Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek -7 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek 7 Days 2024, 2025
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max. Altitude (4,130m/13,549ft)
  • Trip Start Kathmandu Or Pokhara
  • Trip End Kathmandu Or Pokhara
  • Trip Area Annapurna Region
  • Major Activities Visit Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Ghandruk Village, Views of Mt Annapurna Ranges
  • Best Season Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, october November)

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek, also called the Short ABC Trek, is a professionally developed package for adventurers preferring a persistent outing into the snowy uplands of Nepal. It is a period of traveling to Annapurna's Alpine, one of Nepal's oldest and most preferred hiking routes. The beauty of snow-capped Nepal and canyons and the richness of traditions, exotic flora, and fauna will enchant you. At 8091m in Nepal, Mt. Annapurna is the world's 10th tallest peak. The mountains and its ranges lie 55 kilometers (34 miles) east. This specially curated  7-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary includes a hoof it off the track that goes to its base camp at 4130 m/562 feet elevation. 

The  ABC 7-day or Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a must-do for all backpackers. This great peregrinate to different terrains and cultures gives scenic views, terrace fields, and serenely existing Gurung hamlet's tranquillity. It is the natural home for an endless variety of flora and wildlife. It is located about 200 km west of the city of Kathmandu Valley. Follow a breathtaking path to get to the heart of Annapurna.

With the best-designed Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary, you will head to ABC through winter weather and mystery. A traditional teahouse trek offers access to the lowlands of the Annapurna range. Your walking path is also an area with copious biodiversity. It is surrounded by snow-clad peaks like Machapurchhre (6,993 m), Himchuli, Annapurna South (7,219 m), and Annapurna I (8,091 m). On the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek route, Thakali and Loba people are some locals you will run into on the trails as you walk around. As well as many small Buddhist monasteries and Gumbas. 

With the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary, you hike through rhododendron thickets, rice paddies, and terraced fields from which you get a tremendous vista of these mountains and an intimate glimpse into Nepalese daily life. There will never be a dull moment as you walk next to Mt. Annapurna and the Annapurna Conservation Area. This protected enclave you reach on an ABC 7-Day short Trek boasts close to 105 mammal species (including several in danger of extinction), some 518 birds, and over half its flowering plants. 

Key Characteristics of 7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Visit both base camps, I. Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp, in the short hike.
  • Complete the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in just 7 days.
  • Easy Booking process for Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek at the best cost for 2024, 2025, and 2026.
  • Trudge around the nearby Gurung Villages
  • Elapse by fetching Rhododendron Forests and bamboo forests.
  • Relish the views of  Mt. Annapurna, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiuchuli, and many more. 
  • Get closer to the simple life of mountain people.
  • Follow the Short ABC Trek route with the best local guides. 
  • Spend the Typical Nights in the Gurung villages like Chomorung and more.
  • Enjoy the special way of life and the deep culture of the people there.

Why Prefer Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Most backpackers prefer the short ABC trek due to its unmatched and unique experience. You can expect something great on the best-known old walks in the world. In the concise 7-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek route, you can see some of Nepal's daily life. This amble is mainly a usual tea spot path. These teahouses are like something you won't find much anywhere else in the world. The mountains will make you run out of breath.

Short ABC TrekkingMaybe the main reason to choose this short seven-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek is that the mountains are as captivating as possible. This is important because it shows why so many people come yearly. They want to see the sights from above and see how fetching Annapurna alpines can be up close. Big forest areas are found all along the way. This wilderness has many big trees that can surprise you and pause your breath. 

Magnificent 360 degrees Mountain Views 

This Short Annapurna Base Camp trek 7-Day bodes well, mainly with the mountain views. While Sauntering around the Annapurna conservation area, you encounter almost 118 named mountains and many unnamed peaks. Outranking these are all the most famous ones, including Annapurna I (8,091 m/26,545 ft), which holds the record of being the 19th tallest mountain in the world.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek, or ABC Trek, is a trip that will lead you through some of the most amazing scenery on our planet. As you move through the rough land, you'll meet some of Nepal's most charming cliffs. From the snowy top of Annapurna I to the fabulous views of Machhapuchhre, each mountain has its special beauty and attractiveness. The other big mountains, ranging in elevation from 8000m to 7000m, 6000m, and 5000 m, appear in front of you. 

These big Alps are part of the Himalayas Range laid before you on the short Annapurna Base Camp Trek route, making your eyes happy. The Annapurna Conservation Area's significant mounts contain mountain views of Jakrijang Lek, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Machapuchare, Nimjung, and Kanguru. As you journey forward, Sierra, including other peaks like Annapurna Dakshin Gangapurna, Hiunchuli, Tilicho Peak, Machhapuchhare, Mardi Himal, Pisang Peak, Singu Chuli, and Lamjung Himal, are all. 

Discover Cultural Villages and Ethnic Groups

When going on this short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you can stumble across the profuse Cultural Villages and Ethnic Groups encountered. People from the Gurung and Magar groups live in this location. The little towns on the way are famous for their unique ways and traditions. Some of the hamlets are Ghandruk, Dovan, and Chomrong. These are the localities with intriguing cultures

People want to visit the Annapurna base Camp with this short ABC trek because of the distinctive culture and pleasant residents. The Annapurna region is abode to many different groups of people. Every group has its customs, ideas, norms, beliefs, and ways of living. The low area is where the Brahmins and Chhetri people live.

They mostly work in farming or selling things as their jobs. You'll find the Gurung and Magar people when you climb higher following the Annapurna Base Camp Trek trail. They were brave and helped make a big part of the Nepal army called the Gorkha Regiment. The Gurungs and Magars have a strong culture that shows in their songs, dances, and festivities

Make it to Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp 

This short 7-day ABC trek uses the same course and reaches the exact junctures as a long ABC hike. You can proceed to two well-known base camps during the Annapurna Base Camp trek. Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m) is a great spot to see big mountains and deep valleys from above. It is located at the foot of Mt. Machhapuchhre, next to Annapurna.

This is known for its peculiar fish-shaped top, which other Alps do not brag about. We often call it Fishtail Mountain. After a short trip around the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you find yourself in Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130 meters high. Tall summits enclose this exquisite location like a big theatre of wonder that amazes sightseers hiking or walking long distances on pathways. 

What Makes This Visit Exceptional With Adventure Altitude Treks?

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the playground for nature enthusiasts. Snow-clad pictures, unique cultures, villages, and many more can all be found across the region. This short 7-day ABC Trek becomes more Exceptional with the support from adventure altitude treks. Similarly,  wandering in the Himalayas has hazards that are not seen. The tourist's job is to make good judgments on their trip.

With Adventure Altitude Treks, you'll safely reach Mt Annapurna's and Fish Tail Mountain's (Machhapuchhre) base camp in just 7 days with Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We make sure our guests are comfortable so your trip is planned correctly. You will walk with a team of professional ramblers who have often set up the trip to Annapurna Base Camp. They know all about it because they've done it many times. 

Join our best-selling deal with a selected 7-day Short Annapurna base camp trek cost for 2024, 2025, 2026, and more. Also, get the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek map of your trip planned for the year `with the Annapurna Base Camp Trek map 2024

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Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Cost For 2024-2025

Book the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek with Adventure Altitude Treks for just $499 per person. This 7-day Cost covers all-inclusive costs like guides, porters, accommodation, meals, and permits during the trek. Exclusive costs like flights, insurance, visas, etc., are separate. We aim to provide a clear breakdown of the expenses with the best ABC Short Itinerary to understand the costs comprehensively. For additional information, contact us on WhatsApp at +9779845449032  or [email protected]

  • AccommodationTea Houses
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(1,940m)/ 4/5 hours

Your Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary begins today with a  1 hr drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. The walk begins at Nayapul, a little town by the Modi River. In Nayaul, you'll walk on green hills and fields with stairs. You'll pass little towns and observe the way people live locally. Beautiful mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri will come into view as you go up. The view of mountains, valleys, and rivers constantly changes. It leaves you in wonder.

