Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Key Infomation

  • Duration:18 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • DestinationTIA Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude5,416 m
  • ActivityTrekking and Hiking
  • Group Size10
Price fromUS$1,750US$1,850
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0 people - 1 personUS$ 1750
2 people - 5 peopleUS$ 1699
6 people - 10 peopleUS$ 1650
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  • No booking or Credit Card Fee
  • Free Cancellation

Annapurna circuit trek is another amazing trekking destination, best suit for the first-timers trekkers and also for those who are wishing to have a complete encircling of the world’s tenth highest mountain Mt. Annapurna I, equally to explore the varied scenes and sceneries and so forth. The ultimate goal of this trek is to have a complete orbit of the Annapurna and traversing the Thorong La pass (5,416 m) sneak around the incredible landscapes, majestic Himalayas, and more.

Located in north-western Nepal, the Annapurna circuit trek is another most popular trekking trip in the Annapurna region. Popularly known as the round Annapurna trek, it is another classic trekking trail and a frequently organized trekking destination by Footprint Adventure. It is popular not because, you will not only be able to have an opportunity to have an amazing glance at the world’s tenth highest peak Mt. Annapurna I, but you will equally be able to sneak around the most amazing mountain vistas, offering you ample of opportunity to capture the scenes and sceneries of gorgeous landscapes and so forth.

Annapurna circuit trek undoubtedly offers more variety than any other equivalent length trekking, as it takes you whole around the world’s one of the highest mountains Mt. Annapurna I, alongside the world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki that flows between Mt. Dhaulagiri I and Mt. Annapurna I. Similarly, you will also have astonishing views of lofty mountains and equally the sunrise and sunset views from Ghorepani Poon hill, which is regarded to be the best viewpoint for having the range of the white mountains, amazing sceneries, and incredible landscapes ranging from sub-tropical through alpine peaks to an arid semi-desert akin to Tibet.

You will cross Thorong La pass (5,416 m), the highest point during the trekking, and then traverse alongside the glaciers, glacial lakes, boulders, sloppy hills, green valley, and the dense forest full of varieties of flora and fauna, varieties of herbs, shrubs. You will have an amazing experience while passing through the terraced farm field, the beautiful village of various ethnic groups namely Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Manangi, and so forth, where you will have an opportunity to spend time, chit-chat, explore their unique lifestyles, rituals, and enjoy the local dishes and delicacies if you wish to, otherwise, enjoy taking photographs and explore the blend of culture of both Hindu and Buddhist, especially at Muktinath areas, all these features are clear enough that why Annapurna circuit trekking is a special one and often organized trips.

Highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Excursions in Kathmandu such as Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swyambhunath, and Patan Durbar Square. 
  • Lush green forest, alpine forest, and rich biodiversity in the largest conservation area - ACAP. 
  • Trekking through the yak pastures, grazing lands, and farmlands in Manang valley. 
  • Magnificent glacial lakes, natural waterfalls, deep Georges, and glacier rivers. 
  • Stunning views of beautiful snow-capped mountains like Annapurna range, Thorang Peak, Manaslu, Gorkha Himal, Lamjung Himal, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Machapuchhre, and many more. 
  • A glimpse of traditional Manage people, lifestyle, culture, and traditions. 
  • Explore the historic sacred temple which is equally important for Hindu and Buddhist religions. 
  • Cross Thorang-la Pass 5,416 m, the highest commercial trekking pass in the world. 
  • Experience the natural hot spring in Tatopani. 
  • Explore the most famous viewpoint for sunrise in Poonhill. 
  • Experience the lavish and modern luxury hospitality in Pokhara city. 

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Itinerary

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Here is the complete itinerary of the Annapurna Base Camp trek. If you are looking for your own customized itinerary, feel free to contact us.

You will be met by Footprint Adventure Treks and Expedition’s representative at Airport and transferred to the hotel. In the remaining time, you can explore around the Thamel Bazaar and shopping for trekking. A pre-trekking briefing will be given in the evening by the company representative and you will be introduced with your trekking leaders and guide. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,350 m

After breakfast, our sightseeing trip will start. We will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide for our sightseeing tour. We will visit the following sites.
Swyambunath Stupa: You can watch over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Swyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living on the premises. People often called it a monkey temple. 
Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples of Nepal. It is located on the banks of the Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is the most important temple dedicated to the god Shiva.
Boudhanath Stupa: Boudhanath Stupa is 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in the 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.
Patan Durbar Square: Patan Durbar Square - located in central city Lalitpur. It displays the Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Welcome Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude1,350 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time8-10 hours
  • Maximum Altitude1,100 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time6-7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude1,960 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time5 - 6 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,710 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time5 - 6 hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,300 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time5-6 hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,570 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude3,570 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time3 - 4 hours
  • Maximum Altitude4,110 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time3 - 4 hours
  • Maximum Altitude4,600 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time7- 8 hours
  • Maximum Altitude3,800 m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time5 hours
  • Maximum Altitude1,200m

We set out early and walk through the beautiful villages where we begin to enter the protected rhododendron forests, where bird songs can fill the air, and beautiful blossoms cover the countryside in spring. We walk through NangeThanti to reach Ghorepani, a beautiful Magar village with splendid views. Ghorepani is our final destination for the day.

  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time7-8 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,850 m

Today we rise long before the sun to hike Poon Hill in time for famous views of Dhaulagiri I, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and their respective massifs. As the sunrises over Machupachare, Dhaulagiri’s south face is bathed in the morning’s golden light. Poon Hill is a well-known spot for photography for unobstructed shots of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs. We return to Ghorepani, have breakfast, and depart for Tadapani. Along the way, we first pass through Deurali and Benthanti before arriving in Tadapani, our final destination for the day.

  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time6-7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude2,700 m

The trail through rhododendron forests to Tadapani is mostly working as an alternative way to Ghorepani. You will appreciate here the perspectives of the mountains for the most part at the early hour toward the beginning of the day, prior to the scene cloak into the foggy mists. In any case, the perspectives amid the sunrise, be that as it may, are in Ghnadruk and Tadapani eminent. Walking is generally requested – you can expect visit climbs and plunges over sloppy ways and unlimited staircases.

  • Accommodation Standard Lodge or Teahouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Time5-6 hours
  • Maximum Altitude1,930 m

On this day, you will travel through Gurung village with views of snowy Mountains and amazing landscape. Walking will be easy today, with 2/3 hours of down walking you will be at Syauli Bazar then walk to Birethanti. There will be your private vehicle driving you to Pokhara. Again you can enjoy your time in Pokhara and if you want to add more days and spend time in Pokhara, you can inform us before the trekking.

  • Accommodation Three Star Standard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Time3 hours
  • Maximum Altitude830 m

Now that your trek is complete, you’ll return from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. If you are tired of a long bus journey, then you have the option of flying to Kathmandu at an extra cost.

The cost for Pokhara to Kathmandu is USD 100.00 per person for one way flight. The choice is yours. Nevertheless, it would incur an additional fee. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • MealsBreatfast
  • Time6-7 hour drive/25min flight
  • Maximum Altitude1,350 m

Your journey in Nepal comes to an end today. We will transfer you to International Airport for your final departure. Please note that you have to be at the airport before 3 hours of flight time. 

  • MealsBreakfast

What's Included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
  • Three-star accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfast. 
  • Kathmandu city sightseeing in private vehicles with an experienced English-speaking guide. 
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Welcome dinner in traditional Nepali kitchen with cultural dance show. 
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader if necessary. 
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • Sleeping bag (to be returned at the end of trek).
  • Footprint Adventure's trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • 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).

Dates & Price

Departure DateTrip StatusPrice 
dateMarch 16, 2022 - April 02, 2022StatusAvailablepriceUS$1750

Additional Info

High Altitute Sickness-
Annapurna  Circuit Trek would be life time memory  in your life. If you are not fit we will not recommend to go this trekking. While you are going toward the Throng la Pass you have to eat lot of food and drink . If you have other problem you have to admit the hospital soon in this case you call the helicopter for resque and our staff will help to you for  your treatmemt  . If you have medical insurance the rescue helicopter payment will be cover by the insurance company so medical insurance is necessary to go this trekking.

Trekking Grade -
Annapurna Circuit Trek is pretty long trek that goes right into high mountain country so; it is physically quite strenuous which involves approx 5-6 hours trekking along the way. There is no previous experience is required, used to some regular exercise and enjoy walking in the high altitude conditions.

Weather-
The best seasons for Annapurna Circuit Trek are from mid September till November end and from the beginning of March until end of May. The morning time  usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.

Food-
We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.

Transportation-
Annapurna Circuit Trek start your trip from your hotel  so car or necessary vehicle will come to  your place and drop to the airport then Kathmandu to Pokhara to kathmandu amazing flight.

Telephone and Internet-
Trekking to Annapurna Circuit trek there is few places available for Telephone and Internet. You can get internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and internet cost would be extra.

Electricity-
Most of the lodges/ guest house take an additional charge for battery charging. There is no electricity in the base camp. There is electricity or solar power where you can re- charges your camera batteries,laptop, mobile etc. that cost you need to pay extra.

Drinking Water-
The bottle water is available along the trail until the last village. You can take buy boil water from the lodge or restaurant or you can use Iodine or water purifying medicines.

Luggage-
In Kathmandu you will get 4 to 5 star  standard Hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part,  rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attach bathroom as well as but they will cost extra.

Group Leader and Crew-
We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide  and Sherpa staff when there are 8 or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipments-
It's not necessary to spend a lot of money for extra equipment and clothing before your trip. Majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekkking Days-
The time schedule is very important for enjoy trip with among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon’s walk .  The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customise Itinerary-
As per your time schedule if there is not suitable date for trekking departure from kathmandu so place mention your suitable time and date then we will organized your great trip to Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Trip Extensions-
In addition to Annapurna Circuit Trek, we can organize  trip to Everest Trekking, Langtang Trekking , Manaslu Trekking, Mustang Trekking,Mountain flight, the water rafting,  jungle safari, City tour (kathmandu, Pokhara  or Lumbini ) ,home stay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour ,Bhutan tour  or India tour  extension as per your time frame.

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