How to prepare for Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Introduction of Annapurna base camp trek

 Annapurna Base Camp Trekking route is one of the most popular and famous for travelers, also one of the easiest in Nepal as it is one with the most beautiful views. Although it is situated along the foothills of the Great Himalayan Range. Annapurna is the 10th tallest mountain in the world with an altitude of 8091m above sea level. The journey to the base camp is 110 km to reach an altitude of 4130m in 7- 8 days. Many endangered flora and fauna such as the snow leopards, Himalayan thars and tigers can be found in the region.

The total distance of the trek is of 110KM

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Restricted Area Trekking Permit in Nepal – 2024 / 25

The Nepalese government is taking steps to reduce permit costs for foreigners visiting the ‘prohibited trials’ in the Northern Territory by up to 50% , aiming to boost tourism traffic. This reduction in permit charges on highway links with China is being pursued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation. Currently, there are 100 locations in five districts designated as ‘prohibited areas of pedestrian traffic,’ requiring licensed guides for Nepalese and a fee for foreign visitors. Discussions are underway within the Ministry of Tourism, with plans to present proposals for tariff reductions to the Council of Ministers while ensuring strategic security isn’t compromised. These adjustments follow historical restrictions dating back to the 1960s along the northern border, strengthening in the 1970s due to geopolitical concerns. The move aims to review tourism’s impact positively or negatively and potentially modify laws concerning postal charges, overseen by the Department of Immigration.

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