Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp from Pokhara is possible in 6 days. The trek also known as ABC and Annapurna Sanctuary Trek provides a very good opportunity to explore the beauty of Annapurna region in short time. This is a short version of ABC trek which starts and ends in Pokhara. The 6 day ABC trek is mainly designed to those hikers who are physically trained for strenuous trek. In this short trek, we walk through local villages, forest and river valleys to Annapurna Base Camp. We cater Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp trekking 6 days package price with fixed departure dates for 2021.22.23.24.25.
Name: Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Duration: 6 Days
Season: March/June and Sep/December.
Altitude: 850m- 4300m
Cost: USD 370-USD 640
Size: 1 - 12 in a group.
Package: Private/Group Trek
Pokhara Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a 6 days trekking to Annapuran sanctuary trek starts and ends in Pokhara.
6 days Annapurna base camp trek from Pokhara is a quick and short ABC trek, suitable for physically fit trekkers who are short on time to trek Annapurna base camp. A shorter version of Annapurna base camp trek not only offers the natural beauty and magnificent view of Annapurna, but you can also see a diverse terrain, culture, and wildlife during the trek. A spectacular close up view of Annapurna, Machhapuchare and Hiunchuli, dip into the hot Spring is also an important aspect of 6 days Pokhara to Annapurna base camp trek package.
The major highlights of 6 days Annapurna base camp trek are culture and tradition of Gurung people, mountain villages, environment, lush green and rhododendron forest, enjoying the spectacular view of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchare, Gangapurna, Mardi Himal and other Annapurna massif ranges.
We can do 6 days rapid Annapurna base camp trek a year round. Spring like March to May and Autumn like September to November are the best season for 6 days Annapurna base camp trekking. Autumn is the best time trekking Annapurna base camp because of the clear visibility of the mountains, clear blue sky, sunny day and moderate temperature though it is too crowded. Spring is another best time of trekking Annapurna base camp, you can see Rhododendron flower blooming. Be careful with the avalanches between Himalaya and Machhapuchare base camp while trekking in winter. Winter though cold, but still a good time to trek in a quite trail, and avoiding the crowds of trekkers.
The monsoon/rainy season is not a good time because heavy rainfall and clouds covers beautiful peaks almost all time. Similarly leeches, mosquitoes, possible landslides and slippery roads may disturb the trekking. Monsoon trekking to Annapurna is the best for botanists. If you have a good level of physical and mental fitness, the 6 days Annapurna base camp trek is perfect.
Annapurna base camp trek 6 days route begins with a short drive from Pokhara to Motkyu by sharing jeep for 3 hours and trek to Chhomrong via Jhinu Danda on the very first day, and continue trek to Annapurna base camp. Once enjoying the 360 degree view of the mountains from Annapurna base camp, and return trek to Motqyu and again get a sharing jeep drive back to Pokhara.
An incredible moderate grade trek is once in a life time trekking in Nepal. We trek through a variety of vegetation such Rhododendron, fern and bamboo. Chhomrong, the getaway village to Annapurna base camp. Once we cross Sinuwa to Annapurna sanctuary, the forest becomes dense. Tall oak trees become prominent. As we trek up towards Deurali, the thick forests change into tall grass. This is a tea house trek. We will stay in basic teahouse lodges, accommodating 20-25 people in each guest house. It is also possible to interact with guides and porters. This will give you a glimpse into their way of life. You will get Nepali styles foods during the trek.
Hence, 6 days Annapurna base camp trek highly recommends for physically fit and mentally prepare trekkers who are short on time. We can easily complete Annapurna base camp trek in 6 days from Pokhara to Pokhara. A must do trek in Nepal if you have a week time in Pokhara. It is also possible to shorten this trek into 3 to 4 days if you return back to Pokhara by helicopter from Annapurna base camp.
Day 1: Pokhara to Chhomrong(2040m, 5-6 hours).
Receive you at your hotel in Pokhara and drive by sharing jeep or bus to Siwai or further up and trek uphill to Chhomrong for 4 to 5 hours. Stay night there.
Day 2: Chhomrong to Bamboo (2540m, 6 hours)
Leaving Chhomrong, the trail descends via a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying Suspension bridge. Then climb out of the side valley passing through deep forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. The portion of the day’s trek follows another ascent to Kuldi (2470m). Descend a long, steep, slippery stone staircase into a deep bamboo and stay night at Dovan.
Day 3: Bamboo to Deurali(3200m, 6-7 hours)
Breakfast, trek whole day uphill to Deurali past Dovan and Himalaya. Stay night at Deurali.
Day 4: Deurali to ABC(4130m) .
Breakfast and trek to ABC for 5 to 6 hours. The final destination of ABC trek.
Day 5: ABC to Jhinu Hot Spring (1760m, 6-7 hours)
Breakfast and trek descend all the way to Jhinu Hot Spiring or Chhomrong. This is a long day downhill trek of 8 to 9 hours. Stay night at Jhinu Hot Spiring.
Day 6: Jhinu hot spring to Pokhara(850m, 6-7 hours) Via Siwai
Breakfast and trek to Siwai or before Siwai. Take sharing jeep drive back to Pokhara. The trip ends.This itinerary is very flexible. You can change this once you are on trekking of seeing your body condition. The itinerary not fix one.