Annapurna Short Trekking
This Annapurna Short Trekking is suitable for everyone in limited time, also known as the easiest but adventurous trek among the Annapurna region. The circular 5 days Annapurna short trek begins and end in Pokhara. Pokhara is a city of lake, it will take about 6-7 hours by land and about 30 min by air to reach to Pokhara from Kathmandu. This trek starts from 820m/2690ft elevation (Pokhara) and it goes to 3210m/10530ft high (Poonhill). This trek is good combination of nature, culture and different ethnic groups of people such as Gurungs and Magars, agriculturists of Tibetan origin, the Magars are skilled craftsmen in stone and wood. It offers you breathtaking scenery of snowy peaks, flora and fauna, and so on. The adventure starts from Nayapool and after 1 ½ hour drive from Pokhara through forested hill and farmland to Tikhedhunga .
In the second day of your trek, is stepper but takes you through dense forest of oak and rhododendron (National Flower of Nepal) with birds chirping to the flourishing and well situated village of Ghorepani. An early morning in 45 min walk up Poon Hill, rewarded with magnificent view of sunrise of the panoramic views of several snow-clad mountains and peaks like Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Hiunchuli Mountain and so on. After getting the engrossing views of mountains, is rewarded with glorious sunrise view of the spectacular view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range to the north and lowland hills to the south. After breakfast, the trail follows ridgeline to Tadapani with plenty of snow-peak views including the iconic Fishtail Mountain. At the day of your trekking you can see a beautiful traditional villages inhabited by Gurung tribe. In the fifth day drops along a river to Nayapool.
Annapurna short trekking leads the trekkers into the Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP). This area boasts villages with ancient and cultural significance as well as some of the most breathtaking scenery in the entire region. Being a low altitude trek, trekkers need to have normal physical fitness and endurance to trek for 3-4 hours a day in average in the hilly terrain. Each night you will be staying at lodge own by locals. Join us to experience the professional, quality service; experienced and qualified guides; carefully designed itineraries and customized service as per your needs. Annapurna short trekking can be done at any time of the year but March to May and September to December remains the best season of the year to do Annapurna Short trek.
Day 01: Pokhara-Tirkhedhunga (1570m/5150ft) about 2 hours drive and 3-4 hrs walks Lodge (L/D)
Day 02: Tikhedhunga-Ulleri-Ghorepani (2780m/9121ft) 5-6 hrs walks Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani-Tadapani (2660m/8727ft) 4-5 hrs walks Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 04: Tadapani – Ghandruk (1990m/6529ft) 3-4 hrs walk Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 05: Ghandruck – Pokhara (820m/2690ft) Hotel (B/L)
B/L = Breakfast/Lunch, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner