Annapurna Base Camp Trek Blog

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the popular classic treks in the world which takes you to the base of the world 10th highest mountains. Annapurna Base Camp trek is the complete adventure walk through the diverse landscapes, walk through the dense alpine and bamboo forest with blooms rhododendrons, walk through the exotic village in rich with the ancient culture, tradition and their unique hospitality, with the beautiful views of the mountains vistas, terraced farms. Mt Annapurna is the world 10th highest mountain with the height of ( 8091 meters) and its base camp is the most popular and famous trekking destination in the world.

Enjoying the beautiful Himalayan flora and fauna, views of the beautiful snow-capped peaks, Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to the lap of the world 10th highest mountains crossing the many natural and cultural beauty, exploring many culturally rich village and valley, exploring the ancient and oldest monasteries and gompas, you will enjoy every step of your walk.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek include the spectaculars sunrise and sunset views over Annapurna ranges. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking route progresses through the culturally rich villages of the Gurung and Magar which allows trekkers with the plenty of the opportunity of witnessing time forgotten culture and also offer the views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains ranges. The trekkers also get the opportunity to explore the evergreen forest of the Annapurna Conservation Area which is rich with the various species of the rare flora and faunas including the blooms rhododendron, pine, fire trees and musk deer, Leopard, Langur Monkey, reptiles and other animals. The forest area is also popular for unique birds.

The itinerary of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is customizable. You will enjoy the Kathmandu Day tour of UNESCO sites before taking on popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Breathtaking views of more than to 6000 meters mountains are the major highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This trek allows the soaring views of Annapurna vista, Mt Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and other surrounding snow-capped peaks. Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with the short drive to Pokhara which is one of the major tourist attraction cities in Nepal, exploring several temples and stupas. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderately difficult trek and pre-experience of the trekking is not required.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the beautiful holiday destinations in Nepal where you can experience everything in Nepal from single trekking, get familiar with the Locals lifestyle, their hospitality, and many more.

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Trip facts

Trekking grade: Moderate

Trekking duration: 15 days

Trekking region: Annapurna region

Trekking Destination: Annapurna Base Camp

Trek starts/ends: Kathmandu

Minimum altitude: 1350 meters, Kathmandu

Maximum altitude: 4,130M

Accommodation: three-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Teahouse and lodge during the trek.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Price: US$ 1150 

Restricted area: No

Daily Short itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 02: City tour or free day

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara

Day 04: drive to Nayapul, Trek o Tikhedunga

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani

Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210 meters), trek to Tadapani

Day 07: Trek to Chhorong

Day 08: Trek to Dovan

Day 09: Trek to Deurali

Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

Day 11: Sunrise view and trek down to Bamboo (2,340 meters)

Day 12: Trek to Jhinu Danda

Day 13: Trek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara

Day 14: drive back to Kathmandu, Farewell Dinner

Day 15: Departure

Detailed itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal, On the arrival of your in the Tribhuvan international airport. Nepal hiking trek representative will meet you and greet you in the Nepalese style and drop you to your hotel, enjoy the shower, take rest and explore the Thamel street if you have some extra time. Overnight at a three-star hotel, Thamel.

Included: 3-star hotel accommodation (breakfast)

Day 02: City tour or free day

Today is your spare day, so you can send this day by exploring the Kathmandu city, enjoy the small sightseeing tour around the valley. Kathmandu is the landmark of the many cultural heritage so it is also known as the City of the temple, you can explore the many temples and stupe including famous Hindu temple, Pashupatinath, Changu Narayan temple, Buddhist Stupa, Swyambhunath, Boudhnath and city old palace complex including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square which is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites, collect the beautiful experience and view and return back to your hotel and in the evening you can explore the Thamel street to enjoy the shopping. Overnight at Three-Star hotel, Kathmandu.

Included: 3-star hotel accommodation (Breakfast)

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara

On the third day of your trek, after having the early breakfast you will enjoy a beautiful drive to Pokhara which take around 6-7 hours. If you have some extra time remain then explore the Pokhara which is also famously known as the Lake city of Nepal, enjoy the beautiful environment. Overnight at Pokhara.

