Grade

Difficult

Group Size

1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)

Destination

Destination

Max Altitude

41,30m/13549ft

Meals

Breakfast in City & Full Board During Trek

Accommodation

3-star & Tea House on Trek

Trip Style

Lodge Trek

Activity

Sightseeing and Trekking

$1,365 $1,285

*All Price are in USD*

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek – Trip Overview

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a spectacular trip, walking towards the south of Annapurna I, walking happily through a landscape and a diverse Nepalese culture. On a 14-day trip, you will arrive at the base camp of the tenth highest mountain in the world Annapurna (8,091 m / 26,545 ft).  During this trip, you will visit several UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and admire the impressive Himalayas with the sunrise in the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains in Poon Hill Trekking Area..

The itinerary of Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is designed for hikers who want to reach Annapurna base camp in an easy way, visiting World Heritage sites and Poon Hill. However, for guests with limited time, Annapurna Base Camp Trek: 14 days will be more suitable.HAN will offer you multiple adventurous itinerary choices

 Annapurna Sanctuary Trek –Trip Profile: 

  • Guided sightseeing to World Heritage Sites: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa
  • Awesome sunrise landscape of Poon Hill
  • The highest mountain landscape in the world: Dhaulagiri I (seventh) and Annapurna I (tenth)
  • Accommodation at Annapurna base camp
  • Spectacular mountain and glacier views of the Annapurna base camp.
  • Natural baths in the hot springs of Jhinu

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ulleri (2050 m/6725 ft): 30 min flight and 6 hours trek

Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,750 m/ 9,020 ft): 4 – 5 hours trek

Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) with a visit to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft): 6 – 7 hours

Day 06: Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 6 hours trek

Day 07: Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m/7578ft): 4 – 5 hours

Day 08: Bamboo to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 3 – 4 hours

Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft): 5- 6 hours

Day 10:  Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hours

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft): 5 – 6 hours

Day 12: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

Day 13: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 14: Final departure

Accommodations

We will be staying at 3 star hotels in Pokhara and Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. And Single supplement will be served on request and will have an additional cost. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but according to place it can be afforded. In higher elevations, single rooms are not available like in Kathmandu and the lower elevation regions but Himalayan Adventure Nepal will do our best for your happiness.

Meals

All meals will be served during hiking, while Kathmandu and Pokhara only offer breakfast. The hotel will also offer welcome and farewell dinner. The most common dishes on most menus are Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the most common Continental.

Can I accomplish this trek?

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a moderate trek suitable for trekkers who can walk at least 6-7 hours a day with a light backpack. You do not have any technical skill except your perfect physical health.  To accomplish this trek you need to have basic good health However, it is always best to start jogging and exercising regularly at least a month before commencing the actual trek. If you have any disease please kindly inform to Himalayan Adventure Nepal.

Best Time to Travel

Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. If you have some other time than this we can customize and make the trip viable.

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. If you have some query please directly E-mail us at info@himalayanadventurenepal.com any time . Your happiness is our success.

