Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days glaring at the mountain from the same vantage point or encircling the whole massif and setting foot on 4 districts of Nepal in a single trek. This 10 days guided tour to the Annapurna Circuit allows you to witness the incredible faces of the World's 10th highest peak, Annapurna as you start your Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days start in Besisahar and ends in the beautiful city of Pokhara.
This short version of the Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 Days Itinerary is prepared for the reckless mountain junkies who have limited time in Nepal but still want to get a close encounter with the massif.
The journey starting from the city of temples, Kathmandu will lead you to the beautiful village of Chame after a long scenic ride passing through highway shops, terraced fields, a small village, highland hills, and the rushing Trishuli River.
The trail from Chame winds off to the picturesque village of Pisang, Manang, Yak Kharka, Thorang Phedi, and then finally into the Thorong La pass, the highest point of 10 Day Annapurna Circuit Trek.
The 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek Journey from Chame to Thorang la Pass is made memorable by the amazing landscape, lush forests of Pine, and blossoming rhododendron forests throughout the way. Accompanying the incredible landscape is the captivating views of Himalayan ranges that play hide and seek every now and then as you cross suspension bridges, and walk past cascading waterfalls and prolific woodland all the way long.
Thorang La pass (5416m) waiting for you at a distance make sure to take your breath away with its unadulterated beauty. The sights of snow-capped Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Gangapurna (7455m) are remarkable from this vantage point.
The 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek down from here is towards the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site, Muktinath. The journey ahead from here passes through the quaint village of Gurung, Thakalis, and Manangis that too with alluring views of Himalayan ranges until you drive to Pokhara, the city of lakes.
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What Can You Expect on the 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek Holidays?
You can expect to traverse a diverse range of landscapes, from lush valleys and terraced fields to alpine deserts and snow-capped peaks throughout the trip. As you trek, you will have a chance to engage with local communities, such as the Manangis and Thakalis, and learn about their traditions, and lifestyle.
Enjoy a demanding yet rewarding trekking experience as you ascend the Thorong La Pass, crossing its high-altitude terrain and relishing panoramic vistas. Visit the sacred site of Muktinath, an important pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus, showcasing its spiritual significance.
Relish the breathtaking views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and other peaks all along the journey and also encounter ancient monasteries, Chortens, and prayer flags that offer glimpses into the spiritual and cultural side of the region.
Is the Ten Days Annapurna Circuit Trek an Ideal Choice for You?
The ten days Annapurna Circuit trek is suitable for you if you have limited time for trekking but want to experience the adventure of the Annapurna Circuit. The 10 days itinerary is ideal for individuals with moderate physical fitness, as the trek involves ascending and descending challenging terrains.
If you have some experience with high-altitude trekking, you can easily navigate the trail as the journey involves altitudes exceeding 5,000 meters. Also, the trip is more suited for travelers interested in immersing themselves in the local cultures and traditions of diverse ethnic communities.
If you are seeking a condensed yet comprehensive version of the Annapurna Circuit, that includes diverse terrains and cultural experiences, this is a perfect choice for you.
The Difficulty Level of the 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Holiday
The 10-day Annapurna Circuit Holiday presents a moderate level of difficulty, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. While the trek involves daily walking of approximately 5-7 hours, the gradual ascents and descents help reduce the physical demand.
Proper acclimatization is essential, so rest days are included in our itinerary to help your body adjust to the increasing altitude. The trek provides a remarkable opportunity for you to witness stunning landscapes, interact with local communities, and immerse yourself in the cultural diversity of the region.
It's essential to maintain a steady pace, stay hydrated, and follow the guidance of your guide for a safe and enjoyable experience. We highly recommend you try short hikes and treks before the journey.
How to Get Ready for 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Hike?
- Physical Preparation: First begin with training yourself physically to increase your stamina level and endurance. You can begin with leg-focused workouts.
- Altitude Awareness: Research and understand the effects of high altitude, and acclimatization techniques to minimize the risks and also recognize symptoms of altitude sickness.
- Packing Essentials: Pack appropriately for changing weather, including warm clothing layers, waterproof gear, durable trekking boots, and a comfortable backpack that is suitable for varying weather conditions.
- Travel Insurance: Have comprehensive travel and trekking insurance coverage that contains medical emergencies, high altitude evacuation.
- Positive Mindset: Maintain a positive attitude, be open to adapting to changing conditions, and cherish every moment of this enriching trekking experience.
The Maximum Elevation of the 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek Route
The highest point you'll reach during the 10 days Annapurna Circuit trek is Thorong La Pass, which stands at an altitude of 5416 meters (17,769 feet) above sea level.
This is a significant accomplishment and a remarkable part of your journey. You will gradually ascend through various villages and landscapes with acclimatization at certain points that allow your body to adjust to the changing altitude. As it is a high altitude crossing over 5000m, you will need proper acclimatization to have a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.
Route of the 10 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek
The 10-day Annapurna Circuit trek takes you on a scenic adventure around the Annapurna Massif. Starting from Besisahar, you'll pass through diverse landscapes, charming villages, lush forests, and serene valleys.
Your route will take you to picturesque places like Chame, Pisang, Manang, Thorong Phedi, and Muktinath. One of the highlights is crossing the Thorong La Pass, offering panoramic mountain views. The journey also allows you to immerse yourself in local cultures, visit monasteries, and interact with friendly people along the way. Each day brings new experiences and breathtaking vistas, creating unforgettable memories during the journey.
Annapurna Circuit 10 Days Itinerary
Our curated itinerary of the Annapurna Circuit 10 days holiday starts from Kathmandu and ends in Pokhara. Taking you through some of the most amazing villages and settlements of the region at high altitudes, the package takes you to the highest point of the trip at Thorang La Pass.
Although it is an itinerary designed considering all the factors of the trip, if you wish to customize the given itinerary in any way then you can directly reach out to us as we believe in providing each traveler with a personalized experience while traveling.