Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek - 14 Days

Annapurna Circuit Comfortable Trek Cost and Itinerary 2024, 2025
Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek
What to see & doSpecific information about Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek - 14 Days
  • Duration14 Days
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 5416m
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Trip Style Comfort Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Group Size 8
  • Transportation Private Vehicles and Plane
  • Best Season March, April, May and Sept, Oct, Nov

The Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek is a perfect option for travelers who want to enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna range. With our Annapurna Circuit Comfortable Trek package designed for luxurious people, you can explore the glorious Himalayas with leisure. This spectacular trek offers a unique blend of the rich cultural heritage of Nepal and breathtaking Himalayan landscapes. You will stay in top-tier, four-star hotels and teahouses during this journey. As each day promises serene landscapes and stunning views, travelers can enjoy the beauty of the Annapurna region without compromising on relaxation and comfort. The expedition is guided by government-licensed and experienced guides who will help you navigate picturesque villages such as Landruk and Ghandruk.

Moreover, you can interact with the local communities in these places and learn about their lifestyles and traditions. The guided Annapurna Circuit Luxury trek includes all necessary documents and permits and is supported by a dedicated team of staff members. This will ensure a seamless leisure trek experience. Whether admiring the beautiful panoramic mountain vistas or crossing lush forests, every aspect of this expedition is managed with attention to minute detail and focuses on providing premium service. Therefore, the trek is a perfect option for those who want to combine relaxation and Luxury with relaxation. From the comprehensive trip meeting in a hotel in Kathmandu to the celebratory farewell dinner in an authentic Nepalese restaurant, every element of this trek is tailored to enhance your travel experience. The Annapurna Circuit Luxury trek is flexible, catering to travelers with no expertise or seasoned trekkers. With our exciting package, embark on a memorable journey, balancing the comfort of luxury travel with the thrill of adventure.

Leisure Annapurna Circuit Trek Highlights

  • Luxury Accommodations: Stay in some of the best luxurious hotels and lodges, which provide unparalleled hospitality and service.
  • Scenic Flights: Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the astonishing Himalayas during the domestic flight from Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Cultural Insights: Engage with the local community in places like Ghandruk and Landruk to experience their rich culture and traditions.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn about the surrounding region and history along the route with the help of knowledgeable guides.
  • Premium Trekking Routes: Hike along well-chosen trails, which offer natural beauty, peace, and tranquility.
  • Sightseeing Tours: Explore and learn about Kathmandu and Pokhara's cultural and historical landmarks.
  • Farewell Dinner: Celebrate the completion of the Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek with a farewell dinner featuring Nepalese cuisine and traditional cultural dance performances.
  • Comprehensive Support: Every detail is handled carefully, from logistic staff to guides and porters.
  • Flexible Itinerary Options: You can choose from multiple packages tailored to your required time frame and preferences.
  • Seasonal Flexibility: Learn about the best season to commence this trip and choose a schedule with ideal weather conditions.
  • These highlights emphasize the Luxuryable aspects and features of the trek, ensuring an unforgettable journey through the Annapurna region of Nepal.

The Best Time for the Comfortable Annapurna Circuit Trek

Autumn lasts from September to December, and Spring, from March to May, is the best time for travelers to embark on the incredible Annapurna Circuit Comfort Trek journey. The trek commencing in Monsoon and Winter can get complicated due to the unpredictable weather conditions. Regardless, if you are a seasoned trekker, a bit of preparation and the expertise of our guide make this trek doable throughout the year. Moreover, if you want to spend more time in nature and explore what Nepal offers, you can opt for packages such as the Langtang Valley, Annapurna Base Camp, and Everest Base Camp.

Annapurna Circuit Comfort Trek Difficulty And Preparation

The difficulty level of the trek is moderate, and both inexperienced and experienced hikers can comfortably complete it with adequate preparation and a positive mindset. The Annapurna Circuit Comfort trek lasts two weeks, and the trails take you to elevations over 2,000 meters daily. You are expected to hike for about 5-7 hours during the trek. Previous trek experience is optional for anyone interested in this exciting journey. You only need to be moderately fit to enjoy this trek, and the acclimatization days of our package will help you adapt to the elevation comfortably. We recommend that everyone be in good health to participate in this trip. Outfitter Nepal advises you to prepare three months before the start of the journey. Involve yourself in regular exercises such as running, cycling, swimming, and other gym routines, focusing on your stamina. The fitter you get, the more enjoyable and comfortable the trek experience will be.

Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek Cost Details

Our trips are available on both a fixed-departure and private group basis. Please let us know your availability and date if you want to join a group. The Annapurna Circuit Luxury Trek costs USD 2050, but the total cost will be reduced significantly if you enter a group. Please keep in mind that our fixed departures are guaranteed to commence. On the other hand, if you want to embark on the journey alone or with your friends and family in a private group style, let us know your preferences. We will then organize a private trip for you according to your request and dates.

Why Travel With Outfitter Nepal

  • Sleep comfortably with Outfitter Nepal. The accommodation we picked for you features clean linen, raised beds, pillows, and mattresses.
  • Ethical Staff Policy: We provide our staff members with suitable clothing, equipment, food, accommodation, medical care, and travel insurance.
  • Our travel package primarily focuses on the local community's financial benefits, further promoting tourism.
  • Enjoy a cultural experience with the support of our team members.
  • Safety measures include adequate acclimatization days and a well-paced itinerary.
ItineraryTrip day to day detail itinerary

The Annapurna Circuit Comfortable Trek is a perfect option for travelers who seek to explore the glorious snow-capped mountains of Annapurna comfortably in a short time frame. Read the detailed itinerary below to learn more about what the journey has in store.

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, a representative from Outfitter Nepal will greet you and transfer you to a four-star hotel in Thamel. After completing the check-in procedure, you will meet with the staff members. This session will provide insight on the trek, safety protocols, and any queries you might have. It is also a perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the guide, porters, and fellow trek members.

  • Max. Altitude: 1,400 metres/4,600 feet
  • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicles

The second day of the trek begins with a comfortable ride from Kathmandu. The scenic 8-hour private jeep ride will take you to the beautiful village of Jagat. The total distance you will travel is almost 225 km, passing through settlements such as Besisahar. We will begin the drive early in the morning from Kathmandu to have adequate time for breakfast and lunch. You will spend the night in a comfortable teahouse in Jagat, which offers first-class hospitality and service.

  • Max. Altitude: 1290m/4,232ft
  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: Drive: 8-9 Hours
  • Walking Distance: Drive: 225 km
  • Transportation: Private Jeep

Today's hike will feature beautiful natural vistas, lush greenery, and thrilling suspension bridges. The route will take you from Jagat to Chyamche, from where you will go to Tal and Dharapani. You will be walking a total of 15 km for 7 hours. There are some streams and waterfalls along the way where you can take a quick stop to take beautiful pictures of yourselves. You will resume the trek and walk past terraced fields and small villages before you arrive in Dharapani.

  • Max. Altitude: 1,960m/6,430ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 550m/1,804ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 hours
  • Walking Distance: 14km/8.7mi

The hike from Dharapani to Chame will take you through traditional villages and alpine meadows. You will walk past villages such as Timang and Koto before arriving at Chame. Like the previous day, there are plenty of striking waterfalls along the way, where you can catch a quick break and take pictures with the crew members. We will check in at a comfortable lodge when you finally arrive in Chame. We will have enough time to take a proper look around the town and enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains.

  • Max. Altitude: 2,710m/8,891ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 750m/2,461ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 6-7 hours
  • Walking Distance: 19km/11.8mi

Day five of the Annapurna Circuit Comfort Trek takes you to Bhratang, Dudh Pokhari, and Pisang. The total distance you will be hiking today is 14.5 kilometers. The trail leads you through dense forests and beautiful village settlements. Along the way, you will be accompanied by stunning views of the beautiful surrounding landscapes. There are a few teahouses and lodges where you can take a break and enjoy lunch. Your arrival in Landruk marks the end of the hike today, where you will spend the night at a teahouse offering tranquility and comfort.

