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Trip Highlights and Values

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Remote Annapurna Circuit Trekking experience including lavish camping facility , crossing wild high passes of Kangla 5,292 to 5,297 meters and Mesokanto 5,235 meters with Tilicho Lake 4,910 to 4,930 meters.
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Yoga therapy practices everyday led by well trained trip leader for physical strengthening, mental wellbeing and soul healing.
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Perfectly balanced and unique trekking itinerary of the most beautiful Himalayan trekking route; Annapurna Circuit with decades of experience to mitigate Himalayan altitude problems and other related ones. We facilitate travelers to get relaxed from inside out and soak deeper  into the ambiance of Himalayan nature the best.
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Direct contribution for nature conservation campaigns and field staff welfare projects led by the company. Chance to receive public honor from the locals of impact community for any  impressive efforts for nature conservation by travelers.
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Realtime expert assistance and advices to plan your trip, trekking ground handled by experienced local trip leaders timely trained and evaluated by company for their mountain related technical skills.
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Safety first trips: we have marked 3 priority of safety i.e. health, payment and privacy of travelers. We provide mountain medicine, rescue and extraction trained staffs during the trek. We have highly secure and easy option to pay the minimum trip deposit amounts to conform the booking after trip plan is fixed. Any due amount can be paid later on your convenience. We have enforced strict online/offline data security protocols and provide ex-Gurkhas as incognito personal security on demand.
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Encounter the exceptional local life throughout the trail, the best ever remote settlements with their own identity and the most hospitable way of expression.
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What Is
Full service from arrival to departure, customizable 20 days Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Trails are relatively difficult to walk on the mountain pass crossing days which demands extended walking durations on challenging terrains. Rope assisted walks in Passes, use of crampons is required to walk in passes. It is important to note that these treks may include intermittent sections with steep elevation gains, necessitating acclimatization days and hikes to mitigate the effects of high altitude.
Trip Grade
Relatively Difficult Trek
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Environment
  • 15 to 26°C in lower elevations & -5 to 11°C in higher elevation from March to May.
  • 12 to 25°C in lower elevations & -9 to 10°C in higher elevation from October to December.
  • Lush green, wet and standard riverside trails in lower elevation, cliff carved and unstable rocky trail in higher elevation.
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Activities
  • Introduction, tours & fun in cities, mostly uphill 7-8 hours trek in mountain
  • Therapeutic muscle relaxation and strengthening exercise everyday by experts
  • Guided meditation and practical lesson on nature conservation
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Every 2 travelers will get 4 staffs in camping trips. Private group and solo trips with any requirements are available. Real Gurkha guarded privacy sensitive/incognito trips will be delivered with the highest precision.
Group Size
  • Min. 2/Max. 16 for pre-fixed departure dates in group joining basis Or Fully flexible custom option for private requirements
  • Group of 16 pax & less will get 1 trek leader, 1 assistant guide:4 travelers & 1 porter:2 travelers / 1 trek leader+1 porter for solo travelers
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Best Time
Favorable time is considered in Spring: End of February to Mid of July, in Autumn: Mid of August to Early December.
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For Minimum 2 Travelers

From USD
$ 2955 / Person
Why With Us ?
  • Book now pay later and group discounts service.
  • 100% trip success rate and satisfied customers. Trips led by well trained, updated and experienced experts.
  • For free trip cancellation and rescheduling up to 29 days before the trip departure date.
  • Obtain valuable life lessons on personal health through guided yoga therapy in the trip.
  • Make crucial contribution for nature conservation campaigns and welfare of ground handlers under the company.

