Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 Days

Trip CostUS$ 730 (Per Person)
  • Duration 10 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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"Annapurna Circuit Trek is a classic trekking route of Nepal takes us a wide range of fantastic panoramic mountain views of Annapurna and spectacular scenery across the highest pass of Throng -La (5416m).

Annapurna circuit trek is an epic and most rewarding trekking route of Annapurna region Nepal; physically, it’s one of the quite challenging adventures destinations in Annapurna region lies on the North central part of Nepal, declared in 1980s, It’s a stunning place for hiking on holidays offering variety of cultural and grand views of three major mountains. It is a magical trekking route.

The Annapurna circuit trek reveals itself gradually up the way and level flat as it climbs through the subtropical jungle to typical local Tibetan and Gurung villages along the ride side of Marsyangdi River valley to Throng La pass (5416m) and Kaligandaki valley. while trekking in the High Alpine valley we will get the opportunity to face the spectacular mountain views, high lakes, glacier viewpoints, Buddhist pilgrimages age through the Himalayan settlements of Chame, Manang, Pisang, Yak Kharka and Throng Phedi before crossing famous pass to Thorung La pass (5416m) to Muktinath.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek can be done through the year but especially August - November, and March-May are the best seasons for travelers who wish to explore the Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal Himalayas, this is a quite busy trekking season by the time trails bursting with trekkers. Those months weather would be pleasant and offers excellent crystal clear mountains with spectacular landscape.

Annapurna Circuit Starting point

Annapurna Circuit Trek starts from Besisahar after 6 hours scenic driving from Kathmandu and ends to Pokhara. This trek is a challenging trekking trail in Annapurna region of Nepal. However, that requires good fitness level of your health who really loves to explore the new places and conquering an ultimate high pass in Himalaya zone.

Annapurna circuit is inhabitants by Gurung and Bhotes groups, while trekking in these beautiful areas you will be surely enjoyed and generate a lifetime experience in Himalaya with a diversity of the flora and fauna of the Himalaya region, We Alpine Ramble Trek team also offer similar trekking regional packages such as  Annapurna Base Camp TrekJomsom Muktinath Trek, and Nar-ph Valley Trek. If your holiday doesn't match any of these our maintaining packages please Contact Us then we will be tailored another separate itinerary for the same trip according to your time and budget, please feel free to share your desires. 

Trip Highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 Days

  • Visiting Muktinath temple, Jomsom, and barren valley
  • Beautiful ice lakes, glaciers, Nepal's biggest apple farms 
  • Hiking along world deepest gorges and waterfall
  • Explore Marpha village and ancient monasteries 
  • Stay at beautiful tourist city Pokhara
  • Cross the highest pass in the world - Throng -La 

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar 800m/2755ft- 7hrs by Bus.
  • Day 02: Day 04: Drive to Chame (2670m- 5 hrs) by jeep.
  • Day 03: Trek to Pissang 3310m/10856ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 04: Trek to Manang 3450m/11316ft- 5/6hrs.
  • Day 05: Acclimatize Day
  • Day 06: Trek to Yak kharka 4050m13284ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 07: Trek to Throung phedi 4550m/12910ft.4hrs.
  • Day 08: Trek to Throng La 5416m/17764ft – Muktinath 3800m/12465ft- 9hrs.
  • Day 09: Drive to Beni/ pokhara 6/7 hrs by local bus.
  • Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu 7hrs by drive or 30minute flight.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar 800m/2755ft- 7hrs by Bus.After having early morning breakfast at Hotel we will drive to Beshisahar (176KM- 6/7 hours drive). This scenic drive through Trishuli and Marsyangdi however, the bus will be stopping on the way for the lunch and toilets, it’s a day that we could explore some point in Besishar and prepare for the next day trip to Chame. Overnight at Hotel

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 02:Day 04: Drive to Chame (2670m- 5 hrs) by jeep.Today we take a normal local jeep to Chame crossing the Marsyangdi River on a suspension bridge. This drive gives you some insight on the rural people – their lifestyle and their culture. On the way, we will take a lunch break and climb up through several of the rural villages to finally reach the peaceful village of Chame. Stay overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 03:Trek to Pissang 3310m/10856ft- 4/5hrs.Our trek starts in the deep forest on a steep and narrow valley of Chame and Pisang, we will be crossing few suspension bridges. then our hike will gradually climb up through the jungle and its spectacular green forest and some gain snow mountain view and after walking few steps up we reach the top hills which are called Paungda Danda and trek continually level flat to Pisang, overnight stay at the lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 04:Trek to Manang 3450m/11316ft- 5/6hrs.Today we have an exciting day trek while walking through the upper trail valley of upper Pisang via Geru, This trail is amazing and outstanding to see the views of the north face of Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho and Pisang Peak. we will be passing the Tibetan settlement and we get a chance to explore Buddhist culture and their lifestyle while visiting some of the most popular Buddhist monasteries on the way.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Acclimatize DayToday is our acclimatizing Day in Manang village. The day we spend doing some little hike to Ice lake and a great viewpoint to observe the magnificent mountain views and its spectacular. Overnight we stay at the lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek to Yak kharka 4050m13284ft- 4hrs.Today we start our trek after the breakfast at hotel, after breakfast we ascend and trail leads us gently up to Yak Kharka passing through tiny Gunsang (3960m.) village, while we reaching higher we will see breathtaking panoramic views, however, we will feel a bit exhausted as we are ascending higher up and into less oxygen air, but we will take own speed by walking slow and making sure we are good. Overnight at stay at the lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Trek to Throung phedi 4550m/12910ft.4hrs.After having Breakfast at Hotel, we will start walking gradually uphill for about 4 hours till Thorong Phedi (4,500m). After crossing a suspension bridge we climb gradually up the way and follow narrow slope to Throng Phedi. As we reach Throng Phedi we will have a Lunch and rest, overnight at Lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 08:Trek to Throng La 5416m/17764ft – Muktinath 3800m/12465ft- 9hrs.After having our early morning Breakfast at Hotel, we start the journey from Phedi to the Thorong La Pass (5416M). We will make a steep climb along a trail that is regularly used and easy to follow. However, problems may occur due to the altitude and snow which can often make the crossing impossible if the pass is covered by snow and too icy sometime. It takes about 4 hours to climb up to the pass marked chortens and prayer flags. As you reach the top, you will be rewarded by the magnificent view of the Annapurna and many other surrounded snowcapped, after having sometime rest and observing the views then we descend all the way down to Muktinath which is one of the most popular Hindu's and Buddhist's pilgrimage place. Stay overnight at Lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)

  • Day 09:Drive to Beni/ pokhara 6/7 hrs by local bus.Today is the long day and tough day in our journey. Trek starts very early in the morning. The trail is much uphill, climbing up passing the first tea shop, continuing on rough ground or on the snow-covered ground all the way to top (5416m). At the top, there is Buddhist flag and tea shop where you will get hot drinks. Walking 20m further up you will see the frozen ice lake at bottom of the Through peak. From here the trail descends steeply down 4hrs with a magnificent view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and other mountains with Kaligandaki valley to Muktinath, where you can visit the Vishnu temple, monastery108 water tap and natural burning gas, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, (B)
  • Day 10:Drive to Kathmandu 7hrs by drive or 30minute flight.Today we will have early breakfast at the hotel in Pokhara and a short drive to tourist bus station. Normally, our tourist bus leaves at 7:30 AM in the morning. Our few hour driving will be a fantastic experience as we drive past many satellite towns on the way and we are able to see rural settlements, gushing rivers, terraces, and green rural landscapes as well as doing a river rafting in Trisuli river. Our bus climbs on the last section to get back to Kathmandu and we are finally here in the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast, (B)

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  •  Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide. 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and a porter.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for the porter and 1porter for 2 trekkers to help the backpack.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Managment System) 
  • Accommodation 2-night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Tea house lodge during the trek
  • Arranged an emergency helicopter services (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc.. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • All Government and local taxes.
  • Kathmandu-Besishar-Pokhara-Kathmandu by bus.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.   

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.

  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule

  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Departure Details

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30 May, 2018 08 June, 2018 US $730 Guaranteed
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Clients Reviews

  • Mika lim
    Mika lim
    Singapore Published: Sunday, March 4, 2018

    A wonderful trek to Annapurna Circuit

    Rating:

    We made a trek around Annapurna in 2017 and were impressed by great service provided by Alpine Ramble Treks and our guide Dil Gurung. This year we arranged Langtang 7 days trek + Pokhara+ Australian camp + Bandipur. Total 14 days. We really enjoyed time spent with Dil and his…Continue

  • Rowan keena
    Rowan keena
    Germany Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Amazing trip in Nepal Himalayas

    Rating:

    We went to Nepal in 2016 and joined Alpine Ramble Treks, it was wonderful, Our Guide Dilman is really a good and responsible guide. The journey, the food, and the accommodation are all well organized. He is a friendly and funny guy. We had a very joyful, unforgettable and meaningful…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

Health and Fitness requirement

Annapurna circuit trek is a moderate and challenging trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey.  The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be greatly helped you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime  if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in the area.

Passport and Visa

Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

Meals and Drinking Water

In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to eat from the Menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by a local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; the variety of pieces of bread, variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from a tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.

Trekking Equipment

What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures. 
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
g. Inner cloths as you need

Lower Body-Legs. 


a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

Feet 
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on an evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.

b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. A guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.

Environment:

The Annapurna circuit trek is embraced the entire Annapurna region. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

Best Season

Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.

Trip Start Dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt, would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com/  www.alpineramble.com 

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below. 
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.