Annapurna Circuit TrekkingAnnapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trekking

  • Duration16 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Maximum Altitude 5416m.
  • Activity Trekking
  • Best Time September to late December and February to late June.
Trip Highlights
  • Manang
  • Thoran_la Pass
  • Muktinath
  • Jomsom valley
  • hot spring
  • Pokhara

Annapurna Circuit Trekking adventure lets you en-circle around the popular Annapurna region at north-western Nepal. Often Annapurna Circuit Trekking is referred as one of the most diverse trekking in Nepal opportunity offering to have it all that anyone had ever wished for. Annapurna Circuit Trekking in Nepal around picturesque Himalayas, raging rivers, deepest gorges, natural hot springs, pilgrimage sites along insightful interaction with local inhabitants makes this trip extra special trekking journey in Nepal.

Our Annapurna circuit trekking initiates as you arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport followed by scenic cultural sightseeing around culturally affluent capital city of Kathmandu. Annapurna circuit trekking journey begins at Besisahar as we follow our trails thorough raging Marshyangdi river valley. Witnessing the nature at its best from refreshing forest walks, deepest gorges of Kaligandaki to scenic landscapes along cultural insights, we head further towards challenging Thorung la pass at a high altitude of 5416 meters above sea level and finally arrive at famous pilgrimage site of Muktinath. Along way, we will be embracing plentiful of blessings from Muktinath followed by visit to natural hot spring at Tatopani for a warm refreshing dip. During the final days of our Annapurna circuit trekking, short hike up to Poonhill viewpoint at early morning lets us spectacle the magical panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayas namely Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Mt. Dhaullagiri, Machhapchure and surrounding peaks. Drive back to scenic lake city of Pokhara that announces end to our 14 days of Annapurna Circuit Trekking adventure.

Annapurna circuit trekking is a challenging walk in Annapurna region of Nepal that requires quite a good level of fitness level with that passion towards exploring new places and conquering an ultimate high passes. Join Annapurna circuit trekking in Nepal during the best seasons(spring and autumn) for premier trekking holidays with outshine adventures as your travel partner.


Trip Itinerary

    You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel by our private tourist vehicle. You have the free evening and overnight at hotel.


       After breakfast we will organize a pre-departure meeting for providing the detail information about your tour and treks by our leaders. During our meeting clear all the remaining dues if any, bring 3 copies of passport size photos, copy of your passport and travel insurance policy. Please feel free to ask any queries with our leaders related to your trekking regions. After meeting, our excellent tour guide will take you for Kathmandu valley sightseeing in private tourist vehicle. During the tour, you will visit major historical, cultural and religious centre of Kathmandu valley including Swyambhunath Stupa(The Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Our tour guide will explain you about the cultural, historical and religious importance of these places in brief during the tour. You will be transferred to hotel after your tour. Overnight at hotel.


         Outshine Advneture staff will arrive at your Hotel to pick you up, about 6 hours of driving to Besishar. It is about 185km the road from Kathmandu, the road from kathmandu to Beshishar is intresting to out scenery views , you follow the trishuli river for first 4 hours and again the next river Marshandi, following the Trisuli river you have chance to see some rafting boats on river with many people chiling out with rafting pleasure. When you get in Besishar the scenery of snowcap mountains starts to appeare from this small city.
        When we continue the trail it offers beautiful views of Himalchuli also you feel walking with nature following the melodic sound of Khudi river.After about 6 hours walk we reach our first day destination at Syange.


          walking around 6 hours we get our destination today. Crosing rivers, waterfalls and following some small village, The trail climbs steeply up. you continue to the stone village of Jagat located on Marsyangdi valley. After this, the trail start to monitor some steepy ups and down to Chamje through the scenic forests.Following the different nature and heading to altitude mountain is a different experense for you in your life.


            Today,It takes about 6 hours to get our destination. We follow the river crossing bridge and we pass through a small village like Tal. Following the mountains nature as other days you forget the steepy path that you walking because of georgous scenery and peace Environment.


              The distance is around 6 hours. The trail now leads to the west in Manaslu Himalaya.forming a superb scenery of Annapurna II appearing infrequently to the south. As we continue, Annapurana range offers a fabulous view of Annapurna range.


                 Today,It is about 5 hours walking trail. We start to Follow steep climb of Bhratang reaching upto Dhukur Pokhari. some people they use a hiking pole for this kind of steepy up going on this trek. After having lunch at Dhukur Pokhari we continue the way of our destination.The hike from Dhukur Pokhari to Pisang is very easy - pretty flat with two climbs. We crossed frozen waterfalls and great coniferous forests. One can see the Pisang peak along the way very clearly. This peak is used for climbing training in Nepal. Can see more tibetian style architecture now. There is upper pisang and lower pisang two villages. It is a pretty nice.


