Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the major peaks of the western portion of the great Annapurna Himalaya, Annapurna South, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna, Ganagapurna, Annapurna 3 and Machhapuchhare and including Annapurna first 8091 meters are arranged almost exactly in a circle about 10 miles in diameter with a deep glacier enclosed field at the center of trekking in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp is a high glacial basin lying north of Pokhara. This magnificent amphitheatre is called a “sanctuary” because of its natural serenity, beauty and the divine presence of the Hindu goddesses Annapurna and Gangapurna. From this glacier basin, known as the Annapurna base camp trek (Annapurna sanctuary trek), the Modi Khola way south in a narrow ravine fully 12 thousand ft. deep. This isolated cirque of peaks can only be approached by one route, a deep gorge that carves into the fortress of mountains between Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli. Many of the peaks are over 7000m, including the famous twin-peaked Machapuchare, as well as Annapurna I and lll, Annapurna South, Gangapurna and Glacier Dome. Further south, the ravine opens up into a wide and fruitful valley, the domain of the Gurungs. The center and upper portions of Modi Khola offer some of the best short routes for trekking in Nepal and the valley is situated so that these treks can be easily joint with treks into the Kali Gandaki (Kali Gandaki is name of the river in Nepal) region to the west. The majestic scenery makes the trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), commonly known as Annapurna Sanctuary trek, one of the most popular treks in Nepal. The middle and upper portions of Modi Khola offer some of the best short trekking routes in Nepal, and the valley is located so that these treks can be easily combined with treks into the Kali Gandaki region to the west. Mt. Annapurna, one of the most magnificent peaks in the world. The trail takes you through fascinating traditional villages of Nepal’s ethnic communities of the Gurung, Magar, and Thakali who will greet you very warmly if you cared to stop for a conversation. In spite of the great heights of the surrounding peaks and ice walls, the valley floor between 12,000 and 14,000 ft. can provide comfortable camping spots in good weather. Enjoy mountain views, thick bamboo and rhododendron forests and a mix of cultures.
Annapurna base camp trekking (ABC) route has only possibility via Machhapuchhare Base Camp (MBC) in the huge Sanctuary amphitheater. The principal peaks of the western portion of the great Annapurna Himal, including Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna, Ganagapurna, Annapurna 3 and Machhapuchhare, are arranged almost precisely in a circle about 10 miles in diameter with a deep glacier-covered amphitheater at the center. Here, at 4,000m, you will be surrounded by an immense and breathtaking wall of rock and ice from 6500m to 8,091m. Accommodation is plentiful and apart from Nepali food, many places offer Tibetan, Continental, Italian and Indian dishes plus hot showers. Spring and Autumn are the best season to trek, though Mountain Mart Trek-adventure team make it happen for season comfortably. From this glacier basin, known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, the Modi Khola knifes its way south in a narrow gorge fully 12,000 ft. deep. Further south, the gorge opens up into a wide and fertile valley, the domain of the Gurungs. The quicker down-journey requires only two nights; with a visit to the hot springs at Jhinu Danda where get hot spring ejnoy but in the period of monsoon is close because hot spring in Jhinu is just side of rive, so river is getting up in monsoon. Trekking in Annapurna provides you with unparalleled access to spectacular horizons of snowy peaks, and the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek combines some of the most fantastic mountain scenery with a fascinating insight into the life of middle hill Nepalese. This is one of the most beautiful treks that combine easy walking with majestic scenery and a mix of cultures unmatched by any other treks in Nepal. The trail starts from lowland villages and rice terraces deep into the Annapurna Himal. The glaciated and snow covered peaks of the Sanctuary form a spectacular barrier. Dazzling views confront us as we trek up through the last permanent settlements to the Machapuchare Base Camp (3729m) where we are rewarded with superb views of ‘Fishtail’ mountain. While here we will also visit the Annapurna South Base camp. The trail finally stumbles across moraines and reaches Annapurna Sanctuary from where you will see undeniably beautiful and unimaginable 360 degree views of the Annapurna mountain ranges. As you gradually climb uphill, the peaks of Annapurna south and Hiunchuli emerge from behind the foothills. Pastures and cultivated fields soon give way to deep forests of oak, bamboo and rhododendron.
The trail takes us through an ever-changing landscape of rice fields, misty forests and lowland local villages to the glacier. It offers a fine opportunity to surround oneself with Himalayan peaks and to witness the glacier basin of Annapurna Sanctuary formed by Annapurna, Machhapurchre. Annapurna base camp will be even more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. Annapurna base camp is a true classic, amidst some highest and spectacular mountains in the world. You will reach two popular base camps, Machhapuchare and Annapurna Base camp. This used to be a complicated trek due to problems with food and lodging. However, there are now many facilities between Ghandruk and Annapurna Base Camp along this trail only used by trekkers. Annapurna base camp trail give you beautiful views of Himalaya range including Machapuchare, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Peak, Gangapurna. Our Annapurna base camp trek will be begins from Nepal’s most beautiful city Pokhara. Annapurna base camp trek is a moderate type tea house trek of Annapurna region. Annapurna Base Camp can be approached by at least three different routes. Here we have described one of three options. This trekking will be even more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. Wonder trip can be done anytime of the year except during the monsoons. Annapurna is one of the most magnificent peaks in the world. The glaciated and snow covered peaks of the Sanctuary form a spectacular barrier .Dazzling views confront us as we trek up through the last permanent settlements to the Machapuchare Base Camp (3729m) where we are rewarded with superb views of ‘Fishtail’ mountain. While here we will also visit the Annapurna South Base camp. Annapurna sceneries seen throughout this trek grace the landscape of the Himalayas where imagination defines the beauty of nature as an experience that can never be forgotten. The hike continues through dense rhododendron forest with towering snowy peaks in the background. The return walk is even more interesting as the trek winds around different ridges towards Ghorepani, where you witness breathtaking views of an early morning sunrise where a red halo seeps through glistening gaps over the snow capped peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains. The sceneries seen throughout this trek grace the landscape of the Himalayas where imagination defines the beauty of nature as an experience that can never be forgotten. Best season for Annapurna base camp trek are March to May and September to December. If given itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays. If you interested to join a group sees our fix departure date and availability. Base camp trekking arranges Private Annapurna base camp trek any time in season. If you need more information about Annapurna base camp trek fell free to contact us.