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Annapurna Base Camp Short Trekking

Trip code
Package name Annapurna Base Camp Short Trekking
Duration 8
Max. elevation 4135.00 m
Transportation Private Vehicle (Pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara)
Accomodation Lodge/Guest House during the trekking
Starts at Pokhara
Ends at Pokhara
Trip route Pokhara-Nayapul-Ghandruk village-Chomrong-Dovan-Machhapuchare Base Camp-Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)-Jhinu village-Nayapul-Pokhara
Cost USD 699 per person



‘adventure within scenic Sanctuary and in the heart of Annapurna at base camp’

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trekking a perfect way to be close to Himalayan Mountains in less than duration of time within a week, an ideal walk for travellers with limited times in Nepal but with dreams to reach on the base of world highest mountains.

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking takes you to its scenic country walking from low warm farm areas to reach cooler alpine hills with constant views of high Annapurna peaks in the harmony of local villages enriched with time-less culture and age-old custom of great interest.

Walk leads into beautiful country enclosed by lovely green forest of tall rhododendron and pine trees with overnight stop in local villages lodge with opportunity to soak into local traditional farm life.

Journey continues into deep gorge of Modi River to reach a wide open plateau at Annapurna Sanctuary encircled by series of high peaks of Annapurna Himalaya range.

On reaching at scenic sanctuary where short walk leads you right in the heart of Mt. Annapurna at base camp, the one and only base in whole Himalaya with facilities of nice and cozy lodge right beneath towering giant mountains.

Enjoying time overlooking dramatic views of mighty peaks and then back to Chomrong on the same trail, and then taking an alternative route with visit to Jhinu village to refresh in its hot natural spring before heading back to Pokhara after a great adventure and experience on Annapurna Base Camp Short Trekking.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive to Nayapul start walk to Ghandruk village 1,930 m- 05 hrs.

After a pleasant overnight stop at Pokhara facing views of Annapurna Himalaya range of mountains with Machhapuchare peaks 'Fish Tail', having hearty breakfast in the hotel then drive beyond Pokhara to commence our first day walks.

Journey with grand views of Annapurna heading past farm villages and towns and then reaching Bhirethati, one of the most charming village around Annapurna area.

From here walk starts following Modi River for short walk around low and warmer farm areas and then on stone steps uphill to reach at Gurung village Ghandruk.

At Ghandruk overnight in a nice comfortable lodge with view of Annapurna peaks with time to visit around this nice Gurung village, which is also a gateway to many trekking and adventure around Annapurna areas.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 2 : Trek to Chomrong 2,170 m - 06 hrs.

From Ghandruk morning walk up at the village top and then on gradual path for short-while soon our route picks to a climb to reach at Kimrong Danda (ridge) with some Tea-House and Lodge. Here with short break downhill into cool forested trails to reach the valley floor of Kimrong River with its nice farm village located in this peaceful valley, from here climbs starts for an hour or more to reach a hill top.

After the climb on gradual winding path paved with fine stone work to reach above Chomrong village and then a short descend to reach our overnight place within nice and large village of Chomrong. A large Gurung village similar to Ghandruk which is the last permanent human settlement on route to Annapurna base camp within sanctuary.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 3 : Trek to Dovan 2,630 m - 06 hrs.

After Chomrong on downhill to cross a bridge over Chomrong river with uphill to Sinuwa danda (ridge) with couple of Tea-House and shops, where walk leads into deep forested areas on winding ups and then descend into dense woodland with bamboo grooves to a place called also as Bamboo.

A small settlement to cater the needs of the trekkers with many good lodges located in a river gorge surrounded by forest of rhododendron-pines and bamboo.

From the Bamboo place walk is gradual into woods with easy ups to reach at Dovan for overnight stops in a small remote and isolated place with few lodges for travelers.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 4 : Trek to Machhapuchare Base Camp 3,700 m - 06 hrs.

Slowly our adventure leads closer to our aim and highlight as walk leads into winding ups into forest past a lonely place called Himalaya Hotel, located next to large overhanging cave Hinko which is directly beneath Annapurna South and Huin-Chuli peaks.

From Himalaya Hotel downhill near Modi River then with short climb to reach at Deurali where tall tree lines stops for short alpine bushes, walk carries on uphill following Modi river right up to our overnight stop at Machhapuchare base camp located at the bottom of majestic North Face of Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 5 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4,130 m - 03 hrs.

An easy and short day morning walk to Annapurna base camp, as from Machhapuchare where Annapurna Sanctuary starts right up to base camp, walk leads to short ups to reach a level ground on a huge field or a plateau within Sanctuary enclosed by array of peak and soon walk leads to a welcome sign-post of Annapurna Base Camp.

Reaching our final destination and highest spot at above 4,130 m high situated beneath towering Mt. Annapurna and range of other peaks of Vara-Shikar, Gangapurna with Annapurna South.

Annapurna Base Camp, one and only base camp in whole Himalaya region with facility of nice and cozy lodge including nice food menu and rooms facing amazing views of Annapurna peaks.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 6 : Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo 2,345 m - 06 hrs.

Enjoying lovely and pleasant scenic times at Annapurna base camp a long walk of near six hours leads you downhill with short ups to reach at Bamboo and back into tall tree lines and lush vegetation, after being on arctic zone climate at Annapurna base camp and sanctuary.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 7 : Trek to Jhinu village 1,780m with Hot Spring - 06 hrs.

Return journey back to Chomrong with ups and downhill trail, from Chomrong hill top our route diverts to another fresh new trail to reach at nice hill village at Jhinu located on a ridge with grand scenery of rolling hills and mountains.

Jhinu provides refreshing natural hot-spring for interested people which is a mere distance downhill of half hour to the hot spring with two nice warm pools close to raging Modi-River.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 8 : Trek to road head and drive to Pokhara-05 hrs.

Our last day of trekking, where morning leads to a nice pleasant walks downhill within low and warmer farm and paddy fields areas, where interesting drive takes you at scenic and beautiful Pokhara for overnight stops by famous serene Lake Phewa.

Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch), Tea/Coffee


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