Annapurna Circuit Trekking - Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, Global Adventure Trekking staff will meet you and coordinates transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Guided Kathmandu Heritage Sightseeing Tour
• Pashupatinath Temple:
Nepal's most sacred Hindu shrine and considered one of the greatest Shiva sites, is located on the banks of the Bagmati River five km north-east of Kathmandu Valley.
• Boudha Nath Stupa:
The largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism.
• Monkey Temple:
Swayambhunath/Monkey Temple is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the northwest parts of the temple.
• Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Kathmandu Durbar Square is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. The Durbar Square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries.
Day 03: Kathmandu-Beshisahar-Syange 205km, 7hrs
After 5hrs drive to Beshisahar the Annapurna Circuit Treks begins. The road is quite smooth and very scenic to Beshisahar. Again we will keep our journey to Syange by bus another 2 hrs.
Day 04: Syange trek to Tal 6hrs.
From Syange the trek goes all the way up hill to Jagat which is the ancient Tax Collection place. Mostly we are walking up hill and facing some mountain and boulders. Tal is one of the finest place to stay because silent noise from Marshyangdi river. Tal lies on the bank of the river. You will have real experience with local people and husbandry work.
Day 05: Tal trek to Bagarchap 5hrs.
We follow the Marshyangdi river for some time trail leads you ascend to the hill side but the path is wide and facing to the snow caved Himalaya and waterfalls. As soon as you cross Dharapani check post the giant killer Mt. Manaslu will appears for a short time and hide itself
Day 06: Bagarchap trek to Chame (2670m), 6hrs
Chame is the district head quator of Lamjung district and all internet services are available. The trail to Chame is easy and facing all the snow caped mountain and walking through Chir pine, on the lap of giant mount.
Day 07: Chame trek to Lower pisang (3200m), 5hrs
Slowly you are going to enter into the different world and gaining the elevation and walking through the pine forest. Pissang is the inhabitant of Gurung people.
Day 08: Pisang trek to Manang (3540m), 6 hrs
After crossing the Marshyangdi river follow the off the beaten path to Manang. You will have a better view of Annapurna massive. Experience the local Gurung culture and customs.
Day 09: Acclimatize day in Manang
Visit Annapurna Aid Post and Gangapurna Lake
Day 10: Manang trek to Yak Kharka (4050m), 5hrs
You will be walking as a slog due to the altitude. Along the way you will encounter with Musk deer, Himalayan Thar and all mountain range.
Day 11: Yak Kharka Trek to High camp (4925m), 5hrs
Trek to Throng Phedi and have a Lunch then 2hrs hike to High Camp.
Day 12: High Camp trek to Muktinath (3760m) over Throng pass (5416m). 7hrs
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 13: Muktinath trek to Kagbeni (2810m), 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.
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 14: Kagbeni trek to Marpha via Jomsom (2670m), 5hrs
You are walking into the pilgrimage trail and Kaligandaki is the holy river which starts from the Mt.Kailash (Tibet). You may find fossils and Saligrame along the trek. Marpha is the place for Thakali/ Buddhist /Monastery and apple garden.
Day 15: Marpha trek to Ghasa (2000m), 6hrs
Again you are walking through the rain forest and Thakali local village. On this day you will have the excellent view of Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri. Kaligandaki valley is known as the deepest gorge in the world
Day 16: Ghasa trek to Tatopani (1200m), 5hrs
Even though we are trekking into the valley still Mountain view, Waterfall, Local lives and Natural Hot Spring on the bank of Kali River makes very pleasant of your day. Take a hot bath in the natural pools.
Day 17: Bus drives to Pokhara 4/5hrs and free in Pokhara
You may visit Pokhara walking along the lakeside. Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast.
Day 18: Morning bus departure to Kathmandu
arrival and transfer to Hotel, evening farewell dinner at Nepalese typical Restaurant.
Day 19: Final departure to Airport
After the healthy breakfast, we drop you at the airport for your final departure for your onward destination.