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Annapurna Circuit Trek Package

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Lamjung, Nepal

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Duration:
16 Days
Group size:
2
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Overview Annapurna Circuit Trek:

Circle the Annapurna Massif, one of the most iconic trekking routes in Nepal and the world. The Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you through diverse landscapes, from lush valleys to arid high-altitude deserts, offering breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, traditional villages, and rich cultural experiences along the way. The best time for the Annapurna Circuit Trek Package is from March to May and September to November. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and mild temperatures, ideal for enjoying the stunning mountain views and diverse landscapes along the trek.

Here’s the information Highlights of Annapurna Circuit

  • Majestic Mountain Views
  • Thorong La Pass Crossing
  • Diverse Landscapes
  • Unique Culture and Hospitality
  • Natural Hot Springs
  • Stunning Waterfalls
  • Buddhist Monasteries

This list provides a number of the main highlights of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Cost

Here’s a general cost breakdown for an Annapurna Circuit Trek package:

  • Budget package (group, basic accommodation, limited amenities): US$750 – US$900 per person
  • Standard package (group, mid-range accommodation, most meals, guide, porters): US$900 – US$1200 per person
  • Luxury package (smaller group, superior accommodation, all meals, guide, porters): US$1200 and above per person

Annapurna Circuit Trek Package Itinerary

1

Day 1: Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (840 meters)

  • Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule via Besisahar, the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.
  • Overnight stay in Bhulbhule.
2

Day 2: Bhulbhule to Chamje (1,410 meters)

  • Trek through terraced farmland and picturesque villages along the Marsyangdi River.
  • Cross suspension bridges and ascend through forests to reach Chamje.
  • Overnight stay in Chamje.
3

Day 3: Chamje to Upper Pisang (3,700 meters)

  • Trek through rhododendron forests and rocky terrain.
  • Enjoy views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal along the way.
  • Overnight stay in Upper Pisang.
4

Day 4: Upper Pisang to Manang (3,540 meters)

  • Trek through the village of Ghyaru and ascend to Ngawal.
  • Enjoy stunning views of Annapurna range and Gangapurna Lake.
  • Descend to the village of Manang.
  • Overnight stay in Manang.
5

Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Manang

  • Rest and acclimatize in Manang.
  • Optional day hike to Gangapurna Lake or Milarepa Cave.
  • Explore the local monasteries and cultural sites.
  • Overnight stay in Manang.
6

Manang to Yak Kharka (4,018 meters)

  • Trek through alpine meadows and yak pastures.
  • Enjoy views of Annapurna III and Gangapurna.
  • Ascend to Yak Kharka.
  • Overnight stay in Yak Kharka.
7

Day 7: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,450 meters)

  • Trek through rugged terrain and glacial moraines.
  • Ascend to Thorong Phedi, the base camp for Thorong La Pass.
  • Prepare for the challenging pass crossing.
  • Overnight stay in Thorong Phedi.
8

Day 8: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800 meters) via Thorong La Pass (5,416 meters)

  • Early morning ascent to Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas from the pass.
  • Descend to Muktinath, a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists.
  • Overnight stay in Muktinath.
9

Day 9: Muktinath to Marpha (2,670 meters)

  • Descend through the Kali Gandaki Valley, the world’s deepest gorge.
  • Pass through the village of Jomsom and continue to Marpha.
  • Explore the charming village known for its apple orchards and traditional architecture.
  • Overnight stay in Marpha.
10

Day 10: Marpha to Kalopani (2,530 meters)

  • Trek through picturesque villages and lush forests.
  • Enjoy views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri mountains.
  • Descend to Kalopani.
  • Overnight stay in Kalopani.
11

Day 11: Kalopani to Tatopani (1,190 meters)

  • Descend through rhododendron forests to Tatopani.
  • Relax in the natural hot springs, known for their therapeutic properties.
  • Overnight stay in Tatopani.
12

Day 12: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,870 meters)

  • Ascend through terraced farmland and forests to Ghorepani.
  • Enjoy views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
  • Overnight stay in Ghorepani.
13

Day 13: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210 meters) and Tadapani (2,630 meters)

  • Early morning hike to Poon Hill for sunrise views over the Himalayas.
  • Trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forests.
  • Enjoy views of Machapuchare (Fishtail) and other peaks.
  • Overnight stay in Tadapani.
14

Day 14: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940 meters)

  • Trek through forests and terraced farmland to Ghandruk.
  • Explore the traditional Gurung village and its cultural attractions.
  • Overnight stay in Ghandruk.
15

Day 15: Ghandruk to Nayapul (1,070 meters) and drive to Pokhara

  • Descend to Nayapul through forests and villages.
  • Drive to Pokhara.
  • Explore Pokhara’s lakeside area and relax after the trek.
  • Overnight stay in Pokhara.
16

Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
  • End of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Note

Our standard itinerary may change due to unpredictable events like flight delays, weather issues, natural disasters, new government rules, political situations, or health problems. We will adapt the trek accordingly and appreciate your cooperation and flexibility.

From USD $750
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What is Included Annapurna Circuit Trek Package

Accommodation: Accommodation in tea houses or lodges during the trek as per the itinerary.
Meals: Daily meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner) as specified in the itinerary. Meals will be locally sourced and freshly prepared by the tea houses or lodges.
Transportation: Transportation from Kathmandu to the trek starting point and from the trek ending point back to Kathmandu via tourist bus or private vehicle.
Professional Guide: An experienced and licensed trekking guide fluent in English (and other languages upon request) to accompany you throughout the trek.
Porter Services: Porter services to carry your main luggage during the trek, allowing you to trek with a lighter day pack.
Permits: TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fees required for trekking in the Annapurna region.
Emergency Assistance: Basic first aid kit and emergency evacuation arrangements in case of unforeseen circumstances or altitude sickness.
Sightseeing: Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu's cultural heritage sites (if included in the package).

What is Exclude Annapurna Circuit Trek Package

International Flights: International airfare to and from Kathmandu is not included in the package.
Visa Fees: Nepalese visa fees for entry into Nepal.
Travel Insurance: Travel insurance covering medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and evacuation services is not included but highly recommended.
Personal Expenses: Expenses of a personal nature such as beverages, snacks, souvenirs, laundry, and additional meals not included in the itinerary.
Tipping: Tips for guides, porters, and trekking staff are not included but are customary in Nepal and greatly appreciated.
Additional Services: Optional activities, excursions, or extensions not specified in the itinerary are not included.
Medical Expenses: Costs associated with medical treatment, medications, and medical evacuation beyond basic first aid are not included.
Incidentals: Any additional expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, natural disasters, political unrest, or changes in government regulations.

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