- MTADV 101Trip Code:
- 19 DaysDuration:
- Moderate to StrenuousTrip Level:
- 5416 MMax Altitude:
- KathmanduStarts at:
- KathmanduEnds at:
- kathmandu-Besisahar-Chame-Manang-Thorang Phedi-Thorang La Pass-Muktinath-Tatopani-Ghorepani-Nayapul-Pokhara-KathmanduTrip Route:
- Sep-Nov, Mar-May.Best Season:
Annapurna Circuit Trek
- Most Diversified Trekking Trail
- Thorong la Pass
- Muktinath Sanctuary
- Windiest Town of Nepal
- Multiethnic Villages
- Temperate to Alpine and Temperate Forests Belts
The Annapurna Circuit Trek, the nearest Himalayan trek from the capital is a legendary trek in Nepal. However, some people listed it as the classical route to uncover the various facets of Nepal. It boasts not only rugged lands of Manang and Mustang but also biodiversity with culture and locals. Do you know? Trekking through the Annapurna Circuit takes us from the sub-tropical zone up to the very edge of the arid Tibetan plateau. Hence it is an extraordinary trek that blends the Marsyangdi Valley and the sacred Kali Gandaki Valley. Unlike other treks in Nepal, It follows the Marsyangdi Valley to the north of the main Himalayan range and crosses a 5416m pass to descend into the dramatic desert-like, Tibetan-style scenery of the upper Kali Gandaki Valley.
In addition to that, along with scenery and cultural diversity, Annapurna Circuit is a familiar name. If you are looking for one of the world’s classical walk, Annapurna Circuit Trek is the right pick.
Why this trek is known as “Annapurna Circuit Trek”?
As the name indicates, this trek encircles the entire Annapurna range. In the thrilling note, you will be crossing the formidable Thorong La Pass (5416m), one of the highest pass in the world. Crossing this pass, walling picturesque villages and communicating with Nepalese people are its major chronicles.
Initially, Annapurna circuit trek kicks-off from Besisahar nestling in the Marshyangdi valley and concludes at Kali Gandaki Gorge. And it proceeds along landslides area, passes in Manang to Mustang. Even till the date, Manang, the home of Tibetan-Buddhists is considered as less visited in Nepal.
From Manang to Tatopani via Mustang during Annapurna Circuit Trek
Gradually, descending from the world’s highest pass, we pay a holy visit to Muktinath Temple. It is a holy shrine for Hindu as well as Buddhist. Not only that, trekkers get to pass the Dhaulagiri Ice flow fall and the world’s deepest gorge. One of the major attractions is the world’s deepest gorge, Dana, which made my Kaligandaki river in between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna peaks. The trans-Himalayan sections of Manang and Mustang are a good feast for not only cameras but also to natural eyes. The windy wonderland of Nepal, Mustang, welcomes all with winds, an intense one. Likewise, hot spring awaits us at Tatopani followed by a magnificent sunrise at Poon Hill. After relishing upon the morning sun rays at Poon Hill, we will descend back to Pokhara via Gurung village of Ghandruk.
Furthermore, this trek offers – panoramic mountain vistas, appealing beauty of the cascading waterfalls, blooming forest, the heart-warming hospitality bestowed by locals and what not? Everything our souls to rejuvenate, the Annapurna region has it all.
FYI: The Annapurna circuit entails four main regions. Mainly trekkers have to stroll through Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi. So, tourists are rewarded with the enthralling views of subtropical valleys and beautiful villages.
So if you have an intense craving to feed on a strenuous walk in nature with multi-cultural features, Annapurna Circuit Trek is the best item. Hurry up! Book your trip with us. We will be more happy to assist you.
Lastly, at Mantra Adventure we have crafted the perfect itinerary for valued clients from all over the globe. With no doubt, we guarantee a fun-filled safe journey to the Himalayas.
