- Tourist Bus & Private Vehicle
- 5,416 Mtr
- $ 1295
- 21 Days
Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, our office representative will transfer you to the Hotel. Depending on your time of arrival further paln is made for the day. Enjoy your time in Kathmandu.
Overnight stay in Kathmandu
After the breakfast, we will start a guided tour to several famous tourist sites of Kathmandu Valley. Some of these landmarks are also listed as World Heritage site by UNESCO, including historic Durbar Square, sacred Temple of Hindu devotees – Pashupatinath, the famous monkey temple (Swoyambhunat) and world’s largest Buddhists stupa – Bouddanath. At the noon, a short briefing and discussion will be held at our office, where you will meet our trekking team. Today we will be mentally prepared about the trekking in Annapurna Region
In the morning, we will start our drive from Kathmandu, following the road on the river side and small settlements. On the way you will get a chance to explore the countryside of Nepal, with beautiful freshwater rivers, cultivated terrains and mountain scenarios. On reaching to Dumre, we will leave our way to Pokhara and head towards Besisahar. Just a half hour drive from Besi Sahar takes us to Khudi, the starting point of our trek. We also have an option to get off in Besisahar and trek to Khudi that takes approximately one hour. Khudi rewards us with the first glimpse of Manaslu Mountain Range.
Our initial walk starts after sweet hygienic breakfast in Khudi. We follow a trail with several up and downhill sections crossing the bridges, waterfalls, and cultivated paddy fields. The walk gradually becomes steeper. The mountains we see from Khudi become closer and offer more astounding vistas. After passing through the ethnic villages of Tamang peoples, we reach to the very beautiful village Sirung that offers us home-stay. Overnight at Sirung
Todays walk will start with pasing through the amphitheater-shaped ice terraces, lush forests, and some of the culturally intriguing villages. Folllowing the Marshyangdi River, we will walk in a fantastic trail wiyh little waterfalls, forest and villages. Observing the beautiful villages, and mountain vistas we will reach Syange, then the walk becomes little more tough as steep trail is to be crossed. After few hours of walk we will reach Chamje. Overnight at Chamje.
After having a breakfast, our trek starts. Today is the day to enter Manang region. On the way we will pass through the cultivated terrain of barley, potatoes and corn and then through the Rhododendron and bamboo forests. On the way we will explore the beautiful village Tal. On the way, we might have to give a pass to large number of donkey caravan. After approximately 7 hours of walking we will reach Dharapani. Overnight at Dharapani.
Passing through the lush forests of rhododendron, oak and pine and several landslides on the route, and observing the beautiful views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II and many other tall mountains towering near us, we will reach Chame which is a very beautiful village with alluring surrounding views. We stay overnight at Chame.
We continue walking through very dense forests leading to the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500 m from the river. Crossing several suspension bridges and exploring the views of gigantic peaks we will reach Manang valley hanging between two giant snow peaks. After approximately 5 hours of walking we reach beautiful Pisang village for overnight stay.
Here we have disjunctures of two routes that we follow. The Upper Route ( recommended) – the route through Geru will offer outstanding scenarios of the Himalayan ranger and other natural wonders. The panoramic views of several peaks like Anapurna, Pisang Peak, and sever other high snow capped peaks will definitely allure us. We experience great variation on the landscape and vegetation from today. We will get a chance to explore the traditional Barge monastery, the largest monastery of Manang, and stay Manang for overnight.
Today we will take a rest in Manang in order to acclimatize our body in high altitude. Though this is a resting day, we may go for a short hikes in the hills nearby or to explore the unique village and ancient monuments like Gumba and chortens.
After having breakfast in Manang, we follow the trail crossing a stream and a climb to Tenki village.Then continuing toward Marshyangdi valley. Passing through the pastures and a ccrub of juniper trees, we reach Ghunsa village. A short walk from here takes us to meadow used for grazing Yaks, popularly known as Yak Kharka at an elevation of 4,110 meters from sea level. Overnight stay at Yak Kharka village.
