Dec 22 - Dec 23, 2018 | Change

via Marpha side trek (2 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

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Highlights: Marpha

Difficulty: easy
via Marpha
Starting at $99 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees
$31.15 /day per person for guide
+ $36 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

Would you like to request a specific guide?

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.

The picturesque village of Marpha sits in the shadow of Dhaulagiri. It’s a far more appealing place than nearby Jomsom, with its whitewashed Tibetan style homes and Niyingma monastery dominating the village. A pleasant place to linger after a long trek.

Weather Conditions in December

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December is probably the most underrated month to trek, one of the driest months of the year skies are often clear from sunrise to sunset. The trails and teahouses are less crowded than in November.

At a glance
On average there are 1 day with precipitation in December. The highest point on the trek is Marpha at 2780 m. During December, expect high temperatures of around 11.7°C (53°F) and lows down to -4.3°C (24°F) at Marpha.

via Marpha 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.

Sat Dec 22 (day 1)

Jomsom (2760 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.8°C (53°F) and lows of about -4.2°C (24°F) in December.

Jomsom

Marpha (2780 m)

About 4 to 4.5 hours from Kagbeni or 1 to1.5 hours from Jomsom, reachable from Muktinath in one long day (about 7 hours of walking) but preferable to break it up into two days.
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.7°C (53°F) and lows of about -4.3°C (24°F) in December.

Marpha
Sun Dec 23 (day 2)

Jomsom (2760 m)

About 1 to 1.5 hours from Marpha
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.8°C (53°F) and lows of about -4.2°C (24°F) in December.

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