Nepal Holiday Treks and TOurs

Annapurna Skyline Trek

6 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
Best Season
(March, April, May) and (September, October and November)
Teahouse/ Lodges
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route


    • Walk through beautiful landscapes with alluring scenery of green hills and stunning mountains view
    • Breathtaking sunrise views of mountains from scenic Poon Hilltop
    • Witness panorama of the world’s three highest peaks (Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu)
    • Opportunity to experience culture and traditions of Gurung and Magar people
    • Explore enchanting rhododendron and pine forests
    • Pass by trickling streams and high waterfalls
    • Enjoy a dip in the natural hot springs


Annapurna Skyline trek (Royal trek)

Annapurna skyline trek is a popular trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is also known as Annapurna Panorama trek or the Royal trek as prince Charles of Britain walked through this route in 1980. It offers incredible views of some of the world’s highest peaks including Annapurna, Machapuchare 6993 m (fish tail), and Dhaulagiri 8167 m as well as the opportunity to experience the local culture and villages. 

The trek takes you through lush rhododendron forests, stunning landscapes and terraced fields. You can also enjoy a vibrant display of blooming rhododendron flowers depending on the season. The trek is not as tough altitude wise, as this unforgettable short Annapurna sunrise trek takes you at less than 3000 m high within a short period of time at the scenic viewpoint at Poon Hill above 3210 m. At Poon hill trekkers can enjoy eye- catching sunrise views over wide range of Himalayan mountains from Annapurna rang with towering peaks of Machhapuchare- the renowned fishtail includes Lamjung and Manaslu Himalayan towards Mideast direction. 

Short Annapurna skyline trek begins with scenic drive beyond stunning Pokhara city and its beautiful valley heading at the foot hills passing through the old Trans- Himalayan salt trade of Nepal Tibet that extends further Ghorepani towards upper mustang.

After a glorious time and feeling in good spirits with the alluring views, exploring impressive culture of the villagers then we will end our fabulous short Annapurna skyline trek, walk at Kande after walking past nice and magnificent spot.

1) Accommodation and foods

Teahouse is the combination of guest house, restaurant, and social hang out where the rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture. The lodges are fairly basic and provide a variety of food options ranging from local Nepali dishes to International cuisines. At some of the teahouses private rooms are available expect for high altitudes.

2) Altitude Sickness

Generally altitude sickness occurs when you travel to a high altitude too quickly. Headache, nausea, tiredness etc are the symptoms occur when your body tries to adjust to the lower air pressure and lower oxygen levels at high altitudes. When it comes to this illness, one should be pro-active and notify the guide as soon as possible.

3) Best time to trek

The best time to undertake the Annapurna skyline trek is during the spring (March- May) and autum (September- November) seasons. The temperatures are mild, the weather is relatively unchanged and the clear skies provide astonishing mountain views. The nature regenerates its lost beauty and you can see a variety of wild flowers blooming including rhododendrons. The forests are surrounded by beautiful flowers making colorful hills.

4) Guide and porter

It’s always helpful to trek with a knowledgeable, experience licensed guide and join a trekking agency to ensure safety and utilize your valuable time in a best way.

Therefore, Nepal holiday treks and tours Pvt. Ltd. is always here to offer you a highly experienced, friendly, English speaking, and licensed trekking guide and porter with their insurance. Moreover, they can provide you valuable insights into the local culture, traditions, and history of the region. 

5) Travel insurance

Obtaining travel insurance is highly recommended for any trekking activities including Annapurna skyline Trek. The trek includes high altitude trekking which may be physically challenging. Travel insurance can cover you financially in the event of an accident, a medical emergency, a flight cancellation or delay, or lost or stolen luggage and other potential risks associated with high- altitude trekking.

Important Note

Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show. Hurry up! Adventure is waiting for you and mountains are calling you.

This trip is fully customization. Importantly, this trip is available on both a fixed departure and a private group basis. Moreover, we can also customize the trip as per your needs, please contact us at Whatsapp (+977-9843770916) or email us at Let us know how we can help you, and we will do our best to give you the best customer service you’ll get anywhere else.

Furthermore, Nepal holiday treks and tours Pvt. Ltd. is a reputable and reliable company serving relentlessly in the field of tourism to fulfill the dreams of diverse adventure seekers around the globe into reality where they can feel most alive. So, we recommend you to reserve seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful and unforgettable trip experience.

Trip Itinerary

At the first day of the trek you will take a few hour drives that takes you further west to reach at Nayapul. On reaching there you will begin your first day walk following Modi River to charming village Bhirethati. From there you will trek towards northwest with slow uphill for hours, leading past amazing Gurung farm villages and diverse landscapes to reach at Tikhedhunga where you can enjoy lovely cascading waterfalls. Stay overnight at Tikhedhunga.

The second day of the adventure begins with stone steps climb to reach at Ulleri. It is a large and typical hill village mostly inhabited by Gurung and Magar tribes. The village offers breathtaking views of Machhapuchare himal with Annapurna south & Huinchuli peaks. From there after crossing tall rhododendron and pine woodland, you will reach at Ghorepani. 

Ghorepani offers marvelous views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche, and Annapurna Himalayan mountains. The area is populated by Poon Magar people – ethnic hill tribes of Nepal famous as Gorkha soldiers. The village offers many good lodges to stay overnight.

Early morning you will hike up for an hour on top Poon hill located at 3210 m to catch striking sunrise over panorama of mountains includes Mount Manaslu with Lamjung extends to Ganesh Himal towards far east horizon. After spending some time, you will head back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Finally walk lead to descend and then up at Tadapani for overnight stop.

You will walk through farm area and dense woodland to reach kimrong valley then walk leads towards Kimrong khola. After a short climb you will reach a ridge on the other side of the stream at Jhinu danda. You can enjoy a dip in the hot spring which is at short distance from this village at the bank of Modi river. Stay overnight at Jhinu danda.

From Jhinu, you will trek to another large gurung village of Landruk, crossing bridges and past farm area. From there, climb into forested area to reach a scenic spot at Deurali. It offers fabulous views of surrounding landscapes and peaks. After a pleasant stop on downhill within rich vegetation and woodland to Pothana village. Stay overnight at Pothana.

 From Pothana our last day walk of the journey leads downhill to a farm village at Kande passing through magnificent spot Australian camp. The camp also known as Thulo – Kharka which mean large cattle grazing pasture surround with woodland. From there you can witness spectacular panorama of Annapurna and Manaslu range of peaks. 

Kande is located on the road - side of Beni and Pokhara highway. A few hour rides takes you at lovely and scenic pokhara by its serene simmering Phewa Lake. 

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    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and accommodation in teahouse/ lodge during the trek
    • One experienced (government licensed) and qualified English speaking guide
    • Guide’s food, lodge, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc
    • First aids kit
    • All taxes and company service charge

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare and visa fees
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Personal expenses of bar and beverage bills, wifi, hot shower, bottle of water, extra porters, laundry or any other things which are not mentioned by the company 
    • Your trekking gears and extra nights in a certain destination
    • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue
    • Tips for your guide and porters 
    • Extra expenses due to any event such as strikes, weather conditions, or flight delays 

Equipment List

Waterproof daypack

Flash or torch light

Trekking poles

Sleeping bag

Water bottles


Sun hat

Warm down jacket

Windproof jacket

Trekking shoes & socks

Raincoat and rain trousers


Antibacterial hand wash

Travel towel

Small personal power bank

Camera and batteries 


Sun lotion

Other required equipment’s 

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Art representing various natural and cultutal heritages of Nepal