Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 2 weeks teahouse trekking in the Himalaya.
The riches of the Annapurna region have attracted many travelers over the years. Among a plethora of adventures in this region, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking perfectly displays such wonders. This Annapurna base camp trekking is one of best moderate plus two weeks tea house trek in the Himalayas. It combines the breathtaking Himalayan vista with incredible cultural diversity at its best. The trek to ABC takes travelers across the Annapurna Conservation Area with many natural attractions. From the sublime Himalayas to ravishing Gurung and Magar culture, there are many highlights of the trek. Likewise, the trip also entails another famous tourist destination- Poonhill. All in all, this trek is a grand introduction to the Annapurna Himalayas and ethnic local culture.
Overview of the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Firstly, the trip begins as you arrive in Kathmandu where you explore the city and prepare for the trek. Also, you can tour around the UNESCO world heritage sites in the valley. Then, you drive to another famous tourist location in the country to Pokhara. You can also explore Pokhara and visit places like Davis Falls, Tal Barahi Temple, and Phewa Lake. Next, a short drive takes you to Nayapul from where the trek begins. The trek heads uphill and passes villages like Tikhedhunga and Ulleri.
Further, the trail enters a dense forest of rhododendron trees and continues north. This forested trail leads you to Ghorepani- a Gurung and Magar village. From here you hike to Poonhill viewpoint and enjoy the vista of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges along with Mt. Fish Tail (6993m). Then, the trek resumes on the trail to the Annapurna Base Camp. Crossing Tadapani and Chhomrong, you will continue to Dovan. En route, you can also visit the Hinku Cave and trek to Himalaya. Further, you trek north to reach the Machhapuchhre Base Camp before trekking to ABC. Once at base camp of Annapurna you find yourself in midst of impressive snowy peaks including Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna south, Hiumchuli, tent peak, Gangapurna and fluted fishtail. Undoubtedly this high and glaciated wilderness sanctuary is simply breathtaking and incomparable vista of your Annapurna base camp trekking.
The trek to the Annapurna Base Camp is along a difficult trail and heads west. At the base camp, you can enjoy the vista of the Annapurna Himalayas. You can also relish the view of the Annapurna I (8091m) along with other mountains in Fish Tail and Lamjung Himal ranges. After exploring the base camp, you will begin the return trek. You will begin trekking south and first head to Jhinu Danda. Here, you can enjoy the natural hot springs before heading to Nayapul. Finally, you return to Pokhara and then get on a drive to Kathmandu.
Extra Info on the ABC Trek difficulty
The trek to Annapurna Base Camp is of moderate difficulty. So, trekkers should have a good physical condition for the trek. Also, the autumn and spring seasons are the perfect time to do the trek. At Mountain Monarch Adventure, we are always keen to serve our clients with the best services. The facilities we provide on the trips are sure to make the trip safe and secure. We also have a great team with skilled guides and reliable porters to ensure your lifetime adventure holiday to the Annapurna base camp in Nepal.