Annapurna Easy Trek
Trip duration: 7 Days
Grade: Easy Grade Trek
Activity: Hiking and Cultural Tour
Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu
Trek type: Teahouse Trek
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)
Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus
Maximum Altitude: 1650m.
Annapurna Easy Trek is special trekking into the heart of naturally beautiful Annapurna region. The trekking package is best for those who are looking for the easy walking route with cultural taste. Annapurna easy trekking program is 7 days trekking for short holidays seekers.
Our easy trekking in Annapurna region covers the major highlights of Kathmandu and Pokhara city with trekking in the world famous Annapurna area. The stunning mountain views, ever smiling people and their culture, dramatic landscape with lush green views are the major attraction of this trekking route. You will enjoy the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, and other several snowcapped mountain peaks during your trip. The bamboo, Pine and Oak forest on the route takes you to the real lap of nature. Autumn and spring are the best season for this trek. However, you can enjoy this trek during the entire year round.
Trekking Group Size
Trekking Group is termed for the group of people with every individuals who go for a trip. A minimum of 2 people and maximum number of 12 is highly recommended as the size of the group. This planning ensures complete safety of the trekkers and convenience as well. However, with conditions applied, the group size can be customized as per the request of our clients.
[Note: Crew members are not counted within the trekking group size. This exclusive group of crews include one leader, assistant leaders and porters. One assistant leader for every 4 trekkers and one porter for every 2 trekkers]
Meals and Accommodation
During your stay in Kathmandu city, at the initial and the final stages of the trip, you will be residing at a 4 star hotel. The meal facilities in our Cost Includessection takes account of only breakfast facilities at this particular hotel. During the trek, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served including varieties of snacks, cold drinks, and hot chocolate especially during the mountain part.
As mentioned above, accommodation will be facilitated at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu. Whereas, during the trek, you will be staying at standard teahouses, lodges and camps, on twin sharing basis, that is determined by the viability of accommodation facilities at overnight stops.
As a general idea, health condition in a good state is highly recommended for any kind of tour. As, Annapurna Easy Trek is categorized under Easy Level, one should have the ability to walk for at least 5 – 6 hours a day, and 8 – 9 hours in some of the days. The highest altitude that we climb in this particular trek is 1,650m/5,413ft. Trekking in higher altitudes requires more physical effort. If you have any kind of medical condition, we urge you to receive a counsel from medical experts and formally inform us before applying for this trip.
Previous trekking experience is further admired. Even if you do not possess any, our crew members will always be there to guide for your safety concerns. We believe that you are strengthened with a positive attitude and a strong determination towards this trip.
Taking every aspects in consideration, we have come up with a squad of perfectly skilled crew members who have been recruited especially for their respective fields. You will be guided by fluently English speaking professional experts and team leaders who have gone through all possible circumstances that might occur ruining your trekking experience. Boosted with knowledge of ecology, geography, wild lives, flora and fauna, culture and history, you will be directed with maximum possible efficiency.
We wish you a happy, convenient and safe journey!
The Best Season to go for Annapurna Easy Trek is between October and May. This particular timespan provides you an efficient trekking experience with provisions of remarkable views of the environment around.
This part is analytically the most important of all. It is a must to gain knowledge about equipment required for a well-planned trekking tour. These gears not only adds convenience to your trip but, also, is totally responsible for its completion. We have formulated a clean list of equipment required for trekking in Nepal.
We, personally, do not sell any kind of insurances to our clients. We are, however, concerned about your safety as much as you do. Therefore, we advise you to plan a travel insurance policy before going for any of our trips. Unfortunate events such as sickness, medical issues, injuries or any kinds of accidents are possible measures that can ruin your trip or can even add threats to your life.
We can suggest some of the reputed insurance companies that can come in handy to you. You better be careful while you choose a company and select insurance plans that includes emergency air ambulance rescue service, medical expenses and compensation for trip cancellation, as we do not provide any kind of refunds. Please, formally, provide us a copy of your insurance plans before going for the trip.
[Note: We won’t be liable for any kind of the mentioned life-threatening accidents under any circumstances]
Permits and Fees
No special fees or permits is required for trekking in this region as trekkers do not need to climb any of the peaks. Only an entrance fee is charged to gain access to Annapurna Conservational Area [US $ 28 per person]. These fees can be paid at the National Park desk in Thamel or directly at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu [Tel: 00977-1-4222453, 00977-1-4223590] or Pokhara [Tel: 00977-1-521167]
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, our representative will greet you and transfer you to hotel, overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara
You will be drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu which takes about 6 hours by tourist coach or private car or you can take 30 minutes Kathmandu Pokhara Flight, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara
Day 03: Pokhara to Dhampus
After having breakfast, early in the morning around 7:00 A.M., we will drive to Phedi (trek starting point) by car which takes about 45 minutes and walk up to Dhampus village, takes about two and half hours. Overnight at lodge at Dhampus
Day 04: Dhampus to Sarangkot
Early morning weak up for sunrise and mountain views of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri etc, then trek to Sarangkot through villages via Naudanda hills. Overnight at lodge
Day 05: Sarangkot to Pokhara,
Early morning Sunrise view with in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range and explore around. Enjoy the views of Pokhara city including Phewa Lake. After breakfast ascend gently down to Pokhara city takes about 2 hours, sightseeing around Pokhara, overnight at hotel
Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus or take Pokhara Kathmandu Flights. In the evening farewell dinner in Nepali culture restaurant, overnight at hotel
Day 07: Final Departure or Extend your trip to other activities
You will be transfer to airport for International flight or if you have extra days to spend time, you can join other several activities such as rafting, yoga and meditation, bungee jump, mountain flights etc
- All airport/hotel transfers
- 3 night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara
- All accommodation and meals during the trek
- Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
- An experienced English-speaking trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
- All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
- A comprehensive medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
- Airport departure tax (170 Nepalese rupees per person)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (Main city)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
- Tips for guides and porters