Voted one of the best long treks in the world, Annapurna Circuit caters tourists with desire for adventure, wilderness and sightseeing. The trail makes a complete round of Annapurna mountain range; therefore, you can get the iconic view of the Annapurna from almost every corner. You must pass through four different regions during the trek; Lamjung, Manang, Mustang and Myagdi. Lamjung and Myagdi of the lower elevations are both predominantly Hindu region, whereas, Manang and Mustang are Buddhist regions.

The total length of the Annapurna circuit route is almost 230 km (145 mi). The trek begins at Besishahar, a small town. The trail slowly ascends and will reach up to 5,416 meters at Thorong La Pass, the highest elevation on the trek. From here, the trail descends almost the entire way. Muktinath and Marpha are two major stops. You can choose to visit the holy Muktinath temple and enjoy some delicious local Marpha wine (Apple wine) en route.

Along with Annapurna base camp, it attracts over 120,000 trekkers in a year. Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP) is the highlight of the trek which offers a rare glimpse of mid-western flora and fauna.

Is This Trip for me?
Trip Difficulty: Strenuous

Poses difficulty as the terrain, temperature and altitude may differ along the trail. Max. altitude may reach over 5000 m and the hike requires over 6 hours a day.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!


Day 1 Drive to Besishahar 820 m (2,690 ft) & Trek to Bhulbhule. 7-8 hours
Day 2 Trek to Ghermu 1,310 m (4,298 ft) 5-6 hours
Day 3 Trek to Tal 1,700 m (5,577 ft) 6 hours
Day 4 Trek to Bagarchhap 2,160 m (7,087 ft) 5-6 hours
Day 5 Trek to Chame 2,670 m (8,760 ft) 6 hours
Day 6 Trek to Pisang 3,200 m (10,499 ft) 5-6 hours
Day 7 Trek to Manang 3,540 m (11,614 ft) 6 hours
Day 8 Rest day in Manang for the acclimatization
Day 9 Trek to Yak Kharka 4,050 m (13,287 ft) 5 hours
Day 10 Yak Kharka- Trek to Thorong Phedi 4,450m (14,600 ft) 8-9 hours
Day 11 Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass 5,416 m (17,769 ft) 8-9 hours
Day 12 Trek to Jomsom 4 hours
Day 13 Jomsom- Fly to Pokhara, then drive back to Kathmandu 6 hours

Note: You can choose to upgrade your commute to/from Pokhara by taking a flight, and avoid 6-7 hours of road travel.



Includes
  • Arrival airport pick and drop.
  • Jomsom to Pokhara by Flight
  • All required land Transportation
  • Dinner in one of the finest restaurant in Kathmandu after the trek..
  • Standard Tea-house/ Lodge during the trek
  • All Foods During the trek( Breakfast, Lunch, dinner & Fresh fruits)
  • A Certified trek Guide (Licensed & First Aid Trained),Porter service (1:2 basis) their foods, accommodation, Salary, allowances & insurance
  • TIMS Card/ National Park entry fee/Other Permits
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • Duffle Bag for the porter carriage.
  • Trekking Map and Group medical kit box (Diamox and First Aid Medicine)
  • Trip Completion Certificate
  • Arrangement of Rescue/Medical Helicopter service; covered by your Insurance agency.
Excludes
  • Mineral water and refreshments during the trek
  • Travel insurance (Cover Helicopter evacuation and Trip Cancellation charges)
  • Guide/Porter Tipping & Private types of expensive such as( Electric Charges, Wi-Fi, Hot shower/water & incase of any problem by nature/weather while you are on the trek)

Testimonials

Annapurna is the best place on Earth. The route and scenery are breath-taking. The way leading from Machhapuchhre to Annapurna base camp is the best.

I had fun with my friends. The guide is the best! He helped us throughout the trip. I’d suggest you to take Diamox to help prevent altitude sickness. It’s really hard to breath when you reach at the top. All in all a great experience. ~Jessica Mahut (Florida, USA)

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Additional information

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Responsible Tourism

Being a responsible tourism stakeholder, we strive to offer our utmost help to the under-privileged and impoverished community. We work along with the Pioneer Foundation, a non-profit entity based in Kathmandu.

Currently, we help raise fund and donate it to help build schools and shelters at the Earthquake stricken regions of Central Nepal province. You can join the cause help donate or volunteer to teach at the primary level schools. Visit Community Center for more information.