When you get to the pretty village of Ghandruk, they will welcome you with old-fashioned stone houses and friendly help from a group called the Gurung people. Overnight will be at one of the tea houses of Ghandruk. 

  • AccommodationTea Houses
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(2360m) / 5/6 hours

In the second day of the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary begins with a placid morning in Ghandruk, an geriatric village of the Gurung people. Plant fields are positioned like steps and houses of warm stones to keep individuals comfortable. On your way to Chhomrong, you will traverse through dense forests with rhododendrons and oak trees. The village of Chhomrong is on a hill and offers another view. As you approach Chhomrong, the view shifts, and a village can be spotted earlier on a hill.

Have a quick rest in Chhomrong before you follow the short ABC trek Itinerary to reach Sinuwa. The lane takes you past the dense bamboo woods, making the journey magical. The woods have many kinds of birds. If you are lucky, you might spot creatures like langurs or monkeys in the plants. A suspension bridge appears over the Chhomrong Khola River as you go up. This moving bridge makes your walk fun as you go across it. Next on the short ABC trek Itinerary, the path leads you through thick forests. As you rise higher, the scenery of the mountain gets even more likeable. In the end, you'll reach Sinuwa. It's a little village in the forested hills between cliffs. Stay overnight at Sinuwa.

  • AccommodationTea Houses
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(2920m) / 5/6 hours

We'll start our trip at Chhomrong village with a big breakfast and hot tea. Next as per the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary, we will go further into the massive mountains of the Himalayas. After a two-hour walk from Sinuwa, you will reach the village called Bamboo in a big forest. Bamboo is a good spot to rest for a short time. You can have some scrumptious local food and take it easy in calm places.

The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary track that initiates at Bamboo goes up a bit slowly. It goes along a river named Modi Khola. While you're hiking, you will reach a little spot named Dovan. Dense forests of rhododendrons and oak trees surround this area. Close to the path, a river creates soothing sounds for your walk.

The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary road keeps going higher, and the scenery changes as you get nearer to the Himalayas and Deurali. The ground gets bumpy, and you'll find less trees. The views of the Annapurna South and Hiunchuli mountains get easier to see.

When you reach Deurali, you will see a lovely view of the nearby mountains. A large one is Annapurna I, which makes you overawe.

  • AccommodationTea Houses
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(4,130 m)/ (5-6 hours)

The lane of the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek leads to Machhapuchhre Base Camp, 3900 metres above sea level. You must go up 730 metres today to get to Annapurna Base Camp. Today's potter begins in Deurali. Then, you leave the forest slowly and see incredible views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains. The way to MBC from Deurali is very sloping. It goes through rocky areas and heaps of rocks called moraines.

When you climb following the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary, the air gets thinner and could change how you feel because of its height. When you reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC), the circle of white mountain tops will amaze you. The Machhapuchhre (6997 metres) is tall, and the Annapurna range makes a big display in the sky. From MBC, you'll start your trip to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).

As per the Short ABC Trek, This part of the trail goes near rocks left by a glacier. It might be tough because the ground is very rough and not flat. Once you reach the Annapurna Base Camp, they'll show you big pictures of tall mountains around the world like Annapurna I (8091m) and nearby ones too.

  • AccommodationTea Houses
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(2,130 meters) / (5-6 hours)

The day on the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Journey starts in the morning at Annapurna Base Camp. You'll see a lovely sunrise over the big mountains there. After breakfast, you'll say goodbye to the large peaks and explore further areas in that territory.

The travel from ABC to MBC isn't long, but it has good views of the fish-shaped Machapuchare mountain and nearby hills. The walk goes on with a mix of rhododendrons and bamboo trees, making the trip more colourful. As you move ahead, the scenery changes, and green trees stand out more. The path leads them through lovely views of waterfalls, rocky parts, and small mountain rivers.

When you get to Deurali, take a break and have a big dinner. Then, the journey goes to the Himalayan. In this place, it becomes harder and more exciting for people who enjoy having adventures. The path takes you through thin valleys and icy river walks, making a good journey for people who like to walk. As the day goes on, you will get to Dovan. Next, you will go to Bamboo. Here, the ground is flat, and it gets hotter. 

  • AccommodationTea Houses
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(1780 meters)/ (5-6 hours)

Today, after the morning meal, we will follow the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary that takes us from Bamboo to Sinuwa. The path slowly goes up through green bamboo and rhodie bushes. It displays the amazing Annapurna South and Hiunchuli mountains.

As you keep going from Sinuwa, you will get to the village of Chhomrong. Then, you will visit Jhinu, a special part of the day. Jhinu is known for its hot springs, which are made by nature. These are nice spots to unwind and mend after spending much time walking outside.

  • AccommodationHotels
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Altitude/Time(820m)/ 1.5 hours

Today as per the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary, we take a decent hike from Jinu Hill via Birethanti to Nayapul. This gives you amazing views of the mountains and forests around it. On the way, you'll come across beautiful fields with terraces. Here, people might be seen working on their farms. From Siwai, the path leads you through more lovely villages.

You'll be surrounded by the friendly welcoming of locals there. As you go from the forest to Nayapul, the view slowly changes. You may meet hikers new to mountain travel, and this part of the journey is an excellent time for sharing tales and experiences. After you reach Nayapul, take a return drive back to Pokhara which officially marks the end on your Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary. 

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Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek -7 Days map
Cost Details
What's Included


  • TIMS Card and ACAP permits 
  • Licensed English Speaking Guide 
  • Food for the guide or Porter in all meals.
  • Insurance for the Guides and Porters 
  • Three Meals a Day- (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • All types of Government charges and Tax divisions.
  • All the needed Bus, Car, and Jeep Services for your trip according to plan.
  • Company's Duffle Bag, Tshirt and Trekking Map (Duffle bag Must Be Returned After Trek)
What's Excluded
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Personal things and extra activities are not on the schedule.
  • Personal costs (phone calls, internet use, washing clothes, and linens, paying at bars or restaurants that aren't in your package deal)
  • All sorts of drinks, whether alcoholic or not. 
  • Tips for Guide and Porter
  • The airport picks up and drops off
  • Porter Service
Dates & Price
Limited Seats Available
StartSundayAug 25, 2024
EndSaturdayAug 31, 2024
FromUS $299
Useful Info

When Is The Best Time For a Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Like other well-known tracks in Nepal, the best time for Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is during Fall and Spring

Autumn, which runs from September to October and November, is the most pleasing time to visit. Many folks enjoy it because the atmospheric conditions are exemplary in autumn. Fall is known for clear skies and good sight. The Annapurna area has enduring temperatures, making it suitable for walking. 

Spring is the second-best span for Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Spring comes after winter. When you go for a walk during this time, you will see all the animals and plants coming to life after hard winter months. The young parts of grasses and flowers make forests and meadows look great. The meteorology stays good, and it's not too hot or cold. The sky looks great in spring, and we can see clearly, too.

Annapurna Base Camp Short TrekYou can go on the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek at any time. However, winter and monsoon are less busy for travelling there or returning. Nowadays, the climate often changes and bad weather is more likely to happen. So, you need to prepare well before these times.

Flight trip to Pokhara

For the 7-Day Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Pokhara Flight Tickets can be booked online and through a travel agency. One of the most exciting outings that anyone can have is hiking to Ghorepani Poon Hill. The journey is in the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a short 30-minute flight from Kathmandu. It is situated at an elevation of 2711 ft. and about 200 km from Kathmandu.

A flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara permits 20kg checked luggage and 5 kg carry-on luggage.

Many flights leave the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan Airport daily, flying about half an hour. The flight is beautiful, especially seen from the right-hand side of the plane with one's head out the window.

Altitude sickness

The Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek is generally on every hiker's travel list as this trek is one of Nepal's most highly preferred and beautiful lands. The treks in the Annapurna region are mostly over 2,500m with altitude sickness, a stealthy monster who creeps up on even fit-as-fiddles above that height (8,00ft).

