Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Nepal Pyramids Trekking & Climbing
Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek
At a Glance
  • Duration25 Days
  • Difficulty Level Challenging
  • Places to Visit Annapurna Circuit and ABC
  • Max Altitude 5,416m/17,769ft.
  • Group Size 2-15
  • Starts Dharapani
  • Ends Jhinu Danda
  • Activity Teahouse Lodge Trekking
  • Best Season Spring/Autumn

Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • The scenic drive from Kathmandu Hotel to Beshishahar and 6/7 hours and another Another few hours of OFFROAD drive to Dharapani is an interesting experience.
  • Provides you with abundant opportunities to witness the rich cultural diversity and to experience the legendary trails that pass through time-honored settlements with exceptional scenic beauty.
  • Getting to Chame, Pisang, and Manang and the sight of enormous soaring snow-clad mountains around and the transformation in vegetation is miraculous.
  • Going over the daring Thorong La (5416 m/17,769 ft), the highest point in the Annapurna circuit trek is a great accomplishment of a lifetime.
  • The Muktinath Temple to the other side of the pass which is a very sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists is another highlight of the trip.
  • Walking through KALI GANDAKI GORGE, the world's deepest gorge is certainly very enchanting. 
  • Enjoying the natural hot spring at Tatopani (1190 m/3,904 ft) is very soothing for your fatigued muscles.
  • Walk to Ghorepani and the sunrise view from Poonhill is exceptional and looking up to how far you have walked up till now is very appreciative, cheering yourself on your attainment from deep within.
  • Walking into the deep valley through the forested trail of maple, oak, rhododendron, birch and ample floras towards Annapurna Base Camp is remarkable and very thrilling.
  • Despite the risk of avalanches on the way to Annapurna base camp, the surrounding is incredibly spectacular with a panoramic 360-degree angle mountain view.
  • Being in Pokhara (820 m), the second biggest city also very popularly known as the second home of the tourists is the land of extravagant beauty that triggers excitement and fun.
  • Exploring the classy Phewa Lake with the magnificence of the Himalayas mounting at the backdrop creates an atmosphere of peace and delight.
  • Eventually, Sensational Flight back to the city of Kathmandu.

Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek Overview

This extended 25-day Annapurna circuit and Annapurna base camp trek is by far the most admired and beautiful trekking destination of all.

Annapurna I is the 10th highest and most technical mountain among the 14 highest peaks in the world. The prominence of Annapurna was gained after the French climbers Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal scaled Annapurna I in 1950. The ascent of Annapurna I (8091 m) was indeed the first-ever victorious ascent of 8,000 m peaks in the history of mountaineering.

Trekking the same ancient trail taken by the legendary Maurice Herzog during the Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp trek is a remarkable adventure. It allows you to follow in the footsteps of a mountaineering pioneer and experience the breathtaking landscapes that have captivated travelers for generations.

Anyone can experience the change that ranges from sub-tropical to alpine to desert which is remarkably very touching. Significantly, its exceptional diversity demonstrates it's worth making it one of the most awe-inspiring destinations of all. Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna base camp trek is a beautiful combination of two very treasured destinations under the Annapurna category. It truly covers a huge portion of the extremely enormous Annapurna region.

Annapurna Circuit Trek:

During departed years the legendary Annapurna Circuit was the world's no. 1 trekking destination.  It delivers so much diversity offering anyone with varied topographic settings, culture, and pictorial luxury. Furthermore, the legends state that the route once served as a fundamental salt trading route between Nepal and Tibet.

Annapurna circuit which is approximately 248 km/154 miles in total length comprises five different constituencies of Nepal. They are - Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, Myagdi, and Kaski. Consequently, there is an everyday shifting transformation in the vegetation and landscape which is mesmerizing.

The Annapurna Circuit offers a remarkable range of landscapes and breathtaking views. It offers a unique combination of stunning mountain scenery, challenging terrain, and rich cultural experiences. You will pass through lush green valleys, terraced fields, charming traditional villages, and dense rhododendron forests. As you ascend higher, the scenery transforms into alpine meadows, barren landscapes, and dramatic mountain vistas.

Annapurna Massif:

The trek takes you around the Annapurna Massif, a cluster of mountains in the Annapurna range. You'll have the opportunity to witness several awe-inspiring peaks, including Annapurna I (8,091 meters/26,545 feet), the 10th-highest mountain in the world, as well as other notable peaks like Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).

Thorong La Pass:

One of the major highlights of the Annapurna Circuit is crossing the Thorong La Pass, which stands at an elevation of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet). It is one of the highest trekking passes in the world and offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Crossing the pass requires proper acclimatization and is a challenging but rewarding experience.

Cultural Experience:

The trek takes you through diverse ethnic communities, including Gurungs, Thakalis, and Manangis, who have unique cultures, traditions, and lifestyles. You can interact with the friendly locals, visit ancient monasteries, and experience the rich cultural heritage of the region. There are numerous tea houses and lodges run by these communities that provide accommodation and meals for trekkers. These establishments offer a cozy and rustic ambiance, allowing you to experience the warm hospitality of the local people.

Natural Hot Springs:

The Nepali word Tatopani Literally means Hot Water – where Tato = Hot and Paani = Water. It’s really fun to relax your tired muscles in the natural hot spring. Natural hot springs at Tatopani These hot springs are believed to have therapeutic properties and provide a soothing experience for tired muscles.

Side Trips:

The Annapurna Circuit trek offers various side trips and extensions, allowing you to explore additional attractions like Tilicho Lake, the world's highest lake, and the sacred pilgrimage site of Muktinath.

The Annapurna Circuit trek combines stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, rich cultural experiences, and a sense of adventure, making it a truly special and popular trekking destination.

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing”

The next Section is Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

The second part expedition is to yet another admiring Annapurna Base Camp. It is an enchanting trek to the base of the 10th-highest mountain in the world. The trek is indeed a trip of a lifetime which is extremely overwhelming. This epic trip to Annapurna sanctuary or base camp is another rewarding trek that offers you villages within the natural amphitheater, panoramic mountain views, and fabulous forested trails with exceptional magnificence.

The dominant ethnic tribe, Gurungs, is very honest by nature and has diverse customs and beliefs. Moreover, the British Gurkhas give you an abundant history of their loyalty and sincerity. Annapurna base camp is by far the most sanctified place for the Gurungs who are the aborigines of this region.  They have various legends and superstitious belief about these majestic valleys which still survives in the midst of all modernization.

Here are some of the specialties and highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp:

Cultural Experience:

Along the Annapurna Base Camp trail, trekkers have the opportunity to encounter and interact with the diverse ethnic communities of Nepal, such as the Gurung, Magar, and Thakali people. You can experience their unique cultures, traditions, and warm hospitality, and even stay in teahouses run by local families.

Annapurna Sanctuary:

The Annapurna Base Camp is often referred to as the Annapurna Sanctuary due to its location within a natural amphitheater surrounded by towering mountains. The feeling of being enclosed by some of the world's highest peaks creates a sense of awe and adventure.

Rich Biodiversity:

The trekking route lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area, a protected region known for its rich biodiversity. The area is home to diverse flora and fauna, including rare orchids, rhododendrons, and various species of birds and mammals. You can experience the beauty of nature up close as you pass through lush forests and cross rivers.

Hot Springs:

