Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

15 Days
  • Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
  • Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
  • Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
  • Annapurna Sanctuary Trek


Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is yet another most popular trek to the foot of the south face of Annapurna –  8,091 m. It is an easy hike through Nepali landscape along the Modi Khola. Ethnic Gurung people live here practicing their own culture. From this trekking route, 360-degree panoramic view of breathtaking mountains including Annapurna-I, Annapurna South-7,219 m., Bara Shikar, and Fishtail- 6,993 m. can be enjoyed.
The total duration of this trek is 12 days. The Annapurna  Sanctuary trek in Nepal is very popular. You can enjoy with  Mountain, People and their lifestyle. This Trek begins from the beauty of  City  Pokhara and continues to climb to Ghorepani and turn to the  Annapurna Base Camp side.

Trip Highlight

  • Magar and Gurung villages, and their own culture and lifestyle. 
  • Annapurna base camp, Machha Puchchhre Base Camp, 
  • View of sunrise and sunset 
  • Terrace rolling field 

Fitness level Normal
Trip Duration 15 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Tea House
Start - End Birethanti, Nayapoul - Phedi, Pokhara
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 4130 m
Trip Season Any Season(Autumn and Spring is Recommended)

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek Itinerary

Day-1, Arrival and transfer to the hotel by private vehicle and  evening welcome dinner 

After arriving at the airport, our guide welcomes you at the Tribhuwan International Airport, from there you are dropped to the Hotel and transferred by a welcome drink and dinner in the evening. If your flight arrives earlier, you can spare some time at the hotel or roam around Kathmandu, preferably Thamel and look for some souvenirs back home. Later in the evening, you are served with authentic Nepali food or dinner of your choice. 

Accommodation in Hotel

Snacks and Dinner Included

Day-2, Sightseeing in Kathmandu visit  world heritage site

Today is kind of a rest day as it doesn't contain more traveling, this day is more likely a day to prepare your documents and make sure you have enough gears for the trek. Furthermore, we still continue the day visiting different world heritage sites in Kathmandu meanwhile your documents are made ready. We are more likely to visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa or Pashupatinath Temple which is all listed on the UNESCO world heritage site. On this day you get the quick tour of Kathmandu city. Later in the evening, you can visit pubs and clubs around Thamel and get prepared for the early morning bus to Pokhara the following day. 

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-3, Drive or flight to Pokhara( 820m) Overnight in Pokhara(6hrs)

Today we drive to Pokhara on a tourist bus, the distance is 200km which approximately takes us around 6 hours. The roads to Pokhara are not less scenic, you can have views of Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna Mountain ranges at a distance on the way. It takes around 30 minutes to reach Pokhara by flight, which has a beautiful and scenic view of Annapurna and Manaslu Mountain range.

On reaching Pokhara, you are transferred to the Hotel on our private transportation. Pokhara is another city in Nepal which is also a perfect place for tourists to hang around. There are almost all adventure sports you can imagine in Pokhara, mostly you can find trekking friends and more number of tourists in Pokhara.  With a beautiful view of the lake Fewa, we end our day in Lakeside Pokhara with boating or chilling near the lake.

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.

Day-4, Drive to Nayapul (1070m) and Trek to Ulleri(2070m)5hrs

Day fourth is the day when your actual trekking starts, after breakfast in Pokhara we drive till Nayapul which is around an hour's drive from Pokhara. From Nayapul in Magdi District, we start trekking alongside the trail of Annapurna Circuit trek. We start our trek alongside the Bhurungdi Khola which is directly originated from the Annapurna Mountain. On the way, we grab our Lunch at Birethanti and walk furthermore. You will have the first view of Mount Machhapuchhere with two tops shaped in fishtail from which its name is derived on this day. We cross many waterfalls and on the way to Ulleri. We reach Ulleri after roughly 5-6 hours of trek.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-5,  Ulleri (2070m) to Ghorepani(2860m)4hrs

After taking Breakfast in Ulleri, we walk uphill towards North. The trail is made for trekkers with uphill mostly. The trial till Ulleri is mostly uphill only. We climb almost 900 meters on this day which takes us around 4-5 hours walking time but the rest time on this day is higher. The trial includes many suspension bridges and waterfalls which are frozen during the winter making ice hanging till almost 20-30 meters in the cliffs. Passing Banthanti and Nangethanti and taking our lunch on the way we reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a small village where most tourists going to Annapurna Region or Poonhill stay overnight. Passing Lower Ghorepani we accommodate in a Lodge in Upper Ghorepani. The distance between Upper Ghorepani and Lower Ghorepani is around 10 minutes.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Day-6, Wake up early Morning  and Climb to poon hill 3210m see the Sunrise  and back to the Hotel, Trek to Tadapani( 2630m)6hrs

