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18 Day Annapurna Circuit Trekking

By Himalaya Journey

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At a Glance

At a Glance

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.

Details

18 days 17 nights
Private trip
Up to 10 persons
Strict Cancellation

Activities

Hiking - Mountain

Suitable For

Backpackers
Solo Travellers
Small Groups

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You are a novice trekker and looking for a safe and comprehensive option that covers everything within the standard duration for the Annapurna Circuit trek.

What's included

What's included

  • Accommodation - 17 nights at Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room
  • Return Transfer from Kathmandu
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Kathmandu: Timing of your choice

Availability

Availability

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • Annapurna circuit trekking briefing with official arrangements.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu-Beshishar-Bulbule

2 Hour trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • 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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

5-6 Hours Trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

5-6 Hours Trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

5-6 Hours Trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

5-6 Hours Trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

Acclimatization/rest day

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • 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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

5 Hours Trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • 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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • 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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

4 Hours Trek

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

End of Trekking Program

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • 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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

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

Sighseeing

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • 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

Accommodation: Annapurna Guesthouse (Various) - Standard Room (Private)

  • After breakfast, relax or go shopping.

Meet your guide

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.
15 years experience
Fluent English

Himalaya Journey Policies

Himalaya Journey Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Himalaya Journey pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Trekkers should be in good physical health and decently fit.

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