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Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trip Facts

Package: Annapurna Circuit Trek
Duration 15 days
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Transportation Private Van or Tourist Bus
Group Size 4+
Difficulty Challanging
Max Elevation Thorung La pass (5416m/17769 ft)
Accommodation Hotels/Mountain Lodges
Meal Full Board in Trek
Trip Start / Ends Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

This trek comprises outstanding mountain scenery near your walking paths.  This trek provides that the trekkers and explorers with fresh experiences.  Seeing the mountain views of Annapurna and its fauna and flora is an outstanding feeling.  You'll also receive an opportunity to learn more about the diversity of Nepali culture, heritage, and various community villages with their lifestyle. Touching the periphery of the Tibetan highland, the road takes you to the altitude of 5400m about the Thorong La pass. Beginning your trek from Bahundanda, you'll pass Bagarchap to achieve Chame. Then you walk across the method to Pisang and move towards Manang.  Before going further, you break for a day and acclimatize in Manang.  After having appropriate acclimatization, you eventually proceed to Thorong High Camp.  You'll cross the maximum pass Thorong La Pass because you give the paths of Thorong Phedi.  You then ascend your way towards Muktinath on a tough route. Trekking to Jomsom from Muktinath, the trails connect with the streets.  By Jomsom, you may either drive to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu or even have a flight.

Mountains on Annapurna Circuit

  • Annapurna I Central (8,041 m – 26,414 ft)
  • Annapurna II (7,937 m – 26,040 ft)
  • Annapurna III (7,555 m – 24,786 ft)
  • Annapurna IV (7,525 m – 24,688 ft)
  • Gangapurna (7,455 m – 24,457 ft)
  • Annapurna South (7,219 m – 23,684 ft)
  • Annapurna Fang (7,647 m – 25,089 ft)
  • Khangsar Kang (7,485 m – 24,557 ft)
  • Tarke Kang (7,202 m – 23,629 ft)
  • Lachenal Peak (7,140 m – 23,425 ft)
  • Tilicho Peak (7,135 m – 23,409 ft)
  • Nilgiri Himal North (7,061 m – 23,166 ft)
  • Nilgiri Himal Central (6,940 m – 22,769 ft)
  • Nilgiri Himal South (6,839 m – 22,438 ft)
  • Machhapuchchhre a.k.a. Fish Tail Mountain (6,993 m – 22,943 ft)
  • Hiunchuli (6,441 m – 21,132 ft)
  • Gandharba Chuli (6,248 m – 20,499 ft)

Annapurna Circuit Trek Difficulty

Annapurna Circuit is a challenging trek but may be simple for people that are utilized to high altitude trekking. But for a newcomer, this trek can be very challenging. There are lots of elements that determine the difficulty level of this trek like elevation, space, the period of the year you'll be trekking.

It's a high altitude trek so that you could face some difficulty while climbing. Among the dense areas of the blackout is crossing the Thorung La Pass in 5416 meters. You ought to be able to walk for approximately 6-7 hours each day.

While climbing to a high elevation, you might feel trouble in breathing. This might come in altitude illness. Therefore, if you discover any signs of altitude illness, then descend to a lower elevation.

Best Time for Annapurna Circuit Trek 15 Days

Annapurna Circuit Trek could be performed at any given time of year.  Nonetheless, you may face many challenges should you stop by this area during the wrong season. In this time, it's mostly raining and attracts the probability of flood the rivers at the circuit's reduced segments.  Additionally, there are opportunities for landslides.  It does not rain every day, but the scene gets green and lush.  But, views of the Himalayas won't be quite as obvious.  Individuals who've been there suggested to prevent the trek this year. The sky is clear, and you'll delight in the unobstructed views of the hills.  The paths remain dist-free.  But, you'll discover lots of individuals in the teahouses, and it may be full during the summit.    These days are warmer and more during that time.  The paths are full of blooming rhododendron. May is the warmest period, but rain is probable in this period.  That means you should always be ready for rain gear.  Throughout November and December, you'll be welcomed with a great deal of room from the paths and tea houses.   But, there's always a chance of flaws from the tour as a result of heavy snow. So it may be tricky to trek in this period.  The path to Thorang La Pass is also closed during that time

Accommodations And Meals 

The cost of the lodging ranges from 1 USD to 3 USD, depending on the elevation. Some tea homes also give free accommodation in off seasons on the state that you eat your foods on precisely the same tea homes.

Also, the tea homes generally supply a straightforward room twin bed. It is possible to control your mobiles in various areas at a special price. Hot showers usually cost approximately 1 USD from the teahouses. WiFi can be obtained at a lower altitude, but you don't anticipate these centers as you proceed up the paths.

What's more, the foods given in the teahouses are fundamental, and you'll get served the Nepalese meal of "Dal Bhat" on many teahouses. Other than this, you may even receive a limited assortment of World cuisine, including pizza, pasta, hamburgers, etc.. You Have to reserve these accommodations early, Particularly in the offseason to be secure from any hassle.

Cost for Annapurna Circuit Trek

The price differs from agency to agency, and the total cost ranges from USD 900 to USD 1200. This bundle includes your hiking guide, allows lodging, fees, taxes, and service fees. Shopping, your trip tickets, porters providers, all of your other private costs, and some other tips aren't there from the bundle.

