Trek with highest pass Thorong-La pass and deepest Kaligandaki Gorge. Himalayas watching you to join for it.
"Go on one of the long and divine trekking trails of Nepal, Annapurna Circuit Trek to enjoy wild nature, spectacular landscapes, over 8000 m massif mountains, many small mountains, huge cliff, waterfall, world deepest Gorge between two high mountain Annapurna I 8091m in the east and Dhaulagiri 8167m in the west, culture, and lifestyle of the locals.”
Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most popular trekking trails in Nepal. Annapurna Circuit Trek is not only the longest trek in the Annapurna region but also the most challenging and rewarding trek. The trek covers fine valleys of Manang & Mustang and makes a complete circumambulation of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges. Coming face to face with world’s tenth highest mountain Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) and standing in an amphitheatre with 360-degree views of snow-capped mountains will make the trek even more thrilling. The barren landscape of Manang and Mustang is a striking contrast to the lush forests found in lower elevation. You will cross the most difficult pass of this region, Thorong La Pass (5,416m), which is also the highest point of the trek. From the top of the pass, you will see irresistible beauty of this region, and best views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Annapurna Range (8,091m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Ngadi Chuli (7,871 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Lamjung Himal (6,983 m), Thorung Peak (5,416 m), and many others.
Annapurna Circuit Trek begins with a scenic drive to Besisahar. From here you will begin trekking towards Bhulbhule and continue your climbing all the way up to the Manang crossing Bahundanda, Chamche, Dharapani, Pisang, and Upper Pisang. Manang is the first place where you will take a day off to acclimate your body. Further, you will reach Muktinath going through Yak Kharka and Thorong Phedi along with crossing challenging and thrilling Thorong La Pass. You will then head towards Jomsom, one of the most beautiful regions of Nepal and to Tatopani where you will find natural hot spring to relax your muscles. The trail from here will take you to Nayapul via Ghorepani and Hile from where you will drive back to Pokhara.
Tradition & Culture in Annapurna Circuit Trekking region
Annapurna Circuit Trek will take you to the Annapurna region known for picturesque villages and rich tradition and culture. The region is home to Hinduism and Buddhism. Annapurna region is home of ethnic communities such as Manangis, Thakalis, Gurungs, and Magars. Each of them practices different culture, follows different values, have their own delicious cuisine, colourful lifestyles, and languages. Moreover, you will also come across one of the holiest temples of Hindus, Muktinath Temple during Annapurna Circuit Trek, which holds numerous legends.
Annapurna Circuit Trek difficulty
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a challenging trek. The trail includes several trekking days on rugged, rocky, steep, slippery, and snowy paths. You will trek through dense forests and cross several suspension bridges. All these makes Annapurna Circuit Trek challenging than other treks. Moreover, you will walk an average of 5 to 7 hours per day, which does require strong stamina, good physical condition, and excellent health. If you do not have prior trekking experience then no problem, just go on a few short hikes and hit the door of the gym to increase your stamina before the commencement of the trip and you are good to go.
Why trek with Annapurna Trekking Agency?
With us, Annapurna Trekking Agency you will able to complete this journey without having any problems. Our guides are well-known with the trail and surely will assist you to experience the fullest of the trip. We are a highly dedicated and service-oriented organization. While trekking with us, you will not only get exclusive service but also contribute to our mission of empowering women to join Travel & Tour industry of Nepal.