Annapurna Two Pass Private Guided Trek

The Annapurna two-pass trek is a two weeks long trek. This trek is ideal for those trekkers who have time and appetite to venture into some of the less trodden remote regions of Nepal beyond the regular trekking routes. The difficulty level of the trek is moderate. But this Annapurna two-pass trek is not for the beginners as it includes two of the high passes to cross. Similarly, trekking having previous trekking experience and normal physical fitness level can complete the trek easily.

Thorong La Pass and Kang La Pass are the two passes which you will be crossing during this trek. The elevation of Thorong La Pass is 5,416 meters whereas the altitude of the Kang La Pass is 5,315 meters above sea level. Both of these passes are located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Meanwhile, ACAP permit, TIMS card and a restricted permit are required to cross both of these high passes.

per adult from

$3,125

NZD

Duration

14 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • All arrival and departure at Kathmandu airport as mentioned.
    • Private transfer (Kathmandu/Koto/Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu) as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • 2-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per the trek itinerary.
    • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
    • Lunch and Dinner from trek start day to trek end day.
    • All necessary paper works. (National Park Entry Permits and TIMS Card)
    • English speaking licensed trek guide.
    • Porter during the trek. (Can carry 20KG Baggage of 2 people)
    • Lodge or Tea house accommodation during the trek.
    • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
    • All government and local taxes.
    • Guide and Porter’s salary, food and accommodation during the trek.
    • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your traveller’s insurance company
    • Sleeping bag, duffle bags and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    • Farewell Nepali dinner on your last night.
    • Entry/Admission - Thorung High Camp
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD)
    • International flight ticket.
    • Travel health insurance. (Recommended)
    • Tips for the guide, porter and driver.
    • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
    • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
    • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
    • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boudha Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple

  • Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival, Transfer to Hotel

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

    At 06:00 PM: In the evening we will meet for a coffee and will brief you the details of your trek program.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and Trek Preparation

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    This is another major historical places to see in Kathmandu. It offers wonderful places It is impressive and wonderful. There are a lot of places to see in Kathmandu Durbar Square premises. The wonderful temples and cultural sites give astounding experience in the heart of Kathmandu valley. This is the ancient royal palace of Nepal. Many cultural practices performed in this Durbar square. It takes around two hours to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu 44620 Nepal
    The Swayambhunath temple is one of the holiest Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal, residing in the western part of Kathmandu valley. Swayambhunath also known as ‘Monkey Temple’. This is the best place to see the entire city, as it is located in the top of the hill. Buddhists and Hindus both perform and worship here. There are a lot of small temples and monasteries to see around Swayambhunath temple. The wonderful views from the Swayambhunath temple are wonderful and it has huge significance as well.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Boudha Stupa, Buddha Stupa, Boudhanath Sadak, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    The Stupa is belongs to Buddhists. It has great architectural values, ancient Buddhism philosophy and the Historical aspects. This Stupa is made up in a Mandala shaped area and has a giant dome. It is the center hub of Buddhism in Nepal and is surrounded by hundreds of monasteries. Lichchavi rulers renovated the staple during 8th century, which has made on the shape of a Mandala. This is one of the most popular holy sites for Buddhist followers inside the Kathmandu valley. It is one of the important artefacts of Kathmandu valley. The total time spent at this temple will be around one and a half hours.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Pashupatinath temple is a highly revered temple of Kathmandu valley. There are a lot of places to see around Pashupatinath temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple offers wonderful spiritual experiences and surroundings. It is situated 3 km northwest of Kathmandu on the banks of the Bagmati River, including many holy areas Deupatan, Jaya Bageshwori, Gaurighat (Holy Bath), Kutumbahal, Gaushala, Pingalasthan and Sleshmantak forest. There are around 492 temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) to explore.
    It is also a cremation site on the raised platform along the Bagmati River, where the last rites of Hindus are performed. The total time for Sightseeing around the Pashupatinath temple will be about two hours.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Drive to Koto

    Stop At: Koto 33500, Nepal
    At 06:30 AM: Have your breakfast at the hotel and be ready for your drive to koto. We will start our journey through Prithivi highway and move towards Besi Sahar from Dumre. Driving through the Marshyangdi river we will reach Chamje. Mamansu and some other mountains can be seen from here and gradual up and down to koto.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Trek to Meta

    Stop At: Annapurna Region, Annapurna Region, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    At 07:00 AM: After breakfast, We will start our journey towards Phu village. Today we enter the restricted area of Nar Phu valley with pack lunch. Following the Nar Khola and Greenland forest. The trail is adventurous with rocky trail and a long walk to Meta. We walk through a steep and constrictive path through the dense forest, after crossing the river the trek leads to pass the beautiful pine forest with wide waterfall before arriving Meta village. You can also see mesmerizing mountain views like Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Trek to Nar Village

