7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek
7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC) an epic adventure and the most popular trek in the Annapurna region. Annapurna base camp trek situated in west mid-Nepal into the Annapurna conservation area of Nepal brings you at 4130m.
7 days short ABC Trek itinerary goes through the Birethati, Chhomrong, Bambo, Machhapuchre Base Camp(MBC), and to ABC. Eventually, the route goes back to the trail of Deaurali, Himalaya, Sinuwa, Jhinu Danda, Siwai, and drive to Pokhara.
Adventure to Annapurna Base Camp will be a great experience for all trekkers where in this world one can find great bio-diversity in short duration, with daily change of temperatures from sub-tropical and cooler alpine climate to an arctic zone. The trekkers explore the glaciers, high landscape, pretty mountains, local Gurung culture, and magnificent scenery of 10 highest mount Annapurna.
The starting point of Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
10 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts from the lovely city in Pokhara, a renowned touristic spot in Nepal. Probably around the Himalayas, a warm low place blessed with the stunning natural beauty of high snow mountains, green hills, and valley with serene calm lakes.
From there, taking an exciting drive to begin our 7 days of ABC Trekking heading beyond Pokhara valley to reach the foot-hill. Where other places on the route are temporary settlements to cater to the trekkers. And, the trail takes you on the fluctuated way towards the deep Modi River gorge covered within the green forest of bamboo, rhododendron, and pine trees.
7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek creates you the marvelous moment at Annapurna base camp and the highest spot of the adventure in the comfort of a nice lovely lodge facing spectacular panorama views. You can see high mountains from Annapurna I, III, Annapurna South, Hunichuli, Gangapurna, and Tent peak / Tharpu Chuli extends with a lesser mountain range.
After fantastic views at Annapurna Base Camp, the journey return on a long downhill. And back into the green forest to reach Chhomrong up to Jhinu Danda hot spring. Jhinu Danda is a very famous place for the natural hot spring, where most trekkers enjoy it. Further, the trek descent to the new bridge till the Siwai then 7 days ABC Trek ends at Pokhara
Highlights of 7 Days ABC Trekking Itinerary & Cost Details:
“Adventure to Annapurna base camp within beautiful sanctuary enclosed within high peaks
Dramatic change and variation of landscapes, temperatures to vegetation on daily treks
Amazing scenery of high rolling green hills and deep gorge in the shade of high snow mountains
Explore the interesting culture, traditional farm life of Gurung people the hill tribes of Annapurna
The only base camp in all Himalaya range with a nice, cozy lodge in the midst of high mountains”
Trip Profile of Annapurna Base Camp Trek:
Mode of Trekking: Hotels in Kathmandu / Pokhara with a local lodge on treks
Trekking Grade: Moderate to Adventurous.
Highest spot: At Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m / 13,628 ft high.
Trekking Region: Nepal North Mid-West within Annapurna Himalaya.
Latitude and Longitude: 28° 31′ 50” North, 83° 52′ 42” East
Religion and Culture: Buddhism with colorful cultural heritage and custom
Trekking duration: 06 Nights and 07 Days (Pokhara to Pokhara with drives both ways)
Season: Nearly all months of the year except monsoon time from mid-June to mid-September, best
spring and autumn seasons and early winter (March to May and September to December).
Outline Itinerary of 7 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek:
First Day 01: From Pokhara drive past Nayapul and start the walk to Chomrong 2,170 m – 06 hrs.
Second Day 02: Trek to Dovan 2,630 m – 06 hrs.
Third-Day 03: Trek to Machhapuchare Base Camp 3,700 m – 06 hrs.
Fourth Day 04: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4,130 m – 03 hrs.
Fifth Day 05: Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo 2,345 m – 06 hrs
Six-Day 06: Trek to Jhinu village 1,780m a place with Hot Spring – 06 hrs.
Seven Day 07: Trek to the road head and drive to Pokhara-04 hrs.
Day 01:From Pokhara drives past Nayapul and starts a walk to Chomrong 2,170 m - 06 hrs.
After a pleasant time at Pokhara with beautiful scenery and views of Annapurna and Machhapuchare peaks, famous Fish-Tail and withinPhewa Lakeside, morning few hour drive past Pokhara valley to reach Nayapul town and beyond to start a wonderful walk. The first-day trek heading above Modi River to nice village Jinu with a climb on stone steps to Chomrong village, a short downhill walk to the overnight stop at Chomrong village, the last permanent Gurung village and the gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp trekking.
Day 02: Trek to Dovan 2,630 m - 06 hrs.
From Chomrong morning short downhill to Chomrong River, with uphill for an hour to Sinuwa-Danda a small spot with few lodges offers views of rolling green hill and then into the dense forest to reach at Bamboo, located in a gorge of Modi River in the midst of bamboo, rhododendron and oaks forest. From here an hour walk on the gradual up trail to Dovan for an overnight stop, a small place within Modi River gorge.
Day 03: Trek to Machhapuchare Base Camp 3,700 m - 06 hrs.
After overnight in Dovan morning walk on uphill, as the air gets cooler and fresher to reach into Annapurna Sanctuary, as walk leads on winding path with gentle ups to Himalaya Hotel for, near Hinko Cave located beneath of Hiunchuli peak. Walkover glacier and moraine then cross a small bridge to reach Deurali, the last lodge before Machhapuchare Base Camp, from here vegetation and tree lines disappear for alpine bushes and shrubs, as walk climbs following Modi River upstream to reach Machhapuchare Base Camp for an overnight stop, from here onwards Annapurna Sanctuary begins.
Day 04: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4,130 m - 03 hrs.
With sound and pleasant stop at MBC beneath towering North Face of Machhapuchare the Fish Tail peaks as walk heads uphill into Annapurna Sanctuary and the at Base Camp, journey continues on grassy uphill reaching higher areas to Annapurna Base Camp, with stunning views of Annapurna peaks that circles the sanctuary with Annapurna I. After a good short walk reaching at Annapurna Base Camp a magnificent spot where few lodges located, offers tremendous scenery of snowcapped peaks that encircles the base camp, afternoon at leisure to enjoy the mountain views. Annapurna area was first explored by the British Adventure Col. James O.M. 'Jimmy' Roberts in the year 1956 and exposed to the world as the 'Sanctuary of Gods'. The Sanctuary has been christened as "Annapurna Sanctuary" ever since.
Day 05: Trek from Base Camp to Bamboo 2,345 m - 06 hrs
After a grand time at Annapurna Sanctuary and base camp, morning walk downhill all the way to Deurali, then with few ups and downs with the gradual winding trail in the serene forest and back to the tree lines to Bamboo for the overnight stay.
Day 06: Trek to Jhinu village 1,780 m a place with Hot Spring - 06 hrs.
From here short steep up to KhuldiGhar, then downhill within the forest to reach at lonely spot Sinuwa-Danda, from here descend to Chomrong Khola. After the bridge climb for short while to Chomrong village for lunch, after Chomrong with another short up to reach on top of Chomrong ridge, as last day walk takes you down-hill to Jhinu-Danda for the overnight and final stop on high green hills of Annapurna, this village offers refreshing natural hot springs about 20 minutes downhill near the bank of Modi river.
Day 07: Trek to the road head and drive to Pokhara-04 hrs.
After refreshing time and overnight inJhinulast day walk with short downhill crossing a bridge to reach on the road head for an exciting drive to Pokhara, after a wonderful time at Annapurna Base Camp and the sanctuary.