How long is the trek?
We can make the Annapurna Panorama trek from 3 days to 11 days of Hiking. The duration depends on where to end the trip.
How to get Annapurna region & away?
To get Annapurna region first we need to be at Pokhara, you can choose either flight or you can drive too. But from Pokhara to the trekking starting point, we’ll drive.
Can I get sectional service for a cheap price instead of a full board package?
If you prefer to have partial services rather than full-board packages, we’ve also partial services packages.
In partial services, we provide a guide, porter, trekking permits, and other services on demand. We charge USD 20 per day for the Local Guide, USD 18 per day for strong porters, and USD 50 per person for the Permits.
How hard is Annapurna Base Camp trek?
Comparing the Everest Base Camp trek to the Annapurna Base Camp trek, the former is a more simpler hike. The reasons for this include that hiking to Annapurna Base Camp requires fewer days of walking, reaching altitudes of no more than 4,130m (13,550 ft), and spending the least amount of time possible at higher altitudes. Additionally, compared to the EBC walk, the air in the Annapurna region has more oxygen due to the lush trees at low altitudes. The Annapurna Base Camp trip begins at an elevation of 800 meters (2,625 feet), providing enough time for acclimatization.
Although the EBC journey may be easier than the Annapurna Base Camp climb, both treks demand a similar degree of fitness. Since the trek is just a long hike on low elevations across the verdant slopes of the Annapurna massif's southern flank, hikers do not need technical experience, rock climbing, or mountaineering skills. The trek is only strenuous because to its length of 9 days, which includes lots of uphill and downhill walking (11 days when arrival and departure are included). If you don't have much time, you can complete the walk in 7 days by taking the quicker route.
Who am I traveling with?
You'll be on the road with people from all around the world who share your interests. As a result, there is no upper age limit for participating in this walk, but we are very worried about your level of physical, mental, and hiking experience fitness. We make every effort to form groups with people who are in the same age range as ourselves so that everyone can hike at a similar speed and make the journey together easier.
While trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, would I lose weight?
According to your well planned itinerary, you will typically be eating wholesome, balanced meals that are readily available on the route. For hikers, losing 7–10% of body weight is not uncommon, although it also depends on the hiker's appetite and other circumstances. Most experienced trekkers are able to consume a nutritious diet, get enough sleep, and properly acclimate their bodies to the altitude in order to make up for the weight loss. All climbers are always encouraged to eat as much as they can, for which we prepare a well balanced meal, and to sleep soundly so that they can get enough rest.
How cold is Annapurna Base Camp ?
Different seasons of the year bring very different weather conditions at Annapurna Base Camp. The spring season, which lasts from March through May, is pleasant, with daytime highs of 17 to 20°C (63 to 68°F) and cool evenings and early mornings. The summer or monsoon season lasts from June through August and is characterized by torrential downpours, thundershowers, humid days, and daytime highs of 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). The best time of year to hike to Annapurna Base Camp is in the fall (September to November), when the weather is more predictable and steady than in other seasons. The average daytime temperature is 15 to 17°C (59-63°F), while the lows at night and in the early mornings are 5 to 7°C (41-45°F). The coldest months are winter (December to February), when daytime highs range from 9 to 17°C (48 to 63°F), but overnight lows can drop as low as 0°C (32°F). The best time of year to experience snowfall and breath-taking mountain views is during the winter.
Should I take Diamox Annapurna Base Camp trek?
Diamox is a drug that is typically administered to avoid altitude sickness rather than to treat its symptoms. Compared to the Everest base camp journey, the Annapurna base camp trek carries a lower risk of altitude sickness. However, as a precaution, we shall start by giving you the medication. There is no need to be concerned because your trekking guides have many Diamox medicines and first aid supplies. It is advised to discuss any allergic reactions or side effects you may experience with your doctor.
What symptoms indicate altitude sickness?
The first symptoms typically appear 12 to 24 hours after reaching high altitudes. The symptoms of altitude sickness vary depending on its severity. Mild, transient altitude sickness symptoms include lightheadedness, exhaustion, appetite loss, trouble sleeping, a general lack of energy, and shortness of breath. These symptoms can occasionally be accompanied by headaches, nausea, and vomiting.
Is Mount Everest visible from Annapurna Base Camp?
Unfortunately, the Annapurna base camp has no views of Mount Everest. While Annapurna is located in the western portion of the Himalayan range, Everest is located to the east. Instead, you can take in the breathtaking vistas of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and a number of other Annapurna ranges while you go.
What drinking water options are there in the Annapurna region?
Water can be purchased in mineral water bottles from stores located along the trails. Another way to purify tap or stream water before drinking is by carrying reusable water bottles and several types of water filtration chemicals. Bottles of water can be refilled at the teahouses or in the numerous streams and rivers that can be found along the walk. We advise you to consume boiled water while you are at your lodge. Those who are adamant on drinking nothing but mineral water should be prepared to spend more money, as the cost of bottled water increases as you move higher up.
What is the cost of the treks to Annapurna Base Camp?
There is no exact calculation for the cost of Annapurna base camp, however it often costs between $1200 to $3500 per person. The route to the base camp of the tenth-highest peak in the world depends on a number of variables, including the operator's reputation and brand name. It also depends on the time of year you want to visit, the amenities you need, the quality of the lodging and dining alternatives, and other factors.