Three highlights of Annapurna base camp trek1 year ago Post By : RKC
Annapurna is one of the busiest trekking regions in Nepal. A huge number of tourist come to visit Nepal to explore the beauty of the Himalayas and mountains in which Annapurna base camp trek is one of them. The Annapurna base camp trek was the first commercial trekking route in Nepal and from all over the world a group of trekkers come to visit Annapurna region to see what it’s all about. The highlights of Annapurna base camp trek have been attracting many tourists to the base of Annapurna Mountain. With a towering height of 8091m, Annapurna is the tenth highest mountain in the world. It was first overcome in 1950 and since then it has been attracting many climbers from all over the world. Annapurna trek is quite easy and shorter trek than other high altitude treks in Nepal. This trek includes diverse terrain, culture, and wildlife. You can experience the most spectacular and close up view of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhare, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri. The trek owes its popularity to the incredible Himalayan views, with frequent lodges along the way. If you are visiting the Annapurna area this trekking season, here are three major highlights not to miss along the trial.
Annapurna base camp:
Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most popular trek destinations. Abc trekking includes a spectacular sunrise and sunset views over Annapurna mountain range. Trekkers are surrounded on all sides by spectacular snowcapped peaks, and you will have good views of Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, khangsar kang, tent peak and the iconic Machhapuchhare. The best way to approach the final stages of the Annapurna base camp trek is to spend the night at Machhapuchhare base camp, and early in the next morning trek for 2-3 hours up to Annapurna base camp in time to watch the sunrise over the Annapurna mountain range.
Annapurna Apple Pie:
Some would argue that the Annapurna base camp trek is a good experience as it is a natural one. All along the chain you will come across welcoming tea house serving steaming dal bhat, mouth watering Momos and the main desert of the region homemade apple pie . which is really good in taste most famous desert in the Annapurna region.
Jhinu hot springs:
A visit to the hot springs in jhinu danda works magic on your tired trekking legs and is a well-deserved break on your return trip from base camp. Jhinu itself is a delightful little settlement, set on the top of a ridge along your descent from chomrong, with a couple of lovely tea houses and pop-up craft shops. The hot springs are a 20-25 minute walk on a descending path of the river modi khola below. There are now three pools of varying temperatures, basic changing facilities, a natural shower to wash off the blood, sweat and tears from the trek and a little spot to dip your feet in the rushing and freezing waters of the Modi khola.