5 days Annapurna Base Camp

Short Trek to ABC

Experience the awe-inspiring Annapurna Base Camp Trek in just 5 days, embarking from and concluding in Pokhara. This streamlined itinerary is a remarkable departure from the past, where a minimum of 12 days was required to complete the trek. Now, you can enjoy the breathtaking journey without the need for an extended 12-day holiday in Nepal.

Previously, the trek commenced around Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tadapani, and Chomorong. However, the present route allows for a convenient drive to Nayapul, followed by a seamless transition to Motkyu. From there, the trek unfolds through Chomrong and Himalaya, culminating at the base of Annapurna.

This condensed timeframe caters to those with limited vacation days. The enchantment of traversing nature and immersing oneself in local culture remains unchanged. The only notable difference is the return journey along the same route.

Should the proposed itinerary not align with your schedule, we welcome communication for customization. Share your preferences, and we will collaborate to tailor an itinerary that suits your timeframe and preferences. Your satisfaction is our priority.


Annapurna Base Camp Express Trek Overview:

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the stunning Annapurna region with our express trek. This adventure encompasses the essence of the Himalayas, offering a perfect blend of scenic drives, cultural exploration, and awe-inspiring trekking.

A.B.C. Highlights

  • You will be treated to amazing Himalayan views throughout the trek. You can see the highest mountain peaks, such as Annapurna 1, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and other incredible snow-capped mountains.
  • We will be driving through the outskirts of Pokhara to reach Nayapul and later to Motkyu, with beautiful views along the way.
  • Visit rural and popular villages inhabited by local Gurung, Tamang, and other communities.
  • Experience a teahouse lodge stay and get to taste various types of local food made by locals.
  • Reach the Annapurna Sanctuary as you hike towards ABC from Macchapuchre Base Camp. It feels amazing to be in the sanctuary surrounded by towering snow-capped Himalayan peaks.
  • Walk by the side of the Himalayan-originated Modi Khola river, dense bamboo, and rhododendron forests (in the right season).
  • See various high Himalayan glaciers while exploring the Annapurna Base Camp area.
  • Get a sense of achievement as you hike above 4000 meters, and that is also in just 5 days.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary 5 days

Meet and greet by our company representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your respective hotel in Kathmandu.

Free day in Kathmandu will provide you an opportunity to do some last minute shopping for your trek incase you have missed something from your country. You can even choose to do city sightseeing for half or full day on extra cost. Today we will also have short briefing on your trek.

Today you will drive to Pokhara on a private vehicle or on a tourist bus depending on your package cost. The drive is of 6 to 7 hrs. with scenic beauty along the view of rivers and mountains. Check in to the hotel which has been pre-booked.

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and to Motkyu, then we trek to Chomrong. passing through picturesque landscapes and charming villages. The trail gradually ascends as you immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. Reach Chomrong, a delightful Gurung village nestled at an elevation of 2140 meters. Enjoy the hospitality of the locals and take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including the majestic Machapuchre.

Trek from Chomrong, passing through lush rhododendron forests and terraced fields. As you ascend, the trail unveils captivating views of the Annapurna and Machapuchare peaks. Reach Himalaya, situated at an elevation of 2900 meters. The serene surroundings and the distant sound of the Modi Khola River create a tranquil atmosphere, making it a perfect resting point for the night.

Today we will navigate through diverse landscapes. The trail gradually ascends, and you'll find yourself surrounded by alpine meadows and rocky moraines.

Reach the iconic Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4110 meters. Revel in the breathtaking amphitheater of towering peaks, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli. Capture the awe-inspiring views and enjoy a well-deserved sense of accomplishment.

Begin your descent from Annapurna Base Camp, retracing your steps through the mesmerizing landscapes.

Descend to Bamboo at 2340 meters, a picturesque settlement surrounded by bamboo groves. Enjoy the serene ambiance and relax after the trekking challenges of the previous days.

Descend further to Motkyu, appreciating the changing scenery and relishing the final moments of your trek.

We conclude our trek and drive back to Pokhara, reminiscing about the stunning landscapes, warm encounters with locals, and the accomplishment of reaching Annapurna Base Camp. Enjoy a well-deserved rest in Pokhara after this fulfilling adventure. Check into the hotel that is pre-booked for you.

Drive Pokhara to Kathmadu and get transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu.

One of our company representative will meet you at your hotel and will transfer you to the International Airport in Kathmandu for your journey to next destination or to your country.

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5 days Annapurna Base Camp