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Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek - 12 Days Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Hotel/Mountain Lodge
Max. Elevation
5416 M
Private Vehicle/Flight

Trip Overview of Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

Short Annapurna Circuit trek in the overall journey on your timeline may bring wisdom or help to maintain modesty in your visions, by your own experiences on how you are screening the natures on this planet. Not only observing this trek for memory sake, but to practice and conserve self-awareness as a primary purpose, this trek doesn’t go futile. Different places you reach en route of the trek over several days, you can make effortless observations and be equanimity, as per your concepts for the trek. We, thoroughly, look after the tasks involved from getting a permit for the trek up to your departure back to your home.

Usually, the journey starts from Beshisahar(760 m), about 7 hours road distance from Kathmandu. Scenic beauty, fountains, and waterfalls are on the way ahead.  For shortening the trip, you may start from Upper Pisang (3250 m) which comprises of ancient style environment and mountains. Another place on the way is Manang (3540 m), a traditional ancient town with wonderful traditional villages, spiritual places, astonishing mountains, and viewpoints. One of the places en route is Tilicho Lake(4949 m), the highest lake on the planet. Thorung La Pass(5416 m) is the highest point of the Annapurna Circuit trek. Astonishing views of the Annapurna Himalaya range and Great Barrier Ridge, and the scenic deserted landscapes are its features. Moving on the trek, lies Muktinath (The holy site for the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims), Mount Dhaulagiri, and the deserted hills of Mustang.  Kagbeni (2840 m)and  Jomsom (2670 m) are medieval places, not to skip. Numerous sightseeings on the way also help you keep fascinating. The completion of the trek is definite, keep no worries about that.

Tourist Link Treks and Expedition is a place to provide assistance for adventure seekers in this Short Annapurna Circuit trek.  An experienced and prime tourism agency arranges trips with affordable costs and offers high-quality services in this related field. We consider the services to solo trekkers also.

Short Annapurna Circuit tips

Here are the tips for the Short Annapurna Circuit trek:

Annapurna Circuit (160-230 km) lies in Annapurna Conservation Area (7629 sq. km.), Nepal.

Thorung La Pass (5416 m) is the highest elevation point on the circuit.

Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Paungda Danda are the mountain sceneries are seen closely.

Other peaks (6000-8000m) in elevation rise from the Annapurna range.

Kali Gandaki gorge is the deepest gorge on the planet located on the premise.

Trails pass along subtropical forests, several waterfalls and gigantic cliffs and cultural villages, etc.

The trek usually takes 12-18 days.

Tea houses and lodges out there provide meals and accommodations.

Many tourists select Annapurna Circuit for trekking to understand the quite nature.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the name Annapurna suggest?

Annapurna is considered the Goddess of food and nourishment.

Which is the highest point on Annapurna Circuit?

Thorung La Pass is the highest point of the circuit (5416 m).

How long does it take to trek Annapurna Circuit?

It generally takes anywhere from 12-18 days.

How difficult is the Annapurna Circuit trek?

It is moderate and is one of the longest trekking routes in the region.

How cold is Annapurna Circuit?

The temperature of the circuit is around - 10 to 15 degrees celsius.




Early morning the trip begins from Kathmandu. We, on road transport reach Beshisahar, where we take meals within an hour, and we move to Dharapani to a mountain lodge for residing at the night. On that day, we can observe natural scenic beauties and diverse anthropology.

After the hot breakfast, we will be heading to Chame. On halfway through the planned trek for the day, we take lunch at a roadside tea house, and at the end of the day, we reach a mountain lodge for the night stay. On that day, we speculate various resources like forests, mountains and rocks.

As usual, the trek is done for the day. This trek is subjected to notice the natural resources like rivers and forests, mountains like Annapurna-II and pisang Peak and suspension bridges at such remote places.

One of the main attractions of this village is the centuries-old cave of Guru Rinpoche which is on the hills overlooking Ngawal village. Portoche monastery is also in that place. This trek route is also not less rewarding.

Not only the broad valley of Marshyangdi river and the Annapurna mountain range, but this trek zone also comprises other peaks, lakes, and glaciers. Besides catering to trekkers, there is some agriculture and herding of yaks.

On this trek day to Tilicho Base Camp, Tilicho lake and Tilicho peak comes in mind.

Kharka in Nepali is an alpine pasture. You will be seeing a lot of yaks there as they graze on the surroundings. After this place, mobile network connectivity will not be effective.

This place is the highest point in the Annapurna circuit. In addition to trekkers, this pass is regularly used by local trekkers. Khatung Kang and Yakawa Kang are the mountains forming the pass. Trekkers usually depart some hours before sunrise as strong winds typically begins some hours after sunrise.

This place has religious significances to the Hindus and The Buddhists. A large crowd visit this shrine every year. Co-located water source and burning gas is known to exist here only.

The soaring peaks of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri form a backdrop to the town straddling the Kali Gandaki river which flows right through the centre of Jomsom. The river freezes in winter and flows with rainwater and melting snow in summer and monsoon. The natural beauty and cultural diversity best showcase the features of this area. This is the place where the trek ends.

Pokhara is best known for the stunning views of the Annapurna range from the low altitude. several caves, temples, and several lakes are the attractions of this area.

The end of the trek is declared, and we are supposed to conclude the reasonable trip on this day.

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip