Tour Details

  • 12 Days(s)

  • Excellent Experience Guide

  • English

  • 5416m

overview

Annapurna Circuit Trek is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural surrounding of the spectacular mountains, magnificent landscapes and lush green valley in and around the Annapurna region.

The trekking journey starts with a walk alongside the Marsyangdi river near the beautiful glacier in the Manang valley located along the majestic peaks towards the Annapurna North. Annapurna Circuit trek package is loved by many travelers as the Annapurna region is considered one of the best travel destinations with its distinct trails with amazing mountain panorama on the backdrop.

In this trekking journey, you will be astonished by the amazing panorama of the snow-clad mountain peaks which embellish the natural scenery of the trekking path. Across the trail, you will witness alpine hills, paddy farms, lush green woodlands of coniferous trees and so on. You will enjoy visiting rich in Buddhist culture and the traditional lifestyle of the folks in the villages along with the chance to interact with the warm and hospitable people. You will absolutely love the diverse terrain, vegetations, wildlife, along with eye-catching mountains.

Tour Highlights

  • The majestic panorama of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Pisang peak, Mount Manaslu, Mt. Buddha and so on
  • Cross the elating Thorong La pass (5416 meters)
  • Explore the Gumba, Mane, Monastery and beautiful Prayer flags
  • Witness the local culture and spectacular Himalaya Landscape

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Itinerary

  • 6/7 hours
  • Guest House

In the morning, we will head to the Mid-West alongside the Trishuli river which will take us a few hours and then we reach Besisahar, the headquarter of the district, Lamjung. We drive for some time alongside the Marsyangdi river and then walk up to Nagdi where we stay overnight.

  • 5 hours
  • Guest House

We start our trekking journey on this day as we walk to Bahun Danda, a beautiful village at the hilltop and then second to Marshyangdi river from where we walk easily till Syange village. We walk for some time to reach our overnight stop which is Jagat, a wonderful farm with several lodges and views of pristine waterfalls.

  • 4/5 Hours
  • Guest House

From Jagat, we first move to Chamje and head to Marshyangdi river. Then, we walk through the forest area with the panoramic views of Manaslu and Annapurna range as we advance to the village, Tal Besi situated on the beautiful valley. We move to Dharapani village which is our overnight stay. Dharapani is a village rich in Buddhist culture, located at the meeting point of Manaslu Trekking route and Annapurna circuit.

  • 5/6 hours
  • Guest House

Our morning walk starts with a walk along the pleasant rhododendron and pine jungle as we walk past the Danque and Bagachap villages. We ascend for a while to reach Timang village; from Timang we move to a Buddhist area with views of the majestic Mount Manaslu which leads us to Chame where we stay overnight. Chame is the headquarter of the district named Manang.

  • 5/6 hours
  • Guest House

On this day, our walk takes us closer to the mountains as we walk past the amazing rhododendron and pine forest alongside the Marsyangdi river near the Bhratang village.

  • 5/6 hours
  • Guest House

We walk through a lush green forest to reach the hilltop to see the spectacular views of Annapurna II and III along with the Pisang Peak and Gangapurna Chulu. We walk till Hongde village from where we start seeing arid terrains.

We visit the age-old Braga monastery with relics of Buddhism, historical wall painting, and frescos; we will also see the majestic Annapurna Himalaya. Manang village is an hour away from here. There are Tibetan style houses here.

  • 5/6 Hours
  • Guest House

We will stay at Manang on this day as we have reached higher altitude and need some time to acclimatize. Before we set out on your journey for Thorang La on the following day, we go on a short hike to explore Manang’s surrounding underneath the Gangapurna and Annapurna peaks.

We can go for a short hike to see the Gangapurna Glacier and the beautiful glacier lake of Manang or we can hike till Ice lake, a frozen pond situated above the Manang valley.

  • 4/5 Hours
  • Guest House

After spending a good time in Manang, we reach Ledar as we walk past Yak Kharka. We can relish this high altitude walk which has to offer the panorama of snowy peaks as we move across tiny rivers to reach Yak Kharka which is a tiny settlement with amazing views of Chulu Peaks, Gangapurna and Annapurna III. We walk for some time to reach Ledar our overnight destination.

  • 3/4 hours
  • Guest House

After having a wonderful time staying at Ledar, we walk in the morning to resume our journey. We walk on a wide path as we descend first to a river and then move along a path with the chances of spotting the mountain antelopes, Himalayan Thar, and even snow leopard. As we move ahead, we will see a number of guesthouses and lodges as we get closer to Thorang Phedi which translates to the base of a hill or hill bottom in Nepali. We rest for some time and then ascend to reach the Thorang High Camp where we eat lunch and then stop for overnight.

  • 6/7 Hours
  • None

We walk early in the morning for the adventure of the day after having a hearty breakfast. W climb up to reach Thorang La at a height of 5416 meters. We will get to beautiful Buddhist prayer flags of different colors.

We can savor the amazing views of the gigantic snow clad mountains and the diverse terrain. From here, we will descend to Muktinath, a place revered by both Buddhist and Hindu. Muktinath literally translates to “the place for liberation or Nirvana”

  • None

After our time in Muktinath, we resume our journey and first reach Kaligandaki’s river valley where we follow the river, Kaligandaki to get to Jomsom which is the headquarter of Mustang.

We will have leisure time to visit the alleys of Jomsom along with the lodges and shops; this place is home to Thakali folks who used to trade on the old Himalayan Caravan trail of Tibet and Nepal.

  • 1 Hours
  • None

We depart from the lodge early in the morning with a short, fun walk till the Jomsom airport. We fly towards Pokhara from Jomsom early in the morning to avoid adverse weather conditions and to enjoy the Annapurna Himalayan range and Dhaulagiri range all the way up to the city of lakes, Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

What’s included/excluded

Cost Includes

  • Land transportation via bus
  • Pickup and drop off facility via taxi
  • All the three main meals throughout the trek
  • Accommodation facility while trekking
  • Licensed guide with experience (Inclusive of insurance, food, equipment, and salary)
  • Important permits for mountain

Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses for alcoholic beverages, cold drinks, hot shower, mineral water, Wi-Fi, batteries, and so on
  • Important equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to waiters, porters, and guides

cancellation

Cancellation  5 days Before Departure  7.5% only.

Good to know

Medical Insurance

All the trekkers are required to have their travel insurance for security while traveling. Your insurance covers the expense for medical expense and for emergency situations. Our trekking packages do not encompass insurance for guests.

Nepal Visa

You can acquire a visa at the airport upon arrival in Nepal.

Equipment

You will need proper equipment; sleeping bag, down jacket, warm socks, hiking boots, hat, gloves, thermal wear, sun cream, trekking bag and so on the trek.

Medical And First Aid Box

You are required to bring your important medicines such as Diamox and tablets for water purification.

Drinks And Personal Expenses

Remember that you will have to pay for your personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, cold drinks, toiletries, batteries, hot showers and so on.

Tips

Tipping to guide, waiters, drivers or any other staff should be done on your own.

Food And Hotel In Kathmandu

You will have to organize your accommodation facility and food since meals and lodging shall be provided only while trekking.