April 21, 2017

Brief Itinerary of Annapurna Panorama Trek

 Seeking for the easiest trek with no fear of altitude sickness or tiring steep and rough track hiking; yet with utmost adventures and scenic trekking essence in Nepal, Annapurna Panorama Trek can be one of appropriate trekking itineraries you ought to consider once. Not only designated with easy-paced trails, the vivacious panoramic view of the great Annapurna Mountain as you see from its foothills adds more lively spirit within you and into your trek. Followed with simple obvious paths and easy consistent proceeding itineraries, Annapurna Panorama Trek is a great way to witness the magnificence of Annapurna I-IV and many other Himalayas.
Basically, Annapurna Panorama Trek lasts for maximum 10 days when you trek in accordance to the designed travel packages of any trekking agencies in Nepal. The very first day is designated to welcome you from the Tribhuwan International Airport terminal by an airport representative of the respective agency who will transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu and also explains about the trekking program in detail. On the second day, all your documentation for trekking are checked and completed and you will also be informed about every requisites and stuffs to prepare for your trek. On the very day, you will be guided around the Kathmandu valley where you will be visiting to different places like Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square; all enlisted as world heritage sites by UNESCO. On the third day, you will be departing from Kathmandu to Pokhara in a private tourist vehicle provided by the trekking agency. Undoubtedly, you will be getting a scenic drive with the splendid views of terrace fields, rivers, green valleys, thick forests and rural lifestyle of Nepal. After a long drive to Pokhara, you will be escorted to one of the hotels in the city and later you will be also guided for sightseeing around Pokhara valley to the vicinities like Fewa Lake, Davis Fall and many more. On the fourth day, also the first day of your actual trek, you will be making a short and easy hike from Pokhara to Tikhedhunga with the crew. You will be ascending through well-off villages like Lumley and Hille, eventually reaching to Tikhedhunga. Spending a night in Tikhedhunga, the next day, Ghorepani will be set as the destination for the day. Leaving Tikhedhunga, you will hike up to the Ulleri village, then to Banthanti, Nangethanti and finally Ghorepani, a conserved area of Nepal holding the largest rhododendron woods. This region actually gives you the perks to see the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri I, Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli and more. Overnight stay in the guest house and the 6th day’s sun rises being the harbinger of the most important day of Annapurna Panorama Trek.  You will be heading to Poon Hill starting early morning. Reaching there, all you get is the breathtaking experience of watching the first rays of the sun over the lustrous Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I-IV, Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung himal and more. Witnessing the mesmerizing scenarios, we will head back to Ghorepani and thereby ascend to Tadapani across the rhododendron woods. Spending a night in the guest house of Tadapani, on the 7th day, you will be continuing your trek to Ghandruk passing through thick rhododendron trees. From there, you will be seeing more proximate scenes of above mentioned Himalayan ranges. On the 8th day, you will be leaving Ghandruk and descend back to Pokhara through Nayapul. The day is spent with brief trek, leisure stroll and cultural exploration in the city. 9th day probably marks the last day of the trip. Leaving Pokhara, you will be riding back to Kathmandu with the same scenic perks of river, gorges, mountains and forests. Upon arrival to Kathmandu, you will be escorted to the respective hotel for comfortable rest. On the 10th day, your hosting trekking agency arranges a farewell meet for you giving a platform to share the memories of your trip and gather loads of delightful reminiscences. Finally, the airport representative will be escorting you to the airport for departure.

Hence, the itinerary of Annapurna Panorama trek is simple and obvious enough to serve you the experience of untiring yet adventurous trek. Though the duration is short, the memories you create and take along with you from the Annapurna Panorama trek will surely enhance a lifelong experience to your memory compilation. 

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