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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek - 14 Days

Group Size : 02 - 12+ people altitude  Max-Altitude : 4100m
Destination : Nepal Fitness level : Moderate Plus
Trip Season : Spring (Mar - May) / AUTUMN (Sept – Nov) Departure from : Kathmandu
Meals : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board on Trek
Accomodation : 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge on trek
Trip Mode : Lodge to lodge trek
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Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel


Day 2: Transfer: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Phedi, trek => Dhampus (1650m)

Departure morning, to reach Pokhara by private bus. Then to Phedi (1100m) for the start of the trekking. Climb steep and difficult for a first day ... After a series of stairs in the forest, the hamlets and terraced crops, open on the Annapurna massif arriving at Dhampus.
Transfer: 6 / 7h
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 2 hours
altitude: +550 m


Day 3: Dhampus - Landrung (1560 m)

Climb to a small pass (Deurali, 2100 m) passing by Pothana. Long descent into the forest. Terraced fields from Bhickok. Continuation of the descent towards Landrung, Pretty village Gurung with slate roofs. Traditional houses and life. View of the South Annapurna and the Hiunchuli.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 5h
altitude: +550 m / -640m


Day 4: Landrung - Chomrong (2170 m)

Walk through the staggered crops as far as the eye can see, typical houses, the tumultuous river of Modi Khola. Crossing this torrent about 1340 m before a long climb on Chomrong. On this trail, the view is superb on the southern Annapurna and the Hiunchuli.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 6h
altitude: +830 m / -220m


Day 5: Chomrong - Himalayan Hotel (2870 m)

Leaving the Gurung villages, we enter the narrow valley of the Modi Khola, the only access to the sanctuary. Walk in a beautiful forest where alternate Rhododendrons, bamboos, oaks, ferns, bougainvillaea.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 6h
altitude: +700 m


Day 6: Himalayan Hotel - Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700 m)

Little by little, the Sanctuary unveils its treasures: The Annapurna III, the Gangarpurna, the Machhapuchhare stand proudly before us. In the Machhapuchhare base camp, the view of its west face is impressive.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 5h30
altitude: +830 m


Day 7: Machhapuchhare Base Camp - Annapurnas Base Camp (4100m)

We reach the Annapurna base camp on the edge of a huge glacier. We are very small in the middle of 360 ° of mountains and especially the south face of The Annapurna I, one of the high sides of the world.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 3h
altitude: +400 m


Day 8: Annapurnas Base Camp - Himalayan Hotel (2870 m)

We leave this unforgettable landscape and begin the descent of the gorge Modi Khola, by the same path as the climb.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 5h
altitude: -1230 m


Day 9: Himalayan Hotel - Chomrong (2170 m)

We leave the gorges of Modi Khola to find the tiered cultures and civilization in Chomrong.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 5h
altitude: -700 m


Day 10: Chomrong - Banthanti (2580 m)

Departure with the southern Annapurna in the spotlight before entering the forest: rhododendrons, daphnes ... Passage of two small passes. Again, forest of rhododendrons before arriving In Thadapani, another small village inhabited by Gurung populations. Continue through forests of rhododendrons and bamboos. Overnight in the village of Banthanti.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 6h
altitude: +1200 m / -790m


Day 11: Banthanti - Ghorepani (2860 m) and ascent of Poon Hill a / r (3200m)

Climb to the Deorali pass (3000 m). Magnificent panorama in the descent: Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Annapurnas ... and blue roofs of Ghorepani below. Many Tibetan shops; Various crafts. In the afternoon, climb to Poon Hill to watch the sunset.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 5h30
altitude: +760 m / -480m


Day 12: Ghorepani - Birethanti (1050 m)

Descend through a forest of rhododendrons to Ulleri, Magar village from where the view is very extensive. Long descent through an endless staircase (about 3000 steps ...) to Tirkhedhunga. Continue to Birethanti following the Burungdi Khola.
Accommodation: lodge
trek: 6h
altitude: -1780 m


Day 13: Transfer => Pokhara,

Walk: 15 minutes to reach the road to Nayapul.
Transfer to Pokhara.
Accommodation: Hotel
altitude: +10 m / -10m


Day 14

Pokhara / Kathmandu by bus

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Professional guide,
  • One night hotel in Pokhara room with breakfast basis
  • porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance
  • National Park Permits fee
  • TIMS permit
  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by bus
  • Meal while stay in Kathmandu
  • Medical and personal insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • All beverages including mineral water.
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Communication and laundry
  • Personal equipments
  • Tipp for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

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