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 fastpacking 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 of Annapurna!
Annapurna Circuit – ‘Wild Honey’ Variation (April 18 – May 3, 2020) Join us as we explore a village where they harvest wild honey! The numbers: 16 days including arrival; briefing day in Kathmandu and departure; 10.5 days moving forward on trail; 2 acclimatization days. Total distance: 228k/142.6miles, Gain: 11,846m/38,863ft, Loss: 11,282m/37,013ft, Max Elevation: 5,405m, 17,728ft. Max participants: 10. Early bird price $2,250 till end of December 2019. $2,400 in 2020. All inclusive with $250 deposit through your ultrasignup registration (the rest due within 30 days). Register via Ultrasignup!
Annapurna Circuit – ‘Tilicho Lake’ Variation (September 14 – 29, 2020) 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! The numbers: 16 days including arrival; briefing day in Kathmandu and departure; 10.5 days moving forward on trail; 2 acclimatization days. Total distance: 228k/142.6miles, Gain: 11,846m/38,863ft, Loss: 11,282m/37,013ft, Max Elevation: 5,405m, 17,728ft. Max participants: 10. $2,400 all inclusive. Register via Ultrasignup!
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.