If you are planning for your trek to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal, here are 10 reasons that will inspire you to undertake your adventure.
1) Base Camp of 10th highest mountain in the world
Your adventure will lead you to the base camp of 10th highest mountain in the world. The base camp flaunts splendid Himalayan vista. One can enjoy the Himalayan ambiance at Annapurna’s base camp and celebrate the successful trek to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world.
2) Rhododendron Forest
Rhododendron forest in the trekking route of the Annapurna region is a beguiling factor for many trekkers. Walk and discover one of the largest rhododendron forests in the world, en route to Annapurna Base Camp. Enjoy the sheer pleasure of walking under the canopy of the rhododendron forest.
3) Ghandruk Village
Recently, CNN listed Ghandruk as one of 13 Asia’s most beautiful towns. Ghandruk village is perched beautifully and flaunts amazing Himalayan views of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, and Himalchuli. The quaint atmosphere, Himalayan views, and beautiful people and their culture are the highlights of Ghandruk village that lures every travelers.
4) Poon Hill
The remarkable highlight of your adventure to Annapurna Base Camp is Poon Hill, a vantage point to admire incredible panoramic views of the Himalayas. The views from Poon Hill are considered some of the best views in Nepal. You can embrace the picturesque Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhare, Lamjung, and Annapurna II from Poon Hill.
5) Annapurna Sanctuary
Annapurna Sanctuary, an oval-shaped plateau at an altitude above 4000m, is one of the reasons to trek to Annapurna base camp. Annapurna Sanctuary is also considered sacred by the Gurung community and believed to be the home of several deities. Surrounded by a chain of mountains, one can marvel at the panoramic view.
6) Natural Hot Spring at Jhinu Danda
Relax and soothe your body at Jhinu Danda’s natural hot spring. Jhinu Danda’s natural Hot Spring is not to be missed if you are planning to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Make sure your itinerary entails the way to Jhinu Danda.
7) Gurung hospitality
One of the significant highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek or any trek in the Annapurna region is Gurung Hospitality. You will absolutely love their warm-welcome, delectable foods, and intriguing lifestyle. Get ready to experience one of a kind and much commendable Gurung Hospitality.
8) Mountain villages of the brave Gurkha soldiers
Annapurna region boasts the beautiful villages of Gurkha soldiers. The mountain villages in the Annapurna region possess rustic charm and beauty of its own kind. The lovely people and their enticing culture will allure you. Gain insight into the lifestyle of Gurung and Magar people. Dwell in the mountainous life in the villages of Gurkha soldiers.
9) Views of Annapurna Massif, including Annapurna I (8091m)
s you walk through the beautiful trail to Annapurna Base Camp, the trail unfolds the Annapurna massif grandeur, including Annapurna I (8091m.) The panoramic view of Annapurna massif and Dhaulagiri is breath-taking. Walk above 3000m and marvel at the spectacular views of Annapurna massif.
10) Legendary trekking trail
First discovered in 1956 by British explorer Col. James O.M. ‘Jimmy’ Roberts, Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most sought-after treks in Nepal. The classic route to the base camp of Annapurna offers lifetime experience. You can embark on this beautiful trek to revel in the beauty of the world’s 10th highest mountain. Besides, there are plenty of rewards for you.