About Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is renowned for its trekking popularity in Nepal and its neighbor areas. The tallest mountain peak Mount Everest is situated here that makes people joins the trekking activities. Rich mountain vistas, spellbound Gurung villages make this Annapurna trek that much eventful. Trekking is one of the popular and most preferred sporting activities that have worldwide fan follower. For high octane and thrilling experience, you need to practice and raring to go for the Short Annapurna Base Camp Hike. Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek known as Short ABC Trek. also.

Lead up to the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek, people that want to go with trekking can settle for after knowing the obstacles and possible hurdles that they most likely encounter with while they long walk down the line. There are trekking guidelines or notification for each individual trekker. For cold and chilly condition you have to extra careful while doing the trekking. Snowfall also might cause you wary as most trekking routes would be either snowfall covered which not an ideal way to begin your trekking preparation.

There are  Annapurna Base Camp Short Trekking routes that any trekkers would find rather easier way to reach closer to Mount Everest, Annapurna base camp trek etc. The entire trekking itinerary is round up with your arrival at Kathmandu airport to final departure. The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is indeed a fascinating sport which if people abide by the health checklist then they can experience a lifetime memory and worth an effort practice.

High altitude and tallest mountain peak challenge most trekkers as more you go upstairs or upper base camp trek the more you start feeling succumb to uneasy and health complaints. Therefore before you begin the trekking, know the trekking routes well and figure out where to start the trekking.

Highlights

  • Scenic view from Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Sunrise tour in Poonhill.
  • Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house.
  • Eye catching waterfalls.
  • Gurung culture and their lifestyle.
  • Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Machhapuchhre Base Camp.
  • Explore beautiful city Pokhara.

Day to Day Itinerary

Arrival at Kathmandu for the ultimate hunt for an adventurous trekking experience in Nepal. After completing all your legal formalities at the airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and thereafter they will take you to the hotel for a day rest and briefing.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1400m.

Today we take a 30 mins flight to Pokhara, from where we will drive up via Nayapul (1070m) to Ghandruk (1940m), 4-5 hours drive. Our trek begins from here the next day. The road follows through the beautiful vibrant forests and village along with the view of stunning snowy Annapurnas. We will take a break for the rest of the day at Ghandruk and enjoy the view.

Overnight in Ghandruk. 


  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Ghandruk.
  • Altitude: 1940m.

Today begin with Ghandruk to Chhomroung which takes 5 to 6 hours. You will be amazed to know that Chhomrong has some more amazing view and the reason behind it is that the mountains are closer.
Overnight in Chhomrong.


  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Chhomrong.
  • Altitude: 2170m.

Chhomrong to bamboo would be your next trek routes for 4-5 hours. This day of trekking will begin with some steep downhill walk and this will be continued until or unless you cross the river that is spanned by a suspension bridge.
Overnight in Bamboo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Bamboo.
  • Altitude: 2310m.

Our day starts off from bamboo to Deurali for 3- 4 hours it generally takes. You can only exit the deep forest after reaching the Himalaya Hotel. While leaving the forest you can enjoy the spectacular view of the river and its landscape.
Overnight in Deurali.


  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Deurali.
  • Altitude: 3230m.

After that, you can reach Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre base camp for 5 to 6 hours. Moreover, you will be astonished to know that today will be the most challenging trek of the tour. You will also come across the Annapurna sanctuary that will give some stunning view of the surrounding peaks.
Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Altitude: 4130m.

Next day, Annapurna base camp to bamboo would be your next route in this trekking schedule. Now you will have to walk on the known territory which is back to Bamboo. This will not be tough as it is mostly downhill.
Overnight in Bamboo.


  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Bamboo.
  • Altitude: 2340m.

You can say that this will be a bit of uphill walking but at the same time you will also be balanced by the nice downhill that descent into Chhomrong Khola. Bamboo to Jhinu Danda normally takes 5 to 6 hours.
Overnight in Jhinu Dada.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge/ Teahouse.
  • Location: Jhinu Danda.
  • Altitude: 1760m.

Trek to nayapul and then drive to pokhara for 6hours trek. After completion of your trek a vehicle will pick you from the place and will take you to Pokhra, where you will have to spend your night along with the local food of the place.
Overnight in Pokhara.


  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Pokhara.
  • Altitude: 1400m.

On day 10 of the trekking schedule, Drive to Kathmandu. Probably, you can say that this will be the last day of your tour, which is entirely scheduled to take rest before back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.


  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1400m.

After the grueling schedule it is the time to get ready for final departure. Himalayan Asia Treks Staff will be transferred to the airport in order to get your flight for your destination.

  • Meals: Breakfast.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara in best Three Star hotel.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private and Kathmandu-Pokhara by flight Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus ).
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of international flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips(Not mandatory but expected).
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Short Nepal Information:

Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.

Weather:

Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as Cold season so it’s not good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable trekking package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.

Currency:

The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.

Insurance:

We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

Meals Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 20 kg .

Personal Expenses Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
  • While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

What do I need for trekking/ Packing list :

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Light weight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Light weight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flash light
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.