Budget Annapurna Base Camp TrekBudget Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek-7 Days

  • DestinationNepal
  • Duration7 Days
  • Difficulty Level Challenging
  • Max. Altitude4130 meters
  • Starts/EndsPhedi/Jhinu Danda
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • Group SizeMin. 1 Pax
  • Best SeasonSpring and Autumn
Highlights
  • Trek to Macchapuchre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp at the same time. 
  • Local tranquil villages like Chommrong, Sinuwa, Deurali, etc. 
  • Get close to the 10th highest peak in the world Annapurna I, 8091 meters. 
  • Surreal sunrise views from the Annapurna Base Camp. 
  • Cross through the one of the longest suspension bridges in the Himalayas. 

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Classic Trek Nepal brings you the Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek for people with limited time and budget in Nepal. This ABC trekking package is specially designed for backpacker travelers in Nepal. The trek to the ABC is a mixture of varied landscapes, culture, nature, and towering peaks. It leads you to the highest point of 4130 meters, at the Base Camp. Surround yourself with magnificent views of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Gangapurna, etc.

The journey begins with a short drive from Pokhara to Phedi through the countryside highway. Then the trailhead leads you through Tolka, Sinuwa, Deurali, MBC, and ABC. Trek through the villages of Gurung and Magar ethnic groups enjoying their local foods and culture. Similarly, walking through the forested area and enjoying nature makes your trip fascinating. Likewise, while returning from the trek, enjoy the natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda.

Why go in Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Trekking to ABC is discovering towering peaks and looking at Nepalese lifestyles. It gives you the true feeling of escaping into nature and remote villages. The trip is lively and full of exciting adventure and cultural displays. That’s why Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of our best-selling trips in the Annapurna region.

Here are the reasons that make Annapurna Base Camp Trek special:

Discover the Annapurna Sanctuary

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek goes past Annapurna Sanctuary, home of several wild animals and plants. En route, you will pass through dense forests of rhododendron, pine, oak, and bamboo forests. Similarly, you will follow the trail beside the fast-flowing river till MBC. Likewise, do not forget to watch out for the beautiful birds and other wildlife during your several stops. In addition, the trail being rough and steep makes trekking even more adventurous.

Gurung and Magar village

During the journey, you will spend the night in different villages of different ethnic groups. You will find people with different cultures along the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking route. At first, Ghandruk Villages welcomes you with beautiful views of Mt. Fishtail. Likewise, as the trek goes on, lovely villages like Chommrong, Sinuwa, Deurali, etc. await you. The local people from these villages are so friendly and generous.

Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp

Spending night ABC means, achieving one of the greatest feats in your life. Unlike EBC Trek, you get to spend overnight at ABC. However, it is not like camping stay at the base camp. There are several lodges to stay over there. Staying at ABC allows you to enjoy the views and cherish the moments of your life. Similarly, waking up in the morning to see the sunrise over Annapurna is surreal.

Jaw-dropping views of Mountains throughout the trek

The mountains of Annapurna Sanctuary never disappoint you throughout the trek. You will see magical mountain views when you enter Pokhara and hit the trail. Be ready to witness Jaw-Dropping mountains like Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Gangapurna, and many more. In addition, you will be surrounded by all these mountains at the base camp.

Natural Hot Spring to Relax after the Trek

After reaching the Base Camp, you will descend to Jhinu Danda within 2 days. This village has a natural hot spring where you can relax your body and soul. It helps you recover your aching body muscles after a regular hike for 6-7 days.

Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek cost

The Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek cost starts from USD 399 to USD 599. The cost also varies from the service you choose. This is the cost of the budget trek in Nepal from Classic Trek Nepal. Likewise, the price may vary if you are a group of people with more than 10 pax. However, please remember, that the price can change if you want to change the services in the cost included.

Is Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek right for me?

The Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek is right for you if you are a backpacker traveler. This standard package is designed for our budget travelers with maximum service. Moreover, this trek is quite short and challenging. With this Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary, you should walk for 7-8 hours a day. Hence, this trek is the best option if you have a short time in Nepal but want to explore the Himalayas.

How Difficult is Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

The ABC Trek difficulty varies on the number of days, your trekking preparation, weather, walking hours, etc. You will trek around 115-120 Kilometers within 6 days of this ABC Trek itinerary. Therefore, Short ABC Trekking is always challenging physically and mentally. Walking for 7-8 hours a day in high altitude is never easy. Hence, this 7-day ABC Trek is always going to be difficult.

What's Included
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit Card
  • Trekkers Information Management System Permit Card
  • Guide expenses including his salary, accommodations, meals, and insurance.
  • Accommodation during the trek on a sharing basis.
  • Pokhara to Phedi Private Vehicle costs.
  • Jhinu-Pokhara in a private jeep.
  • All government and local taxes.
What's not Excluded
  • Hotels in Pokhara
  • Porter expenses. If needed we can arrange the porter (USD 20 per day)
  • Any kind of Meals and drinks during the trek. 
  • Emergency evacuation and rescue fees.
  • Personal expenses like extra drinks, snacks, hot shower, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • Tips to guide and porter.
Availability
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Start DateStarts: FridayApr 19, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayApr 25, 2024PricePriceUS$399StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: FridayApr 26, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayMay 02, 2024PricePriceUS$399StatusStatusAvailable
Good to Know

Best time for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Generally, the best time to embark on the ABC Trek is October. However, we suggest trekking in the months of March-May and September-November. In these months, you can expect the weather to be clear with blue skies. However, because of the peak trekking season, the trail is full of trekkers. To avoid the crowd during the trek, you can do this trek in early March or early September. Picking up the right time is always important.

Accommodation during the ABC Trek

Accommodations in most of the trekking in the Annapurna Region are quite similar. You will stay in the tea houses where they provide you with simple beds with warm blankets and pillows. Likewise, some tea houses have attached bathrooms whereas some have shared bathrooms along the journey. At the Base Camp, there are only a few numbers of Tea houses. Therefore, getting private rooms is nearly impossible. Trekkers must share the room with other people at the Base Camp Tea houses.

Nepali currency during the trek

Always carry extra Nepali currency during the ABC trek. There are no available ATMs. Moreover, small tea houses can’t exchange any USD or Euro at a good rate. Therefore, carry at least USD 25 equivalent to NPR per day.

FAQs
  • Annapurna Base Camp Lies in the northern-central part of Nepal.

  • You should walk around 110 Kilometers to complete the ABC Trek

  • The Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek is challenging with no technical skill required. However, if you follow 11 Days ABC Trek, it becomes quite easier to complete.

  • The budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek is 7 Days long

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