  • Max. Altitude: 3,300m/10,827ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 590m/1,935ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 hours
  • Walking Distance: 15km/9.3mi

Today, the hike begins as you hike along narrow trails that smell of sweet pine. After a few hours of hiking, we will have a brief break at the village of Braga. The town is famous for its monastery, which dates back to 900 years. We will visit the site and explore its wonders if the monastery is open. The trail will ascend through several suspension bridges and pine forests. The destination for today is Manang, where we will spend the next two nights for acclimatization. After you check in at the Hotel at the teahouse, we recommend exploring the nearby areas and visiting local bakeries.

  • Max. Altitude: 3,540m/11,614ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 240m/787ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 6-7 hours
  • Walking Distance: 16km/9.9mi

Acclimatization in the high-altitude region is essential for your body to adapt to the changing altitude. This enhances your overall trekking experience and ensures a convenient and comfortable trek. We will utilize this day as we take a short trip to Praken Gompa, a religious site of the Manange region, which stands at an elevation of 3,945m. It is a steady climb, and the trail ascends to the hillside above the village of Manang. The view from the Gompa is incredible; you will marvel at the glorious panorama of Annapurna, Tarke Kang, and Gangapurna.

  • Max. Altitude: 3,540m/11,614ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 2-3 Hours

Today, the hike begins with a steep ascent from Manang. You will take your time and walk gradually, climbing past the village of Tengi. Moving on, you will arrive at Gunsang in the afternoon, where we will have lunch and enjoy marvelous views of the Annapurna mountain range. Shortly after, the hike will resume, and you will make your way through juniper and pine forests and cross a few suspension bridges. The trail will continue to ascend as we approach Yak Kharka. You will notice that today's hike is relatively short as we gradually gain elevation to avoid altitude sickness. After we arrive in Yak Kharka, you will have adequate time to have a relaxing afternoon in the comfort of your teahouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 4,110m/13,484ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 570m/1,870ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 4-5 hours
  • Walking Distance: 10km/6.2mi

Today's hike begins with a slow ascent as you climb across alpine pastures filled with roaming horses. Eventually, you will arrive at a dramatic suspension bridge leading to the valley's other side. As you move forward, you will navigate rocky terrains. Along the way, there are a few teahouses where we can stop for a quick lunch break. We unpack our belongings in the evening after check-in at the Thorong Phedi Hotel. We will have a hearty meal and rest to prepare for the ascent tomorrow over the Thorong La Pass.

  • Max. Altitude: 4,450m/14,599ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 340m/1,115ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 3-4 hours
  • Walking Distance: 9km/5.6mi

The hike begins early in the morning as we approach Thorong La Pass. The exciting high-altitude pass is located at an astounding elevation of 5,416m. The views from here are truly sublime, with the spectacle of prayer snapping in the rhythm of the wind. It would help if you kept in mind that the weather conditions can change at any time, so it is up to the guide to ensure it is safe to cross the pass. After exploring the area, we descend steeply, avoiding slips and falls, to Kali Gandaki Gorge. We keep moving forward, marveling at the fabulous scenery around us. Finally, you will arrive at Muktinath, an important site for religious pilgrimage worldwide. We spend the night at a tea house and relax in the comfort of our bed after a warm meal.

  • Max. Altitude: 5,416m/17,769ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Gain: 966m/3,169ft
  • Elevation Loss: 1,966m/6,450ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 7-8 hours
  • Walking Distance: 16km/9.9mi

Today is another long day of hiking, but the terrain will be easier than yesterday. The hike begins as we descend through the Jhong Valley. Keep your eyes peeled as you come across historic monuments, wall paintings, and shrines. Your arrival in the village of Kagbeni marks your arrival at the halfway point of today's trek. This is also where we will unpack our baggage and enjoy a lunch break. We will then leave the photogenic town behind and hike for another three hours to reach Jomsom. After your arrival, you can explore the streets and alleyways of the village and interact with the locals. Spend the remaining time relaxing your tired muscles with a hot water shower at the teahouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 2,720m/8,924ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Elevation Loss: 690m/2,264ft
  • Accommodation: Best Available Lodge
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 hours
  • Walking Distance: 15km/9.3mi

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast, and we will proceed to Jomsom Airport afterward for check-in and security clearance procedures. We will book an early morning flight to avoid any weather-related disruptions that might happen. The scenic plane ride will last 25-20 minutes, during which you will comfortably relax and enjoy aerial views of the high mountains and hills. Upon your arrival at the Pokhara International Airport, our staff members will escort you to the designated Hotel. In the remaining time, you can freshen up and have a relaxing afternoon in the comfort of your bed or at nearby cafes or restaurants.

