Annapurna Sanctuary trek 5 days is one of the excellent treks in the Annapurna region. For those who want to explore the mountains in limited time and low budget. During the trek, we can get stunning mountain views, stunning sunrise, and sunset views, Colorful vegetation, and a variety of flora and fauna. We can explore Gurungs culture during the journey. Get relaxation in the pristine environment is the major attraction of this trek.
Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days is one of the well-known trekking and hiking experience. The trekking towards the Annapurna region consists of the wonderful village o the cultural communities, daily, lifestyle, costumes, and rituals. Green vegetation, Fauna, and Flora are the other things that allure tourists toward trekking to Annapurna sanctuary. Annapurna sanctuary trek in September involves an exciting and thrilling adventure. September is the most suitable month for trekking among trekkers with favorable weather and perfect climatic condition. September is the month where you will get a clear view of the amazing high mountains.
You can see the breathtaking view of amazing mountains like Mt. Nilgiri(7041m), Mt. Hiunchuli(6441m), Mt. Manaslu(8163m), Mt. Tukuche(6920), Mt. Gangapurna(7454m), Mt. Machhapuchhre(6993m), Mt. Nilgiri South(6839m), Mt. Annapurna III(7555m), Mt. Annapurna I(8091m), Mt. Singu Chuli(6051m), Mt. BarahaShikhar(7647m), Mt. Annapurna South(7219m), Mt. Lamjung Himal(6986m) from Annapurna base camp.
Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days is considered as the medium-level trekking experience. Everybody with good physical and mental health conditions can do this trek. Any kind of special trekking experience is not required for this trek.
Annapurna sanctuary trek
It is one of the most popular moderate routes in Annapurna trekking. The trail passes through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages. Terraced farmlands lush rhododendron forests, and fantastic mountain vistas. Before reaching the base of the mighty Annapurna Trek offers enough time to witness the staggeringly beautiful peaks of all the Annapurna giants that encircle the basin Mountains in the Annapurna region from the central core, but it is not the tallest, because they rise in the heart of Himalayas. The whole Annapurna Himalaya ranges, Mount, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu Himalaya ranges, in the left side Dhaulagiri ranges and in far Lamjung Himal, etc. are some of the mountains in this region.
Annapurna sanctuary trek is the best moderate great trek in Nepal. As a result, The trek is renowned for its notable mountain vistas. Before conducting the bottom of the robust Annapurna. The Annapurna Sanctuary trek which also visits Annapurna Base Camp is ideal if you’re time restricted but want to journey through an exceptional amphitheater of rock and ice on an excellent scale.
If you’re longing to go somewhere beautiful and intense with snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas as a backdrop then this is often the trek for you. We also spend nights at both Machhapuchare Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp which provides ample time and opportunity to actually absorb the spectacular surroundings.
The sanctuary will lead you thru a hidden pocket of lowland villages, meadow, and rice terraces to a gorge of rhododendron forests and icy rivers which will end in glaciers and gigantic peaks. it is a perfect tonic to our usual busy life’s and allows you to immerse yourself during a slow and straightforward daily routine, with only the weather, the mountains, and therefore the quiet character of the people to accompany you
Annapurna Sanctuary trek start from Pokhara
Annapurna sanctuary trek is the glorious journey of stunning mountains, farm terraces, and beautiful villages with various ethnic group settlements. We will visit the base camp at an elevation of 4160 meters in the city of Pokhara. And it is the base of the 10th highest peak of the world Mt. Annapurna (8091m.). the Annapurna sanctuary trek itinerary is 10 days including Poon hill the best viewpoint of the region.
The Annapurna sanctuary trek is also guaranteed you fun, pleasure, and great insight into the natural and cultural heritage of the tiny Himalayan country, Nepal. The trekking route will pass by a diverse ethnic group’s culture and a variety of vegetation forest and wildlife. To reach the Annapurna region, we need to follow the trail of terraced lands, dense, beautiful forest of rhododendron, Gurung community traditional and cultural villages.
This Annapurna trekking package starts from Nayapul about 1 hour 30 minutes drives from Pokhara. Pokhara is the Gateway of Nepal Annapurna sanctuary trekking, you feel saturated by nature and unidentifiable calm in the heart and soul. Firstly we will reach Nayapul. Then Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chhomrung, and Deurali.
Annapurna Sanctuary trek trip highlights
The beautiful villages on the way reflect the ethnic culture of Gurung and Magars. One can enjoy cultural food, festivals, and also get introduced to the lifestyle of these local residents.
Enjoy the best Annapurna Himalayas 360 degrees view from Annapurna Sanctuary
Trekking in cultivated fields with a splendid view of Mount Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna Souurnt, Fishtail, and more.
Enjoy the natural hot spring at Jhinu danda and nice waterfalls along the trail.
Get the chance to interact with the local communities of Gurung and other people.
Visit Annapurna and Machhapuchhere base camp.
Enjoy the best sunrise and sunset view in Annapurna base camp
We will be in many viewpoints. Among them, Poon hill will be the most beautiful viewpoint from where we can see the combination of more than ten mountains serially. Since our trial goes clockwise, we will not return the same way. After the best sunrise and magnificent view, we will make our descent to Pokhara. The trail finally stumbles across moraines and reaches the world of ice and snow.
The journey to Annapurna trekking via poon hill is from Pokhara includes various cultural villages like Dhandruk, Jhinu, Deuralietc on the way, and also the very beautiful location Poon Hill. Poon Hill is famous for giving the best view of the Himalayan Ranges. This is the place where we can see the best view of sunrise and sunset.
It is a beautiful experience to get familiar with the new cultures, traditional tools, products, and ethnic settlements. It also gives an opportunity to the visitor to be aware of the local lifestyle of these ethnic groups. And then the journey includes another major attraction; Machhapuchhrebase camp, providing you the opportunity to visit two camps at once. Machhapuchhre mountain is famous for the unique shape of its peak which is shaped like the tail of a fish. And after this beautiful journey, you will reach the magnificent Annapurna Base Camp.
This camp provides a clear up to a down view of Mt. Annapurna and a base camp surrounded by immense and naturally wonderful mountains. It also provides a beautiful view of Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri mountains. You can enjoy the breathtaking natural scenarios and at the same time, you can also enjoy photography. The amazing surroundings of Annapurna sanctuary provide a great view of nature photography as well.
Enjoy the 360-degree views of the Annapurna ranges.
The sunrise and sunset in this place make it a small paradise of its own. Also being surrounded by flowering and non-flowering plants and wildlife around the camp make this place magnificent. The place also has hot springs. Tourists to relax and enjoy during or while returning from the trip. And the rivers like Modi-Khola, the dense forest with variations, and the exotic flora and fauna. Around it make this place the most beautiful expenditures on the land of Himalayas.
