Annapurna Short Trek

5 Based on 44 Reviews

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a popular and iconic trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Thrilling adventure with a short trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), coupled with flights between Kathmandu and Pokhara. Begin your journey by flying into Kathmandu, Nepal’s bustling capital, where you’ll immerse yourself in its rich culture and vibrant streets. Next, catch a scenic flight to Pokhara, a tranquil lakeside city nestled against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas.

From Pokhara, embark on an unforgettable trek to ABC. Trekking through picturesque villages and lush forests, you’ll gradually ascend to the base camp, where towering peaks surround you in a breathtaking panorama. Marvel at the sunrise over the snow-capped peaks, a sight that will stay etched in your memory forever. The trek to Annapurna Base Camp usually takes around 7 to 12 days, depending on the chosen itinerary and walking pace. The trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range, including Annapurna I (8,091 m.), Machapuchare (Fishtail) 6,993 m. and other peaks. Along the way, you’ll pass through diverse landscapes, including terraced fields, lush forests, and picturesque Gurung villages. The trail passes through various stops such as Jhinu, Chhomrong, Bamboo, Deurali, and Machapuchare Base Camp before reaching Annapurna Base Camp itself. The final stretch from Machapuchare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Annapurna Short Trek Trip Highlight

Stunning Mountain Views: The trek offers panoramic views of the Annapurna Range, including peaks like Annapurna I (8,091 meters), Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) 6,993 m. Annapurna South 7,219 m. and Hiunchuli 6,441 m. These towering mountains provide an awe-inspiring backdrop throughout the journey.

Diverse Landscapes: The trail passes through diverse landscapes, including lush rhododendron forests, terraced fields, and alpine meadows. Each day brings a new scenery, making the trek visually stimulating.

Natural Hot Springs: After a challenging day of trekking, you can relax and rejuvenate in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda. These hot springs are believed to have healing properties and provide a perfect respite for tired muscles.

Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC): En route to Annapurna Base Camp, trekkers pass through Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3,712 m.  offering stunning views of the iconic Machhapuchhre peak. This spot serves as a perfect vantage point for admiring the surrounding Himalayan scenery.

Annapurna Base Camp: The ultimate destination of the trek, Annapurna Base Camp, is nestled at an altitude of 4,130 meters. Surrounded by towering peaks, the base camp offers breathtaking views and a sense of achievement for trekkers. Watching the sunrise over the snow-capped mountains is an unforgettable experience.

Himalayan Wildlife: The Annapurna region is home to diverse wildlife, including Himalayan thars, deer, and various bird species. Keep an eye out for these fascinating creatures as you trek through their natural habitat.

Overall, the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek offers an unforgettable adventure, combining breathtaking scenery, rich cultural experiences, and physical challenges in the heart of the Himalayas.

  • Trip Starts: Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Flight
  • Trip Duration: 09 Day
  • Trip Activity: Trekking
  • Trekking Guide: Available (Male)
  • Group Size:2-20
  • Fixed Departures: yes
  • Min Age: 12 years Above
  • Security: 100% Guaranteed!
  • Customized Trip Route: Available
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn

Annapurna Short Trek Itinerary

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Our representative will be at airport with your name card. Once you grab him you will be heartily welcomed by him putting garland on your neck which means welcome to Nepal. Then you will be driven to the hotel by car. Rest and enjoy the day around the Thamel.

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 30 m.
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 1,300 m.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

This morning we take a Breakfast in Hotel then our guide bring to the domestic Airport Flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara is a common way to travel between the two cities due to the relatively short distance and the challenging terrain of the Nepalese landscape. Once you arrive in Pokhara, you can then proceed to Jhinu Danda. To travel from Pokhara to Jhinu Danda, you have several options. One common way is to take a jeep (often referred to as a “jeep” in Nepali slang) from Pokhara to Nayapul, which is the starting point for many treks in the Annapurna region. Jhinu Danda is a village located near the popular tourist destination of Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It’s known for its natural hot springs and stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan Mountains.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 1,780 meters.
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:5-6 Hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We descend via 2,500 stone steps and cross the bridge above Chhomrong  Khola. From here it is an uphill climb to Sinuwa. Next, we pass through a beautiful forest to Kuldihar followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 2,310 meters.
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:5-6 Hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We continue our journey and reach Dovan shortly We make our first move with a gentle gradual ascent. Lush forests of oak, pines and rhododendron comes in our way. We walk through Himalaya and bridges over two streams. There are possibilities that we gain views of wild lives such as wild pigs, deer, and maybe even snow leopards. Our further path takes us to Deurali.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 3,200 meters.
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:5-6 Hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

This beautiful day greets us with fresh rays of morning light. With a gradual climb, we go through some areas that are prone to avalanches. We need to be cautious and careful all the way. We shortly arrive at Bagar and make our ultimate destination to Annapurna Base Camp. This viewpoint offers breath taking views of Mount Machapuchhre. The route from Machapuchhre Base Camp (3,700 m.), vegetation vanishes. This simply means that we have entered the area of snowy lands. Also will have entered the Annapurna Sanctuary which is a protected area in the Annapurna Himalaya Region. We plan out to trek until the Annapurna Base Camp.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 4,130 meters.
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:6-7 Hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We start our day with fresh morning rays of light. We then start our way with descends from Annapurna Base Camp. Passing through some of the most beautiful places of the country such as Deurali and Dovan, we trek until we reach Bamboo.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 2,310 meters.
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:7-8 Hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

From Bamboo, we start our journey and climb the ascent to lower Chhomrong through Kuldi Ghar and Sinuwa. The elevation from lower region of Chhomrong takes us to the upper region of the place. We then further descend making our way to Jhinu Danda.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 1,780 meters.
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:4-5 Hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Today is our last day is Annapurna Base Camp Trek after the Breakfast we  walk 20 to 30 minuet by the jeep stations then Drive to Pokhara by jeep takes around 4-5 hours, offering scenic views of the Annapurna region. Arrange the ride through local agencies or accommodations. Negotiate the fare beforehand. Roads may be rough in places, requiring patience. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes along the journey.