    Stop At: Nar, Nepal
    At 07:00 AM: Will enter a narrow gorge and then descend down to the river. We will follow the trail that heads north. We will climb steeply before descending gently towards a series of deserted buildings and large chortens. Pass a line of wonderfully painted, bamboo-topped chortens on the way into the ancient village. From here we will cross a suspension bridge to arrive at the village of Phu. we will see some mountains of Annapurna ranges. Even though Nar is not far from the main Annapurna trail, it is rarely visited by trekkers and is about as picturesque as it gets.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Trek to Ngwal via Kang La pass

    Stop At: Ngawal 33500, Nepal
    At 06:00 AM: Today we start early to cross Kangla Pass. On our way to Kang-La, we may come across some yak herder’s camps. We will climb towards the top of the pass that is decorated with many prayer flags. From the top, we will have good views of Annapurna III and IV, Machhapuchhre (Fish-Tail), Tilicho Peak and the entire Manang valley. We will descend from the top to reach the village of Ngawal. Ngawal is a wonderful old village with a Buddhist school to teach monks, prayer wheels and beautiful architecture.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Trek to Manang

    Stop At: Manang, Manang, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    At 07:00 AM: Leaving Ngawal we will follow the trail that descends to flat fields along the banks of Marsyangdi River. We will trek through forested area passing through Mugji to arrive at the 500 years old village of Braga and then continue trekking to reach Manang. Manang is a wide U-shaped valley which hangs between two lines of snow peaks. This grand spot from a ridge offers scenic views of the valleys, Hongdre village with its short air-strip and the great peaks of Gangapurna, Annapurna II, III, Tilocho, Chuli, and Pisang.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Trek to yak kharka

    Stop At: Yak Kharka, Tanki Manang 33500, Nepal
    At 07:00 AM: We will follow the trail that turns north and then climb a stone wall with a gate that stops domesticated livestock from leaving the grazing grounds of high pastures. From there we will gradually descend towards a suspension bridge over the Ghyanchang Khola. The trail heads up in the barren windswept terrains with juniper bushes along the way. From here an hour’s moderate walking will lead us towards Yak Kharka.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Trek to High camp

    Stop At: Thorung High Camp, Tanki Manang 33500, Nepal
    At 07:00 AM: The trail from Yak Kharka leads to a slow climb up to reach the last settlement of Ledar. The trail then winds up offering grand views of Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Tilache and the close-up view of Chuli peaks. After around one hour of trekking from Ledar, we will descend towards the wooden bridge over the Kone Khola. You will continue along a zig-zag track towards Upper Phedi or High Camp.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 10: Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass

    Stop At: Muktinath, Muktinath, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    At 05:00 AM: We will start early for the crossing of the challenging Thorong La Pass, to avoid the strong winds at the pass after midday. We will climb steeply up towards a watercourse before climbing through another large gully formed by the melt of Thorong Peak. From there we will continue climbing across undulating moraine towards the top of the Thorong Pass. After reaching an altitude of 5,416 meters at Thorong-La. You can catch the best views of the northern Annapurna, Damodar, Bhrikuti and Dhaulagiri range of mountains from Thorong La. From the top, we will descend steeply towards the grassy meadows and further to a very important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists – Muktinath. This will be the longest day in terms of trekking. You will trek 7-8 hours this day.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom via Kagbeni

    Stop At: Jomsom, Jomsom, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    At 07:00 AM: Muktinath temple is the ultimate destination for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. The temple is home to waterspouts where freshwater pours out channelled from the streams above the temple. After spending time at Muktinath temple, we start our journey towards KagBeni where we will have our lunch. Kagbeni is a village that has many memorial stupas and a small monastery. After a lunch break at Kagbeni, we will move towards Jomsom. The trail to Jomsom from Kagbeni cuts through windy areas on the Kali Gandaki Valley Jomsom is the main administrative centre and headquarter of Mustang.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 12: Drive to Pokhara

    Stop At: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    At 07:00 AM: After breakfast, We will start our journey towards Pokhara. The road follows the Kaligandaki River all the way to Beni Bazar. You cross the Marpha, Kalopani, Ghasa, Tatopani than reach Beni Bazar which is also the headquarter of Myagdi district. After about 2 hours of the ride, we will reach Kushma which is the headquarter of Parbat district. After Beni Bazar, the road is black covered so it’s a nice drive to Pokhara within 3-4 hours. Upon yours arrive in Pokhara transfer to hotel in Lake Side area.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    At 07:00 AM: It takes approximately four to five hours drive to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara. We drive over the Prithvi Highway which offers scenic hilly zigzag roads while driving along the banks of Trishuli River. The daily activities of the local people can be seen along the road when we pass through numerous villages and towns before finally arriving back to Kathmandu. You will get shopping time in Kathmandu and we will have a farewell Nepali dinner together.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 14: Departure

    Stop At: Tribhuvan International airport, Sinamangal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    You will be free until your flight time; We will drop you at Kathmandu Airport 3 hour before your flight.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Thameleshwor Mahadev Temple, Leknath Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our office representative will be waiting outside the arrival gate holding your name card. We will provide you with our contact details.Airports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Departure Time :
    6:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Altitude Himalaya

Activity ID: V-150845P60

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