Annapurna Sanctuary is a high glacial basin which looks like an oval-shaped plateau lying at an altitude of over 4000 m, and is surrounded by the Annapurna mountain range. Trekking to Annapurna Sanctuary is relatively shorter as compared to Annapurna full circuit trek andDhaulagiri round trek in the Annapurna region. It can be completed within 12 days. Annapurna Sanctuary trek is also known as Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek. The journey to the Annapurna Sanctuary kicks off from Pokhara with a one-hour drive to Phedi, Then, you will follow the trail uphill through the Modi Khola gorge onto lowland bamboo forests and rhododendrons until you reach a huge rock overhung known as Hinku Cave., When you enter into the huge amphitheatre, you will find yourself enclosed by a solid wall of snow capped peaks, some are higher than 7,000m tall, which include Annapurna I, II, III, IV and Machhapuchhre (Fish tailed mountain). If you visit the Annapurna Sanctuary during the good weather season especially in the fall and spring, you can expect clear mornings and evenings and a glowing panoramic view of snow-capped peaks and starry skies. The trail has numerous ascents and descents, but offers a wide variety of superb landscapes from low elevation to glacial basin, cultural diversity and diverse flora and fauna. When you make excursion to Poonhill you will see beautiful sunrise view over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The Gurung villages and frequent stops at tea-s...

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Total Duration Title:15 Days

Grade Title:Moderate

Accommodation Title:Hotel/Tea House

Start/End in Title:Kathmandu

Max. Alt: Title:4130

Trek Type Title:Tea House

Model of Travel Title:Drive In/Out

Group Size Title:Min 2 and Max 15

Best Season Title:Spring/Autumn

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Itinerary

Day 01

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 Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 02

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 Drive to Pokhara (820m.), Hotel

Day 03

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 Drive to Naya Pul (1070m.) & trek Naya Pul to Tikhedhunga (1540m), Overnight in lodge

Day 04

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 Trek Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2750m.), Overnight in lodge

Day 05

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 Hike to Poon Hill (3210m.) for sunrise view & enjoy sights of Himalayan Mountains

Day 06

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 Trek to Chhomrong village (2170m.), Overnight in lodge

Day 07

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 Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2790m.), Overnight in lodge

Day 08

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 Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m.) via Deurali, Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m.) and trek continue to Annapurna Base Camp, Overnight in lodge

Day 09

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 Trek to Dovan (2505m.) – Sinuwa (2340m.), Overnight in lodge

Day 10

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 Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) and Relax Natural Hot Spring at Jhinu Kola

Day 11

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 Trek to Pothana (1900m.) via Landruk (1565m.), Tolka (1700m.), Bhickok Deurali (2100m.) and trek continue to Pothana, Overnight in lodge

Day 12

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 Trek to Phedi (1130m.) via Dhampus (1650m.) and drive to Pokhara, hotel

Day 13

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 Drive to Sarangkot to see Sunrise view and back to Pokhara for Sightseeing tour

Day 14

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 Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 15

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 Transfer to international airport for your final departure

 

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