Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a Hotel.

    You will be picked up by one of our representatives from the Tribhuvan International Airport. He will take you to your hotel in a private bus/van. The rest of the days is free for you to rest. In the evening, you will meet with your guide and end your day with a traditional welcome dinner. 

    • Day 02 : Guided Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at a Hotel.

      We will wake up early in the morning and have our breakfast. After that, we will go on the guided sightseeing tour where we will see the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We will visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Later in the evening, we will prepare for our trek and do the last minute shopping if needed.

      • Day 03 : Drive to Besisahar (830 m) in a Public Bus and Take a Jeep to Syange (1,100 m) – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

        After having breakfast, we will drive towards Besisahar. The drive will be going to be long yet scenic. We will see a river, waterfalls, green hills, and small settlements throughout the drive. Upon reaching Besisahar, we will take a short break to have snacks and again drive to reach Syange. 

        • Day 04 : Trek to Tal (1,700 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

          From today, we will be going to begin our trek. After having a warm breakfast, we will begin trekking following the Marsyangdi River. Further a small ascend will take us to a beautiful waterfall and lead to the Tal where we will be staying for a night.

          • Day 05 : Trek to Danaque (1,860 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

            Living Marsyangdi River behind, we will continue trekking. On the way, we will get to see the superb view of Annapurna II (7,937 m) and Pisang Peak (6,091 m) along with gorgeous landscapes and small old villages. We will reach Danaque our final destination for the day and have a quality time here before continuing our trek tomorrow.

            • Day 06 : Trek to Chame (2,670 m) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

              Today's trail will be going to be easy and beautiful. We will trek along with the views of mountains and waterfalls. After around 4 hours of trekking, we will reach Chame. Chame is a lovely little town with more facilities, and it is also the headquarter of Manang.

              • Day 07 : Trek to Upper Pisang (3,300 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                We will begin trekking through the dense forest along with Marsyangdi River on the other side. We will come across amazing views of meadows and mountains. Today we also see the first view of giant Paungda Danda (4,730 m) rock face. After a long 6 hours of walk, we will reach Upper Pisang our halt for the day. From here, we can see a panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna II standing high on our south.

                • Day 08 : Trek to Ngawal (3,660 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                  We are going to wake up early in the morning today to see radiant sunrise and it's first ray on the Annapurna II (7,937 m). After that, we will have breakfast and continue our trek towards Ngawal. Most part of the trail is going to ascend today which will allow us to witness high altitude flora and fauna, gorges, Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna III (7,555 m), and Pisang Peak (6,091 m). 

                  • Day 09 : Trek to Manang (3,500 m) via Bhraka (3,360 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                    We will trek through the huge hills, dense forests, and wetlands to reach our next destination, Manang. On the way, we will see superb landscapes, ancient stupas, and a Lama school. We will reach Manang, the most lively place of the whole trek. We will stay for a night here.

                    • Day 10 : Acclimatization Day at Manang Village. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                      Today, we are going to stay in Manang so that our body can get acclimatized with the increased altitude. We will explore the village and its nearby areas. We will visit old monasteries and stunning Gangapurna Glacier Lake. We will also interact with the locals and experience their lifestyle on this high altitude. 

                      • Day 11 : Trek to Yak Kharka (4,000 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse

                        After having breakfast, we will begin trekking towards Yak Kharka. Again, most part of the trail is going to high ascend. We will begin ascending gradually through Tenki Manang, leaving the Marsyangdi Valley behind. Further, we will cross the Jarsang Khola Valley, and reach Yak Kharka where we will see herds of yaks. From here onwards we will notice vegetation and air becoming thin.

                        • Day 12 : Trek to Thorong Phedi (4,450 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                          The day is going to be tiring. After around 2 hours of long ascend, we will descend to cross a river at 4,310 meters. From here, we again ascend to reach Thorong Phedi located at 4,450 meters. We will stay for a night here.