After a beautiful trek to Annapurna Base Camp, many trekkers take the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in the natural hot springs located in Jhinu Danda. Though Hot Spring at Jhinu isn't as attractive as at Tatopani yet people of a lot of belief in its healing power. Locals from around the country including foreigners visit Jhinu Hot Spring every year.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is known for its exceptional trekking experience making it a popular choice for trekkers seeking a memorable adventure in the Himalayas.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m/4,593 feet)
  • Day 02:Half day city tour / afternoon trek briefing and preparation / welcome dinner
  • Day 03:Drive to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430 feet) RESERVE PRIVATE JEEP
  • Day 04:Trek to Chame (2,710 m/8,891 feet)
  • Day 05:Trek to Upper Pisang (3,200 m/10498 feet)
  • Day 06:Trek to Nagwal (3,660 m/12,007 feet)
  • Day 07:Trek to Manang (3,540 m/11,614 feet)
  • Day 08:Trek to Yak Kharka (4,110 m/13,484 feet)
  • Day 09:Trek to Thorong Phedi (4450 m/14,599 feet) or High Camp (4,600 m/15,092 feet)
  • Day 10:Trek to Muktinath (3,800 m/12,467 feet) via Thorong La pass (5,416 m/17,764 feet)
  • Day 11:Trek to Marpha (2,670 m/8,760 feet)
  • Day 12:Trek to Kalopani (2,530 m/8,300 feet) or Ghasa
  • Day 13:Trek to Tatopani (1,200 m/3,937 feet)
  • Day 14:Trek to Shikha (1,935 m/6,348 feet)
  • Day 15:Trek to Ghorepani (2860 m/9,383 feet)
  • Day 16:Morning excursion to Poon Hill (3200 m/10,498 feet)and Trek to Chuile (2,309 m/ 7575 feet)
  • Day 17:Trek to Sinuwa (2,360 m / 7742 feet)
  • Day 18:Trek to Himalaya (2,920 m / 9,580 feet)
  • Day 19:Trek to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700 m / 12,139 feet)
  • Day 20:Trek to Annapurna base camp(4130m /13,459 feet)
  • Day 21:Trek to Sinuwa (2,340 m/7,677 feet)
  • Day 22:Trek to Jhinu Danda (natural hot spring) (1780 m/5839 feet)
  • Day 23:Trek to Matkyu and drive to Pokhara
  • Day 24:Fly to Kathmandu - 25 minutes flight and transfer to the hotel.
  • Day 25:Departure Day - Transfer to International Airport

Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp Trek Detailed Itinerary

Arriving at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport is the first step in embarking on a journey through the heart of Nepal. The moment you step off the plane, you're greeted by the unmistakable scent of incense and a sense of excitement in the air. 

The airport itself is a bustling gateway to the city, with travelers from around the world coming to create new adventure stories. 

As you collect your luggage and clear customs, you'll be received by the warm welcome of your Trekking Group Leader or Our Office Representative and transfer you to the hotel. 

The drive from the airport to your hotel takes you through the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, where ancient temples and bustling markets coexist with the modern world. 

The journey is a sensory overload, with the honking of vehicles, the aroma of street food, and the vibrant colors of Nepal's vibrant culture. 


  • Pick up from the international airport.
  • Transfer to the hotel by your Group Leader.
  • Short preliminary briefing.
  • Arriving early gives you an opportunity to explore Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1,400 m/4,593 feet
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Distance: 6 km
  • Transport: Airport Pickup
  • TOUR: Your Trek leader will introduce you to our Professional City Tour Guide. A half-day city tour to Pashupatinath and Boudhanath is a splendid introduction to the cultural and spiritual aspects of Nepal. Pashupatinath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in the world, situated on the banks of the Bagmati River.

This serene complex is a hub of spiritual activity, where pilgrims perform rituals and ceremonies.  The stunning pagoda-style architecture and intricate woodcarvings add to the temple's attraction.

Nearby, Boudhanath is a massive stupa and a center of Tibetan Buddhism, with its massive dome and the watchful eyes of the Buddha gazing out over the bustling streets. The stupa is surrounded by monasteries, prayer flags, and shops selling religious artifacts, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

  • BRIEFING: After the city tour, the afternoon is dedicated to trek briefing and preparation, ensuring that trekkers are well-informed and adequately equipped for the upcoming adventure. This briefing typically covers the trek itinerary, safety guidelines, and important details about the journey. It's also an opportunity to address any questions or concerns.
  • WELCOME DINNER: The day concludes with a warm and welcoming dinner, where you and your team come together to build camaraderie and share your excitement about the upcoming trek. The dinner is often a blend of traditional Nepali cuisine and international dishes. 
  • Altitude: 1,400 m/4,593 feet
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast/Welcome Dinner

One of the long drives of the trip: En route, the landscape transforms from fertile terraced fields to rugged hills, with the Marsyangdi River accompanying you along the way. First, we will be driving 173 km/107 miles to Besisahar, the prosperous town of the British Gorkhas where we will have our lunch. We further take a scenic drive through the village of Bahundanda. Shortly we get to the village of Jagat and climb to the village of Chamche and we ascend gradually to the village of Tal, the most beautifully positioned settlement at the banks of the Marshyangdi River. We now enter the district of Manang and another short drive will take us to the beautiful villages to Dharapani.


