Short Annapurna Circuit Trek is short version Annapurna Circuit Trek also known as Mini Annapurna Circuit Trek in Nepal. The short Annapurna Circuit Trek is best way to complete the whole Annapurna circuit Trek with passing over the Thorong La in short period of time.
Mini Annapurna Circuit Trek is carefully designed for those trekkers having limited time and want to explore the Annapurna circuit through the most popular Thorong la pass. You follow the route of the Annapurna circuit and take return flight from Jomsom to Pokhara to end the trek in Pokhara.
Mini Annapurna circuit trek one of the most popular and best seller trek in Nepal. The circuit trek become more popular after the Manang area was opened for the trekkers In 1980s. You see series mountain views that includes Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.) , Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche peak (6920m), Tilicho peak (7134m) on this Short AC trek. Furthermore, you trek through the communities such as Bramins, Chhetrees, Tibetian Sherpas & Thakalis where you can experience the real lifestyle of the Locals of the area. The Annapurna circuit trail is rich in wild animals such as Himalayan Thars, Leopards, Jackal and many species birds as well.
The Short Annapurna Circuit Trek starts with a day drive to Bhulbhule, you then start the trekking by following the Marshyangdi River valley. The trek goes continue to Manang valley with overnight stay at Chamje, Dharapani, Chame & Pisang. You have rest day in Manang to adopt the high altitude then you continue trek to Thorong La pass by overnight stay at Yak Kharka and Phorong high camp. You pass the Thorong La, the main attraction of the trek. The Thorong La pass is the highest trekking pass in Nepal. You reach Muktinath and visit the Muktinath temple too “the God of salvation” and trek to Jomsom via Kagbeni. You then take morning flight Pokhara to end the trek.
The Short Annapurna Circuit Trek is available from Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition on both group and private departures. Select your date from the given list to join our group trek and contact us if the set dates are not suitable and you need to trek in different date or you want to do the private trek. The Short Annapurna circuit Trek is available on any date of the year.