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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
TRIP FACTS
DURATION15Nights/16 Days
TRIP GRADE
BEST MONTHAll around the year except the rainy season (June
PRICE FROMN/A

ITINERARY

Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival - 1300m
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmand and meet, assist and transfer to the hotel by our representative. Welcome drinks on arrival and briefing of tour program by one of the representative from Aarya Village Travel.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing (B)
After breakfast start full day sightseeing in UNESCO heritage sites. Sightseeing at Bouddhanath Stupa- is a very important religious site for the followers of Buddhism. It is located northeast from the Kathmandu city center. The Stupa is regarded as the centre of faith for the Buddhists. This is also the largest Stupa of Nepal. The Stupa rich in Buddhist arts and cultural heritage is also a popular pilgrimage site; Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries and Patan Durbar Square- Enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites is a distinct place for arts and architecture that reflect on each temple, monument and palace building that were mostly built during the Malla period between 16th, 17th and 18th century. The square offers myriad opportunities for visitor willing to study and research artistic and architectural masterpieces, history and culture of Patan. Rest of the time is free on your own.

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Day 3: Kathmandu- Pokhara 900m (B)
After Breakfast, fly or drive to Pokhara. It is 25 min flight and 6 hours drive from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. Check in hotel. Evening enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake waters.
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Day 4: Pokhara - Hiley - 4 hours drive (B, L, D) 
After breakfast, the guide escorts you and drive to Nayapool – 45km / 1 and ½ hour’s drive from Pokhara in private car. Start trek to Hiley. After 15- minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that has many shops & teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola.From there, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hiley at 1495m.

Day 5: Hiley - Ghorepani - 6hours walk (B, L, D)
Today’s journey begins after breakfast as usual. The journey from Hiley to Tikledhunga- 1525m is easy. Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with steep climb to Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m. Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti at 2460m. After an hour walk brings you to Ghorepani at 2775m.Overnight at Guest House.
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Day 6: Ghorepani – Poonhill - Tadapani - 6 hours walk (B, L, D)
This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here you will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Deurali and to Tadapani. From Ghorepani to Deurali there is steep up route and straight up trail so the journey will be quite difficult. But from Deurali to Bahnthali there is a straight jungle route so the journey will be quite easy. We can also see monkeys and Langur sometimes. We will reach to Tadapani. Tadapni is at 2570m height.
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Day 7: Tadapani - Chhomorong - 4 hours walk (B, L, D)
You can also see beautiful sunrise from Tadapani. From Tadapani you will go to Chhomorong through Chaile, Gunjung. From Tadapani to Kimsung Khola, you have to walk down the Kimsung River, then the route is steep up to Gunjung school then you reach Gunjung village. From Gunjung you have to walk straight up route and you will reach Chomoorong. Today’s lunch is at Gunjung. Chhomorong is at 1900m height.
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Day 8: Chomorong - Dovan - 5 hours walk (B, L, D)
We reach Dovan from Chomorong through Sinuwa and bamboo. From Chomorong we have to go steep down the Chomorong River then the route is steep up till Sinuwa. Then by crossing the straight jungle walk we reach to Bamboo. Then we have lunch at Bamboo and then again start the journey of jungle walk and finally arrive Dovan. Dovan is at 2580m height.

Day 9: Dovan – Deurali - 4 hours walk (B, L, D)
We have a silence jungle walk from Dovan to Himalaya because there is a temple in between the Jungle so it is believed that disturbance and big noise is not allowed at the jungle. You can also see many waterfalls during the journey from Dovan to himalaya. From Himalaya you have to walk steep up then you will reach Hinku- Lake. Deurali seems to be near the Dovan, it takes 40 minutes walk from Hinku- cave to Dovan. Deurali is at 3250m height.

