Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

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Duration Duration
9 Days
Start and End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec
Trip Grade Trip Grade
Easy
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Trekking
Meals Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Car Transportation
Car
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
3200m Poon Hill
Accommodation Accommodation
Guest House, Hotel, Resort.
Group Discounts
No. of Pax Price (per person)
  • Instant Online Booking
  • Privacy Protected
  • Guranteed Departure
  • Group Discount Available
  • Best Price Guaranteed
  • Options Available (Accommodation, Meals, Permit Fees, Ground Transportation, Government Tax, Guide, Airport Pick Up & Drop)

Short Annapurna Trekking Trails Highlights of Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

  • The best views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in Annapurna short trekking trails.
  • Ethnic community and their vibrant culture in Annapurna.
  • Over 8000 meters of mountains and Holy mountains.
  • Terraced green hillsides are enjoyable during the trekking
  • Wonderful ethnic hospitality of the Gurung community.

Short Annapurna Trekking Trails In Nutshell

Short Annapurna Trekking trails highlight the best season of 2022 and 2023 are easy excursions in the lower Annapurna Conservation area of Nepal. Hiking in Annapurna trails is popular also for family groups due to the outstanding Himalayan views, easy altitude, and wonderful hospitality. As the trek can be done in less than a week, trekkers can join the city tour and jungle safari trip being comfortable with the itinerary. Poon hill (3210 meters) is the highest altitude and the best viewpoint of the trek. Similarly, Annapurna has many more family trekking and pilgrimage tour trails including Around Annapurna, Mardi Himal Trekking Trail, Muktinath trekking trail, Nar Phu Valley, Annapurna Base Camp, Upper Mustang trekking trail, and Jeep tour. Let us know by Email or WhatsApp at +977-9851033819 now. We are more than happy to provide Annapurna Short Trekking trails information, Annapurna Short Trekking trails cost and price details, Annapurna Short Trekking trails itinerary and Trekking map of trekking trails of Annapurna.

Annapurna short trekking trails are embarked from Nayapul, which is a gateway to various trekking areas in Annapurna. It goes through the terraced hillside and fields, where the ethnic villages are located on each side Of the trail. The steep uphill trail begins to climb to Ulleri and the trail becomes peaceful and isolated, which is dominated by the dense rhododendron forest. Ghorepani is an ethnic Magar village that lies at the bottom of Poon Hill. Climbing through the stone staircase, Poon Hill offers magnificent views of Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), II, III, IV, Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Holy Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri, Himchuli, and the neighboring peaks. The golden sunrise view over these outstanding white peaks takes your breath away with its incredible magic. Tadapani and Ghandruk are other Gurung villages, which are one of the ethnic groups of Nepal and are forward in hospitality. The Gurung museum of Ghandruk village is widely renowned and also it offers an antique taste of traveling in the countryside that has become an enticing part of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking.

Annapurna Short Trekking trails can be done throughout the year, but spring and autumn are the best preferable seasons. With the arrangement of ACAP permit, TIMS, professional guide, and supporting teams, Boundless Adventure arranges such a trek. It is also suitable for the family trekking destination of Nepal, who wants to hike in an easy and lower altitude trail of Annapurna.

Tailor-Made Trip in Annapurna short Trekking trails

Flying/driving from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the gateway of Annapurna trekking opens up. Then it’s about 1.5 hours driving to Nayapul, where the foothill excursion embarks.

Boundless Adventure customizes the trekking plan in the Annapurna region, which suits your trekking plan at your preferable time. Please, let us know to customize the itinerary of the trekking with tailor-made options.

Accommodations in Annapurna Short Trekking trail

Accommodation options vary according to different destinations. A good option of accommodation is available in the major cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. From basic accommodation to star hotels offer hygienic accommodation, but you should confirm beforehand to book the accommodation. Clean mountain lodges with warm dining halls and showers, basic rooms are available in every destination during Annapurna Short Trekking.

Meals on Annapurna Short Trekking trails

During the trip, the meal option in the cities includes breakfast, where you need to cover lunch and dinner. During the trekking in mountains, our package option includes three meals every day- breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Mountain lodges and hotels on the Annapurna Short Trekking serve amazing meals with variations in menu-from typical Nepali food, to Chinese, Indian and continental cuisine.  Meals with hot drinks and soups are better to have in the mountains.

Drinking-Water along the way of Annapurna Short Trekking trails

Annapurna Short Trekking Trails offer safe drinking water at water refilling stations and lodges/hotels. Buying mineral water bottles in the mountain region is not a good idea; rather drinking water from a safe water station is the best option. Besides that, you can buy water purifying tablets at Pharmacies (IODINE tablets and CHLORINE drops) and drink water from nature as well

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements in Annapurna Short Trekking trails

It is not mandatory to have a previous trekking experience in the Himalayan for the Annapurna Short Trekking, however, moderate physical fitness will support the trekking. If you have any restrictions from your health consultants, please let us know. During the trek, you walk 5-7 hours every day.

Best trekking season on Annapurna Short Trekking trails

There are mainly two best seasons for trekking in Annapurna Short Trekking Trail. The first season- Spring starts from March till May that allows spectacular views of the Himalayas, green hill surroundings, and the local scenario. Spring is also a season when the flowers bloom. September to November is another outstanding time to trek in the Annapurna Short Trekking trail. This is the autumn season, which offers excellent weather to enjoy the Himalayan views and great walking weather with warmer days. But, nights remain cold at this time.

