Annapurna Circuit Trek

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  • Duration 24 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
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Annapurna Circuit Trek

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival to Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02:Full day of sightseeing in Kathmandu valley that includes visit to the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath, Monkey Temple, the Swyambhunath (2000 years old Stupa) and visit Patan c
  • Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar takes about 6 hours.
  • Day 04:Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda.
  • Day 05:Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje:
  • Day 06:Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap:
  • Day 07:Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame:
  • Day 08:Trek from Chame to Pisang:
  • Day 09:Trek from Pisang to Manang :
  • Day 10:Acclimatization at Manang :
  • Day 11: Trek from Manang to ChuriLeder:
  • Day 12:Trek from ChuriLeder to Thorong Phedi :
  • Day 13:Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath Crossing Thorung La
  • Day 14:Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni:
  • Day 15:Trek from Kagbeni to Marpha:
  • Day 16:Trek from Marpha to Ghasa:
  • Day 17:Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani:
  • Day 18:Trek from Tatopani to Sikha.
  • Day 19:Trek from Sikha to Ghorepani.
  • Day 20:Trek from Ghorepani to Tikhedunga:
  • Day 21:Trek from Tikhedunga to Pokhara
  • Day 22:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu . In the evening enjoy the cultural show and Nepali dinner. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 23:Free day. In the evening enjoy the cultural show and Nepali dinner.Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 24:Transfer to airport for final departure.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 04Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda. This day you walk through the deep river gorge, rice fields, subtropical forest and small hamlets, past a majestic waterfall with towering peaks of Himalchuli and Manaslu.
  • Day 05Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje: A steep and slippery trail runs up and down through paddy fields, passing through tiny Tibetan villages, the trail ascends through the rhododendron forest to Chamje.
  • Day 06Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap: The path climbs the river through bamboo groves, you cross barely and potato fields to reach Dharapani and walk an hour to Bagarchhap site. You get to view Annapurna 2 and Lamjung Himal.
  • Day 07Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame: The trail climbs along the mule track through pine and fir forest and then follows the river for a time amongs the higher oak and maple trees.
  • Day 08Trek from Chame to Pisang: The trail follows through the river valley stay at pisang(3210m) with good views along the way of Pisang peak and Annapurna 2.
  • Day 09Trek from Pisang to Manang : Walk through the fields of grazing Yak and a wide variety of crops. Manang is a large Tibetan settlement from where you can enjoy splendid views of Annapurna2, 3, 4, Gangapurna and Tarkekang.
  • Day 10Acclimatization at Manang : Today you take a rest day to acclimatize your body for trekking the higher altitude. You explore the Manag monasteries, Gangapurna Lake and Manag village. In the evening you will get a briefing on High altitude sickness at Himalayan Rescue Association office.
  • Day 11 Trek from Manang to ChuriLeder: You move through alpine pastures to scrubby forests of juniper and rose.
  • Day 12Trek from ChuriLeder to Thorong Phedi : You reach Thorong Phedi B.C walking along the river .
  • Day 13Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath Crossing Thorung La You ascend steeply to high camp at 4590m then along an undulating trail to the flat top of Thorung La ( 5416m).From here the trail descends steeply down to Muktinath. This is one of the most important pilgrimage sights for Hindus. It is also home to many ethnics Tibetans and holy Buddhists.
  • Day 14Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni: You walk through the buckwhite field and popular groves, passing Kaligandaki valley
  • Day 15Trek from Kagbeni to Marpha: Descend to Marpha which is a lovely village of white washed house and fertile fields as the trail continues, The Himlayan rain shadow ends here and open spaces make way for conifers forest.
  • Day 16Trek from Marpha to Ghasa: Ghasa is a nice village with greenery and open space.
  • Day 17Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani: You walk about 6 and half hours to Tatopani passing by subtropical vegetation. The trail follows the river through the world deepest gorge. You can take a dip at the hot spring in Tatopani which has great curative powers.
  • Day 20Trek from Ghorepani to Tikhedunga: Early morning climb up to Poonhill to cherish one of the best Himalayan view points in Nepal, that provides an unobstructed view of the high Himalayas.
  • Day 21Trek from Tikhedunga to Pokhara Walk through the lush green valley of Modi river past the waterfalls with plunge pools that invite you to swim. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

What's Includes:

  • Airport pick & drop off service 
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara 
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with tour guide 
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek 
  • Accommodation in lodges, guesthouses on twin sharing basis during the trek 
  • Trekking guides and porters 
  • Guide airfare Jomsom to Pokhara (if applicable) 
  • Ground transportation 
  • Arrangements for food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff. 
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available) 
  • Area Permit for National park & Conservation 
  • TIMS card permit 
  • All ground transportation

What's Excludes:

  • Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara 
  • Airfare domestic / international flights 
  • Nepal entry visa fee ( Visa can be easily issued upon the arrival of Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos) 
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights 
  • All alcoholic drinks, mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internet 
  • Personal trekking equipment, medical and travel insurance 
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/Monument 
  • Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue 
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price