Annapurna View Trek - 06 Days
- Trek Info
We have projected a very interesting short trekking package nearby Pokhara for incredible Annapurna mountain views. This short Annapurna trek is an introduction of trekking in Nepal. We believe that this trekking will give you the taste of real Nepal and you will visit this beautiful land again and again in your lifetime.
Annapurna short trekking package starts after a very short scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You will hike up to the famous hill station Sarangkot (1991m.) for the panoramic mountain views and valley. Sarangkot is well known for sunrise view over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. It is the starting point of bird like flying commonly known as paragliding. You will hike down to Pokhara city and enjoy the sightseeing of best places nearby Phewa Lake. After having lunch, you will fly back to Kathmandu in the evening flight.
Total Duration: 06 days
Trek type: Teahouse trek
Max Elevation: 1991m
Grade: Moderate grade trek
Day 01: You will arrive at Kathmandu International airport and our representative will welcome you than transfer you to hotel. After welcome drink, short briefing about the trip. Stay in a hotel overnight.
Day 02: After breakfast, you will fly to Pokhara (910m), it takes about 35-min flight then trek to Australian Camp, 4hrs walk
Day 03: Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1991m) takes about 6 hours. Stay overnight in a resort/hotel.
Day 04: Wake up early in the morning; walk 10 minutes to the sunrise viewpoint to enjoy the sunrise over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range and back to hotel. After breakfast trek down to Pokhara takes about 3 hours. After lunch go for boating trip in Phewa lake. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 05: After breakfast Sightseeing in Pokhara valley including Barahi Temple, Devi’s Fall, the Old Bazar, Bindyabasini Temple, Gupteshor Mahadev Cave, Seti Gandaki Gorge, Regional mountain museum and take evening flight to Kathmandu. . Stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 06: Transfer to airport to catch your international flight or extend your trip by joining other adventure.
· 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 guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
· All necessary paper works
· National Park entry fee
· TIMS Card fee
· All government and local taxes
· English speaking tour guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
· Nepal Entry Visa fee
· Airport departure tax
· 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
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 View Trek is categorized under Moderate 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 1,991m/6,532ft. 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 View 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]