Altitude: 5,416 Meters, Duration: 21 Days, Grade: Strenuous Trek

The Annapurna Region lies towards the northern part of Nepal, renowned as one of the world’s preeminent trekking destination. it escorts you through rhododendron forests and over the foothills of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. Annapurna Circuit Trekking gives you awesome views of the peaks Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri (The Spectacular Ice Pyramid) and Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and those of Annapurna South.

This trekking is the most rewarding way to experience Nepal’s natural embellishment and cultural assortment walking along through the forest of rhododendrons, isolated hamlets, small mountain villages, birds, animals, breathtaking landscapes, you will also encounter friendly and warm hearted people of different cultures offering a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:   Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02:   Rest, sightseeing, preparation, assignment and briefing.
Day 03:   Drive to Bhulbhule via Dumre and Besisahar.
Day 04:   Commence trek Bhulbhule to Shange (1136 mtrs)
Day 05:   Trek from Shange to Tal (1710 mtrs)
Day 06:   Terk from Tal to Bagarchhap (2160 mtrs)
Day 07:   Bagarchhap to Chame (2630 mtrs)
Day 08:   Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300 mts)
Day 09:   Trek from Pisang to Manang (3500 mtrs)
Day 10:   Acclimatization day at Manang.
Day 11:   Trek from Manang to Ledar (4250 mtrs)
Day 12:   Trek from Ledar to Phedi or High camp (4600 mtrs)
Day 13:   Trek from Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3710 mtrs)
Day 14:   Trek from Muktinath to Tukuche (2600 mtrs)
Day 15:   Trek from Tukuche to Ghasa (2100 mtrs)
Day 16:   Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1200 mtrs)
Day 17:  Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850 mtrs)
Day 18:   Explore Poonhill and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1495 mtrs)
Day 19:   Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara.
Day 20:   Tourist Bus Journey from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 21:   Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination. Drop TIA Airport.

Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel.
Welcome assistance by our representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Rest at the hotel and briefing about the trip. Overnight accommodation is set with BB Plan.

Day 2:Rest, sightseeing, preparation, assignment and briefing.
We organizes a half day city tour in and around Kathmandu Valley to make you live touch with the monuments, temples and monasteries such as durbar square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath or Swyambhunath etc. and provide you leisure time for rest and preparation for next trip to Annapurna Circuit Trek and evening briefing at your hotel. Your overnight accommodation is set in BB Plan at same Hotel.

Day 3: Drive to Bhulbhule via Dumre and Besisahar.   
The day begins with drive to Besisahar to Bhulbhule about 5-6 hrs from Kathmandu along to the Prithvi highway. We divert off the highway at the bustling town of Dumre and continue for a further one and half hours journey to Besisahar. After lunch, we complete the short drive to the road head at Bhulbhule (846 meters) in the Marysandi Valley, overnight at lodge or teahouse with dinner.

Day 4: Commence Trek Bhulbhule to Shange (1136 mtrs) .
Commence trek to Shange begins after having breakfast and the walk about  5-6 hrs as an easy start and then a taste of things to come- the climb up to Bahun Danda, a picturesque village at the top of this formidable ridge. Then it’s down, across terraces and over small streams, before rejoining the Marsyangdi and following it upstream for several km to our overnight camp with tea-house or lodge in full board near the village of Shange.

Day 5: Trek from Shange to Tal (1710 mtrs)
A wonderful walk with such changes in scenery and a range of gradients is begins today. From Tal we head across the river and ascend steeply to finally reach the ridge top high above. We cross another suspension bridge before a continued ascent up a narrow and beautiful valley where, after rain, many spectacular waterfalls will flow. Just before camp at Tal the first village in Manang, we come over a small rise and enter a wide, flat valley with a long, silvery waterfall to the right.

Day 6: Terk from Tal to Bagarchhap (2160 mtrs).
We make a trail verse crossing a wide, flat valley. The trail then climbs a stone stairway to 1860 mtrs till another stairway. The journey continues making up and down to Dharapani at 1890 mtrs. There we find a stone entrance Chorten typical of the Tibetan influenced villages from here northwards. We then visit the Bagarchhap at 2160 mtrs that offers the typical flat roofed stone houses of local Tibetans design although the village which is still in the transition zone before the dry highlands.

Day 7: Bagarchhap to Chame (2630 mtrs).
With often rough and rocky, the trail climbs to Tyanja at 2360 mtrs and then continues through forest, but near the river, to Kopar at 2590 mtrs. As we reach the Chame, the headquarters of the Manang district, we are rewarded by the fine views of Annapurna II as you approach Chame and two small hot springs by the town.

