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Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek leads us to the entire Annapurna massif stretching as far as Make an incredible trekking journey through one of the best trekking circuits in the world. Annapurna Circuit Trek leads us to the entire Annapurna massif stretching as far as the unequaled Thorong La Pass. Considered and preferred as one of the best long distance trekking circuit in the world. The splendid pass is not only a challenging entity but one of the exquisite points on the earth to get splendid views of the sublime beauty of the mighty Himalayas. Annpurna Circuit Trek presents with thrills of walking through the world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki along with the Marshyangdi river valley which is truly stunning.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking commences from Beshisahar and traverses through lush sub-tropical forests and traditionally carved rice terraced fields. As we move on through the interesting fields, paths, mountainous backdrop and ridges, as every ridge brings a Himalayan Panorma with Annapurna and Himchuli complimenting and glorifying each other’s formidable presence. The Annapurna Circuit Trek offers an excellent opportunity to familiarize with diverse ethnic communities, culture and unchanged daily lifestyles for centuries. Next the trial steadily traverses through the magnificent Manang Valley and some parts of lower Mustang with traces of Tibetan influence can be sensed all along the trail. Here we get hold of breathtaking glimpse of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167), Machhapuchre (6,993), Manaslu (8,156m), Gangapurna (7,455m) and Tilicho Peak (7,134m) around the circuit. As we move on along the circuit getting acquainted with various natural splendors we visit the sacred site of Muktinath revered and held high by both the Hindus and the Buddhist communities. To avoid the dusty traditional route along the Kali Gandaki Valley newer section are traced out and is relatively easier and pollution free leading through impressive villages and meets at the traditional route to Marpha. After visiting some Gompas here we unwind our Annapurna Circuit Trek under our expert trekking guides and head back towards Pokhara and fly back to Kathmandu.
 Destination Himalaya Treks & Expedition has customized itineraries to give you the best option and season for trekking to derive the best when the weather is clearer and the circuit is less crowded. Be a part of this journey with us the unequaled Thorong La Pass. Considered and preferred as one of the best long distance trekking circuit in the world. The splendid pass is not only a challenging entity but one of the exquisite points on the earth to get splendid views of the sublime beauty of the mighty Himalayas. 


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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.)
In your arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport the representative of Destination Himalaya treks give you warm welcome in adventurous Himalayan country Nepal. 

Day 02: In Kathmandu, Sightseeing
In morning, after having breakfast you visit the heritage sites of Kathmandu and prepare for the trekking. While visiting, our representative guides you and helps you to get knowledge about those heritage sites. In the morning you visit the Boudhanath sputa- the oldest Buddhist sputa. Then you visit the oldest Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. After that you head to another Buddhist sputa Swayambhunath which is located in the hillock. From there you can observe the 360 degree view of the Kathmandu valley. After launch you visit Kathmandu Durbar square. Then you prepare for the trekking.

Day 03: Travel to Khudi (800m.) through Besisahar 8/9 hours drive
We start our Annapurna Circuit trek from Kathmandu after breakfast. The tourist bus ran over the Prithivi highway along with the Trishuli River. You can see the additional landscape of Himalayan country Nepal. Green forest and hill, constant Trishuli River, rivulet, farms, grass land, Himalayan views and village. Your bus has stopped at Dumre and will be headed to Besisahar. Within 30 minutes, we will be able to reach Khudi. Our foot step will be stoped at Khudi and you can enjoy with local food, vegetable, fruits and culture of local people.

Day 04: Khudi to Sirung (2200m.), 6/7 hours walk
The day starts with crossing the suspension bridge, time and again. Similarly, up and down of the hill, gaze the crops land, foliage and flora. We will be up to the hills above the Khudi. On the way to Sirung, we crass Tamang settlement at Taranche. Taranche is the famous village not only for Tamang heritage but also views of Mount Manaslu and Nadi Chuli. The village Chuli has the facility of home stay. Our small group should pass the night in different home.

Day 05: Trek to Chamje (1410m.), 5/6 hours walk
Today we will be walked only 800 miters. Chamje is around 800 miters down from Sirung. Our trek follows the Marsyangdi River. The implausible landscape of waterfall, attractive tiny village, jungle makes your trip easy and interesting. Through Syange (1100m.) and Jagat (1300m.) we will be reached at Chamje.

Day 06: Trek to Dharapani (1960m.), 4/5 hours walk

Today our mission will be at Dharapani. First entrance of Manang region, we passes through the field of various crops, forest of Bamboo, and celebration of rhododendron has welcomed you. By crossing the attractive village Tal, we will be completed our targeted trek of the day. Overnight at Dharapani

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2710m.), 5/6 hours walk
Today after breakfast we start our trek towards to forest. We have to 5/6 hours that day. In the way of green forest sparkling of Annapurna IV, Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal add you enjoy. The hot spring on the way can be seen. Overnight at Chame.

Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3300m.), 5/6 hours walk
You have been walking in the surrounded area of white Himalayas. The days have been passing throughout bank of river, cross the suspension bridge time and again. You will be able to see the U turned Manang valley and reached at Pisang. 

