Annapurna Circuit Trek

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  • DURATION20 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELStrenuous
  • GROUP SIZE1-14

Highlights

  • Scenic Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule.
  • Visit of Manang village with Gangapurna Glacier.
  • Pass over the Thorong la at 5416 M.
  • Visit Muktinath Temple, the holy place.
  • You trek through Kali Gandaki Valley and the deepest gorge.
  • Visit of Marpha village, capital of apple.
  • Visit Natural hot spring at Tatopani.
  • Trek through the Rhododendron and pine forest.
  • Sunrise View from Poon Hill over the Himalayas.
  • Visit of The city of Lakes- Pokhara.

Trip Overview

Annapurna circuit is one of the best circuit trek in the world. The Annapurna circuit trek goes through typical Nepalese countryside to the dry and windswept villages of Pisang and Manang where people still follow the Tibetan culture of Yore, cross the Thorung La pass, the circuit trek envelops an experience so varied and rich that certainly leave you spell bound for a long time. Annapurna circuit trek route is probably the world’s best trekking destinations that offer wide range of spectacular sceneries of mountain and takes to the high mountain pass, arid Manang valley, cultural mix of varied ethnic groups, their traditional stone walled and thatched houses and the village itself is worth to explore, beside the Tibetan-style Buddhist monasteries, Mani and Chhorten.

Annapurna circuit trek takes around the entire Annapurna massif and offers great trans-Himalayan scenery which is found alongside of the trail while crossing the new detour and Annapurna circuit trek starts with a day drive to Bhulbhule. The real trek begin from Bhulebhule to Chamje, Dharapani and then continue trek to Chame, enter into Manang valley. You have a day rest in Manang to explore all around the arid cultural mix of varied ethnic groups and acclimatization.

The Annapurna circuit trek continue next day to Yak Kharka, Throng Phedi, Muktinath, Kagbeni, Marpha, Tatopani to reach Ghorepani. A short hike to Poon hill, the best viewpoint in the north-western Nepal to have spectacular views of majestic Himalayas and the sunrise views, afte excursion and exploration trek down to Hille, Nayapul and finally get down to Pokhara and retrace back to Kathmandu.

The Annapurna circuit trek commences in the lush rice paddies and climbs through the deep gorges of the Marshyandi, then continues to Marshyandi valley then you swing to the west into the arid Manang region and the trail climbs up to the Thorong la then descends into the dramatic Kali Gandagi valley. Throughout the trail, you will be enfolded with the awesome views of the north-side of the Mt. Annapurna, The blend of culture of Gurung, Manangi, Thakali including Brahmin, Chettri and others and their traditional stone walled and thatched houses on our circuit trek.

Itinerary

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Our escort/driver from our office will meet you at the airport on your arrival and escort to hotel.  He also help you check into your designated hotel and you will be briefed about your daily program and the rest of the day is free.

  • Hotel
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at hotel, you go for tour in Kathmandu. The Kathmandu is historical heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The city presents an interesting holy mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and western influence in the valley.

The tour includes visit of famous and biggest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, the Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath and the Kathmandu Durbar Squire and these historical sites you visit are UNESCO recognized World heritage sites.

Our tour guide drop you back to hotel after tour, you then have time to shop trekking hear if you need.

  • Hotel
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  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

Our guide come to pick you up at the your hotel around 7 AM in the morning. You then drive to Bus pack to take bus drive to Bhulbhule. The drive goes along the Kathmandu - Pokhara highway to Dumre then follow the narrow and paved road by the Marsyangdi River to Besi Sahar and Bhulbule.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 870
  • Bhulbhule

After having breakfast at hotel you start the trek.  It is about 6 hours trek to Chamje today. The trail goes flat for the first part then climbs steeply up and the path is cut into the sheer cliff-face some 200-300m above the riverbed.

Eventually, you descend to the stone village of Jagat (1330m.) which is situated on a shelf which juts into the precipitous Marsyangdi valley. Now the trail begins to observe small ups and down to Chamje through the forests.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 1410
  • Chamje

The trek today starts by descending to the river and cross another suspension bridge. You then begin a climb to Sattale (1550m.) on a path so steep that seems one slip would send you hurtling down into the valley.

You continue on an undulating path above the river and at one point, where a tributary flows in from the opposite bank, the main river becomes covered with huge boulders that hide the water. You climb a meandering path to the top of the hill, you then see the level plain of Tal (1700m.).

Beyond Tal, the valley narrows and the path becomes high and winding and in several areas from the rock itself. Beyond the small village of Karte (1900m.). There is a bit more cliff-walking before the path drops again to the river and cross a another suspension bridge and arrive at Dharapani.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 1960
  • Dharapani

The trek starts after breakfast at lodge.  The trek today goes through a narrow field from the village, the Dudh Khola which originates from the south face of Manaslu. The Marsyangdi River then veers to the left and as Annapurna II becomes visible ahead, you arrive at Bagarchhap, a Bhote village with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze around Buddhist monastery.

The trek continue to climb through forests of pine and oak, you pass through Danaque (2210m.). There comes a small wooden bridge which make you follow a steep ascending path up to Timang village which lies at the bottom of Lamajung Himal & then the trail goes through a flat level to Chame village.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2675
  • Chame

The Trek starts after breakfast at lodge. You see Lamjung Himal (6893m) glittering in the morning sunshine with the first rays hitting you warmly in the face then you set off for Pisang.

The mountain disappears as you climb the path up the valley passing a huge apple orchard. You continue  trek through fir and pine forest, climbing to a high, rocky area as the opposite bank becomes an impassable cliff. From this point the valley becomes extremely steep-sided as you follow the path to Bratang (2950m.) then a short climb from the village brings you to a rock-strewn area where you cross a wooden bridge and follow a high, winding path, before to cross back to the right bank again.

You now trek through a pine forest and as the forest ends, the valley changes from a V-shape to a gentle U-shape, opening up wonderful vistas & then you come to a long Mani wall by a bridge and the lower village of Pisang.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3100
  • Pisang

The trek today starts with climb to steep ridge which affords good views of the Manang valley and Tilicho peak (7145m.). Descending past Manang's airstrip at Humde (3320m.) will arrive & then you come to a level area from where the north-east face of Annapurna III rises to the skies above you.

From the wide plains of the Sabje Khola Valley, Annapurna IV (7525m.) also becomes visible. Just beyond this point you cross the considerably reduced flow of the Marsyangdi Khola via a wooden bridge to the tiny village of Mungji.

Cultivated fields appear on both sides of the path and off to the right, below a craggy mountain, you see the village of Braga with its splendid monastery, Large Chortens and Mani walls abound and the tall peaks of the Himalaya spread out before you. A short steep climb bring you at Manang village.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Manang

This day gives your lungs a breather while you rest weary bones a bit till you do some short hikes to get used to the thin air as you slowly go to the higher elevations.

Today, you hang around town and this is an important rest and acclimatization day before crossing the Thorung La. There are optional day walks such as crossing the river to see the tremendous ice fall coming down from the Annapurna, or climbing high above the village for a full panorama of the Annapurna range and the Manang valley.

There is also a Himalayan Rescue Association [HRA] aid post in Manang which makes for an interesting and educational visit. Moreover you can visit Ganagapurna Glacier Lake to make your rest day a memorable one.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Manang

The trek starts after hot breakfast at hotel and today, the trail ascends gently all the way unto Yak Kharka passing through Gunsang (3960m.) village. You see panoramic views all the day on the way and it seems it is short hiking, however, you feel a bit fatigued as you are going higher and into less oxygen air.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 4350
  • Yak Kharka

The trek starts with a breakfast at lodge. The trek is with a climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marsyangdi and crossing via a covered wooden bridge.

After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, you follow a narrow trail across an unstable spree slope then descend to Thorung Phedi or if you still have some energy left then you can continue trek to high camp after stopping at Phedi for lunch which will be much helpful to pass the Thorong la the next morning.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 4420
  • Thorung Phedi

Today, you start the trek early in the morning to cross the Thorung La (5416m.). The trail becomes steep immediately on leaving camp but as this trail has been used by local people for hundreds of years.

You reach the Chorten and prayer flags of the Thorong La pass after 4-5 hours of trek. The views are dramatic to say the least, from the snow-covered mountains above, to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below and the brown and purple hills of Mustang.

