Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are in the Western part of Nepal in the Manang district. Snow-capped mountains tower this valley. Annapurna Circuit Trek is Highest Pass in the world so the very famous Trekking Trails offers fully Tea house Trekking. The Mountains that you can see from this area are Annapurna Himal. They are as Chame peak, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, III, Gangapurna, Tilicho Himal, Chulu west and east, Pisang peak etc.
You will go through Throng-la Pass in Annapurna Circuit Trek. It is also regarded as the highest Pass in the world with a height of 5416 m. It takes up to 25 days to complete the trek at the present due. Manaslu Circuit Trek
Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp (also known as Annapurna Sanctuary) trek is a
challenging and longest trekking route in the Annapurna region. It is suitable
for those who wish to do both Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp on a
single trip. The Annapurna Circuit crosses the Thorong La Pass at a height of
5,416 meters. While the Annapurna Base Camp trek reaches up to 4,130 meters.
Annapurna Circuit is one of the best trekking trails in the Himalayas and has
been described as one of the top ten treks in the world, trekked by thousands
of trekkers every year. And Annapurna Base Camp is one of the moderate trekking
that takes you to the base of the highest mountains. While trekking you will
see a great variety of beautiful landscapes, nature, and culture of the Central
Himalayan region of Nepal with the best and most spectacular Himalayan
panoramas of Mount Annapurna, Fishtail, Manaslu, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli, and many
other central-western Himalayan ranges of Nepal descend from the heights of the
pass to Muktinath and its sacred Buddhist and Hindu shrines.
Further south of Muktinath, the contrasts of the Nepal Himalaya become even more apparent, as high windswept passes are replaced by forests, or mandarin and banana groves. Finally, we trek out of the gorges and look back to the peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You continue the trek to Ghorepani, it is a beautiful village on top of a hill. From here you can visit Poon Hill (3210 m) which is one of the best places to watch the sunrise display over the mountains. After visiting Poon Hill you will continue the trek through rhododendron and bamboo forests then you will reach a nice Gurung village called Chhomrong (Gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary), continue the trek till Annapurna Base Camp, the same way to go to Chhomrong For this you can choose the route to Pokhara which goes through Ghanruk or Dhampus. It is also possible to go from Chhomrong to Pokhara via Birethanti/Nayapul in a single day. Everest Base Camp Trek
The itinerary below follows the traditional old-fashioned route, but if you want to shorten the itinerary you will need to use a bus or jeep where motor roads are available.
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Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m). Namaste and Welcome to Kathmandu. The representative of Rinji Sherpa greets you at the international airport. Then you will be transferred to the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, refresh and rest yourselves. We will briefly explain our tour program in the evening. O/N at Hotel.
Drive to Syange/ Jagat 1330m,5hrs. Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar or Bhulbule By bus through Prithvi Highway, about 6 hours’ drive. After taking a local jeep to Syange (1080m) driving with the view of Marsyangdi River, greeneries, local villages, and attractive mountain scenery. A steep and slippery trail runs up and down through paddy fields, passing through tiny Tibetan villages, the trail ascends through the forest to Jagat (1330m). If our drive is not on time, we can stay in Syange as well. O/N at Lodge.
Day 03: Trek to Dharapani1960m,5hrs. Begin our trails go continue meander way across the right side Marsyangdi river view and after crossing again suspension bridge in the Marsyangdi River Path it goes uphill and gradually steep flat and reaches to Tal. This place is one of the popular places for valley views and waterfalls. Now enter the district is Manang, the trail continues through barley, rice, potato fields, and pine forests through the village of Khotro (1860m). Go down to a forest to a long suspension bridge and very enjoyable courtyards of Alpine. Passing through Karte and Nache village, the new trail continues a stone Kani making a formal entrance to Dharapani. Dharapani is one joint way for Manaslu round and this is big villages in the Manang District. O/N at Lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Chame2630m, 5hrs. As we cut through a narrow field from the village, the Dudh Khola, which originates from the south face of Manaslu, enters the opposite bank and we will walk with a lot of scenes of remarkable views. Then reach to chame. Chame is district headquarters in manang. O/N at Lodge.
Trek to Pisang 3300 m,4/5hrs. We will walk with Mani walls to a field of buckwheat in the tiny village Telekhu (2840m). There’s a long, peasant, and mostly level walk-in forest with some theatrical scenery as you walk through a deep gorge. The pine-scented trail rounds a bend to reveal the first views of dramatic Paungda hill rock face, a marvelous arc lump of rock. Over a ridge marked by prayer flags and stone cairn, continue the steep rise to the upper Marsyangdi. The trail follows through the river valley with good views along the way of Pisang peak and Annapurna II at Pisang. Pisang marks the beginning of the region’s upper portion of the Manang district. O/N at Lodge.
Trek to Manang 3540m, 5hrs. A relaxing trek amidst breathtaking scenery. No steep climbs as trail winds through quaint villages, letting you get a flavor of the culture of Nyeshang (Upper Mustang). O/N at Lodge.
Acclimatization day at Manang village. Day of the rest and acclimatization. Acclimatizing at Manag is most important because in the next few days you head for high altitude area, you gain height rather rapidly. It helps you with AMS. After exploring the Manang village you can short hike to Bodzo Gompa to the east or to the Gangapurna Lake, and the Chongkor viewpoint over. O/N at Lodge.
Trek to Yak Kharka/Lader 4050m, 4hrs. The trails pass through the Mani .chortens and prayer wheel through the cluster old village of Manang. We will pass small streams and fields of potatoes, barley, and buckwheat. The trail climb to the Tengi at 3675 m. the trail climbs out of the Marshandi valley north and passes the small brook near to the small village Gunsang at 3979m. The trail continues to pass the small juniper tree, barberry, and meadows and reach Yak Kharka. O/N at Lodge.
Day 09: Trek to High Camp/Thorong Pedi 4425m, 4hrs. From here Yak the trail continues to go up the east bank of to the Jorsang Khola and go down to the small wooden bridge then cross the Khola. You may plug a little bit tough this climb because you’re walking in dry and arid high Himalaya but slowly walk and you can take your time. The trail follows narrow and unbalanced screed slops rocky-strewn to the Throng Pedi. O/N at Lodge.
Cross to Thorung la pass 5416 m than trek down to Muktinath 3800m. 9hrs Our trek start early in the morning around 4 am and the trail from here starts steeply up through the rocky ridge. The tail uses hundreds of years ago to bring yak and sheep herds. After one hour climb, you reach High camp at 4820m. After the high camp, the trail becomes ice and slippery. You may follow the guide and porter. The trail continues to climb traversing in and out of many full of ice Here you will feel a little bit of headache and cold because the wind is very strong on a clear day. The trail climbs up and up to the top Thorung -La 5416m. The Thorung top you can imagine easily because at the top you can see traditional Chorten, prayer flags, and stone Cairn from faraway. The tail down with white snow soon you will find another Kaligandaki valley. You may sense release to have a hot cup of tea in a small tea house. The trail continues down through the yak pasture land to the Muktinath at 3800m. O/N at Lodge.
Muktinath trek to Marpha (2680m) Today, the trek begins with the descent downhill to dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through an arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet. After passing through Jharkot (3500m) and Khingar (3280m), villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom through Ekle Bhatti (2740m) which is sprawled along both banks of the Kali Gandaki.From here there are fine views of the Nilgiri peaks. You continue down to Marpha (2680m), a delightful Thakali village, complete with a drainage system beneath the flagstone streets. Its narrow alleys and passageways provide welcome shelter from the strong winds of the Kali Gandaki Gorge and Marpha is particularly well known for its apples, apple cider, and apple, apricot, and peach rakshi (wine) overnight at the teahouse
Drive to Tatopani 1190m by local bus/private jeep or Local Bus. Today morning you will take three hours to drive to Tatopani on a local bus. The road is narrow on the mountain terrain. Have lunch at Tatopani. You walk around Tatopani village. Here you also get a bath in the natural hot springs. O/N at Lodge. Day 13: Tatopani trek to Ghorepani (2855m) The trekking trail passes through flat level of the land at some distance. Then the trail begins ascending steeply for at least one hour. Now path goes up through different villages inhabited by the people of different caste and agricultural land. While on trekking you will see the best panoramic view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. The trail ascends gently all the way to Ghorepani passing through small villages like Ghara (1780m), Shikha (1950m), Phalate (2390m), Chitre (2420m) and so on. While trekking you pass through rhododendron forests and come across the wildlife such as monkeys and birds of various species. You are accompanied by more panoramic views of different mountains. Ghorepani (Watering to Horse) are a small pass known as Ghorepani Deurali (2855m) so more tourists stay here than down hill situated Ghorepani for better views. Overnight at teahouse.
