Annapurna Circuit Trek Map
Annapurna Circuit Trek Map
Nepal is a country of the Himalayan series. Annapurna circuit trek map goes through an immaculate village and valleys. Annapurna circuit trek map is composed of different high Himalayas and landscape. The highest point of this trek is Thorong La pass which is located at the altitude of 5416m/17769 ft. from the sea level. The total length of this trek is 160–230 km (100-145 mi). Annapurna circuit trek map provides you a close-up view of the reverie mountain peak like Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft) Lamjung Himal 6,931 m. the route to the Annapurna circuit goes through Machhapuchhre base camp. World deepest gorge Kali Gandaki also goes thorough the route of Annapurna circuit trek.
Annapurna circuit trek starts from Lamjung valley. The trail of this trek is full of natural and cultural variations. The beautiful green landscape, subtropical forest, rhododendron, and oak ads beauty to this trek. Most people trek Annapurna circuit form anticlockwise direction because of easier and slower elevation growth. The trail to the Annapurna circuit trek map is full of many attractive villages and several small waterfalls. During this trek, you will get the exotic view of the sunrise and mountains from poon hill. The best time for hiking to the Annapurna circuit is from October to early December. For trekking to the Annapurna circuit, you will need two permits ACAP and TIMS.
Here is a detailed itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
You will arrive in Nepal through Tribhuwan International Airport. We will guide you to the hotel afterward. The hotel that we will provide you will be well facilitated and comfortable. Since you will be exhausted and tired from the flight you can rest in your hotel room for some time. You can also roam around the street of Kathmandu. Night ride at Kathmandu is also very enjoyable and amusing.
Day 2: Sightseeing at a Kathmandu
Your second day in Nepal is the day of sightseeing around Kathmandu. Nepal is a country of historic culture. Many historic monuments are situated in Kathmandu valley. Temples like Pashupatinath and shyambunath in Kathmandu are enlisted in the world’s heritage site by UNESCO. Durbar square and change Narayan are also some of the places that you must visit near Kathmandu valley. Patan and Bhaktapur are some of the historic city near Kathmandu. You can see many ancient cultural monuments.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Bulbule
The first day of your trekking and hiking start form the trek from Kathmandu to Bulbule. Bulbule is situated at an altitude of 923 meters. After having early morning breakfast you will start your trek. You will reach Beisshar in a short period of time. On the way to bhulbule from Beisshar, there is a beautiful suspension bridge and a natural waterfall. It takes a maximum of 10 hours to ride from Kathmandu to Bulbule. If you are trekking to Annapurna circuit trek solo then you can find public as well as private vehicles. After reaching to Bulbule, you will have an amazing view of Himachuili and Manaslu.
Day 4: Trek from bulbule to Chamje
You will continue your hiking journey with a slow and easy hike from the bulbule. Chamje is located at an altitude of 1400 meters. It takes about 5 – 6 hours Form bulbule you will have a short climb to Bhanu Dada which is a gorgeous small village. Mainly people of Brahmin and Chettri community live there. From this village trekking downward you will cross the suspension bridge over the beautiful marshyandgi river. Afterward, you will hike up toward cliff in Jagat. You will be stunned after seeing the view of Bahun dada surrounded by Marshyandgi River. From there hiking for about 15 minutes you will reach Chamje and spend your night there.
Day 5: Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap
Yours today’s trekking destination is Bagarchhap which is located at an altitude of 2160 meters. You can complete today’s trek within 6 hours. Trek continues uphill following the Marshyandgi River to Tal which is at the altitude of 1710 meters. From Tal, you will have to hike from the sheer uphill climb. Tal is also the gateway to Manang district. From thereafter a short hike you will reach Darpani which is at the elevation of 1890 meters. From Darpani in no time you will reach the village of Bagarchhap. Bagarchhap is a wonderful village where mostly Tibetan people live.
Day 6: Bagarchhap to chame
The distance between Bagarchhap to chame is 13 km. chame is located at the elevation of 2650 meters. You will need to have extra energy for today’s hike as the route from Bagarchhap to chame is full of hard and steppy rocks. So from Bagarchhap, you will be hiking for some time you will reach a place called Tanjya. From here you will have to trek through the forest. You will be so relaxed and calm by the sound of birds chirping in the forest. After trekking for some time through the forest you will reach to chame. Form chame you will have a stunning view of mount Annapurna II.
