- November 3, 2019
Annapurna base camp trek difficulty
Annapurna base camp trek is a relatively moderate trail even for the beginner traveler. In this trekking takes you the feet of Machhapuchera (Fish Tail) and Annapurna mountain range. Along the way to the base camp trek, you will be amazed by nature and diversified landscape. Although the Annapurna base camp trek difficulty to the trek.
The Annapurna base trek can be done by the ordinary people, who are physically fit, strong, and healthy people. We don’t need to more preparation for the accommodation and food as well as practice for the trek. On the way to trek, there are many more tea houses, they will provide better service, so it will make us more comfortable with the adventurous trek.
Annapurna trekking offers a closer view of the popular mount Annapurna first above the eight thousand miter height and several others above the Seven thousand meter height Mountain as well as Fishtail.
While starting our journey from the Pokhara, we could be a stunning view of the mountain range as well as a beautiful environment decorated by nature. The trek starts from the low land of hilly areas, the fascinating agricultural field, many more villages; we had to pass through the ethnic Gurung and Magar village that shows the ancient unique culture and lifestyle.
There are many ways to reach on Annapurna base camp trek. It will depend upon the time frame of our guest. It is a far batter destination for the traveler because of the development of the infrastructure and no so far from the Kathmandu capital city of Nepal.
Why Annapurna base camp trek?
Annapurna base camp trek is the best renowned and classical trek in the world; it offers the remarkable beauty of nature. The Annapurna base camp trek provides the best opportunity of the variation along the way to base camp, beautiful landscape, charming Gurung and Magar village, greenery of the forest, alpine rhododendron and bamboo forest until our destination.
The attraction of the trek
- Breathtaking view of nature and mountain range.
- Easy access
- Moderate trekking trail
- Geographical as well as biodiversity
- Close view of the Himalayan range
- Nepali culture and tradition
- The traditional village of Gurung and Magar people
Frequents ask a question (FAQs) on the Annapurna base camp trek
How challenging Annapurna base camp trek?
The Annapurna base camp trek is a challenging job. The trekker should have dared to touch the trek in Annapurna base camp trek. Although there is some Annapurna base camp trek difficulty are as flowing:
The complexity of the trekking trail
Annapurna base camp trek is a well-known trekking route in Annapurna conservation. We are going to the Himalayan region. It is hilly areas hard and the rocky hill that makes us some difficulty on the trek. We have to walk much uphill and downhill; it is hard to walk.
You have to conscious while walking through the dirt and hockey hill. We have dedication and passion. You are here for the adventure, so you have to have an energy food and mage your time as your walking space. After, it will not be so hard to walk during the Annapurna base camp trek.
The difficulty of high altitude problem
Annapurna base camp trek is the altitude of (4140m/13550ft) from the sea level. The waking in high altitude is hard because of the altitude sickness.
High altitude trek is quite challenging. Because of the weather, altitude and thin air create such kind of problem.
Sometimes we cannot adjust with another environment, and above the 2500m height, we may face the altitude sickness problem. Thus we have to acclimatize with higher altitude.
We have to take care of the symptoms and apply the prevention of high altitude.
We have to care for dehydration and having a lot of water. Don’t use any sleeping tablets and alcohol on a higher elevation. While starting the trek, we have to take care of precautions in our minds; it will easy for the ABC trek.
The difficulty of accommodation and food
Annapurna base camp trek is a distinguish tea house trekking trail in Nepal. The treks provide a heavenly view of nature as well as the Himalayan range. It helps us to explore the Nepali culture and tradition.
The Annapurna base camp trekking trail made a tea house along the way for a guest. The hotel provides the necessary facilities for the traveler. If you are looking for a luxurious hotel, we could not find away. But they will offer organic and basic needs of food, accommodation, and drinks.
Annapurna base camp is a very famous and high season trekking trail for a lot of tourists. So very hard to find a single room during the primary trekking season. Thus we have to share with another client.
Along the trail, we have to use a sharing bathroom, and if you want a shower, you have to pay an extra amount. The lower part of the trail, we may found attach bathroom for shortening several travelers but higher altitude we didn’t find such opportunity.
