Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 5 Days
  • Destination Nepal

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek: 5 Days Itinerary, Best Price

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek has always been one of the top bucket list things for travelers around the world. The adventure and trekking experience this trek offers is unlike any other trekking package in the Himalayas. Whether you do a short Annapurna base camp trek or a long Annapurna base camp trekking, the adventure is never less or more. Of course, a long itinerary gives you the opportunity to spend more time in the mountains, but short trekking is also equally incredible. 

Spend 5 days within the Annapurna Conservation Area, mapping its rugged trails and diverse vegetation. The trail goes through beautiful villages resided by different ethnic groups. The interactions with the locals and glimpses of their culture make the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek even more fascinating. You will be exploring the dense forests of rhododendron, pine, bamboo, etc. There are gorgeous waterfalls, terraced fields, hanging bridges, and streams along the way.

As the short Annapurna base camp trek is a journey in the famous Annapurna region, you always have the option to extend the trip to destinations like Ghorepani village & Poon Hill, Mardi Himal, or Manang and Annapurna Circuit if you wish. During the short ABC trek, one of our English-speaking licensed mountain guides will accompany you. He will assure your safety, help you mingle with the villagers, and give you a deep insight into the region. 

If we talk about the mountain views durn the short Annapurna trek, then you will witness stunning views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Annapurna South (7,219 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Gangapurna (7,455 m) . Likewise, the trek also presents diverse landscapes. The trail ascends and descends via rough woodlands. And you'll cross an old avalanche area just before reaching Annapurna base camp (4,130 m). The overall 5 days short Annapurna base camp trek experience is incredible and leaves you with lifelong memories. 

Feel free to contact us anytime to book short Annapurna base camp trek 2023/2024 departures. You can customize the itinerary with us too. We offer a guaranteed departure and the best short Annapurna base camp trek in the market. 

Major Highlights

  • Trek to the lap of the tenth highest mountain in the world, Annapurna base camp
  • A short 5 days trek for travelers with little time to explore the Annapurna region
  • Stunning western Himalayan mountain views and diverse landscapes along the way
  • Have a glimpse into the daily lifestyle of the natives and get to know them closely
  • Adventurous trail full of hanging bridges, waterfalls, terraced fields, and lush forests
  • Cross an avalanche area and pass by Machhapuchhre base camp before reaching ABC
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  • Max. Altitude: 2100m

  • Max. Altitude: 2900m

  • Max. Altitude: 3700m

  • Max. Altitude: 4130m

    What's Included
    • All needed ground transportation by private car/vehicles to trekking starting/ending points as per itinerary
    • Complete trekking information before starting the trek (In Kathmandu or Pokhara)
    • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
    • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
    • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
    • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
    • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits.
    • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
    • First aid medical kit.
    • Duffle bag,  if necessary.
    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
    • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
    What's not Included
    • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
    • Hotels in Pokhara (We can make a booking in extra cost)
    • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
    • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking
    • Your travel insurance (Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation.
    • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
    Useful Information

    Best time to do the short Annapurna base camp trek

    You can do the short Annapurna base camp trek at any time of the year. However, if you want the best experience then spring and autumn seasons are highly recommended. During the spring and autumn seasons, the skies are clear, weather is stable and perfect and the views are awesome. In winter season the trekking regions get really cold and it will be challenging to do the trek. While in monsoon due to rainfalls the trekking trails will get wet and slippery, this may create difficulties. So spring and autumn are the best recommended season for short Annapurna base camp trek.

    Difficulty level of short Annapurna base camp trek

    The short Annapurna base camp trek is a moderate trek. The trek is short easy and comfortable with amazing view of mountains, forests, villages and waterfalls. Although most of the parts of the trek are easy but some point of the trek is difficult and challenging. However, trekkers with good health and average physical fitness can complete the trek.

    The Teahouses in short Annapurna base camp trek

    During the short Annapurna base camp trek, you can find many teahouses. The teahouses are cozy, clean and comfortable. The teahouses provide warm blankets, hot showers and other good facilities. The rooms are good and offer beautiful scenery. The bathrooms are clean and comfortable.

