Trip Difficulty: Moderate
Trip Style: Tea House Lodge Trek
Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House Lodge
Group Size: 1
Max Elevation: 5416 M
- Panorama View of the world’s 7th highest mountain, Dhaulagiri, and 10th highest mountain, Annapurna along with other peaks such as Machhapuchre, Gangapurnna, Tukuche, and Manaslu.
- Adventurous Thorang La (5416 m) pass
- Pleasant Golden and shimmering sunrise
- Pinkish trail decorated by Nepal’s national flower, the Rhododendron
- Enriched with Gurung, Tibetan, Thakali, and Magar (Poon) ethnic group culture and lifestyle
- Monasteries and caves formed on high cliffs
- Hills with vibrant shades of pink, brown, grey, and glaciers
- Desert landscape with spires and cliffs as well as dense green hills and woods
- The Deepest Kaligandaki Gorge
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a high desire for trekking enthusiasm as it is long, adventurous, challenging, and tempting. In the Annapurna circuit trek, you overcome most of the Annapurna Region leaving Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Annapurna Circuit trail offers the enjoyment of magnificent Manang, marvelous Mustang, and pretty Poon Hill.
The Annapurna circuit trek tends to form a circular path for travelers to explore the Annapurna massif from 360 directions. Annapurna Circuit Trek enables you to brighten your eyes with a bright collage of Himalayas as Machhapuchre (6,993m), Manaslu, Dhaulagiri(8,167m), Annapurna (8,091m), and Tukuche Peak.
The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
When the Adventure has no limit, one heads toward the most demanding and thrilling trek of Charming Annapurna Circuit Trekking enriched with culture, landscape, Himalayas, woods, rivers, flora, fauna, and local lifestyle of the countryside. From the far range of panoramic views to the closest view of the Himalayas, you are stunned by the ranges of nature’s beauty you encounter throughout the charming Annapurna circuit trekking. Thorong La thrills you and absorbs the most energy parallel supplying a pleasing view that energizes you in no time. Manang’s beauty nourishes you to accomplish the Annapurna circuit and Ghorepani treats you for the amazing accomplishment.
Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you from the lush subtropical region of Nepal to the barren alpine region to cross the challenging Thorang La Pass. The journey of the Annapurna Circuit Trek starts from Jagat (1,100m/ 3,608ft) and introduce us to the various typical Himalayan village of Nepal holding their ethnicity and an alluring backdrop of Himalayas. Historic monasteries and Buddhist blessings are abundantly blessed. Marsyangdi and Kaligandki valleys are traversed having a deep look at the world’s deepest Kaligandaki gorge. Annapurna circuit is not just confined to the Himalayas, barren land, George, and ridges but rather expands to paddy fields, subtropical forests, incredible waterfalls, and vibrant valleys. On the Annapurna circuit trek, we attend the altitude of (5,416m/17,768 ft) at Thorong La Pass.
Nepal Adventure Team offers the best service in the trek so you can contact us and team up to explore the Himalayas, hills, ridges, valleys, and tranquility of the trekking region of Nepal after the calmness of the COVID-19 pandemic in your area and around the world. Nepal Adventure Team is eager to guide and direct all the nature and trek lovers stuck at home during the pandemic.
Annapurna circuit trek is an early booking for 2024, and 2025 so kindly contact our team and call us directly (24/7) at +977 9851234322 (WhatsApp/Viber)
Passport and Visa
All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Getting a visa must be the easiest one though. You just have to go to the Nepalese Embassy/consulate in your country or it can also be obtained upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport. To get a visa, you need to bring 2 pp size photos, visa fees, and a valid passport.
Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost
15 Days – 30 USD
30 Days – 50 USD
90 Days – 125 USD
For more information, please contact the Department of Immigration.
Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 | 4438862 | 4438868 | 4433934
E-mail: [email protected].
Means of Transport
Transportation for Annapurna Circuit Trek is a private vehicle (Car, Jeep, or tourist bus) and Local bus and Jeep to Kathmandu and airport pick up and drop by car. Annapurna Circuit Trek transportation cost is already included unless otherwise noted.
Travel insurance is a must when you travel abroad. Therefore before you come to Nepal, please make sure you have your insurance documents with you since our insurance companies cannot insure foreign nationals. Because of the reason that they cover all the expenses if you face some unfortunate happenings and you have to be rescued or medically assisted during the trip or if your belongings are lost or stolen.
We have arranged for a single traveler to pay for a single trip only. He has to share the accommodation with other people of the same sex though while he can also join the other groups.
