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Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain of the world located in north centeral of Nepal. Annapurna region is protected by the largest conservaton area of Nepal named "Annapurna Conservation Area Project" within the 7639 km/sq. The Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the most popular trek in Nepal with in Annapurna mountain range of central Nepal. This trek is also known as "Round Annapurna Trek" which rises to an altitude of 5416 m / 17,769ft on the Thorung La Pass. Annapurna Round Trek begins at Beshisahar in the Marshyangdi Valley drive along river Marsyangdi in the east and the Kaligandaki in the west. Kaligandaki gorge which is also the deepest gorge of the world. normally, the trek ends at Jomsom after crossing the Thorung La Pass (highest pass in the world) which collects the height of 5416m. From Jomsom overland transportation will be taken up to Pokhara. In the early 1980 this trekking route was opened for the foreigners.

Annapurna Circuit Trek circles the magnificent Annapurana mountain range of central Nepal and provides unbeatable experiences because of its panoramic views of Mountains, including Mt, Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Himchuli, Tukuche peak and others. During the trek we will cross many wooden and steel suspensions bridge and continue our journey along with lush forests, foothills, waterfalls and various cultural villages. No doubts, this trek will prove its popularity and richness in sceneries apart from the diverse culture, religions, traditions and vegetation. Beautiful tea houses and hotels are available for our meals and accommodations.

Our company Sherpa Khangri Outdoor is ready to arrange this amazing and unbeatable trip for the trekkers.

 

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Trekking
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Highest Alt: 5416 m / 17,769 ft
  • Trek Type: Hotel / Camping Trek
  • Best Season: Autumn (Sept to Dec) and Spring (Feb to May)
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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, after completion of our custom formalities (Visa, etc), Sherpa Khangri Outdoor representative will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel. Depending on time if we have enough time we will hang around Thamel and buy some necessary gears. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner and short briefing.

Along to the Prithivi Highway after driving 6 hours approx. we reach to Bhulbhule and drive off the highway up to Besisahar. Overnight stay in Bulbule.

Included meals : BLD

This day trekking from bulbule to tal consists many natural beauties such as streams, beautiful village, bank ways and green forest. After walking for 6-7 hrs. we reach to Tal and overnight stay in Tal.

Included meals : BLD

The trek continues through crossing wide and flat Valley, climbing a stone paved stairs and forest which lead us to Dharapani. Then after crossing the Tibetan Village we stops our trekking in Bagarchap that offers us the typical flat toofed stone houses of local people. On the way to Chame the headquarter of Manang District we walk through uphill rough and rocky trail. The views of Annapurna Mountain and the hot spring water make the trek more interesting and refreshing. Overnight stay in Chame.

Included meals : BLD

This day trek starts through deep forest with steep and narrow valley and continues crossing two long river bridge at 2910m and 3040m. The scene of the soaring Paungda Danda rocks face will appear from there and the trek follows by a climb to Pisang lies between 3200m and 3300m.

Included meals : BLD

The day we walk through the drier and unfertilized upper part of Manang District by Annapurna Range which is totally out of accessible of Monsoon. Herding Yaks, involving in trade and tourism are the several activities followed by the people of this region. Overnight stay in Manang. 

Included Meals : BLD

It is highly recommended to have an extra day in Manang for acclimatisation as we start the climb towards the Thorong La in next days. There are some side trips around Manang. 

Included Meals : BLD

In this day from Manang we will follow the path down to the river. After crossing the river and continue walking on its southern side through coniferous forest.  Now we reach to Khangsar we walk for one and half hour to reach Shreekharka. The path from Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp isn’t very steep or physically strenuous, it could be exhausting as we have to walk on narrow paths in loose scree and landslide area. Our trek goes from the mid of landslide area and walking for 45 minutes through that area we finally reach to the Tilicho Base Camp situated at the height of 4140 m. Overnight stay at Tilicho Base Camp.

Included Meals : BLD

Today our trail starts early in the morning as here we tries to avoid the wind. From its base camp the Lake is around 3 - 4 hours. On the way we enjoy yaks and deer grazing above and below our trail. Tilicho Lake is a cold barren place in the afternoon and claimed as highest lake of the world. The Lake also holds an important place for the Hindus as this sacred lake features in one of the holiest texts of the Hindus, The Ramayan. After sending some hours we will return back to Shreekharka. Overnight stay in Shreekharka.

Included Meals : BLD

Continuing our trail from Shreekharka, we descend towards Khangsat Village. On the way we pass Tare Gumba, a thousand year old monastery which is very important to the local people. We walk further via Manang until we reach a bridge in the Thorong River Valley. After crossing the river we continues our trail to Thorong Phedi via Yak Kharka. After uphill trek for 2 hours the trail goes up to 4310 m and from there we ascend furthermore and pass through towering cliffs before reaching Thorang Phedi via Ledar. Overnight in Thorang Phedi.

Included Meals : BLD

Waking up early in the morning and after having breakfast we trek 4 hrs steep up and 4 hrs down to Muktinath via Thorong-La Pass. After crossing the Pass, on the way of Muktinath Dhaulagiri Mountain, Mt. Nilgir, Dhampus Peak, Tukuche Peak and other mountain could be seen. Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists situated with an altitude of 3710m in Muktinath Valley. we visit the Muktinath Temple of the Lord Vishnu. Overnight stay in Muktinath.

Included Meals : BLD

Wake up earlier to another fresh morning and feel refreshed with the mountain air. This day we enjoy the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri peak from Muktinath. from Muktinath, we continue back to Jomsom. Overnight stay in Jomsom.

Included Meals : BLD

Today we fly to Pokhara, the lake city in the earliest possible airplane or we will get drive from Jomsom to Pokrara via Beni. After checking-in at our hotel, we may take a rest or visit the Lakeside area in the vicinity of the Fewa Lake. Overnight in Pokhara.

Included Meals : BLD

Today early in the morning we take bus or fly to Kathmandu in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted by the representative of Sherpa Khangri Outdoor to our hotel and we can enjoy our day in Kathmandu. In The evening to celebrate our successful journey, we will have a farewell dinner with Traditional Nepali Cuisine. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals : BLD

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Sherpa Khangri outdoor representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. Included meals : Breakfast

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, hotels and lodge during the trekking.
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
  • Trekking guide and porter.
  • Staff Insurance and Salary.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Trekking Area to Kathmandu.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek.
  • Porter services for trekking.
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permit and others.
  • Medical kit.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg) *only on flight.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Internet Access during the trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Personal guide if requested.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
  • Tips for guides and porters.