  • Max. Altitude: 800m/2600ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: By Plane

Today, you will catch an afternoon flight back to Kathmandu. The 25-minute scenic and comfortable flight offers glimpses of the glorious snow-capped mountains. After you arrive at your Hotel in Kathmandu, you can spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the city and buying souvenirs for your loved ones back home. We will also have an authentic Nepalese dinner in the evening. It will be held in an ambient restaurant with a relaxing and comfortable setting for gatherings and meetings.

  • Max. Altitude: 1350m
  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel

On the final day of the Annapurna Circuit Comfort Trek, our representatives from Outfitter Nepal will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport according to your flight schedule. This marks the end of the exciting journey in the Annapurna region of Nepal. We hope you cherish the experience and memories you made with us.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transportation: By Private Vehicles

The Annapurna Circuit Comfortable Trek is a perfect option for travelers who seek to explore the glorious snow-capped mountains of Annapurna comfortably in a short time frame. Read the detailed itinerary below to learn more about what the journey has in store.

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Cost DetailsGood to know before trip booking
What's Included
  • Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off service is available in a private vehicle.
  • A full board meal includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • An experienced and licensed trekking guide will assist you.
  • Salary, insurance, transportation, food, and accommodation for the guide.
  • All necessary paperwork and documents include the TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) and Annapurna Conservation Area permit.
  • Complimentary use of down jacket, sleeping bag, and duffel bag.
  • Accommodation is provided in well-facilitated hotels and lodges throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide for a group of 6 or more travelers.
  • Ground transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Supplementary snacks and seasonal fruits.
  • Certificated of accomplishment after the trek.
  • A special dinner with traditional music and dance at an atypical Nepalese restaurant.
  • Outfitter Nepal’s t-shirt, cap, and trek map.
  • A well-equipped first-aid box and an oximeter to measure your pulse and oxygen level.
  • Emergency rescue operations are funded by your travel insurance.
  • All government charges, official expenses, local taxes, and VAT.
What's not Included
  • Nepal entry visa fees and international airfare tax.
  • Extra meals and accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances such as illness, delays, and weather conditions.
  • Food and beverages outside of the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses include laundry, snacks, a hot shower, WiFi, etc.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment and gear.
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Any other expenses that are not listed in the “Included” section.
Useful InformationGood to know before you travel

Food and Water on the Annapurna Circuit Leisure Trek

All meals and beverages in the trek itinerary are included in the total cost. The menus in the Hotel and the teahouses along the trail are varied, ranging from pizza, apple pie, and momo to traditional Nepalese dal bhat. During the trek, you will receive a full board meal, including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, in the comfort of your living spaces. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements so we can arrange your meal accordingly. Regarding drinking water, we offer you hot-boiled water in reusable bottles to minimize the environmental impact of plastic bottles. You can bring a thermos so we can refill it with safe drinking water during breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, we provide water purification tablets to ensure your safety and well-being along the trek.

Comfortable Accommodation On The Annapurna Circuit

The development of teahouses in the trek routes of Nepal is a cornerstone of the Annapurna Circuit trek experience. This is where you spend the night and enjoy your meal. The amenities and facilities provided are top-notch. The higher you travel in the trek, the more you will appreciate the comfort of the tea houses at the end of the day. In Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will stay at a four-star hotel in the heart of the vibrant city. The hotel provides you with 5-star service, hospitality, and deluxe amenities. If you prefer a single room, we can arrange that upon request, but it will cost you an additional charge.

