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Annapurna Circuit Thorang-La Pass Trekking

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Price starting from

$1,399 USD 1,299

per person

Duration

22 days

Max. Elevation

5416.00m

Group size

2+

Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
Best Season
March-June and September- December
Accomodation
3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge/Guest House during the trekking
Meals
Full board in Trekking & Breakfast basis in City
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Besi-Sahar-Khudi-Sirung-Chamje-Dharapani-Chame-Pisang-Manang-Churilattar-Thorang Phedi-Thorang High Camp-Throng-La-Muktinath-Kagbeni-Marpha-Kalopani-Tatopani-Gorepani-Poon hill-Tadapani-Ghandruck-Nayapul-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Highlights

  • Adventure around massive Annapurna Himalaya with scenic and high Thorang-La pass
  • A breathtaking experience on daily walks with spectacular scenery of mountains and valley.
  • From low warm areas to cooler alpine zone and towards arctic areas of ice and glaciers
  • Enchanting woodland and into interesting lovely villages treasured with Buddhism culture.
  • Walking both sides from dry, arid North to lush green South of Annapurna Himalaya


"adventure around both sides of scenic and beautiful Annapurna massive mountains"

Annapurna Circuit Thorang-La Pass Trekking is a classic trek completely around the famed of Annapurna massif is a winner amongst all trekking destinations to Himalayas of Nepal, China and Tibet, because of its Himalayan range arrangement that lies through the thick rough country to close Tibetan borders. Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you to the passionate viewpoints of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and Gangapurna as we go along the down-town of Manang and pass through Thorong La (5416 m) that is allied with the Marsyangdi valley and Kali Gandaki valley ranges.

In Annapurna Circuit Thorang-La Pass Trekking, Trekkers experiencing the high altitude route of 5416 meters Throng-La pass can have the perfect magnificent Himalayan ranges views of 3 fabulous peaks named Mount Annapurna & Mount Dhaulagiri and Mount Manaslu. The trail then goes behind the hills of Annapurna, and cross the threshold of Trans-Himalayan district populated by people of Tibetan ethnicity who traditionally belong to Buddhist culture. The most fascinating moments of Annapurna Circuit Trekking is involvement with assorted ethnic social cultures like Gurung, Magar, Sherpa, Lama and Thakalis.

Kali Gandaki River being the most significant charm in the World is still untamed territory that attracts the interest of the tourists from all over the world. This trek best known as Annapurna Circuit offers an original trademark and diverse cultural characteristics of Nepal. Trekking in Annapurna region is the most ideal approach to a closest look of majestic Himalayan scenes. One can get Mesmerized with the single glimpse of this enchanting mountain Likewise, it is significantly a centered trekking location amongst the international tourists since 1977 when it was first time opened for the public.

The mainstream of this trekking are the breaking points of the journey where we can enjoy the different views and different location within the same journey like the breaking points of Thorong La pass and the remaining parts around the hallowed region of Muktinath are additionally a great episodes of Annapurna Circuit Thorang-La Pass Trekking that demonstrates the diverse nature and climate differences. So take a time out of your busy schedule and get lost in the beauty of high parade of Himalayas looking like an exotic models of nature.

Trip Itinerary

Day

1

Up on arrival you will be picked up at the international airport in Kathmandu and transferred to the hotel by our airport representative. After refreshments your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel for a half day sightseeing tour to Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. Later on this evening you will be picked up from your hotel for a cultural dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day

2

Today you have a full day guided sightseeing tour to the Buddhist and Hindu sights in Kathmandu, probably to Durbar Square, then visit “Swyambhunath” a Holy sight of Hinduism and Buddhism also known as “the monkey temple” as a large number of holy monkeys are living in the north-west part of the temple. Next, you will be taken to “Pashupatinath a sacred Hindu temple situated on the bank of the Bagmati River. You will then be driven to “Boddhanath Stupa” one of the biggest and oldest stupas in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in your hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding the trek as well as provide you the opportunity to ask any questions of the upcoming trip. Second overnight in Kathmandu.

Day

3

Today after an early morning breakfast your guide will receive you from your hotel and transfer to the bus station for day scenic countryside drive to Khudi. On the way we can see more of countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, rivers, settlement, farms and beautiful mountain. After Mugling, we head along the road toward Pokhara. We leave the highway to Pokhara at Dumre and head north to Besisahar. About 30min drive from Besisahar takes us to Khudi, the starting Point of our Adventure. Stay overnight in Khudi.

Day

4

The Adventure starts after early breakfast. Our first day trek involves crossing a few suspension bridges, waterfalls, several up and down hill sections across rice paddies and subtropical forest. Initially, the walk is gradual then it becomes steeper. The mountains (Manaslu) that we see from Khudi become closer as we walk higher. The villages and people are an interesting. On the way to Sirung, we come across an ethnic Tamang settlement, Taranche. We enjoy the close-up views of Nadi Chuli and Manaslu in Sirung. Sirung offers us a home-stay where we also enjoy the cultural program organized by the local for the visitors. If the number of visitors is more than four, the group may have to split to stay at different houses for the night.

Day

5

After wonder time in Sirung Village, the trail goes through amphitheater- shaped terraces, along a steep vertical cliff, lush forests and small villages. The trail always following the Marshyangdi River. From Syange follows the river to the stone village of Jagat for lunch. After lunch we have an hour’s walk to Chamje with nice view of the Waterfall. Stay overnight in Chamje.

Day

6

From Chamje the trail follows the Marsyangdi River steadily uphill to Tal (1675m), a small village at the foot of a large waterfall. Now the trek enters the Manang district. The trail crosses a wide, flat valley before climbing a stone stairway to 1860m. The trail continues with several ups and down before halting at Dharapani for overnight at here. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

7

Chame is the head quarter of the Manang district. So, today after breakfast you will star the day with few slow up hill up to Timang at 2360m (the area dominated by Tamang tribe of people) and then continues through pine forest up to Chame 2660m. There are fine views of Annapurna II and Lamgung Himal from Chame. Evening time explores the market and visit small natural hot spring and where you can take a bath. Overnight at Tea house.

Day

8

Cross-Marshyangdi River and continue trek through a beautiful pine and spruce forest. Finally your trek arrives to Brathang village amidst beautiful apple garden. Further trek brings you to next bridge to cross Marshyangdi again. From on here begins Manang. Gentle climbing begins through pine forest and fantastic view of Mt. Annapurna. Finally you are at Pisang village 3185m. There is two Pisang, lower Pisang and upper Pisang, upper Pisang has better view of valley and the mountain. Stay overnight at the tea house.

Day

9

Well, there are two route to Manang, Upper route and lower route. Upper route have better view than lower route but both has nicer and different view. Lower route goes through the pine forest with magnificent view of Annapurnas from different angles and beautiful landscape takes you to Humde village and further trek to Braga village where you can visit a 600 years old monastery and Tibetan style houses. After 40 minutes trek from Braga, you are in Manang village. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

10

One should spend a day in Manang village to acclimatize and explore Manang. From the flat roofed houses of Manange have excellent views of the Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna Lake. Today you have chance to Visit either Hundred rupees Lama or Gangapurna Glacier Lake with Village. Stay over night at the tea house. 

Day

11

After wonderful time in Manang Village, trek start an ascent of almost 2000m to the Throung La. from Manang the trail crosses a stream and mane stone before the Tenki Manang. The trek continues through small village of Gunsang where you can take short break for tea/coffee. Today you will stop Yak Kharka, also known as Koche, from where it will take another 01 hrs to Churilattar. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

12

After breakfast in teahouse, start trek with few and slowly up and down until crosses the stream on a wooden bridge at 4310 meters. After making a short ascent on a good trail to a teashop, the route then follows a narrow path across a high, unstable slope before heading to Thorong Phedi. If you feel fine today you can make all the way to Thorang High Camp, if you do it today it will be easier for tomorrow. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

13

Today an early morning you will star to walk with torch light, slowly ascend, nice view of the Annapurna Mountain and Chulu west, finally reach to the pass. The Throng-La pass with traditional Chorten, prayer flags is at an elevation of 5416m which is the highest point of your trip from where you will have outstanding high Himalayan scenery. The trail descends all the way to Muktinath. Stay overnight at the tea house.

Day

14

Today an early morning wake up with Muktinath temple and after breakfast easy trek down to Kagbeni. The trail descends very quickly to the valley floor. The descent is through a dramatic, arid landscape all the way to Kagbeni. Trek onwards to Jomsom and further to Marpha village, a major village on the Kaligandaki trading route. This is very windy path in the afternoon and therefore it’s good to cross before noon following the down stream of Kaligandaki with different views of mountain and sandy path. Visit Marpha village with Monastery, Apple Brandy factory and around. stay overnight at the tea house.

Day

15

Today after breakfast you trek through the several villages with nice view of Dhaulagiri Ice-fall. The trail still flows along the Kaligandaki River known as Thak Khola until Kalopani. After Marpha today you have chances to visit Tukche, Larjung and Kobang villages, other villages of the Thakalis, land of Apple. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

16

After wonderful of view of Mt. Annapurna I, today after breakfast trek slow down hill to Dana, where we are going to stop for lunch. Right after Kalopani you will see one of the deepest gorges of the world. After lunch another 02 hrs walks to Tatopani, at Tatopani the view of Mt. Nilgiri is magnificent. Natural hot spring bathing is a main attraction to the clients at Tatopani. Tato is ‘hot’ and pani is ‘water’ in Nepali. On reach at Tatopani, refreshment ant then trek about 10min to hot spring pool. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

17

In Nepal never finish up and down especially when you are doing trekking in the mountain, so today you have to climb the 1600m in a day to Gorepaani. On the way, you will pass through the villages of many ethnic groups in every short distance with different life style, housing style accordingly profession too. The main villages on the way are Ghara, Shikha, Phalate and Chitre. Today you will have different view of Mt Dhaulagri, Mt Nilgiri and Mt Annapurna. Stay over night at the tea house.

Day

18

Today an early morning guide will take you to the Poon Hill, where you may able to the sunrise for the lifetime memory. Over 30 snow-capped peaks of the whole Annapurna range can be seen from here in include Mt Fishtail and Mt Dhaulagiri. After wonderful time in the Poon Hill, back to hotel for breakfast, than continues trek to the Tadapani. This area is one of the finest and most famous trekking areas of Nepal. The Annapurna ranges and Machhapuchre (Fishtail) dominate the mountain views with glimpses of farther Lamjung Himal and the Manaslu range to the east. Stay overnight at the tea house.

Day

19

Tadapani is a nice place itself from where you will be able to see good sunrise and mountain which surrounded by the Rhododendron frost. Today after breakfast the trail descends through the deep forest to the Ghandruck. This is a modern village of this trek and nice village settlement in terrace field. Stay overnight at the tea house.

Day

20

After wonderful time in the mountain you descend to Syauli Bazaar from where the trail begins level till Nayapul from where your trek going to finish and drive to Pokhara. Stay over night at the hotel in Pokhara.

Day

21


Day

22

After breakfast in the hotel in Pokhara, you will be ready for day drive back to Kathmandu through the scenic countryside. Stay over night at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Note: You can fly to Pokhara which takes 35min

Day

23

Today we will transfer you to the international airport for your departure back home.

Inclusions

Includes

  • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle
  • Twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
  • 02 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Pokhara
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and in Pokhara with privet vehicle (Entrance fees extra)
  • Kathmandu to Khudi (if you want private vehicle from Kathmandu also available on additional cost) and Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus  (if you want flight or private vehicle from Pokhara also available on additional cost)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
  • 02 guest=01 porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation and equipment
  • Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
  • We provide assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size
  • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking
  • Safe drinking water
  • All applicable government and local taxes as per the itinerary

Excludes

  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • In case of extra more night accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary
  • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
  • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column

Complimentary

  • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • First add kid box
  • Holiday Tours Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, Ti-shirt, Cap, duffel bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trekking(Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible

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