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Trip Overview of Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 days

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is one of the excellent treks in the Annapurna region. For those who want to explore the mountains in limited time and low budget. During the trek, we can get stunning mountain views, stunning sunrise, and sunset views, Colorful vegetation, and a variety of flora and fauna. We can explore Gurungs culture during the journey. Get the relaxation in the pristine environment is the major attraction of this trek.

Annapurna base camp trek  5 days is one of the well-known trekking and hiking experience. The trekking towards the Annapurna region consists of the wonderful village o the cultural communities, daily, lifestyle, costumes, and rituals. Green vegetation, Fauna, and Flora are the other things that allure tourists toward trekking Annapurna base camp. Annapurna Base Camp trek in September involves an exciting and thrilling adventure. September is the most suitable month for trekking among trekkers with favorable weather and perfect climatic condition. September is the month where you will get a clear view of the amazing high mountains.

You can see the breathtaking view of amazing mountains like Mt. Nilgiri(7041m), Mt. Hiunchuli(6441m), Mt. Manaslu(8163m), Mt. Tukuche(6920), Mt. Gangapurna(7454m), Mt. Machhapuchhre(6993m), Mt. Nilgiri South(6839m), Mt. Annapurna III(7555m), Mt. Annapurna I(8091m), Mt. Singu Chuli(6051m), Mt. BarahaShikhar(7647m), Mt. Annapurna South(7219m), Mt. Lamjung Himal(6986m) from Annapurna base camp.

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is considered as the medium level trekking experience. Everybody with good physical and mental health conditions can do this trek. Any kind of special trekking experience is not required for this trek.

Trip highlights

The main highlight of the short Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is to get the best hospitality from local people. Clean and comfortable lodges/hotels, and pristine environment. Plenty of reasons has made the short Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most classic trails of Nepal.

  • Watching the breathtaking view of sunrise
  • View of the amazing Annapurna massif
  • Staying overnight at Annapurna base camp.
  • Gurung and Sherpa village
  • Relaxing bath at Jhinu danda

The trail to Annapurna base camp trek 5 days goes through the fishtail (Machhapuchhre) base camp

Enjoy the 5 days trek to Annapurna

Annapurna  5 day trek takes to the base camp to about half of the total height of the beautiful mountain. But reaching out to base camps is not a bad idea at all. If time and health conditions restrict you, but yet you are a remarkable explorer and a mountaineer. Such choices can be great ways to slake your adventurous needs. Furthermore, the Annapurna region is the best place to explore the natural beauty. One can bring life to living and one of the best places in the entire world to be in.

This beautiful place can be visited any time of the year however it is best to visit it during the spring and autumn seasons. When you trek to  Annapurna Base Camp, one needs to care about the weather, clothing, travel guides, sleeping bags, trekking shoes, and altitude sickness of the person. These are the basic things to care about before going trekking.

This place offers you a memorable journey with beautiful natural scenarios. Thus, it also provides information about the culture and lifestyle of people and also about the plant and wildlife species. As a result, Annapurna Base Camp Trek gives you a  precious lifetime adventure.

You will get more excitement in the final hours of the daytime at the base camp. As the evening clocks up and dusk starts to fill the adjoining world. Resisting the cold temperature outside, you can sneak out of the camp and enjoy the view outside for a while, as things do not remain with self forever, and you that need to leave the sensational paradise the very next day. But, no matter what, traveling is mandatory and should always be made a part of life.

Best time for the trek

Annapurna base camp trek 4 days is possible for trekkers who are very fit and have a short time. We have an option also to take a helicopter flight back from ABC after trekking.

Visiting the Annapurna region in every season has its specialty and offers peculiar scenic beauty.

Spring seasons and Autumn seasons are the best seasons to travel to ABC trek. During this period, Annapurna’s short trek offers you beautiful snow-capped mountains. March to May and September to November seasons, travelers can enjoy most of their trek journey.  While you trek spring reason there are beautiful rhododendron, colorful forests filled with oak, alpine. Get a glimpse of local people are working on terrace farming. At a higher altitude of above 4000m, is quite hard to do the trek in winter.

Thus, you ought to carry enough warm clothes, pair of down jackets, blankets to avoid yourself from catching a cold, the winter season, can never fail their expectations. However, winter has the most transparent view of the mountains with no precipitation at all.

Tips for Annapuran base camp trek 5 days

• Weather forecast

Weather plays a vital role in trekking and hiking. Before going to any place you will not know the weather. If you get the knowledge of weather then, you will not have to extend your trekking days, flight cancellation and you can get the perfect view of the Annapurna massif. The weather condition during May keeps on changing so you need to weather forecast before trekking.

• Plan your trek

planning while trekking to Annapurna base camp is very important. If you run according to the plan then you will not have any problem during the trek. Planning includes how much you are going to walk per day. You will have to set your destination per day so that you can reach your final destination in no time. Your routine should also be flexible. Your schedule could also be extended.

