Annapurna Circuit Trekking is usually popular as the most classic trek which will let you experience the unique biodiversity of Nepal. Annapurna circuit trekking provides an astonishing panorama of Annapurna (8,097m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m) Manaslu, Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Lumjung, Tukuche peak, etc.
This trek mostly follows the very old paths which were used as business paths between Nepal and Tibet. Apart from the landscape of northern and southern Himalaya, you will also see thick fir and rhododendron woods to the unkind atmosphere of the Tibetan upland.
We will begin our 19 days Annapurna Circuit Trekking from Bhulbhule and continue walking through wonderful terrace farms to reach the Ngadi community. There we will get the chance to get pleasure in more than a few peaks like Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Peak 29 (NadiChuli), etc.
Then, we will walk on the zigzag peak path passing Syange and descend down to the riverside to get to the stony Jagat village. We will on the way reach a set named Bagarchhap passing by fir and pines wooded area where you can visit a white-colored Gompa (monastery).
What you can see during the Annapurna Circuit Trekking – 19 Days
At Chame, we will witness the dazzling view of Lamjung Himal (6893m). From there, we will walk to Pisang located in the heart of the Pisang peak where the views the north-east peak of Pisang and of Annapurna II appears stunningly.
After that, we will walk to Manang passing the trail filled with grasslands. Here, the beautiful Gangapurna Lake in Manang will completely captivate you. Besides, we will also trek to Thorong-La Pass at 5416m and then move down to Muktinath which means God of Salvation.
Passing side to side with the settlements like Khingar and Jharkot filled with archetypal Tibetan architecture. The trek is filled with wonderful views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri on the way to Jomsom is another impressive part of the trek. At Tatopani meaning hot water, we can bathe in the hot springs and refresh ourselves.
All in all, this exhilarating Annapurna Circuit Trekking arranged by Trekking Guide Team Adventure provides a chance to see an assortment of plants, animals, as well as various lifestyles of inhabitants residing on the way.
Plus, you will see a wide range of climatic regions in such a small area. Also, you will enjoy comfortable accommodation as the area holds numerous hotels, tea Houses, and guest houses.
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Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu airport pick up to a hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
After we arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative from Trekking Guide Team Adventure will wait for you with a play card help you to transfer to hotel. At hotel, you can just relax. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley (Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple & Patan durbar square. Overnight at Kathmandu. (B)
We will have sightseeing in Kathmandu on this day. You will visit some of the main spots enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Especially, you will go to Pashupatinath temple, a renowned Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is located on the coast of the Bagmati River.
You will visit Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) which is located on the hill holds Buddha’s eyes on the four sides of the stupa.
Boudhanath is another major Buddhist stupa on the earth which you will visit and Patan Durbar Square which allures visitors with its antique royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur once resided. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03: Early in the morning drive to Kathmandu to Bhulbhule by private car or by local bus 7 hr (840m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
We will head to Bhulbhule on this day from Kathmandu by private car along with Trishuli river and Marsyangdi River. Before reaching Bhulbhule we will walk on a suspension bridge and continue walkthrough wonderful terrace farm to reach Ngadi community.
After driving for around 7 hours, we will reach at Bhulbhule where we will get the chance to get pleasure in more than a few peaks like Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Peak 29 (NadiChuli), etc. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 04: Hiking up to Jajat village 5 hr (1300m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will hike to Jagat village taking 5 hours. Walking ahead, on this day we will notice the steep V-shape picture of Marsyangdi valley. Then, we will walk on the zigzag peak path from side to side with Syange. Then, we start to descend down to the riverside.
The path gets carved into the steep cliff-face above the river bed. We will descend to the stony Jagat village. Jagat is a small village where Tamang as well as Gurung people reside. It takes around approx. two hours to reach the following place. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 05: Hiking up to Danakyu, 5 hr (2300m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will walk ahead from Jagat to get to Danakyu lying at the altitude of 2300m. We will on the way reach a set named Bagarchhap taking around an hour after passing by fir and pines wooded area.
