Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days trek is a short version trek of Annapurna base camp trek that does not go via the most beautiful viewpoints of Annapurna ii Ghorepani poon hill. The trek is very suited for the trekkers who have a short period like a week to explore the Himalayas and want to go to touch the Himalayas. Annapurna base camp trek 7 days is a top trek to Annapurna region that goes to the base of the Annapurna 8091 Meters, Annapurna south 7,219 meters and other brilliant mountain ranges bottom. The Hike to Annapurna base camp 4130 Meters is very suitable for any kinds of trekkers whether they have previous experience or not. The trek goes through the local settlement along the Annapurna base camp trek trail where you will find the Gurung, Pun, Magar peoples and their culture. The trek passes the big villages like ghandruk and Chomrong then enters into the dense forest which is located at the bank of the Modi River. The Modi river starts from the Annapurna glaciers which eventually becomes the big rivers later on. The trek then goes through the pasture of the sheep where there are no trees around the Machhapurche base camp then reach to Annapurna base camp.

What to see in Annapurna base camp trek 7 days?

The Annapurna base camp trek 7 days is magnificent and a breathtaking experience that is unforgettable for lifetime. The trek is relatively easy and has a less chance of Altitude mountain sickness suffering. The trek offers the magnificent view of the Annapurna south 7,219 meters, Hiunchuli 6,400 meter, Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare 6,993 meter. The trek is also a chance to explore the flora of the Annapurna region along the Annapurna base camp trek trail. The trail passes the several waterfalls and the mesmerizing viewpoints from where you can see the Himalayan view perfectly. The trail to Annapurna base camp is full with the bamboo, oak, rhododendron forest which is very enjoyable to walk.

How does Annapurna base camp trek 7 days work?

Nepal trek hub 7 days Annapurna base camp trek starts either from Pokhara or from Kathmandu. If you are going to trek from Kathmandu then you should do the early flights to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Arriving at the Pokhara, we take the private vehicle to go to Nayapul from the Pokhara and drive there. It is 1.30 hours drive. 45 Km from Pokhara is one of the beautiful driving routes from where you can see the perfect mountain range on the north side of the Himalayas. The mountain range you will see from the driving are the Annapurna II, Fishtail and some other peaks. From Nayapul the trek starts and goes through the bank of the river via road or trekking trails to Ghandruk. Next day, you will go to Upper Sinuwa passing the Chomrong village. Deurali is the next destination for the following day. The trek enters into the Dense forest of the Annapurna conservation area project. Near Himalaya, you would enter into the holy area of the Annapurna regions from here you can not take the meat items to the above. Deurali area is also a risky place where avalanches often happen. Crossing the avalanche area you would reach the Fishtail base camp and Annapurna base camp at the end. Fishtail base camp is located at the altitude of 3700 meters from here you can see the mountain ranges. The mountain ranges become clearer as you go higher to Annapurna base camp.

Annapurna base camp trek 7 days highlights

  • Seven-hour scenic drive to Pokhara on the way you would see Trisuli river where if you will see rafting .
  • Beautiful and peaceful Fewa Lake which is one of the biggest lakes in Nepal and in the middle of Lake there is Hindu Shrine
  • Enchanting Sunrise view and Panoramic view of Mt. Dhaulagiri to Mt Fishtail from Poon hill (3210m)
  • Close up view of Mt Machhapurchhre(6997 meter ie 22956ft ) , Annapurna I(8091meter ie 26545ft), Annapurna ii (7995meter ie 26230ft) , Tent Peak(5,663 meter ie 18579ft ), Annapurna Frank, Gandrava Chuli, Hinchuli Peak,
  • Eye-catching waterfalls and Modi Khola river, Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house, Friendly Gurung and Magar people and their hospitality

Annapurna base camp trek 7 days difficulty

Like other trek Annapurna base camp trek 7 days difficulty is not that difficult to do. It starts from Nayapool or from Ghandruk this day. The walking distance for a day is normal in this trek. Since there is the availability of the guest houses in every few hours this is one of the most facilitated trekking routes of Nepal. You will be able to do shower as well the guest house give you the bucket shower or gas shower.
Trekking to this area is quite hard because of the so many stairs around everywhere. From Jhinu to Chomrong, Chomrong to Sinuwa and also other villages there are many stairs you might feel a little bit tired walking on the stairs. Regarding the altitude, this is the very normal height that you gain while you are on the Annapurna base camp 4130 Meter is very normal. Normally people don’t get Altitude mountain sickness but in very rare case it happens to very few people. The guest houses in this route are quite good because of Enough blankets and comfortable mattress to sleep. Food is various in this route, you will get western food as well as typical Nepali food too. Usually, most of the people from 5 years to 65-70 years people can do it.

Annapurna base camp trek 7 days itinerary

Annapurna base camp trek 7 days itinerary is customized through the very straight trek route. This route is the second major popular trekking route after the Ghorepani. This is also the magnificent route to see the Himalayas and cultural village Ghandruk.
1. This will be the shortest route of the Annapurna base camp.
2. You can directly go to Chhomrong from here .
3. You can also stay in Ghandruk and see the Gurung Museum in Ghandruk.

DayFromToAltitudeTime Duration
1PokharaGhandruk1800 Meter7 Hours
2GhandrukChomrong2170 M, 7119 FT.8 Hours
3ChhomrongHimalaya Hotel2920 M, 9580 FT.7Hours
4Himalaya HotelMachapuchhare Base Camp3800 M, 12470 FT.6Hours
5Machapuchhare Base CampBamboo2400 M, 7874FT9 Hours
6BambooJhinu1800 M, 5900 FT.4 Hours
7JhinuPokhara800 M,2625 FT.7 Hours

Annapurna base camp trek faq(FAQ)

Here are some Annapurna base camp trek faq, which might give some clear answer to you.

How much fitness do I need to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a moderate trek route. So most of the people can do it, people do not need the pre-exercise to do however it is good if you have some previous experience.

How long walk every day when we do trek?

On an average, trekkers have to walk about 5 to 7 hours per day. Sometimes longer and sometimes shorter the distance is not too far but there is too much up and down.

What is the highest elevation point of the trek?

The highest elevation point is 4130m.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

There is electricity everywhere, but in some place like Annapurna base camp, there is no charging facility. You have to pay per device you charge. Take permission before you charge. So as shower, the hotels offer hot shower this might be gas shower as well as solar too.

Are there any ATMs on the way to Base Camp?

No there are not any ATM in this route. The money you have to manage either in Pokhara or in Kathmandu. You should carry plenty of Nepalese currency with you. They also take dollars but this might cost you.

Is it necessary to take the guide ?

It depends on you. If you need assistance during the trek you must bring a guide, without the guide you cannot understand local thing properly. They are means of connection as well as they also look to your health concern. They better manage your trek in every aspect.

Cost includes

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara within Bed with Breakfast Plan for 2 Nights
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
  • Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs

Cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
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Annapurna base camp trek Fact
  • Difficulty:Moderate
  • Duration:7 Days
  • Accommodation:Tea house trek
  • Trip Style:Tea House
  • RegionAnnapurna
  • MealsFull Board on trek
  • Altitude4130M ie 13550ft
  • Group-Size1-18 Person
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
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