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Annapurna Luxury Trek

Annapurna Luxury Trek

Trip at a Glance

  • Country

    Country: Nepal

  • Trip grade

    Trip grade: Moderate

  • Destination

    Destination: Annapurna region

  • Activities

    Activities: Luxury Trekking

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation: Luxury Hotels/Tea-houses

  • Meals

    Meals: Included on trek

  • Transportation

    Transportation: Private vehicle/Plane

  • Maximum altitude

    Maximum altitude: Ghandruk (2012m)

  • Group size

    Group size: 2 pax min

  • Best Season

    Best Season: Feb-Jun, Sep-Nov

Annapurna Luxury Trek offers a high-end trekking experience in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Trekkers will get to stay at luxurious accommodations readily available on the trails, enjoy gourmet meals and be guided by an experienced guide on this journey. The trekking region of Annapurna is popular for its stunning mountain views, diverse landscapes, and rich cultural experiences.

Staying at luxurious lodges is the prime highlight of this trek where you can relax and rejuvenate after a day’s trek. It’s the best way for an overnight stay to enjoy gourmet meals prepared by skilled chefs to help you unwind after a long day of trekking.

The trek starts after a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara then spends a night in the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara. The trekking trails pass through lush forests, traditional villages, terraced farmlands witnessing a spectacular Himalayan panorama along the trail.

Annapurna Luxury Trek is a selected trek for anyone who wants to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region in style and comfort combining adventure and luxury in one of the most beautiful trekking destinations in the world.

Annapurna Luxury Trek Highlights

  • Discover Pokhara City, the beautiful lakeside city in Nepal.
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Annapurna Range, including Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, and Machhapuchhre.
  • Stay at luxury lodges with modern amenities along the trekking trail.
  • Trek along traditional villages to learn about the culture and traditions of the local communities.
  • Visit the most beautiful mountain village in Annapurna – Ghandruk (2012m)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 2: Kathmandu City Sightseeing (1400m)
Day 3: Fly to Pokhara & half day sightseeing
Day 4: Drive to Dhawa from Pokhara (1.5 hrs drive) & trek to Birethanti (1150m/3-4 hrs)
Day 5: Trek from Birethanti to Ghandruk (2012m/5-6 hrs)
Day 6: Trek from Ghandruk to Landruk (1565m/4 hrs)
Day 7: Trek from Landruk to Majgaon /Tomijong (1400m/5-6 hrs)
Day 8: Rest day at Tomijong (1400m)
Day 9: Trek from Tomijong to Dhampus (1,525m/4-5 hrs)
Day 10: Trek from Dhampus to Ghattekhola & drive to Pokhara (1 hr trek/45 min drive)
Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Day 12: Final Departure

Arrive in Kathmandu and one of our representatives will receive you and then transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. The rest of the time is free to explore the city where your hotel is located which is usually at Thamel – the popular tourist hub in Kathmandu where every needs and facilities for the tourist are located like hotels, pubs, restaurants, departmental stores, trek gear shops etc. Or you can simply rest at your hotel if you are jet lagged and get ready for an amazing Himalayan trek. 

Luxury Hotel

After breakfast is the cultural sightseeing around Kathmandu City where your city guide will take you to 4 UNESCO World Heritage namely Swaymbhunath ‘Monkey Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.

Swayambhunath is a Buddhist Stupa located at a hilltop from where a spectacular view of Kathmandu City and the surrounding mountains can be seen. Due to the many monkeys around it’s forested area tourists popularly named it ‘Monkey Temple’. Patan Durbar Square is the ancient seat of royal kings of the past where beautiful royal palaces, courtyards, and temples are located. Pashupatinath is the holiest Hindu temple of Lord Shiva located at the banks of the holy Bagmati River where Hindu funerals are also performed.

Moving on to Boudhanath which is the biggest Buddhist Stupa in the Kathmandu Valley where the city tour ends where you will have your lunch and drive back to your hotel.

In the evening is meeting with office staff and your trek guide who shall brief you all about your next day trek like what to pack, things to avoid, checking your gear etc. 

Luxury Hotel
Breakfast included

After breakfast fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes approximately 20 minutes and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks, including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Upon arrival at Pokhara Airport, you'll be greeted by our local guide and transferred to your hotel. Then check in your hotel, freshen up, and relax for a short while.

In the afternoon, embark on a half-day sightseeing tour of Pokhara visiting places like Phewa Lake, Devi's Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Bindabasini temple etc and back to your hotel. After the sightseeing tour, you have the evening free to explore Pokhara on your own. You can visit Lakeside, Pokhara's main tourist area, which offers a variety of restaurants, shops, and cafes. 

