Trip Duration: 14 / 21 Days
Trek Duration: 13 / 19 Days
Trek Grade: Easy / Moderate
Trek Type: Teahouse / Camping
Activity: Trekking, City Tour
Per day walking: 5 to 7 hours
Max. Altitude: Thorong la pass ( 5416m)
Transportation: Car / Van / Plane
Group Size: 01 – 14 pax
Accommodation: Tourist class guest houses to 5 star hotel in Kathmandu (depends on clients choice), Guest Houses / lodges in the mountain
Best Time to Travel: Feb, March, April, May, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Annapurna Round Trek of Annapurna region has been popular day by day around the globe despite unpleasant road format. Its popularity seems just for this region covers multiple sceneries like that of rivers, flora, and fauna and the pristine mountains, while you take a round trek, you will have an opportunity to see the almost complete Annapurna region. Annapurna Circuit trek, wonderful region mainly covers the areas like Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi. These places have the rich landscape, influence of Buddhism including Tibetan. Mustang, among others has unique geographical features and it’s the only district in the country having its own monarch, and also has the existence of the ancient Bonpo religion. Along with cultural significance, Annapurna Circuit trekking route has some of the wonderful mountains like Manaslu, Langtang Himal, Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri etc. The world deepest gorge too lie here itself and the incredible sunrise view of PoonHill with the Fishtail and south Annapurna are other unbelievable, aspects of Annapurna Circuit trek.
Annapurna Circuit trek is always better to prepare in between October and November, however September and December too are not so bad. Similarly, taking guide and porter through agency itself will be the very good choice, as their instructions are better for your safety. Similarly, all the required items may not be available, that’s it’ll be better.
Normally you can begin Annapurna Circuit trek from Besisahar, where you can continue passing through places like “Khudi, Bhulbhule, Ngadi (the nice place to view mountain), Bahundanda, Ghermu (suitable to spend night), Jagat, Chamche, Dhukur Pokhari, Manang,Thorong Phedi, Muktinath, Kagben, Jomsom, Tukuche and from there to Birethanti through the ways of Ghorepani itself. In committing Annapurna Circuit trial, one can really experience the fantastic places, which are rare in the whole world.
Along with the Annapurna Circuit Trek, one has other options like that of Annapurna Base Camp, Ghorepani-PoonHill trek, Jomsom Muktinath trek etc.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport international airport then transfer to the hotel .
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and trek preparation for Annapurna circuit.
Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (830meters) by bus. 7 hrs.
Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda (1310 meters) 5 hrs.
Day 05: Bahundanda to Chamje (1400meters). 5 hrs.
Day 06: Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160meters). 5 hrs.
Day 07: Bagarchhap to Chame (2630meters). 5 hrs.
Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3300 meters) 5 hrs.
Day 09: Pisang to Manang (3540 meters). 5 hrs.
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang .
Day 11: Manang to Yak Kharka (4000 meters) 5 hrs.
Day 12: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4450 meters) 5 hrs.
Day 13: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800 meters) via Thorung La pass (5416 meters) 8 hrs.
Day 14: Muktinath to Marpha (2670 meters) via Jomsom (2710 meters). 6 hrs. If you do not like longer trek you can fly Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 15: Marpha to Ghasa (2010 meters) 6 hrs.
Day 16: Ghasa to Tatopani (1190 meters). 5 hrs.
Day 17: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2810 meters) 7 hrs.
Day 18: Early in the morning hiking up to Poon Hill (3210meters) and trek to hille (1570meters) 5 hrs.
Day 19: Trek down to Nayapul (1010 meters) and an hour drive to Pokhara.
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345meters).
Day 21: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.