Annapurna Circuit Trekking

This popular and widely loved loop trek, Annapurna circuit, will take you around the whole Annapurna massif.

On the way, you slowly ascend from lush green valleys and rice terraces through forests to high mountain meadows, cross the world’s widest trekking pass, the 5416 m high Thorung La, and – on the way down – explore the dry but lively Kali Gandaki Valley.

Amazingly diverse views, culture and wildlife make this trek an astonishing experience, offering you a whole new scenery on every day of the trek.

Length: 16–21 days
Trek level: moderate/hard
Accom.: lodges
Max. height: 5416 m
Best time: October–November / March–April


Itinerary of the trek
Day 1 Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Shahar, 760 m (5 hrs drive)
Day 2 Trekking from Besi Shahar to Kuhdi, 790 m (3 hrs)
Day 3 Trekking from Kuhdi to Bahundanda, 1310 m (4 hrs)
Day 4 Trekking from Bahundanda to Tal, 1700 m (6 hrs)
Day 5 Trekking from Tal to Bagarchap, 2160 m (6 hrs)
Day 6 Trekking from Bagarchap to Chame, 2670 m (7 hrs)
Day 7 Trekking from Chame to Pisang, 3300 m (6 hrs)
Day 8 Trekking from Pisang to Manang, 3540 m (5 hrs)
Day 9 Rest day in Manang, day hike for acclimatization
Day 10 Trekking from Manang to Ledar, 4200 m (4 hrs)
Day 11 Trekking from Ledar to Thorung Phedi, 4450 m (6 hrs)
Day 12 Cross Thorung La Pass, 5416 m (6 hrs). Continue to Muktinath, 3800 m (2 hrs)
Day 13 Visit of the Chumig Gyatsa Temple in Muktinath. Trekking from Muktinath to Jomsom, 2710 m (4 hrs)
Day 14 Trekking from Jomsom to Tukuche, 2590 m (4 hrs)
Day 15 Trekking from Tukuche to Ghasa, 2010 m (6 hrs)
Day 16 Trekking from Ghasa to Tatopani, 1190 m (5 hrs). Visit of the Natural Hot Springs in Tatopani
Day 17 Trekking from Tatopani to Ghorepani, 2750 m (6 hrs)
Day 18 Trekking from Ghorepani to Tadapani, 2620 m (5 hrs)
Day 19 Trekking from Tadapani to Ghandruk, 1939 m (4 hrs)
Day 20 Trekking from Ghandruk to Nayapul, 1070 m ( 6 hrs). Drive to Pokhara (1 hr drive). Time for sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 21 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (7–8 hrs drive)

Please note: Variations of the here shown itinerary are no problem, even appreciated. My ambition is to trim the trek for your individual timetable and budget. Please contact me for any further questions.


Service Include:

  • Pick up drop from airport to hotel and from hotel to airport;
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and two nights in Pokhara;
  • Lodges during the trek;
  • 3 meals a day while on trek;
  • A guide & required number of porter(s);
  • Annapurna Conservation permit;
  • Trekking permit;
  • Trekking gear;
  • Insurance for Nepali staff Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car;
  • Annapurna trekking map;
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter;
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available);
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits;
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System);

Service Exclude:

  • All personal expenses;
  • Bar beverages, bottled water and all kind of drink;
  • Travel medical insurance;
  • Alternative transportation (in case of road blockade);
  • Emergency evacuation by helicopter;
  • Meals while in Kathmandu allow US$ 10 – US$ 15 per day;
  • International airfare and airport departure tax;
  • Nepal entry visa;
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.;
  • Personal trekking equipment;
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver;
NOTE: I believe in the quality services. Our major concern is the safety and the well being of our groups. All our trips are run by professionals who are full time employee of our company. They are well trained and certified by our Government. We believe in the best services and make sure to you that we never compromise on your comfort and safety. Further more we request you to put more questions on your planning phase of adventure journey.