ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK
The classic route along the Marsyangdi, over the Thorong La (pass), 5416m anddescent of the Kali Gandaki valley
17 daysThis is a magnificent trek that follows the Marshyangdi khola (river) from the subtropicallowlands to the Manang basin and then crosses the Thorung La (5416m) by descendingto the deepest gorge in the world, the Kali Gandaki. The circuit of the Annapurna rangeis rich in variety and vistas, from the lush green rice paddies of the Marshyangdi to thearid high altitude Himalayan interior, and its ecological and cultural diversity providesthe complete trekking experience. As you hike along the way, observing the beautifulmountain scenery and fascinating village life will keep you enthralled, day after day.
» TRIP FACTSTrip duration: 17 DaysGrade: Moderate to fairly challengingActivity: Sightseeing and trekkingTrek type: FOT/TH/GAPAccommodation: Hotel and Lodge (tea house)Transportation: Flight, private car or tourist busMaximum altitude: 5416m» OUTLINE ITINERARYDay 01 - Arrival in KathmanduDay 02 - Sightseeing in KatmanduDay 03 - Drive to Besi Sahar [820m]Day 04 - Trek to Khudi [790m]Day 05 - Trek to Bahundanda [1310m]Day 06 - Trek to Jagat [1290m]Day 07 - Trek to Dharapani [1920m]Day 08 - Trek to Chame [2630m]Day 09 - Trek to Pisang [3190m]Day 10 - Trek to Manang [3520m]Day 11 - Rest day in Manang [3520m]Day 12 - Trek to Letdar [4250m]Day 13 - Trek to Thorung Phedi [4500m]Day 14
Across Thorung La (5416m) to Muktinath [3800m]Day 15 - Trek to Jomsom [2713m]Day 16 - Flight to Kathmandu via PokharaDay 17 - Depart Kathmandu