The Annapurna Circuit Trek is top-tier trek in Nepal. During this trek, trekkers will get an opportunity to closely view the snowscape of Annapurna range.Muktinath, Tatopani, Ghorepani and Poonhill are the major hubs during the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Muktinath Temple, located in the Mustang Region of Nepal, is a sacred site for the followers of Hinduism and Buddhism. The Muktinath Temple is known as a place for moksha (liberation). The Mukti Dhara, Shaligram and Jwala Mai temple are few attractions in the Muktinath area.
Tatopani is another place to enjoy during the trek. In Nepali, Tatopani means hot water. Hence, Tatopani is a hot water spring. People come to Tatopani to take a bath in the spring as it is believed that the hot water of the spring cures skin and also bone diseases. From Tatopani, trekker will head towards Ghorepani. Poon-hill is an attraction of Ghorepani. During sunrise, the view of Annapurna, Mansalu and Dhaulagiri range as it touches the bright sky will stun viewers.
Go For Nepal has a three 3 weeks itinerary for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Accommodation and food will be looked after by Go For Nepal during the trekking period.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal. Welcome and meeting at airport and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation and rest. Preparation for trekking, meeting with mountain guide, instruction.
Day 2: Drive to Besisahar
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Besisahar. Moving to the village through Dhumre on individual passenger vehicles (137 kilometers from Kathmandu, about 5 hours). On the way glancing in small villages and towns Newari, a unique ethnic group of Nepal; at the confluence of the rivers and Trishuli where many begin rafting program (alloy on inflatable rafts). In Besisahar - accommodation in a mountain shelter.
Day 3 Trek to Bahundada
Start trekking in the Annapurna Conservation Area. Throughout the route porters carry the main burden - Sherpas. The group is accompanied by a qualified local guide-wire. The trail passes through picturesque terraced rice fields; Khuda village inhabited by Gurung (many of the famous Nepalese Gurkha belongs to this nation) and small (up to 1500 m.) passes, offering amazing views of the Great Himalaya Range. Overnight in a mountain shelter Bahundhana village (1310 m above sea level). Total Time travel on foot - about 5 hours.
Day 4 Trek to Chyamje
The trek to the village Chyamje (1400 m). The trail steeply down into the valley and crosses river Marsyandi (suspension bridge). Total Time travel on foot - about 6 hours.
Day 5 Trek to Bagarchhap
Go to the village Bagarchhap (2160 m). Excellent attraction today -chorten at the entrance to the village Dharapani typical structure under the influence of silnymtibetskim northern mountain villages of Nepal. In many homes look bagarchhap already quite Tibetan, with flat roofs and small windows - loopholes. It should go to the local monastery - Dickey gompa. Night in a shelter.
Day 6 Trek to Chame
The day starts with a climb to the village Tandja (2360 m). The trail gradually goes higher and higher, through the magnificent pine forests, past spectacular waterfalls to the village Kopar (2590 m) and the place of today's overnight - Chame (2630 m). Chame - the administrative center of the whole district of Manang, meets all the huge mani wall with prayer wheels and carved stones mantras. In the village are many shops, there are post office, bank, medical center, telephone.
Day 7 Trek to Pisang
The trail passes through a narrow wooded valley, crosses two suspension bridges. Overnight accommodation - in Pisang (3250 m).
Day 8 Trek to Manang
The track to the village of Manang (3500 m.)Leads us to a much more arid zone, cut off from the monsoon Annapurna massif. Here, the Tibetan influence is dominant in all found in abundance. Manang - the unofficial capital of the entire region: close to the village there is an airport, in the village - the post of the Association of salvation in the Himalayas. Every day, about 15 hours, are held free lectures about the dangers of high-altitude trekking and mountain sickness. Overnight in a mountain shelter.
Day 9 Acclimatization in Manang Village
Day of acclimatization in Manang. It is best to make a relaxed stroll around the neighborhood - is a little bit to go beyond the village and everywhere views of snow-capped peaks (including eight thousand). Interesting place Bhoja gompa monasteries, located halfway between Bryag and the village of Manang. Overnight in a mountain shelter in Manang.
Day 10 Trek to Thorung Phedi
Go to the Thorung Phedi (4420 m.), The village near the pass. The trail enters the zone of alpine meadows, sparse bushes and crosses the creek Dzharsang Cola on a wooden bridge at an altitude of 4300 m. Prepare for restless nights: may affect height, and about two o'clock "in the morning" many groups begin to prepare for the exit.
