Category: Tea house Trek
Best season: Fall and Spring
Hour walk: 4-6
Region: Annapurna Conservation Area
Duration: 12 days
Cost: USD 1128
Max Height Access: 3,230 mtr
Ideal for those who have many days, Annapurna Panorama allows us to enjoy the best Nepal and its fantastic Himalayan trails. A trek within the reach of anyone who is in good physical shape, which brings us up to Poon Hill, one of the most beautiful scenic spots in Annapurna. In small circuit we also have the opportunity to visit historical villages, such as Gandruk, and enjoy the relaxing thermal baths Jhinu Danda. Visit to Kathmandu, Pokhara and Bhaktapur beautiful, the old capital, a UNESCO heritage.
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1340 mt)
Getting to Kathmandu is exciting and memorable experience, the panoramic view of the snowy peaks of the Himalayas will present your views. The Nepalese capital is situated in a wide valley at 1,340 meters above sea level. At the airport we will be waiting for our staff. It will follow a brief informational meeting and then we will make the final payment procedures. You will also have time to walk to Thamel, the tourist district of Kathmandu and mountaineering.
Overnight: Manang or similar.
DAY 2 - TOUR OF KATHMANDU CULTURAL
Breakfast in the hotel. Day visit of Kathmandu historical and cultural. Visit the Buddhist monastery of Boudhnath, the largest stupa of Nepal and the Hindu temple of Pashupatinat, place of ceremony Hindu, and then conclude with a visit to the Monkey Temple, a mix of Hinduism and Buddhism, which offers a beautiful view of Kathmandu. Visit the city of Patan, located a few kilometers from the capital. In Durbar Square are some spectacular times, dating back to the ancient imperial city, including the king's palace and the temple dedicated to the god Hindu, Krishna Mandir, built entirely of stone with inside rare sculptures.Briefing with the guide who will accompany you in the trek.
Overnight at the hotel Manang or similar.
DAY 3 - KATHMANDU - Pokhara
Breakfast and transfer to the van / private bus to Pokhara, a beautiful town situated on the banks of Lake Phewa Tal. Free lunch along the way. Overnight at hotel. Free afternoon for a visit to the lake and to the various local shops in the center. Free dinner. Overnight at Hotel Lake Front or similar.
DAY 4 - Nayapul - TIKHEDUNGA (4 HOURS / 1,560 mt)
Full board. in private van transfer to Nayapul and trek about 4 hours until Tikhedunga (1,560 meters). easy day for the little slope that separates the two villages. Overnight at the lodge.
DAY 5 - TIKHEDUNGA - GHOREPANI (6 HOURS / 2800 m)
Full board. Trek about 5-6 hours to Ghorepani (2,840 meters). From this village the views begin to be amazing. We have before us the Annapurna (8,091 meters), the Dhaulaguiri (8,167 meters) and other peaks over 7,000 meters. Overnight at the lodge.
DAY 6 - GHOREPANI - GANDRUK (2800m / 7 hours) via POOHILL
Full board. Wake up to the lookout point 4.30 am and the walk of an hour of Poon Hill (3,200 meters), one of the most beautiful in the Himalayas of Nepal. From here three peaks of 8,000 meters and a myriad of 7,000 and 6,000 meters. Return to the lodge for breakfast and trek of about 5 hours at Gandruk, the beautiful village of Gurung ethnic group, located under the Annapurna South. The village maintains a strong tradition Gurung, you can visit the monastery and some typical houses. The visit is very interesting and beautiful. Overnight at the lodge.
DAY 7 - GANDRUK - JEENO DANDA (1780 mt / 3 hours)
Starting at dawn and, after 4 hours of walking, we arrive at Jeeno Danda, known not so much for the views in the Himalayas almost absent, but for the relaxing thermal baths of boiling water. Following the deposit backpacks in the lodge, 20 minute walk to the thermal pools. total relaxation and return to the lodge for dinner.
DAY 8 - JEENO DANDA - LANDRUK (1565 mt / 4 hours)
Easy day today. Only 3-4 hours separate us from the Gurung village of Tolka. Here we stay at Namaste.
DAY 9 - LANDRUK - Pokhara
After breakfast, we begin to deal with what is the last day of trekking. We reach Pokhara in the afternoon and we settle in Lake Front Hotel or similar. Rest of the day free.
DAY 10 - Pokhara - Bandipur
After breakfast, half day for a visit to Pokhara and some shopping. After lunch departure for Bandipur, a beautiful town with a superb view of the Himalayan range. Accommodation in Hotel Mountain Resort and visit the small village.
Day 11 - Bandipur - CULTURAL VISIT A BHAKTAPUR
After breakfast at the hotel, we're off to Bakthapur where we will visit the fantastic city of Bhaktapur and the famous Durbar Square where you can admire the famous palace with 55 windows built in 1754, the Sunko Dhoka and beautiful Hindu temples.Drive back to Kathmandu for dinner. Overnight: Hotel Manang or similar
12 - Departure
Breakfast at hotel and free morning for last minute shopping in Thamel area. Transfer to the airport about three hours before an international flight.