Included: Accommodation 2-Star Hotel (breakfast)

Day 04: drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikhedunga

Today after having the light breakfast, you will head to Nayapul, it is about 2-3 hours drive from the Nayapul. Nayapul is the gateway to the Annapurna Base Camp trek. and after exploring and resting the place you will again head to Tikhedunga, crossing the many wonders of the nature, small rivers, gorges, small charming and scattered villages of Gurung and Magars. Around 2 hours walk from the Nayapul you will reach to Tikhedunga. Take a rest and explore the village, be familiar with their lifestyle. Overnight at Tikhedunga.

Included: Tea house accommodation with three times meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani

After having the light breakfast, on the fifth day of your Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will leave Tikhedunga and move ahead to reach Ghorepani. Around 4-5 hours walk you will reach to your today's destination experiencing the nature, enjoy the mountain vista, crossing the scattered village, the enjoy the local's lifestyle you will reach to Ghorapani- the gateway to Annapurna region. Explore the village. Overnight at Ghorepani.

Included: Tea house accommodation with three times meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210 meters), trek to Tadapani

Today, you will have beautiful days, before sunrise, you will wake up, have a light breakfast and hike to Poon Hill, poon hill is the attractive views point of the trek which offers you the breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks including Annapurna vista, Himchuli, Nilgar, Mt Fishtail, and other surrounded peaks. You will enjoy the heart touching views of the mountain when the first rays of the sun fall to those peaks. With the collection of the beautiful memories, you will again hike to Tadapani from poon hills, with the fresh and beautiful views of the mountains, you will move your step crossing the fresh and clean atmosphere environment, enjoy the wonder of nature. Around 2 hours walk you will reach to Tadapani. Explore the village. Overnight at Tadapani.

Included: Tea house accommodation with three times meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong

On the Seventh day of your trek, after having the light breakfast, you will leave Tadapani and move ahead to reach Chhomrong. On the way, you will enjoy the beautiful views of the Annapurna south, Himchuli, Mt Machhapuchhre, and Ganggapurns, you will also walk through uphill and down the hill, crossing the dense forest to reach Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the Annapurna Massive. Overnight in Chhomrong.

Included: Tea House accommodation with three times meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 08: Trek to Dovan

On the eighth day of your Annapurna Base Camp Trek, after having the light breakfast, you will begin the trek with the climb downhill to Chhomrong Khola and cross the suspension bridge. Then you will climb to the uphill through the dense forest around 2 hours to reach Sinuwa 2324 meters, the trial from Sinuwa cross the lush green vegetation of the bamboo and blooms rhododendrons with a maximum of 1 hour 30 minutes you will reach to Kuldhighar 2498 meters and almost enjoy the 30 minutes downhill walk will bring you to the Bamboo 2340 meters. Around 1-hour walk crossing the beautiful forest will bring to Dovan. Explore the village. Overnight at Dovan.

Included: Mountain accommodation with a meal ( breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 09: Trek to Deurali

On the ninth day of your trek you will leave Dovan to pass through the bamboo forest, you will experience the cold environment during the walk through the dense forest, the forest opens up when you reach to the hotels and you are out to the sun with the breathtaking views of the mountains and glacier rivers, then following the trail you will enjoy the steep climb through the forest to reach the Hinku cave, from the point you can see the closer views of the rivers and mountain before climbing to the Deurali, which take you through the green vegetation, magnificent views of the mountains and other scattered valley and another wonder of nature including waterfalls, river views. Explore the Deurali. Overnight at Deurali.

Included: Tea house accommodation with a meal ( breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

On the tenth day of your Annapurna base camp trek after having the early breakfast, you will start the trek with the gentle climb, hike to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. from Machhapuchre Base Camp, you can get the excellent views of the mt Machhapuchre, with the views of Mt Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III and Gangapurna which is certainly is a rewarding experience. From the Machhapuchhre base Camp slowly the vegetation disappears to the Annapurna Base Camp. from here, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the south face of the Annapurna Towering, Annapurna I, Himchuli and other peaks. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

Included: Tea house accommodation with a meal (breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 11: Sunrise view and trek down to Bamboo (2,340 meters)

Today you will wake up little early to enjoy the sunshine views over the world 10th highest mountain Mt Annapurna and after enjoy the fresh and beautiful environments you will retrace you step to Bamboo, you will walk downhill and today's walk is not so difficult you will enjoy the diverse landscapes, walk through the dense bamboo forest to reach Bamboo.

Included: Tea house accommodation with Meal (breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 12: Trek to Jhinu Danda

Today's your walk is very beautiful and adventurous, with the walk through the ups and downs along the beautiful hills. At Jhunu danda you can enjoy the hot spring. Climb down around the 25 minutes along the bank of the Modi Rivers to the hot spring. The environment of the joint danda blows all your tiredness while doing the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You can enjoy the massage and spa in this place, explore the Jiu Danda. Overnight at Jhinu Danda.

Included: Tea house accommodation with a meal (breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 13: Trek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara

After enjoying the fresh and beautiful environment in Jinu danda, today you will descend back to Nayapul, crossing the scattered village, rivers and beautiful flora and fauna. This you final adventure walk in the Annapurna base camp trek, enjoying the short rest and lunch in Nayapul, you will return back to Pokhara city, take shower, enjoy the sightseeing or explore the Pokhara city. Overnight at Pokhara.

Included: 2-start hotel Accommodation with a meal (breakfast)

Day 14: drive back to Kathmandu, Farewell Dinner

After having the light breakfast, you will enjoy the around 6 hours drive to Kathmandu city from Pokhara, take a rest and enjoy the shower, you can also explore the city for the last time you-you have some extra time. In the evening Nepal Hiking trek will host a dinner for the great success of the trek. overnight in a three-star hotel, Kathmandu.

Included: 3-Star hotel accommodation with a meal (breakfast)

Day 15: Departure

Today is your final day in Kathmandu, you can explore the Thamel street for the final, meet your close friends, Nepal hiking trek will drop you to the airport 3 hours early to your flight with the final goodbye. Have a Safe Journey.

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Walk through the green vegetation, dense forest, the experience of the flora and fauna, enjoying the wonders of nature.
  • Exploring Gurung and Magar village including Ghorepani, Dovan, Deurali, Chhomrong and many other scattered and charming village.
  • Hike to the Poon Hill-the attractive viewpoint to enjoy the sunrise views over the Mt Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli, and others.
  • Majestic views of the snow-capped mountain including whole, Annapurna Massif, Machhapuchre, Himchuli, and other surrounding peaks.
  • Crossing the numerous perennial rivers and suspension bridges.
  • Enjoying the glimpse of rural Nepalese lifestyle.
  • Machhapuchhre Base Camp.
  • Annapurna Base Camp itself.

Best season to trek Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek  in the Spring season

The spring season is the second popular season in Nepal. The blooms rhododendron and warmer weather bring more visitors during this period of time.

Early spring is little challenging with the average daytime temperature is mid-low in the lower altitude. This makes the Annapurna Base Camp trekking a little pleasant.

But April is the best season to make the adventure walk to the base camp for the crystal clear views and the fresh environments. The average daytime temperature in the season in the lower altitude is around 10 degree Celsius whereas in the night are usually freezing.

Above the 4000 meters, the weather during the night is still freezing in the morning and evening.

May is also one of the best seasons to trek in the Annapurna region and is a little warmer than the April months. During this season you can enjoy the views of the snow-capped mountains from the lower altitude too. And at the higher altitude, you can enjoy the crystal clear views and enjoy the fresh mountain flora and fauna.

During the many, the average day time temperature is around the 20 degree Celsius whereas in the night time you will experience around 5 degree Celsius and at the high altitude you will still experience the freezing during the morning and evening.

The weather and climatic condition in the Annapurna region are little unpredictable in this season or the season can get uncomfortably hot and climate might turn into arid so doing the Annapurna Base Camp Tre blog in the Spring season so drink the plenty of the waters.

  • Reason to visit Annapurna Base Camp in the spring season are:

  • Temperature is little stable and normally ranges from 16-23 degree Celsius

  • The warmer weather condition in the daytime and warmer in the night with pleasant environments.

  • Fewer trekkers visit in this season compared to the Autumn season it means you can enjoy every walk of your trek with pleasant mountains views.

Reasons for not to visit the Annapurna Base Camp trek in the spring season are:

  • Trekkers can feel hot and get sweat in the lower altitude
  • Views of the mountains can be distracted by the afternoon clouds in this season.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the Monsoon season is:

The monsoon season is also known as the summer season and is rainy season in Nepal. In this time the temperature gets increase day time.

