Short Annapurna Circuit Trek
Short Annapurna Circuit trek 10 days trek in 14 days trip itinerary is generated for those who have limit time and ready to take a off-road drive from Besi Sahar to Chame, the headquarter of Manang district. Annapurna Circuit trek is for the scenery and culture diversity, this has long been considered the best trekking in Nepal and rated one of the world’s classic walking holidays. The Annapurna circuit trek trail was opened to foreigners in 1977, the trek to Annapurna circuit also known as Round Annapurna trek, Annapurna circle and Thorong (Thorung) La Pass trek. Annapurna Circuit is Top Ten trekking routes in the world where thousands of trekkers trekking every year to experience a more adventurous journey in Nepal Himalaya.
The 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit trek trail that follows the Marsyangdi valley to the north of the main Himalayan range and cross the Thorung La Pass (5416 meters) to descend into the dramatic desert like Tibetan-style scenery of the Upper Kali Gandaki Valley. The trek route passes charming villages of Gurungs, Manangis and Thakalis. This trek is offers amazing mountain views of the numerous above 7000 meters Annapurna Peaks, some other beautiful mountains including mount Manaslu and visit to the Muktinath temple, a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists.
After road construction between Besi Sahar to Chame and Muktinath to Beni that effected for those who are looking long version of Annapurna circuit trek but they avoid to walking in motor road. Although the road construction was also provided the option to possible to complete this trek in short time.
Annapurna Circuit trek trail that has some choices of the best and cheapest trekking lodges/teahouses offers good accommodation and food for trekkers and climbers, so most of trekkers prefer to eat and sleep at teahouse which is much more cheaper than doing a camping trekking.
Annapurna circuit trek itinerary is possible to make short and long as per client’s requirement but our below given 14 days itinerary this includes - 2 days historical monuments sightseeing tours around Kathmandu valley and 10 days trek to Annapurna Circuit.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Drive to Besi Sahar (820m)
Day 04: Drive to Chame (2670m) - Not in Monsoon
Day 05: Trek to Pisang (3200m)
Day 06: Trek to Manang (3540m)
Day 07: Acclimatization in Manang (3540m)
Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka (4110m)
Day 09: Trek to Thorung Phedi (4420m)
Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3800m) Over the Thorung La Pass (5416m)
Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2713m) via Lupra or Kagbeni
Day 12: Flight to Pokhara (850m) same day flight to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 13: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 14: Depart Kathmandu