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 4-5 Hrs.
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 822 meters.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Today we left the Lake City of Pokhara. Morning we have Sightseeing in Pokhara Valley. then Flying from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Typically taking around 25-30 minutes. Once in Kathmandu, head to Tribhuvan International Airport for your international departure. Reflect on your memorable experiences in Nepal as you journey back to your home country.

  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

Annapurna Short Trek Includes/Exclude

Cost Include

  • All Ground Transport.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Both way Flight kathmandu to Pokhara then pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • All your standard Meals during the lodge to lodge during the trek(Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners). with one Hot drink.
  • All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit Annapurna conservation fees).
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Adventure White Himalaya duffel bag/kit bag and T-shirt.
  • Nepal Government license on holder English speaking trekking guide.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests below 25 kg.).
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses Insurance for guide and porters.
  • Salary for guide and porters.
  • All information about trekking, tour and expeditions.
  • Certificate of achievement.

Cost Exclude

  • International air fare to/ from Nepal.
  • Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days, and US$ 100 for three-month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Meals while not on the trek. (Kathmandu & Pokhara).
  • Personal Porter Personal expenses such as snacks, all drink, Wi-Fi, hot shower, gear, laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Annapurna Short Trek Reviews

5.0 Based on 44 Reviews
Azmi Bin Mohd (Malaysia )

My Third time in Nepal

My 3rd time trip in Nepal with Adventure White Himalaya.
Nice guide, nice porter, nice service, good communication

Edmund Lim

Truly amazing trek I ever had

I have an amazing trip with adventure white himalaya trek, very responsible boss Mr Ganesh and super portal/guide Mr Keshab. I truly appreciate for all the good taken care of. They are very experienced and professional, not to worry even you come alone. Adventure white is always your choice

Adri Jacobs (South Africa)

You made my dream come true: EBC and 3 Passes

After summiting Kilimanjaro, I was looking for my next adventure. Thank you Adventure White Himalaya Treks, owner Ganesh and Guide, Keshab for a dream and bucket list item come true. From the communication prior to the Trek back in South Africa, to fetching me at the airport and transporting me to a great hotel . Superb and persistent service……and then of to Lukla Airport for the start of a 2 week journey. I did the Everest Base Camp and the 3 Passes.
I am typing this review on my Hotelbed back in Kathmandu with a huge smile and great satisfaction. A dream come true.
The whole journey was well planned and executed to perfection. This team is super professional.
Ganesh for leading this company and Keshab, my guide, was absolutely finominal.
I could not have asked for a better Team than Adventure White Himalaya Treks.
I give them a 10 out of 10 and would recommend them to any one or group interested trekking in the Himalayas to make your dream come true.

Dherei Dherei Dhanya Bhat to the team of Adventure White Himalaya Treks in Katmandu.

Now I can fly back home with an unforgettable experience.

Chai HH

Very Good Trekking Experience with Adventure White Himalaya

Did Annapurna Base Camp Trek via PoonHill with Adventure White Himalaya. Overall good experiences with Aventure White Himalaya, Ganesh and Raj are accommodating our requests throughout the duration. Though there are some miscommunication along the ways, they are able to solve it professionally. Good job!!


Mardi Himal Trek

Excellent team, very good , always helping….never in real danger while on trek. Highly recommend for all hikers and first timers…for a first timer like me…it’s was very difficult to hike but thanks to the team I manage reach the view point. The guide provided so many advise during the hike which make it easier for me… everything from accommodation to food was taken care of.

Adrian N.

Mardi Himal Hiking Trek

The best hiking agency ever. Very friendly guide, porter and manager. Thank you for everything!! Mardi Himal Trek was amazing toooo… The view from the view point was stunning.


Annapurna circuit trek with Adventure White Himalaya Treks: Greatest Experience

Adventure White Himalaya Trek in one word is superb ! Upfront communication with Ganesh was very efficient and the trek went very well. Mr Ganesh receive me at the airport took me safe at the hotel at midnight. The day next we started the trek, our guide Bhoj Raj was a star. He was trustworthy, reliable and always smiling with a great sense of humors.
They all were excellent and was perfect in organizing any sort of tour in a perfect way. I can wholeheartedly recommend them, the Adventure White Himalaya Treks. Thank you !

rtcmore (Frisco, CO)

Amazing life experience!

Trekking for 4 days in a rhododendron forest, waking up to fresh snow and the sunrise at Poon Hill, amazing adventure!!!! I will go back, I will most definitely contact Ganesh to schedule another adventure in the Nepal. He is a hard worker with great knowledge of the area.


Excellent Service

We dealt with Ganesh before the trip and are very happy with the service provided. Everything was as promised.

Our guide, Hari, did an excellent job in planning our whole journey and improvising wherever he saw fit. He also was very in tuned with our fitness level and we didn’t feel that we were pushed beyond our capabilities.

Our porter, Gopi, was also very helpful especially in keeping our spirits up during the whole journey.

All in all I would highly recommend Adventure White Himalaya Treks Pvt Ltd to anyone who is going trekking in Nepal.

mytriman (Singapore)

Delicated Trip Guide

This trip – Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most remembered trip I had with amazing experience with both the mountain and good dedicated guide and porters.

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