Classic Annapurna Circuit

23 Day/s Lodge Trek in Nepal

‘Modern Maturity’, America’s largest circulated magazine termed this trek as – ‘one of the 12 Best Walks in the World’. In terms of diversity of terrain, mountain views and Himalayan culture, this is a perfect trek in the very popular Annapurna Area. Starting with a drive from Kathmandu to Dumre, this classic trek offers variety un-encountered on other treks. Beginning from a low elevation and climbing up to the Thorung La pass (5,398m), one of the highest mountain pass in the world, we trek through terraced fields, Tibetan plateau-like landscapes and subtropical flora, all linked by historical trade routes, passing through interesting trading villages. Eventually after completing Thorlang La Pass we enter Kagbeni, Gateway to Upper Mustang, located in the Kali Gandaki Valley, the deepest gorge in the world. On no other treks can you enjoy such magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges. The trek ends at Pokhara to complete a truly classic journey. No wonder we have repeaters coming back to do the same trek.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]

Day 02: Full day tour: Swayambhunath, and Bhaktapur City

Day 03: Full day free for trek preparation.

Day 04: Drive Kathmandu to Besisahar to Bhulbhule [800 m/2624 ft]

Day 05: Trek from Bhulbule to Jagat[1290 m/4232 ft]

Day 06: Trek Jagat – Dharapani[1860 m/6102 ft]

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame [2,710m/8,891ft]

Day 08: Chame to Pisang [3,300m/10824ft]

Day 09: Pisang to Manang[3540m/ 11614ft.]

Day 10: Manang: Rest day

Day 11: Manang to Yak Kharka [4,110m/13,484ft]

Day 12: Yak Kharka toThorongPhedi [4,600m/15,092ft]

Day 13: ThorongPhedi toThorong La (5416m/17764ft) to Muktinath [3,800/12,467ft]

Day 14: Muktinath to Kagbeni [2800m/ 9186ft]

Day 15: Trek from Kagbeni to Marpha[2,670m/8,760ft]

Day 16: Marpha to Kalopani [2530 m/8300 ft]

Day 17: Kalopani to Tatopani [1,200m/3937ft]

Day 18: Tatopani to Ghorepani [2,850m/9,350ft]

Day19: Ghorepani to Ghandruk [2,000m/3,362ft.]

Day 20: Ghandruk to Pokhara (823 m/2,700 ft)

Day 21: Day free in Pokhara

Day 22: Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight

Day 23: Final departure transfer

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Accomodation

p>We will be staying in a 3-star to 5-star (on additional cost) hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara simple teahouses during the trek. Accommodations in Kathmandu, Pokhara and lower part of the trek will be on twin-shared basis. Single supplement can be served on as per the preference of the traveler on an additional single supplement cost of USD 395. However it might be difficult to find single room at higher elevations and we need to consider the conditions.


Meals

We will be staying in a 3-star to 5-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara and simple teahouses during the trek. All accommodations will be on twin-shared basis. Single supplement can be served on as per the preference of the traveler on an additional single supplement cost that may vary according to the group size and category of hotel you choose to stay in. However it might be difficult to find single room at higher elevations and we need to consider the conditions.

What's Included

  • All airport/hotel transfers.
  • Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB basis
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary with local English speaking Guide
  • Entrance fees during guided tour
  • Transfer costs (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu).
  • Accommodation at best available tea-houses / Guest houses with three meals daily.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, transfers, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
  • All government and local taxes

  • What's Not Included

  • Visa fee for Nepal.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara<./li>
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

  • On arrival at Kathmandu you will be transferred to your respective hotels. All transfers for sightseeing inside the valley will be arranged on the agency's private car. We driving over land to get upto Beshisar from where we commence our trek.

    Prices Starting From US$ 2015 Per Person

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