Rapid Annapurna Thorong La Pass is designed to address the necessity of those who want to experience the world-famous tourist destination despite their time limitations. However, shortening the trip does not mean that you will be deprived of experiencing any adventure in the Annapurna region. The trekking route takes you through the major tourist attraction in the region. You will get an opportunity to trek from low elevation to the higher level while enjoying the majestic mountains in the area. You will pass Manang district of Nepal which rich in different topography and diverse culture and traditions.
The region offers you picturesque views of oak, rhododendron forest and cascading numerous waterfalls takes you to the different world. The region is a habitat for various species of fauna. The trek covers the major destination in the region including Poon Hill (3210m) and Thorong-La-Pass (5416 m). The views from Poon Hill are panoramic.
The trek starts from a lower elevation to the highest point of the trek Thorong-La-Pass. The trail takes you to the Buddhist and Hindu kingdom. Chorten, Monasteries with prayer wheels and prayer flags take you to the world of tranquility. Besides natural beauty, you will witness the lifestyle of people of different tribes including Gurung, Thakali and Magar.
Anybody with good physical fitness can embark on this trek. Previous short trekking would be an advantage. There is a slim chance of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as our experienced and professional team members take care of you the entire trek and respond to any difficulties promptly.
Hence, Rapid Annapurna Thorong-La-Pass Trek is a mixture of nature, tradition and unique alpine topography and it would be a trek of your life for sure.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Drive to Bhulbhule (840m) 8 hour
Day 03: Trek to Jagat (1300m)
Day 04: Trek to Bagarchap (2160m)
Day 05: Trek to Chame (2670m)
Day 06: Trek to Pisang (3300m)
Day 07: Trek to Manang (3540m)
Day 08: Trek to Ledar (4200m)
Day 09: Trek to Thorong High Camp (4925m)
Day 10: Thorong High Camp to Muktinath (3760m) through Thorong La Pass (5416m)
Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2720m)
Day 12: Drive to Pokhara (820m) and free day in Pokhara
Day 13: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 14: Depart Kathmandu
Airport pick up and drop service in a private vehicle
Welcome dinner and farewell dinner.
Twin-sharing accommodation in Kathmandu ( 2 nights) and Pokhara ( 1 nights) at a three star standard hotel that includes breakfast
Accommodation during the trekking in a teahouse/Lodge
All three meals on the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner), fruits after dinner and tea/coffee (3 times a day)
Tourist coach drive to Bhulbhule and from Pokhara (air ticket or private vehicle can be arranged on the client’s behalf upon request)
Government certified English speaking trekking guide
The entire cost of the staff members involved in the trek (their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation)
Porters (one porter for every two trekkers) and his entire expenses (salary, food, accommodation equipment, and insurance)
Charges of all necessary documentation and permits that include a permit for Annapurna Conservation Area perm, Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card
Down jackets and sleeping bags (upon request), should be returned to the company after completion of the trek.
Company’s duffel bag , and a company’s t-shirt as a souvenir.
Trekking route map
First Aid Kit (carried by a trek guide)
The arrangement of helicopter rescue service (trekker’s travel insurance must cover this expense)
All applicable federal and local taxes.
Nepal visa and International flights fare.
Dinner and Lunch in Kathmandu and Pokhara besides welcome and farewell dinner.
Expenses for your clothing and personal gears
Your personal gears and other expenses such as drinking water, soft beverages, laundry, hot drinking water on the trek, bar bills, showers, internet, and battery chargers.
Your travel insurance that covers helicopter evacuation including medical expenses and trip cancellation
Tipping to the guide, porter, and drivers
Any other costs not itemized in the "Cost Includes" are your personal expenses.
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