  • 7/8 hours’ drive to Besisahar. Today we drive early to skip any uncertainty of traffic jam on our slender highway.
  • Fabulous scenery and mountain view at the backdrop as you navigate through these new roads.
  • A lunch stop in one of the highway restaurants with its excellent food choices is very comforting.
  • From Besisahar further drive to the village of Dharpani is another fascination with so much to witness.
  • Despite a long drive, being at Dharapani, a beautiful rustic settlement will definitely add more excitement to your anticipation.
  • Altitude: 1,960m/6,430 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 9/10 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE

From Dharapani we start off with a gradual trial to Bagarchap and eventually get to another settlement of Danagyu. Next, we climb through the amazing woodland trail to the village of Timang for lunch. After lunch once again we start off with a gradual trail and drop all the way to Thanchok and finally reach the pleasing settlement of Chame, the administrative headquarters for Manang district.


  • Delightful walk with stunning views and a series of cultural villages.
  • Lunch at the traditional settlement of Timang is another attraction.
  • Getting to Chame with most of the facility is exciting.
  • The view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal is unbelievable.
  • Altitude: 2,710 m/8,891 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 17 km

Leaving Chame we cross the suspension bridge and walk a gradual trial with apple and peach orchard everywhere that will take us to the village of Talekhu. Now the valley starts opening up and we walk the broader version of the trail to Brathang, legend says that it used to be the settlement for Khampas (the Tibetan warriors). Soon we will walk the forested trail of pine and fir to Dhukure Pokhari (holy pond) for lunch. The next hour and a half of beautiful trail lands us in Pisang.


  • A most enchanting walk through woodland and apple-peach orchard.
  • Despite the long hours walking break at Dhukure Pokhari for lunch is worth it.
  • Being at the basic settlement of Pisang, situated at the base of Pisang peak is sensational.
  • Grand view of Chulu far east and Pisang Peak.
  • Overnight at Upper Pisang to make it more convenient for the next day's trip to Ngawal.
  • Altitude: 3,200 m/10498 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 15 km

Today we start early to get to the small settlement of Ghyaru for the most stunning view. Vertical hike all the way to Ghyaru for the most graceful panoramic view of meadows and mountains. Gradual walk to Ngawal for Lunch. Ngawal, with its distinctive stone houses and winding streets, is a cultural gem in the region. The village is known for its Tibetan-influenced architecture and the ancient Gompa (monastery) that graces the hillside. From Ngawal, you can gaze upon the towering Annapurna peaks and savor a sense of tranquility in the high mountain terrain.


  • Walk to Ghyaru for the incredible view of snow-capped mountains.
  • Lunch at Ngawal, the settlement in the hidden valley is another attraction.
  • This high-elevated trail to Ngawal offers anyone with a bird’s eye view of the deep gorges and landscape which is amazing.
  • View of Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho, Tharke kang, Chulu and Pisang Peak.
  • After lunch, we will do an afternoon excursion visiting the monastery - a steep step climb.
  • Altitude: 3,660 m/12,007 fee
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 8.2 km

As you depart from Ngawal, you'll embark on a trail that weaves through alpine meadows and pristine landscapes, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding Annapurna mountain range.

The path gently descends from Ngawal, passing through quaint villages and terraced fields where locals cultivate barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. The Marsyangdi River accompanies you for much of the way, its melodious flow serving as a constant companion. As you walk the easy gradual trail you will pass the ancient settlements of Munchi and Braga - a short stop here is worth it.

This picturesque village is known for its most phenomenal panoramic views, and distinctive Tibetan-influenced architecture, with flat-roofed stone houses.


  • Manang, the village where Maurice Herzog came in the 1950s in search of food during his quest to conquer the 8000m peak.
  • Short Walk to the hill for the view of Gangapurna glacier and the lake.
  • With the close view of the magnificent mountain, and extensive green hills, the Tibetan Buddhist culture is charismatic
  • Free afternoon - you can enjoy cultural or mountain documentary movies in the movie hall, visit a museum at a trivial cost, or just EXPLORE the town.
  • Altitude: 3,540 m/11,614 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 8.5

Now away from the tree line we leave Manang crossing a bridge and head towards the medieval settlement of Tenji, also known as Old Manang. Another short gradual walk takes us to the basic settlement of Ghunsang. We further walk an effortless trail with suspension bridges and a stunning view of the Chulu range to our right and eventually get to Yak Kharka (yak grazing pasture).


  • Short walk to Yak Kharka with a free afternoon.
  • Chances to see the blue ship.
  • Being in the alpine with a dramatic landscape setting is astonishing
  • Walk in the pleasant Himalayan meadow with the View of Chulu range.
  • Free afternoon to relax and feel the thin air.
  • Altitude: 4,110 m/13,484 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 10 km

Today’s short walk starts with a gradual trail to the village of Letder. We continue with the gradual trail and cross a footbridge, a short steep climb to the ridge for a short break at the tea shop. Another 45-minute walk through the technical landslides trail takes us to the Thorong Phedi (base camp). Precaution is to be taken at landslide trial.


  • A short walk into the rugged trail is worth walking.
  • A very rewarding moment being at Phedi with an exceptional view.
  • Slow walking is recommended for health safety; listen to your leader for guidance over walking the technical landslide area.
  • Depending on your health and safety concerns your leader will decide on base camp or high camp.
  • Despite being very basic, being at Thorong Phedi with only a limited lodge is charming.
  • Another 45 min steep climb if you fancy staying overnight at the HIGH CAMP - take necessary advice from your Trek Leader
  • Altitude: 4450 m/14,599 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 3/4 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 7 km

We start very early today to get over quickly and to skip the wind chill factor at the summit of the pass. The trail starts with a steep ascend to high camp and then gets gradual up till we get to the solitary isolated tea shop for a short break. We further climb to the pass, our ultimate goal and great achievement, and descend all the way down to Muktinath entering into a different district of Mustang. Muktinath is a highly venerated sacred place of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists.


  • Starting early with so many other trekkers on our head torches is fascinating.
  • Visit to the monastery and lighting the butter lamp is an incredible experience
  • Going over the daring Thorang La (5416 m/17,769 ft), the highest point in the Annapurna circuit trek is a great accomplishment of a lifetime.
  • Descending 1700 m to Muktinath, being in a different valley and district with grand views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Muktinath Peak and Mustang Peak is breathtaking.
  • Explore Muktinath, a place of nirvana for both Hindus and Buddhists.
  • Altitude: 5,416 m/17,764 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 8/9 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 14.5 km

Today walking to Marpha you would see an utterly different landscape background as Mustang happens to be a desert of Nepal with arid and dry terrestrial. We leave Muktinath and descend down to Kagbeni, the gateway of Mustang with a very cultured Tibetan-style community.

We follow Kali Gandaki, the river older than the mountains and makes the world’s deepest gorge and head towards Jomsom, the administrative headquarters of Mustang and the windy valley of Nepal. Effortless walk to Marph, the valley of apples.


  • Today’s walk is very relaxing through ancient Tibetan settlements where the Nilgiri range dominates the horizon.
  • Being on the other side of the valley with different land settings, mountains, and the prehistoric Kali Gandaki River is mesmerizing.
  • Walking to Kagbeni and Jomsom with all the lively activities is enchanting, watch out for harsh wind.
  • Being at Marpha, the very cultured white village and to taste the organic apples is inconceivable.
  • Altitude: 2,670 m/8,760 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, following the Kali Gandaki, we descend down to the village of Tukuche. Walking occasionally on the river bank and roadway we to get to Larjung for lunch. The next 2 hours of descent with ample vegetation and woodland take us to Kalopani.


  • Effortless walk with the grand view of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Annapurna Fang (Barah Sikhar) Dhaulagiri, and Tukuche.
  • Besides the magnificent view, we get to see multiple settlements belonging to the communities of Gurungs and Thakalis.
  • Depending on the situation your leader may decide to walk further to Ghasa to make the next day easier.
  • Getting back to the tree line is pleasurable.
  • Altitude: 2,530 m/8,300 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We further descend to the village of Ghasa the border between Mustang and Myagdi district. Entering into a different district we try our best to take the earlier trekking route to Tatopani skipping the jeep road. Taking a dip in the pool of Tatopani (hot water), the natural hot spring is an everyday activity for tourists both local and international.


