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Annapurna Circuit


Travelling with new places has become part of life. We choose the places for travel, so that it is best with our circumstances, point of interest and beneficial for coming days.

Nepal, naturally abundant country, it dominantly holds Mountaineering trekking, with its More than 80 percent of its landscape covered with high hills, along with world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8,848m) and eight highest peaks out of ten. Most of nature loving and Mountaineering trekkers do not escape to foot Nepal and travelling to these high hilled regions.

Annapurna circuit, circling the Annapurna massif (I-IV), is one of the world’s best trekking trails. Vista over Mt. Dhawalagiri, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Machhapuchchre (Fishtail), glacier over it and its summits certainly let you reach euphoria. The trail is also famed with “Natural Annapurna Trekking Trails”, NATT. It do not let trekkers eyes to leave White Mountains touching the heart, straggled through horizon with even more dazzling than setting sun.

Generally, it is held with sixteen days trekking route. Trekking starts from Besisahar, 6-7 hours driving from Kathmandu passing with massif terrain and bank of Trishuli River, heading to south west of Valley. From Besisahar, footstep ascended to  Manang, or can be chosen jeep passes with gravel road.  Ahead, on to the 5416 metre high Thorung La Pass. Beyond the pass, trails drops to Muktinath, a religious place for Hindus thence via Kagbeni down to Tatopani i.e. thermal spring heading up to Modi Khola to the great bowl of inner Annapurna.

Throughout the trails, trekkers enjoy obviously with best vista and summits of high peaks, shining massifs jacketed with glaciers, its natural beauty, isolated from urban and modernized city and crowd, peaceful, thundering sound of river, hurried waterfalls, twitting and singing voices of wild birds; all these perimeter let you feel something really different; different from our busy days. Thorung La above five thousand metre; highest altitude of this route, passing it successfully is another admirable part of life. Mustang, Kagbeni (windy place), Muktinath (Place of liberation), Tatopani, Poon Hill and at lake city Pokhara; the all these places had made the route as incense on gold. Rural life, visitor friendly peoples, plentiful shelters and lodges for trekkers had supported the trails to be the best choice among visitors. That is why around fifty thousand trekkers choose this trail per annum and they have sounded as their best choice ever they have selected and travelled.

Best season for the trip is during March to April throughout and mid of August to end of October. This Annapurna circuit trek has been one of the best selling treks in Nepal. This trek is technically easy sounded trek and people having good health and with their young age do not feel much difficulty however it is categorized under challenging trek. Budget for the trip holds around $2000 per person hiring with experienced trekking guide, accommodation and travel fares during the trek. Trekking companies in Kathmandu arrange these; provide information and suggestion for success of trip and how to do best during the trek.