Nepal offers a diverse and complex view of landscapes, nature, and culture. In every trekking destination of Nepal, you are going to do the trek with new experiences although it might be your second time or else on. Spending your time in the Himalayas can be a remarkable trip that might give you the new energy and perception in your life. You ever wondered which is the best trek of Nepal after the Everest Base Camp Trek? The answer is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. To do this trek, you do not need to have extra days. You can start this trek on the day you have thought of, as well as you can end this trek on the day you have decided. If you are going to do the Everest Base Camp Trek, then you must come to Nepal with 2 to 4 extra days. The reason is we are going to fly Lukla. Sometime your flight might be a delay and cancel due to the bad weather. When you do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will be in a place where there are only beauties. Here the beauties mean the beauties of nature. These beauties, which consist of the snow-covered mountains, river, rhododendron forest, Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) make the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks in the world. The Annapurna Region is also dotted with the villages of the Magar and the Gurung people where you stop to spend your nights and through which you trek until you reach the Annapurna base camp. During the stay, you will have an opportunity to know about their culture and mountain lifestyle. The ongoing trekking trail takes you to the valley and near two mountains: Hiun Chuli (6434m) and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail 6997m).
To spend a night by the snow-covered mountain is the dream of any trekkers, but to spend by the mountain ranges comes once in the life of such trekkers. Annapurna Base Camp is an entrance to this dream. Looking at these ranges, you would like to think that the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a Himalayan journey. The journey that takes you to the stunning mountains. Should you call the Annapurna Base Camp Trek an adventurous trek? It is not that adventurous because it is a moderate trek. You must have the motive to walk uphill and downhill. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a combination of these, that why Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a popular trekking destination in Nepal. People from all over the world come to do this trek. Feel the presence of Buddhism as you pass by the Gompas and monasteries.
The Highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Annapurna Ranges: Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7,937m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Gangapurna (7,455m), Nilgiri (8940m), and Machhapuchhre (8997m), Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak 5695m)
- Gurung Culture
- Jhinu Danda and the hot spring
- Best spot for sunrise and sunset
- Traditional Villages
- Diverse flora, fauna, and species
You will be staying at a 3-star hotel (Value) in Kathmandu and Pokhara on bed and breakfast with an attached bathroom, and at the best possible lodge or guesthouse during the trek.
In your travel cost, we have also included your transportations fare like pickup and drop to the airport. All ground transportations as mentioned in the “What’s included” section.
You will be seeing us outside the airport holding the signboard of TMG Adventure when you arrive in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the late evening, we will straightly take you to the hotel, and if you arrive in the day time, you will take you to our office. For more information, you can check it in what is included section.
In Kathmandu and Pokhara you are served breakfast at your hotel. You are trekking near the mountains, that is, you are trekking at a higher altitude, so your body needs energy, and you will get the energy from the food you eat. The foods that we provide you have the right amount of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. We will provide you these in all three square meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
All our trekking guides have done training on how to tackle with altitude mountain sickness as well as how to use the first aid kit. They are also taught to take care of the trekkers 24/7 if they are affected by an altitude mountain sickness or if they are sick during the trek. Emergency evacuation if you need, you will be provided a helicopter. That is the reason why our guides have 24/7 access to TMG Adventure in Kathmandu.
Travel Insurance is a must because you are trekking near the mountains at an altitude of more than 3000 m. You must ensure in your country before coming to Nepal, before starting your trek. Please bring with you a copy of insurance, and your insurance policy must cover the medical expenses, helicopter evacuation from the altitude of 5000 m to 6000 m, and other things related to your health. Please give the copy to TMG Adventure. It will send the information to the insurance company if you use the mountain rescue operation, mentioned above.
Passport and Visa
Before coming to Nepal, your passport must have the validity of 6 months, and you can put the Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ on your passport at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. On arrival, the visa procedure is very quick and simple. For more information please visit this site: Nepal Immigration
On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry points
- 15 Days- $30
- 30 Days- $50
- 90 Days- $125
and you must also bring 4 passport-sized photos. If you are from China or SAARC countries, a free visa will be provided to you.
Trekking Information in Nepal
Nepal is open for all seasons. You can do a trek and tour in different parts of Nepal. Those who are looking to do the trek in the best season, travelers can pick it from the below ones: The following are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal, and each of these has its charm, the one which is on the top of the list is the best.
- Autumn season (September till November)
- Winter season (November till February)
- Spring season (March till May)
- Rainy season (June till August)- Those who love green vegetation and the monsoon season can do the trek. It will also be adventurous if you like it. TMG Adventure can operate trekking and tours; we have done lots of trips in our previous record.)
As a trekker, you can do different types of trekking in Nepal, and they have been given below.
- Tea House Trekking (Guesthouse/Lodge Trek)
- Home Stay
TMG Adventure listed different types of trekking experiences or styles along with Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You can find it on our website. To make it easier here are the bunch of lists.
TMG Adventure is always reaching out of the best service to make our travelers happy. In this package you can see extension trips; these are optional add-ons or travel choices for you. The company has its regular itinerary and the cost details too. On the suggestions and consideration of our previous travelers’, the company offers beyond it. You can check it properly.
At the time of booking, if you wish to extend your holiday doing markup in the trip extensions (extra add-ons or activities), you can mark it and book it. It depends on your personal choice. Beyond it, we also offer private and customize trips to those who are looking to do it on their travel requirements. Travelers can send us about the trip information by using our tailor-made trip/ customize trip forms or send us a quick inquiry. One of our travel planners will respond to it.
Walk miles for a good cause
TMG Adventure is not just a tour operator in Nepal but also a contributor for a good cause to our communities and the Himalayas people especially working on behalf of children where are abundant from education. Company work through FAN (First Act Nepal) It’s a team that works purely for our children. Support for their well-being through education providing child sponsorship programs. Assisting them in school uniforms, stationery, and school fees.
TMG Adventure donates a certain amount of its income to FAN annually, and the amount that it donates varies from year to year because the income that it earns also varies from year to year. Sometimes the income of TMG Adventure is high, and sometimes, it is low. Accordingly, the donation is made. As you embark on the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, you will be glad to know that you are doing some good and giving back to the community.
TMG Adventure also has a volunteering program, and if you are interested, then you can help these children through this program. For more, you can contact us via email, make a call or visit our office. You can also be a part of encouragement by engaging and sharing your ideas in our project.