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Annapurna Circuit Trek

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18 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Transport
Transport
Bus, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels/guesthouses (3 nts), homestay (1 nt), tea house lodges (13 nts).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, trekking support staff.

You will visit

Kathmandu

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
On this incredible trekking adventure, spend 13 challenging days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. For six to seven hours a day, follow the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains while encountering temples, monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes. Led by expert guides and assisted by support staff throughout, you’ll be greeted by locals who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few ever experience.
Annapurna Circuit Trek
Starts
Kathmandu
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18 Days
Ends
Kathmandu

Itinerary

  • Arrive in Kathmandu at any time.
  • Travel to Besi Sahar and then on to Syange via local bus. From Syange, head out on a short trek to Jagat and take in the beautiful hot springs along the way.
  • Begin 11 days of challenging trekking in one of the highest mountain ranges on Earth. Experience stunning Alpine pastures, forests of rhododendron, temples, rural villages and local people, waterfalls, glaciers, and some of the most spectacular mountain scenery known to man.
  • Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2,670m, 8,760ft).
  • Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,300m,10,827ft).
  • Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m, 11,614ft).
  • Enjoy a rest day at Manang.
  • Trek from Manang to Yak Kharta (4,018m, 13,182ft).
  • Trek from Yak Kharka to Phedi (4,450m, 14,600ft).
  • Trek from Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m, 12,467ft).
  • Take a local bus to Kalopani and view the contrasting yellow hills against green farmland of the valley floor. View the Kali Gandaki, home to the deepest canyons.
  • Cross a suspension bridge and switchback across the river. Spend 3-4 hours trekking through waterfalls, bridges, varieties of trees, and small communities to reach Tatopani. Settle into your homestay for the night in Narchyang Village, located on the opposite side of Tatopani.
    Meals: LUNCH, DINNER
  • Climb a stairway of stone steps and cross a suspension bridge. Reach a mesmerizing view of ascending levels of teahouses and lodges with the mountains surrounding. Today's hike will be 4-5 hours.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Today trek from Sikha to Ghorepani (2,785m, 9,137ft). View local villages, teahouses, and settlements along the uphill route.
  • Enjoy an early morning excursion to Poon Hill. Then venture through Poonhill to Ramghai, enjoying spectacular views of the Annapurna range along the way. Cross through forests, streams, and bridges to reach the final destination, Birethanti.
  • Take a short hike from Birethanti to Nayapul where our bus will be waiting to take us to Pokhara. Rest and take a well-deserved shower in this lakeside resort town.
  • Return to Kathmandu.
  • Depart at any time.
Trip ID: anta