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The Ultimate Guide to Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal

Days of sheer beauty with Mother Nature and out of the living world it takes you! No wonder, it is one of the world’s classic walks and also one of Nepal’s most famed treks!

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A route ranging from 160-230 km encircles the Annapurna Massif to form the Annapurna Circuit Trek trail.
Circuit Trek Highlights
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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Enjoy grandiose views of Annapurna I, 10th largest peak in the world, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and other sister peaks!
Thorang-La Pass
Highest point in the trek!

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One of the world’s highest lakes!
Tilicho Lake
Kali Gandaki Gorge
The deepest gorge in the world between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna!
The Muktinath Temple
One of the highest temples in the world!
Poon Hill
Second best view point after Kala Patthar!
Pokhara
The second largest city of Nepal and the city of lakes.
Ready to Plan?
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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When to Visit?
Autumn: October - Mid December Spring: February - April
Where to Start From?
Besisahar - Most preferredBhulbhule Nadi Bazaar Jagat, Tal, or Chame
Where to End?
NayaPul – Official end-point Jomson Tatopani Hile
Remember the Permits!
Secure the 2 official permits from the Nepal Tourism Board office: TIMS Card ACAP Permit

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What’s with the Packing?
Apart from shoes, trek poles, sleeping bag, pack your clothes perfect and don’t forget your accessories!
What to Eat?
Dal bhat, momos, soups, noodles, fried rice, pizza and spaghetti are very common.
Though “Dal Bhat Power 24 Hour” is the popular catchphrase!
Adequate Abode
Simple stay with basic facilities!

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Prioritize Safety and Health
Acclimatize, rest, hike slow and frequent sips of water is all you have to take care of!
Interested in Side Treks?
If you just don’t feel like leaving, try these side treks:
Tilicho Lake Trek, Poon Hill Trek and Ghandruk Trek

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Credits
Matt Sclarandis, Carolina Cossío, Jude Infantini