Annapurna Circuit Trek is an incredible excursion in the natural and culturally diverse landscape. The trek connects the picturesque parts of the Annapurna and Mustang region, crossing the highest Himalayan pass in the world- Thorong La Pass (5416 METERS). Categorized as adventure trekking of the Annapurna region, the Round Annapurna trek offers you an excellent trekking experience for a lifetime memory.
Beginning the Annapurna Circuit Trekking from the lower Annapurna region, it leads you up and down to the heart of the Manang district and its major highlights. The Marshyangdi River valley, picturesque green hills, and the Annapurna white peaks are seen dramatically during the trek. The colorful monasteries and chhortens on the way are further incredible. The Thorong La Pass is an adventurous Himalayan pass, which also has an incredible view of the Annapurna, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri peaks. The second section of the Trek lies in the Mustang region, which lies in the Himalayan rain shadow area. It is also a God-blessed sacred land, which is full of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Muktinath temple is one of them. Descending through the Kali Gandaki River bank and valley, Round Annapurna Trek again connects the Annapurna region via Poon Hill and ends at Nayapul.
Nepal Kameleon Holidays arranges Annapurna Circuit Trek with an excellently designed itinerary and professional guide. The best seasons for this trek are Spring and autumn. Please, do not hesitate to contact us for more details.
The best season/time for the Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a high-altitude trek that includes the highest Himalayan pass in the world- Thorong La Pass (5416 meters). It's better to grab the best trekking seasons for a successful adventure.
Spring (March-April-May) is one of the best trekking seasons. The entire trekking route includes diverse wildflowers like rhododendron and other bushy flowers that can be seen as magnificent. The Himalayan views will be clear in these months, days are warmer and more interesting.
Autumn (September-October-November) Autumn is regarded as the best trekking season in Nepal. The season basically starts in mid-September. October is the best month in terms of temperature of day and night. We can imagine cloudless and sunny days that allow trekkers fine days to explore the impressive Himalayan views. Till November, the alpine terrain looks dramatic without snow, which is great for walking.
December will be a bit chilling, however, if you want an isolated route and more dramatic Himalayan views with the preparation of warm outfits, December is the finest month.
Accommodation in Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek once was known as camping trekking, however, it's totally a tea house/lodge-based trekking nowadays. Hotels/lodges have neat and cozy rooms with warm dining halls. In case you feel comfortable in your sleeping bags, you take it along, otherwise, the beds are clean. Hotels and lodges also have hot shower facilities, for which they may charge extra.
In recent days, there are hotels with attached bathrooms, which has made trekking on Annapurna Circuit Route far more comfortable. The central heating in the dining hall relieves you of the high altitude.
Food availability in Annapurna Circuit Trek
The food menu is richly loaded in the Annapurna region trekking route. Typical Nepali food, Indian, Chinese, and continental food menus are available throughout the trekking route.
- Dal Bhat (rice, lentil, curry),
- Mo: Mo
Note: the food may not taste as you will have in your country. Among them, Dal Bhat keeps your belly good.
High altitude sickness in Annapurna Circuit Trek
High altitude sickness doesn't come all of a sudden, rather you will get the symptoms gradually. The ultimate height of this trek is 5416 meters, which is high enough to create a challenge for you, especially with High Altitude Sickness due to the thin air region.
However, there are some preplan for high altitude sickness in case it might happen. Here are some tips:
- Drink plenty of water
- Drink tea/coffee frequently
- Ginger and garlic are good for your health in high-altitude
- If you feel any symptoms like insomnia, dizziness, vomiting, lack of hunger, and others, you need to take a rest
- If you need any medicine, you must bring it on your own as it needs to be advised by the doctor
What can you see and explore in the Annapurna Circuit Trekking Package?
- Breathtaking Himalayan views of Mt. Annapurna, Lamjung, and Dhaulagiri Himalayas
- Scenic view of Tibetan Buddhist settlements and Buddhist lifestyles
- Heroic excursion through the alpine terrain
- Thorong La Pass (5416 meters) and majestic Himalayan views
- Muktinath- the Hindu pilgrimage destination
- Kagbeni, the antique settlements
- Jomsom and apple orchards at Marpha
Guides and Porters in Annapurna Circuit Trekking
Guides are trained and government-authorized. Guides porters are highly experienced in the Himalayas of Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu.
The guide organizes trips, and accommodation and finds the place to sit and eat.
Porters carry about 20 kg of luggage at maximum.
After the Trek
Enjoy our 02 Nights 03 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari Package.