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  • Duration14 Days
  • Price from$985/ person
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude4200M (13,779 ft)

Start every morning with the beautiful sunrise from the best viewpoints that we are covering in this trip plan. Simply put, the morning begins with the sunrise the whole day with the magnificent views of the Annapurna ranges, and the day ends with the sunsets. 

The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek Package can be customized according to your length of vacation. For the shortest treks that are already famous trekking routes in Nepal such as Ghorepani, Mardi Himal, Khopra Danda, and Mohare Danda, we have combined all the best treks into one trip package. The Foothills Trek is moderately easy and will give the best experience for exploring the majestic views, landscapes, lush forests, beautiful villages, farmland, flora and fauna, and many more.

This trek is the best choice for those who want to see the world’s tallest mountain peak without going higher. On this trek, you will see the Annapurna Ranges, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal Ranges, and many other peaks. The Annapurna Foothills Trek is a great choice for slow hikers, first-time trekkers, families, and those who are looking for a relaxing and scenic experience. The maximum height of the trek is 4200 m (13,779 ft), which is at the Mardi Himal Viewpoint. On this tea house trek, there are nice tea houses with great meals, hot showers, and great locations.

What are the location and viewpoints for the Annapurna Foothills Trek Package?

The Annapurna foothill's short treks are already a traveler's choice, as we mentioned earlier. On this Annapurna Foothills circuit trek, we cover the best viewpoints such as Mohare Danda, Ghorepani Poon Hill, Khopra Danda, Mulde or Muldai viewpoint, and Mardi Himal Viewpoint. For an idea about the location and views, you can play the Annapurna Foothills Trek package videos. We can add the Karbakeli Than Homestay trail to this itinerary, and it will be a tailor-made trip, so if you want to experience the Eco Homestay section of this trekking itinerary, let us know. 

Annapurna Foothills Trek Cost 

The cost of the Annapurna Foothills Trek is listed, and it’s per person-based. The price can be changed depending on the number of people in a group, and if you are looking for a customized plan, the price can be lower or higher. It’s better to get in touch with our tour expert and get the best offer.

The difficulty of the Annapurna Foothills Trek

People of all fitness levels can complete the Annapurna Foothills Trek because it is moderate. There is very little rise in altitude during the journey, which is largely on well-kept routes.

Duration of the Annapurna Foothills circuit trek

The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek can be completed in 14 days. However, we customized the trek plan as per your vacation schedule. The Trek days can be extended; let us know your travel ideas, and we will create a plan for you if you are looking for something different than the suggested trek plan. This complete trek route covers the below trekking routes.

Guided Annapurna Foothills Trek 2024

On this trek package, you can see the trek starting from Pokhara and ending in Pokhara, but if you want to start from Kathmandu and are looking for a complete package, let us know. Tell us your estimated budget, or if you are in a group, we will give you the group cost. The price normally includes all the necessary accommodations, transportation, meals, and permits. Additionally, if you have extra days and time, we can arrange paragliding, jungle safaris, and rafting activities.

How to Make Booking

You can pay for your Annapurna Foothills Trek package online by following the booking link at the bottom of the page. Please write to us or contact us online if you have any questions or worries concerning the trip. We would be pleased to assist you in creating the ideal vacation. Once you make a payment, send us your passport and a P.P.-size photo scan copy to issue the trek permits.

Safety during the trek

The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek is safe. However, to assure you, we are aware of the acclimatization and the elevation changes. The Trek itinerary is designed after our research, and we are confident about what is next and where we are going. We suggest you drink plenty of water, and obviously, you will be eating a healthy diet. Our guides are aware of the conditions, and they will keep checking. Once you book the trek with us, we will send you the trekking gear list to prepare in advance.

You must bring it for the Annapurna trek.

  • Bring a good pair of hiking boots.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Bring a rain jacket and rain pants.
  • Bring a first-aid kit.
  • Bring a water bottle and a water filter.
  • Bring snacks and energy bars.
  • Bring a camera.
  • Bring a journal to record your memories.