Luxury Hotel
Breakfast included

We go for one hour by road to the starting location of our trek with guides and porters. We'll be walking along a ridgeline with views of the Pokhara Valley in the lower foothills of the Annapurna. The Mountain Lodges of Nepal, Birethati are situated in the Modi River Valley where this route then descends. The lodge offers stunning views of Machhapuchhare, also known as Fishtail Mountain, a holy mountain that has never been scaled. A stroll to the village of Birethanti is optional after lunch at the resort. Alternately, you could decide to spend the afternoon exploring the nearby river valle

Luxury Mountain Lodge
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

Following the Modi River Valley, we leave the resort after breakfast and stroll among the nearby farmland. We soon start to ascend and leave the valley in the direction of the mountains. The trail offers breathtaking views of the surrounding valley as it winds through little hamlets, terraced rice fields, and woodlands. When you arrive at the lodge in the early afternoon, a hot lunch is provided. Beautiful up-close views of the nearby mountains may be had from this resort. 

Luxury Mountain Lodge
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

We begin our walk to Landruk after a leisurely breakfast and admiring the breathtaking views from the Lodge. The trail sharply descends to the banks of the Modi River after leaving the town of Ghandruk. You will be standing at the base of the cliffs where Nepal's renowned honey hunters scale the cliffs on ropes to gather the honey. A sturdy suspension bridge will next take you across to the Modi's opposing banks. To get to the village of Landruk from here, you must go up switchbacks and stairs for roughly an hour. More beautiful views of the Annapurna range are available from Landruk.

Be there in time for lunch. After lunch, your guide will lead you on a hike to explore this mountain community. 

Luxury Mountain Lodge
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

We leave the lodge and travel to Majgaon after breakfast. The journey today follows a hillside with minor ascents and descents, going through farms and communities. You'll arrive at the Lodge in time for lunch and have the option of taking an afternoon hike to one of the nearby communities. 

Luxury Mountain Lodge
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

This morning, when tea and coffee are given in the garden, we awaken to the sight of the dawn above Gangapurna, the Fishtail, Hiunchuli, and Annapurna South. After a leisurely breakfast and taking in the breathtaking views from the Lodge, our guide will lead us on a tour of this mountain community and the surrounding area. After exploring Majgaon, we travel the 30 minutes to Tomijong to partake in the Tomijong experience. 

Luxury Mountain Lodge
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

We set out on a trip through the pristine town of Patlekhet this morning. We go through subtropical forests filled with magnolias, rhododendrons, and tree orchids. We will make a pit stop in Pothana, a settlement at 6200 feet/1890 meters, where many Tibetan vendors dwell and sell their trinkets. There are expansive views of the entire Annapurna Range from the lodge. There will be an optional tour through the historic village of Dhampus following lunch at the resort.

Luxury Mountain Lodge
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included

We set out along the ridge after an early breakfast and descend via forested hillside and terraced farms to the valley level trek end Ghattekhola. After that, we travel by car to Pokhara. 

Luxury Hotel
Breakfast included

After breakfast fly to Kathmandu from Pokhara. The flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu offers another opportunity for stunning mountain views, so have your camera ready. The flight usually takes around 20 minutes, depending on weather conditions.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be met by a representative who will assist with your transfer to your hotel. Check in to your hotel and take some time to freshen up and relax. The rest of the day is at your leisure. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant, celebrating the successful completion of your trek and the wonderful experiences you've had in Nepal. 

Luxury Hotel
Breakfast included

The trip concludes and our office representatives will take you to the international airport in Kathmandu to catch your onward flight to your next destination or fly back home. You need to be at least 3 hours prior to your flight time at the airport.

Thank you for visiting Nepal and we hope your Himalayan Holiday has come true. Have a safe flight back home!

If you plan to extend your holiday then other travel activities like jungle safari, rafting, mountain biking, bungee jumping etc are also up on the list.

Breakfast included

What is included?

  • Airport pick-up and drop services.
  • Hotel accommodations at luxury hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
  • Monument entrance fees during Kathmandu/Pokhara sightseeing.
  • Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu round airfares.
  • All trekking accommodation with Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner at luxury lodges on twin sharing basis.
  • Four seasonal sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion) & Marron duffel bags.
  • A comprehensive medical kit (will be carried by the trekking guide).
  • Transfers to/from trek-start-points by a private vehicle.
  • Experienced Government licensed English Speaking Guide & Porter (1 porter for two people) including their food, accommodation, salary & insurance.
  • Permits for Annapurna Conservation Area Project & TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • Farewell Dinner at Nepali Authentic Restaurant with cultural program.
  • All government and local taxes.

What is not included?

  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee – Visa can be obtained upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (USD30 for 15 days)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation (to be covered by the client's travel insurance).
  • Expenses of personal nature (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc.)
  • Cost incurred due to the addition of extra days or change in the itinerary due to bad weather, political turmoil or any other unforeseen contingencies.
  • Bar bills, alcoholic drinks & beverages.
  • Tips for guides and porters (Tipping is expected).

Route Map

FAQ's

1. What is Annapurna Luxury trek?
Annapurna Luxury Trek is a premium trekking experience in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The Luxury Trek is designed to provide trekkers with a high level of comfort and service while still allowing them to explore the breathtaking landscapes and rich culture of the area.

