Annapurna Thorong La Pass Circuit Trek & Annapurna round trek, cost, Itinerary 2018

16 Days, Kathmandu-Kathmandu

16 Day Adventure into the Heart of the Annapurna thorong la pass  circuit  trekking  in Himalaya.

The Annapurna circuit Trekking  contains some of the most beautiful scenery in all of the Himalayas. Their massive snow capped peaks and turquoise blue lakes make for incredible sights to behold.

The region contains wonderful hot springs, raging rivers, impressive waterfalls plus awesome flora and fauna. The local residents are the wonderful Gurung people who have lived and farmed on terraced land for centuries. The trek begins in the sub-tropical regions of Besisahar and reaches alpine settings of Thorong La Pass at 5,416 meters (17,768 ft.)

Along the way, there are incredible views of the snowcapped peaks, which include Annapurna I (10th highest mountain in the world) along with Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre and more.

The trail starts out following the Marsyangdi River as its boils and races down its watercourse. The train passes through forests of oak, pine and rhododendron. There are deer in the lower elevations and in the alpine regions, you will see blue sheep. If you are lucky, you may even see a snow leopard, which inhabit the snowy regions of the mountains.

Bird lovers will enjoy their time up in this area as there are blood pheasants, multi-colored impeyans, koklas and many more birds. During migration season, it is quite common to see birds who normally reside in Siberia. And there are plenty of colorful butterflies.

The central village that you will trek to is Manang, home of Gurkha soldiers. It is from these villages that their sons have filled the ranks of the famed Gurkhas who make up the highly decorated units of the British and Indian armies.

There will even be a visit to Muktinath Temples, the sacred site to Hindus and Buddhists where an eternal flame has burned for centuries. This has been a very popular pilgrimage spot for well over 1000 years.

This 16 day trek features just nine days of trekking. There will be a day to explore the wonderful UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu, plus time to visit the lakeside city of Pokhara in the very heart of the Annapurna Mountains.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a delightful adventure that takes you into the very heart of the wonderful snow capped peaks of the Annapurna Mountains. If you are in good physical condition, you can easily make this trek. Be sure to consider booking your adventure of a lifetime on the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Your representative at Nepal Planet Treks & Expeditions will make this special trip a reality for you.


Day by Day Itinerary

When you enter in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition’s airport representative will meet you and finish the formalities (Visa, etc), you have to verify our agent with a exhibit board at the entry gate. You will then move to the hotel. In the late afternoon, you will have a welcome dinner at a traditional Nepalese restaurant and see a Nepalese cultural program and get pleasure from fine meal. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Today, you will be go around cultural word heritage places in Kathmandu valley which is well-off for its culture as well as temples; the most holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath Stupa (monkey temple), the world biggest Stupa, Boudhanath, and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square, and astonishing Kumari extensively known as Living Goddess in Basantapur , Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After having breakfast, we will drive to   Beshisar  from Kathmandu via Prithivi Highway witnessing arresting landscape of Marsyangdi River and  after  reach  to  Beshishir town   then around  2 hour walk to reach to Bhulbhule Village. over night Bhule Bhule.

Today After breakfast  walk to  Jagat, we go behind the twisting peak lane down all the way via  Khudi village and  Bhaun dada . The track will be followed by abruptly rose ascend and the trail is cut into the perpendicular face of cliff in the region of 200-300m above the river. Eventually we move down to the stone community of  Jagat Overnight in .

From Jagat, today we move toward the river and after that start to go up another time through the woods. We will arrive at Chyamje, here we can see a superb cascade on the reverse bank. Then, we traverse one of the suspension bridges and go on a heaving trail on top of the river. We come downhill to a green riverbank and move to Tal encompassing teahouses and lodges. Leaving from Tal, the valley narrows, and the trail turns out to be lofty and winding. Before the lane moves downward we have some extra cliff-walking then we approach to cross a suspension bridge, and walk up and finally arrive at Dharapani.

Today it we ramble for 6 to 7 hours to reach the destination at Chame from Dharapani. Here you will view the changing plants, inhabitants and the panorama too change. The trail then mounts through pine woods to Bagarchhap, the first population on the walk with distinctive Tibetan architecture. After that we move toward Danaque passing via farm, eye-catching pine forest with the view of enormous peaks of Annapurna II and Lamjung. Then, the path follows the flow Marsyangdi and passing by the community of Latamanang and Koto. After about half an hour walk you arrive at Chame for staying overnight at the hotel.

Observing the view of Lamjung Himal (6893m) incredible in the first gleams of sun, we start for trekking to Pisang. An eye-catching waterfall can be observed near Brathang village. With Pisang Peak, you can also notice the east mountain of Annapurna II. After that, we get nearer to an extended Mani wall and stroll on the path of village of Pisang. We march for in the region of five hours to reach Pisang.

From Pisang village today walk to Manang valley. We, catch a steady rise route for half an hour to arrive at the top and acquire our primary sight of the Manang valley. This exciting spot bestows superb sights of the valleys, Humde community and the immense peaks of Annapurna II, Gangapurna, and Chulu east, Tilicho, Pisang peak and several more. The trail moves more to Humde and pleasurable stroll will take you to the Braga community. From here plant life changes, you will see the distinction of panorama and dried up peak hills. We get to Manang for the night from Brathang after around half an hour walk.

Today  We will spend a day in Manang Village resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the altitude of (35440m/11,883ft). You have full day leisure or visit some View Point  area for wonderful panoramic view  around  Manag village with encircled by some amazing scenery -Annapurna III (7,555 m), Gangapurna (7,454 m), Tilicho (7,132 m), to the South, to the West lies Chulu West (6,583 m) and Chulu East (6,059 m) to the North. Over night Manag.

We hike from Manang after finishing our breakfast where the landscape is more like Tibetan flat terrain. We will feel hard to breathing and take more time to wrap the short distance with the magnificent view of Annapurna Himal, peak 29 and Himalchuli. Climb the track and passing through the community of Gunsang, we come transversely through the Gundog River through a wooden bridge. We move toward the small area of Ledar. It will walk for around three hours.

After leaving Ledar, we stroll for around three hours to get to Thorung Phedi. We rise steadily to an edge and then walk downward to the Marsyangdi and trek from side to side to an enclosed wood bridge. After a small way up the peak lane on the right shore, we walk a slender track and then go down to Thorung Phedi. Overnight at Thorung Phedi.

This is the challenging day of the whole trip. We start our trek very early in the morning. Then the path becomes steepest at first and takes us to the elevated camp. We will observe the wonderful sunrise and view of the enormous mountains from throng pass. We continually walk to the top which takes about 3 to 4 hrs to the top and observe charming scenery. We move downward to the Mustang area and the Kaligandaki valley far beneath to the West. Finally, we arrive at Muktinath after 7 to 8 hrs lengthy walk and for the night at lodge.

Early morning we will visit the Lord Vishnu at Muktinath Temple. The temple is located on a lofty mass range and we can also see one hundred eight taps that pours sacred water. It is thought that one have to visit the holy place after concluding pilgrimages in India which is named as four Dhams. Likewise, the Jwala Mai temples close by holds a spring and an unending light lit by natural gas. Overnight at hotel.

Today, after finishing our breakfast we will soar from Jomsom to reach Pokhara and will have extra time in afternoon in Pokhara and go around the valley. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

We can then fly back or take a vehicle to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara. In the evening, in Kathmandu we will have farewell dinner together. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Our journey ends on the 16th day. Our representative will guide you to the airport and present farewell greetings.

What's Included?

Service includes

  • Pickup and  drop international ariport
  •  two night  Hotel in kathmandu BB.
  • All transport via bus.
  • Annapurna Conservation Entry Permits
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS Cards)
  • Three meals a day breakfast launch dinner
  • Accommodation in mountain at tea house lodge
  • Guide: English speaking, insured, registered, well-equipped, salary, food and accommodation One porter between two.
  • Emergency co-operation service, Medical kit box, safe drinking water
  •  Jomsom to Pokhara Via flight.
  • Pokhara Hotel with meals.

