Annapurna Mini Trek

"An easiest and shortest trekking in Annapurna region"

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The shortest and easiest trekking route in the Annapurna region in Nepal is Annapurna Mini trek. Since this trek offers the sunrise view along the way, this trek is further known as Sunrise view trek. Besides this, the trek is ideal for the old aged people as well as the children who want to see the view of the mountain via naked eyes and want to taste the trekking experience with no challenge.

Highlights of Annapurna Mini Trek

  • Enjoy the glimpse of stunning Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif
  • Oversee the mesmerizing view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (the fishtail) 
  • Observe the settlements from the historic community of Nepal
  • See and admire the sunrise view and its reflection over the mountains

The trek is also suitable for the best family trek in Nepal. It gives you both the taste of the trekking and belongingness with the family with the beautiful mountain scenery. Therefore, if you are looking for the shortest, easiest and trouble-less trekking in the Annapurna region and want to taste the trekking in the Nepal Himalayas, this trek would be a perfect choice. 

The trek starts from Dhampus village, the beautiful Gurung and Tamang village and takes you at the Sarangkot which offers beautiful Sunrise views. Besides this, you will have a chance to see the dense rhododendron forests, traditional village, ancient traditions, diversity of bird species, sub-tropical valleys as well as ever-smiling friendly people and remarkable mountain views. Moreover, this trek takes you along the terraced hillsides and captivating slate-roofed houses. From the Sarangkot, you will see the awe-inspiring views of massif Himalayan ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and many more magnificent views of the mountain. 

Safety & Security

Safety is the prime concern of Oriental Journeys! Our guide will accompany the team throughout the trek from beginning to the end. Our well-trained guide provides safety tips for safe travels in the Himalayas. The professional guide will carry out the first aid kids for the team. Besides,  as well as Helicopter services for emergency rescue whenever there is a problem. However, trekkers should not worry about the problems. This is the easiest trekking route in the Annapurna region.

Best Season for Annapurna Mini Trek

Autumn( September-November) and Spring (March-May) are the best trekking and mountaineering season in Nepal. Therefore, this would be the best season for this trek too. During the time, the weather is almost clear and the temperature is moderate; therefore, the trekkers get very clear and outstanding views and sceneries without any obstruction. During the spring, you will see the beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals and walking is easier during the time. 

However, Summer ( June-August) and Winter (December- February) are not the off-seasons. Although the season carries out the heavy rainfall, it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar Phu valley since they are in rain shadow areas. Even the Everest, Langtang and Annapurna region trekking has been chosen by the trekkers who want the pathway without crowd during the time. 

Physical Fitness: 

Since trekking in Annapurna Region is an easy trekking destination and suitable for the first time trekkers. The old aged people and children prefer it, as it does not require experience. However, trekking in the Himalayas always takes us to the challenging altitudes and rocky routes certain training like running, jogging and skipping would be an advantage.  

Annapurna Mini trek – an Eco-Friendly tour

Oriental Journeys is serious about the global aspects of environmental protection. We are very much concerned about environmental pollution and Global warming. Therefore, we trained our guide for the proper management of the garbage during the trek, especially in the camping area. Therefore, we hope that our trekkers will collect all the rubbish and deposit it in the proper places after its use. Our motto is to make our trekkers and professional staff responsible for the environmental protection and essential management. 

Special Note: 

We have also focused on the tailor-made program for Annapurna mini trek. We are always flexible in the days of our itinerary and can increase and decrease as per the trekkers need. Our professional guide and leader will take you to the safe places if any problem arises during the trek. Besides this, the management team of Oriental Journeys is always standby to respond to any kind of queries, concerns and problems the team raises at any time and ready for the prompt reply.  

Meals: 

You have a choice of a variety of foods according to your choice in the city areas especially in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We have a variety of restaurants with different cuisine in the city. However, during the trek, the choices are less compared to the city. You will get the continental and Nepali menu especially pasta, pizza, momo, soup items, potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks as well as Tea & coffee. 