You're able to pick the areas you need to see and personalize your trek accordingly. However, the price may vary based on the areas that you need to see. It's in your advantages to booking a bundle. You can prepare yourself for the trek without fretting about the bundle

Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

(14 Nights/15 Days) (Option 1)

  • Day 01: Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1350m). 
  • Day 02: Rest, preparation, City tour (Pashupatinath, Bouddha, Swayambhunath) in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m-6/7 Hrs.); lodge. 
  • Day 04: Jeep drive from Besisahar to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge. 
  • Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (3200m-6 Hrs.); lodge.   
  • Day 07: Trek from Lower Pisang to Manang (3352m-6 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 08: Acclimatization and rest in Manang; explore the village and local attractions. 
  • Day 09: Trek from Manang to Ladder (4250m-5 Hrs.); overnight lodge. 
  • Day 10: Trek from Ladder to Thorong Phedi (4540m-6 Hrs.); lodge. 
  • Day 11: Trek via Thorong-La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (3710m-9 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m-5 Hrs.) via Kagbeni; lodge.
  • Day 13: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (20 minutes), explore Pokhara city; Hotel.
  • Day 14: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (7 Hours), hotel transfer
  • Day 15: End of the Program/Fly to your destination.

(18 Nights/19 Days) (Option 2)  

  •  Day 01: Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1350m). 
  • Day 02: Rest, preparation, City tour (Pashupatinath, Bouddha, Swayambhunath) in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m-6/7 Hrs.); lodge. 
  • Day 04: Jeep drive from Besisahar to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge. 
  • Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (3200m-6 Hrs.); lodge.   
  • Day 07: Trek from Lower Pisang to Manang (3352m-6 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 08: Acclimatization and rest in Manang; explore the village and local attractions. 
  • Day 09: Trek from Manang to Ladder (4250m-5 Hrs.); overnight lodge. 
  • Day 10: Trek from Ladder to Thorong Phedi (4540m-6 Hrs.); lodge. 
  • Day 11: Trek via Thorong-La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (3710m-9 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m-5 Hrs.) via Kagbeni; lodge.
  • Day 13: Drive to Tatopani (1050m-4 Hrs.), explore Natural hot spring; lodge. 
  • Day 14: Trek via Ghara and Shikha to Ghorepani (2850m-7 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 15: Explore Poonhill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2520m-7 Hrs.); lodge.
  • Day 16: Trek to Ghandrung (19400m-3 Hrs.), explore Gurung culture; lodge.   
  • Day 17: Trek to Nayapul (5-Hrs.) and Drive back to Pokhara; transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 18: Drive to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel; farewell dinner.
  • Day 19: Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination.

Trip Includes/Exclude

Frequently asked questions

How many hours if we walk daily throughout the trek?

You need to walk about 6-8 hours every day. However, some times you'll walk to get 4-6 hours every day only.

What's the maximum elevation in this trek?

You'll cross the Thorong La Pass that is the maximum elevation of the trek. It's found at an altitude of 5416m.

How fit do I Want to be for your 15 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Anyone with a regular gym can go on this trek. Past trekking experiences aren't required. You need to prepare yourself emotionally and emotionally to complete this trek.

If you would like to go solo on this trek or via a service, you can reserve it on your own. If you'd like a manual or a porter, you can employ them on your own. But it is going to be dangerous if you're trekking in the off-season.

No, you won't discover some ATMs across the paths. Ahead of the conclusion, you need to withdraw money necessary for the trek from Kathmandu or Pokhara. You always need to take Nepali money during the trek.

What is the Length of the Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Annapurna Circuit Trek usually lasts approximately 18-20 times typically. The length of the trek also is contingent on the fitness of the trekker. Experienced trekkers that have several years of expertise can complete this magnificent trek quicker. First-time trekkers may have to take an adequate break in the center that raises the period of the trek.

Additionally, it is determined by the number of acclimatization times you choose throughout the trek. If you would like to shorten the trip, then you may even spend the jeep ride into the village of Manang. Also, you might even spend the jeep ride later crossing the royal Thorong La Pass and Muktinath. But, it's highly advisable to acclimatize properly throughout the trek, also though it takes you a few additional days.

These licenses are available in the office of this Nepal Tourism Board at Kathmandu and Pokhara. The fee goes into keeping up the trekkers' database as well as the emergency rescue services for the trekkers.

Also, the ACAP license fee is NRs. One hundred per individual for Nepalese citizens and NRs. 1,000 per individual for trekkers in SAARC states. Likewise, the ACAP license is NRs. Three thousand per individual for additional overseas nationals and the entrance is free for children under ten decades old.

1,000 per individual should you trek at a bunch and NRs. 2,000 per individual should you hike solo or independently. Likewise, the TIMS Card prices around NRs. 300 per individual for trekkers in SAARC nations and NRs. 600 per individual for solo trekkers.

How Fit do I need to be for Your Annapurna Circuit Trek?

You have to get a basic level of fitness to finish the trek. The hard trek necessitates 6 - 8 hours of walking daily normally. Also, you'll be gaining an elevation of approximately 600m and covering a space of 15 - 20 kilometers. What's more, you have to carry stuff in your backpack when trekking.

1 important consideration to bear in mind is that the Annapurna Circuit Trek isn't a race. Altitude illness is a severe threat because even the most seasoned of trekkers fall prey to the ailment.

What's more, it's also wise to begin a training regimen at least fourteen days before the trek. The training regime must include cardiovascular activities like biking, biking, swimming, etc.. Besides that, trekkers must also eat a balanced and healthy diet with high protein and carbohydrate consumption.

You could also book the complete package for the trek. The itinerary can be customized according to your choices, along with the ideal timings. For further details, you can email us in [email protected]

The Annapurna Region is among the gorgeous places which you may travel to in Nepal. It is accessible throughout the year, and also the sense of trekking in every season is quite distinct. Well planned trek with enough preparation and precautions will help you to make unforgettable memories in this trek.

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