- Trip Details
- Trip Info
Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Duration: 16 days
Difficulty: Medium to Hard
Maximum Elevation: 5,416m (Throng La)
Best Time: October - November & March - April
Accommodation: Lodges/Tea houses
The Annapurna region lies to the north of Pokhara and is accessible after five hours drive from Kathmandu. It is one of the most sought after areas in Nepal by trekkers from across the world. This trekking region consists of both Annapurna peaks, Mt. Dhulagiri (6th highest peak in Nepal and 9th in the world) and several other significant mountain views. It follows the Marsyngdi valley to the north of the main Himalayan range and crosses Throngla (5,416m) before descending into the dramatic Tibetan style desert scenery of the upper Kali Gandaki valley. It offers the entire Annapurna massif, the regional cultural diversities and villages Gurung, Manangis and Thakalis.
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu(1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 02 : Half day City Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Trek Preparation
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syage (1,100m/3,608ft), 8-10 hrs driv
Day 04 : Trek Syage to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft), 7-8 hrs.
Day 05 : Trek Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft), 5-6 hrs.
Day 06 : Trek Chame to Pisang (3,300m/10,840ft) 5-6 hrs.
Day 07 : Trek Pisang to Manang (3,500m/11,482ft), 5-6 hrs.
Day 08 : Acclimatization day at Manang
Day 09 : Trek Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft) - 3-4 hrs.
Day 10 : Trek Yak Kharka to Throng Phedi (4,420m/14,501ft), 3-4hrs.
Day 11 : Trek to Throng La (5,416m/17,764ft) to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft) then drive to jomeson, 7-8 hrs walk and one hrs drive
Day 12 : Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 13 : Half day Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 14 : Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 15 : Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 16 : Final departure to home country