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The moderate trip is between the mediums and strenuous, the increasing altitude is the main harder part of this grade, altitude goes up to 5500meters, it requires the good physical fitness and health conditions.
The Annapurna Circuit biking trail is one of best biking route of Nepal. The incredible beauty, the dramatic landscapes and of the legendary people inhabiting this remote and mystical land always fascinates the bikers the starting path is in the lowland through terrace field and villages.
The Annapurna Circuit biking trail is one of best biking route of Nepal. The incredible beauty, the dramatic landscapes and of the legendary people inhabiting this remote and mystical land always fascinates the bikers the starting path is in the lowland through terrace field and villages. Once enter the misty subtropical jungle, and continue through the pine forest to enter spectacular typical Himalayan landscape, naked rocks and snow capped high Himalaya.
Enjoying with nature, reach Manang, a high Himalaya settlement for generations. And on the trail, we meet with various monastery and mane stone. On a special day, we can see traditional dance of the lamas. A spectacle of at and magic with monks dress, wearing the mask of demons, playing drums in the shadow of enormous mountains. And finally reached at highest passes of the Nepal, Thorang La pass (5416m), paddling continues and crosses the one of the famous pilgrimage site Muktinath.
Our Airport Representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel on a private tourist vehicle. Overnight at a hotel
At around 8 am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your guide. Please make sure to bring the passport, 3 copies of PP size photos, and travel insurance copy. This meeting is the final for briefing and preparation for the trip. After the meeting, day tour will start. Our guide will take you three must visit sites of Kathmandu. Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines, where we see Buddhist monks praying in the monasteries. Another is Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu pilgrimages site, located on the bank of holy river Bagmati. And the last one is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, an ancient royal palace built in centuries ago.
Early morning drives to Beshisahar, which is the starting point of our trip. Prepare the equipment, porters and optional warm up ride.
The path soon turns to jeep track and along the Marshyangdi River. We steeply gain in elevation.
Today is the perfect introduction of more thrilling riding in coming days. Overnight at a guesthouse
Road Condition: Off-road 30%, Paved Road 70%
The first about 7km jeep track rides and the track will finish, where push and carrying the bike up the steep rocky trails and finally 1km descent in the valley surrounding Tal. The remoteness and marvelous site always fascinate us. Overnight at a guesthouse
Road Condition: Off-road 100% Rideable: 70%
After leaving the Tal, there is a Mani Wall, these should always be passed on the clockwise. Along the road, we pass the green corn, barley and potatoes field and the valley becomes narrow again. From Tal to Danaku it involves large percent of push and carries. Once we cross the Danaku then the most rideable path with the closer view of snow-capped peaks and reach Chame, where we can enjoy and feel relax. Overnight at a guesthouse
Today we ascend through the pine forest, and the dirt trails lead you through villages and settlements and get the opportunity locals, peoples. Overnight at guesthouse
The path goes through a dense forest in a steep, narrow valley. Continue trail along the river to Pisang, where the altitude is enough to bring the symptoms of AMS. We will pass through Humde and Varga with its monastery rooted in Tibetan religion.
Overnight at a guesthouse
Rest day and acclimatization in Manang Today is the acclimatization day.
Cycling is being tough because of altitude and steadily climb up. Today we are heading toward Yak Kharka at the altitude of 4,010m from the sea level. We have to go slowly and enjoying the scenery and culture. Overnight at a guesthouse
The day by day we get higher altitude that makes our ride very strenuous, as we reach Thorong Phedi. It is very important to prepare mentally and physically for the highest climb of the following day. The hill surrounding scenery impresses and encourages riding. Overnight at a guesthouse
Early morning we have to cross Thorong- La Pass because the trail windy later making it difficult to cross the pass. It takes approximately 4 hours to reach the top, which is about 3km, and 100% carry for bikers. Once we reach the top the path descends rapidly on a very steep slope, it is a technical riding. In about 45 minutes we reach to Muktinath (3,800m) and enter the medieval village of Kagbeni before Mustang.
Today we descend to tropical lowland from snow-capped peaks. Leaving the Kagbeni the trail follows a wide riverbed leading into the Jomsom. The trail then follows the rough jeep tracks descending through villages Marpha and Khopang. Overnight at a guesthouse
The path is becoming less rocky, from the Beni the track undulating which follows the course of the river, passes through paddy field and take a vehicle and transfer to Pokhara.
Today we will have full day sightseeing in Pokhara. The places we visit are Fewa Lake, Bagnes Lake, Devis waterfall, museums, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave. You will have a relaxing evening. Overnight at a hotel
Today we will back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus.
The trip concludes. Our Airport Representative will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.
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Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travelers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start to adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves a severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will every day advise you about your health conditions, requirements, and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also, we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid of the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that youre having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy, and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, the patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen, and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that builds up the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heartbeat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, the bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if the patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be used to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Annapurna Circuit. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in the daytime, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult