Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. It is much easier and shorter than trekking to other high places in Nepal. This trek includes different landscapes, cultures and wildlife. The trekking trail passes through beautiful villages, terraces, and agricultural land. It also makes its way through the rhododendron forests, past glaciers, rivers and waterfalls, and offers magnificent views of the cliffs and rivers. Mount Annapurna (8,091 m) is the tenth highest mountain in the world. The base camp is located at an altitude of 4,130 meters and is one of the most popular expeditions in the world. After reading this short description, you might be interested to make a trip to this popular base camp. Now, you might be wondering how to trek to Annapurna base camp in Nepal, Well, here is a brief information that will help you to make a trip to one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal:
You will start your trek to Annapurna base camp by arranging all the necessary trekking permits on hand. You will start your trek from Pokhara, which is known as the lake city. You will take a 1.5 hours drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, which will be the starting point of your trek. Hiking through lush forests encountering numerous waterfalls of all sizes on our way, you will come across the beautiful Gurung villages. After reaching Ghorepani, you will hike towards Poonhill, which is one of the most popular viewpoints in the world. Poon Hill offers a panoramic view of the entire Annapurna range and also offers the best view of sun rise and sun set in the world. Slowly but surely you will make your way to the Annapurna base camp, which is situated at an altitude of 4130 m from the sea level. You will have a unique experience of being surrounded by some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. While returning from the base camp, you will have a completely different experience to climbing and you will get to enjoy yourself in some of the natural hot springs of Jhinu danda.
The unique trail to Annapurna Base Camp constantly changes the landscape as it rises and transforms its natural landscapes from the riverbank into thick oak forests, rhododendron forests, and rich pastures. Traveling to the Annapurna Sanctuary in the spring is an experience larger than life. Poon hill offers the most beautiful view of sun rise and sunshine in the world. Annapurna Conservation Area Project is the home for different species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and also more than 450 different species of bird. Upon entering the Annapurna Sanctuary, you will be captivated by the magnificent views of mount Machhauchhre and Huinchuli.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is very friendly for travelers of all ages, beginners, experienced expeditions and those who appreciate unforgettable experiences of the beautiful nature and culture of Nepal. A lot of trekking companies offer a short itinerary plan to hike to the Annapurna base camp and have different trekking trails. But if you want to trek on your own, the above mentioned travel information will certainly help you out to embark on a trek that you will never forget in your life.
Trekking is a difficult sport and everyone can’t do it since some might have medical conditions. In such cases they can still visit Annapurna Base Camp chartering a helicopter. Annapurna Base camp Helicopter tour is pretty popular for traveling in a short period of time and people with underlying health conditions. They can still enjoy the thrill and adventure.