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Annapurna Circuit Trek

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Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the adventurous treks in Nepal among other treks in the Annapurna region. It is demanding and wonderful trek. Thousands of people use to do trekking in this region including Annapurna Circuit.

One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.

Henry Miller

Introduction to the Annapurna Circuit

Trekking around the Annapurna Massif, mountain ranges, crossing different rivers, hills, valleys, etc. is known as Annapurna Circuit trek. The highest point on the way to trek is Thorung La pass of the elevation of 5416 meters from sea level. Mt. Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the World having 8,091 meters height from the sea level. Annapurna massif has 6 famous, well known, important peaks over 7000 meters elevation. These are listed below.

List of Peaks Of Annapurna Circuit

  1. Annapurna I (main peak) having elevation 8,091m ranked 10th highest,
  2. Annapurna II having elevation 7,937m ranked 16th highest,
  3. Annapurna III having elevation 7,555m ranked 42nd highest
  4. Annapurna IV having elevation 7,52m
  5. Gangapurna having elevation 7,455m ranked 59th highest,
  6. Annapurna South having elevation 7,219m ranked 101st

Instruction about Annapurna Circuit Trek

Before you start the trekking, you should read the trekking instruction like the weather of Nepal, which season is best for trekking. Here are some information for the Annapurna circuit trek:

The Annapurna Circuit trek takes more than 14 days to be completed. The distance varies from 160 to 230 KM or more. Similarly, altitude varies from less than 1000 meters up to 5416 meters at the Throng la Pass.

Mainly, the best time to visit this region is March to April and October to November. Also, these are the high season for the trekking and hiking in this region. Moreover, trekking to this region is a suitable whole over the year.

Annapurna Trekking Itinerary

Require Things for Trekking in Nepal

About Permit

Firstly, you need Permits to do the trekking in every trekking regions in Nepal. TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card is the common card of all the trekking. And for the Annapurna region trek, you need ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit). These are needed at check-in points on the way.

As we are the inbound travel agency, we do arrange all the necessary documents from Nepal side. To take these permit you must have 3/4 passport size photos.

About Guide and Porter

Guide is depend on your choice. I recommend to take in all the trekking in Nepal as well in other places. Not only confident and health decide to take guide. But also, guide is the

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(2) Comments

  1. HENRY MILLER

    Hello HENRY MILLER
    Thanks for the nice blog about Annapurna circuit trek. I am a professional hiker, hiking for a few years. I want to visit the Annapurna base camp. Some trekking agency suggesting me hiring a trek guide and porter. But I want to visit this place alone. Do you have any suggestion about hiring a porter or guide? Can I travel with my map and how about English language communication there?

    1. Elite

      It is a nice question about the Guide and porter while hiking/trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp. Sure, it is better to take a guide to every part of the Himalayan. If you like to travel alone it is also the good idea. Be sure that, you are very confident to travel alone to the Himalayan at your own risk.

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