Annapurna Circuit Trek - 17 Days

Annapurna Circuit Trek
1450

Annapurna Circuit Trekking is the best wilderness and cultural extravagance trekking in Nepal package. The trail takes you to the multiple geographical settings, different forests type, differing tribal communities, multicultural ethnic people, climatic zones and plethora of the abundant mountains, hills, rivers, gorges, high passes and waterfalls. The trail of actual walking starts from Jagat however you can move further to Manang Village in a jeep as there is rural highway recently constructed. Nepal Hiking Himalaya recommends you to trek rather than travel by jeep. This would be amazing authentic small group adventure trek. From Jagat of the Lamjung district the trekking moves towards Manang district valley. The place is also called as the village beyond hilly mountains because the views of the mountains are in the unusual northern side. Spectacular views of the mountains like Gangapurna, Tilicho, Annapurna, Pisang and other gigantic peaks can be seen from the valley. The place still practices the old ancient lifestyle on farming which would be enchanting for trekkers to observe. From Manang Village passing by the Yak Kharka your first major daunting junction in the Annapurna Circuit Trekking appears. The Thorang La Pass is the world famous pass which requires expert guidance and cool headed trekking guides. Nepal Hiking Himalaya offers the experienced trekking crew for your assistance. This would make your trip adventurous as well as safety. The moment you arrive in the lower Mustang area of Muktinath Temple the tranquil as well as serene environment pleases your mind and soul. Witness the famous temple holy for Buddhists and Hindu Followers as well as the nunneries conserving the natural gas flame. Then descend towards Kagbeni. The trail ahead is very easy and joyous. You will trek along the Kaligandaki River till the end of the route in Tatopani before steep ascending to Ghorepani Poon Hills. The places like Marpha, Jomsom, Tukuche, Kalopani and Tatopani are mainly inhabited by the Thakali ethnic people. Beautiful waterfalls and the serene forests would be your travelling companion. The sunrise view from the Poon Hill and the views of the Mountains like Annapurna, Himchuli, Nilgiri, Dhampus, Dhaulagiri etc. including surrounding villages looks absolutely beautiful. Book this diverse trekking in Nepal package of Nepal Hiking Himalaya. Jomsom Muktinath Trekking will be your trip of life in this Himalayan nation.

Day 1

Arrival in Katmandu, transfer to hotel, brief about the trip, and well-come dinner at evening through the typical Nepalese kitchen.

Day 2

Kathmandu to Besisahar Drive by private Car and then by local jeep to Jagat.

Day 3

Trekking Jagat to Dharapani

Day 4

Trekking Dharapani to Chame (2715m.) This day we walk for 6-7 hours to reach Chame from Dharapani. Chame is a district head quarter of Manang District, you will see the changing vegetation, people and the landscapes too changes and the air will gets cooler, the path then climb all the way through pine forests to Bagarchhap, the first village on the trek with distinctive Tibetan architecture. After a enjoyable walk to Bagarchhap, the altitude slowly gains as we come at Danaque and to the alpine region passing through farm, orchards and beautiful pine forest with views of towering peaks of Lamjung and Annapurna II, the trail follows the river Marsyangdi upstream passing by the villages of Latamanang and Koto before further half an hour brings you at Chame for overnight at the hotel. You will have a first striking view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal from here.

Day 5

Trekking Chame to Pisang (3185m.) From Chame, the trail heads off from the other side of the river on the northern bank passing through pine woods and small villages with few ups and downs till you reach the orchard village of Bhartang, a village of apple garden. Then, we continue on the gradual path up to a bridge, from the bridge a short steep climb through the pine forest brings you at the top of the ridge of Dhukure Pokhari for the lunch. After walking out of the tree line, a great view of Pisang peak on the north and the Chulu peak can be seen with Pisang village. From this top a gentle descent of one hour brings you to windswept village of Pisang for overnight. Explore Pisang villages and its riverside and over night at lodge.

Day 6

Trekking Pisang to Manang (3350m.) We, today move down to Pisang village and keep on walking towards Manang valley. We now, take a steady climb up for half an hour for reaching the top, stop at a ridge to get our first view of the Manang valley. This inspiring mark offers a splendid views of the valleys, Humde village with its short air-strip and the great peaks of Gangapurna, Annapurna II, III, Tilicho and on the right Chulu east, on the back Pisang peak. The walk moves further to Humde and pleasant walk up to the Braga village for conventionally built up Tibetans style of houses. From here flora changes, you will notice a contrast of landscape and dry mountain hills. From Bhratang, half an hour walk reaches to Manang for the overnight.

Day 7

Manang (Acclimatization Day in Manang) This is an acclimatization day and to rest as well as explore Manang. Manang is the village of about 500 flat-roofed houses which is the arresting set surrounded by some fabulous scenery -Annapurna II, Annapurna III (7,555 meters), Gangapurna (7,454 meters) to the South – Tilicho (7,132 meters) and the Grand Barrier to the West – Chulu West (6,583 meters) and Chulu East (6,059 meters) to the North.

