Classic Annapurna Circuit Trek was initiated many years ago, when there were no street associations like these days. This trek is one of the longest routes to Annapurna locale which lets you advance through the foothills of Himalayas crosswise over terraced farmland, infertile and rough scenes to the zeniths of mountains. Classic Annapurna Circuit Trek gives you a chance to go around the foothills of Annapurna to Annapurna Base Camp, Manang, Thorong La Phedi, Mustang, Muktinath, Ghorepani, Poon Hill and many other beautiful destinations. The phenomenal scene that reaches from sub-tropical thick and rich timberlands to snow capped Himalayas adds wilderness to your trip. Amid the trek, you will be delighted to encounter the most elevated pass of the world – Thorong La Pass. The pleasant perspectives of the mountains like Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and other neighboring crests from the pass is mind blowing.
Classic Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered as one of the tough trekking ventures. As the route takes you to high elevation locale and includes long strolls in unpleasant and dry landscape, you should be physically fit and you ought to have a decent perseverance ability to finish your adventure. Our team will provide you with excellent guidance and help you finish your trek effectively.
Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, one of our delegates will pick you up and escort you to your designated hotel. In the hotel, you will be briefed about the further plans of the trek.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange/Jagat (1100m) Duration: 8 hours
Early in the morning, we will drive you to Beshisahar. From that point, we will take a jeep to Syange. From Syange, we will begin our trek and head towards Jagat.
Day 3: Jagat to Dharapani (1960m) Duration: 6 hours
We will leave Jagat early in the morning and head up to Chyamje. The trail takes us through the Oak timberland. We’ll continue walking around for some time until we ascend into a valley. We will pass the town of Kodo and head to the town of Dharapani.
Day 4: Dharapani to Chame (2630m) Duration: 5 hours
The trail moves along the donkey trial into fir woods and a while later follows the stream near to the higher oak and maple trees. Amid the trip, you will be befuddled by gigantic perspectives of major Himalayan zeniths.
Day 5: Chame to Pisang (3300m) Duration: 5 hours
Our trial now follows a problematic and thin conduit valley winding through significant woodland. The perspective of Mt. Pisang and Annapurna II on our way is breathtaking. Overnight at Guesthouse, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 6: Pisang to Manang (3570m) Duration: 4 hours
Today we will take the upper course to Manang via Ghyaru – Ngawal – Mungji. We will experience astounding scene, viewpoints of Annapurna, Pisang beat, and numerous delightful sorts of landscape. We will see a change in the scene and vegetation from today. The crisp dry climate makes an essentially harsher condition. We will reach Manang by evening. Overnight at Guesthouse, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 7: Manang – Acclimatization day
This day is set aside for acclimatization to the higher altitude. We’ll contribute our vitality by heading off to Gangapurna Lake. We can likewise, explore the village and visit the Himalayan Rescue Association Clinic. Overnight at Guesthouse, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 8: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m) Duration: 3 – 4 hours
From Manang town, the trail crosses a stream, ascends to the town of Tenki above Manang, and a while later continues to Jarsang Khola. We’ll then follow the valley northward, passing fields and juniper trees, as it steadily gets stature. We cross the conduit on a wooden platform and pass an old-fashioned Mani divider before getting in contact with another small village – Yak Kharka.
Day 9: Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m) Duration: 3 – 4 hours
We will advance toward the foot of the pass to Throng Phedi. This is a little yet bustling settlement taking into account the necessities of tired trekkers and climbers. A few individuals from the gathering might need to climb to the High Camp today to make following day less demanding for them –although our team has reservations about this.
Day 10: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) traverse Thorong La Pass (5416m) Duration: 7/8 hours
We will make an ambitious start on our move to the pass. We should be new for the underlying phase of rising is extremely steep. As we approach to the pinnacle the trail gets to be distinctly slushy from softening snow. In the wake of advancing through rough edges, we touch base at the highest point of the pass (5416m). The top offers an unbelievably glorious 360 degree display of snow topped pinnacles developing northwards into Tibet. Our trail then dives steeply down to Muktinath (3800m) – an essential journey locate for Hindus. It is an extraordinary place and home to numerous ethnic Tibetans and ardent Buddhists.
Day 11: Muktinath to Marpha (2670m) Duration: 6 hours
Our drop proceeds through the Kali Gandaki Valley to Marpha. Marpha is home to numerous apple orchids and in addition all the different sustenance items produced using the natural product. Apple Brandy is a neighborhood claim to fame that you might be sufficiently fortunate to taste in transit.
Day 12: Marpha to Ghasa (2010m) Duration: 6 hours
After breakfast, we drop through the valley taking after the Kali Gandaki River to Ghasa. We stroll along the bank of Kali Gandaki River.
Day 13: Ghasa to Tatopani (1190m) Duration: 5 hours
Today, we will stroll through the world’s most profound abyss in the world at Kopchepani; we then keep diving through the Kali Gandaki River valley to Tatopani. This place is celebrated for its hot springs. This is the best place to unwind your body following a monotonous days trek; we will have one more additional day here tomorrow to unwind.
Day 14: Rest and unwinding at hot spring.
Today, we will be relaxing at a hot spring. Overnight at Guesthouse, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 15: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2810m) Duration: 7 hours
Leaving the hot spring, we rise again to Ghorepani arriving mid-evening. Overnight at Guesthouse, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 16: Ghorepani to Pokhara Duration: 7-8 hours
Toward the beginning of today, we will wake up early and climb to Poon Hill. From here you will see a great perspective of the dawn and an all encompassing perspective of the Himalaya, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. Subsequent to going by Poonhill, we will return to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and trek down to Nayapul then short drive to Pokhara.
Day 17: Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at inn, Breakfast included
Day 18: Departure
After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take you to the international airport for your flight home. If you want to continue your stay in Nepal for short tours i.e. National parks, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, etc., please do let us know. We will be proudly serving your needs.
- Airport pick up and drop off by private tourist vehicle
- All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Highest available standard lodges and guesthouses accommodation during the trek
- English-speaking tour guide and trekking guide
- The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests.)
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
- Entry fees for all monuments, parks, temples and monasteries mentioned in the itinerary
- All surface transfer required in sightseeing tour
- National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking
- Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on the second last day
- All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges
What’s Not Included
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation
- International airfare and airport departure tax
- Nepal entry visa;
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
- Personal trekking Equipment (You can hire sleeping bag and down jacket from us at USD 25 per item for the duration of the trek.)
- Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section