Annapurna Circuit Trek

21 Days 20 Nights
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Annapurna Circuit trek is the popular name for a 300 km trek in the Annapurna mountain range west of Kathmandu . Annapurna Circuit trek  encircles the Annapurna Massif, crossing Thorung La [5416m], the highest pass on this trek. The magnificent mountain scenery, seen at close quarters includes Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna [7455m] and Tilicho Peak [7134m]. Ten peaks of 600-800m rises from the Annapurna. Machhapuchhre looks breathtaking from this viewpoint as also the south face of Annapurna.

Annapurna Circuit trek begins from Besi Sahar and concludes at Kali Gandaki river valley. After a seven hours drive from Kathmandu, you reach Besi Sahar located in the Marshyangdi river valley. En route, you pass along paddy fields and subtropical forests, view the beautiful mountain scenery, several waterfalls and gigantic cliffs, and experience fascinating culture of different religions and their way of living. The trip will push you to breathtaking landscape and the scenario day after day.

Highlights

Kathmandu
- Pashupatinath
- Boudhanath Stupa
- Swayambhunath Stupa
- Kathmandu Durbar Square

Pokhara
- David's Fall
- Gupteswar Cave
- Phewa Lake
- Taal Barahi

Trekking
- Manang (Gangapurna lake, Beautiful manang Village - Forbidden city)
- Thorong la (5416 m) - One of the highest pass in the world
- Muktinath (Holy site for hindu & buddhist)
- View of mt.Dhaulagiri, Tukuch, Kali Gandaki river
- Kagbeni (Traditional village,700 years old buddhis monastery) - Border for upper and lower mustang
- Tatopani (Natural hotspring)
- Ghorepani Poonhill (Sunrise and panoramic view of Annapurna Range)

Accomodations

Kathmandu
– Hotel Marshyangdi/similar standard

Trekking
- Lodge/tea house

Pokhara
– Meera Hotel/similarStandards

Itinerary - Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Day 1
Nepal Arrival
(Dinner)

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and transfer to the hotel at Kathmandu.

Evening meet with the guide and prepare necessary gears for trekking and overnight.

Day 2
Drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar (760 m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Leaving back Kathmandu, we start our journey by surface crossing kaleidoscopic view of Himalayan kingdom Nepal. We drive along trishuli along Prithivi higway and the rest along Marshyangdi River. In between we can stop by the river side for lunch & ea break. Overnght at Beshisahar. From Beshisahar the view of Mt Manaslu is magnificent.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 3
Trek to Bahundanda (1310 m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

This day we have an easy trail, mostly walking through the flat road to reach Bahundanda. We pass through small beautiful village, mountain view and welcoming local indigenous people.

Overnight at lodge

Day 4
Trek to Chyamche (1430m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Our trek from Bahundanda to Chyamche is very scenic, on our trail we pass through waterfalls, Lush green vegetation on terrace fields, Beautiful Marshyangddi River & traditional Village. Most of the path that we cover is on a flat surface with very less climbing.

Day 5
Trek to Dharapani (1860m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Most of our trail is along the Marshyangdi River & small country side settlements & huge waterfalls. We pass through Tal to reach a very beautiful village, Dharapani, with dense settlement of Gurung community. From Dharapani one can enjoy the three dimensional view of Mt Manaslu.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 6
Trek to Chame (2670m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

This is a big day. We need to climb 800m from our start point. On our trail we have a pleasant view of Mt Manaslu and beautiful village Timang Thanchwok. Chame is the district headquarter of Manang district, here we have access to Internet phones, good restaurants, small bars & police check points.

Day 7
Trek to Pisang (3200m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Leaving behind Chame, we continue our trail on plain surface along the dense forest area. We have easy climbing for the last one hour to reach Pisang. Pisang has a Tibetan influences, which is reflected on the houses, dress, language & food. Upper Pisang is more beautiful compare to the lower one. From upper Pisang we can enjoy the beautiful view of Pisang peak (Very famous for peak climbing on Annapurna Region), Annapurna Range. Pisang houses some old monasteries worth visiting during evening.

Day 8
Trek to Manang (3540m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

From Pisang there ae two trails, north & the south of Marshyangdi Khola. The southern trail passes through Hogde (3420ms) and has an airstrip at an aaltitude of 325m. The southern trail has easy trail compared to the northern Trail. Both the trail end up at Mungji and continues to Bryaga and eventually leading to Manang. The view of Gangapurna Glacier from Manang is awesome. At Manang trekkers can enjoy some shopping & good foods.

Day 9
Rest day (3540m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Early morning we hike till 4000m to reach Gangapurna Lake. The view of Annapurna range, Gangapurna, Mt Maanaslu, Thorong peak & Paak Chule are stunning.

Day 10
Trek to Yak-Kharka (4000m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Leaving Manang we continue the trail up to Yak-kharka, cosssing Tangkin Manang with magnificent Himalayan view.

Overnight at Yak-Kharka

Day 11
Trek to Thorong-La Phedi (4450m )
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

We continue with steep climb crossing different small peaks on side. The view on the trail is panaromic as we climb higher.

Up on reaching Thorong-La Phedi, we stay overnight.

Day 12
Trek from Thorong-La to Muktinath (3760m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Early in the morning around 04 am we start our trek, we have big and challenging day since Thorong-La(5416m) is the world’s biggest pass. The view from here is the view over the trail, make you feel like something imaginary and a dream come true situation. After some pictures on highest point, we stop for a cup of tea and start to descent to Muktinath. We can see beautiful Kali Gandaki valley and beautiful rivers from our trail.

Overnight at Muktinath.

Day 13
Trek to Kagbeni (2800m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

This morning we visit Muktinath temple. Muktinath temple is one of the holiest temple of Hindu Religion. People believe that they will get rid of the sins committed in past taking a bath on the holy taps on this temple. Eventually walk down to Kagbeni, is a beautiful village with some old monasteries. Kagbeni is an entrance to Forbidden city Mustang.

Day 14
Trek to Tukuche (2590m)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

After breakfast we start our trek following beautiful Kaligandki River, which is very famous for fossil. On our way we cross Ekle Bhatti & Jomson. Jomsom is one of the biggest residential & commercial areas at Annapurna region. There are regular flights to and from Pokhara.

Overnight at Tukuche

Day 15
Trek to Ghasa
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

With an easy trail for 90 min from Tukuche we reach Marpha village. Marpha village is well known for its quality apples & the wine produced from apples. We cross through different small villages like Larjung village. We can see biggest Dhaulagiri icefall . On our trail we pass through the deepest George in the world at Kaligandaki river.

Day 16
Trek to Tatopani
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Leaving Ghasa behind we continue to Tatopani, means hot spring. On our trail we can enjoy beautiful water fall like rupse & huge rice fields & pine forests. Evening we enjoy Natural hot spring bath. Back to the hotel for dinner & overnight at Tatopani

Day 17
Trek to Ghorepani
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today we have a very steep climbing till we reach Ghorepani. We will have beak at Sikha for lunch. On our trail to Ghorepani we can enjoy a stunning view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Nilgiri, Mt Annapurna and many more.

Day 18
Trek to Nayapul - drive to Pokhara
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Early morning we hike to Poon hill , from here one can enjoy beautiful sunrise over the majestic Himalayan giants. Back to the lodge for breakfast and trek down to Nayapul. Drive back to Pokhara & transfer to the hotel at Lake side.

Dinner with all crew and overnight.

Day 19
Rest Day at Pokhara
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Pokhara - rest day.

Day 20
Fly or drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel at Kathmandu
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Evening, farewell dinner with all the crew of Sports Tours and Travel.

Day 21
Final departure
(Breakfast)

"Home Sweet Home

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Cost Includes - Annapurna Circuit Trek

- Three star level hotel as per the itinerary at Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Applicable Permit & TIMS(Trekkers Information Management System)for trekking.
- English speaking guide (Liecence holders)
- Strong porters for carrying loads.(2 paying guests are followed by one strong porter)
- All the transportation arrangement as per the itinerary
- Accommodation on trekking are on Basic lodges that meets basic needs.(clean and tidy rooms)


Cost Excludes - Annapurna Circuit Trek

- Nepal Arrival visa (USD 25 for 15 days)
- International flight to Nepal & vice versa.
- Personal equipment and gears for tour and trekking.
- Tipping to the crew is mandatory.


Trip Note - Annapurna Circuit Trek also can be shortened and designed as per clients' requirement.

 

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