Annapurna Circuit Trek - 17 Days

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Duration: 17 Days

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Accommodation: Lodge to lodge

Trek Style:

Group Size: 1 and up to 25

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Trip Highlights:

  • wonderful presentation of Mother Nature and Culture of Annapurna region
  • the ancient historical district Lamjung.
  • playing with the small villages, lush green forests, birds, flora,fauna, peaks and hills

  • world’s highest pass in mountain called Thorong la Pass in Manang

  • Kaligandaki river and Muktinath temple gorgeous Rupse waterfall, Tatopani  (Natural hot water springs)

Are you bored with your daily chores of your life? Come; revitalize your creativity and sense of being through trekking in Nepal. Plan your holiday in Nepal. If you want to get repose from work and wants to be friend with the nature, peaks, hills and people then trekking in Nepal would be an ideal option. There are hundreds of trekking trail to visit in this diversified country. If you are looking for the trekking which comprises of flora, fauna, rivers, people, villages, peaks, hills and unique culture in Nepal then the trekking in Annapurna Circuit is the suitable medication to re-energize your body & soul.  Backpacker team of expert trekking guides and tour operator takes you the land of extreme diversification with the wonderful presentation of Mother Nature and Culture of Annapurna region and its surrounding. 

The Annapurna circuit trekking starts from the ancient historical district Lamjung. The bus drive from Kathmandu to Lamjung district headquarter and then upto the Jagat in a Jeep drive then the trekking gets started from this ancient historical district of Nepal. The unification campaign of Nepal started from this very district before the rise of Prithvi Narayan Shah the great king of Nepal in Gorkha. Dravya Shah won the race to become the king of Ligligkot in Lamjung which eventually became the stepping stone for the unification of various states into one Nepal. The remains of fort could be seen on the way to Annapurna Base Camp through Lamjung. The trip encounters the river Madi with whom trekkers trek uphill and downhill being friend with the whistling sound of the river. The folklore playing in the Gurung, Sherpa and Tribal community on the way would be fascinating. The hide and seek playing with the small villages, lush green forests, birds, flora, \fauna, peaks and hills would make you feel majestic in 6 days of walk. Eventually, after a week of trekking we reach at the world’s highest pass in mountain called Thorong la Pass in Manang. Then the trip takes you to the comfortable downhill along the Kaligandaki river up to Muktinath temple in Mustang. The Kaligandaki Gorge is the highest gorge in the world which has been featured in National Geography Channel also. The fascinating temple on the lap of mountain lies the Muktinath temple. The ever flaming light of eternity and serene beauty as well as the holiness of the temple would enthrall your imagination regardless of which religion that you follow. Thenafter, our trekking to Ghorepani poon hill gets momentum passing by the gorgeous Rupse waterfall, Tatopani (Natural hot water springs) along the way. The romantic scenes of sun kissing the tip of snow capped mountains while rising would be an added tool for your motivation. The Poon Hill offers the magnificent view of the sun and we are sure that when you go back your home and see the sun you would love the moment spent in Poon Hill. The gradual descent from the Poon Hill to Ghandruk Village (model village of Gurung Community in Nepal) would treat you with the rich culture and traditions of Mongolian tribes. The cultural shows and the rural life of Ghandruk would make you feel awestruck. After long journey of around 17-18 days we reach to the lake city Pokhara. The Pokhara would unique for you as it serves the urban facilities as well as the visual delights in and around the city. Overall, you would have a wonderful vacation in Nepal.

So, join the bandwagon of Backpacker for the tour and trek of your life. Witness the Himalayan wilderness with the expert guided trekking in Nepal offered by the Backpacker Treks & Expedition. Pack your bags; Backpacker is here for all the fellow trekkers.

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Airport picks up and drops.
  • All surface transfers as per itinerary.
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  •  Nayapul-Pokhara ground Transportation.
  •  Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
  •  All necessary paperwork.
  • Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
  •  Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
  •  All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
  •  Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
  •  Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
  •  Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  •  Farewell, dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.

Cost Exclude

  • Visa :- ( Nepal entry visa fee)
  • Airfare :-( International air fee).
  • Meals :-( Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu is excluded. Except welcome and fare well dinner)
  • Drinks:-
    1. All cold drink any beverage are not included on your trip price.
    2. Drinking Water also not included in trip cost.
  • Insurance:
    (Note: - You have to make your travel and rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel.
  • Optional Excursion: We provide such service with extra charge.
    (Note:- Our option excursion are culture trip, Festival trip, monastery meditation with Lama and Monks, Bird watching, Farming trip other things as per clients interest).
  • Trekking Equipment:
    (Note: - Clients them self have to arrange personal trekking equipments such as- trekking pole).
  • Tipping:
    (Note: - Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package).
  • Others:
    1. Personal expenses such as phone calls, Internet, Laundry, Bar Bill and extra porters.
    2. During your trek hot shower is not included.
    3.Cost arising out of land slide, Road Blocked, Rescue of any form, Cancellation of flight or Reasons beyond our control.
    4. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.Upon arrival at Kathmandu, Backpacker Expedition Treks Pvt. Ltd will be your trustworthy travel companion until you depart for your home country. We will accommodate our valued customers in the three-star hotel in Kathmandu. We take care of the room and breakfast of our valued customers during their stay in Kathmandu Valley.

Day 02 Drive from Kathmandu to Synge/Jagat (1100m) Drive along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Dumre and then follow the narrow road by the Marsyangdi River to BesiSahar and again jeep drive to synge or Jagat It takes about 6 hours.

Day 03Trek Jagat to Dharapani (1960mwe will depart Jagat on foot. Our trail winds up to Chyamje. After crossing a suspension bridge, the path takes us uphill through the oak forest. We’ll maintain taking walks for some time till it emerges into a valley. We pass the village of Kodo and ascend to the village of Dharapani.

Day 04Trek Dharapani to Chame (2630m)On day four of the Annapurna Circuit trek the trail climbs along the mule music right into a fir forest after which follows the river along the better all oak and maple trees. at the manner you will be awe- struck through fantastic perspectives of fundamental Himalayan peak

Day 05Trek Chame to Pisang (3300m) Our trial now follows a steep and narrow river valley winding via deep woodland. The view of Pisang peak and Annapurna II on our way is genuinely awesome.

Day 06Trek Pisang to Manang (3570m)This day we can take the upper course to Manang thru Ghyaru - Ngawal – Mungji. we will revel in more breathtaking surroundings because the towering, majestic peaks crush our senses with panoramic perspectives of Annapurna, Pisang top, and numerous others. we can note an exchange in the landscape and vegetation from these days. The cold dry weather creates a far harsher surroundings. Our short visit to Barge monastery, the largest in the entire district of Manang might be memorable.

Day 07Manang - Rest daytoday is set apart for acclimatization to the better altitude. We’ll spend our time journeying the monastery with an aspect journey to Gangapurna Lake. We can also look around the neighborhood villages and visit the Himalayan Rescue association sanatorium.

Day 08Trek Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m)From Manang village, the trail crosses a stream, ascends to the village of Tenki above Manang, after which keeps climbing out of the Marshyangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. We’ll then observe the valley northward, passing pastures and a scrub of juniper timber, as it gradually gains elevation. similarly on we pass the small village of Ghunsa - a cluster of flat dust roofs just under the trailhead. Now the path is going via meadows where horses and yaks contentedly graze. We cross the river on a wood bridge and passing ancient Mani wall in a pleasant meadow earlier than arriving at another small village - Yak Kharka. mild however sluggish ascent is the important thing to keeping off altitude issues.

Day 09Trek Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m)On day 9 we will make our way to the foot of the bypass to Throng Phedi. this is a small but busy agreement catering to the needs of tired trekkers and climbers. groups inclusive of ours use this factor as a base camp. some contributors of the organization might want to hike to the excessive Camp nowadays to make next day less difficult for them –despite the fact that the Backpacker Treks group have reservations about this. there may be a difficult day deliberate for day after today and we stop at Thorong Phedi so as to sleep soundly (rather than danger a less non violent night time inside the higher altitude at excessive Camp).

Day 10Trek Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) crossing over Thorong La Pass (5416m)we will make an early start on our climb to the skip. We need to be fresh for the preliminary stage of ascent is very steep. As we approach the height the trail becomes slushy from melting snow. After making our way thru rocky ridges, we arrive on the pinnacle of the bypass (5416m). The pinnacle gives an indescribably magnificent 360-degree landscape of snow-capped peaks extending northwards into Tibet. looking again, we are able to see numerous peaks of Annapurna and in the front of us is the beautiful gorge of Kali Gandaki. Our path then descends steeply all the way down to Muktinath (3800m) - an crucial pilgrimage sight for Hindus. it's far a special location and domestic to many ethnic Tibetans and devout Buddhists.

Day 11Trek Muktinath to Jomsom (2600m) After touring the holy temple of Muktinath, we are near finishing the Annapurna Circuit Trek as we hike to Jomsom.

Day 12Trek from jomsom to Ghasa (2013m.)Trek from jomsom to Ghasa (2013m.) which takes about 7 hours.from the trail can see the mt.Dhauagiri,Nilgiri,and Annapurna ranges

Day 13Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m.) Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m.) which takes about 5 hours it amazing place for overnight to have hot spring bath

Day 14Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2853 m.) The trail gives you dual experience i.e. lavish rhododendron forest view and the steep upwards hill walk tiredness. The body starts draining out but the soul remains busy in the majestic view of the lust forests and the chirping sounds of birds on the route. The casual talk with the trekkers and porters on the way to Ghorepani would also gives you chance to explore the sociological and anthropological experience.

Day 15Trek from Ghorepani to Pokhara which takes about 4 and half hours. The main feature of this part of the trek is the opportunity to see the sunrise from Poon Hill. We recommend fellow trekkers to move early to Poon Hill for the earliest view of sunrays in the snow capped mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), VarahaShikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), LamjungHimal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. We again descend back to Ghorepani for breakfast and get ready for trek Ghorepani to Pokhara.

Day 16Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu.Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Pokhara along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests. -

Day 17Departure to final Destination (Farewell) We always feel very sad at this very juncture that our companion of trekking for the moment ends here and in the meantime we also feel relaxed that we were able to serve you with the best trekking experience that you ever get in your lifetime while trekking. We would leave no stone unturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.

Upon Arrival 

Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.


Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.

Meals and drinking Water

The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.

Visa requirement 

You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.

International flight accessibility to Nepal

Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu.

Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.

Customs Formalities 

Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.

Inexperienced Channel

The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.


Passengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.


Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons.  So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah direction close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.

Currency and Foreign Exchange

At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee.  1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.

Journey insurance

We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.

High Altitude sickness

You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.


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Booking method

To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu.  We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at:


Trip Note

If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.