Panorama Soft Trek

4 Days

The trekking trail runs through the lower part of the Annapurna region, through the woods of pine, rhododendron, and juniper. The main objective of this trek is to roam around the lower-height Annapurna region with soft treks. Landruk is a small village amidst the forest with a stunning array of rhododendron flowers and the warming hospitality and culture of the ethnic Gurung community.  One of the important highlights of this trip is to ascend Jhinu Danda. You will enjoy the views of the most spectacular mountains.  When the sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and Annapurna (8,091 m) along with a range of other peaks, gradually appear, with such a beauty that your eyes cannot believe.

Overview

This trek is designed for people who have a short period of time for the trek or cannot endure very difficult treks. Although this trek revolves around the lower Annapurna region, we get to see the panoramic views of the spectacular Annapurna Himalayan Range.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the views of the most spectacular Mountains.
  • Ethnic Gurung Community.
  • This is soft trek to roam around lower-height Annapurna region.

Itinerary

This trek starts from Pokhara, and this itinerary also begins from Pokhara. You can come to Pokhara from Kathmandu with a 6-hour drive or a 30 mins flight. Or we can arrange your pick up from Kathmandu Airport upon request, and also organize a few days of visit around the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara before the trek.

Day 1: Drive to Kande, trek to Landruk

Day 2: Landruk to Jhinu

Day 3: Jhinu to Kot Danda

Day 4: Kot Danda to Ghandruk and drive to Pokhara

Itinerary

This trek starts with an hour's drive from Pokhara to Kande, where the trek begins. From Kande, we trek to Landruk via Australian Camp through a trail of forests of pine and rhododendron, roughly it's a 5-hour trek. Overnight Stay at Landruk, (1700 m.)
From Landruk, we trek for around 5 hours through forests and descending staircases, with views of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Fishtail! There are hot water springs for you to enjoy at Jhinu. Overnight stay at Jhinu Danda. (1780 m.)
After Jhinu, we wake up early morning to trek from Jhinu so that we see the majestic mountains, the trail descends down to a river valley and then climbs up to Kot Danda. (2344 m).
The next morning, we trek from Kot Danda to Ghandruk through dense rhododendron forests. Ghandruk village is the biggest Gurung village famous for rich traditions, and beautiful views. After Exploring Ghandruk, we drive back to Pokhara where the trek ends.

Includes:

  • Land transportation from Pokhara to Kande/ Kimche to Pokhara.
  • Accommodation at Trekker Lodge/ Guest House along the trek.
  • Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on the trek.
  • Well-experienced English-speaking trekking Guide.
  • TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System)
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Entrance Fee).
  • Food, wages, accommodation, equipment, medicine, and insurance coverage for all trekking staff.
  • All Government taxes.

Excludes:

  • Your travel insurance
  • Other expenses like costs incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, emergency evacuation, and rerouting.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold beverage, laundry.
  • Supporter (Porter) service if needed.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff - Tipping is expected.

The itineraries are merely a guideline and are prearranged on the basis of their popularity with our previous guests. We can easily customize it to suit your own schedule and requirement.

We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have the interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include the famous Chitwan National Park Jungle Safaris, guided tours of Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Biking, and River Rafting. Please share your desire by contacting us and we will make it happen for you.

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Panorama Soft Trek
From $ 300
/ Adult
From $ 225
/ Child
From $ 270
/ Group

Trip Facts

  • 2344 m.
  • All Seasons
  • Lodge/ Guest House
  • 4 Days
  • Easy