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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek - 12 Days

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a mountainous region in the north central of Nepal comprising series of peaks which includes the 10th highest peak Annapurna I. Every ridge yields a Himalayan panorama, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Annapurna II, Ganga Purna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna IV, are hundreds of small and big peaks in the Annapurna region and you will enjoy with nature hot spring will provide you another attraction to have funny of the trek. Along with thirteen peaks above 8000m, range and 16 other over 7000m. The entire surrounding areas of the Annapurna region is protected by the Annapurna Conservation Area within the 7639km square range which is the first and largest conservation area of Nepal. Laying at the east of Kali Gandaki separating from Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I is considered the most dangerous mountain range in the world.
The Annapurna Conservation Area organizes several world class trekking. Annapurna base camp trek takes us to a journey to uncover beauty of various mountain range, untouched remote village and incredible forest region of the Annapurna. This trekking route provides us really enjoyable nature and culture also local peoples are inhabitants to the foreigner style. A trek of the narrow Modi Khola valley will bring you to the base of Machhapuchhre and into the Annapurna sanctuary. Here you will spend two remarkable days gazing at the snow covered peaks above you and th beauty of the landscapes around you. Once you position yourself on the Annapurna sanctuary the 360 degree views are breathtaking. The Annapurna sanctuary is a high glacial basin surrounded by eleven of Nepal’s major peaks and is accessed by a deep gorge that carves through this mountains.

Outline Itinerary (Annapurna Sanctuary Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Drive From Kathmandu to Pokhara 6-7 hrs
Day 03 : Drive from Pokhara-Phedi and start trek to Pothana (1890m), 4 hrs
Day 04 : Trek Pothana to Jhinu Danda (Hot spring (1,780m), 7-8 hrs
Day 05 : Trek Jhinu Danda to Bamboo (2,340m) ,5-6hrs
Day 06 : Trek Bamboo to Deurali (3,230m), 5-6 hrs
Day 07 : Trek Deurali to MBC – ABC (4,130m), 4-5 hrs
Day 08 : MBC-ABC to Bamboo (2310m), 6 hrs
Day 09 : Bamboo to New Bridge or Jhinu Dada (1760m), 6 hrs
Day 10 : New Bridge or Jhinu Dada to Pokhara 4 hrs
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Annapurna Sanctuary Trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.

Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.


Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1150

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu International airport, transfer to hotel.

On your arrival, you will be greeted by our representative of AlpineTrav Treks and Expeditions at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and make sure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel.

Day 2
Day 02 : Drive From Kathmandu to Pokhara 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and drive for 6-7 hours we travel to Pokhara by tourist bus, or car depending upon the number in your group. You will be walking through exciting panorama of river and landscape.

Day 3
Day 03 : Drive from Pokhara-Phedi and start trek to Pothana (1890m), 4 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

drive to the trail head to Phedi and ascend an exposed trail through tropical forest to Dhampus (1650m/5,400ft) for lunch: plus great Annapurna range views. The trail then gradually ascends for 2hrs along the forested ridge to Pothana.

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek Pothana to Jhinu Danda (Hot spring (1,780m), 7-8 hrs. Overnight at Lodge,

Enjoy a pleasant sunrise and follow the ridge to Deurali. From here, our trail descends to Tolka, a Magar village at 1,700m/5,575ft, before continuing to the prosperous village to Landruk: a perfect lunch spot.The trail then winds up the Modi Khola Valley to the quaint village of Jhinu Danda. Enjoy the hot spring on the banks of the river, below the village.

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek Jhinu Danda to Bamboo (2,340m) ,5-6hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Our trail today, climb to reach the crest of the ridge and then around to built on the steep hillside and has a few shops and several tea-houses, wooden lodges and the whole village has stunning, prominent views towards Macchappuchare (Fish-Tail Peak). We leave Chhomrong along the Modi Khola leaving behind inhabited foothills into the high step and wooded slopes of Himalayas. We cross the suspension bridge then trek up to Sinuwa Danda. The ascent from Sinuwa becomes somewhat flatter. The trail passes through thick and dark rhododendron forest up to Khuldighar. Then, we descend a long and steep stone steps into deep bamboo and rhododendron forests through which we reach Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo.

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek Bamboo to Deurali (3,230m), 5-6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

After breakfast, gentle climb of 1 ½ hrs walking, finally we reach our destination at Dovan, later crossing several avalanche chutes before reaching the small village of Himalaya Hotel for Lunch. As the altitude increases, forest gives way to alpine scrub and grasses. The valley walls steepen with the river raging far below. Explore the cave at Hinku before crossing a ravine and major avalanche track prior to reaching Deorali Overnight in Deurali at Lodge.

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek Deurali to MBC – ABC (4,130m), 4-5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

After breakfast, out trek continue through the breathtaking views into the sacred Annapurna Sanctuary gradually appear as the trail heads over a ridge and climbs to the Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3,700m/12,136ft). Another two hours slow walk up grassy slopes leads to the Annapurna Base Camp hotels on the Annapurna South glacial moraine: some 3,900m/12,800ft beneath the peaks crowning the surrounding ice walls. Overnight in ABC at Lodge.

Day 8
Day 08 : MBC-ABC to Bamboo (2310m), 6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

We move further early morning and witness the splendid sunrise over the peaks from Annapurna Base Camp. Then, we descend from Annapurna Base Camp via Deurali, Dovan and eventually reach Bamboo. We steadily, walk down to reach the valley where we again see the waterfalls that pours down from a high above. Tonight, we stay in Bamboo.

Day 9
Day 09 : Bamboo to New Bridge or Jhinu Dada (1760m), 6 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Departing from Bamboo, we have a vertical ascend up to the Kuldi Ghar then Sinuwa, following the stone steps that take us to Lower Chhomrong. After that, we ascend on the stony steps that lead us to Upper Chhomrong. From Chhomrong, we walk down to Jhinu Danda. Here, we will take bath at natural warm water spring. Overnight at Lodge in Jhinu Dada.

Day 10
Day 10 : New Bridge or Jhinu Dada to Pokhara 4 hrs. by drive. Overnight at hotel.

We leave Jhinu danda and move towards New Bridge and proceed to Kyumi village. We reach Syauli bazaar and then ascend to Birethanti. Walking further for around an hour from Birethanti we will reach Naya Pul. From Naya Pul, we retrace our steps back taking a locally available vehicle and arrive at Pokhara.

Day 11
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

Passing all the way through the striking countryside early in the morning and travelling for 7 hours we return back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be transferred to the hotel and rest of the day rest or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.

Day 12
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.


  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by private AC vehicles
  • Accommodation at Hotel Mount View with breakfast in Pokhara
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Well experienced and equipped trekking porters
  • Hotel/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Guide, assistant guide and porters’ insurance
  • Trekking permit and Annapurna Conservation fee
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure


  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Staff tips

Annapurna Base camp Trek – 12 Days: (Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1150
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1050 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1000 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 950 per person


The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses

During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters

Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner

A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper

Camera, battery etc
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 12 Days
  • Moderate
  • 4130 Meter
  • September - December & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private AC Vehicle
  • Hotel/Lodge

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