Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek, an intense and thrilling trek to the most preferred and incredible trekking adventure, spend 15 challenging days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. Led by expert guides and assisted by supporting staff throughout, you will be traveling six to seven hours a day along the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains while encountering historic architectures, icy moraines and breathtaking landscapes. You will be greeted by locals and amused by their hospitality who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few ever experienced.
Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary
Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, and check into your hotel. Take the day to explore the vibrant streets of Thamel, the bustling tourist hub.
Take a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar, the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit trek. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes and settle into your accommodation.
Begin your trek by following the trail through terraced fields, rhododendron forests, and charming villages. Reach Bahundanda and spend the night at a local teahouse.
Continue your trek, crossing suspension bridges and ascending and descending through lush forests. Reach Chamje, a small village nestled along the Marshyangdi River.
Trek through a rocky trail, passing waterfalls and beautiful landscapes. Arrive at Bagarchhap, a village influenced by Tibetan culture, and explore the unique architecture and monasteries.
Walk through pine forests and enjoy panoramic views of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges. Reach Chame, the district headquarters of Manang, and rest for the night.
Continue your trek along the winding trails, crossing bridges and passing through apple orchards. Arrive at Pisang, a village with captivating mountain views and Tibetan-style houses.
Spend a day in Pisang for acclimatization. Explore the village, visit the monastery, and enjoy the breathtaking views of Annapurna II and Pisang Peak.
Resume your trek and ascend to Manang, a culturally rich village known for its Tibetan Buddhist culture and stunning mountain vistas.
Take a rest day in Manang to acclimatize to the high altitude. Explore the village, visit monasteries, and enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.
Continue your trek, ascending through alpine landscapes and yak pastures. Reach Yak Kharka, a small settlement with grazing yaks and panoramic mountain views.
Trek to Thorong Phedi, the base camp before crossing the Thorong La Pass. Prepare for the challenging pass crossing and rest for the night.
Embark on the most challenging day of the trek as you cross the Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek. Enjoy the panoramic views and descend to Muktinath, a sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists.
Descend through arid landscapes and enter the Kali Gandaki Valley. Reach Marpha, a beautiful village known for its apple orchards, traditional houses, and the famous Marpha brandy.
Continue your descent, passing through charming villages and enjoying the views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri peaks. Arrive at Kalopani and relax at a teahouse.
Descend further into the Kali Gandaki Gorge, one of the deepest gorges in the world. Reach Tatopani, known for its natural hot springs, and rejuvenate your body after the long trek.
Ascend through rhododendron forests and charming villages, gradually gaining altitude. Reach Ghorepani, a popular village offering stunning sunrise views from Poon Hill.
Early morning, hike to Poon Hill to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Descend and continue trekking to Tadapani, surrounded by lush forests.
Descend through forests of bamboo and rhododendron, enjoying glimpses of the majestic Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak. Reach Ghandruk, a traditional Gurung village, and immerse yourself in the local culture.
Descend to Nayapul, passing terraced fields and charming villages. From Nayapul, drive to Pokhara, a beautiful lakeside city. Celebrate the completion of your Annapurna Circuit trek.
Drive or fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city, shopping for souvenirs, or relaxing in a cozy cafe.
One of our company member will receive you at the hotel and transfer to airport for your flight to next destination.