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Annapurna Circuit Trek 12 Days
Annapurna Circuit Trek 12 Days
Annapurna Circuit Trek 12 Days
Annapurna Circuit Trek 12 Days
Annapurna Circuit Trek 12 Days

Annapurna Circuit Trek 12 Days

Duration

12 days

Group size

2-10

Activities

All Trekking

Country

Nepal

Region

Annapurna Region

Destination

Kathmandu, Bhulbhule, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Ledar, Thorong Phedi, High Camp , Muktinath, Jomsom, Tatopani
Start/End point

Start/End point

kathmandu
Max Altitude

Max Altitude

5416 m
Meals

Meals

Included
Activity

Activity

5-6 hrs
Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Trip Highlight of Annapurna Circuit Trek
  •  Annapurna circuit trek contains four most  popular destination like manang, muktinath, jomsom, and thorangla pass in a single trek.
  • If you check out then Annapurna circiuit trek has earned the best review for the entire world.
  • The Annapurna Region welcomed 191,558 tourists in 2023, marking the record for the highest number of visitors in its tourism history.
  • Cultural Encounters: Encounter the rich cultural tapestry of the region as you pass through traditional Gurung, Thakali, and Tibetan villages. Experience their unique customs, architecture, and warm hospitality.
  • Thorong La Pass: The trek culminates with a challenging but rewarding ascent to Thorong La Pass (5,416 meters / 17,769 feet) higher than Everest Base Camp (5364 m), offering breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment.
  • Muktinath Temple: Visit the sacred Muktinath Temple, a revered pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists, adding a spiritual dimension to the trek.
  • Natural Hot Springs: Soothe your muscles in the natural hot springs of Tatopani, a well-deserved respite after days of trekking.
  • Panoramic Mountain Views: Enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machapuchare, and other peaks that dominate the horizon, creating an awe-inspiring backdrop throughout the journey.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is an iconic and captivating trekking journey that encircles the majestic Annapurna Massif in Nepal. Renowned for its diverse landscapes, cultural richness, and breathtaking mountain vistas, this trek offers an immersive experience into the heart of the Himalayas. For approximately 15 to 20 days, trekkers embark on a trail that encompasses lush subtropical forests, picturesque villages, terraced fields, arid alpine regions, and High Mountain passes.

In Nepal you can find more then 1000 different types of itinerary but you cannot find any other trek like Annapurna circuit trek. As this trek has the perfect trekking route, it also contains four popular destination like manang, muktinath, jomsom, and thorangla pass in a single trek. These places are itself a popular destination and has a long history. If you check out then Annapurna circiuit trek has earned the best review for the entire world than any other trek.

Trekking Route:

The Annapurna Circuit Trek typically starts in Jagat and follows a counter-clockwise route, taking you through the Marsyangdi Valley, Manang, and Mustang Regions, and eventually descending through the Kali Gandaki Gorge. The trail encompasses a mix of rugged paths, steep ascents, and descents, as well as serene moments of walking through tranquil villages and serene landscapes. See Trekking Route Map

Permits and Logistics:

Trekkers require the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit and a Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card, both obtainable in Kathmandu or Pokhara. Accommodations along the route vary from basic tea houses to more comfortable lodges, and meals are readily available.

Fitness and Experience:

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered a moderate trek. While prior trekking experience is beneficial, individuals with good fitness levels and determination can undertake the journey. Adequate acclimatization and proper preparation are essential to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

Embark on the Annapurna Circuit Trek to immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Himalayas, connect with local cultures, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1:

Arrival at Kathmandu

Upon landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you'll be warmly greeted by our representative holding a sign with your name. They'll transfer you to a comfortable hotel in the heart of Kathmandu. After checking in, take some time to rest or explore the lively streets of Thamel, a vibrant area known for its shops, restaurants, and cultural richness.

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Day 2:

Drive From Kathmandu to Jagat (1300m) Duration: 7-8 hours

Embark on a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jagat. The journey unfolds with breathtaking views of hills, rivers, and rural landscapes. The 7-8 hours drive allows you to witness the diverse beauty of Nepal. Jagat, situated at 1300m, marks the initiation of your trek, and you'll have the evening to relax and prepare for the upcoming adventure.

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Day 3:

Trek to Dharapani (1860m) Duration 6 hrs

The trek officially begins as you head towards Dharapani. Winding through charming villages and lush landscapes, the trek takes approximately 6 hours. You'll witness the unique culture of the region and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you.

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Day 4:

Trek to Chame (2,710 m/8,890 ft) Duration: 6-7 hours

Continue your journey to Chame, a picturesque village situated at 2,710m. The trail offers panoramic views of the Himalayas and quaint villages. This day's trek of 6-7 hours introduces you to the diverse flora and fauna of the Annapurna Region.

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Day 5:

Trek to Pisang (3,115 m/10,200 ft) Duration: 5-6 hours

The trail leads to Pisang, perched at 3,115m. The trek, taking around 5-6 hours, allows you to marvel at the changing landscapes and experience the local lifestyle. Pisang offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks.

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Day 6:

Trek to Manang (3540 m/11,300ft) Duration: 8-9 hours

Head towards Manang, a beautiful village nestled at 3,540m. The day's trek of 8-9 hours lets you gradually acclimatize to higher altitudes while enjoying the majestic scenery. Manang provides a unique opportunity to explore local monasteries and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage.

