Annapurna Base Camp 8 Days Trek is one of the shortest trekking routes in Annapurna region that takes you all the way up to the base camp of one of the world's highest top.
This is one among the best short trek that encompasses every wonder and beauty of a month-long trek. This trek could be felicitous for any trek lover not having enough time for an exaggerated trek.
Some of the rewards you will be getting in this camp trek are fanciful views of mountains peaks like Annapurna (8091 meters), Gangapurna (7454 meters), Machhapuchhre (6997 meters), Lamjung (6983 meters), Hiunchuli (6441 meters) and Mount Fang (7647 meters).
Through this trek, you will be trekking along the woods blooming with rhododendrons, oaks, green bamboo, different animals, beautiful flowing rivers and several other attractions.
Annapurna Base Camp trek lets you have a close glimpse of Mount Annapurna 8091 meters and several other surrounding mountain peaks. This trek requires trekkers to ascend uphill and descend downhill a lot making it quite tough, even if Annapurna Base Camp Altitude (4130 meters) is lower relative to Everest Base Camp (5380 meters).
Don’t you worry though, all your trepidations and hardships will be paid by the beautiful vistas and peace that this trek has to offer.
- Incredible views of snowcapped mountain peaks like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri ranges.
- Annapurna Base Camp- Amazing viewpoint suitable for 360-degree view of landscapes.
- Annapurna Valley: encompassing many lovely Gurung and Magar villages.
- Interaction and heart-warming hospitality of Locals
- Natural hot spring of Jhinu Danda
- Spend a night exploring and walking the gorgeous streets of the stunning city filled with beautiful lakes – Pokhara.
- Peace providing sunrise views from ABC.
- Heterogeneous combination of flora and fauna
- Diverse culture, vegetation and terrains
Where is Annapurna Base Camp Located?
Annapurna Base Camp is located on Annapurna Sanctuary which is basically a high glacial basin 40 Km north of Pokhara. Depending upon the trekking or travel agency, the starting point and ending point of this trek might vary.
This trek covers around 115 Km of distance with a maximum elevation of 4130 meters. If you want to trek to the nature wise rich base camp of high mountains but Everest Base Camp is a bit expensive, long and dangerous for you, Annapurna Base Camp of 8 days might be perfect for you.
Just imagine, within 8 days of time, you will be back after exploring the nature, lifestyle and mountains of Annapurna region. No, you didn’t read it wrong. Himalayan Trekkers brings to you an extraordinary opportunity to explore the Annapurna region, witness the breathtakingly magnificent mountain vistas in just around a week of time. This short trek will commence from a picturesque flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara via tourist bus: 7 hours
Day 02: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul & trek to Ghandruk: 1.5 hours drive and 4-5 Hours
Day 03: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong: Approx. 6 hours
Day 04: Trek from Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel -Approx. 7 hours
Day 05: Trek from Himalaya hotel to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchre Base Camp: Approx. 6 hours
Day 06: Trek from ABC to Bamboo: Approx. 7 hours
Day 07: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda: Approx. 6 hours
Day 08: Trek from Jhinu dada to Nayapul Drive to Pokhara and fly back to Kathmandu: 4-5 hours trek, 1.5 hours’ drive and flight