Short Annapurna base camp trek ( 5/6 Days)

Trip CostUS$ 440 (Per Person)
  • Duration 6 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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A fantastic venture in the heart of world's 10thhighest Mt. Annapurna massif and its base camp with striking scenery.  

Annapurna base camp trek 5/6 day is an amazing hike which considered as one of the best short hikes in the Annapurna region, designed for those travelers who wish to explore the Annapurna massif in a limited time, offers an equally encircle views of Annapurna 1 (8091m), Machhapuchare (8961 m), Annapurna South (7273m), Gangapurna (7454m), and many other white snowcapped.  

The shortest Annapurna base camp trek commences from Nayapul after a 1 hours scenic drive from Pokhara, the trail will lead us the beautiful local Gurung villages of Ghandruk, Chomrrong, Himalaya Machhapuchare base camp and finally we reach at Annapurna base camp then after we retrace to Sinuwa and Pokhara. During the trek, will be walking through diverse landscape and culture inclusive with rich mountain vistas of whole Annapurna range and many others enclosed Himalayas mountain, Local Gurung villages, lush forest, Terraced field and a wide diversity of flora and fauna, Trekking in Annapurna is well known as one of the most popular walks in the world.  However, it is a most popular and precise choice would be made among diverse outdoor enthusiasts to explore the Himalayas and beauty of the diversity of different culture of people and their unique culture.

In contrast, you may also like the following our different trips of the Annapurna region to have the wonderful Himalayan trekking experience at least once in a lifetime.

Kopra Ridge Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days

Short Annapurna Trek (4 Days)

Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days

Trip Highlights of Short Annapurna base camp trek ( 5/6 Days)

  • Scenic drive from and to Kathmandu
  • Spectacular and close up mountains view of Annapurna, and Machhapuchhre
  • Relaxing at Natural Hot springs
  • Beautiful local villages of Gurung community
  • Exotic flora and fauna

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight then drive to Siwai and 4 hrs walk to Chhomrong
  • Day 02: Trek to Himalayas
  • Day 03: Trek to Annapurna base camp via Machhapuchare base camp
  • Day 04: Trek to Sinuwa
  • Day 05: Trek to Siwai and 2 hrs drive to Nayapul and Pokhara
  • Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight then drive to Siwai and 4 hrs walk to Chhomrong
  • Day 02:Trek to Himalayas
  • Day 03:Trek to Annapurna base camp via Machhapuchare base camp
  • Day 04:Trek to Sinuwa
  • Day 05:Trek to Siwai and 2 hrs drive to Nayapul and Pokhara
  • Day 06:Drive back to Kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by private car.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • 2 nights -3star tourist hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Assistant guide group size more than 5 people in a group.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara-Kathmandu by bus.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • Compressive first aids box.
  • Company T-shirt
  • local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • All the government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

 

Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements.

 

Thank you for joining us (your local adventure travel partner ) “Alpine Ramble Treks”! We will do everything within our means to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable and unforgettable trip of a lifetime in Nepal Himalayas, Wishing you all the best and keep your adventure spirit alive!

Clients Reviews

  • Amandine Pre
    Amandine Pre
    France Published: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    A beautiful trek to Annapurna base camp

    Rating:

    I did my trek with a friend in March 2018 (sorry for this delayed review, just came back from a half year of traveling, which started in Nepal). We did the Poon Hill Trek in the Annapurna and it was truly an amazing experience. Dil welcomed us at the airport…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

We highly recommended a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Annapurna base camp, it will be assisted adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  

Health and Fitness requirements 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an exciting and spectacular moderate trekking destination in the world. It’s an exceptional trekking route for travelers who wish to enjoy and explore the Himalayas and beautiful landscape on this planet. As we hiking up to the high altitude than we have to prepare both by physically and mentality to succeed, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to step with your wealth health. Our first priority is your safety and security. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek that would be easy, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying at the best hotel basically 3-4 stars, on the twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is very basic where you will get the room with pillows, warm and nice blanket, attach bathroom if it’s available with comfortable beds during the 10 days Annapurna base camp trek, if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, The Menu for food and accommodation have fixed by local management community.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last minute booking

Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Water Meals and Drinking

The Annapurna base camp trek route has numerous tea houses along the way and every single tea houses has the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals on the Menu; you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to have during the trek, we would highly recommend the vegetable items instead of Meat because meat in the mountain can be effected some time because it may not be used to it for the new travelers in this region. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. The variety of drinks and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify yourself this will be cheaper and help to control the plastic pollution as well. The water you could buy everywhere in Annapurna region at the reasonable price but the price would go high when you go to high altitude areas. We also recommend you to buy boiled water instead of cold which keeps your body warm.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

During the trek, all the food are included (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks) which will be provided by the company, behind the schedule of our package the meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by yourself.

Pieces of equipment Checklists for Trekking

We Alpine Ramble Treks recommended carrying these following trekking types of equipment lists

  • Daypack up to 40 liters,
  • Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag- the company will give 
  • Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp 
  • Ear-muffs, Sun cream.
  • 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
  • 2/3 Cotton t-shirts 
  • 2Long sleeve polyester 
  • Softshell jacket water & wind resist. 
  • Bandana or headscarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • A warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket
  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
  • 1 sleeping bag (good to -10 degrees C or 14 degrees F if going to the higher elevation above 5000m.
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables should have good shoulder padding
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

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Best Season

Best season for Annapurna Base Camp Trek is spring (Marc to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best months for the Annapurna base camp trek. The temperature is moderate in these seasons and we guarantee an amazing view and breathtaking scenery throughout the trek. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble Treks will provide you standard level hotel services with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choices. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choices to book the hotels like 5 stars categories: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels, we will be glad to help according to your plans. 

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Trip fixed departure dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble Treks Pvt. Ltd would be customized your trip itinerary according to your wish and budget. Please do not hesitate to Contact us for your interest. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com

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