Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • Day 1 Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu.(1300m)
    Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, the representative from Himalaya Summit Club will warmly receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your hotel. After checking-in, you will meet your trek guide and discuss the trip. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 2 Day 02: Kathmandu Preparation and sightseeing.
    After an early morning breakfast, you’ll embark on a cultural and sightseeing tour of the historical Kathmandu city. The historical city is home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Some of the temples in the valley date almost 500-1200 years. Some of the tourist landmarks you’ll get to visit during the day tour are namely Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Pashupatinath. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 3 Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (830m)By Jeep 6hrs.
    Today, you’ll embark on a road journey to the north-west of Nepal. The 172.9km stretch of serpentine road goes through the swirling hills, large gorges, and along the massive river to Besisahar. A small town, Besisahar serves as the gateway to the Annapurna circuit trail. The 6hr drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar will be filled with the mesmerizing sights of various towns, villages, and mountains. Overnight stay at Besisahar.
  • Day 4 Day 04: Drive to Chame (2670m) By Jeep5-6hrs.
    Today, you’ll drive 65.7km north of Besisahar to the village of Chame. It may take well over 4hr to reach Chame which goes along the Marsayangdi River. It serves as the headquarters of Manang district. The scenic village contains no more than 1500 inhabitants. The local peak of Lamjung Himal (6983m) will be clearly visible from the village. The trek officially begins at Chame village. Overnight stay at Chame.
  • Day 5 Day 05: Trek to Lower Pisang (3200m) 5-6 hrs.
    The trail ascends gradually through the forested path to the picturesque village of Lower Pisang. You’ll cross the villages of Telekhu, Bhratang, and Dhikur Pokharibefore reaching Lower Pisang. It is a small village located in the Marsayangdi River valleyand directly south of the magnificent Pisang Peak (6091m). You can witness the mesmerizing sights of Annapurna massif and Pisang peak from the Lower Pisang village. Overnight stay at Lower Pisang.
  • Day 6 Day 06: Trek to Manang (3540m) 5-6 hrs.
    Today, you’ll trek further from Lower Pisang and make way into the Manang village. Due to its close proximity to Tibet in the north, the trail is populated with villages that resemble the Tibetan style of house making. You’ll pass throughUpper Pisang, Ngawal,and Ghyaru village en route. You’ll also cross Humde and Braka villages before arriving at Manang. Overnight stay at Manang.
  • Day 7 Day 07: Acclimatization day
    You’ll spend the day acclimatizing at Manang before ascending further. You can choose to make a short hike around the Manang village and altitude-train to prepare for the upcoming trek. Manang has a history of yak herding and salt-tradingwith Tibet in the north. From Manang, you can enjoy the magnificent views of Gangapurna (7454m), Tilicho Peak (6920m), Kangaru Peak (6981m), and Thorung Peak (6144m). Overnight stay at Manang.
  • Day 8 Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka (4050m) 5-6hrs

    You’ll ascend further from Manang village and head throughthe stream towards Tengi village. The trail leads directly into the Marsayangdi valley and Jharsang Khola valley in the northwest. You will encounter rich juniper trees on both sides of the trail. You’ll pass through the Tibetan influenced Ghunsang village with the flat-mud roof houses and yak pastures before reaching Yak Kharka. Overnight stay at Yak Kharka.

  • Day 9 Day 09: Trek to Thorung Phedi (4525m )5-6hrs.

    As you gain more altitude, you’ll head directly to the Thorung Phedi, a tiny settlement located at the foot of Thorung La Pass (5416m). The area resembles more of a desolate landscape with zero vegetation. You’ll walk along the cold currents of Marsayangdi River. The area is mostly covered with snow during monsoon and winter. It’s essential to stay overnight at Thorung Phedi before heading out to cross the Thorung La Pass. Overnight stay at Thorung Phedi.

  • Day 10 Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3802m) via Thorung La pass (5416m) 8-9hrs

    Today, you’ll make a head start and ascend the pass at the earliest. As you advance to the top, you’ll encountera thick snow path. Once at the top, you can witness the magnificent panorama of majestic Himalayan peaks lying inside Tibet. Thorung La is the highest altitude you’ll cross during this trek. As you start descending to the other side, you’ll encounter a more desert-like landscape which is endemic to Mustang district. The day ends at Muktinath, a pilgrimage site for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Overnight stay at Muktinath.

  • Day 11 Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2720m) 5hrs

    You’ll visit the temple and the surrounding in the morning. The temple premise boasts a small temple at the center surrounded by 108 stone-taps. After exploring the Muktinath, you’ll make your way towards Jomsom. You’ll pass through the Kagbeni village en route. You’ll trek through the Kali Gandaki valley and reach Jomsom in the noon. You can enjoy the locally produced Apple brandy called ‘Marpha’ and relish the local Thakali cuisine at Jomsom. Overnight stay at Jomsom.

  • Day 12 Day 13: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara(820m) 25 mins and sightseeingat Pokhara.

    You’ll catch the earliest flight back to Pokhara city. The trans-Himalayan flight takes you over the Annapurna massifwith the scenic view of the Himalayas and dense forests of Annapurna Conservation Area below. Once at Pokhara, you’ll begin the day tour of the touristic city. Popular for its adventure activities such as paragliding, bungee, zip-lining, and boating, you can choose to explore some of the unique historical and cultural sites namely Davis falls, Mahendra cave, Peace Pagoda, and Phewa Lake. Overnightstay at a hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 13 Day 14: Drive 7 hrs or Fly (30mins) to Kathmandu

    You’ll bid adieu to Pokhara city and embark on a short flight back to Kathmandu. The 30min flight traverses across the hills, rivers, towns, and forests of mid-western Nepal back to Kathmandu city. You can also enjoy the panoramic view of Annapurna rangeon the flight. As an option, you can choose to drive back to Kathmandu. The road traverse may account for 7hr of the adventurous ride through the spiraling hills. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 14 Day 15: Transfer to airport for departure.

    Our representative will drive you to the airport in a private car. Your transfer to the international airport will be approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight.