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How much is the price for Hike the Annapurna?

Many Tourists ask always a similar question. How much is the price for going to the Annapurna trek?. It is very difficult to answer you straight but it’s very important to remember the following as your price will calculate on it.

The prime question is how do you go?. And how many days do you want to trek for?. What time of year are you planning to go?. October, November, March, April, and May are trek high season and slightly more expensive.

Who do you buy the trek from?. Travel agent? online group travel?, an online agent?, in-country guide?, local guide?. What type of trek do you want to do?. All-inclusive as a full board package or with a guide only?.

Just have in mind that the local trekking agency is an expert and arrange your trip perfectly according to your choice. So choose a local trek operator rather than a bigger international trek agency to make a decrease in price to go on Annapurna trekking. And selecting your trip with a Local trek operator agency, your price is cheaper and you are helping the local economy.

How much is the price for Hike the Annapurna?

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Price of booking to go Mount Annapurna trek online with a private company is probably the best way to make your trip cheaper. Trekking in Annapurna with the price ranges USD$ 800 all the way to USD$1,200 for an average 12 to 13 days trek.

Prices generally include all permits, Kathmandu – Pokhara single way flights. Also includes lodge accommodation, meals, a guide, and porters. Prices won’t include guest travel insurance, visa fees, or trekking equipment. The benefits of booking online are everything pre-arrange for your arrival. You can literally arrive in Kathmandu on day one and head out trekking on day two.

Some things like trek permits or Pokhara flights are not referred to and need to clarify in writing. Be aware that it is very important to be aware of “too good to be true prices” online. US$ 900 or even less for the base camp trekking with a “well-known” agency might well mean you’re joining another much larger group that can cause all types of problems later on. For example, people not showing up, no choice in accommodation, being with a big Group Departure Trek of another nationality you may not like, etc.

In 2018 it’s also important to be aware of Nepal’s fake helicopter rescue scam which is a link with very cheap treks offered online and in Nepal. Moral of the story? is read this blog page carefully and you’ll quickly calculate the price to go Annapurna on your own needs.

The Annapurna trek price classification or trip price breakdown

What is the best time of the year to trek Annapurna

For your clear understanding, we have the breakdown of all prices & budgets to go Annapurna treks. Flights to Pokhara airfare is roughly about US$ 120 per person for one way. Likewise, the guide is US$ 40 for each way.

However, the trekking lodge accommodation price is generally starting US$ 3 to US$ 15 per night. But they depend upon the lodge quality that you are choosing the standards. Choose a clean lodge price of US$ 3 per person per night.

Furthermore, hot showers are not included in accommodation prices. So, prepare to pay US$2 for a hot shower. Maybe during the offseason, the price of a single room goes a little down. And it’s easier to bargain a little bit for better prices.

There’s also an hourly charging fee for batteries or devices that will set you back about US$2. There are also WIFI internet charges ranging from US$ 2 to US$ 5. And even then the service is very slow. It’s best to send a message home to let them know that you are okay.

Moreover, the Meals & water prices on the Annapurna Base Camp route is depends. Nepali Dal Bhat at the start of a trek can start at US$ 2 and at the high camp go for US$ 9. One liter of bottled water on average price is about US$ 2.

Likewise, the Permits cost for the Sanctuary Annapurna – conservation Annapurna permit price US$ 28 while a TIMS card costs US$ 20. If you are on hiking with an agency? the TIMS cost goes down to US$ 10.

In addition, renting a guide to go Annapurna trek is dependent upon the high season and low season. The trekking guide hire price generally starts from US$ 20 to US$ 30 per day. Generally speaking the higher the price of your local guide the better they should be. They’ll put safety first, have a good knowledge of the environment and over decades of experience, etc.

Thus, these prices only apply to local guides. Porter-guide price to go usually costs $20 to 25 per day including their Insurance. The cost of hiring a porter guide is depending upon the trek route you choose. If you find all this enormous are complicated, do consider booking your trip with a local trek agency Gokyo Treks.

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