Annapurna Foot Hills Treks and Expedition
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Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking

ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT JOMSOM TREKKING INFORMATION IN NEPAL(19 DAYS)

Annapurna circuit Trekking is wonderful in a sense that you walk along the Marsyandi River from the subtropical lowlands to the Manang basin. Then after crossing the Thorung La, we descend down to the deepest gorge in the world named Kaligandaki. The Annapurna range circuit is rich in bio-diversity and landscape. As Annapurna region is very much famous for its ecological diversity, it gives you the complete sense of real trekking. You will have an ample opportunity to observe the splendid scenery of beautiful mountains and amazing life style of the village people. The village life will keep you spellbound.

Annapurna Circuit Jomsom TrekkingYou will find a smile on your face as you see the wonderful scenes of the beautiful mountains. When you will observe Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna and Tilicho peak from the very close quarters, you will pat on your back for choosing Nepal as the trek destination. Ten peaks of the height between 6000 to 8000m lie in this Annapurna region

Annapurna circuit Jomsom trekking commences from Besi Sahar and ends at Kaligandaki river valley at Jomsom. We reach Besi Sahar after seven hours continuous drive from Kathmandu . Besi Sahar is in Marsyangdi Valley River . Annapurna circuit Jomsom passes along the paddy fields and forest during the trek in that route. At the mean time, you will also notice beautiful scenes of the mountains, many waterfalls and cliffs of course. You will also come to observe the simple yet fascinating village life. The whole trek is so thrilling that you will never forget this moment through out your life.

Trekking Styles in Annapurna region and Annapurna Circuit Jomsom

Most of the trekking routes in the Annapurna region are well serviced by Teahouse for most of their length. This is particularly true for the most popular treks the Jomsom trek, the Annapurna circuit , Annapurna circuit Jomsom Trek, the Annapurna sanctuary and Ghorepani, the short trek Ghorepani throughout Ghandruk and Annapurna Base camp Trek.

The treks in less developed areas, particularly the Dhaulagiri circuit and the treks start of Lamjung, definitely require trekkers to be self sufficient in food and shelter.

Major Attractions of Annapurna region and Annapurna Circuit Jomsom

The most prominent ethic in the groups in the Annapurna region is the Gurungs, Thakali, and Mangngba. The Gurungs are the most widely distributed being found from the hills of Gorkha district to as Far West as Palpa. The Thakali come from the upper Kali Gandaki Valley around Jomsom where their traditional forming has been supplement by trade and, in particular, hotel and restaurant business.

When to Trek in Annapurna region and Annapurna Circuit Jomsom?

The best times for trekking in Annapurna region are the main seasons of spring (February to late April ) and autumn (late September to late November) winter is possible, especially in Ghorepani Trek, Annapurna base camp Trek, Kali Gandki Trek, during this time, there are very few tourist on route, higher passes may have too much snow Annapurna circuit and Dhaulagiri are likely to be closed by snow at this time.

Highlight sights of Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking

Lamjung Himal 6931m, Manaslu 8163m, Ganesh Himal 1-7429m. Ganesh Himal 2-7163m, Ganesh Himal 3-7110m, Ngadi Chuli 7871m, Himalchuli 7893m, Shringi 7187m, Pisang peak 6019m, Himlung 7126m, Gyajikhang 7038m, Cheo Himal 6820m, Chulu East 6338m, Chulu West 6420m, Thorong Peak 6484m, Yakawa Kan 6482m, Ratna Chuli 7035m, Brikuti 6364m and more snow capped mountains. Annapurna I- 8091m. Annapurna II-7937m.Annapurna III-7855m, Annapurna IV- 7525m, Annapurna South 7819m, Varaha Shikhar 7847m, Himchuli 6441m,Dhaulagiri 1- 8163m, Dhaulagiri II- 7751m, Nilgiri 6940m, Thapa Peak 6015m, Tukche Peak 6920m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Mardi Himal 5588m. Singu Chuli 6500m, Tharpu Chuli 5663m. Gangapurna 7483m, Lamjung Himal 6931m, more……..

Facts of Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking:

Country Nepal
Trekking Destinatin: Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking
Trekking Starts in: Besi Shar
Trekking Ends in: Jomsom
Trip Duration: 19 Days
Activities: Trekking & Walking, Cultural Tours & Sightseeing
Majors interesting: Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples
Transportation: -
Accommodation: 4 nights in Kathmandu, 2 Nights in Pokhara, 11 nights in trekking lodge
Trekking grade: Challenge
Max. Altitude: 5416m
Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov
Mode of Trekking: Lodge Trekking (Tea house Trekking) or Camping trekking
Cost Start: USD (US$) 649 TO USD (US$) 890 PER PERSON
Group Size: Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX

Itinerary for Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking

Days Day to Day Activities
01 Arrival in kathmandu:
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Exp and follow them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.
The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day.
02 Sight seeing Kathmandu
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Darbar Square, the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the worlds most glorious Buddhist Chaityas.It is said to be 2000 years old.
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the biggest Hindu temples.
03 Drive Kathmandu to Besi Shar
With high level of physical fitness, adequate acclimatization and good logistic support, we begin our Annapurna trekking. Driving along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Dumre and then following the rough route by the Marsyangdi River, we pass through the low-lying villages and rice fields. After 6 hours long drive, we finally reach Besi Sahar. Besi Sahar is the capital of Lamjung District. We stay overnight at guesthouse
04 Besi Sahar to Ngadi. (1011m)
We walk for about 5 hours towards Nadi through narrow tracks, suspension bridges a deep river gorge and Himalayas Mt. Lamjung (22,291Ft.), Manaslu (26,760 Ft) We stay overnight at guesthouse
05 Ngadi to Jagat (1314m)
Ngadi, here we will have to cross the Ngadi Khola by a long suspension bridge. From here on the trail moves gently upwards to Bahundanda, an attractive village in the saddle of a long ridge at Bahundanda 1300m A steep trail descends from Bahundanda, through rice fields, before crossing a stream at the bottom of a small waterfall. It then climbs again and traverses the hillside high above the river before reaching the village of Hani Gaon. Ahead, the Marshyangdi valley forms a steep V-shape. We follow the winding mountain path down through Syange and along the river for some distance. The trail then climbs steeply and the path is cut into the sheer cliff-face some 200-300m above the riverbed. Eventually we descend to the stone village of Jagat, situated on a shelf, which juts out into the precipitous Marshyangdi valley. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
06 Jagat to Dharapani [1920m]
The trail from Jagat descends until it reaches the river and then continues through a lush forest. Further ascent leads to sharp-edged cliff facing the riverbank. En route, Chyamje comes into picture amidst the glorious backdrop of towering Annapurna mountain ranges. After crossing a suspension bridge, we climb steeply towards the slippery and physically challenging path to Sattale. On treading along a succession of rock-strewn trails, we descend to a grassy riverbank that leads to Tal. As we walk away from Tal, the path becomes rugged and winding. Then we approach steep forested village of Karte. Meandering along the waterfalls and cliffs, we finally reach Dharapani after crossing a suspension bridge. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
07 Dharapani to Chame (2675m.)
which takes about six hours. As you cut through a narrow field from the village, the Dudh Khola, which originates from the south face of Manaslu, enters on the opposite bank. The Marsyangdi then veers to the left, and as Annapurna II becomes visible ahead, you arrive at Bagarchhap, a Bhote village with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze around Buddhist monastery. Continuing to climb through forests of pine and oak, you pass through Danaque (2210m.). There comes a small wooden bridge which takes you to follow steep ascent path upto Timang. It lies at the bottom of Lamajung Himal. The trail goes through flat level until you reach Chame where there are government offices, shops, and hotels. Chame is the administrative headquarters for the Manang district. . Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
08 Chame to Pisang (3100M)
Trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m.) which takes about five hours. With Lamjung Himal [6893m] sparkling in the morning sun, you set off for Pisang. The mountain disappears as you climb the path up the valley, passing a huge apple orchard. You continue through a fir and pine forest, climbing to a high, rocky area as the opposite bank becomes an impassable cliff. From this point the valley becomes extremely steep-sided as you follow the path to Bhratang (2950m.).In the past this was the military station for troops who fought against the Khampa tribal revolution, but the dilapidated buildings are all that remain of that era. A short climb from the village brings you to a rock-strewn area where you cross a suspension bridge and follow a high, winding path, before crossing back to the right bank again. You now walk through a pine forest and as the forest ends, the valley changes from a V-shape to a gentle U-shape, opening up a wonderful vista before you. You can see the east peak of Annapurna II as well as Pisang Peak (6091m.) to the north-east. Continuing on, you come to a long mani wall by a bridge and the lower village of Pisang. . Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
09 Pisang to Manang (3500m)
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3500m.) and it takes about five hours. Beyond Pisang, the trail climbs a steep ridge which affords good views of the Manang valley and Tilicho peak (7145m.). Descending past Manang's airstrip at Hongde (3320m.), you come to a level area from where the north-east face of Annapurna III rises majestically above you. From the wide plains of the Sabje Khola Valley, Annapurna IV [7525m] also becomes visible. Just beyond this point you cross the considerably reduced flow of the Marsyangdi Khola via a wooden bridge to the tiny village of Mungji. Cultivated fields appear on both sides of the path and off to the right, below a craggy mountain, you can see the village of Bryaga with its splendid monastery. Large chortens and mani walls abound and the tall peaks of the Himalaya spread out before you - Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna [7455m] and, to the rear, Tilicho Peak [7145m].After a short steep climb you reach Manang which is a surprisingly large village for this remote mountain region. . Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
10 Rest day in Manang [3500m]
After reaching Manang, we take a day off for complete rest and adequate acclimatization before crossing the Thorung La. We can spend this day strolling down the river to see the tremendous ice-fall cascading down from the glaciated mountai . Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
11 Manang to Yak Kharka [ 4050m]
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4050m.) and it takes about three and half hours. Now the trail ascends gently all the way to Yak Kharka passing through the Gunsang (3960m.) village. En route, you can see panoramic views all the day.n peaks or by simply take in the panoramic beauty of the Annapurna mountain range and the Manang Valley. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
12 Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi
Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4550m.) which takes about 3 and half hours. Leaving Yak Kharka, you climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marsyangdi and crossing via a covered wooden bridge. After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, you follow a narrow trail across an unstable spree slope and then descend to Thorung Phedi. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
13 Thorung Phedi –Muktinath
We have an early start today for the crossing of Thorung La [5416m]. The trail becomes steep immediately on leaving camp, but as local people have used this trail for hundreds of years, the path is well defined. The gradient then eases and after around 4 hours of steady climbing, we reach the chorten and prayer flags of the pass. From the snow-covered mountains above, to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below and the brown and purple hills of Mustang, which spread out before us, we are presented with a dramatic tableau. The descent to Muktinath is a 1600m trek. But the excellent views of Dhaulagiri, more then makes up for the tiring journey. Eventually the moraines give way to grassy slopes before a pleasant walk along the Jhong Khola Valley to Muktinath, with its shrines and temple. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
14 Muktinath – Jomsom
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2670 m.) and it takes about five hours. You now begin the trek descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet. After passing through Jharkot and Khingar villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow path steeply down to Kagbeni, a primitive village famous for Tibetan architectures. People living there follow the Tibetan life style and culture. There is situated a monastery said to belong to 15th Century. Kagbeni is the border for Upper Mustang. Your trail passes through the bank of Kali Gandaki passing through the Eklebhatti. The trail is windy after late morning. The river flows through broader course. Jomsom is the headquarter of Mustang and it is split into two towns and between these two towns passes through Kali Gandaki river. There is access of internet and banking facilities. From Jomsom, you can enjoy the magnificent views of Nilgiri and Tilicho peak. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
15 Fly from Jomsom –Pokhara
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes about 30 minutes. The flights are available during the morning time. The strong breeze blows during the after and frequent change of the weather prevent the flight being landed and taken off in the afternoon. During the flights in morning, the sky looks very clear which makes you able to enjoy the splendid views of different mountain peaks
16 Pokhara: city tours.
Your sightseeing trip will start at 9AM in the morning after breakfast. Places we visit are Fewa Lake , Devis water fall, Museum, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave. You will have relaxing afternoon. Overnight stay at hotel with breakfast included. .
17 Drive back to Kathmandu: (1345 meters)
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu . If you are interested in continuing on to Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure or any other tours you can start today.
18 City Tours in Kathmandu
After breakfast, our city guide reaches in Hotel with Vehicles, then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square . Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum . Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple , Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal . And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu , this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square . (Culture program) Over night stay at Hotel.
19 Depart Kathmandu:
Our Nepalese support team will take you to the airport for your flight back to home. (Or stay longer for short tours such as game drive at National parks, rafting, Tibet tours, mountain biking etc).

