Annapurna Circuit Trek, one of the most well-known classic treks in the world. The region is also rich in terms of unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of people. Magnificent scenery, assorted cultures, forests, lakes and glaciers combine to make it one of the most charming areas for the travelers.
The Annapurna Circuit Trekking route encircles the Annapurna Range, a collection of massive, snow-covered summits, many over 26,000 feet. While walking on the Annapurna circuit trekking route, you will encounter 17,000-foot passes, glaciers, the world’s deepest valley, pine forests, rice paddies, tundra, remote villages, and ancient monasteries. Most trekking start up the Marsyandi River, then continue north in the wooded Manang Valley through Chamje, Pisang, and Braga (or other villages in the valley). Close up views of the Annapurna range, varied ecosystems, various cultures and an ever-changing landscape – lush, green paddy fields and oak forests and the deepest gorge in the world makes this one of the most popular treks in the world.
This classic adventure trekking allowing you to reach the heart of the mountains and back to lake city of Pokhara.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||TIA Kathmandu|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||5416 m|
Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4,264 ft
Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Drive Kathmandu to Syange/ Jagat [1100m/3608 ft]: 8 to 10 hrs
Trek Syange or Jagat to Dharapani [1,960m/6,430ft]: 7 to 8 hrs
Dharapani to Chame [2,710m/8,891ft]: 5 to 6 hrs
Chame to Pisang [3,300m/10824ft]: 5 to 6 hrs
Upper Pisang to Manang [3,500m/11,482ft]: 6 to 7 hrs
Manang: Rest Day
Manang to Yak Kharka [4,110m/13,484ft]: 3 to 4 hrs
Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi [4,600m/15,092ft]: 3 to 4 hrs
Thorong Phedi to Thorong La (5416m/17764ft) to Muktinath [3,800/12,467ft]: 7 to 8 hrs
Drive Muktinath to Tatopani [1,200m/3937ft]: 6 to 8 hrs
Tatopani to Ghorepani [2,850m/9,350ft]: 7 to 8 hrs
Ghorepani to Tadapani [2,710m/8,891ft]: 6 to 7 hrs
Tadapani to Ghandruk toPokhara [850m/2,789ft]: 6 to 7 hrs trek and 1 hr drive
Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 hrs drive