Annapurna Panorama Trek
Annapurna panorama trek is similar to poonhill trekking of Annapurna region, which is one of the most brilliant trek routes of Annapurna Himalayas. It is the most demanding trek routes to get an excellent sunrise and sunset view over the Himalayan horizon.
The most demanding trek in Annapurna is Annapurna view trek which is equally popular hikes in Annapurna. Travelers can make a plan to visit up to poon hill for 2 nights 3 days as a minimum to 4 days from Kathmandu. Some tourist plan to go Poonhill for 5 days from Pokhara too.
Best Poon hill is the best hill station & If you are a photographer travel with light hiker and have just a week time to trek in Nepal – this trek is a right choice.
Annapurna panorama trek
The magical Annapurna panorama trekking tour offers an excellent sunrise over the Annapurna Himalayan range. Mt.Dhaulagiri I (8,167m very west direction) and Mt.Manaslu (8,157m in east direction.
Together, you can see outstanding mountains such as Mt.Tukuche, Mt.Nilgiri (6,930m), Mt.Annapurna South, Mt.Annapurna I (8,091m), Mt.Hiunchuli (6,420m), Mt.Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Mt.Annapurna II, Mt.Annapurna III, Mt.Annapurna IV in a row within 180 deg angle.
Furthermore, you can experience Gurung and Magar ethnic people with cultures and lifestyles. Trek to poon hill in spring is more interesting as the whole forest along the trail turns into red, pink, and white with rhododendron flowers. Annapurna Trek route is very similar to the mini Annapurna trekking tour. We can arrange panorama trek in any time throughout the year.
Why people choose the Annapurna panorama trek?
The panorama hike goes through the great sceneries of Annapurna massive with the great landscapes. You can touch Gurung & magar cultural and tradition and as well as other Natural heritages starting from 800m – to 3200-meter altitude variation. It is an easy grade and family basis of trek tours offer comfortable accommodation with modern amenities at the lodges, begins from Pokhara and it includes all meals, road-head transport, services of English speaking local trekking guide and porters to carry the luggage. You will only need to carry a day-pack and you can walk at your own pace.
Annapurna panorama trek highlights and Himalayan Sightsee
On trek, you can see an outstanding view of mount Annapurna Ist 8,091m, Annapurna II-7,937m, Annapurna III-7,855m, Annapurna IV- 7,525m, Annapurna South 7,819m, Varaha Shikhar 7,847m, Himchuli 6,441m, Dhaulagiri 1st- 8,163m, Dhaulagiri II- 7,751m, Nilgiri 6,940m, Thapa Peak 6,015m, Tukche Peak 6,920m, Fish Tail (Machhapuchhre in Nepal) 6,993m, Mardi peak 5,588m, Singu Chuli 6,500m, Tharpu Chuli 5,663m. Gangapurna 7,483m, Lamjung Himal 6,931m… etc.
What about Annapurna panorama trek difficulty?
The magical poon hill trek, has easy trek difficulty and best for all age trekkers. Maximum height is 3210m, recognizes as the easiest trek route in Nepal. As it is an easy trek, you do not need previous experience. It is not necessary that you must be young and energetic to complete this trek. We prepare your trek itinerary seriously.
Nepal Annapurna panorama trek express covers
Kathmandu – Pokhara – Ghorepani Poon hill – Tadapani – Ghaundrung village
Best season to explore Annapurna panorama trek
January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.
Annapurna panorama trek outline itinerary
01 Day : Arrival in Kathmandu
02 Day : Fly to Pokhara. Drive to Nayapool, Trek to Tikhedungha (1,577m/5,157 feet), 5 hours
03 Day : Trek to Ghorepani village (2,675m/8,747 feet), 6 Hours
04 Day : Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,497 feet.), Trek to Tadapani hill (2650m/8,666 feet), 6 hours
05 Day : Trek to Nayapool. Drive to Pokhara, 6 hours
06 Day : Drive to Kathmandu city
07 Day : Final day of depart Kathmandu
Annapurna panorama trek detail itinerary
We design this trip for world explorer who are wishing to hike in Annapurna quicker combine with the best Himalayan panorama walking within limited time-wise, kindly take a look this itinerary.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within the breakfast plan. Our representative will brief you about Trek tour programs.
Day 02 : Fly to Pokhara. Drive to Nayapool, Trek to Tikhedungha (1577m/5,157 feet), 5 hours
In the morning, a guide will come to meet you at your hotel. Drive to TIA airport to fly to Pokhara city. Flight offers you an excellent view of the Himalayas including Mt.Langtang, Mt.Ganesh Himal, Mt.Manasalu, Mt.Lamjung, and Mt.Annapurna. Pokhara is a beautiful town, get way to Annapurna. Land and exit from Pokhara airport, we drive further to Nayapool taking a private vehicle.
From Nayapool Bazaar, we begin our thrilling Annapurna trek to Birethanti. The route winds through lush green forest & finally, culminate at Birethanti after walking an hour. Birethanti village is well-stocked shops, hotels, cafes, a police check post, a bakery, and a bank, a nice little village town to have fun. We have lunch here and continue our journey through several small villages and settlements to Tikhedhunga.
Day 03 : Ghorepani trek (2675m/8,747 feet), 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 a 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, evening Sunset view.
Day 04 : Poon Hill sunrise trek (3210m/10,497 feet.). Walk further to Ghandruk village (1980m/6,475 feet), 8 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 snow-capped mountains in the morning then Hike down to Ghorepani. We trek to Ghandruk village passing Tadapani ridge and lodges. Moreover, we trek downhill to Ghandruk through Rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom.
Day 05 : 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 06 : Drive to Kathmandu city
Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, the guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas.
Day 07 : Final departure day
Drop you to Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Annapurna panorama trek cost?
Trip cost depends according to group size you are coming with. Normally, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation in Thamel, Kathmandu, and tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara Fewa lakeside. Taking flights to and from Pokhara saves your time but riding bus reduces trip expenses.
For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu round trip airfare, 3-star category hotel deluxe air condition room in Kathmandu with breakfast plan and 2 /5-star hotel standard accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast plan. Lodges with the attached bathroom while on a trek on possible places. 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.
Panorama Journey of Annapurna trek cost includes
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle.
- 2 nights twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
- 1 night Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara within Bed with Breakfast Plan
- Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trek.
- Domestic flight: Kathmandu to Pokhara airfare with airport departure tax.
- Lodge basis accommodation while on trek.
- Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
- Fully escorted trek with very good English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis.
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
- Pokhara Fewa lake side – Nayapool & Return to Fewa lake side transfer by private vehicle.
- All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
- Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
- Insurance of guide and porters.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Annapurna panorama trek or express Annapurna panorama starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Freequently Asked Questions
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us your flight details, we come to pick you up at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience for Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: No ! if you can walk about 5 hours every day with a lightweight rucksack, is best.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: There are normal guest house accommodation offers basic clean facilities with a mattress and blanket. We recommend you to take sleeping bags to avoid dirty.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in express Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: All the guest house, they have their own restaurant attache with the dining hall. 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)
Dinner and breakfast will provide in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch we serve you on the way to next place where you are going.
Question: What opportunities will I have for shower along lodge Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: Along the trek, they have 24 hours running hot/cold shower. You can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying. If you are on camping trek – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: There are enough lodges, tea shops, and guesthouses along the routes. So you can buy mineral water or purify water to drink.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or mobile batteries on my trip?
Answer: On Tea house trek, there will be a chance to charge your battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your own adapters !
Question: Is there any communication facilities on budget Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: No ! You can use a credit card only on the city but for a trek, you need to bring cash Nepali rupees along with you.
Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?
Answer: Our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking as early as possible to avoid misunderstanding. Of course, we make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
We prefer 20% advance deposit of the total price of a trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on standard Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: We provide porters they will carry your luggage.
Question: Is there any communication service while we are on comfort Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: Yes. There are telephone service facilities and as well as 3G internet service. So, you can stay in touch with your family all the time.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: You can prepare to walk roughly 5-6 hours daily.
Question: Do I need walking polls for luxury Annapurna panorama trek?
Answer: We recommend to take that it will be helpful to you.
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$7 to 10 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks in trekking.
Annapurna panorama trek Notice :
The above itinerary is subject to change according to weather. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
“What makes Annapurna panorama trek special?”
We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well train & license local guides know the destination better than other.