Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Hello! I am a 24 year old male looking for a trekkingpartner(s) on the annapurna circuit. I am a reasonbly experienced hiker, Though i have never been at an altitude above 2500 meters. I am looking positive trekking partner who is not in a hurry :).

My plan is to hike the full circuit loop, using the New Natt trails wich avoid the Road. This meaning i want to start in besisahar where the busses used to drop trekkers off before the Road was constructed. Alltough jeeps now can take you as far as Manang, i believe that the beaty of the circuit is its variety of landscape, wich One will miss if driving larger parts of the circuit.

This is a link to a PDF file of the bok ” Trekking the Annapurna circuit with the New NATT trails wich avoid the Road” it what i have based my planning upon.

Below is rough planning ive set up for the trek. If You are on a tighter scheduele than me You could always catch a Bus anywhere after muktinath 🙂

Thank You !

Day 1: 7:00 bus from Kathmandu to besisahar – walk the trail on going on the other side of the river from the Road.

Day 2: bhulbule to syange

Day 3 syange – tal

Day 4 Tal – dharapani

Day 5 dharapani – upper pisang

Day 6 upper pisang – ghyaru

Day 7 ghyaru – ngawal + Allimatizing trip up to ice lake north of brakha

Day 8 bragha – manang.

Day 9 Day off in manang.

Day 10 manang – khangsar (on the way to tillicho lake).

Day 11 khangsar – yak kharka (High trail)

Day 12 yak kharka – throung pedi. ( high camp?)

Day 13 Thorung pedi – muktinath

Day 14 muktinath – jhong – kagbeni

Day 15 restday in kagbeni with visit to neighbour village of Tiri in upper mustang.

Day 16 kagbeni – Jomsom – Marpha (scenic alternate trail overlooking Thorung La pass.

Day 17 Marpha. (Apple capital of Nepal).

Day17 Marpha – tatopani by Bus. Lunch in tatopani and soak in the hot springs. Hike to Ghara after Lunch (midway point to ghorepani).

Dag 18 Ghara – Ghorepani

Dag 19 Ghorepani (poon hill if good wheather forecast) – Ulleri .

Dag 20 Ulleri – Nayapul – Pokhara.



3 replies
  1. Hi Eirik,
    My name is Sam and I am half Brazilian and half British. I currently live in Rio de Janeiro. I meant to do this trek now in April, however my trekking partner dropped out. Your itinerary resonates with what I wanted to do. I have recently come back from trekking the Andes in Peru and I must say that high altitude plays a significant part in performance. That being said, it is doable if one is not in a rush and can do it in a slow place enjoying the scenery and listening to one’s own body. I am looking for someone who would like to share this experience and who likes to take their time and is laid back and full of positive energy and has a sense of humor! Please let me know if you would like to exchange more ideas with me. Thank you.

    • Hello sam. I arrive in Kathmandu on the 15th of september. Thinking about starting around the 20th, if the moonson has ended. If not i will start no later then the 25th. My flight to bangkok leaves on the 21 october, so i need to be in kathmandu by the 20th. I was thinking about doing both the annapurna circuit and basecamp if i have the time. Planning on around 26 days of trekking total.
      Let me know if you are around!

  2. Hey Eirik,
    Thanks for getting back to me. I will try and touch base with you if my trip goes as planned and I am around when you set off.
    Take care!