Annapurna Circuit Trek, a popular trekking area in the world always attracts many people from different country and continents.Annapurna conservation area is a wonderful trekking area popular for its diverse landscape, flora and fauna, mountains, and ethnic group of different people Thakali and their culture in the heart of Kaligandaki valley, Tibetan influenced culture in Manang and Mustang, and Gurung and Magar culture in the hilly region. Annapurna circuit trek is surrounded by famous mountains of Annapurna Ranges, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu and Lamajung Himal.
Other major attraction of Annapurna circuit are the sunrise and sunset on the top of the mountains from different location, semi-desert landscape of Mustang Rhododendron forest of different species of animals and birds, scenic waterfall of Rupse, deepest Gorge formed by Kaligandaki river, Tilicho lake at 4920 meters, and Natural hot spring (Tatopani). With such diversification Annapurna Circuit treks with no doubt the most significant trekking destination for adventure seekers.
In the past, Annapurna Circuit trek took 18 days in total to complete the whole circuit crossing the highest pass of 5416m Thorang-la which lies in between Manang and Mustang district. Things have been changed for a few years, the government of Nepal gave high priority to building a highway that leads to Tibet at Kora-la (a road to Tibet border) from the Upper Mustang of Nepal.
Now, Large section of Mustang is covered with road whereas in Manang section there are still some places where the road have not reached yet. Trekkers can skip the road section and walk in the trekking route which is created by Nepal’s government and Annapurna Conservation area known as NATT Trial. The alternative and formidable way to complete this circuit is a mountain bike. It is a good alternative to enjoy natural beauty with some adventure along with the trial.
The best season to visit Annapurna circuit is from September-December and March-first week of June. There are plenty of tea house and comfortable lodges with basic foods are available in this trekking area however one should always be alert with high altitude sickness and weather condition.
Your physical fitness is always important and the people having good physical fitness and health condition can complete this trial. People still can enjoy the trekking in this area which takes 9 to 12 days depending on the walking speed and extra destination. TIMS card and ACAP (an entry permit in Annapurna Conservation Area Project) are the most significant to complete this trek. A porter and well-experienced guide will be a good companion for the trekkers in this trial who have never been to the circuit. Make your Annapurna Circut memorable holiday with the help of professional team of Longwalkadventures. We are here to make your trip successful one.