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Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

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  • Options Available (Accommodation, meals, permit fees, ground transportation, government tax, guide, airport picks up & drop off)

Group Discounts
1 Pax. US$ 800 P/P
2-4 Pax. US$ 780 P/P
5-7 Pax. US$ 750 P/P
8-10 Pax. US$ 720 P/P
11-14 Pax. US$ 680 P/P
Over 15 Pax. US$ 600 P/P
Trip Duration 9 Days
Nature of Trip Trekking
Maximum Altitude 3200m Poon Hill
Difficulty Grade Easy
Start & End Point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Transportation Car
Accommodation Guest House, Hotel, Resort.

Short Annapurna Trekking Trails 2023 and 2024

  • Annapurna short trekking trails have a vest view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.
  • Ethnic community and their vibrant culture in Annapurna.
  • Over 8000 meters of mountains and Holy mountains.
  • Terraced green hillsides are enjoyable during the trekking
  • Excellent ethnic hospitality of the Gurung community.

Overview of Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

Short Annapurna Trekking trails highlight the best season of 2023, and 2024 are accessible excursions in Nepal’s lower Annapurna Conservation area. Hiking on Annapurna trails is also famous for family groups due to the outstanding Himalayan views, easy altitude, and excellent 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 trek’s highest altitude and best viewpoint.

Similarly, Annapurna has many more family trekking trails and pilgrimage tours, including Around Annapurna, Mardi Himal Trekking, Muktinath, Nar Phu Valley, Annapurna Base Camp, Upper Mustang trekking trail, Jeep Tour Mustang, and Manang.

Let us know by Email or WhatsApp at +977-9851033819 now. We are happy to provide Annapurna Short Trekking trails information, cost and price details, an itinerary, and a Trekking map of the trekking trails of Annapurna.

The trekking trail start from Nayapul, 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, dominated by the dense rhododendron forest. Ghorepani is an ethnic Magar village 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 over these outstanding white peaks takes your breath away with incredible magic. Tadapani and Ghandruk are other Gurung villages around the Short Annapurna Trekking trails, which are one of the ethnic groups of Nepal and are forward in hospitality. The Gurung Museum of Ghandruk village is widely renowned.

It offers an antique taste of traveling in the countryside that has become an enticing part of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking.

The Short Annapurna Trekking trails can be made throughout the year, but Spring and autumn are preferable. Boundless Adventure arranges a trek with an ACAP permit, TIMS, a professional guide, and support teams.

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

People can see Flying/drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara for Short Annapurna Trekking trails, the gateway of Annapurna trekking opens up. Then it’s about 1.5 hours driving to Nayapul from Pokhara, where the foothill excursion embarks.

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

Itinerary of Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

Short Annapurna Trekking trails are just nine days trekking trail including the best viewpoint of Annapurna. The Nine days itinerary includes Pickup and departure days from Kathmandu.

We are happy to share our great itinerary, including local culture, the Annapurna Himalayas, flora and Fauna, and customs of the local people.

Please contact us regarding the Trip to Nepal Himalayas by email or WhatsApp at +977 9851033819 now, and we are always pleased to provide you with details about the cost.


Day:01 Picks up and Transfer to hotel.

Car 15 m
Overnight Kathmandu
Accommodation Hotel

Welcome to Nepal, Our company representative will receive 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 the Hotel, Overnight at the hotel.

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

View from Kathmandu airport
View from Kathmandu Airport, Nepal

Day:02 Drive to Pokhara by car

Car 5 hours
Overnight Pokhara
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

After breakfast in the Hotel, a car / Van drives to Pokhara through the winding road of Prithvi Highway.

You will see the lifestyles throughout the Highway and the green hills. Reaching Pokhara, transfer to the hotel, and rest. Overnight at the hotel.

Road trip to Pokhara
Road trip to Pokhara, Nepal

Day:03 Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga

Car 1.5 Hours
Overnight Tikhedhunga
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Guest House

From Pokhara, drive to Nayapul after breakfast, which takes about an hour.

Then, it is about 3 hour’s 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 the lodge.

Driving To Naya Pool.
Driving to Naya Pool by car

Day:04 Trek to Ghorepani

Hiking 5 hours
Overnight Ghorepani
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

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 rhododendron forest dominates the trail.