Today also, we will have only 3-4 hours of walking to Thorong Phedi. This is a small but busy settlement catering to he needs of tired trekkers and climbers. Though, we have tougher walk in coming days, we will stay in Phedi ao we can get sound sleep rather than risky sleep in high altitude at high camp. Overnight stay at Thorong Phedi.
Today we have tough walk as we will pass the high Thorong La pass at an altitude of 5,416 meters from sea level. An early start is very important to complete the mission. After passing through Thorong La pass, we continue to Muktinath which is a sacred holy place for both hindu and Buddhist devotees. The view from Muktinath is outstanding and equally alluring. The snowy surrounding makes it more charming if you manage to trek in appropriate season. We stop in Muktinath for overnight stay.
We start our trek early in the morning after a short visit to Vishnu Temple and Gompa. We descend through the Ranipauwa village down toward Kagbeni and to Jomsom finally arriving to Marpha. Marpha is a very famous village for Himalayan apple. You can taste a very famous brandy of Marpha apple here. The warm hospitality of the locals will make your trekking more memorable. Overnight stay at Marpha.
Leaving Marpha, we take a new route toward Kalopani via Chokhopani village. Today, we aill get a chance to explore famous Thakali villages and also the apple gardens. The 360 degree views of Himalayan ranges awaits us here. We will get to see the panoramas of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Annapurna I and several other alluring peaks.Crossing the rivers and streams in a suspension bridge we will reach Kalopani for overnight stay.
Today we will have comparatively easy trek as we mostly follow the downhill trail. We cross a bridge at Ghasa and walk downhill, as we drop to lower elevation, we emerge back into the subtropical forests with lush vegetation. On the trail we will explore many local villages and picturesque surrounding. Upon arrival at Tatopani we will relax and take a hot bath in Tatopani. Overnight at Tatopani.
Today we will take a uphills and downhill walks to reach the very famous village of region – Ghorepani. This is a picturesque Gurung village that offers awe-inspiring views of surrounding. After some gradual uphills and downhills we will reach Ghorepani and stay there to experience their warm hospitality. Additionally, we will get a chance to know more about the rural lifestyle of Nepalese peoples.
Today we start early in the morning for hike to Poonhill. Poonhill is a very famous sunrise view point in Annapurna Region. This offers stunning sunrise and sunset views that captivates every trekker. Poonhill is also called photographers paradise. After exploring the tantalizing sunrise and taking some snaps we will continue to Tadapani, crossing the small settlements and lush forests. Overnight at Tadapani.
Today we will have final walk on the Annapurna Circuit Trekking journey. Today’s trail leads through the Rhododendron Forests to Ghandruk, which is the second largest Gurung settlement in Nepal. From there, we will continue to Nayapul and then a short drive to city of lakes Pokhara. You can go for a walk in lakeside in Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.
Today we will have a scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. During the drive one can explore the beautiful landscapes and rivers with green rolling hills. Upon arrival to Kathmandu, you will be escorted to hotel. Relax your leisure time or you can take a final our shopping.
Today is the final day of our trekking. You will be dropped to TIA by our office representative, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. Or you can also extend the trek by joining short hiking or sightseeing tours in Kathmandu valley.
- Airport pick up/ drop
- Ground transportation during the trip
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Accommodation in a three-star category hotel in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
- Accommodation in guesthouses on stopping point during the trip
- Trekking permit if necessary
- Entry fee and permits to enter into national parks, heritage sites, and other places.
- A professional and English speaking guide
- 1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis
- Insurance of support crew members and their other costs
- A first aid medical kit
- Local Mobile Phone SIM Card.
Price Not Include
- International Airfare/Airport tax.
- Personal refreshment expenses like soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, etc
- Personal Utility expenses like telephone, internet, laundry, etc
- Tips for support crew members
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section.