You have one week to spend in Nepal, but you’re really interested in reaching the Base Camp of Annapurna. This is a completely achievable trip with our Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Whether you have two weeks or one week for trekking, you can do it depending on your timeframe. Based on your holiday time and preferences, we can select the best itinerary from the available options.
Typically, trekking to Annapurna Base Camp takes takes 9 to 10 days, including the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. However, due to road accessibility these days, we can shorten the ABC Trek and opt for the Short Trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Regarding a short-duration trek to ABC, we have two perfect itineraries. One is 5-day trek and another one is 7-day trek to ABC.
The Annapurna Base Camp is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers, offering breathtaking views, diverse landscapes, and an unforgettable experience. It is a renowned trekking route located in the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal.
In this package, we highlight the wonders of the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, which is a condensed version of the classic route. This trek allows trekkers to immerse themselves in the majestic beauty of the region within a shorter timeframe, ranging from 5 to 7 days.
Review of Trail – Why Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek ?
Those who want a shorter trek but want to see the Annapurna range, including Annapurna I, should consider the short version of the ABC trek. The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is perfect for those who want to trek to the base of the 10th tallest peak in the world in 4 nights and 5 days from Pokhara.
Best Itinerary for SHORT ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK
The itinerary for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek can vary based on the chosen route and mode of transportation, such as between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Our itinerary offers the three most popular options, including the classic ABC trek and the latest trend of a shorter trek to the base camp. These options include a 5-day shortest trek, a 7-day short itinerary, and a 9-day itinerary that includes both the ABC trek and Poon Hill. Without further ado, let’s jump into its itinerary.
Which itinerary is best for ABC (5 days, 7 days, or 9 days)?
The best itinerary for you depends on your personal preferences. For those who have a two-week vacation, a 9-day package that includes two of the most popular routes in the Annapurna Region is ideal. You can spend the remaining time exploring the city of Kathmandu.
For those who have a limited time frame of 5 to 7 days for trekking and want to visit the base camp, the 5-day shortest itinerary or the 7-day short itinerary is the best option. This 7-day trek begins in Dhampus and ends in Modkyu.
SHORTEST ITINERARY [ IN 5 DAYS ]
|Day 1||Drive from Pokhara to Samrung and trekking to Sinuwa||2320m||7 to 8 hr|
|Day 2||Trekking from Sinuwa to Deurali||3200m||6 to 7 hr|
|Day 3||Trekking from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp(ABC)||4130m||6 to 7 hr|
|Day 4||Trekking from ABC to Bamboo||2310m||7 to 8 hr|
|Day 5||Trekking to Samrung and drive to Pokhara||850m||7 to 8 hrs|
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Very Short ITINERARY ( 5 DAYS ) IN DETAIL:
Day 1: Drive from Pokhara to Samrung and Trekking to Sinuwa
Today is our first day of the 5-day ABC trek. We will drive from Pokhara to Samrung and then trek to Sinuwa (3-4 hours). Along the way, we will pass through Ghanruk Village, with stunning views. After reaching Samrung, we will ascend to Chomrong and then to Sinuwa. Overnight in Sinuwa.
- 3 to 4 Hour
- 3.5 to 4 hour
Day 2: Trekking from Sinuwa to Deurali
Today marks our second day of trip. On this day, we will trek from Sinuwa to Deurali. After crossing Sinuwa village, we will walk through rhododendron and bamboo forests, with impressive views of Mount Machhapuchhre along the way. Before reaching Kuldighar, we will be under the shade of green forests for most of the way.
At Kuldighar, we will take a short break and descend the steep stone staircase to Bamboo. After a 4-5 hour walk from Bamboo, we will reach Deurali. Overnight in Deurali.
- 6 to 7 Hour
Day 3: Trekking from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
Today is the third day of the short ABC trek, and it is the most anticipated day of our entire 5-day trip. Because on this day, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp.
The trek from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp is more difficult than the previous days due to the high altitude. It takes around 3.5-4 hours to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. After a 2-hour walk from Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp.
From ABC, you will get a 360-degree view of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Baraha Sikhar, Tent Peak, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Gandravchuli, and Machhapuchhre. You can also see colorful prayer flags, shimmering glaciers, and diverse landscapes. Enjoy an overnight stay in a teahouse at ABC.
