Annapurna Panorama Trek

Around mid hills of Annapurna with stunning sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Group Size: Minimum 02 - 10 People in Group
  • Min Age: +10
  • Trip Type: Lodge Trekking
  • Max Elevation: 3,210m | 10,531ft

Highlights

  • Striking sunrise views from the high hills of Poon Hill with an array of Himalayan peak
  •  Around hills of Annapurna with short scenic circuit and daily views of mountain
  • Trekking into lovely rhododendron and pine tree forest with amazing landscapes.
  • On high green hills with traditional villages of Gurung and Poon/ Magar tribes.
  • From Poon Hill panorama of mountains with world  7th highest Dhaulagiri & Mt  Manaslu.

About Annapurna Panorama Trek

Annapurna Panorama Trek is the most scenic and fascinating destination around Himalaya, where Nepal Spirit Adventure offers this picturesque and short adventure accompanied by expert guides leading you to enjoy this marvelous country walks on the high hills around the Annapurna region.

Nowhere in the Himalayans can beat the beauty of Annapurna Panorama Trekking, a short circuit walk in the comfort of the nice cozy lodge around traditional villages of Gurung and Magar / Poon the main tribes of the Southern Annapurna region.

Trekking to Annapurna Panorama offers wonderful mountain views of Dhaulagiri (8,167m)Annapurna I (8,091m) Annapurna South (7,219m), Gangapurna (7,455m), and Annapurna III (7,555m), includes Mt. Machhapuchare “Fish-tail” (6,997m) with many adjoining peaks.

Adventure Annapurna Panorama Trek is starting with a sweeping mountain flight to Pokhara a scenic valley with pristine Begnas and Phewa Lakes, where Annapurna Himalaya reflects on its calm waters.

Pokhara is the start and finishing point of many treks and mountaineering adventures, from here our route leads to high hills filled with a lovely forest of rhododendron and pine trees, wherein spring and summer turn the area into the natural magic garden when flowers are in full bloom. The walk leads through many farm villages of Tirkhedhunga-Hille-Ulleri to reach Ghorepani for the hike to the famous Poon Hill.

At Poon Hill the highest spot of this trek at 3,210 m with stunning sunrise views over an array of mountains, our nice walk leads into lovely rhododendron forest to conclude this fabulous trek at Nayapul after visiting a large Gurung village of Ghandruk.

This Annapurna Panorama Journey conclusion from Nayapul is a short drive to picturesque Pokhara for the flight back to Kathmandu with the great service and guidance of Nepal Spirit Adventure.

Best Season: Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the best months for the Annapurna Panorama Trekking. The weather is sunny and warm with excellent views. If you wish to avoid the crowd and enjoy some alone time with nature then it can be operated all year around.

Itinerary

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You are welcome to Nepal upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport received by Nepal Spirit Adventure's airport representative then transfer to your hotel downtown in the hub of Kathmandu city, after checking in and refreshment as per your time of arrival, leisure moment to look up tourist redden Thamel overnight in hotel 

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

Today is a rest day in Kathmandu even if it is necessary after taking a long flight journey to Kathmandu, Nepal. As per the trip itinerary, you will join our regular city sightseeing tour of Kathmandu travel advice is available as per your need. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous “Monkey Temple” (Swoyambunath), and the Buddhist shrine (Buddha Nath Stupa) which is one of the large Stupas in the world. In the afternoon we will visit the office for a trip discussion, where you can meet and introduce our trek leader, other crew, and other participants of this trek. Nepal Spirit Adventure will brief you in detail about the trek and further provides the opportunity to ask any question we may have regarding our upcoming adventure overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

Annapurna Panorama Trekking starts taking a morning short scenic flight to reach Pokhara during 30 mins on air with awesome views of mountains on landing at Pokhara few hours drives to Nayapul unto Bherethati by the river Modi, from here walk begins through nice villages coming across trekkers, mule and donkey trains, our route leads to farm areas and villages, waterfalls then reaching at Tirkehdhunga for an overnight stop in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge after a good day walks of few hours.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Tirkhedhunga
  • Altitude: 1,440m | 4,724ft
  • Walking Hours: 4 Hours
  • Transportation: Air

The morning starts with a steep uphill climb on stone steps for an hour or more to reach on top of Ulleri village, moderate size villages with houses in traditional Nepalese style of slated roofs from here walk leads with a gradual slow climb into enchanting cool rhododendron and pine-forested area to reach Ghorepani village, located on a ridge surrounded with beautiful rhododendron trees. This village is inhabited mostly by Poon people of the Magar tribe and is famous for the Poon Hill view top which is an hour climb.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Ghorepani
  • Altitude: 2,850m | 9,350ft
  • Walking Hours: 5 to 6 Hours

Early morning climb to the top of Poon Hill to catch the stunning sunrise over an array of Himalayan peaks from world's 7th highest Dhaulagiri-10th highest Annapurna with a range of peaks including world 8th highest Manaslu with majestic Machhapuchare peak“Fish Tail”. After enjoying exciting moments head back to Ghorepani and continue the trek uphill and downhill through a cool forest then reach Tadapani for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Tadapani
  • Altitude: 2,640m | 8,661ft
  • Walking Hours: 5 to 6 Hours

After a lovely morning with views of Annapurna South-Hiu Chuli and Machhapuchare peaks, an easy downhill walks to Ghandruk through an enchanting forest of rhododendron-oaks-magnolia and pine trees. On reaching one of the largest Gurung villages at Ghandruk transfer into a nice lodge with an afternoon free to wander around this lovely village and its museum of Gurung history and culture.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Ghandruk
  • Altitude: 1,940m | 6,364ft
  • Walking Hours: 4 to 5 Hours
With pleasant overnight and morning views today the last walk of this wonderful journey is a gradual downhill on stone steps that leads through farm terraces around Kimche village and then ending the descent at Syal Bazaar. From here follow the Modi River downstream to Bhirethati and to Nayapul for the drive back to Pokhara. On reaching Pokhara by the beautiful Phewa Lakeside transfer into a nice hotel. Pokhara is a popular holiday and famous tourist spot located on the laps of Annapurna Himalaya with pristine Phewa and Begnas Lakes.

NOTE: If you do not want trek alternative transportation is available from Dhandruk Phedi (extra cost for bus/jeep).

  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Location: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 8, 20m | 2,700ft
  • Walking Hours: 5 to 6 Hours

Morning or afternoon as per your flight time to Kathmandu transfer to Pokhara domestic airport for a short flight back to Kathmandu, after a marvelous time at Ghorepani & Poon Hill Sunrise trekking, with afternoon free at leisure for individual activities and shopping souvenirs evening we invite you farewell dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft
  • Transportation: Air

After a wonderful time on the mid-hills of Annapurna panorama trek with the grand service of Nepal Spirit Adventure, as per the flight time transfer to the international air terminal for your departure homeward bound or to next respective countries.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
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Cost Details

  •  All airport and hotel transportation by private vehicle.
  • 3-Nights twin sharing (Bed) in a 3star category hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • World heritage city sightseeing tour of Kathmandu by private vehicle inclusive monument fees.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by air.
  • One-night twin sharing (Bed) in a 3- star hotel with breakfast.
  • Pokhara to Nayapul, after ending the trek from Ghandrung Phedi to Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Mountain lodge/ tea house during the trek.
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner along with the trekking.
  • English-speaking local trek guide including his daily wages and insurance.
  • Strong porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their daily wages and insurance.
  • 4season sleeping bag, down jacket, and duffel bag.
  • Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System).
  • We provide a basic medical kit along the trek.
  • Coordination of services for emergency and rescue operations.
  • Government and related local taxes.
  • Extra Baggage Charge: While you are flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu, if you have more than 15kg of baggage domestic flight management will charge you an extra cost.
  • Daily Personal Expenses while Trek: Personal expenses such as cold drinks alcoholic, non-alcoholic, chocolate, biscuit, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, extra porters, bottled or mineral water, showers on the trek, and phone calls and WiFi.
  • Tipping: Tipping for trek guide and porter in the trek end as per your pleasure.
  • Extra Food: Your food in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment: Personal trek equipment should bring every trekker

Dates & Prices

Departure note

All our published dates are guaranteed departures. If the dates don’t match your travel plans, we are more than happy to create your desired date. Let us know what kind of trip you are looking for and our travel experts will help plan your tailor-made trips to your dream destination.

