Annapurna Short Trek

Annapurna Short Trek

  • Max Altitude 2060m
  • Vehicle Private Vehicle
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn
  • Trip Duration 8 days

Trip Overview

Annapurna Short Trek, taking walks results easily at the foot of a few tallest Himalayas within side the global is no greater a far-off dream for globe trotters. If you’re in time constraints and feature restricted physical capabilities but desire to peer the maximum striking mountain landscape the paths of Annapurna will quench your thirst for journey.

Annapurna Short trek very quickly takes you to one of the maximum stunning towns Pokhara, and similarly down the street to lustrous hills, covered via way of means of one of the maximum stunning blossoms of Rhododendron, via the pine-scented trails with intermingling settlements of indigenous tribes, the captivating biodiversity and closing however not the least a few stunning saw-toothed and snow-draped peaks of the Annapurna massif.

Short Trek

This awesome adventure starts withinside the prehistoric town of Kathmandu, accompanied by the aid of using the maximum stunning town of Pokhara. After screening the town of lakes wherein shadows of the mountains are prominent, we embark on the car to Phedi and in addition down at the trails to Dhampus.

The avenue to Phedi which already is quite a thrilling addition sweeps you off your feet after you make your manner via the stunning trails of Rhododendron and sparse homes of indigenous Gurungs. The heart-melting rituals, as soon as we attain Dhampus and the mountains putting the middle degree make this trek one of the quality selections for your life.

With the perspective of bustling Pokhara town toward the south, we head ahead toward the Australian camp. Australian camp is the trekker`s pride because it gives a remarkable view of the variety of elevations. Further, we head to Sarangkot that’s a journey sports activities hub and is the very best hill surrounding Pokhara valley.

Sarangkot is a well-famed hilltop that gives a hawk-eye view of the town and the lake to the south and the mountains of the Annapurna place to the north.

Best time for the Annapurna Short Trek

As it is a quick trekking adventure and takes place at a cushty height. Short Annapurna Trek is practicable all 12 months round. Hence, there’s no restriction on time. Whenever time fits you, you could join up for this trek. However, the best time for the trek is spring and autumn if you want to do Short Annapurna Trek throughout its nice instances. These seasons usually are a nice time for all treks in Nepal.

Thus, there’s absolute confidence why it wouldn`t be a perfect time. Spring in Nepal is from March to April, and its miles a post-iciness season; mornings and nights nevertheless continue to be cold with iciness air. However, daylight is the most endearing due to the fact the climate is satisfactory for hiking purposes.

What’s More

Likewise, it is flower blooming time, and the foothills of Annapurna are included with rhododendron blooms. The pink and red shades of rhododendron flower make the placing fantastic and sincerely fabulous. Similarly, the mountain surroundings are pretty colorful at this time.

On the alternative hand, autumn, which falls from September to November, gives an awesome climate and atmosphere for this trek. It is the post-monsoon/summer season; thus, there’s freshness and readability withinside the environment. Similarly, the climate is flawlessly moderate and cushy for trekking throughout this time, and mountain perspectives are actually breathtaking.

As the skies continue to be blue and clear, the mountain perspectives come even greater alive at such time. On the alternative hand, iciness falls from December to February, and maximum assume it isn’t an appropriate time for hiking in Nepal because of cold climate conditions. However, it is one of the superb instances of Short Annapurna Trek. Since the trek takes in a decreased altitude, the climate is bearable at such heights.

Similarly, the skies are nice throughout the iciness season; thus, the mountain glistens brightly and vibrantly. Similarly, from June to August is the summer season/monsoon. Which is likewise an amazing time for this trek regardless of rain would possibly reason a few hindrances. On the turn side, the summertime season/monsoon gives a tranquil atmosphere. Due to the fact quiet and colorful plants cowl the hills.

