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Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking

16 Days
Duration
5/10
Trip Grade
$850 Per person
4130 Meters
Max. Altitude

This Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking is a wonderful trek from the foothills of the Annapurna South region up to the base camp of Annapurna South Itself, known as ABC. This is also known as Annapurna sanctuary trekking in Nepal. Nepal Trek Adventures provides different types of Hiking Adventure in Annapurna Area. Ghorepani ABC trek is very famous and common trekking for the hikers in Nepal. This trekking can be done in minimum 5 days and up to 10 days & 2 weeks trek in Annapurna Area. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek gives a scenic view of all the beautiful mountains.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek  is particularly suited for those who love to enjoy the flora and fauna, with several panoramic views of the Himalaya including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, as well as taking in the view from Poon Hill along the way - a real "not-to-be-missed" experience.

The trek is known as a classic walk through the Annapurna Conservation Area - right into the heart of the mountains, and ends at a point where you are literally surrounded by soaring Himalayan peaks, with time to see both sunrise, and sunset from the Annapurna Base Camp. The trek involves several ascents and descents, but can be varied to suit ability as there are several alternative routes to the sanctuary, all meeting at Chomrong.

This trek provides an excellent opportunity to experience the fascinating glimpse of rich culture, typical Nepalese lifestyle and ultimate thrill of trekking in the Himalayas at the high elevation and gives you full satisfaction of Hiking in Nepal.


Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for trekking
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 830m
Day 04: Drive to Nayapool and Trek to Tikhedhunga or Ulleri 1960m
Day 05: Ulleri to Ghorepani 2860m
Day 06: Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani 2630m
Day 07: Tadapani to Chomrung 2170m
Day 08: Chomrung to Bamboo 2310m
Day 09: Bamboo to Deurali 3230m
Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp 4130m
Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo 2310m
Day 12: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda 1780m
Day 13: Jhinu Dada to Pothana 1890m
Day 14: Pothana to Phedi and drive to Pokhara 830m
Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Day 16: Final departure

Detail Itinerary Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the representatives of Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition welcomes you and route to the hotel which is already booked for you. In the evening, we organize welcome dinner in the hotel with our team.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for trekking
This day is special tour day in Kathmandu city in a car. You will have a guided tour to the famous cultural and historical sites of Kathmandu. Among them, the UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites are the primary places of visit. Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Bouddhanath (Buddhist Shrine), Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, Dharahara (Bhimsen Tower), Tundikhel, and many other en-route. You can experience night life of Kathmandu till 9 pm. There will be pre- trip discussion with your mountain climbing Sherpa guides for well preparation of the trek.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara and trek to Ulleri 
Early in the morning we fly to Pokhara. Here we will get opportunity to get acquainted with Himalayas and lakes. After taking rest for a while we will drive towards Nayapul from where our trekking will begin. Crossing Modi Khola (river) will take us to Tikhedhunga. Challenging route built up of boulders and stones we reach Ulleri where we will spend our night.

Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani 
The Annapurna South (7273m) and the Himchuli gradually unfold on this pleasant walk uphill through fields and pastures and later through rhododendrons and oak woods. Ghorepani was originally a horse watering post, which has evolved into an important crossroads for tourists and the numerous mule caravans on the Jomoson-Pokhara trip. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 05: Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani 
Today, very early in the morning, we rise to hike the 1 hour climb to Poon Hill (3,195m). A brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. We spend around 40 minutes taking in the wonderful spectacle, before returning to Ghorepani for a well deserved breakfast. This is famous as "Ghorepani Poonhill Trek in Nepal". This place is the most popular for doing Annapurna Trekking in Nepal. From Ghorepani, we ascend along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2,960m), before descending to Banthanti. From here we take the turn off to Tadapani (2,540m).

Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrung
The day starts with steep downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach village of Gurjung -home to the Gurung people. From here it is a relatively easy walk to Chomrung (2,020m), and the start of the Sanctuary valley.

Day 07: Chomrung to Bamboo 
The descend trail of 2500 stone steps and crossing of Chomorung Khola is very exciting. We have to make an uphill climb to reach Sinuwa. Further, we cross forest of Kuldighar to reach Bamboo where we will spend our night.

Day 08: Bamboo to Deurali 
Bamboo to Deurali is a steady cold walk through bamboo forests. The forest ends at Himalaya Hotel where we are exposed to sun again. Here we get view of glacial river below. We pass through dry forest to reach Hinku Cave. The view before reaching Deurali is very ecstatic. We spend night at Deurali.

Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
Today the trail climbs through the beautiful "hidden valley", and on past the Machhapuchre Base Camp (which isn’t really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted). From here we rest before making the 2 hour trek to the Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130m.
This is the Annapurna Sanctuary - so called because it is totally surrounded by mountains from all sides.

Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo
We head back towards Bamboo from Annapurna Base Camp. It is a downhill trail and relatively easy. Overnight in Bamboo.

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda 
Today, first we make uphill trip to Kuldighar followed by descend trail to Chomrung. The trail further descends to Jhinu Danda. Here we rest for the night.

Day 12: Jhinu Dada to Pothana
Trail to Pothana from Jhinu Dada is amazing experience as the route has many things to offer for you, its landscapes, hills and mountains. We will spend a night in Pothana.

Day 13: Pothana to Phedi and drive to Pokhara
Today, we will walk towards Phedi. It is a nicce settlement on the lap of beautiful hill. We will rest for sometime in Phedi and drive to Pokhara. We will have some leisure time to lose ourselves in the beauty of Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Our trek is almost concluded as we leave Pokhara for Kathmandu. It takes around 5-6 hours to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara. On arriving capital, NTA will offer you farewell dinner.

Day 15: Final departure
Here ends your memorable journey to Nepal! Our staff will drop you at airport from where you will catch onward flight to your destination.

  • Starts from the foothills of the Annapurna south region to the base camp of Annapurna South which is known as ABC.
  • This trek can be done in minimum 5 and up to 10 days but 14 days trek will be appropriate.
  • 360 degree panoramic view of mountains.
  • Different types of flora and fauna can be found in Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Both sunrise and sunset views can be seen from the Annapurna Base Camp.

INCLUSIVE COST HEADING :-

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop facility by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a two star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Lodges, Guest house accommodation during the trek.  (13 nights in a local lodge/teahouse while on trekking)
  • Trekking Map
  • 2 nights in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • NTA licensed English speaking guide.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag and all necessary trekking gears on HIRE.
  • An experienced licensed holder Guide and Needed Porters as per as your group size. (MOSTLY 2 guest=1 porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Annapurna Conservation Park permits & TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.
  • Farewell DINNER Program after trekking in typical Nepali surrounding.

 

 

 

    EXCLUSIVE COST HEADINGS:-

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.  (Requires approximately USD 15 to 30 per person per day)
    • Lunch and Dinner while on Trekking. 
    • Extra Nights Hotel in Kathmandu
    • All conservation area and cultural heritage site entrance fees in city
    • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
    • International airfare and airport departure tax.
    • Any expense of personal nature.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (TIPS ARE ONLY EXPECTED NOT MANDATORY )
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Inclusive cost heading’.

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