Annapurna circuit trek

Hiking the Annapurna circuit was open for foreigner since 1980 it is known as around Annapurna or Thorang la pass trek also. Annapurna circuit trek offers panoramic views of the Himalayas and Himalchuli soaring above. Main attraction of this trip are series view of mountains like Dhaulagiri (8172m), Annapurna I (8091m) II, III, IV, Manaslu (8163 m), Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhare, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, Tukuche peak, Tilicho peak etc and cross the biggest pass of the world Thorung La pass (5416m) a challenging trekking pass of Annapurna Nepal.The trek is suitable for adventure lovers from all over the world. Each day the trek comes with different taste of nature so that people who have holiday of more than 20 days can try this trek.

Annapurna circuit trek

Annapurna circuit trek

The arid valley of the upper Manang, home of Tibeto- Buddhists, down to the Hindu pilgrimage site of Muktinath, and the Kali Gandaki valley, which is guarded by the giant peeaks Dhaulagiri (8169m) and Nilgiri, then we use the same ancient paths that where used as trade routes between Nepal, India and Tibet. We will pass through apple and wheat farming areas, interacting with local Thakali people and sharing our beautiful moments with sheep and yak herders.The world’s deepest river gorge, before heading down to Pokhara. Besides the mountain views, we encounter on this trek a variety of mountain communities of the Gurung, Manangi and Thakali people.Once we descend from the pass we will come into view of Mustang; a colorful landscape that is home to Tibetan Buddhism and many friendly mangolian looking people.

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT], transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Preparation of the trek, explore the town
Day 03: Drive to Beshisahar [760M / 2493FT] by local bus [unless said private vehicle on booking], trek to Bhulbhule [780M / 2559FT]
Day 04: Trek to Chamje [1410M / 4625FT]
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani [1860M / 6102FT]
Day 06: Trek to Chame [2530M / 8300FT]
Day 07: Trek to Pisang [3060M / 10039FT]
Day 08: Trek to Manang [3440M / 11,286FT] [You have options of high route and low route to go to Manang. High route is difficult but scenic while low route is easier but less beautiful comparing to high route.]
Day 09: Acclimatization day in Manang [3440M / 11,286FT]. Please explore the surroundings. You have options to visit Gangapurna View Point, Ice Lake Hike, Milarepa Cave visit etc.
Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka [4000M / 13,123FT]
Day 11: Trek to Thorong Phedi [4450M / 14,599FT] / High Camp [4900M / 16,076FT] [Depnding on your condition and experiences you have choices to stay either in Thorong Phedi or High Camp. If you stay in Phedi, you will probably have better sleep than in High Camp as it is situated in lower altitude. However, if you stay in High Camp, you will have easier day the very next morning.
Day 12: Trek to Muktinath [3800M / 12,467FT] via Thorong Pass [5416M / 17,769FT]
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom [2700M / 8858FT]
Day 14: Fly to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT], transfer to Hotel
Day 15: Fly / Drive to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT], transfer to Hotel
Day 16: Departure or extend your trip


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