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Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna traverse trek is one of the top destinations treks in world and based in Nepal. Which trek offering grand view of the three highest mountain range Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manasalu over 8000 meters height including ranges of snow capped trekking peaks over 6000m. The trail follows the Marshyangdi valley all the way to its source, the glacial lake in Manang, through the rural farm villages and terraced farm field from the sub-tropic climate to the arctic landscape and through the rain forest to the alpine timbers. After crossing the Throng La we have scenic deserts and famous pilgrimage Muktinath temple. Further down hill walk in the holy river bank and enjoy with apple garden in the Marpha. The trail leads us to the hot spring for relaxing bath via deepest gorge and climb up to pun hill for panoramic view point passing through rhododendron forest.
This trek may have chances to touch with wide ranges of diversified culture. Most of the tribal inhabitants are Gurungs, Magars and Thakalis. Higher region domain by Tibetan society and followed the Buddhism as lower part domain the Hindus with mixed culture. Higher mountains and attractive glacier lakes with higher pass Throng La (5,416m/17765 ft) carries own characteristic in this area. It is not only enough to see culture and mountains but we also have Himalayan wildlife admitting rare species of Snow Leopard, Blue Sheep and Golden Eagle are another attraction alsstic Yak during the trek. This trek has carries multi features with wide ranges of mountain scenery, flora and fauna, rare wildlife, rich culture and diversified landscapes is the reason for this trek, and the experience is truly awe-inspiring for visitors.

Starting USD 1,800.00
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Day 01:Arrival day in Kathmandu(1,300m/4,264 ft).
Namaste & welcome to Himalayan Planet of Nepal. While you landed at the Tribhuvan intl. airport Himalayan Planet Adventures representative welcomes you with your name and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, bring you at head office and briefing about the program and evening we’ll pick up you for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural program in the heart of Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel.
(Welcome dinner & deluxe hotel accommodation included)

Day 02: A Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
After your breakfast to head on for our guided day trip to world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and visit the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. We take you to visit the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, one of the most important shrine of Shiva temples on the subcontinent which is place of thousand of devotees, Saddhus (holy men/Baba), and can be seen the cremating body most of the times in the holy riverbank of Bagmati. Hundreds of monkeys are giggling with you and take a time to exploring surrounding area and visit Bouddhanath stupa an another pilgrimage centre which is most popular and important place for Buddhist. You can explore with rounding prayer wheel and flattering colorful flag with melodious chanting noise.

After visiting Bouddhanath stupa we’ll drive to the City of Devotees (Bhaktapur). This traditional and traffic free town is the third biggest town in the Valley. We’ll explore the medieval like squares, courtyards and temples of this vibrant town. After a stop for lunch at restaurant in Bhaktapur it’s time to drive back to Kathmandu and meet up with your travel consultant & fellows to prepare for next day and overnight at the hotel. Alternatively, the same group may have option to choose same 3 sightseeing place inside Kathmandu valley instead of these given place.
(Breakfast & Deluxe hotel accommodation included)

