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Annapurna Ghandruk Trek - 12 Days

Lower Annapurna Trek – 12 Days: (Accommodation; Hotel/Lodge)

The legendary Annapurna region is the most diverse and popular trekking area in Nepal. From the full three-week Annapurna Circuit, which stretches into the historic Annapurna region to short treks, there’s a trek suitable for everyone here.


Lower Annapurna Trek of Nepal is one of the most popular and easiest treks in Annapurna region. It is situated at an altitude of 3210m, and just beneath the greatest Himalayan Range. It is well suited for the short period of time and it is easier trekking holiday than trekking the Annapurna region, trek. Panoramic Views of the mountains from Poon hill can enjoy the splendid Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Machhapuchhre Himal 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna South 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m Annapurna IV 7525m and Lamjung Himal 6988m. The area is famous for fascinating traditional villages, ethnic communities, rhododendron forests and magnificent 360-degree views of more than ten snow-capped mountains. It is the easiest and shortest trek that doesn’t require any experience in trekking. During the season, the route can be congested but it is possible to lower Annapurna trek throughout the year.


Trip Facts:
Country : Nepal
Trip Duration : 12 Days
Best Season : Spring/Autumn
Min Altitude : 8,50 Meter
Max Altitude : 3,210 Meter
Accommodations : Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodge during the trek
Meals : All meals provided during the trek
Trip starts : Kathmandu
Trip ends : Kathmandu
Group size : Min – 1


Outline Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Drive to Nayapool and start trek to Ulleri, (1920m), 5-6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 05 : Trek to Ghorepani, (2880m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 06 : Trek to Poonhill (3210m), 45 minutes.
Day 07 : Trek to Ghandruk, 4-5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 08 : Trek to Pothana, 6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day09 : Trek to Phedi 3/30 hrs, and drive back to Pokhara, 30 minutes. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Excursion around Pokhara valley like.
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.


Itinerary can be make decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Annapurna Gandruk Trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


NOTE : All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by the representative of AlpineTrav Treks and Expeditions and you will be shifted to your hotel.

Day 2
Day 02 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.

Today you go around Kathmandu valley and see Durbar Squares at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. Visit to Boudhanath will be unforgettable experience since it is one of the biggest stupas in Nepal. And, Swayambhunath located top on the mount in the city known as the Monkey Temple will also captivate you. Also, you will visit Pashupatinath, at the bank of Bagmati River which is one of the Hindus sacred places. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel and head to Pokhara by flight or by vehicle. After reaching you will taken to hotel and have a leisure afternoon. You can visit around the lakeside or go for boating at Fewa Lake.

Day 4
Day 04 : Drive to Nayapool and start trek to Ulleri, (1920m), 5-6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Today, a 42 km drive for nearly 1.5 hours will take you to a place called Nayapool by car. Then, the trek begins by ascending through the beautiful rice, millet and maze farms of local people. Walking all along the major trail of Birethanti allows us to pass through beautiful petite waterfalls. The path takes us to Sudami and then we gradually walk by the side of valley and reach at Hile. Eventually, after half an hour walk we will reach at Tikhedhunga for overnight stay or we can further climb 3500 stone steps to reach Ulleri from Tikhedhunga.

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek to Ghorepani, (2880m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Today, we will walk from Ulleri to reach Ghorepani, one of the renowned spot of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. Our hike simply moves up to Banthanti (which is 2250 m above the sea level) going across oak and rhododendron forest. We keep on trekking until we reach to our ultimate destination Ghorepani through Nangethanti (2460m). Later we will be staying overnight in a hotel after trekking for almost 5 hours.

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek to Poonhill (3210m), 45 minutes

Early in the morning to see The Himalayan and sunrise views and to Tadapani, overnight at Lodge.

Early morning we march to Poonhill (3195m) where nature allows us to view the striking mountains and beautiful sunrise. After an hour, we descend from Poonhill and continuously walk to Tadapani taking around 6 hours. Tadapani exactly refers to ‘Far water’ which means water is provided in this village from far away. The track rise all along ridges and through rhododendron, pine woods to Deurali. We descend arrive at Banthanti, walk further on the twisting way to Tadapani and stay overnight.

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek to Ghandruk, 4-5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

On this day, our journey takes us Ghandruk which takes almost 4 hours. It is considered as one of the most inspiring village, the home of Gurung people. The track primarily passes through forest. And we stay overnight at Ghandruk. The program will manage by Alpinetrav Treks.

Day 8
Day 08 : Trek to Pothana, 6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Today we pass through the village of Landrung and reach several viewpoints like Tolka, Deurali and ultimately to Pothana where the view of Himalaya ranges can be mesmerizing. The hotels and lodges in Pothana are found in the thick forest and the overnight stay can be much more exciting and new experience.

Day 9
Day09 : Trek to Phedi 3/30 hrs, and drive back to Pokhara, 30 minutes. Overnight at hotel.

Early in the morning, we will start our trek and walk through various other viewpoints and reach to Dhampus. We are allowed to see some more beautiful sceneries and villages and eventually arrive at Phedi and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 10
Day 10 : Excursion around Pokhara valley.

Like Barahi Temple, World peace pagoda, Buddhist Monastery, Bindhyabasini Temple and Gupteswora cave.

Day 11
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

Leaving behind the magnificent countryside early in the morning and travelling for 6 hours we return back to Kathmandu. We can either take a vehicle for a drive or fly back from the beautiful city Pokhara. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for rest of the day and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 12
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

This is your last day, our airport representative of Alpinetrav Treks will drop you to the airport and you will depart from Nepal.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 3Night's hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Ground Transportation Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nayapul and Nayapul, Pokhara to Kathmandu for member and involved staffs.
  • 2Night’s Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Best accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  • Provision of eating stuffs to boost up energy level on the way.
  • As per group size experienced, government licensed holder trek guide, helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 Trekkers.) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff ( 4 trekkers 1 assistant guide ). Are included in Cost.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS), and Annapurna Conservation entree Fees.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups.
  • All applicbale taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • All organisational requirements.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverages and others personal expenses.
  • Battery charge & international phone calls.
  • Trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for Guide, Porter and Driver.
  • Services not mentioned here in.

Lower Annapurna Trek – 12 Days: (Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)

PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 4 Person basis : EUR 950 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 6 Person basis : EUR 900 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 8 Person basis : EUR 850 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 10 person basis : EUR 800 Per person


The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require.
If you are interested. Join with Us on  trek in – 2020/2021.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

Additional trip extension option:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.


1. Chitwan Jungle Safari
2. Jungle Safari in Bardiya
3. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Tour
4. Lumbini Pilgrimage Tour
5. River Rafting
6. Paraglaiding


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. Thesegears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.


Clothings : Woolen caps, hats, Neckwear, Sunglasses, Hiking boots,
Trekking socks.
Trekking trousers, Waterproof, (preferably breathable fabric) shell
pants,Waterproof(preferably breathable fabric) shell  jacket, Fleece,
jackets, downJackets, Cotton T-shirts, Sweaters, Lightweight gloves.
Headgear : Woolen caps, hats, Neckwear, Sunglasses.
Accessories :  Batteries, Chargers, Sleeping bag, First-aid kit.
Toiletries : Toilet papers, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Soap, Body
Lotions Sanitary, napkins, tampons, Cotton towel, Sunscreen, Hand Sanitizers.


NOTE :  We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities.  Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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Annapurna Ghandruk Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 12 Days
  • 3210 Meter
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