Annapurna trekking via poon hill, from where you will see incredible 360-degree views of the Annapurna ranges. And above the massive Annapurna glacier. We will follow the same route down to Chomrong and furthermore, to the Jhinu Danda where is the natural hot spring and you can enjoy the small bath pools. From here The trail leads to rhododendron forest and passes through charming villages of Nepal’s ethnic communities of the Gurung,& Magar.
Generally, the Annapurna trekking is considered moderate trekking. Because our trek will be at high altitudes but not on a steep path, the month of September, October, November, December, March, April, May, and February will be the most favorable time to do the trek in this region. Above the Himalaya is always on your front foot to help by making your trek in Annapurna sanctuary throughout the year. We will make your trekking schedule according to your holiday with the provision of the best trekking guide for you. This fantastic trek finishes at Phedi from where we take a short drive to Pokhara.
The main highlight of the short Annapurna base camp trek for 5 days is to get the best hospitality from local people. Clean and comfortable lodges/hotels, and pristine environment. Plenty of reasons has made the short Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most classic trails of Nepal.
Watching the breathtaking view of sunrise
View of the amazing Annapurna massif
Staying overnight at Annapurna base camp.
Gurung and Sherpa village
Relaxing bath at Jhinu danda
The trail to Annapurna base camp trek 5 days goes through the fishtail (Machhapuchhre) base camp
Enjoy the 5 days trek to Annapurna Sanctuary
Annapurna sanctuary trek takes to the base camp to about half of the total height of the beautiful mountain. But reaching out to base camps is not a bad idea at all. If time and health conditions restrict you, but yet you are a remarkable explorer and a mountaineer. Such choices can be great ways to slake your adventurous needs. Furthermore, the Annapurna region is the best place to explore natural beauty. One can bring life to living and one of the best places in the entire world to be in.
This beautiful place can be visited any time of the year however it is best to visit it during the spring and autumn seasons. When you trek to Annapurna sanctuary, one needs to care about the weather, clothing, travel guides, sleeping bags, trekking shoes, and altitude sickness of the person. These are the basic things to care about before going trekking.
This place offers you a memorable journey with beautiful natural scenarios. Thus, it also provides information about the culture and lifestyle of people and also about the plant and wildlife species. As a result, the Annapurna sanctuary trek gives you a precious lifetime adventure.
You will get more excitement in the final hours of the daytime at the base camp. As the evening clocks up and dusk starts to fill the adjoining world. Resisting the cold temperature outside, you can sneak out of the camp and enjoy the view outside for a while, as things do not remain with self forever, and you that need to leave the sensational paradise the very next day. But, no matter what, traveling is mandatory and should always be made a part of life.
Best time for the trek
Annapurna Sanctuary trek 4 days is possible for trekkers who are very fit and have a short time. We have an option also to take a helicopter flight back from ABC after trekking.
Visiting the Annapurna region in every season has its specialty and offers peculiar scenic beauty.
Spring seasons and Autumn seasons are the best seasons to travel to ABC trek. During this period, the Annapurna sanctuary trek offers you beautiful snow-capped mountains. March to May and September to November seasons, travelers can enjoy most of their trek journey. While you trek spring reason there are beautiful rhododendron, colorful forests filled with oak, alpine. Get a glimpse of local people are working on terrace farming. At a higher altitude of above 4000m, is quite hard to do the trek in winter.
Thus, you ought to carry enough warm clothes, pair of down jackets, blankets to avoid catching a cold, the winter season, can never fail their expectations. However, winter has the most transparent view of the mountains with no precipitation at all.
Annapurna Sanctuary trek Map
To make your Annapurna sanctuary trek easier and to know all the surrounding mountains to have an Annapuran sanctuary trekking map is the best idea. If you are thinking of travel on your own or just with a porter then don’t forget to carry Annapurna Sanctuary Trek Map. And also having a map also useful to imagine how your itinerary looks like.
The Annapurna Sanctuary trek is stunning and an excellent introduction to trekking in the Himalayas. The trail gives you awesome views throughout the trip and goes up to the famous spots of Poon Hill, Annapurna Base Camp, and Machhapuchare base camp. Annapurna is a 34 mile long, multi-peaked, massif and has one peak over 8,000 meters, thirteen peaks over 7,000 meters, and sixteen more all over 6,000 meters. It is often referred to as the most dangerous on our planet with less than 200 successful summits and a very high death rate. Thankfully our trek is a lot less strenuous and actually quite relaxing!
We would consider the Annapurna Sanctuary trek as moderate in a challenge. It is one of the easier treks in the Annapurna region and offers good and gradual acclimatization
The difficulty of trekking to Annapurna sanctuary
Annapurna sanctuary falls on the moderate level of trekking. It is situated at an altitude of 4130 meters from sea level. Annapurna sanctuary is a very adventurous and most popular trek in Nepal. But you will have to be prepared if any difficulty comes on the trek. Here are some difficulty that you might face during this trek: –
Annapurna sanctuary trek is a short trek. It will take about 5 days to complete this trek. Normally trekkers have to walk about 10 to 13 km per day. The total distance of this trek is about 50 km. the trekking trail to Annapurna Sanctuary is not that easy. You will have to walk through steeply and rocky trails. During the winter season, the trail is mostly covered in snow which will be difficult to walk. Since Annapurna sanctuary trek is one of the most trekked regions in Nepal the trail can be quite busy.
Weather and temperature
Weather and temperature are the main factors that must be considered while trekking. As we all know the weather and temperature of Nepal are not predictable. There can be drastic changes in weather and continuous rise and fall in temperature. The autumn season is the best time to trek Annapurna sanctuary trek. The weather and temperature of the Annapurna region seem very fine and enjoyable during this season. Precipitation is also very less during the autumn season. Spring is also a good time to trek Annapurna sanctuary. Besides this people also trek during winter and monsoon season. During the winter season, there is a heavy change of snowfall and temperature can also fall to minus. Other than that normal temperature of the Annapurna sanctuary is 20 degrees on sunny days.
Total Budget of the Trek
Budget is an important component that can create difficulty while trekking. You must manage your budget before the trek. You will also have to carry extra cash during the trek. The price of the hotels and food will be expensive as you gain altitude in the Annapurna sanctuary trek. The price of goods is about tripled more to the normal price. To reduce budget you can transport the good through porter. The price of the hotel and food also depends on the time you travel. If you travel during the peak seasons like spring and autumn then the price will be more. But if you trek during winters and monsoon season the price is quite low and you might also get a discount during the holiday season like Christmas. ATM facility is not available in the Annapurna sanctuary trek you will always have to carry cash.
It is also one of the common and major problems during the Annapurna sanctuary trek. Altitude sickness is very common while trekking Himalayas and high altitude places. Since the oxygen level is low at high altitude places like Annapurna sanctuary people might face altitude sickness. The symptom of altitude sickness is nausea, fatigue, diarrhea, headache, loss of appetite, insomnia, and many others. If any of these symptoms are seen while trekking then stop or slower your trek immediately. To reduce this problem you will have to do some pre-trek training. This includes basic physical exercise, yoga, swimming, and hiking a few hours each day. In addition to this, you will have to keep your body hydrated and have food at the proper time.
Exotic Gurung village
Annapurna region is the main habitat of Gurung people. During this Annapurna sanctuary trek, you will get to observe and explore different Gurung villages. You will also get to know the culture and tradition of the Gurung and Magar people. On the route to Annapurna sanctuary, you will also see different Buddhist monasteries and Buddhist flags all over. Village in the Annapurna region is untouched by industry and modernization. Thatched houses with people full of hospitality.
Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp in a single trek
As most of the trek is only targeted to a single base camp but this trek target two base camp i.e. Annapurna base camp and Machhapuchhre base camp. The route to Annapurna sanctuary goes through the Machhapuchhre base camp. From the Machhapuchhre base camp, you can get the view of all-mountain in the Annapurna range. At first, the route leads to the Machhapuchhre base camp and then to the Annapurna base camp
Peace and calm environment of Annapurna sanctuary
As mentioned about Annapurna region in Nepal is untouched by modernization. The environment of the Annapurna sanctuary is very calm and peaceful. You can hear birds chirping from the forest. The view of the blue river flowing from the mountains is gorgeous. The entire trek is full of green grassland and lovely Gurung people. You can enjoy the real beauty of nature during the Annapurna sanctuary trek.
Best time to visit Annapurna sanctuary
Although Annapurna sanctuary is opened for trekking all the time in a year. For a better experience and less disturbance, you can trek during the spring and autumn season. This season is the best time for trekking any place in Nepal. Precipitation during this season is also very low so you can enjoy the trek without any disturbance. But if you are a loner and want to avoid crowd then monsoon and winter is the best time for you.
The Autumn Sept to November
The Autumn season (September October and November) is one the simplest time to go to the Annapurna sanctuary trek. The sky is going to be crisp and visibility is high during autumn. The weather is dry and the chances of rainfall are the least. We can enjoy the spectacular views of the breathtaking Himalayas and trek in pleasant weather.
The morning and nights are chilly while the times are warm and sunny. During the daytime in autumn, the typical temperature ranges from 17 to 21 degrees Celsius or 55 to 67 degrees Fahrenheit. Further, the nighttime temperature drops down and getting to chill.
Spring (March to May)
After cold and dull winter months come the colorful spring season ( March, April, and May) which is additionally one among the simplest times to go to Annapurna sanctuary trek. Nepal Spring season starts in March and ends in May. The weather is wonderful in springtime warm and not too cold. The typical daytime temperature during spring varies from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius or 62 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperate can drop up to 2 or 3 degrees Celsius or 28- or 29-degrees Fahrenheit during the nighttime.
The sky is obvious and you’ll get to enjoy uninterrupted views of gorgeous Himalayan ranges during spring. There lies the likelihood of rainfall in spring but it doesn’t last long. it’ll be knowing pack a light-weight raincoat for a spring trek to Annapurna Sanctuary. Also, the haze might cover mountain views. Well, it’s the time of rhododendron blooms and trails are going to be covered in colorful flowers. The trail looks the simplest with red, yellow, pink, white rhododendron flowers and other wildflowers.
Winter Dec to February
In Nepal, the winter months are December, January, and February. If trekking in the weather doesn’t bother you much, then choose a winter visit to Annapurna sanctuary trek. With proper winter gear, winter hiking is going to be enjoyable. Pack a warm bag, a windproof jacket, gloves and trousers, a warm hat, or cap among others.
Daytime in winter is warm while the temperature drops below the melting point in peak winter. Moreover, visibility is sweet and you’ll enjoy the stunning mountain views in winter also. Morning is often foggy but the weather clears up later within the day. You can start the trek in the early morning as the late afternoon can be snowing.
The trail could be covered in snow and heavy snowfall increases the prospect of avalanches in later months of winter. Winter trek could be challenging before heavy snowfall. The day time is not very old as the temperature ranges between 9 to 13 degrees Celsius or 47 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature at night time gets much lower and might drop as low as -12 degrees to -16 degrees Celsius.
Summer Cum Monsoon (June to mid-September)
Monsoon accompanies summer in Nepal and spans from June to mid-September. Summer is hot and it won’t be easy to hike at such a temperature. The gorgeous views of snowy mountains are enveloped by clouds. thanks to frequent rainfalls, the trekking trail becomes muddy and slippery. The condition of the trial increases the probabilities of injuries also. If you’re thinking of trek in the summer months be prepared for leeches which are found in abundance.
Summer cum monsoon won’t be the simplest time for Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days for normal trekkers but it’d interest intrepid trekkers. you would like to possess the right gear for a monsoon trek including a hardshell rain jacket. As you trek to a better attitude, your hardshell rain jacket will provide warmth when the temperature drops.
Travel insurance for Annapuran Sanctuary trek
Yes, you need to have travel insurance for the trek. Travel insurance is to cover risk if any sudden accident occurs during the trek. Many trekking companies provide travel insurance for their trekkers. But if you are a solo trekker then there are different insurance companies in Nepal that would provide you suitable kind of insurance. But it is better to buy an insurance policy in your country make sure that your insurance cover helicopter evacuation if in a case when you are on the trek up to 5500m. Having travel insurance while trekking is a must as it would be good to go out on an adventure without having any risk.
Some useful tips before trekking to Annapurna sanctuary
If you are a solo trekker then plan your trek carefully and if you want to trek with a trekking company then choose the right trekking company.
Always carry a chocolate bar or any energy drinks with you, as frequent uphill’s and downhill’s while trekking might be very stressful and tiring.
As Annapurna sanctuary is a short trek, take some acclimation days while planning your trek.
Always stay with your respective group as you might get lost on the trail.
Carry water bottles with you everywhere you go because keeping your body hydrated is very important especially in higher altitude places like Annapurna sanctuary.
Have all the information about the place before trekking like the weather condition, food, and accommodation, etc.
Remember to pack your personal essentials yourself as hotels might not have all the facilities. Familiarize yourself with the trail and have a map of the place you are trekking. Please feel free to contact us, if you need any kind of services.
Tips for Annapuran Sanctuary trek 5 days
• Weather forecast
Weather plays a vital role in trekking and hiking. Before going to any place you will not know the weather. If you get the knowledge of weather then, you will not have to extend your trekking days, flight cancellation and you can get the perfect view of the Annapurna massif. The weather condition during May keeps on changing so you need to weather forecast before trekking.
• Plan your trek
planning while trekking to Annapurna base camp is very important. If you run according to the plan then you will not have any problem during the trek. Planning includes how much you are going to walk per day. You will have to set your destination per day so that you can reach your final destination in no time. Your routine should also be flexible. Your schedule could also be extended.
• Hire a guide and porter
It is not possible to carry your luggage by yourself throughout the trek, transportation facility is also not available so you will have to hire a porter who will carry all of your luggage. You will also be needing a guide who can show you the way to Annapurna base camp. It is not easy to find a guide and porter during May. If you find one then they may charge you extra.
• Get the permit
You will need two permits for trekking to Annapurna base camp. There several checking points throughout the trail where your trekking permit will be checked. The permits for trekking are available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. The cost of making a permit is no more than NRS 500.
Gearing up for Annapurna sanctuary trek in May
• Since May is a warmer period, do not pack heavy clothes, pack some lightweight clothes.
• Do not forget to buy trekking boots with you. Trekking boots will make your walk easy on the rugged and stoned trail.
• Always carry some extra snacks with you. You can have energy bars, chocolates, and other instant energy-providing foods if you feel tired while walking, it will maintain your stamina level.
• Hard drinks like alcohol, liquor, the beverage must be avoided while traveling to high altitude places like Annapurna base camp to make your heartbeat normal.
• Drink plenty of water. Carry purifying tablets with you can avoid dehydration
• Trekking in late May brings light showers in the region. Pack a light rain jacket and rain cover if you are trekking.
• Do not forget to carry with you your important documents like the citizenship doc. photos, passport, and permits.
• Make your body and health comfortable while trekking. Maintain your own steady pace while walking. There is nothing to rush for.
Annapurna base camp trek 4 days
Annapurna base camp trek 4 days is for the short time holders trekkers wanted to see the base of High Himalayas. The base camp trek shorters itinerary is available with taking the flying back to Pokhara from Base camp by helicopter. It cost you another USD 300 to 400 if there is a group joining the tour. However, we found some people also finish it by trekking on foot as the down part of the trek till Sewi we can drive by local jeeps.
The itinerary for the Annapurna base camp trek for 4 days looks like below.
The first 3 days of the itinerary we will trek via Chhomorng, Dovan, MBC, and finally to the Annapurna base camp, on day 04 we will get a helicopter flight down to Pokhara, some rally fast trekkers also finish by foot in 4 days but it is very long hour working. the 4 days in the morning ur trek starts with an early morning breakfast with a beautiful sunrise view from Annapurna base camp. If you spend your night at the Machhapuchhre base camp, you need to trek 2 hours uphill and arrive at the base camp.
You will mostly walk in the snowy landscapes in the cold weather. Now you have time to roaming around and admiring the splendid Himalayan panorama from Annapurna base camp. Finally, you will take a helicopter flight and move over to Pokhara. It will take around 15 minutes to reach Pokhara from base camp. Please note that the helicopter flight cost is not included in this package cost and it is an extra cost.
Annapurna sanctuary trek costs are varied on your group size. which transport you use, guides, and porters required. We can offer you all-inclusive trek package cost, which includes guide, porter, transport, permit, accommodation meals, all service charge, and taxes. You have a choice to hire a guide and porter and pay for your room and food cost also.
All in all, Annapurna base camp trek 4 days can be one of the greatest adventures of life. These 5 days of adventurous trekking will guide you to the foot of the world 10th tallest Mountain Mt. Annapurna and many other mountains such as SinguChuli (6501 m), Annapurna Sanctuary (4130 m), Machhapuchhare (7000 m), Machapuchare (6993 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), Tilicho Peak (7134 m), Chulu Far East (6059 m), NilgiriHimal (7061 m), Pisang Peak (6091 m) and Poon Hill (3210 m).
Explore the massive mountains at the closest view and capture a ton of photographic options that, for sure, will make your journey the happiest one.
Above the Himalayas, Team will be happy to cooperate with and organizing a short Annapurna sanctuary trek for you and make your journey memorable.
Our Guests Sharing Experience About Annapurna Sanctuary trek
Annapurna trek 5 days equipment packing list
Annapurna base camp trek 4 days package is a short trip so trekkers no need to carry a big backpack. You will sleep in the tea house and eat there so you just need to carry your personal belongings and warm clothing. Below are some suggested items to take with you while trekking in the Annapurna base camp trek 5 days.
Hiking Shorts (2): Quick drying type, not cotton!
Trekking Pants (2), preferably that zip on/off at the knees so you can use them as shorts also.
Lightweight underwear – Capilene or other synthetic.
Cotton pants or (loose jeans/khakis).
T-Shirts: Cotton for lower altitude walking. the synthetic is good above 2500m.
Thermal Underwear: Synthetic polypropylene
Waterproof Jacket. Quality waterproof clothing is essential. A proofed nylon or Gore-Tex jacket is recommended for the Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days.
Fleece jacket or pullover.
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
Goretex or warm jacket for winter trekking bring the down jacket
Sleeping bag rated -10 to 15, now most of the guest house provides the blankets too. You can just take sleeping bag liner also.
Some Extra pairs of T-shirts and also shorts.
Flashlight and battery
Meals in Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days
During the Annapurna sanctuary trek for 4/5 days, you will have choices of local food as well as western menus also. The food is enough with enough carbohydrates, protein, nutrition. The local guest house serves fresh, hygienic, tasty, and nutritious food. which is a must need for high altitude trekking. We will have breakfast and dinner with the same guest how when we spend the night. While our lunch is along the way in the small village tea shops. Breakfast comes in different choices like verities of Eggs ( boiled egg, scrambled egg, mixed veg omelet), oatmeal, cornflakes, toast with jam and butter. The local Tibetan bread and chapatti are more famous. Sometimes you can try hashed brown potatoes, muesli with milk, pancake.
During lunch and dinner of Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days, the Nepali Dal Bhat is very popular, which is served steamed rice, lentils soup, different types of vegetables, pickles, and papad. Other items are Varies s0upes, sandwiches, Momo ( dumplings) Macaroni, Spaghetti, Noodles, Thukpa, Pasta, Plain rice, Vegetable curry, pumpkin curry, Pizza, you can also taste the local desserts items such as rice pudding apple pie, and some places also custard pudding. Of course, there are some nonveg items but it is always recommending to eat vegetarian food as meat is not fresh. We also recommend you no to consume alcoholic drinks at high altitudes. you can enjoy the drinks and non-veg meals on the last day of the trek or when you arrive at Pokhara.
Comfort and Safety for Annapurna sanctuary trek 4 days
Our top priority is the safety and security of our customers and staff during all of our trips. Our leaders are all thoroughly trained and highly experienced in leading groups through the Himalayas. They all have special training in first aid and as well in crisis management. In the rare case of an incident occurring on the trek, they can organize a rapid medical evacuation. We carry first aid kits on all of our tours, which are readily available for both customers and staff. We are constantly in communication with our field office and monitor all aspects of government and weather issues that might affect your trip. Our help is always there for you and nowadays most of the Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days route has wifi and cellular networks so easy to make communication.
Who can do the Annapurna trek 5 days
No special degree of fitness is required and age is no barrier, except in the areas over 3000m altitude where extra care should be taken. So anyone, with a pair of strong legs and the spirit for adventure to exploring the exotic will enjoy the thrills of trekking in the hills of Nepal. Annapurna base camp trek 5 days is a moderate level of trekking so anybody can do this, Furthermore, the trek goes in 4160 m height and a little demanding at the last part.
Visit the Machhapuchhre (fishtail) base camp
There are three trails that take trekkers to mount Annapurna, the first is the Annapurna circuit which takes you to the Annapurna Himal itself, the second route is the Annapurna sanctuary which takes you to Annapurna base camp and the third one is the trek through Jomsom which is not preferred by trekkers because of the muddy and disturbing road.
While trekking to Annapurna base the trail will take you through the Machhapuchhre base camp where you will get a stunning glance of fishtail mountain. You will also get to watch the breathtaking scenery of the sunrise and sunset from poon hill. It normally takes 10 – 15 days to trek Annapurna base camp. It is very important you reach Annapurna base camp at the right time in order to enjoy the striking view of Annapurna massif and avoid seasonal disasters.
Tips for Annapuran base camp trek 5 days
Autumn is the crowd’s month of the year for trekking Annapurna base camp trek 4 days. It is very important that you reserve the trek early. Since there are few and limited options for accommodation in the Annapurna camp trekking route. In order to trekking to Annapurna sanctuary trek in September, you must book early for your accommodation and food.
Carry insect killer perfumes
Although Annapurna sanctuary lies at light altitude, you will find lots of insects that may be poisonous. The insect of the monsoon may not disappear. Mainly in the tea house, you may suffer from mosquitoes. Summer bugs can catch you as they are very active throughout the tail. So precaution should be taken against the insects.
Pack a pair of trekking boots
The trail to Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 datys trail is pretty rough. People outside Nepal can get problems while walking such routes. If you wear normal shoes while trekking your feet might swell and pain. So if you carry a pair of trekking boots with you then you can enjoy your trek without any pain. Trekking boots also make your feet comfortable to walk on rough roads and it also increases the trekking speed.
Avoid hard drinks
Hard drinks like alcohol, liquor, the beverage must be avoided while traveling to high altitude places like Annapurna sanctuary. Drinking hard drinks makes your heartbeat rates higher. If you have such drinks in a high altitude place your heart may get serious damage.
Carry purifying tablets
It is very important that you drink plenty of water while trekking. You can find water everywhere throughout the route but it may not be clean and safe for drinking so if you carry purifying tablets with you can avoid dehydration.
Do not hurry
Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days is a very enjoyable and doable trek. Do not hurry while walking it will affect your body as well as your health. Relax and enjoy every second of this trek. Start your trek early in the morning so that you can reach your destination early.
Annapurna Sanctuary trek in spring
The Spring season in Nepal is the best season for the Annapurna sanctuary trek. The weather remains fine throughout the season. The Spring season is the most moderate time of the year i.e. neither hot nor cold. In the Annapurna region, the temperature rises up to 15 – 10 degrees Celsius throughout the daytime and 5 – 10 degrees Celsius at night. The surroundings remain quite warmer. You will get to enjoy a clear view. Sometimes there may occur a small thunderstorm. And there may be some occasional snowfall in the high altitude area. In this month mountains and landscape stays at their best. As the weather is not very certain so, it’s better you pack some warmer cloth (not too many because you may not find a porter every time). You will enjoy the trek to the fullest without worrying about the muddy and slippery roads.
The trail to the Annapurna massif goes through the beautiful rhododendron and green landscape. Annapurna sanctuary trek 4 days in Spring is a thrilling and exciting experience. April falls on the spring season of Nepal, which is known as the best season for trekking. The trekking rate of the Annapurna sanctuary trek in April gets slightly higher. It is said that Annapurna massif looks like a bride wearing the white dress of snow. Spring comes after the winter season in Nepal so winter will slowly take departure and summer will turn up, so it is also taken as one of the best times to trek the Himalayan region. March to April is the month where rhododendron blooms to the fullest of the trail.
As the trail to Annapurna sanctuary trek, 5 days goes through the alpine forest, during the month of March to May your ears will be relaxed by the sound of bird chirpings. Rainfall during this season is very less so you will not have to extend your trekking days or your flight will not be canceled. If you are planning the helicopter trek then April is the finest month since the cloud or foggy will not act as obstacles. You will have a specular view of the sun rising through the high mountain peak.
This is the best time to trek
Another best thing about trekking Annapurna sanctuary trek for 5 days in April is Nepali New Year also falls in this month so, Pokhara organizes a street festival on the occasion of the New Year. Buddha Jayanti is also celebrated during this month so you can see the excitement of the people during this festival. You will have so much fun have a walk on the foothill of Annapurna massif.
There is a conservation area in which was opened in 1983 where rare birds and animals were conserved. The conservation area covers many places like Lamjung and Manang. You can also see and monitor the lifestyle of Gurung and Sherpa people around the Annapurna region. The name Annapurna is derived from the Sanskrit word which means “full of food”. Hindus believe Annapurna to be the universal and timeless kitchen goddess and mother who feeds.
Spring trekking to Annapurna sanctuary 5 days benefit
Very low precipitation: – spring is the time where there is very little rainfall. Since it is not too cold you should not carry too heavy clothes. so your luggage will not be too heavy to carry. The roads also remain dry. The snow of the road will freeze due to snow which will make you walk easier.
Clear vision: – spring season comes after the winter season and April falls in the mid of the spring season so the winter will be gone far away. So the view of the mountains will not be disturbed due to rain, snow, or fog. And during spring season clouds there will be fewer clouds so trekkers can clear vision.
Food and accommodation: – Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days is the most visited well-known trekking destination. Food and accommodation are not difficult to get. You will find a small teahouse everywhere. There are many homestays around the valley. You will also find lodges and hotels but they will not be as luxurious as you would have thought. The hotels will serve Nepali food like Dal, Bhat, and Tarkari. You will also find Moms and cowman in some places.
Lesser crowd: – spring is the best season for trekking after autumn. Since most of the people prefer to trek Annapurna base camp in autumn, there will be a lesser number of people. You will not have difficulty finding rooms in the hotel.
