The Annapurna alternative combine trek is one of the world’s best trek, and by far the typical Himalayan adventure. This route takes us on extensive trek of the terrifying Annapurna region, which has ranked consistently among the world’s top ten trails. Explore the physical and cultural diversity of Nepal. This magnificent walk brings you through lush green valleys and amiable villages, with splendid view of the snow-capped Himalayas as environment. The Annapurna trek is one of among the Himalayas most famous trek. The Annapurna area is one of the elegant lands. Annapurna region is best described as the most happening incentive trekking destination in Nepal. The Annapurna circuit trek has been proved as a highly praised and spectacular trekking route in the Annapurna region. There are four region that are passed through this trek; lamjung, manang, mustang and myagdi. Annapurna alternative trek is the best holiday package for those who want to enjoy their holiday to the fullest.
This trek is specially designed, which covers all the popular destination and tourist attractions of entire Annapurna region. This trek offers you to walk entirely around the Annapurna Massif. We trek through lowland villages to the remote northern slope of the Himalaya, Manang region and down the dramatic Kali Gandaki.
Annapurna alternative combine trek offers you the beautiful journey which begins from Kathmandu and takes you to the striking Annapurna Himalayas area. We will drive to besisahar by bus, drive to koto via rough road via hill, we will trek to Meta, visit and explore the Meta phu gaun, and we will trek to Nar phedi –trek to nor village and return to Nar phedi to continue the trail and finally we reach the most awaited destination Manang, we will trek to Yah kharka, Thorong phedi, Muktinath (sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists) and jomsom. Now, we are almost at the ending of our beautiful trek. We will fly to Pokhara (Beautiful city of lakes, it’s also known as the gateway to the Annapurna circuit), then we will drive to Kathmandu and ends our beautiful journey over here.
Day 01: Arrival at international airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02: Trekking prepare & permit collection day. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03: Drive to Besishahar by bus (6 to 7 hour drive). Overnight stay at hotel
Day 04: Drive to koto by jeep. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 05: Trek to Meta. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 06: Trek to Meta phu Gaon. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 07: Acclimatization Day in phu. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 08: Trek to Nar phedi. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 09: Trek to Nar village and back to Nar phedi. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 10: Trek to Nagwal via over kang La pass. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 11: Trek to Manang. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 12: Trek to Yak kharka. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 13: Trek to Thorong Phedi. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 14: Trek to Muktinath via Throng pass. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom. Overnight stay at lodge
Day 16: Fly to pokhara. Sightseeing in pokhara city, Overnight stay at hotel
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu or fly. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 18: Departure to international airport to return home or for next destination.
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, a representative from Leaf Holidays Treks & Expeditions will be there to welcome you and provide transportation to your hotel. Once you check-in at the hotel, you can take some time to explore the hotel premises. You will spend the night at the hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, there will be a short briefing about the trek, including information about the necessary permits and trekking equipment. The rest of the day is free for you to explore and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, we will have breakfast at the hotel and then begin our journey to Besishahar via bus. The journey will take approximately 7 hours, and we will stop for lunch on the way. Once we arrive at Besishahar, we will stay overnight at a guest house.
Today, we will have breakfast and start our journey to Koto, which will take approximately 5 hours by driving through a rough road via hill. We will be staying at a lodge for the night.
After breakfast at the lodge, we will start our trek to Meta. The trek will take around 6-7 hours with breathtaking views. We will spend the night at a lodge in Meta.
After breakfast, we will begin trekking towards Phu Gaon. The journey takes around 5 to 6 hours of walking and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. This region is rich in Tibetan culture and has been declared a restricted area by the Nepalese government. We will stay overnight at a basic lodge.
Today you can either take a rest day to acclimatize to the altitude or explore the charming village of Phu Gaun. Overnight we stay at the same lodge.
After breakfast, we will begin our trek to Nar Phedi. The trek takes about 6 to 7 hours of walking with stunning views of Nar Phu Valley. We will stay overnight at a lodge.
Today, we will trek from Nar Phedi to Nar Village after having breakfast. This will be a 4-5 hour walk with beautiful views of the Nar Valley. Overnight we stay at peace lodge in Nar Village.
On this day, we will wake up early and have breakfast before starting our trek, which will be the longest day of the trip. We will need to cross the Kang La pass, which will take approximately 9 hours of walking before we reach Nagwal. We will stay overnight at a basic lodge in Nagwal.
After breakfast, we'll start our trek to Manang. The trail offers stunning views of the mountain range and we'll walk down to a beautiful valley. The trek takes around 5 hours to reach Manang where we'll stay overnight at a lodge.
After breakfast, we will begin our trek towards Yak Kharka. The journey on foot will last for about 5 hours, and we will be staying overnight at a lodge in Yak Kharka.
After breakfast, we will trek to Thorong Phedi, which takes about 5 hours by foot. You have the option to go up to the high camp for an overnight stay, depending on your body condition. We will be staying at a lodge.
Today is a challenging day as we will be crossing the Thorong La pass early in the morning after having breakfast. The pass is at an altitude of 5,400 meters and it will take approximately 9 hours to reach Muktinath, a holy place. We will spend the night at a lodge in Muktinath.
After breakfast, we will begin the trek to Jomsom which is a 5 hour walk. We will spend the night at a hotel.
After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport for a 20-minute flight to Pokhara. Upon arrival, you will check in to your hotel and have an afternoon guided tour of the city. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
After breakfast at the hotel, we'll either take a flight or drive to Kathmandu.
Today marks the end of our journey. A representative from Leaf Holidays Treks & Expeditions will accompany you to the airport for your departure. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve you and wish you a safe journey home.
Destination : Nepal
Duration : 18 days
Price : 1600 USD
Difficulty Level : Moderate
Group Size : Minimum 2 people - Maximum 100+
Activities : trekking
Transportation : Jeep, Van or Minibus.
Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal hotel in Trekking