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1300 660 226

Annapurna Circuit, A Classic Trek of all time - 22 Days

This wondrous trek rising above 5,400 metres allows you to get close up and personal with one of the longest and most captivating mountain ranges on the planet. Trekkers the world over have fallen in love with this truly magnificent place, replete with stunning vistas, dazzling flora and fauna, and fascinating mountain culture.

The trails along the circuit are well designed and maintained, allowing for comfortable trekking. Solid suspension bridges, from which picturesque views of this remarkable place can be had, span many of the major river crossings.

The landscape along the route ranges from lush green subtropical valleys, home to Hindu villages and terraced farms, to the desert scape of the Tibetan Plateau, inhabited predominantly by Tibetan Buddhists.

To know more about this trek, please click here.

 

This Package

We have designed this package for people who want a serviced package at an affordable price without compromising on comfort and safety. We have included all necessary services (all your transportations, accommodations, sightseeing and support on trek) in this package except the meals on trek. We have done this to help you budget your trip. You have the flexibility to choose food according to your taste and budget on trek. The guide will help you with selecting food and placing orders on trek.

  • You will receive this highly valued package (including airport pick up, drop off, all land transfers, guide & porters, and all accommodations), travelling in a small or private group, all at an unbeatable price.
  • You will be in receipt of traditional Nepalese hospitality from the time of booking until the very end of the trip.
  • Your authentic experience in Nepal will include visiting some of the iconic Hindu and Buddhist shrines in the bustling city of Kathmandu, walking through the villages on trek where you will see premitive forms of farming and indigenous way of living, and visiting a village which has an exemplary community living in an ethnic settlement of Gurungs, who  are the predominant race recruited in the famous Gurkha regiment of the British and Indian army, and are known as brave Gurkha soldiers.

 

Our Services

  • Upon booking, a comprehensive trip note will be provided which includes all essential information about the trip;
  • A free pre-departure information session will be provided for groups;
  • A licenced and experienced English-speaking local guide will lead you on your trek and take you on a heritage tour of Kathmandu;
  • The crew on your trek will do their utmost to ensure your safety and comfort;
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and on the trek is carefully selected for your comfort and enjoyment;
  • Our guide will help you with traditional and other culinary experiences in the city and will provide you with a food selection and ordering service on the trek;
  • Our Nepalese team in Australia will work very closely and around the clock with the ground- operating team in Nepal, comprised of trip managers and Sherpas, throughout your entire journey.

 

 

CALL US NOW or simply fill out the booking inquiry form.

 By booking this trip, you will be supporting local economy and child education in rural Nepal.

 

 

Testimonials

1.   Willi and Janet Thomsen, Act, Australia -  

"You organised everything we asked for on the trip exactly as discussed and our full compliments to you and your personnel for an unforgettable trip. We would not hesitate to recommend your company to other trekkers. Please feel free to allow us to represent your interests or offer us as referees to any other prospective ACT clients. Thanks for the experience."

2. Click here to view a video testimonial from our client.

 

 

Highlights

  • Trekking through ever- changing landscape of rice fields, misty forests, rivers and hill-side villages which provide a fascinating insight into the life of rural Nepalese people;
  • a close view of Dhaulagiri (8,167m, 7th highest mountain in the world) peak to Manaslu (8,156m, 8th highest mountain in the world ) in the east, with the mighty Annapurna range in between them. The range includes Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Baraha Shikhar (7847m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m, 10thhighest mountain in the world), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III (7855m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m);
  • Crossing the Thorung~La Pass at an alititude of 5416m;
  • Cultural diversity including a visit to pilgrimage town of Muktinath, unique cultural encounter in villages of Jomsom and Kagbeni, and walking through ethnic villages specially of Gurung community who are famous Gurkha soldiers;
  • Natural diversity including views of Dhaulagiri icefall, walking along the world's deepest gorge in the Kaligandaki river, and bathing in natural Hot spring at Tatopani;
  • Unobstructed sunrise view on Annapurna & Dhaulagiri mountain range from Poonhill, which offers a 360 view of mountains.

 

Recommendation

  • This trek is geared toward people who are fascinated by Annapurna mountain range and want to undertake the challenging circuit trek in the area, and have enough time required to complete the journey.

 

Options

  • If the group departure date doesn't suit you, we can run a private group at a time specified by you (minimum of 2 travellers). Please inquire.
  • You can fly out from Jomsom to Pokhara if you want, without continuing on the trek. Please inquire.
  • You can extend the trip to visit the Everest area, Lumbini or Chitwan National Park for a wildlife safari.

