Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trekking

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Overview of Annapurna Circuit Trekking Overview Annapurna Circuit Trekking Itinerary Itinerary Includes Includes Annapurna Circuit TrekkingCost and Dates Cost & Dates Annapurna Circuit Trekking Reviews Reviews
Duration Duration
16 Days
Start and End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Mar to May and Sep to Dec
Trip Grade Trip Grade
Adventurous
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Trekking
Meals Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Jeep Transportation
Jeep
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
5416m
Accommodation Accommodation
4 Nights 3* & Rest, Lodge
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Annapurna Circuit Trekking Highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trekking

  • The highest pass of the world.
  • Ethnic culture
  • Historical culture of locals
  • Amazing Annapurna Himalayan range.
  • Highest Lake of Nepal.
  • One of the lowest garage in the world.
  • An adventure trip in the Himalayan.

Overview of Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trekking is a classic trekking trail around the Annapurna conservation Region, covering all the mountain peaks and ranges of northern-central Nepal, the trekking is a life-changing experience giving the magnificent view of Mt. Annapurna range. Basically, the total distance covered is between 160-230 km, i.e. (100 to 145 miles) depending on the routes and vehicles we used where our main destination ended. However, the massif beauty of Annapurna, the trekking stretches across two different Rivers mainly Trishuli and Marshyangadi on the way. The highest point of the Annapurna circuit is Through-La Pass which is an elevation/ altitude of 5416m/17769ft) from sea level. From here, we can explore many peaks like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Tilicho, Mt. Annapurna, Climbing peaks, and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Additionally, the Annapurna circuit is renowned for the best long-distance trek in the Annapurna area. where we get more divine views, The Annapurna circuit is the off-beaten trek as well regarded as less traversed around the Annapurna region. Usually, innumerable peaks of mountains above 6000m to 8000m rise from the range of Annapurna can be seen from the Annapurna circuit trekking trails. Everyone can easily contact us for cost, Itinerary, budget and permits for 2021 and 2022 on WhatsApp +977 9851033819 and email us now.


We can get the best views during the month of March to May and September to the end of November while you are the trekking in Annapurna circuit. During the month of March to May, the weather is perfect as we can get the enjoyment of the contrary in the month of September to November; we get a chance to see the greenery of landscape, less crowded way and clear skies above you. Also, if the weather is good, we can extend our trip from march to the end of June as well as September to December. Keeping your Health safety in mind, having the taste of locally available food like boiled rice, barley, Roti’s and many kinds of other local dishes we will explore the scenic beauty of Annapurna locally available foods are the best to uplift your immunity power. Also, for your convenience, there is also the availability of various foods like Continental, American, and Chinese. All the items are nutritious and fresh which gives you the real taste of Nepalese dishes on your taste buds. For the accommodation, different Simple lodes are available, as well as camping in the lap of the Himalayas is also good to get real sunrise and sunset view In front of the eyes.


Basically, the Annapurna Circuit trekking beings on the wills of trekking groups or individuals, It gives you more pleasure and moreover by Boundless Adventure suggests travel on vehicles for certain hours and have a walk to explore the hidden beauty behind Annapurna ranges. Moreover, the trekking is for 15 days depending on the groups’ curiosity and desire to explore. The trekking permit to the Annapurna circuit is taken through the Annapurna Conservation Area, and then we start our adventurous journey, via drive up to Besisahahar depending on the size of groups. As the road is blacktopped it takes just 4 to 5 hours west drive from Kathmandu city to Besisahahar. On the way, greenery of forests, waterfalls, giant ridge, and the farmer’s carps terraces, and various people along with their lifestyles increase your inner curiosity towards the trip as it makes the journey more exciting and enticing as well. After the Through-La pass, you will descent to Muktinath; it is located at 3800 meters from sea level. We are suggested to travel miracle Muktinath temple, because, there are two different histories. One of them is Buddhist and Hindu temples are together, the other one is naturally burning flame on the stream. After exploring the Temple continue trek to Naturally, Hot spring at the Tatiana. (There are two different pool of hot spring) one is 32 degrees Celsius and the second one is 50 degrees Celsius, everyone takes a warm bath in the pools. However, enjoy the Hot spring pool and continue trek to the famous area of Poon Hill and continue towards to Nay pool. After reaching Nay pool you will drive to Pokhara city by car. Similarly, to make them more precise about Annapurna circuit trekking seasons as well as Food and Accommodation is provided below:


Best Season in Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit trekking starts from two different seasons every year

1) Beginning of March to End of May.

2) Beginning of September to End of November, in fact, you can extend even though monsoon season at (June)


Recommendation for Annapurna Circuit Trekking

The best season for trekking is mainly from September to the end of May as we can see the clear views of skies, clouds floating on the sky. The greenery of the landscape, local cultures, the community of ethnic groups, and white snow peaks will give you remarkable memories during your trekking in the Annapurna circuit.


