How Long Annapurna Circuit Trek Distance in Km and miles

Trip Overview


Annapurna Circuit is one of the best and widely recognized trekking routes in the world because of its diversified Himalayan scenery and landscape. Among hikers, this trekking route is also famous by the name of Round Annapurna trek as it circles Mt. Annapurna Massif.

This hiking route is located in the western zone of Nepal. Annapurna circuit as the hiking route for the public and tourists opened in 1977.

The major attractions of Annapurna Circuit trek are distinct regional scenery as the circuit trail passes four regions (Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi) and the splendid mountain views of Manaslu (8,000-plus meter peak), Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III, Pisang, Tilicho, Gangapurna, Nilgiri and, of course, Annapurna I (8,000-plus meter peak) and Dhaulagiri (8,000-plus meter peak).

Moreover, while trekking in the Annapurna circuit you will enjoy the culture of different indigenous people influenced either by Buddhism or Hinduism. Further, you will also pass through Kaligandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, the rivers, waterfalls, terrace land, and various mountain flora and fauna.

How Long Annapurna Circuit Trek Distance

Annapurna Circuit Trek is well known as the long days hiking journey. Many people ask these common questions that how long distance is it? How many miles and kilometers (km) require to hike in a day? How many hours need to walk daily?

The Annapurna Circuit Trek route is around 208 kilometers/ 129 miles/. You may complete the whole route by hiking in 16 days. Now due to the road development in some areas, you may squeeze it by some days if you want to take a drive. In a day walking distance is as below.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary with day wise hiking distance in miles/ km

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport. We pick up at the airport by our car and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (Altitude 1310 meters/ 4298 feet), 172 km west of Kathmandu by public bus. Driving 5:30 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Besi Sahar to Bahundanda (Altitude 1385 meters/ 4544 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 17 Km/ 11 miles
Average Hiking Time: 5: 30 hours.

Day 04: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (Altitude 2160 meters/ 7087 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 12 Km/ 7 miles
Average Hiking Time: 4 to 5 hours.

Day 05: Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap via Dharapani (Altitude 2160 meters/ 7087 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 13 Km/ 8 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6 hours.

Day 06: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (Altitude 2710 meters/ 8891 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 12 Km/ 7 miles.
Average Hiking Time: 5 hours.

Day 07: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (Altitude 3310 meters/ 10860 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 14.5 Km/ 9 miles
Average Hiking Time: 5 hours.

OR Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (Altitude 3250 meters/ 10663 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 14 Km/ 8.6 miles
Average Hiking Time: 4:30 hours.

Day 08: Trek from Upper Pisang to Manang (Altitude 3540 meters/ 11614 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 19.5 Km/ 12 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6:30 hours.

OR trek from Lower Pisang to Manang (Altitude 3540 meters/ 11614 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 15 Km/ 9 miles
Average Hiking Time: Hiking 4:30 hours.

Day 09: Day in Manang (Altitude 3540 meters/ 11614 feet) for acclimatization purposes. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (Altitude 4050 meters/ 13287 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 9 Km/ 6 miles
Average Hiking Time: 3 hours.

Day 11: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (Altitude 4450 meters/ 14600 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 6 Km/ 4 miles
Average Hiking Time: 3 hours.

Day 12: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Thorung La Pass (Altitude 5416 meters/ 17769feet) to Muktinath (Altitude 3800 meters/ 12467 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 16 Km/ 10 miles
Average Hiking Time: 7:30 hours.

Day 13: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (Altitude 2720 meters/ 8923 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 18 Km/ 11 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6:30 hours.

Day 14: Trek from Jomsom to Kalopani (Altitude 2535 meters/ 8317 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 23 Km/ 14 miles
Average Hiking Time: 7:30 hours.

Day 15: Trek from Kalopani to Tatopani (Altitude 1200 meters/ 3937 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 20 Km/ 12 miles.
Average Hiking Time: 7 hours.

Day 16: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (Altitude 2870 meters/ 9416 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 14 Km/ 9 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6:30 hours.

Day 17: Early morning excursion to Poon Hill (Altitude 3210 meters/10531 feet). Then trek from Ghorepani to Nayapul (Altitude 1070 meters/ 3510 feet). Drive from Nayapul to Pokhara by car. Driving 1:30 hours. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

Hiking Distance: 14 Km/ 9 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6:30 hours.

Day 18: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Departure to your home country. Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or you may take optional side tours.

Notes:

I. The above is complete Annapurna Circuit Trek itinerary. If you do not have 19 days’ time for Annapurna Circuit trek, it can be completed in 14 days, 16 days, and 17 days as well. Please contact us for detail of the short Annapurna Circuit Trek.

II. We are the local authorized operator of Annapurna Circuit Trek. We are not the agent who sells trips and give others to operate the trip. So we are able to give the best reasonable cheap price. For the price of the trip, please contact us.

 

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