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18 Day Annapurna Circuit Trekking

By Himalaya Journey


18 days 17 nights
Private trip
Price from USD$1,285 NPR142,249.50 per person
The 18 Day Annapurna Circuit is a trek within the mountain ranges of central Nepal. The total length of the route varies between 160–230 km. It is suitable for novices in decent physical shape. Eighteen days is the standard amount of time for the trek.
  • Airport pick-up and transfer to hotel.
  • One night accommodation in Kathmandu (3-star hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide
  • One Trekking porter per pair (one porter carries only 30 kg as per rule and regulation of Nepal workers Union)
  • Kathmandu Beshishar overland transportation by local bus
  • Trekking accommodation in trekkers lodge/Tea house
  • Three-time meal during the trekking - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Desert/fruit after having dinners
  • Trekkers information management system permit (TIMS)
  • Annapurna Conservation area project fee
  • Jomsom Pokhara flight ticket (USD 123 according to present flight fare)
  • One night hotel accommodation in Pokhara (two-star hotel)
  • Pokhara Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus
  • Full day Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour
  • Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing with private vehicle
  • Trekking guide's and porter's daily allowances, meals, accommodations & salary
  • All program as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Overland Transportation
  • Tourist service charge, Vat.
  • Office Service charge
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff
  • Airport drop-off
  • Lunch & Dinner during Pokhara stay
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Domestic flight ticket (Pokhara-Kathmandu flight $125 per person )
  • Personal equipment
  • High-risk medical insurance
  • Hot drinks
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Telephone calls
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tips
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

Meet your guide

Himalaya Journey

They have been operating for nearly 16 years, and throughout the years, they have been engaging in sustainable business practices and treat all their guides super well. They have not received any complaints because they do all they can for their customers. Their guides are all local experts and will provide the highest level of knowledge and information to create an unforgettable experience for the participants.
14 years experience
Fluent English


Trips available daily
Dec 12
Dec 13
Dec 14
Dec 15
Dec 16
Dec 17
If you require an earlier date, please request to book.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kathmandu

  • Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m)
  • Transfer to hotel
  • Annapurna circuit trekking briefing with official arrangements.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu-Beshishar-Bulbule

2 Hour trek

  • Breakfast
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar (823m), approximately 5-6 hours.
  • Trek to Bulbule (967m), approximately 2 hours.
Day 3: Bulbule-Bahundada

5-6 Hours Trek

  • Bulbule trek to Bahundada (1311m), approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 4: Bahundada-Jagat

5-6 Hours Trek

  • Bahundada trek to Jagat (1314m), approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 5: Jagat-Dharapani

5-6 Hours Trek

  • Jagat trek to Dharapani (1943m), approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 6: Dharapani-Chame

5-6 Hours Trek

  • Dharapani trek to Chame (2713m), approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 7: Chame-Pisang

5-6 Hours Trek

  • Chame trek to Pisang (3185m), approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 8: Pisang-Manang

  • Pisang trek to Manang (3440m), approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 9: Manang

Acclimatization/rest day

  • Hike up to Ice lake or Tea shop nearby Gangapurna base camp where you will see panoramic Himalayan scenery including Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna, Pisang peak, Thorung peak, Peak 38 etc.
  • Overnight at Manang village.
Day 10: Manang-Yak Kharka

4-5 Hours Trek

  • Manang trek to Yak Kharka (413m), approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 11: Yak Kharka-Thorung Phedi

5 Hours Trek

  • Yak Kharka trek to Thorung Phedi (4640m), approximately 5 hours.
Day 12: Thorung Phedi (4640m)/Thorung High camp(4800m) -Muktinath(3802m)

6-7 Hours Trek

  • Thorung Phedi (4640m)/Thorung High camp (4800m) via Thorung La pass (5416m) trek to Muktinath (3802m), approximately 6-7 hours.
Day 13: Muktinath-Kagbeni

3-4 Hours Trek

  • After breakfast, Muktinath trek to Kagbeni (2667m), approximately 3-4 hours.
Day 14: Kagbeni-Jomsom

4 Hours Trek

  • Kagbeni trek to Jomsom (2725m), approximately 4 hours.
Day 15: Jomsom-Pokhara

End of Trekking Program

  • After breakfast in the early morning, fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (915m), approximately 20 minutes.
  • Transfer to hotel.
  • This is the end of the trekking program.
  • Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 16: Pokhara-Kathmandu

  • Pokhara to Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus. Drive approximately 5-6 hours
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Kathmandu-Kathmandu valley


  • After breakfast, HJT tour guide will take you for historical monuments sightseeing in Kathmandu valley such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Goddess Kumari, legend of Kathmandu valley, Monkey temple(Swyambhunath), Patan Dubare square, Mahabudhha, Golden temple etc. and in the evening farewell dinner in a Nepalese Restaurant.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 18: Kathmandu-Kathmandu International Airport

Free & Easy

  • After breakfast, relax or go shopping. A Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport.



The timing is flexible.
Kathmandu Airport
The timing is flexible.
Kathmandu Airport

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.

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