About Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp trek is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary trek, at an elevation of 4130m is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp trek takes you to the base camp of the Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), the 10th highest mountain in the world. This trek gives an opportunity to witness the close-up view of incredibly beautiful peaks of Annapurna Mountain Range including Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937m), Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Machhapuchhare (6998m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m) and many more.
Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek commences from Nayapul. The first few days of the trek involve uphill trekking which is the hardest part of this trek. It is an amazing walk through diverse landscapes, terrace fields, lush rhododendron forest, and shrubs with Annapurna Mountain Range in view most the times. The trails guarantee you fun and pleasure with its immense nature and unidentifiable calmness. The trail passes through culturally opulent villages and is a great trek to taste the exotic culture and tradition of ancient Gurung villages including Ghandruk, Landruk, Chommrong, Deurali, and Ghorepani.
The trek to Annapurna base camp is very pleasant during the spring season as the rhododendron flower blossom in the spring season making the mountains very colourful. This trek takes you to Poon hill (3210m) one of the popular sites to capture the astonishing sunrise view over the Himalayas of Nepal. As the sunlight touches the summits of these Himalayan giants slowly begin to appear like magic, before your eyes. Anyone who has immense love towards nature and beautiful landscapes will never forget this astounding experience.
The trek itself is not particularly strenuous. Due to its popularity, the accommodation throughout the trial is comfortable and easily available.