Trip Introduction: 2 Days Annapurna Himalaya Short Hiking.
Annapurna Himalaya Short Hiking an enjoyable walk of a few days takes you to cooler refreshing mountain air around green hills. A great escape from the busy city life around a serene environment, where the air is pure and fresh.
Annapurna Himalaya Hike, suitable for all types of people and age-group without any hassle and problem of altitude sickness. The only stressful and tough part is walking uphill for a few hours, which is normal around Himalayas countries.
Interesting short hiking to the high hills of southern Annapurna Himalaya, exploring farm villages, walking into lovely woodland. Then reaching on the top scenic ridge and into a flat green meadow at Australian Camp, the local name is Thuli Kharka. Once a summer grazing field of local cattle herders, since the flow of trekking began. Then few lodges flourished to cater to the trekkers, and then an Australian Annapurna Expedition Camped on this spot. Hence the name tagged as Australian Camp in the early 1980’s, a beautiful place for outstanding views of snow peaks.
From the Australian camp enjoy the glorious sunrise reflecting over an array of peaks of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Himalaya range. After pleasant overnight head downhill and visit the village of Potana, situated amidst beautiful forest surroundings. Facing grand views of Annapurna peaks with majestic Mt. Machhapuchare is the famous Fish-Tail peak with an array of the mountain range.
The last walk leads down to Dhampus, a large Gurung village with a superb panorama of the Mid-Western Himalayan range. As walk head to long descends at the bottom of Dhampus hill for a short exciting drive back to Pokhara. After an enjoyable and mesmerizing experience on Annapurna Short Hiking.
Best Season for Annapurna Himalaya short hiking.
All year round except monsoon times of July and August, best in springtime from March to May, and autumn from September to November. But one can enjoy this short hike in the winter season also from December to February.
Local Culture and Religion of Annapurna Himalaya short hiking.
The hills tribes of Annapurna Himalaya are the Gurung people, spread around all high hills, valleys of Annapurna Himalaya to Lamjung Himal range. Gurung follows the Buddhism religion and similar culture and heritage of Tibetan predecessors. Gurung also practices the ancient cult of Bon religion, pre-Buddhism worship of nature, and mountain spirits. Every house around Gurung villages is adorned with Buddhist prayer flags, called Lung-Ta, the Wind Horse.
Outline Itinerary for Annapurna Himalaya Short Hiking.
Day 01: From Pokhara 860 m drive to Kande 1,520 m and hike to Australian amp 2,050 m-03 hrs. (1 hour drive and 2 hours hike).
Day 02: Trek to Phedi 960 m via Dhampus and drive to Pokhara-04 hrs. 3 ½ hours walk and half hour drive.
- This trip departure every day of the year.
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
- This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re travelling solo or private or with family.
- Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
- We can help you make it fit your budget.
- we accept instant booking and online payment.
Climate and Weather.
Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.
Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around higher areas above 1,800 m.
Other months from September to December another great times for treks around Annapurna region and other areas of Himalaya, when days are clear for views and to summit the top of the peak, although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.
Accommodations and Food.
On this Annapurna Himalaya Short Hiking staying in best available local lodge from the start to an end of hiking and in nice hotels at Pokhara. With great range of foods as per your choice from wide listed menu of the lodge serving from famous Nepalese Dal-Bhat to Continental with some Chinese, Tibetans and Indian foods.
All meals are well cooked, hygienic and fresh served in a large dining hall with warm environment.
On this short hike no problem of catching AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) or high altitude symptoms, as walk takes you to slow gain in elevation where high altitude gains on top Australian Camp at 2,050 m just for few hours, and then on downhill most of way back to end the trek at Pokhara at 860 m high.
Around Nepal Himalaya the quickest emergency evacuation by means of Helicopter services to bring the victims back to Kathmandu and for further treatments if required.
For emergency evacuation where trekkers should be well insured with good Insurance policy that covers all medical side and the use of Helicopter or other means of transportation.
Where all travelers to Nepal Himalaya require Travel and Medical Insurance to cover against unfortunate accidents and sickness covering Helicopter Service Rescue to safe places and nearest hospitals.