About Trip

To those who want to accomplish the Annapurna Base camp trek but are in the constraint of time, Sublime Trails offers an 11 days Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek package. This Annapurna Base Camp 11 Day Trek itinerary will take you right into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary and will return you safely via a small circuit route that delivers the best view of the mountains that there is.

With a perfect blend of nature and culture, the route to Annapurna Base Camp passes through tranquil landscapes, to terraced farmlands, warm and welcoming Gurung, Thakali and Magar villages, blossoming Rhododendron, bamboo, oak and alpine forests in high altitude region.

It gains its popularity from the panoramic views of the Himalayas it provides. From the two Base Camps, namely, Machhapuchhre and Annapurna, you will get the most splendid view of the Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Range. We will also encounter a natural hot spring near Jhinu Danda. Locals believe that the waters have a healing property that eases away your aches and pains.

With the uncompromising view of the Mt. Fishtail also called Mt. Machhapuchhare (6998 m) along with Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m) Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.), Mt. Annapurna III (7555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525 m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441 m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche peak (6920 m), and Tilicho peak (7134m) you will be left breathless.

They are arranged in such a manner that they are precisely forming a circle that is about 15 kilometres in diameter with a deep glacier-covered amphitheatre at the centre.

The locals we will encounter in Annapurna Base Camp Route are of mixed ethnic groups; there are Brahmans, Chhetris, Mongoloid, Gurung, and Magar people fairly distributed among the entire region. However, Gurungs and Magars make up the larger portion of the residents. You must seize this opportunity to explore and learn the culture, tradition and lifestyle of these residents.

This Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek of 11 days starts and ends in Pokhara which is the second biggest city and tourist's haven. It is the perfect place to relax after you conquer the Annapurna Base Camp.

We will then drive to Nayapul, our starting point of the trek and begin walking through the foothills of the Annapurna Base Camp. We also pass the famous vantage points for sunrise and mountain views like Poon Hill. We will also encounter a natural hot spring near Jhinu Danda near the end of the trek. Locals believe that the waters have a healing property that eases away your aches and pains.

This short Annapurna Base Camp trek is a moderately difficult trek that is suitable for almost everyone. Annapurna Short Base Camp Trek is rich in biodiversity as the trekking journey follows the trail inside Annapurna Conservation Area. The conservation is known for its flora, fauna, wildlife and especially the birds.

With or without experience, this trek is doable by all. Savour the perfect experience in the shortest amount of time. Perfect for somebody who is tight on time.

So, get ready for the perfect short Annapurna Base Camp of 11 Days with Sublime Trails!

Trip Highlights

  • Journey to world’s 10th tallest mountain foothill, Mt. Annapurna
  • View of world’s 7th tallest mountain Mt. Dhaulagiri and other more than 20 mountain peaks
  • Machhapuchhre Base Camp
  • Diversified vegetations
  • ACAP or Annapurna Sanctuary
  • Lake City Pokhara
  • Jhinu Hot Spring

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Fly to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul then trek to Tikhe Dhunga
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani
  • Day 04: Hike to Poonhill, trek to Tadapani
  • Day 05: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa
  • Day 06: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali
  • Day 07: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Day 08: Trek from ABC to Bamboo
  • Day 09: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda Hot Spring
  • Day 10: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara and Flight to Kathmandu
  • Day 11: International departure
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