Annapurna circuit is noted as one of the most beautiful locations for trekking in Nepal. It will put you forth lavish landscapes and cultures from the northern Buddhist sanctuaries to the Gurung and Thakali people. Trekking in Nepal will be incomplete without venturing into the Annapurna circuit trek. You move through the subtropical lower Marshyangdi valley before going around the circuit.
Altitude is gained and acclimatisation happens as one easily trails through the suspension bridges, the rice terraces and the forests. Pisang, a remote area that lies in rain shadow around Annapurna, arrives then, with splendid, snowy and glaciated peaks of Annapurna II, III and IV. The Thorong La Pass wait amidst huge glacial moraines and pillars etched by wind erosion. Now Muktinath is not far away, followed by Jomsom. If you really wish for trekking in Nepal, Annapurna Circuit simply promises loads of thrills.
Art Summit Travel and Tour’s representative will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal and transport you to our hotel. You will have some down time to rest, have showers and eat. This evening you will meet our guides for a thorough briefing over our Annapurna Circuit Trek itinerary.
Drive to Beshishar by Jeep, it will be six hour drive along the Trishuli and Marsyandi river. Beshisahar is a small town. And it is trade center for the surrounding villagers.
It is local jeep journey to Chame, which might take four hours. Youare not driving on black top road which is bumpy and shaky but views left and write are gorgeous along the Annapurna II.Chame is aheadquarters of the Manang district.
Today’s trail ascending to DhukurPokhari via Bhrathng, then easy pretty flat walk to Pisang. One can see Pisang pick along the way closely, it is one of the popular trekking peak in western part of Nepal and total walk will be five hours.
The initial part of hike Pisang to Manang is pretty flat, however there is forty-five minutes ascending walk before Hunde. There is an airport, during the high season regularly morning flights to the Pokhara. Manang is a traditional village where can see Thakali and Guring cultures and altitude animals yaks too.
Explore around the village, walk to the north side of reach and see the stunning mountain view. This is the best way to get acclimatized your body in the altitude.
It is four hours walking to reach destination, meaning of yak kharka is pastures for the yaks. You pass through traditional houses, which made of stones rather then wood very innovative way. You get before lunch in Yak kharkh.
High camp is a small place of busy arrangement to treat trekkers. Crossing the river and ascending through the trail then get to ThorongPhedi.After ascending vertically couple of hours you reach to the High camp. You may feel lightly altitude but can have spectacular views.
The trail gradually ascends to the Thorngla pass 5416m. The pass marked by the Buddhistcolorful praying flags. As you reach on the top can have thrilling views of snowcapped mountains,other side Mustang valley and Thorongla Peak. After passyou descending to Muktinath, landscape and cultural are totally different. As you get in Mukthinath see a temple and a monastery, inside the monastery you see natural flaming it is very popular forboth Hindus and Buddhists.
Again descending to the Marpha via Kagabeni, it is main gate way explore to upper Mustang, takers have to have especial permit to enter Upper Mustang.After that reach to Jomsom another option is one can terminate hike and take short flight to Pokhara or continue trek all the way down. Walk an hour along the kali gandaki gorge toreahMarpha, in the afternoon blowing strong head and back wind.
Meaning of Kalapani is Black Water, greets us at a descend and passing through Tukuche, a significant trading village at a time. Most of the time fallow the road, it is dusty and will be running vehicles.
Another descend, takes us to the flagstone-paved streets village of Lele. This is followed by the Kali Gandaki gorge and the last remnants of Tibetan influence in the valley. Way to theTatopani passes through theGhasa and Dana villages. If you reach early get in to the natural hot pool, which reduce your body pain and get relax after long walk.
A fork in the trail from Tatopani takes us away from the Kali Gandaki Gorge and towards the Gar Khola River. Large terraces for rice production appear on the horizon.
We will climb numerous steps from Chitre to see the blue roofed houses of Ghorepani above us, which has astrong Tibetan influence, and you will be able to purchase jewelries crafts made by locals. There is something challenging about the steps, which you will discover there. One of the tourist attraction place, comfortable tea house and stunning views of mountain .
Approximately an hour hike early morning to Poon Hill, which offers a thrilling view of the Himalayas,Dhaulagiri Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South and Annpurna I. Your camera will love the snow capped peaks. Then back to hotel and descend to TikheDhunga via Nnangethati, Banthati and Urleri.
The trail descends along the rivers through Hile and BirethantiVillage to Nayapul via the suspension bridges. After lunch drive to Pokhara.
The journey after breakfast to Kathmandu takes about Seven hours buy Tourist bus.
Rest and relaxing day or you can buy present to your friends and family.
Today is the final day of your Annapurna Circuit Trek. Our shuttle driver will come to your hotel 3 hours before your flight departure and deliver you to Tribhuvan International Airport. If you are remaining in Nepal, please let us know. We will be delighted to arrange extra activities for you in Nepal.