Annapurna base camp trek is the most popular trek in the Annapurna region. It is quite a short and easy trek than other high-altitude treks in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp trek incorporates diverse landscapes, flora and fauna, and local Gurung culture. This trek goes alongside rice field terrain, lush Rhododendron forest, wildlife with beautiful Annapurna ranges, and Dhaulagiri ranges.
The Annapurna Base Camp trek is known as the Annapurna sanctuary encircled by high mountains including Annapurna I (8,091 m), Machepuchre/Fishtail (6,993m) Gangapurna (7,455m) Himchuli, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna South (7219m), and many more. There are a few different routes to reach Annapurna Base Camp but Global Adventure Trekking offers the best scenic and safe from altitude sickness through Ghorepani Poon Hill. Poon Hill is the vantage viewpoint of Annapurna and others' peaks. Poon Hill is the perfect place to see Sunrise and Sunset. Starting from Nayapul is an extra advantage to all trekkers to avoid altitude sickness because it goes gradually up to Ghorepani and gradually down to Chumrung then again gradually up to Machapuchre Base Camp and Annapurna base camp. For more in detail please see the map and itinerary that we have produced by our experts.
Best time for Annapurna base camp trek
Of course, Nepal is for all-season but March to May (Spring) is the super nice time of the year for the Annapurna Base camp trek. In spring, it showcases many beautiful flowers including Nepal National flower Rhododendron, Orchid, white Magnolias, Blue Irises, and many more, the chirping birds make this time extraordinary. September to November (autumn) is a pleasant time to do it. There is no layer of clouds and everything is very clear like turquoise. The blue sky, twinkling stars, sky towering mountain, neither hot nor cold weather in the autumn season. The Monson (Jun-August) is cloudy and rainy most of the time. The path is more slippery and flooding. December –February is the cold season and there will be piles of snow on the path it is the calmest season to trek.
Annapurna Base camp trek route
There are 2 routes to trek to Annapurna Base camp (ABC). All routes coincide in Chhumrung and follow the same path to ABC. Global Adventure plans a detour to Ghorepani poon hill. Of course, taking shorter routes causes plus or minus ¾ days. Our below itinerary is the suggested route to be on the safe side and enjoy the trips!
Annapurna base camp trek permit and fees
Annapurna conservation is a successful conservation project. Taking a tour and trek into the conservation we have to obtain the below permits, which will be arranged by Global Adventure. Our offer price is very much competitive and we give you the value of it. We make all hassle-free ABC treks, providing an experienced trek guide, Porters, all necessary permits, all-mountain accommodation, fresh and hygienic meals, transportation, and the achievement certificate!
Required permit for Annapurna trek
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS-Card)
- Annapurna Conservation Entry permit
- As for the necessary trek equipment please see the essential information section on the right-hand side
A 9-day Annapurna Base camp trek is the best rewarding experience and many people take this tour. Annapurna base camp is also called Annapurna sanctuary trek. Detour to Ghorepani Poon Hill is the best place to visit for sunrise. It is quite an easy and short trek rather than any other high-altitude trek in Nepal.