Annapurna Circuit, Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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  • Annapurna Circuit, Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Trip Overview
Detail Itinerary
Trip Info & Chart
Cost & Services

Trip Overview:

The walk around the Annapurna Circuit is a classic trip right around the huge massif of mountains that make up the Annapurna group. Though it has some steep climbs, it is not difficult and the views along the way are spectacular. It takes a minimum of 18 days to trek around the entire Annapurna massif, visiting the Tibet – like country on the northern slopes of the Himalaya and the dramatic Kali Ghandaki gorge. The trek takes you over Thorung la with its traditional chorten, prayer flags and stone cairns at an elevation of 5,416m. The views from the trail and from the pass itself are outstanding high Himalayan scenes.

The walk up to the Annapurna Base Camp is a classic trip right into the heart of the mountains. Though it has some steep climbs, it is not difficult and the views along the way are spectacular. The Sanctuary Trek traverses a variety of terrain from lowland villages and rice fields to glaciers, and offers magnificent views of high mountains. When you reach the base camp you will be surrounded by soaring Himalayan peaks.

Duration: 27 days
Region: Annapurna Region

Activities: Trekking and Hiking

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek

Transportation: Domestic flight and vehicles

Outline Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu
Rest day in Kathmandu
Drive Katmandu to Besi Sahar (760m)
Trek to Bahundanda (1310m)
Trek to Chamje (1,425m)
Trek to Thonje (1,920m)
Trek to Chame (2,651m)
Trek to Pisang (3,333m)
Trek to Manang (3,351m)
Trek to Yak Kharka (4,020m)
Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,430m)
Trek to Muktinath (3,800m)
Trek to Jomsom (2,713m)
Trek to Lete (2,438m)
Trek to Tatopani (1,189m)
Trek to Ghorepani (2,855m)
Trek to Poon Hill 3,210m (1 hr, start at 4 a.m. to see sunrise)
Trek to Bamboo (2,340m)
Trek to Deuirali (3,230m)
Trek to Machhapuchhere base camp (3,700m)
Trek to Annapurna base camp (4,130m)
Trek to Himalaya Lodge (2,900m)
Trek to Jhinua dara (1,780m)
Trek to Birethati (1,020m),
Rest day in Pokhara
Fly to Kathmandu
Departure
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Day 14
Day 15
Day 16
Day 17
Day 18
Day 19
Day 20
Day 21
Day 22
Day 23
Day 25
Day 26
Day 26
Day 27
Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel upon arrival

Day 1
Day 2

Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 2
Day 3

Drive Katmandu to Besi Sahar (760m)

Day 3
Day 4

Trek to Bahundanda (1310m)

Day 4
Day 5
Trek to Chamje (1,425m)
Day 5
Day 6

Trek to Thonje (1,920m)

Day 6
Day 7

Trek to Chame (2,651m)

Day 7
Day 8

Trek to Pisang (3,333m)

Day 8
Day 9

Trek to Manang (3,351m)

Day 9
Day 10

Trek to Yak Kharka (4,020m)

Day 10
Day 11

Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,430m)

Day 11
Day 12

Trek to Muktinath (3,800m) via crossing Thorung La pass (5,416m)

Day 12
Day 13

Trek to Jomsom (2,713m)

Day 13
Day 14

Trek to Lete (2,438m)

Day 14
Day 15

Trek to Tatopani (1,189m) 

Day 15
Day 16

Trek to Ghorepani (2,855m)

Day 16
Day 17

Trek to Poon Hill 3,210m (1 hr, start at 4 a.m. to see sunrise) Trek to Chomrong (2,170m)

Day 17
Day 18

Trek to Bamboo (2,340m)

Day 18
Day 19

Trek to Deuirali (3,230m)

Day 19
Day 20

Trek to Machhapuchhere base camp (3,700m)

Day 20
Day 21

Trek to Annapurna base camp (4,130m)

Day 21
Day 22

Trek to Himalaya Lodge (2,900m)

Day 22
Day 23

Trek to Jhinua dara (1,780m)

Day 23
Day 24

Trek to Birethati (1,020m), and drive to Pokhara (820m)

Day 24
Day 25

Rest day in Pokhara

Day 25
Day 26

Fly to Kathmandu

Day 26
Day 27

Departure

Day 27
  • Private trek or group option

We can organise this trek on a private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your previous trekking experience, you may want a Climb High leader or have no ‘leader’ but sill use the help of one of our guides and/or porters. Costs for this option are available on demand but are often not a huge amount greater than joining one of our ‘fixed departures’. Please contact us with your referred dates and itinerary and we’ll give you a quote.

  • Additional Information

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the trek or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:

00 (977) 1-470-1398

Alternatively, you can contact us by email at: info@climbhighhimalaya.com

  • Booking

To book a place on this trek, please complete the booking enquiry on our ‘Reservations’ page.

As we are a Nepali company, you will need to send your deposit by bank transfer to our bank account in Kathmandu. This is a completely safe process and may be done at any UK, European, Aus/NZ or US bank in a few minutes. Some banking websites even allow this to be done online.

Details will be sent to you once you have decided to proceed with your booking.

  • Equipment


Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. It is recommended that you use tried and tested kit on the trip rather than relying on brand new kit you’re not sure of.

A complete kit list is to be found on this website.

  • Porter Protection


Climb High is a local Nepali company and as such we treat our own people with the respect and good conditions you would expect. Many team members are from our own families and you can be assured that the treatment they receive is second to none. All insurances and porter conditions are met, and more.

  • Why use Climb High?
  • Our acclimatisation schedule and trip organisation is designed to give everyone in the team the best chance of reaching base camp in great condition and feeling healthy.
  • This trek is accommodated in lodges with traditional Nepali hospitality.
  • Treks are led by highly experienced leaders plus Sherpas and porters.
  • Porter welfare is paramount to us – we are a local company and want to ensure that we take care of our own staff.
  • We are a premium Nepali trekking operator, with impeccable local contacts – any changes in plan can be dealt with far more effectively using our experience and network of local contacts.
  • We have our own modern offices in central Kathmandu in Mandala Street – Thamel’s premium street

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, please take the itinerary as a statement of intent rather than an absolute. Travel in Nepal can be dangerous, delayed and highly changeable. Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

  • Cost:

US$ 2000 per person

  • Services Includes:
  • All meals and accommodations in tea houses during the trek includes hot drinks,
  • Trek leader,
  • Porters,
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu,
  • One night hotel in Pokhara,
  • Transportation Kathmandu|Besi Sahar,
  • Transportation Birethanti |Pokhara,
  • Flight Pokhara|Kathmandu,
  • Airport|hotel transfers,
  • Staff insurance
  • Domestic baggage 15 kg
  • Trekking permit (TIMS),
  • Annapurna National park conservation fees,
  • Climb High kit bag,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • First-aid kit,
  • VAT.
  • Services Excludes:
  • Insurance and it should cover helicopter evacuation in case of an emergency,
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • Bottled mineral water,
  • Hard and soft drinks,
  • Personal trekking gear,
  • Tips for guides and porters,
  • any other expenses in case of any natural disaster.

Travel Reviews:

Kara and Seth
3 PEAKS
In November 2016, my wife Kara and I took our second trekking trip with Climb High Himalaya.
The trip was 25 days trekking and climbing Lobuche...
Paul Anderson & Daniella
California, U S A
Larkya peak / Tsun valley 2016
May 16, 2016
Namaste! First of all, let me thank you/Climb High for an incredible experience! The Manaslu/Tsum trek and Larkya Peak climb were amazing and everything...
Raimund Mair
May 16, 2016
I just wanted to let you know that I had a safe trip to Kathmandu and back to Austria. Everything worked out perfect. Thanks a lot to all you guys! It was an amazing experience...
Hauke Kornmesse
Feb 9, 2016
It was a well organized trip.
I enjoy the trip the more the longer I am back home. But honestly: it was a well...
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Annapurna Circuit, Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp Trek

