Thorong Phedi to Muktinath trek distance & map crossing Thorong La Pass
Thorong Phedi to Muktinath distance is most difficult part of Annapurna circuit trek with the purpose of scale Thorong la elevation 5416 meters. Thorong Phedi to Muktinath trek distance is 16.4 kilometers / 10.1 miles. Trek begins from either Thorong Phedi 4450m or high camp 4925m. From Thorong Phedi you have to ascent 966 meters till Thorang la and descent 1656 m to reach Muktinath. After crossing Thorong la “world’s biggest pass” reach Ranipauwa village “Muktinath” in between 7 to 8 hours by foot.
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Thorong La Pass is the highest pass on the Annapurna conservation area. Variety in climate, scenery and culture would all fascinate you during the trek. Difficulty level of the Thorong Phedi to Muktinath trek is challenging and you feel especially tired after crossing this distance. It is better and helpful to do this trek counter clockwise to ascent easily with enough time for acclimatization. It takes 3:45 hours to reach the top of pass from Thorong Phedi and 3 hrs from high camp.
Thorong Phedi to Muktinath distance is a part of Annapurna circuit in connects two valleys like Marshyangdi valley and Kaligandaki valley or Manang and Mustang. From the top of Thorong la pass you will get you the best views of the spectacular Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. After Thorong pass there is very long decent to Muktinath.
Thorong La pass trek is also popularly known as the Annapurna circuit trek because it crosses through thorang pass on the other side of the Annapurna massif. Thorong La pass trek through Annapurna circuit operates in the best time of the year as per your travel needs and time frame. Please, feel comfortable to contact us for booking and any allied information on the and Thorong Phedi to Muktinath trek part.