The Annapurna Region in central Nepal is considered to be among the top 10 trekking destination in the world. Every year more than 30 thousand trekkers begin the journey from the lower hills to an altitude about 5000m to high mountain meadows and pass into the Trans Himalayas region of Manang and Mustang. Accessible for all levels and rich in a variety of landscapes unique in the world, it offers an infinity of routes.
The Annapurna seven passes trek is a fairly challenging trail that takes trekker through some of the most remote and breathtaking landscape, it is a journey that allows you to truly be yourself in nature as this is a fairly new circuit. Longer and more uneven, the Annapurna seven passes trek requires endurance and resilience. As the name suggests, seven times you rock on passes perched between 4834 meters above sea level for the lowest (Meta) and 5416 meters for the ThorongLa. While the passes of Phu (5043m) and Naar (5390m) give you the right to access the hidden valley of the same name, and that the passage of Kangla (5300) takes you back on the classic path to finish the circuit. Sometimes, the days can be long, like the chain of passes of Kuchumro (4900m), Yarcha (4834m) and Meta in just two days or the crossing between Meta and Phu. Three weeks of difficult walking but not particularly technical. Some steps do not offer any accommodation in hard, it will have to iron for hot showers. The tents and the equipment needed for the bivouac are essential.
Seven Passes in Annapurna Region
Also popular as Annapurna seven hills trekking, the seven passes trek in Annapurna region longer and uneven passes through your trekking route. Among these 7 passes in Annapurnas, 4 of them are higher than 5000 meters and the remaining 3 are less than 5000 meters from sea level. The seven hills trekking takes you through the less traversed Kuchurmo Pass, Yarcha Pass, Meta Pass, Phu Pass, Nar Pass and the well known Thorang La Pass.
Destination: Khumbu, Nepal
Trip Routes: Kathmandu - Tal - Tilije - Tachai - Shongle - Kuchumro - Namakyu - Meta; Meta Pass - Phu - Loang; Phu Pass - Chekchu; Nar Pass - Nar Village - Kangla Pass - Ngawal - Manang - Letdar - Phedi/High Camp - Muktinath; Throng Pass - Jomsom - Kathmandu
Activities: Trekking and Sightseeing
Season: March to June and September to November
Along the trekking routes, we provide the best possible camping service complete with comfortable two person tents with good mattresses. A kitchen, dining, shower, toilet tents, chairs with tables are also provided. We usually camp in or near a village, which allows you to buy sweets and drinks, which we do not carry with us. You will also get a small bucket of hot water each morning in your tent for a quick scrub up.
During the camping, our expert camping cook can prepare normal and special meals upon request. There is a wider variety of food available, including Western-style food, and you may request to eat at any point of the day. The camping price includes an all-you-can-eat food service.
There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls. All our guides are equipped with the local mobile phone.