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Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Features

Duration 22 Days
Elevation 5,416m (17,769 feet)
Best Season Autumn / Spring
Transportation Flight/ Tourist Bus
Min. Group Size 1
Trip Type Trekking-Hiking-Mountaineering-Nature-Photography

Overview

Annapurna Circuit Trek Trip Highlights

  • Majestic Peaks: Marvel at Annapurna range's 8,000+ meter peaks, including Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri.
  • Thorong La Pass Adventure: Conquer the 5,416m Thorong La Pass for panoramic mountain vistas and a triumphant achievement.
  • Cultural Tapestry: Explore villages inhabited by Gurungs, Thakalis, and Manangis for diverse cultures and warm hospitality.
  • Tatopani Hot Springs: Relax in Tatopani's natural hot springs, renowned for soothing tired muscles.
  • Muktinath Temple: Visit the sacred temple at 3,710m, a spiritual site with 108 water spouts and an eternal flame.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Traverse lush forests, terraced fields, arid landscapes, and glacial valleys for a visually stunning trek.
  • Lower Mustang's Appeal: Discover unique terrain, red cliffs, and ancient caves as you descend from higher altitudes.
  • Conservation Area Exploration: Experience Annapurna Conservation Area's rich flora and fauna, including rare species.
  • Kagbeni Village Charm: Enjoy the allure of Kagbeni Village and follow the path of the Upper Mustang Trek and Jeep tour for added adventure.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Description

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the heart of the Nepalese Himalayas with the Annapurna Circuit Trek. This legendary adventure, reaching a breathtaking altitude of 5,416 meters at Thorong La Pass, weaves a tapestry of awe-inspiring landscapes and challenging trails. The trek immerses you in the tranquility of nature, offering a unique wilderness experience with fewer crowds compared to other popular trails in Nepal.

Traversing the Annapurna Conservation Area, you'll encounter diverse flora and fauna, from dense rhododendron forests to elusive wildlife like snow leopards and musk deer. The trek unfolds nature's artistry with each step, showcasing terraced fields in Pisang, the sacred temple of Muktinath, the sublime beauty of Manang Valley, and the lush greenery along the Marshyangdi River Valley. With its blend of physical challenges and moments of introspection, the Annapurna Circuit Trek promises a remarkable odyssey. As you push your limits, the stunning landscapes, warm encounters with local communities, and a sense of accomplishment at every milestone will make this journey an unforgettable adventure. Lace up your boots, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and let the Annapurna Circuit Trek lead you to the untamed beauty of the Himalayan wilderness.

Type of Accommodation 

Accommodation during the Annapurna Circuit Trek is provided in the form of Lodge accommodations. Throughout the trail, well-established lodges are available at various locations in the region. Depending on your preferences, you have the flexibility to select the type of accommodation that suits you best. 

Whether you prefer a luxurious experience or are on a budget, there are options available to cater to your needs. You can opt for either luxury lodges or more modest lodges during your trek.

Food on Annapurna Circuit Trek 

During the trek, there are plenty of local lodges and tea houses. As this is a popular trekking trail, you will have a wide range of food choices available to you. From Western, Indian, and Italian, to local cuisine, the menu offers a variety of options. Whether you crave Dal Bhat or Pizza, you will find it all.

Average Walking Hours 

While the duration of walking hours may vary each day, on average, you can expect to walk for approximately 6 hours daily. It is important to note that these walking hours are only an approximate measurement and may differ for each individual.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Difficulty Level 

The trek presents certain difficulties and challenges, and it is considered a difficult trek. However, you do not require any technical skills to undertake this trek. 

Trekking Permit

Trekking in the mountains necessitates obtaining a permit. Certain trekking areas necessitate obtaining a special permit. However, a regular permit is sufficient for trekking around the Annapurna circuit. This permit, also known as an ACAP permit, is mandatory for trekking in the region. Without this permit, trekking in this area is prohibited. 

Guide and Porters for the Trek

As a meticulously planned trekking expedition, we provide you with a skilled and knowledgeable leader who will guide you on the trek. Our guide's utmost priority is to ensure your safety while making your journey an enjoyable and breathtaking experience. With extensive experience in leading and assisting trekkers across various regions of the Himalayas, our guides are well-equipped to handle any challenges that may arise. 

Additionally, we offer a team of dedicated porters who will carry your backpacks throughout the mountains. Each porter is responsible for carrying the backpacks of two trekkers, with a maximum weight limit of 20 kg. Therefore, you need to pack your backpack wisely, ensuring that it does not exceed 10 kg per person.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Arrival at Mt. Everest Nepal TIA (KTM) {1400m}

Food Welcome Dinner

Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.

Day 2 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour (1450m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.

Day 3 Kathmandu to Beshisahar by Road (760m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, after having breakfast in the morning, we then drive to Beshisahar. We start our journey into the hills through the winding roads along the Trishuli River. On the way, we will see more of the countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, villages, rivers, farms, and beautiful mountain scenarios. After approx. the 5 and half hours of drive from Kathmandu, we reach Beshisahar.

Day 4 Trek from Beshisahar to Bahundanda (1270m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we will start trekking early in the morning. After having breakfast, we will start moving onward enjoying the natural scenery. Following the trail, we then reach Bahundanda and stay there overnight.

Day 5 Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we enter the Manang Region passing through fields of corn, potatoes, and barley. Then, we pass through the forests of bamboo and rhododendrons. On the way is the village named Tal. Actually, Taal lies on a flat plain next to the sandy beach and river at the base of a large waterfall. While we are hiking, we may sometimes have to give a pass to a large group of donkey caravan. We will stay overnight at Dharapani.

Day 6 Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,650m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we negotiate a few steep forested ridges along with several landslides on a route. Remember to lookup through as we will be treated to some sensational views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV. Small hot springs will relief your long day trek. Overnight, we will stay at Chame.

Day 7 Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,250m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

A steep and narrow path through a very dense forest will bring us to the dramatic curved rock face rising 1500m from the river. The forests and heavy vegetation would now be gone. Then we cross and re-cross the river again and again on suspension bridges. As the trail opens up, we get surrounded by majestic Himalayan peaks. Finally, we reach Pisang and stay there overnight.

Day 8 Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,519m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

There are two routes that we can follow today. If we take upper route, i.e. the route through Upper Pisang via Geru, the sceneries are outstanding. It feels like we are horizontally in front of the majestic peaks. We will enjoy the panoramic views of Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and several others on the way. We notice the contrast in the landscape and vegetation from today. We visit Barge Monastery which is the largest in the entire Manang district. Overnight, we will stay at Manang.

Day 9 Acclimatization day

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today will be our scheduled acclimatization day. And it is not recommended to stay idle but a short walk to higher altitude is suggested to get acclimatized to the altitude. Bhojo Gompa or Gangapurna Lake is worth visiting today. Overnight, we will stay at Manang.

Day 10 Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4000m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, from Manang Village, we then cross a stream and then climb to a village of Tenki above Manang. We then continue our trek to climb out of the Marshynangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. Following the pastures and juniper forests our trail steadily gets elevation. Passing near the Ghunsa village, we then pass through the meadows where horses and yaks graze. We finally reach at Yak Kharka today where we will stay overnight.

Day 11 Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (5,416m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

We make our way to the foot of the pass, Throrong Phedi today. Thorong Phedi is a small busy settlement catering to the needs of tired trekkers and climbers. People use this point as a base camp. You can also attempt a hike to the High Camp today so that the next day can be easier for you. But we will stop at Thorong Phedi so that we can sleep sound rather than a risky sleep in higher altitude. We will stay at Thorong Phedi tonight.

Day 12 Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3802m) the day of Thorang La Pass (5,416m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

We will reach the climax of our Annapurna Circuit Trekking today. Sure, it is going to be a lifetime and unforgettable experience to cross the famous Thorong La Pass. We will make our early start so that we will have enough time to enjoy the outstanding Himalayan scenes. After that, we will reach at Muktinath with the setting sun. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindus and Buddhists where you can feel the religious harmony in Nepal.

Day 13 Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,804m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Muktinath is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists. We will take our time in the morning for visiting Vishnu Temple and Gompa. Descending from Ranipauwa village down the steep and barren hillside, we tumble down towards Kagbeni. We will stay here tonight.

Day 14 Trek from Kagbeni to Marpha (2650m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

From Kagbeni, we then trek onwards to Jomsom. The trail today is quite surreal as you trek along a plateau above Kali Gandaki which is the world’s deepest gorge. Then we arrive at Marpha finally. Marpha is also famous as the apple capital of Nepal. We will stay overnight at Marpha.

Day 15 Trek from Marpha to Ghassa (2000m)

From Marpha, we start trekking downhill through the panoramic forests enjoying the beautiful mountain views. We will stop at Ghassa, which is our destination for today. We will stay here overnight.

Day 16 Trek from Ghassa to Tatopani (1219m)

Again, the journey today is also going to be downhill mostly. We start to trek early in the morning. As we drop to lower elevations, we emerge back into subtropical lush green forests. We continue along Rupse Chahara which is one of the popular waterfalls there. Crossing the Narchyang Besi, we finally reach at Tatopani. We relax and have a natural hot spring bath at Tatopani and stay there tonight.

Day 17 Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2874m)

While we walk along our trail, we will get a chance to observe the lifestyle of the people in the midland villages of Nepal. We will visit Ghara and Sikhara with terraced and inclined farmlands. Then we gradually walk steep up to ascent Ghorepani. Passing through the Phalate and Chitre, we walk through a no-habitation area through rhododendron, magnolia, birch, and some meadows. As we gain height, we will enjoy the wonderful peaks ahead. We stay at Ghorepani for we have to make the climb to Poon Hill Early tomorrow morning.

Day 18 Trek from Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1,950m)

Early at dawn, we take an ascend to Poon Hill today to catch the moment of a spectacular sunrise over the whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs and surrounding rice terraces. You will be enjoying in Poon Hill with the majestic mountain views of surrounding mountains. In fact, Poon Hill is known as the photographer’s paradise. Then, passing through Tadapani, and beautiful forests on the way, we finally reach Ghandruk, the second largest Gurung Settlement in Nepal. We stay here tonight.

Day 19 Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m), Drive to Pokhara

After having lunch at Ghandruk, we continue our trek to Nayapul to complete the trail, which then is followed by a short bus-ride back to Pokhara, a peaceful lakeside city.

Day 20 Rest day + Sightseeing in Pokhara.

Today will be the best day to have a tour in Pokhara city. You can have a sightseeing trip at Pokhara as there are many places worth visiting. The major places include: Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Devi's Fall, Museum, Gupteshwor Cave, Bat's Cave and Mahendra Cave among others.