  • Still walking in the valley of the world’s deepest gorge is incredible.
  • Now getting further down to the lower elevation you may see orange orchards.
  • Hot and humid temperature, so get back to your shorts and T-shirts.
  • Outstanding view of Rupse Chahara, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Nepal.
  • After a long day walking dip in the natural hot spring at Tatopani with chilled beer is very soothing.
  • Altitude: 1,200 m/3,937 feet)
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today we set off with a gradual trail till we cross a bridge and we ascend steeply, gaining the elevation to Durpin Danda offering you an exceptional view. We again walk gradually up with infrequent climbs to the village of Sikha for lunch and an overnight stay.


  • Remarkable short walk to Sikha.
  • Looking back at the majestic mountains and the deepest gorge gives you an idea of your achievement.
  • Free afternoon to review your journal and chat.
  • Altitude: 1,935 m/6,348 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

4 hours of walking through the beautiful woodland trail of rhododendrons, maple, and oak are overwhelming, and getting to Ghorepani the leading protected area in Nepal with the world's largest Rhododendron forest is extraordinary. Ghorepani, the place that has served as a crucial place for the meet-up of traders during the salt trade era between Nepal and Tibet.


  • Unbelievable hike through the dramatic forest setup.
  • A lot to see if you are trekking in spring.
  • Getting to Ghorepani, the blue roof settlement is electrifying.
  • Know the legends of Ghorepani.
  • Free afternoon for self–exploration.
  • Overnight stay marvelous dinner, and chill out.
  • Being it a last-night fun activity followed by dancing, eating, drinking, and tipping.
  • Altitude: 2860 m/9,383 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 8 km

Morning sunrise view from Poon Hill is one cherishing moment with a panoramic view of mountains like Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Dhampus Peak, Fishtail, etc. After breakfast, we leave Ghorepani and steeply ascend through the world’s largest rhododendron to the ridge with a stunning view of mountains and the deepest gorge in the world. We further walk the undulating trail also known as the ‘Lord of the Rings trail’ into the dense forest of pine, maple rhododendron, and oak to Tadapani. Shortly we will do a quick descent to a small yet very beautiful settlement of CHUILE.


  • An early wake-up call for the dazzling sunrise view with ample snow-capped mountains from POON HILL that would move many emotionally.
  • A fabulous walk through woodland is peaceful.
  • Most of the time you are in the shade keeping you away from the harsh day sun.
  • Overnight stay in this small settlement of CHUILE is quite an experience.
  • The landscape and mountain views are stunning.
  • Stunning sunrise view from the tea house veranda itself.
  • Altitude: 3200 m/10,498 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 14 km

From CHUILE we steeply descend down to the river crossing the suspension bridge. The next effortless walk takes us to the village of Gorjungh. From Gorjung we take a 45-minute steep trail to Durpin Danda and the next 1 and half hours of gentle trail ultimately takes us to the agricultural village of Chhomrong with the grand view of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Lunch at Chhomrong. Leaving Chhomrong we climb down the regular set of steps to Chhomrong Khola (river) and after crossing a small footbridge we steeply ascend to lower Sinuwa.


  • Delightful walk into the woodland.
  • Skipping the harsh day sun and being in the soothing forest shades is comforting.
  • Getting to Chhomrong and the view of Annapurna is unbelievable.
  • Alfresco at Chhomrong with the view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhare.
  • From Chhomrong we descend to the the bridge and climb to our destination SINUWA.
  • Altitude: 2,360 m / 7742 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 10 km

From Sinuwa we further remain in the lush forested undulating trail and finally descend down the narrow hill-cut path to the village of Bamboo, a settlement with very limited tea-houses. leaving Bamboo and setting off into the forest trail again with the gradual trial with occasional steep climbs in between. We walk a dense forest trail of bamboo, rhododendron, and maple to Dovan with the gorgeous view of a series of waterfalls. From Dovan we start with a gradual trail and soon climb a steep trail to a very small settlement of Himalaya - overnight at the teahouse.


