Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most popular and a longer trekking route in Nepal. This trek takes you through the highest mountain pass, The Thorong La Pass, Tibetan-influenced monasteries, and culturally diverse localities. And, don't forget about the visit to the Muktinath pilgrimage site.
The trekking trip starts from the crowded city of Kathmandu and goes into the green hills of the Western Nepal as the trail circles the very-Annapurna Regionalong the most scenic parts of the Region. Keep hiking higher to get to the Manang Valley, one of the driest valleys of the country.
Further hike up high along the narrow and dry trails to come across the highest point of the trek, the Thorong La Pass at a height of 5416 meters. The trip ends after we drop down from the Thorong La Pass and get to the sacred land of Muktinath. The pilgrimage site is both holy to the Buddhist and Hindu devotees. While getting out of the land of liberation, you will come across the village of Jomsom where you can enjoy the sweet apples and the apple wine, 'Marpha'.
During the trek, you will come across three different regions: Annapurna, Manang, and Mustang. Enjoy the landscape views of the regions and also experience the Nepalese culture impacted by the Tibetan people.
Along the trek, you will come across more than a dozen villages equipped with their own way of living. Besides all the views of the forests, mountains, and waterfalls, you will also experience the deepest gorge of Nepal, the Kali Gandaki Gorge. This is a beautiful trek that combines a variety of culture and differing scenery of the area.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4429 ft)
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1100m/3608 ft) 8 hours
Day 03: Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft) 7 hours
Day 04: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft) 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,300m/10824ft) 5 – 6 hours
Day 06: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,500m/11,482ft) 6 – 7 hours
Day 07: Acclimatization day
Day 08: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft) 3 – 4 hours
Day 09: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi: (4420m/14501ft) 3-4 hours
Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft) via Thorong La Pass (5416m/17764ft, 7 Hrs) then drive to Jomsom (1 hour drive)
Day 11: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (25 minutes)
Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (200kms/ 5-6 hours)
Day 13: Final departure
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Welcome to the land of the Himalayas. You will be welcomed by the high snowcapped peaks. Our company representative will escort you to your hotel. You will be provided with all the detailed information about your program. If you arrive late in the evening, then there is always the other day to provide information about your tour.
After your breakfast, you will be driving to Syange. Pass through the scenic villages and the rivers along the Prithvi Highway to get to Syange. Enjoy the green hills, rivers, and every other thing you see during the drive. Also, get several opportunities to look at the high peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhapuchhre. Among such peaks, you will also have the chance to encounter the cultural diversity of the region. Overnight in a tea house in Syange.
Once you finish your yummy breakfast, you will be on the trail to make it to Dharapani. You will be crossing a bridge near Tal. Enjoy the views of waterfalls and the barley fields on the trail. Also, pass one of the biggest villages in the Manang valley, the Kodo village before you reach Dharapani, your today's destination. Overnight in a tea house in Dharapani.
Don’t forget your camera as the high peaks of Lamjung, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV will be far-off watching you in the eyes. As for today's highlight, it is the hot springs at Tatopani. So, relax and enjoy your time at Tatopani. Some while later, make way for the Chame Village. Overnight in a tea house in Chame.
Today, you will be walking through the steep trails and narrow valleys to get the views of the Paungda Danda Rock Face and its stunning surroundings. An eye-pleasing view of the Annapurna II to the south and Pisang Peak to the northeast will take your breath away. Overnight in a tea house in Pisang.
In the 6th day, you will have to walk through the Upper Pisang via Geru. This trail will provide amazing views of the Annapurna, Pisang, and other peaks. The climate will be gradually getting cold and dry till you reach Manang. You will be visiting Barge Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries in the Manang District. Overnight in a tea house in Manang.
It a day to get some rest. Familiarize with the altitude where you are and be prepared for the next day's long trek. So, today you will be just doing a short hike. You will get plenty of time to explore the Manang Valley. Overnight in a tea house in Manang.
Today you will be walking through streams and small rivers. Look at the small flat mud roofed houses in the small village of Ghunsa. Also, pass through an ancient Mani wall and the green pastures along the trail to Yak Kharka. Overnight in a tea house in Yak Kharka.
In this day of the trek, you will be crossing over several suspension bridges to reach the Thorung Phedi. The Phedi is lying at the laps of the Thorung La Pass. Get the best views of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak, and Mt. Khatungkan along the trail. Overnight in a tea house in Thorung Phedi.
Today is the day you will be crossing one of the highest passes of the region, the Thorong La pass. Head towards Muktinath, one of the most sacred temples for both Buddhists and Hindus, after crossing the pass. Then you will be driving to Jomsom to end the day. Overnight in a tea house in Jomsom.
We have an early flight today to Pokhara. Enjoy your flight as it is arguably one of the best mountain flights in Nepal. Once you reach Pokhara, you can get plenty of time to rest or walk around the Phewa Lake. Also, you can shop for memoirs if you want. Overnight in a hotel in Pokhara.
Today, you will return to the Kathmandu Valley by a tourist bus. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be guided back to your hotel. Freshen up and stroll around the Kathmandu Valley for souvenirs. Later, in the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a Nepalese Restaurant. Overnight in a hotel in Kathmandu.
Sadly, your most memorable journey comes to an end today. A Great Nepal representative will guide you to the airport some 3 hours before the flight. Have a safe journey ahead.
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