Round Annapurna trekking is the longest and moderately difficult trek in Annapurna area. It starts from Beshi sahar and ends at Pokhara. A beautiful valley with many lakes and a view of many mountains of this region. The most difficult part of the 20 days long trek is the crossing of Thorung-La (5436m.) The challenging Thorung-La pass, the sacred Muktinath shrine with ever burning flames, ...See more
Round Annapurna trekking is the longest and moderately difficult trek in Annapurna area. It starts from Beshi sahar and ends at Pokhara. A beautiful valley with many lakes and a view of many mountains of this region. The most difficult part of the 20 days long trek is the crossing of Thorung-La (5436m.) The challenging Thorung-La pass, the sacred Muktinath shrine with ever burning flames, old yet beautiful Marpha, Tukuche villages, hot spring at Tatopani and poon hill panoramic view of mountains and sunrise are the major highlights of this trek. Round Annapurna trekking offers more than enough opportunity to explore the wonderful Himalayan destination once in a life time.
- Rewarding views of the Annapurna Himalayan Range and surrounding peaks
- Trekking adventure through insightful Gurung villages
- Sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu
- Spectacular sunrise views from Ghorepani and Poon Hill over the Himalayas
- Explore scenic lake city of Pokhara
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu by private vehicle to Beshishar (823m) and trek to Bulbule (916m). Overnight at Bulbule.
Day 03: Bulbule trek to Bahun dada. Overnight at Bahun dada (1311m).
Day 04: Bahundada trek to Jagat. Overnight at Jagat (1314m).
Day 05: Jagat trek to Dharapani. Overnight at Dharapani (1943m).
Day 06: Dharapani trek to Chame. Overnight at Chame (2713m).
Day 07: Chame trek to Pisang. Overnight at Pisang (3185m).
Day 08: Pisang trek to Manang. Overnight at Manang (3440m).
Day 09: Manang acclimatization or rest day. Overnight at manang village.
Day 10: Manang trek to Yak kharka. Overnight at Yak kharka (4210m).
Day 11: Yak kharka to Thorung phedi (4640m)/ Thorung High camp (4800m). Overnight at Thorung phedi.
Day 12: Thorung phedi High camp via Thorung La - pass (5416m) to Muktinath. Overnight at Muktinath (3802m).
Day 13: In the morning Muktinath temple excursion and trek to Kagbeni. Overnight at Kagbeni (2840m).
Day 14: Kagbeni trek to Marpaha. Overnight at Marpaha (2676m).
Day 15: Marpaha trek to Ghasa Overnight at Ghasa (2013m).
Day 16: Ghasa trek to Tatopani /Natural Hot spring (1179m). Overnight at Tatopani.
Day 17: Tatopani (Natural hot spring) trek to Shikha. Overnight at Shikha (1920m).
Day 18: Shikha trek to Ghorepani. Overnight at Ghorepani (2855m).
Day 19. Morning hike to poon hill 3210m. Trek to Tikhedhunga/Hile. Overnight at Tikhedhunga (1555m).
Day 20: Tikhedunga trek to Naya pul than by private vehicle back Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara hotel (915m).
Day 21: Pokhara to Kathmandu by private vehicle or flight.
Day 22: After breakfast, sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 23: Eco Trip Nepal airport representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journey.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Round Annapurna trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
- Airport transfers
- 3 night’s comfort hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
- 1 night comfort hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
- 18 nights 19 days Round Annapurna trek full board basis
- All meals and accommodation in lodge, during the trek on full board basis
- Service of trek guide, sherpa and Porter assistants
- Accident and evacuation insurance for staffs and porters
- Transportation by private vehicle
- Entrance fees, necessary permits
- Local guide and representative throughout the tour
- Cell phone during tour/trek with free calls to emergency hot line
- All meals marked as included in the itinerary
- Nepal Visa fee $ 35 (obtained at the airport immigration upon arrival – bring exact USD cash and two passport photographs)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
- Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
- Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies
- Extra night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any unforeseen reason)
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from Mountain)
- Travel and rescue insurance
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What makes this trip different?
Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.
Financial support to direct beneficiaries: In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.
Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.
Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.
For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org