A complete guide for all the trekkers

Annapurna Base Camp- A complete guide for all the trekkers

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A ravishing and wonderful journey through the majestic beauty of the mighty Himalayas, which present wonderful landscapes, serene terrain, snow-capped trails, a wide range of plants and animals, Annapurna Base Camp is 10th highest mountain peaks in the world. Annapurna Base Camp is Nepal’s hidden and unexplored beauty. It is blend of adventure and culture. Thousands of the trekkers and mountain lovers visit Nepal for this purpose.

Annapurna Base Camp is one of the prominent destinations of Nepal, filled with thrill, surprise and excitement. The trek is easy to moderate level venture which doesn’t require prior trekking experience. The trek can be covered in 7 to 15 days. It depends on your speed. The trek is not tiresome for those who can walk 8 to 10 km in a single day in the plains.

Annapurna Base Camp is the sought after the expedition. The Annapurna Base Camp trek is for everyone. From a 10-year-old boy to a sixty-five-year-old man, anyone can do this trek. The picturesque beauty, fabulous sceneries and scenic views of the trail make the trek worthy. Not just this, there are endless other reasons to do this trek.

The incredible st to magnificent mountain peaks, Annapurna Base Camp is located at an altitude of 4,130 m. the trek is 115 km long and can be covered in 7 to 15 days. But every km that you walk and every minute that you spend are worthy. The route of the Annapurna Base Camp goes through many villages. The natural grasslands, farmlands, meadows, and the sight of distant valleys are a precious memory. The ascend and descend of the trails will tell you the stories of these villages and their culture and traditions.

Also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, Annapurna Base Camp trek takes the trekkers on a hike along the secure trekking pathways. The panoramic views of the scenic mountains and its neighbour valleys are jaw-dropping.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is an unforgettable journey which enlightens every single cell of the human body. It is a surprise why Nepal is every trekker’s first choice when it comes to trekking. The trek fills you with immense joy when you experience the ethnic culture of Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Loba and many other villages at the foothills of Annapurna Base Camp.

Every step towards Annapurna Base Camp indulges the trekker in breathtaking sights of the always-beautiful massifs. Several popular mountains like Mount Annapurna South, Mount Nilgiri, Mount Hiunchuli, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchhre become visible as you ascend higher.

Trek Highlights-

  • Mount Annapurna South, Mount Nilgiri, Mount Hiunchuli, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchhre and several other peaks are visible from the summit.
  • A chance to witness the real beauty of the sunrise from the famous Poon Hill, which is famous for its easy and short duration trek.
  • Scenic hike across typical Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Loba and several other amazing small villages.
  • An opportunity to enjoy a hot bath in hot springs in Jhinu Danda
  • Views of spectacular glaciers, scenic grasslands, farmlands of nearby villages and snow-covered valleys
  • Sight-seeing around UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley
  • Explore the market of Pokhara and Nayapul

Annapurna Base Camp is not a trip but a journey that introduces the trekkers to an eco-system that is balanced, offering you its best. The fabulous landscapes, serene mountains and the rich culture of the place traverses across a spectrum of gorgeous villages and other beautiful sites.

Best season for the trek-

The autumn and spring are the ideal seasons for Annapurna Base Camp trek. During the monsoon season, the region remains slippery and muddy and you will find leeches on the ground. In winter, snow starts to settle which makes the trails blurry.

How to get to Annapurna Base Camp-

Reach Kathmandu- By Air, By Road or By Train

Reach Pokhara or Nayapul from Kathmandu- By Road or by Air

Both Pokhara and Nayapul are the starting point for the Annapurna Base Camp trek, which are well connected with Kathmandu by road. You can reach Nayapul from Kathmandu by air as well. Kathmandu is well connected with all the major cities of India by Air, Road and Rail.

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