Annapurna Foothills to the viewpoint on Poon Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal including accommodation in comfortable family run by trekkers' lodges along the way. Spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picture sque fluted peak of Machapuchare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountainscape on Earth. As the sun touches the snowcapped summits the Himalayan.
Dhaulagiri 8,167m and Annapurna 8,091m along with a imaze of other peaks slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. Rewarding treks that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape.
This trek is a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. The trip starts just north of the city of Pokhara and winds through the Poon Hill area and then passes . This is one of the lower elevation treks that we offer rising to only 3193m.
Itinerary of Annapurna Panorama Trek
Day 01 : Kathmandu 1350m.
You will be welcomed by our representative at Tribhuvan Internationa Airport upon your arrival, then transferred to hotel. Our representative will brief you the logistics of your different phases before dinner.
Day 02 : Kathmandu 1350m.
You will be taken to sight seeing in world heritage places including Soyambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath by our tour guide. Preparation for trekking in the Evening. (If any stuff needed to be purchased for Trekking)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Phokhara 850m.
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Pokhara. It takes Approximately 7 hours by tourist bus. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 04 : Pokhara to Tikhe Dunga1540m.
After breakfast drive to Naya Pul (42km) via the large village of Lumle and walk for about 20 minutes to Birethanti. The trail follows the main street of Birethanti, going through bamboo forests and past a large water fall and swimming hole. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Ramghai where you have lunch. After lunch, climbs gradually up the side of the valley, reaching at Tikhe Dunga. 4 hrs.
Day 05 : Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani 2860m.
The trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge then ascends a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps) to the large Magar village Ulleri at 1960 m. above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There is a camp site for a rest and water stop one hours walk above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti where you stop for lunch. Thati is a Nepali word meaning "rest house". In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti climb to Ghorepani at 2860m, from here you can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche, Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), and Hiunchuli (6441m).
Day 06 : Ghorepani to Tadapani 3193m.
An early starts hike to Poon Hill (3193m) leads to a brilliant spectacle an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending about 40 minutes there, descend to Ghorepani for breakfast and we begin trek to Tadapani, the trail leads along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). Then descend to Banthanti, where we will have lunch then leading to Tadapani.
Day 07 : Tadapani to Ghandruk 1950m.
The Ghandruk trail descends steeply through forests to the village of Ghandruk where you will arrive around noon. You will overnight here so have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. There will be chance to see cultural program by local villagers in the evening.
Day 08 : Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara 850m.
Today you descend from Ghandruk to Seuli Bazar and meet a flat trail along the Modi Khola, eventually you will make a circuit when you get Birethanti then you will have lunch at Birethanti then trek continue towards Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
Day 09 : phokhara 850m.
Sight seeing in Pokhara, Pokhara is the most beautiful valley in Nepal with its natural landscapes and pleasant Fewa Tal (lake-side). Our guide will take you to visit most attraction places in Pokhara like, Mahendra Cave, Devis Fall, Japnese Temple, Boating in Fewa Lake, Museum, etc.
Day 10 : Phokhara to Kathmandu 1350m.
Drive to Kathmandu about 7 hrs. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 11 : Kathmanu 1350m.
Final day for relax, re-organise your bags, shopping in Kathmandu and Remember to re-confirm your flights.
Day 12 : Fly back to Home.
This is your final day in Kathmandu before catching your flight to home, ensure you have all the stuff packed and arrive at the airport in plenty of time, Fly to home.