Hotel, Lodge, Camp
2 - 15 People
Thorang La Pass (5416m)
Annapurna circuit/ round is one of the very best trek in Nepal also very famous and fantastic trekking in the world. This trekking around the Annapurna massif is one of the finest in the Himalayas and is regularly described as one of the top ten treks in the world. It is observed that about 65% of the trekkers who come every year in Nepal for trekking, definitely they do the Annapurna circuit Trek. So without doubt we can say it is most famous area for trekking and one of the best trek in Nepal. Annapurna areas have verity of beautiful things such as- landscape, culture, view of Himalaya range, river jungle and observe the difficulties of human life. Moreover after crossing the throng pass we find the Hindu’s famous temple named Muktinath. In this way we descend toward the ending point through the deepest gorge of the world which made by Kaligandaki river. Even if we have Some additional day we can go Annapurna Base camp.
Annapurna circuit trekking will start from Besisahar after eight hours drive from Kathmandu, we climb along the Marsyangdi river valley.we pass beneath snow-capped Annapurna second third & forth range of 6,000 m peaks stretching north to Tibet we reach highest human leaving village of Manang. We are going to have acclimatized in this village for preparation to cross a head famous and highest pass of Annapurna region trek. Throng La pass at 5416 meters to reach the holy shrine of Muktinath temple. After holy bath and puja of Muktinath temple we arrive in world famous hot spring of Tatopani via kalapani, ghasa and dava with across the Kaligandaki River.
The river valley on the face of the earth (7000 M) deep between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya. We trek through a wonderful rhododendron forest on the Gorepani Ridge and the picturesque Gurung villages and then trek to Annapurna Base camp via Chhomrung, Dovan, Deurali and Machhapuchhre Bace camp.We return same lousier trail before finishing back in the Pokhara.
Arrivals in international airport meet our staff transfer to hotel. Join welcome dinner with staff meeting, introduction with guide and Sherpa, porters and briefing the programs, overnight at Hotel.
Start at 7 Am from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar by bus. 5/6 hours through narrow tracks, suspension bridges and a deep river gorge over Prithivi High Way. It takes 5 hours drive by bus and then from there by local jeep to Taal, transfer to hotel, overnight Guest house/Lodge..
Around 6.30 AM breakfast, 7.30 start trek; the distance is covered within 6 hours. The trail now leads to the west in Manaslu forming a splendid backdrop of Annapurna II appearing occasionally to the south. As we continue Annapurna range offers a splendid view. Today we almost all the way we follow the road crossing the Bagarchhap, Danaque, Late Manang and Koto then reach the Chame which the Manang District head office. There all government office and offices, hot spring, Police and army check post etc. Overnight at Chame in Guest house/Lodge.
Around 7 AM breakfast time, 8 AM start our trek, Today walking is not difficult walk. We cross the right side of river easy walking through the alpine forest. We pass the Bhratang the small village where is Apple plantation too. May we have some hot tea or coffee than continues walk to cross the Marshyangdi river and climb little bit. We reach in Dhukur Pokhari at altitude of 3060. May be we have hot lunch and continues walk, there are two way either you can go on the left side of river to reach lower Pisang or you can cross the river in right side and gradually climb to reach upper Pisang., overnight at Upper Pisang in Lodge.
Around 7 AM breakfast, 8 Am start our trek; After a 5-6 hour walk through trails and broad forested valley, climb up and down than reach the Nawal village which is small settlement of Gurung People, where we have lunch today (3-4 hours), After Nawal the trekking path catch road so follow the road to reach a village of about 200 houses and Barge monastery which is the largest in the entire district and reach Manang. Explore Barge Monastery and continues walk to Manang 1 hour. Manang is the beautiful landscape. In Manang is possible explore for few days such as Gangapurna glacier view, Ice lake, hundred rupees monks, monastery etc. overnight Hotel/Lodge.
We have already above 3500 so that we recommend to our clients rest for acclimatization. On that day, there are many option to spent one day hike, either you can visit Gangapurna Glacier and lake or Ice Lake, or visit 100 rupees monks on hill top of cave monastery. You can talk with your guide and decide whatever you want and how your condition. As well as there are altitude class every 3.30pm by foreigner doctor in season time, Overnight at Guest House.
Descending from old Manang and passing by Chorten reach a Marsyangdi river, cross a suspension bridge over Jharsing Khola (stream It is possible to cross the ridge north of Annapurna IV, II, and Glacier Dome or to descend from village to the glacial lake at the foot of a enormous icefall descending from the northern slopes of Gangapurna.the trail stays close to the river bed and soon we approach Khangsar, superb view of the Great Barrier open up. There you find a small monastery, Chorten, Mani walls, and prayer flags. Stay overnight at camp in Khangsar. Stay overnight at camp in Khangsar.
