KATHMANDU- NGADI- PISANG- YAK KHARKA- THORONG PHEDI- MUKTINATH- TATOPANI- POKHARA - KATHMANDU
Why Circuit Annapurna trek with independent Guide?
- Walking experiences on the high suspension bridges,
- In introducing with local people and their traditional houses,
- Visit cultural and architectural Marfa villages,
- Cross incredibleThorong-La pass,
- Explore around the Muktinath temple and Buddhist monasteries,
- Beautiful Apple arched and natural hot spring at Tatopani,
- Trekking experiences on the classic trekking route,
- Enjoy the mesmerizing view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range from Thorong top.
Circuit Annapurna trek with independent Guide is the cheapest and safest way to explore. The Annapurna circuit trekking is the most visited trekking route, compare with Everest base camp trekking in Nepal. It is a complete classic trekking trail en-rooted in the Annapurna conservation area in the Central north-west of Nepal.
While you are trekking in Annapurna circuit trails, you will be introduced to Locals, Local Culture. And also you will be greeted by Locals. The beauty of this trek is crossing Thorong-La pass, and witness the Annapurna Mountain Massif. Additionally, the arid landscapes, old Buddhist Chorten also will be seen while walking.
It is only 13 days hiking route passes many Local villages, wonderful high pass-the Thorong La, Muktinath, Jomsom, Marfa, the world’s deepest gorge Dana, and most popular short trek - the Ghorepani Poon hill.
The Circuit Annapurna trek with independent Guide starts from Besisahar after a 7-hour drive from Kathmandu; we follow the popular round Annapurna trekking route throughout the countryside village, and we make the round circle surrounding various Natural, imaginative pure beauty of the Annapurna region.
Next, The circuit Annapurna trek Leads you from low elevation to High elevation till 5,416 m likewise takes you to the popular cultural site - Muktinath temple, Buddhist monasteries, and more than 10 different culturally rich ethnics, Budi Gandaki valley, architectural Marfa village, and sky-touching mountains including Mt. Dhaulagiri(8,167 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Nilgiri, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre(fishtail) and imaging Tukuche peak.
However, circuit Annapurna trek with an independent guide is an adventure journey, where there are many Natural and Cultural thing to see and to Explore, likewise, it is moderate hiking destination in Annapurna region so that simply fit s trekkers can do it, the next this trip begins from a lower altitude and you will be acclimatized day by day following the proper itinerary so that no risk of mountain sickness.
Lodges/Tea Houses accommodation during the circuit Annapurna trek:
Most of the tea houses and lodge accommodation during the Annapurna circuit trek are reasonably comfortable, safe, and clean.
Usually, the lodges provide basic foam pads of varying thickness, which are sustainable for a few adventure days in the Himalaya. The next, if you trek to Circuit Annapurna trek during off-season times (Dec- Feb) & (June to Aug), you can ask with the owner to have a double mattress that will be more comfortable. There will be two small beds in one room with a private locker and locally made insulated cozy room for you.
However, during your circuit Annapurna trekking journey, you don’t have to carry your own tent, mattress, foods, or drinks these all are available along the route of Annapurna round trek at a reasonable price.
Additional routes and more information:
Circuit Annapurna trek with independent Guide Outline
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Ngadi (1000 m)
Day 2: Trek from Ngadi to Jagat (1100 m) - 5 hours,
Day 3: Trek from Jagat - Dharapani (1960 m) - 7/8 hours,
Day 4: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2710 m) - 5/6 hours,
Day 5: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300 m) - 5/6 hours,
Day 6: Trek from Upper Pisang to Manang (3,500 m) - 6/7 hours,
Day 7: Manang Acclimatization day,
Day 8: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka(4110 m) - 3/4 hours,
Day 9: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (46,00m) - 3/4 hours,
Day 10: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Thorong La – than trek to Muktinath (3, 800 m) - 7/8 hours,
Day 11: Trek from Muktinath to Tatopani (2,135 m) - 4 hours,
Day 12: Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara.
- Pickup and Drop service on a private Car/Jeep.
- Annapurna circuit trekking trails Permits,
- TIMs card
- Professional Annapurna circuit trekking Guide
- Kathmandu to Beshisahar Public transport
- Two Nights Hotel in Kathmandu & One Night Hotel in Pokhara.
- On the trek, you will get Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Tea House Accomodation,
- Pokhara to Kathmandu Public trasnport,
- Nayapul to Pokhara Private Transport
What's not included?