Recent Trip Reviews

I could not explain my real experience of doing this thrilling trip in just words. The views and everyday activities were so interesting that I never felt like spending my time stale...
Annapurna Circuit Trek Thrilling ExperienceAlvertos WoolfSheffield, UK
He was so quick and resourceful in responding to all our possible queries and I must say he is the best Himalayan trip organizer in our experience. The crew team were expert in what they were meant to do, specially Mr. Deepak Ranamagar who was our guide...
The Camping and Passes Were Out of This World. AmazingFitzroy GibsonHouston, TX USA
We went on Annapurna Circuit Wild and Remote trekking with this company and got more than what we could have imagined of. Mr. Biri a very humble and polite trek leader assigned for us was very much knowledgeable...
Very Well Organized Annapurna Circuit TrekEdmund RisbyEdinburgh, United Kingdom

Annapurna Circuit Trek Overview

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular trekking route that provides travelers with breathtaking views of the Himalayas, challenging mountain passes, and the opportunity to explore the remote villages of Naar and Phu. It is a must-visit destination for adventure enthusiasts looking to experience the beauty of nature in all its glory. Annapurna Circuit Trekking passes through the river valley of Marshyangdi and in between the beautiful Himalayan ranges of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Kang Guru, Mt. Lamjung Kailas, Mt. Chulu Far East, Mt. Chulu East, Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Khatung Kang, Mt. Shingu Chuli, Mt. Tilitso, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Tukuche Peak throughout the trail. Every day of the trek is adorned with natural beauty as we walk alongside the Mountain Rivers and through lush green forests, all while being greeted by the magnificent Himalayan ranges shining right in front of us. The addition of wild Kangla Pass (5,299 meters) after Naar village to reach Nagwal, Eastern Pass (5,340 meters) just on the northeast side of Tilicho Lake and Mesokanto La Pass North(5,460 meters) after waving farewell to the Tilicho Lake to reach Jomsom via Yak Kharka enhance the thrilling experience of this trek. 

Annapurna Trek is the ultimate choice for those looking to embark on a Himalayan adventure unlike any other. With its wild and remote trail, this trek provides a unique, challenging, and rewarding experience that avid trekkers will never forget. The trail begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar, then to Koto village, where our actual trek begins. The trail follows Koto-Meta-Kyang-Phu Village-Chyakhu-Naar Village-Kangla Phedi-Nagawal-Manang-Khangsar-Tilicho Base Camp-Tilicho Lake-Yak Kharka-Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu. During this trek, every encounter, whether it is the lifestyle of the locals, the extreme natural beauty of the Himalayas, or the breath-holding trails every day, will make you feel fabulous and powerful from the inside out.

The experienced and well-trained team of experts will lead this trip, as only one wrong step can turn out to be fatal during this trip. Travelers trekking the Annapurna Circuit will experience the extremes of the high Himalayan trails and the unique remote lifestyles of the local dwellers. The region falls under the restricted area of Nepal, which requires special permits issued for a limited duration only. Your trip with us will contribute to nature conservation campaigns in the Himalayas and the tuition fees and health insurance costs of the children of those needy local staff from the same region. Every day, our trained guides will explain the importance of nature conservation and learn how to live in harmony with nature amidst modern challenges. Also, the yoga therapy lessons at the beginning and end of the trek will enhance our physical and mental well-being. This process has helped many travelers think of taking positive approaches in their actions for nature, and we hope the same with you.

Trip Options
 
Trip Innovations
  • Daily muscles strengthening and relaxation 'Yoga Therapy Asanas' practice with trained trip leaders.
  • Guided mindfulness and walking meditation to get connected deeper with Nature.
  • Business for good: nature conservation campaigns and long term welfare of field staffs children.
 

Everyday Details

From Arrival in Kathmandu | To Departure from Kathmandu
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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu(1,290 to 1,400 meters) and Transfer to Hotel

Receive at arrival of Tribhuvan International Airport and escort to hotel.

When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will warmly greet you and treat you like a god according to Nepalese tradition. You'll receive a garland of marigolds around your neck, a bottle of water, and an introduction before being escorted to your hotel by our staff, who will hold up a placard with your name on it. Once settled into the comfort of your hotel after navigating through busy streets filled with local life in Kathmandu, we'll work diligently to tailor every aspect of your trip specifically for you based on personal preferences while prioritizing convenience so that there's no need for worry or stress during this exciting journey ahead! Rest assured, knowing everything has been taken care of just for you!

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Distance: Approx. 7 Km Drive

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Accommodation: Deluxe 3 Star Hotel

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Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu for permits, pre-departure trip meeting with trip leader and operation in-charge.

Ready to set off on a wild journey.

With excitement, today marks the final stage of your trip preparation: obtaining a special permit. Our expert team will ensure everything is taken care of, and one of our staff members will receive the necessary document on your behalf, with your original passport required for verification.

Rest assured, we have planned every detail meticulously to guarantee an unforgettable experience in Nepal. While waiting for the permit, feel free to explore local tourist areas such as Thamel or Durbar Square - our knowledgeable staff member can even escort you if needed.

Later during the day, a gear check will be conducted with the guide, and a pre-trip briefing will be provided to ensure that everything is fully prepared before beginning the journey early next morning. As seasoned travelers like yourself know well, proper planning ensures an enjoyable journey without any hiccups along the way! Trust us when we say that this trip will be no exception.

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-Veg

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Accommodation: Deluxe 3 Star Hotel

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Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar(760 to 800 meters)

Countryside highway drive to small hilly town Besisahar

We will prepare our baggage for the trek early in the morning and load it into a jeep that will take us to Besisahar. The rest of our belongings can be safely left behind at an allocated location. This will be a comfortable 5-6 hour drive through scenic countryside highways of Nepal with opportunities for food and refreshment breaks as needed.

Upon arrival in Besisahar, we'll stay at a simple resort that provides ample facilities to relax and rejuvenate after hours on the road. Recreational activities like guided yoga, meditation sessions, or local songs, and dances are available along with hygienic organic foods to restore energy levels.

After a good night's sleep, we'll begin our next day's adventure - driving towards Koto village, where more exciting experiences await!

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-Veg

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Accommodation: Standard Hotel

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Distance: Approx. 175 Km Drive

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Day 4:Drive from Besisahar to Koto village(2,580 to 2,620 meters)

Stay and explore the first mountain village of the trek.

In Besisahar, we will enjoy a lovely breakfast before embarking on our 4-5 hour journey to Koto Village. While the road is rough and bumpy, it offers stunning views of the Marsyangdi River flowing alongside lush green forests and traditional local villages. These villages, once-campsites for trekkers heading to Manang and Mustang regions, have been impacted by road construction that has replaced natural houses with concrete structures, altering how business is conducted in these areas.

Despite human intervention, nature remains unchanged, as evidenced by multiple waterfalls along the trail, including Syange Waterfall (approximately 180 meters high), Chamche Waterfall (about 70 meters high), and Octopus Waterfall (about 100 meters high). Each possesses its unique beauty that showcases nature's splendor.

We will explore this charming locale upon arrival at Koto village before beginning our trek the following day. The town is situated inside a dense forest and junction point of 2 mountain rivers. We'll spend a peaceful night here preparing ourselves for an invigorating hike toward Meta.

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Altitude Gain: 1,820 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-Veg

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Distance: Approx. 65 Km Drive

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 5: Trek from Koto to Meta village(3,610 to 3,638 meters)

First day of the trek alongside the river and special bridge crossing

We will eventually arrive at Meta village as we continue our trek through the dense forest and along the rapidly flowing Marsyangdi river on our right. To enter the Naar-Phu region, we must first cross a metal suspension bridge located just after Koto village. Along this path, several highlights include passing through a stone-cut waterfall trail and cave before reaching Meta village.

The narrow forest-covered trail ends abruptly just before entering into Mete Village's vast and unique topography of the area begins to reveal itself in full force. However, before arriving at this point of interest, travelers must tackle an uphill climb that spans roughly 1 Km in the distance.

From within Mete Village, visitors can catch sight of Lamjung Himal (measuring 6,983meters), which is situated towards the southwestern direction, while appreciating their scenic surroundings from plain land above the river basin with access to tea houses offering essential but nice services for travelers seeking rest during this journey. 

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Altitude Gain: 1,018 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free,

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Distance: Approx. 15 Km Trek

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Accommodation: Tea Hpuse

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Day 6: Trek from Meta to Phu Gaon(Phu Village)(4,050 to 4,080 meters)

Cross the Mars like geography on earth to reach the antique village of Phu

After breakfast, we will embark on our adventure-filled trek to Phu Village. As we leave Meta Village behind, a picturesque view of Naar Phedi and a monastery awaits us on the left. We'll continue along this trail after two days to Naar village.

The path ahead may seem barren at first glance but is teeming with life - horses, yaks, and mules graze amid bushy lands beneath towering rocky cliffs. The locals living in rock houses are self-sufficient with whatever resources they have available; their simple lifestyle is humbling yet inspiring. The Kyang village en route offers a view of Lamjung Himal and Mt. Annapurna I in the south direction of the village.

Our journey takes us through narrow paths cut into steep stone cliffs hundreds of meters high – an exhilarating experience! Along the way, there will be several stops where we can rest and recharge before continuing on our trek.

As we approach Phu village's ancient Mani walls and stone entrance gate, which date back to the 10th century, it becomes clear why travelers find this place so enchanting. After settling in for a well-deserved rest upon arrival at Phu Village today, tomorrow promises even more adventures as we explore every nook and cranny of this fascinating village.

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Altitude Gain: 442 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 17.5 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 7: Acclimatization rest and explore unique Phu Village, Phu Glacier(4,580 meters), and Surrounding attractions

Explore the most remote village of Himalayas, Phu and its attractions

The abode of Phugaon, also known as Phu village, is a strange housing series of gorges connected by stairways engraved out of the rock. The entrance to this ancient village features rocks and wood with an antique charm. Before entering the main area, we climb several hundred steps uphill, passing through a wooden gate topped with small chortens. The iconic red, white, and black Buddhist mani wall near the main gate welcomes visitors with warmth. You will sometimes feel a "time-paused experience" after looking at all those signs of an earlier era in ruins. Several large coloured chortens are fluttering with the waves of chilling dry air.

At first glance, this valley appears to consist of nothing, but when we go deeper, the fascinating and out-of-the-world life appears from nowhere. The village consists of narrow, clay-threshing floors supported on wooden/stone pillars, where the crust and grains are stored after winnowing. This traditional storage method has helped Himalayan inhabitants of this region in Nepal. This is a life-saving technique in mountain regions as this will only be the source of food during harsh weather conditions of the same region, beginning from Meta village to Phu village and Naar village. Once the village exploration is done, we will head towards one of the oldest monasteries in Buddhism. From the monastery, we can see Mt. Chombu, 6,704 meters, and Mt. Kanguru, 6,981 meters, a barren and off-grey colored valley with Phu Glacier just starting to melt and Phu village in foresight. Monastery Tashi Lakhang is a small white gompa (Buddhist monastery) that is guarded by 13 chortens in a line (reliquaries) on a hill across the valley. Believers say those are the austere features of a harsh landscape, for the same reason Nar-Phu Valley is still considered the forbidden Kingdom of Nepal together with Upper Mustang and other Natural jewels of Nepal. In the dry wind and snow-covered steep landscape of the Himalayas, shrub barely grows; after the end of the treeline, wet and yellowish cliffs show off their faces, white granite boulders, and the grey ice of the glacier walking together with us in such iconic Nar-Phu valley of remote Himalayas in Nepal.

The entrance gate of the village has its unique impression and significance "through a door that, in bygone days when Tibetan brigands menaced the valley, used to be shut and locked each evening." One can stand in that entryway and can vouch for the size and heft of that tremendous wooden bar-ricade. The guide can show how it could be shut tight against marauders, locked in place by a considerable bar hewn out of a stout log. All necessary timbers used in Phu for doors, windows, and house frames are carried up from the forest over two days away downriver. A little more about the lifestyle of this ironic Phu Village.

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Altitude Gain: 500 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 8: Trek from Phu village to Chyakhu(3,790 to 3,810 meters)

Descend down to the village for overnight stay

The day's walk commences after breakfast and takes us along the riverside trail. The river originates from Phu Glacier, which we had previously observed near Phu village. As we traverse through the narrow trails etched into high and steep stone cliffs, we are captivated by the awe-inspiring landscape of this iconic region and its ancient civilization in Phu Valley.

