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Annapurna Sanctuary AS

Visiting: Nepal
Trip Duration 15 Days

Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

Discover a world of breathtaking mountain peaks on this exciting expedition to the vast natural amphitheatre of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Leaving the foothills behind we pass under the great bulk of Machhapuchhre and spend two nights at Base Camp. After the trek, take time to explore the lakeside town of Pokhara and busy streets of Kathmandu.

Tour Highlights

  • Annapurna Sanctuary trek - Trek through stunning mountain scenery to reach the Sanctuary's natural amphitheatre
  • Pokhara - Relax after the trek by the lakeside or visit the nearby Tibetan village and Buddhist Monastery
  • Kathmandu - Spend time wandering through Durbar Square and exploring the capitals temples and stupas


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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    Join trip Kathmandu

  • 2
    In Kathmandu; sightseeing including Pashupatinath

  • 3
    Drive to Pokhara

  • 4
    Drive to Kimche; trek on stone steps to Ghandruk

  • 5
    Trek via Taulung to Chhomrong

  • 6
    Trek through rhododendron forest to Dovan

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    Trek past waterfalls and bamboo forest to Deurali

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    Trek to Machhapucchre Base Camp (3720m)

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    Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m); descend to Machhapucchre Base Camp

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    Descend to Bamboo

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    Trek to Jhinnu Danda via Chhomrong

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    Trek to KImche, drive to Pokhara

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    Free day in Pokhara to relax

  • 14
    Drive to Kathmandu

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    Trip ends in Kathmandu

Trip notes

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Annapurna Sanctuary
Why Book this trip
10 Reasons to trek Nepal with Explore

- Local knowledge: Over 30 years of experience in organising treks in Nepal and long established network of local partners throughout the country
- Our trek leaders in Nepal are consistently voted among the best Explore leaders anywhere in the world
- Our trekking ascent rates are carefully planned to be safe and fall within Wilderness Medicine Society (WMS) guidelines
- All our trek leaders are qualified in first aid and specially trained to recognise and deal with Altitude Sickness
- We carry a Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) on treks above 3000 metres
- On treks into extremely remote areas we carry a satellite phone for emergency use
- We support our trek crew by following the guidelines of the International Porter Protection Group (
- All our trekking staff, from trek leaders to guides, porters and cooks, are Nepali - revenues from our treks benefit the local people
- All meals are included on camping and teahouse based treks making them excellent value for money
- FREE Explore kitbag. If you trek with us in Nepal you will receive a free Explore kitbag when you arrive in Kathmandu
Included meals 14 10 8
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
6 nights Standard Hotel
8 nights Simple Teahouse
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Porter(s)
Maximum Altitude on Trek (m)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16