Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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December 24th 2014
Published: December 24th 2014
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Annapurna BC, one of the finest trekking destination in the world.
Annapurna Base Camp , one of the best hiking destinations in the world. The journey goes through the charming Gurung villages, terraced farm lands, lush rhododendron, oak and pine forests in the heart of Annapurna Himalaya that offers you nature environment and keeps refreshed. The beauty of Natural is beyond your anticipation it is unbelievably beautiful landscapes and mountain scenery from Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani Poon Hill .

The trip, starts from Pokhara, city of lakes and most beautiful city in Nepal. You can either fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu or take deluxe tourist coach that leaves every morning at 7:00am. Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be 8-14 days trek depending on your time and your physical fitness. About the difficulty this trek is moderate and contains so many ups and down that keeps helps you losing some weights within a couple of weeks.

The peak season for Annapurna Base Camp is Autumn (Mid-September – November) and spring (March – May) when daytime temperatures at most elevations are normally comfortable for hiking, the sky is clear much of the time and rain and snow are occasional occurrences. Daytime temperatures will differ from 15 to 30 degree Celsius in the Kathmandu Valley to around 10 degree Celsius at 3,600 meter and progressively lower the higher we go. Different seasons offer different advantages for trekking. There can be snow in Annapurna Base Camp at any time of year.

Post Monsoon/autumn: Mid-September to November. This is the peak trekking season in Nepal. Day temperatures in Kathmandu are approx. above 20 deg C. Skies are usually clear and days on trek are sunny and mild with clear mountain views. Nights will be colder with temperatures dropping as low as to -5 deg C at the higher altitudes.

Winter: December to end February. Despite the colder conditions this is an ideal time to trek in Nepal. Skies are usually very clear especially in December and the mountain views are at their best. Nights will be very cold with temperatures down to -10 deg C at Annapurna Base Camp but days are pleasant and sunny. The trails are also much less busy at the time of year. In Kathmandu maximum daytime temperatures are 19 deg C.

Pre-monsoon: March to May. Both day and night temperatures will be warmer in general but haze will often build up in the afternoons and there can be some rain.
Sunset on Mt. Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail)Sunset on Mt. Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail)Sunset on Mt. Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail)

Mt. Machhapuchhre also know as Mt Fishtail is 6993 meter high is the most beautiful mountain in Annapurna Himalayan Range, considered to be holy peak and forbidden to climb it.
It is very hot in the lowlands and temperatures rise to 30 deg C in Kathmandu. Flowers bloom in this season and this is one of the reasons people chose to trek in spring. The Annapurna region is famous for the rhododendrons in spring. Snow can be expected in spring at the Base Camp.Please remember that in any mountain area the weather is never wholly predictable and you should be prepared and equipped to deal with any differences in weather beyond the conditions described above.

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Fishtail Mountain.Fishtail Mountain.
Fishtail Mountain.

View of Machhapuchhre from Sinuwa on the way up to Annapurna Sanctuary trekking
Annapurna SouthAnnapurna South
Annapurna South

View of Annapurna South (7219m) from it's base.

24th December 2014

want to visit annapurna base camp
pradip sir it is such a lovely place i wanna visit there as soon as possible with you.
12th October 2018

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24th December 2014

Nepal Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
A great place to hike once in the lifetime! Sure to go there.
24th December 2014

annapurna base camp
dear frnd pradip it is really really amazing place like a switzerland. im so rush to visit there.
24th December 2014

Nepal Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
A great place to hike once in a lifetime for precious mountain holiday!
17th February 2015

This is a lifetime experience journey for sure!
One world not denies the fact that the legendary Annapurna Base Camp Trek has still the most favorite of the trekking routes of Nepal. This awesome and "once in a lifetime experience" trek to Annapurna Base Camp offers a number of cascading falls, a rare glimpse of lovely ethnic villages nestled amidst beautiful terraced farmlands. The territory is laden with exotic natural wonders with an array of rhododendron species. This trek also takes off from the lake city of Pokhara at mere height of 800 meters to an elevation of over 4000 meters, giving the trekkers an opportunity of gradual acclimatization process. On this route the occasional travelers will be baffled by the presence of the sheer beauty of magnificent Himalaya grandeurs Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri. The experience in the deep mountains further entrails you while spending times with the locals showing the great Nepalese hospitality. The cultural aspect of the rural community mingled with the brilliance of nature will definitely enhance the quality of your journey in the Himalayas. Feel the moments of ecstasy while you are completely surrounded by the pristine snowy landscape.

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