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Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days

Annapurna circuit trek 10 days Starting at the tropical valleys traverse through Marsyangdhi river valley and touches the heart of some indigenous highland Himalayan people. This trek will offer you every different climatic zone in the world.

Annapurna circuit trek 10 days is known as one of the best treks in the world. This trek starts from the tropical valley of Besisahar and follows river Marsyangdi valley and reaches the world’s largest pass called Thorong-La 5416m above the sea level. It passes through many Himalayan villages through both Marsyangdi valley and Kaligandaki valley. This trek will give you opportunity to see many different kinds of climatic zone, few indigenous group people their culture, language, custom, tradition, some highest mountain in the world, ancient caves, frozen lakes, alpine valley, centuries-old monasteries.

This Annapurna circuit trek 10 days will offer you unforgettable lifetime memory of rejoicing your moment in the highland of Himalaya. This trip will start from Kathmandu to Besisahar by the drive and you will stay in Besisahar for overnight. And the next day you will have another drive to Chame (2600m/8528 ft). It is headquartered in the Manang district and it’s the least populated district of Nepal. As you step on Chame you can see Annapurna II(7937m/26033ft) just above your forehead on the right side of the valley. And the best part of this trek is the changing of scenery every day, every hour, every moment. You will see many villages during the trek like Chame, Pisang, Manang and they are very beautiful with its uniqueness of Annapurna valley.

In Manang district the people you going to see is Manangis. And they are one of the indigenous group in Nepal with their own way of living, culture, tradition, custom. In the higher valley, you will see mud thatched roof houses. In fact, the thatched mud is a good insulator when there is heavy snowfall in the winter. While in spring it prevents the house from snow as well.

After crossing the pass Thorong-La ( 5416 m /17765 ft) you will reach the Muktinath the holy place for both Hindus & Buddhist where you can see nuns running the monastery inside Muktinath temple. The scenery totally changes after Thorong-La Pass. It is drier and rain shadow area of Mt Dhaulagiri and Annapurna that’s the reason this place gets the least amount of rain annually. As you reach Kaligandaki valley you will get warm hospitality of Thakali people, they are another indigenous group of Nepal. They have own lifestyle, culture, custom, and tradition. As a result, Annapurna circuit two valleys Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki culturally and naturally rich which is organized by Himalayan Smile Treks.

Highlights of Annapurna Circuit trek 10 days

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar and jeep drive to Chame
  • Exploration of low and high altitude like tropical to arctic.
  • See some world highest mountain.
  • Visit some centuries old monastery and temples.
  • Visiting high altitude lakes and see alpine migratory ducks.
  • Crossing world largest pass Throng-La 5416m/17764ft.
  • Visit the most sacred temple of Muktinath
  • Trek through the windy valley
  • See the arid land of Nepal

Trip Fact

Trip Duration: 10 days
Trip Code: HST-NST-05
Trek Start from : Beshisahar
Trek End: Jomsom
Grade: Moderate/Difficult
Trek start Elevation: 1050m/3444ft
Highest Elevation: 5416m/17765ft
Group Size: Minimum 2 person
Best time: October, November, December, February, March, April
Mode of Trek : Teahouse / Tent
Starting Price $670.00.00
  • Cost Includes
    • One highly experienced mountain Guide and Porter
    • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and Porter
    • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area project entry permit
    • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
    • Jomsom / Pokhara airfare.
    • Jomsom / Pokhara airfare for guide and porter.
    • Kathmandu/ Besisahar / Chame transportation by local bus
  • Cost Excludes
    • Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel
    • Pokhara / Kathmandu transportation
    • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
    • All meals during trekking
    • International air fare
    • Travelers insurance
    • Cold drinks (Alcohol  and cold drinks)
    • Boiled water, Hot shower, Mineral water, Batteries charge and hot drinks (in pot)
    • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
    • Tips to guide and porter
    • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
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Day by Day Itinerary

Day
01
sybrubesi to kathmandu
Drive Kathmandu to Beshisahar (760m).

Drive 175km Kathmandu(1400 m) to Beshisahar (760m/2493ft).around 7 hours and it goes through Trishuli and Marsyangdhi valley. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery during the drive.  Lunch at on the way to Beshisahar. Evening walk around the city. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Drive
Lunch, Dinner
Beshisahara
Day
02
Annapurna circuit trek 10 days-drive Chame
Drive Beshisahar to Chame (2670m).

