Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

Explore the Annapurnas while trekking in the Annapurna Circuit.

Trip Facts

duration Duration 8 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty Difficult
trip-difficulty Highest Point 5416m
Average Group Size 8-12
trip-code Trip Code SACTAH
trip-code Area Annapurna Region
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodges
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Trekking in the most popular trail of the Annapurna region.
  • Ideal choice for hikers who are short on time.
  • Cross the Thorong La Pass to reach Muktinath of Mustang district.
  • Experience the warm hospitality of the locals.
  • Pass through several rural villages.
  • Witness the marvelous views of the mountains, rural villages, and waterfalls.
  • Stop over the centuries-old vintage monasteries.

Route Map

Trip Overview

Short Annapurna circuit trek is the shorter form of the Annapurna circuit trek of Nepal. It is an ideal choice for adventure hikers who are short on time but still willing to explore the most popular trekking trail of the Annapurna region. As the Annapurna Circuit is considered one of the toughest treks, making it shorter makes it even tougher and it is not recommended for beginners. This trek is for those who want to explore the beauty of the ruthless Himalayas along with their own limits.

Situated in the Kaski district of Nepal, Throrong la pass is the highest point of the Annapurna circuit trek. You can reach the Muktinath temple of the Mustang district after crossing the Thorong la pass. Besides that, you can also explore some of the vintage monasteries and pass through rural villages on trekking trails. The lifestyle of the natives here will amaze you and somehow inspire you with their century-old history and simplicity. Soak in the beauty and witness the rustic beauty  that dwells among the people around the villages and small local settlements.

Also known as the mini Annapurna circuit trek, this trekking package to the top of the Larkya la pass is getting a lot of popularity in recent days because of its short duration. The beautiful icefalls, glacier lakes, and the warm hospitality of the locals are also the main highlights of the short Annapurna circuit trek. The trek starting point is Chame village, whereas the trek ending point is the Jomsom of Mustang. Meanwhile, The total trekking days is 6 days including an acclimatization and rest day to avoid altitude sickness. The warm welcome will melt your heart and fill it with gratitude toward the sweet people. 

The total walking distance from Manang to Jomsom is about 80 kilometers. During the 6th day of walking, you will cover all the distance. Besides the trail, you will pass through some of the most popular villages and experience the new concept of hospitality from the locals. Besides that, you can also witness the marvelous views of the mountain ranges from different parts of the trekking trails. You will be accompanied by the glorious mountain vistas throughout the trial and if you are lucky enough you might as well get to see some of the wild animals and birds.

As mentioned above this trek is physically and mentally demanding as you will finish the 21 days long trek in just 8 days. Besides the hardship, the view and experience are worth your time, money and energy. This trek is the quickest and best  way to explore the vast Annapurna region along with the majestic snow capped view of mountains like the savage Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and other incredible peaks. Your eyes will feast on the green vegetation throughout the trek along with attractive and unique landscapes. Passing the most difficult part of the trek Thorong La Pass (5416m/17769 ft) is also an accomplishment. The accommodation that you get during the trek is local lodges and cozy tea houses with accessible views of snow appended peaks through rhododendron forests.

Short Annapurna Circuit Trek Facts

Highest Altitude

5,416 Meters/17769 feets

Highest Point

Thorong La Pass

Starting Point


Ending Point


Trek Duration

6 Days


Annapurna Conservation Area

Walking Hours

6-8 Hours Per Day

Types of Trek

Teahouse Trek

Total Distance

80 kilometers

Difficulty Level

Moderate to Strenuous


  • ACAP Permit

  • TIMS Card

Best Time

  • Autumn Season

  • Spring Season


  • Mountain Views

  • Rural Villages

  • Ice Lake

  • Thorong La Pass

  • Muktinath Temple


Annapurna Region

The Annapurna region of Nepal is one of the most popular trekking destinations around the globe. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Nilgiri are some of the most popular mountain ranges that can be seen during the Annapurna circuit trek in Nepal. Similarly, it was established in 1985 and with an area of 7,629 square kilometers, it is the largest conservation area in Nepal. Spread in Manang, Mustang, Kasi and Lamjung districts of Nepal, it is also the second most visited area after the Everest region of Nepal.