You then descent to Muktinath which is a knee pounding 1600m but it's compensated for with excellent views of Dhaulagiri. Eventually the moraines give way to grassy slopes before a pleasant walk along the Jhong Khola valley to Muktinath and its shrines.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 5416
  • Muktinath

This morning, you go visit the famous temple of Muktinath and return to the lodge to have hot breakfast. You then begin trek descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet.

After passing through Jharkot and Khingar villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow path steeply down to Kagbeni, a primitive village famous for Tibetan architectures and there is a monastery hereabouts said to have been built in the 15th Century. Kagbeni is the border for Upper Mustang and you stop here to have a lunch.

After lunch at  Kagbeni, you continue trek to Jomsom.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2720
  • Jomaom

After having breakfast at the lodge. You start trek to kalopani through the Kali Gandaki River valley, the trail today is stretched at almost flat level up to Kalopani and it is easy trekking compare to previous trekking days.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2100
  • Kalopani

The trek starts after breakfast at lodge. The trail today descends steeply to Rupse Chhahara (Rupse Waterfall) which is amazing to look at. There is situated the deepest gorge of the world between two massif mountains Annapurna I (8091m.) in east and Dhaulagiri I (8167m.) in west facing each other near Rupse Waterfall.

Now, the trail ascends slightly to Tatopani through different settlements. There is natural hot springs here in the bank of the Kali Gandaki River and you go in these hot spring to take natural hot bath.  It is believed that all the skin diseases (if we have any) will be recovered after taking bath in this hot spring.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 1190
  • Tatopani

The trek starts after breakfast at lodge. The trek today goes by passing through flat level of the land at some distance. Then the trail begins ascend steeply for at least one hour then goes up through different villages inhabited by the people of different caste and a lot of agricultural land that shows this village is pretty well off.

The trail then ascends gently all the way to Ghorepani passing through small villages like Phalate, Chitre and so on. You pass through rhododendron forests and come across the wild life such as monkeys and birds of various species on route.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2860
  • Ghorepani

Today, you start the trek early in the morning to hike to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Himalayas. The views from Poon Hill includes of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snow capped mountain peaks.

You then return to the lodge to have breakfast, you then start trek to Hile by following gradual descending path through the forests of rhododendron and oak up to Banthanti. It is a small village where you can haul up for hot and cold drinks.

Then the trail descends to Ulleri (1960m.), a big Gurung village where you can enjoy the views of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli. From here, the trail up to Tikhedhunga is steeply descending passing through terraces and some robust villages. another 30 minute trek bring you to Hile to have last overnight stay in mountain of your long and adventure Annapurna circuit trek.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 1430
  • Hile

After having breakfast at lodge, you start the trek for today and today is the last day of your long Annapurna circuit trek. it is a pretty easy day today. The trails gradually descend following Bhurung Khola (Bhurung Stream) all the way to Birethanti before to cross the Modi Khola over the suspension bridge to reach Nayapul.

We have vehicle waiting to drive to Pokhara. Check in to the hotel in Pokhara and evening is free to explore yourself.

  • Hotel
  • B, L
  • 830
  • Pokhara

You have early breakfast at hotel and transfer to bus station to drive to Kathmandu. The Tourist bus at 7:00 AM to Kathmandu and the drive will be fantastic along many satellite towns on the way. And you are able to see healthy settlements, Rivers, terraces and landscapes.

You reach Kathmandu after 6-7 hours (depends on traffic) of drive, check into the lodge and you can go for last minute shopping around Thamel.

We arrange farewell dinner in the evening and we talk about your trek and stay last overnight stay in Kathmandu.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

We transfer you to Kathmandu airport to take your return flight to home. We feel honored to have met you & served you. We know you’ve enjoyed your vacation & we hope the relationships built up over the weeks will translate into a warm & mutual friendship in the years ahead. Please do remember us. Bon Voyage & take care!!! 

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 3 nights’ hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek.
  • Meals during the trek with hot tea/coffee in breakfast.
  • Conservation entry permits & TIMS permit.
  • 1 night hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu –Bhulbhule - Pokhara - Kathmandu by bus.
  • A guide and porter (1 porter for 2 people) and a porter carry about 20-22 kg from 2 trekkers.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets if necessary (need to be returned after the trek).

