About Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trekking familiarizes you with various part of Annapurna region. It is an overall trekking array that leads you to Poon hill, Jomsom, Muktinath, Thorang La Pass and other different places.
Regulus has designed Annapurna Circuit Trekking in such manner that you may get the essence of entire Annapurna Region in just 23 days. It is a kind of tailor made itinerary which will introduce you with countryside Nepal from all possible manners.
While on trek you will get mesmerizing view of snow-capped peaks above, waterfalls, old bridges, winding river underneath and many more. The Annapurna Circuit trek also unfolds cultural perspective of Nepal. The different traditions and culture sighted at Muktinath is awe-inspiring. It (Muktianth) is common holy shrine of Hindu and Buddhist.
Many pilgrims from around the world pave their way to Muktinath especially, Hindu and Buddhist. It is a place where Lord Vishnu is worshipped following Buddisht rituals.
At least nine peaks stretching from 6000 to 8000 m from sea level is covered by Annapurna circuit trekking. You can enjoy these sites in a single trekking. Annapurna I to IV, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Manaslu, Gangapurna and Tilicho Lake are the names of mountains that you will encounter.
The total length of Annapurna Circuit is 160 to 230 kilometers varying on the use of vehicle and completion of trekking route. You can reach upto the height of 5,416 at Thorang La Pass. Thorang La Pass is located in Manang district.
The beginning point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking is Besisahar and it goes through Thorang La Pass. After driving for six hours from Kathmandu we reach to Besisahar. The green hills, rivers, waterfalls and exciting road way make your trip awesome. On the lower part of Annapurna people following Hinduism are seen whereas on the upper region Buddhist people are encountered.
There are various other tourist destinations but Muktinath attracts many tourists. It is a sacred place for both the religion- Hindu and Buddhist. Muktoinath is situated at a height of 3,800 m from the sea level. There is a common belief that worshipping here makes you free from the cycle of birth and death.