Annapurna Sanctuary Trek ( Via Gorepani )-17 Days 17 Days

USD $1200/Person
Trip Code : KAT/ANA04
Accomodation : Lodge and Guest house
Duration : 17  Days
Grading : Moderate
Max Altitude : 4130
Activity : Natural wonders
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu

Overview

Annapurna Sanctuary trek is a one of  mostly choiced one part of Annapurna region's  trip. It is a spectacular journey on foot to the south face of Annapurna 1 with high basin lying north of Pokhara. Our Itenerary is designed for relaxed  manner.After 6 hours  drive  from Kathmandu to Pokhara and  another 1.5 hour drive  from Pokhara to Nayapul ,our  trek starts to move ahead. Breathtaking Himalayan views  during the trek and experience the sunrise over the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges from Poon Hill makes  your trip absolutely amazing.After enjoyed  wonderful  view of wide himalayan range trip moves towards Annapurna Basecamp   to explore the Mountain  in  very near distance follwing thick jungle walk with exploring varieties vegetation and sounds of birds makes  trip obviously unforgetable.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • various cultures and traditions of gurung community
  • City tour of Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Annapurna basecamp ( Where lodges are very close to mountains)
  • Various types of himalayan flora and fauna
  • Poon hill, from where beautiful scenery of Annapurna himalayan range
  • Flight From Pokhara with beautiful scenery

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1400 Mtr/4592 Ft)


    Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airort, Our  airport  representative will be there with name board  and drop us in hotel. After check in we may roaming out in Thamel,tourist hub in Kathmandu for some shoping of clothes or gears. . There will be a full trek briefing this evening .After that We will host the welcome dinner in excellent nepali restaurant.
 

Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for trek


     After the breakfast our city tour guide with luxury vehicle will come to pick you up for the city sightseeing of some UNESCO world heritage sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of PashupatiNath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (BouddhaNath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world  for  half day.After that your free time for leisure and gear preparation for the trek.( Exchanging the money,shopping, gear check etc)
 

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara to nayapul , and Trek to Ulleri( 1960 Mtr/6400 Ft)


     Our Journey begins today to western side of Nepal by drive in luxury vehicle to Pokhara, It takes about 6-7 hours.After get to Pokhara  we head  to  northward  via Vehicle for 2 more hour  till place called Nayapool. Our treks begins from Nayapool towards ulleri. We start our trek by following the Burungdi Khola upstream. After crossing  Tirkhedunga we start the long steep climb up a stone staircase through the neatly terraced hillsides to the top of Ulleri. Where we stop for the night stay.
 

Day 4: Trek to Gorepani (2855 Mtr/9364 Ft)


     The trail starts with entering rhododendron forest, passing many stone staircases, the mountain started to appear. We continue up through Gorepani where we  arriving on lunch time.
 

Day 5: Trek to Banthati(2194 Mtr/7196 Ft)


      Early in the morning quick hike up to Poonhill view point, which takes 40 minutes walks from Gorepani. Spend there for moments to explore the views and take photos. As the sun emerges from behind the mountains the sky glows red and pink in the first rays of the sun and the panorama is surely one of the world's great mountain vistas.  After get down to Gorepani again , we take step towards Banthanti, Very quite place to stay. The trails goes steep climb about one hour in forest, then steep down all the way down to Banthati.
 

Day 6: Trek to Chuile (2050 Mtr/6724 Ft)


     Today easy walk, we start to steep Descending further to a small stream about 20 minutes , we cross a bridge and climb back up to 2,690m at Tadapani, then after tadapani our trail goes all way down entering in forest. We are arriving in place called chuile which is best place to stay in  peaceful environment and beautiful viewed place with lovely garden.
 

Day 7: Trek to Chomrong (1950 Mtr/6396 Ft)


     We starting our day with steep descent through the forest  to  the bridge to cross the river then steep climb brings us to Chomrong, one of the big Gurung village and final permanent settlement in the valley, which is located in the downhill from where we have a good view of Mount Annapurna south and  Mount Machhapuchre .
 

Day 8: Trek to Bamboo(2310Mtr/7577 Ft)


     After the breakfast our day starts with steep descent for the first  two hours in long stone staircase.  we cross the bridge over  Chomrong khola then steep climb up to Sinuwa. Again descending down from Sinuwa and entering in thick forest of Bamboo with gradual up brings us in place named Bamboo where we spend the night.
 

Day 9: Trek to Machapuchre Basecamp(3700 Mtr/12136 Ft)


   The trail continues up through the forest, passing the lodges at  place named Himalaya Hotel. From here the trail gets steeper and rockier crossing a ravine, the trail continues to climb steeply among boulders, leaving the trees behind us , Going to be  bit tougher days ahead because of the altitude. The trail continuely goes through some forest with steeper. From Deurali there are two trails. We use the trails with seeing condition of the trails. Both trails finally meet In Machapuchre basecamp.  After  one hour trail goes on flat lands along the river until we have steep climb up to Machapuchere basecamp.
 

Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Basecamp(4130Mtr/13546 Ft)


   We turn to the north west  from MBC, Start in early morning to  climb gradual i pastureland towards Annapurna Basecamp, surrounded by the snow capped peaks of some of the highest mountains in the world. Spend  whole day in this place to  watch the sunset  and overnight stay in Annapurna Basecamp.
 

Day 11: Trek to Dovan(2500Mtr/8200 Ft)


    We wake up quite early in the morning to take a picture of sunrise of panoramic views of Mount Annapurna, Gangapurna, Machapuchre, Ten peak and so one. The main attraction of the Annapurna basecamp trek is to explore the views of mountain very closely. After exploration and taking photos we have breakfast then we retrace our steps towards down valley , Entering the forest, we descend slowly and carefully on a rocky trail through Himalaya and Dobhan  where we spend the night.
 

Day 12: Trek to Lower Sinuwa(2340 Mtr/7675 Ft)


     Our  walks begins with lots of up and down, climb up to Sinuwa then steep descent down until lower Sinuwa, where we spend the night with the view of lower valley.
 

Day 13: Trek to Jhinu Danda(1450Mtr/4756 Ft)


    Start the day with  descend walk from Sinuwa all the the way to Chomrong river to cross the suspension bridge, then again steep climb of stone staircase all the way to top of chomrong village. Chomrong village is the big gurung village which is located in downhill. From Chomrong we again descent down to  Jhinu danda where we spend the night. There is natural hot spring just below the Jhinu which is 15 minutes far down. We go there for some hot bath.
 

Day 14: Trek to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara


    Our final day of trek, We just descent down from jhinu Danda about 30 minutes then gradually  down. We follow the valley down to the road head at Sinwai. It depends on condition of road, if road is fine,our vehicle will pick up from here, otherwise we should walk all the way  down  to Nayapool to catch up the vehicle to drive to Pokhara.
 

Day 15: Rest and Sightseeing in Pokhara


     Pokhara is one of  the beautiful city of nepal , having lots of beautiful natural features as well as many kinds of adventure activities such as ultra light flying,boating, paragliding, bunjee jumping, Zip flying and so on. We can roam out for these varieties of activities in pokhara. We have sightseeing rest and sightseeing day in pokhara  for various places as  World peace pagoda, International mountaineering museum, Davis falls etc. You can do activities above as your interest.
 

Day 16: Flight to Kathmandu


    After the breakfast, we will be again transfer to airport for the  flight to Kathmandu. Trip is over now, you can take your own time for shoppinp,sightseeing and relaxing in Kathmandu.Thamel area is full of shops and restaurants and coffee shops for those who want a more relaxing day.We will have the farewell dinner in typical  Nepali restaurant  with nepali cultural music and dances to celebrate the successful completion of our journey.
 

Day 17: Final Departure


     You will be transfer to airport for final departure to homeland.
 

What's included

  • All airport/hotel pick ups and drops within Nepal
  • Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • All trekking permits , TIMS card,Government and local taxes for the trek
  • All Meals (Breakfast , Lunch and DInner ) During the trek
  • 3 Star hotel accomodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable vehicle as per the itenerary
  • An experienced English speaking and government licensed trekking guide
  • Porter Services(2 Trekkers : 1 Porter)
  • Medical kit incase of Emergency
  • Insurance for Nepali Staffs
  • Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket for the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Staffs Cost including their Salary, food , accomodation and equipments

What's not included

  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Personal Trekking gears
  • International Flight fare
  • Lunch and Dinner in the city , extra night accomodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival or late departure and early return from the trek due to any reason than the scheduled itenerary
  • Any rescue cost
  • Tips for Guide and Staffs
  • Personal Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses as phone calls, laundry , Bar, Battery charge, extra porter, shower and bottled or boiled water
  • Helicopter charter flight
  • Excess baggage charges ( can be carried only 15 Kg including in Airfare)

Good to Know

Head
  • Warm Hat
  • Cap
  • Face Mask / Muffler

Upper Body:
  • Wind stopper/Waterproof Jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket/ trousers
  • Thermol
  • T-shirts
  • Woolen gloves/Water/wind proof gloves

Lower Body
  • Trekking Trousers(light weight long Paint)
  • Underwear
  • wind stopper/waterproof Paint
  • Fleece or woolen pants
  • Thin Lightwear/heavy poly or wool Socks
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Boot
  • Gaiters
  • Spare Shoes

Accessories
  • Medium Rucksack (50-70 Ltr)
  • Small Day Pack
  • Personal Medical Kit
  • Chapstick/Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Large Duffel bag
  • Trekking Pole
  • Spare batteries for Camera and Flash Light
  • Hand Towel
  • Head lamp with extra Batteries
  • Sun Glasses with UV protection
  • Suitcase (For stored in Kathmandu hotel for not needed   items for trek)

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