Weather and time to visit for Annapurna 

The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek is best undertaken in the spring (March–May) or fall (September–November). These months have warm weather and a lower likelihood of rain. However, many people think June to August is not a good time because of the rain, but during this time everywhere there will be greenery, rainbows after the rain, and beautiful wildflowers too. The best pictures were taken during the monsoon because of the cloud's movements, and once the rain stopped, everything looked clear.


What makes this tour very interesting

The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek is a fantastic choice if you're searching for a demanding and rewarding trek that provides breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas. The hike is a fantastic way to discover Nepal's natural beauty and discover the culture of the locals.

Magical views of the Annapurna range: The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna mountain ranges, including Annapurna I, the tenth-highest mountain in the world, Annapurna south, Heuchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri and other mountain peaks

Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek, Nepal Explore the local villages: The Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek passes through several local villages, such as Bans Kharka, Nagi village in Mohare danda, Ghorepani, Ghandruk, and Landruk, where you can learn about the culture and lifestyle of the people. The villages are home to the Gurung and other community members, who are known for their hospitality and their rich culture.

Enjoy the natural beauty of the region. The lush forests, gushing waterfalls, and snow-capped mountains that make up the region's natural splendor may all be seen during the Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek. From the lush forests of the lower hills to the snow-capped mountains of the upper altitudes, the walk takes you through a range of scenery.

Challenge yourself: The modest Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek is gratifying since it's difficult enough. The journey lasts roughly 14 days and covers a distance of 100 kilometers. Although not particularly challenging, the walk does demand some fitness and endurance.

Make new friends: Making new acquaintances from all around the world is easy with the Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek. You will undoubtedly encounter people from all walks of life on the trek, which is a well-liked destination for hikers from around the world.


A somewhat simple walk that provides breathtaking views of the Annapurna Range, Mount Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, and other peaks is the Annapurna Foothills Circuit walk. The walk may be tailored to fit your vacation schedule and is a fantastic option for families, novice trekkers, and those seeking a peaceful and picturesque experience.

For those who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without ascending too high, the Annapurna Foothills Circuit walk is a stunning and satisfying walk. This is the ideal option for you if you're searching for a peaceful and beautiful journey.

  • Day: 1
    From Pokhara drive to Galeshwor and Trek to Bans Khakra

    In the morning your guide and vehicle will be in your Hotel at 8 am, till that time finish your breakfast and get ready for the big hike. We will drive to  Galeshwor, where your Annapurna Foothills Trek will begin. The path ascends towards the woodland after winding through fields with terraces. Explore the hamlet for the remainder of the day and discover the customs and culture of the Magar people. 

    • Home Stay
    • 3-4 hrs walk
    • Lunch, Dinner
    • 1526 M
    • Bans Kharka
    • Appx 6 Km
  • Day: 2
    From Bans Kharka Trek to Nangi

    Today's trail climbs past terraced farms and woodlands. You will arrive in the small community of Danda Kateri after 3 hours of walking. You can eat lunch here while taking in the breathtaking views of the Kaligandaki Valley. Following lunch, you will wander at your own pace to Nangi Village, where you will spend the night in a homestay or a community lodge. A fantastic illustration of how neighbors can cooperate to accomplish a common objective is the neighborhood eco-lodge. You can observe how community members collaborate in Nangi Village to advance sustainable development. For instance, the locals constructed a model school, a nursery for medicinal herbs, and a workshop where they make handmade paper from plants grown nearby.

    • Community Tea House
    • 6 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 2300 M
    • Nangi
    • Appx 9 Km
  • Day: 3
    From Nangi Trek to Mohare Danda

    You will start your ascent to Mohare Danda after a sumptuous breakfast at the Nangi guesthouse. The route offers breathtaking vistas of snow-capped mountains, notably Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters), while it meanders through a lovely, natural forest.

    You will be treated to breathtaking views of bamboo groves, oak and rhododendron woods, and other lovely countryside while you climb. You will eventually reach the top of Mohare Hill after a challenging 6- to 7-hour hike. You can see the entire Himalaya range, including Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri, from this location. Yaks may also likely be seen grazing on the Kharka's (Pasture Land) surrounding trails. Mohare Danda is the main stop on today's Mohare Danda and Annapurna Foothills Trek

    • Community Tea House
    • 6 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 3300 M
    • Mohare Danda
    • Appx 8 Km
  • Day: 4
    From Mohare Danda Trek to Ghorepani

    Your Annapurna Foothills Trek will leave for Ghorepani after you have breakfast and admire the lovely sunrise at Mohare Danda. You will initially continue on the flatland before descending into the trees. A good, steep trail that ascends to Ghorepani can be found here.

    The route from Mohare to Ghorepani travels through rhododendron trees and grasslands, occasionally ascending and descending and remaining level. You will experience stunning views of the surrounding forest, the mysterious topography of the south, huge, enchanted landscapes, and enchanting sunrises and sunsets over the majestic Himalayas as you go.

    • Lodges
    • 5 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • 2880 M
    • Ghorepani
    • Appx 6 Km
  • Day: 5
    From Ghorepani Trek to Swanta

    You will ascend the stairs to the Poon Hill overlook in the early morning. Beautiful sunrise views over the Himalayas can be seen from Poon Hill. The sunrise above Mount Dhaulagiri and Mount Annapurna will be breathtaking. You will next travel to Ghorepani for breakfast after taking in the magnificent sunrise over enormous mountains and rice terraces.

    The Annapurna Foothills Khopra Danda section Route descends through a lovely mixed forest of rhododendron, oak, and pine following breakfast. Before proceeding to Swanta after three hours of descent, you must cross a little river on a wooden bridge.

    • Tea House
    • 6 Hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • 2214 M
    • Swanta
    • Appx 9 Km
  • Day: 6
    From swanta Trek to Khopra Danda

    Your Annapurna Foothills Trek will take you through a lovely woodland after breakfast in Swanta village. Along the trip, you'll witness local kids going to school. You'll reach the Khopra crest after several hours of progressively climbing the slope. Since this region is renowned for its biodiversity, keep an eye out for Himalayan tahr and Danfe pheasants. Making a steady ascent while taking your time and pausing whenever necessary is the greatest climbing technique.

    When you reach Khopra, you will be rewarded for your work with a stunning vista of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and Nilgiri. From here, take in the view of the sunset. 

    • Tea House
    • 6-7 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • 3660 M
    • Khopra Danda
    • Appx 13 KM
  • Day: 7
    From Khopra Danda Day Excursion to Khayer Lake (4660M)

    It's a remarkable challenging day today. You will arrive at Khayer Lake, which is 4,660 meters above sea level and the highest point of the Annapurna Foothills Trek in the Khopra Danda section. Both Buddhists and Hindus make an important pilgrimage to this location.

    Nirvana is said to be attained through bathing in the Khayer Lake and visiting the Khayer Barahi Temple. The Khayer Lake Valley offers breathtaking views of the Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, and Annapurna mountains.

    • Tea House
    • 9-10 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 3660 M
    • Khopra Danda
    • Appx 11 KM
  • Day: 8
    From Khopra Danda Trek to Dobato

    Now another section of Annapurna Foothills Trek Khopra Ridge to Dobato, the route from Khopra to Dobato is more picturesque than the others. Although it travels through oak and rhododendron woodland, early spring or late autumn can bring snow. Dobato, which is 3,420 meters above sea level, is an excellent location to view Mount Dhaulagiri's dawn. Additionally, you will pass via the charming settlements of Chistibang and Bayeli.

    • Tea House
    • 6 hrs walk
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 2440 M
    • Dobato
    • Appx 9 Km
  • Day: 9
    From Dobato Trek to Tadapani

    Early morning we will walk about 45 min up to Muldai Viewpoint, which is another magnificent viewpoint of this Annapurna Foothills Trek. You can check the views ideas on our Annapurna Foothills Trek video and in pictures. After eating breakfast in Dobato today, you will head for Tadapani. You will enjoy stunning views of mountains like Annapurna (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Hiunchuli (6441m) from Tadpani.

    • Tea House
    • 5-6 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 2630 M
    • Tadapani
    • Appx 7 Km
  • Day: 10
    From Tadpani Trek to landruk Village

    We will trek through thick forests, the Gurung settlement of Ghandruk, and Modi Khola on our way from Tadapani to Landruk. This journey is perfect for learning about the Gurung people's natural beauty, culture, and way of life. The vistas of Mount Annapurna, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, and other peaks are also breathtaking.

    Up until Ghandruk village, the Tadapani to Landruk trail passes through a lot of woodland. From there, it climbs to Landruk before descending steeply via terraced fields to reach Modi Khola. You'll get to enjoy breathtaking views of the rural countryside, terraced fields, farmland, and high mountains as you travel.

    • Guest House
    • 6 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 1430 M
    • Landruk Village
    • Appx 11 Km
  • Day: 11
    From landruk Village Trek to Forest Camp

    As usual, we will start our day after breakfast at the tea house. Today, the Annapurna Foothills Trek Mardi Himal Trek sections begin. The trail is quite difficult today because we will be walking almost entirely inside the rhododendron forest. We will not see any views and will have a peaceful walk to Forest Camp. As its name suggests, we will be in the middle of the forest and will not see any mountain views from here. However, if we find a spot near the rest camp, we can walk for an additional 45 minutes to a place where we can see Mount Fishtail, beautiful landscapes, and Pokhara.

    • Tea House
    • 5-6 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, DInner
    • 2500 M
    • Forest Camp
    • Appx 6 Km
  • Day: 12
    From Forest Camp Trek to High Camp

    To get to Low Camp, which offers breathtaking views of Mount Fishtail, we will have to travel through a forest. We will arrive at Badal Danda, where the vegetation changes to fir and pine trees, after a 45-minute stroll. We have stunning views of Mount Fishtail, Heuchuli, and Annapurna South on clear days. After lunch at Badal Danda, we will hike to High Camp.

    The view of the setting sun from High Camp is lovely. We will have a little stroll about the camp before retiring early in order to wake up in time for the sunrise walk.

    • Tea House
    • 5-6 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • 3580 M
    • High Camp
    • Appx 7 Km
  • Day: 13
    From High Camp Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp 4500 M (14,764 ft) and Viewpoint and Trek to Badal Danda

    Your breakfast will be packed and the guide will give it to you in the morning. Don't forget to bring your headlamp, as we will be walking in the dark.

    We will walk for nearly 2 hours from High Camp to Mardi Himal Viewpoint, where we will enjoy the breathtaking views. Before going to Mardi Himal Base Camp, we will enjoy the spectacular views from the Upper Viewpoint of Mardi Himal. We will see Mount Fishtail, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Heuchuli, and other peaks from the viewpoint.

    After enjoying the morning views, we will hike back to High Camp for lunch. Then, we will trek to Badal Danda, which is a short 1-hour walk.

    • Tea House
    • 6-7 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • 3250 M
    • Badal Danda (Middle Camp)
    • Appx 9 Km
  • Day: 14
    From Badal Danda Trek Siding and Drive to Pokhara.

    Today is the last day of the Annapurna Foothills Circuit Trek. After breakfast, we will have the option to wake up early to see the sunrise. Some people also like to meditate or do yoga in the mountains.

    The trail will meet up with the trail from Low Camp, where we came from before. We will then descend all the way to Siding Village. We will have lunch in Siding and then drive back to Pokhara. Rugged Trails Nepal Guide will transfer to your hotel in Pokhara. 

    If you want us to arrange your hotel booking in Pokhara then let us know, also the flight tickets or private transportation from Pokhara to Kathmandu, Chitwan anywhere.
    • NA
    • 5 hrs
    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • 827 M
    • Pokhara
    • 9 Km

What's Included

  • All meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek: Eco Lodges and Guest House.
  • Local guide and porter to carry bags.
  • Private transportation from Pokhara to Pokhara.
  • All Trek permits and government taxes.
  • Duffle bags
  • First Aid Box
  • Guide Porter's salary, allowance, and insurance.
  • Annapurna Region Trekking Map.

What’s Excluded

  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tipping, etc.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Hotel in Pokhara
  • Tipping for guides and porters.