How difficult is the Annapurna base camp trek

How difficult is the Annapurna base camp trek

How difficult is the Annapurna base camp trek is often querying and simply answers is Annapurna base camp trekking difficulty level is moderate to strenuous. Trek to Annapurna base camp doesn’t required previous trekking experience but good physical fitness is essential. Trekking in Annapurna base camp for beginners is perfect way to explore the world’s 12th highest mountain base camp 4130 meters with in one week trekking holidays in Nepal. Annapurna base camp hiking is a perfect balance between the more extreme Everest Base Camp trek , Manaslu base camp trek, Kanchenjunga base camp trek and Makalu base camp trek route. Always worthwhile to treks in Annapurna base camp with a professional licensed holder Nepal trekking guide to ensure the secured journeys.  Annapurna base camp trekking permit issue through the registered Nepal trekking companies along with your color passport size photo. we probe into the various facets of the Annapurna Base Camp trekking difficulty.

Since Annapura trekking opened in 1977 , Annapurna base camp trekking tour become one of the most popular trekking destination in Annapurna region. 4 years old Baby boy from America has been successfuly done ABC trekking in Nepal through Himalaya Journey Trekking on 11th october 2012. It means Trekking to Annapurna base camp fit for childrens too.

How difficult is the Annapurna base camp trek ?

Weather and Temperature of Annapurna base camp treking route 

Weather in the Annapurna trekking trails can be unpredictable. Specially during the trekking in Nepal Himalayas weather rapidly change from sunny to cloudy as well as temperature. If sunny day while hiking in Annapurna base camp temperature will be + 8 to 16 degree Celsius and during the night + 2 , 3 or sometime minus 10 degree Celsius , it is depend on weather.

Annapurna base camp trekking Grade

Annapurna base camp trek grade is moderate to difficult  which take travelers up to an elevation of 4,130m/13,549ft.  Annapurna base camp treks route is challenging, up and down  steep and rugged trails and walking over stone stairs. Hiking through  Annapurna conservation area (ACAP) with eye catching majestic Himalayan views  and need walk 5-6 hours each day from one to next destination.

Annapurna base camp trekking trails 

Trekking to Annapurna base camp is really exciting trip through the beautiful Gurung village of Nepal. From the begging to end of the trek trails need to up hill and down hill way to explore the Annapurna base camp trekking route so need to have trekking poles to avoid the knee ache.  Need to walk in slow pace but continuation make your trip to Annapurna base camp success and unforgettable journeys in Nepal Himalayas.

Annapurna base camp trek distance 

Total Annapurna base camp trekking distance is 112 kilometers from Pokhara to Pokhara but if you extend the trip to Annapurna Ghorepani poon hill trek route need to walk 43 kilometers from Chhomorung via Ghorepani to Nayapul.  12 days Annapurna base camp trek is one of the suitable options for the trekkers but short Annapurna base camp trek  available as per trekkers wish and holiday frame.

Physical Fitness and mental prepare

Good physical fitness is essential trekking in Annapurna base camp . No previous trekking experience is essential and simply say that Annapurna base camp trip package fit for all age group trekkers and adventure seekers. It is good treks routs in Nepal for the children too.  Mental prepare is most key point to success the trip to Annapurna base camp. Where is will there is plan so Annapurna base camp  hiking trip doable around the year as per travelers choice without Himalayan high passes trek in Nepal.

Packing list for Annapurna base camp trek
  • Trekking bag pack
  • Waterproof cover for a daypack
  • Water bottles or hydration bladder (i.e., CamelBak)
  • Sleeping bag rated to -18°C/ 0°F (available for rental if you’re trekking Everest Base Camp through Himalaya Journey Trekking )
  • Trekking poles
  • Trekking boots
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Lightweight water filter or iodine water tablets (personal preference)
  • Hand warmers
  • Travel pillow or pillowcase
  • Sleeping bag
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional) Moisture-wicking long-sleeve t-shirts (2)
  • Moisture-wicking short-sleeve t-shirt (1)
  • Heavy fleece or down jacket
  •  Gortex or waterproof jacket with hood
  •  Windbreaker
  •  Rain poncho
  •  Fleece pants
  • Trekking pants (2)
  •  Hiking shorts (1)
  • Waterproof pants
  • Long underwear (2)
  • Underwear (10)
  • Light inner gloves/glove liners
  • Insulated wool or down mittens/gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Neck gaiter or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Wool hat or balaclava (should cover ears)
Conclusion :

Annapurna base camp trekking tour is one of the most exciting treks in Annapurna region to explore the beautiful Machhapuchhare / Fishtail base camp and Annapurna base camp with eye catching Himalayan views of Annapurna , Dhauaglri and Lamjung Himalayan range. Do Annapurna base camp tour once in a life time with memorable travel experience of Nepal Himalayas. Autumn and spring seasons are best time trek in Annapurna base camp with professionalNepal trekking guide. Suggested all the  travelers  do the  Trek to Nepal  Annapurna base camp  through government registered local Nepal trekking company recommended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya. 

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