Tour overview

Annapurna sanctuary trek

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a beautiful foothill path passing through the amazing ethnic village of Ghandruk. This trek offers you a magnificent vista of Mt Fishtail (6,993 m), Mt Annapurna South (7,218 m), surrounded by many high mountains including the over eight thousand meters peak of Mt Annapurna I (8,091 m). In this trek, your maximum highest point is (4,130 m) the base of the Annapurna. The Annapurna sanctuary trekking trails are many ascend and descend, but present you best varieties of excellent Scenery; it’s really natural beauty and absolutely mind-blowing walk along to the Modi Khola Riverbank.

Annapurna Sanctuary trek from the ancient city of Kathmandu; you get on a bus or airplane to get to the lovely leisure city of Pokhara. The next day after a short drive to Nayapul start your journey forward to conquer photographs of beauty and spectacular landscapes with your camera. After crossing the villages, rivers valleys, waterfalls, Rhododendron, and the Bamboo forests to get an enjoyment view through Chhomrong that passes during more crystal clear views of the beautiful mountain of Mt Fishtail.

From the Machhapuchhare base camp trek forces us to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m). The next sunrise offers another magnificent view, a reminder, as it steps by step, illuminates the Mt: Annapurna-I (8,091 m). After Annapurna base camp trails bring you down to evergreen forests and the beautiful small village of Jhinu Danda Natural hot spring. The locality is very popular for these natural hot springs wherever you would love to take a dip bath in the restful water, it’s heated by Nature. After Jhinu continues to trek to Pothana village Via Landruck village and next drives back to Pokhara by bus or private car.

Included

  • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car
  • all the ground Transportation by tourist bus or Car
  • An experienced city Guide Kathmandu Valley tour.
  • 3 nights' accommodation in Kathmandu Tourist Standard Hotel with BB plan
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara tourist standard hotel with a BB plan.
  • all necessary Trekking staff, their/accommodation/salary/insurance/equipments.
  • An experienced friendly guide trained by Ministry of tourism,
  • All the meals during the trek Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Trekking Permit and, Government tax, etc.
  • First aid kit and all necessary permits TIMS card.

Not Included

  • Travel insurance, International airfare.
  • Items of personal expenses like alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, etc.
  • Nepal entry visa fee you can issue on your arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Nepalese Embassies overseas on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in KTM.
  • Temple entrance fee in Kathmandu, Pokhara.
  • Helicopter Rescue if incase an Emergency.
  • All the meals while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for trekking staff and drivers.

Short Itinenary

Highlights

Visiting the ethnic Gurung Village in Ghandruk.
Exploring Annapurna base camp surrounding snow-capped mountain including Mt Annapurna I (8,091 m.)
After Annapurna base camp Visit Natural Hot Spring in Jhinu Danda with the tired body and relax.
Visiting Australian camp from where you can observe the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna range.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m) transfer to Hotel O/N Hotel BB plan.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus it takes 7 hrs O/N Hotel BB plan.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul for one hrs and trek to Ghandruk (1,940 m) O/N Guesthouse FB plan.
Day 04: Trek to Chhomrong (2,170 m) 5-6 hrs walking O/N Guesthouse FB plan.
Day 05: Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2,840 m) 7 hrs walking O/N Guesthouse FB plan.
Day 06: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700 m) 5 hrs walking O/N Guesthouse FB plan.
Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) back to Bamboo (2,600 m) O/N Guesthouse FB plan.
Day 08: Trek to Jhinu danda hot spring place (1,780 m) 5 hrs walking O/N Guesthouse FB plan.
Day 09: Trek to nayapul(1,000 m) 6-7 hrs drive back to pokhara O/N Hotel BB  plan.
Day 10: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel BB pla.
Day 11: Final Departure to international airport trip to end.

.Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m) transfer to Hotel O/N Hotel BB plan.

Arrival in Kathmandu International airport, our airport person will pick you up and transfers to the hotel then after the check-in room, talking about the further coming program with a guide, evening welcome dinner with an official.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus it takes 7 hrs O/N Hotel BB plan.

You have to take early breakfast at Hotel, your guide will picks you from the hotel and take to you Tourist bus station and drive to Pokhara, normally it is approximately 200 kilometres but it takes 6 to 7 hours. When you reach Pokhara then transfer to Hotel, Evening talk about the next day's program.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul one and half hrs and trek to Ghandruk (1,940 m) 4/5 hrs overnight at lodge.

After breakfast drive to Nayapul by Taxi or private Vehicle then start to walk through Modikhola river bank till to Birethaaanti where the permit going to enter, after that we flowing the right trails passing through beautiful ricefield terrace and the ethnic Gurung village. This day the trails are going just slowly gradual but, after lunch ascends to Ghandruk.

Day 04: Trek from ghandruk to Chhomrong (2,170 m) 5-6 hrs overnight at lodge.

After the breakfast, we are heading to another beautiful Gurung village in Chhomrong via Komrong Danda. This day trails are quite zigzag and easy till to Komrong Danda but after that, we have to descend to the Komrong Khola riverbank, then again one hour ascend till to Durbin Danda and bit flat to Chhomrong.

Day 05: Trek from chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2,840 m) 7 hrs overnight at lodge.

This day after the breakfast trails begin to descend and ascend to Sinuwa then bit flat passing through Rhododendron forest and Bamboo forest and we reach the Bamboo. After to Bamboo all the way gradual ascends till to Himalaya this day mostly you are flowing the Modi Khola.

Day 06: Trek from homalaya to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700 m) 5 hrs overnight at lodge.

This is the more exciting day after the breakfast heading to Machhapuchhare base camp (MBC), the trails are totally ascending but quite interesting. This day might be you can fell a bit harder to breathe; therefore, you have to walk slowly and drink enough water. When you reach the Machhapuchhare base camp and walk around for acclimatizing in the evening you can have a beautiful sunset view over the fishtail.

Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) back to Bamboo (2,600 m)7/8 hrs overnight at lodge.

This day we will start early morning to get sunrise over the Annapurna base camp normally it takes two or two and half hours to reach there, after photo you can have tea or coffee break and continue to descend in MBC and pack the things and take your breakfast, after breakfast heading to descend in Bamboo.

Day 08: Trek to Jhinu danda hot spring place (1,780 m) 5 hrs overnight at lodge.

After the breakfast heading to Jhinu Danda where the people can enjoying to the Natural hot spring water, Jhinu village it lies in the bottom of the Chhomrong village in the tiny hill. From the hotel to hot spring it takes 15 to 20 minutes descending just above the Modi Khola river bank and back to the Hotel you need 30 minutes ascending.

Day 09: Trek to nayapul drive to pokhara by privet car overnight at Hotel with BB plan.

After the breakfast trek descends to New Bridge and flow the Modi Khola to syauli bazar and birethanty and nayapul then drived to pokhara .

Day 10: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel BB plan.

Early morning we take a regular tourist bus to Kathmandu, This day you have to take early breakfast in your Hotel and go to the Bus Park and drive back to Kathmandu. After reaching the Kathmandu transfer to hotel, evening farewell dinner with an official.

Day 11: Final Departure to international airport trip to end.

Anytime we will drop you at the Kathmandu international airport for your final flight departure for your own destination. But you have to be in the airport before 3 hours in your schedule flight trip to end.

Useful Info

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of trekkers can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Experience Required: This Trek is suitable for keen walkers who are able to walk for 6 – 7 hours in a day, with a light rucksack. Some of the days are quite long, and the walking feels more strenuous at altitude. Generally, the trail is a good track, but occasionally it will be uneven and rocky.
Food & Accommodation: You will be accommodated in the tea house & during trekking . Tea houses are simple, local-run guesthouses with twin-share or single rooms. Toilets and showers are of varying standards.
Typical food available for lunch and dinner is Nepali rice & lentils, pasta, potato dishes, soups, or pizzas. Delicious pancakes, porridge, toast, and eggs are the main breakfast fare, while tea, coffee, and hot chocolate are always available. You will probably be pleasantly surprised at the variety of food at the lodges.
What about our luggage?
1 Porter will be shared between 2 participants, they take a maximum load of 12kgs per participant.
You may keep things you will not use on the trek at our hotel in Kathmandu.
What will the temperature be like?
Basically, the atmospheric temperature fluctuates between -10 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
When we are trekking, the temperature would be on the high. For trekking, our concerns are focused on sun and wind exposure. To protect yourselves, you can wear long trekking pants or convertibles, in case it gets too warm, and a dry-fit long sleeve top and have the rain shell or outer waterproof layer accessible.
You’ll need your fleece or maybe the down jackets for those who are more afraid of cold when we reach the lodgings or at night to keep warm.
How much money should we bring?
You will need to carry Nepali Rupee if you decide you want to more shower than 3 times or have additional hot water on the trek. At the trekking lodges, you may wish to buy specialty menu items as well, or pick up souvenirs on the trek. Shopping can be done on your last day in the Thamel area.
What about Acute Mountaineering Sickness (AMS)?
AMS occurs to different people differently at different altitudes due to our tolerance level.
Signs of AMS include Dizziness, Nausea, Loss of Appetite, Fatigue or weakness, Shortness of breath, Drowsiness, and Fluctuation.
Peripheral Edema (Swelling of extremities)
Fluctuation in body temperature
Prevention of AMS:
Adequate REST prior to the trip.
Adequate HYDRATION during the trek or activity. (It is alright to keep going to the look, it is good for you)
Adequate SALT AND SUGAR in your bloodstream. (Basically, EAT)
Adequate WARMTH. (Keep yourself warm and try to not lose as much heat as possible to maintain bodily functions)
PROPER BREATHING. (Breathe deep into the diaphragm, breathe slow and steady. Breathe through your nose. Do not pant.)
PROPER EXERTION. (Go at a constant, manageable pace, do not chase after the person in front, and try not to keep stopping and starting)
All in all, sound out when you do not feel well. We are only human.