Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Profile

Destination : Annapurna Region
Group size :  Min. 2  Max 10
Length of trip :  21 days
Grade :  Moderate to Fairly Strenuous
Highest Alt  :  5416m/17769ft
Accommodation : Tea house/ Camping
Transportation :  Private Car/Tourist Bus from Kathmandu/Beshishahar/Pokhara/Kathmandu
Best season :  March - June and Sept - Nov

Highlight of the Trip

Classic trek on ancient trade routes - Ascending the Marshyangdi valley- Pissing, Manaslu and Hiunchuli - Visit old Buddhist monastery in Braga - Explore beautiful Manang village- Crossing the Thorong- La ( 5416m) - The Pilgrimage town of Muktinath, View of Dhaulagiri Ice- fall, The world deepest gorge and the Kaligandaki valley - Natural Hot spring at Tatopani - Sunrise at Poonhill with magnificent mountain views. Both mid 'hills (Gurungs, Magars, Chhetris, Brahmins etc.) and Trans Himalayan semi-Tibetan cultural experiences

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Trip Info
  • Fixed Departure

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the greatest classic treks taking trekkers through a huge variety of landscapes from lush green paddy fields, sub-tropical rainforest, deep valleys, and wooded alpine slopes to an arid semi-desert, similar to Tibet, and the deepest gorge in the world. The climax of the trek is the Thorong La Pass (5416 m).

The trek passes through 4 different regions,  Lamjung, Manang, Mustang and Myagdi.  You will experience a huge variety of scenery and culture from lower level Hindu farmlands to the higher, mostly  Buddhist cultures of the Sherpas, Tibetans and the unique Gurung culture. You will observe different species of trees such as Sal, Schima and Catanopsis which are found in the lower slopes, Oak, Laurel, Blue pine, Cypress, Spruce and Fir in the middle part and Birch, Rhododendron, Caragna in the higher altitudes. This region is also the habitat for the 101 different species of mammals, 478 species of birds, 41 species of reptiles and 23 types of amphibians.

The full trek is 21 days although it is possible to organise shorter treks on this route.

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel by our representative from TIA.

Day 02 : Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar (830m/2723ft) that takes 5 and half hours to reach there and overnight stay at lodge.

Day 03 : Trek from Beshi sahar to Bahundanda (1430m/4691ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 04 : Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1560m/5118ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 05 : Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1810m/5938ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 06 : Trek Dharapani to Chame (2725m/8940ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 07 : Trek from Chame to Pisang (3190m/10466ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 08 : Trek from Pisang to Manang (3500m/11483ft) that takes 5 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 09 : Rest day in Manang for acclimatization

Day 10 : Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4090m/13418ft) that takes 5 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 11 : Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4441m/14570ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 12 : Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong-la passes (5416m/17769ft) that takes 8 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 13 : Trek from Muktinath to Marpha via Jomsom (2665m/8743ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 14 : Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2080m/6824ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 15 : Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1110m/3636ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 16 : Trek from Tatopani to Shikha (2020m/ 6116ft) that takes 5 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 17 : Trek from Shikha to Ghorepani (2834m/9298ft) that takes 5 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 18 : Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m/10531ft) and then to Tlrkhedhunga (1540m/5082ft) that takes 6 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

Day 19 : Trek from Tlrkhedhunga to Nayapool that takes 3 hours walking and drive to Pokhara for an hour, overnight at hotel.

Day 20 : Drive from Pokhara to Katmandu by tourist bus that takes 6 hours driving, overnight at hotel.

Day 21: Departure from Nepal.

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Annapurna circuit trek can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

Services we include:-

  • Pick up & drop off at arrival and departure to/from Kathmandu Airport.
  • Two nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Guide (one guide for one group)
  • Porter (one porter in between two people]
  • Trekking Entry permit
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner during trek
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • Road transportation
  • Insurance for guide & porter that includes their emergency rescue
  • Necessary equipment for guide & porter
  • Emergency rescue arrangement (Makes sure your insurance will cover it)
  • First aid kits

Services not included in the price:-

  • Tips
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Hotel for more than two nights in Kathmandu
  • Alcohol and any drinks on trek (including bottled water)
  • Hot shower and washing
  • All expenses of a personal nature e.g. toilet paper, medicines, confectionery etc
  • Nepal entry visa fee

NOTE: We believe in the quality services. Our major concern is the safety and the well being of our groups. All our trips are run by professional guides and porters who are full time employee of our company. Guides are well trained and certified by Nepal Government. We believe in the best services and make sure to you that we never compromise on your comfort and safety. Further more we request you to put more questions on your planning phase of adventure journey.

November, 2017

Departure DateAvalabilityDurationCost/PersonJoin Group
November 24Guaranteed21 days

December, 2017

Departure DateAvalabilityDurationCost/PersonJoin Group
December 1Guaranteed21 days
December 9Guaranteed21 days
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