Day 11 Trek to Muktinath
The most difficult and important day. Early in the morning, immediately after the release of Thorung Phedi begins a steep climb. Until Thorung La pass (5416 m.) Can be reached in 4-6 hours. The trail is well broken in the case of illness or extreme fatigue in Thorung Phedi can hire horses. The pass is marked multicolored Buddhist prayer flags, chortens and small pyramids of stones. Types of the Himalayas, with the opening of the pass and the trail can be called outstanding. Descend the steep - we lose about 1,600 meters altitude - and takes about 4 hours. Muktinath (3800 m), which is scheduled night - is a town of small hotels and mountain shelters. It is interesting to go to the famous temple of "burning water", a place of pilgrimage for millions of Hindus and "sadhu" for thousands of years. In the evening you can celebrate a victory over the pass.
Day 12 Trek to Kagbeni
The path leads down to the village Kagbeni (2810 m), famous for its magnificent monastery, a typical Tibetan architecture (tiny streets of this maze twisted among mud houses), numerous chortens and mani walls. From Kagbeni starts a long track in a semi-independent, fully closed to foreigners until 1992. A few more hours of course - and we are in Jomsom, this oasis of civilization. In addition to shops, military camps and the airport there is even the point of sending e-mail. Farewell night in West Nepal - fairy edge of the huge snow-capped peaks and amazing people. Parting with a guide and Sherpas.Overnight in a mountain shelter.
Day 13 Fly back to Pokhara
Morning flight to Pokhara, a famous city in western Nepal, "the world capital of the hippies of the 1970s", located at the foot of the grand mountains of the Annapurna massif. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Dramatic change of conditions of accommodation allows you to enjoy the full rest. Evening - the perfect time to enjoy the relaxed pace of life and virtues of Pokhara. We recommend that come to the so-called «Lakeside» - the epicenter of the best in the wonderful city
Day 14 Drive back to Kathmandu
Brunch at the hotel. Free time in Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu. Travel time - about 6-7 hours. Meeting, transfer to the hotel 4.Free time for independent study of the capital of the exotic mountain kingdom. Farewell dinner in a restaurant in the city with national cuisine.
Day 15 Final Departure
Breakfast and free time in Kathmandu. Timely transfer to the airport.Departure from Kathmandu.
- Standard twin sharing accommodation in a three star level hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included.
- All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
- Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (11 nights Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style).
- Licensed English speaking guide.
- The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
- Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
- Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on second last day.
- Down Jacket and Sleeping bag during the trek (should be returned to us)
- All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
- Rescue service arrangement only (covered by your travel insurance)
- Official expenses.
- Nepal Visa
- Air travel to/from Nepal,
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
- Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
- Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
- Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.
- Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
- Travel Insurance
- Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements will be covered by travel insurance.
Trip EquipmentFor Head
- Sun hat / Scarf
- Sun glasses
- Head Tourch
- Water Proof Jacket
- Down Jacket
- Light Weight T-shirt
- Water Proof Pants
- Light Weight Pant
- Thin Inner socks
- Woolen socks
- Hiking boots (preferred comfortable boots)
- Trekking and sleeping bags
- Water and camel bottle etc
Please be noted that the price per person is fixed as stated below. We provide group discounts of 15% for booking of two or more than two person. If a group booking of 10 or more than 10 people, then it is subjected to a maximum discount with the availability of free trip for a person. And if your group is much larger, please contact us to negotiate about the discount. By the way, we also provide private and tailor made trip best suited for you.
Note: Start dates are your arrival date in Nepal, whereas, End dates are the returning date from Nepal.
|Start Date||End Date||Price Per Person||Status|
|3rd October 2017||17th October 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|7th October 2017||21st October 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|15th October 2017||29th October 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|19th October 2017||2nd November 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|26th October 2017||9th November 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|2nd November 2017||16th November 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|7th November 2017||21st November 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|14th November 2017||28th November 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|18th November 2017||2nd December 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|23rd November 2017||7th December 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
|28th November 2017||12th December 2017||$ 1280||Guaranteed|
Considering our clients' wish, we also provide private trip to them by which they can spend their memorable moments without any disturbance.
Tailor Made Trip
Taking this itinerary as base, you can make your own itinerary. You can add your own activities like Kathmandu Sightseeing, Trishuli River Rafting, Bungee Jumping etc.