Annapurna circuit trek is another amazing trekking destination, best suit for the first-timers trekkers and also for those who are wishing to have a complete encircling of the world’s tenth highest mountain Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), equally to explore the varied scenes and sceneries and so forth. The ultimate goal of this trek is to have a complete orbit of the Annapurna and traversing the Thorong La pass (5,416 m) sneak around the incredible landscapes, majestic Himalayas, and more.
Located in north-western Nepal, the Annapurna circuit trek is another most popular trekking trip in the Annapurna region. Popularly known as the round Annapurna trek, it is another classic trekking trail and a frequently organized trekking destination by Footprint Adventure. It is popular not because, you will not only be able to have an opportunity to have an amazing glance at the world’s tenth highest peak Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), but you will equally be able to sneak around the most amazing mountain vistas, offering you ample of opportunity to capture the scenes and sceneries of gorgeous landscapes and so forth.
Annapurna circuit trek undoubtedly offers more variety than any other equivalent length trekking, as it takes you whole around the world’s one of the highest mountains Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), alongside the world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki that flows between Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m). Similarly, you will also have astonishing views of lofty mountains and equally the sunrise and sunset views from Ghorepani Poon hill, which is regarded to be the best viewpoint for having the range of the white mountains, amazing sceneries, and incredible landscapes ranging from sub-tropical through alpine peaks to an arid semi-desert akin to Tibet.
You will cross Thorong La pass (5,416 m), the highest point during the trekking, and then traverse alongside the glaciers, glacial lakes, boulders, sloppy hills, green valley, and the dense forest full of varieties of flora and fauna, varieties of herbs, shrubs. You will have an amazing experience while passing through the terraced farm field, the beautiful village of various ethnic groups namely Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Manangi, and so forth, where you will have an opportunity to spend time, chit-chat, explore their unique lifestyles, rituals, and enjoy the local dishes and delicacies if you wish to, otherwise, enjoy taking photographs and explore the blend of culture of both Hindu and Buddhist, especially at Muktinath areas, all these features are clear enough that why Annapurna circuit trekking is a special one and often organized trips.
The glance of the mountains you will have including that of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Annapurna III (7,555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Mt. Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Langtang (7,300 m), Mt. Fishtail known as Mt. Machhapuchre (6,998 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and more. This trekking trip is suitable for both novice travelers (the first-timers) and equally for those who are willing to have a wild adventure. Annapurna circuit trekking is possible also like the tea house trekking or camping trekking.
Annapurna Circuit trek begins right after a short sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley. Once you will finish sightseeing, you will have a short drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. From Besishahar, you will climb up to Khudi alongside Gurung village you will reach Bahundanda. The next day crossing the Marsyangdi river you will reach Chyamje, and continue to Bagarchhap and then finally reach Chame, headquarter of Manang district, where you will explore the unique architecture, rituals. After exploring all around, you will continue and enter Manang village, where you will have one day of free time for acclimatization. Once you are ready, you will continue trekking alongside scenic route via Yak Kharka, the yak and sheep herding areas, and crossing Thorang - La pass (5,416 m), the highest point of the trail, you will continue trekking to Muktinath, Marpha valley, you will then continue trekking to Ghasa and then Tatopani, where you will spend a day for having bath from natural hot water and finally, you will reach Ghorepani where you will have a short hike to Poon Hill, the best hill station in order to have amazing mountain vista. After having astonishing vistas, you will continue trekking down to Nayapul and then finally drive back to Pokhara and fly back to Kathmandu.