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Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek - 8 Days

Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek
1993

The trek in the Annapurna region takes you to several typical Gurung and Magar villages with many teahouses for comfortable accommodation. With many teahouses, the Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek is possible and popular in the region.

If you have ever kept aside your plans for trekking in the Himalayas because of the fear of unavailability of standard accommodation, this trek is just for you.

This is a light trek, that will take you through Annapurna Region’s middle hills which is rich in natural scenic beauty and culture and traditions.

Our Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek is specially designed for people who have no experience in trekking in the Himalayas. It is also great for people who do not want to go through vigorous treks for days in remote areas.

This trek offers the trekkers the opportunity to experience treks in the typical trekking trails on the lap of Himalayas, but in style.

From trekking through beautiful traditional villages, densely forested trails with amazing views of landscapes of the Annapurna Region to staying in luxury hotels, this trek has it all.

You can enjoy the breathtaking views of the snow capped mountains, the picturesque landscapes, the diverse and unique culture, and traditions along with the warm hospitality of the local people there.

This trek offers amazing views of the Annapurna Range like the Annapurna South, Annapurna I, III, V, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre etc.

Our 8 days Annapurna Luxury Trek begins from Kathmandu and continues through Pokhara, the lake city of Nepal. From Pokhara, the trek will take you across some of the most beautiful villages of the Annapurna Region.

You will be staying in the most comfortable and luxurious hotels of the Annapurna Region with the highest quality of services from fine dining, bar, and lounges to bedrooms with western toilets and hot showers.

This trek will be one of the most memorable and relaxing treks of your life.

So, if you are looking for a relaxing vacation in the Himalayas, please contact us for bookings and more information.

Highlights of Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek

  • Easy and light trek in the classic trails of the Annapurna region.
  • Panoramic view of the Annapurna massif and other mountains.
  • Pokhara, the lake city of Nepal.
  • Stay in luxury hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Annapurna Region (Yeti Group).
  • Explore Kathmandu and its UNESCO world heritage sites.
  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Pokhara.
  • Experience the tradition and culture of the local people.

DaysItineraryMax AltitudeTime
Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu, Hotel Hyatt or Yak and Yeti1,350 m-
Day 02Fly to Pokhara and Trek to Sanctuary Lodge1,150 m30 minutes flight, 1.5-hours drive to Nayapul and 1-2 hours trek to Sanctuary Lodge
Day 03Trek to Ghandruk1,940 m5 hours
Day 04Trek to Landruk1,560 m4 hours
Day 05Trek to Dhampus1,525 m6-7 hours
Day 06Trek to Phedi and drive to Pokhara1,130 m2 hours trek, 1-hour drive
Day 07Transfer to Kathmandu, Hotel Hyatt or Yak and Yeti1,350 m30 minutes flight
Day 08Free day in Kathmandu/ Departure from Nepal1,350 m-

Day 1
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu. Stay at Hotel Hyatt or Yak & Yeti

Maximum Altitude: 1,400 m

On your arrival at the airport, our representatives will pick you up and take you to the hotel. You will be staying at the Hotel Hyatt or Yak and Yeti which are the standard hotels in Nepal.

The hotels are located in prime areas and there are various facilities like outdoor pool, tennis courts, casino, gym, spa etc.

Boudha Stupa the world heritage site is only 10 minutes walk from Hyatt. You can explore this beautiful stupa with peaceful ambiance around evening when Tibetan people are out for their usual evening circumambulation.

The energy and vibes around the stupa are very peaceful and you will definitely fall in love with the ambiance of this place in your first visit.

Yak and Yeti on the other hand located at Durbar Marg, the heart of Kathmandu City. It is just 10 minutes walk from Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu.

You will find anything and everything here, from travel agencies to restaurants to bars, just name it and you will find it here.

You can take some time off to take a tour of this place and trust me, you will leave enchanted by this place.

After dinner, our representatives will brief you about your trek and you can pack for your trek.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 2
Day 2: Fly to Pokhara and Trek to Sanctuary Lodge

Maximum Altitude: 1,150 m

Travel Hours: 30 minutes flight, 1.5-hour drive to Nayapul

Trek Hours: 1-2 hours

After breakfast, you will take an early morning flight to Pokhara. It is a short 30 minutes flight but you will get amazing views of the Kathmandu Valley as you leave. And views of stunning snow-capped mountains as you reach Pokhara.

Once in Pokhara, you will take a private vehicle to reach the starting point of the trek which is Nayapul. After an hours ride, you will reach Nayapul.

From Nayapul you will begin your trek to the Sanctuary Lodge. You will trek along a ridgeline in the lower foothills of the Annapurna Region until the route drops to the Sanctuary Lodge at Modi River Valley.

As the name suggests this lodge situated in a picturesque setting alongside the Modi River is the perfect place to enjoy nature.

You will get amazing views of the sacred Machhapuchhre also known as the Fish Tail Mountain and other mountains from here.

The rooms are clean with facilities like wifi, hot showers, central bar etc and the food here is amazing too.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 3
Day 3: Trek to Ghandruk Himalaya Lodge

Maximum Altitude: 1,940 m

Trek Hours: 5 hours

After an amazing breakfast at the Sanctuary Lodge, you will begin your trek to the Himalaya Lodge at Ghandruk.