    Food and Accommodation in short Annapurna base camp trek

    During this amazing short adventurous trekking trip you can enjoy delicious foods along the trails in teahouses. The teahouses provide varieties of local as well as western dishes with hot and cold drinks. The foods are delicious and hygienic. Intake of alcoholic drinks and cigarettes re not recommended in the short Annapurna base camp trek.

    Wifi/ electricity in short Annapurna base camp trek

    In most of the places there are availability of wifi and electricity. Some of the tea houses/ lodges provide free wifi facilities but some of the take extra charge for the wifi.

    Drinking water at the short Annapurna base camp trek

    The drinking water on the trek is available in the short Annapurna base camp trek. You can buy mineral water or hot water from the teahouses. You can carry a water bottle that keeps you water hot. You should drink lots of water and be hydrated in the trip.

    Guides and porters for short Annapurna base camp trek

    We highly recommend having guide and porter for the short Annapurna base camp trek. Having a guide and porter by you side will make your trekking journey safe and comfortable. We provide a very professional and English speaking guide to our customers. The guides will give you useful information and help you in need. We also provide strong and hardworking porter who can carry your bag during the trek. They will make sure to make your trek comfortable and memorable.

    How safe is the short Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal?

    The short Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal is extremely safe. The trekking trails are easy and comfortable but some parts are a bit difficult. Anyone with good physical fitness can finish the short Annapurna base camp trek. We provide professional guides who will ensure your safety in the trek. Our trekking guides carry medical kits with them in case of health issues.

    What to pack for short Annapurna base camp trek?

    For your short Annapurna base camp trek you need to be ready with the suitable gears according to the weather. Some of the important equipments to carry during the short Annapurna base camp trekking are:

    • Down jackets and trekking trousers
    • Sunscreen cream, sunglasses, hat, scarf, gloves and face wipes
    • Power bank, water bottles and trekking poles,
    • T shirts, sweater
    • Trekking boots

    These are the most important equipments for the treks. Besides these you can carry many other necessary equipments for the trek.

    Why to do Short Annapurna Base camp trek

    The short Annapurna base camp trek is the exciting and the best short trekking route in Annapurna region. The trekking route takes you to diverse landscapes and offers spectacular mountains views. While passing through different villages, you will experience the cultures and lifestyle of the locals. You will get a lifetime experience of Annapurna base camp short trek within five days. The trek will save your time and offers you the best trekking experience in Annapurna region.

    Why Welcome Nepal Treks for short Annapurna base camp trek

    Welcome Nepal Treks is a well experienced trekking agency. We suggest you to do the short Annapurna base camp trek with us. We provide the best short Annapurna base camp trek package at the best rates. Our company ensures full safety of the customers and make sure to make their trip memorable. We also provide professional guides and friendly porters. We will make sure to make you happy and provide high quality customer services throughout the trek.

    Tipping during short Annapurna base camp trek

    Tipping during the short Annapurna base camp trek is not compulsory. The tips are not included in your package. During your trek there will be guide and porter who provide you great services. If you loved their work and their services then you can give them tip. Tips are just a good way to show that you are thankful to their services.

    Travel insurance for short Annapurna base camp trek

    It is highly recommended to have travel insurance for any travelers during the short Annapurna base camp trek. It is good to have travel insurance covering any kind of illness during the trip. Travel insurance will let you enjoy your trekking trip without any worries.

    What Our Clients Say
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      Wessam SanadAustralia Oct 12, 2016

      ABC trek organized by welcome Nepal treks

      Overall experience was superb! My guide Mohan explained everything we needed to know about the hike, all the trekking routes, details and viewpoints. It was a memorable trekking trip. Most of the tea houses were basic but are clean and had best view. I had amazing days during the trip. I will remember those days and moments forever.

      Welcome Nepal treks did a fantastic job and went beyond and above to make my trip comfortable and memorable. Our trip was filled with joy. I will recommend everyone to do Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal.