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Short trek to Annapurna (Australian camp trek and Sarangkot)

Trip Overview

Annapurna short trek is a 5 day long trek which gives you an amazing view of the great Himalayan ranges. The good part of the trek is, it is a short trek which is also ideal for family trekking with kids as well, so if you looking to experience Himalayas with family then,this trek is highly recommended. The trek goes around the  pokhara valley trekking, hiking through Australian camp and sarangkot. Trek provides us the opportunity to experience the Annapurna Himalayan range, and in spring season the blossoming rhododendron forest making the trek amazingly satisfying journey. This is also an educational journey as walk through small villages inhabited by variety of ethnic groups and their lifestyle. We can enjoy the scenic views of Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Machhapuchre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri and many more.

This trip will begin once you arrive in the mystical Kathmandu. Next day we take a short mountain flight from Kathmandu to scenic and supercool city “Pokhara. From pokhara we drive to phedi starting  our trek where we will reach to Australian camp and then we cross naundanda to reach Sarangkot.  We trek back to pokhara valley and finally returning back to Kathmandu, which is the end of our trip.

Trip  highlights.

Beautiful and scenic city of lakes Pokhara.

Diversified landscapes and species of flora and fauna.

Amazing view of snow-capped mountains, including Mt.Annapurna  and more,

Experiencing Local and ehnic cultural group and their lifestyle, amazing  landscapes and nature itself.

This is a short and easy trek,so if you feel you would like to explore more of Annapurna region do check out Annapurna base camp, Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna Panorama trek, Mardi Himal trek, Classic Annapurna circuit trek


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuvan international Airport(TIA) Kathmandu:

Your Flight lands at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Once you reach Kathmandu, you already begin to feel the  amazing vibes of Nepal which just feels like the adventures are waiting for you. After completion of legal formalities you will be greeted and accompanied by our representative of Moonline Tours. With a warm welcome you will be transferred to your hotel. After you reach the hotel, you will have some leisure time period where you can enjoy lot’s of fun activities to do in Kathmandu.

Accomodation hotel.

With fresh morning breeze we start the day with breakfast before making our way to the domestic airport  heading to the super cool city Pokhara where we enjoy the amazing  views of the Himalayan ranges  and hill scenery by Flight which can be upto 30 minutes. After landing at Pokhara we take a drive to Phedi,  and then the fun begins as we start our trekking from that  point. We can view several terraced farmlands where rice and other food items are  cultivated by the local communities. Shortly having our lunch  at Dhampus, we arrive  at our final Destination Australian camp situated at an elevation of 1,990m which offers you to experience amazing  mountain  vistas.

Overnight at guesthouse. Trekking: 5 hours (Breakfast and Lunch Included)

Walking  to the amazing view of the sunkissed  wide range of Himalayas, which can be a moment to cherish for a lifetime. Leaving the Australian camp with lot’s of  memories we head to our next destination which  is Sarangkot. Sarangkot offers one of Pokhara’s greatest views of the Annapurna Himalayan mountain peaks. The view is absolutely awesome and is just what we are expecting for. At the time of dawn or dusk due to the spectacular pink and orange hues the mountain range takes on. But  this view needs some effort as we now start moving downhill towards Naundanda where we will experience diverse range of Cultural mosaic. We trek for 6 hours and finally we shall arrive at the amazing Sarangkot hill ,where we will see the amazing Himalayas and the young night life of Pokhara which shines bright like a diamond.

Overnight stay at Guest house in Sarangkot(breakfast and Lunch Included)

Morning can’t get better than this as we experience one of the best panoramic views of Himalayan ranges from Sarangkot as the mountains just smiles whole heartedly when they are blessed by the first sunlights. Now after this amazing morning moments in the Himalayas, we leave Sarangkot behind and head towards pokhara. We finish our breakfast and leave the place behind with a short hike upto pokhara which is only about 2 hours. Reaching Pokhara, you shall be  transferred to your hotel rooms, where you can enjoy some free time refreshing yourself and taking a quick stroll around the city. Now we are at the end of our beautiful and easy trip here in the beautiful Himalayan country, you will be heading to airport with a similar flight back to Kathmandu via a 30 minute flight. We arrive at the city where you will be escorted to your respective hotel rooms for your last night here in Nepal. We would also suggest you to do some souvenir shopping before your departure tomorrow.

Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

It is our final day, with all the beautiful moments, cherishing the beautiful memories we farewell this beautiful land . Now we enjoy our breakfast and a representative of Moonline Tours will assist you in transferring to the Tribhuvan international airport which  would be 3 hours before the departure. If you would want to extend your travel in here Nepal we would be more than happy to manage your Tour accordingly. If you feel you would like to explore more of Annapurna region we  would recommend you to do check out Annapurna base camp, Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna Panorama trek, Mardi Himal trek, Classic Annapurna circuit trek. We would also be glad that we were able to give you with an amazing experience and also wishing you a safe flight returning home.

Cost Includes

  • Airport and hotel travsfers as per itinerary in private vehicle,
  • Two night’s twin sharing accommodation with breakfast in a3-star category hotel in Kathmandu,
  • Meals(breakfast,lunch, and dinner) during the trek,
  • Best available teahouse/lodge accommodation(twin sharing)during trek,
  • Staff- one professional, knowledge and friendly English speaking trekking leader  along with assistant guide(6 trekkers : 1 assistant guide) and porters(2 trekkers : 1porter)including their food, accommodation,salary, equipement, transportation, and accidental insurance,
  • Kathmandu- pokhara-kathamandu round trip flight including  departure taxes,
  • First aid medical kit,
  • TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit,
  • All Government taxes and office service charge,

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa arrangement (more on Nepal Visa information)
  • International airfares,
  • Excess baggage charges,
  • Travel and rescue insurance,
  • Added night’s accommodation in Kathmandu or pokhara because of early arrival, delayed departure, early return from mountain than the programmed itinerary,
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu or pokhara ( and also in the case of early return from mountain than the programmed  itinerary
  • All  kinds of Drinks(alcoholic, hot or cold)
  • Personal expenses,
  • Tips for guides and porters( tip is expected but not mandatory)

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