Annapurna Short Trek
  • Forest
  • Mountain
  • Traditional villages

Annapurna Short Trek

Explore the Himalayas of Nepal with your local guide.

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code TMG-AST100
  • Start Point Kathmandu
  • End Point Kathmandu
  • Trip Duration 9 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Activity Family Treks
  • Region Annapurna Region
  • Trip Staff Trekking Guide
  • Transportation Private & Surface Transportation
  • Trip Style BLD
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max Elevation 4130m
  • Group Size 1-12 person
  • Accomodation Value
  • Trip Type Small Group Guided Trips
  • Best Time February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December

Trip Highlights

  • Annapurna Range
  • Natural Hot Springs
  • Traditional Villages
  • Machhapuchhre Base Camp
  • Annapurna Base Camp
  • Pokhara City
US$ 9501150per person
17.39% OFF! You save $200
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Trip Overview

Annapurna Short Trek is a Himalayan journey that finally takes you to the Annapurna Base Camp where you can see the stunning mountains of Annapurna Region. In Annapurna Short Trek, you will also come across a unique culture. Should you call the Annapurna Short Trek an adventurous trek? It is not that adventurous because it takes you to one of the most beautiful regions of Nepal, and this is a moderate trek. You can do Annapurna Short Trek easily, but you must have a motive to walk uphill and downhill. Annapurna Short Trek is a combination of these, and this is what makes this trek popular. People from all over the world come to do Annapurna Short trek, and most of them are solo trekkers. The culture of the Annapurna Region is different than any other part of Nepal. This is one of the attractions the trekkers like. The mountains welcome you while the culture of the Magar and Gurung people add something to your journey. Feel the presence of Buddhism as you pass by the Gompas and monasteries.

You can do Annapurna Short trek as scheduled time. Else more, if you are looking to do in your flexible time. The company will arrange accordingly. More on, you can tailormade/customize this trip with your close friends, families, and colleagues.

If you have any kind of queries or need some more information regarding your trip. Please feel free to contact us via quick inquiry forms. We are happy to offer you the best deal.

Accommodation

You will be staying at a 3-star hotel (Value) in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast with an attached bathroom, and at the best possible hotel or lodge or guesthouse during the trek. The higher places you reach during the trek, the accommodation facilities of the lodge decreases, in other words, the lodges that are at a higher altitude have a basic level of Toilet, you will have to spend a night in a twin sharing room, and you will not find an attached bathroom.

Transportation

In your trip cost, we have also included the transportation fare, so that you do not have to pay from your pocket when you are in Nepal. The fare includes pick up from the airport as well as drop off at the airport, including other transportation facilities like internal flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.

How to get noticed outside of the airport?

You will be seeing us outside the airport holding the name of TMG Adventure when you arrive in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the late evening, we will straightly take you to the hotel, and if you arrive in the day time, you will take you to our office.

Meals

In Kathmandu at your hotel, the company will provide you the breakfast. You are trekking near the mountains, that is, you are trekking at a higher altitude, so your body needs energy, and you will get the energy from the food you eat. The foods that we provide you have the right amount of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. We will provide you these in all three square meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Attend Farewell Dinner

After your trip accomplishments, we will have dinner tonight in a Nepali typical restaurant. We will share our experiences in a farewell dinner. Your feedbacks are highly appreciated. Good to have Nepali food before you leave Nepal. 

Trip Accomplishment certificate

We love to show our happiness with you by providing a trip accomplishment certificate of Travel Max Guide Adventure (TMG Adventure). At the same time, we love to share some token of love from Nepal.

Travel Max Guide Team

In inception, our team starts the journey in a social cause. Later on, we realize to raise the fund by doing something locally. So we can together and cast our vision in doing tourism activities. In sum, most of our team were working in the tourism field in Nepal. So our team decided to start the travel company and serve travelers around the world. This is a good starting to make our social cause to do continue as sustainability. 

We do have a small team which is known as First Act Nepal (FAN) who works for the well being of our children of Nepal. By providing child sponsorship programs. We share our love and happiness in this way. So, you are traveling to Nepal with our team means you are going to be a contributor to a social cause. At the same time, you are in the right hand because we are local and born for it. Let’s unleash our dream through TMG Adventure and explore the Himalayas of Nepal. There are thousands of stories and the rich culture where you are going to find a storyteller in yourself after visiting Nepal. 

Nepal Government-certified guides working for more than a decade. All our trekking guides have done training on how to tackle with altitude mountain sickness as well as how to use the first aid kit. They are also taught to take care of the travelers 24/7 if they are affected by an altitude mountain sickness or if they are sick during the trek. 

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is a must because you are trekking near the mountains at an altitude of more than 3000 m. You must ensure in your country before coming to Nepal, before starting your trip. Please bring with you a copy of insurance, and your insurance policy must cover the medical expenses, helicopter evacuation from the altitude of 5000m to 6000m, and other things related to your health. Please give the copy to Travel Max Guide’s team. It will send the information to the insurance company if you use the mountain rescue operation, mentioned above.

Passport and visa

Before coming to Nepal, your passport must have the validity of 6 months, and you can put the Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ on your passport at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. On arrival, the visa procedure is very quick and simple. For more information please visit this site: Nepal Immigration

On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry points

  •  15 Days- $30
  • 30 Days- $50
  • 90 Days- $125

and you must also bring 4 passport-sized photos. If you are from China or SAARC countries, a free visa will be provided to you.

Trekking Information

The following are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal, and each of these has its charm, the one which is on the top of the list is the best.

  • Autumn Season (September till November)
  • Winter season (November till February)
  • Spring season (March till May)
  • Rainy Season (June till August)

As a trekker, you can do different types of trekking in Nepal.

  • Tea House Trekking (Lodge Trek)
  • Camping
  • Home Stay 

Travel Max Guide has listed different kinds of trekking experiences on our website. 

Extend Holidays in Nepal

Travel Max Guide offers exclusive trekking and tour packages in Nepal, Tibet, and Nepal. Packages are disseminated on our website with different styles/themes or experiences. Consideration of our previous travelers’ suggestion Travel Max Guide offers extension holidays. During the time of your booking, if you wish you extend some more days, you can check out the extended holidays. These are optional add-ons. Our company works for reliability and flexibility on time frames upon request of our clients. Before your booking, if you need any assistance. You can fill out a quick inquiry form. Our team is happy to organize this all. 

Group Trekking/ Single

In group trekking normally there will be a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 30 people. In the group trekking, there will be the guide leaders, One porter for every two trekkers, and an assistant trekking guide for a group of 8 people and more. The company will run private trekking for you at your time frame and requirements and solo trekkers.

Walk miles for a good cause

Travel Max Guide is the inception of the First Act Nepal (FAN). Our team is working for a good cause. That might be a good question- there are lots of organizations working for a social cause but why we are adding the numbers. What might be the reason? The reason is simple, we do love to share what we have. We are strongly guided by the principal, “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself.” So we do. 

Travel Max Guide supports a certain income to FAN. It’s a team working for the children of Nepal. Support for the child sponsorship program. It’s just a small contribution to our children who are longing for love and support. If our small contribution can make things different, why not? to be a contributor. We are looking to build our communities bigger where everyone can get an opportunity. So let’s share what we can, let’s do what we suppose to do. Listen from your heart. Ok fine, finally it’s time for action. 

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Itinerary & Maps

Itinerary & Maps

Below is an existing itinerary; this is a standard itinerary of ours, but you can customize the itinerary to meet your specific needs. You can prepare the itinerary that is going to work best for you. Your itinerary should be based on your interest. You can make your itinerary unique by adding fun to it. Travel Max Guide gives the topmost value to your customized itinerary because it has experienced trekking guides to make itinerary better as well as make it easier for you to travel and have a good time in Nepal.

Welcome to the Land of Himalayas, a birthplace of Lord Buddha; known as “The Light of Asia” and also the City Of Temples- Kathmandu Valley. To receive you, our staff will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport. You can notice, guys, holding company signboard. After that, will transfer you to the hotel. If you have some spare time, you can walk to the street of Thamel. A company representative will meet you and explain about the trip in detail.

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    Breakfast

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    Private Vehicle

kathmandu view nepal
kathamandu sightseeing

TMG representative will come to pick you. After this, you will head to the tourist bus station. On the way, you will pass through towns, villages, and beautiful landscapes. There are also terraced farmland and rivers. After some pretty long hours, you will reach the City of Lake “Pokhara.” Pokhara is the second best tourist destination after Kathmandu. It is also the city that offers a lot of tourism activities like paragliding, zip flyer, and bungy jumping. It’s famous tourist spots are Davis falls, World peace pagoda, Bindhyabasini Temple, and so on. You will check in to the hotel. In the evening, you can walk around Phewa Lake.

