Annapurna Sunrise View Trek

USD600 per person

ZAR 7,898.34 (approximately, depending on exchange rate)

10 Nights

Annapurna Panorama Trek is one of the shortest and easiest treks in the Annapurna region suitable for all types of travelers. It offers superb views of Himalayan peaks and experience of trekking in the Himalayas.

Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop off service
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-kathmandu transportation
  • Trekking Guide and Trekking porter(Two participant 1 porter, Porter carry 25 Kg )
  • Accommodation during the trekking
  • hotel  in Kathmandu
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks (if required)
  • Trekking permit of National park,
  • TIMS(Trekking Information Management System )
  • Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
  • First aid kit
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program in typical Traditional Nepali restaurant

Excludes

  • Personal expenses, foods
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, extra accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Single supplementary (per person accommodation  USD 50) Per night
  • During the trekking single supplementary is USD 100
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Extra Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu other than mentioned in Itinerary

 

The trekking trail runs through the lower part of the Annapurna region, through the woods of pine, rhododendron and juniper. The main objective of this trek is to reach the village of Ghorepani (2874m) and hike up to Poonhill (3210m). Ghorepani is a small village amidst forest with stunning array of rhododendron flowers and warming hospitality and culture of ethnic Gurung community. You can also visit the Gurung Museum and buy local handicrafts to support the local economy.

 

Poonhill, one of the most popular hill station in the Annapurna region offers a mesmerizing sunset and sunrise views over the Himalayan peaks. Aside from Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaualgiri (8167m), other stunning peaks you can observe include Annapurna South (7219m), Nilgiri (7061m) Macchapuchre (6993m), Hiunchuli (6441m) etc.

 

The Annapurna Panorama Trekking can be done round the year however the Himalayan views are most clear during Spring and Autumn season. The trek begins at Nayapool in Pokhara and ends at Jhinu village.

 

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

Based on your arrival time, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes will reach Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome and receive you. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax and in the evening a welcome dinner program will be organized at a Nepali restaurant. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2

Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu Valley

After enjoying morning breakfast, you will be picked by your guide from the hotel and take around Kathmandu for sightseeing. You will visit world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambunat and Bouddhanath. In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 3

Kathmandu to Pokhara

You will take a 30 min flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The flight will be short and scenic. Or alternatively you can drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 6 hours. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 4

Pokhara to Tikhe Dhunga(1491m)

Your trekking starts from today. After breakfast, you will drive to Naya Pul, the starting point of your trek. The trek quickly enters a village trail following Modi Khola. A 2 hour trek will reach you to the small town of Birethanti. En-route you will pass through Sudami before reaching Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight in Tikhe Dhunga.

Day 5

Tikhe Dungha Trek to Ghorepani (2850m)

Continue your trek ahead through rhododendron and oak forests. You will be crossing through numerous streams to reach Nangethanti where you will have lunch. From here it is another 2 hours walk to Ghorepani. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 6

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m)

The trek to Poon Hill is perhaps the most popular part of this trek. Poonhill at 3210m is the most popular viewpoint to watch Annapurna, Fishtail and Dhaualigir peaks. It will take around 1.5 hrs to be atop the Poonhill from Ghorepani. Return to to Ghorepani and have a sumptuous breakfast before heading towards to Tadapani via Banthanti. Overnight in Tadapani.

Day 7

Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m)

The trail from Tadapani to Ghandruk is much of downhill through forests of rhododendron and juniper. Ghandruk is a famous Gurung Vilage which hosts Annapurna conservation office and Gurung museum. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 8

Ghandruk to Tolka (1790m)

Leaving Ghandruk behind we will head towards Modi Khola and cross it over a suspension bridge. The trail then climbs up to Landruk, another Gurung village, characteristics of its oval shaped houses. It is another 1 hour trek before reaching Tolka village. Overnight in Tolka.

Day 9

Tolka to Phedi and Pokhara

You have two options to return today. You can either trek from Tokla to Nayapul via the village of Deurali or return to Phedi vai Pothana. Both Nayapul and Pothana touches the highway that takes us back to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 10

Fly or drive back to Kathmandu

If you would like to take a flight back to Kathmandu, you can go to the Pokhara airport in the morning and board on a flight. Or else, drive back to Kathmandu on a scenic highway route. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 11

Departure from Kathmandu

Depending on the time of your departure, our representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport.

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