annapurna-nepal

$ 1195

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limited time offer !!
  • Per Person : $1195 for Group Size: Minimum two to Maximum Fifty
Destination Annapurna, Nepal
Lowest Altitude Approximately 820 meters Besishahar
Highest Altitude Approximately 5416 meters Thorong la pass
Category Trekking
Activities Annapurna Circuit Twenty Days Trek
Difficulty Moderate
Duration 22 Days Trip, 20 Days trek
Start-End Kathmandu-Besishahar-Manang-Thorong la pass-Ghorepani-Hile-Pokhara
Group Size Minimum two to Maximum Fifteen
Best Season March-May, September-November
Cost $1195 per person

Annapurna circuit trek chance to embed with diverse culture, religion encountering lush flora and fauna, experiencing different climatic conditions as well as having moment to have soothing bath on natural hot springs in lap of mountains.
The trek following gorge of Marsyandi river passing numerous tiny streams, water falls, beautiful villages then crossing highest pass Thorong la at elevation of 5416 meters touching the edge of Tibetan plateau with spectacular vision of snow spilling mountain peaks such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri,Manaslu makes trek heart touching. Apart from exploring plethora of bio-diversity and cultural diversity on trek, have chance to visit serene, pious Muktinath temple; hub of Hindu and Buddhist religion on backdrop of mountains.
Annapurna Circuit Trek, opportunity to perceive vast range of climatic zones wandering on horse-shoe like trail that moves up and down the rolling hills giving sensation as bumping on waves of sea.

Itinerary Overview

Day One: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day Two: About seven hours drive from Kathmandu we reach Besishahar.
Day Three: We begin our trek from Besishahar walking along Marshyandi river bank for four and half hours to reach Bahundanda.
Day Four: We pass through LaliGaon,  villages on our journey from Bahundanda to Chamje or Jagat.
Day Five: Trek from Chamje over descending trail at beginning and later we climb and later we climb gently ascending trail to reach Dharapani crossing villages Sattale, Tal and Karte.
Day Six: We proceed our journey to Chame from Dharapani that takes four hours.
Day Seven: Trek from Chame to Pisang consuming about about five hours.
Day Eight: Trek from Pisang to Manang that takes about five hours.
Day Nine: Rest day at Manang.
Day Ten: We climb uphill on our three and half-hours’ trek from Manang to Yak Kharka.
Day Eleven: We head to ThorongPhedi leaving Yak Kharka on three and half-hours’ trek.
Day Twelve: We ascend world highest Thorong la pass to meet our next destination Muktinath that consumes almost eight hours.
Day Thirteen: We leave Muktinath and cross Kagbeni moving on sloppy trail to Jomsom.
Day Fourteen: We move from Kagbeni walking over the path that leads to Marpha village passing through dramatic Kali Gandaki gorge.
Day Fifteen: We pass through Kalopani on trek from Marpha to Ghasa.
Day Sixteen: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani that takes about five hours.
Day Seventeen: Rest day at Tatopani.
Day Eighteen: We trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani that takes approximately seven hours.
Day Nineteen: Trek from Ghorepani to Hille, enjoying sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Annapurna from Poonhill.
Day Twenty: Trek from Hille to Nayapul via Birethanti and drive to Pokhara from Nayapul taking one and half hours.
Day Twenty-One: Return to Kathmandu from Pokhara on seven hours’ drive.  
Day Twenty-Two: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.

 

Note: We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

 

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to hotel by private vehicle.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Besishahar drive

Drive from Kathmandu along Prithvi Highway passing Dumre to reach Besisahar taking seven hours.

Day 03: Besishahar to Bahundanda crossing Ngadi

The trek begins from Besisahar passing through flat level trail enchanting on green sceneries   along the coast of Marshyandi river for short duration then climb upward trail to reach Bahundanda to attach with culturally rich Gurung community receiving their warm welcome after having lunch at Ngadi.

Day 04: Bahundanda to Chamje or Jagat

The journey moves from Bahundanda trekking on steep uphill trail via rice terraces from Ngadi till we reach LaliGaon. The path goes down along the river and we walk downhill to reach Jagat after climbing steep uphill for short duration.We can overstay at Jagat or we cross forest walking on vertically zigzag path on our way to Chamje from Jagat.

Day 05: Chamje to Dharapani passing Tal

We continue our journey on downhill trail that leads to river and cross suspension bridge to ascend steep uphill trail till we reach Sattale. Then, we descend to village Tal wandering on narrow path and pass through Karte to find ourselves on Dharapani.

Day 06: Dharapani to Chame through Dhanakyu, Kotho

We follow path that leads to westward direction up to Manang valley indulging on magnetic vision Annapurna second and Annapurna four. Initially, we walk upward passing through several forests and crossing Dhanakyu, Lattemarang village till we reach Kotho. Then, we follow easy path for half hour to arrive Chame for overnight stay.

Day 07: Chame to Pisang via Bratang; military station

At continue our journey climbing uphill passing through apple orchard, fir, pine forest then we follow the path to Bratang; military station for troops in past. We walk along the trail that runs via steep and narrow valley to find ourselves on large and beautiful village Pisang.

Day 08: Pisang to Manang through Upper Pisang

We move from Pisang to Manang passing through Upper Pisang crossing Geru with breathtaking vision of Mt. Annapurna, Pisang peak as well as giving sensational experience of standing horizontally front of stunning snow peaks bathed in golden sunlight. We have chance to explore Barge monastery; biggest monastery in Manang district.

Day 09: Rest day at Manang

Rest at Manang for acclimatization before crossing Thorong la.

