7 Reasons why you must trek the Annapurna Base Camp trek in 2020
The Himalayan country, Nepal, is replete with the natural wonders. There are myriad of enigmatic trips and tours to go for during trekking season. That is the one reason why thousands of trekking enthusiasts from every corners of the world visit Nepal for adventurous treks and tours. Beside that, cultural diversity of Nepal – rich festivals, unique dances and costumes, etc – evokes every trekker’s warm heart to return to Nepal for various adventures. Ironically, this same reason might overwhelm many trekkers while choosing the bet matching trip for any given time. To help this out, our team at Nepal treks and Tour have highlighted some of the best reasons to go for Annapurna Base Camp trek in the year 2020. These reasons will explain why the trek has attracted the hearts and minds of many more trekkers all across the globe in 7 clear points. In fact, more than 60% of total foreigners opt for trekking or at least visiting the Annapurna region.
1. The panoramic views of Annapurna
The georgious vies of the mighty Annapurna massif and its surrounding mountains makes the journey to the Annapurna Base Camp absolutely awe-inspiring in terms of heart capturing natural beauty. From the inception point of the trek, Pokhara, stunning views of the mountains like Machhapuchre and the Nilgiri along with the massif Annapurna Himalayan range enhances the beautiful skline in a spectacular way.
2. The Vantage point – Poonhill
Poonhill is the most popular view points of the entire Annapurna Region. From this point, you can have the dramatic panoramic views of the Annapurna Himal. Particularly, in the early morning, nature-loving trekkers gather at this vantage point to view and feel the warmth of amazing sunrise over the snow sparkling white mountain peaks, which gradually changes into a cascade of molten ember.
3. Annapurna Sanctuary
The Annapurna Base Camp is also refereed as the Sanctuary trek because in this route, we walk along the protected area’s track. The Sanctuary has been able to naturally protect, preserve and conserve the floral and fauna species of the region along with its pristine environment and the local ethnic culture. That is the main reason that the place is considered as one of the most beautiful sanctuaries in the entire world. Placed aboe the height of 4,000 meters, the Sanctuary is plateau-shaped like an egg with the ring of Annapurna mountains in its surrounding proximity. During your trek, you will be able to perceive flourishing Himalayan ecosystem comprising of lush woodlands juxtaposed with drier terrains.
4. Abundance in cultural ethnicity
During your trek, you will encounter small settlements and villages of Guring and Magar communities with their idiosyncratic culture. Observe their life in short while will make you wonder the truths of life and the glimpse of inner happiness making your whole trip not just an adventurous trekking but also a spiritually awakening journey.
5. Annapurna Base Camp trek grading level: a relatively moderate trip
Particularly fit for those trekkers looking for comparatively convenient trip. This trek rearely makes you go through High Altitude Sickness. Despite of having lots of uphill and wonhill paths, the trekking trails are relative easier with virtually zero rough terrain.
6. Plenty of comfortable tea-houses
In most of the other treks, it is not surprising to experience shortage of good accommodation during trek. However, in Annapurna base camp Trek, there are plenty of lodges and tea-houses. And the best part, they are quite comfortable and full of adequate facilities. This advantage will definitely make this trek easy to go for.
7. Annapurna Base Camp – the snowy amphitheater
This trek takes you towards the heart of Annapurna Range, an awe-inspiring amphitheater of ice. The Annapurna Base Camp is itself a magnificent structure, a secret Himalaya of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The narrow trail towards this most spectacular Himalayan Amphitheater.