How many days is the Annapurna Circuit?
How far is the Annapurna Circuit?
The part of the trek route that we hike at Follow Alice is the highest and remotest part.
Annapurna Circuit itinerary
How high is the Annapurna Circuit?
Every thousand metres you travel above sea level makes aerobic exercise 10% harder.
Training for the Annapurna Circuit
Training at altitude
Strength and cardio training
Using a porter
Is the Annapurna Circuit dangerous?
The Annapurna Circuit takes you up close to some of the mightiest mountains on Earth without the risks associated with climbing them.
The importance of a trek guide
How cold is the Annapurna Circuit?
Monthly temperatures along the Annapurna Circuit
The Himalayas are unpredictable and should be treated with all due respect.
Rainfall along the Annapurna Circuit
Snow along the Annapurna Circuit
Forces you can’t control
not being able to trek for a day, or even days, as a result of poor weather conditions suffering from headaches as a result of the extreme altitude developing severe mountain sickness and having to turn back without completing the trek injuring yourself and having to abort the trek
You can help ward off altitude sickness by taking altitude meds, and for this we advise visiting your GP to get a prescription before your trip.
Annapurna Circuit paths
How basic are Annapurna Circuit amenities?
One of the top discomforts along the Annapurna Circuit is the cold.
You can expect plenty of rice, potatoes, bread, pasta, eggs and lentils.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.