Foods and Accommodations
On the Annapurna Circuit Trek, all meals are provided during the trek while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu. Generally, traditional Nepalese(daal, Bhat, curry, and pickle), Tibetan, Continental, Indian, and other cuisines are available in the local lodges/teahouses. There will also be a welcome and farewell dinner for guests in Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you'll be staying in the best quality standard hotel, on a twin-sharing basis. On trekking, accommodations are simple yet comfortable on-mountain lodges. Toilets and bathrooms need to be shared in some teahouses.
Note: A single room is always available but only on special requests and spending extra bucks.
Health and Fitness Required
No previous experience is required since it's a moderate trek. But being a healthy person physically and mentally is very important. It is better if we prepare ourselves a few days/weeks prior to the start of the trek by jogging and running regularly since will be walking a lot of ups and downs in the hills, ridges, villages, and mountains. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions should inform us beforehand.
First Aid Kit/High Altitude Sickness
Nepal Adventure Team strongly suggests that you have your own personal first aid or medical kit. This trip takes you to some high altitudes though not much but the slow walks and regular stops between the walks will help you acclimatize to high altitude saving you from the high altitude sickness called AMS(acute mountain sickness). Gaining altitude without proper consideration of AMS is fatal.
Your Guide and Porter
Since mountain trekking takes you to remote places over high altitudes, the leader should have a piece of significant knowledge in the field so that he can wonderfully and safely lead you there clearing any obstacles on the way. We, Nepal Adventure Team can proudly say that our guides are highly qualified for the role. They are fully trained, experienced, and licensed. They have undergone a whole lot of training to make themselves useful in various situations and to make your journey a smooth and pleasant one.
Our porters are always fully equipped with the gears they need and as per the company policy, they are always insured and completely looked after. They are our backbone. We allow a maximum weight of 25 kg to be carried by one porter. We make sure that they are well-paid and well-treated.
Best Time to Travel
The best time for trekking to the Annapurna Circuit Trek is Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) because the weather is warm and moderate while the view and visibility are the best. The winter is also somehow fine but the monsoon is the less frequented time because of the occasional heavy rain and when the roads might be troublesome.
Equipment and Packing Lists
After booking with the Nepal Adventure Team, please pack the necessary items as listed:
- Travel documents: passport, visa (if you have one), travel insurance, air tickets, voucher, passport photo (x 2)
- Bank cards or credit cards, travelers' cheques, etc
- Comfortable boots and runners/sports shoes.
- 6-8 pairs of socks woolen/cotton.
- Fleece jacket, Down / Duvet Jacket, and Rain / windproof jacket.
- Gloves- 2 pairs.
- T-shirts 4-6 pcs, shirts(woolen/cotton).
- A cap for the day and a woolen hat or Balaclava for evening/morning wear.
- Short and tracksuits.
- Sleeping bag (4 seasons) with inner liner.
- Large and small towels.
- Water bottle.
- Sun /snow glass.
- Ski/walking poles (optional but useful).
- First Aid/medical kit.
- Duffel Bags(carried by porters or animals).
- Torch / Flashlights with spare batteries.
- Pen knife/ Swiss knife.
- Scarf/mask (for dust and wind).
- Personal hygiene stuff.
- Any other extras you feel are necessary like binoculars, cameras, books, journals, and more.
Trekking has been long established in Nepal, so the itineraries are modified and moderated in such a way that you can take it easy and slow. DO NOT RUSH AND ENJOY. There is plenty of time and the guide will keep track of you all the time. It might be a bit harder or a bit colder but you will get used to it.
Every traveler is different and they spend their own way. Some spend on food and drinks while others on souvenirs. Either way, consider your own spending habits and also tipping, emergency fund ($200), etc before you pack up and leave.
Trip Specific Safety
Your guide is always there for your safety concerns and looking after your valuables. But you have to be equally careful. Carry some sort of wallet or belt for your important documents and money. The hotels have a safety deposit box where the lock is recommended before passing the luggage.
A Couple of Rules
Possession or use of any illegal drugs is totally intolerable. It is because of the law that respects the local people and their culture. The group will be expelled in such a case.
Nepal Adventure Team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible for acting in favor of the local people and the surrounding environment. Our clients too have an important role to
- Respect the local laws, customs, and beliefs
- Always ask for permission before doing something locally or consult the leader
- Keep the area the same as you found it, wherever you go, and dispose of rubbish
- Support local skills to encourage positive sides of tourism.
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