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Annapurna Base Camp Trek in October

Annapurna Base Camp Trek in October offers mild temperature, no danger of rainfall and slides, and clear sky for magnificent landscape views. What’s more? A perfect time for ABC Trek.

Why October?

In particular, October is figured as the best season to trek in Annapurna Base Camp (as a whole Nepal) since it gives you a chance to appreciate reasonable temperatures. October fall in pre-winter season and on this month sky will be clear showing awesome perspectives on the scene. In the high heights, you potentially may confront abnormal short tempests and temperature may drop to negative roughly 2 to 3 degree Celsius. During this season in Kathmandu, temperature ranges from 15 to 24 Degree Celsius. You have many other trekking options in October.

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek in October

As mentioned, October is the perfect time to see magnificent mountain views, here are some other highlights of the trek.

  • Traditional Gurung Village
  • Walk through lush forests of rhododendron and oaks
  • Pass Suspension and Hanging Bridges
  • Rural Nepali Lifestyle, Cultures and Traditions
  • Eye-Catching views of Mt. Machhapuchre and Annapurna Massif
  • Ten 6000m+ height mountain views

Permits Required to Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek in October needs same permit that you need in other time. For this course, you need Annapurna Conservation Area Permit(ACAP) and TIMS Card. Both costs $20 each. So, this journey needs $40 trekking grants. You will be checked for permits in the way 3-4 times. So, you should always carry these 2 cards with you. You can buy trek permits by filling a form at Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu. For the visitors of Ammonite Adventures, we will prepare the required documents for the expedition by ourselves. Find permits required for other trekking destinations.

Annapurna Trek Routes Map for October
Annapurna-Base-Camp-Trek-Route-Map-for-October

Trekking Itinerary for Annapurna Trek in October

The following mentioned day to day ABC Course route is only a recommended path. You can change the itinerary as per your comfort. This is the best route to get most out of Annapurna Journey in October. The forest will be covered with blooming rhododendron, clear sky with eye-catching magnificent views.

DAYS ITINERARY TIME
Day 1 Kathmandu to Pokhara 7 hr
Day 2 Pokhara to Naya Pool to Ghandruk 6 hr
Day 3 Ghandruk to Chomrong 67 hr
Day 4 Chomrong to Bamboo 6 hr
Day 5 Bamboo to Deurali 3 hr
Day 6 Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp 6 hr
Day 7 ABC to Bamboo 8 hr
Day 8 Bamboo to Jhinu Danda 6 hr
Day 9 Jhinu Danda to Naya Pool to Pokhara 7 hr
Day 10 Pokhara to Kathmandu  7 hr

Trekking Equipment for ABC Trek in October

Whatever the season is, you should have proper trekking gears to complete this trek. We will provide all of the required equipment. It’s better to carry the following things for the course.

  • Trekking Boots
  • Hats
  • Trekking Trouser
  • Pole
  • Warm Sweater
  • T-Shirts
  • Shocks
  • Gloves
  • Lighter
  • Touch Light
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Map
  • Binoculars etc.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Cost

October is the peak time of trekking. So, ABC trek cost also becomes quite high in this season touching $900. This cost will include your food, accommodation, transportation, insurance cost, guide cost, porter cost and more. To see beautiful and eye-thrilling views of Mountains this cost is very nominal. The price also include cost of permits to trek Nepal during this season.

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krishna

Mr Krishna Virtakoti is professional trekking buddy. He owns AmmoniteAdveentures and Ammonite is rated as a top travel agency in Nepal. You can ask for any travel queries with him.

(1) Comment

  1. Birju Kuikel

    Wow! Looks like Annapurna Base Camp Trek in October is the best time for an expedition in Nepal.

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