Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you on a circumambulation of the Annapurna massif which is 55km long and consists of fourteen peaks over 7,000m and sixteen peaks over 6,000m. Among them Annapurna I (8,091m) is the tenth highest mountain that towers over the whole of Annapurna region. The circuit provides perhaps the most magnificent panorama of Himalayan peaks ranging from Annapurna range, Manaslu ranges to Dhaulagiri range.
How long is Annapurna Circuit Trek? The 16 days Annapurna circuit trail passes through forests of birch and rhododendron within Annapurna Conservation area, and across terraced paddy fields, waterfalls, and picturesque ancient villages. The Annapurna Circuit trekking varies between 160km to 230km, depending on where you prefer to end up your trek.
Annapurna Circuit is safe Trek-Along the Annapurna Round trekking there are many Aid post and easy access with local lodges and it is good for the beginners as well. Annapurna Round Trekking starts from Syange after you leave the road behind. The altitude varies from Syange 800m to Throng-la top 5,416m and ended at 1,100m. This is actually good to have well acclimatized for every trekker.
Why Annapurna Trek is more popular?
Annapurna Circuit Trekking is the most popular trekking trails in the world. The facet is Annapurna Mountain chain lies inland causes a large chunk of the land to fall in the rain shadow area. Hence Annapurna Circuit Trekking is considerably drier than the southern slopes of Annapurna Mountain. Annapurna Circuit trekking passes through the historically popular town of Manang and Mustang. The central piece of this part of Nepal is the Himalayan abode including Annapurna I 8,091m, Dhaulagiri 8,156m and many more Mountain vista.
Between these (Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri) giant Mountain “Kali Gandaki Valley” is the deepest gorge in the world. The views of lush forest, fertile farmland and undisturbed flora and fauna, add the mixture of many ethnic cultures and diverse range of experiences that makes the Annapurna Circuit Trekking the most satisfying trekking destination in Nepal.
Best Time for Annapurna Circuit Trek- Nepal faces 4 different seasons, Jun to Mid September is Monson season and 70% rain as well as rockfall and landslides are more likely to occur. Autumn-September to November is the best time to complete the Annapurna Circuit because the sky is clear and there are no hazy. The spring season-March to May is another beautiful time for the Annapurna circuit due to the Rhododendron flowers, birds and different spice of mammals. Annapurna Round trekking is the hub of butterflies, Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, Blue Ship and many more…