Trip Highlights

  • A chance to view the cultural and natural pleasantries in the shortest way possible.
  • The wonderful lake city of Pokhara and its bustling nature
  • A natural beauty to explore from the Australian Camp. And the wonderful view of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and many others
  • Observe the locals and their culture while traversing through terraced fields and picturesque villages to dense forests of rhododendron and oak
  • A stopover in Sarangkot to explore the golden sunrise view amidst the Annapurna range and many more.


Day 01

Arrive in Kathmandu

Today, you arrive in Kathmandu and we transfer you to your hotel. After arriving at the hotel, you rest and rejuvenate and observe the locality. A member of our team will brief you about the itinerary on this same day.

Day 02

Sightseeing in Kathmandu city and Patan City

While our trekking team will be busy making arrangements for the day to come, we would take the privilege to go around the city and look at some interesting historical relics. On this day we would visit Swayambunath; famous as the monkey temple as well, Patan Durbar Square, and, Basantapur Durbar Square; an ancient palace courtyard.

Day 03

Kathmandu- Pokhara

Today you can either take a bus or a flight to reach Pokhara it’s all up to you.

Day 04

Pokhara- Australian Camp (2060m) 03 hrs

We drive beyond lovable farmland and villages to attain Naudanda. From Naudanda we trek thru the stunning wooded area of Rodenderon. after 03 hours of walking, we reached the Australian camp. From the Australian camp, you’ll see the scenic incredible perspectives of the Annapurna Himalayan range. Overnight in lodge.

Day 05

Australian Camp – Dhampus (1650m) 02 hrs

Today after breakfast, 02 hours trek you’ll attain Dhampus village. From Dhampus you may see the magnificent perspectives of the Annapurna range, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Lanjung Himal, and different peaks. Dhampus is quiet and amazingly stunning that is the best vicinity to spend time with stunning nature. Dhampus isn’t only a mountain standpoint however a culturally wealthy village of ethnically combined people. You may even have the possibility to discover the way of life of nearby people. From Dhampus you may see the stunning sunset and dawn in the Himalayas. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 06

Dhampus- Phedi (828m)-Pokhara (820m) 03 hrs

After breakfast, trek down via the forest to Phedi. After, Phedi, you will drive 30 minutes by vehicle to Pokhara. Afternoon free, personal and other activities. Overnight in a Lodge.

Day 07

Pokhara – Kathmandu

Today you can either take a bus or a flight to reach Kathmandu it’s all up to you. Similarly, if you take a flight then you will enjoy a scenic flight for 35 minutes.

Day 08


Today you will depart from Kathmandu after our airport departure representative drops you to the international airport.

Useful Info

Annapurna brief/short trek is a slight trek that takes you via lush rhododendron forests beyond the pristine white-water rivers, terraced farms, warm springs, and beautiful ethnic Gurung villages to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). From the hiking trails, you could see wonderful snow peaks – consisting of Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchre, Khangsar, Gangapurna, and Hiunchuli.

Furthermore, your Annapurna Short Trek Starts with your arrival in Kathmandu. Then from there, the trip continues to Pokhara, Australian Camp, Dhampus, and back to Pokhara and Kathmandu.

Best time to do the Annapurna Short Trek

The best time for the Annapurna Short Trek is during the autumn and spring season. During this time of the year, you will find a suitable climate and weather for your visit. Similarly, during this time the trails of the Annapurna Short Trek get even easier and the sun is always out. Which will help in getting a clear view of the surrounding.

The average cost for Annapurna Short Trek

The average cost for the Annapurna Short trek is around $500-$600. However, it may differ from the itinerary you choose.

Difficulty of the Annapurna Short Trek

The Annapurna Short Trek is not that difficult almost anyone can do it. However, this trek is mostly done at higher altitudes. So, you need to be very careful. Also, you must have all the essentials with you during the Annapurna Short Trek otherwise, this will add to your Annapurna Short Trek challenges.


Which mountains will I get to see during the Annapurna Short Trek?

The Annapurna Short Trek is a very exciting journey and natural beauty to explore from the Australian Camp and wonderful view of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and many others during the trip.

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