Day 03: Drive to Beshishahar (830m/2,723ft).
This morning we leave Kathmandu for our long trek to Annapurna. Drive by local bus to Beshishahar through the scenic countryside and river view. This is an interesting drive through the foothills of the Himalaya. En-route to Pokhara our route diverts from the town village of Dumre towards north to Beshishahar. On arriving Beshishahar entry your permit number and rest at the hotel. This is big town and district headquarters of the Lamjung, explore the surrounding area and overnight at the hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 04: Beshishahar to Bahundanda (1,310m/4,298ft).
Today, we begin our walk from Beshishahar with fine view of Hiunchuli and peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli) and crossing some local wooden & bamboo bridges reaches at Bhulbhule. It then continues to Ngadi village for lunch passing through waterfall through the river bank before reaching at Bahundanda for overnight. This is nice village on a top of hill and you may have chance to explore the evening time to local village and around the school area
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 05: Bahundanda to Chamje (1,410m/4,626ft).
After a breakfast the trek descends to Syange village crossing fields and local villages, a short downhill walk brings you Syange village is reached after crossing a long suspension bridge, and our trek continues gradually uphill from the river and the last steep climb to get to Jagat for lunch stop. From here an hour further walk on rocky path & long scenic waterfall across the river and finally brings you at Chamje for overnight stop. You can visit around the small villages but nothing to important for good view.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 06: Chamje to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft).
From Chamje a short walk brings to a suspension bridge over the raging Marshyangdi river, after crossing the bridge it's another steep climb for another 2-3 hours till Tal, the village is situated on the gorge-valley by the side of the river Marshyangdi and decorated with beautiful waterfall & sandy spread river. Further trek follows the upstream up to the Dharapani, which is through the rocky trails and crossing few suspension bridges and small teashops bring you at quite large village at Dharapani for the overnight at hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft).
we continuing our trek further to Chame. From where changing the vegetation, people and the landscapes changes and the air will gets cooler, the trail then climb through pine forests to Bagarchhap, the first village on the trek with typical Tibetan architecture. After a pleasant walk to Bagarchhap, the altitude slowly gains as we come at Danaque and to the alpine region passing through farm, orchards and beautiful pine forest with views of towering peaks of Lamjung and Annapurna II, the trail follows the river Marshyangdi upstream passing by the villages of Latamanang and Koto before further half an hour brings you at Chame for overnight at the hotel. This is head quarter of Manang district with grand view of Annapurna II.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3,700m/12,139ft).
The trails leads from the other side of the river on the northern bank passes through pine woods and small villages with few ups and downs till you reach the orchard village of Bhartang for apple garden. We continue on the gradual path up to a bridge, from the bridge a short steep climb through the pine forest brings you at the top of the ridge of Dhukur Pokhari for the lunch. After walking out of the tree line a great view of Pisang peak on the north and the Chulu peak can be seen with Pisang village below you, from this top a gentle descent of one hour brings you to windswept village of Pisang for overnight. Evening visit upper Pisang for the Tibetan style of houses and monastery with panoramic view of the Annapurna range and valley.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 09: Pisang to Manang (3,500m/11,482ft).
The trek starts with pleasant walk through pine forest and the scenic view. The walk climbs gently up for half an hour and reaching the top, stop at a ridge to get our first view of the Manang valley, This grand spot offers a spectacular views of the valleys, Humde village with it's short air-strip and the great peaks of Gangapurna, Annapurna II, III, Tilicho and on the right Chulu east, on the back Pisang peak. The walk gently forward to Humde and pleasant walk up to the Braga village for traditionally built up Tibetans style of houses and if can be visited the monastery, it has an outstanding display of statues, thankas and the religious manuscripts. From here it is only an hour walk to Manang for the overnight.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang (3,500m/11,482ft).
Today is full of rest for acclimatize and explore Manang. The village of about 500 flat-roofed houses is the picturesque set amongst some spectacular scenery -Annapurna II, Annapurna III (7,555 meters), Gangapurna (7,454 meters) to the South - Tilicho (7,132 meters) and the Grand Barrier to the West - Chulu West (6,583 meters) and Chulu East (6,059 meters) to the North. After explore and relaxing day at Manang, visit Himalayan Rescue Association and if needed go for movie show.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 11: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft).
After a wonderful time at Manang, the trail leads to a slow climb up for an hour to the Tenki Manang for enclose view of the Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho peak. The track gently winds up offering inspiring views and through terrains with juniper bushes as the only surviving vegetation around this region and will brings you at Yak-Kharka for the overnight.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 12: Yak Kharka to Throng Phedi (4,400m/14,432).
We start our trek with slow and own pace to get to Phedi. We still have same amazing view of mountains and landscapes. After an hour walk reaches at Ledar and continues to climb along the east bank of the Jorsang Khola, then descends and crosses the stream on a wooden bridge to get a small tea shop. We stop for wonderful view and tea breaks, we follows a narrow path across a high, unstable slope before heading to Thorong Phedi for the overnight. Phedi, which means 'foot of the hill', is a common Nepali name for any settlement at the bottom of a long climb.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 13: Throng Phedi to Throng La (5,416m/17,765 ft) to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft).
Today is longest and hardest day of the whole trip. We start our walk early in the morning with packed lunch and the trail becomes steepest initially and reaches at high camp. Walk on your own pace viewing with sunrise and glimpse of the mountains. We continuing walk to the top takes 3-4 hrs to the Throng top and with a great feeling of victory take a short breaks for picturesque scenery and down to the Mustang part of mountains and the Kaligandaki valley far below to the West. Finally, we made to Muktinath after 7-8 hrs long walk and overnight at lodge.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 14: Muktinath to Kagbeni 2,800m/4240ft).
Today, we wake up early to the divine sounds of temple bells and visit the famous pilgrimage center to Muktinath Temple area. After breakfast it is an easy trek down to Kagbeni. The trail descends through a dramatic, arid landscape all the way to Kagbeni. To reach Kagbeni one must travel on either side of the Kaligandaki River. The left fork continues up the river to Kagbeni. Later in the afternoon you can visit a seven hundred years old monastery and visit the small alleys in a village and overnight at Hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 15: Kagbeni to Marpha 2,670m/8811ft).
After few hours hours walking from Kagbeni one reaches Jomsom, a large town and the headquarters of the Mustang region. It has an airstrip just above the Kaligandaki River and is also a major village on the Kaligandaki area linking the age old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade route to Tibet. From Jomsom onwards it is very windy in the afternoon, the path continues following Kaligandaki down stream with different views of mountains and sandy paths. Two hours of easy walk from Jomsom towards the south-east brings you at Marpha for the overnight stop. This is a little gem, with whitewashed houses, paved streets and numerous well kept lodges. Here you will have time to celebrate with the local apple products like cider, brandy and juice as this area from Kagbeni to Larjung is famous for its delicious apple and its products. Visit Marpha village with its Monastery, Apple Brandy factory and around.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 16: Marpha to Ghasa (2,120m/6,955ft).
Today, the walk is very enjoyable following the Kaligandaki river down stream reaches another charming village at Tukuche, close beneath the Tukuche peak and Dhaulagiri with spectacular views of Mt. Nilgiri's and the massif icefalls which tumbles from the Dhaualgiri's east face, after an hour walk from Tukuche continuing trek down to Kalolpani village for lunch, and this is another lovely village of more than 30 houses with excellent tea houses and lodge with grandeur view of Mt.Annapurna I, Nilgiri's and Dhaulagiri above the beautiful pine forest. After 2 hrs easy downhill brings you long settled Thakali village for overnight at
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 17: Ghasa to Tatopani (1,200m/3937ft).
The route dramatically changes the vegetation, from dry, arid desert to pine and conifer forests, as we pass between two giant peaks of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna's. From Ghasa the southern end of the area dominated by Thakali people with fewer of this ethnic tribe till Tatopani, the architectural style change, with much ornately carved wood work in evidence. This pleasant walk amidst the beautiful surrounding continues back to the terraced paddy fields and into warm sub-tropical climate all the way to the village of Tatopani passing through the beautiful waterfalls of Rupse waterfall. We come down through Dana village (the deepest gorge of the world) and after lunch onwards couple of hour to get to Tatopani for natural hot spring bath. Explore the local place and overnight at hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 18: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft).
Spending wonderful day at hot spring we trek down before crossing a suspension bridge over the Kaligandaki river, the path leads by the river for a while just arriving at the junction of the two trails, the other wide path follows the river all the way to Beni. We diverts from here taking the left uphill climb, the first of the climb is quite steep to the top, and continue with farms and villages, from this spot a gradual climb leads us most of the day, leaving behind the terraced fields walking in the dense rhododendron forests and reaching at Ghorepani for the overnight at teahouse. This is a great place for mountain scenery and Kaligandaki valley.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 19: Pun hill hike and trek to Tadapani (2,710m/8,891ft).
As briefing yesterday evening, we hike to early morning for 40 minutes up to Pun hill and en-route offering the glimpse of aurora walking through the pleasant rhododendron forest. Pun hill named after the hill tribe Pun, inhabitants of Ghorepani/Shikha village. This is wide range of panoramic scenery from the far western Himalaya of Dolpo, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchre (Fish Tail) and all the way to Manasalu Himalayan range. It is picturesque Himalayan scenery and good memorable moments spending an hour to the top. After a great time return back to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue trek to onward destination, the walk passes through the Rhododendron, Pine and fur forest with up and downs hill and finally you will reaches at Tadapani for overnight at local teahouse. This is a great place surrounding by rhododendron forest with closest view of Mt. Fish Tail.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 20: dapani to Ghandruk (1,990m/6,529ft).
Today, we have short and pleasant walking day through the forested path. The trail leads us is on gradual downhill path most of the way with occasional view of the Mountain. The trail enters an unusual and cool forest of moss-hung oak and rhododendron for an hour to Bhaise-Kharka a small place with couple of teahouses amidst the woods. A steep descend leads us through the slippery small fast flowing creeks and streams, after the steep portion the walk gets better on the gradual path most of the way for another hour or more to Ghandrung village for lunch and overnight stop. This is heavily settled Gurung village, a modern village of Nepal and explore the surrounding area and simply relax at the hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & teahouse accommodation included)