Here you can visit a white-colored gompa (monastery). From here, we will carry on walking to reach Danakyu which takes approximately an hour. At Danakyu, the stunning views of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29 will captivate you. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 06: Hiking up to Chame 5hr (2670m), (District Headquarter of Manang). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will hike up to Chame taking approximately 5 hours. On the way, the renowned Dudh Khola started off from the south face of Mt Manaslu. We will also notice the Marsyangdi veering to the left side where the stunning peak view of Annapurna II also allures you.
Then after, we will we arrive to the district headquarter of Manang district named as Chame lying on the bank of the river. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 07: Hiking up to upper Pisang 5hr (3300m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
We will today walk to Upper Pisang lying at the height of 3300m. We will begin our walk early in the morning from Chame on this day to witness the dazzling view of Lamjung Himal (6893m) and the first rays of sun over the beautiful peak is even more alluring .
As we reach Brathangs village, a marvelous waterfall can be seen. Pisang is located in the heart of the Pisang peak which is one of the admired peaks to climb. Plus, the views the north-east peak of Pisang and of Annapurna II appears spectacular. Then before arriving at Pisang, we will see long mani wall next to the bridge. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 08: Hiking up to Ghyaru village and to see excellent view Annapurna II, Annapurna III & trek to manang village 6 hr (3540m) overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will walk ahead from Pisang to Ghyaru Village. En-route, we will get to notice spectacular views of Annapurna II and III. Then, we will then walk to Manang Village taking approximately 6 hours.
We can then get the chance to see the wonderful trail filled with grasslands. The path also bestows several unbelievable vistas of the Annapurna Himalayan range. We will also make way up to the Nawal to capture the best panorama of Annapurna. Overnight at tea house.
Day 09: Rest Day explore Manang village. Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
This day, we will stay in Manang to get properly acclimatized with the high altitude. According to the health experts, altitude sickness can be avoided through acclimatization process. In Manang village, we will explore around along with simply resting.
The beautiful Gangapurna Lake in Manang will completely mesmerize you. You may also optionally visit Mountaineering school which presents basic mountaineering training. Overnight at tea house.
Day 10: Hiking up to Ledar 4 hr (4200m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
Early morning, we will walk ahead from Manang to Ledar on this day which lies at the altitude 4200m. While trekking, the wonderful views of Annapurna will accompany you all the way.
Moreover, we can see Himchuli, Peak 29 behind us. We will then ascend passing by Gunsang village where we will traverse Gundon River via a wooden bridge to reach Ledar. Overall, we will on this day walk for around 4 hours.
Day 11: Hiking up to Thorung Phedi 3 hr (4450m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
Today we will ascend steadily to an edge prior to moving down to the headwaters of the Marsyangdi River crossing through a wooden bridge. Also, we have a narrow track across an unsteady hill and then trip up to Thorung La Phedi taking around 3 hours. Overnight at tea house.
Day 12: Hiking up to Thorong-La pass 8 hr (5416m) & trek down to Muktinath. Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
Leaving Ledar, we will walk ahead gradually upward to a crest prior to moving down to the Marsyangdi River. We will traverse the river via a wooden bridge. After climbing up for some time, we will walk on the mountain trail on the right shore of the river.
After that, we will have a trail that is narrow and moves crossways through a wobbly incline and then fall down to Thorang La Pass at 5416m. Also, we will move down to Muktinath which means God of Salvation taking approximately 5 hours.
Muktinath is considered as a holy set for Buddhists as well as Hindus. Here you will notice water flowing from 108 fixed spouts and a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Overnight at tea house.
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom 5 hr (2700m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
We will downward from Muktinath to the striking Kali Gandaki valley, initially through dried up area. After crossing from side to side with the settlements like Khingar and Jharkot filled with archetypal Tibetan architecture.
We will be rewarded with wonderful views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri on the way. Similarly, we continue all the way through apple orchards until we reach Marpha.
Then finally, we will trek to Jomsom actually is a big set stretched next to both coasts of the Kali Gandaki River. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 14: Trek to Kalopani 7 hr (2330m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will walk to Kalopani taking around 7 hours. We will be walking side by side with the west side of the river.
After that, we will pass by the novel street all the way through alluring Thakali Villages with wide smooth streets and decorated houses.
We will also pass all the way through the river in Koketanti. Then, we will catch a stony path through grazing ground to Kalopani. Kalopani is a very neat town cuddling below the Dhaulagiri Icefall.
Day 15: Trek to Tatopani 5hr (1,00m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
We will move ahead from Kalopani to reach at Tatopani taking around 5 hours. We will also notice Rukse Chhahara, near to a huge cascade on the way. We will carry on walking down towards the lowest valley on earth named Tatopani meaning hot water. Here we can bathe in the hot springs and refresh ourselves. Overnight at tea house.
Day 16: Trek to Ghorepani 6 hr (2,800m). Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will trek to Ghorepani moving on from Tatopani. Ghorepani lies at the altitude of 2860m and takes around 6 hours to reach there. In addition, we will walk passing by grazing scenery and cultivated areas from side to side with oak and rhododendron woods. We will then finally reach Ghorepani.
At Ghorepani, the most superb sights of sunset over the striking, snow-white Annapurna Range as well as Mt Dhaulagiri can be seen. Overnight at tea house.
Day 17: Trek to Nayapul 6 hr. Drive back to Pokhara. (B)
Trekking for 6 hours, we will walk down for around for 4 hours to reach Nayapul passing the grazing lands in Modi River valley. We wander downhill witnessing green cultivated and wonderfully conserved farms to Modi River. Then, we will return back to Nayapul. Subsequently, we will drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. (B)
Early in the morning, we will drive back to Kathmandu. After that, we will transfer to our hotel in Kathmandu. At hotel, you can just relax or go for last minute shopping. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 19: Morning Breakfast. Departure transfer to Kathmandu Airport. (B)
This is your last day in Nepal. You will leave Nepal with wonderful memories and awe-inspiring time spent in the Annapurna Himalayan region. Our staff will transfer you to airport for your departure.
For booking: please send your passport photocopy by email or contact us. Flight details of arrival at Kathmandu airport, trip advance money 25% of the total cost shall be deposited in our bank account.
- Hotel in Kathmandu with 3 stars bed & breakfast for 3 nights at Nivas Boutique twin sharing basis.
- Hotel in Pokhara 3 stars bed & breakfast 1 night at Splendid View twin sharing basis.
- Your daily meal (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek ,
- One experience English speaking trekking guide & one porter for each two tourist. If you are only 1, it is not including porter in our package it is additional cost you have to pay extra.
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Bulbule by local bus & Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus (it is a private transport is also available Kathmandu to Bulbule with extra additional cost of $200 USD).
- Annapurna Conservation Permit.
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS).
- Insurance for Guide & Porters.
- All accommodation during the trek available lodg /tea houses. (run by Nepali families)
- Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer.
- Our service charge.
- Farewell dinner typical Nepali cultural dance program.
- Nepal visa which is open arrival in Kathmandu per person $30 USD
- Personal equipment for trekking: sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking shoes, gloves, sunscreen, sun glass, hat, trekking stick, some pair socks, hiking shirt , hiking pant
- Personal insurance for travel to Nepal covers helicopter rescue, accidents
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara per item $3-7 USD choose from menu.
- Emergency rescue evacuation.
- Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter according to your main interest.
- All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. (Tea, Coffee, Mineral Water, hot water)
- Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
- Hot shower and laundry during the trekking $2 USD.
- personal expenses, personal hygiene.
- Wi-Fi, internet, phone calls, battery charging.
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