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Training and Preparation for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trekking Nepal: Safety Tips and Trek Recommendations
Mountain Sherpa Admin
Feb 02, 2023
We have 3 different itineraries and packages for annapurna base camp trek. Our most popular package is 14 days all inclusive annapurna Sanctuary trek. This trek includes visits to the most attractive view point of  Ghorepani and poonhill. 
And our second package is a Annapurna base camp trek 12 days and for the travellers who have short time we have a Annapurna base camp trek 7 days that includes helicopter flight back to Pokhara from ABC.

Physical Fitness:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek demands a moderate level fitness for trekkers. You have to walk for up to 7 hours maximum and 4-6 hours a day depending on your trek itinerary. The trail is mostly up and down with stone pathways,  some places stairs. Most of the time you will walk through beautiful villages, green jungles while enjoying the incredible mountain views. The maximum elevation on this trek is around 4,130m/ 13,550 feet.
The thin air at this height can be a little challenging if you are not physically fit. So,The best way to be ready for a trek to Annapurna Base camp is to participate in plenty of cardiovascular activity. Activities such as cycling,  swimming or long-distance running will place you in a strong position to complete the trek with ease. Though the trek is a moderate trek, you should be physically fit. 

Prepare for Cold and Wet Weather:

As you will be trekking and hiking at an altitude of 4,130 m, the weather is unpredictable, and as far as temperature and climate is concerned, you have to be prepared for cold and wet weather. So it is genuinely suggested that you prepare yourself for this.

Temperatures will not be extremely cold during Annapurna base Camp trek, However, it can be cold in the morning at higher places and warm in the afternoon. Proper clothing for your Annapurna base camp trek is recommended.

Please visit our Nepal trekking gear list page for more information regarding trekking gears. 

Adaptation to high altitude:

Trekking to the base camp of the 10th highest peak in the world is challenging and rewarding. When soaring to a higher altitude, your body must adapt to high altitude. Please consult a doctor about high altitude or research extensively. Here are some necessary preparations for adaptation to higher altitude.

Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most sought after treks of Nepal. 12 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is famous for its unrivaled mountain vistas of Annapurna massif. The breath-taking views of Annapurna and it's constant backdrop along the trekking trail is laudable. The world-class trail to Annapurna Base Camp is brimmed with natural grandiosity from a wide spectrum of lush forest and farmlands to the lofty mountain up to an elevation of 8091m. The staggering drawcards of Annapurna Base Camp call thousands of travelers every year to embark on a quest to explore Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world. The elegance of Annapurna and the legendary trail to Annapurna Base Camp might not be unfamiliar to you. Having said this, we are pretty sure that you have had envision to embark on an adventure to Annapurna Base Camp. If you're thinking of trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, you must be acquainted with several things before heading to the Himalayas; you must be able to heed different anticipations regarding Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Training and preparation for the trek are indispensable. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a lifetime experience, but without proper training and preparations, this might be just another day. Keeping that in mind, we have prepared comprehensive tips on training and preparation for Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

Here are 17 reasons why book your Annapurna Base Camp trek Mountian Sherpa Trekking

  • Over 25 years of Experience with the Best service guaranteed
  • 100% Guaranteed Departures - Every single one of our departures is guaranteed.
  • Easy booking process - Book by paying 25% by card online. Balance upon arrival.
  • Giving back to the Community. We donate up to 15% of its annual revenue to Mountain Sherpa Foundation to build Schools and Hospital


  • One to One consultation at your convenient time at any stage.
  • Served 7000+ Happy trekkers & Climbers over 25 years.
  • We are a family own Sherpa Tour operator and understand the needs at best.
  • Quality run tours: Unlike most companies, the Mountain Sherpa Trekking guide will not control the food menu during your trek in Nepal, which means you can select any food from the lodge menu as per your taste.
  • Trek with an expert Local Sherpa Guide- Quality Service Guaranteed
  • Our guides Act honestly, fairly, and professionally. They will be always punctual, reliable, honest, good sense of humor, friendly and caring.
  • Our guides are extremely patient with those of you who are slower trekkers, which is the key to a successful trip in the Himalayas.
  • Our guides will make sure that you get good quality lodge accommodation & enough hygienic food during your trekking in the Himalayas which is most important for a successful trip
  • Our Sherpa guides are Government certified and top-notch!
  • Our guide will ensure that they understand what their duty of care is to their respected guests and will exercise it at all times.
  • Your safety and enjoyable trip are always our priority. Our guide will make sure all of your party is properly acclimatized in the Himalayas before going higher.
  • Our Sherpa guides are flexible when it comes to unexpected issues.
  • Flexible itinerary with extra days
Book a fully-organized Annapurna base camp trek with the best local Expert Sherpa company based in Kathmandu,Nepal and we will take care of everything for you. 
We will design trek itinerary and cost packages as per your budget, timeframe and interest.
For any inquiry regarding Annapurna base camp trek, please send an email at below address.

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