Annapurna Circuit Trek is a trek within the mountain range of central Nepal. The trek is also known as round Annapurna trek or Thorang La Pass Trek. Annapurna circuit trek is an adventurous trek which is done about 160-230km hikes around the majestic Annapurna Massif depending on where the transportation is started and where the trek is ended. The trek starts from low altitude to highest altitude of 5416 m at Thorung La Pass. The trek passes through paddy fields, sub tropical forests, huge cliffs, several beautiful villages and the different ethnic people with their culture especially Tibetan culture. Annapurna Circuit Trek provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas and views of mountains scenery of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre etc.
Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing
Best Month: September- May
Transportation: Private Vehicles, Domestic Airplane & Bus
Accommodation: Hotel & Lodge
Group Size: Min 2 pax
Mode of Trekking: Hotel, Lodge, Tea house and Camping
Max Elevation: 5416m
Meal: Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek
Trip Route: Kathmandu – Besisahar – Bahundanda – Jagat – Dharapani – Chhame – Pisang – Manang – Ledar – Thorang Phedi – Muktinath – Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu
Day 01. Arrival in Kathmandu :
Transfer to hotel facilitated with 24 hrs running hot water with attached bathroom. Our Airport representative will be at the airport to receive you on your arrival with Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks Banner. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02. Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley :
The day we would explore the Kathmandu valley probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath and the places you would like to visit would be managed by Himalayan Namobuddha Travel And Trek Pvt. Ltd. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03. Kathmandu to Besisahar :
The first day of our journey begins with 7 hrs drive enjoying the natural beauty of forest, rivers and farms. Our journey passes through Trishuli, Mugling , Pokhara, Dumre and then north to Besisahar from drive. Overnight in Besisahar.
Day 04. Besisahar to Bahundanda :
Our trail leads to the way of Ngadi from where we can see scenery of Annapurna ranges, Khudi and Ngadi peak. Then our hiking about 2hrs reaches us to Bahundanda. Bahundand is a place where people of Brahmin are more than others caste. Overnight in Bahundanda.
Day 05. Bahundanda to Jagat :
We’ll continue our trek from Bahundanda through paddy and muddy fields. We’ll have a beautiful view of hills, mountains and waterfalls on the way. Then we’ll reach to Jagat via Syange after about 2 hrs hike. Overnight in Jagat.
Day 06. Jagat to Dharapani :
We’ll reach to beautiful Taal village after a trek through off road and bank of Marsyandi river. We’ll enjoy the small water fall on the way. Then our trail continues walk through pine forest and potato fields up to Dharapani which is one of the biggest village of Manang District. Overnight in Dharapani.
Day 07. Dharapani to Chhame :
Our trail begins to ascend through fir forest and maple trees. We’ll have some of the magnificent views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II and Annapurna IV on the way. Then we’ll reach Chhame and stay overnight in Chhame.
Day 08.Chhame to Pisang :
We’ll have a steep and narrow path while ahead towards the trail. We’ll have to cross the river through suspension bridges again and again before reaching Pisang. After reaching Pisang we’ll visit Pisang’s monastery and overnight in Pisang.
Day 09. Pisang to Manang :
The trail passes through the valley floor from Hungde village. Enjoying the superb views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna our trail reaches to Khausar village through pine forest. Khausar village is a Gurung village where we can see monastery, chortens, Mani wall and prayer flags on the way. Overnight in Manang.
Day 10. Acclimatization Day in Manang :
The day is the acclimatization day for us. We can explore the Manang village with its traditional unique culture and lifestyle of people. We can have a beautiful view of natural greenery, mountains and Monastries. At this day, we could hike to Gangapurna or Melaripa cave if we are interested to visit. Overnight in Manang.
Day 11. Manang to Ledar :
The trail ascends towards Thorung La Pass and we’ll make a steep climb to Tenki Manang. We have to pass along the Jarsang River to reach Yak Kharka. We may stop our day trek at Yak Kharka but we’ll continue our trek up to Ledar. Overnight in Ledar.
Day 12. Ledar to Thorang Phedi :
Our trail continues to walk through the bank of Jarsang river until we didn’t reach Thorang. We can hike up at the high camp while passing through Jarsang River of stay down. Enjoying the different beautiful and adventurous scenario we’ll reach to Thorang Phedi. Overnight in Thorang Phedi.
Day 13. Thorang Phedi to Thorong La to Muktinath :
Today, we’ll start our trail early in the morning. We’ll pass through the high pass Thorong La (5416m). It would be unforgettable high icy altitude trail from where we can observe magnificent view of Gangapurna, Annapurna, Thorang peak etc. Then our trail ascends and descends towards Holy temple for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, Muktinath. Overnight in Muktinath.
Day 14. Muktinath to Jomsom :
We can reach Jomsom from both, Lupre or Kagbeni route. We would follow the Kali Gandaki River with a strong windy and cold valley to reach Jomsom. We would found wet hills on the way. Overnight in Jomsom.
Day 15. Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara :
As we would be informed we’ll take a flight to Pokhara but flight depends upon weather so we can take a drive from Jomsom too (Optional). The rest day we can explore the valley if we are interested or rest in a hotel. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 16. Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu :
We’ll take a drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu as we are informed by our guide. We can relax, have some gifts for relatives and friends from Nepal. If we want to travel or visit somewhere Himalayan Namobudhha Travel And Trek will manage for that too. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 17. Departure from Kathmandu :
The last day in Nepal, at 3 hours before scheduled flight we’ll be taken up to airport by office representative of Himalayan Namobuddha Travel And Trek. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. And the trek would be the great lifetime memory.
Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience in Nepal.!!!
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Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and a 40% cancellation charge is approved besides tax, transportation and permit. See specific information below.
No refund will be given if the program ends before the provided itinerary date.
The Company is not to be held responsible for your early termination of a trek should our experienced leader feels it is unsafe for you to continue due to fitness and/or health issues
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If you wish to cancel your trip for any reason the following scale of charges will apply:
Date of Cancellation Charge Incurred
2 months before departure Loss of deposit. (40% of Total Trip Cost TTC.)
29 days to 2 months before departure 50% of TTC.
10 to 28 days before departure 70% of TTC.
Less than 10 days before departure 100% of TTC.
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