The majestic Himalayas of Nepal captivates more than a million tourist each year. And Annapurna in October contributes most of it. October in Nepal marks the mid-autumn and autumn is, in fact, the best time for visiting Nepal. Thus, Annapurna Base camp in October is crowded. Annapurna temperature in October is mild with clear sky, enhances the view of the majestic mountain peak. The trails are dry, the weather is stable and everything is so perfect to collect some fondest memories. The moderate Annapurna Circuit temperature in October and calm weather will make things easier for you. Here is everything you need to know about Annapurna in October.
Annapurna Temperature October:
October marks a clear sky with no traces of irritating monsoon. The temperature of the Base Camp during October is neither too cold nor too hot. The days are quite warm while the evening and mornings are chilling. During October, you don’t have to worry about the rainfall, leaches and walk freely under the crystal clear sky. The lush forest along the trail improves the visibility and thus the view of The Mount Annapurna, Mount Machhapuchhre, Fang, Gangapurna, etc are awe-inspiring.
The average daytime temperature of October at lower altitudes is around 20 degrees but as you climb higher, the cold air hits you. The temperature may also fall below 10 degrees Celsius. In the Base Camp, the temperature might fall below zero degrees. The similar rule applies for Annapurna Circuit trek in October. If you plan to stay longer, learn about Annapurna November climate.
Highlights of Annapurna in October:
- Awe-inspiring mountain views
- Beautiful sunrise and sunrise view from Poon Hill
- Panorama view of Annapurna, Fishtail, and Dhaulagiri
- Visit Ghandruk village
- Spectacular views of the glacier
- A bath in hot spring at Jhinu Danda
- Explore the Exotic floral and faunal diversity
- Have a peek into Nepal’s rich culture
Annapurna Base Camp in October Difficulty:
Annapurna Base Camp trek is usually a moderate trek. But when it’s warm and dry, the trek is even more pleasant. Annapurna in October with clear sky along with beautiful Mountain View along the way doubles the fun. This means, there is no risk for Annapurna Base Camp trek in October due to the stable climate and weather.
Trekkers without any earlier high-altitude trek experiences can also make it to the top with the right Itinerary.
Annapurna Base Camp in October Accommodation:
As October indicated the mid-autumn, it’s the ideal time for alluring in the beauty of Himalayas. Finding a room in Pokhara and Kathmandu is no big deal. Even at the lower elevation like Ulleri, Poonhill, and Ghandruk, you can easily find a room. But at the higher elevations, there will only be fewer options for accommodation. So, you should book the room in advance (Please note: your trekking agency and guide helps to arrange the room).
A private room with twin beds will cost around $3 to $6.
Annapurna Trekking Permits:
Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card cost the US $20 and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit cost the US $2 for SAARC countries and the US $30, for other nationals.
Tips to Annapurna in October:
- As the high altitude weather is unpredictable, be prepared even for the worst time
- As October is a busy month for Annapurna Base Camp trek, you need to a book for accommodations in advance.
- Start the trek early morning so that you approach your destination earlier.
- Pack warm clothes for the evening and morning, also keep sleeping bags for the night
- Hire a porter who will take care of your loads
The heavenly view of the majestic Annapurna is always captivating. The perfect weather and clear sky of October make it even better. Let us make your tour better with the right trekking Itinerary.
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