                          • Day 13 : Trek to Muktinath (3,800 m) via Thorung La Pass (5,416 m) – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                            We will wake up super early, and begin trekking to reach the pass before afternoon, as the weather condition gets bad during the daytime and strong winds can badly affect our walk. We will begin ascending on steep section. The trail might become a little difficult due to high altitude and snow. Once we will reach the pass marked by chortens and prayer flags, we will get to see breath-taking views of the mountain landscape. After spending some time here, we will continue our trek towards Muktinath, one of the holiest sites of Hindus.  

                            • Day 14 : Trek to Marpha (2,670 m) via Lubra Pass (4,020 m) – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                              We are now on the other side of the Thorong La Pass and most of the land we will see look like a desert. We will trek along the bank of the Kali Gandaki River and ascend to the Lubra Pass (4,020 m). Further, we will descend passing through stupas and small old huts to reach Marpha. Marpha is known for its delicious apples and apple products. We will taste both Apple and its products like wine & pies. 

                              • Day 15 : Trek to Kalopani (2,530 m) – 7 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                                Leaving Marpha behind, we will descend through the valley following the Kali Gandaki River. The trail will be going to be short and easy today. On the way, we will see stunning views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) and gorgeous sceneries. Further, the trail will lead us to Kalopani where we will be staying for a night.

                                • Day 16 : Trek to Tatopani (1,190 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                                  We will begin descending through the Kali Gandaki River Valley. On the way, we will get to see Kali Gandaki gorge which is known as the world's deepest gorge. The trail further takes us to Tatopani famous for its natural hot springs. We will stay here for a night. 

                                  • Day 17 : Rest Day at Tatopani. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                                    Today is our rest day at the Tatopani. We will begin our day in a hot spring to relax our aching muscles. Rest of the day we will enjoy local food & drinks and interact with the locals. We will explore the village and stay here for one more night.

                                    • Day 18 : Trek to Ghorepani (2,810 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                                      After yesterday's relaxation, today we will be going to trek for long hours to reach Ghorepani. We will again ascend around 1,620 meters high. From Ghorepani, we will get to see panoramic views of Annapurna South (7,219 m), Tukuche Himal (6,920 m), and Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m).

                                      • Day 19 : Hike to Poon Hill (3,210 m) and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,570 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

                                        We will wake up early in the morning, and hike to Poon Hill to witness a gorgeous sunrise on the backdrop of the Himalayas. After spending some time here, we will return back to the Ghorepani and have our breakfast. Further, we will trek down to the Tikhedhunga through ridges and lovely rhododendron forests.

                                        • Day 20 : Trek to Nayapul (1,010 m) and Drive to Pokhara – 4 hours. Overnight at a Hotel.

                                          The trail will be going short and easy today. We will descend to the Nayapul through small villages and forested trail. From Nayapul we will take a private tourist bus/van and drive back to the Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, we will moe to our hotel and rest for the day. 

                                          • Day 21 : Guided Sightseeing in Pokhara. Overnight at a Hotel.

                                            After having breakfast, we will go on a guided sightseeing tour of Pokhara. We will visit Bindhyabasini Temple where hundreds of devotees come every year. Further, we will visit famous Davis Fall and Gupteshwor Cave which, is located right across from Davis fall. From here, we will head to the World Peace Pagoda from where we can see an overall view of Pokhara city, Fewa Lake and Annapurna Ranges (8,091 m). In the evening, we will stroll on the Lakeside and enjoy the vibe of this tourist area. 

                                            • Day 22 : Drive Back to Kathmandu (1,400 m) in a Tourist Bus – 7 hours. Overnight at a Hotel.

                                              We will drive back to Kathmandu. the drive will be for sure scenic. We will see green hills, rivers, and small villages along our way. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we will move to our hotel and rest for the day. In the evening, we will explore the colorful and lively streets of Thamel and end our day with the farewell dinner. 

                                              • Day 23 : Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Departure.

                                                It's time to say goodbye to each other with lots of unforgettable memories. Once we will have our last breakfast, we will check out from the hotel, and head to the airport to take our flight back to our home.