An adventurous trek among the mighty Annapurna Range.

An adventurous trek among the mighty Annapurna Ranges. This challenging adventure combines the two classic treks of Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Sanctuary in a veritable kaleidoscope of all that the beautiful Annapurna region has to offer. The vision of snow-capped mountains, deep plunging valleys, isolated communities and remote monasteries will inspire travellers with a true adventurous spirit. Reaching over 5400m Thorung Pass and standing in the mountain amphitheatre of the Sanctuary, you will revel in the exhilarating experience and extraodinary lifetime achievement.


Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara

Day 04: Pokhara - Beni-Shinga

Day 05: Shinga - Durbang

Day 06: Dharbang - Shibang

Day 07: Shibang - Muri

Day 08: Muri - Bagar

Day 09: Bagar - Dovan

Day 10: Dovan - Sallaghari or Upper Vungini (Italian Base Camp)

Day11: Upper Vugini (Italian Base Camp) - Glacier Camp

Day 12: Glacier Camp - Dhaulagiri Base Camp I

Day 13: Dhaulagiri Base Camp - French Col - Hidden Valley

Day14: Hidden Valley camp

Day15: Hidden Valley - Yak Kharka

Day 16: Yak Kharka - Marpha

Day 17: Marpha - Kalo pani

Day 18: Kalo pani - Tatopani

Day 19: Tatopani - Ghorepani

Day20: Ghorepani - Birethanti - Pokhara

Day 21: Pokhara - Kathmandu

Day 22; International Departure

Trip Profile

Day Trip : 13

 Accommodation: Trek Accommodation

Type: TeaHouse

Style: Discovery

When to Visit: Oct to Nov, Mar to May

Altitude Max: 5,416m/ 17,765ft (Thorung Pass)

Altitude Avg: 2,800m/ 9,185ft


  • Involves trekking of up to 6-7 hours a day at a steady pace (at altitude, as we approach ThorungLa)
  • Crossing of the high Thorung La Pass (5,416m) is difficult and is usually snowbound from nid-Dec to mid-April, although navigable
  • Downhill section of Thorung Pass to Muktinath is very steep and could be treacherous in cass of snowfall
  • Risk of altitude problems and exposure crossing KaliGandaki
  • ThorungLa (5,416m)

{tab Highlights}

  • Seenic drive to Besisahar and to Kathmandu through deep river valleys
  • Incredible geographic and cultural diversity
  • Trek through sub-tropical forests, rice-fields and banana groves to ridges and moraines
  • Mule caravans reminiscent of olden times
  • Meetingpeople of various ethnic backgrounds; ie. Brahmin, Chettri, Gurung, Manangi, Thakali, Mustangi, Tibetan
  • Ancient Buddhist monasteries and old villages
  • Try the potent Seabuckthorn juice, said to have vitamin content higher than any other fruit or vegetable
  • Trading village of Manang
  • Cross 5416m Thorung La Pass, one of the world's highest navigable passes
  • Fantastic mountain panorama from the pass
  • Sharing trail with pilgrims on their way to Muktinath Temple, one of the Hindu's most revered sites
  • Apple brandy
  • Walk on the historic trade route and explore the trading villages
  • Jomsom-Pokhara; one of the world's most beautiful mountain flights
  • Beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara

Cost Detail


  • All meals except main meals in Kathmandu
  • All ground transport, including airport transfers, as mentioned
  • All accommodations;
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All applicable permits and entrance fees
  • Full trek staff arrangements including a Trek


  • Personal expences
  • Tip and Donation
  • Drinks
  • Air fare


  • Offers a fine opportunity to get into the mountains in a short time and without having to contend with altitude and flight problems.
  • Excellent for those pressed for time
  • Excellent introduction to trekking
  • Excellent add-ons
  • Great monsoon trek with wild flowers in full bloom
  • It's a good idea to coincide our visit here with the local pilgrimage that takes place at the time of full moon of August
  • You can continue trekking to the Laurebina Pass above GosainKunda Lake and trek through Helambu to reach Kathmandu
  • You can also combine Langtang Valley trek with this
  • Excellent add-ons

Duration : 22 Days

Options:  Deluxe and Standard

Price Starts:  from US$

Remarks: condition apply