Fitness Level : Moderate Max-Altitude : 4130m / 13549.70ft
Country : Nepal Group Size : Min 1, Max 12
Trip Start : Kathmandu, Nepal Trip Finish : Kathmandu, Nepal
Meals : Breakfasts in Kathmandu and Pokhara, all meals during trek
Accommodation : Standard hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, tea houses on trek

What's Included

  • Airport transfers to/from hotel
  • 2 nights twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 2nights twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakast
  • 9 nights accommodation in standard, comfortable and clean tea houses on trek
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Fully, trained English speaking trekking leader
  • Assistant trek leaders (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) 
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • T Shirt, and trekking map which can be taken home
  • Road travel in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist coach
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Trekking permits and fees
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Trip Highlights

  • Uncover the customs of mountain life
  • Be swept by the stunning glory of the Annapurnas
  • Enjoy the hospitable stay at the tea houses whilst the trek
  • Immerse in the warm and colourful Kathmandu
  • Relax at the lakeside cafes in Pokhara

Trip Description

Annapurna Sanctuary trek is a legendary trek and is also regarded as one of the most popular treks in Nepal. This classic and spectacular journey will take you to the South face of Annapurna I also visiting the vantage point- Poon Hill, to view the breathtaking sunrise.

This 14 day trek that leads to the Annapurna Sanctuary commences arriving in Kathmandu spending a night before heading to Pokhara. In Kathmandu, if time permits, you can visit on your own some of the historically iconic landmarks listed in the World Heritage Sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square locally, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa and Boudhanath Stupa these places are worth the visit. A cultural discovery of Kathmandu before starting your trek to the Annapurna Sanctuary and Poon Hill.

Once in a lifetime experience of the renowned trekking of the Annapurna Sanctuary starts with a drive to the beautiful lake city of Pokhara. From there our pleasant hike traverses through the diverse Nepalese landscapes discovering customs of mountain life, getting up-close with the nature, natural habitats and the native inhabitants of the Annapurna region. The trails offers unmatched, scenic experience meeting world's most hospitable people, they charm you with their friendly smiles and generosity. On your 9th day we reach the Annapurna Base Camp our final destination feeling the joy of standing on the grounds of Annapurna’s Base Camp at 4130m.  The quench thirsting majestic mountains and spectacular panoramic scenery are all in front of your drooling eyes as you dwell from your Himalayan abode. So, we here at Wind Horse Adventures, your local Himalayan experts invite you on this trek and make your dreams come true with an incredible experience doing the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.

Please replace the trip descriptions the  previous one (Annapurna Base Camp Trek- 14 days) with the above with the new title Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Drive to Pokhara
Day 03 : Trek to Ulleri
Day 04 : Ulleri to Ghorepani
Day 05 : Early morning visit to Poon Hill, trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani
Day 06 : Tadapani to Chhomrong
Day 07 : Chhomrong to Bamboo
Day 08 : Bamboo to Deurali
Day 09 : Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo
Day 11 : Bamboo to Jhinu Danda
Day 12 : Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara
Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 14 : Final Departure
Important Notes
We reserve the right to amend the itinerary in cases of unforeseen circumstances: weather conditions, a health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc, can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The tour leader will make the changes for safety reasons and also to improve the trip as well as your experience. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, so one needs to be flexible if required.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1300m/4,264ft
After landing in Kathmandu at the airport look out for your name held up on a placard at the arrival gates. Our cheerful representative from Wind Horse Adventures will then promptly escort you to the hotel.  We are sure that a brief walk around the city will surely amaze you, and observe how Kathmandu embraces you with contemporary living combined with a traditional touch. Later, in the afternoon there will be pre-trip discussion on the trek in our office where you can meet your group, trek leader and the other members. You'd be able to ask questions to your trek leader and the management and also prepare for the trek. Have a sound sleep and relax, the adventure begins tomorrow. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
Day 02 : Drive to Pokhara

Altitude: 827m/2712ft | Drive 6-7hrs
Following breakfast, our adventure begins with a scenic drive to Pokhara offering views of rivers, terrace fields and captivating view of the Annapurna range as you near the city- scenic lake city. Feel free to take a stroll through the city in the evening or relax by the lakeside. Overnight in Pokhara.

Included meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Crystal Palace
Day 03 : Trek to Ulleri

Altitude: 2050 m/6725ft |  Trek 6-7 hrs
The day starts with a hearty breakfast, time to fill up yourself with energy for the trek ahead.   Following breakfast you'll be driving to Nayapul to commence the trek. For the first thirty minutes, walking along the banks of the Modi River through sub-tropical valley forest you reach Birethanti. Here we would stop for lunch. Thereafter, taking a left turn from the village you’d cross the Modi Khola (river) via a bridge towards Ulleri passing by Hile and the village of Tikhedhunga. The trek to Ulleri makes you climb the arduous 3200 stone steps upward, make sure you have the stamina for it. Finally, after this climb it’s time to unwind once you reach Ulleri. Overnight in Ulleri.

Accomodation: Kamala Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 04 : Ulleri to Ghorepani

Altitude: 2,750m/9020ft | Trek 4-5 hrs
Today, we trek uphill to the Ghorepani village passing through rhododendron forest; it’s beautiful in spring to see the flowers bloom. This village is definitely an important place to stop during the trek with many good lodges to halt for the night; the place even has gained popularity where one can buy local products and crafts. After the day’s walk we spend the night in Ghorepani in the upper part of the village from where you can enjoy, if the weather permits, lovely views of Annapurna South and Niligiri mountains. Of course, upon reaching Ghorepani you can start feeling chilly in the mornings and evenings. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Accomodation: Sony Hotel and Lodge
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 05 : Early morning visit to Poon Hill, trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani

Altitude: 2,700m/8,860 ft | Trek 7-8 hrs
You are in Ghorepani and don’t forget to be up with the lark to trek to Poon Hill (3,210 m/10,529ft).  From this view point the sunrise over the Himalayas is just too breathtaking and certainly worth the early morning rise. Hence, the Poon Hill trek has gained so much of popularity in the Annapurna region. So, one cannot afford to miss the stunning views of the snow-capped peaks of those majestic mountains that ‘s worth capturing in your cameras.  After spending the early hours in Poon Hill it’s time warm up your bodies drinking some coffee, tea or hot chocolate before going back to Ghorepani. Here you’ll have your breakfast waiting; finish your morning meal there is a ridge you’d have to climb trekking in the eastern direction. It’s time to trek downhill through rhododendron forests and en route you can get see some spectacular waterfalls before you reach Tadapani,, where you’d be halting for the night.

Accomodation:Hotel Grand View
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 06 : Tadapani to Chhomrong

Altitude: 2170m/7120ft | Trek 5-6 hrs
On this day be prepared to trek downhill from Tadapani, you’ll be encountering trail that is steep trekking through dense rhododendron forest.  Then, the trail takes you to terraced fields that are well cared and tidy. Next, there is a suspension bridge to cross before which you need to trek uphill steadily and pass by few cascading waterfalls. Walking uphill and downhill passing through amazing places your place for the night,Chhomrong, is reached.  You can certainly see how beautiful is the village so up close to the giant Annapurna massif. Overnight in Chhomrong.

Accomodation: Panorama Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 07 : Chhomrong to Bamboo

Altitude: 2310m/7578ft | Trek 5-6 hrs
By now you must have become used to walking downhill; this day also involves similar walking having to walk down on 2500 stone steps, then crossing the swaying suspension over the Chhomrong River. Then you’d trek uphill to Sinuwa, and the trail traverses a beautiful forest to Kuldihar, followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo.

Accomodation: Bamboo Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 08 : Bamboo to Deurali

Altitude: 3230m/10,595ft | Trek 4-5 hrs
Following breakfast, it is time to traverse the bamboo forest here you are hid from the sun most of the time; the area is damp and cold. The day has some steady climb sections that are steep; make sure you are wearing sturdy pair of trekking boots.  Once you have reached the Himalaya Hotel you can find yourself bathing in the sun again.  There are amazing views you don’t want to miss like the remarkable view of the glacial river while trekking.  After a steep climb you’d reach the Hinku Cave trekking through a drier forest. The trail here goes down close to the river and climbs to Deurali offering scenic view of the mountains getting closer. You’d be entering in the valley, that’s just too astounding with less vegetation with rock cliffs so steep above with cascading, silvery waterfalls. Overnight in Deurali.

Accomodation: Panorama Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 09 : Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp

Altitude - Annapurna Base Camp: 4,130m/13,545ft , Machhapuchhre Base Camp: 3700m/12135ft |  Trek 5-6 hrs
Today is the main day, so get ready for the exhilarating experience to reach the Annapurna Base Camp. The trail goes up a river bed then it steepens against the cliffs. Following a short trek you’ll reach Bagar. Now, be prepared for a bit arduous trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp- a real test for your legs. The views from Machhapuchhre Base Camp will leave you stunned the highlight being the grand, untouched Machhapuchhre with other peaks like Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna you cannot miss those views at all. As we approach the Annapurna we traverse alpine meadows and later the trail gently climbing up. The vegetation becomes sparse en route to Annapurna Base Camp with trail really wide when entering the Annapurna sanctuary. This is where the view of south face of Annapurna appears really up close which makes this trek one of the scenic experience. The are other  mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks from the Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

Accomodation: Paradise Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo

Altitude: 2310m/7578ft | Trek: 7-8 hrs
It’s our day to trek back to Bamboo. Watch out! It’s time to challenge if your knees are shaky while trekking downhill to Dovan though it’s less strenuous.  Then, trek uphill to reach Bamboo. Enjoy the beautiful, picturesque landscape which can indeed make you forget your tiredness. You’d spend the night in Bamboo.  Overnight in Bamboo.

Accomodation: Bamboo Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 11 : Bamboo to Jhinu Danda

Altitude: 1760m/5770ft | Trek: 5-6 hrs
After breakfast, be prepared to trek uphill traversing rhododendron, oak and bamboo forests. From Bamboo, you’d reach Kuldighar trekking uphill followed by trekking to Chhomrong River downhill. Here again there is the climb going up the stone stairs to Chhomrong. Then you’d reach Jhinu Danda descending downhill, this where you’d be staying for the night.  Of course, you if want to relax your tired muscles there are hot springs in the proximity of Jhinu Danda that indeed would be therapeutic. Overnight in Jhinu Dada.

Accommodation: Hot Spring Cottage
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 12 : Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara

Altitude: 827m/2712ft | Drive 1hr| Trek 5-6 hrs
So it’s time to trek back to Naya Pul from Jhinu danda, so you’d be trekking downhill and then the trail flattens till you’d reach Birethanti; the landscape is worth enjoying. The trek ends at Naya Pul where our vehicle would be waiting for you to drive back to Pokhara. Pamper yourself after the trek, spend leisurely by the lakeside and unwind but if still energetic there are shops to buy souvenirs to take back home. Overnight in Pokhara.

Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel Crystal Palace
Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu

Altitude: 1300m/4,264ft | Drive 6-7 hrs
Following an early breakfast, get ready to drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus.  Enjoy the drive which is indeed fantastic passing by beautiful Nepalese countryside of little towns, river and villages. Once you reach Kathmandu, check in at your hotel. Free to explore on your own, indulge in some last minute shopping or visit some UNESCO Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley.  It’s time to get triumphant of your journey, so a farewell dinner in the evening will be arranged for you. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation: Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
Day 14 : Final Departure

Our cheerful representative will drop you off to the airport three hours prior to the flight departure. The mystic land of the Himalayas holds many more secrets to be told. Come back again for another adventure visiting our spectacular mountains.

Included meals: Breakfast
Important Notes
We reserve the right to amend the itinerary in cases of unforeseen circumstances: weather conditions, a health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc, can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The tour leader will make the changes for safety reasons and also to improve the trip as well as your experience. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, so one needs to be flexible if required.

Want to customise this trip? You can contact us

What's Included

  • Airport transfers to/from hotel
  • 2 nights twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 2nights twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakast
  • 9 nights accommodation in standard, comfortable and clean tea houses on trek
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Fully, trained English speaking trekking leader
  • Assistant trek leaders (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) 
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • T Shirt, and trekking map which can be taken home
  • Road travel in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist coach
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Trekking permits and fees
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

What's not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photograph)
  • Extra night accommodation if required
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any optional activities other than above included ones during free time
  • International flights
  • Domestic flights to/from Pokhara
  • Insurance for rescue and travel
  • Personal trekking equipments, down jacket and sleeping bag (can be either bought or rented in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses (battery recharge, laundry, beverages, telephone calls,  if extra porters needed, shower, bottled and boiled water etc)
  • Gratuities for porters and guides
  • Services not mentioned in the ‘Trip Cost Included’ section

Accommodation

You will be staying 2 nights at Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel in Kathmandu, 2 nights at Hotel Crystal Palace in Pokhara, 9 nights at standard, comfortable and clean tea houses on trek.  Accommodation will be based on twin share accommodation basis. Single supplement will be provided on request which will be additional USD 140. Any solo traveller or opposite genders requiring single room will not be charge any additional costs.

Meals

Breakfast will be served in Kathmandu and Pokhara. All meals will be served whilst the trek. There will also be a Farewell Dinner hosted by Wind Horse Adventures. The meal can be selected from a well crafted multi cuisine menu.

The given prices are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

Wind Horse Adventures also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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Suresh PandeyTrekking Leader
Nepal
A well, trained guide with the experience to make trekkers have the best time during the trek making it memorable for them.
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Dol Prasad AmgaiTrekking Leader
Nepal
He is a trekking leader who believes in hard work and delivering his best to guests and making their trip an enjoyable one.
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Sudarshan DevkotaTrekking Leader
Nepal
He is a trained trek leader who has received good reviews from our guests praising him for his helpfulness and attentiveness.
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Pradeep KhadkaTrekking Leader
Nepal
An enthusiastic, trek leader and has handled several trips for us. He is a friendly, helpful and fun person to trek with.
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Bimal Babu ThapaTrekking Leader
Nepal
A humble trek guide with plethora of trekking experience under his belt. He wants to render his guests wonderful memories.
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Tulsi Prasad BhattaTrekking Leader
Nepal
An experienced trek leader conversant in many areas in Nepal with successful treks under his belt; he is truly a fun leader.
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The trek to Everest Base Camp with Wind Horse Adventures was one of the best experiences ever; had a highly, skilled trekking team.

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We are still remembering our tip to Nepal; feeling spiritually awakened and truly a life-changing experience. Thanks a lot to WH team!

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Ireland Melanie O' Connor

Excellent service in every aspect. We asked for a customized trek and we never expected to turn out so good - friendly, helpful, efficient and accommodating.

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