Thorong La Pass

Situated at an elevation of 5,416 meters above sea level, Thorong La Pass is the highest point of the Annapurna circuit trek. A minimum of 2 days of walking is required to reach Muktinath temple from Manang village through Thorong La Pass. Meanwhile, Khatung Kang and Yakawa Kang are the mountain ranges that form the Thorong La Pass. From the top, marvelous views of the mountain ranges can be seen.

Muktinath Temple

Muktinath temple is one of the most popular religious sites in Nepal. Similarly, Not only Hindus but also Buddhist devotees visit this holy temple that lies at an elevation of 3,800 meters above sea level. Besides that, Muktinath temple is also the starting point of the Kali Gandaki river, which is considered one of the major rivers of Nepal. It is believed that after bathing at the 108 stone taps before praying at the holy Muktinath temple, all of your wishes are fulfilled.

Manang- the land beyond the mountains

Manang is the most popular village of the whole Annapurna circuit trek. Situated at an elevation of 3,519 meters above sea level, Manang is the ideal destination for acclimatization as well as for the rest day. Besides that, during your stay at Manang, you can also take a side visit to the Ice lake, Birendra Tal, or the popular Tilicho Lake. Meanwhile, motorable roads reach Manang village and also the nearest airport is located in Humde village which lies about 2.5 kilometers away from Manang.

Ice Lake

Ice lake or also known by the name Kicho Tal is one of the highest frozen lakes that lies at an elevation of 4,620 meters above sea level. Besides that, there are two frozen lakes at a short distance of 10 minutes only. From Manang, the trail is zigzag and will take you to the main trail. Meanwhile, the total distance of the trek from Manang to Ice Lake and back is about 17 kilometers. Besides that, it will take about 7-10 hours to complete the hike. Because of that, it is recommended to start early morning hiking from Manang if you are planning a side trip to Ice lake.


You will need to pay a certain amount to the protected area before exploring the site. The Annapurna circuit trek completely lies inside the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal. Because of that, the trekkers will need to pay for the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit. Besides that, you will also need to pay for the TIMS card. The main purpose of the TIMS card is to get rough information about the hikers and the destinations they are planning to visit. It is to provide them with the necessary facilities or services during times of emergencies or natural calamities.

The cost of the ACAP permit for foreigners is Nrs 3,000. Similarly, the cost of the ACAP permit for the SAARC nationals is Nrs 1,500. Besides that, all the hikers moving towards the Annapurna circuit trek also need to get a TIMS card. Meanwhile, there are two types of TIMS cards. One is for free individual trekkers while the other is for the organized trek. The cost of the TIMS card for individual trekkers is Nrs 2,000 and for organized trekkers is Nrs 1,000. Similarly, the cost of the TIMS card for the SAARC nationals is Nrs 6,00 and 3,00 for the individual trekkers and organized trekkers respectively.

Difficulty level of the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

The short Annapurna circuit trek is among the most difficult treks in Nepal. The distance of the trek is the same as the Annapurna Circuit Trek. But you will cover this duration in a shorter period. Because of that, the trekkers must be physically fit and should have previous hiking experiences. The beginners can try the 10-day Annapurna circuit trek instead of the short Annapurna circuit trek.

So, how difficult is the Annapurna Circuit trek? The Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the toughest treks in Nepal due to the high altitude and unpredictable weather of the savage Annapurna range. Also, The trail to Thorong la pass from Manang village is one of the most difficult parts of the trek. Meanwhile, during other days of the trek, the trail is an easy walk but you will need to walk more than 15 kilometers on average to complete the trek in time.

Best time to visit the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek

Normally, the Autumn and Spring seasons of the year are seen as the best time for a short Annapurna circuit trek. March, April, and May are seen as the spring season in Nepal. During these months of the year, you can also witness the marvelous views of the mountain ranges and the blowing rhododendron flower in the lower parts of the trekking trails. Besides that, you can also stop by the centuries-old vintage monasteries.

Another best time for the short Annapurna circuit trek is during September, October, and November. Due to the clear visibility, you can witness the high mountain ranges from the starting day of the trek. Similarly, it is also the ideal choice as the chances of rainfall as well as snowfall are very low during these months of the year. 

