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Annapurna Panorama Trek

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Trip Code : DH/T-02
Destination : Annapurna Panorama Trek
Duration : 14 Days
Grading : Easy-Moderate grading info
Best Season : Round the year

Annapurna Panorama Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations also known as Annapurna Poon Hill trek that provides us an opportunity to discover the beauty of Annapurna region. This adventurous trek of Annapurna Panorama is an unfolding with dramatic profiles of some of the impressive and highest mountains in Annapurna range. This region is filled with astonishing mountain peaks such as; Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m), Manaslu(8157m), Annapurna I(8091m), Machhapuchhre (Fishtail, 6993m) and other various mountains along the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge from Poon hill are indeed unimaginable.

Well-trodden routes of Annapurna take us to the natural paradise as it let us to view incredible altitude range and mixed climate temperate on the background of Himalaya’s panorama. The route of this Annapurna is filled with lush and rhododendron forests and fabulous Himalayan settlements of Ghandruk where we can get chances to observe the native lifestyle of Mountains people and their unique culture and traditions. People of this region are so friendly and welcoming that also make your trek worth visiting. It is a finest short trek and Poon hill is the major attraction of this trek, which offers you to enjoy with nature without any altitude sickness. Poon Hill is famous for its striking viewpoint which let you witness and admire the glory of golden sunrise amidst the towering peaks of Annapurna. That tantalizing moments in a peaceful environment with the birds chirping is really amazing that make this one of the best choices in your life that you ever had experienced.

Annapurna Panorama trek begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and after exploring paradise city Pokhara we will officially begin our trek from Phedi towards Pothana to Ghorepani Poon Hill following the route of Tadapani and Ghorepani.

Short Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 04: Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1990m/6527ft)  
Day 05: Pothana (1990m) to Landruk (1565m)
Day 06: Landruk (1565m) to Ghandruk Village(1940m/6360ft)
Day 07: Trek Ghandruk to Tadapani (2710m/8891ft)
Day 08: Tadapani to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft)
Day 09: Ghorepani to Ghara (1700m) via Poonhill (3210/10531ft)
Day 10: Ghara to Tatopani (1190m)
Day 11: Tatopani Drive to Pokhara (823m/2700ft) via Kusma (1500m)
Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 13: Kathmandu rest day and farewell dinner
Day 14: Final Departure
 

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Stunning 360 degrees view of the Annapurna, Daulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak.
  • Cross dramatic river gorges above the Kali Gandaki River
  • Passing Poon Hill, Ghandruk, Tatopani
  • Exploring the beautiful Gurung Villages
  • Trek through greenery rhododendron and Pine forest.
  • Hike up to Poonhill to watch sunrise and sunset
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Macchapuchre etc.
  • Visit Ghorepani, Gurung museum and enjoy ethnic Gurung culture Walk through the forests of bamboo, rhododendron, pine, and juniper
  • Witness the largest suspension bridge over the Kali Gandaki River

Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival

Once you arrive at Kathmandu airport, our representative will greet you and he/she will transfer you to your hotel where you can rest and be fresh. In the evening, you can visit Thamel, a tourist hub area in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
 

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing

Today we will manage you to visit major world heritage site in Kathmandu Valley. They are; famous Pashupatinath Temple, Temple of god Shiva, Syambhunath also called Monkey temple popular for the great views of Kathmandu Valley, largest Boudhanath Stupa and royal Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, you will be prepared about all the essential factors for further trekking. Overnight at Kathmandu in the same hotel.

Day 3 : Kathmandu to Pokhara

As morning raises, you can have early breakfast and take an air flight to Pokhara. Around 30-minute flight let you breathtaking aerial views of green and white snow-capped mountains below the ground. As you arrive at Pokhara, you can discover paradise city Pokhara and enjoy with nature. Pokhara is also a gateway of Annapurna Region Trek. Overnight at Pokhara.
 

Day 4 : Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana

Early morning after having breakfast, we can make our short drive towards the starting point of our trek(Phedi). From Phedi we will begin our trekking to Dhampus village, it takes around 1 ½ hours to reach Dhampus village through the beautiful terraced field. Around 2 hours further, the trail takes us to Pothana, situated at the elevation of 1990m. Pothana is a small but beautiful village, surrounded by the jungle with an astonishing view of Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) and Annapurna South. Overnight at Pothana.

Day 5 : Pothana (1990m) to Landruk (1565m)

In this day, after early breakfast, we continue out a trail through ups and down in the dense jungle until reaching Deurali. After this we head downwards towards Tolka for our lunch. We can witness amazing views of the valley, Modi Khola (River), Annapurna South and various villages such as Gandruk. From Tolka to Landruk we follow the upwards and downwards going trail for about 2 hours until reaching Landruk Gurung village, our overnight destination of the day.

