Annapurna Luxury Trek

Annapurna Luxury Trek

Duration
9 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Easy 
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Pax
  • Best Time
    March - May and Setpt - Dec 

Trip Overview

The Annapurna Luxury Trek is a grand adventure that presents the best features of the region in a luxurious setting. If you want to experience one of the best luxury treks in the country, then this trekking journey is the one for you! The journey is incorporated with the added benefit of luxurious accommodations along with the asset of the beautiful Annapurna. Experience the Annapurna Himalayas in their natural grandeur as you go through many dainty villages and foot-hill settlements of the region.

There is a reason why the region of Annapurna manages to pull in thousands of visitors every year- and a majority of the reason lies on the fact that the setting of the Annapurna is absolutely naturally brimming and gorgeous in an out-worldly sense. Blended together with the ethnic culture of Magar and Gurung, the region is a treasure-house of a grand trekking adventure that you should definitely not miss out on!

Furthermore, the Annapurna Luxury Trek has many highlights and features that make trekking a matter of great fun and pleasantry. The trekking trail goes through famous destinations of the region- like the popular Pokhara city, Birethanti, Ghandruk, Dhampus and Majgaon among others. Because of the naturally opulent terrain of the Annapurna, the trekking trail is blessed with the views and sights of amazing rice-terrace farms, wide open pasturelands along with the skyline of the mighty Annapurna massif and its neighboring peaks. The culturally rich villages also present an enlightening journey as you will likely encounter many small stupas and temples along your journey.

Moreover, the Annapurna Luxury Trek is also an easy trekking journey. You do not need to have any previous trekking experience to do it. Enjoy the virtues’ of the Annapurna in their most affluent and substantial form. Immerse yourself in the magnificent views of the cerulean Annapurna Himalayas like no other! Make way into the verdant rhododendron-covered canopy of woodlands and grasslands and enjoy the tranquility of Nepal’s trans-Himalayan terrain while simultaneously enjoying the most luxurious accommodations that the regions offer.

Correspondingly, start the Annapurna Luxury Trek from the bustling capital- Kathmandu, and make the most of your time as you build up memories of amazing experiences in the Himalayan countryside. Besides, the natural features, the trek also includes aspects like spending time at the Gokarna Forest resort in Kathmandu, the bountiful Shangri La Village Resort in the Pokhara city and Ker and Downey Lodges while on the trek. The comfortable lodges make the journey even more rejuvenating and refreshing! Thus, do not miss out on this opportunity and enjoy the allure of the Annapurna Himalayas in a congenial way!

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Pokhara and Drive to Birenthati (1025m) Duration: 30 min Flight, and 1.5 Hours drive.

Day 03: Trek to Ghandruk (2012m), Duration: 5 Hours

Day 04: Trek to Landruk (1565m), Duration: 3-4 Hours

Day 05: Trek to Majgaon (1400m), Duration: 4 Hours

Day 06: Trek to Dhampus (1525m), Duration: 4 Hours

Day 07: Trek to Phedi then Drive to Pokhara

Day 08: Fly Back to Kathmandu

Day 09: Farewell/Departure

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort in Kathmandu.
  • 1 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Shangri-La village in Pokhara
  • Round trip airfare Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Five nights accommodation with full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at Ker and Downey Lodge during the trek as per itinerary.
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide), porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, meals and accommodation.
  • Duffle bag, trekking map and T-shirt.
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP and TIMS, please bring 3 passport size photographs)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Bogdan Ilie, USA My wife and I were lucky to have chosen Nepal Hiking Team to plan our trip. We opted for a private guide and had a porter as well. We waited at the airport, and we were dropped off there as well when we left Nepal. Our guide, Ram, made sure that our trip was organized flawlessly and that we were doing well and happy at all times. He chose the best available teahouses, and we were allowed to chose the food from the menu in all of them (there seem to be agencies that say you can either choose dal bhat or pay out of pocket). We were even served, during dinner, sliced apples carried by the porter. Ram was very knowledgeable, and he shared information related to mountain peaks, vegetation, and animals. As we saw, his English skills are excellent. Above all, he is friendly and has a positive attitude, so we enjoyed talking and interacting with him. The porter, Bhola, was also very friendly. He looked like he was 50 kg but carried 55-65 kg easily. Overall, it was a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience to which Ram, Bhola, and Nepal Hiking Team contributed substantially. One of the owners, Ganga, even offered free rides to do the PCR tests or other purposes. We couldn't have hoped for better treatment from this agency. Note: Read Original Review on Trip Advisor (Click Here)
Lucie H, UK In May this year - some friends and I joined the NHT For 16 days. Every fine detail was considered, with our guides and porters going above & beyond to ensure we were comfortable and happy. Their knowledge and experience created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us all. I have no hesitation in recommending Nepal Hiking Team to anyone! They made this experience perfect, thank you, guys.  
Mike, USA I went with my girlfriend to the Everest Base Camp with a guide and porter from Nepal Hiking Team. Right from the pick-up from the airport, we felt like valued clients, and we were made to feel very welcome and relaxed in an otherwise hectic city. From the moment the trek started, our guide Bheg ensured we were comfortable and constantly checked on our physical state throughout each day and provided advice and assistance where we needed it. Overall, the experience was one I'll never forget, primarily because I proposed at the top and because the Nepal Hiking team made the experience as stress-free and as organized as possible, all with a smile on their face at all times. I highly recommend NHT.
Megan Y., China Ganga, Balaram, and the team were fantastic; even when we had a 24-hour flight delay, they re-scheduled everything without fuss or fee. We had an excellent driver for just us (and guide where we had them). We even changed things along the way, and whether the driver, guide, or agent, they were more than willing to help and be flexible. :) The trip took in some hiking, some sightseeing, some relaxing, the jungle, and for each occasion and location, we were provided a specialist guide for the event/location. The hotels they chose for us were precisely our requirements based on the activity we were experiencing on any given day. Balaram even met us many times in person to round off the experience and ensure all was well and take honest feedback in person - the personal touch makes you feel even more appreciated and welcome as a customer. We would recommend anyone contact the team if they are planning a trip to Nepal. Thank you, guys, for a memorable vacation.
Jonathan, USA The team NHT provided the best possible service. They were attentive in every aspect in the months leading up to the trek through emails and were responsive and thorough in addressing my questions and concerns. During our tour, Bheg (our guide) and our porter were there to take care of our (myself and one other trekker) needs and always smile and graciously. I have used other more expensive and well-known trekking teams in the Himalayas in the past and would rank NHT on an equal or higher plain. Bheg has many years of experience, as did our porter, and was very competent in their roles and Bheg in his knowledge of the area and the trek. Though our porter did not speak very much, Bheg was kind enough to translate when asked, and our porter was equally attentive in assisting Bheg and us to ensure a successful trek. Very competitive price and an excellent team and experience. I highly recommend them.