Day 21: Ghandruk to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft).
This is our last day walk after long trek and immersing yourself to finish quickly this day. Trek leads through the scenic landscapes and local villages to get down to the Syalui bazzar settled in river bank of Modi. Further an easy path reaches at Birethanthi for lunch, where is the confluence of Modi and Bhurungdi River. After half an hour flat walk will reach at Nayapul. Our trek ends here and drives back to Pokhara lakeside for the overnight stop. Remaining time explore the surrounding lake side area and simply relax at the heart of Lake Town.
(Breakfast, Lunch,& Delux Hotel accommodation included)

Day 22: A Guided sightseeing in Pokhara Valley.
After your breakfast to head on for our guided day trip in Pokhara valley and visit the highlights of Pokhara and the surrounding areas. We take you to visit the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Bindabashini, which one most important popular Hindu temples in pokhara. Two hour boating in phewa lake and visit the barahi temple which one in island in phewa lake. After this we will take you to Davi;s falls (water fall) The water is come from phewa lake by underground and water came out in here and falls start again goes from underground. Ghupteshower cave which is beside the falls. In this cave it is possible to go inside and from the last stop you can see the same devi’s falls water and you can see where is this water going.
After Davi’s falls and Gupteshower cave we’ll bring to you Tibetan refugee camp where the Tibetan people lives and do some business. One the way back to hotel we will show you pokhara cities around in Mahendrapul which means there is one bridge in seti river but we can’t see the water only we can hear the water sound. And this area is big shopping area for local people. This river is one of the deepest river in Nepal. After all of that we will back to hotel and free.
(Breakfast & Deluxe hotel accommodation included)

Day 23: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft).
Morning we'll drive back through the scenic countryside and en route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu guide will transfer to the hotel and re. st of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
(Breakfast & Deluxe hotel accommodation included)

Day 24: Leisure at Kathmandu.
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel for last day shopping and evening company will meet you for the farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.
(Breakfast, farewell dinner & deluxe hotel accommodation included)

Day 25: Departure from Kathmandu.
Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.
(Breakfast included)

Extending your holiday
You may have many choices to extend your holiday on your interest/budget/timeframe and we will be happy to assist you as per your requirement before or after your trek. Please, inform our tour officers who are fully supporting to make your happy holiday. Here is some suggested destination for your expanding holidays,
  • Travel to the Trans Himalayan country with its mysterious and spiritual land of Tibet
  • Visit land of the thunder dragon known as Bhutan
  • Take a memorable wildlife safari with Elephant back ride in the Chitwan National park
  • White water River rafting in the Himalayan country of Nepal
  • 1 hour amazing mountain flight closest to the Mt. Everest
  • Visit Darjeeling/Sikkim tour to India.
  • Extend your trek in different trekking areas
  • Bungee Jumping, Paragliding, Ultra light flight, Mountain biking and many more. >>>
Please contact Himalayan Planet Adventures P. Ltd. based in Kathmandu, Nepal, if you’d like to extend your trip for booking one of the above options with us or contact for more inquiry to us. We all are welcoming you and happy to assists for any travel consulting as per your requirements for your pleasure holiday or any special celebrations and do not hesitate to contact us.
We wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience with us!!

