Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Poon Hill Excursion; one of the best and fascinating View Point, Gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range in 360 degree from Base Camp, Guided teahouse trek including 3 hearty meals per day, Hike through charming Gurung Villages, Local culture and welcoming People, Visit most of the ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas.  Poon Hill Excursion; one of the best and fascinating View Point, Gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range in 360 degree from Base Camp, Guided teahouse trek including 3 hearty meals per day, Hike through charming Gurung Villages, Local culture and welcoming People, Visit most of the ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas.  Poon Hill Excursion; one of the best and fascinating View Point, Gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range in 360 degree from Base Camp, Guided teahouse trek including 3 hearty meals per day, Hike through charming Gurung Villages, Local culture and welcoming People, Visit most of the ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas. 

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 Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most popular trekking packages in Annapurna region Nepal. Actually, Annapurna Circuit Trek was opened to foreign trekkers in 1977. And since back then, Annapurna Circuit has become renowned as one of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world that including the trek around the beautiful Annapurna massif. Annapurna Circuit Trek offers you with spectacular lush green valleys and fascinating villages. This trek also offers you the impressive snowcapped views of dazzling Himalayas. Annapurna Circuit Trek provides you a chance to explore the Himalayas from bottom to top from many different perspectives and angles. This trek starts from Beshishahar that goes along the Marshyangdi River with awesome views of Mount Manaslu and Himal Chuli. This trek leads you to the fine villages with wide variety of people from different ethnic groups.

Thorong La pass is the highest point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking and it’s at the altitude of 5416m. The circuit is usually trekked in a counter clockwise direction due to the difficulties of crossing the pass. As you descend to the west at Muktinath, we continue to the barren village of Kaligandaki. Kaligandaki gorge is the deepest gorge in the world between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Then, we explore Jomsom and Pokhara in the remaining days and the trek ends with our arrival in Kathmandu. 

Active Everest Treks and Expedition (P) Ltd. cordially welcomes you all for this rewarding trekking package around the Annapurna ranges. 

Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Drive tom Kathmandu to Beshishahar (830m): 7 hours
Day 04: Trek from Beshishahar to Bahundanda (1310m): 5 hours 
Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1400m): 5 hours
Day 06: Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160m): 5 hours
Day 07: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2630m): 5 hours
Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m): 5 hours
Day 09: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m): 5 hours
Day 10: Acclimatization Day at Manang 
Day 11: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4000m): 5 hours
Day 12: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4450m): 5 hours
Day 13: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorong La Pass (5416m): 8 hours
Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2670m): 6 hours
Day 15: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2010m): 6 hours
Day 16: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1190m): 5 hours
Day 17: Rest day at Tatopani
Day 18: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2810m): 6 hours
Day 19: Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tikhedhunga: 5 hours
Day 20: Trek to Nayapul (1010m): 3 hours and Drive to Pokhara- 1 hours
Day 21: Pokhara City Sightseeing 
Day 22: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Day 23: Final Departure

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives from Active Everest Treks will receive you in Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. 

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trek preparation
Today, you will have a full day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Pashupatinath (the Holiest Temple of Lord Shiva), Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Bauddhanath (one of the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery) and Kathmandu Durbar Square among others. Many of the sites are cited as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. You will also have a pre-trip meeting for the necessary preparation today. You stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 03: Drive tom Kathmandu to Beshishahar (830m): 7 hours
Today, we drive to Beshishahar from Kathmandu. It takes about 7 hours’ drive to reach Beshishahar. Upon arrival at Beshishahar, you will witness the spectacular snowcapped mountain panoramas. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 04: Trek from Beshishahar to Bahundanda (1310m): 5 hours 
Today, our trek starts at Beshishara and from there; we make the climb to Khudi. As we continue from Khudi, the trail offers the fine views of Himal Chuli and Peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli). You will witness the awesome culture in Bahundanda. We stay overnight at Bahundanda. 

Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1400m): 5 hours
Our trail drops steeply to Syange at 1070m from Bahundanda. En route, you can see a large waterfall. We follow the river to the stone village of Jagat before climbing through the forest to Chyamje at 1400m. We stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 06: Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160m): 5 hours
We today start trekking with the rocky trail following the Marshyangdi River steadily uphill to Tal which is the first village in the Manang district. Our journey continues up and down to Dharapani at 1890m. Upon reaching Bagarchhap, we can explore the typical flat roofed stone houses of local people. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2630m): 5 hours
We climb to Tyanja and then continue through the forest. As we reach the Chame, which is the Headquarter of Manang, we are rewarded by the fine views of Annapurna II and two small hot springs by the town. We stay overnight at guesthouse in Chame.

Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m): 5 hours
Our day starts through a deep forest in a steep and narrow valley today. We cross a river on a long bridge and then cross another bridge. We then join the trail to climb to Pisang. We stay overnight in a guesthouse at Pisang. 

Day 09: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m): 5 hours
We today continue through the drier upper part of the Manang district and cut off from the full effect of the monsoon by the Annapurna massif. Following the picturesque trail, we reach Manang today where we stay overnight. 

Day 10: Acclimatization Day at Manang 
Today, we spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. We spend the whole day doing some fine day walks and viewing the magnificent sights around the village. We return to our accommodation by the end of the day for a night’s rest. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 11: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4000m): 5 hours
We continue trekking from Manang and ascend to Yak Kharka. Well, we make the climb steadily through the Tenki Manang leaving the Marshyangdi Valley. Following the trail along Jarsang Khola Valley, we finally reach at Yak Kharka for our overnight stay. 

Day 12: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4450m): 5 hours
Today, we descend to cross the river after a two hours ascent. We then climb up to Thorong Phedi where descent guesthouses have been built in the recent years. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 13: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorong La Pass (5416m): 8 hours
Today is going to be a long trek starting before a sunrise. We climb steeply on a regular route which is quite easy to follow. However, due to the altitude and snow, some problems may arise. It often causes terrible problems to cross the pass if it is covered by heavy snow. Another four hours of walking will take you to the holy pilgrimage site of Muktinath. Muktinath is equally a sacred temple for both Hindus and Buddhists. And the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and 108 waterspouts around it. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2670m): 6 hours
Today, we descend through the Kaligandaki Valley to Marpha. Well, Marpha is home to the legendry apple orchids. Here, you will be able to taste the apples and the myriad apple products like pies and wines. We stay overnight at Marpha.

Day 15: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2010m): 6 hours
Today, we descend through the valley following the Kali Gandaki River to Ghasa. We walk along the bank of Kaligandaki River. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 16: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1190m): 5 hours
Today, we walk through the world’s deepest gorge. We then continue descending through the Kaligandaki River Valley to Tatopani. Well, Tatopani is famous for its hot springs. This is the best place to relax your body. We will spend another day relaxing at this spot. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 17: Rest day at Tatopani
We will take rest and enjoy the natural hot springs at Tatopani today. 

Day 18: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2810m): 6 hours
Well, today trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani which takes about 7 to 8 hours. We climb about 1650m up and will pass couple of Magar and Gurung village on the track. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 19: Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tikhedhunga: 5 hours
We start an hour hiking to the Poon Hill very early in the morning. Well, Poon Hill is the best viewpoint that provides the unobstructed views of the early morning sunrise over the high Himalayas. Then, we return to Ghorepani where we take our breakfast at the hotel and trek down to Tikhedhunga. Following the trek through rhododendron forests we trek to Ulleri and finally reach at Tikhedhunga. We stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

Day 20: Trek to Nayapul (1010m): 3 hours and Drive to Pokhara- 1 hours
We today reach Nayapul after some light trekking. We then reach Pokhara after an hour’s drive. Well, Pokhara is the serene valley which boasts fabulous views of Himalayas. We stay overnight at a hotel. 

Day 21: Pokhara City Sightseeing 
Today, we will have a sightseeing tour of Pokhara city. We start our trip in the morning after the breakfast. Well, the major places we visit are Fewa Lake, Devi’s Falls, Begnas Lake, Museum, Gupteshwor Cave, Mahendra Cave and so on. We stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 22: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara by a Tourist Bus. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. You stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 23: Final Departure
Today, your Nepal trip concludes and our representatives will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your returning home flight. 
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