Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
|Duration : 10 days||Accommodation : Standard | deluxe hotel | Lodges|
|Season : Sept – June||Transport : Jeep | Local bus|
About Annapurna Base Camp Trek
If you want to explore the mountains in a short time, the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek is the finest trek. It’s a shorter route to make your trip to the Sanctuary of Annapurna. Plunge into the Annapurna’s natural beauty! The trek’s splendor is undeniably astonishing. Explore the landscape of Nepal in a stunning natural and Himalayan nature barrage. Wander through rural settlements and mountain villages located on the Himalayan foothills. Experience the culture of indigenous Magar and Gurung along the way.
What are the highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek?
The Short Trek Annapurna Base Camp includes many highlights and attributes. It nicely blends the region’s nature and cultural elements. Start the trip with a brief picturesque journey to Pokhara. It’s Nepal’s tourist hub. Enjoy the lake side town’s unique environment. In addition, at each bend of the route you will be in the company of the Annapurna massif. Many adjacent mountain peaks create a drastic presence along the trip as well.
Likewise, trek to many communities and villages that are ethnic and prominent. Trek to destinations such as Tikhe Dhunga, Sinuwa, Ghorepani, Jhinu Dhanda. You will get near to enjoying and observing the people’s local cultural traditions. Likewise, trek to Poon Hill, the region’s most popular viewpoint. Revel in Poon Hill’s panoramic vision of the entire Annapurna Mountain massif. Enjoy the sunrise in the mountains of Annapurna and observe the mountains change their colours as the rays pass over them
Consequently, experience a lovely soothing dip in Jhinu’s natural hot tub. Jhinu Dhanda’s hot spring is said to have innate ailment remedies. Surround yourself along the tour in the simplicity of the trans-Himalayan environment. Take close up in the mountains ‘ wonder. Trek through red rhododendron and bamboo trees to incredible pasturelands and terrace houses in the same way. The trek’s virtues are unlimited!
When is the Best Time to do the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek?
The best time to do the Short Trek Annapurna Base Camp is during autumn and spring seasons. From March to May the spring season will last. The autumn season, identically, lasts from September to December. These two seasons are perfect for trekking. They give the finest mountain sights and clear valley views. You can also check our alternative offers for Treks region of Annapurna in the same manner.
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DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU, NEPAL
You will be welcomed by one of the officials of our company upon your arrival. He’ll assist your transfer to your Kathmandu lodging. Today there are no scheduled events, so you can rest and get your bearings at the hotel. Further plans and programs about the journey will also be briefed to you by the official.
Day 02 - Fly to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) 25-min then trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/49035ft) Duration: 5 hrs
Pokhara provides beautiful views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, five Annapurna mountains and more. Many Pokhara lakes offer fishing, boating and swimming, the city itself is famous as a lake city. Pokhara is located in the center of Nepal, located in a beautiful natural heritage region. The valley is packed with beautiful vegetation, swift rivers running and transparent, sparkling lakes littered. It is one of Nepal’s major town. To provide a ideal gateway from the cities ‘ chaotic lives. Pokhara is the privileged with one of the world’s most spectacular sceneries. A 140 Km Panorama consisting of majestic peaks of the Himalayas seen close enough to be touched on a clear day. If Kathmandu is Nepal’s culture hub, then the adventure center is Pokhara.
From Pokhara, we will drive through the big village of Lumle to Nayapul (42 km) by car / taxi and hike to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town for about 20 minutes. The route follows Birethanti’s main road, passing through forests of bamboo and past a big waterfall and swimming hole. The route enters Ramghai, beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, where you will have lunch. The path gradually rises up the side of the valley after lunch, approaching Tikhe Dhunga. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at the guesthouse.
Day 03 - Trek to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft) Duration: 7 hrs
The road passes a stream from Tikhe Dhunga on a suspended bridge close the Tikhe Dhunga camp site. The trail ascends to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2080 m a high stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps). The path rises softly across pastures and cultivated areas above the village.
There’s a rest and water campsite over Ulleri after an hour’s hike. The route runs through two glittering streams before climbing to Nangethanti for a short final climb where we halt for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali term that means “place of rest.” The path can be filled with snow during the winter. We will climb from Nangethanti to Ghorepani at 2850 m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167 m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6940 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m) and Tarke Kang (7193 m). Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at the guesthouse.
Day 04 - Hiking -Poonhill (3210m/10528ft), trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 6 hrs
We’re going to get up soon this morning and trek to Poon Hill. From here you’ll see a beautiful sunrise view and a panoramic Himalayan scenery including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. We will return to Ghorepani after touring Poonhill, have a warm breakfast, and proceed to walk to Tadapani. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at the guesthouse.
Day 05 - Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m/7575ft) Duration: 6 hrs
The trail provides excellent views of the upper Modi valley from Tadapani Gurjung. The route then begins the long climb raised above the Modi Khola’s western bank. We visit the Chhomrong village nestled at Himal Chuli’s very foundation. The trail goes down from Chhomrong to Chhomrong Khola and then the route starts a slow ascent as we move for the day to our destination. Guesthouse overnight, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 06 - Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m/10330ft) Duration: 6 hrs
We walk about 2 1/2 to 3 hours to Kuldi Ghar. There is a clearing in the forest a little further on, from there the path runs very steeply down a rock bank and then leveling out, passing through bamboo thickets at the edge of the gorge, always keeping on the west side of the river. We run by Tomo’s pasture and then the gorge’s very neck at Barah pantheon, where a tiny path and a shrine are located. The trail goes up to the Himalayas. Guesthouse overnight, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 07 - Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m/13810ft) Duration: 5 hrs
Today we drive near the base base camp of Machhapuchhre (which is not really a base camp since it is not allowed to enter the mountain) to the base camp of Annapurna. This region is called the Sanctuary of Annapurna because it is completely enclosed by mountains. From here, there is a two-hour walk to the base camp of Annapurna, offering amazing views. Guesthouse overnight, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 08 - ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft) Duration: 7 hrs
Today we follow the same trail down to the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo at 2,345 m where there are a few teahouse / lodges accessible to stay at. Guesthouse overnight, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 09 - Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (hot spring) (1780m/5840ft) Duration: 6 hrs
Today, up to Chhomrong, we take the same route. There is an experimental sheep farm once we have crossed Khuldighar, the path remains through areas of rhododendron and bamboo. The path descends very steeply from Chhomrong to the hot spring of Jhinu, where you can swim in natural hot springs. Guesthouse overnight, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 10 - Jhinu Danda to Kathmandu (1370m/4495ft) Duration: 2 hrs walk, 2 hrs drive and 25-min flight
From the hot springs of Jhinu, we walk to Matque / Siwai on the right side of Modi Khola, then ride to Pokhara and catch the latest flight to Kathmandu. Hotel overnight, including breakfast and dinner.
Day 11 – Farewell
You will be transported to the airport three hours before your scheduled flight by one of the officials from our company, from where you will leave with lovely travel experiences.
- All ground transportations by private vehicle including airport transfers
- Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Round trip flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu including departure taxes
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- One highly experienced, helpful & friendly guide, porter (a porter between 2 clients)& their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance etc.
- Duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
- T – shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
- A comprehensive first aid medical kit
- Annapurna conservation and TIMS Fees- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 3 passport photographs)
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
- Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
- Hot showers during the trek
- All kind of cold drinks e.g. water, coke, fanta, juice etc.
- Personal trekking equipment
- Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
Cost & Dates
Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.