Annapurna base camp trek 5 days in Autumn September to November
Annapurna base camp trek 5 days in Autumn r is one of the most popular for trekking, hiking, and peak climbing. The trekking towards the Annapurna region consists of the wonderful villages of the cultural communities, daily lifestyles, costumes, and rituals. Green vegetation, Fauna, and Flora are the other allure of trekking in the Annapurna region. September is the most suitable month for trekking among trekkers with favorable weather and perfect climate conditions. September will welcome you with perfect weather and clear views of mountains.
Nepal has four seasons such as autumn (September, November, and October), spring (March, April, and May), winter(December, January, and February), and monsoon (June, July, and August). Among them, the autumn season is the best season for trekking. In the autumn season, the nights are cold in the mountains, but the clear sun makes lovely daytime temperatures. Morning is usually clear, and the clouds swelling during the afternoon, vanishing at night to tell fabulous bright skies.
Autumn has a surprising place in nature`s art. The shade of the leaves changes and everywhere throughout the good-looking trees are discovered. Beautiful dramatic colors on the trees make the environment gorgeous.
It is the season where the amount of rainfall is low, the temperature is not high, and neither low. Most of the trekkers want to do trekking in autumn because of the awesome weather. Annapurna sanctuary trekking gives you striking views of the Himalayas and the possibility to travel around traditional rural life.
Advantage of Autumn Annapuran trek 5 days
1) Welcoming weather
Having proper knowledge of the weather before traveling to any place is very important. The finest season of trekking Annapurna sanctuary is September. The weather on these days is warmer and the trail will not be muddy or snowy.
2) Very low precipitation
Autumn is the time where there is very little rainfall. The tail also remains dry during this month. The snow on the road will melt due to the sun which will make your walk easier. September is a starting month of the autumn season because the residue rainfall of the monsoon may happen.
3) Observing the culture
There are lots of Buddhist Gumbas on the way to Annapurna base camp trek for 5 days. The trail is also decorated with the flag where Buddhist inscription is written. The main festival of Hindus like Dashain, Tihar, and Chhat is celebrated during the month of September. The whole of Nepal celebrated this festival with lots of excitement. So if you visit the Annapurna base camp trek 5 days in September you can observe and enjoy a variety of Nepali cultures.
4) Awesome view of the mountains
You will get an awesome view of the mountains in September. You will get a clear view of the Annapurna massif. The view of sunrise and sunset from poon hill is amazing. You will get a vibrant view of mountains as you will not get disturbed by the cloud and fog during
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 5 days - Trip Info
Duration: ( 05 Days from Pokhara to Pokhara )
Max. Altitude: Annapurna sanctuary base camp (4130m/13550ft)
When to Travel: February to May, September – Mid December are the best seasons. During the winter months from December to Mid February, it is cold and can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy times, trekking can be done, but visibility can be poor due to rain.
Our trek dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 12 people.
Trek Grade: Moderate
Annapurna base camp trek 4/5 days is a moderate level of trekking. it is about 5/6 hours walking with the lunch stop en-route and arrive at your camp in the late afternoon. Most trek days are 5 to 6 hours long so we may take a lunch stop en-route in this grade we will also use some smaller, less well-traveled trails that may be rockier underfoot and a little steeper. These Moderate grade treks go up to 4100m in height and durations are 5 to 08 days.
The moderate grade trek overall is not that long, usually 5-7 days in total. There will be we can have a chance to get altitude sickness above 3000m. making sure to climb high and come to sleep at low after 3000m We suggest that if you are at a reasonable level of fitness. You don’t need to be an experienced trekker to enjoy this trip – it might be your first ever trek.
Equipment Renting and buying: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek-related equipment. We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek-related equipment.
Your trekking luggage: You will have 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis to carry your luggage. the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg as we never overload our porters. however, you only carry your valuables in your backpack., including your sleeping bag, and down jacket; other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
Your Trek Leader and Support staff
Your Annapurna sanctuary trek is leading by or experience trekking guide and porter who are joining you from Kathmandu. All of our guides have trained for and attained a Trekking Guide license provided by the Government. The license exam is organized by TAAN and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHAM) every year. They have vast knowledge about the trekking trails and kinds of medical treatments and emergency services of first aids, altitude sickness, and other relevant issues. Your belongings will be safely taken by our Porter, making your walk easy, more pleasant, and comfortable. Our porter will carry a maximum of 30 kg in total for 2 trekkers’ bag. If you have any extra weight, We suggest you hire another porter and will cost extra cost.
Transportation on the trek
For the Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days, there are different means of transport. our trip starts from Pokhara and ends there so we use private car transport. it is for the trek start point and finish point to Pokhara. If you are travel to Pokhara from Kathmandu you can take 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hours drive by bus or by private car. the main way to get there is by driving. Above the Himalaya, trekking is always careful to choose the best transport options available for your travel period. We choose the transport means as per your package itinerary and budget also.
Passport and Visa info
First, be sure you have a valid passport with at least 6 months’ validity from the return date. You can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport. USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days for single/multiple entries. If you get a visa for 30 days It is USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency. USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days for single/multiple entries
You can get a Nepal visa prior to arrival from the Nepalese Embassy in your home country. Likewise, you can easily get an upon arrival visa at Kathmandu airport and other different borders from Nepal.
We find that most travelers find themselves in difficulty as sometimes; they don’t carry money to get a visa at the time of their arrival. There is no ATM inside the visa section. Though there is a provision of ATM outside, it is more likely that sometimes it doesn’t work. So, for your comfort, we recommend you bring the cash US$ to get them on arrival visa.
Money Exchange for the trek
to get the extra money for the Annapurna sanctuary trek 4 days you need to exchange your USD note. Nepal banknotes comes in Rupees, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 denominations. Coins come in Rupees 1, 2, 5, and 10 denominations. Foreign currencies must be exchanged only through banks or authorized money exchangers. The receipts of such transactions are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival too, Although their rates are quite low so better you can exchange in the city.
You can also get money from ATM machines there are many in the city and it allows you a maximum of 40,000 per day. Visitors other than the Indian nationals have to make the payment in foreign currency (non-Indian currency) in the hotel. It also applies to book your trekking and tour. During the Gosaikunda trek, you need local Nepali rupees for your extra expenses. So you can carry enough amount for the trek there are no ATM facilities along the way except Dhunche.
Note: Most of the established banks in Asia will not accept foreign currency notes that are old, torn, or faded. Please ensure that you have new, clean notes
Accommodation in the Annapurna sanctuary trek for 5 days is at the lodge and at the teahouse. The down part of the trek has a good guest house with more facilities like Chhomrong. After Chhomrong the guest house is more basic and limited. In season time you need to share the room with other trekkers. They have a dormitory room with 4 to 6 beds. You will sleep in a basic room with a bed, mattress, bed cover, and pillow. You need your own sleeping bag and better to have a sleeping bag liner also. The facilities are quite basic at the lodge. In some places, there is no electricity but they have solar power in the dining room and. You can charge your battery for cell phones and cameras at extra cost.
