Annapurna Round Trek
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Facts of this Trip

Duration 21 Days
Trip Grade Difficult
Max Altitude 5416M
Trip Type Tea house Trek and sightseeing
Accommodation *** Hotel/ Tea house on Trail
Meals Full board on trek
Transportation Private Vehicle or Domestic Flight
Season Feb to Jun and Sep to Nov
Group Size Minimum 2 pax

Annapurna Round Trek

Round Annapurna trek is world longest and difficulties trekking trail in Annapurna region Nepal. Which is known as the Annapurna circuit trekking and round trekking duration is about 3 weeks. Along the trail, we cross second world longest pass Throngla Pass 5416 M and the world deepest Kali Gandaki gorge. Which give you, your lifetime experience in Nepal. It is located on western side of Nepal.

Annapurna circuit trek is gradually ascending through excellent mountain scenery including the beautiful green farming landscape field. The adventure round trekking trail is linking the different small beautiful village’s Besishakar, Chame, Manang, Marpha, Ghasa and so on. The village houses were well decorated by typical local product and the roofed is design by stone craft. Most of the village is reach in the cultural diversity, hospitability, friendly and smiley faces Nepal people. Once you have pleasant time to experience verities climatic condition (sub-tropical to alpine), flora and fauna, an extraordinary variety of ecosystem and culture and tradition of ethnic people Gurung, Magar, Thakali and so on in this region. Along with Round Annapurna trekking trail, will meet many local people Tamang Gurung and Thakali community. You will cross a couple of suspension bridge swinging over the stream or river and see much more lovely waterfall along the route.

Round Annapurna trek offers breathtaking majesties mountain view of Annapurna I 8091m, III, Dhaulagiri 8167m, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Lamjung 6983m, Manaslu 8157m, Thukuche peak 6920m and many more. The fantastic journey goes through on the foothill in this Region. Circuit trekking and many of the other trekking trail is covered the entire Annapurna rang and the sanctuary. It takes roughly around 230 km length from starting to end point. This rout is famous for ancient trade rout in between Nepal and Tibet. During the Round trekking we see both northern and southern faces of the snowcapped mountain. But ABC trek and panorama trek see the scenic view of the southern face of the Himalayas.

Annapurna circuit trek 21 days will be start from Besishahar. After few days trek we stop over at Manang 3400m for acclimation, in that day we explore around a small Manag village and visit Gangapurna lake, the next day we reach Thorong la Phedi 4500m via yak Khark 4020m. In 13th days of our trek, we cross Thorong la pass 5416m and descending to Muktinath 3810m, explore Muktinath which is famous for Hindu and Buddhist people as a Holi temple god of salvation. Our trail will move towards south passing settlement Khingar and Jarkot. This ancient settlement provide a chance to observe the Tibetan culture and tradition of the village people.

 Round Trek Itinerary/ Package

01: Arrival at Kathmandu

02: Sight seen at Kathmandu and pre trek preparation.

03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar 820m and trek to Baundada 1310 m

04: Trek from Baundada to Jagat 1300m

05: Jagat 1300m to Tal 1700m

06: Tall 1700 to Bagarchap 2160m

07: Bagarchap 2160m to Cahame 2710m

08: Cahame 2710m to upper Pisang 3310m

09: Pisang 3310m to Manang 3540m

10: Manang 3540m Animalization

11: Manang 3540m to yak kharka 4050m

12: yak kharka 4050m to Thorang la Phedi 4550m

13: Thorang la phedi 4550m to Muktinath 3800m via Thorang la pass 5416 m

14: Muktinath 3800m to Marpha 2670 m

15: Marpha 2670 m to Ghasa 2010 m

16: Ghasa 2010m to Tatopani 1200 m

17: Tatopani 1200m to Ghorepani 2870m

18: Ghorepani 2870m to Tadapani 2170m

19: to Nayapul 1070m drive to Pokhara

20: Drive back Kathmandu from Pokhara

21: Final Departure

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu

At your arrival at the Tribhawn international airport, Kathmandu our office representative from Alfresco Adventure Travel wait for you outside at Arrival gate with your Name card. Our team will welcome and collect your all baggage at the airport. By formal introduction with a representative, you will be transferred to your hotel. At the evening you will enjoy welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with Nepalese cuisine.

Day 2

Half day sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley and pre Trek preparation.