  • A most enchanting walk through the sanctified forest.
  • Arrive at Bamboo, a settlement surrounded by lush forest is soothing.
  • Walking into woodland following the Modi Khola gorge is eccentric.
  • View of Hiunchuli and the holy Fishtail.
  • Arrive at a small yet very serene settlement of Himalaya and stay overnight. 
  • Enjoy your afternoon with tea and biscuits.
  • Altitude: 2,920 m / 9,580 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 11 km

Leaving Himalaya we soon climb a steep trail to Hinku cave (a small shelter for porters during rain or storm). Following Modi Khola, we descend down to Machhapuchhre stream and climb to Deurali. Now we enter into the alpine zone away from the tree line. Continuing with the initial gradual trail we cross the avalanche trail that will close down during winter and an alternative trail will be opened for safety concerns to Machhapuchhare Base camp. Shortly we will climb to M.B.C - a very beautiful place with soaring mountains around.


  • Walking into woodland following the Modi Khola gorge is eccentric.
  • View of Hiunchuli and the holy Fishtail.
  • Fun being at Hinku Cave, the overhanging rock that provides protection against rain and avalanches from Hiunchuli and Annapurna South.
  • The valley widens and you can see the doorway to Annapurna Sanctuary right before you.
  • Walk to Machhapuchhare base camp situated at the base of soaring holy fishtail is enchanting.
  • Be cautious while walking on avalanche trails if you are trekking in winter.
  • Get ready to embrace the feeling of bliss as you are literally surrounded by majestic peaks in 360.
  • Altitude: 3700 m / 12,139 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 7 km

Today we will have a relaxed day since it's just a short walk to ABC from MBC. From MBC we walk the most beautiful Himalayan Meadow Trail for the next 2 hours to Annapurna Base Camp. Here you are literally surrounded by the tremendous 360-degree mountain view which is unique.


  • Being in the alpine with a dramatic landscape setting is astonishing
  • Walk in the pleasant Himalayan meadow with the View of majestic Annapurna I and its neighboring mountains.
  • Explore Annapurna Base Camp for the grandiose view of mountains, glaciers, and glacial lakes.
  • Free Afternoon
  • Being it a last night we say goodbye to our trekking crew.
  • Altitude: 4130m /13,459 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 2 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 4 km

We retrace our trail back to Sinuwa. Despite long hours walking it's worth losing elevation and getting back to the tree line. We descend through the sanctified lush forest to Bamboo and climb till we get to the ridge and walk the gentle trail to Sinuwa.

  • Altitude: 2,340 m/7,677 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 7/8 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 22 km

We wake up leisurely today as the walk to Jhinu is pretty short. After breakfast, we descend retracing our trial through steady steps till we cross a small footbridge and then we climb to Chhomrong with a grand view of holy Fishtail. From Chhomrong we descend down all the way down with consistent steps to the beautiful settlement of Jhinu where you have a natural hot spring to relax in the afternoon to soothe your tired muscles.


  • Retracing our trail back to Chhomrong is a great time to recall our past adventures.
  • Descending down to Jhinu for Lunch and afternoon exploration of the natural hot spring is something not to be missed.
  • Being it a last night fun activities follow with dancing, eating, drinking, and tipping
  • Altitude: 1780 m/5839 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 3/4 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

From Jhinu we descend to cross one of the longest Suspension bridge and after a short walk, we will take a Private Vehicle to Pokhara. f corn and millet to Syauli Bazaar for lunch. 


  • Today’s walk is very relaxing also that you would be walking a different trail.
  • Cross one of the longest Suspension Bridge.
  • Arrive at Matkyu and Drive to Pokhara.
  • 3 Hours Scenic Drive
  • Getting to Pokhara with beautiful Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the Himalayas mounting at the backdrop creates an atmosphere of peace and delight.
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE

Sensational flight back to the capital city of Kathmandu with an outstanding panoramic view.


  • Sensational flight to Kathmandu
  • Explore the Capital City of Kathmandu as per your requirements.
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 25 min FLIGHT
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transport: MOUNTAIN FLIGHT

Depending on your flight schedule airport transportation will be organized. Usually, your reporting time is 3 hours prior to your flight in Nepal. Your leader will be there to assist you and transfer you to the international airport.

Enjoy your farewell Breakfast in the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transport: Airport Transfer
What's Included
  • PERMITS: All Essential permits required to legally trek in ACT and ABC are procured before arrival.
  • PICKUP AND DROPS: Roundtrip airport pickup and drop-off facilities for both domestic and international flights are included.
  • ACCOMMODATION: Twin-sharing hotel accommodation in both KATHMANDU and POKHARA at three-star hotels on a bed-and-breakfast basis.
  • WELCOME DINNER: A traditional Nepali-style welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Kathmandu.
  • SIGHTSEEING: A half-day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu’s two most sacred UNESCO World Heritage sites with entrance fees included.
  • TAXES: All applicable local and national government taxes are covered.
  • GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Roundtrip PRIVATE VEHICLE ground transportation between destinations as per the itinerary.
  • STAFF TRANSPORTATION: All ground transportation for assistant guide, porter, and other trek staff as required.
  • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS: One-way domestic flight from POKHARA to KATHMANDU at the end of the trek.
  • EQUIPMENT: Fundamental trekking gear like a sleeping bag with fleece liners, Primaloft jacket, Rain Poncho, Yak-Track, Trekking Poles, etc. are provided.
  • LODGING: Local Tea-house accommodation on a twin-sharing basis – A single supplement is provided on request OVER MINIMAL COST, however, depends solely on the availability.
  • DRINKING WATER: Properly filtered and boiled water for drinking is provided each morning and evening. Trekkers are advised to carry reusable water bottles/bladder bags that can hold at least 3 liters.
  • GLORIOUS FOOD: All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with hot beverages are provided throughout the trek duration.
  • TREK LEADER AND ASSISTANT GUIDE: An experienced trek leader holding legitimate licensing leads the group, along with assistant guides based on group size. Groups of 3 or more are typically assigned at least 1 assistant guide.
  • PORTERS: The porter to trekker ratio is 1:2 - meaning 1 porter for every 2 trekkers. However, for groups larger than 4 trekkers, an additional porter is provided specifically to assist with hot water supply during the trek.
  • STAFF INSURANCE & ALLOWANCES: Insurance coverage, wages, and allowances for all trek staff are included.
  • SAFETY CONCERNS: Emergency equipment including oxygen cylinders and a comprehensive medical kit is available at all times during the trek.
  • COMPLIMENTARY TAKE AWAY: Trekkers receive a duffel bag, t-shirt, multi-functional headwear, baseball hat, trekking map, and completion certificate to take home.
What's Excluded
  • NEPAL VISA: A fee of $50 that is levied on a 30-day Nepali visa.
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: The cost of all international flights.
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES: All personal expenses that may include Nepalese SIM card, internet, battery charging, hot shower, laundry, fizzy drinks, Alcohol, etc.
  • EMERGENCY: A medical examination of any kind, High Altitude Evacuation over any circumstances, Air Evacuation and Rescues.
  • DONATIONS: Donations of any kind.
  • STAFF TIPPING: Tipping is entirely a personal matter, however, it’s a trekking culture.
  • EXTRA NIGHTS: Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival or Late departure.
  • SANCTIONS: Permits or the letter of Authorization that is required for special Filming, big Drones, and Filming Cameras.
  • INSURANCE: All-inclusive Travel or medical insurance is a must.
  • EXTRA PORTER: Over request Extra Porter or Assistant is provided that may include the cost of $25 per day.
  • OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.
Why Choose Nepal Pyramids?

Nepal Pyramids is here to craft your Nepal dreams into reality. We assure you a trip extraordinarily out of the world with quality service and value for money. We propose comprehensive flexible packages with unbeatable price - without any hidden cost.

  • Team of Local Experts
    Team of Local Experts

    Our team of local experts is the driving force behind our success. With their passion, experience, and commitment, our team of local experts ensures that we all are not just participants but integral contributors to the growth and well-being of the community we serve.

  • Safety is our Prior Concern
    Safety is our Prior Concern

    Safety is our foremost concern at our Travel company. We prioritize the well-being of our adventurers above all else. We provide top-notch equipment and conduct rigorous safety checks to ensure every trek is as secure as it is adventurous.

  • Travel Sustainably
    Travel Sustainably

    Sustainability is at the heart of our mission. We ensure that the beauty and integrity of the destinations we explore are preserved. We believe in responsible tourism that contributes positively to the environment and the livelihoods of the local people.

  • Hassle Free
    Hassle Free

    Nepal Pyramids takes pride in making your journey hassle-free from start to finish. With our efficient services, expert Group Leading, and attention to detail, you can leave the hassles behind and focus on creating lasting memories during your travels.

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