From Khangsar, the trail climbs steeply past the Gompa and small chortens; the trail goes through juniper and sea buckthorn bushes. Small crystals entirely cover the path, and shrubs can be seen on both sides. Some places along the trail, you cross a few streams. You reach a crest (4650m) with prayer flags after the wearying climb, and then through a series of zigzags down a scree slope bring you to the Tilicho Base Camp Hotel. From here, you can enjoy the closer and panoramic views of Tilicho Mountain and many others. Tilicho Lake is situated at the highest altitude, so we set our camp today here at low.
The trail to the Tilicho Starts up a side valley then traverses onto a moraine, doing a long climb to 4710m. There is an outstanding view of Tarkeghyang, Gangapurna, and the Khangsar Kang. Tilicho Lake, the highest lake in the world at (4920m), presents a particularly dramatic spectacle. Sometimes its turquoise water reflects the surrounding peaks, but more often, it’s frozen solid. After spending the memorable time at Tilicho Lake, we will trek down to Tilicho base camp via the same way for an overnight stay.
The trail continues to climb out of the Marsyangdi Valley. The trail follows this valley north, passing a Goths as it steadily gains elevation. You have left the large trees below; the vegetation now consists of scrub juniper and alpine grasses. You can keep high and follow a track 400meters or so above Khangsar village passing through the ruins of old Khangsar and follow an unmarked trail which will lead you around and down to cross the river on an old log bridge between Gunsang and Yak Kharka. It’s fun to see large yaks grazing at Yak Kharka. The view of Annapurna III is excellent.
From Yak Kharka, the trail climbs along the east bank of the Jarsang Khola, then descends and crosses the stream on a wooden bridge at 4310m. Blue sheep, and even snow-capped leopards, sometimes magically appear. The crow-like bird choughs, large lammergeiers, and Himalayan griffons circles you overhead. It is sometimes possible to see herds of blue mountain sheep at Phedi. Overnight at Phedi 4400m.
The trail becomes steep immediately after leaving Thorung Phedi, switchbacking up moraines and following rocky ridges as it ascends to the Thorung La pass (5416m). You can see the long Great Barrier ridge, Tibet like region of Manang, as well as the Annapurna, Gangapurna, and the heavily glaciated peak of Khatung Kang (6484m). The trail descends, crossing meadows steeply down to Muktinath. One of the most important pilgrimage sites for both Hindus and Buddhists. It is also home to many ethnics Tibetans and holy Buddhists.
From Muktinath to Jomsom, we see people from Mustang who comes to sell handicrafts to pilgrims. Among them, merchandise is the highly revered mollusk fossil called Shaligram. We will pass some ancient caves and view the impressive white snow-capped mountains. The trail stroll among meadows, streams, poplar, and fruit trees, finally we arrive Kagbeni, a gateway to Upper Mustang; it has to pose Chortens and ochre-colored Gompa and monastery. After lunch in Kagbeni continues trekking to Jomsom on the windy trail of Kali Gandaki valley, overnight at Jomsom.
Early morning we will take a short picturesque flight to Pokhara. The view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains and the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki, is stunning. Relax the whole day in the hotel or wander around Lake Side with fascinating mountains panorama view and nature charming. Explore the various interesting places like Mahendra Cave, David’s fall, and the numerous lakes, of course.
Drive by tourist bus/Private car to Kathmandu. In the evening, you can have your last night in Nepal, enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show, taking some beautiful snaps, and making up your mind about the returning journey. You can have greetings exchanging among friends and with all Nepalese people. Pokhara-Kathmandu can go by flight *additional fare will charge,
FINAL DEPARTURE We will take you to the international airport for your convenience. We wish you a happy journey traditionally and culturally of us nepalese and good-bye with a hope to see you again.
Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis, including breakfast.
Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara on a twin sharing basis, including breakfast
Government license holder English speaking experienced trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine
Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit.
Trekking Permit (Trekking Information Management System-TIMS) Card for the Annapurna Trek
Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
Duffel bag for trekking
Kathmandu to Besisahar Transport by Local Bus, Besisahar to Taal by Local jeep or Bus sharing basis, Pokhara to Kathmandu transport by tourist bus. (if you want to take a flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
Welcome/Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu
All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
International Airfare/Airport tax, Kathmandu City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Mineral/ hot water, Desserts.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
Personal trekking gears
Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
It is recommended to carry the basic clothing and accessories needed for the trek. The followings belongings are suggested that should be brought, although we understand that our clients have their own preference for clothing, we have listed some useful clothing during the trek. Porters will be carrying the main luggage which should not exceed more than 18kg (one porter will carry two people's luggage, 9 kg for each). Equipment can be bought in Kathmandu at a reasonable price.
Arrangements may be cancelled at any time but the cancellation should be communicated to us in writing. Since cancellation incurs administrative costs, we will retain any deposit paid and in addition will apply cancellation charges as follows.
Period before departure within which written cancellation is received, and sum of cancellation charge shown as a percentage of the package price:
Hotel, Lodge, Camp
2 - 15 People
Thorang La Pass (5416m)