KATHMANDU - DHARAPANI - MANANG - YAK KHARKA - MUKTINATH - JOMSOM - TATOPANI - POONHILL - POKHARA
Why Annapurna Circuit Trekking?
- Many Beautiful Waterfalls,
- Farming, Yaks, Musk deer, white Langoor Monkies,
- One of the best and popular stunning Thorangla pass(5416 mtr), Muktinath holy Temple and stupa,
- Natural lovely Hot spring at Tatopani after many days walk you feel just perfect relief.
- Really high Rupche-Chhahara(Waterfall), one of the highest waterfall of Nepal and the Dippest Gorge(Dana) in the World.
The Annapurna Circuit Trekking has turned out to be a standout among the Famous Trekking paths in the World since 1977 when it was first opened to foreign guests. The reason is straightforward; the dazzling different views of the zone will give you the absolute most stunning encounters of your Life.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking offers more assortment than some other stroll of proportional length and takes us through for all intents and purposes each sort of view that Nepal brings to the table. There are brilliant perspectives on Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, and the Landscape from sub-tropical through Alpine to a bone-dry semi-desert much the same as Tibet, at the peak of the Trek there's an imposing 5416-meter pass, the Thorong La, to cross (one of the most noteworthy in the World!).
Annapurna circuit trekking is a Lodges-based trekking route, so we invest energy in Villages occupied by numerous individuals of Nepal's distinctive ethnicity, both Buddhist and Hindu religion. Consistently conveys chances to pick up knowledge into the nearby Culture and cooperate with the neighbourhood networks whose land we are strolling through, regardless of whether by dealing for Souvenirs, conversing with the curious Children, or unwinding at a Tea House.
In spite of the fact that it is absolutely requesting enough for the prepared Trekker, the Annapurna Circuit trekking is as yet a phenomenal prologue to strolling in Nepal for the individuals who are sure of their wellness.
There are a few alternative options for the Annapurna circuit trek according to your time you manage for example:
- 10 days Annapurna circuit trekking
- Mini Annapurna circuit trek- 12 Days
- Annapurna circuit trek via Poon hill- 18 days
- Annapurna circuit trek- 14 days
On your time and budget, you can send us your email we then customize the itinerary for this trek at a Reasonable price.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking Outline
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan international airport Kathmandu (1350 m)
Day 02: Drive to Chamje (1410 m) - 8 hrs
Day 03: Trek to Dharapani (1960 m) - 06 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Chame (2675 m) - 5 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Pisang (3100 m) - 5 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Manang (3440 m)- 5 Hours
Day 07: Rest day at Manang for Acclimatization.
Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka (4350 m)- 3 Hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4420 m)
Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3850 m)
Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2895 m) - 5 hrs
Day 12: Drive to Tatopani (1190 m)
Day 13: Trek to Ghorepani (2820 m)-7 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Poonhill than Trek to Hille(1460 m) and Drive to Pokhara.
Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu early in the Morning.
Day 16: Transfer to the Airport by private Transport.
- Well- trained license holder guide and local Porter (one porter for two visitors)
- Trekking area related government Permit,
- Bed & Breakfast during your trek,
- 2 to 3-star categories' hotel in Kathmandu
- One night hotel in Pokhara near Phewa Lake
- Guide and porters salary, foods and transportation, accommodation and all essential things for the trip.
- Grounded transportation as per our itinerary
- Airport to hotel and hotel to airport pickups and drops services.
What's not included?
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
- Your travel insurance,
- International flight and departure tax,
- Any expense of personal nature,
- Nepal entry visa fee,
- Any kinds of Bar bills,
- All the Alcoholic and non- Alcoholic Drinks,
- Rescue operation.
- Tip for Guides and porters.
NOTE: If There are more than 5 people in a group, you will get discount and if there are more than 10 people in a group (one who convince her/his friend), he will be 50% discount and if there are more than 15 people in a group, one will get all free trekking.
Day by Day Itinerary
30 Min. Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner Hotel
I will provide you with private transportation from the airport to your Hotel on arrival, I will be waiting for you in the airport with your name on sign board just in front of the airport gate. When I meet you at an airport I will drop you to your hotel by private car/jeep van. Overnight stay in Kathmandu Hotel.
8 hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
After breakfast, we take a ready bus in the morning from Kathmandu's new bus station which is a 15-minute drive from the center of the tourist area Thamel. The bus ride will be quite long about 7 to 8hours to Bhulbhule but it is totally scenic every minute you have many interesting things. After 8 hours long drive on public transport you will reach Bhulbhule which is a gateway of the Annapurna circuit trek then drive to Chamje. We spent one night there in the lodge.
6 hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea House
This is our lovely day again after we have Breakfast we follow the small Valley going through some crops Fields and steep Climb some to the ridge of the Green Mountain. We go to walk over the Bridges, Forest, steep ascent and Decent. The major attraction of this day is to walk through Tamang dense Residency area. After 6 hours walking we will reach at Dharapani where we will sleep one night in the tea house.
5 hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
We start our walk in the morning again after we all are ready at the lodge. We follow the small trekking route going up to the ridge whereas the beautiful Tamang village, and we can see spectacular mountain views. After passing Tamang village we continue walking towards the traditional Tibetan village. Once we pass this beautiful village we walk on the flat path after while we reach Thanchok, kolo and finally we reach Chame which is beautiful settlements for trekkers to have accommodation and wonderful view.
5 hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
The walking route for this day going through the older part of Chame and going up to Brathang village than the walking route rounds the bend towards the bank of Marsygdi River. We walk into the Valley and pass a suspension Bridges than trails go up to the ridge of Pine forest than easy walking to Pisang, where we can have a lovely Mountain views and the lush Green Mountains. Overnight stay at Pisang.
5 Hours Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
Manag is part of Upper Mustang situated at 3440 meters in the beautiful area. The Trail goes steeply up when we start to Braga which is a Tibetan Residency area. It is a rich area of Culture and Traditions we might stop here for a cup of Tea or Lunch at the same time we can explore the fact of those inhabitants. It is also a popular place because there is a big Monastery which is the biggest Monastery of this District. When you spent some time there we walk slowly on a flat gradual part than we reach at Manag, Overnight at Manang.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
It is our enjoying and resting day apart from some sight walking to acclimatize. If you are physically fit we will go to visit Tilicho lake and back to Manag without big rucksack but if you are just simply fit we let you walk around Manag. Stay overnight at Manag.
3 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
We will eat our early Breakfast at the Lodge that we continue to walk after having 2 extra Nights at the same place. This is the beautiful day to walk through the Pine and Juniper Forest and the wonderful landscape around. It is quite easy walking day and also short as it is limited by altitudes, so we're going stay one night at Yak Kharka.
5 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
It is another short walking day in the western Himalaya range and wide lush green Valley view is our major attraction of this Day. Thorang Phedi is a bottom of the Pass of Thorong where we need to take care of our Food, Water, and Health because it is our important day to be ready to go over the pass tomorrow. Overnight stay in the Lodge.
8 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
This day is the high light of the day because of Thorong La (5416 m.) Pass, which is the really nice place to see an insane panorama of all Snow Cap Mountains and Valley view. It takes about 8 Hours, but we need to start early in the morning because we have to cross the pass(Top) before 10 to 11 am otherwise we will have a strong wind with lots of sands in it.Once we reach the Top of Thorang passer than you can’t imagine how beautiful it is the trails continue Decent on a sandy path towards to Muktinath. It is an area of Nirvana where we can see Buddies and Hindus temples and Stupa. Overnight at Muktinath.
5 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
After we made a difficult Walk we weakup not that early about 8 am, then we can have some Breakfast at the lodge than we follow the Trails going down to Jharkot which is the culturally beautiful place and rich of old Arts. We're going to pass just an open area and little Tea House and Lodge continue at Eklebhatti where we can stop for lunch than we just follow the Kali Gandaki Valley for another 2 hours then we will make the day. Overnight stay at the Lodge.
3 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
It is an easy day once we get into the Public Bus it takes about 2 to 3 hours to Tatopani where we're going spent a night and has a natural hot spring near our Hotel at the bank of River.
The Road is just newly constructed from Jomsom to Tatopani and there is no alternative waking path this is why we will take a short Drive to Tatopani.
8 Hrs Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Lodge
We need to eat early Breakfast, and we follow the Road again for 30 minutes along the River than we will cross the Suspension Bridges after that we steep straight Walk need to be Walked. Then walk about 1.30 minute straight we will reach the Ridge of a small Village than the Trail goes gradually up to Ghara and Sikha. Once we arrive at Ghara we will eat some lunch then walk up to Ghorepani. After passing Sikha the trails leads you on s stone made steep way via Pine and Rhododendron Forest for another 2 to 3 hours then we will reach Ghorepani Deurali. We will get our Room there for that Night.
5 Hrs Breakfast & Lunch Hotel in Pokhara
This day we,re going to weak up early Morning to see the Spectacular Sunrise view and a 180-degree view from Poonhill. We go there without our proper Rucksack the only bottle of Water, Camera, and Chocolate. It is a just 50-minute steep walk through the small Rhododendron Forest. Once we finish our unbelievable view from Poon Hill than we Walk back to the hotel for breakfast and Decent to Hille steeply through the Forest and some Magar residency areas. We walk about 5 hours Downhill we will reach Hille Thikhedunga it is where we will get Jeep to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara Hotel.
7 Hrs Breakfast Hotel in KTM
It is an early Bus ride to Kathmandu takes about 7 hours and Bus will stop twice a time before we reach in Kathmandu. Instead of Bus, we can fly too which is really short flight if you want to save your time in Kathmandu we can fly too (the cost will be added). Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.
