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    Are you thinking about spending your vacations in the mountains? Then, join the Nepal Hiking Team for our Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. This journey takes you to the base of the mighty Annapurna and into the lap of the Himalayas.

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Durations
      11 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Moderate to Strenuous
    • Activities
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Max.altitude
    • Group Size
      Min. 1 Pax
      March - May & Sept - Dec

    Trip Overview

    This 11-day Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, also known as Annapurna Base Camp Trek, will take you on the most mesmerizing trip in the Annapurna region. The Annapurna Base Camp, at an elevation of 4130 meters, is a gateway to Mount Annapurna. This journey will give you memories that you'll remember for a lifetime.

    The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek has a fascinating background. It is encircled by the grand Annapurna range and Machapuchhre. This trek is especially renowned for its remarkable altitude variation and diverse ecosystem, making it a fantastic journey.

    The trail twists and turns through a dense forest decorated with pine trees, rhododendron flowers, cedar trees, and more. The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek also passes through terraced rice fields with unmatched mountain views. Soak in the richness of the mountains and get insights into the lifestyle of the local Magar and Gurung.

    The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is about trekking and learning about the local culture and traditions. You'll encounter small Buddhist shrines, Gumbas, and Chortensto to experience the serenity of this exotic tradition.

    While trekking on the route of Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), you'll be greeted by the breathtaking snow-clad peaks of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. This Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a remarkable opportunity to challenge yourself physically, immerse in its natural beauty, and explore the region's culture.

    Best features of Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

    • Enjoy the picturesque drive to Pokhara and the beauty of the hills on the road.
    • Stroll through the lush green terrace farms, cascading waterfalls, and swimming holes.
    • Visit the Annapurna Conservation Area, where you can see a variety of Himalayan plants, animals, and birds.
    • Encounter charming villages like Ghorepani and Chhomrong, where you can experience the Gurung and Magar people's unique culture and way of life.
    • At the guesthouses, indulge in a culinary journey from international to local delights, such as Dal Bhaat, Momo, and Thukpa.
    • Watch the majestic sunrise from Poonhill over the mighty Annapurna range and breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and other ranges.
    • Cross over suspension bridges and walk through the forests of rhododendrons.
    • Visit ancient Buddhist monasteries adorned with beautiful prayer flags.
    • Reach the Base of Annapurna at 4130 meters and feel a sense of achievement.
    • Take a quiet stroll around the lakeside or witness a vibrant nightlife in Pokhara.

    Extraordinary Journey to Annapurna Sanctuary

    Your adventure to Annapurna Sanctuary begins once you land at Tribhuvan InternationaI Airport. One of our members from the Nepal Hiking Team will be there to greet you. They will transfer you to your hotel where you can rest for your big adventure the next day.

    The trek starts with a scenic flight to Pokhara, a city of lakes. Once you land, you will drive towards Ulleri, the official gateway of your trek. The genuine excitement begins when you go through beautiful forests, waterfalls, and natural swimming holes to reach Ulleri at the end of the day.

    As our journey continues, you'll have the opportunity to share lasting connections with fellow trekkers on the route towards Ghorepani. Wake up before sunrise and go on a short hike to Poon Hill. It offers incredible sunrise views of the highest peaks like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and Machhapuchhre.

    After experiencing the majestic sunrise, we continue toward Tadapani before reaching Sinuwa. Along the route, you are treated to various landscapes and immersive cultural encounters, making each step of the adventure a memorable experience. The path then leads to Deurali, providing a peaceful overnight stop before climbing to Annapurna Base Camp through Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

    The trail dips and turns, beckoning us down. As you return from base camp, each step carries a bittersweet symphony of experience. Heading back, you'll descend to Bamboo Village, Jhinu Danda, and drive back to Pokhara to enjoy the evening at the lakeside of this vibrant city.

    The next day, you fly back to Kathmandu and watch the mountains go back behind you. Though the journey concludes, the memories remain within our hearts. The final day awaits in Kathmandu. The trip concludes the following day with our NHT member accompanying you to the airport for your homeward flight.

    Contact the Nepal Hiking Team today to secure your spot on our exclusive 11-day Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. This unforgettable adventure will take you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world.


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    Cost Includes

    • All ground transportation by private vehicle, including airport transfers
    • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • One night’s accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara.
    • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
    • Round trip flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu as per itinerary including departure taxes
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide and porter (Two Trekkers: 1 Porter), including their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, accidental insurance, etc.
    • Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, down jacket, and sleeping bag during the trek
    • Nepal Hiking Team T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate
    • A comprehensive first-aid medical kit
    • All treks require permits, including the Annapurna Conservation Permit, and make sure to bring a photograph. 
    • Government taxes & office service charge

    Cost Excludes

    • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary
    • Travel Insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa Fees
    • All kinds of cold drinks, including water, coke, Fanta, juice, etc.
    • WI-Fi internet during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Tips guide and porters.

    Cost and Date

    Start Dates refer to your arrival date in Nepal. End Dates correspond to your return date from Nepal.

    The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek set departure dates are tailored for the group joining option. If the -days Annapurna Sanctuary Trek departure dates don't fit your schedule, we can include alternative dates that better suit your needs.

    May, 2024

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