Annapurna Base Camp Trek Weather, Difficulty and Season
The Himalayas don’t just have the power to take your breath away but they also have the power to dictate the climate of a subcontinent. The annual burst of monsoon that hits the Indian subcontinent is made even more dramatic by the Himalayas. Moisture laden wind from the Bay of Bengal while rushing towards the north to Tibet is forced to hike up the Himalayas and sweat out almost all of its moisture content leaving Tibet high and dry.
During the Spring(Mar-Apr), the day starts nice and clear but progressively gets more windier and cloudier which leads to frequent afternoon showers. This to and fro of weather dance finally ends up to the monsoon reaching its full glory around mid-June.
Monsoon seasons signals a grinding halt to the trekking sector of Annapurna region but in contrast, the wildlife are in full vigor. Wild flowers eagerly anticipate the monsoon, Himalayan Tahrs get busy tending to their newborns and Himalayan Monals work hard displaying to prospective mates. The whole land rejuvenates during Monsoon season which ends in September.
When September rolls around, the clouds leave their hold of the sky creating a perfect backdrop of clear and blue skies. The mountains wake up from their deep slumber during Monsoon season and display their full bloom of beauty. This makes for a perfect trekking season up until November a bit crowdy.
By December, winter is in full swing with occasional heavy snow. Since there are a lot less people and more wildlife, it is a perfect time to trek for the prepared. However, caution must be exercised to its fullest to prepare completely for the winter weatherperson of the Himalayas.
Annapurna base camp trek difficulty level. In fact this trek is not a difficulty trek. We can say that it is accessible to all age group. We do organize this trek for all groups even for children and older people.
Although Annapurna base camp trek is consider not a very difficult trek in Nepal. However,Good physical condition is required to chain the everyday walking. It takes about 5-6 hours of walking per day. However, the altitude climb is gradual and the height of the base camp of Annapurna is only 4,130 meters/13,549 feet allows a fairly easy acclimatization. No climbing skills are required. A good Sherpa guide is far from essential for this trek. We do arrange fantastic local Sherpa guide for this trek. Our Sherpa guides always take care our valued client’s extremely professional way with very friendly manner.This is a fairly popular trekking route. However, it is still highly recommended not to trek alone or independently for your Safety.
You also must have to beware of the famous mountain sickness, it may arrived at a certain altitude; some people begin to experience headaches, to have nausea. If this happens, our Sherpa guide and staff will bring back down until the symptoms subside, it is important to follow our Sherpa guide advice & some steps uphill over 3,000 meters, the body often needs a little time to get used to and we should not ignore the symptoms of mountain sickness if they appear.
If you join your Annapurna base camp trek with right company like Mission Eco Trek, then it won’t be difficult to get complete. We have 100% success record for this trek. This was accomplish because of our highly experience local Sherpa guides & staff.