Annapurna Circuit Trek with off road drive
Annapurna Circuit is a world famous classic trekking and hiking route situated inside the Annapurna Himalaya region of Nepal. Today, the whole classic Annapurna circuit trek is possible to do in a 12 to 14 days "Except Kathmandu part" without using flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, after motor road construction from Besi Sahar to Chame (The headquarter of Manang district) and from Muktinath (Famous Pilgrimage spot) to Beni so those who have short time or hesitate to walking in motor road they takes a bus from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar and change local 4x4 transportation to Chame then trek to until Jomsom (The headquarter of Mustang district) over the Thorong/Thorung La Pass (5416 Meters).
From Jomsom they use again bus or jeep to reach the Tatopani (natural hot spring) to go another one of the most beautiful place called Ghorepani (2855 meters) to visit the Poon Hill (3210 meters) from where trekkers can see the one the best sunrise and sunset views with snow covered mountains and green hills.
Annapurna Circuit trek is offers more variety than any other equivalent length trek, taking us through virtually every type of scenery that Nepal has to offer. There are superb views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and an amazing variety of landscapes ranging from sub-tropical through alpine peaks to an arid semi-desert similar to Tibet. The high point of the trek is Thorong/Thorung La Pass top (5416 meters).
Annapurna Circuit is offers an incredibly varied and exciting journey in the Nepal Himalaya. Dramatic deep gorges, bleak High Mountain passes, Buddhist monasteries, Hindu temples, picturesque farming villages and at every turn a different view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri summits.
Below given 14 days Annapurna circuit trek with off-road drive itinerary is generated only for trekking part so you need total 18 days, this includes arrival and departure days and 2 days sightseeing tours around Kathmandu Valley.
Or if you want to make more shorter this trip no problem it is also possible to complete same trek and route within 12 days instead of 14 days but you need to use a private 4x4 transportation from Kathmandu to reach the Chame in one day and last day of our trek Ghorepani to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara should be finish in same day.
Annapurna circuit trek trail has good network of teahouses/lodges facilities provides hygienic food and accommodation for the trekkers and climbers but you do not expect luxury stay means should be ready to stay in basic accommodation provides by local teahouses/lodges.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Drive to Besi Sahar (820m)
Day 04: Besi Sahar drive to Chame (2670m) - Not in Monsoon
Day 05: Trek to Pisang (3200m)
Day 06: Trek to Manang (3540m)
Day 07: Acclimatization in Manang (3540m)
Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka (4110m)
Day 09: Trek to Thorung Phedi (4420m)
Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3800m) Over the Thorung La Pass (5416m)
Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2713m)
Day 12: Drive Jeep/bus to Tatopani (1190m)
Day 13: Trek to Ghorepani (2855m)
Day 14: Visit Poon Hill (3210m) then trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)
Day 15: Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara (850m)
Day 16: Drive tourist bus to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 17: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 18: Depart Kathmandu