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Annapurna Circuit Trek

From US$ 990 per person
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highlights
  • Walk through narrow suspension bridges witnessing amazing waterfalls
  • Experience breathing in thin air at higher altitudes
  • Cross popular Thorong La Pass, the highest point of this trek (5,416 m)
  • Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayas
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the renowned treks which attracts many travelers to the beautiful Himalayan country of Nepal. Experience the perfect blend of beautiful nature, culture and adventure during our Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Trekking around Annapurna Circuit is initiated after taking a 8-10 hrs drive from Kathmandu towards Syange via Besisahar. During the initial days, we trek through barley, rice and potato fields across the lower regions of the Annapurna conservation area.

The delight of crossing the popular Thorong La pass at an altitude of 5416 meters on the way to Muktinath from Manang with the surrounding views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I is just incredible. Trekking through Muktinath we descend along the Kaligandaki valley towards the Marpha which is famous for its apple products including apple whiskey.

Another highlight of this trek will be walking through the deepest gorge of the world, the Kaligandaki Valley. After Kaligandaki we head towards Tatopani to relax our body in a natural hot spring. Passing through the Magar and Gurung village on our trails we hike towards Poon Hill at an altitude of 3210 meters which is famous for the spectacular views of snow capped mountains like Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges and Mt. Manaslu.

Most of the time while we are on the panoramic trekking trail of Annapurna circuit, we get spectacular views of three eight-thousanders: Manaslu (8156 m), Annapurna 1 (8091 m) and Dhaulagiri (8167 m). Mt. Annapurna II (7940m), Mt. Annapurna III (7550m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7220m), Tilicho Peak (7135m), Nilgiri (7040m), Mt. Fishtail (6998m), Lamjung Himal (6985m), Hiunchuli (6445m), Tukuche Peak (6920m) are more to be named among many other minor peaks; its an awe inspiring place, the views are simply spectacular.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is best experienced if you possess moderate level of physical fitness with passion towards walking, exploring the rich diversity of nature and culture.
7-8 hours Guest house
We begin our Annapurna Circuit Trek today taking a drive from Kathmandu to Khudi via Besisahar. We follow the scenic drive enjoying green landscape views, rivers, waterfalls and small local settlements on the way. We will stay overnight at guest house in Khudi.
3-4 hours Guest house
Khudi is the starting point of the trek, from where we start slowly trekking along the river banks of Marshyandi River. In the first day of our trek, we will then ascend and come across the beautiful waterfalls during this trek. We will then stay overnight at local guest house in Sirung.
5-6 hours Guest house
Today will be an exciting day when we will leave behind the beautiful river streams enjoying the beautiful panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayas along with stunning landscapes and culturally rich villages. Also you might like to capture the best views of Himalayas in your camera. At the end of the day, we stay overnight at local lodge at Jagat.
5-6 hours Guest house
After having our early meal, we start our day continuing through forested lands and rocky surroundings. The going gets easier out of Tal and continues along an impressive, wide valley upwards along stone staircases until we reach the village of Dharapani.
5-6 hours Guest house
The trail is fairly level from here for about an hour until after emerging out into a clearing which has a couple of tea houses and fields. We then descend to cross a bridge and climbing out we pass through Thanchok Village with its apple orchards. We reach Koto in about thirty minutes from Thanchok village and another thirty minutes to headquarter of Manang district, Chame.
5-6 hours Guest house
After having our early meal, we continue towards Pisang today. We make our way through the dense forest, pass along the trail enjoying superb views of meadows, landscapes and glimpses of Himalayas. In this way, we gradually push ourselves towards Pisang which takes around five to six hours approximately. We stay overnight at Pisang.
3-4 hours Guest house
It will be quite a drier walk on our Annapurna Circuit Trek today as we arrive at upper region of Manang. The Annapurna range cuts off the clouds and monsoon and this place receives very less rainfall. We come across a very picturesque village clinging on to a cliff side where the houses appear to be stacked on top of each other. Then we arrive at Bragha village which is dominated by the oldest monastery of the region more than 500 years old. As we reach at Manang at our end of the day we stroll around the village and set up a acclimatization day tomorrow. Overnight stay at lodge in Manang.
Guest house
Proper acclimatization is important before trekking above 4000 meters of altitude and it will be our acclimatization day today as we explore the local village, enjoy the beautiful landscapes, visit ancient monasteries, local schools, and also hike towards Gangapurna glacier lake. At the end of our day, we return to our guesthouse for overnight stay.
3-4 hours Guest house
After getting properly acclimatized to higher altitudes, our body begins to adopt according to increasing altitudes. We leave behind the Marsyandi Valley and trek along the Annapurna Circuit Trail of Marshyandi Valley. We get to experience the herds of yaks and slowly the we get to see the alpine vegetation. We stay overnight at tea house in Yak Kharka.
2-3 hours Guest house
Today after having our breakfast, we ascend for couple of hours, then we will descend towards river then again climb 200 meters straight towards Thorong phedi where we can find a basic yet decent tea houses. We stay overnight at Thorong phedi.
7-8 hours Guest house
The most important, rewarding, exciting yet challenging day awaits ahead of us today, as we cross the Thorong la pass located at 5416m above sea level. You will feel like surrounded by snow capped Himalayas from all around. The panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayas and surrounding snow capped mountains are out of this world. After Thorongla achievement, we trek further around four hours that takes us to pilgrimage site of Muktinath. We stay overnight at local guesthouse in Muktinath.
6-7 hours Guest house
We start our day after waking up early in the morning, having our early meal; it will be an easy downhill trek towards Eklai Bhatti. Enjoying the great landscapes, we finally arrive at Marpha, the beautiful village famous for its apple products. The trekking trail is quite windy today, therefore it is better if we cross the trails before noon. Overnight stay at local guest house in Marpha.
4-5 hours Guest house
We will follow the Annapurna circuit trekking trails further passing through local tea shops. The route becomes much flatter as we hike along the Kaligandaki river with excellent views of Dhaulagiri and other neighboring peaks. The journey continues towards Kalopani and finally we stay overnight here. Kalopani offers beautiful himalayan views so we stay in Kalopani although we have plenty of time to hike to nearby villages if we want to hike more.
5-6 hours Guest house
Enjoying an amazing views of Annapurna Himalayas, we push ourselves towards Tatopani. As we cross Kalopani, we can see the deepest gorges in the world that separates the Dhaulagiri with Annapurna. The major attraction of the day would be the natural hotspring where we take a dip and relax, re-energize. We stay overnight at Tatopani.
6-7 hours Guest house
Today, it will be an amazingly challenging day while ascending more than 1500 meters from Tatopani to Ghorepani passing through beautiful culturally rich villages of Chitre, Shika and others. From the trails, we also get an opportunity to get the glimpse of capturing excellent views of Annapurna Himalayas. Overnight stay at Ghorepani.
6-7 hours Guest house
We wake up early and reach Poon Hill before sunrise so that we do not miss the magical moment. It is a wonderful experience watching first ray of sun over the mountains. This is one of the best mountain vistas and is well worth the effort taken to climb to Poon Hill (45 minutes climb). Himalayan view from Poon Hill is indescribable when the rising sun’s rays gradually strikes the Himalayan giants including Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna South, Tukuche, Manaslu, Fishtail, and so many others. We spend some time picturing at Poonhill and return to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue our trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forest. Overnight stay at Tadapani.
7-8 hours Guest house
During the final day of trekking activity, we gradually walk through the forests, explore beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk in the afternoon. In this way, we conclude our Annapurna Circuit and take an hour drive towards scenic lake city of Pokhara. Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.
