Annapurna Panorama Trek

  • USD 625 Per Person
  • 10 Days

Over can enjoy the view of nature. The route goes through various ethnic groups, culture, snow-capped hills, dense forest, etc. For those people who want to enjoy the most beautiful sunrise, sun rays scattering on the snow you must give a try to Annapurna panorama treks. Annapurna panorama treks are different from Annapurna circuit and Annapurna base camp trek because Annapurna panorama trek is a trek along the foot of the Annapurna Mountain. It has relatively shorter route than another Annapurna trek. There are numerous of viewpoint in the route such as Poon hill where the nature can be observed.

The trekker varies starting from the Pokhara city, Pokhara from Kathmandu can be reached by a short flight or 5-6 hours straight drive from Kathamandu. The exact starting point of the trek is Nayapul, Walking along the bank of Bhurungdikhola. Trek involves climbing continuous steady steep stone staircase, dense, beautiful rhododendron forest. Viewpoints on the route gives the clear spectacular and heart touching view of Mt Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapauchhare and Nilgiri. In addition to the mountain villages such as Ghandruk, Gorepani etc. can also be enjoyed. Among all of the view points Poon hill is considered the best as it gives almost all the view of the mountain for Annapurna range. Ghandruk, Gorepani and other village have the facility of home stay.

The spectacular view is best reflected in season like autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). During autumn and spring season the weather is warm and panoramic view of Mt Annapurna, Machhapuchhere can be observed. During winter (December, January and February) the weather is very cold and challenging for trekker due to harsh weather. In spite the cold weather the Annapurna panorama treks are possible, but view might be obstructed due to cloud. Other than these seasons, summer and monsoon season (June to August) risk of avalanche, land sliding, slipping and unfavorable weather are encountered.

People who prefer short walk and enjoy the naturalist’s paradise can blindly give green light for this trek. Annapurna panorama trek is short as well as having very easy and simple foot trail which makes possible for the family trek with children. Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expedition is glad to operate this trek for you to make it your lifetime experience.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft).

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing, 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara, 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 04: Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana, 4hrs walk.

Day 05: Trek to Ghandruk, 6-7 hrs walk.

Day 06: Trek to Ghorepani, 5-6 hrs walk.

Day 07: Trek to Tatopani via Poonhill (3,210m/10,531ft), 6-7 hrs walk.

Day 08: Drive to Pokhara, 4-5 hrs drive.

Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu, 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 10: Departure.

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Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu

Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a bit rest,  then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip details.

Day 02: Trek preparation day

Today our tour guide will come to meet you at the hotel at 09.00 AM. The tour guide will introduce you then take you to the world heritage sites. He will describe you about the history, cultures and so on about all the monuments. After visiting the world heritage sites, our manager will meet you again and take a feedback about the day trip, then take you to the most famous typical restaurant for well come dinner to show the cultural program.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Today you are heading to Pokhara. One of the most beautiful city of Nepal and very much touristy place. Our guide will come to pick up you at your hotel, then take you to the tourist bus station. The bus journey about six to seven hours, including breakfast and lunch break. While you are driving on the highway, you will enjoy to the country sites, rivers and the mountains, like as Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and the Annapurna. Once you arrived in Pokhara, our guide drops you to the hotel, then he will talk about the plan for the next day trip. Today you are free, you have dinner on your own wherever you like then stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi then trek to Pothana

Drive to Dhampus Phedi then trek to Pothana. Today is your first day trek. Drive to Dhampus Phedi, trekking starting point. It takes about half an hour drive, then start your walk. The trail steep to climb about an hour, then gradually up to the Dhampus village, then after an hour more gradual to reach at Pothana. You enjoy the countryside, beautiful scenery and the magnificent view of all the Annapurna mountain, including Fish Tail then stay overnight at Pothana.

Day 05: Trek from Pothana to Ghandruk

Trek to Ghandruk. Today you trek to Ghandruk. It takes about five to six hour walk. In the beginning, the trail more gradual up until to the Deurali then drops down to the Tolka. The trail from Tolka to Landruk more easier then drop down to the Modi Khola which is coming from the Annapurna Base Camp. After crossing the bridge, you have a big climb up to Ghandruk village. The Ghandruk village very big and the people are friendly. The people of this village are famous for Gorkha soldiers. You can enjoy the mountain views from this place then stay overnight at Ghandruk.

Day 06: Trek from Ghandruk to Ghorepani

Trek to Ghorepani. Today you should walk about six hours until to the Ghorepani. The trail at the beginning of the day until  the Tadapani more gradual climb, then drop down to the small stream. Then after you have climbed again to reach to the Banthanti, might stop for lunch. The trek today, mostly walk on jungle with the Rhododendron forest. After reaching to the Deurali you should have gradual climb, then drop down to the Ghorepani at the end and stay overnight at Ghorepani.

Day 07: Trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani

Hike to Pun Hill then trek to Tatopani. Today is your most important day on this trip. Especially you may book this trip because of the Pun Hill. You should get off early in the morning to see the sun rise view from the Pun Hill at 3200m.It takes 45 minutes walk to reach the Pun Hill. Pun Hill is the best view around the world. You are not only enjoying the sun rise, but also the all the spectacular mountain views of Annapurna region, including Dhaulagiri 8367m height from the sea level. After enjoying the views and the sunrise from the Pun Hill, you should drop down to the hotel, take your breakfast then trek to Tatopani. It takes approximately five to six hours, then explore few hours in Hot Spring. There is a natural hot spring which is situated on the Bank of Kaligandaki river, you can enjoy the hot bath then stay overnight at Tatopani.

Day 08: Drive from Tatopani  to Beni then to Pokhara

Drive back to Beni then Pokhara. Today you should take the bus to Beni first, then catch another bus from Beni to Pokhara. Enjoy in Pokhara in the evening then stays overnight at Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus with our guide. It takes six hour drive. Our manager will come to meet you at the hotel, then take you for the farewell dinner at a nice restaurant. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure day

Departure for home. Our driver will depart you by car to the international airport. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.

 

Trip Includes:

  • Four nights accommodation including Kathmandu and Pokhara with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All Ground  transportation.
  • One full  day Kathmandu sightseeing by private vehicle with English speaking city tour guide if you are required.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
  • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary,accommodation and meals.
  •  welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show.(Ethnic music and dance)
  • All the necessary official documents , TIMS Permit,Trekking Permit etc.
  •  Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking Route map.
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
  • All require local and government tax.

Trip Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea / coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges , landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
  • Monument entrance fees.

: Sun Glasses

: Scarf Face Mask

: Fleece Bennie

: Sunscreen

: Cap stick

: Hand Towel

: Cold weather Down Jacket

: Wind Stopper

: Rain Coat

: Fleece Jacket and Trouser

: T-shirt (short or long selves)

: Trekking Trousers

: Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom(two pairs)

: Trekking Boots

: Socks and under wears

: Head torch

: Snow Gaiter(depends on trekking region)

: Camel Pack or water bottle

: Trekking Poles

: Day Pack minimum 25 L with side pocket to keep bottle

: Spare batteries for Camera

: Down Jacket

: Sleeping Bag

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