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Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • 15 Days
  • From USD
  • $1,450.00  (P/P)

Trip Facts

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation: Private Car/jeep/hiace
  • Max. Altitude: 5416m.
  • Walking hours : 6 - 7 hours
  • Best season to trek: Sept. - Nov. and March - May
  • Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and teahouses in the trek

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a classic route for trekkers from around the world. It is also known as Annapurna Round trek. It follows pristine trails through the Annapurna range in central Nepal. The Annapurna Region has opened to trekkers over three and a half decades ago and has become a favourite due to its incredible views and serene surroundings. The Annapurna Circuit Trek offers a diverse array of wildlife, flora, fauna, and culture. Throughout the trek, you will pass through numerous villages with their own unique cultures and traditions. The Annapurna Circuit trail is north of the major Himalayan range to mid trans-Himalayan. You will cross the Thorung-La pass at an altitude of 5,416m, touch the edge of the Tibetan plateau, and have magnificent views of Annapurna (II, III, IV), Lamjung, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Nilgiri, Tilicho Peak and Dhaulagiri.

The Annapurna Circuit trek is moderate to comparatively challenging. Throughout the trek, you will make numerous river crossings over wooden and steel suspension bridges and stay in comfortable tea houses offering delicious fresh foods. This region also offers tent trekking if desired. The Annapurna Circuit Trek takes 16 days to complete and requires 6-7 hours of trekking per day.

Annapurna circuit trek begins at Beshishahar in the Marshyandi River Valley after 6 hours drive from the Kathmandu Valley. The Annapurna Circuit Trek crosses numerous micro-climate regions from tropics to the frigid cold at Thorong La pass (5416m), the widest pass of the world.This trail passes through terraced paddy fields and into subtropical forests, huge rock cliffs, several waterfalls and various villages. When you reach Pisang, we would suggest taking the upper trail to Gyaru, Ngawal to Manang. The upper trail offers spectacular views of mountains, landscapes and two villages rich with Tibetan influenced culture. In Manang Village (3540m), it is important to acclimatise in preparation for the challenging ascent to Thorong-La pass. Manang has many places to explore like the ice lake, Malarekpa Cape, Gangapurna Lake and the lovely village and monastery. If you are lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of the snow leopards which inhabit the area. You will then make your way to the holy Muktinath, with the breathtaking view of Dhaulagiri, and the upper Mustang landscape. You will make your way back to Jomsom and eventually make your way back to Pokhara.

While parts of the Annapurna Region trek can be done at any time, we recommend planning your Annapurna Circuit Trek best time to go during autumn or Spring. At Himalayan Joy Adventure, we are committed to creating trekking itineraries that meet all of our traveller's needs. If you are interested in the Annapurna Circuit Trek with a guide or any other possible trekking destinations, please contact our office. Himalayan Joy Adventure offers a wide range of treks and tours tailor-made to each traveller’s time schedule and desire. Come and experience the pristine beauty of Nepal, it is sure to be an adventure of a lifetime. 

What You Can Expect

  • Sightseeing in historical and world's heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Holy shrine Muktinath
  • The widest pass of the world
  • Antique Monasteries

Outline Itinerary


A Himalayan Joy Adventure representative will greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival and provide transportation to your hotel. After checking into your room and refreshing, our HJA representative will describe the details regarding your trek. Then, you can visit the tourist hub in Thamel. There are many places to shop for trekking gear and souvenirs. In the evening, Himalayan Joy Adventure will host a welcome dinner at the typical Nepali restaurant with a Nepali cultural dance. After dinner, you will be dropped off at your hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Trip Map

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops by Private Vehicle.
  • 4 nights Hotel (3 star) in Kathmandu in twin sharing basis on BB plan
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • One night hotel in Pokhara
  • Full board meals (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner) and Accommodation on twin sharing basis during the trek
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Benshisahar
  • Tourist bus Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide
  • Porter (One porter for two people)
  • Insurance for Himalayan Joy Staff
  • Himalayan Joy Adventure T-Shirt
  • Himalayan Joy Adventure Duffel bag
  • TIMS permit
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit

Cost Excludes

  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation ( Most Required)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax 
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 and Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Cold drinks such as Mineral water, Cola, Beer etc.(Mineral water will cost per liter from Rs. 100 till Rs.500 and if you bring water purifying tablet is best idea cause you will help to save nature from not using plastic bottles and also its much cheaper then mineral water )
  • Bars bill such as Mars, Sneaker, Bounty chocolate etc
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

Trip Note


Every day the world is facing a big issue of environmental pollution and in Nepal as well. Our field staffs are quite conscious about environmental pollution at any time and we encourage to all. We would suggest to our guest to use boiled water or water purification pills than buying a bottle of water, it helps to avoid plastic bottles which can take a long time to disappear. During the trek, if possible you can order same items food in a group which minimises the fuel used and to make the campfire is almost forbidden. We would encourage being a responsible traveller so, just leaving a footprint on the trail and bring out all non-biodegradables which you had.  



Group Size

                  Cost ( in USD)

1 – 3 Person

                                       USD 1450.00 P/P

4 – 6 Person

                                       USD 1390.00 P/P

7 – 10 Person

                                       USD 1350.00 P/P

11+  Persons

                                       USD 1300.00 P/P


Medical facility in this trekking route

Bensisahar     -          Government hospital

Chame           -         Government hospital

Manang          -          HRA Aid

Muktinath       -          ACAP Health post

Jomsom         -         Government Hospital

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