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Why Annapurna Base Camp is a great Trek?

Posted On:Monday, October 21, 2019

Annapurna Base Camp is the lap of the world’s 10th highest mountain peak. Every year thousands of adventure seekers mark their footprint in this land. Hiking to the base camp of this giant mountain Mt. Annapurna I is quite challenging. This trek follows the second largest city of Pokhara, Nepal, and local villages like Ghandruk and Chhomrong. The journey includes walking through the Rhododendron forest, Pine forest and Bamboo forest on the bank of Modi Khola to reach the ABC is in a total of 7 to 10 days.

1: Best for Beginners

This trek is best for beginners, even for amateur trekkers as well. The highest point of this trek is 4130m. If you are thinking about adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal for a superb view 360-degree angle, then this trek is perfect for you.

Oh, and one mandatory thing- you need to have good health conditions.

You will also require the ability to walk per day for 5 to 6 hours. So we suggest you start doing basic cardio and leg exercises to prepare for the trek.

Also, you will need a strong will to be focused during the trek. And of course, passion for hiking and trekking in the Himalayas or Nature is a must.

There is no other trek like Annapurna Base Camp Trek for the view of the snow-capped mountain peaks in this elevation.

2: Mt. Machhapuchhere (Mount Fishtail)

Mt. Machhapuchhere is one of the most beautiful mountain peaks of Nepal. The beauty of this mountain peak is beyond words. There is a myth related to this mountain peak. People around this area believed that this mountain is a Holy Mountain and thus, you are not permitted to climb it.

Furthermore, the gorgeous view of Mt. Machhapuchhere is one of the most beautiful scenes you can encounter in your lifetime. Inside the Annapurna Conservation Area, Annapurna I is the Highest peak but Mt. Machhapuchhere is the major attraction of this trek.

3: Annapurna Himalaya Range.

As clear from the title of this blog, ‘Why Annapurna Base Camp is a great trek’, you are going to explore all the ranges of Annapurna Himalaya such as Mt. Annapurna I, II, III, and South Annapurna.

These mountain peaks have their own varieties and attractive beauties. Not to mention, Mt. Annapurna I is the 10th highest mountain peak in the world.

4: Local community and their culture & custom

People who reside in the Annapurna region are mostly Magar, Gurung, Thakali, and Tibetans. On the way to Annapurna Base Camp, you can come across Gurungs and Magars. The culture and custom of the Magar and Gurung communities is another attraction of this wonderful trek.