Trekking in the himalayan region of Nepal is an engaging activity worth experiencing once in a lifetime. You will have some beautiful trekking adventures on the trails of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in February. The views of the picturesque Himalayas are the incredible thing you should not miss during the trek.
At the same time, you will be trekking through the lush landscapes and jungles of mountains and discovering flora and fauna in the region of Annapurna Sanctuary.
Most worldwide trekkers thought Annapurna Base Camp Trek in February was not even suitable. One thing I would like to assure you is that trekking this month is doable. In contrast, this month is not as harsh as you think.
You may wonder how mountains look. Nevertheless, those mountains are filled or deposited by snow, making the region more fabulous, like a winter paradise.
At this time, you will be experiencing mild to warm weather conditions during the time of the trek. In addition, trekking in this region can be done peacefully on a quiet trail.
We can say that the mountain with snow-capped form is nothing more beautiful than this. The temperature level at night and morning goes a bit colder in February. The temperature in the afternoon looks moderate, which will help during trekking trails.
One thing you must not forget is proper packing and arrangements during the trek in February. So pack your bag and move on for the most exciting journey in Nepal.
Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Panoramas of the snow-capped mountains, including Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Himchhuli, Annapurna I, Machhapuchhare, Manaslu and other peaks
- Closer look to the mighty Mt. Annapurna and Machhapuchhre
- Mesmerising sunrise view over the entire Annapurna mountain range
- Breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains
- Behold the exquisite beauty of landscapes and spotting of wild flora and fauna
- Explore the culture and tradition of the Magar and Gurung community
- Incredible hospitality of the local people
- Massive discounts and offers in the off-season
Packing List for ABC Trek in February
Talking about the packing list, you must have some layered clothes while trekking to the base camp of Annapurna. During this month and the seasonal time, you will be paying extra attention to the outermost of the layer.
As the outermost layer of clothes is thicker than others. It will help you all to protect yourself from the cold this season. Here is a list of items required for the trek in February.
- Long base layer shirts
- Short-sleeved trekking shirts
- Thermal underwear
- Liner socks
- Woolen socks
- Waterproof trekking pants
- Fleece sweaters
- Wind/rainproof outer-layer jacket and pants
- Down jacket. ( -20 D.C )
- Warm winter hat
- Lightweight thermal layer hat
- Woolen gloves
- Trekking boots
- Diamox – for altitude
- Vicks vapor rub
- anti-nauseant ( if you get nauseous a lot at high altitude)
- Imodium – (in case of diarrhoea)
- Mosquito repellent
- Water purifier
- Anti-nauseant medication
- Rehydration salts
- Foot powder (for stinky feet)
- Toilet paper
- Quick-dry towel
- Toothbrush, toothpaste
Accommodation for ABC Trek in February
It can be easier to find accommodation in the region of Annapurna base camp. Some months like December, January, and February are not even taken as the popular month for the trek in the region of Annapurna.
Lodges, luxurious hotels, and tea houses don’t have more customers. It will even help you to make it easier for the people who are trying to choose what kind of accommodation facilities and services will be more suitable for us.
At the same time, you can even take a bargain for some discount on the cost of the accommodation this season. This will also help you get some kinds of offers this month. Similarly, you will have a blanket in a room to yourself, and other rooms will be seen empty.
These facilities will help youtube save from the cold in the winter season in the region of Annapurna base camp while resting on the trail.
Annapurna Base Camp stands at an altitude of 4130m above sea level. This region’s altitude level is lower than the Everest Base Camp or Kanchenjunga Base Camp.
So like other regions, this region is not colder than EBC and KBC trek in Nepal. At the same time, the base camp in the Annapurna region starts from the low-altitude region. It is, of course, freezing during winter in the lower region.