Before reaching Kyang village, we will veer away slightly from the river to pass through wide terraced fields that may be dry but still yield food for local villagers. After crossing Kyang village and walking approximately 2.5 kilometers, comes Chyakhu village - situated on a vast farm field atop a cliff on the left-hand side of the river.

From here, one can enjoy breathtaking views of Pisang Peak (6,091 meters), located just 8.7 kilometers southwestwardly from this vantage point. We shall take some time to rest before exploring further while preparing for tomorrow's trek towards Naar Village. 

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Altitude Drop: 270 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 12 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 9: Trek from Chyakhu to Naar Village (4,190 to 4,210 meters)

Visit another antique Himalayan village Naar

Today's journey begins with a mostly downhill and straight trail. However, as we leave the riverside and head towards Naar Village from Thrang Choephel Ling Monastery, about 6 km of uphill trekking is required to reach our destination. Along the way, we'll catch glimpses of Kangaroo Mountain on the northwest side of the monastery, its impressive peak visible during our descent from Phu village. Once at the monastery in Naar Phedi, you'll turn left and begin ascending hills in a rain shadow - an exciting change in scenery! With Pisang Peak (6,091 meters) just around 4km away from us on this stretch of the trail ahead lies a remote living experience at Naar Village.

Naar village is settled between snow-clad peaks and surrounded by mustard, barley, and buckwheat fields. We aim to be in the village by midday, allowing us plenty of time to explore this lost village of the Himalayas. The people in Naar village make their living from spinning and weaving. The village also boasts several colourful gompas which are well worth a visit, or it is possible to climb to the line of prayer flags on the hill above the village for even better views of the surroundings.

Once settled in the village teahouse, we will fully gear up for tomorrow's big venture: crossing Kang La Pass (5,300 meters). This renowned viewpoint, along with breathtaking trails, requires preparation so that we can enjoy it fully.

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Altitude Gain: 400 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 10 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 10: Trek from Naar village to Kangla Phedi(4,630 meters) and Camp

Walk to the base of Kangla pass and stay in comfortable camping setup with view

Today's trek starts early in the morning after breakfast, leaving behind the vibrant village of Naar. Pisang Peak and Kanguru Mountain are on our left side as we move towards Kangla Phedi. After a short 5.5 km straight walk, we will reach Kangla Phedi and setup our camp for the night stay and other utilities. We will spend our day by looking at the Mt. Kanguru(6,981 meters) on the southeast direction from the camp and the way to be covered on the northwest direction of the camp. Staffs will prepare all the foods by themselves for the entire day and we even enjoy the warmth of kitchen with those smiling staffs together with us in the journey. The camping facility is one of the most desired way of trekking since the beginning of mountain treks and hopefully you will also soak into this experience.

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Altitude Gain: 420 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 6 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tent House

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Day 11: Trek from Kangla Phedi to Nagwal(3,659 to 3,689 meters) via Kang La Pass(5,292 to 5,297 meters)

Tough uphill climb to reach pass and then steep downhill towards Nagwal village
Early in the morning with packed lunch for the day we begin climbing the steep uphill trail towards Kangla pass. Continuing to the northwest side towards the Kangla Pass requires crossing a small bridge approximately 700 meters from the Kangla Phedi before encountering blue sheep grazing or fighting in the bushes. The dramatic trail of loose rocks begins here with unstable terrain, making it difficult to traverse. As we climb higher toward the pass, inspiring views appear, but breathing becomes shorter and heavier due to thinning air levels. Before reaching Kngla Pass' top lies narrow, steep upward trails requiring guidance for successful completion. Reaching Kngal Pass(5,300 meters) is challenging yet awe-inspiring because of an unparalleled view of Himalayas and unique terrain on both sides; Mt.Kanguru(6,981meters), Mt.Nagdi Chuli (7,871meters), Mt.Himalchuli (7,893 meters) & Pisang Peak(6,091 meters) can be seen if looking southeast while Mt.Annapurna II (7,555 meters), Mt.Gangapurna (7,455 meters), Mt.Annapurna (8,091meters), Mt.Tilicho peak (7,134 meters) & Mt.Chulu East Peak (6,429 meters)are visible when facing westward direction. Admiring those breathtaking panoramic views makes us feel grateful despite feeling exhausted by this point in time. Descending down around one-and-a-half-kilometer-long path leads through steep downhill areas while other parts easy-to-walk trails offering stunning sights along every step taken until finally arriving at today's final destination, Nagwal Village located atop Marsyangdi River ridge, which offers much-needed restful place plus delicious food to recharge our energy for the next day's trek.
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Altitude Gain: 667 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 11 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 12: Trek to Manang(3,519 to 3,577 meters)

