Adventure in Annapurna Base Camp Trek
There’re not many treks that merge innumerable diverse landscapes & bring people so near to the base of 7,000 & 8,000m peaks in such a small span of time as the ABC trek (Annapurna Base Camp).
The Annapurna Base Camp trek is no doubt one of the most renowned treks in the Annapurna province. The route goes next to terraced rice field, lush rhododendron jungles and high-altitude sceneries with the Annapurna in view a majority of the times.
The surrounding of ABC at 4130m is unique & unbelievably stunning, set amid the grand summits of Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), and Machapuchhre (6993 m).
The ABC trek needs seven to twelve days, relying upon your itinerary & duration of hiking days. The itinerary generally takes twelve days, beginning from Nayapul (a 1/2 hour ride from Pokhra) and going north up to Ghorepani and the popular standpoint at Poon Hill. From Ghorepni travelers move east side to Chomrong & then northward again getting into the Modi Kola Valley which guides up to the Base Camp.
You can return through Jhinu Danda and offer your fatigued muscles a well-deserved rest in the pleasant hot springs. When you return it’s worthwhile touring one of the traditional Gurung villages of Landruk or Ghandruk.
The hotels or lodges at the Annapurna trekking province are well-furnished with widespread menus varying from the classical Nepali dahl bhat to chau mein and pizzas. You can also find hot showers inside these lodges. If you’re planning to hike during the winter season don’t forget to check with a trekking agency to make sure which lodges are open for accommodation.
The Annapurna trekking province is accessible easily with diverse trailheads starting just one or 2 hour from Pokhra. Amid Machapucchre Base Camp and Himalayan Hotel there’s a danger of avalanches so ensure you’ve the recent info regarding trail conditions before setting off for trekking in Nepal or hire a skillful guide.
You can accomplish the Annapurna Base Camp Trek independently but it is recommended to travel with a group to make your trekking experience more enjoyable. Trekking in this region can be done all the seasons but the winter period give the trekker an extra appeal since the massive rhododendron forests are in full bloom.