Food and Accommodation in Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Foods always define how healthy a person is. Our trekking is in a mild area where there is no high range facility to cure. Unless prevention is always better than cure. Considering the health of every people locally available vegetarian foods made by local Sherpa’s and ethnics are recommended. Besides locals, American, Chinese, continental, and Italian foods are on our bucket list too.

A night of proper sound sleep is needed before starting any adventures in life. For your accommodation highly maintenance guesthouse, lodges and tea houses will be booked, regarding your preferences on the Annapurna Circuit Trekking.


Annapurna Circuit Trekking Map

Boundless Adventure always providing Annapurna circuit trekking maps for every client in Kathmandu even though you are trekking solo or with a group.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking Permits

Annapurna Circuit trekking is listed in the Annapurna Conservation area, It is the only one Conservation area of Nepal. The Annapurna Circuit Trekking very famous trekking destination in the world. However, Annapurna Circuit Trekking is not listed in the restricted area, you need to have normal permits (ACAP) and (TIMS) Permits. Boundless Adventure will provide you Every trekking permit before then you will arrive in Nepal.

Itinerary Annapurna Circuit Trekking Itinerary

01

Day 01: Pick up at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)

  • Car Car
    15 minutes
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

Welcome to Nepal, the airport representative of our company receives you at the international airport and transfers you to the hotel by private vehicle. You will be given a short briefing about the programs on the following days. Overnight at the hotel.

Note: If you would like to get a Nepali phone Sim Card and money exchange, you will get into the Nepal airport.

Trivhuban- airport
The airport in Kathmandu.

02

Day 02: Drive to Dharapani

  • Jeep Jeep
    6
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guesthouse
  • Location Place
    Dharapani
  • Altitude Altitude
    1970m

You will drive to Beshishahar at 7:00 AM, have lunch at the Beshishahar and catch a Jeep to Dharapani on the gravel road. Overnight at the Dharapani

Jeep to Dharapani
Jeep to Dharapani, Manang

03

Day 03: Trek to Chame

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea houses.
  • Location Place
    Chame
  • Altitude Altitude
    2720m

Your trek start from here, Have breakfast at the Hotel and start the trek through the green valley, landscape, small forest but the walking trails are following through the gravel road without vehicles. Have lunch at the upper part of Timing, you can see Annapurna and Lamjunghimal very closely while you are having lunch. It takes 3 hours slowly to the lunch place and another 1.5 hours to get into Chame. Overnight at the Chame.

Chame Village

04

Day 04: Trek to Pisang

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Pisang
  • Altitude Altitude
    3200m

Have a warm breakfast at the Chame, and continue trek to Pisang, it will take 5 hours including a short break and lunch along the way. The trekking trail is through the pine forest and Apple garden. The first part is hiking through a small hamlet and barley fields but the last part is hiking through animal greasing ground, you can have lunch at the Dhukur Pokhara and continue towards Pisang village. It is a small village with hotels. Overnights at the Hotel.

Pisang Village in Manang
Pisang Village in Manang, Annapurna

 

05

Day 05: Trek to Manang

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea house
  • Location Place
    Pissang
  • Altitude Altitude
    3400m

Have breakfast at the Hotel in Pisang and continue towards Manang via Hungdey airport, It is a beautiful village, from where you can see the Annapurna Himalayan range, and the trekking trail is also almost flat, There is a seasonable airport, doesn’t go plane every day, especially for charter flight only yet. You can see the allot mani walls, beautiful monastery, and Annapurna Himalayan along the trails often. It takes about 4 to 5 hours from Pisang to Manang. You can have lunch at the Manang as well. Overnight at the Manang.

Manang village trekking
Manang village trekking Photo

 

06

Day 06: Acclimatization in Manang

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Manang
  • Altitude Altitude
    3400m

Yes, Manang village is already 3400 Meters from Sea level, but still, you need to hike more than 2000 meters soon, it is necessary to have acclimatization at Manang because of the altitude. Just have breakfast at the Hotel and hike up to 500 Meters higher than Manang after breakfast and back to Hotel for lunch, you will have two different benefits, one, best for altitude and the other one is best views of Mt. Annapurna II, III, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Gangapurna, glaciers and Lake. You will have a free day and overnight at the Hotel.

Manang village Trek Photo
Manang village trekking

07

Day 07: Trek to Yak Kharka

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    D, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Yak kharka
  • Altitude Altitude
    4000m

Have Breakfast at the Hotel in Manang, and start to trek the Yakharka, the trail is not bad, it is moderate. But lunch and camp will be the same place. You are walking through, small bushes, some tea shops, and crossing simple suspension bridges along the way. But you will have the chance to see wild animals as well. Have Lunch at the yak Kharka, free day after lunch, overnight at the Guesthouse.

