Trip style: Long Circuit | High Passes | Variety
Sleeping style: Hotels & Mountain Lodges (tea houses)
Minimum group size: 2 people (extra charge for solo trip)
Total days (including non-trekking days): 22
Cost: US$ 1325 per person
ABOUT THIS TREK
The Nepal Himalaya represents the meeting point of the Tibetan Buddhist world and the Hindu culture of the Indian subcontinent. These two religions overlap and blur in Nepal, and this trek in particular is a journey between two faiths and cultures.
This route in the Annapurna Circuit is a two-week trek for the healthy mountain goats out there. The route takes you across one of the Nepal's most famous mountain ranges, the Annapurna Range.
You'll need proper physical condition because you'll walk around six hours per day. The routes goes from green valleys (600m) on narrow trails through small Nepalese villages, all the way up to Thorong La Pass (5416m). During this trek you will sleep in comfortable but simple lodges.
The views and the landscape vary considerably on this trek. You will walk from a moist and green jungle, to a high mountain pass and then into a spectacular mountain desert. you will experience Nepalese Hindu villages to typical Tibetan Buddhist villages and all with unbeatable views of the Annapurna mountain range.
This is THE trip if you want to have the real trekking experience. In 3 weeks you trek the full 300km around the entire Annapurna massif.
Trek within the Annapurna Conservation Area, through and around the Annapurna mountain range. Highlights include: the Manang district, Thorung La Pass (5,416m) the Lower Mustang district, and the Poon Hill panorama view.
22 days total from arrival in Kathmandu to last organized day in Kathmandu.
17 days of trekking (1 rest/acclimatization day).
Trek begins from Besi Sahar and ends in the town of Pokhara.
Intermediate to difficult trek.
4-7 hours of walking per day during the trek.
While on the trek, you will sleep in local 'tea houses' which are mountain lodges complete with beds, cooked meals, and often hot showers and internet.
While in Pokhara and Kathmandu, you will sleep in comfortable western style hotels.
Includes a guide.
Porters (locals who carry your gear) are available for hire.
FROM $1,325 PER PERSON
experienced, English speaking mountain guide
porter per 2 persons (w/ dustproof & waterproof duffel bag)
all required trekking permits
bus (Kathmandu – Besi Sahar)
private vehicle (Nayapul – Pokhara)
bus (Pokhara – Kathmandu)
hotel in Kathmandu (w/ breakfast) – 2 nights
hotel in Pokhara (w/ breakfast) – 1 night
accommodations during your trek – 18 nights
breakfast, lunch and dinner during your trek
government taxes, VAT and tourist service charges
Price Does NOT Include:
Nepal tourist visa
travel health insurance
emergency evacuation if needed
alcohol, hot and cold drinks
tips for your trekking staff and drivers (will be expected)