Annapurna Circuit Trek - 20 Days

Annapurna Circuit has been the best choice of trekkers for a long time. The reason behind being the best choice is its’ diverse climatic region, geological setting, cultural harmony, and versatile flora and fauna. One of the best trek, that we would like to recommend to all the nature lovers to indulge around. We can say this is a  must-visit place in a lifetime.


The great opportunity to interact with the legendary trekking route… its time to see the change.


The trek starts from Pokhara/Kathmandu. You can arrive Nepal on your own and join us or we can arrange your pick up from Kathmandu Airport upon request, and also organize a few days of visit around the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara before the trek.

Day 1: Drive to Dharapani

Day 2: Dharapani to Timang

Day 3: Timang to Chame

Day 4: Chame to Upper Pisang

Day 5: Upper Pisang to Nagwal

Day 6: Nagwal to Manang

Day 7: Rest/Acclimatization day

Day 8: Manag to Yak Kharkha

Day 9: Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi

Day 10: Thorung Phedi to Muktinath

Day 11: Muktinath to Kagbeni

Day 12: Kagbeni to Jomsom

Day 13: Drive from Jomsom to Tatopani *or fly to Pokhara*

Day 14: Tatopani to Poonhill

Day 15: Poonhill to Pokhara


Day 1
Drive to Dharapani

Day 2
Dharapani to Timang

Day 3
Timang to Chame

Day 4
Chame to Upper Pisang

Day 5
Upper Pisang to Nagwal

Day 6
Nagwal to Manang

Day 7
Rest/Acclimatization day

Rest and acclimatization day. Visit Gangapurna lake and the clinic; get information about altitude sickness. If you have any problems get some medicine.

Day 8
Manang to Yak Kharkha

Trek to Yak Kharka (4018m) for 7 hours.

Day 9
Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi

A slow trek for 6 hours to Throng Phadi.

Day 10
Thorung Phedi to Muktinath

Trek to Muktinath crossing Thorung La (5416m) (‘La’ means pass). Approximately 8-9 hours of ascending and descending hike.

Day 11
Muktinath to Kagbeni

Day 12
Kagbeni to Jomsom

Day 13
Drive from Jomsom to Tatopani

Or you can fly out from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Day 14
Tatopani to Poonhill

Day 15
Poonhill to Pokhara

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Circuit is a Grade A or a difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk everyday?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 5416 m. This is the elevation of Thorung la pass, the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

Cost Includes:

  • Land transportation, Kathmandu or Pokhara to Dharapani, Jomsom to Tatopani, and Nayapool to Pokhara on a sharing basis.
  • Standard accommodation at Pokhara, breakfast included.
  • Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on trek.
  • Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation along the trail.
  • Well experienced English speaking trekking Guide.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) and
  • (ACAP) Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Fee.
  • Food, wages, accommodation, equipment, medicine, and insurance coverage for all trekking staff.
  • All Government taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Other expenses like costs incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, emergency evacuation and rerouting, flight change.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold beverage, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment's.
  • Support (Porter) service if needed.
  • Flight Tickets from Jomsom to Pokhara (US 125$)
  • Tips for trekking staff - Tipping is expected.

The itineraries are merely a guideline and are prearranged on the basis of their popularity with our previous guests. We can easily customized it to suit your own schedule and requirement.

We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have an interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include: the famous Chitwan National Park Jungle Safaris, guided tours of Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Biking, River Rafting. Please share your desire by contacting us and we will make it happen for you.

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Annapurna Circuit Trek
From $ 1,199.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • By Air/Ground
  • 1 or above
  • 1200 M. to 5416 M.
  • March-April, October-November
  • Trekker Lodges, Guest House
  • 20 days
  • Difficult / Moderate