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory) and entrance fees while you do tour in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate, apple pie etc...
  • International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.

Check Available Dates

  • We have set date to departure the Annapurna Circuit Trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book the trek on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 14 people only so, if you are more than 14 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date03 Sep, 2020End Date22 Sep, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1000
Start Date19 Sep, 2020End Date08 Oct, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1000

Useful Information

Extra nights in Kathmandu pre or post the Annapurna circuit trek

The extra night hotel in Kathmandu for pre or post the trek is available and we can book these extra night when you need, the extra night cost US $55.00 per night include breakfast and airport transfers at the same hotel you stay on our trek.

Let us know if you arrive earlier or stay in Nepal later than the scheduled dates of Annapurna circuit trek and need extra nights.

Transportation provided on Annapurna Circuit Trek

We provide private vehicle for airport transfers and sightseeing and local bus transport from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule and tourist bus transport from Pokhara to Kathmandu at the end.

However, you have options to drive by private car/jeep to Bhulbhule and from Pokhara to Kathmandu or take short flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara on return.

Please do let us know if you want to upgrade the modes of transport to private or flight.

Electricity and battery charge facility on Annapurna circuit trek

There is electricity available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and in most of the villages of Annapurna circuit trek where you can charges your camera/mobile batteries and you may have to pay some fee to recharge them however, we suggest you to have spare batteries to use in case of not availability.

Guide and Crew on Annapurna circuit trek

We provide tourist guide for tour in Kathmandu on day two and trained trekking guide for rest of trek who handles the logistics and guide you and your team on the trek.

We also provide a Sherpa (Assistant guide) when there are 8 or more members in the group. We provide porters to carry your main luggage and there is 1 porter for each 2 members and a porter carry about 20 - 22kg which means 10- 11 KG from each trekker.

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FAQs

Yes, you need to have trekking permit to do the Annapurna circuit trek and you are required to have Annapurna conservation area entry and TIM’s permits. We apply and get these permits for you once you book the trek.

It’s possible to do the Annapurna circuit trek for most of the year however the time of June - August (monsoon) when rivers flood and landslides occur should be avoided. The autumn (Sep-Nov) offers clear skies, plus the bugs and dust have been washed away by the rains so, the autumn are the best time to do the Annapurna circuit trek.

Spring (Feb-mid end of May) offers warmer temperature, longer days and rhododendrons blooms so, the forests are colorful so, the spring is another best time for the Annapurna circuit trek.

You have to be physically fit with moderate level of fitness to do Annapurna circuit trek with daily walking/trekking from between 3 hours to 9 hours on mountain trails. You reach an altitude of 5416m above sea level at Thorong La pass. You better to have previous trekking experience and need to be healthy and strong desire and stamina.

We provide good hotel accommodation for 5 night (3 night in Kathmandu &1 night in Pokhara) and simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for rest of the 14 nights on Annapurna circuit trek. The rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets on trek lodge. A few have electric lights and all have a spacious dining room – lounge and some of them very basic and a sense of adventure is necessary.

Hotel we provide:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Samsara Resort: 3 nights
  • Hotel in Pokhara: Hotel splendid view: 2 nights
  • Hotel on Trek- Simple Mountain lodge: 14 nights

Note:

  • Accommodation will be on double/twin share (triple share available in most places also).
  • Hotel upgrade in Kathmandu and Pokhara is available as there are luxury 4 & 5 star hotels available in these cities so, let us know if you want to upgrade the hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • We provide another similar category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara if incase these mentioned are not available.

Total of 51 meals (19 breakfast, 16 lunch and 16 dinner) are provided in Annapurna circuit trek and the meals are taken in lodges, you will have breakfast/dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights and lunch at the lodge available along the trail.

There are wide variety of Nepali and Western meals and drinks like coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer are also available and note that these drinks are not included in the cost.

We advise you to bring water purification pills/medicine while coming for the Annapurna circuit trek since you can get normal water for free so, you can use the medicine and drink or you can simply buy bottled/boiled/safe drink water.

No, we provide porter to carry your luggage, your main luggage will be carried by porter on Annapurna circuit trek. You simply carry a day pack with water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. – as small load allows full enjoyment of the trek.

