Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Best place trek for ever, booking open 2024 | 2025 all inclusive package

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: Minimum 2,
  • Trip Type: ABC Lodge Trek
  • Food: As Per Itinerary
  • Best Time: March - June & Sept - Dec.
  • Private Trek: Possible Anytime
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Lodge
  • Transport: Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Max Elevation: 4,130m | 13,549ft


  • Scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Trek to ABC with an experienced local trek guide and porter
  • Walk through rich flora and fauna in the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Explore and meet with real local people's cultures and text their organic foods
  • Best mountain views and beautiful sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp
  • Trek-tour starting and ending in Kathmandu
  • 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 7 dinners inclusive in the trip package

About Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also known as "ABC Short Trek", which is one of the best trekking destinations in the Annapurna region. If you’re planning a walking trip there with a customized trip itinerary, this trek can be an alternative trip fact that you can consider and lets you travel into the beautiful region of Annapurna for Nine days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, the package is perfect for rapid hikers in the Himalayas which requires healthy physical fitness.

The trek begins in the beautiful city of Kathmandu, Pokhara, it combines everything- from mountains and high valleys to culture and remote lifestyle. Along the journey, you’ll have the best opportunity to see mountain views and local people's lifestyle exploration, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Himchuli, Fish-Tail, and many more.

It's a classic journey to the gorgeous Annapurna region. You can enjoy all the best features and aspects of the area properly. The trek begins with a pleasant jeep drive from Pokhara to Ghandrung Phedi through many ethnic villages of Gurung and Magar people, enjoy the many spectacular sights of the Annapurna Mountains, besides the incredible scenery. You can also experience the unique traditions of the people; it is a grand adventure combined with natural beauty and cultural riches.

Our delightful 8-night 9-day ABC tour Itinerary takes you to destinations like Ghandrung, Chomrung, Bamboo, and Deurali, among many more. You will continually be in the company of the Annapurna Mountains. The view of the massive Himalayas against the green terrain is thrilling then finally, make your way to the base camp of Mount Annapurna, where the snowy acreages of the mountains will make you feel like you are in paradise.

You can enjoy the sights of the famous holy mountain peak “Fish-Tail” called in Nepali Machhapuchhare, Annapurna south, and the many peaks of the Annapurna while trekking. The other attraction that you can the tranquility of the landscape, rhododendron, and alpine woods mark the terrain in green carpets infrequent Himalayan Rivers also cut across the land. Moreover, small chortens line the trekking trail like ultimate reminders of people’s unique traditions. You can feel it this trek is as naturally rich as it is a culturally enlightening one

Furthermore, you will also visit the Jhinu natural hot spring, where you can enjoy swimming, and take a bath with its delicate features. Trek to sites where you can witness amazing natural Annapurna massifs like never before. Hence, do not miss this opportunity to take in the many outstanding features of the beautiful Annapurna. You will be provided with the best service throughout the trip. It is a journey of a lifetime that you will not forget! join Nepal Spirit Adventure in this exciting journey.


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You may arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by one of the Nepal Spirit Adventure Team’s airport representatives. He will help you get transferred to your hotel. He will also explain further plans and programs to you. You do not have anything else planned for today, thus you can check into your hotel and relax or spend your time as per your preference. Overnight Stay at the Hotel.

  • Accommodation: 3*** Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft

A short scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. When you arrive at Pokhara, you will be greeted with beautiful views of many prominent mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri,Manaslu, Machhapuchhre (fish-tail), and the many mountain peaks of the Annapurna massif. Pokhara is a famous tourist hub of Nepal. It is well-deserving of its popularity because it is a beautiful city located right beside the sapphire Phewa Lake. The lake is also popular for reflecting the sight of the Machhapuchhre Mountain on its surface.

From Pokhara, we will then drive to Jhinuwa Hot Springs. It is a bustling town that lies some distance away from Pokhara. From Jhinuwa Danda we will then start our trek to the village of Chhomrong. Approximately 3 hours walk overnight in lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Location: Chhomrong
  • Altitude: 2,170 m | 7,120ft

After breakfast the Chomrong, a morning walk on a short downhill over terraced farm fields and to the Chomrong river, after crossing the bridge an uphill for an hour to Sinuwa Danda a small place with few lodges offering grand views of surrounding rolling green hills, from here walk into the dense forest till Bamboo is reached, located near Modi River. From here an hour's walk up to Dovan with a few lodges near Modi River, after a short stop continue to walk taking another few hours to reach at Himalaya Hotel for an overnight stop, near the large Hinko Cave beneath Huinchuli peak.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Location: Himalayan Hotel
  • Altitude: 2,840 m | 9,318ft

From here walk on glaciers and moraine around the old avalanche area, after crossing a small bridge near Deurali before Machhapuchare Base Camp is reached. After Deurali tree lines disappear with only high alpine bushes and shrubs, our route climbs following the Modi River upstream, The walk gets pleasant for an hour, and with steep up to reach Machhapuchare Base Camp overnight. This place with few lodges is located on the bottom of Mt. Machhapuchare North Face, and from here onward starts the Annapurna Sanctuary area.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Location: MBC
  • Altitude: 3,700 m | 12,135ft

After a wonderful morning overlooking views of the Annapurna mountain range, from here a short walk to the base camp, a morning walk on the grassy uphill slopes then reaching higher almost level ground near Annapurna Base Camp, a morning walk with stunning views of close Annapurna peaks that circles the sanctuary facing Annapurna I.

After a good scenic walk reach Annapurna Base Camp a magnificent spot with about three large lodges at present, offering tremendous awesome scenery of snow-capped peaks that encircle this lovely spot at base camp, afternoon at leisure to enjoy the mountain views.

Annapurna area was first explored by the British Adventure Col. James O.M. 'Jimmy' Roberts in the year 1956 and exposed to the world as the 'Sanctuary of Gods'. The Sanctuary has been christened "Annapurna Sanctuary" ever since.

NOTE:After exploration at ABC, you may not like to stay there, due to the high altitude you can walk downhill to Deurali for the overnight stop.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Location: ABC
  • Altitude: 4,130 m | 13,549ft

After a grand time at Annapurna base camp around spectacular Sanctuary, a morning walk downhill to Deurali, with few ups and downs on a winding trail then back into the forest reaching Bamboo for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Location: Bamboo
  • Altitude: 2,310 m | 7,578ft

From here a short steep up to Khuldi Ghar, then downhill to Sinuwa Danda, from here walk descends to Chomrong Khola. After the bridge, an uphill walk for less than an hour reaching Chomrong village for a rest stop lunch break. After Chomrong another half-hour to the top of Chomrong ridge, then our route descends to Jhinu danda, for an overnight stay, this place offers refreshing hot springs just 20 minutes walk downhill near Modi River.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Location: Hot Spiring
  • Altitude: 1,760 m | 5,774ft

After a refreshing time at Jhinu downhill for an hour to Modi River with a gradual walk and short climb to reach the bottom of Gandruk Phedi about 2 hours trek then an approximately 3 hours drive to Pokhara after a wonderful time up in the high mountains overnight in a hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Location: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 8, 20 m | 2,700ft

Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu would be one of the best choices as you walk lots of accending up and descending trek down from Annapurna base camp it is a very short and scenic 30-minute flight to Kathmandu as well and you can use more time in Kathmandu for shopping or relaxing overnight in hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3*** Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315 m | 4,270ft

After a wonderful time at Short Annapurna base camp trekking with the grand service of Nepal Spirit Adventure, as per the flight time transfer to the international air terminal for your departure homeward bound or to the next respective countries.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transportation: Airport drop by private vehicle
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Cost Details

  • All airport arrival and departure transportation by private vehicle
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Jampa or Similar in Kathmandu
  • Domestic round-trip flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • Private vehicle from Pokhara to Nayapul/ end of trek point Ghandrung Phedi to Pokhara
  • Full board hygienic meals with a cup of tea/ coffee (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • One highly experienced local helpful & friendly trek guide, trek porter (we provide 1 porter for 2 clients), and their food, accommodation, salary, trip equipment, and accidental insurance
  • Trek equipment: Nepal Spirit Adventure company duffel bag, down jacket, and sleeping bag
  • Best available twin-sharing room lodge-to-lodge accommodation in the trekking period
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Annapurna conservation entry permit and TIMS Fees- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 3 passport photographs)
  • A comprehensive first-aid medical kit
  • Government taxes and office service charge
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100 (Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos)
  • International airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • All kinds of cold drinks: Alcoholic/non-alcoholic water, coke, Fanta, juice, tea, coffee
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

Dates & Prices

Departure note

If the trek departure isn't working, customize the trip departure date available as per your suitable holiday contact us.


Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
27 Apr, 2024 - 05 May, 2024AvailableUS$933Confirm
30 Apr, 2024 - 08 May, 2024AvailableUS$933Confirm