Annapurna Valley Rim Trek
Annapurna Valley Rim Trek follows from Pokhara and it is the most popular destination in Nepal as gateway to Annapurna region. Pokhara valley is a natural heritage which is located down town lakeside market Shore of Fewa Lake. It is also a great historical and cultural area from where adventure seekers can get chance to enjoy different course of activities. There are also plenty of short hike and day excursion spots, suitable for children and weary trekkers that can be made around the Annapurna valley Rim. Simply travelers can observe unbeatable combination of mountain which offers wonderful Himalayan views when arrive there. Eco Trek Nepal has proposed package for those seeking short and relatively easy trekking at warmer, lower elevations, there are a few options available.
Duration: 6 days
Activities: Short Hiking-3 days
Maximum altitude: 1500m
Best season: March/ Apr/ May/ June - Sep/ Oct/ Nov/Dec
Trip starts/Ends: Pokhara to Pokhara
Accommodations: Eco Teahouse lodge room managed by local community inclusive breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Transport: Necessary as per package you have required depends on group size – car /van/bus/flight/ to and from starting and ending point and drive or flight from gateway town
Annapurna Valley Rim Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Fly or drive to Pokhara
Early in the morning after breakfast we will drive you to the Domestic Airport to fly Pokhara (30 min). Or you can take a tourist bus to Pokhara from scenic Prihivi high way which will take you about 6 to 7 hour drive and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Transfer to Phedi by car (30 minutes) and trek up to Dhampus,
Start hiking mostly uphill through cultivated fields and local villages. This scenic Gurung Village is inhabited by a mix of people: Gurung, Brahman, Magar communities and it offers a spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges including Manaslu, Anapurna and Machhapuchhare range.
Day 03: Hike Dhampus to Sarangkot
Wake up early in the morning for sunrise and good Mountain View. Today the trail descends down to Dhampus River (Stream) and after crossing the river, trail ascends gradually through the paddy fields and small forest to reach Naudanda Village. After having lunch in Naudanda working through the Chhetri and Brahmins Villages after working slowly 3 hour you will arrive at Sarangkot. Sarangkot offers a Himalayan panorama consisting of the mighty peaks such as the Annapurnas, Himalchuli, Machhapuchhre, and Lamjung Lamjung himal.
Day 04: Trek downhill Hike
Wake up early in the morning to observe the sunrise over the Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including fishtail as well as other Soaring Mountain. After having breakfast trek down to Pokhara which will take you slowly 3 hours downhill through small forest and cultivated fields end the hike and transfer to hotel.
Day 05: Pokhara to Kathamndu:
Drive or take a flight to Kathmandu. It is 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu or 6 to 7 hour drive by tourist coach and overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Final departure, transfer to airport
Cost: Please contact us.
Minimum Group size: 2
Season: All around the year
Departure date: as per your convenience.
- Daily itinerary as described,
- all inclusive camping or lodge trek with English speaking guide and porters,
- all meals on trek, all fees and land transportation,
- camping gear such as twin sharing tent,
- toilet tent, dinning/kitchen tent,
- necessary staff.
- Bottled beverages,
- items of a personal nature,
- delay due to weather,
- equipment failure or situations beyond our control.
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