Annapurna Circuit trekking is a famous trek among the world treks. It falls on the category of long trek rather than short trek and medium trek in Nepal. It covered the Annapurna mountain region of central Nepal where the total length of route is 180-250 Km which can be complete within 20-25 days depending upon the speed of the hikers. Annapurna Circuit Trekking route length depends upon the transportation used or not. Majesty Himalayans like Annapurna I-IV, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna and Tilicho Peak are the main attraction point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking. Annapurna Circuit Trekking trek rises to 5,500 m during the Thorung-La-pass which is the most adventures and most memorable parts of trekking. Annapurna Circuit Trekking is the best long trek in the world according to the recent research on trek. Because of wide differences of climate zones from 600 m to 5420 m from the sea-level and cultural differences too from Hindu cultures to Tibetan culture.
Trek Day 1
Annapurna Circuit Trekking starts from Besisahar,Lamjung (820 m) where you can reached with 7 hrs. Drive from Kathmandu and 5 hrs. Drive from Pokhara.
Trek Day 2
Trek to KHUDI,Lamjung which is 790 m from sea level. Home stays is available here. Every night cultural program is conduct where trekkers enjoy with dances and typical traditional foods. Hikers received the Hindus cultures and tradition of Nepal.
Trek Day 3
Trek to Bahundanda,Lamjung which is a village development committee in Lamjung District. Same facilities as in Khudi is also available in bahundanda which is 1310 m from sea level.
Trek Day 4
Trek to Jagat, Lamjung which is 1290 m from sea level. With the great views of rivers, forest, wild animals and the majesty Himalayans hikers rest at night at Jagat at day 4 in the way of Annapurna Circuit Trekking.
Trek Day 5
Trek to Dharapani, Manang which is 1920 m from sea-level. After a long distance travelled and high altitude in a single day many hikers may face the altitude problems. Trekkers see and feel the snow and cold here in dharapani. In new culture and environment, trekkers feels they are in heaven.
Trek Day 6
Trek to Chame, Manang which is 2,650 m above sea level. Trekkers can play with snow here. They feel cold and used to talk hot beverages and local alcohols which are the best parts of Chame.
Trek Day 7
Trek to Pisang, Manang which is 3,250 m from sea level. Pisang is divided into two parts by Marsyangdi river: Lower Pisang (3,200) and Upper Pisang (3,300 m). There is a Buddhist Temple in Upper Pisang which is the popular among the trekkers.
Trek Day 8
Trek to Manang Valley, which is located close to Nepal-Tibet border i.e. international trade between China and Nepal, which offers many opportunities an account of rich natural plants and animals. It’s the route between the towns of Mannag and Muktinath. Here you stay at Day-9 in order to rest and visited many places around Manang. The northern parts are dry, brown and isolated places which are totally different from the thick forests and brown green valleys of Sikkim and Eastern Nepal. Annapurna Circuit Trekking is the world’s best long trek where you enjoy your best part of the life.
Trek Day 10
Trek to Letdar, Manang which is 4,250 m from sea level. Trekkers meet the typical Buddhist and find more knowledge about Buddhism.
Trek Day 11
Trek to Thorung Phedi, Manang which is 4,500 m above sea level. Himalayan are so closed. You feel a different world. Different View and different environment where trekkers lost themselves. This is the pass of the Himalayan what we see in northern part of Nepal.
Trek Day 12
Trek to Muktinath where we cross the Thorung La route passing the high mountains of 5,420 m above sea level at Damodar Himal. This is the route which connects the village of Manang and the temple of Muktinath. And this is the highest point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking and the adventures too. After a long trek of more than 10 hrs. we are on the beneath of Muktinath temple which is the sacred place of Hindu and Buddhist located at 3,710 m. Muktinath Temple is considered one of the eight sacred places for Hindu which is the one of the amazing facts of Nepal.
Trek Day 13
Trek to Jomsoon/Marpha which is 1,630 m from sea level. We pass through Jomsoon which is the also famous tourism place. The meaning of Marpha is hard working people. Tourism and mule rearing are the main occupation of this people. Hikers enjoy the Apple gardens and the unique structure of Houses. At Jomsoom you can also make destination pokhara from Jomsoom Airport and end your Annapurna Circuit Trekking trek.
Trek Day 14
Trek to Lete where you can often use the car or mountain bike is 2,470 m high from sea level. Lete is famous for the picturesque Himalayan. It is the scenic village surrounded by Himalaya like Annapurna, Nilgiri and Dhawalagiri.
Trek to Tatopani where you can bath with natural hot water. Different lodges and restaurants are opened. You enjoy with the hot water bath where you forget all the tiredness during the trek.
Trek Day 16
Trek to Ghorepani which is popular for the Eco-tourism. Natural forest of different kinds of trees and the sunrise view is also awesome. Lodges and restaurants are nicely available. This the best place of Annapurna Circuit Trekking trek where you enjoy limitless.
Trek Day 17
Trek Day 18
Trek to Dhampus. You can hike 5 to 6 hrs from Ghandruk to Dhampus. Dhampus is famous for its natural beauty where you can see the different face of Machapuchara Himalaya. (FISHTAIL). Local cultural program is conducted on demand of tourist. The financial development of people of Dhampus is good. Their main income sources is tourist.
Trek Day 19
Trek to Sarangkot. After the hike of 6 to 7 hrs you can reached on the top of picturesque of Pokhara City where you feel like in heaven. Here at the Sarangkot you can enjoy with Jeep flyers and Paragliding. Paragliding in Pokhara is the best paragliding in the World. You fly over the Fewa Lake which is the main attraction point of Pokhara. You can also visit Lekhnath which is known as the city of seven lake. Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Dipang Lake, Ghunde Lake, Khaste Lake, Neurani Lake and Maidi Lake are the name of seven lakes of Lekhnath.
Trek Day 20: Is the end of the Annapurna Circuit Trekking and time to go back to your home. Back to Kathmandu through airplane or buses whatever you choose with suitable transportation.