Annapurna Base Camp gives you the full thrilling trekking experience with the view of the mesmerizing Annapurna Himalayan ranges. This region has different ethnic groups of the Magar & Gurung people with others, different kinds of culture and traditions and the amazing nature. Trekkers can have a lifetime experience in ABC trekking. This is the second popular trekking of Nepal after Everest.
Highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
- Explore the ABC & MBC
- See the different types of ethnic groups
- Different cultural and traditions
- Amazing wildlife
- The magical view of the Annapurna ranges, Himchuli Barahi, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, etc
- Beautiful Dom glacier
- Farmland and the lush forests with the pretty village
- warm-hearted locale people
Overview of the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp is the most adventure trekking in the Annapurna Region. Annapurna Region offers lots of trekking places and trekking routes for the trekkers. And Annapurna Base Camp also is known as the “Annapurna Sanctuary Trek”. From Annapurna base camp trekking you can see the many different shades of nature which will make your trekking more magical and you can experience many different new things about the Himalayan areas and the natural condition of the place.
Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp will take you through some amazing trekking trails some are hard and some are easy steps. You will walk in some lush and beautiful forest of bamboo, pine, oak, and rhododendron. and you can see the deepest gorge Kali Gandaki River in the west and Marshyangdi River on the east side of the region. This trekking will give an amazing combo of natural and cultural experience. you can find different ethnic groups over there and you can explore the culture and traditions of the people and get to know about their lifestyle in Himalayans.
While on the trekking journey you can see the wildlife of Annapurna. You can see so many amazing flora and fauna, waterfalls and cascades and some amazing animals like musk deer, gharials, reptiles, leopard, etc. and while doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking you will be amazed by the magical view of Annapurna ranges, Himchuli Barahi, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, and the Dom glacier.
Best Time to do Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Mostly Spring and Autumn seasons are the most preferred season to do trekking on Annapurna Base Camp. But every season have their own pros and cons so be prepared before you go on the trekking. Because the weather plays a major part in the trekking journey.
The three months of June, July, and august come in summer and monsoon season. Which brings the hot days and rainy days along with them. Trekking in this season will be a little difficult for the trekkers because of the heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. The trails will be sloppy, muddy and that makes hard to walk on the trekking. The sunny day can make you dizzy as well so be fit before you start your trekking and enjoy the rain washed clear beautiful view of the Himalayan peaks.
Spring comes in March, April, and May. Which is one of the best seasons to do trekking in Nepal. Nature will look really happy and growing with the new plants, flowers, and trees in this season. The weather in spring season is so pleased with the combo of little warm and cold. The sky will be clear and you can get so many amazing views of the mountains and the hills. You can find the colorful forest of the rhododendron in a whole way.
Autumn is the almost perfect season to do trekking in Nepal and most of the trekkers prefer this season for the base camp trekking. September, October, and November comes in the Autumn season. On autumn season you can see the huge numbers of the trekkers on the route. The weather on this season is cool and stable with the festival vibes all around the country. You can celebrate the festival as well and you can get a clear panoramic view of the mountain peaks and the Greenhills with the pretty village. The autumn season is the perfect season for the photographer as well.
Winter season brings a freezing cold on the area of base camp and that is a hard part to do trekking in winter. The weather will be freezing cold with heavy snow up there. But some trekking lovers prefer this season to do trekking and witness the amazing snowcapped view of the mountain peaks and the icy glaciers as well. However, the cold will be increased but the trekking will be thrilling for the trekkers.
The difficulty level of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is moderate trekking as compared to the other challenging trekking like in Everest, Manaslu region. If you do trekking and hiking before then it could be a little easy for you but you are the new one then also you don’t have to worry about little help you can do it. You need to be strong and fit because you have to walk 4 to 5 or 5 to 6 hours per day in up and down hills with some sone steeps and the jungle ways. while walking up and up will take you to the high altitude area and you can get the effect by the altitude sickness. and that can create difficulty for you so be prepared before the trek start and if anything happen on the way tell quickly to the guide that can help you.
Accommodation & Food for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
During the trekking towards the Annapurna Base Camp, you will get the twin sharing a basic room on the tea house or at the lodge. Finding a single room is difficult but if you request the owner and they can then they will provide you a single room. The clean and warm rooms will be nice for the night stay and you can get the hot shower as well.
Food is the most needed thing on the journey. You can eat the amazing and delicious Nepali food and some international food as well like: Indian, Italian and Continental foods and you can have some different types of coffee, juices, hot chocolate and refreshment drinks with some fast foods.