ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT VS EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

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Nepal is home of world’s highest mountains. The magnificent mountains are the main tourist attracting parts of Nepal’s tourism. Everest is standing as a pride of the nation. Also the hundreds of thousands dazzling mountain peaks are situated in Himalayan country Nepal. When people think about Nepal, the first things that strike in their mind is trekking in Himalayas. Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Circuit are highly permitted trekking trails. Both the route has some different and unique features. 

ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK 

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is situated within the Annapurna conservation Area, which is one of the protected areas of Nepal. The region has other popular trekking route like Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho, and Annapurna with Nar Phu. So, there are different and multiple unique trekking trails that lies in Annapurna Region. Annapurna Circuit Trek starts from Besisahar and ends at Pokhara. The route can be extending up to 15-18 days and can be short by 7-9 days. The road transportation can make the trekking itinerary short. If you have enough time, you can extend, otherwise you can make, as you want. This is how you may get multiple options to make your itinerary with more comfort. 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1O-npEwlmIkfttQEoJ3GoyQldp3Mdspx6&usp=sharingMain attractions of the trek in Annapurna region are dazzling mountains. For those who are nature enthusiast will be happier. Being as a conservation area, Annapurna Region is home of many hundreds of thousands wildlife, birds and plants. The aromatic herbs can be found while waling inside the forest. Tiger, Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Assamese Monkeys, Himalayan Thar and Himalayan Moonal are such majestic creature of nature that found in this region. This is how your trekking will be more natural and unique.

The highest point of Annapurna Circuit Trek is Throng La Pass, which is standing at height of 5416m with making the border between two valleys. The hardest and challenging part of the trek is crossing Throng La Pass. For the better performance while getting high altitude you must acclimatize and slowly getting up. Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapurche can be seen clearly from the Throng La Pass. Also there are other highest peaks. 

Gurung, Magar, Bahun, Xatri are some of the ethnic community. The welcoming nature of the local people is always remarkable. People have their own typical lifestyle. They strongly follow cultural values. Muktinath is one of the holiest and popular heritages that is always been an attracting place of Hindu and Buddhist religious community from all over the world. Besides this there are some of the other oldest monasteries and Gumba. 

Also Read: – Popular Trekking Trails of Nepal


The route is well developed and constructed. Enough amounts of local teahouse and hotels found in the trekking route. You can easily get camp for overnight stay after walking 1-2 hr distance. Electricity is available in 80% area, however the remaining area has solar system for light and recharge your devices.  Internet is also available and works properly in most of the part. You can use local Internet, which is not much expensive. Local hotels and teahouses provide best quality services in terms of hospitality. Indian, Chinese and centennial meal will provide. For the interested tourist, you can test some typical local meals. 

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Everest Base Camp Trek is highly suggested and recommended trekking trail in the world. The world’s largest travel plan maker Trip Advisor and Lonely Planet gives special suggestion to trek in Everest Region. Same like Annapurna Region, there is different trekking trails like Gokyo Valley to EBC, Everest Three Pass Trek, Everest Cultureal and Everest View Trek. So, you can make the plan with your time schedule. The trekking route is well developed and managed. Tea Houses are highly fascinated. 

Normally the Everest Base Camp is starts from Lukla and also ends at Lukla. So, there is no circuit option. The starting and ending point is same. The route can be change and date also can be extend with the travellers choice. There is an option to encircle the whole Everest Region, which is Amphu Laptcha Pass Trek. 

Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Yue, Amadablam, Pumori, Island Peak, Lobuche Peak are some of the highest peaks that situated in this region. All the peaks are highly popular for climbing. Spring and autumn are considered the best time for climbing expedition. During this season, the Everest region can be seen as one of the busiest place of Nepal. 

Also Read: – All about Everest Region

Being as a home land of Sherpa, the trekking to Everest Base Camp makes you to think by something different after visiting the region. Namche Bazzer is a village that situated in world’s highest area. Also the Hotel Everest View is listed in Guinness Book of World’s record. Some of the monasteries are older then 1 decade. Namche Bazzar, Tengboche, Dingboche and Pheriche are the best camping and teahouse places. 

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