Annapurna Circuit Trek Half 14 days

Annapurna Circuit Trek Half 14 days

US$ 949

Private tour departure everyday of the year
Group discount is available/have a big group? we can help

Group size: Min 2-10 Max People

Max-Altitude: 5416m/17769ft

Destination: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal

No. of Days: 14 days

Activity: Trekking

Travel by: Private vehicle & Flight

Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Accommodation: Hotel in city & lodge in trek

Meal: Breakfast in city & all meal in trek

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

1.Astonishing view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre.
2.Visit Gangapurna Viewpoint, Ice Lake Hike, Milarepa Cave and other popular places.
3.Conquering Thorong La Pass on the route.
4.Taking the routes of Rhododendron forests and stoned paved routes.
5.Enjoying the warm and generous hospitality of Gurung communities.
6.View of endangered animals and birds on the route.

INTRODUCTION

The Annapurna Circuit trek is known as Nepal's great trek - offers more diversity than some other comparable lengthy trek, taking us through all the scenic beauty and Himalayas present in Nepal.

There are eminent sights of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and an astonishing variation of scenes going from subtropical through high tops to a bone-dry semi-leave like Tibet. The high purpose of the trek is crossing the Thorong La Pass (5416 meters). Annapurna Circuit offers a unimaginably fluctuated and energizing adventure in the Nepal Himalaya. Sensational profound crevasses, grim High Mountain passes, Buddhist religious communities, Hindu sanctuaries, pleasant cultivating towns and every step of the way an alternate sight of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri summits. Beneath given 14 days Annapurna circuit trek schedule is created solely for trekking purpose.

Every year, such a variety of enterprise trekkers do this trek as this trek is filled with fun with nature. Beginning from 820 meters/2690ft. at Besisahar, this trek goes to 5,416 meters/17,769ft at Thorong La Pass. The trek is appropriate for experienced expedition lovers from everywhere throughout the world. Every day the trek accompanies distinctive taste of nature with the goal that individuals who have free time over 20 days can easily attempt this trek.

Trip Route: Kathmandu- Besishahar- Chame-Manag- Tharang-la Muktinath-Jomsom -Pokhara -Kathmandu 

Best Month: September to December and March to May

Outline Itinerary 

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Drive to Besisahar [760M / 2493FT], and drive to Chamje [1410M / 4625FT] 8-9 hours 

Day 03: Chyamche to Dharapani [1860M / 6102FT] 5-6 hours walk

Day 04: Dharapni to Chame [2530M / 8300FT] 5-6 hours walk

Day 05: Chame to Pisang [3060M / 10039FT] 4-5 hours walk

Day 06: Pisang to Manang [3440M / 11,286FT] 4-5 hours walk

Day 07: Acclimatization and explore day in Manang [3440M / 11,286FT]. 

Day 08: Manang to Yak Kharka [4000M / 13,123FT] 4-5 hours walk

Day 09: Trek to Thorong Phedi [4450M / 14,599FT] / High Camp [4900M / 16,076FT] 4-5 hours walk

Day 10: Phedi to Muktinath [3800M / 12,467FT] via Thorong La Pass [5416M / 17,769FT] 7-8 hours walk 

Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom [2700 M / 8858 FT], 5-6 hours walk

Day 12: Flying to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT] 20 minutes and transfer to Hotel

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT] 6-7 hours 

Day 14: Departure or extend your trip

Important Note

We prioritize your safety all the time while traveling with Ambition Himalaya Treks & Expeditions. We want our valuable guests and staffs to be in safe environment thus we gave full authorize to your leaders to modify, cancel or update any part of the itinerary if it is considered necessary due to safety concerns. Ambition Himalaya promises that we will do our best to stick with planned itinerary however natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions or any other mishap may force us to change the planned itinerary and we would seek for your understanding on these concerns. Our leaders will be happy to give you necessary information and discuss with you before changing the itinerary.

Safety Concerns

Trekking is simply not just walking. Some of our trips are extremely adventurous and needs serious efforts to complete them successfully. We kindly request all our valuable guests to come well prepared before doing any of these extreme treks. Buying proper and reliable insurance coverage with Helicopter Evacuation on emergency is the most important thing before starting the adventures. Sometimes, our treks are done in extremely remote places where you will have no access to outer world. On serious injuries or sickness Helicopter can be the only mean to evacuate you. In other hand bad weather conditions can also ruin the whole adventures. So, we say

"Get prepared first and enjoy the adventure without worrying"

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Today you will be arriving in Kathmandu International Airport where our representative will be waiting for you. Once our representative picks you up then you will be transferred to your respective hotel. If you have enough time left then you can roam around the streets of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is famous for its cultural diversity, ancient monuments, and history. In the evening we will be welcoming you with Nepali dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant along with cultural dance program.

Day 02: Drive to Besisahar [760M / 2493FT], and drive to Chamje [1410M / 4625FT] 8-9 hours 

At the very first hour in the morning you will take local transport from Kathmandu to Besisahar. The drive to Besisahar will give you the experiences of delightful Nepalese countryside scenes and hill areas. Besishahar is the central headquarter of Lamjung area. The drive is not that long and takes around 6/7 hours by local transport to arrive at Besisahar. After arriving at Besisahar, we will again take another local transport or private vehicle to reach to Chamje for an overnight stay with our high making arrangements for Annapurna Circuit Trek with dynamic generous wellness, adequate acclimatization, and appreciation of nature.

Day 03: Chyamche to Dharapani [1860M / 6102FT] 5-6 hours walk

In the morning we will have our breakfast and then we will begin our trek to Dharapani (in Nepali means Tap water. After a short trek from Chamje, it will take us to a suspension bridge which will help us to cross Marshyangdi River. Also, at that point, the trail accompanies tough trail for around 2/3 hours and afterward, we will be reaching at a place called Tal. Ordinarily, Tal means Lake in Nepal, however, there are no lakes around. We will stop for around 1 hour in Tal for our lunch and afterward proceed with our trek to Dharapani.

Day 04: Dharapni to Chame [2530M / 8300FT] 5-6 hours walk

The route to Chame, the change in the vegetation, trekking and scenes becomes difficult and the air gets cooler. From Tal, after trekking for around 60 minutes, we will reach the first village called Bagarchap. Also, at that point, while proceeding with our trek; we will reach another village called Danakyu. From Danakyu, there are 2 trails to go to Chame, one from the northern side and another from the southern side. In any case, the northern trail has avalanches so we will proceed with our trek through the southern side and meet another village called Timang, where we will stop for our lunch. From here we will get extremely pleasant views of Manaslu ranges. After having our breakfast, we will again proceed with our trek to Chame. Chame is scattered in limited space and is worked with Tibetan planners. Just on the opposite side of the Chame, there is little popular and regular hot spring.

Day 05: Chame to Pisang [3060M / 10039FT] 4-5 hours walk

In the morning we will get sublime views of mountains like Lamjung Himal and afterward, we will begin our trek to Pisang. After walking for 2/3 minutes, we will cross a little suspension bridge and proceed with our trek from the following side. Our trekking takes after all through grain fields making a way through another village called Teleku. While proceeding with our trek, we will meet another town with lovely apple plantation, called Brantang where a stone landmark of a Japanese climber has been constructed. Moving forward, we will achieve another town called Dhikur Pokhari where we will stop for our lunch. And after that, we will take after direct trail to Lower Pisang. Soon after leaving Dhikur Pokhari you will have a superb sight of Pisang Peak. Also, really Pisang has 2 sections, Lower and Upper Pisang. On the off chance, if you reach Pisang early, at that point you can attempt to do short climb to Upper Pisang, where you can meet an exceptionally old and customary Buddhist Monastery.

Day 06: Pisang to Manang [3440M / 11,286FT] 4-5 hours walk

[You have options of a high route and low route to go to Manang. High route is long but scenic while low route is easier but less beautiful comparing to high route.]

Manang is another awesome place of this trekking. We will begin our trek after having our sizzling breakfast in the morning. The trek begins with wonderful trek taking us through pine trees and grand displays of silvering White Mountains. On the trek, while we trek through the flat and easy trail for around 2 hours we will reach Humde, where a little landing strip exists. This excellent place offers you exceptionally stunning views of mountains such as Annapurnas, Tilicho Peak, Gangapurna, Pisang Peak and Chulu East. As we pass Mugje village and proceed forward, we will reach another conventional town called Bhraga where we will stop for the lunch. Furthermore, trekking forward for another 1:30 hours we will finally reach Manang.

Day 07: Acclimatization and explore day in Manang [3440M / 11,286FT]. 

