Trek to the Annapurna Circuit is undoubtedly the world’s most well-known trek. Despite its stunning and unbeatable sceneries, the road disturbs walking. Annapurna Circuit Trek involves beautiful landscapes, Thorong-La Pass, Mukti Nath’s holiest pilgrimage site. Besides, Kali Gandaki Valley and Ghorepani Poon Hill provide a fantastic opportunity to combine with different local insights. These are the main attraction of the Annapurna circuit trek, which starts from Bensi Shahar. The trail goes, however, towards Thorong-La Pass, which borders Manang and Mustang. You may use these GPS coordinates to navigate the Annapurna Circuit Trek Map, whereas you can find all your walking distance details.
In the meantime, Trek to Annapurna Circuit allows in discovering the charming villages and lush green vegetation along the Marsyandi Valley. The elevation of this trek ranges from 800 to 5416 meters, so there is a high possibility of diversifying. The Thorong La Pass is one of the tallest passes since it is 5416 meters high. It provides a stunning 360 ° view of beautiful mountains such as Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Nilgiri.
A Trek to Annapurna Circuit is more disturbing than the previous one due to the new construction road. Now some segments of the alternative path are being built to prevent emissions. On this road, however, there are limited lodging and food facilities. The trail stretches even further to visit the Annapurna base camp, whatever the routes you have chosen. But Around Annapurna Trek offers an unforgettable experience. The trail takes you over 3500 meters, so proper acclimatization is necessary. The spring season is highly recommendable due to its perfect climate. Nevertheless, Around Annapurna trek runs throughout the year.
Annapurna Circuit Trek: Highlights
- The Marsyangdi River Valley and its natural wonders.
- Crossing the highest pass of the Thorong La Pass at 5,416 meters with breathtaking mountain scenery.
- Travel to the world’s deepest gorge in the Kali Gandaki valley and natural hot spring.
- Experience the high altitude trekking in the comforts tea houses.
- A witness of the panoramic views of the mountains from Poon hill.
- Trekking within the Annapurna Conservation Area, an opportunity for exploring the vast diversities of flora and fauna.
Annapurna Circuit trek Route Map
|Days||Duration||Altitude in meters||Walking Distance|
|1.||Drive to Beshi Shahar||920||6h00|
|2.||Trek to Ngadi||1120||5h30|
|3.||Trek to Jagat||1400||6h00|
|4.||Trek to Dharapani||1960||6h00|
|5.||Trek to Chame||2600||6h30|
|6.||Trek to Pisang||3100||6h00|
|7.||Trek to Manang||3500||4 – 8h00|
|8.||Trek to Yak Kharka||4200||4h00|
|9.||Trek to Thorong Phedi||4400||4h00|
|10.||Trek to Muktinath via Thorong – La Pass (5416 m)||3800||8h00|
|11.||Trek to Marpha||2600||6h00|
|12.||Trek to Lete||1900||6h00|
|13.||Trek to Tatopani||1130||6h20|
|14.||Trek to Ghorepani||2650||7- 8h00|
|15.||Trek to Tikhedunga via Poon Hill||1400||6h00|
|16.||Trek to Naya pul then drive to Pokhara||4h00|
|17.||Drive back to Kathmandu||6h00|
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m).
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Bulbule(840m) 7h00.
Day 4: Bhulbule – Jagat (1314m)
Day 5: Jagat – Dharapani (1970m)
Day 6: Dharapani – Chame (2710m)
Day 7: Chame – Pisang (3300m)
Day 8: Pisang – Manang (3500m)
Day 9: Acclimatization day in Manang
Day 10: Manang – Ledhar (4200m).
Day 11: Ledhar – Thorong Phedi (4400m). 4h00 walk.
Day 12: Thorong Phedi – Muktinath (3800m)
Day 13: Muktinath – Marpha (2667m)
Day 14: Marpha – Lete (2438m)
Day 15: Lete – Tatopani (hot water) 1189m
Day 16: Tatopani – Ghorepani (2855m)
Day 17: Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3210m) – Thikedunga (1400m)
Day 18: Tikhedhunga – Nayapul (1113m) – Pokhara (915m)
Day 19: Pokhara – Kathmandu
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 21: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN||Tribhuwan International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please enter at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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1. You can enjoy your trek entirely without carrying a heavy backpack.
2. Another is to increase the local communities’ income.