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Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 8 Days

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 8 Days

Trip Facts

Package: Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 8 Days
Duration 8 Days
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Transportation Private van or tourist bus
Group Size 2+
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 4,130 m
Accommodation Hotels/Mountain Lodges
Meal Full board in trek and breakfast in Kathmandu
Trip Start / Ends Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek 8 days is the shortest trekking trip ever to cover Annapurna base camp. Trekking this route holds a marvellous view of the Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail Mountain), Gandharva Chuli and several other peaks holding height above 7,000 m. 
Short Everest Base Camp trek begins with a long drive towards Pokhara leaving Kathmandu. Triggering numerous of pleasing and beautiful settlements with great gorgeous views of towering mountains along passing Machhapuchhare Base Camp, we step Base Camp of Annapurna. 360° vista throughout Annapurna Sanctuary holding numerous peaks throughout is a really breathtaking reward from the high elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. This short and sweet 8 days package for Annapurna Base Camp is designed fully by highlighting upon valuable time and affordable cost.  

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Kathmandu – Pokhara (820 m) 6 to 7 hours drive
  • Day 2: Pokhara – Nayapul 2 hours drive – Ghandruk (1940m) 6 to 7 hours trek
  • Day 3: Ghandruk – Sinuwa (2340m) 6 to 7 hours trek
  • Day 4: Sinuwa – Deurali (3230m) 6 to 7 hours trek
  • Day 5: Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) 6 to 7 hours trek
  • Day 6: Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo (2340m) 6 to 7 hours trek 
  • Day 7: Bamboo – Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m) 6 to 7 hours walk
  • Day 8: Jhinu Hot Spring – Nayapul (5 to 6 hours trek) – Pokhara (2 hours drive)

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 8 Days Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu – Pokhara (820 m) 6 to 7 hours drive

Early morning of our starting day, our guide will be there to pick up with a comfortable private vehicle for shifting you towards the bus station to catch luxury tourist standard vehicle. Heading towards the west of Kathmandu valley and following Prithvi Highway by catching the edge of Trishuli River takes to Pokhara. Finally, after steeping beautiful Pokhara valley, we explore gorgeous Fewa Lake in the evening time and spend the night at tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.

Day 2: Pokhara – Nayapul 2 hours drive – Ghandruk (1940m) 6 to 7 hours trek

Enjoying early morning sweet and swift breakfast, we trigger our trip forward towards Nayapul leaving Pokhara valley. After reaching Nayapul, the trail drops down towards attractive village Birethanti, where trekkers have to consider some necessary formalities to move on. From there trail winds towards Modi River along crossing different settlements, we reach Ghandruk and evening hours can be spent by inspecting beautiful village. This night will be spent at Lodge in Ghandruk. 

Day 3: Ghandruk – Sinuwa (2340m) 6 to 7 hours trek

Leaving beautiful village Ghandruk behind, we walk forward following the bank of Modi River along after short walk and splitting the bank of the river, we climb towards great boulders. From there passing boulders and numerous of bridges over noisy rivers, the steep trail takes us to Chhomrong (Gurung village) crossing Jhinu Danda along from there enjoying rhododendron, bamboo, and oak forest, we reach to Sinuwa for stay overnight.  

Day 4: Sinuwa – Deurali (3230m) 6 to 7 hours trek

Starting an early easy walk from Sinuwa exists till bamboo passing Kuldhighar along from there steep stone staircase takes us to Dhobhan, crossing the suspension bridge and numerous of rhododendron and oak forests. Steady and steep climb continuous through the valley towards Himalaya and Hinku Cave, to reach Deurali and this night will be spent at the lodge in Deurali. 

Day 5: Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) 6 to 7 hours trek

Early morning leaving Deurali, our gentle climb on a trail takes us to Bagar and strenuous hike leads towards the base camp of Machhapuchhare (3,700 m). After enjoying stunning views of Mount Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail Mountain) with other numerous towering peaks around, we follow a wide trail that leads us to the Annapurna Sanctuary. Finally, after steeping our aimed destination (Annapurna Base Camp) greets us 360° vista from high elevation and this night will be spent at Annapurna Base Camp. 

Day 6: Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo (2340m) 6 to 7 hours trek 

This day after appreciating the mighty Annapurna Sanctuary, we catch our trail back and develop our trek crossing through the waterfall, cave, temple and forest holding bamboo, rhododendron and oak trees along passing numerous of attractive settlements including Deurali and Dobhan, we step Bamboo. This night will be spent at the lodge in Bamboo. 

Day 7: Bamboo – Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m) 6 to 7 hours walk

Leaving Bamboo we hike up to Khuldighar, where ACAP office and visit centre is located and moving forward by passing Sinuwa, we hike down to bridge across Chhomrong River to enter beautiful Gurung settlement. From there, steep descent slides us to Jhinu Danda for relaxing your tired muscles by taking a dip in hot spring. After a short time there, we move towards lodge to spend overnight in Jhinu Danda. 

Day 8: Jhinu Hot Spring – Nayapul (5 to 6 hours trek) – Pokhara (2 hours drive)

Today is last day of our trekking and as usual, we develop our trek forward crossing the bridge over Modi Khola and passing bamboo forest, various settlements and terraced farms featuring seasonal crops till Syauli Bazaar along after heading from there, we also catch Birethanti to check out formalities on midway and trial is flat and easy to walk unless Nayapul is steeped. Our private vehicle will be there awaiting you at Nayapul, which will take us to Pokhara.

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