Annapurna/Machhapuchhre Base camp Trekking 19/11 days

Major Attractions: The POONHILL 3210 m,  view of  the sunrise over Himalayan Range including Fishtail 6993m., Annapurna South 7219 m, Dhaulagiri 8168 m  and its ranges / The Jungle of Rhododendron which blooms in the month of March - April / The village life and great landscapes / Annapurna Sanctuary and the Glacier are just amazing. Students, Adventure Lovers can enjoy the trek.


Day 01: On your Arrival, Nepal Fair Step Trek’s represent will well- come to you with Garland/Kati and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: City Sightseeing in Kathmandu
(Kathmandu Durbar square; historical place and visit  living Goddess Kumari, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath; famous world heritages, Hindu temple and Boudhanath Stupa) :( B)

Day 03: Drive /Fly to Pokhara.
Driving time 7-8h, 205km, (B, L, D)

Day 04: Drive to Birethanti (1000 m). Trek -Ghandrung (2000m).
Driving time: 2h, Walking time: 6-7h, ↑1000m, ↓0 m, (B, L, D)

Day 05: Trek Ghandrung-Tadapani (2700m).
Walking time: 3-4h, ↑700m, ↓0m, (B, L, D) 

Day 06: Trek Tadapani-Kyunri Khola (2000 m)-Chomrong (2150m).
Walking time: 6h, ↑150m, ↓800m, (B, L, D)

Day 07: Trek Chomrong -Sinuwa (2300m) - Doban (2500 m).
Walking time: 6-7h, ↑800m, ↓350m, (B, L, D)

Day 08: Trek Dobhan-Deurali (3350m) Machhapuchare-Base Camp (3700 m).
Walking time: 7h, ↑1200m, ↓0m, (B, L, D)

Day 09: Trek Machhapuchare-Base Camp -Annapurna Base Camp (4100m).
Walking time: 4-6h, ↑700m, ↓300m, (B, L, D)

Day 10: Trek Annapurna Base Camp-Dobhan (2500 m)
Walking time: 6-7h, ↓1600m, (B, L, D)

Day 11: Trek Doban-Sinuwa (2300m)-Chomrong (2150 m) Jhinu Danda (1750 m),
Walking time: 6h, ↑200m, ↓950m, (B, L, D)

Day 12: Trek Jhinu Danda -Landruk (1600 m) Tolka (1700 m).
Walking time: 5-6h, ↑500m, ↓550m, (B, L, D)

Day 13: Trek Tolka –Deurali (2167m)-Dhampus (1650 m)-Phedi (1150 m).
Drive to Pokhara, Walking time: 6-7h, ↑500m, ↓1050m, driving time: 30m, (B, L, D)

Day 14: Fly / Drive -Kathmandu.
Drive time: 7-8h, 205km

Day 15:  leisure (If would like to shorter the trek you may depart this day) day in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Departures to international airport

(B= Breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)

To be able to submit a cost estimate, we need to know the number of persons in your group, the required hotel category, the favored mode of transportation (by flight, by local or private transport) and any alternations to your itinerary.

The costs include:         

  • Airport pickup and drop (domestic and international)
  • Hotels: (4/2) star standard hotel including breakfast (according to program in Kathmandu& other places)
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Durbar square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath)
  • Camping/ Lodge Trek’s cost according to program
  • Full board during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Government-licensed guide (English speaking or other foreign language if requested)
  • Required numbers of porters (1 porter for 2 guests; 10kg per guest in Tea house trek)
  • Sightseeing entry fees /national park / conservation / restricted area permit fees (monasteries, temples, Stupa entrance fees but not donation.)
  • TIMS (Trekker’s information Management System) permits or peak climbing permit fees (according to your program)
  • Climbing Guide/ Sherpa’s climbing charge
  • Group First Aid Kits (We recommend to bring your personal first aid kit as well.)
  • Trekking equipment; like tents, kitchen tents and other equipment
  • Trekking bag for each guest.
  • Staff insurance
  • All government taxes and documentation charges

 

The costs do NOT include:

  • International airfare from and to your country
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  • Nepal visa fee: USD $40
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  • Travel & Health Insurance - Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
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  • Any meals (lunch &dinner) in Kathmandu - $ 10 to 15 for per meal in tourist restaurant (except welcome and farewell dinner)
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  • Any kinds of drinks (alcohol &non-alcoholic beverage) neither during the trek nor in Kathmandu
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  • Tips for staff (not mandatory but expected)
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  • Hot shower, recharging of batteries (available during the trek with extra cost or free on spot)
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  • The cost which is not mentioned above.

(If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.)

When selecting your personal items, keep in mind the number of days you'll be camping, the time of year and the altitude. We advise our clients to bring these items:

Equipment list:

our recommendation items:

  • Hiking boots
  • Snow gaiters
  • Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • Windproof and waterproof over trousers / rain-pants
  • Underwear
  • Long johns (thermal underwear)
  • Fleece trousers
  • Shorts
  • Thermal base layer shirts (2 short sleeve, 2 long sleeve)
  • T-shirts or similar
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Windproof and waterproof jacket with hood
  • Warm jacket (down)
  • Sunhat
  • Warm cap and thermal balaclava
  • Eyewear - Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves or mittens
  • Warm and waterproof over-gloves or mittens
  • Daypack minimum 40 liters / 2500 cubic inches
  • Head torch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  •   1 Littre  Water bottles x2
  • Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
  • 5 season sleeping bag
  • Wash bag and toiletries
  • Antibacterial hand wash
  • Small Towel
  • Small padlock (to lock trek bag)
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: Broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

 

Mountaineering Equipment:

  • Mountaineering double boots
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering or climbing harness
  • Carabiners (3x screwgate)
  •  ‘Figure of 8’ descender   (rappelling device)
  • Helmet
  • Ice Axe

The following items are optional:

  • Travel clothes
  • Trainers / sneakers or similar for camp use
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Nailbrush
  • Pee bottle
  • Spare laces
  • Camera, SD card , batteries
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Binoculars
  • Books/magazines
  • GPS unit
  • Diary or notebook plus pencil/pen
  • Penknife (remember to pack all sharp objects in hold baggage)

Nepal Fair Step Trekking Company is a trustworthy and registered Company under the laws of Nepal and accepts your bookings under the following terms and conditions.
1. Down Payment
  To secure place, 25% down payment is required to make in advance as per the company policy.

  • 25% - If more than eight weeks prior to arrival date.
  • 100% – If less than eight weeks prior to arrival date.

2. How to pay your deposit 
Bank Transfer:

Bank Name: Nepal Investment Bank limited.

Bank address: Darbarmang, Kathmandu, Nepal

Sift code: NIBLNPKT

Account Holder’s Name: Nepal Fair Step Treks and Expedition (P) Ltd

US Dollar Account No.: 00101010261098

 Ps:  If you prefer to pay in European Bank account, please contact our email address.

 3. Payment of the Balance 
The payment for the outstanding balance of your holiday is due 8 weeks prior to your departure date. If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 3% on the outstanding balance is made.

4. Last Minute Booking 
We accept your last minute booking with 100% payment (07 days prior to tour starting date ONLY IN CASES OF NEPAL TRIPS, but LAST MINUTE BOOKING WILL NOT BE ACCEPTABLE FOR TIBET TRIPS).
5. Refund
No refund will be made for 20% deposit amount in case of cancellation of trip for any other else reason.
Having paid full amount of any trip, you’re entitled to incur refund in case if you want to cancel your trip. Still, cancellation charge is invoiced to you. Written notification of your cancellation should be made to cancel any trip. Nevertheless, you’re imposed cancellation charge as advised below: -

  • 56 days or more deposit retained
  • 42 - 55 days before departure 50%
  • 29 - 41 days before departure 75%
  • 01 - 28 days before departure 100%

6. Supplement Charge
 On our holiday’s tour / trek packages, rooms or tents are provided in twin sharing basis. Thus, single room supplement charge will be imposed to client who does not have another tour participant to share room / tent with.
7. Incomplete Tour 
No refund will be made to clients who drop out from the journey regardless of whatever portions remain unused in the itinerary.
8. Amendment in Tour Cost 
We reserve the right to revise pricing rate posted at our website, under any circumstances, or on the pressure of various external factors that are further than our control, for instance changes in exchange rate, government action etc. But, we put forth effort to keep on the present rate.
9. Unforeseen Circumstances
If Nepal fair step trekking Company cancels your trip think to unforeseen circumstances like war, natural disasters, conflict, unfavorable climate etc., we would be happy to refer you alternative trip of a similar standard. Even if this doesn’t fit your personal interest, all monies paid by you to our company will be refunded. But remember, any other expenses incurred by you as a result of this booking are entirely your responsibility.
10. Clients' Responsible
A tour / trek guide who represents Nepal Fair Step Trekking Company deserves all authority during your tours. If you commit any unlawful act, you are compelled to leave the tour. No refund will be made in such case.
11. Impact on your journey
We put our every effort to ensure comfortable traveling of yours, but it is must to understand that what you might be accustomed to in the western affluent countries, the Himalayan countries can’t afford such facilities. Weather is another factor that directly impact on your journey. Hence, patience in mind, enthusiasm and proper preparation before head is must to venture into journey.
12. Travel Insurance
You must purchase comprehensive travel insurance package against medical, natural calamity, helicopter evacuation, personal accident, trip cancellation etc. This is strongly suggested to all our esteemed clients.
13. Tour Amendment
To make alterations of any trek / tour itinerary, prior notice is requested. You’re advised to stay in touch with us thus. But occasionally, you may be obliged to do so en route under certain circumstance for instance bad weather etc.
14. Your personal belongings
On any account, we’re not answerable for any loss or damage of your luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies or vehicles. That means your personal possessions, luggage are at your risk at the times.
15. Papers & Documents
 All necessary documents should be presented in sequence for example to issue visa, necessary permits etc. We’re not accountable in case of any trip formality not completed in time before the trip departs on the absent of essential papers and documents.
16. Risk & Responsibility
Your safety and enjoyment are our prime concern. We therefore carry out our responsibility honestly & sincerely to ensure your holiday trouble–free as well as you have desired. Nevertheless, unless stated otherwise, trip may be change under uncertain and inherent circumstances such as land-slides, road blockage, flood, snow political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrival, sickness or accidents etc. Any extra cost incurring there is your personal responsibility and should be borne on the spot.
17. Flight Delay/Cancellation
There is virtually possibility of flight delay or postponement for notorious weather in Himalayan regions which could be happened, in particular, in Everest region (Lukla), Jomsom, Dolpa, Simikot and Jumla region etc.
Trekking in the remote areas or in as described above, especially during odd season, you’re highly advised to reserve extra days to prepare with some delays and avoid frustrating consequence. In case of flight cancellation pre-tour/post-tour, you need to meet your accommodation and food costs yourself.