The Annapurna circuit trek is one of the most popular destinations for trekking enthusiast. The circuit is the world biggest pass Thorong -la (alt. 5416m) , and has been covered by the international magazine as top 50 with height thorong- la pass Alt 5416m. It’s a deep glacier-covered amphitheatre surrounded by a ring of impressive and scenic high peaks such as the Annapurna I (8091m, 26545ft), Ganagapurna (7455m, 24457ft), Annapurna II ( 7937m 26985ft.) Annapurna III (7555m, 24786ft). Also, Tilicho Peak,Alt(7134m. 24255.6ft) , Pisang peak Alt ( 6132m.), Chulu est peak including many others peaks and Thorog-Le pass Alt 5416m , have its own amusements. This circuit is also well known for different inhabitants like Magars, Gurungs, Chhetris and others. They follow both Hindu and Buddhist religion. The folks here are hard working and friendly and celebrate various festivals like Dasae, Deepawali, Lhosar, Teej, and New Years. The Buddhists here mainly reside from avobe 3000m hights in the Pisang and Manang region which date back to thousands of years and have house structures very similar to Tibet’s.
After cross the world popular long pass throng-la you will reach in others side of Annapurna Himalaya’s . Where you can see the famous Muktinath temple is always recommended to visit one in a lifetime. Every year many Hindus and Buddhist pilgrims use to visit in this temple , mainly pilgrims are use to visit here from our neighborhood country India.
Annapurna circuit trek also offer you famous mountain range called mt.Dhaulari Al (8167m)and Mt. Nilgiri north face Alt( 7110m) includes many others peaks. Lower part of mustang different landscape, inhabitation by Tibetan people and their culture, nature is very attraction in the region. And then you will continue trek back to pokhara via jomsom , marpha , one of the famous natural hot spring at tatopani where you can take a hot bath to relif your boddy after long trek . After trek back to pokhara by drive. Your trek is over here.
Our journey is maintained focusing Total Days of trip, distance, geography, and individual capable efforts. We will hike 4-8 hours per day. Each day hike is balanced with scheduled breakfast, launch, and dinner in pre destined hotel, Guest House, camp and locality.
Arrive at Kathmandu
|Altitude 1350m||At Hotel||+|
You will be received at the Tribhuvan International Airport by one of our staff member and driven off to your hotel room, where your assigned guide will brief you regarding the trek.
Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar then trek to Ngadi
|6-7 hours||Ngadi, altitude 840m||At guest house||+|
This day coupled with hot weather will basically be a warm up for what’s to come and so will be a little easy going.
TRek from Ngadi to Chamje
|5-6 hours||Altitude 1500m||At guest house||+|
After leaving Ngadi we will be ascending for over an hour up to Bahundanda and then onwards its 2 hours easy trekking to Ghermu, 1 hour ascend to Gagat, 30 minutes walking on flat terrain and finally 20 minutes ascend to Chamje. In between these walks you will witness beautiful waterfalls, even next to the place where you will be staying for the night.
Trek from Chamje to Danaykyu
|6 hours||Altitude 2300m||At guest house||+|
For the start of the day you will ascend for 2 hours to Tal and then it will be 4 hours of easy ascend to Danakyu.
Trek from Danakyu to Chame
|4-5 hours||Chame, altitude 2670m||At guest house||+|
Today is another short day trek, after breakfast you will start your day, after easy one hour gradual flat walk you will be ascending another one and half hour till Timang, Timnag is very beautiful place , from here you can see Mt. Manaslu ranges, Annapurna two and Lamjung Himla ranges, and then you will be continue trek to chame another three hours with easy gradual flat
Overnight at Tea house
Trek from Chame to Pisang
|5 hours||Pisang, altitude 3200m||At guest house||+|
Mostly you will be walking today gradual flat until Braga from other side of marsangdi river two hours, here in Braga you can see big apple farm, you can also enjoy to have some local
organic apple with hot tea, and then you will be ascending to Dukurpokharari another two and half hours then last final hour will be very short and easy walk to Pisang. Let in afternoon you can go short hike to upper pisang , in Upper pisang you will see from here monastery, 6 /7 years old Tibetan village including beautiful mountains ranges like Annapurna two Alt.7935m., Annapurna three Alt.7535m, and Tilicho Alt.7410m. Ganga purna Alt.7310m. Includes many more trekking peaks.
Then you will return back to tea house for Dinner and retire for today.
Overnight at Tea house.
Trek from Pisang to Manang
|7-8 hours||Manang, altitude 3540m||At guest house||+|
From pisang to manag here is two options trail one route go from lower part and another go from upper trail via Ghyaru from upper trail , from upper trail you will have a great view of Annapurna Himalayas ranges , so we suggest to you take a upper trail route .from upper trail initially you will trek through a 2 hours steep ascend to Ghyaru and then climb up for another 1 ½ hours to reach Ngawal. Once we reach Ngawal you can see a magnificent
Its long day walk but you will be enjoying more than from lower trail.
Overnight at tea house .
Acclimatizing in Manang
|At guest house||+|
In order to prepare for crossing Thorung La, Day 8 will be fully dedicated to acclimatization, which will allow us to adjust to the higher altitude. Today After breakfast before lunch you will do 3 to 4 hours short climb up to chhonger view point to bask in the panoramic view of Annapurna range and to adjust to higher altitude. After lunch you will have a free time to explore around manag villages
Overnight at tea house
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka
|4 hours||Yak Kharka, altitude 4018||At guest house||+|
The first few hours will consist of difficult ascends, which will gradually ease up as the day progresses till gunsh tea shop then rest 2 hours you will trek easy gradual ascend to yak kharkha . after lunch there will also be another side trip later in the afternoon for acclimatization
Overnight at tea house .
Trek from Yak Kharka to Throung Phedi
|4 hours||Thorung Phedi, altitude 4500m||At guest house||+|
Seems very short walk today but you are already in high altitude point so that you can’t make your sped like previous walk like in downhill, so you will go very slowly . The first 2 hours you present you with easy ascends which will then take a turn for another ½ hour of steep climb followed by another hour of effortless trek. Yet another side trip to a high camp will take place later in the afternoon solely for acclimatization purpose
Overnight at tea house .
Trek over Thorung la pass to Muktinath
|9-10 hours||Thorung la pass, altitude 5416m and Muktinath, altitude 3760m||At guest house||+|
Today is highlights day of the trip, Thorong –la pass is known as a world longest and beautiful Himalaya cross pass . Also this is an important day which will require us to make a very early start. The first 4-5 hours we will ascend steep slopes to reach a resting spot at top of thorong la pass top where we can also enjoy scenic views and get immense photo opportunity before descending down a steep slope for another 4-5 hours to muktinath. This part is totally different landscape then Annapurna region, from muktinath you could also see part of the upper mustang trek trail it looks more dry landscape . From here still you can see above eight thousand meter mountain like mt.Dhaulagiri (8178m.) mt.Nilgiri (7980m.) Dhampush peak , Tukuche peak many more…
Overnight at tea house .
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom
|5 hours||Altitude 2700m||At guest house||+|
This day will comprise of steep descend for 3 hours and then flat walking for 3 hours before reaching jomsom, which is characterized by windy conditions. Known as the ‘kingdom of apples’ here you will be able to savour various varieties of local apples and beautiful monastery and jomsom village. Overnight at tea house.
Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
|35 minutes||At hotel||+|
After breakfast early morning you will fly back to pokhara . your trek is end here.
Overnight at Hotel