Day 8: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300 mtrs).
The day starts through deep forest in a steep and narrow valley, crosses a river on a long bridge at 2910 mtrs. We then cross another bridge at 3040 mtrs, from there the view of the soaring Paungda Danda rock face really begins to appear. From there the trail joins to climb to Pisang, which sprawls between 3200 mtrs and 3300 mtrs.

Day 9: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3500 mtrs).
Today we continue through the drier upper part of the Manang district, cut off from the full effect of the monsoon by the Annapurna Range. People of this region, herd yaks and raise crops for part of the year besides, they also continue to enjoy special trading rights gained way back in 1784. Leaving Pisang, we have an alternate trails north and south of the Marsyangdi River which meet up again at Mungji. The southern route by Hongde, with its airstrip, at 3325 mtrs involves less climbing than the northern route via Ghyaru, though there are better views on the trail that follows the northern bank of the river. From Mungji, the trail continues past the picturesque but partially hidden village of Bryanga at 3475 mtrs to nearby Manang at 3500 mtrs.

Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang.
Today we spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. The whole day we spend by doing some fine day walks and over viewing the magnificent views around the village and the day time is best to gain altitude. At the end of the day, we return back to our accommodation and have a night rest.

Day 11: Trek from Manang to Ledar (4250 mtrs).
Today we leave Manang, and the trail makes an ascent of nearly 2000 m to the Thorong-La pass. We make the climb steadily through Tenki, leaving the Marshyangdi Valley. Continuing along the Jarsang Khola Valley, we reach Ledar at 4250 mtrs, there we see the vegetation steadily more sparse.

Day 12:Trek from Ledar to Thorong-Phedi  (4420 mtrs).
The trail descends to cross the river at 4310 mtrs we then climb up to Phedi at 4420 mtrs. At High Camp on the elevation of 4600 mtrs, we can recently found some good Guesthouses built. Your overnight stay will be there.

Day 13:Trek from Thoroung-Phedi  to Muktinath (3710 mtrs).
The journey from Phedi “foot of the hill” or at the foot to the 5416 mtrs Thorong La pass, begins the day. We then make the climb steeply that is regularly used and easy to follow. However, the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. It often causes terrible problem to cross the pass if it is covered by snow. About four hours climb up to the pass marked by the Chortens and prayer flags. As you reach the top, you are rewarded by the magnificent view from the top.

Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Tukuche (2600 mtrs).
Tukuche is also nice settlements of more than 100 houses of Thakali people. It has also 2 monasteries, and one apple brandy factory. If you are interested to see how apple brandy is produced, you will be taken there.It’s really beautiful village.

Day 15: Trek from Tukuche to Ghasa (2100 mtrs).
From Tukuche the trek begins today downward walk along the Kaligandaki river beach with a trail of motor able road or if tired on self payment basis you can ride a bus or jeep up to Ghasa where your overnight accommodation is set.

Day 16: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1200 mtrs).
From Ghasa the trek begins today downward walk along the Kaligandaki river beach with a trail of motor able road or if tired on self payment basis you can ride a bus or jeep up to Tatopani where your overnight accommodation is set.

Day 17: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850 mtrs).
Today is a bit hard day for trek up to Ghorepani with about 50-60 degree slope up via Ghara, Shikha and Chitre the Braman and Magar Indigenous habitant. Lunch on the way and overnight at teahouse or lodge at Ghorepani is set.

Day 18: Explore Poonhill and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1495 mtrs) 
Early morning trip to Poonhill (3210 mtrs.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri , Tukuche Peak Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar , Mt. Annapurna I , Lamjung Himal and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. After breakfast trek to Tikhedhunga with 4-5 hours walking where the overnight accommodation with dinner is scheduled.

Day 19: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara.
This morning the trek starts after having breakfast in Tikhedhunga toward Nayapul about 4 hours with lunch on the way from where you are taken to Pokhara by private vehicle driving and keep you in Hotel as per agreed category with BB Plan.

Day 20:Tourist Bus Journey from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
After having breakfast your trip starts by drive back from Pokhara to Katmandu by tourist Coach about 6 hours driving and overnight is arranged in Kathmandu with BB Plan service.

Day 21: Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination.
Our  representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your home.

The Package Includes:

  • Airport -Hotel- Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Three nights’ hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • One nights’ hotel in Pokhara on BB plan.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking period.
  • Local fresh fruits where available.
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in Tea-house.
  • Annapurna Circuit Trekking map, one in a group.
  • An experienced Government License holder guide.
  • Trekking porter to carry your bags during the trekking 2:1, max 20 KG baggage/porter.
  • Food, drinks, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porters.
  • Ground transportation by coach from Kathmandu to Besishahar and Pokhara-Kathmandu.
  • Private vehicle from Nayapul to Pokhara after trekking.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation entry permits (ACAP fees).TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.

The Package Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Int’l airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and Laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.


The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers.

Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.

Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost.

The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters.

For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call.

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