Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the magnificent treks in Nepal which will permit you to witness the big Annapurna range and other stunning loveliness of the Himalayas. The locations are occupied with abundant lifestyle; the delightful religious way of life along with striking communities which are what makes the trek worthwhile journey in Nepal. Moreover, we will stroll all the way via the Rhododendron forests, the slight air of the Tibetan highland and a lot of more.
In addition, with an amassing of massive, snow-white summits more than 26, 000 feet, the walk allures you. You will face up to 17, 000-foot passes, forests, glaciers, remote towns, alongside older monasteries and the like. The major allure of the trek is passing Thorung La Pass (5416m). The pass is the maximum point of Annapurna circuit trek which is noticeable by the cairn. It enduringly marks, separating 2 majestic Himalayan valleys. Far below to the west route, we will observe the Kaligandaki River. We will move down for the tour to Muktinath which includes the Vishnu temple which is an indication of pious tolerance in Nepal given that the temple is the sacred spot for Hindus and Buddhists equally.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek will take you to hike via rice farms, forests, and meet up welcoming villages at the lower areas of the Annapurna Conservation Area. G.K.Adventure Treks (Pvt.Ltd) designs 22 days Annapurna Circuit Trekking which will hallucinate you with its extraordinary landscape of Annapurna(8,097) along with more than a few other eye-catching mountains for instance Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Lumjung, Manaslu, Tukuche peak, Machhapuchhre (6,993m regarded as world’s most stunning mountain) and the like. The path also offers a chance to see a diversity of plants, animals, and diverse ways of life of inhabitants as well as wide range of climatic regions in such a tiny area.
Day 01- Welcome to Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02- Kathmandu
Day 03- Kathmandu – Bahundada (1310m)
Day 04- Bahundada – Jagat (1290m)
Day 05- Jagat - Dharapani (1920m)
Day 06- Dharapani - Chame (2630m)
Day 07- Chame - Pisang (3190m)
Day 08- Pisang - Manang (3520m)
Day 09- Manang Rest Day (3520m)
Day 10- Manang - Ledar (4250m)
Day 11- Ledar - Thorang Phedi (4500m)
Day 12- Thorang Phedi - Muktinath (3800m)
Day 13- Muktinath - Marpha(2713m)
Day 14- Marpha - Kalopani(2530m)
Day 15- Kalopani- Tatopani(1190m)
Day 16- Tatopani - Ghorepani(2850m)
Day 17: Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3200m) – Tadapani
Day 18: Tadapani – Ghandrung
Day 19: Ghandrung – Pokhara
Day 20: Pokhara City Tour
Day 21: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 22: Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
After onset to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel by the representative of Gorakhakali Travel and Tours. You will be briefed about the plans trekking. You have a free afternoon in the hotel you can relax.
Day 02: Kathmandu
After having breakfast, we have sightseeing around Kathmandu city. You will visit Swayambhunath Stupa well-liked as ‘Monkey Temple’ and here we can see an eye-catching view of Kathmandu valley from the hillock. Visiting Pashupatinath temple, renowned as Hindus most holy temple is an additional mark to walk around in Kathmandu. And, getting a glimpse of famous places for art and architecture recruited in UNESCO World Heritage List like Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square will be the important one. After accomplishing the sightseeing plan, our qualified and trained guide will brief you about the trek. Also, you will be prepared with all the essential equipment for trekking. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Bahundada (1310m)
Taking approximately 8 hours we will drive through Prithvi Highway with an outstanding sight of Marsyangdi River. We will then get to our destination Bahundada for today where we will spend the night.
Day 04: Bahundanda – Jagat (1290m)
Soon subsequent to the vertical V-shape form of Marsyangdi valley, we will walk on the snaky peak path through Syange downward the bank for some time. The path gets fixed into the steep cliff-face in around 200-300m on top of the river bed. Finally, after approximately 4 hours of complete trek, we move down to the rock village of Jagat. Overnight in Jagat.
Day 05: Jagat - Dharapani (1920m)
On this day we will tumble downward until we will reach the river and after that start to climb yet again all the way through a forest. We will get there to Chyamje, which is noticeable by a grand cascade on the converse bank. We go on a rising and falling path on top of the river with a thrilling crossover via the suspension bridge. We will move down to a lush riverbank which takes us to Tal. Then we will notice gorge getting narrower and the trail becomes high and blowy. Before the pathway drops once more to the river, we have a small part of cliff walking. We move all the way through a suspension bridge yet again and go up the short distance to arrive at Dharapani. We will complete the trek in approximately 5 hours. Overnight in Dharapani.
