Annapurna Circuit is the most world’s best trekking trail. This trek is also known by Annapurna Circuit Hiking and it is getting a popular day to the day Since it is one of the top trekking trials out of ten trekking destination around the world. In this region, we can view the world’s highest Lake Tilicho, the world’s Highest Kaligandaki valley, and Dhaulagiri ice –flow Annapurna circuit trek is covered just over 300km as it circles around the Annapurna massif. Annapurna circuit trek Starts right from Besishahar and goes along the Marshyangdi River with a great view of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east. We can enjoy regular contact with friendly villagers and can easily fell the cultural shift as we reach the high mountains. The highest point of the trek is Throung La-pass at the top of the valley at 5415m/17769 feet high we can see
One of the holiest shrines, regarded in Hinduism and Buddhism Annapurna circuit trek follows ancient paths used as trade routes between Nepal and Tibet.
We being our 21days trip in Kathmandu with a visit to UNESCO world Heritages site and then will be heading to Besishahar. Next day we will be heading to the one of the best and most popular and challenging circuit trial of the world Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Aarohi Holiday for the tour and trek of your life and also witness the Himalayan wilderness with the expert guide trekking in Nepal of freed by the Aarohi Holiday.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) Tribhuvan internationalAirport (TIA). pick up by our office representative then transfer you to your Hotel, evening brief you about your programs, Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Today is for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Bodhanath Stupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world! Patan Durbar Square is the oldest city in the Kathmandu valley with age old tradition also called Lalitpur-the city of fine arts. The visit covers the Durbar Square, the Krishna temple, the Kumbheswore temple, the Golden temple and many more. Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2000 years old legendary stupa on the hillock also nick-named as monkey temple.
Today, we cross the Marsyangdi River and continue along its right fork. We soon pass some tropical trees and taraced fields. Soon we glimpse of first sights of the one of the 8000 peaks, Mount Manaslu(8161m), as well as Himalchuli and Ngadi Chuli. From Ngadi, our path climbs steadily to Bhaudanda a small hindu village(1300m) with shops and tea houses. From Bhaudanda our trail abruptly dips to Syange(1080m). We’ll cross the Marsyangdi River on a suspension bridge and continue trek along the peaceful river and climb to the stone village of Jagat(1330).
From Jagat our trails descends crossing Ghatte Khola Stream and climbs again through forest finally reaching Chamje(1410m). From Chamje our path crosses to the east fork of Marsyangdi River. Soon we climb steep stone steps past the village of Sattale(1680m), past fields and rhododendrons along the river bank and later climb to the open plateau of tal(1700m). We continue gradually uphill,passing the villages of Khorte and Karte to finally we are reaching at Dharapani(1960m).
We start our journey early in the morning leaving Dharapani behind and walking towards Danakyu. We pass through Bagarchhap on our way. We also get to view Danakyu river on our way. Passing Timag River, we reach Chaurikharka. We keep walking enjoying the landscapes around and reach Latamro then Thankchowk shortly. There are a school and temple in the area. There is huge Marsyangdi river flowing down below on the right. We walk until reaching Chame. Chame is the Headquarter of Manang district and there is also a unique large white gate. We stay for the night at Chame.
The trek starts early from Chame towards Talekhu. We continue following the Annapurna route and walk ahead. We then reach Bharatang. After a short walk ahead we reach Chemyau Kharka where there is a memorial to Japanese mountaineer Akira Ochiai. We continue our walk and shortly reach Swargadwari bridge. Crossing the bridge and walking or sometime will take us to Dhikur Pokhari. We enjoy the beauty lush green forests around. The area is rich in natural beauty. We then keep walking until reaching Lower Pisang.
Today we leave Lower Pisang and head for Manag. We will be doing many uphill and downhill walk today. Our first stop will be Ghyaru. The village has the sparse population and has a monastery. From there we head towards Humde passing through Mani walls on our way. From there the trail heads towards Nawal. We walk for quite a long time and reach Mugje. We pass through many temples and Gompas on our way. The trail then takes us to Bhraka. We then cross the bridge over the Ghatte Khola and finally reach Manang.
Today is the acclimatization day to adjust our body to the rising altitude and take a good rest. We explore the areas observing the traditional and cultural life of Gurung community. We observe their lifestyle from near and interact with them. (hike up to Gangapurna glacier lake, Hundered lama or explore around Manang valley to resist your body with high elevation before crossing Thorongla).
Today there will be a mostly uphill walk. We start the trek walking towards Ghusang with Thorung river flowing on the left. We pass the human settlement area and then cross the mani wall and reach Ghayanchang. A little ahead there is a bridge over Ghyanchang river. We cross the river and walk ahead. We move ahead passing Thorung Khola. The area has vast grassland and there are tea shops around the area. We walk ahead towards Yak Kharka and finally reach there at the altitude of 4,050m. The area has few human settlements.
