Best Season for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The spring and autumn seasons are the most preferred time for 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal. During the months of spring season (March- May) the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. You will experience moderate temperature, clear sky and breathtaking views the Himalayas. As this also the time for rhododendron blooms, you will be walking through the beautiful rhododendron forests. The autumn season is the best time to do the budget Annapurna base camp trek. During the months of autumn season (Sept- Nov) the weather is stable, with clear skies and warm days. The days are sunny and the morning and nights will be chilly. You will get the beautiful views of the breathtaking mountains throughout the trek. The trekking trails will be extremely crowded and you will be meeting trekkers from different countries during these seasons.
The monsoon season is not appropriate for the 13 days budget Annapurna Base camp Trek. During the months of Monsoon season (June- Aug) the weather is in bad condition most of the time and the temperature is too hot. You will also experience frequent rainfalls during this season which will make the trails muddy and slippery. If you want to do the budget Annapurna base camp trek in monsoon season you need to be prepared and have right gears as it will be a bit challenging. The winter season is the coldest time in Nepal. During the months of winter (Dec- Feb) the weather is extremely cold in the Himalayas. You will experience the heavy snowfalls. However, the views of the mountains are spectacular in this season. You can enjoy the trek in peaceful nature in the winter. Due to the snowfalls and cold weather, it might be challenging to trek. If the cold weather doesn’t bother you then it is the best time for you to explore the trekking trails. However, you can enjoy the beautiful views of the snowy mountains in this season and the trekking trails are less crowded.
Packing lists for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Here are the lists of some of the most necessary equipment for the 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek:
- Down jackets, rain coat, wind proof jacket, quick dry t-shirt
- Long sleeve shirt, trekking trousers, trekking boots, warm socks
- Hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses, under wears
- Cell phone, cameras, torch light, power banks, water bottles
- Face wipes, quick dry towel, sanitizer, toiletries
- Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, hair brush, etc.
- Medical kits, water purification tablets
- Extra money and many other necessary personal equipment and valuable
Accommodations during budget Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
When you will be staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara the hotels provide amazing facilities. But when the trek starts you will be staying at the tea houses/ lodges. You will have a lot of teahouses along the 13 days Budget Annapurna base camp trekking trail with all the basic requirements you need. The tea houses provide good foods, comfortable beds, hot showers and clean toilets. The trekkers will enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals.
Foods during Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The trekkers will enjoy the foods and meals on the lodges and teahouses on 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek. The teahouses have varieties of delicious foods. The most recommended and popular dish is local Nepalese Khana set dal bhat achaar. Beside this you can also find other tasty foods like: noodles, eggs, pasta, momos, chips, etc. There are also varieties of hot drinks and cold drinks. You can choose anything from the menu according to your wish.
Drinking water on the Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
During the budget Annapurna base camp trek, the safe drinking water is available in the lodges, teahouses and shops. We suggest you to carry your own water bottles while trekking. You can buy the boiled waters in the teahouses and fill the tap water. You should drink tap water only after purification. Boiled water is the best and safest option in the 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek.
WIFI, electricity and hot shower facilities on Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The teahouses and lodges have the facilities like: WIFI, electricity services during budget Annapurna base camp trek. The WIFI and electricity services at the higher altitudes are not much reliable. For the usage of WIFI, electricity and hot showers you need to pay extra cost.
Difficulty level of Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The 13 days budget Annapurna Base Camp is a moderate level of trek. You have to walk at least 7 hours a day during the trek. The trekkers have to be physically and mentally fit and determined to complete this trek. You don’t need any technical experience for the Annapurna base camp trek. The trek is physically demanding at higher altitudes so you can prepare by jogging, swimming and other exercises before the trek.
Guides and porters for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
For your safety and comfort during the 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek, we provide the best professional guides and strong porters. Travelling with the guide will be fun and easier to communicate with the locals. The guides know the best routes, locals and their cultures which will be a great advantage in the trek. Likewise, the porters will carry your heavy bags and keep them safe throughout the trek. While trekking you might face some injuries or difficulties; at that time the guides will look after you and help you. Having a guide and porter for the 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek is great as you will be enjoying the trek with proper safety and security.
Trekking permits for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The trekkers need to have two kinds of permits for 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek and they are: ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit) and TIMS (Trekkers Information Management Systems) permit.
Travel insurance for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The travel insurance is mandatory for the 13 days Annapurna base camp trek. There are chances of altitude sickness and many other unexpected incidents while doing the Annapurna base camp trek. So, it is best to have good travel insurance that covers medical expenses and emergency helicopter rescues. To be safe and secured, Welcome Nepal Treks highly recommend you to have travel insurance for the budget Annapurna base camp trek.
Tips for guides and porters in Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The tips are the reward in form of money or gifts to the services provider for their great work and services. In these 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek, you will receive great help and outstanding services from the guides and porters. The tipping is not compulsory for the trek but is expected by the guides and porters after providing you the best services throughout the trek. If you liked their services then you can reward them with small number of tips. The tips will make them happy and encourage them to work even better. Overall, the tipping during 13 days budget Annapurna circuit trek completely depends on your choice and wish.
Why to do 13 days Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek is a very popular economical trekking package. The trek offers the views of numerous breathtaking mountains like: Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri, fishtail, Annapurna ranges and many more. The hike to Poon hill is the main highlight of the trek as trekkers will be fascinated by mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views over the snowcapped Himalayas. Moreover, you will be amazed by witnessing the diversity of cultures, traditions and unique lifestyles of Nepalese people. You will be thrilled by the natural beauty and adventurous trekking journey at the best rate.
Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Budget Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Welcome Nepal Treks is a well-organized local tours and trekking agency in Nepal. We organize the 13 days budget Annapurna base camp trek at the best price with high quality services. We are a team of professional with experience of many years in the field of trekking and tourism. We provide professional and much trained and well experienced guides and porters to make your trekking journey enjoyable and fun. We also customize the itinerary as per the customer request. Our client’s safety and happiness are our utmost priority. From picking up in airport, lodging, transportation to dropping at the airport for departure; everything will be done in professional ways. We serve our customers with the best services and hospitality.