annapurna circuit trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Duration
17 Days
Trip Grade
Moderate
Max Altitude
4450m
Activity
Trekking & Hiking

The Annapurna Circuit Trekking is one of the most happening and diverse trek in the world. Encounter a sense of accomplishment as you wander through beautiful landscapes, awe inspiring sceneries, sun rises and sunsets, lush green as well as high alpine valleys, fast-paced streams, terraced fields, heartwarming hospitality and the mightiest of Annapurna massif. Starting at the altitude of around 800m at Besisahar, Annapurna Circuit has the formidable Thorung La Pass (5416m) as the highest point of the circuit. This horse-shoe shaped trail has rickety bridges and rice paddies, the revered pilgrimage place of Muktinath (sacred for the Hindus and the Buddhists), isolated monasteries along the ridges, varieties of flora and fauna, beautiful apple orchards and a close watch to the Hindu and Buddhist lifestyles in the mountains of Nepal.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking starts at Besisahar along the Marsyangdi River after which the crossing of long suspension bridge at Khudi comes as the first highlight of the trip along with the glimpse of gorgeous Manaslu range. Passing through the Annapurna Conservation Area we leave behind canyons and gorges as we keep encircling Annapurna mountain range with glacier at the centre. As we move up, the terrain slowly changes, the air will become thin and dry, and we notice the signs of prayer wheels, flags and carved stones that pacify soul of the trekkers. Over Thorung Pass, we are greeted by sharp wind that shall be followed by a descend towards Muktinath (the God of Salvation). After sojourn to Mutinath is the trek to Jomsom where after we fly back over the Kaligandaki valley to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu.
With an above average fitness level, explore Annapurna Circuit Trekking to witnesses an epitome of beauty in the form of glaciers, waterfalls, alpine vegetation and lush rhododendron forests, villages and hamlets.

We are affiliated With

  • Government Of Nepal
  • Nepal Mountaineering Association
  • Nepal Tourism Board
  • KEEP
  • Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal

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