Shortest and lightning 6 days trek to Annapurna Base Camp is an adventure for fast walkers with limited time in Nepal, with a passion for being in the high mountains of Annapurna Himalaya in shortest duration.
This Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is quickest and fastest ways to reach world 10th highest Mt. Annapurna Base camp in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge on routes, with fascinating views of snow-capped peaks, huge Annapurna glacier and focusing sunrise from the Annapurna base camp valley ridge.
View Nepal Treks “Lightning Trip to Annapurna Base Camp” begins with an overland drive to picturesque Pokhara famous and popular touristic place in the shade of massif Annapurna Himalaya.
This Annapurna Base Camp short trek leads to interesting Gurung tribe villages of Ghandruk and Chomrong and into the enchanting alpine. On this trek following Modi River right up to its glacier source into the Sanctuary and Annapurna base camp located beneath 10th highest Mt. Annapurna with its adjoining high peaks.
After a great time at Annapurna base camp, this amazing trek concludes back at Pokhara, on visiting lovely villages of Jhinudanda with hot spring with excellent guidance and services of View Nepal Treks and its cheerful guide and staff.Annapurna base camp, this amazing trek concludes back at Pokhara, on visiting lovely villages of Jhinudanda with hot spring with excellent guidance and services of View Nepal Treks and its cheerful guide and staff.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Drive or fly to Pokhara 950m - 06 hrs journey distance 220 k.m.
Day 03: Drive to Kimche 1,560 m via Nayapul and trek to Chomrong 1,951m.
Day 04: Trek to Himalaya Hotel 2,730m via Bamboo 2,050m - 07 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m - 06 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Dovan 2,130 m - 06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Jhinu danda 1,700m via Chomrong 06 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Syali Bazaar and drive to Pokhara.
Day 09: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 10: International departure homeward bound.
On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, View Nepal Treks staff receives you and then a short drive to hotel within the heart of Kathmandu city, after refreshment our guide / leader will inform regarding trekking to Annapurna base camp- hotels –lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
Starting the adventure to Annapurna Base Camp trekking with an overland drive to Pokhara through Himalayan foothills, on reaching Pokhara transfer to respective hotels close to serene Lake Phewa with afternoon free for short strolls. (Options by Air 30 minutes flight to Pokhara).
On leaving Pokhara valley towards mid hill villages with constant views of snowcapped peaks as the drive ends at Kimche via Nayapul, then starting the walk following the Modi River with climb to Ghandruk village and to Kimrong ridge, from here route descends to Kimrong valley into cool forested area. On reaching Kimrong River, an uphill climb for few hours to the top of Chomrong village. From the top a short downhill to overnight stop at Chomrong village for overnight stop, this is a last permanent village door to Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp trek.
After Chomrong walk leads to short downhill through terraced fields to Chomrong River. After crossing a bridge an uphill for an hour to Sinuwa danda, from here walk to Bamboo a small settlement, located by the Modi River in the middle of bamboo, rhododendron and oaks forested area. Walk continues after Bamboo with gradual up towards Dovan and to Himalaya Hotel for overnight stop near Hinko Cave after a steep winding walks.
From here onwards air gets cooler as the walk gets close to Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp. Walk leads on glacier and moraine formed by old avalanches near Deurali the last place with lodges before Machapuchare Base Camp. Here onward tree lines disappears with only short bushes, a final climb following Modi Rivers upstream brings at Maccahapuchare Base Camp for overnight stop. Located beneath North Face of Machhapuchare Peak, from MBC begins Annapurna Sanctuary. Starting the morning walk with views of mountains reaching higher elevation at Annapurna Base Camp, with close up views of magnificent Annapurna peaks with Mt. Annapurna I, after a good walk to Annapurna Base Camp for overnight stop with ample time to marvel the mountain views and just relax in this beautiful surrounding.
After grand time at Annapurna base camp within the Sanctuary, morning walk heads downhill all the way to Deurali. From here with few ups and downs and some gradual section back into tree lines to reach at Dovan for overnight stop.
Morning a short steep climb to Khuldi Ghar, and then downhill through dense forest passing Sinuwa danda as the walk leads lead to Chomrong khola. After the bridge an uphill walk for an hour to Chomrong village for lunch. After Chomrong with half hour climb at Chomrong ridge and then descend to Jhinu danda for overnight stop. This village offers refreshing bathe in hot springs which is just 20 minutes walk downhill near Modi River.
After a pleasant stop continue downhill walk to another New Bridge (Nayapul) by the Modi River, after the bridge a gradual walk with short climb to reach at Syali-Bazaar after following the raging Modi River downstream, from here drive back to Pokhara after a wonderful time up in the high mountains.
Morning a scenic drive to Kathmandu, after a remarkable Annapurna Base Camp trek, on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure for individual activities and souvenir shopping. (Options by air with 30 mins scenic flight back to Kathmandu)
Last day in Nepal with wonderful experience and fond memories of Lightning Trip to Annapurna Base Camp trekking, as per the flight time View Nepal Treks staff transfer you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.