Annapurna Circuit Express Trekking

View  of Thorang-la Pass 5416 m from High camp View of Mount Gangpurna from Manang Village Amazing View of Annapurna Mountain
View of Thorang-la Pass 5416 m from High camp
View of Mount Gangpurna from Manang Village
Amazing View of Annapurna Mountain
  • 14 Days Days
  • 5,416m Maximum Altitude
  • 1 Minimum Group Size
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Accommodation:Tea House
  • Max. Altitude:5,416m
  • Min. Group Size:1
  • Best Season:March to May and September to November

You want to experience trekking in Nepal but if you are bounded by limited time period then Annapurna Circuit Express Trekking suits you the best. It is a modified form of Annapurna Circuit Trekking.

It is a traditional trekking site that has been endangered due to contemporary expansions. During a course of your trail you will witness the fine looking scenes of forest, mountains, hills and wildlife. Annapurna Circuit Express Trekking covers four districts of Nepal namely Kaski, Lamjung, Manang and Mustang.

The preparatory point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking is Jagat. It is around nine to ten hour drive from Kathmandu. Tourists are attracted by the natural beauties that are seen on the way to Jagat which compels them to cherish it forever. Hindus resides in the lower section whereas Buddhists are seen residing on the upper region of Annapurna area.

Unlike other destinations, Muktinath seems to be the favorite among many tourists. It is a sacred place for both Hindu and Budhhist. Muktinath is situated at an altitude of 3,800m above sea level. Devotees from Nepal, Tibet and India are seen worshipping here. It is believed that worshipping in Muktinath frees you from the chain of birth and death. 

Trip Highlights

  •     One of the best trails of the world
  •     Witness nine mountains of different elevation starting from 6000 to 8000m
  •    Flora and fauna of the area will please you
  •    Chance to witness common holy shrine of Hindu and Buddhist, Muktinath
  •    A kind of cultural trek


1Arrival in Kathmandu

Adventure White Mountain Will receive you at international airport of Nepal, Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to hotel. Today you can enjoy Thamel as it is one of the cream touring sites of Kathmandu. Tourists believe that Nepal visit is incomplete without visiting Thamel. You will spend night in a hotel.

The real fun begins from today as you get chance to witness at least four UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. You visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and Bouddhanath Stupa. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is regarded as Historic City and Kathmandu Durbar Square is a lively example that speaks about the history of this nation. The site covers five acres of land. Hanuman Dhoka, Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinatha and Bouddhanath are the main place of our visit today. We will spend night in a hotel.

A drive for around ten hour from kathmandu will take you Jagat. You will be fascinated by the observing the countryside of the beautiful country. The living style of people attracts you quite well. Overnight in Jagat

We will have our breakfast and then move towards Manang district. You will see various natural beautuy of Nepal. You encounter different crops such as wheat, barley, potatoes on the way. Just before arriving at Dharapani we cross a village named Kodo. ‘Kodo’ is a popular crop of Nepal. Overnight in Dharapani

The mind blowing view in between trail to Chame from Dharapani excites you well. You get a lifetime chance to sightsee Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV on your route. You can refresh by taking a hot spring bath at Chame.

Today’s trail is slightly harsh. You go through constricted and steep valley. After walking for some distance, you can see pretty looking Paungda Dada. From Paungda Dada the view of Annapurna II at south and Pisang peak at north-east is clearly visible. Following the downhill trail we arrive at Manang valley. Upper Pisang will be our final destination for tonight.

To get the pure visibility of Annapurna, Pisang Peak and many other beautiful mountains we follow the trail of Geru. Barge monastery is the biggest monastery of Manang district. We will visit the monastery and spend a night at Manang.

Today is a day to rest. It is a day provided to you to adjust your body temperature with the increasing temperature. It helps you to make comfortable and not fall sick. Even though it is a rest day we will go for a hiking today. We will either travel to Gangapurna Lake or Bhojo Gumba.

The very first destination for today is Tenki village. To arrive at jarsang khola we further proceed. Our next break point is Ghunsa. On your way you will be lucky enough to see Yaks and Horses. Walking further ahead takes us to Yak Kharka. To spend a night we walk for about an hour and arrive at Ledar.

The instant destination for today is Thorang Phedi. Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak, Mt. Khatungkan can be viewed from our route. An hour walk from Thorang Phedi leads us to High camp where we halt tonight.

We have to cross Thorang La Pass tpo get to Muktinath. It is regarded as one of the world’s tallest pass. We will follow an easy trail to cross Thorang La Pass. The way from Manang to Muktinath is somehow an easy route. We need to wake up early in the dawn at around 3:00 am to cross Thorang La Pass. The more you move ahead towards the top the more you feel ecstatic. The lens of your camera doesn’t forget to capture this precious moment while heading towards Muktinath. Muktinath is a shrine for both Hindu and Buddhist. They worship here in a belief to get pure blessing and to get rid of the chain of birth and death. Our next destination is Jomsom. We spend a night here.

We will take a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara which is our destination for today. The 20 minutres scenic flight from Jomsom will land you to Pokhara. On your flight you get an opportunity to have a mountain view, lakes and plains. Overnight in Pokhara

Today, after breakfast it is time for us to get back to Kathmandu. The same route will be followed that led us to Pokhara. In the evening, the staff of Adventure White Mountain will accompany you for your farewell dinner which will be offered for successfully completing the trip.

Here ends your Annapurna Circuit Express Trekking today. A representative of Adventure White Mountain will drop you to airport three hours before scheduled flight to your onward destination. See you again!!


  • Costs related to all airport and hotel transfers. Domestic flights and airport departure taxes.
  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek (Toilet and bathroom will be outside of the room; Deluxe accommodation for 2 nights in Kathmandu; Tourist class hotel for 1 nights in Pokhara·         
  • Meals: 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner, which you can choose from the menu) during the trek; breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Equipment/Accessories:Down jacket, sleeping bags, first-aid kit, water purifying solution (iodine-based)
  • Documentation: Trekking permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project entry permit) and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Human assistance: A professional and experienced trekking guide (English-speaking); a porter per two trekkers (carrying up to 25 kg); all the expenses for the guide and porter(s) are covered (wages, accommodation, meals, transportation, insurance, etc.)
  • Emergency Rescue Service: Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. However, you must be already insured for such emergencies, and your insurance policy must cover helicopter evacuation. Moreover, you should provide your policy details and authorize us to deal directly with your insurance company on your behalf.
  • Complimentary: Farewell dinner in Kathmandu (authentic Nepalese cuisines with live cultural show).
  • Tax/Service Charge: All applicable taxes, service charges or fees. We hereby guarantee you of no 'hidden charges' afterwards.


  • Beverage (cold drinks, bottled mineral water, tea/coffee, etc.)
  • Any other expenses of personal nature (extra meals, battery charging fees, photography charges, Hot Shower, etc.)
  • Tips for Guide and Porters and any kinds of Donations
  • Your travel insurance
  • Nepal Visa

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