• Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary & Guide

    Annapurna Base Camp is one of my favourite treks in Nepal. It’s one of the easier ones, but you’re still rewarded with incredible views. The Annapurna region is popular with trekkers, and there’s no question why. I loved it so much I’ve done it twice! Here’s everything you need to know the ABC Trek, including an Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary! I’ve already blogged about my experience doing this trek (which you can read here), although that was exactly what I posted: my experience. It’s also one of my first posts and it’s incredibly embarrassing. This post will be much more in depth, and hopefully more helpful! Basic Facts This trek…

  • unexpected annapurna (pt 2)

    The Annapurna Sanctuary (the trek up to Annapurna Base Camp) was super interesting to me. Super weird! In the best and worst ways! Being back at a (relatively) low elevation (1500 meters or so) meant for unexpectedly HOT days. Nathaniel and I found ourselves sweaty sweaty sweaty, but it started to cool down on our second day when we got to Sinuwa, 2360 m. Our route for the sanctuary was Tadapani – Upper Sinuwa – Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp – Jhinu Danda – Siwai – Pokhara. Keep in mind that we were acclimated so we could do the trek pretty quickly! We probably could have shortened the trek even…

  • unexpected annapurna (pt 1)

    The past month has been a whirlwind of happiness! I started my big Nepalese adventure in Kathmandu, as always. I landed at night, and after standing in line for AGES at the airport for my visa, took a taxi to my hostel. I returned to Hotel Silver Home (this time in a dorm), and Hari still remembered me! I immediately fell asleep. The next day was filled with shopping for trekking gear, and the day after that, I was on a local bus to Besi Sahar to start the Annapurna Circuit!    My route was Besi Sahar – Bhulbule – Chyamche/Chamje – Dharapani – Chame – Upper Pisang – Manang…