Drinking water during your trek
On the Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days We suggest you at least drink 3/4 liters of water per day while you are on the trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.
Get the water purification iodine or tablets. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.
Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the Annapurna base camp trek, you have 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg, including your sleeping bag, and down jacket, Other items not required on a trek can store in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
Showers and electricity – Most of the tea houses in the Langtang valley trek have a solar hot shower and have cold showers available. Few of them have gas Guizar or electricity hot shower. Few places every charge the cost for hot showers for the extra cost of around USD 3 to 4. Electricity is usually available in most parts of the route with hydropower, you are able to charge your battery for camera and phone, normally they charge an extra cost of about USD 1 to 2 for full battery charging.
Annapurna trek 5 days group size
Our Annapurna sanctuary trek 4 days sizes are quite small and from 2 people to 10. We always make a small group to reduce the impact on the environment and to enable us to provide a more personal service. The maximum group size on most of our treks/tours is 12 and the minimum group size is 2. if you are a single traveler we also operate a private solo trip for you. After the COVID 19 pandemic, we are now making our trekking group size a 10-person limit, this also makes it easy to provide you the best service and look after all of you from your trekking guide and porter. So any number are you are don’t matter you can book your trip with us we are happy to run the best holiday for you.
Health and Fitness:
The main thing to trek to Annapurna 5 days is to need your positive thinking and you need to able to walk 5/6 hours in the rocky trail. You can be fit for the trek before you arrive here by doing small exercises in your home country. The more stamina you built up is easier to trek, to boost your stamina you can do running, cycling, Zumba, or some yoga practices. You will be walking 5 to 7 hours a day during the so be prepare for your legs. The best exercise you can do in-home is squats and lunges.
Our entire Annapuran trek 5 days itinerary is designed to climb slowly to prevent altitude sickness. When we ascend above 2500 meters, our bodies have to acclimatize to the decreasing amount of oxygen available. The early symptoms are a headache, extreme fatigue, and loss of appetite. The only cure for Acute Mountain Sickness is to descend. When we climb slowly, avoid alcohol during your trek, eat crabs food, drink ¾ liters of water daily will help you.
Communication during Annapurna 5 days trek
In Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days the use of internet service will be available at the lodges with some extra service charge. while you are in Langtang alley trek there are telephones facilities in many villages. You can make international calls and most of the places have wifi facilities. Now You can contact your family and friends via the lodges. Our guide has a cellular phone and We’ll communicate with them frequently to know the trek and your health.
Furthermore, we are making sure to make sure you’re fine, safe, feel right, and have everything up there. Also, the easy way now is you can get the local sim card on arrival at the airport which has a 4g/3g network in most of the routes. Now Most of the places in the trekking route have wifi service available Normally Wi-Fi works for every part of the trek in lodge/lodges which will be provided with a minimal fee or someplace have free.
Travel rescue Insurance
We suggest you have a full travel insurance package that covers medical, personal accident, emergency evacuation, furthermore, it should also include, trip cancellation, loss of gears, natural calamity, theft of or damage to baggage, etc. While you trek in the high altitude some time you get illnesses, small injured, or get sick. If you will get any problem and get ill or injured during your trek, Above the Himalaya trekking will taking care of you and in an emergency, we will rescue you.
If small injuries and health problems and altitude sickness are getting during the trek. Our staff will descend to you immediately. For the more serious medical issues, emergency Above the Himalaya trekking company will arrange helicopter rescues for you.
We need a guarantee of payment from your Insurance company or a cash deposit or a promise in Kathmandu. While you are trekking with Above The Himalaya Trekking, we will arrange the travel rescue insurance and initial payments. We will claim the refund to your insurance company again. Make sure when you buy the insurance it should cover bother rescue and medical assistance. We suggest you giving your full insurance information while you book your trip with us. For an emergency case, this will help us to arrange a quick and effective rescue operation and get emergency medical help.
Package Cost: Annapurna sanctuary trek 5 days cost depends on your group size how you travel by bus or private car and your trekking staff. Our package includes a trekking guide, porter, transportation by private car. It also includes the necessary trekking permits, accommodation meals, all service charges, and taxes. You can do the half board package also just hiring a guide, porter, get permits. for your meals and accommodation during the trek, you can pay by yourself also. You can browse these pages more for detailed prices and trip dates.
In the hospitality industry of Nepal, the workers except for some tips while you are in your tour or Trekking
While you are on the tour and trekking, you can tip the guide and porter. Normally, people tip 10% of their payable amount. If you have booked the full board package for your trekking and tour. but if you just hire guide and porter service you can tip differently like a per day calculation basis.
We don’t suggest tipping while you have something to eat at the restaurant as they have already taken a 10% service charge, and 13% Government Taxes. However, while you enter the hotel, the bell boy may expect some tipping.
After completing your Annapurna sanctuary trek for 4 or 5 days, and if you have more time you can do different activities in Nepal. You can go to Chitwan National park for a Jungle safari tour or can do a day Rafting trip. Pokhara is a famous place for different adventure activities like Paragliding, Ultralight flight, Bungy Jump. We can arrange different tours and put these extra activities as optional tours and They are not included in your package cost.
You can arrange these activities with us at a good discounted price. If you need hotel or flight ticket services after the trek we can arrange them at a reasonable cost. you can do the tour in Kathmandu city also or join a 1-hour scenic flight over Mount Everest. Furthermore, we are also offering Tibet and Bhutan tours.
Detailed Itinerary of Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 5 days
Day 01 - Day 1: Pokhara drive to Sewi and trekking to Chhomrong 2170 m.
Max Altitude: 2170 m
Trekking Duration: 6/7 hrs
Total Distance covered: 19km
On the first day of the trek, we will have early breakfast in the morning in the Pokhara hotel. Then our guide will briefly describe our trekking destinations and the itinerary. Then we head towards Sewi from Nayapul and Bhretkhani. The total distance that takes to Sewi is 37 km drive on the blacktopped road and 14 km off-road.
After reaching Sewi, the major part of the trek starts to Chhomrong. On the way to our trails, we will encounter beautiful villages such as Kyumi, New Bridge, and JhinuDanda. The trekking trail from Sewi to JhinguDanda encloses specific ups and downs while the last part of the path to Chhomrong is steep. This makes the average trekkers challenging to walk.
You will reach JhinguDanda by crossing the High suspension bridge connecting JhinguDandaand Simroong. This 2 hrs journey from Sewi to JhinuDanda will take you to a height of 400m.
You can enjoy the Hot spring pool at the JhinguDanda.
