Annapurna luxury trekking goes through the traditional Gurung village and relatively easy trail Annapurna region of Nepal. Annapurna luxury trek is one of the oldest walking treks in the Annapurna area.
It is an ideal introduction to hiking and experience a taste of the natural and cultural wonders of Nepal. The maximum highest elevation is Poon hill station which is located at an altitude at 3210 m above sea level, a famous place to see sunrise over the Annapurna range was worth every grueling step it took to get there. We can walk through the forest of blooming colorful rhododendrons, bamboos and takes us through villages of Gurung and Magar ethnics.
Mt. Annapurna 1st, 8th tallest mountains on earth is one of the most magnificent peaks in the world can be seen from Poon Hill. Trek to poon hill will be more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. Annapurna luxury trekking route is called also an mini Annapurna Trek tour. luxury Poon hill trekking can be done in any time through out the year.
The terraced farmland above Pokhara – Visit the inner sanctuary of Annapurna panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000m, surrounded by a ring of impressive Annapurna family including Annapurna I (8091m, 26540ft.) – The combination of pretty villages and farmland at Ghaundrung, set against the panorama of high peaks beyond makes this one of the most picturesque of treks – Natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda.
Annapurna base camp comfort or luxury trekking is suitable for all trekkers who wish to walk and stay comfortably. The maximum height of this trek is Annapurna base camp (4250 m). It is not necessary any previous trekking or mountaineering experience and also it is not necessary that you must be young and energetic to do this trekking.
If you are healthy and can walk 5 to 6 hours daily, you can easily do this trekking. However it would be more good to do daily jugging or walking exercise is recommended before you leave your country. Our program have been prepared including rest day and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
Historical city Kathmandu and mystical Pokhara city, Gurung heritages of Ghandruk and Chhomrong, Machharpurche base camp, Annapurna sanctuary
February, March, April, May, June and September, October, November and December.
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Fly to Pokhara city (950m/3,106 ft), Transfer to hotel. Sightseeing in Pokhara city.
Day 03 : Drive to Nayapul. Trek to Hile or Tikhedhunga (1575m), 5 hours
Day 04 : Trek to upper Ghorepani village (2850m), 6: 30 hours
Day 05 : Trek to Poon Hill (3180m.) than to Tadapani (2675m), 7:30 hours
Day 06 : Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m), 3 hours
Day 07 : Ghandruk to Nayapool and drive to Pokhara. 6 hours
Day 08 : Pokhara to Kathmandu 6 hours by Road
Day 09 : Depart Kathmandu
Our trek to Annapurna luxury inclusive Poon hill is a classical trek designed for world explorers who wish to hike in a more relaxed manner as a comfortable style than take a look at this itinerary. However for travelers who wish to hike Poon hill quickly but are walking with limited time wise than ask us for tailor-made itinerary.
Day 01: Arrived at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about Luxury Annapurna trek further programs.
Day 02: Fly to Pokhara city (950m/3,106 ft), Transfer to hotel. Sightseeing in Pokhara city.
After breakfast, take a morning flight to Pokhara which takes only 25 minutes from Kathmandu. In the afternoon you will be with your trekking Guide to Observe the Natural Beautiful Fewa lake site to visit Tal Barahi temple (boating) located on an island. Than visit Devi’s fall, Gupteswor Mahadev cave, Tibetan refugees camp.. etc then return to hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul by private car 1:30 hrs. Trek to Tikhedunga (1577m/5,157ft), 4 hours
After having breakfast at the hotel we start our drive to Nayapul which takes approximately 1:30 hours. Then we conduct our journey to Tikhedhunga Via Birethanti (1065m.). It is easy trekking passing through several small villages and settlements. Afterward, we ascend gently to the Tikhedungha which is our final destination. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to upper Ghorepani village (2880m/9,418 ft), 6 Hours
Today, we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti. During the journey, you will see good view of Machhapuchhare known as mount Fish Tail (6997m.), mount Hiunchuli (6441m.) and as well as Annapurna (7219m) south. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through Rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp at Ghorepani village. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill (3210m/10,497 ft.), Trek to Tadapani hill (2650m/8,666 ft), 7 hours
Today very early in the morning, we hike together to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountains in the morning then Hike down to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast at Lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650 m.). Most part of the trail we trek through Rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m/6,344 ft), 5 Hours
From Tadapani, we descend through the forests while following the trail to Ghandruk—aka the biggest Gurung Settlement in the country. Take your time to explore the typical culture and lifestyle of ethnic Gurung people and interact with local people. Ghandruk also offers some of the magnificent views of mountains. Stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek to Nayapool. Drive to Pokhara, 6 hours
From Ghandruk, we walk downhill through the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Gangapurna Mountains. We will cross the forest of blooming rhododendron and reach Birethanti from where we will take the downhill walk and follow Modi Khola till we reach Nayapul from where we take a private car or Taxi to get Fewa lakeside in 1 hour 30 minutes.
Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu city. Transfer to hotel
Around midday, you can fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu city and transfer to your hotel. If you have time than a couple of hours sightseeing around Thamel and we can also visit the Garden of Dreams. Stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 09: Final departure day
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
Annapurna luxury trekking we offer you 3-star accommodation with the deluxe room located in Thamel, Kathmandu and 2 stars AC deluxe accommodation in Pokhara Fewa lakeside within bed with breakfast plan and with attached toilets – bathroom while on trekking on possible places.
But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size you are coming with. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
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We can organize private Annapurna luxury trekking or Annapurna luxury trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flight’s details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need the experience to do Annapurna luxury trekking?
Answer: Actually for this kind of trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Annapurna luxury trekking?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in Annapurna trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Annapurna luxury Trekking?
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we recommend you to bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: As you are doing lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Annapurna luxury short trekking?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as 3G internet services.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on luxury Annapurna trek?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to the gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls ?
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
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