Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit


There are 14 highest mountains in the world over 8ooo meters. We have 8 highest mountains over 8000 meters. Annapurna is tenth highest mountain. In Annapurna conversation area there are one mountain above 8000m 13 mountain above 7000m and 16 mountain above 6000m. Around Annapurna trekking is one of the best and rewarding treks in the Nepal. Where we can see two other highest mountains over 8000m height mt. Manaslu and mt. Dhaulagiri with Annapurna massif (I-Iv), Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, Lamjung Himal, Thorong peak and numerous peaks in elevation rise from the Annapurna range.

The trek stands on an altitude of 5416m on the throng-la pass, touching the edge of the Tibetan plateau. The trek goes counter clockwise. It is a classic trekking which provides magnificent view of mountains, traditional farming villages, Marsyangdi and Kaligandaki river, deepest kaligandaki gorge, cold desert, religious places and various types of ethnic groups.

Annapurna Circuit


Day Place Altitude Duration
1. Kathmandu-Besisahar (drive by car : 6h), 1.5h drive to Bhulbhule than walk to Ngadi bazzar 930m 8.5h
2. Ngadi bazzar– Bahundanda-Ghermu phant 1310m 5h
3. Gharmu phant – Tal 1600m 7h
4. Tal-Danque 2300m 5h
5. Danque-Chame 2600m 6h
6. Chame-Pisang 3200m 5h
7. Pisang-Manang 3550m 5h
8. Manang rest day - -
9. Manang to Leder 4200m 5h
10. Leder to Throng high camp 4800m 5h
11. Throng high camp – thorong pass – muktinath 3800m 10h
12. Muktinath-Kagbeni 2800m 5h
13. Kagbeni-Marpha 2300m 6h
14. Marpha-Kalopani 1700m 8h
15. Kalopani-Tatopani 1100m 7h
16. Tatopani-Beni (2h drive by jeep),Beni – Pokhara (4h by bus/car) 820m 4h