Avoiding the roadways we reach Manang with magical view of the surroundings.

Nestled in the mesmerizing beauty of Annapurna mountain, Nagwal village is where we will begin our trek towards Manang. As we can see, alpine forests surround Marsyangdi River and Humde village with Manang airport, and the greenery covers those rough and barren Himalayan terrains like a picturesque canvas.

We will walk on an easy-to-walk sandy terrain trail for around 7 kilometers before reaching Baraka village. And after another 2-3 Km walk from there, we'll finally arrive at Manang village by midday.

But that's not all - once we reach here, you'll have plenty of time to explore this charming little settlement nestled amidst stunning snow-capped peaks! From Gangapurna Lake to various scenic viewpoints throughout the area, every corner has something remarkable waiting for you.

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Altitude Drop: 112 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 11 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 13: Trek from Manang to Khangsar(3,733 to 3,775 meters)

Easy to walk and scenic trail to local Khangsar village.

Leaving the Manang village, we will head west, crossing the terraced farm fields around the village. After walking about 3 km, we will reach Marsyangdi River, from where we will begin trekking to the next side of the hill, which is more barren and steep.

The continued journey of around 3.5 km in the same direction on an easy-to-walk trail will eventually lead us to Khangsar village - a small settlement on one side of the Marsyangdi river with plenty of terraced field crops necessary for villagers' survival. We'll get a chance to see snow-clad mountains towards East and South directions from this beautiful spot. We can enjoy some delicious local food here while acclimatizing ourselves for our next day's venture. 

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Altitude Gain: 198 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 5 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 14: Trek from Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp(4,134 to 4,145meters)

Climb higher towards the lake and stay at Tilicho Base Camp
Today's trail begins after breakfast in Khangsar and heads towards the western direction of the village. As we walk along, Tilicho Peak comes into view, and we eventually arrive at Shree Kharka - a 2 km easy-to-walk trail away. After walking approximately 500 meters uphill from Shree Kharka, we will continue on an easy-to-follow straight path to reach Tilicho Base Camp. The last three kilometers of our journey take us through a landslide trail where we get to witness awe-inspiring panoramic views of Mt. Chulu (6,584 meters), Mt Gyaji Kang (7,038 meters), Mt Kanguru (6,981 meters) and Pisang peak(6,091meters) towards the East; while seeing sights such as Mount Khangsar Kang(7,485 m), Mount Annapurna(8,091 m) and Tilicho Peak(7134meter)situated in the West. This half-day trek concludes once you arrive at Tilicho Base Camp, where you can acclimate and rest for your next-day trip, leading to beautiful Lake Tillico.
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Altitude Gain: 370 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 8.5 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tea House

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Day 15: Trek to Tilicho Lake(4,910 to 4,930 meters) and Camp

Special day on the side of Tilicho Lake, the view and ambiance of the camp

Today's approximately 5.5 Km long walking trail takes us through an entirely different walking experience. The trail gradually inclines up from the base camp to the Tilicho Lake. Tilicho Lake is located at an elevation of about 4,910 to 4,930 meters, proudly listing it as one of the highest lakes in the world. We will spend the quality time by camping at closeby ground of the Tilicho Lake and enjoy the scenery with prefect foods and care from our staff.

