Annapurna Circuit Trek / 21 Days

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Group Size

+2 People above

Trip Grade


Best Season

March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October & November



Max Elevation

5416m, Thorang La Pass


Full Board


Private Vehicle/Car/Jeep/Flight

Trip Route: Kathmandu - Jagat - Chame - Manang - Thorong La - Muktinath - Jomsom - Tatopani - Ghorepani PoonHill- Gandruk - Nayapul - Pokhara

Trip Overview

  • One of the most scenic and cultural treks in the Himalayas of Nepal.
  • Encountering Himalayan wildlife and flowers during your trek
  • Experiencing a mountain lifestyle and culture closely
  • Panoramic view of high hills and snow-capped mountains
  • Site visit and rest at the ancient Himalayan kingdom of Manang and Mustang
  • Holy Muktinath temple visit, ideal for the Hindu and Buddhist culture and tradition viewing
  • Himalayan sunrise over the peak with organic tea
  • Thorang La pass, Highest pass in Nepal and fourth highest in the world
  • Walking alongside the world,s deepest gorge made by the Kali Gandaki river
  • Taste of Himalayan cuisine and dairy products of Yaks and Chauri
  • Organic apple farms and apple products like chips and wine in multiple locations in the trail.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is a pristine trail centering the mighty Annapurna mountain range and going through many passes including the highest of Nepal- Thorang la Pass.

The Annapurna circuit trek as of today is one of the well-rounded and decorated trek routes in Nepal gifted with some of the most beautiful landscape on Earth. The trail has been unchanged from a long time which makes this classic trekking route more Annapurna Circuit Trek special than others. From different small and big villages, you will enter Nature in its purest form in the Annapurna Circuit Trek. With the ancient kingdom of Manang and Mustang within your reach, imagination doesn't bear fruits sweeter than this. With a terrain so different and unique, you will experience all of these in a brief span. The trek itself is not so extreme so amateurs and beginners can take on this adventurous journey too.

Besides the Marshyangdi River and through the rhododendron hills you will discover the Himalayas and its treasures. The luxury and satisfaction of completing this majestic journey is subtle as you can soak the beauty and natural scenery to your hearts fill. Each step you take will awaken a different heavenly surprise in the rocky hills or the grassy plains here. Pot your prayers in various monasteries and Stupas in the way leading you to the ultimate Hindu and Buddhist shrine of Muktinath. The fresh breeze and vibrant prayer flags will spread the positive vibe throughout your trek. Our team thought that any trekking service would be incomplete without the choice of Annapurna full circuit trek. We have done the trek ourselves and selected the best services and trail options for you needless to say with guides who have done it dozens of times before.

The Annapurna circuit trek is compatible with individual travelers too, so a solo expedition is also an option. People who love luxury mountain experience with treks are prone to choose this circuit before any other. One of the best trekking experiences in whole Asia, Annapurna circuit trek experience is best from March to May and from Mid-September to late October. Providing the memories worth your money, Himalayan Pic Du Midi present you the best trekking services of the Annapurna circuit trek.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Heritage Tour and Prepration for the Trek
Day 03: Drive to Jagat (1300m)
Day 04: Jagat to Dharapani(1860m)
Day 05: Dharapani to Chame (2670m)
Day 06: Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m)
Day 07: Pisang to Ngawal (3660m)
Day08: Ngawal to Manang (3540m)
Day 09: Manang Acclimatization day
Day 10: Manang to Churi Ledar (4200m)
Day 11: Churi Ledar to Thorang Phedi (4450m) and to High Camp (4800m)
Day 12: High Camp - Passing through Thorong la Pass (5416m) trek to Muktinath (3760m)
Day 13: Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m)
Day 14: Jomsom to Tatopani (1190m) by 4*4
Day 15: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2860m)
Day 16: Ghorepani to Poon Hill - Tadapani(2630m)
Day 17: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)
Day 18: Ghandruk to Pokhara
Day 19: Drive/Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 20: Cultural Tour of Bhaktapur
Day 21: Departure

Day to Day Itinerary

What's Included/Excluded

  • Four-nights Hotel in Kathmandu and two nights hotel in Pokhara with B/B basis
  • Teahouse Accommodation while on the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Nepali Kitchen
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee) while on the trek
  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara/Entrance Fee
  • All necessary paperwork and Annapurna Conservation Area Project/TIMS
  • Professional & government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Warm clothing and other required trekking gear for staff including porters woolen hat, gloves, shocks, shoes & sunglasses etc…
  • Entrance fee of all Monastery & Museums during the Trek
  • Medicine Box for Guide/Porters
  • Trekking Map
  • All government and Local Taxes
Not Included
  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel & Health Insurance
  • Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Water and deserts in Trek
  • Hot Shower/Battery Charges/International call/WIFI & Internet on trek
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation
  • Tips for guides and porters

Essential Information

  • 1 Pair of hiking boots
  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-20 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 10 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.