ABC Trek (Annapurna Base Camp) offers glorious views and effortless walks passing through the striking hill terrace with comfortable and tidy local tea house lodges which makes the ABC trek the most enthralling and admired destination among the trekkers in Annapurna Region.
From the ABC Trek enclosed striking views of Himalayas appear to be out of this world especially when the rays of the sun fall on them in the morning and evening. This breathtaking panorama of eye-catching mountains- Mt. Machhapuchhre (6993m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Baraha Shikhar, Singu Chuli, Gangapurna and Tent Peak.
During the ABC trek, you can see about 101 mammals, 39 reptiles, 22 amphibians, 478 species of birds, 9 types of rhododendrons, 38 orchids and 1226 varieties of wild plants which have been well protected. Also, we will be different ethnic groups residing in there such as Gurung, Magar Kami, Damai Brahman and Chhetri and their welcoming nature will make your trip extraordinary for your lifetime.
Moreover, you will discern the sub-tropical lowlands with bamboo, oak and rhododendron forests, alpine meadows and windswept desert plateaus. Besides the towering Annapurna Mountains, it has beautiful valleys and the world’s deepest river gorge: the Kali Gandaki, lying some 6900m below the Annapurna Mountain Range.
Equipment for ABC Trek
Equipment requires for ABC Trek is best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, Loose, casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers, Waterproof trousers.
For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply)
for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles. Warm gloves, the most important things that you must take with you are a sense of humour, an open mind, and an understanding that a trip to ABC trek is an adventure high pass land which is very different to your own.