TIMS and Permit of Annapurna Short Trekking trail

TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) and Permit are necessary for the legal trekkers. Every trekker needs to send us a copy of their passport and one photo to make the TIMS and Annapurna permits However, the original passport is not needed for the Annapurna area. But you need to have a Nepal visa with you.

Trekking equipment of Annapurna Short Trekking trail

Necessary to have a down jacket and Sleeping bag with you while you are trekking in the Annapurna area at any time of the year. If you feel uncomfortable carrying such trekking equipment, you can rent it in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Additional Information of Annapurna Short Trekking trails

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Itinerary Short Annapurna Trekking Trails Detail Itinerary

  • Car Car
    15 m
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

Welcome to Nepal, Our company representative receives you at the international airport and drives you to the hotel. You will be given a short briefing about the programs on the following days while you are check-in into the Hotel, Overnight at the hotel.

Note: Nepali Mobile Sim cards are available in the International airport.

View from Kathmandu airport
View from Kathmandu airport, Nepal

  • Car Car
    5 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Pokhara
  • Altitude Altitude
    810m

After breakfast in the Hotel, a car drives to Pokhara through the winding road of Prithvi Highway, you will get a chance to see the lifestyles throughout the Highway and also the green hills. Reaching Pokhara, transfer to the hotel, and rest. Overnight at the hotel.

Road trip to Pokhara
Road trip to Pokhara, Nepal

  • Car Car
    1.5 Hours
  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Tikhedhunga
  • Altitude Altitude
    1577m

From Pokhara, drive to Nayapul after breakfast, which takes about an hour. Then, it is about 3 hours trek to Tikhedhunga, the first day’s destination via Birethanti. The route is gentle and goes through the terraced hillside. Few houses can be seen scattered and passing Hile, Tikhedhunga arrives. Overnight at lodge.

Driving To Naya Pool.
Driving to Naya Pool by car

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest house
  • Location Place
    Ghorepani
  • Altitude Altitude
    2750m

With a good morning breakfast, begin to walk through the stone staircase and cross the suspension bridge. The steep trail begins that lasts for a couple of hours, passing Ulleri and Banthanti. The gradual trek begins from here as the trail is dominated by the rhododendron forest. Passing a few tea houses on the way, the entrance of the Ghorepani appears. This small town is populated by my Magar ethnic community. Overnight at lodge.

The Ghorepani Trekking Hotel
The Ghorepani Trekking Hotel Annapurna

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Lodge
  • Location Place
    Tadapani
  • Altitude Altitude
    2630m

It’s time to get up early in the morning to hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters), which is the best viewpoint for the sunrise view over the white mountain Vistas, including MT. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, and the surroundings. Descending to Ghorepani, have breakfast and begin to trek through the steep ascending through the rhododendron forest. With some up and down trails via Deurali and Banthanti, reach Tadapani. Overnight at lodge.

Poon Hill Short Annapurna Trekking Trails
Poon Hill view of Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Ghandruk
  • Altitude Altitude
    1940m

Today’s short and steep downhill trek begins from Tadapani after breakfast. It is a continual climb down through the rhododendron forest. The trail is fine but steep. Reaching Bhaisikharka, take a short rest and trek down to Ghandruk, which is a short descent. Ghandruk is a famous Gurung village in Annapurna for the folk culture, Gurung museum, outstanding Himalayan views, and ethnic hospitality. Overnight at lodge.

Photo of Ghandruk village
Ghandruk village Image

  • Car Car
    1.5 hours
  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Resort, Hotel
  • Location Place
    Pokhara
  • Altitude Altitude
    830m

Beginning to trek down through the terraced hillside trail, the trail leads to Kimchi. The jeep can be found from there. Another option is to trek gradually to Birethanti and exit from Annapurna Conservation Area checking point, drive further to Pokhara from Nayapool, which is about an hour drive to get into Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.

Note: If you are lack time, you may a jeep direct to Pokhara. It will take 3 hours to Get into Pokhara and fly to Kathmandu.

Ghandruk to Pokhara trekking
Ghandruk to Pokhara trekking

  • Flight Flight
    20 m
  • Food Food
    Breakfast
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380

Have a warm breakfast in Hotel and departure to the Pokhara airport, The driving destination is 10 minutes away from your hotel to Pokhara airport. We suggest taking a morning flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu because of the best views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and many unnamed peaks. We pick you up from Kathmandu domestic airport and transfer you to the hotel, you have the rest of the time for your personal use. Overnight at the hotel.

Airport in Pokhara
Pokhara airport

  • Car Car
    15m
  • Food Food
    Breakfast
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

Have breakfast in Hotel and On your departure, our representative drops you are the airport. Thank you for letting us serve you. Have a nice trip ahead.

Please, note: Check-out time in Hotel is 12:00 Noon.

Airport of Kathmandu
Nepal Departure airport

Includes and Excludes Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • International airport picks up and drops by private car /van/bus.
  • Three-star Categories Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, according to the itinerary.
  • Full board package trip with three times meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Tea or coffee with every meal.
  • Accommodations during the trekking,
  • Government licensed holder, experienced English-speaking Guide. One porter for two people.
  • Accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment for trekking staff.
  • Annapurna trekking permits and TIMS permits.
  • Surface ground transfer by Car or Plane
  • All government taxes.
  • Per person, one trekking map.
  • Per person one breathable T-shirt.
  • One carry bag for two people.

Cost Excludes

  • Bar bills
  • Mineral water to drink.
  • Trekking equipment.
  • Temple and monastery entrance fee and donation.
  • The rest of the expenses are not mentioned on Price Includes.

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