What to expect from the short Annapurna Circuit trek?

Nepal is the country of the Himalayas and is the sanctuary of the tallest Mt. Everest along with mountains above 8000m. If the Annapurna region is a must-visit on your travel bucket list then this trek is the one for you. On this trek, you will enjoy the serene natural view located in mesmerizing places that provide 360 views of the ruthless yet most spectacular mountains. This trek gives you one of a kind experience and the opportunity to observe the wilderness of pristine nature followed by the rich culture and tradition preserved by the locals. The Annapurna trek is a diverse trekking trail in Nepal and offers the best trekking experience.

Though the trek is physically and mentally demanding the trails will take you on a journey where you see the deep dramatic gorges, breathtaking high mountain passes, stunning viewpoints, relaxing natural hot springs, religious Buddhist and Hindu Temples, warm local hamlets, and best of all the magnificent view of Annapurna summit. This trek will test your limits and strength through rough and rugged roads that lead to the celestial viewpoint where you forget your fatigue and pain. Staying at the cozy traditional teahouses and lodges with just enough facilities will warm your heart and hand with a cup of tea. On the way you will meet fellow trekkers pursuing their dream and a quest to see the outstanding mountain summit from a distance.

You will come across not only ambitious people with a similar passion but quite a few popular villages and hamlets full of surprises and peace. En route, you will come across places such as Manang, the land beyond the mountains, Thorong La Pass, the toughest part of the trek, and other small traditional villages where you will experience the true meaning of simplicity and the way of life of the locals. After you complete the breathtaking trek it is no less than a lifetime accomplishment to cherish the moments and capture them as much as you can in the photos and memory. You will get the 360-degree view once at the viewpoint. The ending point of this trek is Jomsom from where you will take a flight which is also an opportunity to view the place from above. The aerial view of the place is even better as you get a birds-eye view of the entire place. The flight duration from Jomsom to Pokhara is around 20 mins, it is the most comfortable and fascinating flight as you see the mountains along with the deep valleys of the Annapurna region. After you land in Pokhara your road transportation will pick you up and drive you to the heart of the nation Kathmandu.

You will have free time to get refreshed, relax and even explore the slim lane of Kathmandu,  the nightlife of zestful Thamel and surrounding locations. Treat yourself to delicious foods such as Mo: Mos, cozy cafes, and beauty with a hint of chaos on the busy roads of the city. Celebrate completing your trek successfully with friends and in the evening join us for a cultural dinner as a farewell from us. This concludes your trek thrilling short Annapurna Circuit trek. If you are planning to extend your stay feel free to ask for suggestions to make the most out of it and if you are returning home happy, return and have a safe journey. Hope you enjoyed the trek with us. (Altitude Himalaya)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Drive to Chame from Kathmandu. [2650m/8694 ft]

At. 08:00 AM: Today is the first day of your trek and it starts from the capital, Kathmandu. Have breakfast before you leave your respective hotel. In the morning you will be picked up by one of our friendly office representatives and also your guide throughout your trek program. After gathering together, you will take a private ride to reach Chame village. (Starting elevation 1400m/4593ft, Ending elevation 2650m/8694 ft)

You will cover a distance of  around 237 Km/9-10 hours from Kathmandu to your today's destination Chame Village where you will stay overnight. You will take the Prithivi highway until Dumre. After that, you move towards the Besisahar where the off-road starts, and reach Chame village situated at an elevation of 2,650 meters above sea level. Meanwhile, the total driving hours is 9-10 hours including lunch break.

At the end of the day, you will have a tired body and one of a kind of beat road trip experience. Chame village is located in the Manang district which is also known as the land beyond the Himalayas. By the time you reach your destination, it will be dark so instead of getting a glimpse of the mountains you will be welcomed by the glittering light of the village. Acclimatize and rest well for a rewarding trek the next day.

duration 9-10 Hours
duration 250 Km
ascent 2650m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Trek to Pisang. [3,240m/10629 ft]

At. 08:00 AM: Wake up, stretch your legs and have your delicious breakfast along with a spectacular view. Beautiful Lamjung Himal and a long run of Mani walls can be seen across the trail. You will see the buckwheat field in Telekhu, and the beautiful waterfalls at Bhrathang village take your time to appreciate the raw and untamed nature. After crossing the village, continue your walk towards the upper Marsyangdi river. You will get an amazing view of the curved rock slab of Paungda Danda. The hike to Pisang will take about 5-6 hours. (Starting elevation 2650m/8694 ft and ending at 3,240m/10629 ft)

Throughout the trail, you will be accompanied by stunning landscapes and you will come across a school at around 3000 m altitude.  You will see kids playing football and other sports huffing and puffing. You can join or have a chit-chat with the kids if you wish. Experience the thrill and simplicity dwelling within the joyful little village kids. The hike will go through the dense forest of pine and rhododendron on the steep and narrow valley of the Pisang. During the flowering season, the entire trail is decorated with colorful rhododendrons, somehow making your hike therapeutic and soothing.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 14 Km
ascent 3240m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 03

Trek to Manang. [3540m/11614 ft]

At. 08:00 AM: Manang is one of the largest villages of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Most of the travelers take an extra day in this village to explore this village and look around the gigantic mountain views that can be seen from this village. The distance between Upper Pisang to Manang is around 16km and can be covered in around 5-6 hours. You will come across small waterfalls and beautiful places which will enchant you.

The villages in between the trails that are rich in cultural and natural aspects are, Ghyaru, Nagawal, Humde, and Bhakra (Braga). Braga is home to the largest gompa (monastery) in Manang. The trail passes through the pine forest, farmlands, apple fields and villages. Throughout the trail, an excellent view of the Annapurna (II, III, IV), Tilicho Peak, Gangapurna, Pisang Peak, Chulu East and Tilicho Peak can be seen

The overall ambience is great and full of life. The arid lands with dry and cold wind mark its territory. The trail to Manang is a gentle climb walking through the beautiful jungle. Upon reaching Humde you can witness marvelous views of the breathtaking mountain ranges. The lofty mountains will intimidate you with a cold gaze while gracing you with majestic beauty. You will be walking at around 3520m elevation above sea level so enjoy the crisp chilly air. The landscape will blow your mind followed by traditional monasteries and houses.

Once you reach your destination you take off your trekking shoes and rest your bags. Check in at the respective lodge and have warm tea. You will be surrounded by mountains, also, you can witness the sunset above the elevated mountains. In the evening, have local cuisine as dinner while you chit-chat with other travelers.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 15 Km
ascent 3540m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 04

Acclimatization and Rest Day. [3,520m/11548 ft]

At. 08:00 AM: Breakfast at the hotel and you are free for the day. You can interact with the locals or other hikers traveling to Thorong la pass or Tilicho lake. You can also take a hike to the Ice lake during the day. You will have to wake up before 6 to take a hike up to the ice lake and back to Manang village. As you are above 3000m you need to acclimatize to avoid altitude sickness and other health issues regarding the elevation. While adapting to the high elevation go around the area and villages to witness the simplicity and the beauty hidden in the core of the village.

This day is perfect for self-exploration however if you don't want to walk you can just rest while you observe the people doing daily chores and beautiful scenery. This day can also be used to interact with the locals and learn about their culture and traditions. You can also interact with other trekkers who share similar interests and passions for the mountains. You can also visit the Gangapurna View Point and witness the spectacular view of the Mountain. Capture the moments on your phone/camera and carry them back home as an absolute experience of a lifetime.

duration 3-4 Hours
duration 10 Km
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 05

Trek to Thorong Phedi. [4,560Mm/14960 ft]

At. 08:00 AM: The trail now heads to the north, you will have the Chulu peaks in front of your own eyes, following the small river stream upwards. The rough and rugged terrain makes it clear it's not for beginners. As you move forward the tree line area slowly disappears thus most of the trail will now be dry and rocky. There is a high chance of rockfalls and while walking you have to be careful about it. After 6-7 hours of walking covering 17 km.

Magnificent views of the mountain ranges as well as the scenery can be seen during the day. After crossing the Jorsong Khola you will follow a narrow path across a high screen slope then walk slowly towards Thorong Phedi. Once you check in at your respective lodge, rest your bags and wander around to see the landscapes and environment. Interact with the warm natives and get along with them while you take over a cup of tea.

