Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most pleasurable escapade for those who are adventure pursuers. It is one of the famously sited trekking destinations of Nepal by the likes of bbc, tripadvisor and backpackers. Annapurna Circuit Trekking offers the picturesque landscape along with the view of gargantuan mountains in Annapurna region. The trail passes through Annapurna Conservation Area with a special permit and heads towards the Annapurna Base Camp and to Machhapuchhre Base Camp which is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary. Annapurna Circuit Trek offers view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna South, Virgin Peak and Himchuli along with other numerous snowcapped mountains. The exploration of the villages like Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chhomrong, Dovan, Deaurali, Dhampus, Tolka, Sinua, Phedi etc adds the to the beauty of the trek.. The picturesque views from the hills are breath stopping along the trek. The chances of hiking to Poonhill and other villages if you have enough time certainly adds one more feather in your cap. Annapurna Circuit Trek is the trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp and to Annapurna Base Camp. The area is known as Annapurna Sanctuary which is covered with lofty snow covered mountains. The area gives an astonishing view of Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Barah Shikhar. It’s about 5 hours trekking but raining may harden your trek. You can enjoy natural hot bath in Jhinu Spring. Trek to Dhampus from Deaurali offers beautiful scenes of mountains and hills .Dhampus is one of the most beautiful Gurung villages, where you can enjoy Gurung culture and tradition as they offer home stay for visitors. You can taste Gurung dishes with traditional cultural programmes in the evening.
Annapurna circuit trek provides the visitor to explore natural vegetations and wildlife. The trek is full of adventures but not so difficult although high elevation may trouble. Trekkers can feel easy if they have experience in High Mountain trekking. Healthy and fit person can perform the trekking adventure. The highlights of the trek are Annapurna Conserved Area, Annapurna base Camp, Machhapuchhre base Camp, Poon hill hiking, Dhampus exploration etc.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Today you will arrived international airpoart of Nepal which is in Kathmandu city.after you will transfer to your Hotel included your itinerary.you can meeting your guide and other official person and make discouse how to well your trip.your guide give you right way how to take trekking.overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and Preparation for trekking
In the morning you will get up and take breakfast then we will starting our sightseeing in Kathmandu city,where we will visit patan darbar square,pashupati temple which is big and famous temple of hindus people in the world. bauddhanath stupa,etc.overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (823m), 6hrs.
Trekking staff will arrive at your Hotel at 6.00 am in the morning to pick you up. We have 7 hours of driving to Besishar. It is about 185km from Kathmandu. On arrival at Besisahar you will witness stunning snow caped mountain scenery. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda (1303m), 6hrs
Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chyamche (1439m), 6hrs
Day 06: Trek from Chyamche to Dharapani (1860m), 6hrs
Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m), 5hrs
Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m), 5hrs
Day 09: Treka from Pisang to Manang (3440m), 6hrs
Day 10: Rest day in Manage
Day 11: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m), 4hrs
Day 12: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi (4420m), 4hrs
Day 13: Trek from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath (3850m), via Thorung La pass (5416m)
Day 14: Treka from Muktinath to Marpha (2667m), 6hrs
Day 15: Trek from Marpha to Tatopani (1189m), 5hrs
Day 16: Rest day at Tatopani
Dya 17: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2853m), 7hrs
Day 18: Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2853m), 7hrs
Day 19: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2040m), 4hrs
Day 20: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2340m), 5hrs
Day 21: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (2330m), 5hrs
Day 22: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4170m), via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3820m), 4hrs
Day 23: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Dovan, 5hrs
Day 24: Trek from Dovan to Jhinudanda, 6hrs
Day 25: Trek from Jhinudanda to Pothana (1600m), 5hrs
Day 26: Trek from Pothana to Dhampus, 3hrs and drive to Pokhara
Day 27: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 28: Drive or Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 29: Final departure
The cost includes:
All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
transportation from Kathmandu Pokhara.
transportation from Birethati- Pokhara.
transportation from Pokhara Kathmandu.
All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
Two nights standard accommodation in Pokhara ( First night of the trekking and last night of the trekking).
All government taxes.
Your Travel insurance.
Your personal expenses.
Food while you are in Kathmandu .
International airfare and airport departure tax.
All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
Sweet things like chocolate.
Tips for the guide and porter.
• 1 large duffel bag: This will carry all your personal gear on the trek. It should be strong and durable. The best size would be around 30" x 14", with a full-length zipper and handles.
• 1 small padlock: Your duffel bag should be locked.
• 1 rucksack or day pack: This should accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you want to have during the day. We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity, or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.
• 1 small duffel bag or suitcase: Items not needed on the trek can be left at the hotel in Kathmandu. This bag should also have a lock. Be sure to leave room for purchases, or buy one in Kathmandu they have many good quality ones available.
Head and Face Gear
• A Bandana
• Lightweight gloves
• Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
• Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best
•2 Long shorts
•2 Trousers- (loose and comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm
• Down Jacket
• Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)
• Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)
• Waterproof pants
• Baggy pants
• 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)
• 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket
• Light weight walking boots- (leather is recommended)
• Spare laces
• 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.
• 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks
• One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp
• 1 thermos- Water tends to freeze in ‘normal’ water bottles at high altitude temperatures.
• 2 one-liter water bottles
• Purification equipment- Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.
Sleeping and Carrying Equipment
• 30-40 liter daypack
• Rucksack- Without aluminum support
• Water Proof Bag- A water proof bag to cover the rucksack
• Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius.
Personal Medical Kit
• Bandage for sprains
• Iodine or water filter
• Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
• Antiseptic ointment for cuts
• Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
• Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller
• Oral rehydration salts
• Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
• Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)
• Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)
• Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria
• Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)
• Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)
• Reading book
• Trail Map/Guide book
• Journal & Pen
• Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble