Short Annapurna Base Camp trek

  • Total Duration:8 Days
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Moderate


• Trekking through beautiful landscape of Annapurna Sanctuary.
• Passing through Machhapuchhere Base Camp.
• Natural hot spring bath in Jhinu Danda.
• Mesmerizing view of beautiful mountains like Machhapuchhere, Himchuli,
Dhaulagiri, etc.
• Visiting Gurung and Magar locality.


Annapurna Base camp is the most popular trekking destination in the world for those seeking for the short but memorable tour to the high Himalayas that reaches up to 4100m altitude.

Short Annapurna Base Camp trek is perfect blend of adventure, knowledge, and thrill and takes you close to nature, culture and traditional values.

Short Annapurna Base Camp trek to the world best trekking destination is moderate in difficulty level meaning it is suitable for almost everyone from every age group who loves walking and hiking. The trip takes you to through thick forests of oaks, rhododendrons and fir, terraced fields, pastors, interacting with the people in the villages of Gurungs, Magars, you will experience a different world that reflects humility, peace and brotherhood. And all the while you can always enjoy the spectacular views of the majestic mountains and picturesque landscapes.

The base camp is also called natural amphitheater as it is surrounded all around by the different peaks of Annapurna range namely: Annapurna South, Annapurna 1st, Machhapuchhre and Barashshikhar.  You will walk along terraced fields, amazing villages, sceneric views, the dense rhododendron forest and lush environment to rejoice the mesmerizing views of belt of mountains.

In just eight days, starting from your arrival in International Airport, Kathmandu, you will travel to the trekking point in Nayapul after a 7 hour drive through another big city Pokhara. The average walking hour per day from Nayapul is 5 to 7 hours.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival
Day 02: Flight to Pokhara, drive to Siwa and trek to Chhomrong - 08 hrs
Day 03: Trek to Himalaya Hotel - 08 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp - 08 hrs.
Day 05: Trek back to Sinuwa- 09 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Siwai - 07 hrs and drive to Pokhara - 03 hrs.
Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 08: Farewell

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival

Arrive in Kathmandu International airport. Our airport representative will welcome you. Check into the hotel and plan further. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Flight to Pokhara, drive to Siwa and trek to Chhomrong - 08 hrs

Early flight to Pokhara. Soon after, we will drive from Pokhara to Siwai passing through Nayapul and Birethati village. We will start our hike from Siwai to Chomrong passing through the forest, walking up the hills via Jhinu Danda, following the narrow path we reach Chhomrong. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Trek to Himalaya Hotel - 08 hrs.

After having breakfast, we will start our trek down the stone-paved stairs, enjoying the view of magnificent Machhapuchhere. We will walk through the dense forest of bamboo and walking up and down the hills, we finally reach Himalaya Hotel. Overnight stay at Himalaya hotel.

Day 04: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp - 08 hrs.

The trails continue through the steep path descend to the rocky path viewing the glacier river passing by. As we move further we can see the Annapurna and Machhapuchere more closely. We will move up the hill via Machhapuchere Base Camp and passing the windy path we descend to Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight stay at tea house.

Day 05: Trek back to Sinuwa- 09 hrs.

We will start our trek early in the morning walking down the hill, passing through the forest leading to Bamboo. As we walk further up the hill through the narrow path, we finally reach Sinuwa.  Overnight stay at tea house.

Day 06: Trek to Siwai - 07 hrs and drive to Pokhara - 03 hrs.

We will leave Sinuwa and descend to Chhomrong passing the suspension bridge. As we move further, we walk down the hill until we reach Jhinu.  We gradually move down the stone-paved stairs, passing the forest, we reach Siwai. From Siwai , we will drive back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu

We will drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Sightseeing Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Farewell

Our staff will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport as per your flight scheduled for your next destination.

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