• Hire a guide and porter

It is not possible to carry your luggage by yourself throughout the trek, transportation facility is also not available so you will have to hire a porter who will carry all of your luggage. You will also be needing a guide who can show you the way to Annapurna base camp. It is not easy to find a guide and porter during May. If you find one then they may charge you extra.

• Get the permit

You will need two permits for trekking to Annapurna base camp. There several checking points throughout the trail where your trekking permit will be checked. The permits for trekking are available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. The cost of making a permit is no more than NRS 500.
Gearing up for Annapurna base camp in May
• Since May is a warmer period, do not pack heavy clothes, pack some lightweight clothes.
• Do not forget to buy trekking boots with you. Trekking boots will make your walk easy on the rugged and stoned trail.

• Always carry some extra snacks with you. You can have the energy bars, chocolates, and other instant energy-providing foods if you feel tired while walking, it will maintain your stamina level.
• Hard drinks like alcohol, liquor, the beverage must be avoided while traveling to high altitude places like Annapurna base camp to make your heartbeat normal.
• Drink plenty of water. Carry purifying tablets with you can avoid dehydration
• Trekking in late May brings light showers in the region. Pack a light rain jacket and rain cover if you are trekking.
• Do not forget to carry with you your important documents like the citizenship doc. photos, passport, and permits.
• Make your body and health comfortable while trekking. Maintain your own steady pace while walking. There is nothing to rush for.

Annapurna base camp trek 4 days

Annapurna base camp trek 4 days is for the short time holders trekkers wanted to see the base of High Himalayas. The base camp trek shorters itinerary is available with taking the flying back to Pokhara from Base camp by helicopter. It cost you another USD 300 to 400 if there is a group joining the tour. However, we found some people also finish it by trekking on foot as the down part of the trek till Sewi we can drive by local jeeps.

The itinerary for the Annapurna base camp trek for 4 days looks like below.

The first 3 days of the itinerary we will trek via Chhomorng, Dovan, MBC, and finally to the Annapurna base camp, on day 04 we will get a helicopter flight down to Pokhara, some rally fast trekkers also finish by foot in 4 days but it is very long hour working. the 4 days in the morning ur trek starts with an early morning breakfast with a beautiful sunrise view from Annapurna base camp. If you spend your night at the Machhapuchhre base camp, you need to trek 2 hours uphill and arrive at the base camp.

You will mostly walk in the snowy landscapes in the cold weather. Now you have time to roaming around and admiring the splendid Himalayan panorama from Annapurna base camp. Finally, you will take a helicopter flight and move over to Pokhara. It will take around 15 minutes to reach Pokhara from base camp. Please note that the helicopter flight cost is not included in this package cost and it is an extra cost.

Trip cost

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days costs are varied on your group size. which transport you use, guides, and porters required. We can offer you all-inclusive trek package cost, which includes guide, porter, transport, permit, accommodation meals, all service charge, and taxes. You have a choice to hire a guide and porter and pay for your room and food cost also.

All in all, Annapurna base camp trek 4 days can be one of the greatest adventures of life. These 5 days of adventurous trekking will guide you to the foot of the world 10th tallest Mountain Mt. Annapurna and many other mountains such as SinguChuli (6501 m), Annapurna Sanctuary (4130 m), Machhapuchhare (7000 m), Machapuchare (6993 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), Tilicho Peak (7134 m), Chulu Far East (6059 m), NilgiriHimal (7061 m), Pisang Peak (6091 m) and Poon Hill (3210 m).

Explore the massive mountains at the closest view and capture a ton of photographic options that, for sure, will make your journey the happiest one.

Above the Himalayas, Team will be happy to cooperate with and organizing a short Annapurna trek 5 days for you and make your journey memorable.


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Annapurna base camp trek 5 days equipment packing  list

Annapurna base camp trek 4 days package is a short trip so trekkers no need to carry a big backpack. You will sleep in the tea house and eat there so you just need to carry your personal belongings and warm clothing. Below are some suggested items to take with you while trekking in the Annapurna base camp trek 5 days.

