• Last Updated on Sep 6, 2023

Are you planning to tackle an adventure of a lifetime? If you have come to the right place. Be ready to challenge yourself and explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Annapurna region. We introduce you to our Annapurna Circuit Trek Map, the Ultimate Guide to one of the most popular trekking routes in the world.

This elegant and informative map is meticulously crafted to give you the necessary information to navigate the Annapurna Circuit trek effortlessly. It boasts intricate topographical maps, highlighting the picturesque trail routes, tranquil campsites, and noteworthy points of interest along the journey. The map also includes vital information such as altitude, distance, and estimated trekking times, making it an essential tool for meticulously planning and preparing for your adventure.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Map is your ultimate guide to discovering the Best of this Magnificent Trek. Explore the Pinnacle of Adventure at Thorong La Pass, 5,416 meters (17,769 ft), the Highest Point of the Trek, and Immerse Yourself in the Rich Culture and Heritage of Traditional Villages like Manang and Mustang. Experience the Best of the Annapurna Circuit with Confidence, Knowing that You Will Never Miss a Single Highlight with this Comprehensive Map by Your Side.

Whether you are a seasoned trekker or a first-time hiker, the Annapurna Circuit Trek Map is an essential tool for making your trek a success. So, why wait? Get your hands on a copy today and start planning your adventure of a lifetime. Trust us. This trek will be an experience you will never forget.

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Annapurna Circuit trek distance

The Annapurna Circuit trek is a journey of unparalleled beauty and adventure, offering a range of distances to suit every traveler's preference. Whether you're seeking a challenging entire circuit trek or a more moderate option, the Annapurna Circuit has something for everyone. The complete circuit, beginning in BesiSahar at 760 meters (2,493 feet)and ending in Nayapul at 1070 m / 3510 ft, spans a distance of 260 km/161 mi. 
However, many hikers opt for the standard route, which starts in Jagat at 1,290 m | 4,232 ft and finishes in Jomsom at 2,800 meters/ 9,186 ft, covering a distance of 136 km/84 mi. For those looking for a shorter trek, the route starting in Manang at 3,519 meters (11,545 ft) and ending in Muktinath at 3,762 m (12,343 ft) is 34 km/21 mi. 

Though this option may be more convenient, it is essential to note that it needs to provide adequate acclimatization before traversing Thorong La Pass. Regardless of your chosen route, the Annapurna Circuit trek promises an unforgettable experience.

  • Distance – 260 km/161 mi (if walking the complete route)
  • Days – 15-19 days
  • Permits – TIMS card and Annapurna Sanctuary permit
  • Guide – can be done independently, with a guide/porter, or in a group 
  • Starting point – Besisahar
  • Finishing point – Nayapul
  • Highest point – Thorong La Pass (5400 m/17 716 ft)
  • Total elevation gain – Above 11 685 m/38 336 ft
  • Total elevation loss - Above11 358 m/37 263 ft
  • Walking on the road – 68 km/42 mi out of 260 km but only about 24 km/15 mi are on the road with significant traffic.
  • Accommodation – guesthouses, Hotels, camping
  • Food – Local Nepali, Indian, Chinese, and Western food

Annapurna Circuit Trek Map - Route Map Anticlockwise

Discover the beauty and splendor of the Annapurna Circuit Trek with our updated, quality-assured, and visually appealing route map. Designed for convenience and practicality, this dedicated page offers a comprehensive and accurate overview of the journey, providing just the correct information to enhance your trekking experience.

Our map serves as a trusty compass on your journey, featuring a detailed trail route and an array of standard icons, each representing specific features such as international boundaries, national park boundaries, highways, main roads, primary and secondary trekking routes, peaks, temples, monasteries, chortens, airports, helipads, glaciers, rivers, and checkpoints.

For added convenience, our map also features a zoom function, allowing you to quickly zoom in or out as needed. Click on the plus button to zoom in and the minus button to zoom out, and fully immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a premier trekking experience in Nepal, renowned for its breathtaking scenery and rich cultural diversity. As you continue this journey, you will be greeted by a dramatic desert-like landscape, the majestic Thorong La pass, the picturesque Marsyangdi Valley at 3600m/ 1811 ft, the serene Tilicho Lake at 4,919 m/ 1,6138 ft, and the awe-inspiring Ice Lake 4,600 m/ 15091 ft. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the grandeur of 8,000-metre peaks, providing a truly unforgettable experience. To top it off, you will be welcomed by the charming mountain villages and the warm hospitality of the local community, making this trek an unparalleled adventure.

