Annapurna Base Camp Trek Overview
The amazing adventure around the Annapurna region in Nepal presents an unforgettable Experience. The Odyssey to Annapurna Base Camp is a wonderful hiking experience through Nepal's most famous Annapurna region trek in Nepal. It is the most sought-after trekking destination in Nepal. Due to the region's easy accessibility from the capital, trekking in the Annapurna region is also often the first choice of many trekkers who are planning to visit Nepal. Almost half the visitors of Nepal tend to hike the base of Mount Annapurna.
As such, our Annapurna base camp trekking package is simply the best choice for many hiking lovers who wish to explore the Annapurna Himalayas. The region is home to the ethnic Gurung and Magar people, the region harbors the gorgeous Annapurna Mountain massif. The relatively easy terrains of the region also contribute to its feasibility and high preference among trekkers. The region, furthermore, also presents amazing natural facets. The Annapurna base camp trek encapsulates all the best features of the region and presents an unforgettable journey.
The Annapurna base camp Trek starts from the lake-side city of Pokhara, the tourist hub of the nation. Located right beside the pristine Phewa Lake, Pokhara offers majestic views of the Machhapuchhre Peak and the Annapurna range. The trekking trail continues through many ethnic settlements and villages, like Ghorepani and Ghandruk among others. All along the journey, trekkers can enjoy the sight of cerulean mountain peaks set against the lush rhododendron-laden landscape.
One of the best highlights of the trek is the visit to Poon Hill. It is the most famous vantage point of the region from where the entire panorama of the Annapurna massif is seen spectacularly. In addition to the vantage point, the trekking trail also includes a respite on Jhinu Danda's natural hot springs.
Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is a gorgeous adventure that presents Nepal's most beautiful alpine landscape to trek through. Flanked by the ivory peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif, the river valleys of the region are a cornucopia of natural beauty and ethnic culture. It is a journey filled with dramatic sights and authentic cultural ambiance.
Is This 13-Day Trek to ABC Suitable for You?
Exploration around the high mountain land will never be an easy task. The difficulty level of the Annapurna base camp trek is moderate. Normally people who have utilized hiking and carry some load (5-6 kilogram) can encounter this trip and take up the task on condition. If you are physically fit and do not suffer from any serious illness, then you can prepare yourself for the journey to Annapurna base camp. As a preparation, you must do some exercise and one hour of hiking a day with some load a month before the trip starts. This training will make you feel easier to accomplish the trip. The trekking to Annapurna base camp will be worthwhile and may become your lifetime experience.
How to Prepare for the Hiking to Annapurna Base Camp.
After you start the trek to Annapurna base camp, you will get to walk up and down an uneven trail for 10 days with your 5-6 kilos load day backpack. So, start building yourself to make your trip to the mountains easier. A month before the trip starting date, plan for 4-5 days of training a week. The oxygen level is less at the higher altitude and your lungs can’t provide enough amount to your body, so exercise is very important for this trip. The more you exercise and hike with some load your legs and muscles get stronger.
At the same time, mental preparation is a very important part of the trip plan. And prepare yourself for basic conditions and rapidly changing weather as well as chances of altitude sickness.
Best Time or Season for the ABC Trekking
Mainly, there are two best seasons for the Annapurna base camp trek. One is from March to May. At this time weather normally gets clear and the view of the Mountains is breathtaking. This is a blooming time for Rhododendron and other flowers as well, if you love flowers then the mesmerizing colorful forest steals your heart. Temperature is expected to be 35°C to -5°Cduring this season pretty much warm.
September to November is another best time for the Annapurna base camp trek. During this time, we can expect some rain and snow, but the weather normally gets clear & cooler. Temperature is expected to be 25°C to -10°Cduring this season and the view of the mountains is amazing.