Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek

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Trip Information
  • Trip Duration9 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Easy-Moderate
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activities Luxury Lodge Trek
  • Max. Altitude 2012 m
  • Group Size Min. 2 Pax
  • Best Time March- May And Sep- Dec
  • Gentle walking with more time to enjoy nature and views along the way.
  • Stay in comfort and style at Ker and Downey’s luxury trekking lodges in Annapurna
  • All inclusive packages with all meals included throughout the trek
  • Explore the picturesque village experiencing the remote lifestyle, the culture of the Gurung and Magar people.
  • Watching dawn break over Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre
  • Take in the spectacular sunrise across the mountains when staying at the Himalayan Lodge
  • There is nothing better than to sip your tea looking at the views before you set off walking.
  • Sightseeing options in Kathmandu; Durbar Square and Boudhanath
  • Luxury Accommodation during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek is an ideal introduction to trekking in Nepal by staying at high quality Ker and Downey lodges in the Annapurna region. The Annapurna mountain region is one of the most diverse and popular trekking areas in Nepal not only offer view of snow-covered mountains, natural forests and fertile farmland but enable encounters with the warmest culture and most wonderful people you can hope to meet. If you want to experience one of the best luxury treks in the mountains, then this trekking journey is the one for you, suitable for every age and ability.

Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek begins with your arrival at Kathmandu. Next Day, you will board a scenic flight to Pokhara enjoying the fascinating view of the mountains and followed by drive to Nayapul, the starting point of our trek. The trekking trail passes through traditional settlement like Birethanti, Ghandruk, Landruk, Dhampus and Majgaon. Along the trail you will you encounter with close-up and a spectacular view of Annapurna Range including Annapurna I, III, V, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri and many. In the trek you will be able to see the base of cliffs where the famed honey hunters of Nepal climb up on ropes to collect the hallucinogenic honey of Himalayan wild bees. Along the gentle ups and downs. Our trip is through the tiny homesteads through the fairly flat trail with magnificent views of the valley, quaint settlements, Himalayan range and village.

Experience the Ker and Downey luxury lodges in these trekking which provides a high level of service with landscaped gardens, comfortable restaurant and staying in en suite rooms with comfortable beds with sheets, blankets, down pillows, hot water bottles and western toilets. The fire will be lit in the late afternoon and guests will sit around to warm up while have a drink during Happy Hour (from 6pm to 7pm). The trail between these lodges takes you through the fantastic traditional villages with views of the Annapurna region. Each lodge is located some five hours’ walk apart in an area of culturally rich journey through Gurung villages with wonderful mountain views. You will have plenty of time to learn about village life, visit shrines and places of interest and relax in the most beautiful of surroundings. Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek is journey of discovery, adventure and timeless beauty.

We know that before a trip like this you will understandably have a lot of questions and want to go through best trekking company. If you require any further information regarding this trip feel free to write us anytime. For Quick Information and Instant Booking Send us Inquiry or Please Call us at +977 9813665337 (Anjan) 24 hours available on WhatsApp, Viber. We are here for your assistance to fulfill your desire. It is unique luxury trekking itinerary that offers amazing experience in Annapurna Ker and Downey Lodges stay with the best Service that guarantee to worth every penny. This trek can also be combined with Luxury Everest View Trek or Please look after at our Everest and Annapurna Luxury Trek.

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This trip idea is fully customisable. The itinerary has been created with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities. The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this luxury trip. Throughout the trip-planning process, we will tailor your itinerary around your budget and needs.

From the beginning of inquiry, you will have travel representative who will give you an honest assessment of this trip and make sure to experienced difference. This personal service and warm welcome will also await at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu, Nepal. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. There are no other activities planned for today. Our office team will leave any essential information and details of the best time to catch up for Pre-trip meeting. You can take this opportunity to hire or buy any trekking equipment at market or explore the tourist colorful market Thamel. Overnight at Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation:Luxury 5 Star Hotel

After Breakfast, We take earliest flight to Pokhara. The flight will take approximately 25 minutes, followed by a 1.5 hour drive to Nayapul. Begin your trek by following the trail along a ridge that overlooks the beautiful Pokhara Valley in the lower foothills of the Annapurna range. The route then drops to follow the Modi River Valley where Sanctuary Lodge is located. Today trek is rather easy and a nice way to 'warm up' with around 2 hours walk. A picnic lunch is serve with a late afternoon arrival at the Lodge. Overnight at Sanctuary Lodge. You will also have option to spend a night in pokhara and head off on trek the following day.

  • Duration:30 min Flight, 1.5 Hours Drive and 3 Hrs Trek
  • Max. Altitude:1,025 m
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Ker And Downey Lodge (Sanctuary Lodge)

After your breakfast at Lodge, we begin our walk through outlying farms following the Modi River Valley. Today we will pass through terraced rice fields and lush forests with spectacular views of Mt. Machhapuchhre. After a relaxing walk of 5 hours, you will reach the Himalaya Lodge at Ghandruk, the early afternoon to a hot lunch served on arrival hot lunch. For sure, you can relax and soak up the views of snow covered peaks from lodge. Overnight at Ker And Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge).

  • Duration:4-5 Hours Trek
  • Max. Altitude:2,012 m
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Ker And Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge)

Today this morning we enjoy tea and coffee served in the garden with view of sunrise over some of the highest peaks - Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli. After Breakfast, we start our trek to Landruk through steep descent down to the banks of the Modi River. Along the trail, We will be able to see the base of cliffs where the famed honey hunters of Nepal climb up on ropes to collect the hallucinogenic honey of Himalayan wild bees. Cross the Modi River via the suspension bridge and reach the Gurung village of Landruk. Spend the afternoon on a guided exploration of the village. Overnight stay at the Ker and Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge).

  • Duration:3-4 Hours Trek
  • Max. Altitude:1,565 m
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Ker And Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge)

Leaving beautiful Landruk village, today we follows trail along the side of a hill, with gentle ups and downs. We trek through the tiny homesteads through the fairly flat trail with magnificent views of the valley, quaint settlements and village. Today trek is relatively short and we should reach the Gurung Lodge in time to eat lunch. Afterward, Option to Hike and explore around the village. Overnight at Ker And Downey Lodge (Gurung/Mala Lodge).

  • Duration:3-4 Hours Trek
  • Max. Altitude:1,400 m
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Ker and Downey Lodge (Gurung/Mala Lodge)

After Breakfast, We leave Majgaun and continue trek through Patlekhet, and unspoiled village. Today we hike through beautiful sub-tropical forests of rhododendron magnolias, and tree orchids. Along the trail we take a brief Stop in Pothana, a village inhabited by many Tibetan traders who sell souvenirs. Upon arrival at lodge, you will be served hot lunch. Dhampus offers breathtaking views across to the Annapurna where you you can take a short walk into the gorgeous village. Overnight at Ker & Downey Lodge (Basanta Lodge).

  • Duration:3-4 Hours Trek
  • Max. Altitude:1,525 m
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Ker And Downey Lodge (Basanta Lodge)

After breakfast in the lodge, you will depart along the ridge and descend through the hillside and terraced farmland to the valley. After around 1.5 hour trek we meet the road and our vehicle that will take us back to Pokhara. The drive is about 45 minutes, with an optional stop to visit a Tibetan refugee camp. On arrival in Pokhara transfer to Hotel and the afternoon is free to relax. You can spend time on the lake by boating or explore the lakeside area. Overnight at luxurious hotel in Pokhara.

  • Duration:1.5 Hours Trek and 45 Minutes Drive
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Luxury 5 Star Hotel in Pokhara

After Breakfast, If you prefer we can have short sightseeing of Pokhara with boating in Phewa Lake. Flights to Kathmandu offers magnificent views. On reaching Kathmandu transfer to hotel and spend the day at leisure or explore around. You can also walk around the city and do shopping for your loved ones and relatives. In the evening, there will be a Farewell Dinner hosted by Aspiration Adventure at one of the Nepali authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural show to celebrate the successful trekking.

  • Duration:30 Minutes Flight
  • Meals:Breakfast and Dinner

It's your last day in Nepal! Grab hygenic breakfast, then take last-minute shopping and explore around the market or relax at hotel in Kathmandu. You will be advised and assisted for onward travel arrangements to make sure that you arrive at Airport three hours before your flight departs. We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving, armed with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. We know and hope that you will always remember this trip and after return home tell stories of your amazing experiences in Nepal. If you want to explore, Please do let us know.


  • Meals:Breakfast

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Cost Details
Cost Includes
  • All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Two nights’ accommodation at 5-Star Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast inclusive
  • A nights’ accommodation at 5-Star Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast inclusive
  • Round trip domestic airfare (Kathmandu – Pokhara- Kathmandu) with taxes
  • Five nights accommodation with full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at Ker and Downey Lodge during the trek as per itinerary
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide)
  • Porter Service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Expert, experienced, friendly guide and porter as well as their food, accommodation, salary and equipment
  • Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara by Private Vehicle
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP and TIMS, please bring 3 passport size photographs)
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu at typical nepali restaurant
  • All government and local taxes
Cost Excludes
  • International flights to/from Nepal
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Snacks, Alcoholic drinks and other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities for your trekking crew (expected, but not mandatory)
Useful Information

Best Time for Trek

Luxury Annapurna Ker and Downey Trek can be done throughout the year, but Spring (March, April & May) and Autumn (September, October & November) are regard as the best time for trekking. As during these time you will find moderate temperatures and provide better view of mountains, less heat haze cloud and clear views of mountains. As, these is easy trek; we can conduct trip throughout the year.

Flight and Transportation

In these trip, you will have the International and Domestic Flight Pick and Drop facilities. You will pick up from hotel around 1.5 hours before flight time in morning and drop to Domestic airport for flight to Pokhara. Upon arrival, you will pick up and transfer to Nayapul, from where the trek begins! At the End of the trek you will meet the private vehicle at Phedi to Drive back Kathmandu. You will have the Domestic Airlines Flight Both way for Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu. At the end, you may have time to explore around, stroll around Pokhara. About 1.5 hours before your flight, you will be pick from hotel and transfer to Airport for flight back to Kathmandu.

Entry Permits Requirements

Every trekkers going to Annapurna Luxury Trek require two permits which are 1. Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) and 2. TIMS (Tourist Information Management System) Card

To get permits, following information and document are required:

  • Passport Copy and Passport sized photos
  • Dates when trek starts and ends
  • Trekking Route Itinerary
  • Entry and exit points of the trekking
  • Please be noted that, you do not have to pay extra for permit. It is organized and provided in the package by Aspiration Adventure – All of these permit are included in cost.

Physical Condition and Experience Requirements

This trekking itinerary is well known as one of the easiest trek that can be done by any age group and is considered as a family friendly hike as well. The maximum height you will be reaching is 2012 m, which is the Ghandruk. Due to this AMS (Altitude Mountain Sickness) should not be a problem for trekkers. It is one of the famous easy and short trek in Nepal. It is popular for all the age group with children so, it is not a difficult trek. Trekking grade is easy with around 3 to 5 hours trek for 6 days.

Accommodation During the Trek

At Aspiration Adventure, We believe that the accommodation is one of the major factor that enhances your overall travel experience. On this in-style luxury trekking we have carefully selected high quality accommodation both on trek and in Kathmandu and Pokhara. During your trekking you will stay at Ker & Downey’s acclaimed trekking lodges in the Annapurna foothills. The Ker and Downey lodges provide a high level of service with landscaped gardens, comfortable restaurant and staying in en suite rooms with comfortable beds with sheets, blankets, down pillows, hot water bottles and western toilets. We provide you 5-Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara, undoubtedly the finest property in Kathmandu. All accommodations are on twin sharing basis. However, Single Supplement can be provided upon request at additional cost. Love this trip, but feel it too expensive? Please enquiry us, we have the option of using other Hotels to make the package more reasonable. We are flexible and happy to make that trip happen.

Client Reviewstripadvisor
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    Annapurna Foothills Gentle Trekking and Luxury Lodges - Best Experience

    The hikes and Himalayan views were spectacular. The food was consistently of high quality. Excellent customer service and support from local service providers. Great trekking experience; roughly 4-5 hours of walking per day through stunning landscape and secluded settlements. Excellent guide service, accommodation at Ker and Downey’s and food. We will definitely be using Aspiration Adventure for our next trip to Nepal and Bhutan.

    RembrandtNetherlands,May 04, 2022
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    Annapurna and Chitwan in Luxury !! Fantastic way to see Nepal

    Wonderful Trip in Himalayas - this was our first visit to Nepal, We were only a group of 7 and felt like a very personal trip. we were definitely able to experience a lot within the time. Great varied holiday, from kathmandu city visits, trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas and a jungle safari to see the rhino. From Arrival in Kathmandu to mountain lodges of Annapurna, such wonderful hospitality made it all worth and all the arrangement was great. Everyone is so friendly - we Namaste'd a lot! A very talented Guide/Trekking Leader that we highly recommend ! Thanks for a superb experience !

    IsabellaUnited Kingdom,September 14, 2021
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