10 day Annapurna Circuit Express Trek

Annapurna circuit express trek is tailor-made tea house trekking for 10 days. It is best suited for those trekkers who want to enjoy short trekking in the limited cost and time frame.

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The itinerary is designed in such fashion that one can enjoy Annapurna region circuit hiking in short time period including food and permit. Annapurna Circuit Trek has its own distinct feature. Trekkers unanimously talk about the circuit for its scenic beauty of rivers, flora, fauna, and mountains despite road construction in modern days have threatened this classic trekking site. The trail passes through Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Kaski (Myagdi). The trekking goes anti-clockwise from Besisahar to Nayapul and reaches to Thorong La Pass at an altitude of 5416 m. It passes series of mountains like, Manaslu which is more than 8000m.


Itinerary

  • Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar

Early in the morning, we drive for Besishahar. While on a journey of around 6 hours we will enjoy countryside Nepal, its greenery, rivers, and hills. We will spend a night in Besishahar.

  • Day 2: Drive to Chame

    After breakfast at the hotel in Besishahar, drive with local sharing jeep till Chame ( District Headquarters) takes 6 hours. The route to Chame is very interesting and exciting. En route we will get the view of several mountains namely-- Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV. We will spend some time at hot spring before halting a night at Chame.

  • Day 3: Chame to Upper Pisang

    Today, our trail goes through a steep and narrow valley. Here, we get the first view of Paungda Dada. It is a curved rock face that rises 1500m from the river. It is a kind of its own view point from where we get memorable view of Annapurna ll at south and Pisang Peak at north-east. Finally, we descend to Manang Valley where we spend our night at Upper Pisang.

  • Day 4: Upper Pisang to Manang

    We follow the route which goes through Geru. We choose this trail because it gives you an opportunity to view Mt. Annapurna, Pisang Peak, among others. Climate of Manang is cold and dry. In Manang we visit Barge Monnastery. It is a biggest monastery in Manang district. We spend our night at Manang.

  • Day 5: Manang to Yak Kharka/Ledar

    Today, we cross a stream to reach Tenki village. Our trail continually moves ahead until we reach at the valley of Jarsang Khola (River) . From Jarsang Khola we move towards Ghunsa. On the way we will see pasture land of horses and yaks. Further, we cross a small wooden bridge near Mani wall to reach Yak Kharka. Ledar is an hour on away from Yak Kharka. In Ledar we will spend our night.

  • Day 6: Yak Kharka/Ledar to High Camp

    From Ledar we move towards Thorang Phedi. It is a rewarding trip that gives view of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan. We halt at High Camp as it is an hour away from Thorang Phedi .

  • Day 7: Yak Kharka/Ledar to High Camp

    From Ledar we move towards Thorang Phedi. It is a rewarding trip that gives view of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan. We halt at High Camp as it is an hour away from Thorang Phedi .

  • Day 8: High Camp to Muktinath and drive to Jomsom

    Today, we cross Thorong La Pass. It is one of the highest passes of the world. To cross this pass we choose the safest and easiest way which is from east to west (Manang to Muktinath). For this, we wake up early in the morning at around 3:00 am. Reaching at the top will assure that your trip is really worthy. We will capture the moment in our camera and head towards Muktinath Valley. From here we drive to Jomsom where we will spend our night.

  • Day 9: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara

    We catch a flight to Pokhara from Jomsom. Pokhara is a city of lake where you can enjoy your leisure time roaming around lakeside. Or, if you want to fly Kathmandu then you will also get direct flight from Jomsom.

  • Day 10: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Today, we will drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara. We will have some leisure time in Kathmandu. Today, we will organize farewell dinner for you. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.


    Inclusions

  • Free airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip

  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara

  • Trekkers information management system. (Tims Card) Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit. (ACAP Permit)

  • Local bus to Besishahar and local sharing jeep till Chame

  • 1 night accommodation in Pokhara and Kathmandu

  • Trekking Map

  • Complete free trekking information before going to trek

  • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the trek in Kathmandu

  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek

  • All nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking

  • An experienced licensed holder guide and needed number of porters as per your group size

  • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team)

  • Foods, accommodations and local tax for guide & porters


Exclusions

  • Your travel insurance

  • Nepal entry visa fees

  • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)

  • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking

  • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers


    Pricing Catalog

  • From $127- - $1470 per pax. Max 12 in a group.

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