adventure to world tenth highest Annapurna base camp within sanctuary hidden between mighty peaks
Explorer Adventure offers Annapurna Base Camp Trekking with a difference where interested trekkers can join in this great mountainous journey of little more than a week duration adventure, leading you in the heart of mighty Mt. Annapurna base camp with breath-taking panorama of mountains that you have ever imagined.
Mt. Annapurna stands as world tenth highest mountains above 8,091 m high, one of the toughest peaks to challenge, first climbed by French Expeditions lead by Maurice Herzog in June 3rd 1950 the first 8,000 meters mountains ever to be conquered even before Mt. Everest was summated in 1953.
Annapurna the name comes from ancient Hindu Sanskrit word means Food /Crops enough, as the mountain provides glaciers to feed the rivers which irrigates the crops fields yielding good harvest for all people with sufficient food, hence the word ‘Anna for crops’ and ‘Purna as Enough’.
Annapurna dedicated to Goddess of harvest which one can visit the temple of Annapurna located in the heart of Kathmandu at Ason market, a great meaningful name for a mountain which you will certainly enjoy in our fascinating Annapurna Base Camp Trekking.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking starts with a drive from capital Kathmandu heading Mid West city at Pokhara one of the leading tourist destination in all Himalaya, a place famous for its spectacular scenery of Annapurna Himalaya and Machapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’ which reflects on its serene Phewa and Begnas Lakes.
Walking with short drive from Pokhara and then heading straight towards Annapurna base camp and scenic Sanctuary where walk leads to large Gurung village at Chomrong with time to witness the local culture of great interest, and then following the raging Modi River right up to its glacial source at Annapurna Base Camp at the height of 4,130 m high offering grand panorama of its surrounding close peaks.
An adventure to Annapurna base camp trekking one of the few high treks in Himalaya with no problem of catching AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) as walk leads slowly and gradually with time to get acclimatize on walks and overnight at nice lodges.
After reaching in the heart of Annapurna at base camp and beautiful sanctuary enclosed and hidden between giant peaks, our return trek from Chomrong onwards leads back to Pokhara via other different scenic route and ending at picturesque Pokhara on completing a fabulous and magnificent Annapurna Base Camp Trekking.
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.