Amazing Annapurna Panorama Trek - Pokhara

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup from the hotel in Kathmandu
  • Return Details :
    Drop to the Hotel in Kathmandu

Overview

Offering magnificent view of soaring Himalayas, Poon Hill (3210m/10,532 ft) commonly known as Annapurna Panorama trek is a popular short destination for trekkers in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Majority of the trekkers arrive here early in the morning to enjoy the enchanting sunrise views and to take a selfie with the famous Poon Hill sign.HIGHLIGHTSHike up to Poonhill to watch sunrise and sunsetSpectacular views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Macchapuchre etc.Visit Ghorepani, Gurung museum and enjoy ethnic Gurung cultureWalk through the forests of bamboo, rhododendron, pine, and juniper

Know More about this tour

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. One of the important highlights of this trip is to ascent on Poon Hill at an altitude of 3210meters. You will enjoy the most spectacular mountains on Earth. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe. During Annapurna Panorama Trekking, you will be rewarded by the natural beauties in your each and every footstep.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.
Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive KTM
Day 02: Sightseeing in the UNESCO listed sites, Pashupati, Boudhanath Stupa and Sowyambhunat Stupa
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 202 KM by Tourist Bus
Day 04: Drive to Nayapol then Trek to Ulleri 2200 m. 5 hrs
Day 05: Ulleri -  Ghorepani 2800m 4.30 hours
Day 06: Ghorepani -  Tadapani 2680 5  hours
Day 07: Tadapani - Ghandruk- 1951m 4 hours
Day 08: Trek to Nayapool the drive to  Pokhara 5.5 hours
Day 09: Drive back to KTM
Day 10: Sightseeing in KTM and Bhaktapur City
Day 11: Fly back Home


Inclusions

  • International Airport pick up and drop off
  • All land transfer as per itinerary
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Twin sharing accommodation at high-class tourist standard hotel on Bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation and 3 meals while on the trek
  • Professional Trekking Guide and a Porter for every two persons
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
  • Wages, equipment, insurance, and other facilities to staffs
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
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Exclusions

  • Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
  • Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Drinking hot water, How shower
  • Wifi, battery charging etc
  • Sleeping bag and Down jacket
  • Personal spending money
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu: Welcome Dinner

Meet you at the airport upon your arrival and transfer you to the Hotel. Refresh and relax in the afternoon. Your guide will come to meet you and give you a general briefing on your itinerary. Later in the evening, enjoy welcome dinner. We advise that you get to bed early.

Day 02: HALF-DAY SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU AND PREPARATION FOR THE TREK Breakfast included.

Today you will go out for sightseeing around Kathmandu right after breakfast. You will visit four world heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley, namely Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhu Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Buddha Stupa. 

Day 03: TAKE A TOURIST BUS TO POKHARA, RELAX IN THE EVENING. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Your guide will meet you at 6.00am and take you to the Tourist Bus Station at Kantipath. The ride to Pokhara is scenic as you travel alongside Trishuli and Marshyangdi rivers and through villages and towns outside Kathmandu valley. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will be transferred to your hotel. After freshening up, go out for a short boating trip in Fewa Lake. 

Day 04: DRIVE TO NAYAPUL AND TREK TO ULLERI VIA TIKHEDHUNGA

You will take a cab or private car to Nayapul and commence the trek right away. During the trek, you will traverse Birethanthi, Modi River, and Thikhedhunga, cross two suspension bridges, climb about 3000 steps to reach the lodge at Ulleri, where you stay overnight. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 05: TREK FROM ULLERI TO GHOREPANI (2860M)Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Resume trekking right after breakfast. Annapurna South and Hiunchuli peaks are visible if the weather is clear. Our trail gradually ascends and traverses dense forests of rhododendron and oak, and the villages of Banthanti and Nangethani. We spend the night in a lodge in upper Ghorepani village, near the ridge where we have beautiful panoramic views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. 

Day 06: HIKE TO POON HILL AND TREK TO TADAPANI.Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Wake up early enough and hike with a torchlight and warm clothes on for about 1.5 hours to get to Poon Hill (3210m), an ideal spot to see panoramic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges at sunrise. About an hour later, we descend to the lodge for breakfast and resume trekking to Tadapani (2650m), from where Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre peaks can be seen. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 07: TREK FROM TADAPANI TO CHHOMRONG (2200M). Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Today, we go downhill for 2 hours, cross a small stream and then gradually climb through the Gurung settlement of Gurung. After reaching Chhomrong we will relax for rest of the day. Chhomrong is a bigger settlement of the Gurung community. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 08: TREK TO NAYAPUL AND DRIVE TO POKHARA. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Today is the last day of our ABC trek. Leaving Jhinu, we firstly descend, cross the river and continue along the trail that remains almost flat all the way to Birethanti and heads to Nayapul. We then ride the already waiting car/van and get back to Pokhara. After checking into your hotel, you can spend the rest of the evening in the Lakeside area. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 09: RETURN TO KATHMANDU BY TOURIST BUS. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

You can either drive back to Kathmandu or alternatively take a 30 min flight at an additional cost. You can relax in the evening and even take a walk through the streets of Thamel for shopping. To celebrate your successful journey to Annapurna Sanctuary, we will take you out for a memorable farewell dinner in Kathmandu tomorrow evening.

Day 10: LEISURE DAY IN KATHMANDU. B/FAST & FAREWELL DINNER INCLUDED
Today you will be free in Kathmandu city; you can spend in shopping and relaxing. If time permits, and also if you are interested, we can visit a beautiful and medieval town, Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Day.10: FLYBACK HOME. Breakfast included.

Check out from the hotel, we transfer you to the airport about 3 hours before your plane takes off. We will bid a warm farewell in our own Nepali style and wish you a safe and comfortable onward journey.

 Note:

Not recommended for pregnant women

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions