Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 10 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End Kathmandu/kathmandu
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel and Lodge
  • Transport Drive
  • Best Season Mar-May, Sep-Nov

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 Days Itinerary and Cost

The Short Annapurna circuit trek 10 Days is an adventurous trekking journey that provides natural thrill and cultural beauty of Annapurna region. The 10 days short Annapurna circuit trekking package is beautifully designed for the trekkers who want to explore the Annapurna region in shorter time period. The trek is filled with adventures and thrilling experiences with spectacular sceneries.

The Short Annapurna circuit trek of 10 days offers you the astounding views of the Himalayas, deepest gorges, high mountains passes, lakes, Buddhist and Hindu temples, natural hot springs and amazing cultures. The trekking route is extraordinarily beautiful. In the trekking trail you will be exploring some rare species of animals and birds. If you are lucky enough then you might also see snow leopard and blue sheep. Trekkers will enjoy visiting the small local villages and interaction with beautiful locals. In the trek, thorong la pass is the highest and challenging mountain pass where people can enjoy breathtaking mountains scenery. Visiting Muktinath temple is another attraction for the trekkers. It is a very popular religious temple for both Hindu and Buddhist people. Trekkers can get great insight into both the Hindu and Buddhist cultures and traditions. Trekkers will get a beautiful opportunity of taking dip in famous hot springs at Tatopani and relax there. The hot springs, pretty villages, friendly locals, spectacular scenery and unique cultures will definitely make you fall in love with the trekking in Annapurna region. It is one of the best trekking destinations that you must do at least once in a life.

The 10 days short Annapurna circuit trek let you be close to the nature and beautiful cultures. Welcome Nepal treks have amazing short days Annapurna circuit trekking package. We have well designed itinerary for the travelers who want to explore Annapurna region within 10 days. We would suggest you to do the trek with us and have the best trekking experience in Nepal. We serve our customers with kind services and humble hospitality.

Where is the Short Annapurna Circuit located?

The Annapurna Circuit is located in the central part of Nepal. The total distance of the Annapurna Circuit varies between 160 and 230 kilometers (100-145 miles), depending on the options one chooses to trek.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek Elevation and altitude

The highest point of the short Annapurna Circuit trek is Thorong La Pass, also known as Thorung La. It is situated at an altitude of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet) above sea level. The pass is a significant highlight of the trek and marks the highest point reached during the journey.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek in Autumn

The autumn season during the short Annapurna Circuit trek is considered one of the best times to undertake the journey. This season is a popular choice among trekkers due to the favorable weather conditions and the stunning views offered by the clear skies. The clear skies during autumn provide excellent visibility, offering trekkers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain peaks, including the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. During autumn, the temperatures are pleasant, both during the day and at night. At lower elevations, daytime temperatures can range from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F), while nighttime temperatures can drop to around 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F). At higher elevations, temperatures are cooler, especially at night.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek in Winter

Trekking to the short Annapurna circuit during the winter months offers a unique and adventurous experience, but it also comes with some challenges and considerations. Winter is considered the off-season for trekking in the short Annapurna Circuit, which means there will be fewer trekkers on the trail. During winter, trek can present additional challenges when crossing high passes like Thorong La. The passes may be covered with snow and ice, making the trail more slippery and potentially hazardous. Winter in the Annapurna region is cold, especially at higher elevations. Daytime temperatures at lower elevations can range from 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F), but they can drop significantly, often below freezing, during the night and at higher altitudes. The weather can be unpredictable, with occasional snowfall and chilly winds.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek in Spring

The spring season during the short Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the most popular and preferred times to undertake the journey. The trekking trails come alive with colorful rhododendron blooms during the spring season. The high passes along the Annapurna Circuit, such as Thorong La pass, are generally accessible and safer during the spring season compared to the winter months. The mild temperatures of spring make trekking comfortable during the day. It's neither too hot nor too cold, providing an ideal environment for trekking. The days are mostly clear and sunny, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F) at lower elevations. Nights are cool but not excessively cold, with temperatures hovering around 5°C to 10°C (41°F to 50°F). The stable weather allows for excellent visibility and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek in Monsoon

