Annapurna Foothills Trek is a joyous hill hiking route. Pokhara and its outskirts are famous for any kinds of walking activities. However, it is important to identify the right trail to walk on. Are you in search of low-altitude trekking trails? Moreover, are you in search of such a trail with a mountain vista? If yes, the foothills trek is an ideal choice.
HVT presents the iconic low-altitude trekking adventure in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The trail offers multi-ethnic villages, green lush forests, mountain vistas, rivers, and hot springs. Therefore, it is a fulfilling walking trip to do in Nepal. Despite being at a low altitude, the view of mountains is overwhelming. Major mountains which trekkers can see from the route are Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. Because of this specialty, you will get back all your travel investment in the form of a beautiful memory. So, wait no further.
Annapurna Foothills Trek – Route Overview
Trekkers start the trek from Dhampus phedi. It is the trailhead of the Australian Camp Sarangkot hiking route as well. Therefore, if you are concerned about altitude sickness, choose the trek. There is no chance of altitude sickness on this route. Trekkers first explore the beautiful Dhampus village. Hereafter, trekkers relish the marvelous hot springs experience in Jhinu Danda. Finally, trekkers reach Ghandruk Village after trekking through Landruk and Chhomrong. These villages are inside the Annapurna Base Camp Trek route as well. Therefore, you will get the feeling/vibe of ABC Trek too.
Highlights of the Trek:
- Low Altitude; Less risk of Altitude sickness
- Over 5 ethnic caste villages
- Natural Hot Water springs
- Rivers & Waterfalls
- Green Lush Forests
- Gurung and Magar Cultural Programs
- About a dozen of Mountain Vistas
- Short Walking Holiday Package
Book the Annapurna Foothills Trek in Nepal with the team of HVT. The crew members (Trekking Guide, Sherpa & Porters) for the trek are from the local region. Therefore, you will get authentic information during the trek too. Get ready to uncover the marvels of low altitude Annapurna region in less than a week’s holiday in Nepal.
Day 01: Drive to Phedi and trek to Dhampus
Day 02: Trek to Landruk
Day 03: Trek to Jinuwa Danda
Day 04: Trek to Chhomrong
Day 05: Trek to Ghandruk
Day 06: Trek back to Nayapul
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The distance between base camp and Pokhara is around 101.1 kilometers. It is the highest distance that you cover during the trek. There are many downhill, uphill, rugged trails and glacier walking. For any normal person, trekking that distance is not an easy activity. Long distance trekking can become tiring but end result is rewarding.
Altitude sickness is the biggest factor in this trip. The maximum height on this trip is 2170 m from sea level. Therefore, AMS's chances are very less but it can happen. However, it is not very serious altitude to get caught by the altitude sickness. Trip starts from Pokhara which is at 800 m. The change in altitude is the major cause of altitude sickness. Proper acclimatization is needed. Therefore, our itinerary focuses more on the client’s safety.
Weather & Climatic Conditions
Nepal’s mountain region has unpredictable weather and climatic conditions. Day temperature is normal but night hours are pretty freezing. Weather can change drastically in just an hour. Expect unexpected changes in climate and weather. However, the team will analyze the situation and only decide whether to push or not.
The best way to prepare for climbing is by doing cardiovascular workouts. These kinds of cardio exercises help to increase lung capacity. In order to climb the mountain, you need strong and healthy lungs.
Do some strength-building training like planks, push-ups, and squats. Cycling is also the best option to prepare your body for climbing. Always start these activities 4-5 months before traveling to Nepal for climbing.
Can I add Annapurna Base Camp too?
Yes, you can add Annapurna Base Camp in the itinerary but you have to omit the Poon Hill Section. If you add 2 more days then you can do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek too.
Do i need to take Travel Insurance?
Yes, it is mandatory to take the travel insurance for any kinds of trekking in Nepal. Make sure to get the insurance plan which covers helicopter rescue, medical aid and emergencies.
Is there risk of altitude sickness during 5 days Annapurna Trek?
No, there isn't high risk of altitude sickness in this trek. The highest destination on this trek is Poon Hill (3210 m). Normally altitude sickness occurs after 2600 m but it is not serious. Usually, altitude sickness occurs after 3600 m. Even if it is not risky altitude, you need to be careful and follow the instructions of the trekking guide.
What kind of accommodation and food do i get during the trek?
You will be getting the teahouse/lodge accommodation and food will be from the menu. You will get breakfast, lunch and dinner ordered from the menu.
How difficult is 5 days Annapurna Trek?
It is the most popular and easy trekking trail to trek in Nepal. Every age group of people can trek on this trail.