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Day 7:

Acclimization Day at Manang. (3540m)

Take a well-deserved rest day in Manang to acclimatize to the increasing altitude. You can explore the village, interact with locals, and visit monasteries. Use this day to relax and prepare for the challenging terrain ahead.

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Day 8:

Trek to Ledar (4200m/14206ft) Duration: 4-5 hours

Resume your trek to Ledar at 4,200m. The trail offers awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks. The day's trek, lasting 4-5 hours, brings you closer to the high-altitude landscapes and prepares you for the ascent to Thorong La Pass.

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Day 9:

Trek to Thorong Phedi or High Camp (4900 m/15091 ft) Duration: 3-4 hours

Continue towards Thorong Phedi or High Camp, situated at 4,900m. This short trek of 3-4 hours allows for proper acclimatization and offers glimpses of the challenging mountainous terrain. Rest and prepare for the next day's ascent.

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Day 10:

Trek to Muktinath (3,800m/12467 ft) Via Thorong la pass (5,416m/17764 m) Duration: 7-9 hours

Embark on a challenging day of trekking, crossing Thorong La Pass at 5,416m, a significant high-altitude point in the Annapurna Circuit. The journey to Muktinath, lasting 7-9 hours, rewards you with breathtaking panoramic views and a sense of accomplishment.

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Day 11:

Drive to Jomsom (2670m) Duration 4hrs

Enjoy a scenic drive to Jomsom, a picturesque town located at 2,670m. The 4-hour journey provides a transition from the high mountains to the diverse landscapes of the Mustang region. Explore Jomsom and unwind after the trek.

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Day 12:

Drive Back to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,450 ft) Duration: 6-7 hours

Conclude your trek with a picturesque 6-7 hour drive back to Kathmandu. Reflect on the incredible journey, share stories with fellow trekkers, and savor the memories of the diverse landscapes, cultural encounters, and the achievement of completing the Annapurna Circuit.

Costing Details
What is Included in Cost?
  • Private airport transfers for pickup and drop-off,
  • Two nights of comfortable hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with daily breakfast,
  • Convenient transfers between Kathmandu and Jagat on a bus, 
  • Private car/jeep transportation from Jomsom to Pokhara,
  • One night's hotel stay in Pokhara with breakfast,
  • Wholesome meals throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner,
  • Cozy and charming accommodation in tea houses as per the itinerary,
  • Permits for entry to the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) cards,
  • An experienced, English-speaking trekking guide certified by the government, with all meals, lodging, salary, and insurance included,
  • Competent Sherpa helpers (porters) with meals, lodging, salary, and insurance provided,
  • For larger groups of over eight people, an assistant trekking guide will be available with all necessary provisions,
  • Essential trekking gear such as a warm-down jacket, a versatile four-season sleeping bag, a durable duffel bag, and a detailed trekking map (Please note that the down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip.)
  • The trek will be equipped with a comprehensive first-aid medical kit,
  • All essential paperwork, including government and local taxes, as well as company service charges,
  • A special welcome or farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant in Kathmandu to enhance your experience.
What is Excluded in Cost?
  • Meals during your stay in Kathmandu, including lunch and dinner,
  • Fees for the Nepal entry visas,
  • Recommended travel and medical rescue insurance,
  • International airfare to and from Nepal,
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, battery charging, hot shower, telephone usage, and shopping,
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, both hot and cold,
  • Indulgent desserts like chocolates, cakes, pies, and puddings,
  • Tips for your guide, porter, and driver (although tipping is customary),
  • Entrance fees for monuments and sights during the Kathmandu sightseeing tour.
Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Annapurna Circuit trek considered the most beautiful trek in Nepal?

Trail of Annapurna circuit is the Haven between two Himalayas. On left you can see  Annapurna, Lamjung-Kailash, Macchapuchhare, Tilitso-Himal etc and on right you see Manaslu, Kang guru, Nemjung etc. between flows the Marshyangdi river(Pure himalayan flow) which is also your trekking route. You can find small villages which is a major tourism Destination like , manang, jomsom, muktinath, yak kharka, pisang. 

How are the emergency service in the mountains?

Don't worry, Master Himalaya trekking agency can provide immediate Helicopter service in case of any emergency. We are a experienced agency who have rescued 1500+ emergency's in past year. 

Can a beginner do Annapurna Circuit?

Yes, beginners can undertake the Annapurna Circuit trek. While it is a challenging trek, it does not require technical climbing skills. However, it is essential to be physically fit and mentally prepared for long hours of walking and varying altitudes.

Is Annapurna circuit Trek harder than Everest Base Camp Trek?

No, Annapurna circuit trek is slightly easier than Everest base camp trek. Everest base camp trek is continuous high altitude trek where as Annapurna Base camp trek is challenging specially when Trekkers need to cross Throng la pass(5416 m) which is higher than Everest base camp (5364 m).

What is the difference between Annapurna Circuit trek and Annapurna Base Camp trek?

The Annapurna Circuit is a longer trek that encircles the Annapurna massif. The Annapurna Base Camp trek, on the other hand, is a shorter trek leading to the base camp of Annapurna. The Circuit is known for its variety, while the Base Camp trek is focused on the Annapurna Sanctuary.

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Difference between Annapurna base camp trek and annapurna circuit trek

The basic difference between the Annapurna Base Camp Trek and the Annapurna Circuit Trek is ABC Trek completes in 7-8 days and takes you directly to the base camp, but in the Annapurna Circuit Trek you make a round trip of the whole Annapurna range, and in bonus Manaslu range as well but you don't arrive base camp of Annapurna. view more

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