In the evening gather around the fire inside the lodge to warm your cold hand and kill your boredom. Enjoy a delicious meal, usually a local meal that includes Dal Bhat which is full of carbohydrates and necessary nutrients. After dinner rest well for the next day as you will walk through the toughest pass.

duration 6-8 Hours
ascent 4560m
descent 16 Km
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 06

Trek to Muktinath Via Thorong La Pass. [5416m/17769 ft]

At. 05:00 AM: Today is the most difficult and the most rewarding day of the entire trek. You will cross the Thorang la pass (5416 m) of our trek. At 5,416m, it is the highest point of your Short Annapurna circuit’s tough and crowning jewel, the ultimate pass, Thorong La. Today's walking distance is around 14 km which can be covered in 6-7 hours and can stretch up to 7-8 hours according to your fitness and trek experience.

The best time to reach Thorong La Pass is before sunrise to watch the stunning sunset from a viewpoint. It is difficult to cross Thorong La Pass after 12 because of the heavy wind. Thorong La Pass lies at an elevation of 5,416 meters above sea level and the trail to this pass is steep uphill from the beginning. After a tiring walk to Thorong La pass you'll see the most magnificent view of a lifetime surrounded by dazzling mountains and beautiful Tibetan flags dancing on the rhythm of strong wind caring blessings. Take pictures of your achievement and be an inspiration to many.

After reaching the pass you will take a rest and move further toward the Muktinath Temple. Muktinath (3800m) is a religious site where there are both Hindu as well as Buddhist monuments. The view will make all of your fatigue go away and fill you with new excitement.  After you finish your trek, get refreshed at the hotel/lodge while you rest well for the next day.  Have a warm and heartfelt dinner before you rest.

duration 9-10 Hours
ascent 5416m
descent 3810m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 07

Trek to Jomsom. [2750m/9022 ft]

At. 08:00 AM: Today after breakfast we will start our trek and we will pass through the village of Jharkot, Shakya Monastery, a traditional medicine center, Kagbeni on our way to Jomsom. Amazing views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri are seen throughout the trail. Jomsom is a little bit developed town with an airport, schools, hotels, banks, shops, museum. From here you will have the flight option to fly back to Pokhara or drive to Pokhara. The trail is not as challenging as others so you can cover the distance of 23 km without any problem (however, if you don't want to walk you can drive to Jomsom which is optional it will take around 50 mins to reach Jomsom by drive)

Before you leave for your destination, have breakfast at the hotel and move towards Jomsom. The distance from Muktinath to Jomsom is about 23 kilometers and can be covered in around 5-7 hours. You will walk through the Kagbeni and finally reach Jomsom. Kagbeni is one of the famous places in the Mustang region of Nepal and you will stop by Kagbeni for your Lunch. The architecture draws the attention of the tourist and its visitors as some of the monuments are century years old carrying the history and distinctive culture.

Stay at a comfortable lodge at Jomsom and get enough sleep. If you are a sky person then view the starry sky glittering with millions of stars. Interact with the people and grab the opportunity to get along with the locals and know the history as you sip on warm and refreshing tea.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 20 Km
descent 2750m
trip-accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 08

Flight to Pokhara, Fly to Kathmandu. [1400m/4593 ft]

At. 07:00 AM: Have an early morning breakfast and move towards Jomsom Airport. Jomsom Airport is the only airport connecting Mustang with other parts of Nepal. The flight to Jomsom and from Jomsom are operated until 11 AM only. (Flight time Jomsom to Pokhara 20 min) Upon reaching Pokhara you will take another connecting flight to Kathmandu (Pokhara to Kathmandu flight duration 30min).

Upon reaching Kathmandu our friendly office staff will pick you up and drop you at your hotel. Get refreshed and enjoy the excellent service from the hotel. You can either rest or self-explore the narrow vibrant alleys of Kathmandu full of eye-catching merchandise and souvenirs. Have lunch at the cozy cafes and restaurants where you can find proper Nepali cuisine and continental cuisine as well.

Have lunch at the cozy cafes and restaurants where you can find proper Nepali cuisine and continental cuisine as well. In the evening we will meet for a Traditional Nepali dinner with a cultural dance performance which is a unique experience on its own as a farewell together. Enjoy your dinner and hope you had a wonderful time during your trek. If you are planning to extend your stay in Nepal we can help you make the most out of it.

duration 4-5 Hours
trip-accomodation N/A
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation By Flight

Trip Guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long is the Annapurna circuit trek?

    Annapurna circuit trek is one of the most popular treks around the globe. The actual duration of the Annapurna circuit trek is 12-21 days depending upon your pace of walking. However, this Short Annapurna Circuit trek is just 8 days including the acclimatization and rest day on the 4th day of the trek.

  • Is the Annapurna circuit still worth it?

    Annapurna circuit is still one of the most popular trekking trails in Nepal. The everyday changing landscape is the main highlight of this trek which is unique and more amazing than other trekking trails. Besides that, plenty of teahouses and lodges are available almost throughout the trek because of that you can easily get accommodation during the trek.

  • What to pack for the Annapurna circuit trek?

    Normally, hiking poles, trekking boots, socks, flexible trousers, etc are the most necessary gears to pack for the Annapurna circuit trek. Know more about the list of trekking gear you need to pack before the Annapurna circuit trek.

  • How to avoid Altitude sickness?

    Getting altitude sickness is very unpredictable and it can get anyone although you are physically fit and fine. There are a few things that you can do to avoid getting altitude sickness such as drinking plenty of water (4-6 lt/day), having enough carbohydrates, maintaining a slow and constant walking pace, avoiding alcohol and cigarettes and last but not least acclimatizing according to the high elevation.

  • What is the approximate daily walk of the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek?

    The daily walk of the trek completely depends upon your pac of walk. Normally, the average daily walking hours for the short Annapurna circuit trek is 6-8 hours per day.

  • Can I customize or update our accommodations?

    Absolutely, we are more than happy to customize it according to your request. Altitude Himalaya has designed and mentioned luxury accommodations to maintain a standard and availability but if you want to update the lodges and hotel which will update the accommodations they will increase price ranges accordingly.

  • How difficult is the short Annapurna circuit trek?

    The short Annapurna circuit trek is more challenging than that of the Annapurna circuit trek. You will need to cover the same distance with fewer trekking days. Because of that, you will need to walk an extra few hours every day to complete the trek on time. Because of that, this trek is not recommended for beginners.

  • What is the approximate daily walk of the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek?

    The daily walk of the trek completely depends upon your pace of walking. Normally, the average daily walking hours for the short Annapurna circuit trek is 6-8 hours per day.

  • When is the best time for the Short Annapurna circuit trek?

    Normally, the Autumn and Spring seasons of the year are regarded as the best time for trekking in Nepal as well as for the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The months of March, April, May, September, October and November are regarded as the best months for trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

  • Is the short Annapurna Circuit trek easy or for beginners?

    The Short Annapurna Circuit trek which is of 8 days is very tough at times as it is the shortest form of 21 days long trek. The high altitude and unpredictable weather of  the Annapurna mountains range can make crossing the Thorong La Pass (5416m) a dangerous task if you are not well prepared. This trek is for those people who have trekking experience and knowledge and not for beginners as it is considered as one of the toughest treks in Nepal. 

Services Includes

  • A private 4WD transfer from Kathmandu to Dharapani via BesiShahar.

  • Domestic flight transfer from Jomsom to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu.

  • One night (8th night) 3-star hotel accommodations in Kathmandu. 

  • Tea houses or lodge accommodations ( nights) during the trek.

  • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.

  • Lunch and dinner from trek start day to trek end day. (as mentioned)

  • All necessary paperwork. (ACAP and TIMS Card)

  • An English-speaking licensed trek guide.

  • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.

  • All government and local taxes.

  • Guide’s salary, food and accommodation during the trek.

  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid for by your traveler’s insurance company.

  • Sleeping bags, duffle bags, and trekking route maps – if necessary.

  • A farewell Nepali cultural dinner on your last night of the trip in Kathmandu.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses.

  • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD)

  • International flight ticket.

  • Travel health insurance. (highly recommended)

  • Tips for the guide and driver. (not compulsory but recommended)

  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

  • Mineral water, hot water, shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek. 

  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the including section.

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