Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek a 16 days trek is a hidden treasure of Himalaya's assets with meadows, moraine and glaciers rinsed by outstanding steep-walled glaciated peaks. Annapurna Tour, Annapurna Trek, Round Annapurna, Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Sanctuary, Mount Annapurna, Annapurna Himal, Himalaya Annapurna these all the words or Phase resembles the same meaning that it's a world famous trekking area for adventurous tour.

We start from Pokhara itself, crossing river beds and terraced hillsides, on trails disappearing into blazing rhododendron clusters and oak forest, to charming Ghandruk village - principal village of the Gurungs. We go on to the deep narrow corridor of Mardi Gorge,  finally entering to the sanctuary- a spectacular mountain amphitheatre formed by the towering peaks of Annapurna South, Fang , Annapurna I and III , Gangapurna, Glacier Dome and Machhapuchhare . We pitch camp at approximately 14,000 ft, in the middle of these awesome surroundings. On return, we descend through the great Kali Gandaki gorge and cross the Deorali Pass. From Deorali pass we can have a bird eye view of the beautiful Kali Gandaki valley. Normally we will have a day as rest in Ghorepani, from where we will have a short climb up to Poon Hill. Poon Hill is worthwhile to get a sweeping view of the entire western Himalaya, including the giant Dhaulagiri. 

Day 01: Arrive / Transfer to Hotel / briefing / Free

Day 02: Kathmandu guided city tour

Day 03: We drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara which will take about 5 to 6 hours of bus ride. Or fly via our 30 minutes scenic mountain flight.

Day 04 :We drive from Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1,577 m.) during which we will have Two-hour drive to Birethanti, and start trekking following Bhurungi Khola and reach Tikhedhunga. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05 : Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,855 m.): We ascend to Ulleri Village through a pleasant Rhododendron forest and arrive at the top of Ghorepani pass. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06 : Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,680 m.). On day 6th we wake up early and walk all the way up to Poon Hill from where observe the Sun-rise and a magnificent mountain view for an hour and descend down back to Ghorepani for breakfast and start trekking to Tadapani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07 : Trek from Tadapani to Chomrong (1,951 m.): we trek through easy way down to Kimrung Khola for lunch and again ascend to Chomrong village which lies at the base of Himchuli at the elevation of 6,441m. This also offers a close view of Annapurna and Macchupucchre. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2,873 m.): we continue our trek heading to Kuldi Ghar for about 3 hrs and down to the bank of Modi river viewing thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge. Finally Passing by the pasture of Tomo and Panchen Barah we climb up to Himalayan Hotel. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Himalayan Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m.): We trek keeping up on the west bank of Modi Khola, following a more .open valley at the side of Machhapuchare Base Camp leaving the choice- either to stay there or continue to the Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at lodge.

Day 10: On 10th day we climb up to Annapurna Base Camp: This is usually a rest day. However, the glacial moraine, charismatic mountain views can be indulged in. Excursion of one of the biggest glaciers (Annapurna Glacier) is just another charm. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11 : We descend from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo and follow the same way to a pleasant camp spot at Bamboo. Overnight at lodge.

Day 12: We continue trek from Bamboo walking up to Chomrong and further way down to Himal pani / Jhinu Dada. Overnight at lodge.

Day 13 : We trek from Himalpani to Pothana (1980m). We walk downwards to Modi river and ascend to Landrung - a beautiful Gurung village and have lunch at Tolkha, yet another easy ascent will take up to Pothana . Overnight at Pothana.

Day 14: We trek back from Pothana to Pokhara which will take about 3-4 hours easy way down via Dhampus village to Phedi then one hour drive to reach Pokhara.

Day 15: From Pokhara we return back to Kathmandu via bus or back to Kathmandu by flight.

Day 16: Departure/ drive to Airport Minimum

Note: We organize both Individual and Group Treks. But if any one individuals or small group wants to join with other group then please see our Fixed Date Departure and do inquiry to us. But some time due to excessive number of people in fix date departure we may not join you too.

Fix Date Departure: But if you are interested to join with group, please choose below mention departure dates as per your requirement. We will try to arrange group for you.

Cost: Please contact us.

  • Airport pick up / drop Airport .
  • Two nights 3 stars hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Two nights 3 stars hotel stay in Pokhara.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in trekking for you.
  • Accommodations during the trek.
  • Trekking map of Annapurna area.
  • An experienced guide.
  • Trekking porter who will carry your bags during the trekking.
  • Bus from Kathmandu to Besishar and Pokhara to Kathmandu and Local Transportation from Besishar to Syange and Kagbeni to Tatopani and by car from trekking ending point to Pokhara.
  • first aid kit will be available.
  • sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag, if necessary.
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation entry permits.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System Cost.
  • All government taxes and tourist service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
  • hot, cold and alcoholic drinks.
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.

Trip Fact

Package Name: Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

Package Type: Trekking

Destination: Nepal

Minimum Group size: 2

Season: March to December

Grading: 3

Departure date: as per your convenience.

Trip Cost: Contact Us

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