Annapurna View Trek - 10 Days

Nepal

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Trip Grade
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Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m).

Once you reach the international airport in Kathmandu, our representative from Himalayan trekkers will greet and assist you towards the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2

Sightseeing Kathmandu.

Kathmandu valley is often referred to as the city of temples has many attractions. The valley has a cluster of 7 world heritage sites among which 3 are old palaces, two of those being Buddhist stupas and two major Hindu temples. We will arrange sightseeing for a few of these places as per your interest and time limit. The remaining time will be allocated for trek preparation.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Fly or Drive to Pokhara (830 m).

After breakfast, we will drive or fly to Pokhara. (You can choose either flight or driving option based on the cost you want to pay). The drive is 7 hours whereas the flight will be only 30 minutes. Pokhara is a beautiful city which is in proximity to the mountains and lakes. Overall - you will arrive in this beautiful city in no time.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min flight/ 6-7 hrs drive.

Day 4

Trek to Tikhedhunga/Ulleri (1950m).

The trek starts from Nayapul which is a 45 minutes drive from Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurna Region. After reaching Nayapul - we start walking amidst the sub-tropical valley forests filled with a variety of vegetation. Sometimes we will have to make our way through the carved trail on the edge of a cliff. After walking past Tikhedhunga, we will reach the base of the hill that leads us to our first stop for the night i.e., Ulleri. We need to climb nearly 3500 steps up to reach this beautiful village.

Accommodation: Tea house / lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 45 min drive and 4-5 hrs trek.

Day 5

Trek to Ghorepani (2875m).

After breakfast, we will start our trek along the road that leads to the famed Rhodendrons forest of Ghorepani from where you can also have a glimpse of the Annapurna South hidden slightly by a ridge. We trek past tiny villages of Banthanti and Nangethanti to reach Ghorepani. Much of the population in Ghorepani belongs to the Poon, Magar communities. The entire vicinity is also the home to the largest variety of the floras including the beautiful flower - Rhododendron, which also happens to be the national flower of Nepal.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 6

Trek to Poon Hill (3210m) - Tadapani (2630m).

Early morning we will hike for 45 minutes to reach Poonhill (3210m) giving us the magnificent views of the sun rising over the Manaslu range. After breakfast, we leave behind Ghorepani and pass through the colorful lush rhododendron forest on the stone-paved trails for nearly an hour to reach Gurung Hill - located at the similar height of Poon Hill. Here we can see the awe-inspiring view of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Dhampus Peak with surrounding peaks.

From here we continue to descend to Banthanti, which is at the ridges of the rivers and mountains. Furthermore, we will trek about an hour and a half zig-zagged roads sometimes ascending and descending to reach Tadapani, the destination of the day. Tadapani grants us the mesmerizing view of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and other small peaks. Tadapani is also famous for the rhododendron.  In spring - we can see red covered blooming rhododendron flowers everywhere and by keeping the Hiunchuli at the background and rhododendron at foreground - the view can be mouthwatering for nature lovers.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 7 hrs

Day 7

Trek to Ghandruk (1950m).

A short walk of around 3 hours is a plan for the day to reach Ghandruk from Tadapani. Our trekking trail commences through the forests filled with Oak, Bamboo and the ever beautiful Rhododendrons forests. On our way to Ghandruk - we will be accompanied by the majestic and magnificent Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range giving us some beautiful moments of its natural settings, especially the Annapurna South peak. This village is predominantly home to the Gurung community who has a very rich culture and traditions. You can also meet some Gurkhas who had served in the British Army during World War II. Since the promotion of the trekking trail, this place is famous stone-paved of Gurkha settlements and the culture of Gurung culture and hospitality with other minor indigenous groups of people. This place has had carried the history of the courageous Nepalese people for a long time and still holding the record.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 3 hrs

Day 8

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.

Today, we are going to end our trek at Nayapul followed by a short drive back to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, you can have a relaxing afternoon and take some stroll around the lakeside.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 5 hrs trek and an hour drive

Day 9

Fly/Drive to Kathmandu

Today either you can fly to Kathmandu which will be 30 minutes worthy flight where you can see the changing natural vegetation with Himalayan Range or you can drive from Pokhara. The drive will be scenic and you will get an opportunity to experience the landscape of Nepal.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min flight or 7 hrs drive.

Day 10

Final departure.

The trip concludes today. Our airport representative will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal to your hometown.

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Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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