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Activities
  • 5 day trek
Accommodation
  • 2 nights Radisson Hotel
  • 2 nights exclusive eco-comfort camp
  • 3 nights eco lodge
Meals
  • 5 Dinners
  • 5 Lunches
  • 7 Breakfasts

8 Days$1530USD

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Small groups only
Guided group sizes are strictly limited to maximum 16 people, average of 8-10


 
 
Trip Code: ANT

Annapurna Trip highlights


  • A perfect introduction to Himalayan trekking and a chance to enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna Range
  • Enjoy magical sunrise views from Poon Hill and trek through oak and rhododendron forests
  • Immerse yourself in Nepali culture as you trek through Gurung Villages
  • Spend a night at the picturesque lakeside town of Pokhara in our comfortable campsite
  • Experience a Himalayan mountain flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Why Book With Us

  • You'll love the extra amenities at our exclusive eco-comfort camps, which are big on comfort yet small on environmental impact
  • Three freshly prepared hot meals and drinking water on trek included
  • Receive a souvenir kitbag and save money by using our trek pack including quality sleeping bag, down jacket and more
  • Led by expert wilderness first aid trained guides equipped with group medical kit

It would be hard to beat this introduction to trekking in the Annapurnas. Heading north from Pokhara towards the great Annapurna massif, we trek through traditional Hindu villages that enjoy spectacular views of the mountains. The trails take us through lush oak and rhododendron forests, and we camp in serene locations that showcase dramatic views of the Annapurna Range. All this in the company of our magnificent crew whose friendship, sense of humour and caring nature will ensure your trek is a rewarding and memorable one.


You will be met by a representative of World Expeditions and transferred to the Radisson hotel. Remainder of the afternoon at leisure. A pre-trek briefing will be given around 4.30-5pm where arrangements will be made for the distribution of your kit bag, sleeping bag and down/fibrefill jacket. This evening we will head out for dinner, this is a great opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow group members. Overnight: Radisson Hotel or similar

Meals:  Nil

We take a short 25min early morning flight to Pokhara, Nepal’s second largest city (820m). In good weather we are greeted with sights of the entire Annapurna range. From here we drive alongside the Kali Gandaki river and through foothills and valleys to Kimche. On arrival we will begin our walk to Ghandruk, our first overnight stop. Overnight: Exclusive eco-comfort camp

Meals:  B,L,D

Our trail meanders uphill through fields and into forest of rhododendron, magnolia and lichen covered fig. We pass by waterfalls that cascade down narrow gullies that provide the perfect home for many small ferns and delicate plants such as exotic orchids bursting with colour. We reach Tadapani which is a small village home to our eco lodge, where we will spend the night. Overnight: Eco-lodge

Meals:  B,L,D

The walk this morning offers excellent views of the Dhaulagiri range as the trail zigzags until we Ghorepani. This is a sizeable town on the main tourist trail. You may wish to wander through the bazaar, browse through Tibetan wares on display and enjoy local treats from the bakeries. Overnight: eco-lodge

Meals:  B,L,D

From Ghorapani a pre dawn 45 minutes climb brings us to the summit of Poon Hill (3200m). The view of the of forested foot hills and the world's highest mountain range are spectacular. The glow of the rising sun catches Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna, making the early morning rise more than worth the effort. We descend to camp for breakfast and during the morning we descend further through small settlements to enter a deep ravine where multiple waterfalls follow our trail. We over night in an eco lodge in the village of Ulleri. From Ulleri we will have an over view of our trek route, as well as views of the Annapurnas at the head of the valley. Overnight: eco-lodge

Meals:  B,L,D

Today we take a short trek to Nayapul before being transported back to Pokhara for an overnight stay. Remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the Pokhara city. It is important to us that this trek follows few of the commercial tea-house trails. Accordingly the route and campsites may be varied at the discretion of the group leader. Note that the walking hours include rest stops, are a guide only and can vary due to trail or weather conditions. Overnight: Exclusive eco-comfort camp

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we transfer to the airport for our spectacular flight to Kathmandu. The mountain flight follows the Himalaya range to Kathmandu where we transfer to our hotel. The remainder of the day is free for last minute shopping and sightseeing. Overnight: Radisson Hotel or similiar

Meals:  B

After breakfast arrangements cease unless further arrangements have been made. Those people travelling by aircraft to further destinations will be transferred to the airport and assisted with check-in procedures. *It is important to us that this trek follows few of the commercial tea-house trails. Accordingly the route and campsites may be varied at the discretion of the group leader. Note that the walking hours include rest stops, are a guide only and can vary greatly.

Meals:  B


Inclusions

  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 5 dinners including all meals on trek valued at US$250
  • Flight Kathmandu/Pokhara return valued at US$266
  • airport transfers if arriving on day 1 and 8 or if you booked pre/post tour accommodation at the Radisson through World Expeditions
  • Expert bilingual guide
  • Group medical kit
  • Good quality accommodation in Kathmandu on a twinshare basis
  • accommodation on trek in a combination of comfortable eco lodges, and our exclusive eco-comfort camps with off the ground camp beds, mattresses and pillows
  • The use of a trek pack including sleeping bag, down or fibre filled jacket and insulated mat, valued at USD $500
  • Souvenir World Expeditions kit bag
  • Private vehicle transportation
  • All park entrance fees and trekking permits and site entry fees
  • Porters to carry all personal and group equipment and porter's insurance

  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Bottled water, aerated & alcoholic drinks
  • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, etc
  • Tips
  • International flights
  • Airport and departure taxes
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance

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Notes

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Trip will run with 10 day duration. Please refer to secondary itinerary.
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This trip has been confirmed below our normal minimum group size. There may be a small surcharge to pay if you join this departure, which will be removed if minimum numbers are met. Please ask us for details regarding the additional cost.

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Total Priceper person from

$1530USD

Your trip price includes:

  • Internal flight valued at USD$266
Options & Supplements*
  • Single Supplement Tent OnlyUSD$60
  • Single Supplement Hotel only (2 nights)USD$90
  • Single SupplementUSD$150
*Prices listed are per person

Essential Information

Ready to book? Make sure you download and read the detailed Annapurna Trek in Comfort trip notes which contains all the essential information you need to know before booking. Once you’ve booked, we will supply you with a Pre-Departure document which contains a detailed gear list and other important information to help you prepare for your adventure ahead.


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 When you book one of our adventures, you will receive quality services at the best prices with plenty of inclusions. There are no hidden costs, single travellers don’t pay more and you’ll enjoy many ‘extra touches’ that ensure your holiday is excellent value for money.

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By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the world’s largest and most awarded carbon project developer, South Pole, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognised standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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