Annapurna Circuit and Thorang La Pass Trek

Price $1499

USD 1365

Trip Duration

14 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate - Difficult

Highest Altitude

5,416 M

Accommodation

Tea house/Hotel/Lodge

Transportation

Private Vechicle and Tourist Bus

Group Size

minimum 2 person

Best Season

March-May, Sept-Nov

Annapurna Circuit and Thorang La Pass Trek Brief Insight

Annapurna Circuit and Thorang La pass trek with Mount Face Nepal leads you with a most beautiful area around the North and South Mid West of Nepal Himalaya, where you will be fascinated with its rich culture, traditions, and custom of the mid-hills peoples.

This region is regarded as one of the best world’s great treks. The trek route crosses two different river valleys and encircles the Annapurna massif. You will pass through a countless of biospheres as you climb upwards from sub-tropical jungle to the high and very dry region.

The dry region resembles the Tibetan Plateau. you will get to explore a great variety of cultural diversity from Hindu villages residing at the low foothills to the Tibetan culture of Himalayan Manag valley and lower Mustang.

Annapurna Circuit & Thorang la starts from Besishar and Jagat village near Pokhara, located your past laps of Annapurna and Manaslu Himalaya, the trek begins within the warm area and then entering the mid-hills alpine country through a tranquil forest of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia, and pines tree lines.

One of the main highlights of Thorong La Pass trek is that it takes you past the world’s deepest gorge – the Kali Gandaki gorge. Also the highest pass in the world – Thorang La at an elevation of 5,416 m. The trek follows the trail through the remote and beautiful valley of Manang village and then to the spiritual place of Muktinath.

Note: Mardi Himal Trekking 10 Days special package by Mount Face Nepal is one of the top-rated destinations in the Annapurna Region. Do check this out.

We will visit the local traditional Gurung, Manang villages through the contemplated route. After a visit to the famous Thakali and Manang village of Manang, Jomsom, and Marpha, we will finally reach the high pass at Thorang la at 5,416 meters / 17,700 ft.

You will be surrounded by high snow, capped mountains Annapurna I at 8,091 meters worlds 10th highest, Mt. Dhaulagiri world’s 07th highest at 8,167 meters, Gangapurna, Tilicho, Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna South, Huin Chuli and majestic Machhapuchhre The Fish Tail Peak.

Do check our other packages like Annapurna Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, Mardi Himal Trek, Nar Phu Valley Trek, Annapurna Panorama Trek, Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek, and Mohare Danda Trek in Annapurna Region.

The highest lake in the world Tilicho Lake is located in this region at 4915m. On your way, you will get to witness the best apple garden of Nepal in Marpha village, Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Natural Hot spring in Tatopani village and many more.

MFN comes up with the best offers and packages at the most reasonable price with the utmost good services. We make your Journey to the Thorang-La Pass successful, adventurous, and exciting. You create some of the best memories that you will cherish every day in your life.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Activities: Arrive at the airport and our tour operator will receive you. Then you will be transferred to the Hotel and briefly explained about the trekking starting from tomorrow. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar Category

Day 02: Drive to Jagat 1,290 m via Besishar 800 m - 08 hrs.

Activities: This is the day our journey to Annapurna circuit and Throngla pass is going to start. We will drive to Jagat from Kathmandu after having breakfast at the hotel.

It is a long drive. The way follows splendid scenery as we pass through rivers, mountains, and beautiful villages. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Basic Tea House

Day 03: Trek to Dharapani 1,920 m

Activities: This is the first day of our trek. After having breakfast at the lodge, we will ascend towards Dharapani. We will cross the bridge at Tal to Manang district.

The trail continues through Manang Valley and passes across beautiful waterfalls, small streams that join the Marsyangdi River, suspension bridges, barley and potato fields, etc. Dinner and Overnight at Dharapani.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 04: Trek to Chame 2,670 m - 05 hours.

Activities: Our trekking destination for today is Chame. The trail turns steeper, bumpy and rocky as we move forward, leading to the forest with amazing views of Massif Annapurna 11, Annapurna IV and Lamjung Himal.

We will also cross the local village and some small hot spring on our way. Overnight Lodge in Chame.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 05: Trek to Pisang 3, 230 m - 05 hrs.

Activities: After breakfast at the lodge, we will continue our trek. The journey starts through deep forest, entering the U-shaped valley of Manang and crossing a long bridge over Marsyangdi River.

