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Annapurna base camp trek is a moderate type of trek that is relatively easy even for unseasoned trekkers. It is an amazing walk through the diverse landscapes and unique culture complete with rich mountain panorama, terrace fields, local Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. The trek takes you to the feet of wonderful Annapurna Mountain. Annapurna Base Camp (4,310m) lies on the Annapurna Region in the North West of Nepal. Annapurna base camp trek is most popular trekking destinations in Nepal, here you can ensure full adventure without technical ascend to the Himalayan region. Known for its diversified trekking trails consisting of both greens from the grassland and vegetation to whites from the Himalayan massifs, Annapurna is visited by hundreds of trekkers every year. Some cherish it for its diverse beauty while some cherish it for the warm hearted and welcoming locals. The trek starts from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga at the hilly topography. You need to cross 3200 steeps on the way to Ghorepani Poon hill these steps will test your ability of this trek. Next you will cross several villages to reach high elevation, The two days trek in the high altitude will be a bit difficulties for trekkers but majestic vista of this region will not even give you time to think about difficulties.

Considering Annapurna base camp difficulty level, it is regarded as an easy trek. Since Annapurna Base Camp Trek doesn’t demand any advanced physical fitness level, normal person with a good health condition can go for this trek. Trekkers still need to work on taking precautions, being aware of the current situation and be prepared for the trek. In fact this trek is not a difficulty trek. It is accessible to all age groups even for children and older people. Annapurna trekking is famous for a closer view of high Himalayas above 7000meters.This trek is absolutely magnificent and quite easy in terms of the altitude but constant up and down in the Himalaya might be a challenge.

Annapurna base camp trek provides you the 360 degree panorama of snowy mountains and Machhapuchhare (Fishtail) Base Camp which is an extra bonus for this trek. This trek is one of the comfortable destinations for travelers. This moderate trek sometime becomes strenuous for those who are not healthy and physically fit. Average amount of fitness and prior walking practice is needed to take full advantage of the trek.  You can get local accommodations every few hours of hike, here you can take rest, and you can sleep if you are tired of walking. It takes about 5-6 hours of walking per day. However, the altitude climb is gradual and the height of the base camp of Annapurna is only 4,130 meters that allows a fairly easy acclimatization. The trek may be tiring but it’s a worthwhile experience. Just be slow and steady. One must have to be aware of altitude sickness which may arrive at a certain altitude. Some people often experiences headaches and nausea, the Sherpa’s are available with you to help you out and guide you towards uphill over 3000 meters. Annapurna base camp trek is the perfect and amazing destination to experience the low risk but a life changing adventure with full of unexplainable accomplishments.

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Author: Treks Planner Nepal

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