About Annapurna Base Camp Trek 7 days
7 days Annapurna Base Camp trek is the best option to reach the base of the Annapurna in a short period of time. This breathtaking trek in the heart of the Annapurna Himalayan range is going to be a strenuous trek but with absolutely no requirement of previous trekking experience. However, those who are up for the trek need to be reasonably fit to complete the trek within 7 days.
Annapurna Base Camp 7 days trek is specially put together for those trekkers who have only a short time with a great thirst and enthusiasm to be at the base of the great Annapurna. This stunning trek is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. The trek to Annapurna Base Camp is well-trodden and takes us through numerous oak and rhododendron forests.
We start our Annapurna Base Camp hiking tour for 7 days in a sub-tropical valley from where we slowly ascend to a glaciated alpine zone. The trek eventually leads us to the Annapurna Base Camp, from where we will be rewarded with breathing views of the marvelous peaks and alpine environments.
7 days ABC trekking holiday is truly one of the most desirable treks among adventure trekkers and adventure lovers. The perfect time to undertake this trek for an even better experience is from March to June and September to December.
We have been organizing the 7 days ABC hiking holiday as a small group trek. We depart from Pokhara or Kathmandu based on various situations. Join us today and book your trek online, we provide the best guides and optimal services at very pocket-friendly prices.
Best time to hike Annapurna base camp
With incredible natural views, the 7 days ABC hiking tour's best seasons will be pre or post-monsoon. From the end of March to mid-April or from the end of September to mid-December that is when the views are at its best and clear skies will be available during the entire Annapurna Base Camp trek with Alpine Eco Trek. Highlighting great panoramic views of various famous mountains during this amazing trek in Nepal, traveling during the best season is an absolute recommender. It is also possible to trek to Annapurna Base Camp during January and February but the views will be less and the weather will too cold.
Trekking to ABC during the autumn season
Trekking during the autumn season to Annapurna Base Camp is an excellent choice if you are looking for mild temperatures, clear skies, and low precipitation. This perfect trekking season invites people from all over the world to trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary. If you trek during the late autumn season there will be good chances to have snowfall at Annapurna Base Camp and at the higher elevations.
Trekking to ABC during the spring season
Another perfect time to trek to Annapurna Base Camp is during the spring season. This time all the flowers will be in bloom, a lot of wildlife can be seen and the trees are full of green leaves and life. While most of this amazing trek takes you through jungle terrain, trekking during the spring season to Annapurna Base Camp gives a unique and wonderful experience. With warmer temperatures, the trekking days become more pleasant.
7 Days ABC trek difficult level
The difficulty of trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is set from easy to moderate. Trekking south of the Annapurna Himalayas this incredible trek is more about epic views than difficult trails. Having some steep climbs and depending on which season you go there can be slippery trails. Recommended for novice to experienced trekkers this amazing 7 days Annapurna Base Camp holiday is just perfect for a great holiday in the Himalayas. Being not difficult we are trekking in high altitudes so we do recommend some type of fitness level which we will discuss in the next topic.
Fitness guide for Annapurna Base Camp hike
While it is not necessary to have a perfect fitness level, we do recommend having some type of fitness to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The average trekking hours will be 5 to 7 hours per day and a maximum elevation of about 4100 meters so in order to fully enjoy this trek Alpine Eco Trek advice have at least some type of practice before attempting the 7 days ABC trek in Nepal. Some of our fitness advice will be to do some morning jogging, gym or home fitness, and if possible practice hiking up some hills.
Accommodation for ABC trek local lodge basis
Our accommodation during the 7 days Nepal ABC trek is split up between a hotel overnight in the main cities on a Bed and Breakfast basis and a guesthouse overnight with breakfast lunch and dinner during the trek.
In Kathmandu and Pokhara
The 7 days ABC hiking holiday is based on starting from Pokhara and ending in Pokhara. Normally hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara is not included in the package but we are happy to book accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara for you as per your budget and choices.
During the Trek
During the trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary and back, we stay at the local guesthouses. The Annapurna region is famed for its hospitable lodges and good food. As we stay at the local guesthouses we are trekking in remote regions, and while most guesthouses have warm water and WIFI access they might not be so luxurious. While trekking breakfast and dinner will be served in the guesthouses and lunch will be packed for a great picnic during the late midday. Alpine Eco Trek does recommend bringing a sleeping bag as it might bring you more comfort during your overnight stay during the trek.
Meals plan for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp
The type of meals you can expect during your trek to Annapurna Base Camp varies from your stay in the main cities and during your trek to base camp. While staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara breakfast is included at the hotel. This is usually continental, local breakfast, or buffet. With lunch and dinner free as per your own choice Thamel and Pokhara both host great places to enjoy Nepal’s delicacies. During the actual trek to Annapurna Base Camp, we can expect amazing dishes in the guesthouses. Tasting those authentic Himalayan dishes in the morning and evening makes you more excited for the next day. Lunch will be packed on the way and enjoyed in a perfect spot with incredible views of the Annapurna mountain ranges.
What should you pack for 7 days of ABC trekking?
As per what type of equipment you need for the 7 days of trekking, standard trekking gear will be sufficient. Most trekking equipment can be bought and rented from Kathmandu or even in Pokhara. We do advise you to make sure to check your equipment before leaving Kathmandu to start your trek to Annapurna Base Camp. With our office always available we also can help you with any type of gear that you do require, but just to be sure we’ll show you a list of what we think you should definitely have. Standard trekking gear includes; Good Mountain shoes, comfortable socks, waterproof trekking back, water bottle sunglasses, a sleeping bag, and if you have lesser experience trekking bring a pair of trekking sticks. Contact us for a comprehensive packing list.