Annapurna circuit trek overview
Annapurna circuit trek route is a marvelous place to visit, explore the mystical natural setting concealed on the heart of the most celebrated region of Nepal. Hiking in Annapurna circuit is an adventurous trek. It takes 15 to 21 days from Kathmandu to the stopover in Pokhara. In fact, the total length of the route varies quite often depending upon your transportation choice. Tea houses or lodges facilities are available along the trail.
Hiking to annapurna circuit provides an opportunity to explore local culture and tradition. You will encounter people from different ethnic backgrounds, including Gurung, Thakali, and Manangi, who have their own unique customs and traditions. You will have a chance to interact with the locals, learn about their way of life.
Annapurna circuit trek is essentially tailor made for those who wish to savor the real taste of adventure on scenic alpine environment and on the lap of high altitude passes. You will be passing through four regions during this trek Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, Myagdi and Kaski. This trek will take you along entire Annapurna massif passing through the world’s deepest gorge Kaligandaki.
Annapurna circuit trek is quite exciting when it come mesmerizing landscapes, stunning waterfalls, fresh air, challenging track, high cliffs, thick forest, rural village life and high mountains etc. Usually, the Annapurna circuit trek is wandered in anti-clock direction triggering from Besisahar and ending at Nayapul. Counter clockwise is easier than the clockwise direction that is why most of the people prefer this route.
How difficult is the Annapurna Circuit trek?
The zenith of the trek is at Thorang La pass with the elevation of 5416 meters from the sea level. Thorang La is challenging pass and requires a good level of fitness, but the reward is worth the effort. From the top, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas and the surrounding landscape, which is nothing short of awe-inspiring. It is one of the moderate plus trek of Himalayas. You will be treated with the stunning panorama of Himalayan peaks on the way which includes Annapurna I-IV, Annapurna South, Chulu west, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare, Gangapurna etc. Mount Annapurna circuit trek to Mustang via Thorong La pass to Explore incredible Manang to Mustang Nepal.
So get ready to relish the unbeatable natural and cultural ambience of Annapurna trek region with the aroma of immense adventure all around. You will just need to aspire to embark on with some physical well-being; the rest will be the concern of ours.
Standard Annapurna circuit trek itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule 840m via Besi Sahar
Day 03: Trek to Ghermu 1160m via Ngadi & Bahundanda
Day 04: Trek to Tal 1700m through Syange, Jagat & Chamje
Day 05: Trek to Danakyu via Karte, Dharapani & Bagarchhap
Day 06: Trek to Chame 2670m via Timang, Thankchowk & Koto
Day 07: Trek to Pisang 3200m via Talekhu, Bharatang & Dhikur Pokhari
Day 08: Trek to Manang 3540m via Humde and Braka
Day 09: Rest days at Manang for acclimatization explore around
Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka 4018m via Tengi Manang
Day 11: Trek to Throng Phedi 4450m via Ledar
Day 12: Trek to Muktinath 3760m crossing high camp & Thorong la pass
Day 13: Trek to Marpha 2670m exploring Kagbeni and Jomsom
Day 14: Trek to Ghasa 2010m via Tukuche, Larjung & Kalopani
Day 15: Trek to Tatopani 1190m enjoy natural hot spring
Day 16: Trek to Shikha 1935m via Gharkhola & Ghara
Day 17: Trek to Ghorepani 2850m via Phalate & Chitre
Day 18: Hike to Poon Hill 3210m, trek to Tikhedhunga 1480m via Ulleri
Day 19: Trek to Nayapul 1070m & drive to Pokhara
Day 20: Drive / flight back to Kathmandu
Day 21: Transfer to airport for departure
Do you know “when can you hike the Annapurna circuit”, the months of spring and autumn are the best time to go for classic Annapurna circuit trek. During this marvelous journey you will familiar “how high is the pass on the Annapurna circuit” and scale its 5416 meters. Himalayan scenery and cultural diversity make this one of the best treks in Nepal. Exhilarating Annapurna circuit covers the major attractions of Manang, Mustang & Myagdi districts including biggest pass & deepest gorge of the world.
Classic Annapurna circuit trek cost US$:
Services included on 21 days Annapurna circuit trek package
# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
# Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule by private vehicle
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 3 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation at tea houses during Annapurna trek period
# Professional English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal
# Experience trekking staffs (2 guest =1 porter basic) to carry your backpack
#All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
#Private transportation from Nayapul to Pokhara
#Hotel accommodation in Pokhara for 1 night
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
Service excludes on Annapurna circuit trek 21 days via Poon hill Nepal
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Hotel, Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Annapurna circuit trekking is a unique and rewarding experience for those who want to explore the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscape of Manang and Mustang. It is an opportunity to step back in time and experience the ancient traditions and customs of the people of Mustang & manang district of Nepal. So, if you are up for the challenge, pack your bags and embark on this incredible adventure.
We assure you a safe and rewarding holiday time with our professional and friendly guides. For any further information regarding Annapurna circuit trek via Thorong la to Mustang, please feel easy to make a contact. We will be pleased to assist you on the matter.