What is included

    • 4 night's twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu as per your requested categories
    • 2 night's twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara as per your requested categories
    • All local transportation by private vehicle in Kathmandu & Pokhara
    • Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu
    • A day Kathmandu sightseeing as per itinerary with tour guide, vehicle & entry fees
    • Kathmandu to Beshishahar by local bus (Optional private vehicle)
    • Pokhara to Kathmandu by regular tourist bus (Optional flight/Private vehicle)
    • Nayapul to Pokhara by private vehicle after trek
    • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
    • Accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek
    • Trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), Sherpa helper, all payments
    • Annapurna Conservation entry fee and permit
    • Exclusive medical kit bag
    • All government and local taxes
    • Intl. flight ticket re-confirmation

What is excluded

    • Visa fees, intl. airfare & departure taxes
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Lunch and dinner in city
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
    • Tips for driver, guides and porters
    • Anything does not includes in service inclusive column

Meals and Accommodation
We will provide all meals on full board basis during the trekking period. This trek is based on lodge/teahouse and we will be providing meals on three times a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea & coffee during the meal) from the lodge/teahouse menu. The meals consist of a variety of both American cuisine and numerous traditional Nepali & Chinese dishes. During the stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara meals on breakfast basis with welcome & farewell dinner included in the price. Snacks, bottled drinks including mineral water and alcohol are not included in the price.

We provide 4 night’s twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu & 2 night's twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara as per your request and 18 night’s twin share accommodation in teahouse/Lodge (Single occupancy available on request with single supplement).

Equipment List:

Head:                                           
-Sun hat                                       
-Fleece/Wool hat (to cover ears) 
-Sunglasses & reading glasses    
-Scarf to cover face (dust/wind)                                                

Lower Body:                             
-Under garments                        
-Hiking shorts                             
-Lightweight walking pants        
-Light weight thermal leggings
-Fleece or tracksuit pants  
-Waterproof shell pants         

Feet:                                              
-3x thin cotton inner soaks            
-3x thick warm wool hiking socks  
-Hiking boots (with spare laces)    
-Walking sneakers                        
-Sandals                                       
-Walking poles                              

Upper Body:                                   
-3x T-shirts                                      
-2x lightweight thermal tops            
-2x Merino/Fleece long shelve tops
-Waterproof shell jacket                  
-Down vest/jacket                          
-Poncho rain cover                          

Hands:                                           
-Lightweight fleece gloves              
-Heavyweight gloves                      
-Or waterproof/wind fleece gloves  

Sleeping:                                                  
-Sleeping bag                                          
-Sleeping bag liner                                    
-Pillow slip/case  

Medical Kit:
-See your Doctor for compete medical kit
- Including Dimox                                    

Accessories:
-Headlamp & spare batteries
-Hand touch & spare batteries
-Dry packs
-Open neck water bottles x2
-Watch with light & alarm
-Pack no heavier than 15kg fully packed
-Pack cover
-Day pack 33litre with waist strap
-Money belt

 Toiletries & Personal Hygiene
-1x quick dry towel & face cloth
-Shampoo & Conditioner (biodegradable)           
-Toothbrush & paste (biodegradable)
-Multipurpose wipes (face & body)
-Deodorant
-Face & Body moisturizer
-Nail clippers/file
-Small comb/brush
-Small mirror
-Clothes washing soap (biodegradable)
-Toilet paper (you can buy more on trek)
-Anti-Bacterial wipes (4x packs)
-Hand sanitizer (small bottle)
-Sun block face/body high UV protection
-Lip block with UV protection
-Feminine hygiene products

Extra Items:
-Camera & extra batteries
-Binoculars
-Reading books
-Playing cards
-Trail map & guide book
-Journal & pen                           
-Photo’s of home/family
-Energy/protein bars (optional)
-Walkman & Steripen



Trekking Group
This given trip based on group joining trip in Kathmandu and the minimum number will be 2 pax and max 10 pax based on group booking. For single also we organize the trip with single supplement (except some region most requires minimum 2 persons). Please make sure that you do have a group joining before you book the trip and we do organize the trip in large on request but small group that mean we can provide our best services during the trip.

