Annapurna circuit is considered one of the best and classic trek in the world. Yet no one dispute that the scenery is outstanding. The adventure round Annapurna trek takes you through diverse regional scenery of rivers, flora, fauna, and above all mountains and behind the Himalaya.
The trek goes counter-clockwise from Benisahar to Naya Pul and reaches its summit in Through La (pass) at the height of 5416m. Langtang Himal, Anapurna II and IV, Gangapurna and of course Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri, passing through the world’s deepest gorge in between those two 8,000 plus meter peaks. Poon Hill, at the end of Machhapucchre, the “Fishtail Mountain.”
The eastern portion of the trek follows the Marsyangdi River upstream, to its source near the village of Manang. After Throng-La pass, the other side, where it meets up with the Kali Gandaki valley. The trail is moderate to fairly challenging and makes numerous river crossing over steel and wooden suspension bridge. Tea houses and lodges along the circuit are available for meals and accommodations.
At the end of the trek, several options are available; following the river further to the road prior to Naya Pul and catching a bus to Pokhara. Or adding on a trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC Trek) known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.
Day |01| Arrival Kathmandu (1300m)
Day |02| Kathmandu free day
Day |03| Bus to Besisahar (760m) and different transport to Syange (1100m)
Day |04| Syange to Chame (2670m)(by drive) / Time: 6 to 7 hours
Day |05| Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m) / Time: 6 to 7 hours
Day |06| Pisang to Manang (3540m) / Time: 6 to 7 hours
Day |07| Explore Manang Village acclimatization day.
Day |08| Manang to Yak Kharka (4018m) / Time: 5 to 6 hours
Day |09| Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4450m) / Time: 5 to 6 hours
Day |10|Thorong La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (3800m) Time: 8 to 9 hours
Day |11| Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m) by transport
Day |12| Jomsom to Tatopani (1190m, Hot Springs) by transport
Day |13| Tatopani to Pokhara (800m)(by drive) / Time: 5 to 6 hours
Day |14| Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus/ flight.
Day |15| Transfer to the International Airport and end of our services