"The most classic and promising trips has been long considered one of the world's greatest treks."
The trail follows the Marsyangdi River all the way to its source at the glacial lake in Manang and beyond. The journey passes through rural farm villages, terraced farm fields and traditional villages from sub-tropic climates to arctic landscapes. The Sherpa Expeditions and Trekking trip on the Annapurna Circuit, and around Annapurna adventure leads to the top of Thorungla at the highest point of this trip at 5,416 meters / 17,740 ft.
From here the trail descends most of the way to Pokhara passing through the holy site of Muktinath. The Muktinath holy water-spouts are one of the sources of the Kali Gandaki River. This grand panoramic trek follows the world’s deepest gorge - the Kali Gandaki River valley passing the charming and quaint villages of Jomsom, Marpha-Tukuche, and Tatopani (hot spring), ending the trek at Pokhara, the tourism capital of Nepal.
The dramatic deep valleys, charming traditional villages, Buddhist culture, and mountain scenery are a few of the highlights of this spectacular trek. This is a truly awesome experience on the Annapurna Circuit or around Annapurna. Sherpa Expeditions & Trekking guarantee the most memorable experience of your holiday with professional guides putting safety first.
Annapurna Round Trek Trip Highlights
- This is Sherpa Expeditions and Trekking leading a scenic journey through the Marsyangdi & Kali-Gandaki Valley while witnessing varied scenery,
- From the low sub-tropic warm areas to the high arctic terrain, constant views of Annapurna - the world’s highest mountain range, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri’s, and viewing the world’s deepest gorge
- The backdrop of traditional Buddhist culture & architecture and passing through the charming villages on the ancient Trans-Himalayan caravan route.
- Pick up and drop from airport/ hotel/airport.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel.
- Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
- Necessary Land Transport (Domestic only)
- All Accommodation during Trekking (guest House/lodge)
- Food during Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
- A professional Sherpa Guide with Government License
- Sherpa porter who will carry your baggage(2 people 1 sherpa porter)
- Necessary Trekking permits/ National park permit
- TIMS (Trekkers Information Management system) card
- Necessary Equipment (sleeping bag and Down Jacket)
- Food, salary Transport, clothing for Guide and Porter
- First aid kit from Sherpa Expeditions and Trekking.
- Insurance for Guide and Porter
- Necessary flight tickets (domestic only).
- Rescue Help in case of emergency (paid by your travel insurance)
- Farewell dinner with a cultural show.
- All program as per Itinerary
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Any kinds of Drinks( soft and Hard Drinks)
- Visa, international flight ticket
- Kathmandu monuments fees.
- Personal Nature expenses
- Tips for Staffs
- Rescue and Evacuation cost
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are.
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)ve 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- A warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and a wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Good to Know
1. Trekking equipment
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:
- Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
- Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
- Daypack bag for yourself
- A down Jacket
- Shade hat
- Warm wool hat to cover your ears
- A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
- T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
- Lightweight thermal tops.
- Fleece jacket.
- Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
- A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
- Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
- Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
- Four pairs of liner warm socks
- A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
- A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
- A pair sandal (Optional)
- A water bottle.
- Head/Torch Light.
2. Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)
3. Miscellaneous but Important
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
- Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
- Pocket knife.
- Water purification Iodine tablets
- Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.