Annapurna Circuit Trek: Hike the Majestic Himalayas - 5,416 meters (17,769 feet)

Annapurna circuit trek is one of the classics, most diverse and stunning tea house trek in the Himalaya. We witness the fascinating ethnic groups having their own language and tradition. The incredible views of some of the most stunning 8000 meter peaks including the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges – simply wonderful. We explore the natural diversity from lush, tropical rice paddies and moss-laden rhododendron forests to Tibetan fortresses clinging to rocky cliffs. Walking through the naturally rich terrain of diverse topography trekker has a chance to experience the rich cultural diversity of Hinduism, Buddhism. The mysterious Bon-Po religion still co-exist and intermingle with other at same place.

Trip Fact

Trek Name: Annapurna Circuit Trek
Accommodation: Tea house
Max Altitude: 5,416m/17,769ft
Duration:21 Days
Himalayan sights: Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and fishtail
Attraction: Close Mountain View, GurungVillages

Daily Highlights (with Altitudes):

  • Day 1: Immerse yourself in the vibrant capital city of Kathmandu (1,300m).

    Day 2: Explore historical sites in Kathmandu and prepare for your trek.

    Day 3: Take a scenic journey by private minibus to Khudi (800m), the trek starting point.

    Day 4: Enjoy a gradual ascent through lower valleys, trekking from Khudi (800m) to Sirung (2,200m).

    Day 5: Descend to Jagat (1,300m), a charming village nestled along the Marshyangdi River.

    Day 6: Hike through lush trails and traditional villages on the way from Jagat (1,300m) to Dharapani (1,960m).

    Day 7: Witness picturesque landscapes and Buddhist culture as you trek from Dharapani (1,960m) to Chame (2,710m).

    Day 8: Ascend to higher altitude with stunning mountain views, trekking from Chame (2,710m) to Pisang (3,300m).

    Acclimatization and High Points:

    Day 9: Acclimatize in the beautiful village of Manang (3,540m) after reaching from Pisang (3,300m).

    Day 10: Explore the surroundings of Manang (3,540m) and adjust to the increasing altitude.

    Day 11: Make an important acclimatization climb from Manang (3,540m) to Yak Kharka (4,110m).

    Day 12: Reach Thorung Phedi (4,600m), base camp for the challenging Thorung La Pass crossing, after trekking from Yak Kharka (4,110m).

    Day 13: Conquer the trek’s highlight, the Thorung La Pass (5,416m), and witness breathtaking panoramas as you descend to Muktinath (3,800m).

    Descent and Picturesque Villages:

    Day 14: Descend through the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge on your way from Muktinath (3,800m) to Marpha (2,670m).

    Day 15: Explore villages known for apple orchards and Tibetan culture, trekking from Marpha (2,670m) to Kalopani (2,530m).

    Day 16: Enjoy a relaxing soak in natural hot springs at Tatopani (1,200m) after reaching from Kalopani (2,530m).

    Day 17: Hike through lush trails with picturesque mountain scenery from Tatopani (1,200m) to Ghorepani (2,850m).

    Poon Hill and Return to Kathmandu:

    Day 18: Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Annapurna range with a hike from Ghorepani (2,850m) to Poon Hill (3,200m), then descend to Tadapani (2,700m).

    Day 19: Enjoy a scenic trek through charming villages from Tadapani (2,700m) to Ghandruk, followed by a final drive to the lakeside city of Pokhara (827m).

    Day 20: Relive the memories of your adventure on a scenic drive from Pokhara (827m) back to Kathmandu (1,300m).

    Day 21: Bid farewell to Nepal with a heart full of unforgettable experiences, departing from Kathmandu (1,300m).

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Inclusions:

  • Expert Guidance: Trek with a seasoned guide who ensures your safety, navigates the trails with ease, and shares their knowledge of the region’s culture and environment.
  • Reliable Support: Benefit from a dedicated team of porters (for groups of 3 or more) who efficiently handle your luggage, allowing you to focus on enjoying the trek.
  • Comfy Accommodation: Rest comfortably in cozy teahouse lodges throughout the trek.
  • Delectable Meals: Savor delicious and nutritious meals prepared fresh daily, featuring three meals a day to fuel your adventure.
  • Permits Secured: All necessary entrance fees for Annapurna Conservation Area are covered.
  • Transportation: Enjoy a comfortable private minibus ride from Kathmandu to Besisahar, your trek starting point. For the return journey, experience the local culture with a public bus ride from Jomson to Pokhara, followed by another public bus back to Kathmandu.
  • Team Insurance: Peace of mind knowing our Nepalese staff is covered by insurance.

Please Note:

  • Personal Insurance: We highly recommend acquiring comprehensive travel insurance for your safety and peace of mind. This should include medical coverage, repatriation assistance, and trip cancellation protection.
  • Additional Expenses: Plan for incidental costs like hot showers at lodges (approximately €2 each), airport taxes and visas, phone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled water, hot water in lodges, and gratuities for the Nepalese team. While meals are included, consider budgeting for these extras.
  • International Flights: Your roundtrip airfare from your home country is not included.

Contact Sherpa Tabuche Treks & Expeditions today to discuss your Annapurna Circuit Trek