Annapurna trek has been always regarded as the most beautiful trek in Nepal.It presents you variety of trekking experience where you encountered with people and their ethnic groups living in lowland to highland villages of Lamjung,Manang and Myagdi, Mustang.There are many traditional villages along the route which are far away from the city which makes every moment of your trek unforgettable.The highest point of this trek is Thorong-la pass situated at the altitude of 5416m above sea level and crossing Thorong-la means a unique experience of your lifetime.
Maximum altitude : 5416 m Thorong Pass.
Duration : 19 days
Possible extensions: Chitwan national park– the village of newars Bandipur – Kathamandu valley…
Best Season : – March — April — May ——- September — October — November –
itinerary by days
Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu airport by the agency and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Explore some of the historical monuments in Kathmandu – Hotel.
Day 3: Transfer by vehicle Bhulbule-Lamjung and our trek begins through rice terrace – Ngadi,1h(930m) – Lodge.
Day 4: We cross the several Gurung villages which along with the rice terrace field and forest,we finally arrive in Jagat. 6h (1300m)- Lodge.
Day 5: Our day begins after breakfast easy walk for one hour then the climb becomes steeper for 300 meters to reach the village of Tal,located in a ancient lake dominated by a large waterfall. After lunch we arrive to the Dharapani.6h (1900m)- Lodge.
Day 6: We reach Temang after a steep climb and continue through a beautiful forest of pines and oaks before joining Chame, remarkable view of the Annapurna and Manaslu ahead and behind us.6h (2700M) – Lodge.
Day 7: The landscape become more arid before arriving Pissang.Overnight in beautiful village of Pissang.5h (3200m) – Lodge.
Day 8: Take the upper route to get Manang which offers us a wonderful views of the Annapurna range and have great moment passing through the two must beautiful villages of Manang, Gya-ru and Ngawal – Manang.7h (3500m)- Lodge.
Day 9: It is the day of acclimatization.we climb little bit to the view point across the Manang village to have a wonderful view of Gangapurna glacier.Afternoon visit of Braga monastery – Manang -Lodge.
Day 10: We leave the Marsyngdi river behind and begin an easy climb to the pastures of Yak charka(4000m) / Leder (4200m).4 to 5h – Lodge.
Day 11: Ascent progressively, sometimes steeply climb up “at the foot of the mountain” Throng Phedi(4550m) / High Camp (4800m) 4 to 6h- Lodge.
Day 12: Departure early in the morning with the headlight to the Thorong Pass (5416m).The climbing efforts will reward you with a magnificent panorama. descent to Muktinath pilgrimage place for Hindus and Buddhists. 9h (3800M) – Lodge.
Day 13: Descent through arid landscape that remind you the reminiscent of Tibet situated close to Jomsom and continue until beautiful village of Marpha .6h30 (2670m) – Lodge.
Day 14:Marpha to Tatopani by jeep, the old trail has lost all interest since the construction of road, the transfer may take about 4 hours by jeep, we go through the deepest gorge of the world trapped between the Annapurna I(8091m) and the Dhaulagiri(8167m). A natural hot spring is located near the village of Tatopani, where we can enjoy the bathing in the evening .1200m.
Day 15: We continue up to Ghorepani which called balcony balcony of Annapurna.8h (2800m) – Lodge.
Day 16: Weak up early in the morning to have a wonderful view of sunrise at Poon Hill (3200m)and to enjoy the beautiful panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and then walk through rhododendron forest and a beautiful tropical forest to Gandruk,the most beautiful Gurung villages of the region(1900m) – Lodge.
Day 17: beautiful descent through rice terraced field to the valley of Birethanti and take a vehicle to Pokhara – relax end of the trek and free day- Hotel.
Day 18: flight to Kathmandu or take tourist bus early in the morning and visit in afternoon Dubar Square and Swayambudnath in option – Hotel.
Day 19: Free morning in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport.