Welcome dinner and Breakfast during a city tour
Teahouses during trek and 3 – star hotels during city tour
Group size: 2 to 12
Fitness level: Low
Arrival At: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Meals: Welcome dinner and Breakfast during a city tour
Accommodation: Teahouses during trek and 3 – star hotels during city tour
Annapurna Circuit trek with Thorang La is no doubt the most rewarding trek for nature lovers, explorers, admirers of mountains and adventure enthusiast. Nepal Big Mountain, your trekking buddy is ready to guide you throughout the trek and make the necessary arrangement you seek from an agency.
You are at the safe side of the trek, which gives you a completely new level of extra amusement as you have one less thing to worry about. There you have unlimited guidance and information from guides.
Next, the trip is itself a rewarding trek as you are to reach the altitude of 5416 m. This is the
famous , at the back you can see several of the main peaks of Annapurna. You will also be walking through the beautiful trail leading you to charismatic Himalayan ranges including the Annapurna range and many others. Thorang La pass that provides you with a panorama of majestic Himalayan peaks extending northwards into Tibet
Additionally, you discover the hot spring of Nepal where you can relax your body and heal the exhaustion. You have the privilege of good accommodation lacking in many treks, as it is a famous trekking route. You will encounter many tales of Nepal and feel the welcoming vibes with the Himalayan and Tibetan cultured people. You can even try their unique cuisines and exchange stories with them.
Moreover, the myths here will surely intimidate you.
“The Hundred Waters” is a place believed to clear all your sins if you can walk through 108 taps of water in the cold weather. you will visit religious places in Kathmandu as well.
Majorly, the trip consumes the beauty of nature through the streams, rivers, rhododendron forests, massifs, the grandeur of mountains and amazing landscapes. You have to come to visit this place as you will gain the maximum adrenaline rush through this trek with Nepal Big Mountain.
Do check out our packages for
Langtang and Everest Regions trekking
Included in the Cost
Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance All entrance fees Sim Card Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle 1 porter per 2 pax One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) and National Park Entry Permits 1 trekking map per 2 pax 1 duffel bag per 2 pax Teahouse accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis General first aid kits
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1100 m/3608 ft.): 8 - 10 hours
Day 3: Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,860 m/6,430 ft.): 7 - 8 hours
Day 4: Dharapani to Chame (2,610 m/8,891 ft.): 5 - 6 hours
Day 5: Chame to Pisang (3,200 m/10824 ft.): 5 - 6 hours
Day 6: Pisang to Manang (3,540 m/11,482 ft.): 6 - 7 hours
Day 7: Manang: Acclimatization day
Day 8: Manang to Siri Kharka (4060 m/13,320 ft.): 4-5 hours
Day 9: Siri Kharka to Yak Kharka (4060 m/13,020 ft.): 4-5 hours
Day 10: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi: (4525 m/14501 ft.): 3-4 hours
Day 11: Thorong Phedi to Thorong La pass (5416 m/17764 ft.) to Muktinath (3,800 m/12,467 ft.): 7 - 8 hours
Day 12: Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani (1,200 m/3937 ft.): 6 - 8 hours
Day 13: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850 m/9,350 ft.): 7 - 8 hours
Day 14: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara: 5-6 hours trek and 1-hour drive
Day 15: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hours
Day 16: Departure
You stay at teahouses throughout the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-sharing basis. After the trek, trekkers make use of Nepal teahouses – small hotels for an overnight stay and home cooked meals.
There will be fewer difficulties as the need to cart food and tents are reduced. Quality depends on the number of customers as well as competition. Hence, popular routes like the EBC Trek and treks in the Annapurna Region have a wide variety of quality teahouses. However, other areas have basic teahouses. The bakery is the attraction of teahouses where you can choose from various sweet dishes.
You will be able to experience the native and ancient lifestyle. With higher elevations, there are fewer chances of good flushing mechanisms, making the tour more interesting for the challengers. It is highly recommended to use four seasons’ sleeping bag and earplugs for a better experience. You will have facilities of plug points and lighting which gives you unique experience of convenient trekking.
You can upgrade your room and hotel with a reasonable extra charge. However, it might be difficult to find a single room at higher elevations.
The meals also provide you with a slight pinch of cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner and breakfast. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu.
Secondly, you can enjoy the
traditional Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables, and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Lastly, breakfast consists of organic tea or fresh plump of organic fruits. You are given a choice of a range of bakeries and cookies. Breakfasts are only provided in the city tours.
The trip excludes lunch and dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense. You are given a choice of a range of cookies, omelettes, porridge or boiled eggs.
Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day for city tours. In addition to it, during the trekking period, for the prerequisites of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the minimum amount of extra USD 40 per person per day is provided such that you have the convenience of easy access to meals throughout the trek.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
The traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible.
There are high chances of altitude sickness to many trekkers since the trek covers the altitude of 5416m. Along with it, there is a need for the trekkers to be familiar with the cold weather. It is essential for the trekkers to have the common vaccinations. If there are any children travelling, it must be on the guidance of their guardian.
The trip is not suitable for pregnant women and people with an adverse health condition. For children who are under 14-15, it is best to
hire porters to carry the heavier equipment, since the children will not be able to manage the heavy loads over rough terrain, and you do not want to have to carry all their stuff as well as your own. The same can be said of elderly people, over sixty may be able to make the long trek to ACT, but they need to be physically fit and have no serious conditions.
The trek can take you to remote areas.
Following are the requirements:
Information about the pre-existing medical conditions
Information about heart problems
written prescription of a physician in generic names
Contact lenses and plenty of solution for the needed. Carry backup glasses and sunglasses.
Best Time to Travel
Deciding the best time for hiking is itself an adventurous elimination game. It is not completely unfavourable to visit during the other seasons. However, for the best experience, a clear season is recommended. If you are interested in adventure travel in the time period later than the mentioned date, you can also check
our package to Pokhara.
The months from December to February are cold seasons and May brings summer vibes. If you are interested in a trip in your choice of season, it is a remarkable choice for you. However, as a travel agency, Nepal Big Mountain seeks the best experience for a trekker. This trek is highly recommended in the month of
October-November or mid-March-mid April when the season is clear.
The choice of these months will give you a great chance to view the beauty of Himalayas at their best. There are blooming flowers like rhododendron, the national flower of the country found abundantly. The trail will be colourful and eye-catching giving you a different level of energy during these months.
Altogether, this is a trip of 16 days and 15 nights. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us.
You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to . Any kinds of a health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller must be specified at an earlier stage before booking. firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be able to blend with various ethnic groups including the Mongoloid Himalayan people, Brahmins, Chhetris to experience being reborn as a unique person. You will get to check out the natural hot springs of Nepal which are supposed to have healing quality in practice.
Annapurna is one of the top 10 highest mountains in the world. The trekkers need to cope with the cold climate in the Annapurna circuit.
Tips are also expected from the trekker if satisfactory performance is shown by the tour guide.