2. What is the duration of the Annapurna Luxury Trek?
Annapurna Luxury Trek typically takes around 7 days to complete, allowing ample time to experience the breathtaking views, cultural attractions, and luxurious accommodations along the route.

3. What is the level of difficulty for the Annapurna Luxury Trek?
Annapurna Luxury Trek is considered a moderate trek, suitable for individuals with a good level of fitness. While some sections involve steep climbs, the luxurious accommodations and well-paced itinerary ensure a comfortable journey for trekkers.

4. What is included in the Annapurna Luxury Trek package?
Annapurna Luxury Trek package typically includes services such as luxury accommodations, experienced guides, porters, meals, necessary permits, airport transfers, and domestic flights. It aims to provide a seamless and comfortable trekking experience for participants.

5. Are there any age restrictions for the Annapurna Luxury Trek?
There are no specific age restrictions for the Annapurna Luxury Trek, but participants should have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to walk for several hours a day. It is advisable to consult with a doctor before undertaking the trek, especially for older individuals or those with health concerns.

6. Can I customize the Annapurna Luxury Trek itinerary?
You can customize your trek itinerary beyond the luxury program but please note there aren’t luxury lodges at other places and the luxury itinerary is designed wherever luxury lodges are available on the trail.

Equipment

Below are the suggested items for the packing list and it also depends upon the season you are trekking. We shall provide 75 liters duffel bag and a sleeping bag. You can bring other items from your home country and if you are traveling light and don’t wish to overweight your luggage during international flights then many of them can also be brought in Kathmandu before the trek starts.

Clothing (Core & Lower body)
·         Water-proof (breathable fabric) jacket, Poncho or Umbrella
·         Hard shell pants (breathable fabric- 1 set), preferably that zips from top and bottom which can be worn over boots without getting undressed, in case of abrupt weather            changes
·         Fleece jacket or Pullover
·         Fleece windcheater jacket
·         Down jacket or a Down vest
·         T-shirts (2 – 3) and Long-sleeved shirts with collars ( 2- 3 pairs)
·         Nylon (cotton ought to be strictly avoided) hiking shorts ( 2- 3 pairs)
·         Hiking trousers- one that is detachable from the knees so that they it can be folded up as shorts ( 2- 3 pairs)
·         Thermal underwear as well as synthetic underwear (3 -4 each – avoid cotton)
·         Synthetic sport brassieres for women (2 pairs- avoid cotton)
 
Head/Eyes & Hand Gears
·         Sun hat/cap
·         Woolen hat or Balaclava
·         Sunglasses/Goggles (preferably the ones with 100% UV protection)
·         Liner, Synthetic or Thin wool gloves (1 -2 pair)
·         Warm gloves (designed to shield the sub-zero temperatures)- 1 pair
 
Footwear
·         Trekking boots (1 pair) and spare laces
·         Running shoes, Sandals or Thongs (flip-flops)- 1 pair each
·         Hiking gaiters (1 pair) to do away the rocks, dusts and moist feet
·         Liner socks- preferably synthetic (3 – 4 pairs)
·         Heavy or wool blend socks (3 – 4 pairs)

Equipment
·         Backpack/Rucksack
·         Duffle bag (will be provided by Marron Treks)
·         Pack cover (to protect your gears from getting wet)
·         Day sack/Nylon stuff sack
·         Sleeping Bag/ Silk liner (will be provided by Marron Treks but should be returned after the trip)
·         Water bottle
·         Good head torch along with spare batteries and bulbs
·         Maps, compass and a guidebook
·         Trekking poles

Miscellaneous Bits
The items below could seem trivial, but if you don’t have them, you might just find yourself sticky and stinky, which isn’t actually good for you!
 
Toiletries
·         Quick-drying camp towel
·         Detergent powder/bar
·         Toilet paper
·         Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 20+) & Lip balm
·         Pocket knife
·         Sewing/Repair Kit (for tent & mattress)
·         Emergency kit including a whistle, waterproof match/lighter
·         Padlocks for bags and lodge rooms
·         Stuff sacks
·         Earplugs

Medicament
It is important that you include the medicines prescribed by your doctor. Below is just the generic list of medications. We advise you to always consult your travel doctor as you might be resistant or allergic to some medicines

·         Anesthetics (Ibuprofen/Aspirin)
·         Broad spectrum antibiotics tablets
·         Metronidazole and Antacids (for diarrohea /indigestion)
·         Broad spectrum ointments (Neosporin/ Clotrimazole/Gentamicin)
·         Antiseptic liquids (Dettol/Savlon)
·         Assorted band-aids
·         Small gauge pad
·         Roll of adhesive tape
·         Iodine tablets

Optional Carry
Nothing hard and fast about carrying the items on this list as they are not the basics. Yet, though not all, if you still manage to squeeze in some of these items on your carry, you will not regret it as they might just come in handy during the trek

·         Camera, memory card and battery charger
·         GPS unit Altimeters
·         Binoculars
·         Pee bottle for men (leak proof/wide mouth) & Pee funnel for women
·         Books and magazines

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