Service excludes

  • Bar & beverage bills, Tea/coffee nature of personal expenses, Bottled water, desserts, heater,shower, insurance, personal clothes, tips to the staff, and service not mention.

Essential Infos

Infos - Before departure

Travel Insurance

It’s a situation upon becoming a member of any of Nepal Planet’s journeys that everyone customers be insured for extensive costs that could incur because of medical issues or injuries (this consists of helicopter rescue, treatment costs and air ambulance). Please note that we don’t arrange or sell coverage.

Accomodation

Nepal planet company is the best all kinds of hotel accommodation provided in Kathmandu pokhara, and among other city, with teahouse for during the trek, like your suitable budget requirements as well. Also an all-inclusive listing of tea houses, homestay, guest houses and hostels are available. The most wonderful issue about those accommodation services is the perfect combination of international standard and Nepalese hospitality. Even though single rooms are available in Kathmandu and the trekking areas at lower elevation, it might be hard to locate them at higher elevations.

Meals

Some point of our trekking area, we are able to enjoy real Nepalese meals as properly the common international delicacies food (Tibetan, continental, Indian, Italian and so on.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea-houses or from a hotel menu wherein we spend the night time whereas lunch may be served on the next following destination. All meals can be supplied at some stage in trekking while only breakfast could be available at Kathmandu and Pokhara. You will also welcome and farewell dinners for visitors.

Acclimatization

To make a sure you go back from trekking and hiking trip in the Himalayas in Nepal with a lot of satisfied and unforgettable memories, it’s far essential which you’re aware of the altitude acclimatization required through the human body in mountain situations. Advisable acclimatization is most important in our trekking routes are planned specifically to allow a sluggish gain in altitude with lots of our treks having extra days to permit time for acclimatization. By using slowly gaining height we attain the blessings of a gradual advantage in fitness and acclimatization. We provide advice about acclimatization and with the sensible technique we take all of our treks, anyone who is suit and healthy must have few issues.On our Trekking and climbing trip in Nepal.

Leader & Staffs Arrangements

We have professional and experienced Leaders who are responsible for tours and treks. They’re the only who keep our name and fame of our workplace. We’re proud to have them as our leaders. Leaders lead the excursion and trek in Nepal, Tibet, India and Bhutan. We have experienced of workers who have worked in excessive altitude for long time with us. Our staffs are loyal, faithful, hardworking and constantly dedicated to their paintings. Our group is continually at the pinnacle. The trek and expedition leaders have passed through the subsequent trainings:

  • Intensive Wilderness First Aid
  • Trekking Guide Training
  • Eco Trekking Workshop and Adventure Meet
  • English Language
  • mountaineering, mountaineering and mountain climbing (for excursion leaders)

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Fitness is wealth. Last healthful we would have the ability to finish the journey (trek and tour) with none trouble. So, preparation must be completed months ago. Like for Kailas journey we would be heading to over 5620 meter pass. So, for this experience we should be organized from around 3 months in advance.Like we would need to walk every day. Do normal workout which maintains us healthy at the same time as we are at discipline.Enjoy is different essential factor.We have to hike to hill. We should sluggish down our pace. It is right to be blanketed from the wind, rain.Like we should wear down jackets with layers to get protected.

Equipments & Packing List

This list is a guiding principle that will help you to your adventure. Also keep in mind that the gadgets listed below will vary a little consistent with the season and the trek length. The weight limit for your bags is 20 kg. Remember the fact that your bags will be carried by using your porter. We also suggest that you pack only what is necessary.

Important documents and items

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport),
  • Proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Feet

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • With a waterproof shell outer (Seasonal

Lower Body

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Upper Body

  • T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Date & Price

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