langtang with many more areas that have been developed and that are up and coming including the whole rest of the hills up to the Himalaya!

Routes take trekkers travel through picturesque farmland and villages, remote hills, forests and valleys with Himalayan fed streams and rivers. Visitors can take in some of the most beautiful scenery on earth while trekking in Nepal. Facilities along trekking trails are usually more basic than facilities in urban areas and overnight accommodation is in lodges, teahouses and tents and sometimes a combination depending on location and availability of facilities. Now a days, accommodation and meals can be arranged along most trails at lodges and teahouses, especially on the popular routes. In the not so distant past, travelers and porters traveled together with sufficient tents, food and equipment because of a lack of facilities and accommodation, especially in the more remote, uninhabited areas. Our teahouse treks are organized with accommodation and meals along entire routes.

The government regulates most of the areas where trekking is done and permits are required for entering Nepal’s extensive range of national parks and conservation areas. Discovery World Trekking takes care of everything, including arranging permits, allowing you to savor every moment on the enchanting trails!

Discovery World Trekking offers the whole range of trekking packages for Nepal. We look forward to sharing with you the magnificence of the Himalaya and its world famous attractions along with the legendary kindness of the people that populate the hills and mountainous regions.

Rural life in Nepal follows a natural pace depending on season and weather. While trekking, you can travel at your own pace along the scenic trails that link each day’s way points. Many of the trekking routes are in fact ancient trade routes that link Tibet, Nepal and India! The trails often pass through groves of rhododendron, Nepal’s national flower and grazing areas for cows, sheep, water buffalo and even yaks! The mountain panoramas will be unforgettable as well the scenic villages along the way graced with Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries. These settlements will allow trekkers an insight into the traditional ways of life cultural heritage of Nepal along with the wide range of biodiversity of the landscape.

An average day of trekking involves around five to six hours hiking including breaks for meals and as needed. The average distance covered can be a bit relative given the terrain and altitude but figure on about 10 to 15 kilometers. Along the way you will have many chances for photography and perhaps other personal interests such as bird watching and discovering the local flora.
Discovery World Trekking has many options from newly promoted trails to the classic routes and we look forward to hearing from you and satisfying your desired trekking styles and destinations.

You do not need to leave children at home to enjoy a trek in Nepal! A tour with children along will definitively be a different experience from a tour without children. That said, trekking with your children can be just as enjoyable and even more culturally rewarding. Discovery World Trekking has much experience with children on our treks and we have safety and well-being as the highest priority.  We have found that children really open up social situations as they have fewer reservations to interact and they enable easy, meaningful connections with the local people and thoughtful cultural exchange.

We would be honored to cater to your needs to enable bring your family to trek along the enchanting trails of Nepal. With children aboard we pay particular attention to food, lodging, trail activities, and other day-to-day aspects of trekking that are suitable for all. Flexibility in the itinerary is particularly important when traveling with children to cover contingencies and hiking rate. The pace of a trek is usually slower than the pace of adults, but that time can be used with other activities including photography, bird-watching, and many other things along the way. Like nearly everything in life as a parent, there will be new challenges with new insights, and many stories to tell to family and friends back home.

Discovery World Trekking looks forward to organizing a family trek for you!

We request the following in order to arrange permits and documents:

  • A copy of your passport and travel/health insurance documents with contact details, three passport size photos.
  • Please have a notepad and pen handy in order to note information regarding the upcoming trek/tour.

Additionally, we recommend that you maintain a separate photocopy of all important documents including traveler’s cheques and bank/ATM card contact numbers, international flight tickets, emergency contact numbers.

Dates & prices

The given prices are per person basis and fixed in which the International flight cost has excluded. The dates schedules are fixed and 100 percent guaranteed and confirmed to departure Annapurna Base Camp Trekking 7 Days. If our following already set up trips departure schedule is unable to meet your holiday time frame, we also organize the trek on your own private comfortable date. For this, trekker can send us message submitting your owndeparture trek date.

Start Date End Date Status Cost  
23 September, 2017 29 September, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
27 September, 2017 03 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
30 September, 2017 06 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
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01 October, 2017 07 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
06 October, 2017 12 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
12 October, 2017 18 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
19 October, 2017 25 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
25 October, 2017 31 October, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
31 October, 2017 06 November, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
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01 November, 2017 07 November, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
06 November, 2017 12 November, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
13 November, 2017 19 November, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
20 November, 2017 26 November, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
24 November, 2017 30 November, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
30 November, 2017 06 December, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
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01 December, 2017 07 December, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
08 December, 2017 14 December, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
16 December, 2017 22 December, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
22 December, 2017 28 December, 2017 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now
29 December, 2017 04 January, 2018 Guaranteed USD 590 P/P Book Now