Cost of Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking

Group Size 1 pax 2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-12 pax
USD (US$) per person Inquiry 890 750 649

Note:
Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trekking, and Helicopter rescue in Trekking, Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
The safety and security of clients is a matter of great importance for us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional and government license holder guides and they have received adequate training from the government of Nepal. We always carry first aid kits in our trip. Out duty is to work hard for you safety and comfort, no matter where we go. Therefore, we work very honestly to provide you with Himalayan experience following willingness your. Please feel free to put forward your queries for making your trip significant and memorable.

Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking Service Includes

  1. Transportations from Airport – Hotel – Airport Car, Van, Heice and Coaster
  2. Transfer Kathamndu Pokhara – Kathmandu, by Car, Van and Heice
  3. Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  4. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  5. English Speaking experienced Sherpa, Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guide
  6. Porters (One porter for 2 people’s basis, Max 30 KGS per porter from Pokhara – whole Trek
  7. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  8. Transportation from Naya Pul private Vehicles to drop
  9. Full board basis during trekking, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea coffee and Bed
  10. Transportations from Phedi to Pokhara private Vehicles
  11. One Sherpa,(guide assistance) group size more than 4
  12. Drive from Kathmandu – Pokhara Kathmandu by tourist bus

Annapurna Circuit Jomsom Trekking Service Excludes

  1. Beverages ( Coca, mineral water and beer ) Hot shower, Hitter Charged
  2. Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu - keep $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurant
  3. Tips for driver and guide (mandatory)
  4. Travel insurance
  5. Personal expenses, what are not mentioned in above services?
  6. International roundtrip Airfare
  7. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara can be managed upon your request (Click for Hotel)
  8. Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu can be arranged upon your request (Click for tour in Kathamndu)

Client Testimonials

Namadste!
While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.
micke, USA

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