Annapurna Sanctuary Trek leads through the beautiful woodland of the Annapurna region. Exploring the alpine forest, green meadows, and several species of Himalayan flowers, you traverse feeling the rush of chilly winds.
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a popular trek that takes to the lap of Annapurna Himalayas. The irresistible beauty of this region will amaze you, and the memories that you make during the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 15 Days will always remain by your side. The trail passes through Annapurna Conservation Area right into the center of snow-capped mountains.
Annapurna Sanctuary trek begins from the lush lowland and gradually ascends to the foot of Annapurnas. The views of Annapurna I and all surrounding mountains & glaciers is unimaginable. The view that can not be seen in any other part of the world. As a matter of fact, Annapurna I is the first 8,000 meters above the mountain to be climbed in 1950 by a French team. The trek involves numerous ascents and descents, but the challenges are immensely rewarding as there are many alternative routes to the sanctuary as well.
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 15 Days is specially designed for those trekkers who want to explore the Annapurna Himalayas keeping themselves low. The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek itinerary is designed to involve you more with exotic flora and fauna of the region. We, Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition is looking forward to welcoming you to be part of this adventurous journey, where you get guided by an experienced team. We do make customized programs if our itinerary does not meet your requirements. Feel free to contact us anytime.
Thethings you will get to see & experience during the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Best Features of the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
- Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara – Nayapul - Kathmandu.
- Trek through beautiful rhododendron forests.
- Reach Annapurna Base Camp.
- Spend the night in typical Gurung Villages at Landruk, Ghandruk, and Chomorung.
- Experience a unique lifestyle and reach culture of locals.
- Get to see panoramic views of numerous Himalayan mountains.
Panoramic Views of Himalayan Mountains
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek offers incredible views of several Himalayan mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Tukuche Peak 96,920 m), etc.
Culturally Rich Villages
From the very beginning of the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 15 Days, you trek through many small and fine villages, where you will see the rich culture of the locals. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek allows you to experience norms, values, and ancient practices of locals. Several stupas, gumba, and chortens in the example of cultural richness of the region.
Annapurna Base Camp
Situated at 4,130 meters Annapurna Base Camp is the base of the world's tenth highest mountains Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). ABC offers captivating views of the famous Annapurna range and several other mountains. Passing through several villages, lush forests, and farmlands, you reach the Annapurna Base Camp.
Spend a night in beautiful Ghandruk village (2,010 m)
Located north-west from Pokhara, Ghandruk is a beautiful village resided by Gurungs. From the village, you can see stunning views of many Himalayan mountains like Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Annapurna III, and Mt. Gangapurna. Moreover, the village has also an old Gurung museum.
Things you should know before going on Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek difficulty
It is a moderate trek. There are several ascends and descends on the trail but not technically difficult. You walk for 5 to 6 hours or more than that each that, which does require good health and physical fitness.
Best time to go on Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Spring and Autumn is the best time to go on Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. The moderate weather and clear skies make the views tempting. Plus, Spring welcomes hundreds of floras, and Autumn says goodbyes to them making the entire region extremely beautiful.
Food & Accommodation during the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
You will stay in a 3-star hotel in cities or as per your budget. During the trek, you spend the night in a tea house or lodge. The facilities on the trail are basic that only allow you to survive the night.
The meals get served as per the menu of the lodge/teahouse. You can expect to find dishes like momo, noodles, sandwiches, bakery items, bars, rice, curries, soup, tea, coffee, etc.
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek cost
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek can range from USD 900 to USD 1000. The cost of the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek package depends on the facilities that you want to use during the trek. The more services you opt for, the higher the price for. Remember as you will be trekking the secluded region where there are no means of transportation, the price of everything gets higher than usual.