Annapurna luxury trekking
Annapurna luxury trekking highlights
- Discover Annapurna Himalayas within 160 deg angle from poon hill station
- Walking through cultivated fields, excellent views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail & more.
- Natural hot spring and nice waterfalls along the trek routes
- Experience the Gurung and other ethnic groups and their local lives.
Annapurna luxury trekking goes through the traditional Gurung village and relatively easy trail Annapurna region of Nepal. Annapurna luxury trek is one of the oldest walking treks in the Annapurna area. It is an ideal introduction to hiking and experience a taste of the natural and cultural wonders of Nepal. the maximum highest elevation is Poon hill station which is located at an altitude at 3210 m above sea level, a famous place to see sunrise over the Annapurna range was worth every grueling step it took to get there. We can walk through the forest of blooming colorful rhododendrons, bamboos and takes us through villages of Gurung and Magar ethnics. Mt. Annapurna 1st, 8th tallest mountains on earth is one of the most magnificent peaks in the world can be seen from Poon hill. Trek to poon hill will be more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. This route is called also an mini Annapurna express trekking tour. luxury Poon hill trekking can be done in any time through out the year.
Annapurna luxury trek detail itinerary
Our trek to Annapurna luxury inclusive Poon hill is a classical trek with 6 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to hike in a more relaxed manner than take a look this itinerary. However for travelers who wish to hike Poon hill quickly but are walking with limited time wise than ask us for tailor made itinerary.Day 1 Arrived at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel Moonlight, Paknajol, Thamel Kathmandu within BB plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
After breakfast, we drive to domestic airport of Kathmandu than we proceed to fly to Pokhara. It takes only 25 minutes by flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara offers brilliant view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges from aircraft window. Transfer to hotel Aisa, AC deluxe room or similar category within BB Plan. During the afternoon, we go for boating on fewa lake, visit an island to explore Tal Barahi temple, get the better view of Annapurna range and than drive to Devi’s fall, Gupteswor Mahadev cave and than to < Tibetan refugee camp. Transfer back to hotel.
After having breakfast at hotel, we drive to Nayapool with comfortable car which takes approximately one and half hours. Then we conducts our journey to Tikhedhunga Via Birethanti (1065m.). Trek to Tikhedunga is an easy hiking with passing through several tiny villages and settlements. Afterwards we ascend gently to the final destination of the day. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Today, we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti. During the journey, you will see good view of Machhapuchhare known as mount Fish Tail (6997m.), mount Hiunchuli (6441m.) and as well as Annapurna (7219m) south. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through Rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp at upper Ghorepani village. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Today very early in the morning, we hike together to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountains in the morning then Hike down to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast at Lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650 m.). Most part of the trail we trek through Rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom. Overnight at Guesthouse.
From Tadapani, we descend through the forests while following the trail to Ghandruk—aka the biggest Gurung Settlement in the country. Take your time to explore the typical culture and lifestyle of ethnic Gurung people and interact with local people. You can also visit Gurung museum if you want. Ghandruk also offers some of the magnificent views of mountains. Stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
From Ghandruk, we walk downhill trough the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail and Gangapurna Mountains. We will cross the forest of blooming rhododendron and reach Birethanti from where we will take the downhill walk and follow Modi Khola till we reach Nayapul from where we take a private car or Taxi to get Fewa lake side in 1 hour 30 minutes. Transfer to hotel Asia, Ac deluxe room within BB PLan.
Morning we’ll drive back by Luxury Tourist Bus through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel Moonlight Ac deluxe within BB PLAN and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Annapurna luxury trek cost?
Annapurna comfort or luxury annapurna trekking cost we offer you on USD 1,375.00 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. Single supplement cost will be extra USD 210.00. In this price, we offer you 3 star accommodation Moonlight (a hotel with boutique style) AC deluxe room located near by Thamel, Kathmandu and 2 star standard category accommodation in Pokhara Fewa lake side Hotel Asia, AC Deluxe room within bed with breakfast plan and with attached toilets – bathroom while on trekking in Mountain on possible places. Of course the trip price will vary according to group size you are coming with. Taking flights from Pokhara to Kathmandu saves your time and riding bus reduces the trip expenses. If you wish to have Pokhara to Kathmandu trip by flight than USD 100 will be an extra plus on package price. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
- 2 nights twin sharing 3 star accommodation Moonlight Hotel AC deluxe room within BB Plan in Kathmandu.