After breakfast, the company owner and your trekking guide will meet you on the hotel and discuss about all programs and coordinate any last-minute arrangements. After the staff meeting, one of our professional tour guides will take you on a sightseeing trip and then back to the hotel. Rest of the day can be used for traveling around Thamel and buying any last minute equipment and other necessities. (Overnight at hotel on BB basis)

Day 3

Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar 820m and trek to Bhulbhule 820 m

You will drive along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Bashi Sahar on the bank of Trishuli River after 6-7 Hours of long drive we reach at Bashi Sahar. The first day we will have short hike through the gurung village to the Bhulbhule. Overnight at Bhulbhule Tea house

Day 4

Trek from Bhulbhule 820m to Bhaundanda 1270m

Early morning breakfast we start hike along the Marsyangdi River to Ngadi Village. Beyond it, trail accent to the uphill and overnight at Bahundanda.

Day 5

Bhaundanda 1270 to Chyamche 1385m

After early morning breakfast, we'll start our hiking. The third day trekking is ahead towards Chyamche 1385m. Around 5 hour walking, we will reach Chyamche. We enjoy observing a beautiful waterfall in Chyamche. Overnight at Tea house

Day 6

Chyamche 1385m to Danaqyu 2200m

After breakfast, our trekking is continue to ascend up to Tal village 1700m, which is located on the bank of Marsyangdi River. We take lunch at Tal village and the flat easy trail heading towards to Danaqyu. We cross Marsyangdi River through the suspension bridge hanging over the river. Around 4 hours of walking, we reach Dharapani. We stop at Dharapani for lunch and a short rest and then we continue our hiking to Danaqyu and Overnight at Danaqyu.

Day 7

Danaqyu to Cahame 2710m

In the early morning we can see the scenic views of the Himalayan range. After the breakfast, we leave Danaqyu and h Chame. Overnight at Chame

Day 8

Chame 2710m to Upper Pisang 3310m

We leave Chame while taking breakfast, it is district headquarter of Manang and heading towards Pisang. We cross Suspension Bridge hanging over the Marsyangdi River. In route, we get a chance to see an apple farm. After walking 3/4 hours we stop at Dhukurpokhari for lunch and short rest and continuous trek towards upper Pisang. It takes approximately 2/3 hours to reach their, Tonight we stay at Upper Pisang then a few minutes rest we visit the monasteries, form the monasteries we see beautiful mountain views of Annapurna II and IV, now you get great experience to see Annapurna facing in your northwest and Marsyangdi River on in your down valley.

Day 9

Upper Pisang 3310m to Manang 3540m

Early morning breakfast at Pisang and trek towards Manang, it will take approximately 9 hrs. To reach Manang via Ngawal and Ghyaru village. They have their own traditional culture and hospitality. The old houses and temple in the Ghyaru village make your tripe more enjoyable. Where you can see the 360 degree magic mountain views from this village. Along with that the scenic views of Manang valley and towering peaks like ice Pasang, Tilicho peak, Gangapurna, Annapurna II and III, which change your tiredness to happiness. We take lunch at Nagwal. After the lunch, we continue to walk towards to the Manang via Bhraka to Manang. Where we spend our night.

Day 10

Manang 3540m Animalization

Manang is known as the jewelry of Annapurna circuit trek. Manang is the stopover point for the trekker to acclimation at the high elevation of 3540m. In the rest day you will take your breakfast, then you can make short hike to Gangapurna Lake via Gangapurna view pint, along with enjoying the observing village lifestyle and its surrounding scenery of Mt. Annapurna II and III, Mt. Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, Chulu Peak, Gangapurna glassier as well as scenic Marsyangdi valley.

Day 11

Manang 3540m to Yak Kharka 4050m

One day rest in the Manang our journey derived towards the yak Kharka 4050m. Which is our overnight stopover point for today. After breakfast we cross the Marsyangdi River through the wooden suspension bridge. On the trail we see local goats, blue sheep, and yaks and so on. In front of you can have wide panoramic views of Himalayan range were smiling with white teeth and welcoming you. You will get a chance to ride a horse. Around 4/5 hours walking we reached Yak Kharka.

Day 12

Yak kharka 4050m to Thorang la Phedi

Thorong la Phedi is our next destination. Continue to walk about 5-6 hours from yak Kharka, trekking above 4000m could give you to be an exhausting experience. Your trekking makes more enjoyable by the scenic views of Tilicho Peek, Thorong la peak, Chulu Peak was in front of you from close distance and also have a great chance to see the avalanche. We take lunch at Thorong la Phedi. After lunch, having some rest and we ascend up to the Thorong la base camp for acclimatization it takes around 30-50 minutes.

