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Round Annapurna Trekking

Trip Level
Easy
Destination
Nepal
Max Altitude
5416m
Trip Duration
23 Days

Overview

The Round Annapurna Trek is also known as Annapurna Circuit Trek among the lovers of Mountain trekking. This trek begins from Bhulbhule after Besishahar with an overland journey toward Pokhara from Kathmandu up to Dumre and wonderful Marshyangdi Valley drive along the riverside about 5 to 6hours in total.  This is one of the classic and most rewarding treks in the Himalayas. It provides an opportunity to explore the scenery of both the southern and northern Himalayas.  Round Annapurna Trek one of the world’s most famous treks. It is considered as one of the busy trek route which starts with a filthy road extending up to the valley of Besisahar. We have easy walk in the beginning and then the path connects the valley of the Marsyangdi River with the Kaligandaki. Thorung La (5416m) is the highlight of the trek and one can see gigantic Himalayan and pass through subtropical to alpine region. Diverse ecosystems, cultures and beautiful landscape of lush paddy fields, oak forests, in the Kaligandaki the deepest gorge in the world, which make the Annapurna Circuit trekking one of the most famous trekking route in the world. Also, Around Annapurna trek offers an extraordinary panorama of Annapurna (8,097m) including, Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Lamjung, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, Tukuche peak and many other stunning peaks. Besides, you will see 100 varieties of orchids and several varieties of rhododendron forests in the world. Moreover, you can see various wild lives like snow leopards, mountain Thar, jackal, blue sheep; different species of birds including colored Impeyan, kokla, blood pheasant, and varieties of butterflies and insects. In totality, 100 mammals, more than 60 reptiles and amphibians, 450 species of birds, 9 types of rhododendrons can be spotted in this area.

The Round Annapurna /Circuit is well-known and much truism as real trek. This trek circles Nepal’s heaven-high Annapurna range, and it’s been hailed as the holy grail of trekking since it was first opened to foreigners in the early 1980s. Travel writers and hikers everywhere pour about the trail, even as others discover unknown life-lifters elsewhere. There are treks that are more rugged or more remote, huts that are more deluxe, pilgrimage sites that are more holy, wildlife that’s more exotic and even scenery–sacrilege–that’s more beautiful. But, any of them cannot step up and swipe the Annapurna’s crown, the trekkers’ experience. Annapurna Circuit Trek designed by Yala Adventure will allow you to witness natural splendor including shining streams, the terraced highlands, rural communities, high end-glaciers, and astonishing views of a number of snowy peaks makes your trek one of the most amazing experience of your life. You will be accommodating at hotel, lodge or tea house while trekking.  Finally we trek out of the gorges and look back to the peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri before traversing the forest ridges down to Pokhara.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) airport and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 02: Full-day Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and Preparation for Trek.

  • Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal (1600m) & Trek to Chisapani (2300m), 3/4 hour

  • Day 04: Trek to Gulbhanjyang (2,150m), 5/6 hour

  • Day 05: Trek to Khutumsang (2,470m)

  • Day 06: Trek to Tharepati (3650m)

  • Day 07: Trek to Tarke Ghyang (2620m)

  • Day 08: Trek to Sermathang (2620m)

  • Day 09: Trek to Malemchi Pul Bazar (846m) and drive back to Kathmandu

  • Day 10: Free day in Kathmandu (Mountain flight on request).

  • Day 11: Final departure for your onward destination.

    Note: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. This Langtang Helambu Treks can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Private group and solo trekkers can be book this trek any date. The below departure dates indicate only trekking/tour duration from kathmandu to Kathmandu, doesn’t  indicate arrival, sightseeing, leisure and departure day but the cost include 11 days above package. If you want to make any changes please conform our agency.

Cost Details

  • Airport - hotel -airport picks up and drops by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Three nights’ hotel in Kathmandu on BB aas per category.
  • Two nights’ hotel in Pokhara on BB plan as per category.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period.
  • Local fresh fruits where available.
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in Teahouse.
  • Upper Mustang Trekking map, one in a group.
  • An experienced Government license holder guide.
  • Trekking porter /Sherpa/mules to carry your bags during the trekking 2:1, max 15 KG baggage/porter.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porters.
  • Ground transportation by coach from Kathmandu to Besishahar and Pokhara-Kathmandu.
  •  Private vehicle from Nayapul to Pokhara after trekking.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation entry permits (ACAP fees).
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.

Equiment Checklist

  • Sunglasses
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • Down Jacket

Map

map

Departure Dates

No fixed departures.