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Annapurna Circuit Trek

Thorong La Pass during Annapurna circuit trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Annapurna circuit trek, located in the central part of Nepal, is another famous trek for trekkers. It had been open for tourism in 1980. You will be able to get to see some majestic mountain views of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Machhapuchhre. Other than the stunning views of mountains, you will be able to visit the natural hot spring and see a few stunning waterfalls. Under the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), you will able to see hundreds of Orchids and species of birds and animals like snow leopard, Langur Monkey, and deer. A particular highlight of this trek is you will be able to trek a supremely adventurous and challenging Thorong La pass. When taking this trek, you will get an opportunity to meet different ethnic people, learn about their culture.

Another attraction during the Annapurna circuit trek is that you will be able to observe Buddhist monks worshipping at ancient monasteries in the Tibetan village of Manang. The trek will be starting from Besisahar. We will be stopping at Chame on the way up. The people at Chame follow the custom and building style of the Tibetans. You will be able to get to know a bit more about their culture. When we go through the path to Pisang, you will get to see spectacular views of the soaring Paungda Danda rock face. When you reach Manang, you will get to see the monastery in a village called Vraga. We will be trekking through the famous high pass, Thorong La at 5,416m during our Annapurna Circuit Trek. The best time to visit will be between Mar-May and Sep-Nov. The weather is warm, and skies are clear.

Detail Itinerary Of Annapurna Circuit Trek

Day 01: Drive to Bhulbhule(840m) from Kathmandu(1,400m) – 7 hours.

Today our Trekking staff will arrive at your Hotel to pick you up at 7:30 am in the morning. We will take public deluxe Bus from Local bus park of Kathmandu. Our today’s journey is about 185km from Kathmandu, which will take approximately 7 hours to reach Bhulbhule. On the way, we will cross Trishuli River and Marsyangdi River. On arrival at Bhulbhule, we will witness stunning snow-capped mountain scenery. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 02: Drive to Chame(2,630m) – 6 hours.

Today we will take a four-wheel drive to Chame from Bhulbhule. We will follow Marsyangdhi valley, and it passes through many mountain village and beautiful scenery. Prepare yourself for bumpy road experience. We will drive approximately 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 03: Trek to Pisang(3,190m) – 6 hours.

Today’s walk starts through thick forest and narrow valley along the way we will cross a river on a long bridge( Marshyangdi). During the walk, we can see Annapurna ii, Annapurna iv and the Pisang peak. It will take 6 hours to reach Pisang village. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Manang(3,540m) – 6 hours.

Today we will trek from Pisang to Manang. On the way, we will witness excellent views of the beautiful landscape and the mountains including Pisang and Annapurna. We will walk approximately 6 hours today. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Manang.

We will take rest today to explore Manang. There are places like Bhojo Gumba and Gangapurna Lake to visit. We will spend today’s day to see the magnificent views of the village Manang. Later we return to our Guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Ledar(4,250m) – 5 hours.

On this day, we will walk for around 5 hours to reach Ledar located at the altitude 4250m. During the trek, breathtaking views of Annapurna will move along with you. We can see Mt. Gangapurna, Khangsahar, Chulu west, Chulu east and many more. Overnight at guesthouse in Ledar.

Day 07: Trek to Thorung Phedi(4,450m) and High Camp(4,925m) – 6 hours.

The trail will go through the suspension bridge. After crossing it, we will trek further up to reach high camp. We will walk approximately 6 hours today to reach high camp. Along the way, we will cross the small village Thorang Phedi, which is the last village before Thorong La pass. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Muktinath(3,800m) via Thorong La Pass(5,416m)– 7 hours.

Today is the highest altitude day during our Annapurna circuit trek. We will start today’s trek early in the morning. We will reach, explore Thorong la pass(5,416m), click some pictures and further trek down to reach Muktinath. We will be rewarded with the magnificent view from the top of Thorong la pass. Overnight at Muktinath at the guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Marpha(2,670m) – 6 hours.

Muktinath is a pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists. In the morning we will visit around Muktinath temple. We will further trek down to reach Marpha which will take 6 hours. Marpha is famous for the apple. The local brandy of Marphamade from apple is famous all around Nepal. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Kalopani(2,460m) – 6 hours.

From Marpha, we take a route toward Kalopani via Chokhopani village. Along the way, we will pass traditional communities of the ethnic Thakali people. During the walk, we can see panoramic views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna I and many more mountains. Overnight at Kalopani.

Day 11: Trek to Tatopani(1,190m) – 6 hours.

Our today’s journey today is mostly downhill. During the trek, we will cross some suspension bridges and some forests before reaching Tatopani. Also known as Hot Spring. After reaching Tatopani, we can relax and have a bath in the hot spring. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Ghorepani(2,870m) – 7 hours.

Today we will walk for 7 to 8 hours. Along the way, we pass through the villages of Shikha and Chitre. After crossing a beautiful rhododendron forest, we will reach a beautiful town located on a ridge top Ghorepani. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 13: Early morning hike up to Poon Hill(3,210m) and trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara – 8 hours.

Today is the longest trail day of our trek. Today we will take an early morning trip to Poon Hill to enjoy the sunrise view. We can see Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre Annapurna IV, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks from the poon hill viewpoint. And then again we will return to Ghorepani for breakfast and begin your trek to Nayapul through the forests of rhododendrons, bamboos, and oaks. End your day with a return transfer by car or taxi to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu(1,400m) – 7 hours.

We will be driven back to Kathmandu in the morning. We will reach Kathmandu after seven hours of drive. Overnight at a Hotel.

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Price From USD$1,000 USD$849/person
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Total $ 849 USD

Trip Cost Include

    • English Speaking Trekking Guide
    • Food, and Accommodation during the trek
    • All necessary Land & Air transports(Domestic)
    • Down Jacket, Sleeping & Duffle Bag
    • All the required Trekking Permits

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