This is relentless uphill hiking and it begins with a hike through small settlements of Gurung people, terraced rice fields and forests. The views of the surrounding mountains on the trail are eye-soothing.

After some hours of hiking, you will reach Ghandruk, but the Lodge is on the top of the village, one hour of steep climb away.

Once you reach the Lodge, there will be smiling friendly faces with refreshments waiting for you.

Snacks will be served on the trail while you’ll get the lunch at the Lodge shortly after you freshen up.

This Lodge is the nearest one to the Annapurna Range and the view outside is dominated mainly by Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre. The sunrise and sunsets are also worth watching from here.

Breakfast is one of the highlights here. Served on the lawn with spectacular views of the mountains like the Fishtail as the backdrop emerging from the morning fog, makes it a picturesque moment.

Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4
Day 4: Trek to Landruk, La Bee Lodge

Maximum Altitude: 1,560 m

Trek Hours: 4 hours

After enjoying a relaxing breakfast with an amazing view at the Himalaya Lodge, it is time for you to set off for your trek to the next destination, Landruk.

Your trek will start with a steep descend until you reach the banks of the Modi River. Here, you will come across the base of the cliff climbed by world-famous honey hunters to collect honey from the bee's nest on the cliff side.

Next, you will cross a suspension bridge across the Modi River. After about an hour of the trek, you will reach the village of Landruk.

Landruk, a village of Gurung community is famous for its honey hunters who climb up bamboo ladders to collect honeycomb from rock cliff faces.

After lunch at the lodge, your guide will take you to a mini-tour of this beautiful mountain village.

This village is famous not only for its honey hunters but also for its breathtaking views of the Annapurna Range.

Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5
Day 5: Trek to Dhampus, Basanta Lodge

Maximum Altitude: 1,525 m

Trek Hours: 6-7 hours

After breakfast, you will begin your trek towards Dhampus. Your trek today is relatively easy with much of the route being on fairly even ground.

Your trek will begin with a walk through the villages of Tolka, Bheri Kharka, and Pothana. The trail crosses forests of orchids, rhododendrons, magnolias and red sandal trees.

Once you reach the Lodge, you can enjoy a hearty lunch and then choose to go for a walk through the old village of Dhampus.

The Basanta Lodge at Dhampus offers panoramic views of the Phedi and Mardi Valleys along with the entire Annapurna Range.

Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 6
Day 6: Trek to Phedi and Drive to Pokhara, Hotel Barahi

Maximum Altitude: 1,130 m

Travel Hours: 1-hour drive to Pokhara

Trek Hours: 2 hours

After breakfast, you will commence on your last bit of trekking of this trip. It is an easy and fun 1.5 - 2 hours trek to Phedi.

You will start your trek with descending through flights of stairs and undulating terrain and finally through hilly land to reach Phedi.

From here, you will take a private vehicle to Pokhara. On the way, you can choose to visit the Tibetan refugee camp. You can explore Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and their local market in the refugee camp.

You will be staying at Hotel Barahi in Pokhara located adjacent to the Phewa Lake and is also near the lake street of Pokhara.

You will get amazing views of the Annapurna Range as well as Phewa Lake from your hotel room.

Once in Pokhara, you can either explore the hotel, indulge in spas and massages or take a stroll around the lakeside.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7
Day 7: Transfer to Kathmandu, Hotel Hyatt or Yak and Yeti

Maximum Altitude: 1,350 m

Travel Hours: 30 minutes flight

After breakfast at hotel Barahi, you will take a flight to Kathmandu. Once you reach Kathmandu, you will be staying at either Hotel Hyatt or Yak and Yeti.

After settling down at the hotel, you can have the rest of the day to yourself. You can spend it exploring the chaotic and colorful streets of Kathmandu.

You can visit the UNESCO world heritage sites or go souvenir shopping.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 8
Day 8: Free Day in Kathmandu/ Departure from Nepal.

Today you can either stay back and enjoy a free day in Kathmandu or leave for your respective countries.

Our representatives will drop you off at the airport according to your flight schedule.

We hope you had an amazing time Trekking in Nepal with us and we look forward to your next trip with us in the future.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers (pick-up and drop-off).
  • 2 nights' accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast (hotel Hyatt Regency or Similar categories).
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast (hotel Barahi or Similar categories).
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permits.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by private car / Jeep .
  • All meals during the trek.
  • Transportations, accommodation, wage, food, insurance, equipment for the guide & porter.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 people)
  • All accommodations at Yeti group lodges during the trek.
  • Pulse Oximeter for the blood oxygen saturation level monitor to high altitude.
  • All necessary paper works and entry permits.
  • English speaking Sherpa trek guide.
  • Himalaya Discovery duffel bag.
  • Hiking pole for the trek, if needed.
  • Trek map.
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant after the trip completion in Kathmandu.

Price Excludes

  • International airfares and Nepal visa.
  • Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur.
  • International Travel insurance which included rescue.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for staff.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the 'Price Includes’ section.

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Price From USD$1,993/person
1,993
Total $ 1,993 USD

Trip Facts

  • Annapurna
  • 1,940 Meters, Ghandruk
  • 8 Days
  • 5 Days
  • Minimum 2
  • Easy
  • 5-6 hours
  • Autumn and Spring
  • Kathmandu
  • Nayapul- Phedi

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