Namaste and welcome to Nepal. After your arrival in Kathmandu, Vertex Holiday’s airport representative will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After getting refreshed, our trekking leader will conduct short briefing and orientation . The evening is wonderful with a dinner with the Nepali cultural program. Overnight at hotel.
From Kathmandu, drive to Besisahar in the morning. It takes about 6-7 hrs in total. The views of Lamjung HImal and Himalchuli can be seen from the way. Overnight at lodge.
After breakfast our driving journey is starts. We have to drive on dusty road all the way. We pass the check point and Drive to the Chame village. It is a district center of the Manang district. Overnight at lodge.
After breakfast, we walk through the planned apple farm at Brathang. The Tibetan Khampas who came to Nepal as refugee settled down at this place.Walking through the woods, you reach to your destination . Pisang village is another wonderful village, which is located just below the Pisang peak. The Pisang peak climbers split from Pisang. Overnight at lodge.
Walking through the arid part, we reah to the Manang valley. It is wonderfully located below the Annapurna peak. The view of Annapurna II (7937m), and IV (7525m), Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7455m) and Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome) (7193m) can be seen during the excursion. Manang is a perfect village to research about the Tibetan Buddhism and their cultural values. Overnight at lodge.
As the altitude is getting higher, we need to acclimatize so that we can have a successful journey on the coming days. You should know that the huge day is coming soon. During this acclimatization day, we can hike to the Gangapurna Lake or take a side trip to Bhraka Manang and explore the Manang Gomba. Back to Manang and rest. Overnight at lodge.
We have a short walking day through the high altitude range. We ascend through Yak Kharka and Churi Ledar. The stream down rises from the Chulu West peak. It is a popular climbing peak in Annapurna. Reach to Ledar and rest. Overnight at lodge.
A day before crossing the high pass of Thorong La. With the pleasing sound of Jargeng Khola, we head upwards. Mountain blue sheep can be seen grazing on the meadows. Crossing a bridge, we walk towards the Thorong phedi, wishing the perfect weather tomorrow. Overnight at lodge.
It is the most important day of the Annapurna circuit trekking. From Thorong Phedi, we climb up through the steep trail for a couple of hours. This undulating trail leads us to the top of Thorong pass (5416m). Reaching to the top of Thorong La, we can view the scenic Annapurna Himalayan panorama, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Lamjung range. Then we descend down to the famous pilgrimage site- Muktinath temple for Both Hindus and Buddhist . The name of this site literally translates to the one that liberates , thus believers believe that visiting this site will help one for their liberation.
We visit the temple and begin to descend after breakfast. If you prefer, we can also take a drive. Passing Kagbeni and the windy Jomsom valley, we reach to Jomsom. It is the district center of the Mustang region. Then we celebrate the succession of the trek. We stop there waiting for the next day’s flight. Overnight at lodge.
This morning, we take a half an hour flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Then we drive to hotel. Then we prepare for the city tour around Pokhara: Davis falls, Mahendra cave, World peace stupa, International mountaineering museum and others. Later on, we can also enjoy the boat ride. Overnight at hotel.
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu. It’s a scenic drive through the Prithvi Highway road. Or if you take a flight, its half an hour flight. After your arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Note: If you are going for the jungle safari tour in Chitwan, you drive to Chitwan and enjoy the safari trip. We offer 2 Nights/3 Days package for your wonderful holidays in Nepal.
Vertex Holiday's representative will drop you at the airport for your departure.
Sorry for the late review. I had an amazing time on my Annapurna circuit trek with the Vertex holiday. And another thanks goes to Mr. Samir who guided me on that trek. He is a really loveliest, experienced, and knowledgeable guide. He changes my whole trekking time into unforgettable moments. we had lost of fun, the view was wow. thank you again Vertex holiday for your organizing.
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