Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek from Pokhara - 5 Days

Annapurna Base Camp

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek from Pokhara takes you to the famous trekking trail of Nepal with awe-inspiring mountain views.

Embark on a short ABC trek which leads you to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain on earth, Annapurna I within a short time. A high glacial basin with a 360-degree view of towering mountains is Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).

Snowy peaks of Annapurna range including Annapurna I, Fishtail Peak, Annapurna III & IV, and Annapurna South will greet you upon reaching the Base Camp. Moreover, enjoy a stunning view of Himalayan sunrise and sunset from Annapurna Base Camp.

Your trekking trail is lined with a dense forest filled with trees of rhododendron, oak, and others. People of Gurung ethnicity are native of this region and you will come across Gurung villages. Enjoy your stay at tea houses run by locals and observe their daily lifestyle.

Annapurna Short Treks are the ultimate way to enjoy the natural beauty of a Himalayan country Nepal

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek Route

Short ABC Trek commences and ends in Pokhara. Among many other Annapurna short treks itinerary this is the shortest one that takes you to Annapurna Base Camp.

Your trek begins with a drive to Matque followed by a trek to charming villages of Chhomrong and Himalaya.

On day 3 of your trek, you will be living your dream of standing in Annapurna Base Camp and basking in its unparalleled beauty. En-route, you will be trekking past dense jungle to the villages of Bamboo and Matque.

Further, you will be driving back to the city of Lakes, Pokhara.

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek Difficulty

5 days ABC trek from Pokhara is graded as an easy to moderate trek. Your trek begins from Matque (1,070m) and you will be reaching as high as 4,130 meters at Annapurna Base Camp.

On this Annapurna Short Trek from Pokhara you will be trekking for a maximum of 8 hours and a minimum of 4 hours approximately a day. Further, you will be walking for nearly 7 hours per day on average.

A physically fit person who can hike for long hours can do this trek. An experienced trekker will enjoy this short ABC Trek in foothills of mountains.

Unforgettable memories of Annapurna Short Trek with Nepal Trek Routes will remain vivid in your memories for a long time.

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Pokhara to Matque (1,070m/3510ft) then Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,119ft)
Duration 2:30 hours (58 km) drive, 3-4 hours (7 km) trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek from Chhomrong to Himalaya (2,920m/9,578ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking Distance: 7–8 hours (16.5 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek from Bamboo to Matque (1,070m/3510ft) and Drive to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek 2: 30 hours (58 km) drive

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Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek from Pokhara

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 4,130m/13,550ft
  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • 1-12

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