Day 01 : Welcome to Kathmandu (1345m)

The representative of Oriental Journeys will be waiting for you at the front side of the arrival gate with your name card in Tribhuvan International Airport. After welcoming you in the airport, you will be transferred to the Hotel. We will be briefing you about the treks in the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

The day is scheduled to explore some of the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. The site includes Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. 

Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

After having breakfast early in the morning, drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. During the drive, you can enjoy rice planted valley along with the Trishuli riverside where rafting is done. Along with this, you will further have a chance to see the village life of Nepal during the drive. Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast 

Day 04 : Pokhara to Australian Base Camp

Australian Camp
Australian Camp

Today, you should have your breakfast early in the morning and ready for a trip. You will have a vehicle drive up to Dhampus Phedi. After two hours of the trek, you will reach at Dhampus village. Dhampus is the beautiful Gurung and Tamang village lies on the lap of the Mt. Fishtail and Annapurna South. After observing typical and remote village of Nepal, we will ascend towards Australian camp via pleasant rhododendron forest. After an hour trek from Dhampus, we reached Australian camp.Australian camp is a typical village which offers unobstructed views of the Himalayan mountain  of Annapurna range, Manaslu range and Mt. Fishtail in good weather along with beautiful green hills. 

Day 05 : Australian camp to Sarangkot

Annapurna range Kathmandu Pokhara Tour
Annapurna range observed from Sarangkot hill during Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

Sarangkot lies in the top of the hill. It is the main highlight of the trek. You will be taken for climbing towards the viewpoint in Sarangkot which is the main highlight of the trek. The viewpoint is the place from where you will see the magnificent sunrise views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. In addition to this, you will get to see the sunrise view from the viewpoint. Sarangkot has become the center of attractions for both local and foreign tourists year by year. After this, you will trek down to Pokhara and enjoy its beauty. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

Meals Plan: breakfast

Day 06 : Sarangkot to Pokhara

Barahi Temple Pokhara
Barahi Temple Pokhara

Sarangkot lies at the top of the hill. This is the main highlight of this trek. This is the best viewpoint place from where you will see the magnificent sunrise views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. In addition to this, sunrise view over the Himalayas from this viewpoint is really admirable. Due to this, Sarangkot has become the center of attractions for both local and foreign tourists every year. After the enjoyable view from Pokhara, we will trek down to Pokhara and enjoy the beauty of lake side. Overnight  stay at Pokhara. 

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 07 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After having breakfast early in the morning, we will be driving to Kathmandu. Kathmandu city is 210 km far from Pokhara however, due to the hilly area and road condition, it takes more time than we anticipate. The travel time is about 6 to 7 hours. During the drive, we will get to see Thani Mai Temple viewpoint of Bandipur, cable car station of Manakamana temple along with rice fields as well as typical Nepali village life. Besides this, you will see the riverside of the Marsyangdi and Trisuli river one after another.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 08 : Final Departure to your destination

Today, you will say goodbye to Nepal. Please take all the memory of Nepal with you along with the wish to visit next places in Nepal. The representative of Oriental Journeys will drop you off at the airport before 3 hours of your scheduled flight. We will be waiting to see you at the airport in the next time for the next trip.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

 


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

Trip Duration

8 days

Maximum Altitude

3210m

Trip Grade

Easy

Group Size

2 to 10 People

Accommodation

Hotel/Tea house

Start/End

Kathmandu

Overview of Annapurna Mini Trek

The shortest and easiest trekking route in the Annapurna region in Nepal is Annapurna Mini trek. Since this trek offers the sunrise view along the way, this trek is further known as Sunrise view trek. Besides this, the trek is ideal for the old aged people as well as the children who want to see the view of the mountain via naked eyes and want to taste the trekking experience with no challenge.

