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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

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Package name Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Duration 9
Max. elevation 4130 m
Transportation Transportation by tourist bus (Also if you want private vehicles or direct flight you can book in additional cost)
Accomodation Accommodation in tea houses/lodges During the trek.
Starts at pokhara
Ends at pokhara
Trip route Kathmandu, pokhara, jhinu danda, himalayan, ABC, Bamboo, nayapoul and pokhara.
Cost USD 0 per person



Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is the moderately strenuous trek and anyone having average fitness can participate in Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. Sanctuary Trek was regarded as one of the best in the world. Well, it was first introduced to foreigners in 1977. The treks in the Annapurna region are very popular and famous trek of Nepal.

This exhilarating trek starts from Beautiful city Pokhara. We will have Dhampus or Small hamlet of Nayapul as our starting trekking point. We will be heading through the enthusiastic settlement from the Modi River, which transverses through the lush and colourful rhododendron forest. We will observe Magar community, eye catchingNatural amphitheatre is used as a base camp of this trek where climbers start to conquer the top of Annapurna Mountain.

It trek combines some of the mountain scenery eye-catching insight of the modern hill life of Nepal. A pleasant hike in the Annapurna sanctuary trail, through the diverse landscape and culture to the south face of Mt. Annapurna. And this trek begins from Pokhara which is also known as the “Lake City” and then it is attributed by beautiful villages, cascading waterfalls, lush rhododendron forests, terraced farmlands before reaching mighty Annapurna base. Annapurna sanctuary Trek lies at an altitude of 4130m above the sea level.

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek accompanies the famous Himalayan peaks like the ‘fishtail’ spire of Machapuchare (6997 m), Gangapurna (7454 m), the unclimbed Fang (7647 m) and Annapurna South (7273m). You will also get an opportunity to know different cultural communities of, Chhomrong, Bamboo, Deurali.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek would be the best alternatives for those who want to do as much as a similar type of trek with Annapurna Sanctuary trek.The main highlights of this trip are the view of three giant peaks Mt. Fishtail (6,993meters) Annapurna (8,091meters) and Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters) as well as the experience of Nepali cultural tribes such as Gurungs and Magars. You will also get an opportunity to visit Ghandruk village; one of the most eye catchy villages in Nepal as well as the village of Gurkha Soldiers.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Around 7 hours)

We will travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus. Pokhara is also known as the panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare, and Dhaulagiri mountain. We will drive along Marshyandi and Trishuli Riders at Mugling. We will observe the pretty view of lush green hills, rural settlements, rocky gorges, cool waterfalls and terraced fields. Pokhara is a small city and less puzzling than Kathmandu Hence, it provides the best starting point for our trek without getting lost in the crowd.

Day 2 : Pokhara to Nayapul (1,050m/3,445ft) and Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,365ft)

After having breakfast early in the morning and being fresh we will drive to Nayapul and start our trek at Nayapul after driving 1 hour from Pokhara in private car. After walking for some time we will move towards Ghandruk, Gurung ethnic community villages. Throughout the first day hiking, we will be observing the panoramic view of mountains passing through small villages including Chhumrong, Syauli Bazar, and Chane. And, finally, we will reach to Ghandruk after crossing the suspension bridge over Khumnu Khola. Since Ghandruk is a cultural place of Gurung, and also rich in traditional customs and lifestyle, we will get the chance to visit Gurung Museum where we will observe the Spectacular view of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and Hiuchuli mountains. During this trek we will be observing, dense forest with adorned rhododendron, bamboo and mosses, rural settlements, cool waterfalls and the wonderful views of the Himalayas. We will stay the night in the lodge and have all the breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3 : Trekking to Chomrong (2,170m/7,120ft)

We will have a cup of tea, and after that, we will hike up for an hour to Ghandruk which leads to Kidron River. After having an easier walk for an hour, and steep climbing towards Chomrong, we will observe the great view of forest with rhododendron, various flora, and faunas, Annapurna South, Fishtail mountain. Chhumrungroming provides the very beautiful view of the Annapurna. Then we will head to Chomrong to stay a night there which is a great place for Annapurna massif. We will have all the breakfast, lunch and dinner there.

Day 4 : Trekking to Himalaya Hotel (2,920m/9,580ft)

We will stay a night in Himalaya Hotel after passing through the forest and be crossing the riverside bamboo along the base of the George. Then we will have a breakfast lunch and dinner.

Day 5 : Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp (4,230m/13,877ft) through Machapuchre Base Camp (3,720m/12,205)

Machhapuchare Base Camp provides the amazing panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Then we will head towards the Annapurna Base Camp from Machapuchre Base Camp through the track of snow – covered boulders. At Annapurna Base Camp we will be greeted by the incredible vertical south face of Annapurna soaring above the base camp. We will observe panoramic views of the Himalayas there. We will also enjoy the observation of Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Machhapuchre, Hiuchuli and many different peaks. We will also see the glorious view of sunlight over the fishtail mountain. We will stay a night in Annapurna Base Camp and we will have Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 6 : Trekking to Bamboo (2,350m/7,710ft)

After observing the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas we will have breakfast. And, after having breakfast we will make our way along the Modi River Valley. Finally, we will reach Bamboo and stay a night in bamboo with Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 7 : Trekking to Jhino Danda (1,780m/5,839ft) and nearby natural hot springs

We will continue to walk through the river, the serene forests of rhododendron, bamboo, and oak. Then we will climb to the chomrong village and then we will drop to jhino Danda. There are hot springs located near river side where we can take rest and make our tired muscle relax. We will spend a night in Jhino Danda with Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8 : Trekking to Nayapul(1,050m/3,445ft) and then Drive back to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft)

We will walk along the plain dust road of Modi Khola after leaving J Hino danda to Birethanti which is also known as one of the relaxing walks of the entire treks. Then we will travel to the tourist hub of Pokhara by private car.

Day 9 : Drive Back to Kathmandu

After having a memorable and exciting view of Annapurna mountain and the other Himalayas. We will travel back by tourist bus through scenic landscape, green scenario, rural settlement, rocky gorges and fast-flowing rivers and many different Himalayas scenario during our return.  Then we will travel back to Kathmandu.


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