10 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar 800m, 7hrs by Bus.

Day 02: Drive from Besishar to Chame (2,670 m), 5 hours by jeep approximate.

Day 03: Trek from Chame to Pisang 3,210m, 5 to 6 hours walking.

Day 04: Trek from Pisang to Manang 3,570m, 6 hours walking.

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Manang.

Day 06: Trek from Manang to Churi Lether 4,250m, 5 hours walking.

Day 07: Trek from Churi Lether to Thorong Phedi B.C. 4,500m, 5 hours walking.

Day 08: Trek to Muktinath 3800m, via Thorong La pass 5,415m, 8 hours walking.

Day 09: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom 2,700m, 5 hours walking.

Day 10: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, 825m, a 35 minutes flight. End Services 

  • Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu (1,350m). Transfer to Hotel.

    Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, one of our trek leaders will greet you and transfer to hotel. In the evening, we settle all the payments and short brief about 10 days Annapurna Circuit Trek. Overnight at hotel with breakfast.    

    • Meals: BB
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350m
  • Day 02 Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar 800m, 7 hrs by Bus and then 3 hrs to Chame by a local Jeep:

    Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar at around 6:30 AM by a local bus, 7 hours drive. Once we reach Besishar we take a local jeep to Chame crossing the Marsyangdi River on a suspension bridge. This drive gives you some insight into the rural people – their lifestyle and culture. On the way, we will take a lunch break and climb up through several of the rural typical local villages to finally reach the peaceful village of Chame. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Chame
    • Altitude: 2,630m
  • Day 03 Trek from Chame to Pisang 3,210m, 5 to 6 hours walking:

    The trail follows through the river valley stay at Pisang with good views along the way of Pisang peak and Annapurna II. Overnight at gust house.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Chame to Pisang
    • Altitude: 3,210m
  • Day 04 Trek from Pisang to Manang 3,570m, 6 hours walking:

    Walk through the fields of grazing Yak and a wide variety of crops. This large Tibetan settlement provides good views of Annapurna I, III, IV, Gangapurna and Tarkekang. Overnight at gust house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Manang
    • Altitude: 3,570m
  • Day 05 Acclimatization day at Manang:

    This is a rest day to acclimatize to the higher altitude, time to visit monasteries take advice from Himalayan Rescue Association and observe the spectacular views of the Himalaya.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Manang
    • Altitude: 3,570m
  • Day 06 Trek from Manang to Churi Lether 4,250m, 5 hours walking:

    We walk through alpine pastures to scrubby forests of juniper and rose. We stay at an elevation of 4,250m. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Churi Lether
    • Altitude: 4,250m
  • Day 07 Trek from Churi Lether to Thorong Phedi B.C. 4,500m, 5 hours walking:

    Since the trail gets higher we walk gradually to Thorong Phedi. While walking, we might see herds of blue mountain sheep. Overnight at gust house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Thorong Phedi B.C.
    • Altitude: 4,500m
  • Day 08 Trek to Muktinath 3,800m, via Thorong La pass 5,416m, 8 hours walking:

    We ascend steeply to high camp at 4590m, then along an undulating trail to the flat top of Thorong La Pass 5416m, from here the trail descend steeply down to Muktinath. This is one of the most important pilgrimage sights for Hindus. It is also home to many ethnics Tibetans and holy Buddhists. Overnight at guest house.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Muktinath via Thorong La pass
    • Altitude: 3,800m and 5,415m
  • Day 09 Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom 2,700m, 5 hours walking:

    We walk gradually through field and popular groves, then in to Kaligandaki valley. Visiting an old Buddhist Monastery at Kagbeni, we walk towards Jomsom. Overnight at hotel in Jomsom. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Jomsom
    • Altitude: 2,700m
  • Day 10 Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 825m, a 35 minutes flight:

    After an early breakfast at hotel in Josmsom, we walk towards a tiny airstrip of Jomsom and take a scenic 35 minutes flight to Pokhara. End Services.