30 Min Breakfast
On time, our private car/jeep will drop to the Airport.
Sorry, No fixed departure dates are listed to group join, please request private trip
Is Nepal safe to make holiday?
Yes Nepal is completely safe country in Asia for the tourists and travelers as Nepal being the Land of lord Buddha there has never been religious uprisings in the country and especially after peace agreements in 2006 with Maoist rebels no more War, where ever you trek, hike or make tour around nepal with authorized Guide than you are 100 % safe in Nepal.
How do I get a visa to visit Nepal?
On arrival in Kathmandu TIA airport, you can fill up the simple form with your details than quickly you will get your Nepali visa but you can also get visa in advance before you arrive in Nepal.
15 days $25 US
30 days $40 US
90 days $100 US
Multiple-entry visa $20 US (Useful for going back-and-forth between Tibet & India)
Where are the best trekking regions in Nepal?
There are such huge numbers of trekking routes in Nepal, however few of them are extremely Popular as it is more pleasant than numerous trekking routes. Everest base camp Trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit Trek, Poon hill trek these are the most prominent Trekking trail in Nepal. If you prefer to visit a restricted area or, Rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit Safely.
Best Trekking Season in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal can be assumed throughout the year. There are four different season autumn, winter, spring and Monsoon. All these different seasons have different attractions and offers but the best trekking seasons are Autumn (Sep to Nov) and Spring season(march to May) because during these months the sky will be clear every day, the waterfall with enough water, the farm lands along the path will be green which is scenic view, no risk of landslide or avalanches so from every prospective these two season are the best season to trek in Nepal.
Important equipment for trekking in Nepal:
Does ing Equipment generally determine which trekking region are you heading tot l depend on it But basically if you are trekking in a mote area such as Dolpo trek, Manaslu, Everest, round Annapurna than you should take warm and nice clothes and sleeping bags and short trek around the lower loop of the region you can take a neral jacket, paint, shoes, woolly hat,etc? there are few important trekking gears you need for the in Nepal which are listed bellows:
- Sleeping Bag,
- Down Jacket,
- Trekking Pools & a pair of t-shirt
- Pair of sucks and Sun Glass,
- General medicine,
- Trekking paints
- Rucksack and day bag,
- Windproof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
- Inner thermal.
- Knife and lighter
- Trekking boots and sandal.
Can I trek Alone in Nepal?
As you know that Nepal is a democratic country where you don’t see any war or victims therefore it is safe country but the question is for solo trekkers is very common, however if you are girl and trekking alone around very remote area of Nepal than we suggest you to have guide from Kathmandu or Pokhara or Lukla otherwise if you have map and you are trekking on the popular trekking paths than you will be safe no obstacles, only noted that you trek In the day time not at night for the safety from wild animals. The boy solo trekker is safer than girls but it does not mean that you can’t travel alone in Nepal of course you can trek or hike on a proper path your self.
Why you should have an experience mountain guide in Nepal?
Nepalese people are mostly friendly and flexible relatively but it does not mean that everyone are nice people here therefore while you are in the mountain in Nepal you should have experience government authorized guide who can give you practice information from the trekking reion, who knows the trail, landscapes and culture from the area so experience mountain guide handle you very well that you feel safety and more open.
Annapurna circuit trekking price?
There are so many Trekking and Travel Company who organize all trekking and touring activities in Nepal, and they have their own strategy and price but the way how they organize the trek and services are very similar.
The price of the trek determines on few things for example, do you need porter or not? You want all- inclusive package trek or just haring a guide or porter, you need pick up or drop in Kathmandu or not, what kind of star hotel you prefer to stay so these types of topics determines the actual price however, the approximate Annapurna circuit trekking all- inclusive price is $900 US per person, this price covers your food, guide, permit, hotel, tea house in trek all of them.
What is the maximum weight for a porter in Nepal?
Nepal Tourism board published some rules and regulation for porters who used to work generally with tourist they carry 25 kg, So, in general, you will get one Porter for two Trekkers it means one trekker need to make their weight about 12.5 kg and if you have extra clothes or any extra things that you bought from your Country you can leave in Hotel Locker in Kathmandu once you are back you will get it, it is Safe.
How much do I need to tip for Guide and Porter?
Tipping things is not compulsory but it is highly expected from field staff during your trek in Nepal such as waiter, Driver, Guide Porters. Mainly if you are in Nepal and doing more than week trip with guide or with porter you can tip about 100 USD for guide and 80 USD for porter but if they make your special trip with lots of information take caring and you feel safe all the time with them than you can add more tip on top of that.
There is another option for typing that per person per day 5 USD is a tip for Guide and 2.5 USD per person per day for a porter, especially if you are doing service trekking(day ways salary trek).
- 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.