Generally, the mountain region is cloudly and at the lower altitude of the Annapurna region is little muddy. But it does not mean that you cannot enjoy the glory of the mountain region. This season clear all the pollutants and dust of the environment and offer fresh green environments views.

While trekking in the Monsoon season there is the good side that it won't rain every day or it won't rain on a long day. So only you need to prepared from the rain and dress accordingly.

If the rain doesn't get disturbed by the rain you can go to Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

The main advantages of the trekking Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the Monsoon season is that rain keeps the pollution and dust free and get the best green landscape views.

You can still enjoy the world heritage sites and old Buddhist monasteries. You can also interact with the local's people and their unique culture and tradition and their remote lifestyle experience.

There you will see the fewer trekkers and less crowded and this is more beneficial of seeing all the beautiful flora and fauna which makes the Annapurna Base Camp trek more lovely.

Reason to visit Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the Monsoon season are:

  • Rain keeps the environment dust and pollutants away.
  • In this time, fewer trekkers make the trek in this season, which means you can enjoy the beauty of the mountains without crowds.

Reasons for not to visit the Annapurna Base Camp trek in the Monsoon season are:

  • The monsoon season in Nepal leads to the wet and humid weather condition.
  • Normally the trekking trail is muddy and slippery
  • Leches may disturb you adventure trek in Monsoon.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek  in Autumn season is:

Autumn season is considered as the peak season to trek in Nepal, normally many trekkers trek in this season to enjoy the wonders of nature, the experience of clean and fresh environments.

Normally autumn season comes after the monsoon season, monsoon clears all the dust and pollutant and offer the clean atmospheric environments. In this time the temperature is mild to warm days to a cold night.

The average daytime temperature is around 15-degree Celsius and night time is above the freezing on the lower altitude.

However in the higher altitude the average nighttime temperature drop below the freezing.

Trekking in this season offers the crystal clear views of the mountains, you will receive the less rain so there may other disturbance while trekking, you can enjoy the fresh environments with beautiful mountain flora and fauna, experience the local's lifestyle, culture, tradition.

Trekking in the autumn season also offers you the great opportunity to explore the cultural program and festival which usually falls in this season.

The skies are very clear it means you can enjoy the stunning views of the mountains from the lower altitude and also can enjoy the closet views of the snow-capped mountains in the higher altitude.

In the December season, the evening is quite cool quickly, and you will experience the very cold night in this season so you should pack the clothes according to the climatic condition and should carry the warm clothes in December season while trekking Annapurna Base Camp.

Autumn season offers the beautiful mountain scenery with crystal clear views thus this season is more crowded than the other season.

Reason to visit Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the Autumn season is:

  • The weather condition is stable with clear skies and beautiful mountain views.
  • In the Autumn season, the temperature reaches about 15-14 degree Celsius.
  • Days are warmer while trekking
  • Reason for not to visit Annapurna Base Camp in the Autumn season is:
  • Beautiful environment with crowded trekkers and trekking trials.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek  in the Winter season

Winter season is the coldest season in Nepal. Normally the average temperature in the daytime ranges from 9-12 degree Celsius and in the night time the temperature drops to zero degree Celsius in the lower altitude.

In the winter season, the morning is usually foggy but the afternoon is usually clear with the occasional snowfall in the mountains. And the high passes like Throng la Pass are usually blocked by the snow in the season.

But the teahouse in the high altitude still remains ones so if you are planning to trek Annapurna Base Camp in the winter season then you will be served the warm meals with good accommodation facilities.

The weather is little stable and dry so you can enjoy the crystal clear views of the snow-capped mountains. You can see the blooms rhododendrons and clean and cool environment in this season.

Winter season is the less crowded season it means you can enjoy the peace trekking trials with fewer travelers, you can enjoy every walk of your journey. The major one is the teahouse will provide you with the basic accommodation with good services and facilities. You can experience the clean mountain views and experience the beautiful mountain flora and fauna.

The weather in the mountain region is a little stable.

Reason to visit Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the winter season is:

  • You will see the fewer visitors and less crowded trial sit means you can enjoy the trek peacefully and beautifully.
  • Trekking in this season you will get a good discount on your accommodation and food at a higher altitude too.

Reason for not visiting the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the winter season is:

  • Many route and pass are blocked by the high level of snow-falls it many you will have to face many difficulties to success the trek.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek difficulty

The major challenging and difficulties of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is Altitude sickness.

Altitude sickness

Altitude sickness is also known as the mountain sickness, is a group of the symptom that can strike if you walk or hike in the high altitude too quickly.

The major symptoms of the Altitude sickness are:

You ming have:

  • headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue and loss of energy
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
  • Problems of sleep

The preventative measure of altitude sickness are:

  • Drink at least 4 to 5 liters of water per day.
  • If possible, start walking from low altitude to high altitudes instead of driving or flying. If you must drive or fly to an altitude above the 10,000feets, stay at your first stop for one day before going to the high altitude.
  • Avoid tobacco, alcohol and other drugs and sleeping pills while trekking.
  • Always move to a lower altitude if you found the symptoms of the altitude sickness
  • While at the high altitude, eat only a balanced diet which includes more than 70% carbohydrates.
  • Get the information about the early sign and symptoms of the altitude sickness and take the action to prevent it from getting worse.

Basic equipment for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

It is very essential to carry the required goods and equipment while trekking in the Annapurna region. The basic equipment and correct goods are very important for the beautiful and safe journey to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Due to the geographical variation in Nepal, most of the adventure trekking starts from the lower altitude with a stable and moderate temperature to the higher altitude in the extreme cold temperature. So it is very essential to carry the right clothes from the layer so that you can change your dresses according to the change in the climate and temperature.

Right packing of goods and equipment are also very essential for the Annapurna Base Camp, sometimes packing too much and too little can also disturb you adventure trip so you need to know how much is too much and how much is too little and also keep in the minds about how long you are going to trek so the number of the dree you packed should depend on this too. So it means for the Annapurna Base camp Trek you need more clothes, it is a quite longer trek.

And also before packing the goods, first you should choose the best season to trek and considered your body temperature, on the basis of the geography and whether you need to packs the goods for making your trek, safe and easier.

Normally while trekking you should start your day by wearing a light tracksuit. During the sunny day you will feel much more comfortable and relief in a T-shirt, then as you walk in the high altitude you may have to wear trek suits, down jackets, gloves, hats, and others.

The basic equipment needed for the Annapurna Base Camp trekking is listed below. The personal items and not much more listed so you can carry other goods according to the individual interest and choice.

Traveling bags

  • Duffer bags
  • Day packs
  • Ruck bags with waterproof covers

Clothing

Upper body

  • T-shirts
  • Thermal Vest
  • Lightweight thermal tops
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Fleece Jackets or Pullover
  • Women sports bra and Synthetic

Lower body

  • Hiking sorts
  • Fleece pants
  • Waterproof shell pants
  • Undergarments
  • Lightweight walking pants

Footwear

  • Inner socks
  • Thick woolen socks
  • Hiking boots
  • Camp sandals
  • Walking Poles

Handwear

  • Lightweight fleece gloves
  • Thick, heavyweight gloves
  • Water/ windproof gloves

Heads

  • Woolen Hats
  • Sun Hats
  • Sunglasses
  • scarf

Sleeping accessories

  • Sleeping bags
  • Pillowcase and other night required accessories

Other personal equipment

  • Sunscreen
  • Waters bottles
  • Water purifiers
  • Head touch
  • First Aids kid
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Towel
  • Wet wipes
  • Toiletries

The main attraction of Annapurna Base Camp Trek :

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Yearly many visitors entres to Nepal in order to enjoy the mountain environment and experience the wonder of nature. The main attraction of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is:

Mt Annapurna

Trekking in the Annapurna Region, Mt Annapurna is itself an attraction of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Mt Annapurna is the tenth highest mountains of the world having a height of 8091 meters. Trekking to its base camp will provide you with the closet views of these mountains. The destination to the base camp will offer you the beautiful views of mt Anapurna and its other neighboring more trains. The closet views of the Annapurna will blow all the challenging and difficulties you will face in while trekking Annapurna Base Camp trek.

Machhapuchre Base Camp

Machhapuchre Base Camp is one of the major attraction places of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek which takes you to the base of Mt Machhapuchree. Mt Machhapuchhre is the neighboring mountain of Mt Annapurna with a height of 6993 meters. This mountain is famous for its unique shapes like the tail of the fisk so it is often called as the Mt Fishtail. The best camp of the Machhapuchre is also a popular trekking destination which offers the gorgeous views of the Mt Machhapuchre, and also offer you the breathtaking views of Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Annapurna II and other surrounding peaks. The Annapurna Base Camp trekking goes crossing the Machhapuchre Base Camp so the Annapurna Base Camp Trek gives you the experience of the two base camp trek which makes your trek more adventure and enjoyable.

Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a hard one to miss, one of the popular trekking destination and major attraction of the Annapurna region. At 4130 meters, Mountains are surrounded on all side and trekkers are also very crowded to enjoy the views of Annapurna I 8091 meters and its sister's peaks Annapurna South, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna III. You will also enjoy the fantastic view of the Himchuli, Gnagapurna, Khangsar Kang peaks and the iconic peaks Mt Machhapuchhre which is also famously known as the Mt Fishtail.

The most traveled and favorite way to reach the Annapurna Base Camp is enjoying the one night at the Machhapuchhre base camp and next morning with the walk approximately 2-3 hours to Annapurna Base Camp to watch the sunrise over the Annapurna Mountain ranges. Annapurna Base Camp offers you a beautiful moment to explore the many snow-capped peaks and the fresh environments.

Jhinu Danda

In the journey of the challenging and difficulty trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp, there is the presence of the natural hot spring in the Jhinu danda which will provide you with a sort of relaxation to our body works magic on your tired legs trekking. Jhinu itself is the delightful small settlement on the top of the ridge along your descent from Chomrong with a couple of the teahouse and shops. You can see the three pools of varying temperature and a natural shower to wash off sweet from the treks. The natural hot spring of the Jhinu danda has a lot of the health benefits including the cure of the different skin diseases. You will enjoy the fresh environment which will blow all your tiredness and body pain while doing the body massage or Spa.

A glimpse of rural Nepalese Lifestyle

In the journey to the Annapurna Base Camp, you will enjoy the culture tour around the local's villages, you will see the Gurung and Magar people still enjoy their ancient culture and tradition in the villages. Some famous village you will cross during the trek is Ghorepani, Chhomrong, Dovan, and many other scattered villages. The traditional houses of the village carry unique cultures. The museum, gompa, and temple will make your journey more interesting and exciting by explaining its histories. You can also enjoy the warm hospitality, experience the remote lifestyle, enjoy the cultural, program, and traditional cuisine while being in the village.

Ghorepani 

Ghorepani is also one of the major attraction of the Annapurna base camp trek, this village is the gateway and the famous rest spot of the Annapurna region. With the dense settlement of the Gurung and Magar community, this village offers you the breathtaking views of the world iconic snow-capped mountains. You can enjoy the local culture program, experience about the remote lifestyle, explore the Hindus temple of the village. And next morning you will hike to Poon hill to enjoy the sunrise views over the beautiful mountains.

Poon Hills

On the way to the Annapurna Base Camp, lies the most beautiful and popular destination-Poon Hill. Poon hill is the attractive viewpoint for enjoying the best views of the Himalayan ranges. This point is famous all over Nepal from where the beautiful sunrise and sunset is viewed. With the height of 3210 meters, the destination offers you the stunning views of the beautiful mountains including Dhaulagiri 8167 meters, Manaslu 8163 meters and whole Annapurna via and makes your journey beautiful and enjoyable.

Annapurna Conservation area

Annapurna conservation area is Nepal's largest protected area covering an area of 7629 meters in the Annapurna region of the Himalayas with is also a major attraction of the Annapurna region. This area ranges from 729 meters to the peaks of Mt Annapurna 8091 meters. The conservation area extends across the Lamjung, Kaski, Manang, Mustang, Magadi district. This area is very rich in the wildlife as some rare and endangered animals such as snow-leopard, Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, snow-leopard, blue Sheep, etc are found and these animals could be seen rarely, so if you are able to see these animals, you can make your trek more exciting and beautiful.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is classic and quite off-beaten paths in Nepal which takes you to the lap of the 10th highest mountain within fifteen days. With the proper preparation and choosing best season offers you the beautiful and comfortable trek to its base camp. By following the above the article you not only enjoy the trips but also you will return safe and other beautiful adventure experience. Walk through the dense rhododendron, experiencing the flora and fauna and other warm hospitality of the Sherpa people, walk through the different gorges, glacier lakes and rivers will make you the trek more beautiful and you will forget difficulty and challenges of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

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