Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
A representative of Ammonite Adventure will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and drive you to your hotel. If you are feeling up to it, you can take short walk over Thamel and enjoy the evening. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Our tour and trekking plan begins from the second day of your arrival and that is today! You visit Kathmandu—City of Temples—with experienced English speaking guide. Primarily, there are four touring destinations in Kathmandu—Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swoyambhunath stupa (Monkey temple) and Bouddhanath stupa. All of these places are UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. On this day, Ammonite will introduce you with your trekking guide and he will brief you about trekking. Similarly, you can experience night life of Kathmandu and enjoy local meal, if interested. Overnight in a hotel. You can experience night life of Kathmandu. There will be pre- trip discussion with your mountain climbing Sherpa guides for well preparation of the trek.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar
Distance: 173 km (107 miles)
Time: 6 hours
Elevation: 709m (2,326ft)

Besisahar is our starting point for the Annapurna Circuit. The trip to Besisahar is littered with green hills, waterfalls, old suspension bridges and quaint villages. Stay overnight in Besisahar.

Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda
Distance: 24.8 km (15.4 miles)
Time: 6h 40 min
Elevation: 1,200m (3,937ft)

We follow the route of Marshyangdi River to reach Bahundanda. Cool breezes, waterfalls, cliffs and bathing pools on the way are just some of the views and attractions along the way. The literal meaning of Bahaundada is ‘Brahmin Hill’. Stay overnight in Bahaundada.

Day 05: Bahundanda to Chamje
Distance: 19.5 km (12.1 miles)
Time: 5h 45 min
Elevation: 1,380m (4,527ft)

Route to Chamje from Bahaundada is very interesting. We pass over a suspension bridge and many small settlements to reach at Chamje. As we make our way, we can see many changes like the culture of people, architecture of houses and religion. Stay overnight in Chamje.

Day 06: Chamje to Bagarchhap
Distance: 15.1 km (9.3 miles)
Time: 4h 30 min
Elevation: 2,113m (6,932ft)

While moving towards Bagarchhap we enter into Manang district. The Bhotia people are native to this area. They are traders and agro-pastoralists of this area. Butcher’s place is English name for Bagarchhap. The roofs of the houses in Bagarchhap are flat which means rainfall here is less in comparison to southern region. Stay overnight in Bagarchhap.

Day 07: Bagarchap to Chame
Distance: 13.5 km (8.3 miles)
Time: 4h 10 min
Elevation: 2,749m (9,019ft)

The route to Chame is a bit rough and rocky. The route leads to Tyanja through forest and rivers. Chame is the headquarter of Manang district. The view of Annapurna ll is really beautiful from Chame. Stay overnight in Chame.

Day 08: Chame to Pisang
Distance: 13.2 km (8.2 miles)
Time: 3h 25 min
Elevation: 3,230m (10,597ft)

We penetrate deep forest through a narrow valley. As we move ahead, face of Paungda-dada rock begins to appear. Stay overnight in Pisang.

Day 09: Pisang to Manang
Distance: 17 km (10.5 miles)
Time: 4h 15 min
Elevation: 3,569m (11,709ft)

The upper part of Manang district is dry and this is the course that we follow today. The towering Annapurna Range is the reason for least rainfall here as it blocks the monsoon here. Mungji is our immediate destination from Pisang. From Mungji, the trail continues past the picturesque but partially hidden village of Bryanga.

Day 10: Manang – Acclimatization Day
Today is a rest day to acclimatize. We will explore Manang as the place has many things to offer such as lakes, caves, monasteries and to observe the life-style of local people.

Day 11: Manang to Ledar
Distance: 11.5 km (7.1 miles)
Time: 3h 30 min
Elevation: 4,227m (13,868ft)

Thorong La Pass is our first destination after leaving Manang. We climb to reach Tenki then go along Jarsang Khola Valley to reach Ledar. Snow leopard is common in this area. Stay overnight in Ledar.

Day 12: Ledar to Phedi or High Camp
Distance: 9.7 km (6 miles)
Time: 3h 15 min
Elevation: 5,412m (17,755ft)

Initially, we descend down the trail but after some time we climb again to reach at Phedi. We will see some newly built guesthouses in High Camp. The distance between Phedi and High Camp is not so long and depending upon the effect of altitude on you, we will choose place for overnight stay, either in Phedi or High Camp.

Day 13: Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath
Distance: 10.6 km (14.7 miles)
Time: 3h 10 min
Elevation: 3,645m (11,958ft)

Ranipaua is the place where we will spend night and Muktinath is around 10 minutes away from here. Muktinath is a holy shrine for both—Hindus and Buddhist. Many Tibetan Buddhists and Sadhus from Nepal and India are seen here. They practice meditation, ashans (posture) and chant mantras to attain enlightenment.

Day 14: Muktinath to Jomsom
Distance: 23.8 km (6.5 miles)
Time: 6h 15 min
Elevation: 2,743m (8,999ft)

After visiting Muktinath, we retrace the route to Jomsom. You feel ecstatic while descending. The mountains, forests and cool breeze will touch your heart and Jomsom Trekking will surely make your day.

Day 15: Jomsom to Kalopani
Distance: 33.8 km (21 miles)
Time: 8h 30 min
Elevation: 2,509m (8,231ft)

Marpha is our first destination from Jomsom. It is a lovely village with white houses and fertile lands. We follow the trail of Kaligandaki to arrive at Tukuche. It is a prime trading centre of Thakali people. We eventually reach Kalopani where we will spend night. The views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna from Kalopani will leave a deep impression in you forever.

Day 16: Kalopani to Tatopani
Distance: 27.8 km (17.2 miles)
Time: 7h 10 min
Elevation: 1,161m (3,809ft)

The trail reaches to beautiful waterfall after crossing a bridge. After some hours off walking we reach Tatopani.

Day 17: Rest day at Tatopani
Today, we will enjoy scenic beauty of Tatopani, explore local area, get acquainted with local religion and customs. The hot springs in the area will rejuvenate your body.

Day 18: Trek to Ghorepani
Distance: 22.2 km (13.7 miles)
Time: 6h 45 min
Elevation: 2,877m (9,438ft)

It is a steady climb throughout the day. We pass through red dotted rhododendron forests to reach Ghorepani. For the best sunset view we camp at the pass.

Day 19: Trek to Poon Hill
Distance: 1.5 km (.9 miles)
Time: 0h 45 min
Elevation: 3,210m (10,531ft)

We wake up early in the morning and hike to Poon Hill. The superb sunrise view and panoramic scene of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri will mesmerize you. After spending some time here we will get back to Ghorepani again. Here we will have breakfast and walk towards Tadapani.

Day 20: Trek to Ghandruk
Ghandruk is inhabited by Gurung people. They are the people who mostly join the Nepali army. There is a Gurung museum here and you will get an opportunity to learn about these brave people and their bravery registered in the history of war. We pass through rhododendron and orchid forests to reach Ghandruk. Distant view of Annapurna and glimpse of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu will make you trail that more exciting.

Day 21: Ghandruk to Nayapul / Drive to Pokhara
Walking to Nayapul from Ghandruk is easy trail. It takes around 4-5 hours to be at Nayapul. We take rest for some time at Nayapul and have lunch. From here we catch vehicle to get at Pokhara. We will enjoy Pokhara today. Evening walk in lakeside is so beautiful that you wish to be here again and again. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 22: Drive back to Kathmandu
Today, early in the morning after breakfast we will drive back to Kathmandu. You will enjoy the evening with the staff of Ammonite Adventure as the company will offer you farewell dinner for successfully accomplishing the trip.

Day 23: Back to your destination
Here ends your Annapurna Circuit Trekking. A representative of Ammonite Adventure will drive you to the airport three hours before scheduled flight.