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Overview

If you are seeking to get away from the hectic life then the holiday in Nepal would be an ideal solution. Come and be the part of Peregrine Treks team for trekking in Nepal exploring the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

The usual trekking in Annapurna region of Nepal starts from the Nayapul in Kaski district nearby  Pokhara. This particular Annapurna Circuit trek starts from the ancient district Lamjung and ends at lake city Pokhara. The bus drives to the Jagat of Lamjung district along the Prithvi Highway. It would give you the hints of rural Nepal. The actual walking in the trail starts from the Jagat of Lamjung. Modi Khola would accompany you for the most of your trekking uphill and downhill up to the beautiful terrain. The amazing rural scent mixed with the folklore of the local community residing in this part of the region. It would give you an idea that the world is a unique village of different cultural and traditional backgrounds.

The Annapurna circuit trek would take you to the most remote land of Nepal. Annapurna Round Trekking makes you witness the amazing villages of Gurung, Thakali, as well as Brahmin-Chhetri. You can see the visual delights of the Annapurna Series, Fishtail, Ghorepani Poon Hill and the glacial rivers. You will walk on the world’s deepest gorge at Kali Gandaki river valley.

Annapurna Circuit Trek goes around the Annapurna massif reaching the Zenith at Thorong La Pass (5,416m/17,769ft). You also walk through the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge with Annapurna I (8091 m.) to Dhaulagiri 8163 m. Annapurna Circuit Trek trail pass the Tilicho Lake trekking at Manang and touches The Jomsom Muktinath Trekking at Muktinath.

Furthermore, the trail leading up to the lap of Annapurna presents unique paths. it ranges from lowland to the highland. The difference in the culture of people offers diversity because of geographical locations in every step of your glory in Annapurna Circuit trek can be exciting. To summarize Annapurna Circuit Trek would hypnotize you and make you feel that heaven is on earth. Moreover, the amazing attractions like the bulk of snow in mountain, waterfall, rivers, green lush forests would rekindle the romanticism inside you. Peregrine Treks would like to assure all the trekkers. Specifically, Annapurna Circuit Trek would be definitely your prized memory. You will share with your upcoming generations with pride.

Moreover, join the team of Peregrine Treks. Accordingly, witness the majestic Pokhara. Because of the lake and caves, Pokhara is the amazing place to be. Cherish the unique hospitality and culture of the Nepalese People. Annapurna circuit trek relishes the spectacular mountains. Feel the adventure in Nepal.

Brief Itinerary of Annapurna Circuit Trek

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive to Khudi (800m/2,624ft): 7- 8 hours
Day 04: Khudi to Sirung (2200m/7216 ft): 6 – 7 hours
Day 05: Sirung to Jagat (1,300m/4265ft): 6 – 7 hours
Day 06: Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7-8 hours
Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3,300m/10824ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 09: Pisang to Manang: 6 – 7 hours
Day 10: Manang: Acclimatization day
Day 11: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3 – 4 hours
Day 12: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft): 3 – 4 hours
Day 13: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft) via Thorong La pass (5416m/17764ft): 7 – 8 hours
Day 14: Muktinath to Marpha (2,670m/8,760ft): 4 – 5 hours
Day 15: Marpha to Kalopani (2,530 m/8,300 ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 16: Kalopani to Tatopani (1,200m/3,937ft): 6 – 7 hours
Day 17: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft): 7 – 8 hours
Day 18: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft): 6 – 7 hours
Day 19: Tadapani to Pokhara (827m/2,789ft) via Ghandruk: 5 – 6 hours trek, 1-hour drive
Day 20: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hours
Day 21: Final departure

This Annapurna Circuit Trek can be complete on 10 days, we will customize this package as per the client’s request.


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Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary & Other Details

01

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

After arriving in Kathmandu, a representative from Peregrine Treks will pick us up from the airport and take us to our hotel. In the afternoon, we may take a rest or visit Peregrine Trek’s office. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Peregrine Treks. For dinner, you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country’s food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu

Included meals: Dinner

02

Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. We visit the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, we get our equipment checked by our climbing leader, get introduced to fellow participants, and discuss our trip at Peregrine Treks’ office. Overnight in Kathmandu

Included meals: Breakfast

03

Drive to Khudi (800m/2,624ft): 7- 8 hours

We start our journey into the hills on a winding road along the Trishuli River. On the way, we admire terraced farms and beautiful huts. After reaching a juncture at Mugling, we move straight ahead towards Pokhara. At Dumre, we leave the previous trail and head north to Besisahar. A half-an-hour drive from Besisahar takes us to Khudi, the starting point of our trek. Alternatively, we can get off at Besisahar, and then trek for an hour to get to Khudi along the wide trail. Khudi offers us a first glimpse of the gorgeous Manaslu range.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

