SHORT ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK
Duration: 11 Days
Highest Altitude: 5416m
Min Age: 18+
Jan - Dec
Best Season: Mar-May and Sep-Nov
Fixable Departure: Seasonal Month/Day
Accommodation: Lodge and Tea house
Start and end in Kathmandu, the Annapurna Circuit Trek trip is a guided trekking tour that takes 18 days. It attracts many travelers throughout the year. Experience the perfect blend of beautiful nature, culture, and adventure during our Annapurna Circuit Trek. Traveling through Muktinath, Phedi and 12 other destinations in Nepal.
The spread route of this trek is also fascinating. There are four regions passing through on the trek; Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi. Lamjung and Myagdi of the lower elevations are both predominantly Hindu and with lush green subtropical valleys with villages and terraced farming.
On this incredible trekking adventure, Manaslu (8156 m), Annapurna 1 (8091 m) and Dhaulagiri (8167 m). Mt. Annapurna II (7940m), III (7550m), IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7220m), Tilicho Peak (7135m), Nilgiri (7040m), Mt. Fishtail (6998m), Lamjung Himal (6985m), Hiunchuli (6445m), Tukuche Peak (6920m) are more to be named among many other minor peaks; its an awe-inspiring place, the views are simply spectacular while encountering temples, monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes, spending days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. For six to seven hours a day, follow the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains Led by expert guides and assisted by support staff throughout, greeted by locals who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few ever experience.
Cost Includes (Short Annapurna Circuit Trek)
Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle
TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System),
Three meals a day (Breakfasts/Lunch/Dinners) with three cup of tea or coffee a day,
Tea house accommodation during the trek
English speaking guide
Porter service (1 porter between 2 person basic)
Accomodation, Food, Salary & insurance for staff
Snickers Chocolate for each person during trek
Snacks as Oreo cookie and peanut biscuit etc.
Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking entry permits
Two night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
One night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
Company Duffel bag and T-shirt
Kathmandu to Besisahar by bus.
Muktinath to Tatopani by bus.
Beni to Pokhara by bus.
Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
Cost Excludes (Short Annapurna Circuit Trek)
Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
Travel medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Nepal entry visa fee, International air fare
Tips for guide and porter (Tipping is expected)
Personal expenses such as: Alcoholic beverages, hot shower, water bottle, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donation etc
Extra night accommodation, Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara due to early arrival or late departure, early return from the trek.
Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include section
The stunning glimpse of Kali Gandaki Gorge
Astonishing view of Mountain Panorama beyond the Himalayas
Ancient settlements of Jharkot and Kagbeni
Holy bath under the in cold chilling water spouts in Muktinath temple
Most majestic views of Mt.Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri & Nilgiri
Trekking Pole/ Stick
Nepal Sim Card
Itinerary ( Short Annapurna Circuit Trek )
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar(760 m/ 2492 ft) 190 Km west of the Kathmandu Valley –6 -7hrs
Day 2Drive From Besisahar to Chame (2,710 m/8,890 ft),Distance(65 Km/40miles) by Local Bus 7 - 8 hours
Day 3Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,115m/10,200ft) - Walking Distance(13.2km/8.2 miles) - 5 hours
Day 4Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m/11,300ft)- Walking Distance(17km/10.6 miles) - 5 hours
Day 5Acclimatize at MANANG
Day 6Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka /Ledar(4,200m/14,275ft) - Walking Distance(9.4km/5.8 miles) - 3-4 hours
Day 7Trek from Yak Kharka to ThorongPhedi (4,525m/14,525ft) - Walking Distance(9.6km/6 miles) - 4-5 hours
Day 8Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath Temple (3,760m/12,623ft) Via Thorung La high pass (5,416 m/17,756 ft) - Walking Distance(16 km/7.9 miles) - 9 hours
Day 9Drive from Muktinath to Jomsom and Tatopani (1200m/3,940ft)Distance(113km/70 miles) by local bus -6-7hrs
Day 10Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara (850m/2788 ft) Distance(197km/122 miles) by local bus 6 –7 hrs
Day 11Drive from Pokhara (820 m/ 2,690 ft ) to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,450 ft)Distance(200km/ 124miles) - 6-7hrs