Annapurna trail to hiking the Annapurna circuit trek Nepal
Hiking the Annapurna circuit trek is not only popular trail of Annapurna but also famous in the world; it open for foreigner since 1980. Though in these modern times we have lot of comforts around us, we have become busier like never before. Our lifestyle has become hectic and we have to manage time between professional and personal tasks. Taking a break from the daily routine helps us to relax and distress. For those who love to travel, there are many wonderful options across all the continents to explore. The best part of traveling is discovering the new place and getting to know new cultures. Trekking is one of the best options when it comes to adventure traveling and what better then experiencing the magnificent Himalayas through the different treks which are there in this region.
One of the best and adventurous circuit treks is the Annapurna circuit which consists of four regions passing through it, namely Lamjung, Manang, Mustang and Myagdi. Visit to the Annapurna circuit Nepal should be done for the breathtaking views of subtropical valleys and beautiful villages. Hiking the Annapurna circuit could begin from Besisahar which lies in the Marshyangdi valley and you could finish it at Kali Gandaki Gorge. Annapurna trail is famous for splendid forests, amazing waterfalls and majestic cliffs. Attractions of Annapurna circuit are Manang which is the home of Tibetan-Buddhists, Muktinanth which is famous Hindu pilgrimage destination along with the deepest river gorge of the globe which is the Kali Gandaki valley.
Hiking the Annapurna circuit trek is regarded as one of the best routes of Nepal and it would offer you an experience to cherish for lifetime. Throng-la pass 5,416 meters, 17769 feet is the highest point of Annapurna circuit trek. As you trek the Annapurna circuit you would cover the places like Khudi, Chamje, Dharapani, Pisang, Manang, Thorong phedi, Muktinath, Marpha, Lete, Tatopani, Ghorepani, Birethanti and Pokhara. Since this magnificent trek has a lot to offer, you would require anywhere between ten days to twenty one days depending upon the time availability, acclimatization and so on.
The majestic views of Manaslu and Hiunchuli would leave you spellbound. You would get to know the culture of this region through the village life. Terraced farming could be seen as you trek along the Annapurna circuit trek. This circuit trek has amazing landscapes consisting of rivers, peaks, vegetation and wildlife. There is Braga, which is one of the ancient monasteries of this place. You can view the corn and barley fields of Manang region and as you trek the Annapurna circuit Nepal, you would also get to see bamboo as well as the rhododendrons. How can we not mention Dhaulagiri 8172m, Annapurna I 8091m II, III, IV, Manaslu 8163 m, Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Machhapauchhare, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, Tukuche peak, Tilicho peak views which are just stunning? There is no way that you would not fall in love with this extremely beautiful region and you can surely get a fantastic break from the daily routine while you are at this place.
Generally hiking the Annapurna circuit trek is done counter-clockwise so that you have a convenient journey to cross the biggest pass of the world Thorung La 5416m and discover the deepest gorge of the world. Best season for Annapurna circuit trek are March to May and September to December. So if you want to experience nature at its best along with some amazing villages, Annapurna circuit trek, Nepal is one of the best options as it has everything that a trekker dreams of in terms of natural landscapes.
Annapurna circuit trek itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Annapurna circuit.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (840m.)
Day 04: Trek from Bhulbhule to Bahundanda (1,310m).
Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1,430m).
Day 06: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani(1,860m).
Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,670m).
Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,200m).
Day 09: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m).
Day 10: Rest at Manang acclimatization day.
Day 11: Trek from Manage to Yak Kharka (4,018m).
Day 12: Trek from Yak Kharka to Throng Phedi (4,450m).
Day 13: Trek from Throng Phedi to Muktinath (3,760).
Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2,670m).
Day 15: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2,010m).
Day 16: Trek from Ghsas to Tatopani (1,190m).
Day 17: Rest Day at Tatopani enjoy with hot Spring.
Day 18: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani(2,850m).
Day 19: Hiking to Poon Hill 3210m.and trek to Tikhedhunga 1480m.
Day 20: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul 1070m then drive to Pokhara.
Day 21: Drive / flight back to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 22: After this amazing Annapurna circuit if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle
5 star hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast
Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Kathmandu to Khundi bus and Pokhara to Kathmandu bus/Flight
All meals and accommodation during the circuit trekking period
An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal
Highly experienced Annapurna circuit trekking staffs
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes
Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc
Travel and rescue arrangements
Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during Annapurna circuit trek
Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc
Personal Annapurna circuit trekking equipment’s / gears
Tips for guides, porters and driver
All others expenses not mentioned on price include section
Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Annapurna circuit trek is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Annapurna circuit trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.
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