- DAY - 1Arrival in Kathmandu:
- DAY - 2Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar:
- DAY - 3Trek from Besisahar to Taal:
- DAY - 4Trek from Taal to Danaque:
- DAY - 5Trek from Danaque to Chame:
- DAY - 6Trek from Chame to Pisang:
- DAY - 7Trek from Pisang to Manang:
- DAY - 8A day for rest at Manang for acclimatization:
- DAY - 9Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka:
- DAY - 10Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi:
- DAY - 11Trek from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath by means of Thorung La Pass:
- DAY - 12Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom
- DAY - 13Drive from Jomsom to Tatopani:
- DAY - 14Trek from Tatopani to Sikha
- DAY - 15Trek from Sikha to Ghorepani:
- DAY - 16Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Hile:
- DAY - 17Trek from Hile to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara:
- DAY - 18Drive from Pokhara to Kathamndu:
- DAY - 19Final takeoff
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- DAY - 1
Arrival in Kathmandu:
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by a delegate from Mantra Adventure who will drop you off at your lodging. At night an appreciated supper will be facilitated by Mantra Adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
- DAY - 2
Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar:
You will have an early breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu and our trekking aide will come to get you there around 7 AM in the morning, we at that point drive along the Kathmandu-Pokhara parkway to Dumre through Trisuli river ( popular for rafting) and afterward take after the limited and cleared street by the Marsyangdi River to Besisahar. It wili be around 5-6 hours drive ( 186 km/115.6 miles) overnight at Hotel.
- DAY - 3
Trek from Besisahar to Taal:
Subsequent to eating at hold up, we drive to chamje by jeep on off road, It will take around 2 hours to Chamje, then we begin our trek by dropping to the stream and cross suspension connect; we start a move to Sattale (1550m.) on a way so steep that appears to be one slip would send you plunging down into the valley. We proceed on an undulating way over the stream, and at a certain point, where a tributary streams in from the inverse bank, the primary waterway winds up noticeably secured with tremendous stones that shroud the water. Climbing a wandering way to the highest point of the slope, we will see the level plain of Taal overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 4
Trek from Taal to Danaque:
In the wake of eating at visitor house, we leave Taal, the valley limits and the way turns out to be high and twisting, and in a few territories cut from the stone itself. Past the little town of Karte (1900m.), there is more precipice strolling before the way drops again to the waterway and we cross an another suspension connect and touch base at Dharapani and we continue our walk through the Dudh Khola, which starts from the south face of Manaslu, The Marsyangdi River at that point veers to one side, and as Annapurna II winds up plainly obvious ahead, we touch base at Bagarchhap, a Bhote town with supplication banners shuddering in the breeze around Buddhist religious community, proceeding to move through woods of pine and oak trees along the road to Danaque (2210m.)overnight at Guesthouse, ( A, B, L, D).
- DAY - 5
Trek from Danaque to Chame:
After having a breakfast, we begin our walk to Chame. There comes a little wooden extension which influences us to take after a lofty climbing way up to Timang town which lies at the base of Lamajung Himal, only place to see the view of mt. Manasalu best and closest , stopping for a cup tea will be the best rest for your legs after that lofty climbing and then the trail experiences a level until the point when we achieve Chame, experience the natural hot spring if you are not tried, overnight at Guesthouse, ( A, B, L, D).
