Trip Duration
11 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
3,210 m
Trip Difficulty
Easy to Moderate
Activity
Trekking
Best Season
Oct-Dec & Mar-May
Per Person US$

US$ 590

Per Person US$

US$ 590

Overview of Short Annapurna Trek with Rafting

Short Annapurna Trek with Rafting is one of the most popular and best trekking and Rafting packages in Nepal. Annapurna short trek is situated northern central part of Nepal and also inside the Annapurna conservation area at an altitude of 4130 m above the sea.

This trial is filled with up with great views of the World’s 10th Highest Mountain, Mt. Annapurna (8,019m) likewise Gangapurna, Machhapuchre, and many other peaks. This short Annapurna trek is a combination of stunning mountain views with the most adventurous activities, white river rafting, and a city tour in the capital city Kathmandu.

Annapurna short trek is one of the admired trekking destinations in Nepal. Some major highlights of this trek around Annapurna are breath-stooping majestic Annapurna massif, glaciers, rich biodiversity, spectacular snow-capped mountains, and tranquil landscapes.

Charming Gurung and Magar villages with their unique culture and their way of living a traditional life, lush green Rhododendron forest, bamboo, and alpine forests, natural hot spring, Vibrant sunrises over the snow-capped peaks, variety of environments, flora, and fauna, spectacular views of Himalayas and so on.

Annapurna short trek Best Season

It is very moderate and doesn’t demand advanced physical fitness levels for any trekkers. The best time to do the trek Annapurna is spring (March, April, May) and autumn (September, October, November, and December) season, however, this trekking is possible during the entire whole year.

Highlights of Short Annapurna Trek with Rafting

  • Witness majestic views of the world’s 10th highest mountain Annapurna I
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley various UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Adventurous activities- White river rafting in Trishuli River
  • Explore the natural Hot Spring at Jhinu Danda
  • Annapurna Conservation Area with varieties of floras and faunas
  • Seek the traditions culture with ethnic people

Short Annapurna Trek with Rafting Itinerary

At Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport on fresh arrival you will be warmly received by Life Himalaya Trekking representative and then with transfer to your hotels in the Kathmandu. After checking in your hotel rooms and getting refreshed join at the hotel lobby for group briefing and orientation program where our guide will inform brief you on Annapurna region Trekking, includes other information related to this trip, and at night includes welcome dinner in a nice Nepali restaurant with culture programs.

Car 15m
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Altitude (1,320 m/4,330 ft.

A free day in Kathmandu after your long flight from home countries, after having breakfast at given time our city guide will pick you up for sightseeing tour around  Kathmandu at places of interest around world heritage sites which includes Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar square, Buddha Nath Sputa, etc and later on preparations for Annapurna trek.

Car 4-5hrs
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Altitude 1,320 m/4,330 ft.)

Morning starts with an overland drive on Nepal’s main busy and interesting highway towards Benighat for white river rafting. We provide one night and two days programs in the Trishuli River. Trishuli River is one of the most popular rafting rivers in Nepal as this river is suitable even for the very first timer to the seasoned rafting enthusiasts. From a day rafting trip you can experience grade 3+ rapids along with river guides, and many others tourist enjoying here. While on the river, a rich floral life can also be observed. After completing four hours rafting, we return to same place and overnight stay in Resort.

Car 4-5 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After taking a lunch you will start an exotic drive that leads through Himalayan foothills around towns and farm villages with wonderful country landscapes, after an exciting drive reaching at famous touristic beautiful city of Pokhara, and transfer you in your hotel. In evening, you can go to Phewa Lake and visit Barahi temple situated in Center of Phewa Lake, also side trip around lakeside and overnight stay at Hotel.

Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B
Altitude 900m,

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After having an early breakfast from Pokhara valley, we will drive to Nayapul in a private vehicle in our trekking starting point. After reaching Nayapul, then we start our trekking to reach at Birethanti which is the main entrance point of our trek.

We need to check our permit in Birethanti. After completimg checking permit we will gently trek through the bank of river until we reach Tikhedhunga. There is wonderful scenery as we pass through several countryside villages along the way to Tikhedhunga and Overnight at Tea House

Car 2hr/5-6 hrs Walking
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 1577m,

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast in the Tikhedhunga, we climb uphill to Magar and Gurung settlement village of Ulleri, which is a beautiful village placed in the middle of the forest from where you can witness the magnificent Annapurna south and other snowy peaks and walking path through Rhododendron forest to Ghorepani.

Walking 6-7 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2810m,

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Next day at early morning we trek for a Poon-Hill (3,210m) to catch the magnificent splendor sunrises over the snow-capped mountains ranges of Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri, Machhapuchre, Gangapurna and other mighty peaks.

