Trekking Destinations > Annapurna > Sanctuary Trek (Annapurna Base Camp Trek)
The Annapurna region of Nepal, a couple of hundred kilometres northwest of Kathmandu, is reknowned for its blend of undisturbed nature, spectacular mountain views, and embracing culture. The Annapurna Circuit is typically rated as one of the "top 20" trekking experiences worldwide...Now that is an understatement!
This route is rich with spectacular views of snow peaks. Experience the cultural influence of the Gurung tribe that has heavily settled in the region. This is not a difficult trek although it has some steep climbs. This itinerary avoids high altitudes or tricky flight connections. It is advisable to spend two weeks along this route to fully experience the full scenic and cultural spleandor.
Arrival to Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km/ 6-7 hours): Drive by bus/car or fly.
Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.): Drive for one hour, trek.
Tikedhunga to Ghorepani (2855 m.): Trek
Ghorepani to Tadapani: Trek.
Tadapani to Chhomrong: Trek.
Chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2873 m.): Trek.
Himalaya Hotel to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC): Trek.
MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) & back to MBC or Deurali: Trek.
MBC/Deurali to Bamboo: Trek.
Bamboo to Chhomrong: Trek.
Chhomrong to Ghandruk: Trek.
Ghandruk to Tolkha: Trek.
Tolkha to Dhampus (1510 m.): Trek.
Dhampus to Pokhara: Trek, drive for ½ hour.
Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 km/ 6-7 hours): Drive by bus/car or fly.
Rest at Kathmandu / Explore Kathmandu valley.
Departure to your own destination or continuously Nepal trip.
- Everest Region
- Annapurna Region
- Langtang Region
- Around Kathmandu
- Adventure Trekking
- Peak Climbing
- Bicycle Tour
- Sight-Seeing Excursions
- Custom Itineraries
- Information About AMS
- Clothing and Gear
- Personal Security in Nepal
- Nepal Fact Sheet
- Trekking Grade in Nepal.
- Trekking Rules and Regulation
- Why Himalayan Humanity ?
- Trip Name - Annapurna Base Camp
- Duration : 18 Days
- Trek Days: 13 Days
- Maximum Altitude - 4095m
- Hotel Use:
03 Nights in Kathmandu
02 Night in Pokhara
- Fixed Departure Date- Autumn 2006
20 Sep 2006 - 04 Oct 2006
05 Oct 2006 - 19 Oct 2006
21 Oct 2006 - 04 Nov 2006
06 Nov 2006 - 20 Nov 2006
22 Nov 2006 - 06 Dec 2006
08 Dec 2006 - 22 Dec 2006