Day 09: Trek to Manang, 5/6 hours walk
To go Manang you can chose one way among two at Pisang. The upper one has offered by the representative of Destination Himalaya treks because it offers the massif views of various mountains of Annapurna range. You have got chance to see the biggest monastery of Manang district. Overnight at Manang.

Day 10: Free day at Manang
Today is or first acclimatization day. It is necessary for your health and makes balance of body. We can hike near about Manang. We prefer you Gangapurna Lake, Ice Lake and Thorang La. When we go up you have got chance to see the mountain clearly and nearly. The village nea about Manang had old Monasteries can be seen. The Himalayan rescue situated at Manang helps you in your possible problem.

Day 11:  Manang to Phedi (4600m.), 6/7 hours walk
Today we leave Manang and we ascend to the Thorung La pass. We make the climb steadily through Tenki, leaving the Marsyangdi Valley. Continuing along the Jarsang Khola Valley, we reach Ledar at 4250m, there we see the vegetations steadily more sparse.

Day 12:  Phedi to Muktinath (3800m.), 4/5hours walk

We begin our journey from Phedi (foot of the hill) and make the climb steeply that is regularly used and easy to follow. About four hours climb up to the pass marked by the chortens and prayer flags. As you reach the top, you can enjoy the magnificent view of the Nilgiris and the massif of Dhaulagiri (8167m). In Muktinath We could see the pilgrims purifying themselves in the 108 sacred water fountains.

Day 13:  Muktinath to Marpha (2670m.), 5/6 hours walk
From Muktinath we head to Marpha. Marpha is for apple. 2hrs of descend and 1hrs30min of walk in the flat land lead to Jomsom where we have Lunch. Again it takes an hour and 30 minute on flat way to reach Marpha We taste the apple juice, cider, and Calvados local to celebrate the passage of Pass. 

Day 14:  Marpha to Tatopani (1200m.), 6/7 hours walk

This day also we continue following the Kaligandaki River. On the way we can see the Dhaulagiri glacier as well as the Tukuche Peak (6920m.)  After arrival at Kalopani we might see the summit of Annapurna 1 (8091m.), it is visible only from this village during the whole trek.  Then we we walk in the descent path.

Day 15:  Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850m.), 6/7 hours walk
Tatiopani is famous for its natural hot spring. This is the best place to relax your body. From Tatopani, we have very beautiful view on the Nilgiri. We leave Kaligandaki climbing in the direction to Ghorepani. We can observe the panoramic view of massif Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas.

Day 16:  Ghorepani to Ghandruk, 5/6 hours walk
Early in the morning we climb to Poon Hill from where we observe the sunrise in the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and the Annapurnas range. Then we descend through the humid tropical forest where the water falls, Rhododendrons and orchids are found. At last we arrive at Ghandruk the superb village of Gurungs.

Day 17:  Ghandruk to Pokhara, 5/6 hours walk

Today we gradually descend to Nayapul walking in the mountain flank at first and then river bank of Modi Khola. From Nayapul we take Bus to Pokhara.

Day 18: Pokhara Tour and Sightseeing
This day we visit the Pokhara valley. It is the beautiful city which is god gifted with the natural beauty. We visit Mahindra Cave, Davis Falls, Fewa Lake, world peace pagoda etc. you can enjoy the full day whatever time you need.

Day 19: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Early in the morning we catch tourist bus and drive back to Kathmandu via Prithivi highway. It takes 7/ 8 hours to arrive at Kathmandu. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu by domestic airlines. After arriving Kathmandu, you can visit any place whatever you are intended to. In evening, the farewell dinner will be held.

Day 20: Departure

This day you flight to your own destination.

Price Includes
All land transportation by private vehicle, (Airport /Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu 3 star categorized with breakfast.
Foods (by Lodge menu) and accommodation at best available teahouse lodge and tented camp during the trek en-route.
Friendly and Professional English speaking trekking guide.
Life insurance for all Nepali staffs and their daily wages.
Trekkers Information Management System TIMS (Trekking permit), National Park permits or Conservation Fees.
Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
All Official taxes and service charge.

Price Excludes
Personal transportation except above programs.
Meals during your stay in Kathmandu.
Personal trekking gears.
Emergency evacuation (If incase).
Drinks except tea and coffee during trekking
Airfare: To & from your country.
Tips for support crews after the trip.

Trip Summary                   Besi Sahar - Manang - Muktinath - Ghorepani -Birethanti

Mode of trekking tour       Lodge Basic

Duration                           18th Days (ktm- ktm)

Grade Information          Strenuous

Season                             Spring/Autumn

Group Size                       01 - N Person

Cost                                 On request

Challenging Thorong La Pass, 5416 meters, Very old monastery village "Kagbeni" where you are suggested to visit more than 1000 years old Monastery, Deepest Gorge in the world just between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya, beautiful landscapes throughout the trekking.

Sleeping bag, Trekking boots, Sun hat, Trekking polls, Torch light, Sleepers, Down Jacket, Coat against rain and wind, Daily wearing cloths, Enough warm cloths, Cream against cold and sun, Hand gloves, some pair woolen socks

Depature Date Returned Date Price Discount Grand Total Status Book
Apr 04, 2018 Apr 17, 2018 USD. 1099 --- --- available
Apr 12, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 USD. 1099 8% 1011.08 available