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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

Explore the mountain people and the Annapurna Sanctuary where you are going to see the Annapurna Himalayan range

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code TMG-AS100
  • Start Point Kathmandu
  • End Point Kathmandu
  • Trip Duration 14 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Activity Trekking
  • Region Annapurna Region
  • Trip Staff Trekking Guide
  • Transportation Private & Surface Transportation
  • Trip Style BLD
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max Elevation 4130m
  • Group Size 1-12 person
  • Accomodation Value
  • Trip Type Small Group Guided Trips
  • Best Time February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December

Trip Highlights

  • Moderately Easy Trekking Trail
  • Second best trek after Everest
  • The best sunrise viewpoint, Poon Hill
  • The best source to study Gurung culture
  • The Annapurna Ranges
  • The city of lakes
  • The city of temples
US$ 1250per person

Trip Overview

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is one of the best trekking destinations after Everest Base Camp Trek. This trek is in the Annapurna Region of Nepal. It’s is also being popular as Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The company offered you both. We had made slight changes in the itinerary. Normally we will follow the same itinerary but in Annapurna Base Camp Trek we have includes the sub- trekking trails that leads you to the beautiful traditional villages of the Annapurna region like Landruk, Pothana, and Dhampus. Where you are going to do Annapurna Sanctuary Trek in 14 days and Annapurna Base Camp Trek will complete in 16 days. It’s another trekker awaited routes. By following these routes, you can explore the traditional houses, Gurung Culture, Mountain views from different angles. 

While doing Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, trekkers are going to touch with all the aspects of the trek, such as hills, beauties, sub-tropical valley, glaciated alpine zone, hike, forest, sanctuary, and the base camps. If you think Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is about the mountains and culture, then you have thought rightly. Its moderately easy trekking trails. What you see while trekking is the majestic scenery that will trace on your mind. This includes the view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail 6997m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Mt. Annapurna South (7219m). These are just some of the few mountains. As you reach the base camps during the trek, you will see the number of mountains more than you have estimated, and what could be the happiest moment to you than this. Another happiness is when you spend a night in these mountains. This is once in a lifetime experience. To have it, perhaps now is the time to imagine yourself doing Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.

The trekking trail of Annapurna Sanctuary Trek from beginning to end takes you to a dense forest of rhododendron and bamboo, to fast flowing glaciated rivers, to suspension bridges, to the traditional village of the Gurung people and shows the old customs being followed even in the modern era. The scenery also changes from a lush forest to a grass pasture to rocky passes and ultimately includes only the breath-taking snow-covered mountains. In addition to these, you will also reach a famous viewpoint called Poon Hill which showcases a 360-degree view of the Annapurna Ranges. It is popular for sunrise view.

There are more other famous trekking routes in the Annapurna Region. You can check it and do it once in your lifetime. Some of them are Annapurna Circuit TrekTilicho Lake TrekMardi Himal TrekKhopra Ridge TrekUpper Mustang Trek, and Poon Hill Trek.

Accommodation

You will be staying at a 3-star hotel (Value) in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast with an attached bathroom, and at the best possible lodge or guesthouse during the trek. For more information on accommodation during the trek.

Transportation

In your trip cost, we have also included the transportation fare, so that you do not have to pay from your pocket when you are in Nepal. The fare includes pick up from the airport as well as drop off at the airport, including other transportation facilities like tourist bus or local bus or taxi in which part of Nepal you are traveling. You will be seeing us outside the airport holding the signboard of TMG Adventure when you arrive in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the late evening, we will straightly take you to the hotel, and if you arrive in the day time, you will take you to our office. For more information, you can check it in what is included section.

Meals

You are trekking near the mountains, that is, you are trekking at a higher altitude, so your body needs energy, and you will get the energy from the food you eat. The foods that we provide you have the right amount of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. We will provide you these in all three square meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Guides

All our trekking guides have done training on how to tackle with altitude mountain sickness as well as how to use the first aid kit. They are also taught to take care of the trekkers 24/7 if they are affected by an altitude mountain sickness or if they are sick during the trek. Emergency evacuation if you need, you will be provided a helicopter. That is the reason why our guides have 24/7 access to TMG Adventure in Kathmandu.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is a must because you are trekking near the mountains at an altitude of more than 3000 m. You must ensure in your country before coming to Nepal, before starting your trek. Please bring with you a copy of insurance, and your insurance policy must cover the medical expenses, helicopter evacuation from the altitude of 5000 m to 6000 m, and other things related to your health. Please give the copy to TMG Adventure. It will send the information to the insurance company if you use the mountain rescue operation, mentioned above.

Passport and Visa

Before coming to Nepal, your passport must have the validity of 6 months, and you can put the Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ on your passport at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. On arrival, the visa procedure is very quick and simple. For more information please visit this site: Nepal Immigration

On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry points

  •  15 Days- $30
  • 30 Days- $50
  • 90 Days- $125

and you must also bring 4 passport-sized photos. If you are from China or SAARC countries, a free visa will be provided to you.

Trekking Information for Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

Nepal is open for all seasons. You can do a trek and tour in different parts of Nepal. Those who are looking to do the trek in the best season, travelers can pick it from the below ones: The following are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal, and each of these has its charm, the one which is on the top of the list is the best.

  • Autumn season (September till November)
  • Winter season (November till February)
  • Spring season (March till May)
  • The rainy season (June till August)- Those who love green vegetation and the monsoon season can do the trek. It will also be adventurous if you like it. TMG Adventure can operate trekking and tours; we have done lots of trips in our previous record.)

As a trekker, you can do different types of trekking in Nepal, and they have been given below.

  • Tea House Trekking (Guesthouse/Lodge Trek)
  • Camping
  • Home Stay 

TMG Adventure listed different types of trekking experiences or styles along with Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. You can find it on our website. To make it easier here are the bunch of lists.

Trip Extensions

TMG Adventure is always reaching out of the best service to make our travelers happy. In this package you can see extension trips; these are optional add-ons or travel choices for you. The company has its regular itinerary and the cost details too. On the suggestions and consideration of our previous travelers’, the company offers beyond it. You can check it properly. At the time of booking, if you wish to extend your holiday doing markup in the trip extensions (extra add-ons or activities), you can mark it and book it. It depends on your personal choice. Beyond it, we also offer private and customize trips to those who are looking to do it on their travel requirements. Travelers can send us about the trip information by using our tailor-made trip/ customize trip forms or send us a quick inquiry. One of our travel planners will respond to it.

Walk miles for a good cause

TMG Adventure is not just a tour operator in Nepal but also a contributor for a good cause to our communities and the Himalayas people especially working on behalf of children where are abundant from education. Company work through FAN (First Act Nepal) It’s a team that works purely for our children. Support for their well-being through education providing child sponsorship programs. Assisting them in school uniforms, stationery, and school fees.

TMG Adventure donates a certain amount of its income to FAN annually, and the amount that it donates varies from year to year because the income that it earns also varies from year to year. Sometimes the income of TMG Adventure is high, and sometimes, it is low. Accordingly, the donation is made. As you embark on the Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking, you will be glad to know that you are doing some good and giving back to the community.

TMG Adventure also has a volunteering program, and if you are interested, then you can help these children through this program. For more, you can contact us via email, make a call, or visit our office. You can also be a part of encouragement by engaging and sharing your ideas in our project.

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Itinerary & Maps

Itinerary & Maps

Below is an existing itinerary; this is a standard itinerary of ours, but you can customize the itinerary to meet your specific needs. You can prepare the itinerary that is going to work best for you. Your itinerary should be based on your interest. You can make your itinerary unique by adding fun to it. Travel Max Guide gives the topmost value to your customized itinerary because it has experienced trekking guides to make itinerary better as well as make it easier for you to travel and have a good time in Nepal.

Welcome to the City Of Temples. As you arrive there, we will pick you up from the airport and drop you at the hotel. If you arrive in the daytime, you can roam in the streets of Thamel, if you arrive at night, taking a rest will be a good idea.

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    Value

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

Boudhanath Kathmandu Sighseeing
Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu is dotted with historical monuments. These monuments come under the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES. Some of these are stupas, some are temples, and some are palaces. Each of these is wonderfully designed and takes you to the past, as well as inform you how innovative and creative were Nepali architectures.

  • Accomodation

    Value

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

The early morning guide will come to receive at your hotel. We are heading off to Pokhara by tourist bus. If you like to drive in a private car or by flight. You can contact us. At the time of booking also you can pick additional services. Pokhara is a tourist hub. So, it has a lot of tourist attractions. Also, it offers a lot of tourism activities. Some of these are paragliding and bungy jumping. If you want to visit the touristy places of Pokhara, then one day is more than enough.

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    Value

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Tourist Bus

Pokhara Peace Pagoda
Pokhara Fishtail view
Additional Services
  • Private Car
    USD 110
  • Flight to Pokhara
    USD 119

Note: Due to the consideration of our travelers, here we offer additional services for your convenience. The regular price that is mentioned in the itinerary will be deducted and add the sum of the additional service picked by you. If you get confused or need help from one of our travel experts, you can directly send us an inquiry or write us an email at [email protected] We will respond to your email. Thank you

You drive from Pokhara to Naya Pul, the starting point of the trek. On the way, there are sub-tropical valley forests, steps, boulders, steepness, cliffs, bridges, and villages. There is also a village called Tikhedhunga, and you reach Ulleri via it.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Surface Transport

After breakfast, you head to Ghorepani by reaching Banthanti and Nangethanti. To reach these villages, you have to walk through oak and rhododendron forest, and it is in Nangethanti, you will have your lunch. The trekking trail that you follow is easy and gentle. This is how you reach Ghorepani, the village that shows the perfect view of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Ranges.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Poon Hill is a viewpoint, and it cannot be compared with other viewpoints of the Annapurna Region because it offers a rewarding and panoramic view of the mountains.

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    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

After breakfast, you follow a trekking trail that goes downhill, as well as to the forest of rhododendron and oak. In the afternoon, you reach Chhomrong, the village of the Gurung people. You will have a lot of time to explore the village. You will also see the fantastic views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre.

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    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

The down trekking trail takes you to the Chomrong Khola. This is followed by up trekking trail which takes you to Khuldighar at 2,380 m. There is a steep trekking trail, bamboo, and a gorge. There is also a rhododendron forest before you reach the Himalayan Hotel.

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    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Today, you reach the Hinko Cave, Deurali, and then Machhapuchhre Base Camp. The trekking that you follow goes up. It is after two hours trekking from the Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) that you reach the Annapurna Base Camp. From there, you see the Annapurna Ranges, the view is unobstructed and spectacular.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

The trekking trail is easy in comparison to yesterday. From the trail, you will see the stunning view of Annapurna, as well as other mountains. You will reach the Bamboo and the Himalayan Hotel. On the way, there is a forest of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Retrace the trekking trail. This time, the trekking trail goes down. It then heads to the Chhomrong. Walking through the villages. There are lots of tea houses in this village. You will be staying in one of them. If you wish to take a bath in Hot spring. You can walk down.

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    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

On the way, you will follow the Modi Khola. Crossing through the local villages. These are the prominent villages because some trekking companies add them to the itinerary of their clients. It is in these villages that their clients will stop for the night. The journey to these villages takes you to the sub-tropical valley, forests, and thousands of steps. After that, we reach Nayapul from where we will drive to Pokhara.

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    Value

  • Meals provided

    MAP

  • Transportation

    Surface Transport

As the scheduled time, your guide will take you to the tourist bus station. We are going to drive to Kathmandu. On the way, you will see the rivers, villages, small towns, and terrace farming.

  • Accomodation

    Value

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Tourist Bus

One of our representatives will drop you to the airport by private vehicle.

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

Cost and Dates

Cost & Dates

The price below is per person. If you have more than 8 people, then please feel free to ask for a discount. Those who love to do a single trip or a special trip with family, friends, and yourself, you can fill up the private journey or a tailor-made journey. According to your requirements, we will send you the price. TMG is happy to serve you very much.

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