This trek ascends through picturesque villages to the center of the Annapurna range, offering dramatic mountain scenery. Standing in the middle of the Sanctuary, surrounded by towering snowy peaks ranging between 6000-8000m, sunrise and sunset are magical as you watch the sun dance on the peaks of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, and Machhapuchhare. The trail up is often steep and the Sanctuary trek is perhaps one of the more challenging of the teahouse treks. If you allow the time to ascend at your own pace this trek is open to the moderately fit.
1hour drive takes us to Nayapul ~ the starting point of our trek. We follow the river and then slowly ascend through rice fields to Hille (1475m) and stop for the night.
We start our day with a steep ascent to Ulleri (2000m) where we get our first view of the Himals. We then continue through forests of Rhododendron until we reach our destination - Ghorepani (2855m).
An early climb to the summit of Poon Hill (3030m) to watch the sun rise across a magnificent Himalayan panorama. After breakfast we follow a long ride through rhododendron forests to Deurali. We then walk through impressive river gorges with the chance to see Langur monkeys in the trees. Today destination is Tadapani (2680m)
We walk through a shaded forest trail, followed by terraced fields of maize and potatoes to Chomrong (2170m), the last permanent settlement in the valley. From here we have fantastic views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare.
This day we walk for 6 hours to Bamboo (2310 m) – the trail takes us through beautiful bamboo and rhododendron forests.
A 4 hours walk reach us to Deurali (3230 m) is a good place for acclimatization before heading to the MBC & ABC.
Slowly but surely we climb up to Annapurna Base Camp at 4130m. From the terrace of our lodge we can experience the immensity of the mountains.
Here the mountains views are even more spectacular. We then descend for 6 hours to Bamboo (2310m).
We re-trace our steps until Chomrong where we take a steep trail down to Jhinudanda (1780 m) Here we can enjoy relaxing in the Hot Springs.
We cross the Modi Khola river follow the trail to the famous Gurung village of Ghandruk (1950 m). In the afternoon we visit the ACAP visitor centre and cultural museum.
We descend to the river, cross over and climb up the opposite side to reach the village of Landruk. From here we have an easy stroll to Tolka (1700 m)
Today we leave the mountains behind us. A 6-hour hike and a 45-minute drive take us back to the relaxing Lakeside of Pokhara.
We provide bagpacks, crampons, and maps. Price Includes: Guide, assistants, 3 meals per day, afternoon tea & snacks, accommodation for the duration of the trek(2 persons per room).
However, during high season one room per two clients may not be always available. If this should happen we request our clients to be flexible and share a triple or room with four beds. Annapurna Park entry and TIMS fees, staff insurance, transport to and from the trailhead, two nights' accommodation pre and post the trek and a complimentary massage after the trek from Seeing Hands, a blind organization. (proud to introduce one of our product) and can supply 75 liters backpack for the main trekking stuff, light crampons, gaiters and trekking map.
Assistant - (maximum weight to carry is 10 kg for female assistant guide and 13 kg for male assistant guide).
Doesn't include: Soft beverages, air tickets & client insurance.
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Holy Himalaya (ABC)
Difficulty level : streneous
Bird watching in Annapurna Base camp/Sanctuary is popular destination for the bird watchers and nature lovers. Annapurna base camp is situated at 4130m above the sea level which lies in Annapurna region. There are many attraction like the panoramic views of Himalayas, diverse flora and fauna along the trail with amazing blending of culture and lifestyle.
Trek Duration : 9 -14 days
Trail Open : Oct-Nov and Apr – May
Level of Difficulty :Stereneous
Highest Point : 4400m.
Sunday to Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm