Annapurna Base Camp Trek

With Raju Shrestha

$850 $352 USD
per person
Duration 16 days
Cancellation Flexible

Your Guide

I was born in the Gorkha region of Nepal where is mountain area with in front view of Manaslu Himal (8163m), Ganesh Himal l (7429m), Ganesh Himal II (7118m) and Annapurna range. I started working in the tourism industry in 2001 in the Restaurant , hotel industry.And also Started career in Mountaineer tourism since 2005 as a trekking helper. Working as trekking helper for 2 years and completed trekking guide training provided by Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) I become a trekking guide in Nepal ,leading in Magic Expedition &Tours company. one of the leading adventure company based in Kathmandu Nepal ! Since then I have been leading trips in the Himalaya of Nepal and Tibet. Currently my leading destinations are Tsum Valley& Manaslu circuit trek, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, , Nar Phu, Upper Mustang, Numbur Circuit, Everest Base Camp and Three Passes, Langtang, Gosainkunda region, Upper Mustang –

I love learning new things from different countries like culture and life style.

Guiding license #: 9309
Guides for: Agency Employed
Guiding Experience: 10 years
Nationality: Nepal
Speaks: Nepali, Hindi AND English
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  • Poon Hill
  • Macchapurchhe Base Camp
  • Annapurna Base Camp

Situated along the western foothills of the Himalayas, the Annapurna massif contains some of the highest mountains in the world. The gorge formed by the kali gadkari separates Annapurna from Mount Dhaulagiri.Annapurna is a Sanskrit word which means “goddess of the harvests”. The massif has sacred connotations to Hindus living in Nepal and the adjoining areas.

The Annapurna base camp trek offers tourists the opportunity to experience both high mountains and low land villages. Moreover, the area is inhabited by people belonging to the various ethnic groups. The region is home to people belonging to the Gurung, Magar, and Thakali groups. Tourists can get a sneak into their life and unique culture.

Also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, it is one of the most frequented treks in Nepal. The trek offers majestic views of the snow capped mountains and beautiful green fields. The path to the Annapurna base camp is lined with beautiful rhododendron forests. As the trek is not very strenuous, anyone who wishes to experience the beautiful Annapurna massif can go on the trek.The first stop is Nayapool, a town located at an hour distance from Pokhara. From Nayapool, trekkers march ahead to Ghorepani.

At Ghorepani views of the rising sun awaits tourists. The sun rising from the 7000m high mountains Next day begins with trekking to Tadapani. Over the course of the journey trekkers will cover Chhomrong, Dovan, Deurali, Annapurna Base Camp and Jhinu Danda.The best time to go on the trek is Sept – Nov and Mar – May. During summers, the whole trek gets covered with rhododendron flowers. Going on the trek during the monsoons i.e. the period between Junes to August is not advisable. Group sizes may vary between 1 and 12. The maximum elevation reached is 4,210m at Annapurna Base Camp. The trip length is 16 days.

Many endangered animals such as the pika, blue sheep, snow leopards, tigers and Himalayan thar live in this region. In addition, different species of birds including multi colored Impheyan, koklas and blood pheasants reside in the Annapurna region.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Guide's Salary
  • Meals
  • One Porter
  • Public Bus

Price Excludes

  • ACAP Permit
  • Access Flights (Both-Ways)
  • Access Flights (One-Way)
  • Equipment
  • Four Porters
  • Guide's Transport
  • Guide’s Accommodation
  • Guide’s Insurance
  • Guide’s Meals
  • International Flights
  • MCAP Permit
  • MRAP Permit
  • Permit Fees
  • Porter Insurance
  • Porter's Insurance
  • Private Jeep
  • Private Taxi
  • Public Jeep
  • Three Porters
  • TIMS Card
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Two Porters
  • Visa Fee

Group Rates

Group size Per-person
1 person $850 USD
2 people $830 USD
3 people $820 USD
4 people $810 USD
5 people $800 USD
6 people $790 USD
7 people $780 USD
8 people $760 USD
9 people $740 USD
10 people $730 USD
11 people $710 USD


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