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Phewa lake Pokhara
Pokhara Peace Pagoda
Additional Services
  • Private Car
    USD 110
  • Internal Flight
    USD 90

Note: Due to the consideration of our travelers, here we offer additional services for your convenience. The regular price that is mentioned in the itinerary will be deducted and add the sum of the additional service picked by you. If you get confused or need help from one of our travel experts, you can directly send us an inquiry or write us an email at [email protected] We will respond to your email. Thank you

After breakfast, you drive from Pokhara to Siwai via Nayapul, the starting point of the trek. You have to walk through oak and rhododendron forest. Passing through the rivers, villages, ascend to the beautiful village called Chhomrong.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Surface Transport

The down trekking trail takes you to the Chhomrong Khola, a river. This is followed by up trekking trail which takes you to Khuldighar at 2,380 m and to a village called Sinuwa. There are a steep trekking trail and a gorge. The downhill easy trekking trail takes you to Bamboo which is damp and cold. From there, the uphill trekking trail takes you to rhododendron forest and to the Himalaya Hotel from where you can see the stunning view of glaciers.

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    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Today, you reach the Hinko Cave, Deurali and then Machapuchare Base Camp. The trekking that you follow goes up. The vegetation becomes thinner, and the uphill trail shows the stunning view of the valley and passes by the waterfalls. It is after two hours trekking from the Machapuchare Base Camp that you reach the Annapurna Base Camp. From the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you see the stunning view of Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna. From the Annapurna Base Camp, you see the unobstructed and spectacular of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks.

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    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

The trekking trail is easy in comparison to yesterday because it is downhill. And you retrace the trail. From the trail, you will see the stunning view of Annapurna, as well as other mountains. You will reach Bamboo. On the way, there is a forest of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak and finally Sinuwa.

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    Guesthouse

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    BLD

Today after having breakfast we will retrace to Siwai and drive to Pokhara via Nayapul. After check-in in your hotel. You can walk in Lakeside, Pokhara.

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    BLD

Today, you will drive from Pokhara. As you head from the City Of Lakes to the City Of Temples, the scenery changes from lush forest to less vegetation area. Cross the rivers, streams, and pass through the scenic view of hilly landscapes. You will check-in the hotel.

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    Tourist Bus

A company representative will drop you to the airport in a private vehicle.

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    Private Vehicle

Additional Itinerary

The sightseeing that you are going to do, today, comprises of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and they can be categorized as Stupas, Temples, and Palaces. The sightseeing can be personalized, according to your interest, and all the effective route planning for the sightseeing will be done by the city guide of TMG, focusing on all the values of your satisfaction like how much time you want to spend, the mode of transportation you want to choose, such as rickshaw, private car, cycle, and it also takes walking distance into account.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

From the hotel where you are staying, nothing is near the Kathmandu Durbar Square. It was a ceremonial site; it was a palace where the would-be kings used to be coronated in the past, now it is a palace cum museum, and to be there is to experience how the royals spend their life. Stand among the monuments, temples, and statues that back to the 17th and 18th century. 

Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)

Be well prepared in advance because this stupa is located at quite an altitude and is more than 2,000 years old. This is the most important of all the Buddhist Stupas in Nepal and has a fascinating face of Lord Buddha on every side, and its base has the stonework of 5 Dhyani Buddhas – Vairocana, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha, Amoghasiddhi, and Aksobhya, and each of these represents the wisdom of Lord Buddha. People flock to this stupa to see the birds-eye view of Kathmandu.

Pashupatinath 

Pashupatinath is as old as the hills, but the Hindu Committees of Nepal, looks after it, such as renovation and maintenance, and there are new adds on in and around the temple. Pashupatinath is the most important temple of Lord Shiva and located not far away from the heart of Kathmandu. Only Hindus are permitted to enter from the main gate to Pashupatinath Temple. As a visitor, you will enjoy the rich combination of architecture from a distance. If you are lucky, then you might see the Hindu Cremation taking place.

Bouddhanath 

Bouddhanath is also a stupa. It is one of the holiest pilgrimages of the Buddhists. It has a white doom just like Swayambhunath, whatever the myth is, it contains the bones of Kasyapa Buddha (Buddha incarnation), while others say it contains the bone of Lord Buddha. Around the base of the stupa are 108 small images of the Dhyani Buddha Amitabha. Go anytime to enjoy these images.

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Boudhanath Kathmandu Sighseeing
Kathmandu Durbar Square
kathamandu sightseeing
patan sightseeing
Cost and Dates

Cost & Dates

The price below is per person. If you have more than 8 people, then please feel free to ask for a discount. Those who love to do a single trip or a special trip with family, friends, and yourself, you can fill up the private journey or a tailor-made journey. According to your requirements, we will send you the price. TMG is happy to serve you very much.

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