Therefore, your most important considerations on the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek should be avoiding altitude sickness and maintaining health. You're hiking into the slightly higher region where air pressure and normal breathing oxygen levels fall. Acclimatization is gradually becoming used to a new climate or changed environmental conditions. Most people who travel fast from low to high elevation require altitude adaptation.

AMS symptoms can be noted at elevations above 2,500m, like:

  • Increased breathing.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Restless sleep.
  • At night, altitude-related periodic breathing.
  •  Dehydration.
  •  Shortness of breath.
  • Extreme fatigue.
  • Respiratory failure.
  • Cerebral edema.
  •  Coma.

If your AMS worsens on your 7-Day Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you must take a few precautions to ensure your situation does not spiral out of control. If the condition worsens, you must descend and seek medical attention.

  • It takes our bodies time to adjust to the oxygen saturation, so walk slowly and steadily. 
  • High-altitude hiking: At least one day of rest for acclimatizing is necessary, and you should climb as high as possible on the first day before resting low overnight.
  • Running, biking, jogging, and going to the gym are good ways to build physical fitness for your Annapurna base camp trek.
  • The best antidote is to drink water all the time. 
  • Don't: Use warm water instead of cold, and avoid alcohol and tobacco. You should also eat a balanced diet to build enough strength for your 12-day hike.
  •  You can ascend to over 3000 m but must be completely acclimatized. If your body shows the first symptoms of altitude sickness, you must immediately stop and decide whether or not it is necessary to descend back down to a lower elevation.
  • Take Diamox on the journey—it is truly effective. In fact, you should ask your doctor whether it's a good idea.

How is The Drinking Water On the Short ABC Trek Route?

Trekkers, especially those at higher elevations than lower ones, need to stay well-hydrated and avoid altitude sickness on 7 Day Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek. One thing that might well concern him during the trip is a lack of hydration. Every day, your body needs 3-4 liters of water (including tea and soup) to keep it hydrated, but there is no water shortage in the Annapurna region. On the Short ABC Trek, you'll see tap and spring water all around, but it is not safe to drink these unfiltered. However, since 2015, the Annapurna Region has banned all the sale of plastic water bottles. You cannot buy one anywhere for your entire trip. Therefore, you have to bring your water bottle.

What Can I Do To Make Water Drinkable?

Here are different methods to make the water in the Himalayas drinkable during your Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek below: 

Method 1: Boiled Water

But the simplest method for water filtration is to boil it. Since we are increasing altitude, water should be boiled for 3 min and salted before it is sipped. You can get cold water free in the teahouse, but boiled water costs about a US dollar per liter.

Method 2: Purification Tablets or Electrolyte Powder

Trekkers on the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek can ordinarily carry purification tablets like chlorine or iodine. These tablets sterilize the water and make it drinkable. One tablet for one liter of water is sufficient. The tablets dissolve and turn into a drinkable liquid in about 30 minutes. However, the flavor of water purified with tablets may linger in the mouth.

Another alternative is electrolyte powder. Electrolyte powder also contains minerals such as salt, potassium, and magnesium, which your body needs throughout the trek. Therefore, it's a better way to sterilise water than pills.

Method 3: UV light Water Purifier/stripe

This is an easy, speedy, and ecologically sound approach to water filtering. It exposes bacteria and viruses to ultraviolet light from Steripen, effectively killing them off without affecting the water's flavor.

Guide and Staff Support

Our top-notch and very professional crew will carry out all of your activities on the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek for the whole seven days during your journey. They will do all the escorting. Our Guide will be qualified and highly experienced in this field, speak decent English, and have excellent interactional cultural qualities and reliable navigation abilities.

Short Annapurna Base Camp TrekThey will take you from Pokhara Airport to Annapurna Base Camp and Guide you on your 7-day short ABC Trek. We will assign an aid guide and a porter for two hikers (2*15kg) to each team of 4-5 trekkers. If your suitcases exceed 15kg, a single porter will be assigned to you, but two personnel are billed. Our lead tours, additional guides, and porters are very competent.

Electricity and Internet Service at ABC

Electricity Facility

Despite its unfavorable geology and weather conditions, the Annapurna region has also been able to supply energy and Internet connectivity.

