Annapurna circuit is an incredible bucket list adventure in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Annapurna Circuit trek provides a marvelous view of sub-tropical vegetation, the gorgeous valley with waterfalls, majestic mountain views, various local communities with their culture and tradition.
16 days Annapurna Circuit trek is getting superb trekking infrastructure and easy access from Kathmandu and Pokhara. There is a nice and cozy guesthouse in every village throughout the trekking. Annapurna circuit trek combines Manang valley and Kaligandaki valley. This trek has been possible since 1977. As you can reach Bulbule within 7 hours bus ride from Kathmandu, it can be a good idea to walk Nagdi for an hour on the same day to stretch your legs. Annapurna Circuit trek is 260km but due to the road extension, this trek can be shortened to 15 days depending on an individual’s physical fitness and the situation. Annapurna circuit is not only for a trek, for a lifetime experience of local lives and culture. The trek route and itinerary is flexible as per your interest. Follow the Marshyandi river valley until Chame and walk to Pisang through the pine and Rhododendron forest. From Pisang, you will be trekking in the high altitude terrain through Manang village until crossing Throngla 5,416m and down to Muktinath. Manang is an ideal place for acclimatizing where you can visit Monastery, ACAP information center, and the Gangapurna lake. From Manang, you may visit Tilicho Lake for 3 additional days as this is the highest lake in the world. Within this trek, you will cover lower Mustang trek, Ghorepani poon hill trek, and visit Natural hot Spring at Tatopani. Global Adventure Trekking offers these itineraries, trek map, and an affordable price with an experienced and certified trek leader and porters.
Annapurna circuit trek can be done throughout the year. However, autumn (September to November) and spring season (March to May) are the best time of the year for the best visibility and warm weather. Winter season (December to February) very much cold and snow in the mountain area. Temperature falls down to -20˚C. and high pass could be closed. Monson season (Jun to Mid September) the trek can be disrupting travel due to flooding and landslide.
Annapurna circuit trek combines with Manang valley and Kali Gandaki valley. Kali Gandaki valley is the deepest gorge in the world offering the sky towering Annapurna I (8,091m) and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,156m). Discover a different side of the Annapurna Himalayas, Annapurna trekking past terraced rice fields, oak and rhododendron forests, there’s a diverse array of nature that awaits in the Mt. Annapurna region.