Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

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Annapurna Base Camp short trek is a shorter version of Annapurna Base Camp trek that covers the most important places in the Annapurna region within minimum span of time. This is an ideal substitute trek if you do not have less than 10 days in Nepal, and cannot afford missing the beauty of Annapurna region, choose this trekking package. It is one of the most popular and destined trekking destinations from Nepal. The Annapurna region lies between the Lamjung HImal to Marshyangdi. The diversity of vegetation, wildlife, wildflowers, and topography serve you the best experiences to bag from this trek.

This is a 9 days trek; depending upon your time of arrival, we can tailor this trek to bring down the number of days spent in the trekking. For example, we might head off to Pokhara on the very first day, provided you arrive in Nepal early in the morning. We can also save the time by returning back to Kathmandu as soon as we can. This trek offers you the majestic vistas of mountains, hills, streams, and cultural experience in various villages in the route. 

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Flight to Pokhara/Drive to Nayapul/Trek to Ghandruk
Day 3 : Trek to Chhomrong
Day 4 : Trek to Himalayan Hotel
Day 5 : Trek to Macchapuchhre Base Camp (MBC)
Day 6 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)-Sinuwa
Day 7 : Trek to Ghandruk
Day 8 : Trek to Naya Pul/Drive to Pokhara/Flight to Kathmandu
Day 9 : Departure
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
Welcome to Nepal. We will receive you from the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. You can do some shopping for the trek, and attend the Debrief Session held in the late afternoon. We will be enjoying the Welcome Dinner in the evening. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Flight to Pokhara/Drive to Nayapul/Trek to Ghandruk
Altitude : Pokhara: 823 m; Nayapul: 1,050 m; Ghandruk: 1,940 m
Our representative shall receive you from the hotel and take you to the airport for your flight to Pokhara. After arriving in this beautiful city, you shall ride for an hour and half to Nayapul. From Nayapul, you shall trek to Ghandruk. Enjoy your night stay in this beautiful village inhabited by Gurung.

Day 3 : Trek to Chhomrong
Altitude : Chhomrong: 2,170 m
Climbing to Ghandruk Kot, descending down to Kimron Khola, ascending, and then trekking comfortably for a while, you will have to accomplish a steep climb uphill to reach to Chhomrong. This village offers you the views of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, etc. Stay overnight at Chhomrong.

Day 4 : Trek to Himalaya Hotel
Altitude : Himalaya Hotel: 2,920 m
Passing the foothills, you shall trek beside Modi Khola, and then through steep climb enveloped with dense forest. Crossing the suspension bridge you shall arrive at Sinuwa Danda. You shall again be trekking through dense forest of rhododendron to Khuldighar; descending through the stone steps you shall reach Dovan. Then, with gentle steeply climb through forest, you arrive at Himalaya Hotel. Stay overnight at Himalaya Hotel.

Day 5 : Trek to Macchapuchhre Base Camp (MBC)
Altitude : Macchapuchhre Base Camp: 3,720 m
You shall arrive at the side of canyon via comfortable ascend through forest rich with bamboo and rhododendron, following the river. You shall cross small bridges, pass by lonely-looking places, climbing the Hinko Cave, you shall arrive at Deurali. Again, making the ascent to the uphill, crossing the river, you reach Bagar. Now, you shall trek all the way to Macchapuchhre Base Camp via a strenuous trail. Stay overnight at Macchapuchhre Base Camp.
Day 6:Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)-Sinuwa
Altitude: Annapurna Base Camp: 4,230 m; Sinuwa: 2,340 m
You shall trek through desert-looking landscape. You shall witness the melting snow boulders and gushing streams. The route is spacious in the sanctuary; you shall trek beside the stream and ascend to some huts. The walk alongside moraine serves you the amazing view of vertical-looking Mt. Annapurna. As you reach the ABC, the mesmerizing views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, etc shall arrest you at an instant. Then, you shall head off towards SInuwa. Stay overnight at Sinuwa.
Day 7:Trek to Ghandruk
Altitude: Ghandruk: 1,940 m
Passing Chhomrong, crossing the Kumrung Khola, you shall reach to Kimrung Danda. After trekking for some 2 hours, you arrive at Ghandruk. Ghandruk is situated at a slope overlooking the staggering snowcapped mountains. Ghandruk also has a Gurung museum that can increase your awareness about the Gurung culture, tradition and practices. This place inhabited by Gurung community, offers you quality lodges and homestays. Spend overnight at this beautiful village.
Day 8:Trek to Naya Pul/Drive to Pokhara/Flight to Kathmandu
Altitude: Naya Pul: 1,050 m; Pokhara: 823 m; Kathmandu: 1,320 m
Today is a somewhat busy day for you. You shall be trekking via Kimche, Syauli Bazar, Birenthati all the way to Naya Pul. From Naya Pul, you shall ride to Pokhara. And from Pokhara, you shall fly back to the capital city of Nepal—Kathmandu. We shall be sitting together in the Farewell Dinner tasting some typical Nepalese dishes and sharing the experience we gathered during this trek. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 9:Departure
This is the day you shall depart from Nepal. After you complete you packing and everything else for your departure, our representative shall take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport within sufficient time before your departure flight. We shall bade our goodbyes and farewell. Have a safe and happy journey back to your homeland.

Trip Facts

Duration: 9 days
Seasons : Jan- May & Sept - Dec
Type: Leisure Holidays
Maximum height : 1990 M.
No. of Pax : 01 - 20 People
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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