• Crossing the challenging Thorong La pass 5416 meters
  • Cross two river valleys including Kali Gandaki, deepest George in the world
  • You need to hike 160 km to 230 km to circle the mountain range.
  • Spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Thorung Peak, Nilgiri, Chulu West, and Chulu East, Tukuche Peak, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV
  • Visit Muktinath (a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists) known for 108 stone faucets, and eternal flame
  • Visit the beautiful Manang district
  • Visit Barge Monastery, the largest monastery in the Manang district
  • Poon Hill Viewpoint (3,210 m)
  • Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you to the wilderness of striking moonscapes, rich Rhododendron forests, and High Mountain passes.
  • There are some off-beaten paths which captivate passionate trekkers who are prepared to push for unknown.
  • Gives you an opportunity to meet diverse Nepali culture in one trip.
  • Enjoy the hot springs of Tatopani

About Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit is a perfect trek to cover the entire geography and culture of the aesthetic Annapurna region.

During the Annapurna Circuit trek you will find the diverse route and landscapes like subtropical forests, the world’s deepest river George, ice flows and high mountain passes, lush forests, woodlands, and mountainous rivers.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Package

The trek begins with the beautiful sight of the eighth highest mountain in the world, Manaslu.

When you move forward towards Thorong La pass, you will get to behold the beauty of mesmerizing Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Tilicho peaks.

Continuing the trail, you enter Mustang where lies the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage town of Muktinath. Here you will cross the orchard village of Marpha. You will relish if you take out time to wander in Marpha.

During the Annapurna Region Trek, you will get to experience the hot springs.

From Poon Hill, you will see more than 20 highest mountains within the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. This breathtaking scenery will certainly reconnect you with peace and provide you with ultimate inner calm. You will also get a view of Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters), Machapuchare (6,993 meters), Manaslu (8,156 meters), Gangapurna (7,455metres), and Tilicho peak (7,134 meters) around the circuit.

You need to walk at least 6-7 hours a day, so it is recommended that you should work out or get used to walking before the trek. As it is a long trek, sound health upon physical fitness will make you comfortable throughout the Annapurna Circuit trek.

During the Annapurna Circuit Trek, you will get to know a new climate as you gradually ascend towards Thorong La passing at 5,144 meters. Thorong La, the highest and most challenging pass on the circuit enthralls you with the stunning beauty of the great Himalayas.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Route

Circling the Annapurna Region will not only rejuvenate you but also allow you to meet diverse Nepali cultures in one trip. In Manang Valley and Lower Mustang, you will find most people follow Tibetan culture. The farmers of Manang breed yaks and also raise crops. Also, they follow the ancient practice of trading goods.

During the trek, you will get to Kagbeni, a village in Upper Mustang. The place is quite busy with constant streaming of Yaks and Mules carrying goods for trade.

Throughout the trek, you will come across many tiny villages getting closer to the massive mountains upon every climb.

Opened in 1977 for foreign trekkers, Annapurna Circuit Trekkers since then has become one of the most popular and well-liked trekking routes for many avid trekkers.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking will allow you to get a view of the mesmerizing Himalayas from different angles. Here, the mountains are visible from less than 1,000 meters altitude.

The 19 days trek of Annapurna Circuit begins from Syange and continues along the Marshyangdi River accompanied by the majestic views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli.

The circuit is usually walked in the counter-clockwise direction as traveling clockwise will take long ascends.

Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you to the wilderness of striking moonscapes, rich Rhododendron forests, and High Mountain passes.

Mostly resided by Buddhists, the Annapurna region has surroundings decorated with colorful prayer flags and monasteries.

For the convenience of the locals, roads have been tarred on both sides. Though many have a notion about the Annapurna Region that it's losing its originality because of infrastructural development. However, the vast region with the numerous Himalayas has many off-beaten paths which let you go into the wild far from the habited region. These paths captivate passionate trekkers who are prepared to push for the unknown.

Annapurna Circuit Trek, also known as ‘Round Annapurna Trek’ circles the grand Annapurna massif. Located in the north-central part of Nepal, you need to hike 160 km to 230 km to circle the mountain range.

During the Trek you will cross two different river valleys, Kali-Gandaki, which is also the deepest George in the world, and Marshyangdi river valley surrounding the Annapurna range. Some of the hidden treasures in the forests are amazing waterfalls and tall cliffs.

