Tatopani to Ghorepani: Day Fifteen On The Annapurna Circuit

A gate welcoming visitors to Ghorepani Poon Hill

Read on for a detailed account of our fifteenth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Tatopani to Ghorepani covering a total distance of around 15.65 km in around 8.25 hours. This was one of the toughest days of the entire Annapurna Circuit with 1700m elevation gain which took us up to Ghorepani which lies at almost 3000m.

Tukuche to Ghasa: Day Thirteen On The Annapurna Circuit

A meadow looking out towards mountains on the trail from Tukuche to Ghasa

Read on for a detailed account of our thirteenth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Tukuche to Ghasa covering a total distance of around 20 km in around 7 hours. This was one of the longest days of the entire Annapurna Circuit and a significant portion of it takes place on the road (unless you want to make it even longer).

Jomsom to Tukuche: Day Twelve On The Annapurna Circuit

A river flowing through a canyon between mountains

Read on for a detailed account of our twelfth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Jomsom to Tukuche, also visiting the pretty village of Marpha, covering a total distance of 13.05 km in around 3.5 hours. This was the start of the quietest stretch of the entire Annapurna Circuit as most trekkers tend to either fly or take the bus from Jomsom.

Muktinath to Jomsom: Day Eleven On The Annapurna Circuit

Read on for a detailed account of our eleventh day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Muktinath to Jomsom, also visiting the pretty village of Kagbeni, covering a total distance of 20.2 km in around 7.25 hours. This was a long day that took us tantalisingly close to the remote Upper Mustang region and culminated in a town where most trekkers end their Annapurna Circuit adventure.

Feel the Energy of Nature: Crossing Thorong-La Pass, Nepal

A sign for Thorang-La Pass surrounded by snow and colourful flags

Here’s something a little different. Erik Bertrand Amme, who I trekked the entire length of the Annapurna Circuit with has kindly agreed to provide his honest account of one of the hardest days of our trek. Today saw us crossing Thorong-La Pass – at 5416m, one of the highest mountain passes in the world. 

Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong-La Pass: Day Ten On The Annapurna Circuit

Four hikers posing for a photo at Thorang-La Pass sign surrounded by colourful flags

Read on for a detailed account of our tenth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath crossing the Thorong-La Pass, covering a total distance of 15.1 km in around 8.5 hours. This was a culmination of a lot of hard work, with the payoff being the opportunity to cross one of the highest navigable passes in the world.