Short Annapurna Base camp trek and Annapurna sanctuary trekking are suited on Annapurna region of western Nepal, it’s second only to the world-famous Everest region trekking. Comprising of the country’s wettest, windiest, and driest places, the region is also home to massive, inspiring mountain ranges like the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Trek-wise, it is undoubtedly the most versatile region in the whole Nepal Himalayas, with short trekking itineraries suitable for adventure-seekers ranging from adrenaline-pumping high pass treks to simple, panoramic treks. The Short Annapurna Base Camp trek and Annapurna Sanctuary trekking comprises of the best the region has to offer, with experiences including exploration of the beautifully preserved short Annapurna Base camp trek and Annapurna Sanctuary trekking to the foothills of the majestic Mount Annapurna.
Short Annapurna Base Camp trek and Annapurna sanctuary Trekking is an unforgettable journey towards the Southern Face of Annapurna 1. It is also hailed as the finest tea house trek in the region. As you trek through the pleasant and diverse Nepalese landscape, it will take you to the amazing high mountains amphitheater known as Annapurna base camp and sanctuary. The short Annapurna Base camp trek itinerary has been specially designed for trekkers who wish to trek to the Annapurna base camp trek and Annapurna sanctuary in a more relaxed and laid-back manner, absorbing the surreal beauty and experiences the region has to offer.
The 12-day-long short Annapurna Base camp trek and Annapurna sanctuary trekking route pass through several varied climatic and geographical conditions, ranging from sub-tropical to alpine and low-valleys to snowy terrains. The several changes in vegetation give the trekkers a wonderful opportunity to witness exotic and endangered species of flora and fauna. The trek begins with a drive or flight to the Lake City, Pokhara. On the third day of your arrival, we will finally commence the trek from Pokhara to Nayapul. Here onwards, we will trek through several picturesque Gurung villages like Ghandruk, Chomrung, and Bamboo. On the sixth day, we will finally reach the Annapurna Base Camp and Annapurna sanctuary at a staggering elevation of 4,095m via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,720m). From the Annapurna base camp and Annapurna sanctuary, we will be able to witness the colossal peaks like Mt. Annapurna 1, Mt. Annapurna 3, Annapurna South, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Gandharvachuli and Mt. Gangapurna mountains from a very close range. While trekking down, we will descend down from a different route through villages of JhinuDanda, Potana, and Kande, which qualifies the trek as a mini-circuit trek and accentuates the trek experience.
In addition to the naturally endowed beauty, the region is also notable for its rich civilization and culture. The original inhabitants of the Annapurna region, the Gurungs, have a unique culture and elaborate traditions, which they have successfully preserved and prospered over the years. During the stay at the tea houses operated by these people, we will be able to firsthand experience their hospitality and be a part of the traditional and village lifestyle.
The Short ABC and Annapurna sanctuary trekking is an incredible, epic, and rewarding trek that offers unwatchable mountain views, enchanting forested trails, and picturesque villages with the rich history. It is of moderate difficulty level and achievable for anyone in good health. Although it is an easy-moderate trek, it is still preferable to have some pre-physical training. However, our trekking itinerary has been specially designed to make the trip more pleasant, not straining, and convenient.
- Within world’s highest mountains in Annapurna region.
- From low warm tropic to alpine mid hills and over to arctic terrains.
- Into serene woodlands lined with beautiful rhododendron, pines and oaks trees.
- Visiting traditional Gurung villages the home of legendary Gorkha.
- Overwhelming everyday scenery of green hills and mountain panorama.
- Awesome experiences of short Annapurna base camp.