Day 01   Drive to Besishahar 820 m (2,690 ft) & Trek to Bhulbhule.
You will drive along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Besi Sahar after 6-7 hours of drive by a coach. The first day will account for a short trek to the Gurung village of Bhulbhule. You can spend the rest of the day here. 7-8 hours

Day 02 Trek to Ghermu 1,310 m (4,298 ft)
The second day of the trek being with a heavy breakfast and a hike along the Marsyangdi River to Ngadi village. The trail ascends high up to Bahundanda village. Beyond it, the trail descends and ends at Chermu village. 5-6 hours

Day 03 Trek to Tal 1,700 m (5,577 ft)

You start your trek with a short downhill hike to Syange village, followed by an ascend to the Chamje village via Jagat village. A few hours of uphill trek will bring Tal. The day trek ends here. 6 hours
Day 04 Trek to Bagarchhap 2,160 m (7,087 ft)

The trek passes along the Marsyangdi River. An hour walk from Dharapani would brings you to Bagarchhap Village. 5-6 hours

Day 05 Trek to Chame 2,670 m (8,760 ft)
It is acclimatization and an important day. You’ll get used to the thin air of above 4,000 meters. It is essential to spend some time here to prepare yourself for the further trek. You can also take some couple of hours to hike up to the nearby Chhukung village & return 6 hours

Day 06 Trek to Pisang 3,200 m (10,499 ft)
The trail advances through the lush pine forest with few uneven terrains to cross. Pisang is one of the major stops during the trek. The village offers the view of Pisang peak and Mt. Chulu, two short peaks. You can spend the rest of the day visiting Upper Pisang village, which is popular for its Tibetan style houses and monasteries. 5-6 hours

Day 07 Trek to Manang 3,540 m (11,614 ft)
The trails ascend towards Manag valley. En route, you can see beautiful Manang valley, along with the view of Humde village, towering peaks of Gangapurna, Annapurna II & III, Tilicho and many others. You will reach Manang Village via Bagra. 5 hours

Day 08 Rest day in Manang for the acclimatization
A rest day is kept for you to acclimatize well in the higher altitude. You can make a short hike to Gangapunra Lake, along with enjoying the surrounding scenery of Mt. Gangapurna, Annapurna II and III, Tilicho Peak , Chulu peak as well as the beautiful Marsyangdi Valley. –

Day 09 Trek to Yak Kharka 4,050 m (13,287 ft)
You start the day with a slow hike to Tenki Manang. Further an hour walk brings to Gunsang and from here you can have wide panoramic view of Annapurna starting from Annapurna II to Tilicho peak. The trail goes slowly up through the juniper bushes with few huts on the way before you arrive at Yak Kharka. 5 hours

Day 10 Yak Kharka- Trek to Thorong Phedi 4,450m (14,600 ft)
The trek will ascend further to the Ledtar Village after an hour to two walk. Trekking above 4,000 meters could prove to be an exhausting experience. The day ends with a trek to Thorang Phedi at the base of Thorong La Pass. 4 hours

Day 11 Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass 5,416 m (17,769 ft)
The early morning trek is required to assault the Throng La Pass, as it is the toughest leg of the trail. The trail goes steeply upwards to the High Camp. With brief stops in between, you will reach to the top of Thorang La pass, which is the highest point of the trek. You can spend some time here and start descending the other way towards the Muktinath. 8-9 hours

Day 12 Trek to Jomsom
Muktinath is the holy city. The Muktinath temple is revered by both the Hindus and Buddhists. You can stroll around and inside the temple. Afterwards, it a downhill trek towards Jomsom. The terrain is windy and arid. It is a popular & administrative place, Here is the Small domestic airport . in the evening, you can enjoy the local apple wine here if you wish. 5-6 hours

Day 13 Jomsom- Fly to Pokhara, then drive back to Kathmandu
Early in the morning, take a flight to Pokhara. It takes about 20 minutes flight to reach to Pokhara. Breakfast over there, then take a coach to Kathmandu, hotel check in. In the evening, we will take you one of the finest restaurant in Kathmandu, where you can enjoy with Typical Nepalese Traditional cultural show. 6 hours

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Trips Details

Trip Length 13 days
Trek Length 12 days
Activities Trekking, Sightseeing
Max. Altitude 5,416 meters (17,769 ft)
Trek Style Tea-house (Lodges)
Meal Full board on trek
Accommodation
★★★ Hotel ( Kathmandu)
Standard BB Lodges on Trail
Transportation Private Vehicle, Tourist Bus
Best Month February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November
Group Size 2-10 Persons
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