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nepal: Annapurna Circuit Trek

Overview

Hiking Annapurna Circuit is an experience like none other.  With views of renowned 7,000m and 8,000m peaks, lush rhododendron forests, and altitudes as high as 17,000 ft, this trek truly is all about the journey.  The adventure starts right away with a days drive along the Manang Road, filled with over 80 waterfalls, and encased by 2,000 ft cliffs both above and below.  From there, each day is filled with breath-taking views, rich cultural immersion, and delicious food. We take each day at a moderate distance and pace, allowing for plenty of time to enjoy the sights and never feel rushed. Each village along the way has its own unique feel and sights to take in.  We have a beautiful 18 day itinerary planned, but allow for extra days depending on weather, energy, and if the group decides, side treks. 

Stats:

Distance: 142 Miles

Elevation Gain: 27,231 ft

Map: https://caltopo.com/m/SA2H

 

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Trip Details

Price:
  • $3500

Payment Schedule:
  • Deposit Amount:  Initial deposit to hold space: $500

  • Balance due, Six weeks before departure. 

  • Make a check payable to Summit Ascents International or call us for CC payment

Prerequisites:
  • Participants should be strong, experienced hikers in good physical condition.

  • Experience with ice and snow travel over glaciers is preferred, but not necessary.

  • You must have the willingness to undergo the hardships of outdoor living and long days of strenuous hiking, often at high altitude, with a smile!

Minimum Age: 
Guide Ratio: 

(Student : Guide)  6:1

Duration:

18, we can provide younger age classes as needed

20 days

18

Price Includes:
  • Land cost of trek

  • Guide

  • Tent and foam sleeping pads

  • Trekking permit

  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee

  • Four nights lodging (double occupancy) in Kathmandu

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu

  • Airport transfer in Kathmandu

Price Excludes:
  • International airfare

  • Bangkok lodging and Bangkok airport tax

  • Lodging in Kathmandu beyond four days.

  • Airport tax in Kathmandu

  • Nepali Visa

  • Immunizations

  • Gratuity 

Itenerary:

Day 01: From Kathmandu, travel six to seven hours west to Besisahar [820m/2690 ft].   

Day 02: Trek to Khudi [790m/2592 ft]

Day 03: Trek to Bahundanda [1310m/4298 ft]

Day 04: Trek to Jagat [1290m/4232 ft]

Day 05: Trek to Dharapani [1920m/6299 ft]

Day 06: Trek to Chame [2630m/8629 ft]

Day 07: Trek to Upper/Lower Pisang [3190m/10466 ft]

Day 08: Trek to Manang [3520m/11549 ft]

Day 09: Rest day in Manang [3520m/11549 ft]

Day 10: Trek to Letdar [4250m/13944 ft]

Day 11: Trek to Thorung Phedi [4500m/14764 ft]

Day 12: Trek to Muktinath [3800m/12467 ft], crossing the Thorung La en route

Day 13: Trek to Marpha [2665m/8743 ft]

Day 14: Trek to Lete [2470m/8104 ft]

Day 15: Trek to Tatopani [1160m/3806 ft]

Day 16: Trek to Ghorepani [2775m/9104 ft]

Day 17: Trek to Birethanti [1050m/3445 ft] and travel to Pokhara

Day 18: Return to Kathmandu [1400m/4593 ft]