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Round Annapurna Trek

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Round Annapurna Trek is the best package for you if you want to experience natural and cultural diversity that prevails in Nepal.  Annapurna Region was opened for trekking to foreigners in 1977 and it has since then been popular among the crowd of tourists. 
Round Annapurna Trekking itinerary continues for 22days. Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar and follow the path through crop fields and farm lands along gushing Marsyangdi River. Leave the valley and pursue Annapurna Round Trekking route to reach trans- Himalayan region. The region is chiefly inhabited by people of Mongol origin. You will be rewarded with views of Annapurna II Mountain, Annapurna III Mountain and Gangapurna Mountain.
Climb to Manang village where a day of acclimatization will be taken as we need to cross high pass of Thorong La on the next day. Thorong La acts as the bridge in between Marsyangdi valley and Kali Gandaki valley.
Descend to the Muktinath temple. This is the sacred temple that is hold sacred by people of Hindu and Buddhist religion. Lower down to Marpha and head through Tatopani to Ghorepani. Annapurna Round trekking ends at Nayapul.
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Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1310m)
Day02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day03: Kathmandu to Besisahar
Day04: Besisahar to Bahundanda (1310m)
Day05: Bahundanda to Chamje (1410m)
Day06: Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160m)
Day07: Bagarchhap to Chame (2710)
Day08: Chame to Pisang (3300m)
Day09: Pisang to Manang (3540m)
Day10: Rest in Manang
Day11: Manang to Letdar (4200m)
Day12: Letdar to Thorong High Camp (4800m)
Day13: Thorong High Camp to Muktinath (3800m)
Day14: Muktinath to Kagbeni (2800m)
Day15: Kagbeni to Marpha (2670m)
Day16: Marpha to Ghasa (2010m)
Day17: Ghasa to Tatopani (1200m)
Day18: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850m)
Day19: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2710m)
Day20: Trek to Nayapul, Drive to Pokhara (850m)
Day21: Pokhara to Kathmandu 6hrs
Day22: Departure
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Welcome to Kathmandu- the city of temples. You will be picked up at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) by our representative after you complete custom and visa formalities and then you will be taken to the luxurious hotel for pleasant stay.

Day02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
After breakfast, begin the guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is known as the city of temples. We will take the tour of UNESCO recognized sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa and others. In the evening, you will be introduced with your trekking guide and crew members. We will also discuss about the trekking activities.  

Day03: Kathmandu to Besisahar
Leave Kathmandu early in the morning. Depending upon the group size, van, mini bus or tourist coach will be arranged. Drive through the meandering path along Trishuli River with scenic views of hills and forests. Drive through Mugling and depart from Highway heading to Pokhara at Dumre to make it to Besisahar. Stay overnight in Besisahar.

Day04: Besisahar to Bahundanda (1310m)
Round Annapurna Trek begins on this day. We will leave Besisahar and walk through small settlements to BahunDanda (1310m). This place got its name of Bahundanda as there exists a settlement of Brhamin ethnics at the top of this hill. 6hrs of trek will take us to Bahundanda from Besisahar. Agriculture is the major occupation of people living in Bahundanda.   

Day05: Bahundanda to Chamje (1410m)
Leave Bahundanda and walk through the rice fields and oak forest to small settlement of Chamje. Although we cannot get views of mountains, we will amuse ourselves with scenic views of hills, forest and waterfalls.

Day06: Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160m)
We will follow the ascending path and pass through small settlements to Tal village. We will take brief rest at Tal village before heading towards Bagarchhap which is the small village. Bagarchhap village allows mountain views.

Day07: Bagarchhap to Chame (2710)
Leave Bagarchhap village and walk through the verdant forest area of pine trees. This is going to be a pleasant journey with scenic views of Manaslu Mountain and Annapurna II Mountain. Chame is the headquarters of Manang district. Stay overnight at Chame.

Day08: Chame to Pisang (3300m)
Follow the tapered path through the forest area. You can get views of blooming rhododendrons especially if you visit this area during spring season. Exit the forest and cross river at few points via suspension bridges and walk through Manang valley to Pisang village where we will stay overnight.

Day09: Pisang to Manang (3540m)
There are two ways to make it to Manang from Pisang. We can either choose upper route through Upper Pisang passing through Geru to Manang or we can take the other route to Manang. Upper route is more scenic and we will also get opportunity to visit Barge monastery which is the largest monastery in Manang region.

Day10: Rest in Manang
Manang is best for acclimatization. Side trip can be arranged to Bhojo Gompa or Gangapurna Lake. Alternatively, Braga village and Himalayan Rescue Association are sites worthy visiting in Manang.

Day11: Manang to Letdar (4200m)
After early breakfast, we will leave Manang and head towards Letdar (4200m). We will walk through the vast expanse of eroded columns and moraines. There will be little to no vegetation on the way.

Day12: Letdar to Thorong High Camp (4800m)
From Letdar, we will pursue gradually escalating path to arrive at the foot of Thorong La known as Thorong Phedi. Thorong Phedi is a small settlement area. We will take brief rest before climbing to the Thorong High Camp. Note that you might suffer from High Altitude Sickness in this area.

Day13: Thorong High Camp to Muktinath (3800m)
This is the most difficult section of Round Annapurna Trek. At 5416m altitude, Thorong La is one of the highest mountain passes in the world. We need to start our trek quite early today. Walk cautiously through the icy trail to Muktinath which is the sacred site to people holding Hindu and Buddhist beliefs.  

Day14: Muktinath to Kagbeni (2800m)
We will witness Vishnu temple, Buddhist Gompa, eternal flame and 108 water sprouts and then follow the lowering trail to Ranipauwa village. Follow the winding path to Kagbeni village. Stay overnight at Kagbeni.

Day15: Kagbeni to Marpha (2670m)
Leave Kagbeni village and follow the easy trail to Jomsom. After brief rest, walk along Kaligandaki Gorge to reach Marpha. Remember to taste apple products while you are in Marpha. Marpha is famous for its vast expanse of apple orchards. It is also known as capital city for apple production in Nepal.  

Day16: Marpha to Ghasa (2010m)
Leave Marpha village and walk through Chokhopani to Kalopani village. We need to pass through few villages of Thakali people. The route is scenic with views of apple orchards Enjoy the views of Dhaulagari Mountain, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri Mountain and other mountains. Leave Chokhopani and walk through Kokhethanti to Kalopani. We will take downhill trek from Kalopani to Ghasa.

Day17: Ghasa to Tatopani (1200m)
We will cross the suspension bridge and walk through forest to waterfall named Rupse Chahara. Rejoicing in the waterfall, we will continue the journey through Kopchepani and Garpar to Dana. Moving further, we will follow the path through Narchyang Besi to Tatopani which is a natural hot spring.

Day18: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850m)
Leave Tatopani early in the morning and pass through Ghara village. Walk through forest area to small settlement of Sikha village and take steep climb through Phalate and Chitre to Ghorepani. Stay overnight in Ghorepani.

Day19: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2710m)
Poon hill should not be missed if you are in Ghorepani. Poon hill is noted for offering striking views of sunrise. We will hike all the way to top of Poon hill and enjoy sunrise view and close-up views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains and then descend through rhododendron forest to Tadapani.  

Day20: Trek to Nayapul, Drive to Pokhara (850m)
Leave Tadapani village and walk through forest of blooming rhododendrons to the Gurung village of Ghandruk. Pass through Birethanti to Nayapul. Round Annapurna Trek ends at Nayapul. Drive from Nayapul to Pokhara and stay overnight in a hotel in Pokhara.

Day21: Pokhara to Kathmandu 6hrs
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu via Prithvi highway. It takes about 5-6hrs to reach Kathmandu. You will be transferred to a hotel. Spend the rest of the day on your own. We recommend you to go for shopping in Thamel.

Day22: Departure
You will be transferred to airport about 3hrs prior to your scheduled flight. We hope to see you soon.

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 22 Days
Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu: 4 Night include Breakfast, Hotel in Pokhara: 1 Night include,
Seasons : October/November/ March to May,
Starts From : Besheshar,
Ends at : Brethanti,

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