  • Hiking Shorts (2): Quick drying type, not cotton!
  • Trekking Pants (2), preferably that zip on/off at the knees so you can use them as shorts also.
  • Lightweight underwear – Capilene or other synthetic.
  • Cotton pants or (loose jeans/khakis).
  • T-Shirts: Cotton for lower altitude walking. the synthetic is good above 2500m.
  • Thermal Underwear: Synthetic polypropylene
  • Waterproof Jacket. Quality waterproof clothing is essential. A proofed nylon or Gore-Tex jacket is recommended for Annapurna trek 5 days.
  • Fleece jacket or pullover.
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
  • Goretex or warm jacket for winter trekking bring the down jacket
  •  women sports bras, Synthetic
  • Rucksack
  • Plug adapter  2 round pin
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen, Pencils, and small notebooks
  •  Extra contacts or glasses
  • Quick-drying towel (medium-sized)
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap/handwash
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Wet wipes
  • Sanitizers
  • Water purification tablets or  iodine
  • Refillable Water bottles
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Sun lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses protect from day sunlight
  • Sleeping bag rated -10 to 15, now most of the guest house provides the blankets too. You can just take sleeping bag liner also.
  • Some Extra pairs of T-shirts and also shorts.
  • Trekking pole
  • Camera
  • Flashlight and battery

Meals in Annapurna base camp trek 5 days

During the Annapurna base camp trek for 4/5 days, you will have choices of local food as well as western menus also. The food is enough with enough carbohydrates, protein, nutrition. The local guest house serves fresh, hygienic, tasty, and nutritious food.  which is a must need for high altitude trekking. We will have breakfast and dinner with the same guest how when we spend the night. While our lunch is along the way in the small village tea shops. Breakfast comes in different choices like verities of Eggs ( boiled egg, scrambled egg, mixed veg omelet), oatmeal, cornflakes, toast with jam and butter. The local Tibetan bread and chapatti are more famous.  Sometimes you can try hashed brown potatoes, muesli with milk, pancake.

During lunch and dinner of Annapurna base camp trek 5 days, the Nepali Dal Bhat is very popular, which is served steamed rice, lentils soup, different types of vegetables, pickles, and papad. Other items are Varies s0upes, sandwiches, Momo ( dumplings) Macaroni, Spaghetti, Noodles, Thukpa, Pasta, Plain rice, Vegetable curry, pumpkin curry, Pizza, you can also taste the local desserts items such as rice pudding apple pie, and some places also custard pudding. Of course, there are some nonveg items but it is always recommending to eat vegetarian food as meat is not fresh. We also recommend you no to consume alcoholic drinks at high altitudes. you can enjoy the drinks and non-veg meals on the last day of the trek or when you arrive at Pokhara.

Comfort and Safety for Annapurna base camp trek 4 days

Our top priority is the safety and security of our customers and staff during all of our trips. Our leaders are all thoroughly trained and highly experienced in leading groups through the Himalayas. They all have special training in first aid and as well in crisis management. In the rare case of an incident occurring on the trek, they can organize a rapid medical evacuation. We carry first aid kits on all of our tours, which are readily available for both customers and staff. We are constantly in communication with our field office and monitor all aspects of government and weather issues that might affect your trip. Our help is always there for you and nowadays most of the Annapurna base camp trek 5 days route has wifi and cellular networks so easy to make communication.

Who can do the Annapurna trek 5 days

No special degree of fitness is required and age is no barrier, except in the areas over 3000m altitude where extra care should be taken. So anyone, with a pair of strong legs and the spirit for adventure to exploring the exotic will enjoy the thrills of trekking in the hills of Nepal. Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is a moderate level of trekking so anybody can do this, Furthermore, the trek goes in 4160 m height and a little demanding at the last part.

Visit the Machhapuchhre (fishtail) base camp

There are three trails that take trekkers to mount Annapurna, the first is the Annapurna circuit which takes you to the Annapurna Himal itself, the second route is the Annapurna sanctuary which takes you to Annapurna base camp and the third one is the trek through Jomsom which is not preferred by trekkers because of the muddy and disturbing road.

While trekking to Annapurna base the trail will take you through the Machhapuchhre base camp where you will get a stunning glance of fishtail mountain. You will also get to watch the breathtaking scenery of the sunrise and sunset from poon hill. It normally takes 10 – 15 days to trek Annapurna base camp. It is very important you reach Annapurna base camp at the right time in order to enjoy the striking view of Annapurna massif and avoid seasonal disasters.

Tips for Annapuran base camp trek 5 days

Reserve early 

Autumn is the crowd’s month of the year for trekking Annapurna base camp trek 4 days. It is very important that you reserve the trek early. Since there are few and limited options for accommodation in the Annapurna camp trekking route. In order for trekking to Annapurna base camp in September, you must book early for your accommodation and food.

Carry insect killer perfumes 

Although Annapurna base camp lies at light altitude, you will find lots of insects that may be poisonous. The insect of the monsoon may not disappear. Mainly on the tea house, you may suffer from mosquitoes. Summer bugs can catch you as they are very active throughout the tail. So precaution should be taken against the insects.

Pack a pair of trekking boots 

The trail to Annapurna base camp trek 5 datys trail is pretty rough. People outside Nepal can get problems while walking such routes. If you wear normal shoes while trekking your feet might swell and pain. So if you carry a pair of trekking boots with you then you can enjoy your trek without any pain. Trekking boots also make your feet comfortable to walk on rough roads and it also increases the trekking speed.

Avoid hard drinks 

Hard drinks like alcohol, liquor, the beverage must be avoided while traveling to high altitude places like Annapurna base camp. Drinking hard drinks makes your heartbeat rates higher. If you have such drinks in a high altitude place your heart may get serious damage.

Carry purifying tablets 

It is very important that you drink plenty of water while trekking. You can find water everywhere throughout the route but it may not be clean and safe for drinking so if you carry purifying tablets with you can avoid dehydration.

Do not hurry 

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is a very enjoyable and doable trek. Do not hurry while walking it will affect your body as well as your health. Relax and enjoy every second of this trek. Start your trek early in the morning so that you can reach your destination early.

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days in spring

Spring season in Nepal is the best season for trekking. The weather remains fine throughout the season. Spring season is the most moderate time of the year i.e. neither hot nor cold. In the Annapurna region, the temperature rises up to 15 – 10 degrees Celsius throughout the daytime and 5 – 10 degrees Celsius at night. The surroundings remain quiet warmer. You will get to enjoy a clear view. Sometimes there may occur a small thunderstorm. And there may be some occasional snowfall in the high altitude area. In this month mountains and landscape stays at their best. As the weather is not very certain so, it’s better you pack some warmer cloth (not too many because you may not find a porter every time). You will enjoy the trek to the fullest without worrying about the muddy and slippery roads.

The trail to the Annapurna massif goes through the beautiful rhododendron and green landscape. Annapurna Base Camp trek 4 days  in Spring is a thrilling and exciting experience. April falls on the spring season of Nepal, which is known as the best season for trekking. The trekking rate of Annapurna base camp trek in April gets slightly higher. It is said that Annapurna massif looks like a bride wearing the white dress of snow. Spring comes after the winter season in Nepal so winter will slowly take departure and summer will turn up, so it is also taken as one of the best times to trek the Himalayan region. March to April is the month where rhododendron blooms to the fullest of the trail.

As the trail to Annapurna base camp trek 5 days  goes through the alpine forest, during the month of March to May  your ears will be relaxed by the sound of bird chirpings. Rainfall during this season is very less so you will not have to extend your trekking days or your flight will not be canceled. If you are planning the helicopter trek then April is the finest month since the cloud or foggy will not act as obstacles. You will have a specular view of the sun rising through the high mountain peak.

This is the best time to trek

Another best thing about trekking Annapurna base camp trek 5 days  in April is Nepali New Year also falls in this month so, Pokhara organizes a street festival on the occasion of New Year. Buddha Jayanti is also celebrated during this month so you can see the excitement of the people during this festival. You will have so much fun to have a walk on the foothill of Annapurna massif.

There is a conservation area in which was opened in 1983 where rare birds and animals were conserved. The conservation area covers many places like Lamjung and Manang. You can also see and monitor the lifestyle of Gurung and Sherpa people around the Annapurna region. The name Annapurna is derived from the Sanskrit word which means “full of food”. Hindus believe Annapurna to be the universal and timeless kitchen goddess and mother who feeds.

Spring trekking to Annapurna base camp 5 days benefit

Very low precipitation: – spring is the time where there is very little rainfall. Since it is not too cold you should not carry too heavy clothes. so your luggage will not be too heavy to carry. The roads also remain dry. The snow of the road will freeze due to snow which will make you walk easier.
Clear vision: – spring season comes after winter season and April falls in the mid of the spring season so the winter will be gone far away. So the view of the mountains will not be disturbed due to rain, snow, or fog. And during spring season clouds there will be fewer clouds so trekkers can clear vision.

Food and accommodation: – Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is the most visited well-known trekking destination. Food and accommodation are not difficult to get. You will find a small teahouse everywhere. There are many homestays around the valley. You will also find lodges and hotels but they will not be as luxurious as you would have thought. The hotels will serve Nepali food like Dal, Bhat, and Tarkari. You will also find Moms and cowman in some places.

Lesser crowd: – spring is the best season for trekking after autumn. Since most of the people prefer to trek Annapurna base camp in autumn, there will be a lesser number of people. You will not have difficulty finding rooms in the hotel.

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days in Autumn September to November

Annapurna base camp trek 5 days in Autumn r is one of the most popular for trekking, hiking, and peak climbing. The trekking towards the Annapurna region consists of the wonderful villages of the cultural communities, daily lifestyles, costumes, and rituals. Green vegetation, Fauna, and Flora are the other allure of trekking in the Annapurna region. September is the most suitable month for trekking among trekkers with favorable weather and perfect climate conditions. September will welcome you with perfect weather and clear views of mountains.

