How to choose the best itinerary without missing anything of Annapurna Sanctuary?

  • Updated on Nov 18, 2022
  • Govinda Gurung

Annapurna base camp trek - 14 days is one of the most popular classic adventure trekking in the Annapurna region, this trek will be through the beautiful Ghorepani poon hill (3,210m) with the exciting unique culture of Gurung and Magar. The 14 days Annapurna base camp trek leads to the Annapurna massif and delightful mountain villages, where you can get the warm hospitality of the local community. We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure designed this Annapurna base camp trek (14 days) itinerary to explore traditional lifestyle, a glacier with icefalls valley, majestic mountain views, amazing sunrise & sunset, fascinating sceneries, and get an adventure lifetime experience. This ABC 14 Days Trek is recommended for all travelers who want to enjoy the mesmerizing view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range, it's considerably easy and any fit trekker can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. It stands at an elevation of 4,130m.

Annapurna Base Camp trek 14 days also known as ABC (Sanctuary) via Poon Hill trek is the remoted path of Annapurna where the journey heads towards extremely elegant peaks of the mountain range. This 14-day Annapurna sanctuary trek takes you through the cultural settlements of Gurung - Magar - Thakali, colorful rhododendron with Bamboo forests, rice fields, stunning landscapes, specials flora & fauna valley, an amazing viewpoint Poon Hill, and base camps of Machhapuchhre via Annapurna. This 14 Days Annapurna base camp trek route has comfortable trekking lodges and different kinds of meals, it offers a fascinating insight into the modern hill life of Nepal and the majestic surrounding Himalayan peaks. During the trek, you will feel excited to see close mesmerizing mountain views of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machapuchhre (6993 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), and many more peaks.

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The Route of Annapurna Sanctuary

This Annapurna Base Camp Trek package begins from Pokhara valley then ascent to the largest Gurung ethnic settlement Ghorepani (2,850m) and hike poon hill (2500m) for enjoying to see panoramic views of the ranges with sunrise. Leaving Ghorepani behind, You ascend the trail from Tadapani, Chomrong, Dovan, and Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Macchapuchhre Base Camp. Likewise, you accompany Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) massif and the deepest gorge in the world. Annapurna base camp is the main destination of this trek where you can enjoy with fantastic sight of glaciers and the nearest mountain ranges of Annapurna, Machhapuchhare, and Dhaulagiri. The next day you descend the same trail from ABC to Bamboo, Jhinu Danda Hot Spring, and drive back to Pokhara. In the most famous tourism hub Pokhara valley available different kinds of short adventure activities likes; paragliding, City tour, Ultralight flight, Bungee jumping, hot balloons, and many other activities. If you like to do any adventure activities let us know.

Highlights of this Annapurna Sanctuary

  • Sightseeing in the World Heritage Site; Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
  • Amazing sunrise and panorama mountains range views from poon hill (3,210m).
  • You accompany Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) massif and the deepest gorge in the world.
  • Exotic floras and faunas are throughout the trails.
  • Reach Annapurna and Machhapuchhare base camps.
  • Explore the Glacier and Icefalls valleys.
  • Enjoy the natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda.
  • Walk through the rice fields, colorful rhododendron forests, and stunning landscapes.
  • Wonderful 360 degrees Himalayan views of Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) Gangapurna, Khangsar Kang, Annapurna III, and Machhapuchhare.

Best Itinerary to explore the Annapurna sanctuary

Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu 1,300m

Day 02:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara 910m/7 hrs

Day 03:Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhe Dhunga 1,495m/4 hrs

Day 04:Trek from Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani 2,850m/6-7 hrs

Day 05:Hike to Poonhill 3,210m then trek to Tadapani 2,500m/7 hrs

Day 06:Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong village 2,020m/6 hrs

Day 07:Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan 2,600m/5 hrs

Day 08:Trek from Dovan to Deurali 3,200m/5 hrs

Day 09:Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via MBC 4,130m/5 hrs

Day 10:Return from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo 2,310m/7 hrs

Day 11:Return from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda Hot Spring 1,780m/5 hrs

Day 12:Return from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara 910m/5 hrs

Day 13:Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu 1,300m/7 hrs

Day 14:Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Departure

Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp is the best significant reason to choose the base camp of Himalayan, you can enjoy the mesmerizing mountains, glacier zone, and lap of one of the highest mountains. The Annapurna Base Camp is amazing Himalayan land in Nepal to get the experience of up-close peaks and golden sunrise. 

Machhapucchhre Base Camp

Machhapuchhre Base Camp plus the most attraction for Annapurna Base Camp Trek because the Machhapuchhre Base Camp lies at the foot of the iconic Machhapuchhre or Fishtail Peak. These base camps offer fantastic views of peaks and glaciers. 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Difficulty 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the short trekking trails in Nepal which leads you from Kathmandu city to the beautiful part of Mount Annapurna. In Fact, Annapurna Trekking is less difficult than Everest Base Camp Trek but you need good health, physical fitness, and confidence. You will start your trek from sub-tropical to tundra climatic zones where you pass the six different climatic zones. This Trek is perfect for those trekkers who want to walk at high altitudes and in excellent physical condition. Annapurna region treks are moderate to strenuous, you have to cross over 4,000 meters at high altitudes. 

Magical Landscape 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one rich region of landscapes. The wildlife glasshouse gives an ever-changing conformation of geographies. It's a tremendous rehearse geography at the bottom of noble mountain views with thick foliage of rhododendrons, bamboo, terraced fields, Gurung townlets, and pleasurable foliage and fauna. During the trek, you will get to see amazing landscapes with the beauty of nature. 

Poon Hill

En route to the Annapurna Base Camp lies the most wonderful and famous objective Poon Hill. Poon slope is an appealing perspective for partaking in the best perspectives on the Himalayan reaches. This point is renowned all over Nepal where excellent dawn and nightfall are seen. With tallness of 3210 meters, the location offers you shocking perspectives on the wonderful mountains including Dhaulagiri 8167 meters, Manaslu 8163 meters, and the entire Annapurna, and makes your excursion lovely and pleasant. You can pick the Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking bundle for a better experience!

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