 

Please Call Us Now On 1300 660 226 or

             Fill Out This Booking Inquiry Form.

email: info@sherpatours.com.au

 

   

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Afternoon free for sightseeing. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02 Drive to Besi Sahar (760m/2493ft) and commence trekking. Reach Bhulbhule (840m/2756ft). Total Driving Time 7 - 8 hrs.
Day 03 Trek from Bhulbhule (840m/2756ft) to Jagat (1300m/4265ft). Total Walking Time 6 hrs; Total Ascent 400m; Total Descent 50m.
Day 04 Trek from Jagat (1300m/4265ft) to Dharapani (1860m/6102ft). Total Walking Time 6 hrs; Total Ascent 560m.
Day 05 Trek to Dharapani (1860m/6102) to Chame (2670m/8760ft) via Latamarang (2400m/7874ft). Total Walking Time 6 hrs; Total Ascent 900m; Total Descent 150m.
Day 06 Trek from Chame (2670m/8760ft) to Pisang (3300m/10827ft) via Bhartang (2850m/9350ft). Total Walking Time 5 hrs; Total Ascent 750m; Total Descent 150m.
Day 07 Trek from Pisang (3300m/10827ft) to Manang (3540m/11614ft) via Ghyaru, Ngawal, Braga. Total Walking Time 6-7 hrs; Total Ascent 800m; Total Descent 300m.
Day 08 Acclimatization day in Manang
Day 09 Trek from Manang (3540m/11614ft) to Yak Kharka (4050m/13287ft). Total Walking Time 4 hrs; Total Ascent 500m.
Day 10 Trek from Yak Kharka (4050m/13287ft) to Thorang Phedi (4450m/14600ft). Total Walking Time 4 hrs; Total Ascent 450m.
Day 11 Trek over Thorang-la Pass (5416m/17770ft) to Muktinath (3760m/12336ft). Total Walking Time 10-12 hrs; Total Ascent 1000m; Total Descent 1700m.
Day 12 Trek from Mukthinath (3760m/12336ft) to Kagbeni (2800m/9186ft) via Jharkoat. Total Walking Time 4 hrs; Total Descent 1000m.
Day 13 Trek from Kagbeni (2800m/9186ft) to Tukchey (2590m/8497ft) Via Jomsom (2720m/8924ft). Total Walking Time 6 hrs; Total Descent 210m.
Day 14 Trek from Tukchey (2590m/8498ft) to Ghasa (2010m/6595ft) via Kalopani. Total Walking Time 5 hrs; Total Descent 580m.
Day 15 Trek from Ghasa (2010m/6595ft) to Tatopani (1190m/3904ft). Total Walking Time 5 hrs; Total Descent 820m.
Day 16 Trek from Tatopani ( 1190m/3904ft) to Ghorepani (2860m/9383ft). Total Walking Time 7-8 hrs; Total Ascent 1670m.
Day 17 Trek from Ghorepani (2860m/9383ft) to Poon hill (3193m/10476ft), then to Tadapani (2630m/8629ft). Total Walking Tim 4-5 hrs; Total Ascent 300m; Total Descent 350m.
Day 18 Trek from Tadapani (2630m/8629ft) to Ghandrung (1940m/6365ft). Total Walking Time 3 hrs; Total Descent 690m.
Day 19 Trek from Ghandrung (1940m/6365ft) to Nayapool (1070m/3510ft) and drive to Pokhara. Total Driving Time 1.5 hrs; Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs; Total Descent 900m.
Day 20 Transfer to Kathmandu.
Day 21 Afternoon Free for sightseeing and shopping.
Day 22 Final Departure.
Notes
  • Information like altitude, total walking times and distance in the day to day itinerary are approxmate only.
  • the itinerary should be regarded as an outline only. The routes may have to be changed due to weather and other unpredictable conditions.
Detailed Itinerary

Inclusion Summary

  • All land transfers, including airport pickups and drop-offs, are provided in a private vehicle;
  • Tourist bus fare from Pokhara to Kathmandu is covered by us;
  • The national park entrance fee, Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and sightseeing entrance fee in Kathmandu are covered by us;
  • An English-speaking trekking leader is provided along with a full complement of crew (including Sherpa and porters as necessary) suited to the size of the group;
  • Aforementioned sightseeing in Kathmandu is offered;
  • A first aid kit is carried by the crew at all times;
  • All crew members are fully insured;
  • Food, accommodation and equipment as required for the crew are provided by us.

Accomodation

Accommodation in Kathmandu is at a centrally located 3 star hotel. Accommodation in Pokhara is at a comfortable hotel close to lakeside. Accommodation for the duration of the trek is provided in comfortable lodges.

Meals

Breakfasts are included during the hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Meals on trek are not included in this value package. You have the flexibility to choose food according to your taste and budget on trek.

Transportation

All mentioned land transfers are on private vehicle. Transportation to Besisahar is on private vehicle. Return from Pokhara to Kathmandu is on a tourist bus service.

Equipment

Any items necessary for the trip, including personal items such as toiletries, need to be provided by you. A recommended list of items will be included in the trip note which will be provided at the time of booking.

Exclusion Summary

Meals on trek, international flights, airport departure taxes, visas, insurance, meals not listed, any optional tours and activities during free time, camera fees, excess baggage charges, personal medical supplies, personal trekking equipment, drinking water on trek, hot water on trek, showers on trek (if available), bar bills, laundry, tips or gratuities and items of a personal nature.

 

Any extra costs incurred due to 'Nepal band' (strikes and closures), natural calamities, flight delays etc. Cancellation of flight etc due to unforeseen uncertainties beyond our representatives and agents control.

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