Trekking Type: Camping Trek
Trekking Grade: ▲▲▲ (?)
Maximum Altitude: 6030 m.
Best Season: October - May
The diverse terrain and variety of cultures of the region north of Pokhara makes the area the most popular trekking destination in the country. Four favorite treks, each with minimum of about one week and maximum of three-week treks to Kali-Gandaki basin include Manang region, Annapurna range, Jomsom and the Annapurna Sanctuary. Alpine meadows, moraines, glaciers and breathtaking views of the Annapurna range abound. The three hundred kilometer Annapurna Circuit combines the first two areas by crossing high altitude pass Manang Thorang-La (5,416 meters) and takes up to three weeks to complete.
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Nayapul (1070m) 8 hours and camp.
Day 02: Trek to Ulleri (2080m) 6 hours.
Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2750m) 4 hours.
Day 04: Ghore pani - Poon hill (3210m.)
From Ghore pani 1 hours steep up hill to Poon hill(3210m) and look round panoramic views of Dhaulagiri region and Annapurna & Thakkhola valley and half hour back to Ghorepani and half day rest. This half-day rest here is very important because the Ghorepani is one of the best and famous view areas with covering by Rhododendron flowers and whole rounded panoramic mountain views.
Day 05: Trek to Tatopani (1190m) 6 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Ghasa (2010m) 6 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Tukuche (2590m) 6 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka (3964m) 6 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Kalopani (4800m) 5 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Thapa pass (5250m) 3 hours and half day rest.
Day 11: Climb Thapa peak (6030m) and back to Thapa pass 7 hours.
Day 12: Trek to Yak Kharka 6 hours.
Day 13: Trek to Kagbeni (2800m) 6 and ½ hours.
Day 14: Trek to Muktinath (3800m) 4 hours.
Day 15: Trek to Marpha (2670m) 6 and ½ hours.
Day 16: Trek to Kalopani (2530m) 6 hours.
Day 17: Trek to Tatopani (1190m) 6 and ½ hours.
Day 18: Trek to Ghaleshowr (850m) 6 hours.
Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu.