Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
  • Trip Grade
    Easy To Moderate 
  • Max Altitude
    4210 Meters
  • Group Size
    Min 1 Pax. 
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Best Time
    March - May & Sept - Dec 
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All Inclusive Price: $1,090USD

Trip Overview

Looking for a short trekking package in the Annapurna region? We have a package just for you – Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek. This trek is moderate, short, and includes all the major highlights you don’t want to miss.

The Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek is a trekking package that you can complete in 11 days. The trip starts from Kathmandu, a flight to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul with a hike till Tikhe Dhunga. All throughout the trek, you’ll pass numerous villagers where ethnic groups of Gurung and Magar mostly reside. Trekkers will enter the Annapurna Conservational Area, a protected area in the Annapurna region. Likewise, many other attractions will amaze the trekkers.

If you want to be amongst the ones to embark on this journey, then Nepal Hiking Team welcomes you for this amazing trip. It is indeed a complete package that mixes hiking routes with beautiful views of the mountains.

Major Highlights

  • Scenic Flight to Pokhara –  Enjoy the views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, five peaks of Annapurna range from the flight
  • Pokhara is- Most Happening City in Nepal
  • Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul ( Total distance- 42km)
  • Hike till Tikhe Dhunga
  • Enjoy and observe the local ethnic traditions of the Gurung and Magar People
  • Morning sunrise from Poon Hill( 3,210m)- Popular View Point
  • Panoramic Views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others.
  • Enter Annapurna Conservation Area- Largest Protected Area in Nepal
  • Immer yourself in ACAP’s rich biodiversity – 1,226 plants
  • Watch out for different kinds of animals – 105 mammals, 518 birds, and 23 amphibians
  • Trek through verdant rhododendron and bamboo forests
  • Observe the green terrace farms
  • Hike till Macchapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp
  • Relaxing time at Jhinu Dhada Hot Spring

Who can join the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek?

Here is a checklist that you can refer to check whether this trek is fit for you or not.

  • Age Group: The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek will suit all age groups. Even small kids and teenagers can walk easily and enjoy the trek.
  • Beginner and Experienced Hikers: Our Annapurna Base Camp Short trek suits both beginner and experienced hikers.

How hard is it to trek to Annapurna Base Camp?

Trekking in the Annapurna region is not as difficult as other treks in Nepal.  The hiking route is easy, and the maximum altitude of this trek is 4210m. There will be very less chance of altitude sickness at this altitude.

In addition to this, we’re extremely professional trekking guides who are licensed by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. They are trained and will guide the trekkers.

Alternate Treks

There are other alternative treks as well, which you can opt for. Some of them are the 14-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek, which includes two nights in Pokhara. Pokhara is the most happening city where one can enjoy their time walking beside the lakes and enjoy their evening beautifully.

The second alternative is the Instant Annapurna Base Camp Trek for 9 days. The trek starts straight from Ghandruk, skipping Ghorepani Poon Hill.

Another alternative can be the Annapurna Panorama Trek of 9 days. This trek is perfect for those who have limited time as the trek completes in just 9 days. In this trek, one can enjoy the complete trek till Poon Hill with an additional sightseeing tour in Nepal.

Lastly, we’ve Annapurna Poon Hill Trek of 6 days duration in which you can hike to Poon Hill and enjoy the trek.

For more options, check out all our Annapurna Region trips. And with Nepal Hiking Team, you can expect the best services at all times! Therefore, come join us in this amazing and unforgettable adventure.


Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (KTM) Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) 25-min then trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/49035ft) Duration: 5 hrs

Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft) Duration: 7 hrs

Day 04: Hiking -Poonhill (3210m/10528ft), trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 6 hrs

Day 05: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m/7575ft) Duration: 6 hrs

Day 06: Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m/10330ft) Duration: 6 hrs

Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m/13810ft) Duration: 5 hrs

Day 08: ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft) Duration: 7 hrs

Day 09: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (hot spring) (1780m/5840ft) Duration: 6 hrs

Day 10: Jhinu Danda to Kathmandu (1370m/4495ft) Duration: 15 Min walk, 2 hrs drive and 25-min flight

Day 11: Farewell

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportations by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Round trip flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • One highly experienced, helpful & friendly guide,  porter (a porter between 2 clients)& their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance etc.
  • Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Nepal Hiking Team T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • A comprehensive first aid medical kit
  • Annapurna conservation and TIMS Fees- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 3 passport photographs)
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • 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.)
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • All kind of cold drinks e.g. water, coke, fanta, juice etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

Trip Route Map

Cost & Dates

  • Small Group Journey
  • Private Journey

Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

Upcoming Trip Departure

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Zhilla NoorbakhshAustralia

After successful accomplishment of ABC trek recently, I have returned from Nepal and cannot just utter about the service offered by Nepal Hiking Team in mere words. I did a widespread research about hiking companies and after contacting with some of

Rachel and MeganUSA

We had an unbelievable adventure completing the Mardi Himal Trek in January 2023. Our guide Rajendra (Raj), and porter Rajesh  were professional, fun, energetic, and knowledgeable about not only the trek we were on but about many others in the area.

Tamar NitzanUSA

I'm so happy I went with Nepal Hiking Team. From the moment I arrived at the hotel, I knew I made the right choice. The hotel was in a great area. Bars, restaurants, clubs, shops were all within a 10 minute or less walk from the hotel.

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I completed the 14 day Annapurna Circuit early December 2022, thank you so much to Surya and Rabin, who both went out of their way to make this trip, that I'd been planning so long,and  memorable. They were always checking in with me during the hike

Rick BelliveauPortland Oregon USA

Namaste! I highly recommend Nepal Hiking Team for your trekking adventure in the beautiful Himalayan Mountains of Nepal. This was my first trip to Nepal and additionally my first ever muli-day trek. Annapurna Base Camp Trek became a dream of mine about