Petit Futé
Annapurna Circuit

Day 1 and Day 2 : Flight from your country, arrival in Kathmandu, reception and transfer to hotel NorbuLinka.

Day 3 : Katmandou-Khudi-Ngadi. Transfer to Khudi and then a short walk of 2 hours to Ngadi. Overnight Lodge.

Days 4 and 5 : Trek up the lowlands of Marsyangdi valley through rice fields and villages. The trail sometimes steep crosses the Marsyangdi river on suspension bridges. Overnight in Lodges at Jagat (1250m) and at Darapani (1920m). About 6hours trek per day.

Days 6 and 7 : We are at the foot of the Annapurnas, in the highlands of Marsyangdi valley opposite the north face of Annapurnas II and IV. Beautiful view of the Annapurnas and Pisang peak (6091m) all along the way. 5 to 6 hours per day. Overnight in lodges at Chame (2630m) and at Pisang (3185m) villages.

Day 8: Steep climb for Gyaru (3700m) then a pleasant walk to Ngawal. We descent to Braga and then to the large village of Manang (3530m) which can be a base for acclimatisation before reaching the high altitudes. 6 to 7 hrs. Lodge.

Day 9 : Manang- Acclimatization day with an excursion around. Lodge.

Days 10 and 11 : We will reduce our daily trekking time to avoid fatigue and to better acclimatize ourselves before the Thorang la pass. Overnight in lodges at Letdar (4250m) and at Thorang Phedi high camp (4500m).

Day 12 : Passage of the Thorang la pass (5416m), long day’s walk of 7 to 8hrs till Muktinath (3800m). Superb view of the Dhaulagiri (8167m). Overnight Lodge.

Day 13 to Day 15 : Descent down the Kali Gandaki valley to the village of Tatopani, through several thakali villages. Splendid views on the Annapurnas, the Nilgiris and the Dhaulagiri. Overnight in lodges at Marpha (2670m), Lete (2470m) and Tatopani (1220m). 6 to 7h of walk per day.

Days 16 and 17 : Trek down to Gyaleshwor for the night then transfer to Pokhara by bus. Overnight at Lakeview Resort.

Day 18 : Transfer to Katmandou by minibus. Overnight hotel NorbuLinka. Day 19 and Day 20: Free time in Katmandou, overnight at Hotel Norbulinka and then departure to your country.