Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Before trek to Annapurna base camp, it is essential to know about ABC trek difficulty or how difficult to hike there?. Before you confirm your hiking this article is helpful to trek in Nepal Annapurna Base Camp And other Himalayan regions of Nepal. 

Information on Annapurna Base Camp Trekking:

Annapurna base camp trek is Moderate trekking destination of Nepal. But for some trekkers, it will be easy and some trekkers it will be difficult according to their experience and fitness level. This trek lies in the great Himalayas. It is Nepal's one of the best trekking destination because travelers can explore Himalayan people living style, Charming Thakali, Gurung, Pun Magar culture, Terraced Farmland of rice, wheat and millet, ethnic diversity, numerous flora, and fauna. Also, you can see the breathtaking views of snow Himalayas ranges including 2 highest mountain Dhaulagiri 1(8167m) and Annapurna 1 (8091m). You can see more details here: Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Details:

Annapurna base camp trek difficulty:

Annapurna base camp trek can be undertaken the whole of the year with fewer difficulties. Unlike Everest base, camp trek Annapurna circuit trek and some high passes trekking cannot be done throughout the year. there is not necessarily advanced physical fitness level to complete this trek. 
The Major Annapurna base camp trek Difficulty are as follows:
Trekking days:
Holiday also a kind of factor to trek ABC. Some trekkers have enough holiday and some trekkers cannot take a long holiday. No need lots of trekking days to complete this trek too. If you choose the route through Ghorepani poonhill it will be longer like 10 days trek but if you choose directly you can choose our short Annapurna base camp trek in 7 days. Mission Himalaya treks can customize your trekking according to trek duration from 5 to 14 days.  so you can consult with us prior to the trekking we can customize the trek according to your holiday. 

1. Self Motivation:

Trek to Annapurna base camp is not flat trails. You must have trekked to numerous uphill and downhill of rocky trails. This uphill and downhill trail is challenging for some trekkers. The moderate level of stamina and self-motivation is the main key point to reach the Annapurna base camp. Before starting this trek if you spend some time to build your fitness it will be great. Positive motivation and Pre-exercise training yourself at least 2 to 4 weeks helps you to reach to Annapurna base camp(4130m). Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions have 99.9% success record in ABC trek.

2, Altitude sickness:

The first time trekkers altitude sickness is a kind of difficulty for ABC trekking. Probably 2 nights over 3000m from the sea level can be a little challenge to acclimatize some trekkers body to the altitude. Because of the lack of oxygen and pressure issue, it is difficult to adapt the body with a high altitude over Deurali for a little percentage of trekkers. They can feel some symptoms like Vomiting, Feeling weakness even in rest or sleep time, Diarrhea, Headache and other some symptoms. If you feeling this you can consult your guide and trek down to low altitude for sleeping. 
You can choose some precautions to decrease acute mountain sickness. Drinking at least 2-liter water during one day, slow walking, drink fluids, Positive thinking helps you to avoid Acute mountain sickness according to our experience. 

3, Weather:

Climate and weather is the most important factor to make Annapurna base camp trek difficult or easy. Autumn(October November and  December) and Spring(March, April, and May) are the best time to travel Annapurna base camp. IN Summer(June July August) huge rain and sometime landslide. Even sometimes huge flow of water remove the wooden brides of some streams. But its rare case.That season some leeches on the way. Winter January and February will be a high level of snow so not able to cross snow level and cannot reach to base camp. Sometime avalanche in some part from Deurali to ABC trekking. 

4, Trek Insurance:

To avoid the danger insurance is most beneficial in ABC trek. If you feel altitude sickness or injured seriously or another sickness that makes you tougher. There is not any transportation system and no hospital nearby Annapurna Base Camp. Mission Himalaya treks cannot control Natural disasters and natural calamities. According to our trekking experience with past hikers, insurance increase your self-motivation and give you full support from small to high injures and serious sickness. If you have insurance coverage you can use a helicopter in the case do or die. 

5, Experienced Trekking Guides:

Highly experienced trekking guides know the problems and obstacles in Annapurna base camp trek. The guide helps you the booking rooms as well as if you feel sick the good guide does not mind to trek overnight back to low altitude to make you safe and make your better health. He can suggest you good food too and introduce mountain. he is able to find the way even high level of snow. Mission Himalaya treks and expeditions guide more reliable and flexible according to guest health and interest. We never compromise with your health. we always try to do the best hospitality for our beloved trekkers. 

6, Accommodation and clothes:

Even Annapurna is the 1st and biggest conservation area of \nepal there are limited hotels because the government did not allow giving permission to make the huge hotel to protect the environment. According to your prior booking Mission Himalaya treks try to give you comfortable bedrooms and sleeping bad. Tadapani, Sinuwa, Bamboo, Dovan, Himalaya, Deurali, Machhapuchhre base camp, And Annapurna base camp are few numbers of hotels and few rooms not enough for every trekker. It will be difficult for you to find room. good accommodation helps you more rest and privacy and make next day trekking easier. we will try to decrease your difficulty level if you book a trek with us earlier. 

Proper hiking gear decreases the trek difficulty level. In summertime without raincoat difficult to hiking. In winter good Goretex shoes and a good down, the jacket makes your trekking easier or make you keep warm from cold. Do not forget to prepare good trekking equipment For Annapurna base camp trekking like Trekking pole, Sunglass, Hat, Good quality hiking shoes, Down jacket, trekking trousers and suncream with some hot bag and raincoat make your trekking safety and easier. 
Finally Good quality trekking gear, good accommodation, experienced trekking guide and strong porters (who make you trek freely because they carry the big luggage you can trek with your day backpack), Precaution of altitude sickness, Good company travel insurance, Positive motivation, Best trekking season help to success Annapurna base camp trek or decrease the Annapurna base camp trek difficulty level. 
I have written the difficulty about Everest base camp trek. If you read this information it will help for Himalayan trekking in Nepal and another country as well as Annapurna base Camp. If you follow this suggestion from Mission Himalaya Treks and Expeditions you will probably success to Annapurna sanctuary trek 4130m. If you are interested to book Annapurna base camp trek you can check details here or Whatsapp +9779841965533 or email us to-


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