Annapurna trekking is one of the highest trekking routes of all around the world situating at the Annapurna region. This trekking route offers a glorious view of Himalayas including Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6998m) Himalchuli (6441m) and many other dazzling beautiful mountains. The trekking to high point through the Thorung la pass at the altitude of 5414m.this circuit trek follows Marsyangdi River up to Manang valley. Due to the presence of beautiful ranges of mountains, the Annapurna circuit trek has been proved as a highly praised and spectacular trekking route in the Annapurna region since 1977 when it was opened for foreign people. The trek starts from Kathmandu with a drive over to Besisahar. Following the Marsyangdi River, the route goes from Besisahar to Syange, Chamje, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang and through the beautiful trekking route.
The trekking route is also called world classic trekking as well. Generally, we consider the autumn and spring season as the best season to trek to this region but as per the wish of trekkers A Nepal Trek will arrange the provision of trekking throughput the year. We can have a close view over to the lifestyle and culture of Gurung, Thakalis and Magar community while trekking through this region. We need to acclimatize ourselves during the whole trek. We need to take rest at different point. The arrangement of hotel and lodges will be done by A Nepal Trek.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
After getting in the plane from the domestic plane, we will be landed at TIA. We can get many banner of welcome to Nepal there where everyone will be busy receiving the visitors. A representative of A Nepal Trek will warmly receive us and will guided towards the hotel room. The night will be enchanting at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive to Besisahar
After enjoying the delicious breakfast at Kathmandu, we will drive to Besisahar. The driving road goes for about 6 to 7 hours long. We can see the beautiful scenario of natural beauty along with the roadside houses during the drive. The night will be at Besisahar enjoying at the lodges.
Day 03: Besisahar to Bahundanda
After having the breakfast at Bahundanda, we will trek further towards Bahundanda. The trail will offer us stunning view of great mountain ranges like Annapurna, Khudi, Ngadi peak and many more. We will have our lunch on the way. Continuing our journey through the main trail will lead us to Bahundanda after a walk of 5 to 6 hours.
Day 04: Bahundanda to Jagat
From Bahundanda, we will continue our journey following the cultivated area along with some beautiful waterfalls. We will have our lunch at Syange. We shouldn’t stop at Syange viewing the beautiful surrounding as we must have to reach at Jagat the same day. We should trek for about 5 to 6 hours from Bahundanda to Jagat. We will stay the night at Jagat.
Day 05: Jagat to Dharapani
Today, we will start our journey in a bit hurry as we need to move for more walking hours. Thus, we resume our journey following the ever flowing river Marsyangdi to the beautiful valley called Taal. With every step, we are getting closer to Manang district through the pine forest and the cultivated fields. We will be finally at Dharapani at 1960m with a trek for about 7 hours. We will rest the night at Dharapani.
Day 06: Dharapani to Chame
From Dharapani, we continue our trek ascending through the forest of fir and maple. The trail will offers its visitors with the glittering view of White Mountains like Manaslu, Lamjung and Annapurna II. After trekking for 5 hours, we will ultimately reach at Chame at the altitude of 2630m. We will stay the night at Chame.
Day 07: Chame to Pisang
From Chame, we will trek for about 6 hours to reach at Pisang. The trekking route is extremely beautiful here. After reaching at Pisang, we can visit the monasteries of that place. We will spend the night at Pisang at the altitude of 3200m above sea level at the nearest lodges.
Day 08: Pisang to Manang
From Pisang, our trekking route (for 6 hours) continues towards Manang viewing the Yak grazing land along with the scalar chain of Annapurna i.e. Annapurna II, III,IV. After walking for several hours will be enough for us to reach at Jharlang River. Following the main trail, crossing several villages, we are ultimately at Manang at the altitude of 3540m.
Day 09: Manang to Ledar
Some of the fellow trekkers get attracted by the absolute beauty of Manang valley, so they used to spend a day at Manang to acclimatize them. But as Himalayan view trekking suggests, we will continue our way towards the Ledar from Manang. The way goes through the Thorung la pass to yak Kharka. We may stay the night at tented camp at yak Kharka or at Ledar.
Day 10: Ledar to Thorung Phedi
From Ledar or Yak Kharka, we will continue our journey towards the Thorung Phedi along the bank of Jarsang River. We should continue our way until we reach at Thorung Phedi where we will stay the night. The Thorung Phedi is at the altitude of 4420m. Today, we have walked around 4 to5 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Muktinath
After enjoying the breakfast at Thorung Phedi, we walk towards the holy land to Muktinath. We can get an opportunity of viewing Gangapurna, Annapurna and other several peaks. After the several ups and downs, we can reach at Muktinath. We will take rest at Muktinath at 3800m. The trekking route is 8 hours long.
Day 12: Muktinath to Jomsom
Early morning, we will wake up earlier than sun to worship lord Vishnu at Muktinath. Then we will have the breakfast and will proceed forward to Jomsom the same day. The trail goes down to Jomsom for about 5 to 6 hours. We can see beautiful hills in our side screen. Overnight will be enchanting at Jomsom. Jomsom is at the height of 2600m.
Day 13: Jomsom to Kathmandu
From Jomsom we can catch the flight from the nearest airport to fly over to Kathmandu. We will be at Kathmandu within a short interval of time. We can enjoy the scenic beauty while making our journey back to Kathmandu. We will enjoy the evening at Kathmandu visiting the local market. We will clear the night at one of the best hotel arranged by A Nepal Trek.
Day 14: Farewell Program
After having the refreshing breakfast at Kathmandu, we need to pack our luggage for our return journey to our home. We may enjoy the farewell program organized by A Nepal Trek at airport. We may take something for the memories of our Nepal visit.