Some of the facts about the Annapurna Base camp trek are as follows:
- Annapurna Base camp usually refers to the base camp of the Annapurna South.
- You can cherish the close views of the Annapurna I (8091 m), the tenth highest mountain in the world.
- The funnel-shaped Annapurna base camp valley offers you 360-degree panoramic views of skyscraping mountains including Fishtail (6993 m), Annapurna I(8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Gangapurna (7454 m), Hiunchuli(6464 m), Singuchuli(6501 m) and many more.
- Like the Poonhill trek, ABC is also called the ‘teahouse trek’ as the teahouses are the main accommodations of this trek.
- You can also add the short trek to Poonhill, the second most popular viewpoint after Kalapatthar.
- There are more than 30 mountain peaks in around 55 kilometers famously known as ‘Annapurna Massif’ is protected in the Annapurna Conservation Area which is the largest protected area in Nepal occupying 7629 square kilometers.
- Annapurna Conservation Area is the home for 474 species of birds, 39 species of reptiles, 22 species of amphibians and 102 species of mammals. Plus, the rarest animals like blue sheep, snow leopard, Himalayan Thar and red panda are found here.
- Tillicho, one of the world’s highest elevation lakes also lies in this region.
Permit And Cost For The Trek
Annapurna base camp is also one of the teahouse treks as the main accommodation of this trail is in the teahouses with fundamental requirements. Some of the teahouses up to Chomrung offer you the attached bathrooms but do not expect it thereafter.