• Last Updated on Apr 18, 2019

The month of little rain, little pain, and extreme gain may bring you the combination of spring and summer seasons in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek holds one of the favorable destinations around the world for trekker seekers. Trekking in such a 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, and 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 scenarios, forest resources, birds, animals, and flowers. Since May is the final month of the spring season and the beginning of the Monsoon in Nepal. So, be prepared for the monsoon rain. It may hit you anytime during the trek.

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Highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp trek in May

  • Rush forest of Rhododendron and oak
  • Suspension bridges and perennial rivers
  • A glimpse of the 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 the 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, forests, 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 monasteries, and gompas and sharing their sorrow and joyous with each other. 

Increase in the number of flights

The Spring season is the peak season for flight. The number of trekkers is increasing rapidly each year. so, book the trek earlier to avoid this problem.

The Weather of Annapurna Base Camp Trek in May

The temperature favors trekking. The month is the moderate month for hotness and coldness. Higher altitude also remains warm and the night temperature reaches 9℃. You can observe a 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 at any time. 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. 

Unpredictable Rain

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

The Spring season brings bugs and insects. You may need to fight Leeches and Mosquitoes much time during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in May. You can take anti-leeches spray along with you. 

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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 advance to never miss going to this wonderland.  Have any Queries? Feel free to drop them at us. We are 24 hours available to answer your queries.

Dipak Sapkota

Namaste This is me Dipak Sapkota Born in the mid-west part of Nepal called Dhading district Ganesh Himal region. I want to personally thank you for visiting my blog. My experience includes over 15 years of traveling and trekking in Nepal. I want to share my experience with you and help you to accomplish your goals. As an Adventure, I understand the stress and excitement that coincide with travel.

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