04

Khudi to Sirung (2200m/7216 ft): 6 - 7 hours

Our first day’s walk involves crossing a few suspension bridges and waterfalls including several ascents and descents across rice paddies and a subtropical forest. Initially, the walk is gradual but is then followed by steeper trails. The mountains that we see from Khudi seem a lot closer now. Before reaching Sirung village we pass an ethnic Tamang settlement of Taranche. We admire close-up views of Nadi Chuli and Manaslu mountains from Sirung.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

05

Sirung to Jagat (1,300m/4265ft): 6 - 7 hours

We leave Sirung for Jagat on a relatively easy trail. We leave behind the terraces of the village and hit forest, ferns, and woodland. On the forest trail, we spot a variety of birds. We also pass through several small villages and a few temples on the way. We cross a suspension bridge over Sangu Khola at Mipra then again at Syange over the Marshyangdi River. There is also a waterfall nearby the bridge. Now our trail moves alongside the mighty Marshyangdi River and we cross one more bridge before reaching Jagat.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

06

Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7-8 hours

After breakfast, we slowly begin our trek today. The trail from Jagat descends until it reaches the river and then continues through a lush forest. Further ascent leads to sharp-edged cliff facing the riverbank. En route, Chyamje comes into picture amidst the glorious backdrop of towering Annapurna mountain ranges. After crossing a suspension bridge, we climb steeply towards the slippery and physically challenging path to Sattale. On treading along a succession of rock-strewn trails, we descend to a grassy riverbank that leads to Tal. As we walk away from Tal, the path becomes rugged and winding. Then we approach steeply-forested village of Karte. Meandering along the waterfalls and cliffs, we finally reach Dharapani after crossing a suspension bridge. Overnight in Dharapani.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

07

Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft): 5 - 6 hours

Today we walk through a few forested ridges on our way to Chame, which is the headquarters of the Manang District. Throughout the trek we can admire amazing views of the Himalayas including Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m/24,688ft). On today’s trek we also come across small hot springs where we can dip in and soothe our aching muscles. Overnight in Chame.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

08

Chame to Pisang (3,300m/10824ft): 5 - 6 hours

A steep and narrow path through a very dense forest will bring us to the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500m from the river. This is probably the steepest part of the Marshyangdi Valley, so steep that the trail is carved into the vertical rock. After passing this last bit of rock, the valley opens up with majestic vistas. And right where the valley widens stands the Paungda Danda, a massive sloping rock face that rises over 5,000ft (1500m) above the trail. We trek for a while before reaching Lower Pisang where we spend the night.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

09

Pisang to Manang : 6 - 7 hours

There are two routes to Manang but we follow the trail that takes us to Upper Pisang via Geru. This trail guarantees excellent views of the beautiful landscape and the mighty mountains including Annapurna and Pisang. We begin to notice a contrast in the landscape and vegetation from today. The cold and dry climate also creates a much harsher environment. Our short visit to Barge monastery, the largest monastery in the entire district of Manang will be memorable. Overnight at Manang.

 

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Traveller’s Note: If you have limited time, you can take a Jeep from Kathmandu to here. By this, you can save one week.

10

Manang: Acclimatization day

In order to keep fit on the trails that follow, we keep ourselves busy today with a short hike to either Bhojo Gumba or Gangapurna Lake. If we have the energy, we can even hike to Vraga Village where we can visit the Himalayan Rescue Association which will give us some idea about Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Overnight in Manang.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

11

Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3 - 4 hours

From Manang village, the trail crosses a stream, climbs to a village of Tenki and continues to climb out of the Marshyangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. The trail follows this valley northward, passing a few pastures and a scrub of juniper trees, as it steadily gains elevation. The trail further passes near the small village of Ghunsa, a cluster of flat mud roofs just below the trailhead. Now the trail goes through meadows where horses and yaks graze. After crossing a small river on a wooden bridge, the trail passes an ancient old Mani wall in a pleasant meadow and then reaches another small village of Yak Kharka. Overnight at Yak Karka.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

