The Annapurna circuit trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. The trek covering the great Annapurna massif sucks in a large number of tourists every year. However, traveling through the Annapurna circuit may take weeks. Sadly, people who do not conform to the least level of fitness required to endure the stress of the long journey had no alternative.
Treks Booking brings to you a shorter version of the Annapurna circuit trek. The mini trek is especially designed to give tourists the opportunity to savor the magnificence of the lush green forests and colossal mountains. The Annapurna circuit mini trek is a 15 days trek that trails past the most beautiful regions of Annapurna.
The highlight of the trek is visiting ancient Buddhist and Hindu shrines. The Muktinath temple is one of the most famous Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Taking a bath in the 108 streams in the courtyard of the temple is said to help people attain salvation or “mukti”. It is located at an altitude of 3,710 meters in the mustang district. The places covered in the mini trek include Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Ledar Phedi, Muktinath and Jomsom. The flight from Jomsom to Pokhara offers the spian views of the high mountains and valleys. Certainly one of the prettiest places in Nepal, the unadulterated beauty of Annapurna will leave you dazzled.
During the trek, tourists also get to cross the largest pass in the world the Thorong La Pass. At 5416m Thorong La Pass is believed to be the highest pass in the world. Another high point of the trek is the Jwala Mai temple. Located at a height of 3,710m, at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass in the Mustang district, the temple is famous for the “eternal flame” that burns at its altar. Both the places find mention in ancient Hindu and Buddhist texts and hold high religious significance. The best time to go on the trek is Sept – Nov and Mar – May.