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The Annapurna Sanctuary trek is one of the most happening treks in Nepal situated at the south of the great Annapurna. The trek starts from Pokhara, following through the exciting Modi Khola gorge and into the grand yet gentle mountains slopes surrounded by the abrupt slopes sanctuary. The trek proceeds through the exotic bamboo and rhodondendron forests and passes between the Machhapuchhare and Himchuli which oversees the entrance to the sanctuary and arrive at the high glacial basin, the site of south face af annapurna base camp. The massive Annapurna mountain with Himchuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna, Gangapurna, Annapurna 3 and Machhapuchare are the major peaks of the western region that are near set in a circle, each 10 miles apart and whose centre is an amphitheatrically glacier covered cavern.


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Trek Facts

Country: Nepal

Grade: Moderate

Area: Annapurna

Activities: Trekking

Total Duration: 13 days

Season: Mar - May, Sep - Dec

Altitudes: 4130m

 

Option 1

Day 01:   Kathmandu (1350 m)
After arrival in Kathmandu airport we will transfer to hotel.

Day 02:   Kathmandu – Pokhara (820m)
Early morning fly or drive to Pokhara by flight/private vehicle/tourist bus. We will reach Pokhara after 7/8 hours. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:   Pokhara – Nayapul (1070 m) – Ghandurk (1940) 5/6 hrs
After breakfast drive to Nayapul . We ascend  gently towards Ghandruk ;the place which is very familiar as the Guurung’s ethnicity. This group of people are the only one who are highly selected in British Army as Gurkha’s Army! This is the very place from where you can see Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre very clearly in front of you eyes. Overnight at Lodge.
 
Day 04:   Ghandurk - Chhomrong (2170m) 5/6 hours
This day we will walk towards Chhomrong through descending and ascending trails. We will reach Chhormrong after 5 hours walk, which has settlements of various ethnics groups having majority of Gurung community. From here we can see Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Fistail Mountains. Overnight at lodge.
 
Day 05:   Chhomrong to Himalaya (2920m) 5/ 6 hours
This day we will ascend towards Himalaya passing through jungles along Modi Khola.
 
Day 06:   Himalaya – Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) 6/7 hours
This day we will walk towards Base Camp, We have to walk 2 or 3 hours along the lap of Hiunchuli, there are sometimes chances of occurring avalanches in this trail. After walking around 1 and half hours we will reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. On the trail towards Annapurna Base Camp we are surrounded by beautiful mountains. After walking around 2 hours we will reach Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at lodge.
 
Day 07:   Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo (2335m) 5/6 hours
This day we will return back towards Bamboo through same route, It will take around 5/6 hours to reach Bamboo. Overnight at lodge.
 
Day 08:   Bamboo – Jhinu Danda (1780m) 6/ 7 hours
This day we will walk towards Jhinu Danda, one the way we will reach Chhomrong village, we will reach Chhomrong after 5/6 hours walk, Again after walking one hour descend from Chhomrong we will reach Jhinu danda there is natural hot spring. Overnight at lodge

Day 09:   Jhinu Danda – Pokhara (820 m)
This day after walking 8 hours along the Modi river, we will reach Nayapul. After one and half hour drive from Nayapul by taxi or car, we will reach Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10:   Pokhara – Kathmandu
There is flight to Kathmandu after every half and hour. We will have enough time to explore around Pokhara.  Afternoon fly to Kathmandu, It will take 25 minutes flight form Pokhara to reach Kathmandu. Otherwise we can drive by private vehicle/tourist bus which will take 7/ 8 hours to reach Kathmandu, O/N at hotel.

Day 11:   Kathmandu
This day we will have a free day for shopping and other activities such as Kathmandu city sightseeing etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12:   Final departure day
Transfer to airport and fly to your destination.

 

Option 2

Day 01:   Kathmandu (1350 m) 
After arrival in Kathmandu airport we will transfer to hotel.

Day 02:   Kathmandu – Pokhara (820m)
Early morning fly or drive to Pokhara by flight/private vehicle/tourist bus. It will takes 25 minutes by flight, 5 hours by private vehicles and 7 hours by tourist bus. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:   Pokhara – Nayapul - Hille (1475 m) 4 hrs
Early morning drive to Nayapul after one and half hours drive from Pokhara, From Nayapul we have to walk for about four hours to reach Hille. Overnight at lodge

Day 04:   Hille - Ghorepani (2750m) 6/ 7 hrs
After having breakfast we will start trek and reach Ulleri after two hours walking through the steps. On the way towards Ghorepani we will see stunning views of Mt. Machhapuchre. After having lunch on the way we will walk towards Ghorepani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05:   Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3200m) - Tadapani (2590m) 6/7 hrs
Eearly morning trek to Poon Hill (3200 m) which is a hill station, from there we can see sunrise & panoramic view including Daulagiri and Annapurna range & back to Ghorepani after breakfast trek to Tadapani (2590 m), from here we will see very beautiful mountains such as Annapurna south, Himchuli, Gangapurna and others. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06:   Tadapani - Chhomrong (2170m) 5/6 hrs
This day we will walk towards Chhomrong through descending and ascending trails. We will reach Chhormrong after 5 to 6 hours walk, which has settlements of various ethnics groups having majority of Gurung community. From here we can see Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Fistail Mountains. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07:   Chhomrong - Himalaya (2920m) 5/ 6 hrs
This day we will ascend towards Himalaya passing through jungles along Modi Khola. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08:   Himalaya – Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) 6/7 hrs
This day we will walk towards Base Camp, We have to walk 2 or 3 hours along the lap of Hiunchuli, there are sometimes chances of occurring avalanches in this trail. After walking around 1 and half hours we will reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. On the trail towards Annapurna Base Camp we are surrounded by beautiful mountains. After walking around 2 hours we will reach Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09:   Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo (2335m) 5/6 hrs
This day we will return back towards Bamboo through same route, It will take around 5/6 hours to reach Bamboo. Overnight at lodge. 

Day 10:   Bamboo – Jhinu Danda (1780m) 6/ 7 hrs
This day we will walk towards Jhinu Danda, one the way we will reach Chhomrong village, we will reach Chhomrong after 5/6 hours walk, at Chhomrong Again after walking one hour descend from Chhomrong we will reach Jhinu danda there is natural hot spring.. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11:   Jhinu Danda – Pothana (1900m) 6/7 hrs
This day we will walk towards Pothana. After crossing Modi Khola we will reach Landruk village, after Landruk we will reach Tolka, From Tolkha we will ascend towards Bhickok deurali, from here we will descend towards Pothana. Overnight at lodge.

Day 12:   Pothana – Phedi – Pokhara (820 m) 3 hrs
This day after walking 3 hours we will reach Phedi. On the way to Phedi from Pothana we will see parts of Mount Annapurna range and Gurung villageAfter one hours drive from Phedi in taxi or car we will reach Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13:   Pokhara – Kathmandu
There is flight to Kathmandu after every half and hour. We will have enough time to explore around Pokhara.  Afternoon fly to Kathmandu, It will take 25 minutes flight form Pokhara to reach Kathmandu. Otherwise we can drive by private vehicle, it will takes 5 hours and tourist bus 7 hours to reach Kathmandu, Overnight at hotel.

Day 14:   Kathmandu
This day we will have a free day for shopping and other activities such as Kathmandu city sightseeing etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15:   Final departure day
Transfer to airport and fly to your destination.

Note: The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depending on your requirement.

 

 

COST INCLUDES:

  • Transfer airport – hotel – airport including domestic airport
  • 5 Nights hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara – Kathmandu by flight/private vehicles/tourist bus
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Fee + TIMS Card 
  • All meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee) during the trek
  • Accommodation at lodge during the trek
  • Guide  and porter-s during the trek
  • Guide and porter-s all meal, accommodation, daily wages, transportation and insurance  
  • Pokhara - Nayapul - Pokhara by private vehicle/local bus
  • Porter-s transportation Kathmandu - Pokhara – Kathmandu by bus
  • Farewell dinner
  • Company service charge
  • All necessary government taxes


COST EXCLUDES:

  • Personal equipment
  • Personal and medical insurance
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  • Bar bills and beverage (like mineral water, coke, beer and etc.)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Any other services, which is not mentioned above