  • Location
  • Days
    14
  • Nights
    13
  • Group Size
    1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)
  • Destination
    Destination
  • Max Altitude
    41,30m/13549ft
  • Meals
    Breakfast in City & Full Board During Trek
  • Accommodation
    3-star & Tea House on Trek
  • Trip Style
    Lodge Trek
  • Activity
    Sightseeing and Trekking
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    • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
    • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
    • Deodorant.
    • Shampoo and conditioner
    • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
    • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
    • If under any medication, enough stock ... View All
    Day 1
    Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m / 4,264 ft) Our trip in Nepal starts today.
    A representative of the Himalayan adventure Nepal will be waiting for us at the airport. Then he/she will take us to the hotel where we can rest. At night, we can enjoy the welcome dinner organized by HAN. During dinner, we can enjoy Nepalese cuisine and introduce the culinary culture of the country. Meals included: dinner
    Day 2
    Kathmandu: preparation for sightseeing and hiking
    Our visit to the UNESCO Group today highlights the cultural and religious heritage of Nepal. Our first stop is Kathmandu's Durbar Square, Kathmandu, which shows the strength of rich architecture during the reign of Malla (c1201-1769), then the Swayambhunath Stupa, visitors are usually referred to as "temple of the monkeys", because there are a lot of Monkey Group Close. The next is the temple of Pashupatinath (temple of Pashupatinath), which is one of the most sacred sites of Hindu pilgrimage in the world, followed by Bardon Hart Buddhist shrine, one of the largest pagoda in the world. Finally, in the late afternoon, we visit our office and gave a brief introduction to our hiking trip. We will spend the night in Kathmandu. Includes meals: breakfast
    Day 3
    Fly to Pokhara and walk to Ulleri (2050 m / 6725 ft): 30 minutes of flight and 6 hours of trekking
    We fly to Pokhara early in the morning. Once we land in Pokhara, we will notice the spectacular Himalayan landscape of the decoration of this city. We can see the five peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, and Annapurna. From Pokhara, we drive to Naya Pul and start walking. We crossed the forest of the valley, crossed Bhurundi Khola (river) and then arrived at the village of Tikhedhunga. Ulleri Hill has thousands of steep steps and boulders that will really show our resilience. We arrive in Ulleri later in the afternoon. Spend the night in Ulleri. Meals included: breakfast lunch dinner
    Day 4
    Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,750 m / 9,020 ft): 4 - 5 hours walk
    After breakfast, we climb the stone steps to the village of Ghorepani. As we rise, we appreciate the spectacular scenery that Annapurna from the south looks at and moves from our perspective. Before arriving at Ghorepani, we went through waterfalls, small towns and several tea houses. We stopped at the top of Ghorepani Village, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Annapurna South and Nilgiri Mountains. There are small shops in the village that sell local products such as handbags and handicrafts. This town also has a good wifi connection. We will spend the night in Ghorepani. Meals included: breakfast lunch dinner
    Day5
    Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700 m / 8,860 ft) to visit Poon Hill (3,210 m / 10,529 ft): 6 - 7 hours
    We get up in Poeng Hill in the morning and saw the sunrise in the Himalayas in time. Poon Hill is the most popular destination; enjoy short-range Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains, sunrise and views of these majestic mountains. From Poon Hill, we can also see the magnificent views of Mustang, Pokhara and the 20 highest mountain ranges. After drinking a cup of coffee, we return to Ghorepani. We had breakfast here, then we sailed to the east and climbed the ridge. Before reaching Tadapani, our path crossed the azalea forest and the waterfall. We will spend the night in Tadapani. Meals included: breakfast lunch dinner
    Day 6
    Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170 m / 7120 ft): 6 hours on foot
    The trail begins with the fall of a large forest of azaleas. At the end of the forest trail, our path leads to beautiful terraces. We climb about 5 kilometers and passed the waterfall to a suspension bridge. Hanging bridges are very common in the hills and mountains of Nepal. There are also many kilometers of uphill and downhill trails, and today we arrive at the destination, Chhomrong. This is a beautiful town located below the huge Annapurna. We will spend the night in Chhomrong. Meals included: breakfast lunch dinner
    Day 7
    Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310 m / 7578 ft): 4-5 hours
    Before arriving at Chhomrong Khola, we left Chhomrong and walked a lot of stone steps. We crossed the suspension bridge over the river and began to climb Sinuwa. Our trails pass through the beautiful forest to Kuldihar. From here we begin to easily fall to bamboo. Spend the night in the bamboo. Meals included: breakfast lunch dinner
    Day8
    Bamboo to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 3 - 4 hours
    We pass through a bamboo forest which is damp and cold. We then walk uphill on a trail which is sometimes steep.  It is only after reaching Himalaya Hotel that the forest opens up and we are out in the sun again with astounding views of the glacial river below. It is a steep climb up through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here our trail descends to a river before ascending to Deurali. From here, we can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding hills and Mt. Dhaulagiri. We notice that the vegetation has become sparse allowing magical views of the valley, the river below and cliffs adorned with waterfalls. Overnight in Deurali. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Day 9
    Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft): 5- 6 hours
    We follow the valley trail in a steady climb. The trail sticks to a rocky cliff and is sometimes steep. We walk on a somewhat flat path for a while before ascending to Machhapurchre Base Camp. From here we get excellent views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna mountains. We then turn left and begin ascending gently to the Annapurna Base Camp. During our ascent we can admire spectacular views of the Himalayan panorama. Walking further we reach the base camp of Mt. Annapurna and it is amazing. We are surrounded by magnificent peaks and the only way into this area is through the gorge we just hiked. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Day 10
    Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 - 8 hours
    From Annapurna Base Camp our trail rapidly descends past the Machhapuchhre Base camp, Deurali, Himalayan Hotel and Doban and finally to Bamboo where we spend the night. Today’s trek is downhill so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Overnight in Bamboo. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Day 11
    Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft): 5 - 6 hours
    We retrace our step back to Chhomrong where we stop for lunch. From Chomrong it is a steep descent down to the Modi Khola valley. The stone steps to Chhomrong are equally tricky as they were before. The trail then descends to Jhinu Danda, where we will be resting for the night. On the way, we enjoy our walking through rain forests and farms. After reaching Jhinu Danda, we can spend the rest of the afternoon taking a rest and relaxing. Overnight in Jhinu Danda. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Day 12
    Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive
    We leave Jhinu Danda and enjoy the beautiful hill landscape of western Nepal on our way to Naya Pul. We have lunch on the way. The actual trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary and back ends today. We board our vehicle to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara. *If the road construction connecting Jhinu Danda to Naya Pul is complete, driving from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara could be another option. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch
    Day 13
    Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    We fly to Kathmandu in the morning. After landing at the airport, we will be dropped off at our hotel in the city. We can spend the day taking the much needed rest or catch up on some last minute shopping. Either way, we mark the end of our successful trip with a farewell dinner hosted by HAN where we can share our experiences of the trek before flying back home the next day. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals: Breakfast Dinner
    Day 14
    Final departure
    Our trip to Nepal ends today. We will be dropped off at the airport by a company representative 3 hours before the scheduled flight.
    Cost Included
    • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara including breakfast (3 nights).
    • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Pokhara including breakfast (1 nights).
    • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms (9 nights).
    • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
    • Local English-speaking trekking guide having licensed. An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permit & TIMS permit for trekking.
    • HAN T shirt, bag
    • Official expenses.
    • Welcome dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
    • Day guided city tour
    • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable
    • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
    • All government and local taxes
    • Farewell Dinner.
     
     
    Cost Not Included
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara. Depending on your budget, it may cost about USD 15 to USD 20 per person.
    • Travel Insurance (compulsory!), which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
    • International airfare and airport departure tax
    • Nepal entry visa - You can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking equipment (click on the Equipment tab).
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.
    • Any extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary plan
    • Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control
    • World heritage entrance Fees.
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      Trekking Equipment Checklist - View All

      • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
      • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
      • Deodorant.
      • Shampoo and conditioner
      • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
      • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
      • If under any medication, enough stock ... View All
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