Annapurna view trek is a incredible trekking route in Annapurna region where panoramic view of major Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. This trekking route can explore unique village lifestyle, culture, tradition and rituals of Gurung people.
Annapurna view trek is a incredible trekking route in Annapurna region where panoramic view of major Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. This trekking route can explore unique village lifestyle, culture, tradition and rituals of Gurung people. Annapurna view trek is easily accessible from Pokhara valley. Annapurna View trek is the easiest trekking trail so you could be able to complete this trek without any difficulty any age group. The trekking route passes through a number of Gurung settlements including Dhampus , Pothana , Landruk, Ghandruk. Annapurna view trekking trail pass through some very attractive rural communities and with the low altitudes reached make suitable winter treks
Annapurna view trek is amazing trekking route in the lower area of the Annapurna region around the Pokhara valley. The trail continuous accent to the Dhampus village. It is cultivated land was certainly a very different experience compared to the earlier days of valleys, forests and hills. The trail cross the long suspension bridge glacial river of Modi Khola nearby Naya Pul(1340 m) than contour to the Jhinu Danda(1780 m). If your interest to side trail you can visit to hot spring. From Jhinu Danda the trail ascend to the Chomrong village(2170 m) at the foot of the gorge leasing to the Annapurna Sanctuary, also it is the last permanently inhabited village on this route.
Annapurna view trek is the excellent habitat for a wide variety of plants and animals reflect the region’s biological diversity and multiple species of orchids, rhododendrons , birds, reptile and other flora and fauna are to be astonished. This trekking route give a opportunity to explore unique Gurung culture and nature which dignity Annapurna mountain. Annapurna view trek organize by Himalayan Smile Treks according to your interest. This trek route can combined with Ghorepani Poon hill trek and Annapurna base camp trek.
After breakfast half an hour drive to the Dhampus Phedi(1130m/3706ft). Your trek commence from Phedi. From Phedi to Dhampus hike is can be sweaty through the forest of Aal trees with sections of stone steps .It takes two hours from Phedi.
From Dhampus(1650m/3706 ft) the route climbs the ridge passing farmhouse and meadows up to Pothana(1890m/6200 ft). There are 5-6 guesthouses lining the trail that cuts through the middle of town with great patio with a view of the peak of Machapuchare. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
From Pothana the trail climb steady through the forest to the Deurali(2100m/6888ft). The trail descends through rhododendron forest to the Bhaise Kharka. The trail contouring around the hillside the trail a slippery descent down hundreds of steep rock steps to the village through cultivated fields to Tolkha(1700m/5576).
From Tolkha the trail drop little to the stream where you can view water grindstone mill. The trail pass through the beautiful Gurung settlement and overlooking the Modi valley and Ghandruk village you’re in Landruk village at 1565m/5133ft. The path levels out on the way to Landruk (5,135ft) and opens up to great views of the adjacent river canyon as you pass through terraced fields. Landruk is a big village and would be good for an overnight stay.
The trail descend to the Modi Khola until crossing suspension bridge you are in New bridge(1340 m/4395). Lunch. After lunch trail begins to climb around the the Kimrong Khola. The trail became a steep and slippery just before the Jhunu Danda(1780m/5838ft). After an hour rest you can visit natural hot springs. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Jhunu Danda.
After breakfast visit hot springs for a morning soak, 30 m steep down to the Modi Khola. The trail down a steep path through the jungle towards Jhinu’s main attraction, its natural hot spring.
There stood a little stone hut for changing and a man took a small fee for access to the hot springs, which were sitting right next to the river.
Two rectangular pools had been built and hot water flowed out of pipes into the pools. The water was lovely. Big white monkeys, Languars, were hanging around only meters from the pool.
After early lunch From Jhinu Danda the trail accent 400m/1312ft continuous to the Taglung village. It is one of the toughest sages in Annapurna sanctuary trek. The Chhomrong village( 2170m/7117ft) one of the biggest Gurung settlement and the village home to many ex- Gurkha soldiers. Overnight at mountain Lodge.
From Chomrong the trail leads west into the side valley of the Kmrong Khola valley. The trail descend to the Gurjung village (1900m) .After few minutes rest with hot tea and coffees you will cross long suspension bridge in stream. The trail begins long climb. The trail is quite steep over the terraces gaining height brutally at times and cool forest near Chuuli. Lunch. After lunch the trail continues up to the Tadapani(2590m) through the thick rhododendron forest. O/n at mountain Lodge in Tadapani.
From Tadapani the trail pass through the dence rhododendron forest to the BhaiKhark From here the trail descends south of Ghandruk village. At the bottom of Ghandruk you can see traditional grindstone in small stream. The trail forks end of village take left hand down trail with paved stone staircases.
The trail contour to another beautiful village Chuile with paved stone staircases. The trail steep descend to Modi Khola through the small settlement terrace field rice paddy. Cross the iron bridge over the Modi Khola Where cultivated and dotted with typical farms and small settlements at Syauli Bazaar. Trek end.
From Syauli Bazaar drive to Nayapul by jeep/ bus, through the splendid view of Machapurchhre mountain through the cultivated and dotted with typical farms. The trails continuous flow the Modi Khola until Birethanti. From Birethanti half an hour walk to the Nayapul. Drive Nayapul to Pokhara by private vehicle. Overnight at hotel Pokhara.