 

Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
06 Oct, 2022 - 14 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm
09 Oct, 2022 - 17 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm
14 Oct, 2022 - 22 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm
17 Oct, 2022 - 25 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm
22 Oct, 2022 - 30 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm
26 Oct, 2022 - 03 Nov, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm
30 Oct, 2022 - 07 Nov, 2022AvailableUS$790Confirm

Useful Information

UPON ARRIVAL

On arrival in Nepal at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, our airport representative will receive you and then transfer you to your respective hotel. Afternoon or evening time we will review and discuss much information regarding your trip itinerary and included/excluded services as per the trip itinerary chosen, at the same time introduce your guide who will help you with the final preparation for your trek.

HOTEL (Kathmandu & Pokhara)

We provide 3*** stars tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara with accommodation based on a twin sharing basis with breakfast. If you are trekking on a group joining basis, you will share a room with someone of the same gender from your group. If you prefer a single room supplement in Kathmandu and on-route trekking, you can request the single supplement (which will be an extra cost besides the trip price stated). We can also help you to book at different deluxe star category hotels on request for more details and information please feel free to contact us

TREKKING LODGE

We provide accommodation in tea houses (mountain lodges). A Tea House is a combination of a guest house, restaurant, and social hang-out. The rooms are with twin beds and little additional furniture like small tables or chairs. Blankets are generally provided (we recommend that you carry your own sleeping bags). Most bathrooms are common with squatting (Asian) toilets or of western comfort with sitting toilets. Most Tea Houses / Lodge have running water facilities. Most of the lodges have hot water for showers, but with an extra charge for using hot showers.

FOOD IN TREK 

During the trekking session, full board meals are included (breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as tea or coffee provided). We provide food from these local lodge/tea houses as per the choices on the menu. Breakfast and dinner are provided at the same tea house/lodge while lunch would be on the trail. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well a variety of different food items, such as rice, seasonable vegetables, noodles, potatoes, and soups. Some lodge serves western foods such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. Soft drinks, snacks, and beer are available in most Tea Houses restaurants. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Health and physical fitness is the most important part of travel and participating in trek and hiking. If you do not have previous trekking experience as required, you can start with a morning walking exercise or cycling for weeks or months before/after booking the trip with us, if you have previous trekking and climbing experience it will add a plus point to the trek chosen, most of the trek is non-technical effort walks.

The highest height gain on this trip is at 3,210m above sea level. The walk involves lots of ups and down, walking through local villages, farmlands, terraces, and riverside as long as you have energy walking for 4- 6 hours a day, and if you are qualified for the trek but still require moderate health and fitness. We strongly advise travelers to consult their medical doctor before traveling and do a regular check-up and hand the report to us while booking a trip with us.

OUR EXPERIENCE TEAM

Nepal's mountainous country walk takes you to a remote region, it is necessary that you are accompanied by experienced and qualified guides and leaders for a safe journey and to make the trip a success. We at Nepal Spirit Adventure employ native trekking guides and porters who are trained and qualified for this type of trip and have worked with us for a long time.

Our guide provides a lot of local information and offers you advice on how to use your free time and by coordinating day-to-day events of the tour, although (sometimes) he might need you to understand that if things do not go according to our plan set. Our trek guides are fully trained and licensed by Nepal Government, and certified by TAAN and Nepal Mountaineering Association. All our trekking and climbing guides are well qualified and highly experienced with 9- 10 years on this job. We provide training for our staff yearly on medical and climbing, with their efficiency, and cheerful attitude, providing help, information and the needs of the guests of nationalities.

Assuring that all our trips are well managed by an expert team of tourism professionals all our guides have a good knowledge regarding the culture and customs of the routes on trekking and tours, share experience and cultural insights of the country that’s missed out in travel guide books. During your time with us, you will have time to learn Nepali phrases and other cultural aspects during the journey. As we organize varied treks in Nepal Himalaya, on group trekking we provide a trek leader with an assistance leader on each trekking depending upon the size of the group.

This ensures safe travel with us as our guide/assistance guides get any health medical problem, we still have other main guides and leaders to run the trip smoothly as per our standard itinerary. To make the trip enjoyable and pleasant we provide one guide to support and carry your bags among two people with one Sherpa helper in certain conditions.

 

ELECTRONIC ITEMS

We can recharge your batteries, and devices with electricity, or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 240 volts 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. Just need to have a plug adaptor in case of socket fitting, which you can buy in Kathmandu before the trip since the plugs in Nepal might be different. You might have to pay a small amount of fee/hour for using recharging facilities.

GROUP SIZE

We organize any route of Nepal trek with a fixed departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and the maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize a private trip for a solo person with a single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us with your personal suitable flexible dates, we will open group date on the same date.

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