Your accommodation will be in tea houses where you will get a cozy sleep and hygienic food. Also, you must try delicious apple pies made by the locals here. With increasing footfalls every year, the number of tea houses and lodges is growing accordingly.

You can also trek from Khangsar village to Tilicho Base Camp (4,919 meters). This is an optional short trip if you want to explore more.

Best Time For Annapurna Circuit Trek 

The best time for the trek is September, October, and November till the second week of December. Also, spring is another best season to trek in the Annapurna Region. Spring falls from February to May and these months offer crystal clear mountain views and open sky. You can also go trekking in the Annapurna region during the summer, however, monsoon will be uncomfortable. You are supposed to face a lot of problems due to leeches.

Regulus Treks and Expedition has various packages as per your comfort.


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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Regulus Treks & Expedition receives you at Tribhunvan International Airport and drive you to hotel. If your arrival is at appropriate time then you can enjoy leisurely walk in the streets of Thamel. It is a prime destination for foreigners. It is said that Kathmandu visit is incomplete without strolling in this part of the city. Overnight in a hotel. 

    From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you visit Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel.

      A six hour drive from Kathmandu will take you to besisahar. You will either go in a private vehicle or a tourist bus. Besisahar is the preliminary point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking. On your way the glorious view of Trishuli River, waterfalls, green hills and exciting road way will mesmerize you.Overnight in Besisahar.

        Keeping an eye on the route of Marshyangdi River we reach Bahundada. The meaning of Bahundada is Brahmin Hill. The route attracts you throughout your journey. Overnight in Bahundada. 

          To reach Chamje from Bahundada we need to go through a suspension bridge. As you move further to Chamje you can see the variation in culture, religion of people as well as the sculptures of their houses. Overnight in Chamje.

            Now we enter into Manang district. It is also known as the dry district of Nepal. Bagarchhap lies in this district. The English meaning of Bagarchhap means butcher’s place. Flat roofed houses are found in this area. Overnight in Bagarchhap.

              The path to reach Chame from Bagarchhap is slightly tough. We need to pass through a graveled and steep route. We come across a forest and river to Tyanja. We can observe a striking view of Annapurna II from Chame. Overnight in Chame.

                We enter to Pisang through a narrow valley. Even though the walk is difficult but it is not that problematic. Now as we move further we can see the surface of Paungda-dada. Overnight in Pisang.

                  The route we follow today is to Manang district. The tower of Annapurna range blocks monsoon here. So, this region observes a very least rainfall. Most of the people indulge themselves in trading here. From pisang the instant destination is Mungji. From mungji the route goes further to Bryanga. It is also known as a hidden village to some extent. Passing through this village we reach Manang which lies at 3,500 m from sea level.

                    Today is a day to have a rest. We can sightsee some beautiful lakes, caves, monasteries and also have a good conversation with the local people. 

                      Leaving Manang back we go further to Thorang La Pass. We move through a hill followed by Jarsang Khola to reach Ledar. We can see a Snow Leopard which is listed as an endangered species of world. Ledar is a place where we will end our day for today. 

                        In the beginning it is a simple trace but after few minutes we need to climb a hill to reach Phedi. Newly built lodging houses are found in high camp. Unless you have an altitude problem the distance between Phedi and High Camp is not that long. Overnight either in Phedi or High Camp. 

                          From Phedi we go directly to Muktinath. It lies at a height of 5,416 m from sea level. We visit muktinath temple and also observe the culture of both Hindu and Buddhist people. Muktinath is regarded as holy shrine for both hindu and Buddhist. People mostly from Nepal and India come to worship here. We spend our night at Ranipauwa which is just at a distance of 15 minutes from Muktinath.

                            Concluding the visit of Muktinath now we get back to Jomsom. The trail of returning will leave you over-whelming. You will cherish the moment of trekking forever.

                              The immediate destination from Jomsom while getting back is Marpha. You can taste a local apple juice which is known as marpha juice here. Small and beautiful houses are built here. Following the route of Kali Gandaki we arrive at Tukuche. Thakali people take this place as center of their trading. After walking for a while we reach at Kalopani to spend our night. The view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are beautifully captured.

                                Tatopani is famous for waterfall. The English meaning of tatopani is hot water. We reach to tatopani by crossing a bridge.

                                  Today is a day of rest. You can explore the local area and be familiar with local people and their culture. You can enjoy the hot spring to get relaxed.

