Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get greeted by one of our team delegates. He/she will take you to the hotel that we have already booked for you. You can rest and explore the vibrant streets of Thamel. In the late evening, you will join the welcome dinner organized by the company.
Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 Sightseeing
The day begins early with delicious breakfast and a warm cup of coffee. You go on a guided sightseeing tour, where you will visit ancient temples, shrines, palaces, and courtyards. We have arranged a professional guide with you who will brief you about all the places you will visit. In the late afternoon, you prepare for the trek.
Day 3 Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (845m); 200 km west of Kathmandu
From today your adventurous journey to Bhulbhule begins. You drive from Kathmandu along Trishuli River to Pokhara. From here, you continue driving in the north to Besisahar and then to Bhulbhule. During the ride, you get to witness wonderful views of a lush green hill, snow-capped mountains, colorful terraced fields, and small villages.
Day 4 Trek Bhulbhule to Jagat (1,300m); 5 hrs
Today is the first day of your trek. Following a beautiful trail, you trek through lush forest and terraced fields. The trail move along Marsyangdi river, and further, passes through many small villages to take you to Jagat.
Day 5 Jagat to Dharapani (1,860m); 5 hrs
Leaving Jagat behind, you descend to a river and walk through a lush forest. Further, the trail ascends to a sharp-edge cliff from where you trek enjoying a superb view of towering Annapurna range. You cross a suspension bridge and ascend on a steep trail. The trail then passes through Sattale and Tal. From here, you walk on a rugged and winding path that slowly leads you to Dharapani crossing a suspension bridge.
Day 6 Dharapani to Chame (2,610m); 6 hrs
The trail goes through forest ridges and takes you to Chame. It is the headquarters of the Manang District. While trekking, you get to see stunning views of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, and other mountains.
Day 7 Chame to Pisang (3,115m); 6 hrs
From Chame, you begin walking on a steep narrow path that passes through a dense forest. You will reach a dramatic curved rock face. It will be tough to pass this path. The valley soon opens up and climbs to Pisang. Before reaching Pisang, you get to see a huge rock face (1,500 m).
Day 8 Pisang to Manang (3,540m); 5 hrs
From Pisang, two routes lead to Manang. You will follow the route that passes through Geru as it is very scenic. As you will get the elevation, the climate becomes cold & dries with the difference in vegetation. Manang is a beautiful village with kind locals. You will visit the ancient Barge monastery.
Day 9 Acclimatization day
This day is extra in Manang village for rest. Having a rest day in between the trek will give time to your body to adjust to the altitude and keep you away from the altitude sickness. Today, you will explore the village and interact with the locals. You also go on a short hike to Bhojo Guma or Gangapurna Lake.
Day 10 Manang to Ledar (4,200m); 5/6 hrs
From Manang, the trail gradually ascends towards Ledar. Leaving the Marshyangdi Valley, you reach Tenki and continue walking along Jarsang Khola that will take you Ledar.
Day 11 Ledar to High Camp (4,600m); 4/5 hrs
You descend and cross a river. Further, the trail ascends to Phedi (4,420 m). From here, you walk on a rugged path enjoying excellent views and reach High Camp.
Day 12 High Camp to Muktinath (3,760m) via Thorong La Pass (5,416m); 9 hrs
Today is going to be the most challenging and longest day on your trek. You wake up early and begin ascending towards the Thorong La Pass. It is the highest passes in Nepal. The route to this pass is steep and full of boulders. Upon reaching the pass, you get to see the breath-taking landscape. Further, you descend to one of the holiest pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Muktinath Temple.
Day 13 Muktinath to Jomsom (2,720m); 5 hrs
You will begin the day visiting Muktinath Temple early in the morning. After that, you descend and join the Kali Gandaki river valley. Trekking through small villages, you reach Jomsom, the headquarters of Mustang.
Day 14 Jomsom to Pokhara
From Jomsom, you take an early morning flight to Pokhara. The flight offers tempting views of Annapurna Himalayas. As you land at Pokhara Airport, one of our team members will take you to the hotel. You can rest for the day or visit some tourist sites.
Day 15 Pokhara to Kathmandu
You have both options to fly/drive to Kathmandu. Either way, you get to witness wonderful views. After reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel. You can use the left day to do shopping and rest. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.
Day 16 Departure
You wake up early and prepare to leave. As per your flight departure time, our team representative will take you to the Airport and wishes you a safe flight back to your home.