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Annapurna Round Trek - 17 Days


Annapurna Round Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is the longest and relatively one of the challenging treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The diverse blend of religion and nature makes Annapurna Circuit Trekking an unforgettable journey in the Annapurna Himalayas. Opened in 1977, the Annapurna Circuit Trek has become the most popular trekking trail in Nepal. Every year hundreds of tourists visit this place to see the irresistible beauty of nature as well as several snow-capped mountains. Spectacular view of different mountain peaks, magnificent lakes, gorges, waterfalls, enchanting historical monasteries, famous sacred Muktinath temple, natural hot spring, fascinating flora and fauna, and the World’s widest Throng La (5416m.) Pass is the major exciting part of the Annapurna circuit trek. This famous trek offers a great opportunity to learn the Tibetan way of life which still strongly runs in the Upper Mustang area.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking trail is full of adventures and thrills. You will pass by lush green pastures, dense forests of rhododendron, pine, oak, airy desert terrain, fine villages, crossing difficult passes along enjoying Himalayan mountain views. Annapurna Circuit Trek will present you stunning views of Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), and many other mountains. The entire Annapurna region is home to several ethnic groups who have their own tradition, culture, lifestyle, and practices. During 14-days Annapurna Circuit Trek, you will pass by monasteries, gompas, main walls, chortens, temples, and prayer flags that will enrich your journey spiritually as well. You will come to Muktinath Temple after crossing one of the highest passes of the world “Throng -La” pass. which is a sacred pilgrimage site of Hindus. Every year thousands of devotees visit here to worship.


Why Trek With AlpineTrav Treks?

At AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions, it is our aim to provide a wonderful holiday in our part of the world and to ensure that our clients enjoy the holiday as much as possible with minimized risks and a worry-free trip should it be monetary, physical, or emotional. Read below to find out what makes your journey different from AlpineTrav Treks:

1. All the Document arrangements required for the trip will be done prior ready to your arrival.
2. On trekking, you will be led by an experienced and medical-trained guide or leader with a high staff ratio. Safety is our utmost priority.
3. We provide boiled water for drinking purposes on all our treks. During mealtime, you can ask the staff to fill the hot water for you.
4. We strongly discourage the use of single-use plastic bottles such as mineral water on all our trips. Carrying a hot water bottle is highly recommended.
5. Daily wake-up calls will be between 6.00 am to 7.00 am while on the trek. The wake-up time and breakfast time will be decided the night before during the briefing time.
6. The timetable for each day will entirely depend on your walking duration for that particular day.
7. Tea will be served in your Room as a wake-up call. After a hearty breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk.
8. Before breakfast, you are required to pack your duffel bag as it will be loaded by the porter while you are having your breakfast.

All-Inclusive for Trek

Trekking is an all-inclusive trip meaning you will need cash only for your personal expenses and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
During the trekking, Sleeping bag, Down jacket, and a waterproof duffel bag trekking map, all required permits, Document for the trek, Guide, and support staff, also necessary ground transportation, etc all included.


Itinerary [for Annapurna Round Trek 17 Days]
Cost USD ($) 1450 per person (Min, Group Size: 2)

Day 01: Drive to Besisahar (820m/2690 ft) by private vehicle or public bus 6 hours
Day 02: Drive to Chame (2630m/8629 ft) by Jeep 6-7 hours
Day 03: Trek to Upper/Lower Pisang (3190m/10466 ft) 5.5 hours
Day 04; Trek to Manang (3520m/11549 ft) 5 hours
Day 05: Rest day in Manang (3520m/11549 ft)
Day 06: Trek to Letdar (4250m/13944 ft) 4 hours
Day 07: Trek to Thorung Phedi (4500m/14764 ft) 3.5 hours
Day 08: Trek to Muktinath (3800m/12467 ft) crossing the Thorung La a route 8-9 hours
Day 09; Trek to Marpha (2665m/8743 ft) 6.5 hours
Day 10: Trek to Lete (2470m/8104 ft) 5-6 hours
Day 11: Trek to Tatopani (1160m/3806 ft) 6 hours
Day 12: Trek to Ghorepani (2775m/9104 ft) 7 hours
Day 13: Trek to Birethanti (1050m/3445 ft) 6 hours
Day 14: Drive to Pokhara (822m/2,697 ft) 1.5 hours
Day 15: Rest & Sightseeing at Pokhara
Day 16: Back to Kathmandu (1400m/4593 ft) by tourist bus 6-7 hours
Day 17: Departure to your own destination
Join us on an Annapurna Round Trek in 2022/2023
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be ‘tailormade’. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at ramalpinetrav@gmail.com

Notice

Your safety is of imperative concern while traveling with AlpineTrav Treks. Please take care to note that your trek leader or guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to your safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The trekking leader or guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but be prepared to be flexible if required.


Experiences

1. Trekking can be challenging and exhausting. So you might need some fitness training and experience for some tough trials.
2. Trekking in the Himalayas always takes us to challenge altitudes and rocky routes. You could ask for proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain your strength. Mountains can never be achieved in a day.
3. We always provide the details in our itinerary. However certain training like running, skipping, and other workouts.

Lists Safety & Security

1. Security is our primary concern from your first day you will be under our service and protection. AlpineTrav Treks pick you up at the airport and will assist you to your hotel.
2. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staff and services like first aid, and we will help to arrange helicopter service for emergency rescue.
3. We also focus on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness. We will take care of you on arrival to till on in your final departure date (airport drop services)

Package Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfers on both.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) on Open/Choice Menu whilst on a trek with tea and coffee
  • 3-star similar type of hotel in Kathmandu (Bed & breakfast)
  • Accommodation at a clean and cozy teahouse/ lodge on a trekking
  • All ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Well experienced English speaking trekking guide
  • Assistant guide if the group size exceeds +4 persons
  • Full support crew with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers
  • Staff equipment, insurance, and allowances
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen
  • All required permits for the trek (Conservation & TIMS Card
  • Emergency rescue and evacuation arrangements
  • AlpineTrav sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, and trekking map
  • Trek completion certificate (Upon request)
  • Government taxes 13% & Company charges
  • Farewell dinner

Package Cost doesn’t include

  • International airfare, visa, and travel insurance
  • Meals at Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason)
  • Any cost which arises due to a change in the itinerary because of natural calamities, disturbance, like personal sickness, etc.
  • All kinds of personal expenses like, Wi-Fi, internet, and hot shower during the trek
  • Cost of any extra services if you use those which are not mentioned in the packages
  • Gratuities for staff

Equipment

The gears listed below are required for this trek. We encourage you to get all equipment listed below and kindly ensure you check and try every piece of equipment. You can also buy or hire the same in Kathmandu as they are available in the many trekking shops.


Head
Warm Hat and Bandana, Scarf, Baseball cap, Thermal Balaclava, Sunglasses with UV protection, Headlight with spare batteries

Upper Body
Long-sleeved shirts, T-shirts, Baselayers, Warm Jacket, Sweater, Pullover, Waterproof Gore-Tex, Down Jacket with hood (800m). fill Primaloft or light Jacket.

Lower Body
Thermal, Inner, wears, Baselayers, Undergarments, Waterproof Gore-Tex Pant, Trekking Trousers, Pants, Down, or Primaloft Pant. Warm socks (4 pair thin socks and 4 pair thick socks), Trekking Boots (Preferably full to protect, support your ankle), Camp Shoes, Gaiters, Down shoes (Optional), Flip-flop.

Hands
Liner Gloves, Primaloft Mitten, Down Mitten

Others
Sleeping bag, Backpack 40-50 liters, a pair of trekking poles, Water bottle one (1) liter X 2, Multi-tool knife, Inflatable sleeping mattress (For additional comfort), Laundry bag to keep dirty clothes, Large plastic bags to keep the clothes dry, Padlock, sewing kit, Duct tape, Reading materials notebooks, and pens


Documents

1. Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
2. 4 copies of passport size photos for permits and official formalities
3. Travel Insurance (Please refer to the general information page for more detail about it)
4. Flight tickets
5. Credit cards in case of emergencies
6. Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport. (Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

Toiletries and hygiene
Quick-drying towel, Small face towel, Toothbrush & Toothpaste,
Deodorants, Soap and Shampoo (Smaller bottle), Face and body moisturizer, Sunscreen, and lip balm, Hand sanitizer, Antiseptic wipes, Hygiene products, Basic first aid kit


Cash
Before departing on your trek, make sure you have enough Nepalese currency to purchase meals and drinks during the trek – it’s always good to carry them in the smaller denominations where possible, there are no ATMs on the mountains

Accommodation

1. Your accommodation on the trek will be on simple mountain lodges run by the local people with basic and shared facilities. Trekking in the area does not need tremendous logistics in accommodation as there are many clean and friendly Lodges along the trail. Rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets.
2. Blankets are generally provided by the teahouse but we will provide a warm sleeping bag to everyone. Bathrooms are mostly shared and toilets are squat type in most places.
3. We will arrange for you and your group to stay in local lodges daily. Please remember that some of them are very basic and a sense of adventure is.

Food (Meals)

We will provide three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek. The menus in the teahouses are varied, ranging from traditional Nepalese (Dal Bhat) Momo, Chowmein, to pizza and apple pie. Despite the fact that meat is available in the teahouses, we are against eating it on the trek.

The meat has frequently been conveyed in the warmth from Lower elevations for a few days before arriving at the teahouses and can cause stomach upsets or disease.


About Nepal Visa

All foreign nationals except Indian Nationals are required to arrange a visa in order to enter Nepal. A Nepalese Visa can be obtained either prior to your arrival at a Nepalese embassy abroad or on arrival time in Kathmandu at the airport. But nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Liberia cannot secure the Nepalese Visa upon arrival. The Visa can be also taken at entry points at Nepalese borders. For Nepalese Visa, it requires your passport with at least six months validity, a recent digital photo (size: 1.5″ x 1.5″), and the following fees either in USD dollars cash or the equivalent local currency. Cost for visa fee you can check to here!

Travel Insurance

We strongly advise you to take travel insurance before joining a tour which should cover medical expenses, hospitalization, helicopter evacuation from high-altitude places in case of an accident or medical emergency .MORE DETAILS

Side Trips/ Trip Extensions

After This Amazing Trekking; if you are interested in other activities like you can join in various side Trips in Nepal like a cultural tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Jungle Safari in National Park, White Water Rafting in Himalayan Rivers, Adventure activities like Bungee Jumping, Paragliding, Mountain flight or mountain bike, etc. Or You can also extend your trip to neighboring Himalayan Countries: Bhutan, Tibet, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Ladak which seems more appealing to you.
On your request, we will give you the details of the side trips we can Make organize trips according to your desire.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

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