Duration:  15 Days
Best Season:  March-May, September-November
Altitude Range:  Max 5416m
Difficulty:  Strenuous
Group Size:  Min. 2 Pax
Average Daily Walk:  5 hours
Support:  Guide with porter

Joe, Jim and Julie in Pokhara on Round Annapurna Trek
Julie, Joe and Jim in hotel on their Round Annapurna Trek


A complete trek encircles the famous Annapurna mountain. The trek offers great variety sub-tropical plains in the Himalayan. Foothills through the trans-Himalaya Manang and Mustang region. The trip goes through Thorong-La Pass-5416m between Manang and Jomsom, the Kaligandaki valley (the deepest gorge in the world) makes this an excellent trip offering diverse culture and traditional values. An exciting trip and a rare opportunity to trek through the heart of the beautiful Annapurna region, where we follow high ridges, climb rugged mountain passes and descend shady forest trails to the terraced valleys of lakeside Pokhara. Passing through small mountain villages en route and with time in the bustling historic city of Kathmandu, there is plenty of opportunity to meet the incredibly friendly people of this country and absorb their rich culture.

COST INCLUDES: All airport pick up & drop and hotels transfer by private vehicle, 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 star category on twin sharing inclusive bed and breakfast, 1 night hotel accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing inclusive bed and breakfast, Kathmandu to Besisahar by private jeep and then to Chamje, Pokhara – Kathmandu surface transportation by private jeep, Trekking guide fees, Twin sharing best lodges accommodation during the trek with all meals, All entry fees. (Trekking permit / TIMS card etc.), One day Kathmandu sightseeing guided by city tour guide and transport (entry fees not included), First aid medical kit box, All the government taxes, At the beginning and end of the tour, Nepali food with cultural show in Kathmandu, Everyday full board meals while on the trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

COST EXCLUDES:International airfares, Nepal visa which obtained at the airport on arrival, Sleeping bag, Travel and medical insurance, Trekking gear, Alcoholic beverages, bottle mineral and hot/boiled water, soft drinks and snack foods, Your personal entrance fees for Kathmandu sightseeing (US$25 per person), single supplement US$150, Riding horse along the trek, Tips, Any other personal or non-personal expenses which are not mention in the includes cost


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel in Thamel.

After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel. After check in and some refreshments, our senior guide will come to meet you and give you a brief orientation about Annapurna circuit Trek and then we go for Welcome dinner with Nepali cultural show. O/N Hotel. Meals: Dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.

The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, being the historical and cultural heart of the country, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and other types of adventure seekers. The city is a marvelous amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western cultures and influences. Patan and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities. These two cities, like Kathmandu, have a rich historical, cultural and religious legacy which is reflected in the many temples, monuments and artifacts that they contain. You will be taken on a half-day guided tour of Kathmandu valley: you will be visiting Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Soyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu shrines and stands as testimony to the religious harmony and we also visit to the historical sites of Patan Durbar Square. Also, we visit great Hindu temple i.e. Pashupatinath (lord Shiva’s temple). O/N Hotel. Meals: B/-/-

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (923m) and drive again on local Jeep to chamje (1410m)

On the first day of the trek, we cross various suspension bridges, waterfalls and continue past rice paddies and forests. Once we reach the cliff in Jagat, we can view the Marsyangdi Khola below and rocky hills all around. The beehives at the top of the cliffs are an attraction for today. In a short while we will reach Chamje where we spend the night. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 04: Trek to Bagarchhap (2160m)

As we move past narrow and steep valleys, through rhododendron, pine and bamboo forests, in the rocky folds of a mountain, we come across a bridge that takes us to a quick ascent and finally atop a climb to reveal a widening valley. After reaching the village of Tal, we have to move across barley, wheat and potato farms for a while before we reach Dharapani. From there we turn west through the fir and pine forests to reach Bagarchhap. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

May 05: Trek to Chame (2710m)

From Bagarchhap we start ahead to reach a Danaque village and then a steep climb to reach a Tamang village with exquisite views of Manaslu, Lamjung , Annapurna and other mountain beauties. As we trek through a Tibetan village that acts as a transition between the lowlands and high hills, we follow a gradual flat path to Thanchowk, Kolo and finally to Chame. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 06: Trek to Pisang (3240m)