Your trek starts from the breathtaking landmark of Manang, 3,519 meters (11,545 ft). As essential acclimatization stops for trekkers, Manang offers the perfect opportunity to adjust to the high altitude before venturing further. With no motorable roads leading to this secluded destination, the only way to reach Manang is by taking a scenic jeep ride from Kathmandu 1,400 m/ 4,593 ft. This alternative is ideal for those with limited time to experience the region's beauty. Follow the main trekking route, represented by the black dashed line enclosed in yellow, and discover the various stopping points along the way. An experience not to be missed awaits you on this captivating trek.

How is a Trekking Routes Map of Annapurna Circuit?

A trekking map is vital for any outdoor enthusiast embarking on a hiking or trekking adventure. These maps are specially designed to provide detailed information on the terrain, trails, and landmarks of a specific area, allowing hikers to navigate their surroundings confidently and precisely.

One of the defining characteristics of a superior trekking map is its precision in scale symbols. These symbols are meticulously designed to convey the relative dimensions and positions of various features, including but not limited to majestic peaks, picturesque valleys, serene lakes, and well-traveled roads. These symbols enhance the overall aesthetic of the map and provide essential information for a successful trekking experience.

Our trekking maps boast a sophisticated array of features, including scale symbols and contour lines, that empower hikers to plan their route masterfully and confidently estimate the time and effort required to reach their destination. The contour lines, in particular, offer a wealth of information on the elevation and relief of the terrain, providing an unparalleled level of detail and accuracy. These lines are meticulously crafted to depict the shape and steepness of the land, enabling hikers to understand the landscape comprehensively and navigate it with ease.

Another important feature of trekking maps is the inclusion of waypoints and trail markers, which provide information on the location of key landmarks and points of interest along the trail. These markers can include trailheads, campsites, water sources, and other essential areas, making it easy for hikers to find their way and stay on course.

Finally, trekking maps often include essential safety and emergency information, such as the location of emergency shelters and contact information for local authorities. This information is crucial for hikers who may encounter unexpected challenges or obstacles during their trek and can help them stay safe and secure while exploring the great outdoors.

Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel (1.4 km/ 0.86 Mi)

  • Starting Point:- Tribhuvan Airport
  • Finishing Point:- Hotel
  • Time:- 20 - 25 minutes
  • Distance:- 5.4 km/ 3.35 Mi
  • Walking Distance:- 1 hr 18 min and 6.2 km/ 3.85 Mi far

Day 2: Drive to Syange via Dumre, Besisahar and Bhulbhule

  • Route: (Syange via Dumre is 265 km/ 164 mi), (Syange to BesiSahar is 29.2 km/ 18 mi), and (Besisahar to Bhulbhule is 14.3 km/ 8.88 mi)
  • Starting point – Dumre
  • Finishing point – Lodge at Bhulbhule
  • Distance – 262 km/ 162 mi
  • Time – 6 hours
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3:Trek Syange to Tal (1710m)

  • Route:- Syange 1,119m / 3,671 feet to Tal distance is 13.9 km/ 8.6 mi
  • Starting point- Syange
  • Finishing Point- Village at Tal
  • Distance- 13.9 km/ 8.6 mi
  • Time- 4-6 Hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4:Trek from Tal to Bagarchhap (2160m)

  • Route: Tal (1,633 m/ 5,357 ft) – Karte (1,781 m/ 5,843) – Dharapani (1844 m/ 6049 ft) – Odar (2131 m/ 6991 ft) – Bagarchhapad (2,059 m/ 6,755)
  • Starting Point- Tal
  • Finishing Point- Bagarchhap
  • Distance- 12.1 km/ 7.51 mi
  • Time- 4-6 Hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5:Bagarchhap to Chame (2670m)

  • Route: Bagarchhap to Chame 14.0 km/ 8.69 mi
  • Starting Point- Bagarchhap
  • Finishing Point- Chame
  • Distance- 14.0 km/ 8.69 mi
  • Time- 4-6 Hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6:Trek from Chame to Pisang (3310m)

  • Route: Chame to Pisang 13.7 kilometers / 8.5 miles.
  • Starting Point- Chame
  • Finishing Point- Pisang
  • Distance- 13.7 kilometers / 8.5 miles.
  • Time- 4-6 Hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7:Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m)

  • Route: Upper Pisang (3303 m) – Ghyaru (3695 m) – Ngawal (3669 m) – Munchi (3500 m) – Braga (3519 m) – Manang (3560 m)
  • Starting point – Upper Pisang
  • Finishing point – Manang
  • Distance – 22 km/13,6 mi
  • Time – 6 hr
  • Total ascent – 888 m
  • Total descent – 629 m

Day 8: Acclimatization day at Manang

  • The guesthouse offers the perfect blend of comfort and luxury, providing an ideal haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. Indulge in the rich aroma and taste of Lavazza coffee while taking in the serene surroundings. Attend to your daily needs with their laundry facilities and take the time to acclimatize before venturing to higher elevations, ensuring a safe and enjoyable trip.

