Mini Annapurna Trek is one of the most famous Himalaya trekking regions in Nepal. This 4 days lodge-trek is perhaps the best introductory trek for travelers looking for easy trekking in Nepal. While staying at each stop in comfortable family run lodges. This trek which will take you through terraced hillsides, charming slate-roofed villages inhabited by the friendly Gurungs, dense mess-laden rhododendron forests, all set against a picturesque backdrop of the snowcapped Annapurna’s one of the most well-known short trek in Nepal.
A charming walk through a beautiful Annapurna Mountain trails. You can enjoy this holiday with your family, children, especially those who have a short holiday time. The Mini Annapurna Trek offers a lifetime family holiday experience, visiting historic sightseeing places in Kathmandu City, and Pokhara Lake City, breathtaking mini Annapurna trek and visit Ghandruk Village biggest Gurung settlements provided a lifetime family holiday experience! Ghandruk village is known in the local language as Stone Village and is also known as Konda Village.
Getting Mini Annapurna Trek
Mini Annapurna Trek begins and ends in Pokhara. We’ll drive by car or van to Nayapul for about 1 hr. If you want, we can also drive to Birethati. Birethati is walking from Nayapul for half an hour. We follow the trail on the right side where Modi Khola (Modi-river) towards Ghandruk.
If you are planning to travel Nepal with your children and thinking to do easy hiking in the Himalayas, then this is an ideal trip for you.
You will arrive at Kathmandu where we will pick you up from the airport and drop you to your hotel. Meanwhile, you can take your time to stroll around to visit the temples and monuments.
There are plenty of places that you will find fascinating, if you wander around. There will also be a trip briefing today with gear check. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Your guide will pick you up at 6:30 am from the hotel and take you to the tourist bus station. The bus leaves to Pokhara at about 7:30 am. Also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna and Machapuchare (Fishtail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west and Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the south, Pokhara is a lovely valley on the banks of the Fewa Lake. It’s lower than Kathmandu and much less hectic, making it the ideal starting point for your journey. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village, we start with a taxi ride for 1.30 hours around to Nayapul from Pokhara. The trail first drops down to Birethanti, crossing the suspension bridge over the Bhurungdi River. Birethanti is a beautiful village, Initially the trail winds along the Modi River and the trail is flat up till Syauli Bazaar. Leaving the river bank, we then hike on a winding path till Kimche. From Kimche, the trail further ascends towards Ghandruk crossing Chane.
After breakfast regular day hike will commence again- first you will be drop down to the Modi Khola River bank nearby Bee Hive Teahouse lodge and cross the bridge then the trail goes through hill terraced field climb up to Landruk village. At Landruk we will stop for the lunch and continue up to the final stop place for overnight stay.
Early in the morning, spent some time at Tolka. Tolka is on a ridge and offers great views of Annapurna south and Hiuchuli, other mountains. The trek then begins to Kande. En-route, witness some good views of the Himalayas and lush green forests. Upon reaching Kande we drive to Pokhara or directly Kathmandu. If your time permits, you can stay overnight in Pokhara.
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu. It will take about 7 hours, overland journey by tourist coach. And the gentle light brings us on our way back to the bustle of Nepal’s capital. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Today, you can either stay back and enjoy a free day in Kathmandu or leave for your respective countries.