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.
It won’t always be easy
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 ‘Thorung La’ Variation (version 5). (Sept 15-30th, 2018). Our classic route with a high point crossing Thorung Pass (5,405m/17,728ft). Early Bird price $2,250 with all land-costs included. Status: Application closed!
Annapurna Circuit ‘Pass the Honey’ Variation (version 1) . (April 27-May 12th, 2019). Join us on our first organized trip around the circuit in the Spring. We are also going to try to visit a remote village where they collect hallucinogenic honey. Early Bird price $2,250 with all land-costs included. Status: Accepting applications
Annapurna Circuit ‘Tilicho Lake’ Variation (Version 1). (Sept 14-Sept 29th, 2019) Join us as we reach Tilicho Lake – considered one of the highest, most beautiful lakes in the world. With this route variation we will also use a different pass to reach western Nepal! Early Bird price $2,300 with all land-costs included. Status: Accepting applications
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.