Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Key Information

  • Price:US$ 1419
  • Duration:17 Days
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Grade:Moderate to Strenuous

Destination: Nepal

Max. Altitude: 5416m (Thorung La pass)

Trekking Distance: approx. 260 km

Itinerary: Fixed or customized (group, single, family and senior packages available)

Group size: Min 2 person

Group size: Max 15 people.

Departures: year round, please contact us

Splendid breathtaking place: Relaxing with different cost and traditional culture, mountain

During Trek: Local Guide

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The Annapurna Himal has long been the most popular region amongst trekkers, and for good reason. The mountain views are flawless, the variety of scenery is hard to match and the villages and monasteries you pass offer an exotic slice of Nepali, Tibetan and Trans-Himalayan culture. In addition, the Annapurna circuit has long been considered one of the world’s greatest treks. Like all great journeys, the trek reveals itself gradually, climbing through subtropical scenery to a Tibetan-influenced valley and then over the high Thorung La (pass) to the Kali Gandaki Valley, a desert-like Trans-Himalayan region that was once a vital trade corridor to Tibet. We then head back down the great Kali Gandaki Valley, said to be one of the deepest gorges on earth with Annapurna and Dhaulagiri towering some 7,000 meters above before returning to Pokhara where we complete our exhilarating trek.

The Annapurna Himal has long been the most popular region amongst trekkers, and for good reason. The mountain views are flawless, the variety of scenery is hard to match and the villages and monasteries you pass offer an exotic slice of Nepali, Tibetan, and Trans-Himalayan culture. In addition, the Annapurna circuit trek has long been considered one of the world’s greatest treks. Like all great journeys, the trek reveals itself gradually, climbing through subtropical scenery to a Tibetan-influenced valley and then over the high Thorung La (pass) to the Kali Gandaki Valley, a desert-like Trans-Himalayan region that was once a vital trade corridor to Tibet. We then head back down the great Kali Gandaki Valley, said to be one of the deepest gorges on earth with trekking in Annapurna circuit itinerary and Dhaulagiri towering some 7,000 meters above before returning to Pokhara where we complete our exhilarating trek.

We outline the entire circuit in the following itinerary. However, it is possible to break the journey in Jomsom, where it is possible to either take a bus/jeep of fly back to Pokhara. If you decide to keep walking, however, between Jomsom and Naya Pul it is possible to jump on a jeep/bus at any time. If you have not had enough after the 3 weeks of trekking we can easily add on a trek to Annapurna base camp, different itinerary Annapurna Circuit at different cost as well.  

This wonderful trip and especially the upper part can be done at any time of the year as it is in rain-shadow of the Himalayas.

We make sure that the trek suits both your schedule and desires.

All our trekking guide and porters are experienced, licensed and covered by insurance.

Come and join us for a life changing experience – with Himalayan Unforgettable Adventures!

Day to day outline itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrive at Tribubhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu,
  • Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing Day
  • Day 03:Kathmandu - Chamje 1430 m) 8 hours
  • Day 04:Chamje - Bagarchhap 2140 m) 6 hours
  • Day 05:Bagarchhap - Chame 2650 m) 6 hours
  • Day 06:Chame - Upper Pisang 3190m) 6 hours
  • Day 07: Exploring in Pisang
  • Day 08: Pisang - Manang 3520 m) 6 hours
  • Day 09:Manang - Acclimatization day 3520m)
  • Day 10:Manang - Yak Kharka 4010 m 6 hours

  • Day 11:Yak Kharka - Thorong Phedi 4400 m) 6 hours

  • Day 12:Thorung Phedi, Thorung La to Muktinath (3710m) - 9 hours.

  • Day 13:Muktinath Jomsom (2810m) 6 hours.