Day 10: Manang to Yak Kharka passing Gunsang

We climb gradually uphill through the village Gunsang then we move ahead through green meadows and cross wooden bridge over small river to reach Yak Kharka enchanting on panoramic views of mountains.

Day 11: Yak Kharka to ThorongPhedi through Ledtar

We leave Yak Kharka climbing uphill at beginning to arrive at village Letdar and trek down to Marsyandi crossing wooden bridge. We reach ThorongPhedi for overnight stay trekking on vertically zigzag path from Marsyandi.

Day 12: ThorongPhedi to Muktinath passing Thorong la

We move from ThorongPhedi at early morning climbing steep uphill trail immersing on magical vision of glistening snow peaks due to sunlight and tempting view of Kali Gandaki river below till we reach Chorten. Then, we trek down from Thorong la; highest passes in the world from east to west, easiest and safest direction to arrive at Muktinath for overnight stay.

Day 13: Muktinath to Jomsom via Jharkot, Khingsar

After relinquishing visit of Muktinath, we continue our journey to kali Gandaki on downhill trail and pass through Jharkot, Khinsar village following wide and flat path from Kali Gandaki that leads to Jomsom situated on bank of Kali Gandaki river.

Day 14: Jomsom to Marpha

We direct our journey to Marpha trekking on comfortable wide path along Kali Gandaki river perceiving beautiful vision of surrounding glacier and snow clad mountain bathed by morning sunlight.

Day 15: Marpha to Ghasa via Kalopani

We head to Ghasa with eye pleasing glimpse of RukseJharana(Waterfall) on steeply downhill path via pine, rhododendron forests crossing Kalopani. Ghasa; beautiful village on backdrop of mountain popular for birdwatching and wild marijuana.

Day 16: Ghasa to Tatopani

We trek on steeply downhill path up to RukseJharana leaving Ghasa. Then, we climb slightly upward along the path that runs midst of various human settlements to reach Tatopani; place to enjoy natural hot bath on natural springs on bank of Kali Gandaki river.

Day 17: Rest day

Rest at Tatopani.

Day 18: Tatopani to Ghorepani passing Phalate, Chitre

We pass through easy and flat level path before climbing steeply uphill along path amidst different villages and cross Kali Gandaki river to ascend elevated path passing villages like Phalate, Chitre till we reach Ghorepani.

Day 19: Ghorepani to Hille after short hike to Poonhill

Early in the morning with an hour hike to Poonhill enjoy sparkling sunrise view on snowcapped mountains. Then, an hour down trek to Ghorepani, we walk gently down through rhododendron, oak forests till we reach Banthanti. Then, we follow same downhill path up to Tikhedhunga crossing Ulleri. From Tikhedhunga, we hike for short duration on flat and easy path to arrive at Hille, beautiful village encircled by green hills and inhabited by Gurungs.

Day 20: Hille to Nayapul and return drive to Pokhara

We leave Hille trekking on slightly downhill trail that crosses BhurungKhola, Modi Khola and passes Birethanti village to reach Nayapul for one and half hours return drive to Pokhara.

Day 21: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Return to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist vehicle peeping beauty of green sceneries and rice terrace fields.

Day22: Return Flight

We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.    

Note: We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

The Cost Includes:

  • A guide
  • Necessary Porters (A porter is provided to two persons, and can carry upto 20 Kilos)
  • Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Necessary transport
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for you and our staff during the trek
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) for you and our staff during the trek
  • Necessary equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket etc.
  • First aid kits for guide and porters
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staffs
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara at lake side
  • Airport picks up services

The Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills (coca cola, mineral water etc.)
  • Personal Insurance &; emergency rescue charges if necessary
  • Extra porter &; transport charges in the event of landslides
  • Other personal expenses, Kathmandu city entrance fee
  • Personal, medical and evacuation insurance
  • Laundry, cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
  • Tips and any other expenses, which are not mentioned above.
  • Lunch and dinner in and Pokhara
  • Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (We can arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget)

To enjoy your trip more you need to be comfort and breathability all day long, for that you need to put emphasis on equipment’s that are necessary. The following list includes items that are necessary which can also be hired.

  • Backpack: During your trip you need to be careful to make the weight of your clothing equipment down to minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.)
  • Sleeping Bag: Sleeping bag rated to at least 15-degrees Fahrenheit (Optional/ Sleeping bag is provided by us if necessary)
  • Duffel Bag
  • Flash Light (Head lamp)
  • Sun glass
  • Water purifier

Feet

  • Trekking boots
  • Lightweight sandals
  • Woolen socks (3 pairs)

Clothes

While packing your clothes, you need to be careful to not to pack heavy clothes. It’s rather good to go on layers than in bulky clothes.

  • Hat (For warmth)
  • Lightweight long sleeve trekking shirts
  • Long sleeves are good for sun protection. Light weight makes for easy wash material
  • Fleece Jacket or pullover
  • Underwear (4 pairs)
  • Fleece or wool trouser/ Pants
  • Gaiters (Optional)
  • Thermal Clothing (As per the Season)
  • Lightweight rain Jacket
  • Warm Gloves or mittens
  • Sports bra

Miscellaneous Items

  • Sun block
  • Toilet articles and towel
  • Small Knife
  • First-aid kit (containing all drugs prescribed to you)
  • Batteries backup

Accommodation: You would be accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And offered to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during trek.

 

Meal: You would be offered breakfast, Nepali meal at homestay during time at Kathmandu while on trekking you would be provided Nepalese meals three times a day during trek.