The Annapurna Foothills Experience

Duration: 9 Days

About The Annapurna Foothills Experience

The Annapurna Foothills Experience is a one-of-a-kind program created by our experts to offer you an experience of adventure, culture, comfort, and luxury. This includes a 6-day easy trek to the beautiful traditional villages nestled in the lap of the majestic Annapurna Range.

More than a trek, it explores the daily lifestyle of various communities like the Gurung, Brahmin, Chettri, etc. The trek comprises gentle 4 hours of walking daily through the local trails passing through quiet villages, rice fields, and lush forests with tempting backdrops of Himalayas, rivers, and valleys. Every day after a pleasant trek through the day, you will spend the night in traditional yet luxury lodges offering an experience of both the local and comfort. 

During the trek, you can enjoy exhilarating views of the Annapurna Ranges which includes notable peaks like Annapurna South, Annapurna 2,3,&4, Lamjung Himal, Hiunchuli, and the iconic Machhapuchhre dominating the views for most of the trek. Walking through quaint villages like Dhampus, Landruk, Majh Gaun, and Ghandruk all situated away from the hustle and bustle welcomes you with a serene ambiance and friendly locals. 

Our Annapurna Foothills Experience Itinerary is 9 days in total. The 6-day easy trek starts from Milan Chwok and ends at Ghandruk. The best thing about our trip's itineraries is that they can be modified to suit your preferences. Just let us know and we will help you create the best one. 

Highlights

  • A perfect blend of adventure, culture, comfort, and luxury 
  • An easy trek to the traditional villages of various ethnic communities  mainly of the Gurungs
  • Panoramic views of the sublime Annapurna Ranges
  • An opportunity to explore and experience the local lifestyle

 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350 M)
  • Hotel Yak & Yeti
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M
  • B,L&D
  • Hananoie Permaculture Resort
  • Astam
  • 1568 M
  • 4 hours
  • B,L&D
  • Mountain Lodge
  • Dhampus
  • 1650 M
  • 4 hours
  • B,L&D
  • Mountain Lodge
  • Majh Gaun
  • 1400 M
  • 4 hours
  • B,L&D
  • Mountain Lodge
  • Landruk
  • 1644 M
  • 4 hours
  • B,L&D
  • Mountain Lodge
  • Ghandruk
  • 1940 M
  • 3-4 hours
  • B,L&D
  • The Pavilions Himalayas The Farm
  • Pokhara
  • 825 M
  • 4 hours
  • B&D
  • Hotel Yak & Yeti
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M
  • 30 minutes
  • Breakfast

What’s Included

  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu and 1 night in Pokhara on a shared and BB plan 
  • A professional trek guide  
  • Porter during the trek to carry the luggage 
  • Trek permit and all the government taxes, service charges, and official expenses
  • Round flight (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • All the ground transfers in a private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Teahouse/lodge accommodations during the trek
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee during the trek
  • All the staff's salaries, accommodations, and insurance
  • Farewell Dinner

 

  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses like beverages other than those included, laundry, etc
  • Tips and gratuities for guides, porters, drivers, etc 
  • Travel Insurance
  • All that which are not included

 

Useful Information

During the trek, one porter will be provided per two clients to carry the luggage. As per our agency rule, the maximum luggage weight per client is 11 kg making it a total of 22 kg. 

Accommodations 

Kathmandu - Hotel Yak&Yeti
Pokhara - Pavilions Himalayas The Farm

During the trek, accommodations will be on luxury mountain lodges with a blend of tradition and comfort.