Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Beshisahar,
  • Experience low altitude to high altitude.
  • Every day different landscape
  • Multiple cultures
  • Beautiful Manage village
  • Thorongla pass
  • Experience to mUstang  Buddhist culture  
  • Highlights of the trek: Beautiful landscapes, valleys, green hills, dense forests, artistic waterfalls, tranquil lakes, pristine rivers, gorge, temples, monasteries, Gompas, superb views of Annapurna (8091m.), Dhaulagiri (8168m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Nilgiri (7061m.) and Himchuli (6441m.), diverse culture of different ethnic groups such as Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, Magar, Thakali and Tibetan Buddhist.

 

About Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek offers a complete round journey of the Annapurna region. Affordable Price Guaranteed service, This Trek is an adventurous and romantic trip start from low land to highpass thorong La Pass. Annapurna circuit is also called Annapurna round trek because of this trek complete the round journey of the Annapurna region. Annapurna circuit trek starts from Lamjung districts and ends in Kaski. Trekkers around the world frequently go for this trek because of its unbelievable natural beauty and diverse cultural attraction. One of the prominent features of this trek is that during Annapurna circuit trek trekkers can fell the unique experience because this trek starts from very lush landscapes of Lamjung district and gradually reach to the totally barren landscapes of Manang and Mustang district. Annapurna circuit trek offers beautiful landscapes, valleys, green hills, dense forests, artistic waterfalls, tranquil lakes, pristine rivers, gorge, temples, monasteries, Gompas situated in five districts Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, Myagdi, and Kaski districts.

Annapurna circuit trek is one of the important natural journeys around the Annapurna region because during this trek trekkers can see the several naturally decorated gadgets which please the eye and take the heart of every trekker. In Annapurna circuit trek stunning glimpse of the beautiful mountains of the region such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, and Himchuli always give pleasure to the trekkers which help to make their long journey untried. Moreover, beautiful landscapes, valleys, green hills, dense forests, artistic waterfalls, tranquil lakes, pristine rivers, gorge, sacred temples, colorful monasteries, Gompas are the other attractions of Annapurna circuit trek.

Experience of diverse culture and religion is another important aspect of the Annapurna circuit trek. During this trek, trekkers go through the several typical villages of diverse ethnic groups of Nepal such as Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, Magar, Thakali and Tibetan Buddhist where trekkers can know the diverse culture, traditions, customs, systems, rituals, festivals and way of life of these ethnic groups. Moreover, in the Annapurna circuit trek there are lots of sacred temples, colorful monasteries, and Gompas where trekkers can see the Hindu and Buddhist way of religious rituals. This trek starts from Besisahar and ends in Nayapul on the way it completes the round journey of beautiful and important places.

Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel Royal suite Hotel

Welcome Nepal, You will land Kathmandu airport and Beyond the limits, staff will receive you from the airport and drop to your Hotel in Kathmandu royal suite. Our manager He will brief you on the tour and trek. He will introduce with your guide for your trek and tour in Nepal.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1300

This is your second day in Nepal. After your breakfast, our tour guide will receive you from the hotel with a private car to explore the world heritage sites (Durbar square Kathmandu, Patan, which are built in 16th to the 17th century by Malla king) and famous temples like Pashupatinath Temple, Monkey temple, and Boudhanath stupa. After the full day sightseeing, you will back to your hotel and preparation and check of gears and medicine for the trek. He will give you some suggestion to make the trip safely.

Today you will wake up early and get your breakfast then straight drive to Buspark to Get Deluxe bus to Besisahar. It will take 5/6 Hrs drive through Prithvi Highway which mostly drives through the bank of most popular rafting river Trisuli. After 3/4 hrs drive we will cross the trishuli river and start to fallow Marsyangdi passing famous small towns. Suspending Highway another excitement of the drive and you may see people working on their farm.After reaching besishahar you will check in hotel guide will brief about the trek and check the equipment and gears.

Today after your breakfast you will be ready to drive another 5/6 Hrs in an adventurous bumpy highway to Manang valley.Before it was starting point but due to road construction many trekkers skip this section and drive until Chame.During the drive, you will see famous village Nagdi, Bhulbhule, Jagat, Chamze, Taal, Dharapani, Danaque, and Koto. This is the day Mt Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and Annapurna south will warmly welcome you in the land of Himalaya.

Today is real trek start day. You will leave Chame after breakfast.The day starts through deep Pine forest through narrow valley made by Marsyangdi river, crosses a river on a long bridge at 2910m. We then cross another bridge at 3040m, Paungda Danda rock face really begins to appear in front of you. When you will reach Dhukur Pokhari then you will see wide Manang valley with Annapurna II , Pisang peak, Chulu east and some part of Lamjung Himal.

With wake up the beautiful morning, you will finish your breakfast and will ready for the trek to Ngawal which is an alternative route because of the road. After walking 10/15 minute from Pisang trail will climb to Ghyaru Village which has the fantastic view of Annapurna range and beautiful Humde village and airfield there which often used by trekkers. The trail between Ghyaru and Nagwal is not so hard mostly goes flat from the side of the hill. This is the beautiful day with the view of Annapurna II, Annapurna Iv, Annapurna III and Tilicho peak far in the valley. When you reach Nagarwal you can have lunch and rest.

