8 days Annapurna Circuit/AC trek is the shortest trek around Annapurna crossing Thorong La pass at 5416m. The Annapurna circuit trek is possible to complete in 8 days if you are physically fit and a good health. Also, Annapurna Circuit Trekking is great to those who are short on time, yet want to get an actual trekking experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. The beautiful trekking in the northern part of Nepal is not recommended for trek beginners and family with children due to high risk of altitude mountain sickness. The short 8 days Annapurna Circuit/AC trek departures everyday from Kathmandu throughout the year at the lowest price guarantee departure dates for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024.
Trek Name: Annapurna Circuit Trek
Trek Duration: 8 Days
Trek Difficulty: Challenging
Trek Season: Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/June
Trek Altitude: 850m-3850m
Trek Cost: USD 540-USD 980
Group Size: 01 - 12 people
Trek Package: Private/Group Trek
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep
Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu/Pokhara
7 nights 8 days Annapurna Circuit Trekking Tour Package at cheap price with guaranteed departure dates 2020.
8 days Annapurna Circuit Trek encircles the Annapurna Massif, hiking through different river valleys.The total length of 8 days trek around Annapurna circuit is about 230km in distance. Some of the section of trek we travel by jeep sharing with other people and some of the part of the trek we walk on foot. The world's best treks, Annapurna circuit trek is suitable for those travellers who are short on time but well acclimtise in the altitude, and also trekked above 3500m, without any problem with mountain sickness.This trek does not recommend for trek beginnes and children with family.
The short teahouse trek in Annapurna Circuit is one of most beautiful with nice teahouses means mountain guest houses and lodges along the trail. So we sleep and eat at the teahouses lodges. The trek is not so much remote as you think. Wifi, hot shower, good food, electricity and also good mobile network singal are there along the trek. Also a trek of medium difficulty level. A good preparation is helpful before the 8 days Annapurna circuit trek. Daily running, hiking, gym excercise is helpful for the trek.
On 8 days Annapurna Circuit Trek package includes all mountain guest house accommodation, 3 times meals like breakfast,lunch and dinner but any kind of drinks like coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of hot and cold water does not includes. On the price it also includes English speaking guide, all sharing bus and jeep transfer, the necessary trekking permits and all the government taxe. The travel insurance of client, private jeep or car or flight cost, tips for guide and driver, porter to carry your luggage and also hotel in Kathmandu excludes in the price.
A good warm trekking equipment like downjackt, sleeping bag of-20 degree celcius, rain coat, good trekking boot/shoes, gloves, sun classes, woolen hat are also necessary. Please kindly bring with your personal medicine kit box also with you. Though this is a short but challenging trek highly recommends for physically fit and mentally prepare trekkers who are short on time but want to trek Annapurna circuit trek in 8 days from Kathmandu.
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 Manang(3,540m, 98km, 8-9 hours)
Breakfast at Besishahar and drive by sharing jeep to Manang for 7 to 8 hours crossing the Marsyandi River, waterfall and small villages 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 3: In 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 4: 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 Yak kharka.
Day 5: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi(4,450m,5km, 3-4 hours)
Trek from Yakkharka via pastures of grazing yak, small chortens and streams before arriving at Phedi.
Day 6: 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 7: 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.
Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu(1300m, 5 to 6 hours, 200km)
Breakfast and get a tourist bus drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu on the countryside road for 6 hours. Stay night at hotel in Kathmandu.