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Annapurna Circuit Trek 8 Days Cost/Dates 2022, 2023

The shortest trek around Annapurna Nepal, 8 days Annapurna Circuit Trek crosses Thorong La pass at 5416m from Manang to Mustang. We hike passing by the gorges, turbulent rivers, lakes, apple garden, natural hot spring, delightful waterfalls and Tibetan villages enjoying majestic view of Annapurna mountain ranges. Nepal 8 day Annapurna circuit trek is great for those with limited time, yet want to trek around Annapurna circuit. The trekkers with physically fit and good health can join and enjoy this trek. The beautiful trekking around Annapurna circuit is also best for trek beginners to advance hikers alike. For any queries and booking regarding this trip, please email us at [email protected] and call or message on WhatsApp at + 977 9851023742.

Trek Facts

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.

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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. 

Cost Includes

  • Bus transfer- Kathmandu/Besishahar/Pokhara/Kathmandu
  • Twin sharing tea house accommodation during trek.
  • Besishahar to Manang by local jeep transfer sharing with other people.
  • Trekking permit-ACAP and TIMS cards
  • English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary, meals, accommodation and transfer
  • 3 times meals- breakfast, lunch and dinner during trekking
  • Muktinath -Pokhara by bus transfer
  • Hotel in Pokhara before and after the trek.
  • All the goverment taxes and company service charge.
Cost Excludes
  • Airport pick up and departure transfer
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu but we can book on your request.
  • Private car transfer -Kathmandu to Besishahar
  • Jeep transfer or flight cost- Muktinath/Pokhara.
  • Travel Insurance in case of emergency for Heli rescue and other medication
  • Porter to carry luggage - but we arrange on your request 1 porter between 2 clients. 
  • Any kind of drinks and desert like beer, water, tea/coffee, hot water, chocolate/rice pudding, pie and pancake.
  • Expenses of personal nature like telephone, internet, wifi, hot shower, battery charging
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes.

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