16 Days Annapurna Circuit Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trekking is regarded as the best trekking experience in the world. En-circling the Annapurna mountain ranges within 16 Days.

Our 16 Days Annapurna Circuit Trekking is the combination ofAround Annapurna Trek with Poonhill trekking route.Enjoy the hilly landscape and vegetation at lower parts and reach up to altitude of 5416 meters at Thorung La pass to see the Alpine vegetation with dramatic views of Trans Himalayan region and close view of the Annapurna ranges.

This 16 days trek starts with drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar. Follow the trekking route passing settlements of Tamang, Bahun, Chetris and Gurungs at the lower hills. The trail goes to Trans Himalayan sections where culture and lifestyle changes along the landscape. You will see Tibetan traditions and culture with dramatic views of the Annapurna, Pisang, Thorung peak. Gather experience crossing high pass at Thorung La. Reach to Muktinath temple which is spiritual destinations for Hindus and Buddhist followers. Trek to Ghorepani and Poonhill completing full circle of the Annapurna Mountain.

For those who wish to fly from Jomsom due to time constrains then Annapurna Half Circle trek is possible. For more details refer to Annapurna Half Circle trek package.

Duration:  16 Days

Primary Activity: Around Annapurna full Circle Trek

Group Size: 1 & above

Country: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure at: Pokhara

Trip Grade: Fairly Strenuous

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Local Lodges/Tea House

 

Max Altitude: 5416 meters

Day 01: Drive FROM Kathmandu to Besisahar and Local Jeep to Syange (10 Hours Drive)

Your guide will come and meet you at your hotel in the morning. Transfer to Kathmandu Bus Station to board bus to Besisahar (Option of private transfer also possible with supplement cost). Upon arrival, connect local jeep to drive to Syange following dirt road. Check-in al Local Lodge.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 02: Trek from Syange to Jagat (1,300m/4 hours walk)

Trek from Syange to Jagat through the hilly terrain crossing beautiful village settelements.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/7 hours walk)

After breakfast at local lodge, start your trek to Dharapani. Cross Chamje village with beautiful Annapurna Mountain on background and cross suspension bridge before climbing uphill. Reach to Tal and follow the rugged trail to reach to Dharapani.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 04: Trek Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/6 hours walk)

Trek from Dharapani to Chame. Chame is administrative headquater of Manang and settlements located on the lap of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV. Rest of the time is free to stroll at local town.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,300m/6 hours walk)

Start the trek following the high cliff and stone carved trekking trail. Reach to Pisang and check-in at lodge.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Pisang to Manang – 7 hours walk

Start your trek to Manang village taking Geru route. This trekking route is more scenic compare to the lower trail to Manang. Enjoy fascinating vistas of Annapurna and Pisang Himal. Visit Barga monastery at Barga and continue to Manang.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 07: Acclimatization day at Manang

Day is free for acclimatization. You can possibly do some excursion to nearby villages or if interested then take a long excursion to see Gangapurna lake.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/4 hours walk)

Start your trek following uphill climb following Marysangdi valley. Follow the trail carved inside forest crossing yak gazing grassland. By pass stone mani and Buddhist prayer flags along the route. The trekking trail leads us to Yak Kharka. Yak Kharka means the barren land used to gaze the yak and horses by the locals in this area.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/4 hours walk)

Follow uphill climb to reach to Thorung phedi situated on the foot of Thorung peak and pass. Today you will see beautiful view of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan. Reserve some energy for tomorrow long walk to cross the pass.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3,800m) crossing Thorong La pass (5416m) – 8 hours walk

Today is the highlights of your trek which will be long and adventurous. Start your trek early morning before 4 am so that you can cross the Thorung La pass in the morning to avoid the wind and melting ices on the route due to sun heat. You can snap some photographs for the memory of your achievements at Thorung La top. Start the downhill trek to reach to Muktinath temple which is one of the holiest Hindu and Buddhist shrine in Annapurna area. Every year hundreds of pilgrims from Nepal, India and near-by country come to the temple of salvage. Spend your rest day experiencing the spiritual moments at temple witness the rituals and prayers.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 11: Drive from Muktinath to Jomsom and trek to Marpha (2,670m)

Morning board local jeep to drive down to Jomsom. Enjoy lunch at Jomsom and start your trek to Marpha village.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Marpha to Kalopani (2,530 m/6 hours walk)

Trek down to Kalopani visiting some typical Thakali villages.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 13: Trek from Kalopani to Tatopani (1,200m/7 hours walk)

Trek to Tatopani bypassing the beautiful Ruptse waterfall and settlements located along the route. Check in at lodge in Tatopani. Tatopani means Hot Water is derive from the Hot Spring located near to village. Enjoy your free time at hot spring.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 14: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850m/8 hours walk)

Start your uphill climb to Sikha and continue to Ghorepani.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 15: Poonhill excursion and Trek down to Tikhedhunga

Early morning enjoy excursion to Poonhill to see beautiful sunrise over Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Fishtail Mountains. After breakfast, trek down to Tikhedhunga.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch en-route and Dinner at Lodge.

Day 16: Trek down to Nayapool and drive to Pokhara

Trek down to Nayapool where you will board vehicle to Pokhara. Drop at your hotel in Pokhara.

Additional Note: For permit issuance and trek briefing, you need to send us your passport copies and arrive in Kathmandu in advance. We will organize trek briefing with guide introduction. Further you can also book Pokhara hotel with Pokhara/Kathmandu surface transfer or flight tickets with us with extra cost.

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Service Includes:-

  • Kathmandu/Besisahar transfer using public bus (Private vehicle option possible with extra cost)
  • Nayapool/Pokhara private surface transfer
  • Besisahar/Syange and Muktinath/Jomsom by Local Jeep
  • 16 days Annapurna Full Circle Trek using Local Lodges/Tea Houses
  • All meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) at Lodges
  • An English speaking professional trekking escort guide for trek
  • Necessary porters for entire trek duration
  • Annapurna Conservation Area fee as applicable
  • Trekking permit fee (TIMS fee) as applicable
  • Insurance to support staff (trekking crew)
  • Equipments and necessary
  • first Aid Boxes
  • Trekking map
  • Government taxes as applicable

Service Excludes:-

  • Accommodation, Sightseeing & any arrangements in Kathmandu and Pokhara which can be done on request with extra cost
  • Beverages and other extra arrangements during trek
  • Tips and gratitude for trekking crew (Recommended)
  • Extra arrangements and services not mentioned in cost includes section

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