Looking to experience the beauty of Annapurna Base Camp but are short on time? Don't fret! We've crafted a 10-day trekking route that lets you soak in the majesty of this Himalayan destination. This 10-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the short and scenic route a tailor-made itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp for those who crave the mountains but have limited time in Nepal. Join us as we delve into the full itinerary, useful tips, and answers to frequently asked questions about this exciting adventure.
Join us on our thrilling 10-day journey to the Annapurna Base Camp, nestled at an impressive altitude of 4,130 meters (13,550 feet) beneath the towering presence of Mount Annapurna, which soars to a breathtaking 8,091 meters (26,545 feet)., where you'll be greeted by the majestic eight-thousanders that grace this remarkable region.
Embark on a Trek to ABC that unfolds mesmerizing shades of landscapes over six unforgettable days, beginning and ending in Pokhara. During this trek, you'll find yourself, surrounded by some of the planet's elevated mountains. Majestic peaks like Gangapurna standing tall at (7454m.|24455ft.), the imposing Machhapuchhre at (6997m.|22956ft.), and the mighty Hiuchuli reaching (6441m.|21131ft.) will loom overhead, casting their impressive shadows upon you.
The Annapurna range itself is a grand ensemble of six distinct peaks, each soaring beyond the 7,000-meter mark. With an elevation of 8,091 meters, the towering Annapurna I ranks as the tenth-highest peak in the world, whose insights you can savor in the 10-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Additionally, our route to ABC is going to lead us through the Annapurna Conservation Area, where we will have the opportunity to see endangered animals like the red panda and Himalayan monal with a background of ravishing vegetation and shadowed woodland.
The towering peaks of the manly Himalayas will rise above you, offering stunning vistas that extend from the city to the highest point of our ABC trek, a sight exclusive to the specified path amidst the bustling trail filled with travelers from around the globe.
Moreover, our ABC hike of 10 days offers you the opportunity to fully enjoy the essence of adventure while being free from the burden of dealing with all the little details. Nepal Nirvana Trails is here to extend a warm welcome and handle all the essential arrangements for your journey, including accommodations, meals, and trekking permits, upon your arrival in either Kathmandu or Pokhara.
Major Attractions during the Annapurna Base Camp 10 Days Trek
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek path is amazing; it passes through thick rhododendron forests and continues onto heavily forested trails before emerging from the trees and entering the alpine region. En route, you'll encounter mesmerizing waterfalls and exhilarating suspension bridges. Furthermore, this trek provides a unique opportunity to interact closely with locals from many communities, including Magar, Gurung, Brahmin, and Chhetri. The major attractions during the Annapurna Base Camp trek of 10 days will feature are as follows:
The Miraculous Views of Annapurna Base Camp
When you're near the gorgeous Annapurna, all the suffering you experience while ascending through the challenging terrain of the Himalayas seems to vanish. As you take in the awe-inspiring mountain views from Annapurna Base Camp, situated at an elevation of 4130 meters, you feel euphoria. Even though it's cold outside, everyone is cordial as they discuss their trekking adventures in the teahouses. While the Everest Base Camp doesn't allow overnight stays, Annapurna Base Camp offers the opportunity to spend the night and enjoy the breathtaking sunrise in the morning. Though, according to our 10-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary, we will spend the night at Machhapuchhre Base Camp and then embark on a morning hike to Annapurna Base Camp, where we can immerse ourselves in the stunning sunrise view against the backdrop of the majestic mountains.
Scenic Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu
You will enjoy the tranquil and picturesque travel to Pokhara during this 10-day Annapurna Base Camp short trek via tourist bus. En route, you'll have the opportunity to admire Nepal's lush greenery and the Trisuli River meandering along the road.
Serene views of Pokhara City
Pokhara City is a serene tourist destination in Nepal. It is sometimes referred to as Nepal's vacation capital. Pokhara offers you magnificent mountain views that give you a taste of what you will see and encounter on your short trek to Annapurna Base Camp. During your short time in the city, you will be fortunate to see mountains like Annapurna, Machhapucchre, Dhaulagiri, and many more from the window of your hotel rooms. The Fewa Lake bank is where you will also experience the best of life. The nightlife in Lakeside is regarded as one of Nepal's most lovely and entertaining.
Annapurna Conservation Area – where nature's beauty shines bright!
During our short trek to Annapurna Base Camp, we will pass through the Annapurna Conservation Area. As we make our way through the Annapurna Conservation Area, we'll be surrounded by a rich variety of flora and fauna. We can enjoy pleasant walks through lush forests filled with rhododendrons, oak, pine trees, and more. One unique aspect of the ABC trail is the presence of bamboo forests in certain areas. If we trek in the spring, we'll be treated to the vibrant and colorful wildflower blooms that decorate the forests. In these woodlands, we can listen to the melodious chorus of singing birds and occasionally catch glimpses of wildlife.
Rich Gurung and Magar Culture
Natural beauty abounds in the Annapurna region. The peaceful coexistence of the small ethnic villages in the area enhances its natural beauty. The majority of villagers are of the Gurung ethnic group, and they have upheld their culture and traditions to this day and sample some regional cuisine. We will stay in the Gurung and Magar villages along the way for a few nights and take advantage of their hospitality.
Route to Annapurna Base Camp trek 10 days
The route of the Annapurna Base Camp trek of 10 days is a traditional route. First, we will arrive at Pokhara, drive up to Siwai, and then hike to Chomrong. We will further hike to the Himalayas, Machhapuchhre Base Camp(MBC), and up to Annapurna Base Camp. On the return journey, we'll retrace our steps, passing through MBC and Himalaya Hotel before reaching Chhomrong and eventually returning to Pokhara.
What to expect during the ABC Trek of 10 days?
Our 10-day trek to Mount Annapurna's base camp begins with a scenic drive to Pokhara and then Siwai on the second day, where our trek begins. From here, the trail passes through rural areas with a variety of cultural communities and gorgeous green hillsides. The area is blessed with heavenly energy, and stupas, chortens, and colorful prayer flags all wish you success as you travel. As the elevation increases, the breathtaking panorama will make you giddy to the bone. The villages in the Annapurna region are home to Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis, who follow a blend of Hinduism and Buddhism. The locals lead a simple yet comfortable life, preserving their centuries-old traditions and cultures.
There is no better picture than the cotton-like clouds dotting the crystal pure blue sky, pointing to the perfectly sparkling snow-capped mountain peaks. The Annapurna Base Camp trek offers unforgettable moments, such as witnessing a breathtaking sunset at Machhapuchhre Base Camp and embarking on an early morning hike to catch the mesmerizing sunrise over the massive mountains, making the 10-day journey truly memorable.
Annapurna Base Camp trek 10 days Cost
Nepal Nirvana Trails is here to help you choose the ideal trekking plan for Annapurna Base Camp or any other destination in Nepal, offering competitive prices and top-notch amenities. The cost mentioned below is based on the standard ABC Trek package we offer, but we can tailor the trip to your specific needs. Please don't hesitate to contact us via email or message to inquire about trip costs and services.
|Number of Person||Cost Per Person||Trip Confirmation|
|3 - 5||530||Book Now|
|6 - 10||509||Book Now|
|11 - 16||490||Book Now|
|17 - 30||460||Book Now|