15 days Kathmandu to Annapurna circuit trek. The itinerary we provide is an outline. It can be customized as per your requirement and interest.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Namaste! Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, Global Adventure Trekking staff will meet you and coordinates transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu drive to Syange 220km/7hrs
After 5hrs drive to Beshisahar, the Annapurna Circuit Treks begins. The road is quite smooth and very scenic to Beshisahar then 1.5 hrs dirt road to Syange. This is a small village with a handful of lodges available here.
Day 03: Syange trek to Dharapani 7hrs.
Today’s trek continues through the deep wooded canyon embellished by stunning waterfalls. You’ll be venturing into the Manang district of the mountain range, with much of the trail ascending throughout the day.
Day 04: Dharapani trek to Chame (2,700m), 6 hrs
Marking the end of the great Marsyangdi River Gorge, make a steep climb to Timang, then the trail settles into gentler slopes as the vegetation transforms from dense pine forests to drier slopes. The district headquarters of Manang, Chame, is the largest settlement after Besisahar
Day 05: Chame trek to pisang (3,200m), 5 hrs
Slowly you are going to enter into a different world and gain elevation and walk through the pine forest. Passing is the inhabitant of the Gurung people.
Day 06: Pisang trek to Manang (3,440 m), 6 hrs
Trek the northern trail via upper Pisang and Ghyaru – an area renowned for its spectacular views. It is now drier and you are sure to come across local farmers herding yaks. Here’s a hot tip – Tibetan yaks take a special interest in people wearing red, so choose your gear carefully today!
Day 07: Acclimatize day in Manang
Spend a day here to acclimatize and day hike to Monastery, then return to Manang for the night. Manang is a village of about 500 flat-roofed houses and offers excellent views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, and Chulu East.
Day 08: Manang trek to Yak Kharka (4,050 m), 5hrs
You will be walking as a slog due to the altitude. Along the way, you will encounter Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, and an all-mountain range. It is an easy and short hike due to the altitude.
Day 09: Yak Kharka Trek to High camp (4,925 m), 5 hrs
Today leisurely walk to Throng Phedi and have a Lunch then 2hrs hike to High Camp. It offers great landscapes and Mountain views.
Day 10: High Camp trek to Muktinath (3,760 m) over Throng pass (5,416 m). 7 hrs
Probably the hardest day of the entire trek. Early morning ascend 490m to the Throng la top and walk down to Muktinath. This is a pilgrimage holy place in Annapurna region. Once you are in Muktinath you are entering into the different world which you may feel.
Day 11: Muktinath trek to Kagbeni and Jomsom(2,810 m), 4hrs
The most relaxed day and walking into the barren land and facing to the warier caves, visit the hundreds of years Monastery and Experience the Tibetan tribes. Walkabout 3 hours to Kagbeni for Lunch and explore the area. After having Lunch walk to Jomsom for another 2 hours.
Note: If you would like to end up your trek here, there is a flight facility from Jomsom to Pokhara and end up the trek earlier.
Day 12: Jomsom bus to Tatopani (1,200 m), 4 hrs
After having breakfast at your lodge, take a bus to Tatopani for Natural Hot spring bathe. Enjoy the day and evening. Jomsom to Tatopani route is all by road to walk and not the interesting part.
Day 13: Tatopani bus to Pokhara 7 hours
Pokhara is a nice and clean city on the lap of Annapurna Himalayas. If you are interested to extend your stay in Pokhara, please kindly let us know we will rearrange your accommodation as per your requirement. There are non-stars to five stars hotel.
Day 14: Morning bus departure to Kathmandu
arrival and transfer to Hotel, evening farewell dinner at Nepalese typical Restaurant.
Day 15: Final departure to Airport
After the healthy breakfast, we drop you at the airport for your final departure for your onward destination.