The monsoon season is considered the off-season for trekking in the Annapurna region. Trekking to the short Annapurna circuit during the monsoon can be challenging due to the heavy rainfall, increased risk of landslides, and leeches on the trail. The mountains are often covered in clouds, and the views can be obscured rain. Trekkers may miss out on the stunning vistas that the Short Annapurna Circuit is famous for. The trekking trails can become muddy, slippery, and challenging to navigate during the monsoon. Trekkers should be prepared for wet and challenging trekking conditions. Daytime temperatures in lower altitudes range from 15 to 25 °C (59 to 77°F), but humidity levels can be high. At higher elevations, temperatures can drop to around 5 to 15 °C (41 to 59°F) during the day and lower at night.

Important Notes for 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
  • Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
  • It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage
  • You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
  • If you want to return back to Pokhara from the short Annapurna Circuit trek by helicopter, you will be charged with extra costs around 500$.
  • Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
  • 10 days Annapurna Circuit trek is a moderate to challenging trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
  • You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
  • We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.

Major Highlights

  • Explore mesmerizing mountain peaks like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and many more.
  • Discover the unique flora and fauna of Annapurna region
  • Stunning landscapes, magnificent lakes, glaciers and waterfalls.
  • Visit Muktinath, a religious temple for both Hindus and Buddhists
  • Witness the World’s deepest Kali Gandaki George
  • Cross the thorong la pass and enjoy the most incredible mountains views
  • Experience the mountains lifestyle, varieties of cultures and traditions, local foods.
Itinerary
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  • Max. Altitude: 760m / 2492ft
  • Day tour time:(190km / 118miles) 6-8 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 2,710m / 8,890ft
  • Day tour time:(66.5km / 41.3miles) 7 - 8 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 3,115m / 10,200ft
  • Day tour time:13.2km / 8.2miles, 5 - 6 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 3,540m / 11,300ft
  • Day tour time:17km / 10.6miles, 5 - 6 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: (4,200m / 13,779ft )
  • Day tour time:9.4km / 5.8 miles, 3-4 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 4,525m / 14,525ft
  • Day tour time:8.5km / 5.2 miles, 4-5 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 5,416 m/17,756 ft
  • Day tour time:15.6km / 9.6miles, 9 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 1200m/3,940ft
  • Day tour time:(113km / 70 miles) 6-7 hrs
  • Accommodation:Lodge

  • Max. Altitude: 850m / 2788ft
  • Day tour time:(197km / 122miles) 6 –7 hrs
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel

  • Max. Altitude: 1,350m / 4,450ft
  • Day tour time:(200km / 124miles) 6-7 hrs.
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel
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Useful Information

Best Time to do  Annapurna Circuit Short Trek 10 days

It is possible to do the Short Annapurna Circuit trek 10 days during any time of the year. The most preferred and perfect time of the year for the Short Annapurna Circuit trek is during autumn season (Sept – Nov). During this time of the year the sky is clear, weather is stable and you will experience the great walk with amazing views in the fresh air. The trekking trails and the teahouses are much crowded and busy during autumn season. Another great time to do the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek is during spring season (March- May). It is a very beautiful season as it offers the fascinating views. Trekkers will witness beautiful rhododendron flowers blooming during this season. They will experience moderate temperature with clear skies. You can also do the Short Annapurna Circuit trek during winter season (Dec- Feb). During this time the weather gets extremely cold, the trekking trails are less crowded and you can enjoy the beautiful panoramas of the mountains. The least preferred season for Annapurna circuit trek is during monsoon season (June – Aug). The trek is available during monsoon season, but you might experience the rain falls, hot temperature, and the wet and slippery trails. However you can enjoy the trek if the weather is in good condition. The trekking trails will be less crowded and you can enjoy the views of the green forests, rivers and waterfalls.

Trekking gears required for Annapurna Circuit Short Trek

The following lists are the most essential trekking gear that is recommended for short Annapurna circuit Trek in Nepal.

  • Down jackets, trekking trousers, trekking boots, thermal coats, t shirts
  • Inner wears, warm socks, hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses
  • Wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, etc.
  • Power banks, cell phone, camera, head light
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bags

You can also buy these gears in many shops of Kathmandu. You should carry all these gears and beside these you can carry your personal valuable things necessary for you.

Accommodation in Annapurna Circuit Short Trek for 10 days

The accommodations during your 10 days Short Annapurna circuit are simple lodges and teahouses. The rooms are simple and provide you comfortable bed with warm blankets and pillows and the views are also incredible form there. The bathrooms are also neat and clean and you can enjoy the hot shower.

Foods on Annapurna Circuit Short Trekking for 10 days

You can find varieties of food in the teahouses and lodges during your Short Annapurna circuit trek. There will be varieties of foods and drinks in menu from local Nepalese dishes to western continental dishes. You can pick anything from menu according to your wish. We suggest you not to take the alcoholic drinks. The foods are fresh, clean and hygienic.

Wi-Fi and electricity during Short Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Almost every lodges and teahouses have the wifi and electricity facilities on the Annapurna circuit trekking route. You can charge your electronic devices like cell phones and camera battery. Wifi is also available n the teahouses and lodges but you have to pay extra fees.

Safe Drinking Water during Short Annapurna Circuit Trek for 10 days

You can find the safe drinking water at the teahouses and lodges. You can buy the mineral water bottle, filter water or boiled water. You can also carry your own water bottles during the trek. You can carry thermos to keep water warm and water purification tablets. It is very important to stay hydrated so you should drink as much as water you can during your Short Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Guides and Porters during  Annapurna Circuit Short Trekking

It will be safe and comfortable with the guides and porters during the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit trek. Welcome Nepal Treks provide highly knowledgeable and well experienced guides and porters to the trekkers. Guide will help you lead the trek and show you the best trekking route and explain you about the history and cultures of the region. While porter can carry your bag throughout the trek and keep it safe and this will make your trekking journey comfortable. Having the guides and porters by your side will make you feel safe and give you the best trekking experience.

Trekking Permits during Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

For your 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal you need two permits. One is TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card and the other is Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit.

Travel Insurance during Short Annapurna circuit Trek

Welcome Nepal Treks highly recommend trekkers to have good travel insurance. Sometimes unexpected incident might happen during the trek. So for your safety and security it is better to have the travel insurance. The travel insurance should cover medical services and emergency rescues during the trek. This will make you feel safe and comfortable during your Short Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Tipping in Annapurna Circuit Short Trekking

The tipping during the Short Annapurna circuit trek is completely your choice and decision. The tips are the way of saying thank you for the hard work, dedication and the services of the guides and porters during the trek. If you loved their services then you can tip them with money at the last day of your trip. However, it is not compulsory at all.

Why to do Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

The 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit trek is full of adventures and enjoyment. You will have a great walk through the forests and pretty villages with incredible panoramic views of the mountains. You will also get an opportunity of relaxing your bodies at natural hot springs. Trekkers can get the insights into both Hindu and Buddhist cultures. Visiting the Muktinath temple is another attraction for the trekkers. This Short Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the best short trekking packages in Nepal. It is the perfect short trek filled with an experience of amazing natural and cultural beauty.

Risks during 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

The 10 days short Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular and challenging trek in Nepal that takes you through some of the most stunning landscapes in the Himalayas. While it is a rewarding experience, there are some risks and challenges that trekkers should be aware of and adequately prepared for. The risk during short Annapurna circuit trek are as follows:

  • Altitude sickness
  • Weather changes
  • Landslides and avalanches
  • Physical exhaustion
  • Lack of medical facilities
  • Sunburn and UV exposure
  • Dehydration
  • Communication difficulties
  • Bridge safety
  • Overexertion

How difficult is the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek?

The difficulty of the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek can vary depending on factors such as your physical fitness level, previous trekking experience, the time of year you undertake the trek, and how well you acclimatize to the altitude. The Short Annapurna Circuit Trek is challenging but incredibly rewarding. However, due to the altitude and rugged terrain, it's essential to be physically prepared, have a moderate level of fitness, and take time to acclimatize properly.

Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

Some measures you can take to reduce the risk of altitude sickness during 10 days short Annapurna circuit trek mentioned below:

  • Gradual ascent
  • Stay hydrated
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking
  • Eat well
  • Acclimatization days
  • Medications
  • Recognize symptoms
  • Descend if necessary
  • Walk at your own pace

Annapurna Circuit Short Trek with Helicopter return

You can enhance your trek by returning back from helicopter after completing the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek. If you're interested in this option, it's advisable to contact us and we will customize the itinerary to suit your needs and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. We will also arrange the necessary permits, helicopter flights, and provide experienced guides to accompany you on the trek. This option is particularly suitable for travelers who have limited time or may not be able to undertake the full trekking route due to physical constraints.

Training for 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

It is essential to prepare your body for the physical demands of trekking at higher altitudes during 10 days short Annapurna circuit trek. You can focus on activities that improve your cardiovascular endurance, such as hiking, brisk walking, running, cycling, or swimming. These exercises will help build your stamina and lung capacity, which are vital for trekking at higher altitudes. Trekking involves carrying a backpack and navigating uneven terrain. Strengthen your leg muscles, core, and upper body through exercises like squats, lunges, calf raises, planks, and push-ups. Building overall body strength will help you tackle the challenging sections of the trek.

Distance and Time during 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

The total distance of the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit varies between 160 and 230 kilometers (100-145 miles), depending on the options one chooses to trek. The 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit trek normally takes 8-12 days to complete.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trekking and Alternate Packages

The 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit trek offers breathtaking mountain views and a unique cultural experience. However, if you're looking for alternative trekking packages in the Annapurna region, here are a few options to consider:

  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • Annapurna base camp trek return back by helicopter
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Mardi Himal Trek
  • Tlicho lake trek
  • Annapurna base camp budget trek

Can I book Private 10 Days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Yes, you can book a 10 days short private Annapurna Circuit Trek. Welcome Nepal Treks offer you more flexibility, personalized services, and the ability to customize the itinerary according to your preferences and time constraints. For a private trek, you can choose to stay in a mix of tea houses or lodges along the trek route or optional for a more luxurious experience by staying in upscale lodges or boutique hotels, if available.

Can I join the Group on 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Yes, you can join a group for a 10-day short Annapurna Circuit Trek. Welcome Nepal Treks organize group treks with fixed departure dates, making it easy for individual trekkers to join in. To join a group trek, you can either contact us directly or inquire about the scheduled group treks. Joining a group trek is a popular and cost-effective way to experience the beauty of the Annapurna region while meeting fellow trekkers from around the world.

What is the Cost of the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Welcome Nepal Treks offer the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this 10 days adventurous short Annapurna circuit trekking package around $1000 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees and everything mentioned in the package with all meals.

Why Short Annapurna Circuit Trek with Us?

Welcome Nepal treks have been operating for many years and has extensive experience in organizing treks in Nepal. Welcome Nepal Treks offers a splendid trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price with great services. We provide flexible and customizable itineraries tailored to your preferences, fitness level, and available time. We provide you the experienced guides and staff who possess in-depth knowledge of the trekking region. We can offer valuable insights, information about the local culture, and ensure a well-organized trekking experience. We prioritize safety and have established safety protocols in place. We ensure that our guides and staff are trained in first aid, altitude sickness, and emergency procedures.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days Booking and Payment Policies

If you want to book the 10 days short Annapurna circuit trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.

Trip extension after 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

After completing the 10 days short Annapurna Circuit trek, there are several options for extending your trip and exploring more of Nepal. Here are a few popular destinations and activities that you can consider:

  • Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Pokhara
  • Bandipur
  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Manaslu circuit trek
  • Langtang valley trek
  • Everest Region
  • Upper Mustang trek
  • Nagarkot
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.
  • Trishuli, bhotekoshi rafting
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Tlicho lake trek

Laundry facilities during Short Annapurna Circuit Trekking

During the 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit Trek, laundry facilities may be limited, especially in remote areas. While some teahouses in larger villages might offer laundry services, it is not guaranteed, and the availability can be inconsistent. The more remote you go, the less likely it is to find such services. Some teahouses and lodges along the trail may offer laundry services for a fee. In many teahouses and lodges, you can hand wash your clothes using buckets or sinks. This is the most common way trekkers clean their clothes during the trek.

