Short Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 Days

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.

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.
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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
Useful Information

Best Time to do Short Annapurna Circuit 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 10 days Short Annapurna Circuit 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 Short Annapurna Circuit 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 Short Annapurna circuit trek 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 Trek

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 Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

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 Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

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.