Thus we have to pre-book accommodation during the peak season of trekking. You have to bring a water bottle; we can refill the purified water on the way to trek.
The difficulty of trekking experience
Experience is the most crucial element for the trekking at higher altitude. If you are doing the trek in the previous time, it will not difficult for the Annapurna base camp trek.
Annapurna base camp trek is an average level of trekking, so if you are beginner, it will vary hard; you have just physically active, fit, some practice, and dedication towards the destination.
You have to adjust to another world. So have hygienic food and take a rest along the way to digest your body at a higher altitude.
Somehow every difficulty creates an adventurous as well as a memorable journey.
Guide and porter
Guide and porter are very useful to the trek in Annapurna base camp trekking. Some of the travelers went to Annapurna base camp trek without porter and guide. But it will be tough for the help of them. If you are hiring a porter and guide, it will be safer for trekking.
The guide will be leading your journey, and he will provide the information on the trek route as well as Nepali culture and lifestyle. It will easy for your travel to communicate with Nepali people and understand the tradition of our culture.
You are here for the adventure, and you have to free from the burden and problem of the trek. So guide and porter are an essential part of your trek.
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The difficulty of Peak season in Annapurna base camp trek
Autumn and spring season are the peak season of the Annapurna base camp trek. Autumn season covers the month (September October and November) and spring season fall under (March, April, and May). This is the perfect season for the Annapurna base camp trek; even there is some difficulty during:
- Crowded trekking trail
- Difficult to find accommodation
- Because of the high season, for the meantime, we have to stay in line for food
- A bit expensive in peak season than the office season trek
- Solo trekker cannot found a room maybe they have to share with other guests
- A hotel could not provide the proper service
The difficulty of the off-season trek in Annapurna base camp
Off-season trek refers to the winter (December, January, and February) and summer (June, July, August) season trek.
Winter season difficulty:
Annapurna base camp trek is challenging in the winter season. Who doesn’t have time in season time, they will prefer the winter season, but there are some changes in this season. We cannot predict the weather condition even in the peak season of the trek. Although some difficulty during this season. These are as follows:
- This is snowing time and very cold for the trek
- The weather may change anytime
- Lower altitude may find accessible accommodation but in higher altitude open some tea house so it will
- difficult to find a room.
- The nighttime temperature will be falling dawn -20 degrees Celsius; we cannot sleep well.
- Risk of avalanche comes from the mountain
Summer season difficulty
Summer season is a rainy time in Nepal. The season is sweltering and warm. Most of the days are heavy raining, and we could not walk comfortably. May disturb the view of the mountain range. We could not get clear weather and a good view of nature. Thus some difficulty of the Annapurna base camp trekking is as flows:
- Any time can be rain
- The whole day rain, the path was a sleeper, and we cannot make a comfortable journey
- Because of the poor visibility, we cannot get a good view
- The hotel will not provide excellent service
- Higher altitude hard to find accommodation because of the low season, and only one hotel can open.
- Leeches create a problem to bite our bodies.
- Chance of landslide in hilly area and ambulance in higher altitude
- Few trekkers along the way to Annapurna base camp
- Thus some problem occurs during the summer season. But we have to think about the solution while staring at a trek.
How to avoid the Annapurna base camp trek difficulty?
Trekker should walk your own pace; you are here for the adventure, so you have to take a rest for the physical balance.
- Do some basic training while starting the journey of the trek
- Choose the best time to trek for the fantastic view of snow-capped mountain
- Arrange the porter guide service
- Drink plenty of water, don’t use alcohol and smoke in higher altitude trek
- Acclimatized in a different environment
- Having organic and energy food, choc let and drink
- Bring first aid box; if you have any problem during the trek, it will be beneficial for the trek
- You have to flow the guide and porter along the way; you may lose the Himalayan path
- Pre-book accommodation, if you are a trek in peak season
The Annapurna base camp trek is a moderate trekking trail for the beginner traveler. If you are a dedicated and peaceful mind, it will be easy to trek along the way. You do not need any training if you are physically fit and active. It will be possible pleasant movement trek.
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