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    Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days

    Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    5.00/5 from 3 reviews
    • Destination
    • Durations
      5 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
      Adventure Trekking
    • Accommodation
      Tea House
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
    • Best Season
      March - May and Oct - Dec


    • The shortest adventurous trip to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) 
    • Pass through ethnic communities like Chhomrong, Matkyu, Bamboo along with Machhapuchhre Base Camp
    • Encounter the deepest gorge of Nepal; Kali Gandaki Gorge 
    • Diverse terrain with rich local tradition and cultural lifestyles 
    • Up close with Annapurna ranges including Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, and Hiunchuli
    • Spot endangered species like Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer, Spotted Deer, Monal including Pheasants Nest 
    • Jhinu dada is famous for its refreshing hot springs 
    • Lifetime memory within cascading waterfalls, unique vegetation, and heartwarming hospitality 

    Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 days

    Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 Days are one of the shortest itineraries to explore the most popular part of the Annapurna Region. No wonder Annapurna Base Camp Trek is Nepal's most preferred trekking destination. 

    The main reason behind it is the immense opportunity to mark the base of Mt. Annapurna (8,091m). And the other is its moderate grade. Yes, even trekkers with general stamina can opt for this trek. 

    The ultimate destination of this trek is Annapurna Base Camp, at 4130 meters. This is also where you have the spectacular panoramas of Annapurna Range, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri. 

    Besides, the trek incorporates diverse terrain, culture, vegetation, and wildlife. The trails showcase beautiful cascades along with blooming rhododendrons and orchids. As a whole, you experience the endless beauty of nature. 

    5 days ABC trek is also an excellent opportunity to witness the cultural ethnicity of residents within Annapurna Sanctuary. The mountain lifestyle, culture, and traditions of tribes like Gurung and Thakalis are fascinating. Moreover, ABC passes through MBC (Machhapuchhre Base Camp). To visit two base camps in one trip is an exciting adventure. 

    This trek is possible at any time of the year. But Spring (March to May) and Autumn (Sept to Nov) are the best trekking seasons. Regarding permits, you will need an ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Protection) permit and a TIMS card. 

    5 Days Annapurna Base Camp is a world-famous trek that will give you a lifetime memory. It is a highly recommended journey. If you have any queries regarding this Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 days, please get in touch with us. We will be more than happy to help you in any possible way. 

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    • Day01

      Drive to Matkyu Danda then trek to Chhomrong.

      • Max. Altitude: Matkyu Danda (1500m), Chhomrong (2340m) 
      • Walking Distance: 8-9 KM 
      • Trek Duration: 4-5 hours 
      • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

      Your 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins today. After breakfast, you will take a short drive to Matkyu Danda via jeep. Within a few hours, you will reach this newly established jeep station, Matkyu Danda. Your trek officially begins. 

      The trail at first is downhill until you encounter a large suspension bridge. This recently constructed bridge leads you to a series of stairs. After walking for two hours, you will reach Jhinu Danda (1750m). Jhinu Danda is also famous for its soothing and refreshing hot springs. 

      Now, you start ascending alongside the Modi Khola. You can expect the spectacular scenery of green hills and scare settlements. Continuing the ascent, you will reach Chhomrong. It is a beautiful Gurung village divided into Upper and Lower Chhomrong. As there are a lot of hotels here, you can stay at any lodge/teahouse for an overnight stay. 

    • Day02

      Trek to Himalaya.

      • Max. Altitude: 2920m, Himalaya 
      • Walking Distance: 6-7 hours 
      • Trek Duration: 15 KM
      • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

      After Chhomrong, your next destination is the Hotel Himalaya. If you stay at Upper Chhomrong, you will reach Lower Chhomrong within half an hour. There are fewer teahouses there. You again pass through the suspension bridge over the Modi Khola. 

      After the bridge, you take the uphill trail again until you reach Lower Sinuwa. Sinuwa is the village that takes you through the deep forest of rich oak, pine, and bamboo. You also get a glooming glimpse of Mt Machhapuchhre (6993m). Then, you get downhill towards Upper Sinuwa. After walking for about one hour, you reach Bamboo (2145m). 

      Now the trail gets more beautiful with waterfalls and cascading springs. Again the mountain scenery surrounds you. You then reach Dovan (2505m), where there are few hotels. From Dovan, the Himalayas is about two hours. This day, you cross 3000 meters on the way. Thus, you need to be careful and walk in at a normal pace. Remember to follow the ways of avoiding Altitude Sickness. 

    • Day03

      Trek to Annapurna Base Camp.

      • Max. Altitude: Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m)
      • Walking Distance: 13-14 KM
      • Trek Duration: 6-7 Hours 
      • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

      Leaving Himalaya, your ascent will take you to the ultimate point of the trek, Annapurna Base Camp. The trek ascends through picturesque spots like Deurali (3200m), Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m). MBC is a perfect spot for the majestic view of Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).

      The trail up-to MBC is uphill ascent but afterward lies plain lands within deep forest and waterfalls. The waterfall en route appears beautiful from different angles. You also pass through several Avalanche Risk Area. The trails keep on getting refreshing and elegant with colorful flowers like orchids, rhododendrons, etc. The atmosphere becomes chilly and mountains begin to appear clear and closer. 

      After walking one and a half hours from MBC, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp. This is the vantage point that offers dramatic mountain scenery of the Annapurna range. This spot is the opportunity to witness the diverse landscape and typical traditional life in Himalaya. 

    • Day04

      Trek down to Bamboo.

      • Max. Altitude: 2340m, Bamboo
      • Walking Distance: 13.5 KM
      • Trek Duration: 7-8 Hours
      • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge 

      Today, you will wake up early in the morning. After all, you can’t miss the golden sunrise from the vantage point. The sunshine from the high peaks is pretty pleasing and enticing. All the surrounding vegetation glow with glistening snow and mist. You also get views of various Annapurna glaciers. 

      5 days ABC Trek gives the closest 360 panoramas of Fishtail, Annapurna I & III, Singu Chuli (6501m), Tharpu Chuli (5662m), Gangapurna Himal (7455m), Hiuchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m) Tent Peak (5663m), etc. This is an amazing experience to be surrounded by mountains. You will just forget everything and just enjoy the wonderful nature. You will walk around the base camp and have breathtaking scenery around huge snow towers. 

      After those wonderful moments at the base camp, you will start walking down. Following the pleasing architecture, you will retrace your steps back to Deurali. Once again, you encounter nice waterfalls, and flowing rivulets with amazing landscapes. You will reach Dovan and finally reach Bamboo for the overnight stay. The trail is full of downhill today. Keep an eye out for black-faced “langur” monkeys too! 

    • Day05

      Trek down to Matkyu then drive to Pokhara.

      • Max. Altitude: Matkyu Danda (1500m), Pokhara (910m) 
      • Walking Distance: 12.7 KM
      • Trek Duration: 3-4 Hours 
      • Accommodation: Hotel 

      Retracing your steps, you will descend to Matkyu Danda. The uphill trek starts again with the stairs. After an hour of an uphill climb, you will reach Sinuwa. Walking forward and crossing the large suspension bridge, you will reach Chhomrong. Then comes Jhinu Danda. You can’t miss the refreshing hot spring bath. This will give you a relaxing experience. 

      Afterward, you will take an uphill trail from there until Matkyu. Your short and amazing trek comes to an end. From there, you will drive to Pokhara (City of Lakes). Since you are at a famous tourist hub, you can’t miss the amazing spots like Peace Pagoda. Mahendra Cave, Davis Falls, and Lakeside. You can also go to a good pub or restaurant. There is no better than Pokhara to celebrate the accomplishment of your journey. 

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    • Pokhara to Matkyu and Matkyu to Pokhara private vehicles.
    • Three meals a day (Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)during the trek.
    • Tea or Coffee during the breakfast in Mountain.
    • Trekking lodge (Tea House) accommodations throughout the trek.
    • All necessary paper works Annapurna Conservation Area Project. Entry permit and Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) permit.
    • A  Government License holder and English speaking, friendly guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
    • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
    • Use of sleeping bag, down Jacket and Duffel bag. (if you don’t have your own, need to return after trip completed).
    • Eco Holidays Nepal T-shirt.
    • Government taxes and official expenses.
    • Annapurna base camp trek route map.
    • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily. (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms.) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
    • Assistant guide group size above 8 + person.

    What's Excluded in Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    • Nepal entry visa fee
    • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
    • Porter if needed(140 US$).
    • Your Personal Expenses.
    • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek.
    • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
    • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
    • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping is expected).
    • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

    Departure Dates & Price

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    • Start Date17th Jul 2024
      End Date21st Jul 2024
      USD 545Per person
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      End Date4th Aug 2024
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      USD 545Per person
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      End Date1st Sep 2024
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      End Date14th Sep 2024
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      End Date20th Sep 2024
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      End Date26th Sep 2024
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    Customer Reviews

    • Me and my wife did Annapurna Base Trek in early September with Eco Holidays Team. It was the best trip we had ever. Our Guide Sagar and Porter Ramesh both are superb and experienced.

      Definitely it was bit off season and rainy time but still views was amazing. The team of Eco Holidays arranged our all necessary things during our Trek.

      We enjoyed much and highly recommended them.

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    • Best arrangement by Eco Holidays Nepal for our trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Our Guide Bipan was fantastic and well experienced in Mountains. Eco Holidays provided warm Sleeping Bag, Down Jackets and Hot Bag which was very useful during trek. Our Guide helped us to order food, manage accommodation during trek. We can recommended this Company.

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    • I visited Nepal in January and did my memorable trip. I chose to do the trek to ABC first and planned next short trip to another beautiful place Kalinchowk later. The trip to annapurna was just superb. I was there with my amazing guide Ganesh, very informative and knowledgeable. Thank you Dhruba for perfect arrangement for both ABC and kalinchwok. Really appreciable!!

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