The Annapurna circuit trek

Annapurna circuit trekking ( is one of the great trekking place in Himalayan country Nepal. The lonely planet site has assign it the 10th best trekking destination in the world. Annapurna area has been available for trekkers since 1950. Annapurna region covers 7,629 sqkm of area with a population count of roughly one hundred and twenty thousand with many diverse culture and ethnic people. This place also has a diverse climate zone varying from alpine to tropical. The prime attraction of Annapurna circuit trek is 8th highest mountain Annapurna 1st (8091 meters) along with several other high peaks like Machapuchre mountain. Taken as planet’s excellent treks, the Annapurna round has all a traveler would seek on their trek. Massive mountain belt, picture perfect scene and ancient village homes, the Annapurna round trek pulls travelers from all over the planet to her lap.

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There are many possible routes ways to trek Annapurna region. The possibility are in general about six ways of trekking that can be accomplished as a tea house trekking in Annapurna area. Ghorepani trekking being the smallest duration trek and is accomplished in about 6 to seven days. The detailed trekking around Annapurna region is called as complete Annapurna circuit trek and it takes roughly 21 days to finish. The complete circuit trekking will take you to the well known pass Thorong La at 5416m and to Poon Hill (3210 meters) which is one of the famous view point to take a glimpse of more than 14 mountains from a single spot.

The highly prominent Himalayas while Annapurna circuit trek is Annapurna First at 8,091m (26,545 ft), Annapurna II at 7,937meters (26,040 ft), Annapurna III at 7,555m (24,786 ft), Annapurna Fourth at 7,525m (24,688 feet), Gangapurna at 7,455 meters (24,457 ft) and Annapurna South at 7,219 m (23,684 feet). From these high Himalaya, Annapurna I is the 10th tallest and Annapurna II is the sixteenth highest in the world. The entire area is protected under Annapurna Conservation Area Project ACAP. The settlers in this part of the trek are Gurung, Magar, Bhotia and Thakali.

The beginning point of the Annapurna round trek is Besisahar, which can be traveled from Kathmandu by public bus. Its takes about 6 hrs to reach Besisahar and this is the point where most travelers begin the Annapurna trek. You will be able to catch a Jeep and get to the place called Chame and reduce 2 to 3 days of trek, it’s not advised because you will skip a lot during these days. But, remember that you will reduce your trip by 2-3 days by taking the vehicle.Other important thing to remember is that the operation of the vehicle is incredibly dependent on the climatic factor and the good month is month of October when the likelihood of catching the Jeep to the village of Chame is maximum. It is often recommended to take a relaxed day at Manang to gain your body strength back and acclimatize to the higher elevation. You will be crossing Thorang La which is 5416m and it’s very vital that trekkers avoid the reach too high altitude in a single day. A relaxed day at Manang is a nice ideal to adapt to higher elevation. Just be safe and enjoy a nice trek to Annapurna trek.