Annapurna Circuit Trek with Annapurna Base Camp is one of the world's timeless and the most diverse trekking destination that can’t be weighed against. The journey to Annapurna circuit trekking followed by Annapurna base camp has so much to offer to the travelers that it is simply beyond imagination. Annapurna Circuit that has been tagged as the world’s number one trekking designation and Annapurna sanctuary where the name itself suggests of its divinity and spirituality is certainly a phenomenal combination trek. The circuit which has served as an ancient Nepal-Tibet trade route delivers you the genuine culture, Tibetan Buddhism influence, and of course an exquisite view of Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and many more. Walking through this ancient salt trade route and the experience you get is beyond belief. Since Annapurna Circuit goes through five different districts namely – Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, Myagdi, and Kaski the variation you get in the transformation is unbelievable. Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp combination trek delivers you such an experience that nowhere in the world you would perceive such an imperial experience. You start from the subtropical and gradually get to tropical, alpine, and then eventually desert, and the way you witness the change in the topography is nowhere to be found. Dissolve yourself into the most bewitching adventure that takes you into the secreted valley and the land of the GURUNG PEOPLE.
Thorang-La (pass) - 5,416 m/17,764 ft
Waking up earliest in the morning and going over the Thorang-La cannot be matched with the rest of the high pass walks. As the morning sun hits the trail, you would be stunned to find yourself in the heavenly abode like place surrounded by majestic mountains. The views from the Thorong la pass is truly spectacular, spreads from the northwest Once Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang to the incredible mountain ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri to the south. Descend towards Kaligandiki valley from the pass is challenging but rewarding as we trek to the shrine of Muktinath enjoying and exploring the arid beauty of the Tibetan plateau. The journey continues southward valley to the world deepest gorge backdropped by sensational views of Mount Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. Shortly we get to the charming town of Tatopani (Hot Water) with the natural hot spring. It is high time to give yourself a break and enjoy the natural hot spring pool to repose and relax your tired muscle.
The final highlight of this Annapurna Circuit trekking is a sunrise view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif from the famous Ghorepani Poon Hill. The view is incomparable. From Poon Hill, you will be literally overlooking the World’s Deepest Gorge, Kali Gandaki – the valley that we just drove. The mountain vista includes Gurja Himal, Dhaulagiri range, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri, and Annapurna massif.
Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m /13,459 ft)
Progressively, we fire up our second fragment of Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek. After the exploration hike to Poon Hill, we continue our trek to the aptly named Annapurna Sanctuary also known Annapurna Base Camp trek is the most intensely scenic trek in Nepal. The Annapurna range is a vast massif with several peaks, which lies between the Kali Gandaki, and Marsyandi river valley, forming a solid, mountain bastion. Within its span of 40 miles, it encompasses dozens of peaks that are higher than 7000m and numerous others over 6000m. As we trek to Annapurna base camp as rhododendron forests give way to bamboo groves, which in turn vanish into the high desert landscapes, people of Aryan stock give way to those of Mongoloid stock, and the dominant religion changes from Hinduism in the lower reaches to Buddhism higher up. Passing through the Machhapuchare and Annapurna base camp directly below the dramatic fishtail peak, our destination is the vast natural amphitheater of the Annapurna Sanctuary where we are ringed by glistening peaks.
Join us for a complete journey around Annapurna massif and Annapurna Sanctuary – the genuine experience of the diverse ethnicity, culture, tradition, and lifestyle