15 days Annapurna circuit trek is the most prolific and marvelous journey to pack on. The trail extends from the temperate geographical belt to the tundra belt. Nepal’s finest Himalayan detour. Experience the diverse landscape of Annapurna Sanctuary and the alpine mountains.
The initial experience with the villagers of the Annapurna trail will bring a smile to your face. Crossing suspension bridges admire the lakes, waterfalls, and Gorges on your journey. You will also find many temples and monuments throughout the valley.
Starting your trek from Chame at 2670m, your journey passes through tiny settlements. These settlements are clean, cherished, and beautiful with survival cultivation and natural vegetation. You will pass through the hilly landscape and Giant Himalayas in the distance.
Your journey covers the reddish rhododendron and Tundra Forest. Rhododendron is also Nepal's national flower, making this trail an attachment to culture. You will pass through a Bamboo forest and a dreamy landscape.
Extended views of the mountains and Mount Annapurnas are the glory of the circuit. the world's tenth-highest mount Annapurna 8091m often referred to as the Annapurna range. Annapurna range covers one peak over 8000 m, thirteen peaks over 7000 m, and sixteen more over 6000 m.
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a true Sanctuary with spiritual importance on the trail. You will hear a morning prayer and Buddhist monks chanting their rituals.
Crossing the Thorong La Pass
Annapurna circuit trek route is the most trekked among all the trekking routes of Nepal. Experience the diverse attractions of Annapurna Sanctuary and cross the iconic Thorong La Pass. The pass is very popular among foreigners. Moreover, the route traverses a unique landscape.
Thorong La Pass is a high-altitude pass situated at 5416m during Annapurna Circuit. Crossing Thorong La comprises a beautiful and organized route to the pass. The pass is a high center point that connects Manang and Mustang.
After crossing Thorong La pass you will visit the historical temple of Muktinath. Many Hindu and Buddhist devotees from Asia and some foreigners visit every year. You can also visit the historical and sacred temples with a Muktinath Tour.
Thorong La pass is often recognized as one of the toughest passes. Trekkers must climb at least 1230m and descend at least 540m in a single day. Most of the time crossing Thorong La is west to east.
The pass is most secure to go across in March–April, and October–November. few hours after sunrise, a strong wind will pass your head. Best to start early and leave a Thorong Phedi early before the sun rises.
Diverse Landscape and Vegetation
Trekkers start the Annapurna circuit trek from the hilly region of Nepal. Vegetation in the early phase of trekking is temperate. The landscape is full of hills, terraced farmlands, and river valleys. As the trek moves higher, the vegetation appears subalpine and alpine.
Around Thorong La Pass the landscape is Himalayan. Vegetation is hardly Tundra. Glacier and moraine along with the grassy meadows are in the middle phase of the trekking. Manang Village will offer you the Duned Tibetan vibe.
Yak Kharka and Thorong Phedi offer the best chance to capture iconic pictures. As trekkers cross the pass the landscape is of the Himalayan desert. Further down the trail starts to cover the sub-alpine, temperate forests, and snowcapped mountains as a backdrop.
Multiethnic Villages, Monasteries & Temples
The route is not only famous for the mountains, valleys, and rivers. It is popular for cultural diversity. This serves as a great example of religious harmony in Nepal on the trail.
There are many monasteries as well as temples along the way. The most famous ones are from Pisang and Muktinath. The temple in Muktinath is important for Buddhists and Hindus.
Annapurna Circuit Trek route is suitable for the cycling adventure as well. Every year lots of people choose to traverse the trail by cycle. This is the most daring activity to do.
Moreover, trekkers also choose to extend their journey to trails. trekking towards the world’s highest-altitude Tilicho Lake. Tilicho Lake is a famous add-on to the package.
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How to prepare for the Annapurna Circuit Trek
preparation is the key to achieving your dream. Anyone can trek the Annapurna Circuit, you might have heard from others. that is right but with the right preparation and maintaining your physical endurance.
To get the idea about Annapurna Circuit Trek preparation, here are some ideas to get a head start.
Carry your backpack with a hiking essential and hike a nearby hill.
Prepare to maintain your physical level by joining a gym or performing an exercise.
Prepare mentally by performing yoga and getting ideas about the journey.
Yoga, Cycling, and Swimming can also increase your cardiovascular ability.
Building your weight in a backpack and ascending and descending your stairs before 3 to 5 months.