Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
As you land at Kathmandu airport, finish your custom formalities (visa, etc.) and get to the airport waiting terminal, you will find our representative waiting to greet you. He/she will be holding Icicles Adventure Treks and Tour signboard and your name. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private vehicle.Overnight at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Pokhara(820m/2,690ft) and trek to Australian Camp (1990m/6527ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Pokhara, a adventure hub of Nepal. We drive to Phedi from where we commence trek to Australian camp via Dhampus and Pothana. We trek through the cultivated terraces and Brahman, Chhetri villages. We probably take lunch at Dhampus village. We climb through rhododendron forest which is stiff but the mountain views make us more energetic to reach the top. The Australian Camp (1990m) is the best place to see the best view of the holy mountain Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail), Annapurna and Dhaulagiri etc. Overnight at guesthouse. Trekking: 5 hours (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
Day 03: Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1991m) 6 hrs
Sarangkot is Village Development Committee in Kaski District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5,060 persons residing in 1,010 individual households. The village is located on a mountainside ridge at an altitude of 1600m with panoramic Himalayan views. From Sarangkot, on the northern direction we can see Dhaulagiri in the far west. Annapurna range is visible when the weather is clear on the same side. On the southern direction the village overlooks the city of Pokhara and its lake on the north-western outskirts of the city.
After breakfast at guesthouse; the trail leads to the today’s destination Sarangkot through the forestry slightly descend trail to the Naudanda. Then trail following the bit easy path along hill ridge to the dense settlement with mixed ethnic groups. The vista is beautiful to the both of side; the right side offers edge of Pokhara valley, Fewa Lake is remarkable with a Temple Island and hill side field terrace painting by vegetations. The view of snow capped mountains is fantastic and the view of Pokhara valley also Splendor. And during the night is excellent of lights. Overnight at guesthouse. Trekking: 6 hrs (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
Day 04: Trek to Pokhara 2 hrs and fly back to Kathmandu
Today, we wake up early in the morning to observe the sunrise from view tower. It is about 10-minutes accent form lodge. After savoring sunrise view we have breakfast again watching the beautiful Himalayas and then trek down to Pokhara and afternoon flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. Trekking: 2 hrs (Breakfast Included)
More About Pokhara: Pokhara is a adventure hub of Nepal which offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, five peaks of Annapurna range and others. Numerous lakes of Pokhara offer fishing, boating and swimming, the city itself is popular as city of lakes. Pokhara is situated in centre of Nepal and it is nestled in a region of awesome natural beauty. The valley is filled with lush vegetations, swift flowing rivers and dotted with clear, shimmering lakes. It is one of the major towns of Nepal. Providing a perfect gateway from the chaotic life in the cities. Pokhara is the blessed with the backdrop of the one of the most dramatic sceneries in the world. A 140 Km of Panorama made up of towering Himalaya ranges seen close enough to be touched on a clear day. So if you have time, we suggest to stay a night in Pokhara and savor the natural beauty it offers.
Day 05: Final Departure
Today your Annapurna short trek comes to an end. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Icicles Adventure Treks and Tour will take you to the airport for your flight back home. We are sure our service and the Himalayas hospitality has captivated you to come back again!