Govt. Regd. No: 91411/068/069
Tourism Regd. No: 1428
+977 9849491482 (Lok)
yetitrailadventure
info@yetitrailadventure.com
yetitrailadventure@gmail.com

Annapurna circuit trek

Annapurna circuit trek is the world famous journeys in Marsyangdi and Kali Gandaki valley with the biggest pass Thorung La (5416 m) Pass. Bhulbhule (840 m) is the hiking start point after 7 hours bus trip from Kathmandu. The trail is 211 km (131 miles) that takes 15-day tour that linked the two valleys. The holiday is interesting by not only the Trans-Himalaya settlements and panoramic views of Manaslu (8163 m), Annapurna I (8091 m) and Dhaulagiri (8167 m) but also by the deep gorge Kali Gandaki Gorge (6967m) and the Tatopani (1190 m), hot spring pool (40° Celsius).  The friendly Bhotia people, Buddhist culture, and diverse landscapes fascinated. The best hiking season is September to November and March to May.

Annapurna circuit trek goes through  Dumre (445 m), on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, continues via Besisahar (820 m), Manang, Thorung La (5416 m), Jomsom, Tatopani, Ghorepani, Nayapul, Pokhara, and built a  circle at the highway town Dumre. That is why it’s called Annapurna Round Trek. Travelers can do a teahouse and camping trip with a clockwise and anticlockwise. A day from Phedi (4450 m) to Muktinath (3800 m) via Thorung La (5416 m) takes 9 hours walking. After the high, pass tourist can enjoy views of Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Annapurna, and the Kali Gandaki Valley. After eleven days, trekkers will arrive in Jomsom with an airstrip. You can fly back to Pokhara or keep continues the journeys to Nayapul. If you are walking down to the towns of Thakali in Marpha and Tukuche offer a slice of apple pie and apple brandy from their own garden. You can sit on hot spring in Tatopani and next day, enjoy the fabulous views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu at Poon Hill in Ghorepani.

Annapurna circuit trek is an opportunity to visit the highest lake Tilicho Lake (4919 m) after the Manang Village that required two days extra. You can meet a graceful mammal in Manang and Mustang Valley, such as yak, nak, snow leopard and blue sheep. You can explore the Tibetan culture, polyandry marriage system, ancient monasteries, and ice lakes with a photograph. Annapurna round trek was a famous journey, however, a fair weather road is Beni to Muktinath and Besisahar to Manang.  It has made the hiking short.  Trekkers can stay in a simple to expensive lodges along the route. Thorung La Pass can close during the winter season due to the snowfall. You can hike continues to Annapurna base camp after the round trip.  Call, now in Yeti Trail Adventure for a competitive price, information, and package. The day-to-day itinerary is below.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport 1337 m

Day 02 : Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu – 6 hours

Day 03: Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (840 m) via Besishahar (820 m) – 7/8 hours by bus

Day 04: Bhulbhule to Ghermu (1130 m) – 5/6 hours

Day 05: Ghermu to Tal (1700 m) – 6/7 hours

Day 06: Tal to Chame (2710 m) – 6/7 hours

Day 07: Chame to Pisang (3200 m) – 5/6 hours

Day 08: Pisang to Manang (3540 m) – 5/6 hours

Day 09: Rest day in Manang for acclimatization

Day 10: Manang to Letder (4200 m) – 4/5 hours

Day 11: Letdar to Thorong Phedi (4450 m) – 3/4 hours

Day 12: Phedi to Muktinath (3800 m) via Thorong La Pass (5416 m) – 8/9 hours

Day 13: Muktinath to Marpha (2670 m) – 6/7 hours

Day 14: Marpha to Kalopani (2535 m) – 5/6 hours

Day 15: Kalopani to Tatopani (1190 m) – 6/7 hours

Day 16: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2750m) – 7/8 hours

Day 17: Ghorepani to Pokhara (830 m) via Nayapul (1070 m) – 7/8 hours

Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu 1350m - 7 hours by bus

Day 19: Departure to Tribhuban International Airport

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport 1337 m
When the flight arrives at Tribhuban International Airport, take a 6 km drive with our guide, takes 25 minutes to reach the hotel. Check in hotel and guide will brief the programs. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.

Day 02 : Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu – 6 hours
Professional Tour Guide comes at 9 AM with a car to the hotel door. Ride the car, guide explains about Nepal. The four UNESCO world heritage sites include Swayambhunath (1st century) is popular for the Buddhist Stupa, activity of the Assamese monkey and the panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley and the Himalaya. Kathmandu Durbar Square (12th to 18th century) is popular for royal palace squares, museum, Kasthamandap, the Living Goddess Kumari, Freak Street, wood carving and temple architecture. Pashupatinath (5th century) is famous for the cremation ghat, Pashupatinath Temple, the shrines with Shiva Lingam and Yoni, the Hindu holy men (Sadhus) and an activity of the Assamese monkey and deer in the sub-tropical forest. Boudhanath (5th century) is famous for the second largest Stupa in the world, Tibetan refugee settlement, painting school, huge prayer wheel, prayer flag and monastery with the monk and lama.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (840 m) via Besishahar (820 m) – 7/8 hours by bus
Drive to Kathmandu-Pokhara highway until Dumre is 135 km and take separate road to the right side to Besishahar is next 43 km. Besishahar is district headquarters of Lamjung district. Here is 15 hotels with electricity. Marsyangdi River is to the south and snow cpaped mountains are to the north. 16th century Shah, King Yoshobrahma’s palace is in 2 hours uphill distance to the ridge. It is 8 km more to Bhulbhule. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Bhulbhule to Ghermu (1130 m) – 5/6 hours
Cross a suspension bridge over Marsyangdi River and see a beautiful waterfall in 15 minutes. The walk continues to Ngadi (890 m) in 1 hour. Here are a few hotels and power line in new and old Ngadi. Climb uphill to Bahundanda (Brahman hill) in 1:40 hours and here are six hotels with electricity. View of rice terraces and Marsyangdi valley are nice. Walk downhill and uphill to Ghermu (1130 m) in 1:40 hours. Here are six hotels with electricity. Stay overnight here.

Day 05: Ghermu to Tal (1700 m) – 6/7 hours
Walk downhill to Syange (1100 m) in 30 minutes. Here are a beautiful waterfall, Canyoning place and suspension bridge over Marsyangdi River. Walk uphill to Jagat (1300 m) in 1:15 hours. Here are seven hotels and electricity. Walk continues to Chamche (1385 m) in 1 hour. Here are beautiful waterfall bank of Marsyangdi River just before Chamche. Here are five hotels and power. Cross a bridge in five minutes and climb up to Tal in 1:50 hours. Here are beautiful waterfall, ACAP check post and eight lodges with power. Stay overnight here.

Day 06: Tal to Chame (2710 m) – 6/7 hours
Walk continues uphill and cross three suspension bridges to Dharapani (1900 m) in 2:20 hours. Here are eight hotels, power line and ACAP check post. Walk a gravel road to Bagarchap (2160 m) in 45 minutes. Here are three hotels and power. Walk continues to Danagyu (2200 m) in 40 minutes. Here are seven hotels and power. Climb uphill to Timang (2600 m) in 1:30 hours. View of Manaslu (8163 m) and River valley are nice. Here are three lodges. Walk continues with gravel road to Koto (2600 m) and Chame in 2:30 hours. Chame is the headquarters of Manang district. Here are at least 12 hotels, hot spring and power. View of Annapurna II (7939 m) and Lamjung Himal (6932 m) are beautiful. Stay overnight here.

Day 07: Chame to Pisang (3200 m) – 5/6 hours
Walk few, cross a bridge over the Marsyangdi River, and continue through a pine and cypress forest with gravel road to Bhratang (2850 m) in 1:40 hours. Here is apple horticulture and two hotels. Climb uphill to Dhukur Pokhari (3160 m) in 1:25 hours and here are five hotels. Walk continues to Pisang in 1 hour. Here are eight hotels and power. Stay overnight here. You can visit to Upper Pisang (3310 m) village. Walk uphill in 30 minutes. View of Annapurna is beautiful.

