Annapurna Circuit with Thorang Peak Climb
The most celebrated treks among a plethora of trekking options travelers can choose in Nepal. Add the sheer thrill of climbing the Thorung Peak (6144m) to the trek and you double the fun. The Annapurna Circuit with Thorang Peak Climb is a venture deep into the Annapurna Conservation Area that encircles the Annapurna massif.
However, the trek and peak climb extends more. An arduous journey that introduces the Tibetan-Buddhist culture to the participants. A challenge filled with bountiful of natural and cultural interactions, this trip in Nepal is as glorious as adventures get.
Annapurna Circuit with Thorang Peak Climb Highlights
- Traverse the Annapurna Conservation Area loaded with astounding bio-diversity
- Witness striking scenes of Himalayas like the Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and numerous others
- Climb the least summited Thorung Peak (6144m)
- Enjoy the Trans-Himalayan flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
- Explore the Muktinath temple and its 108 stone-tap
Annapurna Circuit with Thorang Peak Climb Overview
The trek includes the 16-day journey commences upon your arrival at Kathmandu followed by a sightseeing tour of the historical Kathmandu City. The unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath guarantee an enlivening experience. Annapurna Circuit with Thorang Peak Climbing afterward, you’ll drive 173 km west of Kathmandu to Besisahar from where the trek begins.
The trail gradually advances north through Chame and Pisang villages to reach Manang. Lying close to Tibet border, Manang features the lifestyle, culture, and dialect depicting its northern counterpart. The trek moves to Yak Kharka and advances to Thorung Peak Base Camp.
Thorang peak is relatively one of the easiest peaks climbing destinations of Nepal so that all the climbers who would like to summit this trail wouldn’t need any previous experience but requires physically good condition and stamina to walk along the difficult route of this trail. The climb to Thorung Peak summit begins the early morning. You’ll easily climb the peak with the assistance from our Sherpa guide.
From the summit, you can enjoy the majestic panorama of the surrounding mountains including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri Himalayan ranges. Afterward, you’ll begin descending to the other side to Mustang. You’ll trek down to Muktinath located on the foothills of Thorang La Pass.
One of the ‘Mukti-Kshetra’ (Land of Salvation), thousands of pilgrims visit Muktinath each year to perform the pilgrimage. You’ll continue along the arid, desert-like landscape of Mustang and head towards Jomsom. A short trans-Himalayan flight from Jomsom will bring you to the touristic city of Pokhara, from where you’ll drive back to Kathmandu.
Annapurna Circuit Trek can be undertaken mostly during spring (Mar-May) and autumn (Sep-Nov). Hiking the Annapurna circuit is of course challenging but when you reach back home, you will certainly take all the beautiful moments with you.
Nepal Treks specializes in tailored treks around Nepal. We organize all kinds of trekking; private, group, or solo, to Annapurna Circuit with Thorang Peak Climb. The all-inclusive trek package covers entire transportation inside the country, three meals a day, an experienced guide, porter, permits and other essential logistics.
- GeographyMountains/Hills/High altitude passes
- Max altitude6144m
- Ethnic PeopleTibetan/Thakali/Manangi
- TransportationPrivate Car/Flight
- Minimum Pax2pax