Annapurna Mini Trek

a spiritual short trek in Annapurna Region

Duration Duration 8 Days
Meals Meals
  • 7 breakfast
  • 1 Dinner
  • 2 Lunch
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 5 Night in a hotel
  • 2 nights in an eco-lodge
Activites Activities
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Mountain View Point
Price Reduced US$ 850 Price Starts From US$ 650
Destination Destination
Difficulty Difficulty
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
1700 Meter
Activities Activity
Start and Point Start/End Point
Best Season Best Season
March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov
Group Size Group Size
1-8 people
Transportation Transportation
Private Car and Tourist Bus
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
4-5 hour trekking

Overview of Annapurna Mini Trek

The Annapurna Mini Trek, also known as the Sarangkot Sunrise View Trek, offers a unique opportunity to enjoy 360-degree views of the Himalayan ranges. This brief journey covers Dhampus, Australian Camp, and Sarangkot, providing some of the best vantage points for viewing the Himalayas and the surrounding landscapes.

Your adventure begins with a bus ride from Pokhara to Dhampus Phedi, followed by a climb through forests and over some steep terrain to reach Dhampus village. This route offers stunning views of the Himalayas and the Pokhara Valley below, making it an accessible trek for seniors and children or for those limited by time but eager to experience the majesty of the Himalayas.

Key Highlights of the Annapurna Mini Trek

  • The walk to Australian Camp above Dhampus Village is a captivating forest trek offering unparalleled mountain views.
  • From both Sarangkot and Australian Camp, you can see a panorama, including the Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Himchuli, and other peaks.
  • The journey includes a descent to Dhampus Phedi and an ascent towards Sarangkot, where you’re treated to Pokhara City’s stunning views and the famous sunrise.

Additionally, this trek can be combined with other activities like Paragliding, Rafting, a Jungle safari in Chitwan, a visit to Lumbini, Zip Flying, Bungee Jumping, and more, creating a comprehensive holiday package.

Join us for this trek to experience the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from prime locations. Peregrine Treks & Expedition offers this package with exceptional service at a competitive price.

Annapurna Mini Trek Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1350m)

    A representative from Peregrine Treks P. Ltd will warmly greet you at the airport upon your arrival and arrange transportation to your hotel. After you’ve checked in and had some time to relax, we will schedule a briefing meeting to discuss the Annapurna Mini Trek. During your free time, you are welcome to visit our company.

    Accommodation: Hotel Thamel Park or similar
    Meals: Not Included

  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley UNESCO at world heritage sites

    After enjoying a hot breakfast, you’ll go on a guided tour of Kathmandu Valley’s historic and cultural landmarks, all recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Your tour will include Kathmandu Durbar Square, home to the living goddess Kumari, the Boudhanath Stupa, the Pashupatinath Hindu temple, and the Swayambhunath temple, also known as the Monkey Temple, which is important to both Hindus and Buddhists. You’ll spend the night at your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (210km) 6/7 hrs

    After a seven-hour drive from Kathmandu, we reach Pokhara, the stunning lake city that serves as the starting point for treks in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri regions. Pokhara is a vibrant blend of various ethnic groups and cultures. A highlight of Pokhara is Phewa Lake, which provides spectacular views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri mountains reflected in the lake’s waters.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 04: Pokhara to Australian camp 4 hours

    Take a taxi from Pokhara to Dhampus Phedi, which is about a 30-minute drive. From there, you’ll start a two-hour uphill trek to Dhampus village. Dhampus is a distinctive Gurung village nestled in the green hills with a stunning view of Mt. Fishtail and Annapurna South in the backdrop. After Dhampus, you’ll continue your ascent to Australian Camp, walking through a beautiful rhododendron forest for about an hour. The journey to Australian Camp is both scenic and rewarding.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 05: Australian Camp to Sarangkot 6-7hrs

    The trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot takes you atop a hill, offering a unique experience that, while not in the remote parts of Nepal, is universally captivating. As you descend towards Sarangkot, passing through communities of the Brahmin and Chhetri people, you’ll gain a fresh perspective on these tribes, distinct from the well-known Mongolian tribes of Nepal. Upon ascending to Sarangkot, you’ll be greeted with a breathtaking view of Fewa Lake and the lakeside of Pokhara, reminiscent of a romantic painting. Take the opportunity to capture some sunset memories and enjoy some drinks as you take in the beautiful surroundings.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 06: Sarangkot to Pokhara 3 hrs

    Wake up early, around 5:30 AM, and make your way to a viewpoint, the pinnacle of your trip, to witness the magnificent sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Sarangkot is renowned as one of the most visited spots for both locals and international visitors, famous for its breathtaking views.

    After experiencing the sunrise at Sarangkot, head back to your lodge for breakfast. Then, embark on a descent that offers sweeping views of Phewa Lake and the Pokhara valley. Spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful city of Pokhara, where you will stay overnight.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu (210m) 8/9 hrs driving

    After breakfast, we’ll embark on an 8 to 9-hour drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus, taking a break midday for lunch along the Prithvi Highway. Upon arriving in Kathmandu in the evening, you’ll have free time for shopping or can seek assistance from your guide for any activities you wish to do. You’ll spend the night at the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 08: Final departure day

    Today marks the conclusion of your journey in Nepal. It’s time to say Namaste and bid farewell. Perhaps you’re already considering your next adventure with Peregrine. Until your flight departs, you can spend your time shopping or exploring. Given Kathmandu’s heavy traffic, we recommend leaving the hotel 3 hours before your flight time. We’ll arrange for your transfer to the airport in a local vehicle, ensuring you arrive well in time for your departure.

    Meals: Breakfast


What's included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Three-night hotel in Kathmandu and 2- night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Room in the best available lodge and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking
  • All ground transportation in the local vehicle as per itinerary
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistant guide for more than five trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Guide, porter, and necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • Necessary Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid Medical kit or essential medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Farewell dinner
  • All applicable government and local taxes

What is excluded

  • Nepalese visa fee and international airfare
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch, and Dinner in Kathmandu because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from
  • Nepal early returns from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, a pot of tea, etc.) during trekking
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)



We will be accommodated at Hotel Thamel Park or a similar hotel in Kathmandu. For Pokhara, we will be provided with Teeka resort and local tea houses during the trek. The accommodations are made on a twin-sharing basis. Single supplements can be served upon request but will cost an extra USD 250. However, only a room cannot be possible sometimes during higher elevations. In the trekking area, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have, and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case.


During the trek, we have various options in cuisines like Nepali, Chinese, Italian, Continental, Indian, etc. Breakfast will be served from the tea houses or the lodge’s menu, and we will have our lunches on the way to our destination. There will be welcome and farewell dinners with our trekkers.

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    15 Days – US$ 30
    30 Days – US$ 50
    90 Days – US$ 125

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