                                    After having a good rest a day before, today we climb for a whole day. Moving through the beautiful forest accompanied by red rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) we arrive at Ghorepani. This place is best for sunset view. We spend a night here. 

                                      Today we go for a hiking to Poon Hill. For this you need to get up early in the morning. Poon Hill is a hill station which is renowned worldwide for its sunrise/sunset view. The sunrise view will forever stick to your eyes and heart. It looks magnificent. After spending a couple of hours in Poon Hill we get back to Ghorepani. Here we will have a breakfast and continue our trail to Tadapani. 

                                        Ghandruk is a place where majority of Gurung people resides. Gurung people are mostly known as army man. You can visit Gurung museum here and know briefly about the history, culture and lifestyle of Gurung people. While moving towards Ghandruk you encounter some beautiful rhododendron and Orchid forests. You will enjoy the electrifying view of Annapurna and a short snap of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu.

                                          Now you follow an easy route to Nayapul from Ghandruk. You can reach Nayapul within 5 hours from Ghandruk. Then we will get back to pokhara on a vehicle. Today you can roam around Pokhara. You can walk through lakeside, visit different caves and other different sites. Pokhara is such a place where you want to come time and again. It is center of attraction for every tourist. Overnight in a hotel.

                                            After having a breakfast, leaving all the beautiful memories behind, now we get back to Kathmandu on a motor. The staff of Regulus will accompany you in the evening and offer you a farewell dinner for positively undertaking the trip.

                                              Your Jomsom Trekking final bids a goodbye here. A representative of Regulus will drop you to the airport three hours before your arranged flight to help you reach your destination. See you again!

                                                Trip Map

                                                Annapurna Circuit Trek map

                                                What to Expect

                                                • 3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu 3 star hotel (BB plan).
                                                • 1 night of standard accommodation in Pokhara.(BB plan).
                                                • 23 days of adventure , 18 of which includes basic accommodation on Mountain while trekking in a basic lodge/hotel includes 3 meals a day ( B L D ).
                                                • Hot drinks (Tea / Coffee) 3 times a day on trek.
                                                • Half-day sightseeing in Kathmandu & also in Pokhara.
                                                • A government registered trekking guide (English speaking with license) & a local porter (1 porter with 2 trekkers) with their insurance, salary and meals.
                                                • Fooding, lodging ,Salaries & insurance of  the staffs.
                                                • Both way private land transportation  (Ktm-Pokhara-Ktm).
                                                • Private transportation during ground-travel (including airport pick up & drop) .
                                                • Government taxes, entry fees and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) permit & Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)
                                                • All applicable fees.
                                                • One cultural show and farewell dinner.
                                                • Trip Completion Certificate.
                                                • First Aid Kit.            
                                                • International flights.
                                                • Nepal entry visa.
                                                • Airport departure tax.
                                                • Entrance fees to monuments.
                                                • Extra showers, Battery recharge costs, laundry, etc.
                                                • Personal clothing and gears.
                                                • Food in Kathmandu & Pokhara ( also if earlier return to Kathmandu from Mountains due to any reason  than the scheduled Itinerary).
                                                • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc.
                                                • Tips to guide and porter.
                                                • Cancellation fees, if any from your side.
                                                • Hot shower.
                                                • Boiled water.
                                                • Wi -Fi.
                                                • Costs raised by conditions that are not under our control such as landslides, weather conditions, political unrest, illness, etc.

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                                                Useful Information


                                                You can stay at one of the many tea houses or lodges along the trail while on the hike. You can take advantage of the local warmth and food in addition to the simple but decent lodging.

                                                Equipment and Gear List For Annapurna Base Camp Trek

                                                The essential trekking gear recommended for trekking in Nepal is mentioned below. All specified gears are also easily available in Kathmandu, which has a large number of stores providing the gear and clothing required for trekkers. You can read our complete guide for equipment checklist for trekking in Nepal.

                                                • A few pairs of Thermal tops
                                                • Fleece jacket/pullover
                                                • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
                                                • Down jacket 
                                                • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
                                                • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
                                                • Mittens/woolen gloves
                                                • Warm Hiking socks
                                                • Trekking Sue with spare laces
                                                • Pair of flip flop
                                                • Underwear & Swimming costume
                                                • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
                                                • Sun hat/scarf
                                                • Sunglasses
                                                • Sleeping bag 
                                                • Trekking poles (Not 100%)
                                                • Day bag above 40 L
                                                • 1 set- Headlamp
                                                • Small lock for the day backpack
                                                • Reusable water bottles- 2 letters
                                                • Water purification tablets/ electric light
                                                • Wash towel
                                                • Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc)
                                                • Rain poncho
                                                • Basic personal first aid kit

                                                Permits and Fees

                                                You will require two permissions in order to complete the Annapurna Circuit Trek: the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card and the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP). These licenses cost between USD 20 and USD 30 and may be purchased in Kathmandu or Pokhara.


