Annapurna Circuit trek

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5.0 Based on 19 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Private
  • tour_type Private tour
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • age_requirement 5+ years old
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • +14
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Crossing the Thorung La over 5416 meters
  • Visiting oldest Buddhist monastery in Braga/ Manang
  • The Pilgrimage town of Muktinath
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a very popular trek in Nepal. The trail passes through villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups, and offers spectacular mountain scenery from the far northern Himalayas to the Tibetan Plateau. A highlight of the Annapurna Circuit Trek is the Thorung La pass at 5416 m. Throughout the trek, you’ll be walking in the shadows of Himalayan giants, marvelling at the absolutely magnificent scenery.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek passes through lowland Brahmin and Chhetri villages to the remote village of Manang and also descends via the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. In addition to the normal trekking route, you will also trek over the Thorung La pass and add another layer of adventure to your trek.

The Annapurna Circuit trek offers an amazing panorama of snowy Mt. Manaslu (8187 m), Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and many other Himalayan peaks. Another attraction of the Annapurna Circuit trek is the Tibetan village of Manang (3500 m) where you will be able to observe Buddhist monks worshipping at ancient monasteries in the area. Life in this region has remained almost unchanged throughout centuries.

A side trip from Manang, the trek also offers the icy Gangapurna Lake and the incredible natural paradise surrounding Gangapurna Glacier. The trail ascends from the Manang village over Thorung La Pass (5416 m), the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit Trek. From the pass, trekkers enjoy spectacular views of the Mustang peak, the snow-covered giant Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), and the amazing lands of Upper Mustang, a restricted area. After crossing Thorung La Pass (5416 m) the trail descends to the Hindu Temple of Muktinath, a celebrated Hindu pilgrimage with 108 spring water taps and mysterious natural gas fires. The trail then descends along the edge of the Kali Gandaki valley to Jomsom, a major focal point for the Mustang District. From Jomsom, a 20 minute scenic flight takes you to another picturesque town, Pokhara, which offers many tourist sights.

People in reasonably good health can do the Annapurna Circuit trek comfortably. Trekkers slowly ascend the trail to allow for full acclimatization and optimum enjoyment of the Annapurna Circuit trek.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 19 reviews
More then just a Trekking Company
5 - Excellent
  • Eoin
  • From UAE
  • On Mar 12 2020
“Both Gopal and Porter were the best , They did all they could do for us to make the trip success.
The Management team was fantastic and help us for our gear , prepare the trip and even provided us farewell Dinner :)”
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5 - Excellent
  • Amanda Semler
  • From USA
  • On Nov 19 2019
“Excellent”
Mardi Himal Trek - April 2019
5 - Excellent
  • Rishabh Kataria
  • From India
  • On Apr 23 2019
“The Annapurna region offers some of the most greenest scenery for trekkers. The view of the Annapurna mountain peaks are sublime and are quite visible from different places during the trek, making the overall experience even more enjoyable.”
Excellent service provided by Green Valley...will use again & highly recommend!
5 - Excellent
  • Amir Paydar
  • From USA
  • On Nov 20 2018
“Excellent service provided by Green Valley Nepal Treks Pvt Ltd...exctremely friendly and accomodating. Will use again & highly recommend!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Beshisahar (823m) Bhulbhule (840 m)
  • Day 2: Bhulbhule to Chamje (1430m.) 7/8 hours
  • Day 3: Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160m).
  • Day 4: Bagarchhap to Chame (2630m)
  • Day 5: Chame to Pisang (3300m).
  • Day 6: Pisang to Manang (3500m).
  • Day 7: Manang Rest Acclimatization Day.
  • Day 8: Manang to Ledar (4250m).
  • Day 9: Letdar to Phedi or High camp (4600m).
  • Day 10: Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3710m).
  • Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2713m.).
  • Day 12: Fly back to Pokhara
  • Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers, pick up and drop-off
  • One Professional trekking guide as well as his necessary insurance, meals and allowances etc.
  • All necessary trekking permits
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All accommodation in Hotel/lodges on the trek.
  • Ground transport to/from trek, starting in Kathmandu
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • One night Pokhara on Standard hotel.
  • Pre-Trip Meeting
  • Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket (if you need it)
  • Purified Drinking Water
  • One Trek T-Shirt
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate( Very useful to check Altitude sickness symptom)
  • Worst case, arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service, if needed (paid by your Travel insurance).
  • luggage storage facility
  • Trek complete certificate
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Deluxe Hotel base
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Meal while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, donation, tips etc.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • Is there a “new” Annapurna circuit trail that avoids roads?

    Despite some rumors, there isn't a “new” Annapurna Circuit Trek. It is the same Annapurna Circuit Trek that it always has been. In some parts, trekkers will be walking on the road and in other parts, trekkers will be walking on a trail.

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

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