FAQs
  • Q1. How to avoid altitude sickness in short Annapurna circuit trek?

    To minimize the risk of altitude sickness during the short Annapurna Circuit trek, here are some measures you can take:

    • Ascend gradually
    • Hydrate well
    • Maintain a moderate pace
    • Eat a balanced diet
  • Yes, you can do the last-minute booking of the short Annapurna circuit trek. We accept your last-minute booking. It should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date.

  • You will get the refund if you cancel the booking of Short Annapurna circuit trekking package. But you will be charged the amount of cancelation. However, the cancelation should not be too late. For example, if you are going for the trek tomorrow and have already paid for the package then you will not even get the refund as it will be too late.

  • Carrying extra cash along the Annapurna Circuit trail is a good idea as it provides a safety net and allows you to be prepared for unexpected.

    situations or expenses.

  • Yes, Welcome Nepal Treks let the clients to customize the itinerary of the Short Annapurna circuit trek according to their preferences. We will make sure to meet our customer’s needs and requirements and make them satisfied.

  • Yes, Welcome Nepal Treks let the clients to customize the itinerary of the Short Annapurna circuit trek according to their preferences. We will make sure to meet our customer’s needs and requirements and make them satisfied.

  • The Annapurna Circuit trek is renowned for its unique features and specialties that make it one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Here are some of its notable characteristics:

    • Diverse landscapes
    • Spectacular Mountain Views
    • Thorong La Pass
    • Cultural Exploration
    • Natural Hot Springs
  • Communication during the short Annapurna Circuit trek can be challenging in certain areas due to the remote nature of the trekking route. Along the trekking route, some tea houses, lodges, and villages may offer Wi-Fi services. However, the availability and reliability of Wi-Fi can vary, and you may have to pay for internet access. In some cases, the internet connection may be slow and unreliable.

  • Yes, the short Annapurna Circuit trek is definitely worth it for many trekkers. While it covers a shorter distance compared to the full circuit, it still offers stunning natural beauty, diverse landscapes, and cultural experiences that make it a rewarding trekking option.

  • Welcome Nepal treks offer the 10 days Short Annapurna circuit trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this short adventurous upper mustang trekking package around $1000 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees, and everything mentioned in the package with all meals.

  • Yes there is chances of altitude sickness in short Annapurna circuit trek. The risk of altitude sickness can vary from person to person and depends on several factors, including individual susceptibility, rate of ascent, and overall physical condition.

  • The highest point of the short Annapurna Circuit trek is typically Thorong La Pass, which is situated at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet).

  • To travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara, you have several transportation options available. Here are the most common methods:

    • Domestic Flights
    • Tourists bus
    • Private vehicles
  • The short Annapurna Circuit trek is generally considered safe for trekkers, but there are important factors to consider and precautions to take to ensure your safety. Here are some points to keep in mind:

    • Altitude Sickness
    • Weather Conditions
    • Trail Conditions
    • Physical Fitness and Preparation
    • Trekking Permits and Regulations
  • Yes, you can buy trekking gears in Nepal. Nepal is a popular destination for trekkers and mountaineers, and there are numerous shops and markets in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara that cater to the needs of trekkers. Thamel, a neighborhood in Kathmandu is particularly renowned for its wide range of shops selling trekking and outdoor gear. You can find stores that offer trekking clothing, footwear, backpacks, sleeping bags, trekking poles, camping equipment, and other necessary items.

  • It is not compulsory to hire the porters for the short Annapurna circuit trek. It depends on the weight of the bags. If you can carry the bags by yourself then it is not necessary to hire the porter. The trekking bags might be heavy, and it would be uncomfortable to carry them throughout the trek. So, we recommend having the porter for the short Annapurna circuit trek. Our well experienced porters will make your trekking journey easier.

  • Yes, it is possible to do the short Annapurna Circuit trek without a guide. Many trekkers choose to do the trek independently, as it offers a sense of freedom and flexibility. But remember that trekking without a guide requires thorough preparation, self-reliance, and caution.

  • It's important to note that the availability of money exchange services may vary, and it's advisable to carry enough local currency with you from the beginning of the trek.