The view of the Paungda Danda rock face really begins to appear slowly. From there we reach Dhukur Pokhari leading to the trail that climbs to Pisang. Overnight at Pisang.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 06: Trek to Manang Village 3,450 m - 05 hrs.

Activities: Today, we continue our trek through the drier upper part of the Manang district, much like the plateaus of Tibet. The trial features many panoramic views of the mountains, typical Tibetan-style houses, and the people who live within.

They rear herd yaks and raise crops for part of the year. Through a high cross with ups and downs the valley of Ngawal to the descending Munchi, we reach Manang village at 3500 m. Overnight stay at Manang.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 07: Rest day at Manang for local hikes and acclimatization.

Activities: This is our first day of acclimatization before reaching high altitude and up to Thorang –la. We will go on a short hike to adjust our body to the higher altitudes.

Exploring Manang village beneath towering Annapurna and Gangapurna peaks, a nice short hike up for views of Gangapurna Glacier and the Manang glacial Lake and we will return to our Lodge.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m - 04 hours.

Activities: After a good rest and breakfast at Manang, we continue our trekking towards Yak Kharka. It is an interesting high altitude walk with incredible views of the mountains and Chulu Peaks.

We will cross small streams to reach Yak Kharka. The altitude gets higher and higher as we pass through charming villages and pasture lands. Dinner and overnight in Yak Kharka.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 09: Trek to Thorong High Camp 4,600 m - 04 hrs.

Activities: After walking for 4 hours, we will reach Thorong High Camp. Thorong is a small but busy village. The path includes crossing a bridge and climbing along Jarjung river. It will get colder as we pass through higher altitudes. We spend the night at Thorang.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 10: Cross Thorong-La 5,416 m and to Muktinath 3,800 m - 07 hrs.

Activities: Today we will cross Thorong La Pass. Wake up early and we will leave as soon as we’re done with our breakfast, to a thrilling adventure. Thorong La Pass is the highlight of our trek. We will pass through the Annapurna Conservation Area.

The weather will get colder as we reach to the higher altitude. You will see Thorong-La festooned with Buddhist prayer flags as you climb above. The tops offer breathtaking views of the landscapes and snow-capped mountains. From here, we will move towards Muktinath where there are many sacred temples of Hindus and Buddhists. Dinner and overnight at Muktinath.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 11: Trek to Jomsom 2, 715 m - 06 hours.

Activities: Early morning after breakfast, we will continue our trek to Jomsom. It is a moderate walk by the banks of Kaligandaki river and the valley.

We will also visit Vishnu temple and Gompa in the Morning. After 6 hours of walking, we will reach Jomsom, the headquarter town of Mustang. Spend the night at Jomsom.

Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 12: Drive to Pokhara 860m.

Activities: Breakfast at the Lodge and we will return back to Pokhara via Plane or drive on a tourist bus. Check-in your hotel and take a hot shower.

You can take a rest or roam around the city to do some shopping, enjoy the city lights in the evening, take pictures and do boating in Fewa lake. Overnight at the Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Lake view Resort or similar categories

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Activities: Get ready with all your backpacks as we will be leaving for Kathmandu in the morning. It is a long drive following the same route. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way and we will reach our hotel.

Get freshened up and in the evening, we have organized a traditional Nepali dinner for you as a farewell. It will be followed by a cultural performance. Spend your last night in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar category

Day 14: International departure for home ward bound.

This is the day you will depart from our country. A private vehicle will drop you off at the airport after you are done with your breakfast in the hotel.

Our tour operator will bid you farewell in a traditional way. Thank you for choosing Mount Face Nepal to share this amazing journey of yours. We are beyond happy.

What is included in Annapurna Circuit and Thorang La Pass Trek

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu (2 nights)
  • Hotel stay in Pokhara (1 night)
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking period as per Itinerary
  • Ground Transportation Kathmandu-Besisahar by Private vehicle and
  • Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist Bus
  • Ground Transportation Jomsom-Pokhara by Public bus
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • A government license holder guide
  • Porter to carry your baggage (1 porter=2 hiker, Weight limitation more or less 20 kg)
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed for Restricted Area Trekking
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure

What is Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Departure Tax
  • Tips for trekking staffs
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipment, Gifts, and souvenirs
  •  All items not listed in Cost included the section

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