Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi trek distance, weather, altitude & route map
As a part of the Annapurna circuit trek, Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi lies in the north eastern part of the later one. Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi distance is 7.3 kilometres / 4.5 miles. Flat trail ascend gradually to reach Thorong Phedi and from Phedi to high camp is steep ascent, it takes 4 to 5 hours by walk.
Thorong Phedi situated at an altitude of 4450 meters and High camp at an elevation of 4925 meters above sea level. Trek path gradually rises along Thorong Khola crossing suspension bridge reaches Thorong Phedi for Thorong la summit via Ledar 4200m.
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Throughout the Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi trek distance, you will come to see many majestic picks and mountains of Annapurna Himalayan range. Like the Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Pisang Peak, Thorung peak, Chulu, Tilcho peak and many more. Hiking the Annapurna circuit offers great pleasure of encountering with some of the breath-taking views of the range in the way to Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi.
From the Yak Kharka travelers have two options to choose the night stay either Thorong Phedi or high camp. If you acclimatize properly better to stay at high camp to see the stunning Mountain View as well as to make easy to cross Thorung la pass. Our guide decides the place to stay according to the situation of your body and fitness.
If you stay at Thorang Phedi it is tough for you to cross the pass and have to wake up early to start the trek. The gentle path will take nearly three and half hours to reach the summit. Then again another 4 hrs to reach Muktinath, Lower Mustang Nepal, as you have to take several stops to catch breath and photo-shooting.
Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi trekking area is the upper part of Manang district really beautiful part to discover high mountain views, plateau shaped barren desert and faunas. We organize Annapurna circuit trek in the best time of the year to show you its nature of Himalayas, Nepal. If you interested to visit Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi write us we are happy to organize Annapurna hiking trip according to your budget and holidays duration.