Round Annapurna

The Trek

Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1360m), pickup assistance, and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Preparation for trek /around KTM valley

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar 

Day 4:  Drive from Besishahar – Dharapani (1860m) 

Day 5: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m)

Day 6: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m) 

Day 7:  Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m)

Day 8: Acclimatization in Manang

Day 9: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4018m)

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi (4450m)

Day 11: Trek from Thorang Phedi to Muktinath (3760m) via Thorang La (5416m)

Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 13: Fly from Jomsom- Pokhara

Day 14:  Drive  from Pokhara – Kathmandu
Day 15: Kathmandu

Day 16:Departure. Fly back home or onwards your journey.




Cost Includes:

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* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.

* Standard accommodation at a hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included.

* Standard accommodation at a hotel in Pokhara.

* Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private car/van/bus.

* All your standard Meals during the trek.

* Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.

* Porters to carry your luggage during the trek. ( One porter for two trekkers sharing basis.)

* Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staff.

* Annapurna Conservation Park permits & Trekking Permit (  TIMS  Card).

* Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.

* All our government taxes.

 

Cost Excludes

*International Air Fare/  Nepal visa-free.

*Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

*Your travel insurance & Entry Fees in City.

*Alcohol, hot and cold drinks, laundry.

*Personal Trekking Equipment.

*Tips for trekking staff--Tipping is expected.

*Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

*Any extra cost due to natural and political causes such as landslides, earthquakes,  unrest, snow, strikes, etc.

* Personal Travel Insurance.

*Any other service not mentioned in the service includes a column.

 

Round Annapura is the classic trek.

Round Annapurna

Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1360m), pickup assistance, and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Preparation for trek /around KTM valley

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar 

Day 4:  Drive from Besishahar – Dharapani (1860m) 

Day 5: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m)

Day 6: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m) 

Day 7:  Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m)

Day 8: Acclimatization in Manang

Day 9: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4018m)

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi (4450m)

Day 11: Trek from Thorang Phedi to Muktinath (3760m) via Thorang La (5416m)

Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 13: Fly from JomsomPokhara

Day 14:  Drive  from Pokhara – Kathmandu
Day 15: Kathmandu

Day 16:Departure. Fly back home or onwards your journey.

 

 

Day 01. Arrival in Kathmandu.(1350m.)

On arrival you will be greeted and transferred to the Hotel at Kathmandu. Briefing about Kathmandu City,climate and Pre-Trip meeting. Afternoon/ Evening for independent activities.Over night at hotel.( No meal)

 

Day 02. In Kathmandu: Full Day visit: (B= Breakfast).

Visits in Kathmandu: Swayambhu Stupa(World Heritage Site), also known as The Monkey Temple,with it’s 2500 years history.Later visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square(WHS) at where we can see the Newari Culture and Arquitecture,Hanuman Dhoka.Taleju Temple,the ancient royal residence,Kasthamandap,The Living Goddess Kumari temple etc.

Finally another visit in Patan Durbar Square(WHS), also known as Lalitpur it means The City of Fine Art. The square is famous for good examples of  wood and stone carving temples, master piece wood carving windows and doors, Taleju temple, The Royal Bath, Krishna Temple etc. Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 03.Kathmandu to Besi Sahar 760m.(B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner,H=Hotel)

Today we leave from Kathmandu Valley to Besi Sahar. After Breakfast early in the morning, go to the bus station for BesiSahar.The journey takes moreless 5 hours.Free time and overnight at the hotel.

Day 04. Besi Sahar to Dharapani 1860m.(BLDH)

After Breakfast, we take a Jeep/Bus for Dhara Pani. Approximately 5 hours. Pass through from some beautiful small villages,near to the Marshyangdi River.Over night at Trek Hotel, Dharapani.

 

Day 05. Dharapani to Chame 2670m.(BLDH)

Today we start our trekking. On the way, small villages with Tibetan Culture, Buddhism pray flags, carving Tibetan Chants on the stone walls and “Chortens”at where  trekkers and the local peoples pray and take rest. From near to Chame, we will see 2 beautiful Himalayas, Lamjung 7000m, Mount Manaslu 8164m. and spectacular view of Mount Annapurna 2nd,7939m. Overnight at Trek Hotel Chame.

 

Day 06.Chame to Pisang 3200m.(BLDH)

On the way to Pisang, some beautiful Himalayas known as Lamjung Himalaya 6983 m., Annapurna 2nd 7939m.,Pisang Peak 6091m. and  Marshyangdi  River. Inhabitants of Pisang, mostly follow the Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism. It takes around 5 hours. Overnight at Trek Hotel at Pisang.

 

Day 07. Pisang to Manang 3540m. (BLDH)

Today for a better view,our journey follows the Upper Pisang trail, passing through an ancient village Ghermu, with Tibetan Culture. One can  see Annapurna 2nd  7939m.,Annapurna 3rd 7555m., Annapurna 4th  7525m.,Tlicho Peak 7134m. and famous Pisang Peak 6091m. Today it takes moreless 7 hours.  Overnight at Trek Hotel Manang.

 

Day 08.  Manang 3540m. ( Rest Day).(BLDH)                                                                                      Today is the day in Manang Village to acclimatize to the higher elevation you will encounter towards Thorong La. Before lunch a small hike to Mount Gangapurna Base and on the way back,free time on the bank of  The Gangapurna Lake. After lunch, free time. Overnight at Trek Hotel Manang.

 

Day 09. Manang to Yak Kharka 4020m.(BLDH)

On the way to Yak Kharka, we will find small settlements with Yaks, mountain goats, mules etc. Some Snow Peaks. It takes around 4 hours. Around afternoon time you reach Yak Kharka and you will have time to rest. Overnight at Trek Hotel Yak Kharka.

 

Day 10. Yak Kharka to Thorong-Phedi 4450m. (BLDH)

It takes around 4 hours today. It takes around 4 hours today. Thorong Phedi is a small vicinity of busy arrangements for tired trekkers. Mounting the trail, crossing the river and again climbing through the trail, it takes you to Thorong Phedi. Some people also try to hike to the High Camp 4925m. so that the next day can be easier for them but  I do not recommend going to High Camp today because of the altitude. At the bottom of Thorung La Pass, this place gives you a pleasant view.

Day 11. Thorang Phedi 4450m. – Thorang La 5416m.- then trek down to Muktinath 3760m. (BLDH)

It takes around 8 hours today. Today’s experience will be a lifetime unforgettable experience- crossing the memorable Thorong La. The journey starts early in the morning from Thorong Phedil to the Thorung La Pass. Each moment you feel hard to walk today through the high-altitude but the outstanding panoramic Himalayan scenes are so attractive that you love to observe. Also the pass marked by Chortens and prayer flags looks magnificent, and the views imprinted in your memory. You arrive at Muktinath in the evening about sun set time. The temple is built in the pagoda style dedicated to Lord Vishnu. For Hindus, Muktinath is one of the most important places of pilgrimage. Overnight at Trek Hotel Muktinath.

Day 12. Muktinath – Jomsom 2720m. ( BLDH)

It takes 5 hours today. Following downhill today trekkers start to feel easy to trek. After a couple of hours we start to follow the Kaligandaki River,a famous river for fossils.From Jomson one can see the Nilgiri and Dhawalagiri Himalayas. Overnight at Trek Hotel Jomsom.

 

Day 13. Jomsom—Pokhara 950m. ( By Flight)

It takes an 18 minutes flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.After Pokhara domestic airport,go to the hotel  for check in. Some activities in the free time. Boating,Gupteshor Cave and Davis Fall etc.  Overnight at Hotel Pokhara.

 

Day 14. Pokhara – Kathmandu( By Tourist Bus)

After Breakfast,we  went to the Tourist Bus Park. Buses leave at 0700(nst). It takes moreless 7 hours to Kathmandu.The road follows the Trisuli River where you see many people rafting on the river , green mountains and traditional villages.Overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.

 

Day 15. Rest Day/ Free Day in Kathmandu for Shopping or  independent activities.

Day 16.Final Departure to International Airport.

 You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure by our Car/Van/Bus.

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