- 2 nights twin sharing 2 star accommodation Hotel Asia, AC deluxe room within BB Plan in Pokhara Fewa Lake side
- Domestic flight: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu round trip with applicable domestic airport tax
- Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
- 4 nights Guest house basis accommodation with attached toilet – bathroom while on trek.
- Luxury Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara – Kathmandu with lunch service while on journey.
- Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis.
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
- Pokhara Fewa lake side – Nayapool & Return to Fewa lake side transfer by private vehicle.
- All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
- Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
- Equipment and Insurance of guide and porters.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- A special gift from our company.
Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during your staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Annapurna luxury or comfort annapurna trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Sept 10, 2018 – Sept 19, 2018
Sept 15, 2018 – Sept 24, 2018
Sept 20, 2018 – Sept 29, 2018
Sept 30, 2018 – Oct 08, 2018
Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 – Oct 19, 2018
Oct 15, 2018 – Oct 24, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 26, 2018
Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 29, 2018
Oct 25, 2018 – Nov 03, 2018
Oct 30, 2018 – Nov 08, 2018
Nov 05, 2018 – Nov 14, 2018
Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 19, 2018
Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 24, 2018
Nov 20, 2018 – Nov 29, 2018
Nov 25, 2018 – Dec 03, 2018
Nov 30, 2018 – Dec 08, 2018
Dec 01, 2018 – Dec 09, 2018
Dec 05, 2018 – Dec 14, 2018
Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 19, 2018
Dec 20, 2018 – Dec 29, 2018
Dec 25, 2018 – Jan 03, 2019
Dec 30, 2018 – Jan 08, 2019
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience to do Annapurna luxury trek?
Answer: Actually for this kind of trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 hours in a day, with a light weight day pack.Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Annapurna luxury or on comfort annapurna trekking?
Answer: We provide you nice guest house accommodation with attached western standard toilet bathroom while on trekking routes. They are clean and the rooms have cozy bed with nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?
Answer: All the guest houses in annapurna trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend overnight night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to next place where you are going.
Answer: While you are on trekking, Guest houses will provide you hot shower with attached toilets and bathroom which is totally included in the above prices. You do not need to pay an extra.Question: How do I get drinking water on Annapurna comfort Trekking?
Answer: During the trekking route, there are the places with hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we recommend you to bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way.Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: As you are doing comfort lodge basis trekking, there you can charge battery. We recommend to you bring extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.Is there any communication facilities on Comfort Annapurna or Annapurna luxury short trek?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as 3G internet services.Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards works only in the bigger city areas.Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of mis understanding. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of the trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made on your arrival in Nepal.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 24 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guest (12 kg luggage of each guest) : 1 porter basis.Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 4 hours each day.Question: Do I need walking polls ?
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 10 – 12 for a lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 10 to 12 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks while you are on trek.
As the information stated above is just a guide and standard template what we provide you however the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
“What makes this trip special ?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced in costs and consumption.
Annapurna luxury trekking is great !
Ammar Raj Guni is a perfect and very reliable agent for arranging your trekking. He has also much experience as a guide, so he always knows where he is talking about. His prices are really competitive. His calculations were transparent, our trek was some days longer then arranged, but at the end we got no hidden costs. He works with local people from the small villages and he treats them very socially. So during the two days we stayed at his house, we felt ourselves very comfortably. I strongly recommend his agency if you’re visiting Nepal. – Van hal Michael, Geldrop, The Netherlands.
Trip Price : USD 1,375 Per Person
- Trip Duration: 9 Days
- Max Altitude: 3210m / 10,497 ft
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
- Group-Size: 2-25 People
- Best Time: Oct -May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
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