                  Today, It takes around 5 hours to reach our destination. The inital part of hike from pisang to Manang is pretty flat, however there is a steep climb an hour before reaching Humde. The view after the climb is very much rewarding. Beautiful view of the valley with mountains in the backdround. Last one hour of walk to reach Humde from this high point is pretty much flat. There is an airport at Humde with flights to pokhara during tourism season early in the morning. Continueing our beautyful path we reach at lap of Himalaya Manang valley.


                    Today is the day in Manang village surrounding Manang to acclimatize to the higher elevation you will encounter towards Thorung La; there are many opportunities both easy and strenuous day excursions from Manang. It is possible to climb the ridge to the north of the village for view of the Annapurna IV, Annapurna II and many more Mountains or to descend from the village to the glacier lake at the foot of the huge icefall that drops from the northern sloops of Gangapurna. And in the afternoon explore Manang village, excellent views of the Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna Lake and a small hike to 100 Lama’s monastery.


                      It takes about 4 hours. After a day rest in Manange you feel more energy to continue your trek to your today's destination. Now houses is made more of stones rather than wood. The house frame is of wood supported by Yak skull and horns and it seams like decorated. Very innovative way to build- one can see lot of horns sticking out from the houses. Around afternoon time you reach Yak Kharka and you will have time to rest.


                         It takes around 4 hours today. Thorong Phedi is a small vicinity of busy arrangement for tired trekkers. Mounting the trail, crossing the river and again climbing through the trail, it takes you to Thorong Phedi. Some people also try to hike to the High Camp so that the next day can be easier for them but we do not recommend to High Camp today because of the altitude. At the bottom of Thorung La Pass, this place gives your pleasant view.


                           It takes around 8 hours today. Today’s experience will be a lifetime unforgettable experience- crossing the memorable Thorong La. the journey starts early in the morning from Thorong Phedil to the Thorung La Pass. Each moment you feel hard to walk today through the high-altitude but the outstanding panoramic Himalayan scenes are such attractive that you love to observe. Also pass marked by Chortens and prayer flags looks magnificent views imprinted in your memory. You arrive at Muktinath at evening about sun set time. The temple is built in the pagoda style dedicated to Lord Vishnu. For Hindus, Muktinath is one of the most important places of pilgrimage.


                            It takes 5 hours today. Following downhill today trekkers start to feel easy to trek. We trek through the Kagbeni, which is also famous pilgrimage for Hindus. For the anniversary of death people that son’s try to get once in Kagbeni for ritual prayer for those father and mother. After Kagbeni you start to follow Kaligandaki River and after few hours walk get to Jomsom, some trekkers they fly to pokhara from jomsom if they have short time. We continue our trail to Marpha. Marpha is also famous as the apple capital of Nepal where you can have different items made from apple.


                              Early Morning Flight back to Pokhara after awhile without get in touch with family and friends , A Knoch on the door early in the morning for breakfast.  After half an hour flight you be back to Pokhara with unforgettable memory of your trip.


                                It takes 6 hours drive back to Kathmandu. Left site’s seats of vehicles are nice to enjoy the scenery; the road follows by Trisuli River where you see many people rafting on the river.


                                   You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure by our airport representative. It’s our great pleasure to organize your tour and thanks for joining the team of Outshine Adventure Pvt. Ltd.

                                  Cost Details
                                  Price Includes

                                  To quote you with an exact or approximate price, we need the number of persons in your group, the category of hotel, the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus or by jeep etc) & any alternation in your itinerary. Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the cost.

                                  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
                                  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included.
                                  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Pokhara.
                                  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private car / van / bus.
                                  • Airline ticket from Jomsom - Pokhara, taxes included.
                                  • All your standard Meals during the trek.
                                  • Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
                                  • Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
                                  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
                                  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
                                  • Annapurna conservation Park permits.
                                  • Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag by Outshine Adventure Trekking.
                                  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
                                  • All our government taxes.
                                  Price Excludes
                                  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
                                  • Your travel insurance.
                                  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
                                  • Personal trekking Equipments.
                                  • Tips for trekking staff--Tipping is expected.
                                  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
                                  Travelers Review
                                  • Raoul D
                                    Raoul DBelgium,May 28, 2023
                                    rating star

                                    Annapurna Circuit, Over the Thorong La Pass

                                    The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal, a spectacular, once in a lifetime opportunity, not to be missed, either by the casual adventurer or the serious trekker. You will see landscapes and vistas you never thought possible, and the physical challenge make it all the more worthwhile.

                                    Full marks to our tour company, Outshine Adventure, who handled our itinerary down to the last detail. Their support was exemplary, always on time and on target, helping us through the madness of Kathmandu’s traffic all the way to the top of the Thorong La Pass, and back again with never a slip up. A special mention also to our guide and porter, Csamar and Prakesh, who were kind, attentive and always armed with wide, welcoming smiles. Typical Nepali hospitality!

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