Annapurna Circuit Trek

Thorong LaAnnapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most popular and cultural trekking trails in the world. Annapurna is widely known as naturalists’ paradise for terrace field, rhododendron forest, diverse Himalayan culture, range of Massif Mountains. At manang village which you eventually reach after short walk from humde, where a day rest to acclimatize the body before the onward trek to the the high pass of Thorong -La at 5,416m offers a breathtaking view of the entire mountain range. From thorang Phedi  4,430m a bleak, chilly polecat the base of the pass, it is a rather steep climb to Thorang - La and very long descent to Muktinath 3,800m this is the most strenuous part of the entire trek and snow is not unusual here.

Annapurna Trekking trail descends to the Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage site at Muktinath joining up with the Jomsom trek. From this part hills turn green again the descent is mostly gradual as you follow the Kaligandaki, passing village like Tukuche, ghasa and dana the trail works its way through narrow George and pass great waterfall. Due to the high altitude pass the best time for this trek is October to November and April to May.

 

Trip Facts

Trip Destination: Annapurna Circuit Trek
High Altitude: Thorong -La at 5,416m
Grade: Moderate
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight
Type of Trek: Teahouse Lodges
Trekking Hour: 5-6 hours each day
Total Days: 21 Days

Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel. B.B
Day 02: Trek from Preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour to the world heritage site. Overnight at hotel. B.B
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Synge/ Jagat (1100 m) 8 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 04: Trek from Jagat to Dharapani (1960 m) 6 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2630 m.) 5 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 06: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m) 5 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 07: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3570m) 4 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 08: Manang - Acclimatization day and explore Manang / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 09: Trek from Manang  to Ledar (4250m) 5 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 10: Trek from Leder to Phedi (4420m) 4 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 11: Trek from Phedi to Muktinath (3800m), crossing over Thorong La Pass (5416m) 7/8 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2670 meters) 6 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 13: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2010 meters) 6 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 14: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1190 meters) 5 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 15: Rest and relaxing at hot spring in Tatopani / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 16: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2810 meters) 7 hrs / Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 17: Hike to Poon Hill (3210meters) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1570meters) 5 hrs Overnight at teahouse Lodge
Day 18: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul (1010meters) 3 hours and drive to Pokhara / Overnight at Hotel
Day 19: Guided sightseeing tour around the Pokhara valley or free day in Pokhara / Overnight at Hotel
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu by deluxe tourist bus 6hrs or fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
 Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu or transfer to International Airport for your Next destination departure.  

 

Note: If the abovementioned itineraries do not cover your requirements, we can design individual travel plans based on your preferences.

Trip Cost

Please find this trip cost as per your group size.

Minimum 2 Pax 4 to 6 Pax 7 to 15 Pax 15 Above Pax
USD 1275.00 USD 1235.00 USD 1185.00 USD 1165.00

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up & transfer by private car / van
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • lodge accommodation and three times Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance for the guide and porters
  • All surface transfer to/from Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System and Annapurna conservation permit
  • Two nights’ accommodation in Pokhara at 2-star category hotel
  • Government taxes & office service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All cold drinks such as: alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, juice, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic Air fare ( Pokhara - Kathmandu)
  • Personal shopping and laundry
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)