Annapurna Circuit Trek

12 Days


The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular trekking route that takes you through the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal. The trek offers breathtaking views of several of the world’s highest peaks, including Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Dhaulagiri.

The trek typically takes around 12-21 days, depending on the pace and route you take, and covers a distance of approximately 200-230 km. The trail passes through several different landscapes, including lush forests, high-altitude deserts, and traditional villages inhabited by the Gurung people.

Along the way, trekkers can visit sacred Hindu and Buddhist sites, such as the Temple of Muktinath, and experience the unique culture and hospitality of the local people.

To complete the trek, a reasonable level of physical fitness is required, as well as proper acclimatization to the high altitude. It is also recommended to go with a guide or in a group, as the trail can be challenging in places and having support is important for safety reasons.

Overall, the Annapurna Circuit Trek is a truly unforgettable experience, offering a combination of breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural encounters, and challenging physical adventure.


  • Adventure and exploration: The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a great opportunity for adventure and exploration, taking trekkers through remote and rugged mountain terrain.
  • Diverse landscapes: The trail passes through several different landscapes, including lush forests, high-altitude deserts, and snow-capped peaks, offering a diverse range of experiences.
  • Scenic beauty: The trek offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna mountain range, including Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Dhaulagiri.
  • Cultural encounters: The trail passes through traditional villages inhabited by the Gurung people, providing trekkers with the opportunity to experience the unique culture and hospitality of the local communities.



The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will too, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay a certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, a hot water facility could be free at a lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. The Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during the offseason.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For the Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.


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Annapurna Circuit Trek
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  • Professional Local Guide
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  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 m / 17,769 ft (Thorong La Pass)
  • Kathmandu
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Nepal Trekking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-20