Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit is a world-classic trekking around the Annapurna Himalayas and an unforgettable odyssey through amazing diversity in landscape with a unique blend of ethnicities along the way.

Annapurna Circuit trek offers views of Annapurna I, 8,091m (26,545ft) the 10th highest mountain in the world and first over 8,000 m to have been climbed, Additional peaks featured here are Dhaulagiri, 8,167m (26,7795ft), worlds 7th highest, Manaslu, 8,163m (26,781ft), worlds 8th highest, and Machhapuchhre ( fishtail mountain), 6,993m (22,943ft), a beautiful and sacred mountain that is off limits to climb.

Annapurna Circuit Trek starts with a day tour in Kathmandu. You then drive to Bhulbhule and start trek that follows two major river valleys, firstly, you follow the Marsyangdi River valley for the first half of the trek till the thorong phedi, and this valley is a part of a trade route linking different places. You follow The Kali Gandaki river valley for the another half after the thorong la pass and the Kaligandaki valley is the world’s deepest gorge/valley  in the world which can be found nowhere else in the world, flanked by the giant Dhaulagiri in the west and Annapurna Himalaya range in the east.

Annapurna circuit trek goes through Thorung La pass at 5,416m (17,769ft), the highest trekking pass in Nepal. You visit the Manang village, a village with own culture and lifestyle &  Muktinath temple, the God of Salvation, Legends says that once you visit the Muktinath temple, all the sins  from the body be washed up and become pure. Thousands of pilgrims come here form different part of Nepal and India to take bath in the pond and the tap that exits in the Muktinath temple. You also have opportunities to take bath in one of the famous natural hot spring at Tatopani and the water on this spring is proved that to be very good for the skin and there are many examples of cured of many skin diseases.

Annapurna Circuit Trek further goes to Poon hill for the excellent sunrise views over the mighty Himalayas. You see the 360 degree panoramic views of the Himalayas, it is amazing.  The Annapurna circuit trail is full of varieties as you trek though many villages of different ethnic groups including Brahmins, Manangis, Thakalis, Gurungs and Magars. The attraction of this circuit trek is the forest of the Rhododendron (the national flower of Nepal) that blooms in spring, you should do the trek from March to May to have flowered blooming, and you see the colorful Rhododendron blooming which is amazing.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is available with Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition on both group joining and private departure. Look at our departure dates and select one to join the fixed departure group trek. Contact us for Tailor-made itinerary and departures. We at Outfitter Nepal look forward to guiding you into the world-renowned and unforgettable Annapurna circuit for once in a lifetime chance to see the most wonderful scenery on the planet!

Annapurna Circuit Trekking Highlights

  • You scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule.
  • You visit Manang village with Gangapurna Glacier.
  • You pass over the Thorong la at 5416 M.
  • You visit Muktinath Temple, the holy place.
  • You trek through Kali Gandaki Valley and the deepest gorge.
  • You visit Marpha, capital of apple.
  • You visit Natural hot spring at Tatopani.
  • You see culture of different ethnic groups.
  • You trek through Rhododendron forest.
  • You have sunrise View from Poon Hill.
  • You visit the city of Lakes- Pokhara.
Trip Cost:
$ 1250 USD
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 21 Days
  • Grade: Fairly Strenuous
  • Group Size: 01-14
  • Max. Altitude: 5416M
  • Transportation: Private vehicle/Local Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast in cities and Full board on Trek
  • Accommodation: 2/3 star in cities and lodge on trek
  • Best Season: March-May and Sept- Nov
  • Single Suppliment: 150.00 USD
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