Annapurna Circuit is the incredible trek in that makes your vacation more interesting. During the trekking adventure, you will be crossing and exploring over rhododendron forests, isolated communities, and mountain communities.
For the trek, you need to spend 6-7 hours a day, track the paths of this stimulating circuit on and about one of the world’s uppermost mountains while coming across temples, monasteries, and wonderful scenes. Directed by proficient guides and helped by support professionals all over the way, you will be welcomed by locals who provide a mesmerizing sight of traditional countryside life and imposing sights few ever experience.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
We will welcome you at Kathmandu Airport (TIA) and take to your desired hotel. In the afternoon, we can relax. In the evening, we will be arranging a welcome dinner hosted by Hop Nepal.
Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Today after breakfast we begin a directed tour to numerous historical and mystical attractions in Kathmandu. We explore the historic Durbar Square, the blessed Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the renowned Swayambhunath, and Bouddhanath, which is also one of the major stupas in the globe.
Day 3: Drive to Khudi
We begin our trip into the hills on a curving road with the Trishuli River. On the way, we appreciate stepped farms and good-looking huts. At a stage at Mugling, we proceed straight forward to Pokhara. At Dumre, we consent the earlier path and proceed north to Besisahar. 30 mins drive from Besisahar to Khudi, the start point of our trek. Otherwise, we can take off at Besisahar, and then walk for almost 1 hour to get to Khudi with the wide trail. Khudi provides a first sight of the stunning Manaslu assortment.
Day 4: Khudi to Sirung
Our first day's walk contains crossing a few suspension bridges and waterfalls with some climbs and descents over rice paddies and a subtropical jungle. Firstly, the walk is slow but is then shadowed by sharper paths. The mountains that we view from Khudi comes near now.
Day 5: Sirung to Jagat
We move from Sirung to Jagat on a comparatively easy path. We move behind the terraces of the town and hit jungle, leaves and forest. On the woodland trail we look for an assortment of flora and fauna. We also get into different small villages and some temples on the way. We pass a deferral bridge on Sangu Khola at Mipra then again at Syange through the Marshyangdi River. There is also a waterfall close to the bridge.
Day 6: Jagat to Dharapani
After breakfast, we gradually start our journey. The trip from Jagat inclines till it reaches the river and then starts over a luxurious woodland. More mounting leads to sharp-edged cliff fronting the riverbank. On walking sideways a sequence of rock-strewn trails, we incline to a verdant waterfront that leads to Tal. As we move away from Tal, the route becomes rough and curving. Afterward, we move to the steeply-forested village of Karte. Winding sideways the waterfalls and cliffs, we lastly reach Dharapani after moving a suspension bridge.
Day 7: Dharapani to Chame
Today we hike via some woodland edges on our way to Chame, the headquarters of the Manang District. During the trek, we can appreciate the wonderful sights of the Himalayas that includes Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV. Throughout the trek we also come over small hot springs where we can incline in and appease our sore muscles.
Day 8: Chame to Pisang
A sheer and slender route over a very thick jungle will take us to the affected bent rock face, mounting 1500m from the river. This is perhaps the sharpest part of the Marshyangdi Valley, so sheer that the trail is fixed into the erect rock. After getting this last bit of rock, the valley opens up with imposing views. And precise where the valley extends attitudes the Paungda Danda, a huge sloping rock face that increases more than 5,000ft above the trail.
Day 9: Pisang to Manang
There are a couple of ways to Manang but we pursue the path that takes us in Upper Pisang through Geru. This trail assures outstanding sights of the stunning scene and the huge mountains that include Annapurna and Pisang. We start noticing a contrast in the scenery and plants from today.
Day 10: Manang: Acclimatization day
To stay active on the trails that follow, we get engaged with a short walk to either Bhojo Gumba or Gangapurna Lake. If we have the liveliness, we can even walk to Vraga Village where we can explore the Himalayan Rescue Association which provides us some knowledge regarding Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
Day 11: Manang to Yak Kharka
From Manang village, the path marks a stream, ascends to a village of Tenki and remains to hike out of the Marshyangdi Valley spinning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. The path tracks this valley northward, passing some grasslands and an undergrowth of juniper vegetations, as it gradually advances advancement. The path additionally passes close the small village of Ghunsa, a bunch of flat mud rooftops just underneath the trailhead.
