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Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu (8 Days)

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Annapurna Base Camp

Join one of the certified guides at Scenic Nepal Treks on a thrilling 8-day Annapurna Base Camp Trek and discover the breathtaking Himalayas!



8 Days

Oct, Nov




  • Beautiful Phewa lake and world peace stupa.
  • Stunning mountain views including Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna
  • Amazing bamboo lodges, monasteries and Nepalese culture.


Would you like to try one of Nepal’s classic treks and discover the breathtaking landscapes and mountain culture of the Himalayas? Then join this unique 8-day Annapurna Base Camp trek and discover the charm of one of the world’s most important locations for mountaineering.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a Nepal classic and is perfect for participants with little mountaineering experience who wish to immerse themselves in the Himalayas. Rhododendron and bamboo forests, amazing monasteries and cultural landmarks, as well as breathtaking views of the region’s towering peaks,  are all part of the charm of this trekking experience.

We will begin our 8-day adventure from Kathmandu, a wonderful city that will amaze you. From there, we will set off to Pokhara and drive to Sewai, where we will begin our trek. On the way to Annapurna Base Camp, we will pass Gurung villages and experience and local Nepali culture. Furthermore, we will also enjoy visiting the Phewa Lake, several caves, and recovering in a hot-spring bath.

This 8-day trek is open to all kinds of participants. However, do keep in mind that you will need a good fitness level as we will spend many hours walking in the mountains. Of course, we will be happy to help and guide you on the way.

So, are you ready for a thrilling 8-day adventure in Nepal? Then book your place and join us on this amazing Annapurna Base Camp trek and discover the wonders of the Himalayas!

Or, if you prefer, you can also join us on this slightly longer 12-day Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill Trek adventure!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Local flights

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Camping equipment sleeping bag

Price details

PRICE INCLUDES: All the Airport And Hotel Transfer by Private Jeep.

By flight to Kathmandu to Pokhara and Flight Back to Kathmandu.

Private Transport Trekking Starting point/Out.

2 Nights Good Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.

1 Night Good Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.

Trekking lodge / Teahouse accommodations during the trek.

3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.

Government Licensed Holder trekking guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.

All necessary paperwork and entry permits (ACAP),

Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) including local Tax, Government tax & official expenses.

Sleeping bag & Duffel Bag (if you do not have your own, to be returned after trip completion).

An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.

Trekking Certificate.

Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.


Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.

Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from the mountain.

Any Extra Program then Itinerary

Nepal visa fee (You can apply for Online or you can easily issue the visa on arrival at International Airport Kathmandu.

Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).

Porter during the Trekking (1 Potter for 2 trekkers) with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.

Alcoholic and nonalcoholic hot and cold drinks & all desserts sweet things including tea and Coffee.

Hot shower and battery charging in trekking Mountains.

Tips for the guide, porter and drive.


Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu [1,350m/4,264 ft]

Day 2: Fly to Pokhara, Drive to Sewai , trek to Chomrong (1940m/6360 ft): 5 - 6 hours trek

Day 3: Himalaya Trek. 5 - 6 hours. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Day 04: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m): 5- 6 hours.

Day 5: Day 05: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,335m)

Day 6: Bamboo to Jhinudadada and Mudkhu then drive to Pokhara: 4 hours trek, 3 hours' drive

Day 7: Morning Flight Back to Kathmandu

Day 8: Final Departure




3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara including your morning breakfast. During your hiking period you will be staying at Basic tea house lodge in a private room.

Meeting point


Equipment you will need to bring

Other gear: Head Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic) Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs Sunglasses with UV protection Prescription sunglasses (if required) Upper Body Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves) Light and expedition weight thermal tops Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket Down vest and/or jacket * Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable Hands 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves. 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal) Lower Body Non-cotton underwear briefs 1 pair of Hiking shorts 1 pair of Hiking trousers 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal) 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric Feet 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”) 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals Cotton socks (optional) Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version Sleeping 1 sleeping bag (Scenic Nepal Treks will provide you) Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional) Rucksack and Travel Bags 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon) 1 large duffel bag ( Scenic Nepal Treks will Provide you) A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional) Medical Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light) Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids) 1 skin-blister repair kit Anti-diarrhea pills Anti-headache pills Cough and/or cold medicine Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant. Water purification tablets or water filter

About the guide

Founded in 2013, Scenic Nepal Treks is a leading hiking company based in Kathmandu Nepal. Our objective is to ensure your satisfaction and we strive to make your Nepal hiking adventure unique and memorable. Our guides have more than 15 years of experience organizing mountaineering and hiking programs in the Himalayas. Furthermore, we take the utmost care to guarantee your safety and well being at all times.

Join Scenic Nepal Treks on an unforgettable journey to some of the world’s most inspiring mountains!


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Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

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