Pokhara – a city of natural and cultural wonders lies in the western part of Nepal. Pokhara valley is a grandeur surrounded by the sparkling snowy white Himalayas, green hills and the beautiful villages. The aura of Pokhara valley is appealing to explore the exotic nature and bizarre culture and traditions. Easily accessible from Kathmandu via regular flights or by road, Pokhara is full of immense natural beauty. Being the entry point of trekking to Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, Pokhara has gained an identity of a flourishing tourist destination of Nepal. Hence, Step On Himalaya here steps in with an itinerary of SHORT TREKKING FROM POKHARA TO ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP. This 5 days’ short trekking starts and ends at Pokhara. Within these 5 days, you will be assured of unlimited exciting experiences passing through the serene settlements bounded by the Himalayas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
This Short trekking to ABC offers the thrilling adventure through the dense green forests, meadows and astonishing views of the glaciers. Whichever direction you will follow, you will be greeted with the immense and exotic natural wonders. The trek passing through the Chhomrong village, Kyumi, Jhinu Danda, Bamboo, Dovan, Himalaya, Deurali, MBC and then ABC is simply superb experience and these all villages comes under the exceptional management sector of Annapurna Conservation Area. Even though this is the 5 days’ short trekking to ABC, the thrill and the adventure will be of similar intensity. The time to spend at the spectacular Annapurna Base Camp is like a dream come true memento of life. After spending a night at ABC, you will trek back to Pokhara enjoying the same rustic villages. The local people here live a simple lifestyle still following ancient traditions. Modernization has not yet affected this region.
Short trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is always an incredible experience. It is now considered as one of the dream destinations of the trekkers in Nepal. The hidden beauty of the countryside reveals on the way to the foothills of the Mt. Annapurna and other adjoining peaks. This is also an ideal option for those trekkers who are short in time but want to explore the regions of Annapurna. Everest Base Camp trekking, Annapurna Base Camp Circuit trekking, etc. requires high stamina and longer time while this Short trekking to ABC will be perfect to save the time, needs lesser physical endurance and can also spend the time in ABC. Step On Himalaya will make your trekking easier and comfy by accompanying you in your every step. All the necessary arrangements with the permits will be accomplished by the team of Step On Himalaya. You just need to choose the package of Short Trekking to ABC designed by us.
The first day of Short ABC trek starts the early morning after the breakfast in the hotel. You will drive to the Sewai passing via Nayapul and Birethanti. The roads to Sewai are the combo of the black pitched road of about 37 km and off-road of about 14 km. The real trekking now starts from Sewai to Chhomrong passing through the beautiful villages of New Bridge, Kyumi and Jhinu Danda. The ascents and descents will lead you to the Chhomrong. The final part of the trail from Jhinu Danda is steep towards the Chhomrong. Here you can enjoy the glimpse of the Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna III and Himchuli. Overnight at Chhomrong.
The second day of Short ABC trek starts as the first day. Chhomrong village has many wholesale shops, bakery, tea houses and guesthouses. Items for the Trekking are available at these wholesale shops. Now you will walk down on the paths paved with stones till Chhomrong River passing by the Chhomrong village. There is a steel suspension bridge ahead crossing it, you will ascend towards Sinwa village. This walk is a little bit longer and might take about 2 – 3 hours uphill. After Sinwa, you will have to climb up a little and then down to Bamboo and stop by lunch. You will reach Himalaya after crossing the Dovan at 2600m. Overnight at Himalaya.
The third day of Short ABC trek starts as soon as you will have the breakfast and then buckle up and walk towards Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp lies at the elevation of 4130m. You will bypass the Deurali and Machhapuchhre Base Camp to arrive at Annapurna Base Camp. As most parts of the trekking are gradually inclined, the elevation usually does not give pressure. You will stop by at Machhapuchhre Base Camp for the lunch. The arrival at the Annapurna Base Camp will offer you the panoramas of the glittering Himalayas of Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Gandharva Chuli, Annapurna South, Himchuli, etc. The views of the Annapurna glaciers and the amazing sunset over the Machhapuchhre and other snowy peaks are captivating. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.
The fourth day of Short ABC trek starts with the delightful early sunrise over the dazzling peaks of the Annapurna range from the Annapurna Base Camp. After having breakfast, you will walk down towards Deurali, Dovan and then Bamboo. Overnight at Bamboo.
The fifth and last day of Short ABC trek starts with descent from Bamboo passing via Sinuwa, Chhomrong village, Jhinu Danda. After having breakfast, you will walk for about 4 – 5 hours to reach Sewai. From here, you will head back to Pokhara in a coach or private transport for about 3 hours. Overnight at Pokhara.