Annapurna Circuit Trek is the best destination to explore the beautiful mountains and multicultural ethnic groups around the Annapurna region. Walking around the small villages, stunning landscape, and south face of the massive Annapurna Mountains is happy feelings itself. You will witness huge diversity in the lifestyles of the locals throughout the trek.
Annapurna Circuit Trek offers you constant views of snowcapped peaks from the start to the end of the journey. If you are the person who loves to see the authentic part of Nepal then Annapurna Circuit is the best ever option. Annapurna Circuit Trek actually covers a large area which is from Besisahar to the Pokhara.
Annapurna circuit route heads to a long descent from Thorang-La pass to reach Mustang areas at the holy Muktinath Temple and Buddhist religions. From Muktinath, the path goes through the Kali Gandaki river and beautiful desert valley to Jomsom headquarter. Thorong la Pass Trek takes you to explore the fascinating culture of Manang valley and its old impressive monastery of Buddhist religion with ancient customs and colorful traditional life.
The Thorong La pass (5416m) is one of the most popular and beautiful Passes in the Annapurna trekking region. It’s located between the Manang and Mustang districts. The trek can be started from both sides but more than 80% of trekkers start from Manang. However, sometimes Thorong la pass would be challenging if heavy snowfall.
On these scenic walks, you will witness the impressive villages of Jagat-Dharapani and Chame. Small lodges, deep gorge, suspension bridge, fresh watersheds, and nurturing greeneries will surely amaze you the circuit.
But it’s surprising in the Muktinath area where you will witness the rough and dry desert-like terrain. Mustang District is famous in Nepal for having its desert-like landscapes. Moreover, in winter snowfalls in Mustang and Manang district where even the waterfalls will freeze.
Many trekkers, sportsmen, and adventurers love the Mustang district as they can go trekking as well as biking adventures too. It is also very popular for the production of the apple around Marpha, Shang, Jhore, and Kagbeni village.
Not only the local products but also the desert landscapes themselves is the major attraction of the Mustang. People go there to visit the holy Muktinath and Rinpoche statues.
Round Annapurna Trek continues to the world’s deepest gorge of the Kali-Gandaki River. It is in between towering Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mount Annapurna. After, ascending Muktinath the trails will follow that gorge.
Further, walks continue to the warmer areas at Tatopani village. Natural hot spring is located there and one can enjoy a hot water bath at (Tatopani) hot springs Myagdi. Finally, the way leads to high alpine areas at the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking route. A magnificent panorama of mountains with stunning sunrise views will arise after reaching Ghorepani villages.
The Ghorepani path leads into a dense green forest full of rhododendron trees and on a downhill walk to warm areas where a short drive leads to picturesque Pokhara. The most popular scenic city of Nepal and probably on this planet earth where Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Short Annapurna Circuit trekking goes through green vegetation, tall tree lines to the windswept dry, Dhukur Pokhari, Pisang, Ghyaru village, and Manang villages.
10 Days Itinerary and Short Annapurna Circuit Trek Cost includes three times meals, permits, transportation, trekking guide service, and trekking gears as well. We arrange itineraries according to the comfort of our clients. Besides the itinerary, we also offer special discounts for students and volunteers.
Our Trekking guides have been trekking in these routes for nine years and more. So, there is no doubt about service and facing dangers.
The Annapurna Circuit Trekking Trail combined the Annapurna Tilicho lake trek that if you are interested you can towards to the world highest Tilicho Lake (4949m). The Tilicho Lake is located at 4949m above sea level and it’s an astonishing lake in the world.
Not only Annapurna Circuit but also Annapurna Tilicho Trekking is also regarded as a world popular adventure destination. They are on the Top Ten list as per leading and renowned Travel Magazines and Travel Guide Books. The Anapurna circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek is a beautiful journey to experience a mind-blowing adventure too.
From Pisang village with a nice walk for short while and then a gradual climb into the forest of pines and rhododendron to reach a small ridge with amazing views of beautiful Manang valley and mountains. After enjoying rest with the views walk downhill to Hongdae village with a small airstrip, from here on tree lines fades to barren and arid dry terrain.
Trek with super views to Manang, on route visit old Braga monastery with old Buddhist relics and then an hour walk, bring at Manang village for an overnight stop. Afternoon at leisure for a short walk or just relax and enjoy the views of close snowcapped peaks. Around Manang, village houses are built in traditional Tibetan style and origin as Manang people with strong Tibetan influence including culture-Buddhist religion and way of life.
After a pleasant stop at Manang, a morning walk leads to Ghunsang village with the gradual climb to reach a small settlement at Yak Kharka, an interesting high-altitude walk with super views of Gangapurna-A-II with Chulu peaks, after a few hours of scenic morning walk reaching the overnight stop at Yak Kharka. Afternoon enjoys the mountain views at leisure.
Crossing Thorong La pass, one of the highest passes in the world, will be our ultimate objective today. We will be crossing the pass from east to west (Manang to Muktinath) which is the easiest and safest direction. We get up around three in the morning and walk up the mountain. When we finally make it to the top, we realize that our journey was worth it. We can take a few photos before heading to Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La pass.