Day 9: Trek from Manang to Ledar (4250m)

  • Route: Manang to Ledar st 10.4 km/ 6.46 mi distance
  • Starting point – Manang
  • Finishing point – Ledar
  • Distance – 10.4 km/ 6.46 mi
  • Time – 6 hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 10: Trek from Ledar to Phedi or High camp (4600m)

  • Route:- Ledar (4248 m) – Deurali tea house (4440 m) – Thorung Phedi (4548 m)
  • Starting point – Ledar
  • Finishing point – Phedi
  • Distance – 5.6 km/ 3.47 mi
  • Time – 6 hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 11: Trek from Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3800m)

  • Route: Thorong Phedi (4548 m) – High Camp (4884 m) – Thorong La Pass (5400 m) – Chambar Bhir (4200 m) – Muktinath (3611 m)
  • Starting point – Thorong Phedi (Thorung Phedi)
  • Finishing point – Muktinath
  • Distance – 15,6 km/9,6 mi
  • Time – 6hr.
  • Total ascent – 854 m
  • Total descent – 1680 m
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 12: Trek and drive from Muktinath to Tukuche (2600m)

  • Route: Muktinath (3611 m) – Jomsom (2784 m)– Thini (2836 m) – Chhairo (2704 m) – Tukuche (2615 m)
  • Starting point – Muktinath
  • Finishing point – Tukuche
  • Distance- 28.1 km/ 17.46 mi
  • Time – 6hr.
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 13: Trek from Tukuche to Ghasa (2100m)

  • Route: Tukuche (2615 m) – Sauru (2570 m) – Kokhethanti (2533 m) – Konjo (2700 m) – Titi Lake (2700 m) – Chhoya Deurali (2505 m) – Ghasa (2072 m)
  • Starting point – Tukuche
  • Finishing point – Ghasa
  • Distance – 30 km/18,6 mi
  • Time – 7hr
  • Total ascent – 800 m
  • Total descent – 1383 m
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 14:Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1200m)

  • Route: Ghasa (2072 m) – Pairothapla (1937 m) – Kopchepani (1765 m) – Narchyang (1448 m) – Tatopani (1362 m)
  • Starting point – Ghasa
  • Finishing point – Tatopani
  • Distance – 17 km/10,5 mi
  • Time – 4h20min.
  • Total ascent – 335 m
  • Total descent – 1057 m
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 15: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850)

  • Route: Tatopani (1362 m) – Ghara (1745 m) – Shikha (1934 m) – Phalate (2272 m) – Chitre (2370 m) – Ghorepani (2800 m)
  • Starting point – Tatopani
  • Finishing point – Ghorepani
  • Distance – 17,6 km/11 mi
  • Time – 5h40min.
  • Total ascent – 1744 m
  • Total descent – 200 m
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 16: Explore Poon Hill and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1495m)

  • Route: Ghorepani (2780 m) – Poon Hill (3200 m) -Nangethanti (2524 m) – Banthanti (2306 m) – Ulleri (2110 m) – Tikhedhunga (1536 m)
  • Starting point – Poonhill
  • Finishing point – Tikhedhunga 
  • Distance – 7.5 km/ 4.6 mi
  • Time – 5hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 17: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara

  • Route:- Tikhedunga to Nayapul is at 9.2 km / 5.7 miles, Nayapul to Pokhara
  • Starting point – Tikhedhunga
  • Finishing point – Pokhara
  • Time – 5hr
  • Accommodation- Lodge
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 18:Tourist Bus Journey from Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Route: Pokhara (820m / 2,690ft ) to Kathmandu (1,350m / 4,450ft)
  • Starting point – Pokhara
  • Finishing point – Kathmandu
  • Time – 6-7 hr 
  • Accommodation- Hotel
  • Food Type- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 19: Drop at Kathmandu international airport or onward for the next program

Dipak Pande

Dipak Pande

Dipak starts to step up from potter, guide, and trekking leader to the company owner. Sometimes he share his experience with others as well as wrote in local travel news. Most of time he spend his time on mountain and his company.