Annapurna Circuit Trekking - 15 days

Most admired Trekking in Annapurna region, absolute round of the entire Annapurna range via crossing of Thorong La Pass (5,416m)

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 5,416m/17,764ft at Thorong La Pass Transportation Private Vehicle & Flight
Grade Scenic to Adventurous Accommodation Hotel/Resort in Kathmandu & Pokhara, Tea Houses during the entire trek
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara, Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) During Trekking Best Season Spring (March, April, May) & Autumn (September, October & November)
Communication Available. also available Internet Access in some places Group Size Minimum 02 for private trip/ any size for group joining

Trip Highlights:

  • Circuit trek around Annapurna region watching immense and gigantic mountain ranges crossing the popular Thorong la pass of 5416 m.
  • A most awaited and elongated trekking trial in the world since 1977 to till now.
  • Over 8000 m high mountain ranges like Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna, Mount Manaslu within trekking days closely can be seen while walking around.
  • Mountain Biking around Annapurna round trekking is also popular in rough and jagged natural trial is obviously an extraordinary endowment to versatile trekkers.

Trip Introduction:

Located at central Nepal, Annapurna Circuit Trekking is a most awaited, admired and popular among the trekkers. With the team of Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing (p) Ltd, trekkers get chance to have close up look of 10 mountains above 8000 m like Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna, Mount manasalu, Mount Annapurna, Mount Nilgiri, Mount Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Tilicho peak, Mount fishtail.

Though, Annapurna Circuit Trekking is ongoing since 1977, popularity of round trek around gigantic ranges has not been slowed a bit. Starting from Besisahar, headquarter of Lamjung our most awaited trip of 16 days to Annapurna Round trek is inaugurated. Annapurna round trek offer trekkers a several waterfalls, subtropical forest, gigantic cliffs, friendly villages, Hospitable people, cultural variety of Hindu villages at low foothills of Tibetan culture of Manang valley and lower Mustang in gist. Chamje, Bagarchhap, pisang, Manang, Yak kharaka, Thorung phedi, Muktinath, Jomsom are rocking places passed one by one in trekking period. Total trekking distance covered is approximately 160- 230 km. Suspension bridges made of steel and wood is another fascinating factor along with motor bike riding. Though rumors about trek trial are fleeting negatively, Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking team keeps word that this tour is going to be wonderful as always.

