Annapurna Panorama Trek

Annapurna Panorama Trek itinerary is specially designed for the trekkers who prefers short and beautiful trek, especially with their family and kids in the rural mountainside with up-close Himalayan views. This trek is also known as Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, is a relatively easy walk meandering through villages and rhododendron forests.

Annapurna Panorama Trek

Annapurna Panorama Trek

Annapurna Panorama Trek provides some of the best views of the Himalayas especially from the Poon Hill which is regard as the best viewpoint in the Annapurna Region by many trekkers and it is one of the most beautiful viewpoints that exist on this earth. The maximum altitude of this trek is at 3210m, anyone with a normal level of fitness would easily undertake this trek comfortably. The panoramic views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Manaslu (8157m) and other numerous mountains along the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge from Poon Hill is one of the trip highlights of Annapurna Panorama Trek.

View from Ghorepani -Poon Hill

View from Ghorepani -Poon Hill

Annapurna Panorama Trek starts the real walking begins from Kande. We climb up to Australian Camp that takes us through a landscape of terraced fields and forests and affords some stunning views out across the Central Himalayas. From there we will have trek involves a relatively easy hike along the ridge-line to the Gurung village of Landruk. Reaching the final destination of Poon Hill (3210m) is a reward in itself, perhaps one of the most beautiful viewpoints on earth. The added presence of rice terraces completes the picture making it a photographer’s paradise. Then trek to the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk and enjoy the ethnic hospitality along with the cultural magnificence of Gurung Museum. Trekking through the Rhododendron forest that bloom with red flowers during the springtime, descend down to Birethanti, passing by waterfalls and few small villages & settlements. Walk to Naya Pul and then drive to Pokhara which announces the end of this marvelous trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Guided tours of UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu.
  • Ideal vantage point to view a sunrise within the majestic Himalayan range from Poon Hill(Ghorepani)
  • Enjoy meeting some of Nepal’s remarkable ethnic clans in hillside villages and along the trail
  • Explore the beauty of Pokhara enhances by its lovely lakes, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas
  • Taste of Nepali cuisine with a local cultural show at Kathmandu

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
  • Trekking destination: Poon Hill (3210m)
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Activities: Easy Trekking including cultural sightseeing tours in Kathmandu
  • Best Seasons: Autumn (mid Sept to mid Dec) and Spring (March to May)
  • Meals Included: 10 Breakfasts, 08 Lunches & 06 Dinners
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Price: ON REQUEST

Outline Itinerary of Annapurna Panorama Trek

Day Program Places Attitude Walking / driving duration
01 Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel Kathmandu 1356 m
02 In Kathmandu- Half day tour of Kathmandu City Kathmandu 1356 m
03 Kathmandu/ Pokhara by drive Pokhara 827 m 7 hrs driving
04 Pokhara/Kande (1710m) drive & trek to Landruk Landruk 1640 m 5 ½  hrs walking
05 Trek from Landruk to Ghandruk Ghandruk 1940 m 3 ½  hrs walking
06 Trek from Ghandruk to Tadapani Tadapani 2630 m 4 ½  hrs walking
07 Trek from Tadapani to Ghorepani Ghorepani 2860 m 6 ½  hrs walking
08 Ghorepani -Poon Hill(3210m) hike & trek  to Tirkhedunga Tirkhedunga 1540 m 5 ½   hrs walking
09 Tirkhedunga to Nayapul (1100m) and drive to Pokhara Pokhara 827 m 4 ½  hrs walking
1 hr driving
10 Pokhara to Kathmandu by drive Kathmandu 1356 m 7 hrs driving
11 Depart Kathmandu
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