  • Day 14:Fly back to Pokhara 35 minutes scenic flight

  • Day 15:Rest day in pokhara

  • Day 16:we drive back to Kathmandu.(1300m) 6 hours

  • Day 17:Final departure

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel/land transfers by private or public vehicle unless otherwise requested
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek with all meals included.
  • Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Swyambu, Boudhanath, Paten, and Bhaktapur including a tour guide and entrance fees.
  • Experienced trekking guide leader, assistant guide and Porter( 2 peoples - one porter basis; max load 25 kg per porter their including their salaries, insurance, equipment, transport food, and accommodation.
  • All necessary permits ( Annapurna national park entrance fee, TIMS).Trekkers Information Management System) Cards
  • Privet vehicle from Kathmandu to Chamje, From Jomsom to Pokhara by flight, from Pokhara to ktm by Tourist Buse 
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes wherever applicable

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee ($30 and two passport photographs are required).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch in Kathmandu, unless requested for
  • Extra accommodation nights other than stated in the itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, chocolate, beverages, showers etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters



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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive at Tribubhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Welcome you to Nepal and transfer to the hotel, welcome dinner in the evening.Overnight at hotel. B.B

Day 02Kathmandu Sightseeing DayAfter breakfast in the morning we go for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We are going to do the TOUR today which includes: Swoyambhunath - The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, a beautiful abode for lots of monkeys thus also known as Monkey Temple, is also a perfect vantage point to see Kathmandu valley. Pashupatinath- A holy pilgrimage for Hindus and Hindu Crematorium, watch as the Hindu dead bodies are cremated in the most unique way in the world; we come across men with ash rubbed body, matted locks and dreaded look which is typical look of a Hindu Holy Men known as Sadhus. Boudhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple in the world; a site for Tibetan Buddhism where we can visit monasteries, watch the Holy Monks busy in their chanting ritual going around the temple. Patan Durbar Square- A Medieval Royal Palace area which is also known as the city of fine arts, we can see the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century and also the amazing Nepali Architecture. Stay in hotel.

Day 03Kathmandu - Chamje 1430 m) 8 hours Drive from Kathmandu around 8 hours by bus towards Besi Shahar - 8 30 meters / 2723feet, a beautiful town in the mid hills of Nepal and is the gate way to Annapurna Circuit Trekking. (and that's being a bit generous to it - we averaged around 8 kms per hour by jeep). Once you reach Chamje, check into a tea house and relax in Chamje. By a local Jeep and stay over night at teahouse. Approximate Distance - 265 km Approximate Travel Duration - 8 Hrs

Day 04Chamje - Bagarchhap 2140 m) 6 hoursWe are another nice walking day today takes you to Bagarchhap to stop for the overnight stay. During the six hours on nice walk, you can see and experience the mountain climate and culture. The more further you walk, the higher you are heading and slow pace will help you to acclimatize. Check into a tea house at Bagarchhap and relax. Approximate Distance - 12 km Approximate Trekking Duration - 6 Hours. Stay over night in Bagarchhap.

Day 05Bagarchhap - Chame 2650 m) 6 hoursYou are heading towards Chame, the headquarters of Manang the district beyond the Himalayas, as it is famously known as in Nepal. You will, undoubtedly, enjoy your stay in the mountain town in the lap of Annapurna II - 7937 m / 26040 ft. The walk today is about xis hours and offers you some breathtaking views. Check into a guest house in Chame and relax. Approximate Distance - 10 km Approximate Trekking Duration - 6 Hrs. Stay over night in Chame at Guest House.

Day 06Chame - Upper Pisang 3190m) 6 hoursHike cross from Chame to Pisang trek distance during Annapurna circuit trek and visit historic Upper Pisang Nepal. Chame to Pisang trek distance is 13.7 kilometers / 8.5 miles. Trail ascends gradually and takes 5 to 6 hours to reach Pisang by foot. The elevation of Lower Pisang village is 3200 meters & Upper Pisang 3300 meters above sea level. Trek pass throw Talekhu 2720m, Bhartang 2850m, Dhikur Pokhari 3060m and lower Pisang 3200m then finally reach Upper Pisang 3300m. Gateway to Heaven on Chame to Pisang part of Annapurna circuit trek Nepal Exploring the exotic and rugged mountainous topography of Manang valley on the way, we head up to immerse into the dense and verdant forests of oak and rhododendron. Savoring the natural taste of deep gorges, swift rivers, aquamarine glaciers, yak pastures, and green meadows, we reach to the beautiful and bonny spread of Marshyangdi valley. Ascending up the valley we eventually reach the Upper Pisang village. Stay over night at Tea house magnificent Tibetan style village

Day 07 Exploring in Pisang Today accommodate trekking the Upper Pisang trail through Ghyaru, Ngawal, and Chulu Re-energized after the long break and several apples, we flew up those stairs and emerged on a stone patio attached to a temple at the entrance to the town of Ghyaru.

