In Annapurna Region, Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a splendid short journey. It leads you to the hillside of Annapurna Massive within 7 days’ time. Thus we can say it is the best 7 days trek in Annapurna Region. On your 10-day journey in the Himalayas, you will be in front of the world’s 10th highest Peak( Annapurna I).
This 7 Days Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is the best way to explore the Holy Annapurna Area. Though it is just 40m straight north to Pokhara, however it takes around 1 week to complete.Mostly says Annpurna Base Camp and it is a high glacial basin and has oval shaped plateau. Placed at 4130m altitude level, it is the dream destination for Annpurna Trekking Lovers.
A set of mountains above 7000 meters are standing in the periphery of Annapurna Sanctuary. The Sanctuary was not untouched by humans until 1956. After then, tourism starts there.It is part of Annapurna Conservation areas and ultimate spot for popula peak climbing such as Tent Peak, Tharpu Chuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and Annapurna Fang.Local of this areas believe that, Annapurna Sanctuary is home of several deities, from Hinduism and Buddhism as well the older animistic gods. The Machhapuchhre(Fishtail) is a holy mountain and considered as the home of the God Shiva. That’s why it is prohibited to bring Meat and any meat products inside this Sanctuary area.
The most popular trekking Annapurna Base Camp is known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking
Among the popular treks in Annapurna Region, the Sanctuary trek is the best short trek and has the best viewpoints. Here we have a short version itinerary for Sanctuary Trek, suitable for short holidays in Nepal. However, we can make this trek longer by adding another most popular short trek Poon Hill. Strong Hikers also can do it within 5 days.
The total distance of Annapurna Sanctuary is 115km approx where you’ll walk on average 10km – 18 km a day. Being the most popular trek, of course, you’ll encounter a large scale of tourists while trekking.
595 per personSee Group Discount
|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|1 – 1||US$ 595|
|2 – 4||US$ 560|
|5 – 10||US$ 510|
|11 +||US$ 595|
SANCTUARY TREK ITINERARY
|Day 01:||Kathmandu to Nayapul Drive and trek to Birethanti||1100m||10 hr|
|Day 02:||Birethanti to Chhumrong||2140m||8 hr|
|Day 03:||Chhomrong to Deurali||3200m||7 – 8 hr|
|Day 04:||Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp||4130m||5 hr|
|Day 04:||Back to Bamboo||2100m||7 hr|
|Day 05:||Bamboo to Jhinu||1300m||7 hr|
|Day 06:||Jhinu to Pokhara||1300m||7-8 hr|
|Day 07:||Pokhara to Kathmandu||1300m||7-8 hr|
Annapurna Sanctuary Cost
It Cost USD 595 per person for 7 days Annapurna Sanctuary Hike. Keep in mind, it’s the starting price for a sanctuary hike. We are flexible in cost because we can give you discounts according to seasons, group size, and other factors as well.
- Private transfers for your international flight (arrival/ departure).
- Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
- 2 nights accommodation in Tourist standard Kathmandu with breakfast
- 1-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
- Full board meals (B, L, D) during the trek
- All Trekking Permit.
- Experienced Guide and Porter.
- 1 Strong porter (2 guests = 1 porter basis.)
- All Expenses of Guide and Porter.
- Pokhara Fewa Lakeside to Nayapul & from Dhampus Phedi to Fewa Lakeside transportation by private vehicle.
- First Aids Kit.
- Duffel Bag for trekking.
- Fingertip Pulse Oximeter ( To minimize Altitude risk ).
- Local fresh fruit
- 13% Government VAT and official charge.
- Nepal Visa Fees
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
- All Personal Nature Expenses
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Any types of Drinks and Bar Bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Tips for the crew (Note: TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected).
- Any other things which are not mentioned in INCLUDED.
How to Get There and Away?
We can fly up to Pokhara and from Pokhara, we can drive to the hiking starting point. Either way, we’ll drive directly to the hiking starting point.
How many days do we need to do Annapurna Sanctuary Hiking?
We made a 7 days Annapurna sanctuary itinerary for the trekkers. However, if you want to customize the itinerary by adding your preferences, no problems for us. Our team will be in favor of making your sanctuary itinerary the best of the best.
What are the mountains that we can see from the Annapurna Sanctuary Excursion?
You’ll see the Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Ghandrabha Chuli, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna Fang, Fishtail, Tent Peak, and Annapurna III.
Can I Get partial service instead of a full-board package?
Yes, we can provide you.
Annapurna sanctuary Hiking difficulty?
The trek to Annapurna Sanctuary is a medium grade adventure because we’ll get a maximum height of 4130m. So if you can walk 6 hours on average a day and your body is healthy enough to cross 4000m, you can do it easily. Finally, it’s the medium-grade difficulty.
How long is the Annapurna Sanctuary trek?
The Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking will be 5 to 10 days which depends on trekkers’ choice. Because only to reach base camp and back to Pokhara, nowadays you can do it within 5 days. But you should have a hiking experience somehow. Besides that, if you want to make more days of sanctuary trek, you can combine with Poon hill.
Awesome Annapurna Sanctuary
In 2019 beginning I did Annapurna Sanctuary with Base Camp Hike Company. It was an incredible experience that I made. Jayaram(Manager) manages everything perfectly. The main important, I got an experienced guide from this company. My Guide was Som. Our guide made it full of fun during our hike.
Thank you, Jayaram for everything.