Day 08: Pisang to Manang (3540 m) – 5/6 hours
If you walk lower route, climb uphill and downhill to Humde Airport (3330 m) in 1:45 hours. Here is beautiful village and Annapurna view. Walk continues to the Bhraga village (3450 m) in 2:00 hours. Here are two hotels with power and 500 years old monastery. Walk continues to the Manang (3540 m) in 30 minutes. If you walk upper route, cross a bridge over Marsyangdi River and climb uphill through pine and juniper forest to Ghyaru (goat pasture 3700 m) in 1:40 hours. Views of the Annapurna and Gangapurna are beautiful. Here are two lodges. Climb uphill to the Ngawal village (3660 m) in 1:40 hours. Here are two hotels. Views of the valley and the Himalaya are nice. Climb downhill to Mungji (3440 m) in 1:30 hours where you meet the lower route to Manang. Mungji to Braga village takes 25 minute and Manang in 30 minutes. Tibetan types of Nepali people live here. Here are ten hotels and power. Stay overnight here.

Day 09: Rest day in Manang for acclimatization
After breakfast climb either North uphill to 100 Lama or South uphill to Gangapurna Base Camp for 2 hours. View of lake, Marsyangdi River valley, Annapurna ranges, Gangnpurna and Tilicho peak are beautiful here. Visit to old monasteries in and around here. Old village Tenki Manang (3650 m) is 30 minutes distance to the west. You can go to Tilicho Lake (4919 m) from here takes two days. Stay overnight here.

Day 10: Manang to Letder (4200 m) – 4/5 hours
Climb uphill to Tenki Manang (3650 m) in 30 minutes. You leave the Marsyangdi Valley here. Climb up continues to Ghunsang (3900 m) in 1:10 hours. Here are two hotels, but no electricity. Views of Annapurna and Gangapurna are beautiful here. Walk continues to Yakkharka (4050 m) in 1:35 hours. Here are four hotels and no electricity. Blue sheep and Yak can see here. Climb uphill to Letder in 45 minutes.

Day 11: Letdar to Thorong Phedi (4450 m) – 3/4 hours
Climb continues to uphill and cross a stream in 1:20 hours. Climb up the hill to a tea shop in 25 minutes. Walk continues to Thorong Phedi in 45 minutes. Here are two hotels and power. Take lunch, climb high to High Camp (4850 m) in 1 hour and climb, downhill back to lodge in 30 minutes. Stay overnight here.

Day 12: Phedi to Muktinath (3800 m) via Thorong La Pass (5416 m) – 8/9 hours
After early morning breakfast, climb uphill to high camp (4850 m) in 1 hour. Here is one hotel with power and beautiful view of snow-clad mountains. Climb continues to a teashop (5100 m) in 40 minutes. Climb uphill to Thorung La (5416 m) in 1:30 hours. Here is prayer flags and notice board of altitude. This is big pass and icy path with windy weather. View of Kali Gandaki valley and surrounding mountain peaks are nice. Climb steeply downhill to Muktinath (3800 m) in 4 hours with a view of Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and Kaligandaki Valley. There are 11 hotels with power. Muktinath is the popular God Vishnu temple in the Hindu Pantheon with 108 holy water taps. The next Buddhist temple with natural gas fire is another attraction. Stay overnight here.

Day 13: Muktinath to Marpha (2670 m) – 6/7 hours
Climb down to Jharkot (3550 m) in 30 minutes. Descent to Khinga (3355 m) is in 45 minutes. Walk 25 minutes to two separate trail of Kagbeni and Jomsom. Kagbeni (2800 m) is a religious place where is a confluence of Muktinath and Kali Gandaki River use by Hindu pilgrims to wish special worship for theirs late parents. Here are eight hotels with power. Kagbeni is an entrance of Upper Mustang. Climb downhill from the left side to Jomsom (2710 m) in 2:45 hours. Jomsom is the headquarters of Mustang district. This windy valley has several hotels including five stars and power. Here is Airstrip and army post uses high Mountain Education Training Center. Flight to Pokhara takes 20 minutes and run before 10 AM. Walk continues from Jomsom to Marpha village in 1:30 hours. This village is popular for apple garden, apple brandy, Thakali people and Monastery.