                                                Why Go on an Annapurna Circuit Trek?

                                                The best views of the distinctive highlands, natural adventures, and high-altitude passes are just a few of the things you can expect to encounter. The Annapurna Circuit offers the most diverse and extensive experiences of any trekking route in Nepal.

                                                The trip leads you through bizarre, arid landscapes and towards the foothills of the Himalayas. You will come across new and exciting things on each day of the journey. As a result, many trekkers choose to complete this route in order to take advantage of all of its diversity.

                                                Additionally, you will be passing over the difficult Thorang La Pass and entering the former kingdom of Mustang. There are numerous things you can discover and experience on the walk, which is a mixture of everything.

                                                How challenging is the trek around Annapurna Circuit? 

                                                We must recognize the problems of altitude sickness when evaluating the degree of difficulty of any hiking route in Nepal. Most individuals can comfortably walk for several hours at sea level or somewhat above, but once you start climbing above 4,000m (13,123ft), those several hours start to feel like they go on forever. The Annapurna circuit path circles the Annapurna massif entirely and is the longest route in this area. It is regarded as being more difficult and time-consuming overall than the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This is due to the fact that hikers will be crossing the 5,416m (17,764ft) high Thorong La Pass. In addition to the altitude, this walk is challenging because of the steep hills and over great distances, with fewer amenities. Due to the significant snowfall on the trails throughout the winter, the route typically remains closed. You must be in excellent physical condition and be able to walk for at least 5 to 7 hours per day because it is a long trek. If they train for at least three months before to the walk, even beginners can complete it. Exercises like cycling, swimming, acrobatics, trekking, jogging, and cardiovascular workouts will help prepare your body for a successful trek through the Himalayas.

                                                Where exactly is the Annapurna region?

                                                West of Kathmandu is where the Annapurna Himalayan range is located. Both domestic and foreign tourists to Nepal enjoy trekking in the Annapurna region. Among the others, this trip area is the most well-liked.

                                                Is there a chance that those who hike the Annapurna Circuit would become altitude-sick?

                                                Altitude sickness can affect anyone, regardless of fitness. Symptoms can be felt as high as 2500m (8200ft) above sea level. You must trek at a high altitude if you want to cross the Himalayas. However, it is impossible to predict how your body would respond to changes in oxygen levels and trail conditions. Even though every safety measure is taken, it's crucial to stay hydrated, go gently, and let your group leader know if you experience any symptoms.

                                                How far must I hike each day to complete the Annapurna Circuit trek?

                                                The amount of time spent trekking on the Annapurna Circuit Trek varies on the route you choose and might range from 4 to 8 hours. The Thorong La pass crossing is the expedition's longest day. There are height restrictions, and the daily limit for ascent is 600 meters.

                                                What's the climate like in the Annapurna region? 

                                                Seasonal variations in the weather in the Annapurna region can be seen. Even in the summer, the Himalayan region seldom becomes particularly warm. The daytime high temperature can reach 25°C (77°F), while the overnight low can reach -20°C (-4°F) or even lower. Lower hiking zones are substantially warmer than base camp when compared to the entire trekking adventure. When there are no clouds or snowfall throughout the day, the spring season can get quite warm.

                                                Do I need oxygen when climbing Annapurna?

                                                No. Normally, oxygen is not needed during trekking because the schedule is set up to allow for enough acclimatization. In order to prevent altitude sickness, we also provide Diamox, a drug that suppresses the symptoms, right away. Although it is highly uncommon during the journey in the Annapurna region, we will promptly descend to a lower altitude in the event of severe altitude sickness.

                                                Is trip insurance required while on the circuit trek?

                                                You should have complete travel insurance that covers your emergency evacuation and medical needs for your trip across Nepal. The highest point of the Annapurna Circuit Trek is at 5,416 meters above sea level, so be sure your travel insurance is valid there. If you need emergency assistance from Annapurna's Mountain, you can buy an insurance package that might cover you.

                                                Can you drive all the way to Manang?

                                                You can drive to Manang, but doing so at 3440 meters above sea level could make you feel queasy.

                                                Should I bring cash with me on my circuit trek?

                                                You'll need to bring cash with you on the route for your personal costs. The tour highlights and the prices you'll need to factor into your budget will be outlined in your itinerary and trip notes. This advice for trekkers on the Annapurna Circuit is essential. If you run out of money while on the walk, you won't be able to get more until you travel through Thorong La travel and arrive in Jomsom. Plan ahead for your trek because ATMs are only available in places like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Jomsom, and Beshisahar.

                                                Do I need to bring Diamox on the trek?

                                                Diamox is a drug that is typically administered to avoid altitude sickness rather than to treat its symptoms. Compared to the Everest base camp trip, this trek carries a lower risk of altitude sickness. However, as a precaution, we shall start by giving you the medication. There is no need to be concerned because your trekking guides have many Diamox medicines and first aid supplies. It is advised to discuss any allergic reactions or side effects you may experience with your doctor.

                                                How are accidents handled in mountainous areas?

                                                Regulus Nepal offers a capable team of trekking guides and mountain crew members that are extremely skilled in handling any crises or challenging situations that may arise while on the trip. You must first inform your commander if you become ill from the altitude so that he will know exactly what to do. Due to his extensive training, he is able to recognize the seriousness of the situation and respond appropriately, either by lowering you to a lower elevation or by using a helicopter to rescue you. We will use our local workers and contacts to organize alternative rescue and treatment procedures if the helicopter cannot fly for any reason, which may involve employing horses or stretchers to transport the ill person to the closest medical facility or a secure helicopter landing site.

                                                Is the Annapurna region covered with Wifi and electricity? 

                                                All of the teahouses where you will stay the night while on the hike have power. By making a little payment, you can use solar and micro-hydropower to refuel your cell phones, laptops, and iPads. We do not recommend bringing your laptop because there are no free hotspots along the trekking track. Although some teahouses do charge for Wi-Fi on an hourly basis, don't anticipate high-speed connectivity on the far-flung trails.

                                                Are there any sources of clean water nearby the Annapurna region?

                                                A bottle of water can be purchased along the main part of the trekking route. You must buy boiled filter water that is safe to drink and fill your personal water bottles with it because plastic bottles are prohibited in some areas. You can use water purification tablets to filter the water before drinking it while on the Annapurna hike.

                                                Will this trek require crampons?

                                                Crampons are typically not necessary for this trek if you hike during the season. However, crampons could be needed if you intend to complete the journey in the middle of winter or during the rainy season. It is preferable to have your crampons and not need them than to need them and not have them if necessary because you truly won't know what conditions you'll find on the trekking trail until you get there.

                                                On this trek, does caffeine assist with altitude sickness?

                                                Caffeine may aggravate altitude sickness because it can cause dehydration, which in turn can aggravate the condition. Contrarily, caffeine is understood to increase your lungs, kidneys, and brain—all of which are beneficial at high altitudes. People who have been drinking caffeinated beverages for a long time may experience severe headaches if they suddenly cease while hiking.

                                                Is there a cell phone signal along the path?

                                                In the Annapurna region, cell phone networks are present on all of the trails. The majority of the small towns and hiking routes are covered by the NCell or NTC networks for cell phone service. Network coverage, however, may be very limited or nonexistent in some places.

                                                What are altitude sickness' initial symptoms?

                                                The first symptoms typically appear 12 to 24 hours after reaching high altitudes.  The symptoms of altitude sickness vary depending on its severity. Mild, transient altitude sickness symptoms include lightheadedness, exhaustion, appetite loss, trouble sleeping, a general lack of energy, and shortness of breath. These symptoms can occasionally be accompanied by headaches, nausea, and vomiting.

                                                Which trek—the 23-day Annapurna Circuit or the 14-day trip to Everest Base Camp trek—is simpler?

                                                The Everest Base Camp Trek is more comfortable because it is more commercialized and because lodges and guesthouses on the EBC have been built to accommodate tour groups to provide more comfort and other amenities. The Annapurna Circuit Trek is undoubtedly much easier in terms of accessibility. According to our years of experience, the opinions of our trip guides, and the votes of the majority of our trekking customers who have completed both of these treks, the Annapurna Circuit trip is the simpler one. The Annapurna Circuit Trek begins at an elevation of 800 meters (2,625 feet) and requires more travel time from Kathmandu than the Everest Base Camp, which begins at 2,800 meters (9,186 feet) and is easily accessible in just 25 minutes. It implies that before you even start your trek to EBC, you would have already been exposed to a higher altitude. Since there is more lush flora along the Annapurna Circuit Trek and the oxygen is comparatively denser even at higher elevations, the likelihood of getting altitude sickness in this area is less.

                                                What am I eating while hiking?

                                                On each day of their walk, hikers will have three filling meals. Breakfast and dinner are typically served at the same lodge where you will spend the night. Small eateries or teahouses along the walk will provide lunch. Wherever feasible, you are allowed to select your own food from the restaurant's menu; they will offer you delicious dishes, and our leader will see to it that you get the correct cuisine.  The meals comprise a balanced diet created by a dietitian that consists of complex carbs, proteins, and fats. The chefs receive training from the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) in safe allergy handling and hygienic food preparation. 

                                                Is winter a viable time to go trekking in the Annapurna region?

                                                The Annapurna journey is still feasible throughout the winter (December to February), though the customary hiking routes up to Thorang La Pass may change if there is enough snowfall due to the possibility of an avalanche. Even if the winter weather is beautiful, temperatures are anticipated to drop below freezing. Visitors must be prepared with winter clothing and their best attitudes in order to experience Annapurna's breathtaking beauty throughout the winter.

                                                What level of fitness do I need to complete a circuit trek?

                                                You must be in good physical condition to fully enjoy the physically demanding Annapurna hikes. If you don't plan ahead, you'll need to be prepared for numerous climbs and descents, hard terrain, and possibly long days. There is plenty of opportunity for respite, and the days typically only require 5-7 hours of walking; however, depending on your itinerary, you can spend as much as 16 hours on the path. The difficulty of the routes varies, so it's important to carefully review your itinerary and trip notes before deciding which is ideal for you.

                                                During their circuit trip, do people camp?

                                                Millions of hikers and trekkers go to the Annapurna Circuit as a popular hiking and trekking destination, but due to unforeseen events, camping is uncommon there.

                                                Is the Annapurna circuit secure for female hikers traveling alone?

                                                The Annapurna Circuit is a secure path for female solo hikers. Every year, thousands of trekkers pass through Nepali communities, many of which are incredibly kind and welcoming to hikers. It is also simple to organize a small group of hiking companions by connecting with other solo hikers.

                                                To avoid getting lost while solo hiking, keep track of who is in front of or behind you. The trails are marked with red and white stripes. If there seems to be a fork in the path and you're not sure which track to take, wait until another hiker or group of hikers passes by. You might also be able to get directions from locals traveling between settlements.

                                                How are the acclimatization times for the Annapurna circuit determined?

                                                To prevent experiencing severe altitude sickness when trekking the Annapurna Circuit, spend one additional night, or a "rest day," near the towns of Manang and Bhraka. Living in these settlements, which are slightly over 3000 meters above sea level, enables your body to adjust to the extreme altitude.

                                                On this leisure day, you can explore a number of side hikes, including one that ascends to the Ice Lake or a trip to a sizable monastery. In addition, Manang Village serves as the departure point for the detour to Tilicho Lake. Do not sleep more than 500 meters above where you slept the previous night. Although trekking at high altitudes (trek high) is a good way to adapt, To spend the night (sleep low), you must descend to a height of no more than 500 meters above your previous halt.

                                                How can I keep my mobile devices' batteries charged when hiking in the upper Himalayas?

                                                This advice for hiking the Annapurna Circuit is relevant to any region where nighttime temperatures drop significantly. If you sleep with your devices in your sleeping bag, they will stay warm and charged (phone, portable batteries, GoPro, etc.).

                                                Your electronics' batteries will probably run out if they spend the night anywhere in the room due to the freezing temperatures. For peace of mind and less stress at night, keep electronics in your sleeping bag!

                                                Trekking in the Annapurna circuit region with a group or alone?

                                                Even the idea of adhering to your pre-planned itinerary and the group if you are a solo traveler who must trek with a group can be frightening. Contrarily, traveling alone gives you the freedom to set your own timetable.

                                                On the other side, traveling in a group offers more safety and security. A helpful staff is always on hand, and a knowledgeable local guide gives current information and occasionally makes jokes to make the tour more interesting. Simply put, each offers advantages.