We return towards Kathmandu on a scenic 6-7 hours of drive. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be invited to have farewell dinner at one of the cultural restaurant. Finally our Annapurna Circuit Trek comes to an end.
customer reviews
5.0 - Excellent Based on 4 reviews
Annapurna trek - Stunning!
Tommy Paterson From Britain At
5 - Excellent
“The Annapurna Circuit trek is a very well known and popular hike in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The start of the start of the trek at low altitude will take you through lush, tropical forests with spectacular waterfalls and colourful local plant life. As you progress higher, the scenery will change and you will hike through pine forests similar to those you will find in Northern Europe. As you climb higher still, the landscape will become more barren and dramatic – all the way up to the thorog la pass 5416m. At each stage you of course get incredible views of several amazing mountains on the route – including Annapurna I, II, III and VI, Gangapurna, Tilichio and several others.
The terrain is generally rocky (I went in the dry season so cant say how it is other times of year) and of course as you would expect it is fairly hilly! There are several large climbs and descents, which get harder as you gain altitude. Most people bring walking sticks which help the knees.
A road has now been constructed along a large section of the route which of course does ruin a bit of the peace and quiet, however there are not a huge amount of vehicle using it at present. Each time a vehicle passes it does kick up a lot of dust but it wasn’t a big problem for me. You will also be sharing the walk with donkeys, yaks goats and ponies.
The accommodation is local guest lodges, called “Tea Houses” most are basic but perfectly comfortable and clean, and each place we stayed in was run by a friendly nepali, (usually family run) You can usually get a hot shower although not always available.
You will pass through many towns ranging from very small to quite large. Each is charming and you will have lots of fun exploring them. There are plenty of temples, prayer wheels etc to check out.
The food is very tasty and plentiful - Each Tea house will cook you a decent hot meal with traditional Nepalise dishes such as Dhal Bhat and mo-mo on the menu.
Please take note that you do need to be in good physical condition to complete this hike. It is not a gentle stroll in the park and some parts do get steep. Having said that as long as you are in good health you should not be put off by this route.
I am sure I will never forget this trip, it was a really fantastic way to spend 2 weeks and I look forward to returning to Nepal!”
Fantastic Trek and Trekking company.
Leonard Lacy From New Zealand At
5 - Excellent
“The Annapurna circuit is a great trek, but can be very taxing especially if you don't have good support and well trained guides. We were very fortunate to have both with support from Icicle adventure treks and knowledgable guide and porter. Our trek was for 21 days. We would highly recommend this trek and company, the scenery is stunning in every direction.”
Annapurna circuit
Anonymous From USA At
5 - Excellent
“This trek was amazing and highly recommended. The scenery is breathtaking and the people are warm and welcoming throughout.”
Recommended…
Christoph Stoeklin From Germany At
5 - Excellent
“We visited Nepal for three weeks and did Annapurna Circuit Trek. Perfect landscape and weather too. You have nice and clear view on all the mountains surrounding you. Downside was that the trail was crowded as October is the touristic season in Nepal.”
what’s included
  • Kathmandu to Beshishahar and Beshishahar to Khudi in local public jeep/bus
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu in tourist bus
  • TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
  • One professional, knowledgeable and friendly English speaking trekking leader including his salary, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance
  • Local teahouse/lodge accommodation (twin sharing ) during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • One night accommodation in Pokhara in budget tourist hotel
  • All government taxes & office service charge
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag for use during trek
  • First aid medical kit
  • Complimentary: T-shirt, duffel bagtrekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Airport pickup/drop if needed upon arrival and departure
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
what’s excluded
  • Nepal visa and airfares
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara (except one night)
  • All kind of drinks (alcoholic, hot, or cold)
  • Porter
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, bar bills, laundry, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, extra porters, etc)
  • Personal equipments and clothing
  • Tips for guides and porters (Expected but not mandatory)
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 18 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English & Nepalese
Trek difficulty Medium
Maximum altitude 5416 meters
Starts/Ends Kathmandu, Nepal/Kathmandu, Nepal
Cancellation Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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