Day 8

Trekking Manang to Yak Kharka From Manang, our route leads to a slow mount for an hour to the Tenki Manang for observing the view of the Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho peak. The track tenderly winds up offering exciting views and through terrains with juniper bushes as the only surviving vegetation around this region and will brings you at Yak-Kharka for the overnight.

Day 9

Trekking Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi/ High Camp We begin our hike with slow pace to Phedi which means ‘foot of the hill’. We still have same incredible view of mountains and background. After an hour walk, we reach at Ledar and continue to climb along the east bank of the Jorsang Khola, and then move down and cross the stream on a wooden bridge to get a small tea shop. We stop for amazing view and tea breaks, we follows a narrow path across a high, unstable slope before heading to Thorung Phedi for the overnight.

Day 10

Trekking Thorung Phedi/High Camp to Muktinath (3800m.) We today, have longest and tough day of the whole trip. We begin our walk early in the morning; today the track becomes steepest firstly and reaches at high camp. Walk on your own pace viewing with sunrise and sight of the mountains. We continuously walk to the top takes 3-4 hrs to the Throng top and with a great feeling of victory take a short breaks for picturesque scenery and down to the Mustang part of mountains and the Kaligandaki valley far below to the West. Lastly, we made to Muktinath after 7-8 hrs long walk and overnight at lodge.

Day 11

Marpha to Kalopani From Marpha, we trek from Marpha to Kalopani. Our way, move down to Marpha, a lovely village of whitewashed houses and fertile fields. Keep on walking down following the Kali Gandaki and we reach the old Thakali trading center of Tukuche. As the track continues, the Himalayan rain shadow end and open spaces make way for coniferous forest and Kalopani (2560m.) From here there are fantastic encircled views of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna high above.

Day 12

Kalopani to Tatopani Today, we will have a striking walk, with another alteration into sub tropical vegetation and the return of water buffalo, banyan trees and poinsettias. The track follows the kali Gnadaki River through a narrow gorge, and descends to cross a bridge near a spectacular waterfall, before winding through the valley to Tatopani. The hot water springs that give the village its name provide the perfect opportunity for a good ‘scrub.

Day 13

Tatopani to Ghorepani Today we move from Tatopani to Ghorepani steadily climbing all day, we eventually leave behind the terraced fields and walk through thick rhododendron forest to the village of Ghorepani. We camp at the pass for the best views of the sunset over the spectacular, snow-capped Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Range.

Day 14

Ghorepani to Tadapani This is the most considerable day of our trek. We start our journey climbing to Poon Hill (3210m) which offers best splendid scenery of sunrise over the high mountains. Lot of white mountain can be seen from here including Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna South (7119m), Fishtail (6993m), Nilgiri south, Singa chuli , Annapurna I (8091m) and many more peaks. We then descend to Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani for 6 hours. Trek leads mainly up and down hill through the forest. Stay overnight at Tadapani.

Day 15

Tadapani to Ghandruk On this day our journey moves to Ghandruk which takes about 4 hours. We walk steeply through dense damp forest, where you may see monkeys, and continues down over a sequence of rock-cut steps that follow a leaping stream. Arrive in Ghandruk 1950m,and explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement.

Day 16

Ghandruk to Nayapul Pokhara, Our trek today, goes down to Nayapul through the cultivated fields in Modi khola valley which takes around 4 hours and drive back to Pokhara in 1 hour.

Day 17

Pokhara to Kathmandu Early in the morning our guide will wake you up and then drive you to the tourist bus station. The bus leaves in the morning to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu, our guide will take you to your selected hotel.

Cities:

  • Nepal hiking Himalaya provides  by  Private car ,hice,jeep, and luxirous bus Arrival & Departure transfers on both international and domestic flights,
  • Hotel accommodation in a single/ Twin-sharing Basis with breakfast.
  • Local guided tour of the city with Private tours to the  historical, cultural and heritage sites as mentioned on the itinerary.
  • If required assistance for the trekking shifter and the shopping for the trekking equipment.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu like a local food which is dalbhat.
Trek:
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) while in trekking.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu using *** star hotel or similar Guest house Hotel Resort,
  • Tea and coffee during the trip.
  • Accommodation in teahouse / lodge during trekking.
  • Private vehicle survives starting and ending points of the treks.
  • Domestic flights and departure tax if mentioned on the itinerary.
  • Nepal Hiking Himalaya Treks provide – sleeping bag, duffel bag for the use during the trip, garbage plastic bag.
  • Professional mountain guide with high experience trained in Wilderness First Aid and licensed by the Nepalese government.
  • First Aid Kit Comprehensive.
  • Necessary Porters to carry all group equipment and personal gear.
  • competent insurance for all staff including porters and guide.
  • Provides Trekking map for each trekker.
  • Trekking permit and government tax.
  • Any other items mentioned on the itinerary.

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Excluded

• Meals on the cities except Welcome Dinner. • Nepal entry visa fee US$45 for one month which you will get it in to Kathmandu airport. • Personal trekking equipment. For personal expenses like alcoholic drinks, laundry, mineral water, cold drinks, hot shower, battery charge, etc. • Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters expected. International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges. • Valid Travel Insurance with Medical treatment in case of emergency Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc.

Price

  • $1450

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