Classic Annapurna Circuit Trek
The Classic Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most prominent trekking journeys taking place in the Annapurna region of Nepal. With a magnificent encompassment of the country’s beautiful landscape and ethnic coalesce, the Classic Annapurna Circuit fulfills its presentation of the region’s best elements and aspects. Make your way through the foothills of the Himalayas across terraced farmlands, barren and rocky landscapes all the way towards the distant tapestry of the mountains. With trails touching the edges of the Tibetan plateau, the Annapurna Circuit has amazing trails crossing two different river valleys and encircles the Annapurna massif crossing the Thorong La Pass- the highest Pass on the trekking journey. Circumventing the Annapurna massif in an anticlockwise direction, the trail runs from foothills of Annapurna to Manang, Thorong La Phedi, Mustang, Muktinath, Ghorepani and Poon Hill. You will get acquainted with almost everything that the Annapurna region has to offer. Fascinating views of the Annapurna vistas and Mount Dhaulagiri present themselves as you walk on the high pass and the views of the entire landscape from that point is something that simply cannot be described in words. The breath-taking beauty of the trek makes its prominence with the sights of extrasolar mountain peaks and the illumine terra. The extraordinary landscape ranges from sub-tropical dense and lush forests to alpine desert-like landscape, adding a sense of estrangement to your journey.
During the classic Annapurna Circuit trek, you will have the pleasure of crossing the highest pass of the world – the Thorong La Pass. The picturesque view of the mountains like Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and other neighboring peaks from the pass is utterly resplendent. Besides, standing in a popular spiritual hub – Muktinath and admiring the views of mountains around this site is a brilliant experience. The eternal flame burning in the temple is a majestic view to see. The sunrise view amidst the mountains from Poon Hill and the hot water bath in the hot springs of Tatopani will make your journey adventurous and rejoicing. Being one of the most famous view points in the country, Poon Hill presents sights of the mountains and witnessing the manifestation of the sun rising from behind the ivory peaks and changing the tincture of the Himalayas from cerulean to a cascade of molten gold and burning ember is spectacular to see.
Often referred as the best long distance trek in the world, the Classic Annapurna Circuit Trek is classified as a moderately difficult trekking journey. Its combination of a wide variety of climatic zones from the tropics to the arctic and the cultural diversity from Hindu villages at the low foothills to the Tibetan culture at Manang makes the trek a journey that completely illuminates the region’s rich opulence. As this trek takes you to high altitude region and involves long walks in rough and dry terrains, you need to be physically fit and should possess a good endurance capacity to accomplish your journey.
Nepal Hiking Team manages everything required for you on the way. Accompanied by a well-trained guide, you would be with a capable personnel all the while immersing yourself in the beauty of the Annapurna region. So come join us in this ethereal adventure in one of the most prepossessing regions of the country.