On the first itinerary day of the ABC trek, you will encounter marvelous views of sparkling mountains such as Annapurna South, Himchuli, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna I/II/III/IV, and many more.
Colorful hills and greenery, hot springs, various green vegetation, traditional houses, and beautiful terrace farming are the major attraction of this Day.
The day one trek ends in Chhomrong.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: Lunch + Dinner
Day 02 - Trek to Himalayan from Chhromong, Maximum altitude 2920 meter.
Trekking Duration: 6-8 hrs
Distance covered: 15 km
The day starts with a delicious breakfast in Chhomrong while enjoying the early morning views of stunning sunrise and spectacular mountains.
The Day 2 trekking trail will commence from the downhill along the stone-paved road following the Chhrongriver. While accomplishing this trail, we bypass various beautiful villages of Chhomong as well as decorated tea houses, wholesale shops, and bakery. You can buy your necessities from the wholesale shop and stay at the tea house for rest.
After having rest, we walk along the steel suspension bridge and reach the elevation of 2360m of HillTop village called Sinuwa. The long and gradually inclined trail towards the Hilltop village is a challenging task for many travelers. It takes approximately 2/3 hrs to reach Sinuwa, which is marked as the longest uphill on the whole trekking period.
From Sinwa, the trail goes a little up, followed by gradual downward, and reaches to next stop of the Short ABC Trekking trail, which is known as Bamboo. At Bamboo, we are served a delicious lunch. After having lunch, the trekking trail goes along the small stop of Dobhan (2600m) and finally reached the Himalayan that concludes the trek for Day 2.
You will feel like heaven walking in between the greenery environments, surrounded by majestic peaks and breathtaking natural beauty.
• Accommodation: Tea House
• Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast
Day 03 - Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) from Himalaya.
Max. Altitude: 4130m
Trekking Duration: 6-8 hrs
Distance covered:12 km
The easy 1-day trek leads you to the lap of the Himalayas. Day 3 of the Short ABC trek is the most accessible one and the major part of the trekking journey. From Himalaya, we pass along the trekking trail that leads to Deurali (3200m), followed by Machhapuchhre Base Camp(MBC). The trekking trail is most comfortable on this day as most of the path is gradually incline makes it easy to walk. After the easy 8 hrs trek, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp. MBC is not considered as the actual base camp as Machhepuchhre is recognized as the sacred mountain of Nepal.
After reaching MBC, you will have a Lunch while enjoying the dazzling peaks such as Annapurna Himalayan Ranges, Ganga Purna, Annapurna III/II, Fishtail, Himchuli, Annapurna south, and many more. Itinerary of Day 3 of the Short ABC trekking trail will gain an elevation of 1200 m.
The perfectly brightest gain peaks will surround you at ABC. Tent peak, SinguChuli, BharaShikar, and Annapurna I are some of the other mountains you can observe from ABC. The views of the mountains will be beyond your expectations and melt your heart for sure.
Apart from this, Annapurna Glaciers behind the tea house, smiling sunset views over the fishtail, and awesome snow-capped mountains add more joy to your journey and make your short ABC Trek picturesque and memorable.
Max Altitude: 4130m
Activity Duration: 8-10 hrs
Distance covered: 24km
You will observe the splendid sunrise view over Mt. Annapurna on the beautiful morning of ABC. Undoubtedly, the day will offer you an awesome surrounding view full of vibrant energy.
You cannot get enough of it. Not only this, but you can also observe the dynamic views of 360 panoramas of giant peaks. The trekking trails start to descend towards the Sinuwa, finally concluding the 4th-day trekking.
You will have your breakfast at Machhapuchre Base Camp and head towards Annapurna Base Camp. The trek goes via a wide path
• Accommodation: Tea House
• Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast
Day 05 - Trek back to Pokhara from Bhunwa.
Trekking hours: 7-9
Max. Altitude: 2100m
After reaching the destination, now we descend the trekking trails. Nevertheless, there are many things left to enjoy, which we will accomplish on the way back to Pokhara.
On this last day, having a delightful breakfast enjoying the smiling glimpse of the Himalayas is the most enjoyable moment and a way to feel what heaven looks like.
On the downward trek of 6 hrs, we will trek through beautiful villages bypassing luxurious tea houses, beautiful forests, and crystal Clear River.
We will enjoy our last lunch of the trip to the beautiful village of Chhomrong and hike to Sewi.
From Sewi, we catch a jeep and starts our drive towards Pokhara via Birethanti and Nayapul
• Meals: Lunch + Breakfast
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The Annapurna Sanctuary a glacial basin that lies about 40Km directly north of Pokhara, Nepal. The Annapurna sanctuary lies at an altitude of over 4100 meters above sea level. The area is surrounded by a ring of mountains, the Annapurna range, most of which are over 7000m above sea level.
This trek goes into the frozen heart of the Annapurna range, a splendid amphitheater of rocks and ice on a staggering scale. The trek routes start in rice paddies and lead through a gorge of bamboo and forests to end among glaciers and magnificent mountain peaks.
The Annapurna sanctuary trekking is not very hard and it is considered a moderate grade of trekking. With your positive thinking, any level of trekkers can do the trek. Trekking in these regions is definitely not so easy as the journey passes with lots of twists and turns, highs and lows. The mountains will add hurdles to each of your steps. It is a perfect trek for beginners. Get some training and keep a strong mindset for this once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience.
You can experience a dynamic texture of climatic conditions throughout the year. Each season will treat you to great surroundings. Spring and autumn are the most favorable seasons due to its pleasurable climatic traits. In contrast, the winter and summer season are least favorable due to its dry weather
The trekking hours for Annapurna Sanctuary are 5 to 7 hours exclude lunchtime. Thi s is a moderate trek with a reasonable walk every day it is less exhausting. However, The walking time depends on your fitness level and we also allow you enough time to set up your own pace. We will have multiple breaks in between for tea and the best photography. The trekking starts early morning and reaches the destination on time leaving you enough time to explore and enjoy the serenity of the place.
Yes, the itinerary is totally tailor-made and we can change it as per your needs. It can modify the itinerary as per the time convenient and the level of fitness. Above the Himalayas, trekking makes the best itinerary for the Annapuran sanctuary trek as per your requirements. This Annapurna sanctuary adventure can be made 2/3 days shorter also.
As Annapurna sanctuary falls on a high altitude place, you might not get all the facilities during the trek. As you gain altitude you will not get a variety of food and accommodation. The normal food of Annapurna sanctuary includes Dal, Bhat, and Tarkari. Hotels in the Annapurna region are also not well facilitate. Some of the hotels will provide you the facility of hot water and Wi-Fi. If you are trekking in the peak season then you will have to book your trek early. The local network works well during this trek.