Why you should choose the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

  • Updated on Jan 11, 2022
  • Govinda Gurung

The best trekking trail Annapurna Base Camp is one beautiful Himalayan valley in Nepal. More trekkers come to explore colorful natural, traditional villages, unique culture, and express enthusiasts venture on this amazing adventure. This Annapurna Base Camp trek is a Moderate route than Everest Base Camp Trek, the trek falls under the most admired trails in the, where you can get to touch the world 10th highest mountain Mount Annapurna. 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek provides to visit magical viewpoint Poon Hill, which is one of the most popular short and easy routes in Nepal. Annapurna trek is one best Himalayas parts replete with natural wonders, and more than 70% of total foreigners opt for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp after Everest Trek. 

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking through different geography and culture impeccably blended with rich mountain lookouts, terraced fields, Gurung townlets, and a large kind of foliage and fauna. Mt. Annapurna Main is the 10th loftiest mountain in the world with a height of 8091M and the trip towards the base of this noble mountain is one of the popular journeys in the world. Here we provide the best Annapurna Base Camp Trek reason for you which should know before the trek. 

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the short trekking trails in Nepal which leads you from Kathmandu city to the beautiful part of Mount Annapurna. In Fact, Annapurna Trekking is less difficult than Everest Base Camp Trek but you need good health, physical fitness, and confidence. You will start your trek from sub-tropical to tundra climatic zones where you pass the six different climatic zones. This Trek is perfect for those trekkers who want to walk at high altitudes and in excellent physical condition. Annapurna region treks are moderate to strenuous, you have to cross over 4,000 meters high altitude. 

Magical Landscape 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one rich region of landscapes. The wildlife glasshouse gives an ever-changing conformation of geographies. It's a tremendous rehearse geography at the bottom of noble mountain views with thick foliage of rhododendrons, bamboos, terraced fields, Gurung townlets, and pleasurable foliage and fauna. During the trek, you will get to see amazing landscapes with the beauty of nature. 

TIMS and Permits 

You'll need a TIMS card ( Pedestrians Information Management System) and permit for your journey to Annapurna Base Camp. You can get it from sightseer centers in Kathmandu and Pokhara. TIMS card will bring you around 2000 NPR and 2500 NRS for the permit. 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Local Guide 

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provide the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attacks, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart. 

Annapurna base camp trekking safe to Travel for Solo Person

Making you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility 

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essential equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip. 

Ethical Culture and Traditional 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is as important of a spiritual trip as an audacious bone. You can appreciate and encounter original ethnic Gurung and Magar societies at bitsy agreements and municipalities all through the excursion. As you tromp along the green path amended with rhododendron flower, you can likewise run over Thakali and Loba people. They generally live in the lower regions of the Annapurna Himalayas. Passing little chortens and gumbas, the passing trail is a quiet excursion of fascinating customs that transports you to some other time. Hiking through spreads and terraced rice fields is likewise a typical sight while traveling. Thick pine and bamboo backwoods make the experience an escape from the clamoring civic communities. 

Accommodation of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu and Pokhara, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. At the Annapurna Sanctuary 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. 

Meals of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Kathmandu and Pokhara have included only breakfast. During the Annapurna Sanctuary 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. 

How to train the body for Annapurna Base Camp Trek? 

  • Before go to trekking make your short hike to the hill. 
  • Make your health fitness. 
  • Exercising is necessary. 
  • Gym, cycling, running, swimming, and sport activity is good exercise for this trip. 
  • If you smoke and drink, we suggest limiting it. 

The necessary document you should carry on Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Insurance papers which are depending on the agency.
  • Some booking and payment details. 
  • passports-sized photos. 
  • TIMS and Permits Passport Visa. 

Best season for Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

The Best season for Anapurna Circuit Trek is Autumn (from September to November) and spring (from March to May). Trekking to Annapurna Circuit in Winter (November To March) and Summer (June To August) package cost, food, and accommodation is the relatively lower price. 

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Panorama 360 degrees view of The Annapurna range 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a major attraction with gorgeous views of Himalayan ranges. When you start the trek every step you have the opportunity to see many neighboring peaks with the Annapurna range. The trek leads us through the foot of Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, and touches the impressive Mount Annapurna. Likewise, the Poon Hill 3,210m is one of the most popular viewpoints in Nepal where you can get to see wide ranges of Mount Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna. The Annapurna South to Annapurna I, III, Dhaulagiri, Khangsar Kang, Machhapuchhare, Hiunchuli, and Gangapurna are the major view of Annapurna trek.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Detail itinerary

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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