Annapurna Base Camp in Pictures

Annapurna I 8,091 m (26,545 ft) is an Alpine PD+ peak and one of the 14 Eight-Thousanders on Earth. Annapurna I, II, III,  IV, Gangapurna and Annapurna South combined forms the greater Annapurna Massif. The Annapurna trail receives most amount of tourists in a year. Most of these tourists arrive in Nepal for the trekking.

Annapurna Base Camp entry
Annapurna Base Camp entry

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) is a rudimentary campsite located at 4,130 meters and just below the Annapurna I. A popular trekking trail, around 70,000 trekkers reach ABC every year. The availability of better tea-houses (lodges), campsites, professional guides and weather permits easy trek.

The trek begins at Nayapul and it slowly ascends towards ABC. Around seven days of continuous trekking will take you to the top, however, you can choose to stay exploring the trail or switch your itinerary to visit Ghorepani region of the trek.

Ghorepani is an independent trail at Annapurna. Most tourists visit Ghorepani while trekking to ABC as well. Poon Hill is a landmark destination and you can enjoy sunrise from it.

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