This is short day trek to Manang because of altitude. The trail goes small down to the valley and flat and gently climb through thin and short pine forest. Munji, a small village from where the trail split to Milarepa cave and Ice lake looks so nice with some cattle grazing around. After walking 30 minutes you will be in another ancient village where you find an oldest Baraga Monastery build in the 15th century in the hill.You can have the short look of the monastery and walk another nearly one hour to Manang, the famous and ancient settlements of Manangi.

Today we spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. The whole day we spend by doing some fine day walks and overviewing the magnificent views around the village and the daytime is best to gain altitude. After breakfast, you may hike to Gangapurna viewpoint or Hundred lama Gompa (Every trekker offer him 100 rupees and get the blessing for good luck Thorong la pass).If you want to make your day more adventure you can hike 8/9 hrs to Ice Lake and back. At the end of the day, we return back to our accommodation and have a night rest.

Today we leave Manang and heads to Yak kharka (Locally called Yak shelter), and the trail makes an ascent of nearly 500 m to on the way Thorong La pass. We make steeply climb after Tenki (Old Manang). Trai starts through the middle of the village and leaves the Marshyangdi Valley. The continuing climb will bring you to Gesang. Two to three hours gentle walks will be another experience how you struggle with high altitude walk. After you reach you can take your lunch and hike a bit higher to be used to and have good sleep in Yak kharka.

Today trail gradually climbs another 200m to Leather village (4200m ) offering beautiful Annapurna range, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Khangsar Khang and Chulu peak near in front. From Leather trail descends to cross the river at 4310m we then climb up to Phedi at 4420m Through small tea shop and small landslide area. It is quite a risky area because Yaks or blue sheep may be running in the top of the landslide. After making an hour lunch break trail goes straight climb to High Camp on the elevation of 4600 m, we can find High camp Guesthouses for sleep at the elevation of (4900 m).

This will be the hard and adventurous day of the whole trip. We will make the hard and steeply climb that will be in a dark early morning after getting early breakfast and packed lunch for the day. However, the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. It often causes the terrible problem to cross the pass if it is covered by snow. About four to five hours climb up to the pass marked by the Chortens, prayer flags and Signboard of Throng la pass, fixed by ACAP. As you reach the top, you are rewarded by the magnificent view of Himalaya with sunrise from the top. After some snap of the picture, you will head towards Muktinath through continues down to Chambharu (Phedi another side) leaving Thorong peak and Yak khawa behind. We suggest walk slow down, the trail may have snow and ice.

Today you will take early Bus/Jeep to Tatopani to skip newly constructed road which will be so dusty and more and more vehicle carrying pilgrims to the famous holy temple of Hindus and Buddhist. Jeep/Bus drive down Jharkot, Kagbeni, Ekle Bhatti, Jomsom, Marpha, Tukuche, Lete kalopani, Ghasa, Dana, and Tatopani. Before road, it was amazing trek route passing through Mustang people in up than Jomsom and Thakali (Traditional salt traders) with their beautiful settlement and typical culture of Thakali. During you descend drive you may see Mt Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri and Annapurna I. After checking in the hotel you can go for Hot Spring Bath in the evening.

Today is a bit hard day for the trek up to Ghorepani (Place for drinking water of Horse) with about 50-60 degree slope up via Ghara, Shikha and Chitre with the continuous view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri south and Baraha Shikhar. Mainly these villages are densely occupied by Magar Indigenous ethnic group who are very famous for Gurkha. Shikha / Chitre will be the lunch break after whole day climb. After Chitre trail still goes climb to Ghorepani through the beautiful Oak and Rhododendron forest. Once you climb 1800 m you will feel how worthy to choose such a big day. Complete panoramic view of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Annapurna make Ghorepani a piece of Heaven.

This will be another memorable day of the trek because Early morning trip to Poonhill (3232m) in dark morning walk before breakfast to catch the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Mt. Annapurna I, Lamjung Himal which have best near sunrise view you saw ever. After sunrise view, you will back to the guesthouse and take your yummy breakfast. Then you have to ready trek all the way down via beautiful forest, Nangethanti, Banthanti, Local Magar village Ulleri and steeply down trek to Tikhedhunga, Hile, Sudame, Birethanti, and Nayapul. When you reach to Nayapul then you will drive two hours in the affine road to Pokhara and check in hotel.

Today you will drive back to Kathmandu.After breakfast you will short drive to Pokhara tourist bus park from there you will get luxurious tourist Coach to Kathmandu which is 209 km driving distance.On this day there will be some breaks for lunch and refreshment. When you reach nearby Thamel then your guide will drop to your hotel.

Day 16 free from program

What's included

Included

  • A trekking guide.
  • One porter between two clients.
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek
  • Daily three times meals( breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek
  • ACAP permit
  • TIMS Trekking permit
  • Insurance & equipment to guide
  • Round trip BUS tickets for you & guides
  • Transportation by car/Hiace /bus from Naya pul
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 3 night Hotel royal suite
  • Hotel in Pokhara 1 night
  • Vat and government Tax.
  • The service does not mention above.
  • Beyond The Limits Treks Bag.
  • First Aid kids
  • Government Tax and Vat
  • International flight to and from Nepal
  • Nepal visa fees.
  • Monastery and temple and world heritage site entrance fees
  • you like to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu ($124 one way )
  • Hotel in Kathmandu more than 3 nights
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • All drinks( Hot/cold/Bottled/mineral water)
  • Emergency rescue cost in the case of emergency rescue
  • Bar bill
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Meals in Pokhara
  • Tips for guide & porter