Annapurna Panorama view trek - 10 Days

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 3,210m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • Gurung and Magar Picturesque villages.
  • Unique traditional culture.
  • Gurung Museum at Ghandruk.
  • Walking through the stone-paved trail, waterfalls, dense Rhododendron forest and natural landscapes.
  • Panorama mountains view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Machhapuchare, Gangapurna, and many peaks.

About Annapurna Panorama view trek

Annapurna Panorama view trek is a short and most exciting journey in Himalayan Annapurna as it's perfect for a limited holiday with mountains lovers trekkers, this classic popular trek provides a spectacular view of the mighty Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs with beautiful mountain Machhapuchhre (6,993m). We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure designed this 10 days Annapurna panorama view trek itinerary is one most of the best mountain sceneries trek in the Annapurna region. Likewise, you have a great opportunity to explore Gurung community village Ghandruk and Ponn hill, which is the most attractive place of this trek.

This Annapurna Panorama view trek - 10 days as also called Ghandruk via poon hill trek, there you enjoy unlimited snow-capped mountains sceneries, Gurung community unique culture, and local traditional lifestyle. At the poon hill early in the morning, you will catch a gorgeous sunrise view and amazing panorama mountains view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Machhapuchare, Gangapurna, and many peaks. This short and sweet Annapurna view trek attraction are local traditional lifestyle, Gurung Culture Museum, hospitality villages Landruk-Ghandruk-Tadapani-Ghorepani, scenic landscape, cultural richness, and memorable experience in your lifetime.

The Annapurna Panorama view trek (10 days) itinerary begins from UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley (the capital city of Nepal) and Drive to the tourism paradise place Pokhara, then you take a short jeep drive to Phedi, from where we start our trek. Annapurna Panorama view trek route leads the beautiful settlements villages of Gurung, Thakali, and Magar, then walk through the terraced field, lush forests of Rhododendron, steep with rocky, and flagstone steps. Annapurna Panorama view trek altitude is situated 3210 meters above the sea level, which is can do all of age.

The short Annapurna view trek passes through the different ethnic groups and surrounded mountains view, for the first trekker in Himalayan, this trek will be a completely different experience. Poon Hill (3,210M) is the highest point of the Annapurna View Trek, it,s offers amazing sunrise and a spectacular view of Annapurna, Machhapauchhare, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri range.

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure designed 10 days Annapurna Panorama View Trek for getting exciting landscapes, Himalayan experience, unique culture, and easy trek in the Annapurna region. The best months to go this Annapurna Panorama view trek on  Feb - May, Sep-Dec. For Annapurna view trek cost or any other information, feel free to get in touch anytime with us. Our experienced team will make your trip most memorial and incredible.

Itinerary

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This day begins with a delicious breakfast and then a long drive to the lake city called Pokhara. During the drive, you get to see beautiful views of rivers, small settlement areas. lush green hills, and waterfalls. Upon reaching Pokhara, you head to the hotel. You are free to explore nearby areas. If you want, you can also do boating on tranquil Fewa Lake enjoying a stunning sunset.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 800m
  • Pokhara
After having breakfast at Pokhara Hotel, you take a short drive to Phedi, which is the starting point of this trek. Leaving the Phedi, the trail ascent to Dhampus, where you can see Annapurna massif and golden rice terraces. Crossing beautiful villages and forests you reach Dhampus. Overnight stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,650m
  • Dhampus
After breakfast, you will walk in a quiet forest with enjoying the amazing Annapurna panorama view. Likewise, the trail passes rhododendron forests, Modi River flowing down the hills, flagstone steps, and reach Gurung village of Landruk. Overnight stay at Landruk lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,565m
  • Landruk Village
Leaving the Landruk, you will enjoy with idyllic rural life, scenic Himalayas, diverse birds, and plants. On the way, you get to see stunning views of snow-capped Himalayan mountains like Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, etc. You will reach the fine Ghandruk village resided by Gurung. Here, you get to see the Gurung Culture Museum, daily lifestyle, and culture of Gurung people.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,940m
  • Ghandruk Village
steep ascent through dense forests of rhododendron and other wildflowers, you move towards Tadapani. After a walk along the Luprung Danda, you arrive in Tadapani, it offers the closest view of Patal Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), and Machhapuchhre (6993m). Overnight stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,590m
  • Tadapani
After having breakfast, you walk amid the lush rhododendron forest and enjoying with picturesque snow-capped mountains view, then cross suspension bridges over several small streams. After leaving the Deurali (3,090m) you reach a popular village among trekkers Ghorepani village. Overnight stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,750m
  • Ghorepani
You wake up early in the morning and hike to Poon Hill from where you get to witness gorgeous sunrise along with the western Himalayan mountains and close wonderful views of the Annapurna with Dhaulagiri ranges. After spending some time at the viewpoint, you drop down to Ghorepani and have breakfast. Leaving Ghorepani behind, you descend through lush forests of rhododendron and small villages to reach Tikhedunga. Overnight stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,500m
  • Tikhedunga
After having breakfast, you begin trekking towards Nayapul. The trail goes through lush forests, crossing Bhurungdi Khola on a bridge, and pass the settlements of Hille of Sudame, Lamdawali, and Birethanti. Likewise, you reach Nayapul then enjoying the scenes along the way, you drive back to Pokhara from Nayapul on the same day. Pokhara is a lakeside tourist paradise with many facilities for trekkers. Pokhara is a place full of a clean environment and natural beauty.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 800m
  • Pokhara
Today, you will drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. It will be a long scenic drive. After reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel. You will have the remaining day to you. You can visit monuments and do shopping. In the evening, you meet other team members over the farewell dinner.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

You will fly back to your home. One of our team representatives will take you to the airport as per your flight departure time.

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup/Drop from Airport – Hotel - Airport a private vehicle.
  • Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Tourist bus or domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu).
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek.
  • leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide & Porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Annapurna trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).
  • First aid box.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • farewell dinners.
     
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.
  • 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 guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

Useful Information

Annapurna panorama view trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Annapurna panorama view trek Accommodation

Annapurna panorama view trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu and Pokhara, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. The Annapurna panorama view trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.


Annapurna panorama view trek Meals

At the Kathmandu and Pokhara have included only breakfast. During the Annapurna panorama view trek, all meals will be provided. In the Annapurna region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Annapurna panorama view trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!