About Annapurna Circuit Trek

An exotic and beguile environment all the way from down to up and around Annapurna Region, Annapurna Circuit Trek is perfectly bestowing its opulent natural contents among outsiders. Annapurna Circuit Trek will offers with the perfect combination of a wide variety of landscape, natural contents like rivers, forest, and mountains which all of them will be actively delivering their best to make Annapurna Circuit Trek outstanding and memorable.  Annapurna Circuit Trek is regarded as a most scenic round trek in Nepal which provides the opportunities to explore the Himalayas of Nepal interestingly.
……experience the real treasure of Annapurna region – enchanting environment, mesmerizing mountains, distinct culture and tradition of various ethnic groups and their traditional lifestyle and many more natural gems, participating in Annapurna Circuit Trek.
 

Attractive places of Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is a remarkable trek starts from the beautiful village of Besishar (760 m/ 2494 ft). There are different other villages like Bahundanda (1310 m/ 4298 ft), Chamje (1430 m/ 4692 ft), Pisang (3200m/ 10499 ft) and many more which will provide opportunity to witness out the traditional lifestyle of Magar, Sherpa and other local people and the wide range view of the dramatic wealthiest natural environment. The beautifully located Manang village (3540 m/ 11615 ft) will be the classic exploration as in this village one can observe the lifestyle, culture, and tradition of local people and also can explore more of its unique contents.
Annapurna Circuit Trek is regarded as one of the world’s classic trek. This trek also passes through Thorang-La Pass (5416meters) which leads to the popular place of Nepal - Muktinath. After Muktinath (3760m/ 12336 ft), the route leads to beautiful places like Jomsom and Marpha. Exploring within these villages, the trek will be continued towards Ghorepani – Poon Hill, with crossing the beautiful Gurung villages and rhododendron forest, will reach Ghorepani. As, Ghorepani (2860M), Poon Hill (3210M),  and Annapurna Base Camp (4130M) are regarded as the most popular vantage points in the Annapurna Circuit Trekking route because these places offers with the mesmerizing and  adorable views of  Mt. Manaslu (8163M), Lamjung Himal (6988M), Annapurna I (8091M), II (7937M), III (7555M), IV (7525M), and Gangapurna (7454m) around Marshyangdi valley and  Dhaulagiri (8167M) along with the views of mountains it also serves with the best sunrise viewpoint (Ghorepani and Poon Hill). 
 

Duration of Annapurna Circuit Trek 

Annapurna Circuit Trek is the long time journey around the Himalayas as this circuit trek requires 3 weeks of vacation to explore the pristine beauty of the Annapurna Region completely and also the trek can be customized looking as per one’s interest and time frame. 
 

Best Season for trekking around Annapurna Region

September and November are regarded the best season for Annapurna Circuit Trek as because in winter season the snowfall can create some uncertainty to explore the Annapurna region but also as per interest with the favorable guidelines the trek can be done throughout the year. 

Annapurna Circuit Trek is fully supported guesthouse trek but as per the request, tented camp can be arranged. This wonderful Himalayan journey will make memorable moments far beyond one’s expectation. Massif Holidays has fixed departure dates for Annapurna Circuit Trek from Kathmandu every week. Massif Holidays also operate the customized trip to address one’s specific requirements, time framing, and budget. Private, group or family trip to Annapurna Circuit and can be arranged at any time as per demand. For more details about this circuit, trek fell free to contact with the experts of Massif Holidays.

Facts

  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 20 Days
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guesthouse Trek
  • Group Sizes Max Person 20
  • food Meals Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • Destination Nepal
  • Min Person 02

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu - Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar.
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara - a beautiful valley consisting of attractive natural contents which is a place mostly adored by outsiders and also regard as adventurous hub too.
  • Magnificent view of Himalayas from Manang, Throngla & Poon Hill.
  • Sightseeing around Manang village. 
  • Crossing over Throng- La Pass (5416meters).
  • Experiencing the different ethnic communities and their lifestyle.
  • Natural Hot Spring Shower at Tatopani.
  • Walking through the deepest George in the world and Kaligandaki Valley.
  • 19 Breakfast, 16 Lunch and 17 Dinner.

 

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (760 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 04: Trek to Bahundanda (1310 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 05: Trek to Chamje (1430 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 06: Trek to Bagarchhap (2160 meters) about 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 07: Trek to Chame (2670 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 08: Trek to Pisang (3200 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 09: Trek to Manang Village (3540 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse
  • Day 10: Rest & Sightseeing around Manang. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 11: Trek to Yak Kharka (4018 meters) About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 12: Trek to Throng Phedi (4450 meters) About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 13: Trek to Muktinath (3760 meters) via Throng –La Pass (5416 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 14: Trek to Marpha (2670 meters) -Capital of Apple. About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 15: Trek to Kalopani (2530 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 16: Trek to Tatopani (1190 meters) - Hot spring Shower. About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 17: Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 18: Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Nayapul (1070 meters). About 8 hours. Drive back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu. About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 20: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu and two nights in Pokhara in similar category hotel including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide).
    • All standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
    • Teahouse and Hotel Accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Annapurna Base Camp Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS card for trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist coach.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • After trekking, Token of Love by the team of Massif Holidays.
    • All government taxes, vat & service charges.

     

  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley and Pokhara valley.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee which can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.

     

Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Political situation
  • Natural calamities, etc. that which is beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in trip.

SOME OTHER ISSUES

Due to poor visibility or bad weather may one cannot get the perfect view of nature. Get delayed for some hours or for some days because of political and weather. During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at any place due to cancellation or delay during the trip. 

Note: No any refund on such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before starting the trek.