Feb 23 - Mar 3, 2018 | Change

Annapurna Sanctuary trek (9 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Highlights: Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk

Difficulty: challenging
Starting at $341 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$30.03 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $40 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Prices for groups of
Sherpana prices are based on group size. We refund you the difference if more people join your trek.
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Included Permits
  • ACAP
  • TIMS Card
Porters (optional $20 per day)
+ Porter Insurance $30 per trip

Porters available upon request. You can request a porter at anytime while booking or after booking your trek up to 2 days prior to the trek's departure. Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb) at a rate of $20 per day + $30 per porter per trip for insurance.

Guides do not carry any client's belongings if you want help carrying your personal belongings your must hire a porter or share one with someone else in your group.

This trip has optional side trips. Would you like to see the options?

For those with limited time, the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek offers a journey of shifting landscapes; from the lush middle hills to the cauldron of ice and rock at Annapurna Base Camp, referred to as the Annapurna Sanctuary for the high mountain walls that surround it. The trail passes through a steep narrow valley with Machapuchare (Fish Tail Mountain)] towering above the valley. The view at Annapurna Base Camp is awe-inspiring as you stare up at the whiteface of Annapurna I surrounded by snowclad peaks in every direction.

Available Side Trips

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Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Fri Feb 23 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Public bus from Pokhara to Dhampus Phedi (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $1
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Dhampus Phedi (1130 m)

Tolka (1700 m)

Landruk (1565 m)

About 6-7 hours from Phedi

Sat Feb 24 (day 2)

Chomrong (2210 m)

About 5-6 hours from Landruk

Sun Feb 25 (day 3)

Bamboo (2310 m)

About 5 hours from Chomrong

Mon Feb 26 (day 4)

Himalayan Hotel (2840 m)

About 3-4 hours from Bamboo

Tue Feb 27 (day 5)

Machapuchare Base Camp (3700 m)

About 3-4 hours from Himalayan Hotel

Wed Feb 28 (day 6)

Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)

About 2 hours from Machapuchre Base Camp

Thu Mar 1 (day 7)

Bamboo (2310 m)

About 7-8 hours from Annapurna Base Camp

Fri Mar 2 (day 8)

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 7-9 hours from Bamboo

Highlights: Ghandruk and Poon Hill
Difficulty: moderate
A moderate hike in the Annapurna region for those who want a taste of trekking without the high altitude. While relatively easy by Nepal standards, this trek still packs a punch, with some steep climbs and awesome views, including the famed Himalayan panorama from atop Poon Hill. Images from via Ghorepani (Poon Hill) Side Trek

Sat Mar 3 (day 9)

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 3 hours from Ghandruk

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethani

Public bus from Naya Pul to Pokhara (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Pokhara (827 m)

you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created