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Trekking   • Annapurna   • Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit TrekkingAnnapurna Circuit trek

Group Size: Any (recommended 02)
Season: March to November
Maxm Altitude: 5,416 m / 17,331 ft
Departure date: Every Day
Trekking Gread: [- 4]
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This is considered to be the traditional trek in the Annapurna region. The highlight of this trip is the trek over the 5416 m Thorang La pass. This is as high as one can get in this region without climbing a mountain. This 20 days trip tends to be more physically demanding than the other reks so good physical condition is needed.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival / transfer to Hotel . You will have a nice clean, A/C room/ attached bathroom / 24 hrs running hot water/ type of hotel on a good location.

Day 02: Kathmandu guided tour/ your guide will take around Kathmandu/ to show its back ground and history/ visiting temples, monasteries and colorful city itself gives you a picture of Nepal.

Day 03: Drive to Beshi Sahar more: Following Trisuli and Marsangdi River Valleys.

Day 04: Beshi Sahar to Nadi (1011m) Walk for about 6 hours towards Nadi through narrow tracks, suspension bridges ..and a deep river gorge. Overnight at Nadi.

Day 05: Nadi to Jagat (1314m) Walk for about 7 hours towards Jagat through the valley crossing several suspension bridges and passing several beautiful waterfalls land view the tower of Mt. Lamjung (22,291 Ft.), Manaslu (26,760 Ft.) and Peak 29 (24,652 Ft.). Overnight at Jagat.

Day 06: Jagat to Dharapani (1943 m.) Walking distance of about 7 hours from Jagat to Dharapani, entering Manang district from Taal and crossing a large bridge to Dharapani to stay overnight.

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2713 m) 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, Annapurana range offers a splendid view. Overnight at Chame.

Day 08: Chame to Pissang (3185m.) Keeping by the side of river all day for about 7 hours and passing through narrow and steep gorge reach Passing from where Manang Valley (a wide U - shaped valley) hanging between two giant snow peaks. Overnight at Pisang.

Day 09: Pissang to Manang (3351m.) After a 7-hour walk through trails and broad forested valley floor a small stool airstrip and a village of about 200 houses and Barge monastery which is the largest in the entire district and reach Manang.

Day 10: Rest in Manang for acclimatization A necessary day to rest and acclimatize and explore Manang. the village of about 500 flat.
Tilicho Lake If time permits we can take you on two days side to Tilicho Base camp.
OPtions
2 extra days ( optional )
Day 01 Trek to Tilicho Base Camp(4400).
Day 02 Exploration to Tilicho Lake (5200m) and back to Base Camp or Kangsar.

Day 11: We branch away from the Marsyandi Khola steadily climbing into quiet distinct alpine areas. o/n at Kharka. 3800 m / 3 hrs.

Day 12: Thorong Phedi (4335 m.)/ High camp 4800 m, Crossing the Jarsang Khola we climb to a small grassy valley and camp. Approximately 3 hrs walk.

Day 13: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3798 m.)Crossing the pass early in the morning slowly reach the top of Thorang Pass (5417 m.) and enjoy some absolutely stunning high Himalayan scenery and over to the Kaligandaki valley through the entire Annapurna range , Mukut and Mustang Himal to the west. Walking distance is about 8 hours.

Day 14: Jomsom with beautiful snow mountains and no tree land ! It is gateway of Mustang trek. Those, having not good enough time to trek down all the way to Pokhra can fly to Pokhara-Kathmandu on the next day.

Day 15: Jomsom to Tukuche (2591 m.) 5/6 hrs. walk a valley dominated by Thakalis, Gurungs and Magars tribes, lunch at Marfa on the way.

Day 16: Tukuche to Ghasa (1970 m.) 5/6 hrs walk, a dramatic change in the surrounding with green vegetation and very beautiful view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna region. Overnight at Ghasa.

Day 17: Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m.) 5/6 hours walk, gradual descend to Tatopani through valleys, fields and the beautiful Rupse Chhahara (water falls) and then the time to have lunch at Dana village which is the deepest gorge in the world. Rest and overnight at Tatopani.

Day 18: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2793 m.) 6/7 hrs. walk, A challenging ascent upto Ghorepani. Lunch at Sikha village, and overnight at Ghorepani from where one can observe the best sun set view over the profile of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.

Day 19: Rest at Ghorepani and Excursion to the Poon Hill The highest hill in the west in the whole trek , bird- eye view of Mustang and Pokhara valleys, also provides clear view of 30 snow-capped peaks including the Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri. Or walk to Tadapani at the afternoon for 4 hrs.

Day 20: Ghorepani/Tadapani to Ghandrung (1951 m.) 6/3 hours, with ups and downs towards Tadapani for lunch and camp at Ghandrung which is the biggest Gurung settlement with a closer view of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli.

Day 21: Ghandrung to Birethati (5/6 hours, walk downwards to Modi river) and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 22: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu

Day 23: Day in Kathmandu on your own/ shopping.

Day 24: Drive to airport/departure or stay as your time permits.
Or day for rest in Pokhara/ prepare for rafting or Jungle trip/ Pokhra is good place to relax/ Clean/ nice and cool with lots of good restaurants.

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Package Includes
Daily itinerary as described, all inclusive camping or lodge trek with English speaking guide and porters, all meals on trek, tea, all fees and land transportation, coffee and boiled water, camping gear such as twin sharing tent, mattress, toilet tent, dinning/kitchen tent, necessary staff.

Package Does Not Included
Bottled beverages,tips, items of a personal nature, delay due to weather, equipment failure or situations beyond our control.

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