Physical Requirements
Annapurna circuit trek is little technical during the Throng Pass (5,416 m) but does not require that extreme trekking or mountaineering experience. It does not require any technical experience; only that you are in good physical & mentally conditioning and be able to hike for 4-6 hours over hilly terrain with a light day pack. Before the trip booking with us please consult with your Medical Doctor once and in Doctor References go for your trip booking process with us.

Trek Leaders and Staffs
A decade experienced in the adventure tourism our incredible guides and staffs are the back bone of the company who are selecting based on highly skilled professionals with their technical proficiency, proven safety records, careful judgment, patient and supportive teaching styles and great personalities. Most of our field staffs are from the local area covering from eastern to western Himalayan ranges, which support the local people directly. They have good health fitness as well as well experience with good knowledge of team leading in the Himalayan region. We also provide the training to our each staff increasing their work efficiency. Please find the training list below, which we provide to our fellow trekking staffs,

  1. Intensive Wilderness First Aid – KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project)
  2. Trekking Guide Training - Nepal Government's Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation department of Hotel Management & Tourism Training Centre of Nepal.
  3. Eco Trekking Workshop & Adventure Meet – TAAN (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal)
  4. English Language - KEEP
  5. Conservation & Biodiversity - KEEP
  6. Rock & Ice Climbing & Mountaineering (optional) – Nepal Mountaineering Association

- Our operation is smooth as a safety concern:For our trek group, there will be one Leader and one Sherpa porter for two persons and above this will be one Leader, one assistance leader and one Sherpa porter based on two persons. This ensure if in case of one get sick, it would not disturb the itinerary and fellow members, the trip still running as plan as in itinerary. And please understand that our group starts from 2 and maximum it goes up to 10 which is good team to communicate and facilitate in every manner.
- Porter Care:In our group member each has allowed his/her gear bag weighted not exceeding than 15kgs/33 pounds that we strongly care of porters rights and solely against any exploitation on its operation and we are closely working with IPPG (International Porters Progress Group).

Acclimatization
This Annapurna circuit trek itinerary specially tailored considering with a high degree of minimization of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Normally, altitude sickness starts from 3,600 meters/11,808 feet and there is no problem below this standard. During your trip this is a best solution go slowly with body acclimatization. Consider in the higher altitude there is less oxygen in the air. Suppose, crossing high passes more than 5,000 meters/ 16,400 feet, there is 40% less oxygen than at sea level. Your body needs many days to acclimatization during the travel in high Himalaya. Please check about high altitudes sickness by Dr. Jim Duff from Australia in given link (http://www.treksafe.com.au/medical/altitude_illness.htm)

Travel Insurance
We strongly recommend the purchase of trip cancellation and travel insurance. This comprehensive travel insurance provides coverage for trip cancellation and interruption, travel delays, loss of baggage and travel documents, baggage delay, medical expenses and emergency assistance.

Climate and Weather
Nepal is a country of diversified in a topography starting from 60 meters to top of the planet 8,848 meters at the top of Mt. Everest. We have dry season from October to May and the wet season (monsoon) from June to September. For the Everest base camp trekking mid September to mid December is one of the best times and also March to May good to trek in Everest base camp. During the autumn the vegetation is lush after the rains of the monsoon and the air is clean and fresh and spring can be a little dusty but with pleasant & warm weather. December to February is good for visibility but cold in high altitude as well as Kathmandu too. Starting the rain from June and till the mid of the September and cloudy weather badly for visibility.

Passport and Visa Requirements
Before you traveling to Annapurna circuit trek please check your passport and validity date. Passports most have at least 6 months validity after finish date of your trip. We most require your copy of full passport details send by fax or scan copy is most preferable. In Nepal you will require a visa which can be obtained in advance from the Nepalese Embassy from your country or you can get on arrival at the airport in Kathmandu (Peak season you need to wait long in airport during the obtaining visa). Here is general list of Nepalese visa fee as below and web link as (http://www.immi.gov.np/)

Fees to be levied while issuing tourist visa by the Mission or entry point:US Dollars 25 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 15 days multiple entry visa.