12

Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft): 3 - 4 hours

It is an uphill walk to Thorang Phedi. After walking for some time we cross a suspension bridge and reach Ledar village. We ascend furthermore and pass through towering cliffs before reaching Thorang Phedi, the last village before Thorong La pass. On this trip we are rewarded with one of the best views of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan. The word Phedi in Nepalese is referred to as the foot of a mountain. Overnight in Thorong Phedi. Overnight in Thorang Phedi.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

13

Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft) via Thorong La pass (5416m/17764ft): 7 - 8 hours

Crossing Thorong La pass, one of the highest passes in the world, will be our ultimate objective today. We will be crossing the pass from east to west (Manang to Muktinath) which is the easiest and safest direction. We get up around three in the morning and walk up the mountain. When we finally make it to the top, we realize that our journey was worth it. We can take a few photos before heading to Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La pass. Overnight in Muktinath.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

14

Muktinath to Marpha (2,670m/8,760ft): 4 - 5 hours

Muktinath is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists alike. In the morning, we pay our visit to a Vishnu Temple and a Gompa. Descending from Ranipauwa village down the steep and barren hillside, we tumble down toward Kagbeni and then to Jomsom finally arriving at Marpha. The trail today is quite surreal as we trek along a plateau above Kali Gandaki River, the world’s deepest gorge. The barren landscape of this area resembles Tibet. Marpha is also famous as the apple capital of Nepal where one can enjoy different items made from apple. The local apple brandy of Marpha is famous all over Nepal. Overnight at Marpha.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

15

Marpha to Kalopani (2,530 m/8,300 ft): 5 - 6 hours

From Marpha, we take a new route toward Kalopani via Chokhopani village. Today, we come across traditional villages of the ethnic Thakali people. Also, we get to see beautiful apple gardens. From here we get panoramic views of Dhaulagari, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Fang and Annapurna I mountains. From Chokhopani, we continue to Kokhethanti. We cross a river and come across the newly constructed road site before reaching Kalopani. Overnight at Kalopani.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

16

Kalopani to Tatopani (1,200m/3,937ft): 6 - 7 hours

Our journey today is mostly downhill. During the early part of today’s trek, we cross the bridge at Ghasa. As we drop to lower elevations, we emerge back into subtropical forests, lush with vegetation. Our trail continues along Rupse Chahara (waterfall). We continue down the east bank from Kopchepani via Garpar to a bridge at Dana. At Narchyang Besi, we get to see a powerhouse that supplies electricity in the area. There are bigger villages in this area where we can observe the everyday lives of the local people. Upon reaching Tatopani, we relax and have a bath in the hot spring.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

17

Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft): 7 - 8 hours

We leave the Kali Gandaki and head up the Ghar Khola valley. The trail leads us through a terraced farmland with mountains all around. We pass through the villages of Shikha and Chitre before reaching a beautiful rhododendron forest. When in bloom the rhododendron trees with its average height of up to 100″ will be covered with pink or red flowers. Walking further we reach Ghorepani, a beautiful village located at a ridge top. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

18

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft): 6 - 7 hours

To catch the sunrise over the Himalayas, we make an early morning climb along the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft), the most popular trekking destination of the Annapurna region. It is also a great viewpoint to enjoy the amazing views of Mustang, Pokhara and more than 20 of the highest mountains including the close-up views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The snowy peaks of the high mountains loom above and around us glowing in the morning light. After taking photographs, we return back to Gorepani. After breakfast, we head east and climb a nearby ridge. We descend through rhododendron forests, pass by spectacular waterfalls and reach Tadapani to spend the night.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

19

Tadapani to Pokhara (827m/2,789ft) via Ghandruk: 5 - 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

From Tadapani, we make a steep descent through the dense and dark forest. This part of the trek will be through a thick forest of old rhododendron trees. When the rhododendron trees are in bloom, these forests actually turn into amazing gardens. By afternoon, depending upon the season of travel, we also get to enjoy cherry blossoms in bloom on the slopes on the other side of the ravine. After trekking a few more minutes, we enter the village of Ghandruk, a slope settlement with stone houses mostly inhabited by the Gurung people. Here, we enjoy the stunningly close-up towering views of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli mountains. We continue our trek to Nayapul from where we drive to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch

20

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hours

After breakfast, we say goodbye to the beautiful lake city of Pokhara and drive towards Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we have the rest of the day off to rest or do some souvenir shopping. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.