This astounding spot Manang has a bunch of things to unwind so that there won't be exhausting on this rest day. The place offers you the beautiful sight of Annapurna go, Tilicho, Gangapurna viewpoint, Ice Lake Hike, Milarepa Cave visit etc and indicates glorious impression for a guest. After you pay a visit to some places, you can go for a narrative show of Himalayan Rescue Association or you can go for a most recent English motion picture with the little projector in a little cash. Going for the listening discourse of a volunteer specialist of Himalayan Rescue Association would help you a great deal with respect to Altitude Sickness, avoidance, drug and so forth.

Day 08: Manang to Yak Kharka [4000M / 13,123FT] 4-5 hours walk

We will have our morning breakfast and then begin our short day trek to Yak Kharka. On the way, you may see a few trekkers with Altitude sickness and return back to Manang. Thus, we likewise propose you to be cautious with height disease and consult with your guide if you feel any difficulties. We will slowly begin our steep climb until we reach Tenki Manang. This was the real Manang before the settlement of individuals on current Manang. Tenki Manang offers you extremely encased shot of Annapurna, Gangapurna, and Tilicho tops. Moving on we will be trekking for some time and an afterward tough uphill path to reach Yak Kharka.

Day 09: Trek to Thorong Phedi [4450M / 14,599FT] / High Camp [4900M / 16,076FT] 4-5 hours walk

[Depending on your condition and experiences you have choices to stay either in Thorong Phedi or High Camp. If you stay in Phedi, you will probably have better sleep than in High Camp as it is situated at a lower altitude. However, if you stay in High Camp, you will have the easier day the very next morning.

Today after having our warm breakfast in the morning, we will begin our trek to Thorong Phedi. The trek offers you extremely decent views of beautiful snow-topped mountains. 1-hour trek from Yak Kharka will take us to another village called Ledar where we will stop to have warm tea. And afterward, we will keep on making our adventure to Thorong Phedi. After Ledar, the trail goes flat and easy for some time and after that leads us right through the wooden bridges. Soon after crossing the bridges, we will place where landslide problem is common. After we pass this place, we will walk through an uphill path for some time and afterward we will reach Thorong Phedi. Thorong Phedi lies in the Base of Thorong Himal.

Day 10: Phedi to Muktinath [3800M / 12,467FT] via Thorong La Pass [5416M / 17,769FT] 7-8 hours walk 

We have to begin our trek at the very first hour around 4/5 am in the morning. This is the hardest and longest day of our entire trek. We will be trekking through steep hills for around 4/5 hours until we reach Thorong La Pass. We will be taking the routes which have been used by local for around hundred of years for their journey. You may discover numerous trekkers on the way crossing the most noteworthy point of the trek - Thorong La Pass. The pass has a board giving its personality. Certainly, we will feel triumph as we will achieve the best. There is a tea shop on the way where you can have a glass of warm tea/espresso and take a few photos of the mountains surrounding you.

In addition, we will begin our trek dropping down to Muktinath. The trail is steep and it's typical that in the event that you rest more than once. While sliding down to Muktinath, we will have loads of views of Kaligandaki valley and limited Upper Mustang region.

Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom [2700 M / 8858 FT], 5-6 hours walk

After a peaceful day, we will be saying farewell to Muktinath Temple. Then we will be following the downhill trail to Jomsom following the trails of Kali Gandaki river which consist of stunning sights of Annapurna and Tukuche ranges. The trail is flat and downhill and troubles less for some time. Jomsom can be reachable within our lunch time if we make our trek straightforward. Jomsom is the regulatory home office of Mustang area. We will have our overnight stay in Jomsom. Jomsom is known as delightful apple kingdom of Nepal.

Day 12: Flying to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT] 20 minutes and transfer to Hotel

In the early morning, we will catch an air flight back to Pokhara. The air route will give you the stunning sights of silver mountains. Today, you will be saying the last goodbye to these beautiful sights of mountains. Also, you will be bidding farewell to your guide and porters. You will head back to Kathmandu with beautiful memories collected from this challenging and adventurous trek.

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT] 6-7 hours 

On this day, we will be taking a tourist bus transport from Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu. The drive takes around 6/7 hours by a tourist bus and a private vehicle can be chosen but requires extra cost.

Day 14: Departure or extend your trip

Today you will be heading back to your home. If you enough time before takeoff you can buy some gifts and souvenirs for your loved ones.

