Slow and Easy Trekking in Annapurna - 13 Days

Slow and Easy Trekking in Annapurna - 13 Days
Trip Information
  • Duration13 Days

Annapurna Area is the most universal trekking destination in the world, located in center Nepal, dominated by Annapurna Himal and the town of Pokhara, Pokhara is a lakeside city of Nepal, the second biggest city for tourism after Kathmandu. Pokhara is also a good starting point for the number of short treks which is located north part from the city There are three major trekking routes in this region; Trek to Jomsom, Trek to Annapurna Base Camp and a circuit of the enter Annapurna massif and many other. The main aim of Slow and Easy Trekking in Annapurna is to take you to the popular trekking area in a most relaxed, calm and smooth way.

Perspectives of lavish, rich farmland and photogenic landscapes of undisturbed normal woods, natural forest, snow secured mountains and occurrence with a blend of numerous ethnic groups all signify a various scope of encounters that makes Annapurna Trekking zone a standout amongst the most satisfying trekking destinations in Nepal. The another fact of this region is Annapurna chain of mountains lies inland which causes a large chunk of land to fall in the rain shadow area. Hence, these parts are considerably drier than the southern slopes of the mountains. This lead to unusually diverse landscapes and the possibility of trekking even during monsoon. Therefore, Annapurna regions is an area of contrasts comprising the wettest, driest and windiest places in Nepal. Slow and Easy Trekking in Annapurna, is mainly for those who haven’t done any trek earlier but wants to explore the nature and culture of Nepalese typical local communities. You just need to be healthy and don’t need any experience to do Slow and easy trekking in Annapurna.

Holiday Tours Nepal mastermind a wide range of trekking arrangements in Annapurna zone with sensible cost. We offer all conceivable help to make your vacation memorable and bother free. We likewise offer modified treks and visits for individual and gathering. You will feel secure and safe with your guide because they are more experienced, professionals and license holders. As Annapurna is a center for enchanting scenery of mountains, there are many options to do slow and easy trekking in Annapurna. So, come to do a trek in this famous area in more relaxed way.

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Up on arrival in the international airport in Nepal you will pick up and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment in the hotel you will pick up from your hotel for short guided sightseeing tours to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Later on the evening you will have short brief about your tours with cultural dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

    Today after breakfast you will be ready for day guided sightseeing tours to Swayambhunath stupa known as monkey temple; combination between Hinduism and Buddhism from when you will be able to see good view of Kathmandu valley. Drive to Patan Durbar square (city of living arts), Pashupatinath, one of the famous Hindus temple which is located near by the holy river Bagmati and then drive to Buddhanath stupa one of the biggest and oldest stupa in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding our trek as well as provides you opportunity to ask any question of upcoming trip with guide. And sty over night in Kathmandu.

      Today after an early morning breakfast, guide will pick you from hotel and transfer to the tourist bus station for day scenic countryside drive to Lakeside city of Pokhara. Pokhara is second biggest city than kathmandu for tourism which is located lap of Mt Fishtail. You have panoramic view of the Annapurna range includes Fishtail from the city; the lake is the major attraction for visitors. After refreshment you can explore the area. Stay overnight at the hotel.

      Note: You can fly to Pokhara which takes 35min

        Today an early morning after breakfast drive leads on the good motor able road for about 45 Km. the journey continues along with the great scenery passing through several villages Naudanda, Kanre, and Lumle all the way to Nayapul. On arrived at Nayapul, where our adventure begins from the warm sub tropical region, walk follows the Modi River upstream to Birethanti & follows the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola with lovely scenery of waterfall, high green forest. Before Birethanti after Nayapul you will have such a nice view of Mt Fishtail and Annapurna III through the valley. Landscapes are so different, looks like ready to fall. If you fell very hot you can swim in the river. We will pass through the local villages, people looks busy on the field. The trail goes slowly all the way to Hile. Stay overnight at the hotel.

          Today your guide will give you wake up call with morning tea than take breakfast. The trail from Hile climb up slowly to Tikhedhunga than short slow down to the bridge than trail ascend all the way to Ulleri from where you will have such a nice view of the Annapurna South and Hiun Chuli. Ulleri is big Magar town; Magar is one of the famous ethnic groups of Nepal. You may see local making Raksi (local win), you could ask to test. After rest the trail continues through the town, during the spring you will see rhododendron blooming. You will have lunch break some where on the way at the tea house. Banthanti is a small Magar settlement near the forest from where you will have nice view of the Mt Fishtail and Annapurna. Stay overnight at the tea house.

            The trail leads through the cool shade of pine and rhododendron forest with few up and down. This is very slow uphill today all the way to Ghorepani. Spring will be colorful by the flower around this area. You will be able to see one of the biggest rhododendron frosts around the Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a small town dominated by the Magar ethnic group, Poon Hill name became from this group of people, this view point found by the Poon people. From Ghorepani if the weather is clear you will be able to see lovely view. They have small shop for gift items and food items. In the afternoon after refreshment you can visit local museum and can join with the local for basket ball. Stay overnight at the tea house.

              Today an early morning you will have short walk to Poon Hill with your guide. Poon Hill is one of the best view point in the Annapurna trek. Sunrise over the mountain in the morning is the main attraction of the Poon Hill for tourist. You have panoramic view of the Mt Annapurna South, Mt Fishtail, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Tukuche, Mt Nilgiri and many more from east to west. To the south you have such a nice green valley view, so this is such a nice view point place. Back to Ghorepani for breakfast and in the afternoon you can explore the area. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                After breakfast you will continues trek to Tadapani, The walk pass through the rhododendron, Pine and bamboo frost. The trail ascends to the Gurung Hill for about 1 hrs through the rhododendron forest with lovely view of the mountain. From the top of the Gurung Hill you will have same view as from Poon Hill but from different angle. After short photograph break the trail leads through the Himalayan bamboo tree, rhododendron and pine forest to the Deurali, than trail descend all the way to Bhanthati, here we have lunch break, which is located on the lap of the mountain. After lunch the trail descend to the stream than short but steep climb to the Tadapani through the forest. Tadapani means “far water”, long time ago the local had to go far way for drinking water thats why it is call Tadapani but now days they have water supply by pipe in the town. This small village surrounded by the thick rhododendron forest but the Mountain View through the forest is very nice and its offers such a nice sunrise view in the morning. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                  Today’s walk leads through deep forest an hours on the gradual path to Bhasi Kharka, from this spot the trail descends with occasional view of the Mt.Annapurna ranges & Machhapuchre (Fishtail), through the forest, creeks and small streams to the Ghandruk village. This is a semi-modern village and gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary. On reaching Ghandruk at lunch time and as well for the night stop with enough time to explore the village, Museum and Gurung culture. This is one of the biggest towns of this trek. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                    After wonderful time in Ghandruck, the trail descend all the way to Syauli Bazaar through the paddy field with nice view of the Mountain; Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli and Fishtail. From Syauli the trail leads along the Modi river to the south, pass through the several village. After check out from ACAP(Annapurna Conservation Area Project) at Birethanti the tail is very easy and flat all the way to Nayapul from where the trekking going to end than drive back to Pokhara. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                      Today you have free day for shopping or join another trip with us. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                        Today after breakfast you will transfer to the tourist bus station for day scenic countryside drive back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

                          Today you will transfer to the international airport for final departure. Or join next program with us.

                            Cost Details
                            What's Included
                            • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle
                            • 03 night twin/double shearing accommodation in Kathmandu on BB
                            • 03 night twin/double shearing accommodation in Pokhara on BB
                            • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and in Pokhara with privet vehicle.
                            • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus (if you want either way flight or private vehicle also available on additional cost).
                            • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
                            • 01 guide, English speaking, licensed insured, registered, salary, food and accommodation paid
                            • 02 guest=01 porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation and equipment.
                            • Double/twin shearing accommodation during the trekking in the mountain
                            • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                            • Safe drinking water 
                            • Pokhara to Starting point and ending point of trekking to Pokhara by private vehicle
                            • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                            What's not Included
                            • Nepal Visa fee (Bring accurate fee in USD and two Passport size Photo)
                            • International airfare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
                            • Diner and lunch in Kathmandu and in Pokhara
                            • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
                            • Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in city because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) then the scheduled itinerary
                            • Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
                            • Tips to the trekking crews and drive.
                            • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.
                            • Anything not included in service includes column
                            • The trip departs everyday if the year
                            • The trip and trek is fully customizable we can customize the trip according to the need and necessity of our clients

                            • The trip is available for solo travelers group travelers and private travelers

                            • We organize the trip for a large group and can provide service for a group of 100+ members as well

                            • If the given date are not appropriate for the travllers and trekkers the trip can be conducted on the custom date provided by our clients

                            • Holiday tours Nepal advises all our clients to book at least 7 days prior so all the arrangements can be done in time specially sometimes in themountains the accommodation are booked prior so prior booking helps a lot

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                            Useful Information

                            Equipment and Gear List


                            • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                            • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                            • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                            CatUpper Body

                            • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                            • warm woolen hat
                            • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                            • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                            • Polarized sunglasses


                            • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                            • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                            • Waterproof rain jacket
                            • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                            • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                            LowerLower Body

                            • thermals inner
                            • Hiking pants at least 3
                            • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                            • Waterproof, windproof shell
                            • Hiking shorts


                            • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                            • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk


                            • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                            • Hiking socks
                            • Liner socks
                            • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                            • Crampons (For passes)
                            • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                            • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                            undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

                            • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                            • Sports bras (women)
                            • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                            FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                            Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

                            • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                            • Lip balm or Vaseline
                            • ointment cream
                            • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                            • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                            Optional Other Essentials

                            • Passport
                            • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                            • Reusable water bottle
                            • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                            • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                            • water bladder for the day bag
                            • small towel for personal use
                            • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                            • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                            • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                            • Power bank or extra batteries
                            • Cameras and mobile phone
                            • Cards/book
                            • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                            • Trekking poles
                            • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                            • Thermos for hot water during the night
                            • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                            • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                            • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                            • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                            • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg (33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                            • A down jacket with a hood (cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                            • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                            • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                            Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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