Annapurna base camp solo vs group trek
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Annapurna base camp solo vs group trek

Annapurna base camp trek

Overview  of the Annapurna Base Camp Solo Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular tourist destinations for its exceptional beauty of Himalayas. The Annapurna Himalayan range is one of the large fields expanding from Vara Shikar toward Manaslu and Lamjung Range, which is approx.60-70 km far away. This gaint range comprises more than two dozens of the splendid Himalayas that includes one mountain over 8000 meters,  thirteen peaks over 7000 meters and around sixteen peaks over 6000 meters. All the visitors from all around the globe are lured to Annapurna Base Camp Trek for its spectacular beauties of dozens of Himalayas, raw adventures along the ancient trail, and exploring Gurung villages.

Exploring Glacial, Memorial, and Himalayan ranges will be best in early morning and evening depicting its spectacular beauties. Apart from this, we can enjoy natural hot spring in Jhingu dada and trek to famous places such as Landruk, Pothana, and Dhampus Phedi. Annapurna, which lies in the northern central part of Nepal, comprises Mount Annapurna I (world’s tenth highest mountain peak). This mountain is regarded as a goddess who always feeds its devotees as the Sanskrit meaning of Annapurna is “Full of Food.” This is why; any visitor visiting this mountain region is fed fully with its scenic beauty. Apart from this, Mount Dhaulagiri (Sevenths highest mountain in the world)and Mount Machhapuchre (called as sacred mountain reflecting lord Shiva) is equally famous and easily noticeable mountains from the Annapurna Mountain.

“The best dreams happen when you’re awake.”  The quotes are worthy when you travel to ABC. You will be experiencing a life-changing adventure by visiting Annapurna Base Camp. The high snowy mysterious mountains are with no doubt, best destinations for adventure seekers, travel geek, and for those who are fond of experiencing new challenges.

Highlights of the Trek

  • Breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains against the skyline.
  • You are enjoying the trails that are filled with lush green forests.
  • Chance to explore Gurung’s local culture and lifestyle.
  • Multiple routes to ABC Trek that also passes through Machhapuchhre Base Camp(MBC)
  • Spectacular and closest view of snow-capped mountains such as Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri
  • The exotic beauty of flora and fauna.
  • Beautiful eye-catching sunrise and sunset view from Annapurna base camp.
  • Chance to visit Kali Gandaki (the most magnificent Gorge ).
  • Marvelous glacier and mountain views from Annapurna Base Camp.

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Solo Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

If you are a peace lover and self-enjoyed person, then ABC trek offers you an awesome solo trip.

But, trekking alone can also be a wholly different yet unique experience.

Does anyone have thoughts about how wonderful and experience will solo trekking be?

Yeah, solo trekking will help you to discover who you are. Traveling alone gives you freedom so you can smoothly go by yourself. Besides, you will encounter lots of other trekkers on the way and can trade information with them, get trail info, accommodation info, etc. As safety is considered, many travelers prefer the famous routes for trekking so that plenty of fellow travelers will be encountered on the way, either in teahouse. So there would not be any safety issue to occur. You can carry a guide book with you while traveling to satisfy your hungry desire for traveling and exploring nature.

Moreover, you can get cultural info through the local Gurung communities and their way of living.

Another advantage of traveling alone is you can pick up a well-known guide by yourself who will be your constant companion throughout the journey. To do this, you can have continuous communication with them and setup pre-meet and get a chance to learn new cultural experiences.

Benefits to Travel solo in ABC trek

  • Chance to discover yourself who you are
  • Cheaper Trekking Journey
  • Flexibility to choose your route and accommodation
  • You will be accumulating a unique experience and learn how to rely on yourself
  • Build up confidence and chances to meet new like-minded friends


Annapurna Base Camp Group Trek:

Annapurna Base Camp group trek will offer you lots of happiness, and you can make your trip a life-changing experience. If you are an extrovert and the social fun loving person, then this trip is definitely for you. Traveling with family members and friends on Annapurna regions to share all the life journey and strengthen the bonds among each other.

Groups laughing and chatting along the way will help to forget all your pain and struggle.

Traveling on a high peak is a tedious journey, but no more with the like-minded travelers as they will be motivating you and keeps on the right track.

