This trek package is no different than the Annapurna Base Camp Trek via Ghorepani but the days are short and just the target to reach the Annapurna Base Camp in the shortest way. On this package we will not be visiting Poon HIll, Ghorepani that's why we can call this trek a speedy Annapurna Base Camp Trek. If you are a beginner and don't have any walking experience then this 5 days shortest way to reach base camp might not be a good idea. In 5 days daily we will be walking appx 7 hrs a day without acclimatization so make sure this package is for you.
Annapurna Sanctuary or ABC trek is popular trekking trails in Annapurna Region from the beginning of time where other trekking routes were not discovered. The trek takes you through stunning mountain scenery, including the Annapurna Range, and offers stunning views of Mt. Fishtail. Roughly the short Annapurna Base Camp distance is about 35 to 40 Km from Pokhara. On this short 5 days short annapurna base camp trek itinerary typically starts from Pokhara and follows the Modi Khola River Upstream. We will drive just below the Ghandruk village from Pokhara to Jhinu Danda bridge to make the trip itinerary short. Some people take a Helicopter Ride to Annapurna Base camp which is another easiest way to reach the Annapurna Base Camp but we are talking about the trekking plan.
The trek's main highlights are the breathtaking 360-degree vistas offered by the Annapurna Sanctuary. The enormous Annapurna glacier is visible above the Annapurna hills. From the Annapurna Base Camp, we retrace our steps while gathering life experience. Take a short hike to Chomrong village to descend. Another thing is the Jhinu Danda (a natural Hot Spring) is relaxable. The short climb to Annapurna Base Camp passes through a rhododendron grove. Additionally, it travels through quaint Nepalese villages. Enjoy the Gurung and Magar ethnic communities.
For 4 nights we will arrange your accommodation in the local tea houses also 3 time meals will be included. If you have time and can extend then 7 days annapurna base camp trek would be a good choice. However many people had done the fastest 5 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek with us that's why we are suggest this trip itinerary. The trek is Guided trip where you will be walking with our guide, and Porter. The amount you pay us will also cover private transportation, all trekking Permits, government taxes and moreover the satisfaction. The cost of the ABC trek is listed for private and group joining but still if you are in your own group you can write us for the group discount. There are many different Annapurna Base Camp packages available, so you can choose one that fits your budget and your needs.
Best Season And Months For The Short ABC Trek
The most popular time to do the Annapurna Base Camp trek is from September to November, when the weather is clear and more crowded. Autumn temperatures average around 60 degrees Fahrenheit, but they decrease as you gain elevation.
Trekkers who want to avoid the crowds often go to ABC in the winter or spring. Winter is the coldest time to trek, but there are fewer people in the area.
Spring is considered the most beautiful time to visit ABC, as the flowers are in bloom and temperatures warm up to around 63 degrees Fahrenheit. However, this is also the haziest time of year in the Himalayas, so views may be obscured.
How Difficult Is The Short ABC Trek
The short ABC trek is considered a moderately difficult trek that does not require technical mountaineering skills. On average, hikers will walk for 6 to 8 hours per day. The difficulty of the trek can vary depending on your fitness level and previous hiking experience. All trekking routes in Nepal involve a lot of up and down, which can be draining, especially at higher altitudes where there is less oxygen. However, compared to other high-altitude treks such as Everest Base Camp, Manaslu, and the Annapurna Circuit, the ABC trek is considered less difficult.
Short ABC Trek Gears List
Make sure you have a proper packing list for the ABC Trek. You won't be able to buy anything you need on the trail, so pack all the essential gear and equipment. You can buy in Kathmandu or in Pokhara if you forgot or wanted to buy in Nepal. Follow the link
- Trekking gears for Nepal Trek (ABC TREK)
Travel Insurance for The Short ABC Trek
It is important to have travel insurance when trekking to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal. Trekking is a physically demanding, and altitude sickness and injuries are common. If you need to be rescued or treated for medical attention, it can be very expensive. We recommend WorldNomads Travel Insurance for trekking in Nepal.
- Spectacular Mountain Views: Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Annapurna mountain range, including Machapuchhare, Annapurna I, and Hiunchuli. The ABC trek offers breathtaking views of these majestic peaks throughout the journey.
- Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region as you pass through ethnic villages like Chhomrung. Interact with the friendly locals and get a glimpse into their traditional lifestyle and customs.
- Diverse Landscapes: Trek through diverse landscapes, starting from lowland villages and lush green rice terraces. As you ascend, you will encounter deep forests of oak, bamboo, and rhododendron trees, adding to the natural beauty of the trail.
- Annapurna Sanctuary: Reach the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary, a small campsite surrounded by towering mountains and glacial moraines. Witness the serene surroundings and capture stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna region, especially during sunrise and sunset.
- Tea House Accommodations: Stay in comfortable tea houses run by local communities, providing an authentic experience and a chance to support the local economy.