Around Annapurna circuit Trekking
Around Annapurna circuit Trekking is a long course that follows Marsyandi River, crosses Thorung pass from the Manang basin and descends to the Kaligandaki. It is rich in variety and vistas from the ruling hill of Marsyangdi to the Himalayan interior, providing the complete trekking experience. The change of scenery at the limits of Thorung pass and the remains around the sacred area of Muktinath are also extremely interesting.Around Annapurna circuit Trekking is the one of the finest trek in the Annapurna Massif .
Trekking north, we acclimatize in the important trading village of Manang 3351m, before crossing the Thorong pass, 5416m. Further south, the contrast of Nepali Himalayas become even more apparent, as high windswept passes are replaced by forest or mandarins and banana grooves. Finally, we trek out the gorges and look back to the peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri before traversing the forest ridges down to Pokhara.
Annapurna Massif is situated in north central nepal includes one peak above 8000m ie Annapurna II(8091m) , 13 peakes above 7000m , 16 peaks above 6000m .Around Annapurna curcuit Trek is the total length of 160-230km 100-145miles) depending on upto where motor transport is used & where the trek is ended.Around Annapurna Circuit trek crosses 2 rivers;Marshyangdi river & Kaligandaki river. This trek rises from 760m to 5416m at Thorungla Pass encircling the Annapurna Massif.The major Himalayas seen in this trip are Annapurna I , Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South,Dhawalagiri, Macchapuchhre , Manaslu,Gangapurna ,Nilgiri, Hiunchuli & many other named & unnamed peaks of 6000-7000m. We take you through high trail from Pisang visa Ghyaru & Ngawal to Manang as the views are spectacular ,and the two villages of best preserved example of the Tibetan styles villages in the original state.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03 : Kathmandu-Besisahar-Jagat
Day 04 : Jagat-Dharapani
Day 05 : Dharapani-Chame
Day 06 : Trek 5 hours to Chame to Pisang at 3185m.
Day 07 : Pisang to Manang 3351m
Day 08 : Acclimatization day in Manang
Day 09 : Trek Manang to Churilattar 4180m
Day 10 : Churi Lattar to Thorang Phedi (4416m)
Day 11 : Thorang Phedi to Muktinath (3800m)
Day 12 : Muktinath to Marpha 2660m
Day 13 : Marpha to Kalopani is about 4 and half-hours trek
Day 14 : Kalopani to Tatopani is about 5 and half -hours trek
Day 15 : Tatopani to Gorepani (2855 m) is about 6 hours trek
Day 16 : Ghorepani to Poonhill (3210 m)
Day 17 : From Ghorepani to Gandrung (1951m) is about 6 hours trek
Day 18 : Gandruk to Pokhara (900m)
Day 19 : Free stay in Pokhara
Day 20 : Pokhara-Kathmandu
Day 21 : Departure
Arrival transfer, 3 star category hotels with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara, A full day sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide, transportation from Kathmandu- Besi Sahar and Pokhara-Kathmandu by private jeep/car, 1 porter for each 2 trekkers and 1 guide for above 2 pax, accommodation and meals in lodges en route, Annapurna conservation fee, crew insurance.TIMS card.
Price does not include:
Flights, Nepal visa, travel health insurance, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara, expenses of personal nature like drinks and tip, expenses due to nature or any unforeseen disturbances beyond our control, personal trekking gears.
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