Annapurna Circuit Trek

19 Day(s) From USD $ 1890 per pax Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 4-star hotel in city area and Teahouse during trek
Difficulty Moderate
Max Alt. 5416 m at Thorong La Pass

Not only does Annapurna possess all that magic and more, it also has beautifully framed mountains, ravishing scenery, and rich cultural diversity.

Explore the world's classic walks, larger-than-life beauty, where lies a treasure house for 1,226 species of flowering plants, 102 mammals, 474 birds, 39 reptiles and 22 amphibians.

The Annapurna circuit trail (swipe) passes through world’s deepest river gorge - Kali Gandaki Gorge, which is 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, a valley with fossils from the Tethys Sea dating 60 million years ago. Travellers would be able to pledge some time to this vicious & fun activity.

Further, For instant gratification, You'll be able to witness the world's largest rhododendron forest in Ghorepani & Tilicho Lake- The world's highest freshwater lake. The organic food, Typical Nepali Dal Bhat & yes the masala tea are the ingredients that hit you while on the trek, perfect!

Immerse yourself in the beauty of this extraordinary region as you pass through the way to Muktinath, follow the ancient footsteps of salt traders, donkey trains & come closer to mysterious Upper Mustang lying in the rain shadow of Himalayas.

Delve deep into unmatched views of Annapurna & its variants, you will find yourself crossing the famed Thorong La pass (5416m). Embrace all the nature's offering here, nothing but the mountains 4 of world's 10 highest summits, looming around you. The 360 views of the entire Annapurna range! Wonders will never cease.

The 4 decades of History, the 128-mile route never fails to impress. The travellers have been praising Annapurna circuit now and then, the crown of being one of best treks in the world is unbeatable. So open up to this experience you won't hit the ceiling doing this trek.

Physical fitness

Annapurna circuit trekking is moderately difficult. Walk slow Take your time & enjoy the beauty that surrounds you. Don't take it as an endurance test.

Annapurna circuit doesn't require any technical climbing skills but it's good to have some hiking experience.  While altitude could be a problem to somebody but after you get acclimatized properly it's easier to achieve this trek.

Best time to go

The best time to do Annapurna circuit is during the spring (march-may), when rhododendron forest bloom covering the whole rainforest & During Autumn (Sept-November), when the weather is clear, dry gives the best perspective of Annapurna massif.

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • Accommodation at 3-star Hotel or similar category in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking Guide
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag(to be returned after the trek use) Free T-shirt
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide
  • Guest House or Tea House During the trek-twin sharing basis
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu airport transfers and escorts
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation

What's excluded ?

  • Hot Shower, Wi-Fi, Power charging during the trekking or mountaineering
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa (USD25 for 15 days and USD40 for 30 days in Cash) and two passport photographs
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation)
  • Travel and rescue insurance

Detailed Itinerary (15 Days)

  • Day 1 : Arrival Kathmandu

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, so our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel, one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: 4-star hotel

    Elevation: 1,400 metres (4,600 feet)

  • Day 2 : Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley

    Highlights: Any 4 World Heritage sites:

    Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

  • Day 3 : Early morning drive to Bhulbhule

    Driving Hours:  6-7 in a private vehicle

    Difficulty: Easy

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 840m

    Topography: Farmlands,  villages

    Highlights: suspension bridge, river streams, small villages, views-Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Peak 29

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 : Trek to Jagat

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 1300m

    Topography: zigzag  trails, short descend, riverside paths, rocky way to Jagat

    Highlights: stony Jagat village, Gurung hospitality, Marsyangdi valley

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Trek from Jagat to Dharapani

    Walking Hours:  7-8

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 1960m

    Topography: shady forests paths, steep rocky trails, short descends

    Highlights: sun-dappled forests, streams, waterfalls, rivers, suspension bridges,

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek to Chame ( District Headquarter of Manang )

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 2710m

    Topography: steep inclines, forested lands, rocky trails.

    Highlights: apple orchards, pine forests, Dudh Khola, traditional village koto, mani walls, prayer wheels

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Trek to Upper Pisang

    Walking Hours:  5-6

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 3,300m

    Topography: narrow gorge, steep slopes, Forested paths, riverbank trails.

    Highlights:  U – shaped Manang Valley, waterfall, river valley, Pisang Peak, Lamjung Himal and Annapurna II.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 : Trek to Manang Village

    Walking Hours:  5-6

    Difficulty: moderate/difficult

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 3,540m

    Topography: steep inclines, rocky paths

    Highlights:  the Annapurna range, traditional villages, Gurung hospitality, Manang village,

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Rest Day explore Manang village

    Walking Hours:  5

    Difficulty: moderate/difficult

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 3,450m

    Topography: steep inclines, rocky paths

    Highlights:  the Annapurna range, traditional villages, Gurung hospitality, Manang village,

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Manang to Yak Kharka

    Walking Hours:  4

    Difficulty: moderate/difficult

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 4110m

    Topography: steep inclines, rocky paths, hilly terrain, quick descents

    Highlights:  Traditional houses, local Buddhist monastery,  beautiful lake, mountain views

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11 : Trek to Thorong Phedi

    Walking Hours:  4

    Difficulty: moderate/difficult

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 4600m

    Topography: narrow tracks, gradual ascends, river crossings, unsteady hill

    Highlights: Marsyangdi River, mountain views, stunning scenery

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12 : Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong La pass

    Walking Hours:  7-8

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 3800m at Muktinath & 5416m on the Thorong La Pass.

    Topography: narrow paths, river crossings, uphill rocky paths, steep descends

    Highlights: Thorong La Pass, Muktinath a God of Salvation, entire Annapurna range

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 : Trek from Muktinath to Marpha

    Walking Hours:  4-5

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 2670m

    Topography: Steep descents, well-defined trekking paths.

    Highlights: world’s deepest gorge-Kali Gandaki, Kagbeni, Apple Brandy

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14 : Trek to Kalopani

    Walking Hours:  5-6

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 2530m

    Topography: countryside paths, deep and wild canyon of  Kali Gandaki

    Highlights: waterfalls, views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri, Lete Khola, the canyon of  Kali Gandaki

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 15 : Trek to Tatopani

    Walking Hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 1200m

    Topography: flat trails, stone steps, downhill descends

    Highlights: subtropical woodlands, hot springs of Tatopani, Rupse waterfall and Dana.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 16 : Trek to Ghorepani

    Walking Hours: 7-8

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 2850m

    Topography: 60-degree incline up, forested lands,

    Highlights: dense rhododendron forest, stunning sunrise view, views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 17 : Hike to to Poon Hill and head to Pokhara

    Walking Hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 827 m

    Topography: steep descent, wide trails, farmlands

    Highlights: views-Annapurna South, Fishtail and Mt. Hiunchuli

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 18 : Fly to Kathmandu

    Flight Pokhara to Kathmandu:  25 minutes

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Elevation: 827m

    Highlights: Bird's eye view of Green hills, breathtaking flight

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner

  • Day 19 : Departure

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country, Nepal

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