21

Final departure

Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A Peregrine Treks’ representative will escort us to the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Included meals: Breakfast

Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Three-night Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu and one night in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking
  • All local transport
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Trekking crew member salary, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • Achievement certificate and trekking map are free services from the company.
  • All necessary Permit and TIMS in trekking
  • First Aid Medical kit or necessary normal medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek and farewell dinner
  • All applicable government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee and International flight ticket
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Accommodations

 

 

We will provide three-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. In Kathmandu, we will provide Samsara Resort or similar hotel and in Pokhara Kuti Resort or similar hotels based on the availability. During this Annapurna Round trek, you will accommodate in best available lodges on twin sharing basis. Single rooms are also available in Kathmandu and Pokhara upon extra payment. If you want to stay in the single room, you need to pay an additional USD 200 in the total package price. In Annapurna Base Camp Trek area we will try our best to provide single room but this is no guarantee because of the limited number of the guesthouses in the trekking region.

Meals

 

 

At this time of this Annapurna Base Camp Trek, we will provide only buffet breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara because you can get a wide variety of meals as per your choice. During the Annapurna Circuit Trek, we will provide three times meals as per the availability. You might have a limited number of variations to choose your meals. Generally, Nepalese, Tibetan, Continental, Indian and Italian cuisine is available in the trekking area. Welcome or Farewell dinner is also included in this cost.

 

Natural Experience

 

 

This Round Annapurna Trekking trail is equally filled with natural experiences. From the third day, you can experience the real Nepalese Experience that might be beyond your imagination. Rhododendron Forest, land field terrace, immense view of Mount Fishtail, Mount Annapurna Range, Mount Dhaulagiri and many small peaks, spectacular view of the sunrise from Poon Hill is the major natural beauties of this trekking. Those things make your holiday lifetime memorable.

 

Getting there and away

 

 

This Annapurna Circuit Trek starts from Besisahar and ends in the beautiful city Pokhara, where you can reach by 8 hours drive. Pokhara lies 200 KM far from Kathmandu in the western part of Nepal. You can get a tourist bus in the early morning and local buses depart from Kathmandu in every one-hour.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

 

 

Normally, Annapurna Circuit Trek is three weeks trek from Kathmandu. As per your time schedule, we will customize this trek. If you have limited time, you can go directlyManang by Jeep and after one-day acclimatization, you can continue your trek as usual and you can take a flight from Jomsom. In this ways, you can complete this trekking is less than 10 days. We will recommend this trekking itinerary because of the altitude. By following this itinerary, the beginner can also do this trek because, in this itinerary, there is enough time to acclimatization the trekker’s body.

How difficult is Annapurna Circuit Trek?

 

 

Annapurna Circuit Trek is the tough trek in terms of difficulty level. You do not need an advance physical fitness level and previous hiking experience for this trek. This trek is not totally suitable for children and senior citizens. The highest elevation of this trek is just 5416 meters and trekking trail is relatively good. If you have a special weakness, please let us know we will make a special trekking itinerary for you.

When to trek?

 

 

Autumn (Mid September to Mid November) and spring (March to May) are the best time for Round Annapurna Trek. But you can trek in winter and monsoon too. If you want to trek in winter, you have plenty of opportunities to play with snow and in monsoon; you can see the greenery during this trek. The trekking trail is not crowded in the winter and monsoon. We will operate this Annapurna Circuit Trek during the year.

Packing List

 

 

The packing list depends on the trekking season. So, please let us know during the booking time, we will send the packing list to you. For this Annapurna Round Trek, no technical trekking equipment is required, three-season plus the sleeping bag is okay for you.

How much Annapurna Circuit Trek does it cost?

 

 

Annapurna Circuit Trek cost highly depends on the group size, required service, and tour plan (standard or deluxe). We have set up USD 1690 for a single trekker. If you are more than two in one group, the price will be relatively low. The cost will increase by taking flight from Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu but this saves your time. We are ready to customize this Annapurna Circuit Trekking package as per your time and budget. International tour leaders and a representative from the international travel company are highly encouraged to get the complimentary service.

Further Afield

 

 

Trekkers can extend this trek by spending more days in the trekking area to observe the local culture. Also, by adding sightseeing activities in Kathmandu and Pokhara, trekkers can make this tour much more memorable. Jungle Safari activities in Chitwan, Rafting in Trishuli and Bhotekoshi River, Zip flyer in Pokhara, Bungee Jumping, Everest Mountain flight etc are the other major activities, which you can do during your Nepal tour. Please do not hesitate to ask anything, we are ready to solve your query.

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Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:21 Days
Group Size:2-20
Arrival on:Kathmandu
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:5416 M
Difficulty:Tough
Accomodation:Three Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Breakfast
Meals:All Meals during trekking