This winter, treat yourself to a festive Christmas or New Year break in Nepal. Enjoy a warm Nepalese welcome and the snowy surroundings of the Annapurnas! This short itinerary introduces the first time trekker to Nepal's finest mountain ranges - the Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Himalayan range with Pokhara Hill Trail Trek.
Besides the picturesque scenery, panoramic view of mountain peaks, this trek also gives travelers an opportunity to experience local life and culture. Trekking along the foothills of the Annapurnas makes any hiker look up in awe at this majestic Himalayan range dominating its surroundings.
Pokhara Hill Trail Trek - Best Easy Short Trek From Pokhara
This short trek around Pokhara begins the day after you arrive in Pokhara. A short drive will take you to Pokhara to Phedi. You will then trek through the hills to the top of Thulo-Kharka, (Australian Camp), passing through the village of Dhampus, famous for its mountain views. From the trekking trail, you can enjoy the views of close mountains and local village.
Beneath Dhampus the trekking changes, and you will experience the stunning forest scenery. The following day you will walk down to Sarangkot, following the first famous trekking trail from the top of the hill, cutting through local villages and fields. You will also get a fantastic view of Pokhara and its lake (Nepal's second biggest).