“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
Annapurna Short Trek lets you see the spectacular Annapurna Himalayan range within three days of smooth trekking activity in the easiest way possible. Scenic flight to Pokhara valley, drive through beautiful villages Dhampus and Pothana and spectacular atmosphere along great views of Annapurna Himalayan range from Australian camp are major highlights of this trip. And of course, you can always experience the best of adventurous activities like paragliding, bungee jumping and ultralight flight while exploring Pokhara valley with their additional respective costs.
Starting after your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, we shall go on a sightseeing tour around culturally rich Kathmandu valley. Visit around the UNESCO world heritage sites along an opportunity to explore the architectural pagoda style temples, historic palaces, museums, courtyards, gardens and other major attractions. Then the short domestic flight takes us to naturally blessed Pokhara valley also known as paradise on earth. We will have a quick lunch and drive towards Phedi crossing beautiful villages of Dhampus and Pothana. From Phedi we trek through peaceful lush green rhododendron forests towards Australian camp. The picturesque snowcapped mountain views of Annapurna Himalayan Range and other neighboring peaks seen from Australian camp just can’t be described in words. With all the beautiful moments captured we then cross Naudanda and arrive at Sarangkot for sky view of Pokhara valley. Further we will explore the Pokhara valley while boating on Phewa Lake, visiting peace pagoda, mountaineering museum, David’s falls and famous shrines and finally board an afternoon flight back to Kathmandu.
This trek holiday is an ideal for family holiday, outings and vacations as it offers best of Annapurna region in short time and easy way with taste of trekking in Nepal. The best time would be between months of March and May. However, this short trekking can be embarked during any time of the year as the overall wonderful experience remains similar.
- Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft) and trek to Australian Camp (1990m/6527ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs. Overnight at guest house. Trekking: 5 hours
- Day 03: Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1991m) 6 hrs. Overnight at guest house. Trekking: 6 hrs.
- Day 04: Trek to Pokhara 2 hrs and fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. Trekking: 2 hrs.
- Day 05: Final Departure