Annapurna Circuit Trek
- One of the treks in the highest passes of the world
- Display of nature at its best in a remote Himalayan region
- Trekking trail in the desert of the Himalayan region
Annapurna Circuit Trek that takes place in the Annapurna Region, one of the best trekking regions in the world as well as one of the best in Nepal, shows you all the hidden beauties of the region from Jagat to Dharapani. This trek is the finest example of the trekking in Nepal that takes you to the area of green vegetation to the area of the rocky and barren land, including snow-covered mountains.
There are many reasons why the Annapurna Circuit Trek or Annapurna Circuit Trekking is famous in the world; one of the reasons is the Thorong La Pass, from where you will see the breath-taking view of mountains. The trekking trail that you follow takes you to the famous trekking places of Nepal, such as Mustang and Manang.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking equals the view of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri.
When you see this view, you create an attachment with nature, and when you dip in tatopani, you feel you should be in love with the gifts of nature. This is the reason why the Annapurna Circuit Trekking goes beyond the definition of trekking that states uphill and downhill trails that states beautiful views, and that states heights where you will be trekking.
Day 01 Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (standard accommodation)
Arrive in Kathmandu on the date that you have planned for or at the most suitable time you have decided. Do not worry about the pick up; we will be waiting for you outside the airport to take you to our office and to the hotel.
Our office remains open from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.
Kathmandu is known as the city of temples, and it is the most developed city in Nepal as we write these words in this itinerary.
You will be staying in Thamel, the main tourist hub in Kathmandu. If you are staying in a 5 star hotel, it will be outside Thamel.
Day 02 Sightseeing with breakfast (standard accommodation)
Kathmandu is dotted with the world heritage sites, and the most famous of them are
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
You will visit each of these with our city guide, and they will take you to the past. Those were the glorious days of Nepal. From your guide, hear the myths, the true story, and the significance of the historical monuments from the religious point of view.
Day 03 From Kathmandu to Synge (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Drive to Besisahar in a local bus, and from there, we will take a jeep to Syange. Since the drive is in the countryside, you will become familiar with the culture and traditions of the local people. You will reach Syange, the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit Trekking, from there, you trek up to Jagat.
Day 04 From Jagat to Dharapani (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail that takes you to Chyamje turns here and there. There is a suspension bridge on the way which you will cross in the middle of the oak forest. The trekking trail takes you to the valley, a village called Kodo, and then a village called Dharapani.
Day 05 From Dharapani to Chame (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail takes you to the forest of oak and maple and to the river and shows you the stunning view of the mountains, covered with snow. You will reach a higher altitude by following the trekking trail where not only you walk but also mule, the ship of the mountains.
Day 06 From Chame to Pisang (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Today also, you are walking by the Marsyangdi River, on the way; you reach a village called Bharatang. Where there is such a mighty river, there is always a suspension bridge. From the bridge, it is always an uphill climb. The famous village that you reach as you head to Pisang is Dhukur Pokhari, and the famous mountains that attract your eyes are Pisang Peak and Annapurna II.
Day 07 From Pisang to Manang (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
There are two trekking trails that take you to Manang; one is the upper route, and another is the lower route. You follow the upper route because it is scenic, and you see the breath-taking view of snow-capped mountains, including Pisang peak and Annapurna. Looking at these mountains from time to time, you head to Manang.
Day 08 Acclimatization day in Manang (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Today is an acclimatization day, and you can acclimatize by visiting the famous places of Manang, such as camp sites and viewpoint. Tibetan culture is one of the attractions of Manang, the stunning view of the mountains that you can see comprises of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Gangapurna 7454m, Tilicho Peak, and others.
Day 09 From Manang to Yak Kharka (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail takes you to the Marshyangdi Valley, including the valley of the Jarsang Khola. You will be trekking at a higher altitude. The famous villages you reach are Tenki and Ghunsa. After reaching the mani wall, after reaching the meadow, and after crossing the bridge, you will reach Yak Kharka.
Day 10 From Yak Kharka to the Thorong Phedi (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Thorong Phedi means the base of the Thorong La Pass. It will be a wise decision to spend a night on the base of the pass because the pass rises to the height of 5000 m plus. This is the place where you will reach.
Day 11 From the Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via the Thorong La Pass (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The trekking trail is steep on the pass, and the top of the pass offers you the beautiful view of the gorge of the Kali Gandaki Valley. From the top of the pass, the trekking trail goes downhill to take you to Muktinath and shows you the incredible view of the mountain border between Nepal and Tibet.
Day 12 From Muktinath to Marpha (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
The descending trekking trail takes you to the Kali Gandaki Valley and Marpha that is famous for the products of apples, like apple brandy, apple pie, and so on.
Day 13 From Marpha to Ghasa (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
By walking on the bank of the Kali Gandaki River, you will reach Ghasa.
Day 14 From Ghasa to Tatopani (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
As you head to Tatopani, you will pass by the Rukse waterfall, and then you enter into the Kali Gandaki Valley. This valley is the world’s deepest gorge, and the trekking trail has a steep slope.
Day 15 Rest day in Tatopani (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Dip into tatopani, a hot spring that will give relief to your body.
Day 16 From Tatopani to Ghorepani (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Following an uphill trekking trail, you will head to Ghorepani.
Day 17 From Ghorepani to Pokhara (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
Early in the morning, hike up to the Poon Hill to see the superb view of the Annapurna Ranges and the Dhaulagiri Ranges. From there, you trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
Day 18 From Pokhara to Kathmandu (breakfast provided, standard accommodation)
From the city of lakes, you head to the city of temples via the Pirthivi Highway, and the main towns you reach are Damauli, Dumre, Mugling, and Kurintar.
Day 19 Departure (breakfast provided)
Prior to three hours of your international flight, we will come to pick you at the hotel and take you to Tribhuwan International Airport. Good bye, and we wish you good luck for a safe journey.