Annapurna Short Trek is a short adventure and exploration of the Annapurna Region. The 8 days short trek takes you around the most authentic natural trails of the Western region of Nepal. The trail passes through some natural wonders like the Kali Gandaki Gorge (The deepest Gorge in the world), Manang (The barren lands), Thorong La Pass (at an altitude of 5416m) and many more. The short trek to Annapurna is a trekking experience around the beautiful rhododendron forests filled with waterfalls, frozen lakes, and glaciers that are surrounded by the beautiful panoramic view of high snowcapped mountains. With this short trek, experience the local cultures, traditions, and foods of diverse ethnic groups of Himalayas. Experience the adventurous journey around the trails of the 10th highest mountain Mt Annapurna (8091m).
The Annapurna Short Trek is a trekking trail where you walk along the high mountains, green forests, riverbanks, suspension bridges, steep uphill, and downhill paths, stone-paved stars, century-old monasteries, divers’ flora, and fauna, off-road tracks, old settlements, cascades, frozen lakes, and glaciers. It is made for trekkers looking for an easy and rich natural experience in the mountains of Himalayas with a short and quick itinerary. The 8 days trek is filled with scenic beauty, religious exploration, wildlife sightseeing and a quick getaway around the pristine natural environment around the Mountains. Meet local inhabitants, and watch up close the old districts of Nepal like Kavre, Manang, and Lumjung. The trek will start from the capital city of Kathmandu and end in Kathmandu.
The short trekking journey to Annapurna has many landmarks and sightseeing places that make the trail remarkable. Let’s look at some of them.
The answer is, it depends. The Annapurna Short Trek is only one of the best package options available for you around the Annapurna region. However, the short trek is definitely one of the best and it has its reasons to be. The short trek around Annapurna is matched with the circuit trek which is generally done in 14 days. However, with this short 8 days, it saves time and effort for travelers looking for a quick get around the region. It covers most of the best destinations the circuit has to offer and is a lot easier to do. The short trek offers the same mountain views and a beautiful adventure around the forest trails of the Annapurna Conservation Area and through the barren lands around Muktinath Temple.
A short take to Annapurna not only saves time but also allows you to explore the best destinations around the region. Watch amazing mountain views in the Thorong La pass and travel along the Rhododendron forests trails. The short trek takes you around the Annapurna Conservation Area which is filled with diverse flora and fauna which makes the trek even more exciting. Longer Days are cut short and you travel the same places at a little cost if you compare the trek options which others have available for this region. Travel through the barren lands and on the mountain, valleys filled with rivers, waterfalls, lush rainforests and connect with the natural habitat. Explore the beautiful local culture and heritage of local people and their traditions and cultural values. The short trek to Annapurna is definitely something that will be a memory to keep as you end your travel with a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
The Annapurna Short trek route is one of the most unique and adventurous journeys among some of the most popular options available in the region. The trek route is as follow:
Kathmandu - Besisahar - Bhulbule - Chame - Pisang - Manang - Yak Kharka - HighCamp - Thorong La Pass - Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu
Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition proves the best itinerary with the best options and services available. The NTA provides the Annapurna Short Trek is very managed and an unbeatable cost. Our itinerary is managed in such a way that you can customize it with regards to your own comfort and flexibility if possible to operate. So, feel free to contact us and go to this Annapurna Short Trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Enjoy a wonderful trip and make a lot of memories with this short trek experience of a lifetime.
In Annapurna Short Trek, there will be a single leader (the guide) and a Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers). This arrangement is done for the smooth operation of the package. It is made to ensure that the trip will carry on as per plan even if anybody in a group falls ill. NTA can operate this package for a group of any size. But, a group with 12 is considered to be the optimum size. However, if you have a group of more than 12, the Nepal Trek Adventures team can arrange it very easy for you.
During our trek, we will spend 7 nights at local tea houses and lodges. All accommodations on this trek will be on twin sharing basis. However, on request, single rooms for you can also be easily arranged and made available with an additional cost of USD 300. But some places in the Annapurna region do not allow single accommodations so be prepared beforehand.
During our Annapurna Short Trek, we will enjoy the basic Nepali food (Dal Bhat), different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian. You can enjoy hot coffee and bread. Breakfast of the day will be served at the same teahouse or lodge where we spent the night and as per its menu. Lunch will be served on the way to the destination of each day and dinner will be served at the tea house and lodges where you spend the night.
You will get a visa on arrival for Nepal. After arriving in Nepal, you will get a tourist visa for 5 to 15 months. It will depend on your purpose for the visit. But regarding the tour, you will get the visa for 15 to three months. For trekking, you need to submit a photocopy of your passport and two passport size photos per person for the trek.
As indicated by the climate of the Annapurna Region, you will need to be secure with your wellbeing as the trail isn't as simple as it looks like. While the Autumn and Spring seasons are best or trekking through Annapurna trails, the trekking packages can be operated in any season except monsoon which is not recommended. For different seasons you might need different things. For some, you might need to carry less and only useful items, while for others you might need something more. Confirm with us, so we can recommend what you might need for the season you choose for your short trek in Annapurna.