The shortened trek to the Annapurna Base Camp, popularly known as Short Annapurna Base Camp, is also among the most preferred trekking packages of the Annapurna region. You can cover the trek of 10-15 days in just 5-6 days with the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek package. While you do not have much time but want to trek to the beautiful Annapurna region, this is the best trekking package that you can opt for.
The Short Annapurna Base Camp trek begins from Pokhara. After a flight or a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, you will then need to drive to Siwa from Pokhara. Siwa is below the Ghandruk and Landruk at the bank of Modi Khola. From here, the official trek to the Annapurna Base Camp begins. The trekking duration is six days, and you will have an excellent and adventurous time trekking to the base camp of one of the highest mountains in the world. As the trek begins from the bank of the Modi Khola, you will need to ascend through the jungles as well as the scattered houses. It will take you to cross a long bridge and take you to Jhinu's dada. This suspension bridge is one of the major attraction sites for trekkers willing to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp.
As you walk through the Chhomrong village, you will get to explore the hospitality of the Gurung people living in the village. Also, you will see a mini-hydro power station in the villages too. As you walk up and down to Sinuwa, the valley becomes narrow, and you will get to explore the beautiful Mt. Macchapuchre and Hiuchuli. Also, the experience of waterfalls in the region is one of the major attraction sites.
During the trek, you will also get to explore the Macchapuchre Base camp, which is at the elevation of 3.700 meters. From the Macchapuchre Base Camp, you will get to explore the beautiful Mardi Himal, Mt. Macchhapuchre, and Mt. Annapurna II. Then, you will reach to the Annapurna Base Camp the next day, which is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary as the region preserves the floras and faunas well. The region of the Base Camp is very clean, and you need to make sure that you do not even throw garbage in the Annapurna Sanctuary area too. At the elevation of around 4,310 meters from the sea level, the base camp offers you the majestic views of the beautiful mountains like; South Annapurna. Annapurna I, Hiunchuli. Gandharva Chuli, Mt. Macchapuchre. Tent Peak/Tharpu Chuli, Singu Chuli, and Gangapurna.
If you are looking for the perfect season to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp, you should either choose Autumn or the Spring season. The sky during the months of the Autumn season (September, October, and November) is bright and offers you the best visibility. Also, the temperature during the season is moderate and not too cold, which makes it moderate and easy for the trekkers.
Moreover, you can also choose the Spring season, which falls during the months of March, April, and May. This season is also popular while you trek to the Annapurna region. As spring is right after the winter season, you will be able to experience the life of the region after the winter reason. The view of the majestic Himalayas looks alluring. Also, the green and lush forests look outstanding. Talking about the temperature, the temperature during these months is moderate, and you can have a good time during this season.
Although the trekking trail is adventurous, sometimes it can be really tough for trekkers to reach the Annapurna Base Camp. The bad weather can be fatal, and as the weather worsens during the winter season, reaching to the Annapurna Base Camp might be a tough task. Also, walking around 6-7 hours a day to complete your trek for 5-6 days can be troublesome. You need to train your body well for all the upcoming hardships as the remote trekking trail is really hard to cover.
In conclusion, the Short Annapurna Base Camp trek can be fascinating and be one of the greatest experiences for trekkers all around the world. In a short time, you will get to explore the beauty of the majestic and panoramic Himalayas as well as get through the beautiful lush green rhododendron forests of Nepal. You can choose us to plan your Short Annapurna Base Camp. We have trained and experienced trekking guides along with all the necessary equipment that you require during your trek to the Annapurna Base Camp.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.
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