> Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule
> Manang village with Gangapurna Glacier
> Kali Gandaki Valley
> Sunrise from Poonhill
Annapurna Circuit is a world-classic trekking around the Annapurna Himalayas and an unforgettable odyssey through amazing diversity in landscape with a unique blend of ethnicities along the way. The mountains on display in Annapurna Circuit include Annapurna I, the 10th highest mountain in the world and first over 8000 m to have been climbed, Additional peaks featured here are Dhaulagiri, worlds 7th highest, Manaslu, worlds 8th highest, and Machhapuchhre a beautiful and sacred mountain that is forbidden to climb.
The highlights of the Annapurna circuit trek are Thorung La pass at 5416m, the highest trekking pass in Nepal and visiting the Manang village, a village with its own culture and lifestyle. We will also visit one of the popular pilgrimages in Nepal Muktinath temple, the God of Salvation. Legends says that once we visit the temple, all the sins from the body will be washed up and become pure, so thousands of pilgrims come here from different part of Nepal and India to take bath in the pond. Furthermore, we will have opportunities to take a bath in one of the famous natural hot springs at Tatopani and the water on this spring is proven to be very good for the skin and there are many examples of cured skin diseases.
If needed, your transfers from and to the airport are included.
All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, flights, etc.) as described in the programme are included.
During the trek, we stay in lodges or teahouses. These are simple in nature, but fully equipped. Do not expect too much luxury.
One porter per two trekkers. This way you don’t have to carry your complete equipment yourself. The guide speaks English.
The total amount covers not only your own basics, but also those of your guide and porter. No unpleasant surprises.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are prepared during the trek. The meals are basic, but will give you enough energy for your appetite. Fruit is also available after each meal.
Coffee and tea are also organized by the trekking company. Every morning fresh coffee and tea are made. There are scheduled breaks to enjoy this.
The total amount includes costs for the permits needed for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. This also applies to the TIMS Card, to the Trekkers Information Management System.
In order to pull in the Himalayas as prepared as possible, it is important to bring a good down jacket and sleeping bag. These are provided by your trekking company.
We also have a cap, t-shirt, and a roadmap for you. Not only are they ideal for trekking, but they are also beautiful souvenirs.
If your group is larger than 6 people, we will take an extra assistant guide with you to support you.
The guides carry an altitude sickness kit to monitor your pulse rate, oxygen saturation, and heart rate twice a day (very useful for monitoring the symptoms of altitude sickness (AMS) at altitude).
During your stay in Pokhara, you will stay in a hotel.
The bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back is included in the total price of this trekking.
Your trekking company will not take responsibility for the travel visa for Nepal. This should be organized by yourself. Contact your local Nepalese embassy for the latest visa information.
The total amount is also exclusive of flights to and from Nepal. To get an idea of which airlines are flying on Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), have a look at the website.
Before and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.
All personal expenses such as drinks at the bar, washing and other similar expenses are for your own account.
Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before you travel to Nepal.
Tips for guides and porters are exclusive. 10% of the total amount is an excellent target price, but the final amount is up to you.
Certain luxuries such as desserts, a hot shower, hot running water, bottles of mineral water and Wi-Fi should be missed during a typical trek in the Himalayas. The water we encounter along the way is drinkable and is heated or boiled by us.