Bridge in Yak kharka
Bridge in Yakl kharka, Annapurna

08

Day 08: Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Thorung Phedi
  • Altitude Altitude
    4450m

Have Breakfast at the Guest House and continue the trek to Throng Phedi, It will take 3 hours, the trail is easy going between Yak Kharka to Throng Phedi. Cross the bridge right after the yak Kharka and continue to walk to Phedi through the small trail, you should watch up while you are walking there are animals or not because the rocks can be dropping down over your head. Have lunch at the Phedi, free day, and Overnight at the Guesthouse.
Note: If you are feeling well, you may continue the hike to hike camp after lunch, you can consult with your guide according to your situation.

Hotel of Throng Phedi
Lodge in Throng Phedi, Annapurna Circuit Trekking

09

Day 09: Thorung Phedi to Muktinath

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    7
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Muktinath
  • Altitude Altitude
    3800m

Yes, it is a big day today; you need to climb more than 1600 meters and decent another 1600 Meters. You should have a penalty of drinking water, some power bar, some cashew nut, walnut, and some other nuts.
It takes, around 3 to 4 hours to get on the top of the Trekking ( Through-La) It is 5416 meters. Have a cup of tea on the top and decent to Muktinath. You can have lunch on the other side of the Through-La and continue trek to Muktinath. You can have the chance to explore the Muktinath temple at the same time. There are miracle burning lamps on the water. Overnight at the Ranipauwa, Muktinath.

Throng L apass
Top of Throng La pass Trekking Photo

10

Day 10: Drive a bus to Tatopani

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    2
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Tatopani
  • Altitude Altitude
    1100m

Have breakfast at the Hotel and a bus driver to Tatopani. Check in to the hotel and have lunch. it will take a 3-hour bus journey from Muktinath to Tatopani. ( Natural Hot spring)

You can have a bath at a natural hot spring, there are two different natural hot spring pools both of them are 52 degrees Celsius hot. People mixed clean cold water into the pool through the plastic pipe, enjoy on hot spring full day and overnight at the Hotel.

Hot Spring Pool
Natural Hot spring Pool, Tatopani

11

Day 11: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850m)

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6
  • Food Food
    B,L,D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Ghorepani
  • Altitude Altitude
    2850m

Yes, climb up again but it is much easier than the last couple of days. Have a warm breakfast at the Hotel and trek to Ghorepani. You will have Lunch at the Shikha. It is a nice village with farmer’s traces and carps. The first part is crossing the River and climb up about 1 hour and walking through the village, but the last part is walking through the rhododendron forest. You will get into the hotel, overnight at the Guesthouse.

Annapurna Short Trek
Annapurna Short Trek

12

Day 12: Ghorepani to Pokhara.

  • Jeep Jeep
    2 Hours
  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Pokhara
  • Altitude Altitude
    840m

Yes, another viewpoint and sunrise over the Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna Himalayas range from Poon Hill, ( 3200m) Weak up before the sunrise and hike to Poon Hill with Headlamp. It is 45 minutes walk up and 20 minutes back to the Hotel in the end. After explore at the Poon Hill with sunrise over the Himalayan back to Hotel.

Have a warm breakfast and continue to gradually trek down through the Oak forest. Have lunch at Ulleri, Catcha a Jeep, and drive to Pokhara.

Pokhara Hotel
overnight in Pokhara Hotel

14

Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu.

  • Food Food
    B,L,D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel/Resort
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

Option 1

Today breakfast and lunch will be on the way to Kathmandu, We leave from Hotel at 6:15 AM to the tourist bus station. Bus leaves at 7:00 AM from Tourist Bus Park to Kathmandu. It takes 5/6 hours including a break for breakfast and Lunch. Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.

  • Option 2
  • From Pokhara to Kathmandu by car, then it will take 4/5 hours.
  • Option 3
  • Fly From Pokhara to Kathmandu also possible. it will take 20 minutes only. You need to let us know earlier.
Airport in Pokhara
Pokhara airport

Note: If you would like to go to Kathmandu by Plane, it is just 20 minutes to get into Kathmandu by plane. If you would like to take a plane,  please let us know in advance, others wish hard to get the tickets.

15

Day 15: Transfer to Airport

  • Food Food
    B
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

Have breakfast at the Hotel and transfer to the international airport by car, If you are leaving in the evening from Nepal, The Hotel’s check-out time will be 12:00 Noon.

Airport of Kathmandu
Nepal Departure airport

Includes and Excludes Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops by private car /van/bus.
  • Full board package trip with three times meal a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) and Accommodations during the trekking.
  • From Pokhara to Kathmandu flight tickets, Car, Jeep and van.
  • Three stars hotel, twin-sharing beds in  Kathmandu, and Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Government licensed, experienced English-speaking Guide. One porter for two peoples.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment for all staff.
  • Annapurna conservation Park permits and TIMS
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes.
  • Per person, one trekking map.
  • Down Jackets
  • Sleeping Bag

Cost Excludes

  • Hot and soft drinks.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara and Kathmandu.
  • Temple and monastery entrance fee and donation.
  • Rest of the expenses are not mentioned on Price Includes.

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