Photo Courtesy: Kelsie DiPerna.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek (Highest Trekking Pass on Earth) is one of the most surreal and commercial trek in the Himalaya region. Do not worry about empty stomach during the trip, because you can find number of eateries and coffee shops around.
You can embark on an audacious journey all around the Annapurna mountain chain, which is about 160-230 K.M. long, before touching the apex of Thorong La Pass (5416 m.). En route to the trek, you will witness Kali Gandaki Gorge – one of world’s deepest gorges – along with Annapurna I in the east and Dhaulagiri on the west. Similarly, other special attractions of this place are Gangapurna glacier, Ice Lake, and world’s highest lake, Tilicho at 4919 m height.
Throughout the trek, you will be withdrawn by the beauty of numerous small and big mountainous peaks, pine trees, yaks, and crystal clear waters. Besides, the thrilling adventure will guide you to the famous and culturally diverse regions of Manang, Mustang, and Jomsom.
Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Drive to Besi Sahar (820m)
Besi Sahar drive to Chame (2670m) - Not in Monsoon
Trek to Pisang (3200m)
Trek to Manang (3540m)
Acclimatization in Manang (3540m)
Trek to Yak Kharka (4110m)
Trek to Thorung Phedi (4420m)
Trek to Muktinath (3800m) Over the Thorung La Pass (5416m)
Trek to Jomsom (2713m)
Drive Jeep/bus to Tatopani (1190m)
Trek to Ghorepani (2855m)
Visit Poon Hill (3210m) then trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)
Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara (850m)