Highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trek
- Move down into the Kali Gandaki one of the deepest gorges in the world.
- Make it 5,400 m over the highest point of the trek The Thorung La
- Side trip to Tilicho, a high-altitude lake at 4,919 m
- Depart off into the remote valleys of Nar & Phu
- One of the challenging trails with diverse rivers crosses over the suspension bridge.
- Spectacular and majestic view of the Himalayas.
Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world. With lush green valleys and fascinating villages, it offers an impressive snow-capped view of the white Himalayas. Starting from less than 1,000 meters, it certainly gives a chance to explore the Himalayas from bottom to top and from different angles and perspectives.
This three-week trek starts right from Syange. Further, go along the Marshyangdi River, with great views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli.
The Annapurna (8,091metres) and Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters), which falls below Kali Gandaki River, composing the world’s deepest gorge on both sides of the massif Annapurna mountain range, offer a lifelong experience. The trail is moderate to fairly challenging and makes various river crossings over the suspension bridge.
The mountain scenery, observed at close quarters includes the Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Manaslu, Machapuchhre, Gangpurna, Dhaulagiri, Tolicho-Peak, and Pisang-Peak. Numerous other Peaks ranging from 6000 to 8000m in elevation surge from the Annapurna range.
Duration and Best time
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is basically 21 days from arrival to departure. It is suitable from October to early December in the fall and in March and April in the spring season. A complete striking journey beneath the world’s 7th and 10th highest mountains.
Things To Expect During The Annapurna Circuit Trek
The Annapurna circuit trek leads to the fine beautiful village, colonized by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups. Moreover, offering a spectacular and majestic view of the Himalayas.
Furthermore, continuing to the north of the main Himalayan range to the high and dry Tibetan Plateau, the scenery is equally breathtaking! The highest point of the Annapurna Circuit is the Thorong La Pass at top of (5,416 Metres). However, the circuit is usually walked in a counter-clockwise direction due to the difficulties of crossing the pass.
Likewise, The Annapurna Circuit Trek showers you with a deep range of natural gratification that Nepal has to offer. Right after immersing in the rhododendron forests and vigorous mountain villages. You get to explore the beauty that lies in the towering pinnacles of the Annapurna panorama.
Moreover encounter the temples, monasteries, and some captivating landscapes that would cater to your hunger and lust for natural and cultural fantasies. Similarly, the acquaintance with the rural lifestyle and unique tradition of ethnic group people will inspire you to live with joy!
So just grab the opportunity to witness all these magnificent sceneries of nature. We the Solaban Treks Team are dedicated to giving you the best services during your entire stay in Nepal!
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 3: Drive to Besishahar (800 m)
Day 4: Drive to Dharapani (1860m), about 4 hours
Day 5: Trek to Chame (2660m), about 5 to 6 hours
Day 6: Trek to Upper Pisang (3300), about 5 hours
Day 7: Trek to Bhraka( 3400m), about 6 hours visit 500 years old Bhraka Gompa
Day 8: Acclimatization day and explore Manang
Day 9: Trek to Yak Kharka(4018m), about 6 to 7 hours
Day 10: Trek to Thorang Phedi (4450m), about 6 hours
Day 11: Trek to Muktinath (3802m), about 8 to 9 hours via Throng la pass (5416m)
Day 12: Trek to Jomsom(2720) via Lupra village, about 7 to 8 hours
Day 13: Drive to Tatopani(1190m), for about 5 to 6 hours, and enjoy bathing in a hot spring
Day 14: Trek to Ghorepani (2860m), about 7 to 8 hours
Day 15: Sunrise view at Poonhill & trek to Ghandruk(1830)about 9 hours
Day 16: Trek to Birethanti & drive to Pokhara, the end of the Annapurna Circuit trek
Day 17: Day to explore Pokhara /Hotel
Day 18: Fly Kathmandu/ last shopping/Hotel
Day 19: Drive to Airport for Return flight
- ELEVATION CHART OF ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK
- ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK ROUTE MAP
Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with an expert tour guide and private vehicle
Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid & altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
TIMS Trekking Permit (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Annapurna Trek Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu transport by tourist bus. (if you want to take a flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
All necessary paper works, office Service charge, and all Government Taxes
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot shower
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
Personal trekking gears
Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section.