Annapurna Base Camp Trek / ABC TrekkingThe most popular route in Annapurna Region
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the very popular trekking trails in Annapurna region which is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is to the base camp of Mt. Annapurna. It offers the finest view of Annapurna I (8091m.), Mt. Fang (7647m.), Gangapurna (7454m), Annapurna South (7273m.), Mt. Fishtail (6997m.), and Glacier Dome. The approach to the base camp is through Modi Khola valley.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is full of natural beauty including beautiful forest of rhododendron, oak, pine and many other trees. The flowering vegetation along the way makes anyone feel it is the natural garden. The exploration of unique culture of Magar and Gurung ethnicity is another aspect of the trek. The hospitality of the people of the region can be a good example of respective attitude towards the visitors. The region is perfect for both the adventure seekers and nature explorers.
Visitors can see different kinds of birds and animals while trekking including some rare animals like snow leopard, musk deer etc. as the region is a conserved area by ACAP. The picturesque view of the landscape is very attractive in Annapurna region. The best season for trekking Annapurna region is from March to May and September to December. The trail passes through Birethanti, reaches a Gurung village called Chhomrong at the altitude of 2660m. The route continues past by Hinko cave and reaches to a pass between Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre peaks.