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Considered Nepal’s most beautiful and rewarding trekking region, the Annapurna Himalayas live up to their reputation. Yearly mountaineers and adventure seekers head to the Annapurna region of Nepal for an amazing trekking experience. Naturally, as a designated trekking region you’ll find more than enough trekking routes here. From easy-going short treks to longer and more challenging treks the Annapurna region has it all! Is it your first time visiting the Annapurna region? Don’t know which trek will better suit you? No worries in this article Royal Himalayan Holidays will explain the best treks to do around Annapurna. As well as giving info about the best time to go on a trek, which are the most prominent mountains to see, what type of permits are required, about the food and accommodation and what type of trekking gear you should bring for a trek around Annapurna. 

Most popular treks

First up are the most popular treks of the Annapurna region. While not necessarily the best treks to do around Annapurna, these are the most popular treks that are booked every year!

1. The Annapurna Base Camp trek
2. The Annapurna Circuit trek
3. The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek

These 3 are the most popular treks that you can do around the Annapurna Himalayas. But how to know which one is better suited to your trekking style? We’ll give you a short description and an itinerary for each one. That way you’ll get a better picture of what to expect from each trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. 

The Annapurna Base Camp trek of 14 days

Known as one of Nepal’s most popular and rewarding treks the Annapurna Base Camp trek takes you deep into the Annapurna Sanctuary. Reaching a max elevation of 4,130m/13,550ft at Base Camp this trek can be done by novice trekkers without holding any acclimatization days. The trek itself goes through well-maintained trekking paths and different environments offering a variety of sceneries of the mountain valleys and the Annapurna Himalayas. During the trek, an opportunity will present itself to check out the natural hot water springs of Jhinudanda, as well as visit local communities.

The itinerary for the Annapurna Base Camp trek:
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02: Trek briefing + KTM Sightseeing
Day 03: Flight to Pokhara 
Day 04: Drive to Ghandruk 1,940m/ 6,365ft
Day 05: Trek to Chhomrong 2,170m/ 7,119ft
Day 06: Trek to Dobhan 2,520m/ 8,268ft
Day 07: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3,700m/ 12,139ft
Day 08: Visit ABC 4,130m/ 13,549ft + trek to Deurali 3,200m/ 10,499ft
Day 09: Trek to Sinuwa 2,360m/ 7,743ft
Day 10: Trek to Jhinudanda Hot Springs 1,780m/ 5,840ft
Day 11: Trek to Motkyu 1,800m/ 5,906ft + drive back to Pokhara
Day 12: Fly Back to Kathmandu
Day 13: Relax day
Day 14: Departure

This 14 days trekking package in Nepal includes; sightseeing in Kathmandu, national flights to and from Pokhara, all accommodations, and trekking expenses. To book the Annapurna Base Camp trek of 14 days with Royal Himalayan Holidays click here to start the booking process.

The Annapurna Circuit trek of 17 days