Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The Annapurna region lies on the north-central part of the western development region of Nepal extending from the Kali Gandaki River in the west to Marsyangdi in the east. The Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most popular moderate graded trekking sites in Nepal. It is the most famous trek in the Annapurna region as it serves the magnificent view of the Mount Annapurna- the 10th tallest mountain in the world which stands 8091 meters tall. This region is not only famous for its amazing landscapes and views but also equally known for its ecology, biodiversity, culture, and way of life. You will be able to enjoy the phenomenal natural beauty along with the unique cultural practices and authentic ethnicities. The floral and faunal diversity in this region is also a plus point for every nature lover.
In this adventurous trek, you will be following the best tourist guides who are specialized in trekking and are extremely familiar and acknowledged with the places. The base camp is situated at an altitude of 4210 meters which makes it a moderately graded site. The camp will be reached surpassing several destinations in the way like Ghandruk, Chhormong, Bamboo, and Deurali. On your way to Annapurna base camp, you will be able to notice several wispy waterfalls along with some whitewater rivers. The evergreen rhododendron and oak forests make this journey even more appealing. Full of terraced farmlands, this region is most appropriate for alpine vegetations and short-day plants. The major ethnic groups living in this region are Magar, Gurung, and Thakali people, the people residing here majorly belong to mongoloid group. The city areas like Pokhara are well privileged but the villages still have a rural way of life and people living in such places live a simple far away from the technological approach. These people sustain their livelihood from agriculture and running tea houses, they are extremely welcoming.
This 11 days Annapurna base camp itinerary is specially designed for both beginners and well-experienced trekkers with an average physical fitness and a good health condition. This journey will make sure that you have an adventurous and equally recreational time. Spring and autumn seasons are considered the best time for this trek as the temperature is perfectly suitable and there are no disturbances due to rain. The detailed itinerary mentioned below gives precise information about the classic route, geographical features, and estimated traveling period for each day.
Departure/Return LocationTribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu