Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a wonderful trek where you will find yourself enriched in diverse cultures, dense rhododendron forests, and various breathtaking activities. The Annapurna region is surrounded by the glorious peaks of the Himalayas, and some of the most beautiful mountains in the world.
Our Annapurna Base Camp + Poonhill trek itinerary is designed with care which offers you the view of mountains like Annapurna I ( 8,091 m) Manaslu ( 8,163 m), Lamjung Himal( 6,983 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), and Machhapuchhre( 6,993 m). In addition to the luxurious view of the mountains, you will also find yourself indulging in various fun activities like hiking to Poonhill ( 3,210 m), walking across the rivers, and a quick downhill walk to a hot spring located just a few kilometers below Jhinu Dhada. After the long trek, dipping yourself in the hot spring and relaxing with the serene sounds of the river would be the cherry on the cake.
Our team has designed an itinerary perfectly suited for everyone. All along the routes, you will be guided by experienced guides, porters who will help you all along the way. If you are one of the adventurers who want to experience the full diverse trek, filled with glimpses of the most amazing mountains, rivers, and exciting activities, then this Annapurna Base Camp trek+ Poonhill trek would be the best option for you.
The trekking starts with arriving at Tribhuvan Airport. Next, drop off at the hotel for you to rest. The other day starts with a quick 30 minutes flight to Pokhara. There will be a bus waiting which will be heading towards Ulleri, a small village of the Magar, an ethnic group of Nepal. In total, this drive will take around 4.5 hours. Then, dinner will be served. The first day of the trek starts from Ulleri. The first trek, the route takes you through the Rhododendron jungle. The Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal, used mainly for medical purposes and drinks as well. The trek takes 3-4 hours to reach Ghorepani, a small village with beautiful little lodges. After lunch, the guide will take you to a viewpoint known as Poonhill ( 3,210m). Poonhill is a beautiful viewpoint, where you can see amazing peaks like Annapurna I ( 8,091 m) and Dhaulagiri( 8,167m).
The next morning delicious breakfast will be served and the team will be headed towards Tadapani( 2647m). On the way here, you will see beautiful forests, flowers, and an amazing hilly view. The team will halt here for the night. Day 5 will be a 6-hour hike towards Chomrong. From Chhomrong, we will be heading to Dovan. The next long hike will be from Dovan to Machapuchare Base Camp ( 3700m). Splendid view of Annapurna I, routes includes crossing through the Modi Khola river and reaching Machapuchhre Base Camp. For the next day, we will move from Machapuchare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp. From here, you will be able to see Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, and also Annapurna I. Moving on, we will ascend downwards towards Jhinu Dhada. Here you can also visit the hot springs near Modi Khola( Khola: River). Reminder: Take bathing suits, and towels changing rooms available down there. On the last day, we will be taking a short hike to Matkyu( 1500m). From there, you will take the bus with the team Pokhara. The next day, a direct flight to Kathmandu.
Our representative will be at the Tribhuvan international airport to meet and receive you.You will be transferred to the hotel. You will be having some free time today. Today we will be giving you a briefing about the trip, where you’ll get to know what to expect and all the required information.
We will be taking a morning flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 30 minutes. After we land in Pokhara we will then be driving towards Ulleri. Ulleri is a big village that is mainly comprised of Magar people.
Ulleri ( Magar big village ) commericializtion
Drive duration: 4.5 hours
Our trek starts from this day. The trail is easy and beautiful as we trek through the beautiful rhododendron forest. We will be having our lunch at Ghorepani, which is also our stop for the day. After freshening up we will be taking an afternoon hike to the Poonhill viewpoint. This Point is very popular among tourists as it provides a panoramic view of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri. The sunrise and sunset are the main attraction of this trek, as the view during this golden hour is simply spectacular.
3 to 4 hours trek through rhododendron jungle, have lunch, and afternoon hike to Poonhill viewpoint for sunset. 1 hour approx to Poonhill.
Hike duration: 5 – 6 hours
We will Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani through Ghorepani deurali, and banthati.
Hike duration: 6 hours
We start our trek steep downhill, crossing kimrong river which is Fresh river water. We will be stopping by Taulung which is also a good place to have lunch. We then continue towards Chhomrong. This village has beautiful local fields and sceneries.
We can see beautiful views of mountains such as Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, fishtail.
Hike duration: 6 hours
Crossing Chhomrong khola,we pass by sinuwa, bamboo, and reach dovan. Dovan is a small local village.
Hike duration 6 hours
We can get a clear view of Annapurna I from Dovan. We will follow valley trail, cross a few freshwater rivers. Through Modi Khola area, then pass by Himalaya Deurali, and small tea houses to reach MBC.
Hike duration: 6 hours
After enjoying an early breakfast. We will make our way to Annapurna Base Camp. We will be enjoying our time at the base camp for a while, then via MBC we return to Dovan
Total 6-7 hours hike
Our destination for today is Jhinu danda. We will be trekking through Bamboo, sinuwa, and Chhomrong. After we reach Jhinu danda in the afternoon, we can go to Hotspring for fresh hot shower, which is near Modi Khola.
Total Hike duration: 6 Hours
We are almost at the end of the trip. We will be trekking a very short distance today.
We will be hiking for 1.5 hours to reach matkyu and take a drive to Pokhara.
Hike duration: 1.5 hours
Drive duration: 2.5 hours
We will take an early flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the hotel.
You will be having some free time which you can utilize by shopping or visiting beautiful sites in Kathmandu or just relaxing for the day.
Our representative will help you with the required documents for your flight, and accompany you to the airport.