Annapurna Circuit trek is the biggest pleasure that provides you the wonderful chance to observe the natural views of Mt. Annapurna ranges and Mt. Dhaulagiri. The trek opens the path to see beautiful scenes from Poon Hill. It also takes you to Manang, Jomsom and the Muktinath Temple with different beautiful traditional villages. The different traditional villages show unity in diversity among different religions and castes in Nepal. There are four regions that complete the trek for the Annapurna Circuit. They are Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Magda. Lamjung and Myagdi are known as the lower elevation areas. These consist of different greenery plant species, lush green subtropical valleys and beautiful villages with unique culture and tradition. Manang and Mustang are the areas with higher elevation. You can see the inspiration of Tibetan culture in Manang. Mustang is famous for Tibetan culture. It is also known as the last place of an ancient Bonpo Religion.
The journey of Annapurna Trek starts from Kathmandu driving towards Pokhara. We walk through different greenery forests, beautiful villages, and mountains and Khudi along the path of Sirung that reaches straight to Jagat. You will visit different villages of Muktinath which is a holy site of both Buddhists and Hindus. Braga is also one of the special places to visit in Muktinath which is one of the oldest monasteries situated in Muktinath. The Annapurna Circuit entails almost 18 to 20 days trekking.
Pokhara and Kathmandu city
Annapurna I, II, III and IV, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt, Machhapuchhre
Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer a hotel
As soon as you reach Kathmandu, our staff will transfer you to a hotel and we’ll explore some plans and preparation for the trek.
Day 2: Drive to Khudi
The next, we’ll drive towards Mugling and have a lunch break. After then continue our journey straight towards Pokhara and then towards Khudi that takes nearly 7-8 hrs to reach.
Day 3: Trek to Sirung
Early in the morning, we’ll cross a suspension bridge, waterfalls, and a subtropical forest. Most of the people in Sirung village are Gurung.
Day 4: Trek to Jagat
After the early morning breakfast, we’ll move towards Jagat which is a beautiful village in the Lamjung district. We’ll leave different porches of the village and walk towards forests, ferns, and woodland. We’ll walk through several small villages and temples on the way.
Day 5: Jagat to Dharapani
This is the long day that takes about 8 hrs of rambling from Jagat to Dharapani with the full exploration of natural beauties all around. Dharapani is a small and beautiful village in the Manang district. You can see diverse unique cultures and traditions existing in Nepal.
Day 6: Trek to Chame
Chame is known as headquarter of Manang district. We’ll walk through few forested ridges on the way. The trek gives us astonishing views of different Himalayas. These Himalayas include Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV.
Day 7: Trek to Pisang
After breakfast early in the morning, we’ll depart for Pisang. There are different natural scenarios in Pisang that will take your breath away. We’ll notice a contrast in landscape and vegetation on the way.
Day 8: Trek to Manang
Our trek continues towards Manang which is said to be the active villages of around itself. Manage is famous for its different monasteries as well as its wonderful climatic condition.
Day 9: Rest day
We’ll have some rest on this day. We’ll observe the local beauties of the places around.
Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka
The next day, we trek towards Yak Kharka that offers you beautiful Annapurna III and the Gangapurna Mountains. We’ll pass through the trace that follows the valley northward, few fallows and a scrub of juniper trees.
Day 11: Trek to Throng Phedi
The Next morning, we’ll be heading towards Thorang Phedi. We’ll cross a suspension bridge and pass through immense cliffs before getting Thorang Phedi.
Day 12: Trek to Muktinath
This trek is a little bit difficult than before to reach Muktinath. In spite of the long-distance trek, it is splendid since it springs you the views of the snow-covered path and gorgeous mountains. We can take a few photos while heading towards Muktinath.
Day 13: Trek to Marpha
We’ll walk towards Marpha where the trail goes through Ranipauwa villages down the steep and along a plateau above Kali Gandaki River. You can taste a local brandy Marpha which is a local wine found in the village which is famous all over Nepal.
Day 14: Trek to Kalopani
We’ll trek a new route towards Kalopani through Chokhopani Village which mostly along with the riverside and pine forests. The trail towards Kalopani marks you capture every moment of the riverside.
Day 15: Trek to Tatopani
The next day, we’ll walk towards Tatopani. The trail goes through different gorgeous forests and grassy valleys. We’ll see a powerhouse that provisions electricity in the area. We can observe the everyday lives of people living in the villages.
Day 16: Trek to Ghorepani
Early in the morning, we’ll depart towards Ghorepani. We’ll pass through the beautiful villages of Sikha and Chitre before crossing a rhododendron forest. We’ll stay overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 17: Trek to Poon Hill and Tadapani
The next morning, we’ll scramble towards Poon Hill which is known as glory for photographers. We can see the gorgeousness of Annapurna range from here. After the arresting of the stunning moments in the camera, we’ll head towards Tadapani parting the beautiful natural scenes of Poon Hill.
Day 18: Trek to Pokhara
This is the deduction of our trek that takes us back to Pokhara via Ghandruk through beautiful forests and green valleys. After 6 Hrs of trekking from Tadapani to Nayapul, we’ll do 1 Hrs of driving towards Pokhara.
Day 19: Drive to Kathmandu (Optional: Flight)
We’ll drive back to Kathmandu the next morning after an early breakfast. You can take rest and enjoy the photos that you snapped throughout your trek.
Day 20: Final Departure
This is the last day of our journey to Annapurna Trek. This is the day where you’ll beautiful memories with you. Our representative will help you with your final departure.
Inclusion / Exclusion
Airport Pickup and Drop
3 Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu and 2 nights in Pokhara including breakfast
Kathmandu sightseeing with professional English-speaking tour guided
Transportation as per itinerary KTM- Dharapani- KTM/ Pokhara -Kathmandu
Fight from Jomsom- Pokhara
Meals (BLD including hot drinks and tea/coffee)
An English-speaking Professional guide and assistant & porters as per requirements
Trekking permit, National park & TIMS card fee (ACAP-TIMS)
All wages, equipment, meal, medical and accident insurances for trekking staff
First aid medical kits for emergency
Frontier trek Duffle bag, T-shirt, or cap
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
International Flight Fare
Nepal Entry Visa Fee
Personal Insurance (Travel, Emergency Medical, Rescue)
Meal (Lunch and dinner) during stay in Kathmandu
Personal Trekking Gears, extra expenses Phone Calls, Water, Laundry, Bar Bills, Battery Recharge, Internet etc.