Day 6 : Landruk to Ghandruk Village

Today we are heading towards Ghandruk, a famous Gurung village. We start after breakfast by heading down towards the Modi Khola (river), here we will cross the metal bridge and follow the trail steeply upwards all the way towards Ghandruk. Depending on our arrival time, we can explore around this amazing village filled with cultural buildings and even their own Gurung museum. Also spectacular are the mountain views of: Machhapuchhre and the Himal Chuli. Overnight stay at Ghandruk.

Day 7 : Trek Ghandruk to Tadapani

After early breakfast, today, we will climb up to Tadopani, situated at the summit of 2710m. Our trail will be through the beautiful forest of Oak, Rhododendron and other various flora. Around 4 hours of trekking takes you to the Tadopani, the place is also famous for an impressive view of Mt. Himchuli, Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Overnight at Tadapani.

Day 8 : Tadapani to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft)

Next morning, after early breakfast, we can walk down to the stream to the river bank and reach to the Deurali, where we can have lunch. After lunch, we will trek gradual ascend through bamboo bushes and reach to the edge of deurali pass and finally descend sharply to Ghorepani, lager Magar community from where we can have a great view of Himalayan peaks including Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Overnight at Ghorepani.

Day 9 : Ghorepani to Ghara (1700m/) via Poonhill (3210/10531ft)

Today, early in the morning we will trek towards Poon hill for the spectacular golden sunrise view along with gorgeous Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. Poon Hill viewpoint is famous for an unobstructed view of the towering Himalayan peaks. After having a great view of the Himalayas, we will return back to Ghorepani and heads towards Ghara, situated at the elevation of 1700m. The trail leads us downwards on village paths. The ethnic Gurung villages of Chitre and Shikha pass us along the way.  This day we will have clear views of Mt Daulagiri and Mt Nilgiri. Also we can enjoy beautiful terrace field landscapes and lush green valleys. It’s not long before we reach Ghara where we spent the night.

Day 10 : Ghara to Tatopani

Today, we will head downwards towards the hot springs village of Tatopani. The trail brings us on an easy down going path until we reach Gharkhola and the crossing of the Kali Gandaki River. The way is filled with small villages, orange orchards and terrace fields until reaching the river. From here we follow the road for a small hour that will lead us all the way to Tatopani. Famous for its hot springs and healing effects, it is advised to take dip and relax weary muscles. Overnight stay at Tatopani.

Day 11 : Tatopani drive to Pokhara (823m/2700ft) via Kusma (1500m)

After breakfast, we head towards Pokhara via vehicle. The way is filled with beautiful and stunning landscapes. We will pass Beni and Nayapul until reaching Kusma. Here we will take a break for our lunch and enjoy the view of the largest suspension bridge over the Kali Gandaki River. After this we head straight for Pokhara. Depending on the arrival time we can explore a little bit around the lake side in Pokhara. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 12 : Pokhara to Kathmandu

After early breakfast, we will take an air-flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Around 30 minutes flight offers you stunning mountains views. Overnight at Kathmandu in the hotel.

Day 13 : Kathmandu rest day and farewell dinner

Today, we travel the entire city of Kathmandu and explore different religious and cultural heritages including Pashupatinath Temple, Sowanbhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and others. In the evening, we’ll enjoy the farewell party with different Nepali dishes. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 14 : Final Departure

Our tour comes to an end this day. A representative will help you to reach you towards your final destination

What's included

  • Airport Pick up and Drop BY Private Vichaels..
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara Kathmandu. With private Vichaels.
  • Accommodation and Food during the trek( Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and Tee / Coffe each meal).
  • National park entry permits and TIMS Permit.
  • Guide/ Porter/ Other supporting Staff during the treak and necessary Equipment Insurance and ground transport for Staff.
  • Air Fare from Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara.
  • Medicine kit.
  • All Nepal Government Tax and Service Charge.

What's not included

  • Drink bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks), cigarettes.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Client’s personal insurance.
  • Personal Equipment
  • All personal expenses.
  • Rescue charge.
  • Tips, donations and Temple/ Monastery entry fee.
  • Excess baggages charges in domestic flights.

Published on : June 21, 2018


Die Faszination fuer Nepal wird nach einigen Reisen vielleicht
anders, aber keinesfalls weniger. Wieder einmal vielen Dank an 
Hari und sein wundervolles Team, die es erst moeglich machten, 
dass auch diese Trekkingtour rund um den Manaslu und ins Tsum Valley
wieder ein grosses Erlebnis wurde. Das rechte Mass an Abenteuer liess
die Tour nicht vermissen; beendt wurde sie, wie gewohnt ohne jegliche 
Probleme. Das Dhal Bat, das sie uns oft vorgekocht haben, werden wir 
demnaechst nachkochen

Astrid +Manfred Bock , Memmingen, Germany

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