Annapurna Circuit with Annapurna Base Camp Trek is designed to cover most highlighted destinations of Annapurna region. The trip starts from Annapurna circuit trail and ends at Pokhara after visiting the base camp of mighty Annapurnas. During this hiking journey, trekkers will have an opportunity to explore the exciting Himalayan and Mountain View, flora and fauna, different ethnic villages and their culture and traditions. You will drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (further Syange) and trek through Annapurna circuit trail. The beautiful villages like Chame, Pisang, Manang tells you the beauty of Annapurnas and the local habitant of these villages provide the culture of these region. The Thorong La pass with the elevation of 5416 meters is the highest pass during the trek and the serenity of Muktinath temple heals all the pain and difficulties that you felt while you cross the adventurous Thorong La. In Muktinath, there is 108 waterspouts and many devotes takes the holy bath as people believed that if you take the holy bath the difficulties from your life with go away.
After the Muktinath, the journey continues to Tatopani (the natural hot spring) and to the Ghorepani. From last week of February to beginning of May trekkers will experience blooming rhododendron as they walk through the rhododendron forest. The amazing view from Poon Hill (3210m.) will be another amazing memory form the trip. After the Poon Hill the journey goes down to the Tadapani and continues to the Annapurna base camp. You will trek through Chhomorong, Sinuwa, Deurali, Machhapuchhre base camp to the Annapurna base camp. The 360 degree Himalayan view from ABC is the most fascinating moment of the trip. After the ABC you will hike down through same route till Chhomorong and then drive back to Pokhara.
The best time for Annapurna circuit combined with Annapurna base camp trek is autumn (Mid September to Mid December) and spring (March to May) season but you can do it throughout the year.
Annapurna Circuit & Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights
- A 24 days private guided combined trek for Annapurna circuit and Annapurna base camp
- Cross the Thorong La Pass (5416) & feel adventurous
- Enjoy breathtaking Himalayan views throughout the hiking journey
- Experience the culture form Gurung and Magar communities
- Visit holy Muktinath temple and bless yourself
- Witness the beautiful sunrise and spectacular Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill
- Enjoy 360 degree Himalayan view from Annapurna base camp