Trip Facts:

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Starts from
15 Days
Annapurna Region
Lunch and Dinner
Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal


Annapurna Circuit Trek

The Annapurna Circuit Trek offers a diverse and breathtaking experience, encompassing lush forests, terraced fields, charming villages, and majestic mountain vistas. Trekking through the Annapurna region allows travelers to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the local Gurung and Thakali communities while being surrounded by some of the world’s highest peaks.

Trip Highlights:

Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • Trekking through the picturesque villages of Pisang, Manang, and Marpha.
  • Crossing the Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek, with stunning panoramic views.
  • Visiting the sacred pilgrimage site of Muktinath.
  • Exploring the diverse landscapes of the Annapurna Conservation Area.

Trip Iterinary:

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel and meet your trekking guide for a briefing on the trek

Embark on a scenic drive to Besi Sahar, the starting point of the trek. From Besi Sahar, trek to Bhulbule and overnight at a teahouse.

Continue trekking along the Marsyangdi River, passing through picturesque villages and terraced fields to reach Chamje.

Trek through dense forests and charming villages to reach Bagarchhap, with stunning views of Manaslu and the Annapurna range along the way.

Trek through pine forests and barley fields to reach Chame, the administrative headquarters of the Manang District.

Take a rest day in Chame to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Optional hike to nearby viewpoints.

Trek to Upper Pisang, passing through apple orchards and traditional Tibetan-style villages.

Continue trekking to Manang, enjoying panoramic views of the Annapurna and Gangapurna ranges along the way.

Another rest day in Manang for acclimatization. Explore the village and visit the Himalayan Rescue Association’s clinic.

Trek to Yak Kharka, gradually gaining altitude and enjoying views of the surrounding mountains.

Continue trekking to Thorong Phedi, the base camp for crossing the Thorong La Pass.

An early start to cross Thorong La Pass, followed by a descent to Muktinath, a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists

Trek to Jomsom via Kagbeni, a picturesque village located at the confluence of the Kali Gandaki and Mustang Rivers

Take a short flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, where you can relax and enjoy the lakeside atmosphere.

Drive or fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara, where you can explore the vibrant capital city.


Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • Experienced trekking guide and porter(s)
  • Permits and entry fees to the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Accommodation in teahouses during the trek
  • Three meals a day during the trek
  • Airport transfers in Kathmandu


Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Travel insurance (required)
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, drinks, and souvenirs
  • Tips for guides and porters

Frequently Asked Questions:

ABC Trek

The best time to trek the Annapurna Circuit is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is mild and the skies are clear.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered moderately difficult, with challenging terrain and high altitude passes. However, with proper acclimatization and a reasonable level of fitness, most trekkers can complete the trek successfully.

While prior trekking experience is beneficial, it is not essential for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. However, a good level of fitness and preparation are recommended to enjoy the trek safely.