- DAY - 6
Trek from Chame to Pisang:
In the wake of eating at guest house, We begin our trekking from Lamjung Himal (6893m) as we see it sparkling in the morning daylight with the principal beams smacking us warmly in the face, and we set off for Pisang, The mountain vanishes as we climb the way up the valley, passing a tremendous apple plantation. We proceed through fir and pine woodland, moving to a high, rough region as the inverse bank turns into a closed precipice. Starting here the valley turns out to be to a great degree soak sided as we take after the way to Bratang (2950m.) at that point a short move from the town conveys us to a stone strewn range where we cross a wooden extension and take after a high, twisting way, before intersection back to the correct bank once more. We now trek through a pine woodland and as the timberland closes, the valley changes from a V-shape to a delicate U-shape, opening up brilliant vistas and then we go to a long mani divider by an extension and the lower town of Pisang, overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 7
Trek from Pisang to Manang:
Subsequent to eating at visitor house, we begin our trekking with trips to soak edge which bears great perspectives of the Manang valley and Tilicho top (7145m.). Diving past Manang's airstrip at Humde (3320m.) will arrive and then we go to a level region from where the north-east face of Annapurna III ascents to the skies above us. From the wide fields of the Sabje Khola Valley, Annapurna IV (7525m.) additionally ends up plainly unmistakable. Just past this point we cross the impressively lessened stream of the Marsyangdi Khola by means of a wooden extension to the modest town of Mungji. Developed fields show up on the two sides of the way and off to one side, beneath a rocky mountain, we will see the town of Braga with its awe inspiring cloister, Large Chortens and mani dividers flourish and the tall pinnacles of the Himalaya spread out before us, at that point after a short soak climb we will achieve Manang for our overnight at a Guesthouse.
- DAY - 8
A day for rest at Manang for acclimatization:
This likewise gives our lungs a breather while we rest our fatigued bones a bit till we do some short climbs to get used to the thin air as we gradually go to the higher rises. Today, we stick around town; this is a critical rest and acclimatization day before intersection the Thorung La. There are discretionary day strolls, for example, crossing the stream to see the huge icefall descending from the Annapurna, or moving high over the town for a full scene of the Annapurna go and the Manang Valley. There is additionally a Himalayan Rescue Association [HRA] help post in the town which makes for an intriguing and instructive visit. Also you can visit Ganagapurna Glacier Lake to make your rest day a noteworthy one, overnight at Guesthouse
- DAY - 9
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka:
We begin our trek subsequent to eating at visitor house, today the trail rises delicately the distance to Yak Kharka going through Gunsang (3960m.) town, En course, we will see all encompassing perspectives all the day and it appears it is short climbing, be that as it may, we will feel somewhat exhausted as we are going higher and into less oxygen air, overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 10
Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi:
In the wake of eating at visitor house, we begin our trekking with a climb continuously to an edge before diving to the headwaters of the Marsyangdi and intersection through a secured wooden extension, after a short rising up the mountain way on the correct bank, you take after a restricted trail over a precarious binge slant and afterward drop to Thorung Phedi, overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 11
Trek from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath by means of Thorung La Pass:
Today, we begin our trekking very at a young hour in the morning crossing the Thorung La (5416m.), The trail ends up noticeably soak promptly on leaving camp yet as this trail has been utilized by nearby individuals for many years the way is all around characterized, No trail bothers down here. The angle at that point facilitates and after around 4 hours of relentless climbing, we will come to the chorten and supplication banners of the pass. The perspectives are emotional no doubt, from the snow-secured mountains above, to the leader of the Kali Gandaki valley beneath and the dark colored and purple slopes of Mustang which are spread out before us. The plummet to Muktinath is a knee beating 1600m yet it's made up for with astounding perspectives of Dhaulagiri. In the long run the moraines offer approach to green inclines previously a lovely stroll along the Jhong Khola Valley to Muktinath and its altars, overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 12
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom
At the beginning of today, we will go visit the well known sanctuary of Muktinath and come back to the hotel at that point eat and start the trek drop down the emotional Kali Gandaki Gorge, at first through dry nation in an indistinguishable land and climatic zone from Tibet. In the wake of going through Jharkot and Khingar towns with run of the mill Tibetan design, we take after way steeply down to Kagbeni, a primitive town renowned for Tibetan models and there is a cloister hereabouts said to have been worked in the fifteenth Century the Kagbeni is the fringe for Upper Mustang, and continue walk to Jomsom or use bus to Jomsom choices will be yours or you can take bus directly from muktinath to Jomsom as well if your legs are soar after the Thorung La. Over night at Guest
- DAY - 13
Drive from Jomsom to Tatopani:
After the breakfast, we catch an early bus down to Tatopani through beautiful towns Marpha , kalopani,ghasa and gorgeous Rupse Chhahara (Rupse Waterfall) which is stunning to take a gander at. There is arranged the most profound chasm of the world between two massif mountains Annapurna I (8091m.) in east and Dhaulagiri I (8167 m.) in west-bound each other close Rupse Waterfall, Now the trail climbs somewhat to Tatopani through various settlements, register with the cabin and will have sufficient energy to go and scrub down on the common hot spring and overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 14
Trek from Tatopani to Sikha
Subsequent to eating at stop, we begin our trekking by going through level of the land at some separation. At that point the trail starts rising steeply for no less than one hour at that point goes up through various towns possessed by the general population of various standing and a great deal of farming area that demonstrates this town is really fortunate. Most of the general population here are Gurkha's who serve in the Indian and British armed force.over night at guest house.
- DAY - 15
Trek from Sikha to Ghorepani:
After the breakfast the trail climbs delicately the distance to Ghorepani going through little towns like Phalate, Chitre et cetera. While trekking you go through rhododendron backwoods and run over the untamed life, for example, monkeys and winged creatures of different species. You are joined by more all encompassing perspectives of various mountains, register with the visitor house and overnight at Guesthouse.
- DAY - 16
Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Hile:
We will begin our trekking with an early morning climb to Poon Hill to appreciate the dawn see over Himalayas. We at that point come back to the hotel and eat, we again finish continuous sliding way the woods of rhododendron and oak up to Banthanti, It is a little town where you can pull up for hot and frosty beverages. At that point the trail dives to Ulleri (1960m.), a major Gurung town where we will appreciate the perspectives of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli. From here the trail up to Tikhedhunga is steeply plummeting going through porches and some strong towns. After a short stroll of 15 minutes from Tikhedhunga we achieve Hile, register with the visitor house and overnight at visitor house.
- DAY - 17
Trek from Hile to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara:
Today is the last day of our long Annapurna Circuit Trek and it is a truly simple climb too. The trails bit by bit plummet following Bhurung Khola (Bhurung Stream) the distance to Birethanti before we traverse the suspension connect a short walk and we achieve Nayapul, where our vehicle will be holding up to drive us back to Pokhara and overnight at lodging.
- DAY - 18
Drive from Pokhara to Kathamndu:
We take a traveler transport at 7 AM to drive to Kathmandu and the drive will be fabulous along many satellite towns in transit. Also, we can see solid settlements, Rivers, porches and scenes, following 6 hours driving we will land at Kathmandu.
- DAY - 19
Our expedition in Nepal concludes today. A Mantra Adventure's delegate will drop you off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours before the planned flight.
Include / Excludes
- All ground transportation: by private car ( airport pick up and drop), by tourist bus(Pokhara – Kathmandu), by local jeep/bus (Besi Sahar – Chamje and Jomsom – Tatopani)
- Two nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu/inclusive breakfast
- One nights’ accommodation in Pokhara/inclusive breakfast
- Three times meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
- Twin sharing private room with common toilet in the mountain
- One very helpful, friendly and highly experienced guide. Responsible porter (1 porter for 2 people) with their food, salary, accommodation, equipment and insurance
- Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee
- Seasonal fresh fruits as dessert
- Down jacket and sleeping bag if needed (to be returned after the trek)
- Trekking map
- TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. ( please do carry 2 copies of passport size photo for the permit)
- First Aid Kit
- All government taxes and office service charge
- International Flight Tickets
- Nepal entry visa, upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu can be obtained easily ( for 30 days tourist visa $40, for 90 days $100) please bring 2 copies of passport size photo
- Personal Travel Medical Insurance
- Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara ( Lunch & Dinner)
- All kind of liquids hot, cold, and alcoholic beverage
- Hot shower and battery charging unless its free during the trek
- Your personal expenses
- Internet, Wi-Fi unless its free and phone calls
- Tips for trekking staffs and drivers ( tips will be expected but not mandatory)