Day 14: Marpha to Kalopani (2535 m) – 5/6 hours
Walk to Tukuche village (2590 m) in 1:30 hours. Here are eight hotels with power. Here is apple garden and apple brandy factory. Walk continues to Larjung (2550 m) in 1:35 hours. Larjung has four hotels with power. View of the Dhaulagiri and her glacier are nice here. Here is a side trip to Dhaulagiri base camp. From Larjung walk continues in 2 hours to Kalopani with nine hotels and power. The great view of Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and Annapurna I (8091 m) are here.

Day 15: Kalopani to Tatopani (1190 m) – 6/7 hours
Climb downhill to Ghasa (2010 m) in 2:20 hours. Here are seven hotels with power. Walk continues to Rupsechhahara (1600 m) in one hour. Enjoy beautiful waterfall here. Climb down to Dana village (1400 m) in 40 minutes. This is the deepest point of the Kali Gandaki Gorge (6967 m). Walk to Tatopani in 1:20 hours. Here are six hotels with power. Bank of Kali Gandaki River has two hot spring pools for a bath. Stay overnight here.

Day 16: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2750m) – 7/8 hours
Climb uphill to the Shikha village (1935 m) in 3:30 hours via Ghara village (1700 m). Shikha has seven hotels with power. View of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak and Kali Gandaki valley are nice here. Climb uphill to Gorepani in 3:20 hours. Countryside view is nice during a walking to Deurali Ghorepani. Walk through rhododendron forest, flower time in spring will be beautiful. Stay overnight here.

Day 17: Ghorepani to Pokhara (830 m) via Nayapul (1070 m) – 7/8 hours
Get up early morning and climb 45 minutes uphill to Poon Hill (3210 m) for the sunrise and Himalaya views. Climb 35 minutes downhill to lodge and have a hot breakfast. Climb 2:30 hours downhill through oak, rhododendron forest to Ulleri (2010 m) in 2:30 hours. Climb downhill through 3500 stone steps to Hille village in one hour. Here are eight hotels with power. Walk continues to Birethanti (1050 m) and Nayapul in 2: 10 hours. Take a taxi to Pokhara in 1:15 hours. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu 1350m - 7 hours by bus
Kathmandu is located 204 km to the east. Tourist bus takes 7 hours to approach there. During the bus drive between the Pokhara and Kathmandu the scenery are interesting, such as snow-capped mountain, Marsyangdi River Valley, cable car station, Trishuli River Valley highway town, terraced field, village, domestic animal and forest-clad hill. The Gunadi is 45 km next where the bus stops for 30 minutes. The Gunadi is Malekhu is 87 km next where the bus stops for 30 minutes. The Kathmandu is 72 km next where the bus stops. Take a taxi to the hotel with a 1 km road. Stay overnight at the hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Departure to Tribhuban International Airport
Airport is 6 km far, which takes 25 minutes car drive. Get airport 3 hours before your flight. Hope you enjoyed trekking trip in Nepal and welcome back again with a new program. We wish you safe and happy flight.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Airports pick up and drop in private car with guide
  • Kathmandu sightseeing by car with a professional tour guide.
  • Four night’s hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Fourteen night’s lodge with twin sharing bed in Mountain.
  • English-speaking trekking guide & porter during the Trek.
  • Lodge, food, transport, salary and insurance to the porter and guide.
  • Farewell meal & breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • ACAP permit and TIMS card.
  • Local bus ticket Kathmandu to Bhulbhule.
  • Taxi from Nayapul to Pokhara.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in Mountain.

 

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance including Helicopter evacuation.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara except breakfast and farewell meal.
  • International airfare and departure tax.
  • Bar bills, laundry, hot shower, desert, water, battery charge, tea, coffee in the Mountain.
  • Tip to guide and porter.
...

Trip Facts

  • Duration: 19 days (15 days hiking, 1 day sightseeing)
  • Trek start and end: Bhulbhule (840 m) and Nayapul (1070 m)
  • Grade of trek: Strenuous/ Teahouse trek
  • Maximum Altitude : 5416 m (Thorong La Pass)
  • Mountain Views: Annapurna (I 8091 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu (8163 m)
  • Valley & River : Marsyangdi and Kaligandaki
  • Transportation : Private car/Local bus/Tourist bus
  • Accommodation : 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara, 14 nights in Mountain
  • Meals : Full board & farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Best Time : March to May and September to November

Trip Map

Annapurna circuit trek map

Inquiry