Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

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All Cost Included

US $1300

Duration

14 Days

Difficulty Level

Moderate Plus

Best Season

Mar-May, Sept-Dec

Max. Altitude

4200 m

Trekking the Annapurna Sanctuary: A two-week adventure 
One of the most stunning tea house trips in Nepal is the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. 
Trekking into the heart of Annapurna with Poon Hill takes two weeks. Based on difficulty, the trek is rated as a moderate plus. The route traverses diverse climate zones ranging from subtropical to alpine while climbing a stunning and diverse terrain with farmed terrace fields. 
Amid the Annapurna Massif are lovely forests of oak, magnolia, and rhododendron trees. The small terrace fields surround the old thatch-roofed villages. The spectacular backdrop of magnificent mountain ranges covered in snow is amazing. As elevation changes, so do the flora and cultural practices. It displays an astounding range of animals and flora. You will come across a variety of ethnic groups. It’s without a doubt a brilliant Himalayan.                           
We are conscious of and ready for our esteemed clients’ protection. You will be accompanied by our medically certified trek leader carrying the necessary medication. Allergies to drugs and foods are addressed. If you use prescription medication, be sure you have enough with you. On our Annapurna hike, we have an oxygen cylinder in case it becomes necessary. For novice hikers, the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is well-known. This journey takes one automobile ten days to two weeks to accomplish. The ideal months are March through May and September through December. This journey was personalized for the winter. Of course, December has its share of clear, lovely days and chilly evenings. We provide a reasonable price for this trek to Annapurna Sanctuary. The majority of the trip’s expenses are covered by the price. Accommodations, tea room, and cuisine.  The ten-day, five to seven-hour walk a day is part of the moderate-plus Annapurna Sanctuary trek. 
We climb over rough terrain, passing through subtropical forests and terraced farm communities as we ascend to 4200 meters. where, relative to sea level, there is 40% less oxygen available.       

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Details Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m 
Day 2: Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley 
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m, drive to Nayapul, and trek to Tikhedunga 1540m               (3-4 hours)
Day 4: Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani 2750m (5-6 hours) 
Day 5: Hike to Poon  Hill 3210 m, then hike from Ghorepani to Tadapani 2590m (5-6 hours).
Day 6: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa 2340m (5-6 hours)
Day 7:trek from Sinuwa towards Deurali.
Day 8: trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).
Day 9: trek from ABC to Dovan. 
Day 10:trek from Dovan to Chhomrong. 
Day 11: trek from Chomrong to Ghandruk.
Day 12:trek journey entails a trek from Ghandruk to Syauli Bazaar. 
Day 13:trek journey is action-packed.  
Day 14: the end of your trek.  

A warm welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by our friendly company representative who will take you to your 4-star hotel in Kathmandu. You will have the rest of the day to yourself to explore the nearby markets in Thamel. 

Today, our experienced local guide will take you on a full-day guided sightseeing tour to explore some of the prominent religious sites in Kathmandu Valley. You will visit the holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath, and the Monkey temple of Swayambhunath, all of which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will learn about the cultural and historical significance of these places. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu are not included in the package, but our guide will suggest the best places to eat in the city. You will spend the night at your 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
 

Early in the morning, you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara with a scenic view of the Himalayas. After arriving in Pokhara, you will drive for about an hour to Nayapul, and from there, you will start your trek to Tikhedunga, which takes about 3 to 4 hours. You will walk through lush forests with small waterfalls along the way before arriving at Tikhedunga where you will spend the night at a cozy lodge.

Today, you will trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani, which takes about 5 to 6 hours. The trail leads you to Ulleri after 2 hours of steep climbing. From there, you will continue on the uphill track slowly until you reach Banthanti, which offers a great view of Machhapuchhre (6993m), Hiunchuli (6443m), and Annapurna South (7219m). After lunch, your trail goes slowly uphill until you reach the Gurung village of Ghorepani, which takes about 2 hours to reach. You can enjoy stunning views of the mountains from your lodge. You will spend the night at a lodge in Ghorepani.

Early in the morning, we trek up to Poon Hill through the rhododendron forest for an incredible dawn vista across the Annapurna massif, the Dhaulagiri range, Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (7061m), and Machhapuchhre (6993m), among others. Then we descend to Ghorepani and continue uphill to Deurali Pass (3090 meters). We go through the dense forest to reach Banthanti. After lunch, we travel approximately an hour to Tadapani village, which is surrounded by beautiful trees. Tadapani will provide us with a great view of the surrounding mountains. Stay overnight at a resort in Tadapani. 

We climb down through the rhododendron forest until Chuile and then ascend on many stone staircases until reaching and crossing Kimrong Khola through a suspension bridge. The trail moves gently up and down until reaching Chhomrong. After lunch, we will move downhill on a stone staircase cross Chomrong Khola on a suspension bridge, and then climb out of the side valley through the forests of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak. We ascend alongside Modi Khola to arrive in Sinuwa. Overnight at a lodge in Sinuwa.Day 6: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa, 2340m (5-6 hours).
We descend through the rhododendron forest to Chuile, then ascend many stone staircases to reach and cross Kimrong Khola via a suspension bridge. The trail softly climbs and descends till it reaches Chhomrong. After lunch, we will descend a stone staircase and cross Chomrong Khola over a suspension bridge before ascending out of the side valley via bamboo, rhododendron, and oak forests. We ascend alongside Modi Khola and arrive in Sinuwa. Spend the night at a lodge in Sinuwa.
 
On the day 7, we’lltrek from Sinuwa towards Deurali which is located at an altitude of 3230m. We will begin our ascent through a lush forest of rhododendrons, which is adorned with beautiful orchids and ferns. The trail we will be taking is made of stone and is beautifully paved.
As we make our way through the forest, we will come across a steep and slippery stone stairway. We will have to be careful as we descend this stairway, which leads us deep into a bamboo and rhododendron forest. Our next stop will be Bamboo Village, which we will reach by crossing tributary rivers on narrow bridges.
After Bamboo Village, our trek will take us through several waterfalls, which we will have to cross before reaching Dovan. From there, we will start ascending again, this time on a stony trail that passes through the forest. The ascent will be steep, and we will have to cross a gorge before arriving at Hinku Cave.
At Hinku Cave, we will walk through a beautiful area surrounded by large rocks before finally arriving at Deurali. Here, we will spend the night at a comfortable lodge, where we can rest and recharge for the next day’s trek. 
The trek starts by heading towards the east side of the gorge to avoid an avalanche-prone area. As we move uphill, we will be surrounded by a rare mix of bamboo and birch trees, making the trek even more scenic.
 
We will continue our ascent and pass a moraine before going downhill to a stream. From there, we will encounter short ascends that lead us to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m). As we keep ascending uphill on the moraines of South Annapurna Glacier, we will finally reach Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4130m.
 
Upon reaching ABC, we will be greeted with a magnificent view of the south face of Annapurna rising above the sanctuary to the northwest. After lunch, we will move towards a player-flag-wrapped viewpoint to enjoy the breathtaking view of the mountains of the Annapurna region along with the surrounding glacier.
We will be spending the night at a lodge in ABC.
Early in the morning, we will wake up to witness an unobstructed sunrise view over the mountains. We will be able to see the sun’s rays touching the mountains that have filled up our skyline, which will be a mesmerizing experience.
 
We will then retrace our trail as we trek down on the moraines towards MBC. From there, we will retrace our trail to Deurali and then trek through the rhododendron and oak forest to arrive in Dovan. We will be spending the night at a lodge in Dovan.
 
We will move along the rhododendron and bamboo forest until reaching Bamboo. After that, we will ascend on a rocky trail through the bamboo and rhododendron forest until reaching Sinuwa. After lunch, we will walk on the rocky trail till we cross the bridge over Chhomrong Khola. From there, we will move up on a stone staircase until we arrive in Chhomrong. We will get to enjoy remarkable views of Annapurna South (7219m) and Machhapuchhre (6993m) from our lodge in Chomrong. We will be spending the night at a lodge in Chhomrong.
 
Our trail goes downhill and gently up to Kimrong village. From there, we will walk through the rhododendron and oak forests until we reach Komrong Danda. After lunch, we will go downhill towards the largest Gurung settlement of Ghandruk village, which is also known as Konda village in their local language.
In Ghandruk, there is a very fascinating traditional Gurung Museum and a recently made Buddhist Monastery in the middle of the village. We will be able to see a stunning view of Annapurna South (7219m) and Machhapuchhre (6993m) from Ghandruk. We will be spending the night at a lodge in Ghandruk.  
We will trek journey entails a trek from Ghandruk to Syauli Bazaar covering a distance of 1220m in three hours. The trek begins with a walk down the stone staircase, and you get to enjoy the beautiful view of Landruk village. The downhill walk from Ghandruk village takes approximately two hours, and once you arrive in Syaulibazar, you will then take a private vehicle back to Pokhara. You will be staying overnight at a luxurious 4-star hotel in Pokhara.
You will embark on a morning hike to the World Peace Stupa, which you will reach by private vehicle. From here, you can relish the awe-inspiring 360-degree view of the Himalayan ranges, including Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna massif, and picturesque Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. After taking in the stunning views, you will walk down to Phewa Lake through the jungle and take a boat to cross Phewa Lake, passing Temple Barahi, which is located in the middle of the lake. In the afternoon, you will fly back to Kathmandu and spend the night at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
After having breakfast at the hotel, our representatives will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport to fly back home. We hope you had a fantastic time and made unforgettable memories during your trek in Nepal.

 The trip cost includes 

  1. Airport transfers for both domestic and international flights
  2. Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast on a twin-sharing basis
  3. Full board meals while on the three passes trekking
  4. A porter for each trekker
  5. Accommodation at a teahouse or lodge on twin shares a private room.
  6. Welcome dinner with a cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
  7. Half-day guided city tour with world heritage entrance permit
  8. All domestic flights and airport taxes listed in the itinerary.
  9. Free use of quality trekking gear, including a sleeping bag, fleece liner, down jacket, and rain poncho as required.
  10. Professional trek guide trained in Wilderness First Aid and trek crew with salary, wages, transportation, proper insurance, and required trek gear.
  11. Supplementary OXYGEN cylinder and comprehensive First Aid Kit as a safety backup
  12. Complementary trek Duffle bag, T-shirts, and trek map
  13. TIMS or VDC trekking permit, Annapurna sanctuary Trek entry fees, VAT, all government taxes, etc.

The trip cost excludes

  1. Nepal entry visa fees
  2. Travel insurance of any kind
  3. Internationaltional airfare
  4. All beverage drinks
  5. Main meals (lunch and dinner) in cities
  6. Tips and items of personal expenses such as hot showers, battery charges, telephone, and beverage drink