Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most popular and classical trekking routes in Nepal. Annapurna circuit trek means circle trek also known as round Annapurna and Thorung La Pass trek which is possible to make a short and long itinerary as per guest’s requirement but if you are looking to plan a short Annapurna Circuit trek you should be end the walking in Jomsom then take a flight or bus to Pokhara and Kathmandu. The Annapurna circuit trek route is connected by the Kali Gandaki Gorge in the west, the Marshyangdi River on the north and east, and the Pokhara valley on the south. The Annapurna Circuit is considered to be one of the world’s best treks, and every year thousands of tourists come to Nepal to undertake the journey. The mountain scenery, seen at close quarters includes the Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak and other snow-capped mountains and hills.
If you are looking at doing the Annapurna Circuit trek begins Besi Sahar or Bhulbhule and ends Jomsom? It is a nice and short trek begins from low altitude 820 meters and reaches higher altitude 5416 meters at Thorong la Pass top.
Kathmandu to Besi Sahar or Bhulbhule there are daily bus services. The bus leaves from Gongabu, new bus station (Naya Bus Park). Also between Besi Sahar to Chame now connected with motor (jeep) road (off-road). The off-road driving is suitable for those who have a short time and doesn’t mind to travel by local jeep in off-road (bumpy narrow road) instead of begins the trek from old route Besi Sahar or Bhulbhule.
The Annapurna Circuit trek trail passes along paddy fields and into subtropical forests, several waterfalls and gigantic cliffs, and various villages. Annapurna Circuit has often been voted as the best long distance trek in the world, as it combined, in its old full form, a wide variety of climate zones and cultural variety from Hindu villages at the low foothills to the Tibetan culture of Manang Valley and lower Mustang. The Muktinath temple is another attraction of our trek. Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3800 meters at the foot of the Thorong La pass (5416m).
After enjoy the stunning Himalayan views from different side by side, cross a great high passes, nice prayer flags views, glimpse the different variety of forests, birds and animals as well as landscape of dry Tibetan Plateau then finally reaches in Jomsom to ends our trek.
Staying at Teahouse (trekkers lodge) is more common while trekking in Annapurna circuit where is available best network of family run teahouses "offers accommodations and meals to the trekkers".
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu drive to Beshi Sahar (820m) and Bhulbhule (840m)
Day 04: Bhulbhule trek to Jagat (1330m)
Day 05: Jagat trek to Dharapani (1960m)
Day 06: Dharapani trek to Chame (2670m)
Day 07: Chame trek to Pisang (3200m)
Day 08: Pisang trek to Manang (3540m)
Day 09: Acclimatization in Manang (3540m)
Day 10: Manang trek to Yak Kharka (4110m)
Day 11: Yak Kharka trek to Thorung Phedi (4420m)
Day 12: Thorung Phedi trek to Muktinath (3800m) over the Thorung La Pass (5416m)
Day 13: Muktinath trek to Jomsom (2713m)
Day 14: Jomsom Flight to Pokhara (850m)
Day 15: Pokhara drive to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 16: Depart Kathmandu