Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek 9 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek 9 Days

Annapurna Base Camp

Overview

Region: Himalayan Ranges in Nepal.
Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek type: Group Adventures.
Group Size for Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek: 2 to 16 People per Group.
When is the best time for Annapurna Base Camp Trek Short Trek: Mid March to December.
Not a good time to trek: Jan to Mar.
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp begins and ends at: Pokhara.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Duration: 8 nights / 9 days.
Difficulty level of the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek: Medium.
Maximum Altitude Gain in Annapurna Base Camp Trek: 4,200 meters / 13, 779 feet.
Type of Accommodation during Annapurna Base Camp Trek: Hotel or tea houses on a twin sharing basis.

Being a famous and beautiful destination, the Annapurna Base Camp is renowned amongst visitors to get marvelous trekking experience. The trek is an astonishing walk via various backdrops and culture along with rich mountain views like Annapurna massif, Hiunchuli, Machapuchare and many other snow-capped mountains.

From high-rising peaks, ready for toughing the sky, to the lush-green landscapes and surrounding beauty, everything tends to proof that this trek is the heavenly treat to enjoy as soon as you can. And to complete the trek in 8 days is an idea, which many excite every busy trekker to take a break from the daily schedule. Moderate level of difficulty and supportive temperature and visibility levels ensure that the trek is suitable for every healthy trekker. Best time to visit Annapurna Base Camp trek is during March to May and September to December.

During the hike, you will get an opportunity to view beautiful villages like Ghandruk, Deurali, Bamboo and more. With the elevation of 8, 091m Mt. Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the earth and to reach its base camp (4, 243m) is the exceptional moment for every trekker. The trek is ranked as a moderate trek, so it is accessible for all the potential trekkers with good health. This itinerary of We Ramblers is specially designed this eight-day trek to provide the best view and trekking experience to trekker in a short period. So, if you desire to get best trekking experience in the Great Himalayas, this is a perfect trek route for you.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Pokhara : 820 meters / 2, 690 feet.

Our voyage will begin from Pokhara, where you can explore the splendid highlights of this town such as the Fewa Lake, International Mountain Museum and Gorkha Memorial Museum. Our guides will assist you in getting the knowledge about the culture and traditions of the place as well as preparing you for the magical Annapurna Base Camp Trek. After 6 to 7 hours of refreshing ride, you will reach the destination which is located at 200Km distance from Nepal’s national capital. Before sleeping at the hotel, do not forget to explore the lake-side areas, which are filled with nature’s prettified views.

Day 02 : Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara and hike towards Ghandruk (6 - 7 hours): 1, 940 meters / 6, 365 feet.

Early morning, we will take the taxi for Nayapul from Pokhara the taxi ride will take around 2 hours. After you reach Nayapul, your trekking experience will begin as we will trek towards the beautiful village Ghandruk. We first reach to Birethanti, crossing a suspension bridge, where we will do all the required formalities at ACAP office. Our trail will run along River Modi and Syauli Bazaar. After that, we will cross Kimche and Chane in the path towards Ghandruk. Enjoying the windy trails and the nature landscapes of village, there are good chances that you will visualize the cultural show in the evening. We will spend our night in Ghanduk at a Tea House.

Day 03 : Trek to Sinuwa from Ghandruk ((2,360 meters / 7,742 feet): 6-7 hour.

Our trail will move forward towards Sinuwa today. On our route towards Sinuwa, we will follow Modi River. Hike up and enjoy the huge rocky region’s riverside amusements. Afterwards, our trail will cross Kimrong River and Chhomrong, a Gurung village. On your way to Sinuwa, you can enjoy the striking views of Oak, Rhododendron and bamboo forests. Steeping trials and boulders will keep you busy throughout the path. Once you reach Sinuwa, you can explore the place in the evening; the night will be spent here itself.

Day 04 : Trek to Deurali from Sinuwa (3,230 meters / 10,597 feet): 6- 7 hours.

From Sinuwa, we will move towards Deurali, a doorway to Sanctuary; in between, we will pass Kuldhigar. After that, we will trail to Dobhan via a steep boulder stairway and a suspension overpass. The route will take us towards a major attraction Hinku Cave and Himalayas by crossing beautiful forests of bamboo and Oak to reach our planned destination. We will stay in Deurali for a night.

