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Annapurna Circuit Trek

18 days, Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Group taking in the scenic views from the hike.
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On this incredible trekking adventure, spend 13 challenging days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. For six to seven hours a day, follow the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains while encountering temples, monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes. Led by expert guides and assisted by support staff throughout, you’ll be greeted by locals who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few ever experience.

18 days

Kathmandu to Kathmandu

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Trip Code: ANTA

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On this incredible trekking adventure, spend 13 challenging days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. For six to seven hours a day, follow the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains while encountering temples, monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes. Led by expert guides and assisted by support staff throughout, you’ll be greeted by locals who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few ever experience.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Active

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Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 5 - Challenging

Serious high-altitude hikes, cycling, or other instances of heavy exercise. Come prepared to sweat a bit.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15, Avg 10

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

18 days

Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: ANTA

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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Ripple Score

100

Map of the route for Annapurna Circuit Trek

Places visited

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Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Kathmandu/Jagat

Travel to Besi Sahar and then on to Syange via local bus. From Syange, head out on a short trek to Jagat and take in the beautiful hot springs along the way.

Day 3Jagat/Bagarchhāp

Begin 11 days of challenging trekking in one of the highest mountain ranges on Earth. Experience stunning Alpine pastures, forests of rhododendron, temples, rural villages and local people, waterfalls, glaciers, and some of the most spectacular mountain scenery known to man.

Day 4Bagarchhāp/Chame

Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2,670m, 8,760ft).

Day 5Chame/Pisang

Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,300m,10,827ft).

Day 6Pisang/Manang

Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m, 11,614ft).

Day 7Manang

Enjoy a rest day at Manang.

Day 8Manang/Yakkharka

Trek from Manang to Yak Kharta (4,018m, 13,182ft).

Day 9Yakkharka/Phedi

Trek from Yak Kharka to Phedi (4,450m, 14,600ft).

Day 10Phedi/Muktināth

Trek from Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m, 12,467ft).

Day 11Muktināth/Kalopani

Take a local bus to Kalopani and view the contrasting yellow hills against green farmland of the valley floor. View the Kali Gandaki, home to the deepest canyons.

Day 12Kalopani/Tatopani

Cross a suspension bridge and switchback across the river. Spend 3-4 hours trekking through waterfalls, bridges, varieties of trees, and small communities to reach Tatopani. Settle into your homestay for the night in Narchyang Village, located on the opposite side of Tatopani.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Local Living Moment Narchyang Community Homestay

Meals included:

Lunch | Dinner

Day 13Tatopani/Sikha

Climb a stairway of stone steps and cross a suspension bridge. Reach a mesmerizing view of ascending levels of teahouses and lodges with the mountains surrounding. Today's hike will be 4-5 hours.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 14Sikha/Ghorepani

Today trek from Sikha to Ghorepani (2,785m, 9,137ft). View local villages, teahouses, and settlements along the uphill route.

Day 15Ghorepani/Birethanti

Enjoy an early morning excursion to Poon Hill. Then venture through Poonhill to Ramghai, enjoying spectacular views of the Annapurna range along the way. Cross through forests, streams, and bridges to reach the final destination, Birethanti.

Day 16Birethanti/Pokhara

Take a short hike from Birethanti to Nayapul where our bus will be waiting to take us to Pokhara. Rest and take a well-deserved shower in this lakeside resort town.

Day 17Pokhara/Kathmandu

Return to Kathmandu.

Day 18Kathmandu

Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Narchyang Community Homestay, Narchyang
  • English-speaking local guide and full support team of porters and assistants for the Annapurna Circuit trek between Besi Sahar, Muktinath, Jomson, Pokhara
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels/guesthouses (3 nts), homestay (1 nt), tea house lodges (13 nts).

Meals

1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Allow USD410-535 for meals not included.

Transportation

Bus, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, trekking support staff.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

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