While trekking to Annapurna round, need to know little more Annapurna Circuit Trek Information. Trek to Annapurna mountain range is known as Annapurna Circuit Trek. It is around 160-230 km longs all the way of the round. The Annapurna circuit trek encompasses the Annapurna Massif and other two different valleys. Also, cross the different highest passes of the World. To gain the altitude slower, hiker uses anticlockwise way to complete the trek. Throughout the trek, Thorong La pass (5416m) is the easiest and safer pass.
Trekking in Nepal is the best destination, consist of world highest mountain as well all together 10th highest peaks including Annapurna. The duration of the trek depends on the trekkers and hikers speeds. And also the side of the trek, rest day, acclimatization day, climate and many more. Annapurna region trek takes a day from one week up to 3-4 weeks to complete one trip like Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna base camp trek, poon hill trek, and other trekking routes of this region. To do the short Annapurna round/circuit trek trekkers take a flight to Jomsom and starts trek from there and take land vehicles in most of the places.
The first day after trek begins with the sightseeing Kathmandu valley and visiting world heritage sites of the valley. The second day you might be driven to Khudi via Pokhara. After that, the trek begins and trek to Sirung. The trek includes Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, and Pisang continually and stop at Manang. Trekking in the high altitude, acclimatization is the most important thing. So, you spent a day in Manang. After that, the route cross Yak Kharka, Thorong Phedi, and Muktinath. Muktinath is the most popular religious site. And cross the Throng La Pass. The circuit trek include Poon Hill to see the best sunrise view via Marpha, Tatopani, and Ghorepani. After that to complete the trip you will trek through the Tadapani and Ghandruk to Pokhara.
Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary
- Arrival Kathmandu
- Trek to Khudi
- Trek to Bahunadada
- Trek to Jagat
- Trek to Dharapani [1920m/6299 ft]
- Trek to Chame [2630m/8629 ft]
- Trek to Upper/Lower Pisang [3190m/10466 ft]
- Trek to Manang [3520m/11549 ft]
- Rest day in Manang [3520m/11549 ft]
- Trek to Letdar [4250m/13944 ft]
- Trek to Thorung Phedi [4500m/14764 ft]
- Trek to Muktinath [3800m/12467 ft], crossing the Thorung La en route
- Trek to Marpha [2665m/8743 ft]
- Trek to Lete [2470m/8104 ft] (now often with car or mountain bike)
- Trek to Tatopani [1160m/3806 ft] (now often with car or mountain bike, day 14)
- Trek to Ghorepani [2775m/9104 ft]
- Trek to Birethanti [1050m/3445 ft] and travel to Pokhara
- Return to Kathmandu [1400m/4593 ft]
The itinerary is the another important Annapurna Circuit Trek Information. Elite Treks provides this standard trekking itinerary. If you are not compilable with the itinerary feel free to contact us. Also, for any trekking and tour in Nepal, do remember us. We can provide you the program itinerary with customizing as per your request.
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When to do Annapurna Circuit Trek?
Himalayan cannot trek in the wet season or winter season. There will very cold less than the negative degrees of standard temperature measure. As well monsoon seasons are very dangerous in the Himalayan, it may occur landslide. Also the days in the monsoon season the climate is not clear and only be viewed clouds.
For the first time in October 2014, Seth Wolpin completed the Annapurna circuit trek within 72 hours and four minutes starting from Besisahar and ends at Naya Pul. Similarly, Greek Athlete and Philanthropist Lafteri Paraskevas complete the same route within 68 hours and 22 minutes, following All the New Annapurna Trekking trials.
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