The month of little rain, little pain and extreme gain may bring you the combination of spring and summer season in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek holds one of the favorable destinations around the world for trekker seeker. Trekking in such place in May gifts you the pleasant sound of unique birds, rhododendron forest, highest mountain peaks, valleys, hills, and villages.
If you’re a photographer, you mustn’t miss ABC Trek. Basically, the photographer enjoys a lot going for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna South (7,273m), Gangapurna, Mt. Fishtail (6993 m) are the main attractions of the trek. Botanical and nature lovers are welcome to the trek because the trek gives a marvelous glimpse of natural scenario, forest resources, birds, animals, and flowers. Since May is the final month of spring season and beginning of Monsoon in Nepal. So, be prepared for the monsoon rain. It may hit you anytime during the trek.
Highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp trek in May
- Rush forest of Rhododendron and oak
- Suspension bridges and perennial rivers
- A glimpse of traditional Nepalese Lifestyle
- Stunning views of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South, Annapurna I and other small mountain ranges
- Overnight stay in the shadow of Annapurna at Base Camp
Why Annapurna Base Camp Trek in May
Temperature is found to be intermediate. That means neither too hot nor too cold. Thus, you will definitely have an exciting journey going for Annapurna Base Camp trek in May.
Impressive Landscape of nature
Nothing more to explain about this because Nepal is the home of natural beauty, wild animals, birds, flowers and natural resources. It’s a land gifted by nature and yes, the Annapurna region has outstanding landscapes of villages, forest, mountain ranges, and hills.
Favorable time for Researcher
The month favors the researcher because of the availability of varieties of natural resources, unique flowers, and animals.
Month of Festival
Buddha Jayanti which is the greatest festival of Buddhist people falls on the full moon day of April or May. Buddhist perform ritual activities during the day going to monastery, gompas and share their sorrow and joyous with each other.
Increase in the number of flights
Spring season is peak season for flight. The number of trekkers is increased rapidly each year. so, book the trek earlier to avoid this problem.
The Weather of Annapurna Base Camp Trek in May
The temperature favors the trekking. The month is the moderate month for hotness and coldness. Higher altitude also remains warm and the night temperature reaches to 9℃. You can observe 20℃ fresh temperature during the day. The higher elevation gets windy. So, make your bag pack accordingly. Since the month touches the monsoon season, it may get rain anytime. Make sure you have all the items ready to face the rainy season.
Difficulties during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in May
Not only for this trek, Everest Base Camp Trek and every other Everest region trekking has this difficulty. The base camp lies at an altitude of 4,130 m. Due to a sudden change in altitude, temperature, and level of oxygen, you may get altitude sickness.
The Rainfall may occur anytime during the trek. The month touches Monsoon season so, touches the rain. The trail may become slippery. Be careful while walking on the trail.
Problem of Insects
Spring season brings bugs and insects. You may need to fight with Leeches and Mosquitoes much time during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in May. You can take anti-leeches spray along with you.
The popular destination of Nepal, Annapurna Base Camp Trek honor’s you with the glorified landscapes of rivers, suspension bridges, mountain ranges, and beautiful village areas. The Trek is a good selection for May because it offers moderate temperature and clear views of the sky. However, the month is the peak season. So, book the trek in advances to never miss going to this wonderland. Have any Queries? Feel free to drop them to us. We are 24 hours available to answer your queries.