- Annapurna Base Camp
- 5 to 6 Hour
Day 4: Trekking from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo
Today is the fourth day of the ABC trek. We will wake up early for sunrise views over Annapurna and other surrounding peaks. After experiencing the sunrise over the mountains, we will retrace our steps to Bamboo. The trek from ABC to Bamboo takes around 6-7 hours. Overnight in Bamboo.
- 6 Hour
Day 5: Trekking to Samrung and Drive to Pokhara
Today is the last day of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We will follow the same path we trekked before. From Samrung, we will drive to Pokhara in a Jeep. Upon reaching Pokhara, your 5-day Annapurna Base Camp trek will be finished.
- 5 to 6 Hour
- 3 to 4 Hours
Note: Our short trip end in Pokhara, a beautiful city where tourists often want to stay for a few nights after trekking. For a remarkable trip, you can do a CHITWAN JUNGLE SAFARI TOUR after ABC trekking.
7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
The 7-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek is considered to be easier compared to the 5-day ABC Trekking. Here we have best 7 days ABC plan.
Annapurna Base Camp Itinerary ( Best Itinerary )
|Day 1||Drive to Dhampus from Kathmandu||1650m||9 – 10 hr|
|Day 2||Dhampus to New Bridge||1600m||7 hr|
|Day 3||New Bridge to Sinuwa||2320m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 4||Sinuwa to Deurali||3200m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 5||Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp||4130m||4 – 5 hr|
|Day 6||Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo||2,310m||6 – 7 hr|
|Day 7||Bamboo to Samrung and drive to Pokhara||822m||9 – 10 hr|
Day 1: Drive to Dhampus from Kathmandu
We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu on a tourist bus because it is comfortable and safe. Upon reaching Pokhara, we will drive to Dhampus Village by taxi (about 1 hour drive). Dhampus Village is a highlight of the trek, with stunning views of the Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range, and Mount Dhaulagiri. Stay overnight in Dhampus.
Day 2: Dhampus to New Bridge
Dhampus to New Bride is an easy trek that takes about 7 hours. On the way to New Bride, we will pass through the popular spot Pittam Deurali, from where you can experience Dhaulagiri views. After Pittam Deurali, we will pass through Tolka and Landruk, where you will get amazing views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Stay overnight at a teahouse in New Bridge.
Day 3: New Bridge to Upper Sinuwa
Today is the third day of our 7-day trek to ABC, and your challenging hike starts today. We will begin our trek from 1600m and ascend 800m to reach 2400m.
When we reach Chhomrong (2070m), we will take lunch. From Chhomrong, we will descend to the Chhomrong River and then climb to Upper Sinuwa.
Day 4: Sinuwa to Deurali
On the 4th day of the express hike to ABC, we are heading to Deurali. It takes 6-7 hours.
Day 5: Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp
On the 5th day of the 7-day ABC trek, we are heading to Annapurna Base Camp from Deurali, which takes around 5 hours. This is why it is called the express trek to Annapurna.
Day 6: ABC to Bamboo
On this day, we will wake up early to watch the sunrise over Annapurna and the surrounding peaks. After breakfast, we will trek to Bamboo. The trek from ABC to Bamboo takes around 6-7 hours.
Day 7: Bamboo to Samrung and drive to Pokhara
This is the last day of our 7-day trek to ABC. We will trek to Samrung and then drive to Pokhara.
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|Departure Dates||Price in USD||Space Left||Booking|
|Sept 06 - Sep 10 ,2023||475||4|
|Sept 13 - Sep 17 ,2023||475||7|
|Sept 18 - Sep 22 ,2023||475||2|
|Sept 21 - Sep 25 ,2023||475||3|
|Sept 24 - Sep 28 ,2023||475||1|
|Sept 30 - Oct 04 ,2023||475||2|
Price US$ 490
USD 475 P.P
|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|1 pax||USD 595|
|2 paxes||USD 475|
|3 paxes||USD 443|
|4 paxes||USD 398|
|5 paxes||USD 386|
|6 paxes||USD 370|
|7 paxes||USD 365|
|8 paxes||USD 354|
|9 paxes||USD 350|
|10 paxes||USD 342|
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