Trip Duration: 07 Days
Trek Duration: 05 Days
Trek Grade: Moderate
Trek Type: Tea house / Camping
Activity: Trekking, City Tour
Per day Walking: 5 to 7 hours
Max. Altitude: Sarangkot (2100m)
Transportation: Car / Van
Group Size: Min. 1 Pax
Accommodation: Tourist class guest houses to 5 star hotel in Kathmandu (depends on clients choice), Guest Houses / lodges in the mountain
Best Time to Travel: Feb, March, April, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Annapurna mini trek is one of the famous and short hiking that provides you opportunity to have a close panoramic view of mountains. Mini trekking in Annapurna offers you the finest sun rise view in the morning and incredible vistas of Annapurna Himalaya range and exploration of Sarangkot and Dhampus villages. Annapurna mini trekking is accompanied with the sightseeing of wonderful Pokhara city standing incredibly with its beautiful lakes and the panoramic views of Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhare.
Your mini Annapurna trekking starts either with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara or spectacular drive along the road. Mini Trek goes along local trails, lush dense forests, villages and terraced farmland along with unparalleled mountain scenery. We will have great opportunity for splendid view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Fish tail and many other mountains and hilly settlements of friendly people during mini trek to Annapurna from Sarangkot. Sarangkot is also famous for paragliding purposes. It has the bird’s eye view of the seti river, Fewa Lake, and the valley itself.
Annapurna mini trek also provides you opportunity to get involved in Nepalese traditions and culture and intermingle with the local people. Annapurna trek in Sarangkot is best for the Trekkers wishing to explore different experience of culture with incredible views of Himalayas.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu
You will be picked up at Kathmandu Tribhvuwan International Airport and transfer to your hotel by our agent. After having some time to rest and freshen up in hotel from your long journey, you will be asked to make a visit in our office. This visit you will be helpful to briefly understand about our trekking program and meet with the guide. All the requirements for the trekking will be prepared and managed today.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara
After having your breakfast, we will take you to the Domestic Airport to take a 25 minutes flight to Pokhara, enjoying the scenic mountain flight. Or if you wish you can take a Tourist bus to Pokhara about 6-7 hour drive exploring scenic beauty all the way around. In the evening in Pokhara you can have a boating trip on Phewa Lake; enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalaya Range and Machhapuchhare. Spend your night at hotel.
Day 03: Pokhara to Dhampus
Today we will begin our Annapurna mini trek early in morning after having the breakfast. We can see clearly beautiful Mountain View around Pokhara. Take a drive for about 1hr to Phedi which is the starting point of our trek. From here hike along the ridge and pass crossing many small villages. We reach Dhampus village by the evening. Take rest and spend your night in lodge.
Day 04: Dhampus to Sarangkot
The trail to Sarangkot starts passing through the small villages firstly to Sarangkot hill. We will catch the splendid Himalayan panorama of Annapurna, Machhapuchhare and Lamjung Himal from here. The glimpse of sunrise and sunset are incredible form this point. Spend the night enjoying the very spectacular sunset and the surroundings.
Day 05: Sarangkot to Pokhara
Wake up early today to catch the magnificent view of sunrise over the mountain range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. After having the breakfast we will return back to Pokhara. Rest of the day enjoy and stroll around the famous streets of beautiful Pokhara city. You can enjoy boating in Phewa lake or spend hours around the beach.
Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu
As for your wish you can take a fight or take a drive to Kathmandu. Have some rest in hotel in Kathmandu. At evening you can take a short walk around visiting the places and exploring the local lifestyle of the people. At evening you will be pleased to watch cultural program accompanied with local typical dinner.
Day 07: Final Departure or Extend your trip to other activities
Today would be probably your last day of the trip. If you have time you join in other adventurous activities like hiking, rafting, mountain flight etc. we will drop you to airport to catch your flight back to your destination