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Annapurna Circuit Trek

 

TRIP OVERVIEW

Annapurna region is foremost described as the most happening incentive trekking destination of Nepal. The Annapurna Circuit Trek has been proved as a highly praised and spectacular trekking route in the Annapurna region since it opened to foreign trekkers in 1977. This three weeks trek starts right from Besisahar and goes along the Marsyangdi River, with great view of Manaslu and HimalChuli to the east. This magnificent trek leads you to the fine village inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups, offering spectacular and majestic view of the white Himalayas. As it continues to the north of the main Himalayan range on to the high and dry Tibetan Plateau, the scenery is equally breathtaking. The highest point of the trek is Thorungla pass at the top of the valley at 5416m high. Due to the difficulties of crossing the pass, the circuit is usually walked in a counter clockwise direction. Traveling clockwise the longer ascent and shorter descent from west to east is too much for many peoples to manage in one day. As we descend to the west at Muktinath from Manang, we continue to the the barren Tibetan like village of the KaliGandaki – the world’s deepest gorge passes between the giant Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. After you cross the Thorung La pass from Manang to Muktinath the final seven days of the circuit trek are the same as the Jomsom Trek from Pokhara, but in reverse.

Attraction
Both mid -hills and trans Himalayan semi-Tibetan cultural experiences, stunning mountain views, one of the world’s most popular high pass journeys, vast range of bio-diversity trail, conserved wild life and vegetation.

Accessibility
Drive to Jagat to trailhead from Kathmandu or Pokhara, start the trek according to the itinerary, after Thorong La pass from Jomsom fly back or trek to Pokhara.

Route
Max. Altitude 5416 m. Thorong -La pass 5-6 hr. average walking per day, trek start after breakfast everyday, strenuous trail, walking via pass is 9-10 hr.

Facility
Teahouse lodges managed by ACAP and eco-aware local people. Tented camping trip also can be organized, safe drinking water projects.

 

DETAIL ITINERARY

  Day 01   Arrival to kathmandu  
  Day o2   Drive to chame by jeep  9 Hrs
  Day o3   Trek to Pissang  6 Hrs
  Day 04   Trek tjo Manang  7 Hrs
  Day 05   Rest at Manang  
  Day 06   Trek to Yak-kharka  5 Hrs
  Day 07   Trek to highcamp  6 Hrs
  Day 08   Trek to Muktinath via thorung-la pass  8 Hrs
  Day 09   Drive to Jomsom  10 Hrs
  Day 10   Jomsom to Pkr via flight  
  Day 11   Pokhara sightseeing  
  Day 12   Pokhara to Kathmandu-departure  

 

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