Similarly, in Pokhara, we will stay at one of the best hotels near the lakeside, offering a spa, swimming pool, and comfortable living spaces. On the other hand, our comfortable Annapurna Circuit trek is accommodated in the teahouse of the Annapurna region. These luxurious establishments provide comfy living spaces, attached bathrooms, amenities, services, and high-quality cuisine.

Travel Insurance

Any traveler must get travel insurance before embarking on high-altitude treks in Nepal. We recommend that our clients get travel insurance, which covers medical costs and emergency helicopter evacuation if needed in the case of an emergency over 5,000 meters. It is advised to review the insurance and its coverage before purchasing. You must ensure the insurance provides adequate protection for the activities involved in the trek package. You can then send us a copy of the insurance after you book a trip with us.

Passport, Visa, and Entry Requirements

Passport: All foreign travelers visiting Nepal must possess a passport with a minimum validity of six months after they arrive in Nepal.

Visa: You can obtain the Nepal visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport or before arrival through consulates, diplomatic missions, and Nepalese embassies in your country. You can also apply for it through online. The fees charged for the Nepal visa are listed below:

  • Multiple entry 15 days- USD 30
  • Multiple entry 30 days- USD 50
  • Multiple entry 90 days- USD 125

Important Note: We advise you to verify the visa requirements before booking the trip with us. The requirements may depend on your nationality, and it is recommended that you check the transit country requirements as well. It is crucial for travelers to independently verify and acknowledge the requirements for a Nepal visa as well.

Baggage and Weight

Each of our clients will receive a complimentary duffel bag to pack their trekking gear. Our duffel bags have a capacity of 80 liters, and we recommend you keep the baggage weight under 15 kg because of the porter weight restrictions, allowing a maximum weight of 30 kg per porter. Moreover, our clients are only required to carry a day pack containing essentials such as spare jackets, documents, cameras, and beauty products. The light load on your body ensures a more enjoyable and comfortable trekking experience. Besides, after you arrive in Kathmandu, you can leave the items you don't need for the trek with us.

Equipment List

The following gear is highly recommended for the Annapurna Circuit Comfort trek. We suggest you pack all the equipment listed below for the trip ahead. You can buy or hire these items in Thamel, from trekking shops to local manufacturers.

Head gears:

  • Sunhat, Sunglasses, Warm hat, and headlamp

Upper Body:

  • Sleeve Trekking shirts, Thermal or fleece base layer, Soft-shell jackets/fleece jackets, Full-sleeve trekking shirts, Hardshell jackets, Light down jackets, Insulated Down Jacke

Lower body:

  • Trekking trousers/pants, Thermal or fleece base layer bottom, Hardshell pants, Trekking trousers/pants

Underwear:

  • Multiple pairs of underwear and undergarments

Footwear:

  • Hiking socks, Camp shoes, Slippers, and Hiking Boots

Handwear:

  • Medium-weight gloves, Woolen gloves

Gears / Personal equipment:

  • Waterproof Duffel bag, Daypack 30-35 liters with rain cover, Trekking poles, One-litre capacity water bottle, Personal snacks and energy bars, Camera, Ear plugs, Laundry bag, Padlock, rain poncho

Toiletries and hygiene

  • Small face towel, Quick-drying towel, Face mask, toothbrush, toothpaste, Soap and Shampoo, Face and body moisturizer, Sunscreen SPF30+ and Lip balm SPF 30+, Hand sanitizer and antiseptic wipes

Documents

  • Passport with visa, two copies of passport-size photos, Credit cards, Driving ID, or any other ID, Travel Insurance and Flight tickets

Booking procedures

If you want to book a trip with us, please deposit 10% of the total cost to begin an exceptional, authentic journey in Nepal's stunning Annapurna region. With over two decades of experience, Outfitter Nepal offers a guided tour catering to your interests and preferences. Our involvement and connections with the tourism establishments in Nepal, such as the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), are a testament to our high standard of reliability and service. The booking procedure is simple; you can conveniently browse our website, select your desired trip, and make a secure payment online. You can contact our customer service team directly for a more personalized service.

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