|Trip Duration:||13 days|
|Trek Start Point:||Nayaul|
|Trek End Point:||Phedi|
|Meals:||Freakfast, Lunch & Dinner|
|Mode of Travel:||Trekking|
|Transportation:||flight Drive and flight|
|Best season:||September to December & March to May|
“Annapurna sanctuary trek” Annapurna Sanctuary trek is a variety of terrain from lowland villages to the Glacier and offer beautiful high mountain views. This trekking also offers a fine opportunity to surround oneself with Himalayan peaks without heaving to contend with the altitude and flight problems
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is no doubt one of the outstanding trekking. It lies on the hill of Annapurna south. The route is specially designed for those trekkers who love to enjoy the flora and fauna and panoramic view of the Himalayan range. Annapurna sanctuary trekking takes you both Annapurna base camp and Jomsom at once, offering the most spectacular mountain scenery, charming settlements of Gurungs and their slate-roofed houses, incredible rhododendron forests ablaze with ivory, rose, apricot and crimson bouquets and deep sub-tropical valleys. Below the Annapurna and Dhualagiri Himalaya range, there is the Ghorepani poon hill (3210m) one of the best panoramic view center of Annapurna trekking.
It is also considered as an ideal trekking, as there involves no risk at all than other areas. During the trekking, one can encounter with gorgeous lowlands to the wonderful high mountains and breathtaking scenes of the Annapurna range. Annapurna sanctuary trekking begins in the terraced foothills close to Pokhara. The Dhampus Ridge is the starting point and it passes through the Gurung villages of Landrung and Chomrong where we spend a night and then we pass through rhododendron and bamboo forests of Hinko Cave. Slowly after see an excellent views of Annapurna South and Machapuchare, we climb high above the Modi Khola River, through the ‘gates’ of the Sanctuary. On the other side, we can see the views of mountains Machupuchare Base Camp, (3480m), and Annapurna Base Camp, (3900m).
Annapurna sanctuary trekking is considered to be the best ways to explore Annapurna Himalayas from both side as well as perfect destination in Annapurna trekking region. Annapurna sanctuary trek fits for both adventure travelers and nature explores with amazing life time experience.
Day 01 Kathmandu to pokhara fly or drive to pokhara, 200 km.
Day 02 Pokhara to Tirkhedunga( 1,577m.)
Day 03 Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani ( 2,855m.)
Day 04 Ghorepani to Ghandrung (1,951m.)
Day 05 Ghandrung to Chhomrong (1,951m.)
Day 06 Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel (2,873m.)
Day 07 Himalayan Hotel to Annapurna Base camp (4130m.)
Day 08 Annapurna Base visit
Day 09 Annapurna Base to Dovan
Day 10 Dovan to New Bridge
Day 11 New Bridge to Dhampus(1,799m.)
Day 12 Dhampus to Pokhara
Day 13 Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 01:- Kathmandu to pokhara fly or drive to pokhara, 200 km. West for Kathmandu and rest.
Day02:- Pokhara to Tirkhedunga( 1,577m.) Drive to naya pul and then trek to Birethanti and follows the east bank of Bhurungi Khola and reaches to Tirkhekhunga.
Day 03:- Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani ( 2,855m.): The trail ascends to Ulleri village more pleasantly through Rhododendron forest, arrive at the top of Ghorepani pass and camp.
Day 04:- Ghorepani to Ghandrung (1,951m.): This area is the finest and most famous trekking area of Nepal. The Annapurna ranges and Machhapuchhre (fishtail) dominates the Mountain View through glimpses farther east to Lamjung Himal and the Manaslu range. The route towards chhomrong passes through a village and is rewarded with the most attractive scenarios of rural village life of the hills of Nepal .
Day 05:- Ghandrung to Chhomrong (1,951m.): Ghandrung offers good views of upper Modi valley. The route starts the long ascends high above the West Bank of Modi Khola. The Chhomorng village lies at the base of Himal Chuli (6,441m.) .
Day 06:- Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel (2,873m.): Forward to Kuldi Ghar for about 3 hrs. and from there the route goes down very steeply to a band of rock and then levels out, rounding through thickets of bamboo’s at the bottom of the gorge, keeping always on the west side of the river. The pasture of Tomo is passed by, and then the very neck of the gorge at panchen Barth, where there is a small trail and a shrine. Then the trail climbs to Himalayan Hotel for camp.
Day 07:- Himalayan Hotel to Annapurna Base camp (4130m.): The trek remains on the west bank of Modi, now following through a more open valley and eventually emerges into the Sanctuary. Straight ahead is the high lateral Morain of the South Annapurna glacier and Modi follows the Machhapurchhre base camp and one can either camp here or continue to North- west, staying above the glacial moraine.
Day 08:- Annapurna Base visit: On up the broad grally path referred to above for about one and half hours and then climb on to the lateral moraine and down the other the glacier is safe and quite easy and the British Expedition Base camp is reached after another one and hours and the camp is based at the elevation of 4,237m. The trip is best done from the lower camp, Carrying only lunch and the best views are probably obtained from the crest of the moraine which may be followed until cut by the glacier following down from Himal Chuli to the north.
Day 09:- Annapurna Base to Dovan: Descend and follow the same way to pleasant camp spot at Dovan.
Day 10:- Dovan to New Bridge : The trail continues through Rhododendron and Bamboo forests then continues steeply up and to Kabre Chautara and soon after the trail to Landrung leaves the Gurung path dropping away towards the river.
Day 11:- New Bridge to Dhampus(1,799m.)Walk towards the easy way down to the Gurung village Landrung. And all the way down to Dhampus.
Day 12:- Dhampus to Pokhara: All the way down to pokhara via phedi, then drive to pokhara and camp at Lake Side or rest at the Hotel.
Day 13:- Pokhara to Kathmandu: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu .
|Start Date||End Date||Price In US Dollar($)||AVAILABILITY||Booking|
• 2 night accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B basie plan
• Flight fear from kathmandu-pokhara-Kathmandu
• 2 night accommodation in Pokhrar with B/B basic plan
• All airport and hotel transfers
• Pokhara to Nayapul and Phidi to Pokhara private car.
• National permit & TIMS permit (Trekking Information Management System)
• Accommodation, food and Tea/coffee during the trek
• Guide:- including salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
• Porter:- including salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
• For guest:-Down jacket, Good sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
• All government and local taxes
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