Day 21 Pokhara to Kathmandu by road 8\9 hours, By air 30 Minutes

Today's drive from Pokhara will take you to Kathmandu. If you take the flight to return back to Kathmandu, it will take around 35 minutes. You can explore the Kathmandu city in the remaining time. And in the evening we will celebrate the farewell dinner.

Day 22 Final Departure / Back To Your Home Town

Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!

What Is Included ?

  • All pickups and drops from and to the airport by private vehicle
  • All hotel charges in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan
  • A guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All Standard meal during the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • English Speaking Local Guide who holds Government License
  • Twin sharing accommodations in lodges (all during the trek)
  • Required local staffs and porters for your assistance during the trek
  • All required fee in national parks and conservation areas
  • Food, accommodation, equipment, salary, insurance, medicine for all trekking staffs
  • Required Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag (needs to be returned after the trek)
  • All surface transfers from and to Kathmandu
  • All Sightseeing or Monument Entrance fees in Kathmandu
  • All Official Expenses
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All Government taxes of Nepal

What Is Excluded?

  • All Lunches and Dinners whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara as well as other major cities
  • All International Airfare and airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance required for emergency rescue and evacuation
  • Nepal Entry Visa which can be obtained easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (well, tipping is expected)
  • All alcoholic and other drinks (hot and cold)
  • And, any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Included section

Route Map

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FAQs

The ideal trekking seasons are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is clear, and the views are stunning.

Thorong La Pass is challenging but achievable with proper acclimatization. We recommend a gradual ascent and physical fitness for a smoother experience.

Yes, you'll need the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. Our team will assist you in obtaining these.

The Annapurna Circuit is moderately challenging. While previous trekking experience is beneficial, beginners with good fitness levels can undertake it with proper preparation.

Accommodations vary from tea houses to basic lodges. They provide a comfortable and authentic mountain experience, complete with warm hospitality.

Our itineraries include acclimatization days, and our guides are trained to recognize symptoms. Adequate hydration and a steady pace help mitigate altitude-related risks.

Pack essentials like comfortable trekking gear, layers, a good pair of boots, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, a hat, and a refillable water bottle. Our detailed packing list will guide you.

Yes, hiring a guide and porter is recommended for a more enjoyable experience. They assist with navigation, carry your belongings, and provide valuable insights into the local culture.

Yes, tea houses along the trek route offer a variety of vegetarian and vegan meal options. Inform your guide about dietary preferences, and they will make necessary arrangements.

Our guides are trained in first aid. In case of a serious emergency, we have evacuation procedures in place. We highly recommend travel insurance covering trekking activities.

Additional Information

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and challenging trails. The best times to embark on this adventure are during the autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) seasons.

Autumn offers crisp and clear weather, with stable temperatures and minimal rainfall. The skies are generally clear, allowing for excellent visibility of the surrounding snow-capped peaks and lush valleys. The autumn months also bring post-monsoon greenery, adding vibrant colors to the landscape. The trails are usually less crowded during this time, providing a more serene and tranquil trekking experience. Autumn also offers special festive moods to the trekkers because two major festivals of Nepalese people: Dashain and Tihar fall in the same season.

Similarly, spring is another favorable season for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The weather remains pleasant with mild temperatures, making it comfortable for trekking. Spring brings the blooming of rhododendrons, magnolias, and other wildflowers, painting the hillsides with a riot of colors. The days are longer, allowing for more hours of trekking and exploration. Wildlife is more active during this season, offering opportunities to spot rare birds and animals.

Both autumn and spring provide excellent weather conditions for the Annapurna Circuit Trek, ensuring a memorable experience amidst stunning natural beauty.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular hiking route in Nepal known for its stunning landscapes and diverse cultures. Along the trail, trekkers have the option to stay in teahouse accommodations, which are basic yet comfortable guesthouses that offer meals and lodging.

Teahouses typically provide a variety of food options to cater to the trekkers; needs. The menu often includes local Nepali dishes like dal bhat (rice with lentil soup), momo (steamed dumplings), and thukpa (noodle soup), as well as international foods such as pasta, fried rice, and pancakes. Even most of the teahouses offer continental, Japanese, Chinese, and Indian cuisines. Most teahouses also serve hot drinks like tea, coffee, and hot chocolate to keep trekkers warm and refreshed.

Accommodations in teahouses are simple but cozy, with shared rooms or private rooms available. Beds are usually equipped with blankets or sleeping bags, and some teahouses may have attached bathrooms with hot showers, while others offer shared bathroom facilities. It's advisable to bring your own sleeping bag for added comfort during colder months.

During the Autumn season, the teahouses are occupied by a large number of trekkers since it is the peak trekking season in Nepal. Overall, teahouse accommodations on the Annapurna Circuit Trek provide a convenient and comfortable resting place for trekkers, and the varied food options ensure that hikers can refuel and enjoy a taste of local cuisine along their journey.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular and breathtaking trekking route in Nepal, known for its stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, absolute thrills of Adventure, and unique cultural experiences.

To embark on this journey, there are three essential permits that trekkers must obtain: the TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System), the Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP), and the Restricted Area Entry Permit.

The TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System) is a compulsory permit for all trekkers in Nepal. It is designed to ensure the safety and security of trekkers by collecting essential information. The TIMS Card can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu or from the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and is required for both Asian and trekkers from other countries. But, in the case of Nepalese trekkers, none of them are required.

The Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP) is another crucial permit for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The ACAP aims to preserve and manage the natural and cultural heritage of the Annapurna region. Trekkers can obtain the ACAP at the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu, Pokhara, or at the entry points of the Annapurna Conservation Area. In addition to the TIMS Card and ACAP, you will need to obtain a Restricted Area Entry Permit as you are trekking to the border of Tibet and some parts of the Mustang region.

This permit is necessary due to the special requirements and regulations in these restricted areas. You can obtain the Restricted Area Entry Permit through authorized trekking agencies in Nepal. It is important to note that these permits are subject to change, so it is advisable to check the latest requirements and regulations with the relevant authorities or consult with a trusted trekking agency before planning your Annapurna Circuit Trek. Compliance with these permit regulations not only ensures a smooth and legal trekking experience but also contributes to the conservation efforts in the region, promoting responsible tourism.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a strenuous and challenging trek in Nepal, known for its stunning scenery and diverse landscapes. The level of difficulty can vary depending on factors such as weather conditions, individual fitness level, and acclimatization.

The highest point of the Annapurna Circuit Trek is Thorong La Pass, situated at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet) above sea level. This is a significant altitude, and trekkers need to be prepared for the effects of high altitudes, such as altitude sickness. Acclimatization days are built into the trek to allow the body to adjust gradually to the increasing altitude.

Trekking above5000m high above sea level is considered to be a challenging trek. If it rains and snowfalls on the trail, the trekking will be more complicated. Preparations for the Annapurna Circuit Trek should include physical fitness training, as the trek involves long days of hiking on varied terrain, including steep ascents and descents. Cardiovascular exercises and endurance training are essential. It is also crucial to pack appropriate clothing and gear, including sturdy hiking boots, warm layers, a good quality sleeping bag, and a backpack. It is recommended that trekkers who are preparing Annapurna

Circuit Trek is required to have at least one-two prior trekking experience above 4000m high with several ups and downs. In terms of permits, trekkers need to obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card, and Restricted Area Trek Permit.

These can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara. It is advisable to hire a local guide or join a guided tour for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Guides provide valuable knowledge, support, and help with navigation, especially in remote areas. Overall, the Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered a challenging but rewarding adventure. Proper physical conditioning, acclimatization, appropriate gear, and guidance are crucial for a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse terrain as it winds through the majestic Himalayas in Nepal. The trek covers a vast range of elevations, offering trekkers a remarkable experience of varied landscapes and cultures. Starting from the town of Besisahar at around 820 meters (2,690 feet), the trail gradually ascends along the Marsyangdi River. Passing through charming villages like Jagat, Dharapani, and Chame, trekkers gradually climb to higher altitudes, reaching Manang at approximately 3,540 meters (11,615 feet). Here, the landscape changes from lush green forests to arid, high-altitude desert-like terrain.

As the trek continues, trekkers ascend to the famous Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet). After conquering the pass, the trail descends to the sacred pilgrimage site of Muktinath at around 3,800 meters (12,467 feet). From Muktinath, you can either embark for Jomsom to end or trek or can take another shot section of a trek to Tatopani (1200m). Descending further, trekkers reach Tatopani, known for its natural hot springs, at approximately 1,200 meters (3,937 feet). The trek concludes in Nayapul at around 1,070 meters (3,510 feet), where transportation is available to the city of Pokhara. In just a span of around 200 kilometers (125 miles), the Annapurna Circuit Trek showcases an extraordinary range of elevations, from lush valleys to towering peaks, offering an unforgettable adventure for trekkers.

Altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), can occur during the Annapurna Circuit Trek due to the high altitude reached along the trail. It may occur because trekkers are going above 5000m above and cross one of the highest mountains passes in the world, Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet).

But it doesn’t mean that it occurs in every individual trekker during Annapurna Circuit Trek. Trekkers need to be very cautious about it and take good care of one’s health. Acute mountain sickness symptoms may include headaches, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, and shortness of breath. To prevent altitude sickness, it is important to acclimatize gradually by ascending at a moderate pace, allowing your body to adjust to the increasing altitude.

Adequate hydration is crucial, so drink plenty of fluids throughout the trek. It is recommended to include rest days in your itinerary to allow for adaptation to the altitude. Avoid alcohol and smoking, as they can worsen the symptoms. In case of mild AMS symptoms, descending to a lower altitude is usually sufficient for recovery. However, in severe cases, immediate descent and medical attention are necessary. Consulting a healthcare professional before the trek and carrying necessary medications, such as acetazolamide, can also help manage altitude sickness. Proper preparation and awareness will enhance your safety and enjoyment during the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Don’t forget to carry authentic travel insurance that covers all the medications and rescue in case you get acute mountain sickness.

Manang Valley: Located at an altitude of 3,540 meters, Manang is a picturesque village surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Highlights include the ancient monasteries, stunning views of Annapurna and Gangapurna mountains, and the opportunity to experience the unique Tibetan- influenced culture.

Thorong La Pass: Standing at an elevation of 5,416 meters, this is the highest point of the trek. Crossing the Thorong La Pass is a challenging but rewarding experience, offering panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

Muktinath Temple: A sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists, Muktinath is known for its temple and natural spring. It provides a spiritual retreat and offers a glimpse into the cultural and religious significance of the region. Pokhara City: After completing the circuit, a visit to Pokhara is a must. This charming lakeside city offers stunning views of the Annapurna range, serene boat rides on Phewa Lake, and a chance to relax and rejuvenate after the trek.

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Overview And Highlights

Annapurna Circuit Trek Trip Highlights

  • Majestic Peaks: Marvel at Annapurna range's 8,000+ meter peaks, including Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri.
  • Thorong La Pass Adventure: Conquer the 5,416m Thorong La Pass for panoramic mountain vistas and a triumphant achievement.
  • Cultural Tapestry: Explore villages inhabited by Gurungs, Thakalis, and Manangis for diverse cultures and warm hospitality.
  • Tatopani Hot Springs: Relax in Tatopani's natural hot springs, renowned for soothing tired muscles.
  • Muktinath Temple: Visit the sacred temple at 3,710m, a spiritual site with 108 water spouts and an eternal flame.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Traverse lush forests, terraced fields, arid landscapes, and glacial valleys for a visually stunning trek.
  • Lower Mustang's Appeal: Discover unique terrain, red cliffs, and ancient caves as you descend from higher altitudes.
  • Conservation Area Exploration: Experience Annapurna Conservation Area's rich flora and fauna, including rare species.
  • Kagbeni Village Charm: Enjoy the allure of Kagbeni Village and follow the path of the Upper Mustang Trek and Jeep tour for added adventure.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Description

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the heart of the Nepalese Himalayas with the Annapurna Circuit Trek. This legendary adventure, reaching a breathtaking altitude of 5,416 meters at Thorong La Pass, weaves a tapestry of awe-inspiring landscapes and challenging trails. The trek immerses you in the tranquility of nature, offering a unique wilderness experience with fewer crowds compared to other popular trails in Nepal.

Traversing the Annapurna Conservation Area, you'll encounter diverse flora and fauna, from dense rhododendron forests to elusive wildlife like snow leopards and musk deer. The trek unfolds nature's artistry with each step, showcasing terraced fields in Pisang, the sacred temple of Muktinath, the sublime beauty of Manang Valley, and the lush greenery along the Marshyangdi River Valley. With its blend of physical challenges and moments of introspection, the Annapurna Circuit Trek promises a remarkable odyssey. As you push your limits, the stunning landscapes, warm encounters with local communities, and a sense of accomplishment at every milestone will make this journey an unforgettable adventure. Lace up your boots, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and let the Annapurna Circuit Trek lead you to the untamed beauty of the Himalayan wilderness.

Type of Accommodation 

Accommodation during the Annapurna Circuit Trek is provided in the form of Lodge accommodations. Throughout the trail, well-established lodges are available at various locations in the region. Depending on your preferences, you have the flexibility to select the type of accommodation that suits you best. 

Whether you prefer a luxurious experience or are on a budget, there are options available to cater to your needs. You can opt for either luxury lodges or more modest lodges during your trek.

Food on Annapurna Circuit Trek 

During the trek, there are plenty of local lodges and tea houses. As this is a popular trekking trail, you will have a wide range of food choices available to you. From Western, Indian, and Italian, to local cuisine, the menu offers a variety of options. Whether you crave Dal Bhat or Pizza, you will find it all.

Average Walking Hours 

While the duration of walking hours may vary each day, on average, you can expect to walk for approximately 6 hours daily. It is important to note that these walking hours are only an approximate measurement and may differ for each individual.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Difficulty Level 

The trek presents certain difficulties and challenges, and it is considered a difficult trek. However, you do not require any technical skills to undertake this trek. 

Trekking Permit

Trekking in the mountains necessitates obtaining a permit. Certain trekking areas necessitate obtaining a special permit. However, a regular permit is sufficient for trekking around the Annapurna circuit. This permit, also known as an ACAP permit, is mandatory for trekking in the region. Without this permit, trekking in this area is prohibited. 

Guide and Porters for the Trek

As a meticulously planned trekking expedition, we provide you with a skilled and knowledgeable leader who will guide you on the trek. Our guide's utmost priority is to ensure your safety while making your journey an enjoyable and breathtaking experience. With extensive experience in leading and assisting trekkers across various regions of the Himalayas, our guides are well-equipped to handle any challenges that may arise. 

Additionally, we offer a team of dedicated porters who will carry your backpacks throughout the mountains. Each porter is responsible for carrying the backpacks of two trekkers, with a maximum weight limit of 20 kg. Therefore, you need to pack your backpack wisely, ensuring that it does not exceed 10 kg per person.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival at Mt. Everest Nepal TIA (KTM) {1400m}

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Welcome Dinner

Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.

Day 2 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour (1450m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.

Day 3 Kathmandu to Beshisahar by Road (760m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, after having breakfast in the morning, we then drive to Beshisahar. We start our journey into the hills through the winding roads along the Trishuli River. On the way, we will see more of the countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, villages, rivers, farms, and beautiful mountain scenarios. After approx. the 5 and half hours of drive from Kathmandu, we reach Beshisahar.

Day 4 Trek from Beshisahar to Bahundanda (1270m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we will start trekking early in the morning. After having breakfast, we will start moving onward enjoying the natural scenery. Following the trail, we then reach Bahundanda and stay there overnight.

Day 5 Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we enter the Manang Region passing through fields of corn, potatoes, and barley. Then, we pass through the forests of bamboo and rhododendrons. On the way is the village named Tal. Actually, Taal lies on a flat plain next to the sandy beach and river at the base of a large waterfall. While we are hiking, we may sometimes have to give a pass to a large group of donkey caravan. We will stay overnight at Dharapani.

