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Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

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Tour information Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • Trip duration:

  • 14 Days
  • How hard is this trip:

  • 5 / 5
  • Trip max. altitude:

  • 5416m
  • Start - End:

  • Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Guide language:

  • English
  • Nepali
  • Japanese
  • Accomendation:

  • Hotell
  • Guest house

Short Annapurna Circuit bring your happiness of the life to breath highest pass in the Himalayas

" Short Annapurna Circuit Trek will allow you to traverse the Annapurna region in short period of time covering all the major places and highlights of the general Annapurna Circuit Trek. Perfect for someone who does not have enough time on their hand to do long Annapurna Circuit Trek."

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek will allow you to complete the longest trek of Annapurna region in a short period of time. We, Annapurna Trekking Agency have designed this package especially for those who have limited time on their hand but wanting to do Annapurna Circuit Trek. The trek covers picturesque valleys of Manang & Mustang and makes a complete circumambulation of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges. On this trek, you will get to witness panoramic views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Annapurna Range (8,091m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Ngadi Chuli (7,871 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Lamjung Himal (6,983 m), Thorung Peak (5,416 m), and many others. You will cross the most difficult pass of this region, Thorong La Pass (5,416m), which is also the highest point of the trek. From the top of the pass, you will see irresistible beauty of this region and best views of the Himalayan mountains.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek begins with a scenic drive to Besisahar and to Chame. From here you will begin trekking towards Upper Pisang trekking through forested trail and crossing suspension bridges several times. You will reach Manang, and further, continue your trek to Muktinath going through Yak Kharka and Thorong Phedi along with crossing challenging and thrilling Thorong La Pass. You will then head towards Jomsom, one of the most attractive regions of Nepal. From Jomsom, you will take a scenic flight to Pokhara. The flight will present bird-eyes view of the entire region.

Tradition & Culture in Short Annapurna Circuit Trekking region

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek will take you to the Annapurna region known for picturesque villages and rich tradition and culture. Annapurna region is home of ethnic communities such as Manangis, Thakalis, Gurungs, and Magars. Each of them practices different culture, follows different values, have their own delicious cuisine, colorful lifestyles, and languages. Moreover, you will also come across one of the holiest temples of Hindus, Muktinath Temple during Annapurna Circuit Trek, which holds numerous legends.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek difficulty

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek is a challenging trek. The trail includes several trekking days on rocky, steep, rugged, slippery, and snowy paths. You will trek through dense forests and cross several suspension bridges. All these make Short Annapurna Circuit Trek challenging than other treks. Moreover, you will walk an average of 5 to 7 hours per day, which does require strong stamina, good physical condition, and excellent health. If you do not have prior trekking experience then no problem, just go on a few short hikes and hit the door of the gym to increase your stamina before the commencement of the trip and you are good to go.

Why trek with Annapurna Trekking Agency?

With us, Annapurna Trekking Agency you will able to complete the journey without having any difficulties. Our guides are well-known with the trail and surely will assist you to experience the absolute of the trip. We are a highly committed and service-oriented organization. While going on Short Annapurna Circuit Trek with us, you will not only get exclusive service but also contribute to our mission of empowering women to join Travel & Tour industry of Nepal.

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Tour itinerary Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

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  • Day 1:

    Arrival Kathmandu

    Your first day landing Kathmandu, Nepal. We are there for you, welcoming you at airport. Drive to hotel approximately 15 minutes by private transport depend on group size. After hotel depend on your arrival time. If you want to go out. We happy to go around with you and rest at hotel.

    Highest altitude
    • 1345m
    Accommodation
    • Hotell
  • Day 2:

    Full day Sightseeing

    Kathmandu known as temple city also. There is many temple and Monastery which is in world heritage side. We go out from hotel after great breakfast. And do sightseeing with city tour guide and get experience beautiful temple city and know history about it.

    Highest altitude
    • 1345m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Hotell
  • Day 3:

    Drive Kathmandu to Besisahar

    Today drive from kathmandu to Besisahar. Driving pass through many small local market, Trisuli and Marsyangdi river(very popular for river rafting adventure), small and big farming land with lots of different vegetable. Stay at Besisahar, this is central city for Lamjung district

    Highest altitude
    • 760m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 4:

    Drive Besisahar to Chame

    To make short trip to Annapurna circuit, one more day drive. Today drive different than yesterday. Yesterday was quit good road, today totally off road drive to Chame. Chame is capital of Manang district. Rest after off road drive.

