Aug 23 - Aug 29, 2018 | Change

Classic finish via Poon Hill side trek (7 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

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Highlights: Muktinath, Kagbeni, Marpha, and Poon Hill

Difficulty: challenging
Classic finish via Poon Hill
Starting at $239 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees
$30.04 /day per person for guide
+ $28 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Sherpana prices are based on group size. We refund you the difference if more people join your trek.
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Included Services
  • Permits ACAP
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, and insurance

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If you do not specify a guide, a request will be sent to all available guides (once a payment is made and the trek is confirmed). Once confirmed, you can choose from the guides who indicated that they would like to lead your trek, or ask us to recommend a guide.

For the satisfaction of doing the full Annapurna circuit, continue through the villages of lower Mustang and follow the rushing Gandaki River down from arid Mustang into the green middle hills. Finish the trek with a climb to the panoramic view point of Poon Hill and wave goodbye to the 8000 m peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.

Weather Conditions in August

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The peak of the monsoon is in early August and marks the wettest time of year. Be prepared for lots of rain and wet trails At higher altitudes, the weather is cool and damp. But the clouds are usually the most frustrating part of monsoon trekking. High altitude passes get lots of snow during the monsoon making some passes increasingly difficult to cross.

At a glance
On average there are 22 days with precipitation in August. The highest point on the trek is Muktinath at 3800 m. During August, expect high temperatures of around 14.6°C (58°F) and lows down to 5.6°C (42°F) at Muktinath.

Classic finish via Poon Hill Side trek
(Elevation Profile)

Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Thu Aug 23 (day 1)

Muktinath (3800 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 14.6°C (58°F) and lows of about 5.6°C (42°F) in August.

Muktinath
Fri Aug 24 (day 2)

Kagbeni (2840 m)

From Muktinath, about 3-3.5 hours via Jharkot or 6 hours via Jhong.
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.4°C (69°F) and lows of about 11.4°C (53°F) in August.

Kagbeni
Sat Aug 25 (day 3)

Marpha (2780 m)

About 4-4.5 hours from Kagbeni
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.7°C (69°F) and lows of about 11.7°C (53°F) in August.

Marpha
Sun Aug 26 (day 4)

Tukuche (2580 m)

From Marpha, about 5-6 hours via Chhairo and Chimang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 21.9°C (71°F) and lows of about 12.9°C (55°F) in August.

Tukuche

Larjung (2560 m)

About 1-1.5 hours from Tukuche
Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.0°C (72°F) and lows of about 13.0°C (55°F) in August.

Larjung

Lete (2480 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.5°C (73°F) and lows of about 13.5°C (56°F) in August.

Lete

Kalopani (2480 m)

About 2.5-3 hours from Larjung
Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.5°C (73°F) and lows of about 13.5°C (56°F) in August.

Kalopani
Mon Aug 27 (day 5)

Ghasa (2000 m)

About 2.5-3 hours from Kalopani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 25.4°C (78°F) and lows of about 16.4°C (62°F) in August.

Tatopani (1190 m)

About 6-7 hours from Ghasa
Expect typical high termperatures of about 30.3°C (87°F) and lows of about 21.3°C (70°F) in August.

Tatopani
Tue Aug 28 (day 6)

Ghorepani (2874 m)

About 6-8 hours from Tatopani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.2°C (68°F) and lows of about 11.2°C (52°F) in August.

Ghorepani
Wed Aug 29 (day 7)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 2 hours above Ghorepani, and an hour return
Expect typical high termperatures of about 18.1°C (65°F) and lows of about 9.1°C (48°F) in August.

Poon Hill

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 28.3°C (83°F) and lows of about 19.3°C (67°F) in August.

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 7-9 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 31.4°C (89°F) and lows of about 22.4°C (72°F) in August.

Public bus from Naya Pul to Pokhara (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2.00
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 32.4°C (90°F) and lows of about 23.4°C (74°F) in August.

Pokhara
you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created

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