What is the best season for the ABC trekking 7 days?
With incredible natural views, the 7 days ABC hiking tour's best seasons will be pre or post-monsoon. From the end, March to mid-April or from the end of September to mid-December that is when the views are at its best and clear skies will be available during the entire Annapurna Base Camp trek with Alpine Eco Trek. Highlighting great panoramic views of various famous mountains during this amazing trek in Nepal, traveling during the best season is an absolute recommender. It is also possible to trek to Annapurna Base Camp during January and February but the views will be less and the weather will too cold.
Do you want to trek during autumn or fall?
Trekking during the autumn season to Annapurna Base Camp is an excellent choice if you are looking for mild temperatures, clear skies, and low precipitation. This perfect trekking season invites people from all over the world to trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary. If you trek during the late autumn season there will be good chances to have snowfall at Annapurna Base Camp and at the higher elevations.
Do you want to trek during the spring season?
Another perfect time to trek to Annapurna Base Camp is during the spring season. This time all the flowers will be in bloom, a lot of wildlife can be seen and the trees are full of green leaves and life. While most of this amazing trek takes you through jungle terrain, trekking during the spring season to Annapurna Base Camp gives a unique and wonderful experience. With warmer temperatures, the trekking days become more pleasant.
How difficult is the 7 days ABC hiking tour?
The difficulty of trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is set from easy to moderate. Trekking south of the Annapurna Himalayas this incredible trek is more about epic views than difficult trails. Having some steep climbs and depending on which season you go there can be slippery trails. Recommended for novice to experienced trekkers this amazing 7 days Annapurna Base Camp holiday is just perfect for a great holiday in the Himalayas. Being not difficult we are trekking in high altitudes so we do recommend some type of fitness level which we will discuss in the next topic.
What type of fitness do I require to trek to Annapurna Base Camp?
While it is not necessary to have a perfect fitness level, we do recommend having some type of fitness to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The average trekking hours will be 5 to 7 hours per day and a maximum elevation of about 4100 meters so in order to fully enjoy this trek Alpine Eco Trek advice to have at least some type of practice before attempting the 7 days ABC trek in Nepal. Some of our fitness advice will be to do some morning jogging, gym or home fitness, and if possible practice hiking up some hills.
What is our accommodation during the 7 days hiking tour to ABC?
Our accommodation during the 7 days Nepal ABC trek is split up between hotel overnight in the main cities on a Bed and Breakfast basis and guesthouse overnight with breakfast lunch and dinner during the trek.
In Kathmandu and Pokhara:
The 7 days ABC hiking holidays is based on starting from Pokhara and ending in Pokhara. Normally hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara is not included in the package but we are happy to book the accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara for you as per your budget and choices.
During the Trek:
During the trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary and back, we stay at the local guesthouses. The Annapurna region is famed for its hospitable lodges and good food. As we stay at the local guesthouses we are trekking in remote regions, and while most guesthouses have warm water and WIFI access they might not be so luxurious. While trekking breakfast and dinner will be served in the guesthouses and lunch will be packed for a great picnic during the late midday. Alpine Eco Trek does recommend bringing a sleeping bag as it might bring you more comfort during your overnight stay during the trek.
What type of meals can I expect while trekking to Annapurna Base Camp?
The type of meals you can expect during your trek to Annapurna Base Camp varies from your stay in the main cities and during your trek to base camp. While staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara breakfast is included at the hotel. This is usually continental, local breakfast, or buffet. With lunch and dinner free as per your own choice Thamel and Pokhara both host great places to enjoy Nepal’s delicacies. During the actual trek to Annapurna Base Camp, we can expect amazing dishes in the guesthouses. Tasting those authentic Himalayan dishes in the morning and evening makes you that more excited for the next day. Lunch will be packed on the way and enjoyed on a perfect spot with incredible views of the Annapurna mountain ranges.
Do I require travel insurance for the 7 Days ABC trip?
While the trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary is not difficult it is required to have travel insurance for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp. Insurance can only work to your advantage and being better safe than sorry is always a good thing. With accidents happen every year by trekkers and mountaineers over the world having travel insurance covering at least helicopter rescue is a must before you can book a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Alpine Eco Trek strongly advises making sure that your travel insurance policy covers also any type of dangers that come with trekking. Travel insurance for trekking in Nepal can be acquired from your own country or via a reliable online travel insurance seller. Make sure to leave a copy with a family member and with our office.
Are there any safety measures while trekking Annapurna Base Camp?
Being an organizer of treks in Nepal Alpine Eco Trek does take safety measures while trekking to Annapurna Base Camp or any other destinations. With your safety being our main concern we have carefully planned safe trekking routes to Annapurna Base Camp. The trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary is for the most part jungle terrain and the trails can get slippery while descending and ascending. That’s why Alpine Eco Trek makes sure that your safe, by holding a detailed trek briefing prior to our start to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. With safety instructions and capable guides, we are sure that your safety is always in good hands while you trek with Alpine Eco-Trek in Nepal.
What is the normal group size during a trek to Annapurna Base Camp?
Normal group sizes vary from company to company, at Alpine Eco Trek we take groups from a minimum of 2 to 20 persons. This lets us guide every individual better and focus more on the needs of every group member while we trek to Annapurna Base Camp. As they say smaller groups, better service. At Alpine Eco Trek we let you decide whether you want to join a group or trek privately to Annapurna Base Camp. With this fun way of booking your trek in Nepal you get to choose whether you want to meet new people from around the world or if you want to trek with just your booking and our guide and helpers.
Private Trips or Group Joining
Private trips or group joining for the 7 days hiking to ABC, how does it work? During your booking, if you want to trek privately in Nepal you can just let us know in the message section. This way we are sure to make sure and book you privately and you get to enjoy your trek to Annapurna Base Camp with whoever you had booked with as your plus two or more. During the trek, you’ll be dependent on your pace and do not need to worry about any others that go to fast or can’t keep up. With that of your mind trekking privately to Annapurna Base Camp lets you focus more on the incredible views and adventurous trails. Want to join a group? During your booking have a look at our fixed departures schedules. There you can see on what available dates there are open groups and how many persons can still join. Trekking in a joined group of 20 persons is way more cost-effective than trekking privately. Meeting other trekkers and mountain enthusiasts are bound to make your trek a unique experience.
Want to design your own trekking route to Annapurna Base Camp?
Well, at Alpine Eco trek you can also hand-make your own trek. This unique and fun way lets you decide where you want to go and what actually you want to see or experience during your trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Maybe you want to trek longer by adding another trekking route such as the Mardi Himal trek or you want to make it shorter by removing a day or two from the trek? The choice is yours, just let us know during your booking so we can organize the perfect itinerary according to your requirements.
How is a trekking day filled?
A trekking day of the 7 days of ABC hike is filled with incredible views of mountains such as; Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhare and many other giants. Starting the day with the most amazing sunrises in the world, trekking through adventurous trails into the Annapurna Sanctuary and in the late afternoon at our overnight destination is how a trekking day is filled during the Annapurna Base Camp trek. At Alpine Eco Trek we focus on service during the trek, and our team holds daily wake-up call between 6 and 7 am. This gives you time to wake up and enjoy the morning sun with a healthy breakfast to start the day. While our porters prepare and pack our gear and lunch we get to be ready in time to head out. Trekking about 7 hours a day we try to put more hours before lunch so we can reach as far as possible and in the afternoon to late afternoon arrive at our next village.
What type of guide do I require during my trek to Annapurna Base Camp?
The type of guide that you do require for your trek to Annapurna Base Camp is a government-licensed and well-experienced one. With over 20 years of trekking experience in the Himalayas, our team of guides all meets up to the standards of a professional trekking guide. These mountain masters are sure to make you and back any destination in Nepal. Speaking fluent English and well informing you about all the mountains, cultures, fauna and flora during the trek you experience is bound to be at the best.
What type of equipment do I need for the 7 days trekking to Annapurna Base Camp?
As per what type of equipment you need for the 7 days trekking, standard trekking gear will be sufficient. Most trekking equipment can be bought and rented from Kathmandu or even in Pokhara. We do advise you to make sure to check your equipment before leaving Kathmandu to start our trek to Annapurna Base Camp. With our office always available we also can help you with any type of gear that you do require, but just to be sure we’ll show you a list of what we think you should definitely have. Standard trekking gear includes; Good mountain shoes, comfortable socks, waterproof trekking back, water bottle sunglasses, a sleeping bag and if you have lesser experience trekking bring a pair of trekking sticks. Find a comprehensive packing list here.
How can I book 7 days short ABC trek?
Please send an email or fill up an online booking form on our website and send us a copy of your passport along with a 20 percent down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit processing, the rest we will do from our side.
Can I charge camera batteries along the trek?
Yes, in most places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2-3 for charging).