Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna base camp trek is great introductory trek that lead you the 10th highest peak’s Annapurna I base camp. Visit Himalaya Treks design 8 days Annapurna Base Camp trek for travels has limited time but willing to do Annapurna Base Camp trek.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration - 10 Days
Trekking Duration - 8 Days
Trekking Mode - Tea House Trek
Trip Level - Moderate
Max. Altitude - 4135 meters
Min. Group Size - 2+

Short Annapurna base camp trek is great introductory trek that leads you the base camp of 10th highest peak’s on the planet . Visit Himalaya Treks design Annapurna Base Camp trek for travels who has limited time but willing to do lifetime adventure surrounding the nearest mountain in Nepal.  The Short Annapurna Base Camp trek provides spectacular scenery the great beauty of nature as well as the unexpected trekking experience during the holidays in Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp  lies at a height of 4,135 meters above sea level and where mountaineers start their summit of Annapurna I (8,091 meters) , the 10th highest peak in the world. The Annapurna Base Camp trek trail traverses a variety of terrain ranging from glacier moraine and rice terraces to rocky stone steps and, along the way, offers an amphitheater of huge Himalayan peaks in front of you. In addition to the great scenery, of this trek takes you through the villages of the ethnic communities of Gurung and Magar. While this trek can be undertaken all year round, it is especially beautiful during spring as rhododendron flowers along the trail turn red, pink and white. The ABC is a classic trail and is recommended for anyone looking for a great trekking experience!

 The route we will folow.
After breakfast in your hotel in Kathmandu, we transfer you domestic airport for flight to Pokhara, better known by Lake City. Taking a short flight to Pokhara we will drive to Ghandruk about 2 and half  hours, and began our short Annapurna Base Camp trek from Ghandruk. We will trek via Komrong, Chomrong, Sinuwa, Bamboo, Dovan, Himalaya, Deurali, MBC, and ABC. After reaching Annapurna Base Camp, we will retrace following the same trail we walked earlier days toward to New Bridge and from New Bridge we will follow Modi Khola toward to Siwain (Kilyo). In Siwain (Kilyo) we will meet our land transport and drive back to Pokhara and end our Journey here.

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek’s  itinerary;
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m).
Day 02:  Fly to Pokhara and Drive to Ghandruk (1700m).
Day 03: Trek to Sinuwa 2360m (6 – 7 hours).
Day 04: Trek to Deurali 3230 (6-7 hours).
Day 05: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) 4130m (5-6 hours).
Day 60: Trek Back to Dobhan 2600m (5 -6 hours).
Day 07: Trek back to Jhinu Danda (Hot spring) 1780m, 5-6 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Siwain and Drive to Pokhara (820m) 3 hours trek and 2 hours’ drive.
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu 6-7 hours.
Day 10:  Departure from Kathmandu.

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

Detail Itinerary

Day 01
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m).
A representative from Visit Himalaya Treks with the company’s display board will greet you outside the arrival terminal and transfer you to your Hotel. The trek leader will meet the group for a meeting and provide a detailed briefing on the trek. All the required information regarding the trek would be provided. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast included).

Day 02
Day 02: Fly to Pokhara and Drive to Ghandruk (1700m).
After breakfast, we will drive to Kathmandu domestic airport from your Hotel, the short flight to Pokhara (about 25 minutes) and meet the crew and our land transport at Pokhara then drive to Kimche (about 2and half hour) and trek to Ghandruk about one hour easy trek. Stay overnight at Ghandruk at tea House. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner included).
Day 03
Day 03: Trek to Sinuwa 2360m (6 - 7 hours).
Today, you will trek from Ghandruk to Sinuwa (2360m), it’s about 6-7 hours of walk. In a beginning the gradually Climb leads up to Komrong Danda the trail onward from Komrong Danda is steep downhill to Komrong Khola (River) and after crossing the river the trail goes up to Romi Hill from where you can see the nice valley down below. And afterward the trail stay even up until Chhomrong, Chhomring is another nice and traditional Gurung village. From this village, you will trek down to the Chhomrong River and the final climb another two hours to Sinuwa. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner included).
Day 04
Day 04: Trek to Deurali 3230 (6-7 hours).
With clear weather breathtaking fishtail view can be seen from the sinuwa, walking through the lovely rhododendrons forest, with view of Fishtail this is one of the nice hikes in Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Walking along the Modi Khola river bank, in the deep valley gently altitude is gaining. Passing Bamboo, Dovan and Himalaya finally we arrive at Deurali about 7 hours trek. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner included).