We first pass through the older part of Chame, climb up to Telekhu and continue on a long, leveled trail through forests underway to Brathang. The trails rounds a bend and once we continue ahead we need to cross back to the south bank of Marsyangdi River on a suspension bridge. Then the trail takes us on a gentle ascent over a pine forested ridge and then levels again as we move from the upper part of Manang valley to Pisang. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 07:Trek to Manang (3540m)

The town of Pisang is the start of the upper region of the Manang district. On this day, the trek climbs to Braga, a Tibetan styled village. The houses here are stacked upon each other forming verandas with each others rooftops. The main attraction is the Gompa, the largest in the district, with a vast array of statues in display and perched on a high crag with the view of the entire village. After a while we reach Manang, where we freshen up and spend the night. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 08:Acclimatization in Manang

As we are reaching higher altitudes, we need to acclimatize to avoid the risk of altitude sickness. Manang is the perfect spot with its beautiful natural setting and a hike up to Khangsar in the afternoon for a short detour. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 09: Trek to Yak Kharka (4120m)

Now that we are rested, we feel rejuvenated to continue on our trek. As we move past the tall trees towards the alpine grass and junipers, we reach meadows where a few horses and a number of yaks are grazing around. The serene environment with meadows and steep slopes of Yak Kharka is the perfect place for us to spend the night. We can also choose to walk for an hour to reach Letdar and spend the night there. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 10:Trek to Thorung Phedi (4560m)

Trekking to Letdar helps getting acclimatized to the increasing altitude as we ascend along the east bank of Jarang Khola. In some time we reach a meadow surrounded by vertical cliffs, the Thorung Phedi. Sighting of blue sheep and snow leopards have been reported a few times in the area. We spend the night here or we may hike little bit more to High Camp. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 11: Over Thorung La (5416m) to Muktinath (3802m) – 8 hours

Today we will hike for about 7-8 hours. The trail is comparatively easier having been trodden for years, but could get difficult with strong winds in the upper regions. The trail is believed to have been used for hundreds of years to take sheep and yaks in and out of Manang along with other trading goods. We reach Thorung Phedi in about 6 hours. After we reach Thorung la pass, our hike will be rewarded with beautiful views of Annapurna, Gangapurna and a heavily glaciated peak of Khatungkang. When are a done with a descent of about 1600m, we view the glorious Dhaulagiri standing in the distance. After a while, the trail becomes less steep and enters grassy fields and meadows to finally reach Muktinath. In Hindu religion, Muktinath refers to a place of nirvana which houses a temple and a number of monasteries, making it a holy site for Hindus and Buddhists alike. The main attractions of the site are the Jwalamai temple with a spring and an eternal flame as well as the 108 water spouts that pour holy water. These are visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 12: Trek to Jomsom (2750m) via Kagbeni or move further to Marpha Village.

From Muktinath, we follow a trail part of the Jomsom trek where we descend through meadows, streams and fruit trees to finally reach Kagbeni. We look around the old village and then moving downwards. From Kagbeni we reach Jomson, Kali Gandaki valley. or we can walk further to a beautiful village of Marpha . O/N Guesthouse. Meals : B/L/D

Day 13 Drive to Tatopani (1190m) – Hot Water Springs and drive back to Pokhara

The road from Marpha to Kalopani goes via a new trail past Chokhopani village which is a traditional Thakali village. The panoramic views of the Himalayas include Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Annapurna and many other snow-capped peaks. From here we cross a river and a newly constructed road that will make us finally reach Kalopani and then drive all the way to Pokhara on paved road. . O/N Hotel. Meals : B/L/-

Day 14: Return drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel – 7 Hours

After enjoying beautiful Pokhara and its natural and cultural beauty, we begin our drive towards Kathmandu. After about 6-7 hours, we finally reach Kathmandu. We can either rest or go discover the tourist attractions in the capital city. Evening farewell dinner in Thamel. O/N Hotel. Meals : B/-/D

Day 15: Departure or start optional programme