Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2017 | Change

Annapurna Sanctuary trek (9 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Highlights: Annapurna Base Camp and Ghandruk

Difficulty: challenging
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Starting at $318 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$27.53 /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 $17 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 $17 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.

Wed Nov 22 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Pokhara lake phewa peace pagoda
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

Thu Nov 23 (day 2)

Chomrong (2210 m)

About 5-6 hours from Landruk

Fri Nov 24 (day 3)

Bamboo (2310 m)

About 5 hours from Chomrong

Machapuchare fish tail peak from near bamboo
Sat Nov 25 (day 4)

Himalayan Hotel (2840 m)

About 3-4 hours from Bamboo

Waterfall near himalayan hotel
Sun Nov 26 (day 5)

Machapuchare Base Camp (3700 m)

About 3-4 hours from Himalayan Hotel

Machapuchare base camp
Mon Nov 27 (day 6)

Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)

About 2 hours from Machapuchre Base Camp

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Tue Nov 28 (day 7)

Bamboo (2310 m)

About 7-8 hours from Annapurna Base Camp

Machapuchare fish tail peak from near bamboo
Wed Nov 29 (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

Thu Nov 30 (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)

Pokhara lake phewa peace pagoda
you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created