Because electricity in the Annapurna Region comes from hydropower, you will find power everywhere along your route. But powering your device will charge you an extra fee. The common charging station is usually in the dining room. When you use power to charge your device, there's an instant surge fee (per single apparatus and voltage of each piece). It costs $1.5$—$2$ per device to charge a mobile phone.

Internet facility and service

While traveling on Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you'll need Internet access and a connection to communicate with family, friends, and business associates. Although Internet access is available anywhere in the Annapurna Region, because of signal quality and topography, WI-FI can be sluggish here or there. But you will have internet access at higher altitudes, and it's not cheap.

At higher elevations, the fee for WI-FI is NPR 300/$2.5

In the 7 Days Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, NCell/NTC cellular service provides network and internet access. Such SIM cards are available in Kathmandu for $ 1 from any retail store or tech shop. If you buy data packages, your service provider's internet reaches the Annapurna base camp.

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek: Essential Backpack Items

A trekker's Rucksack can also determine what level of experience a trekker has. A good backpacker is also a good trekker. One should have everything one needs on the trip packed in advance.

The aforementioned are some of the supplies you'll need on the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek for 7 Days.

Travel documents

  • Travel insurance policy documents.
  • Valid passport.
  • Copies of passport.
  • Passport-sized photos.
  • Nepalese cash.
  • Travel permits.


  • A pair of waterproof trekking shoes or hiking boots.
  • A pair of flip-flop slippers or running shoes.
  • Two sets of thermals (leggings and tops)
  • 5-6 sets of hiking long-sleeve shirts or tops.
  • Three sets of hiking shorts and pants.
  • Three fleece jumpers or a tracksuit set.
  • Good quality wind-resistant down jacket.
  • Lightweight waterproof rain jacket and pants.
  • Neck gaiter, leg warmer, and a packet of pocket hand warmers.
  • 5-6 quick dry socks, underwear, and sports outfit pairs.
  • Inner and outer pair of gloves.
  • Knitted Hat, sun cap, beanie, or bandana.
  • Glacier Sunglasses and eyeshade.

Trekking Equipment

  • 40-50 liter waterproof trekking bag and Rucksack or duffel bag (if your backpack is not big enough for everything you've got to bring, a potter has to be used too)
  • Reusable bottle with both hot and cold capability of at least 1 liter
  • A sleeping bag is mandatory plus one single cotton layer as
  • Trekking stick/ poles
  • Crampons (If you are trekking in the Winter season, Jan-Feb).
  • LED Headtorch or solar lamp (The best for this situation are the LuminAID Nepal 'solar lamps', which can also charge via solar and are very portable)
  • Plug adapter, Charging appliances. power bank, batteries
  • Pocket knife.
  • Travel Wallet.


  • Toilet paper, wet wipes, and tissue.
  • Medium-sized rapid-drying towel.
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • Sunscreen, lip balm, and body lotions.
  •  Deodorants.
  • Portable mirror.
  • Shampoo and soap.

First Aid Kit

  • Antibiotics
  • Painkillers, Paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin, Nicole
  • Sanitary pads
  • Bandage.
  • Anti-inflammatory spray.
  • Anti-nausea tablets.
  • Anti-diarrhea tablets or rehydration powder.
  • Altitude sickness tablets.
  • Water purifying tablets or electrolyte powder.
  • Mosquito and Insect Repellent
  • Earplugs

In Kathmandu, you can get or rent trekking equipment and accessories. If purchasing it, an extra day should be set aside for shopping. But if you are renting, you will call us to secure the rental item before you arrive in Kathmandu. This will save you both time and money, allowing your baggage to be lighter.

Branded trekking gear and accessories are reasonably priced in the Thamel area. Here is more about the packing list. 

Note: The luggage limit on the Kathmandu-Pokhara flight is only 20 kg per person. For extra baggage, they charge $ 1 per kg. Therefore, you can save weight using your hiking boots and jacket. In a handbag, carry your passport, cash, and prescription drugs. So, store your stuff in a Kathmandu hotel too.

Accommodation During Annapurna Base Camp Trek

For the part of your Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara, we will stay in a 5-star hotel, and for other stops along the route, we'll stay at lodges. We stop off at teahouses for the rest of our trip

Meals During Short Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek

On your 7-Day Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you'll be served three meals and plenty of things to choose from.

Breakfast: Cereal pancakes, French toast, cornflakes, oatmeal, Bread butter eggs, Tsampa porridge, tea, coffee honey with Tibetan Bread, etc.

Lunch: Tomato pickle and salad, Dal Bhaat set (rice, vegetable curry, meat curry, lentil), Veggie noodle soup-chicken noodle soup-mushroom garlic soup--fried noodles Mo: Mo Fried yak cheese -Potato or else.

Dinner: Dal Bhaat ( rice, vegetable curry, meat curry. lentils, tomato chutney salad, papad), momo fried noodles, spaghetti, Thukpa Pizza, Stewsfried potato, etc. Otherwise, there are other different cuisine choices. You have the choice to buy something from your wallet.

  • The Annapurna Base Camp Trail is classified as moderately difficult because of too many ascends and descends . For trekkers who are experienced can find this trail rather easy but for those who are amateur , this trail can be challenging as they to stop time and again to catch breathe. As mentioned earlier , the trail has too many ascends and descends along the stone paved route which may make trekkers feel fatigued early. However , if you have a well-planned itinerary , any challenging trails can be conquered. At Adventure Altitude Treks and Expeditions , we help our customers to get the best suited itinerary.

  • Being one of the most popular trekking region of Nepal , Annapurna Base Camp trek is safe to trek. You will find lots of other trekkers on the way . There are adequate amount of accommodations and hotels along the route. However , there always scammers who pry on trekkers . So , we recommend you hiring a guide.

  • Trekking can be done any time in Nepal because of its diverse geography . But the best time to do this or any of the trek in Nepal is from March to May and September to November. During these times , the visibility is perfect with clear blue skies , clear and pleasant weather. During rainy season, the trails are slippery and muddy thus making it hard to trek , And in winter , the Himalayan region experience heavy snowfall up to 4 feet deep. The temperature can go below up to -15 degrees . The visibility is low and the trails are covered with snow . You may get lost so its better to hire a professional guide and porter .

  • The maximum altitude gained while trekking Annapurna Base Camp is 4,315 m.

  • To Complete the ABC Trekking Itinerary, two permits are required. A TIMS ( Trekkers Information Management System ) and one Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit. Both permit can be obtained at tourism office in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Local trekking agents will get you these permits if you are going through an agency . Be sure to keep permits with you or give it to your guide as it is checked in various places along the way. The permits works only for one trek . So if you want to do another trek , you need to apply for another permit .

  • While you are at Kathmandu and Pokhara, you can find any type of accommodation , from cheap to expensive. While on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route, your most of the accommodation will be tea houses with electricity , hot shower , internet . Food is typical Nepali food that includes lentils , rice, curry (veg and non-veg) , pickles etc. But you can also have other foods like MO: MOs . Chowmin, Spaghetti , Burger etc. Hot Shower and internet on the ABC Trekking Route may cost you a small amount depending on the hotel you are staying. The beds are comfortable and some rooms may have attached bathroom. Most of the rooms are designed on twin sharing basis so mostly a room is equipped with two beds , one table , a pair of slippers . You can request an extra blanket with no charge.

  • Depending on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Route Itinerary, the trek may take from 7 to 12 days to complete. 

  • Anyone can go for ABC Trekking 12 days journey as it is the most famous trekking destination of Nepal. The trail is filled with lots of tea houses , trail marks and you also encounter may trekkers during the trek. Also if you are an experience trekker , this trek should be easy . 

    However, we recommend our guests to hire a porter and a guide . A porter will carry your belongings so that you don't have to carry all the weight in such harsh landscapes of the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking route A guide will tell you every bit of information you will need during the trek. There are many places of interests which carry cultural and historical values. We provide you guides with exceptional knowledge about the places . Not only that , a guide service we provide with the ABC Trekking package will take care of your accommodations and food so you don't need to roam around searching for accommodations. 

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