About 15 Days Annapurna Circuit full board service

Annapurna circuit is the most famous trekking area for the trekking lovers around the world. This trek is the most diverse trek in terms of views, elevation and culture. You will get majestic view of Annapurna mountain by three different dimensions. Along the way you will see hundreds of small and big peaks with their glaciers, it makes like a Queen with ornaments. From 700 m to 5416 m of elevation difference refers really diverse floras and faunas. The highest elevation lake around world Tilicho Lake (4919 m) is also in Annapurna circuit, from where you can see 360 degree panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayan range. Ice lake (4600 m) also can be the beautifull attraction on this trek. Rhododendron forest along the way can be the major beauty of Annapurna circuit trek.

Gurung people with their warm hospitality and beautiful cultural richness tourist will fall in love with friendly Nepali people. Thakali people are very famous around the world for the delicious Nepal Thali set. Originally Thakali are from this region. So along the way of Annapurna circuit trek trekkers will get really delicious and higenic Nepali Thali. After crossing Thorang La pass (5416 m) trekkers will get Muktinath temple which is very famous  for the Hindu people around the world as their piligrimage tour destination. When you will get Muktinath transportation will be available. Apple is one of the famous fruits you can get on this area. Marpha is very much famous for Apple. You can pass by downhill by drive or trek via Kaligandaki river. Kaligandaki river is very famous for Black stones also known as Saligram. At the end of Annapurna circuit trek you will get Tatopani, which is natural hotspring you can bath and get relaxation at hotspring on last days of your trek. After Tatopani either you pass by ghorepani to Pokhara, via ABC to Pokhara or directly bus drive to Pokhara via Beni. When you will get back to beautifull city Pokhara you will finish Annapurna circuit trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit to Pashupatinath Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Witness the age-old Buddhist culture at Boudhanath Temple.
  • Visit to the center of fine art and Buddhist and Hindu culture in Patan.
  • Admire Manaslu which is the eight highest mountain in the world and Himalchuli which is the is the second highest mountain in the Mansiri Himal.
  • Come across amphitheatre shaped rice terraces while trekking to Jagat.
  • Witness the beautiful cascades while trekking to Dharapani.
  • Get a close view of Annapurna II while trekking to Chame.
  • Explore the beauty of Pisang Village.
  • Enjoy the views of a small turquoise lake of Mring Tso while trekking to Bragha.
  • A visit to the Himalayan Rescue Association at Manang.
  • Visit to pagoda-style temple of Lord Vishnu at Muktinath (3760 m) via Thorang La Pass (5416 m).
  • Celebrate trekking in Jomsom.
  • Visit to Lakeside and attractions of old bazar in Pokhara.
  • Return to Kathmandu for sightseeing tour and some last-minute shopping.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu Airport

Once you arrive at the airport, Top Of The World Adventure representative will drive you to our hotel where you can just relax for the rest of the day to recover from your long journey. For the rest of the day you can explore Thamel, visit an array of restaurants, bars and shops. You will be accommodated in a 3 star hotel where you will be given the rest of the details of the trip.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

You will go Kathmandu to Besisahar by private vehicle. In Besisahar , there will be checking of permit and TIMS . After that you can provide you jeep up to Dharapani. Overnight at local lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 1860

The journey continues making up and down to Dharapani at 1890m. There you will find a stone entrance Chorten typical of the Tibetan influenced villages from here northwards. Then you will visit the Bagarchhap at 2160m that offers the typical flat roofed stone houses of local Tibetans design although the village which is still in the transition zone before the dry highlands. With often rough and rocky, the trail climbs to Tyanja at 2360m, and then continues through forest, but near the river, to Kopar at 2590m. As you reach the Chame, the headquarters of the Manang district, You will rewarded by the fine views of Annapurna II as you approach Chame and two small hot springs by the town.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Chame
  • Altitude: 2670

The day starts through deep forest in a steep and narrow valley, crosses a river on a long bridge at 2910m. You will cross another bridge at 3040m, from there the view of the soaring Paungda Danda rock face really begins to appear. From there the trail joins to climb to Pisang, which sprawls betyouen 3200m and 3300m.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Upper Pisang
  • Altitude: 3300

Today you will continue through the drier upper part of the Manang district, cut off from the full effect of the monsoon by the Annapurna Range. People of this region, herd yaks and raise crops for part of the year besides, they also continue to enjoy special trading rights gained way back in 1784. Leaving Pisang, you will have an alternate trails north and south of the Marsyangdi River which meet up again at Mungji. The southern route by Hongde, with its airstrip, at 3325m involves less climbing than the northern route via Ghyaru, though there are better views on the trail that follows the northern bank of the river. From Mungji, the trail continues past the picturesque but partially hidden village of Bryanga at 3475m to nearby Manang at 3500m.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Manang
  • Altitude: 3540

Today you will spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. The whole day you spend by doing some fine day walks and over viewing the magnificent views around the village and the day time is best to gain altitude. You can explore the Ice lake as a day excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Manang
  • Altitude: 3540

After 5/6 hours hiking you will get to Yakkharka . And you will stay overnight at best available teahouse in Yakkharka.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Yak kharka

This day you will leave Yakkharka, and the trail makes an ascent of nearly 2000m to the Thorong La pass. You make the climb steadily through Tenki, leaving the Marshyangdi Valley. Continuing along the Jarsang Khola Valley, you reach Thorong Phedi at 4450 m, there you see the vegetation steadily sparser.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Thorong Phedi
  • Altitude: 4450

The journey from Phedi “foot of the hill” or at the foot to the 5416 m Thorong La pass, begins the day. You then make the climb steeply that is regularly used and easy to follow. However, the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. It often causes terrible problem to cross the pass if it is covered in snow. About four hours climb up to the pass marked by the Chortens and prayer flags. As you reach the top, you are rewarded by the magnificent view from the top.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Muktinath
  • Altitude: 3760

This day after breakfast you will start your trek towards ancient village Jomsom. It will take 3 to 4 hours to reach there. On the way you can see the magnificient views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range himalays.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Jomsom
  • Altitude: 2743

Today our jeep will drive along a plateau above the Kali Gandaki, the world’s deepest gorge. After you arrive at Tatopani, relax your weary muscles and dip in hot spring pools.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Teahouse
  • Place: Tatopani
  • Altitude: 2135

Another day after breakfast you will drive from Tatopani to Pokhara. Our guide will drop you at hotel within Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Pokhara
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 1400

After having breakfast you will depart from Pokhara to Kathmandu. After arriving Kathmandu you will take rest and buy some souvenirs to your well-wishers.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

After breakfast our car/jeep will be waiting for you in hotel compound for Kathmandu sightseeing. This day you will visit following places.

• Pashupatinath temple

Pashupatinath temple is one of the famous and holiest places among Hindu people around the world. It is situated in 5 kilometres east of Kathmandu. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith .The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This “extensive Hindu temple precinct” is a “sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions rose over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Baghmati river” and is included as one of the seven monument groups in UNESCO’s designation of Kathmandu Valley as a cultural heritage site. This main temple is built in the Nepalese pagoda style of architecture. All the features of pagoda style founded here like cubic constructions, beautifully carved wooden rafters on which they rest (tundal). The two level roofs are of copper with gold covering. The temple resides on a square base platform with a height of 23m 7 cm from base to pinnacle.

• Boudhanath temple

This is the largest stupa around the world and also religious focal point and meditation centre for Nepali and Tibetan Buddhist .The ancient stupa is the one of the largest stupa in the world. There is over 50 Tibetan Gompa around Boudhanath stupa. Boudhanath stupa is listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Along with Swaymbhunath, it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area.

• Patan Durbar square

Patan durbar square is situated in Lalitpur city. Among the most ancient cities of Nepal Patan is popularly known for fine art and typical masterpieces. The Durbar Square is a marvel of Newa architecture. The city was initially designed in the shape of the Buddhist Dharma-Chakra (Wheel of Righteousness) which is surrounded by four stupas and one at the middle, erected in 3rd century AD By Emperor Asoka.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel In Kathmandu
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! Top Of The World Adventure representative will drop you off at the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home, you have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal and Say fareyoull to Nepal and its amazing people, mountains and nature. Until the next time!  

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu city tour with tour guide
  • Entrance fees in Monuments
  • All necessary permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  • Ground transportation by private vehicle
  • Trekking guide (Food, sleep, insurance, salary)
  • Porters (Food, sleep, insurance, salary) [1 porter for 2 people]
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel (3 star category)
  • Teahouse Accomodation in Mountain
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Trekking equipment
  • First aid tool box
  • All government taxes and services

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills
  • Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travels insurance
  • Tips

Client Reviews

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    One of the best guide in nepal (anjan dhital)

      |   Théo C, France

    The agency provided very good service. The nepal is very helpful and nice person of the agency because he provided nice guide with me. His name is Mr. Anjan (crazy coco) he was really a great personality, nice language to understand, and he has lot of information of so many place. If anyone need to guide just ask him he was really nice and cool person in the agency. It was really nice memory for my life experience... Highly recomand the guide Anjan.... We wi will see our future Anjan.....

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