5 Days Trekking Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp

  • Jun 11, 2023
  • Rajesh Thapaliya

Abode to the Gods themselves, the Annapurna Himalayas boasts glorious scenery and are complemented by an authentic culture of various ethnic communities.

With the pristine Himalayas alongside the indigenous people, the Annapurna Region renders an insightful traveling experience. Located in the north-central region, the Annapurna (8,091m) stands tall with delicate chains of peaks around it. Beneath these great mountains lies the Annapurna Base Camp, carefully nestled on the foot of the majestic snowcapped ranges. The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is one of the most-loved trekking packages in Nepal and takes you to the heart of the Annapurna Himalayas. Likewise, the 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the shorter version and includes the majestic features of these colossal mountains.

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5 Days Annapurna Basecamp at Glance

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The 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Itinerary can be an ideal one for those who are looking for a Trek in Nepal with Short Holiday. Nevertheless, it is an excellent opportunity to explore the beautiful Region of Annapurna. In just five days, you will witness why Nepal is known as a paradise on Earth. The march towards the Base Camp runs through the glorious trails in the Annapurna Conservation Area. The journey also provides panoramic views of the peaks in the Annapurna Hiunchuli, and Gangapurna ranges, along with Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m). The peaks majestically watch over the dry trails surrounded by dense, lush vegetation: pine, rhododendron, and bamboo forests. As you explore the settlements, you come across the Gurung community, where you can take a deeper insight into their lives. The culture and modest lifestyle of these people are sure to humble you. Their hospitality is even more remarkable, and they treat their guests in very high regard.

Difficulty and Days for Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary is moderately easy and physically less demanding than other Treks in this region. Thus, it is suitable for all beginner or seasoned trekkers! As the trek only spans five days, it is also perfect for those who want to experience the sublime nature of the Annapurna Mountains in a short time.


  1. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  2. Mardi Himal Trek
  3. Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

Standard Itinerary for 5 Days Short Annapurna Basecamp

Day 01: Drive from Pokhara to Jhinu and Trek to Chhomrong
Day 02: Trek from Chhomrong to the Himalayas
Day 03: Trek to ABC
Day 04: Trek to Bamboo
Day 05: Trek back to Jhinu and Drive back to Pokhara

The Journey to 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp

The journey to 5 Days the Annapurna Base Camp begins with a scenic drive from Pokhara to Jhinu, the trailhead of the Trek. From Jhinu, you head northbound towards Chhomrong along the Modi River. Crossing the Chhomrong River, the tour reaches Sinuwa. Passing Khuldighar and Bamboo, you make your way to the Himalayas. Treading through bamboo, rhododendron, and oak forests, you get to the Hinku Cave, where a brief exploration can follow. Along the trail, you pass Deurali to reach the confluence of the Modi and Machhapuchhre rivers. Steadily gathering pace of the Trek, the trail ascends to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. The Base Camp provides surreal views of the surrounding landscapes, including the summit of the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m). The trek climaxes at the Annapurna Base Camp west to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. It ensures a delightful panorama of peaks like Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and Annapurna South (7219m) among others. Retracing your steps, you conclude the 5-day affair with a drive to Pokhara.


  1. Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  2. Annapurna View Trek
  3. Khopra Danda Trek
  4. Mohare Danda Trek

Best season for Short Annapurna Basecamp

The best time to undertake the 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp is from March to May and September to November. From March to May, the trail towards the Base Camp is blooming with Rhododendrons, magnolia, and many other alpine flowers. The weather turns warmer, the sky is clear, and you can pass through various colors of flowers and lush forests. The time from September to November is also considered one of the peak seasons for Trekking, as the weather is moderate. During these months, trekkers worldwide Trek to Annapurna Base Camp because of the fantastic weather. The skies are much more transparent, and the wind speed is at its lowest while you can see the ranges afar. If you wish to participate in the Short Annapurna Base Camp Trekking trip with us, please contact us.


  1. Ghorepani Mardi Himal Combined Trek
  2. Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  3. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

5 Days Annapurna Base Camp is perfect for those lacking time but wanting to explore the Annapurna Region. This Trek is one of the most illustrious programs for trekkers worldwide. Offering you enough time to view the splendid picturesque view of the Annapurna ranges while promising an unforgettable reception of Gurung communities guarantees you a magnificent experience. Hence, this short trek to the Annapurna Base Camp will surely make you return for more! Book your Annapurna Base Camp trip now.

Rajesh Thapaliya

Rajesh Thapaliya

Namaste! I am Rajesh, a Nepal travel blogger who provides Nepal travel tips to travellers who are planning to visit Nepal and know about Nepal.

I am a tourism service provider in Nepal So far, I have been to the Nepalese Himalayan base camps as a tour leader and collected lots of information about the Nepalese Himalayas. You can find my experiences in my travel blogs, so it may make it a lot easier for you to travel to Nepal.

You may find beautiful photos on Instagram,  Facebook and Twitter. I have worked very hard to be in this stage after high school and dedicated my experiences to the people who would like to know about Nepal and Nepal travel.