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation:
Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes:
Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1,410m/4,626ft altitude) via Beshisahar (823m/2,699ft) (Full day drive)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m/6,100ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,713m/8,898ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,185m/10,446ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,551m/11,647ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Rest Day at Manang
Accommodation:
Tea House
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Trek to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft altitude) via Thorang La Pass (5,416m/17,764ft altitude) (7-8 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Day 14: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 15: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing’s airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the airport as per your arrival schedule. He/she welcome you and drive to hotel. Check-in hotel and take a rest or relaxation time at Hotel. Then you can have a free excursion to know the surroundings and visit our office to get brief information of Annapurna Circuit Trekking, we also conduct an introduction program with trekking leader and official team.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Early morning breakfast at hotel. Our guide will pick you up from hotel for sightseeing of World Heritage Sites. Actually there are seven World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and we arrange sightseeing spots according to your choice, you have to choose only 3/4 spots for a day since it is not possible to visit all places in a single day – at least 2/3 days requires to have sightseeing tour of all heritage sites in Kathmandu. World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu are; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashuapatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Changu Narayan Temple. In the evening we again can have pre trek discussion.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1,410m/4,626ft altitude) via Beshisahar (823m/2,699ft) (Full day drive)
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Chamje via Beshisahar. During our full day drive, we can view beautiful Trishuli River, several villages, farmlands, green high hill and Marsyangdi River along the way. We turn right from Muglin and drive towards Dumre and then head north to reach Besisahar. After Besisahar we again continue our drive to Chamje. Before the access of road of (Besisahar to Chamje), Besisahar was the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking but now the transport access to Chamje making the duration shorter.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m/6,100ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
After having breakfast at tea house, we begin the trek through corn, barley and potatoes farmlands then to bamboo and rhododendron forest before reaching at the village of Tal and Karte. Beautiful village Tal is located at the base of sand beach and flat land. Continue ahead following few ups and down to Dharapani village. If we are lucky, we can encounter with few wild animals in the trail.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,713m/8,898ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
After breakfast at teahouse then we follow ascends trail through forest to the west. We walk along with the beautiful panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna II, IV (7,525/24,688ft) and of course Lamjung Himal. We cross small hot spring water to reach Chame village.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,185m/10,446ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse. Then follow narrow path land through dense forest that leads us to curved rock face. Pass dense forest and suspension bridge for several times over small rivers. Then follow easy trail where we are surrounded by beautiful White Mountains. After some walk we find U-shaped valley Manang which looks like hanging between two snow peaks. Continue ahead following ups and down trail to Pisang village.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,551m/11,647ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse and start walk through Upper Pisang via Geru. We can explore magnificent Himalayan glacier throughout the trek and many snowcapped mountains. We also view Annapurna, Pisang Peak and serval other snow-cappedl peaks. We find unique landscapes and vegetation that makes our trip even more interesting. We visit largest monastery of Manang Barge and spend overnight at Manang.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Rest Day at Manang
Breakfast at hotel viewing beautiful and unique landscape of Manang. Today is the scheduled acclimatization day so we stay at Manang all day. As per health experts suggests keep moving and stay active to adopt with the weather today we visit Bhoja Gompa / Gangapuran Lake which makes the day enjoyable. Hike to the Vraga where we find village monastery. We pay visit at that monetary and Himalayan Rescue Association where we get depth information about mountain sickness and mountain rescue.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
After breakfast we follow ascends trail, cross stream then climb to a village Tenki which lies just above Manang. After there we follow descends trail to the Marshyangdi valley and then turn northwest up to the valley of Jarsamg Khola. Moving ahead passing small village, few pastures and juniper trees and climb down to small village Ghunsa. After that we cross Small River on the wooden bridges that lead us to the ancient old Mani wall. Some walk after Mani wall we climb again uphill to reach beautiful village of Yak Kharka.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse then start trek to the foot of the pass Thorong Phedi which is small but busy settlement provides food and shelter to trekkers and climbers. This village is said as the base camp by trekkers and climber. Some climber trek up to high camp today but it is safe to stay here to have sound sleep in lower altitude than risking sleeping in higher altitude.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Trek to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft altitude) via Thorang La Pass (5,416m/17,764ft altitude) (7-8 Hrs walk)
Early morning Breakfast at teahouse, start walking early in the morning at 4 A.M. We have to cross Thorong La pass, a highest and main attraction point during our trek in the morning, since if we become late to cross the pass, the snow will be melted by sunlight and overall weather goes worse.  We spend a short and crucial time at the pass with photographs of splendid scenery, and then the trail starts following a long descend all the way to Muktinath. Muktinath is a famous temple of Hindu and Buddhist Goddess with massive religious significant offers grand view of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Katung and other snow-capped peaks.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse then we visit famous pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists Muktinath temple, Vishnu temple and Gompa. After that we follow descends trail Jharkot. After there we follow continuous motor road all the way to Jomsom, thus it is also an option to have jeep drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. At evening explore around Jomsom Bazaar and enjoy the celebration on the occasion of complete Annapurna Circuit Trekking with AMN Trekking and Climbing Team.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities
we take a morning flight to Pokhara from Jomsom. Once we reach at the beautiful lake city Pokhara, full day feel free to have personal activities, know the surroundings, rest and relaxation, boating at Fewa Lake, etc.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 14: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Breakfast at hotel. Drive/fly to Kathmandu. Remaining time is to feel free for leisure and personal activities such as Shopping, markets explore, spa, massage, rest and relax can be an option. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner together with entire team of Adventure Mountain Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 15: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Our airport arrival and departure representative will drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport on your scheduled flight.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Cost Includes: 

  • All land transportation by private vehicle including Airport Pick up & Drop
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu & 1 Nights stay in Pokhara with BB Plan (3 star category Hotel/Resort)
  • A day guided sightseeing tour in world heritage sites of Kathmandu including private vehicle, experienced city tour guide, all entrance permits
  • Tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee
  • Jomsom to Pokhara flight
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of experienced porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary and insurance
  • General first Aid Kid
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with entire Adventure Mountain Trekking Team
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch and Dinner in city as per itinerary
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff
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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@adventuremountaintreks.com

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