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Daily Tour

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

Annapurna

Before you venture to the high-altitude Annapurna Sanctuary where you will be surrounded by Himalayan giants, take a side easier trail to Poon Hill, one of the great places to observe the mighty Annapurnas.

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    Price

    $1,150.00

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    Trips

    Daily Tour

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    Duration

    14 Days 13 Nights

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    Group Size

    Max 12 people

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    Location

    Nepal

OVERVIEW TOUR

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek  is a unique natural trek on the footsteps of the Annapurna (south region) specially designed for those who love to enjoy the flora and fauna, panoramic view of the Himalayan range in a comfortable way including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail as well as other Himalayan ranges. The Annapurna Sanctuary trekking is a natural amphitheater created by a ring of high mountains.

Highlights of Annapurna Sanctuary Trek:

  • Panoramic and closed views of Annapurna Region, explore Pokhara.
  • Sunrise as well as sunset view from Poon Hill.
  • Cultural experience of Gurung as well as Magar community.
  • Walking in the narrow as well as stone paved trail in the urbans.
  • Visiting ancient Monastery, old tradition Gurung Museum, springs.
  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Pokhara,
  • Walking through dense Rhododendron forest.

Trip Price Includes:

  • All the airport as well as hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
  • Twin share accommodation at 3 Star  hotel in Kathmandu as well as Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Essential trekking permits and official paper works.
  • Domestic flight tickets (if applicable) as well as surface transportation as per itinerary.
  • Flight tickets from Kathmandu to Pokhara and return.
  • Private Transfer from Pokhara to Nayapul and return.
  • Welcome dinner with Cultural program at Kathmandu.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permit as well as Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees.
  • Trekkers Healing Massage of 30 minutes after the trek  :(A signature massage therapy of our spa, this therapy is specially designed to provide relief ,relaxation and ease the stressed muscles after a hard trekking or hiking activity.)
  • Necessary equipment during the trek (Sleeping bag, duffle bag if necessary).
  • Government and local taxes.
  • Meals, accommodation, insurance, as well as other expenses of the trekking crew.
  • An experienced fluent English speaking guide trained and licensed by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
  •  Assistant guide (6 trekkers : 1 assistant guide)  as well as porters (2 trekkers : 1 porter).
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.

 

 

Note: All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional..

Trip Price Excludes:

 

  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, as well as trek days. (Note : Meal costs about $5 – $8 dollar per item depending on the place where you eat)
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing points.
  • Alcoholic beverage as well as bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods.
  • Any Private Expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bar bills, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Tips for helping crews during tour : driver, guide and assistant.
  • Rescue as well as travel insurance.
  • Optional Attractions that are not specified in the itinerary.

 

Note: Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation as well as other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations as well as number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

ITINERARY

Kathmandu Arrival
Airport Reception by Himalayan Gorilla Adventure
Overnight stay at Hotel
Day Highlights:
Monkey Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple/Kathmandu Durbar Square, sight seeing with English Speaking guide.
Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Once we reach in Pokhara, drive to Naya Pul by private car and trek from Nayapul to Tikhedunga via Birethanti which takes about 3 hours through the forests trail with viewing the small waterfalls during the trail. Over Night stay.
We will reach Ulleri village after 2 hours of walking and continue the trail gently up until Banthanti which is a trek of aroud an hour and will have lunch there. Scene pf Machhapuchre, Hiun Chuli and Annapurna South coud be seen from here. After lunch, then our trails goes up until Ghorepani, a village of Magar peoples which takes about 2 hours to reach. The mountains are visible from our place of accommodation.
Early in the morning,45 minutes hike to Poon Hill through the Rhododendrons forests for the spectacular view of Mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, TukuchePeak 6920m, Nilgiri 6940m, Baraha Shikhar 7847m, Mt. Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Annapurna III 7855m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna II 7937m, Lamjung Himal 6931m and unobstructed view of sunrise over the mountains. We can enjoy with brilliant view of mountains and sunrise view. Then we return back to Lodge and will have a breakfast. After that, the trail steeply ascending until Deurali-La which also same height with Poon Hill and takes about 1 & half hour. Then we follow the deep forest way until reaching Banthanti which takes about 2 hours and will have our lunch there. We can see the wild animals like monkeys and local birds during the jungle trail. After lunch it takes 1 hour to reach Tadapani village which is surrounded by beautiful forests. We can see more magnificent view of Machhapuchre, Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli and Annapurna II etc. Overnight in Lodge.
In the morning after breakfast, we will climb down through the rhododendron forest until Chuile and then steeply climb down with many stone staircases until reaching to the river and cross by suspension bridge. The trail climbs gently ups and downs until reaching Chhomrong which takes about 3 and half hour. We will have our lunch there with stunning view of Mt. Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli and Machhapuchhre very closely. After lunch, we will descend again on a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying suspension bridge, and then climb out of the side valley through the forests of Bamboo, Rhododendron and Oak. We are climbing up further on a rocky trail and will arrive in Sinuwa which takes about 2 hours. We will stay overnight at Lodge.
In the morning after breakfast, we will climb through the forest of rhododendron festooned with orchids and ferns to a stone-paved trail and descend a long, steep, slippery stone staircase into the deep bamboo and rhododendron forest until reaching Bamboo which takes about 1 and half hour. Then, we will continue to climb up through the stands of bamboo, then through rhododendron forest up the side of the canyon continuously. Then our trail drops slightly to cross tributary streams on narrow bridges and traversing several avalanche chutes until reaching Dovan which takes about 1 and half hour. We will make our lunch break there. After lunch, we will again continue our trail crossing a stream and avalanche chute and then climbs across a landslide through the rhododendron forest passing a small temple, local deity Barah Than until reaching Himalaya which takes about 1 and half hour. We will climb first a rocky trail through the forest, then up a steep ravine to Hinku Cave. Then, we will cross the remnant of a glacier just beyond the Hinku, the climbs through large boulders to Deurali which take about 1 and half hour. Stay overnight at Lodge.
Morning after breakfast, we will ask to the lodge owner whether there have been any avalanches recently. The trail diverts to the east side of the valley to avoid a dangerous avalanche area and we will climb through the unusual mix of bamboo and birch. We will continue to climb across more avalanche paths, then cross a moraine and descend to a stream. Then short climbs bring us in Machhapuchre Base Camp after a 2 and half hour walked. We will have a lunch and the mountains views are stupendous; the panorama includes Hiun Chuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and the ever-changing Machhapuchhre, whose sheer triangular face takes on yet another aspect here. We will pleasant climb up following a small stream to the few huts and enter to the foot of a large moraine of ABC which takes about 2 hours. There are tremendous views of the near vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary to the northwest. We will have a lunch. After lunch, we will walk west past where player-flag-draped viewpoint on the moraine for the spectacular view over the glacier. We will stay overnight at Lodge.
Early in the morning wake up for unobstructed Sunrise View over the mountains and Himalayan Scenery from the sanctuary. We can see the scenic mountains view like as Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli, Glacier Dom, Singu Chuli, Tharpu Chuli, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre and other snowy peaks. Then, we will have breakfast and then we will trek all the same way down on the moraine until reaching MBC which takes about 1 and half hour. We again continue our trek down passing the avalanche area until reaching Deurali which takes about 2 hours. We will have our lunch there. After lunch, we continue our trek down through the rhododendron forest till Himalaya and then keep descending through the dense forest of rhododendron and oak until reaching Dovan which takes about 2 and half hour. We will stay overnight at Lodge.
In the morning after breakfast, we walk down through the rhododendron and bamboo forest until reaching Bamboo which takes about 1 hour. Then, we steeply climb up on the rocky trail through the bamboo and rhododendron forest until reaching Sinuwa which takes about 2 hour. We will have our lunch there. After lunch, we walk down again rocky trail till Chhomrong Khola and cross over a bridge. Then, we steep climb up on a stone paved staircase until reaching on the top of the village. It takes about 2 hours from Sinuwa to Chhomrong. We can see again very spectacular views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre. We can also organize dance program with mother’s group of Chhomrong Village in the evening on request from the guests. We will stay overnight at Lodge.
In this day, we will start our trek back after breakfast. Our trail will descend again on a stone paved staircase for a while and gently climbing up viewing very big landslide area of Komrong village. We walk just above the landslide area and steep descend to Kyumrong village after 2 hours walk. Then, we climb up through the rhododendron and oak forests until reaching Komrong Danda which takes about 1 and half hour to reach. We will have our lunch there with viewing stunning view of Machhapuchre and Annapurna South. After lunch, we continue to climb down with viewing a large Gurung settlement of Ghandruk village which is also known as Konda Village in their local language. Konda means Stone; we can see all the walking trail and house when we are entering in the village. After 2 hours walk down from the Komrong Danda, we arrive in very picturesque village of Ghamdruk viewing Annapurna Massif and Machhapuchhre. There is a very interesting old traditional Gurung Museum and recently built Buddhist Monastery in the middle of the village, which we can make side trip for the evening. We will stay overnight at very nice Lodge in town.
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave the village and walk down on the stone paved stone staircase for a while and viewing Landruk village just opposite side of us. After a 2 hours walk down from Ghandruk village, we arrive in Syaulibazar. Then, we will follow the plain dusty road way along the Modi Khola until reaching Birethanti which takes about 1 and half hour. We cross a river over an iron bridge and have our lunch there. After lunch, we continue 30 minutes further to Nayapul along the Modi Khola and our car will be there to pick up. Then, we back to Pokhara by car which takes about 2 hours and transfer to Hotel. We will stay overnight in Hotel.
In the morning after breakfast, we will go to world peace stupa by car. We can see panoramic view of high Himalayan range from Manaslu to Dhaulagiri range including Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Massif as well as scenic Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. Then, we will walk down to Phewa Lake through the forest which takes about 1 hour and take a boat to cross a Phewa Lake passing the small Island where Temple Barahi is situated middle of the Lake. Afternoon transfer to airport, and then fly back to Kathmandu. Our car will be ready to pick up in the airport and transfer to Hotel.

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$1,150.00 14 Days 13 Nights

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