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Annapurna Round Trekking

Annapurna round trek has been recognized as one of the World's Best Trekking trail by the survey report of many international institution. This trekking route is listed in the top ten list of the adventure trekking destination many times

Overview

The Annapurna Round Trek has been recognized as one of the most chosen destinations for trekking. It has also been listed among the top ten most fascinating route several times by different foreign institutions. Trekking in Annapurna Region provides a better insight of the panoramic views of mountains, natural beauties around the site, ice-cold rivers, snow-capped mountains and warm springs. During the trek, you also get a chance to get into the lives of the local inhabitants there who are ever-smiling and neighbourly friendly.

Annapurna Round Trek allows trekkers to walk through almost entire Annapurna Range all around. The name itself suggests the meaning. The trek takes us through most of the parts of the Mountain range that provides trekkers the best view they can get. Wide landscapes of the snow-white mountains and a wide variety of nature and cultures are the major attractions of this trek. Through the trek, we get to see numbers of the most popular Himalayas like Mt. Machapuchchre, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Hiuchuli, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Gangapurna and Mt. Annapurna itself. Forwarding to Thorong La Pass we go through all the beautiful sceneries we have been dreaming of, which later turns to beautiful memories. The Annapurna Round Trek let us take glimpses of all the wild lives, flora and fauna available there. Also, the primitive temples, monasteries, glaciers and lakes add more taste to the trek.

The Annapurna Round Trek starts from Besisahar and ends at Pokhara. To get to Besisahar, it’s a 5 hours drive from the Kathmandu valley until we reach there. The trip from Kathmandu to Besishar takes us through the banks of rivers like Trishuli and Marshyangdi. These two rivers are among the famous spots for rafting in Nepal. From Besisahar, we walk through natural beauties watching all the landscape view of the mountains. On the west, behind the Annapurna Range, we get into the Trans-Himalaya Region where inhabitants of Tibetan origin live. The main places that cover up the route are Thorong Phedi, Chame, Manang, Bahundanda, Muktinath, Lete, Jomsom, Dana, Ghasa and so on. Finally, the trek ends at the foot of Pokhara.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu Airport [1,338m/4,389ft]

Welcome! As soon as your flight lands in Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be taken to your hotel by Nepal Village representative. Get fresh and further detail of the trek will be discussed at hotel or our office after diner. You will rest and get ready for the adventure. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar [820m/2,690ft] Walking Duration about 5 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Second Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. We will drive all the way from Kathmandu to Besisahar. On the way to Besisahar, we pass through Pokhara, one of the best tourist area of Nepal. We spend the night at Besisahar. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 03: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda [976 m/3,202 ft]. [1310m] Walking Duration 5-5.5 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Third Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. Early in the morning, we start our trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda (1310m). Firstly, the trail passes through flat level along the bank of the Marshyangdi River. While enjoying the sceneries and the local culture of Gurung community, we carry on our trek. After lunch, the trail goes steeply upwards to Bahundanda that Walking Duration about 2 hours. You can see the area surrounded by eye-catching scenarios with snow-capped mountains. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 04: Trek from Bahundanda to Chyamje [1430m/4,691ft] Walking Duration 6-6.5 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Fourth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. Today we will trek from Bahundanda to Chyamje (1430m). The trail descends and follows flat path before crossing a stream at the bottom of a small waterfall. Before reaching the village of Lali Gaun, we climb up the hillside and observe it. In front of Marshyandi Valley, we follow the winding path through Syange (1100m). The path then climbs steeply. We will descend toward the stone village of Jagat (1330m). We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well! Get some rest and be ready for tomorrow’s adventure.

Day 05: Trek from Chyamje to Bagarchhap [2,070m/6,791ft] Walking Duration 6-7 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Fifth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. We get up early in the morning and have breakfast and continue our trek. Today we will trek from Chyamje to Bagarchhap (2070m). The trail descends towards the river and after crossing suspension bridge, climbing starts. Similarly, we sometime ascend and sometime descend to reach Bagarchhap. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 06: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame [3,805 m/12,484 ft] Walking Duration 5 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Sixth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. We trek from Bagarchhap to Chame. Chame is the administrative headquarter for the Manang district so there are government offices, shops and hotels. Today we trekked from 2070m to 3805m, what a tiring day it is. We spend the night here at Chame. Good Night! Sleep Well! Get ready for tomorrow.

Day 07: Trek from Chame to Pisang [3,205 m/10,515 ft] Walking Duration 5 hours  

Good Morning! Today is the Seventh Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. After having some rest at Chame, we continue our trek towards Pisang. Along with the beautiful Lamjung Himal (6893m) setting it eye on us and sparkling in the morning sun, we set off for Pisang. On the whole trek we usually trek through fir and pine forest. You will be able to see the east peak of Annapurna II as well as Pisang peak (6091m) to the north-east. On continuing the trek we arrive at a long Mani wall by a bridge and the lower village of Pisang. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 08: Trek from Pisang to Manang [3550m/11,646ft] Walking Duration 5 hours [Low Route] or 7-8 hours [High Route]

Good Morning! Today is the Eighth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. We continue our trek early in the morning after breakfast. The trail ascends a steep ridge that offers good views of the Manang Valley and Tilicho Peak (7145m). On descending past Manang's airstrip at Hungde (3320m.), you come to a level area where the north-east face of mighty Annapurna III rises above you. Annapurna IV (7525m) shows its appearance from the wide plain of the Sabje Khola Valley. Just forward from this point you cross the considerably reduced flow of the Marshyangdi Khola via a wooden bridge to the tiny village of Mungji. After a short climb, you reach Manang. Manang is considered as “Gate Way to Heaven”. We spend the night here at Manang.

Day 09: Rest Day for Acclimatization.

Good Morning! Today is the Ninth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. Today is the day when we explore the surprisingly large village for this remote mountain region, Manang. Manang will enlighten your soul with its beauty. We get along with the locals and enjoy the day. You can also visit Ganagapurna Glacier Lake to make your rest day a memorable one. We spend the day here at Manang. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 10: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka [4,400m/14,435ft] Walking Duration 4 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Tenth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. The trail gradually ascends gently all the way to Yak Kharka, passing through the Gunsang village (3960m). You can see panoramic mesmerizing views during our trek. We spend the night here at Yak Kharka. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 11: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi [4420m/14,501ft] Walking Duration 4 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Eleventh Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. After leaving Yak Kharka, the trail gradually climbs to a ridge crossing through a covered wooden bridge before descending towards the headwaters of the Marshyangdi. We follow a narrow trail across an unstable slope after a short ascend up the mountain. Then descend to Thorung Phedi. We spend the night here at Thorong Phedi. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 12: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath [3800m/12,467ft] via Thorong La [5415m/17,765ft] Walking Duration 8-10 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Twelfth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. After breakfast, we start our trek early in the morning. Today, we cross Thorung La (5416m). The views offered are so mesmerizing and spectacular, from the snow-capped mountains above us, to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below and the brown and purple hills of Mustang add more beauty to this trip. We walk along the Jhong Khola to Muktinath and its shrines and temple. We spend the night here at Muktimath. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 13: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom [2713m/8,900ft]

Good Morning! Today is the Thirteenth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. After witnessing and enjoying the Muktinath temple and the religious shrines of Muktinath, we continue our trek by heading down the steep hillside to Kagbeni. Kagbeni feels like antique village, with its closely packed muddy houses and dark tunnels. It is the gateway to Upper Mustang. Along with enjoying ancient caves and views of the impressive white snow-capped mountains we reach Jomsom, the district headquarter of Mustang. We spend the night at Jomsom. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 14: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft]

Good Morning! Today is the Fourteenth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. We are around the end of our truly lifetime memorable trek. Today we will take early morning flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and rest in hotel. Flight may get canceled depending on the weather so we can drive from Jomsom to Pokhara, it will take about 9 hours. We will explore a bit of Pokhara if we have time. We spend the night here at Pokhara. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 15: Arrive to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Good Morning! Today is the Fifteenth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. We will take a flight or drive by tourist bus/private car to Kathmandu. It will take 25 min by flight and 6 to 7 hours by bus or car to reach Kathmandu. In evening, you can enjoy typical Nepali food and cultural shows. You will rest in your hotel. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 16: Final Departure

Good Morning! Today is the Sixteenth Day of the Annapurna Round Trek. Though good byes hurt the most but we have to say good bye until next time. We hope you enjoyed our company and services. We are honored to be your companion throughout your trip. You will be dropped to airport 3 hours before your departure time by our representative. Hope you will remember us in your next trip also. Good Bye! Have a safe flight!

Cost Info

Cost Include

  •  Airport pick & drop off service by Private Vehicle
  • Welcome or fare well dinner in typical Nepali restaurant with traditional musical show.
  •  hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per Itineary
  •  hotel accommodation in Pokhara
  •  Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with English speaking license holder’s tour guide
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information/meeting in your Hotel or in central office of Actual Adventure Pvt. Ltd.
  •  3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the tre, (Generally we will provide you 3 cop of tea )
  •  Accommodation in lodges, guesthouses on twin sharing basis during the trek (We will try to provide you Attach bathroom room as well as available)
  •  Trekking guides and porters (Porter can carry up to 20kg )
  •  Guide airfare (if applicable)
  • Ground road transportation as per itinerary if applicable (Private Car , Bus ,Van extra)
  •  Arrangements for food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Travel insurance for Nepali staff. While trekking period
  •  Actual Adventure's Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available)
  •  Annapurna Conservation Area Permit for National park & Conservation
  •  Trekking information management system ( TIMS ), New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist, (This is for your safety)
  •  Seasonal fresh fruits like (orange, apple, banana, mango and grape and other Nepali local fruits etc)
  • All Paper work and Administration and registration charge.
  • All Government, Vat, Service charge, and taxes are included.

Cost Exclude

  •  Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  •  Airfare domestic ( Kathmandu - Pokhara flights ) and international flights
  •  Nepal entry visa fee
  •  Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  •  All alcoholic drinks, mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internet
  •  Personal trekking equipment, medical and travel insurance
  •  Entrance fees for sightseeing/Monument
  •  Any extra transportation except itinerary (we can arrange if request) 
  •  Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue due to cause of out of our control.
  •  Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price 
  • Some extra assistance like (if you can not walk properly our guide will arrange you horse, to came back, if applicable this you have t o pay them directly
  • Tips to staff. After working everyone expect some Tips , we never tell you fixed amount ,because it is up to you and up to their service ,but generally tourist use to give10% of total cost.

Trip Price

Price Starts from: US $ 1350.00

Why trip price is different?

Following are the determinants for the price

  • Accomodations in Kathmandu and other cities
  • Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
  • Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s))
  • Travelling time(Season)
  • Extra services

Note: The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.

You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.