Day 13

Thorang la Phedi to Muktinath 3800m via Thorang la pass 5416 m

This is your dream destination for your trekking. It is the difficulties point of our trekking. Today we cross the Thorong la pass 5416m from the sea level which is the world challenging pass Thorong la pass.it take around 4-5 hours to reach on the top of Thorong la. Around 4 am early in the morning we start our trekking to cross the first world longest pass Thorong la 5416m. It is easy to us to cross the pass because before 12 noon the pressure of wind is too high so, we cannot easily walk and see our trail because wind carries small stone and tiny sand. When you reach the top then you cannot control your happiness. The whole around is covered by the snow if the weather is good you have some time to play with snow and taking photographs for your lifelong memory. Then we ascending down towards the Muktinath. Muktinath is one of the famous destinations for the religious site as well as religious tour also. It is in the Mustang district which is known as Rain shadow area and Desert of Nepal.

Day 14

Muktinath 3800m to Marpha 2670 m

In early morning visit Muktinath temple which is the holy temple relatively both Hindu and Buddhist. You can stroll sounding and inside the temple. After that trek towards the downhill through Kalagandaki valley to the Marpha. Marpha is a popular destination in Jomsom. Special it is famous for Nepali local apple wine.

Day 15

Marpha 2670 m to Ghasa 2010 m

Few hours descend we will reach at Kalopani village 2640m. It is one of the beautiful village with the lovely views of Annapurna I 8091m, Nilgiri 6940m and Dhaulagiri. Around 2 hours downhill easy walk we will reach at Ghasa

Day 16

Ghasa 2010m to Tatopani 1200 m

Early morning the breakfast start our trek to Tatopani, and we have to check our trekking permit at the point on the way. We stop at Rukse Cahhahara (waterfall) for lunch. After few minutes’ walk we reach at Dana, Kali Gandaki gorge is the deepest gorge in the world. Another half an hour we reach at Tatopani it is famous for natural hot spring water you can enjoy here taking a bath on hot water.

Day 17

Tatopani 1200m to Ghorepani 2870m

Trail moves towards eastern to the Ghorepani the trail is a bit difficult because we need to walk around 7 to 8 hrs. To reach. It is one of the small and beautiful Gurung village in ACAP is linkage with the Annapurna Century or Annapurna Base Camp trekking trail.

Day 18

Ghorepani 2870m to Tadapani 2170m

In early morning hike to the Poon hill 3210m for the magic clear sur rise views over the snow capped mountain Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail in chose distance with 180 degree surrounding views. Back to Ghorepani and then trek to Tadapani.

Day 19

Tadapani 2170m to Nayapul 1070m via Ghandruk village 1920m and drive to Pokhara

Final leg of your trek will pull back to Naya pul via Small beautiful Gurung Village Ghandruk 1920m. Then after Approximately one and half hour drive back to Pokhara from Nayapul. Overnight hotel at Pokhara

Day 20

Drive back Kathmandu from Pokhara

Our trekking is finished we will be drive back to Kathmandu from beautiful lake city Pokhara. It take around 6-7 hours to reach Kathmandu by Drive. Or you can also travel by Air it will take around 25 minutes.

Day 21

Final Departure

Today is your last day with us in Nepal. You will escort to the airport for your onward destination with the unforgettable moment of your life from the wonderful Annapurna round Trek. Our office representative came at your hotel for pick up and drop you at the airport.

Price & Dates

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Trip Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure by comfortable Private vehicle
  • All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan (with breakfast)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek (Include breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner in typical Nepal restaurant with Nepal food
  • All land transportation is arrange as pre the itinerary in a comfortable vehicle
  • City tour in Kathmandu with export guide by private vehicle
  • All entrance fees and government and local charges for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English spoken and government certified trekking leader, guide and assistant trek leader or guide
  • Potter service (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their salary, insurance and allowance
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader or guide)

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Your travel insurance
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu an Pokhara. (because of early arrival, late departure or early return from your trip due to any reason)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • International flight
  • Personal Belong items
  • Personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills and so on.
  • Tips for staffs

Useful Info

Foot were: well broken-in, walking shoes, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.

Clothing : down or fiber filled waterproof, jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirt, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.

Other equipment: sleeping bag (4 seasons), trekking hold all or stash sack with lock, daypack, water bottle, sun cream, trekking sticks, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.

Other items: insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, tie cord, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.

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