Why there is a buzz for Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular treks in the Annapurna region. The setting of Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 m is unique and incredibly spectacular, to see peaks of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m). The Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes 7 to 12 days, depending on your itinerary you choose. This ABC Trekking will reside in corner of your heart for its extra-heartening views, the memory of face-off with mountains and hundreds of unstoppable selfies from your mobile to share with your friends and family. This article is going to guide you about everything you need to know while going for Annapurna Trekking.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary
The Annapurna Trek Itinerary will let your eyes to capture beautiful natural Hot Spring, three top peaks views(mentioned above), Nepali cultures, traditions, food and many more. Trekking Itinerary is customizable as per your comfort and need. Generally, ABC trek is made in 7-12 days. Here is 12 days trekking itinerary:-
- Arrival in Kathmandu and Trekking Preparation
- Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
- Trek from Nayapul to Tikhledunga
- Trekking from Tikhledunga to Ghorepani Village
- Hike to Poon Hill and back to Tadapani from Ghorepani
- Trekking from Tadapani to Chomrong to Bamboo
- Trek from Bamboo to Deurali
- Go to Annapurna Base Camp(ABC) from Deurali
- Back from ABC to Deurali
- Back to Bamboo and go to Jhinu Danda from Bamboo
- Back from Jhinu Data to Nayapul, Pokhara
- Pokhara to Kathmandu and extend holidays
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Route
The trek route of Annapurna Base Camp starts from Kathmandu. You will prepare for a trek in Kathmandu and head to Pokhara the next morning. In the next morning, you will visit the topmost visit places of Pokhara like Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Temples and more. Then you will go to Nayapul. You will start actual ABC trekking from Nayapul. From Nayapul by walking up to 3-4 hours you will reach to Tikhledunga. In the next day, after having breakfast, you will again start trekking to Ghorepani Village. Ghorepani is the small village of Tamang community where you will get a chance to learn about Nepali Community, Traditions and Cultures as well as get chance to taste traditional food. Then you will be taken to see heart-taking sunrise view to Poon Hill in the next morning. Your foods will be arranged during your trek. From Poon Hill, you have to come back to Ghorepani and head to Tadapani. From Tadapani to Chomrong to Bamboo to Deurali you will reach to Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You will return on another route where you will be encaptured with natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda. Then you will come back to Pokhara as shown in the Annapurna Base Camp map below as well in the itinerary above.
Guide to get here and starting ABC trek from Kathmandu
As we will start Annapurna Base Camp Trekking from Kathmandu, initially you have to make your visa ready to Nepal and send your passport details to us. During your arrival, you will make trekking permits of Annapurna Conservation Area and TIMS card ready for you. Its good to have insurance too. We will take care of that after your arrival. When you fly to Nepal, we will come to receive you and shift you to the hotel. Then we will follow the itinerary above.
- Get your Visa to Nepal
- Get TIMS card and ACA Permits
- Fly to Nepal and follow the itinerary
When it is the best time for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp?
The best season for trekking in Annapurna Region is spring (March-May) and autumn (September - November). During this time, we have excellent weather and clear Mountain views with blue sky. Moderate temperatures, clear sky with panoramic views, making it the best time to do any of Nepal trek. It is the time when there is neither too hot nor too cold. So you will get 100% of Nepal and ABC these time.
With whom should I book Annapurna Base Camp Trekking?
It all depends upon you with which travel agency do you want to book for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. Its always good to see the reviews of ABC trek from other people who had made a trek from that company. It's best to see what services they provide on minimum cost. Believe us, we are providing the best price of Annapurna Base Camp Service for just $665 with most of the services to you. Trekkers are giving us 5-star ratings for your service on TripAdvisor. We will provide heavy discounts for group Annapurna Trek. >>Book Annapurna Trekking Now
What are Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty
Trekking is an adventurous sport. You will never know what may happen to you. From the experience of the previous trekkers, there are various difficulties in ABC Trekking which you should be prepared for. The common difficulty faced by trekkers are:-
- Altitude Sickness
- Bad Weather
- Lack of experienced trekking guide
The problem of nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing may occur when you cross the altitude of about 3500m. This is called altitude sickness. You have to be prepared for this.
Annapurna Base Camp Weather
Its never good to travel on bad weather. You should be updated to the weather of the place you are going. We recommend checking the weather condition of any place before you go. You can check the weather of the Annapurna Region too.
Lack of experienced guide
It will be a very hard time in trekking if you are alone or going with inexperienced trekking guide. We recommend going with good trekking guide who knows the condition of Annapurna Region and have ideas to tackle any problem you face during this trek.
Food and Selther
You may not get proper food on the trekking. There are only some camps on the way to Annapurna. You have to have food and rest on those camp only. It's not good to walk in the jungle at night. And without a proper diet, you may feel weaker.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Blog
We have written a number of blogs on Annapurna Region Trekking so that you can get any information you want from us. Here is the list.
- Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Difficulty - list of difficulties you may fall for in ABC.
- ABC Trek Cost and Permits - information about trekking permits and costs to Annapurna Camp.
- Best Time to visit - blog on when is it better to trek on Nepal
- List of trekking equipment - trekking equipment you need while trekking
You Better Know:
Annapurna Base Camp Trek in December
ABC trek in December provides certifications for the unmistakable point of view of the mountains. Make your battery full for photography. The way that the trekking trails are not stuck in this month may lure you to come here if you love going in commonly quiet locales or time. Moreover, the lodgings and tea houses along the trek are empty which suggests you won't have to bestow a space to other individuals. December trek to Annapurna is for those who loathe trekking in crowdy place. Trekking in December is an ideal opportunity to enjoy views, hot springs, clear mountain and more.
Annapurna Trekking Cost/Budget
The cost you have to pay for Annapurna Region Trekking depends upon the itinerary you choose, services you take and it will be a heavy discount for group booking. In general Annapurna Base Camp Budget is about $700. You can take the budget around 700$ this if you are planning to trek to ABC only.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Distance
In total, you have to walk for a distance of about 100km in ABC trek from Kathmandu/Pokhara. You can see the itinerary of ABC where there are daily distances you cover during the trek.
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