Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the most popular trekking destination for every traveler who would like to see glaciers and amazing views in the shortest time. If you are wondering; visit the heart of the Himalayas in a short time, then the 6 Days Short ABC trek is ideal for you. Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is highly recommended only for physically fit trekkers and mentally well prepared to cope with 7 to 8 hours of walk most of the day. During the short trek, you will have amazing mountain scenery, glacier, and unique culture in the Himalayas.
Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins from the beautiful touristic city Pokhara after a scenic short flight from Kathmandu. Then, drive to Nayapul, Birethanti upward to the Modi Khola bank bottom of the Ghandruk and Landruk via Phedi, Naudanda, Kade, Lumle, and Syauli Bazaar. The road goes further to the Siwai (1230m)/ Matque ( 45 minutes drive) at the Long suspension bridge just below the Jhinudanda known as Samrong. Nowadays Nayapul to Siwai is a good road with blacktop, where you can drive by cab direct from Pokhara, 3 to 4 people accommodate in one taxi. If you drive to the Motkyu, you need to walk only an hour to the Chhomrong Village, from here your Short ABC Trek starts. After driving to Matque, we walk along the Modi Khola bank to New Bridge and ascend through the jungle and scattered settlements, where we cross one of the longest bridges (at Kaski Districts) on Chhomrong Khola to the Jhinu Danda. This 287 meters long and 135 meters freeboard Suspension Bridge is becoming an additional attraction for the trekkers while Rapid Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Often you have seen Mountain View and amazing landscape with rice terraces during the trip. There are many ups and down walking to the Sinuwa, Bambo, Dobhan, and Himalaya. Most of the village has a mini-hydropower station running by the local community, where you can charge your camera battery. After Sinuwa, the valley becomes narrow between gigantic mountains Machhapuchhre and Hiuchuli, still, you will peers through mountains scenery often. Below the Himalaya Hotel, there is a temple known as Pujinima Baraha, where you can see a beautiful waterfall coming from the foot of Mt. Machhapuchre (Mt. Fishtail). The locals believe there are 108 different waterfalls as a holy sites. Above this temple to the Annapurna Base Camp is known as the Sanctuary, where sacrifice or killing of any animal is prohibited. Even if any kind of plastic bottle and rubbishes are banned in this area, every teahouse sells boiling filtered water for a drink. Nearby Deurali there is a cave named Hinku Cave, where the porters used to sleep during early trekking time. During the spring season before Deurali to MBC is more risk of avalanches. So, we at Nepal Mother House advise you to cross this part before the sunshine carefully. In the springtime, it would be better to take alternative trails to avoid this risky area. Sometimes you will encounter Musk Deer and Himalayan Goat/ Jharal nearby tea houses. Finally, you will get to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m), there are several tea houses for overnight stay. You have a magnificent view of Annapurna III (7,219m), Machhapuchhre known as Fishtail (6,643m), Mardi Himal (5,553m), etc.
Keep continuing walking to Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek an elevation of 4,130 meters from sea level. ABC is just beside the Annapurna Glacier; often you will hear a hound of avalanches and glacier movement. From here to Annapurna Base Camp, it takes 2 hours, the trail offers wonderful Himalaya scenery like Hiunchuli (6,441m), South Annapurna (7,219m), Annapurna I (7,219m), Tent Peak/ Tharpu Chuli (5,665m), Singu Chuli/Fluted Peak (6,501m), Gangapurna (7,544m), Gandharva Chuli (6,248m), Machhapuchhre /Fishtail (6,997m) and Mardi Himal (5,553m). You will feel be on another planet when you to get in Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) known as Annapurna Sanctuary. Amazing snow-capped mountains are surrounded you and the mastering view will appear during the Sun Set and sunrise time. After exploring at ABC, you will walk back to MBC, Deurali retraces the trail to the Siwa. Then drive back to Pokhara by Taxi or Jeep and the next day drives back to Kathmandu for your home destination.
We at Nepal Mother House are highly recommended 5 Days ABC Shortest Trekking from Pokhara for adventure lovers who wish to explore the Nepal Himalayas in a short time phase. We are here to organize your Rapid ABC Trek Itinerary with expert local Guides and Porters according to your holiday schedule and requirements. Some Trekking Agency organizes Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Itinerary in 7 Days or 8 Days. According to our experience, some of our Guests have done it successfully in 4 Days as well. The best time is autumn (mid-September to November) and spring (mid-March to May) in spring. The weather is favorable during this time.