All inclusive cost

799

Annapurna Short Circuit Trek 9 Days


9 days


Trip Introduction

Annapurna Short Circuit Trek 9 Days  is located in the Manang district. This trek is regarded as rain shadow trek and known as desert valley in Nepal which is surrounded by big rocks and  towered by snow-capped mountains.This trek is one of the best trekking in Nepal and in Annapurna region. We can finish this trek according to your time vacation or no. of holidays. Here we have set or purposed our trekking itinerary for 9 days but days can be longer if you wish to spend more time in Annapurna Himalayas.

Annapurna Short Circuit Trek 9 Days starts from Besishar by driving in a local bus or sharing jeep. We pass many ups and down in this trek with unique natural views of different villages, running of water, greenery and different geographically of Nepal. At the present the jeep goes up to Manang which is regarded as Desert of Nepal and rain shadow trekking trail. Our first overnight on this trek will be in a Chame with an elevation of 2800m which is a nice village with a running river of Marshangdi river. This trek is mostly famous for the Throng La pass 5416m and the Tilicho Lake with an elevation 4919m which is regarded as highest lake in the world.

During this Annapurna Short Circuit Trek  of 9 Days we can see different mountains like which are higher with an elevation of 700m above Annapurna Himal ranges,Chame peak, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Tilicho Himal, Cholo west and east, Pisang peak and Tilicho peak.

In this Annapurna Region there are many other option to choose like Annapurna Base camp trek,NarPhu valley trek and many more. So you can choose your trek according to your vacation.

 


Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Besishahar(970m, 190km, 6 hours)
Receive you at your hotel by your guide and we will drive to Dumre via the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, then follow the Marshyangdi River to Besisahar, a 6-hour trip overall.This is where our trek really starts. Spend night at Besishahar.

Day 2:Besishahar to Chame(2800m, 90km, 6-7 hours)
Breakfast and get a local jeep drive sharing with other people that takes almost one full day travel for 6 to 7 hours. A scenic and adventure jeep drive. Stay night at guest house in Chame.

Day 3:Chame to Pisang(3,300m,16km, 5-6 hours)

Leaving the village of Chame behind, walk out past the prayer wheels and cross wide rivers and pine forests on the way to Pisang.

Day 4:Pisang to Manang(3,540m, 12km, 5-6 hours)
Cross the Marsyandi River on the way out to Manang. Leaving Pisang behind, head out west, passing several small villages and fascinating Buddhist monasteries before arriving at Manang, the largest village in the area.

Day 5:Manang
Enjoy a rest day at Manang. The dramatic setting of Manang makes for a pleasant rest and acclimatization day with the added benefit of hot showers. The best way to acclimatize is to do some high climbing then return to the lower altitude of Manang for sleeping.

Day 6:Manang to Yak Kharka(4,018m,9km, 5-6 hours)
Trek through Manang, where the altitude continues to rise as the route snakes through the mountains and up to Yakkharka. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Annapurna range during the hike and from the tea house at Yakkharka.

Day 7:Yak Kharka to Thorong Hihg Camp/Phedi(4,450m,5km, 3-4 hours)
Trek from Yakkharka via pastures of grazing yak, small chortens and streams before arriving at Phedi.

Day 8:Throng Phedi to Muktinath crossing Thorong La Pass(3,800m,13km, 8-9 hours)
This is a tougher uphill day walking up to Muktinath crossing over Thorong La Pass(5416m). Keep a slow steady pace and enjoy the views while hiking.

Day 9:Muktinath to Pokhara(850m, 180km, 9 – 10 hours’ drive)
Breakfast, get local jeep drive to Jomsom for an hour drive and then get bus drive to Pokhara via Marpha, Kalopani, Ghasa, Tatopani and Beni, then Pokhara Baglung highway that takes whole day drive for 9 to 10 hours. Evening arrive in Pokhara and stay night at hotel in Pokhara.


Trip Highlights


Cost Details

Include:

  • All land transfer, arrival, and departure as per the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation with bed and breakfast on Twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.Food during the trek 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in specified local lodges.
  • English speaking experienced & professional trekking guide license holder.
  • All necessary trekking related permit including TIMS, National Park Entrance fee, and ACAP Fee.
  • Insurance, proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass and daily wages for guide and porter.
    Necessary kitchen utensils.

 Exclude:

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu or in Pokhara stay.
  • Personal gears and expenses of personal nature and Personal medical and travel insurance emergency evacuation.
  • Hard and any form of soft drinks.
  • All confectionary and snacks, Charges for desserts including shower and boiled drinking water, Phone calls, Laundry and Alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Tips and Gratitude for Guides and Porters according to ca ustom of trekking in Nepal.

Equipments List

EQUIPMENT LIST

Nepal Trekking Equipment List

This piece info is creating data on consumer goods and equipment needs, For those that would love an extra detailed discussion for equipment for Nepalese Himalayan Trek.
The following equipment list is required for Nepal Trekking and climbing and a list, you have to have suggested equipment just have with you, however, that you just might have your own personal first choice equipment which can be equally as appropriate

Footwear

  1. Walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof.
  2. Trainer or casual shoes, for trekking and/or for travelling.
  3. Warm socks for colder areas.
  4. Gaiters, in case of rain or snow

Legwear

  1. Loose, casual trousers for trekking.
  2. Thermal leggings for colder areas.
  3. Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers.
  4. Waterproof trousers

Body

  1. Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton.
  2. Thermal shirt for colder areas.
  3. Warm shirt, possibly fleeces, for colder areas.
  4. Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper.
  5. Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for higher altitudes.
  6. Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply)

Head/Hands

  1. Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava.
  2. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking.
  3. Sunglasses or goggles.
  4. Warm gloves

Other items

  1. Strong rucksack or large hold all to be carried by porters.
  2. Daysack to be carried personally.
  3. Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag.
  4. One litre water bottle.
  5. Personal first aid kit to include essential items.
  6. Sleeping bag, 4 seasons.
  7. Torch, ideally head torch.
  8. Digital Camera and spare battery and battery charger! – For those not to be forgotten shots of the Himalaya.
  9. Toilet items and towel.
  10. Large handkerchief/bandana for neck

Optional items

  1. Binoculars
  2. Books (see Recommended Reading)
  3. Altimeter
  4. Compass
  5. Playing cards / backgammon / chess set

Recommended Mountaineering Kit

In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.

Peak Climbing

  1. fleece trousers
  2. Additional mitts and gloves suitable for climbing
  3. Ice axe, and ski poles (note – ice axe can be hired in Kathmandu)
  4. Climbing harness
  5. 2 x tape slings
  6. 2 x screw gate karabiners
  7. Descended/abseil device
  8. Ascender

 


Departure


Maximum Altitude
30
Best Season
March/ April/ May/Oct/Nov
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