Spring and autumn offer more moderate weather and better hiking conditions in the Annapurna mountain range.
Best time to hike the Annapurna Circuit
Annapurna Circuit weather
How high does the circuit go?
The three climates of the circuit
How much rain does the Annapurna range receive?
How cold is the Annapurna Circuit?
When can I hike the Annapurna Circuit?
Summer Annapurna trekking conditions
Autumn Annapurna trekking conditions
Safety is always our primary concern at Follow Alice.
Winter Annapurna trekking conditions
Note: most teahouses will give you an extra blanket if you ask for one.
Spring Annapurna trekking conditions
Best time to hike for greenery and flowers
Spring and summer
Spring and summer are wonderful seasons to visit the Annapurna mountains.
How should I prepare for the circuit?
Winter versus summer equipment
You can rent one of our Follow Alice down winter jackets for the trek if you don't have a suitable jacket of your own.
Cheapest time to hike the circuit
Cost of flights
Keep a look out for flight specials – these can really reduce your overall costs.
Cost of trekking permits
Cost of accommodation
Summary of the best time to hike the circuit
Winter is for crisp views and no crowds. Spring is for flowers and mild temperatures. Summer is for an empty trail. Autumn is for clear skies and mild temperatures.
Annapurna Circuit peak seasons
What we really want is for you to have an experience that ends with beautiful memories.