Visit Poon Hill (3210m) trek to Tadapani (2610m) Early morning ascent to Poon Hill (3210m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Bahra Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. After enjoying the view in Poon Hill then descends Ghorepani. After breakfast, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m) and after Deurali we descend to the Banthanti and continue to descend till small river bank then after the climb up to Tadapani (2610m) En- route, you frequently see waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, local birds, and green scenarios. Tadapani is a small village surrounded by beautiful forests which grant you a magnificent view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and so on. Overnight at teahouse
Trek to Chhomrong (2170) Today, we start our journey with steep downhill through rhododendron forests. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Gurjung village which is the village of Gurung people, with an easy walk to Chhomrong (2170m). Overnight at teahouse
Trek to Dovan (2600m) Today the trail drops down to the Chhomrong Khola and again we continue climbing to Khuldighar at 2380meters where there used to be an ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area) Check post. There is a clearing in the forest a little further on, from which, the route travels very steeply down a rock bank then levels out, running through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge, keeping always on the west side of the river. Overnight at teahouse
Trek to Machhapuchhre Base camp (3700m) The trail continues for about 2 hrs. from here, the route winds up steeply to a bank of rock and then levels out, running through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge keeping always on the west side of the river. It then reaches the small shrine at Panchen Barah and from here the trail climbs to Himalaya Hotel it's about an hour's walk, first on a rocky trail through forests then up a steep ravine, to Hinko at 2,960m. The trail crosses a ravine & a major avalanche track just beyond Hinko, then climbs through large boulders. About half an hour beyond Hinko we reach Deurali at 3,000m. As the trail continues into the sanctuary, it crosses two wide avalanche tracks on a narrow trail that hurdles up against the cliffs. The trail then descends to meet the Modi Khola & follows the river to Bagar. From Bagar we climb across more avalanche paths cross a moraine & a stream, and then climb towards an area known as Machhapchhre Base Camp at 3700m. One can have panoramic views of Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna & Machhapuchhre (6,997m). Overnight at teahouse
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) On the way to Annapurna Base Camp.(ABC) from Machhapuchhre base Camp (MBC), the vegetation disappears. We'll see the snow boulders melting and forming small streams. The path widens as we enter the sanctuary, follows a stream, and then climbs to a few huts alongside a moraine. There are sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding panorama of the 360 degrees. Savor the mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and other peaks. The climax of our trip almost ends today. Overnight at teahouse
Trek to Bamboo (2310m) Get up in the early morning and savor the magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas from Annapurna base camp. After taking breakfast, we start descending from Annapurna base camp to Bamboo back through Machhapuchre base camp, Deurali, Himalayan Hotel, Dovan, and finally reach Bamboo (2310m). Heading back down to the valley is much easier than climbing up. You will see the waterfalls that drop down from a high point to the rocks below. We pass through the forests with great views of Fishtail and Hiunchuli mountains. Overnight at teahouse
Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m) Hot Spring From Bamboo, we make a steep ascent to the Kuldi Ghar and then to Sinuwa following the stone steps that lead to Lower Chhomrong. Then we ascend on the thousand stony steps taking us to Upper Chhomrong. From Chhomrong we descend to Jhinu Danda. We today get the opportunity to enjoy hot springs lying just a 15-min walk from Jhinu Danda but there is no available teahouse so you have to return to Jhinu Danda. Overnight at the teahouse.
Trek to Pothana (1900m) Jhinu danda trek to Pothana (1900m), The first part of the trek is descent and then appears through flat land until you reach Himal Pani. Here you find a beautiful waterfall. Beyond this town, the trail ascends gently crossing numerous streams and terraces. After a short trek, you will be at Landruk village (1545m), a pretty big village inhabited by a mixed community of Gurung, Magar, and Brahmin as well. Now the trail gently ascends to Tolka (1850m.) and then ascent and level path to Bherikharka. From here, the trail goes steeply up to Deorali (2100m.) with a view of different mountain peaks in panorama. Now the trail gradually descends to Pothana passing through different oak forests. Pothana is a small town resided by Gurung, an ethnic community of Nepal. From here too, you can enjoy the splendid views of various mountain peaks. Overnight at teahouse
Day 22: Trek to Dhampus Phedi and drive to Pokhara (850m) Trek from Pothana to Dhampus Phedi and it takes approximately three hours and drive from Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara by private vehicle. The trail is gently descent up to Dhampus, a village mainly inhabited by Gurung. Now you trek through flat land for some distance and steeply descend to Dhampus Phedi. Now you take the vehicle to drive from Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara it takes about 35 minutes driving distance. Overnight at hotel
Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus. It takes about seven hours while driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin, and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach Manakamana Temple. En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields, and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to the capital city. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. Overnight Hotel
Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Bhaktapur After breakfast, the tour guide will take to you for a full day of sightseeing in historical monuments sightseeing places including Boudhanath (the biggest Buddhist stupa), Pashupatinath temple (The biggest Hindu temple) & Bhaktapur durbar square then drive back to Hotel.
Depart Kathmandu After breakfast, End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination
Nepal Trekking Equipment List
This piece of info is creating data on consumer goods and equipment needs, For those that would love an extra detailed discussion for equipment for the Nepalese Himalayan Trek.
The following equipment list is required for Nepal Trekking and climbing and a list, you have to have suggested equipment just have with you, however, that you just might have your own personal first choice equipment which can be equally as appropriate
Recommended Mountaineering Kit
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Nepalese visa fee
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Excess baggage charges
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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