Annapurna Circuit Trekking

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
  • Total Duration: 17 Day(s)
  • Difficulty: Moderate
Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trekking: Walk completely around the Annapurna massif. Trek through lowland village to the remote Manang village 3440m, and down the Kali Gandaki. Cross 5416m Throng-la pass probably the highest you will ever get without climbing a mountain. Nepal opened Manang in 1977, although a few expeditions and scientific parties visited the region in 1950s.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking start with the scenic drive to Beshisahar. Annapurna round trek is in the Annapurna Conservation area which covers 7629 sq. km. The Mixed culture of Buddhism and Hinduism, trek from lowland to high Mountain pass, Monastery to Temple, flora and fauna are the major attraction of the Annapurna Circuit trekking.Annapurna Trekking is the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. Annapurna Round trek become very popular after the 1977 AD. The total length of Annapurna circuit trek covers about 160 to 240 KM depending on where you will end up the trek and take a bus service. Annapurna trek crosses the two different valleys, Marshyangdi valley and Kaligandaki valley after crossing Throng-la (5316m). Practically Global Adventure trekking suggests and offers the Annapurna package to make it clock wise to be safe from the high altitudes. Numerous peaks of 6000m -8000m in elevation rises from Annapurna range. The trek begins from Beshisahar/Bulbule in Marshyangdi river valley and concludes in Kaligandaki gorge. The trails pass paddy fields and into the subtropical forest, many waterfalls and huge mountain cliffs and many local villages. Annapurna round trekking has often been voted for the best longest trek in the world. The wide range of climatic zone various from tropics at 600m to 5316m Throng la alpine climatic zone.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking is the part of Great Himalaya Trail as you walk from Dharapani to Kagbeni, which connect the Annapurna round from East to West. The eastern segment of the trek follows the Marsyangdi River upstream to its source near the village of Manang. Explore Tilicho Lake and Gangapurna glacier at Manang then goes over the Throng-la pass, where it meets up with the Kali Gandaki valley.

Trip Highlights

  • Annapurna Circuit is the top ten trekking path in the world.
  • 180 degree snow capped mountains like Mt.Annapurna I (8091m.) Mt.Dhauligiri (8167m.) and Mt. Manaslu (8163m.) range
  • walk about 15 to 18 km every day and trek 240 km.
  • Unparallel mountain view,
  • Thorong La - Cross this challenging high pass, 5416m, offering stunning views across the Himalaya
  • Biggest local Gurung settlement en route.
  • Poon Hill - Climb top of Poon Hill and enjoy sunrise views across to the Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 : Kathmandu-Beshisahar 185km. Change the bus to Syange 3hrs. Overnight at guest house.

Day 03 : Syange to Tal 6hrs.

Day 04 : Tal-Bagarchap 5hrs

Day 05 : Bagarchap- Chame 6hrs. 2670m

Day 06 : Chame- Lower pissang 3200m.

Day 07 : Pisang-Ngawal 6 hrs.

Day 08 : Ngawal to Manang short walk Acclimatize day

Day 09 : Manang-Yak Kharka/Ledar 4hrs.4200m

Day 10 : Yak Kharka –Throng Phedi/High camp 4450m

Day 11 : High Camp-Muktinath 7hrs. 3760m

Day 12 : Muktinath-Kagbeni 3hrs.2800m

Day 13 : Kagbeni-Jomsom 2hrs.2720m.-Marpha 2hrs.2670m

Day 14 : Marpha-Ghasa 3hrs.2010m

Day 15 : Ghasa-Tatopani 6hrs.

Day 16 : Tatopani-Pokhara

Day 17 : Bus to Kathmandu

Day 18 : After breakfast Transfer to International Airport for your onward destination.


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Cost Include

    • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private tourist vehicle
    • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights only) and Pokhara (1 night only) including breakfast
    • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
    • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms ( 15 nights only)
    • Local Global Adventure licensed English-speaking trekking guide
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for Sherpa Guide
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Permits and TIMS permit for trekking
    • Down jacket or sleeping bag (which need to be returned after the trek)
    • Public bus from Kathmandu to Besisahar, Sharing jeep from Besisahar to Syange, tourist vehicle from Nayapul to Pokhara and tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    • Farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with cultural performances
    • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges
    • Official expenses


Cost Exclude

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Travel insurance which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
    • International airfare and airport departure tax
    • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos. You can apply for Nepal entry visa online as well.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)
    • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section

    Trip Note:

    Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Global Adventure Trekking. Please keep in mind that the above itinerary is just the guideline, it might be customized if required. The weather could be changed quite often in the Himalaya, we may have heavy rainfall or snowfall which caused flooding, landslide and road blockage which is beyond the human control. We can't give any guarantee for a natural disaster, weather condition, health condition of the group member and unexpected natural disasters. Our team leader/ group leader will try to ensure that the trek runs according to our original plan.



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Trip Note

Trek as an Individual, Private Group or Join a Scheduled Trek
Global Adventure Trekking specializes in organizing treks for individuals, couples, and small groups. You can trek by yourself as a private group on the date you select without paying extra, or you can choose to join a small group that is scheduled during your preferred time frame. We also now and then arrange groups on dates other than those shown on this schedule so feel free to contact us to inquire about other possible dates for group treks that you might be able to join.

Small groups with matching capability
Global Adventure Trekking limits groups to 10 persons and coordinates groups to ensure compatibility and similar trekking capabilities, so that no one person in the group feels they are being held back or holding back other members of the group. Our sole interest is ensuring that each client can experience Nepal in the way that matches their interests and capabilities.

When are the Treks programmed?
Please see the scheduled times for treks in 2016. If you would like to join one of these groups simply indicate your trek interest and preferred departure date when you contact us. If a group is shown as Closed (full) please check with us as we may begin another group on or around that date that you could join.

  • Hotel upgradeis available if you need please let us know.
  • B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner.
  • We are a fully insured Nepalese tour company with a wealth of experience and knowledge of everything Nepalese.
  • Unlike International travel agents we can offer you the personal touch, with no agents acting on our behalf we can keep our costs down so making us very competitive.
  • For the individual or the largest of groups, we offer everything from a half day sightseeing trip to the largest of treks, which can be tailored made and customised to your own individual needs.
  • We use experienced male and female English speaking guides.

 Does your trekking crew have insurance?

Yes, all of our trekking staffs are well insured and well equipped.

-What happens if I get sick in the mountain?

GAT has well experienced staffs and very familiar to local people too. If You are sick, Our staffs will see and handle all kind of needs. Normally if worsen we will descent about 300 to 500 meter and see. If you are still worse then we organizes emergency evacuation by helicopter.

Do I need any vaccination before to leave?

In general you do not need any vaccination but better to consult your Doctors before to come.

-Do I get drinking water?

GAT supply purified drinking water but not bottle water because of the environmental awareness.

-Is the electricity available in the trekking?

Even though Nepal is second richest for the water resources but most of the places do not have electricity. At a same time depend where you are trekking.

- Is there ATM in the mountain?

No, there is no ATM and Bank in the mountain. So you are suggested to have cash for your trekking.

-What is the political condition in Nepal?

Nepal is federal democratic republic country since 2009. Until 2007 Nepal was in unrest political situation and was not safe to travel in Nepal. After the peace agreement between Maoist and Government is it hundred percent secure to go.

-What kind of document should I bring?

Normally a veiled pass port and insurance document is required to bring with you.

- Is Global Adventure Trekking (GAT) is legal trekking tour company?

GAT is one of the Nepal's leading trekking company based in Thamel, Kathmandu. We have been offering outdoor activities in Nepal , Tibet, Bhutan and India since 1998. GAT is the only trekking one company managed by a well trained, qualified and experienced outdoor professionals. It is officially registered with the Ministry of Tourism government of Nepal and affiliated to different organizations- Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP). Our team members were born in different region of Nepal Himalayas. They have full of an intimate knowledge of People, culture and history of Nepal.


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Facts of Trip

Group Size: Maximum 10 pax.

Specialty Categories: Hikking and Trekking

Max. Elevation: 5416m.

Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Accommodation: Tea House/ Lodge Trek

Tour Customizable: Yes

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