The Most Popular Hiking Route in Nepal

Annapurna Circuit is the most popular hiking route among the amateurs of mountain tourism, which attracts tens of thousands of people from around the world annually. Annapurna is a mountain in Nepal, which is part of the Himalayan mountain range, it fascinates lovers of mountains and mountain scenery with the beauty and mystery. The entire route of Annapurna Circuit is 211 km long and takes about twenty days to cover it.

A feature of this route is that you can overcome it without overnight stays in tents. Tourists travel on mountain trails during the day from one mountain village to another, and stop directly in local residents for a night or in special guest houses that are maintained by residents of mountain villages. In the guest houses there are restaurants and showers, which are available for additional small fee.

On the route you can see many world famous places and interesting sights. In the course of the route there are many major peaks of the Annapurna massif. From some points of the trek you can see eight-thousanders of the Himalayas - Dhaulagiri and Manaslu. Thorog La Pass, which is the highest point of the route at an altitude of 5416 meters, strikes with its views. Muktinath Temple complex, the world's largest rhododendron forests, the valley with the highest slopes, and many other interesting places are waiting for tourists during the trip.

For the passage of the route you don’t need any mountaineering skills, any healthy person can manage this trip. The most favorable season for a track is spring and autumn.