  1. US Dollars 40 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 30 days multiple entry visa.
  2. US Dollars 100 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 90 days multiple entry visa.
  3. Notwithstanding anything written in clause (a) and (b), no visa fee shall be applicable to the passport holder of member states of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for 30 days.

Permits and fees
During this trip you most require to obtain the Annapurna Conservation entry permits with TIMS permit and world heritages site entry permits. All the relevant permits and entry fees are including on the given cost except personal donations & contribution. In case of any such conditions we will inform you if required any additional permit fees before you make a booking with us.

Health and Medical Information
During the Annapurna circuit trek with us, our crews are well experienced travelers and sharing since long time to achieve the traveler’s ambition. In fact, we specialized in the Himalayan travel and we all are from Himalayan region with plenty of local knowledge as have been guiding since a decade, which is a key factor to provide the standard service to our clients. Our all services based on client’s safety and satisfaction. We provide the high range of quality services and personally taking care during the trip. Each of our guides carries medical kit bag for occurring incidents during the travel and they are first aid trainer.

Environmental Concerns
We are highly sensible to protect our natural environment and participating with many environmental cleanup campaigns. Our responsible tourism carries good message to the locals and we insists and train them do’s and don’ts, how to keep good environment etc. Besides this tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve the natural environment for future generations as well. Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) (http://www.keepnepal.org/) helps to co-work with many trekking company and this organization providing many useful training to our crews and awareness environment program in the mountain.

Our Experience
Himalayan Planet Adventures P. Ltd. has Govt. registered company based in Kathmandu, Nepal and we are working in adventure travel in the Himalaya of Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. The operator has gained a decade of experience in the adventure tourism working as a guide, adventure travel consultant and by stabilizing own company. Our long experience in adventure travel, we are even more dedicated to fulfill our clients’ requirement and always sincere with clients gratification. We are also delighted to say that many of our past clients who organized their trip in the Himalaya they wouldn’t hesitate to inform you about our organization and professional organizing skills.

How to Book
While you have chosen your trip, contact our head office by mail or phone to check the availability dates (may visit the updated departure date page) groups or any remaining question you may have. We are happy to help and reply responsively as soon as possible. We’ll hold your booking with us before your final decision. Please read properly our trip booking terms & conditions before your booking and fill up the booking form (download from our website) along with the appropriate deposit of 20 % per person in advance and payment made through the bank transfer or submit your credit card (visa/master card) details with booking form. When you choose the method of advance payment in an appropriate way, a signed and completed booking form will still be required for confirmation of booking. Bookings will only be confirmed once when we received a completed and signed booking form along with appropriate amount of payment.

The final balance for your booking will be on arrival in Kathmandu. We will invoicing you before your arrival for the final balance along with other final pre departure details as appropriate. Your final invoice will show the price based on the previous quote at the time of invoicing. Please read the trip booking term and condition while you book the trip with us! 

We wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience with us!

Departure dates:
This Annapurna Circuit Trek has published a fixed departure date which is start & end at Kathmandu. START DATE means your ARRIVAL DAY in Kathmandu & END DAY means DEPARTURE DAY from Kathmandu. If you want to extending your holidays before start the expedition or after expedition finished you are free to do this. These are the departure dates currently available to book online. If these publish dates are not suit your time we are happy to customize the departure dates as your suit and happy to make your date as fixed departure date. Please inform us before the trip booking.

Price:
The publish prices are per person basis joining in land but excluding international flights. This price is fixed and given you on group joining & based on twin sharing accommodation. If you prefer to single accommodation please request for single supplement with additional cost.

Start Date End Date Price in US Dollar Availability Booking
Standard Deluxe
November 28, 2017 December 22, 2017 $ 1800 $ 2100 SPACE Book Now !
December 8, 2017 January 1, 2018 $ 1800 $ 2100 SPACE Book Now !
Dates of year

AVAILABILITY OPTIONS

SPACE: This date is available and open for bookings. Go for it!
LIMITED: This date is a guaranteed departure, but places are limited. Please send booking request for availability.
GUARANTEED: This date is a guaranteed departure. Seat Available.
FULL: This date is currently unavailable.