I'm in Kathmandu and just finished the EBC and Gokyo trek starting from Shivalaya in 15-16 days (earlier than expected) so now I have time to possibly do ABC also, can anyone give me any guidance on a good outline/ itinerary to complete it in 11 days?
Just curious. Do I need to get a hiking permit from my country (Malaysia) or do I get it in Nepal itself in order to hike up to the Annapurna Circuit? And what is the procedure like along with the fee?
Feasibilty and logistics.....
Hello. I am hoping to do the Annapurna Sanctuary in mid Februay with my wife. We are both about 50, reasonably fit, and set aside 11 days. We plan to hire a porter in Pokhara.
Is this trek acheivable? Any recommendations for quality but affordable accommodation in Pokhara? And a porter outfit to hire from?
Phil, Perth Australia
hope you are all well, I am hoping to find compadres for a wee three week trek in the hills of anapourna sometime in early september. At the moment it is just me! I have a guide organised so any guides need not reply to this message thankyou! Hoping to get a bunch of fun loving folk together who are moderately fit and who are very happy! please message me back if you are interested, thanks for reading, conor
Looking to do this famous route prob early in 2010 (March, April or May). Any one else interested in this same route or need a hiking buddy get back to me.
Hi, we are planning to go on the Annapurna Circuit next fall. I am overwhelmed by the number of companies available. We want to stick with a local company and take our time. Any experiences with Mountain Monarch, Above the Himalaya or Responsible Adventurer trekking comapanies. Or, any great recommendations?? This is our first trek so want to go with a small group to meet people.
My friend and I are planning a trip to annapurna as part of a much larger trip. Is there somewhere, perhps in Pohkara where you can store larger luggage for 2 weeks? Or is that what the porters are for ? Thanks!!!!
Hi.My trek in early april is my first and my fitness is average.also i'm travelling on my own.I have 7 days to trek from pokhara and back.any tips please for good treks in that time?i dont want to have a porter,what size backpac will i need,Is it safe enough without a guide,it seems silly to have one on a short trek,am i right??it would be v good to have some advice,Thanks
I am treking for 7 days from pokhara to as far as i can get and back in that time,from april 2'nd.I probably wont be able to go too far off the beaten track in this time so would it be ok to wear some chaco trecking sandals rather than boots? Also please can anyone advise me what to wear,will i need a very warm sleeping bag at this time of year and how warm or light or waterproof should my clothing be??Thanks
I am a newbie to any hiking in the Anna purna region but am not a newbie to hiking or to India. i right now live in the SF bay area. My dream is to do the Annapurna circuit sometime this coming year-2006 (and I have been saving all my vacation time to this end). I don't have any hiking partners so anyone with suggestions where i can get in touch with people with the same goal. I am finding ti hard to figure out some kind of plan here by myself and have ended up spending more time on my computer than off !
Iam open to other possible hikes in the himalaya also, as long as they are not over commercial or over organized.
Since we dont have 22 days but would like to do most of the Annapurna circuit (Oct/Nov of this year), would it be possible to do the following: Kathmandu - Besisahar by bus (day 1) Besisahar - Ghorepani (15 days) And on day 16, go to Pokara to end the hike, instead of doing the additional 8 day Annapurna sanctuary? Has anyone done this? I need some feedback on this -how is the view of the Annpurna range if one doesnt do the sanctuary part of the hike? Thanks much for any help!!