Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a popular trek located in the lap of the Annapurna Himalaya. This hike offers breathtaking views and travels through many towns and Poon Hill. You can see six massive peaks of the Himalayas – the Annapurna massif is located in the northern region of Nepal and the Annapurna base camp trek is a fantastic opportunity to experience the Himalayan giants. When you arrive in Ghandruk, you will be able to see unobstructed views of Machapuchare Peak, Annapurna South, and other surrounding peaks. Mount Machapuchare is an exquisite peak in the mountain range and this peak is also popularly known as Fishtail Mountain because of its shape. The locals believe that it is an abode of Lord Shiva. From Machapuchare base camp, you can get great views of Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, and Hiunchuli. At Mount Annapurna Base Camp, one can enjoy the surrounding views of the mountain peaks from one of the few mountain huts. The breathtaking views of the Annapurna Glacier are on the opposite side, alongside the mighty glacier called Gangapurna, Gandharvachuli, and Machapuchare. Protrek Adventure offersthe best experience in the Annapurna base camp Trek 9 days and 12 days. Enjoy the real
beauty of the Himalayan mountains in this trek to the base of Mount Annapurna.
When is the best time to trek Annapurna Base Camp?
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a year round hike. Spring and fall are primarily considered an important season for hiking in this region. Spring is the preferred time to hike in the Annapurna region if one is looking for beautiful mountain views and breathtaking landscapes. However, the monsoon season is not the best option due to heavy rains and mostly dark clouds. You definitely don't want to be in the mountains with little to no views of the surrounding mountain peaks! It is important to make sure you are well prepared for the trek before arriving in Kathmandu with all the necessary gear. Properly packing your gear for the seasons can make your trip that much more comfortable and enjoyable!
Annapurna Base Camp Height
Annapurna Base Camp is located at an altitude of 4130m / 13,550ft. The hike gives you unparalleled access to spectacular views of the Annapurna Mountain range. You will see the five giants Annapurna I, II, III, IV and Annapurna South in the region, all above 7000 meters. The base camp of Machapuchare is 3700 meters. Machapuchare Base Camp (MBC) is on the way to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). The hike to the base camp starts from Nayapul at 1100 m. Walking to Ghandruk at 2010 m and later to Chhomrung at 2600 m. Mixed trails further on until reaching Dovan at 2500m, followed by a climb to Machapuchare base camp at 3700m before reaching the beautiful Mount Annapurna base camp at 4130m. Are you ready to hike the iconic Annapurna Base Camp trail? The hike through the Annapurna Base Camp region will leave you fascinated and wanting more! Our itinerary allows you to experience the region, its unique cultures, and the spectacular Himalayan landscapes. Take a look at this to learn more about the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.