Yes, tip for all services provided on Annapurna circuit trek is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tip is considered to be a part of normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

To give you an idea that US $5 from each member for tour guide (day 2) and US $3 from each member for driver (day 2) and total of about US $150.00 from each members for the trek part to divide guide and porters (it depends on the size of the group you traveling so, our trek guide will give you clearer idea when the trek come to end) recommended.

Yes, you need to have some extra money for your personal expenses and the personal expenses depend largely on your habit. Most of the meals are included are provided on Annapurna circuit trek. You only need some money for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks while walking (some smaller shops are available along the trail in the areas), souvenirs, hot shower (you have to pay in some places) etc....

If you do not drink alcohol & sopping then about US $12-15 per day per person should be enough for these expenses.

Yes, you need to have travel insurance while coming for Annapurna circuit trek and there is always some risk while doing the Annapurna circuit trek and In case of a serious sickness or injury then, we do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital.

You will be entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in the evacuation/rescue, so, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy.

Yes, you can join one of our fixed departure Annapurna circuit trek. Our group trek group of light minded people, the fixed dates are opened to join and our group will be from 1-14 people. You may have to share room on trek with same gender trekkers on group trek.

If you are single trekkers then you are welcome to join our Annapurna circuit group trek and ask us if you need any further info to join our group trek.

We wish that you won’t have AMS or any other sickness while on Annapurna circuit trek. However, there is always risk of AMS (Altitude mountain sickness) while going on high mountain trek, so, we have to be careful about it.

Our guide will provide you information to avoid the AMS however if incase if you or any member of group get AMS then we do everything to bring you back safely.

The action against AMS depends on the situation and the place people get sick as such if someone get AMS and still able to walk up then we take a day rest (while other continue the trek) with one of the porter/guide. We see how the situation will improve and we continue trek from next day if the situation gets better.

Or if there is not any improvement or even worse, we do not have other option rather return the same trail as descending down is only way to avoid AMS or if the situation gets really worse and you either can go up or down then we rescue/evacuate and bring you back to Kathmandu to visit doctor.

The cost of evacuation by helicopter is expensive in Nepal and it is almost impossible to pay by the people so, we strongly suggest you to buy insurance policy that covers the evacuation in the worst situation.

Yes, we have 16 days trek included in our 20 days package of Annapurna circuit trek however if you have limited days then we can customize the trek and make it shorter.

The given itinerary is for the fixed departure group trek and if you want to shorten the trek then you have to do private trek, let us know if you need to shorten the Annapurna circuit trek.

Yes, it is surely possible to add Tilicho Lake on our Annapurna circuit trek and it need another 3 days on our itinerary. If you want to add the Tilicho lake on it then you have to do private trek as our fixed itinerary does not include the Tilicho Lake so, let us know then we make another itinerary of Annapurna circuit trek including Tilicho Lake.

Yes, we have include the trek all the way from Bhulbhule to Nayapul however if you want extent the trek to Annapurna base camp then we can extent it to base camp from Ghorepani. Let us know if you want to add ABC then we send you another itinerary with Annapurna base camp.

Equipment play vital role to have comfortable and successful Annapurna circuit trek. So, you need to pack your trekking gear carefully and pack things that you need. You shouldnot have pack anything that you do not need on trek and should not miss anything that you need for the trek.

To help you to pack your gear, we have given some list that you should not miss while you packing for the Annapurna base camp trek.

General

  • Four seasons sleeping bag (we provide you one if required and it to be returned after the trek).
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all your gear and this will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your personal things such as camera, water, things that you need for the day and this is carried by you.
  • A small lockable bag to keep your extra stuff that you do not use on trek and this can be kept at the hotel in Kathmandu or in Pokhara and get return after you return from the trek.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have and it is returned at the end of the trek).
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts 2-3 pieces
  • Light weight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pair of quick-drying nylon hiking shorts
  • A pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • Four pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair light trekking shoes or sandals for camp/lodges
  • A water bottle
  • Head/torch Light
  • A medium size towel
  • Walking poles (optional)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • We recommend to consult with your doctor for medication suggestions to take for these regions.

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies) - these extra passport photos are necessary to obtain the trekking permits.
  • Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip balm at least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  • Sun cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  • Pocket knife
  • Water purification Iodine tablets (optional)
  • Toiletry kit and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.