Only a few places in the world Annapurna Circuit, and Annapurna Base Camp trek offer a variety of superb natural beauty as there are only a few places in the world like this natural beauty as the Annapurna Region.
Magnificent Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you through distinct scenery of rivers, flora and fauna. This trek goes counter-clockwise and reaches its summit in Thorung La (5,416m). On this route, you’ll pass mountains like Manaslu, Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III and Gangapurna, and, of course, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri passing through rivers with the deepest gorge of the world in between this trekking.
PoonHill, at the end of the trek offer views of those two mountains, as well as South Annapurna and Macchupucchre, the Fishtail Mountain. The trek also goes through Buddhist villages where you can see friendly locals from different ethnic groups and Hindu holy sites, most notably the village of Muktinath, a holy site for both Buddhists and Hindus.
Moreover, Annapurna base camp trek is through a patty of rice fields, misty forests & tiny local villages. Once you reach there, you can also go explore the surrounding glaciers and viewpoints! Still fancy about Annapurna trek but does not have enough time. Try Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna trail is like stepping back in time. The trappings and distractions of modern society vanish. Life goes on in the mountain villages much as it must have a century ago. Gone are the sounds of cars, motorcycles, or machines of any sort. There are nature sounds of rivers and waterfalls instead of sounds of cars, motorcycles on Annapurna trekking. Because everything has to be carried up the mountains on the backs of porters, luxury items such as sweets and beer are a bit scarce.
Trek to Annapurna circuit and Annapurna base camp is a challenging grade trekking. So a very good level of physical fitness is required for this trekking. Please be well prepared and well equipped for this trekking. This is a tea house based trekking; we sleep and eat on mountainous guest house during the trekking. Annapurna trekking permit and TIM’s card is required for this trekking. Trekking with guide and helpful for Trekking to Annapurna circuit and Annapurna base camp.
Day 1: Kathmandu-Besisahar -Khudi
Scenic drive to Besisahar (823m) and begin trek to Khudi (790m)
Day 2: Trek to Baundada
Approximate 6 hrs trek from Besi Shahar to Bahundanda (1,310m)
Day 3: Trek to Chamje
5 to 6 hours trek from Baundanda to Chamje (1560m)
Day 4: Trek to Dharapani
Average of 6 hrs trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1881m)
Day 5: Trek to Chame
5 to 6 hrs hike from Dharapani to Chame (2725m)
Day 6: Trek to Pisang
5 hours trail from Chame to Pisang (3100m)
Day 7: Trek to Manang
Takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach Manang4-5Pisang to Manang (3500m)
Day 8: Trek to Acclimatization day at Manang
A rest and acclimatization day at Manang- the Valley, lying close to the Nepal-Tibet border. This place offers tremendous opportunities due to its rich natural flora and fauna.
Day 9: Trek to Yak Kharka
Four to five hours walk from Manag to Yak kharka (4090m)
Day10: Trek to Thorung Phedi
Approximately 5 hrs hike from Yak Kharka to Throung Phedi(4420m)
Day 11: Trek to Muktinath
This is the toughest and the highest part of Annapurna circuit trek which takes us around 8 to 9 hours to reach Muktinath (3802m)
Day 12: Trek to Kagbeni
A maximum of three hours trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2800), where you can visit some two thousand five hundred years old monasteries and get to know some Himalayan culture.
Day 13: Trek to Marpha
Six hours walk from Kagbeni to Marpha (2600), marpha is famous in Nepal for local apple made brandy.
Day 14: Trek to Kalopani
Average of six hours trek from Marpha to Kalopani (2480 m)
Day 15: Trek to Tatopani
A scenic trek from Kalopani to Tatopani (1219 m) takes us around 6 hours
Day 16: Trek to Rest Day
Tatopani which means ‘hot water’ is famous for its hot water pond on the bank of Kaligandaki river. Many visitors can be found relaxing in this pond for hours.
Day 17: Trek to Sikha
Trek for 4-5 hours from Tatopani to Sikha (1940 m)
Day 18: Trek to Ghorepani
Approximately 4 hours trek from Sikha to Ghorepani (2860 m)
Day 19: Trek to Tadapani
Wake up early in the morning for hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) where you can see really nice views of many mountains, never forgetting panoramic views will be imprint in your memory. Then back to Ghorepani and average of 5 hours trek to Tadapani (2590 m)
Day 20: Trek to Chomrong
Four hours trek from Tadapani to Chomrong (2170 m)
Day 21: Trek to Dovan
A five hours trek from Chomrong to Dovan (2580 m)
Day 22: Annapurna Base Camp
Slow hiking of four to five hours to reach Annapurna Base camp (4130 m), the place where you can witness many of stunning mountains.
Day 23: Trek to Bamboo
6 hours trek from ABC to Bamboo (2335 m)
Day 24: Trek to Jhinu
Trek for around five hours from Bamboo to Jhinu (1710 m). About another 20 minutes walk downhill from Jhinu was some hot springs (about 105 degrees F) to relax in.
Day 25: Trek to Tolka
Around five to six hours for Jhinu to Tolka ( 1750 m)
Day 26: Trek to Dhampus
Steady walk of 4-5 hrs for Tolka to Dhampus (1516 m)
Day 27: Trek/drive to Pokhara
Around 1 hours trek from Dhampus to Fedi, drive back to Pokhara (815 m) and sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 28: Pokhara- Kathmandu
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1340 m), you can fly back to Kathmandu if you want to spend extra time in Kathmandu