If you are looking for a short trek from Pokhara, then the 5-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek is on the top of your list. Due to road access, nowadays you can complete the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in 5 Days as the shortest form, but you need to be physically fit to cope 6 with 7 hour of walking in the high mountains endless ups and down the trail. This trek takes you to the foot of the world's tenth-highest mountain, Mt. Annapurna I. Located amidst Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna South, Mt. Hiunchuli, and Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna Base Camp is a dream destination for hundreds of travelers around the globe. Every year an uncountable number of travel lovers traverse this region to witness the spectacular beauty of the Annapurna Himalayas and its gorgeous landscape.
The 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara Itinerary is designed as a way to present you diverse vegetation and culture of the region in the shortest time from Pokhara. The trail passes by several villages and dense forests where you will get to see a huge range of flora and playful animals. Likewise, you will trek through the most picturesque villages of Nepal where you will get to experience the culture and traditions of the locals. Locals here are extremely friendly, kind, and welcoming. They love to interact with tourists and show them around. People mainly from Gurung and Magar communities reside in this area.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokharagoes through beautiful forests of rhododendron, oak, and other wildflowers, you will reach the Annapurna Base Camp in the 3-day walk from Pokhara. The trail will include several ascends and descends, however, it is not as tough as other trekking trails in Nepal. You have a multilane view from Sinuwa and Chhommrong, it seems the painting master spent all his life creating such a landscape. Sometimes Annapurna Base Camp Trek is known as Annapurna Base Camp Trek Multiland.
5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a drive from Pokhara to Samrong Khola (1790m) near Jhinudanda via Nayapul which is shorter. Annapurna Base Camp Trek route is additionally known among the short trek routes as Short Annapurna Base Camp 6 Days from Kathmandu. The trip begins at Jhinudanda after three and a half to four hours drive from Pokhara and goes through the beautiful Chhommrong Village, Sinuwa, Bambo, Dobhan, Himalaya, Deurali, and Machhapuchre Base Camp. Finally, you reach the gate of the Annapurna sanctuary which could pass between the spectacular peaks of Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre. You will enjoy a mesmerizing view of the mountains including Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), South Annapurna (7,219m), Tent Peak (5,695m), Singa Chuli (6,501m), Gangapurna (7,544m), Annapurna III (7,937m) and Machhapuchhre/Fishtail (6,643m), etc. at sunrise and sunset time with golden color.
We, Nepal Mother House Treks have been running 5 Days ABC Trek Package for years according to your requirements and time schedules. We will provide a professional guide who will guide you throughout and an experienced porter. Likewise, we also provide Annapurna Base Camp Trek Map that will help you during the Trekking in Annapurna Base Camp. For further information regarding the cost of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek or any other queries, please feel free to contact us anytime. This trek can extend up to 13 Days combined with Ghorepani poon Hill as Annapurna Base Camp Trek via poon Hill.
Is Annapurna Base Camp Trek Suitable for Beginners?
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days package is carefully designed to suit every trekker so that it can cater to anyone with or without a prior trekking experience but they need to be physically fit and mentally well prepared to cope with 7 to 8 hours (for someday) to get on destination an elevation of 4130 meters. Plus, we will give a highly experienced guide and porter who will accompany you during the trek along with a nice Annapurna Base Camp Trek map to help you find the route. As per our years of experience and expertise, if you have a strong team leader and a properly designed itinerary then no matter if you are a beginner or a pro, Annapurna Base Camp Trek will be a memorable and adventurous journey.
Accommodation in ABC Especially above the Chhomrong -mostly Dormitory room
During Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days, you will mostly stay in the lodge up to Chhomrong. There are common bathrooms and attached Bathrooms available till Chhomrong. If you would like to attach a bathroom, then the Cost of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek will be raised. Above this village will be mostly dormitory-style rooms controlled by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project. Whatever will be the case, the rooms will be small and on a twin-sharing basis with a not-so-comfortable bed and probably a few pieces of furniture. The bathroom will be common. Yes, a private bathroom at a high altitude is not a thing. Even if you find one somewhere then you are lucky because that's an exception case.
Can Start Annapurna Base Camp from Pokhara?
From Pokhara, you will drive for around 3 to 4 hours to the Samrong Khola (1790m) near Jhinudanda via Nayapul and Birethanti. It is the starting point of ABC Trek. From here, you will trek toward Chhomrong. Further, the trail will go through the beautiful villages of Sinuwa, Dovan, Himalaya, and Deurali and take you to Annapurna Base Camp. But nowadays the road has expanded to Samrong Khola (1790m) near Hotspring at Jhinudanda via Nayapul is also drivable. Before reaching ABC, you will pass by Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Spending a night at Annapurna Sanctuary, you will descend back to Jhinu Danda via Bamboo. Nowadays Annapurna Base Camp Trek can do in 5 Days from Pokhara and even it can minimize to 6 Days as a Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu due to the road access. You will get to enjoy the hot spring in Jhinu Danda. The trail then drops down to the Syauli Bazar from where you will drive back to Pokhara.
What is the Best Time for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?
Spring and autumn are the perfect time to go on Annapurna Base Camp Trek. March to May is spring in Nepal whereas September to November is known as autumn. These both are the prime time of the year when travelers go to Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. The weather is pleasant, the region gets bloomed up with lovely Rhododendron flowers in spring, and the air carries divine freshness in it. Compared to the two seasons autumn is the Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Trek due to favorable weather after just the rainfall, everywhere can see lush greenery; the weather is neither hot nor cold, and crystal clear sky with breathtaking mountain view. Between two sessions, autumn is one of the best times for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Monsoon and winter are not preferable times of the year to go on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Rainfall makes the trail slippery and full of bugs, especially leaches. Likewise, heavy snowfall and cold weather make the journey more challenging during winter. So, if you are looking for the Shortest Annapurna Base Camp Trek Best Seasons, spring and autumn are perfect.
Why does Annapurna Base Camp Trek Package from Pokhara?
Pokhara is a Naturally blessed beautiful city near the Annapurna Himalayan Range. Most of the trekkers arrive at Kathmandu and depart for adventure activities in the Himalayas to escape the hubble bubble of busy life into the nature clam. Indeed, if there is Paradise in this universe, then Pokhara is a paradise on Earth. After arriving in Nepal, you have more time to explore by yourself before joining the Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara. This helps to make you free to do your own things and save some amount of money, not taking at the arrival. While organizing this trip from Pokhara the trekking days counted while starting the trek. Likewise, there is a regional airport was inaugurated at the beginning of the year 2024, and it is going to operate international flights directly from Pokhara. Comparatively, your trek cost efficiency will be less, while flying direct to Pokhara and saving precious time also.
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