Annapurna Circle Trek also called Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the best treks in the world that will take you to the spellbinding Annapurna sanctuary. This trek takes you to Thorong La pass (5416 meters), Manang valley, Muktinath, and Jomsom which all are the main targets of tourists who seek natural beauty and serenity.
This trek provides one with wonderful views of Annapurna massif (Annapurna I-IV), Gangapurna at 7,455 meters (24,458ft) and Tilicho Peak at 7,134 meters (23,405ft), Dhaulagiri at 8,167 meters (26,794ft), Manaslu at 8,163 meters (26’781ft) and so many other contiguous peaks. In addition to the mountains, this trek will also expose you to the verdant forests of rhododendrons, green hills, exotic streams, marvelous Tilicho valley, etc.
High mountain passes, venerated Buddhist stupas, highly revered temples, breathtaking Himalayas, picturesque valleys, multi-cultural villages, etc awaits you at every corner of the classic Annapurna Circuit Trek. This trek starts from Pokhara and drags you to the aridness of Manang valley which is as exquisite as the forests of the Annapurna region.
Muktinath temple is one of the most respected temples of Nepal which is visited by both Hindu and Buddhist Pilgrims. The cultural and traditional value of Muktinath temple with the backdrop of white glowing Himalayas is the sight that you will never forget.
Highlights of Annapurna Circle Trek
- Through La Pass- An excellent view of the Annapurna region.
- Sublime views of Manang and Jomsom.
- Visit the religiously, naturally, and culturally appealing Muktinath.
- Mesmerizing views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna massif, etc.
- The pristine and off-the-beaten trekking route
- Amazing views of Manang and Marshyangdi valley.
- A glimpse of local-Tibet influenced the lifestyle of locals
- The Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu (UNESCO heritage sites) and Pokhara (lakesides)
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange
Day 03: Trek from Syange to Dharapani: About 7 to 8 hours
Day 04: Trek to Chame: About 5 to 6 hours
Day 05: Trek to Pisang: About 5 to 6 hours of trek
Day 06: Trek to Manang: About 6 to 7 hours of trek
Day 07: Explore Manang/ Acclimatization day in Manang
Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka About 3 to 4 hours of trek
Day 09: Yak kharka to Thorang Phedi/High Camp: About 3 to 4 hours of trek
Day 10: Trek to Muktinath crossing Throng La and Drive to Jomsom
Day 11: Drive to Pokhara By Schedule Bus/Jeep
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu