One of the most popular and the best trekking in Nepal, the journey to the base of Mt. Annapurna is rather an opportunity to explore the exquisite Himalayas and the beautiful hills of Nepal.
Mt. Annapurna is set at 8091 meters above sea level making it the 10th highest mountain in the world. The trekking trail takes you along some beautiful villages, rhododendron forests and majestic mountains. The trek encircles the Annapurna Massif over 8000 meters among which you will cross a 5416m, Thorung La pass, when trekking.
After exploring and crossing the Throng-La Pass, the trekkers can also move downward to Muktinath, a sacred pilgrimage destination for the Hindus and Buddhists. This trek provides the travelers an opportunity to witness and explore the ethnic side of Nepal along with its natural exquisiteness that includes snow-capped mountains, crystal clear lakes flowing along the trekking trail, hot springs and beautiful villages, world’s deepest gorges, rice paddies, maple, oak and pine forests. This trekking expedition is suitable for all seasons. This 12 days trek is ideal for ones who have plenty of time and want to reach the base in a much easier and relaxed manner.
We will pick up you from the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu.
We will spend half of the day exploring Kathmandu and the other half will be spent in a Pre- Treks Departure meeting and shopping.
From Kathmandu (1350m) we will drive for 8 to 9 hours to Beshishar and then on to Chyamche(1430m).
Our trekking journey will start from Chyamche to Dhara pani. After trekking for around 7 or 8 hours we will reach Danakyu(2190m) and spend the night there.
From Danakyu we will continue our trek to Koto and then to Chame(2670m) for about 6 to 7 hours.
From Chame we will head towards Dikurpokhari and then to Upper pisang(3300m). The trekking duration for this day will be around 5 to 6 hours.
From Upper Pisang we will trek for about 7 to 8 hours towards Nawal and then finally stop at Manang(3540m) for the night.
You can explore the gorgeous valley of Manang or you can lie around and get some rest the entire day and revive your energy to continue the trek. We will have an HRA meeting.
After spending an entire day at Manang we will trek for about 4 to 5 hours to Yak kharka(4050m).
From Yak Kharka we will continue our expedition to Thorang phedi and then to High Camp(4925m). After the 5 hour trek, we will spend the night at the High Camp.
From High Camp, also known as the World’s Biggest Pass (5416m) we will head towards Muktinath (3760m).
After trekking for about 5 to 6 hours from Muktinath we will reach our final destination, Jomsom(2720m).
After spending a peaceful night at Jomsom we will take a flight back to Pokhara (820m).
From Pokhara to Kathmandu by vehicle
On this day, we will explore the valley, sight-seeing on world heritage listed sites, Pashupati, Boudha and Swayambhunath. We will have our farewell dinner.
We will departure in this day and transfer to airport.
Make it a private trip by taking over one of our dates, or you can choose your own date. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers.