Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Spring March, April, May

  • Updated on May 16, 2021
  • Govinda Gurung

Before doing this Annapurna Base Camp Trek choosing the best season is most important to get the unique experience of wide Himalayan ranges and scenic landscapes. The major classic Annapurna Basecamp Trekking route leads us to the foot of the tallest mountains in the world through the two popular base camps of Annapurna and Machapuchare.

The Spring season (March, April, and May) is the pleasant and affordable time to hike around massive Annapurna, it is the second-best time to trek base camp of world-famous 10th highest Mount Annapurna (8091m).

During this season, winter has already bid farewell and the days become hotter and the weather remains stable each day, therefore you will enjoy the mesmerizing time along the ABC route.

These three months March, April, and May are the perfect options for entertainment with magnificent mountain views, stable weather conditions, various flora and fauna, longer days, gorgeously green forests, surrounding hills, and comfortable hikes.

during this time, you don't need to worry about slipping off in the snow and drench in rain, just open your eyes to see the colorful landscapes and most spectacular views of the mountains.

walking along the gorge of Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri, passing the traditional villages of the mountain community, forests of rhododendron, and crosses the colorful forests of rhododendron your trip will become to most special.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to the pleasing typical villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Ghandruk, Chhomrong, and Sinuwa where you explore the warm hospitality, unique cultures, and traditional lifestyle. At the ABC Trek in Spring, you will get many friendly trekkers entrails so this season is safe for the solo traveler.

You walk along the foothills of Annapurna massifs, Machhapuchre, Hiunchuli, Gangapurana, and glacier valley, then reach the Annapurna Base Camp, which is located 4130 meters above sea level. We recommend you hire a guide and porter makes the journey safe, enjoyable, stress-free, and comfortable.

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Spring Highlights

  • Glittering mountain views Annapurna massifs, Machhapuchre, Hiunchuli, Gangapurana, and glacier valley with many more peaks.
  • Colorful forests of rhododendron and other spring flowers in Spring.
  • Enjoy the Nepali New Year festival with local ethnic groups of the mountain community.
  • The trail crosses through the cascading waterfalls, rivers, and traditional villages.
  • Explore the diverse flora and fauna of the Annapurna Conservation area.
  • You walk through the stone stairs, cascade waterways, terraced fields,
  • lustrous greeneries, dazzling waterfalls, and natural.
  • Take a bath in the splendid natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda.
  • Enjoy the unique culture and lifestyle of Gurung and Magar.
  • Discover the Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp in pleasant weather conditions.
  • Sightseeing around famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

How difficulty the Annapurna Base Camp trek in spring

Annapurna Base Camp Trek's difficulty can be marked Moderate in terms of technical climbing but does demand strong determination to go on the Annapurna Base Camp trek in spring (March, April, and May). You just have to complete the difficult part of the Annapurna Base Camp route through the stone stairs, rocky trail, lustrous forests, glacier lake zone, and gorge valley, but if you have good health, eagerness, and physical fitness as you easily reach Base Camp of Mount Annapurna. The Annapurna Base Camp Trekking trail is the most well maintained, and safe route for spring months trekkers because it is less possibility of mountain accidents during the spring season. You will enjoy with the listening melodious sound of birds and rivers which makes your trip more fantastic. In Spring March to May is not too difficult to trek Annapurna Base Camp and it is well safe to trek with a local guide in Spring.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Weather and Temperature in Spring

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek Weather and Temperature in Spring is the best choice for all of the age trekkers to enjoy the massive Annapurna valley. Weather and Temperature in Spring one most favorable seasons of the year to trek ABC, where you get to see dazzles in its full bloom, the best mountain peaks, green landscapes, rhododendron flowers, and lovely villages. Annapurna Base Camp Trek Weather and Temperature in Spring is pleasant weather conditions.

Annapurna Base Camp Weather and Temperature in March

March month is starting and the first month of this spring season, winter is complete end and summer will beginning, the days are increasing sun temperature. The lower region altitude temperature is around 10 to 12 degrees Celsius and Annapurna Base Camp temperature will be around -4 degree Celsius to -8 degree Celsius in March month. This month you will see full of rhododendron forest and clearest views of mountain ranges as well as you will get to play snow some parts of the ABC trails. This starting month of the spring you will get a fantastic experience of Himalayan Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp Weather and Temperature in April

April is the most perfect time to trek around Annapurna Base Camp Trek, this month is the second month of Spring where you get the moderate temperature with dry weather during the ABC Trekking. Trekking this month, you don't need to worry about snow, cold, and rain, therefore you can enjoy magical mountain views and scenic landscapes, as well as the hike, which will be most comfortable. During this month the Annapurna Base Camp day temperature remains around 10 to 11 degrees Celsius and night with mornings zero degrees.

Annapurna Base Camp Weather and Temperature in May

A lot of trekkers also choose this month to trek in Annapurna Base Camp Trek. May is the last month of Spring which is the hottest month in Nepal and also to Annapurna Base Camp. During this month, the morning and night are the limited temperatures of ABC and days are hottest. The day's Temperature remains around 20-degree Celsius and the night remains around 9 degrees Celsius. The month offers surrounding landscapes, mesmerizing Himalayan ranges, the best of natural, amazing waterfalls, lush Rhododendron forests, and peaceful valleys. At the end of this month monsoon season starts to show the signs.

Accommodations and Meals During ABC Trek in Spring

Annapurna base camp accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu and Pokhara, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage a room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.

The Kathmandu and Pokhara have included only breakfast. During the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Annapurna region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu to drive Pokhara [827m, 7-8 hrs drive]

Day 03: Pokhara to drive Nayapul & trek to Ghandruk [1940m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 04: Trek Ghandruk to Chhomrong [2170m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 05: Trek Chhomrong to Bamboo [2310m, 4-5 hrs]

Day 06: Trek Bamboo to Deurali [3230m, 3-4 hrs]

Day 07: Trek Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via MBC [3700m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo [2310m, 7–8 hrs]

Day 09: Trek Bamboo to Jhinu Danda [1760m, 5-6 hrs]

Day 10: Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara [830m, 6 hrs trek] & [1 hrs drive]

Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu [1350m, 8 hrs]

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