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Annapurna Round Trekking a glance

20 Apr 2019 snowpath

Round Annapurna trekking at glance, the article provides the short yet valuable description on Round Annapurna trekking. Round Annapurna trekking is one of the most popular and busy trekking in Nepal. The trekking encircles the mount Annapurna ranges along with numerous peaks and mountains starting from Besisahar. Before the construction of road in Annapurna region, the trekking used to be long and remote. The trekking days have become significantly short after the construction of the road in the region of Manang of Marshyangdi valley and Muktinath in Kaligandaki valley.

Moreover, a trekker can have sufficient time to trek some remote and isolated places of Annapurna Round Trekking. Needless to say, the natural and cultural beauty of the trekking is still intact.

The informative article Round Annapurna trekking at glance also provides the information on numerous other trekking itineraries that branches off as well joins to Round Annapurna Trekking. The round trekking covers massive area and trekking path of Annapurna trekking region.

Famous Round Manaslu trekking joins at Dharapani. Remote Narphu valley trekking branches off from Dharapani. Remote yet beautiful Tilicho Lake trekking separates from Manang. As well for Chulu peak climbing Manang is a hub. The trekking continues to Upper Mustang from Muktinath upon crossing Thorong-La pass. Annapurna Kaligandaki Valley trekking that includes famous places like Muktinath, Jomsom, Marpha, Tatopani, Ghorepani is a section of huge and lengthy Round Annapurna trekking. For adventure seekers, Nar Phu valley trekking with Kang-La and Thorong-La pass, Tilicho with Mesokanto-La pass, Chulu Peak climbing can be a perfect choice.

For trekkers the long traditional classic Annapurna Round Trekking itinerary is still on effect after construction of road. For those trekkers who have limited time to trek in Nepal, we provide the shorter version of the itinerary. Here in article Round Annapurna Trekking at glance we provide all valuable information needed for trekker to trek in this region.

1.Trekking Name            
Annapurna Round Trekking/ Round Annapurna Trekking/ Annapurna Circuit Trek

Extremely Popular

3.Transportation to start the Round Annapurna Trek

a.For Classic Annapurna Round Trekking (Long)
Drive to Besisahar from Kathmandu and start the trek.

b.For Annapurna Round Trekking (Flexible itinerary)
Drive to anywhere in between Besisahar to Chame from Kathmandu and start the trek. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) should be in mind while choosing the place to start the trek.

4.Maximum Altitude     
Thorong-La pass (5416m)

Starts at Tropical and gradually ends at alpine and snowline following lower temperate and upper temperate landscape. Once again drops to tropical climatic zone trekking through temperate landscape.

6.Best Season                   
March-May & September-November

Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara/ Breakfast Lunch and Dinner in trekking.

Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara/ Tea houses in trekking.

9.Protected Area            
Annapurna Conservation Area. West-North from Kathmandu.

10.Trekking hours          
6-7 hr a day

11.Major Himalayas      
Annapurna I(8091m) Annapurna II (7937m) Annapurna III (7555m) Machhapuchre/Fishtail (6993m) Manaslu(8156m) Dhaulagiri(8167m) Nilgiri(7061m) Lamjung(6983m)     .

Mixed community of Brahamin, Chhetri, Magar at lower trekking region. Gurung, long back migrated Tibetan, Sherpas, Manangis, Thakali at upper trekking region.

13.Place of Interests     
Dharapani,Mananag, Pisang, Braga, Yak Kharka, Muktinath, Jomsom, Marpha,Tatopani. Plus, Ghorepani & Poonhill as well for Classic Annapurna Round Trekking

Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) & TIMS Card

15.Transportation to end the trek

a.For Classic Annapurna Round Trekking (Long)
The trek ends at Birethanti and drive to Pokhara. From Pokhara take a flight/tourist bus to Kathmandu.

b.For Round Annapurna Trekking (Flexible itinerary)
The trek can end anywhere after reaching Muktinath. Drive all the way to Pokhara in jeep from Muktinath. Or, drive from Muktinath to Jomsom and fly from Jomsom to Pokhara. From Pokhara take a flight/tourist bus to Kathmandu.