Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is designed for those who have limited time for trekking but want to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This trek route, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek which is possible to complete trekking in 7 days, but 10 to 11 days is required, including Kathmandu stay. The short 7 days trek goes directly to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) without visiting the famous viewpoint Ghorepani Poon Hill (3210 meters). The Short ABC Trek begins from Siwai and end at Siwai. To go Siwai is an off-road drive from Nayapul but Pokhara to Nayapul on blacktop road. Of course, drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara on blacktop road, but if you prefer to use flight is also possible.
Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route located in heart of Annapurna Himalayan range offers incredible views of the massive Annapurna Himal including Hiunchuli (6434 meters), Annapurna South (7219 meters), Annapurna I (8091 meters), Gangapurna (7454 meters), Annapurna III (7555 meters), Machhapuchchhre (6997 meters) meaning “Fishtail” and other beautiful peaks.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the best legendary and classical treks in the world, offering the chances to observe and explore the typical Nepali villages, and traditional way of life. The trek route goes passing through spectacular and tranquil landscapes, charming Gurung and Magar villages, lush green Rhododendron, bamboo and alpine forests to the trip’s last and final destination Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 meters elevation.
Besides, Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek also offers a natural hot spring near Jhinu Danda, you can cleanse yourself spiritually in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that ease away your aches and pains.
Our below given 11 days Annapurna Base Camp trek itinerary is included 7 days trekking and 2 days historical monuments sightseeing tours around Kathmandu Valley. If you don’t wish to do sightseeing tours around the Kathmandu valley then the trip will be shorter.
The package cost for Teahouse/Lodge Trek is based on group size and level of service. However, Alpine Adventure Club offers Annapurna Base Camp Trek with competitive price and committed to giving the best value of the payment.
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Flight to Pokhara drive to Nayapul, Siwai then trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m)
Day 04: Trek to Bamboo (2310m)
Day 05: Trek to Deurali (3200m)
Day 06: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2170m)
Day 08: Trek to Siwai then drive to Nayapul, Pokhara (850m)
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 10: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 11: Drive to Airport for flying your own destination