Highlights of Annapurna Mini Trek

  • Enjoy the glimpse of stunning Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif
  • Oversee the mesmerizing view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (the fishtail) 
  • Observe the settlements from the historic community of Nepal
  • See and admire the sunrise view and its reflection over the mountains

The trek is also suitable for the best family trek in Nepal. It gives you both the taste of the trekking and belongingness with the family with the beautiful mountain scenery. Therefore, if you are looking for the shortest, easiest and trouble-less trekking in the Annapurna region and want to taste the trekking in the Nepal Himalayas, this trek would be a perfect choice. 

The trek starts from Dhampus village, the beautiful Gurung and Tamang village and takes you at the Sarangkot which offers beautiful Sunrise views. Besides this, you will have a chance to see the dense rhododendron forests, traditional village, ancient traditions, diversity of bird species, sub-tropical valleys as well as ever-smiling friendly people and remarkable mountain views. Moreover, this trek takes you along the terraced hillsides and captivating slate-roofed houses. From the Sarangkot, you will see the awe-inspiring views of massif Himalayan ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and many more magnificent views of the mountain. 

Safety & Security

Safety is the prime concern of Oriental Journeys! Our guide will accompany the team throughout the trek from beginning to the end. Our well-trained guide provides safety tips for safe travels in the Himalayas. The professional guide will carry out the first aid kids for the team. Besides,  as well as Helicopter services for emergency rescue whenever there is a problem. However, trekkers should not worry about the problems. This is the easiest trekking route in the Annapurna region.

Best Season for Annapurna Mini Trek

Autumn( September-November) and Spring (March-May) are the best trekking and mountaineering season in Nepal. Therefore, this would be the best season for this trek too. During the time, the weather is almost clear and the temperature is moderate; therefore, the trekkers get very clear and outstanding views and sceneries without any obstruction. During the spring, you will see the beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals and walking is easier during the time. 

However, Summer ( June-August) and Winter (December- February) are not the off-seasons. Although the season carries out the heavy rainfall, it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar Phu valley since they are in rain shadow areas. Even the Everest, Langtang and Annapurna region trekking has been chosen by the trekkers who want the pathway without crowd during the time. 

Physical Fitness: 

Since trekking in Annapurna Region is an easy trekking destination and suitable for the first time trekkers. The old aged people and children prefer it, as it does not require experience. However, trekking in the Himalayas always takes us to the challenging altitudes and rocky routes certain training like running, jogging and skipping would be an advantage.  

Annapurna Mini trek – an Eco-Friendly tour

Oriental Journeys is serious about the global aspects of environmental protection. We are very much concerned about environmental pollution and Global warming. Therefore, we trained our guide for the proper management of the garbage during the trek, especially in the camping area. Therefore, we hope that our trekkers will collect all the rubbish and deposit it in the proper places after its use. Our motto is to make our trekkers and professional staff responsible for the environmental protection and essential management. 

Special Note: 

We have also focused on the tailor-made program for Annapurna mini trek. We are always flexible in the days of our itinerary and can increase and decrease as per the trekkers need. Our professional guide and leader will take you to the safe places if any problem arises during the trek. Besides this, the management team of Oriental Journeys is always standby to respond to any kind of queries, concerns and problems the team raises at any time and ready for the prompt reply.  

Meals: 

You have a choice of a variety of foods according to your choice in the city areas especially in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We have a variety of restaurants with different cuisine in the city. However, during the trek, the choices are less compared to the city. You will get the continental and Nepali menu especially pasta, pizza, momo, soup items, potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks as well as Tea & coffee. 

Annapurna Mini Trek - Accommodation

Guest is for us like a God and we are always trying to provide the best available services. We are providing 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and can change the hotel according to the guest request however, guests have to pay the extra amount if the requested hotel is more expensive than we offer. In Kathmandu, we are giving you a choice of Thamel Eco Resort, Samsara Resort and Hotel Thamel whereas in Pokhara we are providing Kuti Resort. During the trek, we are providing the best available teahouse, lodge and guest house with a sound environment. Since the Annapurna region is the most popular trekking destination in Nepal, we will get better facilities over there. 

DaysHotel/LodgeCategoryPlace
01-02-Hotel Thamel or Similar3 StarKathmandu
, 03, 06Hotel Thirdpole3 StarPokhara
04-05Teahouse lodgeLodgetrekking trail

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Annapurna Mini Trek - Detail Itinerary

01

Day 01 : Welcome to Kathmandu (1345m)

The representative of Oriental Journeys will be waiting for you at the front side of the arrival gate with your name card in Tribhuvan International Airport. After welcoming you in the airport, you will be transferred to the Hotel. We will be briefing you about the treks in the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast

02

Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

The day is scheduled to explore some of the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. The site includes Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. 

Meal plan: Breakfast

03

Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

After having breakfast early in the morning, drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. During the drive, you can enjoy rice planted valley along with the Trishuli riverside where rafting is done. Along with this, you will further have a chance to see the village life of Nepal during the drive. Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast 

04

Day 04 : Pokhara to Australian Base Camp

Australian Camp
Australian Camp

Today, you should have your breakfast early in the morning and ready for a trip. You will have a vehicle drive up to Dhampus Phedi. After two hours of the trek, you will reach at Dhampus village. Dhampus is the beautiful Gurung and Tamang village lies on the lap of the Mt. Fishtail and Annapurna South. After observing typical and remote village of Nepal, we will ascend towards Australian camp via pleasant rhododendron forest. After an hour trek from Dhampus, we reached Australian camp.Australian camp is a typical village which offers unobstructed views of the Himalayan mountain  of Annapurna range, Manaslu range and Mt. Fishtail in good weather along with beautiful green hills. 

05

Day 05 : Australian camp to Sarangkot

Annapurna range Kathmandu Pokhara Tour
Annapurna range observed from Sarangkot hill during Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

Sarangkot lies in the top of the hill. It is the main highlight of the trek. You will be taken for climbing towards the viewpoint in Sarangkot which is the main highlight of the trek. The viewpoint is the place from where you will see the magnificent sunrise views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. In addition to this, you will get to see the sunrise view from the viewpoint. Sarangkot has become the center of attractions for both local and foreign tourists year by year. After this, you will trek down to Pokhara and enjoy its beauty. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

Meals Plan: breakfast

06

Day 06 : Sarangkot to Pokhara

Barahi Temple Pokhara
Barahi Temple Pokhara

Sarangkot lies at the top of the hill. This is the main highlight of this trek. This is the best viewpoint place from where you will see the magnificent sunrise views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. In addition to this, sunrise view over the Himalayas from this viewpoint is really admirable. Due to this, Sarangkot has become the center of attractions for both local and foreign tourists every year. After the enjoyable view from Pokhara, we will trek down to Pokhara and enjoy the beauty of lake side. Overnight  stay at Pokhara. 

Meals Plan: Breakfast

07

Day 07 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After having breakfast early in the morning, we will be driving to Kathmandu. Kathmandu city is 210 km far from Pokhara however, due to the hilly area and road condition, it takes more time than we anticipate. The travel time is about 6 to 7 hours. During the drive, we will get to see Thani Mai Temple viewpoint of Bandipur, cable car station of Manakamana temple along with rice fields as well as typical Nepali village life. Besides this, you will see the riverside of the Marsyangdi and Trisuli river one after another.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

08

Day 08 : Final Departure to your destination

Today, you will say goodbye to Nepal. Please take all the memory of Nepal with you along with the wish to visit next places in Nepal. The representative of Oriental Journeys will drop you off at the airport before 3 hours of your scheduled flight. We will be waiting to see you at the airport in the next time for the next trip.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

 

Annapurna Mini Trek - Fixed Departure Cost & Dates


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.