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Annapurna Sanctuary is one of the most popular places visited by many trekkers wanting to see the Annapurna Himalayan region. After a short flight, or drive (7-8 hours), to Pokhara, and another short drive to the starting point, we begin our exploration of this region. We pass through beautiful villages inhabited mainly by Gurung People who were the famous Gurkhas in the British military and some of them still serve. The natural amphitheater is dominated by the Annapurna Mountain range. Annapurna base camp, at 4130m, is situated in the lap of massive Annapurna I peak which the first climbed 8000m peaks in the world. Views from the base camp are breathtaking as it’s surrounded by many other peaks in all directions. This trek is a good mid-level trek for experienced or new hikers.
Brief Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Days 01-02 Kathmandu
Day 03 Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight and short taxi, short trek to reach Zhinuwa Hot spring
Day 04 Trek to Bamboo
Day 05 Trek to Deurali
Day 06 Trek to Machhapuchhare base camp and half day rest
Day 07 Trek to Annapurna base camp and either stay there or return to Deurali
Day 08 Trek to the Hotel Himalaya
Day 09 Trek to Sinuwa
Day 10 Trek to Ghandruk
Day 11 Trek to road head and jeep to Pokhara, same day can arrive in Kathmandu or spend a night there
Day 12 Return to Kathmandu
Day 13 Return home or plan more !
This trek can be shorten by few days or extended to other areas nearby.
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