Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in Nepal

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in Nepal - 8 Days

Overview

  • Duration:8 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • Trip TypeTrekking and Tour
  • Max Altitude 4,130 m
  • Arrival CityKathmandu

Highlights

  • Beautiful Phewa lake and world peace stupa.
  • Stunning mountains views including Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna
  • Enjoy the nature walk in the Annapurna conservation area
  • Discover the beauties of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung Himalayan range.
  • Explore the ethnic culture and lifestyles.
  • Scenic Flight (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Feel the natural hot spring.
  • Walk on the green hills, gorges and surprising landscape.

Are you planning to doing Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek in Nepal? Have you got very limited Time? Our Short 8 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking would be the best option for you. 

Short Base Camp Trek is the best option for those hikers who have a limited time and a short holiday but still have to desire to explore and observe the spontaneous natural Beauty of Annapurna Base Camp.  Annapurna Base Camp with (8091m) altitude journey is a mesmerizing natural trek.

Initially Scenic Nepal Treks organize for 8 days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking from Kathmandu with taking a short flight to Pokhara and initiate our one hour hiking journey from Pokhara to Sewai and Chomjong village. On the trails you can observe the ethnic culture as well as lifestyles of villagers and along with the rhododendron forest with the flow of Modikhola onward the roadside. Furthermore you can see green hills, gorgeous and surprising landscape. Afterward when we enter our enclosed destination of Annapurna Base Camp we will see the surrounding Snow Capped Peaks like Annapurna South, Barahi Shikhar, Annapurna I, Tent Peak, Singachuli, Glacier Dom, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre and many more which makes you more awful to notice such adventourous glimpse of beauty in front of your eyes. You will be hiking with our Experience English Speaking Guide and Porter. 
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Can be done different ways, depending on your avaliable hiking days and price. Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 14 Days, Annapurna Base Camp with Poonhill Trek - 12 Days , easy Short hiking Poonhill Trek are the most popular hiking packages in Annapurna Region. 

  • Beautiful Phewa lake and world peace stupa.
  • Stunning mountains views including Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna
  • Enjoy the nature walk in the Annapurna conservation area
  • Discover the beauties of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung Himalayan range.
  • Explore the ethnic culture and lifestyles.
  • Scenic Flight (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Feel the natural hot spring.
  • Walk on the green hills, gorges and surprising landscape.

What are the symptoms of High Altitude Sickness?

  • Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite
  • Sleeplessness, headache and dizziness
  • Weakness, confusion and slight swelling of hands and legs

What are the prevention and cures of High Altitude Sickness?

  • Do sufficient acclimatization while climbing up over 3000m.
  • Climb high sleep low
  • Don’t ascend rapidly
  • Do not drink alcohols, smoke and don’t take sleeping pills.
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Wear warm clothes, gloves and socks
  • Descend down as soon as possible if you feel the symptoms
  • Trek with guides, which is helpful to avoid the risks and easy to have rescued.

Itinerary

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After your landing in Nepal Airport you will welcome by our Scenic Nepal Treks one of the Representative and pick up you for the hotel. After Getting your Refreshment we will brief you the Hiking Journey. Overnight at Hotel .

    Once after having a breakfast we will take a short drive to Kathmandu International Airport and have a flight to Pokhara which takes around 25-30 minutes. Afterwards, from Pokhara we will take a short drive to Sewai from where we began our hiking journey to Chomojomg village. On the way, you can observe the elegance of Gurung villagers, their culture religion which is extremely fascinating to enroll you. Overnight you will saty at hotel including dinner as per your menu order.  

      Early in the morning after having breakfast we will go ahead towards our hiking journey to Annapurna Base Camp. The trail is way up to the hills, landscape, rhododendron forest with the eye catching panorama beauty of Himalaya. At night we will stay at the hotel including dinner.  

        This is the most awaited moment for us to prospect the delightful scenery of the Himalaya region. First of all, we will arrive to Machhapuchhre Base Camp and move toward the Annapurna Base Camp. Throughout this hiking period you can take a canonizing portrait and observe the surrounded peaks of Annapurna Mountain (8097)altitude. The place provides stunning aspect of Barah Shikhar, Annapurna South, Annapurna I and others. Overnight at hotel. 

         

          In the morning after having some breakfast, we began our journey descending to bamboo area. Overall the journey period we can detect several bamboo lodge and a few monasteries along the roadside. Overnight we stay in this village. 

           

            After having some breakfast, we will leave Bamboo for Jhinu Dada where we love to gaze natural scenery of the village. There we can enjoy having a hot spring bath. Furthermore, we go ahead to Mudkhu Village where we can examine the agriculture land of farmers/ Villagers. Subsequently, after arriving at Mudhkhu than we will drive around 3 hours for the adventurous place Pokhara . The remaining time you can visit the Phewa Lake, several caves and you can do Bunjee jump Pragliding too. Overnight we will stay at hotel including dinner.
             

             

              After Having Breakfast in Pokhara we will catch a flight to Kathmandu.  After getting refreshment you can observe the Kathmandu city, you can go for the shopping and you will be prepare to get back to your home. Overnight we will manage a Farewell Dinner Program in Nepali context.

                This day we will arrange you for your transfer to Airport. Please be careful that you have to reach at Airport before 3 hours of flight time. 

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                  What’s Included

                  Included

                  • All the Airport And Hotel Transfer by Private Jeep
                  • By flight to Kathmandu to Pokhara and Flight Back to Kathmandu
                  • Private Transport Trekking Starting point/Out
                  • 2 Nights Good Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
                  • 1 Night Good Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
                  • Trekking lodge / Teahouse accommodations during the trek.
                  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
                  • Government Licensed Holder trekking guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                  • All necessary paperwork and entry permits (ACAP),
                  • Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) including local Tax, Government tax & official expenses.
                  • Sleeping bag & Duffel Bag (if you do not have your own, to be returned after trip completion).
                  •  An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
                  • Trekking Certificate
                  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.

                  Excluded

                  •  Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
                  •  Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from the mountain.
                  •  Any Extra Program then Itinerary
                  •  Nepal visa fee (You can apply for Online or you can easily issue the visa on arrival at International Airport Kathmandu.
                  •  Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
                  • Porter during the Trekking (1 Potter for 2 trekkers) with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                  •  Alcoholic and nonalcoholic hot and cold drinks & all desserts sweet things including tea and Coffee
                  •  Hot shower and battery charging in trekking Mountains.
                  •  Tips for the guide, porter and drive

                  Useful Info

                  Accomondation

                  To Sum Up, we will provide you a 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara including your morning breakfast. During your hiking period you will be staying at Basic tea house lodge in a private room.

                  Meals

                  Throughout the hiking journey you will have your breakfast, lunch, dinner as per your menu order according to Nepali and Western Food. However, in Kathmandu we offer you only Breakfast.  

                  Leader and Staff Arrangement

                  During your hiking journey,You will be hiking with your Guide and Porter. It is optional to have porter. We can arrange Porter with aditional Cost. In generally, 1 porter carry 2 person bag which will be between 20-25 kg in total and throughout your journey  it will be tough without porter. 

                  Travel and Ensurance

                  It is  compulsory to have you an Insurance to be part of this trek. Please make sure your Insurance will cover all your expenses like Air Ambulance, Helicopter Rescue and treatment Cost.

                  Physical Condition and Experience Requirement

                  Trekking in Annapurna Base Camp is a Easy Moderate Trek. You do not  need to have any special training but you have to be physical fit and able to walk 5/6 hours each day. Please do inform us if you have any pre-excisting medical condition such as heart, lung, and blood diseases before you come to Nepal!

                  Chekclist For your Hike:

                  Important documents and items

                  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
                  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
                  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
                  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.

                  Head

                  • Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
                  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
                  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
                  • Sunglasses with UV protection
                  • Prescription sunglasses (if required)

                  Upper Body

                  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
                  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
                  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
                  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
                  • Down vest and/or jacket *
                  • Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable

                  Hands

                  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
                  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
                  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

                  Lower Body

                  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
                  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
                  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
                  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
                  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
                  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric

                  Feet

                  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
                  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
                  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
                  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
                  • Cotton socks (optional)
                  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version

                  Sleeping

                  • 1 sleeping bag (Scenic Nepal Treks will provide you)
                  • Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
                  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
                  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
                  • 1 large duffel bag  ( Scenic Nepal Treks will Provide you)  
                  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
                  • Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
                  • 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)

                  Medical

                  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
                  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
                  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
                  • Anti-diarrhea pills
                  • Anti-headache pills
                  • Cough and/or cold medicine
                  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
                  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
                  • Water purification tablets or water filter

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