Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Description

Annapurna circuit trekking is also popular as round Annapurna trek packge is one of the classic trip in Annapurna region, the trail takes you alongside of Marshyangdi River and Kali Gandagi, the world´s deepest gorge, crosses the Thorung La pass (5,416 m), moreover, the ultimate aim of this trip is to make a trip to the whole around the Annapurna region, exploring of the beautiful settlement ethnic groups located alongside of the trail, the plethora of sceneries, incredible landscapes, flora and fauna, and many more. One of the attractions of this trekking is that you will have stunning views of a number of mountains including of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m) , Mt. Annapurna III (7,555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Mt. Annapurna south (7,219 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m),Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,041 m), Mt. Fishtail also called Machhapuchhare (6,998 m) , Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6,986 m) among others.

Annapurna circuit trekking is dubbed to be paradise for naturalists, because the trail passes through the terraced field, dense forest full of diverse flora and fauna and innumerable of flower, lush green valleys, fascinating villages that offer stunning snow capped mountain views, you will have an opportunity to pass through beautiful settlement of Gurung, Manangi, Thakali, Chhetri, Bhrahmins, explore their unique lifestyles, culture and others. These are some of the features why Annapurna circuit trekking is the popular and loved trekking package in Annapurna region.
 
Around Annapurna trek begins with one day drive from Kathmandu to Ngadi or Jagat and then the trail takes you through Dharapani, Chame and making a circuit to Pisang or Manang (3,540 m) peak, finally you make encircle all around Annapurna range and enjoy with incredible scenes and sceneries of the majestic mountains and finally making an excursion all around, your trip takes you back to Manang valley and then the trail then heads up to ledar (4,030 m), Thorong Phedi via thorong Pass (5,416 m), reaches to Muktinath (3,800 m) Kagbeni (3,100 m) and finally you will be back to Jomsom (2,770 m) and fly back to Pokhara and subsequently to Kathmandu.
 

Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuwan international airport, Kathmandu. Pickup from airport and transfer to Hotel of your choice after some moment of rest and refreshment there will be some official formalities to be completed.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (1350m): Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Symbhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa and Preparation for Trekking

Day 03: Approx 6 7 hours drive to Bensishahar and rest or explore around Bensishahar .

Day 04: Trek towards Syange after having breakfast in Bensishahar. The day trek will take about 3 4 hours from Bensishahar over night at Syange.

Day 05: About 5 hrs trek to Tal village situated at bank of Marsyangdi River at an altitude of 1700m. Along the trails are terrace farming forest of pine, sal, firs etc and chance to spot beautiful birds overnight at Tal

Day 06: The day trek starts from Tal and ends at Timang for night stay. Timang is situated at2620m. The region is habituated mostly by Mananges, Gurungs and Ghaleys overnight at Timal.

Day 07: Trek towards the Dhukur pokhari. Place is a village near small lake of Dhukur pokhari. It takes 5 to 6 hrs overnight at Dhukurpokhari.

Day 08: Trek starts from Dhukur pokhari to Manang located at the altitude of 3450m. Manang village is one popular tourist destination for Holiday the action of this place is Himalaya Glacier Lake, Buddhist Monastery and old tradition Village.  

Day 09 : Acclimatization and rest day in Manang, you can enjoy the beautiful high mountain landscapes, have encounter with Manange culture and rituals as well as chance to meet locals, panoramic view snow capped peak , Glacier lake and Buddhist Monastery.  

Day 10: Trek to Yak kharkha at altitude of 4018. It will take 4 5 hrs to reach Yak kharka. Yak kharkha derived from Nepali word which means Yak pasture.

Day 11: Trek from Yak kharkha to High camp around the altitude of 4850m, where overnight high camp is done before crossing Throung la 5416m. Day trek is about 5 6 hours long.

Day 12: The trail ascends until reaching Throung la pass (5416m) then descends till the settlements of Muktinath(3798m). There is a seasonal road up to MUKTINATH from Beni (Kaligandaki River valley). Muktinath is a famous pilgrim place for both Hindus and Buddhists.

Day 13: Around 3 4 hours trek from Muktinath to Jhomsom situated at 2700m. Jhomsom is a popular tourist destination with best Hotels, Inns, 24 hrs departmental store and many other modern facilities. Jhomsom, Muktinath, Kagbeni are places alike to Tibetan Landscape.

Day 14: Morning flight about 25 minutes to Pokhara, beautiful picturesque lake city from where you can see panoramic view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range as well as Mt. Manasalu, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, some of Ganesh Himalayan range reflecting over the Fewa lake. (You can extend your Pokhara stay for extra cost).Pokhara have famous caves couple of lakes, famous Devi´s falls(place where water from fewa lake disappears underground for about 1 2 Kilometers.

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu city from tourist coach which takes approx 6 7 hours. Free evening time at Kathmandu for personal activities.

Day 16: Trip ends, transfer to International airport or free for other programs.

Please Note:

If the above schedule does not meet your need and interest, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

Trip is possible to conduct in any time if the group size has two or more pax.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up / drop & transfer by private car / van/ Haice. (Depend on group size).
  • Three night´s accomodation in Kathmandu twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide and private car / van
  • Two night´s accomodation in Pokhara twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during the trek (You may choose in Menu)
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation bus/ car/van for Trek. (We could provide you private vehicle and domestic flight Kathandu/ Pokhra round trip on your require)
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Annapurna conservation permits.
  • TIMS card Fee- Trekkers´ Information Management System
  • Government taxes & office service charge.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board.
  • Rescue service arrangement in emergency case, only if your condition requires the rescue (but clients need to pay from their rescue covered Travel insurance)

Cost Excludes

  •  Nepal entry visa fee (you can obtain a visa easily up on your arrival in Nepal´s airport Kathmandu)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • International Airfare and Airport Taxs.
  • All sightseeing entry fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks (cold drinks coke/ fanta/ can juice and mineral water) (Hot drinks boiled drinking water and Hot shower)
  • Dessert chocolates personal shopping, laundry, phone call internet camera battery charging.
  • Personal trekking equipment Travel /Medical insurance and helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude (The Tipping is appreciated, but not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price including section.

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