Annapurna circuit trekking
Annapurna circuit trekking is one of the highest pass 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, Annapurna circuit trekking 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. The route is belong to world’s best trekking.
Fixed operation date with group join basis/Private basic from: Jan 2015 to Dec 2015.
Every Sunday of the month of March to May.01,05,10,15,20 and 25 May.
01 and 15 Jun.
05,15, and 25 Sep,
Every day in Oct & Nov.
01,10,20, and 30 Dec.
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 guide 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, we will have to take an upper trekking route via lovely villages of Ghyaru 3670m and Ngawal 3690m (for 7 hours) continues towards Manang viewing the Yak grazing land along with the scalar chain of Annapurna range, Annapurna II, III,IV, Gangapurna,Tilicho peak, pisang peak,and Lumjung Himal. We could have enjoy lunch at ancient lovely village named Ngawal 3690m.Following the main trail, crossing some villages, we are ultimately at Manang at the altitude of 3540m.
Day 09:Rest or acclimazation day at Manang.
Today is about acclimatization/rest.So hiking is not propose to get tired.Even we suggest to go above 300 m above. Everyone spends an extra day in Manang and tries to get up high during a short morning hike before an afternoon siesta. They take their altitude seriously here, even having afternoon briefings on AMS, HACE, HAPE and so on. Visit Chongkor Gompa and known as 100 lama! or walk around Gangapurna lake is fabulous day.
Day 10: 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 4200m. Or at Ledar 4330m.
Day 11: 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 4410m. Today, we have walked around 4 to5 hours. If all we are fine with time, we could have ascend 1:30 hrs for high camp 4800 m, which offers better views and advance to easy next day to cross throng-La 5416 m.
Day 12: 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 13: Muktinath to Marpha.
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 4 hours. We can see beautiful hills in our side screen. We could 1.30hrs descend to Marpha Village 2600m.
Day 14: Marpha to Ghasa
6 hours treks follow down on the bank of the Kaligandaki River. The beautiful apple peach garden and rich of harvesting land is super. Mt Annapurna ‘I’ 8091m, Mt Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Nilgiri east-west can seen along the way. 6hrs walk.
Day 15: Ghasa to Tatopani.
Tatopani means “hot water”. So the place offers natural hot spring at Tatopani village 1100m.Where can reach 2.30 hrs walk down from Ghasa. We will have be on world’s deepest gorge between Annapurna I and Mt Dhaulagiri in 36 km surface.
Day 16: Tatopani to Ghorepani.
8hrs climb to Ghorepani via big village with harvesting land and nature great views of Himalayas.
Day 17: Ghorepani to Poon hill to Hile.
After the best sunrise views from Poon hill 3210m. This is one of the best and busy view point of Nepal.we can enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountains rna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6998m), Nilgiri (7041m), Annapurna II (7939m), Annapurna III(7555m), Annapurna Iv and many more beautiful eye catching beauty of the nature. Get back to hotel at Ghorepani for breakfast than move trek down to Hile for 5 hrs.1400m.
Day 18: Hile to Pokhara.
2 hours trek to Nayapul and 1.30 hrs drives to get Pokhara. Tour and shopping. Over night at Pokhara.
Day 19: Pokhara to Kathmandu.
By Flight,35 minutes. And 6hrs drive by tourist standard bus. 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 20: 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.
⇒ All Airport pick up and drop.
⇒ 2 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
⇒ 1night your standard hotel in Pokhara.
⇒ 17days in standard lodges/ tea-houses in mountain during the trek.
⇒ All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
⇒ Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu.
⇒ An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
⇒ Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
⇒ All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
⇒ A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
⇒ All government and local taxes
⇒ Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
⇒ International airfare to and from Kathmandu
⇒ Meal city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
⇒ Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
⇒ Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
⇒ Travel and rescue insurance.
⇒ Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
⇒ Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
Note: The cost will be valued by: Your standard of hotels, service, group size and other extra activities. Please kindly let us know.
world class trek in Nepal. Trans Himalayan zone, beautiful pass. Rich of nature with 3 major peaks [Mt Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Annapurna I 8091m, Mt Manaslu 8163m] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with them unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.
Safety – Health- facility:
Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledge able workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also the area has heath post on every 2 days, and main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on ruff road, carry by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg.
Your Personal Travel Insurance:
We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country.
It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.
Tea house Local lodge during the Trek:
All accommodations for Annapurna circuit Trek offers twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. And very some of place has limits of Attach bath room as your own payment.
All the lodging and meal cost has controlled by management community at in area.
Meals and Water:
During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.) are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, variety of breads, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also the boiled water, or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.
What to bring with you:
Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof waking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.
The Annapurna region is stunningly beautiful, but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are consideration a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live at the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.
Sep to Dec and Feb to Apr is best.
Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara: Let us advice as per your choice.
5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and others 4,3, 2,1 stars hotels:
5 stars hotel in Pokhara: Phulbari resort. And others standard hotels: Fishtail lodge, Meera
Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying person in a group.[tax, flight and monuments fee is not free]
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