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Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking

A sacred valley ringed by enormous peaks, the Annapurna Sanctuary is a hidden glacial hollow that shimmers like a jewel in the mountains. This is a trek to a land of enchantment. No one can fail to be pressed by the diversity highlighted on this adventure. The snow-covered peaks of the Annapurna Himal, white water fun on the Trisuli river, and an elephant-back safari in the jungle offer a taste of Nepal’s remarkable pleasures.

We start at Pokhara, cross river beds and terraced hillsides, on trails disappearing into blazing rhododendron clusters and oak forest, to picturesque Ghandrung, principal village of the Gurungs. We go on to the deep narrow corridor of Mardi Gorge, entrance to the sanctuary , a spectacular mountain amphitheatre formed by the towering peaks of Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna I and III , Gangapurna, Glacier Dome and Machhapuchre. We pitch camp at approximately 14,000 ft, in the middle of these awesome surroundings. On return, we descend through the gorge and cross the Deorali Pass from which can be had a birds eye view of the Kali Gandaki valley. On a rest day normally planned for Ghorepani , a short climb up to Poon Hill is worth while to get a sweeping view of the entire western Himalaya, including the giant Dhaulagiri.

Glimpse on Itinerary
Day 01 : Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02 : Kathmandu
Day 03 : Kathmandu - Pokhara
Day 04 : Pokhara - Tikhedhunga (1577 m)
Day 05 : Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2855 m)
Day 06 : Ghorepani - Tadapani(2680 m)
Day 07 : Tadapani - Chhomrong (1951 m)
Day 08 : Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2873 m)
Day 09 : Himalayan Hotel - Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp
Day 11 : Annapurna Base Camp
Day 12 : Bamboo to Himalpani
Day 13 : Himalpani to Pothana (1980m)
Day 14 : Pothana - Pokhara
Day 15 : Pokhara - Kathmandu
Day 16 : Departure