Day 6 Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,650m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we negotiate a few steep forested ridges along with several landslides on a route. Remember to lookup through as we will be treated to some sensational views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV. Small hot springs will relief your long day trek. Overnight, we will stay at Chame.

Day 7 Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,250m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

A steep and narrow path through a very dense forest will bring us to the dramatic curved rock face rising 1500m from the river. The forests and heavy vegetation would now be gone. Then we cross and re-cross the river again and again on suspension bridges. As the trail opens up, we get surrounded by majestic Himalayan peaks. Finally, we reach Pisang and stay there overnight.

Day 8 Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,519m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

There are two routes that we can follow today. If we take upper route, i.e. the route through Upper Pisang via Geru, the sceneries are outstanding. It feels like we are horizontally in front of the majestic peaks. We will enjoy the panoramic views of Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and several others on the way. We notice the contrast in the landscape and vegetation from today. We visit Barge Monastery which is the largest in the entire Manang district. Overnight, we will stay at Manang.

Day 9 Acclimatization day

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today will be our scheduled acclimatization day. And it is not recommended to stay idle but a short walk to higher altitude is suggested to get acclimatized to the altitude. Bhojo Gompa or Gangapurna Lake is worth visiting today. Overnight, we will stay at Manang.

Day 10 Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4000m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, from Manang Village, we then cross a stream and then climb to a village of Tenki above Manang. We then continue our trek to climb out of the Marshynangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. Following the pastures and juniper forests our trail steadily gets elevation. Passing near the Ghunsa village, we then pass through the meadows where horses and yaks graze. We finally reach at Yak Kharka today where we will stay overnight.

Day 11 Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (5,416m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

We make our way to the foot of the pass, Throrong Phedi today. Thorong Phedi is a small busy settlement catering to the needs of tired trekkers and climbers. People use this point as a base camp. You can also attempt a hike to the High Camp today so that the next day can be easier for you. But we will stop at Thorong Phedi so that we can sleep sound rather than a risky sleep in higher altitude. We will stay at Thorong Phedi tonight.

Day 12 Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3802m) the day of Thorang La Pass (5,416m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

We will reach the climax of our Annapurna Circuit Trekking today. Sure, it is going to be a lifetime and unforgettable experience to cross the famous Thorong La Pass. We will make our early start so that we will have enough time to enjoy the outstanding Himalayan scenes. After that, we will reach at Muktinath with the setting sun. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindus and Buddhists where you can feel the religious harmony in Nepal.

Day 13 Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,804m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Muktinath is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists. We will take our time in the morning for visiting Vishnu Temple and Gompa. Descending from Ranipauwa village down the steep and barren hillside, we tumble down towards Kagbeni. We will stay here tonight.

Day 14 Trek from Kagbeni to Marpha (2650m)

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Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

From Kagbeni, we then trek onwards to Jomsom. The trail today is quite surreal as you trek along a plateau above Kali Gandaki which is the world’s deepest gorge. Then we arrive at Marpha finally. Marpha is also famous as the apple capital of Nepal. We will stay overnight at Marpha.

Day 15 Trek from Marpha to Ghassa (2000m)

From Marpha, we start trekking downhill through the panoramic forests enjoying the beautiful mountain views. We will stop at Ghassa, which is our destination for today. We will stay here overnight.

Day 16 Trek from Ghassa to Tatopani (1219m)

Again, the journey today is also going to be downhill mostly. We start to trek early in the morning. As we drop to lower elevations, we emerge back into subtropical lush green forests. We continue along Rupse Chahara which is one of the popular waterfalls there. Crossing the Narchyang Besi, we finally reach at Tatopani. We relax and have a natural hot spring bath at Tatopani and stay there tonight.

Day 17 Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2874m)

While we walk along our trail, we will get a chance to observe the lifestyle of the people in the midland villages of Nepal. We will visit Ghara and Sikhara with terraced and inclined farmlands. Then we gradually walk steep up to ascent Ghorepani. Passing through the Phalate and Chitre, we walk through a no-habitation area through rhododendron, magnolia, birch, and some meadows. As we gain height, we will enjoy the wonderful peaks ahead. We stay at Ghorepani for we have to make the climb to Poon Hill Early tomorrow morning.

Day 18 Trek from Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1,950m)

Early at dawn, we take an ascend to Poon Hill today to catch the moment of a spectacular sunrise over the whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs and surrounding rice terraces. You will be enjoying in Poon Hill with the majestic mountain views of surrounding mountains. In fact, Poon Hill is known as the photographer’s paradise. Then, passing through Tadapani, and beautiful forests on the way, we finally reach Ghandruk, the second largest Gurung Settlement in Nepal. We stay here tonight.

Day 19 Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m), Drive to Pokhara

After having lunch at Ghandruk, we continue our trek to Nayapul to complete the trail, which then is followed by a short bus-ride back to Pokhara, a peaceful lakeside city.

Day 20 Rest day + Sightseeing in Pokhara.

Today will be the best day to have a tour in Pokhara city. You can have a sightseeing trip at Pokhara as there are many places worth visiting. The major places include: Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Devi's Fall, Museum, Gupteshwor Cave, Bat's Cave and Mahendra Cave among others.

