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Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Do the Annapurna circuit Trek

Annapurna Trek Guide & Tips
Mountain Sherpa Admin
Mar 31, 2023

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the most popular treks after Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal. This hiking trail includes of varied terrain, attractive and exceptional and beautiful hilly culture and mixtures of flora and fauna. The main highlights of this trekking are the close-up views of snow-capped mountains of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhare.


The Annapurna region is a lovely and diverse region to trek in Nepal along with the amazing classic walks in among the serene nature along with the diverse culture. With the increase in elevation, you will be able to experience the constant changes in the climate and environment giving you new thrill and experience of trekking in Nepal.


This trek leads you to the beautiful village Manang which is inhabitant of people of different ethnic groups and offers the majestic and most spectacular views of beautiful snow-capped mountains.


The Annapurna Circuit Trek is for them who have enough time and wants to travel around the remote regions of Nepal. In this article, we present you top 7 reasons why you should do the Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal.

1. To explore the remote hilly areas of Nepal

Annapurna Circuit trek takes you to some of the most remote hilly areas of Nepal which are least touched by westerners. You get to explore and enjoy the untouched valleys among the high Himalayas. The trek passes through the incredible national park, yaks, impressive rock formations, monasteries, lush green forests, and unique Himalayan culture.

Some of the parts of this trek consist of least explored and virtually untouched villages. You will be able to explore the beautiful and ancient style villages, Tibetan-style mud houses, and Buddhists prayer flags which will give you peace of mind away from the day-to-day life in the lap of pure nature.

2. To explore the panoramic view of Annapurna range

The Annapurna Circuit Trek provides you with an opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful mountain ranges of Nepal. You will be able to witness the alluring views of some of the massive peaks such as Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung, Manaslu, and Tukuche. Besides the views of marvelous views of mountains covered with white snow, you will also be able to witness different climatic zones, ancient caves, frozen lakes and beautiful valleys on the trail.

3. The prominent and beautiful ethnic culture

The trekking journey also takes you on a spiritual trip besides the beautiful and amazing views of high mountains. You will be able to experience and enjoy the ethnic lifestyles of Magar and Gurung people in small settlements on the entire journey. You will encounter gumbas, and small chortens on the trekking trail and the Loba people who have charming villages at the foothills of Annapurna Himalayas will give you a whole different experience. The experience of Tibetan derived culture can be an ideal way to explore the deep life in the mountains of Nepal. Trekking to this region offers you a calm and peaceful form of lifestyle which provides you relaxing escape from the bustling city life.

4. Challenging Thorung-La Pass

Crossing the challenging Thorung-La Pass is a great achievement feeling which will stay in your memory for the lifetime. Thorung-La Pass is situated at the height of 5416 meters, and the weather gets extremely unpredictable sometimes. It is the highest point of the trek and gives you a thrilling experience which will be a feeling of colossal achievement.

5. Explore the beautiful and amazing Manang village

The beautiful and incredible Manang village is a great place to stop and rest for some time on the Annapurna Circuit trail. The villages are situated at an altitude of 3519 meters and consists of some monasteries and gompas. You can have a close insight into the cultural lifestyle and explore various cultural heritage around this beautiful village. The people of this region follows ancient Tibetan culture, and the entire region is untouched by commercialization and modernization. You can get the taste of pure nature and allow your body to acclimatize at this beautiful village away from the busy city life. The beautiful flora, long walks, friendly and hospitable people, and the breathtaking views of Kangla pass are some of the best things which you can experience in Manang village.

6. Most loved trekking region by the people around the world

Annapurna Circuit is one of the most loved trekking regions of Nepal. This trek is easily accessible from the beautiful city Pokhara. The best thing about this trekking trail is that it contains multiple high Himalayas along with a lot of surprises on the trail. Also, on the journey of the Annapurna region, you will able to enjoy and explore the social customs and traditions of the hilly people of Nepal.

7. It is a moderate trip

Compared to other high-altitude trekking adventures which carry with them a chance of suffering from High Altitude Sickness, the Annapurna Circuit Trek is a quite moderate trip. Though there are uphill and downhill walks on the trail, the chance of suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness is near to being unlikely.

These are the top 7 reasons you should go for the Annapurna circuit trek. The trail is full of adventure and surprises. To sum up, this trek has something different and unique to offer to almost everybody! I hope this article has succeeded in acquainting you with the trek. I assure you will get several additional reasons of your own as to why this trek is an absolute must!


If you have any further inquiries about Annapurna Circuit Trek or any other Trekking holiday in Nepal, please feel free to contact us.

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