Nepal has four seasons such as autumn (September, November, and October), spring (March, April, and May), winter(December, January, and February), and monsoon (June, July, and August). Among them, the autumn season is the best season for trekking. In the autumn season, the nights are cold in the mountains, but the clear sun makes lovely daytime temperatures. Morning is usually clear, and the clouds swelling during the afternoon, vanishing at night to tell fabulous bright skies.

Autumn has a surprising place in nature`s art. The shade of the leaves changes and everywhere throughout the good looking trees are discovered. Beautiful dramatic colors on the trees make the environment gorgeous.
It is the season where the amount of rainfall is low, the temperature is not high and neither low. Most of the trekkers want to do trekking in autumn because of the awesome weather. Annapurna base camp trekking gives you striking views of the Himalayas and the possibility to travel around traditional rural life.

Advantage of Autumn Annapuran trek 5 days

1) Welcoming weather

Having proper knowledge of the weather before traveling to any place is very important. The finest season of the trekking Annapurna base camp in September. The weather on these days is warmer and the trail will not be muddy or snowy.

2) Very low precipitation

Autumn is the time where there is very little rainfall. The tail also remains dry during this month. The snow of the road will melt due to the sun which will make your walk easier. September is a starting month of the autumn season because the residue rainfall of the monsoon may happen.

3) Observing the culture

There are lots of Buddhist Gumbas on the way to Annapurna base camp trek 5 days. The trail is also decorated with the flag where Buddhist inscription is written. The main festival of Hindus like Dashain, Tihar, and Chhat is celebrated during the month of September. The whole of Nepal celebrated this festival with lots of excitement. So if you visit Annapurna base camp  trek 5 days in September you can observe and enjoy a variety of Nepali culture.

4) Awesome view of the mountains

You will get an awesome view of the mountains in September. You will get a clear view of the Annapurna massif. The view of sunrise and sunset from poon hill is amazing. You will get a vibrant view of mountains as you will not get disturbed by the cloud and fog during


Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 days - Trip Info

Duration: ( 05 Days from Pokhara to Pokhara )

Max. Altitude: Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550ft)

When to Travel: February to May, September – Mid December are the best seasons.  During the winter months from December to Mid February, it is cold and can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be poor due to rain.

Our trek dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 12 people.

Trek Grade: Moderate

Annapurna base camp trek 4/5 days is a moderate level of trekking. it is about 5/6 hours walking with the lunch stop en-route and arrive at your camp in the late afternoon. Most trek days are 5 to 6 hours long so we may take a lunch stop en-route in this grade we will also use some smaller, less well-traveled trails that may be rockier underfoot and a little steeper. These Moderate grade treks go up to 4100m height and durations are 5 to 08 days.

The moderate grade trek overall is not that long, usually 7 – 10 days in total. There will be we can have a chance to get the altitude sickness above 3000m. making sure to climb high and come to sleep at low after 3000m We suggest that if you are a reasonable level of fitness. You don’t need to be an experienced trekker to enjoy this trip – it might be your first ever trek.

Equipment Renting and buying: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment. We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment.

Your trekking luggage:  You will have 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis to carry your luggage. the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg as we never overload our porters. however, you only carry your valuables in your backpack., including your sleeping bag, and down jacket; other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Your Trek Leader and Support staff

Your Annapurna trek for 4,5 days is leading by or experience trekking guide and porter who are joining you from Kathmandu. All of our guides have trained for and attained a Trekking Guide license provided by the Government. The license exam is organized by TAAN and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHAM) every year. They have vast knowledge about the trekking trails and kinds of medical treatments and emergency services of first aids, altitude sickness, and other relevant issues. Your belongings will be safely taken by our Porter, making your walk easy, more pleasant, and comfortable. Our porter will carry a maximum of 30 kg in total for 2 trekkers’ bag. If you have any extra weight, We suggest you hire another porter and will cost extra cost.

Transportation on the trek

For the Annapurna base camp trek 5 days, there are different means of transport. our trip starts from Pokhara and ends there so we use private car transport. it is for the trek start point and finish point to Pokhara. If you are travel to Pokhara from Kathmandu you can take 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hours drive by bus or by private car. the main way to get there is by driving. Above the Himalaya, trekking is always careful to choose the best transport options available for your travel period. We choose the transport means as per your package itinerary and budget also.

Passport and Visa info

First, be sure you have a valid passport with at least 6 months’ validity from the return date.  You can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport. USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days for single/multiple entries. If you get a visa for 30 days It is USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency. USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days for single/multiple entries

You can get a Nepal visa prior to arrival from the Nepalese Embassy in your home country. Likewise, you can easily get an upon arrival visa at Kathmandu airport and other different borders from Nepal.

We find that most travelers find themselves in difficulty as sometimes; they don’t carry money to get a visa at the time of their arrival. There is no ATM inside the visa section. Though there is a provision of ATM outside, it is more likely that sometimes it doesn’t work. So, for your comfort, we recommend you bring the cash US$ to get them on arrival visa.