Day 05
Day 05: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) 4135 m (5-6 hours).
Trek through the narrow valley Modi Khola River bank continue ascending toward to Machhapuchchhre Base Camp. Now Narrow Valley becomes wider and appearing snowcapped peaks surrounding us. Another good 3 hours walk from Machhapuchhre finally leads us to Annapurna Base Camp our final destination of the trip about 6 hours trek. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner included).
Day 06
Day 06: Trek Back to Dobhan 2600m (5 -6 hours).
Wake up early in the morning, explore the Annapurna Base Camp and around, with fascinating sunrise view over the Himalayas. Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, Khangsar Kang, Tarke Kang, Ganggapurna, Machhapuchhre view can be seen from the Annapurna Base Camp. Enjoying with views taking photographs have late breakfast, after breakfast we trek back to following the same trail toward to Dobhan stay overnight at tea house about 5 hours trek. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner included).
Day 07
Day 07: Trek back to Jhinu Danda (Hot spring) 1780m, 5-6 hours.
After breakfast trek back to Chhomrong following the same trail we walked earlier on our way up journey, continuing after Chhomrong trek steep downhill for about one hour to Jhinu and enjoy with hot spring. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner included).
Day 08
Day 08: Trek to Siwai and Drive to Pokhara (820m) 3 hours trek and 2 hours’ drive.
After breakfast trek to Siwain following the track toward to New Bridge. And after continue following the Modi Khola River toward to Siwain where we will meet our transport and drive to Pokhara. About 3 hours trek and 2 hours’ drive. Check in Hotel, Late afternoon visit Fewa Lake and around. (2 in sharing accommodation, breakfast, lunch, included).

Service Includes on trip cost.
01: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Domestic flight.
02: Pokhara to Kande Land transport by Private Car, Van, Bus.
03: Accommodation 2 in sharing basis, breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee while on trek.
04: Experience guide including his accommodation, food, salary.
05: Porter to carry your baggage (2 in sharing porter) Maximum baggage load 10 to 12 KG each clients.
06: Accommodation, food, salary, for porter.
07: Annapurna Conservation entry permits and TIMS Card.
08: Land transport Kimche (Kilyu) to Pokhara.
09: Guide, Porter Land transport – Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu.
10: Government taxes and service Charge.

Service Excludes on trip cost.
01: Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
03: Nepal entry visa Fees.
04: Personal expenses like, Shower, Laundry, Internet, Phone, Heater charge, Drinking water.
05: Tipping for Driver, Guide, and Porter.
06: Pokhara – Kathmandu transport cost (Flight 0r Land transport)
07:  Any other service mentioned then above includes section.

Gear List

Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen on safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
  • Thermal shirts/underwear
  • Nightwear thermals
  • Fleece/sweatpants
  •  Day-wear shirt/rain pants
  •  Trekking pants
  • Wind pants
  • Warm hat/balaclava
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Mittens/gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Torch / Flashlight
  • Quick drier Towel
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen 35++
  • Water purification
  • A set of Earplugs
  • Trekking Poles
  • Hiking Boots
  • Socks
  • First aid kit
  • Antiseptics
  • Camera and video camera
  • Betadine / Dettol.
  • Hand-plaster
  • Bandage
  •  Eye drop.
  • Eardrop
  •  Sinex.
  • Gauge
  • Cotton
  • Move / Spray
  • Digene
  • Diamox
  •  D-Cold
  • Vicks
  • Paracetamol
  • Medicine for diarrhea
  • Medicine for a toothache


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