If you are looking for a rewarding trek in Nepal and want to reach the heights of an adrenaline rush then, then the Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal could be the best trekking option for you. Nepal Big Mountain is one of the very few travel agencies in Nepal that provide you with a majestic view of gorgeous high mountain ranges in your Annapurna Circuit trek package in Nepal. NBM Travel makes sure you are in safe hands. Our highly-experienced guides will give you the maximum convenience and guidance throughout your Annapurna Circuit trekking journey. Connect with NBM Travel for the best experience of Annapurna Circuit trekking in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1100 m)
Day 3: Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,860 m)
Day 4: Dharapani to Chame (2,610 m)
Day 5: Chame to Pisang (3,200 m)
Day 6: Pisang to Manang (3,540 m)
Day 7: Manang: Acclimatization day
Day 8: Manang to Siri Kharka (4060 m)
Day 9: Siri Kharka to Yak Kharka (4060 m)
Day 10: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi: (4525 m)
Day 11: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800 m)
Day 12: Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani (1,200 m)
Day 13: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850 m)
Day 14: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara
Day 15: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure
On day 1, our representative in formal attire will receive you with garlands (Mala) and Khata, a traditional Buddhist ceremonial scarf. The representative will then transfer you to the hotel where you can take a rest for a while. You can wander around Thamel’s streets and explore shops later that day. A cultural dinner will be organized overnight at the Tourist Standard hotel or a similar class.
Following a refreshing breakfast in Kathmandu, we will take an 8-hour drive to Syange. We will make sure you are comfortable on the trip with an experienced driver with you. You get to see the natural beauty of Nepal such as the mountain ranges and flowing rivers during the trip. You will pass through Swoyambhunath, Chandragiri, and the Manakamana temple on the way. Upon arrival, you will stay at a guesthouse for the night.
The next morning, you begin a wonderful trek journey to Dharapani. You cross a suspension bridge and after a steep climb, you enter the vicinity of Manang region at the village named Tal. On the way, you will encounter wheat and rice fields, colorful rhododendron forests, and several waterfalls forming a river by the sandy beaches. We will then pass Kodo village, the biggest village in the Manang valley. You then cross a second suspension bridge and start a short climb of the stone Kani to reach Dharapani. You stay at a Lodge overnight.
The next morning, you will have a re-energizing breakfast before continuing your Annapurna circuit trek in Nepal, as we begin to walk towards to Chame (2,610). As the altitude increases, you get to see beautiful mountain peaks above you. You can feel the refreshing air while passing through the oak, pine, and fir forest alongside the river. You can relax in the hot spring on the journey. Dinner and overnight in Chame.
On day 5, we start walking through the steep and narrow valley, the marvelous curved rock face, Paungda and Danda rock face. You will see a mind-blowing view of the snow-capped mountains such as Annapurna II and Pisang peak. After you reach the height of 3200m, you start descending to the Manang valley floor. You can take a rest at the guesthouse or teahouse in the area.
Descending from Pisang, we will reach the Manang valley which is the best place to explore the Buddhist and Tibetan culture – you can visit Barge monastery, the biggest monastery of Manang. From Manang. You will see staggering views of Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho, and Pisang Peak. Today, overnight at a guesthouse or teahouse in Manang.
On day 7, we will start a short hike exploring the beauty of Manang. You can spend the day admiring Annapurna III, Tilicho, Pisang and Chulu Peaks, roam around Manang Village and Monasteries in Gangapurna Lake and Base Camp. Overnight at the same lodge.
The next day, you start with easy trekking to habituate slowly with high convenience. A higher altitude is obtained through the upper route which follows a path down to a river surrounded by coniferous forests. After a 3-hour walk, you will encounter the Tibetan settlement Khangsar. We then walk further for an hour to reach Siri Kharkha. Along the journey, you get a view of Gungang Himal and Mt. Chulu. Overnight at Siri Kharka.
The next day, you will start your journey early in the morning from Khangsar village to Yak Kharka. You have the chance to enter a thousand-year-old monastery, the Tare Gumba, on the way. You can also explore the rock walls and old stone houses during this trip of your Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal. You then go to the Thorang Khola valley across a river. You will find steep plateaus before reaching Yak Kharka. If you are lucky you will see snow leopards and blue sheep (Bharal) with your naked eye. You stay overnight in the teahouse or guesthouse today.
On day 10, you will start an early morning trek with single layered attire to the Kone Khola valley. Upon reaching Letdar, you will encounter mountain yaks on the way with a spectacular view of landscapes and mountains such as Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Mt. Khatungkan, and Thorung Peak. After climbing uphill for a while, you will reach Thorong Phedi where you spend overnight at a guesthouse.
The next day, you wake up early in the morning at 3 and push yourselves through the icy air and high altitude to see a panoramic view of majestic Himalayan peaks extending northwards into Tibet, with several main peaks of Annapurna at the back. You then descend all the way to Muktinath (Chumig Gyatsa), a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists. You stay overnight at the guesthouse.
On day 12, you will drive to Tatopani where there is a place consisting of a hot spring which is a major attraction for both national and international tourists. You will find the place to be crowded as people enjoy the time in the hot spring there. You can also soak yourself in the hot spring. You will then spend the night at a guesthouse.
The next day, you will continue your Annapurna Circuit trekking in Nepal, as you start walking from Tatopani to Ghorepani. On the way, you will pass the villages of Sikha and Chitre where you can experience the lifestyle of ethnic Thakali people. The view of colorful rhododendron forests and panoramic snow-capped mountains will amaze you throughout the journey. Upon reaching Ghorepani, you will be offered to see a view from the ridge top. Overnight at the Ghorepani.
Today is the day when you can capture the beauty of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, along with including Mt Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mt Manaslu and surrounding rice terrace. Our target on this day will be to reach Poonhill, at an altitude of 3210m, early in the morning to see a spectacular sunrise view. Poon Hill is inhabited by Pun Gurungs and Magars. Following the Poonhill visit, you will start walking back to Nayapul and then start a sublime drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara in a 3-star hotel.
You will see a beautiful view of sunrise view in Pokhara. Following a breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu in a tourist bus. During this 5-hour drive, you will observe the beauty of Pokhara passing through the Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. You may also see people enjoying rafting from the window. This may inspire you to choose our another package that includes rafting. Overnight in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
Your Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal unfortunately is over now. Today is your departure day. You will have breakfast early in the morning after which a representative from NBM travel will pick you up from your hotel and drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport from where you can return home.
Deciding the best time for Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal is itself an adventurous elimination game. You can opt for this trek in every season but for the best experience, a clear season is recommended. As Nepal Big Mountain Travel wants you to get the best trekking experience, we highly recommended the month of October-November or March-April when the season is clear. Trekking in these months provides you with a view of the beautiful Himalayan mountains at their best. Moreover, at this time, flowers such as rhododendron found abundantly which makes the trail colorful and eye-catching.
Book this Trip for $437.50 USD Advance