US$ 2000 per person

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  • Trip Duration: 26 Nights 27 Days
  • Region: Annapurna
  • Accommodation: Teahouses during the trek
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Altitude: Maximum 5,416 m
  • Activities: Trekking and Hiking

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Annapurna Circuit, Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp Trek

US$ 2000 per person

5/5
  • Trip Duration: 26 Nights 27 Days
  • Activities: Trekking andHiking
  • Accommodation: Teahouses during the trek
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Altitude: Maximum 5,416m
  • Region: Annapurna
Trip Overview
Detail Itinerary
Trip Info & Chart
Cost & Services

Trip Overview:

The walk around the Annapurna Circuit is a classic trip right around the huge massif of mountains that make up the Annapurna group. Though it has some steep climbs, it is not difficult and the views along the way are spectacular. It takes a minimum of 18 days to trek around the entire Annapurna massif, visiting the Tibet – like country on the northern slopes of the Himalaya and the dramatic Kali Ghandaki gorge. The trek takes you over Thorung la with its traditional chorten, prayer flags and stone cairns at an elevation of 5,416m. The views from the trail and from the pass itself are outstanding high Himalayan scenes.

The walk up to the Annapurna Base Camp is a classic trip right into the heart of the mountains. Though it has some steep climbs, it is not difficult and the views along the way are spectacular. The Sanctuary Trek traverses a variety of terrain from lowland villages and rice fields to glaciers, and offers magnificent views of high mountains. When you reach the base camp you will be surrounded by soaring Himalayan peaks.

Duration: 27 days
Region: Annapurna Region

Activities: Trekking and Hiking

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek

Transportation: Domestic flight and vehicles

Outline Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu
Rest day in Kathmandu
Drive Katmandu to Besi Sahar (760m)
Trek to Bahundanda (1310m)
Trek to Chamje (1,425m)
Trek to Thonje (1,920m)
Trek to Chame (2,651m)
Trek to Pisang (3,333m)
Trek to Manang (3,351m)
Trek to Yak Kharka (4,020m)
Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,430m)
Trek to Muktinath (3,800m)
Trek to Jomsom (2,713m)
Trek to Lete (2,438m)
Trek to Tatopani (1,189m)
Trek to Ghorepani (2,855m)
Trek to Poon Hill 3,210m (1 hr, start at 4 a.m. to see sunrise)
Trek to Bamboo (2,340m)
Trek to Deuirali (3,230m)
Trek to Machhapuchhere base camp (3,700m)
Trek to Annapurna base camp (4,130m)
Trek to Himalaya Lodge (2,900m)
Trek to Jhinua dara (1,780m)
Trek to Birethati (1,020m),
Rest day in Pokhara
Fly to Kathmandu
Departure
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Day 14
Day 15
Day 16
Day 17
Day 18
Day 19
Day 20
Day 21
Day 22
Day 23
Day 25
Day 26
Day 26
Day 27
Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel upon arrival

Day 1
Day 2

Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 2
Day 3

Drive Katmandu to Besi Sahar (760m)

Day 3
Day 4

Trek to Bahundanda (1310m)

Day 4
Day 5
Trek to Chamje (1,425m)
Day 5
Day 6

Trek to Thonje (1,920m)

Day 6
Day 7

Trek to Chame (2,651m)

Day 7
Day 8

Trek to Pisang (3,333m)

Day 8
Day 9

Trek to Manang (3,351m)

Day 9
Day 10

Trek to Yak Kharka (4,020m)

Day 10
Day 11

Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,430m)

Day 11
Day 12

Trek to Muktinath (3,800m) via crossing Thorung La pass (5,416m)

Day 12
Day 13

Trek to Jomsom (2,713m)

Day 13
Day 14

Trek to Lete (2,438m)

Day 14
Day 15

Trek to Tatopani (1,189m) 

Day 15
Day 16

Trek to Ghorepani (2,855m)

Day 16
Day 17

Trek to Poon Hill 3,210m (1 hr, start at 4 a.m. to see sunrise) Trek to Chomrong (2,170m)

Day 17
Day 18

Trek to Bamboo (2,340m)

Day 18
Day 19

Trek to Deuirali (3,230m)

Day 19
Day 20

Trek to Machhapuchhere base camp (3,700m)

Day 20
Day 21

Trek to Annapurna base camp (4,130m)

Day 21
Day 22

Trek to Himalaya Lodge (2,900m)

Day 22
Day 23

Trek to Jhinua dara (1,780m)

Day 23
Day 24

Trek to Birethati (1,020m), and drive to Pokhara (820m)

Day 24
Day 25

Rest day in Pokhara

Day 25
Day 26

Fly to Kathmandu

Day 26
Day 27

Departure

Day 27
  • Private trek or group option

We can organise this trek on a private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your previous trekking experience, you may want a Climb High leader or have no ‘leader’ but sill use the help of one of our guides and/or porters. Costs for this option are available on demand but are often not a huge amount greater than joining one of our ‘fixed departures’. Please contact us with your referred dates and itinerary and we’ll give you a quote.

  • Additional Information

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the trek or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:

00 (977) 1-470-1398

Alternatively, you can contact us by email at: info@climbhighhimalaya.com

  • Booking

To book a place on this trek, please complete the booking enquiry on our ‘Reservations’ page.

As we are a Nepali company, you will need to send your deposit by bank transfer to our bank account in Kathmandu. This is a completely safe process and may be done at any UK, European, Aus/NZ or US bank in a few minutes. Some banking websites even allow this to be done online.

Details will be sent to you once you have decided to proceed with your booking.

  • Equipment


Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. It is recommended that you use tried and tested kit on the trip rather than relying on brand new kit you’re not sure of.

A complete kit list is to be found on this website.

  • Porter Protection


Climb High is a local Nepali company and as such we treat our own people with the respect and good conditions you would expect. Many team members are from our own families and you can be assured that the treatment they receive is second to none. All insurances and porter conditions are met, and more.

  • Why use Climb High?
  • Our acclimatisation schedule and trip organisation is designed to give everyone in the team the best chance of reaching base camp in great condition and feeling healthy.
  • This trek is accommodated in lodges with traditional Nepali hospitality.
  • Treks are led by highly experienced leaders plus Sherpas and porters.
  • Porter welfare is paramount to us – we are a local company and want to ensure that we take care of our own staff.
  • We are a premium Nepali trekking operator, with impeccable local contacts – any changes in plan can be dealt with far more effectively using our experience and network of local contacts.
  • We have our own modern offices in central Kathmandu in Mandala Street – Thamel’s premium street

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, please take the itinerary as a statement of intent rather than an absolute. Travel in Nepal can be dangerous, delayed and highly changeable. Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

  • Cost:

US$ 2000 per person

  • Services Includes:
  • All meals and accommodations in tea houses during the trek includes hot drinks,
  • Trek leader,
  • Porters,
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu,
  • One night hotel in Pokhara,
  • Transportation Kathmandu|Besi Sahar,
  • Transportation Birethanti |Pokhara,
  • Flight Pokhara|Kathmandu,
  • Airport|hotel transfers,
  • Staff insurance
  • Domestic baggage 15 kg
  • Trekking permit (TIMS),
  • Annapurna National park conservation fees,
  • Climb High kit bag,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • First-aid kit,
  • VAT.
  • Services Excludes:
  • Insurance and it should cover helicopter evacuation in case of an emergency,
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • Bottled mineral water,
  • Hard and soft drinks,
  • Personal trekking gear,
  • Tips for guides and porters,
  • any other expenses in case of any natural disaster.