From Yak Kharka we walk ahead uphill towards Ledar. We then reach the ledar and walk ahead towards Kone Khola. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the stunning snow-capped peaks around on our way and crossing the bridge over the river. From there, walk towards the local tea house. We then reach tea house. There is a landslide area on our way to Thorong Phedi and we have to be extra careful in this area. From there, we walk for a while and reach Thorong Phedi.
We start our walk leaving Thorong Base Camp behind and walk uphill towards Thorong La pass. It is the world’s widest pass. From there the trail takes us steep downhill through Thorong Khola and passing Champarbuk. Further ahead we reach a barren and hilly area. From there the trail takes us to Muktinath. It is the place with huge religious significance both for Hindus and Buddhists. There are many other temples around the area. People take bath in the 108 water sprouts with a belief that it will clean away the sins and consider the water holy. We explore the area and spend the night at Muktinath.
Muktinath is a famous pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists alike. In the morning, we pay our visit to a Vishnu Temple and a Gompa. Descending from Ranipauwa village down the steep and barren hillside, we tumble down toward Kagbeni and then to Jomsom finally arriving at Marpha. The trail today is quite surreal as we trek along a plateau above Kali Gandaki River, the world’s deepest gorge. The barren landscape of this area resembles Tibet. Marpha is also famous as the apple capital of Nepal where one can enjoy different items made from apple. The local apple brandy of Marpha is famous all over Nepal.
The trekking trail descends steeply through forests to ghasa, the last thakali village and the southernmost limit of Tibetan Buddhism. The beginning part of the trail is stretched at almost flat level up to kalopani and then trial begins descending steeply to ghasa. The first part of the trek passes through the windy area covered with pine forests,rhododendron forests and birches are seen. The surrounding area of ghasa is famous destination for bisrd watching. Here you are quite amazed at the panoramic view of Mount Nilgiri North(7061m.) , Nilgiri South(6839m.) , Annapurna (8091m.) , Dhaulagiri (8167m.) and Tukuche peak (6920m.).
The trekking trail descends steeply up to Rupse Chhahara (Rupse Waterfall) which is amazing to look and enjoying the beauty. There is the deepest gorge of the world between two mountains Annapurna (8091m.) and Dhaulagiri (8167m.) facing each other near Rupse Waterfall . Now the trail ascends slightly to Tatopani(1190m.) through different human settlements . You can enjoy the hot spring at Tatopani as the word Tatopani is termed after the natural hot spring situated at the bank of Kali Gandaki River. It is popularly believed that taking bath in hot spring helps you to get rid of skin diseases.
We move from the Kali Gandaki and head up the Ghar Khola valley. The stream leads us through a terraced farmland with mountains all around. We pass through the villages of Shikha and Chitre before reaching a preetiest rhododendron forest. When in bloom the rhododendron trees with its average height of up to 100″ will be covered with pink or red flowers. Walking further we reach Ghorepani, a beautiful village located at a ridge top.
To capture the sunrise over the Himalayas, we make an early morning climb along the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft), the most popular trekking destination of the Annapurna region. It is also a beautiful viewpoint to enjoy the amazing views of Mustang, Pokhara and more than 20 of the highest mountains including the close-up views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The snowy peaks of the high mountains loom above and around us glowing in the morning light.
We enjoy the beautiful hill landscape of western Nepal on our way to Naya Pul. And drive back to pokhara .
Today is for sightseeing around Pokhara valley (Devi’s falls, Gupteshwor Cave,Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gorge,Gorkha/Mountain Museam,Tibetian refugee Camp, Boating in Fewa lake) free afternoon optional paragliding, Avia flight,Bungee Jump, Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
Morning overland drive to Kathmandu after a wonderful time on Annapurna round after 5-6 hours of nice scenic ride reaching Kathmandu
Final departure to your onward destination or additional trip..
1 Meals and drinking in Trek
The meals are included in our package which is taken in lodges. We will get breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights. Our guide will choose and stop for lunch on the available place for every day on a trek. We will request you to bring water and use medicine and drink freely or therefore you can also have options of buying purification water bottled or boiled water in every place as well
2 Medicines and first kits
Proper medicines and first aid kits are very essential for trekking. You might get physically hurt at high altitudes is easy due to the terrain and change in atmosphere. Unsuspecting trekker must always be prepared for any adversities that they could face even while walking through easiest trek some of the most essential items anyone must have in their first aid kit are below
Pain relief spray, ointment
Crepe bandage for sprain
And my other that are necessary which are hard to found in a rural area.
3 Trekking Seasons in Nepal
The trekking season in Nepal is generally known best as two seasons after falls and after the winter. Ever best season of trekking in Himalayan consider in the mid of September to mid of December. Each season has its distinct attraction to offers Nepal. Trekking season is classified as below
Autumn ( Sept- Nov)
Winter ( Dec-Feb)
Spring ( March-may)
Summer ( Jun- Aug)
This season is also considered as the best trekking season for the trekking in Nepal. Sep, Oct, and Nov are the fall in this trekking season in Nepal. This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views.
Winter (Dec- Feb)
This season is clear in Nepal. Dec, Jan, and Feb Months are a cold day in Mountain during this season Nepal is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with risks winds and colder temperatures. It will be ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.
During this season different varieties of wildflowers, especially the rhododendrons make the hillside which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. April and May’s months are fall-in this trekking.
Summer ( June- August)
June, July, and August months are the main rainy season. It also involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking condition unfavorable. During this season, it is times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valley and meadows blossom with flower and lush vegetation. Desert park of Nepal like mustang Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo region are the best season to do trekking which is summer trekking a great alternative behind the Himalayan rains shadow area.
4 Travel insurances
One of the most popular destinations in the world for the adventure trekking, Climbing and expedition is in Nepal, so most of that area is located in remote part in the Himalayan
Travel insurances in Nepal is definitely an Important consideration:-It play the vital role that you need to have travel insurance while doing traveling to Nepal and doing trekking, Climbing, and Expedition or any other adventure in Nepal. There are many types of travel insurance policies and which they all come with an incredible amount of fine print so, we request you need to very clear that what is covered and what is not covered on the travel insurance policy that you are going to buy in case if you need more information about travel insurances, please feel free to contact us.
5 Physical fitness
Physical fitness is an important part of any outdoor activity. It is probably less of an issue at the start than you might think. Trek is about taking your time settling your own pace and enjoying the experience to its fullest basically they are three components of in Nepal trek preparation:- Aerobic, strength, and mental. Aerobic conditioning is important primarily because you will trek in thinner air, up to 40 percent less than at sea label how as with good aerobic conditioning you will be able to better metabolize whatever oxygen is available to you.
Before your arrival in Nepal, you should plan on doing at least one hours of aerobic 3/4 times per week for 1 month. Jogging, hiking, cycling and walking on alley floor to ridgeline ascents with day back are some of the excellent forms of exercise so long as your strengthening ley muscles and building stamina. speed is not the essence confidence stamina and continuity are.
6 personal belongings
We are not answerable for any damage or loss of your any luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies airport or vehicles. That means your personal possessions luggage are at your risk at the times.
7 how to book your tour/ how to book with us
We request you, before booking any tour with us, please read all the term and conditions slowly read all the term and conditions slowly and thoroughly. You might also call us with any question prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Please fill out the form completely so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process The most important thing to understand that all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded and also to the level of service or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take as much as the time to get all questions answered so that when booking the trip/it is without trepidation.
8 Acute Mountain Sickness
Acute mountain sickness is common at high altitudes and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and include headache, loss of appetite and lethargy, nausea, bread hopelessness, and irritability. An altitude over 3000 meters (9843 Feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Treks are designed to properly acclimatize you to change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take almost caution. We will also equip our staffs with a cell phone and satellite phones in occurrence of any emergency cases. We are always greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.
9 Flight delays Internal
The major reason for the flight delays and the cancellation is due to the climate conditions and horal geographical setting of Nepal. The heavy rainfall the fog and unusual al winds cloud results in flight delays or sometimes cancellation airport lucks the instrument landing system for the domestic flights in case of any cancellations or flight delays do occur (highly chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla,Everest Reagan) we will also provide service to arrange a helicopter to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of civil aviation rule of Nepal which can state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. Therefore the cost ranges from used 350 to 650 according to the number of passengers.
10 Arrival Instructions
Outside the arrivals hall there will be a large group of people, Agents and individuals from many companies please don’t be a hassle by their people. We request you to Stop and look carefully for your name Our Aarohi Holiday representative will holding your name and encored you to the car and take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You will also see Men/taxi driver offering you to carry luggage at the Airport. So just ignore them and walk out the door with our airport representative and follow these instructions you also have to take care and keep an eye on your luggage and belonging to avoid any complicacies.
11 Visa Entry procedures
For entry into Nepal, the visitors except the Indian nationals must hold passport and valid visa. Visa entry procedure in Nepal can be obtained at The Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad Nepal visa is an important issued at the entry points like Kathmandu international airport upon arrival. We must not pay any visa fee for under 10 years children. If you’re willing to get Nepal visa required filling form truth passport, Photograph.
Visa on Arrival Tourist Visa
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Single entry 15 days us $ 25
Single entry 30 days us $ 30
Multiple entry 90 days us $ 100
Please, we request you to have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the time of entry and also have cash ready in us dolor for more information to the most up to date list of exceptions for visa on arrival or to obtain the most current visa, Visit the Nepal Department of Immigration Website.
12 Trekking Day
We will have to walk around 6 to 8 hours per day/ 10 to 12 km per day more or less. We will have our breakfast at the tea house and begin our trekking as in the middle of long trekking we will have our lunch at the tea house and after some time we will start the trekking again. However, will end our night will dinner at tea house take rest to have some fun and remaining trek we will start it again tomorrow after breakfast.