Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is designed to lead you to the base of the world's tenth highest mountain, Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) in a short period of time. This a perfect package for anyone looking to explore the stunning Annapurna Base Camp but do not have enough time to go on long treks. The trail is extremely adventurous as it passes through lush forests, where you get to observe diverse vegetation. Along with that, you walk through picturesque villages crossing lovely streams and thrilling bridges.
Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers panoramic views of numerous Himalayan mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Gangapurna, Tent Peak, Barahi Shikhar, etc. Enjoying gorgeous landscape, you traverse along Annapurna Sanctuary, which is home to hundreds of flora and fauna. While staying and passing through villages, you get a chance to witness the daily lifestyle of the locals along with their culture & tradition.
If you are a new trekker, then Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking can get a little difficult for you because of frequent ascents and descents. You will be walking 6 to 7 hours a day while gaining altitude. You are supposed to be in good health while having decent physical fitness and determination. You do not need to have prior trekking experience to go on Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, but if you have any short of trekking/hiking experience the journey will be less tedious.
Even though you do not have sufficient time to go on regular Annapurna Base Camp Trek, we want you to relish all the major attractions of the region. Therefore, we have crafted our Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary in a way to allow you to experience all the essence of the beautiful Annapurna region while staying tight on time. We will make sure this short venture becomes the best memory of your's in Nepal. Get in touch with us to now Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek cost or for further information, we would love to welcome you.
Duration: -- 7 days
Trip Difficulty: Moderate
Transportation: Tourist Bus/Van
Trip Style: Trekking
Accommodation: Hotel & Lodge
Min. Age: 10
Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek route
There are many routes that will take you to Annapurna Base Camp. However, the most general 7 days route goes something like this:
Adventurous trail that passes through lush forests and fine mountain villages
Get to see diverse vegetation and might be wildlife on the way, as the trail moves along Annapurna Sanctuary
Explore beautiful Ghandruk village
Learn about Gurung’s culture and tradition
Reach Annapurna Base Camp
Witness stunning scenery throughout the trek
See panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalayas like Annapurna range, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Gangapurna, Tent Peak, Mt. Hiunchuli, etc
Day 01:Drive to Nayapul (1010m/1.5 hours) and trek to Ghandruk. (4 hrs.)
Day 02:Trek from Ghandruk to sinuwa.
Day 03:Trek from sinuwa to himalaya
Day 04:Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)(4131m)
Day 05:Trek from ABC back to bamboo
Day 06:Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hill
Day 07:Trek from Jhinu Hill to Nayapul (1070m), and then Drive back to Pokhara (884m)
Three time food in a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) while you are on trekking.
Tea House accommodation during the trek.
Professional English speaking trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism) his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments etc.
Deluxe Tourist Bus Ticket to Pokhara then Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Annapurna conservation permits & TIMS Permits.
Tourist service charge, Vat.
One map of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking for the group
International airfare and Nepal Visa Fees.
airport pick up and drop off.
Nepal Travel insurance.
Food and accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Travel/Medical insurance and Emergency evacuation cost if needed.
Personal expenses such as phone call, drinks, donation, souvenirs etc.
Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
Tips for guide, porter (it is expected).
Day 01Drive to Nayapul (1010m/1.5 hours) and trek to Ghandruk. (4 hrs.)From pokhara, it around one hour drive to nayapul. After that you will passing a way through bank of of modi koha for a while till brethanti. after that hike to hile, seuli bazzar and all step climb up to Ghandruk.
Day 02Trek from Ghandruk to sinuwa.After breakfast at Ghandruk, we move down gradually along forests of rhododendrons, cross the river and ascend to reach a Gurung village. From here, a straight climb takes us to Chhomrong a beautiful village situated in the lap of the Annapurna region. Continuous to hike till sinuwa. Overnight stay at a guest house.
Day 03Trek from sinuwa to himalaya The walk from sinuwa to Himalaya is a silent one as big noises are not allowed in the jungle in regard to a temple sites along the way. After a short walk along the jungle, followed by an easy downhill, we reach Bamboo.The route first comprises bamboo forests and then changes to rhododendron forests and contains plenty of waterfalls and stream. Upon reaching Himalaya, clearings appear and glacier rivers are visible along the trail. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 04Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)(4131m)From himalaya, the trail passes through a bank of river, and after a tedious climb, we reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Surrounded by snowcapped mountains on all sides, views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Himchuli etc are very rewarding. The way to ABC is wider with scanty vegetation. As the area is prone to avalanches, caution should be taken on possible dangers. Up from MBC, mountain view unveils to clarity. Annapurna Base Camp gives an awe-inspiring view of the snow-covered mountains including the Annapurna range, Singuchuli, Macchhapuchhre, Tent Peak etc. Overnight stay at a guesthouse. Overnight stay at the base camp.
Day 05Trek from ABC back to bambooAfter viewing a beautiful sunrise from ABC, we head back following the same trail through MBC, Deurali, Himalaya and Bamboo all the way. Mostly downhill, the trail is an easy walk. Overnight stay at bamboo.
Day 06Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hill we move ahead to Chomorong. After a descent of about 45 min, we reach Jhinu. Jhinu is known for its natural Hot Spring where you can take a relaxing bath. The spring is a 30 min steep walk from the guesthouse. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.
Day 07Trek from Jhinu Hill to Nayapul (1070m), and then Drive back to Pokhara (884m)Taking the route along the Modi Khola, the relaxing walk continues for about five hours as we reach Birethanti and then to Nayapul. From Nayapul, we drive back to Pokhara and stay overnight in a hotel.
You can take sharing jeep near from jhinu.