This four-wheel drive will follow Marsyangdhi valley and it passes through many mountain villages and beautiful scenery to the Chame (2670m/8757ft). It will go through an unpaved road by four-wheel jeep / local bus. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

 

Mountain Lodge
Drive
Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
Chame
Day
03
Chame to Pisang- Annapurna circuit trek 10 days
Trek Chame to Pisang (3200m/10496ft)

Your walk will start from today. The trail will traverse through the left side of the valley and after apple farm village Bartang you will cross the suspension bridge and after a bit uphill you will reach another beautiful village called Dhikurpokhari, please walking to Pisang village. 6 hrs walk. O /n at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Trekking
breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner
Pisang
Day
04
Pisang to Manang walking- Annapurna circuit
Trek Pisang to Manang (3540m/11283ft).

Today trail goes through high above the valley from the right side and another trail goes through the valley from the left side. You can see many villages, Monastery, and Lamasery during the way after Humde the scenery slightly changes. It will become more desert and dry. 6hrs walk. O/n at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Trekking
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Manang
Day
05
Manang village Annapurna circit trek 10 days
Acclimatization day in Manang.

On the acclimatization day, we will go to Ice lake 4600m/15088ft Lake for the excursion. It will take 5/6hrs back and forth. It’s a very nice walk we can see many mountains during the walk and can see vast detail of higher Marsyangdhi valley and Annapurna mountains. Explore Manang village. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Day hiking
Breakfast , Lunch . Dinner
Manang
Day
06
Trek to Ladar (Yak Kharka)
Trek Manang to Ledar (4200m/13776ft) .

The trail goes through the dry terrain. With growing altitude it would be difficult to breathe so we will take slow and steady pace to make it to our destination. During the trek, you will see Gangapurna, Khangsahar, Chulu west, Chulu central, Chulu east, Glacier dome, Khangsar kang, Om myurpa, Syagang, Katung kang. 5 hrs walk. O/n at Mountain lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Trekking
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Yak Kharka
Day
07
Throng La Phedi- Annapurna circuit trek 10 days
Trek Ledar to Throng La Phedi (4450m/14596ft).

The trail will go through the right side in the beginning until we cross the suspension bridge and the trail goes through the left side of the valley and reaches the Throng – La Phedi (4450m/14596ft). 6 hours walk. Overnight  at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Trekking
Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner
Throng La Phedi
Day
08
Throng La Pass- Annapurna circuit
Throng La Phedi to Muktinath (3760 m).

Trek start early morning 4/5 AM depending on the season and cross through Throng-La  Pass (5416m/17764ft) world largest pass. After crossing the pass the trail descends  to the  Muktinath (3760m/12333ft ), can  view  Dhaulagiri Massif right straight in the west from the pass. 8 hrs walk. O/n at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Trekking
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Muktinath
Day
09
Muktinath to Jomsom- Annapurna circuit trek
Trek Muktinath to Jomsom (2720 m).

The walk will be down until we reach the place called Kagbeni. The walk will be more nice with changing scenery and the beautiful medieval village like Kagbeni(2804 m). After Kagbeni the walk will be through the windy valley through the Kali Gandaki river to the  Jomsom (2720 m). 6 hours walk. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Mountain Lodge
Trekking
breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Jomsom
Day
10
Fly Jomsom to Pokhara- Annapruna circuit trek
Fly Jomsom to Pokhara.

The early morning 25-minute flight will take you to Pokhara and the aircraft goes through Kaligandaki valley and reaches Pokhara. On a clear day, the flight would be very scenic. During the flight, you will see many high mountains. Onward your Journey. Trek end. Onward your journey.

Breakfast
Pokhara

Detailed Itinerary

Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days Price

Silver Price - US$ 670.00 Per Person (Twin sharing)  Book Now
Package cost includes:
  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and Porter
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and Porter
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area project entry permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle.
  • Jomsom / Pokhara airfare.
  • Jomsom / Pokhara airfare for guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu/ Besisahar / Chame  transportation by local bus
The Package cost excludes:
  • Other ground transportation
  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel
  • Pokhara / Kathmandu transportation
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
  • All meals during trekking
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • Cold drinks (Alcohol  and cold drinks)
  • Boiled water, Hot shower, Mineral water, Batteries charge and hot drinks (in pot)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking
  • We don't include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).
  • The other things not included on the trek are like charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $4 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.
  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($30/night) and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.
Gold Price - US$ 950.00 Per Person (Twin sharing)  Book Now
Package cost includes:
  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) a cup of tea / coffee in each meals during trekking trek
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and Porter
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and Porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area project entry permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle.
  • Jomsom / Pokhara airfare.
  • Jomsom / Pokhara airfare for guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu/ Besisahar / Chame  transportation by local bus
The Package cost excludes:
  • Other ground transportation
  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel
  • Pokhara / Kathmandu transportation
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • Cold drinks (Alcohol  and cold drinks)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Boiled water, Hot shower, Mineral water, Batteries charge and hot drinks (in pot)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Approx. 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking
  • We don't include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).
  • The other things not included on the trek are like charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $4 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.
  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($30/night) and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.

Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days Route Map

Annapurna Circuit Trek 10 days FAQs

What are the differences between Silver and Gold?

The difference between these two prices is only two services. In Gold price, during trekking, we provide you with accommodation in a tea house and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). But in Silver price, the trekkers should pay by themselves the expenses of their meals and accommodation in tea house while you're on trekking days. But other services which are included in the Gold price are also included in the Silver price.

Accommodation during trekking :

In the  Annapurna region, we offer you accommodation in a tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is the combination of a guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. The rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture. Blankets are generally provided. Most bathrooms are shared and toilets can be either a squat type of the western version. Most of the Tea Houses have running water facility. Many of them also avail hot water for shower. But you will by charge by hotel owner using a hot water shower.

Meals during trekking :

In Tea House trekking you will usually have breakfast and dinner in the lodge; lunch will between at one of the trail side restaurants. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well as a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes, and soup. Some have western food such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. Soft drinks, snacks, and beer are available in most of the Tea Houses and trail side restaurants.

Trekking Team (Guide, Porter)

We offer you an experienced trekking guide. He is in charge of your overall trekking. This is the person you should go to with all the problems, concerns and questions. He is well trained in all aspects of trekking, high altitude medicine, first aid, and emergency procedure. He is selected in terms of his professionalism. Remember that trekking guides are local citizens and their English may be basic and limited to trek related topics. About porters, they carry your luggage. They are also local citizens. Normally one porter carries 20 to 25 kg of stuff. Normally we provide one porter for two trekkers.

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Rated 100 % based on 4 customer reviews
Wonderful trek Annapurna valley , Nederland

I did Annapurna circuit trek 10 days with Himalayan Smile treks guide Lakpa Bhote . As a solo travelers , I was a bit worried about personal safety originally. With back and forth emails with the supporting staff‐ Sabin from the Himalayan Smile treks, I could feel their reliability and so decided to join the Annapurna trek.

My guide Lakpa Bhote and helper Hari as well as some time just day‐dreaming on my own. 10‐day trek just passed so fast and I am now safely back to my home town with a piece of unique memory of Himalayas. I truly recommend booking the trek through Himalayan Smile Treks & Adventures. you will never be disappoint with the service and value of your money that it will give !

Travel Year: 2017
Exceptional ” The best trekking company in Nepal” , Singapore

This is my second time in Nepal I had decided to do short Annapurna circuit trek. After arrival in Kathmandu international airport I had directly drive to Himalayan Smile Treks office. I talk with Mr. KP and I told him my plan for 10 days Annapurna circuit trek. He introduce Guide Pramod and Porter Sundar. It is rarely to experience such professionalism and service.

Everything was taken care of and they arranged a guide and porter that really made the trip very nice. A trip like this is quite a challenge because of the steepness and the height and therefore you should be well prepared physically to be able to really enjoy it. short Annapurna circuit trek is amazing and to be at the top of the world renown mountain Annapurna circuit 10 days awesome !

We loved this trip and look forward to another trek someday soon. I’ll be extremely happy to use the same trekking company Himalayan Smile Treks and hopefully guide as well. it is ” Exceptional “

Travel Year: 2015
Incredible Short Annapurna circuit , Spanish

I and my wife was concern about my trip to Nepal but with the help of Himalayan Smile Treks and wonderful guides ” CholaKant “. Our trek successfully crossed the Throng-la pass with our strong superman porter “Yam”. I strongly recommend Himalayan Smile Treks to anyone considering trekking in Nepal.

After the Throng high camp the trail cover by fresh snow, it was very hard to find out trail but our guide is very experience for Annapurna circuit trek. His judgment and local knowledge kept us safe and prevented undue delay on the trek to Muktinath. The guide has great altitude training and caring people. If you planning to see the magnificence of the Himalayas then I would highly recommend Himalayan Smile Treks. Got five star service !!!

Travel Year: 2015
Amazing Marshyangdi valley trek , Taiwan

Among of the many local travel agency in Nepal we chose Himalayan Smile Treks because they provide us completely packages including transportation and accommodation. We have only two weeks but we are very interest to do Annapurna circuit trek. The Himalayan Smile Treks Mr. KP was customized Annapurna circuit for 10 days. It is completely what we want to do. The price of their services was higher than the other companies, but value was excellent. The level of detail, services offered, and guide provided, allowed us to focus on the enjoyment of the trip without any of the normal logistical planning required for a trip of this enormity.

Our guide Dharma was extremely knowledgeable, respectful of our desires and efficient in ensuring the trip ran smoothly. Our porter Chiring was also efficient and effective plus an enjoyable added companion.

We would highly recommend this trip for anyone up for an adventure. If you go to the Himalayas you must do it with Himalayan Smile Treks.

Travel Year: 2015
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