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: High
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 is famous for its name and beauty. With the amounts of great reviews, you can tell that you are making the best choice for trekking. However, it is important to choose a good travel agency as well. Nepal Big Mountain makes it certain that you are in safe hands. You gain the maximum convenience and guidance of the guides who will provide you with the necessary information throughout your journey.
The journey itself is a wonderful experience. As you are going for an adventurous and famous trek, the trail is crowded with facilities, which provides you quite a bargain. If you are a regular trekker, you can tell the degree of comfortability of choosing the famous trekking routes like the Annapurna Circuit.
Next, you are going to be indulged in the unique blend of nature and culture as you will be able to view the gorgeous high peaks two of which are listed in the top 10 peaks in the world, namely
Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will also meet the Tibetans, Chhetris, Brahmins, Sherpa, Thakali and Gurung people who make the voyage enthralling.
Moreover, you are thrilled every day as each day has new attractions waiting for you. You can discover the wildlife of the mountain area. You will also come across many lush trees, rhododendron forests, rivers, streams, suspension bridges and many more.
In addition to this, the roads are filled with the
Mani walls, prayer wheels, flags that give you the strength to carry on. You can imagine the peacefulness in the monastery you stop to hear the peaceful chants of monks. You can feel your gateway to heaven at the Paungda Danda that is known for its spiritual rituals from where you can gain the miraculous view of Annapurna II and Pisang peak.
Ask yourselves why delay a trek that you will remember for a lifetime?
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 All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary 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 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 tea houses. 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 4525m. 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. email@example.com
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.