Completed the Annapurna Circuit — the best long-distance trek in the world! 👊🏼
The Annapurna Himal Massif contains six prominent peaks over 7,200m (23,620ft) elevation and is home to the world’s 10th highest mountain — the mighty Annapurna I standing tall at 8,091m (26,545ft). Following is the Annapurna Himal Massif in stats:
- Annapurna I Peak [8,091m/26,545ft] — Ranked 10th in the world.
- Annapurna II Peak [7,937m/26,040ft] — Ranked 16th in the world.
- Annapurna III Peak [7,555m/24,786ft] — Ranked 42nd in the world.
- Annapurna IV Peak [7,525m/24,688ft]
- Ganggapurna Peak [7,454m/24,455ft] — Ranked 59th in the world.
- Annapurna South Peak [7,219m/23,684ft] — Ranked 101st in the world.
- Thorung Peak [6,144m/20,157ft]
*Source: All statistics provided by the Himalayan MapHouse, Kathmandu, Nepal.
The trip started on 15-Oct-2017 and ended on 31-Oct-2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Following is a brief summary of the Annapurna Circuit Trek and some kewl stats:
Time: 16 days
Distance: 175 km
Highest Point: 5,416 m (17,769 ft)
And here is the detailed itinerary of my 16-day trek around the Annapurna Massive in the Himalayas, Nepal with all stop points and the respective elevation statistics:
- Day 1 — Kathmandu [1,400m/4,593ft]
- Day 2 — Jagat [1,300m/4,265ft]
- Day 3 — Bagarchap [2,160m/7,086ft]
- Day 4 — Chame [2,670m/8,759ft]
- Day 5 — Lower Pisang [3,200m/10,498ft]
- Day 6 — Manang [3,540m/11,614ft]
- Day 7 — Manang [3,540m/11,614ft]
- Day 8 — Yak Kharka [4,050m/13,287ft]
- Day 9 — Thorung Phedi [4,450m/14,599ft]
- Summit Day — Thorung La Pass [5,416m/17,769ft]
- Day 10 — Muktinath [3,760m/12,335ft]
- Day 11 — Ghasa [2,010m/6,594ft]
- Day 12 — Tatopani [1,190m/3,904ft]
- Day 13 — Sikha [1,935m/6,348ft]
- Day 14 — Ghorepani [2,860m/9,383ft]
- Summit Day — Poon Hill [3,193m/10,475ft]
- Day 15 — Ramghaj [1,350m/4,429ft]
- Day 16 — Pokhara [820m/2,690ft]
- Day 17 — Kathmandu [1,400m/4,593ft]