Reach an altitude of 5416 metres and ascend to the clouds as you cross the Thorung La Pass along the Annapurna Circuit. Testing your mind and body, this is one hell of an accomplishment.Thorang la pass trek , also popularly known as Annapurna Circuit Trek stretching to the North of the Himalayan range is one of the most rewarding treks in all of Nepal that offers exploration from different angles and perspectives. The trekking in this area has become the centre of attraction for many tourists because this region is considered to be the rich in breathtaking scenes of mountains, diverse culture and lifestyle of people living in the areas and the flora and faunas. The trekking in this area has become the centre of attraction for many tourists because this region is considered to be the rich in breathtaking scenes of mountains, diverse culture and lifestyle of people living in the areas and the flora and faunas. The trail is rich in wild animals, where you can see various animals such as Mountain Thar or Goat, Leopards, Jackal, birds such as pheasant, long-tail birds among others. One of the features of this trekking route is that the higher you go up, the more panoramic views of Manang village, forests and queuing hills you can see.
This trek is said to be the best long-distance hike in the world & was opened to globe trotter since the 1980s. The trek starts from the rural mid-hills and gradually reaches an altitude of 5,416 meters at the Thorung La pass. Thorong La is the most challenging and highest pass on the circuit. This impressive pass is the most advantageous point on earth to view the stunning beauty of the great Himalayas.The trail moves along paddy fields, sub-tropical forest, incredible waterfalls, huge cliffs, and several lovely friendly villages.Dramatic deep gorges, desolate high mountain passes, relaxing hot spring, Buddhist and Hindu temples, delightful farming villages and at every turn a different view of the Annapurna summits.Annapurna Circuit Trek provides a splendid view of Manaslu and Himchuli to the east through the trail. Through the Annapurna Round Trek, you will pass through heavy settlements. The region is full of rhododendron forests. The people inhabiting the region are mostly Thakalis and Gurung.
Since it was opened in 1977 for foreigners,the journey spontaneously offered wonderful opportunities to interact with different ethnic people, their culture and observe their lifestyles & livelihood. Manang valley and Lower Mustang is influenced much by Tibetan culture. Visitors get fantastic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m),Gangapurna (7455m) , Manaslu (8156m), Machhepuchhre (6993m) and Tilicho peak (7134m) around the circuit. Most visitors who love to walk in the Annapurna region make sure they do this trip. After Thorong pass we visit famous Muktinath. It is a well-known temple of Hindus as well as Buddhists. It would be better if you have one more day visit to Marpha. This place is famous for Apples in Nepal and a beautiful village in the valley is almost a must-visit. Due to an increasing inflow of trekkers every year, in order to offer juicy options to trekkers, the number of teahouses/lodges has increased in the Annapurna trekking region.
This has long been considered the best trek in Nepal and one of the world’s classic walks for scenery and cultural diversity. Uncover a different side of the Himalayas, trekking past terraced rice fields, oak and rhododendron forests, there’s a diverse array of nature that awaits in the Annapurna region.The walk passes picturesque villages home to Gurungs, Manangis and Thakalis, offers spectacular mountain views of the numerous 7000m-plus Annapurna peaks and boasts some of the best trekking lodges in Nepal.Immerse yourself completely in the spectacular mountain wilderness of the Annapurna Circuit and discover the ancestral traditions of the local people . The sense of accomplishment will leave even the most seasoned trekker with some unforgettable memories in spite of being a challenging trip.
Snow-capped peaks, isolated communities,mist-shrouded valleys, and remote monasteries will inspire those with a bold spirit and a yearning for a definitive nature experience.
Trip Name: Thorang La Pass Trek
Duration: 18 Days
Start Point: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: Strenuous
Max Group Size: Min.1 to Max. 20
Accommodation: Lodge to Lodge
Splendid Views of the world’s highest mountains: Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri I, Manaslu ,Himalchuli peak, and fishtail mountain.
The crossing of Thorong La Pass (5,416 meters)- one of the longest pass in the world.
The pilgrimage town of Muktinath
Natural Hot Spring at Tatopani.
Explore the cultural and natural beauty of the Annapurna region.
Hike along with the world deepest gorge - Kali Gandaki river
Explore beautiful remote villages.
Sightseeing in UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.
Pass yak pastures with yaks grazing
Relaxing hot spring at Tatopani
Magnificent lakes, glaciers, gorges, and waterfalls
Visit Barge Monastery, the largest monastery in Manang district
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