The Annapurna Circuit is the popular trek in Nepal around the Annapurna mountain range in the Himalayas. The Annapurna Circuit trekking reaches an altitude of 5416 metres. The magnificent mountain scenery, seen at close quarters includes Annapurna 8,091 m, Dhauligiri 8,167 m and Machhaupuchhare 6,993 metres, considered by many to be the most beautiful mountain in the world.
Arrival in Kathmandu
Extreme Adventure representative will collect you from the airport. It’s a free day. Later in the evening, there will be a group briefing and welcome group dinner.
Free day & preparation
The trekking guide or experience staff will first do a gear check at your hotel and organize renting any equipment if needed. Then you have a free day to explore around beautiful Heritage sites in Kathmandu (Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Pahupatinath and Boudha Stupa).
Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar/Bulbule(6 Hours) and trek to Nadi (2-3 hrs)
Bulbule to Jagat
Trek to Jagat passing by Marshyangdi river, water falls, small villages and farms. We can also observe the mountain scenery.
Jagat to Dharapani
It is 6/7 hours trek crossing large bridge near Tal. Manang District start from this place.
Dharapani to Chame
From Dharapani we will trek through the step forest ridges to reach Chame. We will have great oprtunity to see the mountains like Lamjung Himal, Annapurna I and Annapurna IV. We will end the day with small hot spring after the walk of 5/6 hours.
Chame to Pissang
From Chame we will trek though the step and narrow path. We will coross the dense forest untill the dramatic curved rock face which is 1500 m from the river. 5/6 hours walk
Pisang to Manang
We will take the upper route via upper Pisang through Geru. On the trek we can see the panaromic views of Annapurna and Pisang Peak. We will visit the Barge monastery which is the largest monastery in Manang District. 6/7 hours walk
Rest day in for acclimatization. Visit Gangapurna Lake.
Manang to Yak Kharka
After acclimatization at Manang we get good energy to cross about 500 miter ascending. We make the climb steadily through Tenki, leaving the Marshyangdi Valley. Continuing along the Jarsang Khola Valley.
Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi
The way to Base Camp. The path from Yak Kharka rises only slowly through Thorong Khola valley up to the base camp in Thorong Phedi. Among treks around the Annapurna this one belongs to the shortest ones.
Thorang La and Muktinath
From Thorong Phedi you have to ascent 966 meters till Thorang la and descent 1656 m to reach Muktinath. After crossing Thorong la “world's biggest pass” reach Ranipauwa village “Muktinath” in between 7 to 8 hours by foot. Thorong La Pass is the highest pass on the Annapurna conservation area.
Muktinath to Tatopani
We will walk for about 4 hours and take a bus or Jeep to drive along a plateu above Kali Gandaki 'worlds deepest gorge' . Rest of the day relax in Tatopani hot spring
|12||Drive to Pokhara by Bus or Jeep||827 m||Hotel|
|13||Drive or fly back to Kathmandu||1340 m|
|*||Free day in Kathmandu||1340 m|
|*||Transfer to International airport for final departure to destinations|
The accommodation in Kathmandu as well as extra activities like city tour, rafting, paragliding, jungle safari, mountain flight is not included in the above package. The company will provide you the above information according to the visitor’s choice and interest.
Accommodation in Kathmandu:
As mentioned in the note, hotel accommodation is not included in the package. Therefore, if you need accommodation in Kathmandu, we will provide you with hotels of different categories (1 star to 5 stars) as per your choic.e