Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days from Pokhara

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days from Pokhara

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days from Pokhara

5 Days Starting and ending in Pokhara, Nepal

Visiting: Sinuwa, Annapurna Sanctuary, Machhapuchhare Base Camp, Pokhara

Group Type:

Private

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

1 - 20

Physical rating:

Medium

Age range:

12-70

Special diets catered:

Meat, Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Interests:

Photography

Activities:

Trekking, Walking

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Tour Overview

The Short ABC Trek, also known as the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, is a mesmerizing journey through the stunning landscapes of the Annapurna region in Nepal, condensed into a thrilling five-day adventure. Beginning in Pokhara, this expedition swiftly immerses trekkers into a world of awe-inspiring beauty as they traverse diverse terrain, from lush rhododendron forests to quaint villages nestled among the Himalayan foothills. Each day presents a new vista, a new challenge, and an abundance of cultural encounters with the Gurung and Magar ethnic communities whose warmth and hospitality grace the route. Day one typically sets the tone, with a trek from Pokhara to Nayapul, where the real expedition kicks off. The trail leads through terraced fields and alongside gurgling streams, offering glimpses of local life and farming practices. As the trek progresses, the landscape transforms into dense forests, resonating with the sounds of nature. Teahouse accommodations along the way provide a cozy respite, offering not just rest but also an opportunity to mingle with fellow trekkers and locals, sharing tales and experiences. The second day's journey carries trekkers through charming villages like Tikhedhunga and Ulleri, with their traditional homes and terraced farmlands adding an authentic touch to the trek. The ascent of the famous 3,200 stone steps in Ulleri provides a vigorous workout but rewards with panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. The subsequent days unveil even more breathtaking scenery as the trek gradually ascends further into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Passing through Ghorepani, known for its spectacular sunrise views from Poon Hill, the trail continues towards Tadapani, offering glimpses of the majestic Annapurna and Machhapuchhre peaks. The scent of pine forests and the sight of cascading waterfalls add to the magical atmosphere of this trek. The culmination of this adventure comes upon reaching the Annapurna Base Camp, a surreal amphitheater surrounded by towering peaks, including the mighty Annapurna I (8,091 meters). The sense of accomplishment and the overwhelming beauty of this natural amphitheater leave an indelible mark on every trekker. The tranquility and grandeur of the mountains against the backdrop of the azure sky create an experience that words can scarcely capture. Finally, the return journey retraces the steps back to Pokhara, allowing trekkers a chance to reminisce about the incredible landscapes, diverse cultures, and personal achievements accomplished in just five days—an odyssey that leaves an enduring impression and beckons one to return, time and again, to the Himalayas.

Highlights

  • Scenic Landscapes: The trek offers a variety of landscapes, from lush rhododendron forests to terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages, and high alpine meadows.

  • Mountain Views: Jaw-dropping views of the Annapurna massif, including Annapurna I (8,091m), Machapuchare (Fishtail), and other snow-capped peaks, mesmerize trekkers throughout the journey.

  • Cultural Immersion: Encounter the rich cultural heritage of the Gurung and Magar communities, experiencing their warm hospitality, traditional villages, and unique lifestyles.

  • Natural Hot Springs: Relax in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda, a perfect way to soothe tired muscles after days of trekking.

  • Annapurna Base Camp: The culmination of the trek, the base camp sits amidst towering peaks and glaciers, providing a breathtaking panorama of some of the world's highest mountains.

  • Diverse Flora and Fauna: The trail boasts a diverse range of flora and fauna, including various species of birds, butterflies, and rare wildlife like the elusive snow leopard.

  • Tea Houses and Lodges: Trekking routes are lined with cozy tea houses and lodges, offering comfortable accommodation and delicious local meals, making the journey both comfortable and culturally enriching.

Places You'll See

Annapurna Base Camp

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Drive From Pokhara To Simrung And Trek To Bhunuwa Aka Lower Sinuwa.
Location: Sinuwa
Accommodation: Lodge
Accommodation Name: Overnight in Tea house.
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

The journey begins with a scenic drive from Pokhara, a vibrant city nestled in Nepal's lap, towards Simrung. The road unveils breathtaking landscapes, weaving through valleys and hills. Upon arrival, the trek commences towards Bhunuwa, also known as Lower Sinuwa. The initial steps into the trek set the tone for the adventure, surrounded by lush greenery and the crisp mountain air.

Day 2 : Trek To Deaurali Crossing Bamboo 2335M, Dovan 2505M, And Himalaya 2920M.
Location: Annapurna Sanctuary
Accommodation: Lodge
Accommodation Name: Overnight in Tea house.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Setting off from Lower Sinuwa, the trek embarks on a challenging yet awe-inspiring route. The trail ascends through Bamboo at 2335m, continuing onward to Dovan at 2505m, and further elevating towards the mesmerizing Himalaya at 2920m. Each stop presents unique vistas, from dense bamboo forests to the rugged charm of the Himalayan terrain, captivating trekkers with its diverse beauty.

Day 3 : Trek To Abc (Annapurna Base Camp) Via Mbc (Machhapuchhre Base Camp).
Location: Machhapuchhare Base Camp
Accommodation: Lodge
Accommodation Name: Overnight in Tea house.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The journey progresses from Deaurali, leading trekkers through an enchanting path towards the famed Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC). This leg of the trek unfolds some of the most iconic views, with the soaring peaks of the Annapurna range dominating the horizon. The Machhapuchhre Base Camp serves as a captivating waypoint before reaching the ultimate destination, the Annapurna Base Camp, nestled amidst towering peaks.

Day 4 : Trek From Annapurna Base Camp To Lower Sinwa (Bhunwa).
Location: Sinuwa
Accommodation: Lodge
Accommodation Name: Overnight in Tea house.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Descending from the Annapurna Base Camp, the trek retraces its steps towards Lower Sinuwa (Bhunuwa). The return journey offers a different perspective, allowing trekkers to absorb the stunning scenery they might have missed while ascending. The trail holds a sense of familiarity now, yet the landscape continues to surprise and enchant with its ever-changing beauty.

Day 5 : Trek To Jhinu Danda, Enjoy Natural Hot Spring Pool, Trek To Simrung And Drive Back To Pokhara.
Location: Pokhara
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

The final leg of the adventure leads from Lower Sinuwa to Jhinu Danda, offering a relaxing interlude at natural hot spring pools. The soothing warmth amidst nature's embrace rejuvenates tired muscles, providing a delightful respite. Trekking back to Simrung and driving back to Pokhara marks the conclusion of this memorable journey, leaving trekkers with lasting memories of the Annapurna region's splendor.

What's Included

  • Three times meals at trekking route.

  • Accommodation

  • Fully Guided

  • Transport

  • Meals

What's Not Included

  • Additional Services

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

  • Tips for Guide and Porter

Mode of Transport

Private Jeep

Check out our Q&As

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Our guide speaks English. For other language , please contact us.

  • Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Need to pay for wifi in mountain trekking.

  • Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    Yes.

  • What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    We can operate if only one person also.

  • What is the maximum group size?

    16 person in one group.

  • What is the tipping policy?

    10% of the trek cost.

  • What currencies are required for this tour?

    USD or NPR

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Not included.

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes.

  • What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    Comfortable Lodge

  • Company Instant Book

    Yes.

  • Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    Yes.

  • Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes, included trekking permit and other necessary paper work.

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Medium.

  • Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Single Share option means , we will provide single room. If you want to take private guide and porter can book private with informing us.

  • What documents will I receive before I travel?

    We will provide voucher and our contact details.

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    For now, there is no any special policies forCOVID-19.

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    Our guide or Tour Leader will companions on the tour.

  • Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    Most of trekking is not possible to join after group departure.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    We, Himalayan Asia Treks is not a big trekking and tour company in Nepal but we are one of the best tour and trekking company in Nepal . We established on 2005 AD.

  • What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    If you change the booking , you need to pay for date change charge of flight. Generally, we charge 20-25% for the date changing.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes, we choose one of the accommodation upon available so most of accommodation are included meet local health and safety regulations.

  • What will be if i need other language speaking guide?

    Generally, we provide English Speaking Guide. If you need other speaking language guide then inform us. We will provide but cost will be extra.

Reviews from Travellers on this Tour

Irenna   Spain

Amazing Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

29-Dec-2023

The Short ABC Trek organized by Himalayan Asia Treks from Pokhara is a concise yet exhilarating journey that encapsulates the beauty of the Annapurna region within just five days. The trek offers a perfect balance between adventure and accessibility, making it ideal for trekkers with limited time. The professionalism of Himalayan Asia Treks shines through in their well-planned itinerary, experienced guides, and impeccable logistical support. The awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped peaks, diverse landscapes, and encounters with local cultures make this expedition an unforgettable experience. For anyone seeking a condensed but rewarding trekking adventure, this five-day ABC Trek from Pokhara is an absolute gem facilitated by Himalayan Asia Treks.

Christine R.   Singapore

Amazing ABC Trek in December

15-Dec-2023

Himalayan Asia Treks organized an incredible ABC Trek from Pokhara! The journey was seamlessly coordinated, with expert guides leading us through breathtaking landscapes and charming villages. The team's professionalism and knowledge made the trek enjoyable and safe. The accommodations and meals provided were top-notch, ensuring a comfortable experience throughout. I highly recommend Himalayan Asia Treks for anyone seeking an unforgettable adventure in the Annapurna region,

Helene   Dubai

Amazing View ABC Trek in December

08-Dec-2023

The Short ABC Trek organized by Himalayan Asia Treks in December was an absolute delight. The crisp, wintry air enhanced the breathtaking views of the Annapurna Range, painting a stunning backdrop for our adventure. The team at Himalayan Asia Treks ensured a seamless experience, with knowledgeable guides who shared fascinating insights about the local culture and surroundings. The accommodations and meals provided were top-notch, offering warmth and comfort after invigorating days of trekking. The beauty of the snow-capped peaks, coupled with the professionalism of the trek organizers, made this journey an unforgettable and highly recommended experience for anyone seeking a memorable trekking adventure in Nepal.

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    Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd allows you to make 3 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 60 days before the start of the tour.

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    Up to 60 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

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