- Extra food during your trek in the Mountain,
- Insurance and All flight tickets,
- Tip for Guide and Field staff,
- Alchohal and Non Alchohal all kind of drinks,
- Laundray, Money for begger and Donations,
- All Trekking gears
Day by Day Itinerary
10 Hrs Drive Lunch & Dinner Tea House at Ngadi
Altitude reached: 1000 m,
Accommodation: Normal Lodge,
Activities: A scenic drive along The Marsyangdi and Trisuli River.
5 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House at Jagat
Altitude reached: 1,100 m,
Landscape: Rocky trails & Steep ascents,
Views of the day: Annapurna II, Mt. Manaslu, Himal Chuli & Lamjung Himal,
Day Highlights: Magnificent Mountain views,Passes apple Garden, walking through the forest and Suspension bridges,
Accommodation: Normal Lodge.
7 Hrs walk Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
The Altitude reached: 1,9600 m,
Landscape: Gradual uphill trails along massif green mountains,
Views of the day: Green rolling hills, local farmlands, River and valley view,
Day Highlights: Snowcap Mountain views, Apple Garden, forest walking and basic wooden made bridges,Accommodation: Normal Lodge.
6 Hrs walk Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
Altitude reached: 2,710 m,
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult,
Landscape: Hilly terrain, Gradual ascents and steep some parts and valley,
Views of the day: Stunning Green hills, farming, White Mountain view, Local traditional houses,
Day Highlights: Annapurna Mountain views, Apple Garden, walk in the forest and crosses couple of wooden made bridges,
Accommodation: Normal Lodge.
5-6 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
The Altitude reached: 3,300 m,
Landscape: Alpine terrain, steep ascents and steep some parts and valley,
Views of the day: Beautiful Green Mountains, traditional farm lands, Local traditional houses, magical views of Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal & Himal Chuli,
Accommodation: Guest House
6-7 Hrs walk Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
The Altitude reached: 3,500 m,
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult,
Landscape: Alpine zone, ascents most of the time on a stone made steeps and valleys,
Views of the day: Amazing valley, traditional small houses, magical views of Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal & Himal Chuli,
Accommodation: Guest House.
Trek duration: 6 to 7 hours
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Guest House
Day 07: Acclimatization day in Manang
Highest point: 3500 m
Trek Difficulty: Easy day
Day activities: Read book, sight walk, laundry, and just chill out
Accommodation: Same Guest House
4 Hours Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Guest House
The Altitude reached: 4,110 m,
Landscape: Steep trails, Alpine terrain and Picturesque valley,
Views of the day: Natural Trails, leafy and Alpine forest, valley and white Mountains for instance; Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal & Himal Chuli,
Accommodation: Guest houses
4 hours Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Guest house
Highest altitude: 4,600m
Trekking time: 4 Hours
Highlights: Incredible view of the amazing White Mountains, High alpine landscapes, valley view, Yak pastures, and Typical Local houses, etc.
Trails: Mostly we have to walk on the steep trails on the arid landscapes,
7 - 8 hours Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Guest House
Trails: Today we are trekking for long hours on steep trails through Thorong la pass. It is most difficult day and also the longest walking day of this trek.
Highlights: Wonderful sunrise view, Steep but a pleasant day, Crossing Thorong – La Pass(5416m), Breathing view from Thorong top, easy and downhill from Thorong top to Muktinath, Visit Muktinath Temple, and Monastery
Difficulty: Challenging day
Trekking Hours: 7 – 8 hours
5 Hours Drive Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Guest House
Day Highlights: Observe the view of Annapurna, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri massif, Driving experiences on the arid landscapes, Passing Jomsom, Tukuche, Marpha, etc. likewise, we will pass World’s deepest gorge- Dana, Rupche Chhahara( Waterfalls) and Hot spring (Hot natural bath).
Difficulty: Today we don’t walk any single steeps, which is great. So we just take the vehicle after breakfast from Muktinath to Tatopani.
Driving Hours: Approximately, 5 hours
Breakfast Hotel in Pokhara
Today we also take jeep/bus to Pokhara. It is a scenic drive along the River. We will drive through Baglung, Beni , Nayapul, Kande then we reach Pokhara. We will have proper dinner today in Pokhara with all trekking crew.
Sorry, No fixed departure dates are listed to group join, please request private trip
- Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure
- 30% of the total cost of the trip will be charged if cancelled between 60 to 30 days prior to departure date
- 60% of total cost of the trip will be charged if cancelled in between 30 to 14 days prior to departure date.