Everest Base Camp Trek vs Annapurna Base Camp Trek! Is it your first time in Nepal?
If yes, then obviously it’s wondering which one is the best trek? First find out what kinds of trek you want to do? And figure out your desire and compile the desire with basic features of treks. Here you know why Everest Base Camp trek vs Annapurna Base Camp trek. Generally, Everest Base Camp trek is tougher than Annapurna Base Camp because of altitude, trail, trekking days, coldness. For Everest Base Camp trek, we most have to reach at least 5,364 meters. But the highest point of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is 4130m. The attractive jungle walk, romantic waterfalls, greenery, flowering is far better in Annapurna than Everest. The walking trail of Annapurna is most of the steep up & down, narrow path comparatively in Everest the path is not so much steep up and down and also wider. The walking days is shorter than
In addition, the walking days is shorter than Everest Base camp in Annapurna Base Camp. Through the standard itinerary Annapurna is two days shorter than Everest Base Camp. I think the coldness is more in Everest than Annapurna. In addition, Annapurna is better to see the wildlife animals than Everest. If you are doing Annapurna you will see Himalayan Thar, Langur, Blue Sheep, Beers etc.
Comparatively the from Annapurna Base Camp we can see the much closer view of western mountains. These are Himchuli, Annapurna South, Barashikhar, Annapurna I, Singhachuli, Tent Peak than in Everest. From Everest Base Camp we can see Nuptse, Khumbu Icefall, Everest Lola etc. closely but not as much like from Annapurna Base Camp. However, the Kalapathar viewpoint is rewarding hiking of Everest Base Camp. From the top of Kalapathar, we can see the ariel view of Himalaya and the Mt. Everest will stand just in front of you.
That’s why the both trekking routes are the most popular themselves. Only that we have to fix that what kinds of the trek we want to do. Short and easy trek, jungle trek, high altitude trek, tough trek. Both trekking route can make shorter than standard itinerary if the physical fitness is fine and do not require any acclimatization. And also the possibility to do simply do half trek such as up to Poon Hill Ghorepani in Annapurna and up to Tengboche in Everest.