Day 05 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp from Deurali via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (4, 130 meters / 13, 549 feet): 6 - 7 hours.

From Deurali, you will trek towards your preferred destination, i.e. Annapurna Base Camp. On our trail, first, we will reach Bagar and then to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, which is present at 3700 meters. You can take rest here and explore the place for some time. Afterwards, the trail will escort you towards the Annapurna base camp which will take about 3 hours that will bestow you a chance to sight the beauty of snow-capped mountains. These are as high as 6 to 8 thousand meters. Click pictures throughout the trail and base camp, because these moments are worth-remembering. We will spend our night at Annapurna Base Camp.

Day 06 : Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2, 340 meters / 7, 677 feet): 6 - 7 hours.

Our destination for day 6 is Bamboo, for that, we will trek on the same route that we have trekked previously. Caves, forests, temples, passes and untamed natural formations will be waiting for your arrival as you traverse back. During your trail, you can sight the beautiful bamboo, oak and rhododendron forests. We will spend our night in Bamboo at a standard hotel or lodge. You must be tired enough after 6 hours of long walk, so sleep well.

Day 07 : Trek to Jhinu Danda from Bamboo (1,780 meters / 5, 839 feet): 6 - 7 hours.

From Bamboo, our next destination is Jhinu Danda for that we first do paperwork at the office of ACAP in Kuldhigar. After that, we cross Sinuwa and the bridge over River Chhomrong to reach Chhomrong village. Then we further trek in a steep descent to reach Jhinu Danda. Here you can loosen up your body by taking a bath at Jhinu Hot Spring which is just 20 minutes away from Jhinu Danda. Our night stay will be done in Jhinu Danda.

Day 08 : Trek to Nayapul from Jhinu Danda as well as a drive to Pokhara : 7 hours.

Today’s destination is Pokhara and it is the last day of the trip. We will start the trek from Jhinu Danda to reach Nayapul. During the trek, we will cross Modi River and various other small villages till we reach Syauli Bazaar. The route will be flat from Syauli Bazaar to Nayapul. In between, we will reach to Birethanti to complete all checkout paperwork. After completing formalities, we trek to Nayapul and from there we will take a bus for Pokhara. From Pokhara, you can take a bus to Kathmandu the very next day, in order to return to your beloved countries or home cities.

Departure.

Checkout by 11 AM we will drop you at the bus stop or airport.

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Inclusions

2 Nights accommodation in Pokhara(twin sharing).
All accommodation during trek (mountain lodge/tea house).
Annapurna trekking permits and TIMS permits.
Three Meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) during the trek.
Tea/Coffee (served in a cup).
Government licensed English speaking guide and his entire expenses.
A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses.
Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara transport by private vehicle.
All required local tax and Gov tax.
Trekking route Map.

Exclusions

Wi-Fi, hot showers, battery charging while on a trek.
Meals in Pokhara.
Accommodation in Kathmandu (we can arrange on request with extra cost).
Kathmandu to Pokhara Transport (we can arrange on request with extra cost).
Your personal expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Liquor and entire beverage etc.
Health Insurance, Personal Insurance and other travel insurance.
Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
Nepalese visa fee(if required).
Tips for guide(s), porter(s).

Items to Bring

Trekking Bag.
UV Protected Sun Glasses.
Best Quality Hiking Shoes (Preferably Water Proof).
Trekking Poles.
Crocs Shoes/sandal.
Water disinfection Drops / Tablets.
Knapsack / Backpack / Rucksack.
Good jacket to protect from cold.
Sleeping Bag.
Windcheater.
Thermals – Top and Bottom.
Poncho (for rain).
Knee Cap 1 Pair.
Moisturizer.
1 quick drying towel.
Sun blocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sun blocks.
Toilet Paper.
Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby wipes.
Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries.
Gloves.
Trekking Socks.
Gaiters for hiking in winter.
Basic First Aid Kit.
2 light weight trekking pants.
3 light weight trekking T-Shirt.
4 pairs trekking socks.
Dry Fruits and Chocolates.
Small, basic first aid kit(cough and/or cold medicine, headache pills etc.).

INR. 25, 500*

(For Indian National Only)

USD. 420#

(# for Non Indian and Non Nepali Citizens)
*Govt Tax will be applicable

For Discount and Customize the trek send a mail to: trip@weramblers.com

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