Day 08 Pisang - Manang 3520 m) 6 hoursAn about five hours trek today takes you to the mountain village of Manang where you can see the prevalent Tibetan Buddhist culture. The walk itself offers a magnificent view of the mountain peaks in the famous Annapurna range. Serene mountain atmosphere is an additional bonus for your walk. Once in Manang, check into a tea house. Approximate Distance - 9 km Approximate Trekking Duration - 5 Hrs Stay over night in Manang

Day 09Manang - Acclimatization day 3520m) Take a day break in Manang to acclimatize to the altitude. Explore the local area of Gangapurna glacier and Gangapurna lake; be comfortable adjusting in the high altitude aclimate. Stay in Manang stay in Guest house

Day 10Manang - Yak Kharka 4010 m 6 hoursHead towards Yak Kharka, today's destination after having breakfast. Yak Kharka literally means the Yak pasture land. You come across those mountain giants - yaks - along the trail. Enjoy the mountain view and beautiful atmosphere on your six hours walk today. Once in Yak Kharka, check into a tea house. Approximate Distance - 8 km Approximate Trekking Duration - 6 Hrs over night stay in Guest house

Day 11Yak Kharka - Thorong Phedi 4400 m) 6 hoursToday after having breakfast in the morning, start your walk of the day to Thorong Phedi - the base of the Thorong-la Pass. A five hours slow paced walk takes you to the place where you are staying overnight today. Enjoy and relax in the cool mountain environment. Approximate Distance - 5 km Approximate Trekking Duration – 5 Hrs

Day 12Thorung Phedi, Thorung La to Muktinath (3710m) - 9 hours. Today is a long day of walk and the highlight of this trip. Wake up very early in the morning to start your adventure towards the highest pass - Thorong pass. A slow paced up hill walk takes you about 4-5 hours to reach the pass. When you are at the top, you feel like you have conquered everything and the view from there makes you forget all the effort and difficulties you went through to make it there. You have conquered the highlight of this trip. Now, you walk starts descending towards Muktinath for about another seven hours. Once in Muktinath, check into a tea house and relax. Approximate Distance - 15 km Approximate Trekking uration - 10-11 Hrs

Day 13Muktinath Jomsom (2810m) 6 hours.Hike from Muktinath to the temple of Muktinath. Trekking to
Kagbeni. Sightseeing in the border village between lower mustang.The trekking to Jomsom following Stayover night in Jomsom

Day 14Fly back to Pokhara 35 minutes scenic flightFly back to Pokhara about 35 minutes scenic flight. Check into Hotel in free day

Day 15Rest day in pokhara Explore a day in Pokhara early in the morning we drive to Sarangkot hill to see the sunrise over the mountain in the rear view. After seeing sunrise we drive back to Hotel have breakfast and whole day we will explore the Pokhara city which includes Gupteswor Cave, David Fall, Seti River Gorge, Mountain Museum and last but not the least do boating in Fewa lake and go to Barahi Temple. Pokhara offers the magnificent vista of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Machhapuchhare , surrounding view of these mountains from Sarangot and Paragliding starting from this place along with many others. Pokhara is also the gateway to Annapurna Region . In the evening we will walk around the lakeside in Pokhara. Over night stay in Pokhara at Hotel.

Day 16we drive back to Kathmandu.(1300m) 6 hours Drive for about seven hours from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Its a long but scenic drive. Once you are in Kathmandu, check into hotel and take a leisurely and relaxing time.

Day 17Final departureWe are saying goodbye as your journey to Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3-4 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Himalayan Unforgettable Adventure will take you to the airport last approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight, a representative the airport. (B)

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