Get off the beaten track
Move quick, light, and self-supported while following rarely used trails on the circuit.
This is the perfect introduction to high altitude mountain running in Nepal.
We are experts on alternative trails around the circuit.
Ten and a half days on trail with two acclimatization days.
Distance: 228k/142.6miles, Total Gain: 11,846m/38,863ft, Total Loss: 11,282m/37,013ft, Max Elevation: 5,405m/17,728ft.
Choose your flavor for the Annapurna Circuit
Each trip limited to 10 qualified participants.
Annapurna Circuit ‘Pass the Honey’ Variation. (April 27-May 12th, 2019). Join us on our first organized trip around the circuit in the Spring. As an added treat, we are to do our best to visit a remote village with a very special kind of honey along the way. Early Bird price $2,250 with all land-costs included.
Annapurna Circuit ‘Tilicho Lake’ Variation. (Sept 14-Sept 29th, 2019) Join us on our sixth annual fall fastpack – this time we are going to try to do a side-trip to Tilicho Lake – considered one of the highest, most beautiful lakes in the world. Early Bird price $2,300 with all land-costs included.
Briefing and Orientation starting at noon.
Day 1 Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m) Bus Transport.
Day 2 Besisahar (760m) to Tal (1,665m) Distance: 36k
Day 3 Tal (1,665m) to Chame (2,684m) Distance 23k
Day 4 Chame (2,684m) to Manang (3,537m), Distance: 33k
Day 5 Acclimatization Day
Day 6 Manang (3,520m) to Yak Kharka (3,807m): Distance: 9.4k
Day 7 Yak Kharka (3,807m) to Thorung Phedi (4,560m)
Day 8: Acclimatization Day
Day 9 Thorung Phedi to Muktinath (3,798m) via Thorung Pass (5,416m) Distance: 21k
Day 10 Muktinath to Marpha (2,711m) 32k
Day 11 Marpha (2,711m) to Ghasa (2,110), Distance: 27k
Day 12 Ghasa (2,110m) to Gorepani (2,811m). Distance 30k
Day 13 Ghorepani (2,811m).- to Naya Pul (1,019m) then to Pokhara. Distance: 17k
Transport back to Kathmandu.