ABC Express Trek

annapurna base camp express trek

One of the most famous trekking destinations in the whole world, the Annapurna Base Camp Express Trek possesses the most beautiful natural quintessence within its containments. The ABC Express Trek package holds an accelerated amethyst trail that lets you enjoy riveting views of the magnificent mountains peaks like Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South and several others in the beguiling region of Annapurna. This eleven day hiking package allows you to walk through verdant rhododendron forests, radiant and captivating in their florescent presence all the way to Poon Hill. The glorious sight of the rising sun from behind the astronomical mountain ranges of Annapurna is breath-taking. The manifestation of the ivory snow mountain peaks slowly changing its tincture from opal to burning saffron is absolutely gorgeous and completely out-of-this-world! The vantage point at Poon Hill presents this divine vision like an omnipotent illustration of seraphic empyreans. Passing through dainty villages along the trek like Ghorepani, Chhomrong, Tadapani, Bamboo and Deurali, you will get the opportunity to experience the cultural and traditional aspects of the people residing in that area up close. You will also be excursing many monasteries and temples all along your journey, the tranquility of the gentle swaying of the colorful prayer flags adding to the deific ambiance of the winsome trekking trails. Experiencing the people’s unique lifestyle at the isolated villages and settlements is an enlightening affair.

The Annapurna Base Camp Express Trek starts with a scenic fight to Pokhara, the little journey a tiny adventure in itself because of the sights on the flight of the changing terrains from the busy metropolitan to verdant acreages of emerald forest and silver serpentine rivers present a tranquil and serene delectability. Trekking to Tikhe Dhunga along the rugged trekking trail from Pokhara is also quite a winsome affair. Walking on a rather challenging path, you would emerge in the dainty village of Ulleri, passing by slow stone staircases embedded into the umber terrain. Banthanti, a picturesque village of the Tharu people, also comes into approach as you continue the trek, and passing this graceful settlement, the trail of the ABC Express Trek goes through the opulent exuberance of rhododendron and oak woods before finally reaching Ghorepani.

The Annapurna Base Camp Express Trek package is carefully designed to incorporate the beguiles of the Annapurna Region in a relatively short amount of time, presenting you with unforgettable moments like the trek to Poon Hill (3210m). The vantage point at Poon Hill lets you vision the glorious sublimity of the rising sun from behind the magnificent Annapurna ranges and the changing of the opal like snow peaks into the color of molten gold and burning saffron as the Sun ascends into the cyan Sky. The ethereal vision is truly breath-taking and absolutely stupendous. With panoramic views of the mountain peaks like Gangapurna, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli and many more, the ABC Express Trek package lets you have close encounters with the natural quintessence of the Annapurna region. Trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp (4210m) passing the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you would be enveloped within the absolutely wondrous eccentricity of views of the elegant mountain peaks. Having a short interlude at the hot springs presents repose in the trekking journey.

Join Escape Himalaya to trek to the Base Camp of Mount Annapurna in a proportionately short amount of time. Escape Himalaya provides utterly eminent rendering of services to its valued customers and the Annapurna Base Camp Express Trek package lets you experience the pretty natural and cultural ambiance of the Annapurna region in an optimal context. Come along in this beautiful adventure of majestic mountains, religious and traditional practices and sites of the local people and ravishing beauty of the natural environment with Escape Himalaya in our ABC Express Trek package. We also have alternate packages for trekking in the Annapurna Region with our Annapurna Base Camp Trek which lets you trek to the foot of the summit of Mount Annapurna. Our Annapurna Circuit Trek lets you excurse through the verdancy of the Annapurna region in the most appealing of ways. Our Annapurna Poon Hill Trek is another one you can opt for. You can also have the itinerary be customized to suit your need too. The Jomsom Muktinath Trek is another one where you will have the opportunity to excurse to the holy temple. So come join us in this wonderful adventure of exploring the Annapurna Region!

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (910m/2985ft), Duration: 25-min then trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/49035ft), Duration: 5 hrs
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft), Duration: 7 hrs
  • Day 04: Hiking -Poonhill (3210m/10528ft), trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft), Duration: 6 hrs
  • Day 05: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m/7575ft), Duration: 6 hrs
  • Day 06: Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m/10330ft), Duration: 6 hrs
  • Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m/13810ft), Duration: 5 hrs
  • Day 08: ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft), Duration: 7 hrs
  • Day 09: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (hot spring) (1780m/5840ft), Duration: 6 hrs
  • Day 10: Jhinu Danda to Kathmandu (1370m/4495ft), Duration: 5 hrs walk, 1 hour drive and 25-min flight
  • Day 11: Farewell
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

    As you arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by one of our airport representatives from Escape Himalaya. S/he will give you a short account about your trip and help you be transferred to the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.

  • Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (910m/2985ft), Duration: 25-min then trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/49035ft), Duration: 5 hrs

    We will take a scenic flight from Tribhuwan International Airport to Pokhara on this day, which takes around 25 minutes. You can get lovely views of the settings of Pokhara, popular as ‘Lake City’. We will then drive to Naya Pul from where we shall begin our trek to Birethanti, a well-off town lying next to the Modi River. We will also climb gradually to get to Hille located at the height of 1495m. Walking further ahead from Hille, we will reach Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight at the hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft), Duration: 7 hrs

    From Tikhe Dhunga, we will trek to Ghorepani. In the beginning of our trek, on this day we will traverse a river by means of a bridge and then climb a vertical stone stairway to the huge Magar village at Ulleri. We will have a rather challenging path before getting to Ulleri and we would have to pass by rock-strewn staircases. We will also stroll passing Banthanti; the path goes through wonderful rhododendron and oak woods and to concludes for this day as we reach Ghorepani. Overnight at lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 04: Hiking -Poonhill (3210m/10528ft), trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft), Duration: 6 hrs

    You will experience an unforgettable moments today. We will start walking early in the morning to reach Poon Hill (3210m). Poon Hill is the best vantage point to view the stunning sunrise view above the striking panorama of Annapurna Himalaya Range including peaks of Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli and more. After spending a most-outstanding time at Poon Hill, we will go again back to Ghorepani. From Ghorepani, we will keep on passing through pine and rhododendron woods. Walking for some hours, we will arrive at Tadapani finally. Overnight at lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 05: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m/7575ft), Duration: 6 hrs

    As we walk down from Tadapani to Sinuwa, stunning vistas of the upper Modi valley will allure us. We will also have a long ascent above the bank of the Modi River. Passing Chhomrong village, lying at the base of Himal Chuli is just amazing. From Chhomrong, the path descends to Chhomrong River, and then with a slow ascend- we will move up to Tadapani. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 06: Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m/10330ft), Duration: 6 hrs

    We will keep on walking to Kuldi Ghar for around 3 hours. Walking a little ahead, our route passes through wooded area of bamboo. We will also pass by the meadow of Tomo, and after that ascending ahead, we will reach Deurali. Overall, we will trek for 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m/13810ft), Duration: 5 hrs

    This is the big day of our trek as we will reach Annapurna Base Camp (4210m) taking around 5 hours. We will move further on from Deurali and walk on a steep track that gives the stunning vistas of spectacular peaks. We will stroll to Machhapuchhre Base Camp located at the height of 4100m too. The stroll may be quite challenging but reaching Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you will be captured by the grand peaks like Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, and Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna and more. Walking ahead, we will get to Annapurna Base Camp where engrossing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, and several other massive peaks will wait for us. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Day 08: ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft), Duration: 7 hrs

    With the most unforgettable picture on our mind, we will trek to Bamboo on this day taking around 7 hours to return. We will have a way downhill and we will be passing the wonderful setting before reaching Bamboo. Overnight at lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 09: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (hot spring) (1780m/5840ft), Duration: 6 hrs

    From Bamboo, we will also walk to Khuldighar, and then turn down to Chhomrong River. We will also climb on a rocky way to Chhomrong and from here, our trail moves downward to Jhinu Danda. At Jhinu Danda, dipping our bodies in the hot springs after an exhausting trek will calm us. Overnight in Jhinu Danda at lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 10: Jhinu Danda to Kathmandu (1370m/4495ft), Duration: 5 hrs walk, 1 hour drive and 25-min flight

    On this day, we will trek for approximately 5 hours to reach Nayapul. Before reaching Nayapul we will also stroll back on the same path passing Birethanti. From Nayapul, with a one-hour long drive, we will get back to Pokhara. In Pokhara you will be transferred to the hotel. And for the rest of the time, you can simply explore around the Lake-City or go for boating in the Phewa Lake. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 11: Farewell

    Concluding one of the best trekking options Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek in Annapurna Region, you will go back from Nepal. Escape Himalaya’s representative will help you be transferred to the airport. Then you will fly back.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle.
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara.
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide), porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, meals and accommodation.
  • Escape Himalaya T-shirt, down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag,  and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All necessary paper work and permits. (ACAP and TIMS, please bring 3 passport size photographs)
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle.
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara.
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide), porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, meals and accommodation.
  • Escape Himalaya T-shirt, down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag,  and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All necessary paper work and permits. (ACAP and TIMS, please bring 3 passport size photographs)
  • All government and local taxes.

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