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Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 5 Days


Trip Facts
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Trek Duration 5 Days
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Mode of Trip Tea House / Lodge
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Grade Moderate
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Maximum Altitude 4,195 m
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Best Time September / December And March to Jun
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Group Size 2+


The 5 days Annapurna Base camp trek is the Shortest Trekking route in Annapurna Base camp. Probably it is  best Itinerary for those people who has limit time and  want to reach in base camp of Mt Annapurna.the tenth Highest Peak in the world.

A quick 5 -Days  Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, (ABC Trek)  without any doubt, is one of the best short treks in the world. Even before you set your foot on the trail you will witness Himalayas which look so close as to almost touch it with your hands. As your trek progresses, the Himalayas get even closer. One of the most iconic mountains of Nepal known by the name Machapuchre (6993 m) is there to welcome you from the very first day.

This short ABC Trek  begins from scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive to matque  and continue trek to Base camp. The trekking passes through villages and settlements, which itself are like a living museum, still retaining their centuries old tradition and social structures.

By the second day of the trek you will increasingly be leaving behind sub tropical vegetation and entering temperate weather but the sight of the majestic Himalayas will make it worth it. On the third day you will finally reach your goal—Annapurna Base Camp. You will be surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world once your reach this place like Annapurna I (8091 m) Annapurna III (7555 m) Annapurna South (7219 m) as well as Annapurna fang also called Barha Shikhara and Machapuchre (6993 m).

Within the span of just three days you will be crossing three climate zones chiefly subtropical, temperate and cold zones and this itself is rare in the world occurring in such short distance. It is one of the quickest treks in the Annapurna where you will be reaching the base camp of the tenth highest mountain  Annapurna in just three days. The whole trek finishes in just eight days—from landing in Nepal to landing back in your country.

Shorested ABC Trek Itienrary -5 Days

Day 1

Foom Pokhara drive to Jhinu / Trek to Sinuwa (2340 m) – 3 hrs.

Trekking Distance – 2.4 kilometer
Trekking length     – 3 Hour
Altitude                    –   (2340 m)

After breakfast at 7:30 am   Three hours drive  to  Jhinu via Nayapul along the Modi River the same day. After reaching  Jhinu the trek begins in earnest and you will  walk uphill climbing for an hour to reach on top of Chomrong village.  Then we will decen down to Chomrong river and accent to Sinuwa.

Meals: Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Lodge

Day 2

Trek from Sinuwa to Himalaya (2,920 m., 6 hours).

Trekking Distance –  9 kilometer
Trekking length     – 6 Hour
Altitude                    –   (2340 m)

This day trekking trail follows Dece to Bamboo,  On the route, we cross through rhododendron forest and reach Dovan. The picturesque view of the natural beauty follows us while we trek. Remaining afternoon and the evening is to wander around Dovan. We spend a night in Himalaya Hotel. Overnight at Lodge.

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Lodge

Day 3

Trek from Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp – ABC (4,130 m., 6 hours).

Trekking Distance –  10  kilometer
Trekking length     – 7  Hour
Altitude                    –   (4,130 m.)

After having your hot breakfast, the trekking trail continues to Annapurna Base Camp. The area is known as Annapurna Sanctuary which is covered with lofty mountains. The area gives an astonishing view of Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Barah Shikhar. We spend night in a guest house dined with potato soup and traditional Gurung bread which is specially for preventing from effects of cold. Overnight at Lodge

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Lodge

Day 4

Trek from Annapurna Base Camp Sinuwa (2,340 m., 6 hours).

After a grand time at Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp, morning walk on the downhill path all the way to Deurali, then with few ups and downs with gradual winding trail in the serene forest and back to the tree lines to Bamboo , From here a short steep up to Khuldi Ghar, then on the winding downhill path Through the dense forest to Sinuwa danda. for the overnight stay.

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Lodge

Day 5

Trek from to Jhinu Danda Drive Back Pokhara ( 4 hour trek) 2 hour drive

After breakfast,  walk descends to Chomrong Khola. After the bridge, an uphill walk for less than an hour reaching at Chomrong village ,  after Chomrong with another up for half hour to the top of Chomrong ridge, then our route descends to Jhinu Danda, We will stop Here for Lunch  and drive back Pokhara by Jeep

Meals: breakfast, Lunch,
Accommodation: Hotel

Cost Include/Exclude

What’s included

  • Round trip airport transfer (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
  • 2 nights at  hotel in Kathmandu, including breakfast and Wi-Fi.
  •  Your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • All Permit and necessary paper works
  • Flight Ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu .
  • Pokhara/ Jhinu and back to Pokhara by  Jeep.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and English speaking trekking guide (including his well-paid salary, insurance, meals, drinks, accommodation, transportation, etc.)
  •  1 night Hotel  in Pokhara, including breakfast and Wi-Fi
  • Trekking Equipment – Sleeping bag, Down jacket, Waking Pole, Company Duffel Bag
  • Adventure Certificate. Trekking Map,
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All Government Taxes and Service Charge.

What’s excluded

  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa fee
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, bottle of water, hot water, hot/cold shower, pot of tea, coffee etc.)
  • Trekking Porter- A porter cost USD 90
  • Tips for guide
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