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Annapurna Mini Trek

Annapurna Mini trek is additionally widespread trekking path of Annapurna region. This Annapurna short trek offers the good wide views of mountain range. The exciting mountain scenery and also the stunning ethnic villages justify the recognition of Ghorepani trekking.

Annapurna Mini tour is done through the year knowledgeable throughout the monsoon. The Annapurna view trek offers charming villages thickly settled significantly by the Magars and Gurungs, dense bush forests filled with birds and deep sub-tropical valleys.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, Tribhuvan International Airport.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (900m) by tourist bus -7 hours.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1010m) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,570m) 3-4 hours.
Day 05: Tikhedhunga trek to Ghorepani (2,840m)-5 hours.
Day 06: Hike up to Poon hill (3,210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m). 5-6 hours
Day 07: Tadapani trek to Ghandruk (1990m) 3-4 hrs.
Day 08: Ghandruk trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
Day 09: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu, 30 minutes flight
Day 10: Final Departure.

  • Facts of the Trip
  • Before You Go
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • What to Take
  • Useful Information

Trip Name: Annapurna Mini Trek

Trip Duration: 10 days,

Max. Altitude: 3210m (Poon Hill),

Best Time: February, March, April, May, June, September, October,and November are the best months.

Minimum Pax: 1 pax,

Start Trip: Nayapul,

End Trip: Nayapul,

Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Guest houses during trekking

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara, All meals during trekking

Trip Grade: Easy

How to Get Nepal

Flights arrive at Kathmandu, from where internal connecting flights are possible. The following are some of the airlines that fly to Nepal ; Nepal Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways, Gulf Air, Qatar Air, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Air India, Austrian Airlines, Biman Bangladesh, Lufthansa, Air Arabia, Air China, Air Arabia, Druk Air, GMG Airlines, Korean Air, Pakistan International Airlines, and Singapore Airlines fly into Kathmandu. It is also possible to travel overland from India or China. You can check with your local travel agent for competitive airfares or please contact us.

Passport and Visa

You need to have a valid passport having minimum of 6 months of validity from the return date. You can get Nepalese visa from the Nepalese consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu airport. Do not forget that you will also need two passport size photos to take Nepal visa. Do not require visa for Indian nationalities.
Visa Fees:
• US $ 25 or convertible foreign currency equivalent for 15 days.
• US $ 40 or convertible foreign currency equivalent for 30 days.
• US $ 100 or convertible foreign currency equivalent for 90 days.
Allowed only 150 days to stay in Nepal in a calendar year on a tourist visa.

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal.
We will meet you at Tribhuwan International airport, Kathmandu and transferred to the hotel, after your freshness briefing program for your trekking, overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour.
After breakfast, we begin a tour to different spots of Kathmandu, particularly verifiable and Religious spots which incorporates the planet legacy destinations Kathmandu Durbar square, Pashupatinath – the Hindu sanctuary, Swoyambhunath- monkey sanctuary and Buddhists sanctums in Bouddhanath.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (900m) by tourist bus -7 hours.
Early in the morning our staff will pick you up from hotel to the transport station, which takes something like 7 hours to reach the city of lakes, Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1010m) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,570m) 3-4 hours.
Early morning one hour drive by private vehicle from Pokhara takes you to Nayapul, from where our trek begins. We arrive at to Tikhedhunga after 3 hours walking. Today's walk is generally short and simple, introduction to the trekking conditions to the Annapurna Region.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga trek to Ghorepani (2,840m)-5 hours.
We need to move to an extensive Gagar village Ulleri then we trek towards Nangethati at 2460m. After an hour walk we reach to Ghorepani located at 2840m.

Day 06: Hike up to Poon hill (3,210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m).
Early in the morning we begin one hour climbing to Poon hill. Poon hill lies at a rise of3210m. It is most popular view point for spectacular mountain views. After spending some time at Poon hill, we come back to Ghorepani and take a hot breakfast at hotel. Then we have to ascend to Deurali and after that, we decent down to reach Tadapani.

Day 07: Tadapani trek to Ghandruk (1990m) 3-4 hrs.
Today the trail goes through deep forest on the steady lane to Bhasi Kharka. Then the trails descend down through the beautiful forest with rare outlook of the Annapurna Himalayan range to reach Ghandruk at 1990m. Ghandruk is a unique village of Gurung, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. You can enjoy with their culture, tradition, and life style.

Day 08: Ghandruk trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
Today is our last day in the Mountain. After having breakfast the trail goes through local villages, beautiful forests and terraced fields with the glimpse of Annapurna Himalayan range. After walking about 4 hours we arrive to Nayapul crossing through the Birethanti. Then about 1 hour drive back to Beautiful lake city Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu
Today we leave Pokhara to Kathmandu, which takes 30 minutes by flight and 6-7 hours by bus. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel

Day 10: Final Departure.
Dream Heaven Adventure Team say good bye and take you to the airport to catch your flight

Cost Includes

  •  Airport pick up and drop by car/van/hiace
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Pokhara twin sharing on Bed and Breakfast
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and transportation
  • An experienced English-speaking and Government license holder Trekking guide including salary, insurance, flight, food and lodging
  • Trekking porter including salary, insurance, flight, food and lodging ( 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis)
  • All necessary paper works, trekking permits and TIMS card.
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All trekking equipment for trekking staff
  • All government and local taxes
  • Transportation by Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu
  • Private Transportation from Pokhara to trekking starting point and trekking ending point to Pokhara

Cost Excludes

  •  Nepal entry Visa fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax, Sightseeing entry fee for the city tour.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • All Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bottle, hot shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • All kind of drinks, hot water, alcoholic and soft drinks.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in cost include.
  • Hiking Boots and Socks
  • Trekking Pants and trousers
  • Informal shirt and T-shirts
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Fleece jacket and pullover
  • Thermal gloves
  • Sun Hat/Warm Hat and Sunglasses
  • Headlamp and batteries
  • Sun protection
  • Water bottles to fill water 1 Ltr Recommend
  • Antibacterial hand wash and towel
  • Trekking poles ( not compulsory)
  • Sleeping bag– 20 degree, Down Jacket

Lodging:

During this Annapurna mini trek, you will stay at standard tea houses/lodges. Some guesthouses are very basic with shared laundry and bathroom facilities.

Meals:

During the trek you can eat quality food in sufficient quantities like breakfast, lunch and dinner chosen from a menu such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes, pizza, pasta, French fries and soup. There will even be many snacks out there like biscuits, chocolate and soft drinks and in some areas you'll realize recent fruit in season.