Day 21 Pokhara to Kathmandu by road 8\9 hours, By air 30 Minutes

Today's drive from Pokhara will take you to Kathmandu. If you take the flight to return back to Kathmandu, it will take around 35 minutes. You can explore the Kathmandu city in the remaining time. And in the evening we will celebrate the farewell dinner.

Day 22 Final Departure / Back To Your Home Town

Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!

What Is Included ?

  • All pickups and drops from and to the airport by private vehicle
  • All hotel charges in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan
  • A guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All Standard meal during the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • English Speaking Local Guide who holds Government License
  • Twin sharing accommodations in lodges (all during the trek)
  • Required local staffs and porters for your assistance during the trek
  • All required fee in national parks and conservation areas
  • Food, accommodation, equipment, salary, insurance, medicine for all trekking staffs
  • Required Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag (needs to be returned after the trek)
  • All surface transfers from and to Kathmandu
  • All Sightseeing or Monument Entrance fees in Kathmandu
  • All Official Expenses
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All Government taxes of Nepal

What Is Excluded?

  • All Lunches and Dinners whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara as well as other major cities
  • All International Airfare and airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance required for emergency rescue and evacuation
  • Nepal Entry Visa which can be obtained easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (well, tipping is expected)
  • All alcoholic and other drinks (hot and cold)
  • And, any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Included section

Route Map

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FAQs

The ideal trekking seasons are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is clear, and the views are stunning.

Thorong La Pass is challenging but achievable with proper acclimatization. We recommend a gradual ascent and physical fitness for a smoother experience.

Yes, you'll need the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. Our team will assist you in obtaining these.

The Annapurna Circuit is moderately challenging. While previous trekking experience is beneficial, beginners with good fitness levels can undertake it with proper preparation.

Accommodations vary from tea houses to basic lodges. They provide a comfortable and authentic mountain experience, complete with warm hospitality.

Our itineraries include acclimatization days, and our guides are trained to recognize symptoms. Adequate hydration and a steady pace help mitigate altitude-related risks.

Pack essentials like comfortable trekking gear, layers, a good pair of boots, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, a hat, and a refillable water bottle. Our detailed packing list will guide you.

Yes, hiring a guide and porter is recommended for a more enjoyable experience. They assist with navigation, carry your belongings, and provide valuable insights into the local culture.

Yes, tea houses along the trek route offer a variety of vegetarian and vegan meal options. Inform your guide about dietary preferences, and they will make necessary arrangements.

Our guides are trained in first aid. In case of a serious emergency, we have evacuation procedures in place. We highly recommend travel insurance covering trekking activities.

Additional Information

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and challenging trails. The best times to embark on this adventure are during the autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) seasons.

Autumn offers crisp and clear weather, with stable temperatures and minimal rainfall. The skies are generally clear, allowing for excellent visibility of the surrounding snow-capped peaks and lush valleys. The autumn months also bring post-monsoon greenery, adding vibrant colors to the landscape. The trails are usually less crowded during this time, providing a more serene and tranquil trekking experience. Autumn also offers special festive moods to the trekkers because two major festivals of Nepalese people: Dashain and Tihar fall in the same season.

Similarly, spring is another favorable season for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The weather remains pleasant with mild temperatures, making it comfortable for trekking. Spring brings the blooming of rhododendrons, magnolias, and other wildflowers, painting the hillsides with a riot of colors. The days are longer, allowing for more hours of trekking and exploration. Wildlife is more active during this season, offering opportunities to spot rare birds and animals.

Both autumn and spring provide excellent weather conditions for the Annapurna Circuit Trek, ensuring a memorable experience amidst stunning natural beauty.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular hiking route in Nepal known for its stunning landscapes and diverse cultures. Along the trail, trekkers have the option to stay in teahouse accommodations, which are basic yet comfortable guesthouses that offer meals and lodging.

Teahouses typically provide a variety of food options to cater to the trekkers; needs. The menu often includes local Nepali dishes like dal bhat (rice with lentil soup), momo (steamed dumplings), and thukpa (noodle soup), as well as international foods such as pasta, fried rice, and pancakes. Even most of the teahouses offer continental, Japanese, Chinese, and Indian cuisines. Most teahouses also serve hot drinks like tea, coffee, and hot chocolate to keep trekkers warm and refreshed.

Accommodations in teahouses are simple but cozy, with shared rooms or private rooms available. Beds are usually equipped with blankets or sleeping bags, and some teahouses may have attached bathrooms with hot showers, while others offer shared bathroom facilities. It's advisable to bring your own sleeping bag for added comfort during colder months.

During the Autumn season, the teahouses are occupied by a large number of trekkers since it is the peak trekking season in Nepal. Overall, teahouse accommodations on the Annapurna Circuit Trek provide a convenient and comfortable resting place for trekkers, and the varied food options ensure that hikers can refuel and enjoy a taste of local cuisine along their journey.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular and breathtaking trekking route in Nepal, known for its stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, absolute thrills of Adventure, and unique cultural experiences.

To embark on this journey, there are three essential permits that trekkers must obtain: the TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System), the Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP), and the Restricted Area Entry Permit.

The TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System) is a compulsory permit for all trekkers in Nepal. It is designed to ensure the safety and security of trekkers by collecting essential information. The TIMS Card can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu or from the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and is required for both Asian and trekkers from other countries. But, in the case of Nepalese trekkers, none of them are required.

The Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP) is another crucial permit for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The ACAP aims to preserve and manage the natural and cultural heritage of the Annapurna region. Trekkers can obtain the ACAP at the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu, Pokhara, or at the entry points of the Annapurna Conservation Area. In addition to the TIMS Card and ACAP, you will need to obtain a Restricted Area Entry Permit as you are trekking to the border of Tibet and some parts of the Mustang region.

This permit is necessary due to the special requirements and regulations in these restricted areas. You can obtain the Restricted Area Entry Permit through authorized trekking agencies in Nepal. It is important to note that these permits are subject to change, so it is advisable to check the latest requirements and regulations with the relevant authorities or consult with a trusted trekking agency before planning your Annapurna Circuit Trek. Compliance with these permit regulations not only ensures a smooth and legal trekking experience but also contributes to the conservation efforts in the region, promoting responsible tourism.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a strenuous and challenging trek in Nepal, known for its stunning scenery and diverse landscapes. The level of difficulty can vary depending on factors such as weather conditions, individual fitness level, and acclimatization.

The highest point of the Annapurna Circuit Trek is Thorong La Pass, situated at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet) above sea level. This is a significant altitude, and trekkers need to be prepared for the effects of high altitudes, such as altitude sickness. Acclimatization days are built into the trek to allow the body to adjust gradually to the increasing altitude.

Trekking above5000m high above sea level is considered to be a challenging trek. If it rains and snowfalls on the trail, the trekking will be more complicated. Preparations for the Annapurna Circuit Trek should include physical fitness training, as the trek involves long days of hiking on varied terrain, including steep ascents and descents. Cardiovascular exercises and endurance training are essential. It is also crucial to pack appropriate clothing and gear, including sturdy hiking boots, warm layers, a good quality sleeping bag, and a backpack. It is recommended that trekkers who are preparing Annapurna

Circuit Trek is required to have at least one-two prior trekking experience above 4000m high with several ups and downs. In terms of permits, trekkers need to obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card, and Restricted Area Trek Permit.

These can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara. It is advisable to hire a local guide or join a guided tour for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Guides provide valuable knowledge, support, and help with navigation, especially in remote areas. Overall, the Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered a challenging but rewarding adventure. Proper physical conditioning, acclimatization, appropriate gear, and guidance are crucial for a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse terrain as it winds through the majestic Himalayas in Nepal. The trek covers a vast range of elevations, offering trekkers a remarkable experience of varied landscapes and cultures. Starting from the town of Besisahar at around 820 meters (2,690 feet), the trail gradually ascends along the Marsyangdi River. Passing through charming villages like Jagat, Dharapani, and Chame, trekkers gradually climb to higher altitudes, reaching Manang at approximately 3,540 meters (11,615 feet). Here, the landscape changes from lush green forests to arid, high-altitude desert-like terrain.

As the trek continues, trekkers ascend to the famous Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet). After conquering the pass, the trail descends to the sacred pilgrimage site of Muktinath at around 3,800 meters (12,467 feet). From Muktinath, you can either embark for Jomsom to end or trek or can take another shot section of a trek to Tatopani (1200m). Descending further, trekkers reach Tatopani, known for its natural hot springs, at approximately 1,200 meters (3,937 feet). The trek concludes in Nayapul at around 1,070 meters (3,510 feet), where transportation is available to the city of Pokhara. In just a span of around 200 kilometers (125 miles), the Annapurna Circuit Trek showcases an extraordinary range of elevations, from lush valleys to towering peaks, offering an unforgettable adventure for trekkers.

Altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), can occur during the Annapurna Circuit Trek due to the high altitude reached along the trail. It may occur because trekkers are going above 5000m above and cross one of the highest mountains passes in the world, Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet).

But it doesn’t mean that it occurs in every individual trekker during Annapurna Circuit Trek. Trekkers need to be very cautious about it and take good care of one’s health. Acute mountain sickness symptoms may include headaches, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, and shortness of breath. To prevent altitude sickness, it is important to acclimatize gradually by ascending at a moderate pace, allowing your body to adjust to the increasing altitude.

Adequate hydration is crucial, so drink plenty of fluids throughout the trek. It is recommended to include rest days in your itinerary to allow for adaptation to the altitude. Avoid alcohol and smoking, as they can worsen the symptoms. In case of mild AMS symptoms, descending to a lower altitude is usually sufficient for recovery. However, in severe cases, immediate descent and medical attention are necessary. Consulting a healthcare professional before the trek and carrying necessary medications, such as acetazolamide, can also help manage altitude sickness. Proper preparation and awareness will enhance your safety and enjoyment during the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Don’t forget to carry authentic travel insurance that covers all the medications and rescue in case you get acute mountain sickness.

Manang Valley: Located at an altitude of 3,540 meters, Manang is a picturesque village surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Highlights include the ancient monasteries, stunning views of Annapurna and Gangapurna mountains, and the opportunity to experience the unique Tibetan- influenced culture.

Thorong La Pass: Standing at an elevation of 5,416 meters, this is the highest point of the trek. Crossing the Thorong La Pass is a challenging but rewarding experience, offering panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

Muktinath Temple: A sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists, Muktinath is known for its temple and natural spring. It provides a spiritual retreat and offers a glimpse into the cultural and religious significance of the region. Pokhara City: After completing the circuit, a visit to Pokhara is a must. This charming lakeside city offers stunning views of the Annapurna range, serene boat rides on Phewa Lake, and a chance to relax and rejuvenate after the trek.

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