Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna trekking is considered as one of the magnificent treks and also it falls under the best trekking route in Nepal. Annapurna Panorama trek, Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek falls under Annapurna region trek. Among these Annapurna circuit trek is one of the most popular treks among Nepalese as well as foreign trekkers. Similarly, Annapurna trek is voted as one the best long-distance trek around the world (nepalecoadventure.com, 2018). Throughout this trek, trekkers get to witness the beautiful landscape of hills and Himalayas. The trail goes anti-clockwise from Besisahar to Nayapul and reaches to Thorong La Pass at an altitude of (5,416m/17,769ft). Annapurna Circuit Trek has its own distinct feature. Annapurna Circuit Trekking personnel unanimously talk about the circuit for its scenic beauty of rivers, flora, fauna, and mountains. Despite, road construction in modern days has threatened this classic trekking location. Annapurna Circuit Trekking trail passes series of mountains like Manaslu and Dhaulagiri which is more than 8000m. Furthermore, Annapurna Circuit Trek also takes us to Manang, Jomsom and the Mustang region of Nepal which again gets us to familiar with the unbeatable Nepalese landscape, culture, tradition, and lifestyles over there as well ancient caves, frozen lakes, alpine valley, centuries-old monasteries. 

Similarly, Annapurna Circuit Trekking passes Langtang Himal, Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III and Gangapurna, and Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri. At the conclusion of the trek, Poon Hill bids the scenic vision of two mountains Annapurna and Machapuchare (Fishtail Mountain). This trek leads to famous Buddhists and Hindus holy sites, significantly Muktinath— a sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists. This worldwide famous Annapurna Circuit Trekking route inhabits more than ten different culturally rich ethnic groups that reside in different climate zones there. They occupy their own cultures, traditions, norms, and values, which remains as single among many attractions of Annapurna Circuit Trekking. As trekking is the best way of learning Annapurna Circuit trek allows trekkers to witness cultural diversity, the hospitality of Nepalese people, and the lifestyle of people living in the hilly and Himalayan region. Cultural diversity from foothills to Manang and Mustang region catches the eyes of many people. The hospitality shown by local people on the trekking route is loved by many foreign as well as domestic trekkers. In this adventurous trek people get to witness one of the world’s highest peaks including Mt. Annapurna(8091m), Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m), Mt. Machhapuchhre(6993m). Annapurna is home to different species of animals and plants. Trekkers pass through several waterfalls, lakes, cliffs, monastery and other attractive views including the world’s deepest canyon Kaligandaki gorge. Kaligandaki is also considered as one of the best views that fall under the Annapurna trek circuit because it separates Mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Muktinath Temple is a sacred and a holy place that holds a great significance for Buddhists, Hindu and Vaishnavas due to its historical values. Every year hundreds of pilgrims that come here to attain salvation also fall under Annapurna Circuit Route (weramblers.com, 2018). Whereas in this trek, trekkers also passthrough Marpha village which is famous for apple farming and also trekkers get to experience tropics to the arctic zone climates. Thorong La Pass is the highest destination that trekkers will reach in this trekking circuit. Thus, Annapurna base circuit trek one of the smooth/moderate treks that can be enjoyed by any trekkers.