Annapurna Circuit Trek : The Best Hiking Route In The World

Annapurna Trek

Annapurna Circuit  Trek Over View

Annapurna circuit trek may be a trek within the Annapurna region round the entire Annapurna massifs including crossing the very best pass at Thorung La (5,416m), walking through Kaligandaki gorge,the deepest gorge in the whole world. And  also from Poonhill,you will have a mesmerizing view of the beautiful sunrise. Visiting  the main pilgrimage destination, Muktinath temple-and refreshing within the natural hot spring at Tatopani. we’ll be travelling through altitudes starting from 800 m to 5416m taking you thru variety of climatic zones from pass paddy fields, sub-tropical forests, rural farmland and glacial zones.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

In this Annapurna Circuit Trek,mYou’ll be ready to view panoramic sceneries of Himalayas, including of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.) , Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Machhapuchhare (6998m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Mountain (6986m),Tukuche(6920m), Tilicho (7134m). We get a chance to find out about the Tibetan way of life that strongly runs in Mustang valleys..There is alittle chance of seeing a ounce in Yak Kharka along side blue sheep we’ll also make a stop at Tatopani where we will relax in their famous hot springs.

Annapurna circuit trek starts from Kathmandu which includes after  scenic drive to Bhulbhule .And journey continues towrads Jagat, Dharapani to Chame to Pisang leading to  Marsyangdi River valley. We trek to Manang where we stay for acclimatisation to organize for crossing the Thorung La pass. Starting from Manang, it continues the trail to  head to Yak Kharka,(the yak grasssland). Making up for a  subsequent day the hike is  up to Thorong Phedi.  Thorong Phedi to Thorong La Pass ,the hike continues Thorong Pass will make you, which may be a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists From Muktinath we drive to Tatopani and spend the night. Next day we head to Ghorepani, Poon Hill to Tadapani, Berithanti then we drive to Pokhara and repel to Kathmandu.

This Annapurna circuit trek provides adventure and knowledge on a diversified scenery, geography and different climate zones of the Annapurna circuit.

Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek

Itinerary Of Annapurna Circuit Trek

Day 1:

Drive From : Kathmandu to Bhulbhule 

Distance: ~ 200km  west of the Kathmandu

Time : 7-8 Hours

Day 2 :

Trek from : Bhulbhule to Jagat 

Walking Distance:16 Km

Time : 5 hours


Day 3:

Trek from: Jagat to Dharapani

Walking Distance : 15 km

Time :5 hours

Day 4:

Trek from: Dharapani to Chame 

Walking Distance:15.5 km

Time : 6 hours


Day 5:

Trek from : Chame to Pisang 

Walking Distance:  13.2km

Time :5- 6 hours

The Map of Annapurna Trek
The Map of Annapurna Trek

Day 6:

Trek from : Pisang to Manang

Walking Distance:  17km

Time :5 – 6 hours

Day 7 :

Rest and Acclimatization day at Manang


Day 8:

Trek from: Manang to Yak Kharka

Walking Distance:9.4km

Time:3-4 hours


Day 9:

Trek from :Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi

Walking Distance:8.5 km

Time :4-5 hours


Day 10:

Trek from :Thorong Phedi to Muktinath Temple 

Via Thorung La high pass

Walking Distance: 15.6 km

Time : 9 hours

Way to Annapurna
Annapurna Trek

Day 11 :

Drive from: Muktinath to Jomsom and Tatopani

Distance : 113km by local bus

Time : 6-7 hrs


Day 12 :

Trek from :Tatopani to Ghorepani

 Walking Distance :17 km

Time : 6-7 hrs

Day 13 :

Early morning hike to : Poon Hill

Time : 45 minutes 

Trek to : Birethanti 

Walking Distance :12.5 km

Time : 4-5 hrs

Drive to NayaPul –Pokhara :2hrs


Day 14 :

Drive from: Pokhara  to Kathmandu

Distance: 200km

Time : 6-7hrs

The Annapurna iew
Annapurna Trek

Island Peak : Everything Details on Climbing Island Peak ( Imja Tse)

The Requirements in Annapurna Circuit Trek :

Equipment Checklist

  • Sun hat or scarf

  • Winter hat

  • Headlight with extra batteries

  • Sunscreen

  • Sunglasses with UV protection

  • Face/body wipes

  • Lightweight gloves

  • Heavyweight winter gloves

  • Hiking shirts

  • Long sleeved shirt

  • Hooded rain jacket

  • Fleece jacket

  • Lightweight cotton pants

  • T-Shirt (bring lightweight wool)

  • Polypropylene underwear

  • Down jacket (available for rent in Kathmandu)

  • Sweater

  • Waterproof jacket and pants

Notes Nepal :Trekking Equipments
Trekking Equipments
  • Hiking Boots that been worn in

  • Thick wool socks (Take an extra pair of thick light socks)

Essential gear
  • A Backpack  (Size depends on whether you take porter or not)

  • Thermal bottle

  • Water purification

  • Trekking pole

  • Sleeping bag (-15 degree bag is best in the high altitude trekking)

  • Toiletries (toilet papers, tooth paste, tooth brush, )

  • Medium size drying towel

  • Toothbrush

  • Toothpaste

  • Deodorant floss

  • Biodegradable bar soap

  • Nail clippers

  • Small mirror

Personal accessories
  • Money

  • Watch

  • Cell phone

  • Camera

Extra items
  • First aid kit

  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport

  • Notebook and pen

  • Notes Nepal :Trekking Equipments
    Trekking Equipments




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