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Australian Base Camp Trekking 5 Days

Price Start
USD 390  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking ?

Group Size
1-12
Trip Code:
NLTT-ACT-5
Accommodation:
Hotel/ Guest House/ Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1995 m
Season:
October through November and mid-March to mid-April
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Destination:
Nepal/Annapurna Region
Duration:
5
Grade:
Easy
Transportation:
local jeep/bus or private vehicle
Trip Attraction:

Australian Base Camp Pokhara City Tour

No of People Price
1-2 390
3-6 380
6 above 365

Trip Highlights

Australian Base Camp Trekking

 

Australian Base Camp Trekking beneath the world’s 10th highest Mt. Annapurna at 8,091 m and 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri at 8,167 m.

Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massive mountain range.

Dramatic variation from sub-tropic Mediterranean, alpine to arctic climate temperature and landscapes.

One of the most famous and short trips of all time, Australian Base Camp Trekking leaves you with the opportunity to be alive in the Annapurna region. This trekking is a soft and sweet goal for people with limited holiday time.

This is one of the shortest trekking routes in the Annapurna region. Combined with a scenic and easy trek to the valleys of Pokhara City. If you are searching for a break from the matrix of your daily life, this trekking can be the best option.

Follow the paths of locals and get into the countryside. See the life of locals in the multi-ethnic community nestling in the lap of the Himalayas. Moreover, this trek offers a superb viewpoint that is tranquil yet full of panoramic vistas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the beautiful Fishtail mountains.

More about Australian Camp Trekking 5 Days

This trekking can also be termed hiking. Visitors traverse further uphill through temperate forests of different deciduous trees. They encounter monkeys and other wild animals. The cool forest with rhododendron flowers and the lovely sound of the wilderness make your uphill walking effortless.

Once you are at the top of the Australian Base Camp, the grassy meadows offer you magnificent all  around views. The great atmosphere and the panoramic view of snow clad mountains and hilly landscapes far up on the horizon entice everyone. Enjoy the majestic Himalayas,  farmlands, multi-ethnic society, diversified forest environment, and much more during Australian Base Camp Trekking.

June through September is the monsoon season when as much as 70% of the annual rainfall occurs. This is also when rockfall and landslides are most likely to occur. That leaves two times when hiking the Australian Camp Trekking is best October through November and mid-March to mid-April.

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Itinerary

Once you arrive in Kathmandu, we will brief you about our upcoming trek. Then, we will head toward Pokhara via tourist bus or airplane according to your choice. We will live alongside the river into the jungle when we reach the city of lakes, Pokhara. You will enjoy your stay around nature here.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On this day, we will start with a drive to Phedi, where we commence the trek to the Australian camp.

The trail goes stiff, ascending through rhododendron forest over a prairie. The pleasant climate and superb panoramic views of Annapurna and Fishtail make for an energetic and easy trek. We then pass through the beautiful villages of Dhumpus and Pothana before reaching Australian Camp.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1995m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After enjoying the Australian Base Camp and majestic views of Annapurna, the trek begins through the forest and beautiful Dhampus Village. Descend to Dhampus Phedi and drive back to Pokhara. We will explore the lakeside in the evening.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a lovely breakfast, it is time to head back to Kathmandu. We will ride a comfy tourist bus to Kathmandu, ending our trekking. The views along the journey will be spectacular as we ascend toward the Kathmandu Valley. You can rest for the night or explore the city.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It would be quite a fantastic time with you guys, but it is time to bid farewell. We will transfer you to the Airport according to your scheduled flight. We hope to be your trekking partner for the next trip to Nepal.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

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What's Included

  • Airport pickup and drop services in a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu in Local Bus bus (optional flight)
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed and experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of guide and porter during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit carried by the guide
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • All the required permits and paper works
  • Mobile SIM Card that works all over Nepal and a map of the trekking region
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant

Optional Addons

  • Porter
  • Private Jeep

What's Not Included

  • International airfare and visa charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc.
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter
  • Services not mentioned or not promised in the itinerary
  • Tips for guides and porters

Did You Know?

~ Annapurna means “full of food,” significant to Hindus as the “Goddess of Harvest.”

~ Annapurna-I is the tenth-highest mountain in the world at 8,091 meters.

~ Annapurna was the first eight thousandar ever to be climbed in 1950.

~ The renowned Tilicho Lake lies in the Annapurna Region.

~ The successful climbing ratio of Annapurna is only 38%, making it the most dangerous 8000ar to climb.

How long is the Australian base camp trek?

Australian Base Camp typically comes with a 5-day pack. But can be also done in a shorter span of time, with minimum compromises. The trail throughout is a bit steep. You need to pass through a stone staircase for about 2 hours to reach the Australian Camp.

It is situated on the ridge and offers you a breathtaking view of great peaks such as Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Hiunchuli (6440m), and Lamjung Himal.

Why is it called the Australian camp?

Talking about the real name of the Australian Base Camp, was “Thulo Kharka” which meant big pasture. Being situated just 15 mins away from the all-time famous Annapurna Base Camp Trek. It slowly gained popularity.

It is said that around the late ’80s the people from Austria found it gorgeous, and they would spend days there. Moreover, since then people started to call it Australian Base Camp.

What is the Annapurna Australian base camp?

One of Nepal’s best secrets is what many like to call it. Just one day of the hike can take you to this gorgeous place. This foothill of Annapurna brings you the most beautiful view of the Himalayan region. Without any requirement for permits and TIMS cards. This trek is the best bang for the buck trek. Many people ignore this trek, and that is the reason for its unspoiled trail. Thus, a must-try trek.

What is the best time to go for the trek?

Not being at such a high Altitude, trekking at any time will be safe. But when it comes to those marvelous views for which you trek, these views are the most stunning around the months of September to November and from March to May.

With the best weather conditions, mild temperatures, and clear blue skies, trekking are really fun around these months of the year.

Is a guide necessary for the trek?

A trek with a guide is always the way to go. But for the Australian base camp, it being at such a low altitude and easy, A guide is not necessary. However, for the first-time trekker, a guide is recommended. A guide that can provide added safety and information, for your trek to be a great one.

What is the terrain like during the trek?

This diverse terrain during the Australian Base Camp is a mix of uphill and downhill sections, rocky trails, and streams to cross. A bit more physically demanding than you expect. But with a little help from a proper guide and assistance, you can conquer it. Moreover, you must be prepared for a physically demanding trek that may involve some scrambling and boulder hopping.

 

Are there any notable landmarks or scenic spots along the trek?

Full of scenic views and landmarks is what Australian Base Camp is famous for. With great scenic spots including mountain peaks, valleys, and glaciers. Be ready to experience a wholesome trek full of natural details.

The view of the Himalayan region includes some of the most famous peaks of all time. There is a lot that this trek has to offer. Trekkers will have the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular landscapes in the region and to experience the natural beauty of the area.

What are the physical and fitness requirements for the trek?

The Australian Base Camp is comparatively easy when compared with other treks that Nepal has to offer. At such a low altitude of only 2060, you get the most stunning views. However, the steep staircase and the trails are somewhat challenging.

So, it is important for trekkers to be in a good physical condition and have a great positive mindset. In conclusion, a basic level of fitness and prior experience with hiking and camping is recommended.

What kind of food and drink is available during the trek?

During the Australian Base Camp Trek, food and drink options will be limited to what is available at the lodges and campsites along the way. Trekkers should bring enough snacks and energy bars to supplement their diet, and it is recommended to bring a water filtration system or to buy bottled water. Tea, coffee, and simple meals such as soup and rice dishes are typically available at the lodges. But self-preparation is always better at such treks. 

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