It is located within the Annapurna Conservation Area and provides stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan mountain ranges. The jaw-dropping beauty of this lake never fails to impress the visitors. Stunningly surrounded by towering snow-clad peaks, including the Annapurna massif and Gangapurna, the lake offers a picturesque and serene atmosphere. The crystal-clear turquoise waters of Tilicho Lake are set against the backdrop of dramatic landscapes, creating a truly awe-inspiring sight. Tilicho Lake is relatively untouched by mass tourism, which adds to its tranquility and serenity. We will admire the views and ambiance of the surroundings while being prepared for the next day's big adventure.

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Altitude Gain: 785 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 7.5 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tent House

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Day 16: Trek to near and above Yak Kharka via Eastern Pass(5,232 meters) and Mesokanto North Pass(5,235 meters) and Camp

The most strenuous day of the entire trek, including 2 passes.
Beginning our journey towards the lake's northern direction, we will first cross Eastern Pass and head towards Mesokanto Pass. The climb of this pass is relatively easier than the drop from the other side of the hill towards Yak Kharka. Though the trek today is challenging, the views are equally inspiring. Towards the northwest direction of the pass, we will see Mt. Dhaulagiri range, Mukut Himal, Dhampus Peak, and other peaks from left to right in series. Similarly, towards the South East direction of the pass, we will see Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Annapurna Iv, Mt. Gangapurna, Mt Tare Kang, Mt. Tarke Kang, and Mt. Khangsar Kang in a series standing tall and white from left to right. After the pass, we will walk down the steep drop of about 3.5 Km towards Yak Kharka and camp right above it. We will have much-needed rest and good warm food at Yak Kharka and rest being prepared for next day adventure.
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Altitude Gain: 305 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 13.5 Km walk

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Accommodation: Tent House

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Day 17: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom(2,735 to 2,750 meters)

Easy downhill trek through wide roads and nice views
We will walk on a very easy-to-walk trail towards Jomsom in the morning after breakfast. With the view of Mt. Nilgiri in the west direction, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus Peak, and other peaks towards the west direction of the trail, we will reach Jomsom passing beautiful apple farms of locals and the native settlements of indigenous people. We will explore Jomsom and be ready for the flight to Pokhara the next day.
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Altitude Drop: 2450 meters

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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

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Distance: Approx. 13.5 Km walk

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Accommodation: Standard Hotel

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Day 18: Fly to Pokhara(820 to 870m) and Explore

Early morning flight to Pokhara and free day in this beautiful city
After a scenic flight from Jomsom, you'll arrive in the charming city of Pokhara. Once there, you can take some time to rest and unwind at your hotel, soaking in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. In your free time, you can explore the many attractions of this beautiful city, including its vibrant markets, serene lakes, and lush green hillsides. Whether you're interested in adventure sports, cultural experiences, or simply relaxing in nature, Pokhara has something for everyone. So sit back, relax, and enjoy all that this enchanting destination has to offer.
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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-veg

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Duration: Approx. 25 minutes flight

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Accommodation: Deluxe 3 Star Hotel

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Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu and Free Day

Restful of the day in Kathmandu after the flight for anything to do
After enjoying a hearty breakfast, we will begin our day by boarding a flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, we will check into our hotel and take some time to settle in. Once you have had a chance to unwind, you may wish to explore the nearby attractions or indulge in some shopping before departing this beautiful country the following day. With so much to see and do in Kathmandu, there is sure to be something to suit everyone's interests and preferences.
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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast, Dinner | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-veg

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Duration: Approx. 30 minutes flight

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Accommodation: Deluxe 3 star hotel

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Day 20: Final Departure from Kathmandu

Farewell from this trip schedule, with hope to see you again.
As your visit comes to a close, we would like to express our gratitude for choosing to travel with us. We wish you a safe and comfortable journey back home, and hope to see you again soon for another adventure. Our team will accompany you to the international airport in Kathmandu for your departure.
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Meals Served | Options: Breakfast | Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-veg