There is risk will be less hiking in the group, as the trails cross avalanches and other challenging terrains.

ABC group trek will be more fruitful, cherishable, and memorable as there will be extensive pre-planning in the group.

Advantages of travel in a group

·         You can make your trek happier and memorable

·         You can share ideas and learn new things

·         Annapurna Group Trek is more safety

·         Cheaper trekking as the cost will be diving among the trekkers

·         Travel agencies will offer Trekking packages with a substantial discount for group travelers.


Annapurna base camp solo vs. group trek

Nepal’s name always pops up in the first place when it comes to choosing a trekking destination globally. Nature’s gifted country Nepal is rich in mountains comprising of 8 mountains out of 14 peaks that are above 8000 meters altitude. It is a matter of pride for all Nepalese, every year, thousands of visitors around the world influxes in Nepal for trekking purposes. They are allured by Nepal’s Beauty that they never failed exhausted traveling to the lap of Himalayas.

Interestingly Trekking in Nepal is well suited for both solo travelers as well as group travelers.

There are benefits to both to weigh before deciding how to travel: solo, or with a group.

Comparatively, ABC Group trek is always beneficial to avoid loneliness as groups make you happy and make the journey fruitful. Moreover, Group travels encourage you to learn new things, getting knowledge of new cultures (Gurung), and their lifestyle.

Likewise, ABC group travel will broaden your mind to strengthen cooperation amongst each other. Most importantly, you can grab a heavy discount will traveling in a group and spent much time and explore nature’s beauty as long as they want.

Contrastly, solo trekking is perfect for those with traveling passion and wants to explore the world uniquely.  Additionally, solo trekking will offer you the flexibility to choose your accommodation, preferable routes, etc.

Solo trekkers get a chance to discover themselves and gaze the nature from the nearest point of the heart. ABC solo trek avoids the distraction and will realize what a beautiful world we are living in.

Nevertheless, whether you are a solo traveler or group traveler, ABC trek never fails to allure you with its marvelous and dazzling mountain views.

So pick up your choice, pack your bag, and head toward to explore the beauty of nature, the mountain groups of Annapurna Region.

Best time to visit ABC trek

Spring (March to May) and autumn (Sept to Oct) are the best seasons for heading towards Annapurna base camp trek due to the moderate weather condition of these seasons. These Seasons offer a sunny and warm climate with pretty low chances of rainfall. Due to its perfect weather conditions, visitors can view dazzling mountains views waking on the lap of the enormous Himalayas.

Trekking in the summer or monsoon seasons will be significantly affected by rain, making the unclear views of mountains. However, the nature with its lush green forest will be worthy to see in this season. Henceforth, Botanist would love to visit this season.

If you are a not crowd person or the person wishing to enjoy yourself, then you can visit Annapurna Base Camp trek during winter. Despite this, the temperature at this time can nearly go to less than -5 sightseeing will be difficult in the early morning.

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Best Time for a visit for Solo and Group Trekkers

The best to visit ABC for solo trekkers will be during the winter season as there will be a pretty fewer number of people, while Group trekkers have multiple options for choosing trekking time.

However, winter has the most unobstructed view of the mountains with no precipitation at all.

April holds the best month for both types of traveler as it is the first month of spring with newly blooming rhododendron and other attractive vegetation.

Visiting the Annapurna region in every season has its specialty and offers peculiar scenic beauty.

Plan your trip well, and enjoy the beauty of Nepal throughout the year.

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Adventure is worthwhile” traveling in the foot of such stunning mountains of Annapurna Region.

ABC trek will give you tons of photographic options and marks your journey the happiest moments of your life.

Singu Chuli (6501 m), Annapurna Sanctuary (4130 m), Machhapuchhare (7000 m), Machapuchare (6993 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), Tilicho Peak (7134 m), Chulu Far East (6059 m), Nilgiri Himal (7061 m), Pisang Peak (6091 m) and Poon Hill (3210 m) are the some of the famous mountain peaks located near Annapurna .

Incredibly panoramic mountain views, stunning sunrise, and sunset views, Colorful vegetation and variety of flora and fauna, Exploring Gurungs culture and dance and relaxing in the pristine environment are the perks that both types of traveler would achieve in ABC trek.

Thanks for taking your precious time to read this article.

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