Day 06: Dharapani - Chame (2630m)
The well-known Dudh Khola originated from the south facade of Manaslu, come into on the reverse bank as we traverse the slight plain from the village. The Marsyangdi then veer off to the left side and as Annapurna II comes into our sight. We will we reach to Bagarchap. With the stunning sceneries of Annapurna II (7939) and Manaslu, we will go on our walking to the woods of Fir and stony path. Later, we get there to the administrative headquarter and capital of Manang district, Chame in the shore of a river. We will walk for about 5 hours. Overnight in Chame.
Day 07: Chame - Pisang (3190m)
We will begin our trek with the dazzling sight of Lamjung Himal [6893m] in the break of sunrise from where we will move ahead to reach Pisang. Near Brathangs village, an incredible waterfall can be viewed. Pisang falling in the lap of the Pisang Peak is one of the popular peaks to mount. And the east mountain of Annapurna II, as well as the northeast peak of Pisang, rewards us. Ultimately, we will be captured by the sight of long mani wall next to the bridge and lower community of Pisang. Overnight in Pisang.
Day 08: Pisang - Manang (3520m)
With around 4 hours walk we will acquire the opportunity to experience the magnificent path with the pastures for yaks, horses, and cattle. The track even offers a number of fantastic views of the peak of Annapurna. After the short hike from Pisang community the path move away and one rise towards the Nawal for the most excellent view of Annapurna range. In the middle of flapping prayer flags which decorate the houses, we will stay overnight.
Day 09: Manang Rest Day (3520m)
We will have a day rest for acclimatization in Manang. The troubles and ways to be in safe hands about high elevation sickness will be briefed by your guide. One can take a trip around to see the sights of the town. Gangapurna Lake comes into view which is pleasant. We can also walk around mountaineering school which provides essential mountaineering training set by Nepal Mountaineering Association. Overnight in Manang.
Day 10: Manang - Ledar (4250m)
We will depart from Manang where the scene is alike to Tibetan plateau. The trek of more or less 3 hours seems to be slower, however, takes a long time to cover up shorter way because of the difficulty in breathing with the wonderful views of Annapurna en-route. In addition, we can observe Peak 29 and Himchuli at the back. Climbing all the way through the path, we go to the summer village of Gunsang where we traverse Gundon Khola by means of a wooden bridge and to end with arriving to a small village of Ledar. Overnight in Ledar.
Day 11: Ledar - Thorang Phedi (4500m)
Leaving Ledar, we climb steadily to an edge prior to moving down to the Marsyangdi going across via a roofed wooden bridge. After a little rise up the peak path on the right shore, we have a thin trail Crossway an unstable slope and then drop down to Thorung Phedi. We will today walk for about 3 hours. Overnight in Thorung Phedi.
Day 12: Thorang Phedi - Muktinath (3800m)
This is one of the exciting days of our trip and we will begin trekking in the early hours in the morning after finishing our breakfast. The day will be additionally hectic as the stroll will proceed for 7-8 hours. We will climb to the top of the Thorang La Pass lying at an elevation of 5416m which is the highest point for the whole trek. We will notice the landscape changing vividly from snow-white mountains to brown-yellow regions which resemble barren region. The drop will take us the tone of the famous spot in Nepal Muktinath which includes the shrine of Lord Vishnu God of Salvation. And this temple is regarded as the best illustration that shows a link and harmony amid Hinduism and Buddhism. Overnight in Muktinath
Day 13: Muktinath – Marpha (2713m)
We will now walk downward to the vivid Kali Gandaki valley. After going across through Khingar and Jharkot, the rustic community with archetypal Tibetan architecture, we follow a path towards Jomsom where we will be rewarded with wonderful scenes of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. Jomsom is a gigantic city extensive along banks of the river, Kali Gandaki River. Similarly, we carry on strolling through apple orchards to reach Marpha. We will trek for approximately 6 hours. Overnight in Marpha.
Day 14: Marpha - Kalopani(2530m)
We will follow the west face of the river, and then we will pass through dazzling Thakali Villages with big paved streets and decorated houses. We pass all the way through the waterway in Koketanti for lunch. After that, we will walk on the stone path all the way through grazing terrain to Kalopani and pine woods. Kalopani is a very beautiful town burrowing underneath the Dhaulagiri Icefall. And the whole trek last for 5-6 hours. Overnight in Kalopani.
