18-day Trek to Annapurna Peak

Join IFMGA/UIAGM certified mountain guide Matteo on a dream 18-day trek to the stunning Annapurna Peak in the Himalayas!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

18 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    In Sanskrit, Annapurna means “she who is full of food”.  Annapurna Devi is also a Goddess of abundance. And of course, the Annapurna range represents her, holds her temple, is abundant. From rice fields to forests, waterfalls and cliffs, this mountain range in the Nepalese Himalayas has it all. It is no surprise then that so many explorers and adventurers have voted it the best long distance trek in the world. But of course, it is not easy, and requires proper guidance. On this stunning 18-day trek, I will show you one of the world’s most beautiful trekking circuits.

    Our trip begins in Kathmandu, a beautiful city which we will also have time to explore. Then, we will take a jeep to Beshishar which will lead us to Chame, the starting point of our trek. From there we will walk every day between 5 to 8 hours discovering the landscapes and cultures along the way. When we reach Manang we will spend some time acclimatising as we will be covering elevation levels of up to 6000 meters when we get to Thorong Peak! Consequently, it is important to have a good fitness level and proper equipment.

    Of course, I will be there every step of the way to guide and help you. We will also have porters to help carry our things and meals will be included. This means that you will be able to focus on your trekking and on enjoying this wonderful experience!

    Are you ready to discover the beautiful Annapurna in Nepal? Then book your place now and please join me on this once in a lifetime experience where you will see abundance all around you!

    I also organise ski tours in Iceland and rock climbing expeditions in Greece!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    3500 EUR

    Group of 2
    3400 EUR

    Group of 3
    3300 EUR

    Group of 4
    3200 EUR

    Group of 5
    3100 EUR

    Group of 6
    3000 EUR

    Group of 7
    2900 EUR

    Group of 8
    2800 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
    • Permit and entrance fees
    • Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     Prices are per person. INCLUDED: Annapurna circuit permit, accommodation in Kathmandu (3 star hotel) - a porter per person, transfer from Kathmandu airport to the Hotel in Thamel, accommodation and food during the whole trekking circuit, helicopter rescue, the logistic organization of the Nepal team, an Italian mountain guide fluent in English, technical equipment (rope, crampons, piolect), satellite phone for rescue. NOT INCLUDED: Flights to and from Kathmandu, drinks, 2 dinners in Kathmandu. What is excluded from the price? the ticket fly from your city to Katmandu a/r, drink during the trekking, 2 dinner in Katmandu
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu- Transfer to Thamel
    • Day 2Kathmandu city - Thamel - Durban Square
    • Day 3Kathmandu - Besisahar in jeep
    • Day 4Besisahar - Chame (2670 m) trekking start
    • Day 5Chame - Pisang
    • Day 6Pisang - Humde
    • Day 7Humde - Manang
    • Day 8Manang (3450 m.) - visit to the lake /Tserko Ri pass and return to Manang
    • Day 9Relax day in Manang
    • Day 10Manang - Yak Kharka (4050 m)
    • Day 11Yak Kharka - Thorong Phedi (4450 m.)
    • Day 12 Thorong Phedi - Thorong La Pass (5450 m.)
    • Day 13Climb to Thorong Peak (6144 m.)- Muktinath
    • Day 14Second summit day
    • Day 15Muktinath - Tatopani
    • Day 16Tatopani - Pokhara in jeep - hotel
    • Day 17Pokhara day and then Pokhara- Kathmandu
    • Day 18Free day in Kathmandu
    • Day 19Departure
     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Kathmandu

    More info

    It is important that everyone who joins the trek has adequate clothing, including down jacket (minimum 700 gr. 90/10 cuin), big gloves, boots for altitude, sunglasses protection 4, gore-tex jacket, over trousers, etc.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I live in the mountain for 300 days every year, I'm expecialized in trip around the world from Jordan (Wady rum for climbing) to Himalaya summit, during the summer I usually to work in the Alps (Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa) but during the autumn is a must to fly in Kalymnos to climbing.

    I'm a guide from 2006 and from 2008 I work in Italy in mountain rescue Helicopter and I specialized in avalanche explosive working-from 2015, I become a teacher of italian mountain guide.

     
     
    FROM 2800 EURper person
     

     

    What People are Saying about Matteo Canova

     

    3 days for beginners, 2 days for more experimented .. and depending on the logging, difficulty increases ... should be more visible .. Booking was made personally but not by the organization team Pros: - Andreas’s skill as a guide, impressive - knowledge of the mountain - calm and patience Cons : - preparation required from Tete Rousse vs Goûter .. better information needed - extra costs related to the summit .. food, lift, trains , ....
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    We were very satisfied with the whole experience. Our guide Matteo was very experienced and taught us a lot during the short trip. He looked after us and made sure that we felt secure even on the most dangerous stages of the ascent and descent. I cannot express enough how happy we were with Matteo\'s support and guidance. He was very professional during the whole trip and also very jovial and kept us a good company. His knowledge of the mountains and mountaineering is exceptional and I wouldn\'t hesitate to recommend him to anyone wishing to climb in the Alps.
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    Maz Macys
    We were a bit unlucky with the weather, so we didn\'t summit. But given the conditions, I think we did the best we could, we\'ve scaled some smaller peaks and practiced our spline skills. Matteo is great guide, highly recommend.
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    Vladimir Kamotski
     

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