ROUND ANNAPURNA TREK-15 DAYS
- 15 Days
|Kathmandu||Everest Base Camp||1400m-5380m|
|Kathmandu||Dhaulagiri Base Camp||1400m-4748m|
|Trip Duration||15 Days|
Trek around the Annapurna massif crossing a 5400 meters high Himalayan pass and be engulfed by the extremely scenic Himalayan atmosphere. While you are on this adventurous Himalayan trekking trip, you can experience the diverse range of landscapes from low river basins to soaring high mountain peaks. As you go higher into the elevation on the trekking trail, you will experience the difference in the lifestyle and culture of people. The fresh air high up in the mountain is so enticing that you will feel the pleasure of it on each inhalation.
The first few days of the Annapurna circuit trekking can be a little different than the real Himalayan trail trekking as the result of the construction of a motor road up to Manang. But when you reach Manang and start the trekking further ahead on the trail, you will come to realize and experience what it is like to trek in the serene atmosphere on the Himalayan trail. The highlight of this trip is the day when you cross a high mountain pass called Thorong La pass at the elevation of 5416 meters above sea level although rest of the places you pass through are no less stunning. Every trekker on the Annapurna Circuit trekking trip has to cross this high pass and they look forward to it but for the people living in the region, this pass comes on their regular trading route.
The walk today to Chame from Dharapani is spectacularly stunning as we will be able to have full-fledged view of some of the mountain peaks in the Annapurna range. The majestic view of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV and Lamjung Himal is the day maker. Despite the challenge of walking on some tricky mountain trails, we will enjoy the view to its fullest.
Stay overnight at Chame.
Day 06: Chame – Pisang 3300m/10824ft: 5 – 6 hours
We are trekking to Pisang today and the trek starts after breakfast at the tea house. About 6 hours of walk today will lead us through some scenic places in the route. We will be rewarded with the magnificent view of Annapurna II and Pisang peak and also be captivated by the spectacular Himalayan mountain landscape.
Stay overnight at Pisang.
Day 07: Pisang – Manang 3519m/11545ft: 6 – 7 hours
The walk from Pisang to Manang via upper Pisang gives us the opportunity to have spectacular view of Annapurna, Pisang and several other high soaring mountain peaks. A more or less 6 hours of walk via Geru takes us to Manang where we are staying overnight today. We will also pay a short visit to the biggest monastery, Barge monastery, in the district.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day in Manang and activity about Manang
Today, we will stay in Manang as an extra day to help ourselves adjust with the high mountain climate. We can go for a side hiking trip to a higher elevation and come back to Manang for overnight stay. There are several options to go for hiking today. We can choose to do one of them. The hiking and staying overnight at the same place as previous night should prepare us to go to higher elevation tomorrow.
Day 09: Manang – Yak Kharka 4040m/ 13020ft: 4 – 5 hours
We are walking to Yak Kharka today after breakfast. A descend welcomes us to start the hike for the day. Walking past Khangsar village, we follow a trail on rocky wall to reach Thorang Khola. An uphill trail welcomes us again to take us to Yak Kharka for our overnight stay today.
Day 10: Yak Kharka – Thorang Phedi 4420m/14500ft: 3 – 4 hours
A relatively shorter walk today takes us to Thorang Phedi, the base of Thorang La pass. Although a shorter walk, its mostly uphill walk today all the way up to Thorang Phedi. The trek today brings us a spectacular view of several mountain peaks including Thorung peak, Mt. Khatungkan, and Mt. Syagang. On reaching Thorang Phedi, we will check into a tea house and relax to get ready for the ascent of Thorang La pass early morning tomorrow.
Day 11: Thorang Phedi – Thorang La 5416m/17760ft – Muktinath 3710m/12171ft: 7 – 8 hours
We start the day very early today to ascend the trail toward Thorang La, the highest elevation on the trip. The day is also the highlight of the trip as it takes us to the highest elevation on the trip. A slow paced four hours’ walk up the mountain brings us to the incredible Thorang La pass. We feel the thrill of joy taking over us; pose in front of Thorang Pass sign for pictures and then head down towards Muktinath on the other side of the pass. Reach Muktinath, relax and be happy on your achievement on the Himalayas.
Day 12: Muktinath – Jomsom 2743m : 4 – 5 hours
We take our breakfast at Muktinath and start the trek for the day to Jomsom. Today is the last day of our trek which comes to an end after trekking for about 5 hours. We enjoy the last day of the trek on this beautiful Himalayan landscape to the fullest before we reach Jomsom for lunch. We check into a hotel and take our lunch. We can go for an exploration of the town for the rest of the day.
Day 13: Jomsom – Pokhara 900m
We fly to Pokhara early morning. Although a short flight of about 20 minutes, the route brings some stunning mountain views to us. Once in our hotel in Pokhara we have free day to rest, relax and wander around the lakeside.
Day 14: Pokhara Sightseeing
We visit several historical and cultural places like David’s fall, Bat Cave, Mahendra Cave, Mountaneering Musem and lake side.
Day 15: Pokhara – Kathmandu: 6 – 7 hours
We will drive to Kathmandu today by tourist bus. It will keep us on the highway for 7 hours before reaching Kathmandu. We also have an option to fly for 25 minutes at an extra payment for the flight.
On reaching Kathmandu, we will check into hotel, freshen up and have some relaxing time before we go for celebration and farewell dinner tonight.
• Airport Pick up and drop
• 2 days in 5 star or similar hotel in Kathmandu
• Lodging and fooding during the trek. excepts( bear,cigarettes )
• Welcome and farewell dinners.
• Trekking guide,assistant guide,and potters with their salary.
• All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit,TIMS )
• Medical kit
• All government and local taxes
breakfast,lunch and dinner during the trek
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