Day 10: Deurali - ABC - 5 hours walk (B, L, D)
From Deurali we have to walk straight up then reach to MBC. From MBC, we trek straight up trail which lead to ABC. During the trek from Himalaya to ABC there might be some Avalanches, so you must be aware of that while walking. As much as we go upward from MBC we can see more mountains. From ABC you can see many mountains like Annapurna 1, Annapurna south, 12 peaks, Tent Peak, Singuchuli, Gandarvachuli, Macchhapuchhre etc. you can also see Glacier near ABC. ABC is at 4120m altitude.

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Day 11: ABC - Dovan - 6 hours walk (B, L, D)
We can see a spectacular sunrise from ABC. After breakfast, we reach Dovan through MBC- Deurali & Hinalaya. If we reach Dovan earlier then we can go to Bamboo for sightseeing.

Day 12: Dovan - Jinuwa - 6 hours walk (B, L, D)
Today’s journey from Dovan to Bamboo is jungle walk. From Dovan, we go to Jinuwa by crossing Bamboo, Sinuwa and Chomorong. After walking 45 minutes steep down from Chomorong then we reach Jinuwa Guest House. Then you can take Hot Spring bath at Jinuwa. You have to walk 30mins steep up to reach Hot spring bath from the guest house from Jinuwa. Jinuwa is situated at 1650m height.

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Day 13: Jinuwa - Pothana - 6 hours walk (B, L, D)
From Jinuwa, we reach to Pothana through New Bridge, Himal Pani, Landruk, Tolka and Deurali. From Jinuwa to New Bridge and Himalpani we walk straight down. Then it is a straight up route from Himalpani to Landruk and Tolka. After having lunch at Tolka we have to walk straight down till Bhedikharka. By walking steep- up from Bhedikharka we reach Deurali. Then by walking straight from Deurali we reach Pothana. Pothana is situated at 1900m altitude. We see various beautiful mountains from Pothana.
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Day 14: Pothana - Pokhara - 4 hours walk (B, L, D)
By walking straight down from Pothana, we reach to Dhampus. Then we have to walk down from Dhampus to Phedi from where we take 30 minutes drive to Pokhara.

Day 15: Pokhara – Kathmandu (B)
After Breakfast fly or drive back to Kathmandu. Check in hotel. You will offer for the rest and refreshment in the hotel. Evening take you own time for last minute shopping and scrolling around the touristic places. 

Day 16: Departure (B)
Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Aarya Village Travel will transfer you to the airport for final departure to your home country.

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INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

    Includes Cost Includes:
    1.Transport in private vehicle with a/c
    •Airport transfers
    •One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
    •Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu in Tourist Coach
    •Pokhara – Nayapool and Phedi - Pokhara in private car

    2.Accommodations:
    •Kathmandu (3Ns): Hotel Arts or similar
    •Pokhara (2Ns): Hotel City Inn or similar
    •Tea House Accommodation during trekking (10Ns)

    3.Meals:
    •All breakfasts
    •Lunch: all lunches during trekking
    •Dinner: all dinners during trekking

    4.Trekking Package:
    •Tea House Accommodations, English Speaking License Holder Guide and all his expenses, all meals during trekking, hot water provided during breakfast, lunch and dinner time, trekking route map

    5. Guide
    •An experienced English speaking tour guide for arrival assistance and during sightseeing in Kathmandu

    6.Taxes, Service Charges and Permits:
    •All the applicable services charges, government taxes, ACAP, TIMS
    Excludes Cost Excludes of above program:
    1.International Airfare, Nepal VISA Fees ($25 per person), Excess baggage charge in Domestic flight, Travel Insurance
    2.Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    3.Cost for Porter: USD 30 per porter per day who can carry maximum 30 kg of luggage
    4.Meals not listed in the itinerary
    5.Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc
    6.Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    7.Payment Transfer Charge
    8.Hotels check out as per the hotel rules.
    9.Any extra expenses incurred from flight cancellation or delay, sudden price escalations in hotels, transport, flight or any other items, any form of rescue

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