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Short Annapurna Trek

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Trip Facts

Price:
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Best Season :
MAR-MAY and SEPT-DEC
Trip Grade:
Easy
Starting From:
Pokhara
End Point:
Kathmandu
Altitude:
2100m, Australian Base Camp
Per Day Hiking:
4-6 hrs
Accomodation:
Hotel and lodge
Transportation:
Drive/Flight and Hiking
Hotel nights:
2
Lodge/Guesthouse nights:
2

Highlights

  • An impressive flight from/to Kathmandu
  • Hike to Austalian Base Camp and Sarangkot for glorious sunrise- sunset and awe inspiring mountain views.
  • Explore the glory of Annapurna region in the stops like Pokhara, Dhampus, Pothana and Australia Base Camp
  • Interact with the ethnic group people and know about their

Overview

Short Annapurna Trek is the best way to experience the grandeur of Annapurna massif and other neighboring peaks if you are in constraint of time. If you are visiting Nepal for few days and are wondering which trek can you opt for to cherish the beauty of mountains in Nepal, then we present you Short Annapurna Trek, where you can get some stunning views of mountains in Annapurna region along with the adventure of being in Pokhara valley!

Short Annapurna Trek is a five days trekking package where Pokhara valley, Australian Base Camp and Sarangkot are three major and only highlights. Though you visit these three places, you can experience almost all the glories in Annapurna region of Nepal. Pokhara valley is a popular city and one of the most preferred touristic areas in Nepal. Many people around the globe come to Nepal just to visit this place. This picturesque valley lies in the backdrop of mountains. Also with few lakes embedded in it, therefore, this city is also popular as the lakeside city.

Sarangkot is a popular vantage point near Pokhara that offers stunning views of mountains in Annapurna region like Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli along with the picturesque Pokhara valley. It is also a starting point for many adventure activities like zip flyer, paragliding, ultra light flight and many more. Likewise, Australian Base Camp also offers some fantastic views of mountains like Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail), Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himal.

Short Annapurna Trek starts from the beautiful city of Pokhara. A short drive from Pokhara takes you to Phedi from where your actual trekking journey starts.  The trail goes through the foothills of Annapurna and pass places like Dhampus and Pothaha to Annapurna Base Camp.  On the way, you pass terraced farmland, rice- paddy fields and other Brahmin and Chhetri villages to Dhampus village. From the Dhampus village, you ascend up through rhododendron forests with the beautiful views of mountains on sight. Following the trail it will take you to Sarangkot. In Sarangkot you can get glorious views of sunrise and sunset amidst the mountains in Annapurna range. If you are thinking of opting out for Short Annapurna Trek, then let us know. Himal Eco Treks is here to make your journey more beautiful and lively!


Itinerary Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu and check in a hotel

Day 2
Fly to Pokhara (20 mins)
Trek to Australian Base Camp (5-6 hrs )

Day3-4
Trek to Sarangkot  (5 hrs trek)
Trek to Pokhara (4 hrs trek) – fly to Kathmandu

Day 5
Departure day


Detail Itinerary

You will be welcomed by us at the airport and transferred to the hotel for check in. Enjoy your time at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

We take an early flight to Pokhara with a scenic view parallel to mountains like Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre and other peaks in Annapurna region. As we arrive in Pokhara, we can feel the beauty of valley in this air. The fresh air, pristine environment along with the lushness, we can see people cycling, boating and enjoying in the backdrop of beautiful mountain vistas. After amazing fight to Pokhara, we drive towards Phedi which is the starting point of our trek. Today, we head to Australian camp via Dhampus & Pothana. We pass various cultivated terrace fields and Brahman - Chhetris villages to Dhampus village. From here, we climb up through rhododendron forest with beautiful mountain views on sight. As we reach the Australian base camp, we can enjoy the best view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail), Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himal. We stay at a guesthouse in Australian Base Camp for the night.

Today, we walk through a forested area and decend down to Naudanda. Our trail today is esay that goes along a hill ridge to dense settlement area. The area is inhabited mostly by diverse ethnic group people. We continue through our trail for around six hours until we reach Sarangkot. As we reach Sarangkot, we can see the beautiful vistas of mountains on both side with Pokhara valley down below. We picturesque valley with lakes embedded in it looks amazing. The snow-capped mountains right in front of us is divine. We stay at a guesthouse in Sarangkot for the night.

In the morning, we applaud the beautiful sunrise view from a view tower in Sarangkot and trek down for around two hours to Pokhara. In the afternoon, we explore around and take a flight back to Kathmandu. We stay at a hotel in Kathmandu for the night.

Finally, it is time for us to bid you a goodbye. Your guide will escort you to the airport before your scheduled flight for your journey ahead.


Service Includes

  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.
  • All the road transport along with pick up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses throughout trek.
  • A guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey.
  • All Nepali staff insurance.
  • Permit fees of Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Fees to be paid for Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS. (Note: You are required to bring two passport size photo for this purpose)
  • All other government fees and taxes.
  • First aid safety kit with basic medicines essential.
  • All necessary trekking gear

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Nepal Entry visa fees.
  • Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Cities
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal
  • Snacks, soft drink and water during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff

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