Best Time to Trek Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Trekking Best Season

After the world’s famous Everest Trekking, Annapurna region comes to second position for trekking, hiking, biking and climbing holidays. The region offers the short 1 week ghorepani poon hill trekking to 3 weeks long Annapurna circuit trek. Annapurna Base camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Poon hill sunrise trek, mardi himal trek and Upper Mustang trekking as the popular trekking. Other trekking trails like Tilicho lake trekking, the royal trek, khopra ridge trek are least visited but worthful trekking trips in Annapurna Region. The elevation goes from Pokhara – 827 meters to Larkya La Pass 5416 meters. The trekking trail has abundance of ethical culture, diverse vegetation, landscapes, festivals.

The climate of Annapurna region varies frequently and is the volatile. But, don’t worry, there are peaks seasons Autumn season and Spring season. Here we discuss about the trekking seasons of Annapurna trekking.

Autumn Season from mid September to November

This is the peak and best time for trekking holidays in Annapurna region. Trekking to Himalayas is the most frequented activities in Nepal and the trekking companies are busy during this time. For the Annapurna trekking holidays, book your packages before you depart for Nepal or before the trekking season starts. During this time, hotels, airlines and vehicles are busy and may be a little bit expensive as comapred to other season.

Winter Season from December to February

Starting from December to February, there is the time of cold season in Nepal. During this time, the heavy snow falls in high altitudes like Larkya La Pass, upper mustang, Manang and even in Annapurna base camp. But there are options for short trekking like Pokhara-Dhampus-Australian Base Camp, Mardi Himal Trek, kopra ridge trek, Poon hill trekking, Ghandruk trekking and Jomsom Muktinath Trekking. This the dry season with the clear mountain views and panorama.

Spring Season from March to May

Spring season is the second busiest season for trekking and other activities in Nepal. During this time, there will be blossom of wild flowers throughout the trekking trails and good mountain views.

June – July – August – Mid of September (Monsoon Season)

From June to mid of the September is the monsoon season in Nepal and off season for trekking in Nepal. But there will be trekking to Upper Mustang and Annapurna Circuit as these are the rain-shadow areas of Nepal.

For the better trekking experience, plan your holidays in Autumn and Spring season for Annapurna trekking. Stay tuned and wait for next blog article for Things to bring for Annapurna Trekking.

Happy Holidays and Happy Trekking.

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