Short Annapurna Trekking trails Highlights
Short Annapurna Trekking trails are an easy excursion in the lower Annapurna region of Nepal. Hiking in Annapurna is popular also for the family groups due to the outstanding Himalayan views, easy altitude and wonderful hospitality. As the trek can be done less than a week, trekkers can join city tour and jungle safari trip being comfortable with the itinerary. Poon hill (3210 meters) is the highest altitude and the best viewpoint of the trek. Similarly, Annapurna has much more family trekking and pilgrimage tour trail including Around Annapurna, Mardi Himal Trekking Trail, Muktinath trekking trail, Nar Phu Valley, Annapurna Base Camp, Upper Mustang trekking trail and Jeep tour. Let us know by Email or Whatsapp +9779851033819 now.
Annapurna short treks are embarked from Nayapul, which is a gateway of various trekking area in Annapurna. It goes through the terraced hillside and fields, where the ethnic villages are located on each side Of the trail. The steep uphill trail begins to climb to Ulleri and the trail becomes peaceful and isolated that is dominated by the dense rhododendron forest. Ghorepani is an ethnic Magar village that lies at the bottom of Poon Hill. Climbing through the stone staircase, Poon Hill offers the magnificent views of Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri (8167m), Fishtail, Nilgiri, Himchuli and the neighboring peaks. The golden sunrise view over these outstanding white peaks takes your breath away with its incredible magic. Tadapani and Ghandruk are other Gurung villages, who is one of the ethnic groups of Nepal and forward in hospitality. The Gurung museum of Ghandruk village is widely renowned and also it offers an antique taste of traveling in the countryside that has become an enticing part of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking.
Annapurna Short Trek can be done throughout the year, but spring and autumn are the best preferable seasons. With the arrangement of ACAP permit, TIMS, professional guide and supporting teams, Boundless Adventure arranges such trek. It is also suitable for the family trekking destination of Nepal, who want to hike in easy and lower altitude trail of Annapurna.
Note: We can fly by plane from Kathmandu to Pokhara or at the end of the trip from Pokhara to Kathmandu. and another hand you may go Chitwan National park or Lumbini and return back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.
Welcome to Nepal, Our company representative receives you at the international airport and drive to the hotel. You will be given a short briefing about the programs on the following days while you are check-in into the Hotel, Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (6 hours).
In the morning, the tourist bus leaves at 7 am. So, you need to report at 6.30 am. Through the winding road of Prithvi Highway, you will get chance to see the lifestyles throughout the Highway and also the green hills. Reaching Pokhara, transfer to the hotel and rest. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m).
From Pokhara, drive to Nayapul after breakfast, which takes about an hour. Then, it is about 3 hours trek to Tikhedhunga, the first day's destination via Birethanti. The route is gentle and goes through the terraced hillside. Few houses can be seen scattered and passing Hile, Tikhedhunga arrives. Overnight at lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2750m).
With a good morning breakfast, begin to walk through the stone staircase and cross the suspension bridge. The nose touching steep trail begins that lasts for a couple of hours, passing Ulleri and Banthanti. The gradual trek begins from here as the trail is dominated by the rhododendron forest. Passing a few tea houses on the way, the entrance of the Ghorepani appears. This small town is populated by my Magar ethnic community. Overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani.
It's time to get up early in the morning to hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters), which is the best viewpoint for the sunrise view over the white mountain Vistas, including MT. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and the surroundings. Descending to Ghorepani, have breakfast and begin to trek through the steep ascending through the rhododendron forest. With some up and down trail via Deurali and Banthanti, reach to Tadapani. Overnight at lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m).
Today's short and steep downhill trek begins from Tadapani after the breakfast. It is a continual climb down through the rhododendron forest. The trail is fine but steep. Reaching Bhaisikharka, take a short rest and trek down to Ghandruk, which is a short descent. Ghandruk is a famous Gurung village in Annapurna for the folk culture, Gurung museum, outstanding Himalayan views and ethnic hospitality. Overnight at lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Birethanti (1025m) and then drive back to Pokhara.
Beginning to trek down through the terraced hillside trail, the trail leads to Khimche. Jeep or bus can be found from there. Another option is to trek gradually to Birethanti and exit from Annapurna Conservation Area checking point, drive further to Pokhara, which is about an hour drive. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu.
With 6-7 hours bus drive, you reach to Kathmandu through the Prithvi Highway. Transferring in the hotel, you have the rest of the time for your personal use. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Departure.
On your departure, our representative drops you are the airport. Thank you for letting us serve you. Have a nice trip ahead.
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Short Annapurna Trekking Trails leade you up to 3110 Meters from Sea level, you need to have warm clothes with you if you need to know what do you need for such Hiking and trekking trip, click here for trekking equipment and you can take with you. But, Down jackets and sleeping bags are available to rent here in Kathmandu.
Tailor-Made Trip and Departure
Annapurna Short Trekking is an easy trip that begins from Kathmandu and Pokhara. Normally drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and overnight at Pokhara. Start by car drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and carry on,
We have some fixed departures for this trek according to the best trekking seasons. Despite that, we also organize the trekking on your suitable date. When you inform about the customize date and itinerary, we organize the best tailor-made trip for you from Kathmandu.
When you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara, you can choose from standard to five-star categories of the hotel but during the Annapurna, Short Trek, clean with basic accommodation lodges are available, which is also known as the tea house. We arrange the lodge with as every trekker staying on the guest house or Tea house, there are basic facilities except then warm wooden hitting on dining and hot water for shower in winter.
Breakfast will be included in Kathmandu and Pokhara and breakfast, Lunch and dinner are included in the trekking. Although you will be on the mountain, you can have varieties of meals that can be selected from the menu. From typical Nepali meal to Indian and continental items are available in the every tea houses or restaurants during the Annapurna Short Trekking.
We suggest you be vegetarian, have dinner and breakfast at the same guest house where you are staying during the trekking.
Normally, you can get mineral water every 20 minutes to buy and you can have IODINE tables and CHLORINE drops to put into the full bottle of water, to kill all bacteria. These iodine and Chlorine are available in every pharmacy of Nepal.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Being a moderate trek, usual walking about 5 to 6 hours during the trek is sufficient. It is including lunch hour and short break on the way…(08 to 10 mails Every day) You do need previous trekking experience. Having moderate physical fitness is suitable for the trek. But, your conditions of health consultants' advice should be followed by your doctors. Our team brings first-aid medical kits during the trek still you need to have on owns.
Best Time to Trekking
The best time to trek to the Annapurna base camp March to Jun and September to December. The temperature is moderate in these seasons ( but the temperature is changing every year due to globally warmer) in fact guarantees amazing views through the trip. Although the trek can be undertaken during the winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.
We, the team of agency organize the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking with best arrangements. However, there can be some issues due to weathers are beyond our control. Heavy rainfall and landslides can extend the trip, but it is very less chance.
TIMS and Permit
TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) and Permit are necessary for the legal trekkers. Every trekker need to send us a copy of passport and one photo to make the permits However, original passport is no need for the Annapurna area.
Necessary to have down jacket and Sleeping bag with you while you are trekking in Annapurna Base Camp in additional your travel equipment.
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