Classic Nepal “Annapurna Sanctuary” Trek (20 days)
Classic Nepal “Annapurna Sanctuary” TrekThis most interesting and highly praised trek brings you to the base camp of Annapurna I. The more important topic – the route, provides you the information about our varieties of natural and cultural diversity. Breathtaking views of Annapurna range, picturesque Magar and Gurung (the brave Gurkhas) villages, romantic paddy fields, beautiful rhododendron forests, dramatic landscapes are the Major attraction of this trek.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable. Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however things can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to make during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.
While the trek is designed for lodge to lodge arrangement, our professional mountain guide and porters handle everything. The meal will be provided in the available restaurant enroute and accommodations in the available lodges (with most of the days hot/cold shower) on the way.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu Valley with Private vehicle and tour guide
Day 03: Drive to Trishuli River (4 hr) for a day rafting tip. Arrive on the river and rafting for about 3 hours, and continue drive to Pokhara and overnight at hotel
Day 04: After Breakfast drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (40 Km north-west of Pokhara) by private bus and trek uphill to Tirkhedhunga-1577m (3-4 hr)
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani-2850m (6 hr)
Day 06: Excursion to Poon Hill-3200m and trek to Tadapani-2540m (6-7 hr)
Day 07: Trek to Chhumrong-2300m (5-6 hr)
Day 08: Trek to Dobang-2630m (6 hr)
Day 09: Trek to Deurali-3237m (6-7 hr)
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp-4110m (5-6 hr)
Day 11: Excursion around Annapurna Base Camp
Day 12: Trek back to Bambo-2400m (5-6 hr)
Day 13: Trek to Sinwa 1700m (5-6 hr)
Day 14: Trek to Deurali 2700m (5-6 hr)
Day 15: Trek ends at Phedi and drive back to Pokhara
Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to the Chitwan National Park,
Day 17: Full day wildlife activities such as Elephant back safari, Jungle walk, Canoeing, Bird watching, Culture program etc.
Day 18: After all jungle safari activities drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu by tourist bus .
Day 19: Full day free in Kathmandu.
Day 20: Transport to the airport and fly out
The cost includes the following services:
Kathmandu airport transfers
Twin sharing accommodations in 2 star standard hotel on BB basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu valley with English speaking guide
Meals-3 times a day in available restaurant in route during the trek
Guide, Porter allowance and insurance
Annapurna conservation area entrance permit (ACAP)
TIMS Card for entrance permit
Land Transfer Pokhara-Chitwan and Chitwan-Kathmandu by tourist bus and Kathmandu- Pokhara -Nayapul, Suikhet Phedi-Pokhara by chartered bus·
Accommodations and all activities at camp in full board at Chitwan including national park fee.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
Cost does not include:
Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu or in Pokhara
Kathmandu airport departure tax
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, personal souvenirs, etc.