Annapurna Circuit Trek

Active, Kathmandu to Kathmandu

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

On this incredible trekking adventure, spend 13 challenging days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. For six to seven hours a day, follow the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains while encountering temples, monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes. Led by expert guides and assisted by support staff throughout, you’ll be greeted by locals who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few ever experience.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Narchyang Community Homestay, Narchyang
  • English-speaking local guide and full support team of porters and assistants for the Annapurna Circuit trek between Besi Sahar, Muktinath, Jomson, Pokhara
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Take in stunning himalayan views
  • Experience high passes and prayer flags
  • Stay in tea house lodges and tiny hamlets
  • Visit sacred temples and monasteries
  • Enjoy a day to trek poon hill or unwind

Itinerary

Kathmandu Arrive in Kathmandu at any time.
Kathmandu/Jagat Travel to Besi Sahar and then on to Syange via local bus. From Syange, head out on a short trek to Jagat and take in the beautiful hot springs along the way.
Jagat/Bagarchhāp Begin 11 days of challenging trekking in one of the highest mountain ranges on Earth. Experience stunning Alpine pastures, forests of rhododendron, temples, rural villages and local people, waterfalls, glaciers, and some of the most spectacular mountain scenery known to man.
Bagarchhāp/Chame Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2,670m, 8,760ft).
Chame/Pisang Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,300m,10,827ft).
Pisang/Manang Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m, 11,614ft).
Manang Enjoy a rest day at Manang.
Manang/Yakkharka Trek from Manang to Yak Kharta (4,018m, 13,182ft).
Yakkharka/Phedi Trek from Yak Kharka to Phedi (4,450m, 14,600ft).
Phedi/Muktināth Trek from Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m, 12,467ft).
Muktināth/Kalopani Take a local bus to Kalopani and view the contrasting yellow hills against green farmland of the valley floor. View the Kali Gandaki, home to the deepest canyons.
Kalopani/Tatopani Cross a suspension bridge and switchback across the river. Spend 3-4 hours trekking through waterfalls, bridges, varieties of trees, and small communities to reach Tatopani. Settle into your homestay for the night in Narchyang Village, located on the opposite side of Tatopani.
Tatopani/Sikha Climb a stairway of stone steps and cross a suspension bridge. Reach a mesmerizing view of ascending levels of teahouses and lodges with the mountains surrounding. Today's hike will be 4-5 hours.
Sikha/Ghorepani Today trek from Sikha to Ghorepani (2,785m, 9,137ft). View local villages, teahouses, and settlements along the uphill route.
Ghorepani/Birethanti Enjoy an early morning excursion to Poon Hill. Then venture through Poonhill to Ramghai, enjoying spectacular views of the Annapurna range along the way. Cross through forests, streams, and bridges to reach the final destination, Birethanti.
Birethanti/Pokhara Take a short hike from Birethanti to Nayapul where our bus will be waiting to take us to Pokhara. Rest and take a well-deserved shower in this lakeside resort town.
Pokhara/Kathmandu Return to Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Depart at any time.
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