Annapurna Panorama Trek is the shortest trekking destination in the Annapurna region. The word panorama itself describes this trekking route. If any travelers who are willing to visit this region for the beautiful views of the Annapurna range then Annapurna panorama treks is the best trekking package. Eight days panorama trek of Annapurna offers you views as well as a cultural tour around the villages of the same region. Annapurna Panorama trek is also known as ‘Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking’ which is the best trekking destination in Nepal. During this trekking period, the travelers will get a chance to enjoy their trekking in a breathtaking mountain scenery through the beautiful and charming local Gurung villages.
This Annapurna Panorama trek has its unique path through the rhododendron forests and deep sub-tropical habitats. Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal. After knowing this fact, trekkers would love to enjoy the dense forest of different variety of rhododendron. The local culture of the people in this region will make visitors will to stay long in this region. Typical houses, beautiful terrace fields, noisy rivers and streams, peaceful forests, charming locals, mesmerizing views of the Himalayas are some of the trip highlights of this Annapurna Panorama Treks.
Annapurna Panorama trek begins with the warm welcome from the Kathmandu airport and briefing about the trip guide will lead to the trekking destination. The first day of the trekking starts from a 30-minute drive to Nayapul. After resting and warming up for a couple of minute out team will head towards the north, the opposite direction of the river. After walking for about 1-2 hours, we will reach Birethati checkpoint where the officers will check the permits of the trekkers. After climbing a sloppy hill, we will reach Thikhedhunga which is our first-night stay. Another day is walking through the jungle and steep stairs which is one of the beautiful villages in this region. we walking through rhododendron forest ups and down we will stop in Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a beautiful and culturally rich village from the Annapurna region.
Another day we reach Poonhill which is probably the most beautiful hill station in Nepal. From poon hill one can have a beautiful view of the whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Descending from Ghorepani the next famous stop is Ghandruk, a famous Gurung village. Ghandruk is renowned for its hospitality and services. After staying in this beautiful village now, we will descend to the Pokhara valley. Pokhara valley is the second biggest city of Nepal after Kathmandu which offers many natural and religious sites. This Annapurna Panorama trekking ends in Kathmandu after your arrival in the capital in private transportation or by flight.
- Excellent views of mountains in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himal.
- Off beaten trail to the Annapurna region.
- Exploration of isolated villages with a walk along a less crowded path.
- The best alternative to Mardi Himal trek.
- The beautiful and charming local Gurung villages.
After your arrival in Kathmandu International airport our representative will pick you and transfer to your respective hotel. After arriving in hotel, according to your arrival we will take you to Nepali cultural restaurant for a warm welcome.
Overnight in Kathmandu
After having breakfast in your hotel, our trekking guide will be there to pick you up from your hotel. To reach Pokhara you have two options; by flight and by private road transportation. A domestic flight will takes around 30 minutes and a road trip takes around 7-8 hours to reach Pokhara. If you would like to spend more time in Pokhara then you can choose fly option if not the road trip is also worth it! The highway to Pokhara valley passes rivers, green valleys, rice terraces, local villages and also you can have wonderful views of Himalayas.
Depending on your arrival time in city, or if you’re already in Pokhara, you can use the day for sightseeing around Pokhara Valley.
Overnight in Hotel
As today is the first day of your trekking you will be transferred to Nayapul in a private vehicle after having breakfast in your hotel. By reaching Nayapul we will take a break where you can check your stuffs and whenever you are ready to walk we will move on through an opposite side of river to reach Birethati. Birethati is checkpoint where we will show our permit to enter Annapurna conservation area. Then we will walk a sloppy hill to reach Thikhedhunga village.
Overnight in teahouse
After having breakfast in your lodge in Tikhedhunga we will head for Ghorepani. As today is your second day of trekking in Annapurna Panorama Trek, so we will be heading towards Ghorepani. Ghorepani is one of the popular villages of Nepal. Today this trek leads you through beautiful rhododendron forest, Sal Trees and many ascends and descends to reach Ghorepani Village. During your walk, you will get chance to have a magnificent views of Annapurna range and many other mountains.
Overnight in lodges/teahouses.
Early in the morning before sunrise we will take a short hike to reach a hill station called Poonhill. Poon hill is probably the best hill station in Nepal. I will take you around one and half hour to reach in the top of the Hill, the most amazing thing about this hike is when you reach in the top of the hill you will see only big mountains. You will have wonderful views of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range. Descending down from Poonhill you will have a breakfast in the same hotel you stayed last night then our trek start to Ghandruk.
Overnight in teahouses or lodges
After having breakfast we will leave the most beautiful village in this region. We will walk for a while until we reach Nayapul to catch our transportation. It will take you around an hour to reach Pokhara valley. If we have enough time in Pokhara, There are natural sites as well as man-made sites to visit. Some of them are Davis falls, Caves, Phewa Lake, seti gorge, Museum and many more.
Overnight in Pokhara
As we inform you earlier that you have two option to reach Kathmandu which is by road or by flight. So after your breakfast we will head towards Kathmandu. Once you reach Kathmandu, You will be transferred to your hotel and our company will offer you the farewell dinner at evening.
Overnight in Kathmandu
- Airport pick up/ drop
- Ground transportation during the trip
- Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per itinerary on BB Plan
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Full meals during your trekking days: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- All tea houses and lodges accommodation
- Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu transport by Tourist Bus. (if you want to take a flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
- An experienced English-speaking authorized trekking guide, assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and strong Sherpa porters to carry your luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
- Medical kit to use in trekking days
- All government and local taxes
- Local Mobile Phone SIM Card.
Price Not Include
- Travel insurance & evacuation
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Personal refreshment expenses like soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, etc
- Personal Utility expenses like telephone, internet, laundry, etc
- Tips for crew member
- International Airfare/Airport tax/Visa Fee
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section