Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty


 

Are you planning to trek to Annapurna but unknown about the Annapurna Base Camp trek difficulty and how hard is it to climb? Read this article for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek difficulty before you decide to start your trekking in Annapurna Region. This might be helpful for any other trekking in the Himalayas.

 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate adventure trekking route in the great Himalayas and the best trekking route to see the mountain lives, ethnic diversity, terraced farmlands, the Charming Gurung village, and a wide variety of flora and fauna. In the ABC trek, one can be introduced to trekking in the magnificent mountains of Nepal. You will be addressed with 14 snow-mountain peaks. Find more details of the trek over here:- Annapurna Base Camp Trek Details

Let's not waste time and directly move to our agenda of finding Annapurna Base Camp Trek difficulty.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the moderate type of trekking. Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done in off-season also without many difficulties. Unlike Everest Base Camp Treks, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek doesn’t require any advanced physical fitness level. The ABC trek starts from Kathmandu, takes you to Ghore Pani - Poon Hill to Tada Pani and finally to Annapurna Base Camp. Be clear that you will have extreme entertainment, trill from the snow-capped mountains, nature and environment.

Major Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulties

DIFFICULTIES
1. ALTITUDE SICKNESS
2. SELF-MOTIVATION
3. HIGH STAMINA
4. WEATHER
5. Clothes and Accommodation
6. Experienced Trekking Guides

 

#1 Self Motivation
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The Annapurna base camp trek itinerary is not the straight one, you have to go through ups and downs. This may be challenging for you. The higher level of stamina with focus and self-motivation is only key to avoid this difficulty. It would be great if you spend some of your time on building stamina as preparation for this trek.
 
#2 Altitude Sickness
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Altitude Sickness may be some problem to the first-time trekker. As we will at the height of 4000m, altitude sickness is obvious if you are not habitual at high altitude. The height of the Annapurna Base Camp trek is about 4130m. There you may feel lack of appetite, feeling sick to your stomach. You may vomit. feeling weak and tired. So, be prepared for this too.
 
#3 Good Weather

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Weather is also the great factor that makes your trek difficult and easy. October-November and April-May are the best season for Annapurna Base Camp Trek. However, trekking in June-September or December-March is not recommended. During these time days become extremely hot and extremely cool which makes the trek more dangerous.

#4 Trek Insurance

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Trek Insurance will be very beneficial in any case of danger. We can not say anything about nature. It may go wild sometimes and there may be some risk to trek. Our highly experienced trekkers will be favourable to these conditions and make you safe. But, doing insurance gives you support for small injuries. In extreme cases, you can call up for helicopters too.

#5 Experienced Trekking Guides

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Experienced Trekking Guides know the obstacles and problems in Everest Base Camp Trek. Make sure to take a guide with you. Mission Himalaya Treks provide highly experienced trekking guides as per your need. It will be very difficult to go to Everest without properly certified tourist guide. 

#6 Clothes and Accommodation

Proper Trekking Clothes, boots, bags make easy to walk in the Everest Region. Make sure to buy these sorts of things. This makes you comfortable to walk and carry your small loads. You can hire trekkers also to carry your bags. Proper accommodation helps you to take proper rest and be prepared for next day trek.

Other things that you should be clear about are trekking clothes, foods, proper rest, selection of experienced trekking guide and many more. I have written about difficulties in trekking over here:- difficulties of base camp trekking for Everest. You can check other information over here which will be beneficial for Annapurna Base Camp Trek also.
After taking care of these difficulties of Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will have successful and memorable Annapurna Base Camp Trek. 
If you are interested to book for Annapurna Base Camp Trek you can check details here and mail us to - info@missionhimalayatreks.com

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