Day 7: Trek from chame to Pisang
After having a nice and delicious breakfast at chame you will continue you’re hiking toward Pisang. The altitude of Pisang village is about 3300 meters from the sea level. The trail to Pisang goes through the beautiful forest of oak and maple, landscape, and also great mountain ranges. Dudh Pokhari is a perfect viewpoint from where you can get an amazing glance at Pisang Peak and Annapurna IV. As a result you can enjoy these exotic views of the mountains you will reach to lower Pisang. You can easily find a hotel and lodge in for acclimation in lower Pisang.
Day 8: Pisang to Manang
Today’s Annapurna circuit trek map journey will be very much excited as you will be trekking to the famous Manang village. Manang is situated at an altitude of 3500 meters. From Pisang adoring the view of Annapurna II and beautiful hills, lush jungle, and wetlands you will reach to Manang village. After hiking for a couple of hours you will reach Barga village. It is believed that the monastery in Barga village is 900 years old and it is taken as one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal. From here after hiking for some time you will reach to Manang.
Day 9: Manang to Ledar
Manang is a lovely village from where you can get the incredible view of Tilicho base camp and Gangapurna Glacier Lake. From here we will be heading off toward Ledar which is at the altitude of 4250 meters. Today you will be trekking to the highest point of this trek Thorong La Pass which is a steep hike. After that, you will reach to the Gunsang settlement from there crossing a suspension bridge you reach to Ledar.
Day 10: Ledar to high camp
High camp or Pedi is lying at an altitude of 4600 meters. Since you can reach High camp from Ledar within 3 -4 hours so, you can start this trek after having lunch. You will have a steady climb form to Marshyandgi River. We cross the river and reach the trail which leads to High camp. Today we will stay overnight at the hotels in High Camps.
Day 11: High camp to Muktinath
Muktinath is the third holiest Hindu temple in the world. Along with that, there are several Buddhists monasteries inside the premises of Muktinath temple so, it also holds great importance in Buddhist people. The elevation of Muktinath is 3710 meters. Today is the longest day in this trek so, you will have to start this trek early. Again crossing Marshyandgi River via wooden breathtaking view of the surrounding land covered with snow and the high bridge you will reach to Thorong La Pass. From there you can see the flags and prayer in Muktinath temple. From the top of the pass, you will have a mountain. Muktinath holds lots of beliefs in Hindu as well as Buddhists community. The temple is very crowded throughout the year.
Day 12: Muktinath to jomsom
After attending the early Morning Prayer in Muktinath temple, you will be heading off toward Jomsom. The trail from Muktinath to Jomsom goes through kagbeni. Jomsom is lying at an altitude of 3800 meters from the sea level. There are different chortens and also Gompa on the way to Jomsom. Kagbeni is an important trading point between Nepal and Tibet.
Day 13: Jomsom to Tatopani
Enjoying the cultural and natural beauty of Jomsom you will be going toward Tatopani. The place near Jomsom is most influenced by Tibetan culture that is why the trail to Tatopani is full of Tibetan architecture. Tatopani is mainly famous for its hot spring bath. People trekking to Annapurna circuit and different other places to relieve there stress and tiredness by taking a bath at hot spring. It is also believed that taking numerous dip on hot spring will make you healthy and release your fatigue and stress away.
Day14: Tatopani to Ghorepani poon hill
Having an early morning breakfast at Tatopani you will be heading off to Ghorepani. Ghorepani poon hill. Poon hill is widely known for its miraculous view of sunrise and sunset. Ghorepani is lying at an altitude of 2874 meters from the sea level. The trail from Tatopani to Ghorepani is full of cultural, tradition, and relational diversity. The trail also goes through the small village of Gharkhola, Ghara, Shikha, Phalante, and Chitre. Specifically, Ghorepani is a village of Gurung and Magar. During the festival of Buddha Jayanti, the place looks miraculous with the lights everywhere. You can stay at the hotel and homestay at Ghorepani.
Day 15: Ghorepani to Pokhara
On our Annapurna circuit trek, this day involves early morning with the breathtaking view of the sunrise in between the high mountains. After having lunch you will be trekking back to Nayapul. You can observe the beautiful vegetation in the area, along with rhododendron, pine, and fir forests on the way to Nayapul from Ghorepani. You can also get a lovely view of the Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri Mountains on the way. From Nayapul you can easily to Pokhara. After that driving for about an hour, you will reach Pokhara where you will be staying overnight.
Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu and final departure
Today is the last day of your trek to Annapurna circuit trek. From Pokhara, you will be heading off to Kathmandu. Since this is your final day in Nepal, you can visit Thamel Bazar where you can get the best Nepal local product. People trekking to Nepal buy Nepali products from Thamel as a memory. After shopping for some time we will take you to The Tribhuwan airport for your final departure. This has been one of the best trekking experience, hope we will see you for more trekking journey in Nepal. Happy trekking