Annapurna Circuit short trek

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  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Tour Type: Private Guided Trek
  • Max altitude: 5412m.
  • Transportation: Land & Air
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Mar. - May

Annapurna circuit short trek is a hiking package to enjoy the beauty of Manang village, feel the adventure of Thorong La pass (5415 m.) and visit the holy temple of Muktinath.  In Annapurna circuit short trek for 12 days, the visitors can explore the north face of complete Annapurna range, Gangapurna glacier, Tilicho peak and Buddhist cultural sites from ancient times. The most exciting part of the trip is to cross the Thorong La pass and which might be little tough for beginners but enjoyable for moderate and experienced hikers.  This is why Annapurna circuit is famous among the adventure trekkers. Another fascinating part of Annaopurna circuit hiking adventure is enjoy the view for 109 continuing running water taps in Muktinath temple and to visit Kagbeni which separates lower and upper Mustang. This is very ideal trek for those who has limited time, physically fit but still want to do the trek to Annapurna circuit. 

Annapurna circuit short trek highlights

  • A 12 days private guided trip, Annapurna circuit trek for those have limited time and great level of fitness
  • Cross Adventurous Thorong La Pass (5416m.) and enjoy the breathtaking Mountain View
  • Experience the Himalayan culture & heritage
  • Explore Lower Mustang Mountains and enjoy the beautiful landscape
  • Trek through various villages, forest, flora, fauna, wildlife & amazing diversity of nature
  • Visit Muktinath temple, a sacred temple of Hindus & Buddhists
Annapurna Circuit short trek,Annapurna Circuit short trek to feel the adventure of Thorong La pass and enjoy the Himalayan view within 12 Days.,,Last Updated: 2022-06-16,en-US, Himalayan Mentor

Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport

Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Himalayan Mentor office representative welcome you and drive to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Trip preparation day

Briefing about the trekking and trekking preparation and you may join for city sightseeing (this is extra activity.)

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 03: Around 11 hours drive to Chame from Kathmandu.

The road leads along the mountain and thundering rivers like Trishuli and Marshyandi. The green hill road is really amazing. Lunch is provided on the way to Beshisahar.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Chame Maximum Altitude: 2650m.

Day 04: Trek to Pisang (3,200m)

The trail passes through the pine tree with amazing views of rocks. It takes about five hours to Pisang. In Pisang, you can see the beautiful buck wheat fields and ‘Mani Walls’ with prayer wheels. Stay overnight.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Pisang Maximum Altitude: 3200m.

Day 05: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,520m)

The trek starts through almost flat road. It takes about five hours. Tall rocks and Hongde airport are the main attractions of the Day and stay at Manang.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Manang Maximum Altitude: 3520m.

Day 06: Acclimatization Day in Manang

We will spend one day more in Manang to acclimatization because we have to encounter with the Thorong La pass (5,412m). We can make excursion day around the Manang village. There are some Monastery and walk till Chongar view point.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Manang Maximum Altitude: 3520m.

Day 07: Trek to Yak Kharka (4,020m).

After breakfast we head to Yak Kharka and takes about 4 hours walk from Manang. From Manang the trail leads gradually up hill but it is flat road and stay overnight to Yak Kharka (4,020m). From here you can see herds of Yaks and Blue sheeps grazing around the hills.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Yak Kharka Maximum Altitude: 4020m.

Day 08: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4,500m)

We walk gradually uphill about four hours till Thorong Phedi (4,500m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Thorong Phedi Maximum Altitude: 4500m.

Day 09: Trek to Thorong-La pass (5,412m) - Muktinath (3,810m)

Very early morning start the trip and walk four hours steep up and four hours trek down to Muktinath (3,810m) via Thorong-La pass (5,412m).

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Muktinath Maximum Altitude: 5412m.

Day 10: Muktinath to Pokhara

From Muktinath a adventure mountain off-road drive to Beni and again catch the nice road to Pokhara which might takes around 8 to 9 hours.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Place: Pokhara Maximum Altitude: 820m.

Day 11: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 12: Final Depature

Transfer to the airport for final departure!

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

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Inclusion in the Package


  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge.
  • Necessary trekking permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
  •  Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • 3- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu and 1-night Pokhara in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • Transporation
  • Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.


  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara extra days stay except mentioned in package.
  • Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/shower, tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc.
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trek.


This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

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