US$ 949/ per person

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup and drop services by private vehicle
  • Standard accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary / with breakfast
  • Kathmandu - Chyamche by private jeep 
  • Jomsom to Pokhara flight 
  • Pokhara - Kathmandu transportation by deluxe tourist bus
  • Accommodation in Pokhara as per the itinerary / with breakfast
  • Nayapul - Pokhara transportation by private vehicle
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project [ACAP] Permits
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] Permits
  • Meals on full board during the trek [Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with 3 cup of hot drinks in a day]
  • Seasonal fruits in the evening after dinner 
  • Accommodation in tea houses during the trek
  • Trekking Guide [English speaking, eco-friendly, Government licensed, Ministry of Tourism Trained, First Aid Trained] with salary, foods, accommodation, transportation and insurances
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, trekking map, Ambition Himalaya T-shirt and Duffel Bag [Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag have to be returned after completing the trek]
  • First aid medications / medicines with the guide
  • Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
  • Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
  • Certificate of Achievement signed by director of the company and your guide

Cost Excludes

  1. International Airfares, Visa Fees,($ 25 for 15 days, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days) Travel and Rescue Insurance, Emergency Evacuation
  2. porter If you need  Extra cost   [1 porter shared between 2 paying people] 
  3. Bars and Beverage bills, cold drinks, mineral water, telephone bills, laundry and battery charge 
  4. Extra activities than mentioned in the itinerary, extra porter charges
  5. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara [Meals not included also in the cases of early returns from the trips]
  6. Extra accommodation caused due to early arrival, flight delays, natural disasters etc.]
  7. Tips( as appreciation/gratitude) for Guides and Porters
  8. Any services not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless specified on booking of the trekking

Regarding personal equipment all trekkers need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down Jacket, pullovers, neck scarf, etc. for Evening/night/morning use, Sun Hat, casual warm clothing for day use, some pairs of good quality socks Apart from above please bring slippers, suntan lotions and personal medication.

Here is the list of recommended gears for trekking in Nepal. Depending on the trekking route, days, season etc. these gear list can be different. Please consider with us before starting your journey. Some of these items are not compulsory and optional. Some items are only recommended for high altitude treks.

Head:

Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses [real ones, with true UV protection]

Lower Body:

Under Garments, Comfortable hiking shorts, Lightweight cotton long pants, Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms, Fleece or wool pants [seasonal], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell pants

Feet:

Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, Warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots with spare laces, Sandals [flip-flops for use after a day trekking and to go to the bathroom & washroom], Gaiters [For high altitude trekking and crossing passes]

Upper Body:

T-shirts, Light and expedition weight thermal tops, Fleece jacket or pullover Gloves [warmth], Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket [optional], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell jacket, Down vest and/or jacket *

Accessories:

One microfiber towel [most guesthouses on the trek do not give towels; quick-dry], Sleeping bag rated to zero degree centigrade,* DSLR / Digital camera with spare battries, Headlamp [e.g. Petzl Zoom] with spare bulbs and batteries, Trekking bag with rain cover / Duffel bag,* Comfortable daypack, Trekking Poles, Water bottle / came bags, Ear Plug [rooms are divided by thin woods so better to avoid noise from other rooms]

Toiletries:

Multipurpose soap [preferably biodegradable], Deodorants, Nail clippers, Sun block / face and body moisturizer, Tooth brush / toothpaste [preferably biodegradable], Feminine hygiene products, Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes [baby wipes], Tissue / toilet rolls, Anti-bacterial hands wash, Water purifier [Better than using mineral water to keep the mountain clean]

Extras / Luxuries:

Adaptors [Nepal two prong, 220 volt plug; or just an international, universal adaptor], Multi tool [Swiss Army Knife, Leatherman tool], Personal snacks [candy bars & cookies can also be bought in Kathmandu, Pokhara or at every guesthouse], Sewing Kit [Sometime it’s very useful], Superglue, Books for reading on free time, Cell / mobile phone, Trail Map / Guide book,* Ipod / Walkman / Mp3 Player / Mp4 Player, Pens / Pencils and small notebooks, Games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards

Why choose us

  • Family Holidays
  • Experienced guide & porters 
  • Over 20 Years Experience
  • Personal care & best customer service
  • All guaranteed departures
  • 24/7 Support & no hidden cost 
  • Over 100 Holidays packages
  • Competitive price
  • Private tour depart everyday of the year

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