Annapurna Sanctuary

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Annapurna Sanctuary is the easiest method with the height of 5,400 meter to accomplish into the Himalayan prominent where glaciers are being Substitute Rivers. Annapurna Sanctuary will make to begin by moving downward into the foothills of Pokhara, thanking the schedule tropical villages and wonderful forest of Rhododendron. Trekkers will get to view those sceneries prior to incoming the thin Modi Khola ravine. As the trekkers mount up they will view the concealed world of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The gigantic southern part of Annapurna offers an inspiring setting, as it provides the opportunity of 10 peaks which are exceed above 6,000. Those close peaks are Fang, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, Annpaurna III and Annapurna landscape from the Poon Hill at sunup.
Annapurna Sanctuary is the typical trek based on tea house which will take the trekkers into the compassion of that lofty Himalayan bounded by soaring Himalayan Peaks enfold in snow, glaciers and ice. Annapurna Sanctuary is encircled with elevated Himalayan Peaks is another attraction of this trek. Trekkers are mostly planning this trek for experiencing magnificent scenery of the southern part of Annapurna from that of Annapurna Base Camp. In addition, the next highlights of Annapurna Sanctuary are for the best accommodation run by generous Thakali people and to explore the lively streets of Thamel during the stay at Kathmandu.

The exciting activities set in motion with an all night in the vivacious city of Kathmandu and then move further to initiate the trek next to Pokhara. Annapurna Sanctuary can be organized from 10 to 15 days of itineraries. At the start trekkers abruptly move to Ghorepani and Poon Hill forward of touching West and onto Annapurna Base Camp all through the Fishtail Base Camp. September to November and from March to May is supposed to be unsurpassed season to start Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, KathmanduDay
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus/or fly 35m.
Day 04: drive 45km to nayapul and trek to tikhedunga 3 hours.
Day 05: Trek tikhedunga  to Ghorepani (2,850m)
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani (2,540m)
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2,210m)
Day 08: Trek to Dovan (2,540m)
Day 09: Dovan to Deurali (3140m)
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)
Day 11: Explore the Hidden Valley & Trek to Dovan
Day 12: Trek to Jhinu Danda
Day 13: Trek to Pothana via Landruk
Day 14: Trek to Phedi and Drive to Pokhara
Day 15: Return to Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure!!!
 Note:  please the Trek itinerary can be modified according to your interest, holiday, time and requirements.enquary us about your personal itinerary.
Day 01 arrival in Kathmandu and transport to the hotel.
 Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara  by tourist bus(820m)
It takes about six hours drive by tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is nearly  210 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the valley  only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Lake to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Lamjung ranges. . You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes.

Day 03: Drive  to Nayapul (1050m.) & trek to Tirkhedhunga (1540m) 
 approximately one and half hours drive from Pokhara to reach at Nayapul then you begin your trek from Nayapul (1050m) to Tirkhedhunga (1577m.). or ulleri  Via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four and hours to arrive in Tirkhedhunga.The first part of your trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. Afterwards you could ascend gently to the final destination of the day. The majority people here are Gurung and their religion is Buddhist. They are engaged in agricultural activities, tourism business and some are employed in Gorkha and Indian regiments.

Day 04: Tirkhedhunga trek to Ghorepani (2750m)
The trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani and it takes about six hours. To begin your trek, you could ascend steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, you could see good view of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m) south. Now your trail is quite easier passing through rhododendron and shadowy trees and descends gently up to the final camp. You could see some of the wild life such as monkey and various species of birds.

Day 05: Ghorepani visit Poon Hill (3180m.) & Trek to Tadapani (2590m.) 
It takes about five and half hours. Early morning trip to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. After breakfast trek Ghorepani to Tadapani (2590 m.). After walking for almost one and half hour you reach Gurung Hill which has the splendid mountain views as Poon Hill. From here you follow small forests with rhododendron, bamboos until you reach Deurali. The trail goes steeply down through deep forests all the way to Banthati. After Banthati one hour walk to Tadapani.

Day 06: Tadapani trek to Chhomrong (2170m)
Tadapani is a small village from there the trail divides for Chorong and Ghandruk. The south trail goes to Ghandruk; you have to take the eastern one for Chomrong. From here, the way goes down through dense forest to Gurajon village that lies just after the suspension bridge. Then onwards, no more ups & downs till Chomrong village. Chomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of giant Annapurna massive. It’s a typical Gurung village but now is modernized and has almost lost its culture & traditions.Chomrong is gateway of Annapurna Sanctuary. Today approximately 6 hours easy walk from Tadapani to Chhomrung village

Day 07: Chhomrong trek to Dovan (2720m)
The trail descends on a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a suspension bridge then climbs through mountain flank, rocky path through the forested area and later reach in Khurdi Ghar. This may be good place for lunch and after lunch, the walk descends (about 350 meters) the stone steps, through the forests and you will reach Bamboo Hotel. The walk is now gently ascended through the forest, a stream that flows down from the flank on your left side. Now our final destination of the day “Dovan” is approaching nearer in 10 minutes, where we will stoop for the night. Today approximately 7 hours walk.

