Majority of trekkers dream of trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp. It is one of the most beautiful places you can trek to.
Annapurna Base Camp trek includes both natural and cultural beauty of Nepal. It is known for attracting many tourists from all over the world. Starting off with the natural beauty, the Himalayan ranges has gorgeous views.
The distance from Kathmandu to the Annapurna Sanctuary is 168km. Our Annapurna Base Camp 8 days takes you to the base of Annapurna ranges in short duration. This is the trek for those trekkers looking for hiking to Annapurna base camp but have time constraints to join longer itineraries like Annapurna Base Camp Trek 12 days.
You will be able to see the views of Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, Tukuche peak and also Tilicho peak during this trip.
You will see the simplicity of Ghandruk village and the people living there. The Gurung and Magar community have a very simple way of living. They will serve you with the purest form of love and will welcome you as a part of their own family.
You will see the traditions and cultures that they have and have followed for a long time.
Furthermore, this trip includes a trek that starts from Siwai. Although this trek includes uneven tracks, anyone without trekking practices can complete it. The trek difficulty is only moderate. So. get ready with your gears and take your steps.
You will also pass through Machhapuchhre Base Camp on this trek. This means you will walk into two amazing base camps in a single trek. Sounds adventurous, right?
After enjoying the beautiful views, you will also get to experience the greenery of Nepal. A true explanation of the forests of Nepal.
You will pass through the bamboo forests, pine trees and the national flower Rhododendrons. The ambiance will give you a different feel. Different species of birds and flowers are the other elegant elements of this trip.
There are natural hot springs in Jhinu Danda which is a must to try. These will relax all your muscles and all your pain will vanish. What better way to enjoy than getting relaxed?
Annapurna Base Camp is completely safe even if you are not a professional trekker (See here: Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty). Although you will need a few precautions, make sure you pack all the essentials and stick with your group. Take breaks if need to and do not force yourself. Giving and taking help is another beauty in traveling.
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Highlights of 8 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Enjoy Gurung community and Ghandruk museum
- Stunning views of mountain ranges including Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, etc
- Jhinu, a natural hot spring on your way back
- Lots of natural sights like waterfalls, springs, lakes, etc
- Opportunity to see different species of animals, migratory birds, and plants
- Passing through different temples and stupas
- Visiting different tea houses and enjoying the most out of the simplest thing in the world
|Day 01||Arrive in Kathmandu||1400 m||-|
|Day 02||Fly to Pokhara (30 minutes), drive to Siwai and trek to Chhomrong||2340 m||6 - 7 hours|
|Day 03||Trek to Himalaya Hotel||2850 m||6 hours|
|Day 04||Trek to Annapurna Base Camp||4131 m||6 hours|
|Day 05||Trek to Sinuwa||2350 m||6 hours|
|Day 06||Trek to Jhinu Danda||1760 m||6 hours|
|Day 07||Trek to Siwai and drive to Pokhara||-||5 hours|
|Day 08||Fly / Drive back to Kathmandu||-||1 hour approx.|