Annapurna Circuit Trek
The Annapurna circuit trek is one of the most popular trekking/hiking destinations in the world. It is located in the Annapurna Conservation Area in the Midwestern region of Nepal. Annapurna Circuit trekking is a trekkers paradise filled with different superb Himalayan scenery, different type of animals such as musk deer, leopards, jackals, mountain Tharp, pheasant, and other long tails birds. You will also have breathtaking views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937m) , Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail/Machhapuchhare (6998m) , Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche peak (6920m), Tilicho peak (7134m) and countless other named and unnamed peaks above 6000m.
Annapurna Circuit trekking is distinctly different than other trekking destinations in Nepal by virtue of its beautiful landscapes, natural scenery as well as a variety of people and a rich cultural heritage. You will have an opportunity to meet and learn about the different tribal cultures including Bramin, Chhetri, Gurung, Magars, Thakalies and others. The Annapurna Circuit trek is truly one of the classic treks of the world. The Circuit trail goes around the Annapurna range, following the courses of two mighty rivers: the Marsyangdi in the east and the Kali Gandaki in the west and takes you over the 5416m-high Thorung La Pass between the upper reaches of theses rivers. The Kali Gandaki is the world’s deepest gorge, flanked by the massive Dhaulagiri and Annapurna rangea. The flora and fauna as well as geography and culture also change dramatically as you make your way around the Circuit. The best times of year for the Annapurna circuit trek are in the spring, March to May, and in the autumn, September to November. The Annapurna circuit trek general itinerary and duration are shown below. Custom itineraries are also available, and you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345 meters). Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu city tour. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Besisahar (830 meters) by bus 7 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 4: Trek to Bahundanda (1310 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 5: Trek to Chamje (1400 meters) 5 hours. Overnight to Guest House.
Day 6: Trek to Bagarchhap (2160 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 7: Trek to Chame (2630 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 8: Trek to Pisang (3300 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 9: Trek to Manang (3540 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang village. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 11: Trek to Yak Kharka (4000 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 12: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4450 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 13: Trek to Muktinath (3800 meters) via Thorung La pass (5416 meters) 8 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 14: Trek to Marpha (2670 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 15: Trek to Ghasa (2010 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 16: Trek to Tatopani (1190 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 17: Rest and relaxing day at Tatopani. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 18: Trek to Ghorepani (2810 meters) 6 hours.Overnight at Guest House.
Day 19: Hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tikhedunga (1570 meters) 5 hours.Guest House.
Day 20: Trek to Nayapul (1010 meters) 3 hours and drive to Pokhara.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 21: Pokhara city tours. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 22: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345 meters). Overnight at Hotel
Day 23: Bhaktapur Sight seeing. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 24: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Planning your trek
Upper Mustang Region