Passing a few tea houses on the way, the entrance of the Ghorepani appears by Magar ethnic community populates this small town overnight at the lodge.

The Ghorepani Trekking Hotel
The Ghorepani Trekking Hotel Annapurna

Day:05 Trek to Tadapani

Hiking 7 hours
Overnight Tadapani
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

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 trek through the steep ascending through the rhododendron forest.

With some up-and-down trails via Deurali and Banthanti, reach Tadapani overnight at the lodge.

Poon Hill Short Annapurna Trekking Trails
Poon Hill View of Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

Day:06 Trek to Ghandruk

Hiking 4 hours
Overnight Ghandruk
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

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, rest briefly and trek down to Ghandruk, a short descent.

Ghandruk is a famous Gurung village in Annapurna for its folk culture, Gurung museum, outstanding Himalayan views, and ethnic hospitality overnight at the lodge.

Photo of Ghandruk village
Ghandruk village Image

Day:07 Trek to nayapool and drive back to Pokhara.

Car 1.5 hours
Overnight Pokhara
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Resort, Hotel

Beginning to trek down through the terraced hillside trail, the trail leads to Kimchi.

The jeep can be found there. Another option is to trek gradually to Birethanti and exit from the Annapurna Conservation Area checking point.

Drive further to Pokhara from Nayapool, which is about an hour’s drive to get into Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.

Note: If you lack time, you may use 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

Day:08 Fly back to Kathmandu.

Flight 20 m
Overnight Kathmandu
Food Breakfast
Accommodation Hotel

Have a warm breakfast in Hotel and departure to the Pokhara airport. The driving destination is 20 minutes 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’ll 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.

Note: Car, Jeep, and Buses are also available according to your interest.

Airport in Pokhara
Pokhara Airport

Day:09 Departure.

Car 15m
Overnight Kathmandu
Food Breakfast

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 Noon.

Airport of Kathmandu
Nepal Departure airport


What's Included?

  • 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.

What's Excluded?

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

Essential Information - Short Annapurna Trekking Trails

Accommodations in Annapurna Trekking trails

Accommodation options vary according to different destinations. A good choice for accommodation is available in major cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Basic accommodation to star hotels offers clane accommodation, but you should confirm beforehand to book the accommodation.

Clean mountain lodges with warm dining halls, showers, and basic rooms are available at every Annapurna Short Trekking destination.

Meals Trails

During the trip, the city’s meal option includes breakfast, where you must cover lunch and dinner. During the trekking in the mountains, our package option consists of three meals daily- breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Mountain lodges and hotels on the Annapurna Short Trekking serve delicious meals with menu variations- 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

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; dWaterng Water from a safe water station is the best option. Besides, you can buy Water purifying tablets at Pharmacies (IODINE tablets and CHLORINE drops) and drinkable water from nature.

Best trekking season

There are mainly two best seasons for trekking on Annapurna Trail. Spring’s first season, from March to May and September to December, allows spectacular views of the Himalayas, green hill surroundings, and the local scene.

Spring is also when the flowers bloom. September to November is another excellent time to trek on the Annapurna Short Trekking trail. This autumn offers perfect weather to enjoy the Himalayan views and wonderful walking weather with warmer days. But, nights remain cold at this time. These are the best trekking seasons in Annapurna.

TIMS and Permit

TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) and Annapurna Conservation Trekking permits are necessary for legal trekkers. Every trekker needs to send us a copy of their passport and one photo to make the TIMS and Annapurna permits. An original key is not required for the Annapurna area. Just provide us with a copy of your passport and a passport-size picture.

Trekking equipment

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

Nepal Visa

Everyone can get a Nepal visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport of Nepal. What types of tickets are you looking for? Student Visa, Tourist Visa, or Business Visa? You may get a within an hour at the immigration of Nepal. Probably it will be lit long queue during the primary travel season.

Additional Information

Our team is ready to assist you with trip service and provide authentic information about the Annapurna region treks. If you need further information about the short trekking trails of Annapurna, please, do not hesitate to email us or call us on WhatsApp at +977 9851033819. It will be easier for you than ever.

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