    Highest altitude
    • 2670m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 5:

    Trek Chame to Upper Pisang

    Today trek is gently walk to climb up with pine forest. We cross Marsyangdi river many times by suspension bridge. When we reach Pisang there is two Pisang , lower and upper Pisang. We go upper Pisang. Upper Pisang is old village for the area.

    Highest altitude
    • 3300m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 6:

    Trek Upper Pisang to Manang

    Day start old town from Manang. In beginning we assent to Nawal and descent down to Braka. Where we can see old monastery. We continue move on to Manang. Manang is gateway to our goal highest pass Thorong-la pass.

    Highest altitude
    • 3540m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 7:

    Acclimatization at Manang

    Today we do go high and sleep down before summit highest pass Thorong-la pass, day for acclimatization to make our body comfortable with altitude. Today we have option what we do. Option are cross the river climb up and see glacier from annapurna and Gangapurna, Climb above village and see panoramic view of Annapurna range and explore Manang. Main goal of acclimatization is avoid altitude sickness.

    Highest altitude
    • 3540m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 8:

    Trek Manang to Yak Kharka

    Wake up with more fresh after good rest and happy to move up to climb. Now we climb gently and slowly to Yak kharka. We see everyday more and more beautiful mountain view

    Highest altitude
    • 4050m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 9:

    Trek Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi

    We are increasing height day by day to the summit. On the way to Thorong Phedi can see blue sheep and snow leopards if we are lucky. When we get Thorong Phedi, if you are totally fit to go more high. We go little climb up and come down for sleep.

    Highest altitude
    • 4450m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 10:

    Trek Thorong Phedi to Thorong Pass (5416m) to Muktinath

    Long day of the trek and goal destination as well Thorong-la pass (5416m) from sea level. It can to little hard today by wind and altitude. While reach Thorong-la pass all hard walk finish for day. After pass go down to Muktinath which is temple of hindu religion.

    Highest altitude
    • 3760m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 11:

    Trek Muktinath to Jomsom

    Trek to Jomsom pass via Kagbeni which is gateway start upper Mustang trek. Where need to have special permit to see isolate region of Nepal. We continue descend with Kali Gandaki and area of apple tree. Kali Gandaki is big gorge become between two mountain Annapurna and Dhaulagiri above 8000m.

    Highest altitude
    • 2720m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Guest house
  • Day 12:

    Fly Jomsom to Pokhara

    We will get ready to fly to Pokhara after good breakfast With mazical view from sky. Today we have lots of time explore the Pokhara and do more adventure too. As you wish you can do whatever you want mountain bike, wood boating at lake, sightseeing or rest.

    Highest altitude
    • 800m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Hotell
  • Day 13:

    Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Today you going to fly again to Kathmandu with small domestic
    Aeroplane first hour of the day which mean you have more time in Kathmandu to do more things. Shopping or just rest. Evening dinner together with culture show.

    Highest altitude
    • 1345m
    Included meals
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Hotell
  • Day 14:

    Departure to international airport

    Time to go back to home with so many good memory. We will drop you to international airport on you flight time. We happy to welcome back to explore more himalaya, Nepal. Bye! See you again. Namaste!

    Included meals
    • Breakfast

IncludedShort Annapurna Circuit Trek

  • All ground transportation pick up from International airport to drop again international airport
  • Kathmandu heritage sightseeing with a city guide
  • 3-night twin sharing hotel in Kathmandu with B/B
  • 1-night twin sharing hotel in Pokhara with B/B
  • All food and accommodation during the trek
  • All necessary permits and government tax
  • Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Guide and assistant guide depend on group size
  • Porter to help your luggage (1 porter for 2 guests )
  • All food/accommodation/wages for guide and porter
  • Insurance for our staff crew
  • Medical kit box during the trip
  • Annapurna Trekking Agency certificate
Not included
  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone, wifi and laundry.
  • Rescue & travel insurance, health emergency evacuation cost
  • Tips & Gratuities to guide and porter