Is Possible to trek Annapurna Circuit Trek in 7 Days - A one-week high pass trek!!

  • Updated on Nov 12, 2022
  • Govinda Gurung

This classic adventure 7 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary is one of the most grateful challenge treks to cross the world's highest pass Thorong La 5,416 meters as well as it's full of beautiful amazing natural landscapes with magnificent mountain scenery and unique traditional culture. We, the Himalayan Frozen Adventure team designed professional this 7 days trek to the Annapurna circuit for those trekkers who use a short holiday to get a lifetime experience of the popular route around the Annapurna region. The Annapurna circuit short trek 7 days begins from the subtropical to the high alpine desert with enjoying lovely mountain settlements of Tibetan and Gurung, this trek is one of the most beautiful trekking paths in Nepal so every season's thousands of trekkers come to visit this delightful trekking. The most attractive of this 7-day Annapurna circuit trek by local ethnic pristine culture village, colorful farmlands area, mesmerizes mountain passes, pilgrimage side of Buddhist and Hindu temples, Kali Gandaki deep gorges, and relaxing hot spring.

Excellent Annapurna circuit trekking with tilicho lake can be a bit difficult so before going on this trek you have to make your body healthy and do some physical training. This Annapurna circuit short trek includes touching the edge of the fabled Tibetan plateau, the ancient valley of Manang and Mustang, the lap of the Himalayan massif, a rural area with local people diversified cultures with lifestyles, and fantastic natural landscapes with huge glaciers. The trail leads you through the dramatical villages of Gurung-Tibetan-Buddhist, a small monastery, narrow cobbled streets, and apple orchards, dense subtropical forests, paddy fields, arid cliffs, an unforgettable high mountain pass, and Marshyangdi with Kali Gandaki Valleys. The whole Annapurna circuit trek - 7 days offer surrounded mountain peaks of Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Manaslu 8163m, Annapurna 8091 ranges, and 23 snowy peaks with amazing glacier and icefalls. You can also explore the Mustang Rainshadow and Himalayan zones of Nepal as well as cross awesome waterfalls with river lakes. Therefore, this 7 days Annapurna circuit short trek package is the most perfect option for you.

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Annapurna Circuit Trek 7 Days Route 

Our 7 days Annapurna circuit trekking commences from Chame after a scenic long drive from Kathmandu, then you walk through dense forests to beautiful Himalayan villages with enjoying mountain scenery and local cultures. Likewise, following the Marsyangdi River you cross the lovely villages of Pisang, Ngwal, Braga, and Manang. From Manang, the Annapurna circuit trek 7 days trail leads you through the high alpine forest to Yak Kharka, Chuli leader, Thorang Phedi, High Camp, and Thorang La Pass. The pass provides delightful dramatic landscapes and magnification mountain scenery. Then 7 days Annapurna circuit trek route descends down to the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage town of Muktinath and takes a short drive to Jomsom. From Jomsom, you take a scenic flight to Pokhara and a same-day flight back to Kathmandu.

Annapurna Circuit Trek 7 Days Highlights

  • One of the most popular adventure trekking routes.
  • Short and more enjoyable trekking destination.
  • A scenic long natural drive from Kathmandu to Chame.
  • Warmly welcomed by mountain peoples.
  • Excited culture of Gurung, Tibetan, Buddhist, and Hindu.
  • walk through the subtropical to the high alpine.
  • Beautiful villages of Pisang, Ngwal, Braga, and Manang.
  • Magafaction mountain views of Dhaulagiri I (7th), Manaslu (8th), Annapurna (10th), and many other peaks.
  • Crosses the world's highest pass Thorong La 5416M.
  • Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage town of Muktinath.
  • Gorge valley Kali Gandaki.
  • A scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Annapurna Circuit trek 7 Days Detail Itinerary

Day 01:Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar to Chame 2670m - 8/9 hrs

You wake up early in the morning and drive to Besisahar. It is going to be a long journey. During the drive, you get scenic views of lush green hills, rivers, dense forests, and small settlement areas. Upon reaching Besisahar, you take another local jeep drive to Chame. On the drive, you get to see beautiful views of lush green hills, rivers, terraced farms, and small villages. finally, after 8 to 9 hours of driving you to reach Chame, where you spend your night.

Day 02:Trek from Chame to Pisang 3310m - 4/5 hrs

The trail ascends and descends crossing many rivers and scattered settlement areas. You ascend on a steep and narrow valley path enjoying Panungda Danda rock face, a huge 1,500 meters of rock rising from a river. From here, you trek observing views of Annapurna II, Annapurna South, and Pisang Peak to reach Pisang village.

Day 03:Trek from Pisang to Manang 3450m - 5/6 hrs

You begin trekking following the Upper Pisang route. The trail ascends and leads you to Geru. During trekking, you get to see stunning views of Mt. Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and other surrounding mountains. The trail will soon get dry and cold as you will be approaching Manang.

Day 04:Trek from Manang to Yak kharka 4040m - 4 hrs

After having breakfast at Manang, the trek head toward Yak Kharka. You cross the Manang Khola and then ascend to Tenki village. Likewise, you walk through the Marshyangdi valley to Gunsan village, where you will get to see beautiful scenery and snow-capped mountain views. There you'll see some meadows full of yaks and horses grazing around, it's called Yak Kharka. Overnight stay at Yak Kharka Trekking lodge.

Day 05:Trek from Yak kharka to Throng Phedi / high camp 4420m - 4/5 hrs

After having breakfast, you walk through a small settlement and cross the suspension bridge, leaving a teahouse, then ascend an hour of a steep climb to reach Thorong Phedi, where you spend overnight.

Day 06:Trek from Throng Phedi to Thorong La Pass to Muktinath and drive Jomsom 2730m - 8/9 hrs

Today is the most exciting and challenging part of this trek. Because you are going to cross the world's highest pass Thorong La. Leaving Thorong Phedi, you will ascend on a steep path to reach the top of the Thorong La Pass. From the top, you witness the best views of the whole trek, likes; a panorama of majestic Himalayan peaks with huge glaciers and an amazing sunrise. After exploring the Pass, The trail then descends to one of the holiest temples of Hindus and Buddhists, Muktinath. Then, you take a short scenic drive to Jomsom, where you stay overnight at a trekking lodge.

Day 07:Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara to Kathmandu 1300m - 6/7 hrs

Today, you will take a morning flight back to Pokhara after having breakfast. The flight offers breathtaking views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. Upon landing at the airport, you head to the hotel. You can enjoy exploring the rest of the day. Or if you have not more day, then we flew a same day to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel. Rest of the day of leisure for you to explore and do shopping. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with all the team members.

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Is Around Annapurna Circuit Trek 7 Days Difficulty?

Yes, Around Annapurna Circuit Trek is Difficulty through the Tilicho Lake (4,919m) and Thorong La Pass (5,416 m). Around Annapurna Circuit Trek Difficulty is classified as moderate, who has good healthy fitness, perfect training, and already has done trek above 3000m, those trekkers can do easily this trek. 

Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for this trek?

The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 

Electricity does available on Around Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of Annapurna trek, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Around Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Is possible to take my children to Around Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Of course, all of the age can do it but before goes trekking, you have to give hard training for your child.

Is possible to get a hot shower the trekking?

Yes, the hot shower is possible to get many lodges and teahouse but above the 4,000m is not available and not good for your health.

Can I found Wi-Fi through the trek?

Of course, Wi-Fi is available many lodges and teahouse, but you have to pay extra.

Is it safe for a solo female traveler?

Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.

How can I respect the culture?

During the trekking, we can get amazing Gurung and Magar culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.

Safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.

Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attack, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.


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