Annapurna Half Circuit Trek

(A Trek Around the Mighty Annapurna Massif - The Classic Trek of Nepal)


Facts of the Trek

  • Trip Grade : Difficult
  • Trip Duration : 18 Days
  • Maximum Altitude : 5418 m.
  • Hotel Kathmandu :
  • Best Season :
    Spring : Mar & Apr & May
    Autumn : Nov & Dec & Jan

This classic 18-day trek half around the famed Annapurna Massif till jomsom offers the most diversity of any trek in Nepal: fascinating ethnic groups each with their own language, incredible views of many of the Himalaya's famous high peaks, and constantly changing panoramas -from lush, tropical rice paddies and moss-laden rhododendron forests to Tibetan fortresses clinging to rocky cliffs.

Starting with a drive to Besisar we ascend along the Marshyangdi river valley. We pass beneath snow-capped Annapurnas II, III and IV and a range of 6,000m peaks stretching north to Tibet. Crossing Thorung La pass (5418m) to reach the holy shrine of Muktinath and the trip finish at Jomsom with taking flight to Pokhara.

Moderate to strenuous trekking between 2,000m and 4,400m with one pass crossing of 5,418m. Accommodation in comfortable lodges. The trek starts from Kathmandu and includes all meals, road-head transport, services of experienced local guide and porters to carry luggage. Clients carry day-pack only and walk at their own pace

Itinerary In Detail

  • Days 1 Arrival at KIM and transfer to hotel, hotel
  • Days 2 Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, hotel
  • Days 3 Drive to Besisar and trek to Bhulbule, lodge
  • Days 4 Trek to Chamje, lodge
  • Days 5 Trek to Tal, lodge
  • Days 6 Trek to Chame, lodge
  • Days 7 Trek to Pisang, lodge
  • Days 8 Trek to Manang, lodge
  • Days 9 Rest day and Explore Manang Valley, lodge
  • Days 10 Trek to Latter, Lodge
  • Days 11 Trek to Phedi, Lodge
  • Days 12 Cross Thorung La pass to Muktinath, Lodge
  • Days 13 Trek to Kagbeni, Lodge
  • Days 14 Trek to Jomsom and explore the village, Lodge
  • Days 15 Fly to Pokhara and short sight seeing in the city, hotel
  • Days 16 Drive to Kathmandu and free time, hotel
  • Days 17 Free day for shopping, hotel
  • Days 18 Final departure, transfer to airport
  • Note: We can customize this trek according to your travel needs.

Cost Includes in this program:

  • Airport/Hotel/ Airport pick up & drop by car/Van/Bus.
  • Accommodation with breakfast at 3 star deluxe hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara as per above Itinerary.
  • Kathmandu City Tours as per above Itinerary ., inclusive of tour guide, car / van
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner , 3 times a Day) with tea & coffee during the trek.
  • Tourist standard Guest house accommodation in the mountain ( twin sharing basis with Common Toilet)
  • One highly experienced, helpful , friendly English Speaking guide, & porters (One porter for 2 Client with maximum 10 kg per Client), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments
  • Domestic Flight & Domestic airport taxes If Required as per above Itinerary.
  • Annapurna conservation entry permit and TIMS Fee.
  • Farewell dinner at Last Night in Traditional Nepali Kitchen
  • All Land Transportation as per Itinerary ( Tourist & Public Bus)
  • Rescue Service Arrangement.

Cost Excludes in this program:

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu & Pokhara .
  • Travel insurance for cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take personal travel insurance with Rescue Evacuation Cover
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee - you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International airport - Kathmandu.
  • Departure airport tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 28
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry and telephone calls
  • Trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking stafffs, driver etc.

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