Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Hundred miles of excellent trekking trail in Nepal that has all the highlights of the best classic trek – Annapurna Circuit Trek
Duration:

18 Days

Max Altitute:

5416m.

Accommodation: Hotel, Tea House
Price:

$ 1450 Per Person

Trip Overview

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Hundred miles of excellent trekking trail in Nepal that has all the highlights of the best classic trek – Annapurna Circuit…

Annapurna circuit is most popular trek within the mountain range of western Nepal holds the best treks route among the backpackers and explorers. This incredibly beautiful trek entertains thousands of trekkers on every trekking season in Nepal. The lush vegetation of Annapurna Conservation Area Project, flora and fauna biodiversity, the mesmerizing view of Marsyangdi Valley, rural lifestyle, monasteries, and monastic culture, and most importantly the Himalayan panorama throughout the trek are great highlights of Annapurna Round Trek.

Guide to Around Annapurna Trek

After the new road access, the 180 kilometer circle of Annapurna trek beginning point shifted to Jagat from Bashishar town in the Marshuangdi River. Traversing through the forested regions, farmlands, and canyons formed by the Marsyangdi River, the trek emerges frequently to culturally rich villages. Gains elevation the scenario it’s around changes dramatically. The culture and landscapes trekkers see around are completely different. The forest changes into low alpine one tropical and gradually no trees are seen above 4000 meter. Heading off towards Thorung La Pass (highest summit of the AC) 5416 m from Manang is a challenging adventure of this trek. Beyond the pass, the trek slides down to the sacred Muktinath Temple and exits out along the trails of Kali Gandaki Valley to Pokhara via the apple orchard of Nepal, Jomsom and Marpha.

Regarding the Himalayan panorama, the trekking trail of the Annapurna circuit Trek caters to the picturesque of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri range.

Best time for Annapurna Circuit

From September to December and February to May is best time for AC trek. However, NFH arrange this trek throughout the year. We assure you for safety and all the logistic and hand-picked up to date information about the high pass, required equipment guidance, weather info and hiking tips and suggest the sum of side trips through our expert of Annapurna Circuit trek

Places to visit in Annapurna Circuit Trek

Manang Village

Manang is a village in the corner of Annapurna circuit trek route located at 3519 m along the Marshyangdi river bank. Manang village is culturally rich and it has few Buddhist temples, offer sunning view of Himalayas, glacial lakes, Yak farms and celebrate various Buddhist and Hindu festival during the. Manang is a gateway of Thorong –La pass, Tilicho Lake, chulu peak climb and hub of local business for Mamang people and trekkers. Most of Annapurna explorers stop extra night in here to get acclimatize for high altitude and for a side/day trips around mountain side.

Thorong La Pass

Thorong-La pass 5545 m. is highest summit of Annapurna Trek and every tourist dreaming and local traders regularly use this pass to complete the whole circle of AC. The pass is located on a trail that connects the Manang village to the east with the Muktinath temple in the Mustang district to the west. However, a night spend in Thorong Phedi is recommended before attempting to hike Thorong-La pass. Due to bad weather some time Thorong La pass trek is a risk of Avalanches, frostbite, and storm.

Muktinath Temple

Muktinath is great Vishnu Temple, a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhist pilgrims. Probably most visited attraction in Annapurna circuit route. Located in Mustang District at an altitude of 3810 m, the most suitable time to visit Muktinath is from March to May and September to November as the weather conditions are not safe in other months. It is one of best view point to see the upper and lower section of Mustang and Mt.Dhaulagiri range.

Hot Spring – Tatopani

The natural hot spring is located at the bank of Kaligandaki River in Tatopani village. It is one of most popular stop in the route of Annapurna circuit trek. There is well managing natural pools, people get hot bath relaxing from the natural hot spring. The place is also famous for organic orange and fresh juice and rural tourism.

Poon Hill – Sunrise View

Poon Hill is 3210 m height hill station overlooking Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri Massif in route of around Annapurna trekking. Poonhill is Nepal’s top and best short trek dictation. Wanderers simply join 3 to five days trek from Pokhara. The hill provides an opportunity to witness the scenic mountain sunrise views over Mt. Annapurna and Mt.Dhaulagiri . Trekkers hike along stone stairs through the rhododendron forest for 1 hour to reach pun hill early in the morning to enjoy the beautiful sunrise views. During the peak trekking seasons, the area is quite crowded with the trekkers taking photographs, witnessing the views from the view tower, and taking coffee in the coffee shop. To go Poon Hill Hike tourist need to pay 50 Rupees as entrance fee.

Trip Grading

strenuous

5/5 - Excellent

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  • Trip Code: NFH3
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Start/End: Kathmandu -
  • Group Size: 2-14
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Tea House
  • Best Season:
    Sept - Dec: Mar - May
  • Daily Walking Hour: 6-8 Hours

Detailed Itinenary

Arrival in: Kathmandu | Departure from:

Inclusion

What’s Include

  • Airport pickup, drop, and all ground transport by private vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast as per itinerary.
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) accommodations throughout the trek.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the Annapurna Circuit trek.
  • All necessary paper works for Annapurna Conservation Entry Permit and TIMS card.
  • Transport to Annapurna and back to Pokhara – Kathmandu.
  • Experience and knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.
  • Friendly and helpful porters with proper walking equipment, his salary, foods, accommodation, and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical box (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance company).
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicles.
  • Assistant guide group size of more than 4 person group.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant.

What’s Not Include

  • International Airfare from and to Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ( 30 US$ for 15 Days and 50 US$ for 30 Days on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.
  • Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner as per itinerary.
  • Your Personal Expenses and trekking equipment for the trek.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
  • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees.
  • Excess baggage more than 12kg. (If you have extra baggage you can leave in Kathmandu office with full safety)

Departure Dates

The given prices is per person and exclude international flights. Fixed departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable for you, please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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