Best seasons for 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
You can do the 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp throughout the year but spring and autumn are the best seasons to do 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp. Autumn is a dry season that offers clear blue sky and moderate temperature. In spring, the trail will bloom with red and white rhododendrons and many other exotic flowers found in this region.
Packing tools for 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
- A few pairs of Thermal tops
- Fleece jacket/pullover
- Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
- Down jacket
- Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
- Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
- Mittens/woolen gloves
- Warm Hiking socks
- Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
- Sun hat/scarf
- Sleeping bag
- Trekking poles
- Day bag above 40 L
- Basic personal first aid kit
- Water bottles, water purification tablets
- Wash towel
Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc.)
Accommodation during 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
We will accommodate you in tea houses. It is a basic lodges with shared room and facilities. The facilities provided are basic but convenient and efficient. The bed with foam pad, pillow and blanket are provided to you. We will recommend to bring a sleeping bag in case you feel uncomfortable. We have to use a common washrooms and if you need hot water shower, you have to pay extra by yourself.
Meals during 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
Teahouses offer a one of a kind and authentic taste of the local culture and hospitality. They mostly serve Dal Bhat and Tarkari – a typical Nepali dishes. They will serve the veggies according to the seasonal basis. In the menu, there will be western cuisines like momo (dumpling), noodles, macaroni, pizza etc. you will be having your dinner, breakfast in a common dining hall.
10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp difficulties
Annapurna Base Camp 10 days short trek is a moderate grade trip with most stops with an altitude under 3000 meters. Trekkers should be able to walk for 4-6 hours per day. Trekking experience is not required, but regular exercise and preparation to build endurance and strength is advised. The walk entails walking on a well-established trail that includes some steep uphill and downhill sections. Having a will power and thought like ‘I can do it and I dare to complete it’ is needed in any treks.
Guides and porters during 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
It is not compulsory to have a guide with you but it is highly recommended. As well as we can learn about so many things about the single trails while travelling with guides. Trekkers will pass through a remote, difficult trail to arrive at the destination every day. In that case professional trekking guide will help you to reach your destination safely and successfully.
Likewise porters are needed for your journey. Porters will help you to carry your luggage so that you can walk towards your trails freely.
Permits for 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
10 days Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek requires several permits. The Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) is the first permit required and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card, which is required for the second permits.
Travel insurance for 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp
For the safety, travel insurance is mandatory for every traveler. Having a travel insurance will have make you feel safe and peaceful. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, and medical evacuation expenses.
Tipping in 10 days short trek to Annapurna Base Camp
Tipping is the accepted ways of saying thank you for your good services. In the Nepalese culture, we accept the tips. It’s not compulsory to give a tips to guides or porters. If you like the services provided by them, then you give the tips as appreciation gift. The tipping completely depends on your wish and choice.
Why to do 10 days short trek to Annapurna base camp?
10 days short to Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most popular and rewarding short treks in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 Days is an amazing opportunity for those who want to complete this amazing trek without going too slow or rushing it. The route this trek takes is the shortest possible one to let you explore everything in the fastest possible way. The trek takes you through villages inhabited by traditional Gurung and Magar communities and gives you an insight into their own culture and way of life. You can interact with local residents, taste traditional foods and observe their ancient customs and traditions. The walk takes you through a variety of landscapes including lush forests, row fields and rugged terrain. You will cross rivers, climb steep mountains and navigate narrow roads while admiring the natural beauty of the area. Not only this trek offers the beauty of nature and the thrill of trekking, but it also is a great way to explore the unique culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the Magar and Gurung people residing in this region.