Day 15: Kalopani- Tatopani(1190m)
Today we will walk for about 6-7 hours to reach Tatopani from Kalopani. The path today will allow you observe nearly all downhill, typically through orchards and meadows, but infrequently on the street built by humans up to Muktinath. Rukse Chhahara which is very close to an enormous waterfall will be our spot for lunch. We continue downhill to the lowest valley on the earth to the town of Tatopani (hot water) where we can enjoy cleansing ourselves in the hot springs by the stream. Overnight in Tatopani.
Day 16: Tatopani - Ghorepani(2850m)
We will Trek from Tatopani to reach Ghorepani. In Ghorepani you can observe health post, authorities check out post, school, colleges, stupa, and temple. We will stay in Ghorepani just because Ghorepani would be the most important site to go to Poonhill. Ghorepani literally means "horse water" and it is certainly a watering stop for the mules, horses, and ponies that put up with loads in the middle of Pokhara and Jomsom. Here you can find the good lodge for overnight.
Day 17: Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3200m) – Tadapani
We begin our trek in the very early hours at 4 am to Poonhill (3195) with the aid of a stick and lights. And we can take pleasure from the panoramic vistas of mountains, stunning sunrise from the eye level. After around an hour, we will trek down to Ghorepani and move to Tadapani. Tadapani means “Far water” since water is brought from far distance to this community. We climb all along the ridges and all the way through rhododendron and pine woods to Deurali and move down to reach Banthanti before reaching the zigzag way of Tadapani. Overnight in Tadapani.
Day 18: Tadapani – Ghandrung
From Tadapani, the climbing trails fall down throughout the woods then terraced regions to the Khumbu Khola. Also, the trails fall down steeply from Tadapani, all the way through forests, a small vertical way down among rocks direct way to a stream, then the drop continues quietly passing over a stream, to end with the way will takes us to Ghandrung. Ghandrung is a huge Gurung community at 1940 m is the next largest Gurung village in Nepal. There generally are tidily terraced areas located each over as well as under this town. There is a bigger handicraft factory to the top of Ghandrung. The sights of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhare, seen from here are outstanding. Overnight at Ghandrung.
Day 19: Ghandrung – Pokhara
Today, we will head straight downward slope by taking the path of a village to terraced regions to Syauli Bazaar, taking around 2 hours. Also, on the way, you can observe great views Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare as well. From Syauli Bazaar, this path fixes to Modi Lake until we arrive at Nayapul. We will take our lunch at Birethati. Then taking around 20minutes walk we will reach Nayapul, We will drive to Pokhara from Nayapul.
Day 20: Pokhara City Tour
We will today have a city tour in Pokhara. This valley also famous as "Magic Land" will offer a lot to make a memorable moments of your life like- boating in Fewa Lake, visiting David Falls, Mahendra Cave, KI Singh Bridge, Binda Bashini temple, Sarangkot for stunning sunrise views; Karma Dubgyu Choling Nyeshang Monastery located at the apex of the hill and many more. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 21: Pokhara - Kathmandu
Today we will go away this charming city Pokhara and return to busy Kathmandu city. Returning back to the capital, we will move to our hotel. We can do some shopping in Thamel or we also have options for going around Kathmandu for sightseeing which we have missed on the 2nd day of our trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 22: Departure
Today you will head off from this wonderful Himalayan homeland, Nepal. We look forward to meeting you again.
•Veteran and Government licensed guide and essential porters
•Transport from and to Kathmandu by air or road, as per the itinerary.
• Breakfast, lunch & dinner this includes coffee and tea
•Accommodation in tents or teahouses or 3 stars hotels
•Government or Local taxes, guide and porter salary and insurance, Tourist service charge
• Conservation area, national park fees.
• City Tour in Kathmandu with an experienced Guide (Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur)
• Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).
•International Airport Departure tax.
•International air ticket price
•Any type of individual expenses like alcoholic beverages, drinks, laundry, phone etc.
•Nepal entrance visa fee US$ 30 (period 60 days from the day of issue) - you may with no trouble get the visa as soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
•Trip termination costs, rescue & journey insurance, mishap or health emergency, migration, loss, stealing or damage to luggage and individual effects. We advise you to take out individual travel insurance.