Money Exchange for the trek

to get the extra money for the Annapurna base camp trek 4 days you need to exchange your USD note. Nepal banknotes comes in Rupees, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 denominations. Coins come in Rupees 1, 2, 5, and 10 denominations. Foreign currencies must be exchanged only through banks or authorized money exchangers. The receipts of such transactions are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival too, Although their rates are quite low so better you can exchange in the city.

You can also get money from ATM machines there are many in the city and it allows you a maximum of 40,000 per day. Visitors other than the Indian nationals have to make the payment in foreign currency (non-Indian currency) in the hotel. It also applies to book your trekking and tour. During the Gosaikunda trek, you need local Nepali rupees for your extra expenses. So you can carry enough amount for the trek there are no ATM facilities along the way except Dhunche.

Note: Most of the established banks in Asia will not accept foreign currency notes that are old, torn, or faded. Please ensure that you have new, clean notes


Accommodation in the Annapurna trek 5 days is at the lodge and at the teahouse. The down part of the trek has a good guest house with more facilities like Chhomrong. After Chhomrong the guest house is more basic and limited. In season time you need to share the room with other trekkers. They have a dormitory room with 4 to 6 beds. You will sleep in a basic room with a bed, mattress, bed cover, and pillow. You need your own sleeping bag and better to have a sleeping bag liner also. The facilities are quite basic at the lodge. In some places, there is no electricity but they have solar power in the dining room and. You can charge your battery for cell phones and cameras at extra cost.

Drinking water during your trek

On the Annapurna base camp trek 5 days We suggest you at least drink 3/4  liters of water per day while you are on the trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.

Get the water purification iodine or tablets. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.

Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the Annapurna base camp trek, you have 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg, including your sleeping bag, and down jacket, Other items not required on a trek can store in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

 Showers and electricity – Most of the tea houses in the Langtang valley trek have a solar hot shower and have cold showers available. Few of them have gas Guizar or electricity hot shower. Few places every charge the cost for hot showers for the extra cost of around USD 3 to 4. Electricity is usually available in most parts of the route with hydropower, you are able to charge your battery for camera and phone, normally they charge an extra cost of about USD 1 to 2 for full battery charging.

Annapurna trek 5 days  group size

Our Annapurna trek 4 days sizes are quite small and from 2 people to 10. We always make a small group to reduce the impact on the environment and to enable us to provide a more personal service. The maximum group size on most of our treks/tours is 12 and the minimum group size is 2. if you are a single traveler we also operate a private solo trip for you. After the COVID 19 pandemic, we are now making our trekking group size a 10-person limit, this also makes it easy to provide you the best service and look after all of you from your trekking guide and porter. So any number are you are don’t matter you can book your trip with us we are happy to run the best holiday for you.

Health and Fitness:

The main thing to trek to Annapurna 5 days is to need your positive thinking and you need to able to walk 5/6 hours in the rocky trail. You can be fit for the trek before you arrive here by doing small exercises in your home country. The more stamina you built up is easier to trek, to boost your stamina you can do running, cycling, Zumba, or some yoga practices. You will be walking 5 to 7 hours a day during the so be prepare for your legs. The best exercise you can do in-home is squats and lunges.

Altitude sickness:

Our entire Annapuran trek 5 days itinerary is designed to climb slowly to prevent altitude sickness. When we ascend above 2500 meters, our bodies have to acclimatize to the decreasing amount of oxygen available. The early symptoms are a headache, extreme fatigue, and loss of appetite. The only cure for Acute Mountain Sickness is to descend. When we climb slowly, avoid alcohol during your trek, eat crabs food, drink ¾ liters of water daily will help you.

Communication  during Annapurna  5 days trek

In Annapurna 5 days trek, the use of internet service will be available at the lodges with some extra service charge. while you are in Langtang alley trek there are telephones facilities in many villages. You can make international calls and most of the places have wifi facilities. Now You can contact your family and friends via the lodges. Our guide has a cellular phone and We’ll communicate with them frequently to know the trek and your health.

Furthermore, we are making sure to make sure you’re fine, safe, feel right, and have everything up there. Also, the easy way now is you can get the local sim card on arrival at the airport which has a 4g/3g network in most of the routes.  Now Most of the places in the trekking route have wifi service available Normally Wi-Fi works for every part of the trek in lodge/lodges which will be provided with a minimal fee or someplace have free.

Travel rescue Insurance

We suggest you have a full travel insurance package that covers medical, personal accident, emergency evacuation, furthermore, it should also include, trip cancellation, loss of gears, natural calamity, theft of or damage to baggage, etc. While you trek in the high altitude some time you get illnesses, small injured, or get sick. If you will get any problem and get ill or injured during your trek, Above the Himalaya trekking will taking care of you and in an emergency, we will rescue you.

If small injuries and health problems and altitude sickness are getting during the trek. Our staff will descend to you immediately. For the more serious medical issues, emergency  Above the Himalaya trekking company will arrange a helicopter rescues for you.

We need a guarantee of payment from your Insurance company or a cash deposit or a promise in Kathmandu. While you are trekking with Above The Himalaya Trekking, we will arrange the travel rescue insurance and initial payments. We will claim the refund to your insurance company again. Make sure when you buy the insurance it should cover bother rescue and medical assistance. We suggest you giving your full insurance information while you book your trip with us. For an emergency case, this will help us to arrange a quick and effective rescue operation and get emergency medical help.


Package Cost: Annapurna trek 5 days cost depends on your group size how you travel by bus or private car and your trekking staff. Our package includes a trekking guide, porter, transportation by private car. It also includes the necessary trekking permits, accommodation meals, all service charges, and taxes. You can do the half board package also just hiring a guide, porter, get permits. for your meals and accommodation during the trek, you can pay by yourself also. You can browse these pages more for detailed prices and trip dates.

Tipping Info:

In the hospitality industry of Nepal, the workers except for some tips while you are in your tour or Trekking

While you are on the tour and trekking, you can tip the guide and porter. Normally, people tip 10% of their payable amount. If you have booked the full board package for your trekking and tour. but if you just hire guide and porter service you can tip differently like a per day calculation basis.

We don’t suggest tipping while you have something to eat at the restaurant as they have already taken a 10% service charge, and 13% Government Taxes. However, while you enter the hotel, the bell boy may expect some tipping.

Trip extension

After completing your Annapurna trek for 4 or 5 days, and if you have more time you can do different activities in Nepal. You can go to Chitwan National park for a Jungle safari tour or can do a day Rafting trip.  Pokhara is a famous place for different adventure activities like Paragliding, Ultralight flight, Bungy Jump. We can arrange different tours and put these extra activities as optional tours and They are not included in your package cost.

You can arrange these activities with us at a good discounted price.  If you need hotel or flight ticket services after the trek we can arrange them at a reasonable cost. you can do the tour in Kathmandu city also or join a 1-hour scenic flight over Mount Everest. Furthermore, we are also offering Tibet and Bhutan tours.


Detailed Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek 5 days

Max Altitude: 2170 m
Trekking Duration: 6/7 hrs
Total Distance covered: 19km
On the first day of the trek, we will have early breakfast in the morning in the Pokhara hotel. Then our guide will briefly describe our trekking destinations and the itinerary. Then we head towards Sewi from Nayapul and Bhretkhani. The total distance that takes to Sewi is 37 km drive on the blacktopped road and 14 km off-road.
After reaching Sewi, the major part of the trek starts to Chhomrong. On the way to our trails, we will encounter beautiful villages such as Kyumi, New Bridge, and JhinuDanda. The trekking trail from Sewi to JhinguDanda encloses specific ups and downs while the last part of the path to Chhomrong is steep. This makes the average trekkers challenging to walk.
You will reach JhinguDanda by crossing the High suspension bridge connecting JhinguDandaand Simroong. This 2 hrs journey from Sewi to JhinuDanda will take you to a height of 400m.
You can enjoy the Hot spring pool at the JhinguDanda.
On the first itinerary day of the ABC trek, you will encounter marvelous views of sparkling mountains such as Annapurna South, Himchuli, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna I/II/III/IV, and many more.
Colorful hills and greenery, hot springs, various green vegetation, traditional houses, and beautiful terrace farming are the major attraction of this Day.
The day one trek ends in Chhomrong.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: Lunch + Dinner

Trekking Duration: 6-8 hrs
Distance covered: 15 km
The day starts with a delicious breakfast in Chhomrong while enjoying the early morning views of stunning sunrise and spectacular mountains.
The Day 2 trekking trail will commence from the downhill along the stone-paved road following the Chhrongriver. While accomplishing this trail, we bypass various beautiful villages of Chhomong as well as decorated tea houses, wholesale shops, and bakery. You can buy your necessities from the wholesale shop and stay at the tea house for rest.
After having rest, we walk along the steel suspension bridge and reach the elevation of 2360m of HillTop village called Sinuwa. The long and gradually inclined trail towards the Hilltop village is a challenging task for many travelers. It takes approximately 2/3 hrs to reach Sinuwa, which is marked as the longest uphill on the whole trekking period.

From Sinwa, the trail goes a little up, followed by gradual downward, and reaches to next stop of the Short ABC Trekking trail, which is known as Bamboo. At Bamboo, we are served a delicious lunch. After having lunch, the trekking trail goes along the small stop of Dobhan (2600m) and finally reached the Himalayan that concludes the trek for Day 2.
You will feel like heaven walking in between the greenery environments, surrounded by majestic peaks and breathtaking natural beauty.
• Accommodation: Tea House
• Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast

Max. Altitude: 4130m
Trekking Duration: 6-8 hrs
Distance covered:12 km

The easy 1-day trek leads you to the lap of the Himalayas. Day 3 of the Short ABC trek is the most accessible one and the major part of the trekking journey. From Himalaya, we pass along the trekking trail that leads to Deurali (3200m), followed by Machhapuchhre Base Camp(MBC). The trekking trail is most comfortable on this day as most of the path is gradually incline makes it easy to walk. After the easy 8 hrs trek, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp. MBC is not considered as the actual base camp as Machhepuchhre is recognized as the sacred mountain of Nepal.
After reaching MBC, you will have a Lunch while enjoying the dazzling peaks such as Annapurna Himalayan Ranges, Ganga Purna, Annapurna III/II, Fishtail, Himchuli, Annapurna south, and many more. Itinerary of Day 3 of the Short ABC trekking trail will gain an elevation of 1200 m.
The perfectly brightest gain peaks will surround you at ABC. Tent peak, SinguChuli, BharaShikar, and Annapurna I are some of the other mountains you can observe from ABC. The views of the mountains will be beyond your expectations and melt your heart for sure.
Apart from this, Annapurna Glaciers behind the tea house, smiling sunset views over the fishtail, and awesome snow-capped mountains add more joy to your journey and make your short ABC Trek picturesque and memorable.

• Accommodation: Tea House
• Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast

Max Altitude: 4130m
Activity Duration: 8-10 hrs
Distance covered: 24km
You will observe the splendid sunrise view over Mt. Annapurna on the beautiful morning of ABC. Undoubtedly, the day will offer you an awesome surrounding view full of vibrant energy.
You cannot get enough of it. Not only this, but you can also observe the dynamic views of 360 panoramas of giant peaks. The trekking trails start to descend towards the Sinuwa, finally concluding the 4th-day trekking.
You will have your breakfast at Machhapuchre Base Camp and head towards Annapurna Base Camp. The trek goes via a wide path
• Accommodation: Tea House
• Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast


Trekking hours: 7-9
Max. Altitude: 2100m

After reaching the destination, now we descend the trekking trails. Nevertheless, there are many things left to enjoy, which we will accomplish on the way back to Pokhara.
On this last day, having a delightful breakfast enjoying the smiling glimpse of the Himalayas is the most enjoyable moment and a way to feel what heaven looks like.
On the downward trek of 6 hrs, we will trek through beautiful villages bypassing luxurious tea houses, beautiful forests, and crystal Clear River.
We will enjoy our last lunch of the trip to the beautiful village of Chhomrong and hike to Sewi.
From Sewi, we catch a jeep and starts our drive towards Pokhara via Birethanti and Nayapul
• Meals: Lunch + Breakfast

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Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide who certified and licensed from Government and got training on high altitude sickness, first aid.
  • Trekking porter to carry your luggage. 1 porter for 2 people basis.
  • Trekking staff, food, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, clothing.
  • Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking.
  • Local Tea house also called guest house/ lodges twin sharing during your journey.
  • Your daily meal   (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). you can choose your meals from the menu, there are different types of food available.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS Trekking Card Permit for the Annapurna Trek
  • The guide will carry basic medical supply first aid.
  • Pokhara to treks start point Nayapul and trek finish point Phedi to Pokhara transport by Private vehicle
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge, and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • For any services in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Airfare to Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • If you take a helicopter flight from Annapurna base camp to Pokhara is an extra cost.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance should include both rescue and medical assistance.
  • Personal trekking equipment, you can buy and rent in Pokhara trekking stores
  • gratitude trekking staffs
  • Other of your personal expenses not mentioned cost includes section.
Fixed Departure Date & Cost
YearStart DateTrip DurationCost/PersonGroup SizeJoin Group
2021 Jan 10 05 days US$ 470 2-10 PaxJoin Group
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many km per day on Annapurna base camp trek 5 days??

This area counts on challenging and equally thrilling destinations. It is because of the distance you will be covered per day. On the ABC trek, you will have to walk from 10km to 14 km per day.

What is the Climatic condition of Annapurna Base Camp trek?

You can experience a dynamic texture of climatic conditions throughout the year. Each season will treat you to great surroundings. Spring and autumn are the most favorable seasons due to its pleasurable climatic traits. In contrast, the winter and summer season are least favorable due to its dry weather

What is the maximum altitude of Annapurna Base Camp trek?

The maximum height of the area is (4130m/13550ft). Starting your journey from Pokhara you will be gaining an altitude of 4130m, at Annapurna Base Camp.

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