Day 12: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi
It is a tough walk to Thorang Phedi. After hiking for some time we come across a suspension bridge and get in Ledar village. We climb more and pass over soaring cliffs earlier reaching Thorang Phedi, the final village earlier Thorong La pass. During the trip we are satisfied with one of the greatest sights of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan.
Day 13: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong La pass
Moving over Thorong La pass, one of the largest passes in the globe, will be our eventual aim today. We will be heading the pass from east to west which is the coolest and comfortable direction. We wake up around 3 am and hike up the mountain. When we lastly make it to the maximum, we appreciate that our journey was valued it. We can take a few images before moving to Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La pass.
Day 14: Muktinath to Marpha
Muktinath is a significant journey for both Hindus and Buddhists alike. In the morning, we pay our explore to a Vishnu Temple and a Gompa. Downward from Ranipauwa village down the sheer and sterile hillside, we flip down near Kagbeni and then to Jomsom lastly reaching Marpha. The track today is pretty strange as we walk with a hill above Kali Gandaki River, the deepest valley in the earth. The infertile scenery of this part is similar to Tibet.
Day 15: Marpha to Kalopani
From Marpha, we take a new way to Kalopani through Chokhopani village. Currently, we come over traditional villages of the cultural Thakali people. Likewise, we get to view attractive apple parks. From here we look for panoramic sights of Dhaulagari, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Fang and Annapurna I mountains. From Chokhopani, we endure to Kokhethanti. We cross a river and come crosswise the recently built road site earlier getting into Kalopani.
Day 16: Kalopani to Tatopani
Our trip today is generally effortless. Throughout the early days of today’s journey, we cross the bridge at Ghasa. As we droplet to lower elevations, we arise back into subtropical woodlands, luxurious with plants. Our path starts with Rupse Chahara . We start down the east bank from Kopchepani through Garpar to a bridge at Dana. At Narchyang Besi, we can view a powerhouse that passes electricity in the area.
Day 17: Tatopani to Ghorepani
We move from Kali Gandaki to Ghar Khola valley. The path takes us via an adjoining woodland with mountains all over. We pass over the villages of Shikha and Chitre earlier reaching a stunning rhododendron woodland. When in blossom the rhododendron trees with its normal height of up to 100" will be enclosed with red flowers. Hiking more we reach Ghorepani, a beautiful village situated at an edge top.
Day 18: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani
To view the sunrise over the Himalayas, we go for an early morning climb with the sheer trail to the lookout of Poon Hill the most widespread hiking destination of the Annapurna region. It is also a beautiful lookout to relish the remarkable sights of Mustang, Pokhara and over 20 of the uppermost mountains that include the detail views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri assortments.
The snowy peaks of the high mountains appear above and round us glowing in the morning. After taking pictures, we get back to Gorepani. After breakfast, we move east and ascend an adjacent edge. We descend through rhododendron woodlands, pass by remarkable waterfalls and reach Tadapani to devote the night.
Day 19: Tadapani to Pokhara through Ghandruk
From Tadapani, we take a sheer descent via the condensed and dark jungle. This portion of the trek will be via a dense forest of long-standing rhododendron trees. When the rhododendron trees are in blossom, these woodlands truly turn out to be remarkable gardens. By afternoon, liable upon the season of travel, we can appreciate cherry blooms in blossom on the hills on the another part of the gorge.
After trekking some extra minutes, we arrive the village of Ghandruk, a hill settlement with stone families generally settled by the Gurung people. Here, we relish the strikingly detail soaring sights of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli mountains. We endure our walk to Nayapul from where we head towards Pokhara.
Day 20: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast, we say bye to the gorgeous lake city of Pokhara and move to Kathmandu. Then, we rest and carry out some memento shopping. To rejoice the fruitful conclusion of our voyage, we will have a departure dinner in the evening.
Day 21: Final departure
Our journey in Nepal comes to end today. We will take you to the airport and help you with the fights to get back to your place.
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