Included Services

Included in base rate

  • Airport and all road transfers in a comfortable private vehicle as per terrain suitability
  • Deluxe 3-star hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Standard & comfortable, clean & hygienic teahouse accommodation and very well served camping setups in the mountains
  • All accommodations on twin-sharing basis
  • Breakfasts in Kathmandu and Pokhara, full board meals during the trip (breakfast/lunch/dinner + fruits, dessert, tea/coffee)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Guided excursions with responsible, experienced, local, fully trained, certified and professional trek leader
  • Porters and kitchen staff for carrying luggage and camping equipment (2 trekkers : 4 Staffs)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, fooding and lodging
  • Domestic flights Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, T-Shirt, special HAT and trekking map (down jacket  and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip)
  • A comprehensive medical kit with the tools to save lives in high altitude
  • All necessary paperwork, special and normal permits and environment management fees
  • All taxes payable to central and state governments

NOT INCLUDED IN BASE RATE

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meals other than the one mentioned in include section
  • Any optional activities or service upgrades than the one mentioned in include section
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips for staffs(Ground Handlers)
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Personal climbing equipment (ice axe, crampons, harness, ascender, etc)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower etc.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, in case of early arrival than the scheduled date from the trek
  • Services not mentioned in the ‘Price Includes’ section

Group Departure Dates

Dates Start-EndAvailability Remaining SpacesPrice Per Person

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will pick us up at the airport?

The official representative from the company will be there at the arrival of airport to pick you up. They can be easily identified at the airport on your arrival since they will be holding the company logo board and traveler or group leader's name on it. You will be greeted, welcomed and escorted to the assigned hotel in Kathmandu.

Should I arrive early?

The scheduled days are enough to go for this trip, however if you wish to do some more exploration apart from the one mentioned in itinerary then you can come early.

Will it be too cold in tents?

The mountains are cold but not specially the tent house set up for the camping nights in mountain. The setup on the tent house will be equally warm as in the tea houses as all the necessary equipment will be carried by our staffs for your accommodation and food arrangements.

Is this trek difficult to do?

This trip requires extended walking hours and ice covered trails at highest elevations on earth for few days. Most of the experiences are concentrated in daily walks of around 6-7 hours in mountain regions. Not recommended for people with physical disabilities, mental illness and critical heart related health issues.

How many hours walk in a day ?

Normal trek days lasts 6-7 hours walk in average whereas to cross the mountain passes, it will require 9-10 hours walk.

Will it be too cold?

The mountains are meant to be cold but can be adopted to altitude and temperature with proper acclimatization and proper supplements like food, rest and cloths.

Do I need a guide or Can I go on my own?

To enrich the trekking experiences in Himalayas, going with experienced guide with right attitude and skills is huge advantage. It is now compulsory to go with guide on this particular trek.

Will have to carry my stuffs?

A light day pack is recommended to carry just to improve traveler's walking pace while climbing uphill. Remaining stuff required by guest on their daily use during the trek is carried by the porters in your duffel bag provided by the company to be picked up and dropped off to your rooms door everyday.

Is it expensive to go trekking in Nepal?

The most affordable destination to travel on earth Nepal with respect to what it has to offer for its visitors. Highest value for what guest pays, represents Nepalese hospitality industry.

Where will I stay and eat?

Everything from your arrival for the trip to the departure from the trip is covered in this package. Everyday breakfast from your designated hotels , deluxe 3 star hotels in city and comfortable tea houses in the mountains are pre-arranged for your stay. Camping setup are done with basic facilities for all meals, dining, sleeping and toilet arrangement. Everyday 3 meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with additional tea/coffee, fruits and desserts are served during the trek days in Himalayas.

Will I get alternative services?

Everything from your personal requirements to the trip related requirements during your experience with HAT will be fulfilled at its best. We value guest's satisfaction before anything.
Whenever you require more information about the trip or have other possible questions, please feel free to reach us. Contact Us. 

Practical Information

Must to Know Information Before Heading for This Trip

The concern of safety remains at the top of conversation during Himalayan trips. The assurance of being safe comes with all the team efforts combined with favorable weather condition. Our team is trained to rescue and aid in any medical condition that might arise in high altitudes. Our premium access to the weather forecast station always let's us window period before we get surprised by the weather impacts during the trip. Constant communication of trip operators in Kathmandu and the ground handlers in mountain will let every possible rescue action in emergency happen right away.

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