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Annapurna Panorama Trekking

Annapurna Panorama Trekking
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Activity :
Trekking in Nepal
Country :
Nepal
Duration :
12 day(s)
Trip Grading :
Plesure
Max-Elevation :
5500 m.
Climate :
Great climates

Annapurna panorama trek commonly known as Ghorepani - Poon Hill, which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal.
The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline.
One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill, possibly the most spectacular mountain scapes 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.
Besides, during journey, you are rewarded by the natural beauties in your each & every footsteps.

Itinerary:
Day 01: Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by our Airport Representative, and transfer to hotel

Day 02: Sight seeing in KTM, Pashupati, Boudha, and Swoyambhu and preparation for the trip

Day 03: KTM – Pokhara
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara - 4-5 hours scenic drive by Private Car / van. Overnight at hotel. B.L.D.
Optional tour:A 3 hours rafting on the Trishuli river on the way to pokhara: Starts form Charaundi and that  ends at Kuringhat

Day 04: Pokhara to Ulleri 2200m 5 hrs
One hour drive to Nayapul by private Car / Van, we then begin trek to Tikhedhunga
We begin our trek from Nayapul, driving to the road head. After 15- minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that has many shops & teahouses. The trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. We then  climb steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1495m and Tikhedhunga at 1525m. Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with steep climb to Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2200m.

Day 05: Ulleri -  Ghorepani2800m 3 hours
The trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti at 2460m. After an hour walk brings you to Ghorepani at 2775m.

Day 06: Ghorepani -  Tadapani. 5 hours
This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here you will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and many others. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani.

Day 07: Tadapani – Chhomrung  1951m, 4 hours
From Tadapani the trail drops down through rhododendron and oak forests, arriving at Chhomrung for lunch. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with tremendous view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare 6097m

Day 08: Chomrong – Pothana  5.30  hours
It is easy trek to descending all the way to Kimchi and cross the river and ascending to
Landruk and Tolka and then ascent and level path to Bherikharka. From here, the trail goes steeply up to Deorali (2100m.) with a view of different mountain peaks. Now the trail gradually descends to Pothana passing through different oak forests. Pothana is a small town resided by Gurung, you can enjoy the wonderful views of various mountains from here.

Day 09: Pothana to Dhampus Phedi and drive to Pokhara  4 hours
It takes about three hours to Phedi. The Trekking trail is gently descent up to Dhampus, a village mainly inhabited by Gurung. Now you trek through flat land for some distance and steeply descend to Phedi. We then drive to Pokhara for half an hours. You will have plenty of time for boating on the Fewa Lake and shopping.

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu by BUS.

Day 11: Sightseeing in Bhaktapur city
Fare well Dinner

Day 12: Transfer to the airport for international flight

•  International and Domestic Airport pick up and drop off
• All land transfer as per itinerary
• Two 1/2 day sightseeing in Kathmandu
• 4 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
• Accommodation and 3 meals while on the trek
• Fully escorted trek with English speaking a Guide and a Porter for every two persons
• Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
• TIMS Card
• Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
• Welcome and fare dinner in Kathmandu 

• 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
• Sleeping bag  and Down jacket
• Personal spending money

 

Tour Region: -

Annapurna Panorama

Total Days

12  Days

Treks days

Day 3 to Day 9 ( KTM – KTM)

Best season: -

September to December & Feb to May.

Transportation: -.

By tourist bus / private

Accommodation:-

Hotel, Resort & tea house

Grade: -

Easy

Trekking style: -

Tea house

Highest access of the trek

: 3210 Poon Hill

Culture:

Gurung, Magar, Thakali

Himalayan sights:

Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Ranges  and Fishtail and many others

Trek distance

95  Km Approx

Attraction:

Close Mountain View, Villages

 

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