Annapurna Circuit Trek is among the outdo classic trekking trails of Nepal. You can enjoy the beauty of nature, topographic diversity, various cultures, ancient heritage e.t.c while traveling to the elevation of 4130 meters. The Annapurna trekking region in Nepal has been renowned as a paradise. The area is blessed by the presence of such peaks and mountains as the Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu or Machhapuchhre. These mountains emerge within the distance throughout your trek, giving you a factual Himalayan experience and tons of enjoyment. Trekking through the flat villages and mountain communities can expose you to the range of various cultures of the Gurung, Magars, Manangi, Thakali individuals, and diverse inhabitant ethnic teams.
- Trip Name: Annapurna Circuit Trek Via Abc
- Trip Code: ANNAPURNA-MUKPKD
- Country: Nepal
- Type: Multi-day Tour,Live Guide Tour
- Activities: TREKKING HOLIDAY ,HIKING AND WALKING
- Experiences: Ecotourism ,Nature
- Starting Point: At Tribhuvan international airport
- Ending Point: At your hotel
What to expect ?
The trail is equally a delight for natural experiences. On the third day of our trekking, we leave our luggage in hotel at Ghorepani for Poon Hill excursion before dawn to catch the spectacular sun rise. Poon Hill is one of the best viewpoints in this trek for a sun-rise view and mountain vista. Mount Dhaulagiri, the Annapurna Range and Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) to the northern part and the Butterfly Peaks in the far western part are all visible from atop Poon Hill.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative from the airport will transfer you to the hotel.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy. In the half-day tour, you will be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal. And for the rest of the day, we will prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi (800 M/2624ft), 7- 8 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Our journey begins with a seven to eight hours drive from Kathmandu to Khudi on a serpentine road on the rural area of Nepal following Trishuli watercourse. On the manner, we will witness different terraced farms and delightful huts. Once we reach the juncture at Mugling, we have a tendency to move towards Pokhara. From Dumre, we will leave the previous path and head north to Besisahar. Further half an hour's drive from Besisahar takes us to Khudi, the preliminary spot of our trek. Khudi offers a primary glimpse of the dazzling Manaslu varies.
Overnight in Khudi.
Day 04: Trek from Khudi to Sirung (2200 M/7217ft), 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D)
After breakfast, we will start our trek by crossing a couple of suspension bridges and waterfalls across the trial. The starting of the trek is steady, but then it is then followed by vessel trails. The mountains that we have a tendency to see from Khudi appear plenty nearer before reaching Sirung village. Idyllic close-up views of Ngadi Chuli and Manaslu mountains from Sirun is a blessing.
Overnight in Sirung.
Day 05: Trek from Sirung to Jagat (1300 M/4265ft), 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will begin the ordinal day trekking that is comparatively simple. We will leave behind the terraces of the village and hit forest, ferns and solid ground before reaching Jagat. On the forest path, we will spot a range of birds. We will encounter many little villages and a couple of temples on the way. We have a tendency to cross the bridge over Sangu Khola and Marshyangdi watercourse. Overnight in Jagat.
Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Dharapani (1960 M/6430ft), 7-8 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After the breakfast, the path from Jagat descends until it reaches the watercourse so continues through the associate forest. We will further climb in sharp rock face facing the watercourse bank – Chyamje comes into picturesque along with the fantastic read of lofty Annapurna mountain ranges. Once crossing a bridge, we will climb steeply towards the slippery and difficult path to Seattle steeply-forested village of Karte. Winding on the waterfalls and cliffs, we will finally crash at Dharapani for the night.
Overnight in Dharapani
Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2710 M/8891ft), 5-6 hours (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2675m) takes concerning 5 -6 hours. As we chop through a slender field from the village, the Dudh Khola originates from the south face of Manaslu. As we continue to climb through the forests of pine and oak, we will meet up with Danaque (2210m.). The path goes flat till you reach Chame where there are many square measure government offices, outlets, and hotels.
Overnight in Chame.
Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300 M/10826), 5-6 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m.) takes concerning 5 hours. With Lamjung Himal (6893m) gleaming within the morning sun, you go off for Pisang. The mountain disappears as you descend up the vale. Then we continue through a fir and pine forest, rising to a high, rocky space as the opposite bank becomes unclimbable drop. Continuing on, we will return to an extended Mani wall by a bridge and therefore to the lower village of Pisang.
Overnight in Pisang.
Day 09: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3520 M/11548ft), 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3440m.) takes concerning 5 -6 hours. On the far side of Pisang, the path climbs a steep ridge that affords sensible views of the Manang vale and Tilicho peak (7145m.). Downward-sloping past Manang's landing strip at Hunger (3320m.), we will return to A level space from wherever the north-east face of Annapurna III rises majestically higher than us. The view of Annapurna IV (7525m.) from Sabje Khola vale is also stunning.
Overnight in Pisang.
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang (3520 M/11548ft), (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
It's the day for acclimatization at Manang and exploring in and around the city. The square measure nonmandatory day walks like passage the stream to envision the marvelous ice coming back down from the Annapurna, or rise high higher than the village for a full landscape of the Annapurna vary and therefore the Manang vale.
Overnight in Manang.
Day 11: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4110 M/13484), 3-4 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After the breakfast, the trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) that takes concerning four hours. Currently, the path ascends gently all the thanks to Yak Kharka passing through the Gunsang (3960m.) village. On the means, you'll relish beautiful views all day.
Overnight in Yak Kharka.
Day 12: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4600 M/15091ft), 3-4 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, a trek from the Thorang Phedi takes four hours. Going away Thorang Phedi, we will ascend more and more to a ridge before downward-sloping to the headquarters of the Marshyangdi. Once a brief get up the mountain path, follow a slim path across unbalanced binge rise then descend to Thorung Phedi.
Overnight in Thorong Phedi.
Day 13: Early morning start the trek from Throng Phedi all way to Muktinath (3800 M/12467ft) via Thorong-La Pass (5416 M/17769ft), 7-8 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong La (5416m.) As we pass on, the trail becomes steep straight away on departure after camp. The gradient then eases and after around 4 hours of solid climbing, we will reach the chorten and prayer flags of the pass. The trek downward to Muktinath is a knee thumping (1600m), we are rewarded with brilliant views of Dhaulagiri. Ultimately the moraines grant way to verdant slopes before a satisfying walk along the Jhong Khola Valley to Muktinath.
Overnight in Muktinath
Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2670 M/8759ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will enjoy pleasant morning's hike down the Kali Gandaki river bottom, searching for Saligrams before reaching Jomsom, the executive center for the region. The Kali Gandaki’s natural depression gets unbelievably windy within the early afternoon; therefore it is necessary to arrive before noonday. Few hours hike on a similar river underneath, the routed village of made-up streets, small outlets, horses and donkeys, a recently restored gompa and caves on top of the village takes us to Marpha. Overnight in Marpha.
Day 15: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2013 M/6604ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we tend to continue downhill the Kali Gandaki Gorge to Tukuche, an enthralling village with an oversized gompa. Following Kali Gandaki, we tend to head towards Larjung. Here, as in several of the villages during this space, slender alleyways and tunnels connect homes with closed in courtyards, providing protection against the winds reproof the depression. Then we trek through pine, juniper and cypress forests to Kalopani, enjoying fine views of Annapurna I and Fang. Ghasa, our next destination, lies associate hour on the far side Kalopani.
Overnight in Ghasa.
Day 16: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 M/3900ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Another long day, however, well definitely worth the commit trek to Tatopani is a beautiful part of the trek. Tatopani has double hot springs which are located scenically next to the bottom, well-deserved massages are offered by the hot springs, the bakeries are heaven, oranges, and lemons fall from the fruit tree, and also the monkeys play across the stream.
Overnight in Tatopani.
Day 17: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850 M/9350ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After the breakfast, we walk through some more hills, which is hotter and quite strenuous as we branch off after One hour hike from Tatopani takes us to Ghorepani.
Overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 18: Early morning hike up to Poon Hill (3210 M/10531ft) back Ghorepani (2860 M/9383ft) and trek to Tadapani (2630 M/8628ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
We will hike to PoonHill early morning for the Mountain View of Himalaya range up to 8000m. Then we will walk back to Ghorepani for breakfast and then start trekking to Tadapani for about 6-7 hrs.
Overnight in Tadapani.
Day 19: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170 M/7119ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will trek down an easy trail to Kimrung Khola for lunch and then ascend again to Chhomrong village which lies at the base of Himchuli at the elevation of 6,441m. Chhomrong offers a close view of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre.
Overnight in Chhomron.
Day 20: Trek from Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel (2929 M/9609ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will head to Kuldi Ghar for about 3 hrs and then walk down to the bank of Modi river viewing bamboo forest at the base of the gorge. Passing by the grazing land of Tomo and Panchen we will trek up to Himalayan Hotel (lodge).
Overnight in Himalayan Hotel
Day 21: Trek from Himalayan Hotel to Macchepucchre Base Camp 4130 M/13549) via Annapurna Base Camp (4130 M/13549),
After the breakfast, moving ahead we will reach Deurali and further walk on the west bank of the river. It takes 5-6hrs before we reach the open valley at the side of Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Then we continue trekking up to Annapurna base camp.
Overnight at Annapurna base camp.
Day 22: Exploring day around Annapurna Base Camp, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
This day, we shall explore the beauty of the Annapurna Base Camp. This is generally a rest day. However, the idyllic, charismatic mountain views can be seen. Excursion of one of the biggest glaciers is just another adventure.
Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp.
Day 23: Trek back from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310 M/7578ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will hike down and follow the same way to a pleasant camp spot at Bamboo.
Overnight in Bamboo.
Day 24: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Dada/Hot Spring (1780 M/5839ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D)
After breakfast, we will walk up to Chhomrong and then further way down to Himal pani / Jhinu Dada through meadows hills. We will enjoy Natural hot spring during the day.
Overnight in Jhinu Danda.
Day 25: Trek from Jhinu Dada to Pothana (1890 M/6200ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will descend to Modi river and ascend to Landrung, a beautiful Gurung community village and then have lunch at Tolkha. After an easy ascent up to Deurali we will crash at Pothana.
Overnight in Pothana.
Day 26: Trek from Pothana to Phedi (1130 M/3707ft), 3-4 hrs and drive back to Pokhara (827M/2713ft), 1 hrs,
After breakfast, we will trek an easy trail down to Phedi, a beautiful village located on the lap of Annapurna range and drive to Pokhara one hour.
Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 27: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350 M4429ft), 7-8 hrs or 25 minutes flight back to Kathmandu is also possible.
After breakfast, we will head for the Kathmandu memorizing the good memories in this trip.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 28: Departure
- Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
- Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a private vehicle
- Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (bed & breakfast basis),
- Transportation Kathmandu-Besisahar-Khudi, Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility Pokhara-Kathmandu,
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
- Annapurna Conservation Area Entry permit,
- TIMS permit (Trekker's info Management System),
- Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
- Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: breakfast, lunch & dinner,
- Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
- Experienced mountain trekking porter,
- All program per itineraries on full board as per itinerary,
- Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek.
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Café/restaurant,
- Rescue arrangements? Local and government TAX-VAT etc
- Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu & Pokhara,
- Your travel/trekking insurance,
- International fare,
- Tips for trekking employees and drivers (Tipping is expected),
- All types of alcoholic & soft drinks,
- Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.
- Nepal Entry Visa fee,
- Costs raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, unwellness that aren't beneath our management,
- Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu in- case of early arrival, late departure or early return from trip (due to any reason) out of scheduled itinerary
- Any different expenses that aren't mentioned in the "Trip Includes" section etc.
- Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (approx USD26 per person)
LOCKERS / STORAGE
Where to meet ?
Our company representative will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport, and you will commence the trek from the hotel. If you want, you can cancel the hotel pick up facility and travel by yourself.
- The departure schedule can be modified on any inevitable circumstances like weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
- We have gotten different further programs like Mt. Flight, rope jumping, Paragliding, whirlybird tour, Film shooting, hiking, radical lightweight, looking, Jungle hunting expedition, etc. we will embrace these programs in your trip upon requests.