At around 4 am we wake up and start trekking to the Poon Hill, it is almost an hour uphill climb to the Poonhill hill(3200 meters). Poonhill is a viewpoint of the whole mountain range of Annapurna Mountain Range and Dhaulagiri Mountain Ranges. You will have a fantastic view of the Mountains starting from Mt. Machhepuchhere, Mt. Hinchuli, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhauligiri and different other peaks of the region. Then we hike back to the Lodge and grab our Breakfast there. After Breakfast in Poonhill, we start our trek towards Tadapani village. Along with the view of Manaslu Mountain Range, we take uphill and Downhill via Deurali, Banthanti and taking our lunch on the way, we reach Tadapani after 5-6 hours of trek.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-7, Tadapani to Chomrung( 2170m)5hrs

In Tadapani, we have a majestic view of the Mountains, it includes the view of Annapurna Mountain Range and Manaslu Mountain Range. We take our breakfast with the view of the mountains. After Breakfast, we trek towards the Chomrung Village. Taking downhill and uphill several times, we reach Chomrung Villlage after trekking almost 4-5 hours. Chomrung Village is a Gurung Village with a few accommodations. Overnight stay at Chomrung.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Day-8, Chomrung to Himalaya(2920m)6hrs

On the 8th day of our journey, after breakfast at Chomrung, we head towards the mountains towards the Annapurna Base Camp. On the way we pass Sinuwa village at the height of 2340m,  Followed by Bamboo, we are more likely to take our Lunch in this village. After lunch, we pass the Dovan village and reach Himalaya at 2920m. On crossing the broken suspension bridge we reach the Himalaya village. It has a few accommodations where we are going to accommodate for the night.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-9, Himalaya to ABC(4130m) 6hrs

From Himalaya, we trek towards our main destination that is the Annapurna Base Camp, Passing Machhepuchhere Base Camp at the elevation of 6993 meters we reach the Annapurna Base Camp and have a 360 degrees view of the mountains. The sunset view at the face of the Annapurna 1st mountain is spectacular at the Annapurna Base Camp. We will be sighting it at the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, and preparing for overnight. 

Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-10, See the Sunrise  and around ABC and trek down to Bamboo(2310m)6hrs

Early morning we view golden sunrise view at the Annapurna Base Camp at the almighty Himalayas, after that, we take our breakfast at the Base Camp only and trek back to Bamboo village. The trek takes us around 6 hours today passing MBC, Deurali, Himalaya and Dovan Village on the way. Overnight Stay at Bamboo.

Accommodation in Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-11, Bamboo to Jhinu Danda(1780m)5hrs and Visit Natural Hot spring

Today we trek through Rhododendron forest along the way in the trail till Jhinu Danda where you can take bath at natural hot spring grabbing a Beer. The Natural hot spring has facilities of bathing and swimming in the pool. We relax a little from our tiring trek from the Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight Stay at Jhinu Danda.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-12, Trek to  Nayapul1070m and Drive  back to Pokhara (820m)

Today we trek back to Nayapul which takes us around 4 hours and from there we drive back to Pokhara, it takes 1 hours drive from Pokhara. On Pokhara, you can try adventure sports like the Bunjee Jump, Para Gliding or other water sports of your choice. Visiting Pubs and Clubs in Pokhara, we end our trek on this day.

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day-13 Drive   to Kathmandu (1450m)

Today after grabbing our breakfast, we take a tourist bus back to Kathmandu or Fly to Kathmandu. The roads are the same yet you will have some spare time around the Thamel after reaching Kathmandu.

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day-14, Drive to international Airport and final Departure

Checkout from the hotel. And we end our trip with you dropping at the airport and seeing you goodbye and wishing for a safe flight back home. 

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast Included.


√ Airport pick up and drop by  private vehicle 

√ Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

√ Private Guided tour in Kathmandu Valley 

√ 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast

√ 2 Night  hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast

√ One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

√ Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

√ Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

√ Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks during treks

√ Insurance for all staffs

√ First Aid Kit 

Not Included

× International flight and Nepal Visa Fee

× Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara except  Breakfast

× Personal expenses (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills, etc)

× Temple/Monastery entrance fees

× Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek

× Travel Insurance and rescue 

× Late arrival and late departure extra night

× Tip to Guide and Porters


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