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If you are fund of trekking and hiking around exploring the beautiful planet, then there is a several reason why you should go trekking in Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp Trek also known as ABC trek is the most astonishing destination trip introducing us the mind boggling close up views snow-capped Himalayas, diverse Eco-system and landscape as well as the chance to experience the beauty of Mother Nature at its best level.
In Sanskrit, the saying "Annapurna" truly means "loaded with sustenance". For the Hindus, Annapurna is an incarnation of the Goddess Pārbati- the goddess of support and the wife of Shiva. Pictures of her might be seen at the teahouses on the circuit which is well known for its exceptional nourishment, particularly a crusty fruit-filled treat!
ABC trek is the kind of adventure the takes trekking to the whole different level. Annapurna region is worth every minute of your time because of its convenience and also you can experience the beauty of the nature to its fullest in very short period of time. Still you are not convinced or want to more about trek, below are the most important reasons- why you should trek in Annapurna Reason.
Starting from most beautiful lake city of Pokhara:
Pokhara also called gateway to Annapurna Region is the most beautiful lake city, which can be reached via air or by bus. Pokhara is truly the beauty crowned land by the majestic Himalayas scenery, conjures vision of calm but vibrant green hills that everyone who visits will simply falls in love with the place. Stacked with rich vegetation and spotted with sparkling lakes, the valley offers great vistas. The magnificent view of the Mt. Fishtail reflected on the Phewa Lake leaves everyone spellbound.
Pokhara is the land blessed with lakes. You can walk around the lake shore or even try boating, fishing and additionally visit the most touristic attraction place as well. Tal Barahi Temple, sits on the island in the lake which is the main attraction of Pokhara. While you are in Pokhara, you can also try various adventurous activities such as zip flying, Paragliding, bungee jumping etc.
Enjoy Excellent Annapurna Panoramas:
Trek to the Annapurna Base Camp, will have a great time appreciating the different characteristic and social legacy of our sumptuous Himalayan nation of Nepal. On the path to the Annapurna Base Camp will be getting charge out of 360 degree surrounding perspectives of the snow topped mountains incorporating Annapurna one, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchare (Fish Tail), Gangapurna and numerous different mountains. From the beginning of the trek at Pokhara, you will start witnessing the gigantic Himalayas and last till the end of the trek, which will make your trip even more worthwhile.
The most fascinating part of the Annapurna Region trek is the every changing scenery. The more we move higher, the more surprise await us. ABC trek continuously surprise us with unimaginable beauty of the Mother Nature along with outstanding scenery. Conclusively, this trek actually like a rollercoaster ride where something new is waiting for you around each corner.
Exploring diverse culturally affluent villages:
On the way to the Annapurna Base camp, the path traverse through multiple culturally rich Gurung village. Gurung are the major local inhabitants of this place. Whenever you encounter the stone paved staircase, you can guess that it’s the Gurung Village. The people of this village are so friendly and treats every guest as the god. You will receive the friendliest hospitality and every “Namaste” you hear and reply will surely bring a smile in your face.
You can get deep insight into local living style, culture, tradition, food and dresses along with helping the local economy to grow. So explore, learn and see the culturally rich Gurung community and make the memory to cherish for the lifetime.
Get an insight into the Nepali Way of Life:
If you are a true explore and have set on a path of exploring Nepal, then you’re probably keen on diving deeper into their unique culture. Trekking on the path to Annapurna Base Camp, you will be able to insight the Nepali way of life. The more you gain the altitude, you will be diving deeper into the predominantly Buddhist area. Not only that, you will also have the opportunity to encounter and experience the day-to-day life of rural Nepalese people. Most of the people living in the Annapurna region are farmers but most of the income source is Tourism.
On the every village you pass through you will be encountering people with different ethnic group, each with their different culture, tradition, dress and background. The common part about each people of this region is their simplicity and happy way of life. More importantly, you will be surprised to see there pure happiness with so little they have.
Short trekking destination:
Annapurna Base Camp trek is the shortest destination and has more to explore than one can imagine off. The most common ABC trek is of 16 days from Kathmandu, however, the duration of the trek can be extended or reduced depending upon the need and requirement. The popular trekking package in Annapuran region include Annapurna Circuit of 18 days, Gorepani- poonhill trekking of 10 days and ABC trekking of 14 days. You can choose the package according to the time you have. Even though the trekking days are shorter, but 2 week is the ideal time to explore phenomenal perspectives of 25 cold tops, the differed vegetation, fauna and flora, accordingly overnight quits staying with the benevolent Magar, Gurung and Thakali individuals with their rich societies and conventions.