Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trek Duration : 18 Days

999

trip cost

Strenuous

Strenous


5416m

highest access

Tourist Bus & Private car

transportation


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Annapurna circuit trek | Annapurna round trek

The Annapurna Circuit takes you right around the Annapurna Massif. It was in the past recognized as Nepal's 'trek-with-everything'. Green forests, tremendous mountain scenery with a mosaic of fascinating cultures.
The trail Annapurna Round Trekking used to take around eighteen to twenty days but in recent years a road has been built to Jomosom and many trekkers choose to leave the trek after crossing the Thorong Pass (5400 mtrs) after about twelve days in. The trek takes in fascinating villages, crossing fields of paddy before dissecting the Marshyangdi river gorge.
The ascent towards The Manang Valley is fairly steady and when it does finally emerge into the valley  you are greeted with some fantastic mountain scenery in amongst a fascinating and very different cultural setting. The valley is predominantly Tibetan in lifestyle and outlook and the next few days are spent traveling through some delightful Tibetan like settlements with tremendous views.
At Himalaya Arirang Trek we take a day out for some side trekking and acclimatization before we tackle the stiff ascent of the Thorang-La (5416m). The day over the pass is long but very rewarding, there are some fantastic views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Dhampus Peak, among others.
From the pass there is a steep  descent of around three hours until we reach the pilgrimage site of Muktinath. The settlement has been a holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists for many centuries. Our trek back follows the Kali Gandaki River gorge (the deepest gorge in the world) travelling through some fascinating Lower Mustang and Thakali villages. Kagbeni for example has great Tibetan style architecture and culture. Marpha is renowned for its apple production and the making of both fine cider and brandy. At Tatopani (which means 'hot water') we relax  for a day,it is both a great place for food and a bath in the hot springs..
After leaving Tatopani a further two days hike upwards to Ghorepani.
The next morning we need to be up early for the trek to Poon Hill, one of the best spots to see and photograph the sunrise over the Himalayas.
On our return our last night is spent in the beautiful large Gurung village of Ghandruk.
The last day is an easy, downhill all the way to Nayapul where transport awaits for the one and a half hour journey back to Pokhara.

Day 1

Arrival Kathmandu airport pick up & transfer to hotel


Day 2


After breakfast full day sightseeing kathmandu valley overnight hotel


Day 3


Drive from kathmandu to Beshishahar by bus overnight hotel


Day 4


Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda walking overnight mountain lodge


Day 5


Trek from Bahundanda to Tal walking (1710m) overnight mountain lodge


Day 6


Trek from Tal to Bagarchhap walking (2160m) overnight mountain lodge


Day 7


Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame walking (2630) overnight mountain lodge


Day 8


Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m) overnight mountain lodge


Day 9


Trek Pisang to Manang (3500m) overnight mountain lodge


Day 10


Rest day at Manang for better acclimatization overnight same place


Day 11


Trek from Manang to Letdar (4250m) overnight mountain lodge


Day 12


Trek from Letdar to Thorung Phedi (Base of Thorung La) (4600m) overnight


Day 13


Cross Thorung La (5,416m) continue Trek to Muktinath (3710m) overnight


Day 14


Trek Muktinath to Jomsom overnight mountain lodge


Day 15


Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara pick up from pokhara airport overnight hotel


Day 16


After breakfast drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus check in hotel kathamndu


Day 17


Full day shopping relax overnight hotel in Kathmandu


Day 18


Onward departure


service include:

    • Airport Pick up and drop
    • Accommodation with breakfast two star hotel Kathamndu & Pokhara.
    • Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara both way.
    • Flight ticket from Jomsom to Pokhara
    • Three meals a day while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.
    • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis mountain lodges / guesthouses.
    • All trekking and related permit & fees.
    • English speaking, professional guides and porters.

service exclude:

    • International air fare
    • Meals at airports and whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Entry Visa fee
    • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
     
    • Lightweight walking boots & a pair of track shoes 
    • Guaranteed Waterproof & rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho.
    • Windproof, waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
    • A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
    • 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
    • Loose cotton pants, long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
    • A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
    • 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
    • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
    • Down jacket, Woolen shirts and thick sweaters for winter December, January & February.
    • Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
    • Daypack: toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc. 
    • Water bottle, sunglasses
    • 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 
    • Toiletries with small towels
    • Small headlamp or torch with spare batteries 
    • Raincoat (optional), which is useful when it rains. 

     

Fact of Trip Highlight:

  • Trek Name:Annapurna Circuit Trek
  • Best season:Sep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr & May
  • Transportation:Tourist Bus & Private car
  • Accommodation:Tea house /Lodges
  • Grade: Strenuous Trek
  • Trekking style: Tea house
  • Highest access:5416m
  • Duration:18 Days
  • Group Size:Min.01 to Max 15 Pax
  • Attraction:Mountain View very close and Gurung culture

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