Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna CircuitAnnapurna Circuit Trekking is the popular name for 300 kilometer trek in Nepal around the Annapurna Himalaya range in the Himalayas. The trek reaches an 5416 meters altitude of on the Thorong La pass 5416 meters, touching the edge of the fabled Tibetan plateau. These paths have long facilitated the flow of cultures and religions in this remote and formerly inaccessible region. The magnificent mountain scenery, seen at close quarters includes Annapurna 8091m, which was the first 8000 meters peak to climbed, magnificent ice pyramid Dhauligiri 8167 meters once the home of the legendary Buddhist priest & Fishtail 6993m, considered by many to be the most beautiful mountain in the world. The trek follows ancient paths used as trade routes between Nepal and Tibet. Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism, Hinduism and the mysterious religion still coexist and interpenetrate one another in this region which contains many pilgrimage sites. The unusually wide range of climatic zones in such a small area as the path ascends from 900m to 5416m provides a chance to see many different plants and animals, and the different ways of life of the many peoples who live there. This trek provides you dramatic changes in landscape, culture and climate. The changes in climate from warm to cold take you to the sacred shrine of Muktinath in Mustang district. From Pokhara to Mustang, you can enjoy the through terraced hills, forests and alpine pastures and also through the village of different cultures during whole the trekking it takes 18 to 21 days.


Annapurna round (circuit) trekking begin from Besisahar and ending in Pokhara and walk via Kaligandaki river valley after Thorongla. Trekking route goes through Buddhist villages and Hindu holy pilgrimage sites, mostly markedly the village of Muktinath which call Ranipauwa too, a holy site together with Hindus and Buddhists, one of oldest monasteries in this region. The uppermost point of trekking is Thorongla (5416m.) pass at top of the valley. Owing to the difficulty of journey pass. We arrive at Besisahar after eight hours continuous drive from Kathmandu . Besisahar is in Marsyangdi Valley River. At the signify time, you will also observe gorgeous scene of Himalaya, many waterfall and precipice of course. You will also come to examine the effortless yet charming village of nature life. The well-known Mt. fishtail that dominate the skyline over Pokhara. In adding of area enjoy the Kali Gandaki, valley the world's deepest gorge Dana village. Annapurna region is delimited by many Himalayan ranges which comprise the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and Manaslu. The Manang people are Gurung are very arrogant of their perfect society legacy and amalgamation of lower land Gurung and Tibetan edifying authority. The whole trekking is exciting that you never forget your life. Manang and Mustang are of the higher elevation and predominantly Tibetan Buddhist.

18 days Annapurna circuit trekking itinerary

Day 01 Local bus drive 8 hours / private vehicle 5 hours drive to Besisahar (760m.) is this district headquarter of Besisahar and local people from countryside come there to shopping.

Day 02 Trek to Bahundada (1310m.) 5-6 hours walk all the way from Khude, Bulbule, Nade and after steep up to Bahundada. Hotel is on the top where you see view in long distance.

Day 03 Trek to Chamje (1420m.) it takes 6 hours walk. Trail after Bahundada steep down until Badalbisaune (name of small village), Ghermu, Syange, Jagat finally you are in Chamje.

Day 04 Trek to Dharapani (1860m.) 5-6 hours walk. Today you change district after Tal. Trail to Dharapani via Sattle, Tal, Karte (Khotro) and you arrive in Dharapani.

Day 05 Trek to Chame (2670m.) 6 hours walk. Trail from Bagarchhap, Danakyo, Thanchok, Koto (ACAP permit check point) and you arrive in Chame it is district headquarter of Manang.

Day 06 Trek to Lower Pisang (3200m.) 6 hours walk. Cross the Marsyangdi river bridge follow left side continue, Talekhu, Bhratang, Dhukur Pokhari, finally you arrive in Lower Pisang. Rest for a while and guide will bring you in Upper Pisang visit monastery, old village down to hotel.

Day 07 Trek to Manang (3540m.) 5 hours walk. Trail via Humde, Mugje, Bhraga and finally you arrive in Manang. Every day after 3 pm altitude talk in Manang post about high altitude.

Day 08 Acclimatization in Manang and sightseeing in local village. Just down other side of village cross bridge climb up to see Gangapurna glacier, mountain and Manang village.


Day 09 Trek to Churi Latter (4200m.) 5 hours walk. Trail from Tenki Manang, Ghunsang, Yak Kharka, finally you arrive in Churi Latter. Geographically land is desert al the way till Muktinath.

Day 10 Trek to Thorang Phedi (4450m.) 3:30 hours walk / Thorong High Camp (4600m.) 4:30 hours walk. This night your dream is next day to cross Thorang La (5416m.) and other down.

Day 11 Trek to Muktinath (3800m.) via Thorong La pass (5416m.) 8-10 hours walk. Early morning start walk up and down from top to Muktinath and see several mountain scenery.

Day 12 Trek to Jomsom (2710m.) (district headquarter) 5-6 hours walk. Walk down to Jharkot visit monastery, Khingar, Kagbeni, Ekle Bhatti and finally you arrive in Jomsom. Trail between Ekle Bhatti to Jomsom side of Kali Ghnadaki river beach where you see some of the black stone (we call Saligram) culturally Hindu religion will believe back stone are face of god.  

Day 13 Trek to Kalopani (2530m.) it takes 6 hours walk. Trail via Marpha visit monastery, see apple garden, Tukuche, Kobang, Larjung, Kokhethati and finally you arrive in Kalopani.

Day 14 Trek to Tatopani (1190m.) (hot water) 7 hours walk. Enjoy with famous hot spring in whole in Annapurna. Trail via Ghasa, Rupse Chhahara, Dana is deepest place in the world between two huge mountain above 8000m (Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m and Annapurna I 8091m).

Day 15 Trek to Shikha (1935m.) 5 hours walk. Walk from Gharkhola, Ghara walk between local village, farmer field, school, tea house lodge along the way to until Shikha village.

Day 16 Trek to Ghorepani (2850m.) 4 hours walk. Trail via Chitre, Phalate finally arrive in Ghorepani and people in these Pun Magar culture they are popular in this area.

Day 17 Early morning get up and start walk up to Poonhill where you can see sunrise with Annapurna panoramic Himalaya view, down to hotel take breakfast after trek to Tikhedhunga, Birethati, Nayapul, private vehicle one hours drive / by local bus two hours drive to Pokhara.

Day 18 Tourist bus 7-8 / private vehicle 5 hours drive / air 25 minute to Kathmandu. During the drive you get tourist standard of restaurant on the way from Pokhara to Kathmandu.