Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
Trip Style: Trekking
Transport: Public Vehicle & Flight
Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Teahouse or Lodge
- Fantastic views of the Himalayan peaks: Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri (the spectacular ice pyramid), Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail), including other mountain ranges
- Thorong-La Pass: the Famous viewpoint in the Annapurna region and the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit and also considered as one of the widest passes in the world
- The Kali Gandaki Gorge or Andha Galchi (between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna), the deepest canyon in the world
- Discover old monasteries situated in Braga
- Rhododendron Forests has more than 440 species of birds and animals like Marten, Deer, Langur Monkey and the exclusive Snow Leopard
- The Muktinath Temple: one of the most important shrines of both Hindus and Buddhists.
- View Sunrise and Sunset from Thorong La pass
- Experience the rich cultural ethnic community: Gurung and Thakali settlements in place such as Jomsom, and Manang
The 6-day Annapurna Circuit trek offers a condensed yet breathtaking experience through the Himalayas of Nepal. Starting in Chame, the trail takes you through diverse landscapes, from lush forests to arid terrains, providing a glimpse of the region's rich cultural and natural diversity. Highlights include the iconic Thorong La Pass, standing at 5,416 meters, and picturesque villages like Pisang and Manang. The shorter duration makes it an accessible option for those with limited time, offering a taste of the Annapurna region's stunning beauty and cultural charm.
What to Expect
- Airport Pickup and Drop
- Teahouse accommodation during the trek
- Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
- Local Bus Ticket (Kathmandu to Besishar, jeep to chame)
- Local Bus (Muktinath Jomsom to Pokhara)
- Tourist Bus Ticket (Pokhara to Kathmandu)
- Hotels in Pokhara with Breakfast (Twin Sharing)
- English Speaking Trekking Guide with Insurance, Transportation, Food and Accommodation
- All Trekking Permits (ACAP and TIMS Card)
- Use of sleeping bag & Duffel bag (if you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed)
- Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner
- A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude)
- All Government and Local taxes
- International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
- Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
- Meals in Pokhara
- Extra night accommodation in Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
- Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
- Travel and Rescue Insurance
- Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers
How to prevent Altitude Sickness Trekking in Nepal?
Altitude sickness is a serious issue in this trekking route. An altitude of 5416m is not a joke. You have to be cautious when it comes to altitude.
Anyone can get altitude sickness at this altitude. Level of fitness, age, and gender does not matter when it comes to altitude sickness. People may find it hard to breathe at around 4000m.
Symptoms of Altitude Sickness
- Difficulty sleeping
- Loss of appetite
- Vomiting and nausea
- Difficulty breathing
- Rapid heartbeat
If you see even a small sign and symptom, you have to take action. If you get altitude sickness while walking, descend asap if you can. If not, call for help. If you can descend by yourself, get to a lower altitude and catch your breath.