The Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek 12N 13D offers a lifetime experience of traveling in the marvelous mountains with fantastic opportunities to view spectacular horizons of magnificent snowy peaks, glaciers, wildlife and lush green alpine meadows. This trek overlooks the challenges in the Annapurna region and base camp area and awards the travelers with terrific views of some of the highest mountains in the world including Annapurna Massifs, and other popular mountains like Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, etc. This is another highly recommended trekking in Nepal and is one of the most popular treks in the world.
This Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) with 12 Nights 13 Days package starts off from Kathmandu with a drive to Pokhara and Nayapul, the later is where our actual trek begins and ends. En route our trek, we will cross several major check-points like Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Bamboo, Dovan and even Machhhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC), before reaching Annapurna Base Camp at 4130m. The trail of our trek penetrates numerous valleys, ridges and brides, rivers, vibrant alpine forests of rhododendron, bamboos, oaks, etc. and even gives us the opportunities to spot the mountain wildlife as well. We will spend a night on ABC and explore the vista to the fullest. Our return trail will be the same as arrival; from Chhomrang, we proceed to Jhinu Danda, Siwai, Syauli Bazaar and Birethanti to reach Nayapul- the pick-up point to return Pokhara. We will spend another night in Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu. Even there are varieties of trekking in the Annapurna region with different routes and trails, this trek is more concentrated in the ABC with a direct route and is more flexible for customization as per one’s interest and need.
This incredible journey to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek 12N 13D is designed for all those who can walk in the mountain terrains for at least 5-7 hours a day. The primary goal of this trek is to perceive the Annapurna South from the base camp at 4130m and get the opportunity to enjoy the vantage point at Annapurna Sanctuary and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Base Camp (MBC). This trek brings you some of the greatest views of massive peaks up front as close as one can get without conquering these peaks which is why this wonderful venture attaining its popularity atop others.
The mid-hills cultural areas inhabited by the Gurung, Magar, Brahmin and Chhetri castes, Dramatic views of Annapurna and fishtail on the way to and from Base Camp. We get to behold a whole range of bio-diversity on the trails & conserved wildlife and vegetation, with a natural hot spring. This is a trek that stirs your natural emotions for the wild…
This Annapurna Base Camp ABC Trek is based on a combination of road trips and trekking. The trip can always be customized according to the requirements with addition or deduction of the trip days to suit one’s comfort and also altering the mode of transportation as per your travel duration and to reduce exhaustion.
Summary of the Season and Weather in Annapurna Base Camp
Spring: March, April, May: Calm and Clear – Best time to trek ABC
Summer: June, July, August: Monsoon – Less favorable, heavy rainfall, deteriorating weather.
Autumn: September, October, November: Post Monsoon, mostly clear and stable – Popular season for trekking to ABC, intermittent rainfall is expected, Also best for trekking.
Winter: December, January, February: Cold, snowy, stable, dry, foggy – Offseason, less trekking activities in ABC.