Annapurna circuit trekking the best trekking who love to trek in the high altitude, wish to cross the highest mountain pass 5416 meters in the Annapurna Circuit Trekking is definitely for all adventure lover. Trekking in the rugged high mountain trails around the Annapurna mountain range provides an extraordinary view of the Himalayan peaks.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek passes through many beautiful mountain villages with a wonderful culture and goes via the highest mountain pass in the world, Thorang La 5416 meters above sea level. This high-altitude trekking gives adventure trekkers the real thrill of being high in the mountains mapping the rugged trekking trails in the Himalayas. Trekking from a low altitude slowly ascending towards the high elevation of Manang and then of Mustang district crossing the Thorang La pass brings an indescribable experience to the adventure trekkers to the Himalayas.
Join in to feel the thrill of the Annapurna Circuit Trekking in the Himalayas beauty Nepal.
Group Size: 1 - 15 people People
Max Altitude: 5416 m
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Meals: All Major Meals on the trek; breakfast in Kathmandu
Accommodation: Tourist Class hotel in Kathmandu, tea house on the trek
Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.
Heritage Tour of Kathmandu
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include;
Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience.
Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm.
Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.
Kathmandu – Bahundanda 1310 meter
Day 03: Kathmandu – Bahundanda 1310 meter.
Take your breakfast early in the morning and check out the hotel to go to Bahundanda today. A beautiful scenic drive of about seven hours by tourist bus takes you to the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking, Bulbule via Besi Shahar. Take a local bus ride to Bahundanda from Bulbule. Although a long and bumpy drive, the highway brings to you some of the amazing countryside scenario so that you will have a little bit of understanding of how rural Nepal looks like.
Check into a simple guest house and rest.
Bahundanda – Chamje 1385 meter
Start the trek for the day after your breakfast in the guest house. After trekking for about five hours, you reach a beautiful village of Chamje to stay overnight. The trek in between these two places is a beautiful cultural experience. Once in Chamje, check into a simple tea house.
Chamje – Bagarchhap 2160 meter
About six hours of trek today will take you to Bagarchhap. After you take breakfast at the tea house, start the trek. Hike towards Bagarchhap on your pace taking in all the beautiful things that you come across the trekking of the day.
Check into a tea house and relax.
Bagarchhap – Chame 2710 meter
You are slowly gaining elevation every day you walk to the new destination. Your walk to Chame will start after breakfast today. Five hours of walk today take you the elevation of 2650 meters to the town of Chame, the headquarters of Manang district. Enjoy some spectacular views of the mountain peaks in the Himalayas.
Chame – Pisang 3250 meter
Trek to Pisang for about six hours after breakfast. You are gaining some elevation today as well. Every next overnight staying place will be at a higher elevation gaining height towards Thorong La. Once in Pisang, check into a tea house and enjoy the view of the mountains.
Pisang – Manang 3540 meter
Walk to Manang today enjoying great views of the Himalayas. A beautiful town of Manang waits you at the other end while you start the trek of the day from Pisang. An approximately five hours in between Pisang and Manang brings you to some of the spectacular places that make you trip for the day.
Stay in a tea at Manang.
Acclimatize at Manang 3540 meter
Spend a day hiking and exploring around Manang so that you acclimatize with the high altitude environment and your further trekking days become easier.
Manang – Yak Kharka 4050 meter
High elevation trek today takes you to Yak Kharka at the height of 4000 meters above sea level. After the acclimatization in Manang, your body adapts to the trekking at this elevation. Despite the high level difficulty in the trek, the incredible view around the Himalayas gives you strength to move ahead towards the destination today.
Yak Kharka – Thorong Phedi 4450 meter.
Today’s walk is about five hours after the breakfast to Thorong Phedi from where the ascension to Thorong La very early morning tomorrow will start. Take enough time to get a good rest so that you get all set for tomorrow.
Thorong Phedi – Thorong La 5416 meter – Muktinath 3810 meter
Start the adventure today very early morning. You are going to achieve the culmination of the trek, Thorong La, today. Crossing the pass over 5400 meters above sea level is certainly an exciting adventure. Ascend the mountain on the trail on slow pace to only to find the breathtaking Thorong La on the top waiting you there. After crossing the pass, trek down to Muktinath, a beautiful village in the mountains.
Muktinath – Jomsom 2720 meter
Trek from Muktinath to the charming mountain town of Jomsom. Spend leisurely time exploring the beautiful Jomsom. Your trekking adventure comes to end here so give your legs some rest after these many days of walking in the Himalayas. Enjoy an easy day.
Jomsom – Pokhara 827 meter
Take an early morning flight to Pokhara. A short flight of about twenty minutes brings you the beautiful lake city, Pokhara. Check into hotel. After spending some quiet days in the mountains, you might be craving for some city civilization. Lakeside town in Pokhara will bring your craving to reality. Enjoy you free day today in Pokhara strolling around lakeside.
Pokhara – Kathmandu 1337 meter
Drive back to Kathmandu after breakfast. Or you have an option to fly back to Kathmandu paying an additional cost for the ticket. Check into hotel once you arrive to Kathmandu and freshen up. We will go for dinner later in the evening.
You will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.
If you continuous trek all the way down via Beni, via Ghorepani to state right Pokhara. via Tadapani Ghandruk or via Annapurna sanctuary (ABC) tells us, we creat itinerary according to your interest and time.
Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara at 3 star category with breakfast
Half day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ any other foreign language speaking city guide
Land transportation Kathmandu- Pokhara-Kathmandu
Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit
TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
An experienced and first aid trained license holder accompanying trekking guide
Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)
Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, transportation of our trekking crew
Tea House accommodation on twin or multi sharing basis during the trek
Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
Nepal entry visa
Domestic airport tax
Your Travel/Medical insurance
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Hot shower while on trek
Single supplements in hotels except solo trekking service
Bar bills and laundry
Optional trips not specified in the itinerary
Tipping to guide and porter
Battery Charges( Available during trek with Extra cost)