Ghorepani Poon-Hill is the popular viewpoint of the world from where we will be able to enjoy Wonderful panoramic views of the snow-covered with more than 20 highest mountains in Nepal.

After enjoy the nice view from Poon-Hill we back to Ghorepani to take breakfast then we will continue our trek trail leads about five hours to reach the beautiful village of Tadapani and overnight stay at lodge or Tea House.

Walking 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2630m,

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast at Tadapani we descend to Jhinu danda. Today we enjoy the relaxing bath in a natural Hot Spring. Jhinu Hot Spring is famous attraction place of the Annapurna Region from where trekkers can easily enjoy the natural hot spring bath. After taking the natural hot bath it supports to relief pain, relaxed, feel comfortable and tiredness of the long trek to the trekkers. We start our trek descending downhill towards the Jhinu following the trail that offers the great view of the Annapurna mountains ranges. As well interested trekkers may choose to walk around Jhinu later in the evening and Overnight stay at Tea House.

Walking 6-7 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 1700m,

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is the last day of the trek we start by passing New Bridge and Kyumi village, where we stop for lunch. After lunch, we trek to Syauli Bazaar and then down to Birethanti. After 30 minutes from Birethanti we will arrive at Naya Pul, where our trek ends. From there its two hour drive to Pokhara and overnight stay at Hotel.

Walking 5-6 hrs/2 hrs Car
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B L
Altitude 900m,

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

You have the option to fly or drive back to Kathmandu. Flying takes about 30 minutes whereas roadways take about 7-8 hours. If you want to drive we should take morning overland to drive back to Kathmandu with great experience and fond memories of Annapurna trek, an exciting 7-8 hours drive brings you at Kathmandu with afternoon free for individual activities or at leisure and overnight stay at Hotel.

Bus Bus 7-8 hrs.
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B L D
Altitude (1,320 m/4,330 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After a memorable and fantastic adventure to Annapurna region trekking in Nepal, at last day Life Himalaya Trekking representative transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight back home or to next respective countries. Our service including guide and porter leads you around Annapurna trek area providing safety, long-lasting, valuable memories, and totally wilderness experience in your lifetime in Nepal. We hope you will visit Nepal and Life Himalaya Trekking Pvt. Ltd once again.

Car 15min
Meals B

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • All ground and Drive transportation throughout the trek.
  • Pick up drops with private car.
  • Tourist Bus ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu .
  • Pick up drops Pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara privet car.
  •  2 nights 3 star Hotel in pokhara  with breakfast.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and  dinner, included chosen from  lodge menu.
  • twin share accommodation during the trek.
  •  Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek.
  •  One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.
  •  TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport-size photos for permit)
  •  All national park and conservation areas permit fees.
  •  Government taxes & office service charges.
  • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt
  •  Annapurna Ghorepani  Poonhill treks map.

Short Annapurna Trek with Rafting - Essential Information

Short Annapurna trekking with rafting journey usually begins with sight-seen of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. The trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Benighat. We provide one night two days adventurous white river rafting in Trishuli River. Then next day, we take an exotic drive to Nayapul via Pokhara. We reach at starting point of the trek- Nayapul crossing through Briethanti village as well several valleys, rivers we reach to Thikhedhunga. Then we climb up to the highest point of the trek at Ghorepani via Ulleri. Next day at early morning we trek for a Poon-Hill (3,210m) to catch the magnificent splendor sunrises over the snow-capped mountains ranges of Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Gangapurna and other mighty peaks.

Ghorepani Poon-Hill is the popular view point of the world from where we will be able to enjoy Wonderful panoramic views of the snow-covered with more than 20 highest mountains in Nepal. Continuing our trek, we pass beautiful Tadapani village cultural highlights are experienced. The treks continued crossing through bamboo and Rhododendron forest and further all the way to the Jhinu Danda (a natural Hot Spring). Jhinu Hot Spring is famous attraction place of the Annapurna Region from where trekkers can easily enjoy the natural hot spring bath.

After taking the natural hot bath it supports to relief pain, relaxed, feel comfortable and tiredness of the long trek to the trekkers. Then after getting the heavenly experience at Annapurna region we back to Nayapul. We take short drive from Nayapul to the picturesque Pokhara valley. Finally, our journey ends from scenic drive or flight back from Pokhara to capital city Kathmandu.

Life Himalaya Trekking Pvt. Ltd as best Annapurna region trek operator organizes special and new packages to trekkers. Our expert Annapurna trek Guide will lead you around Annapurna trek area providing safety, long-lasting, valuable memories, and totally wilderness experience in your lifetime. So, hurry up! We can be also flexible with our itineraries providing quality services with suitable discounts according to your need, demand and convenience time frame.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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