Annapurna Circuit Trek
The Annapurna Circuit Trekking is for 18 days which is considered as moderate – Strenuoustrekking. Trekking Annapurna Circuit route is known as most popular and classical trek in the Annapurna region. Annapurna Circuit Trekking trail is also recommended as one of the twenty best trekking trails all over the world. Annapurn Circuit trekking trail will take you to the villages with great mountain views, different castes people like Gurungs, Magars, Brahmins, Chhetris, Newars . You will start your trek from Besi Sahar. This trail (Ngadi) can also be seen in The National Geographic but the road has been drstroyed by the landslide. Throughout Annapurna Cercuit Trekking trail you will share the way with small caravan who transport supplies to the remote village of this area. There will be small fields of millet and wheat, small flock of sheeps and goats. Thakalis and tribes controls the trading and pilgrimage trails. You will trek through different small villages like Khudi, Bhulbule, Ngadi, Lampata, Bahundanda, Jagat, Khorte, Dharapani , The Annapurna circuit is among the longest & most popular treks in the Himalayas. Circling the great Annapurna range, the trial works its way from the Marsyangdi to the Kali gandaki valley, crossing the 5,416 m / 17,768 ft Thorung La pass. It is a hazardous crossing: the pass, often snow covered & usually very windy, is the highest point on the trek. The pass apart, the trek is not very demanding, despite its great length. The trails are mostly bridle paths & rarely very steep.
Day to Day Itinerary
01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1100m/3608 ft): 8 – 10 hours
04: Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7 – 8 hours
05: Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft): 5 – 6 hours
06: Chame to Pisang (3,300m/10824ft): 5 – 6 hours
07: Pisang to Manang (3,500m/11,482ft): 6 – 7 hours
08: Manang: Acclimatization day
09: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3 – 4 hours
10: Yak kharka to Thorang Phedi: (4420m/14501ft): 3-4 hours
11: Trek to Thorong La (5416m/17764ft) to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft) then drive to Jomsom: 7 – 8 hours trek, 1 hour drive
12: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara: 25 minutes
13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hours with tourist bus.
14: Bhaktapur/Patan sight seeing
14: Final departure to home country.