Day 08: Dovan trek to Machhapuchhre Base camp (3700m)
The trail continues for about 2 hrs. from here, the route winds up steeply to a bank of rock and then levels out, running through thickets of Bamboo at the bottom of the gorge keeping always on the west side of the river. It then reaches the small shrine at Panchen Barah and from here the trail climbs to Himalaya Hotel it's about an hour walk, first on a rocky trail through forests then up a steep ravine, to Hinko at 2,960 m. The trail crosses a ravine & a major avalanche track just beyond Hinko, then climbs through large boulders. About half an hour beyond Hinko we reach Deurali at 3,000 m. As the trail continues into the sanctuary, it crosses two wide avalanche tracks on a narrow trail that huddles up against the cliffs. The trail then descends to meet the Modi Khola & follows the river to Bagar. From Bagar we climb across more avalanche paths cross a moraine & a stream, and then climb towards an area known as Machhapchhre Base Camp at the elevation of 3700m. One can have panoramic views of Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna & Machhapuchhre (6,997m).

Day 09: Machhapuchhre Base camp trek to Annapurna Base camp (4130m)
Today's walk leads you into the heart of the Sanctuary at the Annapurna base Camp (ABC), the trail follows uphill for few hours, on the grassy path, depending upon the season. The trek is very pleasant as you reach the higher ground with magnificent views of an array of snow peaks all around you with Annapurna I, a great wall of a mountain from this North West face. Annapurna Base Camp with the superb panoramic views. In the afternoon you can take an optional short walk around to immerse with the surrounding scenery.

Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Dovan (2720m)
After a great time here we retrace the journey back to Dovan via Machhapuchare Base Camp. The area is cold & windy is often snowbound and reaches to Deurali where lunch will be served. The trek continues further to Dovan.

Day 11: Dovan trek to Chhomrong (2170m)
It takes about five hours. The path is descent up to Bamboo passing through forests with varieties of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants. After Bamboo, the trail goes steeply up to the Kuldi Ghar and now the trail is quite flat until you reach Sinuwa. You trek gradually descend to the Chhumrong Khola and you have to follow stone staircase for almost an hour to reach Chhumrong village.

Day 12: Chhomrong trek to Ghandruk (1940m)
Today we stop retracing our steps and trek to the Gurung village of Ghandruk. We initially walk west on the trail that leads to Ghorapani, but then descend to the village of Khumnu. We cross the Khumnu Khola and then ascend steeply to a collection of tea-houses at Uri at 2220m. From here we can see Ghandruk ahead, and it is a gentle walk to this amazing Gurung settlement at 1970m. Ghandruk is a maze of narrow alleyways but is an ideal place to spend an afternoon and visiting Gurung museum.

Day 13: Ghandruk Trek to Tolkha (1700m)
This morning you will see nice view Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, fishtail and Lamjung Himal and we continue our descent to the Modi Khola (River) then climb up to Landrung and continue trek to Tolkha. Tonight we are celebrating last night in Himalaya.

Day 14: Tolkha Trek to Dhampus Phedi – Pokhara (820m)
Pleasant walk through terraced paddy fields. Superb vistas of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu Tolkha to Dheurali little bit hard walk and after that very easy walk.

Day 15: overnight stay in pokhara  which is beautiful second city of Nepal where you can enjoy boating, paragliding or sighting  and many more.
Day 16: early morning fly back to Kathmandu 35 min.over night stay at hotel in Kathmandu,
Day 17: departure your home
Note:  please the Trek itinerary can be modified according to your interest, holiday, time and requirements.enquary us about your personal itinerary.

Start Date End Date Availability Price  
What Is cost Included
  • Pickups and drops from international airport and transfer to the hotel.
  • Hotelin Kathmandu,two night b/b
  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to pokhara/pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • Three times meals (Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)in trekking,
  • local english speaking guide and Porter services for trekking
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits,
  • annapurna conservation fee
What Is cost Not Included
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • lunch and dinner during hotel stay in kathmandu
  • hotel in pokhara for two night
  • any sighting cost/transpotation and personal expenses 
  • any alcohalic bar bills and any drinks during the travling
  • Tips for guides and porters
 Trekking Gear Recommended by the sherpaway treks or your  Guide.
  •  walking boot,sleeper
  • Jeans or slacks
  • Towel and toilet kit underwear,warm socks 2/3 pair
  • warm Gloves or mittens,rain cover or umberla
  • Sleeping bag, warm to-20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
  • Parka, down or fibre fill; or feather jacket
  • Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
  • Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
  • Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry your personal thing
  • Water bottle 1 liter or be sure that it does not leak
  • head light and extra battery,
  • walking stick two pair
  • your camera, if you have power bank
  •    please do not forget anything listed below.
  • sleeping bag
  • camelback water bottle
  • passport copies of document and copy of your insurence.
  • map and travel guides
  • first aid kid
  • GPS-altimeter
  • flashlight and batteries
  • cell phone and charger
  • camera chagers,batteries & cards
  • normal insulation
  • personal &backpack,bath towel
  • walking stick

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 15 Days
Destination: nepal
Seasons : spring/atom/summer
Grading: trekking
No. of Pax : min 2 pax
Activities : trekking/camping
Altitude Height : 4130 M.
Mode of Travel : driving/trekking/hiking
Ends at : pokhara

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