The Annapurna Region is one of the biggest and popular trekking trails in Nepal except for the Everest region. It has many popular treks like Annapurna base camp trek, Annapurna circuit trek, Mardi Himal trek, Ghorepani poon hill trek, Annapurna Tilicho lake trek, Khopra lake tre,k, and more beautiful trips. A moderate hike to Annapurna base camp can be achieved by taking a slower pace and walking a short distance to reach overnight stops. Although a grade of moderate to adventurous, but can be done at the moderate way to reach Annapurna base camp. One of the most exciting and shortest 8,000 meters mountain base camp hike in the whole Himalayas. Where one can cover within a week or a little more without any problem of catching altitude sickness or AMS.
Moderate hike to Annapurna base camp starts from Pokhara city located on a scenic valley and foothills of Annapurna Himalaya range. A drive of a few hours takes you to the starting point of a hike, there are several ways and options. Where one can start the adventure taking a few days longer or shorter route to reach Annapurna Base Camp. A straightforward is drive to near a place called Jhinu, a nice village located on a high ridge. This village with natural hot spring to enjoy a refreshing bath, either in the beginning or at the end of a hike. From Jhinu on crossing a bridge climb on stone steps to reach a high ridge, and then down to Chomrong village. One of the largest villages and the gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary and base camp, located at 2,170 m high. Where one can overlook wonderful views of Annapurna peaks with Machhapuchare Himal, a great contrast against rolling green hills.
The Chomrong village is the last big village on the way to Annapurna base camp and sanctuary. From this village on the route are temporary settlements having few lodges, for trekkers to spend overnights? This village with many good lodges to enjoy the comfort, as walk leads to this place on both ways. A moderate hike to Annapurna Base Camp follows down to a river and then uphill into rhododendron and pine forest. As hike progress enter Modi River gorge covered in dense woodland with some bamboo thickets, walk past a place called Bamboo. A good place for an overnight stop on the way back from Annapurna Base Camp on achieving the highlights.
Walk into a forest surrounding, following a river above to reach a place called Deurali, after a hike past Dovan and Himalaya Hotel. From Deurali onwards tree lines stops for a few alpine bush and grassland, a climb to reach Machhapuchare Base Camp. Situated beneath the towering North-West Face of Machhapuchare Himal, the famous Fish-Tail peak, one of the few virgin unclimbed mountains. From MBC (Machhapuchare Base Camp) after spending overnights, a moderate walk with a short climb to enter into beautiful Annapurna Sanctuary.
Enclosed and well hidden by an array of Annapurna Himalaya Mountain range, one of the most scenic small plateau. An easy-moderate hike of a few hours reaches you at Annapurna Base Camp, the highest spot of the adventure. Located at the height of 4,130 m high, the only base camp in the whole Himalayas. Where hikers can find the comfort of a nice cozy lodge with rooms facing outstanding views of high peaks. After a great enjoyable time at Annapurna Base Camp, return journey on the same downhill to Chomrong, and then reach Pokhara. Nepal High Trek & Expedition team has been leading adventure treks around the Himalayas Nepal with affordable packages, customized programs, quality services, and a professional team.